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HP IP and Server Console Switches G2
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This document is for the person who installs racks and rack products. This procedure is performed only by trained personnel. HP assumes you are
qualified in performing installations and trained in recognizing hazards in rack products.
Part Number: 585313-002a
May 2013
Edition: 2

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  • Page 1: User Guide

    User Guide Abstract This document is for the person who installs racks and rack products. This procedure is performed only by trained personnel. HP assumes you are qualified in performing installations and trained in recognizing hazards in rack products. Part Number: 585313-002a...

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    © Copyright 2009, 2013 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty. HP shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Cascading two HP Server Console Switches G2 .................... 26 Example of an HP Server Console Switch G2 cascade configuration ............. 27 Cascading an HP Server Console Switch G2 under an HP IP Console Switch G2 ..........28 Configuring the console switch ..................... 29 The user interfaces............................

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Using the user interfaces ..........................31 Local console user interface ......................... 31 Target devices ............................31 Filtering target devices ..........................32 Appliance tools ............................32 Upgrading the console switch firmware ....................33 Saving the console switch configuration or user database ..............34 Restoring the console switch configuration or user database ..............

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Turkey RoHS material content declaration ..................... 76 Ukraine RoHS material content declaration ....................76 Warranty information ..........................76 Support and other resources ......................77 Before you contact HP ..........................77 HP contact information ..........................77 Acronyms and abbreviations ......................78 Documentation feedback ......................80 Index ............................

  • Page 6: Product Features, Overview Of Features, Kvm Switching Capabilities

    Product features Overview of features HP offers two types of console switches that provide flexible, centralized control of data center servers and infrastructure appliances: • HP IP Console Switch G2 • HP Server Console Switch G2 NOTE: Unless otherwise specified, console switch refers to both the HP IP Console Switch and the HP Server Console Switch.

  • Page 7: True Serial Capabilities, Local And Remote User Interfaces, Virtual Media Capabilities, Smart Card Capabilities

    True serial capabilities The console switch supports the HP Serial G2 Adapter, which provides true serial capabilities. You can directly launch an SSH or Telnet session or launch a serial viewer from the local console UI or remote OBWI to establish a serial console session.

  • Page 8

    IMPORTANT: The FIPS mode of operation is initially disabled and must be enabled to operate. IMPORTANT: The Setup port factory default setting automatically disables the FIPS module. KVM switches use an embedded FIPS 140-2 validated cryptographic module (Cerificate #1051) running on a Linux PPC platform per FIPS 140-2 Implementation Guidance section G.5 guidelines (http://csrc.nist.gov/groups/STM/cmvp/documents/fips140-2/FIPS1402IG.pdf).

  • Page 9: Component Identification, Hp Server G2 Console Switch Components, Hp Ip G2 Console Switch Components

    Component identification HP Server G2 Console Switch components Item Description Power supply status indicator LEDs LAN connector Tiering chain port RJ-45 serial setup port Console A VGA connector Console A USB ports Console B VGA connector Console B USB ports...

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    Item Description Power supply status indicator LEDs LAN 1 LAN 2 S1, S2, and S3 (reserved for future use) Tiering chain port RJ-45 serial setup port Local console VGA Local console USB ports Interface adapter ports (1-4) Interface adapter ports (5-8) Power connectors A &...

  • Page 11: Interface Adapters

    Interface adapters Interface adapters that support Virtual Media have two LEDs on the front of the RJ-45 connector. Item Description When lit, this LED indicates that the interface adapter has power from the server. When lit, this LED indicates that there is an active console session with the interface adapter.

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    Video connector RJ-45 connector USB connector (for Virtual Media only) Mouse connector Keyboard connector Serial interface adapter G2 Item Description RJ-45 serial connector (to RJ-45/DB9 adapter or to a Cisco appliance) Power connector (mate to USB power connector or power...

