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ThinkServer TD340
User Guide and Hardware Maintenance
Manual
Machine Types: 70B4, 70B5, 70B6, and 70B7

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  • Page 1 ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual Machine Types: 70B4, 70B5, 70B6, and 70B7...
  • Page 2 • Appendix A “Notices” on page 213 Second Edition (May 2014) © Copyright Lenovo 2014. LIMITED AND RESTRICTED RIGHTS NOTICE: If data or software is delivered pursuant a General Services Administration “GSA” contract, use, reproduction, or disclosure is subject to restrictions set forth in Contract No. GS-35F-05925.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    RAID configuration utilities ..Configuring RAID using the ThinkServer Lenovo ThinkServer EasyManage ..EasyStartup program ..Remote management software ..
  • Page 4 ....Lenovo Support Web site..Installing or replacing a tape drive ..
  • Page 5: Safety Information

    제품을 사용하기 전에 제품과 함께 제공되는 문서 DVD의 다국어 안전 지침을 주의 깊게 읽어보십시오. Voordat u het product gebruikt, moet u ervoor zorgen dat u de meertalige veiligheidsinstructies op de documentatie-dvd van het product hebt gelezen en begrijpt. © Copyright Lenovo 2014...
  • Page 6 Ensure that you read and understand all caution and danger statements in this document before you perform the procedures. Read and understand any additional safety information that is included with the server or optional device before you install, remove, or replace the device. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 7 The battery contains lithium and can explode if not properly used, handled, or disposed of. Do not: • Throw or immerse into water • Heat to more than 100°C (212°F) • Repair or disassemble Dispose of the battery as required by local ordinances or regulations. © Copyright Lenovo 2014...
  • Page 8 The device also might have more than one power cord. To remove all electrical current from the device, ensure that all power cords are disconnected from the power source. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 9 Statement 9 CAUTION: Disconnect the hot-swap fan cables before removing the fan from the device to protect against personal injury. Statement 10 CAUTION: The following label indicates a sharp-edge hazard. © Copyright Lenovo 2014...
  • Page 10 In addition, the device might have multiple connections to dc power. To remove all electrical current from the device, ensure that all connections to dc power are disconnected at the dc power input terminals. viii ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 11 This product contains a Class 1M laser. Do not view directly with optical instruments. Statement 18 CAUTION: Do not place any object on top of rack-mounted products. Statement 19 CAUTION: Hazardous moving parts. Keep fingers and other body parts away. © Copyright Lenovo 2014...
  • Page 12: Products That Are Not Assessed

    Statement 20 CAUTION: A lithium ion battery is provided. To avoid possible explosion, do not burn the battery. Replace the battery only with the Lenovo-approved part. Recycle or discard the battery as instructed by local regulations. Products that are not assessed Typical products that are not assessed include but not limited to the following: •...
  • Page 13: Chapter 1. General Information

    The Lenovo Limited Warranty (LLW) contains the warranty terms that apply to the product you purchased from Lenovo. Read the LLW on the documentation DVD that comes with your server. A printable generic version of the latest LLW also is available in more than 30 languages at http://www.lenovo.com/warranty/llw_02.
  • Page 14: Server Documentation

    When you register your server, information is entered into a database, which enables Lenovo to contact you in case of a recall or other severe problem. After you register your server with Lenovo, you will receive quicker service when you call Lenovo for help. In addition, some locations offer extended privileges and services to registered users.
  • Page 15 Note: Lenovo maintains pages on the World Wide Web where you can get the latest technical information and download documentation or device drivers and updates. Some information in the documents on the documentation DVD might change without notice after the first release of the DVD. You can always obtain all the most up-to-date documentation for your server from the Lenovo Web site at: http://www.lenovo.com/UserManuals...
  • Page 16 ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 17: Chapter 2. Server Setup Road Map

    ThinkServer EasyStartup program. 9. Check for firmware and driver updates. See “Updating the firmware” on page 80. 10. Install other applications. Refer to the documentation that comes with the applications that you want to install. © Copyright Lenovo 2014...
  • Page 18 ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 19: Chapter 3. Product Overview

    This topic provides general information about the server features for various models. Depending on your specific model, some features might vary or not be available. For information about your specific model, use the Setup Utility program. See “Viewing information in the Setup Utility program” on page 61. You also can © Copyright Lenovo 2014...
  • Page 20 Note: If you install 2.5-inch solid-state drives and hard disk drives into the same server, you can install up to four 2.5-inch solid-state drives for this configuration. – Support PCI Express solid-state drives ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 21: Features

    Backup program to backup the data stored on RDX media. For detailed information, refer to the user guide of the RDX drive. The user guide is available for download at: http://www.lenovo.com/UserManuals To locate the internal drives or drive bays, see “Server components” on page 28.
  • Page 22 Some models support hot-swap hard disk drives or hot-swap redundant power supplies. With the hot-swap feature, you can install, remove, or replace hard disk drives or a failing power supply without turning off the server. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 23 (iKVM) key. The TMM Premium is a remote management module. You can purchase a TMM Premium from Lenovo and install it on the TMM Premium connector (also known as iKVM connector) on the system board of your server to enable the iKVM function and activate the advanced system management features.
  • Page 24: Specifications

    The Firmware Updater program is provided on the Lenovo Support Web site. For more information about downloading and using the Firmware Updater program, see “Updating the firmware” on page 80.
  • Page 25: Bios And Tmm Update Utilities

