Fujitsu BX600 S3 Server User Manual

PRIMERGY BX600 S3
Basic Unit
Operating Manual
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Contents
1
Preface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
1.1
Overview of the Documentation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
1.2
Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
1.3
Notational Conventions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
1.4
Technical Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
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Overview: Installation Steps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
3
Important Notes
3.1
Notes on Safety . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
3.2
Components With Electrostatic-Sensitive Devices . . . . . 25
3.3
CE Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
3.4
FCC Class A Compliance Statement . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
3.5
Transporting the Basic Unit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
3.6
Notes on Installing in the Rack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
3.7
Environmental Protection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
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Installing the Hardware
4.1
Installation Steps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
4.2
Unpacking the Basic Unit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
4.3
4.3.1
4.3.2
Installing the System in the Rack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
Mounting the Assembly Kit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38
Mounting/Removing the Basic Unit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
4.4
4.4.1
4.4.2
Connecting External Devices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
Cable Routing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
Instructions on Connecting and Disconnecting Cables . . . . . 45
4.5
Connecting the System to the Mains . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
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Preparation for Use and Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49
5.1
5.1.1
5.1.2
Operating and Indicator Elements of the Basic Unit . . . . . 50
The Front . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50
The Rear . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52
5.2
Switching the Basic Unit ON/OFF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53
5.3
Management Blade Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55
5.4
5.4.1
5.4.2
5.4.3
Updating System Components . . . . . . . . . . . .
Updating the Server Blade Firmware (BIOS and BMC)
Updating the Management Blade Firmware . . . . . .
Updating the Switch Blade Firmware . . . . . . . . . .
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Property and Data Protection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69
6.1
BIOS Setup Security Functions
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Server Blades . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71
7.1
Fitting rules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73
7.2
Adding a Server Blade to the Basic Unit . . . . . . . . . . . . 74
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Ethernet LAN I/O Blades . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79
8.1
Gbit Ethernet LAN Switch Blade (SB9) 6x1Gbit . . . . . . . . 80
8.2
GbE Intelligent Blade Panel (IBP) 10/6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81
8.3
Gbit Ethernet LAN Switch Blade (SB9) 6x1 Gbit + 2x10 Gbit . 82
8.4
Gbit Ethernet LAN Switch Blade (SB9F) 12x1 Gbit . . . . . . 84
8.5
GbE Intelligent Blade Panel (IBP) 30/12 . . . . . . . . . . . . 85
8.6
Cisco Catalyst Blade Switch 3040 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86
8.7
10 Gbit Switch Blade 10/2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88
8.8
Ethernet LAN Pass-Thru Blade . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90
8.9
Port Assignment of the LAN Switch Blades . . . . . . . . . . 91
8.10
Installing an I/O Blade . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96
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Fibre Channel I/O Blades
9.1
4/4 Gbit Fibre Channel Switch Blade
(Brocade SilkWorm 4016 4D) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102
9.2
2/4 Gbit Fibre Channel Switch Blade
(Brocade SilkWorm 4016) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104
9.3
2 Gbit Fibre Channel Pass-Thru Blade . . . . . . . . . . . . 105
9.4
4 Gbit Fibre Channel Pass-Thru Blade . . . . . . . . . . . . 106
9.5
Fibre Channel SFP Module
9.6
Port Assignment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109
9.7
FC I/O Blade Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112
10
Management Blade . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113
10.1
Control and Connection Panel
10.2
Exchanging a Management Blade . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116
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KVM Blade . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 119
11.1
KVM Blade (Standard Version)
11.2
Adv. KVM Blade . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121
11.3
Digital KVM Blade . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123
12
Power Supply Concept . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 125
12.1
Notes on power cabling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126
12.2
12.2.1
12.2.2
Power Supply Units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131
Replacing a Power Supply Unit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 133
Adding a Power Supply Unit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136
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Ventilation Concept
13.1
13.1.1
The Fan Unit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140
Replacing the Fan Unit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141
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13.1.2
Replacing a Fan in the Unit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 143
14
Troubleshooting and Tips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145
14.1
System Power LED Remains Unlit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145
14.2
Front or Rear Identify/Fault LED Blinks Amber . . . . . . . 146
14.3
System Switches Itself OFF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147
14.4
Screen Remains Dark . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147
14.5
Flickering Stripes on the Monitor Screen . . . . . . . . . . 148
14.6
No Screen Display or Display Drifts . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148
14.7
No Mouse Pointer Displayed On the Screen . . . . . . . . . 148
14.8
Floppy Disk Cannot Be Read/Written . . . . . . . . . . . . 149
14.9
Time and Date Are Not Correct . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149
14.10
Server Blade Does Not Boot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149
14.11
Defective Drive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149
Abbreviations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151
Related Publications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 157
Index
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Preface
The PRIMERGY BX600 S3 Blade Server System represents a highly compact,
power-saving and scalable servers for integration in 19-inch rack systems.
Figure 1: PRIMERGY BX600 S3 Basic Unit
The PRIMERGY BX600 S3 basic unit occupies seven height units in the rack
and can accommodate up to ten server blades of different models and configurations.
As economical, ultra-compact systems, the server blades with up to eight CPUs
are ideal for use by company data centers and Internet service providers. They
are perfectly suited for large application servers, terminal servers for CPUintensive applications, and DBMS servers.
The PRIMERGY BX600 S3 Blade Server System offers a high level of reliability
and availability through highly developed hardware and software components.
This includes hot-swappable server blades, switch blades, Fibre Channel (FC)
and Ethernet pass-thru blades, management blades, hot-swappable power
supply units and fan modules, the server management software ServerView, and
Remote-Deploy, Prefailure Detection and Analyzing (PDA), and Automatic Server
Reconfiguration and Restart (ASR&R).
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Overview of the Documentation
Preface
Security functions in the BIOS Setup protect the data on the server blades
against manipulation. Additional security is provided by the lockable rack door.
1.1
Overview of the Documentation
I PRIMERGY manuals are available in PDF format on the PRIMERGY
ServerView Suite DVD 2. The PRIMERGY ServerView Suite DVD 2 is
part of the PRIMERGY ServerView Suite supplied with every server.
If you no longer have the ServerView Suite DVDs, you can obtain the
relevant current versions using the order number U15000-C289.
The PDF files for the manuals can also be downloaded free of charge
from the Internet. The overview page showing the online documentation
available in the Internet can be found via the URL:
http://manuals.ts.fujitsu.com. The PRIMERGY server documentation can
be accessed using the Industry standard servers navigation option.
Concept and Target Group of this Manual
This operating manual is intended for those responsible for installing the
hardware and operating the system. The manual contains all the information
required for mounting and operating your PRIMERGY BX600 S3 basic unit.
For a brief overview of the installation steps please see chapter 2 on page 19ff.
To understand the different expansion options, you need a knowledge of
hardware and data transmission, as well as basic knowledge of the operating
system used.
Additional Server Documentation
The PRIMERGY BX600 S3 documentation also includes:
– “Quick Start Hardware - PRIMERGY BX600 S3/S3” (leaflet)
– “Quick Start Software - Quick Installation Guide” DVD booklet (only included
with the PRIMERGY ServerView Suite as a printed copy)
– “Warranty” manual (print version supplied with the system, PDF file available
on the ServerBooks DVD supplied)
– “Safety notes and other important information” manual (print version
supplied with the system, PDF file available on the ServerBooks DVD
supplied)
– “Ergonomics” manual (PDF file available on the ServerBooks DVD supplied)
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– “Returning used devices” manual (PDF file available on the ServerBooks DVD
supplied)
– “Helpdesk” (leaflet with worldwide helpdesk telephone numbers)
– “BIOS Setup” (PDF file available on the ServerBooks DVD supplied)
– „PRIMERGY BX Blade Server Systems: RemoteView Management Blade User Interface Description“ (PDF file available on the ServerBooks DVD
supplied)
– „PRIMERGY BX Blade Server Systems: LAN Switch Blade - User Interface
Description“ (PDF file available on the ServerBooks DVD supplied)
– „PRIMERGY BX Blade Server Systems: Cisco Catalyst Blade Switch 3040
- Hardware Installation Guide“ (PDF file available on the ServerBooks DVD
supplied)
– „PRIMERGY BX Blade Server Systems: LAN Router and Switch Blade User Interface Description“ (PDF file available on the ServerBooks DVD
supplied)
– „BX600 Digital KVM Switch: User Guide“ (PDF file available on the
ServerBooks DVD supplied)
Further Sources of Information
Further information is provided in:
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the RemoteDeploy manual (only relevant for cloning server blades)
the technical manual for the rack
the manual for the monitor
the ServerView Server Management manual
the manual for the Remote Test and Diagnostic System RemoteView
your operating system documentation
the information files of your operating system
(see also “Related Publications” on page 157).
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Features
1.2
Preface
Features
The PRIMERGY BX600 S3 basic unit provides a high-level infrastructure for the
installed server blades.
Server Capacity
The PRIMERGY BX600 S3 basic unit provides slots for up to ten hot-pluggable
server blades. For details of the performance features of the different server
blade models, see the relevant operating manuals listed under “Related Publications” on page 157.
Communication Interfaces
The PRIMERGY BX600 S3 basic unit has four slots on the back for installing
different types of I/O blades which allow the installed server blades to be
connected to the Ethernet LAN or to SAN environments. The connections can
be implemented via switch blades and/or pass-thru blades.
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Ethernet LAN I/O blades
To connect the server blades to the LAN the following I/O blade models are
available:
Gbit Ethernet LAN switch blade (SB9) 6x1Gbit
– 10 internal 1Gbit downlink ports to the server blades
– 6 external 1Gbit uplink ports (RJ45)
Gbit Ethernet LAN switch blade (SB9) 10Gbit multi-mode
– 10 internal 1Gbit downlink ports to the server blades
– 6 external 1Gbit uplink ports (RJ45)
– 2 external 10Gbit uplink ports (1xSFP, 1xCX4)
Cisco Catalyst Blade Switch 3040
– 10 internal 10 1Gbit downlink ports to the server blades
– 2 external 10/100/1000BASE-T copper Gigabit Ethernet uplink
ports
– 4 external uplink ports via Cisco SFP modules for 1000BASE-SX
Fibre Optic and 10/100/1000BASE-T copper)
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Gbit Ethernet LAN Switch Blade (SB9F) 12x1 Gbit
– 30 internal 1Gbit ports to the server blades
– 12 external 1Gbit ports (RJ45)
I This switch blade can only be installed in slots NET1 and
NET2. The number of available ports depends on the types of
server blades installed, see page 80.
10 Gbit switch blade 10/2
– 10 internal 10 Gbit/s ports to the server blades
– 2 external 10 Gbit/s ports with optional X2 transceiver modules for
Fiber-Optical or CX4 copper cable
I This switch blade can only be installed in slots NET3 and
NET4 and supports only server blades with a 10-GbE
daughter card, see page 84.
Ethernet LAN Pass-Thru-Blade
This I/O blade provides ten RJ45 ports for direct (“pass-thru”) connections
to the server blades.
– 10 internal 1Gbit ports to the server blades
– 10 external 1Gbit ports (RJ45)
All switch blades are hot-swappable. By installing two switch blades,
redundant LAN connections can be provided for the server blades.
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Fibre Channel I/O Blades
The following I/O blades are available for connecting the server blades to
SAN environments:
2/4 Gbit Fibre Channel Switch Blade Brocade SilkWorm 4016
– 10 internal 2Gbit/s ports to the server blades
– 6 external 4Gbit/s ports via a GBIC/SFP module
I In addition to the 16-port variant, a model with 12 dynamically
assignable ports is available (e.g. 4 external and 8 internal
ports). You can upgrade this model to a 16-port variant later.
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4/4Gbit Fibre Channel Switch Blade Brocade SilkWorm 4016 4D
– 10 internal 4Gbit/s ports to the server blades
– 6 external 4Gbit/s ports via a GBIC/SFP module
I In addition to the 16-port variant, a model with 12 dynamically
assignable ports is available (e.g. 4 external and 8 internal
ports). You can upgrade this model to a 16-port variant later.
4Gbit Fibre Channel Pass-Thru Blade
– 10 internal 4Gbit/s ports to the server blades
– 10 external 4Gbit/s ports via a GBIC/SFP module
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2Gbit Fibre Channel Pass-Thru Blade
– 10 internal 2Gbit/s ports to the server blades
– 10 external 2Gbit/s ports via a GBIC/SFP module
I Fibre Channel I/O blades can only be installed in slots NET3 and
NET4. The server blades for which Fibre Channel connections are to
be implemented must be fitted with Fibre Channel daughter cards.
Management Blade
The PRIMERGY BX600 S3 basic unit accommodates two hot-swappable,
redundant management blades with an integrated management solution for
complete remote administration of the system.
KVM Blade
For administering the server blades, the PRIMERGY BX600 S3 basic unit offers
a KVM blade, which allows the individual server blades to be connected to a
console.
– The standard KVM blade allows a monitor, PS2 keyboard and PS2 mouse
to be connected for local administration of the server blades.
– The adv. KVM blade offers the same functionality as the standard version
of the KVM blade plus a LAN port for connecting a Web-based console.
– The digital KVM blade offers the same functionality as the standard version
of the KVM blade plus a LAN port for connecting a Web-based console.
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Power Supply
Up to four hot-swappable power supply units which adjust automatically to any
power voltage in the range 200 - 240 V in a 2+2 redundant power supply configuration ensure enough power for the system. If one of these units fails, the
others ensure that operation continues unimpaired. The defective power supply
unit can be replaced during operation (hot-swap).
Ventilation
The system is kept cool by three fans in each power supply unit and four single
fans, with two of them mounted one after the other in a housing in the rear
chassis. This configuration is redundant and hot-swappable.
High Level of Availability and Failure Protection
When memory data is accessed, 1-bit errors in the main memory are recognized and automatically corrected with the ECC (Error Correcting Code)
method.
ASR&R (Automatic Server Reconfiguration and Restart) restarts the system in
the case of an error and automatically “hides” the defective system components.
The PDA (Prefailure Detection and Analyzing) technology from Fujitsu
Technology Solutions analyzes and monitors all components relevant for
system reliability.
The hot-swappable components provide additional failure protection. Failure
protection on a complete blade system is ensured by up to four redundant, hotswap power supply units (PSU), as well as hot-swap, redundant fans.
Server Management
Server management is implemented via the supplied ServerView software and
PDA (Prefailure Detection and Analyzing) technology from Fujitsu Technology
Solutions. PDA warns of system errors or overloading before they occur so that
preventive measures can be taken.
ServerView allows the management of all PRIMERGY servers in the network via
a central console. Here ServerView supports the following functions:
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Remote startup (Wake On LAN)
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Temperature monitoring of the CPU and the surrounding area
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Watchdog timer for Automatic Server Reconfiguration and Restart (ASR&R)
in the event of memory modules or processors failing
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Power monitoring
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End-of-life monitoring of the fans with timely notification before a failure
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Watchdog timer for operating system monitoring and application monitoring
with ASR&R
Deployment software makes installing multiple servers fast and easy. For further
information, see the corresponding documentation (see “Related Publications”
on page 157).
Information on server management with ServerView is provided in the associated
documentation (see also “Related Publications” on page 157).
ServerView Installation Manager
You can configure the server quickly and precisely with the ServerView
Installation Manager software provided. User-guided menus are available for
installing the server operating systems.
Service and Support
PRIMERGY servers are service-friendly and modular, thus allowing quick and
easy maintenance.
I For easy and immediate recognition, the levers or handles and locking
buttons (touch points) of the locking mechanisms for the different components have the color green.
The flash EPROM program supplied with the Fujitsu Technology Solutions
utilities supports fast BIOS update. The two redundant and hot-swappable
management blades with independent management LAN and COM ports
ensure complete remote control. Together they facilitate remote diagnosis for
system analysis, remote configuration and remote restart, should the operating
system or hardware fail.
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1.3
Notational Conventions
Notational Conventions
The following notational conventions are used in this manual:
Italics
indicate commands, menu items or software programs.
“Quotation marks”
indicate names of chapters and terms that should be
emphasized.
Ê
Text which follows this symbol describes activities that
must be performed in the order given.
V CAUTION!
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Pay particular attention to text marked with this symbol.
