Lenovo 102912U Installation And User Manual

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ThinkServer TD230
Installation and User Guide
Machine Types: 1027, 1029, 1039, and 1040

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    ThinkServer TD230 Installation and User Guide Machine Types: 1027, 1029, 1039, and 1040...

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    ThinkServer TD230 Installation and User Guide Machine Types: 1027, 1029, 1039, and 1040...

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    © Copyright Lenovo 2010, 2011. 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

    Updating the firmware... . Installing or removing the Ethernet card . . . Using the EasyUpdate Firmware Updater program ....© Copyright Lenovo 2010, 2011...

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    General problems... . Lenovo Support Web site ..Hard disk drive problems ..

  • Page 7: Safety Information

    Safety information Before installing this product, read the Safety Information. © Copyright Lenovo 2010, 2011...

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    Important: Each caution and danger statement in this document is labeled with a number. This number is used to cross reference an English-language caution or danger statement with translated versions of the caution or danger statement in the Safety Information manual. For example, if a caution statement is labeled “Statement 1,”...

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    Laser radiation when open. Do not stare into the beam, do not view directly with optical instruments, and avoid direct exposure to the beam. Statement 4 ≥ 18 kg (39.7 lb) ≥ 32 kg (70.5 lb) ≥ 55 kg (121.2 lb) CAUTION: Use safe practices when lifting. © Copyright Lenovo 2010, 2011...

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    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. The device also might have more than one power cord. To remove all electrical current from the device, ensure that all power cords are disconnected from the power source.

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    Make sure that the rack is secured properly to avoid tipping when the server unit is extended. Statement 17 CAUTION: The following label indicates moving parts nearby. Statement 26 CAUTION: Do not place any object on top of rack-mounted devices. © Copyright Lenovo 2010, 2011...

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    ThinkServer TD230 Installation and User Guide...

  • Page 13: Chapter 1. General Information, Introduction, Notices And Statements In The Document, Related Documentation

    • “Related documentation” on page 2 Introduction This Installation and User Guide is for your Lenovo® ThinkServer® TD230 server (machine types 1027, 1029, 1039, and 1040). This document contains the following information: • Setting up and cabling the server • Starting and configuring the server •...

  • Page 14: Related Documentation

    Documentation DVD guide to help you configure RAID using the ThinkServer 9240-8i RAID 0/1 Adapter. Note: You can obtain all the documentation in PDF for your server from the Lenovo Support Web site at http://www.lenovo.com/support. ThinkServer TD230 Installation and User Guide...

  • Page 15: Chapter 2. Server Setup Road Map

    ThinkServer EasyStartup program. Install remote management “Installing the ThinkServer EasyManage program” on page 110 applications Install applications Refer to the documentation that comes with the applications that you want to install. © Copyright Lenovo 2010, 2011...

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  • Page 17: Chapter 3. Product Overview, Features And Specifications

    For information about your specific model, use the Setup Utility program. See “Using the Setup Utility program” on page 95. © Copyright Lenovo 2010, 2011...

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    See “Using the Setup Utility program” on page 95. For a list of supported microprocessors, go to Supports up to four 3.5-inch Serial Advanced Technology http://www.lenovo.com/thinkserver and click Options Attachment (SATA) or SAS hot-swap hard disk drives under the Products tab.

  • Page 19: Software Programs

    ThinkServer RMM3 System Management Card (Optional) Software programs Lenovo provides software to help get your server up and running. EasyStartup The ThinkServer EasyStartup program simplifies the process of configuring RAID and installing supported Microsoft® Windows® and Linux operating systems and device drivers on your server. The EasyStartup program is provided with your server on the ThinkServer EasyStartup DVD.

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    • Automatic restart on non-maskable interrupt (NMI) • Availability of microcode level • Built-in, menu-driven setup, system configuration, and RAID configuration • Built-in monitoring for fan, temperature, and voltage • Cooling fans with speed-sensing capability • ECC DDR3 SDRAM with Serial Presence Detect (SPD) •...

  • Page 21: Front View

    Figure 1 “Front view of the server” on page 9 shows the LEDs and parts on the front of the server. Figure 1. Front view of the server Power LED System status LED Hard disk drive status LED Front door lock Ethernet status LED Logo plate © Copyright Lenovo 2010, 2011...

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    You can open the front door with the key to locate controls, LEDs, connectors, and other parts on the front panel. Figure 2. Opening the front door ThinkServer TD230 Installation and User Guide...

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    Figure 3 “Front view of the server (with the front door open)” on page 11 shows the controls, LEDs, connectors, and other parts on the front panel after you open the front door. Figure 3. Front view of the server (with the front door open) 5.25-inch drive bay Reset button Power LED...

  • Page 24: Rear View

    Table 4. Meanings of the status LEDs on the front panel (continued) State Color Description Ethernet status Green The server is linked to a local area network (LAN). Blinking The LAN is active and data is being transferred. Green The server is not linked to a LAN. Amber System status The system has error(s) and alarm(s).

  • Page 25: Hot-swap Hard Disk Drive Status Leds, Leds For The Ethernet Connectors

    Connector Description USB connector Used to attach a device that uses a USB connector, such as a USB printer, a USB keyboard, or a USB mouse. If the USB connectors on your server are not enough for you to connect all your USB devices, you can purchase a USB hub, which you can use to connect additional USB devices.

