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User's Guide
NEC Express Server
Express5800 Series
Express5800/R120g-2M
EXP802
Chapter 1 General Description
Chapter 2 Preparations
Chapter 3 Setup
Chapter 4 Appendix
10.112.02-101.02
May 2016
© NEC Corporation 2016

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  • Page 1 User’s Guide NEC Express Server Express5800 Series Express5800/R120g-2M EXP802 Chapter 1 General Description Chapter 2 Preparations Chapter 3 Setup Chapter 4 Appendix 10.112.02-101.02 May 2016 © NEC Corporation 2016...
  • Page 2: Manuals

    Chapter 2: Useful Features Useful features and the detail of system BIOS settings, RAID Configuration Utility, and EXPRESSBUILDER Chapter 3: Appendix Error messages and Windows Event Logs Other manuals The detail of NEC ESMPRO, Universal RAID Utility, and the other features. Express5800/R120g-2M User's Guide...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    4.7.9 AC POWER LED on Power Unit ..................37 Chapter 2 Preparations ............................ 38 Installing Internal Optional Devices ......................39 Safety Precautions ........................... 39 Overview of Installation and Removal ....................40 Identifying Servers (UID Switch) ...................... 42 Express5800/R120g-2M User's Guide...
  • Page 4 1.24 Installing PCI Riser Card Unit ......................111 1.25 Installing Top Cover ........................111 1.26 Hard Disk Drive ..........................112 1.26.1 Installation ........................113 1.26.2 Removal .......................... 114 1.26.3 Replacing a hard disk drive in the RAID System (Auto Rebuild) ........115 Express5800/R120g-2M User's Guide...
  • Page 5 Features of EXPRESSBUILDER ....................145 Usage of EXPRESSBUILDER ....................... 145 Installing Software Components ....................... 146 Turning Off the Server ..........................147 Chapter 4 Appendix ............................148 Specifications ............................149 Interrupt Lines ............................155 Glossary ..............................156 Revision Record ............................157 Express5800/R120g-2M 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/R120g-2M User's Guide...
  • Page 7: Notations Used In The Text

    Unless otherwise stated, hard disk drive described in this manual refer to both of the following.  Hard disk drive (HDD)  Solid state drive (SSD) Removable media Unless otherwise stated, removable media described in this manual refer to both of the following.  USB flash drive  Flash FDD Express5800/R120g-2M User's Guide...
  • Page 8: Abbreviations Of Operating Systems (windows)

    Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Windows Server 2008 R2 Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise 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 Express5800/R120g-2M User's Guide...
  • Page 9: Trademarks

    Trademarks Trademarks EXPRESSSCOPE and ExpressUpdate are 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, Pentium, and Xeon are registered trademarks of Intel Corporation of the United States.
  • Page 10: License Agreement Notice

    BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. Express5800/R120g-2M User's Guide...
  • Page 11 OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. This product includes cryptographic software written by Eric Young (eay@cryptsoft.com). This product includes software written by Tim Hudson (tjh@cryptsoft.com). Express5800/R120g-2M User's Guide...
  • Page 12 BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. Express5800/R120g-2M User's Guide...
  • Page 13: Warnings And Additions To This Document

    This manual is subject to change at any time without notice. Do not make copies or alter the manual content without permission from NEC Corporation. If you have any concerns, or discover errors or omissions in this manual, contact your sales representative.
  • Page 14: Warning Label

    Warning label are attached on or near the components with potential hazards. This label is either attached or printed on the component. Do not remove or black out this label and keep it clean. If no label is attached or printed on the server, contact your sales representative. Express5800/R120g-2M User's Guide...
  • Page 15: Handling Precautions (for Proper Operations)

    This server does not support hibernation/standby function.  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/R120g-2M User's Guide...
  • Page 17: Chapter 1 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/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 18: Introduction

    This high performance server is powered by the latest microprocessor "Intel Xeon processor". NEC’s latest technology and architectures realize high-power and high-speed operation that cannot be matched by existing servers. The server is designed with consideration of not only reliability but also expandability, which enables you to use it as a network server.
  • 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/R120g-2M User's Guide...
  • Page 20: Features

    Processor throttle-ring feature  Memory monitoring feature (error correction/error detection)  Memory degeneracy feature (logical isolation of a failed device)  Memory x4 SDDC feature  Memory mirroring, memory LockStep (x8 SDDC), memory sparing features  Memory throttle-ring feature Express5800/R120g-2M User's Guide...
  • Page 21 USB3.0 interface (Front: 2 ports, rear: 2 ports, internal: 1 port)  USB2.0 interface (Rear: 2 ports, internal: 1 port)  Management LAN port (1 port)  With optional LOM card, two to four LAN ports can be added. Express5800/R120g-2M User's Guide...
  • Page 22 3.0: 1slot (x16 lanes) + PCI Express 3.0: 2slots (x4 lanes) by using optional PCI riser card. *7: Can be changed to PCI Express 3.0: 1slot (x16 lanes) + PCI Express 3.0: 2slots (x4 lanes) by using optional PCI riser card. Express5800/R120g-2M User's Guide...
  • Page 23: Firmware And Software Version Management