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    USB interface adapter with Virtual Media and CAC Item Description Video connector RJ-45 connector USB connector PS2 interface adapter with Virtual Media and CAC Item Description Video connector Mouse connector Keyboard connector USB connector (for Virtual Media only) RJ-45 connector To determine which interface adapter you should use, see Selecting an interface adapter (on page 23).

  • Page 14: Installing The Console Switch, Installation Overview, Rack-mount Safety Instructions, Installation Checklist, Console Switch Kit Contents

    Installing the console switch Installation overview This product ships with rack-mounting brackets for easy integration into the rack. Before installing this product and other components in the rack cabinet (if they are not already installed), stabilize the rack in a permanent location.

  • Page 15: Required Items Not Included, Required Tools, Rack-mounting The Console Switch, Performing A Standard-mount Installation

    ("Installing the interface adapter" on page 23) One interface adapter is needed for each server or device. Serial HP BladeSystem • UTP CAT 5 or better cable • Cage nuts and M6 screws (included with your original rack hardware kit)

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    Attach the long 1U brackets to the console switch using four of the screws you removed. Discard the two remaining screws. If not already installed, install a cage nut behind each rear rail. Slide the console switch into the rear of the 1U product. Secure the console switch to the rails using two M-6 screws, one on each side.

  • Page 17: Performing A Cantilever-mount Installation, Performing A Side-mount Installation

    Performing a cantilever-mount installation Remove the six screws, three on each side, from the console switch. Attach the long 1U brackets to the console switch using four of the screws you removed. Discard the two remaining screws. Install up to six cage nuts. Secure the console switch to the rails using the appropriate number of M-6 screws.

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    Attach the side-mounting brackets to the console switch using four of the screws you removed. Discard the two remaining screws. Slide the side-mounting bracket tabs into the U locations on each side of the rack. Installing the console switch 18...

  • Page 19: Connecting The Console Switch

    Install four cage nuts into the side-mounting bracket U locations. Secure the console switch to the rails, using four M-6 screws, two on each side. NOTE: Some racks enable you to use four sheet metal screws in place of M-6 screws and cage nuts.

  • Page 20: Verifying Connections

    WARNING: To reduce the risk of electric shock or damage to the equipment: • Do not disable the power cord grounding plug. The grounding plug is an important safety feature. Plug the power cord into a grounded (earthed) electrical outlet that is easily accessible at all •...

  • Page 21: Rear Panel Power Status Leds, Rear Panel Ethernet Connection Leds

    HP IP Console Viewer overview If you want the HP IP Console Viewer software to configure your console switch, you must install it. The HP IP Console Viewer enables you to remotely organize and manage your local KVM and serial appliances, as well as any device connected to them within your datacenter.

  • Page 22

    Ethernet can be used, a dedicated, switched 100Base-T or 1000Base-T network provides improved performance. Installing the console switch 22...

  • Page 23: Installing The Interface Adapter, Interface Adapter Overview, Selecting An Interface Adapter

    HP Serial G2 True serial AF625A Provides access to the serial For servers that require access to the console serial console and all serial-managed devices *Not supported for use with HP ProLiant G7 servers or earlier Installing the interface adapter 23...

  • Page 24: Connecting The Interface Adapter

    Connecting the interface adapter NOTE: If you use the HP USB with Virtual Media interface adapter to connect to your ProLiant server, test the functionality of your keyboard and mouse at the BIOS level before you load your operating system.

  • Page 25: Cascading Console Switches, Cascading Console Switches Overview, Cascading Console Switches Matrix

    Cascading console switches Cascading console switches overview The G2 console switches support two levels of cascading or tiering devices. You can cascade multiple console switches to increase the number of devices available from a single access point. When cascading console switches with Virtual Media, verify the following: •...

  • Page 26: Cascading Two Hp Server Console Switches G2

    Virtual Media. Cascading two HP Server Console Switches G2 The following figure shows two HP Server Console Switches G2 cascaded together. The top console switch is the primary console switch and the bottom console switch is the secondary console switch.

