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  • Page 1 IBM BladeCenter Copper Pass-thru Module Installation Guide...
  • Page 3 IBM BladeCenter Copper Pass-thru Module Installation Guide...
  • Page 4 Before using this information and the product it supports, read the Warranty Information document, the general information in Notices, and the Important Notices document that comes with the product. Read the IBM Safety Information and the License Agreement for Machine Code (LAMC) document on the IBM Documentation CD. Read the Environmental Notices and User Guide on the IBM Environmental Notices CD.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents Safety . Chapter 1. Introducing the IBM BladeCenter Copper Pass-thru Module Related documentation . Features and specifications. Inventory checklist . Notices and statements used in this book . Major components of the copper pass-thru module Chapter 2. Installing and removing a copper pass-thru module .
  • Page 6 European Union EMC Directive conformance statement . 37 Taiwanese Class A warning statement . 38 Chinese Class A warning statement . . 38 Japanese Voluntary Control Council for Interference (VCCI) statement Index . . 39 IBM BladeCenter Copper Pass-thru Module: Installation Guide...
  • Page 7: Safety

    Avant d'installer ce produit, lisez les consignes de sécurité. Vor der Installation dieses Produkts die Sicherheitshinweise lesen. Prima di installare questo prodotto, leggere le Informazioni sulla Sicurezza. Les sikkerhetsinformasjonen (Safety Information) før du installerer dette produktet. © Copyright IBM Corp. 2012...
  • Page 8 IBM Safety Information book. For example, if a caution statement begins with a number 1, translations for that caution statement appear in the IBM Safety Information book under statement 1. Be sure to read all caution and danger statements in this documentation before performing the instructions.
  • Page 9 Statement 1: DANGER Electrical current from power, telephone, and communication cables is hazardous. To avoid a shock hazard: v Do not connect or disconnect any cables or perform installation, maintenance, or reconfiguration of this product during an electrical storm. v Connect all power cords to a properly wired and grounded electrical outlet.
  • Page 10 Statement 2: CAUTION: When replacing the lithium battery, use only IBM Part Number 33F8354 or an equivalent type battery recommended by the manufacturer. If your system has a module containing a lithium battery, replace it only with the same module type made by the same manufacturer. The battery contains lithium and can explode if not properly used, handled, or disposed of.
  • Page 11 Statement 3: CAUTION: When laser products (such as CD-ROMs, DVD drives, fiber optic devices, or transmitters) are installed, note the following: v Do not remove the covers. Removing the covers of the laser product could result in exposure to hazardous laser radiation. There are no serviceable parts inside the device.
  • Page 12 Hazardous voltage, current, and energy levels are present inside any component that has this label attached. There are no serviceable parts inside these components. If you suspect a problem with one of these parts, contact a service technician. IBM BladeCenter Copper Pass-thru Module: Installation Guide...
  • Page 13 Statement 13: DANGER Overloading a branch circuit is potentially a fire hazard and a shock hazard under certain conditions. To avoid these hazards, ensure that your system electrical requirements do not exceed branch circuit protection requirements. Refer to the information that is provided with your device for electrical specifications.
  • Page 14 IBM BladeCenter Copper Pass-thru Module: Installation Guide...
  • Page 15: Chapter 1. Introducing The Ibm Bladecenter Copper Pass-Thru Module

    A BladeCenter unit such as the IBM eServer BladeCenter Type 8677 or the IBM Eserver BladeCenter T Types 8720 and 8730 supports installation of up to four I/O modules that enable it to communicate with your external resources. Some types of BladeCenter units support fewer I/O modules. Several types of I/O modules are available, each specifically designed to communicate with a specific environment.
  • Page 16: Related Documentation

    The product name and serial number are located on the identification label on the side of the copper pass-thru module. You will need this information when you register the copper pass-thru module with IBM. See “Major components of the copper pass-thru module” on page 5 for an illustration that shows the location of the identification label.
  • Page 17: Features And Specifications

    – How to get help v Safety Information This document is in PDF on the IBM BladeCenter unit or option Documentation CD. It contains translated caution and danger statements. Each caution and danger statement that appears in the documentation has a number that you can use to locate the corresponding statement in your language in the Safety Information book.
  • Page 18: Inventory Checklist

    Notices and statements used in this book The caution and danger statements that appear in this book are also in the multilingual Safety Information guide on the IBM Documentation CD. Each statement is numbered for reference to the corresponding statement in the Safety Information guide.
  • Page 19: Major Components Of The Copper Pass-Thru Module

    Release latch Copper ports (3) Serial number label L I N For more information about the components of the front panel, see Chapter 3, “Information LEDs and external ports,” on page 23. Chapter 1. Introducing the IBM BladeCenter Copper Pass-thru Module...
  • Page 20 Copper pass-thru module cables: Up to three copper pass-thru module cables can be connected to the copper pass-thru module. Figure 2 shows a sample IBM Eserver BladeCenter copper pass-thru module cable. One copper pass-thru module cable comes with the copper pass-thru module. Copper pass-thru module cables and other optional components for the copper pass-thru module are listed at http:// www.ibm.com/eserver/xseries/.
  • Page 21: Chapter 2. Installing And Removing A Copper Pass-Thru Module

