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NEC Express Server
Express5800 Series
Express5800/GT110d-S, GT110d-S (2C/i3-2120)
EXP281A
User's Guide
Model Number: N8100-1739F/1740F/1741F/1742F
Chapter 1 General Description
Chapter 2 Preparations
Chapter 3 Setup
Chapter 4 Appendix
August 2011, Second Edition
© NEC Corporation 2011
10.020.01-101.02

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    NEC Express Server Express5800 Series Express5800/GT110d-S, GT110d-S (2C/i3-2120) EXP281A User’s Guide Model Number: N8100-1739F/1740F/1741F/1742F Chapter 1 General Description Chapter 2 Preparations Chapter 3 Setup Chapter 4 Appendix 10.020.01-101.02 August 2011, Second Edition © NEC Corporation 2011...

  • Page 2: Documents Provided With This Product

    Documents Provided with This Product Documents Provided with This Product Documents for this product are provided as accompanying booklets( ) and as electronic manuals( ) stored within the EXPRESSBUILDER DVD( Precautions for Use Describes points of caution to ensure the safe use of this server. Read these cautions before using this server.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Contents Documents Provided with This Product ......................... 2 Contents ................................3 Notations Used in This Document ......................... 7 Notations used in the text..........................7 Optical disk drives ............................7 Hard Disk Drives ............................7 Removable media ............................7 Abbreviations of Operating Systems ......................8 Trademarks ................................

  • Page 4: Contents

    Contents Names and Functions of Parts ........................31 Front of the server ........................... 31 Rear view............................33 Internal view............................. 34 Motherboard ............................ 38 Status Indicators ..........................39 4.5.1 Power LED ( )......................40 4.5.2 Status LED ( ) ........................ 40 4.5.3 Disk access LED ( )......................

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    Contents 1.10 PCI Card ............................78 1.10.1 Notes ..........................79 1.10.2 List of option devices and installation slots ................ 80 1.10.3 Installation.......................... 84 1.10.4 Configuration after installing ....................85 1.10.5 Removal ..........................86 1.10.6 Installing the N8117-01A expansion RS-232C connector kit..........87 1.11 3.5-inch Hard Disk Drive ........................

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    Contents Chapter 3 Setup ..............................123 Turning on the Server..........................124 POST ............................. 125 1.1.1 POST sequence ......................125 1.1.2 POST Error Messages..................... 127 System BIOS Setup ..........................128 Overview............................128 Starting SETUP Utility ........................128 Description on On-Screen Items and Key Usage ................129 Cases that Require Configuration....................

  • Page 7: Notations Used In This Document

    Notations Used in This Document Notations Used in This Document Notations used in the text In addition to safety-related symbols urging caution, 3 other types of notations are used in this document. These notations have the following meanings. Important Indicates critical items that must be followed when handling the server or operating software. If the procedures described are not followed, server failure, data loss, and other serious malfunctions could occur.

  • Page 8: Abbreviations Of Operating Systems

    Notations Used in This Document Abbreviations of Operating Systems Windows Operating Systems are referred to as follows. Notations in this document Official names of Windows Windows Server 2008 R2 Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Windows Server 2008 R2 Foundation Windows Server 2008 Windows Server 2008 Standard Windows Server 2008 Enterprise...

  • Page 9: Trademarks

    Trademarks Trademarks ESMPRO and EXPRESSSCOPE are registered trademarks of NEC Corporation. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Server, Windows Vista, and MS-DOS are registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries. Intel, Pentium, and Xeon are registered trademarks of Intel Corporation of the United States.

  • Page 10: Regulatory Notices

    Regulatory Notices Regulatory Notices FCC Statement This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when the equipment is operated in a commercial environment.

  • Page 11: Warnings And Additions To This Document

    The contents of this document may change without prior notice. Do not make copies or alter the document content without permission from NEC Corporation. Every effort has been made to ensure the completeness of this document. However, if you have any concerns, or discover errors or omissions, please contact your retailer.

  • Page 12: Precautions For Use (be Sure To Read)

    Names and Functions of Parts in this document. Safety precautions Follow the instructions in this document for the safe use of the NEC Express server. This User’s Guide describes hazardous parts of the server, possible hazards, and how to avoid them. Server components with possible danger are indicated with a warning label placed on or around them (or, in some cases, by printing the warnings on the server).

  • Page 13: Symbols Used In This Document And On Warning Labels

    Precautions for Use (Be Sure to Read) (A label example used in this User’s Guide) Symbol to draw Description of a warning Term indicating a degree of danger attention WARNING Use only the specified outlet Use a grounded outlet with the specified voltage. Use of an improper power source may cause a fire or a power leak.

  • Page 14: Safety Notes

    Precautions for Use (Be Sure to Read) Safety notes This section provides notes on using the server safely. Read this section carefully to ensure proper and safe use of the server. For symbols, refer to Safety precautions. General WARNING Do not use the server for services where human life may be at stake or high reliability is required. This server is not intended for use in medical, nuclear, aerospace, mass transit or other applications where human life may be at stake or high reliability is required, nor is it intended for use in controlling such applications.

  • Page 15: Power Supply And Power Cord Use

    Precautions for Use (Be Sure to Read) Power supply and power cord use WARNING Do not hold the power plug with a wet hand. Do not disconnect/connect the plug while your hands are wet. Failure to follow this warning may cause an electric shock.

