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PowerEdge R210 II
Technical Guide
The PowerEdge
R210 II offers
performance, energy
efficiency and ease
of management for
businesses of all
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  • Page 1 PowerEdge R210 II Technical Guide The PowerEdge R210 II offers performance, energy efficiency and ease of management for businesses of all sizes.
  • Page 2 Dell disclaims proprietary interest in the marks and names of others. ©Copyright 2011 Dell Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction or translation of any part of this work beyond that permitted by U.S. copyright laws without the written permission of Dell Inc. is unlawful and strictly forbidden.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Environmental Specifications................. 20 ENERGY STAR Compliance ................21 Thermal....................21 Acoustics ....................21 Processors ..................... 24 Overview ....................24 Features ....................24 Supported Processors .................. 24 Processor Configurations ................25 Processor Installation .................. 25 Memory ......................26 PowerEdge R210 II Technical Guide...
  • Page 4 12.1 Overview ....................38 12.2 Hard Drives ....................38 12.3 RAID Configurations ..................38 12.4 Optical Drives ................... 39 12.5 Tape Drives ..................... 39 Video ......................40 Rack Information ..................... 41 14.1 Overview ....................41 PowerEdge R210 II Technical Guide...
  • Page 5 Ergonomics, Acoustics and Hygienics ............... 55 Appendix C. Industry Standards ................56 Tables Table 1. Comparison of PowerEdge R210 II to R210 and R310..........8 Table 2. Product Feature Summary ................. 11 Table 3. Power Supply Specifications ............... 19 Table 4.
  • Page 6 Figure 11. A4 Static Rail System ................42 Figure 12. A6 Static Rail System ................42 Figure 13. A4 and A6 Rail Systems in 2-post Center-Mount Configuration ....... 43 Figure 14. A4 and A6 Rail Systems in 2-post Flush-Mount Configuration ......... 43 PowerEdge R210 II Technical Guide...
  • Page 7: Product Comparison

    1 Product Comparison 1.1 Overview The PowerEdge R210 II is an entry-level, yet enterprise ready, ultra-dense 1-socket 1U rack server that is well suited for a broad range of workloads, from small businesses applications to high-density, scale-out compute farms. It offers the performance and features to run your business applications that facilitate data coordination and sharing, data protection, management, and scalability to support business growth.
  • Page 8: Easy To Manage

    Unified Server Configurator in a pre-OS environment. This eliminates the need to use and maintain multiple pieces of disparate CD/DVD media. With Dell Lifecycle Controller server deployment automation, the R210 II is up and running fast.
  • Page 9 (80+ Bronze) auto- (80+ Bronze) auto-ranging (80+ Bronze) ranging (100V~240V) (100V~240V) Optional redundant, 400W (80+ Silver) auto-ranging (100V~240V) Fans Non-redundant, non-hot- Non-redundant, non-hot- Non-redundant, non-hot- pluggable pluggable pluggable Form Factor 1U Rack 1U Rack 1U Rack PowerEdge R210 II Technical Guide...
  • Page 10: New Technologies

    Dell 2 New Technologies New technologies on the Dell PowerEdge™ R210 II include the following: ® ®  New processors, including the Intel Xeon processor E3-1200 product family and the Intel Core™ processor i3-2100 product family  Improved acoustics in small offices or branch offices over the predecessor system (PowerEdge R210) ...
  • Page 11: System Overview

    Broadcom NetXtreme II 5709 Quad Port Gigabit Ethernet NIC, Copper, w/TOE/iSCSI Communications PCIe x4 Intel Gigabit ET Dual Port Adapter, Gigabit Ethernet NIC, PCIe x4 Intel Gigabit ET Quad Port Adapter, Gigabit Ethernet NIC, PCIe x4 PowerEdge R210 II Technical Guide...
  • Page 12 After a certain amount of time, the software will only run for one hour at a time until the configuration is corrected. For more information about these features review the product documentation located at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=143551 PowerEdge R210 II Technical Guide...
  • Page 13: Mechanical

    4 Mechanical 4.1 Chassis Description The PowerEdge R210 II is a 1U rack-mount design that supports the following features:  Two cabled 3.5‖ drive bays for SATA or SAS hard drives or four 2.5‖ drive bays for SAS or SSD drives (available Q2 2011) ...
  • Page 14: Front Panel View And Features

    See the Back-Panel Features and Indicators section in the About Your System chapter of the PowerEdge R210 II Owner’s Manual on Support.Dell.com for more information. 4.5 Power Button LED All Dell PowerEdge servers have a green LED integrated in the power button which indicates the system‘s power state. PowerEdge R210 II Technical Guide...
  • Page 15: System Status Id

