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FusionStorage OBS 7.0 Parts Replacement 05

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Replacing a Mounting Ear Plate of a 5288 V5 36-Slot Node

Replacing a Mounting Ear Plate of a 5288 V5 36-Slot Node

The procedures for replacing left and right mounting ear plates are the same. This section uses replacing the left mounting ear plate as an example.

Impact on the System

Before replacing the left or right mounting ear plate on a storage node, you must power off the node. This will adversely affect the services running on the node.


A spare mounting ear plate is ready.


Before replacing mounting ear plates, mark the connections of the cables.

Tools and Materials

  • Flat-head screwdrivers
  • Phillips screwdrivers
  • ESD gloves
  • ESD wrist straps
  • ESD bags
  • Labels

Replacement Process

Replace a mounting ear plate by following the process shown in Figure 14-6.

Figure 14-6 Mounting ear plate replacement process


  1. Remove the storage node from its cabinet. For details, see Basic Operations.
  2. Remove the left mounting ear plate.

    1. Hold the cover of the left mounting ear plate, pull it gently, slide it leftwards, and remove it, as shown in steps 1 and 2 in Figure 14-7.
      Figure 14-7 Removing a left mounting ear plate
    2. Remove the left mounting ear plate, as shown in step 3 in Figure 14-7.
    3. Remove the cable from the left mounting ear plate.

  3. Place the removed mounting ear plate in an ESD bag.
  4. Take the spare mounting ear plate out of its ESD bag.
  5. Install the left mounting ear plate.

    1. Connect the cable to the left mounting ear plate.
    2. Install the left mounting ear plate, as shown in step 1 in Figure 14-8.
      Figure 14-8 Installing a left mounting ear plate
    3. Install the cover, as shown in step 2 in Figure 14-8.

  6. Put the storage node into the cabinet. For details, see Basic Operations.
  7. Connect the storage node to the power sockets and peripheral devices according to the cable connection labels. Ensure that all cables are correctly connected and then power on the storage node. If the storage node is not powered on, press the power button on the front panel.
  8. Check the system status.

    On SmartKit, choose Home > Storage > Routine Maintenance > More > Inspection and check the system status.
    • If all inspection items pass the inspection, the inspection is successful.
    • If some inspection items fail, the inspection fails. Rectify the faults by taking recommended actions in the inspection reports. Perform inspection again after fault rectification. If the inspection still fails, contact Huawei technical support.

    For details, see the FusionStorage OBS Administrator Guide.

Follow-up Procedure

Label the replaced mounting ear plate to facilitate subsequent operations.

Updated: 2019-07-05

Document ID: EDOC1100051325

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