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Areas Covered
Before Reading This Manual
This section explains the notes for your safety and conventions used in this manual.
Chapter 1
Overview
This chapter explains component names and basic operations of this server, as well as an
overview of the software provided with this server. In addition, the workflow, from placing the
server to starting the operation, is also described.
Chapter 2
Checking before OS Installation
This chapter explains the preparation on the server and cautions necessary before OS installation.
Please read this chapter before starting installation.
Chapter 3
OS Installation using ServerStart
This chapter explains how to install the OS in the server using ServerStart.
Chapter 4
Manual OS Installation
This chapter explains how to install the OS without using ServerStart.
Chapter 5
Operations after OS Installation
This chapter explains the operations to be performed after OS installation. Be sure to perform
those operations before operating the server.
Chapter 6
High Reliability Tools
For stable PRIMERGY server operations, we recommend that high reliability tools be installed.
This chapter explains the installation and necessary settings of high reliability tools.
Chapter 7
Installing Hardware Options
This chapter explains how to install internal options.
Chapter 8
Configuring Hardware
This chapter explains how to make the environment settings necessary to operate the server and
how to use each utility.
Chapter 9
Operation and Maintenance
This chapter explains the operations that become necessary after starting to use this server as well
as daily care and maintenance.
Appendix
This appendix explains the specifications for the server and for its internal options.
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  • Page 1 PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide Areas Covered Before Reading This Manual This section explains the notes for your safety and conventions used in this manual. Chapter 1 Overview This chapter explains component names and basic operations of this server, as well as an overview of the software provided with this server.
  • Page 2: For Your Safety

    Note that data protection is not guaranteed when repairs are performed. It is the customer's responsibility to maintain backup copies in advance. In case of data loss, Fujitsu assumes no liability for data maintenance or restoration and damages that occur as a result of the data loss for any reason, except for items covered under warranty.
  • Page 3 PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide Remarks Warning descriptions Various symbols are used throughout this manual. These are used to emphasize important points for your safety and that of others. The following are the symbols and their meanings. Fully understand these symbols when reading this manual.
  • Page 4 Entering commands (Keys) Command entries are displayed in the following way. • At each blank in a command line (as pointed out above), press the [Space] key once. • When using Windows or DOS OS, commands are not case sensitive. •...
  • Page 5: Reference Information

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide Abbreviations The following expressions and abbreviations are used throughout this manual. table: Abbreviations of product names Product name Expressions and abbreviations PRIMERGY TX120 TX120 or the server ® ® Windows Server 2003 Windows Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition ®...
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide Contents Chapter 1 Overview 1.1 TX120 ..........14 1.2 Supplied Software .
  • Page 8 3.2.3 OS Installation Wizard ........61 3.2.4 Application Wizard .
  • Page 9 PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide Chapter 6 High Reliability Tools 6.1 RAID Management Tool ....... 112 6.2 Server Monitoring Tool [ServerView] .
  • Page 10 8.2.4 Boot Options Submenu ........154 8.2.5 Advanced Menu .
  • Page 11 PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide D Remote Management Controller ..... . . 210 D.1 Overview of the Remote Management Controller ....210 D.2 Preparation for Using Remote Management Controller .
  • Page 13: Chapter 1 Overview

    Chapter 1 Overview This chapter explains component names and basic operations of this server, as well as an overview of the software provided with this server. In addition, the workflow, from placing the server to starting the operation, is also described.
  • Page 14: Tx120

    Chapter 1 Overview 1.1 TX120 This server is an entry-level server with high-speed processing and cost- effectiveness. This server has the following features. High reliability Memory modules enabling high-speed processing For the memory, the system is equipped with DDR II 533 Unbuffered Lowprofile DIMM enabling high- speed processing.
  • Page 15 PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide Excellent scalability Maximum 8GB memory size This server has 512MB memory installed as a standard feature. The memory size can be extended to 8GB maximum. Two hard disk bays Up to two internal hard disk units can be installed in the 2.5-inch storage bays.
  • Page 16: Supplied Software

    Chapter 1 Overview 1.2 Supplied Software The following software is supplied together with the server. ServerStart supports setting up the system and high reliability tools to prevent troubles while server system is running. 1.2.1 Setup Support Tool - ServerStart ServerStart is an initial setup support tool for PRIMERGY. It offers simple procedures for setup and proper installation for recommended drivers.
  • Page 17: Network Configuration

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide Some operations such as a license window and media replacements are required to be performed manually. High reliability tools are software with comprehensive strength for stable system operation of the server management. Merit with ServerStart setup Network configuration ServerStart can configure a network on server installation.
  • Page 18: Tool Bar

    Chapter 1 Overview Tool bar For the Expert mode Goes to the Returns to the Changes the size Ends ServerStart. next page. previous page. of icons. Returns to Goes to one tier Resets the status upper. the main screen. function. While the wizard is running, do not click the icon to move to the previous or next window or to upper tree level.
  • Page 19: High Reliability Tools

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide 1.2.2 High Reliability Tools High reliability tools provide comprehensive supports for stable system operations of the server. The following tools have individual management function through normal operations to restoration from errors: • Server monitoring tools • System diagnosis support tool •...
  • Page 20: Installing High Reliability Tools

    Chapter 1 Overview LAN driver advanced setup tools These tools set details on the LAN, including the use of the Teaming (load balance) function and VLAN configuration. Broadcom Advanced Control Suite (BACS) BACS is a tool for setting details on the onboard LAN when it is used to configure a VLAN. ®...
  • Page 21 PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide When using ServerStart to install the OS, RAID management tool and ServerView are installed together. These cannot be selected individually. To use all functions of ServerView, "Java2 Runtime Environment Standard Edition" and "Web server" are required. When using ServerStart to install the OS, "Java2 Runtime Environment Standard Edition"...
  • Page 22: Component Names And Functions

    Chapter 1 Overview 1.3 Component Names and Functions This section explains the component names and functions of the server and baseboard. 1.3.1 Server (front view) Drive cover Use a drive cover key to unlock the drive cover and open it. a Drive cover key It is recommended locking the cover to prevent unauthorized access to the inside of the server.
  • Page 23: Power Switch

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide d Hard disk failure LED This LED is lit or blinking depending on the hard disk status as follows. table: Indication of hard disk failure LED LED status Hard disk status In normal mode or hot spare mode...
  • Page 24: Server (Rear View)

    Chapter 1 Overview n System status LED ( ) This LED is lit or blinking amber when an error is detected in the server components. If this LED is lit or blinking, contact an office listed in the "Contact Information" of "Start Guide". o Hard disk access LED ( ) This LED blinks green when data is being written to or read from a hard disk.
  • Page 25: Mouse Connector

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide c Mouse connector ( Connect a mouse. d Keyboard connector ( Connect a keyboard. e Display connector ( Connect a display cable. f Serial port connector ( Connect a cable of peripheral equipment conforming to the RS-232C standard such as a modem.
  • Page 26: Server (Internal)

    Chapter 1 Overview 1.3.3 Server (internal) Front Rear a 2.5-inch storage bay Install internal hard disk units. b Optional bay Install an internal bay option. c Power supply unit d Expansion card slot Install expansion cards that enhance the server functions. e Memory slot Install memory modules.
  • Page 27: Baseboard

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide 1.3.4 Baseboard a CPU socket Install a CPU. b Memory slot Install memory modules. If more memory modules are added, the amount of the data that can be read at a time increases and the processing performance of the server improves.
  • Page 28: Standard Operations

    Chapter 1 Overview 1.4 Standard Operations This section explains such standard operations as turning on/off the server and inserting/ejecting a CD/DVD. 1.4.1 Opening the Drive Cover Turn the drive cover key counterclockwise to unlock the cover. Drive cover key Tilt the drive cover downward.
  • Page 29: Turning On The Server

