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NEC Express Server
Express5800 Series
Express5800/R320d-E4
Model Number: N8800-184F, EXP320P
Express5800/R320d-M4
Model Number: N8800-185F, EXP320Q
Installation Guide (VMware 5.5)
Chapter 1 Installing OS
Chapter 2 Installing Bundled Software
Chapter 3 Configuring the Separate Log Server
30.104.03-103.02
December 2014
© NEC Corporation 2014

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  • Page 1 NEC Express Server Express5800 Series Express5800/R320d-E4 Model Number: N8800-184F, EXP320P Express5800/R320d-M4 Model Number: N8800-185F, EXP320Q Installation Guide (VMware 5.5) Chapter 1 Installing OS Chapter 2 Installing Bundled Software Chapter 3 Configuring the Separate Log Server 30.104.03-103.02 December 2014 © NEC Corporation 2014...
  • Page 2: Documents For This Product

    Upgrading the System hardware Chapter 3: Useful Features Useful features and the detail of system BIOS settings, SAS Configuration Utility, and EXPRESSBUILDER Other documents Provides the detail of NEC ESMPRO and the other features. Express5800/R320d-E4, R320d-M4 Installation Guide (VMware 5.5)
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Chapter 1 Installing OS ..........................12 Setup Procedure ............................13 Requirements for Setup ........................14 Preparations for Setup ........................15 1.2.1 Prepare NEC Express5800/ft series ..................15 1.2.2 Prepare external storage device ..................17 Enabling internal disk ........................18 Enabling FC card ..........................21 Disabling OS Boot Monitoring Function ...................25 Setting HBA configuration by using QLogic ..................27...
  • Page 4 Chapter 2 Installing Bundled Software ......................68 Bundled Software for the Server ........................69 NEC ESMPRO Agent ........................69 1.1.1 Preinclination ........................70 1.1.2 Install NEC ESMPRO Agent....................71 Bundled Software for Management PC ......................73 NEC ESMPRO Manager .........................73 Chapter 3 Configuring the Separate Log Server ...................74 Steps for Configuring the Separate Log Server...................75...
  • Page 5: Notations Used In This Document

    Notations Used in This Document Notations Used in This Document Notations used in the text In addition to safety-related symbols urging caution, 3 other types of notations are used in this document. These notations have the following meanings. Important Indicates critical items that must be followed when handling the hardware or operating software.
  • Page 6: Trademarks

    Trademarks Trademarks EXPRESSSCOPE is a registered trademark of NEC Corporation. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Server, and MS-DOS 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. AT is a registered trademark of International Business Machines Corporation of the United States and other countries.
  • Page 7: Regulatory Notices

    BSMI Statement Korean KC Standards Registration NO. : KCC-REM-NEC-EXP320Q Basic Model Number : EXP320Q Trade Name or Registrant : NEC CORPORATION Equipment Name : FT Server Manufacturer : NEC CORPORATION Turkish RoHS information relevant for Turkish market EEE Yönetmeliğine Uygundur.
  • Page 8 Regulatory Notices Japan <本装置の利用目的について> 本製品は、高速処理が可能であるため、高性能コンピュータの平和的利用に関する日本政 府の指導対象になっております。 ご使用に際しましては、下記の点につきご注意いただけますよう、よろしくお願いいたし ます。 本製品は不法侵入、盗難等の危険がない場所に設置してください。 パスワード等により適切なアクセス管理をお願いいたします。 大量破壊兵器およびミサイルの開発、ならびに製造等に関わる不正なアクセスが行われる おそれがある場合には、事前に弊社相談窓口までご連絡ください。 不正使用が発覚した場合には、速やかに弊社相談窓口までご連絡ください。 弊社相談窓口 ファーストコンタクトセンター 電話番号 03-3455-5800 注 意 この装置は、クラスA情報技術装置です。この装置を家庭環境で使用すると電波妨害を引 き起こすことがあります。この場合には使用者が適切な対策を講ずるよう要求されること があります。 VCCI-A 高調波適合品 この装置は、高調波電流規格 JIS C 61000-3-2 適合品です。 :JIS C 61000-3-2 適合品とは、日本工業規格「電磁両立性-第 3-2 部:限度値-高調波電流発生限度値(1 相 当たりの入力電流が 20A 以下の機器)」に基づき、商用電力系統の高調波環境目標レベルに適合して設計・製 造した製品です。 回線への接続について...
  • Page 9 Regulatory Notices the Ukraine English Declaration of Conformity with the requirements of Technical Regulation on the Restriction Of the use of certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (adopted by Order №1057 of Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine) The Product is in conformity with the requirements of Technical Regulation on the Restriction Of the use of certain Hazardous Substances in electrical and electronic equipment (TR on RoHS).
  • Page 10 Regulatory Notices Декларация о Соответствии Russian Требованиям Технического Регламента об Ограничении Использования некоторых Вредных Веществ в электрическом и электронном оборудовании (утверждённого Постановлением №1057 Кабинета Министров Украины) Изделие соответствует требованиям Технического Регламента об Ограничении Использования некоторых Вредных Веществ в электрическом и электронном оборудовании...
  • Page 11: Warnings And Additions To This Document

