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NEC Express Server
Express5800 Series
Express5800/E120d-1
EXP298
User's Guide
Model Number: N8100-1925F
Chapter 1 General Description
Chapter 2 Preparations
Chapter 3 Setup
Chapter 4 Appendix
December 2012, 2nd Edition
© NEC Corporation 2012
10.026.01-101.02

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  • Page 1 NEC Express Server Express5800 Series Express5800/E120d-1 EXP298 User’s Guide Model Number: N8100-1925F Chapter 1 General Description Chapter 2 Preparations Chapter 3 Setup Chapter 4 Appendix 10.026.01-101.02 December 2012, 2nd Edition © NEC Corporation 2012...
  • Page 2: Documents Provided With This Product

    Chapter 2: Convenient Features Useful features and the detail of system BIOS settings, RAID Configuration Utility, and EXPRESSBUILDER Chapter 3: Appendix Error messages and Windows Event Logs Other documents Provides the detail of NEC ESMPRO, Universal RAID Utility, and the other features. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    )......................38 4.6.3 LINK/ACT LED ( 2)....................39 4.6.4 DISK Access LED ( ) ....................39 4.6.5 UID LED (ID)........................39 4.6.6 LED on a hard disk drive ....................40 4.6.7 LEDs for LAN connectors ....................41 Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 4 Exiting SETUP ........................98 Description on On-Screen Items and Key Usage ................99 Cases that Require Configuration....................101 EXPRESSSCOPE Engine 3 ........................103 Overview............................103 EXPRESSSCOPE Engine 3 Network Configuration..............103 EXPRESSBUILDER..........................105 Features of EXPRESSBUILDER ....................105 Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 5 Contents Starting EXPRESSBUILDER ......................105 Installing Software Components........................ 106 Turning Off the Server..........................107 Chapter 4 Appendix..............................108 Specifications ............................109 Interrupt Lines ............................110 Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 6: Notations Used In This Document

    Unless otherwise stated, hard disk drives (HDD) described in this document refer to both of the following.  Hard disk drives (HDD)  Solid state drive (SSD) Removable media Unless otherwise stated, removable media described in this document refer to both of the following.  USB memory  Flash FDD Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 7: Abbreviations Of Operating Systems (Windows)

     Windows Server 2008 32-bit Edition: Windows Server 2008 x86 *2: Unless otherwise stated, Windows Server 2003 R2 and Windows Server 2003 are collectively referred to as Windows Server 2003. *3: Used as an installation platform only. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 8: Trademarks

    Trademarks Trademarks EXPRESSSCOPE is a registered trademark of NEC Corporation. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Server, Windows Vista, 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.
  • Page 9: Regulatory Notices

    The mark on the electrical and electronic products only applies to the current European Union Member States. Outside the European Union If you wish to dispose of used electrical and electronic products outside the European Union, please contact your local authority and ask for the correct method of disposal. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 10 Regulatory Notices Vietnam RoHS information relevant for Vietnam market Complying with “CIRCULAR,No.30/2011/TT-BCT(Hanoi,August 10 2011), Temporary regulations on content limit for certain hazardous substances in electrical products” 台湾電池規制(廃棄物清理法 Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • 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: Precautions For Use (Be Sure To Read)

    Names and Functions of Parts in this document. Safety precautions Follow the instructions in this document for the safe use of NEC Express server. This User’s Guide describes hazardous parts of the server, possible hazards, and how to avoid them. Server components with possible danger are indicated with a warning label placed on or around them (or, in some cases, by printing the warnings on the server).
  • Page 13: Symbols Used In This Document And On Warning Labels

    Unplug the power cord of the server. cannot be specifically identified. Make Otherwise, an electric shock or fire may sure to follow the instruction. be caused. Make sure equipment properly grounded. Otherwise, an electric shock or fire may be caused. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 14: Safety Notes