    3. Features Firmware and Software Version Management Use of NEC ESMPRO Manager, ExpressUpdate Agent, and EXPRESSSCOPE Engine 3 allows you to manage versions of firmware and software as well as update them by applying update packages. This feature automatically updates modules without stopping the system just by specifying the updating packages from NEC ESMPRO Manager.
  • Page 24: Names And Functions Of Parts

    (3)-2: LAN2 connector (7) POWER LED An LED for showing the power status of server. (3)-3: LAN3 connector (See page 31) (3)-4: LAN4 connector LEDs for LAN3 and LAN4 are lit when optional LOM card (N8104-154F/156F) is installed. Express5800/R120g-2M User's Guide...
  • Page 25: Front View (without Front Bezel)

    Hold down the switch for four seconds or more to forcibly turn off the server. The tray of optical disk drive cannot open depending on the (See page 31) connector of display cable. Disconnect the display cable and then open/close the tray. Express5800/R120g-2M User's Guide...
  • Page 26: Rear View

    (10)-3: LAN3 connector (10)-4: LAN4 connector If Shared BMC LAN feature is enabled in ROM Utility, LAN1 connector can also be used as the management LAN. Sharing LAN is not recommended from the point of performance and security. Express5800/R120g-2M User's Guide...
  • Page 27: External View

    Chapter 1 General Description 4. Names and Functions of Parts External View (1) Top Cover (front) (2) Release Button. (3) Top Cover (rear) Express5800/R120g-2M User's Guide...
  • Page 28: Internal View

    -10 FAN5F (option) FAN1 to FAN4 are factory installed. FAN 5 is required in 2-CPU configuration. FAN6 to FAN10 are used when optional redundant fan unit is installed. Support Bar Can install battery unit on this bar. Express5800/R120g-2M User's Guide...
  • Page 29: Motherboard

    Chapter 1 General Description 4. Names and Functions of Parts Motherboard (8)-2 (18) (19) (16) (10) (13) (17) (1)-1 (21) (15) (23) (23) (24) (20) (22) (12) (26) (11) (28) (1)-2 (13) (27) (14) (29) (8)-1 (25) Express5800/R120g-2M User's Guide...
  • Page 30 (24) Connectors for External Devices (See page 26) (13) Unused Connector (25) RAID Controller Connector (14) USB Memory Module Connector (26) USB Connector (front) (15) HDD BP Connector (27) USB Connector for File Backup Unit (28) Power Connector for Expander Board Express5800/R120g-2M User's Guide...
  • Page 31: Status Indicators

    STATUS LED 2 lights/flashes amber if there is a hardware failure. Tips If NEC ESMPRO is installed, you can view error logs to check the causes of failures. If the LED indication does not change even if the action below is performed, contact your sales representative.
  • Page 32: Link/act Led ( 1, 2, 3, 4)

    The server is accessing network. The server is disconnected from network. 4.7.4 Optical Disk Drive Access LED (option) The LED for optical disk drive at the front of the server flashes when a CD or DVD is being accessed. Express5800/R120g-2M User's Guide...
  • Page 33: Uid Led (id)

    Power Capping feature is disabled. Note The Power Capping LED seems to be lit or blinking amber when STATUS LED is lit or blinking amber. The amber STATUS LED indicates a hardware failure. Contact your service representative. Express5800/R120g-2M User's Guide...
  • Page 34: 4.7.7 Led On A Hard Disk Drive

     Do not turn off or reboot the server while a HDD is being rebuilt.  Wait for at least 90 seconds before installing a HDD after removing one.  Do not replace a HDD while another HDD is being rebuilt. Express5800/R120g-2M User's Guide...
  • Page 35: 4.7.8 Leds For Lan Connectors

    When an optional LOM card N8104-154F is installed: SPEED LED SPEED LED LINK/ACT Management LAN LAN connectors connector LINK/ACT LED When an optional LOM card N8104-155F is installed: SPEED LED SPEED LED LINK/ACT Management LAN LAN connectors connector LINK/ACT LED Express5800/R120g-2M User's Guide...
  • Page 36 The port is operating with 10BASE-T interface. N8104-155F 10GBASE-T LOM Card (2ch) SPEED LED pattern Description On (green) The port is operating with 10BASE-T interface. On (amber) The port is operating with 1000BASE-T interface. The port is operating with 10BASE-TX interface. Express5800/R120g-2M User's Guide...
  • Page 37: 4.7.9 Ac Power Led On Power Unit

    Power unit is failing. Contact your sales representative. Blinking (amber) Power unit is failing. Contact your sales representative. The power is not supplied to the server. Connect the power cable. If it is already connected, contact your sales representative. Express5800/R120g-2M User's Guide...
  • Page 38: Chapter 2 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/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 39: 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 40: Overview Of Installation And Removal