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    Precautions for Use (Be Sure to Read) CAUTION Do not use any unauthorized interface cable. Use only the interface cables provided with the server. Electric current that exceeds the amount allowed could cause fire. Also, observe the following precautions to prevent electrical shock or fire caused by a damaged power cord.

  • Page 17: Installation, Relocation, Storage, And Connection

    Use only the specified interface cable. Use only interface cables provided by NEC and locate a proper device and connector before connecting a cable. Using an authorized cable or connecting a cable to an improper destination may cause a short circuit, resulting in a fire.

  • Page 18: Cleaning And Working With Internal Devices

    Precautions for Use (Be Sure to Read) Cleaning and working with internal devices WARNING Do not disassemble, repair, or alter the server. Never attempt to disassemble, repair, or alter the server on any occasion except as described in this document. Failure to follow this warning may cause not only malfunction of the server but also an electric shock or fire.

  • Page 19: During Operation

    Precautions for Use (Be Sure to Read) During operation CAUTION Avoid contact with the server during thunderstorms. Do not touch any part of the server including the cables when a thunderstorm is approaching. Also, do not connect or disconnect any devices. There may be a risk of electric shock from lightning strike. Keep animals away from the server.

  • Page 20: Warning Labels

    Precautions for Use (Be Sure to Read) Warning labels Warning label are attached on or near the components with potential hazards (This label is either attached or printed on the component.) to draw attention from users to potential hazards involved in handling the server. (Do not remove or black out this label and keep it clean).

  • Page 21: Handling Precautions (for Proper Operations)

    Precautions for Use (Be Sure to Read) Handling precautions for proper operations Be sure to observe the following precautions for the proper functioning of the server. Ignoring the precautions may cause server malfunction or failure. • Do not use any cell phone or PHS and switch off them near the server. Electric waves from such devices can cause server to malfunction.

  • Page 22

    Disk devices: Approximately 2 to 3 hours Tape media: Approximately 1 day • For optional devices, we recommend you use our NEC products. Some memory or Hard Disk Drive manufactured by other companies are supported for use with this server, however, you will be charged to repair failure or damage caused by use of such products even within warranty period.

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    Precautions for Use (Be Sure to Read) Tips for your health and safety Using a computer extensively may affect different parts of your body. Here are tips you should follow while working on a computer to minimize strain on your body. Keep proper posture The basic body position for using a computer is sitting straight with your hands on the keyboard parallel with the floor, and your eyes...

  • Page 24: Chapter 1 General Description

    NEC Express5800 Series Express5800/GT110d-S General Description This chapter introduces the features of this server and the name of each part. 1. Introduction 2. Accessories Verify the condition of your server's accessories. 3. Standard Features Check and maintain the server system by using the functions explained in this section.

  • Page 25: Introduction

    The server is designed with consideration of not only reliability but also expandability, which enables you to use it as a network server. Read this document before using the server thoroughly to fully understand handling of the NEC Express server and appreciate its functions to the maximum extent.

  • Page 26: Accessories

    Chapter 1 General Description 2. Accessories Accessories The carton box contains various accessories which are required for setup or maintenance. Make sure you have them all for future use. • SATA cable × 2 • Keyboard × 1 • Mouse × 1 •...

  • Page 27: Standard Features

    • Internal voltage monitoring feature • RAID System (Disk Array) (also available as an option) • BIOS password feature Management utilities • NEC ESMPRO • ExpressUpdate • Remote controlling featuer (EXPRESSSCOPE Engine 3) • RAID System management utility (Universal RAID Utility) •...

  • Page 28

    Chapter 1 General Description 3. Standard Features Many built-in features • El Torito Bootable CD-ROM (no emulation mode) format supported • Software power-off • Remote power-on feature • AC-Link feature • Remote console feature • Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) conforming to IPMI v2.0 Self-diagnosis •...

  • Page 29: Management Features

    The hardware components of the server provide operation control/reliability features as shown below. Additionally, NEC ESMPRO Agent, which is provided in EXPRESSBUILDER, enables you to collectively manage the state of your systems. You can also monitor the server states from a PC to manage the network where NEC ESMPRO Manager provided in EXPRESSBUILDER is installed.

  • Page 30: Firmware And Software Version Management

    3. Standard Features Firmware and Software Version Management By using NEC ESMPRO Manager and ExpressUpdate Agent, you can manage firmware or software on the server and update them by applying an update package. This function automatically updates multiple modules without stopping the system just by specifying the application of an update package from NEC ESMPRO Manager.

  • Page 31: Names And Functions Of Parts

    Chapter 1 General Description 4. Names and Functions of Parts Names and Functions of Parts Names and functions of parts are as follows. Front of the server 3.5-inch Hard Disk Drive model Front bezel removed (10) (11) (1) Air duct (7) Front bezel To take air to cool the server This cover protects the front part of the server.

  • Page 32

    Chapter 1 General Description 4. Names and Functions of Parts 2.5-inch Hard Disk Drive model (13) (12) (10) (11) (1) Air duct (8) Stabilizer To take air to cool the server To mount the server vertically, install as shown in the image (2) POWER switch (9) Release tabs (3 at side of front bezel) The switch to turn the server on and off.

  • Page 33: Rear View

    Chapter 1 General Description 4. Names and Functions of Parts Rear view 3.5-inch Hard Disk Drive model and 2.5-inch Hard Disk Drive model (5) (4) (10) (13) (11) (11) (12) (1) AC inlet (7) BMC RESET switch (M RESET) This socket is used to connect the power cord. The switch to reset BMC of this server.

