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Operating Manual - English
PRIMERGY CX420 S1
Dual Node Cluster Server
Operating Manual
Edition October 2013

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  • Page 1 Operating Manual - English PRIMERGY CX420 S1 Dual Node Cluster Server Operating Manual Edition October 2013...
  • Page 2 – The contents of this manual may be revised without prior notice. – Fujitsu assumes no liability for damages to third party copyrights or other rights arising from the use of any information in this manual. – No part of this manual may be reproduced in any form without the prior written permission of Fujitsu.
  • Page 3 Before reading this manual For your safety This manual contains important information for safely and correctly using this product. Carefully read the manual before using this product. Pay particular attention to the accompanying manual "Safety Notes and Regulations" and ensure these safety notes are understood before using the product.
  • Page 4 Please consult the sales staff of Fujitsu if intending to use this product for high safety use. Measures against momentary voltage drop This product may be affected by a momentary voltage drop in the power supply caused by lightning.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction ......7 Concept and target groups for this manual ..7 Documentation overview .
  • Page 6 Contents Connecting the Dual Node Cluster Server to the mains . . . 40 5.4.1 Securing the power cord ..... 41 Notes on connecting/disconnecting cables .
  • Page 7: Introduction

    All server nodes are half-wide, thus two of them may be positioned besides each other, and up to two 2U nodes are the maximum number per PRIMERGY CX420 S1 Dual Node Cluster Server, thus density may be doubled compared to standard rack servers.
  • Page 8: Documentation Overview

    Introduction Documentation overview More information on your PRIMERGY CX420 S1 Dual Node Cluster Server can be found in the following documents: – "Quick Start Hardware - PRIMERGY CX420 S1 Dual Node Cluster Server" leaflet (only included as a printed copy) –...
  • Page 9 Internet. The overview page showing the online documentation available on the Internet can be found using the URL (for EMEA market): http://manuals.ts.fujitsu.com. The PRIMERGY server documentation can be accessed using the Industry standard servers navigation option. For the Japanese market: Please refer to the following URL for the latest product manuals: http://jp.fujitsu.com/platform/server/primergy/manual/...
  • Page 10: Notational Conventions

    Introduction Notational conventions The following notational conventions are used in this manual: indicates commands or menu items. Text in italics "Quotation marks" indicate names of chapters and terms that are being emphasized. describes activities that must be performed in the order Ê...
  • Page 11: Functional Overview

    This section provides information on the features and technical data of the PRIMERGY CX420 S1 Dual Node Cluster Server. For information on key characteristics and layout of the system board, see the "PRIMERGY CX420 S1 Dual Node Cluster Server Upgrade and Maintenance Manual".
  • Page 12 Each hot-plug power supply unit can be replaced during operation (see the "PRIMERGY CX420 S1 Upgrade and Maintenance Manual"). The Dual Node Cluster Server uses a hot-plug PSU, which automatically sets itself to a mains voltage in the range of 200 - 240 V (High Line) or 100 - 240 V (Wide Range);...
  • Page 13: Dual Node Cluster Server Specification

    Functional overview Dual Node Cluster Server specification This section explains the specifications for the Dual Node Cluster Server. The specifications for this Dual Node Cluster Server are liable to be updated without any notice. Please be forewarned. System Board Dual Node Cluster 2U chassis for 19-inch rack Server type Rear bays...
  • Page 14 Functional overview Electrical data (hot-plug power supply unit) Rated voltage range 200 - 240 V / 100 - 240 V Frequency 50 Hz - 60 Hz Max. rated current 12 A Effective power 1200 W Apparent power 1445 VA Heat dissipation 4320,0 kJ/h (4080 BTU/H) Main power fuse 16 A...
  • Page 15 Functional overview Noise level Noise emission Measured according to ISO 7779 and declared according to ISO9296 Sound power (LWAd; 6.9 B (idle) / 7.4 B (operating) 1B = 10dB) Drive bays Product Model Name CX272 S1 Product Type Dual Socket Server Node (Intel) Processor Quantity Support Number of nodes (max.) Memory slots total...
  • Page 16 Functional overview Compliance with regulations and standards Product safety and ergonomics International IEC 60950-1 2ed. Europe Safety EN 60950-1 2ed. EN 50371 EN 50392 Ergonomics ISO 9241-3 EN 2941-3 EK1-ITB2000:2013 USA / Canada CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1-07 2ed. UL 60950-1 2ed. Taiwan CNS 14336 China...
  • Page 17 Functional overview Mounting order Figure 1: Mounting order Item Installation bay 1 for server node CX272 S1 Installation bay 2 for server node CX272 S1 Installation bay 1 for PSU Installation bay 2 for PSU Table 1: Mounting order of server nodes Each CX420 S1 has to be populated with 2 CX272 S1 server nodes.
  • Page 18 Functional overview Operating Manual CX420 S1...
  • Page 19: Installation Steps, Overview