  • Page 26: Locating Server Components

    Table 6. Ethernet LEDs (continued) State Color Description RJ-45 Linkage and Activity (right) Amber 1000 Mb linked and active 100 Mb linked and active Green 10 Mb mode or no LAN connection. Locating server components Figure 6 “Server component locations (side view without the server cover)” on page 14 shows the locations of the major components in your server.

  • Page 27: Locating Parts On The System Board

    Memory slots for microprocessor 2 (some System board slots might with installed memory modules) Note: * denotes that this illustration only shows the server models with four hot-swap hard disk drives. There are also server models that support up to five non-hot-swap hard disk drives. Locating parts on the system board Figure 7 “Locating major parts on the system board”...

  • Page 28: Locating Diagnostic Leds On The System Board

    Microprocessor 2 heat sink and fan assembly PCI Express x8 slot connector System fan 1 connector PCI Express x8 slot Memory slot (CPU2 DIMM CHD2) PCI Express x8 slot Memory slot (CPU2 DIMM CHD1) SATA key connector for the ThinkServer TD230 SATA RAID 5 Upgrade (see “Installing or removing the ThinkServer TD230 SATA RAID 5 Upgrade”...

  • Page 29: Jumper Block Settings

    Jumper block settings There are several jumper blocks on the system board that can be used to configure, recover, or enable/disable specific features of the server system board. Figure 9 “Jumper blocks on the system board” on page 17 shows the status of the jumper blocks on the system board. Figure 9.

  • Page 30: Locating Connectors On The Hot-swap Hard Disk Drive Backplanes

    Table 7. Jumper block settings (continued) Jumper block Pin position Description J2D2: Pins 1-2 These pins should have a jumper in place for normal system operation (default). CMOS clear Pins 2-3 If these pins are jumpered, the CMOS settings will be cleared on the next reset. These pins should not be jumpered for normal operation.

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    Figure 10. Connector locations on the hot-swap hard disk drive backplanes SATA/SAS signal connector 2 Hot-swap hard disk drive 1 connector SATA/SAS signal connector 3 Hot-swap hard disk drive 0 connector Power connector First hot-swap hard disk drive backplane Hot-swap hard disk drive 3 connector SATA/SAS signal connector 1 Hot-swap hard disk drive 2 connector SATA/SAS signal connector 0...

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  • Page 33: Chapter 5. Installing, Removing, Or Replacing Hardware, Guidelines, Basic Guidelines

    – Use a slow lifting force. Never move suddenly or twist when you lift a heavy object. – To avoid straining the muscles in your back, lift by standing or by pushing up with your leg muscles. © Copyright Lenovo 2010, 2011...

  • Page 34: System Reliability Guidelines, Handling Static-sensitive Devices

    • After completing any installation, removal, or replacement procedure, reinstall all safety shields, guards, labels, and ground wires. • For a list of supported optional devices for the server, go to http://www.lenovo.com/thinkserver. • When working inside the server, you might find some tasks easier if you lay the server on its side. You might need to first pivot the foot stands inward and then lay the computer on its side.

  • Page 35: Working Inside The Server With The Power On, Removing The Server Cover

    Warranty and Support Information on the ThinkServer Documentation DVD that came with your product, and “Guidelines” on page 21. To obtain a copy of the publications, go to: http://www.lenovo.com/support This section provides instructions on how to remove the server cover.

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    5. Loosen the two thumbscrews attached on the rear of the server cover and then slide the server cover to the rear. Notes: a. The two thumbscrews are securely installed and you need to use a tool, for example a screw driver, to loosen the thumbscrews.

  • Page 37: Removing And Reinstalling The Front Bezel

    Warranty and Support Information on the ThinkServer Documentation DVD that came with your product, and “Guidelines” on page 21. To obtain a copy of the publications, go to: http://www.lenovo.com/support This section provides instructions on how to remove and reinstall the front bezel.

  • Page 38: Locking Or Unlocking The Hard Disk Drive Side Door

    Warranty and Support Information on the ThinkServer Documentation DVD that came with your product, and “Guidelines” on page 21. To obtain a copy of the publications, go to: http://www.lenovo.com/support This section provides instructions on how to lock or unlock the hard disk drive side door.

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    The hard disk drive side door of the server is unlocked when shipped from the factory. You can open the side door to view the hot-swap hard disk drive LED status, install a new hard disk drive, and remove or replace a failing hard disk drive.

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    2. Rotate the plastic latch of the side door to the closed position. Then, close the side door until it snaps into position. The side door is locked and cannot be opened when you press the blue button. Figure 15. Locking the side door ThinkServer TD230 Installation and User Guide...

  • Page 41: Installing, Removing, Or Replacing Optional Hardware Devices, Installing Or Removing A Memory Module

    Installing or removing a memory module This section provides instructions on how to install or remove a memory module. For a list of the supported memory modules for your server, go to http://www.lenovo.com/thinkserver. On the ThinkServer systems page, click Products ➙ Options ➙ ThinkServer Memory.

