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  • Page 1 Express5800 140Rd-4 User’s Guide...
  • Page 3 The information disclosed in this document, including all designs and related materials, is the valuable property of NEC Computers and/or its licensors. NEC Computers and/or its licensors, as appropriate, reserve all patent, copyright and other proprietary rights to this document, including all design, manufacturing, reproduction, use, and sales rights thereto, except to the extent said rights are expressly granted to others.
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  • Page 5 Keep this User’s Guide at hand for quick reference at anytime necessary. SAFETY INDICATIONS Follow the instructions in this User’s Guide for your safety to use the server. The server contains components with possible danger, hazards that may cause by ignoring warnings, and preventive actions against such hazards.
  • Page 6 SYMBOLS USED IN THIS USER'S GUIDE AND WARNING LABELS Attentions Indicates that improper use may cause an electric shock. Indicates that improper use may cause personal injury. Indicates that improper use may cause fingers to be caught. Indicates that improper use may cause the clip of a hand. Indicates that improper use may cause fumes or fire.
  • Page 7 NOTE: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when the equipment is operated in a commercial environment.
  • Page 8: Preface

    (2) The contents of this User's Guide may be revised without prior notice. (3) The contents of this User’s Guide shall not be copied or altered without the prior written permission of NEC Corporation. (4) All efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy of all information in this User’s Guide. If you notice any part unclear, incorrect, or omitted in this User’s Guide, contact the service representative where you purchased this product.
  • Page 9: About This User's Guide

    ABOUT THIS USER'S GUIDE This User’s Guide is a guide for proper setup and use of the server. This User’s Guide also covers useful procedures for dealing with difficulties and problems that may arise during setup or operation of the server. Keep this manual for future use. The following describes how to proceed with this User’s Guide.
  • Page 10: In The Package

    Text Conventions The following conventions are used throughout this User’s Guide. For safety symbols, see "SAFETY INDICATIONS" provided earlier. Items that are mandatory or require attention when using the server. IMPORTANT: NOTE: Notes give important information about the material being described. IN THE PACKAGE The carton contains various accessories, as well as the server itself.
  • Page 11: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS Preface ....................................iv About This User's Guide ..............................ii In the Package..................................iii Chapter 1 ........................... 1-1 Notes on Using Your Server .................... 1-1 Warning Labels .................................1-2 Safety Notes..................................1-3 General ..................................1-3 Notes on Installing and Accessing the Rack Cabinet....................1-4 Power Supply and Power Cord Use..........................1-5 Installation, Relocation, Storage, and Connection......................1-6 Cleaning and Working with Internal Devices .......................1-8 During Operation................................1-9...
  • Page 12 Chapter 3 ........................... 3-1 Setting Up Your Server..................... 3-1 Setup Flow ..................................3-2 Selecting a Site..................................3-3 Installing or Removing the Server into/from the Rack....................3-5 Checking Components..............................3-6 Required Tools................................3-7 Installation Procedure ..............................3-7 Removal Procedure ..............................3-15 Connecting Peripheral Devices............................3-17 Connecting Power Cord..............................3-19 Turning On the Server..............................3-21 Installing Operating System............................3-22 Installing Utilities ................................3-22 Making Backup Copies of System Information......................3-22...
  • Page 13 EXPRESSBUILDER for Windows-Based (Master Control Menu) ................6-9 Configuration Diskette Creator............................6-9 ESMPRO ..................................6-13 Functions and Features ...............................6-13 DianaScope ..................................6-14 Power Console Plus ................................6-15 Major Functions................................6-15 Components................................6-15 Server Setup ................................6-16 Management PC Setup ...............................6-16 BMC Online Update ...............................6-17 Hardware Requirement...............................6-17 Installation ..................................6-17 Start-up ..................................6-18 Uninstallation ................................6-19 Error Messages ................................6-21...
  • Page 14 Problems with Windows Server™ 2003 x64 Editions....................8-33 Problems with Windows Server™ 2003 and Windows® 2000 ..................8-34 Problems with EXPRESSBUILDER..........................8-37 Problems with Express Setup .............................8-38 Error Message during Disk Array Configuration .......................8-40 Problems with Master Control Menu .........................8-41 Problems with Configuration Diskette Creator ......................8-41 Collecting Event Log ..............................8-42 Collect Configuration Information..........................8-42 Collecting Dr.
  • Page 15 viii Installing Windows Server™ 2003 x64 Editions ............D-1 Before Installing Windows Server™ 2003 x64 Editions ....................D-1 Optional Board Supported by EXPRESSBUILDER....................D-1 Updating System .................................D-2 Re-installing to the Hard Disk which has been upgraded to Dynamic Disk..............D-2 MO Device ..................................D-2 Media such as DAT ..............................D-2 Partition Size ................................D-2 Installing Windows Server™...
  • Page 17: Chapter 1

    Chapter 1 Notes on Using Your Server This chapter includes information necessary for proper and safe operation of your server.
  • Page 18: Warning Labels

    WARNING LABELS The warning label is attached to components with possible danger or their vicinity in your server to inform the user that a hazardous situation may arise when operating the server. (Do not intentionally remove or damage any of the labels.) If you find any labels totally/partially removed or illegible due to damage, contact your sales representative.
  • Page 19: Safety Notes

    SAFETY NOTES This section provides notes on using your server safely. Read this section carefully to ensure proper and safe use of the server. For symbols, see "SAFETY INDICATIONS" provided earlier. General WARNING Do not use the server for services where critical high availability may directly affect human lives. Your server is not intended to be used with or control facilities or devices concerning human lives, including medical devices, nuclear facilities and devices, aeronautics and space devices, transportation facilities and devices;...
  • Page 20: Notes On Installing And Accessing The Rack Cabinet

    Notes on Installing and Accessing the Rack Cabinet CAUTION Do not carry or install the rack cabinet only by a single person. More than one person is required to carry or install the rack. Failure to follow this instruction may cause the rack to fall to result in personal injury and/or breakages of surrounding devices.
  • Page 21: Power Supply And Power Cord Use

    Power Supply and Power Cord Use WARNING Do not hold the power plug with a wet hand. Do not disconnect/connect the plug while your hands are wet. Failure to follow this warning may cause an electric shock. CAUTION Plug in to a proper power source. Use a proper wall outlet.
  • Page 22: Installation, Relocation, Storage, And Connection

    Installation, Relocation, Storage, and Connection CAUTION Never attempt to lift the server only by yourself. Your server weighs 47 kg (depending on its hardware configuration). Carrying the server only by yourself may strain your back. Hold the server firmly by its bottom with at least three persons to carry it. Do not hold the front bezel to lift the server.
  • Page 23 CAUTION Do not connect any interface cable with the power cord of the server plugged to a power source. Make sure to power off the server and unplug the power cord from a power outlet before installing/removing any optional internal device or connecting/disconnecting any interface cable to/from the server.
  • Page 24: Cleaning And Working With Internal Devices

    Cleaning and Working with Internal Devices WARNING Do not disassemble, repair, or alter the server. Never attempt to disassemble, repair, or alter the server on any occasion other than described in this manual. Failure to follow this instruction may cause an electric shock or fire as well as malfunctions of the server.
  • Page 25: During Operation

    During Operation CAUTION Avoid contact with the server during thunderstorms. Disconnect all the power plugs from the outlet when a thunderstorm is approaching. If it starts thundering before you disconnect the all power plugs, do not touch any part of the server including the cables. Failure to follow this warning may cause a fire or an electric shock.
  • Page 26: For Proper Operation

    When you have just turned off the server, wait at least 30 seconds before turning it back on. Do not turn off the server until characters following the "NEC" logo appear on the screen. The time until the characters appear depends on your system configuration. Approximately, it may take three to five minutes.
  • Page 27: Transfer To Third Party

    1-11 TRANSFER TO THIRD PARTY The following must be observed when you transfer (or sell) the server or software provided with the server to a third party: Express server Make sure to provide this manual along with the server to a third party. IMPORTANT: About data on the hard disk Be sure to take appropriate measures not to leak important data (e.g., customers' information or...
  • Page 28: Consumables

    1-12 CONSUMABLES Your server contains some components that are only good for a limited period of time and require replacement, such as batteries, fans, the internal CD-ROM drive, the floppy disk drive, and the mouse. For stable operation of the server, We recommend you replace these components on a regular basis.
  • Page 29: User Support

    1-13 USER SUPPORT When the server needs after-sales service, check if the warranty is still valid, and determine which service is necessary as indicated on the "Certificate". Before Asking for Repair, do the following when the server appears to fail: Check if the power cord and the cables to other devices are properly connected.
  • Page 30 1-14 Advice for Health The longer you keep using the computer equipment, the more you become tired, which may cause disorders of your body. When you use a computer, observe the following to keep yourself from getting tired: Good Working Posture You have good posture if the following are satisfied when you use a computer: •...
  • Page 31: Chapter 2

    Chapter 2 General Description This ch apter provides information that you should be fa miliar with before using the server. It includes names and functions of the components and features of the server.
  • Page 32: Overview

    OVER VIEW our server is a highly reli able, high-powered, fault-tolerant, high-capacity, multiprocessing server based on the 64bit Intel® eon™ Processor MP or dual-core Intel Xeon Processor. It is a solid performer and offers the latest technology. The ® ® mbination of compute performance, memory capacity, and integrated I/O provides a high performance environment for any server market applications.
  • Page 33: Top View

    Top View Rear access cover Open the rear access cover to install or remove optional PCI boards and fans.
  • Page 34: Front View

    Front View See "Lamps" described later. Front bezel Open the front bezel when you access to the POWER switch, 3.5-inch de ce (option), or CD-ROM drive, or install or remove the USB floppy disk drive, hard disk drive, processor, memory board, or DIMM. y hole Insert the security key to lock/unlock the front bezel...
  • Page 35: Front View (With Front Bezel Removed)

    Front View (with Front Bezel Removed) See Chapter 8 for detail information on lamp indication. 5-1 5-2 5-4 5-5 CD-ROM drive The CD-ROM drive reads data from the inserted CD-ROM. 1-1: Access lamp (lit orange during accessing) 1-2: CD tray eject button 1-3: Emergency hole -inch hard disk bay /3.5-inch device bay...
  • Page 36: Front View (Switches And Lamps)

    Front View (Switches and Lamps) See Chapter 8 for detail information on lamp indication. 11 to 17 from top 5 to 10 from top POWER switch The power switch is used to turn on/off the power. If you press the switch once, then the PO WER/SLEEP lamp goes on and the power is turned on.
  • Page 37: Rear View

    Rear View ee Chapter 8 for det ail information on lamp indication. 16-2 16-1 19-1 19-2 Power supply unit The power supply unit supplies DC powers to the server. The factory-instal led power supply units are installed in slots 1 and 2.
  • Page 38 ICMB connector ed to connect a device havi ng the ICMB interface. The number following the bold-faced character shows port number. nitor connector monitor connector is nected with the display unit. B-1 - USB-2 connectors Th USB-1 (upper) and USB-2 (lower) connectors are connected with devi ces accepting the USB interface (2.
  • Page 39: Internal View

    Internal View Fan bay Hot-plug PCI slot Non-hot-plug PCI slot Power supply cage I/O Board 9-6 9-3 11-6 11-3 11-2 11-5 11-4 11-1 Connectors for external devi PCI slot error lamp (correspo nds to PCI slots #1 to #9 fro m top) PCI slot power lamp (upper) / PCI sl ot Faul...
  • Page 40 2-10 (corresponds to PCI slots #4 to #9 from top) board slot (PCI slots #1 to #9 from top) ts 1, 2: Non-hot-plug PCI, 5V, 33MHz Slots 4 and 5: (Hot-plug PCI-Express (x8) t 3: Non-hot-plug PCI-Express (x4) Slots 6 to 9: Ho t-plug PCI-X, 3.3V, 100MHz B connector C configuration jumper block...
  • Page 41: Processor Board

    2-11 Processor Board 3-1 3-2 3-4 3-3 VRM socket (Number fo llowing the bold-faced character indicates the socket number.) Processor socket (Number following the bold-faced character indi tes the socket number.) Processor/VRM error lamp (Number following the bold-faced char ter indicates the lamp number.)
  • Page 42: Memory Board

    2-12 Memory Board DIMM slot error lamp ( DIMM slot #1 to 4 from bottom) Memory board Eject switch Memory board Power lamp Memory board Attention lamp ory board Redundancy lamp ory board Attention switch M slot (Number following the bold-faced cha racter indicates the socket number.) factory-installed memory board contains at le ast 2 x 512 MB DIMM in slots 1 and 2.
  • Page 43: Standard Features

    2-13 ANDARD FEATURES High performance Expanda bility 64-bit Intel Xeon rocessor e variety of optional I/O slots ® ® 32-bit/33 MHz PCI slots – 3.16GHz/1MB our 64 -bit/100 MHz PCI-X sots (support hot-plug) Two PCI EX – 3 .66GHz/ PRESS(x8) slots (support hot-plug), –...
  • Page 44: Power Supplies

