ASUS RS720-E7/RS12-E E7521 User's Manual

RS720-E7/RS12
RS720-E7/RS12-E
Configuration Guide
E7521
First Edition V1
June 2012
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II
Chapter 1: Product introduction
Contents
Revision history........................................................................................... III
Safety information....................................................................................... IV
Electrical Safety................................................................................ IV
Operation Safety............................................................................... IV
Chapter 1:
Product introduction
1.1
Key features................................................................................... 1-2
1.3
Front panel features...................................................................... 1-4
1.2
1.4
1.5
System overview........................................................................... 1-3
Rear panel features....................................................................... 1-4
System specifications.................................................................. 1-5
Chapter 2:
Components
2.1
Upgrading CPU and CPU heatsink.............................................. 2-2
2.3
Upgrading hard disk drives.......................................................... 2-5
2.2
2.4
2.5
2.6
2.7
2.8
2.9
Upgrading system memory.......................................................... 2-3
Installing PCI express cards........................................................ 2-6
Installing ASUS PIKE RAID card.................................................. 2-8
Replacing power supply unit....................................................... 2-9
Installing optical drive................................................................ 2-10
Friction rail kit............................................................................. 2-11
OS support list............................................................................ 2-12
Revision history
Revision
Revision history
Date
V1
First release of RS720-E7/RS12; RS720-E7/RS12-E
configuration guide
June 2012
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III
Safety information
Electrical Safety
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•
•
•
Before installing or removing signal cables, ensure that the power cables for
the system unit and all attached devices are unplugged.
To prevent electrical shock hazard, disconnect the power cable from the
electrical outlet before relocating the system.
When adding or removing any additional devices to or from the system, contact
a qualified service technician or your dealer. Ensure that the power cables for
the devices are unplugged before the signal cables are connected. If possible,
disconnect all power cables from the existing system before you service.
If the power supply is broken, do not try to fix it by yourself. Contact a qualified
service technician or your dealer.
Operation Safety
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Servicing of this product or units is to be performed by trained service
personnel only.
Before operating the server, carefully read all the manuals included with the
server package.
Before using the server, make sure all cables are correctly connected and the
power cables are not damaged. If any damage is detected, contact your dealer
as soon as possible.
To avoid short circuits, keep paper clips, screws, and staples away from
connectors, slots, sockets and circuitry.
Avoid dust, humidity, and temperature extremes. Place the server on a stable
surface.
This product is equipped with a three-wire power cable and plug for the user’s
safety. Use the power cable with a properly grounded electrical outlet to avoid
electrical shock.
Lithium-Ion Battery Warning
CAUTION! Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced.
Replace only with the same or equivalent type recommended by the
manufacturer. Dispose of used batteries according to the manufacturer’s
instructions.
Heavy System
CAUTION! This server system is heavy. Ask for assistance when moving or
carrying the system.
IV
Chapter 1: Product introduction
This chapter describes the key features
of RS720-E7/RS12; RS720-E7/RS12-E.
It includes the product overview and
general specifications.
Product introduction
Chapter 1
1.1
Key features
High Performance 2U Storage Server
Based on the Intel® Socket R E5-2600 processor platform, the ASUS RS720-E7/
RS12; RS720-E7/RS12-E server offers customers an extensive feature set:
mass storage. high memory capacity, outstanding power efficiency, quad LAN
connectivity, comprehensive server management, and flexible RAID. It is an ideal
choice for customers who demand high performance and mass storage on one
product.
Mass Storage Capacity in a 2U Chassis
The RS700-E7/RS12 is built with 12 SAS/SATA 3.5” hard drive bays to support
up to 36TB storage capacity. The hot-swappable design provides non-stop high
availability, with easy maintenance and servicing.
6+1 Expansion
The RS720-E7/RS12; RS720-E7/RS12-E has high expandability with six expansion
slots, including two PCI Express 3.0 x16 slots (x8 link) or one PCI Express 3.0 x16
slot (x16 link), three PCI Express 3.0 x16 slots, and one PCI Express 3.0 x16 slot
(x8 link), meeting the demands of future expansion. In addition, a dedicated slot for
ASUS PIKE SAS RAID upgrade kits is included.
Up to 92% Power Efficiency
The use of 1+1 redundant 770W 80Plus Gold power supplies offers high power
efficiency for HPC applications. Also hot-swappable, power supplies can be
serviced individually without shutting down the server.
Quad LAN Support
Quad LAN teaming ports provide high networking bandwidth with load balance
and fault tolerance functions. The server supports ASUS-made and most marketavailable 10Gb LAN cards for fast networking.
Comprehensive RAID
The RS720-E7/RS12; RS720-E7/RS12-E supports ASUS RAID PIKE RAID
Solution. Users may upgrade the server from SATA to SAS storage by reconnecting the cable from the onboard SATA to the PIKE riser card’s SAS port,
creating multiple storage options!