    Failure to follow this warning may cause an electric shock, a fire, or failure of the server. When such things accidentally enter the server, immediately turn off the power and disconnect the power plug from the outlet. Do not disassemble the server, and contact the store where you purchased the product or your maintenance service company. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 15: Rack Installation

    Do not disconnect/connect the plug while your hands are wet. Failure to follow this warning may cause an electric shock. Do not connect the ground wire to a gas pipe. Never connect the ground wire to a gas pipe. Failure to follow this warning may cause a gas explosion. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 16 Preparation of Power Strip Prepare Power Strip or socket-outlet near the equipment and it shall be easily accessible, otherwise it is hard to disconnect AC power promptly. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 17: Installation, Relocation, Storage, And Connection

    Do not get your fingers caught in the rails When mounting/removing the server onto/from the rack, be careful to avoid getting your fingers caught in the rails or cutting your fingers on the rails. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 18: Cleaning And Working With Internal Devices

    Use only the specified interface cable. Use only interface cables provided by NEC and locate a proper device and connector before connecting a cable. Using an authorized cable or connecting a cable to an improper destination may cause a short circuit, resulting in a fire.
  • Page 19: During Operation

    Keep your hands and hair away from the cooling fan at the rear of the server during operation. Failure to observe this warning may cause your hands or hair to catch in the fan, resulting in personal injury. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 20: Warning Labels

    If no label is attached or printed on the server, or if there is a label coming off or stained, contact your sales representative. External view Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 21: Handling Precautions (For Proper Operations)

    Tape media: Approximately 1 day  For optional devices, we recommend you use our NEC products. Even if they are successfully installed or connected, installation of unsupported devices can cause the server to malfunction or even failure. You will be charged to repair failure or damage caused by use of such products even within warranty period.
  • Page 22 E) Reliable Earthing - Reliable earthing of rack-mounted equipment should be maintained. Particular attention should be given to supply connections other than direct connections to the branch circuit (e.g. use of power strips)." Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 23 Keeping your equipment clean is important not only for the appearance but also for functional and safety reasons. A dusty monitor makes it difficult to see the display contents, so clean it regularly. Take rest breaks When you feel tired, take a break. Light exercise is also recommended. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 24: Chapter 1 General Description

    Verify the condition of your server's accessories. 3. Features This section describes the server’s features and the server management. 4. Names and Functions of Parts This section describes the name of each part contained in this server. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 25: Introduction

    This high performance server is powered by the latest microprocessor "Intel Xeon processor. NEC’s latest technology and architectures realize high-power and high-speed operation that cannot be matched by existing servers. The server is designed with consideration of not only reliability but also expandability, which enables you to use it as a network server.
  • Page 26: Accessories

    The chassis serial number plate and maintenance label is located on the server. If the serial number does not match the number on the warranty, you may not be guaranteed against failure even within the warranty period. Contact your sales representative if they do not match. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 27: Features

    Power saving and noiseless design  Power consumption monitoring feature  Power control feature  ® 80 PLUS Gold certified high efficiency power supply  Fan control appropriate to environment, work load, and configuration  ® Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology supported Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 28 *1: Unsupported on Xeon processor E5-2407 embedded models. *2: Processor core speed depends on processor type, number and type of DIMMs installed, and operating voltage (1.35/1.5 V). *3: In 2-CPU configuration. Up to 192 GB in 1-CPU configuration. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 29: Management Features

    NEC ESMPRO Agent stored in EXPRESSBUILDER. You can also monitor the server states from a management PC on network where NEC ESMPRO Manager is installed. The features available on this server are as shown in the table below.
  • Page 30: Firmware And Software Version Management

    3. Features Firmware and Software Version Management Use of NEC ESMPRO Manager and ExpressUpdate Agent allows you to manage versions of firmware and software as well as update them by applying update packages. This feature automatically updates modules without stopping the system just by specifying the updating packages from NEC ESMPRO Manager.
  • Page 31: Names And Functions Of Parts

    EXPRESSSCOPE Engine 3 A label indicating the part number and serial number of the (BMC). server is located on this tab. To use this switch, press it at least five seconds. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 32: Rear View

