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  • Page 1 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide Document Organization Product Version Getting Help Contents MK-91CB500001-12...
  • Page 2 Hitachi, Ltd. Hitachi, Ltd., reserves the right to make changes to this document at any time without notice and assumes no responsibility for its use. This document contains the most current information available at the time of publication.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    HDD slot and order of installation ..............1-21 Indicators ....................1-23 PCI slots ..................... 1-24 Management Module ..................1-24 Overview ....................1-24 Switches, Indicators and Connectors ............. 1-24 Switch Module ....................1-25 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 4 LAN Connector ................... 2-24 A Service Life Limited Parts ..............A-1 About service life limited parts for CB 500 ............A-2 B Expiration of RoHS exemption ............B-1 About expiration of RoHS exemption ..............B-2 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 5: Preface

    This document describes how to use the Compute Blade 500 series. This preface includes the following information: Notice: The use of Compute Blade 500 series and all other Hitachi Data Systems products is governed by the terms of your agreement(s) with Hitachi Data Systems.
  • Page 6: Intended Audience

    Appendix B, Expiration of RoHS Describes expiration of RoHS exemption. exemption Referenced Documents • Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide, MK-91CB500014 • Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Site Planning Guide, EBS-DOC-023 Preface Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 7: Document Conventions

    • Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Service Manual, FE-91CB500004 Document conventions The term “Compute Blade” refers to all the models of the Compute Blade, unless otherwise noted. This document uses the following typographic conventions: Convention Description Regular text bold In text: keyboard key, parameter name, property name, hardware labels, hardware button, hardware switch.
  • Page 8: Getting Help

    Getting help The Hitachi Data Systems customer support staff is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. If you need technical support, log on to the Hitachi Data Systems Portal for contact information: https://portal.hds.com. Comments Please send us your comments on this document: doc.comments@hds.com.
  • Page 9: System Overview

    □ Server Chassis (enclosure) □ Server Blade □ HDD slot, order of installation, and indicator □ Management Module □ Switch Module □ Power Supply Module □ Fan Module □ User Maintenance System Overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 10: Server Chassis (Enclosure)

    High density laminated substrate backplane for future IO interfaces • 80 PLUS Platinum power supply and Power Capping with Energy reduction technologies • High levels of reliability/availability/maintainability (RAS) including multiple redundant configurations and customer serviceability System Overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 11: Server Chassis Specifications

    Chassis size Height 262 mm (Excluding protrusions) Width 447 mm (Excluding protrusions) Depth 791 mm (Excluding protrusions) Front panel Mass Maximum: 130 kg (with all modules installed; including rack rails) System Overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 12: Modules

    Configuration Items Minimum Maximum Base unit Front panel Fan module Server blade Switch module Management module Power supply module Modules This subsection provides locations of modules in the server chassis. System Overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 13 Server blade #4 Power supply module #2 Server blade #5 Power supply module #3 Server blade #6 Fan module #0 Server blade #7 Fan module #1 Switch module #0 Fan module #2 System Overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 14: Management Monitor For Maintenance

    LCD touch console Web Console The Web console is a general application to control or manage the Hitachi Compute Blade system. By connecting between the management module installed in the system and the user system console on the network, you can display the system status and failed parts, and set up the configuration.
  • Page 15: Power Distribution

    Hitachi recommends that the LCD touch console be available for secondary maintenance application. The LCD touch console is directly connected to the USB port #0 or 1 on front panel module. The USB ports are standard USB connectors. Figure 1-5 Connecting the LCD touch console Hot-swappable Modules All modules are designed to be hot-swappable.
  • Page 16: Power Cable

    (IEC309 Plug) (IEC309 Socket) Power Cable A power cable connects a power supply module to a distribution box. • Power supply module side: IEC60320-C19 • Distribution box side: IEC60320-C20 System Overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 17: Identification