    Figure 4 on page 8 shows the BladeCenter T I/O module locations. © Copyright IBM Corp. 2012...
  • Page 22: I/O Module Interface Requirements

    I/O module that supports the interface type used in I/O-module bay 4. The I/O modules in I/O-module bay 3 and bay 4 provide connections to all the I/O expansion cards in the BladeCenter unit. IBM BladeCenter Copper Pass-thru Module: Installation Guide...
  • Page 23 Copper pass-thru modules are compatible with Ethernet expansion cards. For additional information, see the Installation and User’s Guide for your BladeCenter unit on the IBM BladeCenter unit Documentation CD. Chapter 2. Installing and removing a copper pass-thru module...
  • Page 24: Blade Server Ethernet Controller Numbering

    I/O-module bay by performing the same steps, using a controller on the I/O expansion card and a compatible Ethernet-switch module or copper pass-thru module in I/O bay 3 or 4. IBM BladeCenter Copper Pass-thru Module: Installation Guide...
  • Page 25: Installation Guidelines

    The copper pass-thru module supports a 1000 Mbps cable only. Do not connect a 10/100 Mbps cable to the module. v For a list of supported options for your BladeCenter unit, go to http://www-03.ibm.com/services/supline/products/. System reliability considerations Attention: To help ensure proper cooling, performance, and system reliability,...
  • Page 26 (touching your skin at one end and connected to the ESD connector on the front or back of the BladeCenter T unit). Location of ESD connector (front of unit) ESD connector IBM BladeCenter Copper Pass-thru Module: Installation Guide...
  • Page 27 Location of ESD connector (rear of unit) Alarms ESD connector Chapter 2. Installing and removing a copper pass-thru module...
  • Page 28: Installing A Copper Pass-Thru Module

    Laser radiation when open. Do not stare into the beam, do not view directly with optical instruments, and avoid direct exposure to the beam. Class 1 Laser Product Laser Klasse 1 Laser Klass 1 Luokan 1 Laserlaite Appareil A Laser de Classe 1 IBM BladeCenter Copper Pass-thru Module: Installation Guide...
  • Page 29 Statement 8: CAUTION: Never remove the cover on a power supply or any part that has the following label attached. Hazardous voltage, current, and energy levels are present inside any component that has this label attached. There are no serviceable parts inside these components.
  • Page 30 The following illustration shows how to install a copper pass-thru module in an I/O-module bay in the rear of an IBM Eserver BladeCenter Type 8677 or similar BladeCenter unit. I/O module IBM BladeCenter Copper Pass-thru Module: Installation Guide...
  • Page 31 The following illustration shows how to install a copper pass-thru module in an I/O module bay in the rear of an IBM Eserver BladeCenter T Type 8720 or 8730 or similar BladeCenter unit. Filler Ethernet module switch module Release latch...
  • Page 32 3. If the BladeCenter unit is an IBM Eserver BladeCenter Type 8677 unit, remove the acoustic-attenuation module, if one is installed, from the rear of the unit. Acoustic module Locking handle 4. Select an I/O-module bay in which to install the copper pass-thru module.
  • Page 33 11. Make sure that the LEDs on the copper pass-thru module indicate that it is operating properly. (See “Information LEDs” on page 25 for LED locations.) Make sure that: v The green power LED is lit. v The amber copper pass-thru module error LED is not lit. v The LINK OK LED is lit.
  • Page 34: Removing A Copper Pass-Thru Module

    Complete the following steps to remove a copper pass-thru module: 1. If the BladeCenter unit is an IBM Eserver BladeCenter Type 8677 unit, remove the acoustic-attenuation module, if installed, from the rear of the unit (see step 3 on page 18 to locate the attenuation module).
  • Page 35 3. Pull the release latch to the fully-open position as shown in the illustration. The module moves out of the bay slightly. Filler Ethernet module switch module Release latch (open) Filler module I/O module Copper pass-thru Release module latch L IN (open) 4.
  • Page 36 IBM BladeCenter Copper Pass-thru Module: Installation Guide...
  • Page 37: Chapter 3. Information Leds And External Ports

    Figure 5. Copper pass-thru module external ports and LED matrix The copper pass-thru module contains: v LEDs that display the status of the copper pass-thru module and its network connections (see “Information LEDs” on page 25). © Copyright IBM Corp. 2012...
  • Page 38 Port 1 (transceiver 1) Port 1 (transceiver 2) Port 1 (transceiver 3) Port 1 (transceiver 4) Port 1 (transceiver 5) Port 2 (transceiver 6) Port 2 (transceiver 7) Port 2 (transceiver 8) IBM BladeCenter Copper Pass-thru Module: Installation Guide...
  • Page 39: Information Leds