  • Page 42: Installing A Memory Module

    Warranty and Support Information on the ThinkServer Documentation DVD that came with your product, and “Guidelines” on page 21. To obtain a copy of the publications, go to: http://www.lenovo.com/support This section provides instructions on how to install a memory module.

  • Page 43: Removing A Memory Module

    Do not open your server or attempt any repair before reading and understanding the Safety Information and the Warranty and Support Information on the ThinkServer Documentation DVD that came with your product, and “Guidelines” on page 21. To obtain a copy of the publications, go to: http://www.lenovo.com/support Chapter 5 Installing, removing, or replacing hardware...

  • Page 44: Removing Or Installing Internal Drives

    This section provides instructions on how to remove a memory module. To remove a memory module, do the following: 1. Remove all media from the drives and turn off all attached devices and the server. Then, disconnect all power cords from electrical outlets and disconnect all cables that are connected to the server. 2.

  • Page 45: Removing The Optical Drive

    • For a list of the supported hard disk drives for your server, go to http://www.lenovo.com/thinkserver. On the ThinkServer systems page, click Products ➙ Options ➙ ThinkServer Hard Drives. Removing the optical drive Attention: Do not open your server or attempt any repair before reading and understanding the Safety Information and the Warranty and Support Information on the ThinkServer Documentation DVD that came with your product, and “Guidelines”...

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    5. Press the optical drive retainers on both sides of the optical drive and slide the optical drive out of the front of the server. Figure 20. Removing the optical drive 6. Remove the optical drive retainers from both sides of the old optical drive and save them to use when you install a new optical drive.

  • Page 47: Installing The Optical Drive

    Warranty and Support Information on the ThinkServer Documentation DVD that came with your product, and “Guidelines” on page 21. To obtain a copy of the publications, go to: http://www.lenovo.com/support This section provides instructions on how to install the optical drive.

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    5. Touch the static-protective package that contains the new optical drive to any unpainted metal surface on the server. Then, remove the new optical drive from the package and place it on a static-protective surface. 6. Install the optical drive retainers on both sides of the new optical drive. Note: Note the orientation of the optical drive retainers and the corresponding holes in both sides of the optical drive when installing the retainers.

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    7. Slide the new optical drive into the drive bay until it snaps into position. Figure 23. Installing the optical drive 8. Connect one end of the signal cable to the rear of the new optical drive and the other end to an available SATA connector (SATA connector 5 recommended) on the system board.

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    Warranty and Support Information on the ThinkServer Documentation DVD that came with your product, and “Guidelines” on page 21. To obtain a copy of the publications, go to: http://www.lenovo.com/support This section provides instructions on how to remove a hot-swap hard disk drive. This section applies only to server models that have hot-swap hard disk drives installed.

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    2. Locate the hot-swap hard disk drive you want to remove. Then, press the blue release button rotate the handle of the hard disk drive bracket to the open position. Figure 26. Opening the handle of the hot-swap hard disk drive bracket Chapter 5 Installing, removing, or replacing hardware...

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    3. Grasp the handle and pull the hard disk drive bracket with the hard disk drive out of the drive bay. Figure 27. Removing the hot-swap hard disk drive bracket with the hard disk drive ThinkServer TD230 Installation and User Guide...

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    Warranty and Support Information on the ThinkServer Documentation DVD that came with your product, and “Guidelines” on page 21. To obtain a copy of the publications, go to: http://www.lenovo.com/support This section provides instructions on how to install a hot-swap hard disk drive. This section applies only to server models that support hot-swap hard disk drives.

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    1. Press the blue button to open the side door. Figure 29. Opening the side door ThinkServer TD230 Installation and User Guide...

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    2. Locate a hot-swap hard disk drive bay that you want to install the drive. Then, press the blue release button and rotate the handle of the hard disk drive bracket to the open position. Figure 30. Opening the handle of the hot-swap hard disk drive bracket Chapter 5 Installing, removing, or replacing hardware...

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    3. Grasp the handle and pull the hard disk drive bracket out of the drive bay. Figure 31. Removing the hot-swap hard disk drive bracket 4. Remove the plastic drive bay filler and save it for future use. Note: The EMI integrity and cooling of the server are protected by having all drive bays and PCI card slots covered or occupied.

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    6. Align the screw holes in both sides of the hard disk drive with the corresponding holes in the hard disk drive bracket. Then, install the four screws to secure the hard disk drive in the bracket. Note: Carefully install the hard disk drive without touching the circuit board on the bottom of the hard disk drive.

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    8. Press the handle to rotate it to the closed position until the blue release button snaps into place and the bracket with the hard disk drive is securely locked in the drive bay. Figure 34. Locking the hot-swap hard disk drive in the drive bay 9.

  • Page 59: Removing A Non-hot-swap Hard Disk Drive

    Warranty and Support Information on the ThinkServer Documentation DVD that came with your product, and “Guidelines” on page 21. To obtain a copy of the publications, go to: http://www.lenovo.com/support This section provides instructions on how to remove a non-hot-swap hard disk drive. This section applies only to server models that have non-hot-swap hard disk drives installed.

