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  • Page 1 System i and System p Cabling your server...
  • Page 3 System i and System p Cabling your server...
  • Page 4 Note Before using this information and the product it supports, read the information in “Notices,” on page 179 and the manual IBM Systems Safety Information, G229-9054. Tenth Edition (August 2006) © Copyright International Business Machines Corporation 2004, 2006. All rights reserved.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Back view of a model 9110-510 server . . 173 Program . . 186 Back views of a model 9111-520 server . . 174 Back views of a model 9113-550 server . . 176 © Copyright IBM Corp. 2004, 2006...
  • Page 6 System i and System p: Cabling your server...
  • Page 7: Cabling Your Server

    HMC port (either HMC1 or HMC2) on the server, and no other console device can be attached to the remaining HMC port. This console device is supported on the following IBM System i5 and eServer i5 models: 9405-520, 9406-520, and 9406-550.
  • Page 8: Select By Model

    Select by model Select the model that you want to cable. IBM System i5 and IBM eServer i5 models v 9405-520 v 9406-520 v 9406-550 v 9406-570 v 9406-595 ™ IBM System p5 and IBM eServer p5 servers v 7037-A50...
  • Page 9 Attaching devices using the system ports If you have an IBM System p5 or eServer p5 server and want to access the ASMI when the system is in standby, attach an ASCII terminal to a system port on the back of the server. For views of the back of each server, see References.
  • Page 10 Connecting the power cords If your server is equipped with a retention ring, route the power cord through the ring before you plug it into the back of the server. See the following figure as an example: If your server is equipped with a retention bracket, route the power cord under the bracket before you plug it into the back of the server.
  • Page 11 Routing the cables through the cable-management arm Is your server installed in a rack? v No. Proceed to the next section, Starting your server. v Yes. Do the following: Put the system into the service position. v For the models 510 and 510Q, see Place the model 9110-510 or OpenPower 710 in the service position. v For the models 520, 520Q, 550, 550Q, 560Q, and 570, see Place the rack-mounted system or expansion unit in the service position.
  • Page 12 After you finish Did you receive a cable hook with your rack shipment? v No. Proceed to the next item. v Yes. The cable hook can help manage the server cables in the back of the rack. To install the cable hook, slide it into the slots located on the back of the rack as shown in the following figure: Return to your initial server setup checklist and complete the next step.
  • Page 13 Electrical voltage and current from power, telephone, and communication cables are hazardous. To avoid a shock hazard: v Connect power to this unit only with the IBM provided power cord. Do not use the IBM provided power cord for any other product.
  • Page 14 Note: If the cable did not come with your server, you will have to supply it. Attaching devices using the system ports If you have an IBM System p5 or eServer p5 server, the system ports on the back of the server are disabled when your server is connected to an HMC.
  • Page 15 Connecting the power cords If your server is equipped with a retention bracket, route the power cord under the bracket before you plug it into the back of the server. See the following figure as an example: Plug the power cords into the system, display, and attached devices. Do not connect the power cords to a power source until instructed to do so.
  • Page 16 Routing the cables through the cable-management arm Route the cables through the hooks along the cable-management arm and secure them with the straps provided. After attaching the cables to the cable-management arm, go to the front of the rack and move the system drawer in and out.
  • Page 17 After you finish Did you receive a cable hook with your rack shipment? v No. Proceed to the next item. v Yes. The cable hook can help manage the server cables in the back of the rack. To install the cable hook, slide it into the slots located on the back of the rack as shown in the following figure: Return to your initial server setup checklist and complete the next step.
  • Page 18 Electrical voltage and current from power, telephone, and communication cables are hazardous. To avoid a shock hazard: v Connect power to this unit only with the IBM provided power cord. Do not use the IBM provided power cord for any other product.
  • Page 19 Attaching devices by using the system ports If you have an IBM System i5 or eServer i5 server and are connecting it to an uninterruptible power supply, the serial uninterruptible power supply conversion cable is required. See “Serial uninterruptible power supply conversion cable”...
  • Page 20 No. Connect the server power cords to the server. Do not plug the power cord into the power outlet. Do not start your server. Yes. To complete the installation of the uninterruptible power supply, see the Powerware Web site (www.oem.powerware.com/ibm-ups/Products/9910Solutions/ina.asp) System i and System p: Cabling your server...
  • Page 21 Connecting the external cables Use the table in “Cables and adapters” on page 163 to connect the cables to the matching adapters on the back of your server. If the cable did not come with your server, you will have to supply it. If you do not have any external cables to connect to the adapters on the back of your server or expansion unit, continue with the next section.
  • Page 22 After you finish Did you receive a cable hook with your rack shipment? v No. Proceed to the next item. v Yes. The cable hook can help manage the server cables in the back of the rack. To install the cable hook, slide it into the slots located on the back of the rack as shown in the following figure: Return to your initial server setup checklist and complete the next step.
  • Page 23 Electrical voltage and current from power, telephone, and communication cables are hazardous. To avoid a shock hazard: v Connect power to this unit only with the IBM provided power cord. Do not use the IBM provided power cord for any other product.
  • Page 24 Attaching devices by using the system ports If you have an IBM System i5 or eServer i5 server and you are connecting it to an uninterruptible power supply, the serial uninterruptible power supply conversion cable is required. See “Serial uninterruptible power supply conversion cable”...
  • Page 25 __ No. Connect the server power cords to the server. Do not plug the power cord into the power outlet. Do not start your server. __ Yes. To complete the installation of the uninterruptible power supply, see the Powerware Web site (www.oem.powerware.com/ibm-ups/Products/9910Solutions/ina.asp) Cabling your server...
  • Page 26 Connecting the external cables See the table in “Cables and adapters” on page 163 to connect the cables to the matching adapters on the back of your server. Note: If the cable did not come with your server, you will have to supply it. Routing the cables through the cable-management arm Is your server installed in a rack? v No.
  • Page 27 After you finish Did you receive a cable hook with your rack shipment? v No. Proceed to the next item. v Yes. The cable hook can help manage the server cables in the back of the rack. To install the cable hook, slide it into the slots located on the back of the rack as shown in the following figure: Return to your initial server setup checklist and complete the next step.
  • Page 28 Electrical voltage and current from power, telephone, and communication cables are hazardous. To avoid a shock hazard: v Connect power to this unit only with the IBM provided power cord. Do not use the IBM provided power cord for any other product.
  • Page 29 Electronic customer support helps automate management of your server and streamline your support. Use the IBM eServer Technical Support Advantage information that is included with your server to learn about electronic customer support or see the Support for iSeries family Web site (www-1.ibm.com/servers/eserver/ support/iseries/index.html).
  • Page 30 Attaching devices by using the system ports If you have an IBM System i5 or eServer i5 server and you are connecting it to an uninterruptible power supply, the serial uninterruptible power supply conversion cable is required. See “Serial uninterruptible power supply conversion cable”...
  • Page 31 __ Yes. To complete the installation of the uninterruptible power supply, see the Powerware Web site (www.oem.powerware.com/ibm-ups/Products/9910Solutions/ina.asp) Connecting the external cables Use the table in “Cables and adapters” on page 163 to connect the cables to the matching adapters on the back of your server.
  • Page 32 Routing the cables through the cable-management arm Route the cables through the hooks that are located along the cable-management arm and secure them with the straps that are provided, as shown here: After attaching the cables to the cable-management arm, go to the front of the rack and move the system drawer in and out.
