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Dell EMC PowerEdge T640
Installation and Service Manual
Regulatory Model: E47S Series
Regulatory Type: E47S001

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  • Page 1 Dell EMC PowerEdge T640 Installation and Service Manual Regulatory Model: E47S Series Regulatory Type: E47S001...
  • Page 2 A WARNING indicates a potential for property damage, personal injury, or death. Copyright © 2017 Dell Inc. or its subsidiaries. All rights reserved. Dell, EMC, and other trademarks are trademarks of Dell Inc. or its subsidiaries. Other trademarks may be trademarks of their respective owners.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents 1 Dell PowerEdge T640 overview........................8 Supported configurations..............................9 Front view of the system..............................10 Status LED indicators..............................14 iDRAC Direct LED indicator codes..........................16 iDRAC Quick Sync 2 indicator codes........................16 System health and system ID indicator codes......................17 Back view of the system..............................18 NIC indicator codes..............................
  • Page 4 System Setup................................... 40 Viewing System Setup............................... 41 System Setup details..............................41 System BIOS................................42 iDRAC Settings utility..............................63 Device Settings................................63 Dell Lifecycle Controller..............................63 Embedded system management..........................63 Boot Manager...................................63 Viewing Boot Manager..............................64 Boot Manager main menu............................64 One-shot BIOS boot menu............................64 System Utilities................................64...
  • Page 5 Power supply units................................82 Hot spare feature............................... 83 Removing a power supply unit blank........................83 Installing a power supply unit blank......................... 84 Removing a power supply unit..........................84 Installing a power supply unit............................85 Removing a DC power supply unit...........................86 Installing DC power supply unit..........................87 Wiring instructions for a DC power supply unit......................87 System cover..................................89 Removing the system cover.............................89...
  • Page 6 Installing the GPU power interposer board......................151 Removing the main power interposer board......................152 Installing the main power interposer board......................153 Control panel assembly..............................154 Removing the control panel assembly........................154 Installing the control panel assembly........................155 7 Using system diagnostics..........................157 Dell Embedded System Diagnostics..........................157 Contents...
  • Page 7 When to use the Embedded System Diagnostics....................157 Running the Embedded System Diagnostics from Boot Manager..............157 Running the Embedded System Diagnostics from the Dell Lifecycle Controller..........157 System diagnostic controls............................. 158 8 Jumpers and connectors..........................159 System board jumper settings............................159 System board jumpers and connectors........................
  • Page 8: Dell Poweredge T640 Overview

    Dell PowerEdge T640 overview The Dell PowerEdge T640 is a dual-socket, 5U rackable tower server that supports up to: • Two Intel Xeon Scalable Processor Family processors • Up to 24 DIMMs (support for DDR4 RDIMM, LR-DIMM) or 12 NVDIMM-N (one DIMM per channel) are supported.
  • Page 9: Supported Configurations

    Supported configurations Figure 1. Supported configurations of the PowerEdge T640 Dell PowerEdge T640 overview...
  • Page 10: Front View Of The System

    Front view of the system The front view of the system. Figure 2. Front view of the 18 x 3.5 inch drive tower system Dell PowerEdge T640 overview...
  • Page 11 Press the power button to gracefully shut down an ACPI-compliant operating system. The Information Tag is a slide-out label panel that contains system Information tag information such as Service Tag, NIC, MAC address, and so on. If you Dell PowerEdge T640 overview...
  • Page 12 Keyboard, Video, and Mouse (KVM) viewer and virtual Kernel based Virtual Machine (KVM), on a supported mobile device. For more information, see the Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller User's Guide at Dell.com/idracmanuals. This USB port is USB 2.0 compliant.
  • Page 13 Indicate the status of the Status LED indicators system. For more information, see the Status LED indicators section. iDRAC Quick Sync 2 wireless Indicates if the iDRAC Quick indicator (optional) Sync 2 wireless option is Dell PowerEdge T640 overview...
  • Page 14: Status Led Indicators

    You can access system inventory, Dell Lifecycle Controller logs or system logs, system health status, and also configure iDRAC, BIOS, and networking parameters. You can...
  • Page 15 Restart the system. Update any required drivers for the PCIe card experiences an error. PCIe card. Reinstall the card. If the problem persists, see the Getting help section. NOTE: For more information about the supported PCIe cards, see the Expansion card installation guidelines section. Dell PowerEdge T640 overview...
  • Page 16: Idrac Direct Led Indicator Codes

    Check if iDRAC Quick Sync 2 feature is configured to then turns off feature is disabled. be disabled by iDRAC. If the problem persists, see the Getting help section. For more information, see Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller User's Dell PowerEdge T640 overview...
  • Page 17: System Health And System Id Indicator Codes

    Indicates that the system is experiencing a fault. Check the System Event Log for specific error messages. For more information about error messages, see the Dell Event and Error Messages Reference Guide at Dell.com/openmanagemanuals > OpenManage software. Dell PowerEdge T640 overview...
  • Page 18: Back View Of The System

    PCI Express expansion cards. For more information on the expansion cards that are supported on your system, see the Expansion card guidelines. System health and system ID Indicates the system health. For indicator more information, see the Dell PowerEdge T640 overview...
  • Page 19 The USB ports are 9-pin and USB 3.0 port (4) 3.0-compliant. These ports enable you to connect USB devices to the system. Power supply unit (2) For more information about the PSU configurations, see the Technical Specifications section Dell PowerEdge T640 overview...
  • Page 20 Technical specifications section. Enables you to connect a serial Serial port device to the system. For more information, see the Technical specifications section. Enables you to remotely access iDRAC9 Enterprise port iDRAC. For more information, Dell PowerEdge T640 overview...
  • Page 21: Nic Indicator Codes

    Each NIC on the back of the system has indicators that provide information about the activity and link status. The activity LED indicator indicates if data is flowing through the NIC, and the link LED indicator indicates the speed of the connected network. Figure 10. NIC indicator codes link LED indicator activity LED indicator Dell PowerEdge T640 overview...
  • Page 22: Power Supply Unit Indicator Codes

    Blinking green and turns off When hot-plugging a PSU, the PSU handle blinks green five times at a rate of 4 Hz and turns off. This indicates a PSU mismatch with respect to efficiency, feature set, health status, or supported voltage. Dell PowerEdge T640 overview...
  • Page 23 Extended Power Performance (EPP) label. Mixing PSUs from previous generations of PowerEdge servers is not supported, even if the PSUs have the same power rating. This results in a PSU mismatch condition or failure to turn the system on. Dell PowerEdge T640 overview...
  • Page 24: Locating The Service Tag Of Your System