    Slot to install a Option PCI baord. (5) SPEED LED (100/10 LED) (11)-1 Low-profile PCI board The LED indicates the transfer speed of LAN ports. (11)-2 Low-profile PCI baord (See page 41.). (6) Display connector The connector to connect a display unit. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 33: External View

    Chapter 1 General Description 4. Names and Functions of Parts External View (1) Top Cover (2) Release Button. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 34: Internal View

    (8) Power Supply Unit -2 FAN2 (9) Battery tray for RAID Controller -3 FAN3 -4 FAN4 -5 FAN5 (optional) -6 FAN6 (optional) FAN1 to FAN4 are factory installed. FAN5 to FAN6 are required in 2-CPU configuration. Processor (Optional) Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 35: Motherboard

    Chapter 1 General Description 4. Names and Functions of Parts Motherboard (20)-2 (17) (11) (20)-1 (13) (10) (12) (21) (19) (16) (15) (14) (18) Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 36 (12) Serial port B(COM 2) connector PM-BUS connector (Option connector) DIMM socket COM2 is indicated at on the OS or NEC ESMPRO Agent, Power connector(CPU) but it's no problem . (5) Outside connection connector When using COM2, use [N8117-01A Addition RS-232C Connector Kit].
  • Page 37: Status Indicators

    When connecting the power cord, the LED goes on amber for 40 seconds. After the amber LED becomes unlit, the server is available for powering on. Do not power on the server while the LED is lit amber. The server is off-powered. The server is in halt status. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 38: Status Led ( )

    4.6.2 STATUS LED ( While hardware is operating normally, STATUS LED lights green. STATUS LED is off or lights/flashes amber if there is a hardware failure. Tips NEC ESMPRO helps you to check the causes of failures. STATUS LED Description Solution ...
  • Page 39: Link/Act Led ( 1, 2)

    Especially when performing maintenance from behind the server, lighting the LED will help you to identify which server to work with. UID LED Description On (blue) The UID switch is pressed. The UID switch is not pressed. Tips You can turn on an LED using remote management software. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 40: 4.6.6 Led On A Hard Disk Drive

     Do not turn off or reboot the server while a HDD is being rebuilt.  Wait at least 90 seconds before installing a HDD after removing one.  Do not replace a HDD while another HDD is being rebuilt. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 41: Leds For Lan Connectors

     Management LAN ( M) supports 100BASE-TX and 10BASE-T. SPEED LED Description On (amber) The port is operating with 1000BASE-T interface. On (green) The port is operating with 100BASE-TX interface. The port is operating with 10BASE-T interface. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 42: Dc Power Led

    4. Names and Functions of Parts 4.6.8 DC POWER LED The DC power LED in rear. DC POWER LED DC POWER LED Descrption Solution On (green) The server is powered on. – The server is powered off.. – Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 43: Chapter 2 Preparations

    1. Installing Internal Optional Devices You can skip this section if you did not purchase any optional devices. 2. Installation and Connection You must place the server in a suitable location and connect some cables following this section. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 44: Installing Internal Optional Devices

    Important Use only the devices and cables specified by NEC. You will be charged to repair damages, malfunctions, and failures caused by the use of any devices or cables not specified for use with this server even within the warranty period.
  • Page 45: Anti-Static Measures

     Keep any component in an anti-static bag until you actually install it to the server.  Hold any component by its edge to avoid touching any terminals or parts.  To store or carry any component, place it in an anti-static bag. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 46: Overview Of Installation And Removal

    Refer to Chapter 2 (1.5 Removing Top Cover). Depending on the components to be installed or removed, follow the procedure in order. Refer to Chapter 2 (1.6 Processor(CPU)) to (1.9 Use of Internal Hard Disk Drives in the RAID System). Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 47 Refer to Chapter 2 (2.1 Installation). Install hard disk drives Refer to Chapter 2 (1.11 Hard Disk Drive). This is the end of the installation or removal procedures for internal optional devices. Continue the setup with reference to Chapter 2 (2.2 Connection). Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 48: Confirming Servers (Uid Switch)