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    3. Locate the non-hot-swap hard disk drive you want to remove and disconnect the power cable and the signal cable from the hard disk drive. Then, pull the handle of the hard disk drive bracket to slide the bracket with the hard disk drive out of the drive bay. Figure 36.

  • Page 61: Installing A Non-hot-swap Hard Disk Drive

    Warranty and Support Information on the ThinkServer Documentation DVD that came with your product, and “Guidelines” on page 21. To obtain a copy of the publications, go to: http://www.lenovo.com/support This section provides instructions on how to install a non-hot-swap hard disk drive. This section applies only to server models that support non-hot-swap hard disk drives.

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    Attention: To maintain proper system cooling, do not operate the server for more than 10 minutes without either a drive or a filler panel installed in each drive bay. To install a non-hot-swap hard disk drive, do the following: 1. Remove all media from the drives and turn off all attached devices and the server. Then, disconnect all power cords from electrical outlets and disconnect all cables that are connected to the server.

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    3. Locate a non-hot-swap hard disk drive bay that you want to install the drive. Then, pull the handle of the hard disk drive bracket to slide the bracket out of the drive bay. Figure 40. Sliding the non-hot-swap hard disk drive bracket out 4.

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    • If you want to secure the hard disk drive in the bracket by screws, align the screw holes in both sides of the hard disk drive with the corresponding holes in the bracket. Then, install the four screws to secure the hard disk drive in the bracket.

  • Page 65: Installing Or Removing A Pci Card

    7. Push the hard disk drive to slide the bracket with the hard disk drive into the drive bay until it snaps into position. Figure 43. Sliding the non-hot-swap hard disk drive into the bay 8. Locate an available five-wire power connector and an available signal cable connector. Then, connect the power cable and the signal cable to the hard disk drive.

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    Warranty and Support Information on the ThinkServer Documentation DVD that came with your product, and “Guidelines” on page 21. To obtain a copy of the publications, go to: http://www.lenovo.com/support This section provides instructions on how to install a PCI card.

  • Page 67: Removing A Pci Card

    Warranty and Support Information on the ThinkServer Documentation DVD that came with your product, and “Guidelines” on page 21. To obtain a copy of the publications, go to: http://www.lenovo.com/support This section provides instructions on how to remove a PCI card.

  • Page 68: Installing Or Removing The Ethernet Card

    Note: Use any documentation that came with the PCI card and follow those instructions in addition to the instructions in this section. 1. Remove all media from the drives and turn off all attached devices and the server. Then, disconnect all power cords from electrical outlets and disconnect all cables that are connected to the server.

  • Page 69: Removing The Ethernet Card

    Warranty and Support Information on the ThinkServer Documentation DVD that came with your product, and “Guidelines” on page 21. To obtain a copy of the publications, go to: http://www.lenovo.com/support This section provides instructions on how to install the Ethernet card and how to install the Ethernet card driver on Windows operating systems.

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    Warranty and Support Information on the ThinkServer Documentation DVD that came with your product, and “Guidelines” on page 21. To obtain a copy of the publications, go to: http://www.lenovo.com/support This section provides instructions on how to install the RAID 5 key.

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    Warranty and Support Information on the ThinkServer Documentation DVD that came with your product, and “Guidelines” on page 21. To obtain a copy of the publications, go to: http://www.lenovo.com/support This section provides instructions on how to remove the RAID 5 key from the system board. If you remove the RAID 5 key, the RAID 5 configuration function of the onboard SATA RAID becomes unavailable.

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    Warranty and Support Information on the ThinkServer Documentation DVD that came with your product, and “Guidelines” on page 21. To obtain a copy of the publications, go to: http://www.lenovo.com/support This section provides instructions on how to install the 9240-8i RAID 5 key.

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    Warranty and Support Information on the ThinkServer Documentation DVD that came with your product, and “Guidelines” on page 21. To obtain a copy of the publications, go to: http://www.lenovo.com/support This section provides instructions on how to remove the 9240-8i RAID 5 key from the ThinkServer 9240-8i RAID 0/1 Adapter.

  • Page 74: Installing Or Removing The Thinkserver Remote Management Module 3

    4. Remove the ThinkServer 9240-8i RAID 0/1 Adapter. See “Removing the RAID card” on page 69 and follow those instructions to remove the ThinkServer 9240-8i RAID 0/1 Adapter. 5. Remove the 9240-8i RAID 5 key from the ThinkServer 9240-8i RAID 0/1 Adapter. Figure 49.

  • Page 75: Installing The Rmm

    Warranty and Support Information on the ThinkServer Documentation DVD that came with your product, and “Guidelines” on page 21. To obtain a copy of the publications, go to: http://www.lenovo.com/support This section provides instructions on how to install the RMM3 in your server. You can get an increased level of manageability over the basic server management available to the system board by installing the RMM3 option.

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    4. Locate the RMM3 connector on the system board. See “Locating parts on the system board” on page 15. 5. Remove the corresponding PCI card slot bracket by removing the screw that secures the bracket. Save the PCI card slot bracket in the event that you later remove the RMM3 and need the bracket to cover the place.

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    8. Attach the RMM3 to the slot bracket that came with the option package so that the two screw holes in the slot bracket are aligned with the corresponding holes in the RMM3. Then, install the two screws that came with the option package to secure the RMM3 to the slot bracket. Notes: a.