    2-14 Power Supplies hen an additional power supp ly unit is installed and system operates with three power supply units, the server can continue s operation without interruption even if one of these power supply units fails (in the redundant configuration). hen one more additional power supply unit is installed and system operates with four power supply units, AC power can be ivided into two lines with a pair of power supply units.
  • Page 45: Recovering Bios Data

    2-15 Memory board 1 Memory board 2 Memory board 3 Memory board 4 B (1 GB*2) 2 GB 1 GB*2) 2 GB (1 GB*2) 2 GB (1 GB*2 8 GB (2 GB*4) B (2 GB*4) 8 GB (2 8 GB (2 GB 4 GB (1 GB*4) B (1...
  • Page 46: Saf-Te Logic

    2-16 SAF-TE Logic he SCSI backplane include s SAF-TE (SCSI Accessed Fault Tolerant Enclosure) logic that provides an interface to the disk bsystem that supports status signals, hot swapping drives, and enclosure monitoring. he transport mechanism for the standardized alert detection and status reporting is the SCSI bus. Disk drives, power supplies, oling fans, and temperature are continually monitored and the conditions then reported over the SCSI bus to the system.
  • Page 47 2-17 Network Interface Controllers NOTE: To ensure EMI product regulation compliance, the system must be used with shielded LAN cables. The I/O board inclu des Intel® 82546 GB network interface controller (NIC). The Intel® 82546GB network interface controller supports the following features: Two channels of 10Base-T, 100Base-TX, and 1000BASE-T networks.
  • Page 48: Security

    2-18 To enable this feature, you must select "Enabled" for "Wake On LAN/PME" in the Advanced Chipset Control of the Advanced enu of the BIOS setup utility, "SETUP." (See Chapter 4.) he remote power-on feature is not available in the following cases. Press the POWER switch once to start the operating stem, and turn off the server in an appropriate procedure.
  • Page 49: Expressbuilder

    2-19 EXPRESSBUILDER he CD-ROM that comes with your ser ver contains a setup utility called «EXPRESSBUILDER." When you have first stalled the server or append features to the server, use the EXPRESSBUILDER to set up your server. efer to Chapter 6 for details. he major functions of the EXPRESSB UILDER are: To install the Operating System.
  • Page 50: System Diagnostic Utility

    2-20 System Diagnostic Utility he system diagnostic utility contained in the E XPRESSBUILDER is useful to prevent the hardware failures. See Chapter 7 r details. DianaScope he DianaScope is a soft ware application for the remote management of the Express5800 series. The DianaScop e can con trol the managed server even if operating system is not running on the managed server.
  • Page 51: Using Your Server

    2-21 USING YOUR SERVER his section describes basic operations of your se rver including how to use devices such as the CD-ROM drive. See Appendix for notes on using CD-ROM, and accessories including the keyboard and the mouse. Front Bezel emove the front bezel to power on/off the server, to access CD-ROM drive, and to install/remove hard disks to the 3.5-inch ard disk bay.
  • Page 52: Power Switch

    2-22 POWER Switch se the POWER switch to turn on/off the server. er On ress the POWER switch on the front of the computer chassis. The POWER/SLEEP lamp lights in green. POWER/SLEEP lamp POWER switch IMPORTANT: If the power cord is connected to a power control device such as a UPS (Un interr uptible Power Supply), make sure that the power control device is powered.
  • Page 53: Post

    2-23 POST OST (Power On Self-Test) is the self-diagnosis feature saved in the I/O board of the server. hen the power of the server is turned on, POST automatically runs to check the I/O board, memory board, process yboard, and mouse. During POST messages indicating the starts of several BIOS setup utilities may also appear. t the shipment of the server, it is set to have a full-screen logo appear on the display unit during POST.
  • Page 54 2-24 For example, the SCSI BIOS setup utility must be used in the following cases: nstallation of an SCSI device in the 3.5-inch device bay onnection of an external SCSI file device (The removal of the SCSI cable for 3.5-inch file device in the server the connection of the SCSI cable coming with the server (for external connection) are required.) dification of SCSI device connections within the server If the...
  • Page 55 2-25 NOTE: The operation or utility to be started at each key entry is described below. These oper ations or utilities may not always be started. Press Esc to displa y the boot menu at the end of POST. This menu allows you to select the oot device.
  • Page 56 2-26 Power Off ollow the procedu re below to power off the server. If the power cord of the server is connected to a UPS, refer to the manual at comes with the UPS or the manual for the application that controls the UPS. IMPORTANT: Always allow POST to complete before turning off the server.
  • Page 57: Sleep Switch

    2-27 SLEEP Switch he SLEEP switch allows you to save almost all power of the server (power-saving mode or sleep mode). NOTE: To use the SLEEP switch, an operating system supporting the sleep feature is required. (Available for Windows 2000 and Windows 2003) POWER/SLEEP lamp SLEEP switch Press the SLEEP switch on the front of the server to place th...
  • Page 58: Floppy Disk Drive

    2-28 Floppy Disk Drive our server is not equipped with fl oppy disk drive. Use the optional USB floppy disk drive if necessary. CD-ROM Drive our server is provided with the CD-ROM drive on its front to read data from a CD-ROM (read-only compact disk). The D-ROM provides larger and f aster data read than the floppy disk.
  • Page 59 2-29 IMPORTANT: If a noisy sound in driving the CD-ROM drive occurs after setting a CD-ROM, set it again correctly. To take out the CD-ROM from the CD-ROM drive, press the CD tray eject button in the similar way in setting the CD-ROM to make t he tray go out.
  • Page 60 2-30 NOTE: Use of the CD-ROM Keep the following notes in mind to use the C D-ROM for the server: f the optical disk does not conform to the CD-ROM standard, the playback of this one with CD-R OM drive is not guaranteed. o not drop the CD-ROM.
  • Page 61: Setting Up Your Server

    Chapter 3 Setting Up Your Server This chapter describes how to set up your server appropriate for your system, on a step-by-step basis.
  • Page 62: Setup Flow

    SETUP FLOW Follow the flowchart below to set up the server. Selecting a site Select a suitable site for the server. Unpacking the system Unpack the server and accessories from the chipping carton box. Assembling the rack-mount system Assemble the 19-inch rack cabinet and install the server. Connecting peripheral devices Connect peripheral devices to the server.
  • Page 63: Selecting A Site

    SELECTING A SITE Your server unit should be mounted in a standard EIA 19-inch rack cabinet. Refer to the documentation attached to the rack or contact your service representative for installation of the rack. WARNING Observe the following instructions to use the server safely. Failure to follow these instructions may result in death or serious personal injury.
  • Page 64 Do not install the rack in the places listed below. Installing the rack or mounting the server on the rack in such a place may cause some malfunction to occur. Do Not: Locate a rack in a narrow space that would inhibit devices from being pulled out from the rack completely. Locate the rack on a floor that cannot bear the total weight of the rack and devices mounted in the rack.
  • Page 65: Installing Or Removing The Server Into/From The Rack

    Installing or Removing the Server into/from the Rack This subsection provides the instructions for the rack-mount server unit into a standard EIA 19-inch rack cabinet. This su bsection also describes the removal procedures for the rack mount server unit from the 19-inch rack cabinet. WARNING Observe the following instructions to use the server safely.
  • Page 66: Checking Components

    Checking Components Confirm that the following tools or components are provided to install the server on the rack. Item Q'ty Remarks Front bezel Slide ra il assembly (L) "L" is stamped on the rail. Slide rail assembly (R) "R" is stamped on the rail. Cable arm Adapter bracket Arm bracket...
  • Page 67: Required Tools

    Required Tools #2 Phillips screwdriver and flat tip screwdriver are recommended for assembling the rack-mount system. Installation Procedure Install the server on the rack in the following procedure. Define the position (height) at which the server is installed by using templates. The templates have the same vertical size as the server.
  • Page 68 nut is installed with the clips located at the left and right ends, the server may be dropped to cause it to be d efected and also people to be injured severely. After removing the screw located on the rear right of the server, install the adapter bracket on the rear of the server with the screw removed before.
  • Page 69 Fix t he slide rail assembly with four screws (two on each of the front and rear sides) and four washers ( two on each of th e front and rear sides). NOTES: Make sure that the frame tips on the slide rail assembly are contact to the rectangular hole frames of the rack properly and the four screw holes of the rail can be seen through the mating rectangular holes of the rack Check that the slide rail assembly is located to the level.
  • Page 70 3-10 Insert the rails on the side faces of the server into the slide rail assemblies securely and then push the server slowly and carefully. If the server is locked on the way, push the server slowly with the depression of the release lever on each of the left and right sides.
  • Page 71 3-11 Install the cable arm on the rear of the server with one screw (B). Screws (B) Install the arm bracket on the mount face at the rear of the rack. Mount face Mount face NOTE: Installation procedure for arm bracket depends on the distance between the mount faces at the front and rear of the rack.
  • Page 72 3-12 Arm bracket Core nut installation position For the distance between the mount faces at the front and rear faces of the rack being 900 mm: Fix the arm bracket to the core nuts installed on the mount face of the rear of the rack with two screws (A) in the direction as shown in the figure below.
  • Page 73 3-13 Arm bracket For the distance between the mount faces at the front and rear of the rack being 760 or 900 mm: Fix the arm bracket with four screws (B) an d four washers (B) at the position shown in the figure below (the figure below shows the example with the distance between the mount faces at the front and rear of the rack being 900 mm).
  • Page 74 3-14 Fix the server to the rack with four screws (A) and four washers (A). Screws (A) and Washers (A) Install the front bezel. Now the insta llation is com pleted.
  • Page 75: Removal Procedure

    3-15 mo al Procedure More than one person should remove the server from the rack. CAUTION Observe the following instructions to use the server safely. Failure to follow these instructions may result in death or serious personal injury. See pages 1-3 to 1-8 for details. Do not lift the server only by two or less persons.
  • Page 76 3-16 Push the left and right release levers to release the latch and then pull out the server from the rack slowly. Release lever IMPORTANT: Push each release lever using a driver or a similar tool. Pushing a release lever with your fingers may cause the fingers to be caught and thus injured.
  • Page 77: Connecting Peripheral Devices

    3-17 NNECTING PERIPHERAL DEVICES Connect peripheral devices to the server. The server is provided with connectors for wide variety of peripheral devices on its front and rear. The figure on the next page illustrates available peripheral devices for the server in the standard configuration and locations of the connectors for the devices.
  • Page 78 3-18 evice with USB SB1.1) interface (e.g ., keyboard) Device with the serial interface (e.g., modem/management PC) Direct connection to the leased line is prohibited. Hub (multiport repeater) Finally connect the provided Use this inlet only 1000BASE-T / 100BASE-TX / power cord to the receptacle.
  • Page 79: Connecting Power Cord

    3-19 CONNECTING POWER CORD Connect the provided power cord to the server. WARNING Observe the following instructions to use the server safely. Failure to follow these instructions may result in death or serious personal injury. See pages 1-3 to 1-8 for details. Do not hold the power plug with a wet hand.
  • Page 80 3-20 <Example> O U TP U T O U TP U T(S W ITC H O U T) (U N S W ITC H O U T) AC 100V 50/50H Z UN-SWITCH OUT SWITCH OUT (OUTPUT 2) (OUTPUT 1) When the power cord from the server to a UPS, change the BIOS setup of the server to link with power supply from the UPS. Change a p arameter for "AC-LINK"...
  • Page 81: Turning On The Server

    3-21 TURNING ON THE SERVER Turn on the server and follow the on-screen instructions for setup. IMPORTANT: Before turning on the server: Some optional boards require setups with the SETUP utility before installation. If the server has a PCI board with the PCI-to-PCI bridge installed, the SETUP utility is enabled to launch. Check on the board specifications to find out whether it requires pre-installation setups before actually installing the board.
  • Page 82: Installing Operating System

    3-22 INSTALLING OPERATING SYSTEM See Chapter 5 for installing the Microsoft® Windows Server™ 200 To install the oth er operating system listed above, contact your se rvice representative. IMPORTANT: Before installing the operating system, adjust the system date and time by using the BIOS setup utility "SETUP".
  • Page 83: Chapter 4

    Chapter 4 Configuring Your Server This chapter describes Basic Input Output System (BIOS) configuration. When you install the server for the first time or install/remove optional devices, thoroughly read this chapter for better understanding and correct setups. SYSTEM BIOS ~ SETUP ~ The SETUP utility is provided to make basic hardware configuration for the server.
  • Page 84: Starting Setup Utility

    Starting SETUP Utility To run the SETUP utility, perform the following procedures: Turn on the power of the server. The manufacturer logo appears on the screen (the POST screen may appear depending on the setting in SETUP.). After a while, any of the following messages appears at the bottom of the screen. Pattern 1: Press <F2>...
  • Page 85: Description On On-Screen Items And Key Usage

    Description on On-Screen Items and Key Usage Use the following keyboard keys to work with the SETUP utility. (Key functions are also listed at the bottom of the screen.) Indicates the current menu. Setup item menu Indicates there are submenus. Online help window Parameter (high-lights upon selection) menu...
  • Page 86: Configuration Examples

