Install an SSD Module
This section describes how to install a Solid-state Drive (SSD) module in the rear slot of a switch.
You need the following tools and materials to install an SSD module:
ESD-preventive wrist strap
#2 Phillips screwdriver
WarningTo prevent damage to the switch or VIM, the switch must be powered OFF when removing or installing SSD modules.
To install an SSD module, follow these steps:
- Attach the ESD wrist strap to your wrist and connect the metal end to an appropriate ground point on the rack.
- Ensure that the switch is completely powered down.
Remove the cover plate from the
SSD slot (#2 Phillips screwdriver required).
- Remove the SSD module from its packaging.
Carefully slide the SSD module
into the slot on the rear panel until it is firmly in place.
- Secure the SSD module using the screws provided.