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HP Modular Cooling System 200
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: 749805-002
February 2014
Edition: 2

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  • Page 1 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: 749805-002...
  • Page 2 © Copyright 2013, 2014 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

    Logging in through the web interface ....................35 Connecting an alarm device to the management module alarm relay ............. 37 Serial interface ........................... 38 HP Modular Cooling System Utility overview ....................38 Main menu ........................... 38 Configuring HyperTerminal ........................43 Configuring Minicom ..........................
  • Page 4 Environmental specifications ......................58 HP 642 1200mm Rack specifications ......................58 Replaceable parts and maintenance and service information ............59 Obtaining replaceable parts ........................59 Maintenance and service ......................... 59 Air and water heat exchanger maintenance ..................59 Water quality and leveling requirements, and condensation management ......... 60 Water quality requirements and specifications ....................
  • Page 5: Overview

    HP racks. The installed equipment takes in cold air through the front of the closed MCS-200 and uses the air for internal cooling. After the air has been warmed, the MCS-200 expels the air through the rear vents.
  • Page 6 Item Reference Control valve Flow meter Humidity sensor Rear extension Heat exchanger unit TFT touchscreen display Fan units (4 fans by default, 6 fans maximum) Management module Unit top view NOTE: For easier viewing, the canopies were removed in the previous illustration. Item Reference Water module...
  • Page 7: Configuration Factors

    Modular Cooling System 200/100 Options Installation Guide. Safety information The HP Modular Cooling System is tested to the maximum pressure (PS) of 8 bar (116 PSI) without fluid trapped inside by closed, external valves. If valves are installed on the external pipe work that could potentially trap fluid inside the MCS-200 unit, special precautions must be taken.
  • Page 8: Installation

    USB program cable* (1) • Access panel (1) • Bracket (2) • M6 trilobe flathead screw (2) • M6 flathead screw (2) *This item might ship preinstalled on the MCS-200 unit rather than in the standard kit contents package. Installation 8...
  • Page 9: Hardware Kit Contents

    Hardware kit contents If any of the following items are missing or damaged, contact your HP authorized reseller. Item Description Quantity M6 screws M6 cage nuts Cage nut tool T-25 bit socket Allen key Door/side panel key Quarter turn hook and loop strap Leveling pads Extra hardware might be included for your convenience.
  • Page 10: Installing The Mcs-200

    The MCS-200 unit and rack are shipped together on a heavy duty shock pallet weighing approximately 1600 kg (3600 lb). HP recommends hiring professional movers to move the heavy duty shock pallet, remove the MCS-200 unit and rack from the pallet, and move the MCS-200 unit and rack to the final location.
  • Page 11 Plug the network cable into the RJ-45 connector on the transfer switch in the top of MCS-200 unit. Plug the other end of the network cable into your network connection outlet. WARNING: Before you connect the power cords to a power source, be sure that the unit is properly grounded for potential equalization caused by high leakage current.
  • Page 12 If you are using a secondary power cord, plug it into the power connector on the right. Guide the other ends of the power cords through the MCS-200, and then plug them into an appropriate power source.
  • Page 13: Powering Up And Configuring The Unit