  • Page 34: Internal View

    Chapter 1 General Description 4. Names and Functions of Parts Internal view 3.5-inch Hard Disk Drive model, air-cooled type (10) Power supply unit 3.5-inch device bay CPU cooling fan Motherboard DIMM slots PCI slot 3.5-inch Hard Disk Drive Rear fan Optical disk drive (10) Bottom fan Express5800/GT110d-S User’s Guide...

  • Page 35

    Chapter 1 General Description 4. Names and Functions of Parts 3.5-inch Hard Disk Drive model, water-cooled type (12) (11) (10) Power supply unit Motherboard Water cooling unit (for cooling CPU) Radiator cooling fan (front) DIMM slots Radiator cooling fan (rear) 3.5-inch Hard Disk Drive (10) Radiator Optical disk drive...

  • Page 36

    Chapter 1 General Description 4. Names and Functions of Parts 2.5-inch Hard Disk Drive model, air-cooled type (3) (4) (11) (10) (12) Power supply unit Optical disk drive CPU cooling fan 3.5-inch device bay DIMM slot Motherboard SAS backplane (10) PCI slot 2.5-inch Hard Disk Drive (11) Rear fan HDD fan...

  • Page 37

    Chapter 1 General Description 4. Names and Functions of Parts 2.5-inch Hard Disk Drive model, water-cooled type (3) (4) (14) (13) (10) (12) (11) Power supply unit 3.5-inch device bay CPU cooling fan (for cooling CPU) Motherboard DIMM slot (10) Radiator cooling fan (front) SAS backplane (11) Radiator cooling fan (rear) 2.5-inch Hard Disk Drive...

  • Page 38: Motherboard

    Chapter 1 General Description 4. Names and Functions of Parts Motherboard 3.5-inch Hard Disk Drive model, 2.5-inch Hard Disk Drive model (25) (21) (1)-2 (1)-4 (1)-1 (19) (1)-3 (24) (20) (12) (18)-1 (6)-0 (18)-2 (6)-1 (6)-2 (18)-3 (6)-3 (6)-4 (6)-5 (18)-4 (17) (13)

  • Page 39: Status Indicators

    Chapter 1 General Description 4. Names and Functions of Parts Status Indicators This section explains the indication and meanings of the server LEDs. 3.5-inch Hard Disk Drive model LINK/ACT Power LED DISK access LED Status LED Optical disk access LED Speed LED Rear view Front view...

  • Page 40: Power Led ( )

    Chapter 1 General Description 4. Names and Functions of Parts 4.5.1 Power LED ( The power LED lights green while the server is on. 4.5.2 Status LED ( While hardware is operating normally, the status LED lights green. The status LED is off or lights/flashes amber if there is a problem with hardware.

  • Page 41: Disk Access Led ( )

    Chapter 1 General Description 4. Names and Functions of Parts Status LED pattern Explanation Solution Failure of the power supply unit is detected Connect the power cord to supply power. If the power Flashing (amber) supply unit is faulty, contact your maintenance service company.

  • Page 42: Speed Led ( 1, 2, M)

    Chapter 1 General Description 4. Names and Functions of Parts 4.5.7 Speed LED ( 1, This LED indicates which network interface is used. − The two LAN connectors for data transmission support 1000BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, and 10BASE-T and the LED indicates which network interface is being used. •...

  • Page 43: Chapter 2 Preparations

    NEC Express5800 Series Express5800/GT110d-S Preparations This chapter describes preparations for using this server. 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices You can skip this section if you did not purchase any optional devices. 2. Ideal Location and Connection You must place the server in an ideal location and connect some cables following this section.

  • Page 44: Installing Internal Optional Devices

    • Use only the devices and cables specified by NEC. You will be charged to repair damages, malfunctions, and failures caused by the use of any devices or cables not specified for use with this server even within the warranty period.

  • Page 45: Anti-static Measures

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices Anti-static Measures The server contains electronic components sensitive to static electricity. Avoid failures caused by static electricity when installing or removing any optional devices. • Wear a wrist strap (an arm belt or anti-static glove) Wear a wrist strap on your wrist.

  • Page 46: Overview Of Installation And Removal

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices Overview of Installation and Removal Install/remove components by using the following procedure. If the server is ON, turn it off. Refer to Chapter 3 (6. Turning Off the Server). Disconnect the power cord from the outlet and the server. Disconnect all cables connected to the connector at the rear.

  • Page 47: Removing The Side Cover

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices Removing the Side Cover Remove the side cover by using the following procedure. Refer to steps 1 to 3 in Chapter 2 (1.3 Overview of Installation and Removal) for preparations. Unlock the padlock attached to the chassis if applicable.

  • Page 48: Removing The Front Bezel

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices Removing the Front Bezel Remove the front bezel by using the following procedure. Refer to steps 1 to 3 in Chapter 2 (1.3 Overview of Installation and Removal) for preparations. Release the three release tabs on the front bezel (1) in the direction of the arrow shown in the image and then pull the front bezel forward slightly until it comes off the frame (2).

