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HP NetServer LPr
Installation Guide
HP Part Number D6129-90000
Printed October 1998

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    HP NetServer LPr Installation Guide HP Part Number D6129-90000 Printed October 1998...

  • Page 2: Audience Assumptions

    Hewlett-Packard assumes no responsibility for the use or reliability of its software on equipment that is not furnished by Hewlett-Packard.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Chapter 1 Setting Up the HP NetServer LPr..........1 Before You Begin ..................1 Setup Steps....................1 Preparations....................1 Install Options ................... 3 Mounting the LPr in a Rack ............... 6 Configuring the System ................7 Chapter 2 Controls, Indicators, and Ports ..........11 Front Panel....................

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents Removing Hot-Swap Drives................. 30 Chapter 5 Installing Additional Memory............31 Introduction ....................31 Tools Required .................... 31 Installing Additional DIMMs ................. 31 Removing DIMMs..................34 Chapter 6 Installing Additional Video Memory ........... 37 Introduction ....................37 Tools Required .................... 37 Installing Video Memory ................

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents Prevent Rack Tip-Over, Equipment Damage, and Injury ......62 Tools Required .................... 62 Installation Basics..................62 HP NetServer LPr Rack Mount Parts List ..........63 Installing the HP NetServer LPr in the Rack ..........64 Step 1: Determine the rack configuration..........64 Step 2: Use the template to identify the two EIA spaces.

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Contents Chapter 12 Information Assistant..............91 Overview ..................... 91 Using Information Assistant ................. 91 Getting Help .................... 91 Finding Information ................. 91 Copying and Printing Information ............92 Installing HP Information Assistant Software..........93 Installing from the CD-ROM ..............93 Chapter 13 Troubleshooting ................

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Contents Power Line Harmonics................116 Notice for Korea ..................116 Notice for Taiwan: Class A Warning Statement ........117 Notice for European Union ..............117 Notice for the United Kingdom: General Approval .........118 Declaration of Conformity (US, EU, Australia) ........119 Regulatory Notices - Product Safety ............120 CD-ROM Electrical Safety Statement .............120 Laser Safety Statements ................120 Batteries....................122...

  • Page 9: Chapter 1 Setting Up The Hp Netserver Lpr, Before You Begin, Setup Steps, Preparations

    Chapter 1 Setting Up the HP NetServer Before You Begin Read this chapter. Follow the steps described here. Setup Steps It is important that you follow the setup steps in the exact order shown below. Skip any steps that do not apply to you. To provide further details, these steps include references to other sections of this manual and to other documents.

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    Chapter 1 Setting Up the HP NetServer LPr Verify Contents Unpack the contents of the shipping box. Verify the contents of the shipping box against the Contents Checklist included with your HP NetServer LPr. If anything is missing or damaged, call your reseller.

  • Page 11: Install Options

    Chapter 1 Setting Up the HP NetServer LPr Support Information HP NetServer LPr Installation Guide (continued) This document supports installation, hardware upgrades, configuration, and troubleshooting of systems based on the HP NetServer LPr. Information Assistant A hypertext system that contains the entire set of documentation for the LPr.

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    Chapter 1 Setting Up the HP NetServer LPr Remove Top Cover See Chapter 3, "Opening and Closing the HP NetServer LPr." Add Memory Use HP DIMMs only. DIMMs may be installed in any combination, in any sockets. For details see Chapter 5, "Installing Additional Memory."...

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    Chapter 1 Setting Up the HP NetServer LPr Add Boards BE SURE to remove handles from PCI cards. Note that there are specific subsections in Chapter 7 dealing with installation of the HP NetRAID and Remote Control cards on the PCI bus.

  • Page 14: Mounting The Lpr In A Rack

    Chapter 1 Setting Up the HP NetServer LPr Mounting the LPr in a Rack NOTE You may want to configure and test the NetServer LPr before mounting it in the rack, or you may first mount it in the rack. Mount the Server in Refer to the Installation Roadmap that comes the Rack...

  • Page 15: Configuring The System

    Chapter 1 Setting Up the HP NetServer LPr Configuring the System 1) Connect For detail on rear panel interface connectors, see Peripherals Chapter 2. For details on connecting the keyboard, mouse, monitor, and UPS, see Chapter 10. 2) Boot the HP Turn on the monitor.

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    Chapter 1 Setting Up the HP NetServer LPr Run Configuration After you select Configuration and Installation Assistant Assistant, you will have the option of using the (continued) Hardware Verification and Labeling utility. This utility allows you to check the connection of the LPr to peripheral subsystems such as rack storage units.

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    Chapter 1 Setting Up the HP NetServer LPr 7) Read Configuration Configuration Advisor will appear. It provides Advisor information on optimizing hardware configuration and resource settings. It includes notes on specific operating systems. 8) Configure If you plan to manage the HP NetServer LPr Integrated Remote remotely, refer to the HP NetServer Server Assistant...

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    Chapter 1 Setting Up the HP NetServer LPr 13) Install Information Information Assistant will help you support your Assistant HP NetServer. It is easier to use from a stand- (Optional) alone system, rather than from the HP NetServer you are installing. Install Information Assistant from the HP NetServer Online Documentation CD-ROM onto the client system you will be using to manage your new NetServer.

  • Page 19: Chapter 2 Controls, Indicators, And Ports, Front Panel

    Chapter 2 Controls, Indicators, and Ports Front Panel Before installation, familiarize yourself with the HP NetServer LPr’s switches and LED (Light Emitting Diode) indicators. Figure 2-1. Front Panel...