    If the rear extension is installed, this step is optional. Using two M6 trilobe flathead screws, secure the two brackets to the MCS-200 unit frame. For more details on how to install the brackets, see the HP Modular Cooling System 200/100 Options Installation Guide.
  • Page 14 If you are connecting through the virtual serial port with the provided USB cable, then you must download and install the USB driver, available from the HP website (http://www.hp.com). Using the USB cable provided, connect a PC to the USB port on the management module.
  • Page 15 In the password field, enter the password. The default password is Admin. The Main Menu screen appears. Enter the product ID and serial number on the 1 Network Configuration line. The product ID and 10-digit serial number are located on a label inside the rear MCS-200 unit door. Installation 15...
  • Page 16 From the Main Menu screen, select 3 Factory Default. and press Enter. The Default Product Identification screen appears. To set the product ID, select 2 Product ID MCS and press Enter. To set the serial number, select 3 Serial Number MCS and press Enter. To return to the Main Menu screen, press Esc.
  • Page 17 From the Main Menu screen, select 1 Network Configuration and press Enter. The Menu Network Configuration screen appears. Installation 17...
  • Page 18 Select 1 IP Configuration and press Enter. The IP Configuration screen appears. To disable DHCP, select 4 Enable/Disable DHCP and press Enter. Select 1 IP Address, and then enter the new IP address. Select 2 IP Subnet mask, and then enter the IP subnet mask. Select 3 IP Def.
  • Page 19 Return to the Main Menu Network Configuration screen. Select 4 Activate Actual Values and press Enter. To reboot, at the prompt, enter y. You must reboot to activate the IP settings, product ID, and serial number values. Access the Management module through the web interface: Launch a supported browser.
  • Page 20 Click Sign In. Click Setup>Accounts, and then change the default Web Admin and Web User passwords. Click Save Settings. Optional, but HP-recommended: Click Setup>Management>Remote Access, and then select SSL Enable. Installation 20...
  • Page 21 Optional: Enter an SSL key. Click Save Settings. To set up your trap receivers, click Setup>Management>Trap Receivers. Click Save Settings. Installation 21...
  • Page 22: Configuring The Ip Address Through The Web Interface

    Optional, but HP-recommended: To set up your SNMP managers, click Setup>Management>SNMP Managers. Click Save Settings. Configuring the IP address through the web interface View the IP address received from DHCP on the operator display. Access the Management module through the web interface: Launch a supported browser.
  • Page 23 Click Sign In. Click Setup>Network. To disable DHCP, click the radio button. The default setting is enabled. Whenever you make a change regarding DHCP, you must restart the server. A new screen will appear prompting you to restart. — To restart the server immediately, select Yes. —...
  • Page 24 Log in to the new IP address. Click Setup>Accounts, and then change the default Web Admin and Web User passwords. Click Save Settings. (Optional, but HP-recommended) Click Setup>Management>Remote Access, select SSL Enable. (Optional) Enter an SSL key. Click Save Settings.
  • Page 25: Connecting Water To The Facility

    (Optional, but HP-recommended) To set up your SNMP managers, click Setup>Management>SNMP Managers. Click Save Settings. For more information on adjusting the management module settings through the web interface, see the HP Modular Cooling System 200/100 Web Interface User Guide. Connecting water to the facility...
  • Page 26 Route the water hoses from the HP Modular Cooling System Hook Up Kit through the floor cut-out, and then use a hose wrench to install each main hose to the MCS-200 unit. For information on floor cut out dimensions, see the HP Modular Cooling System 200/100 Site Preparation Guide.
  • Page 27 Enter the password in the Password field. The default password is Admin. Click Sign In. Click Setup>Advanced. In the Temperature Control field, select Manual, and then click Save Settings. You can now set the Fan Speed Target and Water Valve fields manually. In the Water Valve field, to open the valve completely, enter 100, and then click Save Settings.
  • Page 28 Turn on the water by opening the ball valves at the facility water line connections. In the web interface, click the Home tab. To verify that the water source is available and turned on, select the Overview menu, and then verify the Water Flow status.
  • Page 29 If necessary, remove trapped air from the heat exchanger by opening the bleeder valve on the top rear side of the cooling unit. To verify that the heat exchanger is bleeding correctly, verify that a few drops of condensation pass through the clear tube. After you have verified the flow and removed the air, in the web interface, click Setup>Advanced.
  • Page 30: Automatic Door Release Kit

    Automatic Door Release Kit Overview The Automatic Door Release Kit is designed as a safety mechanism in the event that the MCS-200 unit shuts off unexpectedly. If the MCS-200 unit shuts off unexpectedly, the electromagnetic locks on the front door, the rear master door, and the rear slave door are immediately deactivated.
  • Page 31 To test the Automatic Door Release feature: At the bottom of the screen, click the Door Opening Test button. A new screen appears. Choose one of the following: To begin the test and open the rack doors, click OK. To return to the Advanced screen, click Quit. NOTE: To avoid an increase in relative humidity, after completing the Door Opening test, be sure the doors are closed.
  • Page 32: Management Module

