Express5800/ A2040c/A2020c/A2010c/A1040c

Express5800/
A2040c/A2020c/A2010c/A1040c
Configuration Guide
Introduction
This document contains product and configuration information that will enable you to configure your system. The
guide will ensure fast and proper configuration of your NEC Express5800 server.
The available models depend on sales regions. For details, please contact your region’s sales representative.
May 2016
Rev.4.0
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CONFIGURATION GUIDE – NEC Express5800/A2040c, A2020c, A2010c, A1040c
Contents
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION ........................................................................................ 4
NEC Express5800/A2040c (including COPT supported model) ...................................................... 4
NEC Express5800/A2020c ................................................................................................................... 5
NEC Express5800/A2010c ................................................................................................................... 6
NEC Express5800/A1040c ................................................................................................................... 7
EXTERNAL VIEWS ......................................................................................................... 8
Front and Rear Views ........................................................................................................................... 8
Dimensions (mm) ............................................................................................................................... 10
A2040c/A2020c/A2010c ................................................................................................................ 10
A1040c .......................................................................................................................................... 10
CONFIGURATION DIAGRAM ....................................................................................... 11
A2040c ..................................................................................................................................................11
A2020c ..................................................................................................................................................11
A2010c ................................................................................................................................................. 12
A1040c ................................................................................................................................................. 12
Expansion Slot .................................................................................................................................... 13
SERVER CONFIGURATION ......................................................................................... 14
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3
4
5
6
7
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Base Models ................................................................................................................................ 14
1.1
A2040c .............................................................................................................................. 14
1.2
A2020c .............................................................................................................................. 15
1.3
A2010c .............................................................................................................................. 16
1.4
A1040c .............................................................................................................................. 17
1.5
COPT ................................................................................................................................ 18
CPU ............................................................................................................................................... 19
Memory......................................................................................................................................... 21
3.1
Memory Riser Card ........................................................................................................... 21
3.2
Memory Configuration ....................................................................................................... 22
Internal Disk Drives ..................................................................................................................... 28
4.1
RAID Configuration ........................................................................................................... 28
4.2
Internal Drive Configuration .............................................................................................. 30
Optical Drive ................................................................................................................................ 35
PCI Card ....................................................................................................................................... 36
6.1
Network Interface Controller ............................................................................................. 36
6.2
PCIe SSD Adapter ............................................................................................................. 39
6.3
External Storage Controller ............................................................................................... 40
Other Add-in Components ......................................................................................................... 43
7.1
Power Supply Unit ............................................................................................................. 43
7.2
Redundant Fan Kit ............................................................................................................ 44
7.3
Trusted Platform Module Kit .............................................................................................. 44
7.4
Internal Flash Memory....................................................................................................... 44
Add-on Components ................................................................................................................... 45
8.1
17-inch LCD Console Unit ................................................................................................. 45
8.2
KVM Switch ....................................................................................................................... 46
8.3
Front Bezel ........................................................................................................................ 47
8.4
Cable Arm .......................................................................................................................... 48
8.5
Management Console Specifications ................................................................................ 50
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REFERENCES .............................................................................................................. 51
■CPU .................................................................................................................................................. 51
■Memory ............................................................................................................................................ 51
■Internal Drive ................................................................................................................................... 57
■Connection to RDX (USB) by Device Expansion Unit ................................................................. 60
■Remarks for System Buit-up ......................................................................................................... 60
■Server Management ........................................................................................................................ 61
■PCI Slot: Available Slots and Installation Limitations ................................................................. 62
■PCI Card: Priority/Order of Installation......................................................................................... 76
■RAS Feature Matrix (per OS) ......................................................................................................... 80
Copyright Notice and Liability Disclaimer ....................................................................................... 84
REVISION HISTORY ..................................................................................................... 85
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Technical Specification
NEC Express5800/A2040c (including COPT supported model)
Key Features
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4U/up to 4way high performance with the latest Intel® Xeon® Processor E7-8800v3/E7-4800v3 Product Family
Up to 4TB of memory capacity, supporting high speed and energy efficient DDR4 memory
Redundant resources; service processors, clock and core I/O components
Capacity Optimization (COPT) supported model separately available in line-up for CPU resource optimization
Up to 8 2.5-inch HDD/SSD
High energy efficiency with 80 PLUS® Platinum certified power supply unit
Model Name
Express5800/A2040c
Product Code
Base Unit
NE3400-090F
Base Unit (COPT)
CPU
Processor
Clock Speed
Number of CPUs, min./max.
CPU
NE3400-091F
NE3301-H011F
NE3301-H012F
NE3301-H013F
NE3301-H014F
NE3301-H015F
NE3301-H016F
NE3301-H017F
NE3301-H018F
Intel® Xeon®
Processor
E7-8890 v3
2.50GHz
Intel® Xeon®
Processor
E7-8880v3
2.30GHz
Intel® Xeon®
Processor
E7-88870v3
2.10GHz
Intel® Xeon®
Processor
E7-4850v3
2.20GHz
Intel® Xeon®
Processor
E7-4820v3
1.90GHz
Intel® Xeon®
Processor
E7-4809v3
2.00GHz
Intel® Xeon®
Processor
E7-8891v3
2.80GHz
Intel® Xeon®
Processor
E7-8893v3
3.20GHz
25MB
20MB
2/4
3rd Cache
45MB
18C / 36T
Number of Cores (C) / Thread (T) per CPU
Chipset
Capacity, standard/maximum
Memory Module
Maximum Clock Speed
Error Check, Correction
Rank Sparing
Memory Mirroring
Internal (standard)
Hard
Memory
Auxiliary Storage
Device
Disk
Drive
Internal (maximum)
35MB
14C / 28T
10C / 20T
8C / 16T
Intel® C602-J chipset
Not pre-installed
Registered DIMM : 2TB (64x 32GB), Load Reduced DIMM : 4TB (64x 64GB) *1
DDR4-2133 Registered DIMM (8/16/32GB), DDR4-2133 Load Reduced DIMM (32/64GB) *1
1866MHz
ECC, x4 SDDC (Independence mode), DDDC (LockStep mode)
Supported
Supported
-
Supported Slots *3
Graphics
Chip/Video RAM
Graphic Display / Resolution
1298VA/1272W
2319VA/2273W
2370VA/2323W
1291VA/1265W
2307VA/2261W
2358VA/2311W
8363KJ/h
1298VA/1272W
2217VA/2173W
2268VA/2223W
1291VA/1265W
2205VA/2161W
2256VA/2211W
8003KJ/h
Supported
SAS 12Gb/s : RAID 0/1/5/6/10/50/60
Internal drive (option) *2
14x PCI Express 3.0 (x8 lane, x8 socket) (Low profile, 167.6mm in length)
2x PCI Express 3.0 (x4 lane, x8 socket) (Low profile, 167.6mm in length)
Embedded in management controller chip / 8MB
16,770,000 colors: 640x480, 800x600, 1,024x768, 1,152x864, 1,280x1,024, 1,600x1,200
5x USB2.0 (3x front, 1x rear, 1x internal), 1x Analog RGB (Mini D-Sub 15-pin, 1x front),
1x SUV (2x USB2.0, 1x serial (RS-232C/D-Sub 9-pin), 1x VGA (Mini D-Sub 15-pin))
2x Management LAN connector (1000BASE-T/100BASE-TX/10BASE-T, RJ-45, 2x rear)
Supported (hot-plug available)
Supported (standard, hot-plug available)
Standard Interface
Redundant Power Supply
Redundant Fan
443.0mm x 719.3mm x 174.5mm (w/o protuberance/inner rail)
482.6mm x 892.5mm x 175.5mm (including protuberance/inner rail)
External Dimensions (width x depth x height)
Weight (min.*4 / max.)
36kg / 54kg (including rail)
Not Pre-installed
800W or 1000W 80 PLUS® Platinum certified, hot plug (max. 4 units)
AC100V/200V±10%, 50/60Hz±3Hz
Power Supply Unit
Power Consumption
(100V max. configuration ,
(100V max. configuration ,
(100V max. configuration ,
(200V max. configuration ,
(200V max. configuration ,
(200V max. configuration ,
Calorific Value (KJ/h)
4C / 8T
HDD: 2.5-inch SAS 9.6TB (8x 1.2TB), SSD: 2.5-inch SAS 3.2TB (8x 400GB)
Hot Plug
Interface / RAID Level
Optical Disk Drive
FDD
Expansion Bay
Expansion Slots
45MB
10C / 20T
25℃ Standby)
25℃ High Load)
Maximum)
25℃ Standby)
25℃ High Load)
Maximum)
Environmental Requirements
Temperature/Humidity
1298VA/1272W
2319VA/2273W
2370VA/2323W
1291VA/1265W
2307VA/2261W
2358VA/2311W
8363KJ/h
1298VA/1272W
2258VA/2213W
2309VA/2263W
1291VA/1265W
2246VA/2201W
2297VA/2251W
8147KJ/h
1298VA/1272W
2217VA/2173W
2268VA/2223W
1291VA/1265W
2205VA/2161W
2256VA/2211W
8003KJ/h
1298VA/1272W
2115VA/2073W
2166VA/2123W
1291VA/1265W
2103VA/2061W
2154VA/2111W
7643KJ/h
1298VA/1272W
2115VA/2073W
2166VA/2123W
1291VA/1265W
2103VA/2061W
2154VA/2111W
7643KJ/h
1298VA/1272W
2115VA/2073W
2166VA/2123W
1291VA/1265W
2103VA/2061W
2154VA/2111W
7643KJ/h
Operating: 10 to 40℃ / 50 to 104℉, 20 to 80%
Non-Operating: -10 to 55℃ / 14 to 131℉, 20 to 80% (no condensation either when operating or when stored)
EXPRESSBUILDER (NEC ESMPRO/ServerManager (Windows), NEC ESMPRO Agent, User's Guide (electronic document) included),
"Getting Started" Document, SUV Cable, Rack Mount Kit
Accessories
Installed OS
Regulatory and Safety
Supported OS
FCC, UL, CE, BSMI, UL(Mexico), RoHS, WEEE
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2012 Standard, Microsoft® Windows Server® 2012 Datacenter
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2012 R2 Standard, Microsoft® Windows Server® 2012 R2 Datacenter
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 6.6 and later (x86_64), Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 7.2 (x86_64), Oracle® Linux 6.6/UEK R2 and later (x86_64)
VMware® ESXi™ 5.5 Update 2
VMware® ESXi™ 6.0, VMware® ESXi™ 6.0 Update1b
Note;
*1
*2
*3
*4
64GB DIMM is to be supported in 1H/2016.
Either internal DVD-ROM or DVD SuperMULTI should be installed for maintenance and/or OS re-installation purpose.
The number of the available slots depends on the number of CPU installed.
Minimum configuration: 2x CPU, 2x DIMM, 1x HDD, 1x RAID Controller, 1x Lan Board, 2x 800W Power Supply Unit
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NEC Express5800/A2020c
Key Features
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Model Name
Product Code
4U/2way server with high performance with the latest Intel® Xeon® processor E7-8800v3, E7-4800v3 family
Up to 4TB of memory capacity, supporting high speed and energy efficient DDR4-2133 memory
Superior I/O scalability: up to 16 PCI Express 3.0 slots
Redundant resources; service processors, clock and core I/O components
Up to 8 2.5-inch HDD/SSD
High energy efficiency with 80 PLUS(RI Platinum certified power supply unit
CPU
Processor
Clock Speed
Number of CPUs, min./max.
CPU
NE3301-H071F
NE3301-H072F
NE3301-H073F
Intel® Xeon®
Processor
E7-8890 v3
2.50GHz
Intel® Xeon®
Processor
E7-8880v3
2.30GHz
Intel® Xeon®
Processor
E7-88870v3
2.10GHz
45MB
18C / 36T
Number of Cores (C) / Thread (T) per CPU
Chipset
Capacity, standard/maximum
Memory Module
Maximum Clock Speed
Error Check, Correction
Rank Sparing
Memory Mirroring
Internal (standard)
Hard
Auxiliary Storage
Device
Disk
Drive
Internal (maximum)
35MB
Supported Slots *3
Graphics
Chip/Video RAM
Graphic Display / Resolution
NE3301-H077F
NE3301-H078F
Intel® Xeon®
Processor
E7-4809v3
2.00GHz
Intel® Xeon®
Processor
E7-8891v3
2.80GHz
Intel® Xeon®
Processor
E7-8893v3
3.20GHz
25MB
20MB
45MB
10C / 20T
4C / 8T
1298VA/1272W
2185VA/2141W
2236VA/2191W
1291VA/1265W
2172VA/2129W
2223VA/2179W
7888KJ/h
1298VA/1272W
2103VA/2061W
2154VA/2111W
1291VA/1265W
2091VA/2049W
2142VA/2099W
7600KJ/h
HDD: 2.5-inch SAS 9.6TB (8x 1.2TB), SSD: 2.5-inch SAS 3.2TB (8x 400GB)
Supported
SAS 12Gb/s : RAID 0/1/5/6/10/50/60
Internal drive (option) *2
14x PCI Express 3.0 (x8 lane, x8 socket) (Low profile, 167.6mm in length)
2x PCI Express 3.0 (x4 lane, x8 socket) (Low profile, 167.6mm in length)
Embedded in management controller chip / 8MB
16,770,000 colors: 640x480, 800x600, 1,024x768, 1,152x864, 1,280x1,024, 1,600x1,200
5x USB2.0 (3x front, 1x rear, 1x internal), 1x Analog RGB (Mini D-Sub 15-pin, 1x front),
1x SUV (2x USB2.0, 1x serial (RS-232C/D-Sub 9-pin), 1x VGA (Mini D-Sub 15-pin))
2x Management LAN connector (1000BASE-T/100BASE-TX/10BASE-T, RJ-45, 2x rear)
Supported (hot-plug available)
Supported (standard, hot-plug available)
Standard Interface
Redundant Power Supply
Redundant Fan
443.0mm x 719.3mm x 174.5mm (w/o protuberance/inner rail)
482.6mm x 892.5mm x 175.5mm (including protuberance/inner rail)
External Dimensions (width x depth x height)
Weight (min.*4 / max.)
36kg / 54kg (including rail)
Not Pre-installed
800W or 1000W 80 PLUS® Platinum certified, hot plug (max. 4 units)
AC100V/200V±10%, 50/60Hz±3Hz
Power Supply Unit
Power Consumption
(100V max. configuration ,
(100V max. configuration ,
(100V max. configuration ,
(200V max. configuration ,
(200V max. configuration ,
(200V max. configuration ,
Calorific Value (KJ/h)
NE3301-H076F
Intel® Xeon®
Processor
E7-4820v3
1.90GHz
14C / 28T
10C / 20T
8C / 16T
Intel® C602-J chipset
Not pre-installed
Registered DIMM : 2TB (64x 32GB), Load Reduced DIMM : 4TB (64x 64GB) *1
DDR4-2133 Registered DIMM (8/16/32GB), DDR4-2133 Load Reduced DIMM (32/64GB) *1
1866MHz
ECC, x4 SDDC (Independence mode), DDDC (LockStep mode)
Supported
Supported
-
Hot Plug
Interface / RAID Level
Optical Disk Drive
FDD
Expansion Bay
Expansion Slots
Intel® Xeon®
Processor
E7-4850v3
2.20GHz
2
3rd Cache
Memory
Express5800/A2020c
NE3301-H074F
NE3301-H075F
25℃ Standby)
25℃ High Load)
Maximum)
25℃ Standby)
25℃ High Load)
Maximum)
Environmental Requirements
Temperature/Humidity
1298VA/1272W
2185VA/2141W
2236VA/2191W
1291VA/1265W
2172VA/2129W
2223VA/2179W
7888KJ/h
1298VA/1272W
2136VA/2093W
2187VA/2143W
1291VA/1265W
2123VA/2081W
2174VA/2131W
7715KJ/h
1298VA/1272W
2103VA/2061W
2154VA/2111W
1291VA/1265W
2091VA/2049W
2142VA/2099W
7600KJ/h
1298VA/1272W
2021VA/1981W
2072VA/2031W
1291VA/1265W
2009VA/1969W
2060VA/2019W
7312KJ/h
1298VA/1272W
2021VA/1981W
2072VA/2031W
1291VA/1265W
2009VA/1969W
2060VA/2019W
7312KJ/h
1298VA/1272W
2021VA/1981W
2072VA/2031W
1291VA/1265W
2009VA/1969W
2060VA/2019W
7312KJ/h
Operating: 10 to 40℃ / 50 to 104℉, 20 to 80%
Non-Operating: -10 to 55℃ / 14 to 131℉, 20 to 80% (no condensation either when operating or when stored)
EXPRESSBUILDER (NEC ESMPRO/ServerManager (Windows), NEC ESMPRO Agent, User's Guide (electronic document) included),
"Getting Started" Document, SUV Cable, Rack Mount Kit
Accessories
Installed OS
Regulatory and Safety
Supported OS
FCC, UL, CE, BSMI, UL(Mexico), RoHS, WEEE
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2012 Standard, Microsoft® Windows Server® 2012 Datacenter
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2012 R2 Standard, Microsoft® Windows Server® 2012 R2 Datacenter
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 6.6 and later (x86_64), Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 7.2 (x86_64), Oracle® Linux 6.6/UEK R2 and later (x86_64)
VMware® ESXi™ 5.5 Update 2
VMware® ESXi™ 6.0, VMware® ESXi™ 6.0 Update1b
Note;
*1
*2
*3
*4
64GB DIMM is to be supported in 1H/2016.
Either internal DVD-ROM or DVD SuperMULTI should be installed for maintenance and/or OS re-installation purpose.
The number of the available slots depends on the number of CPU installed.
Minimum configuration: 2x CPU, 2x DIMM, 1x HDD, 1x RAID Controller, 1x Lan Board, 2x 800W Power Supply Unit
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NEC Express5800/A2010c
Key Features
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

