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  • Page 1 System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949 Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 3 System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949 Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 4 Note: Before using this information and the product it supports, read the general information in Appendix B, “Notices,” on page 181; and read the IBM Safety Information and the IBM Systems Environmental Notices and User Guide on the IBM Documentation CD.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Installing a SAS/SATA 4 Pac HDD upgrade option Installing a SAS/SATA 8 Pac HDD option . . 72 Chapter 1. The System x3650 M3 server Installing a SAS/SATA 8 Pac HDD for 2 RAID kit The IBM Documentation CD .
  • Page 6 Software service and support . . 179 Index ....191 Hardware service and support . 179 System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 7: Safety

    Ennen kuin asennat tämän tuotteen, lue turvaohjeet kohdasta Safety Information. Avant d'installer ce produit, lisez les consignes de sécurité. Vor der Installation dieses Produkts die Sicherheitshinweise lesen. Prima di installare questo prodotto, leggere le Informazioni sulla Sicurezza. © Copyright IBM Corp. 2013...
  • Page 8 Antes de instalar este produto, leia as Informações sobre Segurança. Antes de instalar este producto, lea la información de seguridad. Läs säkerhetsinformationen innan du installerar den här produkten. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 9: Safety Statements

    Safety statements These statements provide the caution and danger information that is used in this documentation. Important: Each caution and danger statement in this documentation is labeled with a number. This number is used to cross reference an English-language caution or danger statement with translated versions of the caution or danger statement in the Safety Information document.
  • Page 10 There are no serviceable parts inside the device. v Use of controls or adjustments or performance of procedures other than those specified herein might result in hazardous radiation exposure. viii System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 11 DANGER Some laser products contain an embedded Class 3A or Class 3B laser diode. Note the following. Laser radiation when open. Do not stare into the beam, do not view directly with optical instruments, and avoid direct exposure to the beam. Statement 4 CAUTION: Use safe practices when lifting.
  • Page 12 If you suspect a problem with one of these parts, contact a service technician. Statement 12 CAUTION: The following label indicates a hot surface nearby. Statement 26 System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 13 CAUTION: Do not place any object on top of rack-mounted devices. Rack Safety Information, Statement 2 DANGER v Always lower the leveling pads on the rack cabinet. v Always install stabilizer brackets on the rack cabinet. v Always install servers and optional devices starting from the bottom of the rack cabinet.
  • Page 14 System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 15: Chapter 1. The System X3650 M3 Server

    Problem Determination and Service Guide that is on the IBM Documentation CD. The IBM System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, or 7949 server is a 2-U -high server that is ideally suited for networking environments that require superior microprocessor performance, efficient memory management, and flexibility.
  • Page 16 The SAS ID for each bay is printed on the server front, above each bay. If firmware and documentation updates are available, you can download them from the IBM Web site. The server might have features that are not described in the documentation that comes with the server, and the documentation might be...
  • Page 17: The Ibm Documentation Cd

    ID label Figure 4. ID label You can download an IBM ServerGuide Setup and Installation CD to help you configure the hardware, install device drivers, and install the operating system. For more information, see “Using the ServerGuide Setup and Installation CD” on page 164.
  • Page 18: Hardware And Software Requirements

    Click a document to view it, and press Crtl+F to use the Acrobat search function, or press Alt+F to use the xpdf search function within the document. Click Help for detailed information about using the Documentation Browser. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 19: Related Documentation

    1. Go to http://www.ibm.com/systems/support/. 2. Under Product support, click System x. 3. Under Popular links, click Publications lookup. 4. From the Product family menu, select System x3650 M3 and click Continue. Chapter 1. The System x3650 M3 server...
  • Page 20: Notices And Statements In This Document

    The declared sound-power levels indicate an upper limit, below which a large number of computers will operate. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 21 – Two 133 MHz/64-bit PCI-X 1.0a slots simple-swap models) – One PCI Express x16 slot (x16 lanes) Note: In messages and documentation, the term service processor refers to the integrated management module (IMM). Chapter 1. The System x3650 M3 server...
  • Page 22 Output Efficiency IRMS A ITHD (%) Load (%) Watts Watts 0.41 0.811 39.8% 77.25 67.50 87.38% 0.72 0.901 30.5% 148.45 134.74 90.76% 1.65 0.956 21.8% 361.99 336.34 92.91% System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 23 Dc-Dc Power Supplies. Measurement methodology used to determine information in this document: ENERGY STAR Servers Version 2.0 Program Requirements; ECOVA Generalized Test Protocol for Calculating the Energy Efficiency of Internal Ac-Dc and Dc-Dc Power Supplies. Chapter 1. The System x3650 M3 server...
  • Page 24: What Your Server Offers

    The Dynamic System Analysis (DSA) Preboot diagnostics programs are stored on the integrated USB memory. It collects and analyzes system information to aid in diagnosing server problems. The diagnostic programs collect the following information about the server: System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 25 – Event logs for ServeRAID controllers and service processors The diagnostic programs create a merged log that includes events from all collected logs. The information is collected into a file that you can send to IBM service and support. Additionally, you can view the information locally through a generated text report file.
  • Page 26 The addition of the optional IBM Virtual Media Key provides remote presence and blue-screen capture capability. The IMM also provides system monitoring, event recording, and dial-out alert capability. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 27: Reliability, Availability, And Serviceability Features

    Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol/Boot Protocol (DHCP/BOOTP) v System auto-configuring from the configuration menu v System error logging (POST and service processor) v Systems-management monitoring through the Inter-Integrated Circuit (I C) bus Chapter 1. The System x3650 M3 server...
  • Page 28: Ibm Systems Director

    Managing the life cycles of virtual resources For more information about IBM Systems Director, see the documentation on the IBM Systems Director DVD that comes with the server and the IBM xSeries Systems Management Web page at http://www.ibm.com/systems/management/, which presents an overview of IBM Systems Management and IBM Systems Director.
  • Page 29: The Updatexpress System Pack Installer

    For additional information and to download the UpdateXpress System Pack Installer, go to the System x and BladeCenter Tools Center at http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/ infocenter/toolsctr/v1r0/index.jsp and click UpdateXpress System Pack Installer. Server controls, LEDs, and power This section describes the controls and light-emitting diodes (LEDs) and how to turn the server on and off.
  • Page 30: Operator Information Panel

