The following items are available on the HP Bladesystem documentation
Useful links to BladeSystem technical information like Quick Specs and
The installation checklist, used to collect information needed for
installation and configuration
User documentation, such as user guides, quick install cards, and
Copies of all the material included with the enclosure
Numerous white papers and technical briefs on various BladeSystem
D. Determine power and cooling configurations
Validate power and cooling requirements based on location and installed
E. Plan device and interconnect mappings
Onboard Administrator to iLO port mappings
The blade iLO ports and interconnect module ports can obtain IP addresses
on the management network in three ways: a DHCP server, static IP address
assignment, or enclosure bay IP addressing (EBIPA).
For more information, see the HP BladeSystem Onboard Administrator User
Guide on the HP website
Interconnect bay to mezzanine slot mappings
Blade mezzanine slots correspond to specific interconnect bays. Plan
mezzanine-to-interconnect mapping before installing interconnect modules
and blade mezzanine options.
For more information, see the appropriate HP BladeSystem enclosure setup
and installation guide on the HP website
Interconnect bay to physical cable mappings
Determine and acquire the appropriate number of cables, cable types, and
lengths for the interconnect devices being installed.
For more information, see the documentation that ships with the interconnect
See the enclosure quick setup instructions, rack template, and applicable
A. Install the enclosure
The enclosure can be installed either in a rack or rack-free environment. The
c3000 enclosure is also available in a tower model. For rack installations, install
the rack rails, and then install the enclosure and other components.