  • Page 33 After you finish Did you receive a cable hook with your rack shipment? v No. Proceed to the next item. v Yes. The cable hook can help manage the server cables in the back of the rack. To install the cable hook, slide it into the slots located on the back of the rack as shown in the following figure: Return to your initial server setup checklist and complete the next step.
  • Page 34 Electrical voltage and current from power, telephone, and communication cables are hazardous. To avoid a shock hazard: v Connect power to this unit only with the IBM provided power cord. Do not use the IBM provided power cord for any other product.
  • Page 35 Attaching devices by using the system ports If you have an IBM System i5 or eServer i5 server and you are connecting it to an uninterruptible power supply, the serial uninterruptible power supply conversion cable is required. See “Serial uninterruptible power supply conversion cable”...
  • Page 36 __ No. Connect the server power cords to the server. Do not plug the power cord into the power outlet. Do not start your server. __ Yes. To complete the installation of the uninterruptible power supply, see the Powerware Web site (www.oem.powerware.com/ibm-ups/Products/9910Solutions/ina.asp) System i and System p: Cabling your server...
  • Page 37 Connecting the external cables See the table in “Cables and adapters” on page 163 to connect the cables to the matching adapters on the back of your server. Note: If the cable did not come with your server, you will have to supply it. Routing the cables through the cable-management arm Is your server installed in a rack? v No.
  • Page 38 After you finish Did you receive a cable hook with your rack shipment? v No. Proceed to the next item. v Yes. The cable hook can help manage the server cables in the back of the rack. To install the cable hook, slide it into the slots located on the back of the rack as shown in the following figure: Return to your initial server setup checklist and complete the next step.
  • Page 39 Electrical voltage and current from power, telephone, and communication cables are hazardous. To avoid a shock hazard: v Connect power to this unit only with the IBM provided power cord. Do not use the IBM provided power cord for any other product.
  • Page 40 Electronic customer support helps automate management of your server and streamline your support. Use the IBM eServer Technical Support Advantage information that is included with your server to learn about electronic customer support or see the Support for iSeries family Web site (www-1.ibm.com/servers/eserver/ support/iseries/index.html).
  • Page 41 Attaching devices by using the system ports If you have an IBM System i5 or eServer i5 server and you are connecting it to an uninterruptible power supply, the serial uninterruptible power supply conversion cable is required. See “Serial uninterruptible power supply conversion cable”...
  • Page 42 __ Yes. To complete the installation of the uninterruptible power supply, see the Powerware Web site (www.oem.powerware.com/ibm-ups/Products/9910Solutions/ina.asp) Connecting the external cables Use the table in “Cables and adapters” on page 163 to connect the cables to the matching adapters on the back of your server.
  • Page 43 Routing the cables through the cable-management arm Route the cables through the hooks that are located along the cable-management arm and secure them with the straps that are provided, as shown here: After attaching the cables to the cable-management arm, go to the front of the rack and move the system drawer in and out.
  • Page 44 After you finish Did you receive a cable hook with your rack shipment? v No. Proceed to the next item. v Yes. The cable hook can help manage the server cables in the back of the rack. To install the cable hook, slide it into the slots located on the back of the rack as shown in the following figure: Return to your initial server setup checklist and complete the next step.
  • Page 45 If you are using any optional adapters (such as token ring or 8-port EIA-232), connect the cables to the appropriate adapter connectors in the PCI slots of your server. See Adapters, Devices, and Cable Information for Multiple Bus Systems (http://publib16.boulder.ibm.com/ pseries/en_US/infocenter/base/hardware_docs/pdf/380516.pdf) for a description of cables and adapters that might be installed on your server.
  • Page 46 Attaching devices using the system ports If you have an IBM System p5 or eServer p5 server and want to access the ASMI when the system is in standby, attach an ASCII terminal to a system port on the back of the server. For views of the back of each server, see References.
  • Page 47 Connecting the power cords If your server is equipped with a retention ring, route the power cord through the ring before you plug it into the back of the server. See the following figure as an example: If your server is equipped with a retention bracket, route the power cord under the bracket before you plug it into the back of the server.
  • Page 48 Routing the cables through the cable-management arm Is your server installed in a rack? v No. Proceed to the next section, Starting your server. v Yes. Do the following: Put the system into the service position. v For the models 510 and 510Q, see Place the model 9110-510 or OpenPower 710 in the service position. v For the models 520, 520Q, 550, 550Q, 560Q, and 570, see Place the rack-mounted system or expansion unit in the service position.
  • Page 49 After you finish Did you receive a cable hook with your rack shipment? v No. Proceed to the next item. v Yes. The cable hook can help manage the server cables in the back of the rack. To install the cable hook, slide it into the slots located on the back of the rack as shown in the following figure: Return to your initial server setup checklist and complete the next step.
  • Page 50 Electrical voltage and current from power, telephone, and communication cables are hazardous. To avoid a shock hazard: v Connect power to this unit only with the IBM provided power cord. Do not use the IBM provided power cord for any other product.
  • Page 51 Note: If the cable did not come with your server, you will have to supply it. Attaching devices using the system ports If you have an IBM System p5 or eServer p5 server, the system ports on the back of the server are disabled when your server is connected to an HMC.
  • Page 52 Connecting the power cords If your server is equipped with a retention bracket, route the power cord under the bracket before you plug it into the back of the server. See the following figure as an example: Plug the power cords into the system, display, and attached devices. Do not connect the power cords to a power source until instructed to do so.
  • Page 53 Routing the cables through the cable-management arm Route the cables through the hooks along the cable-management arm and secure them with the straps provided. After attaching the cables to the cable-management arm, go to the front of the rack and move the system drawer in and out.
  • Page 54 After you finish Did you receive a cable hook with your rack shipment? v No. Proceed to the next item. v Yes. The cable hook can help manage the server cables in the back of the rack. To install the cable hook, slide it into the slots located on the back of the rack as shown in the following figure.
  • Page 55 Attaching devices using the system ports If you have an IBM System p5 or eServer p5 server and want to access the ASMI when the system is in standby, attach an ASCII terminal to a system port on the back of the server. For views of the back of each server, see References.
  • Page 56 Connecting the power cords If your server is equipped with a retention ring, route the power cord through the ring before you plug it into the back of the server. See the following figure as an example: If your server is equipped with a retention bracket, route the power cord under the bracket before you plug it into the back of the server.
  • Page 57 Routing the cables through the cable-management arm Is your server installed in a rack? v No. Proceed to the next section, Starting your server. v Yes. Do the following: Put the system into the service position. v For the models 510 and 510Q, see Place the model 9110-510 or OpenPower 710 in the service position. v For the models 520, 520Q, 550, 550Q, 560Q, and 570, see Place the rack-mounted system or expansion unit in the service position.
  • Page 58 After you finish Did you receive a cable hook with your rack shipment? v No. Proceed to the next item. v Yes. The cable hook can help manage the server cables in the back of the rack. To install the cable hook, slide it into the slots located on the back of the rack as shown in the following figure: Return to your initial server setup checklist and complete the next step.
  • Page 59 Electrical voltage and current from power, telephone, and communication cables are hazardous. To avoid a shock hazard: v Connect power to this unit only with the IBM provided power cord. Do not use the IBM provided power cord for any other product.