Failure to observe this warning may endanger your life,
damage the server, or lead to loss of data.
This symbol introduces supplementary information,
remarks and tips.
Table 1: Notational conventions
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Technical Data
1.4
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Technical Data
Electrical Data (single power supply unit)
Rated voltage range
200 - 240 V
Rated frequency
50 Hz - 60 Hz
Max. rated current
230V / 11,6 A
Max. active power
230 V / 2650 W
Max. apparent power
2680 VA (230V)
Thermal dissipation
2050 kJ/h
Protection class
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Electrical Data (basic unit without server blades)
Power consumption
360 W
Thermal dissipation
1300 kJ/h
Compliance Standards
Product safety and ergonomics IEC 60950 / EN 60950 UL 1950 3rd Edition,
CSA 22.2 No. 950
Electromagnetic compatibility
Emitted interference
EN 55022 class A
Harmonic current
EN 61000-3-2
Noise immunity
EN 55024
CE label
according to EU directives
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FCC class A
Low-Voltage Directive 73/23/EEC
Electromagnetic Compatibility 89/336/EEC
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Technical Data
Certification
Product safety
Global
CB
Europe
ENEC
Germany
GS
USA/Canada
CSAUS / CSAC
Japan
VCCI
Australia
C-tic
Taiwan
BSMI (CNS 13438)
Mechanical Values
Width
446 mm
Installation depth
740 mm
Height
307 mm oder 7 HE
Weight
max. 131,5 kg (depending on the configuration)
Environmental Conditions
Environment class 3K2
Environment class 2K2
DIN IEC 721 section 3-3
DIN IEC 721section 3-2
Temperature:
Operation (3K2)
Transport (2K2)
Relative humidity
5 ºC .... 35 ºC
-20 °C .... 60 °C
10%...85%
Condensation during operation must be avoided.
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Noise Level
Sound power level LWAd
8,7 B (operating)
Sound pressure level LpAm
70 dB (operating)
measured according to ISO 7779 and declared according to ISO 9296
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Overview: Installation Steps
In this chapter you will find an overview of the steps necessary to install your
BX600 S3 basic unit. Links guide you to sections where you can find more
detailed information on the individual steps.
Ê Before you begin, please read the chapter “Important Notes” beginning on
page 21, especially the section “Notes on Safety”.
Ê Unpack the system, check the contents of the package for visible transport
damage, and check whether the delivery matches the details in the delivery
note (see section 4.2 on page 34).
Ê Mount the system in the rack (see section 4.3 on page 35 and also the layout
arrangement on the order lists).
Ê Cable the system (see section 4.4 on page 41). Please also see the section
“Cable Routing” on page 43 and the section “Instructions on Connecting and
Disconnecting Cables” on page 45.
Ê Connect the system to the mains voltage (see section 4.5 on page 46).
Ê Familiarize yourself with the operating and indicator elements on the front
and rear sides of the BX600 S3 basic unit (see chapter 5 beginning on
page 49).
Ê Insert the server blades into the slots in the front of the BX600 S3 basic unit
(see chapter 7 on page 71).
Ê Configure the management blades (see section 5.3 on page 55) so that you
can perform further administration of the blade server system via LAN.
Ê Install the desired operating systems and applications on the server blades.
To do so, you have the following options:
– Cloning a server blade from a remote image server with RemoteDeploy
Recommended if the following requirements are satisfied:
– the RemoteDeploy software is available
– an appropriate cloning image is available
– deployment server and LAN connection are available
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– Remote installation with ServerView Installation Manager
This installation method is recommended if a LAN connection and a
DHCP server are available but the requirements for cloning are not satisfied.
– Local installation with or without ServerView Installation Manager
Since the local installation is the least convenient installation method, it
is only recommended if the requirements for remote installation or
cloning are not satisfied.
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If you wish to install an operating system that is not supported by ServerView Installation Manager, you can perform the installation directly
without using ServerView Installation Manager.
I For further information on remote or local installation of server blades,
please see the ServerView Installation Manager manual, which
contains a “Quick Step Guide” as well as a detailed description of the
different installation options and installation wizards. A print version
of the ServerView Installation Manager manual is included in the
PRIMERGY ServerView Suite, which comes with the BX600 S3 basic
unit. A PDF version of the manual is contained on the PRIMERGY
ServerBooks DVD.
Cloning of server blades is described in the RemoteDeploy manual
(print version delivered with RemoteDeploy, PDF version contained
on the PRIMERGY ServerBooks DVD).
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Important Notes
In this chapter you will find essential information on safety when working with
your system.
3.1
Notes on Safety
I You will also find the following safety instructions in the manual entitled
“Safety“, which also includes additional notes on the guarantee and ergonomics.
This device complies with the relevant safety regulations for data processing
equipment, including electronic office machines for use in an office environment.
If you have any questions, please contact your sales outlet or the customer
service center of Fujitsu Technology Solutions.
V CAUTION!
The actions described in these instructions should only be performed by
technicians, service personnel or technical specialists. Equipment
repairs should only be performed by qualified staff. Any failure to observe
the guidelines in this manual could expose the user to risks (electric
shock, fire hazards) and could also damage the equipment. Note that
any unauthorized opening of the device will result in the invalidation of
the warranty and exclusion from all liability.
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Notes on Safety
Important Notes
Before Setting Up
V CAUTION!
●
During installation and before operating the device, observe the
instructions on environmental conditions for your device in the section
“Technical Data” on page 16.
●
If the device is brought in from a cold environment, condensation may
form on both the inside and outside of the machine.
Before operating the device, wait until it is absolutely dry and has
reached approximately the same temperature as the installation site.
Failure to observe these guidelines can lead to physical damage of
the device.
●
Transport the device only in the original packaging or in packaging
which protects it from knocks and jolts.
Installation and Operation
V CAUTION!
●
For safety reasons, make sure you read any warning labels when
removing modules from the server.
●
Beware of energy hazards on the plug-in contacts of the midplane. A
short circuit on these connections can lead to damage to the system.
●
If the server is integrated in a (rack) installation that receives power
from an industrial (public) power supply network with the IEC309 connector, the (public) power supply protection must comply with the
requirements for the non-industrial (public) power supply networks for
the type-A connector.
●
For the PRIMERGY BX600 S3 unit only 2100W PSUs are allowed
(Product no. A3C40073262)! The 1200W PSUs of the PRIMERGY
BX600 S1 basic unit is not allowed for the PRIMERGY BX600 S3
basic unit.
The 2100W PSU is not allowed for the PRIMERGY BX600 S1 basic
unit.
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Notes on Safety
V CAUTION!
●
Due to the high power requirements of the BX600 S3 blade server,
you must be careful when arranging the power cabling. Please notice
the information that purpose in section “Notes on power cabling” on
page 126).
●
Make sure that the PRIMERGY BX600 S3 basic unit is connected to
the mains for at least one minute before pressing the power ON/OFF
button to switch the system ON.
●
The server automatically adjusts to a mains voltage of 200 - 240 V.
The server may only be put into operation if the mains voltage range
set on the server corresponds to the local mains voltage.
●
This device has safety-tested power cables and must only be
connected to properly grounded power sockets or CEE sockets.
●
The power button does not disconnect the device from the mains
voltage. To completely disconnect it from the mains voltage, the
power plugs must be removed from the power socket.
●
Data transmission cables must not be connected or disconnected
during a thunderstorm (lightning hazard).
●
Make sure that no objects (such as bracelets or paper clips) or liquids
fall/spill into the device (risk of electric shock or short circuit).
●
Data cables must be adequately shielded to avoid interference.
●
The LAN wiring must comply with the standards EN 50173 and EN
50174-1/2. The minimum requirement is a protected LAN line of
category 5 for 10/100 MBps Ethernet, and/or of category 5e for
Gigabit Ethernet. The requirements of the specification ISO/IEC
11801 must be observed.
●
In an emergency (e.g. damage to housing, control elements or
cables, the ingress of liquids or foreign bodies), switch the unit off
immediately, pull the power plug out of the grounding outlet or the
CEE outlet, and contact Service.
●
Proper operation of the device (in accordance with IEC 60950/DIN
EN 60950) is only ensured if the casing is completely assembled and
the dummy units for the installation openings have been put in place
(electric shock, cooling, fire protection, interference suppression).
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Notes on Safety
●
Install only system extensions that satisfy the requirements and rules
governing safety and electromagnetic compatibility and relating to
telecommunications terminal equipment. If you install other extensions, you may damage the system or violate the safety regulations
and regulations on RFI suppression. Information on which system
extensions are suitable can be obtained from the customer service
center or your sales outlet.
●
The components (e.g. power supply) marked with a warning label
(e.g. lightning symbol) may only be opened, removed or exchanged
by authorized, qualified personnel. The hot-swap or hot-plug components are exceptions to this rule.
●
The warranty is invalidated if the device is damaged during the installation or replacement of system extensions.
●
You may set only those resolutions and refresh rates specified in the
“Technical data” section of the monitor description. Otherwise, you
may damage your monitor. If you are in any doubt, contact your sales
outlet or customer service center.
Batteries
V CAUTION!
●
Incorrect replacement of batteries may lead to a risk of explosion. The
battery may only be replaced with an identical battery or with a type
recommended by the manufacturer.
●
Do not throw batteries into the trash can. They must be disposed of
in accordance with local regulations concerning special waste.
●
Replace the lithium battery on the relevant components according to
the instructions in this manual.
●
All batteries containing pollutants are marked with a symbol (a
crossed-out garbage can) as well as the chemical symbol for the
heavy metal which classifies it as a pollutant:
Cd Cadmium
Hg Mercury
Pb Lead
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Components With Electrostatic-Sensitive Devices
Other Important Notes:
●
Keep this operating manual and all additional documentation together with
the device.
If you pass on the device to third parties, you should also pass on the
complete documentation.
3.2
Components With Electrostatic-Sensitive
Devices
Electrostatic-sensitive components are identified by the following sticker:
Figure 2: ESD label
When you handle components fitted with ESDs, you must observe the following
points under all circumstances:
●
Always discharge static build-up (e.g. by touching a grounded object) before
working.
●
The equipment and tools you use must be free of static charge.
●
Always hold components with ESDs by their edges.
●
Do not touch any exposed pins or conductors on a component.
●
Use a grounding cable designed for this purpose to connect yourself to the
system unit as you install components.
●
Place all components on a static-proof base.
I You will find a detailed description of how to handle ESD components in
the relevant European or international standards (EN 61340-5-1,
ANSI/ESD S20.20).
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CE Certificate
3.3
Important Notes
CE Certificate
The shipped version of this device complies with the requirements
of the EEC directives 89/336/EEC “Electromagnetic compatibility”
and 73/23/EEC “Low voltage directive”. The device therefore
qualifies for the CE certificate (CE=Communauté Européenne).
3.4
FCC Class A Compliance Statement
If there is an FCC statement on the device, then:
The following statement applies to the products covered in this manual, unless
otherwise specified herein. The statement for other products will appear in the
accompanying documentation.
NOTE:
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a
“Class A” digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules, and meets all
requirements of the Canadian Interference-Causing Equipment Standard
ICES-003 for digital apparatus. These limits are designed to provide reasonable
protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This
equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not
installed and used in strict accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful
interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause
harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined
by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the
interference by one or more of the following measures:
●
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
●
Increase the separation between equipment and the receiver.
●
Connect the equipment to an outlet on a circuit different from that to which
the receiver is connected.
●
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
Fujitsu Technology Solutions is not responsible for any radio or television interference caused by unauthorized modifications of this equipment or the substitution or attachment of connecting cables and equipment other than those
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Transporting the Basic Unit
specified by Fujitsu Technology Solutions. The correction of interferences
caused by such unauthorized modification, substitution or attachment will be the
responsibility of the user.
The use of shielded I/O cables is required when connecting this equipment to
any and all optional peripheral or host devices. Failure to do so may violate FCC
and ICES rules.
3.5
Transporting the Basic Unit
V CAUTION!
●
Transport the PRIMERGY BX600 S3 basic unit only in its original
packaging or in a packaging which protects it from knocks and jolts.
Do not unpack the basic unit until you have finished transporting it.
●
For safety reasons, at least two people are needed to install the basic
unit because of its weight and size.
●
Before lifting the basic unit into the rack, remove server blades, fan
units and power supplies from the system unit to reduce weight.
●
Use the handles on the front and the fold-away handles on the long
sides to lift or carry the basic unit.
●
Never lift or transport the basic unit using the handles on the rear.
3.6
Notes on Installing in the Rack
V CAUTION!
●
For safety reasons, at least two people are needed to install the
basic unit because of its weight and size.
●
For lifting the basic unit, use the handles on the front and the fold-out
handles on the long sides of the chassis.
●
Before lifting the basic unit into the rack, remove server blades, fan
units and power supplies from the system unit to reduce weight.
●
For lifting the basic unit, use the handles on the front and the fold-out
handles on the long sides of the chassis.
●
Never lift or transport the server using the handles on the rear.
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●
For safety reasons only one unit may be withdrawn from the rack at a
time when performing assembly or service work.
●
Ensure that the anti-tilt bracket is correctly mounted when you set up
the rack.
●
If more than one unit is withdrawn from the rack at any one time, the
rack is in danger of tilting forward.
●
When connecting and disconnecting cables, read the relevant notes
in the “Important notes” chapter in the technical manual for the
relevant rack. The technical manual is supplied with the corresponding rack.
●
The power connection for the rack must be installed by an authorized
technician (electrician).
●
If the server is integrated in a (rack) installation that receives power
from an industrial (public) power supply network with the IEC309
connector, the (public) power supply protection must comply with the
requirements for the non-industrial (public) power supply networks for
the type-A connector.
●
The power supply for the rack should be divided amongst the three
phases of a three-phase power connection.
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3.7
Environmental Protection
Environmental Protection
Environmentally Friendly Product Design and Development
This product has been designed in accordance with the Fujitsu Technology
Solutions standards for ”environmentally friendly product design and development“. This means that the designers have taken into account important criteria
such as durability, selection of materials and coding, emissions, packaging, the
ease with which the product can be dismantled and the extent to which it can be
recycled.
This saves resources and thus reduces the harm done to the environment.
Notes on Saving Energy
Devices that do not have to be on permanently should not be switched on until
they need to be used and should be switched off during long breaks and on
completion of work
Notes on Packaging
Please do not throw away the packaging. It may be needed later for transporting
your system unit. If possible, devices should be transported in their original pakkaging.
Notes on Dealing with Consumables
Please dispose of printer consumables and batteries in accordance with local
government regulations.
Do not throw batteries and accumulators into the household waste. They must
be disposed of in accordance with local regulations concerning special waste
(see also “Returning Batteries” on page 31).
Notes on Labeling Plastic Housing Parts
Please avoid attaching your own labels to plastic housing parts wherever
possible, since this makes it difficult to recycle them.
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Environmental Protection
Important Notes
Returning Used Electrical and Electronic Devices in EU Countries
– Separate collection
Users of electrical and electronic devices are obligated to collect used
devices separately. Electrical (electronic) used devices may not be disposed
of together with unsorted household refuse. The separate collection is a
condition for reuse, recycling and utilisation of used electrical (electronic)
devices, which ensures the protection of resources.
– Return and collection systems
Electrical (electronic) used devices from private households can be returned
free of charge. To return your used device, please use the country-specific
return and collection systems available to you (see “Local Contacts” on
page 31).
The return of used devices which pose a health or safety risk for human
beings due to soiling during use may be refused.
– Reuse, recycling and utilisation
By actively using the offered return and collection systems, you make your
contribution to the reuse, recycling and utilisation of electrical (electronic)
devices.
– Effects on the environment and human health
Electrical (electronic) used devices contain parts which must be handled selectively according to the EU directive. Separate collection and selective
treatment are the basis for environment-friendly disposal and the protection
of human health.
– Meaning of the symbol "Crossed out rubbish bin on wheels"
Electrical (electronic) devices which are marked with one of the following
symbols may not be disposed of with household refuse in accordance with
the EU directive.
Figure 3: Symbols for electrical (electronic) devices
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Environmental Protection
Returning Batteries
Batteries which are marked with one of the following symbols may not be
disposed of together with household refuse according to the applicable EU
directive.