    Installation steps, overview This chapter contains an overview of the steps necessary to install your Dual Node Cluster Server. Links take you to sections where you can find more detailed information about the respective steps: Ê First of all, carefully read the safety instructions in "Important information"...
  • Page 20 Details on how to operate the ServerView Installation Manager, as well as some additional information, are included in the "ServerView Suite Installation Manager" user’s guide (on the Fujitsu manuals server under Industry Standard Servers - Software - ServerView Suite - Server Installation and Deployment).
  • Page 21: Important Information

    Important information In this chapter you will find essential information regarding safety when working on your Dual Node Cluster Server. Safety instructions The following safety instructions are also provided in the manual "Safety Notes and Regulations" or " 安全上のご注意 ". This device meets the relevant safety regulations for IT equipment.
  • Page 22 Important information Before starting up CAUTION! During installation and before operating the device, observe the ● instructions on environmental conditions for your device (see "Dual Node Cluster Server specification" on page 13). If the Dual Node Cluster Server has been moved from a cold ●...
  • Page 23 Important information CAUTION! Ensure that the power sockets on the device and the properly ● grounded power outlets are freely accessible. The On/Off button or the main power switch (if present) does not ● isolate the device from the mains power supply. To disconnect it completely from the mains power supply, unplug all network power plugs from the properly grounded power outlets.
  • Page 24 Important information CAUTION! Proper operation of the system (in accordance with IEC 60950-1/2 ● resp. EN 60950-1/2) is only ensured if the casing is completely assembled and the rear covers for the installation slots have been fitted (electric shock, cooling, fire protection, interference suppression).
  • Page 25 Replace the lithium battery on the system board in accordance with ● the instructions in the "PRIMERGY CX420 S1 Dual Node Cluster Server Upgrade and Maintenance Manual". All batteries containing pollutants are marked with a symbol (a ●...
  • Page 26 Important information Working with CDs/DVDs/BDs and optical drives When working with devices with optical drives, these instructions must be followed. CAUTION! Only use CDs/DVDs/BDs that are in perfect condition, in order to ● prevent data loss, equipment damage and injury. Check each CD/DVD/BD for damage, cracks, breakages etc.
  • Page 27 Important information Do not contaminate the CD/DVD/BD surface with fingerprints, oil, ● dust, etc. If dirty, clean with a soft, dry cloth, wiping from the center to the edge. Do not use benzene, thinners, water, record sprays, antistatic agents, or silicone-impregnated cloth. Be careful not to damage the CD/DVD/BD surface.
  • Page 28 Important information Modules with Electrostatic-Sensitive Devices Modules with electrostatic-sensitive devices are identified by the following sticker: Figure 2: ESD label When you handle components fitted with ESDs, you must always observe the following points: Switch off the system and remove the power plugs from the power outlets ●...
  • Page 29: Ce Conformity

    Important information Other important information: During cleaning, observe the instructions in section "Cleaning the Dual Node ● Cluster Server" on page Keep this operating manual and the other documentation (such as the ● technical manual, documentation DVD) close to the device. All documentation must be included if the equipment is passed on to a third party.
  • Page 30: Fcc Class A Compliance Statement

    Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. ● Fujitsu is not responsible for any radio or television interference caused by unauthorized modifications of this equipment or the substitution or attachment of connecting cables and equipment other than those specified by Fujitsu. The correction of interferences caused by such unauthorized modification, substitution or attachment will be the responsibility of the user.
  • Page 31: Transporting The Dual Node Cluster Server

    Important information Transporting the Dual Node Cluster Server CAUTION! Only transport the Dual Node Cluster Server in its original packaging or in packaging that protects it from impacts and jolts. Do not unpack the Dual Node Cluster Server until it is at its installation location. If you need to lift or transport the Dual Node Cluster Server, ask other people to help you.
  • Page 32: Notes On Installing The Dual Node Cluster Server In The Rack

    Important information Notes on installing the Dual Node Cluster Server in the rack CAUTION! For safety reasons, at least two people are required to install the ● Dual Node Cluster Server in the rack because of its weight and size. (For the Japanese market, please refer to "...
  • Page 33: Environmental Protection

    Important information Environmental protection Environmentally-friendly product design and development This product has been designed in accordance with the Fujitsu standard for "environmentally friendly product design and development". This means that key factors such as durability, selection and labeling of materials, emissions, packaging, ease of dismantling and recycling have been taken into account.
  • Page 34 Details regarding the return and recycling of devices and consumables within Europe can also be found in the "Returning used devices" manual, via your local Fujitsu branch or from our recycling center in Paderborn: Fujitsu Technology Solutions Recycling Center D-33106 Paderborn Tel.
  • Page 35: Hardware Installation

    Hardware installation CAUTION! Follow the safety instructions in chapter "Important information" on ● page Do not expose the Dual Node Cluster Server to extreme ● environmental conditions (see "Ambient conditions" on page 14). Protect the Dual Node Cluster Server from dust, humidity and heat. Make sure that the Dual Node Cluster Server is acclimatized for the ●...
  • Page 36: Unpacking The Dual Node Cluster Server

    Hardware installation Unpacking the Dual Node Cluster Server CAUTION! Follow the safety instructions in chapter "Important information" on page Ê Transport the Dual Node Cluster Server to the place where you want to set it up. Ê Do not unpack the Dual Node Cluster Server until it is at its installation location.
  • Page 37: Installing/Removing The Dual Node Cluster Server In/From The Rack

    If several units are simultaneously extended out of the rack, there is a risk that the rack could tip over. Fujitsu rack systems The rack systems from Fujitsu support the installation of PRIMERGY Dual Node Cluster Servers: – PRIMECENTER rack –...
  • Page 38 The power is supplied via the multiple socket outlets fitted in the rack (for the EMEA market). The main features of Fujitsu rack systems are as follows: – rail systems that can be mounted without tools – support systems having a linear alignment feature to ensure that they can...
  • Page 39: Installing A Server Node To The Dual Node Cluster Server

    Ê Push the handle of the server node completely in the direction of the arrow until the locking mechanism engages. Ê If applicable, connect all external cables to the server node. For further information refer to the “PRIMERGY CX420 S1 Server Node Upgrade and Maintenance manual”. Operating Manual...
  • Page 40: Connecting The Dual Node Cluster Server To The Mains

    Each hot-plug power supply unit can be replaced during operation (see the "PRIMERGY CX420 S1 Upgrade and Maintenance Manual"). CAUTION! The Dual Node Cluster Server is automatically set to a mains voltage in the range 200 - 240 V.
  • Page 41: Securing The Power Cord

    Hardware installation 5.4.1 Securing the power cord Figure 4: Securing power cord Ê Loop the cable tie around the power cord and the handle of the power supply module (1). Ê Close the cable tie around the power cord (1) and pull tight (2) to secure the power cord.
  • Page 42: Notes On Connecting/Disconnecting Cables

    Hardware installation Notes on connecting/disconnecting cables CAUTION! Always read the documentation supplied with the device you wish to connect. Never connect, or disconnect cables during a thunderstorm. Never pull on a cable when disconnecting it. Always take hold of the cable by the plug.
  • Page 43: Starting Up And Operation