  • Page 49: Internal Flash Memory

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices Internal Flash Memory This section describes the procedure for installing the Internal Flash Memory. Internal USB connector 1.6.1 Installation Install the Internal Flash Memory in the following procedure. Refer to steps 1 to 5 in Chapter 2 (1.3 Overview of Installation and Removal) for preparations. Attach the Internal Flash Memory and fix it with the screw provided with this product.

  • Page 50: Dimm

    Up to 32 GB (8 GB × 4) of memory can be installed. Important • Use only the DIMMs specified by NEC. Installing a DIMM from a third party may cause the server to fail. (You will be charged to repair failures or damages caused by the use of such products even within the warranty period.)

  • Page 51: Maximum Supported Memory Size

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices 1.7.1 Maximum supported memory size The maximum available memory size on the server depends on the architecture (x86 architecture) and OS specs. A list of maximum memory sizes The maximum memory size The maximum memory size supported on each OS supported on the server...

  • Page 52: Installation

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices 1.7.3 Installation Install a DIMM by using the following procedure. Refer to steps 1 to 5 in Chapter 2 (1.3 Overview of Installation and Removal) for preparations. Hold the server with both hands and slowly and gently lay it so that the left side faces upward Rotate both levers of the target DIMM slot outward.

  • Page 53: Removal

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices 1.7.4 Removal Remove a DIMM in the following procedure. Note • When removing a defective DIMM, check error messages displayed at POST or ESMPRO and check the DIMM slot where the defective DIMM is installed. •...

  • Page 54: Use Of Internal Hard Disk Drives In The Raid System

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices Use of Internal Hard Disk Drives in the RAID System This section describes how to use the Hard Disk Drives installed in the HDD cage at the front of the server in the RAID System.

  • Page 55

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices On-board SATA N8103-128/129/130/134 controller Backplane for 2.5-inch Hard Disk Drives (Installed on 2.5-inch model as standard) When using on-board RAID Controllers (LSI Embedded MegaRAID By changing the jumper setting for RAID configuration on the motherboard, the internal Hard Disk Drive can be recognized as a software-controlled RAID System Hard Disk Drive.

  • Page 56

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices After that, configure the RAID System using LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility. For details, refer to Chapter 2 (4. RAID System Configuration) in "Maintenance Guide". Tips If you use the EXPRESSBUILDER DVD supplied with the server for setup, the RAID System is automatically configured.

  • Page 57: Notes On Setting Up A Raid System

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices Installation For the instruction of installing the optional RAID Controller (N8103-128/129/130/134), refer to Chapter 2 (1.10 PCI Card). Important When connecting a RAID Controller, set the boot priority to 8th or higher in the Boot menu of the BIOS Setup utility.

  • Page 58

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices • The display of slot numbers (SLT) for Hard Disk Drives in the OS system event log varies depending on the RAID Controller to be connected. The tables below show the insert position of Hard Disk Drives and slot numbers (SLT). The information on these tables is important when checking logs or replacing a Hard Disk Drive.

  • Page 59

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices The insert position number displayed on the server Models with 3.5-inch Hard Disk Drives installed Models with 2.5-inch Hard Disk Drives installed (standard) cage Models with 2.5-inch Hard Disk Drives installed (when expansion 2.5-inch HDD cages are installed) cage Express5800/GT110d-S User’s Guide...

  • Page 60: Extra Battery For Raid Controller

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices Extra Battery for RAID Controller If a RAID Controller (N8103-128/129/130/134) is installed, use the optional extra battery to avoid data loss caused by accidents including temporary blackout during a write-back operation. The model of the extra battery to be used depends on RAID Controller.

  • Page 61

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices Important The shelf life of the battery pack is about 2 years though actual life depends on the operating environment and conditions. If it has been used for 2 years or more, the maximum data backup time (72 hours) is not guaranteed. Replace it soon with a new battery pack, referring to the user’s guide for the extra battery.

  • Page 62

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices Installing the battery in the server This section describes how to install this product in the server. Note that the installation position and procedure differ for 2.5-inch Hard Disk Drive models and 3.5-inch Hard Disk Drive models. Start Preparation for installation Installing the connector board...

  • Page 63

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices Installing a battery pack to 2.5-inch Hard Disk Drive models Remove the file device or blank panel. For the blank panel, pull it toward you while pressing the tab on the right. Remove the two screws from the blank cover.

  • Page 64

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices Engage the tabs of the bracket with the grille of the blank cover and fix it with the attached screw (large). Refer to the image below for the installation position. Installation position Engage the tab with the part second from left at the bottom.

  • Page 65

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices Engage the tabs at the lower part of the blank cover with the chassis and fix it with the two screws. If the cable is too long, arrange it neatly, such as by coiling it once within the chassis. Express5800/GT110d-S User’s Guide...

  • Page 66

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices Installing a battery pack to 3.5-inch Hard Disk Drive models Remove one screw from the blank cover and slide it to the side to release the blank cover. Engage the tabs of the bracket with the grille of the blank cover and fix it with the attached screw (large).

  • Page 67

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices While pushing the blank cover to the right, fix it with one screw. If the cable is too long, arrange it neatly, such as by coiling once within the chassis. Express5800/GT110d-S User’s Guide...

  • Page 68

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices Connecting to a RAID Controller Connect another connector of the battery control cable to the connector board on the RAID Controller. Check the orientation of the connector and connect the cable straight into the connector.