    Management module Management module overview The HP Modular Cooling System has a management module, which can be accessed remotely through the web interface. The management module analyzes, queries, and manages various measurements and warning and alarm messages from the unit.
  • Page 33: Management Module Components

    Water Outlet Temperature—Displays the temperature of the water after removing the server heat • Water Flow—Displays the value of the water flow in liters/gallons per minute Management module components The management module is located on the lower front of the MCS-200 unit, behind the front door. Item Reference Description C key...
  • Page 34: Accessing The Management Module Through A Terminal Emulation Program

    Launch a terminal emulation program such as HyperTerminal ("Configuring HyperTerminal" on page 43) or Minicom. For information about configuring the management module, see the HP Modular Cooling System Web Interface User Guide. Log in through the terminal emulation program ("Logging in through the terminal emulation program"...
  • Page 35: Web Interface Requirements

    Passwords are case-sensitive. Enter the password in the Password field. The default password is Admin. Choose one of the following options: Click Sign In. The HP Modular Cooling System web interface appears. To clear the credentials, click Clear. Management module 35...
  • Page 36 For instructions on changing the password, see the HP Modular Cooling System Web Interface User Guide. Only one Admin session and one User session are supported at a time. If a second session is initiated (after successful login) or a console session timeout occurs, sessions can be terminated. In both situations, the existing session is terminated and the login screen appears.
  • Page 37: Connecting An Alarm Device To The Management Module Alarm Relay

    24 V DC up to 100 mA is available directly from the management module or the alarm relay can switch up to 30 V at 1 A. For more information, see the HP Modular Cooling System 200/100 Web Interface User Guide. NOTE: The connection to the alarm relays is hard wired.
  • Page 38: Serial Interface

    First, log in to a terminal emulation program. ("Logging in through the terminal emulation program" on page 34) After you have successfully initiated a terminal emulation session, the HP Modular Cooling System Configuration Utility appears. • Open a submenu by entering the corresponding option number at the prompt.
  • Page 39 Option number Submenu Description Network Configuration Enter or change network properties for the management module. Info Page View parameters for the management module. Factory Default Change parameters back to default settings. Menu Network Configuration submenu Option number Submenu Description IP Configuration Enter or change the IP configuration for the management module.
  • Page 40 IP Configuration submenu Option number Submenu Description IP Address Enter or change the IP address for the management module. IP Subnet mask Enter or change the subnet mask for the management module. IP Def. Router Enter or change the default router for the management module.
  • Page 41 Change Passwords submenu Option number Submenu Description Console Password 'Admin' Change the Admin password. FTP Password 'ftpuser' Change the FTP user password. FTP Password 'ftpadmin' Change the FTP Admin password. HTTP Password 'User' Change the HTTP user password. HTTP Password 'Admin' Change the HTTP Admin password.
  • Page 42 Info page The Info page displays the following parameters: • IP Address • Subnetmask • Router/Gateway • MAC Address • SysName • SysContact • SysLocation • Software Version • Hardware Version • Firmware • Serial Number • Manufacture Date • CMC-Info Serial interface 42...
  • Page 43: Configuring Hyperterminal

    Factory Default submenu Option number Submenu Description Set to Factory Default Set the management module to factory default. Product ID MCS Set the MCS unit product ID. Serial Number MCS Set the MCS unit serial number. Configuring HyperTerminal From the Microsoft® Windows® desktop menu, click Start>All Programs>Accessories>Communication>HyperTerminal.
  • Page 44: Configuring Minicom

    When a connection is established, press Enter and then log in. The Main menu for the management module appears. Follow the onscreen options to configure the management module. Configuring Minicom NOTE: The following example uses Red Hat Linux 3.0. For more information, refer to your Linux operating system Help or documentation.
  • Page 45: Operator Display