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Model Name
Product Code
4U/1way server with high performance with the latest Intel® Xeon® processor E7-8800v3, E7-4800v3 family
Up to 2TB of memory capacity, supporting high speed and energy efficient DDR4-2133 memory
Superior I/O scalability: up to 9 PCI Express 3.0 slots
Redundant resources; service processors, clock and core I/O components
Up to 8 2.5-inch HDD/SSD
High energy efficiency with 80 PLUS(RI Platinum certified power supply unit
CPU
Processor
Clock Speed
Number of CPUs, min./max.
CPU
NE3301-H081F
NE3301-H082F
NE3301-H083F
Intel® Xeon®
Processor
E7-8890 v3
2.50GHz
Intel® Xeon®
Processor
E7-8880v3
2.30GHz
Intel® Xeon®
Processor
E7-88870v3
2.10GHz
45MB
18C / 36T
Number of Cores (C) / Thread (T) per CPU
Chipset
Capacity, standard/maximum
Memory Module
Maximum Clock Speed
Error Check, Correction
Rank Sparing
Memory Mirroring
Internal (standard)
Hard
Auxiliary Storage
Device
Disk
Drive
Internal (maximum)
35MB
Supported Slots *3
Graphics
Chip/Video RAM
Graphic Display / Resolution
NE3301-H087F
NE3301-H088F
Intel® Xeon®
Processor
E7-4809v3
2.00GHz
Intel® Xeon®
Processor
E7-8891v3
2.80GHz
Intel® Xeon®
Processor
E7-8893v3
3.20GHz
25MB
20MB
45MB
10C / 20T
4C / 8T
929VA/911W
1381VA/1354W
1432VA/1404W
925VA/906W
1374VA/1346W
1425VA/1396W
5053KJ/h
929VA/911W
1340VA/1314W
1391VA/1364W
925VA/906W
1333VA/1306W
1384VA/1356W
4909KJ/h
HDD: 2.5-inch SAS 9.6TB (8x 1.2TB), SSD: 2.5-inch SAS 3.2TB (8x 400GB)
Supported
SAS 12Gb/s : RAID 0/1/5/6/10/50/60
Internal drive (option) *2
7x PCI Express 3.0 (x8 lane, x8 socket) (Low profile, 167.6mm in length)
2x PCI Express 3.0 (x4 lane, x8 socket) (Low profile, 167.6mm in length)
Embedded in management controller chip / 8MB
16,770,000 colors: 640x480, 800x600, 1,024x768, 1,152x864, 1,280x1,024, 1,600x1,200
5x USB2.0 (3x front, 1x rear, 1x internal), 1x Analog RGB (Mini D-Sub 15-pin, 1x front),
1x SUV (2x USB2.0, 1x serial (RS-232C/D-Sub 9-pin), 1x VGA (Mini D-Sub 15-pin))
2x Management LAN connector (1000BASE-T/100BASE-TX/10BASE-T, RJ-45, 2x rear)
Supported (hot-plug available)
Supported (standard, hot-plug available)
Standard Interface
Redundant Power Supply
Redundant Fan
443.0mm x 719.3mm x 174.5mm (w/o protuberance/inner rail)
482.6mm x 892.5mm x 175.5mm (including protuberance/inner rail)
External Dimensions (width x depth x height)
Weight (min.*4 / max.)
36kg / 48kg (including rail)
Not Pre-installed
800W or 1000W 80 PLUS® Platinum certified, hot plug (max. 4 units)
AC100V/200V±10%, 50/60Hz±3Hz
Power Supply Unit
Power Consumption
(100V max. configuration ,
(100V max. configuration ,
(100V max. configuration ,
(200V max. configuration ,
(200V max. configuration ,
(200V max. configuration ,
Calorific Value (KJ/h)
NE3301-H086F
Intel® Xeon®
Processor
E7-4820v3
1.90GHz
14C / 28T
10C / 20T
8C / 16T
Intel® C602-J chipset
Not pre-installed
Registered DIMM : 1TB (32x 32GB), Load Reduced DIMM : 2TB (32x 64GB) *1
DDR4-2133 Registered DIMM (8/16/32GB), DDR4-2133 Load Reduced DIMM (32/64GB) *1
1866MHz
ECC, x4 SDDC (Independence mode), DDDC (LockStep mode)
Supported
Supported
-
Hot Plug
Interface / RAID Level
Optical Disk Drive
FDD
Expansion Bay
Expansion Slots
Intel® Xeon®
Processor
E7-4850v3
2.20GHz
1
3rd Cache
Memory
Express5800/A2010c
NE3301-H084F
NE3301-H085F
25℃ Standby)
25℃ High Load)
Maximum)
25℃ Standby)
25℃ High Load)
Maximum)
Environmental Requirements
Temperature/Humidity
929VA/911W
1381VA/1354W
1432VA/1404W
925VA/906W
1374VA/1346W
1425VA/1396W
5053KJ/h
929VA/911W
1357VA/1330W
1408VA/1380W
925VA/906W
1349VA/1322W
1400VA/1372W
4966KJ/h
929VA/911W
1340VA/1314W
1391VA/1364W
925VA/906W
1333VA/1306W
1384VA/1356W
4909KJ/h
929VA/911W
1300VA/1274W
1351VA/1324W
925VA/906W
1292VA/1266W
1343VA/1316W
4765KJ/h
929VA/911W
1300VA/1274W
1351VA/1324W
925VA/906W
1292VA/1266W
1343VA/1316W
4765KJ/h
929VA/911W
1300VA/1274W
1351VA/1324W
925VA/906W
1292VA/1266W
1343VA/1316W
4765KJ/h
Operating: 10 to 40℃ / 50 to 104℉, 20 to 80%
Non-Operating: -10 to 55℃ / 14 to 131℉, 20 to 80% (no condensation either when operating or when stored)
EXPRESSBUILDER (NEC ESMPRO/ServerManager (Windows), NEC ESMPRO Agent, User's Guide (electronic document) included),
"Getting Started" Document, SUV Cable, Rack Mount Kit
Accessories
Installed OS
Regulatory and Safety
Supported OS
FCC, UL, CE, BSMI, UL(Mexico), RoHS, WEEE
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2012 Standard, Microsoft® Windows Server® 2012 Datacenter
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2012 R2 Standard, Microsoft® Windows Server® 2012 R2 Datacenter
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 6.6 and later (x86_64), Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 7.2 (x86_64), Oracle® Linux 6.6/UEK R2 and later (x86_64)
VMware® ESXi™ 5.5 Update 2
VMware® ESXi™ 6.0, VMware® ESXi™ 6.0 Update1b
Note;
*1
*2
*3
*4
64GB DIMM is to be supported in 1H/2016.
Either internal DVD-ROM or DVD SuperMULTI should be installed for maintenance and/or OS re-installation purpose.
The number of the available slots depends on the number of CPU installed.
Minimum configuration: 2x CPU, 2x DIMM, 1x HDD, 1x RAID Controller, 1x Lan Board, 2x 800W Power Supply Unit
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NEC Express5800/A1040c
Key Features

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4U/up to 4way server with high performance with the latest Intel® Xeon® processor E7-8800v3, E7-4800v3 product family
Up to 4TB of memory capacity, supporting high speed and energy efficient DDR4-2133 memory
Up to 8 2.5-inch HDD/SSD
High energy efficiency with 80 PLUS(RI Platinum certified power supply unit
Model Name
Express5800/A1040c
Product Code
Base Unit
CPU
Processor
Clock Speed
Number of CPUs, min./max.
CPU
NE3300-090F
NE3301-H011F
NE3301-H012F
NE3301-H013F
NE3301-H014F
NE3301-H015F
NE3301-H016F
NE3301-H017F
NE3301-H018F
Intel® Xeon®
Processor
E7-8890 v3
2.50GHz
Intel® Xeon®
Processor
E7-8880v3
2.30GHz
Intel® Xeon®
Processor
E7-88870v3
2.10GHz
Intel® Xeon®
Processor
E7-4850v3
2.20GHz
Intel® Xeon®
Processor
E7-4820v3
1.90GHz
Intel® Xeon®
Processor
E7-4809v3
2.00GHz
Intel® Xeon®
Processor
E7-8891v3
2.80GHz
Intel® Xeon®
Processor
E7-8893v3
3.20GHz
25MB
20MB
1/4
3rd Cache
45MB
18C / 36T
Number of Cores (C) / Thread (T) per CPU
Chipset
Capacity, standard/maximum
Memory Module
Maximum Clock Speed
Error Check, Correction
Rank Sparing
Memory Mirroring
Internal (standard)
Hard
Memory
Auxiliary Storage
Device
Disk
Drive
Internal (maximum)
35MB
14C / 28T
10C / 20T
8C / 16T
Intel® C602-J chipset
Not pre-installed
Registered DIMM : 2TB (64x 32GB), Load Reduced DIMM : 4TB (64x 64GB) *1
DDR4-2133 Registered DIMM (8/16/32GB), DDR4-2133 Load Reduced DIMM (32/64GB) *1
1866MHz
ECC, x4 SDDC (Independence mode), DDDC (LockStep mode)
Supported
Supported
-
Supported Slots *3
Graphics
Chip/Video RAM
Graphic Display / Resolution
1291VA/1265W
2311VA/2265W
2362VA/2315W
1285VA/1259W
2300VA/2254W
2351VA/2304W
8334KJ/h
1291VA/1265W
2209VA/2165W
2260VA/2215W
1285VA/1259W
2198VA/2154W
2249VA/2204W
7974KJ/h
Supported
SAS 12Gb/s : RAID 0/1/5/6/10/50/60
Internal drive (option) *2
14x PCI Express 3.0 (x8 lane, x8 socket) (Low profile, 167.6mm in length)
2x PCI Express 3.0 (x4 lane, x8 socket) (Low profile, 167.6mm in length)
Embedded in management controller chip / 8MB
16,770,000 colors: 640x480, 800x600, 1,024x768, 1,152x864, 1,280x1,024, 1,600x1,200
5x USB2.0 (3x front, 1x rear, 1x internal), 1x Analog RGB (Mini D-Sub 15-pin, 1x front),
1x SUV (2x USB2.0, 1x serial (RS-232C/D-Sub 9-pin), 1x VGA (Mini D-Sub 15-pin))
2x Management LAN connector (1000BASE-T/100BASE-TX/10BASE-T, RJ-45, 2x rear)
Supported (hot-plug available)
Supported (standard, hot-plug available)
Standard Interface
Redundant Power Supply
Redundant Fan
443.0mm x 719.3mm x 174.5mm (w/o protuberance/inner rail)
482.6mm x 892.5mm x 175.5mm (including protuberance/inner rail)
External Dimensions (width x depth x height)
Weight (min.*4 / max.)
35kg / 53kg (including rail)
Not Pre-installed
800W or 1000W 80 PLUS® Platinum certified, hot plug (max. 4 units)
AC100V/200V±10%, 50/60Hz±3Hz
Power Supply Unit
Power Consumption
(100V max. configuration ,
(100V max. configuration ,
(100V max. configuration ,
(200V max. configuration ,
(200V max. configuration ,
(200V max. configuration ,
Calorific Value (KJ/h)
4C / 8T
HDD: 2.5-inch SAS 9.6TB (8x 1.2TB), SSD: 2.5-inch SAS 3.2TB (8x 400GB)
Hot Plug
Interface / RAID Level
Optical Disk Drive
FDD
Expansion Bay
Expansion Slots
45MB
10C / 20T
25℃ Standby)
25℃ High Load)
Maximum)
25℃ Standby)
25℃ High Load)
Maximum)
Environmental Requirements
Temperature/Humidity
1291VA/1265W
2311VA/2265W
2362VA/2315W
1285VA/1259W
2300VA/2254W
2351VA/2304W
8334KJ/h
1291VA/1265W
2250VA/2205W
2301VA/2255W
1285VA/1259W
2239VA/2194W
2290VA/2244W
8118KJ/h
1291VA/1265W
2209VA/2165W
2260VA/2215W
1285VA/1259W
2198VA/2154W
2249VA/2204W
7974KJ/h
1291VA/1265W
2107VA/2065W
2158VA/2115W
1285VA/1259W
2096VA/2054W
2147VA/2104W
7614KJ/h
1291VA/1265W
2107VA/2065W
2158VA/2115W
1285VA/1259W
2096VA/2054W
2147VA/2104W
7614KJ/h
1291VA/1265W
2107VA/2065W
2158VA/2115W
1285VA/1259W
2096VA/2054W
2147VA/2104W
7614KJ/h
Operating: 10 to 40℃ / 50 to 104℉, 20 to 80%
Non-Operating: -10 to 55℃ / 14 to 131℉, 20 to 80% (no condensation either when operating or when stored)
EXPRESSBUILDER (NEC ESMPRO/ServerManager (Windows), NEC ESMPRO Agent, User's Guide (electronic document) included),
"Getting Started" Document, SUV Cable, Rack Mount Kit
Accessories
Installed OS
Regulatory and Safety
Supported OS
FCC, UL, CE, BSMI, UL(Mexico), RoHS, WEEE
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2012 Standard, Microsoft® Windows Server® 2012 Datacenter
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2012 R2 Standard, Microsoft® Windows Server® 2012 R2 Datacenter
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 6.6 and later (x86_64), Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 7.2 (x86_64), Oracle® Linux 6.6/UEK R2 and later (x86_64)
VMware® ESXi™ 5.5 Update 2
VMware® ESXi™ 6.0, VMware® ESXi™ 6.0 Update1b
Note;
*1
*2
*3
*4
64GB DIMM is to be supported in 1H/2016.
Either internal DVD-ROM or DVD SuperMULTI should be installed for maintenance and/or OS re-installation purpose.
The number of the available slots depends on the number of CPU installed.
Minimum configuration: 1x CPU, 2x DIMM, 1x HDD, 1x RAID Controller, 1x Lan Board, 1x 1000W Power Supply Unit
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External Views
Front and Rear Views
Front View
A
B C DE J K L M N O P Q R S
U
T
B
F GH I
V W
X
Legend
A.
Location LED
M.
BMC OFF Button
B.
PSU/FAN LED
N.
NMI Button
C.
PCI LED
O.
RESET Button
D.
MEM LED
P.
UID LED
E.
CPU LED
Q.
UID Button
F.
VLT/TMP LED (Voltage/Temperature)
R.
SYSTEM POWER LED
G.
CNFG LED (Configuration)
S.
SYSTEM POWER Button
H.
MISC LED
T.
USB Connectors
VGA Connector
I.
NEXT LED
U.
J.
NEXT Button
V.
Optical Drive Bay
K.
DISK Access LED
W.
2.5-inch Drive Bays
L.
SYSTEM STATUS LED
X.
Slide Tag
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Rear View
ABC
E
F
G
H
I
D
J
K
L
M
N
O P
Legend
A.
MGB#1 Status LED
I.
MGB#1 Maintenance LAN Connector
B.
UID LED
J.
MGB#1 Management LAN Connector
C.
MGB#2 Status LED *1
K.
MGB#2 Maintenance LAN Connector *1
D.
PCI Slots (Low Profile)
L.
MGB#2 Management LAN Connector *1
E.
UID Button
M.
SUVCable Connector *2
F.
MGB#1 RESET Button
N.
Power Supply Unit
G.
MGB#2 RESET Button *1
O.
AC POWER LED
H.
USB Connector
P.
AC Inlet
*1 Not applicable with A1040c
*2 2x USB Connectors and 1x Serial Port and 1 x VGA Connector can be connected through SUV Cable
(attached to Base Models, 2m length)
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Dimensions (mm)
A2040c/A2020c/A2010c
*
A1040c
*
In case of using slide rail attachment (cable arm in use)
The above illustrations includes inner rail.
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Configuration Diagram
A2040c
Legend:
Standard components
Minimum required components
Standard components
Minimum required components
A2020c
Legend:
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A2010c
Legend:
Standard components
Minimum required components
Standard components
Minimum required components
A1040c
Legend:
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Expansion Slot
Slot #16
Slot #15
Slot #14
Slot #13
Slot #12
Slot #11
Slot #10
Slot #9
Slot #8
Slot #7
Slot #6
Slot #5
Slot #4
Slot #3
Slot #2
Slot #1
Legend
Slot #1
PCI Express 3.0 (x8 lane, x8 socket)
Slot #2
PCI Express 3.0 (x8 lane, x8 socket)
Slot #3
PCI Express 3.0 (x8 lane, x8 socket)
Slot #4
PCI Express 3.0 (x8 lane, x8 socket)
Slot #5
PCI Express 3.0 (x8 lane, x8 socket)
Slot #6
PCI Express 3.0 (x8 lane, x8 socket)
Slot #7
PCI Express 3.0 (x8 lane, x8 socket)
Slot #8
PCI Express 3.0 (x4 lane, x8 socket)
Slot #9
PCI Express 3.0 (x4 lane, x8 socket)
Slot #10
PCI Express 3.0 (x8 lane, x8 socket)
Slot #11
PCI Express 3.0 (x8 lane, x8 socket)
Slot #12
PCI Express 3.0 (x8 lane, x8 socket)
Slot #13
PCI Express 3.0 (x8 lane, x8 socket)
Slot #14
PCI Express 3.0 (x8 lane, x8 socket)
Slot #15
PCI Express 3.0 (x8 lane, x8 socket)
Slot #16
PCI Express 3.0 (x8 lane, x8 socket)
NOTE:

For all PCI slots: Low Profile, 167.6mm in length
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PCI slot performance: x4 lane for Slot #8 and #9, x8 lane for the others

Hot Plug supported: Slot #2 to #9 (8 slots), (not available with A1040c)

For A2040c: Slot#1 to #9 are available in case of 2CPU configuration, Slot#1 to #13 are available in case
of 3CPU configuration and Slot#1 to #16 are available in case of 4CPU configuration.

For A2020c: Slot#1 to #16 are available

For A2010c: Slot#1 to #9 are available

For A1040c: Slot#1 and Slot#3 to #5 are available in case of 1CPU configuration, Slot#1 to #9 are
available in case of 2CPU configuration, Slot#1 to #13 are available in case of 3CPU configuration and
Slot#1 to #16 are available in case of 4CPU configuration
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Server Configuration
1 Base Models
1.1 A2040c
Product Name/Description
Part Number
NEC Express5800/A2040c
no processor, no RAM, no HDD, no ODD, no Power Supply Unit, no OS
NE3400-090F
NEC Express5800/A2040c (COPT)
no processor, no RAM, no HDD, no ODD, no Power Supply Unit, no OS
NE3400-091F
NOTE:

The base model must be ordered with processor kits, memory riser cards, memory kit, power supply
units. Power cables should be ordered as well for each geo.

Front Bezel and Cable Arm are not attached; need to be ordered separately if required.

Number of the available PCI Slots and Memory Riser Card depends on the number of CPUs
<Available PCI Slots and Maximum No. of Memory Riser Card>
No. of
CPU
Max. No. of
Memory
Riser
#1
#2
#3
#4
#5
#6
#7
#8
#9
2
4
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
‐
3
6
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
4
8
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
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#10
#11
#12
#13
#14
#15
#16
‐
‐
‐
‐
‐
‐
‐
‐
‐
Y
Y
Y
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1.2 A2020c
Product Name/Description
Part Number
NEC Express5800/A2020c (18C/E7-8890v3)
2x Intel® Xeon® Processor E7-8890v3 (2.50 GHz, 18C/36T, 45MB)
no RAM, no HDD, no ODD, no Power Supply Unit, no OS
NEC Express5800/A2020c (18C/E7-8880v3) (*CTO*)
2x Intel® Xeon® Processor E7-8880v3 (2.30 GHz, 18C/36T, 45MB)
no RAM, no HDD, no ODD, no Power Supply Unit, no OS
Note:
This is CTO cattegoraized item; lead time for delivery is different from other regular items.
NEC Express5800/A2020c (18C/E7-8870v3)
2x Intel® Xeon® Processor E7-8870v3 (2.10 GHz, 18C/36T, 45MB)
no RAM, no HDD, no ODD, no Power Supply Unit, no OS
NEC Express5800/A2020c (14C/E7-4850v3)
2x Intel® Xeon® Processor E7-4850v3 (2.20 GHz, 14C/28T, 35MB)
no RAM, no HDD, no ODD, no Power Supply Unit, no OS
NEC Express5800/A2020c (10C/E7-4820v3)
2x Intel® Xeon® Processor E7-4820v3 (1.90 GHz, 10C/20T, 25MB)
no RAM, no HDD, no ODD, no Power Supply Unit, no OS
NEC Express5800/A2020c (8C/E7-4809v3)
2x Intel® Xeon® Processor E7-4809v3 (2.00 GHz, 8C/16T, 20MB)
no RAM, no HDD, no ODD, no Power Supply Unit, no OS
NEC Express5800/A2020c (10C/E7-8891v3)
2x Intel® Xeon® Processor E7-8891v3 (2.80 GHz, 10C/20T, 45MB)
no RAM, no HDD, no ODD, no Power Supply Unit, no OS
NEC Express5800/A2020c (4C/E7-8893v3)
2x Intel® Xeon® Processor E7-8893v3 (3.20 GHz, 4C/8T, 45MB)
no RAM, no HDD, no ODD, no Power Supply Unit, no OS
NE3400-071F
NE3400-072F
NE3400-073F
NE3400-074F
NE3400-075F
NE3400-076F
NE3400-077F
NE3400-078F
NOTE:

The base model must be ordered with memory riser cards, memory kit, power supply units. Power cables
should be ordered as well for each geo.

Front Bezel and Cable Arm are not attached; need to be ordered separately if required.