    System-error LED: When this LED is lit, it indicates that a system error has occurred. An LED on the light path diagnostics panel is also lit to help isolate the error. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 31: Light Path Diagnostics Panel

    Locator button and locator LED: Use this LED to visually locate the server among other servers. Press this button to turn on or turn off this LED locally. You can use IBM Systems Director to light this LED remotely. Light path diagnostics panel The light path diagnostics panel is on the top of the operator information panel.
  • Page 32: Rear View

    Video connector: Connect a monitor to this connector. The video connectors on the front and rear of the server can be used simultaneously. Note: The maximum video resolution is 1600 x 1200 at 75 Hz. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 33 LEDs are lit. For any other combination of LEDs, see the Problem Determination and Service Guide on the IBM Documentation CD. IN OK power LED: Each hot-swap dc power supply has an IN OK power LED and an OUT OK power LED.
  • Page 34: Power-Supply Leds

    This LED is the same as the system-error LED on the front of the server. Locator LED: Use this LED to visually locate the server among other servers. You can use IBM Systems Director to light this LED remotely. This LED is the same as the system-locator LED on the front of the server.
  • Page 35 The following table describes the problems that are indicated by various combinations of the power-supply LEDs on a dc power supply and suggested actions to correct the detected problems. DC power-supply LEDs IN OK OUT OK Error (!) Description Action Notes Normal operation Chapter 1. The System x3650 M3 server...
  • Page 36 (trained service technician only) replace the system board. Faulty Replace the power supply. power-supply Power-supply is Replace the power supply. faulty but still operational System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 37: Server Power Features

    The device also might have more than one power cord. To remove all electrical current from the device, ensure that all power cords are disconnected from the power source. Chapter 1. The System x3650 M3 server...
  • Page 38 The IMM can turn off the server as an automatic response to a critical system failure. v You can turn off the server through a request from the IMM. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 39: Chapter 2. Installing Optional Devices

    4. Use the best practices to apply current firmware and device-driver updates for the server and optional devices. To download the IBM System x Firmware Update Best Practices document, go to www.ibm.com/support/entry/portal/ docdisplay?lndocid=5082923&brandind=5000008.
  • Page 40: Instructions For Ibm Business Partners

    3. Shut down and restart the server multiple times to ensure that the server is correctly configured and functions correctly with the newly installed devices. 4. Save the DSA log as a file and send it to IBM. 5. To ship the server, repackage it in the original undamaged packing material and observe IBM procedures for shipping.
  • Page 41 Figure 12. Server components Chapter 2. Installing optional devices...
  • Page 42: System-Board Internal Connectors

    The following illustration shows the internal connectors on the system board. Figure 13. System-board internal connectors System-board external connectors The following illustration shows the external input/output connectors on the system board. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 43: System-Board Switches And Jumpers

    Figure 14. System-board external connectors System-board switches and jumpers The following illustration shows the location and description of the switches and jumpers. Note: If there is a clear protective sticker on the top of the switch blocks, you must remove and discard it to access the switches. The default positions for the UEFI and the IMM recovery jumpers are pins 1 and 2.
  • Page 44 Pins 1 and 2: Normal (default) Loads the primary IMM recovery firmware ROM page. jumper v Pins 2 and 3: Loads the secondary (backup) IMM firmware ROM page. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 45 Table 5. System board jumpers (continued) Jumper Jumper number name Jumper setting Note: 1. If no jumper is present, the server responds as if the pins are set to 1 and 2. 2. Changing the position of the UEFI boot recovery jumper from pins 1 and 2 to pins 2 and 3 before the server is turned on alters which flash ROM page is loaded.
  • Page 46 “Safety” on page v, “Installation guidelines” on page 37, and “Handling static-sensitive devices” on page 40.) 2. Any system-board switch or jumper blocks that are not shown in the illustrations in this document are reserved. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 47: System-Board Leds

    System-board LEDs The following illustration shows the light-emitting diodes (LEDs) on the system board. Note: Error LEDs remain lit only while the server is connected to power. Figure 17. System-board LEDs Chapter 2. Installing optional devices...
  • Page 48: System Pulse Leds

    System-board optional device connectors The following illustration shows the connectors on the system board for user-installable options. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 49: Sas Riser-Card Connectors And Leds

    Figure 18. System-board optional device connectors SAS riser-card connectors and LEDs The following illustrations show the connectors and LEDs on the SAS riser-cards. Note: Error LEDs remain lit only while the server is connected to power. A 16-drive-capable model server contains the riser card that is shown in the following illustration.
  • Page 50: Pci Riser-Card Adapter Connectors

    PCI riser-card adapter connectors The following illustration shows the connectors on the PCI riser card for user-installable PCI adapters. Adapter riser-card assembly Adapter connectors Figure 21. PCI riser-card adapter connectors System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 51: Pci Riser-Card Assembly Leds

    2. Under Product support, click System x. 3. Under Popular links, click Software and device drivers. 4. Click System x3650 M3 to display the matrix of downloadable files for the server. For additional information about tools for updating, managing, and deploying firmware, see the System x and xSeries Tools Center at http:// publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/toolsctr/v1r0/index.jsp.
  • Page 52 When you are finished working on the server, reinstall all safety shields, guards, labels, and ground wires. v For a list of supported optional devices for the server, see http:// www.ibm.com/systems/info/x86servers/serverproven/compat/us/. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 53: System Reliability Guidelines

    System reliability guidelines The system reliability guidelines to ensure proper system cooling. To help ensure proper system cooling and system reliability, make sure that the following requirements are met: v Each of the drive bays has a drive or a filler panel and electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) shield installed in it.
  • Page 54: Handling Static-Sensitive Devices

    2. To disconnect the SAS signal cables, make sure that you first disconnect the power cable, and then the signal cable and configuration cable. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 55 Figure 23. SAS signal cables The SATA cable is a combination power and signal cable with a shared connector on both ends. The following illustration shows the internal routing and connector for the SATA cable. Attention: To disconnect the optional optical drive cable, you must first press the connector release tab, and then disconnect the cable from the connector on the system board.
  • Page 56 Note: The USB cable is routed under the video cable and then both the USB and video cables are routed under the cable retention tab and the top cover latch System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 57 receptacle. Figure 26. USB cable and video cable The following illustration shows the internal routing for the configuration cable. Figure 27. configuration cable The following illustrations show the internal routing for the SAS hard disk drive backplane cables (for a 16 hard disk drive model). Chapter 2.
  • Page 58 Figure 28. SAS hard disk drive backplane cables Figure 29. SAS hard disk drive backplane cables System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 59: Removing The Cover