    The ID tag enables identification of the model name, serial number, and revision of the target before maintenance is performed, allowing errors in maintenance to be avoided. Figure 1-9 ID Tag Figure 1-10 Location ID System Overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 18: Switches, Indicators And Connectors

    Warning LED (WRN) Amber-On Warning, a failure was detected in one or more modules. Identify LED (LID) Blue-On The server chassis is identified. Buzzer stop switch Stops the buzzer (BZSTP) 1-10 System Overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 19: Server Blade

    435.3 x 492.7 x 55.5 PCI expansion blade 435.3 x 492.7 x 55.5 Full-wide blade CB 540A A1/B1 435.3 x 492.7 x 55.5 CB 520X B1/B2 Figure 1-13 Half-wide Blade 1-11 System Overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 20: Overview

    4-blade SMP connection board to create SMP configuration with eight CPUs shown in the following figure. SMP function stands for Symmetric Multi Processing (SMP) between server blades. 1-12 System Overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 21: Switches, Indicators And Connectors (Half-Wide Blade Cb 520A A1/Cb 520H A1/Cb 520H B1/B2)

    Table 1-7 Server Blade Switches, Indicators and Connectors (Half-wide blade CB 520A A1/CB 520H A1/CB 520H B1/B2) Location Name State Description USB port USB port in the server blade. 1-13 System Overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 22 Diagnostic Panel LP Green-On The LED panel on the diagnostic panel is active. S BRD Amber-On The motherboard needs to be replaced. Amber-On Unsupported combination of the DIMM, CPU, and HDD. 1-14 System Overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 23: Switches, Indicators And Connectors (Half-Wide Blade Cb 520H B3)

    USB port in the server blade. NMI reset switch Press this switch to issue a Non-Maskable Interrupt (NMI) of the server blade. KVM port Provides VGA, serial port and 2 USB port outputs. 1-15 System Overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 24 Diagnostic LED Green-On The LED panel is active. SYS BRD Amber-On The motherboard needs to be replaced. Amber-On A Non-Maskable Interrupt (NMI) was generated. SEE EXP Amber-On Not supported 1-16 System Overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 25: Switches, Indicators And Connectors (Full-Wide Blade)

    Error cannot be displayed while from pressing the power button until turning on the main power. Switches, Indicators and Connectors (Full-wide blade) Figure 1-20 Server Blade 1-17 System Overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 26 HDD to be exchanged was detected in the server blade. Diagnostic Panel LP Green-On The LED panel is active. S BRD Amber-On The motherboard needs to be replaced. 1-18 System Overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 27: Switches, Indicators And Connectors (Full-Wide Blade Cb 520X B1/B2)

    Error cannot be displayed while from pressing the power button until turning on the main power. Switches, Indicators and Connectors (Full-wide blade CB 520X B1/B2) Figure 1-21 Server Blade (CB 520X B1/B2) 1-19 System Overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 28 Primary LED White-On Indicates this is the primary server blade. QPI Link Fault LED (ERR) Amber-On An error occurred in QPI link in SMP configuration. 1-20 System Overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 29: Hdd Slot, Order Of Installation, And Indicator

    Error cannot be displayed while from pressing the power button until turning on the main power. HDD slot, order of installation, and indicator HDD slot and order of installation Figure 1-22 Half-wide Blade 1-21 System Overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 30 Full-wide blade LSI SAS 2008 HDD slot 0 HDD slot 1 LSI SAS 2004 HDD slot 0 HDD slot 2 SMP configuration HDD slot 0 HDD slot 1 HDD slot 0 1-22 System Overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 31: Indicators

    Table 1-13 Indicators for SATA HDD Location Name State Description Active LED Green-Blink SATA drive is accessed; the source drive is used for rebuilding. Fault LED Amber-On An error occurs in the drive. 1-23 System Overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 32: Overview