2CPU (fixed) model: cannot add CPU
<Available PCI Slots and Maximum No. of Memory Riser Card>
No. of
CPU
Max. No. of
Memory
Riser
#1
#2
#3
#4
#5
#6
#7
#8
#9
#10
#11
#12
#13
#14
#15
#16
2
8
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
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1.3 A2010c
Product Name/Description
Part Number
NEC Express5800/A2010c (18C/E7-8890v3)
1x Intel® Xeon® Processor E7-8890v3 (2.50 GHz, 18C/36T, 45MB)
no RAM, no HDD, no ODD, no Power Supply Unit, no OS
NEC Express5800/A2010c (18C/E7-8880v3) (*CTO*)
1x Intel® Xeon® Processor E7-8880v3 (2.30 GHz, 18C/36T, 45MB)
no RAM, no HDD, no ODD, no Power Supply Unit, no OS
Note:
This is CTO cattegoraized item; lead time for delivery is different from other regular items.
NEC Express5800/A2010c (18C/E7-8870v3)
1x Intel® Xeon® Processor E7-8870v3 (2.10 GHz, 18C/36T, 45MB)
no RAM, no HDD, no ODD, no Power Supply Unit, no OS
NEC Express5800/A2010c (14C/E7-4850v3)
1x Intel® Xeon® Processor E7-4850v3 (2.20 GHz, 14C/28T, 35MB)
no RAM, no HDD, no ODD, no Power Supply Unit, no OS
NEC Express5800/A2010c (10C/E7-4820v3)
1x Intel® Xeon® Processor E7-4820v3 (1.90 GHz, 10C/20T, 25MB)
no RAM, no HDD, no ODD, no Power Supply Unit, no OS
NEC Express5800/A2010c (8C/E7-4809v3)
1x Intel® Xeon® Processor E7-4809v3 (2.00 GHz, 8C/16T, 20MB)
no RAM, no HDD, no ODD, no Power Supply Unit, no OS
NEC Express5800/A2010c (10C/E7-8891v3)
1x Intel® Xeon® Processor E7-8891v3 (2.80 GHz, 10C/20T, 45MB)
no RAM, no HDD, no ODD, no Power Supply Unit, no OS
NEC Express5800/A2010c (4C/E7-8893v3)
1x Intel® Xeon® Processor E7-8893v3 (3.20 GHz, 4C/8T, 45MB)
no RAM, no HDD, no ODD, no Power Supply Unit, no OS
NE3400-081F
NE3400-082F
NE3400-083F
NE3400-084F
NE3400-085F
NE3400-086F
NE3400-087F
NE3400-088F
NOTE:

The base model must be ordered with memory riser cards, memory kit, power supply units. Power cables
should be ordered as well for each geo.

Front Bezel and Cable Arm are not attached; need to be ordered separately if required.

1CPU (fixed) model: cannot add CPU
<Available PCI Slots and Maximum No. of Memory Riser Card>
No. of
CPU
Max. No. of
Memory
Riser
#1
#2
#3
#4
#5
#6
#7
#8
#9
#10
#11
#12
#13
#14
#15
#16
1
4
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
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‐
‐
‐
‐
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1.4 A1040c
Product Name/Description
Part Number
NEC Express5800/A1040c
no processor, no RAM, no HDD, no ODD, no Power Supply Unit, no OS
NE3300-090F
NOTE:

The base model must be ordered with processor kits, memory riser cards, memory kit, power supply
units. Power cables should be ordered as well for each geo.

Front Bezel and Cable Arm are not attached; need to be ordered separately if required.

Number of the available PCI Slots and Memory Riser Card depends on the number of CPUs
<Available PCI Slots and Maximum No. of Memory Riser Card>
No. of
CPU
Max. No. of
Memory
Riser
1
Available PCI Slots
#1
#2
#3
#4
#5
2
Y
‐
Y
Y
Y
2
4
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
3
6
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
4
8
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
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#6
‐
#7
#9
#10
#11
#12
#13
#14
#15
#16
‐ 
‐
‐
‐
‐
‐
‐
‐
Y
Y
‐
‐
‐
‐
‐
‐
‐
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
‐
‐
‐
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
‐
#8
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1.5 COPT
Capacity Optimization (COPT) is a function to optimize computing resources by enabling CPU cores as many
required per workload without any impact to the number of DIMM and PCI slots which depends on CPU
configuration.
When necessary, CPU core can be enabled additionally on-site.
COPT is available only with A2040c COPT supported model (NEC Express5800/A2040c (COPT)).
In order to enable CPU core, Core Activation Key should be ordered for the required number of cores.
Product Name/Description
Part Number
One Core Activation Key (for Embedded)
NE3401-H010F


Need to order at the same time of ordering the server. As many CPU cores as the
ordered number of the One Core Activation Key (for Embedded) are to be
enabled when the ordered server is shipped.
Up to the ordered number of the One Core Activation Key (for Embedded), CPU
cores are available for use.
One Core Activation Key (for Add-on)


NE3401-H011F
The CPU core can be additionally enabled on-site by ordering the One Core
Activation Key (for Add-on).
As many Code Words as the ordered number of the One Core Activation Key (for
Add-on) are shipped, and additional CPU core can be enabled by applying the
Code Word to the server.
NOTE:

Contact to our sales representative for software supporting COPT function.

When enabling CPU core (or socket) by Core Activation Key, please purchase required software license
as appropriate

In case of using socket license based software, please enable CPU core at the CPU socket on which the
software is operating. Software license is required for the socket with at least one enabled CPU core.

Depending on the OS, the server may need to be rebooted to enable CPU cores

Remarks to use COPT under Linux environment:
- When using Fibre Channel Controller (16Gbps) [NE3390-157A/158A], need to enable enough
number of CPU cores to have 4 or more logical processors,

Remarks to use COPT under Windows environment
- Depending on the number of enabled CPU cores, PCI card to be installed is limited. Please refer for
the details to “Installation Limitations for Windows”.

Remarks to use COPT under VMware environment:
- Need to purchase at least the same number of One Core Activation Key as the number of CPU
socket.
- Need to enable the same number of CPU cores among all CPUs (excluding CPUs with all cores
disabled)
<Examples of OK or NG configuration in case of 4CPU configuration>
Ex.1: OK
Ex.2: OK
Ex.3: NG
Ex.4: NG
CPU1: 1 core enabled
CPU2: 1 core enabled
CPU3: 1 core enabled
CPU4: 1 core enabled
CPU1: 4 core enabled
CPU2: 0 core enabled
CPU3: 0 core enabled
CPU4: 0 core enabled
CPU1: 2 core enabled
CPU2: 1 core enabled
CPU3: 1 core enabled
CPU4: 0 core enabled
CPU1: 1 core enabled
CPU2: 1 core enabled
CPU3: 1 core enabled
CPU4: 0 core enabled
-


Depending on the number of enabled CPU cores, PCI card to be installed is limited. Please refer for
the details to “Installation Limitations for VMware”.
For the details, please refer to the latest version of “Express5800/A2040c Capacity Optimization (COPT)
User's Guide”
Default setting of Core Optimization Mode is “Decentralize”, where the enabled CPU cores are
distributed to each socket equally.
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2 CPU
A2040c (min. 2CPU / max. 4CPU)/ A1040c (min. 1CPU / max. 4CPU)
Product Name/Description
Part Number
Xeon E7-8890v3 Processor Kit
1x Intel® Xeon® Processor E7-8890 v3(2.50 GHz, 18C/36T, 45MB)
Xeon E7-8880v3 Processor Kit (*CTO*)
1x Intel® Xeon® Processor E7-8880v3 (2.30 GHz, 18C/36T, 45MB)
Note:
This is CTO cattegoraized item; lead time for delivery is different from other regular items.
Xeon E7-8870v3 Processor Kit
1x Intel® Xeon® Processor E7-8870v3 (2.10 GHz, 18C/36T, 45MB)
Xeon E7-4850v3 Processor Kit
1x Intel® Xeon® Processor E7-4850v3 (2.20 GHz, 14C/28T, 35MB)
Xeon E7-4820v3 Processor Kit
1x Intel® Xeon® Processor E7-4820v3 (1.90 GHz, 10C/20T, 25MB)
Xeon E7-4809v3 Processor Kit
1x Intel® Xeon® Processor E7-4809v3 (2.00 GHz, 8C/16T, 20MB)
Xeon E7-8891v3 Processor Kit
1x Intel® Xeon® Processor E7-8891v3 (2.80 GHz, 10C/20T, 45MB)
Xeon E7-8893v3 Processor Kit
1x Intel® Xeon® Processor E7-8893v3 (3.20 GHz, 4C/8T, 45MB)
NE3301-H011F
NE3301-H012F
NE3301-H013F
NE3301-H014F
NE3301-H015F
NE3301-H016F
NE3301-H017F
NE3301-H018F
NOTE:

Different SKU of CPU/Processors cannot be mixed in a server.
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CPU Functions
Intel® Xeon® Processors for this server supports the following CPU functions
Category
Function Name/Summary
CPU
Xeon
E7-4820v3
E7-4809v3
Xeon
E7-8890v3,E7-8880v3
E7-8870v3,E7-4850v3
E7-8891v3,E7-8893v3
64 bit
Intel® 64
64 bit function


Power Saving
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology
(Intel® Demand Bases Switching Technology)
Technology to decrease power consumption by
adjusting voltage/clock per CPU workload


Performance
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Technology to boost clock frequency
‐

Performance
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
Technology to use one core as two threads


Virtualization
Intel® Virtualization Technology
Technology to provide hardware (CPU) support for
processor virtualization


Execute Disable
Technology to avoid the execution of malware utilizing
buffer over flow error


Security
The maximum number of logical processors supported by OS
See the table below for the maximum number of logical processors that you can actually use on your system
Maximum Number of Logical Processors Supported by Operating
Systems
1
Maximum Number of
Logical
Processors
Supported
by
this
Server
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Standard
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Datacenter
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter
640
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (x86_64)
160
144
Oracle Linux 6/UEK R2(x86_64)
240
120
VMware ESXi
5.5
320
144
VMware ESXi
6.0
480
144
1

144
The maximum number of logical processors when using Hyper-V are below:
Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2 : 320 logical processors
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3 Memory
3.1 Memory Riser Card
Memory Riser Card (“MR”) is a module for installing up to 8 DIMM
Please refer to “Memory” of “Reference” section for Memory Riser Card installation priority/order.
For A2040c (including COPT model), A2020c,A2010c
Product Name/Description
Part Number
Memory Riser Card
Module with 8x DIMM slots. Hot-plug supoprted
NE3402-H003
NOTE:

A2040c: 1 to 2 MRs can be installed per CPU, thus up to 8 MRs can be installed with 4CPU configuration

A2020c: Up to 8 MRs can be installed

A2010c: Up to 4 MRs can be installed

Not pre-installed in Base Model. At least one MR needs to be ordered.

Cover for Hot-plug is attached
For A1040c
Product Name/Description
Part Number
Memory Riser Card
Module with 8x DIMM slots. Hot-plug not supported
NE3302-H003
NOTE:

1 to 2 MRs can be installed per CPU, thus up to 8 MRs can be installed with 4CPU configuration

Not pre-installed in Base Model. At least one MR needs to be ordered.
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3.2 Memory Configuration
Please go to the appropriate section below in accordance with your memory configuration.
Memory configuration consists of 2 modes; “Independent Mode” and “Lockstep Mode”.
Under each Mode, 2 features are available; “Memory Rank Sparing” and “Memory Mirroring”.
Default setting at the server delivery is Lockstep Mode.




Independent Mode (only): Refer to 3.2.1
Lockstep Mode (only): Refer to 3.2.2
Memory Rank Sparing: Refer to 3.2.3
Memory Mirroring: Refer to 3.2.4
Please refer to “Memory” of “Reference” section for Memory on the Memory Riser Card (DIMM) installation
priority/order per Independent Mode, Lockstep Mode, Memory Rank Sparing and Memory Mirroring..
Memory Configuration Feature Comparison
See the table below for feature comparisons of memory configurations supported.
Independent Mode
(only)
Summary
Memory Rank Sparing
under Independent Mode
Memory Mirroring
under Independent Mode
In case of correctable
errors, switching to spare
memory rank
Redundant
memory
having the same data
Available Memory
Available Memory
1
Channel
Maximum Memory
2
Capacity
-
1/2(8GB RDIMM),
3/4, 1/2(16GB RDIMM)
of physical memory
1/2 of physical memory
4
4
4
512GB(8GB RDIMM)
1024GB(16GB RDIMM)
2048GB(32GB RDIMM)
2048GB(32GB LRDIMM)
256GB(8GB RDIMM)
768GB, 512GB(16GB RDIMM)
256GB(8GB RDIMM)
512GB(16GB RDIMM)
Data Correction
Notes
1
2
←
ECC, x4 SDDC

RDIMM and LRDIMM
cannot be mixed

Need to order memory for
sparing
←

Need to order memory for
mirroring
4 memory channels per Memory Riser Card.
All DIMMs have the same capacity
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Summary
Lockstep Mode (only)
Memory Rank Sparing
under Lockstep Mode
2
DRAM
failure
detected/corrected by
memory
parallel
operation
In case of correctable
errors, switching to spare
memory rank
Available Memory
Available Memory
3
Channel
Maximum Memory
Capacity 4
3
4
Redundant memory
-
1/2(8GB RDIMM),
3/4, 1/2(16GB RDIMM)
of physical memory
1/2 of physical memory
4
4
4
512GB(8GB RDIMM)
1024GB(16GB RDIMM)
2048GB(32GB RDIMM)
2048GB(32GB LRDIMM)
256GB(8GB RDIMM)
768GB, 512GB(16GB RDIMM)
256GB(8GB RDIMM)
512GB(16GB RDIMM)
ECC, DDDC
←
←
Data Correction
Notes
Memory Mirroring
under Lockstep Mode

RDIMM and LRDIMM
cannot be mixed

Need to order memory for
sparing

Need to order memory for
mirroring
4 memory channels per Memory Riser Card
All DIMMs have the same capacity
Customized Configuration Service (at the Server Delivery)
Product Name/Description
Part Number
Customized Service: Distribution Mode for COPT
NE3300-SV101
NOTE:

This is the service product for A2040c COPT Model. With this service product, the location of installing
Memory Riser and Memory can be changed as required from the location defined by the standard BTO
Configuration.

Up to one item (service) can be ordered per one server.

When allocating enabled CPU cores to all CPU (distributed), this service is recommended to use so that
MR and Memory can be distributed, too. Please refer to “Memory” of “Reference” section for the details.
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3.2.1
Independent Mode (only)
No. of Available Slot: Max. 4 sets (8x DIMMs) per Memory Riser Card
Category
Product Name/Description
Part Number
Registered DIMM
(RDIMM)
16GB MEM (2 x 8GB RDIMM)
2x 8GB Registered DIMM,
DDR4-2133 (PC4-2133), ECC
32GB MEM (2x16GB RDIMM)
2x 16GB Registered DIMM
DDR4-2133(PC4-2133), ECC
64GB MEM (2x32GB RDIMM)
2x 32GB Registered DIMM
DDR4-2133(PC4-2133), ECC
64GB MEM (2x32GB LRDIMM) (*CTO*)
2x 32GB Load Reduced DIMM
DDR4-2133(PC4-2133), ECC
Note:
This is CTO cattegoraized item; lead time for delivery is different
from other regular items.
128GB MEM (2x64GB LRDIMM) (*CTO*)
2x 64GB Load Reduced DIMM
DDR4-2133(PC4-2133), ECC
Note:
This is CTO cattegoraized item; lead time for delivery is different
from other regular items.
NE3302-H040F
Load Reduced DIMM
(LRDIMM)
NE3302-H041F
NE3302-H042F
NE3302-H043F
NE3302-H044F
NOTE:

Not-preinstalled. Need to order at least 1 set (2x DIMM)

For higher memory performance, same type of memory is recommended to be used by every 2 sets (4x
DIMM) in one Memory Riser Card.

RDIMM and LRDIMM cannot be mixed in a server

NE3302-H044F, 128GB MEM (2x64GB LRDIMM) will be released in 1H/FY2016 for VMware
environment
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3.2.2
Lockstep Mode (only)
No. of Available Slot: Max. 4 sets (8x DIMMs) per Memory Riser Card
Category
Product Name/Description
Part Number
Registered DIMM
(RDIMM)
16GB MEM (2 x 8GB RDIMM)
2x 8GB Registered DIMM,
DDR4-2133 (PC4-2133), ECC
32GB MEM (2x16GB RDIMM)
2x 16GB Registered DIMM
DDR4-2133(PC4-2133), ECC
64GB MEM (2x32GB RDIMM)
2x 32GB Registered DIMM
DDR4-2133(PC4-2133), ECC
64GB MEM (2x32GB LRDIMM) (*CTO*)
2x 32GB Load Reduced DIMM
DDR4-2133(PC4-2133), ECC
Note:
This is CTO cattegoraized item; lead time for delivery is different
from other regular items.
128GB MEM (2x64GB LRDIMM) (*CTO*)
2x 64GB Load Reduced DIMM
DDR4-2133(PC4-2133), ECC
Note:
This is CTO cattegoraized item; lead time for delivery is different
from other regular items.
NE3302-H040F
Load Reduced DIMM
(LRDIMM)
NE3302-H041F
NE3302-H042F
NE3302-H043F
NE3302-H044F
NOTE:

Not-preinstalled. Need to order at least 1 set (2x DIMM)

For higher memory performance, same type of memory is recommended to be used by every 2 sets (4x
DIMM) in one Memory Riser Card.

RDIMM and LRDIMM cannot be mixed in a server

NE3302-H044F, 128GB MEM (2x64GB LRDIMM) will be released in 1H/FY2016 for VMware
environment
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3.2.3
Memory Rank Sparing
No. of Available Slot: Max. 2 sets (8x DIMMs) per Memory Riser Card
Product Name/Description
Part Number
32GB MEM for Memory Rank Sparing (4 x 8GB RDIMM)
4x 8GB Registered DIMM, DDR4-2133(PC4-2133), ECC
64GB MEM for Memory Rank Sparing (4 x 16GB RDIMM)
4x 16GB Registered DIMM, DDR4-2133(PC4-2133), ECC
NE3302-H050F
NE3302-H051F
NOTE:

Not-preinstalled. Need to order at least 1 set (4x DIMM)

RDIMM and LRDIMM cannot be mixed in a server.

1 spare rank available with 8GB RDIMM, 1 or 2 spare rank available with 16GB RDIMM
Logical Memory Capacity at Memory Rnak Sparing (ex. using the same capacity
DIMMs)
Physical Memory Capacity
No. of DIMM
8GB RDIMM
16GB RDIMM
1 Spare Rank
1 Spare Rank
2 Spare Ranks
4
16GB
48GB
32GB
8
32GB
96GB
64GB
12
48GB
144GB
96GB
16
64GB
192GB
128GB
20
80GB
240GB
160GB
24
96GB
288GB
192GB
28
112GB
336GB
224GB
32
128GB
384GB
256GB
36
144GB
432GB
288GB
40
160GB
480GB
320GB
44
176GB
528GB
352GB
48
192GB
576GB
384GB
52
208GB
624GB
416GB
56
224GB
672GB
448GB
60
240GB
720GB
480GB
64
256GB
768GB
512GB
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3.2.4
Memory Mirroring
No. of Available Slot: Max. 2 sets (8x DIMMs) per Memory Riser Card
Product Name/Description
Part Number
32GB MEM for Memory Mirroring (4 x 8GB RDIMM)
4x 8GB Registered DIMM, DDR4-2133(PC4-2133), ECC
64GB MEM for Memory Mirroring (4 x 16GB RDIMM)
4x 16GB Registered DIMM, DDR4-2133(PC4-2133), ECC
NE3302-H060F
NE3302-H061F
NOTE:

Not-preinstalled. Need to order at least 1 set (4x DIMM)

RDIMM and LRDIMM cannot be mixed in a server.
Memory Clock
DDR4 Memory clock depends on CPU and Memory Configuration. Please refer to below for the maximum
clock. Please refer to “Memory” of “Reference” section for the details, too.
Memory
Configuration/Mode
CPU
Xeon®
E7-8890v3
E7-8880v3
E7-8870v3
E7-4850v3
E7-4820v3
E7-4809v3
E7-8891v3
E7-8893v3
Independent Mode
Lockstep Mode
Memory Type
Clock
No. of DIMMs
(per 1CPU)
1.2V
RDIMM(8, 16,32GB)
Up to 16
1600 MHz
LRDIMM (32,64GB)
Up to 16
1600 MHz
RDIMM (8, 16,32GB)
Up to 16
1866 MHz
LRDIMM (32,64GB)
Up to 16
1600 MHz
Maximum Memory Capacity
The available memory capacity depends on the OS, as the following list shows:
Maximum Memory Capacity supported by each OS
Max. Memory Capacity
for this Server
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Standard
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Datacenter
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter
4 TB
2 TB
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (x86_64)
6 TB
2 TB
Oracle Linux6/UEK R2(x86_64)
6 TB
2 TB
VMware ESXi 5.5
1
4 TB
2 TB
VMware ESXi 6.0
2
6 TB
2 TB (4TB )
1
The Maximum Memory Capacity for virtual machine: 1TB
2
The Maximum Memory Capacity for virtual machine: 4TB
3
4TB Memory will be supported in 1H/2016
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4 Internal Disk Drives
4.1 RAID Configuration
RAID0/1/5/6/10/50/60 is supported.
2 kinds of RAID Controller are supported; with 1GB or 2GB cache.
With 1 RAID Controller configuration, max. 8 internal drives can be connected.
With 2 RAID Controller configuration, max. 4 internal drives can be connected per one RAID Controller.
Controller
RAID
No. of Disk
Capacity
Hot Spare
NE3303-178
or
NE3303-177
RAID 0 (striping)
1~8
Drive Capacity x No. of Drive
N
RAID 1 (mirroring)
2
Drive Capacity x No. of Drive / 2
Y
RAID 5 (parity)
3~8
Drive Capacity x (No. of Drive-1)
Y
RAID 6 (double parity)
3~8
Drive Capacity x (No. of Drive-2)
Y
RAID 10 (RAID1 + RAID0)
4/6/8
Drive Capacity x No. of Drive / 2
Y
RAID 50 (RAID5 + RAID0)
6/8
Drive Capacity x (No. of Drive-2)
Y
RAID 60 (RAID6 + RAID0)
6/8
Drive Capacity x (No. of Drive-4)
Y
NOTE:

Needs to order RAID Controller to configure internal drives

For RAID Configuration, same type of internal drives need to be ordered within one RAID group (pack)

Multiple RAID group can be configured by one RAID Controller. In case of RAID1, 4 groups at maximum.

