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  • Page 1 BladeCenter E Type 8677 Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 3 BladeCenter E Type 8677 Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 4 Note: Before using this information and the product it supports, read: the general information in Appendix C, “Notices,” on page 47; the IBM Warranty Information document; and the IBM Safety Information and IBM Systems and Environmental Notices and User Guide documents on the IBM Documentation CD.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    ....30 Chapter 5. IBM Director ..... 31...
  • Page 6 Hardware service and support ....46 IBM Taiwan product service ....46 Appendix C.
  • Page 7: Safety

    Vor der Installation dieses Produkts die Sicherheitshinweise lesen. Prima di installare questo prodotto, leggere le Informazioni sulla Sicurezza. Les sikkerhetsinformasjonen (Safety Information) før du installerer dette produktet. Antes de instalar este produto, leia as Informações sobre Segurança. © Copyright IBM Corp. 2010...
  • Page 8 All caution and danger statements in this documentation begin with a number. This number is used to cross reference an English caution or danger statement with translated versions of the caution or danger statement in the IBM Safety Information book.
  • Page 9 Statement 2: CAUTION: When replacing the lithium battery, use only IBM Part Number 33F8354 or an equivalent type battery recommended by the manufacturer. If your system has a module containing a lithium battery, replace it only with the same module type made by the same manufacturer.
  • Page 10 Statement 4: ≥ 18 kg (39.7 lb) ≥ 32 kg (70.5 lb) ≥ 55 kg (121.2 lb) CAUTION: Use safe practices when lifting. Statement 5: CAUTION: The power control button on the device and the power switch on the power supply do not turn off the electrical current supplied to the device.
  • Page 11 Statement 8: CAUTION: Never remove the cover on a power supply or any part that has the following label attached. Hazardous voltage, current, and energy levels are present inside any component that has this label attached. There are no serviceable parts inside these components.
  • Page 12 Hazardous energy is present when the blade is connected to the power source. Always replace the blade cover before installing the blade. This device is intended for use with UL Listed IBM BladeCenter products. BladeCenter E Type 8677: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 13: Chapter 1. Introduction

    Warranty and Support Information document for your BladeCenter on the IBM Documentation CD. You can obtain up-to-date information about your BladeCenter and other IBM server products at http://www.ibm.com/bladecenter/ © Copyright IBM Corp. 2010...
  • Page 14: Locating And Recording Bladecenter Unit Information

    Locating and recording BladeCenter unit information Record information about your BladeCenter unit in the following table. You will need this information for future reference. Product name BladeCenter E Machine type 8677 Model number _____________________________________________ Serial number _____________________________________________ The serial number and model number are on labels on the top, front, and rear of the chassis, as shown in the following illustration.
  • Page 15: Features And Specifications

    Features and specifications Current BladeCenter E models do not have a diskette drive in the media tray. Older BladeCenter E models do have a diskette drive in the media tray. A separate features and specifications table is provided for each of these model types. Notes: 1.
  • Page 16 The following table provides a summary of the features and specifications for older BladeCenter Type 8677 models. These models have a diskette drive bay in the media tray. Media tray (on front): Management module: Acoustical noise emissions: v Diskette drive: 1.44 MB v Minimum: One hot-swap management v Without acoustic attenuation module: Sound v IDE CD or DVD...
  • Page 17: The Bladecenter Modules

    The BladeCenter modules The BladeCenter unit contains the following hot-swap modules: v Management modules v I/O modules v Blade servers v Power modules v Blower modules See “Front view” on page 14 and “Rear view” on page 16 for the location of each module.
  • Page 18: I/O Modules

    The BladeCenter unit supports from one to four hot-swap I/O modules. Table 1 identifies the type of I/O module you can install in each I/O-module bay. See http://www.ibm.com/support/ for a list of supported I/O modules. See “Rear view” on page 16 for the location of the I/O-module bays on the BladeCenter unit.
  • Page 19: Blade Servers

    Similarly, the BladeCenter unit supports two additional I/O modules in I/O-module bays 3 and 4. Each of these I/O modules provides an internal connection to one of the two network-interface controllers on all the I/O-expansion options that are installed in blade servers in the BladeCenter unit. The I/O module must be compatible with the network interface on all the I/O-expansion options.
  • Page 20: Blower Modules

