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Lenovo ThinkAgile CP
Hardware Installation Guide
Models: CP 4000, CP 6000

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  • Page 1 Lenovo ThinkAgile CP Hardware Installation Guide Models: CP 4000, CP 6000...
  • Page 3 Lenovo ThinkAgile CP Hardware Installation Guide Models: CP 4000, CP 6000...
  • Page 4 In addition, be sure that you are familiar with the terms and conditions of the Lenovo warranty for your solution, which can be found at the following address: http://datacentersupport.lenovo.com/warrantylookup...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Chapter 1. ThinkAgile CP overview . . . 1 Installing the top-of-rack switch (optional) . . . ThinkAgile CP 4000 Series overview ..1 Cabling the components ...
  • Page 6 Lenovo ThinkAgile CP Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 7: Figures

    Securing switch to rack posts ..Customer data center network Installing power cord retention clip ..connection ....© Copyright Lenovo 2018...
  • Page 8 Lenovo ThinkAgile CP Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 9: Tables

    10 Gbps interconnect ports ..Parts listing, compute node ..8 40 Gbps interconnect ports ..© Copyright Lenovo 2018...
  • Page 10 Lenovo ThinkAgile CP Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 11: Chapter 1. Thinkagile Cp Overview

    ThinkAgile CP 4000 Series overview The Lenovo ThinkAgile CP 4000 Series scales as an initial data-management footprint for managed service provider and cloud service provider environments that start on a smaller scale but are poised for growth. The 4000 Series also supports business continuity when deployed remotely as an offsite backup for disaster recovery.
  • Page 12 Interconnect • 1-2 x CP-I-10 • Lenovo sticker – certifications for EdgeCore part number • Dimensions: 438.4 x 473 x 43.4 mm (17.26 x 18.62 x 1.71 inches) • Maximum weight: 8.95 kg (19.73 lb), with two installed PSUs Top-of-rack switch...
  • Page 13: Thinkagile Cp 6000 Series Overview

    ThinkAgile CP 6000 Series overview The Lenovo ThinkAgile CP 6000 Series offering can be scaled up to 40 compute nodes to support mainstream enterprise workloads and mixed-workload environments. The Lenovo ThinkAgile CP 6000 Series comprises the following components: Compute block •...
  • Page 14 Top-of-rack switch Lenovo RackSwitch G7052 Services Lenovo Deployment Services mandatory Lenovo HW Installation Service optional Software Cloudistics Software preloaded on Compute, Storage, Switch Standard or Guardian edition Lenovo ThinkAgile CP Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 15: Thinkagile Cp Solution Components

    Tier 1 CRU at your request with no service agreement, you will be charged for the installation. • Tier 2 customer replaceable unit: You may install a Tier 2 CRU yourself or request Lenovo to install it, at no additional charge, under the warranty service type designated for your storage.
  • Page 16: Storage Block Components

    Power supplies √ Rail kit √ 2.5-inch drive fillers √ 2.5-inch hot swap drives √ For more information about ordering the parts shown here, see the for this Lenovo Data Center Support page product. Lenovo ThinkAgile CP Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 17: Compute Block Parts List

    Compute block parts list This section includes the components that come with the ThinkAgile CP compute block. Figure 2. Compute node components Chapter 1 ThinkAgile CP overview...
  • Page 18 Compute node tray √ KVM breakout module √ 2.5-inch 6-drive hot-swap SAS/SATA backplane √ 2.5-inch 6-drive hot-swap SAS/SATA/NVMe √ backplane 2.5-inch 4-drive hot-swap SAS/SATA backplane √ 2.5-inch 4-drive hot-swap NVMe backplane √ Compute node cover √ Lenovo ThinkAgile CP Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 19: Power Cords

    To view the power cords that are available for the component: 1. Go to: http://lesc.lenovo.com 2. Click Preconfigured Model or Configure to order. 3. Enter the machine type and model for your storage or compute block to display the configurator page.
  • Page 20 Lenovo ThinkAgile CP Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 21: Chapter 2. Setting Up Thinkagile Cp

    Chapter 2. Setting up ThinkAgile CP Installing ThinkAgile CP hardware in a rack Procedures for installing ThinkAgile CP hardware in a rack. © Copyright Lenovo 2018...
  • Page 22: Installing The Thinkagile Cp Compute Block