    Configuration Examples The following describes examples of configuration required to use software-link features or for system operations. Link with Management Software To link with the temperature monitoring feature of ESMPRO Agent Select [Server] - [Thermal Sensor] - [Enabled]. To control power supply of the server with ESMPRO Manager via the network Select [Advanced] - [Advanced Chipset Control] - [Wake On LAN/PME] - [Enabled].
  • Page 87 DIMM #4 DIMM #3 DIMM #2 DIMM #1 To enable the memory mirroring feature or memory RAID feature Select [Advanced] - [Memory Configuration] - [Memory RAS Feature], and select [Mirror] or [RAID]. Processor To enable the processor degradation feature Select [Advanced] - [Memory/Processor Error] - [Halt]. To check the installed processor status Select [Main] - [Processor Settings] and check the status indications.
  • Page 88 To enable/disable the POWER switch and SLEEP switch To disable Select [Security] - [Power Switch Inhibit] - [Enabled]. To enable Select [Security] - [Power Switch Inhibit] - [Disabled]. IMPORTANT: Enabling [Power Switch Inhibit] disables forced shutdown (see Chapter 8) as well as power on/off using the POWER switch.
  • Page 89: Menu And Parameter Descriptions

    Menu and Parameter Descriptions The SETUP utility has the following six major menus: Main Advanced Security Server Boot Exit To set minute functions, select a submenu from the above menus. The following describes available functions and parameters, as well as the factory-set, for each menu.
  • Page 90 Main After entering SETUP, the Main menu appears first. To display a submenu, position the cursor on a selection that has a submenu (preceded by the symbol and press Enter. The items which can be set on the Main menu screen and their functions are described below. Option Parameter Description...
  • Page 91 Processor Settings Selecting "Processor Settings" on the Main menu shows the following submenu. See the table below for the items. Option Parameter Description Your Setting Processor Retest [No] Clears the error information on the processor. Processor Speed – Indicates the frequency of the processor. Setting Processor 1-4 –...
  • Page 92 4-10 Advanced The Advanced menu appears if you move the cursor to the position of "Advanced." To display a submenu, position the cursor on a selection that has a submenu (preceded by the symbol and press Enter. See the table below for the items. Option Parameter Description...
  • Page 93 4-11 Memory Configuration Selecting "Memory Configuration" on the Advanced menu shows the following screen. See the table below for the items. Option Parameter Description Your Setting DIMM Group Normal Indicates the current memory status. #1 - #8 Not installed "Normal" indicates that the memory devices operate normally. Status Disabled "Disabled"...
  • Page 94 4-12 PCI Configuration Selecting "PCI Configuration" on the Advanced menu shows the following screen. Selecting an item on the screen allows the proper submenu to appear. See the table blow for the items. Option Parameter Description Your Setting PCI Slot 1-9 [Enabled] Disables/enables the Option ROM BIOS on the PCI bus.
  • Page 95 4-13 Hot-plug PCI Control Selecting "Hot-plug PCI Control" on the PCI Configuration submenu shows the following screen. See the table blow for the items. Option Parameter Description Your Setting Reserving [Disabled] Determines memory space at every empty slot for PHP (PCI Hot-plug). memory space for Minimum Reserved memory space is:...
  • Page 96 4-14 Embedded SCSI/Embedded NIC/Embedded Video Controller Selecting "Embedded SCSI", "Embedded NIC", or "Embedded Video Controller" on the PCI Configuration submenu shows the following screen. See the table blow for the items. Option Parameter Description Your Setting SCSI Controller [Enabled] Indicates whether the on-board controller is enabled or disabled. LAN Controller Disabled Video Controller...
  • Page 97 4-15 Peripheral Configuration Selecting "Peripheral Configuration" on the Advanced menu shows the following screen. IMPORTANT: Note that the interrupt and/or base I/O address are not overlapped with others. If the value set for the interrupt or base I/O address is used in another resource, the yellow asterisk (*) appears.
  • Page 98 4-16 Advanced Chipset Control Selecting "Advanced Chipset Control" on the Advanced menu shows the following screen. Positioning the cursor on a menu and pressing Enter allows the appropriate submenu. (item preceded by symbol " ") See the table below for the items. Option Parameter Description...
  • Page 99 4-17 PCI Device Selecting "PCI Device" on "Advanced Chipset Control" of the Advanced menu shows the following screen. See the table below for the items. Option Parameter Description Your Setting PCI IRQ line 1 - 5 Disabled Set the assignment of each of 7 interrupt signals on the PCI bus to a specific IRQ request.
  • Page 100 4-18 Security Positioning the cursor to "Security" shows the following screen. Selectable only when User Password is registered Selectable only when User Password is registered If you press Enter with the selection of either "Set Supervisor Password" or "Set User Password," such a screen as shown below appears (the screen shown in the figure below appears when "Set Supervisor Password"...
  • Page 101 4-19 Option Parameter Description Your Setting Hot Key Specify the key with which the secure mode is started. Press the (CTRL+ALT+) selected key with the Ctrl and Alt pressed to start the secure mode. Secure Mode Boot [Disabled] Specify whether the server is operated in the secure mode at the start Enabled of the server.
  • Page 102 4-20 Server Positioning the cursor on "Server" shows the Server menu. The items which can be set on the Server menu and their functions are described below. For the setting, first select "System Management" or "Console Redirection" and press Enter to display the proper submenu. See the table below for the items.
  • Page 103 4-21 Option Parameter Description Your Setting AC-LINK Stay Off Indicates the AC-LINK function. Shows the state of the power of the [Last State] server. Power On Power ON [0] - 255 Sets the power on delay time when "Power On" or "Last State" is specified Delay Time for AC LINK.
  • Page 104 4-22 System Management Selecting "System Management" on the Server menu shows the following screen. See the table below for the items. Option Parameter Description Your Setting BIOS Version – Indicates the version of BIOS. (Display only) Board Part # – Indicates the IO board information.
  • Page 105 4-23 Console Redirection Selecting "Console Redirection" on the Server menu shows the following screen. See the table below for the items. Option Parameter Description Your Setting BIOS Redirection [Disabled] Selects the port to be used as the redirection port. The Port parameters specified in Peripheral Configuration submenu is Serial Port A...
  • Page 106 4-24 Event Log Configuration Selecting "Event Log Configuration" on the Server menu and pressing Enter shows the following screen. See the table below for the items. Option Parameter Description Your Setting Clear All Event Log – Press Enter and select "Yes" to clear the system event log. [ ]: Factory-set...
  • Page 107 4-25 Boot Positioning the cursor on "Boot" shows the Boot menu which is used to set the boot priority. The server searches for devices in the order set in this menu on booting. Finding the boot software, the server starts the software.
  • Page 108 4-26 Exit Positioning the cursor to "Exit" shows the Exit menu. The options on the menu are described below. Exit Saving Changes Select this item to terminate SETUP after saving the newly selected information in CMOS (non-volatile memory). The selection of "Exit Saving Changes" causes the confirmation screen to appear. If you select "Yes,"...
  • Page 109: Disk Array Configuration - Megaraid Configuration Utility

    4-27 DISK ARRAY CONFIGURATION – MegaRAID Configuration Utility – MegaRAID Configuration Utility is a software application to configure the built-in hard disk drives in disk array configuration by using the onboard disk array controller. Notes on Using Note the followings to correctly configure the disk array: There are different levels of recording RAID.
  • Page 110: Starting Configuration Utility

    4-28 capacity and the same rotational speed as those of the other hard disk drives. The following 5 types of hard disk status are displayed by MegaRAID Configuration Utility. Each status is explained below: [READY] Not yet configured. [ONLIN] The disk is turned on and ready for normal operation. Configured into a pack. [HOTSP] The disk is on and in hot spare disk status.
  • Page 111: Menu Tree

    4-29 Exiting from MegaRAID Configuration Utility Press Esc in the TOP menu of MegaRAID Configuration Utility. When a confirmation message appears, select [Yes]. When the above message appears, press Ctrl+Alt+Delete. The server is rebooted. Menu Tree Setting list +: Selection/execution parameter : Setting parameter. •: Information display >: Can be set (modified) after creation of logical drive, #: Cannot be executed Menu Description...
  • Page 112 4-30 Menu Description • No of Cycles The number charge cycle +Reset Battery Charge Counter Clear battery charge counter +Other Adapter Options Adapter detailed options Emulation Set control mode Auto Rebuild Set auto rebuilding Enable / Disable • Initiator ID Indicate Initiator ID No.
  • Page 113 4-31 Setting values Setting parameter Factory setting Setting change FlexRAID PowerFail ENABLED Do not change Fast Initialization Variable setting Disk Spin-up Timing 2 disks every 6 seconds Do not change Cache Flush Timing Every 4 Seconds Do not change Rebuild Rate Variable setting Alarm Control Disable Alarm...
  • Page 114: Operating Procedures For Configuration Utility

    4-32 Operating Procedures for Configuration Utility Creating/adding configuration Start MegaRAID Configuration Utility Set new configuration information (pack/logical drive settings) Check the logical drive settings Initialize logical drive Exit MegaRAID Configuration Utility Procedures Start MegaRAID Configuration Utility to check each setting parameter. Select "Configure"...
  • Page 115 4-33 IMPORTANT: The channel number displayed on MegaRAID Configuration Utility is different form hardware channel number printed on the controller board. Channel number printed on the board Channel number displayed on MCU Channel-1 Channel-2 When the hard disk is selected, press Enter to fix the selection (blinking stops.) Press F10 to create logical drive.
  • Page 116 4-34 – "Advanced Menu" (a) "Stripe Size": Sets stripe size. Parameter Remarks – – – Default display: recommended set value (b) "Write Policy": Sets write policy. Parameter Remarks WRTHRU Write through WRBACK Write back (Default display) (c) "Read Policy": Sets read policy. Parameter Remarks NORMAL...
  • Page 117 4-35 IMPORTANT: Be sure to check that «FlexRAID Virtual Sizing" is set to "DISABLED." Do not set it to "ENABLED." The virtual sizing function shows the operating system a large disk capacity virtually. Improper operation thus may disable operating system installation or disk capacity allocation. Select "Initialize"...
  • Page 118 4-36 Multiple hard disks can be selected (simultaneous rebuilding.) The "FAIL" display for the hard disk selected starts blinking. When hard disk selection is completed, press F10 to start rebuilding. A confirmation screen for execution appears. Select "Yes" to start rebuilding. When the meter display in the "Rebuild Physical Drives in Progress"...
  • Page 119 4-37 Press Esc to return to the TOP menu and exit MegaRAID Configuration Utility. NOTES: Select "Objects" → "Physical Drive" → "Fail Drive" to cancel the hot spare setting. When there are 2 or more hard disks (of the same capacity) set as hot spare, rebuilding is performed in order starting from the one with the smaller CH number/ID number.
  • Page 120 4-38 Setting SPAN The setting procedure for SPANNING OF RAID1 is shown below. SPANNING OF RAID1 Open the configuration creation screen. Select "Configure" → "New Configuration" from the TOP menu to display the screen shown below. This is the Channel-1 menu screen where the cursor is put on ID=0 position: Select ID-0/1 hard disks.
  • Page 121 4-39 Select ID-2/3 hard disks. Same as for Channel-1 for ID-0/1, press Space in the status described in 2 to select Channel-1 for ID-2/3 and then press Enter to determine the selection. ("ONLIN A02-01/02" is then displayed.) Set logical drive. Pressing F10 in the status described in 3 displays a screen shown below.
  • Page 122 4-40 Fix the settings After settings explained in 4 are completed, select "Accept" in the "Logical Drive X" screen and then press Enter to fix the settings. When settings are fixed, logical drive display in the "Logical Drive Configured" screen changes from green (not fixed) to light blue (fixed).
  • Page 123 4-41 NOTES: When configuration information on the disk array controller and the hard disk do not match (excluding at replacement of faulty disk array controller), configuration cannot be performed by selecting the configuration information on the disk array controller. In this case, perform "Clear Configuration"...
  • Page 124: Remote Management Function

    4-42 REMOTE MANAGEMENT FUNCTION Remote Management Function enables your system to monitor the status of power supply unit, fan and temperature of servers by BMC (Baseboard Management Controller) and a remote KVM (Keyboard, Video, Mouse) console feature by communicating through a management LAN PORT feature. NOTE: The screen which can be displayed by the remote KVM side becomes resolution 1024x768 and less than refresh rate 75Hz.
  • Page 125: Configuring Management Pc

    4-43 Use the driver which is installed at initial setup by Express Setup or system update. When a server's operating system is Linux Since it may be automatic and a setup of a monitor/Driver/video memory may not be able to be performed by composition when operating system is Linux.
  • Page 126: Using Remote Management Console

    4-44 If you access the login page without installing the product mentioned above, you may see a dialog box for security warning. Read the message and take actions according to the message. Using Remote Management Console Overview You can control power-on/off of a server and use Remote KVM Console from a web browser by using the web server functions of BMC.
  • Page 127 4-45 Login and Logout Login When the login page appears, enter the user name and password, and then click [Login]. If you are logging in for the first time, use the following default user name and password. Default user name: administrator Default password: None (enter no information) IMPORTANT: Because no password is set by default, make sure to configure a password...
  • Page 128: Main Window