Different capacity/rotation speed/disk type of internal drives can be mixed among different RAID groups.

When configuring hot-spare disks, need to use same type of internal disk for the RAID group.
 All internal drives are same type, Global Hot Spare can be available.
 When mixing different capacity/rotation speed/disk type drives, need to use Dedicated Hot Spare
per RAID group.

With 2 RAID Controller configuration, max. 4 internal drives can be connected per one RAID controller.
Therefore, RAID50/60 is not available with 2 RAID Controller configuration,

With 2 RAID Controller configurations, RAID cannot be configured among internal drives under different
RAID Controllers.

Please refer to “Internal Drive” of “Reference” section for the details about Internal Drive: Priority/Order of
Installatioin.
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1x RAID Controller Configuration
2GB Cache/Flash
4.2.1
SAS HDD/SSD
1GB Cache/Flash
4.2.2
SAS HDD/SSD
2x RAID Controller Configuration
5 年目
2GB Cache/Flash
4.2.3
SAS HDD/SSD
1GB Cache/Flash
4.2.4
SAS HDD/SSD
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4.2 Internal Drive Configuration






For RAID Configuration, same type of internal drives need to be ordered within one RAID group (pack)
With 1 RAID Controller configuration, different HDDs, SDDs or HDD and SSD cannot be configured in
the BTO. When mixing these drives, please refer to the section “Internal Disk” at “References”.
RAID 0/1/5/6/10 can be configured at BTO Configuration. For RAID 50/60, need to configure after the
delivery.
nd
th
With 2 RAID Controller configuration, the 2 RAID Controller and 5 and more HDDs cannot be
configured at BTO Configuration.
With 2 RAID Controller configuration, RAID cannot be configured between internal drives under different
RAID Controllers.
The delivery lead time of SSD is longer than the others. Please contact to our sales representative for the
delivery.
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4.2.1
1x RAID Controller (2GB Cache/Flash) Configuration
Category
Product Name/Description
Part Number
Controller
(Need to order 1)
RAID Controller (2GB, RAID 0/1/5/6/)
LSI MegaRAID SAS 9362-8i
RAID0/1/5/6/10/50/60, 2GB Cache, Internal 8 port (4x2
connector), PCIe 3.0(x8), SAS 12Gb/s
Flash Back-up Unit
For LSI MegaRAID SAS 9362-8i
650mm Flash Back-up Unit Cable
SAS Cable
1 x mini-SAS to 1 x mini-SAS, x2
2.5-inch HDD Cage
8x 2.5-inch, Drive Bay, Hot-Plug supported
300GB HDD
1x 300 GB SAS HDD, 2.5-inch, 12Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
512B sector
600GB HDD
1x600 GB SAS HDD, 2.5-inch, 12Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
512B sector
900GB HDD
1x 900 GB SAS HDD, 2.5-inch, 12Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
512B sector
1.2TB HDD
1x 1.2 TB SAS HDD, 2. 5-inch, 12Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
512B sector
300GB HDD
1x 300 GB SAS HDD, 2.5-inch, 12Gb/s, 15,000 rpm
512B sector
450GB HDD
1x 450 GB SAS HDD, 2.5-inch, 12Gb/s, 15,000 rpm
512B sector
600GB HDD
1x 600 GB SAS HDD, 2.5-inch, 12Gb/s, 15,000 rpm
512B sector
200GB SSD (*CTO*)
1x 200 GB SAS SSD, eMLC, 2.5-inch, 12Gb/s
512B sector
Note:
This is CTO cattegoraized item; lead time for delivery is longer
(around 2 months).
400GB SSD (*CTO*)
1x 400 GB SAS SSD, eMLC, 2.5-inch, 12Gb/s
512B sector
Note:
This is CTO cattegoraized item; lead time for delivery is longer
(around 2 months).
NE3303-178
Flash Back-up
(optional)
Cable
HDD Cage
Internal
Drives
(Max. 8)
SAS
HDD
SAS
SSD
(eMLC)
NE3303-H003
(included)
(included)
NE3350-479M
NE3350-481M
NE3350-482M
NE3350-483M
NE3350-485M
NE3350-486M
NE3350-518M
NE3350-721M
NE3350-722M
NOTE:

Need to order at least 1 internal drive.
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4.2.2
1x RAID Controller (1GB Cache) Configuration
Category
Product Name/Description
Part Number
Controller
(Need to order 1)
RAID Controller (1GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
LSI MegaRAID SAS 9362-8i
RAID0/1/5/6/10/50/60, 1GB Cache, Internal 8 port (4x2
connector), PCIe 3.0(x8), SAS 12Gb/s
Flash Back-up Unit
For LSI MegaRAID SAS 9362-8i
650mm Flash Back-up Unit Cable
SAS Cable
1 x mini-SAS to 1 x mini-SAS, x2
2.5-inich HDD Cage
8x 2.5-inch, Drive Bay, Hot Plug supported
300GB HDD
1x 300 GB SAS HDD, 2.5-inch, 12Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
512B sector
600GB HDD
1x600 GB SAS HDD, 2.5-inch, 12Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
512B sector
900GB HDD
1x 900 GB SAS HDD, 2.5-inch, 12Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
512B sector
1.2TB HDD
1x 1.2 TB SAS HDD, 2. 5-inch, 12Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
512B sector
300GB HDD
1x 300 GB SAS HDD, 2.5-inch, 12Gb/s, 15,000 rpm
512B sector
450GB HDD
1x 450 GB SAS HDD, 2.5-inch, 12Gb/s, 15,000 rpm
512B sector
600GB HDD
1x 600 GB SAS HDD, 2.5-inch, 12Gb/s, 15,000 rpm
512B sector
200GB SSD (*CTO*)
1x 200 GB SAS SSD, eMLC, 2.5-inch, 12Gb/s
512B sector
Note:
This is CTO cattegoraized item; lead time for delivery is
longer (around 2 months).
400GB SSD (*CTO*)
1x 400 GB SAS SSD, eMLC, 2.5-inch, 12Gb/s
512B sector
Note:
This is CTO cattegoraized item; lead time for delivery is
longer (around 2 months).
NE3303-177
Flash Back-up
(optional)
Cable
HDD Cage
Internal
Drives
(Max. 8)
SAS
HDD
SAS
SSD
(eMLC)
NE3303-H003
(included)
(included)
NE3350-479M
NE3350-481M
NE3350-482M
NE3350-483M
NE3350-485M
NE3350-486M
NE3350-518M
NE3350-721M
NE3350-722M
NOTE:

Need to order at least 1 internal drive.
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4.2.3
2x RAID Controller (2GB Cache/Flash) Configuration
Category
Product Name/Description
Part Number
Controller
(Need to order 2)
RAID Controller (2GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
LSI MegaRAID SAS 9362-8i
RAID0/1/5/6/10/50/60, 2GB Cache, Internal 8 port (4x2
connector), PCIe 3.0(x8), SAS 12Gb/s
Flash Back-up Unit
For LSI MegaRAID SAS 9362-8i
650mm Flash Back-up Unit Cable
SAS Cable
1 x mini-SAS to 1 x mini-SAS, x2
2.5-inch HDD Cage
8x 2.5-inch, Drive Bay, Hot Plug supported
300GB HDD
1x 300 GB SAS HDD, 2.5-inch, 12Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
512B sector
600GB HDD
1x600 GB SAS HDD, 2.5-inch, 12Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
512B sector
900GB HDD
1x 900 GB SAS HDD, 2.5-inch, 12Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
512B sector
1.2TB HDD
1x 1.2 TB SAS HDD, 2. 5-inch, 12Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
512B sector
300GB HDD
1x 300 GB SAS HDD, 2.5-inch, 12Gb/s, 15,000 rpm
512B sector
450GB HDD
1x 450 GB SAS HDD, 2.5-inch, 12Gb/s, 15,000 rpm
512B sector
600GB HDD
1x 600 GB SAS HDD, 2.5-inch, 12Gb/s, 15,000 rpm
512B sector
200GB SSD (*CTO*)
1x 200 GB SAS SSD, eMLC, 2.5-inch, 12Gb/s
512B sector
Note:
This is CTO cattegoraized item; lead time for delivery is
longer (around 2 months).
400GB SSD (*CTO*)
1x 400 GB SAS SSD, eMLC, 2.5-inch, 12Gb/s
512B sector
Note:
This is CTO cattegoraized item; lead time for delivery is
longer (around 2 months).
NE3303-178
Flash Back-up
(2, optional)
Cable
HDD Cage
Internal
Drives
(Max. 8)
SAS
HDD
SAS
SSD
(eMLC)
NE3303-H003
(included)
(included)
NE3350-479M
NE3350-481M
NE3350-482M
NE3350-483M
NE3350-485M
NE3350-486M
NE3350-518M
NE3350-721M
NE3350-722M
NOTE:

2 RAID Controller configuration is not supported under VMware environment.

Need to order at least 2 internal drives

RAID50/60 is not available due to the limitation of the number of internal disks.

RAID configuration is not available between internal drives under different RAID Controllers.

RAID settings at the server delivery are done only to the internal disk drives at Slot #0 to Slot #3.
nd
th

Not configured into the server (not BTO) for the 2 RAID Controller and 5 and beyond internal disk
drives.
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4.2.4
2x RAID Controller (1GB Cache) Configuration
Category
Product Name/Description
Part Number
Controller
(Need to order 2)
RAID Controller (1GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
LSI MegaRAID SAS 9362-8i
RAID0/1/5/6/10/50/60, 1GB Cache, Internal 8 port (4x2
connector), PCIe 3.0(x8), SAS 12Gb/s
Flash Back-up Unit
For LSI MegaRAID SAS 9362-8i
650mm Flash Back-up Unit Cable
SAS Cable
1 x mini-SAS to 1 x mini-SAS, x2
2.5-inch HDD Cage
8x 2.5-inch, Drive Bay, Hot Plug supported
300GB HDD
1x 300 GB SAS HDD, 2.5-inch, 12Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
512B sector
600GB HDD
1x600 GB SAS HDD, 2.5-inch, 12Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
512B sector
900GB HDD
1x 900 GB SAS HDD, 2.5-inch, 12Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
512B sector
1.2TB HDD
1x 1.2 TB SAS HDD, 2. 5-inch, 12Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
512B sector
300GB HDD
1x 300 GB SAS HDD, 2.5-inch, 12Gb/s, 15,000 rpm
512B sector
450GB HDD
1x 450 GB SAS HDD, 2.5-inch, 12Gb/s, 15,000 rpm
512B sector
600GB HDD
1x 600 GB SAS HDD, 2.5-inch, 12Gb/s, 15,000 rpm
512B sector
200GB SSD (*CTO*)
1x 200 GB SAS SSD, eMLC, 2.5-inch, 12Gb/s
512B sector
Note:
This is CTO cattegoraized item; lead time for delivery is longer
(around 2 months).
400GB SSD (*CTO*)
1x 400 GB SAS SSD, eMLC, 2.5-inch, 12Gb/s
512B sector
Note:
This is CTO cattegoraized item; lead time for delivery is longer
(around 2 months).
NE3303-177
Flash Back-up
(2, optional)
Cable
HDD Cage
Internal
Drives
(Max. 8)
SAS
HDD
SAS
SSD
(eMLC)
NE3303-H003
(included)
(included)
NE3350-479M
NE3350-481M
NE3350-482M
NE3350-483M
NE3350-485M
NE3350-486M
NE3350-518M
NE3350-721M
NE3350-722M
NOTE:

2 RAID Controller configuration is not supported under VMware environment.

Need to order at least 2 internal drives

(*CTO*) CTO categorized item; lead time for delivery is different from other item.

RAID50/60 is not available due to the limitation of the number of internal disks.

RAID configuration is not available between internal drives under different RAID Controllers.

RAID settings at the server delivery are done only to the internal disk drives at Slot #0 to Slot #3.
nd
th

Not configured into the server (not BTO) for the 2 RAID Controller and 5 and beyond internal disk
drives.
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5 Optical Drive
Up to 1 Optical Drive internal) can be connected
Category
Product Name/Description
Part Number
Internal
Internal DVD-ROM Drive
Slim DVD-ROM Drive, SATA
Internal DVD Super Multi Drive
Slim DVD Super Multi drive, SATA
NE3351-123M
NE3351-124M
NOTE:
- Supported OS: Windows Server® 2012 and 2012R2
NOTE:

Not pre-installed. Needs to order either Internal DVD-ROM Drive or Internal DVD Super Multi Drive for
server maintenance and/or OS installation purpose:
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6 PCI Card
Please refer to “Available Slots” of “References” section regarding PCI Slots; Available Slots and Installation
Limitations
PCI Card Customized Configuration Service
Product Name/Description
Part Number
Customized Service: PCI Cards
NE3300-SV408
NOTE:

When need to change the PCI cards configuration from one under the standard BTO Configuration at the
server delivery, needs to order this customized service.

Please order this customized service when no HDD is included in the ordered configuration for FC SAN
boot.

Please refer to PCI Card: Priority/Order of Installation for installation rules at BTO configuration.
6.1 Network Interface Controller
Category
Product Name/Description
Part Number
GbE
1000BASE-T Adapter (2 port))
Broadcom BCM5718
PCIe 2.0(x4) (Performance: PCIe 2.0(x1))
Low Profile
1000BASE-T Adapter (4 port)
Broadcom BCM5719
PCIe 2.0(x4), Low Profile
NOTE:
- Network cables with RJ-45 plug covers cannot be used.
NE3304-151M
10GBASE Adapter (SFP+/2ch)
Qlogic NetXtreme II BCM57810S
PCIe 2.0(x8), Low Profile
NOTE:
- When connecting to the optical fibre cable, NE3304-129 (SFP+
Module (10G-SR)) needs to be ordered per one port (max. 2)
- Connection with Twinax cable is available. Please refer to the Users
guide for the validated cable
SFP+ Module (10G-SR)
1 x SFP+ Module for NE3304-149
NOTE:
- This item is not built-in configured at the delivery (separtely shipped)
NE3304-149
10GbE
NE3304-152M
NE3304-129
NOTE:

Network Interface Controller not pre-installed and this server does not have LAN interface/port at the
base module. Needs to order at least 1 card.

PXE (Preboot eXecution Environment ) boot is supported by 1000BASE-T Adapter (2 port)
(NE3304-151M) and 1000BASE-T Adapter (4 port) (NE3304-152M) and 10GBASE Adapter (SFP+/2ch)
(NE3304-149).

WOL (Wake On LAN) is supported by 1000BASE-T Adapter (2 port) (NE3304-151M) only.

When booting OS by PXE boot, please select IPv4 for network settings.
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NIC Teaming feature – NIC Teaming and bonding features
NIC Teaming and bonding features are available with this server to provide network redundancy and load
balancing for higher network reliability and optimized network loads.
Windows Server 2012 (and later) and Linux environement, network redundancy is supported with
Taming/Bonding functions supported by OS.
See the table below for supported network interfaces, operation mode and number of teams.
◆Windows Teaming
Network Interface
Operation Mode
NE3304-151M/-152M
(1000BASE-T)
 Generic or static Teaming
 Dynamic teaming
 Switch-independent
Configuration



NE3304-149
(10GBASE-SR)

Number of Teams
4 ports in one
card
4 ports among
multiple cards


Up to 4 ports per one team
Up to 16 teams per one
system
2 ports in one
card
2 ports among
multiple cards


Up to 2 ports per one team
Up to 8 teams per one
system
NOTE:

Teaming with one port shared among multiple teams: Not supported

Network interface for teaming should be all the same.

Teaming of the port using iSCSI: Not supported
◆Linux Bonding
Network Interface
Operation Mode
NE3304-151M/-152M
(1000BASE-T)
Recommend:
active-backup
(fault-tolerance)
NE3304-149
(10GBASE-SR)
Configuration




Number of Bonding
2 ports in one card
2 ports among
multiple cards

2 ports in one card
2 ports among
multiple cards



Up to 2 ports per one
bonding
Up to 16 teams
Up to 2 ports per one
bonding
Up to 8 teams
NOTE:

Network interface for teaming should be all the same.

Concatct to our sales representative for other than Active-backup

Can mix 1000BASE bonding and 10GBASE-SR bonding within one system
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Using iSCSI (for data usage)
Please refer to iStorage web site regarding the connection to iStorage Series via iSCSI, and to
EXPRESSCLUSTER web site for cluster configuration.
See the table below for supported network interface and OS combinations.
Network Interface
Operating System
GbE
NE3304-151M/-152ML
Windows Server 2012/ Windows Server 2012 R2 / RHEL / VMware
10GbE
(10GBASE-SR)
NE3304-149
Windows Server 2012/ Windows Server 2012 R2 / RHEL / VMware
RHEL : Red Hat Enterprise Linux
NOTE:

NIC Teaming/Bonding features are not supported on iSCSI interfaces. Redundant paths for iSCSI is
supported by “StoragePathSavior(SPS)”
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6.2 PCIe SSD Adapter
Super high speed SSD board to be installed in PCIe slot
Product Name/Description
Part Number
PCIe SSD Adapter (1.1TB) (*CTO*)
HGST FlashMAX III Performance 1100GB MLC Card
PCIe 2.0(x8), Low Profile, 2DW/D
Supported OS: Windows Server® 2012, Windows Server®2012 R2
PCIe SSD Adapter (2.2TB) (*CTO*)
HGST FlashMAX III Performance 2200GB MLC Card
PCIe 2.0(x8), Low Profile, 2DW/D
Supported OS: Windows Server® 2012, Windows Server®2012 R2
NE3318-H002F
NE3318-H003F
NOTE:

(*CTO*) CTO categorized item; lead time for delivery is different from other item. Please contact to our
sales representative for the delivery schedule.

Warranty provided earlier until reaching to the end of the specified lifetime for re-writhing or until the
period defined in the warranty notice. Please check regularly the remained lifetime for re-writing using
the utility of this PCIe SSD (FlashMAX® III Manager).

3GB main memory is required per one PCIe SSD Adapter (1.1TB)

4GB main memory is required per one PCIe SSD Adapter (2.2TB)

NE3318-H002F and NE3318-H003F cannot be mixed in a server (the previous product, NE3318-H001F
cannot be mixed, either.)

