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User's Guide
NEC Express Server
Express5800 Series
Express5800/T120h
EXP806
TPS-I006
Chapter 1 General Description
Chapter 2 Preparations
Chapter 3 Setup
Chapter 4 Appendix
10.202.01-101.01
April 2018
© NEC Corporation 2018

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  • Page 1 User’s Guide NEC Express Server Express5800 Series Express5800/T120h EXP806 TPS-I006 Chapter 1 General Description Chapter 2 Preparations Chapter 3 Setup Chapter 4 Appendix 10.202.01-101.01 April 2018 © NEC Corporation 2018...
  • Page 2: Manuals

    Getting Started Describes how to use this server, from unpacking to operations. See this guide first and read the outline of this product. Electronic manuals in the Starter Pack DVD or on the website (http://www.nec.com/) User’s Guide Chapter 1: General Description Overviews, names, and functions of the server’s parts...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Device number of 8x2.5 inch drive model (NVMe/SAS) ............43 Preparations ................................ 44 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices ......................... 45 1.1 Safety Precautions ..........................45 1.2 Overview of Installation and Removal ....................46 1.3 Identifying Servers (UID Switch) ......................48 1.4 Removing Front Bezel ......................... 49 Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 4 1.20 RAID Controller N8103-191 (AROC Type-a) ................... 131 Installing N8103-191 RAID controller .................. 131 Removal ..........................133 1.21 RAID Controller Extension Battery ....................134 Handling precautions ......................134 Installing N8103-198 Extension Battery in a Normal Setting ..........134 Removal ..........................136 Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 5 4.2 Usage of EXPRESSBUILDER ......................200 4.3 Usage of Starter Pack ........................200 5. Installing Software Components ........................201 6. Turning Off the Server ........................... 202 Appendix ................................203 1. Specifications ..............................204 2. Glossary ................................ 207 3. Revision Record ............................209 Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 6: Conventions Used In This Document

    Description of a warning Term indicating a degree of danger attention WARNING Use only the specified outlet Use a grounded outlet with the specified voltage. Use of an improper power source may cause a fire or a power leak. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 7: Notations Used In The Text

    See Chapter 1 (1.2 Supported Windows OS) in Installation Guide (Windows) for detailed information. Notations in this document Official names of Windows Windows Server 2016 Standard Windows Server 2016 Windows Server 2016 Datacenter Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 8: Post

    Conventions Used in This Document POST POST described in this manual refers to the following.  Power On Self-Test BMC described in this manual refers to the following.  Baseboard Management Controller The device employs iLO5 as a BMC. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 9: Trademarks

    Trademarks Trademarks ExpressUpdate is a registered trademark of NEC Corporation. Microsoft, Windows, and Windows Server are registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries. Intel and Xeon are registered trademarks of Intel Corporation of the United States.
  • Page 10: License Notification

    . Neither the name of Intel nor the names of its contributors may be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software without specific prior written permission. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 11 HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 12 2. Altered source versions must be plainly marked as such, and must not be misrepresented as being the original software. 3. This notice may not be removed or altered from any source distribution. Jean-loup Gailly jloup@gzip.org Mark Adler madler@alumni.caltech.edu Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 13: Warnings And Additions To This Document

    4. If you have any concerns, or discover errors or omissions in this document, contact your sales representative. 5. Regardless of article 4, NEC Corporation assumes no responsibility for effects resulting from your operations. 6. The sample values used in this document are not actual values.
  • Page 14 Warnings and Additions to This Document Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 15: Handling Precautions (For Proper Operations)

      For optional devices, we recommend you use our NEC products. Even if they are successfully installed or connected, installation of unsupported devices can cause the server to malfunction or even failure. You will be charged to repair failure or damage caused by use of such products even within warranty period.
  • Page 16 Keeping your equipment clean is important not only for the appearance but also for functional and safety reasons. A dusty monitor makes it difficult to see the display contents, so clean it regularly. Take rest breaks When you feel tired, take a break. Light exercise is also recommended. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 17: General Description

    1. Introduction 2. Accessories Describes the accessories of the server. 3. Features Describes the features of the server and the server management. 4. Names and Functions of Parts Describes the name of each part contained in this server. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 18: Introduction

    Chapter 1 General Description 1. Introduction Introduction Thank you for purchasing this NEC Express5800 Series product. This server is powered by the latest microprocessor "Intel Xeon processor". ® ® With our latest technology and architecture, we offer "high performance" and "high reliability" that could not be accomplished by conventional servers.
  • Page 19: Accessories

    The chassis serial number plate and maintenance label is located on the server. If the serial number does not match the number on the warranty, you may not be guaranteed against failure even within the warranty period. Contact your sales representative if they do not match. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 20: Features

    ‒ Xeon Gold 6134 Processor (3.20GHz 8Core)*8 ‒ Xeon Gold 6136 Processor (3.00GHz 12Core) ‒ Xeon Gold 6138 Processor (2.00GHz 20Core)*8 ‒ Xeon Gold 6140 Processor (2.30GHz 18Core)*8 ‒ Xeon Gold 6142 Processor (2.60GHz 16Core) ‒ Xeon Gold 6144 Processor (3.50GHz 8Core) Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 21 Memory x4 SDDC/ Memory ADDDC feature (may be used on a some of memories) Memory mirroring, memory sparing features  Memory throttle-ring feature   Bus parity error detection  Temperature detection Error detection  Internal fan monitoring feature  Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 22 USB3.0 interface (Front: 2 port, rear: 2 ports, internal: 1 ports)  USB2.0 interface (Internal: 1 port) Management LAN port (1 port)  Ready to use  No cable connection is required to install a hard disk drive and additional power supply unit (hot swap supported). Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 23 *6: For 2 CPU configuration. Up to 1.5TB for 1 CPU configuration *7: Power supply unit N8181-161 acquired 80 PLUS® Titanium. Power supply units N8181-159/160/162 acquired 80 PLUS®Platinum. *8: These CPUs will not be supported and shipped to Taiwan clients. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 24: Names And Functions Of Parts

    Indicates the ON/OFF status of the Key Slot unit ID light. Keyhole of a key to lock the front bezel. POWER Switch/LED Indicates the power status of the LAN LINK/ACT LED server. Indicates the status of the network connections. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 25: Front View (Without Front Bezel)