    When the server is working, before you turn the server off or disconnect a cable from the server, be sure to identify the target server by using UID Switch first. To turn UID LED on, press UID Switch. When it is pressed again, the LED will be off. FRONT UID switch REAR UID switch Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 49: Removing Top Cover

    Refer to steps 1 to 5 in Chapter 2 (1.3 Overview of Installation and Removal) for preparations. Slide Top Cover to the rear of the server while pressing Release Button. Rear Front Lift the cover, and remove it from the server. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 50: Processor(Cpu)

    Important refer to Chapter 2 (1.2 Anti-static Measures).  Make sure to use the processor authorized by NEC. Installing a third-party processor may cause a failure of the processor as well as the motherboard. Repair of the server due to failures or damage resulted from installing such a processor will be charged.
  • Page 51 Put the additional processor on the CPU socket slowly and gently. For easy installation, hold edges of processor with your thumb and index fingers so that the notch is aligned with the key on the CPU socket. Notch Pin mark Pin mark Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 52 Temporarily tighten the four screws diagonally, then tighten them securely. Make sure that the screw aligns with the screw hole. If not, the screw may damage the motherboard. Note Make sure the location to put the heat sink. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 53 – All screws are not completely tightened.  Do not move the secured heat sink. 12. Remove the fan cover from the slot where an additional fan is installed.Install an additional fan provided with Additional CPU Board. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 54: Replacement / Removal

     To remove the heat sink from the processor, first turn the heat sink to the left and right lightly to make sure that the heat sink can be apart from the processor. Removing the heat sink with it adhering to the processor may cause the processor and/or CPU socket to be defected. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 55: Dimm

    Up to 384 GB (32 GB x 12) can be installed in 2-CPU configuration. Up to 192 GB (32 GB x 6) can be installed in 1-CPU configuration. No DIMM is factory installed in standard configuration. CPU2_DIMM1 CPU2_DIMM4 CPU2_DIMM2 CPU2_DIMM5 CPU2_DIMM3 CPU2 DIMM6 CPU1_DIMM6 CPU1_DIMM3 CPU1_DIMM5 CPU1_DIMM2 CPU1_DIMM4 CPU1 DIMM1 Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 56: Maximum Supported Memory Size

    Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 384GB Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (EM64T) Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Advanced Platform (EM64T) Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 (x86_64) 384GB SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (EM64T) 512GB 384GB VMware ESXi 5.0 384GB Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 57: Memory Clock

    1333 MHz 1066MHz 1333 MHz 1066 MHz N8102-510F 4GB DDR3-1600 UNB Memory Kit N8102-511F 8GB DDR3-1600 REG Memory Kit 1333 MHz 1600 MHz N8102-512F 16GB DDR3-1600 REG Memory Kit N8102-513F 32GB DDR3-1066 REG Memory Kit 800 MHz Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 58: Dimm Installation Order

    N8102-512F 16GB DDR3-1600 REG Memory Kit   ○ ○ ○ N8102-513F 32GB DDR3-1066 REG Memory Kit   ○ ○ ○ N8102-513F 32GB DDR3-1066 REG Memory Kit : Not allowed to be install together. : Allowed to be install together. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 59: Installation

    Advanced menu. Make sure the capacity of added DIMM is displayed properly. Refer to Chapter 3 (2.BIOS Setup Utility (SETUP)) for BIOS Setup Utility. 6. Select Memory Configuration from the Advanced menu, and then specify Yes for Memory Retest. After that, select Save Changes and Exit to reboot. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 60: Removal / Replacement

    Note When removing a defective DIMM, check error messages displayed at POST or NEC ESMPRO and check the DIMM socket where the defective DIMM is installed. Take the steps below after replacing or removing DIMMs. Confirm that no error messages are displayed on POST. If any error message is displayed, refer to Chapter 3 (1.
  • Page 61: Pci Card