    See the About Your System chapter of the PowerEdge R210 II Owner’s Manual on Support.Dell.com for more information. 4.7 NIC Indicators See the NIC Indicator Codes section in the About Your System chapter of the PowerEdge R210 II Owner’s Manual on Support.Dell.com for more information.
  • Page 16: Rails

    Static Rails for 4-post and 2-post racks support the following:  Toolless installation in 19‖ EIA-310-E compliant square or unthreaded round hole 4-post racks including all generations of Dell racks  Tooled installation in 19‖ EIA-310-E compliant threaded hole 4-post and 2-post racks See section 14 for more details.
  • Page 17: Led Control Panel

    4.12 Security 4.12.1 Cover Latch The PowerEdge R210 II comes with a coin-lock entry latch on the top cover of the unit and provides security for the entire system. The lock provides for toolless access to the chassis. 4.12.2 Bezel A metal bezel an available option and is mounted to the front of the chassis.
  • Page 18: Power Switch Security

    PowerEdge R210 II Owner’s Manual on Support.Dell.com. 4.13 USB Key The PowerEdge R210 II supports two internal USB connectors which can be used for USB keys. 4.14 Battery A replaceable coin cell CR2032 3V battery is mounted on the planar to provide backup power for the ®...
  • Page 19: Power, Thermal, Acoustic

    Efficiency 82% to 85% @ 115 VAC 20% to 100% Load 82% to 85% @ 230 VAC 5.3 Heat Dissipation The heat dissipation for the R210 II power supply is measured at 1040 BTU/hr (maximum). PowerEdge R210 II Technical Guide...
  • Page 20: Environmental Specifications

    Use the first formula if the altitude is stated in meters; use the second formula if the altitude is stated in feet. Figure 9. Formulas for Maximum Operating Temperature for Given Altitude (°C) Figure 10. Formulas for Maximum Operating Temperature for Given Altitude (°F) PowerEdge R210 II Technical Guide...
  • Page 21: Energy Star Compliance

    One of the sound quality metrics in the Dell specification is the prominence ratio of a tone, which is listed in Table 6.
  • Page 22: Table 6. Acoustical Specifications

    The acoustical performance for minimum and typical configurations of the PowerEdge R210 II are shown in Table 6.
  • Page 23 Prominent tones: Criteria of D.6 and D.11 of ECMA-74 11th ed. (2010) are followed to determine if discrete tones are prominent. The system is placed in a rack with its bottom at 75-cm from the floor. The acoustic transducer is at front bystander position, ref ISO7779 3rd (2010), Section 8.6.2. PowerEdge R210 II Technical Guide...
  • Page 24: Processors

    Turbo Memory Process (GHz) (Watts) (MB) (MHz) E3-1280 3.50 1333 32nm E3-1270 3.40 1333 32nm E3-1240 3.30 1333 32nm E3-1230 3.20 1333 32nm E3-1220 3.10 1333 32nm E3-1260L 2.40 1333 32nm E3-1220L 2.20 1333 32nm PowerEdge R210 II Technical Guide...
  • Page 25: Processor Configurations

    DIMMs. Memory configuration with one processor includes a 1 GB minimum and a 32 GB maximum. 6.5 Processor Installation Refer to the Processors section in the Installing System Components chapter of the Dell PowerEdge R210 II Systems Owner’s Manual on Support.dell.com for processor installation and removal instructions.
  • Page 26: Memory

    DDR3 1333 4GB DIMM, Dual Rank DDR3 1333 8GB DIMM, Dual Rank 7.3 DIMM Slots The PowerEdge R210 II has 4 DIMM slots for memory, supporting up to 2 DIMMs per channel. 7.4 Speed The memory frequency is determined by a variety of inputs: ...
  • Page 27: Sparing

    (MHz) Width UDIMM 1333 1333 UDIMM 1333 1333 UDIMM 1333 1333 UDIMM 1333 1333 UDIMM 1333 1333 UDIMM 1333 1333 UDIMM 1333 1333 UDIMM 1333 1333 UDIMM 1333 1333 UDIMM 1333 1333 UDIMM 1333 1333 PowerEdge R210 II Technical Guide...
  • Page 28: Chipset

    Dell 8 Chipset 8.1 Overview The PowerEdge R210 II planar incorporates the Intel C200 Series PCH chipset. The features listed below are part of the chipset. 8.2 Direct Media Interface Direct Media Interface (DMI) is the chip-to-chip connection between the processor and C200 series chipset.
  • Page 29: Compatibility Module

