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NEC Express Server
Express5800 Series
Express5800/T110f-S, R110f-1E, T110f-E
EXP283A/284A/285A/287A/288A
Maintenance Guide
Chapter 1 Maintenance
Chapter 2 Useful Features
Chapter 3 Appendix
© NEC Corporation 2013
10.101.01-104.02
Oct. 2013 2nd Edition

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  • Page 1 NEC Express Server Express5800 Series Express5800/T110f-S, R110f-1E, T110f-E EXP283A/284A/285A/287A/288A Maintenance Guide Chapter 1 Maintenance Chapter 2 Useful Features Chapter 3 Appendix 10.101.01-104.02 Oct. 2013 2nd Edition © NEC Corporation 2013...
  • Page 2: Documents For This Product

    Chapter 2: Useful Features The details of system BIOS settings, RAID Configuration Utility, and EXPRESSBUILDER Chapter 3: Appendix Error messages and Windows Event Logs Other documents Provides the details of NEC ESMPRO, Universal RAID Utility, and the other features. Express5800/T110f-S, R110f-1E, T110f-E Maintenance Guide...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Contents Documents for This Product ...........................2 Contents .................................3 Notations Used in This Document ..........................6 Notations used in the text..........................6 Optical disk drive............................6 Hard disk drive ...............................6 Removable media ............................6 Abbreviations of Operating Systems (Windows) ....................7 Trademarks ................................8 License Notification ..............................8 Regulatory Notices ..............................9 Warnings and Additions to This Document ......................12 Latest editions ..............................12...
  • Page 4 Contents Problem of Operating a RAID System ....................33 Problem of Using Internal Devices and Other Hardware ..............35 Problem of OS ..........................37 Problem of Stating EXPRESSBUILDER on Windows...............38 5.10 Problem of Bundled Software ......................38 5.11 Problem of Optical Disk Drive ......................39 5.12 Problem of Powering Off........................39 Windows System Recovery .........................40 Recovery of Windows Server 2012....................40...
  • Page 5 Starting EXPRESSBUILDER ......................119 Menus of EXPRESSBUILDER......................120 Utilities Provided by EXPRESSBUILDER ..................123 EXPRESSSCOPE Engine 3 ........................124 NEC ESMPRO ............................125 NEC ESMPRO Agent (for Windows) ....................125 NEC ESMPRO Manager.........................126 NEC ESMPRO Agent Extension.....................127 BMC Configuration .........................127 NEC ExpressUpdate Agent......................127 NEC Product Info Collection Utility......................
  • Page 6: Notations Used In This Document

    Notations Used in This Document Notations Used in This Document Notations used in the text In addition to safety-related symbols urging caution, three other types of notations are used in this document. These notations have the following meanings. Important Indicates critical items that must be followed when handling the hardware or operating software.
  • Page 7: Abbreviations Of Operating Systems (Windows)

    Notations Used in This Document Abbreviations of Operating Systems (Windows) Windows Operating Systems are referred to as follows. See Chapter 1 (1.2 Supported Windows OS) in Installation Guide (Windows) for detailed information. Notations in this document Official names of Windows Widnows Server 2012 Standard Windows Server 2012 Widnows Server 2012 Datacenter...
  • 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

    Regulatory Notices Regulatory Notices FCC Statement 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. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when the equipment is operated in a commercial environment.
  • Page 10 Regulatory Notices Turkish RoHS information relevant for Turkish market EEE Yönetmeliğine Uygundur CCC声明 有毒有害物质或元素 部件名称 铅 汞 镉 六价铬 多溴联苯 多溴二苯醚 (Pb) (Hg) (Cd) (Cr(Ⅵ)) (PBB) (PBDE) 印刷线路板 × ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ HDD、DVD等 × ○ ○ ○ ○ ○...
  • Page 11 Regulatory Notices Декларація про Відповідність Вимогам Технічного Регламенту Обмеження Використання деяких Небезпечних Речовин в електричному та електронному обладнанні (затвердженого Постановою №1057 Кабінету Міністрів України) Виріб відповідає вимогам Технічного Регламенту Обмеження Використання деяких Небезпечних Речовин в електричному та електронному обладнанні (ТР ОВНР). Вміст...
  • Page 12: Warnings And Additions To This Document

    2. This document is subject to change at any time without notice. 3. Do not make copies or alter the document content without permission from NEC Corporation. 4. If you have any concerns, or discover errors or omissions in this document, contact your sales representative.
  • Page 13: Chapter 1 Maintenance

    Describes what you must confirm for daily use, how to manage files, and how to clean the server. 3. User Support Describes various services on this product. Services are offered from NEC and the maintenance service companies authorized by NEC.
  • Page 14: Transfer, Movement, And Disposal

    Important NEC assumes no liability for data leakage. Data seems to be erased when you empty "Recycle Bin" of Windows or run the "format" command of the operating system. However, the actual data remains on the hard disk drive. Data not erased completely might be restored by special software and used for unexpected purposes.
  • Page 15: Disposal Of The Server And Consumables

    Some components including fans, built-in batteries, and the optical disk drive work for a limited period of time and require replacement. For stable operation of the server, NEC recommends you regularly replace these components. Contact your sales representative for information on replacement or the lifetime of components.
  • Page 16 Chapter 1 Maintenance 1. Transfer, Movement, and Disposal CAUTION Be sure to observe the following precautions to use the server safely. Failure to observe the precautions may cause burns, injury, and property damage. For details, refer to Safety precautions in Precautions for Use in "User’s Guide". •...
  • Page 17: Daily Maintenance

    NEC corporate site: http://www.nec.com/ [Support & Downloads] NEC also provides the tool ExpressUpdate that helps you to download and install updates that must be applied to BIOS and FW of the server. ExpressUpdate is contained in EXPRESSBUILDER provided with the server.
  • Page 18: Status Indicator Leds

    Chapter 1 Maintenance 2. Daily Maintenance Status Indicator LEDs After powering on the server or before shutting down the system and powering off the server, check the status indicator LEDs on the front of the server. For the functions and descriptions of LEDs, see Chapter 1 (5. Names and Functions of Parts) in "User’s Guide".
  • Page 19: Cleaning The Server

    Chapter 1 Maintenance 2. Daily Maintenance 2.5.1 Cleaning the server Wipe the external surfaces of the server with a dry soft cloth. Follow the procedure below if stains remain on the surfaces. • Do not use volatile solvents such as thinner and benzene to clean the Important server.
  • Page 20: User Support

    User Support Before getting after-sales service, check the contents of the warranty and service. Maintenance Services Service representatives from NEC subsidiary companies or companies authorized by NEC provide maintenance services. For the services, contact your sales representative. Before Asking for Repair If you think that a failure occurred, follow the steps below: 1.
  • Page 21: Collecting Failure Information