  • Page 27: Example Of An Hp Server Console Switch G2 Cascade Configuration

    Example of an HP Server Console Switch G2 cascade configuration Item Description Servers Interface adapters (USB 2.0 interface adapter with Virtual Media or PS2 interface adapter with Virtual Media) UTP CAT5 cable Local console KVM cables Local console monitor Primary console switch Servers Interface adapters (USB 2.0 interface adapter with Virtual...

  • Page 28: Cascading An Hp Server Console Switch G2 Under An Hp Ip Console Switch G2

    HP IP Console Switch G2 The following figure shows an HP Server Console Switch G2 cascaded to an HP IP Console Switch G2. Do not use interface adapters to cascade console switches. If interface adapters are used to cascade console switches, you do not have a seamless integration, and you lose Virtual Media support.

  • Page 29: Configuring The Console Switch, The User Interfaces

    The following sessions are available from either interface: • KVM—Enables you to control the keyboard, monitor, and mouse functions of individual target devices that are connected to the switch during real-time operation. For more information, see the HP IP Console Viewer User Guide. •...

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    Operating System Microsoft Internet Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome version 10 or later version 19 or later Explorer version Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Standard, Enterprise or Web Edition Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition or Professional Microsoft Windows 7 and 8 Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Microsoft Windows 2008 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6 Canonical Ubuntu 12.04...

  • Page 31: Using The User Interfaces, Local Console User Interface, Target Devices

    The Target Device page enables you to view the name, type, and status of every interface adapter visible to the console switch. If you are connected to an HP IP Console Switch, you can launch a session with an interface adapter.

  • Page 32: Filtering Target Devices, Appliance Tools

    Select Unit View>Target Devices. The Target Device page appears. NOTE: HP recommends editing the interface adapter name so that it matches the name of the device it is connected to. Select the name of the interface adapter you want to view. The Unit Overview page appears. The following properties appear: Device name—Edit to match the name of the interface adapter it is connected to...

  • Page 33: Upgrading The Console Switch Firmware

    • Save Application Trap MIB Upgrading the console switch firmware HP recommends updating your console switch with the latest firmware available. CAUTION: Do not disconnect an interface adapter during a firmware upgrade or power cycling. The interface adapter becomes inoperable and must be returned to the factory for repair.

  • Page 34: Saving The Console Switch Configuration Or User Database

    From the Tools list, select Upgrade Firmware. NOTE: The Filesystem option is only available if you are logged in from the remote OBWI. Select one of the following options to load the firmware file: Filesystem—Select Browse to specify the location of the firmware upgrade file. TFTP—Enter the server IP address and firmware file to load.

  • Page 35: Restoring The Console Switch Configuration Or User Database, Viewing System Information

    Select Unit View>Appliance>Properties>Identity. The following properties appear: Part number Serial number NOTE: HP recommends completing the Location information for the appliance, so that all appliances can be logically organized in the software. Select Unit View>Appliance>Properties>Location. The following properties appear: Site...

  • Page 36: System Alerts, Network Settings, General Network Settings

    System alerts In the top right-hand header of the interface, any current system alert appears. The following alerts might appear: • Power supply failure • Elevated ambient temperature • Fan failure Network settings Only Administrators can make changes to the network settings. All other users can view network settings, but cannot make changes.

  • Page 37: Dns Settings, Ntp Settings, Snmp Settings

    ICMP Ping Reply HTTP Port HTTPS Port Configure the network settings for either IPv4 or IPv6 mode. The default setting is IPv4 with BOOTP enabled. The console switch is dual-stack capable, so both can be configured simultaneously. DNS settings To configure DNS settings: Select Unit View>Appliance>Appliance Settings>DNS.

  • Page 38: Enabling Snmp Traps

    Select Unit View>Appliance>Appliance Settings>SNMP. The SNMP page appears. To enable SNMP, select the Enable SNMP checkbox. Enter the appropriate information in the following fields: Name Description Contact NOTE: The community name fields can be up to 64 characters in length. If SNMP is enabled, these fields cannot be left blank.