    - DVD-ROM drive iLO Service Port USB Connector - DVD Super MULTI drive A USB connector used for connecting to iLO to perform operations such as acquiring logs. For details, refer to the iLO 5 User's Guide. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 26 (4), (11)-1 and (11)-2. -2 Only compatible with built-in RDX (N8151-139) (12) Drive Expansion Bay (Option: Box 2) 3.5-inch drive models are compatible with 3.5 HDD cages (N8154-108) 2.5-inch drive models are compatible with 2.5 HDD cages (N8154-109) Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 27: Rear View

    (Mandatory option) DC power is supplied to Management LAN connector the device. A connector compatible with 1000BASE-T/100BASE-TX/10BASE-T. Cannot be used as a regular LAN. Used only for connection with iLO. *1 To use PCle Slots 5-8, adding a second processor is necessary. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 28: External View

    Chapter 1 General Description 4. Names and Functions of Parts External View Side cover Hood latch Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 29: Motherboard

    (15) (36) A connector for NVMe riser card Fan connector 2 (16) (37) sideband signals (PCIe slot 3) Fan connector 1 (38) x8 PCIe slot 2 (17) NVMe riser card connector for (18) sideband signal(PCIe slot 1) Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 30: System Maintenance Switch

    *3 Regarding the operation procedure of SW6, see Chapter 1 (7.3.3 Restore the Default Settings of System Configuration) in Maintenance Guide. *4 Default values may be different from the factory presets. *5 When you set SW1, SW5, and SW6 to ON at the same time, boot with the back-up ROM. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 31: Dimm Slot

    Chapter 1 General Description 4. Names and Functions of Parts DIMM slot DIMM slots are numbered in order 1 to 12 for the processor. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 32: Internal View

    FAN5 and 6 are provided as standard Battery-holding part for RAID equipment. FANs 1 to 4 are installed controller when configuring 2 CPUs. Processor (CPU) -1 CPU1 (mandatory option) -2 CPU2 (option) DIMM (option) One or more per CPU is a mandatory option Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 33: Hot Plug Compatible Cooling Fan

    3HDD Cage or 2HDD Cage + Media Drive are installed ● NVMe Cage is installed ● SAS HDD 10/15K is installed ● Ether Card is installed (some types) (N8104-183,N8104-187,N8104-188) ● AROC (N8103-191) is installed ● GPU is installed Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 34 Even if this feature is disabled, the server hardware performs an immediate shutdown when a critical temperature level is detected. Important If Thermal Shutdown function is set to Disabled in BIOS/Platform Configuration (RBSU), high temperature events may damage server components. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 35: Led Indication

    The power is not supplied, the power cord is not connected, the power supply unit is not installed, the power supply unit malfunctions, or the power cord is disconnected. If the STATUS LED indicates a degraded or critical condition, check the system IML or use iLO to check the system status. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 36 If the LEDs in multiple DIMM slots are lit, further troubleshooting is required. Remove all the other DIMMs and test each bank of DIMMs. Replace each DIMM in the bank with a properly working DIMM to identify the faulty DIMM. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 37: Leds On The Back Side Of The Unit

    NIC LINK LED Lights in green Not linked to the network. Lights off UID LED Lights in blue Confirmation function is used. Flashes in blue The system is remotely controlled. Lights off Confirmation function is not used. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 38: Hot Plug Compatible Sata/Sas Drive Led (2.5 Inch)

    Flashes in amber A drive failure is predicted to occur due to the unconfigured drive. Lights in amber A drive failure has occurred. Lights off RAID controller configuration performed in the drive. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 39: Hot Plug Compatible Sata/Sas Drive Led (3.5-Inch)

    A predictive failure alert has been received for this drive. Replace the drive as soon as possible. Lights off Lights off The drive is offline, is a backup, or has not been set as a part of the array Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 40: Nvme Drive Led

    Removal Prohibition LED Lights in white Do not remove the drive. Remove the drive once it is separate from the PCIe bus. Flashes in white The drive can be removed. Lights off The drive has been removed. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 41 Press the switch to request separated from PCIe. The drive cannot be separated in the following conditions. ・ RAID controllers (One or more logical drives are broken) ・ - Removal Prohibition switch Press the switch to release the lever. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 42: Device Number

    Chapter 1 General Description 4. Names and Functions of Parts Device Number Device number of 8x2.5 inch drive model When using expander card (N8116-83), all devices are counted in sequence as displayed above. Device number of 4x3.5 inch drive model Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 43: Device Number Of 8X2.5 Inch Drive Model (Nvme/Sas)

    Chapter 1 General Description 4. Names and Functions of Parts Device number of 8x2.5 inch drive model (NVMe/SAS) Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 44: Preparations

    This chapter describes preparations for using this server. 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices You can skip this section if you did not purchase any optional devices. 2. Installation and Connection Place the server in a suitable location and connect cables following this section. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 45: Installing Internal Optional Devices

    This section describes the instructions for installing supported optional devices and precautions. Important Use only the devices and cables specified by NEC. You will be charged to repair damages, malfunctions, and failures caused by the use of any devices or cables not specified for use with this server even within the warranty period.
  • Page 46: Overview Of Installation And Removal

    Depending on the components to be installed or removed, follow the procedure in order. See Chapter 2 (1.6 TPM Kit) to (1.23 Use of Internal Hard Disk Drives in the RAID System). Attach side cover. See Chapter 2 (1.24 Installing Side Cover). Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 47 Install backup device. See Chapter 2 (1.15 Backup Device). Attach front bezel. See Chapter 2 (1.27 Installing Front Bezel). Installation and removal for internal optional devices are now complete. Continue the setup with reference to Chapter 2 (2.2 Connection). Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 48: Identifying Servers (Uid Switch)

    When the server is working, be sure to identify the target server by using UID Switch first before you turn off the server or disconnect a cable from the server. To turn UID LED on, press UID Switch. When it is pressed again, the LED will be off. Front UID switch/LED Rear UID LED Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 49: Removing Front Bezel

    To unlock the bezel, insert the attached bezel lock key into the key slot and turn the key while pressing it lightly. Put your hand on the right side of the front bezel to pull open the front bezel. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 50 Slide the front bezel upward while it is fully opened, remove the edges of the hinges (2 places on upper and lower side) from the hole of the chassis, and remove the front bezel from the main unit. Important If you fail to remove the front bezel properly, the front bezel might be damaged. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 51: Removing Side Cover