    The BIOS and TMM (also known as BMC) firmware keeps updating after the shipment of the server. Lenovo maintains pages on the Support Web site and provides the BIOS and TMM update utilities with instructions for download to help you update the BIOS and TMM firmware if needed. For more information, see “Updating or recovering the BIOS”...
  • Page 26 The following illustration is a sample of the machine type, model, and serial number labels on the server. Note: Depending on the model type, your server might look slightly different from this illustration. Figure 2. Machine type, model, and serial number labels ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 27: Front View Of The Server

    Front view of the server This topic provides information to help you locate the parts on the front of the server. The following illustration shows the front view of the server. Figure 3. Front view of the server Front panel Front door Optical drive bay 2 (with an optical drive installed Front door lock...
  • Page 28 Use the front door handle to open the front door. Intelligent diagnostics module panel The intelligent diagnostics module panel is only available in models that come with an intelligent diagnostics module. For more information, see “Intelligent diagnostics module” on page 19. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 29: Front Panel

    Front panel This topic provides information to help you locate the control, connectors, and LEDs on the front panel of the server. The following illustration shows the control, connectors, and LEDs on the front panel of the server. Note: Depending on the model, your server might look slightly different from this illustration. Figure 4.
  • Page 30 The voltage of the server reached the non-critical voltage Replace the system board. threshold. Note: This action must be performed only by Lenovo service personnel. See Chapter 8 “Getting information, help, and service” on page 209. A fan is running at low speed.
  • Page 31: Intelligent Diagnostics Module

    Potential system error (system error LED: amber) Solution A power cord has been disconnected or a redundant 1. Ensure that the power supplies are installed securely. power supply has been removed. 2. Ensure that the power cords are connected securely to the power supplies.
  • Page 32 Solid on (amber) One or more memory modules Check the BMC for errors and are overheated. run the diagnostic programs. See “Using a diagnostic program” on page 203. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 33: Rear View Of The Server

    Status Description Action System fan error LED Solid off The system fans are operating correctly. Solid on (amber) One or more system fans are Check the BMC for errors and running at low speed or have run the diagnostic programs. See been removed.
  • Page 34 Figure 6. Rear view of the server with a non-hot-swap power supply assembly Power cord connector VGA DB-15 connector Serial connector ID LED USB connectors (4) Expansion card area Ethernet connector 1 for system management Front door key (RJ-45) Ethernet connector 2 (RJ-45) ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 35 Your server model might have one or two hot-swap redundant power supplies. Each hot-swap redundant power supply has one power cord connector on the rear of the server. For each hot-swap redundant power supply, there might be one or two status LEDs on the power supply near the power cord connector. When the LED is lit in green, it indicates that the hot-swap redundant power supply is working correctly.
  • Page 36 You server has six expansion slots on the system board for you to install appropriate PCI cards or PCI Express cards. You also can install a converged network adapter (CNA) into the PCI Express card slot. For detailed information, see “System board components” on page 48. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 37: Server Locks

    • If a ThinkServer Host Bus Adapter is available, refer to its user guide and the table below for detailed information. The user guide is available for download at: http://www.lenovo.com/UserManuals Table 1. ThinkServer Host Bus Adapter specification Physical link width...
  • Page 38 Padlock Your server comes with a padlock loop. When a padlock is installed, the server cover cannot be removed. Figure 9. Padlock ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 39 The cable lock also locks the server cover. This is the same type of lock used with many notebook computers. You can order an integrated cable lock from Lenovo by searching for Kensington at: http://www.lenovo.com/support...
  • Page 40: Server Components

    • Server models with up to sixteen 2.5-inch hot-swap SAS hard disk drives • Server models with up to four 3.5-inch non-hot-swap SATA hard disk drives Notes: • Depending on the model, your server might look slightly different from the illustrations in this topic. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 41 • The EMI integrity and cooling of the server are protected by having all drive bays covered or occupied. The number of the installed hard disk drives in your server varies by model. The vacant hard disk drive bays are occupied by dummy hard disk drive trays. The following illustration shows the components of server models with up to eight 3.5-inch hot-swap SATA or SAS hard disk drives.
  • Page 42 Hard disk drive bay 1 Optical drive bay 2 (with an optical drive installed Hard disk drive bay 0 in some models) Optical drive bay 1 (with an optical drive installed) Front system fan 1 ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 43 Hard disk drive bay 15 Front system fan 2 Hard disk drive bay 14 System board Hard disk drive bay 13 System board battery Hard disk drive bay 12 Low-profile PCI card bracket Hard disk drive bay 11 Main PCI card bracket Hard disk drive bay 10 Expansion card Hard disk drive bay 9...
  • Page 44 FRU information, such as FRU part numbers and supported server models, go to: http:/www.lenovo.com/serviceparts-lookup Notes: • Before servicing a Lenovo product, ensure that you read and understand “Safety information” on page iii. • Use only parts provided by Lenovo. Description...
  • Page 45: Hot-swap Hard Disk Drive Status Leds

    Description Self-service CRU Optional-service Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI) card (available in some models) Power distribution board and cage assembly (available in models with hot-swap redundant power supplies) Rear system fan System board System board battery ThinkServer Management Module Premium (available as an option) ThinkServer RAID 100 Upgrade Key for Advanced RAID (available as an option) ThinkServer RAID 500 Upgrade Key for Advanced RAID (available as an...
  • Page 46 Figure 15. 3.5-inch hot-swap hard disk drive status LEDs ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 47: Raid Card

