HP D5970A - NetServer - LCII Manual

Hp netserver lh 3/r and lh 4/r mass storage kit.
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HP NetServer LH 3/3r and
LH 4/4r Mass Storage Upgrade
Kit Guide
HP Part Number 5967-5265
Printed in November 1998

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    HP NetServer LH 3/3r and LH 4/4r Mass Storage Upgrade Kit Guide HP Part Number 5967-5265 Printed in November 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 1 Introduction.......................1 About This Guide ....................1 Precautions ......................4 Verify Contents....................5 Tools You Need....................6 Documents You May Need ................6 2 Installation......................7 Installation Overview ..................7 Step 1: Power Down and Disconnect..............7 Step 2: Remove Front Bezel ................8 For a Pedestal NetServer ................8 For a NetServer in an HP Rack ..............9 For a NetServer in a Compaq Rack.............13 Step 3: Remove Cover 1 and Cover Plate ............15...

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Initial Configuration with Two Integrated HP NetRAID Channels.....55 Later Addition of a Second Integrated HP NetRAID Channel......55 B Warranty and Support ...................57 Hardware Accessories Limited Warranty ............57 Hewlett-Packard Hardware Accessories .............57 Third-Party Hardware Products ..............58 HP Repair and Telephone Support ..............58 C Regulatory Information .................59...

  • Page 5: Introduction, About This Guide

    1 Introduction About This Guide This guide contains instructions for installing a D6077A upgrade kit to add a second hot-swap mass storage cage to your HP NetServer LH 3/3r or LH 4/4r. The HP NetServer LH 3 or LH 4 is the floor-standing pedestal configuration, and the HP NetServer LH 3r or 4r is the rack-optimized configuration, as shown in Figure 1-1.

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    Chapter 1 Introduction This guide uses the following names for rack enclosures: HP Rack: This guide’s designation for all of the following rack enclosures: HP Systems rack enclosure product numbers J1487B and J1487A HP Rack System/E rack enclosure product numbers J1500A, J1501A, J1502A HP Rack System/U rack enclosure product numbers J1464A and J1466A...

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    Chapter 1 Introduction Channel B (Secondary) Non-Hot-Swap SCSI Devices SE Connector Channel B (Secondary) SCSI B Connector I/O Board SCSI A Connector Channel A (Primary) SCSI Cable for Secondary Hot-Swap Mass Storage Cage Secondary Primary (SCSI B) (SCSI A) Secondary Hot-Swap Hot-Swap Hot-Swap Mass Storage Cage...

  • Page 8: Precautions

    Chapter 1 Introduction Precautions Follow the procedures listed below to ensure safe handling of components and to prevent harm to both you and the NetServer: WARNING Hazardous voltages and high energy levels are present inside the NetServer. ALWAYS disconnect the AC power cord(s) from the NetServer before removing the cover.

  • Page 9: Verify Contents

    Chapter 1 Introduction Verify Contents Unpack and verify the contents of the shipping box. This mass storage upgrade kit contains the following: Hot-swap mass storage cage, shown in Figure 1-3 Screws to mount the hot-swap mass storage cage SCSI cable to connect the hot-swap mass storage cage HP NetServer LH 3/3r and LH 4/4r Mass Storage Upgrade Kit Guide (this document) If anything is missing or damaged, contact your reseller.

  • Page 10: Tools You Need, Documents You May Need

    Chapter 1 Introduction CAUTION An insulating sheet covers the cage’s management board and backplane. Leave it in place, and be careful not to damage it. Tools You Need The following materials are also required to install this upgrade: ® Antistatic Service Kit (3M part number 8501/8502/8505 or equivalent) containing a wrist strap, antistatic mat, and cable.

  • Page 11: Installation, Installation Overview, Step 1: Power Down And Disconnect

    2 Installation Installation Overview Installing a second hot-swap mass storage cage in your NetServer requires these general steps, which are described in this chapter: Step 1: Power Down and Disconnect Step 2: Remove Front Bezel (If the NetServer is in a rack enclosure, remove it.) Step 3: Remove Cover 1 and Cover Plate Step 4: Install Mass Storage Cage Step 5: Remove Fan Assemblies...