  • Page 69

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices Install a RAID Controller into the PCI slot and fix it in place. Be careful not to disconnect any cables. Connect the internal SAS cable that you removed earlier. Put the removed parts back. Express5800/GT110d-S User’s Guide...

  • Page 70: Installing N8103-141 Extra Battery

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices 1.9.3 Installing N8103-141 extra battery Install an extra battery in the server by using the following procedure. Note Read through the user’s guide supplied with the RAID Controller before installation. Filling out the date on the Set up date label Write down n the installation date (year and month) on the Set up date label supplied with the extra battery.

  • Page 71

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices Installing the connection board Install the connection board to the RAID Controller. Orient the remote battery connection board so that it will fit the connector on the RAID Controller and fix it with three screws from the rear side. After connecting the connection board, place and fix the RAID Controller in the PCI slot, paying attention not to disconnect the cable.

  • Page 72

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices Connecting the battery control cable Referring to the image below, connect the battery control cable into the battery pack. Check the orientation of the connector and connect the cable straight into the connector. Make sure the connector is oriented correctly by checking the following two points.

  • Page 73

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices Installing a battery pack to 2.5-inch Hard Disk Drive models Remove the file device or blank panel. For the blank panel, pull it toward you while pressing the tab on the right. Remove the two screws from the blank cover.

  • Page 74

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices Engage the tabs of the bracket with the grille of the blank cover and fix it with the attached screw (large). Refer to the image below for the installation position. Installation position Engage the tab with the part second from left at the bottom.

  • Page 75

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices Engage the tabs at the lower part of the blank cover with the chassis and fix it with the two screws. If the cable is too long, arrange it neatly, such as by coiling it once within the chassis. Pass through remote cable equipped...

  • Page 76

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices Installing a battery pack to 3.5-inch Hard Disk Drive models Remove one screw from the blank cover and slide it to the side to release the blank cover. Pass the bracket containing the battery and which is connected to the remote cable through the opening from which the blank cover was removed.

  • Page 77: Removal

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices While pushing the blank cover to the right, fix it with one screw. If the cable is too long, arrange it neatly, such as by coiling once within the chassis. This concludes the installation of the battery module in a 3.5-inch Hard Disk Drive model. 1.9.4 Removal For removing the extra battery for the RAID Controller, reverse the installation procedure.

  • Page 78: Pci Card

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices 1.10 PCI Card This server provides four slots where PCI cards can be installed. Important • PCI cards are extremely sensitive to static electricity. Be sure to wear a wrist strap (arm band or anti-static gloves) to discharge static electricity from your body before handling the PCI card.

  • Page 79: Notes

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices 1.10.1 Notes Read the following notes when installing or removing a PCI card. • Do not touch the terminals of cards and the leads of electronic components with your bare hand. Fingerprints and dust left on them cause the server to malfunction due to a connection failure or damage to the leads.

  • Page 80: List Of Option Devices And Installation Slots

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices 1.10.2 List of option devices and installation slots 3.5-inch Hard Disk Drive model/air-cooling system PCI EXPRESS 2.0 PCI#1 PCI#2 PCI#3 PCI#4 32-bit/ PCI slot performance X4lane X4lane X16lane 33 MHz Product Model name Remarks name Slot size...

  • Page 81

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices 3.5-inch Hard Disk Drive model/water-cooling system PCI EXPRESS 2.0 PCI#1 PCI#2 PCI slot performance X4lane X4lane Product Model name Remarks Slot size Low Profile name PCI card type socket socket Available card size Up to167.6 mm (MD2) −...

  • Page 82

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices 2.5-inch Hard Disk Drive model/air-cooling system PCI EXPRESS 2.0 PCI#1 PCI#2 PCI#3 PCI#4 32-bit/ PCI slot performance X4lane X4lane X16lane 33 MHz Product Model name Remarks name Slot size Low Profile PCI card type socket socket socket...

  • Page 83

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices 2.5-inch Hard Disk Drive model/water-cooling system PCI EXPRESS 2.0 PCI#1 PCI#2 PCI slot performance X4lane X4lane Product Model name Remarks Slot size Low Profile name PCI card type socket socket Available card size Up to167.6 mm (MD2) −...

  • Page 84: Installation

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices 1.10.3 Installation Install a PCI card to connect to a PCI slot by using the following procedure. Before installation, make sure the switch or jumper settings on the card are properly set according to the instruction manual supplied with the card if necessary.

  • Page 85: Configuration After Installing

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices Orient the component side of the card toward the bottom of the server. When the rear panel of the card is firmly engaged with the spring, firmly press the card into the slot so that the component parts of the card securely connect to the slot.

  • Page 86: Removal

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices 1.10.5 Removal Remove a PCI card connected to a PCI slot by using the following procedure. Refer to Chapter 2 (1.3 Overview of Installation and Removal) for preparations. Remove the side cover while referring to Chapter 2 (1.4 Removing the Side Cover). Refer to installation step 4 to open the PCI slot retention.

  • Page 87: Installing The N8117-01a Expansion Rs-232c Connector Kit

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices 1.10.6 Installing the N8117-01A expansion RS-232C connector kit Install a PCI card to connect to the PCI slot by using the following procedure. For details, refer to the instruction manual supplied with the connector kit. Important The N8117-01A expansion RS-232C connector kit contains two types of cables.