    Unpack the compute block and check contents. If any of these items are missing or damaged, contact your place of purchase. • One right slide • One left slide • Two M5 screws • Two washers Figure 3. ThinkAgile CP slide box contents Lenovo ThinkAgile CP Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 23: Left Slide Rear Installation

    Step 2. Install the slide rails into the rack. Note: The slide rails are extensible as shown in the following illustration. Figure 4. Slides Select the first slide rail you want to install. Ensure that the slide rail is shortened to the shortest position. From the front of the rack cabinet, line up the pins on the rear of the slide rail with the flange holes at the rear of the rack.
  • Page 24: Left Slide Front Installation

    Attention: You can only install the enclosure successfully when the slides are fully extended. Figure 7. Front latches on slides Carefully lift the enclosure. Note: Ensure that all compute nodes and the shuttle are removed from the enclosure. Lenovo ThinkAgile CP Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 25: Thinkagile Cp Enclosure

    Figure 8. ThinkAgile CP enclosure Tilt and lower the enclosure; then, push the slides toward the enclosure and make sure the farthest nailheads go into the slots on the slides. Slowly lower the enclosure and ensure that the other 3 nailheads slip into the slots. Figure 9.
  • Page 26: Enclosure Installation Into Rack

    Push the enclosure all the way into the rack. Figure 10. Enclosure installation into rack Lenovo ThinkAgile CP Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 27: Installing The Thinkagile Cp Storage Block

    Installing the ThinkAgile CP storage block To install the ThinkAgile CP Storage Block in a rack, do the following: Step 1. Install the rails in the rack. Attention: • You can install the rails into the racks with square holes or round holes. Each rail comes with four screw pins used for round holes preinstalled.
  • Page 28: Installing The Rail In The Rack

    Note: Do not secure the front mounting bracket of the rail with screws until you install the storage enclosure into the rack. Repeat steps a through f to install the opposite rail in the rack. Figure 12. Installing the rail in the rack Lenovo ThinkAgile CP Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 29: Removal Of Side Cover

    Step 2. Install the ThinkAgile CP storage enclosure. CAUTION: Ensure that at least two people lift and install the enclosure together. Remove both of the side covers on the enclosure by grasping and pulling out the bottom of each side cover, and then pulling it straight up. Figure 13.
  • Page 30: Installing Screws On Front Of Enclosure

    On each side of the storage enclosure, fit the hook on the top of the side cover and push the bottom of it inward to reinstall the side cover to the storage enclosure. Figure 16. Reinstalling the side cover Lenovo ThinkAgile CP Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 31: Installing The Thinkagile Cp Interconnect

    Installing the ThinkAgile CP interconnect Note: The switch drawings in this topic are for illustration only and may not match your particular switch model. To install the ThinkAgile CP Interconnect, do the following: Step 1. Unpack the switch and check contents. Component Description 7Y67 switch...
  • Page 32 Attach the grounding wire #14 AWG to the grounding point on the switch rear panel. Then connect the other end of the wire to the rack ground. CAUTION: The earth connection must not be removed unless all supply connections have been disconnected. Lenovo ThinkAgile CP Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 33 Step 5. Connect the power. Install one or two AC power modules in the switch. The switch supports up to two PSUs that must have the same matching airflow direction as the installed fan tray. Connect an external AC power source to the modules. Step 6.
  • Page 34 Step 8. View the product label. The switch product label is located below SFP+ ports 7–12 on left side of the front panel. Pull the label out to view the product information. Lenovo ThinkAgile CP Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 35: Installing The Top-Of-Rack Switch (Optional)

    Installing the top-of-rack switch (optional) Note: The top-of-rack switch is an optional component of the ThinkAgile CP solution. Disregard this procedure if you are not including a top-of-rack switch in your solution. This section describes how to install the RackSwitch G7052 top-of-rack switch in a standard 19‐inch equipment rack using the mounting kit included with the switch.
  • Page 36: Attaching Mounting Brackets To Switch

    (item 4) or cage nuts (item 5). Torque the screws to approximately 5.7 Nm ± 0.1 Nm (50 inch‐pounds). Figure 18. Securing switch to rack posts Step 5. Connect all external cables. Lenovo ThinkAgile CP Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 37: Installing Power Cord Retention Clip

    Step 6. If not using the 1U air‐duct option, install the power cord retention clip. Note: The power cord retention clip is not used when the 1U air‐duct option is installed. Figure 19. Installing power cord retention clip Step 7. Initialize the switch.
  • Page 38: Cabling The Components