  • Page 12: Step 2: Remove Front Bezel, For A Pedestal Netserver

    Chapter 2 Installation 3. Turn off power to the HP NetServer. 4. Disconnect the AC power cord(s) and all external cables from the NetServer. WARNING Before removing the cover, always disconnect the power cord(s) and unplug telephone cables. Disconnect telephone cables to avoid exposure to shock hazard from telephone ringing voltages.

  • Page 13: For A Netserver In An Hp Rack

    Chapter 2 Installation Figure 2-1. Remove NetServer Front Bezel (Pedestal Configuration) For a NetServer in an HP Rack For an HP NetServer in an HP rack, refer to the NetServer documentation and your rack documentation as you do the following to remove the front bezel: 1.

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    Chapter 2 Installation WARNING To prevent the rack from tipping over, extend the anti-tip foot or attach the anti-tip feature before extending the NetServer from the rack. Also lower the leveler feet of the rack to improve stability and to prevent the rack from rolling. Failure to use the anti-tip foot or feature and the leveler feet could result in serious injury.

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    Chapter 2 Installation Figure 2-3. Remove Front Bezel from NetServer in HP Rack 5. Unscrew the NetServer chassis from the front of the HP rack, as follows: a. Remove two screws securing the bezel hinge to the rack, as shown in Figures 2-4 and 2-5.

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    Chapter 2 Installation Figure 2-4. Unscrew NetServer Chassis from HP Rack...

  • Page 17: For A Netserver In A Compaq Rack

    Chapter 2 Installation Cover 1 Remove two Remove two screws securing screws securing NetServer to rack NetServer to rack Do not remove two screws securing the bezel latch to Do not remove three Cover 3 the NetServer screws securing the Cover 2 bezel hinge to the NetServer...

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    Chapter 2 Installation 3. Clips attach the front bezel to the NetServer chassis. To remove the bezel, simply pull it toward you until it comes free, as shown in Figure 2-6. Figure 2-6. Remove Front Bezel from NetServer in Compaq Rack 4.

  • Page 19: Step 3: Remove Cover 1 And Cover Plate

    Chapter 2 Installation Figure 2-7. Unscrew NetServer Chassis from Compaq Rack 5. Pull the NetServer forward from the rack until the lockout device engages with a click. Step 3: Remove Cover 1 and Cover Plate Remove Cover 1, shown in Figures 2-8 and 2-9, by unscrewing the thumbscrew and then pulling the cover forward to disengage it.

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    Chapter 2 Installation Cover 1 Figure 2-8. Remove Cover 1 from NetServer (Pedestal Configuration)

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    Chapter 2 Installation Cover 1 Figure 2-9. Remove Cover 1 from NetServer (Shown in HP Rack) The NetServer has a cover plate on its chassis front over the expansion bay in which you will install the mass storage cage. Unscrew its six retaining screws, as shown in Figure 2-10, and remove the cover plate.

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    Chapter 2 Installation Cover Plate Cover Plate Pedestal Configuration Rack-Optimized Configuration Figure 2-10. Remove Cover Plate (Shown for HP NetServer LH 3 and LH 3r)

  • Page 23: Step 4: Install Mass Storage Cage

    Chapter 2 Installation Step 4: Install Mass Storage Cage Orient the hot-swap mass storage cage, as shown in Figure 2-11. The backplane of the cage faces into the empty expansion bay. The connectors on the cage’s backplane are near the edge closest to the CD-ROM drive. CD-ROM Drive Management Board...

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    Chapter 2 Installation CAUTION As you insert the cage, be careful not to damage the cage’s backplane, management board, and the insulating sheet covering them (not shown in Figure 2-11). 2. Insert the hot-swap mass storage cage by sliding it carefully into the mass storage expansion bay, as shown in Figure 2-11.

  • Page 25: Step 5: Remove Fan Assemblies, For A Pedestal Netserver

    Chapter 2 Installation 5. Insert six screws into the front of the hot-swap mass storage cage, as shown in Figure 2-12, and tighten them. Step 5: Remove Fan Assemblies Before you install the SCSI cable, remove two fan assemblies to gain working space and access to the SCSI B connector on the I/O board.

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    Chapter 2 Installation Fan 1 Assembly Catch Accessory Board Guide Fan 0 Assembly Catch Fan Cables Fan 1 Connector Fan 0 Connector Figure 2-13. Remove Fan Assemblies from NetServer in Pedestal Configuration (Shown for HP NetServer LH 3; Details of Fan Cables May Vary) 2.

