HP D7171A - NetServer - LPr Manual

Pedestal-to-rack conversion guide.
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HP NetServer
LH 3, LH 4, LH 3000, and LH 6000
Pedestal-to-Rack
Conversion Guide
HP Part Number 5969-2162
Printed in November 1999

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    HP NetServer LH 3, LH 4, LH 3000, and LH 6000 Pedestal-to-Rack Conversion Guide HP Part Number 5969-2162 Printed in November 1999...

  • 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 Preface ........................1 About this Guide ....................1 Related Documentation..................2 Tools You Need....................2 1 Introduction ......................3 Overview......................3 Warnings ......................4 Verify Contents ....................6 Prepare for Installation ..................7 2 Remove Bezel, Cover, and Components ............9 Overview of Removal of Front Bezel, Rack Rail Cover, and Components ..9 Disconnect the NetServer ..................9 Remove the Front Bezel and Rack Rail Cover..........11 Remove the Front Bezel ................11...

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents 4 Warranty and Support..................39 Hardware Accessories Limited Warranty............39 Hewlett-Packard Hardware Accessories............39 Third-Party Hardware Products..............40 HP Repair and Telephone Support ..............40 A Regulatory Information..................41 Index ........................43...

  • Page 5: Preface, About This Guide

    4000/7000 rack enclosures NOTE The instructions in this guide are specifically for Hewlett-Packard rack enclosure product numbers J1464A, J1466A, J1487B, J1488A, J1500A, J1501A, and J1502A and the Compaq 4000/7000 rack enclosures. For information about other rack installations, see the rack-mount kit instructions that come with your rack or NetServer, or refer to the following web site: http://www.hp.com/go/enclosures...

  • Page 6: Related Documentation, Tools You Need

    Chapter Preface Related Documentation The following documents describe the NetServer: HP NetServer LH 3/LH 3r User Guide HP NetServer LH 4/LH 4r User Guide HP NetServer LH 3000/3000r Installation Guide HP NetServer LH 6000/6000r Installation Guide HP NetServer LH 3 Installation Road Map HP NetServer LH 3r Installation Road Map HP NetServer LH 4 Installation Road Map HP NetServer LH 4r Installation Road Map...

  • Page 7: Introduction, Overview

    1 Introduction Overview This guide describes the procedure for converting the HP NetServer LH 3, LH 4, LH 3000, and LH 6000 (pedestal configuration) to the HP NetServer LH 3r, LH 4r, LH 3000r, or LH 6000r (rack-optimized configuration). For details of installing the NetServer into the rack enclosure, refer to the following: For a NetServer in an HP rack: your NetServer's user guide or installation guide...

  • Page 8: Warnings

    Chapter 1 Introduction 5. Remove the plastic lock pawl (which engages and secures the bezel lock mechanism) from the NetServer chassis front. Unfasten the control panel from the chassis, reorient it, and then secure it to the chassis again. Install the control panel bezel.

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    Chapter 1 Introduction WARNING To prevent the rack enclosure from tipping over: Extend the anti-tip foot or verify that the anti-tip feature is installed. Verify that the leveler feet are lowered. Do NOT extend more than one piece of equipment at a time out from the front of the rack.

  • Page 10: Verify Contents

    Chapter 1 Introduction Verify Contents Unpack and verify the contents of the shipping box. If anything is missing or damaged, contact your reseller. The conversion kit includes two assembly kits, one for HP racks, and one for Compaq racks. In addition, it includes the following hardware: Four lifting handles and their screws Two rack slides, bar nuts, rack nuts, and their screws and hardware Control panel bezel...

  • Page 11: Prepare For Installation

    Chapter 1 Introduction The assembly kit for HP racks includes the following hardware: Front bezel for the NetServer in the HP rack configuration Bezel hinge plate and bezel hinge for the HP rack configuration Rack chassis retention bracket for the HP rack Mounting screws and hardware for the items listed above Two HP NetServer LH 3r rack installation templates Two HP NetServer LH 4r rack installation templates...

  • Page 13: Remove Bezel, Cover, And Components

    2 Remove Bezel, Cover, and Components Overview of Removal of Front Bezel, Rack Rail Cover, and Components Before you convert the NetServer to the rack-optimized configuration, you will do the following: Power down the NetServer and disconnect it. Remove the front bezel and rack rail cover. Lighten the NetServer by removing the hot-swap disk drives and the power supply modules.

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    Chapter 2 Remove Bezel, Cover, and Components WARNING Before removing the cover, always disconnect the power cord(s) and unplug telephone cables. Disconnect the power cord(s) to avoid exposure to high energy levels that may cause burns when parts are short-circuited by metal objects, such as tools or jewelry.