    Rotate the 4 stabilizers of the server and lay it sideways. Open the security screw on the side cover lever with a hexalobular screwdriver (①). Push the locking latch toward the back side (②), release the lock, and pull the lever (③). Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 52 Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices Slide the cover a little bit to the rear side of the chassis. Lift side cover and remove it from the server (④). Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 53: Tpm Kit

    Our company will not be responsible for any data access block that was caused by improper use of the TPM. Please see the encryption technology functions document attached to each operating system to operate the encryption functions used by TPM. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 54: Installing The N8115-35 Tpm

    For updating System Utilty, please follow the instructions on the website. See steps 1 to 6 in Chapter 2 (1.2 Overview of Installation and Removal) for preparations. Temporarily remove options and cables that prevent the installation of TPM. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 55 Align the holes and locking latches on both sides of the TPM connector. Press down the center of the cover firm and straight until you hear a locking sound. Re-attach the options and cables that were removed in step 3. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 56: Notes On Windows Bitlocker

    To ensure security, please keep the recovery key/password information according to the following guidelines.  Be sure to store in multiple locations.  Store away from the machine.  Do not store on a BitLocker encrypted hard disk drive. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 57: Removing The Fan

    When removing a fan using hot plugging, the fan will be still running so please wait until it stops. Removing the standard fan Push the lever of fan to unlock, then lift up the fan to pull out. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 58: Removing The Redundant Fan Kit

    If you need to remove the fan of redundant fan kit only, pull it out as the same steps for the standard fan. To remove the fan bay of redundant fan kit, follow the procedure below. Lift up the levers at both sides of fan bay (①). Lift up the fan bay to remove it (②). Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 59: Installing/Removing Cpu Duct

    To attach the CPU duct onto the main unit, align the CPU duct to the dotted lines in the diagram below. Press down on the blue latch of the CPU duct until it locks into the grooves in the main unit. Attach the side cover. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 60: Removal

    Back-up device etc.  HDD cage Push the latch of CPU duct at the back of body to unlock (①). While keeping pressing the latch (①), lift up the CPU duct to dismantle it from the body (②). Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 61: Processor (Cpu)

    To avoid static electricity, see Chapter 1 (1.8 Anti-static Measures) in Safety Precautions and Regulatory Notices. Make sure to use the CPU authorized by NEC. Installing a third-party CPU may cause a failure of the CPU as well as the motherboard. Repair of the server due to failures or damage resulted from installing such a CPU will be charged.
  • Page 62: Processor Heat Sink Module And Socket

     Parts included in the optional processor heat sink kit  T-30 hexalobular driver To install the components, follow these steps. See steps 1 to 6 in Chapter 2 (1.2 Overview of Installation and Removal) for preparations. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 63 Heat sink latch Heat sink latch Pin 1 mark on frame Pin 1 mark on heat sink Confirm the location of the processor and remove the processor socket protective cover. Note Keep the removed protective cover for future use. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 64 If the heat sink is not level, remove it, and then install it again.The following  probably causes the heat sink not to be level: -The CPU is not positioned correctly. -All screws are not completely tightened. Do not move the secured heat sink.  Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 65: Addition Of Redundant Fan Kit (When An Additional Cpu Is Mounted)

    To add a redundant fan kit, you need to install a fan blanket. Fix all the cables using the cable management function of body. Fit the fan bay into the fan blanket of body (①). Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 66: Installing Side Cover

    See Chapter 2 (2 Installation and Connection) to conduct installation and connection, and turn the power supply ON. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 67: Identifying Processor Type

    To remove CPU, reverse the installation procedure. Also follow the steps below if the CPU was removed. Mount the protective cover to CPU socket. Remove the redundant fan kit. Attach the fan blank cover. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 68: High-Performance Cpu Heat Sink Module

    For the list of CPUs supports high-performance CPU heat sink module, refer to the web site of NEC Handling precautins To prevent personal injury, electrical shock or equipment damage, unplug the power cord and ensure no power is supplied to the server.
  • Page 69 ③ Lift the processor heat sink module up and remove. ④ Turn over the heat sink module and position the contact surface of the processor at the top. ⑤ Install the protective cover on the processor socket. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 70 Confirm that the heat sink latches at the four corners of processor frame are fixed to the heat sink. Heat sink latch Heat sink latch Pin 1 mark on the frame Pin 1 mark on heat sink Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 71 In order to prevent damage of the system due to improper cooling or elevated temperature, please do not activate the server or enclosure without implementing any of component or blank on all of drive bays and device bays. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 72: Identifying Processor Type

    To replace or remove CPU, reverse the installation procedure. Also follow the steps below if the CPU was removed. Mount the protective cover to CPU socket. Remove the redundant fan kit. Mount the fan blank cover. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 73: Dimm

    VMware ESXi 6.5 *3 12TB 1.5TB *1: Shown below is the maximum memory size when Hyper-V is used: - Windows Server 2012 R2: 4TB *2: Up to 4 TB on virtual machine *3: Up to 6 TB on virtual machine Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 74: Dimm Installation Order

    The order of installation may be different on x1CPU (PROC1) configuration and x2 CPU (PROC1, PROC2) configuration. When only CPU1 is mounted Mounted CPU1 slot number number 1 DIMM 2 DIMM 3 DIMM 4 DIMM 5 DIMM 6 DIMM 7 DIMM 8 DIMM 9 DIMM 10 DIMM 11 DIMM 12 DIMM Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 75 N8102-711, 32GB/R, 2R × × × × ○ N8102-712, 64GB/LR, 4R ○: Allowed to be installed together ×: Not allowed to be installed together * : Not allowed to be installed together except the combinations on the table above. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 76: Memory Processor Compatibility Information

    Maximum memory capacity depends on DIMM capacity, the number of installed DIMM, memory type, and the number of processors installed. 1CPU(GB) 2CPU(GB) N code DIMM type DIMM rank Capacity (GB) N8102-708 RDIMM Single N8102-709 RDIMM Single N8102-710 RDIMM Dual N8102-711 RDIMM Dual N8102-712 LRDIMM Quad 1536 Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 77: Memory Function