    4-46 Main Window File menu The File menu allows you to quit this applet. Window menu The Window menu allows you to open various windows including Remote KVM Console window. Main frame Various windows open here. Help menu With the Help menu, you can check the version of the Remote Management Console.
  • Page 129 4-47 Control Panel You can use Control Panel to see server status and to control power-on/off. Control Panel also starts up various windows including Remote KVM Console. Functions of Control Panel Shows the BMC host name. Shows the server LCD. Server power lamp that shows the server power-supply status.
  • Page 130 4-48 Remote KVM Console By using Remote KVM Console functions of BMC, you can transfer local console of a server to the browser in the management PC over network. You can make full access from the management PC to the server by using video, keyboard and mouse. NOTES: The following five resolutions are supported for a server.
  • Page 131 4-49 1, 2, 3, 4 Special key icon Screen refresh icon KVM properties icon Zoom in icon Zoom out icon Default size icon Window resize icon KVM indicator Remote KVM Console screen IMPORTANT: When pressing Shift + CapsLock on the remote KVM console, the indication may not be the same as the CapsLock LED on the management PC.
  • Page 132 4-50 IPMI Information You can see system event logs (SEL), sensor data records (SDR), and field replaceable units (FRU) information, which are called IPMI information. By using the IPMI information, you can see and examine troubles and events on the host server, and determine a part to be replaced.
  • Page 133 4-51 Displaying Sensor Data Records (SDR) When you click [ ] to display sensor data records on Control Panel, SDR information is loaded from BMC, and the following window showing sensor data records appears. On the upper part of the window, a list of sensor data records appears. On the lower part of the window, detailed information of the entry selected from the list appears.
  • Page 134 4-52 Displaying Field Replaceable Units (FRU) Information When you click [ ] to display field replaceable units (FRU) information on Control Panel, FRU information is loaded from BMC, and the following window showing field replaceable units (FRU) information appears. On the upper part of the window, a list of FRUs appears. On the lower part of the window, detailed information of the entry selected from the list appears.
  • Page 135 4-53 BMC Configuration You can configure BMC settings. Starting Up the BMC Configuration Window When you click [ ], the icon to start up BMC Configuration on Control Panel, the BMC Configuration window appears as shown below. Loads a file Saves the file Edits information Reloads from BMC...
  • Page 136 4-54 User Configuration By clicking [User Configuration] in the left pane of the BMC Configuration window, a list to show 20 accounts opens in the right pane and you can set up user accounts. Choose the account you want to modify or add and click [ ] to edit information.
  • Page 137 4-55 Network Configuration IMPORTANT: Before setting the default gateway, the gateway, the server, and the management PC must be ready to communicate. If the default gateway is set while they are not ready to communicate, you must cycle the power of the server after they are ready to communicate through network. The ports listed below are used for remote management.
  • Page 138 4-56 The MAC address owned by BMC appears in this box. Choose whether or not to acquire an IP address automatically by DHCP. If DHCP is not used to automatically acquire an IP address, make settings here. If DHCP is used, information automatically acquired appears here. IMPORTANT: When you change the IP address, the current connection will be disconnected after you click OK and settings of BMC is completed.
  • Page 139 4-57 The default host name to be used when no host name is configured for using DHCP Enter the host name of BMC. If nothing is set here, the default host name in the previous step will be used. Enter the domain name of the network to which BMC belongs. Choose whether or not to register the host name to the DNS server.
  • Page 140 4-58 HTTP Configuration By clicking [HTTP Configuration] in the left pane of the BMC Configuration window, you will see a window as shown below and you can make web server-related settings for BMC such as HTTP port. IMPORTANT: If you change the settings of HTTP port number, Enable SSL, or SSL Port Number, the current connection will be disconnected.
  • Page 141 4-59 NOTE: Unless there is any specific reason such use of SSL not being allowed, it is recommended to use the HTTPS protocol, which is encrypted. By default, SSL is disabled. Specify an SSL port number in this box. In Login attempt period, specify a time period during which you can retry login if your attempt to log in has failed. In Failed login attempts, specify the number of login attempts during the period specified in the previous step, exceeding which prompts to denial of login as specified in the following step.
  • Page 142 4-60 When you click [ ], the icon for editing information, in this window, the Alert Mail Configuration window as shown below appears. The Alert Mail Configuration window has four tabs. You can choose to enable or disable alert mail functions. If you select this check box, you can make mail-related settings. Specify an alert level from six levels.
  • Page 143 4-61 Specify email addresses of alert mail. You can specify up to four addresses. Specify a sender’s email address. Type in a subject of alert mail. Type in a message that appears in the message body of all alert mails. If you don’t need such message, you can clear the check box.
  • Page 144 4-62 Specify the port number of the SMTP server. Specify how many retries can be made when attempt to send the mail has failed. Specify a retry interval that waits for the next retry when attempt to send the mail has failed. IMPORTANT: This product doesn't support SMTP Authentication (SMTP-AUTH).
  • Page 145 4-63 When you click [Default], default values for SMTP port number, retry count, and retry interval appear. Unless there is any specific reason not to, it is recommended to use the default values. Specify information to be included in the body of alert mails. Product Information The product name, code and number of the server IP Address...
  • Page 146 4-64 Firmware Update You can update applet, KVM firmware, BMC firmware, sensor data records (SDR), and platform information (PIA) Starting Up the Firmware Update Window When you click [ ], the icon to start up Firmware Update, on Control Panel, revision information is loaded from BMC, and the Firmware Update window as shown below appears.
  • Page 147 4-65 Checking Revisions When loading of data files is completed, the current revision and new revisions appear with information on files (file names and time stamps) in the Firmware Update window. Check the revisions and information. NOTE: Check each revision well because downgrade can be performed as well. If you click [ ] to clear update data, all data that has been loaded will be discarded.
  • Page 148 4-66 If any error is detected during update, an error message appears and the update is terminated. Completion of Writing When writing is completed, results appear in the [Status] column per [Target]. NOTES: For targets other than applet, reboot the server or power off and then on the server to apply the update.
  • Page 149: Troubleshooting

    4-67 Troubleshooting Error messages Fatal errors Error Message What to do Fatal error. JavaVM quits. Try logging in again. If the same message continues to appear, contact your service representative. A fatal software error has Try logging in again. occurred. If the same message continues to appear, contact your service representative.
  • Page 150 4-68 BMC-related errors Error Message What to do The IPMI request was aborted. The network may be busy. Try again. If the error persists, contact your service representative because a failure may have occurred in BMC. Received bad response from Check the server.
  • Page 151 4-69 Error Message What to do Failed to acquire BMC Check the network environment and try again. Configuration: Contact your service representative if the error persists. Used by other software program. Try again after a while. Try again after a while. Invalid BMC configuration file.
  • Page 152 4-70 Firmware update errors Error Message What to do There are uncompleted update Reboot the server and complete the update. images on BMC as follows: Failed to acquire status of the The network may be busy. Try again. If the error persists, contact your service update area.
  • Page 153: Configuring I/O Board Jumpers

    4-71 CONFIGURING I/O BOARD JUMPERS With the pre-installed SETUP utility, you can set desired passwords to protect the data stored in the server against access from unauthorized users. When you forget the passwords, however, you may want clear them. The following describes how to clear these passwords.
  • Page 154 4-72 Pins for protecting/clearing the passwords Short-circuit these two pins to clear the passwords. Open these two pins to protect the passwords (factory-setting). Pins for protecting/clearing the CMOS data Short-circuit these two pins to clear the CMOS data. Open these two pins to protect the CMOS data (factory-setting). Reassemble the server and press the POWER switch.
  • Page 155: Chapter 5

    Chapter 5 Installing the Operating System with Express Setup This section describes information on using Express Setup to install and configure the following operating systems to the server. Microsoft® Windows Server™ 2003 To use the server with the other operating systems described in this section, contact your service representative. IMPORTANT: Before installing the operating system, adjust the system date and time by using the BIOS set up utility "SETUP."...
  • Page 156: About Express Setup

    About Express Setup "Express Setup" contained in your EXPRESSBUILDER CD-ROM is intended for initial setup of the server. Its automatic installation mode guides the user easily through the process by detailing specific hardware features and providing screen prompts for software selection and configuration. The program loads the utilities and drivers, applies RAID settings, partitions the disk, and installs the desired operating system.
  • Page 157: Microsoft® Windows Server™ 2003

    Microsoft® Windows Server™ 2003 This subsection provides information on installing Microsoft® Windows Server™ 2003 in the server. Read instruction in this section before proceeding to the installation. NOTES: Express Setup does not support the installation of Windows Server x64 Editions. If you want to install it, see Appendix D.
  • Page 158 Windows Server 2003 Express Setup can install Windows Server 2003 operating system. However, note the following issue: IMPORTANT: Before starting the installation, complete all the process of adding the optional device and the setup of Express server mainframe (BIOS and optional board specification) A document for installing Windows Server 2003 is also attached to the other software package which is sold separately, but refer to this document when you install Windows Server 2003 on this model.
  • Page 159 Creating Partition Size The size for the partition that the system is to be installed can be calculated from the following formula. Size necessary to install the system + Paging File Size + Dump File Size + Application Size Size necessary to install the system = 2900MB (Only Windows Server 2003) 3500MB (Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack1) 4400MB (Windows Server 2003 + Service Pack1 CD-ROM) Paging File Size (Recommended) =...
  • Page 160: Setup Flow

    No Floppy Disk Select OS to install In case [Skip] is selected Confirm the specification and input the value Remove the Floppy Disk and CD-ROM Copying NEC Modules from the Drive ↓ Copying Selected Application Modules Insert Windows CD-ROM Agree Software License Agreement Install OS Automatically ↓...
  • Page 161: Installing Windows Server 2003

    Installing Windows Server 2003 Express Setup proceeds to the setup by specifying the necessary information on the wizard. You can also save the setup information created on the wizard in a floppy disk as a setup file. NOTE: One floppy disk formatted by MS-DOS 1.44 MB is necessary to save the setup information.
  • Page 162 [Using the existing Configuration Disk] The parameters files in the floppy disk are listed in dialogue-box. 1) Select a parameters file to use in the Express Setup, and then click [Use]. After the parameters file is specified, the message "Do you want to review or modify the Setup File parameters?" appears.
  • Page 163 During the setup, the screen to specify the partition that Windows Server 2003 is to be installed appears. The first 55 MB area displayed on the screen is a partition that is used to store the configuration information or utilities unique of the server. We do not recommend to delete this area but, if you do not want to reserve this 55 MB area, perform the installation by manual setup.
  • Page 164: Installing And Setting Device Drivers

    5-10 Installing and Setting Device Drivers Follow these steps to install and configure the device drivers. PROSet PROSet is a utility that confirms the function of network contained in network driver. Utilizing PROSet enables the following items: Confirm detailed information of the adapter. Diagnose loop back test, packet transmission test and so on.
  • Page 165 5-11 Network Driver Specify the details of network driver. Two standard network drivers that are mounted will be installed automatically, but the link speed and Duplex mode need to be specified manually. [When PROSet is not installed] The [Local Area Connection Properties] dialog box appears. * Procedure in the case of the standard start menu 1.
  • Page 166 5-12 If the procedure of installation is not clear, refer to the installation procedure described in the section "Installation of the Optional Network Board Driver". Installation of the Optional Network Board Driver Start Device Manager. Click [Network adapters] and double-click [(Network Adapter Name)]. [(Network Adapter Name) Properties] appears.
  • Page 167 5-13 Installing SCSI Controller Driver (SCSI U160 PCI-ATX-64b 1 Disk Controller) If you use SCSI U160 PCI-ATX-64b 1 Disk Controller, update your system with EXPRESSBUILDER CD-ROM attached to your system. The SCSI controller driver will be installed automatically. Installing Disk Array Controller Driver (SecuRAID 321) To additionally install the SecuRAID 321 in a system containing Windows Server 2003, connect the controller and follow these steps to install the driver: When the [Found New Hardware Wizard] dialog box appears, click [Next].
  • Page 168 5-14 Graphics Accelerator Driver Standard graphics accelerator drivers that are mounted will be installed automatically. The following is the procedure when it is necessary to install manually. If you want to use an optional Graphics Accelerator Driver board, follow the document attached to the board to install the driver.
  • Page 169: Setting For Solving Problems

    5-15 Setting for Solving Problems Setup the following issue in advance so that your computer can recover from any trouble precisely and as soon as possible when it should occur. Memory Dump (Debug Information) This section describes the procedures for collecting memory dump (debug information) in the server. IMPORTANT: Cautions for the Memory Dump The staff of maintenance service representative is in charge of collecting memory dump.
  • Page 170 5-16 Click [Settings] on the [Performance] group box. The [Performance Options] window appears. Click [Advanced] tab on the [Performance Options] window. Click [Change] on the [Virtual memory] group box. Modify [Initial Size] in the [Paging file size for selected drive] box to the value larger than [Recommended], and click [Set].
  • Page 171: Installing Maintenance Utilities

