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HP ProLiant DL100 G2 Installation Manual

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HP ProLiant DL100 G2 Data
Protection Storage Server

installation guide

This guide provides installation and configuration information for the
HP ProLiant DL100 G2 Data Protection Storage Server with Microsoft®
Windows® Storage Server 2003 R2.
*5697-5868*
Part number: 5697–5868
First edition: June 2006

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  • Page 1: Installation Guide

    HP ProLiant DL100 G2 Data Protection Storage Server installation guide This guide provides installation and configuration information for the HP ProLiant DL100 G2 Data Protection Storage Server with Microsoft® Windows® Storage Server 2003 R2. *5697-5868* Part number: 5697–5868 First edition: June 2006...
  • Page 2 Hewlett-Packard. The information contained in this document 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.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Equipment symbols ..... HP technical support .....
  • Page 4 Before you begin ..... . Running the Rapid Startup Wizard ....Run the DPM mini-setup .
  • Page 5 12 Automatic configuration settings ....13 Proxy server settings ....HP ProLiant DL100 G2 Data Protection Storage Server...
  • Page 6 Tables 1 Document conventions ....2 Network Access methods ....3 Installation and configuration checklist .
  • Page 7: About This Guide

    HP ProLiant DL100 G2 6TB Data Protection Storage Server In addition to being printed and included in your product kit, this guide is also provided as a PDF printable document on the HP ProLiant Data Protection Storage Server Documentation CD.
  • Page 8: Conventions

    • HP ProLiant DL100 G2 Data Protection Storage Server administration guide • HP ProLiant 1U Rail installation instructions These documents are available on the Documentation CD or they can be obtained at http://www.hp.com/support/manuals Select your product, then click Technical documentation under the Support section.
  • Page 9: Document Conventions And Symbols

    Emphasis of file and directory names, Monospace, system output, code, and text typed at the bold font command line Text symbols WARNING! Indicates that failure to follow directions could result in bodily harm or death. HP ProLiant DL100 G2 Data Protection Storage Server...
  • Page 10: Equipment Symbols

    Provides additional information. TIP: Provides helpful hints and shortcuts. Equipment symbols The following equipment symbols may be found on HP ProLiant Storage Server hardware. WARNING! Any enclosed surface or area of the equipment marked with these symbols indicates the presence of electrical shock hazards. Enclosed area WARNING: To reduce the risk of contains no operator serviceable parts.
  • Page 11: Hp Technical Support

    HP technical support Telephone numbers for worldwide technical support are listed on the HP support web site: http://www.hp.com/support/ Collect the following information before calling: •...
  • Page 12: Hp Subscriber's Choice

    HP subscriber’s choice HP strongly recommends that customers sign up online using the Subscriber’s choice web site: http://www.hp.com/go/e-updates • Subscribing to this service provides you with e-mail updates on the latest product enhancements, newest versions of drivers, and firmware documentation updates, as well as instant access to numerous other product resources.
  • Page 13: Setup Overview

    (DPM) software and preconfigured with optimized storage settings to deliver a rapid, reliable disk-to-disk backup and recovery solution. Planning for installation Before you install your HP ProLiant Storage Server, you need to make a few up-front decisions. Determining a network access method Before beginning setup and startup procedures, decide upon an access method to connect to the storage server.
  • Page 14: Deciding Upon A Network Access Method

    DHCP Access? Direct Attach* (mandatory) Remote Browser Remote Desktop Direct Attach* *Direct Attach requires display, keyboard, and mouse. 5044 Figure 1 Deciding upon a network access method Setup overview...
  • Page 15: Planning A Network Configuration

    Configuration checklist Use the following checklist to make sure you have completed all configuration tasks for your HP ProLiant Storage Server. The steps for each task are explained in more detail in subsequent chapters of this guide. HP ProLiant DL100 G2 Data Protection Storage Server...
  • Page 16: Installation And Configuration Checklist

    Locate and write down serial number of storage server. 2. Complete rail installation See the HP ProLiant rail instructions, if applicable. installation instructions. 3. Connect cables; (optional) Cabling the connect a keyboard, mouse,...
  • Page 17: Installing The Server

    2 Installing the server To install your HP ProLiant Storage Server, follow the instructions in the sections below: • Checking kit contents • Becoming familiar with front/back panels • Completing rail kit installation • Cabling the server • Powering on the server...
  • Page 18: Checking Kit Contents

    Remove the contents, making sure you have all the components shown in the figure below. If components are missing, contact HP technical support. 5064 Figure 2 Kit contents HP ProLiant DL100 G2 Bezel brackets and screws Data Protection Storage Server (with operating system preloaded) Bezel...
  • Page 19: Becoming Familiar With Front/Back Panels

    Figure 3 Front panel UID LED Slim DVD-ROM Power LED Individual HDD status LED 2 USB ports UID button Overall HDD activity LED Power button Overall HDD fault LED HDD bays (0–3) NIC LEDs HP ProLiant DL100 G2 Data Protection Storage Server...
  • Page 20: Locating And Writing Down The Serial Number

    HP ProLiant Data Protection Storage Server Documentation CD, or at http://www.hp.com/support/manuals. For all models of the HP ProLiant DL100 G2 Data Protection Storage Server, see HP ProLiant 1U Rail installation instructions. Installing the server...
  • Page 21: Cabling The Server

    25. They are not provided with your storage server. With the 3TB and 6TB configurations, connect the MSA20(s) to the HP ProLiant DL100 G2 Data Protection Storage Server using the SCSI cable(s) shipped with the MSA20, as shown in...
  • Page 22: Powering On The Server