    The mother board of this device has six systems of "Memory Channel" to control memories. "Memory Mirroring Function" and "Memory Sparing Function" are functions to keep redundancy by executing the monitoring of memory and switching among memory channels. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 78 3 or channel 4, channel 5 and channel 6). Ex: Configuration with 2 CPUs Tips When Memory Mirroring Function is effective and "Memory Mirroring Mode" is set to "Full Mirroring," total 50 % of available memory can be used from the operating system. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 79 When using Memory Mirroring Function, install 12 DIMMs per CPU.   Use memories with the same product number for the device.  Only Intel Xeon Processor Gold 5100 series/Gold 6100 series/Platinum 8100 series can support Partial Mirror. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 80 Types of on-board memory Number Number of 16GB 16GB 32GB 64GB of CPU memory (SR) (SR) (DR) (DR) (QR) 32GB 64GB 96GB 192GB 448GB 48GB 96GB 144GB 288GB 672GB 64GB 128GB 192GB 384GB 896GB 96GB 192GB 288GB 576GB 1344GB Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 81 Mounting DIMMs with different product numbers on the spare set  Memory sparing between different memory channels Note When using Memory Sparing Function, mount 8 or 12 DIMMs per CPU.  Use memories with the same product number for the device.  Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 82 "Memory ADDDC function" of this device allows the correction of memory errors and continuation the operation even whilst failures occur in multiple DRAM devices on the DIMM. This provides protection against uncorrectable memory errors beyond those available in Advanced ECC. Ex: Configuration with 2 CPUs (DIMM x12) Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 83 "Advanced ECC" setting is enabled when [Advanced Memory Protection] runs. Cautions for replacement of DIMM due to a failure In case of a failure, identify the faulty DIMM from IML, and replace DIMM in a unit of one piece of DIMM. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 84: Checking Dimm

    P = CAS 15-15-15 CAS latency T = CAS 17-17-17 U = CAS 20-18-18 V = CAS 19-19-19 (for RDIMM, LRDIMM) V = CAS 22-19-19 (for 3DS TSVLRDIMM) R = RDIMM (with register) DIMM type L = LRDIMM (low loading) Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 85: Installation

    See Chapter 2 (2 Installation and Connection) to install/connect and turn the power ON. Confirm that no error messages are displayed in POST screen. Use System Utility to configure memory mode. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 86: Replacement / Removal

    Note When removing a defective DIMM, check error messages displayed at POST or NEC ESMPRO and check the DIMM socket where the defective DIMM is installed. Please check if there is no error on POST after replacing/removing DIMM. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 87: Hdd Cage

    Mounting on Box1 1. See steps 1 to 6 Chapter 2 (1.2 Overview of Installation and Removal) for preparations. 2. While pressing the right end of latch in blank cover, pull the blank cover toward you to dismantle it. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 88 4. Mount the 2.5-inch HDD cage on the device and fix the four positions of cage with the screws attached to the cage. 5. With the power cable attached to the 2.5-inch HDD cage, connect the 2.5-inch HDD cage’s power connector and the mother board’s power connector for Box1 drive. Power connector Power connector for Box1 drive Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 89 See steps 1 to 6 in Chapter 2 (1.2 Overview of Installation and Removal) for preparations. Unfasten four screws that secure the blank cover, and remove the blank cover. Mount the 2.5-inch HDD cage on the device and fix the four positions of cage with the screws attached to the cage. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 90 Power connector for Box2 drive Connect the optional built-in SAS/SATA cable and the power cable. For connecting SAS/SATA cable, see (c) Cable Route in this manual. Cable Route For connections from onboard and AROC Type-a (Example) Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 91 For connections from PCI cards (Type-a) to each slot (Example) (However, this is a collection of examples for installation in each slot. ) Installing the side cover Install the side cover of the server by referring to Chapter 2 (Installing the side cover). Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 92 Box1 drive. Power connector Power connector for Box1 drive Connect the optional built-in SAS/SATA cable and the power cable. For connecting SAS/SATA cable, see (d) Cable Route in this manual. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 93 Box2 drive. Power connector Power connector for Box2 drive Connect the optional built-in SAS/SATA cable and the power cable. For connecting SAS/SATA cable, see (d) Cable Route in this manual. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 94 Box1 drive. Power connector Power connector for Box1,2 drive Connect the optional built-in SAS/SATA cable and the power cable. For connecting SAS/SATA cable, see (d) Cable Route in this manual. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 95 Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices Cable Route For onboard connections (Example) For connections from onboard and AROC Type-a (Example) For connections from onboard and PCI cards (Type-p) (Example) Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 96 For connections from PCI cards (Type-p) to each slot (Example) (However, this is a collection of examples for installation in each slot.) Installing Side Cover See Chapter 2 (1.24 Installing Side Cover) to install the side cover. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 97: Removal

    See Chapter 2 (1.24 Installing Side Cover) to attach the side cover of the server. Important For maintaining the cooling effect, the blank cover should be attached. When installing another HDD cage, two guides must be removed. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 98: Sas Expander Card

    Back up all the data on the server. See steps 1 to 6 in Chapter 2 (1.2 Overview of Installation and Removal) for preparations. Unfasten the bracket hand screws that secure the blank cover, and remove the brackets. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 99 RAID dedicated slot PCI card output(PORT1,2) PORT2 PORT3 HDD cage Box3(PORT1) (PORT2) PORT4 PORT5 HDD cage Box2(PORT1) PORT6 (PORT2) PORT7 HDD cage Box1(PORT1) PORT8 (PORT2) Attach the cable by checking the description at both ends of the cable. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 100 Align the PCI slot with the PCI board terminal, and insert them securely. Install the HDD cage and cables referring to "HDD cage" described in this manual. Cable routes are as follows. (a) For connections from AROC Type-a (Example) Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 101 Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices (b) For connections from PCI card (Type-p) See Chapter 2 (1.24 Installing Side Cover) to attach the side cover of the server. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 102: Nvme (To Be Released In January 2018)