    When operating the device outside of this operating environment, the server may operate improperly, damage data etc. Furthermore, Fujitsu cannot be held responsible for any related damage, malfunction, or loss of data, etc. • The fans rotate at high speed immediately after the server is turned on, but this is not defective.
  • Page 30: Turning Off The Server

    Chapter 1 Overview Press the power switch on the front of the server. The server's power LED is lit green. When the power is turned on, the server performs Power On Self Tests (POST). If any abnormalities are detected by POST, error messages are displayed ("9.2.2 Error Messages" ( pg.175)).
  • Page 31 PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide Make sure that the CD/DVD drive is empty. Shut down the OS. In the following cases, the server is turned off after the OS is shut down (Step 4 is not necessary). • Windows OS • ServerView is installed In other cases, make sure that the access LEDs of floppy disk and hard disk are off when the OS is shut down.
  • Page 32: Inserting And Ejecting A Cd/Dvd

    Chapter 1 Overview Cautions when turning the power off (Windows Server 2003) For the power switch operation mode of this server, you can specify the following modes depending on the OS settings (normally, "Shutdown" is specified). "Do Nothing", "Prompt Input", "Standby", "Hibernation", or "Shutdown" On this server, functions corresponding to "Standby"...
  • Page 33 PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide • When a CD/DVD is moved from a cold place to a warm place, moisture condensation on the CD/ DVD surface can cause data read errors. In this case, wipe the CD/DVD with a soft, dry cloth then let it air dry.
  • Page 34 Chapter 1 Overview Have the label side of the CD/DVD forward, position the hole of the disc to the projection on the center of the tray, and then set the CD/DVD firmly until it clicks. If the disc is not set properly, it may not be played or ejected. CD/DVD tray Press the CD/DVD eject button.
  • Page 35: Workflow

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide 1.5 Workflow To start the server operation, perform the following procedures. Installing the server Refer to "Safety Precautions" and "Start Guide" to install the server to a suitable place. Preparing the server - Install hardware options - Set hardware Refer to "2.1 Preparation on the Server", "Chapter 7 Installing Hardware Options"...
  • Page 36 Chapter 1 Overview...
  • Page 37 Chapter 2 Checking before OS Installation This chapter explains the preparation on the server and cautions necessary before OS installation. Please read this chapter before starting installation. 2.1 Preparation on the Server ......2.2 Selecting the Installation Method .
  • Page 38: Chapter 2 Checking Before Os Installation

    Chapter 2 Checking before OS Installation 2.1 Preparation on the Server Before starting installation of the OS, install internal options in the server and perform hardware settings. 2.1.1 Installing Internal Options The installation sequence depends on the internal options which must be installed before or after installation of the OS.
  • Page 39: Hardware Settings

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide Cautions for installing a memory module The supported maximum capacity of this server is 8GB. However, it varies depending on OS to be installed. Furthermore, since the server uses part of memory as PCI resources, the maximum available capacity has limitation.
  • Page 40: Selecting The Installation Method

    When installing the OS for the first time, there are multiple installation methods. Refer to the following to decide on the method. Linux For the use of Linux, refer to the Fujitsu PRIMERGY What OS will you use? website (http://primergy.fujitsu.com).
  • Page 41: Supported Os

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide 2.2.1 Supported OS The following operating systems can be installed by using ServerStart V6.711. ® ® • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition ® ® • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition ® ® • Microsoft...
  • Page 42: Precautions On Installation

    Chapter 2 Checking before OS Installation 2.3 Precautions on Installation Read the following notes before starting OS installation. 2.3.1 Installation Partition Size The installation partition sizes are stated as below when using ServerStart to install your OS. • Maximum size: 2TB •...
  • Page 43: Cautions For Using Serverstart

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide Notes • When a RAID-configured disk is used Hard disk units that have been used before may have unwanted partition information or array configuration information, which may cause unexpected problems. If you connect any hard disk units with usage history to this server, format them at low level on another system before connecting them to the server.
  • Page 44: Expansion Cards Supported By Serverstart

    Chapter 2 Checking before OS Installation License for use of system for ServerStart "License for Use of System for ServerStart" linked from the ServerStart startup window is a license for use of Windows PE contained in ServerStart of the PRIMERGY Startup Disc. Windows PE for starting up ServerStart can be only used for installing Windows Server 2003 R2 and Windows Server 2003, provided under a separate legal license.
  • Page 45: Preparation For Using Serverstart On A Client Computer

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide 2.4 Preparation for Using ServerStart on a Client Computer Install ServerStart on a client computer when creating a driver disk using FloppyBuilder function. System requirements for client computers Client computers must satisfy the following requirements. Hardware...
  • Page 46 A massage appears that "The publisher could not be verified. Are you sure you want to run this software?" 2. Click [Run]. Execute "SeStSetup.exe" in the disk when [Fujitsu ServerStart Setup] window does not display. Check the checkbox of [Classic] only and click [OK].
  • Page 47: Uninstalling Serverstart

    ServerStart has been installed to the client computer. 2.4.2 Uninstalling ServerStart Uninstall ServerStart on the client computer according to the following procedure when necessary. Click [Start] – [All Programs] – [Fujitsu Siemens ServerStart] – [Uninstall ServerStart]. Click [OK]. When the uninstallation is executed successfully, ServerStart is deleted.
  • Page 48 Chapter 2 Checking before OS Installation...
  • Page 49: Chapter 3 Os Installation Using Serverstart

    Chapter 3 OS Installation using ServerStart This chapter explains how to install the OS in the server using ServerStart. 3.1 Quick Installation Mode ......3.2 Expert Mode .
  • Page 50: Quick Installation Mode

    Chapter 3 OS Installation using ServerStart 3.1 Quick Installation Mode In this mode, the OS is installed after configuring minimum required settings. To install the OS quickly and easily, use the Quick Installation mode. When installing Windows Server 2003 x64, check that a USB floppy disk drive is connected before turning on the server.
  • Page 51 PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide Insert the ServerStart floppy disk supplied with the server. Make sure that "on local drive (floppy/USB stick)" and "A:" are selected and click [Continue]. Set the ServerStart floppy disk in the write-enabled state. To install the OS other than Windows Server 2003 x64 on the server which has no floppy disk drive, select [RAM Disk] and click [Continue].
  • Page 52 Chapter 3 OS Installation using ServerStart Click [Accept]. The [Welcome to ServerStart] window appears. Select [Quick Installation] and click [Next]. The [Select the Boot Controller and Boot Disk] window appears.
  • Page 53 PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide Set configuration of the RAID and disks and click [Next]. To install the OS while maintaining the established RAID environment Select [Logical Disk 0] and specify partition size to be created. One partition can be created. Select [Logical Disk 0] since the RAID is not required to be created.
  • Page 54 Chapter 3 OS Installation using ServerStart Select the OS to be installed and click [Next]. The [Configure your unattended Windows Installation] window appears. Set the items and click [Next]. The [Summary] window appears. Confirm the settings and click [Start Installation]. Click [Start now].
  • Page 55 PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide When a message prompts you to insert the OS CD/DVD, insert the CD/DVD and click [OK]. For Windows Server 2003 / Windows Server 2003 x64 1. Insert the OS CD/DVD (Installation disc). After files are copied, a message prompts you to eject the CD/DVD and floppy disk.
  • Page 56: Expert Mode

    Chapter 3 OS Installation using ServerStart 3.2 Expert Mode In this mode, start up Disk Manager, format the installation partition, and install the OS. Use this mode only when you want to perform installation while maintaining the existing partitions. 3.2.1 Starting Up the Expert Mode Start up the Expert mode.
  • Page 57 PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide Set the ServerStart floppy disk, provided with the server, and ensure that "Removable media" and "A:" are selected. Click [Create]. Set the ServerStart floppy disk in the write-enabled state. To install the OS other than Windows Server 2003 x64 on the server which has no floppy disk drive, select [RAM Disk] and click [Continue].
  • Page 58 Chapter 3 OS Installation using ServerStart Click [Accept]. The [Welcome to ServerStart] window appears. Select [Expert Installation] and click [Next]. The [Create a ServerStart Floppy Disk] window appears.
  • Page 59 PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide Click [Build a ServerStart Floppy Disk]. Creation of a ServerStart floppy disk starts. When the creation is completed, the "Floppy disk has been created." message appears. Click [OK]. The [Please Select your Keyboard] window appears. Select your keyboard language from the drop-down list and click [OK].
  • Page 60: Disk Manager