    Express Service Code and Service Tag. Alternatively, the information may be on a sticker on the chassis of the system. The mini Enterprise Service Tag (EST) is found on the back of the system. This information is used by Dell to route support calls to the appropriate personnel.
  • Page 25: Documentation Resources

    Managing your system For information about systems management Dell.com/openmanagemanuals software offered by Dell, see the Dell OpenManage Systems Management Overview Guide. For information about setting up, using, and Dell.com/openmanagemanuals troubleshooting OpenManage, see the Dell OpenManage Server Administrator User’s Guide.
  • Page 26 Working with the Dell For information about understanding the features Dell.com/storagecontrollermanuals PowerEdge RAID controllers of the Dell PowerEdge RAID controllers (PERC), Software RAID controllers, or BOSS card and deploying the cards, see the Storage controller documentation. Understanding event and error For information about checking the event and error Dell.com/openmanagemanuals...
  • Page 27: Technical Specifications

    Technical specifications The technical and environmental specifications of your system are outlined in this section. Topics: • Chassis dimensions • Chassis weight • Processor specifications • PSU specifications • System battery specifications • Expansion bus specifications • Memory specifications • Storage controller specifications •...
  • Page 28: Chassis Dimensions

    Chassis dimensions Figure 14. Details the dimensions of the T640 system Table 12. The dimensions of the T640 system Za (with bezel) 304.5 mm 217.9 mm (8.57 434.5 mm 443.5 mm 471.5 mm 15 mm (0.59 659.9 mm 692.8 mm (11.98 inches) inches) (17.10 inches)
  • Page 29: Chassis Weight

    Chassis weight Table 13. Chassis weight System Maximum weight (with all hard drives/SSDs) 2.5”x 32 42.36 Kg (93.38 lb) 3.5”x 18 49.65 Kg (109.45 lb) Processor specifications The PowerEdge T640 system supports up to two Intel Xeon Processor Scalable Family processors. PSU specifications The PowerEdge T640 system supports up to two AC or DC redundant power supply units (PSUs).
  • Page 30: Expansion Bus Specifications

    Expansion bus specifications The PowerEdge T640 system supports PCI express (PCIe) generation 3 and 2 expansion cards. The following table describes the supported expansion cards: Table 15. Supported PCI express generation 3 expansion cards PCIe Slot Processor Connection Height Length Link Width Slot Width 0 (Internal...
  • Page 31: Drive Specifications

    • Internal storage controller cards: PowerEdge RAID Controller (PERC) H730P, H740P, H330, HBA330, S140, 12Gbps SAS HBA,and BOSS-S1. • External storage controller cards: PERC H840 and 12Gbps SAS HBA. Drive specifications Hard drives The T640 system supports: Backplane Configuration Options: •...
  • Page 32: Nic Ports

    IDSDM The IDSDM/vFlash card sits in the back of the system, in a Dell-proprietary slot. IDSDM/vFlash card supports three micro SD cards (two cards for IDSDM and one card for vFlash). Micro SD cards capacity for IDSDM are 16/32/64 GB while for vFlash the microSD card capacity is 16 GB.
  • Page 33: Environmental Specifications

    8, 16, 32 NOTE: 1920 x 1080 and 1920 x 1200 resolutions are only supported in reduced blanking mode. Environmental specifications NOTE: For additional information about environmental measurements for specific system configurations, see Dell.com/ environmental_datasheets. Table 19. Temperature specifications Temperature Specifications Storage –40°C to 65°C (–40°F to 149°F)
  • Page 34: Standard Operating Temperature

    Table 22. Maximum shock specifications Maximum vibration Specifications Operating Six consecutively executed shock pulses in the positive and negative x, y, and z axes of 40 G for up to 2.3 ms. Storage Six consecutively executed shock pulses in the positive and negative x, y, and z axes (one pulse on each side of the system) of 71 G for up to 2 ms.
  • Page 35: Particulate And Gaseous Contamination Specifications

    Tape backup unit is not supported. • Non-Dell qualified peripheral cards and/or peripheral cards greater than 25 W are not supported (cooling tier =7 or above). Particulate and gaseous contamination specifications The following table defines the limitations that help avoid any equipment damage or failure from particulate and gaseous contamination. If the levels of particulate or gaseous pollution exceed the specified limitations and result in equipment damage or failure, you may need to rectify the environmental conditions.
  • Page 36 Particulate contamination Specifications NOTE: Air entering the data center must have MERV11 or MERV13 filtration. Conductive dust Air must be free of conductive dust, zinc whiskers, or other conductive particles. NOTE: This condition applies to data center and non-data center environments.
  • Page 37: Initial System Setup And Configuration

    The Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC) is designed to make system administrators more productive and improve the overall availability of Dell systems. iDRAC alerts administrators to system issues, helps them perform remote system management, and reduces the need for physical access to the system.
  • Page 38: Log In To Idrac

    Ensure that you change the default user name and password after setting up the iDRAC IP address. For more information about logging in to the iDRAC and iDRAC licenses, see the latest Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller User's Guide at Dell.com/idracmanuals.
  • Page 39: Downloading Drivers And Firmware

    Using Dell OpenManage Deployment Toolkit (DTK) Dell.com/openmanagemanuals Downloading drivers and firmware Dell recommends that you download and install the latest BIOS, drivers, and systems management firmware on your system. Prerequisite Ensure that you clear the web browser cache before downloading the drivers and firmware.
  • Page 40: Pre-operating System Management Applications

    You can manage basic settings and features of a system without booting to the operating system by using the system firmware. Topics: • Options to manage the pre-operating system applications • System Setup • Dell Lifecycle Controller • Boot Manager • PXE boot Options to manage the pre-operating system applications Your system has the following options to manage the pre-operating system applications: •...
  • Page 41: Viewing System Setup

    The iDRAC settings utility is an interface to set up and configure the iDRAC parameters by using UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface). You can enable or disable various iDRAC parameters by using the iDRAC settings utility. For more information about this utility, see Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller User’s Guide at Dell.com/idracmanuals.
  • Page 42: System Bios

    System BIOS You can use the System BIOS screen to edit specific functions such as boot order, system password, setup password, set the SATA and PCIe NVMe RAID mode, and enable or disable USB ports. Related link System BIOS Settings details Boot Settings Network Settings System Information...
  • Page 43: System Information