    5-17 Network Monitor Using Network Monitor helps you investigating and managing network trouble. To use Network Monitor, you need to restart the system after the installation has completed, so we recommend installing Network Monitor before any network trouble may occur. Point to [Settings] from Start menu and click [Control Panel].
  • Page 172: Exceptional Setup

    5-18 Select [Tools]. Select [Off-line Maintenance Utility]. Select [System Information Management]. Insert a floppy disk into the floppy disk drive. Select [Save]. Exceptional Setup This section explains how to setup by the exceptional way. You usually do not have to do as follows. The detailed information is provided by the manual of the Mass Storage Device.
  • Page 173: Chapter 6

    Chapter 6 Installing and Using Utilities This section describes how to use the EXPRESSBUILDER CD-ROM that comes with your server and to install the utilities stored on the EXPRESSBUILDER.
  • Page 174: Expressbuilder

    EXPRESSBUILDER EXPRESSBUILDER is an automated software integration tool to help simplify the process of installing and configuring your server. Shipped with all servers, the EXPRESSBUILDER CD-ROM provides a flexible, guided installation process for system administrators to install Microsoft Windows Server 2003 or other operating systems (contact your service representative for the server certified operating systems).
  • Page 175 Windows-based This program is called as "Master Control Menu" that can run under the Microsoft Windows system (Windows 95 or later and Windows NT 4.0 or later). You can install the several applications and read the documentation from the menu.
  • Page 176: Expressbuilder For Dos-Based With Local Console

    EXPRESSBUILDER for DOS-Based with Local Console This subsection describes the procedures for using EXPRESSBUILDER for DOS-based with local console. Starting EXPRESSBUILDER The following procedure instructs you to start EXPRESSBUILDER. IMPORTANT: Do not remove the EXPRESSBUILDER CD-ROM while EXPRESSBUILDER is running. Turn on peripheral devices and the server in this order.
  • Page 177 Tools "Tools" is also intended for initial setup of the server. It provides more installation options than Express Setup and permits the user to quickly create utility support disks, run the Off-line Maintenance Utility and system diagnostic utility, set up a maintenance partition, and update the various BIOS programs.
  • Page 178 – ROM-DOS Startup FD Creates a support disk for starting the ROM-DOS system. – Off-line Maintenance Utility Bootable FD Creates a support disk for activating the Off-line Maintenance Utility. – System Management FD Creates a support disk for activating the System Management. Setup Maintenance Partition Maintenance partition is a specific partition for the server and created on your system disk.
  • Page 179: Expressbuilder For Dos-Based With Remote Console

    EXPRESSBUILDER for DOS-based with Remote Console This subsection describes the procedures for using EXPRESSBUILDER for DOS-based with remote console. EXPRESSBUILDER contains the remote console feature that allows the system administrator to set up the server from the management workstation (management PC) via the network or the server's COM2 (serial) port. IMPORTANT: Do not use this feature on any other computer than the server, or on any other server obtained without the EXPRESSBUILDER.
  • Page 180 Top Menu Shown below are the top menu items. Setup: Automatically sets up the server. Tools: Launch the features of EXPRESSBUILDER individually. Help: Help message on EXPRESSBUILDER. Quit: Quit EXPRESSBUILDER. Setup The EXPRESSBUILDER checks the hardware configuration of the server. The disk array and maintenance partition are automatically configured.
  • Page 181: Expressbuilder For Windows-Based (Master Control Menu)

    EXPRESSBUILDER for Windows-Based (Master Control Menu) The Master Control Menu is used to, Read the User's Guide or the other documents, Update the Express5800 system, and Install the management software. NOTES: Master Control Menu requires Microsoft® Windows® 95 (or later) or Windows NT® 4.0 (or later).
  • Page 182 6-10 modify/newly create [Configuration Diskette] during the setup with EXPRESSBUILDER. Creating Configuration Diskette This section describes about specifying setup information that is necessary for operating system installation and creating [Configuration Diskette]. Follow the procedure below. NOTE: In the procedure below, the folder name that is specified when installing Trekking command is assumed as [Configuration Diskette Creator].
  • Page 183 6-11 Follow the message to specify each item on the dialog box and click [Next]. NOTE: If you click on [Cancel], all the input value will be deleted. When completing the specification of setup information, the [Save Setup Information] dialog box will appear. Confirm that the [Configuration Diskette] check box is checked and input file name for the Setup File in [File Name].
  • Page 184 6-12 Follow the message to specify each item on the dialog box and click on [Next]. NOTE: If you click on [Cancel], all the input value will be deleted. When [User and application setup] is displayed, check [Apply OEM-FD for mass storage device]. When the [Save Setup Information] dialog box is displayed, confirm that the [Configuration Diskette] check box is checked and input file name for the Setup File in [File Name].
  • Page 185: Esmpro

    6-13 ESMPRO The ESMPRO lets a system administrator manage remote servers across a network. ESMPRO monitors server hardware and software configurations, failures, and performance. With log data collected by ESMPRO, a system administrator can track long-term and short-term performance, monitor server usage, create graphs to record trends, and check server failure rates. The administrator can use the information collected to create more efficient data routing procedures and optimize server usage.
  • Page 186: Dianascope

    6-14 DianaScope DianaScope is software for the remote management of the Express5800 series. See the online documents for details on the functions and installation of DianaScope. NOTES: One server license is required for each server to be managed remotely by using DianaScope. Please contact your service representative in order to purchase this accessory.
  • Page 187: Power Console Plus

    6-15 Power Console Plus Power Console Plus is a utility to control the RAID system. Use of Power Console Plus enables operations (e.g., monitoring and maintenance) of RAID systems that are constructed on local servers and servers connected through networks (TCP/IP). The operations can be done online on graphical screens without the system being stopped.
  • Page 188: Server Setup

    6-16 used Terminal Server, Terminal Server Emulator, WBT. Start Power Console Plus of management PC, after the Power On machine that installed "Server" and "Management Server". Install the following component in this PC: – MegaRAID Client Management server: Machine that manages all servers that are monitored and controlled by management PCs Install the following components in one of the servers or management PCs: –...
  • Page 189: Bmc Online Update

    6-17 BMC ONLINE UPDATE The BMC firmware is updated with the BMC Firmware file. IMPORTANT: Do not turn off the DC power during while updating the BMC Firmware. The updated BMC firmware becomes valid after restarting the system. Hardware Requirement Hard disk drive 2 MB Supported operating systems...
  • Page 190: Start-Up

    6-18 Expand the rpm file. rpm –ivh BmcOnlineUpdate.i386 Start-up Windows Server™ 2003 Select [All Programs] → [BmcOnlineUpdate] → [BmcOnlineUpdate].
  • Page 191: Uninstallation

    6-19 Linux Enter the following command to start the program. cd /usr/BmcOnlineUpdate ./BmcOnlineUpdate Uninstallation Windows Server™ 2003 Select [All Programs] → [Control] → [Add or Remove Programs].
  • Page 192 6-20 Click [BmcOnlineUpdate]. Linux Enter the following command to remove the file. rm /usr/BmcOnlineUpdate/* Enter the following command to remove the directory. rmdir /usr/BmcOnlineUpdate...
  • Page 193: Error Messages

    6-21 Error Messages Message Action Update isn't necessary. The firmware is in up-to-date state. Illegal data. The data is not for the target device. Update the firmware with the data of the target device. BMC information can't be acquired. Check if the remote management card is correctly installed. Update the firmware after making sure that the card is correctly installed.
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  • Page 195: Chapter 7

    Chapter 7 Maintenance This chapter describes the daily maintenance of the server and precautions when relocating or storing the server. MAKING BACKUP COPIES It is recommended that you make backup copies of your valuable data stored in hard disks of the server on a regular basis. For backup storage devices suitable for the server and backup tools, contact your service representative.
  • Page 196: Cleaning The Server

    Cleaning the Server For daily cleaning, wipe the external surfaces of the server with a dry soft cloth. Follow the procedure below if stains remain on the surfaces: IMPORTANT: To avoid altering the material and colour of the server, do not use volatile solvents such as thinner and benzene to clean the server.
  • Page 197: Cleaning The Keyboard/Mouse

    Reinstall the top cover. (See Chapter 9.) Reconnect all power cables and turn on the server. Cleaning the Keyboard/Mouse Make sure that the server and peripheral devices are all off-powered (the POWER lamp goes off), and then wipe the keyboard surface with a dry cloth.
  • Page 198 Wipe the tray with a dry soft cloth. IMPORTANT: Do not wipe the lens of the CD-ROM drive. Doing so may damage the lens and may cause a malfunction of the drive. Press the Eject button or gently push on the tray front to close the tray. Wipe the signal side of the CD-ROM with a dry soft cloth.
  • Page 199: System Diagnostics

    SYSTEM DIAGNOSTICS The System Diagnostics runs several tests on the server. Use the System Diagnostics program in the EXPRESSBUILDER provided with the server to diagnose the server. Test Items The following items are tested in system diagnostics. Memory Processor cache memory Hard disk used as a system IMPORTANT: When executing the System Diagnostics, make sure to remove the LAN cable.
  • Page 200 Select [Tools]. Select [System Diagnostics]. The System Diagnostics starts and completes in approximately three minutes. When the diagnosis completes, the screen of the display changes in the following indication. Diagnosis tool title Test windows title TeDoLi(TEst & Diagnosis On Linux) Ver001.00(Build020901.1.1m) Test result Test End Start10:06:58 End 10:09:58 Pass 000:03:00 TestTime 000:03:00...
  • Page 201 Exit EXPRESSBUILDER, and remove the CD-ROM from the CD-ROM drive. Turn off the server and unplug the power cord from the receptacle. Reconnect all the LAN cables to the server. Plug the power code. This completes the System Diagnostics.
  • Page 202: Relocating/Storing The Server

    RELOCATING/STORING THE SERVER Follow the procedure below to relocate or store the server: CAUTION Observe the following instructions to use the server safely. Failure to follow these instructions may cause a fire, personal injury, or property damage. See pages 1-3 to 1-8 for details. Never attempt to lift the server only by yourself.
  • Page 203: Chapter 8

    Chapter 8 Troubleshooting If your server does not operate as expected, read this chapter before assuming a failure. NOTE: For provision against an unexpected failure, it is recommended to install the Off-line Maintenance Utility, ESMPRO, to the server and client computers.
  • Page 204: System Viewers

    Monitor the occurrence of fault by ESMPRO during the system operation. Especially take note on whether any alert is reported to ESMPRO Manager on the language PC. Check whether any alert is reported on the Operation Window, Data Viewer, or Alert Viewer of ESMPRO Manager. [Example] NEC ESMPRO Manager...
  • Page 205: Lamps

    LAMPS The following describes lamps on the server and their indications. POWER/SLEEP Lamp POWER/SLEEP lamp The green POWER/SLEEP lamp lights to indicate normal operation while the server is powered. When the server is off-powered, the POWER/SLEEP lamp stays unlit. The POWER/SLEEP lamp indicates that the server is running in the power-saving mode (sleep mode). If the operating system supports the power-saving mode such as Windows 2000, pressing the SLEEP switch blinks the POWER/SLEEP lamp in green and place the server in the power-saving mode.
  • Page 206: Disk Access Lamp

    STATUS lamp Description Action indication Flashing in Contact your service representative. The server is in operation with its memory green Start the BIOS SETUP and select [Advanced] - [Memory degraded. Configuration] to identify the degraded memory (DIMM) and replace it as soon as possible. Or, start the BIOS SETUP and select [Advanced] - [Memory Configuration] - [Memory Retest] - [Yes], and then select [Exit] - [Exit Saving Changes] to solve the problem.
  • Page 207: Lan1/Lan2 Access Lamp

    LAN1/LAN2 ACCESS Lamp The LAN1/LAN2 ACCESS lamp is lit green when the server is connected to LAN. The lamp blinks while the server is accessed through the LAN (for packet transmission). The value next to the icon indicates the number of the network port on the rear panel.
  • Page 208: Attention Lamp

    Attention Lamp Attention lamp The Attention lamp lights amber when location where an error occurred cannot be identified automatically or errors occurred in two or more locations. Check the error log to identify the location. Processor Board Error Lamp Processor board error lamp Processor board error lamp Two processor board error lamps are located at the front and the rear of the server.
  • Page 209: Memory Board Error Lamp

    Memory Board Error Lamp Memory board error lamp The memory board error lamp lights amber if an error occurs on memory board or on DIMM installed in memory board. Check the memory board Attention lamp being lit amber to identify the failed memory board. In addition, when you press the switch for DIMM slot error lamp on the failed memory board, the DIMM slot error lamp lights amber.
  • Page 210: I/O Board Error Lamp

    I/O Board Error Lamp I/O board error lamp I/O board error lamp PCI error lamps The front I/O board error lamp lights amber when an error occurs on I/O board or PCI board installed in your server. Check the lamp indication on the rear of the server. When the rear I/O board lamp lights amber, the I/O board may be failed.
  • Page 211: Fan Error Lamp

