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ERserver

xSeries 206 Type 8482

User’s Guide

ERserver

xSeries 206 Type 8482

User’s Guide

Note:

Before using this information and the product it supports, read the general information in and Appendix B, “Notices,” on page 33.

First Edition (April 2004)

© Copyright International Business Machines Corporation 2004. All rights reserved.

US Government Users Restricted Rights – Use, duplication or disclosure restricted by GSA ADP Schedule Contract with IBM Corp.

Contents

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Chapter 1. Introducing the xSeries 206 Type 8482 server

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Related documentation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Notices and statements used in this document. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Features and specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

What your server offers . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Reliability, availability, and serviceability . . . . . . . .

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IBM Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Update Xpress program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

Server controls, LEDs, and power .

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Front view . . . . . . . . .

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Rear view . . . . . . . . .

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Server power features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

Turning on the server . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Turning off the server . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Chapter 2. Configuring your server . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Using the Configuration/Setup Utility program . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Starting the Configuration/Setup Utility program . . . . . . . . . . .

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Configuration/Setup Utility menu choices . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Passwords . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Using the ServerGuide Setup and Installation CD . . . . . . . . . . .

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ServerGuide features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Setup and configuration overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Typical operating system installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Installing your operating system without ServerGuide . . . . . . . . .

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Using the Boot Menu program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Using the Adaptec HostRAID configuration programs . . . . . . . . . .

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Using the Adaptec RAID Configuration Utility programs (for Serial ATA RAID)

 

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Using the SCSISelect Utility program (for SCSI RAID) . . . . . . . .

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Using ServeRAID Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Configuring the controller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Viewing the configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27

Enabling the Intel Gigabit Ethernet Utility program . . .

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Configuring the Intel Gigabit Ethernet controller . . . .

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Using the SCSISelect Utility program (some models) . .

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Starting the SCSISelect Utility program . . . . . .

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SCSISelect Utility menu choices . . . . . . . .

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Appendix A. Getting help and technical assistance .

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Before you call . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Using the documentation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31

Getting help and information from the World Wide Web .

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Software service and support . . . . . . . . . .

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Hardware service and support . . . . . . . . . .

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Appendix B. Notices . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Edition notice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Trademarks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Important notes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Product recycling and disposal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Battery return program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36

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Electronic emission notices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Federal Communications Commission (FCC) statement . . . . . . . . . 36 Industry Canada Class B emission compliance statement . . . . . . . . 37 Avis de conformité à la réglementation d’Industrie Canada . . . . . . . . 37 European Union EMC Directive conformance statement . . . . . . . . . 37 Japanese Voluntary Control Council for Interference (VCCI) statement . . . 37

Power cords . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37

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Safety

Before installing this product, read the Safety Information.

Antes de instalar este produto, leia as Informações de Segurança.

Pred instalací tohoto produktu si prectete prírucku bezpecnostních instrukcí.

Læs sikkerhedsforskrifterne, før du installerer dette produkt.

Lees voordat u dit product installeert eerst de veiligheidsvoorschriften.

Ennen kuin asennat tämän tuotteen, lue turvaohjeet kohdasta Safety Information. Avant d’installer ce produit, lisez les consignes de sécurité.

Vor der Installation dieses Produkts die Sicherheitshinweise lesen.

Prima di installare questo prodotto, leggere le Informazioni sulla Sicurezza.

Les sikkerhetsinformasjonen (Safety Information) før du installerer dette produktet.

Antes de instalar este produto, leia as Informações sobre Segurança.

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Antes de instalar este producto, lea la información de seguridad.

Läs säkerhetsinformationen innan du installerar den här produkten.

Statement 1:

DANGER

Electrical current from power, telephone, and communication cables is hazardous.

To avoid a shock hazard:

vDo not connect or disconnect any cables or perform installation, maintenance, or reconfiguration of this product during an electrical storm.

vConnect all power cords to a properly wired and grounded electrical outlet.

vConnect to properly wired outlets any equipment that will be attached to this product.

vWhen possible, use one hand only to connect or disconnect signal cables.

vNever turn on any equipment when there is evidence of fire, water, or structural damage.

vDisconnect the attached power cords, telecommunications systems, networks, and modems before you open the device covers, unless instructed otherwise in the installation and configuration procedures.

vConnect and disconnect cables as described in the following table when installing, moving, or opening covers on this product or attached devices.

To Connect:

To Disconnect:

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Turn everything OFF.

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Turn everything OFF.

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First, attach all cables to devices.

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First, remove power cords from outlet.

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Attach signal cables to connectors.

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Remove signal cables from connectors.

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Attach power cords to outlet.

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Remove all cables from devices.

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Turn device ON.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Statement 2:

CAUTION:

When replacing the lithium battery, use only IBM Part Number 33F8354 or an equivalent type battery recommended by the manufacturer. If your system has a module containing a lithium battery, replace it only with the same module type made by the same manufacturer. The battery contains lithium and can explode if not properly used, handled, or disposed of.

Do not:

vThrow or immerse into water

vHeat to more than 100°C (212°F)

vRepair or disassemble

Dispose of the battery as required by local ordinances or regulations.

Statement 3:

CAUTION:

When laser products (such as CD-ROMs, DVD drives, fiber optic devices, or transmitters) are installed, note the following:

vDo not remove the covers. Removing the covers of the laser product could result in exposure to hazardous laser radiation. There are no serviceable parts inside the device.

vUse of controls or adjustments or performance of procedures other than those specified herein might result in hazardous radiation exposure.