    Option Description Network Settings Specifies options to manage the UEFI network settings and boot protocols. Legacy network settings are managed from the Device Settings menu. Integrated Devices Specifies options to manage integrated device controllers and ports, specifies related features and options. Serial Specifies options to manage the serial ports, its related features and options.
  • Page 44 Specifies the memory operating mode. The options available are Optimizer Mode, Single Rank Spare Mode, Multi Mode Rank Spare Mode, Mirror Mode, and Dell Fault Resilient Mode. This option is set to Optimizer Mode by default. Pre-operating system management applications...
  • Page 45: Processor Settings

    NOTE: The Dell Fault Resilient Mode option establishes an area of memory that is fault resilient. This mode can be used by an operating system that supports the feature to load critical applications or enables the operating system kernel to maximize system availability.
  • Page 46 Option Description DCU Streamer Enables or disables the Data Cache Unit (DCU) streamer prefetcher. This option is set to Enabled by default. Prefetcher DCU IP Prefetcher Enables or disables the Data Cache Unit (DCU) IP prefetcher. This option is set to Enabled by default. Sub NUMA Cluster Enables or disables the Sub NUMA Cluster.
  • Page 47 Viewing SATA Settings To view the SATA Settings screen, perform the following steps: Turn on, or restart your system. Press F2 immediately after you see the following message: F2 = System Setup NOTE: If your operating system begins to load before you press F2, wait for the system to finish booting, and then restart your system and try again.
  • Page 48 Option Description Option Description Model Specifies the drive model of the selected device. Drive Type Specifies the type of drive attached to the SATA port. Capacity Specifies the total capacity of the hard drive. This field is undefined for removable media devices such as optical drives.
  • Page 49: Boot Settings

    Option Description Port H Sets the drive type of the selected device. For the Embedded SATA settings in ATA mode, set this field to Auto to enable BIOS support. Set it to OFF to turn off BIOS support. For AHCI or RAID mode, BIOS support is always enabled. Option Description Model...
  • Page 50 NOTE: You must use only the UEFI boot mode in order to boot from NVMe drives. • BIOS: The BIOS Boot Mode is the legacy boot mode. It is maintained for backward compatibility. Viewing Boot Settings To view the Boot Settings screen, perform the following steps: Turn on, or restart your system.
  • Page 51: Network Settings

    Operating systems must be UEFI-compatible to be installed from the UEFI boot mode. DOS and 32-bit operating systems do not support UEFI and can only be installed from the BIOS boot mode. NOTE: For the latest information about supported operating systems, go to Dell.com/ossupport. Changing boot order About this task You may have to change the boot order if you want to boot from a USB key.
  • Page 52: Network Settings Screen Details

    On the System BIOS screen, click Network Settings. Network Settings screen details The Network Settings screen details are explained as follows: Option Description PXE Device n (n = 1 Enables or disables the device. When enabled, a UEFI PXE boot option is created for the device. to 4) PXE Device n Enables you to control the configuration of the PXE device.
  • Page 53 Integrated Devices You can use the Integrated Devices screen to view and configure the settings of all integrated devices including the video controller, integrated RAID controller, and the USB ports. Viewing Integrated Devices To view the Integrated Devices screen, perform the following steps: Turn on, or restart your system.
  • Page 54 Option Description NOTE: When there are multiple add-in graphic cards installed in the system, the first card discovered during PCI enumeration is selected as the primary video. You might have to re-arrange the cards in the slots in order to control which card is the primary video. Current State of Displays the current state of the embedded video controller.
  • Page 55 Option Description Option Description x4 or x8 Bifurcation Slot 7 Bifurcation x16, X4, X8, x4 x4 x8 or x8 x4 x4 Bifurcation Slot 8 Bifurcation Serial Communication You can use the Serial Communication screen to view the properties of the serial communication port. Viewing Serial Communication To view the Serial Communication screen, perform the following steps: Turn on, or restart your system.
  • Page 56 You can only change the rest of the options if the mode is set to Custom.This option is set to Performance Per Watt Optimized (DAPC) by default. DAPC is Dell Active Power Controller. NOTE: All the parameters on the system profile setting screen are available only when the System Profile option is set to Custom.
  • Page 57: System Security

    Option Description Memory Refresh Sets the memory refresh rate to either 1x or 2x. This option is set to 1x by default. Rate Uncore Frequency Enables you to select the Processor Uncore Frequency option. Dynamic mode enables the processor to optimize power resources across the cores and uncore during runtime. The optimization of the uncore frequency to either save power or optimize performance is influenced by the setting of the Energy Efficiency Policy option.
  • Page 58 System Security Settings details The System Security Settings screen details are explained as follows: Option Description Intel(R) AES-NI Improves the speed of applications by performing encryption and decryption by using the Advanced Encryption Standard Instruction Set (AES-NI). This option is set to Enabled by default. System Password Sets the system password.
  • Page 59: Options Description

    Option Description Options Description User Mode In User Mode, PK must be installed, and BIOS performs signature verification on programmatic attempts to update policy objects. The BIOS allows unauthenticated programmatic transitions between modes. Audit Mode In Audit mode, PK is not present. The BIOS does not authenticate programmatic updates to the policy objects, and transitions between modes.
  • Page 60: Using Your System Password To Secure Your System

    A message prompts you to reenter the setup password. Reenter the setup password, and click OK. Press Esc to return to the System BIOS screen. Press Esc again. A message prompts you to save the changes. NOTE: Password protection does not take effect until the system reboots. Using your system password to secure your system About this task If you have assigned a setup password, the system accepts your setup password as an alternate system password.
  • Page 61 If you do not type the correct password in three attempts, the system displays the following message: Invalid Password! Number of unsuccessful password attempts: <x> System Halted! Must power down. Password Invalid. Number of unsuccessful password attempts: <x> Maximum number of password attempts exceeded.System halted.
  • Page 62: Miscellaneous Settings

    UEFI boot mode. You cannot set the option to Enabled if UEFI Secure Boot mode is enabled. This option is set to Disabled by default. Dell Wyse P25/P45 Enables or disables the Dell Wyse P25/P45 BIOS Access. This option is set to Enabled by default. BIOS Access Power Cycle Enables or disables the Power Cycle Request.
  • Page 63: Idrac Settings Utility

    Dell Lifecycle Controller Dell Lifecycle Controller (LC) provides advanced embedded systems management capabilities including system deployment, configuration, update, maintenance, and diagnosis. LC is delivered as part of the iDRAC out-of-band solution and Dell system embedded Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) applications.
  • Page 64: Viewing Boot Manager

    Launch System Enables you to access System Setup. Setup Launch Lifecycle Exits the Boot Manager and invokes the Dell Lifecycle Controller program. Controller System Utilities Enables you to launch System Utilities menu such as System Diagnostics and UEFI shell. Related link...
  • Page 65: Pxe Boot