  • Page 27: For A Netserver In A Rack

    Chapter 2 Installation For a NetServer in a Rack Do the following to remove the fan assemblies from an HP NetServer in a rack: 1. Disconnect the fan cables from the Fan 0 and Fan 1 connectors on the system backplane. These connectors are shown in Figure 2-13 for the HP NetServer LH 3.

  • Page 28: Step 6: Install Scsi Cable

    Chapter 2 Installation 2. Remove Fan Assemblies 0 and 1, as follows: a. Press firmly on the catch in the top of one fan assembly, shown in Figure 2-14, and swing the upper side of the fan assembly away from the accessory board guide.

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    Chapter 2 Installation To attach the 68-pin connector, press on the center of the connector strain relief and press the connector into place, as shown in Figure 2-16. Two clicks indicates the connector is properly installed. Figure 2-16. Attach SCSI Cable Connector 3.

  • Page 30: Step 7: Connect Power Harness, Step 8: Replace Fan Assemblies

    Chapter 2 Installation Step 7: Connect Power Harness 1. Orient the P2 power harness connector to the power connector on the backplane of the mass storage cage, as shown in Figure 2-18. SCSI Cable Power Connector on Cage P2 on Power Harness (Latch on Underside) Figure 2-18.

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    Chapter 2 Installation Accessory Board Guide Accessory Board Guide Fan Assembly 1 Holes Fan Assembly 0 Figure 2-19. Insert Prongs of Fan Assemblies into Accessory Board Guide (Shown for HP NetServer LH 3)

  • Page 32: Step 9: Replace Cover 1 And Front Bezel, For A Pedestal Netserver

    Chapter 2 Installation 2. Swing the fan assembly against the accessory board guide, and press in on the catch to latch the fan assembly into place. (This reverses the procedure shown in Figures 2-13 and 2-14.) 3. Connect the cable of the fan assembly to the Fan 0 connector on the system backplane, which is shown in Figure 2-13 for the HP NetServer LH 3.

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    Chapter 2 Installation Cover 1 Figure 2-20. Replace Cover 1 on Pedestal NetServer 3. Tighten the thumbscrew at the front of Cover 1. 4. Insert the tabs at the bottom of the front bezel into the slots at the bottom of the front of the NetServer chassis, as shown in Figure 2-21.

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    Chapter 2 Installation Figure 2-21. Replace Front Bezel on Pedestal NetServer 6. Lock the front bezel with the key, if desired. For a NetServer in an HP Rack For an HP NetServer in an HP rack, refer to the NetServer documentation and your rack documentation as you do the following to replace Cover 1 and the front bezel: 1.

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    Chapter 2 Installation Figure 2-22. Replace Cover 1 on NetServer in HP Rack 3. Tighten the thumbscrew at the front of Cover 1. 4. Depress the lockout releases, shown in Figure 2-23, and push the NetServer completely into the rack.

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    Chapter 2 Installation Figure 2-23. Location of Lockout Releases on HP Rack 5. Insert two screws on the right through the bezel latch assembly and into the right rack column, as shown in Figure 2-24. These screws secure the NetServer to the rack.

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    Chapter 2 Installation Insert two screws through the bezel latch assembly into the rack. Insert two screws through the bezel hinge into the rack. Figure 2-24. Insert Screws through Bezel Latch Assembly and Bezel Hinge 6. Insert two screws on the left through the bezel hinge and into the left rack column, as shown in Figure 2-24.

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    Chapter 2 Installation 7. Push the front bezel into place, so it swings open for access to the hot-swap mass storage cages, as shown in Figure 2-25. Figure 2-25. Push Front Bezel into Place on HP Rack 8. Refer to Figure 2-2, and use two 6x32 screws to secure the NetServer to the chassis retention bracket.

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    Chapter 2 Installation For a NetServer in a Compaq Rack For an HP NetServer in a Compaq rack, refer to the NetServer documentation and your rack documentation for instructions as you do the following to replace Cover 1 and the front bezel: 1.

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    Chapter 2 Installation 4. On both rack slides (slide members), simultaneously depress the lockout releases and push the NetServer completely into the rack enclosure, as shown in Figure 2-27. Figure 2-27. Location of Lockout Releases for Compaq Rack...