    Chapter 1 Maintenance 4. Collecting Failure Information Collecting Failure Information If the server does not work correctly, you can collect failure information by using the following way. The failure information to be described is to be collected only at the request of your sales representative. Important When the system restarts after a failure has occurred, a message may appear indicating virtual memory shortage.
  • Page 22 Chapter 1 Maintenance 4. Collecting Failure Information Click Control Panel from Settings. Click System and Security of Control Panel. Click Administrative Tools and then click View event logs of System and Security. Express5800/T110f-S, R110f-1E, T110f-E Maintenance Guide...
  • Page 23: Windows Server 2008 R2 / Windows Server 2008

    Chapter 1 Maintenance 4. Collecting Failure Information Select the type of log in Windows Logs. Application records events related to running applications. Security records events related to security. System records events that occur in Windows system components. Click Save All Events As... from Action menu. Type the file name of the archived log in File name.
  • Page 24: Collecting Configuration Information

    Chapter 1 Maintenance 4. Collecting Failure Information Collecting Configuration Information This section describes how to collect hardware information or configuration. Tips If a STOP error, system error, or stall occurs, restart the system and then follow the procedure below. 4.2.1 Windows Server 2012 1.
  • Page 25: Windows Server 2008 R2/ Windows Server 2008

    Chapter 1 Maintenance 4. Collecting Failure Information 4.2.2 Windows Server 2008 R2/ Windows Server 2008 1. Click Run from Start menu. 2. Type msinfo32.exe in Open, and then click OK. 3. System Information starts. 4. Click Export from Files menu. 5.
  • Page 26: Troubleshooting

    Chapter 1 Maintenance 5. Troubleshooting Troubleshooting If the server does not work correctly, check it according to the contents of the following checklist before sending it for repair. If the server still does not work correctly, write down the error messages displayed on the screen and then contact your sales representative.
  • Page 27 Chapter 1 Maintenance 5. Troubleshooting POST does not complete Is memory installed correctly? → Check if memory is installed correctly. Is the memory size large? → The memory check may take longer than usual if the installed memory size is large. Wait for a while. Did you perform any keyboard or mouse operation immediately after you started the server? →...
  • Page 28: Problem Of Starting Expressbuilder

    Chapter 1 Maintenance 5. Troubleshooting Problem of Starting EXPRESSBUILDER Unable to start EXPRESSBUILDER Did you insert EXPRESSBUILDER disc before starting the server? → The server tries to read CD/DVD upon completion of POST. If EXPRESSBUILDER is not inserted at this timing, an error message may appar or the OS starts up.
  • Page 29: Problem Of Installing Os

    Chapter 1 Maintenance 5. Troubleshooting Problem of Installing OS Unable to install OS Is the Hard Disk Drive properly installed? → Make sure that the Hard Disk Drive is installed securely and that cables are properly connected. Did you configure the RAID Controller? →...
  • Page 30 Chapter 1 Maintenance 5. Troubleshooting When Starter Pack is executed on Windows Server 2008 R2, the below message is sometimes displayed for a moment upon shutdown 1 program still needs to close: (Waiting for) Task Host Window → No problems for system operation. For details, refer to the Microsoft website below: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/975777/en-us The system was installed as Workgroup although it is set to join the domain...
  • Page 31: Problem Of Starting Os

    Chapter 1 Maintenance 5. Troubleshooting The following message appears when installing the OS, and you cannot proceed. → The USB optical disk drive in which EXPRESSBUILDER is inserted may be connected to a USB 3.0 port. Connect the optical disk drive to a USB 2.0 port. See Chapter 1 (4.
  • Page 32: Problem Of Windows Stop Error

    Chapter 1 Maintenance 5. Troubleshooting Is a cartridge inserted into built-in RDX (USB)? → Either remove the cartridge or change the boot order in BIOS Setup. Is Disk Array unit connected to the PCI card? → Change the boot device configuration from HDD Drive BBS Priorities of the BIOS Setup Boot menu. The following message appears when logging in the system on Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2008: Have you finished license authentication for Windows product?
  • Page 33: Problem Of Operating A Raid System

    Chapter 1 Maintenance 5. Troubleshooting Problem of Operating a RAID System Unable to rebuild Hard Disk Drive Is the capacity of the Hard Disk Drive to be rebuilt enough? → Use a Hard Disk Drive with the same capacity as that of the faulty Hard Disk Drive. Is the Logical Drive RAID0? →...
  • Page 34 Chapter 1 Maintenance 5. Troubleshooting Event ID505: If the N8103-154/ 155/162 extra battery is mounted, the following message may be registered in the RAID log of Universal RAID Utility and OS logs (Windows event log, Linux syslog) Event source : raidsrv Event ID : 505 Type...
  • Page 35: Problem Of Using Internal Devices And Other Hardware

    Chapter 1 Maintenance 5. Troubleshooting DISK LED flashes DISK LED flashes frequently even while the Hard Disk Drive is not accessed. → When Patrol Read is running, the DISK LED flashes even if the Hard Disk Drive is not being accessed. If SATA Hard Disk Drive is used, the DISK LED may stay on.
  • Page 36 Unable to access the Hard Disk Drive Is the Hard Disk Drive supported by the server? → Operation of any device that is not authorized by NEC is not guaranteed. Is the Hard Disk Drive properly installed? → Check the Hard Disk Drive installation status and the cable connections.
  • Page 37: Problem Of Os

    Communication performance of a network adapter is degraded → NEC recommends that the value of Jumbo Packet be 4,000 bytes or less for N8104-128 if the settings of Flow Control are specified as other than Disabled. For Standard network adapters or N8104-132/133/138, Jumbo Mtu (Jumbo Packet) value is only supported 4608 bytes or less.
  • Page 38: Problem Of Stating Expressbuilder On Windows

    Confirm the settings of [Regional and Language Options]. Set the language settings of each tab to English (US). NEC ESMPRO Agent (for Windows) → For details of NEC ESMPRO Agent (for Windows), see "NEC ESMPRO Agent Installation Guide (Windows)" in EXPRESSBUILDER or its help. NEC ESMPRO Manager →...
  • Page 39: Problem Of Optical Disk Drive

    Chapter 1 Maintenance 5. Troubleshooting 5.11 Problem of Optical Disk Drive Unable to access or play a disc Is the disc properly set in the optical disk drive tray? → There is a holder in the tray to secure the disc. Make sure that the disc is securely placed in the holder. Unable to access or play DVD/CD-ROMs Is the DVD/CD-ROM supported by the server? →...
  • Page 40: Windows System Recovery