    • BIOS Update File Explorer • Reboot System Related link Boot Manager PXE boot You can use the Preboot Execution Environment (PXE) option to boot and configure the networked systems, remotely. To access the PXE boot option, boot the system and then press F12 during POST instead of using standard Boot Sequence from BIOS Setup.
  • Page 66: Installing And Removing System Components

    Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell is not covered by your warranty. Read and follow the safety instructions that are shipped with your product.
  • Page 67: Removing The Front Bezel

    Removing the front bezel Prerequisite Follow the safety guidelines listed in Safety instructions. Steps Unlock the bezel. Press the release latch at the top of the bezel. Pull the top end of the bezel away from the system. Unhook the bezel tabs from the slots at the bottom of the system, and lift the bezel away. Figure 15.
  • Page 68: System Feet

    Figure 16. Installing the front bezel System feet The system feet provide stability to the system in the tower mode. Removing the system feet Prerequisites NOTE: It is recommended that you remove the system feet only when you are converting the system from the tower mode to the rack mode, or when you are replacing the system feet with the wheel assembly.
  • Page 69: Installing The System Feet

    Figure 17. Removing the system feet Next step If applicable, install the system feet or the caster wheel assembly. Related link Installing the system feet Installing caster wheels Installing the system feet Prerequisites CAUTION: Install the feet on a stand-alone tower system to provide stability to the system. An unstable system might tip over and cause injury to the user or damage to the system.
  • Page 70: Caster Wheels - Optional

    Figure 18. Installing the system feet Next steps Place the system upright on a flat, stable surface, and rotate the system feet outward. Follow the procedure listed in After working inside your system. Caster wheels – optional Caster wheels provide mobility to the system in the tower mode. The caster wheel assembly consists of: •...
  • Page 71: Installing Caster Wheels

    Figure 19. Removing caster wheels Next step Install the caster wheels or the system feet, as applicable. Related link Installing the system feet Installing caster wheels Installing caster wheels Prerequisites Follow the safety guidelines listed in Safety instructions. Place the system on its side on a flat, stable surface. If installed, remove the system feet.
  • Page 72: Drives

    Figure 20. Installing caster wheels Next step Follow the procedure listed in After working inside your system. Related link Removing caster wheels Drives Drives are supplied in hot swappable drive carriers that fit in the drive slots. CAUTION: Before attempting to remove or install a drive while the system is running, see the documentation for the storage controller card to ensure that the host adapter is configured correctly.
  • Page 73: Installing A Drive Blank

    CAUTION: Mixing drive blanks from previous generations of PowerEdge servers is not supported. Step Press the release button, and slide the drive blank out of the drive slot. Figure 21. Removing a drive blank Next steps Follow the procedure listed in After working inside your system.
  • Page 74: Removing A Drive Carrier

    Figure 22. Installing a drive blank Next step If removed, install the front bezel. Related link Installing the front bezel Removing a drive carrier Prerequisites Follow the safety guidelines listed in Safety instructions. If applicable, remove the front bezel. Using the management software, prepare the drive for removal. If the drive is online, the green activity or fault indicator flashes while the drive is turning off.
  • Page 75: Installing A Drive Carrier

    Figure 23. Removing a drive carrier Next steps Follow the procedure listed in After working inside your system. Install a drive carrier. If you are not replacing the drive immediately, insert a drive blank in the empty drive slot to maintain proper system cooling. Related link Removing the front bezel Installing a drive carrier...
  • Page 76: Removing The Drive From The Drive Carrier

    Steps Press the release button on the front of the drive carrier to open the release handle. Insert the drive carrier into the drive slot and slide until the drive connects with the backplane. Close the drive carrier release handle to lock the drive in place. Figure 24.
  • Page 77: Installing A Drive Into The Drive Carrier

    Figure 25. Removing the drive from the drive carrier Next step If applicable, install the drive into the drive carrier. Installing a drive into the drive carrier Prerequisites Follow the safety guidelines listed in Safety instructions. CAUTION: Mixing drive carriers from other generations of PowerEdge servers is not supported. NOTE: When installing a drive into the drive carrier, ensure that you do not tighten the screws to more than 4 in-lbs.
  • Page 78: Removing A 2.5 Inch Drive From A 3.5 Inch Drive Adapter

    Figure 26. Installing a drive into the drive carrier Removing a 2.5 inch drive from a 3.5 inch drive adapter Prerequisites Follow the safety guidelines listed in Safety instructions. Remove the 3.5 inch drive adapter from the 3.5 inch drive carrier. NOTE: A 2.5 inch drive is installed in a 3.5 inch drive adapter, which is then installed in the 3.5 inch drive carrier.
  • Page 79: Installing A 2.5 Inch Drive Into A 3.5 Inch Drive Adapter

    Figure 27. Removing 2.5 inch drive from a 3.5 inch drive adapter Next step Install a 2.5 inch drive into a 3.5 inch drive adapter. Related link Removing a 3.5 inch drive adapter from a 3.5 inch drive carrier Installing a 2.5 inch drive into a 3.5 inch drive adapter Installing a 2.5 inch drive into a 3.5 inch drive adapter Prerequisite Follow the safety guidelines listed in...
  • Page 80: Removing A 3.5 Inch Drive Adapter From A 3.5 Inch Drive Carrier

    Figure 28. Installing a 2.5 inch drive into a 3.5 inch drive adapter Removing a 3.5 inch drive adapter from a 3.5 inch drive carrier Prerequisites Follow the safety guidelines listed in Safety instructions. If installed, remove the front bezel. Remove the 3.5 inch drive carrier from the system.
  • Page 81: Installing A 3.5 Inch Drive Adapter Into The 3.5 Inch Drive Carrier

    Figure 29. Removing a 3.5 inch drive adapter from a 3.5 inch drive carrier Next step Install the 3.5 inch drive carrier or install the 3.5 inch drive adapter into the 3.5 inch drive carrier. Related link Removing the front bezel Removing a drive carrier Installing a drive carrier Installing a 3.5 inch drive adapter into the 3.5 inch drive carrier...
  • Page 82: Power Supply Units

    Figure 30. Installing a 3.5 inch drive adapter into the 3.5 inch drive carrier Next steps Install the 3.5 inch drive carrier into the system. If removed, install the front bezel. Related link Installing a 2.5 inch drive into a 3.5 inch drive adapter Installing a drive carrier Installing the front bezel Power supply units...
  • Page 83: Hot Spare Feature