    BCD or binary format. The design is functionally compatible with the Motorola MS146818B. The time keeping comes from a 32.768 kHz oscillating source, which is divided to achieve an update every second. The lower 14 bytes on the lower RAM block has very specific PowerEdge R210 II Technical Guide...
  • Page 30: Gpio

    The chipset provides an input signal (INTRUDER#) that can be attached to a switch that is activated when the system case is opened. The chipset can be programmed to generate an SMI# or TCO interrupt due to an active INTRUDER# signal. PowerEdge R210 II Technical Guide...
  • Page 31: System Management Bus (Smbus 2.0)

    A partition behaves like a virtual machine (VM) and provides isolation and protection across partitions. Each partition is allocated its own subset of host physical memory. PowerEdge R210 II Technical Guide...
  • Page 32: Bios

    UEFI shell Support  AC recovery staggering Power-Up  DIMM mismatch checking  VT-d The PowerEdge R210 II BIOS does not support the following:  BIOS language localization  BIOS recovery after bad flash  RIB Support PowerEdge R210 II Technical Guide...
  • Page 33: Supported Acpi States

    OS in the FACP table. Thus, a driver can directly access bits to control a device‘s power management. Generic features have defined enable and status bits, but the functionality is not fully visible to the OS. Dell provides ASL code to handle the details of generic features, allowing the OS to intelligently communicate with system-specific hardware.
  • Page 34: Table 12. Power Management Features

    Event (PME) purpose event pin in the chipset. When a device signals PME#, the system wakes (if necessary), the OS detects the event, and a Dell-defined ASL routine handles the event. Wake-on- LAN is one example of a PME. USB wake...
  • Page 35: Table 13. Power Profiles

    CPU Power and Performance Management: Maximum Performance | Minimum Power | OS DBPM | System DBPM Memory Power and Performance Management: Maximum Performance |1333Mhz |1067Mhz |800Mhz| Minimum Power Fan Algorithm Maximum Performance | Minimum Power PowerEdge R210 II Technical Guide...
  • Page 36: Embedded Nics/Lan On Motherboard (Lom)

    10 Embedded NICs/LAN on Motherboard (LOM) 10.1 Overview ® The PowerEdge R210 II includes a Broadcom 5716C chip embedded on the motherboard. The 5716 chip is connected to the IOH via a PCI Express x4 gen2 link. The 5716 chip provides two 1x Gigabit Ethernet ports with two RJ-45 connectors on the rear of the system.
  • Page 37: Pci Slots

    Dell 11 PCI Slots 11.1 Overview The PowerEdge R210 II planar provides one riser card which provides one x16 Gen2 PCI Express expansion slot:  Slot supports full-height half-length cards connected to the IOH  Support for 25W maximum power ...
  • Page 38: Storage

    The hard-drive configuration must be selected at point of purchase and is not an upgrade option. 12.2 Hard Drives Table 14 lists the supported hard drives for the PowerEdge R210 II. For the latest information on supported hard drives, visit Dell.com.
  • Page 39: Optical Drives

    The R210 II supports one SATA interface DVD-ROM or DVD+/-RW. 12.5 Tape Drives External tape drives and tape libraries are supported. No internal tape drive support is available. For more information on supported tape drives and tape libraries, see Dell.com/Storage. PowerEdge R210 II Technical Guide...
  • Page 40: Video

    Dell 13 Video ® ® The PowerEdge R210 II includes a Matrox G200eW with 8 MB memory integrated in Winbond WPCM450 (BMC controller). The resolutions supported are listed in Table 16. Table 16. Graphics Video Modes Color Depth Resolution Refresh Rate (Hz)
  • Page 41: Rack Information

    The ReadyRails™ static rail systems for the R210 II provide toolless support for racks with square or unthreaded round mounting holes including all generations of Dell racks. The rail systems also offer tooled mounting support for 4-post threaded and 2-post (Telco) racks for added versatility. See Table 17 for the list of supported rails and racks.
  • Page 42: Cable Management Arm (Cma)

    The A4 and A6 rail systems are stab-in designs, meaning that the inner (chassis) rail members must first be attached to the sides of the system and then inserted into the outer (cabinet) members installed in the rack. Figure 11. A4 Static Rail System Figure 12. A6 Static Rail System PowerEdge R210 II Technical Guide...
  • Page 43: Figure 13. A4 And A6 Rail Systems In 2-Post Center-Mount Configuration

