HP NC370T User Manual

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HP NC370T PCI-X Multifunction Gigabit
Server Adapter User Guide
June 2007 (Third Edition)
Part Number 389195-00C

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  • Page 1 HP NC370T PCI-X Multifunction Gigabit Server Adapter User Guide June 2007 (Third Edition) Part Number 389195-00C...
  • Page 2 The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty. HP shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Class A equipment ..........................A-3 Class B equipment ..........................A-3 European Union regulatory notice......................A-4 Japanese notice ............................A-4 Korean notice ............................A-5 Class A equipment ..........................A-5 Class B equipment ..........................A-5 BSMI notice ............................. A-5 HP NC370T PCI-X Multifunction Gigabit Server Adapter...
  • Page 4 Overview..............................B-1 Grounding methods........................... B-1 Appendix C Specifications NC370T PCI-X Multifunction Gigabit Server Adapter specifications............. C-1 UTP cable specifications........................... C-2 Using UTP Category 5 cable in Gigabit over copper installations............. C-2 RJ-45 pinouts and crossover function....................... C-2 10/100 straight-through pinouts ......................C-3 10/100 crossover pinouts........................
  • Page 5: About This Guide

    About this guide Use this guide for reference when installing the HP NC370F PCI-X Multifunction Gigabit Server Adapter. WARNING: To reduce the risk of personal injury from electric shock and hazardous energy levels, only authorized service technicians should attempt to repair this equipment.
  • Page 6: Where To Go For Additional Help

    About This Guide Where to go for additional help HP updates networking software frequently to include new functionality and features. Complete the following steps to get the latest drivers, firmware, and documentation. 1. Go to the HP website (http://www.hp.com). 2. Click Support and Troubleshooting Information from the left menu bar.
  • Page 7: Introduction

    For best performance, install the adapter in a 64-bit/133 MHz, PCI-X slot. The NC370T adapter has a fully integrated controller capable of auto-negotiating a link at 10, 100, or 1000 Mb/s. The network connection is made through an RJ-45 connector. LED indicators show the speed and activity of the link once it has been established.
  • Page 8: Led Indicators

    10/100/1000 RJ-45 port. LED indicators show link, activity, and port speed. Figure 1-1: RJ-45 port and LED locations The NC370T PCI-X Multifunction Gigabit Server Adapter LED indicators operate as described in the following table. Table 1-1: 10/100/1000 LED Operations for the NC370T Server Adapter...
  • Page 9: Unshielded Twisted Pair Category 5 Cable

    Introduction Unshielded Twisted Pair Category 5 cable The NC370T PCI-X Multifunction Gigabit Server Adapter can use existing Category 5 Unshielded Twisted Pair (UTP) (or better) cable to deliver Gigabit Ethernet over copper, according to the IEEE 802.3ab specifications. For new installations, Category 5e cable is recommended.
  • Page 10: Installing The Adapter

    This server adapter is intended for use with UL Listed ITE equipment having instructions on adding and removing components such as PCI and PCI-X devices. NOTE: Before removing the cover of the server, refer to the HP documentation for the proper methods for installing a PCI card and avoiding electric shock hazards.
  • Page 11: Installing The Adapter In A Server

    Installing the adapter Installing the adapter in a server Refer to the HP ProLiant server documentation for additional information on how to safely install a PCI card in the server. CAUTION: If the server is not PCI Hot Plug compliant, power it down and unplug the power cord from the power outlet before removing the server cover.
  • Page 12: Regulatory Compliance Notices

    Operation of this equipment in a residential area is likely to cause harmful interference, in which case the user will be required to correct the interference at personal expense. HP NC370T PCI-X Multifunction Gigabit Server Adapter User Guide...
  • Page 13: Class B Equipment

    The FCC requires the user to be notified that any changes or modifications made to this device that are not expressly approved by Hewlett-Packard Company may void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. HP NC370T PCI-X Multifunction Gigabit Server Adapter User Guide...
  • Page 14: Cables

    This Class B digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian Interference-Causing Equipment Regulations Cet appareil numérique de la classe B respecte toutes les exigences du Règlement sur le matériel brouilleur du Canada. HP NC370T PCI-X Multifunction Gigabit Server Adapter User Guide...
  • Page 15: European Union Regulatory Notice

    This marking is valid for EU non-harmonized Telecom products . and EU harmonized Telecom products (e.g. *Notified body number (used only if applicable - refer to the product Bluetooth). label) Japanese notice HP NC370T PCI-X Multifunction Gigabit Server Adapter User Guide...
  • Page 16: Korean Notice

    Regulatory compliance notice Korean notice Class A equipment Class B equipment BSMI notice HP NC370T PCI-X Multifunction Gigabit Server Adapter User Guide...
  • Page 17: Appendix B Electrostatic Discharge

    • Use a portable field service kit with a folding static-dissipating work mat. If you do not have any of the suggested equipment for proper grounding, have an HP authorized reseller install the part. NOTE: For more information on static electricity or assistance with product installation, contact your HP authorized reseller.
  • Page 18: Appendix C Specifications

    Specifications NC370T PCI-X Multifunction Gigabit Server Adapter specifications Table C-1: NC370T PCI-X Multifunction Gigabit Server Adapter specifications Specification Description Network Controller Chipset Broadcom 5706 Bus Type PCI-X or PCI Bus Width 32 or 64 bits Bus Speed 33, 66, 100, or 133 MHz...
  • Page 19: Utp Cable Specifications

    Safety Compliance UL Mark (USA and Canada) CE Mark EN 60590 UTP cable specifications To connect to the network, the NC370T Server Adapter uses the following cable for 1000BASE-T transmission. • Category 5 UTP or better • 22-26 AWG, 100Ω @ 1 MHz •...
  • Page 20: 10/100 Straight-Through Pinouts

    Brown/White Figure C-1 shows the straight-through 10/100 connector wiring to be used when the crossover function is implemented on the hub or switch. Figure C-1: 10/100 straight-through wiring for RJ-45 connector HP NC370T PCI-X Multifunction Gigabit Server Adapter User Guide...
  • Page 21: 10/100 Crossover Pinouts

    White/Blue Green/White White/Brown Brown/White Figure C-2 shows the correct wiring to use when the crossover function is implemented externally in the twisted-pair cabling. Figure C-2: 10/100 external crossover for RJ-45 connector HP NC370T PCI-X Multifunction Gigabit Server Adapter User Guide...
  • Page 22: Gigabit Internal Straight-Through Pinouts

    Gigabit internal straight-through pinouts Unlike connections in which the crossover function is implemented internally at the hub or switch, the NC370T Server Adapter provides its own automatic crossover function. This means you can wire twisted-pair media straight-through for adapter-to-hub, adapter-to- switch, or adapter-to-adapter connections using the pinouts shown in Table C-4.
  • Page 23: Gigabit External Crossover Pinouts

    Brown/White BI_DC- Figure C-4 shows the correct Gigabit wiring to be used when the crossover function is implemented externally in the twisted-pair cabling. Figure C-4: Gigabit external crossover for RJ-45 connector HP NC370T PCI-X Multifunction Gigabit Server Adapter User Guide...