    Chapter 1 Maintenance 6. Windows System Recovery Windows System Recovery Recover the Windows system by using the following instructions if the system does not work correctly. • After recovering the system, be sure to install each driver and Starter Pack. Note See "Installation Guide (Windows)"...
  • Page 41: Resetting And Clearing The Server

    Chapter 1 Maintenance 7. Resetting and Clearing the Server Resetting and Clearing the Server Read this section when the server does not work or when you set BIOS settings back to the factory settings. Software Reset If the server halts before starting the OS, press <Ctrl> + <Delete> + <Alt> keys. This clears all the data in memory, and restarts the server.
  • Page 42 Chapter 1 Maintenance 7. Resetting and Clearing the Server <Express5800/R110f-1E> 3.5-inch Hard Disk Drive model BMC RESET Switch 2.5-inch Hard Disk Drive model BMC RESET Switch <Express5800/ T110f-E> BMC RESET Switch Express5800/T110f-S, R110f-1E, T110f-E Maintenance Guide...
  • Page 43: Forced Shutdown

    Chapter 1 Maintenance 7. Resetting and Clearing the Server Forced Shutdown Use this feature when an OS command does not shut down the server, POWER Switch does not turn off the server, or software reset does not work. Continue to hold POWER Switch of the server for at least four seconds. The power is forcibly turned off. To turn on the power back again, wait at least 30 seconds after turning off the power.
  • Page 44 Chapter 1 Maintenance 7. Resetting and Clearing the Server <Express5800/T110f-E> POWER Switch (Keep pressing for at least four seconds) Express5800/T110f-S, R110f-1E, T110f-E Maintenance Guide...
  • Page 45: Clearing Bios Settings (Cmos Memory)

    Chapter 1 Maintenance 7. Resetting and Clearing the Server Clearing BIOS Settings (CMOS Memory) To set the BIOS settings back to the factory settings (clearing CMOS memory), use the internal jumper switch. You can also clear the password in BIOS Setup Utility (SETUP) by using the same procedure. Tips Use BIOS Setup Utility (SETUP) usually to return the settings to the factory defaults.
  • Page 46 Chapter 1 Maintenance 7. Resetting and Clearing the Server The following instructions show how to clear the CMOS memory and the password. WARNING Be sure to observe the following precautions to use the server safety. Failure to observe the precautions may cause death or serious injury. For details, refer to Safety precautions in Precautions for Use in "User’s Guide".
  • Page 47 Chapter 1 Maintenance 7. Resetting and Clearing the Server • Clearing a password 1. See "Getting Started" attached to this server or Chapter 2 (1. Installing Internal Optional Devices) in "User’s Guide" to remove Top Cover. 2. Confirm the position of Clear Password Jumper. 3.
  • Page 48: System Diagnostics

    Chapter 1 Maintenance 8. System Diagnostics System Diagnostics System Diagnostics run several tests on the server. Test Items The following items are tested in System Diagnostics. • Memory • CPU cache memory • Hard disk drive Important Before executing the System Diagnostics, be sure to disconnect the LAN cable.
  • Page 49 Chapter 1 Maintenance 8. System Diagnostics Diagnostics tool title Test window title Test results Test summary window Guideline Diagnostics tool title Shows the name and version of the diagnostic tool. Test windows title Shows the progress of the diagnostics. “Test End” is displayed when the diagnostics completes. Test result Shows the start, end, and elapsed time and completion status of the diagnostics.
  • Page 50 Chapter 1 Maintenance 8. System Diagnostics <Reboot> Reboots the hardware. 5. Select Reboot in the Enduser Menu. The server restarts. Remove EXPRESSBUILDER DVD from the drive. System Diagnostics is now completed. Express5800/T110f-S, R110f-1E, T110f-E Maintenance Guide...
  • Page 51: Offline Tools

    Chapter 1 Maintenance 9. Offline Tools Offline Tools Offline tools are used for maintenance, failure analysis, and the settings of the server. Starting Offline Tools Start up the offline tools in the following steps. 1. Turn on the peripheral devices, such as display unit, and then the server. 2.
  • Page 52: Features Of Offline Tools

    The Off-line Maintenance Utility is started when Maintenance Utility is selected. The Off-line Maintenance Utility is used for preventive maintenance and failure analysis for this product. When you are unable to start NEC ESMPRO due to a failure, the Off-line Maintenance Utility can be used to check the cause of the failure.
  • Page 53: Console-Less Feature

    Preparation Set the remote management feature of EXPRESSSCOPE Engine 3 in advance to check hardware error information during console-less operation. For settings information, see "EXPRESSSCOPE Engine 3 User's Guide" or NEC ESMPRO Manager online help. Express5800/T110f-S, R110f-1E, T110f-E Maintenance Guide...
  • Page 54: Chapter 2 Useful Features

    Describes the EXPRESSBUILDER attached to the server. 7. EXPRESSSCOPE Engine 3 Describes EXPRESSSCOPE Engine 3. 8. NEC ESMPRO Describes NEC ESMPRO Agent and NEC ESMPRO Manager, applications to manage and monitor the server. 9. NEC Product Info Collection Utility Describes the NEC Product Info Collection Utility.
  • Page 55: System Bios

    Chapter 2 Useful Features 1. System BIOS System BIOS You can check and change the parameters using the BIOS Setup utility (SETUP). Starting SETUP Turn on the server and proceed with POST. Press <F2> key while the following message is displayed. Press <F2>...
  • Page 56 Chapter 2 Useful Features 1. System BIOS Option Parameter Description − − BIOS Information BIOS Version (display only) Displays the BIOS version. Build Date (display only) Displays the BIOS build date. Displays the access level of the login user, Access Level (display only) Administrator or User.
  • Page 57: Advanced