    For a RAID Controller, LAN card (network boot), or Fibre Channel controller, if no hard disk drive on which an OS is installed is connected, set the option ROM for that slot to Disabled. Refer to Chapter 3 (2.BIOS Setup Utility (SETUP)) for BIOS Setup Utility. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 62: Supported Boards And Available Slots

    Use RS-232C cable (B). * For details of functions of each card, refer to the Technical Guide. * The card performance described in the parentheses after the Product name indicates the maximum operation performance of the card. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 63: Installation

     Make sure that the head of a PCI card bracket is seated into the fixed slot. Note  If you have trouble installing the card, remove the card once and try again. If you apply excessive pressure on the card, a PCI card or riser card might break. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 64: Removal

    Run SETUP and change boot order in Boot menu. Refer to Chapter 2 (1. System BIOS) in "Maintenance Guide" for how to specify it. If using the server while the card is removed, attach the blank cover that comes with the riser card. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 65: Installing Raid Controller

    Remove the two screws and remove PCI Riser Card. Bracket for full hight Bracket for Low profile Remove the screw securing the PCI riser card. Hold the both ends of the PCI riser card and lift it off. Screw Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 66 When five or more hard disk drives are installed: Connect SAS/SATA cable removed in Step 8 to connector (Ports 0-3) on RAID Controller. Connect K410-269(00)intaernal SAS/SATA cable of an option to connector (Ports 4-7) on RAID Controller. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 67  When connecting a RAID Controller, set the boot priority to 8th or higher in the Boot menu of the BIOS Setup utility. If the setting is 9th or lower, the configuration menu for RAID Controllers cannot be launched. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 68 Remove the screw from the PCI riser card and remove the blank cover. PCI #2 side PCI #1 side Note Keep the removed blank cover for future use. Fix on the Riser Card with screw you removed at step 4. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 69 Connect the PCI riser card to the motherboard slot and fix the card with the screw. When connecting the card, position the terminal part of the PCI riser card to the slot on the motherboard and insert it. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 70: Battery For Raid Controller

    When connecting the cable, pay attention to the shape of connector. Note The battery control cable and the connector of additional battery have a black marking. Connect a cable so that Black marking will fit the connector. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 71 The battery control cable and the connector of RAID controller have a black marking. Connect a cable so that Black marking will fit the connector. (3) Removal For removing the battery for the RAID Controller, reverse the installation procedure. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 72: Rs-232C Connector Kit(N8117-01A)

    1. Refer to steps 1 to 6 in Chapter 2 (1.3 Overview of Installation and Removal) for preparations Remove the screw securing the PCI riser card. Hold the both ends of the PCI riser card and lift it off. Screw Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 73 6. Connect the PCI riser card to the motherboard slot and fix the card with the screw. When connecting the card, position the terminal part of the PCI riser card to the slot on the motherboard and insert it. Screw Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 74 Select [Advanced]  [Serial Port Configuration], and set [Serial Port B] to [Enabled]. When [Enabled] is set, [Base I/O Address] and [Interrupt] menus are displayed. The factory-set values are shown below. Base I/O Address : 2F8 Interrupt : IRQ 3 Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 75: Use Of Internal Hard Disk Drives In The Raid System

    MotherBoard SW RAID Enabled:Default SW RAID Disabled Warning: If [RAID_key1] has been set to [Enabled] in MB before replacement and that parameter on MB after replacement is set to [Disabled], booting the server will destroy the data. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 76: Connecting Cables

     Do not change the mode to hibernate while building a RAID System. Important  Build a Disk Array in the RAID System using hard disk drives that have the same specifications (capacity, rotational speed, and standard). Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 77: Installing Top Cover

    Put Top Cover straight on the server chassis so that it can be surely engaged with the chassis frame. Slide Top Cover toward the front of the server. Front Rear The edge of a cover is slided in the Chassis. Front Rear Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 78: Hard Disk Drive