  • Page 88

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices Remove the expansion slot cover aligned with the slot where you are going to install a card. Important Keep the removed slot cover for future use. Make sure that you are properly inserting the bracket edge into the frame guide, and attach it securely.

  • Page 89

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices Bend the cable so as not to buffer other PCI cards, and connect to the COM connector used for internal connections in the motherboard. Refer to the following for the position of the COM connector for internal connections. •...

  • Page 90: Inch Hard Disk Drive

    Up to 2 SATA Hard Disk Drives can be installed in the 3.5-inch Hard Disk Drive model. Important Use Hard Disk Drives specified by NEC. Installing a third-party Hard Disk Drive might cause a failure of the server and the Hard Disk Drive. You will be charged for maintenance for failures and damage caused by these products, even during the maintenance period.

  • Page 91: Installation

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices 1.11.1 Installation Follow the procedure below to install the 3.5-inch Hard Disk Drive. Refer to the manual provided with the Hard Disk Drive before installation, and specify the settings of the Hard Disk Drive. Number of Location of the bay Serial ATA connector of the...

  • Page 92

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices If the 3.5-inch device is attached, remove the cable and then remove the device. For details, refer to Chapter 2 (1.14 Backup devices). Lift the rear part of the sub frame to remove the sub frame.

  • Page 93: Removal

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices 1.11.2 Removal You can remove the Hard Disk Drive by using the following procedure. Important Data on Hard Disk Drives You are responsible for erasing sensitive data including customer information or financial information of your company stored in the removed Hard Disk Drives so that such data will not be disclosed to a third party.

  • Page 94: Inch Hard Disk Drive

    Drive in the expansion cage. Important Use Hard Disk Drives specified by NEC. Installing a third-party Hard Disk Drive might cause a failure of the server and the Hard Disk Drive. You will be charged for maintenance for failures and damage caused by these products, even during the maintenance period.

  • Page 95: Installing An Expansion 2.5-inch Hdd Cage

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices 1.12.1 Installing an expansion 2.5-inch HDD cage For 2.5-inch Hard Disk Drive models, you can install an additional two Hard Disk Drives by using a 2.5-inch HDD cage. Tips An expansion 2.5-inch HDD cage is only supported by air-cooled models. Install the 2.5-inch HDD cage for additional drives by using the following procedure.

  • Page 96

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices Push the HDD cage halfway in the server. Do not push the cage in completely as the cable has to be connected to the device. Connect the fan cable of the HDD cage to the motherboard.

  • Page 97: Installation

    Hard Disk Drive into place (2) (It is locked when you hear a clicking sound.) Important Use Hard Disk Drives recommended by NEC. For details, consult with the store where you made your purchase or your maintenance service company. Note Refer to the image and confirm that the Hard Disk Drive (tray) is oriented correctly before insertion.

  • Page 98: Removal

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices 1.12.3 Removal You can remove the Hard Disk Drive by using the following procedure. Important Data on Hard Disk Drives You are responsible for erasing sensitive data including customer information or financial information of your company stored in the removed Hard Disk Drives so that such data will not be disclosed to a third party.

  • Page 99

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices Removal) of this document, remove all Hard Disk Drives installed in the 2.5-inch HDD cage for additional drives. Referring to Chapter 2 (1.12.1 Installing an expansion 2.5-inch HDD cage), remove the HDD cage by reversing the installation procedure.

  • Page 100: Optical Disk Drive

    Procedures for replacing the standard optical disk drive with the optional internal DVD SuperMULTI drive are described below. Important Do not install a drive other than those specified by NEC. 1.13.1 Replacing drives Follow the procedure below to replace your drive with the optional internal DVD SuperMULTI drive.

  • Page 101: Backup Devices

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices 1.14 Backup devices This server contains slots for the installation of backup devices, such as optical disk drives and magnetic tape drives. As a standard, there is one expansion slot. Tips Controller board options and internal cables might be required depending on the devices installed.

  • Page 102: Installation

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices 1.14.1 Installation Install a backup device by using the following procedure. The procedure will be described, focusing on installing the SCSI file device option. Specify the settings of the device. The settings for the device to be installed to the device bay is as follows: Device Settings SCSI device...

  • Page 103: Removal

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices Do not push the backup device in completely as the cable has to be connected to the device. Connect the interface cable and power cable to the installed 3.5-inch device. For more information, refer to Chapter 2 (1.15 Connecting cables). Push the device all the way until it locks with a clicking sound.

  • Page 104: Connecting Cables

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices 1.15 Connecting cables This section shows an example of internal device cable connection. 1.15.1 Interface cables This section describes the connection of interface cables. Tips The figure shown here primarily describes connections. For more information about the connectors on the motherboard, refer to Chapter 1 (5.4 Motherboard).

  • Page 105

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices • If a RAID Controller (N8103-128/129/130/134) has been added Connecting to a RAID Controller (N8103-128/129/130/134) requires a dedicated cable (K410-253(00)) for use with RAID Controllers. Install the Hard Disk Drives in order from the bottom. Power supply Second Hard Disk Drive...

  • Page 106

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices • SAS Hard Disk Drives and SATA Hard Disk Drives cannot be combined. Important • About RAID LED cables The DISK access LED on the front of the equipment shows the access status of Hard Disk Drives that are connected to a RAID Controller.