    See steps 1 to 6 in Chapter 2 (1.2 Overview of Installation and Removal) for preparations. Unfasten four screws that secure the blank cover, and remove the blank cover. Install NVMe cage to the unit, and secure four screws that are included with the cage. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 103 Connect the power connector of NVMe cage with the power connector for the Box 2 drive on the motherboard, using power cable that is included with NVMe cage. Power connector Power connector for Box2 drive Install NVMe riser card in PCIe slot 1 and 3 referring to "1.15; PCI Board". Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 104 Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices Connect NVMe riser card to NVMe cage with the cable. Cable routes are as follows. Signal Cable Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 105 Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices Power Cable See Chapter 2 (1.24 Installing Side Cover) to attach the side cover of the server. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 106: Backup Device

    Do not install a 5.25 type device that is not supported. Mounting Position Media Bay 1 Media Bay 2 Media Bay 1 Compatible with built-in LTO(N8151-141/142/143) or built-in RDX (N8151-139) Media Bay 2 Only compatible with built-in RDX (N8151-139) Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 107: Preparation Before Installation

    Remove the fan bay of the redundant fan kit. Remove the fan mounted in fan bay 1. Install the Fan Blank in fan bay 1. Install the Fan Blank as its protrusions are fitted into three holes of the fan bay. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 108: Installing Rdx Device

    Parts included in the option kit  T-15 hexalobular driver To install the components, follow these steps. Attach supplied screws in four points on both the left and right sides of RDX device, and tighten screws with the T-15 hexalobular screwdriver. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 109 Organize the cables using the cable guide etc. of the main unit. ① ② ③ ③ ③ ② Connect "BOX 1" connector on the motherboard to power connector of RDX device with the supplied power cable. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 110 Organize the cables using the cable guide etc. of the main unit. Install the fan bay of the Redundant fan kit to the main unit. Cable routes are as follows. See Chapter 2 (1.24 Installing Side Cover) to attach the side cover of the server. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 111: Installing Lto Device

    To install the components, follow these steps. Install the shims on the both sides of LTO device, and secure them by tightening screws with the T-15 Hexalobular screwdriver. To install the shim, check also the manual attached to LTO device. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 112 Connect the power connector of the signal/power cable to the power cable. Connect the power cable to the motherboard. Organize the cables using the cable guide etc. of the main unit. Connect the signal connector of the signal/power cable to the expander card. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 113 Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices Adjust cable wiring. ① ② ② ② 10. Install the fan bay of the redundant fan kit to the main unit. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 114: Removal

    (b) When slot 5 card is installed Removal The procedure for removal is the reverse of installation. Re-attach the blank cover if you operate without it attached. Important Re-attach the blank cover removed to maintain the internal cooling. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 115: Pci Card

    Do not touch the terminals of the riser cards and the leads of electronic components with your bare hand. Fingerprints and dust left on them cause the server to malfunction due to a connection failure or damage to the leads. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 116: Supported Pci Cards And Available Slots

    [PCI Express 3.0(x8)] - N8104-178 Dual Port 1000BASE-T Adapter [PCI Express 2.0(x1)] - N8104-179 Quad Port 1000BASE-T Adapter [PCI Express 2.0(x4)] - N8104-180 Dual Port 1000BASE-T Adapter [PCI Express 2.0(x4)] - N8104-181 Quad Port 1000BASE-T Adapter [PCI Express 2.0(x4)] Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 117 <Ex.> x8 lanes = 64Gbps (one way) *2 Shows a connector size. Cards having the number of plugs or lower can be connected. <Ex.> x8 Plug→ x1card, x4card, or x8card can be installed. x16 card cannot be installed. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 118: Installing Pci Card

    See steps 1 to 6 in Chapter 2 (1.2 Overview of Installation and Removal) for preparations. Unfasten the bracket hand screws that secure the blank cover, and remove the brackets. Check the slot where the PCI board should be installed, referring to the table in "Supported PCI Boards and Installable Slots." Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 119 If you have trouble installing the card, remove the card once and try again. If you apply excessive pressure on the card, a PCI card or riser card might break. Connect the required internal and external cables to the PCI card. Refer to the documentation that came with the PCI card. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 120: Removal

    To remove a PCI card, reverse the installation procedure. If using the server with the PCI card removed, attach the blank cover that comes with the riser card unit. Important Re-attach the blank cover removed to maintain the internal cooling. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 121: Sata Ssd Installation Kit (N8118-312) (To Be Released In Fy 2017)

    To install the components, follow these steps. Back up all data in the server. See steps 1 to 6 in Chapter 2 (1.2 Overview of Installation and Removal) for preparations. Remove the CPU duct and the Redundant fan kit. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 122 Secure the SSD module on the M.2 SATA SSD installation kit with screws. To install the second SSD module, repeat the same procedure. Fit the PCI slot to the PCI card terminal, then insert the terminal into the connector firmly. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 123: Removal

    To remove a PCI card, reverse the installation procedure. If using the server with the PCI card removed, attach the blank cover that comes with the PCI slot. Important Re-attach the blank cover removed to maintain the internal cooling Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 124: Raid Controller (Pci Card Type-P)

    Back up all data in the server. See steps 1 to 6 in Chapter 2 (1.2 Overview of Installation and Removal) for preparations. Unfasten the bracket hand screws that secure the blank cover, and remove the brackets. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 125 Lift straight up the blank cover on the slot where the PCI board will be installed, and remove it. Align the PCI slot with the PCI board terminal, and insert them securely. Connect the power cable for cache backup. ・Power cable for cache backup (when mounting to slot 1 and slot 3) Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 126 ・Power cable for cache backup (when mounting to slot 5 and slot 7) Connect the cables from ports 1 and 2 on the back plane to ports 1 and 2 on the N8103-195/201 controller board. ●8×2.5-inch drive model Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 127: Removal

    See Chapter 2 (2 Installation and Connection) to conduct installation and connection, and turn the power supply ON. Removal The procedure for removal is the reverse of installation. Re-attach the blank cover if you operate without it attached. Important Re-attach the blank cover removed to maintain the internal cooling. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 128: Raid Controller N8103-189/190 (Aroc Type-A)

    Parts included in the option kit  T-15 hexalobular driver To install the components, follow these steps Back up all data in the server. See steps 1 to 6 in Chapter 2 (1.2 Overview of Installation and Removal) for preparations. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 129 See Chapter 2 (2 Installation and Connection) to conduct installation and connection, and turn the power supply ON. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 130: Removal

