HP ProLiant DL380 G4
Storage Server installation
guide
This guide provides installation and configuration information for the HP
ProLiant DL380 G4 Storage Server with Microsoft® Windows® Storage
Server 2003 R2.
5697-5670
Part number: 5697-5670
First edition: March 2006

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    HP ProLiant DL380 G4 Storage Server installation guide This guide provides installation and configuration information for the HP ProLiant DL380 G4 Storage Server with Microsoft® Windows® Storage Server 2003 R2. 5697-5670 Part number: 5697-5670 First edition: March 2006...

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    Hewlett-Packard. The information contained in this document 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.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Equipment symbols ..... HP technical support .....

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    4 Configuring the server on the network . . . Before you begin ..... . Running the Rapid Startup Wizard ....5 Complete system configuration .

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    12 Automatic configuration settings ....13 Proxy server settings ....HP ProLiant DL380 G4 Storage Server installation guide...

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    Tables 1 Document conventions ....2 Network Access methods ....3 Installation and Configuration checklist .

  • Page 7: About This Guide, Intended Audience 7

    HP ProLiant DL380 G4 Storage Server (SAN Attach, Enterprise O/S) In addition to being printed and included in your product kit, this guide is also provided as a PDF printable document on the HP ProLiant Storage Server Documentation CD. Intended audience...

  • Page 8: Related Documentation

    Related documentation In addition to this guide, refer to the following documents for more information: • HP ProLiant DL380 G4 Storage Server administration guide • HP ProLiant 2U Rail installation instructions • HP Integrated Lights-Out 1.80 User Guide These documents are available on the Documentation CD or they can be obtained at http://www.hp.com/go/support...

  • Page 9: Document Conventions

    Emphasis of file and directory names, Monospace, system output, code, and text typed at the bold font command line Text symbols WARNING! Indicates that failure to follow directions could result in bodily harm or death. HP ProLiant DL380 G4 Storage Server installation guide...

  • Page 10: Equipment Symbols

    Provides additional information. TIP: Provides helpful hints and shortcuts. Equipment symbols The following equipment symbols may be found on HP ProLiant storage server hardware. WARNING! Any enclosed surface or area of the equipment marked with these symbols indicates the presence of electrical shock hazards. Enclosed area WARNING: To reduce the risk of contains no operator serviceable parts.

  • Page 11: Hp Technical Support

    HP technical support Telephone numbers for worldwide technical support are listed on the HP support web site: http://www.hp.com/support/ Collect the following information before calling: •...

  • Page 12: Hp Hardware Support Services

    OSEM, are used both as part of the ISEE remote service offering and as standalone tools to HP service customers. They are designed to send a notification only when an event or series of events has occurred that require service action.

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    SEA and OSEM are designed to filter these component events and only notify customers and/or HP Services when action needs to be taken to resolve or prevent an outage. As designed they will not report all events. Other utilities are available to monitor real time system state.

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    About this guide...

  • Page 15: Setup Overview, Planning For Installation

    For example, your server may be optimized to be a File Print Appliance (FPA). Planning for installation Before you install your HP ProLiant storage server, you need to make a few up-front decisions. Determining a network access method Before beginning setup and startup procedures, you should decide upon an access method to connect to the storage server.

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    DHCP Access? Direct Attach* (mandatory) Remote Remote Direct Integrated Browser Desktop Attach* Lights-Out *Direct Attach requires display, keyboard, and mouse. 5061 Figure 1 Deciding upon a network access method Setup overview...

  • Page 17: 2 Network Access Methods

    HP Inte- Indirectly Supported grated from the on the Lights-Out storage following (iLO) con- server nectivity desktop. ProLiant Storage Servers: ML310 DL380 DL585. HP ProLiant DL380 G4 Storage Server installation guide...

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    39. Configuration checklist Use the following checklist to make sure you have completed all configuration tasks for your HP ProLiant storage server. The steps for each task are explained in more detail in subsequent chapters of this guide. Setup overview...

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    Wizard" on page 42. 7. Complete system "Complete system configuration. configuration" on page 43. 8. Configure storage server "Configuring storage for Web access, if necessary. server for Web access (optional)" on page 45. HP ProLiant DL380 G4 Storage Server installation guide...

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    Setup overview...

  • Page 21: Installing The Server

    2 Installing the server To install your HP ProLiant storage server, follow the instructions in the sections below: • Checking kit contents • Becoming familiar with front/back panels • Completing rail kit installation • Cabling the server • Powering on the server...

  • Page 22: Checking Kit Contents, Becoming Familiar With Front/back Panels, Kit Contents 16

    -O u t A d v a n c e d P a 5235B Figure 2 Kit contents HP ProLiant DL380 Slide Rail Assembly G4 Storage Server (with operating system preloaded) HP ProLiant Storage ProLiant Essentials Integrated...

  • Page 23: Front Panel

    Hard drive bays External health LED USB port NIC 1 link/activity LED Diskette drive bay NIC 2 link/activity LED DVD/CD-ROM drive UID LED button Internal health LED Power on/standby button/system power LED HP ProLiant DL380 G4 Storage Server installation guide...

  • Page 24: Locating And Writing Down The Serial Number, Back Panel

    Before completing the installation portion of this guide, locate and write down the storage server’s serial number, which may be needed to access the HP Storage Server Management console later on during the set up process. The HP ProLiant storage server’s serial number is located in three places: •...

  • Page 25: Completing Rail Kit Installation

    HP ProLiant Storage Server Documentation CD, or at http://www.hp.com/support. For all models of the HP ProLiant DL380 G4 Storage Server, see HP ProLiant 2U Rail installation instructions. HP ProLiant DL380 G4 Storage Server installation guide...