  • Page 107

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices For 2.5-inch Hard Disk Drive models • If a RAID Controller (N8103-128/129/130/134) has been added If SAS or SATA Hard Disk Drives are installed and used in a RAID System with a RAID Controller (N8103-128/129/130/134), the dedicated cable K410-180(00) is required.

  • Page 108

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices (When 5 Hard Disk Drives are installed) Power supply unit Slot 2: Third Hard Disk Drive Slot 1: Second Hard Disk Drive Motherboard Slot 0: First Hard Disk Drive RAID Controller Optical disk drive (N8103-128/129/130/134) Extra battery (N8103-121/141) 2.5-inch expansion HDD cage...

  • Page 109

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices (When 3 Hard Disk Drives are installed for onboard connection) Power supply unit Slot 2: Third Hard Disk Drive Slot 1: Second Hard Disk Drive Motherboard Slot 0: First Hard Disk Drive RAID Controller Optical disk drive (N8103-128/129/130/134)

  • Page 110

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices Connecting 3.5-inch devices You can mount SCSI devices, SAS devices, and USB devices (for internal connections) to 3.5-inch devices. If mounting an SCSI device Use SCSI cable K410-181(00) with an SCSI controller to connect the SCSI device. Set an SCSI ID that is not already set as the ID for another SCSI device.

  • Page 111

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices If using the front USB connector when mounting the internal USB device Use internal USB cable K410-245(00) to connect the device. Power supply unit Motherboard Internal USB connector USB device USB cable (K410-245(00)) Express5800/GT110d-S User’s Guide...

  • Page 112: Power Cables

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices 1.15.2 Power cables The illustration below shows an example of connecting the power cables. Power cables other than those shown here are not used by the devices. For 3.5-inch Hard Disk Drive models Power supply unit...

  • Page 113: Attaching The Front Bezel

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices 1.16 Attaching the Front Bezel You can attach the front bezel by reversing the removal procedure. Insert the three tabs on the lower part of the front bezel into the holes on the front of the server and then push the upper part of the front bezel toward the server to lock with release tabs.

  • Page 114: Installing The Side Cover

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices 1.17 Installing the Side Cover You can attach the side cover by reversing the removal procedure. Make sure that hooks at both the top and bottom of the side cover are securely inserted in the holes on the server frame.

  • Page 115: Ideal Location And Connection

    Chapter 2 Preparations 2. Ideal Location and Connection Ideal Location and Connection This section describes how to position the server and connect cables. Ideal location for the server CAUTION Be sure to observe the following precautions to use of the server safely. Failure to observe the precautions may cause burns, injury, and property damage.

  • Page 116

    Chapter 2 Preparations 2. Ideal Location and Connection Do not install the server in an environment in which any of the following conditions apply: Installing the server in any of the following conditions will cause the server to malfunction. Places where corrosive gas is present (environments where there is sulfur vapor in the atmosphere), or places Place of drastic temperature change...

  • Page 117: Preparation For Installation

    Chapter 2 Preparations 2. Ideal Location and Connection 2.1.1 Preparation for installation For vertical mounting For vertical use of the server, the stabilizer attached to the bottom of the server must be removed to change the orientation as instructed below. Also be sure to attach the air duct for cooling on the top of the server.

  • Page 118

    Chapter 2 Preparations 2. Ideal Location and Connection After attaching the stabilizers, set up the server as shown in the image. Installing the air duct Tabs on the air duct (4 tabs) Orient and insert the 4 tabs into the holes of the server. Important To maintain the cooling effect in the server, be sure to attach the air duct.

  • Page 119

    Chapter 2 Preparations 2. Ideal Location and Connection For horizontal mounting To mount the server horizontally, attach the provided rubber feet to the positions shown in the image. Also attach the air duct on the right side of the server (the server top if vertically mounted). Attach the rubber feet on the right Insert the four tabs in the grooves side of the server as shown in the...

  • Page 120: Connection

    Chapter 2 Preparations 2. Ideal Location and Connection Connection Connect peripheral devices to the server. Connectors that allow a variety of peripheral devices to be connected are provided at the front and rear of the server. Images on the following pages show the peripheral devices that can be connected in their standard state and their respective connector positions.

  • Page 121: Interface Cables

    • The connectors that are not explained here are not used. Do not connect anything to the connectors. • Be sure to use the display unit specified by NEC. The operation is not guaranteed if you install a display unit not specified by NEC.

  • Page 122

    Chapter 2 Preparations 2. Ideal Location and Connection <Front view> USB devices (such as a FD drive) <Rear view> Finally, connect the A device with serial provided power cord to interface an outlet. (such as a modem) Display unit Hub/Switching hub USB devices (such as a terminal adapter) Express5800/GT110d-S User’s Guide...

  • Page 123: Power Cord

    Chapter 2 Preparations 2. Ideal Location and Connection 2.2.2 Power cord Connect the provided power cord to the server. Tips • To connect the power cord to a UPS, connect it to the outlet provided at the rear of the UPS. For details, refer to the instruction manual supplied with the UPS •...

  • Page 124: Chapter 3 Setup

    NEC Express5800 Series Express5800/GT110d-S Setup This chapter describes how to set up the server. 1. Turning on the Server POST (Power-On Self-Test) is explained in this section. 2. System BIOS Setup You can customize BIOS settings by following the instructions in this section.