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    Chapter 2 Controls, Indicators, and Ports Figure 2-2. Control Panel Table 2-1. Control Panel Switch and Indicator Definitions Control / Indicator Description / Definition Power On/Off Momentary switch. When pressed, moves power Switch status back and forth between System Power and Standby Power.

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    Chapter 2 Controls, Indicators, and Ports Drive Error LED LED flashes red to indicate that one of the two drives in the hot-swap bays has failed and must be replaced. LED flashes yellow to indicate that one of the two drives is predicted to fail and should be replaced.

  • Page 22: Rear View

    Chapter 2 Controls, Indicators, and Ports Rear View Refer to Figure 2-3 on the next page. The Management Port connector supports Integrated Remote Assistant and links the NetServer to a console for real time monitoring and diagnosis of system operation. The Network Port consists of an RJ-45 connector supporting 10/100 BaseT Ethernet.

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    Chapter 2 Controls, Indicators, and Ports Figure 2-3. Rear Panel and Ports Table 2-2. Rear Panel Indicator Definitions Indicator Definition Link LED This LED goes on to indicate that both the network adapter in the LPr and the network switch are receiving power and that they are properly connected.

  • Page 24: Power-up And Power-down Procedures, Power-up Procedure, Power-down Procedure, Connecting Ac Power To Multiple-server Configurations

    Chapter 2 Controls, Indicators, and Ports Power-Up and Power-Down Procedures Power-Up Procedure NOTE Turn on power to the monitor connected to the LPr before you power-on the LPr. This allows proper auto-configuration of video output of the LPr as it boots up. When you press the power button on the control panel, the LPr powers up and loads the operating system.

  • Page 25: Chapter 3 Opening And Closing The Hp Netserver Lpr, Removing And Replacing The Front Bezel

    Chapter 3 Opening and Closing the HP NetServer LPr Removing and Replacing the Front Bezel Remove or replace the NetServer LPr front bezel by snapping it on or off at the points indicated in Figures 3-1 and 3-2. Use the slots on the side of the bezel to grasp it.

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    Chapter 3 Opening and Closing the HP NetServer LPr Figure 3-2. Replacing the Front Bezel NOTE Install the front bezel on the LPr chassis after the chassis is mounted in the rack.

  • Page 27: Removing And Replacing The Top Cover, Remove

    Chapter 3 Opening and Closing the HP NetServer LPr Removing and Replacing the Top Cover WARNING Be sure to disconnect the power cable from the rear panel before removing the top cover. Remove To remove, follow these steps: 1. Turn the thumbscrews at the rear of the enclosure counter-clockwise until they turn freely.

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    Chapter 3 Opening and Closing the HP NetServer LPr 2. Lift the top cover away from the rest of the chassis to remove. Figure 3-4. Lifting the Top Cover to Remove...

  • Page 29: Replace

    Chapter 3 Opening and Closing the HP NetServer LPr Replace 1. When replacing the top cover, make sure that all cables and the system board ejector levers are out of the way. 2. Align the front lip of the top cover so it will slide under the front panel edge.

  • Page 31: Chapter 4 Installing Mass Storage Devices, Introduction

    Chapter 4 Installing Mass Storage Devices Introduction The HP NetServer LPr comes with built-in CD-ROM and floppy diskette drives along with two hot-swap SCSI drive bays for LVDS (low voltage differential) low profile Ultra-2 SCSI devices. The same SCSI channel supporting the hot-swap cages may be extended to external devices via a standard 68-pin wide SCSI connector on the rear panel.

  • Page 32: Tools Required, Installation Basics, Drive Mirroring, Boot Device Priority

    Chapter 4 Installing Mass Storage Devices Tools Required No tools are required to remove and replace hard drives from the hot swap bays. Installation Basics Drive Mirroring You may choose to use hardware to mirror your boot disk in the two hot swap bays (RAID level 1).

  • Page 33: Hot-swap Drive Bay Addresses, Other Scsi Device Addresses

    Chapter 4 Installing Mass Storage Devices Hot-Swap Drive Bay Addresses The hot-swap bays are addressed from left to right as 0 and 1. The system will default to booting from the drive with SCSI ID 0 on the left bay. SCSI ID 1 SCSI ID 0 Figure 4-1.

  • Page 34: Configuring The Scsi Host Adapter, Installing Hot-swap Drives

    Chapter 4 Installing Mass Storage Devices Configuring the SCSI Host Adapter In order to verify or modify SCSI host adapter settings, or to low-level format SCSI disks or verify SCSI media, run the Symbios Configuration Utility. See Chapter 11, "Configuring the NetServer LPr," for further information. Installing Hot-Swap Drives CAUTION Protect the drive from static electricity by leaving it in its...

  • Page 35: Removing A Filler Panel

    Chapter 4 Installing Mass Storage Devices Removing a Filler Panel 1. Remove filer panels: Press the locking latch and insert your fingers. Using your fingers, pull the filler panel straight out. NOTE Leave the filler panels in place unless you are installing a SCSI device.

  • Page 36: Readying The Drive For Installation

    Chapter 4 Installing Mass Storage Devices Readying the Drive for Installation 2. On the drive, press the locking latch in and pull the ejector handle out as far as it can go, as shown in Figure 4 -3. CAUTION Be careful when you open the ejector handle. Extreme force can snap off the handle.

  • Page 37: Installing Hot-swap Drives

    Chapter 4 Installing Mass Storage Devices Installing Hot-Swap Drives 3. Slide the drive slowly into the hot swap bay until it stops. See Figure 4-4. CAUTION Be careful not to damage the light pipes as you insert the drive. They are very fragile. You must insert the drive slowly and gently .