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    Select Unit View>Appliance>Appliance Settings>Auditing>Events. The Events page appears. Select the checkbox for each SNMP trap you want sent to the management station. Select Unit View>Appliance>Appliance Settings>Auditing>Destinations. The Event Destination page appears. Configuring the console switch 39...

  • Page 40: Ports, Interface Adapter Ports

    Select Delete Offline. Configuring interface adapter USB speed NOTE: Configuring the interface adapter speed is only applicable to the HP USB with Virtual Media Interface Adapter (AF603A) and the HP PS2 with Virtual Media Interface Adapter (AF604A). Select Unit View>Appliance>Appliance Settings>Ports>IAs. The Appliance IAs page appears.

  • Page 41: Cascade Devices Ports, Local Console Ui Settings

    CAUTION: Do not disconnect an interface adapter during a firmware upgrade or power cycling. The interface adapter becomes inoperable and must be returned to the factory for repair. To upgrade the interface adapter firmware: Select Unit View>Appliance>Appliance Settings>Ports>IAs. The Appliance IAs page appears. Select the checkbox next to the interface adapter you want to upgrade.

  • Page 42: Configuring Sessions, Configuring General Session Settings

    Select Unit View>Appliance>Appliance Settings>Ports>Local Port UI. The Local Port UI Settings page appears. In the Invoke Local Port UI, select the checkbox of one or more methods of launching a local console UI session. Configure the following parameters: Local port user settings Scan mode Keyboard Setup port settings...

  • Page 43

    Configure the following parameters: In the Enable Inactivity Timeout checkbox, select or clear the checkbox. In the Inactivity Timeout field, select the number of minutes of inactive time you want to pass before the session closes. In the Login Timeouts field, select the number of seconds of inactive time you want to allow before failing an authentication request.

  • Page 44: Configuring Kvm Session Settings, Configuring Virtual Media Session Settings

    Configuring KVM Session settings Select Unit View> Appliance> Appliance Settings> Sessions> KVM. The KVM Session Settings page appears. Configure the following parameters: Select an Encryption Level for your keyboard and mouse. Select an Encryption Level for your video. Select the language of the keyboard you are using. Select the monitor resolution you are using: either Standard or Widescreen.

  • Page 45

    Select Unit View> Appliance> Appliance Settings> Sessions> Virtual Media. The Appliance Virtual Media Session Settings page appears. Configure the Session Settings: Locked sessions—Locks the Virtual Media session to the KVM session. If you enable the Locked session setting, your Virtual Media session is disconnected if the KVM session is disconnected. Reserved—Ensures that a Virtual Media connection can only be accessed by the user that established the session.

  • Page 46: Configuring Serial Session Settings, Setting Up Serial Access From A Command Line

    Configuring Serial Session settings Select Unit View> Appliance> Appliance Settings> Sessions> Serial. The Appliance Serial Session Settings page appears. Select the Telnet Access Enabled checkbox, if you want to enable Telnet. SSH communication is enabled by default. To connect to the console switch using SSH, you must have a password assigned to the user account, as required by SSH.

  • Page 47: User Accounts, Local User Accounts

    User accounts The local console UI and remote OBWI require login security through administrator-defined user accounts. Administrators can add or delete users, as well as define users' preemption and access levels. The following allowed operations are defined by user level: Operation Access level: Access level:...

  • Page 48: Mergepoint Access Settings

    Select Add. The Add Appliance Local User Account page appears. Enter the Username and Password of the new user. Select the Access Level. Highlight all available target devices the user is assigned to, and then select Add. To edit a user: Select the checkbox next to the user you want to edit.

  • Page 49: Configuring Ldap

    To configure MergePoint Access settings: Select Unit View>Appliance>Appliance Settings>User Accounts>MergePoint Access. The Appliance MergePoint Access Settings page appears. Configure MergePoint Access settings. Configuring LDAP NOTE: Unless otherwise specified, use the LDAP default values, unless Active Directory has been reconfigured. Modifying the default values might cause LDAP authentication server communication errors.