  • Page 60 Note: If the cable did not come with your server, you will have to supply it. Attaching devices using the system ports If you have an IBM System p5 or eServer p5 server, the system ports on the back of the server are disabled when your server is connected to an HMC.
  • Page 61 Connecting the power cords If your server is equipped with a retention bracket, route the power cord under the bracket before you plug it into the back of the server. See the following figure as an example: Plug the power cords into the system, display, and attached devices. Do not connect the power cords to a power source until instructed to do so.
  • Page 62 Routing the cables through the cable-management arm Route the cables through the hooks along the cable-management arm and secure them with the straps provided. After attaching the cables to the cable-management arm, go to the front of the rack and move the system drawer in and out.
  • Page 63 After you finish Did you receive a cable hook with your rack shipment? v No. Proceed to the next item. v Yes. The cable hook can help manage the server cables in the back of the rack. To install the cable hook, slide it into the slots located on the back of the rack as shown in the following figure: Return to your initial server setup checklist and complete the next step.
  • Page 64 Attaching devices using the system ports If you have an IBM System p5 or eServer p5 server and want to access the ASMI when the system is in standby, attach an ASCII terminal to a system port on the back of the server. For views of the back of each server, see References.
  • Page 65 Connecting the power cords If your server is equipped with a retention ring, route the power cord through the ring before you plug it into the back of the server. See the following figure as an example: If your server is equipped with a retention bracket, route the power cord under the bracket before you plug it into the back of the server.
  • Page 66 Routing the cables through the cable-management arm Is your server installed in a rack? v No. Proceed to the next section, Starting your server. v Yes. Do the following: Put the system into the service position. v For the models 510 and 510Q, see Place the model 9110-510 or OpenPower 710 in the service position. v For the models 520, 520Q, 550, 550Q, 560Q, and 570, see Place the rack-mounted system or expansion unit in the service position.
  • Page 67 After you finish Did you receive a cable hook with your rack shipment? v No. Proceed to the next item. v Yes. The cable hook can help manage the server cables in the back of the rack. To install the cable hook, slide it into the slots located on the back of the rack as shown in the following figure: Return to your initial server setup checklist and complete the next step.
  • Page 68 Electrical voltage and current from power, telephone, and communication cables are hazardous. To avoid a shock hazard: v Connect power to this unit only with the IBM provided power cord. Do not use the IBM provided power cord for any other product.
  • Page 69 Note: If the cable did not come with your server, you will have to supply it. Attaching devices using the system ports If you have an IBM System p5 or eServer p5 server, the system ports on the back of the server are disabled when your server is connected to an HMC.
  • Page 70 Connecting the power cords If your server is equipped with a retention bracket, route the power cord under the bracket before you plug it into the back of the server. See the following figure as an example: Plug the power cords into the system, display, and attached devices. Do not connect the power cords to a power source until instructed to do so.
  • Page 71 Routing the cables through the cable-management arm Route the cables through the hooks along the cable-management arm and secure them with the straps provided. After attaching the cables to the cable-management arm, go to the front of the rack and move the system drawer in and out.
  • Page 72 After you finish Did you receive a cable hook with your rack shipment? v No. Proceed to the next item. v Yes. The cable hook can help manage the server cables in the back of the rack. To install the cable hook, slide it into the slots located on the back of the rack as shown in the following figure: Return to your initial server setup checklist and complete the next step.
  • Page 73 Attaching devices using the system ports If you have an IBM System p5 or eServer p5 server and want to access the ASMI when the system is in standby, attach an ASCII terminal to a system port on the back of the server. For views of the back of each server, see References.
  • Page 74 Connecting the power cords If your server is equipped with a retention ring, route the power cord through the ring before you plug it into the back of the server. See the following figure as an example: If your server is equipped with a retention bracket, route the power cord under the bracket before you plug it into the back of the server.
  • Page 75 Routing the cables through the cable-management arm Is your server installed in a rack? v No. Proceed to the next section, Starting your server. v Yes. Do the following: Put the system into the service position. v For the models 510 and 510Q, see Place the model 9110-510 or OpenPower 710 in the service position. v For the models 520, 520Q, 550, 550Q, 560Q, and 570, see Place the rack-mounted system or expansion unit in the service position.
  • Page 76 After you finish Did you receive a cable hook with your rack shipment? v No. Proceed to the next item. v Yes. The cable hook can help manage the server cables in the back of the rack. To install the cable hook, slide it into the slots located on the back of the rack as shown in the following figure.
  • Page 77 Electrical voltage and current from power, telephone, and communication cables are hazardous. To avoid a shock hazard: v Connect power to this unit only with the IBM provided power cord. Do not use the IBM provided power cord for any other product.
  • Page 78 Note: If the cable did not come with your server, you will have to supply it. Attaching devices using the system ports If you have an IBM System p5 or eServer p5 server, the system ports on the back of the server are disabled when your server is connected to an HMC.
  • Page 79 Connecting the power cords If your server is equipped with a retention bracket, route the power cord under the bracket before you plug it into the back of the server. See the following figure as an example: Plug the power cords into the system, display, and attached devices. Do not connect the power cords to a power source until instructed to do so.
  • Page 80 Routing the cables through the cable-management arm Route the cables through the hooks along the cable-management arm and secure them with the straps provided. After attaching the cables to the cable-management arm, go to the front of the rack and move the system drawer in and out.
  • Page 81 After you finish Did you receive a cable hook with your rack shipment? v No. Proceed to the next item. v Yes. The cable hook can help manage the server cables in the back of the rack. To install the cable hook, slide it into the slots located on the back of the rack as shown in the following figure: Return to your initial server setup checklist and complete the next step.
  • Page 82 If you are using any optional adapters (such as token ring or 8-port EIA-232), connect the cables to the appropriate adapter connectors in the PCI slots of your system unit. See Adapters, Devices, and Cable Information for Multiple Bus Systems (http://publib16.boulder.ibm.com/ pseries/en_US/infocenter/base/hardware_docs/pdf/380516.pdf) for a description of cables and adapters that might be installed on your workstation.
  • Page 83 Attaching devices using the system ports If you have an IBM System p5 or eServer p5 server and want to access the ASMI when the system is in standby, attach an ASCII terminal to a system port on the back of the server. For views of the back of each server, see References.
  • Page 84 Connecting the power cords If your workstation is equipped with a retention bracket, route the power cord under the bracket before you plug it into the back of the workstation. See the following figure as an example: Plug the power cords into the system, display, and attached devices. Starting your workstation Power the system on (see Powering the system on and off).
  • Page 85 Electrical voltage and current from power, telephone, and communication cables are hazardous. To avoid a shock hazard: v Connect power to this unit only with the IBM provided power cord. Do not use the IBM provided power cord for any other product.
  • Page 86 Note: If the cable did not come with your workstation, you will have to supply it. Attaching devices using the system ports If you have an IBM System p5 or eServer p5 server, the system ports on the back of the server are disabled when your server is connected to an HMC.