    Chapter 2 Useful Features 1. System BIOS 1.2.2 Advanced Advanced menu appears when the cursor is moved to Advanced. For the menus that show a “ ” to their left, press <Enter> key to display its submenu, and then change the settings.
  • Page 58 Chapter 2 Useful Features 1. System BIOS Option Parameter Description − − Processor Information − − Processor Power Management Disabled DCU IP Prefetcher Enables or disables the prefetcher of L1 [Enabled] cache. Disabled DCU Streamer Prefetcher Enables or disables the prefetcher of L1 data [Enabled] cache.
  • Page 59 Chapter 2 Useful Features 1. System BIOS Option Parameter Description Processor 1 CPUID (display only) Displays the ID of Processor 1. Error indicates an error was detected during POST. (display only) Processor Type Displays the type of Processor 1. (display only) Processor Speed Displays the clock speed of Processor 1.
  • Page 60 Chapter 2 Useful Features 1. System BIOS Option Parameter Description [Disabled] Processor C3 Report Enables or disables the feature to report C3 Enabled state of processor to OS. Disabled Processor C6 Report Enables or disables the feature to report C6 [Enabled] state of processor to OS.
  • Page 61 Chapter 2 Useful Features 1. System BIOS (2) Memory Configuration submenu On Advanced, choose Memory Configuration and then press <Enter> key to display the menu screen shown below. For the menu that has on the left, move the cursor to it and then press <Enter> key to show its submenus.
  • Page 62 Chapter 2 Useful Features 1. System BIOS Memory Information submenu Option Parameter Description Total Memory (display only) Displays the basic memory capacity. Available under 4 GB (display only) Displays the amount of available memory in an area at 4 GB or less. Current Memory Speed (display only) Displays the current memory operating...
  • Page 63 Chapter 2 Useful Features 1. System BIOS (3) PCI Configuration submenu On Advanced, choose PCI Configuration and then press <Enter> key to display the menu screen as shown below. Option Parameter Description − − PCI Device Controller and Option ROM Settings −...
  • Page 64 Chapter 2 Useful Features 1. System BIOS PCI Device Controller and Option ROM Settings Option Parameter Description Disabled VGA Controller Enables or disables the onboard VGA [Enabled] controller. [Offboard] Specifies the priority to expand ROM of the VGA Priority Onboard VGA controller.
  • Page 65 Chapter 2 Useful Features 1. System BIOS PCI Link Speed Settings submenu Option Parameter Description Target Link Speed Limit [Auto] Specifies the upper limit of the link speed for the onboard 2.5 GT/s PCI devices and PCI devices connected to the PCI slots 5.0 GT/s PCI1 Slot Link Speed Limit 2.5 GT/s...
  • Page 66 Chapter 2 Useful Features 1. System BIOS (4) Advanced Chipset Configuration submenu On Advanced, choose Advanced Chipset Configuration and then press <Enter> key to display the menu screen as shown below. Option Parameter Description HPET Disabled Enables or disables the High-Precision Event [Enabled] Timer.
  • Page 67 [Disable] Specifies delay time before HDD is accessed 3 Seconds during POST. 6 Seconds 9 Seconds 12 Seconds 15 Seconds 21 Seconds 30 Seconds ]: Factory setting Note NEC has not verified AHCI driver support. Express5800/T110f-S, R110f-1E, T110f-E Maintenance Guide...
  • Page 68 Chapter 2 Useful Features 1. System BIOS SATA Information submenu Option Parameter Description SATA Port0 (display only) Displays the devices connected to each port. Not Present means that no device is SATA Port1 connected to the port. SATA Port2 SATA Port3 SATA Port4 SATA Port5 ]: Factory setting...
  • Page 69 Chapter 2 Useful Features 1. System BIOS (6) USB Configuration submenu On Advanced, choose USB Configuration and then press <Enter> key to display the menu screen shown below. Option Parameter Description Device Reset Timeout 10 sec Specifies the time to wait when Start Unit [20 sec] Command is issued to a USB mass storage 30 sec...
  • Page 70 Chapter 2 Useful Features 1. System BIOS (7) Serial Port Configuration submenu On Advanced, choose Serial Port Configuration and then press <Enter> key to display the menu screen shown below. On BIOS Redirection Port, choose Serial Port A or Serial Port B and then press <Enter> key to display the menu screen shown below.
  • Page 71 Chapter 2 Useful Features 1. System BIOS Option Parameter Description − − Serial Port A Settings Serial Port A Disabled Enables or disables serial Port A [Enabled] Serial A Base I/O [3F8h] Specifies the base I/O address for serial port 2F8h 3E8h 2E8h...
  • Page 72: Security

    Chapter 2 Useful Features 1. System BIOS 1.2.3 Security Security menu appears when the cursor is moved to Security. For the menu that has on the left, move the cursor to it and then press <Enter> key to show its submenus. Choose either Administrator Password or User Password, and then press <Enter>...
  • Page 73 Chapter 2 Useful Features 1. System BIOS Option Parameter Description − − Password Configuration Administrator Password Up to 20 Specifies the administrator password. alphanumeric This password can be used to access all characters SETUP menus. This option can only be specified by logging in with an administrator privilege.
  • Page 74 Chapter 2 Useful Features 1. System BIOS (1) Trusted Computing submenu On Security, choose Trusted Computing and then press <Enter> key to display the menu screen shown below. If you enable TPM Support, enable TPM State, the following menu screen appears. Express5800/T110f-S, R110f-1E, T110f-E Maintenance Guide...
  • Page 75 Chapter 2 Useful Features 1. System BIOS If TXT Support is enabled, the following screen is displayed. (1/2) Option Parameter Description − − TPM Configuration Enables or disables Trusted Platform Module TPM Support [Disabled] feature. Enabled When set to Enabled, Current TPM Status Information is displayed.
  • Page 76: Server

    Chapter 2 Useful Features 1. System BIOS (2/2) Option Parameter Description TXT Support [Disabled] Enables or disables the Intel Trusted Enabled Execution Technology feature. This option can be selected when VT-x, VT-d, and TPM State are set to Enabled. VT-x Disabled Enables or disables Intel Virtualization [Enabled]...
  • Page 77 Enables or disables the boot monitoring 5-60 minutes feature and specifies the timeout setting. To use this feature, install NEC ESMPRO Agent on Windows. If starting up an OS on which it is not installed, disable this feature. Boot Monitoring Policy...
  • Page 78 Chapter 2 Useful Features 1. System BIOS (1) System Management submenu On Server, choose System Management and then press <Enter> key to show its submenus. Option Parameter Description BIOS Version (display only) Displays the current BIOS version. Board Part Number (display only) Displays the part number of the motherboard.
  • Page 79 Chapter 2 Useful Features 1. System BIOS (2) Power Control Configuration submenu On Server, choose Power Control Configuration and then press <Enter> key to show its submenus. Option Parameter Description Stay Off AC-LINK Specifies how the power state should be when the AC [Last State] power is supplied again after the power is lost.See the Power On...
  • Page 80 Chapter 2 Useful Features 1. System BIOS The table below shows the operation when the AC power is turned off once and then back on, in accordance with the AC LINK setting. System status before AC power was turned off AC LINK setting Stay Off Last State...
  • Page 81: Boot

    Specifies whether to display the logo during POST. [Enabled] Disabled : the results of POST execution are displayed instead of the NEC logo after the power is turned on. If BIOS Redirection Port is enabled, this option is always disabled.
  • Page 82 Chapter 2 Useful Features 1. System BIOS About boot order If a new bootable device is connected, the device is assigned into each BBS Priorities as the lowest priority device. If a bootable device is disconnected from the server, the relevant device is removed from BBS Priorities. When Load Setup Defaults is executed on Save &...
  • Page 83: Save & Exit