  • Page 50: Ldap Search

    LDAP server and the target device are sent as non-secure clear text. Use LDAPS for secure encrypted communication. For more information about LDAP configuration, see the HP IP Console Viewer User Guide. LDAP search...

  • Page 51: Ldap Query

    Select Unit View>Appliance>Appliance Settings>User Accounts>LDAP>Search. The Appliance LDAP Search page appears. NOTE: The LDAP Search and Query parameters can only be configured if LDAP Authentication is enabled on the LDAP Overview ("Configuring LDAP" on page 49) page. Configure the Search parameters: Search DN—Defines the administrator-level user that the target device uses to log into the directory service.

  • Page 52

    Select Unit View>Appliance>Appliance Settings>User Accounts>LDAP>Query. The Appliance LDAP Query page appears. NOTE: The LDAP Search and Query parameters can only be configured if LDAP Authentication is enabled on the LDAP Overview ("Configuring LDAP" on page 49) page. Configure the Query Mode parameters for: Appliance—Used to authenticate administrators and users attempting to access the console switch itself.

  • Page 53: Override Admin, Connections, Active Sessions

    Group Container—Specifies the OU created in Active Directory by the administrator as the location for group objects. Group objects can contain users, computers, contacts, and other groups, each assigned with a certain access level. Group Container Mask—Defines the object type of the Group Container, normally an OU. The default value is ou=%1.

  • Page 54: Local Sessions, Scan Mode

    Scan mode NOTE: Scan mode is only available when you are using the local console UI or the HP IP Console Viewer software. If you are using remote OBWI, the Scan button is disabled. In Scan mode, the console switch automatically scans from port to port (target device to target device). You can scan multiple devices or specify exactly which devices to scan.

  • Page 55: Disconnecting An Active Session

    Select Scan. To configure the scan time interval, see Local console UI settings (on page 41). Disconnecting an active session Select Unit View>Active Sessions. The Appliance Sessions page appears. Select the checkbox next to the target device session you want to close. Select Disconnect.

  • Page 56: Video Session Viewer, The Video Session Viewer Overview

    • 32-bit color setting requires 6.8 MB of memory per window HP recommends having no more than three simultaneous Video Session Viewer windows open. More than four windows open simultaneously might affect system performance. You might receive an out-of-memory error, and the requested Video Session Viewer window will not open.

  • Page 57: Changing The Toolbar

    The following view of the Video Session Viewer is in normal window mode. Item Description Title bar—Displays the name of the server you are viewing To access the menu bar, place your cursor in the middle bottom of the title bar. Menu bar—Enables you to access features Server desktop—Enables you to interact with the server through this desktop...

  • Page 58: Launching A Session, Session Time-out, Adjusting The View

    Choose one of the following options: From the Video Viewer window menu, select Tools>Session Options. Select the Session Options button. The Session Options page appears. Select the Toolbar tab. Use the arrow keys to specify the number of minutes you want to pass before hiding the toolbar. Select OK to save and close.

  • Page 59: Window Size, Video Session Viewer Tasks, Closing A Session

    Video Session Viewer tasks For a complete list of tasks and operations handled through the Video Session Viewer, see the "Managing remote servers through the Video Session Viewer" section in the HP IP Console Viewer User Guide. Closing a session To close a Video Viewer session, select File>Exit.

  • Page 60: Using Virtual Media, Virtual Media Overview

    You can also add and map an .iso or floppy image file on the local client as a virtual drive on the target server if you are using the HP IP Console Viewer.

  • Page 61: Virtual Media Resources, Configuring Virtual Media, Sharing And Preemption Considerations, Virtual Media Dialog Box

    Virtual Media resources cannot be shared between a local console and a remote console. For example, a remote user using the HP IP Console Viewer cannot use a Virtual Media resource attached to the local console USB hub. Only Virtual Media resources directly connected to the client's computer, running the HP IP Console Viewer, can be mapped to a target server.

  • Page 62: Using Virtual Media Through The Video Session Viewer, Using Local Virtual Media

    Using local Virtual Media For local Virtual Media to work properly, you must have an HP Server Console Switch with Virtual Media or an HP IP Console Switch with Virtual Media as the console switch. You must also have an interface adapter with Virtual Media connecting each server to the console switch.