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices Removal The procedure for removal is the reverse of installation. Re-attach the blank cover if you operate without it attached. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 131: Raid Controller N8103-191 (Aroc Type-A)

    See steps 1 to 6 in Chapter 2 (1.2 Overview of Installation and Removal) for preparations. Position the guide pin of the RAID controller to the connector of the motherboard, firmly insert it from above, tighten the screws securing it in place. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 132 Secure the RAID controller with screws. Connect the SAS/SATA cable from the back plane to the controller port. The SAS/SATA cable is labeled "Port 1" - "Port 4" respectively. Connect them according to the label number. ●2.5-inch drive model Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 133: Removal

    See Chapter 2 (2 Installation and Connection) to conduct installation and connection, and turn the power supply ON. Removal The procedure for removal is the reverse of installation. Re-attach the blank cover if you operate without it attached. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 134: Raid Controller Extension Battery

    To install the components, follow these steps. See steps 1 to 6 in Chapter 2 (1.2 Overview of Installation and Removal) for preparations. Press down on the latch to lift and remove the battery holder for RAID controllers from the main unit. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 135 (①). Attach the additional batteries to the RAID battery holder for RAID controller (②). Thread and secure the cable for additional batteries through the cable clip on the RAID battery holder for RAID controller. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 136: Removal

    See Chapter 2 (1.24 Installing Side Cover) to attach the side cover of the server. Removal The procedure for removal is the reverse of installation. Re-attach the blank cover if you operate without it attached. Important Re-attach the blank cover removed to maintain the internal cooling. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 137: Optical Disk Drive

    DVD-ROM drive (N8151-137) or DVD-Super MULTI drive (N8151-138) To install the components, follow these steps. Back up all data in the server. See steps 1 to 6 in Chapter 2 (1.2 Overview of Installation and Removal) for preparations. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 138 Pull forward the blank cover attached to the optical disk drive bay while pushing the latch, and remove it. Secure the fixing bracket with the screws to the optical disk drive to be installed. Attach the optical disk drive to the optical disk drive cage as shown below, and secure it with screws. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 139 Install the optical disk drive cage that the optical disk drive has been mounted with to the main unit. Connect the optical disk drive connector to the onboard SATA port 5 connector on the motherboard with the SATA cable for optical disk drive (K410-375 (00)). Wire the cables as shown below. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 140: Removal

    See Chapter 2 (2 Installation and Connection) to conduct installation and connection, and turn the power supply ON. Removal The procedure for removal is the reverse of installation. Re-attach the blank cover if you operate without it attached. Important Re-attach the blank cover removed to maintain the internal cooling. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 141: Use Of Internal Hard Disk Drives In The Raid System

    Chapter 2 (2. RAID System Configuration) in Maintenance Guide, or the manual attached to the optional RAID controller (N8103-189/190/191/195/196/201). Important Build a Disk Array in the RAID System using hard disk drives that have the same specifications (capacity, rotational speed, and standard). Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 142: Installing Side Cover

    At this time, make sure that the each protrusion of the unit is fitted into a corresponding hole in the lever. Push down the lever, and slide the side cover until it is completely closed. Tughten the security screws on the side cover lever with the T-15 Hexalobular screwdriver. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 143 Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices Place the server vertically and rotate the 4 stabilizers. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 144: Drives

    The device should be installed as mounted on the tray. Important Use hard disk drives specified by NEC. Installing a third-party hard disk drive might cause a failure of the server as well as the hard disk drive.
  • Page 145: Installing A Sas Or Sata Drive

    Remove the dummy tray. Dummy trays are installed in every slot. 2.5-inch drive 3.5-inch drive Note Keep the removed dummy trays for future use. Prepare the drive. Unlock the handle of the tray. 2.5-inch drive 3.5-inch drive Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 146 The tray is locked making a clicking sound. Note When you push the drive into the slot, confirm the handle got hooked on the frame. Confirm the status of the drive from the combination of the LEDs of the drive. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 147: Removing Hot Plug Compatible Sas/Sata Drive

    If you transfer or dispose of the removed hard disk drive, see Chapter 1 (1. Relocation and Storage) in “Maintenance Guide” to erase data. Important NEC assumes no liability for data leakage should the product be transferred to a third party without erasing the data. Note The saved boot order is cleared when a hard disk drive is added.
  • Page 148: Installing Nvme Drive (To Be Released In January 2018)

    Hold the tray firmly with both hands.  Close the handle slowly. The tray is locked making a clicking sound. Note When you push the drive into the slot, confirm the handle got hooked on the frame. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 149: Removing Nvme Drive

    NVMe drive, make sure to erase the data at your own risk in accordance with Chapter 1 (1. Relocation and Storage) of the "Maintenance Guide." Important NEC assumes no liability for data leakage should the product be transferred to a third party without erasing the data. To remove the components, follow these steps.
  • Page 150: Power Supply Unit

    To install the components, follow these steps. See steps 1 to 6 in Chapter 2 (1.2 Overview of Installation and Removal) for preparations. Remove the blank cover of power supply unit. Power supply unit 1 Power supply unit 2 Rear (additional) (standard) Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 151 Keep the removed blank cover for future use. Insert the power supply unit until it is locked with clicking sound. Connect power cords. Use the specified power cords. Use the strap to secure the power cord. Roll the extra cables around the power handle. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 152 To install the components, follow these steps. See steps 1 to 6 in Chapter 2 (1.2 Overview of Installation and Removal) for preparations. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 153 Rear (additional) (standard) Important The surface becomes hot after use so to avoid burns please allow the drive and internal parts of the system to cool before touching. Note Keep the removed blank cover for future use. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 154 Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices Remove the terminal as shown in the diagram below. Attach the ground cable (green) to the terminal. Remove the terminal block connector. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 155 Take the ground cable attached to the terminal in step 3 and attach it to the power unit (DC) using a screw. Important Make sure the ground cable is attached before attaching the power cord. Plug the power cord (DC) to the left of the terminal block connector and loosen the screw. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 156 10. After connecting the two cables to the terminal block connector, connect them to the power unit (DC). 11. Secure the power and ground cords to the handle on the power unit (DC) using a strap. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 157 Regarding the details of the errors, see Chapter 3 (1. IML Error Messages) in the “Maintenance Guide.” If the power unit LED does not light up, reattach the power unit. If the same errors occur even after that, contact your sales representative. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 158: Replacing/Removing A Failing Power Supply Unit