    Figure 16. 2.5-inch hot-swap hard disk drive status LEDs Hard disk drive activity LED Hard disk drive RAID status LED Description The hard disk drive has failed or is not present. On, green The hard disk drive is present but not in use.
  • Page 48 Some server models come with a required RAID card to provide advanced SATA/SAS hardware RAID functions. If your server does not come with a RAID card, you can purchase one from Lenovo. Note: The option kit for the RAID card is designed for different types of servers and might contain additional cables that are not required for your server.
  • Page 49 External connector Used to attach the cable that connects a RAID card to the system board hard disk drive LED connector. See “Connecting the cables” on page 43. ThinkServer RAID 700 Adapter (also known as ThinkServer 9260-8i SAS RAID Adapter) The following illustration shows the connectors on the ThinkServer RAID 700 Adapter.
  • Page 50: Expander Card

    The expander card works together with the RAID card by expanding the ports on the RAID card so that the server can support up to 16 hard disk drives. Note: The server must have a RAID card and an expander card installed to support more than eight hard disk drives. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 51: Hot-swap Hard-disk-drive Backplane

    The following illustration shows the connectors on the expander card. Each connector on the expander card is used to connect a mini-SAS to mini-SAS signal cable. For detailed information, see “Connecting the cables” on page 43. Figure 20. Expander card Connector 1 Connector 4 Connector 2...
  • Page 52 2. The following illustration is based on server models that have five to eight 3.5-inch hot-swap SATA or SAS hard disk drives with two backplanes Figure 21. Backplane locations 3.5-inch hot-swap hard-disk-drive backplane This topic provides information to help you locate the connectors on a 3.5-inch hot-swap hard-disk-drive backplane. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 53 The following illustrations show the connectors on a 3.5-inch hot-swap hard-disk-drive backplane. Figure 22. Front view of the 3.5-inch hot-swap hard-disk-drive backplane Slot 0 for a 3.5-inch SATA or SAS hot-swap hard Slot 2 for a 3.5-inch SATA or SAS hot-swap hard disk drive disk drive Slot 1 for a 3.5-inch SATA or SAS hot-swap hard Slot 3 for a 3.5-inch SATA or SAS hot-swap hard disk drive...
  • Page 54 Slot 7 for a 2.5-inch SAS hot-swap hard disk drive drive Figure 25. Rear view of the 2.5-inch hot-swap hard-disk-drive backplane 8-pin power connector Used to connect the P5 power connector of the power supply. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 55: Connecting The Cables

    Mini-SAS signal cable connector 1 Used to connect the mini-SAS connector on one end of the mini-SAS signal cable. Mini-SAS signal cable connector 0 Used to connect the mini-SAS connector on one end of the mini-SAS signal cable. Connecting the cables This topic provides instructions on the following cable connections: •...
  • Page 56 0 on the 2.5-inch hot-swap hard-disk-drive backplane or on the 3.5-inch hot-swap hard-disk-drive backplane. The 3.5-inch hot-swap hard-disk-drive backplane is installed on the lower hard-disk-drive cage. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 57 2. If your server has more than four hard disk drives installed, use the other mini-SAS to mini-SAS signal cable. Connect the mini-SAS connector on one end of the cable to the ports 7-4 on the RAID card. Then, connect the mini-SAS connector on the other end of the cable to the mini-SAS signal cable connector 1 on the 2.5-inch hot-swap hard-disk-drive backplane or to the mini-SAS signal cable connector 0 on the 3.5-inch hot-swap hard-disk-drive backplane.
  • Page 58 2 on the expander card. Refer to the following topics for information about the connector locations on the RAID card and expander card: • “RAID card” on page 35 • “Expander card” on page 38 ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 59: Hard Disk Drives

    Use the following instructions to connect cables from the expander card to the 2.5-inch hot-swap hard-disk-drive backplanes: 1. For hard disk drive 0 to hard disk drive 3, use a mini-SAS to mini-SAS signal cable and connect the mini-SAS connector on one end of the cable to the connector 3 on the expander card.
  • Page 60: System Board Components

    Microprocessor 2 power connector Internal USB Type A connector Memory slots (6) TMM Premium connector Main power connector TPM connector Power Management Bus (PMBus) connector Intelligent Diagnostics Module connector Microprocessor socket 1 Front panel connector ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 61 System fan 2 connector Internal USB connector 5-6 Microprocessor 1 fan connector Internal USB connector 7-8 Microprocessor 1 power connector System board battery Internal serial connector Platform Controller Hub (PCH) iButton socket PCI card slot (PCI slot 1) System fan 1 connector PCI Express x8 card slot (PCI-E slot 2) SATA connector 0 PCI Express x8 card slot (PCI-E slot 3)
  • Page 62: System Fan 2 Connector

    4 to hard disk drive 7. SAS connector 0-3 Used to connect the mini-SAS connector on one end of a mini-SAS to mini-SAS signal cable to support the hard disk drive 0 to hard disk drive 3. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 63: Internal Usb Connector

    Internal USB Type A connector Used to connect a device that uses a USB Type A connector. For example, in some situations, you might want to connect a USB key directly to the system board. In this case, you can connect it to an internal USB Type A connector.
  • Page 64: System Board Jumpers And Switches