    If the load on the active PSU falls below 20 percent, then the redundant PSU is switched to the sleep state. You can configure the hot spare feature by using the iDRAC settings. For more information about iDRAC settings, see the Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller User’s Guide available at Dell.com/idracmanuals.
  • Page 84: Installing A Power Supply Unit Blank

    Installing a power supply unit blank Prerequisites Follow the safety guidelines listed in Safety instructions. Install the power supply unit (PSU) blank only in the second PSU bay. Step Align the PSU blank with the PSU slot and push it into the PSU slot until it clicks into place. Figure 32.
  • Page 85: Installing A Power Supply Unit

    Figure 33. Removing a power supply unit Next step Install the PSU. Related link Installing a power supply unit Installing a power supply unit Prerequisites Follow the safety guidelines listed in Safety instructions. For systems that support redundant PSU, ensure that both the PSUs are of the same type and have the same maximum output power.
  • Page 86: Removing A Dc Power Supply Unit

    DC power and to safety grounds. Do not attempt connecting to DC power or installing grounds yourself. All electrical wiring must comply with applicable local or national codes and practices. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell is not covered by your warranty.
  • Page 87: Installing Dc Power Supply Unit

    DC power and to safety grounds. Do not attempt connecting to DC power or installing grounds yourself. All electrical wiring must comply with applicable local or national codes and practices. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell is not covered by your warranty.
  • Page 88: Kit Contents

    DC power and to safety grounds. Do not attempt connecting to DC power or installing grounds yourself. All electrical wiring must comply with applicable local or national codes and practices. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell is not covered by your warranty.
  • Page 89: System Cover

    Rotate the rubber cap clockwise to fix it over the captive screws. Insert the mating connector into the power supply. System cover System cover provides security for the entire system and also helps in maintaining proper air flow inside the system. Removing the system cover Prerequisites Follow the safety guidelines listed in...
  • Page 90: Installing The System Cover

    Installing the system cover Prerequisite NOTE: Ensure that all internal cables are connected and placed out of the way and no tools or extra parts are left inside the system. Follow the safety guidelines listed in Safety instructions. Steps Align the tabs on the system cover with the slots on the chassis. Press the cover release latch, and push the cover toward the chassis until the latch locks into place.
  • Page 91: Installing The Optional Gpu Air Shrouds

    Figure 36. Removing the optional GPU air shrouds Next step Install the optional GPU air shrouds. Related link Installing the optional GPU air shrouds Installing the optional GPU air shrouds Prerequisite Follow the safety guidelines listed in Safety instructions. Steps Align the tabs on the GPU air shroud with the securing slots on the chassis.
  • Page 92: Removing The Air Shroud

    Figure 37. Installing the optional GPU air shrouds Next step Follow the procedure listed in After working inside your system. Removing the air shroud Prerequisites CAUTION: Never operate your system with the air shroud removed. The system may get overheated quickly, resulting in shutdown of the system and loss of data.
  • Page 93: Installing The Air Shroud

    Figure 38. Removing the air shroud Next step Install the air shroud. Related link Removing a cooling fan Installing the air shroud Installing the air shroud Prerequisites Follow the safety guidelines listed in Safety instructions. If applicable, route the cables inside the system along the chassis wall and secure the cables by using the cable-securing bracket. Steps Align the tabs on the air shroud with the securing slots on the chassis.
  • Page 94: Cooling Fans

    Figure 39. Installing the air shroud Next step Follow the procedure listed in After working inside your system. Cooling fans The cooling fans are integrated into the system to dissipate the heat generated by the functioning of the system. These fans provide cooling for the processors, expansion cards, and memory modules.
  • Page 95: Removing A Cooling Fan

    Removing a cooling fan The procedure for removing a standard and a high performance fans is identical. Prerequisites WARNING: Opening or removing the system cover when the system is on may expose you to a risk of electric shock. Exercise utmost care while removing or installing cooling fans.
  • Page 96: Installing A Cooling Fan

    Installing a cooling fan The procedure for installing a standard and a high performance fans is identical. Prerequisites WARNING: Opening or removing the system cover when the system is on may expose you to a risk of electric shock. Exercise utmost care while removing or installing cooling fans.
  • Page 97: Installing The Right External Fan

    NOTE: The procedure to remove the left external fan is similar to removing the right rear fan. Follow the safety guidelines listed in Safety instructions. Remove the GPU air shrouds. Remove the air shroud. Steps Disconnect the fan cable from the system board. Using the Phillips #2 screwdriver, loosen the captive screws that secure the fan to the system.
  • Page 98: Cooling Fan Assembly

    Figure 43. Install the right external fan Next steps Install the air shroud. Install the GPU air shrouds. Follow the procedure listed in After working inside your system. Related link Installing the air shroud Installing the optional GPU air shrouds Cooling fan assembly The cooling fan assembly ensures that the key components of the server such as the processors, drives, and memory get adequate air circulation to keep them cool.
  • Page 99: Installing The Cooling Fan Assembly

    Figure 44. Removing the cooling fan assembly Next step Install the cooling fan assembly. Related link Installing the cooling fan assembly Installing the cooling fan assembly Prerequisite Follow the safety guidelines listed in Safety instructions. CAUTION: Ensure that the cables inside the system are correctly installed and retained by the cable retention bracket before installing the cooling fan assembly.
  • Page 100: Flex Bays

    Figure 45. Installing the cooling fan assembly Next step Follow the procedure listed in After working inside your system. Flex bays Your system's flex bay supports 16 x 2.5 inch SAS or SATA drives or 8 x NVMe (2.5 inch) drives. Removing a NVMe drive bay or flex bay Prerequisites NOTE:...
  • Page 101: Installing A Nvme Drive Bay Or Flex Bay

    Figure 46. Removing a NVMe drive bay or flex bay Next step Install the NVMe drive bay. Related link Removing a hard drive backplane Installing a NVMe drive bay or flex bay Installing a NVMe drive bay or flex bay Prerequisite NOTE: The procedure to install the flex bay is identical to installing the NVMe drive bay.
  • Page 102: Optical Drives And Tape Drives

    Figure 47. Installing a NVMe drive bay or flex bay Next steps Install the backplane to the NVMe drive bay or flex bay. Connect the slim optical drive and the back plane cables. Follow the procedure listed in After working inside your system.
  • Page 103: Installing The Optical Or Tape Drive Blank

    If applicable, remove the front bezel. Steps To remove the drive blank, slide the release latch down to release the drive blank. Push the drive blank to slide it out of the drive bay. NOTE: Blanks must be installed on empty optical drive or tape drive slots to maintain FCC certification of the system. The brackets also keep dust and dirt out of the system and aid in proper cooling and airflow inside the system.
  • Page 104: Removing The Optical Drive Cage Or Tape Drive