    9. Depending on the components to be installed or removed, follow the procedure in order. See Chapter 2 (1.9 TPM Kit) to (1.21 Use of Internal Hard Disk Drives in the RAID System). 10. Mount the support bar. See Chapter 2 (1.23 Installing Support Bar). Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 41 See Chapter 2 (1.27 Power Supply Unit). 16. Attach Front Bezel. See Chapter 2 (1.28 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/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 42: 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. UID switch UID switch Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 43: Removing Front Bezel

    (3) Pull the bezel (2) Pull and rotate about 10 degrees Hook Views from above Note Be careful not to press the POWER Switch. Important If you fail to remove the front bezel properly, the front bezel might be damaged. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 44: Removing Top Cover

    Screw holes on the place where front and rear top covers overlap each other, are not used. 4. Loosen the cap screw of Top Cover (rear), and slide the cover toward the rear of the server. 5. Lift Top Cover (rear) and remove it from the server. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 45: Removing Pci Riser Card Unit

    1. See steps 1 to 6 in Chapter 2 (1.2 Overview of Installation and Removal) for preparations. 2. Remove the four screws from PCI riser card unit. 3. Lift the PCI riser card unit, and remove it from the server. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 46: Removing Support Bar

    3.5-inch backup device 1. See steps 1 to 7 in Chapter 2 (1.2 Overview of Installation and Removal) for preparations. 2. Remove the two screws from support bar. 3. Lift the support bar, and remove it from the server. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 47: Removing Air Duct

    2. Lift the air duct, and remove it from the server. Important Before removing the air duct, pull the cables upward and remove it. Otherwise, cables may be damaged if they are pulled together with air duct. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 48: Tpm Kit

    1. See steps 1 to 7 in Chapter 2 (1.2 Overview of Installation and Removal) for preparations. 2. Install TPM Kit and secure it by pushing the nylon rivet attached to TPM Kit. Important TPM Kit once installed cannot be removed. Ask your sales representative if you want to remove the TPM kit. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 49: Processor (cpu)

     To avoid static electricity, see Chapter 1 (1.8 Anti-static Measures) in Safety Precautions ans 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 50: Installation

    4. Remove the protective cover from the CPU socket. Note Keep the removed protective cover for future use. " once to unlatch it from the hook, and then slowly 5. Push down the socket lever marked with " open the lever until it stops. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 51  Pay attention not to touch the bottom of the CPU. Note  Insert the CPU while aligning the notch on the CPU with the key on the CPU socket.  Bring down the CPU straight without tilting or sliding it in the socket. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 52 12. Put the heat sink on the CPU and temporarily tighten the four screws diagonally, and then tighten them securely. Make sure that the screw aligns with the screw hole. If not, the screw may damage the motherboard. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 53: Replacement / Removal

    Also follow the steps below if the CPU was removed. 1. Mount the protective cover to CPU socket. 2. Secure the dummy cover to the socket with four screws. 3. Remove the additional fan unit. 4. Mount the fan cover. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 54: Dimm

    - Windows Server 2008 Enterprise, Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise : 1TB - Windows Server 2012 ,Windows Server 2012 R2: 4TB *2: Up to 1 TB on virtual machine *3: Up to 4 TB on virtual machine. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 55: Memory Clock

    2133 MHz 128GB DDR4-2400 TSV REG Memory Kit (2x64GB) N8102-669 16GB DDR4-2400 REG Memory Kit (2x8GB) N8102-670 32GB DDR4-2400 REG Memory Kit (2x16GB) N8102-672 24GB DDR4-2400 REG Memory Kit (3x8GB) N8102-673 48GB DDR4-2400 REG Memory Kit (3x16GB) Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 56 16GB DDR4-2400 REG Memory Kit (2x8GB) N8102-670 2400 MHz N8101-1040F 32GB DDR4-2400 REG Memory Kit (2x16GB) (E5-2690v4) N8102-672 N8101-1041F 24GB DDR4-2400 REG Memory Kit (3x8GB) (E5-2697v4) N8101-1042F (E5-2697Av4) N8102-673 N8101-1043F 48GB DDR4-2400 REG Memory Kit (3x16GB) (E5-2698v4) N8101-1044F (E5-2699v4) Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 57: Memory Ras Feature

    (2x64GB) N8102-669 16GB DDR4-2400 REG Memory Kit   (2x8GB) N8102-670 32GB DDR4-2400 REG Memory Kit   (2x16GB) N8102-672 24GB DDR4-2400 REG Memory Kit  (3x8GB) N8102-673 48GB DDR4-2400 REG Memory Kit  (3x16GB) : Supported Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 58: Dimm Installation Order