    Chapter 3 OS Installation using ServerStart Click [Install MS (OS) interactively (expertise required)]. The Expert mode starts. Start up the configuration tools to set items. Exiting a tool returns to the display to the Expert mode window. Make sure to open the menu of each wizard and confirm the settings. 3.2.2 Disk Manager Start up Disk Manager and format the installation partition.
  • Page 61: Os Installation Wizard

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide Be sure to set the active partition on drive C. Set items and click [Format]. The partition is formatted. When the formatting is completed, click the [File] menu – [Exit]. Disk Manager closes and the display returns to the Expert mode window.
  • Page 62 Chapter 3 OS Installation using ServerStart Enter the password in [Password for Administrator account] and [Please repeat Password] and click [Next]. If the passwords of [Password for Administrator account] and [Please repeat Password] are not identical, an error message appears. Enter the password correctly. The [Computer Identification] window appears.
  • Page 63 PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide Set items and click [next]. The [User Name] window appears. Set items and click [next]. The [Display Settings] window appears. Set items and click [next]. The [Network Protocol] window appears.
  • Page 64 Chapter 3 OS Installation using ServerStart Set items and click [next]. The [Software Components] window appears. If Windows Server 2003 R2 is selected at the Computer Identification, R2 components are always copied to the hard disk. To install the components, click [Properties] and check the box of the components to be installed.
  • Page 65 PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide Set items and click [next]. The [Services] window appears. Simple Network Management Protocol is always installed. Click [Properties] to change the set- tings. Set items and click [leave wizard]. The display returns to the Expert mode window.
  • Page 66: Application Wizard

    Chapter 3 OS Installation using ServerStart 3.2.4 Application Wizard Set configurations for installation of supplied applications such as high reliability tools. Open those windows and confirm the settings carefully. Click [Application Wizard: Select additional software components]. The application wizard appears. From the list in [Installable applications], select application software to be installed and click [>>].
  • Page 67: Starting Os Installation

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide 3.2.5 Starting OS Installation Install the operating system to the server. Notes on the installation When the installation partition is not empty, a confirmation message appears. Unless otherwise considered as problem, click [OK] to continue the installation procedure.
  • Page 68 Chapter 3 OS Installation using ServerStart When a message prompts you to insert the OS CD/DVD, insert the CD/DVD and click [OK]. For Windows Server 2003 / Windows Server 2003 x64 1. Insert the OS CD/DVD (Installation disc). The license agreement window appears. 2.
  • Page 69: Chapter 4 Manual Os Installation

    Chapter 4 Manual OS Installation This chapter explains how to install the OS without using ServerStart. 4.1 Creating Driver Disks ......4.2 Starting Manual Installation .
  • Page 70: Creating Driver Disks

    Chapter 4 Manual OS Installation 4.1 Creating Driver Disks When installing the OS manually, it is necessary to create driver installation disks beforehand. Also, driver disks must be created when you add an expansion card during server operation. 4.1.1 Required Driver Disks Prepare the floppy disks beforehand to create the driver disks.
  • Page 71: How To Create Driver Disks [Floppybuilder Function]

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide For Windows Server 2003 table: Drivers required for installing Windows Server 2003 Expansion card / onboard controller Driver Chipset Driver provided with PRIMERGY Startup Disc Graphic controller Driver provided with PRIMERGY Startup Disc Onboard SAS controller Integrated Mirroring SAS Driver Windows 2000/2003 Drivers Disk V1.25.05.00...
  • Page 72 If ServerStart has already been started, you do not have to restart it. If it is not started, perform the following startup procedures. For creation on a client computer Click [Start] – [All Programs] – [Fujitsu Siemens ServerStart] – [ServerStart (start from DVD)]. ServerStart starts up and the [Welcome to ServerStart] window appears.
  • Page 73 PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide Click [Accept]. The [Welcome to ServerStart] window appears. Select [Expert Installation] and click [Next]. The [Welcome to ServerStart] window appears. Eject the ServerStart floppy disk.
  • Page 74 Chapter 4 Manual OS Installation Creating driver disks Start up ServerStart, and check that the [Welcome to ServerStart] window is displayed. Click [FloppyBuilder]. The [ServerStart FloppyBuilder] window appears. Click [Drivers Diskettes (for Windows Server 2003)] or [Drivers Diskettes (for Windows Server 2003 x64)]. The [FloppyBuilder Driver Disk] window appears.
  • Page 75: Starting Manual Installation

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide 4.2 Starting Manual Installation This section explains how to install the OS manually. When starting the server without setting the floppy disk in the FDD unit (USB), BIOS does not recognize the FDD unit (USB). Make sure to connect the FDD unit (USB) and set the floppy disk before starting the server.
  • Page 76 Chapter 4 Manual OS Installation The [Windows Server 2003 x64 Setup] window appears. Immediately after the setup window appears, the following message is displayed at the bottom of the window. Press the [F6] key. Press F6 if you need to install a third party SCSI or RAID driver ...
  • Page 77: Before Starting Operation

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide Install a ChipSet driver. 1. Insert the PRIMERGY Startup Disc into the drive of the server. When the ServerStart window appears, exit ServerStart. 2. Execute the following command. [CD/DVD drive]:\DRIVERS\ChipSet\Intel\Intel3000\infinst_autol.exe The installation wizard starts up. 3. Click [Next]. Follow the instructions on the window to perform the installation.
  • Page 78: Installing Windows Server 2003

    Chapter 4 Manual OS Installation 4.2.2 Installing Windows Server 2003 For details on the OS settings, refer to the following URL. http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/exchange/2003/Library/default.mspx Create driver disks. Prepare necessary drivers before installing Windows Server 2003. Some drivers are created from PRIMERGY Startup Disc. For how to create driver disks, refer to "4.1 Creating Driver Disks"...
  • Page 79 PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide 2. When the message "Please insert the disk labeled Manufacturer-supplied hardware support disk into Drive A:" appears, press the [Enter] key. The following message appears. You have chosen to configure a SCSI Adapter for use with Windows, using a device support disk provided by an adapter manufacturer.
  • Page 80: Installing Linux

    The installation of Windows Server 2003 has completed. Before starting operation After OS installation, refer to "Chapter 5 Operations after OS Installation" ( pg.87) and perform the necessary procedures. 4.2.3 Installing Linux For the use of Linux, refer to the Fujitsu PRIMERGY website (http://primergy.fujitsu.com).
  • Page 81: Installing Lan Drivers

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide 4.3 Installing LAN Drivers This section explains how to install drivers. In addition to the case where the OS is installed manually, a driver must be installed when a LAN card is added. Checking the LAN device after OS installation The LAN driver installation procedure differs depending on whether the network adapter was recognized during the OS installation.
  • Page 82: Installing Lan Drivers (Windows Server 2003 X64)

    Chapter 4 Manual OS Installation When a recognized network adapter is not present For Windows Server 2003 x64 Perform " Installing LAN drivers" ( pg.83) on [Ethernet controller] under [Other devices]. For Windows Server 2003 Perform " Installing LAN drivers" ( pg.85) on [Ethernet controller] under [Other devices]. When the LAN driver is installed to [Other devices] before updating the driver for the network adapter recognized immediately after the OS installation When driver installation starts, the following window appears.
  • Page 83 PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide Double-click a LAN device name under [Network adapters]. Names of the LAN devices are displayed as follows. table: LAN device name LAN card LAN device name Onboard LAN (1000BASE-T) Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet PG-1853L Intel(R) PRO/1000 MT Desktop Adapter...
  • Page 84: Installing Lan Drivers (Windows Server 2003)