  • Page 38: Removing Hot-swap Drives

    Chapter 4 Installing Mass Storage Devices Removing Hot-Swap Drives CAUTION You must remove the drive slowly to ensure that the drive heads are parked prior to removal. Be sure to follow these instructions carefully to prevent handling damage such as head slaps or head actuator unlocking.

  • Page 39: Chapter 5 Installing Additional Memory, Introduction, Tools Required, Installing Additional Dimms

    Chapter 5 Installing Additional Memory Introduction The NetServer LPr’s main memory is implemented with 5V SDRAM DIMMs (Dual In-Line Memory Modules). The NetServer LPr ships with at least 64 MB of main memory and supports up to 1 GB. Memory is available in the following DIMM capacities: 64, 128, and 256 MB.

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    Chapter 5 Installing Additional Memory WARNING The power supply will continue to provide standby current to the NetServer LPr until the power cable is disconnected. 4. Remove the NetServer from the rack. See the last section in Chapter 9, "Removing the NetServer from the Rack." 5.

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    Chapter 5 Installing Additional Memory c. Spread the two retaining clips on the socket outward. d. Align the notches on the DIMM with the keys on the socket. e. Holding the DIMM at 90 degrees to the system board, press the DIMM fully into the socket until the retaining clips close.

  • Page 42: Removing Dimms

    Chapter 5 Installing Additional Memory DIMM Notches Keys Retaining Clips Figure 5-3. Inserting a DIMM into a Connector 8. Repeat step 2 to install all of the DIMMs for your memory configuration. 9. If you are not installing any other options, replace the top cover. See Chapter 3, "Opening and Closing the HP NetServer LPr."...

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    Chapter 5 Installing Additional Memory WARNING The power supply will continue to provide standby current to the NetServer until the power cable is disconnected. 4. Remove the NetServer from the rack. See the last section in Chapter 9. 5. Remove the top cover from the NetServer. See Chapter 3 for details. 6.

  • Page 45: Chapter 6 Installing Additional Video Memory, Introduction, Tools Required, Installing Video Memory

    Chapter 6 Installing Additional Video Memory Introduction The HP NetServer LPr comes standard with a 1 MB frame buffer to support video displays of 1024 (horizontal pixels) x768 (vertical lines) x 256 (colors per pixel) at refresh rates up to 72 Hz. You can upgrade the frame buffer to 2 MB to support 1280 x 1024 by adding two memory chips.

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    Chapter 6 Installing Additional Video Memory 5. Remove the top cover from the NetServer. See Chapter 3 for details. CAUTION Wear a wrist strap and use a static-dissipating work surface connected to the chassis when handling components. Ensure that the metal of the wrist strap contacts your skin. 6.

  • Page 47: Chapter 7 Installing Additional Boards, Introduction, Tools Required, Installation Basics, Interrupt Sharing

    Chapter 7 Installing Additional Boards Introduction The HP NetServer LPr includes four PCI slots; one (over the system board) is taken by the Network Interface Controller (NIC) but can be used by other small PCI boards. This chapter tells how to use the three available expansion slots. For the latest information on PCI cards for the LPr, including slot recommendations, see the Readme file and Configuration Advisor on your HP NetServer Navigator CD-ROM (for instructions see the "Configuring the System"...

  • Page 48: Installing Pci Cards

    Chapter 7 Installing Additional Boards Installing PCI Cards Be sure to remove handles from PCI cards. Remove Card Handle Figure 7-1. Remove PCI Card Handle...

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    Chapter 7 Installing Additional Boards To install a PCI card: 1. Log off all users. Back up files. Follow instructions in your network operating system (NOS) documentation to gracefully shut down all networking software and applications. 2. Press the power switch on the HP NetServer’s control panel when prompted by the operating system.

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    Chapter 7 Installing Additional Boards Figure 7-2. Remove PCI Card Access Panel 6. Apply pressure at the top of the PCI access cover to pop it out. 7. Read the documentation that is included with the PCI card. Note any special instructions.

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    Chapter 7 Installing Additional Boards Slot 3 Slot 2 Slot 1 Figure 7-3. PCI Slots NOTE For slot recommendations for specific PCI cards, see the Readme file or Configuration Advisor on your HP NetServer Navigator CD-ROM (for instructions see the "Configuring the System"...

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    Chapter 7 Installing Additional Boards Figure 7-4. Remove PCI Retaining Bracket and Slot Cover...

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    Chapter 7 Installing Additional Boards 11. Position the PCI card, component side up, and slide it into the slo t. CAUTION Do not bend the PCI card to fit it into the slot. Check to make sure you removed any handles or board extenders as shown in Figure 7-1.

  • Page 54: Removing Pci Cards, Installing A Remote Control Card

    Chapter 7 Installing Additional Boards Removing PCI Cards Apply the same steps as in the installing procedure and simply remove the PCI card and the PCI retaining bracket. Replace the slot cover. See the preceding section for details. Installing a Remote Control Card Refer to the Top Tools Administration Guide for Remote Control along with the upgrade kit documentation for information on the remote control card.

  • Page 55: Installing An Hp Netraid Card

    Chapter 7 Installing Additional Boards Installing an HP NetRAID Card To install a PCI Drive Access Controller (DAC) that will connect only with external devices, follow the instructions given in the previous pages for any PCI card. To install an HP NetRAID card that will mirror to the drives in the LPr’s two hot-swap bays, follow these steps: NOTE If there are other SCSI controllers on the PCI bus, the slot will...