  • Page 125

    3. Press the POWER switch at the front of the server. The POWER LED is turned on green and after a while, the NEC logo appears on the display. While the NEC logo is being displayed, the self-diagnostic program (POST) runs and diagnoses the hardware.

  • Page 126: Post

    POST starts memory check. When the memory check is completed, some messages appear. As factory settings, the NEC logo appears on the screen during POST. 2. If the <Esc> key is pressed, the logo disappears and the details of POST are displayed.

  • Page 127

    Chapter 3 Setup 1. Turning on the Server 4. After a while, the following message is displayed on the screen. Press <F2> SETUP, <F3> Internal Flash Memory, <F4> ROM Utility, <F12> Network By pressing the designated function key following messages, you can call the functions below upon completion of POST.

  • Page 128: Post Error Messages

    Chapter 3 Setup 1. Turning on the Server 1.1.2 POST Error Messages When POST detects an error, it displays an error message on the screen or beeps for some errors. For descriptions of error messages, causes, and countermeasures, refer to "Maintenance Guide". Important Take notes on the messages displayed before consulting with your maintenance service company.

  • Page 129: System Bios Setup

    If you press the <F2> key at this time, SETUP runs and displays the Main menu upon completion of POST. (You can also press the <F2> key while the NEC logo appears to display the Main menu.) Express5800/GT110d-S User’s Guide...

  • Page 130: Description On On-screen Items And Key Usage

    Chapter 3 Setup 2. System BIOS Setup Description on On-Screen Items and Key Usage This section shows display examples and how to control the key. Use the keyboard to work with the SETUP utility. Indicates the currently displayed menu Indicates the menu has submenus.

  • Page 131

    Chapter 3 Setup 2. System BIOS Setup <F2> key If you press this key, the following window appears. If you select Yes, the previous parameter(s) are restored. Load Previous Values? [Yes] <F3> key If you press this key, the following window appears. If you select Yes, restore the parameters of the currently selected item to the default setting.

  • Page 132: Cases That Require Configuration

    On/Off NumLock on power ON Boot → Quite Boot → Disabled On/Off the function to display By pressing the <Esc> key, the NEC logo during POST prevent the display of the logo. Advanced → PCI Configuration → PCI Optional Install RAID Controller board n is PCI slot number of the Slot n Option ROM →...

  • Page 133

    Chapter 3 Setup 2. System BIOS Setup Password If you have set a password, a message prompt you to enter password will be displayed from the next time. Enter password [ You can attempt password entry up to 3 times. If you entered a wrong password 3 times, operation stops. (You cannot operate further.) Turn off the power.

  • Page 134: Expressscope Engine 3

    2. If you press the <F4> key at this time, ROM utility starts upon completion of POST. You can also press the <F4> key while the NEC logo is being displayed to open the Off-line TOOL MENU screen. 3. The keyboard selection screen appears. Select your keyboard type.

  • Page 135

    Chapter 3 Setup 3. EXPRESSSCOPE ENGINE 3 4. When the Off-line TOOL MENU appears, select BMC Configuration, BMC Configuration, Network, and then Property. 5. If Property is selected, the following screen is displayed. On this screen, specify whether to use DHCP and if DHCP is not used, configure IP Address/Subnet Mask.

  • Page 136: Expressbuilder

    RAID configuration to installation of applications. To use this feature, (Windows reinstallation) select Os installation in the menu after boot. Storage of software* Stores various bundled software (such as NEC ESMPRO Agent). Maintenance Diagnoses your server system. To use this feature, select Tool menu in the menu after boot.

  • Page 137: Installing Software Components

    Chapter 3 Setup 5. Installing Software Components Installing Software Components Continue to install software components such as OS. Refer to the instructions below. • Installation Guide (Windows) Express5800/GT110d-S User’s Guide...

  • Page 138: Turning Off The Server

    Chapter 3 Setup 6. Turning Off the Server Turning Off the Server Turn off the server by using the following procedure. If the power cord of the server is connected to a UPS, refer to the documentation supplied with the UPS or the documentation for the application controlling the UPS. 1.

  • Page 139: Chapter 4 Appendix

    NEC Express5800 Series Express5800/GT110d-S Appendix Specifications Interrupt Lines Express5800/GT110d-S User’s Guide...

  • Page 140: Specifications

    Chapter 4 Appendix 1. Specifications Specifications Air-cooling System Express5800/GT110d-S, EXP281A Product name N8100-1739F N8100-1740F Specifications on shipment 3.5-inch Hard Disk Drive model 2.5-inch Hard Disk Drive model ® ® ® ® ® ® ® ® Type Intel Pentium Intel Xeon Intel Pentium Intel...

  • Page 141: Water-cooling System

    Chapter 4 Appendix 1. Specifications Water-cooling System Express5800/GT110d-S (2C/i3-2120), EXP281A Product name N8100-1741F N8100-1742F Specifications on shipment 3.5-inch Hard Disk Drive model 2.5-inch Hard Disk Drive model ® Type Intel Core -i3 processor i3-2120 Clock/cache 3.30 GHz/3 MB Standard / No standard / (1) (maximum) ®...

  • Page 142: Interrupt Lines

    Chapter 4 Appendix 2. Interrupt Lines Interrupt Lines Interrupt lines are assigned as factory settings as shown below. Use this table as a reference when you add optional devices. • Interrupt lines As factory settings, interrupt lines are assigned as follows. Peripheral Device (Controller) Peripheral Device (Controller) System timer...

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