    Chapter 4 Manual OS Installation Click [Finish]. Click [Close] to close the properties window. Remove the driver disk, and restart the system. After LAN driver installation, names of the LAN devices are displayed as follows. table: LAN device name LAN cards LAN device name Onboard LAN (1000BASE-T) Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet...
  • Page 85: Latest Drivers

    PG-1892L Intel(R) PRO/1000 MT Server Adapter PG-2861L Intel(R) PRO/1000 PT Dual Port Server Adapter PG-289L Intel(R) PRO/1000 PT Server Adapter PG-288L Intel(R) PRO/1000 PT Server Adapter 4.3.3 Latest Drivers For the latest drivers, refer to the Fujitsu PRIMERGY website (http://primergy.fujitsu.com).
  • Page 86 Chapter 4 Manual OS Installation...
  • Page 87 Chapter 5 Operations after OS Installation This chapter explains the operations to be performed after OS installation. Be sure to perform these operations before operating the server. 5.1 Memory Dump / Paging File Setting ....5.2 Creating a Disk for System Recovery .
  • Page 88: Chapter 5 Operations After Os Installation

    Chapter 5 Operations after OS Installation 5.1 Memory Dump / Paging File Setting Before starting operating this server, configure the setting for obtaining memory dump. Memory dump Debugging information, when memory dump has been set, will be automatically saved in case that a STOP error (fatal system error) occurs in the system.
  • Page 89 PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide Small memory dump Minimum information to identify a problem is recorded. When this option is selected, a new file is created each time the system unexpectedly stops. Those file histories are stored in the directory displayed in [Small dump directory].
  • Page 90 Chapter 5 Operations after OS Installation • Kernel memory dump Only kernel memory is recorded to the memory dump file. • Small memory dump (64KB) Minimum information is recorded to the memory dump file. Each time a fatal error occurs, a new file is created in the directory specified in [Small dump directory].
  • Page 91 PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide Click the [Advanced] tab. Click [Change] of the [Virtual memory]. The [Virtual Memory] window appears. Select the drive where the paging file is to be created. In [Drive], select the drive where the system is installed.
  • Page 92 Chapter 5 Operations after OS Installation Select [Custom size] and enter a value in [Initial size]. The value depends on the type of the set dump file. Set a value larger than the value shown in [Recommended] in [Total paging file size for all drives].
  • Page 93: Creating A Disk For System Recovery

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide 5.2 Creating a Disk for System Recovery If the installation of the OS was performed manually, create a system recovery disk. If the system file, system configuration or environment setting change at startup, etc., is damaged, such data can be reconstructed using the recovery information stored in the created system recovery disk.
  • Page 94 Chapter 5 Operations after OS Installation When the process is completed, a message appears. Eject the floppy disk according to the message and put a label on it. Label Example: "Windows Automated System Recovery Disk: Backup.bkf, Created at 12:00 04/ 01/2008"...
  • Page 95: Storing The System Configuration Information

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide 5.3 Storing the System Configuration Information Before starting operations and when changing the system configuration information, store the configuration information. By storing this information, the system can be recovered with the stored information in case of a system failure (such as when the baseboard fails).
  • Page 96: Storing The Bios Information And The Remote Management Controller Information

    Chapter 5 Operations after OS Installation 5.3.1 Storing the BIOS Information and the Remote Management Controller Information Store the BIOS information and the Remote Management Controller information according to the following procedures. Before starting the operation, if the boot monitoring function of ServerView is enabled, disable it (it is disabled by default).
  • Page 97: Recovering The Bios Information And The Remote Management Controller

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide 5.3.2 Recovering the BIOS Information and the Remote Management Controller Information If the information configured with BIOS Setup Utility was deleted due to a drain of the built-in server battery, etc., restore the BIOS information according to the following procedures.
  • Page 98: Creating Maintenance Tools

    Chapter 5 Operations after OS Installation 5.4 Creating Maintenance Tools This section explains how to create tools for maintaining the server. Maintenance tools are created with the FloppyBuilder function of ServerStart. With the FloppyBuilder function of ServerStart, you can create the following tools: •...
  • Page 99: Creating A Dos Diskette

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide • Version and Level of the Server Management Tools • Date of the floppy disk created 5.4.2 Creating a DOS Diskette For DOS data stored into the floppy disk, refer to the file in the following folder of the PRIMERGY Startup Disc.
  • Page 100: Notes Before Operating The Server

    Chapter 5 Operations after OS Installation 5.5 Notes before Operating the Server This section explains the settings required before starting to operate the server. For details on the settings, refer to the following URL. http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/exchange/2003/Library/default.mspx For the settings of the installed application software supplied with the server, refer to the manuals of each of them.
  • Page 101: Notes On Advanced Uninterruptible Power Supply (Ups)

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide Click [Start] – [Administrative Tools] – [Computer Management]. Click [Disk Management]. Right-click the partition to change the letter and click [Change Drive Letter and Path]. The [Change Drive Letter and Path] window appears. Click [Edit]. The [Change Drive Letter or Path] window appears.
  • Page 102: Other Notes On Operation

    Chapter 5 Operations after OS Installation BIOS Setup Utility setting To manage the power supply via a LAN, configure the setting as follows in BIOS Setup Utility. It has been set to [Enabled] as the initial setting. Start up BIOS Setup Utility. "8.2.1 Starting and Exiting BIOS Setup Utility"...
  • Page 103: Lan Driver Advanced Setup [Bacs]

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide 5.6 LAN Driver Advanced Setup [BACS] BACS is an integrated GUI application consisting of programs such as Broadcom Advanced Server Program (BASP) that provides the load balancing feature, etc., by teaming up multiple adapters. BACS is used when performing advanced setup of the onboard LAN.
  • Page 104 Chapter 5 Operations after OS Installation Click [Next]. The license agreement window appears. Click [I accept the terms in the license agreement] and click [Next]. The [Custom Setup] window appears. Click [Next]. Proceed the installation by following the window instruction.
  • Page 105: For Windows Server 2003

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide For Windows Server 2003 If the OS is installed using ServerStart, "BACS" is already installed with the driver. If the OS is installed manually, BACS will not be installed. Execute the following file contained in PRIMERGY Startup Disc.
  • Page 106: Lan Driver Advanced Setup [Intel ® Proset]

    Chapter 5 Operations after OS Installation 5.7 LAN Driver Advanced Setup ® [Intel PROSet] ® "Intel PROSet" is a tool for configuring details on the LAN driver. It is used in the following cases. • Using the Teaming function between a LAN card and the onboard LAN •...
  • Page 107: Cautions For Pg-2861X/288X/289X Pci-Ex Lan Driver V11.2

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide 5.7.2 Cautions for PG-2861x/288x/289x PCI-ex LAN Driver V11.2 Event log When teaming is configured, multiple identical logs from the same source that start with the following log may be stored in the system log file of the event viewer at system startup.
  • Page 108 Chapter 5 Operations after OS Installation Switch Fault Tolerance (SFT) Switch Fault Tolerance (SFT) is a redundancy function equal to AFT in configuration when LAN ports are connected to a separate switch. SFT switches the link to be used between LAN ports and switches that are connected to the LAN ports when a failure occurs.
  • Page 109: Intel Proset

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide Only a link down error between a LAN card (onboard LAN) and the switch it connects with, and the equivalent errors lead to switching of the route. Therefore, if only the switch or LAN card (onboard LAN) is partially damaged and the route being used is sound at the link level, the route will not be switched in the team, but the communication with the Team may become an error.
  • Page 110 Chapter 5 Operations after OS Installation...
  • Page 111 Chapter 6 High Reliability Tools For stable PRIMERGY server operations, we recommend that high reliability tools be installed. This chapter explains the installation and necessary settings of high reliability tools. 6.1 RAID Management Tool ......112 6.2 Server Monitoring Tool [ServerView] .
  • Page 112: Chapter 6 High Reliability Tools