  • Page 15: Remove The Front Bezel And Rack Rail Cover, Remove The Front Bezel

    Chapter 2 Remove Bezel, Cover, and Components Remove the Front Bezel and Rack Rail Cover The rack rail cover is the only NetServer cover that must be removed during the conversion of the NetServer from pedestal configuration to rack configuration. First, unlock and remove the front bezel to gain access to the screw securing the rack rail cover.

  • Page 16: Remove The Rack Rail Cover

    Chapter 2 Remove Bezel, Cover, and Components Bezel Lock Pull Here Rack Rail Cover Figure 2-1. Remove Front Bezel Remove the Rack Rail Cover Remove the rack rail cover, as shown in Figure 2-2: 1. Unscrew the screw on the front of the cover. 2.

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    Chapter 2 Remove Bezel, Cover, and Components Unscrew Rack Rail Cover Figure 2-2. Remove the Rack Rail Cover...

  • Page 18: Lighten The Netserver, Remove Hot-swap Hard Disk Drives

    Chapter 2 Remove Bezel, Cover, and Components Lighten the NetServer Before you lift the NetServer, remove the hot-swap hard disk drives and power supply modules. This will lighten the NetServer, so that fewer people will be needed to lift it. WARNING Do not attempt to lift the NetServer by yourself.

  • Page 19: Remove Power Supply Modules

    Chapter 2 Remove Bezel, Cover, and Components Locking Latch Ejector Handle Figure 2-3. Remove Hard Disk Drives From the NetServer Remove Power Supply Modules To remove the power supply modules, unscrew the modules and pull them away from the NetServer, as shown in Figure 2-4. Put them aside for later reinstallation. CAUTION When lifting a power supply module, be prepared to support its weight.

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    Chapter 2 Remove Bezel, Cover, and Components Figure 2-4. Remove Power Supply Modules (Rear View of HP NetServer LH 3 Shown; Number of Power Supply Modules May Vary)

  • Page 21: Move The Netserver, Remove The Casters

    Chapter 2 Remove Bezel, Cover, and Components Move the NetServer Using enough people for safe handling, lift the NetServer onto an empty work surface for easy access to the interior and to the face of the chassis. Rotate the NetServer so that Cover 1 is now on top, as shown in Figure 2-5. (Cover 2, which was the top of the pedestal configuration, becomes the right side of the rack-optimized configuration.) Cover 1...

  • Page 23: Conversion: Install Components, Cover, And Front Bezel, Overview Of Conversion To Rack-optimized Configuration

    3 Conversion: Install Components, Cover, and Front Bezel Overview of Conversion to Rack-Optimized Configuration To complete the conversion of the NetServer to the rack-optimized configuration, you will do the following: Install any additional memory or accessory boards. Install four lifting handles. Reorient the control panel.

  • Page 24: Install The Lifting Handles

    Chapter 3 Conversion: Install Components, Cover, and Front Bezel Install the Lifting Handles Install lifting handles for use when you mount the NetServer on the rack slides. The four handles mount two to a side. Use the provided screws to mount the handles, as shown in Figure 3-1. Figure 3-1.

  • Page 25: Reorient The Control Panel

    Chapter 3 Conversion: Install Components, Cover, and Front Bezel Reorient the Control Panel The control panel must be repositioned to be easily readable in the rack-mount position. Reposition the control panel and its bezel, as follows: 1. Unscrew the two screws securing the control panel to the chassis. 2.

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    Chapter 3 Conversion: Install Components, Cover, and Front Bezel 4. Rotate the control panel until it is aligned with the rack position of the NetServer, as shown in Figure 3-3. Be careful of the ribbon cable that connects the control panel to the NetServer. Be careful not to damage it. Compaq rack slots (on left) HP rack slots (on right) Control Panel...

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    Chapter 3 Conversion: Install Components, Cover, and Front Bezel As you mount the control panel, ensure that the ribbon cable goes completely back inside the NetServer. Do not damage the ribbon cable with the control panel. 6. Replace the two screws to secure the control panel to the chassis. 7.

  • Page 28: Install The Netserver In The Rack

    Chapter 3 Conversion: Install Components, Cover, and Front Bezel Install the NetServer in the Rack Refer to the documentation listed below to install the slides in the rack and to install the NetServer into the rack: To install into an HP rack: Refer to the NetServer's user guide or installation guide.

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    Chapter 3 Conversion: Install Components, Cover, and Front Bezel 3. Mark locations on the rack columns for all bar nuts and rack nuts to hold the rack slides and bezel mounting hardware. For HP racks, use the appropriate rack installation template for your rack: For HP Systems racks, use the installation template labeled LH 3r (HP Systems), the installation template labeled LH 4r (HP Systems),...

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    Chapter 3 Conversion: Install Components, Cover, and Front Bezel Right Rear Column of HP Rack Hole 13 above Base Line Hole 9 above Base Line Rack Nuts Figure 3-5. Position Rack Nuts for Chassis Retention Bracket 5. Install the rack slides (slide members). 6.

