Replacing the front video connector

Use this information to replace the front video connector.

To replace the front video connector board, complete the following steps:

  1. Read the safety information that begins in Safety and Installation guidelines.
  2. Align the video connector with the slot on the server and install the two screws to secure it to the server.
    Note: Refer to the illustrations below for 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch hard disk drive bays models respectively. Depending on your server model, align the video connector from inside or outside the server.
    Figure 1. Video connector alignment

  3. Connect the video cable to the connector on the system board. Route the cable as shown in the following illustration. Secure the cable with any cable clips on the chassis.
  4. Reinstall the cover (see Replacing the server top cover).
  5. Reconnect the power cords and any cables that you removed.
  6. Turn on the peripheral devices and the server.