    The following illustration shows a jumper in the default setting position (pin 1 and pin 2). This is the correct position for normal operation. Figure 30. Default jumper setting ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 65 The following illustration shows the status of the jumpers and switches on the system board of your server. You can configure, recover, enable, or disable some specific features of the system board by setting the jumpers or moving the switches. Figure 31.
  • Page 66 200. 8. Connect the server to an ac power source and wait about 30 seconds. Then, turn on the server. The BIOS recovers to the factory default settings. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 67 Switches There are four switches on the system board of your server. Figure 32. Switches Table 3. Switches BIOS recovery switch Management Engine (ME) in force update switch Clear password switch Reserved for the manufacturer BIOS recovery switch Used to recover the BIOS if the power to your server is interrupted while the BIOS is being updated and your server cannot start correctly.
  • Page 68: System Board Leds

    The server is designed so that LEDs remain lit when the server is connected to an ac power source but is not turned on, if the power supply is operating correctly. This helps you isolate problems when the server is not ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 69 To solve the problem, you might need to reinstall or replace the system fan. See “Replacing the front system fan 1” on page 183 or “Replacing the rear system fan” on page 185. If it is a system board problem, contact the Lenovo Customer Support Center. Microprocessor fan error LEDs When a microprocessor fan error LED on the system board is lit, it indicates that the corresponding microprocessor fan is operating too slowly or has failed.
  • Page 70 This LED indicates the ThinkServer Management Module (TMM) status of your server. ThinkServer Management Module Color Description status LED Green The TMM is not ready. None The TMM has no power or has failed. Blinking Green The TMM is working. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 71: Chapter 4. Turning On And Turning Off The Server

    • You also can use the related TMM feature to remotely turn off the server through the management LAN. For more information about the TMM, refer to the ThinkServer Management Module User Guide, which is available for download at: http://www.lenovo.com/UserManuals © Copyright Lenovo 2014...
  • Page 72 To remove all power from the server, you must disconnect the server from the ac power source. 2. For information about your specific operating system, refer to the related documentation or help system for the operating system. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 73: Chapter 5. Configuring The Server

    • “Updating the firmware” on page 80 • “Using the Lenovo ThinkServer EasyManage program” on page 80 Using the Setup Utility program This topic provides information about using the Setup Utility program. The Setup Utility program is part of the server firmware. You can use the Setup Utility program to view and change the configuration settings of your server, regardless of which operating system you are using.
  • Page 74: Setup Utility Program Interface

    “Save & Exit menu” on page 64 Lenovo provides the BIOS update utility on the Lenovo Support Web site. You can download the BIOS update utility to update the BIOS if the newer BIOS version specifically solves a problem you have. See “Updating or recovering the BIOS”...
  • Page 75 Notes: • Enabled means that the function is configured. • Disabled means that the function is not configured. The Advanced menu contains the following submenus. For more information, enter the corresponding submenu and refer to the instructions on the screen. •...
  • Page 76: Setting The System Date And Time

    To set the system date and time in the Setup Utility program, do the following: 1. Start the Setup Utility program. See “Starting the Setup Utility program” on page 61. 2. On the Main menu, select System Date or System Time. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 77: Using Passwords

    3. Use the Tab key to switch between data elements and type the numbers from the keyboard to set the system date and time. 4. Press F10 to save settings and exit the Setup Utility program. Using passwords By using the Setup Utility program, you can set a password to prevent unauthorized access to your server. You do not have to set a password to use your server.
  • Page 78: Selecting A Startup Device

    TPM installed in your server. See “Installing the ThinkServer Trusted Platform Module” on page 119. You can purchase a TPM from Lenovo. After installing a TPM, you need to check if the TPM function is enabled in the Setup Utility program.
  • Page 79: Exiting The Setup Utility Program

    Setup Utility program” on page 61. The TMM firmware provides remote management features. Lenovo might make changes and enhancements to the BIOS and TMM firmware. When updates are released, they are available for download on the Lenovo Web site at http://www.lenovo.com/drivers. You can update the server firmware by downloading an update package and following the instructions on the Web page.
  • Page 80: Using The Setup Utility Program

    BIOS for an easier reconfiguration in the new BIOS version. To update (flash) the BIOS, do the following: 1. Go to http://www.lenovo.com/drivers and follow the instructions on the Web page to locate the BIOS update package. 2. Download the BIOS update package and the TXT file that contains installation instructions.
  • Page 81: Using The Thinkserver Easystartup Program

    (bootable) ThinkServer EasyStartup DVD. The user guide for the program also is on the DVD and can be accessed directly from the program interface. If you do not have a ThinkServer EasyStartup DVD, you also can download an ISO image from the Lenovo Support Web site and make a disc by yourself.
  • Page 82 Click Next until you are presented with the Lenovo License Agreement. Read the Lenovo License Agreement carefully. In order to continue, you must accept the terms by clicking Agree. Then, the Date and time window opens.
  • Page 83: Using The Thinkserver Easystartup Program On A Windows Operating System

    DVD. Notes: • To use the program, read and accept the Lenovo License Agreement when prompted. • You might need to add the Uniform Resource Locator (URL) for the ThinkServer EasyStartup program Web page to the trusted Web site list so that the page can open correctly.
  • Page 84: Configuring Raid