    The contents of this document may change without prior notice. Do not make copies or alter the document content without permission from NEC Corporation. Every effort has been made to ensure the completeness of this document. However, if you have any concerns, or discover errors or omissions, please contact your retailer.
  • Page 12: Chapter 1 Installing Os

    NEC Express5800 Series Express5800/R320d-E4, R320d-M4 Installing OS This chapter describes how to install OS. Read through this chapter to set up the system correctly. 1. Setup Procedure Describes how to set up VMware. 2. Procedures after Completion of Installation Describes how to confirm kernel version and ft control software version, and precautions when changing configuration after setup.
  • Page 13: Setup Procedure

    Chapter 1 Installing OS 1. Setup Procedure Setup Procedure The flow-chart below illustrates the flow of the setup procedures for the server. 1.1 Requirements for Setup 1.2 Preparations for Setup Use Internal Disk Use Internal Disk Use External Storage Use External Storage 1.4 Enabling FC card 1.3 Enabling internal disk 1.5 Disabling OS Boot Monitoring Function...
  • Page 14: Requirements For Setup

    Chapter 1 Installing OS 1. Setup Procedure Requirements for Setup The followings are required. Components provided with the device:  ft control software 5.1.1 for VMware vSphere 5.5 Update1 Install DVD  User’s Guide  Installation Guide (this manual)  Maintenance Guide VMware ESXi 5.5 Update1 Install DVD: Visit the VMware's web site shown below, and download the install image for VMware ESXi 5.5 Update1 (VMware's original).
  • Page 15: Preparations For Setup

    Preparations for Setup Before SETUP, be sure to do the following. IF YOU DO NOT PREPARE, SETUP CANNOT BE PERFORMED PROPERLY. 1.2.1 Prepare NEC Express5800/ft series The components shown below are required for setup. To install ESXi on internal disk,...
  • Page 16 With the power of the server off, follow the steps below: Note Make sure that the System POWER LED on the front panel is unlit. Prepare NEC Express5800/ft series. Follow the instructions below to prepare. <When installing or reinstalling ESXi to the internal disk>...
  • Page 17: Prepare External Storage Device

    Chapter 1 Installing OS 1. Setup Procedure 1.2.2 Prepare external storage device Note the following when installing ESXi on the external storage device. Disk size required for installation Secure at least 25 GB area in boot LUN to install the ESXi host and the ft control system. Express5800/R320d-E4, R320d-M4 Installation Guide (VMware 5.5)
  • Page 18: Enabling Internal Disk

