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Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series
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  • Page 1 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide Document Organization Product Version Getting Help Contents MK-91CB500018-09...
  • Page 2 Hitachi, Ltd. Hitachi, Ltd., reserves the right to make changes to this document at any time without notice and assumes no responsibility for its use. This document contains the most current information available at the time of publication.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    File ......................2-10 View ......................2-10 Macros ......................2-11 Tools ......................2-14 Power ......................2-17 Help ......................2-18 Ending the remote console ................. 2-19 To end the remote console ................2-19 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 4 To end the virtual media console ..............3-11 4 Troubleshooting ................4-1 Troubleshooting problems ..................4-2 Restarting BMC ....................4-5 5 End User License ................5-1 Information about end user license ............... 5-2 End User License ................... 5-2 Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 5: Preface

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

    Describes troubleshooting for the remote console. Chapter 5, End User License Describes troubleshooting for the remote console. Referenced Documents • Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management Module Setup Guide, MK-91CB500014 • Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Server Blade Setup Guide, MK-91CB500012...
  • Page 7: Document Conventions

    This term "Compute Blade" refers to all the models of the Compute Blade, unless otherwise noted. The Hitachi Virtualization Manager (HVM) name has been changed to Hitachi logical partitioning manager (LPAR manager, or LP). If you are using HVM based logical partitioning feature, substitute references to Hitachi logical partitioning manager (LPAR manager, or LP) with HVM.
  • Page 8: Getting Help

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

    Remote console overview This chapter describes an overview of the remote console. □ General overview □ Functions and requirements Remote console overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 10: General Overview

    General overview Remote console is available for Hitachi Compute Blade 500 as a console for operating sever blades. You can remotely power on or off a server blade, configure EFI settings, and install an OS with remote console. Execute the remote console application on a system console to use the remote console.
  • Page 11: Main Functions

    Oracle Java version 7 (Update 2 or later) (The architecture(x86/x64) of Java VM and OS must be the same.) Windows Server 2012 Standard Windows Server Datacenter Windows 8 Windows 8 Professional Remote console overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 12 The following 64-bit Oss support 32-bit Java VM as well as 64-bit Java VM. Windows Server 2012 Standard ¢ Windows 8 ¢ Windows 7 Professional ¢ Windows Vista business ¢ Remote console overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 13 Memory dump If you need to create a memory dump file, use the GUI or CLI of a management module. See the Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Management module Setup Guide for how to create a memory dump file. Note: When the remote console is used, a memory dump file cannot be...
  • Page 14 Maximize the Remote Console window by double-clicking its title bar. Click the Windows task bar to move focus from the Remote Console window. Press PrintScreen key to take a snapshot of the entire desktop. Remote console overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 15 Supported maximum device capacity of USB memory is 16 GB. [FD media] Capacity: 3.5 inch, 1.44 MB, 512 byte/sector File system: FAT Allocation unit size: Standard Remote console overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 16 (Recommended) 32 bit Note: For details about how to install VGA driver, see Hitachi Compute Blade Series Hitachi Compute Rack Series OS Installation Guide for Windows Server or Server installation and monitoring tool OS Setup Guide. Tip: If you use VGA driver, screen resolution, and number of colors other than the above, the screen may not display properly.
  • Page 17 Multiple Java VM versions can be installed on a system console. If any other Java VM version than those described in Requirements for a system console on page 1-3, such as a version made by another vender, is installed, the Remote console overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 18 Use Exception Site List (JRE 7 update51 or later) Add the Web console to the Site List on the Exception Site List, Security tab on Java Control Panel. Click Edit Site List. Click Add. 1-10 Remote console overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 19 Enter "https://<serever blade Web console IP address>" and "http:// <serever blade Web console IP address>" and click OK. Check that the IP addresses are shown in the Exception Site List and click 1-11 Remote console overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 20 SSL/TLS, use JRE 7 Update 2 or later. Set the security level to Medium Start Java Control Panel, and move the security level slider to Medium. 1-12 Remote console overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 21 To avoid this problem, click Do not check (Not recommended) under Perform certificate revocation checks on in Advanced tab on Java Control Panel. 1-13 Remote console overview Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
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  • Page 23: Using The Remote Console

    This chapter provides information on using the remote console. □ Starting the remote console □ Remote console window □ Remote console messages □ Remote console menu items □ Ending the remote console Using the remote console Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 24: Starting The Remote Console

    IP address>:< port number> or https://< IP address>:< port number> • The default port number: http: 80 https: 443 Login the Web console of the management module. Using the remote console Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 25 Table 2-2 Factory default account settings for the system administrator Item Factory default User ID administrator Password password Click the Resources tab > the target server blade from the menu tree. Using the remote console Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 26 Click the Condition tab > Start Remote Console from the Server blade Action pull down menu. Using the remote console Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 27 2-6. Tip: The following dialog boxes may appear when the remote console is started. A specific notation depends on the Java VM version. Click Yes or Run. Using the remote console Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 28: Starting Remote Console Using Server Blade Web Console

    Start the Web browser on the system console connected to the management LAN, type the server blade Web console URL: https://<BMC IP address>/ in the address bar, and press Enter. The following login window appears. Using the remote console Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 29 On the window, type user01 in the Username text box and pass01 in the Password text box. Then click OK. The following Remote Console Launch window appears. Click Launch Remote Console button. The remote console window appears. Using the remote console Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 30: Remote Console Window

    Remote console window This section describes functions available in the remote console window. Using the remote console Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 31: Remote Console Messages