    Figure 49. Installing the optical or tape drive blank Next steps Follow the procedure listed in After working inside your system. If applicable, replace the front bezel. Related link Removing the front bezel Installing the front bezel Removing the optical drive cage or tape drive Prerequisites NOTE: The procedure to remove the optical drive cage is identical to removing a tape drive.
  • Page 105: Installing The Optical Drive Cage Or Tape Drive

    NOTE: Blanks must be installed on empty optical drive or tape drive slots to maintain FCC certification of the system. The brackets also keep dust and dirt out of the system and aid in proper cooling and airflow inside the system. Perform the same steps to install blanks.
  • Page 106: Removing The Slim Optical Drive

    Figure 51. Installing the optical drive cage or tape drive Next steps Follow the procedure listed in After working inside your system. If applicable, install the bezel. Related link Installing the front bezel Removing the slim optical drive The procedure to remove the slim optical drive blank is similar to removing the slim optical drive. Prerequisites Follow the safety guidelines listed in Safety...
  • Page 107: Installing The Slim Optical Drive

    Figure 52. Removing the slim optical drive blank Next step Install the slim optical drive or the optical drive blank. Related link Removing the optical drive cage or tape drive Installing the slim optical drive Installing the slim optical drive The procedure to install the optical drive blank is similar to installing the slim optical drive.
  • Page 108: System Memory

    Figure 53. Installing the slim optical drive blank Next steps Install the optical drive cage. Follow the procedure listed in After working inside your system. Related link Installing the optical drive cage or tape drive System memory The system supports DDR4 registered DIMMs (RDIMMs), load reduced DIMMs (LRDIMMs). System memory holds the instructions that are executed by the processor.
  • Page 109 Figure 54. System memory view Table 34. Memory channels Processor Channel 0 Channel 1 Channel 2 Channel 3 Processor 1 Slots A1, A5, and A9 Slots A2, A6, and A10 Slots A3, A7, and A11 Slots A4, A8, and A12 Processor 2 Slots B1, B5, and B9 Slots B2, B6, and B10 Slots B3, B7, and B11...
  • Page 110: General Memory Module Installation Guidelines

    DIMM Type DIMMs Populated/ Operating Frequency (in Maximum DIMM Rank/Channel Voltage Channel MT/s) LRDIMM 2666, 2400, 2133 Quad rank 1.2 V 2666, 2400, 2133 Quad rank General memory module installation guidelines NOTE: If your system's memory configurations fail to observe these guidelines, your system might not boot, might stop responding during memory configuration, or might operate with reduced memory.
  • Page 111: Memory Mirroring

    moved to the spare area while the operating system is running to prevent errors from causing an uncorrectable failure. Requires population of two ranks or more per channel. Memory sparing (Multi Rank) Memory sparing allocates two ranks per channel as a spare. If excessive correctable errors occur in a rank or channel, they are moved to the spare area while the operating system is running to prevent errors from causing an uncorrectable failure.
  • Page 112: Removing A Memory Module

    Processor Configuration Memory population Memory population information Multi rank spare population order C1{1}, C2{1}, C1{2}, C2{2}, C1{3}, Populate in this order, odd amount per C2{3}, C1{4}, C2{4}, C1{5}, CPU allowed. Requires three ranks or C2{5}... more per channel. Fault resilient population order C1{1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6}, C2{1, 2, 3, 4, 5, Supported with 6 or 12 DIMMs per 6}, C1{7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12}, C2{7, 8,...
  • Page 113: Installing A Memory Module

    Related link Removing the air shroud Installing a memory module The procedure for installing a DIMM module and an NVDIMM-N module is identical. Prerequisites Follow the safety guidelines listed in Safety instructions. CAUTION: Ensure that you install the NVDIMM-N battery if you are using NVDIMM-N. CAUTION: To prevent data loss and potential damage to your system, ensure that your system, LEDs on system, LEDs on NVDIMM-N and LEDs on NVDIMM-N battery are turned off before installing the NVDIMM-N battery.
  • Page 114 Figure 56. Memory slot locations Installing and removing system components...
  • Page 115: Processors And Heat Sinks

    Figure 57. Installing a memory module Next steps Install the air shroud. Follow the procedure listed in After working inside your system. To verify if the memory module has been installed properly, press F2 and navigate to System Setup Main Menu > System BIOS > Memory Settings.
  • Page 116 Loosen the first screw three turns. b Loosen the second screw completely. Return to the first screw and loosen it completely. NOTE: It is normal for the heat sink to slip off the blue retention clips when the screws are partially loosened, continue to loosen the screw(s).
  • Page 117: Removing The Processor From The Processor And Heat Sink Module

    Removing the processor from the processor and heat sink module Prerequisites NOTE: Only remove the processor from the processor and heat sink module if you are replacing the processor or heat sink. This procedure is not required when replacing a system board. Follow the safety guidelines listed in Safety instructions.
  • Page 118: Installing The Processor Into A Processor And Heat Sink Module

    Figure 60. Removing the processor bracket Next step Install the processor into the processor and heat sink module. Related link Removing the air shroud Removing a processor and heat sink module Installing the processor into a processor and heat sink module Installing the processor into a processor and heat sink module Prerequisite Follow the safety guidelines listed in...
  • Page 119 Figure 61. Installing the processor bracket If you are using an existing heat sink, remove the thermal grease from the heat sink by using a clean lint-free cloth. Use the thermal grease syringe included with your processor kit to apply the grease in a quadrilateral design on the top of the processor.
  • Page 120 Place the heat sink on the processor and push down on the base of the heat sink until the bracket locks onto the heat sink. NOTE: • Ensure that the two guide pin holes on the bracket match the guide holes on the heat sink. •...
  • Page 121: Installing A Processor And Heat Sink Module

    Installing a processor and heat sink module Prerequisites CAUTION: Never remove the heat sink from a processor unless you intend to replace the processor. The heat sink is necessary to maintain proper thermal conditions. Follow the safety guidelines listed in Safety instructions.
  • Page 122: Expansion Card Holder

    Figure 64. Installing a processor and heat sink module Next step Follow the procedure listed in After working inside your system. Expansion card holder Removing the expansion card holder Prerequisites Follow the safety guidelines listed in Safety instructions. Follow the procedure listed in Before working inside your system.
  • Page 123: Installing The Expansion Card Holder

    Steps Press the tab and slide the expansion card holder up. Lift the expansion card holder away from the chassis. Figure 65. Removing the expansion card holder Next step Install the expansion card holder. Related link Installing the expansion card holder Installing the expansion card holder Prerequisite Follow the safety guidelines listed in...
  • Page 124: Gpu Card Holder (optional)