    Notes: 1. Copper pass-thru module cable connectors are marked as A, B, C, D, and E to indicate their channel number. 2. The port-3 E connector is not used. Information LEDs There are two sets of LEDs on the copper pass-thru module front panel. The first row of LEDs at the top of the I/O module represent I/O-module status and include the power LED and the copper pass-thru module error LED (!).
  • Page 40 (LED columns A, B, C, D, and E) and the transceiver (LED rows 1, 2, and 3) that is associated with it. If a LINK OK LED is not lit, make sure that the blade server is in the correct slot and is powered-on. IBM BladeCenter Copper Pass-thru Module: Installation Guide...
  • Page 41: Chapter 4. Completing The Installation

    A sample copper pass-thru module cable is shown below: CAT5E copper connectors Multi-port copper connector The CAT5E cable connectors that are attached to your network infrastructure are numbered to identify their port channel. See Table 1 on page 24 for blade-server-to-port mapping information. © Copyright IBM Corp. 2012...
  • Page 42: Connecting To The Copper Pass-Thru Module

    2. Press the copper cable connector until it clicks and locks in place. IBM BladeCenter Copper Pass-thru Module: Installation Guide...
  • Page 43: Configuring The Copper Pass-Thru Module

    BIOS code for your blade server and management module. If these items are obsolete, the BladeCenter unit might not recognize the I/O module and might not turn it on. Go to the IBM Support Web site, http://www- 947.ibm.com/support/entry/portal/documentation/ for the latest information about upgrading the device drivers, firmware, and BIOS code for BladeCenter components.
  • Page 44 I/O module settings using the management-module Web-based interface. See the BladeCenter unit Management Module User’s Guide on the IBM BladeCenter unit or option Documentation CD for general information on managing BladeCenter I/O modules. If you still have a system configuration problem, see the documentation that comes with your IBM BladeCenter unit, or contact your IBM technical-support representative.
  • Page 45: Appendix A. Getting Help And Technical Assistance

    Appendix A. Getting help and technical assistance If you need help, service, or technical assistance or just want more information about IBM products, you will find a wide variety of sources available from IBM to assist you. This appendix contains information about where to go for...
  • Page 46: Getting Help And Information From The World Wide Web

    IBM Publications Center at http://www.elink.ibmlink.ibm.com/ public/applications/publications/cgibin/pbi.cgi. Getting help and information from the World Wide Web On the World Wide Web, the IBM Web site has up-to-date information about IBM Eserver and IntelliStation products, services, and support. The address for IBM IntelliStation information is http://www.ibm.com/systems/intellistation/.
  • Page 47: Appendix B. Notices

    Web sites. The materials at those Web sites are not part of the materials for this IBM product, and use of those Web sites is at your own risk. IBM may use or distribute any of the information you supply in any way it believes appropriate without incurring any obligation to you.
  • Page 48: Edition Notice

    © Copyright International Business Machines Corporation 2012. All rights reserved. U.S. Government Users Restricted Rights — Use, duplication, or disclosure restricted by GSA ADP Schedule Contract with IBM Corp. Trademarks The following terms are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both:...
  • Page 49: Important Notes

    These products are offered and warranted solely by third parties. IBM makes no representations or warranties with respect to non-IBM products. Support (if any) for the non-IBM products is provided by the third party, not IBM. Appendix B. Notices...
  • Page 50: Product Recycling And Disposal

    In the United States, IBM has established a collection process for reuse, recycling, or proper disposal of used IBM sealed lead acid, nickel cadmium, nickel metal hydride, and battery packs from IBM equipment. For information on proper disposal of these batteries, contact IBM at 1-800-426-4333.
  • Page 51: Industry Canada Class A Emission Compliance Statement

    Properly shielded and grounded cables and connectors must be used in order to meet FCC emission limits. IBM is not responsible for any radio or television interference caused by using other than recommended cables and connectors or by unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment.
  • Page 52: Taiwanese Class A Warning Statement

    This product has been tested and found to comply with the limits for Class A Information Technology Equipment according to CISPR 22/European Standard EN 55022.
  • Page 53: Index

    LEDs 23 FCC Class A notice 36 ports 23 features 3 serial number 5 firmware upgrade 29 front panel 23 major components 5 management module port general requirements 3 assignment 23, 25 notes, important 35 © Copyright IBM Corp. 2012...
  • Page 54 Web site 11 system reliability 11 technical specifications 3 trademarks 34 transmission rates 3 troubleshooting hardware 29 installation problems 29 system configuration problems 30 United States electronic emission Class A notice 36 IBM BladeCenter Copper Pass-thru Module: Installation Guide...
  • Page 56 Part Number: 25R4622-02 Printed in USA...