    After a while, the "NEC" logo will appear on the screen. Tips While the "NEC" logo is displayed on the screen, the server performs a power-on self test (POST) to check itself. For details, refer to Chapter 3 (1.1 POST Check) in User’s Guide.
  • Page 19 Chapter 1 Installing OS 1. Setup Procedure Run POST. After a while, the following message appears at lower left of the screen. Press <F2> SETUP, <F4> ROM Utility, <F12> Network If you press F2, SETUP will start after POST, and the Main menu appears. (You can also start SETUP by pressing F2 while expanding option ROM.) <...
  • Page 20 Chapter 1 Installing OS 1. Setup Procedure Move the cursor onto “SAS Option ROM Scan” and press Enter. Parameters will be displayed. < Example > Among the parameters, choose “Enabled” and press Enter. The current display of the configuration for SAS Option ROM Scan will be changed to “Enabled”. Select an item other than SAS Option ROM Scan, and press Enter.
  • Page 21: Enabling Fc Card

    After a while, the "NEC" logo will appear on the screen. Tips While the "NEC" logo is displayed on the screen, the server performs a power-on self test (POST) to check itself. For details, refer to Chapter 3 (1.1 POST Check) in User’s Guide.
  • Page 22 Chapter 1 Installing OS 1. Setup Procedure Run POST. After a while, the following message appears at lower left of the screen. Press <F2> SETUP, <F4> ROM Utility, <F12> Network If you press F2, SETUP will start after POST, and the Main menu appears. (You can also start SETUP by pressing F2 while expanding option ROM.) <...
  • Page 23 Chapter 1 Installing OS 1. Setup Procedure Move the cursor onto “PCI Slot x Option ROM” (x: the slot where FC card is installed) and press Enter. Parameters will be displayed. < Example > Among the parameters, choose “Enabled” and press Enter. The current display of the configuration for PCI Slotx Option ROM will be changed to “Enabled”...
  • Page 24 Chapter 1 Installing OS 1. Setup Procedure Make sure that PCI Slot x Option ROM for the PCI slot in which FC card is installed shows Enabled, and all other items show Disabled. <Example> This is the end of steps for enabling FC card. Then, disable OS boot monitoring feature.
  • Page 25: Disabling Os Boot Monitoring Function

    Chapter 1 Installing OS 1. Setup Procedure Disabling OS Boot Monitoring Function Before starting system start up, the OS boot monitoring function needs to be disabled. Important Be sure to disable boot monitoring function before setting up the system. This server has a function to monitor the server at startup. (Enabled in the configuration at shipment) If this function is enabled, the system will be forcibly restarted while OS setup screen is shown and the setup will be unsuccessful.
  • Page 26 Chapter 1 Installing OS 1. Setup Procedure Move the cursor onto Save & Exit, the Save & Exit menu appears. Select Save Changes and Exit. On the confirmation window shown below, select [Yes] to save parameters and exit SETUP. Now OS Boot Monitoring function is disabled. System reboots when SETUP completes.
  • Page 27: Setting Hba Configuration By Using Qlogic