    The server blade transmits no image signal. VideoStopped_OutOfRange Image signals transmitted by the server blade are interrupted or the mode is changed to another one where no image can be displayed. Using the remote console Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 32: Remote Console Menu Items

    With the file menu, file-related operations are available. Exit When Exit is clicked, the remote console window is closed. View With the view menu, view-related operations are available. 2-10 Using the remote console Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 33: Macros

    Tip: If the resolution of a server blade is larger than that of the system console, the following message is displayed and the full screen mode is not available. Macros This menu is used to execute pressing key combination. 2-11 Using the remote console Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 34 You can execute pressing the key combinations: Ctrl + Alt + Del to Ctrl + Alt + Backspace. Alt+F? You can execute pressing the key combinations: Alt + F1 to F12. 2-12 Using the remote console Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 35 Ctrl + Alt+F? You can execute pressing the key combinations: Ctrl + Alt + F1 to F12. 2-13 Using the remote console Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 36: Tools

    Tools The remote console provides the following tools. 2-14 Using the remote console Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 37: General Tab

    Session Options You can set optional items. Click Session Options to display the following dialog box. General tab 2-15 Using the remote console Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 38 For Windows or Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, select Absolute. • For Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 or earlier, or Linux except RHEL, select Relative (Linux Acceleration). 2-16 Using the remote console Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 39: Power

    You can power on or off and reset the server blade using this menu. Power On This function powers on a server blade Forced Power Off This function powers off a server blade. 2-17 Using the remote console Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 40: Help

    Tip: When you perform a power operation item, the following window appears. To proceed, click Yes. Help This menu displays version information. About This function displays information such as the remote console version. 2-18 Using the remote console Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 41: Ending The Remote Console

    This section describes how to end the remote console. To end the remote console Click File > Exit from the remote console tool bar. The remote console window is closed. 2-19 Using the remote console Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
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  • Page 43: Using The Virtual Media

    This chapter provides information on using the virtual media operation. □ Starting the virtual media console □ Virtual media console functions □ Creating image files □ Ending the virtual media console Using the virtual media Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 44: Starting The Virtual Media Console

    Virtual Media. Tip: The following dialog boxes may appear when the remote console is started. A specific notation depends on the Java VM version. Click Yes or Run. Using the virtual media Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 45: Virtual Media Console Functions

    The following Virtual Media Session window appears. Virtual media console functions This section describes virtual media console functions. Using the virtual media Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 46 CB540A A1/B1, and CB 520X server blades, or CB 520H B2 server blade with firmware version 04-21 or earlier. C Details Target Drive Type of the drive viewed from the server blade Using the virtual media Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 47: Creating Image Files

    Note: When you use image files created with a program other than FDDUMP.exe or MakeCDImg.exe, the virtual media function may not work properly. Creating FD image files This subsection describes how to create FD image files. Using the virtual media Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 48 File Name text box, and then click Save. Select the destination to save the file, and click Start to start creating the FD image file. Using the virtual media Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 49 The progress in creating the FD image file shown in the dialog box below. When the progress reaches the right end, the image creation is complete. Click Exit to terminate FDDUMP.exe. Using the virtual media Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 50: Creating Cd/Dvd Image Files

    When the following Save As dialog box appears, select where to save the image file and type its file name in the File Name text box, and then click Save. Using the virtual media Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 51 Select the destination to save the file, and click Start to check the media and then to start creating the CD/DVD media image file. The progress bar in creating the CD/DVD image file is shown in the dialog box below. Using the virtual media Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 52: Ending The Virtual Media Console

    When the following message appears, the image creation is complete. Click OK. Click Exit to terminate MakeCDImg.exe. Ending the virtual media console This section describes how to end the virtual media console. 3-10 Using the virtual media Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 53: To End The Virtual Media Console

    To end the virtual media console Click Exit on the Virtual Media Session window. The Virtual Media Session window closes. 3-11 Using the virtual media Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
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  • Page 55: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting This chapter describes troubleshooting for the remote console. □ Troubleshooting problems □ Restarting BMC Troubleshooting Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 56: Troubleshooting Problems

    Explorer 8 shown in the following Web site. console or virtual media http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973082/en-us console cannot be started. Start Internet Explorer, click Tools, point to SmartScreen Filter, and then click Turn Off Troubleshooting Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 57 When this also does not work, end the remote console and restart Troubleshooting Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 58 Issued to: IP-address-for-server-blade Issued by: IP-address-for-server-blade After deleting the certificates, restart the remote console, and start the virtual media console. Troubleshooting Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 59: Restarting Bmc

    Modules > All modules > Server blade > Server blade x > BMC tab > BMC restart. • In the CLI console of management module, execute the bmc-reset blade command. Troubleshooting Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
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  • Page 61: End User License

    End User License This chapter describes troubleshooting for the remote console. □ Information about end user license End User License Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
  • Page 62: Information About End User License

    Avocent, (iii) the end user shall safeguard the confidentiality of the Licensed Products, and (iv) that neither Avocent nor Distributor shall be liable for any special, indirect, incidental, or consequential damages. End User License Hitachi Compute Blade 500 Series Remote Console User's Guide...
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  • Page 64 Hitachi Data Systems Corporate Headquarters 2845 Lafayette Street Santa Clara, California 95050-2639 U.S.A. www.hds.com Regional Contact Information Americas +1 408 970 1000 info@hds.com Europe, Middle East, and Africa +44 (0)1753 618000 info.emea@hds.com Asia Pacific +852 3189 7900 hds.marketing.apac@hds.com MK-91CB500018-09...