    Chapter 2 Useful Features 1. System BIOS 1.2.6 Save & Exit Save & Exit menu appears when the cursor is moved to Save & Exit. The options of this menu are described below. Save Changes and Exit SETUP closes with all the changes saved in Non-volatile RAM (NVRAM). After the SETUP utility closes, the system automatically restarts.
  • Page 84: Bmc Configuration

    Chapter 2 Useful Features 2. BMC Configuration BMC Configuration The server has the following off-line tools: • Off-line Maintenance Utility Use this tool when maintaining the server. • BMC Configuration Use this tool when setting system configuration information to BMC. This section describes the features of BMC Configuration.
  • Page 85: Main Menu Of Bmc Configuration

    Chapter 2 Useful Features 2. BMC Configuration Main menu of BMC Configuration The BMC Configuration menu appears when you select BMC Configuration on Off-line TOOL MENU. Main menu (1) BMC Configuration Select this item to set configuration information to BMC. If you select OK after you change the values, the set values are applied to BMC.
  • Page 86: Setting Bmc Configuration

    Chapter 2 Useful Features 2. BMC Configuration Setting BMC Configuration The BMC Configuration menu appears when you select BMC Configuration on Off-line TOOL MENU. BMC Configuration menu (1) Network Select this item to view the network environment and services of BMC LAN and change parameter setting.
  • Page 87: Network

    Chapter 2 Useful Features 2. BMC Configuration 2.3.1 Network The Network menu appears when you select Network on the BMC Configuration menu. Network menu The table below shows details of parameters and their default value. (1/2) Item Description Default Value Property Management LAN Specify and display LAN port to communicate with BMC.
  • Page 88 Chapter 2 Useful Features 2. BMC Configuration (2/2) Item Description Default Value Access Limitation Limitation Type Select the Access Limitation Type. Allow All Allow All : Access to BMC is not limited. Allow Address : Specify the IP Address that is allowed to access BMC. Deny Address : Specify the IP Address that denied to access BMC.
  • Page 89: User Management

    Chapter 2 Useful Features 2. BMC Configuration 2.3.2 User Management The User Management menu appears when you select User Management on the BMC Configuration menu. User Management menu The table below shows details of parameters and their default value on the User Management menu items. (1/2) Item Description...
  • Page 90 Chapter 2 Useful Features 2. BMC Configuration (2/2) Item Description Default Value LDAP LDAP Authentication Enable or disable LDAP authentication. Disable IP Address Specify the IP address. *9 0.0.0.0 Port Number Specify the LDAP port number. *9 Search Base Specify the search base used in LDAP authentication. *9 *10 Blank Bind Domain Name Specify the bind domain used in LDAP authentication.
  • Page 91: Mail Alert

    Chapter 2 Useful Features 2. BMC Configuration 2.3.3 Mail Alert The Mail Alert menu appears when you select Mail Alert on the BMC Configuration menu. Mail Alert menu The table below shows details of parameters and their default values. (1/2) Item Description Default Value...
  • Page 92 Chapter 2 Useful Features 2. BMC Configuration (2/2) Item Description Default Value Alert Level Alert Level Specify the kind of event to alert. Error, Warning Error : When "Error" is detected in each sensor type, the alert is sent to the checked address.
  • Page 93: Snmp Alert

    Chapter 2 Useful Features 2. BMC Configuration 2.3.4 SNMP Alert The SNMP Alert menu appears when you select SNMP Alert on the BMC Configuration menu. SNMP Alert menu The table below shows details of parameters and their default values. Item Description Default Value SNMP Alert...
  • Page 94: System Operation

    Chapter 2 Useful Features 2. BMC Configuration 2.3.5 System Operation The System Operation menu appears when you select System Operation on the BMC Configuration menu. System Operation menu The table below shows details of parameters and their default values. Item Description Default Value Remote KVM Console...
  • Page 95: Eco

    Chapter 2 Useful Features 2. BMC Configuration 2.3.6 The ECO menu appears when you select ECO on the BMC Configuration menu. ECO menu The table below shows details of parameters and their default values. (1/2) Item Description Default Value Reference Values Displays reference values of power consumption.
  • Page 96 Chapter 2 Useful Features 2. BMC Configuration (2/2) Item Description Default Value Configuration Power Threshold(Pn) Specify power threshold in Non-Aggressive Mode. The larger value Allowable range is between BBB and Standby power at minimum configuration comparing with (Watt). *6 *7 Power Threshold(Pa) –10 and Standby Power...
  • Page 97: Miscellaneous

    *2: Disabling Platform Event Filter also disables SNMP alert. *3: When BMC can be managed directly from NEC ESMPRO Manager (Ver.5.4 or later), this item must be set to "Enable". If it is set to "Enable", Authentication Key is required.
  • Page 98: Resetting Bmc

    Chapter 2 Useful Features 2. BMC Configuration Resetting BMC If you select BMC Reset on the main menu, the confirmation message below appears. Confirmation message (BMC Reset) <ESC> key : Aborts processing and returns to the main menu. <Enter> key : Resets BMC.
  • Page 99: Flash Fdd

    Do not use Flash FDD to back up data. Flash FDD can be used to save temporary data. 3.1.1 Compensation for recorded data NEC does not pay compensation for data recorded on Flash FDD even if the data is lost. 3.1.2 Handling Flash FDD •...
  • Page 100: Power Control Feature

    Power consumption of the server can be controlled through the command line interface of EXPRESSSCOPE Engine 3 (BMC) or by using NEC ESMPRO Manager. This feature curves the upper limit of the power consumption, which allows more servers to be installed in the environment where the power consumption is limited.
  • Page 101: Raid System Configuration

    Chapter 2 Useful Features 5. RAID System Configuration RAID System Configuration This section describes the RAID configuration utility, the LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility. Running the LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility To run LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility, press <Ctrl> + <M> keys or <Enter> key while the following message appears on the POST screen.
  • Page 102: Exiting The Lsi Software Raid Configuration Utility

    Chapter 2 Useful Features 5. RAID System Configuration 5.1.1 Exiting the LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility On the TOP menu of the LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility, press <Esc> key. Exit? Choose Yes to exit the utility. When the following message appears, press <Ctrl> + <Alt> + <Delete> keys to restart the server. Press<CTRL><ALT><DEL>...
  • Page 103: Menu Tree