    Starting up and operation CAUTION! Please note the safety instructions in chapter "Important information" on page Overview of the Dual Node Cluster Server 6.1.1 Front overview Figure 5: Configuration with 12x 2.5"/3.5" HDDs With CX272 S1 server nodes Pos. Component Front panel module for server node 1 Front panel module for server node 2 12x 2.5/3.5-inch hard disk drives / trays...
  • Page 44: Rear Overview

    Rear overview 6.1.2.1 CX420 S1 Dual Node Cluster Server with CX272 S1 server nodes Figure 6: PRIMERGY CX420 S1 Dual Node Cluster Server rear with CX272 S1 server nodes Pos. Component Installation bay 1 for CX272 S1 server nodes Installation bay 2 for CX272 S1 server nodes...
  • Page 45: Controls And Indicators

    Starting up and operation 6.1.3 Controls and indicators In this section controls and indicators are described. 6.1.3.1 Controls and Indicators on the front panel Figure 7: Controls and indicators on the front panel Pos. Component On/Off button / Power-on indicator ID button / ID indicator Function Status...
  • Page 46 Starting up and operation Indicators Power-on indicator (green) Lights up green when the Dual Node Cluster Server is switched Flashes green if the server node has been switched on and is in an error state. ID indicator (blue) Lights up blue when the system has been selected by pressing the ID button.
  • Page 47: Indicators On The Hard Disk Drives

    Starting up and operation 6.1.3.2 Indicators on the hard disk drives Figure 8: Indicators on the 3.5 inch HDD modules (A) 1 HDD / SSD FAULT (orange) (in conjunction with a RAID controller) SAS variant ● – Does not light: no HDD / SSD error –...
  • Page 48: Indicator On Hot-Plug Power Supply Unit

    Starting up and operation 6.1.3.3 Indicator on hot-plug power supply unit Figure 9: Indicator on hot-plug PSU Indicator on hot-plug PSU (two colors) 1200 W PSU: Lights up green when the Dual Node Cluster Server is switched on and functioning properly. Lights up yellow if the PSU has failed.
  • Page 49: Switching The Multi-Node Server System On And Off

    Furthermore, Fujitsu cannot be held responsible for any related damage, malfunction, or loss of data, etc. Be sure to wait for 10 seconds or more after shutdown before turning ●...
  • Page 50 Starting up and operation Switching the server node on Ê Press the On/Off button of the desired server node on the rear or on the front. Then the power-on indicator lights up green. – Starting up for the first time: For the Japanese market, please refer to "...
  • Page 51 Starting up and operation – After power failure The server node automatically reboots following a power failure (depending on the settings in the BIOS or in BMC). – Power-on indicator override The server node can be switched off (hard power off) by holding down the On/Off button (approximately 4 - 5 seconds).
  • Page 52: Cleaning The Dual Node Cluster Server

    Starting up and operation Cleaning the Dual Node Cluster Server CAUTION! Switch the Dual Node Cluster Server off and disconnect the power plugs from the properly grounded power outlets. Do not clean any interior parts yourself; leave this job to a service technician.
  • Page 53: Property And Data Protection

    Property and data protection To protect the installed server nodes and data internally against unauthorized access, you can use the BIOS Setup security functions. BIOS Setup security functions The Security menu in BIOS Setup offers various options for protecting your data from unauthorized access.
  • Page 54 Property and data protection Operating Manual CX420 S1...
  • Page 55: Troubleshooting And Tips

    Troubleshooting and tips CAUTION! Follow the safety instructions in the "Safety notes and regulations" manual or " 安全上のご注意 " and in chapter "Important information" on page If a fault occurs, attempt to resolve it using the measures described: – in this chapter, –...
  • Page 56: Drives Reported As "Dead" When Starting System

    Troubleshooting and tips Drives reported as “dead” when starting system This error message can occur when the onboard SAS controller has RAID functionality or the Dual Node Cluster Server is equipped with a PCI RAID controller. RAID controller configuration incorrect Ê...

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