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Chassis Security; Smart Cover Sensor (optional); Side Access Panel Solenoid Lock; Cable Lock (optional) - HP Z240 Maintenance And Service Manual

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Chassis security

Smart Cover Sensor (optional)

The optional Smart Cover Sensor is a combination of hardware and software technology that alerts you when
the side panel of the computer is removed (provided the sensor has been configured in Computer Setup (F10)
Three levels of protection are available *:
Level 0
Level 1
Level 2
Smart Cover Sensor settings are changed using Computer Setup (F10) Utility.
Setting the protection level
To set the Smart Cover Sensor protection level:
Turn on or restart the computer.
During startup, press and hold the
bypass the title screen, if necessary.
then press and hold the
If you are using a PS/2 keyboard, you might see a keyboard error message. Disregard it.
Select Security > Smart Cover > Cover Removal Sensor, and follow the on-screen instructions.
Before exiting, select Main > Save Changes and Exit.

Side access panel solenoid lock

The side access panel solenoid lock (available only on specific workstations) secures the side access panel to
the chassis. The solenoid is controlled by a local or remote signal.
To lock the solenoid, set a password for the solenoid lock in Computer Setup (F10) Utility. To unlock the
solenoid, remove the solenoid lock password in Computer Setup (F10) Utility.
The solenoid lock FailSafe Key (available from HP) is is a device for manually disabling the solenoid lock. You
will need the FailSafe Key in case of a forgotten password, power loss, or computer malfunction.

Cable lock (optional)

To prevent theft, you can attach a keyed cable lock to the rear chassis panel. This cable lock attaches to the
chassis and secures it to the work area.

Fault notification and recovery

Fault notification and recovery features combine innovative hardware and software technology to prevent the
loss of critical data and minimize unplanned downtime.
When the computer restarts, a message indicates that the computer has been
Notify User
opened or the access panel has been removed.
When the computer restarts, a message indicates that the computer has been
Administrator Password
opened or the access panel has been removed. You must enter the administrator
password to continue.
If you do not press the
key again to access Computer Setup (F10) Utility.
is disabled (default).
key until you enter Computer Setup (F10) Utility. Press
key at the appropriate time, you must restart the computer, and
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