    Fan Error Lamp Fan error lamp The fan error lamp lights amber when an error occurs on the fan. Check the Fan Fault lamp being lit red to identify the failed fan (see "FAN Fault Lamps" described later). Thermal Error Lamp Thermal error lamp The thermal error lamp lights amber when an abnormal temperature in the server is detected.
  • Page 212: Memory Board Lamps

    8-10 Memory Board Lamps 1 2 3 Memory board POWER lamp Lights green during power-on. Flashes green during rebuilding (e.g., memory board is hot-added). Memory board Attention lamp Lights amber when an error occurred on memory board or DIMM. Memory board Redundancy lamp Lights green in memory mirroring or memory RAID configuration.
  • Page 213: Lan Connector Lamps

    8-11 operation, the lamp is lit green or amber alternatively. The lamp goes off when the rebuild is terminated normally. The lamp goes on amber if the rebuild fails. IMPORTANT: To abort rebuilding, power off the server. In such a case, restart the server, hot-swap the failed hard disk, and restart rebuilding.
  • Page 214: Pci Slot Lamps

    8-12 PCI Slot Lamps PCI Slot Power Lamp PCI Slot Fault Lamp PCI Slot Power Lamp When the server is powered on, the power is supplied to the PCI board slot that contains the board, and PCI slot power lamps light green.
  • Page 215: Fan Fault Lamps

    8-13 FAN Fault Lamps FAN Fault lamp is adjacent to each fan module. If a fan fails, the lamp lights in red. The failed fan may be hot-swapped. IMPORTANT: Do not remove the fan that is normally operating. Ask your service representative for replacement of the cooling fan.
  • Page 216: Error Messages

    8-14 ERROR MESSAGES If an error occurs in the server, an error message appears on the display unit connected to the server. Error Messages after Power-on Powering on the server automatically starts the self-diagnostic program, POST (Power On Self-Test). When the POST detects any error, it displays an error message and its measure on the display unit.
  • Page 217: Post Error Messages

    8-15 POST Error Messages When POST detects an error, it displays an error message on the display unit screen. The following table lists error messages, descriptions, and actions to take. IMPORTANT: Take a note on the messages displayed before consulting with your service representative.
  • Page 218 8-16 Error Error message Recommended Action code 0611 IDE configuration changed. 0613 COM A configuration changed. 0614 COM A config. error - device disabled. 0615 COM B configuration changed. 0616 COM B config. error - device disabled. 0617 Floppy configuration changed. Contact your service representative.
  • Page 219 8-17 Error Error message Recommended Action code 0B8D Could not redirect the console - BMC Busy - Turn off the power once and then on again to start the server. If the error cannot be corrected, contact your service 0B8E Could not redirect the console - BMC Error - representative.
  • Page 220 8-18 Error Error message Recommended Action code 8140 DIMM group #1 with error is enabled. 8141 DIMM group #2 with error is enabled. 8142 DIMM group #3 with error is enabled. 8143 DIMM group #4 with error is enabled. Contact your service representative to replace the two DIMMs in the relevant group.
  • Page 221 8-19 The following figures show the location of specific components referenced in the POST error codes and messages table listed above. NOTE: Failed processor or memory boards can be also identified with the BIOS SETUP utility. Fans FAN5 Fault lamp FAN4 Fault lamp FAN6 Fault lamp Fan 5...
  • Page 222 8-20 Memory board The DIMM group consists of two DIMM boards. DIMM slot #4 DIMM slot #3 DIMM slot #2 DIMM slot #1 Memory board slot #1 Memory board slot #2 Memory board slot #3 Memory board slot #4 DIMM #1 DIMM DIMM #1 DIMM...
  • Page 223: Beep Codes

    8-21 Beep Codes If an error occurs during the POST, the server beeps, indicating the type of error. Each number indicates the number of short beeps, and a hyphen indicates a pause. For example, the beep interval 1-3-1-3 indicates 1 beep, pause, 3 beeps, pause, 1 beeps, pause, and 3 beeps notifying that the keyboard controller error. Beep code Description Recommended action...
  • Page 224: Error Messages On Virtual Lcd

    8-22 Error Messages on Virtual LCD The remote management feature of DianaScope and Web Server allows the managed server to display the virtual LCD (16 digits x 2 lines) and status lamps. The virtual LCD displays the followings: POST progress Error occurred during operation or DC OFF (AC power is being on) When POST detects an error, the POST error code is displayed on the virtual LCD upon completion of POST.
  • Page 225 8-23 ASF Codes ASF code ASF message Description Memory Init Initializing ECC and checking memory lDE Init Detecting lDE device AP Init Initializing multi-processor Enter Password Waiting for "supervisor" or "user" password entry Entering Setup Entering into BIOS SETUP USB Init Detecting and initializing USB device PCI Device Init Configuring PCI device...
  • Page 226 8-24 Messages displayed on upper line On-screen Description Action message Prepare To Boot POST completes normally. This is not an error. CPU Reconfigured POST completes with processor Contact your service representative. degraded. Try the following steps to cancel the error. 1.
  • Page 227 8-25 On-screen Description Action message M#1 D#1 UC Err An uncorrectable error occurs in DIMM #1 or DIMM #2 on memory board #1. M#1 D#2 UC Err M#1 D#3 UC Err An uncorrectable error occurs in DIMM #3 or DIMM #4 on memory board #1.
  • Page 228 8-26 Messages displayed on lower line On-screen message Description Action Proc Missing Processor is not found. 240VA Power Down POWERGOOD dropped during power-on. Power On Cnt Alm POWERGOOD signal error occurred at power on/off. Proc1 VccpAlm XX VCCP voltage alarm occurred on processor #1. Proc2 VccpAlm XX VCCP voltage alarm occurred on processor #2.
  • Page 229 8-27 On-screen message Description Action Power Unit 1 Alm Power unit #1 Failure occurred. Power Unit 2 Alm Power unit #2 Failure occurred. Power Unit 3 Alm Power unit #3 Failure occurred. Power Unit 4 Alm Power unit #4 Failure occurred. Predictive Alm 1 Predictive Failure occurred on power unit #1.
  • Page 230: Solving Problems

    8-28 SOLVING PROBLEMS When the server fails to operate as expected, see the following to find out your problem and follow the instruction given before asking for repair. If the server still fails to operate successfully after solving your problem, take a note on the on-screen message and contact your service representative.
  • Page 231 8-29 • Did you perform any keyboard or mouse operation immediately after you started the server? → If you perform any keyboard or mouse operation immediately after start-up, POST may accidentally detect a keyboard controller error and stops proceeding. In such a case, restart the server once again. Do not perform any keyboard or mouse operation until the BIOS start-up message appears when you restart the server.
  • Page 232 8-30 Start ESMPRO Agent from Windows control panel, select [System] → [Express5800 Server] → [Monitor]. (The default is [Does not monitor].) Monitoring starts automatically. You do not need to restart the system; however, reconfigure the tree may be needed if the server is not detected. •...
  • Page 233 8-31 → Refer to the manual that comes with your operating system to check that the keyboard and mouse drivers are installed. (These drivers are installed along with the operating system.) Some Operating systems allow you to change the keyboard and mouse settings. Refer to manual that comes with your operating system to check that the keyboard and mouse settings are correct.
  • Page 234 8-32 → The CD-ROM drive of the server may fail if the combination of disk drive, writing software, and CD-R is not correct. Inserted the correct CD-ROM but the message like the following is displayed: The CD-ROM is not inserted or the wrong CD-ROM is inserted. Please insert the correct CD-ROM.
  • Page 235: Problems With Windows Server™ 2003 X64 Editions

    8-33 Problems with Windows Server™ 2003 x64 Editions There are some cases that an event log is registered as follows when you install Windows Server™ 2003 x64 Editions. Source: DCOM Category: Error Event ID: 10016 Description: The application-specific permission settings do not grant Local Activation permission for the COM server application with CLSID {555F3418-D99E-4E51-800A-6E89CFD8B1D7} to the user {NT AUTHORITY\LOCAL SERVICE} SID {S-1-5-19}.
  • Page 236: Problems With Windows Server™ 2003 And Windows® 2000

    8-34 Problems with Windows Server™ 2003 and Windows® 2000 Cannot install the operating system correctly. • Did you confirm the notes on installing the operating system? → See Chapter 6. During Windows 2000 installation, the following warning is registered in the System Log of the Event Viewer: Error detected on the device \Device\CdRom0 during the paging operation.
  • Page 237 8-35 The server is not found on the network: • Is the LAN cable connected? → Make sure to connect the LAN cable to the network port on the rear of the server. Also make sure that the LAN cable to use conforms to the network interface standard. •...
  • Page 238 8-36 Event logs in using SNMP Service in Windows Server 2003 Event Type: Warning Event Source: EvntAgnt Event Category: None Event ID: 1015 Description: TraceLevel parameter not located in registry; Default trace level used is 32. Event Type: Warning Event Source: EvntAgnt Event Category: None Event ID:...
  • Page 239: Problems With Expressbuilder

    8-37 Problems with EXPRESSBUILDER When the server is not booted from the EXPRESSBUILDER CD-ROM, check the following: • Did you set the EXPRESSBUILDER during POST and restart the server? → If you do not set the EXPRESSBUILDER during POST and restart the server, an error message will appear or the operating system will boot.
  • Page 240: Problems With Express Setup

    8-38 Problems with Express Setup Express Setup can not be used → Express Setup does not support the installation of Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64 Editions. If you want to perform re-setup, see Appendix D and perform "Manual Setup". Following message appeared when you tried to install Express Setup to the hard disk that has smaller capacity than the specified partition size: The specified partition size has exceeded the capacity of the hard disk.
  • Page 241 8-39 Specified to join the Domain, but the system is installed as Workgroup. • → When the setup fails to join the Domain during the installation, it will install the system as Workgroup. Open [System] in Control Panel to specify joining the Domain. Specified large value as partition size, but when Windows 2000 is actually started, the system partition is created by 4095MB.
  • Page 242: Error Message During Disk Array Configuration

    8-40 Changed the giga driver speed from 1000 Mbps to 100 Mbps. But the changed speed is not properly displayed in Network Details of ESMPRO data viewer (still 1000M bps is indicated): • → It does not affect the operation of LAN driver. Setup is interrupted at "Creating a working partition"...
  • Page 243: Problems With Master Control Menu

    8-41 Problems with Master Control Menu The master control menu fails to appear: • Is your system Windows NT 4.0 or later, or Windows 95 or later? → The Master Control menu is supported by Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 95. •...
  • Page 244: Collecting Event Log

    8-42 COLLECTING EVENT LOG This section describes on how to collect the log of various events that occurred on the server. IMPORTANT: If STOP error, system error, or stall occurred, follow the procedure below after restarting the system. NOTE: The different revision processor may be mixed in additional CPU kit. When Windows 2000 is used, following message may be appeared in the System Log of the Event Viewer after extension the different revision of two or more processors in the Express server.
  • Page 245: Collecting Dr. Watson Diagnostic Information

    8-43 Input the file name to save in the [File Name] box. Click [Save]. COLLECTING DR. WATSON DIAGNOSTIC INFORMATION Dr. Watson collects diagnostic information related to application errors. The location to save the information can be specified as you like. For more information, refer to Chapter 5.
  • Page 246: Memory Dump

    8-44 MEMORY DUMP If an error occurs, the dump file should be saved to acquire necessary information. If you saved the dump to DAT, write down that it is saved as "NTBackup" or "ARCServe" on the label. You can specify the location to save the diagnostic information as you like.
  • Page 247: Off-Line Maintenance Utility

    8-45 OFF-LINE MAINTENANCE UTILITY The Off-line Maintenance Utility is an operating system-independent maintenance program. When you are unable to start the operating system-dependent ESMPRO to troubleshoot a problem, the Off-line Maintenance Utility can be used. IMPORTANT: The Off-line Maintenance Utility is intended for use of your sales agent. The EXPRESSBUILDER CD-ROM and the Off-line Maintenance Utility Bootable FD you have created contain a file that describes operation of the utility, but do not attempt to use the utility by yourself.
  • Page 248: Resetting The Server

    8-46 Only the authorized personnel is allowed to restore the backup data. Start of Utilities With the EXPRESSBUILDER, you can start the following utilities installed in the maintenance partition. • – System Management • – System Diagnostics • – Maintenance Partition Update Chassis Identify This function can distinguish the machine with the lamp or buzzer of the machine.
  • Page 249: Chapter 9

    Chapter 9 Upgrading Your Server This cha pter describes internal optional devices available for the server, procedures for install or removing such optional devices, and notes on using them. IMPORTANT: Optional devices described in this chapter may be installed or removed by any user. However, we do not assume any lia bility for damage to optional devices or the server or malfunctions of...
  • Page 250: Safety Notes

    SAFETY NOTES bserve the following notes to instal l or remove optional devices safely and properly. WARNING Observe the following instructions to use the server safely. Failure to fo llow these instructions may result in death or serious personal injury. See pages 1-3 to 1-8 for details. not disassemble, repair, or alter the server.
  • Page 251: Anti-Static Measures