    GPU card holder (optional) Removing the optional GPU card holder Prerequisites Follow the safety guidelines listed in Safety instructions. Follow the procedure listed in Before working inside your system. Remove the air shroud. Step Press the release tab and slide the graphical processing unit (GPU) card holder out of the chassis. Figure 67.
  • Page 125: Expansion Cards

    Step Align the GPU card holder with the slots and the guide pin on the system, and push the GPU card holder down until it locks in place. Figure 68. Installing the optional GPU card holder Next steps Install the air shroud. Follow the procedure listed in After working inside your system.
  • Page 126: Gpu Card Installation Guidelines

    PCIe Slot Processor Connection Height Length Link Width Slot Width 2 (Gen3) Processor 1 Standard Height Full Length 3 (Gen3) Processor 1 Standard Height Full Length 4 (Gen3) Processor 2 Standard Height Half Length 5 (Gen3) Processor 2 Standard Height Full Length 6 (Gen3) Processor 2...
  • Page 127 Remove the air shroud. Remove the expansion card holder. Steps If installed, disconnect the data cables from the PERC card and/or the power cables from the GPU card. Press the expansion card latch and push down the latch to open it. Hold the expansion card by its edge, and pull the card up to remove it from the expansion card connector and the system.
  • Page 128: Installing An Expansion Card

    Install the expansion card holder. Install the air shroud. Related link Removing the air shroud Removing the expansion card holder Installing an expansion card Installing the expansion card holder Installing the air shroud Installing an expansion card Prerequisites Follow the safety guidelines listed in Safety instructions.
  • Page 129: Optional Idsdm Or Vflash Card

    Figure 72. Installing an expansion card Next steps Follow the procedure listed in After working inside your system. Install the expansion card holder. Related link Removing the air shroud Removing the expansion card holder Installing the expansion card holder Installing the air shroud Optional IDSDM or vFlash card The IDSDM/vFlash card combines the IDSDM and/or vFlash features into a single module.
  • Page 130: Installing The Microsd Card

    Installing the MicroSD card Prerequisites Follow the safety guidelines listed in Safety instructions. NOTE: To use an MicroSD card with your system, ensure that the Internal SD Card Port is enabled in System Setup. NOTE: If reinstalling, ensure that you install the MicroSD cards into the same slots based on the labels you had marked on the cards during removal.
  • Page 131: Installing Optional Idsdm Or Vflash Card

    Figure 73. Removing the optional IDSDM/vFlash card NOTE: There are two dip switches on the IDSDM/vFlash card for write-protection. Next step Install the optional IDSDM/vFlash card. Related link Removing the air shroud Removing the MicroSD card Installing optional IDSDM or vFlash card Installing optional IDSDM or vFlash card Prerequisite Follow the safety guidelines listed in...
  • Page 132: Hard Drive Backplane

    • 3.5 inch x8 SAS/SATA backplane • 3.5 inch x18 SAS/SATA backplane • 2.5 inch x8 Dell PowerEdge Express Flash (NVMe) backplane • 2.5 inch x16 SAS/SATA backplane with the optional additional backplanes below: • 2.5 inch x8 NVMe backplane •...
  • Page 133 Figure 75. 16x 2.5 SAS/SATA backplane backplane power connector A backplane power connector B optical drive power connector backplane signal connector SAS A0 connector SAS B0 connector ICE connector Figure 76. 8x 2.5 NVMe backplane backplane power connector PCIe B0 connector PCIe A0 connector backplane signal connector PCIe A1 connector...
  • Page 134: Removing A Hard Drive Backplane

    Figure 77. 18x 3.5 SAS/ SATA backplane backplane power connector A controller backplane power connector B optical drive power connector I2C connector backplane signal connector SAS A0_B0 connector Figure 78. 8x 3.5 SAS/SATA backplane optical drive power connector backplane power connector SAS A0 connector backplane signal connector SAS B0 connector...
  • Page 135: Installing A Hard Drive Backplane

    CAUTION: You must note the number of each hard drive and temporarily label them before removal so that you can replace them in the same locations. Follow the safety guidelines listed in Safety instructions. Follow the procedure listed in Before working inside your system.
  • Page 136: Backplane Cabling

    Install the drives into their original slots. Follow the procedure listed in After working inside your system. Backplane cabling Figure 81. 2.5 inch x32 SAS/SATA to internal PERC and PERC adapter 2.5 inch x 16 backplane (flex bay) SAS A1 SAS B1 internal PERC card PERC adapter...
  • Page 137 Figure 82. 2.5 inch x16 SAS/SATA to internal PERC with 2.5 inch x8 NVMe to PCIe bridge 2.5 inch x8 NVMe backplane NVMe B1 connector NVMe A1 connector NVMe B2 connector NVMe A1 connector internal PERC card PCIe bridge on Slot 1 PCIe bridge on Slot 3 SAS A0 connector SAS B0 connector...
  • Page 138 Figure 83. 2.5 inch x32 SAS/SATA to PERC adapter 2.5 inch x16 SAS/SATA backplane SAS B0 connector SAS A0 connector PERC adapter PERC adapter SAS B0 connector SAS A0 connector 2.5 inch x16 SAS/SATA backplane Installing and removing system components...
  • Page 139 Figure 84. 3.5 inch x8 SAS/SATA to internal PERC SAS A0 SAS B0 internal PERC 3.5 inch x8 SAS/SATA backplane Installing and removing system components...
  • Page 140 Figure 85. 3.5 inch x8 onboard SAS controller SAS A0 SAS B0 3.5 inch x8 SAS/SATA backplane Installing and removing system components...
  • Page 141: Integrated Storage Controller Card

    Figure 86. 3.5 inch x18 internal PERC SAS A0 SAS B0 internal PERC card 3.5 inch x18 SAS/SATA backplane Integrated storage controller card Your system includes a dedicated expansion card slot on the system board for the primary storage controller card. The storage controller card provides the storage subsystem for internal drives of your system.
  • Page 142: Installing The Integrated Storage Controller Card

    Figure 87. Removing the integrated storage controller card Next step Install the integrated storage controller card. Installing the integrated storage controller card Prerequisite Follow the safety guidelines listed in Safety instructions. Steps Connect the data cables from the integrated storage controller. Holding the storage controller card firmly, insert the card into the dedicated slot on the system board.
  • Page 143: Replacing The System Battery