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    Chapter 2 Installation 4. Insert two screws into the two holes in the left recessed bracket and into the left rack column (see Figure 2-28), and tighten. Recessed Brackets Figure 2-28. Install Four Screws in Left and Right Recessed brackets 5.

  • Page 42: Step 10: Install Hard Disk Drive Modules

    Chapter 2 Installation 6. Push the front bezel onto the NetServer, as shown in Figure 2-29. Figure 2-29. Push Front Bezel into Place on Compaq Rack 7. If you removed the door of the rack, replace it. Step 10: Install Hard Disk Drive Modules If the secondary hot-swap mass storage cage is locked, unlock it with its key.

  • Page 43: About Scsi Addresses In Secondary Cage

    Chapter 2 Installation Disk spacers must be installed to fill all empty spaces between adjacent disk drive modules or filler panels in the hot-swap mass storage cage. Insert disk drive modules slowly and gently to prevent damage, as described in HP NetServer Ultra2 SCSI Hot-swap Hard Disk Drive and Tray User Guide.

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    Chapter 2 Installation Key: Disk Spacer Low-Profile Disk Half-Height Module or Filler Panel Disk Module Numbers shown on drives indicate SCSI addresses. Figure 2-31. SCSI Addresses for Combinations of Drives on SCSI B Channel NOTE Disk drive modules in the secondary hot-swap mass storage cage are on the same SCSI channel (SCSI B) as any non-hot- swap devices.

  • Page 45: Step 11: Reconnect Power Cord(s) And Other Cables

    Chapter 2 Installation Step 11: Reconnect Power Cord(s) and Other Cables 1. Reconnect the AC power cord(s) and any other external cables. 2. Attach the power cord retainer for each AC power cord, as shown in Figure 2-32. Lift the metal piece underneath, squeeze the two long metal tabs toward each other, and slide the wire bail over the tabs.

  • Page 46: Step 12: Verify Hard Disk Drive Leds

    Chapter 2 Installation Step 12: Verify Hard Disk Drive LEDs Each Ultra2 hard disk drive module has two LED apertures on its front, one for power status and one for activity status, as shown in Figure 2-33. Activity Status LED Aperture Power Status LED Aperture Figure 2-33.

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    Chapter 2 Installation 3. If no LED apertures were illuminated on any disk drive modules, the power harness may not be correctly connected. Check it as follows: a. Turn off the NetServer power switch and unplug the AC power cord(s) and any telephone cables.

  • Page 48: About Hard Disk Drive Leds

    Chapter 2 Installation Check the light pipe on the module as follows: a. Remove the disk drive module, as described in the HP NetServer Ultra2 SCSI Hot-swap Hard Disk Drive and Tray User Guide. b. Inspect the light pipes, shown in Figure 2-34, for damage. If a light pipe is damaged, contact your reseller.

  • Page 49: Configure Mass Storage, Decide Raid Or Non-raid, Non-raid Configuration

    3 Configure Mass Storage Decide RAID or Non-RAID The disk drives in the secondary hot-swap mass storage cage, along with any non- hot-swap SCSI devices, can be configured in two different ways: Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID) configuration under control of the integrated HP NetRAID controller Non-RAID configuration under the control of the SCSI B controller Non-RAID configuration (also called "JBOD"...

  • Page 50: Back Up Data, Run Setup Utility

    Chapter 3 Configure Mass Storage Non-RAID configuration of the SCSI B channel DOES support tape drives. NOTE Non-hot-swap SCSI devices have a dedicated connector on the SCSI B Channel. This connection isolates the non-hot-swap devices from the secondary hot-swap mass storage cage to allow the hot-swap drives to operate as Ultra2 SCSI.

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    Chapter 3 Configure Mass Storage NOTE The message "Configuration of NVRAM and drives mismatch" indicates that configuration information in the integrated HP NetRAID controller’s NVRAM differs from configuration information in hard disk drives. Press any key to start the HP NetRAID Express Tools utility. On the Tools Management Menu, choose Configure, and then do one of the following: If you do not want RAID on either SCSI A or SCSI B,...

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    Chapter 3 Configure Mass Storage Verify SCSI B Channel Control 4. When the Setup Utility menu is displayed, look for the following items: Integrated HP NetRAID Included SCSI_A Channel [ Included SCSI_B Channel [ Read the values in the brackets to determine whether the integrated HP NetRAID controller is enabled, and for which SCSI channels.

