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Installation and User Guide

ThinkServer RD210 Types 3795, 3796, 3818, and 3819

ThinkServer RD210 Types 3795, 3796, 3818, and 3819

Installation and User Guide

Note: Before using this information and the product it supports, read the general information inAppendix B, “Notices,” on page 171 and theWarranty and Support Information document on theThinkServer Documentation DVD.

First Edition (June 2009)

© Copyright Lenovo 2008, 2009.

Portions © Copyright International Business Machines Corporation 2007, 2008. All rights reserved.

LENOVO products, data, computer software, and services have been developed exclusively at private expense and are sold to governmental entities as commercial items as defined by 48 C.F.R. 2.101 with limited and restricted rights to use, reproduction and disclosure.

LIMITED AND RESTRICTED RIGHTS NOTICE: If products, data, computer software, or services are delivered pursuant a General Services Administration ″GSA″ contract, use, reproduction, or disclosure is subject to restrictions set forth in Contract No. GS-35F-05925.

Contents

Safety . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vii

Chapter 1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Notices and statements in this document . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Related documentation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

Chapter 2. Server setup roadmap . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

Chapter 3. What is included with your server . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Features and technologies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Software . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 EasyStartup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 EasyManage. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Reliability, availability, and serviceability . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

Chapter 4. Server controls, LEDs, and power. . . . . . . .

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Front view . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Operator information panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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EasyLED diagnostics panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Rear view . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 System-board internal connectors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 System-board external connectors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 System-board optional-device connectors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 System-board switches and jumpers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 System-board LEDs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Power-supply LEDs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 System pulse LEDs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Server power features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35

Turning on the server

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Turning off the server

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Chapter 5. Installing optional devices and replacing customer replaceable units. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39

Installation guidelines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 System reliability guidelines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Working inside the server with the power on . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Handling static-sensitive devices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41

Major components of the server .

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Removing and replacing the cover.

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Removing the cover . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Replacing the cover . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44

Internal cable routing and connectors . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Removing and installing the microprocessor 2 air baffle . . . . . . .

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Removing the microprocessor 2 air baffle . . . . . . . . . . .

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Installing the microprocessor 2 air baffle . . . . . . . . . . .

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Removing and installing the DIMM air baffle . . . . . . . . . . .

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Removing the DIMM air baffle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Installing the DIMM air baffle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Removing and installing a hot-swap hard disk drive . . . . . . . .

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Removing a hot-swap hard disk drive . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Installing a hot-swap hard disk drive . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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IDs for hot-swap hard disk drives . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Removing and installing a PCI riser-card assembly

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Removing a PCI riser-card assembly . . . . .

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Installing a PCI riser card assembly . . . . .

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Removing and installing an adapter . . . . . .

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Removing an adapter . . . . . . . . . .

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Installing an adapter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57

Removing and installing a memory module (DIMMs) . . . . . . . . .

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Removing a memory module (DIMMs) . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Installing a memory module (DIMMs). . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Removing and installing the IBM ServeRAID-BR10i SAS/SATA Controller .

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Removing the IBM ServeRAID-BR10i SAS/SATA Controller . . . . .

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Installing the IBM ServeRAID-BR10i SAS/SATA Controller . . . . . .

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Removing and installing the optional IBM ServeRAID-MR10i SAS/SATA

Controller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68

Removing the optional IBM ServeRAID-MR10i SAS/SATA Controller .

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Installing the optional IBM ServeRAID-MR10i SAS/SATA Controller. .

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Removing and installing a microprocessor and heat sink . . . . . .

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Removing a microprocessor and heat sink. . . . . . . . . . .

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Installing a microprocessor and heat sink . . . . . . . . . . .

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Thermal grease. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75

Removing and installing a hot-swap power supply . . . . . . . .

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Removing a hot-swap power supply . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Installing a hot-swap power supply . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Removing and installing a hot-swap fan assembly . . . . . . . .

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Removing a hot-swap fan assembly . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Installing a hot-swap fan assembly . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Removing and installing the SAS/SATA RAID riser-card assembly . .

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Removing the SAS/SATA RAID riser-card assembly . . . . . .

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Installing the SAS/SATA RAID riser-card assembly . . . . . . .

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Removing and installing the battery . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Removing the battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Installing the battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84

Removing and installing the PCI riser-card assembly . . . . . . . . .

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Removing the PCI riser-card assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Installing the PCI riser-card assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Removing and installing the hot-swap SAS/SATA hard disk drive backplane

 

 

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Removing the hot-swap SAS/SATA hard disk drive backplane . . . .

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Installing the hot-swap SAS/SATA hard disk drive backplane . . . . .

