Removing the management switch (optional)

This section describes how to remove the ThinkSystem NE0152T RackSwitch from a standard 19‐inch equipment rack. For information about removing the switch from other supported racks, see the appropriate section in this chapter.

Note:

A dedicated out-of-band management switch is required for this solution. If the Lenovo ThinkSystem NE0152T RackSwitch is not used, you must provide an out-of-band management switch with the correct configuration. Disregard this procedure if you are not including the NE0152T as the management switch in your solution.

This section describes how to remove the NE0152T from a standard 19‐inch equipment rack.

Procedure performed by: customer or field service

To replace the NE0152T from a standard rack, complete the following steps:

  1. If the power cord retention clip is installed, remove it:
    Figure 1. Power-cord retention clip removal
    Image showing removal of the power cord retention clip from switch
  2. Disconnect all external cables.
  3. Loosen and remove M6 screws, washers, and clip nuts (or cage nuts) to release the switch unit from the rack.
    Figure 2. Releasing switch unit from the rack
    Image showing how to release the switch unit from the rack
  4. Slide the switch unit out of the rack.
  5. Loosen and remove the M4 screws attaching the mounting bracket on each side of the switch.
    Figure 3. Removing mounting brackets from switch

    Image showing how to remove the mounting brackets from the switch

Install the replacement NE0152T unit by completing the steps in Install the management switch (optional).