    Chapter 6 High Reliability Tools 6.1 RAID Management Tool RAID management tool performs configuration, initialization and monitoring of the hard disk array. For details, refer to the manual in the Array Controller Document & Tool CD. OS installation using ServerStart When the OS has been installed using ServerStart, RAID management tool has been also installed together with the OS as well as other high reliability tools.
  • Page 113: Server Monitoring Tool [Serverview]

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide 6.2 Server Monitoring Tool [ServerView] ServerView constantly monitors the hardware status of each server in the network, and at the same time, provides a console which enables to recognize the status of all the servers promptly. ServerView keeps the server hardware under monitoring all the time.
  • Page 114: Installing Serverview

    Chapter 6 High Reliability Tools Temperature monitoring ServerView monitors the temperature. In an environment where ServerView is not in use, the increasing temperature inside the server, caused by the fan malfunction as described above, can not be detected to prevent a system failure. The server must restart as those errors are detected by using BIOS Setup Utility or Server Management Tools.
  • Page 115: Setting Required After Installation

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide 6.2.2 Setting Required after Installation Perform necessary operations after ServerView installation referring to "2.4 Setting after Installation" in "ServerView User's Guide". Boot monitoring setting It is recommended to enable the boot monitoring function after ServerView is installed. For setting procedures and explanation on the function, refer to "[Restart] Tab"...
  • Page 116: Maintenance Support Tool [Hrm/Server]

    Chapter 6 High Reliability Tools 6.3 Maintenance Support Tool [HRM/ server] HRM/server supports quick and proper maintenance operation to achieve high server operation stability. 6.3.1 Installing HRM/server When installed using ServerStart When the OS has been installed using ServerStart, HRM/server has been also installed together with the OS as well as other high reliability tools.
  • Page 117: Solving Problems Early [Dsnap]

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide 6.4 Solving Problems Early [DSNAP] DSNAP is a tool for collectively acquiring failure investigation information such as server environment information. OS installation using ServerStart When the OS has been installed using ServerStart, DSNAP has been also installed together with the OS as well as other high reliability tools.
  • Page 118 Chapter 6 High Reliability Tools...
  • Page 119: Installing Hardware

    Chapter 7 Installing Hardware Options This chapter explains how to install and remove the various hardware options. 7.1 Before Installing Hardware Options ....120 7.2 Removing and Attaching the Side Cover .
  • Page 120: Chapter 7 Installing Hardware Options

    When installing optional products (such as internal/external options and USB equipments), be sure to use the products in a system configuration diagram for stable PRIMERGY server operations. Fujitsu does not warrant that the server related products will operate properly if you use the unauthorized third...
  • Page 121 PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide • Before installing/removing internal options to/from the server, turn off the server, all peripheral devices, and any other connected devices. Also unplug all power cables from the outlet. Failure to do so can cause electric shock ("1.4.3 Turning Off the Server"...
  • Page 122: Removing And Attaching The Side Cover

    Chapter 7 Installing Hardware Options 7.2 Removing and Attaching the Side Cover Remove the side cover to install peripheral devices. Perform the following procedures to remove the side cover. • Before removing or attaching the side cover, turn off the server, all peripheral devices, and any other connected devices.
  • Page 123: Installing The Side Cover

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide Installing the side cover To attach the side cover, simply reverse the removal procedures. • Before turning on the server, make sure that all covers are in place. • Check to make sure no tools or unnecessary components are left inside the...
  • Page 124: Installing Memory Modules

    Chapter 7 Installing Hardware Options 7.3 Installing Memory Modules Additional memory will help increase the amount of data that can be read at a time and improve the server processing capability. • When installing or removing memory, turn off the server, all peripheral devices, and any other connected devices.
  • Page 125: Installation Location Of Memory Modules

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide 7.3.1 Installation Location of Memory Modules Install memory modules to the memory slots in the server. Baseboard Front Rear • Memory slot 1A: For preinstalled memory module. • Memory slot 2A, 1B, 2B: For add-on memory modules.
  • Page 126: How To Install Memory Modules

    Chapter 7 Installing Hardware Options Order of memory module installation Install memory modules in ascending order of capacity from memory slot 1A – 1B – 2A – 2B. 7.3.3 How to Install Memory Modules Turn off the server and connected devices, and unplug all power cables from the outlet.
  • Page 127 PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide To replace the memory module, open outward the retention clips on both sides of the slot. • Make sure not to open the clips outward too quickly because the memory module may pop up, which could cause damage.
  • Page 128: Defective Memory Disconnection Function

    Chapter 7 Installing Hardware Options 7.3.4 Defective Memory Disconnection Function This server is equipped with the defective memory disconnection function. This function disconnects the memory judged to be defective (abnormal) during Power On Self Test (POST) to start the server. If the memory capacity is discovered to be smaller than the capacity of the memory installed during POST, there is a possibility of memory defect.
  • Page 129: Installing Expansion Cards

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide 7.4 Installing Expansion Cards This section explains the types of expansion card, notes and installation procedures. • When installing or removing an expansion card, turn off the server, all peripheral devices, and any other connected devices. Also unplug all power cables from the outlet.
  • Page 130: Installation Location Of An Expansion Card

    Chapter 7 Installing Hardware Options 7.4.1 Installation Location of an Expansion Card The server has three PCI slots to accommodate up to three expansion cards. The specification is different depending on the PCI slot number. Front Rear PCI-E x1 slot PCI-E x4 slot PCI slot (32bit/33MHz )
  • Page 131: Installable Expansion Cards And Notes

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide 7.4.2 Installable Expansion Cards and Notes The following expansion cards can be installed in this server. PCI slots where the expansion cards are installed are different depending on the cards. Installable expansion cards and installation location...
  • Page 132: Removing Expansion Cards

    Chapter 7 Installing Hardware Options Push the tabs on the slot fixing cover (1) to open to the rear side (2), and remove the slot cover (3). PUSH PUSH Be sure to keep the removed slot cover for later use. If operating the server with no expansion card, attach the slot cover to keep dust away.
  • Page 133: Installing Internal Hard Disk Units

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide 7.5 Installing Internal Hard Disk Units This section explains how to install internal hard disk units. • When installing or removing internal hard disk units, turn off the server, all peripheral devices, and any other connected devices. Also unplug all power cables from the outlet.
  • Page 134: Installation Location Of Internal Hard Disk Units

    Chapter 7 Installing Hardware Options 7.5.1 Installation Location of Internal Hard Disk Units Install internal hard disk units in 2.5-inch storage bay. 2.5-inch internal hard disk unit bay 2 2.5-inch internal hard disk unit bay 1 7.5.2 Installable Internal Hard Disk Units and Notes Before installing an internal hard disk unit, check the following points.
  • Page 135: How To Install Internal Hard Disk Units

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide Before installing optional hard disk units, refer to "B.2 Internal Hard Disk Units" ( pg.202) to check to see the packaged items. Slot number The slot numbers which are displayed on the software such as RAID management tool correspond to the hard disk bay numbers as follows.
  • Page 136 Chapter 7 Installing Hardware Options Removing an internal hard disk unit To remove an internal hard disk unit, open the cover with the tab pressed and pull the internal hard disk unit out towards you. When pulling out the internal hard disk unit, put your hand on it and hold it with both hands.
  • Page 137: Replacing A Failed Internal Hard Disk Unit (In Array Configuration Only)

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide 7.5.4 Replacing a Failed Internal Hard Disk Unit (in array configuration only) When an array system is configured with this server, a failed hard disk unit can be replaced and repaired without turning off the server and peripheral devices (hot-swappable/hot-pluggable).
  • Page 138: Installing Internal Bay Options