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Removing and installing the operator information panel assembly . . . .

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Removing the operator information panel assembly . . . . . . . .

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Installing the operator information panel assembly . . . . . . . . .

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Removing and installing the system board . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Removing the system board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Installing the system board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Removing and installing a CD/DVD drive . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Removing a CD/DVD drive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Installing a CD/DVD drive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Removing and installing the virtual media key . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Removing the virtual media key . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Installing the virtual media key. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Removing and installing the optional two-port Ethernet adapter. . . . . . . 101

Removing the optional two-port Ethernet adapter . . . . . . . .

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Installing the optional two-port Ethernet adapter . . . . . . . .

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Removing and installing the PCI riser-card bracket from the riser card .

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Removing the PCI riser-card bracket from the riser card . . . . .

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Installing the PCI risercard bracket from the riser card . . . . .

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Removing and installing a remotely installed RAID adapter battery . .

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Removing a remotely installed RAID adapter battery . . . . . .

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Installing a RAID adapter remotely in the server . . . . . . . .

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Removing and installing the bezel . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Removing the bezel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Installing the bezel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108 Removing and installing the operator information panel assembly . . . . . . 109

Removing the operator information panel assembly . . . . . . . . .

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Installing the operator information panel assembly . . . . . . . . .

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Completing the installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111 Connecting the cables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111

Updating the server configuration. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Chapter 6. Configuring the server. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Using the Setup Utility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Starting the Setup utility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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UEFI Setup Utility menu choices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Passwords . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 119

Using the Boot Manager program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Configuring RAID controllers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Using the LSI Configuration Utility program . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Using the WebBIOS utility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Starting the WebBIOS utility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Main menu of the WebBIOS utility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Creating a storage configuration using the Configuration Wizard . . . .

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Viewing and changing adapter properties . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Viewing and changing virtual disk properties . . . . . . . . . . .

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Using the EasyStartup DVD. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Before you use the EasyStartup DVD . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Configuring RAID . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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EasyStartup overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128 Installing your operating system without using EasyStartup . . . . . . . 130 Enabling the Broadcom Gigabit Ethernet Utility program . . . . . . . . . 130 Updating the firmware . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130

Using the EasyUpdate Firmware Updater tool . . . . . . . . . . .

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Starting the backup server firmware. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Recovering the UEFI firmware . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Using the integrated management module . . . . . . . . . . . .

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IBM Advanced Settings Utility program. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Installing ThinkServer EasyManage software . . . . . . . . . . .

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Installation requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 134 Installation order . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 135

Installing Windows 2003 components on the Core Server. .

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Installing Windows 2008 32-bit components . . . . . . .

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Uninstalling the LANDesk Software Agent . . . . . . .

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Using the remote presence capability and blue-screen capture . . . . . . . 137

Enabling the remote presence feature . . . . . . . . . . .

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Obtaining the IP address for the IMM . . . . . . . . . . .

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Logging on to the Web interface . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Configuring the Gigabit Ethernet controllers . . . . . . . . . .

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Chapter 7. Solving problems. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Diagnostic tools . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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POST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Error logs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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POST error codes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Troubleshooting tables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144 EasyStartup problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144 CD/DVD drive problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145

General problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Hard disk drive problems. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Intermittent problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 146 Keyboard, mouse, or pointing-device problems. . . . . . . . . . . . 147 Memory problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149 Microprocessor problems. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150

Monitor problems . . .

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Optional-device problems

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Power problems . . . .

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Software problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156 Universal Serial Bus (USB) port problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . 157 Video problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 157

EasyLED . . .

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Remind button

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EasyLED switch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 158 EasyLED LEDs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 159

Diagnostic programs and messages . . . . . . . . . . .

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Power-supply diagnostics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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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 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 167

Getting help and information from the World Wide Web

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Calling for service . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Using other services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 168 Purchasing additional services. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 169 Lenovo product service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 169

Appendix B. Notices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 171 Trademarks. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 172 Important notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 172 Compliance with Republic of Turkey Directive on the Restriction of Hazardous

Substances . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 173

Product recycling and disposal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Battery return program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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German Ordinance for Work gloss statement . . . . . . . . . . .

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Electronic emissions notices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Federal Communications Commission (FCC) statement . . . . . .

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Industry Canada Class A emission compliance statement . . . . . .

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Avis de conformité à la réglementation d'Industrie Canada . . . . .

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Australia and New Zealand Class A statement . . . . . . . . . .

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United Kingdom telecommunications safety requirement . . . . . .

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European Union EMC Directive conformance statement . . . . . .