    Removing the cover The following illustration shows how to remove the cover. About this task Cover-release latch Figure 30. Cover removal Important: Before you install optional hardware, make sure that the server is working correctly. Start the server, and make sure that the operating system starts, if an operating system is installed, or that a 19990305 error code is displayed, indicating that an operating system was not found but the server is otherwise working correctly.
  • Page 60: Removing A Pci Riser-Card Assembly

    4. Grasp the assembly at the front tab and rear edge and lift it to remove it from the server. Place the riser-card assembly on a flat, static-protective surface. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 61: Installing A Pci Riser-Card Assembly

    Installing a PCI riser-card assembly To install a PCI riser-card assembly, complete the following steps. About this task Note: The illustrations in this document might differ slightly from your hardware. PCI riser-card PCI riser-card assembly 2 assembly 2 PCI riser-card PCI riser-card assembly 1 assembly 1...
  • Page 62: Removing The Microprocessor 2 Air Baffle

    To remove the microprocessor 2 air baffle, complete the following steps: Procedure 1. Read the safety information that begins on page “Safety” on page v and “Installation guidelines” on page 37. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 63: Installing The Microprocessor 2 Air Baffle

    2. Turn off the server and peripheral devices and disconnect all power cords and external cables (see “Turning off the server” on page 23). 3. Remove the cover (see “Removing the cover” on page 45). 4. Remove PCI riser-card assembly 2 if one is installed (see “Removing a PCI riser-card assembly”...
  • Page 64: Removing The Dimm Air Baffle

    Attention: For proper cooling and airflow, replace all air baffles before you turn on the server. Operating the server with any air baffle removed might damage server components. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 65: Installing The Dimm Air Baffle

    Installing the DIMM air baffle Use this information to install the DIMM air baffle. About this task The following illustration shows how to install the DIMM air baffle. PCI riser-card assembly 1 DIMM air baffle Figure 36. DIMM air baffle installation To install the DIMM air baffle, complete the following steps: Procedure 1.
  • Page 66: Installing The Full-Length-Adapter Bracket

    System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 67: Installing A Pci Adapter

    Figure 38. Full-length-adapter bracket removal To remove and store the full-length-adapter bracket, complete the following steps: 1. Press the bracket tab 3 and slide the bracket to the left until the bracket falls free of the riser-card assembly. 2. Align the bracket with the storage location on the riser-card assembly as shown.
  • Page 68 – Expansion slot 3: Full-height, full-length – Expansion slot 4: Full-height, half-length Note: If you are installing x3650 M3 PCI Express Gen 2 x8 riser card (part number 59Y3818), you cannot install any adaptor in slot 1. If you install a different supported riser-card assembly, the supported adapter types might be different.
  • Page 69 Adapter riser-card assembly Adapter connectors Figure 40. Adapter connectors on the PCI riser-card assembly To install a PCI adapter, complete the following steps: 1. Read the safety information that begins on page “Safety” on page v and “Installation guidelines” on page 37. 2.
  • Page 70 Make sure that cables are not pinched by the server components. 9. Align the PCI riser-card assembly with the selected PCI riser-card connector on the system board. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 71 PCI riser-card PCI riser-card assembly 2 assembly 2 PCI riser-card PCI riser-card assembly 1 assembly 1 PCI riser connector 2 Alignment slots Alignment brackets PCI riser connector 1 Figure 43. PCI riser-card assembly installation v PCI riser-card connector 1: Carefully fit the two alignment slots on the side of the assembly onto the two alignment brackets in the side of the chassis;...
  • Page 72: Removing A Pci Adapter

    3. Press down on the left and right side rack latches and slide the server out of the rack enclosure until both slide rails lock; then, remove the cover (see “Removing the cover” on page 45). System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 73 PCI riser-card assembly 2 PCI riser-card assembly 1 Figure 45. PCI riser-card assembly removal 4. Remove the PCI riser-card assembly that contains the adapter (see “Removing a PCI riser-card assembly” on page 46). 5. Disconnect any cables from the adapter (make note of the cable routing, in case you reinstall the adapter later).
  • Page 74: Installing An Ibm Virtual Media Key

    If you have other devices to install or remove, do so now. Otherwise, go to “Completing the installation” on page 154. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 75: Installing A Hard Disk Drive

    The following notes describe the type of hard disk drives that the server supports and other information that you must consider when you install a drive. For a list of supported drives, see http://www.ibm.com/systems/info/x86servers/ serverproven/compat/us/. Important: Do not install a SCSI hard disk drive in this server.
  • Page 76: Removing A Hard Disk Drive

    2. Press up on the release latch at the top of the drive front. 3. Move the handle on the drive to the open position (perpendicular to the drive). System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 77: Installing A Simple-Swap Hard Disk Drive

    Wait approximately 45 seconds while the drive spins down before you remove the drive assembly completely from the bay. Note: You might have to reconfigure the disk arrays after you remove a hard disk drive. See the RAID documentation on the IBM ServeRAID Support CD for information about RAID controllers. Results If you have other devices to install or remove, do so now.
  • Page 78: Removing A Simple-Swap Hard Disk Drive

    “Installation guidelines” on page 37, and “Handling static-sensitive devices” on page 40. 2. Remove the drive filler panel. 3. Push drive into the bay until it latches into place. 4. Replace the drive filler panel. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 79: Installing A Sas/Sata 4 Pac Hdd Upgrade Option