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    9. Insert the slot bracket with RMM3 into the position for the PCI card slot bracket you have removed. Then, secure the slot bracket with RMM3 in place by installing the screw that you have removed in step 5 on page 64. Figure 53.

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    Warranty and Support Information on the ThinkServer Documentation DVD that came with your product, and “Guidelines” on page 21. To obtain a copy of the publications, go to: http://www.lenovo.com/support This section provides instructions on how to remove the RMM3. If you have installed a RMM3 option in your server, you can perform the following procedure when you want to remove this option.

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    To remove the RMM3, do the following: 1. Remove all media from the drives and turn off all attached devices and the server. Then, disconnect all power cords from electrical outlets and disconnect all cables that are connected to the server. Wait three to five minutes to let the server cool before removing the server cover.

  • Page 81: Removing Or Installing The Thinkserver 9240-8i Raid 0/1 Adapter

    Warranty and Support Information on the ThinkServer Documentation DVD that came with your product, and “Guidelines” on page 21. To obtain a copy of the publications, go to: http://www.lenovo.com/support This section provides instructions on how to remove the RAID card. If you remove the RAID card, you cannot configure RAID using the RAID card and you will loose all the current RAID configuration based on the RAID card.

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    Warranty and Support Information on the ThinkServer Documentation DVD that came with your product, and “Guidelines” on page 21. To obtain a copy of the publications, go to: http://www.lenovo.com/support This section provides instructions on how to install the RAID card.

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    Warranty and Support Information on the ThinkServer Documentation DVD that came with your product, and “Guidelines” on page 21. To obtain a copy of the publications, go to: http://www.lenovo.com/support This section provides instructions on how to remove the heat sink and fan assembly.

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    DANGER Hazardous moving parts. Keep fingers and other body parts away. CAUTION: The heat sink and fan assembly might be very hot. Turn off the server and wait three to five minutes to let the server cool before removing the server cover. To remove the heat sink and fan assembly, do the following: 1.

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    • If you are removing the heat sink and fan assembly for microprocessor 1, disconnect the heat sink and fan assembly cable from the system fan 2 connector on the system board. See “Locating parts on the system board” on page 15. Then, remove the four screws that secure the heat sink and fan assembly.

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    • If you have installed a second microprocessor and you are removing the heat sink and fan assembly for microprocessor 2, disconnect the heat sink and fan assembly cable from the system fan 1 connector on the system board. See “Locating parts on the system board” on page 15. Then, remove the four screws that secure the heat sink and fan assembly.

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    Warranty and Support Information on the ThinkServer Documentation DVD that came with your product, and “Guidelines” on page 21. To obtain a copy of the publications, go to: http://www.lenovo.com/support This section provides instructions on how to install the heat sink and fan assembly.

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    4. Touch the static-protective package that contains the heat sink and fan assembly to any unpainted surface on the outside of the server. Then, remove the heat sink and fan assembly from the package. Note: When handling the heat sink and fan assembly, do not touch the thermal grease on the bottom of it.

  • Page 89: Removing Or Installing A Front Fan

    5. Place the heat sink and fan assembly on the system board so that the four screws on the heat sink and fan assembly are aligned with the corresponding mounting studs on the system board. Make sure that you properly place the heat sink and fan assembly so that you can easily connect the heat sink and fan assembly cable to the system fan 2 connector (if the heat sink and fan assembly is for microprocessor 1) or the system fan 1 connector (if the heat sink and fan assembly is for microprocessor 2) on the system board.

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    Warranty and Support Information on the ThinkServer Documentation DVD that came with your product, and “Guidelines” on page 21. To obtain a copy of the publications, go to: http://www.lenovo.com/support This section provides instructions on how to remove a front fan.

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    Warranty and Support Information on the ThinkServer Documentation DVD that came with your product, and “Guidelines” on page 21. To obtain a copy of the publications, go to: http://www.lenovo.com/support This section provides instructions on how to install a front fan.

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    DANGER Hazardous moving parts. Keep fingers and other body parts away. To install a front fan, do the following: 1. Remove all media from the drives and turn off all attached devices and the server. Then, disconnect all power cords from electrical outlets and disconnect all cables that are connected to the server. 2.

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    4. Install the front fan by aligning the four rubber mounts with the corresponding holes in the chassis, and then push the rubber mounts through the holes. Notes: a. The new front fan will have four new rubber mounts attached. b.

  • Page 94: Removing Or Installing The Rear Fan, Removing The Rear Fan

    Warranty and Support Information on the ThinkServer Documentation DVD that came with your product, and “Guidelines” on page 21. To obtain a copy of the publications, go to: http://www.lenovo.com/support This section provides instructions on how to remove the rear fan.

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    Warranty and Support Information on the ThinkServer Documentation DVD that came with your product, and “Guidelines” on page 21. To obtain a copy of the publications, go to: http://www.lenovo.com/support This section provides instructions on how to install the rear fan.

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    DANGER Hazardous moving parts. Keep fingers and other body parts away. To install the rear fan, do the following: 1. Remove all media from the drives and turn off all attached devices and the server. Then, disconnect all power cords from electrical outlets and disconnect all cables that are connected to the server. 2.