    ANTI- STATIC MEASURES he server contains electronic components sensitive to static electricity. Avoid failures caused by static electricity when stalling or removing any optional devices. Wear a wrist strap (an arm belt or anti-static glove). ear a wrist strap on your wrist. If no wrist strap is available, touch an unpainted metal part of the cabinet before touching a component to discharge static electricity from your body.
  • Page 252: Preparing For Installation And Removal

    PREP ARING FOR INSTALLATION AND REMOVAL ollow the procedure below to prepare for installing or removing components. Shut down the operating system. Pr ss the POWER switch to power off the server (the POWER/SLEEP lamp goes off). Unplug the power cord from the AC inlet on the server (the AC Standby lamps on the front of the server go off Re ove all the cables connected to the server on the rear panel.
  • Page 253: Device Installation Or Removal Procedure

    DEVICE INSTALLATION OR REMOVAL PROCEDURE stall or remove a component from the server in the following procedure. 3.5-inch Hard Disk Drive he 3.5-inch device bay on the front of the se rver contains five slots on which hard disk drives can be installed. The device bay not equipped with any hard disk drives (exc luding when one or more built-in hard disk drives are ordered).
  • Page 254 Installation ake the following st eps to install a hard disk drive. This procedure applies to all the slots. NOTE: Any hard disk drive can be installed or removed in or from the server only by removing the front bezel without pulling out the server from the rack. In RAID1 or RAID5 configuration, the hard disk drive can be installed or removed while the server is being powered.
  • Page 255 NOTE: Confirm that the handle is hooked to the frame when having inserted the hard disk drive. Install the front bezel that was removed in step 2. Removal Take th e foll wing steps to remove the hard disk drive. To use the server wi th the hard disk drive removed, insert the empty drive carrier into the slot.
  • Page 256 DISK lamps When the hard disk drives are in the disk array configuration, you can restore the state before an error using the auto-rebuild feature that stores the data in the old hard disk drive into a new one. The auto-rebuild feature may be enabled or disabled depending on the RAID level. Auto -rebuild is automatically carried out when you hot-swap a failed hard disk drive with a new one (replace the disk while the rver is powered).
  • Page 257: Power Supply Unit

    Power Supply Unit ven if a single power supply unit f ails, the server can continue its operation without interruption when an additional power pply unit is installed (in the redundant configuration). the four power supply units are used, AC power can be divided into two lines with a pair of power supply units. With the AC wer redundant configuration, the server can continue its operation wi thout power interruption even if either of AC power ne fails.
  • Page 258 9-10 Insert the power supply unit into the slot. IMPORTANT: Be sure to push straig ht the power supply unit. To avoid damaging the powe supply unit, do not tilt or twist the unit as you push it into the connector. NOTE: Make sure that the power supply unit is pushed in to an end securely.
  • Page 259 9-11 Replacing a Failing Power Supply Unit eplace only a failing power supply unit. IMPORTANT: Do not remove a pow er supply unit operating normally. NOT E: If two power supply units work normally while the server contains three or four power supply units in a redundant configuration, the failing power supply unit can be replaced with the system operating (power-on state).
  • Page 260: Server ~ Pulling Out From The Rack Cabinet

    9-12 Server ~ Pulling Out from the Rack Cabinet~ he server needs to be pulled out from the rack for installing/removing any com ponents other than the hard disk drives and wer supply units. CAUTION Observe the following instructions to use the server safely.
  • Page 261 9-13 Release lever...
  • Page 262: 3.5-Inch Device

    9-14 3.5-inch Device you purchased the server wi th the additional HDD cage (with 3.5-inch bay) being built-in, one slot for backup device such as magnetic tape drive is provided. he additional HDD cage (with 3.5-inch bay) is a factory-installed option. You cannot purchase it separately. A ailable Devices he 3.5-inch device slot can con tain a single-height SCSI device.
  • Page 263 9-15 Remove the connector covers from the SCSI cable and power cable, and connect the cables to the device. IMPORTANT: Keep the removed connector covers for future use. Insert the device into the 3.5-inch device bay, and secure it with a screw. Install the front bezel.
  • Page 264 9-16 Removal emove the 3.5-inch d evice in the following procedure. Shutdown the system and press the POWER switch to turn of f the power. Se the section "Preparing for Installation and Removal" described earlier to prepare. Unlock the front bezel with the security key, and remove the front bezel. Re ove a screw and pull the device with tray out from the 3.5-inch device bay.
  • Page 265 9-17 Insert the additional tray into the 3.5-inch device and secure it with a screw. Install the front bezel.
  • Page 266: Rear Access Cover

    9-18 Rear Access Cover o install or remove the PCI board, o r to change cable connections of internal SCSI cable, you will need to remove the rear cess cover. CAUTION Observe the following instructions to use the server safely. Failure to foll ow these instructions may result in death or serious personal injury.
  • Page 267: Pci Access Cover

    9-19 PCI Access Cover o install or remove a non-hot-swa p PCI board, remove the PCI access cover inside the server. You need not to remove the PCI cess cover when you work with hot-swap PCI slot. oval See the section "Preparing for Installation and Removal"...
  • Page 268: Pci Board

    9-20 PCI Board he server contains s ix slots for PCI board, and three slots for PCI-Express board. ome PCI boards support the hot-plug function by which they may be installed or removed with the po wer of the server being .
  • Page 269 9-21 RAID Controller Considerations ote the following about the configuration of a disk a rray by using the on-board or optional disk array controller. To change the disk array configuration or the RAID, the hard disk drives must be initialised. If important data is saved in the hard disk drives used to constitute a disk array, first back up the data in other hard disk drives before installing boards and configuring the disk array.
  • Page 270 9-22 List of Optional Devices and their Available Slots Commercial Name PCI Express PCI-X Product Type Bus A Bus B Bus C Bus D Bus E Bus F bit/33MH 64-bit/100MHz Slot size Full-height PCI board type x8 socket 3.3V Available board size Long/short Hot-plug Non-hot-plug...
  • Page 271 9-23 Non-hot-plug PCI Boards his section describes the procedure of insta lling or removing a non-hot-plug PCI board. In tallation ake the following s teps to install a board in a PCI board slot. IMPORTANT: PCI board slots #6 to #9 can accept 3.3V and universal PCI boards. CI board slots #1 and #2 can accept 5 V and universal PCI boards.
  • Page 272 9-24 Align the board with the grooves of the guide rail, and insert the board slowly and gently. Carefully push the board until it engages and fully seats in the slot connector. IMPORTANT: If the board cannot be installed easily, remove the board once and then re install it.
  • Page 273 9-25 Reinstall the removed components. Turn on the power of the server. Then make sure that any error message does not appear in POST. If n error message appears, write down the message and review th e error message list in Chapter 8. art the B IOS Setup Utility to set the "Reset Configuration Data"...
  • Page 274 9-26 Requirements for Hot Add No boards installed in the s ame bus Verify the available slot according to "List of Optional De vices and their Available Slots", and then hot-add the PCI card I boards installed on the same bus Prov ide Hot Add for PCI boards operating at the same cloc Status Lam...
  • Page 275 9-27 Remove the additional slot cover. IMPORTANT: Keep the removed additional slot cover for future use. Push the PCI board slowly and carefully into the slot. Push the PCI board until the connection part of the board is firmly connected into the slot. IMPORTANT: If failing to install the PCI board correctly, reinstall it.
  • Page 276 9-28 The insulators are installed between the PCI board slots. They are for protecting the PCI board lrea y been installed. Take care not to remove or damage the insulator when installing or oving the PCI board. If the insulator is taken off, reinstall the insulator in place. Connect the c ables to the PCI board while firmly holding the PCI board with your hand.
  • Page 277 9-29 (3) Click the [General] tab to display the property to confirm that the device is normally operated. * The message in the "property" depends on the location of the PCI board slot. Hot Remove Take the follo wing procedure to execute Hot Remove: Take the following steps to stop the device driver used by the Hot-plug PCI board you want to remove: IMPORT ANT:...
  • Page 278 9-30 Select [Uninstall/Unplug a device] for hardware task, then click [Next]. Select [Unplug/Eject a device] f or removal task, then click [Next]. (5) Select the target device, then c lick [Next]. (6) Confirm that the driver is use d by the device you want to remove, then click [Next]. The [Add/Remove Hardware Wizard] closes.
  • Page 279 9-31 Click [Finish]. Pull out the server from th e rack with the power being on. Remove the rear access cover and locate the board to be removed. NOTE: Confirm that the PCI Slot Power lamp of the target PCI slot is off. To stop the device driver using the PCI h ot-plug switch: Pull out the server from the rack with power being on.
  • Page 280 9-32 Lock (for long card) Install the additional slot cove r on the slot from which you remove the PCI board, and then slowly close the tab. IMPORTANT: To main tain the dust-proofing and electromagnetic radiation characteristics and cooling performance of the server, be sure to install the blank plate on the slot from which you removed the PCI board.
  • Page 281 9-33 Select [Uninstall/Unplug a de vice] for hardware task, then click [Next].
  • Page 282 9-34 Select [Unplug/Eject a device] for removal task, then click [Next]. Select the target device, then c lick [Next]. Confirm that the driver is use d by the device you want to remove, then click [Next]. The [Add/Remove Hardware Wizard] terminates. Click [Finish].
  • Page 283 9-35 Pull out the server from the rack with the power being on. Remove the rear access cover and locate the board to be removed. NOT : Confirm that the PCI Slot Power lamp of the target PCI slot is off. Disconne ct all the cables from the PCI board.
  • Page 284 9-36 NOTES: After installed the lon g board, secure it with the lock on the upper part of the guide rail. The insulators are installed between the PCI board slots. They are for protecting the PCI boar d already been installed. Take care not to remove o damage the insulator when installing or removing the PCI board.
  • Page 285 9-37 (3) Display the [General] d ialog in the property to confirm that the device is normally operated. * The message in the "property" depends on the location of the PCI board slot. Notes when removing the PCI slot insulator Be careful that the insulator does not conta ct with the capacitor of the PCI-Express slot.
  • Page 286: Memory Board

    9-38 Memory Board o install or remove the DIM M, remove the memory board first. ne memory board is factory-installed in the server. Up to four memory boards (3 2GB max.) can be installed in the server. he failing DIMM or memory board can be hot-swapped (replacement with power-on state) if the redundant memory boards as been configured.
  • Page 287 9-39 Unlock the memory board to open the ejector. IMPORTANT: The memory board becomes very hot while being powered. When removing the boar d, turn off the power and wait for several minutes before pulling it out. Note that the hot-plug memory board is off-powered when it is unlocked (the LED goes off). Wait seve ral minutes in this state.
  • Page 288: Dimm

    9-40 DIMM stall the add itional DIMM (Dual Inline Memory Module) to the DIMM socket on the memory board in the server. IMMs are installed on the sockets in the ascending order of DIMM socket numbers in the unit of two modules. NOTE: Up to 8GB of memory (2 GB DIMM ×...
  • Page 289 9-41 Installation stall a DIMM as de scribed in the following procedure. IMPORTANT: he DIMM is extremely s ensitive to static electricity. Make sure to touch the metal frame of he server to discharge sta tic electricity from your body before handling the DIMM. Do not touch the DIMM terminals or on-board parts by a bare hand or place the DIMM directly on the desk.
  • Page 290 9-42 Keep the removed blank cover for future use. Push the DIMM straight into the socket (2). NOTE: Make sure of the orientation of DIMM. The terminal side of the DIMM has cut-out to prevent incorrect insertion. The lever s automatically close when the DIMM is inserted into the socket (3). ORTANT: Always install the DIMMs in pair .
  • Page 291 9-43 Removal emove the DIMM in the following procedure. IMPORTANT: The DIMM is extremely sensi tive to static electricity. Make sure to touch the metal frame of the server to discharge static electricity from your body before handling the DIMM. Do n ot touch the DIMM terminals or on-board parts by a bare hand or place the DIMM directly on the d...
  • Page 292 9-44 Memory RAID Feature one of the four memory boards enc ounters an uncorrectable error, the memory RAID feature switches to the other memory ard to continue operation. To use this feature, four memory boards must be installed. Each memory board must have the IMM of same capacities.
  • Page 293 9-45 Memory Hot-Plug Feature 1 (Hot Replace) the memory redundant configuration such as memory mirroring an d memory RAID configuration, the memory board can be moved while the operating system is running. See the section "Preparing for Installation and Rem oval"...
  • Page 294 9-46 Hold the ejector and pull the memory board out from the server. To set back the memory boar ds in redundant configuration, install the memory boards in reverse order of re moval procedure. Then, press the Atten tion switch on the memory board. The memory board Power lamp star ts flashing, and after a while, it goes on.
  • Page 295 9-47 Memory Hot-Plug Feature 2 (Hot Add) Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition, You can use the H ot-Add memory feature. The Hot Add feature allows you to add physical memory without shutting down the system. o use the Hot-Add memory feature, set the BIOS as follows: Setting BIOS anced] →...
  • Page 296: Processor Board