    To scroll through the menu options, press the appropriate button on the bottom of the screen. Warning and alarm messages The following tables describe the possible warning and alarm messages that the MCS-200 unit sends to the management module. These messages appear on the operator display and on the web interface Alarms menu and Alarm History menu.
  • Page 46 Warning SNMP notification Warning Type of message Solution: Contact HP, or see the HP website (http://www.hp.com). HEX temperature out failed (Server Exhaust Temperature failed) Indicators Meaning HEX1, HEX2, or HEX3 Temp. Out Failed Operator display alarm message...
  • Page 47 Solution: Verify the water supply. Verify whether the water temperature is below or above the water temperature expected range. Contact your building supervisor. Contact HP, or see the HP website (http://www.hp.com). Water temperature output is out of range Indicators Meaning Water Temp.
  • Page 48 Verify the water supply. Contact HP, or see the HP website (http://www.hp.com). Water flow valve is closed Indicators Meaning Water Valve? Operator display alarm message Water Valve Failed Web interface alarm message Water flow valve is closed, and water flow is detected.
  • Page 49 Communication failure Indicators Meaning Comm. Failure I²C Operator display alarm message Comm. Failure I²C Web interface alarm message The management module cannot communicate with the MCS-200 unit Condition sensors. Any module or sensor Modules or sensors Critical SNMP notification Alarm...
  • Page 50 Temperature below threshold (Low Temperature Threshold field) Indicators Meaning Temperature too low Operator display alarm message Temperature too low Web interface alarm message The average server air temperature is lower than the temperature assigned Condition in the web interface Intake Temp tab Low Temperature Threshold field. Air temperature sensor Sensors Warning...
  • Page 51 Type of message Solution: Verify the water supply and that the MCS-200 unit is receiving water. Verify that the water pressure delta is accurate. Verify that the water flow loss emergency door opening temperature threshold is not less than 5°C (41°F) above or more than 20°C (68°F) above the Server Intake Temperature Set Point.
  • Page 52 Indicators Meaning The water level has exceeded the permissible level of the condensation Condition pump sensor. Condensation pump sensor Modules or sensors Warning SNMP notification Warning Type of message Solution: To determine the cause, look for leaks or condensation. If no leaks are found, adjust the temperature in the Excessive Moisture: Condensation Pump Cycles Warning Threshold field.
  • Page 53 Type of message Solution: Verify that both the front and rear doors are closed. Verify that the server load meets the minimum load specified for inlet water temperature in the HP Modular Cooling System 200/100 Site Preparation Guide. Operator display 53...
  • Page 54: Mcs-200 Frequently Asked Questions

    HP Modular Cooling System 200/100 Site Preparation Guide on the HP website. No, a false floor is not necessary to operate the MCS-200 unit. For Is a false floor necessary? more information, see the HP Modular Cooling System 200/100 Site Preparation Guide on the HP website.
  • Page 55 Configure to Order (CTO) is available. existing rack in my data center? Yes, the HP Expansion Rack Kit is available to install to your MCS-200 Can I cool two racks with one unit. You can cool a rack on either side of the MCS-200 unit.
  • Page 56: Troubleshooting

    Resolution The water flow is low or not flowing. For more information, see the "Temperature Control settings" section in the HP Modular Cooling System 200/100 Web Interface User Guide located on the Documentation CD included with this product. For more information, see the "Cooling performance parameters"...
  • Page 57: Specifications

    Specifications MCS-200 specifications Item Specification 230 VAC +/- 10%, 50 Hz and 277 VAC +/- 10%, 60 Hz Voltage 200.7 cm (79 in) Maximum height (including the rack) 90.4 cm (35.6 in) maximum Maximum width (including the rack) 151 cm (59.5 in) (Depth includes rear extension)
  • Page 58: Thermal And Air Flow Performance

    Non-operating altitude NOTE: For safety, the MCS-200 unit is equipped with a dew point sensor and control system which creates an alarm that sounds if the chilled water temperature is lower than the dew point temperature. This condition might create excessive condensation on the heat exchanger.
  • Page 59: Replaceable Parts And Maintenance And Service Information