Complete Remote Server Management
By installing an optional web GUI-based ASMB6-iKVM module, users get full
control of the server with out-of-band management (IPMI 2.0 standard) and 24/7
real-time remote monitoring. Meanwhile, ASWM Enterprise software provides
one-to-multiple centralized management, including BIOS flashing, remote control,
power control, and asset management through a user-friendly interface. This gives
users an effective tool for remote server management.
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Chapter 1: Product introduction
1.2
System overview
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Items
Items
1. HDD tray
2. Hard disk drives
3. System FAN
4. PIKE card
5. Central processing unit (CPU)
6. CPU heatsink
7. System memory
8. Friction rackmount rail kit
9. Fan Duct
10. Top cover
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1.3
Front panel features
RS720-E7/RS12
USB ports HDD 1 (SAS/SATA) HDD 2 (SAS/SATA) HDD 3 (SAS/SATA) HDD 4 (SAS/SATA) Power button
Front panel
LEDs
2
HDD 5 (SAS/SATA) HDD 6 (SAS/SATA) HDD 7 (SAS/SATA) HDD 8 (SAS/SATA)
HDD 9 (SATA)
HDD 10 (SATA)
HDD 11 (SATA)
Location
switch
1
Reset button
HDD 12 (SATA)
RS720-E7/RS12-E
USB ports HDD 1 (SAS/SATA) HDD 2 (SAS/SATA) HDD 3 (SAS/SATA) HDD 4 (SAS/SATA)
Power button
Front panel
LEDs
2
HDD 5 (SAS/SATA)
HDD 6 (SAS/SATA) HDD 7 (SAS/SATA) HDD 8 (SAS/SATA)
HDD 9 (SAS/SATA)
1.4
HDD 10 (SAS/SATA)
1
Location
switch
Reset button
HDD 11 (SAS/SATA) HDD 12 (SAS/SATA)
Rear panel features
6 Expansion slots
LAN port 4
LAN port 3
LAN port 2
LAN port 1
VGA port
USB ports
DM_LAN1 port*
PS/2 keyboard port
PS/2 mouse port
Power cord
connector
Redundant power
supply
Power supply
dummy
* The port is for ASUS ASMB6-iKVM controller card only.
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Chapter 1: Product introduction
1.5
System specifications
Model Name
RS720-E7/RS12
2 x Intel® LGA 2011
Processor / System Bus
Smart Fan
ASWM
Enterprise
Total Slots
Capacity
Memory
Memory Type
Memory Size
Total PCI/PCI-X/
PCI-E Slots
Expansion Slots
Slot Type
Additional Slot
Storage
Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 Processor Family
QPI 6.4 / 7.2 / 8.0 GT/s
Intel® C602-A
Core Logic
ASUS Features
RS720-E7/RS12-E
SATA Controller
√
√
16 DDR3 DIMM Slots (4-channel per CPU, 8 DIMMs per CPU)
Maximum up to 128GB (UDIMM)
Maximum up to 512GB (RDIMM)
Maximum up to 512GB (LRDIMM)
DDR3 800/1066/1333/1600 RDIMM
DDR3 1066/1333 ECC UDIMM/Non-ECC UDIMM
DDR3 1066/1333 LR-DIMM
1GB, 2GB, 4GB, 8GB, 16GB and 32GB* (RDIMM)
1GB, 2GB, 4GB and 8GB* (UDIMM)
8GB, 16GB and 32GB* (LRDIMM)
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Low-profile slots:
- Slot 1: PCI-E x16 (X8 Gen3 link, MIO supported, White, from CPU 1)
- Slot 2: PCI-E x16 (X16 Gen3 link, Auto switch to x8 link if PCIE 1 is occupied, White, from CPU 1)
- Slot 3: PCI-E x16 (X16 Gen3 link, Black, from CPU 2)
- Slot 4: PCI-E x16 (X16 Gen3 link, White, from CPU 1)
- Slot 5: PCI-E x16 (X16 Gen3 link, Black, from CPU 2)
- Slot 6: PCI-E x16 (X8 Gen3 link, Black, from CPU 2)
1 x PIKE Slot for Storage expansion (White, from CPU 1)
Intel® C602-A :
<AHCI>
2 SATA 6Gb/s ports; 4 SATA
3Gb/s ports
Intel® RSTe (for Windows
only)
N/A
(Support software RAID 0,
1, 10 & 5)
LSI® MegaRAID (for Linux/
Windows)
(Support software RAID 0,
1, 10)
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Model Name
RS720-E7/RS12