Figure 4: Symbols for batteries
With batteries containing harmful substances, the chemical symbol for the
heavy metal contained is indicated below the waste bin.
Cd Cadmium
Hg Mercury
Pb Lead
The following applies to Germany:
– Private consumers can return batteries at the point of sale or the immediate
vicinity thereof free of charge (exception: starter batteries).
– The final consumer is obligated to return defective or used batteries to the
seller or to the return points established for this purpose.
Local Contacts
For details on take-back and reuse of devices and consumables within Europe,
contact your Fujitsu Technology Solutions branch office/subsidiary or our
recycling centre in Paderborn:
Fujitsu Technology Solutions
Recycling Center
D-33106 Paderborn
Tel.:
+49 5251 8 18010
Fax
+49 5251 8 18015
Internet: www.ts.fujitsu.com/recycling
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Installation Steps
Installing the Hardware
V CAUTION!
Please note the safety instructions in the chapter “Important Notes” on
page 21.
Do not expose the PRIMERGY BX600 S3 basic unit to extreme environmental conditions (see section “Technical Data” on page 16). Protect it
from dust, moisture, and heat.
4.1
Installation Steps
The installation steps are described in detail in the following sections of this
chapter:
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Unpacking the basic unit (see 4.2 on page 34).
●
Mounting the basic unit in the rack (see 4.3 on page 35 and also the layout
arrangement on the order lists).
●
Cabling the basic unit (see 4.4 on page 41). See also the section “Cable
Routing” on page 43 and the section “Instructions on Connecting and Disconnecting Cables” on page 45.
●
Connecting the basic unit to the mains voltage (see 4.5 on page 46).
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Unpacking the Basic Unit
4.2
Installing the Hardware
Unpacking the Basic Unit
V CAUTION!
Please note the safety instructions in the chapter “Important Notes” on
page 21.
Do not unpack the PRIMERGY BX600 S3 basic unit until you have
finished transporting it.
We recommend that you do not throw away the original packaging material! It
may be required for future transportation.
Ê Unpack all the individual parts.
Ê Check the contents of the package for visible transport damage.
Ê Check whether the delivery matches the details in the delivery note.
The identification rating plate is located on the front edge of the left side of the
basic unit.
If you find transport damage or inconsistencies between the contents of the
package and the delivery note, inform your supplier immediately!
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4.3
Installing the System in the Rack
Installing the System in the Rack
V CAUTION!
●
For safety reasons, at least two people are required to install the
PRIMERGY BX600 S3 basic unit because of its weight and size.
●
Please observe the safety precautions and references to rack installation in the chapter “Important Notes” on page 21.
●
The rack may tip over if more than one unit is removed at the same
time.
Requirements of the Rack
The rack systems from Fujitsu Technology Solutions GmbH (PRIMECENTER
rack; DataCenter rack) fully support the installation of the PRIMERGY server
systems. Installation in the common rack systems of other manufacturers (3rdparty rack) is supported to a large degree.
To accommodate the ventilation concept and ensure proper ventilation of the
components in the rack, any unused areas must be closed using dummy covers.
The unit is connected to the power supply via an external distribution board, a
32 A power distribution unit (PDU) or a UPS device.
The main features of the rack systems from Fujitsu Technology Solutions GmbH
are:
PRIMECENTER/DataCenter Rack
– Frontally bolted rails.
The rails have a linear alignment option to also allow adjustment to different
rack depths.
– Extended cable management within the lateral rack area.
The following applies to rack systems from third-party manufacturers:
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Certain framework conditions must be fulfilled:
– Installation dimensions (see the dimensions shown in figure 5 on page 37).
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rack front
2
rack rear
A
rack depth (comparison PRIMECENTER rack 940/1000 mm)
B
rack width (comparison PRIMECENTER rack 700 mm)
C
clearance of the 19-inch installation level
C1
front 19-inch installation level
C2
rear 19-inch installation level
D
area for cable routing (cable area depth) and ventilation
E
area for front panel and ventilation
F
right and left area for support systems
P
PRIMERGY installation depth
a1
front left support upright
a2
front right support upright
b1
rear left support upright
b2
rear right support upright
– Please ensure that the security mechanism (e.g. stopper or retention
system) on the server is working.
– The rack support uprights must allow the rails to be screwed on at the front.
– Frontally bolted rails.
The rails have with a linear alignment option to also allow adjustment to
different rack depths.
– No support for the cable management delivered with the mounting kit. This
cable management is customized for the Fujitsu Technology Solutions PRIMECENTER rack.
– Climatic conditions.
For the ventilation of the installed server, there must be sufficiently large
gaps for air intake at the front of the rack and air discharge at the back of the
rack.
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In principle the ventilation concept allows for the necessary cooling through
horizontal self-ventilation of the installed devices (air flow from the front to
the rear).
– Power supply.
For installation in 3rd-party racks, you must ensure that appropriate socket
strips are present.
Figure 5: Mechanical conditions
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Installing the System in the Rack
4.3.1
Installing the Hardware
Mounting the Assembly Kit
Mounting the server in the PRIMECENTER/DataCenter Rack requires the
following parts:
– two support brackets
– two carrier rails (assembled)
– 12 plug washers (figure 7 on page 39) and screws
I For general information see the technical manual for the relevant rack
(see also “Related Publications” on page 157).
To mount the PRIMERGY BX600 S3 basic unit in the rack, you must first mount
two support brackets on the rear left support upright of the rack. The first one
must be mounted level with the lower edge of the device, while the second must
be mounted level with the upper edge of the first. The brackets are used for the
rear fixing of the left carrier rail.
Ê See the installation instructions in the technical manual for the relevant rack
model.
Ê Mark the position of the lower edge of the basic unit on the support uprights.
Figure 6: Mounting the support brackets
Ê Place the first support bracket at the appropriate height (level with the lower
edge of the device) on the left rear support upright by inserting the positioning nubs (1 in figure 6) in the corresponding holes of the support upright.
Ê Place the plug washers in the holes of the support uprights and secure the
bracket with two screws.
Ê Repeat the procedure with the second support bracket.
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Note that the second bracket will be mounted level with the upper edge of
the first support bracket mounted (see figure 6 on page 38).
Figure 7: Mounting the left carrier rail
Ê Undo the six screws (1) for adjusting the rail length and place the guide lugs
(a) in the corresponding holes of the support brackets.
Ê Place three plug washers (3) in the appropriate holes of the support brackets
and, while holding the rail in place, fasten it with three screws.
Ê Place two plug washers in the holes of the front left support upright at the
marked attachment points, adjust the rail length (2) and, while holding the
rail in place, fasten it with three screws (4).
Ê Pull the carrier rail of the rack-mounting kit forward as far as possible in the
direction of the arrow (2).
Ê Fasten the six screws for adjusting the rail length (1).
Ê Repeat the procedure for the second rail. Note that for this rail no support
bracket is necessary.
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Installing the Hardware
Mounting/Removing the Basic Unit
V CAUTION!
For safety reasons, at least two people are required to mount or
remove the PRIMERGY BX600 S3 basic unit because of its weight
and size.
Please note the relevant safety instructions in section “Notes on Installing
in the Rack” on page 27.
Before lifting the basic unit into the rack, remove server blades, fan units
and power supplies from the basic unit to reduce weight.
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Figure 8: Mounting the basic unit
Ê Note the slot assignment of the server blades so that you can insert them
correctly again once you have lifted the basic unit into the rack.
Ê Remove server blades, fan units and power supplies from the system unit to
reduce weight (for assembly instructions see section “Adding a Server Blade
to the Basic Unit” on page 74, section “Replacing a Power Supply Unit” on
page 133 and section “Replacing the Fan Unit” on page 141).
Ê Lift the basic unit onto the two carrier rails.
Ê Slide the basic unit into the rack (1).
Ê Secure the basic unit in the rack using the four knurled screws (2).
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Ê Insert the server blades into their slots (see section “Adding a Server Blade
to the Basic Unit” on page 74). Return the power supply units and fan units
to the basic unit (see section “Replacing a Power Supply Unit” on page 133
and section “Replacing the Fan Unit” on page 141).
You remove the basic unit by following the above steps in reverse order:
V CAUTION!
Please note the relevant safety instructions in section “Notes on Installing
in the Rack” on page 27.
Ê Note the slot assignment of the server blades so that you can insert them
correctly again after you have removed the basic unit from the rack.
Ê Remove server blades, fan units and power supplies from the basic unit to
reduce weight.
Ê Remove the four knurled screws.
Ê Pull out the basic unit and carefully remove it from the rack.
4.4
Connecting External Devices
The external connectors of the PRIMERGY BX600 S3 basic unit are located on
the rear of the basic unit. The external connectors of the server blades are
located on the front of the basic unit. For information on these connectors see
the operating manuals of the different server blade types (see “Related Publications” on page 157).
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Installing the Hardware
Connectors on the back of the basic unit
NET2
NET1
NET4
NET3
7
6
5
3
4
Figure 9: Connectors for external devices
NET1, Connectors of various types I/O blades, connected to the server blades on-board
NET2 NICs. These I/O blades can be Ethernet switch blades or Ethernet pass-thru blades,
see “Ethernet LAN I/O Blades” on page 79.
NET3, Connectors of various types I/O blades, connected to the optional I/O modules of the
NET4 server blades. These I/O blades can be Ethernet or Fibre Channel switch blades or
pass-thru blades, see “Ethernet LAN I/O Blades” on page 79 and “Fibre Channel
I/O Blades” on page 101.
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3
Serial port connector on management blade 2 (see also figure 61 on page 114).
Standard serial port, management communication port.
4
LAN connector on management blade 2 (see also figure 61 on page 114). LAN
port, RJ45, 10Mb management LAN.
5
Serial port connector on management blade 1 (see also figure 61 on page 114).
Standard serial port, management communication port.
6
LAN connector on management blade 1 (see also figure 61 on page 114). LAN
port, RJ45, 10Mb management LAN.
7
KVM connector on rear KVM blade, which offers VGA, PS2 keyboard and mouse
support via a special cable (see figure 10 below). The Adv. KVM bladeand the digital
KVM blade also offers a LAN connectors (RJ45, 10 Mb) (see also figure 66 on
page 120).
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VGA
keyboard
(purple)
Connecting External Devices
mouse
(green)
to rear
KVM board
Figure 10: Special cable
4.4.1
Cable Routing
The cables are routed directly on the rack support uprights.
PCI Cards with Cable at the Front
If a PCI expansion module is installed in a server blade, you will have to connect
the PCI port with an external device on the back of the rack. To route the cable
from the front to the back of the rack, use the side slots of the rack with a cable
bezel as shown in figure 11 below. You may also route the cable to the back of
the rack, using the space below the basic unit.
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Figure 11: Cable routing from the front to the back of the server (top view)
I Server blades with a PCI I/O controller should be fitted in the middle of
the basic unit (slots 5 and 6) to keep the cable bend radius as large as
possible.
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4.4.2
Connecting External Devices
Instructions on Connecting and Disconnecting
Cables
V CAUTION!
Make sure you read the documentation on the devices before connecting
them.
Do not connect or disconnect data cables during a thunderstorm.
When removing a cable, always hold it by the plug.
Connect and disconnect the cables in the order described below.
Connecting Cables
Ê Turn off all power and equipment switches.
Ê Pull all power plugs out of grounded power sockets or CEE sockets.
Ê Plug all cables into the system and peripherals. Secure the data transmission cable connections (e.g. nut retention).
Ê Plug all data communication cables into the utility sockets.
Ê Plug all power cables into the grounded power sockets or CEE sockets.
Disconnecting Cables
Ê Turn off all power and equipment switches.
Ê Pull all power plugs out of grounded power sockets or CEE sockets.
Ê Unplug all data communication cables from the utility sockets.
Ê Undo the nut retention on the connector housings and pull the corresponding cables out of the basic unit and the peripherals.
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4.5
Installing the Hardware
Connecting the System to the Mains
There are slots for four hot-swappable 2100 W power supply units on the rear
of the basic unit. The base system is equipped with two power supply units.
V CAUTION!
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●
Make sure you observe the information on determining how many
power supply units are required (see chapter “Power Supply
Concept” on page 125).
●
Due to the high power requirements of the BX600 S3 blade server,
you must be careful when arranging the power cabling. Please notice
the information that purpose in section “Notes on power cabling” on
page 126).
●
The power supply units switch on automatically at a mains voltage
between 200 - 240 V. The basic unit may only be commissioned if the
local mains voltage is within the voltage range of the system.
●
The 2100 W power supply units may only be connected to 16 Amp
grounding outlets, a power distribution unit (PDU) or CEE outlets.
When ordering the basic unit, indicate the type of outlet available at
the installation site. This will allow us to supply a cable with suitable
C19 connectors with the order.
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1
Figure 12: Connecting the basic unit to the mains
Ê First connect the C19 connector of the power cables to the power supply
units of the basic unit (1), and then plug the power plug (2) into the USV,
power distribution unit (PDU) or into an external socket.
V CAUTION!
Always connect the power cable to the power supply units first, and then
to the mains.
I Please make sure that each of the power supply units is connected to a
different phase. This will provide you with additional phase redundancy
for high availability configurations. If one phase has failed, the power
supply units connected to the other phases keep active. You can get full
phase redundancy with up to three power supply units. With four power
supply units, two of them are to be connected to one phase (see also
“Related Publications” on page 157).
Phase redundancy is possible in regions, where a single phase provides
200 - 240V; in other regions with lower single phase voltage, two phases
must be coupled and complete phase redundancy thus is not possible.
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Operation
V CAUTION!
●
Please note the safety instructions in the chapter “Important Notes”
on page 21.
●
Beware of energy hazards on the plug-in contacts of the midplane. A
short circuit on these connections can lead to damage to the system.
All unoccupied component slots are fitted with corresponding dummy modules
to ensure that the electromagnetic emission properties of the system are
observed and that the system components are cooled properly.
Figure 13: PRIMERGY BX600 S3 basic unit
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5.1
Operating and Indicator Elements of the
Basic Unit
5.1.1
The Front
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Figure 14: System operating and indicator elements on the front
1
2
50
Power indicator (bicolor LED)
Lights amber:
basic unit is ready for powering ON (5 V standby
power present).
Lights green:
basic unit is switched ON.
System power ON/OFF button
When the basic unit is switched OFF, pressing the power button for 2
seconds will switch it ON.
When the basic unit is operating and the button is kept pressed for 4
seconds, the basic unit will be gracefully shut down.
When the basic unit is switched ON, pressing the power button for 10
seconds will switch it OFF.
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Operating and Indicator Elements
Front identify/Fault indicator (amber LED)
Unlit:
The system is normal and not highlighted.
If power indicator LED lights green, basic unit is
switched ON (5 V standby power present).
Lights amber:
This system has been selected by pressing the front or
rear identify button.
To deactivate, press one of the buttons again.
You also can activate the LED via CLI.
Blinks amber:
The system is directly controlled via the management
blade user interface.
or
SUM error: A malfunction has occurred in the system.
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ID
Front identify button
Pressing this button lights up the integrated front identify indicator. The
front and rear identify indicators will be synchronized.
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Preparation for Use and Operation
The Rear
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Figure 15: System operating and indicator elements on the rear
1
Rear identify button1
Pressing this button lights up the rear identify indicator. The front and
rear identify indicators will be synchronized.
2
Rear identify/Fault indicator (green LED)1
Lights green:
This system has been selected for identification
(identify LED is lit) by pressing the front or rear identify
button.
To deselect the system, press either of the identify
buttons again.
Blinks green:
SUM error: A malfunction has occurred in the system.
1
Figure 15 shows the operator panel of the standard KVM blade. For further information on this
KVM blade and on the adv. KVM blade, see chapter “KVM Blade” on page 119.
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5.2
Switching the Blade Server ON/OFF
Switching the Basic Unit ON/OFF
V CAUTION!
●
Make sure that the PRIMERGY BX600 S3 basic unit is connected to
the mains for at least one minute before pressing the power ON/OFF
button to switch the system ON.
●
If, after switching the basic unit ON, you can only see flickering stripes
on the attached monitor, switch the system OFF immediately (see
chapter “Troubleshooting and Tips” on page 145).