Max. number of PCIe SSD per server:
 NE3318-H002F:
4
 NE3318-H003F:
8

Not supporting Server Core.
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6.3 External Storage Controller
6.3.1 RAID Controller
Category
Product Name/Description
Controller
External RAID Controller (2GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
LSI MegaRAID SAS 9380-8e
RAID0/1/5/6/10/50/60, 2GB Cache, External 8 port (4x2 connector),
PCIe 3.0(x8), SAS 12Gb/s, Low Profile
Flash Backup Unit
Flash Backup Unit (for NE3303-H004)
140mm Flash Backup Unit Cable
Backup Unit
Part Number
NE3303-H004
NE3303-H005
NOTE:

This External RAID Controller [NE3303-H004] can connect to NEC’s Disk Expansion Unit (2U
[N8192-101][N8192-102] [N8192-103][N8192-104]).
・SAS Cable (2m) for [N8192-101][N8192-102]: [K410-322(02)]
・SAS Cable (2m) for [N8192-103][N8192-104]: [K410-333(02)]




・Disk Expansion Unit can be placed just above or just below the server.
BTO configuration at the server delivery does NOT include RAID configuration. Please do RAID
configuration by using utility setting.
By using Flash Backup Unit, Write Back is available.
To configure a large-capacity RAID array, it is recommended to configure in RAID 6 or RAID 60 for the
failure with 2x HDDs in order to minimize the risk of becoming multiple hard drives failure during the
RAID rebuilding process.
It is recommended to set RAID array configuration drives less than 8 in order to minimize the risk
of becoming multiple hard drives failure.
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6.3.2
Fibre Channel / SAS Controller
Category
Product Name/Description
Part Number
Fibre
Channel
Fibre Channel Controller (1 port)
Emulex LightPulse LPe1250-F8 Host Bus Adapter
8Gb/s, Optical, PCIe 2.0(x8), Low Profile
Fibre Channel Controller(2 port)
Emulex LightPulse LPe12002-M8 Host Bus Adapter
8Gb/s, Optical, PCIe 2.0(x8), Low Profile
Fibre Channel Controller (1 port)
Emulex LightPulse LPe16000B-M6 Host Bus Adapter
16Gb/s, Optical, PCIe 3.0(x8), Low Profile / Full Height
NE3390-159
Fibre Channel Controller (2port)
Emulex LightPulse LPe16002B2-M6 Host Bus Adapter
16Gb/s, Optical, PCIe 3.0(x8), Low Profile / Full Height
SAS Controller
LSI SAS9212-4i4e Host Bus Adapter
6Gb/s SAS, PCIe 2.0(x8), Low Profile
Not Supported for VMware
SAS Controller
LSI SAS9300-8e Host Bus Adapter
12Gb/s SAS, PCIe 2.0(x8), Low Profile
Not Supported for Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Notice:

This SAS Controller is supported only for the use with NEC Storage
M-Series.

Windows Server 2012 cannot be installed when this SAS Controller is
installed in the server. Please install the SAS Controller after the OS
installation, referring “References” “Remarks for System Buit-up” of this
document.
NE3390-158A
SAS
NE3390-160
NE3390-157A
NE3303-142
NE3303-184
NOTE:

Connection to iStorage M Series via SAS under Linux environment: Not supported

Please refer to the iStorage website for the supported device and OS by iStorage series

Please refer to the EXPRESSCLUSTER web site for cluster configuration

Depending on the FibreChannel(FC) link speed, the available cable type and/or length may differ. Please
refer to the users guide for the Fibre Channel Controller.

As 2m cables are used to connect SAS Controller and Device Expansion Unit, the following remarks
should be noted when using Device Expansion Unit.
 Device Expansion Unit (2U): N8141-75
Can be mounted with the space less than 3U with the server (on top or under).
・ When moungint Device Expansion Unit on top or just under the server (within 0U), all
devices (1-4) can be connected.
・ When mounting Device Expansion Unit with 1 – 3U space, device 3 and 4 (left side of the
Unit in front view / connector 3 and 4 of right side from rear view) can be connected.
Among the space between the Device Expansion Unit and the server, the item with less
than 660mm in lengh can be mounted.
 Device Expansion Unit (1U): N8141-48/-74
Can be mounted with the space with 0 - 2U with the server (on top or under).
・ Device 2 (left side of the Unit in front view / connector 2 of right side from rear view) can
be connected.
・ When requiring to connect to Device 1 (right side of the Unit in front view / connector 1 of
the left side from rear view), please consult with NEC thru the sales representative for the
details 3 months before ordering.
 Device Expansion Unit (1U): N8141-69
Can be mounted with the space with 0 - 2U with the server (on top or under).
・ Device 1 (left side of the Unit in front view / connector 1 of right side from rear view) can
be connected.
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・

When requiring to connect to Device 2 (right side of the Unit in front view / connector 2 of
the left side from rear view), please consult with NEC thru the sales representative for the
details 3 months before ordering.
As 2m cables are used to connect SAS Controller and LTO (rack-mount type), the following remarks
should be noted when using the LTO (rack-mount type).
 LTO (1U): N8160-93/94/95

Cannot be mounted on top of the server (with 0U from the server)

Can be mounter just below the server (with 0U from the server)

If need to mount with 1-3U from the server (on top or under), the location o the SAS
Controller should be adjusted. Please contact to NEC representative for more details.
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7 Other Add-in Components
7.1 Power Supply Unit
7.1.1
Number of Power Supply Unit
See the table below for the required number of Power Supply Unit per voltage/configuration/redundancy.
Voltage
200V
Model
A2040c
Power Supply
Unit
# of
CPU
1000W
800W
No-redundancy
N+1
2N
2/3/4
2
3
4
2
2
3
4
3/4
3
4
Not available
A2020c
1000W
2
2
3
4
800W
2
3
4
Not available
A2010c
1000W
1
2
3
4
800W
1
2
3
4
1000W
1
1
2
2
2/3/4
2
3
4
1/2
2
3
4
3/4
3
4
Not available
2/3
2
3
4
4
3
4
Not available
2
2
3
4
A1040c
800W
100V
Number of Power Supply Unit
A2040c
1000W
800W
A2020c
A2010c
A1040c
3/4
3
4
Not available
1000W
2
3
4
Not available
800W
2
3
4
Not available
1000W
1
2
3
4
800W
1
2
3
4
1000W
800W
1
1
2
2
2/3
2
3
4
4
3
4
Not available
1/2
2
3
4
3/4
3
4
Not available
NOTE:

When selecting Power Supply Unit, recommend to consider potential add-on of the optional products in
the future.

Redundancy can be selectable; no-redundancy, N+1 and 2N:
・
N+1: When one Power Supply Unit fails, the operation can continue.
・
2N: Configuring 2 power supply groups, each consisting of 1 or 2 power supply unit. When one
group fails, the operation can continue with another group. In this case, power supply is redundant
between PSU#1 and PSU#2, or PSU#3 and #4. Please configure power supply path appropriately.

Hot-plug supported. Can replace Power Supply Unit without stopping the system (under redundant
configuration securing enough power during replacement).
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7.1.2
Power Supply Unit
AC Power Supply Unit
Product Name/Description
Part Number
Power Supply Unit (800W)
Hot-plug, 80 PLUS Platinum certified
Power Supply Unit (1000W)
Hot-plug, 80 PLUS Platinum certified
NE3381-122M
NE3381-123M
NOTE:

Power Supply Unit includes Cable Tie to prevent dropping AC cable.

Cannot mix different Power Supply Unit

Cannot mix 100V/200V in one server

Please prepare AC cables compliant to the regulation in each geo.
7.2 Redundant Fan Kit
Product Name/Description
Part Number
Redundant Fan
2x fan module
(standard)
NOTE:

2 units are installed as standard (no add-on available).

Hot-plug supported
7.3 Trusted Platform Module Kit
Product Name/Description
Part Number
Trusted Platform Module Kit
Module needed to use Windows BitLocker™ Drive Encryption feature
Supported OS: Windows Server® 2012, Windows Server®2012
NE3315-21
NOTE:

This is to be shipped only at the delivery of the server (cannot be add-on later).

When installed in the server, cannot be removed later.

Need to enable “TMP Support” in BIOS Set-up Menu to use this item.

Need to save “recovery password” for Windows BilLocker Drive Encription, as the password is necessary
to recover the data when replacing the hardware in failure.
7.4 Internal Flash Memory
Product Name/Description
Part Number
Internal Flash Memory
With this kit, EXPRESSBUILDER can be started from POST.
NE3315-07
NOTE:

When this flash memory is ordered and shipped with the server, the data in the EXPRESSBUILDER is
copied into this kit.

When this flash memory is ordered and shipped separately, the data must be copied from the
EXPRESSBUILDER DVD to the flash memory after installing it in the server for use.
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8 Add-on Components
8.1 17-inch LCD Console Unit
Category
Drawer
w/ KVM
Switch
Drawer
Cable
Drawer
w/o KVM
Switch
Drawer
Keypad
Product Name/Description
Part Number
17-inch LCD Console Drawer (1U/8port)
17-inch LCD, US 83-keys Keyboard, Optical mouse, 8 port
KVM switch, 1U height, BLACK
Switch Unit Connection Cable Set (USB, 1.8m)
1.8 m, 1 x 15-pin mini D-sub to 1 x 15-pin mini D-sub / 1 x 4-pin
USB A
Switch Unit Connection Cable Set (USB, 3m)
3 m, 1 x 15-pin mini D-sub to 1 x 15-pin mini D-sub / 1 x 4-pin
USB A
Switch Unit Connection Cable Set (USB, 5m)
5 m, 1 x 15-pin mini D-sub to 1 x 15-pin mini D-sub / 1 x 4-pin
USB A
17-inch LCD Console Unit 1U
17-inch LCD, US 83-keys Keyboard, Optical mouse, 1U height,
4-pin USB B to 4-pin USB A cable 2 m, PS/2 Y-splitter cable 2m,
15-pin mini D-sub VGA cable 2 m, BLACK
N8143-106F
17inch LCD Console Drawer (1port)
17-inch LCD, US 103-keys Keyboard with 10-key, Touch pad
with 3-button, 1U height, 4-pin USB B to 4-pin USB A cable 1.8
m, Two PS/2 cable 1.8 m, 15-pin mini D-sub VGA cable 1.8 m
Keyboard Unit (JP)
JP 108-keys Keyboard with 10-key for N8143-84F 17inch LCD
Console Drawer (1port)
Keyboard Unit (UK)
UK 104-keys Keyboard with 10-key, for N8143-84F 17inch LCD
Console Drawer (1port)
N8140-108F
K410-118(1A)
K410-118(03)
K410-118(05)
N8143-105F
N8143-109
N8143-111
NOTE:

N8143-105F does not have 10-key ono keyboard.

Need Switch Unit Connection Cable for the number of servers (up to 8 server)

There is one VGA connector on the front side of the server. For the rear side, one VGA connector can be
available by connectinig the cable to SUV cable connector. However, the front side only works when both
are connected at the same time.

Please refer to the Rack Mount Configuration Guide for the details.
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8.2 KVM Switch
Category
Product Name/Description
Part Number
KVM
Switch
Server Switch Unit (8Server)
1U USB 8 port KVM Switch, BLACK
Switch Unit Connection Cable Set (USB,1.8m)
1.8 m, 1 x 15-pin mini D-sub - 1 x 15-pin mini D-sub / 1 x
4-pin USB A
Switch Unit Connection Cable Set (USB,3m)
3 m, 1 x 15-pin mini D-sub - 1 x 15-pin mini D-sub / 1 x
4-pin USB A
Switch Unit Connection Cable Set (USB,5m)
5 m, 1 x 15-pin mini D-sub - 1 x 15-pin mini D-sub / 1 x
4-pin USB A
Switch Unit Connection Cable 1.8 m
1.8 m, 1 x 15-pin mini D-sub - 1x 15-pin mini D-Sub / 2x
PS/2
N8191-14F
Cable
Cascading
K410-118(1A)
K410-118(03)
K410-118(05)
K410-119(1A)
NOTE:

Need Switch Unit Connection Cable for the number of servers (up to 8 server)

There is one VGA connector on the front side of the server. For the rear side, one VGA connector can be
available by connectinig the cable to SUV cable connector. However, the front side only works when both
are connected at the same time.

Please refer to the Rack Mount Configuration Guide for the details.
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8.3 Front Bezel
A2040c,A2020c, A2010c
Product Name/Description
Part Number
Front Bezel (A2040c/A2020c/A2010c)
NE3446-H001
A1040c
Product Name/Description
Part Number
Front Bezel (A1040c)
NE3346-H001
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8.4 Cable Arm
With this component at rear side of the server, various cables are compactly combined.
Product Name/Description
Part Number
Cable Arm (70mm)
Including slide rail attachment
Able to combine around 18 cables (except AC Power Cable, such as LAN, FC and USB)
NE3343-H001
Cable Arm (110mm)
Including slide rail attachment
Able to combine around 32 cables (except AC Power Cable, such as LAN, FC and USB)
NE3343-H002
NOTE:

Need to use Slide Rail Attachment to use Cable Arm. This makes server depth longer, as shown in the
Dimensions.

For calculation, considering LAN (UTP: without shield) is φ5mm in diameter at average, 1x FC cable
corresponds to 1x LAN cable, 1x SAS cable corresponds to 2x LAN cables, 1x SUV cable corresponds
to 4x LAN cables and 1 x USB Cable corresponds to 1 x LAN cable.

Table for quick reference:
Model


A2040c/A2020c/A2010c
A1040c
Cable Arm
(70mm)
Cable Arm
(110mm)
Cable Arm
(70mm)
Cable Arm
(110mm)
Max. cable capacity
(by no. of LAN cable)
18
32
18
32
Management LAN
(mandatory required)
2
2
1
1
SUV Cable *1
(by no. of LAN cable)
4
4
4
4
Open cable capacity
(by no. of LAN cable)
12
26
13
27
1
1 x SUV Cable corresponds to 4 x LAN cable.
Remarks:

With Cable Arm (110mm), the unit with more than 670mm in depth (from the front) cannot be located on
top of the server. Otherwise, need to have 1U between the unit and the server.
(Please refer to the illustoratinos below.)
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8.5 Management Console Specifications
Need to prepare a PC for a management console meeting the following requirements:
Specifications
CPU
More than Pentium4 1.3GHz
Memory
More than 2GB (Memory for OS and browser + memory for Java + more than 1GB)
Network
100BASE-TX equivalent and above (bandwidth more than 10Mbps)
HDD
More than 40GB free space
Resolution
More than 1024 x 768
Supported browser
Windows
- Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0, 8.0, 9.0, 10.0, 11.0
* with IPv6
- Microsoft Internet Explorer 10.0, 11.0
Linux
- Firefox ESR17, 24, 31
Java
Oracle Java JRE7, 8
* 32bit version J2SE Runtime Environment for Windows terminal.
* Java7u55 and above for Windows 8.1
Client OS
Windows
- Windows Vista(SP2)
- Windows 7
- Windows 8
- Windows 8.1
- Windows Server 2008
- Windows Server 2008 R2 (SP1)
- Windows Server 2012
- Windows Server 2012 R2
* with IPv6
- Windows 7
- Windows 8
- Windows 8.1
- Windows Server 2012
- Windows Server 2012 R2
Linux
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux (version 6)
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux (version 7)
NOTE:

For A2040c/A2020c/A2010c, management console needs to be connected to Management LAN of both
MGB#1 and MGB#2.

For A1040c, management console needs to be connected to Management LAN of MGB#1

LAN environment/console PC is not pre-installed. Needs to prepare separately.

Need to have a management console in addition to VGA console. Please prepare at least 1 console. Can
be shared by multiple servers.
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References
■CPU
CPU: BTO Configuration Rule

CPUs are to be installed in the priority order of CPU1 => CPU2 => CPU3 => CPU4.
■Memory
1. Memory Riser Card: Priority/Order of Installation
1-1.A2040c
1 or 2 Memory Riser Cards are able to be installed per CPU. In case of 4CPU configuration, up to 8 Memory
Riser cards are able to be installed
The priority/order of instalaltion depends on the models:
(1) Standard Model
Depending on the number of the installed CPU and the ordered Memory Riser Card, Memory Riser Cards will
be installed in the following priority/order.
(Need to install at least one Memory Riser Card.)
Memory Riser Card Slot
# of CPU
#1
#2
#3
#4
#5
#6
#7
#8
2
1
3
2
4
-
-
-
-
3
1
4
2
5
3
6
-
-
4
1
5
2
6
3
7
4
8
(2) COPT Supported Model: Standard BTO Configuration (Centralized Mode)
Depending on the number of the installed CPU and the ordered Memory Riser Card, Memory Riser Cards will
be installed in the following priority/order. This priory/order corresponds to the case using “Centralize” for
Core Optimization Mode.
(Need to install at least one Memory Riser Card.)
Memory Riser Card Slot
# of CPU
NEC Corporation
#1
#2
#3
#4
#5
#6
#7
#8
2
1
2
3
4
-
-
-
-
3
1
2
3
4
5
6
-
-
4
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
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(3) COPT Supported Model: With “Customized Service: Distribution Mode for COPT (NE3300-SV101)”
is ordered (Decentralized Mode)
Depending on the number of the installed CPU and the ordered Memory Riser Card, Memory Riser Cards will
be installed in the following priority/order. This priory/order corresponds to the case using “Decentralize” for
Core Optimization Mode.
(Need to install at least one Memory Riser Card.)
Memory Riser Card Slot
# of CPU
#1
#2
#3
#4
#5
#6
#7
#8
2
1
3
2
4
-
-
-
-
3
1
4
2
5
3
6
-
-
4
1
5
2
6
3
7
4
8
1-2.A2020c
Up to 8 Memory Riser cards are able to be installed
Depending on the number of the ordered Memory Riser Card, Memory Riser Cards will be installed in the
following priority/order.
(Need to install at least one Memory Riser Card.)
Memory Riser Card Slot
# of CPU
2
#1
#2
#3
#4
#5
#6
#7
#8
1
3
2
4
5
7
6
8
1-3.A2010c
Up to 4 Memory Riser cards are able to be installed
Depending on the number of the ordered Memory Riser Card, Memory Riser Card will be installed in the
following priority/order.
(Need to install at least one Memory Riser Card.)
# of CPU
1
Memory Riser Card
Slot
#1
#2
#3
#4
1
2
3
4
1-4.A1040c
1 or 2 Memory Riser Cards are able to be installed per CPU. In case of 4CPU configuration, up to 8 Memory
Riser cards are able to be installed
Depending on the number of the installed CPU and the ordered Memory Riser Card, Memory Riser Cards will
be installed in the following priority/order.
(Need to install at least one Memory Riser Card.)
Memory Riser Card Slot
# of CPU
NEC Corporation
#1
#2
#3
#4
#5
#6
#7
#8
1
1
2
-
-
-
-
-
-
2
1
3
2
4
-
-
-
-
3
1
4
2
5
3
6
-
-
4
1
5
2
6
3
7
4
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2. Memory on the Memory Riser Card (DIMM): Priority/Order of Installation
The priority/order to install DIMM on a Memory Riser Card depends on memory configuration.
Memory Configuration Mode consists of 2; “Independent Mode” for high performance and “Lockstep Mode”
for high availability
Under each mode, there are 2 features to improve availability further; “Memory Mirroring” and “Memory Rank
Sparing”.
2-1. Lockstep Mode
“Lockstep Mode” supports Error Detect/Correct toward 2x DRAM failures (DDDC) by having a pair of memory
defined among 2x memory channels (CH0 and CH1 or CH2 and CH3) operating in parallel.
NOTE:

Cannot mix RDIMM and LRDIMM in a server

Lockstep Mode is a standard setting at the server delivery.
For DIMM installation priority/order, (1) to install larger DIMM first, and (2) to install DIMMs to the sockets in
the priority/order shown in the figure below.
2-2. Independent Mode
“Independent Mode” provides more performance by having 4 memory channels operate independently. This
supports Error Detect/Correct toward 1x DRAM failure (SDDC).
NOTE:

Cannot mix RDIMM and LRDIMM in a server

Lockstep Mode is a standard setting at the server delivery. To use Independent Mode, need to change
the mode from BIOS set-up menu.
For DIMM installation priority/order, (1) to install larger DIMM first, and (2) to install DIMMs to the sockets in
the priority/order shown in the figure below. Otherwise, memory might not be able to be identified correctly.
DIMM Installation Order for Independent Mode (only) /Lockstep Mode (only)
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2-3. Memory Mirroring
“Memory Mirroring” provide redundancy by writing the same data into 2x memory among different memory
buffers on a Memory Riser Card. To use this feature, need to order memory set including 4 DIMMs per set
Memory Mirroring for each Memory Configuration Mode:
Independent Mode: Mirroring between CH0 and CH2, CH1 and CH3
Lockstep Mode: Mirroring between memory pair on CH0 and CH1 AND memory pair on CH2 and CH3
NOTE:

Cannot mix RDIMM and LRDIMM in a server

When using Memory Mirroring, the available memory capacity becomes half of physical capacity.