  • Page 87 Connecting the power cords If your workstation is equipped with a retention bracket, route the power cord under the bracket before you plug it into the back of the workstation. See the following figure as an example: Plug the power cords into the system, display, and attached devices. Do not connect the power cords to a power source until instructed to do so.
  • Page 88 Attaching devices using the system ports If you have an IBM System p5 or eServer p5 server and want to access the ASMI when the system is in standby, attach an ASCII terminal to a system port on the back of the server. For views of the back of each server, see References.
  • Page 89 Connecting the power cords If your server is equipped with a retention ring, route the power cord through the ring before you plug it into the back of the server. See the following figure as an example: If your server is equipped with a retention bracket, route the power cord under the bracket before you plug it into the back of the server.
  • Page 90 Routing the cables through the cable-management arm Is your server installed in a rack? v No. Proceed to the next section, Starting your server. v Yes. Do the following: Put the system into the service position. v For the models 510 and 510Q, see Place the model 9110-510 or OpenPower 710 in the service position. v For the models 520, 520Q, 550, 550Q, 560Q, and 570, see Place the rack-mounted system or expansion unit in the service position.
  • Page 91 After you finish Did you receive a cable hook with your rack shipment? v No. Proceed to the next item. v Yes. The cable hook can help manage the server cables in the back of the rack. To install the cable hook, slide it into the slots located on the back of the rack as shown in the following figure: Return to your initial server setup checklist and complete the next step.
  • Page 92 Electrical voltage and current from power, telephone, and communication cables are hazardous. To avoid a shock hazard: v Connect power to this unit only with the IBM provided power cord. Do not use the IBM provided power cord for any other product.
  • Page 93 Note: If the cable did not come with your server, you will have to supply it. Attaching devices using the system ports If you have an IBM System p5 or eServer p5 server, the system ports on the back of the server are disabled when your server is connected to an HMC.
  • Page 94 Connecting the power cords If your server is equipped with a retention bracket, route the power cord under the bracket before you plug it into the back of the server. See the following figure as an example: Plug the power cords into the system, display, and attached devices. Do not connect the power cords to a power source until instructed to do so.
  • Page 95 Routing the cables through the cable-management arm Route the cables through the hooks along the cable-management arm and secure them with the straps provided. After attaching the cables to the cable-management arm, go to the front of the rack and move the system drawer in and out.
  • Page 96 After you finish Did you receive a cable hook with your rack shipment? v No. Proceed to the next item. v Yes. The cable hook can help manage the server cables in the back of the rack. To install the cable hook, slide it into the slots located on the back of the rack as shown in the following figure: Return to your initial server setup checklist and complete the next step.
  • Page 97 Electrical voltage and current from power, telephone, and communication cables are hazardous. To avoid a shock hazard: v Connect power to this unit only with the IBM provided power cord. Do not use the IBM provided power cord for any other product.
  • Page 98 Attaching devices by using the system ports If you have an IBM System i5 or eServer i5 server and are connecting it to an uninterruptible power supply, the serial uninterruptible power supply conversion cable is required. See “Serial uninterruptible power supply conversion cable”...
  • Page 99 No. Connect the server power cords to the server. Do not plug the power cord into the power outlet. Do not start your server. Yes. To complete the installation of the uninterruptible power supply, see the Powerware Web site (www.oem.powerware.com/ibm-ups/Products/9910Solutions/ina.asp) Cabling your server...
  • Page 100 Connecting the external cables Use the table in “Cables and adapters” on page 163 to connect the cables to the matching adapters on the back of your server. If the cable did not come with your server, you will have to supply it. If you do not have any external cables to connect to the adapters on the back of your server or expansion unit, continue with the next section.
  • Page 101 After you finish Did you receive a cable hook with your rack shipment? v No. Proceed to the next item. v Yes. The cable hook can help manage the server cables in the back of the rack. To install the cable hook, slide it into the slots located on the back of the rack as shown in the following figure: Return to your initial server setup checklist and complete the next step.
  • Page 102 Electrical voltage and current from power, telephone, and communication cables are hazardous. To avoid a shock hazard: v Connect power to this unit only with the IBM provided power cord. Do not use the IBM provided power cord for any other product.
  • Page 103 Attaching devices by using the system ports If you have an IBM System i5 or eServer i5 server and you are connecting it to an uninterruptible power supply, the serial uninterruptible power supply conversion cable is required. See “Serial uninterruptible power supply conversion cable”...
  • Page 104 __ No. Connect the server power cords to the server. Do not plug the power cord into the power outlet. Do not start your server. __ Yes. To complete the installation of the uninterruptible power supply, see the Powerware Web site (www.oem.powerware.com/ibm-ups/Products/9910Solutions/ina.asp) System i and System p: Cabling your server...
  • Page 105 Connecting the external cables See the table in “Cables and adapters” on page 163 to connect the cables to the matching adapters on the back of your server. Note: If the cable did not come with your server, you will have to supply it. Routing the cables through the cable-management arm Is your server installed in a rack? v No.
  • Page 106 After you finish Did you receive a cable hook with your rack shipment? v No. Proceed to the next item. v Yes. The cable hook can help manage the server cables in the back of the rack. To install the cable hook, slide it into the slots located on the back of the rack as shown in the following figure: Return to your initial server setup checklist and complete the next step.
  • Page 107 Electrical voltage and current from power, telephone, and communication cables are hazardous. To avoid a shock hazard: v Connect power to this unit only with the IBM provided power cord. Do not use the IBM provided power cord for any other product.
  • Page 108 Electronic customer support helps automate management of your server and streamline your support. Use the IBM eServer Technical Support Advantage information that is included with your server to learn about electronic customer support or see the Support for iSeries family Web site (www-1.ibm.com/servers/eserver/ support/iseries/index.html).
  • Page 109 Attaching devices by using the system ports If you have an IBM System i5 or eServer i5 server and you are connecting it to an uninterruptible power supply, the serial uninterruptible power supply conversion cable is required. See “Serial uninterruptible power supply conversion cable”...
  • Page 110 __ Yes. To complete the installation of the uninterruptible power supply, see the Powerware Web site (www.oem.powerware.com/ibm-ups/Products/9910Solutions/ina.asp) Connecting the external cables Use the table in “Cables and adapters” on page 163 to connect the cables to the matching adapters on the back of your server.
  • Page 111 Routing the cables through the cable-management arm Route the cables through the hooks that are located along the cable-management arm and secure them with the straps that are provided, as shown here: After attaching the cables to the cable-management arm, go to the front of the rack and move the system drawer in and out.
  • Page 112 After you finish Did you receive a cable hook with your rack shipment? v No. Proceed to the next item. v Yes. The cable hook can help manage the server cables in the back of the rack. To install the cable hook, slide it into the slots located on the back of the rack as shown in the following figure: Return to your initial server setup checklist and complete the next step.
  • Page 113 Electrical voltage and current from power, telephone, and communication cables are hazardous. To avoid a shock hazard: v Connect power to this unit only with the IBM provided power cord. Do not use the IBM provided power cord for any other product.