●
The system ON/OFF power button does not disconnect the system
from the mains voltage. To completely disconnect it, you must remove
the power plugs from the sockets.
Switching ON the Basic Unit ( Basic Unit is Powered OFF)
Ê Press the basic unit power ON/OFF button (position 2 in figure 14 on
page 50) for 2 seconds. Depending on the BIOS settings, the server blades
can be switched on automatically one after another according to the slot
numbering (see figure 28 on page 72).
Ê If necessary, switch ON the required server blades (see “Switching the
Server Blades ON/OFF” on page 54).
The basic unit is switched ON and the activated server blades perform a system
test and boot the operating system.
Switching OFF the Basic Unit (System is Powered ON)
The basic unit is operating (server blades are also switched ON).
Ê For graceful shutdown of all server blades, press the system power
ON/OFF button (position 2 on figure 14 on page 50) for 4 seconds. The
server blades will then be powered OFF.
Ê For hard shutdown of all server blades, press the system power ON/OFF
button (position 2 on figure 14 on page 50) for 10 seconds. The server
blades will be powered OFF immediately.
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Preparation for Use and Operation
Other Ways to Switch ON the Basic Unit
– Using the web interface of the management blade
Using the web interface of the management blade, you can switch on the
basic unit as well as each of the server blades (see the manual „PRIMERGY
BX Blade Server Systems: RemoteView Management Blade - User
Interface Description“.
– After power failure
The basic unit automatically switches ON following a power failure, and the
server blades which were operating before the power failure are booted
automatically.
Switching the Server Blades ON/OFF
The basic unit must be powered ON.
The server blade can be switched ON and OFF in the following ways:
– To switch ON the server blade, press the power button of the server blade
(see the manual for the relevant server blade type).
To switch OFF the server blade, press the power button of the server blade
(see the manual for the relevant server blade type) for 4 seconds.
– Specified switch-ON time/switch-OFF time
The server blade is switched ON or OFF at a time specified in the ServerView
program.
– Ring indicator
The server blade is switched ON via an external modem.
– After power failure
The server blade automatically switches ON following a power failure
(depending on the settings in the BIOS).
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5.3
Management Blade Configuration
Management Blade Configuration
The two redundant management blades provide functionality for remote control
of the PRIMERGY BX600 S3 basic unit over the LAN (see chapter
“Management Blade” on page 113 and the „PRIMERGY BX Blade Server
Systems: RemoteView Management Blade - User Interface Description“
manual). To commission the basic unit, the LAN parameters of the management
blades must be set using a local client computer.
To configure the management blade, follow the steps listed below.
Pre-Configuration Requirements
The procedures that follow assume that the basic unit is connected to the power
line.
Cabling the System
Ê Connect the serial interface of the client (COM1) to the serial interface of the
master management blade using an RS232 cable (null modem cable).
I The master management blade is indicated by a green LED (see
section “Control and Connection Panel” on page 114).
Initial Configuration via Serial Connection to Client
Ê Open a HyperTerminal session from the client to the master management
blade. Use the following settings:
Bits per second
115200
Data bits
8
Parity
None
Stop bit
1
Flow control
None
Terminal type
VT100
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Once you have opened the HyperTerminal session the welcome screen of
the console menu will be displayed (see figure 16 below).
Figure 16: Welcome screen
Ê Log in as root. The initial password reads root.
V CAUTION!
Change the root password as soon as possible (see page 56). Failure
to do so may result in unauthorized access and loss of customer data.
I You can change the root password of the management blade via
menu item 6 (Username and Password) of the Management Agent menu
(see figure 18 on page 57).
When you have logged on, the main menu of the console menu will be displayed.
Figure 17: Console menu
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Ê Enter 1 to call up the Management Agent menu.
The Management Agent menu looks like this:
Figure 18: Management Agent menu.
Ê Enter 1 to call up the Management Agent Information menu.
The Management Agent Information menu provides access to the parameters
required by the LAN connection.
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Figure 19: Management Agent Information menu
Follow the steps below to make the management blade accessible via the
LAN.
Ê Select 1 to set the IP address of the management blade.
Ê Select 2 to enter the network mask of your subnet.
Ê Select 3 to enter the IP address of your gateway.
Ê Select 18 to call up the Agent NIC Duplex Mode menu.
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I The management blade LAN controller only runs at 10 Mbit/sec.
Duplex mode must be defined manually via the Agent NIC Duplex Mode
(see figure 20 below).
Figure 20: Agent NIC Duplex Mode menu
Ê Enter 2 if the preset duplex mode value needs to be altered or 0.
I The transfer rate of 10 Mbit/sec and the duplex mode of the management blade must comply with the client LAN controller! Automatic
synchronization is not supported by the management blade LAN controller.
Ê Enter 0 in this menu and in the preceding menus to leave the management
blade console menu.
Ê Close the HyperTerminal session.
Ê Unplug the power cable from the basic unit and plug it in again to reboot the
management blade.
I This ensures that the management blade continues to act as the
master after the restart. A restart without interruption to the power
supply would cause the master/slave assignment to change.
The management blade can now be accessed via the LAN. For more information on the management blade configuration, see the manual “PRIMERGY BX
Blade Server Systems: RemoteView Management Blade - User Interface
Description”. Information on the configuration of the various switch blade
models can be found in sparate manuals, see “Related Publications” on
page 157.
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5.4
Preparation for Use and Operation
Updating System Components
All files required for updating the PRIMERGY BX600 S3 basic unit components are available from http://support.ts.fujitsu.com/com/support/downloads.html.
5.4.1
Updating the Server Blade Firmware (BIOS and
BMC)
You can update both the firmware of the server blade BIOS and the firmware of
the server blade BMC.
I BMC stands for Baseboard Management Controller. The BMC on the
server blade collects management information and forwards it to the
management blade.
There are two possible procedures for updating the firmware of the server blade
BIOS and the server blade BMC:
– Updating the server blade firmware from a USB floppy drive
This procedure is described in the Operating Manual for the server blade
(see “Related Publications” on page 157).
– Updating the firmware of the server blade with TFTP (see below).
Proceed as follows:
Ê Install your TFTP server software and start it.
Ê Download the firmware file(s) for the TFTP update from the Fujitsu Technology Solutions download server
http://support.ts.fujitsu.com/com/support/downloads.html.
Ê Copy the desired BIOS and/or BMC firmware files to the root directory of the
TFTP file system.
Ê Check the LAN connection by pinging the relevant server blade.
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Ê Update the firmware of the server blade (BIOS and BMC).
You have two options for doing this:
1. In the management console (Telnet) select the TFTP Update submenu.
The update process is similar to the process via the management blade
web user interface (see below).
2. In the web interface of the management blade, select the menu
System Property–Environ./Maintenance–Firmware Update–Server Blade BMC
or
System Property–Environ./Maintenance–Firmware Update–Server Blade BIOS
I For security reasons the BIOS and BMC firmware can only be
updated if the relevant server blade was shut down beforehand,
otherwise the update option is not offered in the web menu.
Figure 21: Updating the server blade BIOS via the web interface
Ê In the TFTP Server IP Address field, enter the IP address of the TFTP server
which provides the BIOS image file for the server blade firmware.
Ê In the Boot Image File Name field, enter the file name of the boot image file for
the server blade.
Ê Use the Add and Delete buttons to select the server blades whose BIOS is to
be updated.
Ê Click the Apply button. The update file is transferred to all selected server
blades and the update process is started. The progress of the update
process is shown in a status screen.
Ê Once the update process is complete, the server blade(s) is (are) restarted.
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Ê Repeat the procedure to update the BMC firmware (see figure 22).
Figure 22: Updating the server blade BMC via the web interface
5.4.2
Updating the Management Blade Firmware
V CAUTION!
The procedure described below must be performed for each of the two
management blades.
Proceed as follows:
Ê Install your TFTP server software and start it. Copy the relevant firmware file
to the root directory of the TFTP file system.
Ê Check the LAN connection by pinging the relevant management blade.
Ê Enter the IP address of the TFTP server which provides the BMC image file
for the management blade firmware. Enter the path and the file name of the
image file for the management blade.
You have two options for doing this:
1. In the management console (Telnet) select the TFTP Upgrade submenu.
Activate the option Management Blade/TFTP Update.
2. In the web interface of the management blade, select the entry System
Property - Environment Maintenance - Firmware Update - Management Blade
BMC Update.
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Figure 23: Updating the management blade firmware via the web interface
Ê Make sure that both management blades are connected to the LAN.
Ê Enter the IP address of the TFTP server on which the image file for the management blade firmware is provided.
Ê Enter an IP address in the Agent Update IP Address field.
I The IP address in the Agent Update IP Address field is only used tem-
porarily, so you can enter any IP address that is not used in the LAN
segment of the server.
Ê In the Boot Image File Name field, enter the name of the image file of the
management blade.
Ê Set the value of the TFTP Update Enable field to enable.
Ê Click Apply.
The firmware of the first management blade (Master) will now be updated
(the green LED lights up). When the update process is complete, this management blade is defined as the Slave, and the second management blade,
which used to be the Slave, is now defined as the Master.
Ê Repeat the update process for the second management blade.
After the update process for the second management blade, the original
Master-Slave configuration is automatically restored.
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5.4.3
Preparation for Use and Operation
Updating the Switch Blade Firmware
I Before you update the firmware, you must allocate IP addresses to the
individual switch blades.
Proceed as follows:
Ê Switch on the basic unit and start the management console (Telnet) of the
management blade.
⎜
⎜
⎜
⎜
⎜
⎜
⎜
⎜
⎜
⎜
Console Menu
page_root
⎟
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ⎟
(1) Management Agent
⎟
(2) Emergency Management Port
⎟
(3) Console Redirection
⎟
(4) TFTP upgrade
⎟
(5) Logout
⎟
(6) Reboot Management Blade
⎟
(7) System Information Dump
⎟
Enter Selection: 3
⎟
Ê In the management blade console, select the menu item Console Redirection.
⎜
⎜
⎜
⎜
⎜
⎜
Console Redirection Table
page_0.
⎟
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ⎟
(1) Console Redirect Server Blade
⎟
(2) Console Redirect Switch Blade
⎟
(3) Set Return Hotkey , Ctrl+(a character) : 0
⎟
Enter selection or type (0) to quit: 2
⎟
Ê In the Console Redirection Table menu, select the menu item Console Redirect
Switch Blade.
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⎜
⎜
⎜
⎜
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Console Redirection Switch Blade
page_3_2.
⎟
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ⎟
(1) Console Redirect Switch Blade_1
⎟
(2) Console Redirect Switch Blade_2
⎟
Enter selection or type (0) to quit: 1
⎟
Ê Enter the desired switch blade.
The command line interface session starts.
⎜ Press <Ctrl-Q> Return Console Menu
⎜
⎜
⎜
⎜
⎜
⎟
⎟
⎟
⎟
⎟
⎟
Ê Press the Return key to switch to command mode.
Command mode is indicated by the prompt Console#.
⎜
⎜
⎜
⎜
⎜
⎜
⎜
⎜
⎜
⎜
⎜
⎜
⎜
CLI session with the Switch Blade is opened.
To end the CLI session, enter [Exit].
Condole>enable
Console#config
Console(config)#interface vlan 1
Console(config-if)#ip address 10.50.50.51 255.0.0.0
Console(config-if)#exit
Console#show ip interface
TP address and netmask: 10.50.50.51 255.0.0.0 on VLAN 1,
and address mode: User specified
Console#
⎟
⎟
⎟
⎟
⎟
⎟
⎟
⎟
⎟
⎟
⎟
⎟
⎟
Ê Enter the commands specified above.
I The specifications for the IP address and the subnet mask are merely
examples and are probably not valid for your system.
Ê Terminate the command line session by pressing {Strg} [Q].
Ê Check the newly created LAN connection by pinging the switch blade on the
client system.
Ê Install your TFTP server software and start it.
Ê Download the firmware file for the TFTP update from the Fujitsu Technology
Solutions download server at
http://support.ts.fujitsu.com/com/support/downloads.html.
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Ê Extract the firmware file to the root directory of the TFTP file system. For
information on the image file names, see the readme file of the update
package.
Ê Start an Internet browser on the client server. Enter the IP address specified
above in the address field. Enter the user name and password admin. The
home page is displayed.
Ê In the navigation bar choose Flash/File.
I Only two operation code image files can be stored on the switch blade. If
there are already two image files stored, you must remove at least one of
them before updating the firmware. It is recommended that you remove
the older file (i.e. the file with the lower number).
Ê Expand the File Name list (red arrow) in the Remove Operation Code Image File
section to check if there are already two image files stored on the switch
blade. If so, select the older one in the File Name list and click Remove File.
Figure 24: Removing an operation code image file
Ê Enter TFTP Server IP Address, Source File Name and Destination File Name.
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Figure 25: Transferring the new operation code image file
Ê Click Transfer from Server.
Ê Wait a few minutes until the update process is complete. Refresh the
browser for viewing.
Ê Select the new image file in the pop-up window (red arrow) and click Apply
Changes.
Figure 26: Selecting Start-Up Operation Code Image File
Ê Select Reset in the navigation bar.
I After resetting, the switch blade will reboot. However, all settings
specified previously (IP address etc.) will be lost and must be
reentered on the management console.
Ê Repeat the firmware update procedure for each installed switch blade.
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Property and Data Protection
The lockable rack door protects the server against unauthorized access.
To protect your system and data internally against unauthorized access, you
can use the BIOS Setup security functions.
Further security options can also be set in the installed operating system. If you
wish to do this, consult your network administrator or refer to the documentation
for the corresponding operating system.
6.1
BIOS Setup Security Functions
The Security menu in BIOS Setup offers various options for protecting data
against unauthorized access. By combining these options, you can achieve
optimum protection for the system.
I A detailed description of the Security menu and how to assign passwords
can be found in the manual for the BIOS Setup and on the ServerBooks
CD (see also “Related Publications” on page 157).
Preventing Unauthorized BIOS Setup Calls
This protection mechanism can be activated by setting a supervisor password
in the Security menu. In addition, the Press F2 for Setup message in the
Security menu can be suppressed. This message is then no longer displayed
while the server's startup routine is in progress.
Preventing Unauthorized System Access
This protection mechanism can be activated by setting a user password in the
Security menu.
Preventing Unauthorized Boot Process
This protection mechanism can be activated by setting a password on boot in
the Security menu.
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Server Blades
This chapter describes how to install and uninstall server blades and server
blade dummy modules in the PRIMERGY BX600 S3 basic unit, and what you
need to be aware of when doing this.
The information necessary for installing and operating the various server blade
models can be found in separate manuals (see “Related Publications” on
page 157).
When you install a server blade in the basic unit, an important factor is the
height. Figure 27 shows a 2-way server blade, which occupies one slot in the
basic unit.
Figure 27: PRIMERGY BX620 S3/S4 2-way server blade
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The 4-way server blade is twice the height and occupies two slots (figure 28).
Figure 28: PRIMERGY BX630 scalable server blade (4-way configuration
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7.1
Fitting rules
Fitting rules
On the front of the PRIMERGY BX600 S3 basic unit are ten slots for server
blades (numbered 1 - 10 from left to right).
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Figure 29: BX600 S3 basic unit with ten 2-way server blades
All ten slots are connected to the infrastructure modules on the back of the
BX600 S3 basic unit via the midplane of the BX600 S3 basic unit:
–
–
–
–
–
Ethernet switch blades orpass-thru blades
Fibre Channel switch blades orpass-thru blades
Management blades
KVM blade
Power supply units
In a PRIMERGY BX600 S3 basic unit different models and configurations of
server blades can be operated alongside each other.
V CAUTION!
Server blades connecting a second SCSI channel to the midplane are
not for use in the PRIMERGY BX600 S3 basic unit.
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Server Blades
I Server blades with a PCI I/O controller should be fitted in the middle of
the basic unit (slots 5 and 6) to keep the cable bend radius as large as
possible.
7.2
Adding a Server Blade to the Basic Unit
Depending on the desired configuration, the system can be upgraded with up to
10 server blades.
V CAUTION!
●
Read the safety information and the information on handling electrostatic-sensitive components in the section “Components With Electrostatic-Sensitive Devices” on page 25.