    About this task If the server is a 16-drive-capable model with four hard disk drive bays installed, you can install an IBM System x3650 M3 Hot-swap SAS/SATA 4 Pac HDD upgrade option. See http://www.ibm.com/systems/info/x86servers/ serverproven/compat/us/ for a list of supported optional devices. To order a SAS/SATA 4 Pac HDD upgrade option, contact your IBM marketing representative or authorized reseller.
  • Page 80 8. Remove the SAS controller assembly from the server; then, remove the SAS controller from the SAS riser-card. See “Removing a ServeRAID SAS controller from the SAS riser-card” on page 134 for instructions. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 81 Figure 53. SAS controller removal 9. Remove the SAS controller front retention bracket from the server. Figure 54. SAS controller front retention bracket removal 10. Connect one end of the internal power cable that comes with the 4 Pac HDD upgrade option kit into the hot-swap SAS/SATA power connector on the system board.
  • Page 82 Figure 56. Hard disk drive backplane removal a. From backplane, disconnect the following cables in the order listed: v Power cable 1 v SAS signal cable 2 v Configuration cable 3 System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 83 b. Lift the backplane out of the server by pulling it toward the rear of the server and then lifting it up. 12. Install the new backplane: a. Move the SAS signal cable from the old hard disk drive backplane to the new backplane 1 .
  • Page 84 17. Install the SAS controller: a. Insert the SAS controller into the connector on the SAS riser-card. b. Insert the front of the SAS controller into the front retention bracket. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 85 Figure 60. SAS controller installation c. Install the SAS riser-card with the SAS controller into the connector on the system board, making sure that the alignment post goes through the hole in the controller. Press the riser card into place until the latch at the rear of the card snaps closed.
  • Page 86: Installing A Sas/Sata 8 Pac Hdd Option

    About this task If the server is a 16-drive-capable model with eight hard disk drive bays installed, you can install an IBM System x3650 M3 Hot-swap SAS/SATA 8 Pac HDD option. See http://www.ibm.com/systems/info/x86servers/serverproven/compat/us/ for a list of supported optional devices. To order a SAS/SATA 8 Pac HDD option, contact your IBM marketing representative or authorized reseller.
  • Page 87 Figure 62. 4-drive filler panels removal 5. To obtain more working room, remove fans 2 and 3 (see “Removing a hot-swap fan” on page 127). 6. Pull the hard disk drives or fillers out of the server slightly to disengage them from the backplanes.
  • Page 88 10. Connect one end of the internal power cable that comes with the 8 Pac HDD option kit into the empty hot-swap SAS/SATA power connector on the system board. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 89 Figure 66. Connecting internal power cable 11. Remove hard disk drive backplane 1 from the server. Figure 67. Hard disk drive backplane 1 removal a. From backplane 1, disconnect the following cables in the order listed: v Power cable 1 v SAS signal cable 2 Chapter 2.
  • Page 90 Connect the configuration cable to backplane 2 3 . d. Angle the new backplane and place the bottom edge into the slots for backplane 2 on the chassis next to the optical drive. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 91 Figure 69. New backplane installation e. Rotate the backplane upright so that the bracket goes underneath the latch and tabs on the chassis and is engaged into the slots on the backplane bracket. 13. Install hard disk drive backplane 1: a.
  • Page 92 15. Remove the rear controller retention bracket located in the battery bay above the power supplies by pulling up the release tab 1 and sliding the bracket outward 2 . System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 93 Figure 71. Rear controller retention bracket removal 16. Install the SAS controller front retention bracket that you got from step 15: a. Align the retention bracket controller slot so that it faces the rear of the server. Figure 72. SAS controller front retention bracket installation b.
  • Page 94 SAS controller. Set the battery and battery carrier aside. Note: The illustrations in this document might differ slightly from your hardware. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 95 Figure 75. Battery removal 20. Install the interposer card that comes with the option kit on the interposer card connector on the SAS controller: a. Remove the interposer card and the loose screw from the bag. b. Rotate the standoff so that it aligns with the hole in the ServeRAID controller, and position the interposer card connector over the SAS controller connector.
  • Page 96 SAS controller. 21. Remove the expansion-slot bracket that is screwed to the vertical wall above the power supply and install the expansion-slot bracket on the SAS controller: System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 97 Figure 77. PCI bracket removal a. Orient the SAS controller as shown in the illustration. Figure 78. Orienting SAS controller b. Align the metal bracket so that the tabs are on the back side of the SAS controller and the holes on the tabs align with the holes on the SAS controller.
  • Page 98 23. Connect the shorter SAS signal cable that comes with the option kit to the SAS controller connector that is labeled “Ports 7-4” Figure 80. Connecting SAS signal cable Note: System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 99 a. If you are connecting the shorter SAS signal cable to a ServeRAID-BR10i v2 SAS/SATA Controller, the connectors are reversed. You must connect the shorter SAS signal cable to the connector that is labeled “Port 4–7”, which is the connector that is not the closest to the edge of the controller. b.
  • Page 100: Installing A Sas/Sata 8 Pac Hdd For 2 Raid Kit With 2 M5015 Adapters Option

    About this task If the server is a 16-drive-capable model with eight hard disk drive bays installed, you can install an IBM System x3650 M3 Hot-swap SAS/SATA 8 Pac HDD option. See http://www.ibm.com/systems/info/x86servers/serverproven/compat/us/ for a list of supported optional devices. To order a SAS/SATA 8 Pac HDD for 2 RAID kit with 2 M5015 adapters option, contact your IBM marketing representative or authorized reseller.
  • Page 101 v Four M3 screws v Eight blank EMC fillers v Two SAS signal cables v One remote battery cable v One internal power cable v Two backplane brackets To install a SAS/SATA 8 Pac HDD for 2 RAID kit with 2 M5015 adapters in a 16-drive-capable server model, complete the following steps: Procedure 1.
  • Page 102 SAS riser-card. See “Removing a ServeRAID SAS controller from the SAS riser-card” on page 134 for instructions. Figure 85. SAS controller remova 9. Remove the SAS controller front retention bracket from the server. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 103 Figure 86. SAS controller front retention bracket removal 10. Connect one end of the internal power cable that comes with the 8 Pac HDD option kit into the empty hot-swap SAS/SATA power connector on the system board. Figure 87. Connecting internal power cable 11.
  • Page 104 12. Install the new backplane in slot 2: a. Move the SAS signal cable from hard disk drive backplane 1 to new backplane 2 1 . The new backplane comes with the option kit. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 105 Figure 89. SAS signal cable connection b. Connect the new power cable that comes with the option kit to new hard disk drive backplane 2 2 . c. Connect the configuration cable to backplane 2 3 . d. Angle the new backplane and place the bottom edge into the slots for backplane 2 on the chassis next to the optical drive.
  • Page 106 15. Remove the rear controller retention bracket located in the battery bay above the power supplies by pulling up the release tab 1 and sliding the bracket outward 2 . System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 107 Figure 92. Rear controller retention bracket removal 16. Install the SAS controller front retention bracket that you got from step 15. a. Align the retention bracket controller slot so that it faces the rear of the server. Figure 93. SAS controller front retention bracket installation b.
  • Page 108 19. Remove the expansion-slot bracket that is screwed to the vertical wall above the power supply and install the expansion-slot bracket on another M5015 adapter: System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 109 Figure 95. PCI bracket removal a. Orient the M5015 adapter as shown in the illustration. Chapter 2. Installing optional devices...
  • Page 110 20. Connect the SAS signal cables to the connectors on the M5015 adapter: a. Connect the shorter SAS signal cable that comes with the option kit to the M5015 adapter connector that is labeled “Ports 3-0”. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 111 21. Remove the PCI riser-card assembly 2 (see the "Removing a PCI riser-card assembly" section of the IBM System x3650 M3 Installation and User's Guide). 22. Orient the M5015 adapter so that the connectors are on the underside of the controller.
  • Page 112 Connect the shorter SAS signal cable to the left front connector of hard disk drive backplane 2. b. Connect the longer SAS signal cable to the right front connector of hard disk drive backplane 2. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 113 Figure 99. Cable routing 26. If you removed any fans, install them. 27. Insert the hard disk drives the rest of the way into the bays. Results If you have other devices to install or remove, do so now. Otherwise, go to “Completing the installation”...
  • Page 114: Installing An Optional Tape Drive