    Follow the sequence as outlined in the following table: Cabling task Single interconnect configuration Redundant interconnect (SIC) configuration (RIC) Management network (OOB) Compute block Storage block Peer link Not required Customer data center network Lenovo ThinkAgile CP Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 39: Cabling A Single Interconnect Configuration

    Cabling a single Interconnect configuration Management network connections Connect the following ports to the BMC switch: • network Interconnect port I.47 • compute block port C.M • storage block port S.U.M • storage block port S.L.M. Figure 20. BMC management network connectivity in a single Interconnect configuration Compute block connections The compute block port mapping is as follows: Front compute node location...
  • Page 40: Sic Compute Node And Network Interconnect Connections

    S.U.4 I.24 Lower S.L.1 I.25 S.L.2 I.28 I.29 S.L.3 S.L.4 I.32 Figure 22. SIC storage block and network interconnect connections Connect the storage controllers accordingly to the populated controller location and corresponding port mapping. Lenovo ThinkAgile CP Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 41: Customer Data Center Connection: Single

    Customer data center network connection Based on the topology option (single direct link or dual direct link) and the uplink bandwidth option (10 Gbps or 40 Gbps) for the customer data center connection, use the following port connectivity matrix. The following tables provide the ports from the network interconnect, which need to be connected to the customer data center network.
  • Page 42 Single physical trunk port OOB management: One access port for each Cloudistics network interconnect in management switch / VLAN Requirements: • Spanning-tree required • Cloudistics network interconnect version 3.x or greater Dual direct link Lenovo ThinkAgile CP Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 43: Customer Data Center Connection: Dual Direct

    Figure 24. Customer data center connection: dual direct link Uplink bandwidth option Device Network interconnect ports 10 Gbps data center network Primary device I.48 Secondary device I.46 Primary device 40 Gbps data center network I.54 Secondary device I.53 Configuration: Redundant single physical trunk ports OOB management: One access port for Cloudistics network interconnect in management switch/VLAN...
  • Page 44 Lenovo ThinkAgile CP Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 45: Cabling A Redundant Interconnect Configuration

    Cabling a redundant Interconnect configuration Management network connections Connect the following ports to the BMC switch: • network Interconnect port I.47 • compute block port C.M • storage block port S.U.M • storage block port S.L.M. Figure 25. BMC management network connectivity in a redundant interconnect configuration Compute block connections The compute block port mapping is as follows: Front compute node location...
  • Page 46: Ric Compute Node And Network Interconnect Connections

    The storage block port mapping is as follows: Front storage controller location Back network port mapping Network interconnect port Upper S.U.1 I.17 I.20 S.U.2 S.U.3 J.17 S.U.4 J.20 Lower S.L.1 I.21 I.24 S.L.2 S.L.3 J.21 S.L.4 J.24 Lenovo ThinkAgile CP Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 47: Ric Storage Block And Network Interconnect

    Figure 27. RIC storage block and network interconnect connections Connect the storage controllers accordingly to the populated controller location and corresponding port mapping and interconnect. Note: Install TX SFP+ on the corresponding interconnect ports for the storage connectivity when applicable. Peer-link connection Set up the peer link between the Interconnects (This step applies to redundant interconnect configuration only).
  • Page 48: Customer Data Center Network

    Table 4. 40 Gbps interconnect ports Interconnect Ports Customer Uplink Device Device A – 1 Gbps available port I.53 Device A I.54 Device B Device B - 1 Gbps available port J.53 Device A J.54 Device B Lenovo ThinkAgile CP Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 49 X-Link topology Configuration: • Customer side configured with MLAG on each switch • Cloudistics network interconnect as MLAG • Operates as 1 logical port OOB Management: One Access Port for each Cloudistics Network Interconnect in management switch / VLAN Requirements: •...
  • Page 50 Lenovo ThinkAgile CP Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 51: Chapter 3. Getting Help And Technical Assistance

    Chapter 3. Getting help and technical assistance If you need help, service, or technical assistance or just want more information about Lenovo products use the Lenovo Support Plan for ThinkAgile CP. Details for the ThinkAgile CP Support Plan are available at the following site: https://datacentersupport.lenovo.com/products/solutions-and-software/thinkagile-cp/...
  • Page 52 Lenovo ThinkAgile CP Hardware Installation Guide...

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