    CPU1_DIMM 12 CPU1_DIMM 10 CPU1_DIMM 6 CPU1_DIMM 2 CPU1_DIMM 9 CPU1_DIMM 5 CPU1_DIMM 1 CPU2_DIMM 3 CPU2_DIMM 7 CPU2_DIMM 11 CPU2_DIMM 4 CPU2_DIMM 8 CPU2_DIMM 12 CPU2_DIMM 10 CPU2_DIMM 6 CPU2_DIMM 2 CPU2_DIMM 9 CPU2_DIMM 5 CPU2_DIMM 1 Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 59: Installation

    9. Set the size of Paging File to the recommended size (1.5x total memory size) or more. If using a Windows OS, see Chapter 1 (6.1 Specifying Memory Dump Settings (Debug Information)) in "Installation Guide (Windows)". For other OS, follow the manual of the OS. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 60: Removal / Replacement

    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. Follow the steps below after replacing or removing DIMMs. 1. Confirm that no error messages are displayed on POST. If any error message is displayed, see Chapter 3 (1.
  • Page 61 CPU1_DIMM9 to DIMM11 6 set Available CPU2_DIMM1 to DIMM3, CPU2_DIMM5 to DIMM7, CPU2_DIMM9 to DIMM11 CPU1_DIMM1 to DIMM12, 7 set Available CPU2_DIMM1 to DIMM3,CPU2_DIMM5 to DIMM7, CPU2_DIMM9 to DIMM11 Available 8 set CPU1_DIMM1 to DIMM12, CPU2_DIMM1 to DIMM12 (recommended) Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 62: Using Memory Ras Feature

    The memory area on the motherboard of the server is divided into four memory channels. Memory controller Memory controller Memory Mirroring, Memory Lock Step, and Memory Sparing features keep memory redundancy between memory channels by monitoring or altering memory active/inactive status, respectively. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 63 Data 2 Data 2 Data 3 Data 3 Memory controller Data 4 Data 4 Mirror set Mirror set Mirror set Mirror set Mirror set Mirror set Tips The operating system recognizes a half of the total physical capacity. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 64 In Memory Mirroring configuration, Memory RAS Mode menu is changed from "Mirroring" to "Independent" in the following cases:  When you additionally install DIMMs that unable to configure Memory Mirroring  When you remove DIMMs that takes down Memory Mirroring Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 65  DIMMs used in LockStep set must be of the same model number. Memory controller LockStep Set LockStep Set LockStep Set LockStep Set LockStep Set LockStep Set Memory controller LockStep Set LockStep Set LockStep Set LockStep Set LockStep Set LockStep Set Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 66 In Memory Lock Step configuration, Memory RAS Mode menu is changed from "Lock Step" to "Independent" in the following cases:  When you additionally install DIMMs that unable to configure Memory Lock Step  When you remove DIMMs that takes down Memory Lock Step Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 67 The following table shows configuration allowable for memory sparing and system logical memory capacity. Memory capacity Number of Number of CPUs DIMMs 8GB DIMM 16GB DIMM 20GB 40GB 40GB 80GB 60GB 120GB 80GB 160GB 40GB 80GB 80GB 160GB 120GB 240GB 160GB 320GB Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 68  After restart, run SETUP again, and check if "Spared" is displayed for the following parameter. Advanced  Memory Configuration  Memory Information  CPUx_DIMMx Status  Installation order depends on CPU configuration. See the figure below. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 69 In Memory Sparing configuration, Memory RAS Mode menu is changed to "Independent" in the following cases:  When you additionally install DIMMs that unable to configure Memory Sparing  When you remove DIMMs that takes down Memory Sparing Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 70: Flash Backup Unit For Raid Controller

    1. See steps 1 to 6 in Chapter 2 (1.2 Overview of Installation and Removal) for preparations. 2. Put the FBU on support bar. Secure the FBU bracket that comes with FBU with the screw. 3. Connect the FBU control cable (650 mm) that comes with FBU. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 71 8. Install the RAID Controller bracket to RAID Controller using two screws you have removed in Step 4. 9. Install RAID Controller to the RAID Controller connector on motherboard, using two screws you have removed in Step 7. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 72 11. Disconnect USB cable (for front) from motherboard. 12. Connect Mini SAS HD cable to RAID Controller. 13. Connect USB cable (for front) to motherboard. 14. Connect PCI riser card unit to a slot on motherboard and secure it with screws. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 73: Removal

    Mini SAS cable to RAID Controller. 5. Remove one screw from the blank cover on the PCI riser card unit on which you are going to mount the RAID Controller, then remove the blank cover. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 74: Removing Fbu

    Step 5. 7. Connect the PCI riser card unit to the slot on motherboard, and secure it with screws. 1.12.5 Removing FBU Remove the FBU in reverse order of installation procedure. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 75: Lom Card

    Follow steps below to install LOM Card. 1. See steps 1 to 6 in Chapter 2 (1.2 Overview of Installation and Removal) for preparations. 2. Remove the screw from the bracket. Screw 3. Undo two screws and then remove the bracket. Screw Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 76 6. Use the two screws you have removed in Step 2 to mount the port cover that comes with LOM Card. 1.13.2 Removal Remove LOM Card in reverse order of installation steps. Important To maintain the cooling effect in the server, install the blank cover in the vacant LOM Card slot. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 77: Additional / Redundant Fan Unit