    The IBM System x3650 M3 RDX-DDS internal enablement kit is used to install an IBM tape drive in an IBM System x3650 M3 server. The IBM System x3650 M3 RDX-DDS internal enablement kit is compatible only with the following tape...
  • Page 115: Converting A 16 Bay System To A 8 Bay + Tape System

    Converting a 16 bay system to a 8 bay + tape system Use this information to covert a 16 bay system to a 8 bay + tape system. About this task Note: You can skip this section if you do not have a 16 bay model. To convert a 16 bay system to a 8 + tape system, complete the following steps: Procedure 1.
  • Page 116 To install the bottom EMC bracket, insert and tighten two M3 x 0.5 screws in the countersunk holes in the bottom bracket down into the chassis. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 117: Installing The Tape Drive Option

    d. Make sure that the open side of the top EMC bracket faces away from the server. To install the top EMC bracket, insert and tighten two M3 x 0.5 screws in the threaded holes in the chassis down into the top bracket. Installing the tape drive option The following illustration shows how to install an optional tape drive.
  • Page 118 5. Remove the SAS riser-card and controller assembly (see “Removing the SAS riser-card and controller assembly” on page 129). 6. Remove the SAS controller from the SAS riser-card. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 119 Figure 104. SAS controller removal To remove the SAS controller from the SAS riser-card, complete the following steps: a. Disconnect the SAS signal cables from the connectors on the SAS controller. b. Pull the SAS controller horizontally out of the connector on the SAS riser-card.
  • Page 120 Tape signal cable that came with the tape drive: SATA tape signal connector (SATA drive only) or USB tape connector (USB drive only) The following illustration shows how to connect the SATA tape drive cables. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 121 Figure 106. SATA tape drive cables The following illustration shows how to connect the USB tape drive cables. Figure 107. USB tape drive cables 12. Install the SAS riser-card and controller assembly (see “Installing the SAS riser-card and controller assembly” on page 130). Fold the excess length of the cables under the SAS controller assembly.
  • Page 122: Installing A Second Microprocessor

    2. Under Product support, click System x. 3. Under Popular links, click Software and device drivers. 4. Click System x3650 M3 to display the matrix of downloadable files for the server. v (Optional) Obtain an SMP-capable operating system. For a list of supported operating systems and optional devices, see http://www.ibm.com/systems/...
  • Page 123 v If the thermal-grease protective cover (for example, a plastic cap or tape liner) is removed from the heat sink, do not touch the thermal grease on the bottom of the heat sink or set down the heat sink. v Do not remove the first microprocessor from the system board to install the second microprocessor.
  • Page 124 Do not use excessive force when you press the microprocessor into the socket. v Make sure that the microprocessor is oriented and aligned and positioned in the socket before you try to close the lever. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 125 Figure 111. Microprocessor alignment e. If there is a plastic protective cover on the bottom of the microprocessor, carefully remove it. Protective cover Microprocessor Figure 112. Protective cover removal f. Locate the microprocessor installation tool that comes with the new microprocessor.
  • Page 126 Installation tool Microprocessor Alignment pins Figure 115. Installation tool alignment j. Twist the handle on the microprocessor tool counterclockwise to insert the microprocessor into the socket. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 127 Touching the thermal grease will contaminate it. If the thermal grease is contaminated, call IBM service and support to request a replacement thermal grease kit. For information about installing the replacement thermal grease, see “Thermal grease”...
  • Page 128: Thermal Grease

    4. Use a clean area of the cleaning pad to wipe the thermal grease from the microprocessor; then, dispose of the cleaning pad after all of the thermal grease is removed. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 129: Installing A Memory Module

    0.02 mL of thermal grease Microprocessor Figure 119. Thermal grease distribution 5. Use the thermal-grease syringe to place nine uniformly spaced dots of 0.02 mL each on the top of the microprocessor. Figure 120. Syringe Note: 0.01mL is one tick mark on the syringe. If the grease is properly applied, approximately half (0.22 mL) of the grease will remain in the syringe.
  • Page 130 - ff is the device organization (bit width) 4 = x4 organization (4 DQ lines per SDRAM) 8 = x8 organization 16 = x16 organization - wwwww is the DIMM bandwidth, in MBps System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 131 6400 = 6.40 GBps (PC3-800 SDRAMs, 8-byte primary data bus) 8500 = 8.53 GBps (PC3-1066 SDRAMs, 8-byte primary data bus) 10600 = 10.66 GBps (PC3-1333 SDRAMs, 8-byte primary data bus) 12800 = 12.80 GBps PC3-1600 SDRAMs, 8-byte primary data bus) - m is the DIMM type E = Unbuffered DIMM (UDIMM) with ECC (x72-bit module data bus) R = Registered DIMM (RDIMM)
  • Page 132: Dimm Installation Sequence

    Table 10. DIMM installation sequence for non-mirroring (normal) mode Installed microprocessors DIMM connector population sequence Microprocessor socket 1 Install the DIMMs in the following sequence: 3, 6, 9, 2, 5, 8, 1, 4, 7 System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 133: Memory Mirroring