    Chapter 2 Useful Features 5. RAID System Configuration Menu Tree •: Data display : Selection and execution parameter : Setting parameter : Can be set or modified after a Virtual Drive is created (1/2) Menu Description Configure Specify configuration settings Easy Configuration Set a configuration using fixed values New Configuration...
  • Page 104 Chapter 2 Useful Features 5. RAID System Configuration (2/2) Menu Description Physical Drive Operate a physical drive Physical Drive Selection Menu Select a physical drive Make HotSpare Set a hot spare disk for auto rebuilding Force Online Forcibly place a Hard Disk Drive online Forcibly place a Hard Disk Drive in the Virtual Drive offline Change Drv State Cancel the setting of a hot spare Hard Disk Drive...
  • Page 105: Using Lsi Software Raid Configuration Utility

    Chapter 2 Useful Features 5. RAID System Configuration Using LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility 5.3.1 Creating and adding a configuration Run the LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility Set new configuration data (disk array/virtual drive settings) Check the virtual drive settings Initialize the virtual drive Execute the Consistency Check Exit the LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility...
  • Page 106 Chapter 2 Useful Features 5. RAID System Configuration 3. When the confirmation message "Proceed?" appears, choose Yes. The New Configuration - ARRAY SELECTION MENU screen appears. New Configuration – ARRAY SELECTION MENU PORT # READY READY 4. Use the arrow keys to move the cursor to the hard disk drive to be configured as an array disk, and then press <Space>...
  • Page 107 Chapter 2 Useful Features 5. RAID System Configuration 5. Press <F10> key to specify Select Configurable Array(s), and then press the space key. "SPAN-1" is set. Select Configurable Array(s) SPAN-1 6. Press <F10> key to create a virtual drive. The Virtual Drive(s) Configured screen is displayed. The following screen shows an example of RAID1 consisting of two hard disk drives.
  • Page 108 Chapter 2 Useful Features 5. RAID System Configuration 7. Use the arrow keys to move the cursor to RAID, Size, DWC, RA, or Span. To specify each setting, press <Enter> key. (1) RAID: Specify the RAID level. Parameter Description RAID0 RAID1 RAID10 The available RAID level is depending on the number of hard disk drives configuring the array.
  • Page 109 Chapter 2 Useful Features 5. RAID System Configuration 8. When all settings are specified, choose Accept and then press <Enter> key. 9. Press <ESC> key to close the screen. When the message "Save Configuration?" appears, choose Yes. 10. Press <Esc> key to return to the TOP menu screen. 11.
  • Page 110: Executing Rebuilding Manually

    Chapter 2 Useful Features 5. RAID System Configuration 5.3.2 Executing rebuilding manually Replace the hard disk drive Run the LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility Execute rebuilding Exit the LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility 1. Replace the hard disk drive and turn on the server. 2.
  • Page 111: Setting A Hot Spare

    Chapter 2 Useful Features 5. RAID System Configuration 5.3.3 Setting a hot spare Install a hard disk drive Run the LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility Set the hard disk drive as a hot spare Exit the LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility 1.
  • Page 112 Chapter 2 Useful Features 5. RAID System Configuration 7. Press <Esc> key to return to the TOP menu screen, and then exit the LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility. Objects – PHYSICAL DRIVES SELECTION MENU PORT # ONLINE A00-00 ONLINE A00-01 HOTSP •...
  • Page 113: Executing The Consistency Check

    Chapter 2 Useful Features 5. RAID System Configuration 5.3.4 Executing the Consistency Check Run the LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility Execute the Consistency Check Exit the LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility Important Do not execute the Consistency Check for RAID0. 1.
  • Page 114: Other Features

    Chapter 2 Useful Features 5. RAID System Configuration 5.3.5 Other features (1) Clear Configuration Clears the configuration data. From the TOP menu, choose Configure and then Clear Configuration. When Clear Configuration is executed, all the configuration data on the RAID controller and hard disk drives is cleared.
  • Page 115: Lsi Software Raid Configuration Utility And Universal Raid Utility

    Chapter 2 Useful Features 5. RAID System Configuration LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility and Universal RAID Utility The points to be noted when using the Universal RAID Utility together with the LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility are described below. (1) Terms Some terms are different between the LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility and Universal RAID Utility.
  • Page 116 Chapter 2 Useful Features 5. RAID System Configuration (3) Priority specification For setting and displaying the priority of the Rebuild and Consistency Check for the RAID controller, the LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility uses numerical values while the Universal RAID Utility uses three levels of high, middle, and low.
  • Page 117: Webbios And Universal Raid Utility

    Chapter 2 Useful Features 5. RAID System Configuration WebBIOS and Universal RAID Utility The points to be noted when using the Universal RAID Utility together with the WebBIOS are described below. (1) Terms Some terms are different between the WebBIOS and Universal RAID Utility. When using the Universal RAID Utility together with the WebBIOS, replace the terms as shown in the table below: Terms of Universal RAID Utility Terms of WebBIOS...
  • Page 118 Chapter 2 Useful Features 5. RAID System Configuration (3) Priority specification For setting and displaying the priority of the background tasks (Rebuild, Patrol Read, and Consistency Check) for the RAID controller, the WebBIOS uses numerical values while the Universal RAID Utility uses three levels of high, middle, and low.
  • Page 119: Details Of Expressbuilder

    Chapter 2 Useful Features 6. Details of EXPRESSBUILDER Details of EXPRESSBUILDER EXPRESSBUILDER helps you to install Windows and maintain the server. Bundled software and instruction manuals are provided by EXPRESSBUILDER. Starting EXPRESSBUILDER You can start EXPRESSBUILDER using the following ways. Tips Remove other removable media before starting EXPRESSBUILDER.
  • Page 120: Menus Of Expressbuilder

    Chapter 2 Useful Features 6. Details of EXPRESSBUILDER Menus of EXPRESSBUILDER You can operate EXPRESSBUILDER using onscreen menus. (1) Boot Selection Menu When EXPRESSBUILDER starts from disc or Internal Flash Memory, the menu below appears. Boot selection OS installation *** default *** Tool menu (Normal mode) Tool menu (Redirection mode) Use the upper and lower arrow keys to move the cursor, and then press <Enter>...
  • Page 121 Chapter 2 Useful Features 6. Details of EXPRESSBUILDER (2) Home Menu Operate Home Menu using the mouse or keyboard. The following menus are included. a) Setup Configures RAID array or install Windows easily. For details about how to install Windows, see "Installation Guide (Windows)".
  • Page 122 Chapter 2 Useful Features 6. Details of EXPRESSBUILDER (4) Autorun Menu You can read instruction manuals or install bundled software using Autorun Menu. Adobe Reader is required to view or print manuals. Integrated Installation You can easily install Starter Pack or applications using this feature. Log on the system with the built-in Administrator to use this feature.
  • Page 123: Utilities Provided By Expressbuilder

    You can save the data to Internal Flash Memory when Internal Flash Memory is installed. (3) File execution Directly runs an external utility on removable media. Use this feature only for utilities provided by NEC. Note Do not run the file provided the third party.
  • Page 124: Expressscope Engine 3