●
Beware of energy hazards on the plug-in contacts of the midplane. A
short circuit on these connections can lead to damage to the system.
Removing the Dummy Module
All unoccupied slots in the basic unit are fitted with dummy modules to ensure
that the electromagnetic emission properties of the system are observed and
that the system components are properly cooled.
If you want to add a server blade, you must first remove the dummy module from
the corresponding slot.
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Adding a Server Blade to the System
!
Figure 30: Removing a server blade dummy module
Ê Release the locking mechanism of the ejecting handles by pressing the
touch points on the inside of both handles (1) simultaneously. The ejecting
handles of the dummy module will be disengaged.
Ê Swing up the upper handle and swing down the lower handle simultaneously
(2) until the locking mechanism of the dummy module disengages and the
dummy module ejects.
Ê Remove the dummy module completely from the slot (3).
V CAUTION!
Keep the dummy module for future use. If the server blade is removed
and not replaced with a new server blade, then the dummy module must
be reinstalled for cooling, to comply with the applicable EMC regulations
(regulations on electromagnetic compatibility) and for fire protection.
Installation is the same as for the server blade (see “Inserting the Server Blade”
on page 76).
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Adding a Server Blade to the System
Server Blades
Inserting the Server Blade
V CAUTION!
Read the safety information and the information on handling electrostatic-sensitive components in the section “Components With ElectrostaticSensitive Devices” on page 25.
Figure 31: Turning the eject handles into the unlocked position (2-way server blade)
Ê Press the touch points on the inside of the eject handles (1) of the server
blade to disengage the locking mechanism of the handles.
Ê Turn the eject handles outward (2) into the unlocked position.
The 4-way server blade has the same locking mechanism (see figure 28 on
page 72).
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Adding a Server Blade to the System
I How to install a server blade is described in the following using the
example of a 2-way server blade. 4-way server blades are installed in the
same way.
1
Figure 32: Inserting the server blade
Ê Push the server blade into the slot as far as possible while keeping the eject
handles in the unlocked position.
I Please make sure you install the server blade in the right direction.
The upper narrow side of the server blade is marked TOP-SIDE (1).
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Server Blades
Figure 33: Final engaging of the locking mechanism
Ê Press the eject handles to enable the locking mechanism to engage fully.
Removing the Server Blade
The server blade is removed in the same way as the dummy module (see
“Removing the Dummy Module” on page 74).
V CAUTION!
Read the safety information and the information on handling electrostatic-sensitive components in the section “Components With ElectrostaticSensitive Devices” on page 25.
When you remove the server blade and do not replace it with a new one, you
must insert a dummy module in the empty slot. Make sure that the dummy
module engages in the slot correctly.
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Ethernet LAN I/O Blades
This chapter outlines the main features of the Ethernet LAN I/O blades available
with the PRIMERGY BX600 S3 blade server. For each switch blade it describes
the indicator and connection elements of the control and connection panel. This
chapter also describes the port assignment to the server blades and how to
install and uninstall the switch blades in the basic unit.
The information necessary for configuring and operating the various switch
blade models can be found in separate manuals, see “Related Publications” on
page 157).
The following switch blade models are available:
– Gbit Ethernet LAN Switch Blade (SB9) 6x1Gbit
– GbE Intelligent Blade Panel (IBP) 10/6
– Gbit Ethernet LAN Switch Blade (SB9) 6x1 Gbit + 2x10 Gbit
– Gbit Ethernet LAN Switch Blade (SB9F) 12x1 Gbit
– GbE Intelligent Blade Panel (IBP) 30/12
– Cisco Catalyst Blade Switch 3040
– 10 Gbit Switch Blade 10/2
– Ethernet LAN Pass-Thru-Blade
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8.1
Ethernet I/O Blades
Gbit Ethernet LAN Switch Blade (SB9)
6x1Gbit
The Gbit Ethernet LAN switch blade (SB9) 6x1Gbit supports layer 2/3/4 functionality and offers the following connections:
– 10 internal 1Gbit downlink ports to the server blades
– 6 external 1Gbit uplink ports via RJ45 connectors
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5
A
6
B
3
1
4
2
7
Figure 34: Gbit Ethernet LAN switch blade(SB9) 6x1Gbit
1-6
1 Gbit uplink LAN connectors (with two integrated LAN status LEDs each)
LED A:
LAN active indicator (bicolor LED)
Glows amber:
LED B:
80
Port link at 1 Gbit/s
Glows green:
Port link at 100 Mbit/s
Dark:
Port link at 10 Mbit/s
LAN link indicator (yellow LED)
Glows yellow:
Network link
Blinks yellow:
Network activity
Dark:
No network link or port disabled
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Ethernet Switch Blade (SB9) 6x1Gbit
Power and system indicators (green LEDs)
P:
S:
Power indicator (green LED)
Glows green:
Power enabled
Dark:
Power disabled
System indicator (green LED)
Glows green:
Selected for identification by the management blade
Blinks green:
Error occurred
The information necessary for configuring and operating the Gbit Ethernet LAN
switch blade (SB9) 6x1Gbit can be found in the manual „PRIMERGY BX Blade
Server Systems: LAN Router and Switch Blade - User Interface Description“,
see “Related Publications” on page 157).
8.2
GbE Intelligent Blade Panel (IBP) 10/6
The GbE Intelligent Blade Panel (IBP) 10/6 is a LAN connection module inbetween a pass-thru and a switch. It combines the switch advantage of cable
and port consolidation with the pass-thru advantage of working fully (VLAN)
transparent and the lack of any protocol compatibility issues. The IBP 10/6
offers the following connections:
– 10 internal 1Gbit downlink ports to the server blades
– 6 external 1Gbit uplink ports via RJ45 connectors
It provides the same control and connection panel as the Gbit Ethernet LAN
Switch Blade (SB9) 6x1Gbit.
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8.3
Ethernet I/O Blades
Gbit Ethernet LAN Switch Blade (SB9)
6x1 Gbit + 2x10 Gbit
The Gbit Ethernet LAN switch blade (SB9) 6x1 Gbit + 2x10 Gbit supports layer
2/3/4 functionality and offers the following connections:
– 10 internal 1-Gbit downlink ports to the server blades
– 6 external 1-Gbit uplink ports via RJ45 connectors
– 2 external 10-Gbit uplink ports via XFP module and corresponding fibre optic
cable and CX4 connector and corresponding copper cable.
Operating and Indicator Elements
5
8
7
A
6
B
3
1
4
2
9
Figure 35: Gbit Ethernet LAN switch blade (SB9) 6x1 Gbit + 2x10 Gbit
1-6
1 Gbit uplink LAN connectors (with two integrated LAN status LEDs each)
LED A:
LAN active indicator (bicolor LED)
Glows amber:
LED B:
7
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Port link at 1 Gbit/s
Glows green:
Port link at 100 Mbit/s
Dark:
Port link at 10 Mbit/s
LAN link indicator (yellow LED)
Glows yellow:
Network link
Glows yellow:
Network activity
Dark:
No network link or port disabled
10 Gbit XFP connector
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Ethernet Switch Blade (SB9) 6x1 Gbit + 2x10 Gbit
10 Gbit CX4 connector
9
Power, system and 10 GbE status indicators (green LEDs)
P:
S:
C:
X:
Power indicator (green LED)
Glows green:
Power enabled
Dark:
Power disabled
System indicator (green LED)
Glows green:
The switch has been selected for identification by the
management blade.
Blinks green:
Error occurred
CX4 link/active indicator (green LED)
Glows green:
CX4 network link
Blinks green:
CX4 port active
XFP link/active indicator (green LED)
Glows green:
XFP network link
Blinks green:
XFP port link
The information necessary for configuring and operating the Gbit Ethernet LAN
switch blade (SB9) 6x1 Gbit + 2x10 Gbit can be found in the manual
„PRIMERGY BX Blade Server Systems: LAN Router and Switch Blade - User
Interface Description“, see “Related Publications” on page 157).
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8.4
Ethernet I/O Blades
Gbit Ethernet LAN Switch Blade (SB9F)
12x1 Gbit
The Gbit Ethernet LAN Switch Blade (SB9F) 12 x 1 Gbit supports layer 2/3/4
functionality and offers the following connections:
– 30 internal 1-Gbit downlink ports to the server blades
– 12 external 1-Gbit uplink ports via RJ45 connectors
I The Gbit Ethernet LAN Switch Blade (SB9F) must only be installed in
slots NET1 and NET2, see figure “Slots for the LAN I/O blades” on
page 91.
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The number of ports that are available in practice depends on the
onboard LAN controllers of the installed server blades.
11
9
7
5
3
1
12
10
8
6
4
2
13
Figure 36: Gbit Ethernet LAN Switch Blade (SB9F) 12 x 1Gbit
1-12 1-Gbit uplink LAN connectors (with two integrated LAN status LEDs each)
LED A:
LAN transfer rate (bicolor LED)
Glows orange:
LED B:
84
Port link at 1 Gbit/s
Glows green:
Port link at 100 Mbit/s
Dark:
Port link at 10 Mbit/s
LAN link indicator (yellow LED)
Glows yellow:
Network link
Blinks yellow:
Network link activity
Dark:
No network link or port disabled
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Power and system indicator
P:
S:
8.5
Power indicator (green LED)
Glows green:
Power enabled
Dark:
Power disabled
System indicator (green LED)
Glows green:
ID indicator was enabled via the management blade
Blinks green:
Error occurred
GbE Intelligent Blade Panel (IBP) 30/12
The GbE Intelligent Blade Panel (IBP) 30/12 is a LAN connection module inbetween a pass-thru and a switch. It combines the switch advantage of cable
and port consolidation with the pass-thru advantage of working fully (VLAN)
transparent and the lack of any protocol compatibility issues. The IBP 30/12
offers the following connections:
– 30 internal 1Gbit downlink ports to the server blades
– 12 external 1Gbit uplink ports via RJ45 connectors
It provides the same control and connection panel as the Gbit Ethernet LAN
Switch Blade (SB9F) 12x1 Gbit.
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8.6
Ethernet I/O Blades
Cisco Catalyst Blade Switch 3040
The Cisco Catalyst Blade Switch 3040 provides the following features:
–
–
–
–
10 internal 1Gbit downlink ports to the server blades
1 console port
2 external 10/100/1000BASE-T copper Gigabit Ethernet uplink ports
4 external small form-factor pluggable (SFP) module uplink ports that
support 1000BASE-SX fiber and 10/100/1000BASE-T copper (only Cisco
SFP modules are supported)
Operating and Indicator Elements
1
2
3
4
6
5
7
Figure 37: Cisco Catalyst Blade Switch 3040
1
Console port
2
Console port indicator (bicolor LED)
3
Dark:
The bootloader is initializing.
Glows green:
The blade switch console port is active.
Glows amber:
The blade switch console port is inactive; the management
blade/backplane console is active.
Glows green or
amber
Cisco IOS is operating normally.
System status/ID indicator (green LED)
Glows green: ID-
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4
Gigabit Ethernet ports
5
Gigabit Ethernet port indicators (bicolor LEDs)
Dark:
No link established.
Glows green:
Link established but no activity.
Blinks green:
Traffic on an established link.
Glows amber:
Port disabled, either error or STP1 disabled.
Glows green or
amber
Link fault.
6
SFP module ports
7
SFP module port indicators (bicolor LEDs)
Dark:
No link established.
Glows green:
Link established but no activity.
Blinks green:
Traffic on an established link.
Glows amber:
Port disabled, either error or STP1 disabled.
Glows green or
amber
Link fault.
The information necessary for configuring and operating the Cisco Catalyst
Blade Switch 3040 can be found in the manual „PRIMERGY BX Blade Server
Systems: Cisco Catalyst Blade Switch 3040“, see “Related Publications” on
page 157).
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10 Gbit Switch Blade 10/2
8.7
Ethernet I/O Blades
10 Gbit Switch Blade 10/2
The 10 Gbit switch blade 10/2 is designed to transport all blade server I/O,
including network and storage, between the server blades and their associated
I/O devices. The 10 Gbit switch blade 10/2 provides the following features:
– 10 internal 10 Gbit/s ports to the server blades
– 2 external 10 Gbit/s ports with optional X2 transceiver modules for Fiber
optical or CX4 copper cable
– 1 console port
V CAUTION!
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●
You may install 10 Gbit switch blades 10/2 only in slots NET3 and
NET4 of the basic unit, see figure “Slots for the LAN I/O blades” on
page 91.
●
The 10 Gbit switch blade 10/2 only supports server blades with a
10 GbE daughter card installed. 10 GbE daughter cards can be
installed in server blades BX620 as of version S3 and BX630 as of
version S2.
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Operating and Indicator Elements
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Figure 38: 10 Gbit Switch Blade 10/2
1
1
3,4
5
Left CX4 port indicator (green LED)
Glows:
CX4 link established
Blinks:
CX4 link active
Right CX4 port indicator (green LED)
Glows:
CX4 link established
Blinks:
CX4 link active
CX4 ports
Console port link indicator (green LED)
Glows:
6
7
8
Link available
Console port active indicator (amber LED)
Dark:
1 Gbit/s link available
Glows:
100 Mbit/s link available
Blinks:
Link active
Power indicator (amber LED)
Dark:
Power enabled
Glows:
Power disabled
ID indicator (green LED)
Glows:
Switch blade is operating
Blinks:
The switch blade has been selected for identification by the management blade.
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8.8
Ethernet I/O Blades
Ethernet LAN Pass-Thru-Blade
The Ethernet LAN Pass-Thru-Blade provides ten RJ45 ports for direct (“passthru”) connections to the server blades.
Control and Connection Panel
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9
7
5
3
10
8
6
4
b
1
2
a
b
Figure 39: Control and connection panel of the Ethernet LAN Pass-Thru-Blade
The following display and control elements are available:
1 ... 10 RJ45 connectors
The RJ45 connectors are assigned to the server blades in accordance
with their numbering (for server blade slot numbering see figure 29 on
page 73).
a
b
LAN activity indicator (orange LED)
Blinks
amber:
Active LAN connection
Dark
Inactive LAN connection
LAN connection indicator (green LED)
Lights green: LAN connection available
Dark
90
No LAN connection
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Port Assignment
Port Assignment of the LAN Switch Blades
For each of the ten server blade slots, connections to a maximum of 6 ports of
the onboard LAN controller and to 2 ports of the optional Gigabit Ethernet
daughter card are available in the BX600 S3 basic unit. With 4-way
server blades, the number of connections increases accordingly.
The LAN I/O blade in the NET1 slot is connected to port A of the onboard LAN
controller of the installed server blades. The LAN I/O blade in slot NET2 is
connected to port B of the onboard LAN controller. In the same way, the LAN
I/O blades in slots NET3 and NET4 are connected to port A and B of the gigabit
Ethernet daughter cards.
NET2
NET1
NET4
NET3
Figure 40: Slots for the LAN I/O blades
The installation of two LAN I/O blade in NET1 and NET2 (or NET3 and NET4)
enables redundant LAN connections to be provided for the relevant LAN controllers of the server blades.
V CAUTION
●
LAN switch blades must always be installed in slots NET1 and NET3
first. This ensures that port A of the relevant LAN controller is
connected if redundant LAN connections are not used.
●
To provide fibre channel functionality, fibre channel I/O blades must
be installed in slot NET3 and/or slot NET4, see page 101.
Asynchronous balanced mode of Ethernet I/O blades and fibre
channel I/O blades in slots NET3 and NET4 is not permitted.
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The configuration examples below show the assignment of the onboard LAN
controller ports to the LAN I/O blades in slots NET1 and NET2. The port assignment for the gigabit Ethernet daughter cards to the LAN I/O blade ports in slots
NET3 and NET4 takes place accordingly.
Configuration with Ten 2-way Server Blades, each with Two Onboard LAN
Ports
The following figure illustrates the assignment of the I/O blades to the LAN ports
of the server blades in a configuration with ten 2-way server blades.
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I/O blade NET1
I/O blade NET2
Server blade 7
Server blade 6
Server blade 5
Server blade 4
Server blade 3
Server blade 2
Server blade 1
Server blade 10
Server blade 8
A B A B A B A B A B A B A B A B A B A B
Server blade 9
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Figure 41: LAN port assignment with ten 2-way server blades
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Configuration with Ten 2-way Server Blades, each with 6 Onboard LAN
Ports
In a configuration with Gbit Ethernet LAN Switch Blades (SB9F) 12 x 1 Gbit and
BX620 S4 server blades, you can implement a total of 30 redundant connections to the onboard LAN controllers of the server blades. The following figure
illustrates the port assignment for this type of server blade configuration.