    One is the primary module and the other is the secondary module. To set up the management module configuration, see: • Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide Switches, Indicators and Connectors Figure 1-27 Management Module 1-24...
  • Page 33: Switch Module

    The backplane within the server chassis interconnects the switch module to the server blades. Each server blade connects to the backplane and thus to the switch modules through an onboard CNA or Mezzanine cards on the server blade. 1-25 System Overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 34 Mezzanine cards installed in mezzanine slot 2 and slot 4 of CB 540A A1 or B1 connect to switch modules installed in switch module slot 2 and slot 3. 1-26 System Overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 35 B1/B2 connect to switch modules installed in switch module slot 2 and slot 3. • Onboard CNA 1 in the CB 520X B1/B2 connects to the switch modules installed in switch slots 0 and 1. 1-27 System Overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 36 The following is the number of useful user ports. Table 1-16 Number of usable User Ports Number of installed switch modules Switch module type Three Four 1 Gb/sec LAN switch module 20 ports 40 ports 1-28 System Overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 37 Press and hold for five seconds to reset the LAN switch module. Power LED (PWR) Green-On Powered-on, normal operation. Status1 LED (ST1) Green-On Normal operation. Green-Blink Power-on diagnosis or software activation. 1-29 System Overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 38 Green-On Normal operation. Green-Blink Power-on diagnosis or software activation. Red-Blink Fault. Max. temperature limit exceeded or other warning. Red-On Alarm. Identify LED (LOCID) Blue-On The switch module is identified. 1-30 System Overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 39 Green-On Normal operation. Green-Blink Power-on diagnostics or firmware activation. Red-Blink Fault. Max temperature limit exceeded or other warning. Red-On Alarm. Identify LED (LOCID) Blue-On The switch module is identified. 1-31 System Overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 40 Power LED (PWR) Green-On Powered on normally. Status 1 LED (ST1) Green-On Powered on. Green-Blink In initial diagnostics or in initial setting. Red-On An error is detected. 1-32 System Overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 41 Amber-Blink Warning. Uplink port status LED1 Amber-On Signal or communication received, but not on line. Amber-Blink Slow blink: Port disabled. Rapid blink: Port failed. Uplink port status LED2 Green-On Online. 1-33 System Overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 42 Signal or communication received, but not online. Amber-Blink Slow blink: The port is disabled. Rapid blink: The port has failed. Uplink port status LED2 Green-On FC port is online. 1-34 System Overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 43 Power LED (PWR) Green-On Powered-on, normal operation. Status LED Green-On Normal operation. Green-Blink Power-on diagnostics or firmware activation. Amber-On Fault. Amber-Blink Alarm. Uplink port status LED1 Green-On FC port is online. 1-35 System Overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 44: Power Supply Module

    Green-Blink 12 V main power off, but AC power is present. Amber-On Fail or system shutdown. Amber-Blink No AC power to this power supply, but others are supplied with AC power. Inlet IEC60320-C20 power inlet. 1-36 System Overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 45: Fan Module

    Table 1-27 Customer replaceable units (CRU) Location Replaceable units Server chassis Server blade Shelf Management module Lithium battery Switch module SFP+ Fan module Power supply module LCD touch console Front panel KVM/USB cable 1-37 System Overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 46 Lithium battery USB memory (LPAR manager) For more information, see; • Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Service Manual Note: Only install or replace units that are specifically allowed for customer replacement. All maintenance must be performed according to; •...
  • Page 47: Specification

    Specification This chapter describes the specifications of the system interface. □ System Unit Specifications □ Interface Port Pin-outs Specification Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 48: System Unit Specifications

    Power source Input voltage (Frequency) Single Phase AC 100-120 V / 200-240 V (50-60 Hz) 4678 W Power consumption (Maximum) Environmental Temperature 5 to 40°C [Non-operating: requirements -10 to 43 °C] Specification Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 49: Server Blade Specifications