  • Page 114 Attaching devices by using the system ports If you have an IBM System i5 or eServer i5 server and you are connecting it to an uninterruptible power supply, the serial uninterruptible power supply conversion cable is required. See “Serial uninterruptible power supply conversion cable”...
  • Page 115 __ No. Connect the server power cords to the server. Do not plug the power cord into the power outlet. Do not start your server. __ Yes. To complete the installation of the uninterruptible power supply, see the Powerware Web site (www.oem.powerware.com/ibm-ups/Products/9910Solutions/ina.asp) Cabling your server...
  • Page 116 Connecting the external cables See the table in “Cables and adapters” on page 163 to connect the cables to the matching adapters on the back of your server. Note: If the cable did not come with your server, you will have to supply it. Routing the cables through the cable-management arm Is your server installed in a rack? v No.
  • Page 117 After you finish Did you receive a cable hook with your rack shipment? v No. Proceed to the next item. v Yes. The cable hook can help manage the server cables in the back of the rack. To install the cable hook, slide it into the slots located on the back of the rack as shown in the following figure: Return to your initial server setup checklist and complete the next step.
  • Page 118 Electrical voltage and current from power, telephone, and communication cables are hazardous. To avoid a shock hazard: v Connect power to this unit only with the IBM provided power cord. Do not use the IBM provided power cord for any other product.
  • Page 119 Electronic customer support helps automate management of your server and streamline your support. Use the IBM eServer Technical Support Advantage information that is included with your server to learn about electronic customer support or see the Support for iSeries family Web site (www-1.ibm.com/servers/eserver/ support/iseries/index.html).
  • Page 120 Attaching devices by using the system ports If you have an IBM System i5 or eServer i5 server and you are connecting it to an uninterruptible power supply, the serial uninterruptible power supply conversion cable is required. See “Serial uninterruptible power supply conversion cable”...
  • Page 121 __ Yes. To complete the installation of the uninterruptible power supply, see the Powerware Web site (www.oem.powerware.com/ibm-ups/Products/9910Solutions/ina.asp) Connecting the external cables Use the table in “Cables and adapters” on page 163 to connect the cables to the matching adapters on the back of your server.
  • Page 122 Routing the cables through the cable-management arm Route the cables through the hooks that are located along the cable-management arm and secure them with the straps that are provided, as shown here: After attaching the cables to the cable-management arm, go to the front of the rack and move the system drawer in and out.
  • Page 123 After you finish Did you receive a cable hook with your rack shipment? v No. Proceed to the next item. v Yes. The cable hook can help manage the server cables in the back of the rack. To install the cable hook, slide it into the slots located on the back of the rack as shown in the following figure: Return to your initial server setup checklist and complete the next step.
  • Page 124 Attaching devices using the system ports If you have an IBM System p5 or eServer p5 server and want to access the ASMI when the system is in standby, attach an ASCII terminal to a system port on the back of the server. For views of the back of each server, see References.
  • Page 125 Connecting the power cords If your server is equipped with a retention ring, route the power cord through the ring before you plug it into the back of the server. See the following figure as an example: If your server is equipped with a retention bracket, route the power cord under the bracket before you plug it into the back of the server.
  • Page 126 Routing the cables through the cable-management arm Is your server installed in a rack? v No. Proceed to the next section, Starting your server. v Yes. Do the following: Put the system into the service position. v For the models 510 and 510Q, see Place the model 9110-510 or OpenPower 710 in the service position. v For the models 520, 520Q, 550, 550Q, 560Q, and 570, see Place the rack-mounted system or expansion unit in the service position.
  • Page 127 After you finish Did you receive a cable hook with your rack shipment? v No. Proceed to the next item. v Yes. The cable hook can help manage the server cables in the back of the rack. To install the cable hook, slide it into the slots located on the back of the rack as shown in the following figure: Return to your initial server setup checklist and complete the next step.
  • Page 128 Electrical voltage and current from power, telephone, and communication cables are hazardous. To avoid a shock hazard: v Connect power to this unit only with the IBM provided power cord. Do not use the IBM provided power cord for any other product.
  • Page 129 Note: If the cable did not come with your server, you will have to supply it. Attaching devices using the system ports If you have an IBM System p5 or eServer p5 server, the system ports on the back of the server are disabled when your server is connected to an HMC.
  • Page 130 Connecting the power cords If your server is equipped with a retention bracket, route the power cord under the bracket before you plug it into the back of the server. See the following figure as an example: Plug the power cords into the system, display, and attached devices. Do not connect the power cords to a power source until instructed to do so.
  • Page 131 Routing the cables through the cable-management arm Route the cables through the hooks along the cable-management arm and secure them with the straps provided. After attaching the cables to the cable-management arm, go to the front of the rack and move the system drawer in and out.
  • Page 132 After you finish Did you receive a cable hook with your rack shipment? v No. Proceed to the next item. v Yes. The cable hook can help manage the server cables in the back of the rack. To install the cable hook, slide it into the slots located on the back of the rack as shown in the following figure: Return to your initial server setup checklist and complete the next step.
  • Page 133 Attaching devices using the system ports If you have an IBM System p5 or eServer p5 server and want to access the ASMI when the system is in standby, attach an ASCII terminal to a system port on the back of the server. For views of the back of each server, see References.
  • Page 134 Connecting the power cords If your server is equipped with a retention ring, route the power cord through the ring before you plug it into the back of the server. See the following figure as an example: If your server is equipped with a retention bracket, route the power cord under the bracket before you plug it into the back of the server.
  • Page 135 Routing the cables through the cable-management arm Is your server installed in a rack? v No. Proceed to the next section, Starting your server. v Yes. Do the following: Put the system into the service position. v For the models 510 and 510Q, see Place the model 9110-510 or OpenPower 710 in the service position. v For the models 520, 520Q, 550, 550Q, 560Q, and 570, see Place the rack-mounted system or expansion unit in the service position.
  • Page 136 After you finish Did you receive a cable hook with your rack shipment? v No. Proceed to the next item. v Yes. The cable hook can help manage the server cables in the back of the rack. To install the cable hook, slide it into the slots located on the back of the rack as shown in the following figure: Return to your initial server setup checklist and complete the next step.
  • Page 137 Electrical voltage and current from power, telephone, and communication cables are hazardous. To avoid a shock hazard: v Connect power to this unit only with the IBM provided power cord. Do not use the IBM provided power cord for any other product.
  • Page 138 Note: If the cable did not come with your server, you will have to supply it. Attaching devices using the system ports If you have an IBM System p5 or eServer p5 server, the system ports on the back of the server are disabled when your server is connected to an HMC.
  • Page 139 Connecting the power cords If your server is equipped with a retention bracket, route the power cord under the bracket before you plug it into the back of the server. See the following figure as an example: Plug the power cords into the system, display, and attached devices. Do not connect the power cords to a power source until instructed to do so.
  • Page 140 Routing the cables through the cable-management arm Route the cables through the hooks along the cable-management arm and secure them with the straps provided. After attaching the cables to the cable-management arm, go to the front of the rack and move the system drawer in and out.