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    Chapter 7 Installing Additional Boards 2. Connect the SCSI cable to a SCSI channel connector on the NetRAID card. To choose a channel refer to HP NetRAID Series Installation and Configuration Guide (January 1998). CAUTION Do not bend the PCI card to fit it into the slot. Check to make sure you removed any handles or board extenders as shown in Figure 7-1.

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    Chapter 7 Installing Additional Boards 3. Disconnect the SCSI cable from the embedded SCSI controller on the I/O or "Riser" card. Figure 7-9. Disconnecting the SCSI Cable from the Embedded SCSI Controller 4. Follow instructions in the HP NetRAID documentation to set up the selected SCSI channel for mirroring .

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    Chapter 7 Installing Additional Boards 5. If you wish to continue to use the embedded SCSI controller to connect to external SCSI devices (a tape drive for example), you will have to order an accessory kit with a special SCSI cable that provides termination at the end opposite the SCSI terminator card.

  • Page 59: Chapter 8 Installing Additional Processors, Introduction, Tools Required, Installation Steps, Verify Contents

    Chapter 8 Installing Additional Processors Introduction The NetServer LPr supports up to two processor modules. Processor modules are available at different clock speeds. Both processor modules must operate at the same clock frequency. The processor upgrade kit includes the HP NetServer Navigator CD-ROM. Boot with this CD-ROM after installing the additional processor to update the BIOS.

  • Page 60: Open The Netserver Lpr

    Chapter 8 Installing Additional Processors The upgrade kit should include : Processor Module Voltage Regulator Module (VRM) HP NetServer Navigator CD-ROM HP NetServer LPr Processor Upgrade Guide NOTE Be sure to keep the bag around the processor sealed until you are ready to install the module.

  • Page 61: Determine Where To Place The Processor Module

    Chapter 8 Installing Additional Processors Determine Where to Place the Processor Module 1. Locate the system board components that support the processor module upgrade. NOTE Be sure that the VRM and the processor module associated with it are both in primary or secondary slots. Figure 8-1.

  • Page 62: Install The Processor Module

    Chapter 8 Installing Additional Processors 2. Check the processor clock switch settings and determine the clock speed of the primary processor module now on the system board. Figure 8-2. Processor Module Switch Settings 3. Check your upgrade kit to ensure that the additional processor module supports the same or higher clock rate.

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    Chapter 8 Installing Additional Processors 1. Remove the terminating resistor module from the secondary processor slot as shown in the following illustration. Hold the resistor module by its edges and gently pull directly upwards. Figure 8-3. Removing the Terminating Resistor Module...

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    Chapter 8 Installing Additional Processors 2. Align the VRM card on the secondary VRM slot. Note that the component side should face towards the center of the enclosure like the VRM already installed. CAUTION Do not touch the components as you push the VRM card down into the socket.

  • Page 65: Upgrading The Firmware

    Chapter 8 Installing Additional Processors 6. Move the light blue plastic levers as shown to fully seat the processor module. VRM Connector Latch Move levers to upright position to seat processor module. Figure 8-5. Levers for Seating the Processor Module NOTE Be sure that the VRM and the processor module associated with it are both in primary or secondary slots.

  • Page 66: Re-installing The Nos, Removing A Processor Module

    Chapter 8 Installing Additional Processors Re-installing the NOS You may have to re-install your Network Operating System in order to use the additional processor. If you have gone from a uni-processor to multi-processor configuration, check your NOS documentation or the Readme First file and Configuration Advisor utilities on the HP NetServer Navigator CD-ROM.

  • Page 67: Chapter 9 Mounting The Hp Netserver Lpr In The Rack, Overview

    Chapter 9 Mounting the HP NetServer LPr in the Rack Overview Figures 9-1 and 9-2 (following page) present a visual summary of LPr rack mounting hardware. Figure 9-1. Rack Mounting: Front View...

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    Chapter 9 Mounting the Server in the Rack Rear Column Rail Bracket Rack LPr Rear Panel Foot Note that brackets are installed to dampen vibration Figure 9-2. Rack Mounting: Rear View...

  • Page 69: Rack Types, Hp Rack Systems, Alternate Racks

    Chapter 9 Mounting the Server in the Rack Rack Types HP Rack Systems This chapter shows mounting of the HP NetServer LPr into HP Rack System/E and Rack System/U. The same instructions and hardware will work with an earlier HP rack type, designated HP Rack System. Figure 9-3 shows the visible difference in these types.

  • Page 70: Prevent Rack Tip-over, Equipment Damage, And Injury, Tools Required, Installation Basics

    Chapter 9 Mounting the Server in the Rack Prevent Rack Tip-Over, Equipment Damage, and Injury WARNING To prevent the rack from tipping over, extend the anti-tip foot from under the front and/or rear of the enclosure prior to mounting any components. Also lower the leveler feet at the four corners of the rack to improve stability and prevent the rack from rolling away as devices are inserted into their rack mounts.

  • Page 71: Hp Netserver Lpr Rack Mount Parts List

    Chapter 9 Mounting the Server in the Rack Air Flow. As you mount equipment in the rack, make sure that you allow enough air flow for safe operation of the equipment. Mechanical Loading. Uneven mechanical loading within the rack can cause hazardous conditions.

  • Page 72: Installing The Hp Netserver Lpr In The Rack, Step 1: Determine The Rack Configuration

    Chapter 9 Mounting the Server in the Rack Installing the HP NetServer LPr in the Rack Step 1: Determine the rack configuration. Use the HP Rack Assistant software to determine where in the rack to mount the HP NetServer LPr. You may use tape or a marker pen to mark the bottom of the two EIA units required by the LPr.