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    3. Place the rear fan on the chassis so that the four rubber mounts are aligned with the corresponding holes in the chassis. Then, push the rubber mounts through the holes. Notes: a. The new rear fan will have four new rubber mounts attached. b.

  • Page 98: Removing Or Installing The Microprocessor, Removing The Microprocessor

    Warranty and Support Information on the ThinkServer Documentation DVD that came with your product, and “Guidelines” on page 21. To obtain a copy of the publications, go to: http://www.lenovo.com/support This section provides instructions on how to remove the microprocessor. CAUTION: The heat sink and microprocessor might be very hot.

  • Page 99: Installing The Microprocessor

    Warranty and Support Information on the ThinkServer Documentation DVD that came with your product, and “Guidelines” on page 21. To obtain a copy of the publications, go to: http://www.lenovo.com/support This section provides instructions on how to install the microprocessor. CAUTION: The heat sink and microprocessor might be very hot.

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    6. Slightly press the retainer of the microprocessor socket to open it. Figure 69. Opening the retainer 7. Remove the protective cover from the microprocessor socket. To avoid damaging the pins in the microprocessor socket, do not touch the pins while removing the cover. Figure 70.

  • Page 101: Replacing The System Board Battery

    Warranty and Support Information on the ThinkServer Documentation DVD that came with your product, and “Guidelines” on page 21. To obtain a copy of the publications, go to: http://www.lenovo.com/support This section provides instructions on how to replace the system board battery.

  • Page 102: Completing The Parts Replacement

    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. The battery contains lithium and can explode if not properly used, handled, or disposed of. Do not: •...

  • Page 103: Connecting The Cables

    To complete the parts replacement, you must reinstall the server cover, reconnect all the cables and, for some devices, run the Setup Utility program to do further setup. Installing the server cover This section provides instructions on how to install the server cover. Attention: For proper cooling and airflow, install the server cover before turning on the server.

  • Page 104: Connecting External Devices

    1. Read and understand the Safety Information on the ThinkServer Documentation DVD that comes with your product, and “Guidelines” on page 21. To obtain a copy of the publications, go to: http://www.lenovo.com/support 2. Turn off the server and all attached devices.

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    3. Follow the instructions that come with the device to prepare it for installation and to connect it to the server. Chapter 5 Installing, removing, or replacing hardware...

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  • Page 107: Chapter 6. Configuring The Server, Using The Setup Utility Program, Starting The Setup Utility Program

    • Set and change settings for advanced hardware features • View, set, and change settings for power-management features • View and clear error logs • Resolve configuration conflicts Starting the Setup Utility program To start the Setup Utility program, do the following: © Copyright Lenovo 2010, 2011...

  • Page 108: Introduction Of The Bios Items

    1. After the server is connected to a working electrical outlet, the power button becomes active. Turn on the server by pressing the power button and the POST runs automatically. You will then see the logo screen. The POST is a set of tests and procedures that are performed each time you turn on your server. 2.

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    Table 10. The Setup Utility program main menu (continued) Item Description Boot Manager From the current detected boot devices, select the first boot device for system initialization. Error Manager View the system error information. Exit Exit the Setup Utility program. Table 11.

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    Table 13. Submenus under the Processor Configuration Item Option Description Enhanced Intel SpeedStep™ Tech Disabled / [Enabled] Enable or disable the SpeedStep technology. Intel Hyper-Threading Tech Disabled / [Enabled] Enable or disable the hyper-thread technology. (Whether your server supports this feature or not is depending on the type of the installed microprocessor.) Enable or disable the multi-core...

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    Table 15. Submenus under the Memory RAS and Performance Configuration Item Option Description Select Memory RAS Configuration Select the RAS configuration for installed memory modules. NUMA Optimized Disabled / [Enabled] Whether the BIOS contains the ACPI configuration form required by NUMA Note: The settings in [ ] are the default settings in the Setup Utility program.

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    Table 19. Submenus under the PCI Configuration Item Option Maximize Memory below 4 GB [Disabled] / Enabled Memory Mapped I/O above 4 GB [Disabled] / Enabled Onboard Video [Disabled] / Enabled Dual Monitor Video [Disabled] / Enabled (If enable this option, the system can support the add-in graphics card.) Onboard NIC1 ROM [Enabled] / Disabled...

  • Page 113: Using Passwords

    Table 22. Items under the Server Management menu (continued) Item Option Description FRB-2 Enable [Enabled] / Disabled OS Boot Watchdog Timer [Disabled] / Enabled OS Boot Watchdog Timer Policy [Power Off] Default. Cannot be modified. OS Boot Watchdog Timer Timeout [10 minutes] Default.

  • Page 114: Raid Controllers

    • Set Administrator Password • Set User Password You do not have to set a password to use your server. However, using a password improves computing security. If you decide to set a password, read the following sections. Password considerations A password can be any combination of up to 7 (1 to 7) alphabetic and numeric characters.

  • Page 115: Using The Thinkserver Easystartup Program

    If you did not receive an ThinkServer EasyStartup DVD with your server, you can download an image from the Lenovo Support Web site at http://www.lenovo.com/support. The EasyStartup program has the following features: •...

