Remove an interconnect switch

Procedure for removing the Lenovo ThinkAgile CP interconnect.

Procedure performed by: customer or field service

To remove the ThinkAgile CP interconnect from a standard rack, complete the following steps:

  1. Disconnect all external cables on power and Ethernet ports.
  2. Loosen and remove the screws (1) and clip nuts (or cage nuts) to release the switch and the rail from the rack.
  3. Remove the switch from the rail.
  4. Remove the two screws (2) used to secure each of the rear-post brackets at the midpoint on the sides of the rails.
  5. Remove the four screws (3) on the front- and rear-post brackets.
    Figure 1. Removing the interconnect from the rack
    Image showing the removal of the interconnect switch from the rack

Replace the interconnect switch by following the steps in Install the ThinkAgile CP interconnect switch.