    Table 10. DIMM installation sequence for non-mirroring (normal) mode (continued) Installed microprocessors DIMM connector population sequence Microprocessor socket 2 Install the DIMMs in the following sequence: 12, 15, 18, 11, 14, 17, 10, 13, 16 Memory mirroring Memory-mirroring mode replicates and stores data on two pairs of DIMMs within two channels simultaneously.
  • Page 134 When you install or remove DIMMs, the server configuration information changes. When you restart the server, the system displays a message that indicates that the memory configuration has changed. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 135: Online-Spare Memory

    Online-spare memory The server supports online-spare memory. This feature disables the failed memory from the system configuration and activates an online-spare DIMM to replace the failed active DIMM. You can enable either online-spare memory or memory mirroring in the Setup utility (see “Using the Setup utility” on page 158). When you use the memory online-spare feature, consider the following information: v The memory online-spare feature is supported on server models with an Intel ™...
  • Page 136 Figure 125. PCI riser-card assembly 1 and DIMM air baffle removal 4. If PCI riser-card assembly 1 contains one or more adapters, remove riser-card assembly 1 (see “Removing a PCI riser-card assembly” on page 46). System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 137: Installing A Hot-Swap Ac Power Supply

    Before you install an additional power supply or replace a power supply with one of a different wattage, you may use the IBM Power Configurator utility to determine current system power consumption. For more information and to download the utility, go to http://www.ibm.com/systems/bladecenter/ resources/powerconfig.html.
  • Page 138 To remove all electrical current from the device, ensure that all power cords are disconnected from the power source. Statement 8 System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 139 CAUTION: Never remove the cover on a power supply or any part that has the following label attached. Hazardous voltage, current, and energy levels are present inside any component that has this label attached. There are no serviceable parts inside these components.
  • Page 140 HZ Figure 128. Power information label 9. (IBM Business Partners only) Restart the server. Confirm that it starts correctly and recognizes the newly installed devices, and make sure that no error LEDs are lit. 10. (IBM Business Partners only) Complete the additional steps in “Instructions for IBM Business Partners”...
  • Page 141: Removing A Hot-Swap Fan

    Removing a hot-swap fan The server comes with three replaceable fans. About this task Attention: To ensure proper server operation and cooling, if you remove a fan with the system running, you must install a replacement fan within 30 seconds or the system will shut down.
  • Page 142: Installing A Hot-Swap Fan

    Results If you have other devices to install or remove, do so now. Otherwise, go to “Completing the installation” on page 154. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 143: Removing The Sas Riser-Card And Controller Assembly

    Removing the SAS riser-card and controller assembly To remove the SAS riser-card and controller assembly from the server, complete the steps for the applicable server model. About this task v 16-drive-capable server model: Figure 131. SAS riser-card and controller assembly removal 1.
  • Page 144: Installing The Sas Riser-Card And Controller Assembly

    1. If you are replacing a ServeRAID-BR10il v2 SAS/SATA controller with a ServeRAID-M5015/M5014 SAS/SATA controller, you have to swap the controller retention brackets to fit the new SAS controller. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 145 Figure 134. Controller retention brackets a. Remove the SAS controller front retention bracket from the server. Figure 135. SAS controller front retention bracket removal b. Remove the rear controller retention bracket located in the battery bay above the power supplies by pulling up the release tab 1 and sliding the bracket outward 2 .
  • Page 146 Install the controller retention bracket from step a by sliding the bracket inward 1 and pressing down the release tab into place 2 . Figure 138. Controller retention bracket installation System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 147 2. Place the front end of the SAS controller in the front retention bracket and align the SAS riser-card with the SAS riser-card connector on the system board. 3. Press down on the SAS riser-card and the rear edge of the SAS controller until the SAS riser-card is firmly seated and the SAS controller card retention latch clicks into place.
  • Page 148: Removing A Serveraid Sas Controller From The Sas Riser-Card

    6. Remove the SAS controller assembly, which includes the SAS riser-card, from the server (see “Removing the SAS riser-card and controller assembly” on page 129). 16-drive-capable server model: Figure 140. SAS controller assembly removal System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 149: Installing A Serveraid Sas Controller On The Sas Riser-Card

    Tape-enabled server model: Figure 141. SAS controller assembly removal 7. Pull the SAS controller horizontally out of the connector on the SAS riser-card. Note: If you have installed the optional ServeRAID adapter advanced feature key, grasp the feature key and lift to remove it from connector on the ServeRAID adapter and keep it in future use.
  • Page 150 1. When you restart the server for the first time after you install a SAS controller with a battery, the monitor screen remains blank while the controller initializes System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 151: Installing An Optional Serveraid Adapter Advanced Feature Key

    the battery. This might take a few minutes, after which the startup process continues. This is a one-time occurrence. Important: You must allow the initialization process to be completed. If you do not, the battery pack will not work, and the server might not start. The battery comes partially charged, at 30% or less of capacity.
  • Page 152 Figure 144. ServeRAID adapter advanced feature key installation System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 153: Installing A Serveraid Sas Controller Battery On The Remote Battery Tray

    Figure 145. ServeRAID adapter advanced feature key installation Results If you have other devices to install or remove, do so now. Otherwise, go to “Completing the installation” on page 154. Installing a ServeRAID SAS controller battery on the remote battery tray Use this information to install a ServeRAID SAS controller battery on the remote battery tray.
  • Page 154 Remove the interposer card and the loose screw from the bag. b. Rotate the standoff so that it aligns with the hole in the ServeRAID controller, and position the interposer card connector over the ServeRAID controller connector. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 155 Figure 147. Interposer card installation c. Press the interposer card down onto the interposer card connector so that the interposer card is secured. d. From the other side of the ServeRAID controller, insert and tighten the screw to secure the interposer card to the ServeRAID controller. 8.
  • Page 156 Connect the battery carrier cable to the battery, if it is not already connected. b. On the remote battery tray, find the pattern of recessed rings that matches the posts on the battery and battery carrier. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 157 Figure 149. Battery installation c. Press the posts into the rings and underneath the tabs on the remote battery tray. d. Secure the battery to the tray with the battery retention clip. 13. Route the remote battery cable. Attention: Make sure that the cable is not pinched and does not cover any connectors or obstruct any components on the system board.
  • Page 158 16. Connect the power cords and all external cables, and turn on the server and peripheral devices. Results Note: The battery must recharge for at least 6 hours under normal operating conditions. To protect your data, the ServeRAID controller firmware changes the System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 159: Moving The Sas Controller Retention Bracket