  • Page 116: Before You Use The Easystartup Dvd, Setup And Configuration

    • Support for multiple operating systems • Installs the operating system and device drivers in an unattended mode to save time • Creates a reuseable response file that can be used with similarly configured Lenovo servers to make future installations even faster.

  • Page 117: Configuring Raid, Typical Operating System Installation

    As you configure each controller you will be given the option to save the RAID configuration settings to a RAID response file, which you can use on other similarly configured Lenovo servers. This method satisfies most users' needs. Typical operating system installation When you select Install operating system, you will be prompted for information required for the installation.

  • Page 118: Configuring The Onboard Sata Software Raid, Raid Information

    • Start installation: This task starts the actual installation process. First, the disk is prepared using the disk and partition information you specified. Then you are prompted to insert the operating system disk, and the operating system is installed using the information that you specified. Configuring the onboard SATA software RAID This chapter provides instructions on how to configure the onboard SATA software RAID by using the INTEL ESRT2 Configuration Utility program.

  • Page 119: Initializing The Raid Volume

    • View/Add Configuration: Viewing the current RAID array, adding a new RAID array, or reconfiguring the current RAID array. Note: If you use the Easy Configuration to create a new RAID volume, the current RAID volume will be deleted. If you want to create a new RAID volume without deleting the current data, use the View/Add Configuration.

  • Page 120: Deleting The Raid Volume, Rebuilding The Raid Volume, Checking The Raid 1 Volume Consistency

    During the process of the initialization, you can press Esc for the following options: • Stop - stop the current process • Continue - continue the current process • Abort - exit the current process Deleting the RAID volume This section provides instructions on how to delete the RAID volume. To delete the RAID volume, do the following: 1.

  • Page 121: Configuring The Gigabit Ethernet Controller, Updating The Firmware, Using The Easyupdate Firmware Updater Program

    Updating the firmware The firmware in the server is periodically updated and is available for download on the Lenovo Support Web site. Go to http://www.lenovo.com/support to check for the latest level of firmware, such as the BIOS ROM file, BMC FW and RAID FW files.

  • Page 122: Program

    Notes: 1. If you have changed any hardware (except the hard disk drives) in the server, you must reflash the BIOS, the BMC firmware, and the FRU/SDR. 2. After updating the BIOS, all the BIOS settings become the default settings of the updated BIOS version. You need to check and reconfigure the BIOS settings for your specific needs.

  • Page 123: Chapter 7. Troubleshooting, Troubleshooting Tables, Dvd Drive Problems

    DVD drive b. DVD drive and cables c. (Trained service technician only) System board A DVD is not working correctly. 1. Clean the DVD. 2. Reseat the DVD drive. 3. Replace the DVD drive. © Copyright Lenovo 2010, 2011...

  • Page 124: General Problems, Hard Disk Drive Problems, Intermittent Problems

    Symptom Action The DVD drive tray is not 1. Make sure that the server is turned on. working. 2. Insert the end of a straightened paper clip into the manual tray-release opening. 3. Reseat the DVD drive. 4. Replace the DVD drive. General problems •...

  • Page 125: Keyboard, Mouse, Or Pointing-device Problems, Memory Problems

    • The mouse or pointing device is compatible with the server. Refer to the Web site at http://www.lenovo.com/thinkserver. • The mouse or pointing-device cable is securely connected to the server. • The mouse or pointing-device device drivers are installed correctly.

  • Page 126: Microprocessor Problems

    • See the parts listing in the Hardware Maintenance Manual to determine which components are customer replaceable units (CRUs) and which components are field replaceable units (FRUs). • If an action step is preceded by “(Trained service technician only),” that step must be performed only by a trained service technician.

  • Page 127: Monitor Problems

    Symptom Action The server emits a continuous 1. Make sure that the server supports all the microprocessors and that the beep during the POST, microprocessors match in speed and cache size. indicating that the startup 2. (Trained service technician only) Reseat microprocessor 1. (boot) microprocessor is not 3.

  • Page 128: Optional-device Problems

    • The device is designed for the server. For a list of the supported options for work. your server, go to http://www.lenovo.com/thinkserver. On the ThinkServer systems page, click Products ➙ Options. • You followed the installation instructions that came with the device and the device is installed correctly.

  • Page 129: Power Problems

    Symptom Action A Lenovo optional device that 1. Make sure that all of the hardware and cable connections for the device are used to work does not work secure. now. 2. If the device comes with test instructions, use those instructions to test the device.

  • Page 130: Serial Port Problems

    Symptom Action The power-control button does 1. Make sure that the power-control button is working correctly: not work (the server does not a. Disconnect the server power cords. start). b. Reconnect the power cords. Note: The power-control button will not function until c.

  • Page 131: Software Problems

    • See the parts listing in the Hardware Maintenance Manual to determine which components are customer replaceable units (CRUs) and which components are field replaceable units (FRUs). • If an action step is preceded by “(Trained service technician only),” that step must be performed only by a trained service technician.