    Table 2-3 Xeon Server Blade other specification (CB 540A A1/B1) Items Specifications Main memory DIMM type (per slot) DDR3 RDIMM, 2 / 4 / 8 / 16 / 32 GB; LR-DIMM 32 GB Specification Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 50 A1 model does not come with the onboard LAN. Table 2-4 Xeon Server Blade CPU specification (CB 520H A1/B1) - 1 Items Specifications Supported CPU E5-2680 E5-2670 E5-2640 Number of Cores Specification Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 51 LSI SAS 2004 / LSI SAS 2008 Number of I/F Maximum: 2 (2.5 inch SAS HDD, SSD) RAID function RAID 0.1 Resolution 640x400 - 1680x1050 Refresh rate 60 - 85 Hz Bit per pixel 8, 16, 32 Specification Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 52 3.5 GHz 2.5 GHz QPI frequency 7.2 GT/s 6.4 GT/s 8.0 GT/s 8.0 GT/s L3 cache 15 M 10 M 15 M 25 M 80 W 80 W 130 W 115 W Specification Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 53 1 (VGA / COM / USB2.0 / 2 port) DCMI (Data Center Management Interface) Not supported Power consumption 613 W External dimension (W x D x H: mm) 215.4 x 492.7 x 51.1 Mass Maximum: 7.1 kg Specification Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 54 Table 2-12 Xeon Server Blade other specification (CB 520H B3) Items Specifications Main Memory DIMM type (per slot) DDR4 RDIMM 8, 16 GB LRDIMM 32 GB Operating mode Independent Channel Mode, Rank Sparing Mode, Mirrored Channel Mode Number of slots Specification Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 55 E5-2440 E5-2420 E5-2403 E5-2430L Number of Cores CPU frequency 2.3 GHz 2.4 GHz 1.9 GHz 1.8 GHz 2 GHz QPI frequency 8.0 GT/s 7.2 GT/s 7.2 GT/s 6.4 GT/s 7.2 GT/s Specification Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 56 External dimension (W x D x H: mm) 215.4 x 492.7 x 51.1 Mass Maximum: 6.2 kg Notes: Hard disk drive capacity is calculated assuming that 1 GB is equal to 10 bytes. 2-10 Specification Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 57 2-blade SMP / 4-blade SMP HDD/SSD Number of HDDs Maximum: 2 Maximum: 2.4 TB Capacity Internal disk Controller LSI SAS 3004 Number of I/F Maximum: 2 RAID function RAID 0.1 2-11 Specification Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 58 Number of CPUs Maximum: 2 Table 2-19 Xeon Server Blade other specification (CB 520X B2) Items Specifications Main memory DIMM type (per slot) DDR4 RDIMM: 8 GB, 16 GB, 32 GB 2-12 Specification Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 59 In SMP configuration between blades, VGA and COM are not available and only USB port is available on non-primary server blades. The Mass of a server blade includes that of SMP connection board. 2-13 Specification Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 60 PCI expansion slot 4/slot 5 Electrical x4/Physical x8; Maximum: 25 W DC input supply voltage DC + 12 V Power consumption 294 W External dimensions (W x D x H: mm) 215.4 x 492.7 x 51.1 2-14 Specification Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 61: Management Module Specifications