    To maintain the cooling effect in the server, be sure to install the blank cover in the vacant slot. Install the new power supply unit taking steps 3 to 6 in Chapter 2 (1.26.1 Installing), and confirm that the power supply unit is installed normally. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 159: Installing Front Bezel

    When installing the front bezel, insert the edges of the hinges at the left end of the front bezel into the frame hole on the front left side of the unit, and then close the front bezel. After completion of installation, lock it with the key. Important Be careful not to press the POWER switch. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 160: Tower To Rack Converter Option

    2. Screw 1 (T-15) x3 3. Nut cage x4 (* will not be used) 4. Screw 2 (+) x2 (* will not be used) 5. Cable management arm 6. Rail 7. Server tray Observe the following for tower to rack conversion: Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 161 Important When using the cable management arm, make sure that each cable has enough margin so that the cables are not damaged when the server is pulled out of the rack. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 162: Preparing The Server For Rack Conversion

    2. Power down the server. 3. Remove all power: a. Remove all power: b. Disconnect each power cord from the server. 4. Rotate the four server feet and place the server on the side. a. Rotate the server feet. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 163 Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices b. Place the server on the side. 5. Remove the four server feet from the server. a. Loosen the screws from the foot. b. Remove the foot from the server. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 164: Installing The Server To The Rack

    • Cable management arm ・T-15 Screwdriver Procedure 1. Disassemble the inner rails from the rail assembly. a. Press the white latch on the inner rail. b. Slide out the inner rail to disengage it from the outer rails. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 165 2. Attach the inner rails on both sides of the server tray. 3. If installed, unlock and fully open the server rack door. 4. Check the front, rear, left and right sides of the outer rail to adjust them to each other. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 166 Release the latch and the rail gets locked automatically on the rack front column. 7. Install the right outer rail to the same height on the opposite side, in the same installation procedure as the left outer rail. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 167 8. Install the tray onto the outer rails in the rack shelf. 9. Push the tray till it stops midway. 10. Secure the server on the tray. a. Press the blue latch on each side of the rails to fully extend the server tray. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 168 Place the server on the tray. c. Adjust the server position until the rear panel fits perfectly to the tray bracket. d. Tighten three T-15 screws to firmly secure the server to the tray. Tray Bracket Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 169 Attach the cable management arm to the rail. (a) Attach the arm with two latches to the inner and outer rails to the left of the rack. (b) Attach the other arm to the outer rail on the right. 12. Open the cable latch. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 170 Insert and pull out the server tray to make sure that the cable and the cable management arm is operating correctly. 15. Press down on the blue tab to return the server tray on the rack. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 171 Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices 16. TIghten the wing screw on the server tray. 17. Attach the front bezel. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 172: Installation And Connection

    Do not lift hand on the front bezel. Do not provide the wiring for the server to exceed the rating of the power supply.  Do not install/store in places other than specified.  The location suitable for installing the unit is as follows: Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 173 Do not lift hands on the front bezel on the front side. The front bezel may come off and fall, causing to equipment damage. Open the stabilizer, and fix it to the installation location.  Do not hold the handle of the redundant power supply module when  carrying it. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 174 AC magnetic field (such as TVs, radios, outlet that shares the ground wire with broadcast/communication antennas, another outlet where another device power transmission wires, with large power consumption electromagnetic cranes) is placed. connected. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 175: Connection

    Insert the power plug into the outlet as far as it goes. Use only the specified power cord   Do not connect or disconnect the interface cable with the power plugged in the outlet.  Use only the specified interface cable Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 176 Hub, switching hub, etc. 1000BASE-T Data LAN USB 3.0 device Rear Note Use a board which applied for certification authority when connecting to communication line. Tips The serial port cannot be used to connect with leased line. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 177: Connecting To Uninterruptible Power Supply (Ups)

    To change the settings, select System Configuration > BIOS/Platform Configuration (RBSU) > System Options > Server Availability > Automatic Power-On. Select Always Power On to perform automatic operations by using the UPS. For details, see Chapter 3 (2. Description on System Utility)). Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 178: Setup

    EXPRESSBUILDER helps you to install Windows and maintain the server. 5. Installing Software Components You can install Windows and bundled software by following the instructions in Installation Guide (Windows). 6. Turning off the Server Turn off power when not using the server. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 179: Turning On The Server

    POWER LED flashes green (once per second) and after a while, logo appears on the display. Important Do not connect/disconnect USB devices during POST. POWER Switch While logo is being displayed, the self-diagnostic program (POST) runs and diagnoses the hardware. For details, see Chapter 3 (1.1 POST). Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 180: Post

    If you enter the incorrect password three times consecutively, POST aborts. (You can no longer proceed.) In this case, power off the server, and power it on. Important Do not set a password before OS is installed. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 181: Post Error Messages

    Error message appears on screen if POST detects an error. For details, see Chapter 3 (1. IML Error Message) in "Maintenance Guide". Write down the error message before calling your sales representative. Note Error messages are useful information for maintenance. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 182: System Utility

    Please enter the correct Admin Password. You can enter password three times. If you enter wrong passwords three times in a row, further entry of password is rejected. To enter password again, restart the server. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 183 To put the setting back to the default values, press <F7> key. Execute  Tips it under the control of Platform Configuration (RSBU).  The default values are different from the factory settings.  iSCSI Configuration menu in Network Options menu cannot be put back to the default settings. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 184: Usage Of System Utility

    Determines the selected parameter. □ <Esc> key Cancels pop-up window. On the submenu, pressing this key takes you to the previous screen. On the top menu, the following window is displayed. Choose OK to close System Utility. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 185 Default Options] menu. For more details, refer to "Chapter 2 (1. System Utilities)" of "Maintenance Guide". iSCSI Configuration menu in Network Options menu cannot be put Note back to the default settings. □ <F10> key Displays the following screen. To save settings you set, select Yes. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 186 Chapter 3 Setup 2. System Utility □ <F12> key Displays the following screen. When you choose Yes, the current settings are saved and then a message urging to restart appears. The server will restart when you select Reboot. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 187: Cases That Require Configuration