    Chapter 1 Installing OS 1. Setup Procedure Setting HBA configuration by using QLogic Important Before setting the HBA configuration by using QLogic BIOS, it is required to complete the storage settings such as creating a logical disk. 1. Start from the CPU/IO module 0, and then perform the following. Important Make sure that the PRIMARY LED on CPU/IO module 0 is lit.
  • Page 28 Chapter 1 Installing OS 1. Setup Procedure Select “Adapter Settings”, and then press Enter. Select “Host Adapter BIOS”, and then press Enter to change the setting to “Enabled”. (The default is “Disabled”.) Express5800/R320d-E4, R320d-M4 Installation Guide (VMware 5.5)
  • Page 29 Chapter 1 Installing OS 1. Setup Procedure Press ESC once to return to the Configuration Settings screen. Select “Selectable Boot Settings”, and then press Enter. Express5800/R320d-E4, R320d-M4 Installation Guide (VMware 5.5)
  • Page 30 Chapter 1 Installing OS 1. Setup Procedure Select “Selectable Boot”, and then press Enter to change the setting to “Enabled”. (The default is “Disabled”.) Select “(Primary) Boot Port Name, Lun:”, and then press Enter. Express5800/R320d-E4, R320d-M4 Installation Guide (VMware 5.5)
  • Page 31 Chapter 1 Installing OS 1. Setup Procedure The storage devices that are recognized by the FC card are displayed in the “Select Fibre Channel Device” window. Select the storage device to boot, and then press Enter. In the “Select LUN” window, select LUN to boot, and then press Enter. 1-10 Express5800/R320d-E4, R320d-M4 Installation Guide (VMware 5.5)
  • Page 32 Chapter 1 Installing OS 1. Setup Procedure The port name and LUN specified in steps 1-9 and 1-10 respectively are applied to “(Primary) 1-11 Boot Port Name, Lun:”. Note The images shown in steps 1-9 through 1-11 are examples. The information displayed varies depending on the product name of external storage and settings such as logical disk settings.
  • Page 33 Chapter 1 Installing OS 1. Setup Procedure Select “Exit Fast!UTIL”, and then press Enter. 1-13 Select “Reboot System”, and then press Enter to reboot the system. 1-14 2. Configure CPU/IO module 1. Press the POWER switch on front panel to turn off the server. Then, disconnect all the power cords from the server.
  • Page 34 Chapter 1 Installing OS 1. Setup Procedure 4. Press the POWER switch on front panel to start the system from the CPU/IO module 1, and perform Steps 1-1 to 1-14 in similar way. Note If you disconnect power cord (AC cable) and connect it again, wait for at least 30 seconds before pressing the POWER switch (DC) to power on.
  • Page 35: Installing Vmware Esxi

    Chapter 1 Installing OS 1. Setup Procedure Installing VMware ESXi 1.7.1 Installing VMware ESXi Immediately after powering on the server, insert the VMware ESXi 5.5 Update1 Install DVD into the DVD drive of the server. If the Boot Menu screen appears after booting the server, select ESXi 5.5.0-xxxx standard installer and press Enter.
  • Page 36 Chapter 1 Installing OS 1. Setup Procedure The disk selection screen [Select a Disk to Install or Upgrade] appears. Select the installation destination and take a note of its extent (the underlined part in the image shown below), and then, press Enter. Note The storage device name you have written is to be used when selecting an installation destination for ftSys Management Appliance (see Chapter 1 (1.8 Installing ftSys...
  • Page 37 Chapter 1 Installing OS 1. Setup Procedure When reinstalling ESXi, an overwrite confirmation message appears. Move the cursor onto [Install], press the space bar to determine it, and then press Enter. When the keyboard layout selection screen appears, select your desired keyboard layout and press Enter.
  • Page 38: Configuring Esxi

    Chapter 1 Installing OS 1. Setup Procedure 1.7.2 Configuring ESXi When LAN cables of the CPU/IO module 0 and 1 are removed, connect both of them. Connect LAN cables to Port #1 connectors (1Gigabit) on CPU/IO modules 0 and 1. (At installation, the standard switch (vSwitch0) is created on this connector.) <R320d-E4 Model>...
  • Page 39 Chapter 1 Installing OS 1. Setup Procedure – Set the IP address. Note Set a static IP address instead of using DHCP. Important The ESXi host and ftSys Management Appliance must exist on the same network. Select [Configure Management Network] and press Enter. Select [IP Configuration] and press Enter.
  • Page 40 Chapter 1 Installing OS 1. Setup Procedure - Follow the steps below when enabling an SSH connection to the ESXi host. Select [Troubleshooting Options] and press Enter. Select [Enable SSH] and press Enter to change the setting from [SSH is Disabled] to [SSH is Enabled].
  • Page 41: Configuring The Firewall For The Esxi Host From The Vsphere Client

    Chapter 1 Installing OS 1. Setup Procedure 1.7.3 Configuring the Firewall for the ESXi Host from the vSphere Client Connect to the ESXi host from vSphere Client to configure. Connect to the ESXi host (ft server) from vSphere Client. In the [Configuration] tab, select [Software] →...
  • Page 42: Installing Ftsys Management Appliance