Lockstep Mode + Memory Mirroring is a standard setting at the server delivery. To use Independent
Mode, need to change the mode from BIOS set-up menu.

Cannot use both Memory Mirroring and Memory Rank Sparing at the same time.
For DIMM installation priority/order, (1) to install larger DIMM first, and (2) to install DIMMs to the sockets in
the priority/order shown in the figure below.
DIMM Installation Order for Memory Mirroring
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2.4 Memory Rank Sparing
“Memory Rank Sparing” is the feature to keep operation (for high availability); by having 1 or 2 memory ranks
of 2 DIMMs in one memory channel as a spare, when detecting errors at memory rank in operation,
automatically switching to a spare rank. To use this feature, need to order memory set including 4 DIMMs per
set
Memory Rank Sparing for each Memory Configuration Mode:

Independent Mode: one or 2 memory rank out of 2 DIMMs in one memory channel is assigned as a
spare.

Lockstep Mode: one or 2 memory rank out of 2 DIMMs in one memory channel is assigned as a spare
per memory pair of lock-step.
NOTE:

Cannot mix RDIMM and LRDIMM in a server

When using Memory Rank Sparing, the available memory capacity reduces by the capacity of spare
memory rank:
 Available Memory Capacity:
1/2 of physical memory (8GB RDIMM)
1/2, 3/4 of physical memory (16GB RDIMM)


Lockstep Mode + Memory Rank Sparing is a standard setting at the server delivery. To use Independent
Mode, need to change the mode from BIOS set-up menu.
Cannot use both Memory Mirroring and Memory Rank Sparing at the same time.
For DIMM installation priority/order, (1) to install larger DIMM first, and (2) to install DIMMs to the sockets in
the priority/order shown in the figure below.
DIMM Installation Order for Memory Rank Sparing
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3. Memory in the Server: Priority/Order of Installation
Basic Rule:

When mixing different capacity of memory, will install larger capacity memory first.

In a Memory Riser Card, memory installed according to the rule shown in the previous section.
3-1. A2040c
(1) Standard Model
Memory will be installed equally among each Memory Riser Card.
(2) COPT Supported Model: Standard BTO Configuration (Centralized Mode)
Memory will be installed to the first younger 2 Memory Riser Cards. Follows the same rule afterwards,
(3) COPT Supported Model: With “Customized Service: Distribution Mode for COPT (NE3300-SV101)”
is ordered (Decentralized Mode)
Memory will be installed equally among each Memory Riser Card.
3-2. A2020c
Memory will be installed equally to Memory Riser Card #1 to #4, then move to Memory Riser Card #5 to #8.
3-3. A2010c
Memory will be installed equally to Memory Riser Card #1 to #2, then move to Memory Riser Card #3 to #4.
3-4. A1040c
Memory will be installed equally among each Memory Riser Card.
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■Internal Drive
Internal Drive: Priority/Order of Installation
At the initial server delivery, internal drives are installed with the following priority/order. If the ordered
configuration is not in the scope of the rule, the drive will be delivered as not configured.
Front View (lower)
Slot 0
Slot 2
Slot 4
Slot 6
Slot 1
Slot 3
Slot 5
Slot 7
◆1x RAID Controller
・Slot 0 => Slot 1 => Slot 2 => Slot 3 => Slot 4 => Slot 5 => Slot 6 => Slot 7
◆2x RAID Controller

st
For the 1
RAID Controller
・Slot 0 => Slot 1 => Slot 2 =>
nd
 For the 2 RAID Controller
Slot3
・Slot 4 => Slot 5 => Slot 6 => Slot 7
nd
However, the 2 RAID Controller and the drives under the controller are not installed (configured) at the
server delivery.
Conditions to Mix Internal Drives





Mixing SSDs with different capacity or mixing HDDs with the same rotation speed is supported in the
BTO configuration.
Mixing HDDs with different rotation speed and mixing HDD and SSD is NOT supported in the BTO
configuration.
Cannot mix the different drives within a RAID group (pack)
When defining hot spare disk under mixed drive configuration, need to set Dedicated Hot Spare per
RAID group. Global Hot Spare is not available.
Please refer to the following for further details.
With different internal drives

For 1x RAID Controller, 2 kinds of HDDs or HDD/SSD can be mixed.
 When SSD/HDD mixed, SSDs are installed first according to the above priority/order, then HDDs
are installed in the remaining drive bays.
 When SSDs with different capacity are mixed, larger SSDs are installed first.
 When HDDs with different rotation speed, higher speed HDDs are installed first. If the speed is
the same, smaller capacity HDDs are installed first.
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Standard RAID Configuration at the Initial Server Delivery
Standard RAID configuration for the same type of internal drives at the initial server delivery is as follows
RAID 50 and RAID 60 are not supported for BTO configuration
Controller
(reference section)
# of Drive
Standard RAID Configuration
NE3303-178
or
NE3303-177
4.2.1
4.2.2
(up to 8 drives)
1
RAID 0 (Q’ty 1)
2
RAID 1 (Q’ty 2)
3~8
RAID 1 (if the number of drive is odd, will set
one spare drive.)
4.2.3
4.2.4
(Up to 4 drives)
1
RAID 0 (Q’ty 1)
2
RAID 1 (Q’ty 2)
3~4
RAID 1 (if the number of drive is odd, will set
one spare drive.)
(Q’ty 1)
NE3303-178
or
NE3303-177
(Q’ty 2)
NOTE:

Up to 4 RAID group (pack) per server
nd
th

2 RAID Controller (and 5 and later HDDs under it): no RAID Configuration applied

Need to order same capacity/rotation speed drives in one group (disk array) for RAID configuration at
BTO configuration.

Initial settings of RAID Controller is Wrhite Through without Flash Back-up Unit. When needing higher
performance, recommend Write Back with Flash Back-up Unit..
(Please refer to the manual attached to the RAID Controller for the setting information.)
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■Connection to RDX (USB) by Device Expansion Unit
Conditions to connect to RDX (USB)






When using Device Expansion Unit (1U/2U) with the embedded RDX (USB) [N8151-125/-105], please
connect to USB connector on rear side of the server. Not allowed to connect to USB connector of SUV
cable.
Please use an external USB cable of USB2.0 supported [K410-197(00)] K410-307(1) for USB3.0 is not
available.
2m cable is necessary to connect between Device Expansion Unit and USB connector on rear side of the
server. Therefore, please be aware of the following restrictions about the location of the Device
Expansion Unit:
 Device Expansion Unit [N8141-75] (2U)
・ Can locate within 3U space from the top or bottom of the server
 In case of locating directly on top or bottom of the server (within 0U), all devices
(device #1-#4) are available.
 In case of locating within 1-3U space, device 3/4 on the left hand side from the
front (right connecter #3, #4) from the rear) can be available. Devices within
660mm in depth can be installed between the server and the Device Expansion
Unit.
 Device Expansion Unit [N8141-74/-48] (1U)
・ Can locate within 2U space from the top or bottom of the server.
・ Device 2 on the left side from the front (right connecter #2 from the rear) can be
available.
 Device Expansion Unit [N8141-69] (1U)
・ Can locate within 2U from the top or bottom of the server.
・ Device 1 on the left side from the front (right connecter #1 from the rear) can be
available.
・
Only HDD cartridge is available as Data Cartridge for Back-up (SSD cartridge is NOT available.)
RDX is not supported for VMware environment. Recommend the back-up through network, building
back-up server separately.
RDX is not supported for Oracle Linux environment.
■Remarks for System Buit-up
Windows Server 2012 Installation

When installing Windows Server 2012 with the SAS Controller (NE3303-184) mounted in the server, an
error preventing the installation might be encounterd and the installation become unable to continue.
Please install the OS with the SAS Controller dismounted, then, after appling the StarterPack and
Microsoft’s patch, mount the SAS Contrleer into the server.
 Microsoft ptach information: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3018489
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■Server Management
The EXPRESSSCOPE Engine SP3, integrated into the server (service processor (BMC)), provides superior
remote control and system management features listed in the table below.
Standard
Temperature/HDD/fan/voltage/power/RAID
Degradation (memory/HDD etc.)

Hardware configuration information collection

Hardware event log collection

Boot Monitoring
POST/BIOS stall, Booting, OS panic, Shutdown

Alerting
HW error, Boot error and OS panic
(by SNMP, E-mail)
3
Remote KVM (via LAN)
POST/BIOS setup, ROM utility

Boot screen, Panic screen

CUI-based screen (OS console)

GUI-based screen (OS console)

Remote reset/Power on-off/dump

Remote power capping

BIOS/BMC FW update

Remote BIOS setup (partial configuration only)

OS shutdown

Remote media (CD/DVD/FD/USB)

CLP (Command Line Protocol) (DMTF compliant)

Remote control via Web browser (multi user login at the
same time)

Scheduling (without UPS, ESMPRO/SM required)

Maintenance
EXPRESSSCOPE® Profile Key (Backup/restore BIOS/BMC
setup information)

Others
Set automatic IP address via DNS/DHCP

LDAP/Active Directory verification/user control

Clock synchronization of main unit and the RTC

Access log collection

IPv6 supported (Web console/CLP/e-mail alert)

When master BMC fails, switch to stand-by BMC

Hardware Monitoring
Remote Control (via LAN)
BMC Failover
1
1
1
2
Industry standard
1
2
IPMI
2.0
Not supported under VMware environment
Features to recovery EXPRESSSCOPE Engine SP3 itself. Supoprted only for A2040c/A2020c/A2010c.
Reboot required to failover to stand-by BMC. Need to connect master and stand-by BMC to 2 Management LAN
interface from 2 Management LAN ports.
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■PCI Slot: Available Slots and Installation Limitations
A2040c (including COPT model)/A2020c/A2010c
Available Slots Matrix (general)
PCIe Slot
Product Code
PCI Slot Specifications
#1
#2
#3
#4
#5
#6
#7
#8
#9
#10 #11 #12 #13 #14 #15 #16
PCIe 3.0
x4 lane
x8 socket
8Gb/s
Low Profile
x8 lane
Max. Number of Cards
for Installation
x8 lane
220mm >
Available Slot
Name/Description
4
9
1
2
Note
Total
13 16
NE3303-178
RAID Controller
(2GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
(Card Perf.: PCI Express 3.0(x8))
Y
NE3303-177
RAID Controller
(1GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
(Card Perf.: PCI Express 3.0(x8))
Y
Y
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
External RAID Controller
NE3303-H004 (2GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
(Card Perf.: PCI Express 3.0(x8))
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
4
9
11 13
NE3303-142
SAS Controller
(6Gb/s SAS)
(Card Perf.: PCI Express 2.0(x8))
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
4
9
11 13
NE3303-184
SAS Controller
(12Gb/s SAS)
(Card Perf.: PCI Express 3.0(x8))
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
4
9
11 13
NE3390-159
Fibre Channel Controller (1port)
(8Gbps/Optical)
(Card Perf.: PCI Express 2.0(x8))
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
4
9
11 13
NE3390-160
Fibre Channel Controller (2port)
(8Gbps/Optical)
(Card Perf.: PCI Express 2.0(x8))
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
-
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
4
7
11 13
NE3390-157A
Fibre Channel Controller (1port)
(16Gbps/Optical)
(Card Perf.: PCI Express 3.0(x8))
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
-
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
4
7
11 13
NE3390-158A
Fibre Channel Controller (2port)
(16Gbps/Optical)
(Card Perf.: PCI Express 3.0(x8))
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
-
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
4
7
11 13
NE3304-151M
1000BASE-T Adapter (2port)
(Card Perf.: PCI Express 2.0(x1))
Y
Y
Y
Y*2 Y*1
Y
Y*2
Y
Y*1
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
4
9
13 14
For LAN connection
Physical Card: PCI Express 2.0(x4)
1000BASE-T Adapter (4port)
NE3304-152M
(Card Perf.: PCI Express 2.0(x4))
Y
Y
Y
Y*2 Y*2
Y
Y*2
Y
Y*2
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
4
9
13 14
For LAN connection
LAN cables with RJ-45 plug covers cannot be used
NE3304-149
10GBASE Adapter (SFP+/2ch)
(Card Perf.: PCI Express 2.0(x8))
Y
Y
Y
Y*2
-
Y
Y*2
-
-
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
3
6
10 13
For LAN connection
Need to separately order SFP+ Module [NE3304129], when necessary
NE3318-H002
PCIe SSD Adapter (1.1TB)
(Card Perf.: PCI Express 2.0(x8))
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
-
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
4
4
4
4
For PCIeSSD connection
PCIe SSD Adapter (2.2TB)
NE3318-H003
(Card Perf.: PCI Express 2.0(x8))
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
-
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
4
7
8
8
For PCIeSSD connection
Y
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
2
2
To connect to internal disks
Up to 2 Controllers (same
type) can be installed.
Flash Backup Unit
[NE3303-H003] can
be added *4
To connect to Disk
Expansion Unit
Flash Backup Unit
[NE3303-H005] can
be added *3, *4
To connect external device units
16
For external Fiber Channel connection
cannot be mixed
*1 WOL (Wake On LAN) / PXE (Preboot eXecution Environment) boot supported
*2 PXE(Preboot eXecution Environment) boot supported
*3 With Flash Backup Unit installed, External RAID Controller can be installed to PCI Slot#5,#8,#12 and #16 only.
*4 Up to 3 RAID Controllers (External/Embedded) with Flash Backup Unit can be installed, but in case of installing 3 controllers, up to 9 NE3304-152M can be installed.
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Some PCI cards using I/O space has limitation regarding the number of cards to be installed. Please see the tables
below.
NE3303-142
Name/Description
RAIDController
(2GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
(カード性能: PCI Express 3.0(x8))
RAIDController
(1GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
(カード性能:
RAIDControllerPCI Express 3.0(x8))
(2GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
(カード性能:
SASControllerPCI Express 3.0(x8))
(6Gb/s SAS)
NE3303-184
SASController
(12Gb/s SAS)
Product Code
NE3303-178
NE3303-177
NE3303-H004
PCIe Slot
# of Available
Slot
4
9
13
16
#1
#3
#4
No limitation
No limitation
No limitation
Max. 3
#5
#2
#6
#7
#8
No limitation
Max. 3 (Max. 4 *1)
Max. 3 (Max. 4 *1)
#9
#10 #11 #12 #13 #14 #15 #16
No limitation
No limitation
No limitation
#1 For configuring 4 cards, please contact to our sales rep. for the details.
NOTE:

Please refer to the Users Guide for the details about each card.

“Card Perf.” means the maximum operating performance of the card.

If the PCI slot specification is lower than the operation performance of the cards, the card operates according to the specification of

the slot.
PCI Slot #2 to #9 are hot plug supported.
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A1040c
Available Slots Matrix (general)
PCIe Slot
Product Code
PCI Slot Specifications
#1
#2
#3
#4
#5
#6
#7
#8
#9
#10 #11 #12 #13 #14 #15 #16
PCIe 3.0
x4 lane
x8 socket
8Gb/s
Low Profile
x8 lane
Max. Number of Cards
for Installation
x8 lane
220mm >
Available Slot
Name/Description
4
9
1
2
Note
Total
13 16
NE3303-178
RAID Controller
(2GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
(Card Perf.: PCI Express 3.0(x8))
Y
NE3303-177
RAID Controller
(1GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
(Card Perf.: PCI Express 3.0(x8))
Y
Y
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
NE3303-H004
External RAID Controller
(2GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
(Card Perf.: PCI Express 3.0(x8))
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
4
9
12 14
NE3303-142
SAS Controller
(6Gb/s SAS)
(Card Perf.: PCI Express 2.0(x8))
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
4
9
12 13
NE3303-184
SAS Controller
(12Gb/s SAS)
(Card Perf.: PCI Express 3.0(x8))
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
4
9
12 13
NE3390-159
Fibre Channel Controller (1port)
(8Gbps/Optical)
(Card Perf.: PCI Express 2.0(x8))
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
4
9
12 13
NE3390-160
Fibre Channel Controller (2port)
(8Gbps/Optical)
(Card Perf.: PCI Express 2.0(x8))
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
-
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
4
7
11 13
NE3390-157A
Fibre Channel Controller (1port)
(16Gbps/Optical)
(Card Perf.: PCI Express 3.0(x8))
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
-
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
4
7
11 13
NE3390-158A
Fibre Channel Controller (2port)
(16Gbps/Optical)
(Card Perf.: PCI Express 3.0(x8))
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
-
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
4
7
11 13
NE3304-151M
1000BASE-T Adapter (2port)
(Card Perf.: PCI Express 2.0(x1))
Y
Y
Y
Y*2 Y*1
Y
Y*2
Y
Y*1
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
4
9
13 14
For LAN connection
Physical Card: PCI Express 2.0(x4)
NE3304-152M
1000BASE-T Adapter (4port)
(Card Perf.: PCI Express 2.0(x4))
Y
Y
Y
Y*2 Y*2
Y
Y*2
Y
Y*2
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
4
9
13 14
For LAN connection
LAN cables with RJ-45 plug covers cannot be used
NE3304-149
10GBASE Adapter (SFP+/2ch)
(Card Perf.: PCI Express 2.0(x8))
Y
Y
Y
Y*2
-
Y
Y*2
-
-
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
3
6
10 13
For LAN connection
Need to separately order SFP+ Module [NE3304129], when necessary
NE3318-H002
PCIe SSD Adapter (1.1TB)
(Card Perf.: PCI Express 2.0(x8))
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
-
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
4
4
4
4
For PCIeSSD connection
NE3318-H003
PCIe SSD Adapter (2.2TB)
(Card Perf.: PCI Express 2.0(x8))
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
-
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
4
7
8
8
For PCIeSSD connection
Y
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
2
2
To connect to internal disks
Up to 2 Controllers (same
type) can be installed.
Flash Backup Unit
[NE3303-H003] can
be added *4
To connect to Disk
Expansion Unit
Flash Backup Unit
[NE3303-H005] can
be added *3, *4
To connect external device units
16
For external Fiber Channel connection
cannot be mixed
*1 WOL (Wake On LAN) / PXE (Preboot eXecution Environment) boot supported
*2 PXE(Preboot eXecution Environment) boot supported
*3 With Flash Backup Unit installed, External RAID Controller can be installed to PCI Slot#5,#8,#12 and #16 only.
*4 Up to 3 RAID Controllers (External/Embedded) with Flash Backup Unit can be installed, but in case of installing 3 controllers, up to 9 NE3304-152M can be installed.
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Some PCI cards using I/O space has limitation regarding the number of cards to be installed. Please see the tables
below.
Product Code
NE3303-178
NE3303-177
NE3303-H004
NE3303-142
NE3303-184
Name/Description
RAIDController
(2GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
(カード性能:
RAIDControllerPCI Express 3.0(x8))
(1GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
(カード性能: PCI Express 3.0(x8))
RAIDController
(2GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
SASController
(6Gb/s SAS)
SASController
(12Gb/s SAS)
NOTE:

Please refer to the Users Guide for the details about each card.

“Card Perf.” Means the maximum operating performance of the card.