    Install fan units in the slot FAN1F to 4F in 1-CPU configuration. Install fan units in the slot FAN1F to 5F in 2-CPU configuration. Important If adding a fan unit along with additional CPU, see Chapter 2 (1.10 Processor (CPU) for preparation. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 78: Installation

    In 2-CPU configuration: "Install redundant fan units to slots FAN 1F to 5F. 3. Insert fan unit straight into the slot for additional fan unit. When the fan unit is inserted to the end, it is locked with clicking sound. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 79: Replacement / Removal

    Be sure to observe the following precautions to use the server safely. Failure to observe the precautions may cause burns, injury, and property damage. For details, refer to Safety Precautions and Regulatory Notices.  Pay attention to electric hazard. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 80: Backup Device

    The server supports backup device such as magnetic tape drive. Important  Use only the backup device specified by NEC.  Available unit size is 3.5 inch (about 9 cm) in width, 1.6 inch (about 4 cm) in height. 1.15.1 Installation Take the steps below to install the backup device.
  • Page 81 6. Insert the carrier into expansion bay. When the device is completely inserted, it is locked with clicking sound. Note Pay attention not to pinch the cable when inserting the device. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 82 10. Make sure that no error messages are displayed on POST screen. For details on POST error messages, refer to Chapter 3 (1. POST Error Message) in "Maintenance Guide". 11. Install the driver for backup device. 1.15.2 Removal Remove the backup device in reverse order of installation steps. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 83: Pci Riser Card

    4. Remove the two screws securing the PCI riser card. Slide the PCI riser card to the direction of the arrow and remove it. 5. Reverse the procedure in step 4 to install the PCI riser card to the PCI riser card unit. Screws Screws 1.16.3 Removal To remove a PCI riser card, reverse the installation procedure. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 84: Pci Card

    Slot 1A dedicated for RAID Controller PCIe slot 1C (Full height) PCIe slot 2C (Full height) PCIe slot 3C (Full height) PCIe slot 1C (N8116-34/34A) PCIe slot 2C (N8116-34/34A) PCIe slot 1C (N8116-45) PCIe slot 2C (N8116-45) PCIe slot 3C (N8116-45) Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 85 For a RAID Controller, LAN card (network boot), or Fibre Channel controller, if a hard disk drive on which an OS is installed is connected, set the option ROM for that slot to Enabled. See Chapter 2 (1. System BIOS) in "Maintenance Guide" for how to specify it. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 86: Supported Pci Cards And Available Slots

    1000BASE-T Adapter (4ch) – –       For additional LAN [PCI Express 2.0(x4)] port.       N8104-145 1000BASE-T Adapter (2ch) – – For additional LAN [PCI Express 2.0(x4)] port. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 87 N8104-161 if needed. Supports teaming (AFT/SFT/ALB) and bonding with an additional 10-BASE-SFP+ adapter. N8117-01A Additional RS-232C connector *3 – –  – –    For additional serial port B (RS-232C). Only one card can be mounted. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 88 [PCI Express 3.0(x8)] N8190-158A Fibre Channel Controller (2ch) – –      (16Gbps/Optical) [PCI Express 3.0(x8)] N8104-150 1000BASE-T Adapter (1ch) – –      For additional LAN port. [PCI Express 2.0(x1)] Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 89 [PCI Express 3.0(x8)] N8104-158 10GBASE Adapter (SFP+/2ch) – –      For additional LAN port (Intel NIC). Prepare SFP+ module N8104-129 if needed. Supports teaming (AFT/SFT/ALB) and bonding with an additional 10-BASE-SFP+ adapter. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 90 - The text in square brackets in the Product name column indicates the maximum performance of the card. - If the performance of the PCI slot and the installed PCI card differs, the PCI card operates with a lower performance. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 91      N8104-129 if needed. [PCI Express 2.0(x8)] N8104-154F 1000BASE-T LOM Card (4ch) –  – – – – – – For additional LAN [PCI Express 2.0(x4)] port. Card type: PCI Express 2.0 (x8) Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 92 - The text in square brackets in the Product name column indicates the maximum performance of the card. - If the performance of the PCI slot and the installed PCI card differs, the PCI card operates with a lower performance. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 93: Installation

     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. 4. Secure the PCI card with the screw you removed in step 4. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 94: Removal

    Run SETUP and change boot order in Boot menu as needed. See Chapter 2 (1. System BIOS) in "Maintenance Guide" for how to specify it. If using the server with the PCI card removed, attach the blank cover that comes with the riser card unit. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 95: Installing Raid Controller

