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Lenovo 104614U User Manual

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ThinkServer RD230 and RD240
Remote Management User Guide


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  • Page 1 ThinkServer RD230 and RD240 Remote Management User Guide...
  • Page 3 ThinkServer RD230 and RD240 Remote Management User Guide...
  • Page 4 Second Edition (September 2010) © Copyright Lenovo 2010. LENOVO products, data, computer software, and services have been developed exclusively at private expense and are sold to governmental entities as commercial items as defined by 48 C.F.R. 2.101 with limited and restricted rights to use, reproduction and disclosure.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Trademarks ....Option menu of the remote console ..Device menu of the remote console ..© Copyright Lenovo 2010...
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  • Page 7: Chapter 1. Introduction

    Section only in the ESD protective workstations. If ESD workstation is unavailable, wear anti-static wrist strap while holding parts and connect the wrist strap to the ground wire (that is, any unpainted metal surface) of the server chassis to provide ESD protection. © Copyright Lenovo 2010...
  • Page 8 • ESD and holding system boards: Be careful when holding the system board. They are extremely sensitive to ESD. Only touch the edge when holding the system board. Lay the system board with components side facing upwards after taking the system board out of the protection bag or the sever. Use the conductive foam pad (if any) rather than the system board package.
  • Page 9: Chapter 2. Overview Of The Thinkserver Remote Management Module

    • USB 2.0 media redirection - boot from remote media • Security - open source SSL • Compatible with IPMI V2.0 • KVM - allow remote viewing and configuring in the POST and BIOS setup utility © Copyright Lenovo 2010...
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  • Page 11: Chapter 3. Configuring The Thinkserver Remote Management Module

    IP and the subnet mask can be set manually. DHCP: Dynamic IP configuration. The system can automatically obtain IP address. Save LAN Configuration When you finish setting the IP address, select this option to save the settings. © Copyright Lenovo 2010...
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  • Page 13: Chapter 4. Thinkserver Remote Management Quick Start

    Information ➙ IE Enhanced Security Configuration, and then select Off and click OK. For making the remote console (KVM) window of the managed server works, you must install Java runtime environment (JRE) V6.0 Update 13 or higher. Note: The switch must support 10M/100M/1000M adaptive. © Copyright Lenovo 2010...
  • Page 14: Log In

    Log in For logging in ThinkServer Remote Management Module, adhere to the following steps: Step 1. Input the IP address assigned by the ThinkServer Remote Management Module into the Web browser. For example: To use a secure connection, type in as the following example: Browser will then be directed to the login page of Remote Management Module.
  • Page 15 Features Configuration By clicking this tab, you can configure various settings of the server. Network Configuration page will automatically show in general, this tab allows accessing the following items: • Alerts • Mouse Mode • Network • SMTP • Users •...
  • Page 16: Online Help

    Button Features Logout By clicking this button, you can terminate the current Web console session. Note: If the Remote Console (KVM) window is active, it will close automatically when logging out. After logging out, the Web console will be back to the login screen. Online help In Web console user interface, specific online help is provided for each page.
  • Page 17: Chapter 5. Remote Console (kvm) Operation

    There is a menu bar on the top of the remote console window. You can view the status of the remote console and configure the setup for locale remote console through the items on the menu bar. © Copyright Lenovo 2010...
  • Page 18: Video Menu Of The Remote Console

    The following section describes the features of each control. Video menu of the remote console By clicking the Video option on the control bar of the remote console, you can open the video menu of remote console. With this menu, you can take the following operations: •...
  • Page 19: Status Bar Of The Remote Console

    These virtual devices can read, write (providing the property is not read only) and boot, which are similar with any other CD-ROMs or floppies in the remote system. But only when certain media redirections are active, these virtual devices are available in the remote operating system or BIOS setting menu. The setting is valid after remote system reset or it is power-on or power-off.
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  • Page 21: Chapter 6. Thinkserver Remote Management Module Web Console Options

    Used to select the types of sensor readings that are shown on the lists. The default setup is to show all sensors. Sensor Readings list Used to show the names, status and readings of the selected sensors. © Copyright Lenovo 2010...
  • Page 22: View Event Log

    Option Task Description Show Thresholds button Click it to open the list and show the assigned value of the thresholds at the same time. From this, you can see CT, NC and NR value of the selected sensor. You can move the display window from left to right by the scroll bar at the bottom of the page.
  • Page 23: Configuration Of Mouse Mode Setting

    Option Task Description Alert Type drop-down menu It is used to select the alert types shown on the list. Available options: SNMP Trap and e-mail. Event Severity drop-down menu It is used to select the alert severity shown on the list. Destination IP This option is only available when the Alert Type is SNMP Trap.
  • Page 24: Make Smtp Setting

    To modify a user, select this user from list and click Modify User to modify the relevant settings. To delete a user, select this user from list and click Delete User. Note: The user lenovo and three can not be modified or deleted. BMC sensor settings...
  • Page 25: Console Redirection

    The firmware of Remote Management Module can be updated to add new features. The firmware update files can be sent to you through e-mail or downloaded through the Lenovo® Web site. Chapter 6 ThinkServer Remote Management Module Web console options...
  • Page 26: Group Control

    Warning: Firmware update is irreversible, and meanwhile it needs to spend a few minutes. In the procedure of updating, do not operate on the remote power. To update the firmware, do the following: Step 1. Download the firmware update file. Step 2.
  • Page 27: Appendix A. Faq

    2. Q: Remote Management Module can not be connected. A: Check the hardware (1). Whether the host on which the Remote Management Module resides is connected to power supply or not? (2). Check your network configuration (IP address, router, etc). © Copyright Lenovo 2010...
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  • Page 29: Appendix B. Notices

    Lenovo representative for information on the products and services currently available in your area. Any reference to a Lenovo product, program, or service is not intended to state or imply that only that Lenovo product, program, or service may be used. Any functionally equivalent product, program, or service that does not infringe any Lenovo intellectual property right may be used instead.
  • Page 30: Trademarks

    Trademarks Lenovo, the Lenovo logo, and ThinkServer are trademarks of Lenovo in the United States, other countries, or both. Java and all Java-based trademarks are trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United States, other countries, or both. Internet Explorer, Microsoft and Windows are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies.

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