DANGER

Some laser products contain an embedded Class 3A or Class 3B laser diode. Note the following.

Laser radiation when open. Do not stare into the beam, do not view directly with optical instruments, and avoid direct exposure to the beam.

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Statement 4:

≥ 18 kg (39.7 lb)

≥ 32 kg (70.5 lb)

≥ 55 kg (121.2 lb)

CAUTION:

Use safe practices when lifting.

Statement 5:

CAUTION:

The power control button on the device and the power switch on the power supply do not turn off the electrical current supplied to the device. The device also might have more than one power cord. To remove all electrical current from the device, ensure that all power cords are disconnected from the power source.

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Statement 8:

CAUTION:

Never remove the cover on a power supply or any part that has the following label attached.

Hazardous voltage, current, and energy levels are present inside any component that has this label attached. There are no serviceable parts inside these components. If you suspect a problem with one of these parts, contact a service technician.

Statement 12:

CAUTION:

The following label indicates a hot surface nearby.

Statement 13:

DANGER

Overloading a branch circuit is potentially a fire hazard and a shock hazard under certain conditions. To avoid these hazards, ensure that your system electrical requirements do not exceed branch circuit protection requirements. Refer to the information that is provided with your device for electrical specifications.

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Statement 15:

CAUTION:

Make sure that the rack is secured properly to avoid tipping when the server unit is extended.

WARNING: Handling the cord on this product or cords associated with accessories sold with this product, will expose you to lead, a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer, and birth defects or other reproductive harm. Wash hands after handling.

ADVERTENCIA: El contacto con el cable de este producto o con cables de accesorios que se venden junto con este producto, pueden exponerle al plomo, un elemento químico que en el estado de California de los Estados Unidos está considerado como un causante de cancer y de defectos congénitos, además de otros riesgos reproductivos. Lávese las manos después de usar el producto.

Important:

All caution and danger statements in this documentation begin with a number. This number is used to cross reference an English caution or danger statement with translated versions of the caution or danger statement in the IBM Safety Information book.

For example, if a caution statement begins with a number 1, translations for that caution statement appear in the IBM Safety Information book under statement 1.

Be sure to read all caution and danger statements in this documentation before performing the instructions. Read any additional safety information that comes with your server or optional device before you install the device.

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Chapter 1. Introducing the xSeries 206 Type 8482 server

The IBM® EserverxSeries206 Type 8482 server is a high-performance server based on IBM X-Architecture technologies. It is ideally suited for networking environments that require superior microprocessor performance, improved systems management as well as flexible memory and data management.

Performance, ease of use, reliability, and expansion capabilities were key considerations in the design of your server. These design features make it possible for you to customize the system hardware to meet your needs today and provide flexible expansion capabilities for the future.

Your server contains IBM Enterprise X-Architecture technologies, which help increase performance, reliability, and availability. For more information about the IBM X-Architecture technologies and features in your server, see “What your server offers” on page 5 and “Reliability, availability, and serviceability” on page 6. For additional information about the IBM X-Architecture technologies and features, go to http://www.ibm.com/pc/us/eserver/xseries/xarchitecture/.

You can obtain up-to-date information about your server and other IBM server products at http://www.ibm.com/eserver/xseries/.

For service or assistance information, see Appendix A, “Getting help and technical assistance,” on page 31.

© Copyright IBM Corp. 2004

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Related documentation

This User’s Guide provides general information about your server, including information about features, how to configure the server, and how to get help. In addition to this User’s Guide, the following documentation comes with your server:

vInstallation Guide

This printed document contains instructions for setting up your server and basic instructions for installing some options.

vOption Installation Guide

This document is in Portable Document Format (PDF) on the IBM xSeries Documentation CD. It contains instructions for installing, removing, and connecting optional devices that your server supports.

vSafety Information

This document is in PDF on the IBM xSeries Documentation CD. It contains translated caution and danger statements. Each caution and danger statement that appears in the documentation has a number that you can use to locate the corresponding statement in your language in the Safety Information document.

vHardware Maintenance Manual and Troubleshooting Guide

This document is in PDF on the IBM xSeries Documentation CD. It contains information to help you solve problems yourself, and it contains information for service technicians.

Depending on your server model, additional documentation might be included on the IBM xSeries Documentation CD.

Your server might have features that are not described in the documentation that you received with the server. The documentation might be updated occasionally to include information about those features, or technical updates might be available to provide additional information that is not included in your server documentation. These updates are available from the IBM Web site. Complete the following steps to check for updated documentation and technical updates:

1.Go to http://www.ibm.com/pc/support/.

2.In the Learn section, click Online publications.

3.On the ″Online publications″ page, in the Brand field, select Servers.

4.In the Family field, select xSeries 206.

5.Click Continue.

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Notices and statements used in this document

The caution and danger statements that appear in this document are also in the multilingual Safety Information document, which is on the IBM xSeries® Documentation CD. Each statement is numbered for reference to the corresponding statement in the Safety Information document.

The following notices and statements are used in this document:

vNotes: These notices provide important tips, guidance, or advice.

vImportant: These notices provide information or advice that might help you avoid inconvenient or problem situations.

vAttention: These notices indicate potential damage to programs, devices, or data. An attention notice is placed just before the instruction or situation in which damage could occur.

vCaution: These statements indicate situations that can be potentially hazardous to you. A caution statement is placed just before the description of a potentially hazardous procedure step or situation.

vDanger: These statements indicate situations that can be potentially hazardous to you. A danger statement is placed just before the description of a potentially lethal or extremely hazardous procedure step or situation.

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