    Chapter 1 Installing OS 1. Setup Procedure Installing ftSys Management Appliance Connect to the ESXi host from vSphere Client to install. • Important Be sure to connect to the ESXi host from vSphere Client. Do not connect to the vCenter Server. •...
  • Page 43 Chapter 1 Installing OS 1. Setup Procedure Confirm that the selected storage has the same extent value as the disk selected at installation of the ESXi host. <Example when installed to internal disk> <Example when installed to external storage> Note Make sure the storage has the same name as that you have written down in Chapter 1 (1.7 Installing VMware ESXi).
  • Page 44: Installing Ftsys Management Appliance

    Chapter 1 Installing OS 1. Setup Procedure 1.8.2 Installing ftSys Management Appliance Insert the ft control software Install DVD into the DVD drive of the machine on which the vSphere Client is installed. Start vSphere Client and connect to the ESXi host. On the vSphere Client, select [File] →...
  • Page 45 Chapter 1 Installing OS 1. Setup Procedure In the [End User License Agreement] screen, click [Accept] for each part of the license agreement displayed. After clicking [Accept] for the whole part, click [Next]. In the [Name and Location] screen, enter the name of ftSys Management Appliance and click [Next]. Note For naming ftSys Management Appliance, it is recommended to create a consistent naming convention in the light of the system operations management.
  • Page 46 Chapter 1 Installing OS 1. Setup Procedure When the [Storage] screen appears, select the storage you have selected at installation of the ESXi host, and click [Next]. Important ftSys Management Appliance must be installed on the disk where the ESXi host exists.
  • Page 47 Chapter 1 Installing OS 1. Setup Procedure 10. On the [Ready to Complete] screen, select the [Power on after deployment] checkbox and click [Finish]. 11. When the deployment is completed, make sure that ftSys Management Appliance is added to the ESXi host and power is turned on.
  • Page 48 Chapter 1 Installing OS 1. Setup Procedure 12. To perform the following and the subsequent steps, open the console of ftSys Management Appliance, and use the main menu (blue screen) to configure. • Important The ESXi host and ftSys Management Appliance must exist on the same network.
  • Page 49: Installing Ft Control Software

    Chapter 1 Installing OS 1. Setup Procedure Installing ft control software Connect to the ESXi host from vSphere Client to configure. Important Be sure to connect to the ESXi host from vSphere Client. Do not connect to the vCenter Server. To install ft control software on the internal disks, insert a disk in slot 0 of the CPU/IO module 1.
  • Page 50 Chapter 1 Installing OS 1. Setup Procedure 11. When the reboot confirmation message appears at the end of the installation, press y. Confirm that the ESXi host is shutdown, and then, remove the ft control software Install DVD. A host reboot is required to place these updates into service. Do you want to reboot now [Y/n]: _ Note A message indicating a runtime error occurred on vSphere Client may be displayed when...
  • Page 51 Chapter 1 Installing OS 1. Setup Procedure Express5800/R320d-E4, R320d-M4 Installation Guide (VMware 5.5)
  • Page 52 Chapter 1 Installing OS 1. Setup Procedure Note The time synchronization by NTP is unavailable in ftSys Management Appliance. By default, ftSys Management Appliance is configured to perform time synchronization with the ESXi host. Performing time synchronization by NTP on the ESXi host makes the time of ftSys Management Appliance is also synchronized.
  • Page 53: Applying Patch Program

    Chapter 1 Installing OS 1. Setup Procedure 1.10 Applying Patch Program Visit the VMware's web site shown below, and download the patch program. VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch Release ESXi550-201404001 (2076120) http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd= displayKC&externalId=2076120 * The contents of this web site is subject to change or delete without notice. Express5800/R320d-E4, R320d-M4 Installation Guide (VMware 5.5)
  • Page 54: Setup After Installing Ft Control Software

    VMware ESXi 5.0 or later version does not include a service console. Therefore, this model achieves the syslog reporting by forwarding the logs generated by ESXi to the log server on which NEC ESMPRO Agent is installed. To use ftSys Management Appliance as the log server, no additional steps are required after following the steps –...
  • Page 55 Chapter 1 Installing OS 1. Setup Procedure Note If the log server is restarted alone, the log generated during restart is not transferred to log server. If the log server is restarted due to restart of ESXi host, the log generated on ESXi host during the period from the startup of ESXi host to restart of log server, is not transferred to log server.
  • Page 56: Installing Additional Packages