    See the Hardware Maintenance Manual and Troubleshooting Guide for instructions. The IBM Documentation CD You can run the IBM Documentation CD on any personal computer that meets the hardware and software requirements. The IBM Documentation CD contains documentation for your blade server in Portable Document Format (PDF) and includes the IBM Documentation Browser to help you find information quickly.
  • Page 21: Related Documentation

    Related documentation In addition to this Installation and User’s Guide, the following related documentation is provided in Portable Document Format (PDF) at http://www.ibm.com/support/ or on the BladeCenter Documentation CD that comes with your BladeCenter unit: v Warranty: This document contains information about the terms of the warranty.
  • Page 22: Notices And Statements In This Document

    Notices and statements in this document The caution and danger statements that appear in this document are also in the multilingual Safety Information document, which is on the IBM Documentation CD. Each statement is numbered for reference to the corresponding statement in the Safety Information document.
  • Page 23: Major Components Of The Bladecenter E Type 8677 Unit

    Major components of the BladeCenter E Type 8677 unit The following illustration shows the locations of the major components in the BladeCenter unit. Note: The illustration might differ from your hardware. Chapter 1. Introduction...
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  • Page 25: Chapter 2. Bladecenter Unit Power, Controls, And Indicators

    2. Disconnect all power cords on the BladeCenter unit from all the power modules. Note: After you disconnect the BladeCenter unit from power, wait at least 5 seconds before you connect the BladeCenter unit to power again. © Copyright IBM Corp. 2010...
  • Page 26: Bladecenter Components, Controls, And Leds

    BladeCenter components, controls, and LEDs This section identifies the components, controls, and LEDs on the front and rear of the BladeCenter unit. Note: The illustrations in this document might differ from your hardware. Front view This section identifies the components, controls, and LEDs on the front of the BladeCenter unit.
  • Page 27 Note: You can turn off the location LED and the information LED through the Web interface or IBM Director Console. v USB connector: Use this connector to attach an external USB device.
  • Page 28: Rear View

    Rear view This section identifies the components and indicators on the rear of the BladeCenter unit. Rear system LED panel The LEDs on this panel provide status information. These LEDs duplicate the LEDs in the front system LED panel. I/O module See the documentation that comes with each I/O module for a description of the connectors and LEDs on the I/O module.
  • Page 29: Power Module

    Power module Several types of power module, with different wattage ratings, can be used in the BladeCenter E unit. The following illustration shows the rear view for older power modules. Note: The illustrations might differ slightly from your hardware. AC power DC power The following illustration shows the rear view for the currently available power modules.
  • Page 30: Blower Module

    Blower module Blower error LEDs The LED on each blower provides status information about the blower. For additional information, see the Hardware Maintenance Manual and Troubleshooting Guide. This amber LED is lit and stays lit when an error has been detected in the blower.
  • Page 31: Chapter 3. Installing The Bladecenter Unit And Options

    The BladeCenter unit must contain either two or four power modules. If necessary, upgrade the power modules in the BladeCenter unit. See the IBM Eserver BladeCenter Power Module Upgrade Guidelines Technical Update for information. __ 6. Install the required BladeCenter unit components.
  • Page 32: Installation Guidelines

    BladeCenter unit, open and close a latch, and so on. v For a list of supported options for the BladeCenter unit, see http://www.ibm.com/servers/eserver/serverproven/compat/us/. System reliability guidelines To help ensure proper cooling and system reliability, make sure that the following...
  • Page 33: Installing And Removing Modules

    v While the device is still in its static-protective package, touch it to an unpainted metal part of the BladeCenter unit or rack for at least 2 seconds. This drains static electricity from the package and from your body. v Remove the device from its package and install it immediately without setting down the device.
  • Page 34 2. When you install power modules, connect one end of each power-module power cord into the power module; connect the other end of the power cord into a 220-volt power distribution unit (PDU). 3. These instructions assume the BladeCenter unit is connected to power. To install a module, complete the following steps: 1.
  • Page 35: Removing A Module

    Removing a module The following illustration shows how to remove a typical BladeCenter unit module, such as a power module, management module, or I/O module, from the rear of the BladeCenter unit. To remove a power module, management module, or I/O module, complete the following steps: Note: These instructions assume the BladeCenter unit is connected to power.
  • Page 36: Installing And Removing A Blade Server

    3. If any cables are connected to the module, disconnect them from the module. Review the bay locations in the illustration in “Rear view” on page 16 for information about the location of the modules. 4. Pull the release handle to the open position. The module moves out of the bay approximately 0.6 cm (0.25 inch).
  • Page 37: Installing An Optional Acoustic Attenuation Module