  • Page 26: Cabling The Server, Cable Connections

    Cabling the server Connect the cables in the sequence shown in the figure below. 5057 Figure 5 Cable connections Keyboard Network cable Mouse Monitor iLO cable Power cable NOTE: Connecting the power cord illuminates the green NIC LEDs. Connecting the power cord also restores the storage server to whatever previous powered state it was last in.

  • Page 27: Powering On The Server, Power On Button

    Power on server by pushing the I/O button (1). The power LED located on the I/O button illuminates. 5058 Figure 6 Power on button Insert the HP ProLiant Storage Server System Installation and Recovery DVD into the storage server disk drive to finalize the operating system installation and updates. IMPORTANT:...

  • Page 28: Finalize Installation Screen

    Figure 7 Finalize installation screen Installing the server...

  • Page 29: Restore Progress Screen

    By now you should have determined the access method for your storage server. For more information, see "Planning for installation" on page 15. Go to "Accessing the HP Storage Server Management console" on page 31 to set up server access. HP ProLiant DL380 G4 Storage Server installation guide...

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    Installing the server...

  • Page 31: Console

    Before accessing the HP Storage Server Management console, verify that the storage server is completely installed in the rack, and that all cables and cords are connected. See the HP ProLiant 2U Rail installation instructions for additional installation guidance. To access the HP Storage Server Management console, you can use these...

  • Page 32: Using The Remote Browser Method

    To connect the storage server to a network using the direct attach method Log in to the HP ProLiant Storage Server Management console with the default user name administrator and the password hpinvent. NOTE: You can change the administrator name and password when you configure the server using the...

  • Page 33: Internet Options Screen

    ActiveX or Prompt to launch a notice requiring approval before ActiveX is enabled. Click OK to close the Security Settings dialog box. If prompted Are you sure you want to change the security settings for this zone click YES. HP ProLiant DL380 G4 Storage Server installation guide...

  • Page 34: Using The Remote Desktop Method

    "Configuring the server on the network" on page 39. IMPORTANT: If you are using the remote browser method to access the HP Storage Server Management console and Rapid Startup Wizard, always close the remote session before closing your Internet browser. Closing the Internet browser does not close the remote session.

  • Page 35: Using The Integrated Lights-out Method

    NOTE: You can substitute the IP address for the serial number, if you are connected through DHCP. Log in to the HP ProLiant Storage Server Management console with the default user name administrator and the password hpinvent. NOTE: You can change the administrator name and password when you configure the server using the...

  • Page 36: Ilo Connector Port

    Set up your user accounts, if using the local accounts feature. Activate advanced features by entering a license key. Install the iLO 2 device drivers. Access the HP Storage Server Management console using the Remote Console method to access Windows. Accessing the HP Storage Server Management console...

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    Once this Remote Console feature is enabled, you can get access to the storage server’s login screen. For more information, see the HP Integrated Lights-Out 1.80 User Guide on the Documentation CD. HP ProLiant DL380 G4 Storage Server installation guide...

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    Accessing the HP Storage Server Management console...

  • Page 39: Configuring The Server On The Network, Before You Begin, Server Configuration Worksheet

    Protocol (SMTP). SNMP Settings (to be completed only if needed) Contact person System administrator for the storage server. The contact and location will be provided to any SNMP management computer that requests them. HP ProLiant DL380 G4 Storage Server installation guide...

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    Configuration Worksheet System location Any text string, such as a location or phone number. For example, Floor #3, Financial Services Bldg. Community The community name is used for network name No. 1 authentication when sending outgoing SNMP messages. Trap The IP address of a management destination computer that will receive SNMP No.

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    (WINS) server name is required to determine the IP address associated with a particular network computer. Server Name Server name Assign a unique name to the storage server. This name identifies the storage server on the network. HP ProLiant DL380 G4 Storage Server installation guide...

  • Page 42: Running The Rapid Startup Wizard, Rapid Startup Wizard

    Running the Rapid Startup Wizard The Rapid Startup Wizard is only displayed during the initial setup process. This wizard guides you through the configuration process. Figure 11 Rapid Startup Wizard The Rapid Startup Wizard guides you through configuring the following system settings: •...

  • Page 43: Complete System Configuration, Additional Configuration Tasks

    The physical installation and basic configuration for the HP ProLiant storage server is complete. Additional settings and configuration tasks specific to the storage server role can be found in the HP ProLiant DL380 G4 Storage Server administration guide on the HP ProLiant Storage Server Documentation CD.

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    • Create and manage users and groups. • Adjust logging for system, application and security events. • Install additional third-party software, such as backup, anti-virus, or monitoring agents. Complete system configuration...

  • Page 45: Setting Up An Internet Connection, Automatic Configuration Settings

    Click OK again to close the Internet Options dialog box. To configure Internet Explorer to use a proxy server On the Tools menu in Internet Explorer, click Internet Options, click the Connections tab, and then click LAN Settings. HP ProLiant DL380 G4 Storage Server installation guide...

  • Page 46: Proxy Server Settings

    Under Proxy server, click the Use a proxy server for your LAN check box. Figure 13 Proxy server settings In the Address box, type the IP address of the proxy server. In the Port box, type the port number that is used by the proxy server for client connections (by default, 8080).

  • Page 47: Index

    25 server, 21 Internet default login, 32 automatic configuration, 45 DHCP, 39 proxy server, 45 document up, 45 conventions, 9 ISSE related documentation, 8 See hardware support services equipment symbols, 10 HP ProLiant DL380 G4 Storage Server installation guide...

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    18 startup installation, 15 collecting information, 39 network access method, 15 Subscriber’s choice network configuration, 18 HP, 12 power on symbols in equipment, 10 server, 27 symbols in text, 9 Rapid Setup Wizard, 42 technical support related documentation, 8...

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