    Important Use hard disk drives specified by NEC. Installing a third-party hard disk drive might cause a failure of the server and it. Note the following precautions to install hard disk drives.
  • Page 79: 1.11.1 Installation

    Unlock the handle of the tray. Hold the tray firmly and insert it into the slot.  Push it all the way until the handle’s lock touches the frame. Note  Hold the tray firmly with both hands. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 80: 1.11.2 Removal

    If you transfer or dispose of the removed hard disk drive, refer to Chapter 1 (1. Transfer, Movement, and Disposal) in “Maintenance Guide” to erase data. Important NEC assumes no liability for data leakage should the product be transferred to a third party without erasing the data. Note If you must remove a hard disk drive due to a failure, check the slot with its DISK LED lit in amber.
  • Page 81: Replacing A Hard Disk Drive In The Raid System (Auto Rebuild)

    Leave an interval of at least 90 seconds between a hard disk drive removal and a hard disk drive installation.  Do not replace a disk during the auto rebuilding of another hard disk drive (during an auto rebuild, DISK LED on the hard disk drive flashes green and amber alternately). Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 82: Installation And Connection

     Do not leave more than one device being pulled out from the rack.  Do not provide the wiring for the server to exceed the rating of the power supply.  Do not use in the environment where corrosive gas is generated. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 83 Place where the power cord of the server must be connected to an AC outlet that shares the outlet of another device with large power consumption  Place near equipment that generates power noise (e.g., contact spark at power-on/power-off of commercial power supply through a relay).  Environment where operation of the server is not guaranteed Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 84: Installing The Server To The Rack Or Removing It From The Rack

    Air enters the server from the front and exits from the rear. Important When installing into a rack, please be sure to use the slide rail(outer rail and inner rail) installed in this server. When it's used by wrong combination, server can't be removed any more. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 85 After removing the outer rail, only the inner rail is screwed to the server. Inner rail  The outer rail removed is used later in the subsequent procedure. Important  Be careful not to get your finger caught in the rail. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 86 Inner Rail at server side Important Be very careful not to get your finger caught in the levers or rails. Insert both sides of inner rails straight into the rack. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 87  While more than one person is supporting the bottom part of the server, Important slowly pull out the server.  Do not apply pressure on the server from top when it is being pulled out. Doing so cause the server to drop. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 88 Prepare the designated tool to remove slide rail (outer rail) that comes with the server. Insert the tool into the square hall at the front of a rail as shown in the image on the right. Square hall Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 89 Insert the tool into the square hole at the rear of the rail in the direction described. As shown in the image on the right, rotate the tool to unlock it. Square hole Front view Remove the rail while it is being unlocked. Side view Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 90: Connection

     Insert the power plug into the outlet as far as it goes.  Use only the specified power cord  Do not connect or disconnect the interface cable with the power plugged in the outlet.  Use only the specified interface cable Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 91 Ports for data cord to an outlet. *1 transmission Rear Management LAN port Display unit *2 USB device Connect the power cord to a circuit breaker of up to 15 A. Either one can connect with a display unit. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 92  Make sure that no pressure is applied on the plug of power cord.  Be sure to use the display unit specified by NEC. The operation is not guaranteed if you install a display unit not specified by NEC.
  • Page 93: Connecting To Uninterruptible Power Supply (Ups)

    To change the settings, select "Server" and then select "Power Control Configuration" and then "AC-LINK" in BIOS Setup Utility, and change the displayed parameters. Select Power On to perform automatic operations by using the UPS. For details, refer to Chapter 3 (2.BIOS Setup Utility (SETUP)). Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 94: Chapter 3 Setup

    EXPRESSBUILDER helps you to install Windows and maintain the server. 5. Installing Software Components You can install Windows and bundled software by following the instructions in "Installation Guide (Windows)". 6. Turning off the Server Turn off power when not using the server. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 95: Turning On The Server

    Do not connect or disconnect USB device while POST is running. POWER LED POWER Switch While logo is being displayed, the self-diagnostic program (POST) runs and diagnoses the hardware. For details, refer to Chapter 3 (1.1 POST). Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 96: Post