Switch Blade SB9F
NET2
Switch Blade SB9F
NET1
A
B
NIC 1
A
B
NIC 2
A
B
NIC 3
BX620 S4
Figure 42: LAN port assignment with Switch Blade SB97 – BX620 S4 Server Blade
I The Gbit Ethernet LAN Switch Blade (SB9F) 12 x 1 Gbit must only be
installed in slots NET1 and NET2.
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Configuration with Five 4-way Server Blades
The following figure illustrates the assignment of the switch blades to the LAN
ports of the server blades in a configuration with five 4-way server blades.
I/O blade 1
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I/O blade 2
A B A B A B A B A B A B A B A B A B A B
Server
blade 5
Server
blade 1
Server
blade 2
Server
blade 3
Server
blade 4
Figure 43: LAN port assignment with five 4-way server blades
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Configuration with a Combination of 2-way and 4-way Server Blades
The following figure illustrates the assignment of the I/O blades to the LAN ports
of the server blades in a configuration with two 4-way server blades and six 2way server blades.
I/O blade 1
I/O blade 2
2-way
server blade 4
2-way
server blade 3
4-way
server
blade 2
2-way
server blade 2
4-way
server
blade 1
2-way
server blade 1
2-way
server blade 6
2-way
server blade 5
A B A B A B A B A B A B A B A B A B A B
Figure 44: LAN port assignment with 4-way and 2-way server blades
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8.10
Ethernet I/O Blades
Installing an I/O Blade
V CAUTION!
●
Read the safety information and the information on handling electrostatic-sensitive components in the section “Components With Electrostatic-Sensitive Devices” on page 25.
●
I/O blades must always be installed in slots NET1 and NET3 first (see
page 91).
Removing the Dummy Module
All unoccupied slots in the basic unit are fitted with dummy modules to ensure
that the electromagnetic emission properties of the system are observed and
that the system components are properly cooled.
If you wish to install an I/O blade, you must first remove the dummy module from
the corresponding slot.
Figure 45: Unlocking the handle
Ê Press the spring (1) on the underside of the handle (a) to unlock it.
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Installing an I/O Blade
Figure 46: Disengaging the dummy module
Ê Swing the handle (a) in the direction of the arrow (2) until the locking
mechanism of the dummy module disengages.
Figure 47: Removing the dummy module
Ê Remove the dummy module from the slot (2).
V CAUTION!
Keep the dummy module for future use. If you remove the I/O blade and
do not replace it with a new one, you must reinstall the dummy module.
Installation is the same as for the I/O blade (see “Inserting the I/O Blade” on
page 98).
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Inserting the I/O Blade
V CAUTION!
Read the safety information and the information on handling electrostatic-sensitive components in the section “Components With Electrostatic-Sensitive Devices” on page 25.
Ê Remove the I/O blade from its package.
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Figure 48: Disengaging the I/O blade
Ê Disengage the locking mechanism of the I/O blade by swinging the handle
in the direction of the arrow.
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Installing an I/O Blade
Figure 49: Inserting the I/O blade (a = green touch point)
Ê Push (1) the I/O blade as far as possible into the desired slot (here slot 2).
Ê Swing up (2) the eject handle (a) of the I/O blade until the locking
mechanism of the I/O blade engages.
Removing the I/O Blade
The I/O blade is removed in the same way as the dummy module (see
“Removing the Dummy Module” on page 96).
V CAUTION!
Read the safety information and the information on handling electrostatic-sensitive components in the section “Components With Electrostatic-Sensitive Devices” on page 25.
If you remove the I/O blade and do not replace it with a new one, you must insert
a dummy module in the empty slot to ensure cooling, to comply with the applicable EMC regulations (regulations on electromagnetic compatibility) and for
fire protection.
Make sure that the dummy module engages in the slot correctly.
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Fibre Channel I/O Blades
This chapter describes the Fibre Channel I/O blades that are available for the
PRIMERGY BX600 S3 blade server. It outlines the most important features and
the external ports of the individual I/O blades, the internal port assignment to
the server blades and how to install and uninstall the server blades in the basic
unit.
The PRIMERGY BX600 S3 basic unit can be fitted with two FC I/O blades.
The slots for FC I/O blades are located on the back of the basic unit (NET3 and
NET4 in figure 57 on page 109). For the assignment of the Fibre Channel ports
of the server blades to the FC I/O blades, see section “Port Assignment” on
page 109.
The configuration and operation of the I/O blades is documented in separate
manuals (see “Related Publications” on page 157).
The following Fibre Channel I/O blades are available:
– 4/4 Gbit Fibre Channel Switch Blade (Brocade SilkWorm 4016 4D)
– 2/4 Gbit Fibre Channel Switch Blade (Brocade SilkWorm 4016)
– 2 Gbit Fibre Channel Pass-Thru Blade
– 4 Gbit Fibre Channel Pass-Thru Blade
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9.1
Fibre Channel I/O Blades
4/4 Gbit Fibre Channel Switch Blade
(Brocade SilkWorm 4016 4D)
For the connection between the server blades and the SAN, you can install the
4/4 Gbit Fibre Channel Switch Blade (Brocade SilkWorm 4016 4D) in the
PRIMERGY BX600 S3 basic unit. It offers a maximum of ten internal fabric
ports to the server blades and a maximum of six external fabric ports for a fast
and reliable connection to a SAN. The 4/4 Gbit Fibre Channel Switch Blade
offers transfer rates of 4 Gbit/s via the internal and external ports. A
10/100 Mbit/s RJ45 connector is available for administering the 4/4 Gbit Fibre
Channel Switch Blade via a LAN.
The operating system of the 4/4 Gbit Fibre Channel Switch Blade offers the full
functionality of Brocade Fabric OS 5.0.4, the joint software platform for Brocade
Fibre Channel switches. The FC switch blade is administered via the Fabric
Watch and Advanced Web Tools from Brocade.
I The 4/4 Gbit Fibre Channel Switch Blade only supports server blades
that are fitted with a 4-Gbit Fibre Channel I/O module (PCIe daughter
card).
Figure 50: 4/4 Gbit Fibre Channel Switch Blade (Brocade SilkWorm 4016 4D)
I In addition to the 16-port variant, a model with 12 dynamically assignable
ports is available (e.g. 4 external and 8 internal ports). You can upgrade
this model to a 16-port variant later.
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4/4 Gbit FC Switch Blade SW4016 4D
Control and Connection Panel
3
4
5
6
7
8 9
2
1
Figure 51: Control and connection panel of the 4/4 Gbit Fibre Channel Switch Blade
1
External FC connection (6x)
socket for LWL or SWL FC SFP module (see section “Fibre Channel SFP Module” on
page 107).
2
RJ45 LAN connection
with two integrated status LEDs (see items 6 and 7)
3
FC switch blade voltage status display (green LED)
lights up when the basic unit is switched on (12 V input voltage present).
4
FC switch blade status display (2-color LED)
Dark:
FC switch blade is not operating
Lights green:
FC switch blade is operating
Lights amber:
Boot phase; one or more ports are off-line
Blinks amber/green:
Warning: a fault has occurred.
I The LED might also blink while testing.
5
Management blade display (2-color LED)
Lights up when the FC switch blade is being controlled directly via the management
blade user interface.
6
LAN speed display (green LED)
Dark:
LAN transfer rate 10 Mbit/s
Lights green:
LAN transfer rate 100 Mbit/s
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7
8
Fibre Channel I/O Blades
LAN activity indicator of the FC switch blade (amber LED)
Dark:
No connection
Lights:
LAN connection is available
Blinks:
Data transport
Status display of ext. FC ports (2-color LED)
Dark:
No signal reception
Flickers green:
FC port on-line, data transport
Blinks green:
–
–
Lights amber:
Signal reception, but not on-line
Blinks amber:
slow (~ 2 sec. intervals): FC port disabled.
slow: FC port on-line, but segmented.
fast: internal loop
fast (~ 0.5 sec. interval): FC port faulty
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Speed display of ext. FC port (2-color LED)
Dark:
FC transfer rate 1Gbit/s
Lights green:
FC transfer rate 2Gbit/s
Lights amber:
FC transfer rate 4Gbit/s
2/4 Gbit Fibre Channel Switch Blade
(Brocade SilkWorm 4016)
The 2/4 Gbit Fibre Channel Switch Blade (Brocade SilkWorm 4016) differs from
the 4/4 Gbit Fibre Channel Switch Blade in the maximum possible transfer rates.
It offers transfer rates of 2 Gbit/s via the internal ports to the server blades, and
4 Gbit/s via the external ports.
The 2/4 Gbit Fibre Channel Switch Blade has the same control and connection
panel as the 4/4 Gbit Fibre Channel Switch Blade, see page 103.
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9.3
2 Gbit FC Pass-Thru Blade
2 Gbit Fibre Channel Pass-Thru Blade
The 2 Gbit Fibre Channel pass-thru blade provides 10 ports for the bypass
connection between server blade FC daughter boards and optical transceivers
for serial FC I/O and general-purpose I/O signals. The 2 Gbit FC pass-thru
blade features 2 Gbit/sec Fibre Channel speed.
FC pass-thru blade
SFP module
Figure 52: Fibre Channel pass-thru blade
The PRIMERGY BX600 S3 basic unit can be fitted with one or two FC pass-thru
blades. The slots for these blades are on the back of the system unit (NET 3 and
NET4 in figure 57 on page 109). If Fibre Channel functionality is to be available
for one or more server blades, at least one FC pass-thru blade or FC switch
blade must be installed. The assignment of the Fibre Channel channels is
described in section “Port Assignment” on page 109.
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4 Gbit FC Pass-Thru Blade
Fibre Channel I/O Blades
Control and Connection Panel
a
9
b
7
10
5
8
3
6
1
4
2
Figure 53: Fibre Channel pass-thru blade control and connection panel
The following indicator and connection elements are provided:
a
Fibre Channel link indicator (amber LED)
b
Fibre Channel active indicator (green LED)
c
Fibre Channel SFP connector
Slot for Fibre Channel SFP module (see page 107). The slot numbers are assigned to
the server blade slots on the front of the BX600 S3 system (see figure 28 on page 72).
The following table shows the conditions of the Fibre Channel ports indicated by
the LEDs.
Fibre Channel condition
a
b
Power ON
ON
ON
Fibre Channel is online
OFF
ON
Signal acquired
ON
OFF
Blinks
ON
Loss off synchronization
9.4
4 Gbit Fibre Channel Pass-Thru Blade
The 4 Gbit Fibre Channel pass-thru blade features 4 Gbit/sec Fibre Channel
speed. It provides the same control and connection panel as the 2 Gbit Fibre
Channel pass-thru blade, see above.
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9.5
Fibre Channel SFP Module
Fibre Channel SFP Module
A Fibre Channel SFP module is required to connect an FC pass-thru blade port
to a Fibre Channel cable. If no cable is plugged in, the SFP module slots must
be fitted with a safety plug as shown in the figure below.
Figure 54: Fibre Channel SFP connector
Inserting a Fibre Channel SFP module
For each server blade connected via Fibre Channel, SFP modules must be
plugged into the appropriate FC pass-thru blade slots. For information on the
port assignment see section “Port Assignment” on page 109.
Figure 55: Inserting an SFP module
Ê Push the SFP with the label facing upward into the slot assigned to the
server blade to be connected.
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Fibre Channel I/O Blades
Removing an SFP Module
Figure 56: Removing an SFP module
Ê Swivel the locking clip in the direction of the arrow (1) to disengage the
locking mechanism of the SFP module and pull it out of the slot (2).
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9.6
Port Assignment
Port Assignment
Slots NET3 and NET4 on the back of the basic unit can be fitted with Fibre
Channel I/O blades. The Fibre Channel I/O blade in the NET3 slot is connected
to port A of the installed Fibre Channel daughter cards. The Fibre Channel I/O
blade in the NET4 slot is connected to port B of the installed Fibre Channel
daughter cards.
NET4
NET3
Figure 57: Slots for Fibre Channel I/O blades
The installation of two FC switch blades enables redundant Fibre Channel connections to be provided for the server blades.
V CAUTION!
●
FC switch blades must always be installed in slot NET3 first. This
ensures that port A of the FC daughter cards is connected if
redundant Fibre Channel connections are not used.
●
If Gigabit Ethernet daughter cards are installed in the server blades,
LAN switch blades (see page 79) or Ethernet pass-thru blades (see
page 90) must be installed in slots NET3 and NET4.
Simultaneous operation of Ethernet blades and Fibre Channel blades
in slots NET3 and NET4 is not permitted.
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The configuration examples below show the assignment of the FC daughter
card ports to the Fibre Channel I/O blades in slots NET3 and NET4.
Configuration with Ten 2-way Server Blades
The illustration below shows the assignment of Fibre Channel I/O blades to the
fabric ports of the server blades in a configuration with ten 2-way server blades.
FC I/O Blade NET3
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FC I/O Blade NET4
Server blade 7
Server blade 6
Server blade 5
Server blade 4
Server blade 3
Server blade 2
Server blade 1
Server blade 10
Server blade 8
A B A B A B A B A B A B A B A B A B A B
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Figure 58: Fabric port assignment with 2-way server blades
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Configuration with Five 4-way Server Blades
Because a 4-way server blade occupies two slots in the blade server chassis,
there are four connections for four Fibre Channel ports available for a 4-way
server blade. To use these connections, two FC daughter boards must be
installed on the 4-way server blade (see manual for the relevant server blade
type).
The following figure illustrates the assignment of the FC pass-thru blades to the
Fibre Channel ports of the server blades in a configuration with five 4-way
server blades when two FC pass-thru blades and, in each 4-way server blade,
two FC daughter boards are installed in the back of the server.
FC I/O blade NET3
FC I/O blade NET4
A B A B A B A B A B A B A B A B A B A B
Server
Blade 5
Server
Blade 1
Server
Blade 2
Server
Blade 3
Server
Blade 4
Figure 59: Fabric port assignment with five 4-way server blades
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9.7
Fibre Channel I/O Blades
FC I/O Blade Installation
V CAUTION
●
Fibre Channel I/O blades must always be installed in slot NET3 first
(see page 109).
The installation and removal of FC switch blades takes place in the same way
as the installation of Ethernet LAN I/O blades (see section “Installing an
I/O Blade” on page 96).
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Management Blade
The PRIMERGY BX600 S3 basic unit accommodates two hot-swappable,
redundant management blades with an integrated management solution for
complete remote administration of the system.
I The management blades provide convenient user interfaces: A web
interface is available as well as a console menu interface using the Telnet
protocol. For a detailed description please see the manual “RemoteView
Management Blade - User Interface Description”.
The management blades have separate, 10/100 MB LAN connections to
maintain accessibility to the system even with the standard traffic network connections down.
The slots for the management blades are located on the rear of the basic unit
(figure 60).
Management blade 2
Management blade 1
Figure 60: Management blade slots
I Important note:
Management blades to be used in the PRIMERGY BX600 S3 basic unit
must have order number A3C40073243. Compatibility with the S1 model
management blade used in the PRIMERGY BX600 basic unit is not
provided.
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10.1
Management Blade
Control and Connection Panel
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Figure 61: Management blade control and connection panel
The following indicator and connection elements are provided:
1
Serial port connector
Standard serial port, management communication port.
2
LAN connector (with two integrated LAN status LEDs (see next
positions 3 and 4))
LAN port, RJ45, 10/100 MB management LAN.
3
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LAN link indicator (green LED)
Lights green:
The LAN is linked.
Blinks green:
Boot up power ready indicator.
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4
Control and Connection Panel
LAN active indicator (amber LED)
Lights amber: The LAN is active.
Blinks amber: Boot up power ready indicator.
5
I2C connector
Proprietary I2C (IPMI) connector for Fujitsu Technology Solutions service
applications.
6
Failure indicator (amber LED)
Dark:
This management blade is OK (see table below).
Lights amber: If only one management blade is present: this blade has
failed (see table below).