    write policy to write-through until the battery unit is sufficiently charged. When the battery unit is charged, the ServeRAID controller firmware changes the write policy to write-back. Moving the SAS controller retention bracket Use this information to move the SAS controller retention bracket. About this task Note: This procedure applies only to servers that have the following SAS riser-card.
  • Page 160 Insert the bracket tab into the slot on the SAS riser-card assembly. Figure 154. Retention bracket removal b. Rotate the bracket so that the bracket posts align with the holes in the SAS riser-card assembly. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 161: Installing A Usb Hypervisor Memory Key

    c. Press the posts through the holes in the SAS riser-card until they click into place. d. Install the SAS controller on the SAS riser-card (see “Installing a ServeRAID SAS controller on the SAS riser-card” on page 135). e. Install the riser-card assembly in the server (see “Installing the SAS riser-card and controller assembly”...
  • Page 162: Removing A Usb Hypervisor Memory Key

    5. Push the blue locking collar on the USB hypervisor connector back toward the SAS riser-card to unlock it from the connector. Figure 156. USB hypervisor memory key removal 6. Pull the hypervisor memory key from the USB hypervisor connector. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 163: Installing The Optional Two-Port Ethernet Adapter

    Results If you have other devices to install or remove, do so now. Otherwise, go to “Completing the installation” on page 154. Note: You must configure the server not to look for the hypervisor USB drive. See Chapter 3, “Configuring the server,” on page 157 for information about disabling hypervisor support.
  • Page 164 9. Align the adapter with the adapter connector on the system board; then, tilt the adapter so that the port connectors on the adapter line up with the port openings on the chassis. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 165 Figure 160. Adapter installation 10. Slide the port connectors on the adapter into the port openings on the chassis; then, press the adapter firmly until the two standoffs engage the adapter. Make sure the adapter is securely seated on the connector on the system board.
  • Page 166 (see “Installing a PCI riser-card assembly” on page 47). Results If you have other devices to install or remove, do so now. Otherwise, go to “Completing the installation” on page 154. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 167: Installing An Optional Dvd Drive

    Use this information to install an optional DVD drive. About this task For a list of supported optional optical disk drives for the server, see http://www.ibm.com/systems/info/x86servers/serverproven/compat/us/. To install an optional DVD drive, complete the following steps. Drive retention clip Alignment pins Figure 165.
  • Page 168: Completing The Installation

    5. Install the server in a rack. See the Rack Installation Instructions that come with the server for complete rack installation and removal instructions. 6. To attach peripheral devices and connect the power cords, see “Connecting the external cables” on page 155. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 169: Replacing The Server Cover

    Replacing the server cover Use this information to replace the server cover. About this task To replace the server cover, complete the following steps: Procedure 1. Make sure that all internal cables are correctly routed. 2. Place the cover-release latch in the open (up) position. Figure 167.
  • Page 170: Updating The Server Configuration

    Hypervisor enables guest operating systems to function on the server. For information about configuring the integrated Gigabit Ethernet controller, see “Configuring the Gigabit Ethernet controller” on page 172. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 171: Chapter 3. Configuring The Server

    158. v Boot Menu program The Boot Menu program is part of the IBM System x Server Firmware. Use it to override the startup sequence that is set in the Setup utility and temporarily assign a device to be first in the startup sequence.
  • Page 172: Using The Setup Utility

    Set and change settings for advanced hardware features v View, set, and change settings for power-management features v View and clear error logs v Resolve configuration conflicts System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 173: Starting The Setup Utility

    Starting the Setup utility About this task To start the Setup utility, complete the following steps: Procedure 1. Turn on the server. Note: Approximately 3 minutes after the server is connected to ac power, the power-control button becomes active. 2. When the prompt <F1> Setup is displayed, press F1. If you have set an administrator password, you must type the administrator password to access the full Setup utility menu.
  • Page 174 – Adapters and UEFI Drivers Select this choice to view information about the adapters and drivers in the server that are compliant with EFI 1.10 and UEFI 2.0. v Network System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 175 Run the diagnostic programs to get more information about error codes that occur. See the Problem Determination and Service Guide on the IBM Documentation CD for instructions for running the diagnostic programs. Important: If the system-error LED on the front of the server is lit but there are no other error indications, clear the system-event log.
  • Page 176: Passwords

    A system administrator who types the administrator password has access to the full Setup utility menu; the system administrator can give the user System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 177: Power-On Password

    Start the Setup utility and reset the power-on password. v Remove the battery from the server and then reinstall it. See the Problem Determination and Service Guide on the IBM Documentation CD for instructions for removing the battery.
  • Page 178: Using The Boot Selection Menu Program

    To download the free image, click IBM Service and Support Site. Note: Changes are made periodically to the IBM Web site. The actual procedure might vary slightly from what is described in this document. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 179: Serverguide Features

    When you use the ServerGuide Setup and Installation CD, you do not need setup diskettes. You can use the CD to configure any supported IBM server model. The setup program provides a list of tasks that are required to set up your server model.
  • Page 180: Typical Operating-System Installation

    IBM Web site. Note: Changes are made periodically to the IBM Web site. The actual procedure might vary slightly from what is described in this document. 1. Go to http://www.ibm.com/systems/support/.
  • Page 181: Using The Integrated Management Module

    Using the integrated management module The integrated management module (IMM) is a second generation of the functions that were formerly provided by the baseboard management controller hardware. It combines service processor functions, video controller, and (when an optional virtual media key is installed) remote presence function in a single chip. The IMM supports the following basic systems-management features: v Environmental monitor with fan speed control for temperature, voltages, fan failure, and power supply failure.
  • Page 182: Using The Usb Memory Key For Vmware Hypervisor

    4. Select Add Boot Option; then, select Hypervisor. Press Enter, and then press Esc. 5. Select Change Boot Order and then select Commit Changes; then, press Enter. 6. Select Save Settings and then select Exit Setup. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 183: Using The Remote Presence Capability And Blue-Screen Capture

    Results If the embedded hypervisor image becomes corrupt, you can use the VMware Recovery CD that comes with the server to recover the image. To recover the flash device image, complete the following steps: 1. Turn on the server. Note: Approximately 3 minutes after the server is connected to ac power, the power-control button becomes active.
  • Page 184: Enabling The Remote Presence Feature