Storage
SAS
Controller
HDD Bays
I = internal
A or S will
be hotswappable
Networking
Graphic
LAN
VGA
Onboard I/O
OS Support
Management
Solution
Out of Band
Remote
Hardware
Software
Optional:
ASUS PIKE 2008 8-port SAS
6G RAID card (����������������
Support RAID 0,
1, 10 & 1E�)
ASUS PIKE 2008/IMR 8-port
SAS 6G RAID card (��������
Support
RAID 0, 1, 10, 5, & 50�)
ASUS PIKE 2108 8-port SAS
6G HW RAID card (��������
Support
RAID 0, 1, 10, 5, 6, 50 & 60�)
8 x Hot-swap 3.5” SATA/SAS
HDD Bays (available only
when an optional ASUS
PIKE SAS RAID card is
installed)
12 x Hot-swap 3.5” SATA/SAS
HDD Bays (when an
ASUS PIKE SAS RAID
card is installed)
ASUS ASWM Enterprise®
615mm x 444mm x 87mm (2U)
Net Weight Kg (CPU, DRAM &
HDD not inclu ded)
23 Kg
Environment
ASUS PIKE 2008 8-port SAS
6G RAID card (����������������
Support RAID 0,
1, 10 & 1E�)
ASUS PIKE 2108 8-port SAS
6G HW RAID card (��������
Support
RAID 0, 1, 10, 5, 6, 50 & 60�)
4 x Hot-swap 3.5” SATA HDD
Bays
1 x Quad Port Intel® Ethernet Controller i350 LAN
ASPEED® AST2300 + 16MB VRAM
5 x RJ-45 ports (1 for ASMB6-iKVM)
4 x USB 2.0 ports (Front x 2, Rear x 2)
1 x Internal A Type USB Port
1 x VGA port
1 x PS/2 keyboard port
1 x PS/2 mouse port
Windows® Server 2008 R2
Windows® Server 2008 Enterprise 32 / 64-bit
Windows® 7 32/64-bit
RedHat® Enterprise Linux AS5.6/6.0 32 / 64-bit
CentOS 5.6 32 /64-bit
SuSE® Linux Enterprise Server 11.2 32 / 64-bit
(Subject to change without any notice)
Default ASMB6-iKVM for KVM-over-IP
Dimension (HH x WW x DD)
Power Supply
RS720-E7/RS12-E
1+1 Redundant 770W 80PLUS Gold Power Supply
(following different configuration by region)
Operation temperature: 10°C–35°C / Non operation temperature:
-40°C–70°C
Non operation humidity: 20%–90% ( Non-condensing)
*Specifications are subject to change without notice.
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Chapter 1: Product introduction
This chapter lists the key components
and optional accessories for the server
system.
Components
Chapter 2
2.1
Upgrading CPU and CPU heatsink
The motherboard comes with a surface mount LGA2011 socket designed for the
Intel® Xeon E5-2600 family processor.
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2-2
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To prevent damage to the socket pins, do not remove the PnP cap unless
you are installing a CPU.
•
The CPU fits in only one correct orientation. DO NOT force the CPU into
the socket to prevent bending the connectors on the socket and damaging
the CPU!
•
To prevent contaminating the paste, DO NOT spread the paste with your
finger directly.
Chapter 2: Components
Order P/N
90-S000U0CP1T
90-S000U0C91T
90-S000U0C80T
90-S000U0C81T
90-S000U0C82T
90-S000U0C83T
90-S000U0C84T
90-S000U0C85T
90-S000U0C86T
Description
INT E5-2690 2.9G SINGLE PACK W/TS HEATSINK
INT E5-2680 2.7G SINGLE PACK W/TS HEATSINK
INT E5-2670 2.6G SINGLE PACK W/TS HEATSINK
INT E5-2665 2.4G SINGLE PACK W/TS HEATSINK
INT E5-2660 2.2G SINGLE PACK W/TS HEATSINK
INT E5-2650 2.0G SINGLE PACK W/TS HEATSINK
INT E5-2640 2.5G SINGLE PACK W/TS HEATSINK
INT E5-2630 2.3G SINGLE PACK W/TS HEATSINK
INT E5-2620 2.00G SINGLE PACK W/TS HEATSINK
* >115W support with optional thermal upgrade kit.
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2.2
Upgrading system memory
The motherboard comes with eight (per CPU) Double Data Rate 3 (DDR3) Dual
Inline Memory Modules (DIMM) sockets.