Blinks amber
(2 sec.):
7
Management blade is running in power up mode (generating heart beat for master/slave selection).
Master indicator (green LED)
Unlit:
This management blade is a slave (standby), backup of
the master management blade (see table below).
Lights green:
This management blade is the master, responsible for
the entire system management (see table below).
Blinks green:
This management blade is in special mode
The following table shows the conditions of the management blades indicated
by the interaction of master indicator and failure indicator LEDs.
Management blade condition
Master indicator
(green LED)
Failure indicator
(amber LED)
ON
OFF
ON (Master)
OFF (Slave)
OFF
One management blade is
installed and hangs up
ON
ON
Two management blades are
installed and both hang up
ON
ON
One management blade is
installed and alive
Two management blades are
installed
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10.2
Management Blade
Exchanging a Management Blade
V CAUTION!
Read the safety information and the information on handling electrostatic-sensitive components in the section “Components With ElectrostaticSensitive Devices” on page 25.
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Figure 62: Disengaging the management blade
Ê Press the spring on the underside of the eject handle to unlock it.
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Exchanging a Management Blade
Figure 63: Disengaging the management blade
Ê Swing the eject handle of the management blade in the direction of the arrow
until the locking mechanism disengages and the blade is ejected a few centimeters.
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Exchanging a Management Blade
Figure 64: Removing the management blade
Ê Remove the management blade from the slot.
V CAUTION!
Both management blades must always be plugged in to ensure cooling,
to comply with the applicable EMC regulations (regulations on electromagnetic compatibility) and for fire protection.
The management blade is inserted by following these instructions in reverse
order.
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KVM Blade
For administering the server blades, the PRIMERGY BX600 S3 basic unit offers
a KVM blade, which allows the individual server blades to be connected to a
console.
KVM blade
Figure 65: Position of the KVM blade
The following models are available:
– KVM blade (standard version)
– Adv. KVM blade
– Digital KVM blade
11.1
KVM Blade (Standard Version)
The standard KVM blade allows a monitor, PS2 keyboard and PS2 mouse to be
connected for local administration of the server blades. This requires a special
cable (see figure 10 on page 43). The server blade is assigned to the KVM
blade by pressing the KVM button on the control panel of the server blade to be
administered.
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Control Panel of the KVM Blade (Standard Version)
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KVM Blade (Standard Version)
1 2
3
Figure 66: KVM blade
1
Rear ID button
When you press the ID button, the ID LEDs on the control panel on the
front of the server blade and on the KVM blade are switched on or off.
The ID LEDs on the KVM blade and on the control panel of the blade
server are synchronized.
2
ID/error LED (green LED)
Glows green: The ID button on the KVM blade or the ID button on the
control panel at the front of the blade server was pressed
to identify the system.
Pressing one of the two ID buttons again deactivates the
ID LED.
Blinks green: Checksum error: System error.
3
KVM connector
Allows a VGA monitor, PS2 keyboard and PS2 mouse to be connected
via a special cable (see figure 10 on page 43).
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Adv. KVM Blade
Adv. KVM Blade
The adv. KVM blade offers the same functionality as the standard version of the
KVM blade plus a LAN port for connecting a Web-based console with the
following features:
– Console emulation in graphics mode
– Makes the CD-ROM drive of the client PC available as a virtual USB 1.1/2.0
CD-ROM drive with boot option.
– Makes the floppy disk drive of the client PC available as a virtual USB 1.1/2.0
floppy disk drive with boot option.
– Software-controlled server blade selection
– Password-protected user authentication
The IP address of the adv. KVM blade is configured and the Web-based console
(Global View) is invoked via the Web interface of the management blade. For
more information on the adv. KVM blade see the manual "PRIMERGY BX Blade
Server Systems: RemoteView Management Blade - User Interface Description".
Control Panel of the Adv. KVM Blade
5
6
1
2
3
4
Figure 67: Adv. KVM blade
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1
KVM Blade
Rear ID button
If you press the ID button, the ID LED on the rear lights up. The front and
the rear ID LEDs are synchronized.
2
Rear ID/error LED (green LED)
Glows green:
The system has been selected for identification by
pressing the front or rear ID button (LED glows).
Press one of the ID buttons to deactivate the ID LED.
Blinks green:
3
Checksum error: System error.
KVM connector
Supports the connection of a VGA monitor, PS2 keyboard and PS2
mouse via a special cable (see figure 10 on page 43).
4
LAN connection (with two integrated LAN status LEDs (see the
following items 5 and 6))
LAN port, RJ45, 10/100 Mbit/s.
5
6
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LAN activity indicator (green LED)
Dark:
LAN connection not active.
Blinks green:
Active LAN connection.
LAN connection indicator (orange LED)
Dark:
No connection.
Glows:
LAN connection available.
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Digital KVM Blade
Digital KVM Blade
The digital KVM blade offers the same functionality as the standard version of
the KVM blade plus a LAN port for connecting a Web-based console with the
following features:
– Console emulation in graphics mode
– Makes the CD-ROM drive of the client PC available as a virtual USB 1.1/2.0
CD-ROM drive with boot option.
– Makes the floppy disk drive of the client PC available as a virtual USB 1.1/2.0
floppy disk drive with boot option.
– Software-controlled server blade selection
– Password-protected user authentication
You can also connect cables from the BX600 digital KVM switch to a KVM
appliance such as the Fujitsu Technology Solutions s3-1621 Console Switch.
This capability allows you to create large combinations of servers and switches
that you can manage from a common access point or over your IP network.
The IP address of the Digital KVM blade is configured and the Web-based
console is invoked via the Web-based interface of the management blade. For
more information on the digital KVM blade, see the separate manuals listed in
“Related Publications” on page 157".
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Digital KVM Blade
KVM Blade
Control panel of the digital KVM blade
1
2
3
4
Figure 68: Digital KVM blade
1
LAN connection
LAN port, RJ45, 10/100 Mbit/s.
2
2
LED A:
LAN transfer rate indicator
LED B:
LAN link indicator
Power indicator
Glows:
Power enabled
Blinks:
Power disabled
KVM connection
Offers support for VGA and PS2 keyboard and mouse via a special
cable (see figure 10 on page 43) or for the connection to an external
console switch.
4
124
ID indicator
Glows:
The system has been selected for identification by
pressing the front or rear ID button.
Blinks:
System failure
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Power Supply Concept
In the basic configuration, the PRIMERGY BX600 S3 basic unit contains two
hot swap power supply units (PSU1 and PSU2 in figure 69). The power supply
units adapt automatically to any voltage within the range 200 V - 240 V.
PSU4
PSU3
PSU2
PSU1
Figure 69: PRIMERGY BX600 S3 basic unit: power supply units
To provide a redundant power supply, a third or fourth power supply unit can be
installed (PSU3 and PSU4 in figure 69).
If one of the four power units fails, the other two/three units will ensure the unit
continues to operate normally. The defective power supply unit can be replaced
while the unit is still running (hot swap).
I Please make sure that each of the power supply units is connected to a
different phase. This will provide you with additional phase redundancy
for high availability configurations. If one phase has failed, the power
supply units connected to the other phases keep active. You can get full
phase redundancy with up to three power supply units. With four power
supply units, two of them are to be connected to one phase (see also
“Related Publications” on page 157).
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Notes on power cabling
Power Supply Concept
Phase redundancy is possible in regions, where a single phase provides
200 - 240V; in other regions with lower single phase voltage, two phases
must be coupled and complete phase redundancy thus is not possible.
The unoccupied PSU slots are fitted with dummy modules to ensure that the
electromagnetic emission properties of the system are observed and that the
system components are properly cooled.
12.1
Notes on power cabling
Due to the high power requirements of the BX600 S3 blade server, you must be
careful when arranging the power cabling. Be sure to take into account local
conditions such as mains voltage and UPS solution.
The configuration examples below illustrate different power cabling options for
a BX600 S3 basic unit fitted with four power supply units.
Single basic unit with a single phase input
Phase 1
Figure 70: Basic unit with a single phase input
This is the simplest of the configuration options. All 4 power supply units are
connected to the same phase. This would require a single phase providing sufficient power.
This power cabling option does not provide phase redundancy and therefore is
not recommended.
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Single basic unit with a 3-phase input
Phase 1
Phase 2
Phase 3
Figure 71: Single basic unit with a 3-phase input
This power cabling option provides you with additional phase redundancy for
high-availability configurations. If one phase fails, the power supply units
connected to the other phases remain active. You can get full phase redundancy
with up to three power supply units. You should therefore connect the redundant
power supply units PSU3 and PSU4 to one phase.
This power cabling option is recommended if high availability is required and a
connection via UPS is not possible.
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UPS
Single-phase
or
3-phase input
Figure 72: Single basic unit with a single UPS
A fully equipped BX600 S3 basic unit populated with four power supply units
requires approximately 5120 Watts (power factor 0.96). Therefore you need a
UPS with sufficient output to power a BX600 S3 basic unit.
I Alternatively, you can connect the redundant power supply units (PSU3
and PSU4) directly to the mains.
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Single basic unit with two UPSs
UPS
UPS
Single-phase
or
3-phase input
Figure 73: Single basic unit with two UPSs
If you need higher availibility, you can connect a single BX600 S3 basic unit to
two UPS devices. In this case you must take into account that each UPS must
provide approximately 5120 Watts to power the basic unit, even if the mains
supply and one UPS were to fail.
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UPS
UPS
Single-phase
or
3-phase input
Figure 74: Two basic units with two UPSs
You can connect two basic units to two UPS devices as shown in figure 74. In
this case you must take into account that each UPS must provide approximately
10240 Watts to power both basic units, if required. Therefore each UPS must
provide sufficient power. You will also need to make sure that the alert
mechanism of both UPS solutions notifies both servers in the event of a failure.
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12.2
Power Supply Units
Power Supply Units
The power supply units (PSU) are directly accessible at the rear of the system
(figure 69 on page 125):
The power supply unit can communicate with the system service processor via
an internal management interface (IIC bus). The PSU part number, FRU data,
barcode number, manufacturer ID, and fault data are stored in a VPD EEPROM
module and can be recalled via the IIC bus. The PSU status can be displayed
in the server management software ServerView.
Each power supply unit has a large fan on the front (A) and two smaller fans on
the rear (B) that provide air cooling for the system (see figure 75 below).
B
A
front
B
rear
Figure 75: PSU: Fans
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1 2 3
Figure 76: Power supply unit: LEDs
There are three LED displays on the front of the unit to allow the status of the
power supply unit to be monitored.
1
On/off display (green LED)
Lights up when the PRIMERGY BX600 S3 basic unit is switched on.
2
!
3
Fault display (amber LED)
Lights up if a fault occurs on the power supply unit or if a fan1 fails.
Mains power supply display (green LED)
Lights up when the mains connection is re-established.
1
If the large fan on the front fails, the power supply unit switches off. If one of the small fans on
the rear fails, the power supply unit continues to run. See figure 76 for the location of the power
supply unit fans.
When the basic unit is operating normally, LEDs 1 and 3 will be on all the time
and LED 2 will be off. If LED 2 signals a fault by lighting up, the power supply
unit affected must be replaced as soon as possible. This can be done while the
basic unit is still running (see page 133).
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12.2.1 Replacing a Power Supply Unit
If a power unit fails, the front orange ID LED blinks in the system unit operator
panel. The defective power unit can be replaced while the basic unit is still
running.
V CAUTION
Do not, under any circumstances, remove a fan module if a power
supply unit fails!
The 2100 W power supply unit is not downwardly compatible. It may only
be used in the S2 variant of the PRIMERGY BX600 basic unit.
If a system fault occurs and the front ID LED/fault LED blinks, the fault
must be remedied before additional components can be removed or
added.
To ensure continuous air circulation through the chassis, the slots for the
power supply units must not be left empty and/or open for more than five
minutes when the system is running. Components may be damaged if
this five minute limit is exceeded.
Ê Check the FAN LED of the power supply units on the back of the system (see
figure 76 on page 132) to determine which power supply unit is defective.
Ê First disconnect the power supply cable of the defective PSU from the
mains.
Ê Remove the power supply cable from the insulated socket of the defective
PSU.
V CAUTION!
Be careful! The PSU can be very hot!
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Figure 77: Disengaging the power supply unit (a = green touch point)
Ê Press the locking button (a) to disengage the locking mechanism of the PSU
handle.
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Figure 78: Removing the power supply unit
Ê Swivel the handle completely in the direction of the arrow to unlock the PSU
from the chassis
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Figure 79: Removing the PSU
Ê Pull the PSU out of the slot.
V CAUTION!
Be careful! The PSU can be very hot!
To mount a PSU follow these instructions in reverse order.
12.2.2 Adding a Power Supply Unit
Depending on the desired configuration, the system can be upgraded with one
or two additional power supply units.
V CAUTION!
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●
Read the safety information in the chapter “Important Notes” on
page 21.
●
All unoccupied PSU slots in the blade server system are fitted with
PSU dummy modules (figure 80) to ensure that the electromagnetic
emission properties of the system are observed and that the system
components are properly cooled.
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Power Supply Units
V CAUTION!
Because of chassis airflow disruption, the power supply unit slot should
not be vacant and/or uncovered for more than five minutes when the
system power is ON. Exceeding the five-minute limit may damage components.
Each PSU dummy module includes three fans respectively.
There is one LED indicator (1 on figure 80) on the front of the PSU dummy
module for monitoring the status of built-in fans.
1
Figure 80: PSU dummy module
If you want to install an additional power supply unit, you must first remove the
PSU dummy module from the corresponding slot.
Ê Remove the PSU dummy module from the corresponding slot.
Removal/installation is the same as for the power supply unit (see section
“Replacing a Power Supply Unit” on page 133).
V CAUTION!
Keep the dummy module for future use. If you remove a power supply
unit and do not replace it with a new one, you must reinstall the
dummy module.
Ê Insert the additional power supply unit in the corresponding slot and connect
it to the mains.
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Ventilation Concept
The basic unit is kept cool by two fan units (two fans each), and the fans in the
power supply units (three fans in each PSU) and/or the fans in the PSU dummy
unit(s) (two fans in each dummy).
The fan units are accessible from the rear of the system and contain two fans
each.
FAN1
FAN2
Figure 81: PRIMERGY BX600 S3 basic unit: fan units
When a fan in a fan or power supply unit/PSU dummy module fails, the amber
front identify LED (see figure 14 on page 50) on the front panel blinks. You can
find out which unit is defective by checking the fan status via the server management software ServerView.
I Even though the system can continue operating with a defective fan, the
defective fan or power supply unit/PSU dummy module should be
replaced as soon as possible.
For how to replace a power supply unit/PSU dummy module, see section
“Replacing a Power Supply Unit” on page 133.
Due to the hot-swap architecture, replacement is also possible during operation.
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Ventilation Concept
The Fan Unit
The fan unit includes two redundant fans.
There are four LED indicators (figure 82) on the front of the fan unit for fan status
monitoring.
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The Fan Unit
Figure 82: The fan unit
Fan 1 LEDs
Fan 2 LEDs
Fan condition
1
(green)
2
(amber)
4
(green)
3
(amber)
Present and OK
ON
OFF
ON
OFF
Not present
OFF
OFF
OFF
OFF
Present and failed
ON
ON
ON
ON
Table 2: Fan unit indicators
In addition, for each fan in the unit an error LED driven by backup capacitor is
available. These two LEDs (a) are located on the top of the fan unit to indicate
the respective defective fan. The LEDs can be activated via a pushbutton (b)
after the fan unit has been removed from the chassis.
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The Fan Unit
13.1.1 Replacing the Fan Unit
V CAUTION!
If a system error has occurred and the front identify/fault LED is blinking,
the error must be resolved before any additional components are added
or removed.
Make sure that all necessary power supply units are inserted and
functioning before you remove and/or install one of the fan units!
V CAUTION!
The system can continue operating without one fan.
The defective fan must be replaced within a reasonable amount of time
(max. 2 minutes).
a
Figure 83: Disengaging the fan unit (a = green touch point)
Ê Press the locking button (green) to disengage the locking mechanism of the
unit handle.
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The Fan Unit
Figure 84: Removing the fan unit
Ê Swivel the handle completely down to disengage the locking mechanism
and pull out the rear fan unit.