  • Page 73: Step 2: Use The Template To Identify The Two Eia Spaces

    Chapter 9 Mounting the Server in the Rack Step 2: Use the template to identify the two EIA spaces. Note that the EIA space boundaries are marked on the rack. On HP Rack System/E, you will find the EIA spaces labeled from bottom to top in ascending order.

  • Page 74: Step 3: Place Rack Nuts On Front And Rear Columns

    Chapter 9 Mounting the Server in the Rack Step 3: Place rack nuts on front and rear columns. Place the rack nuts on the front columns : Use the template or locate the bottom of the EIA spaces to be occupied by the LPr and count up to holes 2, 3, and 5.

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    Chapter 9 Mounting the Server in the Rack Place rack nuts on the rear columns: Use the template or locate the bottom of the EIA spaces to be occupied by the LPr and count up to holes 2, 3 and 4. Place rack nuts on these holes.

  • Page 76: Step 4: Assemble The Rails

    Chapter 9 Mounting the Server in the Rack Step 4: Assemble the rails. To assemble the two rails: Slide the rail pieces together. Both rails work on either side of the rack. Figure 9-8. Assembly of the Rails NOTE As you go through the following steps, finger tighten the screws holding the rails, rear stops, and the LPr chassis to the rack.

  • Page 77: Step 5: Attach The Rails To The Front Columns

    Chapter 9 Mounting the Server in the Rack Step 5: Attach the rails to the front columns. Align the bottom of the rail with the bottom of the EIA space. Finger tighten a Torx-head screw through the second hole from the bottom of the rail through the third screw hole (counting up from the bottom of the EIA space) in the rack column.

  • Page 78: Step 6: Attach The Rails To The Rear Columns

    Chapter 9 Mounting the Server in the Rack Step 6: Attach the rails to the rear columns. Align the bottom of the rail with the bottom of the EIA space. Finger tighten a Torx-head screw through the second hole from the bottom of the rail through the third screw hole (counting up from the bottom of the EIA space) in the rack column.

  • Page 79: Step 7: Place The Hp Netserver Lpr In The Rack

    Chapter 9 Mounting the Server in the Rack Step 7: Place the HP NetServer LPr in the rack. CAUTION The HP NetServer LPr weighs about 38 lb. Take appropriate lifting precautions. Consider getting help from another person when loading the LPr towards the top of a rack. If the front bezel is installed on the HP NetServer LPr, remove it (see Chapter 3).

  • Page 80: Step 8: Fasten The Lpr To The Front Columns

    Chapter 9 Mounting the Server in the Rack Step 8: Fasten the LPr to the front columns. Make sure that the mounting holes in the chassis’ front flanges line up with the rack nuts you mounted on the rack’s front columns. They will be the nuts in holes 2 and 5 counting up from the bottom of the EIA unit.

  • Page 81: Step 9: Fasten The Brackets To The Rear Columns

    Chapter 9 Mounting the Server in the Rack Step 9: Fasten the brackets to the rear columns. NOTE The brackets serve to dampen vibration of the server chassis. Line up the screws as shown below. The bracket should be in contact with the foot protruding from the rear of the LPr chassis.

  • Page 82: Step 10: Tighten Down The Rack Mounting Screws, Continue With The Installation Process

    Chapter 9 Mounting the Server in the Rack Step 10: Tighten down the rack mounting screws. Once all 12 Torx screws (6 in the front and 6 in the rear) have been finger- tightened, use a T25 Torx driver to tighten them down in two passes while applying downward pressure on the chassis: On the first pass, snug the screws 90 to 180 .

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    Chapter 9 Mounting the Server in the Rack NOTE The power supply will continue to provide standby current to the NetServer until the power cable is disconnected. 3. Disconnect the power cable and, if necessary, all interface connectors from the rear panel. You may want to label these to support reassembly. 4.

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    Chapter 9 Mounting the Server in the Rack 6. Pull the enclosure forward. Figure 9-15. Pull NetServer Out of Rack...

  • Page 85: Chapter 10 Connecting The Monitor, Keyboard, Mouse, And Ups

    Chapter 10 Connecting the Monitor, Keyboard, Mouse, and UPS Connect the monitor, keyboard, and mouse cables and the AC power cord to the appropriate connectors on the rear of the chassis. When connecting the LPr to peripherals, use the cable ties and labels that come with the product. If you are using a switch box to connect one monitor, keyboard and mouse to a number of servers, refer to the instructions that came with the switch box.

  • Page 87: Chapter 11 Configuring The Hp Netserver Lpr, Contents Of The Hp Netserver Navigator Cd-rom

    Chapter 11 Configuring the HP NetServer LPr The HP NetServer Navigator CD-ROM is shipped with your NetServer. You will use this CD-ROM to configure your HP NetServer LPr. Contents of the HP NetServer Navigator CD-ROM The main menu of HP Navigator directs you to modules where you can perform configuration tasks or access online system documentation.

  • Page 88: Readme First File, Viewing The Readme File, Configuration Assistant And Installation Assistant

    Chapter 11 Configuring the NetServer LPr Documentation CD-ROM) to help you configure the NetServer. You can find system optimization details in the Configuration Advisor. Readme First File This file includes more recent information that was not available at the time that this installation document was printed.

  • Page 89: Run Configuration Assistant And Installation Assistant, Express Configuration

    Chapter 11 Configuring the NetServer LPr Before you run Configuration Assistant and Installation Assistant, you may need to run the Symbios Configuration utility and the Setup utility to do the following: If you need to verify or modify SCSI host adapter settings, or if you need to low-level format SCSI disks or verify SCSI disk media, run the Symbios Configuration utility.