If the PCI slot specification is lower than the operation performance of the cards, the card operates according to the specification of
the slot.
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Installation Limitations for Windows Environment
For Windows environment, PCI cards have additional installation limitations as for the number of the cards to be
installed, depending on the combination of the PCI cards. Please refer below for the details.
In case of using CPU SKU with small number of thread and require large I/O space, Hyper Threading is recommended
to “ON” (default setting) in order to avoid performance decrease due to lack of I/O space.
Windows Hyper-Threading = ON
Product Code
A2040c & A1040c
Model
Xeon E7-8890v3
Xeon E7-8880v3
Xeon E7-8870v3
CPU
NE3303-178
Xeon E7-4850v3
Xeon E7-8891v3
Xeon E7-4820v3
Xeon E7-4809v3
Xeon E7-8893v3
Name/Description
RAID Controller
(2GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
NE3303-177
RAID Controller
(1GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
NE3303-H004
External RAID Controller
(2GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
Same as "Available Slots Matrix (general)"
NE3304-151M 1000BASE-T Adapter (2port)
Max. 8 ports in
total per CPU
NE3304-152M 1000BASE-T Adapter (4port)
NE3304-149
10GBASE Adapter (SFP+/2ch)
NE3390-157A
Fibre Channel Controller (1port)
(16Gbps/Optical)
NE3390-158A
Fibre Channel Controller (2port)
(16Gbps/Optical)
NE3390-159
Fibre Channel Controller (1port)
(8Gbps/Optical)
NE3390-160
Fibre Channel Controller (2port)
(8Gbps/Optical)
NE3303-142
SAS Controller
(6Gb/s SAS)
NE3303-184
SAS Controller
(12Gb/s SAS)
Same as "Available Slots Matrix (general)"
Max. 2 ports in
total per CPU
Same as "Available Slots Matrix (general)"
NE3318-H002 PCIe SSD Adapter (1.1TB)
NE3318-H003 PCIe SSD Adapter (2.2TB)
Max. # of slots *1
16
16
16
16
16
*1 Max. number of slots depends on the number of CPU: Max. slot (1CPU: 4slots, 2CPU: 9slots, 3CPU:13slots, 4CPU:16slots)
The followins is the guide line of the number of cores which should be enabled at A2040c COPT
A2040c COPT
Model
Xeon E7-8890v3
Xeon E7-8880v3
Xeon E7-8870v3
CPU
# of CPU
4CPU
3CPU
2CPU
Max. # of slots *2
16
Xeon E7-4850v3
Xeon E7-8891v3
Xeon E7-4820v3
Xeon E7-4809v3
# of Cores needed to be enabled *1
28 cores or more
18 cores or more
12 cores or more
16
16
16
Xeon E7-8893v3
15 cores or more
11 cores or more
7 cores or more
16
*1 By using PCI card spending less I/O space, the number of Cores needed to beenabled becomes less.
*2 Max. number of slots depends on the number of CPU: Max. slot (2CPU: 9slots, 3CPU:13slots, 4CPU:16slots)
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Product Code
A2020c
Model
CPU
Xeon E7-8890v3
Xeon E7-8880v3
Xeon E7-8870v3
Name/Description
RAID Controller
NE3303-178
(2GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
RAID Controller
NE3303-177
(1GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
External RAID Controller
NE3303-H004
(2GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
Xeon E7-4850v3
Xeon E7-8891v3
Xeon E7-4820v3
Xeon E7-4809v3
Xeon E7-8893v3
Same as "Available Slots Matrix (general)"
NE3304-151M 1000BASE-T Adapter (2port)
Max. 8 ports in
total per CPU
NE3304-152M 1000BASE-T Adapter (4port)
NE3304-149
NE3390-157A
NE3390-158A
NE3390-159
NE3390-160
NE3303-142
NE3303-184
10GBASE Adapter (SFP+/2ch)
Same as "Available Slots Matrix (general)"
Fibre Channel Controller (1port)
(16Gbps/Optical)
Fibre Channel Controller (2port)
(16Gbps/Optical)
Fibre Channel Controller (1port)
(8Gbps/Optical)
Fibre Channel Controller (2port)
(8Gbps/Optical)
SAS Controller
(6Gb/s SAS)
SAS Controller
(12Gb/s SAS)
Max. 2 ports in
total per CPU
Same as "Available Slots Matrix (general)"
NE3318-H002 PCIe SSD Adapter (1.1TB)
NE3318-H003 PCIe SSD Adapter (2.2TB)
Max. # of slots *1
16
16
14*2
11*2
11*2
Xeon E7-4809v3
Xeon E7-8893v3
*1 Max. number of slots is 16.
*2 By using PCI card spending less I/O space, the max. number will be increased to 16.
Product Code
CPU
NE3303-178
NE3303-177
NE3303-H004
A2010c
Model
Xeon E7-8890v3
Xeon E7-8880v3
Xeon E7-8870v3
Name/Description
RAID Controller
(2GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
RAID Controller
(1GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
Xeon E7-4850v3
Xeon E7-8891v3
Xeon E7-4820v3
Same as "Available Slots Matrix (general)"
External RAID Controller
(2GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
NE3304-151M 1000BASE-T Adapter (2port)
Max. 8 ports in
total per CPU
NE3304-152M 1000BASE-T Adapter (4port)
NE3304-149
NE3390-157A
NE3390-158A
NE3390-159
NE3390-160
10GBASE Adapter (SFP+/2ch)
Same as "Available Slots Matrix (general)"
Fibre Channel Controller (1port)
(16Gbps/Optical)
Fibre Channel Controller (2port)
(16Gbps/Optical)
Fibre Channel Controller (1port)
(8Gbps/Optical)
Max. 2 ports in
total per CPU
Fibre Channel Controller (2port)
(8Gbps/Optical)
SAS Controller
(6Gb/s SAS)
SAS Controller
NE3303-184
(12Gb/s SAS)
NE3318-H002 PCIe SSD Adapter (1.1TB)
NE3303-142
Same as "Available Slots Matrix (general)"
NE3318-H003 PCIe SSD Adapter (2.2TB)
Max. # of slots *1
9
9
7*2
6*2
5*2
*1 Max. number of slots is 9.
*2 By using PCI card spending less I/O space, the max. number will be increased to 9.
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Windows Hyper-Threading = OFF
Product Code
A2040c & A1040c
Model
Xeon E7-8890v3
Xeon E7-8880v3
Xeon E7-8870v3
CPU
NE3303-178
Xeon E7-4850v3
Xeon E7-8891v3
Xeon E7-4820v3
Xeon E7-4809v3
Xeon E7-8893v3
Name/Description
RAID Controller
(2GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
NE3303-177
RAID Controller
(1GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
NE3303-H004
External RAID Controller
(2GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
NE3303-184
SAS Controller
(12Gb/s SAS)
Same as "Available Slots Matrix (general)"
Max. 1 card in total
NE3304-151M 1000BASE-T Adapter (2port)
NE3304-152M 1000BASE-T Adapter (4port)
NE3304-149
10GBASE Adapter (SFP+/2ch)
NE3390-157A
Fibre Channel Controller (1port)
(16Gbps/Optical)
NE3390-158A
Fibre Channel Controller (2port)
(16Gbps/Optical)
NE3390-159
Fibre Channel Controller (1port)
(8Gbps/Optical)
NE3390-160
Fibre Channel Controller (2port)
(8Gbps/Optical)
NE3303-142
SAS Controller
(6Gb/s SAS)
Max. 8 ports in total per CPU
Max. 4 ports in
total per CPU
Max. 2 ports in total per CPU
Max. 1 port in total
per CPU
Same as "Available Slots Matrix
(general)"
Same as "Available Slots Matrix (general)"
NE3318-H002 PCIe SSD Adapter (1.1TB)
NE3318-H003 PCIe SSD Adapter (2.2TB)
Max. # of slots *1
16
16
16
16
16
*1 Max. number of slots depends on the number of CPU: Max. slot (1CPU: 4slots, 2CPU: 9slots, 3CPU:13slots, 4CPU:16slots)
The followins is the guide line of the number of cores which should be enabled at A2040c COPT
A2040c COPT
Model
Xeon E7-8890v3
Xeon E7-8880v3
Xeon E7-8870v3
CPU
# of CPU
4CPU
3CPU
2CPU
Max. # of slots *2
Xeon E7-4850v3
45 cores or more
36 cores or more
23 cores or more
16
Xeon E7-8891v3
Xeon E7-4820v3
Xeon E7-4809v3
# of Cores needed to be enabled *1
30 cores or more
22 cores or more
14 cores or more
16
16
16
Xeon E7-8893v3
13 cores or more
10 cores or more
8 cores or more
16
*1 By using PCI card spending less I/O space, the number of Cores needed to beenabled becomes less.
*2 Max. number of slots depends on the number of CPU: Max. slot (2CPU: 9slots, 3CPU:13slots, 4CPU:16slots)
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Product Code
A2020c
Model
CPU
Xeon E7-8890v3
Xeon E7-8880v3
Xeon E7-8870v3
Name/Description
RAID Controller
(2GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
RAID Controller
NE3303-177
(1GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
External RAID Controller
NE3303-H004
(2GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
Xeon E7-4850v3
Xeon E7-8891v3
Xeon E7-4820v3
Xeon E7-4809v3
Xeon E7-8893v3
NE3303-178
NE3303-184
Same as "Available Slots Matrix (general)"
Max. 1 card in total
SAS Controller
(12Gb/s SAS)
NE3304-151M 1000BASE-T Adapter (2port)
NE3304-152M 1000BASE-T Adapter (4port)
NE3304-149
NE3390-157A
NE3390-158A
NE3390-159
NE3390-160
NE3303-142
10GBASE Adapter (SFP+/2ch)
Max. 8 ports in total per CPU
Max. 4 ports in
total per CPU
Max. 2 ports in total per CPU
Max. 1 port in total
per CPU
Same as "Available Slots Matrix
(general)"
Fibre Channel Controller (1port)
(16Gbps/Optical)
Fibre Channel Controller (2port)
(16Gbps/Optical)
Fibre Channel Controller (1port)
(8Gbps/Optical)
Fibre Channel Controller (2port)
(8Gbps/Optical)
SAS Controller
(6Gb/s SAS)
Same as "Available Slots Matrix (general)"
NE3318-H002 PCIe SSD Adapter (1.1TB)
NE3318-H003 PCIe SSD Adapter (2.2TB)
Max. # of slots *1
12*2
10*2
14*2
11*2
15*2
Xeon E7-4809v3
Xeon E7-8893v3
*1 Max. number of slots is 16.
*2 By using PCI card spending less I/O space, the max. number will be increased to 16.
Product Code
CPU
NE3303-178
NE3303-177
A2010c
Model
Xeon E7-8890v3
Xeon E7-8880v3
Xeon E7-8870v3
Name/Description
RAID Controller
(2GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
RAID Controller
(1GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
NE3303-H004
External RAID Controller
(2GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
NE3303-184
SAS Controller
(12Gb/s SAS)
Xeon E7-4850v3
Xeon E7-8891v3
Xeon E7-4820v3
Same as "Available Slots Matrix (general)"
Max. 1 card in total
NE3304-151M 1000BASE-T Adapter (2port)
NE3304-152M 1000BASE-T Adapter (4port)
NE3304-149
NE3390-157A
NE3390-158A
NE3390-159
NE3390-160
NE3303-142
10GBASE Adapter (SFP+/2ch)
Max. 8 ports in total per CPU
Max. 4 ports in
total per CPU
Max. 2 ports in total per CPU
Max. 1 port in total
per CPU
Same as "Available Slots Matrix
(general)"
Fibre Channel Controller (1port)
(16Gbps/Optical)
Fibre Channel Controller (2port)
(16Gbps/Optical)
Fibre Channel Controller (1port)
(8Gbps/Optical)
Fibre Channel Controller (2port)
(8Gbps/Optical)
SAS Controller
(6Gb/s SAS)
Same as "Available Slots Matrix (general)"
NE3318-H002 PCIe SSD Adapter (1.1TB)
NE3318-H003 PCIe SSD Adapter (2.2TB)
Max. # of slots *1
6*2
5*2
7*2
5*2
3*2
*1 Max. number of slots is 9.
*2 By using PCI card spending less I/O space, the max. number will be increased to 9.
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Installation Limitations for VMware
For VMware environment, PCI cards have limitations as for the number of the cards to be installed, depending
on the combination of the PCI cards. Please refer below for the details.
(1) VMware ESXi6.0 (including update)
A)
Limitation of VMware ESXi6.0
I.
LAN Boards
1Gb: max. 16 ports
10Gb: max. 8 ports
Combination of 1Gb and 10Gb: max. 8 ports for 10Gb and max. 4 ports for 1Gb
II. FC Controllers
8Gb/16Gb: Max. 8 cards in total and max. 16 ports in total
Note: Please refer to the following site for details:
https://www.vmware.com/pdf/vsphere6/r60/vsphere-60-configuration-maximums.pdf
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B)
Limitation from the combination of CPU and PCI Cards
Hyper-Threading = ON, 1x RAID Card
Product Code
A2040c/A2020c/A2010c/A1040c
Model
Xeon E7-8890v3
Xeon E7-8880v3
Xeon E7-8870v3
Xeon E7-4850v3
CPU
NE3303-178
NE3303-177
NE3303-H004
Name/Description
RAID Controller
(2GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
RAID Controller
(1GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
External RAID Controller
(2GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
NE3304-151M
1000BASE-T Adapter (2port)
NE3304-152M
NE3304-149
1000BASE-T Adapter (4port)
10GBASE Adapter (SFP+/2ch)
Fibre Channel Controller (1port)
(16Gbps/Optical)
NE3390-157A
NE3390-158A
NE3390-159
Xeon E7-8891v3
Xeon E7-4820v3
Fibre Channel Controller (2port)
Fibre Channel Controller (1port)
(8Gbps/Optical)
Max. 1 card in total Max. 1 card in total Max. 1 card in total Max. 1 card in total Max. 1 card in total Max. 1 card in total
Max. 3 cards in
total
Max. 4 cards in
total *3
Max. 5 cards in
total
Max. 2 cards in
total
Max. 4 cards in
total *3
Max. 5 cards in
total
Max. 4 cards in
total
Max. 2 cards in
total
not available
Max. 8 cards in
total
Max. 4 cards in
total
Max. 2 cards in
total
NE3390-160
Fibre Channel Controller (2port)
(8Gbps/Optical)
NE3303-142 *4
SAS Controller
(6Gb/s SAS)
-
-
-
-
-
-
NE3303-184
SAS Controller
(12Gb/s SAS)
not available
not available
not available
Max. 1 card
not available
not available
8
7
6
12
9
8
Max. # of slots *1 *2
Product Code
A2040c/A2020c/A2010c/A1040c
Model
Xeon E7-4809v3
CPU
NE3303-178
NE3303-177
NE3303-H004
Name/Description
RAID Controller
(2GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
RAID Controller
(1GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
External RAID Controller
(2GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
NE3304-151M
1000BASE-T Adapter (2port)
NE3304-152M
NE3304-149
1000BASE-T Adapter (4port)
10GBASE Adapter (SFP+/2ch)
Fibre Channel Controller (1port)
(16Gbps/Optical)
NE3390-157A
NE3390-158A
NE3390-159
Xeon E7-8893v3
Fibre Channel Controller (2port)
Fibre Channel Controller (1port)
(8Gbps/Optical)
Max. 1 card in total Max. 1 card in total Max. 1 card in total Max. 1 card in total Max. 1 card in total Max. 1 card in total
Max. 2 cards in
total
Max. 4 cards in
total *3
Max. 6 cards in
total
Max. 4 cards in
total *3
Max. 6 cards in
total
Max. 8 cards in
total
Max. 8 cards in
total
Max. 6 cards in
total
not available
Max. 8 cards in
total
Max. 4 cards in
total
not available
NE3390-160
Fibre Channel Controller (2port)
(8Gbps/Optical)
NE3303-142 *4
SAS Controller
(6Gb/s SAS)
-
-
-
-
-
-
NE3303-184
SAS Controller
(12Gb/s SAS)
Max. 2 cards
not available
not available
Max. 2 cards
not available
not available
13
11
7
15
11
9
Max. # of slots *1 *2
*1 Max. number of slots depends on the number of CPU: Max. slot (1CPU: 4slots, 2CPU: 9slots, 3CPU:13slots, 4CPU:16slots)
*2 By using PCI card spending less I/O space, the max. number will be increased
*3 Available: 2 x NE3304-151M 1000BASE-T (2ch) and 3 x NE3304-149 10G-SR (2ch)
*4 NE3304-142 SAS Controller (6Gb/s) not supported for VMware environment.
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Product Code
A2040c/A2020c/A2010c/A1040c
Model
Xeon E7-8890v3
Xeon E7-8880v3
Xeon E7-8870v3
CPU
NE3303-178
Name/Description
RAID Controller
(2GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
NE3303-177
RAID Controller
(1GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
NE3303-H004
External RAID Controller
(2GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
NE3304-151M
1000BASE-T Adapter (2port)
NE3304-152M
1000BASE-T Adapter (4port)
NE3304-149
10GBASE Adapter (SFP+/2ch)
NE3390-157A
NE3390-158A
NE3390-159
NE3390-160
Xeon E7-4850v3
Fibre Channel Controller (1port)
(16Gbps/Optical)
Fibre Channel Controller (2port)
(16Gbps/Optical)
Fibre Channel Controller (1port)
(8Gbps/Optical)
Fibre Channel Controller (2port)
(8Gbps/Optical)
Max. 1 card in total Max. 1 card in total Max. 1 card in total Max. 1 card in total Max. 1 card in total Max. 1 card in total
Max. 3 cards in
total
Max. 4 cards in
total *3
Max. 6 cards in
total
Max. 3 cards in
total
Max. 4 cards in
total *3
Max. 6 cards in
total
Max. 8 cards in
total
Max. 4 cards in
total
not available
Max. 8 cards in
total
Max. 6 cards in
total
Max. 2 cards in
total
NE3303-142 *4
SAS Controller
(6Gb/s SAS)
-
-
-
-
-
-
NE3303-184
SAS Controller
(12Gb/s SAS)
not available
not available
not available
Max. 2 cards
Max. 1 card
not available
12
9
7
14
12
9
Max. # of slots *1 *2
Product Code
A2040c/A2020c/A2010c/A1040c
Model
Xeon E7-8891v3
Xeon E7-4820v3
CPU
NE3303-178
RAID Controller
(1GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
NE3303-H004
External RAID Controller
(2GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
NE3304-151M
1000BASE-T Adapter (2port)
NE3304-152M
1000BASE-T Adapter (4port)
NE3304-149
10GBASE Adapter (SFP+/2ch)
NE3390-158A
NE3390-159
NE3390-160
Xeon E7-8893v3
Name/Description
RAID Controller
(2GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
NE3303-177
NE3390-157A
Xeon E7-4809v3
Fibre Channel Controller (1port)
(16Gbps/Optical)
Fibre Channel Controller (2port)
(16Gbps/Optical)
Fibre Channel Controller (1port)
(8Gbps/Optical)
Fibre Channel Controller (2port)
(8Gbps/Optical)
Max. 1 card in total Max. 1 card in total Max. 1 card in total Max. 1 card in total Max. 1 card in total Max. 1 card in total Max. 1 card in total Max. 1 card in total Max. 1 card in total
Max. 4 cards in
total *3
Max. 6 cards in
total
Max. 7 cards in
total
Max. 4 cards in
total *3
Max. 6 cards in
total
Max. 8 cards in
total
Max. 5 cards in
total
Max. 6 cards in
total
Max. 8 cards in
total
Max. 8 cards in
total
Max. 4 cards in
total
Max. 2 cards in
total
Max. 8 cards in
total
Max. 4 cards in
total
not available
Max. 8 cards in
total
Max. 6 cards in
total
Max. 2 cards in
total
NE3303-142 *4
SAS Controller
(6Gb/s SAS)
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
NE3303-184
SAS Controller
(12Gb/s SAS)
Max. 1 card
not available
not available
Max. 1 card
Max. 1 card
not available
Max. 1 card
Max. 1 card
not available
14
11
9
14
12
9
15
14
11
Max. # of slots *1 *2
*1 Max. number of slots depends on the number of CPU: Max. slot (1CPU: 4slots, 2CPU: 9slots, 3CPU:13slots, 4CPU:16slots)
*2 By using PCI card spending less I/O space, the max. number will be increased
*3 Available: 2 x NE3304-151M 1000BASE-T (2ch) and 3 x NE3304-149 10G-SR (2ch)
*4 NE3304-142 SAS Controller (6Gb/s) not supported for VMware environment.
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Product Code
Model
CPU
Name/Description
RAID Controller
(2GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
RAID Controller
(1GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
External RAID Controller
(2GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
NE3303-178
NE3303-177
NE3303-H004
A2040c/A2020c/A2010c/A1040c
All CPUs
na
na
Max. 6 cards in
total
Max. 8 cards in
total
Max. 8 cards in
total
Max. 4 cards in
total
NE3304-151M
1000BASE-T Adapter (2port)
NE3304-152M
1000BASE-T Adapter (4port)
NE3304-149
10GBASE Adapter (SFP+/2ch)
NE3390-157A
Fibre Channel Controller (1port)
(16Gbps/Optical)
NE3390-158A
Fibre Channel Controller (2port)
(16Gbps/Optical)
NE3390-159
Fibre Channel Controller (1port)
(8Gbps/Optical)
NE3390-160
Fibre Channel Controller (2port)
(8Gbps/Optical)
NE3303-142 *3
SAS Controller
(6Gb/s SAS)
-
-
NE3303-184
SAS Controller
(12Gb/s SAS)
Max. 1 card
not available
15
12
Max. # of slots *1 *2
*1 Max. number of slots depends on the number of CPU: Max. slot (1CPU: 4slots, 2CPU: 9slots, 3CPU:13slots, 4CPU:16slots)
*2 By using PCI card spending less I/O space, the max. number will be increased
*3 NE3304-142 SAS Controller (6Gb/s) not supported for VMware environment.
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(2) VMware ESXi5.5 (including update)
A)
Limitation of VMware ESXi5.5
I.
LAN Boards
1Gb: max. 16 ports
10Gb: max. 8 ports
Combination of 1Gb and 10Gb: max. 8 ports for 10Gb and max. 4 ports for 1Gb
II. FC Controllers
8Gb/16Gb: Max. 8 cards in total and max. 16 ports in total
Note: Please refer to the following site for details:
https://www.vmware.com/pdf/vsphere5/r55/vsphere-55-configuration-maximums.pdf
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B)
Limitation from the combination of CPU and PCI Cards
Hyper-Threading = ON, 1x RAID Card
Product Code
CPU
NE3303-178
NE3303-177
NE3303-H004
RAID Controller
(1GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
External RAID Controller
(2GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
1000BASE-T Adapter (2port)
NE3304-152M
1000BASE-T Adapter (4port)
NE3304-149
10GBASE Adapter (SFP+/2ch)
NE3390-157A
Fibre Channel Controller (1port)
(16Gbps/Optical)
NE3390-159
Xeon E7-8890v3
Xeon E7-8880v3
Xeon E7-8870v3
Xeon E7-4850v3
Xeon E7-8891v3
Xeon E7-4820v3
Xeon E7-4809v3
Xeon E7-8893v3
Max. 1 card in total
Max. 1 card in total
Name/Description
RAID Controller
(2GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
NE3304-151M
NE3390-158A
A2040c/A2020c/A2010c/A1040c
Model
Fibre Channel Controller (2port)
(16Gbps/Optical)
Fibre Channel Controller (1port)
(8Gbps/Optical)
Max. 1 card in total Max. 1 card in total
Max. 2 cards in
total
Max. 2 cards in
total
Max. 2 cards in
total
Max. 4 cards in
total
Max. 2 cards in
total
Max. 4 cards in
total
Max. 2 cards in
total
Max. 4 cards in
total
not available
Max. 7 cards in
total
Max. 3 cards in
total
not available
Max. 2 cards in
total
NE3390-160
Fibre Channel Controller (2port)
(8Gbps/Optical)
NE3303-142 *3
SAS Controller
(6Gb/s SAS)
-
-
-
-
-
-
NE3303-184
SAS Controller
(12Gb/s SAS)
not available
not available
not available
not available
not available
not available
5
5
7
5
10
8
Max. # of slots *1 *2
*1 Max. number of slots depends on the number of CPU: Max. slot (1CPU: 4slots, 2CPU: 9slots, 3CPU:13slots, 4CPU:16slots)
*2 By using PCI card spending less I/O space, the max. number will be increased
*3 NE3304-142 SAS Controller (6Gb/s) not supported for VMware environment.
Hyper-Threading = OFF, 1x RAID Card
Product Code
A2040c/A2020c/A2010c/A1040c
Model
CPU
Xeon E7-8890v3
Xeon E7-8880v3
Xeon E7-8870v3
Xeon E7-8891v3
Xeon E7-4820v3
Xeon E7-4809v3
Xeon E7-8893v3
Max. 1 card in total
Max. 1 card in total
Max. 1 card in total
Xeon E7-4850v3
Name/Description
NE3303-178
NE3303-177
NE3303-H004
RAID Controller
(2GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
RAID Controller
(1GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
External RAID Controller
(2GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
NE3304-151M
1000BASE-T Adapter (2port)
NE3304-152M
1000BASE-T Adapter (4port)
NE3304-149
10GBASE Adapter (SFP+/2ch)
NE3390-157A
NE3390-158A
NE3390-159
Fibre Channel Controller (1port)
(16Gbps/Optical)
Fibre Channel Controller (2port)
(16Gbps/Optical)
Fibre Channel Controller (1port)
(8Gbps/Optical)
NE3390-160
Fibre Channel Controller (2port)
(8Gbps/Optical)
NE3303-142 *3
SAS Controller
(6Gb/s SAS)
NE3303-184
SAS Controller
Max. # of slots *1 *2
Max. 1 card in total Max. 1 card in total
Max. 2 cards in
total
Max. 2 cards in
total
Max. 2 cards in
total
Max. 4 cards in
total
Max. 2 cards in
total
Max. 4 cards in
total
Max. 2 cards in
total
Max. 4 cards in
total
Max. 2 cards in
total
Max. 4 cards in
total
Max. 6 cards in
total
Max. 2 cards in
total
Max. 7 cards in
total
Max. 3 cards in
total
Max. 8 cards in
total
Max. 4 cards in
total
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
not available
5
not available
7
not available
9
not available
7
not available
10
not available
8
not available
11
not available
9
*1 Max. number of slots depends on the number of CPU: Max. slot (1CPU: 4slots, 2CPU: 9slots, 3CPU:13slots, 4CPU:16slots)
*2 By using PCI card spending less I/O space, the max. number will be increased
*3 NE3304-142 SAS Controller (6Gb/s) not supported for VMware environment.
Hyper-Threading = ON&OFF, 0x RAID Card
Product Code
Model
A2040c/A2020c/A2010c/A1040c
CPU
All CPUs
Name/Description
NE3303-178
NE3303-177
NE3303-H004
RAID Controller
(2GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
RAID Controller
(1GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
External RAID Controller
(2GB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
NE3304-151M
1000BASE-T Adapter (2port)
NE3304-152M
1000BASE-T Adapter (4port)
NE3304-149
10GBASE Adapter (SFP+/2ch)
NE3390-157A
Fibre Channel Controller (1port)
(16Gbps/Optical)
NE3390-158A
Fibre Channel Controller (2port)
(16Gbps/Optical)
NE3390-159
Fibre Channel Controller (1port)
(8Gbps/Optical)
NE3390-160
Fibre Channel Controller (2port)
(8Gbps/Optical)
NE3303-142 *3
NE3303-184
SAS Controller
SAS Controller
Max. # of slots *1 *2
na
na
na
Max. 2 cards in
total
Max. 4 cards in
total
Max. 6 cards in
total
Max. 8 cards in
total
Max. 4 cards in
total
not available
Max. 2 cards
12
Max. 2 cards
10
Max. 2 cards
8
*1 Max. number of slots depends on the number of CPU: Max. slot (1CPU: 4slots, 2CPU: 9slots, 3CPU:13slots, 4CPU:16slots)
*2 By using PCI card spending less I/O space, the max. number will be increased
*3 NE3304-142 SAS Controller (6Gb/s) not supported for VMware environment.
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■PCI Card: Priority/Order of Installation
Standard BTO Configuration:
Starting from the PCI cards with higher priority (see the table below), PCI cards are installed to the PCI slots with higher
priority among the available slots per CPU configuration (see the table below). The following basic rules are applied to
BTO configuration. If any other specific installation requirements, BTO configuration will not be applied. This is
applicable for FC SAN boot without internal disks.
[Basic Rules for PCI Card Installation]
st