    The rear brackets on both the A4 and the A6 rail systems can be removed and discarded in this configuration, but the A4 rail system still provides the smaller mounting footprint. Figure 14. A4 and A6 Rail Systems in 2-post Flush-Mount Configuration PowerEdge R210 II Technical Guide...
  • Page 44: Operating Systems

    Dell 15 Operating Systems For detailed information, see the following:  Operating System Support Matrix for Dell PowerEdge Systems on Dell.com  Dell PowerEdge R210 II Getting Started Guide on Support.Dell.com PowerEdge R210 II Technical Guide...
  • Page 45: Systems Management

    IT assets. Combining Dell PowerEdge Servers with a wide selection of Dell developed systems management solutions gives you choice and flexibility, so you can simplify and save in IT environments of any size. To help you meet your server management demands, Dell offers Dell OpenManage™ systems management solutions for: ...
  • Page 46: Embedded Server Management

    Express, this utility has limited functionality and offers OS installation and diagnostics capabilities only. Dell Unified Server Configurator (USC) is a graphical user interface (GUI) that aids in local server provisioning in a pre-OS environment. To access the Unified Server Configurator, press the <F10> key within 10 seconds of the Dell logo appearance during the system boot process.
  • Page 47: Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller

    16.8 iDRAC6 Enterprise with Virtual Flash (vFlash) Media The iDRAC6 Enterprise can be upgraded by adding the vFlash Media card. This is an 8 GB Dell- branded SD card that enables a persistent 256 MB virtual flash partition. The vFlash Media delivers the following key features: ...
  • Page 48: Table 20. Features List For Base Management Functionality, Idrac6, And Vflash

    SSL Encryption    Remote Management and Remediation Remote Firmware     Update Server power     control Serial-over-LAN     (with proxy) Serial-over-LAN (no    proxy) PowerEdge R210 II Technical Guide...
  • Page 49   Monitoring Real-time Power     Graphing Historical Power     Counters Logging Features System Event Log     RAC Log    Trace Log   PowerEdge R210 II Technical Guide...
  • Page 50: Peripherals

    Dell 17 Peripherals The PowerEdge R210 II supports the following USB devices:  DVD (bootable; requires two USB ports)  USB key (bootable)  Keyboard (only one USB keyboard is supported)  Mouse (only one USB mouse is supported) PowerEdge R210 II Technical Guide...
  • Page 51: Appendix A. Statement Of Volatility

    Appendix A. Statement of Volatility The Dell PowerEdge R210 II contains both volatile and non-volatile (NV) components. Volatile components lose their data immediately upon removal of power from the component. Non-volatile components continue to retain their data even after the power has been removed from the component.
  • Page 52 Can user programs or operating system write data to it during normal operation? Purpose? [e.g. boot code] Store System Events How is data input to this memory? BMC controller write How is this memory write protected? Not write protected Remarks PowerEdge R210 II Technical Guide...
  • Page 53 How is this memory write protected? Software write protected Remarks To obtain optional component information, please refer to the Dell Statement of Volatility for the individual components. Please direct any questions to your Dell Marketing contact. PowerEdge R210 II Technical Guide...
  • Page 54: Appendix B. Certifications

    OTAN – CKT Kenya KEBS Kuwait KUCAS Mexico NYCE or NOM Moldova INSM Nigeria SONCAP Norway NEMKO Russia GOST Saudi Arabia KSA ICCP South Africa NRCS Taiwan BSMI UKRTEST or Ukraine UKRSERTCOMPUTER United States NRTL Uzbekistan PowerEdge R210 II Technical Guide...
  • Page 55: Electromagnetic Compatibility

    The product has been certified and bears the Mark, as applicable, of the Ergonomics, Acoustics and Hygienics authorities as indicated in Table Table 24. Ergonomics, Acoustics and Hygienics Country/Region Authority or Mark Belarus BELLIS Germany Russia GOST PowerEdge R210 II Technical Guide...
  • Page 56: Appendix C. Industry Standards

    Dell Appendix C. Industry Standards The PowerEdge R210 II system conforms to the industry standards detailed in Table 25. Table 25. Industry Standards Standard URL for Information and Specifications ACPI http://www.acpi.info/ Advance Configuration and Power Interface Specification, v2.0c Energy Star http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=archives.enterprise...
  • Page 57 Dell Standard URL for Information and Specifications UEFI http://www.uefi.org/specs/ Unified Extensible Firmware Interface Specification, v2.1 http://www.usb.org/developers/docs/ Universal Serial Bus Specification, Rev. 2.0 Windows Logo http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/winlogo/hwrequirements. Windows Logo Program System mspx and Device Requirements, v3.10 PowerEdge R210 II Technical Guide...

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