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8
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10
4
7
6
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1 DIMM_A1
5 DIMM_C1
2 DIMM_A2
6 DIMM_C2 10 DIMM_E2 14 DIMM_G2
9 DIMM_E1 13 DIMM_G1
3 DIMM_B1
7 DIMM_D1 11 DIMM_F1 15 DIMM_H1
4 DIMM_B2
8 DIMM_D2 12 DIMM_F2 16 DIMM_H2
CPU1 Configuration
A2
A1 B2
1 DIMM
P
2 DIMMs
P
4 DIMMs
P
8 DIMMs
P
P
B1 C2
C1 D2
D1
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
CPU1 + CPU2 Configuration
A2
B1 C2
C1 D2
D1 E2
E1 F2 F1 G2 G1 H2
H1
P
2 DIMMs
P
4 DIMMs
P
P
8 DIMMs
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
12 DIMMs
P
P
P
P
16 DIMMs
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
Description
90-S000I0610T
DDR3 1600 ECC REG 8G 240P
90-S000I0600T
P
P
Order P/N
90-S000I0620T
2-4
A1 B2
1 DIMM
P
P
P
P
DDR3 1600 ECC REG 16G 240P
DDR3 1600 ECC REG 4G 240P
Chapter 2: Components
2.3
Upgrading hard disk drives
The hard disk drive installed on the drive tray connects to the motherboard SATA/
SAS ports via the SATA/SAS backplane.
We recommend that you install identical drives of the same model and capacity
for RAID configuration.
P/N
Description
90-S000H64R0T
300GB 6G SAS15Krpm with HDD Tray (Seagate)
90-S000H64S0T
450GB 6G SAS15Krpm with HDD Tray (Seagate)
90-S000H64T0T
600GB 6G SAS15Krpm with HDD Tray (Seagate)
90-S000H65D1T
500GB SATA3 6Gb 7200 rpm with HDD Tray (Seagate)
90-S000H65B1T
1TB SATA3 6Gb 7200 rpm with HDD Tray (Seagate)
90-S000H65V0T
500GB SATA3 7200 rpm with HDD Tray (Seagate Enterprise)
90-S000H65U0T
1TB SATA3 7200 rpm with HDD Tray (Seagate Enterprise)
90-S000H65T0T
2TB SATA3 7200 rpm with HDD Tray (Seagate Enterprise)
90-S000H65E2T
3TB SATA3 7200 rpm with HDD Tray (Seagate Enterprise)
If you want to install an SAS HDD, install the ASUS PIKE RAID card first. For
more details, refer to section 2.5 Installing ASUS PIKE RAID card.
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2-5
2.4
Installing PCI express cards
In the future, you may need to install expansion cards. The following subsections
describe the slots and the expansion cards that they support.
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2.
3.
4.
2-6
Locate the slot that you want to install expansion card on the motherboard.
Align the golden fingers of the expansion card with the slot you decided to
use.
Insert the expansion card into the slot. Ensure that it is completely seated on
the slot.
Reinstall the expansion card shield.
Chapter 2: Components
2.5
Installing ASUS PIKE RAID card
Follow the steps below to install an optional ASUS RAID card on your motherboard.
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1.
Locate the PIKE RAID card slot on the motherboard.
3.
Align the golden fingers of the PIKE RAID card with the PIKE RAID card slot.
2.
4.
5.
6.
P/N
Remove the screw at the end of the PIKE slot on the motherboard.
Insert the PIKE RAID card into the PIKE RAID card slot. Ensure that it is
completely seated on the PIKE RAID card slot.
Tighten the screw to secure the PIKE card on the motherboard.
Connect the data cables, by numerical order, to the SAS connectors labeled
SAS1-8 on the motherboard.
Description
90-S00CS0150T PIKE 2108 8-port SAS 6G card. RAID Kit (H/W RAID 0, 1, 10, 5, 6, 50, 60)
90-S00CS0140T PIKE 2008/IMR 8-port SAS 6G card. RAID Kit (RAID 0, 1, 10, 5, 50)
90-S00CS0130T PIKE2008 8-port SAS 6G card. RAID Kit (RAID 0, 1, 10, 1E)
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2.6
Replacing power supply unit
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2
Order P/N
90-S00PW0100T
Description
RPS 770W Module
Remove the dummy power supply module before installing the second
redundant power supply.
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Chapter 2: Components
2.7
Friction rail kit
Front end
Rack rails
Rear end
1
2
4
3
P/N
Description
90-S00SP1360T
FRICTION RAIL KIT V2.0
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2.8
OS support list
OS support list
WindowsR Server 2008 R2
WindowsR Server 2008 R2 Enterprise
WindowsR Server 2008 Enterprise 32/64-bit
RedHatR Enterprise Linux AS5.6/6.0 32/64-bit
SuSER Linux Enterprise Server 11.2 32/64-bit
CentOS 5.6 32/64-bit
VMWare ESX4.1/ESXi4.1
P/N
Description
90-S00SW8200T
Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise (1-8 CPU, 10CAL)
90-S00SW7151T
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WINDOWS SERVER 2008 STD R2 64 (64-bit only)
Chapter 2: Components