  • Page 141 After you finish Did you receive a cable hook with your rack shipment? v No. Proceed to the next item. v Yes. The cable hook can help manage the server cables in the back of the rack. To install the cable hook, slide it into the slots located on the back of the rack as shown in the following figure: Return to your initial server setup checklist and complete the next step.
  • Page 142 Attaching devices using the system ports If you have an IBM System p5 or eServer p5 server and want to access the ASMI when the system is in standby, attach an ASCII terminal to a system port on the back of the server. For views of the back of each server, see References.
  • Page 143 Connecting the power cords If your server is equipped with a retention ring, route the power cord through the ring before you plug it into the back of the server. See the following figure as an example: If your server is equipped with a retention bracket, route the power cord under the bracket before you plug it into the back of the server.
  • Page 144 Routing the cables through the cable-management arm Is your server installed in a rack? v No. Proceed to the next section, Starting your server. v Yes. Do the following: Put the system into the service position. v For the models 510 and 510Q, see Place the model 9110-510 or OpenPower 710 in the service position. v For the models 520, 520Q, 550, 550Q, 560Q, and 570, see Place the rack-mounted system or expansion unit in the service position.
  • Page 145 After you finish Did you receive a cable hook with your rack shipment? v No. Proceed to the next item. v Yes. The cable hook can help manage the server cables in the back of the rack. To install the cable hook, slide it into the slots located on the back of the rack as shown in the following figure: Return to your initial server setup checklist and complete the next step.
  • Page 146 Electrical voltage and current from power, telephone, and communication cables are hazardous. To avoid a shock hazard: v Connect power to this unit only with the IBM provided power cord. Do not use the IBM provided power cord for any other product.
  • Page 147 Note: If the cable did not come with your server, you will have to supply it. Attaching devices using the system ports If you have an IBM System p5 or eServer p5 server, the system ports on the back of the server are disabled when your server is connected to an HMC.
  • Page 148 Connecting the power cords If your server is equipped with a retention bracket, route the power cord under the bracket before you plug it into the back of the server. See the following figure as an example: Plug the power cords into the system, display, and attached devices. Do not connect the power cords to a power source until instructed to do so.
  • Page 149 Routing the cables through the cable-management arm Route the cables through the hooks along the cable-management arm and secure them with the straps provided. After attaching the cables to the cable-management arm, go to the front of the rack and move the system drawer in and out.
  • Page 150 After you finish Did you receive a cable hook with your rack shipment? v No. Proceed to the next item. v Yes. The cable hook can help manage the server cables in the back of the rack. To install the cable hook, slide it into the slots located on the back of the rack as shown in the following figure: Return to your Initial server setup checklist and complete the next step.
  • Page 151 1. Any other application that uses a system port requires a system port adapter to be installed in a PCI slot. 2. The attachment of high availability cluster multiprocessing IBM (HACMP) cables to the system ports on the back of the server is not supported.
  • Page 152 Connecting the power cords If your server is equipped with a retention ring, route the power cord through the ring before you plug it into the back of the server. See the following figure as an example: If your server is equipped with a retention bracket, route the power cord under the bracket before you plug it into the back of the server.
  • Page 153 Routing the cables through the cable-management arm Is your server installed in a rack? v No. Proceed to the next section, Starting your server. v Yes. Do the following: Put the system into the service position. v For the OpenPower 710, see Place the model 9110-510 or OpenPower 710 in the service position. v For the OpenPower 720, see Place the rack-mounted system or expansion unit in the service position.
  • Page 154 After you finish Did you receive a cable hook with your rack shipment? v No. Proceed to the next item. v Yes. The cable hook can help manage the server cables in the back of the rack. To install the cable hook, slide it into the slots located on the back of the rack as shown in the following figure: Return to your initial server setup checklist and complete the next step.
  • Page 155 Electrical voltage and current from power, telephone, and communication cables are hazardous. To avoid a shock hazard: v Connect power to this unit only with the IBM provided power cord. Do not use the IBM provided power cord for any other product.
  • Page 156 Cabling the expansion units Do you have an expansion unit? Yes. For instructions on how to set up your expansion unit, click the following link. Do not plug the expansion-unit power cord into the power outlet, as directed by the following link, until later in the checklist. Expansion units v No.
  • Page 157 Connecting the power cords If your server is equipped with a retention bracket, route the power cord under the bracket before you plug it into the back of the server. See the following figure as an example: Plug the power cords into the system, display, and attached devices. Do not connect the power cords to a power source until instructed to do so.
  • Page 158 Routing the cables through the cable-management arm Route the cables through the hooks along the cable-management arm and secure them with the straps provided. After attaching the cables to the cable-management arm, go to the front of the rack and move the system drawer in and out.
  • Page 159 After you finish Did you receive a cable hook with your rack shipment? v No. Proceed to the next item. v Yes. The cable hook can help manage the server cables in the back of the rack. To install the cable hook, slide it into the slots located on the back of the rack as shown in the following figure: Return to your initial server setup checklist and complete the next step.
  • Page 160 1. Any other application that uses a system port requires a system port adapter to be installed in a PCI slot. 2. The attachment of high availability cluster multiprocessing IBM (HACMP) cables to the system ports on the back of the server is not supported.
  • Page 161 Connecting the power cords If your server is equipped with a retention ring, route the power cord through the ring before you plug it into the back of the server. See the following figure as an example: If your server is equipped with a retention bracket, route the power cord under the bracket before you plug it into the back of the server.
  • Page 162 Routing the cables through the cable-management arm Is your server installed in a rack? v No. Proceed to the next section, Starting your server. v Yes. Do the following: Put the system into the service position. v For the OpenPower 710, see Place the model 9110-510 or OpenPower 710 in the service position. v For the OpenPower 720, see Place the rack-mounted system or expansion unit in the service position.
  • Page 163 After you finish Did you receive a cable hook with your rack shipment? v No. Proceed to the next item. v Yes. The cable hook can help manage the server cables in the back of the rack. To install the cable hook, slide it into the slots located on the back of the rack as shown in the following figure: Return to your initial server setup checklist and complete the next step.
  • Page 164 Electrical voltage and current from power, telephone, and communication cables are hazardous. To avoid a shock hazard: v Connect power to this unit only with the IBM provided power cord. Do not use the IBM provided power cord for any other product.
  • Page 165 Cabling the expansion units Do you have an expansion unit? Yes. For instructions on how to set up your expansion unit, click the following link. Do not plug the expansion-unit power cord into the power outlet, as directed by the following link, until later in the checklist. Expansion units v No.
  • Page 166 Connecting the power cords If your server is equipped with a retention bracket, route the power cord under the bracket before you plug it into the back of the server. See the following figure as an example: Plug the power cords into the system, display, and attached devices. Do not connect the power cords to a power source until instructed to do so.
  • Page 167 Routing the cables through the cable-management arm Route the cables through the hooks along the cable-management arm and secure them with the straps provided. After attaching the cables to the cable-management arm, go to the front of the rack and move the system drawer in and out.
  • Page 168: Serial Uninterruptible Power Supply Conversion Cable