    Replaceable parts and maintenance and service information Obtaining replaceable parts For more information on replaceable parts, see the HP Modular Cooling System Maintenance and Service Guide. Go to the HP website (http://www.hp.com/support). From the left menu bar, select Support and Troubleshooting Information.
  • Page 60: Water Quality And Leveling Requirements, And Condensation Management

    The water must not be so soft that it corrodes the materials that it comes into contact. You must periodically add new fresh water, and remove some of the enriched water. HP recommends a #30 mesh filter for filtering water fed to the MCS-200 and a 1 µm filter for prolonged performance.
  • Page 61: Frost Damage

    CAUTION: Contaminated water might cause decreased cooling capacity or disruption in service. The water flowing into the MCS-200 unit must meet the guidelines stated in the HP Modular Cooling System Site Preparation Guide. Damage caused by contaminated water is not covered by the MCS unit warranty.
  • Page 62: Leveling Requirements

    Non-stainless steel Iron components Leveling requirements Adjust the MCS leveling feet so that the unit is level. For more information about seismic area considerations, refer to the HP Modular Cooling System Site Preparation Guide on the HP website (http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/DocumentIndex.jsp?contentType=SupportManu al&lang=en&cc=us&docIndexId=64179&taskId=101&prodTypeId=3447589&prodSeriesId=3657806).
  • Page 63: Support And Other Resources

    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 64 HP specifies in the materials shipped with a replacement CSR part whether a defective part must be returned to HP. In cases where it is required to return the defective part to HP, you must ship the defective part back to HP within a defined period of time, normally five (5) business days. The defective part must be returned with the associated documentation in the provided shipping material.
  • Page 65 HP sono realizzati con numerosi componenti che possono essere riparati direttamente dal cliente (CSR, Customer Self Repair). Se in fase di diagnostica HP (o un centro di servizi o di assistenza HP) identifica il guasto come riparabile mediante un ricambio CSR, HP lo spedirà direttamente al cliente per la sostituzione.
  • Page 66 Si, durante la fase de diagnóstico, HP (o los proveedores o socios de servicio de HP) identifica que una reparación puede llevarse a cabo mediante el uso de un componente CSR, HP le enviará dicho componente directamente para que realice su sustitución. Los componentes CSR se clasifican en dos categorías:...
  • Page 67 HP se hará cargo de todos los gastos de envío y devolución de componentes y escogerá la empresa de transporte que se utilice para dicho servicio. Para obtener más información acerca del programa de Reparaciones del propio cliente de HP, póngase en contacto con su proveedor de servicios local.
  • Page 68 Opcional – Peças cujo reparo feito pelo cliente é opcional. Essas peças também são projetadas para o reparo feito pelo cliente. No entanto, se desejar que a HP as substitua, pode haver ou não a cobrança de taxa adicional, dependendo do tipo de serviço de garantia destinado ao produto.
  • Page 69 Support and other resources 69...
  • Page 70 Support and other resources 70...
  • Page 71: Regulatory Compliance Notices

    Regulatory compliance notices 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). Regulatory compliance notices 71...
  • Page 72: Acronyms And Abbreviations

    Acronyms and abbreviations Customer Self Repair DHCP Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol modular cooling system Secure Sockets Layer Acronyms and abbreviations 72...
  • Page 73: 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 74: Index

    Index accessing the management module 34 Info & Updates menu 42 alarm relay 37 installation instructions 8, 10 Alarms and warnings 45 installation, management card 8 authorized reseller 63 introduction 5 Automatic Door Release Kit 30 IP addresses, setting up 40 Both doors are open warning 45 kit contents 8, 9 condensation management 62...
  • Page 75 safety information 7, 71 serial interface 38 service information 59 site preparation 7 spares 59 specifications 57, 58 specifications, environmental 57 support 63 technical support 63 telephone numbers 63 Temperature above threshold (Warning Temperature Threshold field) 45 Temperature below threshold (Low Temperature Threshold field) 45 terminal emulator session 34 thermal air flow performance 58...