    Chapter 7 Installing Hardware Options 7.6 Installing Internal Bay Options This section explains how to install internal bay options. Unlike external devices, an internal bay option does not need to be connected to the outlet because its power is supplied from the server. In addition, it offers the advantage of space saving. •...
  • Page 139: Installation Location Of Internal Bay Options

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide 7.6.1 Installation Location of Internal Bay Options Internal DVD-ROM drive bay Optional bay 7.6.2 Installable Internal Bay Options and Notes Installable internal bay options and installation location The following internal bay options can be installed in this server.
  • Page 140: How To Install Internal Bay Options

    Chapter 7 Installing Hardware Options 7.6.3 How to Install Internal Bay Options Turn off the server and connected devices, and unplug all power cables from the outlet. Remove the cover. "7.2 Removing and Attaching the Side Cover" (pg.122) Remove the reinforcing bar.
  • Page 141 PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide Remove the internal hard disk drive bay / internal DVD-ROM drive bay. 1. Remove all cables connected to the internal hard disk drive bay / internal DVD- ROM drive bay. Power cable SAS cable Power cable...
  • Page 142 Chapter 7 Installing Hardware Options Remove the cover of the optional bay. Insert your fingers into two holes of the cover and pull the cover towards you to remove it. The cover of the optional bay Be sure to keep the removed dummy units for later use. Install the rails supplied with the internal bay option.
  • Page 143 PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide Connect a USB cable and a power cable to the internal bay option. The following is an example of the internal DAT72 unit. 1. The cables are bound with clips on the server. Open the clips.
  • Page 144 Chapter 7 Installing Hardware Options Install the internal hard disk unit bay / internal DVD-ROM drive bay. Put the projections on the bottom face of the internal hard disk drive bay / internal DVD-ROM drive bay to the holes of the optional bay, and slide it to be fixed. Internal hard disk drive bay / internal DVD-ROM drive bay the bottom face Projection...
  • Page 145: Settings After Installing Internal Data Cartridge Drive Unit

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide 7.6.4 Settings after Installing Internal Data Cartridge Drive Unit To operate the server where an internal data cartridge drive unit is installed with the data cartridge in, configure the following settings in BIOS Setup Utility. To prevent the boot from the data cartridge, follow the procedure below.
  • Page 146 Chapter 7 Installing Hardware Options...
  • Page 147: Chapter 8 Configuring Hardware

    Chapter 8 Configuring Hardware This chapter explains how to make the environment settings necessary to operate the server. 8.1 Jumper Settings ....... 148 8.2 BIOS Setup Utility .
  • Page 148: Jumper Settings

    Chapter 8 Configuring Hardware 8.1 Jumper Settings The BIOS password setting can be deleted through the jumper settings. Do not change the jumper settings in normal use. Jumper location The jumper of the server is located on the baseboard as shown below. Jumper settings To change the setting, set the jumper as follows: example)
  • Page 149: Bios Setup Utility

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide 8.2 BIOS Setup Utility This section explains settings for BIOS Setup Utility and items regarding each setting. 8.2.1 Starting and Exiting BIOS Setup Utility The following explains how to start and exit BIOS Setup Utility. How to start BIOS Setup Utility Turn on the server.
  • Page 150 Chapter 8 Configuring Hardware While the message "<F2> BIOS Setup / <F12> BOOT Menu" is displayed, pressing the [F12] key displays the Boot Menu screen after POST completes. Boot Menu CD-ROM Drive 2. +Diskette 3. +Hard Drive Legacy LAN Card <...
  • Page 151 PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide How to exit BIOS Setup Utility Use the [←] [→] keys to display the [Exit] menu. Main Advanced Security Server Exit Item Specific Help Save Changes & Exit Discard Changes & Exit Get Default Values Load Previous Values...
  • Page 152: Main Menu

    Chapter 8 Configuring Hardware 8.2.2 Main Menu The [Main] menu appears when starting BIOS Setup Utility. This menu is for setting time, date, and drives. Main Advanced Security Server Exit Item Specific Help System Time: [HH:MM:SS] System Date: [MM:DD:YYYY] Standard IDE: [******] Native IDE: [******]...
  • Page 153: Standard Ide Submenu

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide 8.2.3 Standard IDE Submenu This submenu is for setting the type and operating mode for connected IDE devices. When the drives are installed to Standard IDE Master or Standard IDE Slave, each menu is displayed. Displayed items differ depending on drives.
  • Page 154: Boot Options Submenu

    Chapter 8 Configuring Hardware 8.2.4 Boot Options Submenu This submenu is for system startup settings. Main Advanced Security Server Exit Boot Options Item Specific Help POST Errors: [Halt On All Errors] Keyboard Check: [Enabled] SM Error Halt: [Enabled] Fast Boot: [Disabled] Quiet Boot: [Disabled]...
  • Page 155: Advanced Menu

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide table: Boot Options submenu Item Setting Description Boot Sequence • CD-ROM Drive To set the order of devices in reading the OS, press the • Diskette [Enter] key. • Hard Drive Use the [+] [-] keys to change the priority order for the •...
  • Page 156: Peripheral Configuration Submenu

    Chapter 8 Configuring Hardware 8.2.6 Peripheral Configuration Submenu This submenu is for settings of the serial port, parallel port, etc. The items not listed in the figure below can be displayed by using the scroll bar. Main Advanced Security Server Exit Peripheral Configuration Item Specific Help...
  • Page 157: Pci Configuration Submenu

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide table: Peripheral Configuration submenu Item Setting Description LAN Remote Boot • Disabled (Initial value) Sets whether to perform a network boot. • PXE This function allows booting the server via the network. You can set this item only when [LAN Controller] is set to [Enabled].
  • Page 158: Advanced System Configuration Submenu

    Chapter 8 Configuring Hardware 8.2.8 Advanced System Configuration Submenu This menu is for settings of CPU, memory, and USB. Main Advanced Security Server Exit Advanced System Configuration Item Specific Help [Enabled] ECC Memory Checking: PCI Bus Parity Checking: [Enabled] BIOS Work Space Location: [Expansion ROM Area] Limit CPUID Functions: [Disabled]...
  • Page 159: Power On/Off Submenu

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide table: Advanced System Configuration submenu Item Setting Description CPU MC Status Clear Next Boot This setting is for the CPU internal. (Unchangeable) Discard Timer Mode 1024 clocks Configures the delayed transfer of PCI bus burst (Unchangeable) transfer.
  • Page 160: Ipmi Submenu

    Chapter 8 Configuring Hardware table: Power On/Off submenu Item Setting Description Power Off Source Power Button Enabled (Unchangeable) Sets whether to allow the use of the power switch for turning the power off, when the ACPI function is disabled. Power Failure Recovery •...
  • Page 161 PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide table: IPMI submenu Item Setting Description System Event Log Displays the system event logs. Press the [Enter] key to display the system event log window. Use the [+] [-] keys to display previous and subsequent entries.
  • Page 162: Security Menu

    Chapter 8 Configuring Hardware 8.2.11 Security Menu This menu is for security options. Main Advanced Security Server Exit Item Specific Help Setup Password: Not installed System Password: Not installed Set Setup Password: [Press Enter] Setup Password Lock: [Standard] Set System Password: [Press Enter] System Password Mode: [System]...
  • Page 163 PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide table: Security menu Item Setting Description System Password Mode • System (Initial value) Sets the password entering for system startup. You • Keyboard can set this item only when [System Password] has been set. • System The password entry window is displayed when the system is started.
  • Page 164: Server Menu

    Chapter 8 Configuring Hardware 8.2.12 Server Menu This menu is for the server settings. Main Advanced Security Server Exit Item Specific Help O/S Boot Timeout: [Disabled] Action: [Reset] Timeout Value: ASR&R Boot Delay: Power Cycle Delay: Boot Retry Counter: Diagnostic System: [Disabled] Temperature Monitoring: [Disabled]...
  • Page 165: Cpu Status Submenu