    Return to your initial server setup checklist and complete the next step. Serial uninterruptible power supply conversion cable Find out how to connect the serial uninterruptible power supply conversion cable for use with the IBM System i5 or eServer i5 model or logical partition.
  • Page 169: References

    Figure 7. Serial uninterruptible power supply conversion cable Note: The IBM System p5 or eServer p5 server local serial ports (tty0 and tty1) and the RJ45 port on the operator panel do not support uninterruptible power supply communications. The 2-Port Asynchronous EIA-232 PCI Adapter (feature code 5723) is required as part of the server configuration to allow serial communications to an uninterruptible power supply.
  • Page 170 Table 1. Cables and adapters for your IBM System i5 or eServer i5 server (continued) Cables and connectors Adapter card type Adapter cards (located on the back of the server) numbers 2793/2794/2771 PCI two-line WAN with modem input/output adapter 44H7xxx, 97H73xx, or 44H748x...
  • Page 171 Table 1. Cables and adapters for your IBM System i5 or eServer i5 server (continued) Cables and connectors Adapter card type Adapter cards (located on the back of the server) numbers 2838/2849 PCI 100/10 Mbps Ethernet input/output adapter RJ45 Ethernet...
  • Page 172: Back Views Of A Model 9405-520 Or 9406-520

    Table 1. Cables and adapters for your IBM System i5 or eServer i5 server (continued) Cables and connectors Adapter card type Adapter cards (located on the back of the server) numbers 4801/4758–023 PCI cryptographic coprocessor 4805/2058 PCI cryptographic accelerator PCI-X tape unit controllers...
  • Page 173 Figure 8. Back views of a model 9405-520 or 9406-520 with the integrated HSL/RIO ports (T3/T4) Cabling your server...
  • Page 174: Back View Of A Model 7037-A50 Server