    Chapter 2 Useful Features 7. EXPRESSSCOPE Engine 3 EXPRESSSCOPE Engine 3 EXPRESSSCOPE Engine 3 works various features by using Baseboard Management Controller (BMC). EXPRESSSCOPE Engine 3 monitors statuses inside the server such as that of power supplies, cooling fans, temperature, and voltage. Connecting the management LAN port to your network enables you to do the following from a remote site through a web browser and SSH client;...
  • Page 125: Nec Esmpro

    Chapter 2 Useful Features 8. NEC ESMPRO NEC ESMPRO NEC ESMPRO Agent (for Windows) For details of NEC ESMPRO Agent (for Windows), see "NEC ESMPRO Agent Installation Guide (Windows)" in EXPRESSBUILDER or its help. Express5800/T110f-S, R110f-1E, T110f-E Maintenance Guide...
  • Page 126: Nec Esmpro Manager

    8. NEC ESMPRO NEC ESMPRO Manager NEC ESMPRO Manager can remotely control and monitor the hardware and the RAID system of the server. To use these features, install the bundle software for the server such as NEC ESMPRO Agent. For details, see "NEC ESMPRO Manager Installation Guide" or online help.
  • Page 127: Nec Esmpro Agent Extension

    For details, see "BMC Configuration User’s Guide" in EXPRESSBUILDER. NEC ExpressUpdate Agent NEC ExpressUpdate Agent enables you to manage and update the versions of the firmware and software installed in this server. You can install the downloaded packages easily by using NEC ExpressUpdate.
  • Page 128: Nec Product Info Collection Utility

    9. NEC Product Info Collection Utility NEC Product Info Collection Utility NEC Product Info Collection Utility can collect various information related to the server all at once. You can collect the server information (Product Info) for maintenance by using this utility.
  • Page 129: Universal Raid Utility

    Chapter 2 Useful Features 10. Universal RAID Utility Universal RAID Utility Universal RAID Utility is an application to manage or monitor the following RAID controllers. • On-board RAID Controller (LSI Embedded MegaRAID) • N8103-149 RAID Controller (512 MB, RAID 0/1) •...
  • Page 130: Express Report Service / Express Report Service(Https)

    Chapter 2 Useful Features 11. Express Report Service / Express Report Service(HTTPS) Express Report Service Express Report Service(HTTPS) For details about Express Report Service / Express Report Service(HTTPS), see Express Report Service / Express Report Service(HTTPS) Installation Guide in EXPRESSBUILDER. Express5800/T110f-S, R110f-1E, T110f-E Maintenance Guide...
  • Page 131: Express Report Service(Mg)

    Chapter 2 Useful Features 12. Express Report Service(MG) Express Report Service(MG) For details about Express Report Service(MG), see Express Report Service(MG) Installation Guide in EXPRESSBUILDER. Express5800/T110f-S, R110f-1E, T110f-E Maintenance Guide...
  • Page 132: Chapter 3 Appendix

    NEC Express5800 Series Express5800/T110f-S, R110f-1E, T110f-E Appendix 1. POST Error Message Shows a list of error messages for errors detected by the power on self-test (POST). 2. List of Windows Event Logs Shows a list of Windows event logs 3. Accessing Data for Electrical Power, Temperature, and Processor Utilization Describes how to check power consumption in watts, intake temperature, and logical processor utilizations.
  • Page 133: Post Error Message

    Chapter 3 Appendix 1. POST Error Message POST Error Message If POST detects a problem, an error message is displayed or a beep code sounds. System Monitoring Check ... Passed ERROR AE81: DIMM1 with error is enabled. AE02: DIMM2 has been disabled. The message indicates that DIMM1 and DIMM2 have failed, and that DIMM1 has Press <F1>...
  • Page 134 Chapter 3 Appendix 1. POST Error Message (1) Error messages (1/4) Error Message Description Action System variable is BIOS settings are invalid. Run the setup utility, and then 8000 corrupted. execute Load Setup Defaults and specify the necessary settings. If the same error continues to occur, contact your sales representative.
  • Page 135 Chapter 3 Appendix 1. POST Error Message (2/4) Error Message Description Action Option ROM expansion in PCI If the PCI board does not connect to a B004 Expansion ROM not slot 4 failed. bootable device, disable the Option initialized - PCI Slot 4 ROM Scan for that board.
  • Page 136 Chapter 3 Appendix 1. POST Error Message (3/4) Error Message Description Action A PCIe bus link width error was Contact your sales representative. B23A PCI Slot 1A - PCIe Link detected in PCI slot 1A. Width Error (Express5800/R110f-1E) A PCIe bus link width error was B23B PCI Slot 1B - PCIe Link detected in PCI slot 1B.
  • Page 137 Chapter 3 Appendix 1. POST Error Message (4/4) Error Message Description Action BMC device (chip) error C10B BMC operational code Turn off the power, disconnect the corrupted. server from the outlet, wait for at least 30 seconds, and restart the server. If C10C BMC update firmware the error occurs again, contact your...
  • Page 138 Chapter 3 Appendix 1. POST Error Message (2) Beep code If POST detects a problem and is unable to display the error message, the beep code sounds instead of displaying the message. A beep code is a series of short beeps separated by pauses. For example, "1-3-3-1" indicates one beep, a pause, three beeps, a pause, three beeps, a pause, and one beep.
  • Page 139 Chapter 3 Appendix 1. POST Error Message (3) Error messages on a virtual LCD You can confirm the error messages by the EXPRESSSCOPE Engine 3 (BMC) web browser window. For details, see "EXPRESSSCOPE Engine 3 User’s Guide". The table below shows the error messages displayed on upper and lower lines, descriptions, and recommended actions.
  • Page 140 Chapter 3 Appendix 1. POST Error Message (2/2) BIOS Message on Description Action Upper LCD Line System The CPU or memory configuration If this message appears even when no configuration has changed since the previous change has been made, contact your sales Configuration startup.
  • Page 141 Chapter 3 Appendix 1. POST Error Message • Messages displayed on a lower LCD line (1/4) BMC Message on Lower LCD Line Description Action A voltage abnormality was Contact your sales representative. Processor Voltage Lower Non-Critical detected. Processor Voltage Upper Non-Critical Processor Voltage Lower Critical...
  • Page 142 Chapter 3 Appendix 1. POST Error Message (2/4) BMC Message on Lower LCD Line Description Action A cooling fan has a failure or is clogged DIMM Area Temperature Upper A temperature abnormality was by dusts. Contact your sales Non-Critical detected. representative.
  • Page 143 Chapter 3 Appendix 1. POST Error Message (3/4) BMC Message on Lower LCD Line Description Action Node Manager Firmware Image Abnormality in Node Manager Turn off the power, wait for at least 30 execution Failed occurred. seconds, and restart the server. If this does not resolve the problem, contact Node Manager Firmware Flash your sales representative.
  • Page 144 Chapter 3 Appendix 1. POST Error Message (4/4) BMC Message on Lower LCD Line Description Action A cooling fan has a failure or is clogged System FAN1 Lower A fan alarm was detected. by dusts. Contact your sales Non-Critical representative. System FAN2 Lower Non-Critical System FAN3 Lower...
  • Page 145: List Of Windows Event Logs