To mount a fan unit, follow these instructions in the reverse order.
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The Fan Unit
13.1.2 Replacing a Fan in the Unit
Figure 85: Disengaging the fan unit (a = green touch point)
Ê Pull (1) the locking handle (green) to disengage the fan.
Ê Remove the fan from the unit (2).
To mount a fan, follow these instructions in the reverse order.
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Troubleshooting and Tips
V CAUTION!
Please note the safety instructions in the chapter “Important Notes” on
page 21.
If a fault occurs, try to correct it as described
–
–
–
–
in this chapter
in the chapters for the components installed
in the documentation for the connected devices
in the help system of the individual programs
If you do not manage to correct the problem, proceed as follows:
Ê Make a note of the steps and the circumstances that led to the fault. Also
make a note of any error messages displayed.
Ê Switch OFF the defective server blade or the system.
Ê Contact your customer service.
14.1
System Power LED Remains Unlit
The power LED (see figure 14 on page 50) remains unlit after you have
switched ON your system:
Wrongly connected power cables
Ê Make sure that the power cables are correctly connected to the system
power supply units and to the mains socket strip of the rack (see section
“Connecting the System to the Mains” on page 46).
Power supply overloaded
Ê Unplug the power cables from the insulated sockets of the power supply
units.
Ê Wait a few seconds and plug the power plugs into the insulated sockets
again.
Ê Switch ON your system.
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14.2
Front or Rear Identify/Fault LED Blinks
Amber
If the front or rear identify/fault indicator blinks amber (see section “Operating
and Indicator Elements of the Basic Unit” on page 50) one of the malfunctions
described below may have occurred in the system:
One of the power supply units fails
The PSU status LED is unlit and/or the PSU fan failure LED blinks green if there
is an error in the corresponding power supply unit, e.g. (see also figure “Power
supply unit: LEDs” on page 132):
– General failure (alert or fan #1 shutdown)
– Overtemperature (any of the fans are not working properly in the corresponding unit)
– Overcurrent
– Over- or undervoltage
– The PSU is reaching the end of its life or is operating in an environment
which exceeds the specified limits.
Ê Check the PSU status and/or fan failure LEDs to identify the defective unit
and exchange it (see section “Replacing a Power Supply Unit” on page 133).
One of the fans in the rear fan modules has failed
Even though the system can continue operating without one of the fans in the
rear fan modules, you should:
Ê Exchange the defective front fan module within a reasonable amount of time
(see section “Replacing the Fan Unit” on page 141 and section “Replacing
a Fan in the Unit” on page 143).
Switch blade fails
The failure LED of the switch blade lights up if there is a general error there.
Ê Check the switch blade failure LEDs to identify the defective unit.
Ê If the switch blade is still indicated as defective, exchange it (see section
“Installing an I/O Blade” on page 96).
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14.3
System Switches Itself OFF
Server management has detected an error
Ê In the ServerView program, check the error list or the error log file with the
SCU utility and try to eliminate the error (see manual “PRIMERGY BX Blade
Server Systems: RemoteView Management Blade - User Interface Description”).
14.4
Screen Remains Dark
Monitor is switched OFF
Ê Switch ON your monitor.
Screen has gone blank
Ê Press any key on the keyboard.
or
Ê Deactivate screen blanking (screen saver). Enter the appropriate password.
Brightness control is set to dark
Ê Set the brightness control to light. For detailed information, see the operating
manual supplied with your monitor.
Monitor power cable or data cable not connected
Ê Switch OFF the monitor.
Ê Check whether the power cable is properly connected to the monitor and to
the grounded insulated socket.
Ê Check whether the data cable is properly connected to the system and
monitor (if it is plugged in with a connector).
Ê Switch on the monitor.
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14.5
Flickering Stripes on the Monitor Screen
V CAUTION!
Switch OFF the server blade immediately.
Monitor does not support the set horizontal frequency
Ê Find out which horizontal frequency your monitor screen supports. You will
find the horizontal frequency (also known as the line frequency or horizontal
deflection frequency) in the documentation for your monitor.
Ê For how to set the correct horizontal frequency for your monitor, refer to the
documentation for your operating system or the software for your screen
controller and follow the procedure accordingly.
14.6
No Screen Display or Display Drifts
Wrong horizontal frequency or resolution selected (for the monitor or for
the application program)
Ê Find out which horizontal frequency your monitor supports. You will find the
horizontal frequency (also known as line frequency or horizontal deflection
frequency) in the documentation for your monitor.
Ê For how to set the correct horizontal frequency for your monitor, refer to the
documentation for your operating system or the software for your screen
controller and follow the procedure accordingly.
14.7
No Mouse Pointer Displayed On the Screen
Mouse driver not loaded
Ê Check whether the mouse driver is properly installed and activated. Information on the mouse driver can be found in the documentation for the mouse,
the operating system or the application program.
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14.8
Floppy Disk Cannot Be Read/Written
Ê Check whether the write protection of the floppy disk is activated.
Ê Check the entry for the floppy disk drive in the BIOS Setup for the corresponding server blade.
Ê Check the BIOS Setup for the corresponding server blade to see whether
the floppy disk drive controller and write permission are enabled.
14.9
Time and Date Are Not Correct
Ê Set the time and/or date in the operating system or in the BIOS Setup for the
corresponding server blade.
I If the time and date are repeatedly wrong when you switch on your server
blade, you must change the lithium battery (see the manual for the
relevant server blade type).
14.10 Server Blade Does Not Boot
The server blade does not boot after a defective hard disk drive has been
replaced
Incorrect SCSI configuration (onboard SCSI HostRAID controller)
Ê In the SCSI configuration menu, check the settings for the hard disk drives
(SCSI Device Configuration) and the additional settings (Advanced Configuration Options).
14.11 Defective Drive
Drives are identified as dead on system start
The configuration of the RAID controller is wrong.
Ê Check and correct the settings for the drives using the utility for the RAID
controller.
For more details, see the manual for the RAID controller (on the ServerBooks
CD under the heading “Controllers”).
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Added drive is identified as defective
The RAID controller is not configured for the drive. The drive was probably
installed while the system was switched off.
Ê You can configure the RAID controller for the drive after its installation using
the relevant utility. For how to do this, see the documentation for the RAID
controller (on the ServerBooks CD under the heading “Controllers”).
or
Ê Remove the drive and reinstall it with the system switched on.
If the drive is still identified as defective, you will need to replace it.
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Abbreviations
ASR&R
Automatic Server Reconfiguration and Restart
ATA
Advanced Technology Attachment
BIOS
Basic Input-Output System
BMC
Baseboard Management Controller
CD
Compact Disk
CE
Communauté Européenne
COM
Communication
CPU
Central Processing Unit
DBMS
Database Management System
DDR
Double Data Rate (RAM)
DHCP
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
DIMM
Dual Inline Memory Module
DVD
Digital Video Disc / Digital Versatile Disc
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Abbreviations
ECC
Error Correcting Code
EDC
Error Detection Code
EGB
Elektrostatisch gefährdete Bauelemente
EMC
Electromagnetic Compatibility
EMV
Elektromagnetische Verträglichkeit
ESD
Electrostatic Discharge
FC
Fibre Channel
FRU
Field Replaceable Unit
GAM
Global Array Manager
GBIC
GigaBit Interface Converter
HDD
Hard Disk Drive
HU
Height Unit
I/O
Input/Output
I2C
Inter-Integrated Circuit
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ID
Identification
IDE
Integrated Drive Electronics
IP
Internet Protocol
IPMI
Intelligent Platform Management Interface
iSCSI
Internet SCSI
KVM
Keyboard Vide Mouse
LAN
Local Area Network
LCD
Liquid Crystal Display
LED
Light-Emitting Diode
MRL
Manually Retention Latch
NIC
Network Interface Card
NMI
Non Maskable Interrupt
PCI
Peripheral Component Interconnect
PDA
Prefailure Detection and Analyzing
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Abbreviations
POST
Power On Self Test
PSU
Power Supply Unit
RAID
Redundant Arrays of Independent Disks
ROM
Read-Only Memory
SAN
Storage Area Network
SAS
Serial Attached SCSI
SATA
Serial ATA
SCA
Single Connector Attachment
SCSI
Small Computer System Interface
SCU
Server Configuration Utility
SFP
Small Form Factor Pluggable
STP
Spanning Tree Protocol
UPS
Uninterruptible Power Supply
USB
Universal Serial Bus
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USV
unterbrechungsfreie Stromversorgung,
TFTP
Trivial File Transfer Protocol
TOE
TCP/IP Offload Engine
VGA
Video Graphics Adapter
VPD
Vital Product Data
WOL
Wakeup on LAN
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Related Publications
PRIMERGY manuals are available in PDF format on the ServerBooks DVD.
The ServerBooks DVD is part of the PRIMERGY ServerView Suite, delivered
with each server system.
The PDF files for the manuals can also be downloaded free of charge from the
Internet. The overview page showing the online documentation available on the
Internet can be found at: http://manuals.ts.fujitsu.com (select: industry standard
servers).
[1]
Safety notes and other important information
[2]
Ergonomics
[3]
Warranty
[4]
Returning used devices
[5]
DataCenter Rack
Technisches Handbuch/Technical Manual
[6]
PRIMECENTER Rack
Technisches Handbuch/Technical Manual
[7]
PRIMERGY BX620 S2 Server-Blade
Operating Manual
[8]
PRIMERGY BX620 S3 Server-Blade
Operating Manual
[9]
PRIMERGY BX620 S3 Server-Blade
Options Guide
[10]
PRIMERGY BX620 S4 Server-Blade
Operating Manual
[11]
PRIMERGY BX620 S4 Server-Blade
Options Guide
[12]
PRIMERGY BX630 Scalable Server-Blade
Betriebsanleitung
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[13]
PRIMERGY BX630 Scalable Server-Blade
Options Guide
[14]
PRIMERGY ServerView Suite
ServerView Installation Manager
User Manual
[15]
PRIMERGY ServerView Suite
ServerView S2
Server Management
User Manual
[16]
PRIMERGY ServerView Suite
RemoteView
User Manual
[17]
PRIMERGY RemoteDeploy
User Guide
[18]
PRIMERGY BX Blade Server Systems:
RemoteView Management Blade - User Interface Description
User Guide
[19]
PRIMERGY BX Blade Server Systems:
LAN Router and Switch Blade - User Interface Description
User Guide
[20]
PRIMERGY BX Blade Server Systems:
Cisco Catalyst Blade Switch 3040
Getting Started Guide
[21]
PRIMERGY BX Blade Server Systems:
Cisco Catalyst Blade Switch 3040
Command Reference
[22]
PRIMERGY BX Blade Server Systems:
Cisco Catalyst Blade Switch 3040
Hardware Installation Guide
[23]
PRIMERGY BX Blade Server Systems:
Cisco Catalyst Blade Switch 3040
Software Configuration Guide
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Related publications
[24]
PRIMERGY BX Blade Server Systems:
Cisco Catalyst Blade Switch 3040
System Message Guide
[25]
Brocade SilkWorm 4016 Switch
QuickStart Guide
[26]
BIOS Integrated iSCSI Boot for PRIMERGY Servers
Installation and Configuration
[27]
BX600 Digital KVM Switch
Quick Installation Guide
[28]
BX600 Digital KVM Switch
User Guide
[29]
BIOS-Setup
Beschreibung/Reference Manual
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Index
10 GBit CX4 connector
10 GBit XFP connector
D
data manipulation 8
data protection 69
date
incorrect 149
delivery note 34
Digital KVM blade 123
dimensions 17
disconnecting
cables 45
drive
defective 149
dummy module
installing 74
LAN switch blade 96
server blade 74
83
82
A
adding
server blade 74
Adv. KVM blade 121
approvals
product safety 17
ASR&R 13
availability 13
B
BIOS
security functions 69
BIOS update 14
C
cables
connecting 45
disconnecting 45
carrier rail 39
CE label 16, 26
Class A Compliance Statement
component
hot-swappable 13
components
hardware/software 7
configuring
server 14
connecting
cables 45
external devices 45
consumables 29
Control panel
FC switch blade 103
LAN switch blade 91
Management blade 114
control panel 90
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26
E
ECC 13
electrical data 16
electromagnetic compatibility 16, 26
EMC 16
environmental conditions 17
environmental protection 29
error
defective drive 149
display drifts 148
flickering stripes on screen 148
floppy disk cannot be
read/written 149
incorrect date 149
incorrect time 149
no display on screen 148
no mouse pointer 148
screen remains dark 147
server blade does not boot 149
system switches itself OFF 147
Error Correcting Code 13
ESD (devices sensitive to electrostatic
discharge) 25
ESD-sensitive devices 25
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Ethernet pass-thru blade 90
connectors 90
Exchanging
Management blade 116
external devices
connecting 45
F
fan module
front 13, 139
rear 13, 139
fan unit
replacing 141
fault
defective drive 149
display drifts 148
flickering stripes on screen 148
floppy disk cannot be
read/written 149
incorrect date 149
incorrect time 149
no display on screen 148
no mouse pointer 148
screen remains dark 147
server blade does not boot 149
system switches itself OFF 147
FC switch blade
Control panel 103
Installing 112
Port assignment 109
FCC statement 26
Fibre Channel
pass-thru blade 105
SFP module 107
Switch blade 101
Fibre Channel pass-thru blade
connecting panel 106
Fibre Channel Switch Blade
2/4 Gbit SW4016 104
flash EPROM 14
floppy disk
cannot be read/written 149
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H
height units 38
hot-swap
fan module 13
management blade 13
power supply unit 13
server blade 13
switch blade 13
I
indicators
power supply unit 132
PSU dummy module 137
system 50
information
additional 9
installing
dummy module 74
FC switch blade 112
in the rack 35
LAN switch blade 96, 98
system 35
Intelligent Blade Panel 10/6 81
Intelligent Blade Panel 30/12 85
K
KVM blade
Adv. 121
Digital 123
special cable 43
Standard 119
L
LAN switch blade 79
control panel 91
dummy module 96
installing 96, 98
port assignment 91
LED
system power LED remains
unlit 145
lithium battery 24
low-voltage directive 16, 26
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M
mains voltage
connecting the system 46
Management blade 113
Control panel 114
meaning of the symbols 15
model rating plate 34
mouse
no mouse pointer on screen
N
noise level 18
notational conventions
notes on safety 21
O
operating elements
system 50
overloading 13
Overview
Installation steps
15
19
P
packaging 34
pass-thru blade
Ethernet LAN 90
Fibre Channel 105
password on boot 69
PDA 13
Port assignment
FC switch blade 109
LAN switch blade 91
power supply
power supply unit 125
system 125
power supply unit 12, 13, 125
indicators 132
replacing 133
property protection 69
PSU dummy module
indicators 137
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R
reliability 13
replacing
fan unit 141
power supply unit
routing cables 43
148
133
S
safety standards 16
saving energy 29
screen
display drifts 148
flickering stripes 148
no display 148
remains dark 147
security functions 8
password on boot 69
supervisor password 69
user password 69
server
data protection 69
property protection 69
transport 27
server blade
adding 74
does not boot 149
dummy module 74
server management 13
ServerView 13
supported functions 13
ServerView Installation Manager
SFP module 107
Standard KVM blade 119
standards 16
sticker 29
supervisor password 69
Switch blade
Cisco Catalyst 3040 86, 88
Fibre Channel 101
LAN 96
SB9 10 Gbit multi-mode 82
SB9 6x1Gbit 80
SB9F 12x1 Gbit 84
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Switch-Blade
SB9F 12x1 Gbit 84
switch-OFF time
define 54
switch-ON time
define 54
switching OFF
system 53
switching ON
system 53
system
connecting mains voltage 46
front 50
height units 38
indicators 50
installing 35
operating elements 50
power supply 125
rear 52
routing cables 43
switches itself OFF (error) 147
switching OFF 53
switching ON 53
unpacking 34
ventilation 139
system power LED
remains unlit 145
V
ventilation
fan in power supply unit
fan module 13, 139
system 139
ventilation clearance 17
W
weight
13, 139
17
T
target group 8
technical data 16
time
incorrect 149
transport damage 34
U
unpacking
system 34
user password 69
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