    With appropriate operating system support, there can be increased read performance and only a minimal write performance reduction. RAID 1 requires a minimum number of two hard disk drives. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 85: Configuring Raid Using The Thinkserver Easystartup Program

    • Supports hot-spare drives • Creates a RAID response file that can be used to configure RAID controllers on similarly configured Lenovo servers See “Using the ThinkServer EasyStartup program” on page 69 and view the user guide from the main interface of the program.
  • Page 86: Configuring The Thinkserver Raid 100 Or Raid 300

    This topic provides information about the menus and items in the LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility program. Depending on the version of the program, some menu or item information might differ slightly from the information in this topic. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 87 When working with the LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility program, you must use the keyboard. The keys used to perform various tasks are displayed on the bottom of each screen. Use up and down arrow keys to navigate between items. For most items, the corresponding help message is displayed on the bottom of the screen when the item is selected.
  • Page 88 RAID array. If the operating system is installed on the RAID array you want to delete, you need to reinstall the operating system after deleting the RAID array. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 89: Initializing A Virtual Drive

    Initializing a virtual drive This topic provides instructions on how to initialize a virtual drive using the LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility program after completing the configuration process. Virtual drive initialization is the process of writing zeros to the data fields of a virtual drive and, in fault-tolerant RAID levels, generating the corresponding parity to put the virtual drive in a ready state.
  • Page 90: Running A Consistency Check

    At 100 percent, the consistency check has a higher priority than any other system activity. To configure the consistency check rate using the LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility program, do the following: ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 91: Configuring The Advanced Sata/sas Hardware Raid

    • The total drive capacity of the primary RAID array is limited to 2 TB. Some server models come with a RAID card to provide advanced SATA/SAS hardware RAID functions. You also can purchase a supported RAID card from Lenovo and install it into the server. See “RAID card” on page 35.
  • Page 92: Configuring The Ethernet Controllers

    Updating the firmware The firmware in the server is periodically updated and is available for download on the Lenovo Web site. Go to http://www.lenovo.com/drivers and follow the instructions on the Web page to check for the latest level of firmware, such as the BIOS updates and device drivers.
  • Page 93 To download the Lenovo ThinkServer EasyManage program, go to http://www.lenovo.com/drivers and follow the instructions on the Web page. For detailed information about using the Lenovo ThinkServer EasyManage program, refer to the help system for the program. Chapter 5 Configuring the server...
  • Page 94 ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 95: Chapter 6. Installing, Removing, Or Replacing Hardware

    • Before using the product, ensure that you read and understand the multilingual safety instructions and the Lenovo Limited Warranty (LLW) on the documentation DVD that comes with the product. Reading and understanding the safety instructions reduces the risk of personal injury and damage to your product.
  • Page 96: Handling Static-sensitive Devices

    (ESD) wrist strap, if one is available. Ensure that you work in an ESD-safe area. Select a grounding system, such as those listed below, to provide protection that meets the specific service requirement. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 97: System Reliability Guidelines

    Note: The use of a grounding system to guard against ESD damage is desirable but not necessary. – Attach the ESD ground clip to any frame ground, ground braid, or green-wire ground. – When working on a double-insulated or battery-operated system, use an ESD common ground or reference point.
  • Page 98 Do not try to remove the thumbscrew from the server cover. b. It is recommended that you wait three to five minutes to let the server cool before removing the server cover. Figure 34. Sliding the server cover to the rear ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 99: Removing And Reinstalling The Front Bezel

    6. Pivot the server cover outward to completely remove it. Figure 35. Removing the server cover Attention: For proper cooling and airflow, install the server cover before turning on the server. Operating the server for more than 30 minutes with the server cover removed might damage server components. To reinstall the server cover, see “Reinstalling the server cover and reconnecting cables”...
  • Page 100 3. Remove the front bezel by releasing the three plastic tabs on the left side and pivoting the front bezel outward. Figure 36. Removing the front bezel ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 101: Removing And Reinstalling The Pci Card Bracket Assembly

    4. To reinstall the front bezel, align the other three plastic tabs on the right side of the front bezel with the corresponding holes in the chassis, then pivot the front bezel inward until it snaps into position on the left side. Figure 37.
  • Page 102 Carefully move the PCI card bracket assembly to the top side of the chassis until the PCI card bracket assembly is released from the mounting studs on the chassis. Then, lift the PCI card bracket assembly out of the chassis. Figure 39. Removing the PCI card bracket assembly ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 103 5. Reinstall the PCI card bracket assembly by doing the following: a. Install the small low-profile PCI card bracket into the main PCI card bracket. • To secure the PCI card seated in the PCI-E slot 5, install the small low-profile PCI card bracket into the third slot (from top to bottom) of the main PCI card bracket.
  • Page 104: Installing, Removing, Or Replacing Hardware

    Attention: An unoccupied drive bay or PCI Express card slot without a cover, shield, dummy tray, filler, or any other protection might impact the EMI integrity and cooling of the server, which might result in overheating or component damage. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 105: Installing Or Removing A Memory Module

