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Parts Replacement

OceanStor V5 Series V500R007

This document is applicable to OceanStor 5110 V5, 5110F V5, 5300 V5, 5300F V5, 5500 V5, 5500F V5, 5600 V5, 5600F V5, 5800 V5, 5800F V5, 6800 V5, 6800F V5, 18500 V5, 18500F V5, 18800 V5, and 18800F V5. This document describes the procedure for replacing the parts of storage system in terms of safety operations, preparations, and precautions.
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Replacing an FRU

Replacing an FRU

This section describes how to use the Field Replaceable Unit (FRU) replacement tool to replace parts.


The Parts Replacement function package has been installed.


FRUs are components that engineers can replace onsite by performing the operations in the operation guide.


This section uses an optical module as an example.

Install the latest SmartKit before replacing an FRU.

Operators: technical support engineers and maintenance engineers from Huawei or certified by Huawei


  1. Log in to SmartKit.
  2. Choose Home > Storage > Parts Replacement > Parts Replacement. The Parts Replacement page is displayed.

  3. Click Device Selection. The Select Device dialog box is displayed.

    Figure 6-9 Select Device

  4. In the device list, select the device whose parts you want to replace and click OK.


    If the device does not exist in the list, follow instructions in Add Device to add the device. For details, see 5 in Checking System Status.

  5. Click Parts Replacement, select the device whose parts you want to replace and click OK. In the FRU Replacement dialog box, select the parts to be replaced. For example, select Optical Module.

    The Replace Optical Module Wizard dialog box is displayed.


    By default, only faulty optical modules are displayed. If you want to view all optical modules, deselect Show faulty components only.

    Figure 6-10 Replace Optical Module Wizard 4-1

  6. In the optical module list, select the optical module that you want to replace and click Next.

    Check the system before the replacement.

    Figure 6-11 Replace Optical Module Wizard 4-2


    If services on the port corresponding to the replaced optical module fail, the Danger dialog box is displayed.

    • If the risk can be ignored, select I have read and understand the consequence associated with performing this operation, click OK, and go to 7.
    • If you need to perform the replacement again, click Cancel and then confirm that the interface module and the controller corresponding to the optical module are working normally. If the Danger dialog box is displayed again, contact Huawei technical support.

  7. Click Next.

    The optical module replacement page is displayed.


    You can proceed to the next operation only when all items pass the pre-replacement check.

  8. Replace the optical module by performing operations in the operation guide.
  9. Click Replaced.

    The Warning dialog box is displayed.


    Before this operation, you need to manually replace the faulty parts.

  10. Click OK.

    Check the system after the replacement.

    Figure 6-12 Replace Optical Module Wizard 4-3

  11. Click Next.

    The Complete page is displayed.

    Figure 6-13 Replace Optical Module Wizard 4-4

  12. Click Finish.

    The optical module replacement is complete.

Updated: 2019-07-11

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