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide table: Server menu Item Setting Description ASR&R Boot Delay • 2 (Initial value) Sets the standby time in minutes for startup after • 1 to 30 shutdown due to a trouble (such as overheating). The system restarts after the set standby time. The power LED is lit green in standby mode.
  • Page 166: Console Redirection Submenu

    Chapter 8 Configuring Hardware Console Redirection submenu This submenu configures detailed settings for console redirection. table: Console Redirection submenu Item Setting Description Console Redirection • Disabled (Initial value) Sets whether to enable console redirection. • Enabled When [Enabled] is set, the following parameters appear.
  • Page 167: Exit Menu

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide 8.2.13 Exit Menu This menu exits BIOS Setup Utility. Main Advanced Security Server Exit Item Specific Help Save Changes & Exit Discard Changes & Exit Get Default Values Load Previous Values Change Values Help Select Item...
  • Page 168 Chapter 8 Configuring Hardware...
  • Page 169 Chapter 9 Operation and Maintenance This chapter explains the operations that become necessary after starting to use this server as well as daily care and maintenance. 9.1 Daily Maintenance ......170 9.2 Troubleshooting .
  • Page 170: Chapter 9 Operation And Maintenance

    This section explains procedures for checking the status of the server in operation and for performing daily maintenance. Information for PRIMERGY For the latest information on PRIMERGY, update modules, drivers and the software, refer to the Fujitsu PRIMERGY website. http://www.fujitsu.com/global/services/computing/server/ia/driver/ Regarding BIOS and firmware, contact to Fujitsu Support Office.
  • Page 171: Cleaning The Server

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide Cleaning the server Wipe with a soft, dry cloth. For difficult stains, wipe with a cloth lightly dampened with a mild detergent. Once the stain has been removed, wipe off any remaining detergent with a cloth dampened with water.
  • Page 172 Chapter 9 Operation and Maintenance Cleaning procedure Remove the cover from the base of the mouse. Remove the cover by rotating it in the direction of the arrow. Remove the ball and rinse it with water. Flip the mouse over to remove the ball. Afterwards, wash it with water. Clean the inside of the mouse.
  • Page 173: Troubleshooting

    Information" of "Start Guide". When contacting your maintenance engineer, refer to "9.8.1 Contacting Maintenance Support" ( pg.198) and collect the required information. Information for PRIMERGY For the latest information on PRIMERGY, update modules, drivers and the software, refer to the Fujitsu PRIMERGY website. http://www.fujitsu.com/global/services/computing/server/ia/driver/ Regarding BIOS and firmware, contact to Fujitsu Support Office.
  • Page 174 Chapter 9 Operation and Maintenance Display The screen is distorted when Linux shuts down Although the screen display may be distorted when shutting down the system in the Linux environment, the system is shut down successfully. This has no effect on the system. Nothing is displayed on the screen •...
  • Page 175: Error Messages

    If the message still appears after the replacement, the baseboard must be replaced. Contact an office listed in the "Contact Information" of "Start Guide". Non Fujitsu Siemens Memory Module detected It indicates a memory error. Check that the jumper pin settings - Warranty restricted! and BIOS Setup Utility settings are proper.
  • Page 176 Chapter 9 Operation and Maintenance table: List of POST error messages Message Description System timer error It indicates a system clock error. Turn off the server and turn it back on. If the message still appears, the baseboard must be replaced.
  • Page 177 PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide table: List of POST error messages Message Description Diskette drive A error It indicates a floppy disk drive A error or setting error. Check whether the floppy disk drive cable is connected Incorrect Drive A type - run SETUP properly.
  • Page 178 Chapter 9 Operation and Maintenance table: List of POST error messages Message Description Patch for installed CPU not loaded. Please run Check whether a proper CPU is installed. If the message the bios flash update diskette. appears although it is proper, update the BIOS by using BIOS Update Utility supplied with the CPU.
  • Page 179: Server Management Tools Error Messages

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide table: List of POST error messages Message Description iRMC reports sensor status: CRITICAL It indicates a voltage error of a battery. Turn off the server and Battery unplug the power cable from the outlet. Then, reconnect the power cable and turn on the server.
  • Page 180: Software Troubleshooting

    Chapter 9 Operation and Maintenance table: List of Server Management Tools error messages Message Description ERROR: Fail to create data file. The following factors may be possibly root causes. Check the floppy disk condition again. ERROR: Fail to write 1st CMOS data into data file. XX •...
  • Page 181 PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide "WzDiskAdmin: System Error! ......, Last Error: The device is not ready." appears Optional SCSI/SAS devices (e.g., hard disk cabinet, DAT unit) may be connected. Disconnect the optional SCSI/SAS devices and perform installation again. Connect the optional devices after the installation completes.
  • Page 182 Chapter 9 Operation and Maintenance Error Window appears after installing or uninstalling ServerView (For Windows Server 2003) For Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 1 applied, the following message may appear on restarting after installing/uninstalling ServerView. The operation will run properly. Click [Close Message] to close the message.
  • Page 183 PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide Event log errors after installation After installation, the following events may be displayed in Event Viewer. Check and perform the corrective action against the relevant event. table: List of event log errors that may occur after installation...
  • Page 184 Chapter 9 Operation and Maintenance Reducing the installed memory to collect the memory dump There must be enough free disk space that matches the size of the installed memory; therefore, reduce the installed memory to a collectable size. Check the memory dump settings when changing the installed memory size.
  • Page 185 PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide • Procedure for prohibiting the time on the OS from being written to the hardware clock When you do not want the time on the OS to be written to the hardware clock at an OS shutdown, comment the following line out in /etc/rc0.d/S01halt.
  • Page 186: System Event Log

    Chapter 9 Operation and Maintenance 9.3 System Event Log To operate system event log, use Server Management Tools. 9.3.1 How to Use Server Management Tools This section explains how to use Server Management Tools. Server Management Tools perform the following to the system event log. •...
  • Page 187: Floppy Disk Drive

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide Turn on the server and insert the "Server Management Tools" disk into the floppy disk drive. The window for selecting a keyboard appears. Please select: 1 = JP Keyboard 2 = US Keyboard Your selection Select a keyboard.
  • Page 188: Saving/Deleting The System Event Log

    Chapter 9 Operation and Maintenance Exiting Server Management Tools Press the [Esc] key in the SYSTEM EVENT LOG window. The power can be turned off when the DOS prompt is displayed. 9.3.2 Saving/Deleting the System Event Log Saving the log Start Server Management Tools to display the SYSTEM EVENT LOG window.
  • Page 189: Security

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide 9.4 Security Security features are provided in order to protect the server hardware and software from theft. Additional security functions, which prevent unauthorized use, provided by BIOS Setup Utility are also available to help maintain a highly reliable data security system.
  • Page 190: Security Against Unauthorized Use

    Chapter 9 Operation and Maintenance 9.4.2 Security against Unauthorized Use A password can be set to prevent unauthorized use of the server. Setting a password makes it necessary to enter the password in order to access the server. Without the password, the server cannot be used.
  • Page 191: Security When Disposing Of The Server

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide Changing/deleting a password If a password is already set, perform the above password setting operations to display the password change window. • To change the password, perform the following settings and press the [Enter] key. Set Setup(System) Password:...
  • Page 192: Backup

    Chapter 9 Operation and Maintenance 9.5 Backup This server utilizes high reliability components and hard disks, however, as a further precautionary provision, it is recommended that periodic backups be taken of the data. 9.5.1 Importance of Backups A backup of data stored on the server is required for data restoration in the event of server trouble resulting in a system failure or accidental data loss due to operational errors.
  • Page 193 PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide Head cleaning Airborne dust and dust from the magnetic media can collect on the head of the magnetic tape device. To remove this dust, head cleaning must be implemented. Implement head cleaning when the device displays a cleaning request. Particularly DDS devices require periodic head cleaning, otherwise dust can cling to the magnetic head, creating a situation that cannot be cleaned with standard head cleaning methods, and eventually render the device useless.
  • Page 194: Data Storage