     <F3> key must be pressed within 5 seconds of the message being displayed.  Note that the server will not boot from Internal Flash Memory even if it is specified to do so by pressing <F3> key, as long as a bootable CD/DVD-ROM is set on the drive. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 97: Post Error Messages

    Chapter 3 (1. POST Error Message) in "Maintenance Guide". Note Take notes on the indication displayed on display unit before consulting with your sales representative. Alarm messages are useful information for maintenance. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 98: Bios Setup Utility (Setup)

    Press <F2> SETUP, <F3> Internal Flash Memory, <F4> ROM Utility, <F12> Network If you press <F2> key at this time, SETUP runs and displays Main menu upon completion of POST. (You can also press <F2> key while NEC logo appears to display Main menu.) Tips If password is set, you will be prompted to enter password at next startup of SETUP.
  • Page 99: Description On On-Screen Items And Key Usage

    If you select Yes, SETUP closes without saving the changed parameters. Quit without saving? [Yes]  <F1> key Press this key to display help information. If you need help using SETUP, press this key. Press <Esc> key to go back to the original screen. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 100 (This might be different from the parameters configured before shipment.) Load Setup Defaults? [Yes]  <F4> key If you press this key, the following window appears. If you select Yes, the parameter you configured is saved and SETUP closes. Save configuration and exit? [Yes] Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 101: Cases That Require Configuration

    On/Off NumLock on power ON or OFF Boot  Quite Boot  Disabled On/Off the function to display By pressing <Esc> key, prevent NEC logo during POST the display of the logo. Advanced  Memory Configuration  Memory Add or change DIMM After rebooting, Memory Retest Memory Retest ...
  • Page 102 If you wish to exit without saving the changed parameters, select Save & Exit Discard Changes and then and Exit. Or if you wish to restore the setting to default values, select Save & Exit Load Setup Defaults. and then (The default value might be different from the factory setting.) Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 103: Expressscope Engine 3

    If you press the <F4> key at this time, Offline Tool starts upon completion of POST. You can also press the <F4> key while the NEC logo is being displayed to open the Off-line TOOL MENU screen. The keyboard selection screen appears. Select your keyboard type.
  • Page 104 Connect the LAN cable to the management LAN connector in order to connect to the network. It will be available for use if you access EXPRESSSCOPE Engine 3 via Web browser from PC for management according to the setting. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 105: Expressbuilder

    To use this feature, select Os (Windows reinstallation) installation on the menu after boot. Bundled software Stores various bundled software (such as NEC ESMPRO Agent). Maintenance Diagnoses your server system. To use this feature, select Tool menu on the top menu after boot.
  • Page 106: Installing Software Components

    Installing Software Components Continue to install software components such as OS. Refer to the following document and follow instructions. • Installation Guide (Windows) Hibernate function of Windows Server cannot be used. Do not set Hibernate at Tips Windows shutdown. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 107: Turning Off The Server

    Shut down the OS. The server automatically turns off after the OS shuts down. Confirm that POWER LED is OFF. Turn off peripheral devices. Tips Hibernate function of Windows Server cannot be used. Do not set Hibernate at Windows shutdown. Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 108: Chapter 4 Appendix

    NEC Express5800 Series Express5800/E120d-1 Appendix Specifications Interrupt Lines Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 109: Specifications

    Operating: 10 to 40C*3 / 20 to 80%, Temperature/Humidity Storage: –10~55C / 20 to 80% (no condensation either when operating or when stored) Main accessories EXPRESSBUILDER(NEC ESMPRO Manager), NEC ESMPRO Agent, User’s Guide (electronic document) included), Getting Started, one-touch rack rail Installed OS –...
  • Page 110: Interrupt Lines

     System timer  Numeric data processor    COM 2 serial port COM 1 serial port PCI, USB     SATA, PCI  Real-time clock    SM Bus, LAN1, LAN2  Express5800/E120d-1 User’s Guide...

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