    See “Viewing information in the Setup Utility program” on page 61. For a list of supported ThinkServer memory module options, go to: http://www.lenovo.com/thinkserver Before installing a memory module, ensure that you observe the following guidelines: • All memory modules to be installed must be the same type (LV RDIMM, RDIMM, or UDIMM).
  • Page 106 (CPU1) installed. The “X” mark indicates the memory slots into which the memory modules should be installed in different situations. Note: Ensure that you observer the installation guidelines at the beginning of this topic. Figure 44. CPU1 DIMMs ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 107 Table 5. Memory module installation rules for servers with one microprocessor CPU1 DIMM One DIMM Two DIMMs Three DIMMs Four DIMMs Six DIMMs The following table explains the memory module installation rules for servers that have two microprocessors (CPU1 and CPU2) installed. The “X” mark indicates the memory slots into which the memory modules should be installed in different situations.
  • Page 108 The following table explains the memory module installation order for servers that have two microprocessors (CPU1 and CPU2) installed. Table 10. Memory module installation order in mirroring mode for servers with two microprocessors CPU1 DIMM CPU2 DIMM DIMM installation order ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 109 Memory module installation order in sparing mode This section explains the memory module installation order in sparing mode. The sparing mode provides memory redundancy. In this mode, the RAS features are available. For more information about the RAS features, refer to the related section in “Features” on page 7. Note: It is recommended that all memory modules to be installed must be the same type (LV RDIMM, RDIMM, or UDIMM) with the same capacity, frequency, voltage, and number of ranks.
  • Page 110: Installing A Memory Module

    6. Open the retaining clips of the appropriate memory slot. See “Memory module installation rules” on page 93 for the installation sequence information. Figure 46. Opening the retaining clips of the memory slots ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 111: Removing A Memory Module

    7. Touch the static-protective package that contains the new memory module to any unpainted surface on the outside of the server. Then, take the new memory module out of the package. Note: Carefully handle the memory module by its edges. 8.
  • Page 112: Installing Or Removing The Ethernet Card

    • Depending on the specific type, the Ethernet card might look slightly different from the illustrations in this topic. • Use any documentation that comes with the Ethernet card and follow those instructions in addition to the instructions in this topic. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 113 • If your server has one microprocessor installed, the Ethernet card can be installed into the PCI-E slot 2 or PCI-E slot 5. If your server has two microprocessors installed, the Ethernet card can be installed into the PCI-E slot 2, PCI-E slot 3, PCI-E slot 4, PCI-E slot 5, or PCI-E slot 6. To install the Ethernet card, do the following: 1.
  • Page 114 Windows operating system and download the required Ethernet card driver to a removable storage device. Then, transfer the Ethernet card driver from the removable storage device to your server and run the driver file to install the driver. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 115: Removing The Ethernet Card

    The most up-to-date device drivers for various server models are always available for download on the Lenovo Support Web site at: http://www.lenovo.com/drivers Removing the Ethernet card Attention: Do not open your server or attempt any repair before reading and understanding “Safety information”...
  • Page 116: Installing Or Removing The Raid Card

    Some server models come with a required RAID card to provide advanced SATA/SAS hardware RAID functions to the server. You also can purchase a supported RAID card from Lenovo and install it into the server. For more information, see “RAID card” on page 35 and “Configuring RAID” on page 72.
  • Page 117 1. Check the version of the new RAID card firmware by pressing Ctrl+H when starting the Setup Utility program. 2. Go to http://www.lenovo.com/drivers and follow the instructions on the Web page to download the latest version of firmware. Then, install the firmware to your server.
  • Page 118: Removing The Raid Card

    See “Connecting the cables” on page 43. 10. If you are instructed to return the old RAID card, follow all packaging instructions and use any packaging materials that are supplied to you for shipping. What to do next: ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 119: Installing Or Removing The Thinkserver Raid 500 Upgrade Key For Advanced Raid

    The TR 500 Key expands the capability of the installed ThinkServer RAID 500 Adapter by activating RAID 5 and RAID 50 levels for advanced SATA/SAS hardware RAID. You can purchase a TR 500 Key from Lenovo. Installing the TR 500 Key Attention: Do not open your server or attempt any repair before reading and understanding “Safety information”...
  • Page 120 • If you remove the TR 500 Key from the ThinkServer RAID 500 Adapter, the hardware RAID 5 and RAID 50 levels will be disabled. • Use any documentation that comes with the TR 500 Key and follow those instructions in addition to the instructions in this topic. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 121: Installing Or Removing The Thinkserver Raid 700 Battery

    To remove the TR 500 Key from the RAID card, do the following: 1. Remove all media from the drives and turn off all attached devices and the server. Then, disconnect all power cords from electrical outlets and disconnect all cables that are connected to the server. 2.
  • Page 122 6. Touch the static-protective package that contains the TR 700 Battery to any unpainted surface on the outside of the server. Then, take the TR 700 Battery out of the package. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 123 7. Position the TR 700 Battery above the ThinkServer RAID 700 Adapter so that the board-to-board connector on the bottom of the TR 700 Battery is aligned with the connector on the ThinkServer RAID 700 Adapter; and the three mounting studs on the bottom of the TR 700 Battery are aligned with the corresponding holes in the ThinkServer RAID 700 Adapter.
  • Page 124 TR 100 Key) and the ThinkServer RAID 300 upgrade key for Advanced RAID (hereinafter referred to as the TR 300 Key). The TR 100 or TR 300 Key expands the capability of the system board by activating RAID 5 ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 125 SATA or SAS software RAID correspondingly. You can purchase a TR 100 or TR 300 Key from Lenovo and install it to the iButton socket on the system board. This topic provides instructions on how to install or remove the TR 100 or TR 300 Key.
  • Page 126 Attention: Do not open your server or attempt any repair before reading and understanding “Safety information” on page iii and “Guidelines” on page 83. This topic provides instructions on how to remove the TR 100 or TR 300 Key if your server has one installed. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 127 Notes: • If you remove the TR 100 or TR 300 Key, the onboard SATA or SAS software RAID 5 will be disabled correspondingly. • Use any documentation that comes with the TR 100 or TR 300 Key and follow those instructions in addition to the instructions in this topic.
  • Page 128: Installing Or Removing The Thinkserver Management Module Premium