    Chapter 9 Operation and Maintenance Media label types and positions When writing information such as the name on media, use the label that came with the media. The area in which a label can be posted on the media of each device varies. Failing to post labels in the designated area can damage the device.
  • Page 195: Restoring The System

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide 9.6 Restoring the System In the unfortunate event where the system file, system configuration, or environment changes during startup are corrupted, use the repair information stored on the recovery disk created at the installation to restore the system.
  • Page 196 Chapter 9 Operation and Maintenance This message will be displayed for a short time after the setup window (blue screen) appears. Press the [F6] key immediately after the window turns blue. When a message prompts you to press the [F2] key, press the [F2] key. A message prompts you to insert the ASR floppy disk.
  • Page 197: Reinstalling The Os

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide 9.7 Reinstalling the OS This section explains the procedure for reinstalling the OS. 9.7.1 Checking before OS Reinstallation Removing the optional devices Remove the following optional devices before reinstalling the OS. Install or connect them after OS installation.
  • Page 198: Maintenance Service

    Chapter 9 Operation and Maintenance 9.8 Maintenance Service This section explains the details of the maintenance service. If the cause of the failure is uncertain or if the original condition cannot be restored, contact the seller or an office listed in the "Contact Information" of "Start Guide". 9.8.1 Contacting Maintenance Support Before contacting maintenance support, check the following.
  • Page 199: Appendix

    Appendix This appendix explains the specifications for the server and for its internal options. A Server Specifications ......200 B Specifications for Internal Options .
  • Page 200: A Server Specifications

    Appendix Server Specifications This section explains the specifications for the server. table: Server specifications Item Functions and specifications Product name PRIMERGY TX120 Product ID PGUT1212A PGUT1213A ® Chipset Intel 3000 ® ® Intel Xeon 3040 Processor ® ® Standard Intel Celeron 430 Processor 1.80GHz / 512KB...
  • Page 201 PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide Supported OS The supported operating systems for this server are as below. • Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition • Windows Server 2003, Standard x64 Edition • Windows Server 2003 R2, Standard Edition • Windows Server 2003 R2, Standard x64 Edition •...
  • Page 202: B Specifications For Internal Options

    Appendix Specifications for Internal Options This section explains the specifications for internal options for the server. When you have bought an internal option as a standard option, check that the package contains the following items before use. Should it happen that items are missing, contact an office listed in the "Contact Information"...
  • Page 203: Power Cord Selection

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide table: Internal hard disk unit specifications Item Function and specification 10,000rpm 15,000rpm 10,000rpm 70.1 × 100.45 × 15 (mm) Dimensions 0.22kg Weight *1:The value indicates memory capacity of the formatted hard disk (1GB = 1000 bytes).
  • Page 204 Appendix For units set at 230 V (outside of the United States and Canada): Use a cord set consisting of a minimum AWG according to the table above and a grounding type attachment plug rated 15 A, 250 V. The cord set should have the appropriate safety approvals for the country in which the equipment will be installed and should be marked HAR.
  • Page 205: C Remote Control Function

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide Remote Control Function This server supports the Remote Control function. When a personal computer (PC) is connected to the serial port of this server with an RS-232C cross cable, the PC can be used to control the server power supply (turn on/off and reset) remotely.
  • Page 206: Port Configuration

    Appendix Configuring the terminal software (PC) Configure settings for the remote control function using terminal software on the PC. Port configuration Configure the port on the PC as follows: table: Port settings Item Contents Bits per second 9600 Data bits Parity None Stop bits...
  • Page 207: Remote Power Supply Control

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide Remote Power Supply Control This section explains how to control the server power supply remotely. The server power supply can be remote-controlled with the terminal software on the PC. Starting up the Remote Controller Start up the terminal software.
  • Page 208 Welcome to PRIMERGY Remote Manager Firmware Revision x.xxA (x.xx) SDRR *.** ID 0203 TX120 Firmware built xxx xx xxxx xx:xx:xx * **************************************** System Type : PRIMERGY TX120 System ID : xxxxxxxx System Name : TX120-2 (xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx) System OS : xxxxxxxx System Status: OK...
  • Page 209 PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide Select a menu and press the corresponding number key. The mark, "*", is displayed in the bracket of unavailable menu. table: Power Management menu Menu name Operation Immediate Power Off Turns off the server. Immediate Reset Resets the server.
  • Page 210: D Remote Management Controller

    Overview of the Remote Management Controller PRIMERGY TX120 has the Remote Management Controller on the baseboard. The Remote Management Controller makes the high-quality, high-reliability remote service board function possible. To use the console redirection function and the remote storage function, the license key of optional Remote Management Ctrl Upgrade kit (PG-RMCU1) is necessary.
  • Page 211: Preparation For Using Remote Management Controller

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide Preparation for Using Remote Management Controller To enable the Remote Management Controller, perform the following procedure. • Reconfiguring the BIOS settings • Connecting the Server to a PC Reconfiguring the BIOS settings When using the function of the Remote Management Controller, perform the following BIOS Setup Utility settings.
  • Page 212: Window Of The Remote Management Controller

    Appendix Window of the Remote Management Controller The Remote Management Controller uses the Web interface function. The following window appears when starting the Remote Management Controller. The following functions are available. table: Functions of the Remote Management Controller Item Description System Information Displays the system information.
  • Page 213: Remote Management Ctrl Upgrade Kit (Pg-Rmcu1)

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide For usage of the Remote Management Controller, refer to "ServerView User's Guide". Comparison with server management function of ServerView ServerView, software provided with the server, can manage the server remotely if OS is normally operating. The Remote Management Controller can operate even in the state of the server hang, therefore, it is effective when the server cannot be monitored by ServerView.
  • Page 214: Remote Storage Function

    Appendix Remote storage function This is a function to recognize the external memory device connected by using the console redirection function as a remote device of the server. The configuration of the remote storage function is shown in the figure below. CD-ROM drive Accessing as the remote drive Floppy disk drive...
  • Page 215: Notes On Security

    PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide Notes on Security In the information on the Remote Management Controller, personal information such as names of administrators and other important information is contained. When setting this server with a domain that is accessible from outside, pay full attention to security, so the set information cannot be accessed from...
  • Page 216: E External Floppy Disk Drive (Usb) Notes On Usage

    Appendix External Floppy Disk Drive (USB) Notes on Usage The section explains notes on the usage of USB connected floppy disk drive. Notes on floppy disk drive recognition at server startup If a USB floppy disk drive, with a floppy disk inserted, is not connected at server startup, BIOS cannot recognize the USB floppy disk drive.
  • Page 217 PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide If "Y-E DATA USB-FDD-(USB 1.1)" is shown below, use the [+], [-] keys to make it above "TANDBERGRDX-(TS)". Press the [Esc] key twice to return to the previous screen. Select the [Exit] menu – [Save Changes & Exit], and press the [Enter] key to save settings and exit.
  • Page 218: F Recycling

    Appendix Recycling This section explains how to recycle this server. Disposing of the server When scrapping this server, contact an office listed in the "Contact Information" of "Start Guide". This server must be disposed of as industrial waste. Furthermore, if the server is disposed of as it is, someone else may gain access to the information contained on the hard disk units.
  • Page 219 PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide Index Cleaning the keyboard ....171 Component names ....22...
  • Page 220 Windows Server 2003 ....84 POST ......175 Windows Server 2003 x64 .
  • Page 221 PRIMERGY TX120 User's Guide Uninstallation ServerStart ..... . 47 UPS ......101 Voltage monitoring .
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