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    Chapter 3 Conversion: Install Components, Cover, and Front Bezel WARNING Do not attempt to lift the NetServer by yourself. Follow local regulations when lifting the NetServer. Failure to observe this warning could result in serious injury to personnel or damage to equipment. The HP NetServer LH 3r weighs approximately 115 pounds (52 kg) after the hard disk drives and power supply modules are removed.

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    Chapter 3 Conversion: Install Components, Cover, and Front Bezel Latch Assembly Bezel Hinge Figure 3-6. Mounting Hardware for Front Bezel for HP Rack For the Compaq rack, the bezel mounting hardware is the left and right recessed brackets, as shown in Figure 3-7. The left recessed bracket is a long part with four screw holes.

  • Page 33: Attaching The Cable Management Arm

    Chapter 3 Conversion: Install Components, Cover, and Front Bezel Compaq Rack Figure 3-7. Mounting Hardware for Front Bezel for Compaq Rack Attaching the Cable Management Arm The Cable Management Arm for the HP NetServer can only be mounted on HP Systems racks.

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    Chapter 3 Conversion: Install Components, Cover, and Front Bezel Rear of NetServer Left Rear Rack Column Cable Management Arm Figure 3-8. Attaching the Cable Management Arm 3. Install the two 6-32 Torx T-15 screws in the two threaded holes on the rear of the NetServer.

  • Page 35: Replace Power Supply Modules And Hard Disk Drives

    Chapter 3 Conversion: Install Components, Cover, and Front Bezel 10. Plug the HP NetServer's power cable and all available data cables into the back of the HP NetServer. Replace Power Supply Modules and Hard Disk Drives Do the following to replace the power supply modules and hot-swap hard disk drive modules: 1.

  • Page 36: Install Chassis Retention Bracket When Shipping An Hp Rack

    Chapter 3 Conversion: Install Components, Cover, and Front Bezel Install Chassis Retention Bracket when Shipping an HP Rack For the HP rack, the rack nuts for the chassis retention bracket were installed on the right rear rack column. For the HP rack, install the chassis retention bracket and secure the NetServer to it, as follows: 1.

  • Page 37: Install The New Front Bezel, Prepare The Front Bezel

    Chapter 3 Conversion: Install Components, Cover, and Front Bezel Install the New Front Bezel The conversion kit contains two assembly kits, one for the HP rack, and one for the Compaq rack. Each assembly kit contains the new front bezel for the NetServer in the specific type of rack, as shown in Figure 3-10.

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    Chapter 3 Conversion: Install Components, Cover, and Front Bezel 2. Secure the nameplate to the front bezel, as follows: For the HP rack front bezel, insert the tab at one end of the nameplate into the slot in the bezel, bend the nameplate slightly, and simultaneously insert the snaps on the back of the nameplate and the tab at the other end of the nameplate.

  • Page 39: Attach The Front Bezel

    Chapter 3 Conversion: Install Components, Cover, and Front Bezel Attach the Front Bezel After the new front bezel is prepared, push it into place, as shown in Figure 3-11 or 3-12. Figure 3-11. Push Front Bezel into Place on HP Rack...

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    Chapter 3 Conversion: Install Components, Cover, and Front Bezel Figure 3-12. Push Front Bezel into Place on Compaq Rack...

  • Page 41: Reconnect The Power Cords And Cables

    Chapter 3 Conversion: Install Components, Cover, and Front Bezel Reconnect the Power Cords and Cables Complete the installation of the NetServer, as follows: 1. If you removed the door of the rack, replace it. 2. Reconnect the AC power cord(s) and other external cables as described in the Rack Cabling Reference for your HP NetServer.

  • Page 43: 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 44: Third-party Hardware Products, Hp Repair And Telephone Support

    Chapter 4 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 45: A Regulatory Information

    A Regulatory Information For regulatory information pertaining to this HP accessory, please refer to the regulatory section of the user guide for the NetServer in which this accessory is installed.

  • Page 47: Index

    Index Conversion overview, 21 Accessory boards, installing, 21 Accessory kit contents, 8 Disconnecting the NetServer, 11 Anti-tip feature, 26 Documentation, 2 Anti-tip foot, 26 Door of rack, 26, 39 Arm, cable management, 31 Assembly kit for Compaq racks, 9 Getting help, 41 Assembly kit for HP racks, 9 Assembly kits, 8 Handles, lifting, 22, 28...

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    Index Rack slides, 27, 28 Nameplate, 35 Recessed brackets, 30 Regulatory information, 43 Overview, general, 5 Slide location, 27 Slides (slide members), 27, 28 Power cord retainer, 39 Static-dissipating work surface, 12, 16 Power supply modules removing, 17 replacing, 33 Tools needed, 2 Powering down, 11 Processor label, 35...

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