    Figure 9. Back views of a model 9405-520 or 9406-520 without the integrated HSL ports (T3/T4) Back view of a model 7037-A50 server View the ports and connections on the 7037-A50 server. Use the following diagram to help you cable a 7037-A50 server. Connections and ports are labeled to facilitate the setup process.
  • Page 175: Back View Of A Model 9110-51A Server

    Figure 10. Back view of a 7037-A50 server Back view of a model 9110-51A server View the ports and connections on the model 9110-51A server. This diagram shows you the back view of a 9110-51A server. Connections and ports are labeled to facilitate the setup process.
  • Page 176: Back Views Of A Model 9131-52A Server

    Figure 12. Back view of a model 9115-505 Figure 13. Back view of a model 9115-505 Back views of a model 9131-52A server View the ports and connections on the model 9131-52A server. Use the following diagram to help you cable a model 9131-52A server. Connections and ports are labeled to facilitate the setup process.
  • Page 177: Back Views Of A Model 9133-55A Server

    Back views of a model 9133-55A server View the ports and connections on the model 9133-55A server. Use the following diagram to help you cable a model 9133-55A server. Connections and ports are labeled to facilitate the setup process. Figure 15. Back views of a model 9133-55A server Back view of a 7047-185 workstation View the ports and connections on the 7047-185 workstation.
  • Page 178: Back Views Of A Model 9111-285 Workstation

    Figure 16. Back view of a 7047-185 workstation Back views of a model 9111-285 workstation View the ports and connections on the model 9111-285 workstation. This diagram shows you the back view of a 9111-285 workstation. Connections and ports are labeled to facilitate the setup process.
  • Page 179: Back View Of A Model 9110-510 Server

    Figure 17. Back views of a model 9111-285 workstation Back view of a model 9110-510 server View the ports and connections on the model 9110-510 server. Use the following diagram to help you cable a model 9110-510 server. Connections and ports are labeled to facilitate the setup process.
  • Page 180: Back Views Of A Model 9111-520 Server

    Figure 18. Back view of a model 9110-510 server Back views of a model 9111-520 server View the ports and connections on the model 9111-520 server. This diagram shows you the back view of a 9111-520 server. Connections and ports are labeled to facilitate the setup process.
  • Page 181 Figure 19. Back views of a model 9111-520 server with the integrated HSL/RIO ports (T3/T4) Cabling your server...
  • Page 182: Back Views Of A Model 9113-550 Server

    Back views of a model 9113-550 server View the ports and connections on the model 9113-550 server. Use the following diagram to help you cable a model 9113-550 server. Connections and ports are labeled to facilitate the setup process. Figure 20. Back views of a model 9113-550 server Back view of the OpenPower 710 server View the ports and connections on the OpenPower 710 server.
  • Page 183: Cabling The Thin Console For System I5

    For instructions about cabling the HMC, see Cabling the HMC. For instructions about cabling the Thin Console, see “Cabling the Thin Console for System i5.” Note: If you are an IBM System Services Representative installing other features, go to the following Web site: http://w3.rchland.ibm.com/projects/WCII...
  • Page 184 v Connect the keyboard, mouse, power cable, and Ethernet cable to the ports on the Thin Console. v Plug in the monitor, and power it on. v Plug in the Thin Console. It automatically powers on. 2. Select the keyboard language, and then press Enter. 3.
  • Page 185: Appendix. Notices

    All statements regarding the manufacturer’s future direction or intent are subject to change or withdrawal without notice, and represent goals and objectives only. © Copyright IBM Corp. 2004, 2006...
  • Page 186: Trademarks

    The manufacturer’s prices shown are the manufacturer’s suggested retail prices, are current and are subject to change without notice. Dealer prices may vary. This information is for planning purposes only. The information herein is subject to change before the products described become available. This information contains examples of data and reports used in daily business operations.
  • Page 187: Regulatory Notices

    Regulatory notices Class A Notices The following Class A statements apply to the IBM System i models and IBM System p servers with the exception of those that are specifically identified as Class B. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) statement Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
  • Page 188 Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Statement - Korea Radio Protection for Germany Dieses Gerät ist berechtigt in Übereinstimmung mit Dem deutschen EMVG vom 9.Nov.92 das EG–Konformitätszeichen zu führen. Der Aussteller der Konformitätserklärung ist die IBM Germany. System i and System p: Cabling your server...
  • Page 189: Class B Notices

    Properly shielded and grounded cables and connectors must be used in order to meet FCC emission limits. Proper cables and connectors are available from IBM authorized dealers. IBM is not responsible for any radio or television interference caused by using other than recommended cables or connectors or by unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment.
  • Page 190 This product is in conformity with the protection requirements of EC Council Directive 89/336/EEC on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to electromagnetic compatibility. IBM cannot accept responsibility for any failure to satisfy the protection requirements resulting from a non-recommended modification of the product, including the fitting of non-IBM option cards.
  • Page 191: Terms And Conditions

    (IT) equipment to responsibly recycle their equipment when it is no longer needed. IBM offers a variety of product return programs and services in several countries to assist equipment owners in recycling their IT products. Information on IBM product recycling offerings can be found on IBM’s Internet site at http://www.ibm.com/ibm/environment/...
  • Page 192: Battery Return Program

    In the United States, IBM has established a return process for reuse, recycling, or proper disposal of used IBM sealed lead acid, nickel cadmium, nickel metal hydride, and other battery packs from IBM Equipment.
  • Page 194 Printed in USA...

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