    Installing an optional acoustic attenuation module For server environments where noise reduction is essential, you can install the acoustic attenuation module on the BladeCenter unit. The acoustic attenuation module reduces the sound level of the BladeCenter unit to below 6.9 bel. The acoustic attenuation module is installed on the back of the BladeCenter unit, directly covering the blower modules and partially covering the other modules.
  • Page 38: Removing An Optional Acoustic Attenuation Module

    Removing an optional acoustic attenuation module The following illustration shows how to remove an acoustic attenuation module. Acoustic attenuation module Locking handle To remove an acoustic attenuation module from the BladeCenter unit, complete the following steps: 1. Rotate the locking handle approximately two turns counterclockwise until it stops.
  • Page 39 See Chapter 2, “BladeCenter unit power, controls, and indicators,” on page 13 for information about starting the BladeCenter unit and the location of the LEDs on the modules. See the documentation that comes with the blade servers for the location of the LEDs on the blade servers.
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  • Page 41: Chapter 4. Configuration And Networking Guidelines

    You can also install a pass-thru module that is connected to an external Ethernet switch in either or both of these I/O-module bays. See the documentation that comes with your blade server and operating system for instructions. © Copyright IBM Corp. 2010...
  • Page 42: Bladecenter Networking Guidelines

    BladeCenter networking guidelines Make sure that the network infrastructure is configured before you connect the BladeCenter unit to a LAN switch or similar network device. Note: After failover, you might not be able to establish a network connection to the management module for 5 minutes.
  • Page 43: Chapter 5. Ibm Director

    Multiple operating-system platform support, including Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, Windows XP Professional, Red Hat Linux, SUSE LINUX, and Novell NetWare. For a complete list of operating systems that support IBM Director, see the IBM Director Compatibility Document. This document is in PDF at http://www.ibm.com/servers/eserver/xseries/systems_management/sys_migration/...
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  • Page 45: Chapter 6. Shared Bladecenter Resources

    (this is a one-time-only occurrence). Note: The operating system in the blade server must provide USB support for the blade server to recognize and use the media tray. The BladeCenter unit uses USB for internal communication with these devices. © Copyright IBM Corp. 2010...
  • Page 46 Attention: Do not switch ownership of the media tray to another blade server while using a media tray drive or the USB port. The data might become corrupted. The LEDs on the drive or attached USB device are not lit. BladeCenter E Type 8677: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 47: Chapter 7. Solving Problems

    1. Remove the device that you just added. 2. Run the diagnostic tests to determine whether the system is running correctly. 3. Reinstall the new device. © Copyright IBM Corp. 2010...
  • Page 48: Monitor Problems

    Note: The monitor screen remains blank until the monitor is directed to a blade server that is turned on; this is normal behavior. Some IBM monitors have their own self-tests. If you suspect a problem with your monitor, see the information that comes with the monitor for instructions for testing and adjusting the monitor.
  • Page 49: Power Problems

    Symptom Suggested action An IBM optional device does Make sure that: not operate correctly after v The device is designed for the BladeCenter unit. See http//:www.ibm.com/servers/ ® installation. eserver/serverproven/compat/us/ for ServerProven compatibility information. v You followed the installation instructions that come with the device.
  • Page 50: Leds

    Symptom Suggested action An IBM optional device does v Make sure that all of the hardware and cable connections for the device are not operate correctly. secure. v If the device comes with test instructions, use those instructions to test the device.
  • Page 51: Diagnostic Leds

    Diagnostic LEDs The LEDs on the system LED panel are lit when certain system errors occur. If an LED on your BladeCenter unit is lit, use the following table to help determine the cause of the error and the action you should take. For a description of the individual LED conditions, see the documentation for your management module and I/O modules.
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  • Page 53: Appendix A. Bladecenter Management Module Configuration Worksheet