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    Chapter 11 Configuring the NetServer LPr Select Yes for automated NOS installation. Perform an automated NOS installation for first-time installation of Novell NetWare / IntranetWare or Microsoft Windows NT Server on a factory- configured NetServer. Automated NOS installation will guide you through the NOS installation, set up the hard disk drive, and configure your NOS with appropriate drivers for HP-bundled configurations.

  • Page 91: Custom Configuration

    Chapter 11 Configuring the NetServer LPr select Configure Remote Management on the Configure Remote Management screen. Show System Information: Use this screen to display information about standard and accessory boards and devices in the system, as well as the used and available system resources. Select View Hardware Inventory on the Show System Information screen to display information about standard and accessory boards and devices in the system.

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    Chapter 11 Configuring the NetServer LPr Essential Steps Configure Remote Management. Executes Integrated Remote Assistant configuration utility. Configure Disk Array. Configures your HP disk array. Before preceding, fill out the Disk Array Configuration Worksheet. Click Help for more details. Execute Card Utilities. Execute available configuration utilities for installed cards.

  • Page 93: Replicate Configuration, Hp Management Solutions

    Chapter 11 Configuring the NetServer LPr to Disk to copy the Network Operating System Installation Instructions to disk. Then print them out from the disk. Read the instructions first and then follow them to manually install the NOS. Install NOS: Automated NOS Installation: For certain versions of Novell NetWare/ IntranetWare or Microsoft Windows NT Server, Configuration Assistant partitions and formats the hard disk drive, and Installation...

  • Page 94: Toptools For Servers

    Chapter 11 Configuring the NetServer LPr TopTools for Servers HP TopTools for Servers is new browser-based management software that provides remote administration and monitoring of critical server components. TopTools provides vital information for the fastest troubleshooting and proactive management of NetServers. Processors, memory, storage, and NICs are a few examples of the components managed by TopTools.

  • Page 95: Integrated Remote Assistant, Pcanywhere-32, Netserver Utilities

    Chapter 11 Configuring the NetServer LPr Integrated Remote Assistant Integrated Remote Assistant is a separate management controller built into the HP NetServer LPr. It enables remote modem-based server management and alerting through a pager for improved remote administration of your NetServer LPr.

  • Page 96: User Preferences, Symbios Configuration Utility

    Chapter 11 Configuring the NetServer LPr Diskette Library: Allows you to conveniently generate any flexible diskette available on the HP NetServer Navigator CD-ROM. For example, you can create the following diskettes: BIOS Update, NOS Drivers, and DiagTools. Event Log Reporting Utility: Displays all logged server management events, Power-On Self Test (POST) errors, and other system events.

  • Page 97: Setup Utility

    Chapter 11 Configuring the NetServer LPr Select an adapter from the list in the main menu. Select Device Selections. Select the hard disk to format. Select Format menu option. For more details, including default settings, refer to Information Assistant on the HP NetServer Online Documentation CD-ROM.

  • Page 99: Chapter 12 Information Assistant, Overview, Using Information Assistant, Getting Help, Finding Information

    Chapter 12 Information Assistant Overview The HP NetServer Online Documentation CD-ROM includes Information Assistant, which contains the entire set of documentation for your NetServer LPr. Information Assistant provides a quick and efficient means to locate information about installing, managing, and servicing your NetServer LPr. It has complete documentation on the NetServer and accessories, important information on your NOS and reference information such as functional descriptions and technical papers to help you better understand your NetServer and make choices...

  • Page 100: Copying And Printing Information

    Chapter 12 Information Assistant Search button. Search performs full-text searches for topic text. It not only takes you to the topic found, but highlights the word or words found by the search. You can use search operators such as AND, OR, NOT, and NEAR to further narrow your search. Product button.

  • Page 101: Installing Hp Information Assistant Software, Installing From The Cd-rom

    Chapter 12 Information Assistant After selecting the print option, the Windows Print dialog box appears. Print options vary with the capabilities of your printer. Installing HP Information Assistant Software HP Information Assistant runs on a PC running Windows 3.1 and above, Windows 95, or Windows NT.

  • Page 103: Chapter 13 Troubleshooting, Precautions, Troubleshooting Tools

    Chapter 13 Troubleshooting Precautions WARNING Before removing the cover, always disconnect the power cord and unplug telephone cables. Disconnect telephone cables to avoid exposure to shock hazard from telephone ringing voltages. Note that standby current is present as long as the power cord is connected to the rear of the chassis.

  • Page 104: Common Installation Problems, If The System Will Not Power On

    The following sections contain general procedures to help you locate installation problems. If you need assistance, contact your reseller first. If you need to get assistance from Hewlett-Packard, refer to Appendix C for information on service and support. If the System Will Not Power On...

  • Page 105: Troubleshooting Sequence

    Chapter 13 Troubleshooting 2. If the HP NetServer is plugged into a switched multiple-outlet box, make sure the switch on the outlet box is turned on. 3. Plug a different electrical device (such as a printer) into the power outlet, and turn it on to check if the fault is with the power supply.

  • Page 106: Error Message Is Displayed

    Chapter 13 Troubleshooting 5. Restart the system. If the system does not function, refer to one of the following sections, depending upon whether an error message is displayed or not displayed: 6 If the system still will not restart, press the [F2] key during boot to view system configuration information.

  • Page 107: No Error Messages Displayed

    Chapter 13 Troubleshooting Message Corrective Action Operating system Check whether the drive from which you are booting not found has the power and SCSI flat cables connected. Check that the boot device is enabled in the Hardware Security submenu under the Security menu of the Setup utility.

