Removing an RPS-500p Redundant Power Supply

About this task

To remove an installed RPS-500p that is attached to a switch, follow these steps.

Caution

Caution

Observe all ESD precautions when handling sensitive electronic equipment.

Procedure

  1. Unplug the AC power cord from the AC power source first and then from the power supply.
  2. Disconnect the RPS cable from the Redundant Power Supply connector at the rear of the power supply.
  3. Disconnect the RPS cable from the Redundant Power Supply connector on the switch.
  4. If the power supply is installed in a rack, remove it from the rack:
    1. Holding the power supply securely, remove the screws that attach it to the rack rails.
    2. Place the power supply onto a sturdy flat surface.
    3. Optionally, remove the rack-mounting brackets from the power supply.
  5. If you want to replace the power supply with a new one, follow the instructions in Installing an RPS-500p Redundant Power Supply.