  • Page 63: Using Virtual Media In A Two-level Cascade Configuration

    Description Local user USB media device Console switch (HP Server Console Switch with Virtual Media or HP IP Console Switch with Virtual Media) Secondary console switch (HP Server Console Switch with Virtual Media) USB 2.0 interface adapter with Virtual Media...

  • Page 64: Using Smart Cards, Smart Card Overview, Using A Smart Card Through Video Session Viewer

    Using smart cards Smart card overview You can use a smart card, also referred to as a CAC, with your console switch when two-factor authentication is required. NOTE: To use a smart card reader with a target device, you must first connect the target device to a console switch using a smart card capable interface adapter.

  • Page 65: Ldap, Ldap Overview, Ldap Configuration, Setting Up Active Directory For Performing Queries

    LDAP LDAP overview LDAP is a vendor-independent protocol standard used for accessing, querying, and updating a directory using TCP/IP. Based on the X.500 Directory Services model, LDAP is a global directory structure that supports strong security features, including authentication, privacy, and integrity. If individual user accounts are stored on an LDAP-enabled directory service, such as Active Directory, you can use the directory service to authenticate users.

  • Page 66: Console Switch Serial Management, Establishing Lan Connections, Connecting To The Serial Management And Setup Port

    Connecting to the serial management and setup port Requirements: • The G2 console switches use an RJ-45 serial port instead of the DB9 port. A DB9 DCE female to RJ-45 serial adapter is included with the console switch. • A UTP CAT5 or better cable, with standard CAT5 pinouts To connect to the serial management and setup port: Connect the DB9 adapter to an available COM port on the computer you will use to manage the switch.

  • Page 67: Using The Main Menu

    NOTE: The following example uses Red Hat Linux 3.0. For more information, refer to your Linux operating system Help or documentation. IMPORTANT: Minicom is a utility that is loaded during the installation of Linux. However, if you do not select the option to install the Linux Utilities during the operating system installation, you cannot use Minicom without downloading the Minicom X.X.i386.rpm file from the Red Hat website.

  • Page 68: Network Configuration, Enable Debug Messages, Reset Appliance, Exit

    To access the Main Menu: Establish a terminal session, and then press Enter. The Main Menu appears. Network Configuration The Network Configuration option enables you to set the network speed and either IPv4 or IPv6 settings. Enable Debug Messages The Enable Debug Messages option enables you to debug the system. Select yes to debug the system. Reset Appliance The Reset Appliance option reboots the server console switch.

  • Page 69: Configuring The Console Switch Nic, Recovering A Lost Console Switch Serial Management Password

    Configuration menu. To specify an IPv4 or IPv6 IP address, select Option 2—IP Configuration, and then select the IP address you want to configure. HP recommends using a static IP address for IPv4. The console switch has Dual Stack capability.

  • Page 70: Firmware, Upgrading The Firmware, Enabling Tftp For Microsoft Windows Operating Systems

    Firmware Upgrading the firmware The console switch upgrade feature enables you to upgrade the console switch and interface adapters with the latest available firmware through the local UI or remote OBWI. For more information, see "Upgrading the console switch firmware (on page 33)" or "Upgrading the interface adapter firmware (on page 40)." CAUTION: Do not disconnect an interface adapter during a firmware upgrade or power cycling.

  • Page 71: Verifying Tftp For Linux Operating Systems

    To enable TFTP for Linux operating systems (KDE): Go to the main menu and select Control Panel>Services. In the Service Configuration menu, verify that the xinetd checkbox is selected to start at boot. -or- If the checkbox is not selected, select the box and click Save. Find TFTP in the list of services and highlight it.

  • Page 72: Troubleshooting, Console Switch Troubleshooting

    Morse code SOS. supply status indicator LEDs does not appear and the other blinks irregularly. Verify that all of the console switches are HP switches, and are upgraded with the latest The system does not firmware. recognize the cascaded console switches.