    Power on server by pushing the power button (2). The power LED (1) illuminates green. 5042 Figure 8 Power button Insert the HP ProLiant Data Protection Storage Server System Installation and Recovery DVD into the storage server DVD+RW drive to finalize the operating system installation and updates. Installing the server...
  • Page 23: Finalize Installation Screen

    If the following is displayed, click Exit and Reboot. If this does not reboot the server, press and hold the power button for 10 seconds. Figure 9 Finalize installation screen When the server boots from the HP ProLiant Data Protection Storage Server System Installation and Recovery DVD, a progress screen is displayed.
  • Page 24 By now you should have determined the access method for your storage server. For more information, see Planning for installation on page 13. Go to Accessing the HP Storage Server Management console on page 25 to set up server access. Installing the server...
  • Page 25: Accessing The Hp Data Protection Storage Server Management Console

    Before accessing the HP Data Protection Storage Server Management console, verify that all cables and cords are connected to the Data Protection Storage Server. See the HP ProLiant 1U Rail installation instructions for additional installation guidance. To access the HP Data Protection Storage Server Management console,...
  • Page 26: Using The Remote Browser Method

    Log in to the HP ProLiant Data Protection Storage Server with the default user name administrator and the password hpinvent. The HP ProLiant Data Protection Storage Server Management Console and the Rapid Startup Wizard start automatically. NOTE: You can change the administrator name and password when you configure the server using the Rapid Startup Wizard.
  • Page 27: Internet Options Screen

    ActiveX or Prompt to launch a notice requiring approval before ActiveX is enabled. Click OK to close the Security Settings dialog box. If prompted Are you sure you want to change the security settings for this zone, click YES. HP ProLiant DL100 G2 Data Protection Storage Server...
  • Page 28: Using The Remote Desktop Method

    Configuring the server on the network on page 31. IMPORTANT: If you are using the Remote Browser method to access the HP Data Protection Storage Server Management console and Rapid Startup Wizard, always close the remote session before closing your Internet browser.
  • Page 29 DHCP server, you can substitute the IP address for the serial number and hyphen (-). For example: 192.100.0.1 Log in to the HP ProLiant Data Protection Storage Server with the default user name administrator and the password hpinvent. The HP ProLiant Data Protection Storage Server Management Console and the Rapid Startup Wizard start automatically.
  • Page 30 Accessing the HP Data Protection Storage Server Management console...
  • Page 31: Configuring The Server On The Network

    SMTP server Must be an e-mail server on your name or IP network that supports the Simple Mail address Transfer Protocol (SMTP). SNMP Settings (to be completed only if needed) HP ProLiant DL100 G2 Data Protection Storage Server...
  • Page 32 Configuration Worksheet Contact System administrator for the storage person server. The contact and location will be provided to any SNMP management computer that requests them. System Any text string, such as a location or location phone number. For example, Floor #3, Financial Services Bldg.
  • Page 33 (WINS) server name is required to determine the IP address associated with a particular network computer. Server Name Server name Assign a unique name to the storage server. This name identifies the storage server on the network. HP ProLiant DL100 G2 Data Protection Storage Server...
  • Page 34: Running The Rapid Startup Wizard

    Running the Rapid Startup Wizard The Rapid Startup Wizard is only displayed during the initial setup process. This wizard guides you through the configuration process. Figure 11 Rapid Startup Wizard screen The Rapid Startup Wizard guides you through configuring the following system settings: •...
  • Page 35: Run The Dpm Mini-Setup

    Ensure that you assigned a host name to the server and joined the server to the domain. • Ensure that you are logged into the HP ProLiant Data Protection Storage Server as a local or domain administrator. • You must be connected via the Direct attach or remote desktop methods.
  • Page 36 NOTE: This licence agreement is for the DPM software, not the HP ProLiant Data Protection Storage Server. The Product Registration window opens. Enter your user name, company name (required), and the product license key, and then click Next. NOTE: The DPM product license key can be found on the COA card that shipped with your HP ProLiant Data Protection Storage Server.
  • Page 37 When DPM 2006 opens, a help window is displayed. Use the help information to complete the following configuration tasks: • Configure the server. • Install disk agents. • Create a Protection Group. HP ProLiant DL100 G2 Data Protection Storage Server...
  • Page 38 Configuring the server on the network...
  • Page 39: Completing System Configuration

    5 Completing system configuration Additional configuration tasks The physical installation and basic configuration for the HP ProLiant Storage Server is complete. Additional configuration tasks that should be performed include: • Run Microsoft Update for new critical updates. See Configuring storage server for Web access (optional) on page 41.
  • Page 40 Completing system configuration...
  • Page 41: A Configuring Storage Server For Web Access

    Click OK again to close the Internet Options dialog box. To configure Internet Explorer to use a proxy server On the Tools menu in Internet Explorer, click Internet Options, click the Connections tab, and then click LAN Settings. HP ProLiant DL100 G2 Data Protection Storage Server...
  • Page 42: Proxy Server Settings

    Under Proxy server, click the Use a proxy server for your LAN check box. Figure 13 Proxy server settings In the Address box, type the network name or IP address of the proxy server. In the Port box, type the port number that is used by the proxy server for client connections (for example, 8080).
  • Page 43: Index

    26 Internet DHCP, 31 automatic configuration, 41 document proxy server, 41 conventions, 9 up, 41 related documentation, 7 installing, 35 running the mini-setup, 35 contents, 18 DPM mini-setup running, 35 HP ProLiant DL100 G2 Data Protection Storage Server...
  • Page 44 13 installation, 13 startup network access method, 13 collecting information, 31 network configuration, 15 Subscriber’s choice power on HP, 12 server, 22 symbols in equipment, 10 symbols in text, 9 Rapid Setup Wizard, 34 related documentation, 7 technical support...