  • Page 108

    Chapter 13 Troubleshooting All internal cables are properly connected, and all boards, particularly the system board, are firmly seated. Check that the system board is fully seated in its card edge connector and that the seating lever between the system board and the chassis is fully closed.

  • Page 109: Clearing The System Configuration

    Chapter 13 Troubleshooting If you have changed any switches on the system board, check that they are properly set. 5. Reseat the system board in the card edge connector to the I/O board. 6. Turn on the display and HP NetServer LPr. 7.

  • Page 110

    Chapter 13 Troubleshooting Figure 13-1. System Switches on System Board To clear the system configuration: 1. Turn off power to the HP NetServer, and unplug the power cord. Remove the front bezel and top cover.

  • Page 111: Hardware Problems, The Display Does Not Work

    Chapter 13 Troubleshooting 2. Refer to Figure 13-1 and the Technical Reference Card inside the top cover. Move the configuration memory switch, switch 5 on the system board, to the "ON = CLEAR CONFIG" position. 3. Plug in the power cord, and turn on power to the HP NetServer. The following message is displayed: The configuration has been cleared.

  • Page 112: The Keyboard Or Mouse Does Not Work

    Chapter 13 Troubleshooting Check that the display video cable is securely connected to the computer. Turn off the display and computer and unplug them from the power outlet. Disconnect the video cable from the computer and examine the video cable connector pins to see if they are bent. If they are, carefully straighten them.

  • Page 113: The Cd-rom Drive Does Not Work, The Hard Disk Drive Does Not Work

    Chapter 13 Troubleshooting The CD-ROM Drive Does Not Work Check that a CD-ROM is inserted in the drive. Check that the power and data cables are correctly connected to the device. If you intend to boot from the CD-ROM, make sure that Start from CD-ROM is enabled in the Hardware Security submenu located under the Security menu in the Setup utility.

  • Page 114: Password Problems

    Chapter 13 Troubleshooting Password Problems If you have forgotten the password, your HP NetServer LPr will function normally, but you will not be able to change the system configuration settings in the Setup utility. To reset the password: 1. Turn off power to the HP NetServer, and unplug the power cord. 2.

  • Page 115: Battery Problems, Installing A Replacement Battery

    Chapter 13 Troubleshooting Battery Problems If your HP NetServer LPr repeatedly loses its configuration or the CPU clock stops, you should replace the battery or install an auxiliary battery. WARNING There is a danger of explosion if the battery is incorrectly installed.

  • Page 116

    Chapter 13 Troubleshooting 4. Insert the new battery with the positive sign (+) facing out, and ensure that it is seated completely. Make sure that the retaining clip is in place, and that it holds the battery firmly. 5. Replace the top cover and the front bezel, and reconnect the power cord.

  • Page 117: Appendix A Specifications, Environment

    Appendix A Specifications The specifications listed below can vary if you install a mass storage device in your server that has more stringent environmental limits. Make sure that the operating environment for your server is suitable for all the mass storage devices that you are using.

  • Page 118: Weight And Dimensions, Power Supply Specifications

    Appendix A Specifications Weight and Dimensions Weight Approx. 40 lbs (88 kg.), depending on configuration Width 17.6 inches (44.7 cm) Depth 28 inches (71.1cm) Height 3.5 inches (8.9 cm) Power Supply Specifications Type Auto-ranging Input - Max. Range 88 to 246VAC at 47 - 63 Hz Operating Current 100 VAC: 5.3 120 VAC: 4.6 A...

  • Page 119

    Appendix A Specifications Voltage Regulator Processor Module Processor Module Voltage Regulator Module #1 Slot Slot #2 Slot #1 Module #2 Slot Battery Serial B Port Connector Processor Serial A Port Module Connector Parallel Port Connector DIMM Slot 0 Mouse DIMM Slot 1 Connector DIMM Slot 2 Keyboard...

  • Page 121: Appendix B Regulatory Information, Restricted Access Location, Regulatory Notices - Electromagnetic Compliance

    Appendix B Regulatory Information Restricted Access Location This unit is designed to be installed in a Restricted Access Location, which may be a lockable rack or room. Regulatory Notices - Electromagnetic Compliance Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) requirements have been established in many countries to regulate the radio frequency energy generated by Information Technology Equipment (ITE).

  • Page 122: Notice For Canada (industry Canada)

    Hewlett-Packard’s system certification tests were conducted with HP-supported peripheral devices and HP shielded cables, such as those you receive with your computer. Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Hewlett-Packard could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. Cables used with this device must be properly shielded to comply with the requirements of the FCC.

  • Page 123: Notice For Japan

    Appendix B Regulatory Information Cet appareil numérique respecte toutes les exigences du Règlement sur le matériel brouilleur du Canada. Notice for Japan The configuration of the server you have purchased may be in either the class A or class B category. For products labeled as Class B: This equipment is in the Class B category information technology equipment based on the rules of Voluntary Control Council For Interference by Information...

  • Page 124: Power Line Harmonics, Notice For Korea

    Appendix B Regulatory Information Power Line Harmonics This product conforms to the Power Line Harmonics guideline. Notice for Korea The configuration of the server you have purchased may be in either the class A or class B category. Class A Equipment : Please note that this equipment has been approved for business purposes with regards to electromagnetic interference, if purchased in error for use in residential area, you may wish to exchange the equipment where you purchased...