    1. See steps 1 to 6 in Chapter 2 (1.2 Overview of Installation and Removal) for preparations. 2. Remove the four screws and remove PCI riser card unit. 3. Remove the two screws from RAID Controller, and remove PCI bracket. 4. Remove the two screws from server chassis, and remove RAID Controller bracket. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 96 Connect another end of SAS/SATA cable that has been connected to connector (Ports 4-7) on RAID Controller, to the connector on backplane. 11. Continue to install or remove internal optional devices, mount and connect the server, and turn it on. When using optional RAID Controller (N8103-179) See Chapter 2 (1.12.4 Installing FBU). Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 97: Additional 2.5-inch Hdd Cage

    1. See steps 1 to 7 in Chapter 2 (1.2 Overview of Installation and Removal) for preparations. 2. Remove the six screws from protective cover, and remove the protective cover. 3. Remove the blank cover of 2.5-inch HDD cage by pulling it toward you. 4. Install the additional 2.5-inch HDD cage. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 98 6. Disconnect SAS cable from the factory-installed HDD cage. 7. Install expander board to Expansion Bay and secure it with four screws provided with 2.5-inch HDD cage. 8. Connect the SAS cable (short) provided with 2.5-inch additional HDD cage to RAID Controller and Expander board. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 99 12. Install support bar, PCI riser card unit, and then install the top cover. 13. Attach the ID label to the front face of chassis. 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Note Keep the removed blank cover for future use. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 100: Removal

    Chapter 2 Preparations 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices 1.18.2 Removal To remove an additional HDD cage, reverse the installation procedure above. Important To maintain the cooling effect in the server, install the blank cover in the vacant slot. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 101: Inch Pcle Ssd Mounting Kit

    2. Remove the screws (6 screws) of the protection cover and remove the protection cover. 3. Draw out and remove the blank cover of the 2.5-inch Additional HDD cage bay. 4. Install the 2.5-inch PCle SSD cage. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 102 6. Connect the attached SGPIO cable to the standard HDD cage and the 2.5-inch PCIe SSD cage. 7. Connect the attached DC cable to the motherboard and the 2.5-inch PCIe SSD cage. 8. Attach the PCI bracket to the switch card with screws (2 screws). Screws Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 103 11. Attach the support bar and the riser card unit and attach the top cover. 12. Attach the ID label on the front surface of the chassis. 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Note Keep the removed blank cover for future use. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 104 1. Installing Internal Optional Devices 1.19.2 Removal To remove the 2.5-inch PCle SSD mounting kit, reverse the installation procedure above. Important To maintain the cooling effect in the server, install the blank cover in the vacant slot. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 105: Optical Disk Drive

    3. Remove a single screw from the tray you have removed in Step 2, and remove the bracket. 4. Remove the dummy cover. Note Keep the removed screws and dummy cover for future use. 5. Install the optical disk drive to the tray. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 106: Removal

    2. 7. Insert the optical disk drive and secure the drive tray. 8. Connect a cable to the optical disk drive. 1.20.2 Removal To remove an optical disk drive, reverse the installation procedure above. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 107: Use Of Internal Hard Disk Drives In The Raid System

    (capacity, rotational speed, and standard). Tips  Logical Drives can be created even with only one Physical Device.  When using SAS hard disk drive, SAS SSD, or SATA SSD, it must be connected to RAID Controller. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 108: Connecting Cables

    Slots 0-3 Ports 4-7 Slots 4-7 Ports 0-3 Optional RAID Controller Backplane Hard Disk Drive SLOT 0 SLOT 1 Ports 0-3 MINISAS1 SLOT 2 SLOT 3 SLOT 4 SLOT 5 Ports 4-7 MINISAS2 SLOT 6 SLOT 7 Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 109 Slot 7 Ports 4 to 7 MINISAS2 MINISAS4 Additional 2.5-inch HDD Slot 8 cage (2A1, 2A9) Slot 9 MINISAS1 Slot 10 Slot 11 MINISAS5 Additional 2.5-inch HDD Slot 12 cage Slot 13 MINISAS2 Slot 14 Slot 15 Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 110: Notes On Building Raid System

    Up to 31 logical drives can be created. Do not create 32 or more logical drives Important  Build a Disk Array in the RAID System using hard disk drives that have the same specifications (capacity, rotational speed, and standard). Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 111: Installing Air Duct

    1. Put the Top Cover straight on the server chassis so that it can be surely engaged with the chassis frame. 2. Slide the Top Cover toward the front of the server. 3. Tighten the fixing screw on rear of the server. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 112: Hard Disk Drive

    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. Note the following precautions to install hard disk drives.
  • Page 113: Installation

    4. Unlock the handle of the tray. 5. Hold the tray firmly and insert it into the slot. Note  Push it all the way until the handle’s lock touches the frame.  Hold the tray firmly with both hands. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 114: Removal

    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 ...
  • Page 115: Replacing A Hard Disk Drive In The Raid System (auto Rebuild)