The 1 RAID Controller or FC Controller needs to be installed to Slot#1.

The 2 RAID Controller (if any) will not be installed (out of BTO)

Up to 2 External RAID Controllers can be installed.

Up to 5 SAS Controllers can be installed.

In case of having 9 slots available:


nd

Up to 8 cards for the cards with Priority 1-6 can be installed

Up to 7 cards for the cards except 1000BASE-T Adapter (2ch/4ch) and SAS Controller can be
installed
In case of having 13 slots available:

Up to 12 cards for the cards with Priority 1-6 can be installed

Up to 11 cards for the cards except 1000BASE-T Adapter (2ch/4ch) and SAS Controller can be
installed

Up to 9 cards for 10G-BASE Adapter (SFP) and External RAID Controller can be installed
In case of having 16 slots available:

Up to 15 cards for the cards with Priority 1-6 can be installed

Up to 14 cards for the cards except 1000BASE-T Adapter (2ch/4ch) and SAS Controller can be
installed

Up to 12 cards for 10G-BASE Adapter (SFP) and External RAID Controller can be installed
Priority of PCI Cards:
Priority
Product Number
Product Name/Description
Slot for Installation
NE3303-178
RAID Controller (2GB)
NE3303-177
RAID Controller (1GB)
2
NE3303-H004
External RAID Controller (2GB)
Can install to Slot #5, #8, #12 or
#16 only
3
NE3304-151M
1000BASE-T Adapter (2 port)
Can install to any slot other than
Slot #1
4
NE3390-159
Fibre Channel Controller (8G/1 port)
Can install to any slot other than
Slot #9
1
Can install to Slot #1 only
NE3390-158A
Fibre Channel Controller (16G/ 2port)
Can install to any slot other than
Slot #8 and #9
5
NE3390-157A
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NE3390-160
6
7
Fibre Channel Controller (8G/2 port)
NE3318-H003F
PCIe SSD Adapter (2.2TB)
NE3318-H002F
PCIe SSD Adapter (1.1TB)
NE3304-149
10GBASE Adapter (SFP+/2ch)
NE3304-152M
1000BASE-T Adapter (4 port)
NE3303-184
SAS Controller (12Gbps)
Can install to any slot other than
Slot #1, #8 and #9
Can install to any slot other than
Slot #1, #5, #8 and #9
Can install to any slot other than
Slot #1
Can install to any slot other than
Slot #1
8
NE3303-142
SAS Controller (6Gbps)
Priority of PCI Slots:
PCI Slot
High
Low
Number of Available Slots (per CPU configuration)
4
9
13
16
#1
Y
Y
Y
Y
# 12
N
N
Y
Y
#7
N
Y
Y
Y
#16
N
N
N
Y
#4
Y
Y
Y
Y
# 10
N
N
Y
Y
#2
N
Y
Y
Y
#14
N
N
N
Y
#3
Y
Y
Y
Y
#11
N
N
Y
Y
#6
N
Y
Y
Y
#15
N
N
N
Y
#5
Y
Y
Y
Y
# 13
N
N
Y
Y
#9
N
Y
Y
Y
#8
N
Y
Y
Y
NOTE:

The 2nd RAID Controller will not be installed (out of BTO)
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With PCI Card Customized Configuration Service (NE3300-SV408)
Starting from the PCI cards with higher priority (see the table below), PCI cards are installed to the PCI slots
with higher priority among the available slots per CPU configuration (see the table below). The following basic
rules are applied to BTO configuration. If any other specific installation requirements, BTO configuration will
not be applied.
Please order this customized service when no HDD is included in the ordered configuration for FC SAN boot.
Please order this customized service when connecting Flash Back-up Unit to External RAID Controller.
[Basic Rules for PCI Card Installation]
st

The 1 RAID Controller or FC Controller needs to be installed to Slot#1.

The 2 RAID Controller (if any) will not be installed (out of BTO)

Up to 7 External RAID Controllers and SAS Controllers can be installed.

In case of having 9 slots available:


nd

Up to 7 cards for the cards with Priority 1-4 can be installed

Up to 7 cards for the cards except 1000BASE-T Adapter (2ch/4ch) and SAS Controller can be
installed
In case of having 13 slots available:

Up to 11 cards for the cards with Priority 1-6 can be installed

Up to 11 cards for the cards except 1000BASE-T Adapter (2ch/4ch) and SAS Controller can be
installed
In case of having 16 slots available:

Up to 14 cards for the cards with Priority 1-6 can be installed

Up to 14 cards for the cards except 1000BASE-T Adapter (2ch/4ch) and SAS Controller can be
installed

Up to 12 cards for 10G-BASE Adapter (SFP) and External RAID Controller can be installed
Priority of PCI Cards:
Priority
Product Number
NE3303-178
Product Name/Description
RAID Controller (2GB)
1
2
3
Can install to Slot #1 only
NE3303-177
RAID Controller (1GB)
NE3303-H004
External RAID Controller (2GB)
NE3304-149
10GBASE Adapter (SFP+/2ch)
NE3390-158A
4
NE3390-157A
NE3390-160
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Slot for Installation
Can install to Slot #5, #8, #12 or
#16 only
Can install to any slot other than
Slot #1, #5, #8 and #9
Fibre Channel Controller (16G/ 2port)
Fibre Channel Controller (16G/1 port)
Can install to any slot other than
Slot #8 and #9
Fibre Channel Controller (8G/2 port)
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NE3318-H003F
PCIe SSD Adapter (2.2TB)
NE3318-H002F
PCIe SSD Adapter (1.1TB)
NE3303-184
SAS Controller (12Gbps)
Can install to any slot other than
Slot #1, #8 and #9
Can install to any slot other than
Slot #1
5
NE3303-142
SAS Controller (6Gbps)
NE3390-159
Fibre Channel Controller (8G/1 port)
Can install to any slot
NE3304-151M
1000BASE-T Adapter (2 port)
Can install to any slot other than
Slot #1
NE3304-152M
1000BASE-T Adapter (4 port)
Can install to any slot other than
Slot #1
6
7
Priority of PCI Slots:
PCI Slot
Low
Number of Available Slots (per CPU configuration)
4
9
13
16
#1
Y
Y
Y
Y
# 12
N
N
Y
Y
#7
N
Y
Y
Y
#16
N
N
N
Y
#4
Y
Y
Y
Y
# 10
N
N
Y
Y
#2
N
Y
Y
Y
#14
N
N
N
Y
#3
Y
Y
Y
Y
#11
N
N
Y
Y
#6
N
Y
Y
Y
#15
N
N
N
Y
#5
Y
Y
Y
Y
# 13
N
N
Y
Y
#9
N
Y
Y
Y
#8
N
Y
Y
Y
NOTE:

The 2nd RAID Controller will not be installed (out of BTO Configuration)
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■RAS Feature Matrix (per OS)
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RAS Features
OS
A2040c
A2020c
A2010c
A1040c
Note
RHEL6.6
Y
Y
Y
Y
*1
OL6.6x64
Y
Y
Y
Y
*1
Y
Y
Y
Y
*3
N
N
N
N
RHEL6.6
Y
Y
Y
N
*1
OL6.6x64
Y
Y
Y
N
*1
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
RHEL6.6
Y
Y
Y
N
*1
OL6.6x64
Y
Y
Y
N
*1
Y
Y
Y
Y
*3
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
RHEL6.6
Y
Y
Y
N
OL6.6x64
Y
Y
Y
N
Y
Y
Y
N
N
N
N
N
(E7v2/v3)
CPU Core Predictive Failure
Analysis (PFA)
Dynamic CPU Core
De-allocation
Dynamic Memory Page
De-allocation
(Memory Page Offline)
WS2012
WS2012R2
ESXi5.5u2
ESXi6.0
ESXi6.0u1b
WS2012
WS2012R2
ESXi5.5u2
ESXi6.0
ESXi6.0u1b
WS2012
WS2012R2
ESXi5.5u2
ESXi6.0
ESXi6.0u1b
RHEL6.6
MCA Recovery
PCIe Hot-Add
PCIe Hot-Remove
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WS2012
WS2012R2
ESXi5.5u2
ESXi6.0
ESXi6.0u1b
WS2012
WS2012R2
ESXi5.5u2
ESXi6.0
ESXi6.0u1b
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RAS Features
OS
A2040c
A2020c
A2010c
A1040c
Note
DIMM Multi Rank Sparing
Y
Y
Y
Y
DDR4 Recovery
Y
Y
Y
Y
RHEL6.6
Y
Y
Y
Y
OL6.6x64
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
RHEL6.6
Y
Y
Y
N
*6
OL6.6x64
Y
Y
Y
N
*6
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
RHEL6.6
Y
Y
Y
N
OL6.6x64
Y
Y
Y
N
Y
Y
Y
N
Y
Y
Y
N
WS2012
N
N
N
N
WS2012R2
Y
Y
Y
Y
(E7v3)
PCIe Live Error Recovery
WS2012
WS2012R2
ESXi5.5u2
ESXi6.0
ESXi6.0u1b
Address Based Memory
Mirroring
Enhanced MCA Recovery Gen
2
(BIOS MCA Recovery on Gen2
MCA; added by E7v3 gen.)
Mission Critical I/O Failover
(Windows)
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WS2012
WS2012R2
ESXi5.5u2
ESXi6.0
ESXi6.0u1b
WS2012
WS2012R2
ESXi5.5u2
ESXi6.0
ESXi6.0u1b
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*2
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RAS Features
OS
A2040c
A2020c
A2010c
A1040c
Note
RHEL6.6
Y(COPT)
N
N
N
*4
OL6.6x64
Y(COPT)
N
N
N
*4
Y(COPT)
N
N
N
*5
Y(COPT)
N
N
N
RHEL6.6
Y(COPT)
N
N
N
OL6.6x64
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
RHEL6.6
Y(COPT)
N
N
N
OL6.6x64
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
N
(COPT)
Static COPT
Reboot Required
(COPT Model)
Dynamic COPT
Core Enabling
(COPT Model)
Dynamic COPT
CORE Sparing
(COPT Model)
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WS2012R2
ESXi5.5u2
ESXi6.0
ESXi6.0u1b
WS2012
WS2012R2
ESXi5.5u2
ESXi6.0
ESXi6.0u1b
WS2012
WS2012R2
ESXi5.5u2
ESXi6.0
ESXi6.0u1b
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Legend for OS
RHEL6.6
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6(x86_64)
OL6.6x64
Oracle Linux6.6 (x86_64)
WS2012
Windows Server 2012
WS2012R2
Windows Server 2012R2
ESXi5.5u2
VMware ESXi 5.5 update2
ESXi6.0
ESXi6.0u1b
VMware ESXi 6.0
VMware ESXi 6.0 update1b
NOTE:
*1
*2
*3
*4
*5
*6
Please install the necessary module according to the documents; “Machine Check Monitoring Service
User's Guide” and “Capacity Optimization (COPT) User's Guide for Linux”. They are additional modules for
a specific kernel version.
Please install the necessary module according to the documents; “Mission Critical I/O Failover User’s
Guide”
Please install spport kit (UPDATE module) in the EXPRESSBUILDER. With Windows Seamless Install, the
necessary modules are automatically installed.
As an option, if you install the necessary module acccording to the documents; “Machine Check Monitoring
Service User's Guide” “Capacity Optimization (COPT) User's Guide for Linux”, then, core allocation among
CPUs can be adjusted. They are additional module for a specific kernel version.
As an option, if you install the necessary module according to the documents “Capacity Optimization
(COPT) User's Guide for Windows”, core allocation among CPUs can be adjusted.
Please install the necessary module according to the document; "necmemras User's Guide for Linux" .
They are additional modules for a specific kernel version.
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NEC shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein.
For hard drive capacity measurements, 1 GB = 1 billion bytes. Actual formatted capacity is less.
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Revision History
Revision
Date
Description
Rev.1
July 2015
Initial Release
Rev.2
Aug. 2015
Update
Rev.3
Dec. 2015
Update
Rev.4
May 2016
Update
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