    Firmware update Available External dimensions (W x D x H: mm) 146 x 252 x 25 Mass 0.6 kg Switch Module Specifications The following table provides specifications for switch modules. 2-15 Specification Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 62 SNMPv1 / v2 / v3, MIB II, IPv6MIB, RMON, syslog, ping, traceroute, SSH, telnet, ftp, tftp, NTP, IPv4DHCP server/relay, PrefixDelegation, LLDP, OADP, port mirroring, RADIUS, TACACS+, Uplink failover, (Dynamic) Flow statistics/information (sFlow) 2-16 Specification Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 63 Flow control (802.3x), Jumbo frame Layer 2 Function port VLAN, Tag-VLAN (IEEE 802.1Q), Protocol VLAN, MAC-VLANSTP (IEEE 802.1D), RSTP (IEEE 802.1w), PVST+, MSTP (IEEE 802.1s) link aggregation (static, IEEE 802.3ad), uplink-failover 2-17 Specification Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 64 500 m at 1 Gb/sec; 300 m at 2 Gb/sec; 150 m at 4 Gb/sec; 50 m at 8 Gb/sec Scalability Full fabric architecture with up to 239 switches Console / management ports 10/100 Ethernet (RJ-45) Serial port (RS-232C) 2-18 Specification Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 65 16 Gb SFP+, LC connector, short-wave laser Maximum distance: • Multi-mode 62.5 μm cable (OM1) 70 m at 4 Gb/sec; 21 m at 8 Gb/sec; 15 m at 16 Gb/sec 2-19 Specification Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 66: Power Supply Module Specifications

    12 A (Nominal), 13.5 A (500 ms maximum) Efficiency 84 % at 10 % load 90 % at 20 % load 94 % at 50 % load 91 % at 100 % load 2-20 Specification Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 67: Fan Module Specifications

    5 to 30°C [Non-operating: -10 to 43°C] for CB 520H B2 with CPU E5-2637v2 installed. 5 to 35°C [Non-operating: -10 to 43°C] for CB 520H B3 with CPU E5-2699v3, E5-2697v3, E5-2667v3, and E5-2637v3 installed. 2-21 Specification Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 68: Transceiver And Cable Specifications

    2 m to 26 m 2 m to 33 m 100 m distance Table 2-33 10 G direct attach cable specifications Items Specifications Form factor SFP+ (integrated with the cable) Power consumption 0.25 to 0.27 W 2-22 Specification Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 69: Interface Port Pin-Outs

    Input / Output Data+ signal line Input / Output Supply Ground RS-232C Interface Connector (Management Module) The following figure shows RS-232C interface connector installed in management modules. Figure 2-2 RS-232C Interface Connector 2-23 Specification Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 70: Lan Connector

    Input / Output BI_DC- Bi-directional pair C- Input / Output BI_DB- Bi-directional pair B- Input / Output BI_DD+ Bi-directional pair D+ Input / Output BI_DD- Bi-directional pair D- Input / Output 2-24 Specification Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 71 Table 2-37 Specifications of LAN Interface Connector for 100BASE-TX/10BASE-T connection Signal Name Description Direction Transmit Data + Output Transmit Data - Output Received Data + Input Not connected Not connected Received Data - Input Not connected Not connected 2-25 Specification Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 72 2-26 Specification Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 73: A Service Life Limited Parts

    Service Life Limited Parts This Appendix-A describes service life limited parts. □ About service life limited parts for CB 500 Service Life Limited Parts Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 74: About Service Life Limited Parts For Cb 500

    It is recommended that you replace it with a new one before the service life expires. Tip: Product life expectancy is just an estimated limit. It is not guaranteed that no failure occurs within the period. Service Life Limited Parts Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 75: B Expiration Of Rohs Exemption

    Expiration of RoHS exemption This Appendix-B describes expiration of RoHS exemption. □ About expiration of RoHS exemption Expiration of RoHS exemption Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 76: About Expiration Of Rohs Exemption

    RoHS-compliant chassis, the whole unit does not comply with RoHS. There is no functional difference between non-RoHS- compliant products and their RoHS-compliant successors. Expiration of RoHS exemption Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 77 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series System Overview Guide...
  • Page 78: Mk-91Cb500001

    Hitachi Data Systems Corporate Headquarters 2845 Lafayette Street Santa Clara, California 95050-2639 U.S.A. www.hds.com Regional Contact Information Americas +1 408 970 1000 info@hds.com Europe, Middle East, and Africa +44 (0)1753 618000 info.emea@hds.com Asia Pacific +852 3189 7900 hds.marketing.apac@hds.com MK-91CB500001-12...