  • Page 132: Universal Serial Bus (usb) Port Problems, Solving Power Problems, Solving Ethernet Controller Problems

    Universal Serial Bus (USB) port problems • Follow the suggested actions in the order in which they are listed in the Action column until the problem is solved. • See the parts listing in the Hardware Maintenance Manual to determine which components are customer replaceable units (CRUs) and which components are field replaceable units (FRUs).

  • Page 133: Solving Undetermined Problems

    • Any external devices • Surge-suppressor device (on the server) • Modem, printer, mouse, and non-Lenovo devices • Each adapter • Hard disk drives • Memory modules: the minimum configuration requirement is 1 GB DIMM per microprocessor (2 GB...

  • Page 134: Event Logs, System Event Log, Diagnostic Programs And Messages

    b. Power-supply cage c. Memory d. Microprocessor e. System board If the problem is solved when you remove an adapter from the server but the problem recurs when you reinstall the same adapter, suspect the adapter; if the problem recurs when you replace the adapter with a different one, suspect the system board or extender card.

  • Page 135: Board

    Diagnostic LEDs on the front panel and the system board Identifying the diagnostic LEDs on the front panel and the system board is a very important method for diagnosing server problems. See “Front view” on page 9 and “Locating diagnostic LEDs on the system board”...

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  • Page 137: Appendix A. Getting Help And Technical Assistance, Before You Call, Using The Documentation

    Appendix A. Getting help and technical assistance If you need help, service, or technical assistance or just want more information about Lenovo products, you will find a wide variety of sources available from Lenovo to assist you. This section contains information about where to go for additional information about Lenovo and Lenovo products, what to do if you experience a problem with your system, and whom to call for service, if it is necessary.

  • Page 138: Lenovo Support Web Site, Calling For Service

    These items are not covered by the warranty: • Replacement or use of parts not manufactured for or by Lenovo or non-warranted Lenovo parts • Identification of software problem sources • Configuration of the BIOS as part of an installation or upgrade •...

  • Page 139: Using Other Services, Purchasing Additional Services, Lenovo Product Service Information For Taiwan

    Service availability and service name might vary by country or region. For more information about these services, go to the Lenovo Web site at http://www.lenovo.com/.

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  • Page 141: 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 142: Trademarks, Important Notes, Product Recycling And Disposal

    Trademarks Lenovo, the Lenovo logo, and ThinkServer are trademarks of Lenovo in the United States, other countries, or both. Intel and Intel Xeon are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both. Microsoft and Windows are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies.

  • Page 143: Particulate Contamination

    TI. Se puede encontrar información sobre las ofertas de reciclado de productos de Lenovo en el sitio web de Lenovo http://www.lenovo.com/lenovo/environment/recycling.

  • Page 144: Turkish Statement Of Compliance, Battery Return Program

    Instrument Society of America, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, U.S.A. Turkish statement of compliance The Lenovo product meets the requirements of the Republic of Turkey Directive on the Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE).

  • Page 145: German Ordinance For Work Gloss Statement

    Customer participation is important to minimize any potential effects of batteries and accumulators on the environment and human health due to the potential presence of hazardous substances. For proper collection and treatment, go to http://www.lenovo.com/lenovo/environment. For California: Perchlorate material - special handling may apply.

  • Page 146: Electronic Emission Notices, Federal Communications Commission (fcc Statement

    Properly shielded and grounded cables and connectors must be used in order to meet FCC emission limits. Lenovo is not responsible for any radio or television interference caused by using other than specified or recommended cables and connectors or by unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment.

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    Geräte der Klasse A. Dieses Gerät ist berechtigt, in Übereinstimmung mit dem Deutschen EMVG das EG-Konformitätszeichen - CE - zu führen. Verantwortlich für die Konformitätserklärung nach Paragraf 5 des EMVG ist die Lenovo (Deutschland) GmbH, Gropiusplatz 10, D-70563 Stuttgart. Informationen in Hinsicht EMVG Paragraf 4 Abs. (1) 4: Das Gerät erfüllt die Schutzanforderungen nach EN 55024 und EN 55022 Klasse A.

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    Japan compliance statement for products which connect to the power mains with rated current less than or equal to 20 A per phase China Class A compliance statement Taiwan Class A compliance statement Lenovo product service information for Taiwan ThinkServer TD230 Installation and User Guide...

  • Page 149: Index

    Ethernet devices, handling static-sensitive features diagnostic firmware, updating LEDs front bezel programs, messages removing, reinstalling DIMM front fan installing installing problems removing removing front, controls and indicators display problems © Copyright Lenovo 2010, 2011...

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    keyboard problems gaseous contamination general problems getting help gigabit Ethernet controller, configuring gloss statement (Germany) LEDs rear of the server LEDs and controls on the front of the server locating connectors hard disk drive backplane problems logs hard disk drives system event message hot-swap SAS or SATA, installing hot-swap SAS or SATA, removing...

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    SAS or SATA hard disk drives system fans optical drive system reliability guidelines PCI card system-event log RAID 5 key © Copyright Lenovo 2010, 2011...

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    USB connector using EasyStartup passwords Setup Utility program VGA monitor connector video problems video controller, integrated specifications Web site compatible options Lenovo support publication ordering support working inside the server with the power on ThinkServer TD230 Installation and User Guide...

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