    9-48 Processor Board o install or remove the processo r, remove the processor board. emove the proce ssor board as described in the following procedure. IMPORTANT: The processor board is extremely sensitive to static elect ricity. Make sure to touch the metal frame of the server to discharge static electricity from your body before handling the processor board.
  • Page 297 9-49 Firmly hold the processor board and pull it out from the chassis. NOTE: Notes when removing the processor board The processor board is very heavy (max. 7 kg). Pay attention not to drop it. Also be careful that the connector of the processor board does not hit th e chassis.
  • Page 298: Processor

    9-50 Processor he processor board i s equipped with sockets to install four processor and corresponding VRMs. (At least one processor and e VRM are factory-installed.) Processor VRM #1 Processor VRM #3 Processor VRM #2 Processor VRM #4 Processor #3 Processor #1 Processor #4 Processor #2...
  • Page 299 9-51 Installation ake the following st eps to install the processor. IMPORTANT: he processor is extremel y sensitive to static electricity. Make sure to touch the metal frame of he server to discharge sta tic electricity from your body before handling the processor. Do not touch the processor pins by a bare hand or place the processor directly on the desk.
  • Page 300 9-52 Put the processor on the socket slowly and gently. NOTE: Be aware of processor direction. Pin layouts on two corners among four differ from othe rs to prevent an incorrect insertion. Confirm the pin mark and pin layout on the socket, and inser t the processor correctly.
  • Page 301 9-53 Tighten the four screws to secure the heat sink. Make sure that the heat sink is level. IMPORTANT: If the heat sink is not level, remove it, and check if the processor is positioned correctly. Fully open the levers on both sides of VRM socket. Push the VRM straight into the socket.
  • Page 302 9-54 Removal o remove the pro cessor, prepare the removal referring to steps 1 and 5 in the installation procedure and do the reverse rocedure of steps 8 to 12. IMPORTANT: o not remove any processor unless it is failed. o maintain the cooling ef fect in the server, the dummy cover is installed in the empty slot.
  • Page 303: Appendix A

    Appendix A Specifications Model type at shipment Diskless 64bit Intel Xeon Processor MP Dual-core Intel ® ® ® Type Xeon Processor ® 7040 3.16GHz 3.66GHz 2.83 3.33 2.66GHz 3.0 GHz Processor Clock/2nd cache / 1MB / 1MB 6GHz / GHz / GHz / / 2*1 MB 2 * 2 MB...
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  • Page 305: Appendix B

    Appendix B Other Precautions Transfer Rate of the On-board LAN Controller The LAN controller on the IO board has two ports. Each port supports 10Base-T, 100Base-TX, and 1000Base-T networks and a capable of full or half duplex. The controller can automatically detect and switch for network speed and transfer mode connected to the HUB. However, for proper network operation, specify the "Link Speed &...
  • Page 306: Keyboard

    Three-generation data management uses three cartridge tapes: A, B, and C. You save data to tape A on the first day, tape B on the second day, tape C on the third day, tape A on the forth day, and so on. That is, you save data into cartridge tapes cyclically from tape A through C.
  • Page 307 Mouse operation includes "Click," "Double-click," and "Drag." Click: Press the button only once and release it. Double-click: Press the button twice consecutively and release it. Drag: Press and hold the button and move the mouse. Operation of the server involves combinations of these mouse operations and data entries with the keyboard. Click Pressing Click...
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  • Page 309: Appendix C

    Appendix C IRQ and I/O Port Address The factory-set interrupt requests and I/O port addresses are listed below. Find an appropriate one to install an optional device. Interrupt Request The factory-set IRQs are assigned as follows: Peripheral Device (Controller) Peripheral Device (Controller) System timer Real-time clock Keyboard...
  • Page 310 PIRQ and PCI Device The factory-set PCI device interrupts are assigned as follows. You can change these interrupts by using the BIOS SETUP, however, use the factory-set interrupts as they are. See Chapter 4 for details. PIRQ1 PIRQ2 PIRQ3 PIRQ4 PIRQ5 PIRQ8 √...
  • Page 311 I/O Port Address The factory-set I/O port addresses for the server are assigned as follows: Addresses Description Chip 00-08h DMA Control Registers ICH5 09-0Eh RESERVED ICH5 DMA Control Register ICH5 10-18h DMA Control Register ICH5 19-1Eh RESERVED ICH5 DMA Control Register ICH5 20-21h Master 8259 Programming Interface...
  • Page 312 Addresses Description Chip 2F8-2FFh Serial port 2 PC87417 376h Secondary IDE Control Block Registers ICH5 370-377h (Floppy disk 2), IDE 2 PC87417 378-37Fh (Parallel Port 2) PC87417 3B0-3BBh Radeon7000M 3BC-3BEh Parallel port 1 PC87417 3C0-3CFh Radeon7000M 3D4-3D5h Radeon7000M 3F6h Primary IDE Control Block registers ICH5 3F0-3F7h Floppy disk 1,IDE 1...
  • Page 313: Appendix D

    Appendix D Installing Windows Server™ 2003 x64 Editions This section describes the procedures for installing Windows Server™ 2003 x64 Edition without using Express Setup tool. BEFORE INSTALLING Windows Server™ 2003 X64 EDITIONS Please read carefully the following information BEFORE beginning your Windows Server™ 2003 x64 Edition Installation. Optional Board Supported by EXPRESSBUILDER EXPRESSBUILDER CD-ROM attached to your system supports the following optional boards: NOTE:...
  • Page 314: Updating System

    Updating System If you modified the Windows system, execute "Update Express5800 system" in Master Control Menu. Re-installing to the Hard Disk which has been upgraded to Dynamic Disk If you want to leave the existing partition when installing the system on the hard disk upgraded to Dynamic Disk, note the following issue: Do not select the partition that operating system had been installed as the partition to install the operating system newly.
  • Page 315: Installing Windows Server™ 2003 X64 Edition

    Installing Windows Server™ 2003 x64 Edition Preparations for Installation EXPRESSBUILDER CD-ROM Microsoft® Windows Server™ 2003 Standard x64 Edition (CD-ROM) User's Guide Getting Started Windows Server™ 2003 x64 Edition OEM-DISK for EXPRESSBUILDER Creating "Windows Server™ 2003 x64 Edition OEM-DISK for EXPRESSBUILDER" Before installing, create Windows Server™...
  • Page 316 – Windows NT® 4.0 You can create Windows Server™ 2003 x64 Edition OEM-DISK for EXPRESSBUILDER from [Master Control Menu], if you have the computer on which the above operating systems operate. Follow the steps below. Prepare one 3.5-inch floppy disk. Run Windows Me/98/95, or Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows NT 4.0, Windows XP.
  • Page 317: Windows Server™ 2003 X64 Editions Clean Installation

    Windows Server™ 2003 x64 Editions Clean Installation This section explains how to perform a clean installation of Windows Server™ 2003 x64 Editions. Turn on the system power. Insert the Windows Server™ 2003 x64 Edition CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive. Press Ctrl + Alt + Delete to reset the system. After a bootable operating system has been installed on the hard disk, press Enter while the message "Press any key to boot from CD..."...
  • Page 318: Updating The System

    Updating the System To ensure normal system operation you should update your system using the following procedures. Logon to the system using the administrator account or other account which is a member of the Administrators group. Insert the EXPRESSBUILDER CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive. Master Control Menu is automatically appeared on the screen.
  • Page 319: Driver Installation And Advanced Settings

    DRIVER INSTALLATION AND ADVANCED SETTINGS This section describes on how to install and setup various standard drivers mounted on the device. For the information on installing and setting up the driver that is not described in this section, please refer to the document attached to the driver.
  • Page 320: Optional Network Board Driver

    The [Network Connections] dialog box appears. 2. Right-click [Local Area Connection] and click [Properties] from pop-up menu. Click [Configure]. The property dialog box for network adapter appears. Click the [Advanced] and specify the [Link Speed & Duplex] value the same as the value specified for HUB. Click [OK] on the property dialog box for network adapter.
  • Page 321: Re-Install The Network Driver

    (floppy, CD-ROM...)] check box. Check the [Include this location in the search] check box and when using [(N8104-86/111)], specify : – [CD-ROM driveletter:\WINNT\W2K3AMD\NS1\PRO1000\WS03_32E] when using [(N8104-112/103/113)] – [CD-ROM driveletter:\WINNT\W2K3AMD\NS1\PRO100\WS03_32E].] when using [(N8104-86/111)] Then click [Next]. Click [Finish]. Re-install the Network Driver The network driver will be installed automatically.
  • Page 322: Setting For Collecting Memory Dump (Debug Information

    D-10 Edition OEM-DISK for EXPRESSBUILDER" into the floppy disk drive, and click [Next]. When the [Driver Files Search Results] dialog box appears, click [Next]. Copying of the driver is completed, and the [Completion of the new hardware detection wizard] dialog box below appears.
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  • Page 325: Appendix E

    Appendix E Installing Windows Server™ 2003 This section describes the procedures for installing Windows Server™ 2003 without using Express Setup tool. Before Installing Windows Server™ 2003 Please read carefully the following information BEFORE beginning your Windows Server™ 2003 Installation. Optional Board Supported by EXPRESSBUILDER EXPRESSBUILDER CD-ROM attached to your system supports the following optional boards: NOTE: If you want to install the other boards by using a driver floppy disk ("OEM-FD for Mass...
  • Page 326: Media Such As Dat

    normally. Disconnect MO Device and restart the installation from the beginning. Media such as DAT During the operating system installation, do not connect media not necessary for operating system installation such as DAT. Partition Size The size for the partition that the system is to be installed can be calculated from the following formula. Size necessary to install the system + Paging File Size + Dump File Size + Application Size Size necessary to install the system = 2900MB (Only Windows Server 2003) 3500MB (Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack1)
  • Page 327: Installing Windows Server 2003

    Installing Windows Server 2003 Preparations for Installation EXPRESSBUILDER CD-ROM Microsoft® Windows Server™ 2003 Standard Edition (CD-ROM) or Microsoft® Windows Server™ 2003 Enterprise Edition (CD-ROM) User's Guide Getting Started Windows Server™ 2003 OEM-DISK for EXPRESSBUILDER Windows Server 2003 Service Pack (CD-ROM) Creating "Windows Server™...
  • Page 328: Windows Server™ 2003 Clean Installation

    – Windows® Me/98/95 – Windows NT® 4.0 You can create Windows Server™ 2003 OEM-DISK for EXPRESSBUILDER from [Master Control Menu], if you have a computer on which the above operating systems operate. Follow the steps below. Prepare one 3.5-inch floppy disk. Run Windows Me/98/95, or Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows NT 4.0, Windows XP.
  • Page 329: Updating The System - Applying Service Pack

    A list of mass storage devices is displayed. Select the [LSI MEGARAID Products for Windows 2003 (x86)] and press Enter. Continue performing tasks according to the subsequent messages that appear. For details, refer to "Getting Started". After installation is completed, be sure to execute the tasks described in "Driver Installation and Advanced Settings" and "Updating the System"...
  • Page 330 NOTE: If the [Select an operation] dialog box does not appear, start \SETUP.EXE from CD-ROM drive. Select [Install Windows Server 2003]. Then, a dialog box asks to select the upgrade or clear installation. Select "Upgrade (recommended)" and click the Next. Follow the messages and continue.
  • Page 331: Driver Installation And Advanced Settings

    DRIVER INSTALLATION AND ADVANCED SETTINGS This section describes how to install and setup various standard drivers mounted on the device. For the information on installing and setting up the driver that is not described in this section, please refer to the document attached to the driver.
  • Page 332: Installing Scsi Controller Driver (Initio 101 Or Adaptec 29320

    1. Click Start menu, Click [Settings] and Click [Network Connections]. The [Network Connections] dialog box appears. 2. Right-click [Local Area Connection] and click [Properties] from pop-up menu. Click [Configure]. The property dialog box for network adapter appears. Click the [Advanced] and specify the [Link Speed & Duplex] value the same as the value specified for HUB. Click [OK] on the property dialog box for network adapter.
  • Page 333: Installing Scsi Controller Driver (Scsi U160 Pci-Atx-64B

    The installation of the driver is completed. Restart the system according to the message appeared on the screen. Installing SCSI Controller Driver (SCSI U160 PCI-ATX-64b) If you use SCSI controller driver (SCSI U160 PCI-ATX-64b), update your system with EXPRESSBUILDER CD-ROM attached to your system.
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  • Page 335: Appendix F

    Appendix F Product Configuration Record Table Use this table for information about setup and system environment change. Hardware Main Unit Model name Serial No. Date Installed Processor Clock Serial No. Date Installed Clock Serial No. Date Installed Clock Serial No. Date Installed Clock Serial No.
  • Page 336 Backup Device Slot 1 Size Capacity Serial No. (Optional) Model name Type number Date Installed PCI Slot #1 Model name Serial No. Date Installed PCI Slot #2 Model name Serial No. Date Installed PCI Slot #3 Model name Serial No. Date Installed PCI Slot #4 Model name...
  • Page 337: Software

    Software Firmware version Operating system Name: Version: Application of RUR media Apply Name: Version: File system HPFS NTFS Others ( Bundled software installed Licensed software installed Application running when a failure occurred...
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