    If you use the Set to Disabled at System Configuration > At the time of high ESMPRO/ServerAgent BIOS/Platform Configuration (RBSU) > temperature, shutdown is Service Advanced Options > Fan and Thermal executed by Options > Thermal Shutdown. ESMPRO/ServerAgent Service. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 188 (RBSU) > Boot Options > UEFI Boot priority. Settings - UEFI boot Order Control In case Boot Mode is Legacy BIOS Mode, change the boot order in System Configuration > BIOS… (RBSU) > Boot Options - Legacy BIOS Boot Order. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 189 Enable:”ethtool –s device name wol g” Disable:”ethtool –s device name wol d” The setting of WOL can be checked with the following command. “ethtool device name” In the output information, “Wake-on: g” means Enable and “Wake-on: d” means Disable. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 190 Configuration > BIOS/Platform power. Configuration (RBSU) > System Options > Server Availability Automatic Power-On The factory setting is that “the Boot Mode menu” is set as “UEFI” and “the x2APIC menu” is set as “Enabled”. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 191: System Configuration Via Network

    PC via iLO of controlled server. The system configuration uploaded is reflected at the next boot. Restore is possible only when the device is in the following conditions. ・The power of the server is OFF ・OS is running Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 192: How To Backup System Configuration

    When backup is completed, the following message is displayed. Configuration saved to: ilorest.json  When you log in, use proper user account having administrator Tips authority.  192.168. xxx. xxx is the IP address of management specialized LAN of controlled server. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 193: How To Restore System Configuration

    Network Options - iSCSI Configurations  Storage Options - Embedded Storage Boot Policy  Storage Options - PCIe Slot Storage Boot Policy  Boot Options - UEFI Boot Settings  Boot Options - Legacy BIOS Boot Order Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 194 Backup and restore of system configuration file may take several minutes. In case you use a remote console or remote media features of iLO and backup or restore is not completed although more than 10 minutes have passed, make these functions unable. After that, wait until the process completes. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 195: Ilo 5

    Syslog. Active Health System Log (AHS Log) Download Active Health System Log. In case the support is needed, AHS Log file may need to be sent to NEC or taken by maintenance staff. iLO Cooperative Network Management By using iLO Cooperative Function, you can detect and manage multiple servers at once without using management software.
  • Page 196: Comparison Of License Features

     Web base GUI Virtual Power Control    SSH/SMASH CLI (Including serial    console redirection) IPMI/DCMI (Including serial console    redirection) * The function does not support depending on server models. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 197: Ilo 5 Network Settings

    Press the <F9> key while the message is being displayed to launch System Utilities. From the menu of System Utilities, select System Configuration → BMC Configuration Utility. View example when BMC Configuration Utility is selected Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 198 ・Password: randomly selected 8 characters including alphabets and numbers ・DNS name: BMCXXXXXXXXXXXX (12 Xs is the serial number of server) If you enter a wrong user name or password or fail to log in, iLO imposes security delay time. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 199 1. Log in iLO 5 and then go to Administration - User Administration page. 2. Select “Administrator User” and click Edit. 3. Put the check in “Change password” and enter a new password in New Password and Confirm Password. 4. Click Update User to update. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 200: Expressbuilder And Starter Pack

    Updates OS drivers and BIOS/FW by using Standard Program Package (SPP). EXPRESSBUILDER does not install SPP automatically when installing OS. SPP must be installed after installing OS. Application installation Installs NEC ESMPRO, RESTful Interface Tool, and other applications. Manuals Stores manuals for applications. Usage of EXPRESSBUILDER Run EXPRESSBUILDER by pressing <F10>...
  • Page 201: Installing Software Components

    Chapter 3 Setup 5. Installing Software Components Installing Software Components Continue to install software components such as OS. See the instructions below.  Installation Guide (Windows) Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 202: Turning Off The Server

    This method remotely shuts down applications and OS in the correct order before the server enters standby mode. Before continuing with the procedure, make sure that the server is in standby mode (POWER LED in amber color). Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 203: Appendix

    NEC Express5800 Series Express5800/T120h Appendix 1. Specifications 2. Glossary 3. Revision Record Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 204: Specifications

    800W DC 380V power (Outlet with two pole parallel earth) (Hot-plugged) (Max:2) (Power code is selectable) Operating: 10~35℃/8~90% Environmental conditions Storage: -30~60℃/5~95%(both during operation and in storage, avoid condensation) Accessories Startup guide, Safety Precautions and Regulatory Notices, Front Bezel - Bundled OS Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 205 VMware ESXi™ 6.0 Update 3 or later VMware ESXi™ 6.5 Update 1 or later Recommended at least one DVD drive per system USB flash drive for compatible with FDD Operable minimum constitution (1x CPU, 1x DIMM, 1x HDD, 1x Power unit) Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 206 Xeon Platinum 8170M Processor (2.10 GHz, 26C/52T, 35.75MB, TDP 165W)*4, Xeon Platinum 8176M Processor (2.10 GHz, 28C/56T, 38.50MB, TDP 165W)*4, Xeon Platinum 8180M Processor (2.50 GHz, 28C/56T, 38.50MB, TDP 205W)*4 *4: These CPU will not be supported and shipped to Taiwan clients. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 207: Glossary

    <F10> key during POST. Express Report Service Software that can report the server failure to the contact center by E-mail or modem. This software is installed with NEC ESMPRO ServerAgentService to the server. Express Report Service (HTTPS) Software that can report the server failure to the contact center by HTTPS.
  • Page 208 System Utilities is a built-in utility that provides system information, calling RBSU, collecting system log, and other system utilities. You can start System Utilities by F9 key during POST. TPM Kit An optional product of Trusted Platform Module for the server. Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 209: Revision Record

    Chapter 4 Appendix 3. Revision Record Revision Record Document Number Date Issued Description 10.202.01-101.01 November 2017 Newly created April 2018 For Taiwan Express5800/T120h User’s Guide...
  • Page 210 NEC Express Server Express5800/T120h User’s Guide April 2018 NEC Corporation 7-1 Shiba 5-Chome, Minato-Ku Tokyo 108-8001, Japan © NEC Corporation 2018 The contents of this manual may not be copied or altered without the prior written permission of NEC Corporation.

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