  • Page 53: Run Symbios Configuration Utility

    Chapter 3 Configure Mass Storage 6. On the Configuration menu, use the up and down arrows to highlight "Boot Device Ordering," and press ENTER to choose it. 7. On the Boot Device Ordering submenu, use the up and down arrows to highlight "Boot Device Priority,"...

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    Chapter 3 Configure Mass Storage If you receive an error message during the boot process, refer to "Troubleshooting" in the HP NetServer LH 4/LH 4r User Guide or the online help. Some power-up (boot) messages are routine. 2. As soon as you see the message Press Ctrl-C to start Symbios Configuration Utility...

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    Chapter 3 Configure Mass Storage 6. The Adapter Boot Order screen displays the two SCSI controllers and numbers representing their boot order in the following form: Boot Boot Order Bus DevFunc Order Bus DevFunc A SYM53C895 01 B SYM53C895 01 where A and B are the numbers 0 or 1 or a blank.

  • Page 56: Verify Hard Disk Drive Modules

    Chapter 3 Configure Mass Storage Verify Hard Disk Drive Modules As the HP NetServer restarts, watch the display monitor to determine whether all the drives you installed have been detected. NOTE Any SCSI devices controlled by the integrated HP NetRAID controller will NOT be displayed during the boot process.

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    Chapter 3 Configure Mass Storage If the suspect drive is not detected, swap the suspect module for another module that was detected in another position, restart the NetServer, and see whether either of those two drives are detected. If the suspect drive is detected in its new position, the secondary hot-swap mass storage cage may be defective.

  • Page 59: A Raid Configuration, Initial Configuration With Two Integrated Hp Netraid Channels

    A RAID Configuration RAID configuration of disk drives in the second hot-swap mass storage cage differs for the following cases: Initial configuration of the HP NetServer with two integrated HP NetRAID channels Later addition of the second integrated HP NetRAID channel NOTE Integrated HP NetRAID does NOT support tape drives.

  • Page 61: B Warranty And Support, Hardware Accessories Limited Warranty, Hewlett-packard Hardware Accessories

    Hardware Accessories Limited Warranty Hewlett-Packard Hardware Accessories An HP NetServer Hardware Accessory is an HP hardware product that is specifically designated for use with HP NetServers; is added on or integrated into an HP NetServer in order to provide higher performance, capacity, or increased capability;...

  • Page 62: Third-party Hardware Products, Hp Repair And Telephone Support

    Appendix B Warranty and Support Refer to the warranty statement provided with your original HP NetServer system documentation for the warranty limitations, customer responsibilities, and other terms and conditions. Third-Party Hardware Products HP does not warrant third-party hardware products. Third-party hardware products may be warranted in accordance with the third-party warranty statement accompanying the product.

  • Page 63: C Regulatory Information

    The product herewith complies with the requirements of the following directives, and carries the CE-mark accordingly: o Low Voltage Directive 72/23/EEC o EMC Directive 89/336/EEC 1) This product was tested in a typical configuration with a Hewlett-Packard NetServer computer and peripherals. Santa Clara, May 19, 1998 Nigel Marrion/Quality Engineering Manager...

  • Page 65: Index

    Index non-RAID, 45 RAID, 55 Access holes, 20 Contents of kit, 5 Accessory board guide, 22, 28 Cover 1 Activity status LED, 42, 44 Compaq rack, 35 Adapter boot order, 51 HP rack, 17, 30 Antistatic precautions, 4, 6 pedestal, 15, 28 Anti-tip feature, 34 Cover plate, 17 Anti-tip foot, 34...

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    Index Hard Drive Priority submenu, 49 Kit contents, 5 Hardware accessories limited warranty, Latch assembly, 11, 12, 32 Hardware repair LEDs, 42 warranty information for, 57 Light pipes, LED, 43 Help, 57 Lockout releases, 31, 36 Hot-swap disk drive module, 42 Hot-swap disk drives installing, 38 Management board, 6, 20...

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    Index starting, 46 boot order, 48 Standby power, 8 cage installation, 53 Symbios Configuration Utility, 49 default settings, 48 adapter boot order, 50 disk drives, 52 Display, 50 kit contents, 5 exiting, 51 non-RAID boot order, 49 starting, 49 SCSI B Channel control, 46, 48 View Disk Configuration, 47 View NVRAM Configuration, 47 Tape drives, 45, 46, 55...

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