    3. Lay the server on its side for easier operation. 4. Touch the static-protective package that contains the TMM Premium to any unpainted surface on the outside of the server. Then, take the TMM Premium out of the package. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 129 • To complete the installation, go to “Completing the parts replacement” on page 200. Then, refer to the ThinkServer Management Module User Guide, which is available for download at http://www.lenovo.com/UserManuals, for more information about server remote management. Removing the TMM Premium Attention: Do not open your server or attempt any repair before reading and understanding “Safety information”...
  • Page 130 What to do next: • To work with another piece of hardware, go to the appropriate section. • To complete the removal procedure, go to “Completing the parts replacement” on page 200. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 131: Installing Or Removing The Thinkserver Trusted Platform Module

    The TPM is a security chip designed by the Trusted Computing Group (TCG) to provide a hardware method of data encryption. It stores passwords, encryption keys, and digital certificates to help provide security solutions and protect the computer. You can purchase a TPM option from Lenovo. Installing the ThinkServer Trusted Platform Module Attention: Do not open your server or attempt any repair before reading and understanding “Safety information”...
  • Page 132 • If you remove the TPM, the TPM function will be unavailable. • Use any documentation that comes with the TPM and follow those instructions in addition to the instructions in this topic. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 133 • Depending on the model, your server might look slightly different from the illustration in this topic. To remove the TPM, do the following: 1. Remove all media from the drives and turn off all attached devices and the server. Then, disconnect all power cords from electrical outlets and disconnect all cables that are connected to the server.
  • Page 134: Installing Or Removing The Intelligent Diagnostics Module

    4. Touch the static-protective package that contains the IDM to any unpainted surface on the outside of the server. Then, take the IDM out of the package. 5. Connect the signal cable to the rear of the IDM. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 135 6. Route the signal cable of the IDM through the corresponding hole in the chassis and position the IDM on the chassis so that the screw hole in the IDM is aligned with the corresponding screw hole in the chassis. Then, install the screw to secure the IDM in place. Figure 62.
  • Page 136 • If you remove the IDM, the server will lose the diagnostic LEDs on the IDM panel. • Depending on the model, your server might look slightly different from the illustration in this topic. To remove the IDM, do the following: ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 137 1. Remove all media from the drives and turn off all attached devices and the server. Then, disconnect all power cords from electrical outlets and disconnect all cables that are connected to the server. 2. Remove the server cover. See “Removing the server cover” on page 85. 3.
  • Page 138: Installing Or Replacing An Optical Drive

    An optical drive installed in SATA 4 connector bay) some models Before you begin, print all the related instructions or ensure that you can view the PDF version on another computer for reference. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 139 Notes: • Depending on the model, your server might look slightly different from the illustrations in this topic. • Use any documentation that comes with the optical drive and follow those instructions in addition to the instructions in this topic. To install or replace an optical drive, do the following: 1.
  • Page 140 5. Touch the static-protective package that contains the new optical drive to any unpainted surface on the outside of the server. Then, take the new optical drive and the signal cable out of the package. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 141 6. Slide the new optical drive into the drive bay from the front until it snaps into position. Note: You do not need to remove the front bezel when replacing an optical drive. However, if you are adding a secondary optical drive in the upper optical drive bay, you need to remove the front bezel first, and then gain access to the protective shields to remove them.
  • Page 142: Installing Or Replacing A Hot-swap Hard Disk Drive

    The illustrations in this topic are based on server models with four 3.5-inch hot-swap SATA or SAS hard disk drives. For other models, the replacement procedure is similar. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 143 • Depending on the model, your server might look slightly different from the illustrations in this topic. • Use any documentation that comes with the hot-swap hard disk drive and follow those instructions in addition to the instructions in this topic. To install or replace a hot-swap hard disk drive, do the following: 1.
  • Page 144 3. Press the release button to open the handle of the hot-swap hard disk drive or the dummy tray. Figure 70. Opening the handle of the hot-swap hard disk drive or the dummy tray ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 145 4. Pull the handle and carefully slide the hot-swap hard disk drive or the dummy tray out of the front of the chassis. Figure 71. Removing the hot-swap hard disk drive or the dummy tray 5. Touch the static-protective package that contains the new hot-swap hard disk drive to any unpainted surface on the outside of the server.
  • Page 146: Installing Or Removing A Non-hot-swap Hard Disk Drive

    This topic provides instructions on how to install or remove a non-hot-swap hard disk drive. This topic applies only to server models that support non-hot-swap hard disk drives. See “Features” on page 7 for more information about the supported non-hot-swap hard disk drives. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 147: Installing A Non-hot-swap Hard Disk Drive