    Leave an interval of at least 90 seconds between a hard disk drive removal and a hard disk drive installation.  Do not replace a disk during the auto rebuilding of another hard disk drive (during an auto rebuild, DISK LEDs 1 and 2 on the hard disk drive blink green and amber respectively). Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 116: Power Supply Unit

    See Chapter 2 (1. System BIOS) in "Maintenance Guide", change parameters as shown below, save the settings and exit from SETUP. Server  Power Control Configuration  Cold Redundant Mode  Enabled Run SETUP again, and check if the status of Cold Redundant Mode shows Enabled in Server menu. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 117: Installation

    1. See steps 1 to 4 in Chapter 2 (1.2 Overview of Installation and Removal) for preparations. 2. Remove the blank cover. Note Keep the removed blank cover for future use. 3. Insert the power supply unit until it is locked with clicking sound. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 118 See Chapter 3 (1. POST Error Message) in “Maintenance Guide” for details on POST error messages. If AC POWER LEDs are off, reinstall the power supply units. If the same error occurs, contact with your sales representative. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 119: Replacing A Failing Power Supply Unit

    To maintain the cooling effect in the server, be sure to install the blank cover in the vacant slot. 6. Install the new power supply unit taking steps 3 to 6 of "Installation", and confirm that the power supply unit is installed normally. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 120: Installing Front Bezel

    1.28 Installing Front Bezel When installing Front Bezel, set it in the correct position and push it straight. After installing Front Bezel, lock it with Bezel Lock Key. Important Be careful not to press the POWER Switch. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 121: Installation And Connection

     Do not leave more than one device being pulled out from the rack.  Do not provide the wiring for the server to exceed the rating of the power supply.  Do not use the server in the environment where corrosive gas is generated. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 122 Place where the power cord of the server must be connected to an AC outlet that shares the outlet of another device with large power consumption  Place near equipment that generates power noise (e.g., contact spark at power-on/power-off of commercial power supply through a relay).  Environment where operation of the server is not guaranteed Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 123: Installing The Server To The Rack Or Removing It From The Rack

    Review airflow in the rack and room and take sufficient measures so that the internal temperature will not exceed the operational temperature during operation. Air enters the server from the front and exits from the rear. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 124 Chapter 2 Preparations 2. Installation and Connection Installation This server can be mounted to a rack made by NEC or other companies. Mount the server to a rack in the following procedure. Preparation  Checking rails  Installing inner and outer rails Important Rail for left side has different shape from that for right side.
  • Page 125 Make sure that the rail is installed at the same height as the other rail already installed. Important Confirm that the rail are securely locked so that they will not fall off. Tips Although the rail may be somewhat unsteady, it is not defective. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 126  Do not attempt to lift the server with single person.  Do not drop.  Do not leave the server being pulled out.  Do not install with the cover removed.  Do not get your fingers caught. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 127 3. When the server is pushed into the rack and is locked, push the server to the end while pulling the release levers (blue) on both sides of the server. Rail stopper レールストッパー 4. Push the server until its lock on front panel clicks. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 128  While more than one person is supporting the bottom part of the server, slowly pull out the server.  Do not apply pressure on the server from top when it is being pulled out. Doing so cause the server to drop. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 129 Locking mechanism Unlock lever ロック解除レバー ロック機構 3. While pressing the lever on outer rail, push the outer rail toward inside of the rack, then remove it. FRONT REAR Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 130: 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/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 131 Hub, switching hub, etc. Connect the power cord to a circuit breaker of up to 15 A. Either one can connect with a display unit. Note The serial port cannot be used to connect with leased line. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 132: Connecting To Uninterruptible Power Supply (ups)

    To change the settings, select Server and then AC-LINK in BIOS Setup Utility, and change the displayed parameters. Select Power On to perform automatic operations by using the UPS. For details, see Chapter 3 (BIOS Setup Utility(SETUP)). Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 133: Chapter 3 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/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 134: Turning On The Server

    POWER LED is turned on green and after a while, logo appears on the display. Important Do not connect or disconnect USB device while POST is running. 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/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 135: Post

    3. If <Esc> key is pressed, the logo disappears and the details of POST are displayed. Tips If Quiet Boot is Disabled from Boot menu in BIOS settings, the logo is not displayed and POST execution result is displayed.. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 136 ・The signature of the Boot image in a bootable device is illegal. In such cases, turn off the server and check that the signature of the boot image in a bootable device is correct. Connect the device for which Secure Boot is enabled to the server and restart. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 137: Post Error Messages

    Chapter 3 (1. POST Error Message) in "Maintenance Guide". Note Take notes on the indication displayed on display unit before consulting with your sales representative. Alarm messages are useful information for maintenance. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 138: Bios Setup Utility (setup)

     If you wish to restore the setting to default values, select Save & Exit and then Load Setup Defaults.  The default value might be different from the factory setting.  You cannot restore the default value in the following submenus in Advanced menu: – iSCSI Configuration submenu – UEFI Driver Configuration submenu Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 139: Description On On-screen Items And Key Usage