    Chapter 3 Appendix 2. List of Windows Event Logs List of Windows Event Logs Event Log Source Type Message (Description) Timing Action All Windows OS System Event Log Error detected on the device \Device\CdRom0 during the paging Warning Cdrom operation. This event may be registered in the event viewer, but this does not affect Upon OS installation system operation.
  • Page 146 Chapter 3 Appendix 2. List of Windows Event Logs NtpClient was unable to set a manual peer to use as a time source because of a DNS resolution error on 'time.windows.com,0x9'. NtpClient Microsoft-Windows- Warning will try again in 15 minutes and double the reattempt interval thereafter. Time-Service The error was: No such host is known.
  • Page 147 Chapter 3 Appendix 2. List of Windows Event Logs Applications and Services Logs Microsoft-Windows- Error The DSM service failed to start. Result=0x800706B5 DeviceSetupManager The event may be registered at logon. This event does not affect system Upon OS Installation operation. Microsoft-Windows- Warning A connection to the Windows Update service could not be established.
  • Page 148 Chapter 3 Appendix 2. List of Windows Event Logs Broadcom BCM57711 #xx: The network link is down. Check to make Warning l2nd sure the network cable is properly connected. Upon system startup or upon applying If the message appears upon system startup or upon applying Starter Starter Pack Pack, there is no problem in system operation.
  • Page 149 Chapter 3 Appendix 2. List of Windows Event Logs The IPMI device driver attempted to communicate with the IPMI BMC device during normal operation. Warning IPMIDRV However the communication failed due to a timeout. You can increase the timeouts associated with the IPMI device driver. 1004 The above event log may be recorded.
  • Page 150 Chapter 3 Appendix 2. List of Windows Event Logs Volume Shadow Copy Service error: Unexpected error calling routine IOCTL_DISK_GET_DRIVE_LAYOUT_EX(\\?\mpio#disk&ven_nec&pro Error _istorage_2000&rev_2800#1&7f6ac24&0&3030303030303039333130 0303735373030323934#{ GUID }) - BuildLunInfoForDrive. 8193 hr = 0x80070013, This media is write-protected. When you import a transportable shadow-copy to another server that has a Go to the following Microsoft website for details: read-only volume while operating http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2003016/en-us...
  • Page 151 Chapter 3 Appendix 2. List of Windows Event Logs 'Hypervisor' driver required by the Virtual Machine Management service Microsoft-Windows- Error is not installed or is disabled. Hyper-V-VMMS Check your settings or try reinstalling the Hyper-V role. 14098 This event is logged when activating Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V, When the system is used.
  • Page 152 Chapter 3 Appendix 2. List of Windows Event Logs The IPMI device driver attempted to communicate with the IPMI BMC device during normal operation. Warning IPMIDRV However the communication failed due to a timeout. You can increase the timeouts associated with the IPMI device driver. 1004 The above event log may be recorded.
  • Page 153 Chapter 3 Appendix 2. List of Windows Event Logs A provider, Ncs2, has been registered in the Windows Management Instrumentation namespace Root\cimv2 to use the LocalSystem account. This account is privileged and the provider may cause a security violation if it does not correctly impersonate user requests. A provider, IntelEthernetDiag, has been registered in the Windows Management Instrumentation namespace Root\CIMv2 to use the LocalSystem account.
  • Page 154: Accessing Data For Electric Power, Temperature, And Processor Utilization

    Chapter 3 Appendix 3. Accessing Data for Electric Power, Temperature, and Processor Utilization Accessing Data for Electric Power, Temperature, and Processor Utilization This section describes how to access data related to input power consumption in watts, intake temperature, and all logical processor utilizations in the Express Server during usual operation in accordance with ENERGY ®...
  • Page 155: Intake Air Temperature

    Chapter 3 Appendix 3. Accessing Data for Electric Power, Temperature, and Processor Utilization • Execution example C:¥VBS> cscript //nologo Power.vbs • Execution result Completion Code = 0x0 Power Consumption = 76 watts The power consumption is 76 watts. Tips Power consumption readings may not be acquired depending on the power supply configuration of the server.
  • Page 156 Chapter 3 Appendix 3. Accessing Data for Electric Power, Temperature, and Processor Utilization set outparams = oipmi.execmethod_("requestresponse",oinparams) If outparams.Completioncode = 0 Then If outparams.ResponseData(6) = 1 Then ' Full Sensor Record call GetSensorType(Reserve_LS, Reserve_MS, Record_LS, Record_MS, sensorType) If sensorType = 1 Then ' Temperature WScript.Echo "==========================================="...
  • Page 157 Chapter 3 Appendix 3. Accessing Data for Electric Power, Temperature, and Processor Utilization End Sub Sub get2complement(raw, rv, bit) Select Case bit case 4: If raw And &h8 Then rv = 0 - ((&h10 - raw) and &h0f) Else rv = raw End If case 8: If raw And &h80 Then...
  • Page 158: Processor Utilization

    Chapter 3 Appendix 3. Accessing Data for Electric Power, Temperature, and Processor Utilization 3.1.3 Processor utilization utilization rate logical processors given executing Win32_PerfFormattedData_PerfOS_Processor class that Windows OS provides. Below is the sample file created by using Visual Basic Script (such as Proc.vbs). This script outputs the processor utilization rate every 30 seconds.
  • Page 159: Linux

    Chapter 3 Appendix 3. Accessing Data for Electric Power, Temperature, and Processor Utilization Linux The sample program below is verified to be run on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and Linux 6. 3.2.1 Power consumption Power consumption is given by executing the following commands via IPMI to BMC. Network Function Code: 2Ch (Group Extension) Command Code: 02h (Get Power Reading) Request Data: 000001DCh...
  • Page 160: Processor Utilization

    Chapter 3 Appendix 3. Accessing Data for Electric Power, Temperature, and Processor Utilization 1st: Sensor name 2nd: Sensor number 3rd: Sensor status ok indicates that the status has not reached a point of warning or danger. 4th: Sensor monitoring point 5th: The current reading of the sensor The sensor indicating intake air temperature contains Amb, Ambient, or Fnt Pnl Temp in its name.

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