    Select a keyboard layout ("us" for English 101 or "jp" for Japanese 106), and press Enter. Please choose a keyboard layout: [us(101) | jp(106)] Select a language (English or Japanese) for NEC ESMPRO report table and enter "E" or "J". Please choose a language for ESMPRO alert messages: [E(nglish) | J(apanese)] Note If using a separate Linux server as the log server, this message will not appear.
  • Page 57: Checking Status Of Ft Server

    Chapter 1 Installing OS 1. Setup Procedure 10. When the message below appears, enter "yes" to restart the syst em. The ESXi host restarts. A host reboot is required to place these updates into service. Enter 'yes' to reboot now or 'no' to allow a manual reboot later: [yes] 11.
  • Page 58: Connecting And Configuring Options

    1.12 Connecting and Configuring Options If there is any optional PCI board or peripheral equipment to connect to NEC Express5800/ft series, turn off the power to NEC Express5800/ft series, and connect it according to Chapter 2 (5.7 PCI Card) in Maintenance Guide and the device’s instruction.
  • Page 59: Enabling Os Boot Monitoring Function

    Chapter 1 Installing OS 1. Setup Procedure 1.13 Enabling OS Boot Monitoring Function Enables OS Boot Monitoring feature. Set OS Boot Monitoring feature to Enabled on BIOS SETUP according to Chapter 1 (1.5 Disabling OS Boot Monitoring Function). Then, specify the timeout time for OS Boot Monitoring Timeout parameter appropriately. Tips Specify the timeout time in seconds.
  • Page 60: Backing Up System Information

    Chapter 1 Installing OS 1. Setup Procedure 1.14 Backing up System Information We recommend you to back up the system information after setting up the system. With backup for system information, the information and settings that are specific to your server can be restored after the server is repaired.
  • Page 61: System Information

    Chapter 1 Installing OS 1. Setup Procedure 1.14.2 System information Run POST. While the following message appears, press F4. Press <F2> SETUP, <F4> ROM Utility, <F12> Network When POST completes, the keyboard selection menu appears. If you select your keyboard layout, the following menu will appear. Off-line TOOL MENU Maintenance Utility BMC Configuration...
  • Page 62: Setup Procedures Upon Installing Guest Os

    Chapter 1 Installing OS 1. Setup Procedure 1.15 Setup Procedures upon Installing Guest OS For the setup procedures upon installing guest OS, see the “vSphere Virtual Machine Administration Guide” of VMware vSphere. For the network configuration, refer to the “vSphere Networking Guide” packaged with this guide and the ESXi Configuration Guide of VMware vSphere.
  • Page 63: Procedures After Completion Of Installation

    Chapter 1 Installing OS 2. Procedures after Completion of Installation Procedures after Completion of Installation Confirmation of the Kernel Version Explain how to check the kernel version of ftSys Management Appliance and a version of VMware ESXi. Check the version following the steps below. VMware ESXi Run the following command on the ftSys Management Appliance.
  • Page 64: Confirmation Of The Ft Control Software Version

    Chapter 1 Installing OS 2. Procedures after Completion of Installation Confirmation of the ft control software Version The following describes how to check the version of ft control software. Confirm the version following the steps below: Note Running the following command may fail if the necessary process does not run immediately after the system startup.
  • Page 65: Precautions For Changing The Configuration After Setup

    Chapter 1 Installing OS 2. Procedures after Completion of Installation Precautions for Changing the Configuration after Setup If the network configuration has been changed after completing the setup, run the following command. Important Configuration should be changed after setup is complete. If the configuration is changed during setup, it can cause an unexpected behavior.
  • Page 66: Changing The Firewall Rules On Ftsys Management Appliance