  • Page 125: Notice For Taiwan: Class A Warning Statement, Notice For European Union

    Appendix B Regulatory Information Notice for Taiwan: Class A Warning Statement Notice for European Union Radio Frequency Emissions Warning for Accessories This product has been found to comply with CISPR 22 Class B EMC emission limits. Installation and use of a Class A accessory creates a system that meets the...

  • Page 126: Notice For The United Kingdom: General Approval

    Appendix B Regulatory Information requirements for industrial and commercial environments. However, in a domestic environment, this product may cause radio interference, in which case the user may be required to take adequate measures. Notice for the United Kingdom: General Approval This HP NetServer LC 3 Product is approved under approval number NS/G/ 1234/J/100003 for indirect connection to Public Telecommunication Systems in the UK.

  • Page 127: Declaration Of Conformity (us, Eu, Australia)

    FCC Title 47 CFR, Part 15 Supplementary Information: 1) The product was tested in a typical configuration with Hewlett-Packard peripherals. 2) Models were configured with a network interface board and shielded twisted-pair data cable. 3) The product complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: ì...

  • Page 128: Regulatory Notices - Product Safety, Cd-rom Electrical Safety Statement, Laser Safety Statements

    Appendix B Regulatory Information Regulatory Notices - Product Safety The following information applies only to servers with factory-installed drives. CD-ROM Electrical Safety Statement WARNING To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose the unit to rain or moisture. To avoid electrical shock, do not open the cabinet. Refer servicing to qualified personnel only.

  • Page 129

    Appendix B Regulatory Information LASER Safety - Finland LASERTURVALLISUUS LUOKAN 1 LASERLAITE KLASS 1 LASER APPARAT HP NetServer LPr - verkkopalvelimeen voidaan asentaa lisävarusteena laitteensisainen CD-ROM-lukulaite, joka on laserlaite. Kyseinen CD-ROM-lukulaite on käyttäjän kannalta turvallinen luokan 1 laserlaite. Normaalissa käytössä lukulaitteen suojakotelo estää laseräteen pääsyn laiteen ulkopuolelle.

  • Page 130: Batteries

    Appendix B Regulatory Information This CD-ROM Drive Unit is classified as a CLASS 1 LASER CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT. PRODUCT LASSER The CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT label is located on the top of the drive. KLASSE 1 PRODUKT Bei diesem CD-ROM-Laufwerk CDU56S handelt es sich um ein Laser-Produkt der Klasse 1.

  • Page 131: Noise Declaration And Ergonomics

    Appendix B Regulatory Information Noise Declaration and Ergonomics Germany Sound Pressure: LpA < 55 dB (A) am Arbeitsplatz, Beobachter Position (workplace, bystander position) normaler Betrieb (normal operation) nach DIN 45635 T. 19 (per ISO 7779) This product has not been evaluated for compliance with the ZH1/618 ergonomic requirements.

  • Page 133: Appendix C Service And Support

    Appendix C Service and Support For all service and support information, see the HP NetServer Warranty and Service/Support Booklet included with your product.

  • Page 135: Appendix D Warranty And Software License, Warranty, Hp Software Product License Agreement

    Appendix D Warranty and Software License Warranty See the HP NetServer Warranty and Service/Support Booklet included with your product for all warranty and service/support information. HP Software Product License Agreement ATTENTION: USE OF THE SOFTWARE IS SUBJECT TO THE HP SOFTWARE LICENSE TERMS SET FORTH BELOW.

  • Page 136

    Appendix D Service and Support in the authorized Use of the Software. You must reproduce all copyright notices in the original Software on all copies or adaptations. You may not copy the Software onto any public network. If your Computer was shipped with a Recovery CD, (i) the Recovery CD and/or Support Utility software may be used only for restoring the hard disk of the HP computer system with which the Recovery CD originally was provided, and (ii) if separate EULA(s) are included with your Computer for any other MS...

  • Page 137: Non-nuclear Usage

    Appendix D Service and Support Non-Nuclear Usage HP NetServers are not specifically designed, manufactured, or intended for sale as parts, components, or assemblies for the planning, construction, maintenance, or direct operation of a nuclear facility. Customer is solely liable if Products or Support purchased by Customer are used for these applications.

  • Page 139: Index

    Index Covers removing and replacing, 17 accessories CPU clock speed, 54 troubleshooting, 100 Custom configuration, 83 battery problems, 107 DAC, 96 beep error messages, 99 DiagTool, 95 BIOS update, 81 Dimensions, 110 boot device priority, 24 DIMMs Boot order installing, 31 default, 24 removing, 34 modifying, 24...

  • Page 140

    Index Hardware Verification and Labeling utility, 8 keyboard troubleshooting, 104 Keyboard, connecting, 77 help for system and software support, 123 Hot-swap bays LEDs addresses, 25 control panel, 12, 15 Hot-swap drives drive mounting hardware, 28 filler panels, 27 mass storage, internal installation, 26 boot device priority, 24 installing, 29...

  • Page 141

    Index PCI slots, 39 Rack configuration sheet, 2 location, 43 rack mount kit ports, 14, 77 parts list, 63 Rack types, 61 POST errors, 98 Power requirements, 110 rack, installing server in, 59 multiple servers, 16 attaching mounting rails to rack, 64 power switches attaching Tinnerman nuts to front DC power switch (front panel), 12,...

  • Page 142

    Index support for, 123 installation problems, 96 Software licensing, 125 keyboard, 104 software product license agreement, mouse, 104 no error messages, 99 switch 5 on the system board, 103 password problems, 106 Switch box, connecting, 77 precautions, 95 Symbios Configuration utility, 80 service and support, 123 system board, 102 tools, 95...

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