Replacing a drive drawer in a DS460C disk shelf

You must stop all host I/O activity and power off the shelf before replacing the drive drawer.

Each of these 60-drive shelves has five drive drawers.

And each of the five drawers can hold up to 12 drives.

Before you begin

You need these items for this procedure:
  • Antistatic protection
    Attention: Possible hardware damage – To prevent electrostatic discharge damage to the drive shelf, use proper antistatic protection when handling drive shelf components.
  • Replacement drive drawer
  • Replacement left and right cable chains
  • Flashlight
  • Permanent marker