    Replacing the system battery Prerequisites WARNING: There is a danger of a new battery exploding if it is incorrectly installed. Replace the battery only with the same or equivalent type recommended by the manufacturer. For more information, see the safety information that shipped with your system.
  • Page 144: Optional Internal Usb Memory Key

    Optional internal USB memory key An optional USB memory key installed inside your system can be used as a boot device, security key, or mass storage device. To boot from the USB memory key, configure the USB memory key with a boot image and then specify the USB memory key in the boot sequence in System Setup.
  • Page 145: Initializing Tpm For Bitlocker Users

    NOTE: To locate the TPM connector on the system board, see the System board jumpers and connectors section. Press to hold the module down and remove the screw using the security Torx 8-bit shipped with the TPM module. Slide the TPM module out from its connector. Push the plastic rivet away from the TPM connector and rotate it 90°...
  • Page 146: System Board

    System board A system board (also known as the motherboard) is the main printed circuit board in the system with different connectors used to connect different components or peripherals of the system. A system board provides the electrical connections to the components in the system to communicate.
  • Page 147 Figure 92. Disengaging the system board Figure 93. Removing the system board Installing and removing system components...
  • Page 148: Installing The System Board

    Next step Install the system board. Installing the system board Prerequisite Follow the safety guidelines listed in Safety instructions. Steps Unpack the new system board assembly. CAUTION: Do not lift the system board by holding a memory module, processor, or other components. CAUTION: Take care not to damage the system identification button while placing the system board into the chassis.
  • Page 149: Restoring The Service Tag Using Easy Restore

    Update the BIOS and iDRAC versions. Re-enable the Trusted Platform Module (TPM). For more information, see the Replacing the Trusted Platform Module section. Import your new or existing iDRAC Enterprise license. For more information, see the Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller User's Guide at Dell.com/idracmanuals.
  • Page 150: Power Interposer Boards

    NOTE: You can enter the service tag only when the Service Tag field is empty. Ensure that you enter the correct service tag. Once the service tag is entered, it cannot be updated or changed. Click OK. Power interposer boards Figure 95.
  • Page 151: Removing The Gpu Power Interposer Board

    main power interposer board link connector Removing the GPU power interposer board Prerequisites Follow the safety guidelines listed in Safety instructions. Follow the procedure listed in Before working inside your system. Remove the power supply units (PSUs). Remove the system board. Steps Lift the release pin, and slide the power interposer board (PIB) to release the board from the guide pin.
  • Page 152: Removing The Main Power Interposer Board

    Figure 98. Installing the GPU power interposer board Next steps Install the system board. Install the PSUs. Follow the procedure listed in After working inside your system. Removing the main power interposer board Prerequisites CAUTION: To prevent damage to the main power interposer board (PIB), you must remove the power supply units (PSUs) from the system before removing the PIBs.
  • Page 153: Installing The Main Power Interposer Board

    Figure 99. Removing the main PIB Next step Install the main PIB. Installing the main power interposer board Prerequisite Follow the safety guidelines listed in Safety instructions. Steps Align the screw holes on the main power interposer board (PIB) with the holes on the system chassis. Using the Phillips #2 screwdriver, secure the main PIB to the system using the screws.
  • Page 154: Control Panel Assembly

    Control panel assembly Removing the control panel assembly Prerequisites Follow the safety guidelines listed in Safety instructions. Follow the procedure listed in Before working inside your system. If applicable, remove the cooling fan assembly. Steps Using the Phillips #2 screwdriver, remove the screw that secures control panel to the chassis. Disconnect the control panel cable and the control panel USB cable from the system board.
  • Page 155: Installing The Control Panel Assembly

    Figure 102. Removing the information tag Next step Install the Control panel assembly. Installing the control panel assembly Prerequisite Follow the safety guidelines listed in Safety instructions. Steps Replace the blank information tag in the new control panel with the information tag retained from the old control panel. Figure 103.
  • Page 156 Next steps If applicable, install the cooling fan assembly. Follow the procedure listed in After working inside your system. Installing and removing system components...
  • Page 157: Using System Diagnostics

    Using system diagnostics If you experience a problem with your system, run the system diagnostics before contacting Dell for technical assistance. The purpose of running system diagnostics is to test your system hardware without using additional equipment or risking data loss. If you are unable to fix the problem yourself, service and support personnel can use the diagnostics results to help you solve the problem.
  • Page 158: System Diagnostic Controls

    The ePSA Pre-boot System Assessment window is displayed, listing all devices detected in the system. The diagnostics starts executing the tests on all the detected devices. System diagnostic controls Menu Description Configuration Displays the configuration and status information of all detected devices. Results Displays the results of all tests that are run.
  • Page 159: Jumpers And Connectors

    Jumpers and connectors Topics: • System board jumper settings • System board jumpers and connectors • Disabling forgotten password System board jumper settings Table 39. System board jumper settings Jumper Setting Description PWRD_EN The password reset feature is enabled (pins 2–4). BIOS local access is unlocked at the next AC power cycle.
  • Page 160: System Board Jumpers And Connectors

    System board jumpers and connectors Figure 104. System board jumpers and connectors Table 40. System board jumpers and connectors Item Connector Description J_FAN1 Cooling fan connector PWR CONN 1 System board power connector BP_SIG2 Backplane signal connector 2 J_FAN2 Cooling fan connector PWR CONN 2 System board power connector BP_SIG1...
  • Page 161 Item Connector Description A6, A12, A5, A11, A4, A10, A7, A1, A8, A2, A9, A3 Memory module sockets for CPU1 NVME BP SIG0 NVMe backplane signal connector 0 J_FAN3 Cooling fan connector INTRUSION Intrusion switch FRONT VGA Front VGA connector BAT PWR NVDIMM battery power connector CONTROL PANEL SIGNALS...
  • Page 162: Disabling Forgotten Password

    Disabling forgotten password The software security features of the system include a system password and a setup password. The password jumper enables or disables password features and clears any password(s) currently in use. Prerequisite Steps Turn off the system, including any attached peripherals, and disconnect the system from the electrical outlet. Remove the system cover.
  • Page 163: Getting Help

    Contacting Dell Dell provides several online and telephone based support and service options. If you do not have an active internet connection, you can find contact information about your purchase invoice, packing slip, bill, or Dell product catalog. Availability varies by country and product, and some services may not be available in your area.
  • Page 164: Quick Resource Locator For Poweredge T640

    Steps Go to Dell.com/QRL and navigate to your specific product or Use your smartphone or tablet to scan the model-specific Quick Resource (QR) code on your Dell PowerEdge system or in the Quick Resource Locator section. Quick Resource Locator for PowerEdge T640 Figure 105.

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