    4. On the next screen, select Integrated Management Module. 5. On the next screen, select Network Configuration. 6. Find the IP address and write it down. 7. Exit from the Setup utility. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 185: Logging On To The Web Interface

    Logging on to the Web interface Use this information to log on to the web interface. About this task To log on to the Web interface to use the remote presence functions, complete the following steps: Procedure 1. Open a Web browser on a computer that connects to the server and in the address or URL field, type the IP address or host name of the IMM to which you want to connect.
  • Page 186: Configuring The Gigabit Ethernet Controller

    2. Under Product support, click System x. 3. Under Popular links, click Software and device drivers. 4. From the Product family menu, select System x3650 M3 and click Go. Using the LSI Configuration Utility program Use the LSI Configuration Utility program to configure and manage redundant array of independent disks (RAID) arrays.
  • Page 187: Starting The Lsi Configuration Utility Program

    6. To perform storage-management tasks, see the SAS controller documentation, which you can download from the Disk controller and RAID software matrix: a. Go to http://www.ibm.com/systems/support/. b. Under Product support, click System x. c. Under Popular links, click Storage Support Matrix.
  • Page 188: Formatting A Hard Disk Drive

    6. Press C to create the disk array. 7. Select Save changes then exit this menu to create the array. 8. Exit the Setup utility. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 189: Ibm Advanced Settings Utility Program

    For more information and to download the ASU program, go to http://www.ibm.com/systems/support/. Updating IBM Systems Director If you plan to use IBM Systems Director to manage the server, you must check for the latest applicable IBM Systems Director updates and interim fixes. About this task Note: Changes are made periodically to the IBM Web site.
  • Page 190 6. Download the available updates. 7. Copy the downloaded files to the management server. 8. On the management server, on the Welcome page of the IBM Systems Director Web interface, click the Manage tab, and click Update Manager. 9. Click Import updates and specify the location of the downloaded files that you copied to the management server.
  • Page 191: Appendix A. Getting Help And Technical Assistance

    Appendix A. Getting help and technical assistance If you need help, service, or technical assistance or just want more information about IBM products, you will find a wide variety of sources available from IBM to assist you. Use this information to obtain additional information about IBM and IBM products, determine what to do if you experience a problem with your IBM system or optional device, and determine whom to call for service, if it is necessary.
  • Page 192: Using The Documentation

    The troubleshooting information or the diagnostic programs might tell you that you need additional or updated device drivers or other software. IBM maintains pages on the World Wide Web where you can get the latest technical information and download device drivers and updates.
  • Page 193: Creating A Personalized Support Web Page

    Software service and support Through IBM Support Line, you can get telephone assistance, for a fee, with usage, configuration, and software problems with your IBM products. For more information about Support Line and other IBM services, see http://www.ibm.com/services or see http://www.ibm.com/planetwide for...
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  • Page 195: Appendix B. Notices

    Consult your local IBM representative for information on the products and services currently available in your area. Any reference to an IBM product, program, or service is not intended to state or imply that only that IBM product, program, or service may be used. Any functionally equivalent product, program, or service that does not infringe any IBM intellectual property right may be used instead.
  • Page 196: Trademarks

    Machines Corp., registered in many jurisdictions worldwide. Other product and service names might be trademarks of IBM or other companies. A current list of IBM trademarks is available on the web at http://www.ibm.com/ legal/us/en/copytrade.shtml. Adobe and PostScript are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.
  • Page 197: Particulate Contamination

    IBM makes no representations or warranties with respect to non-IBM products. Support (if any) for the non-IBM products is provided by the third party, not IBM. Some software might differ from its retail version (if available) and might not include user manuals or all program functionality.
  • Page 198: Documentation Format

    In the request, be sure to include the publication part number and title. When you send information to IBM, you grant IBM a nonexclusive right to use or distribute the information in any way it believes appropriate without incurring any obligation to you.
  • Page 199: Electronic Emission Notices

    Properly shielded and grounded cables and connectors must be used in order to meet FCC emission limits. IBM is not responsible for any radio or television interference caused by using other than recommended cables and connectors or by unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment.
  • Page 200: European Union Emc Directive Conformance Statement

    Deutschland: Einhaltung des Gesetzes über die elektromagnetische Verträglichkeit von Geräten Dieses Produkt entspricht dem Gesetz über die elektromagnetische Verträglichkeit von Geräten (EMVG). Dies ist die Umsetzung der EU-Richtlinie 2004/108/EG in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland. System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 201: Japan Vcci Class A Statement

    914-499-1900 Der verantwortliche Ansprechpartner des Herstellers in der EU ist: IBM Deutschland GmbH Technical Regulations, Abteilung M372 IBM-Allee 1, 71139 Ehningen, Germany Telephone: +49 7032 15 2941 Email: lugi@de.ibm.com Generelle Informationen: Das Gerät erfüllt die Schutzanforderungen nach EN 55024 und EN 55022 Klasse...
  • Page 202: Japan Electronics And Information Technology Industries Association (Jeita) Statement

    This is for any areas other than home. Russia Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Class A statement People's Republic of China Class A electronic emission statement System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 203: Taiwan Class A Compliance Statement

    Taiwan Class A compliance statement Appendix B. Notices...
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  • Page 205: Index

    63 fans 28 Advanced Settings Utility (ASU) drive, installing tape 104 for options on the system board 35 program, overview 175 DSA, sending data to IBM 178 front 155 air baffle DVD drive hard disk drive 35 DIMM...
  • Page 206 188 microprocessor IBM Advanced Settings Utility program, JEITA statement 188 heat sink 108 overview 175 jumpers, description installing 108 IBM Director 10 for system board 29 specifications 6 System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 207 SAS/SATA 8 Pac HDD option, NMI button 17 RAID array, creating 174 installing 72 notes 6 RAID controller sending diagnostic data to IBM 178 notes, important 182 installing 135 serial connector 18 notices 181 removing 134 server configuration, updating 156, 157...
  • Page 208 Setup utility 158 video connector front 15 rear 18 virtual media key, installing 60 Web interface logging on to 171 obtaining IP address 170 web site ServerGuide 164 weight 6 System x3650 M3 Types 4255, 7945, and 7949: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 210 Part Number: 00KC218 Printed in USA (1P) P/N: 00KC218...