  • Page 73: Connection Length Table

    Problem Troubleshooting Use the printenv command to show the TERM assigned under Linux. It can be When connecting a matched appropriately with other termcap entries by editing the profile or setting the serial interface adapter TERM equal to "ansi". For PC keyboards, ANSI is the most compatible emulation. to a server running Red -or- Hat Linux, SLES, or...

  • Page 74

    1680 x 1050 1440 x 900 1280 x 800 1024 x 640 800 x 500 Total cable length @ 60 Hz @ 60 Hz @ 60 Hz @ 60 Hz @ 60 Hz 15 m (50 ft) — — — —...

  • Page 75: Frequently Asked Questions, Console Switch Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently asked questions Console switch frequently asked questions Question Answer Yes, they are hot-pluggable to the console switch. Using PS2 Are the interface adapters hot-pluggable? connections to servers might not be hot-pluggable. Are the keyboard, monitor, and mouse connections on the console switch hot-pluggable? Are the server connections on the console switch hot-pluggable? Yes, the console switch can be mounted in a round-hole rack...

  • Page 76: Regulatory Information, Safety And Regulatory Compliance, Turkey Rohs Material Content Declaration

    Regulatory information Safety and regulatory compliance For safety, environmental, and regulatory information, see Safety and Compliance Information for Server, Storage, Power, Networking, and Rack Products, available at the HP website (http://www.hp.com/support/Safety-Compliance-EnterpriseProducts). Turkey RoHS material content declaration Ukraine RoHS material content declaration Warranty information HP ProLiant and X86 Servers and Options (http://www.hp.com/support/ProLiantServers-Warranties)

  • Page 77: Support And Other Resources, Before You Contact Hp, Hp Contact Information

    Active Health System log (HP ProLiant Gen8 or later products) Download and have available an Active Health System log for 3 days before the failure was detected. For more information, see the HP iLO 4 User Guide or HP Intelligent Provisioning User Guide on the HP website (http://www.hp.com/go/ilo/docs).

  • Page 78: Acronyms And Abbreviations

    Bootstrap Protocol Common Access Card cyclic redundant checks electronic identification number Generation 2 GNOME GNU Network Object Model Environment HP SIM HP Systems Insight Manager interface adapter identification keyboard, video, and mouse LDAP Lightweight Directory Access Protocol Acronyms and abbreviations 78...

  • Page 79

    OBWI on-board Web interface on-screen display Red Hat Package Manager Systems Insight Manager SLES SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Secure Shell TFTP Trivial File Transfer Protocol universal serial bus unshielded twisted pair Acronyms and abbreviations 79...

  • Page 80: Documentation Feedback

    Documentation feedback HP is committed to providing documentation that meets your needs. To help us improve the documentation, send any errors, suggestions, or comments to Documentation Feedback (mailto:docsfeedback@hp.com). Include the document title and part number, version number, or the URL when submitting your feedback.

  • Page 81: Index

    General network settings 36 configuring, local console UI 29 connecting, console switch 19 connecting, interface adapter 24 connection length 73 HP IP Console Viewer 21 connection problems 30 HP technical support 77 connections, appliance 53 HyperTerminal, configuring 66 connections, verfiying 20...

  • Page 82

    installation, side mount 17 network settings, general 36 installation, standard-mount 15 network settings, NTP 37 installing the console switch 14 network settings, SNMP 37 installing the interface adapter 23 NTP settings 37 interface adapter 23 interface adapter ports 40, 41 interface adapter, components 11 Override Admin 53 interface adapter, connecting 24...

  • Page 83

    side-mount 17 Virtual Media 7, 60 smart card 7 Virtual media and serial interface adapters 21 smart cards, overview 64 Virtual Media parameters, configuring 61 SNMP settings 37 Virtual Media, dialog box 61 Virtual Media, local 62 SNMP traps 38 SNMP traps, enabling 38 Virtual Media, overview 60 standard-mount (1U) 15...

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