HP ProLiant BL460c G6 Server Blade Installation Instructions

HP ProLiant BL460c G6
Server Blade
Installation Instructions
Overview
Installation of a server blade requires the following steps:
1.
Install and configure an HP BladeSystem c-Class enclosure.
2.
Install any server blade options.
3.
Install interconnect modules in the enclosure.
4.
Connect the interconnect modules to the network.
5.
Install a server blade.
6.
Complete the server blade configuration.
For definitions of the acronyms used in this document, refer to
"Acronyms and abbreviations" in the server blade user guide.
Installing an HP BladeSystem
c-Class enclosure
Before performing any server blade-specific procedures, install an
HP BladeSystem c-Class enclosure.
The most current documentation for server blades and other
HP BladeSystem components is available at the HP website
(http://www.hp.com/go/bladesystem/documentation).
Documentation is also available in the following locations:
•
Documentation CD that ships with the enclosure
•
HP Business Support Center website
(http://www.hp.com/support)
•
HP Technical Documentation website (http://docs.hp.com)
Installing server blade options
Before installing and initializing the server blade, install any server
blade options, such as an additional processor, hard drive, or
mezzanine card. For server blade options installation information,
see the HP ProLiant BL460c G6 Server Blade User Guide on the HP
website (http://www.hp.com/go/bladesystem/documentation).
Installing interconnect modules
For specific steps to install interconnect modules, see the
documentation that ships with the interconnect module.
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Interconnect bay numbering and device
mapping
•
HP BladeSystem c7000 Enclosure
Server blade
signal
To support network connections for specific signals, install an
interconnect module in the bay corresponding to the embedded NIC
or mezzanine signals.
Server blade
signal
Interconnect bay
Flex-10 NIC 1
(embedded)
1
Flex-10 NIC 2
(embedded)
2
Mezzanine 1
3 and 4
Mezzanine 2
5 and 6
Interconnect bay labels
7 and 8
For detailed port mapping information, see the HP BladeSystem
enclosure installation poster or the HP BladeSystem enclosure setup
and installation guide on the HP website
(http://www.hp.com/go/bladesystem/documentation).
•
HP BladeSystem c3000 Enclosure and Tower Enclosure
Interconnect Interconnect Notes
bay number bay label
Flex-10 NIC 1, 1
2 (embedded)
—
Mezzanine 1
2
Four port cards
connect to bay 2
Mezzanine 2
3,4
•
Four port cards
•
Ports 1 and 3
connect to bay 3
•
Ports 2 and 4
connect to bay 4
For detailed port mapping information, see the HP BladeSystem
enclosure installation poster or the HP BladeSystem enclosure setup
and installation guide on the HP website
(http://www.hp.com/go/bladesystem/documentation).
Connecting to the network
To connect the HP BladeSystem to a network, each enclosure must be
configured with network interconnect devices to manage signals
between the server blades and the external network.
Two types of interconnect modules are available for HP BladeSystem
c-Class enclosures: Pass-thru modules and switch modules. For more
information about interconnect module options, see the HP website
(http://www.hp.com/go/bladesystem/interconnects).
Installing a server blade
CAUTION: To prevent improper cooling and thermal
damage, do not operate the server blade or the enclosure
unless all hard drive and device bays are populated with
either a component or a blank.
1.
Remove the device bay blank.
2.
Remove the enclosure connector cover.
4.
Install the server blade.
Completing the configuration
To complete the server blade and HP BladeSystem configuration, see
the overview card that ships with the enclosure.
3.
Prepare the server blade for installation.
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