    Quit without saving? [Yes]  <F1> key Press this key to display help information. If you need help using SETUP, press this key. Press <Esc> key to go back to the original screen. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 140  <F4> key If you press this key, the following window appears. If you select Yes, the parameter you configured is saved and SETUP closes. Save configuration and exit? [Yes] Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 141: Cases That Require Configuration

    Boot  Bootup Numlock State  ON or OFF On/Off the function to display Boot  Quite Boot  Disabled By pressing <Esc> key, prevent NEC logo during POST the display of the logo. Memory Add or change DIMM Advanced  Memory Configuration ...
  • Page 142 Keep the power OFF even Server  Power Control Configuration when UPS supplies power.  AC-LINK  Stay off The factory setting is that “the Boot Mode menu” is set as “UEFI” and “the X2APCI menu” is set as “Enabled”. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 143: Expressscope Engine 3

    Press <F2> SETUP, <F3> Internal Flash Memory, <F4> ROM Utility, <F12> Network 2. Press the <F4> key while the message is being displayed to launch ROM Utility. 3. Select your keyboard type on Keyboard Selection screen. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 144 6. Connect the LAN cable to the management LAN connector in order to connect to the network. It will be available for use if you access EXPRESSSCOPE Engine 3 via Web browser from management PC according to the setting. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 145: Expressbuilder

    Ensure a CD/DVD is removed from the server, turn on the server, and then press <F3> key during POST. Windows Application You can run EXPRESSBUILDER by clicking the shortcut of NEC EXPRESSBUILDER on the desktop after installing Windows and Starter Pack.
  • Page 146: 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/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 147: Turning Off The Server

    UPS or the documentation for the application controlling the UPS. 1. Shut down the OS. 2. The server automatically turns off after the OS shuts down. Confirm that POWER LED is OFF. 3. Turn off peripheral devices. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 148: Chapter 4 Appendix

    NEC Express5800 Series Express5800/R120g-2M Appendix Specifications Interrupt Lines Glossary Revision Record Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 149: Specifications

    448.0 mm  734.7 mm  87.2 mm (front bezel / protrusions / inner rails excluded) 482.6 mm  776.4 mm  87.5 mm (front bezel / protrusions / inner rails included) Weight (Minimum *3/ Max.) 18.1 kg / 32.0 kg (including rails) Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 150 Redundant fan configuration is available in an environment where ambient temperature is 10 to 35ºC. If you want to use the server in an environment where ambient temperature is 40ºC, you need to prepare N8181-125 Additional Redundant Fan Unit. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 151 100 VAC/200 VAC ± 10%, 50/60 Hz ± 3 Hz (Power cable is a required option.) 800 W 80 PLUS Titanium compliant (bipolar grounded outlet) (hot-plug available) (Max: 2) 100 VAC/200 VAC ± 10%, 50/60 Hz ± 3 Hz (Power cable is a required option.) Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 152 Redundant fan configuration is available in an environment where ambient temperature is 10 to 35ºC. If you want to use the server in an environment where ambient temperature is 40ºC, you need to prepare N8181-125 Additional Redundant Fan Unit. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 153 100 VAC/200 VAC ± 10%, 50/60 Hz ± 3 Hz (Power cable is a required option.) 800 W 80 PLUS Titanium compliant (bipolar grounded outlet) (hot-plug available) (Max: 2) 100 VAC/200 VAC ± 10%, 50/60 Hz ± 3 Hz (Power cable is a required option.) Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 154 Redundant fan configuration is available in an environment where ambient temperature is 10 to 35ºC. If you want to use the server in an environment where ambient temperature is 40ºC, you need to prepare N8181-125 Additional Redundant Fan Unit. Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 155: Interrupt Lines

    As factory settings, interrupt lines are assigned as follows. Peripheral Device (Controller) Peripheral Device (Controller) System timer SM Bus  Numeric data processor   COM 2 serial port  COM 1 serial port SATA  Real-time clock Microsoft ACPI-Compliant System Motherboard resource Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 156: Glossary

    Software for managing plural servers on network. NEC ESMPRO ServerAgentService Software for monitoring the server. This works with NEC ESMPRO Manager. You can choose Service Mode or Non-Service Mode when installing this software. Service Mode resides as the OS service and Non-Service Mode does not use the OS service to reduce the OS resources such as memory or CPU.
  • Page 157: Revision Record

    Chapter 4 Appendix 4. Revision Record Revision Record Revision (Document Number) Date Issued Description 10.112.02-101.01 April 2016 Newly created 10.112.02-101.02 May 2016 Thoroughly revised Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide...
  • Page 158 NEC Express Server Express5800/R120g-2M User’s Guide May 2016 NEC Corporation 7-1 Shiba 5-Chome, Minato-Ku Tokyo 108-8001, Japan © NEC Corporation 2016 The contents of this manual may not be copied or altered without the prior written permission of NEC Corporation.

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