    *1. When the log server is configured on ftSys Management Appliance Use the report method except the Manager Report (SNMP), change the setting of the firewall. NEC ESMPRO Agent (in the table referred to as Agent) list of port to use when the report is the following.
  • Page 67 Chapter 1 Installing OS 2. Procedures after Completion of Installation Adding New Firewall Rules Important Do NOT change or delete the default firewall rules. Only add individual rules as necessary. Note To enable the firewall rules on ftSys Management Appliance, rebooting ftSys Management Appliance is required.
  • Page 68: Chapter 2 Installing Bundled Software

    NEC Express5800 Series Express5800/R320d-E4, R320d-M4 Installing Bundled Software This chapter provides brief explanation of bundled software and how to install them. 1. Bundled Software for the Server Describes the bundled software to be installed in the server system. 2. Bundled Software for Management PC Describes the bundled software to be installed in Management PC that is used to monitor and manage the server system.
  • Page 69: Bundled Software For The Server

    NEC ESMPRO Agent is required to be installed on the log server by users. In order for NEC ESMPRO Agent to operate, it is necessary to configure the settings according to your environment. See the User's Guide (NEC/esmpro-sa/doc/lnx_esm_users_e.pdf) included in the ft control software Install DVD.
  • Page 70: Preinclination

    Chapter 2 Installing Bundled Software 1. Bundled Software for the Server 1.1.1 Preinclination SNMP is used for reporting to NEC ESMPRO Manager. Provide settings for SNMP as shown below. Log in to ftSys Management Appliance as a root user. Edit the /etc/snmp/snmpd.conf.
  • Page 71: Install Nec Esmpro Agent

    # mkdir /mnt/cdrom # mount /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom Run the following command to change the directory that contains NEC ESMPRO Agent. # cd /mnt/cdrom/NEC/esmpro-sa/ Run the following command to install the NEC ESMPRO Agent. # rpm -ivh Esmpro-* Run the following command to change setting of ESMstrg.
  • Page 72 Manager (SNMP)" of NEC ESMPRO Agent User's Guide. 13. Perform the automatic discovery of servers in NEC ESMPRO Manager. Perform the automatic discovery of servers according to NEC ESMPRO Server Management Guide. You can download the NEC ESMPRO Server Management Guide from the following URL: http://www.58support.nec.co.jp/global/download/index.html...
  • Page 73: Bundled Software For Management Pc

    To use these features, install the bundled software such as NEC ESMPRO Agent on the server. For details about the system requirements of NEC ESMPRO Manager and how to install it, refer to "NEC ESMPRO Manager Installation Guide" (xxx\doc\jp\pdf\sg_es_sm_j.pdf, where xxx represents 3-digit numeric) in EXPRESSBUILDER.
  • Page 74: Chapter 3 Configuring The Separate Log Server

    NEC Express5800 Series Express5800/R320d-E4, R320d-M4 Configuring the Separate Log Server This chapter provides how to configure the log server other than ftSys Management Appliance. 1. Steps for Configuring the Separate Log Server Describes how to configure the log server other than ftSys Management Appliance.
  • Page 75: Steps For Configuring The Separate Log Server

    To use a log server separately, prepare a Linux server other than ftSys Management Appliance. To configure the server to be used for log server, install NEC ESMPRO Agent on it, and provide various settings (e.g., editing snmpd.conf, opening of port, and others). Refer to NEC ESMPRO Agent Installation Guide for detailed information.
  • Page 76: Setting Syslog For Log Server

    Chapter 3 Configuring the Separate Log Server 1. Steps for Configuring the Separate Log Server Setting Syslog for Log Server Set the 514/udp port in waiting state on the log server side. Additionally, the configuration to output transferred logs to /var/log/messages needs to be set as well. Examples of setting an environment to use syslog To set the 514/udp port in waiting state, edit /etc/sysconfig/syslog.
  • Page 77: Installing Reporting Function Onto Log Server

    1. Steps for Configuring the Separate Log Server Installing Reporting Function onto Log Server Install the report table of NEC ESMPRO onto the log server so that NEC ESMPRO Agent can send the ft server-specific messages transferred to the log server to NEC ESMPRO Manager.

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