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German Class A compliance statement . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Japanese Voluntary Control Council for Interference (VCCI) statement

 

 

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Japanese recycling statements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Taiwanese Class A warning statement . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Chinese Class A warning statement . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Korean Class A warning statement . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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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.

Important:

Each caution and danger statement in this document is labeled with a number. This number is used to cross reference an English-languagecaution or danger statement with translated versions of the caution or danger statement in theSafety Information document.

For example, if a caution statement is labeled “Statement 1,” translations for that caution statement are in the Safety Information document under “Statement 1.”

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

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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 the 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.

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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.

Class 1 Laser Product

Laser Klasse 1

Laser Klass 1

Luokan 1 Laserlaite

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Appareil A Laser de Classe 1

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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 26:

CAUTION:

Do not place any object on top of rack-mounteddevices.

This server is suitable for use on an IT power-distributionsystem whose maximumphase-to-phasevoltage is 240 V under any distribution fault condition.

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xiv ThinkServer RD210 Types 3795, 3796, 3818, and 3819: Installation and User Guide

Chapter 1. Introduction

The Lenovo® ThinkServerRD210 Types 3795, 3796, 3818, and 819 server is a1-U-highrack model serverfor-volumenetwork transaction processing. Thehigh-performance,dual-core,orquad-coreserver is ideally suited for networking environments that require superior microprocessor performance, input/output (I/O) flexibility, and high manageability.

Performance, ease of use, reliability, and expansion capabilities were key considerations in the design of the 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.

The server comes with a limited warranty. For information about the terms of the warranty and getting service and assistance, see the Warranty and Support Information document.

You can obtain up-to-dateinformation about the server and other Lenovo server products athttp://www.lenovo.com/thinkserver.

The server comes with the ThinkServer EasyStartup DVD to help you configure the hardware, install device drivers, and install the operating system.

This server supports six 2.5-inchhot-swapSerial Attached SCSI (SAS) hard disk drives. The illustrations in this document might differ slightly from your model.

Record information about the server in the following table.

Product name

ThinkServer RD210

Machine types

3795, 3796, 3818, and 3819

Model number

_____________________________________________

Serial number

_____________________________________________

 

 

The model number and serial number are on the ID label on the ID label on the bezel 1, as shown in the following illustration.

Note: The illustrations in this document might differ slightly from your hardware. The server comes with theThinkServer EasyStartup DVD to help you configure the hardware and install the operating system.

For a list of supported optional devices for the server, see http://www.lenovo.com/ thinkserver.

© Lenovo 2008, 2009. Portions © IBM Corp. 2007, 2008.

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Notices and statements in this document

The caution and danger statements in this document are also in the multilingual

Safety Information document, which is on the Lenovo ThinkServer Documentation

DVD. 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:

vNote: 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 might 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 lethal or extremely hazardous to you. A danger statement is placed just before the description of a potentially lethal or extremely hazardous procedure step or situation.

Related documentation

The Lenovo ThinkServer Documentation DVD contains documentation for the server in Portable Document Format (PDF). The LenovoThinkServer Documentation DVD requires the following minimum hardware and software:

vAdobe® Acrobat Reader 5.0 (or later) or xpdf, which comes with Linux® operating systems

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The following table describes the content and location of documentation that is provided with your server.

Document

Description

Location

 

 

 

Read Me First

This document directs you to the

printed, provided

 

ThinkServer Documentation DVD for

in server

 

complete warranty and support information.

packaging

 

 

 

Important Notices

This document includes safety and legal

printed, provided

 

notices that you are expected to read

in server

 

before using the server.

packaging

 

 

 

Rack Installation instructions

This document provides instructions on

English is printed

 

how to install your server in a rack.

and provided in

 

 

server

 

 

packaging.

 

 

Additional

 

 

languages are

 

 

provided on the

 

 

ThinkServer

 

 

Documentation

 

 

DVD and on the

 

 

Lenovo Support

 

 

Web site.

 

 

 

Hardware Maintenance

This document provides diagnostic

Lenovo Support

Manual

information, parts listing, and replacement

Web site:

 

procedures for all field replaceable units

http://

 

(parts replaced by trained service

www.lenovo.com/

 

personnel) as well as all customer

support

 

replaceable units (CRUs).

 

 

 

 

Warranty and Support

This document includes the warranty

Available on the

Information

statement and information about how to

ThinkServer

 

contact Lenovo Support.

Documentation

 

 

DVD.

 

 

 

Safety Information

This document includes translations of all

Available on the

 

of the safety statements used in the

ThinkServer

 

ThinkServer documentation.

Documentation

 

 

DVD.

 

 

 

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