    __ DHCP only __ Static IP only Host name Static IP configuration (configure only if DHCP is disabled) IP address _______._______._______._______ Subnet mask _______._______._______._______ Gateway IP address _______._______._______._______ Internal network interface (eth1) Interface IP address _______._______._______._______ © Copyright IBM Corp. 2010...
  • Page 54 Alerts Remote alert recipients Receives critical alerts only Status Notification method __ SNMP over LAN __ E-mail over LAN __ IBM Director Host name (or IP address) E-mail address Global remote alert settings Remote alerts retry limit Delay between retries...
  • Page 55 Network protocols SNMP SNMP agent __ Enable __ Disable SNMP traps __ Enable __ Disable Community name Host name (or IP address) SMTP Host name (or IP address) __ Enable __ Disable DNS server IP address 1 _______._______._______._______ DNS server IP address 2 _______._______._______._______ DNS server IP address 3 _______._______._______._______...
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  • Page 57: Appendix B. Getting Help And Technical Assistance

    If you need help, service, or technical assistance or just want more information about IBM products, you will find a wide variety of sources available from IBM to assist you. This section contains information about where to go for additional information about IBM and IBM products, what to do if you experience a problem with your system, and whom to call for service, if it is necessary.
  • Page 58: Software Service And Support

    You can find service information for IBM systems and optional devices at http://www.ibm.com/systems/support/. Software service and support Through IBM Support Line, you can get telephone assistance, for a fee, with usage, configuration, and software problems with System x and xSeries servers, BladeCenter products, IntelliStation workstations, and appliances. For information about which products are supported by Support Line in your country or region, see http://www.ibm.com/services/sl/products/.
  • Page 59: Appendix C. Notices

    The materials at those websites are not part of the materials for this IBM product, and use of those websites is at your own risk. IBM may use or distribute any of the information you supply in any way it believes appropriate without incurring any obligation to you.
  • Page 60: Important Notes

    These products are offered and warranted solely by third parties. IBM makes no representations or warranties with respect to non-IBM products. Support (if any) for the non-IBM products is provided by the third party, not IBM. BladeCenter E Type 8677: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 61: Particulate Contamination

    If IBM determines that the levels of particulates or gases in your environment have caused damage to the BladeCenter...
  • Page 62: Electronic Emission Notices

    In the request, be sure to include the publication part number and title. When you send information to IBM, you grant IBM a nonexclusive right to use or distribute the information in any way it believes appropriate without incurring any obligation to you.
  • Page 63: Germany Class A Statement

    EU-Mitgliedsstaaten und hält die Grenzwerte der EN 55022 Klasse A ein. Um dieses sicherzustellen, sind die Geräte wie in den Handbüchern beschrieben zu installieren und zu betreiben. Des Weiteren dürfen auch nur von der IBM empfohlene Kabel angeschlossen werden. IBM übernimmt keine Verantwortung für die Einhaltung der Schutzanforderungen, wenn das Produkt ohne Zustimmung der IBM verändert bzw.
  • Page 64: Japan Vcci Class A Statement

    914-499-1900 Der verantwortliche Ansprechpartner des Herstellers in der EU ist: IBM Deutschland Technical Regulations, Department M456 IBM-Allee 1, 71137 Ehningen, Germany Telephone: +49 7032 15-2937 E-mail: tjahn@de.ibm.com Generelle Informationen: Das Gerät erfüllt die Schutzanforderungen nach EN 55024 und EN 55022 Klasse A.
  • Page 65: People's Republic Of China Class A Electronic Emission Statement

    Taiwan Class A compliance statement Power cords For your safety, IBM provides a power cord with a grounded attachment plug to use with this IBM product. To avoid electrical shock, always use the power cord and plug with a properly grounded outlet.
  • Page 66 IBM power cord part number Used in these countries and regions 39M5282 Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Benin, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo (Democratic Republic of), Congo (Republic of), Cote D’Ivoire...
  • Page 67: Index

    LED, system LED panel 14 installation completion 26 installation requirements 19 dc power LED installing power module 17 blade 24 description options 19, 20 blade server 7 installing a module 21 BladeCenter modules 5 © Copyright IBM Corp. 2010...
  • Page 68 optical drive power module error 17 activity LED 15 LEDs eject button 15 ac power 17 optical drive, specifications 3 blade server 14 options, installing 20 blower module 18 over-temp LED 14 dc power 17 error 15 front view 14 I/O module 16 particulate contamination 49 information 14...
  • Page 69 United States electronic emission Class A notice 50 United States FCC Class A notice 50 video output, unexpected or blank 33 Web site, compatible options 20 website publication ordering 45 support 45 support line, telephone numbers 46 weight 3, 4 Index...
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  • Page 72 Part Number: 81Y1102 Printed in USA (1P) P/N: 81Y1102...

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