    For a list of ThinkServer hard disk drive options, go to: http://www.lenovo.com/thinkserver The EMI integrity and cooling of the server are protected by having all drive bays covered or occupied. The number of the installed hard disk drives in your server varies depending on the server model. The vacant bays are covered by an EMI-protective panel.
  • Page 148 2. Use the front door key to unlock the front door, and then use the front door handle to pivot the front door to the open position. Figure 73. Opening the front door of the server 3. Remove the server cover. See “Removing the server cover” on page 85. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 149 4. The non-hot-swap hard disk drives are installed in the lower hard-disk-drive cage and are protected by an EMI-protective panel. Press the small tab on the EMI-protective panel from the bottom, and then pivot the EMI-protective panel upward to remove it from the chassis and gain access to the non-hot-swap hard disk drive bays.
  • Page 150 11. Connect the other end of the SATA signal cable to the appropriate SATA connector on the system board. See “System board components” on page 48 and “Connecting the cables” on page 43. 12. Reinstall the front system fan 1. See “Replacing the front system fan 1” on page 183. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 151: Removing A Non-hot-swap Hard Disk Drive

    13. Align the top edge of the EMI-protective panel with the top side of the hard-disk-drive cage, and then pivot the EMI-protective panel down until it snaps into position. Figure 77. Installing the EMI-protective panel 14. Close and lock the front door. What to do next: •...
  • Page 152 2. Use the front door key to unlock the front door, and then use the front door handle to pivot the front door to the open position. Figure 78. Opening the front door of the server 3. Remove the server cover. See “Removing the server cover” on page 85. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 153 4. The non-hot-swap hard disk drives are installed in the lower hard-disk-drive cage and are protected by an EMI-protective panel. Press the small tab on the EMI-protective panel from the bottom, and then pivot the EMI-protective panel upward to remove it from the chassis and gain access to the non-hot-swap hard disk drives.
  • Page 154 Note: Do not touch the circuit board on the hard disk drive. 9. Reinstall the front system fan 1. See “Replacing the front system fan 1” on page 183. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 155: Installing Or Replacing A 2.5-inch Solid-state Drive

    • “Replacing a 2.5-inch solid-state drive from a 3.5-inch hard-disk-drive bay” on page 149 For a list of ThinkServer solid-state drive options, go to: http://www.lenovo.com/thinkserver You can install or replace a hot-swap solid-state drive without turning off the server, which helps you avoid significant interruption to the operation of the system.
  • Page 156 Note: Ensure that you have a 3.5-inch to 2.5-inch drive adapter and a 3.5-inch drive bracket available before the installation. To install a 2.5-inch solid-state drive into a 3.5-inch hard-disk-drive bay, do the following: 1. Locate the appropriate hard-disk-drive bay. See “Server components” on page 28. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 157 2. Press the release button to open the handle of the dummy tray. Figure 82. Opening the handle of the dummy tray Chapter 6 Installing, removing, or replacing hardware...
  • Page 158 4. Touch the static-protective package that contains the 2.5-inch solid-state drive to any unpainted surface on the outside of the server. Then, take the solid-state drive out of the package. Note: Do not touch the circuit board on the solid-state drive. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 159 5. Position the 2.5-inch solid-state drive into the 3.5-inch to 2.5-inch drive adapter as shown in the following illustration. Figure 84. Positioning the 2.5-inch solid-state drive into the drive adapter 6. Align the two screw holes in the solid-state drive with the corresponding holes in the drive adapter. Then, install the two screws to secure the solid-state drive to the drive adapter.
  • Page 160 9. Check the hard-disk-drive status LEDs to ensure that the solid-state drive is operating correctly. You might have to restart the server for the newly installed solid-state drive to be recognized. See “Hot-swap ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 161 hard disk drive status LEDs” on page 33. If the solid-state drive is faulty, reinstall or replace it until it is operating correctly. 10. Close and lock the front door. 11. Save the removed dummy hard-disk-drive tray in the event that you later remove the solid-state drive and need a dummy tray to cover the drive bay.
  • Page 162 2. Press the release button to open the handle of the 3.5-inch drive bracket. Figure 88. Opening the handle of the 3.5-inch drive bracket ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 163 3. Pull the handle and carefully slide the bracket with the solid-state drive out of the front of the chassis. Figure 89. Removing the bracket with the solid-state drive 4. Remove the five screws that secure the solid-state drive and the drive adapter. Then, remove the solid-state drive and the drive adapter from the bracket.
  • Page 164: Installing Or Replacing A Tape Drive

    • To complete the installation, go to “Completing the parts replacement” on page 200. Installing or replacing a tape drive This topic contains the following items: • “Installing or replacing an internal RDX drive” on page 153 ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 165 “Connecting an external tape drive” on page 157 For a list of ThinkServer tape drive options, go to: http://www.lenovo.com/thinkserver Installing or replacing an internal RDX drive Attention: Do not open your server or attempt any repair before reading and understanding “Safety information”...
  • Page 166 EMI shield covered on the optical drive bay. Insert a finger into the hole in the EMI shield and carefully pull the EMI shield out of the front of the chassis. Figure 93. Removing the EMI shield for the optical drive bay ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 167 • If you are replacing an RDX drive, disconnect the signal cable and the power cable from the rear of the RDX drive. Press the release button in the direction as shown and push the RDX drive from the rear until it is projected from the front of the chassis. Then, hold the RDX drive from the front and completely slide it out of the chassis.
  • Page 168 • If you are installing an RDX drive, save the removed EMI-protective shield from the chassis and plastic shield from the front bezel in the event that you later remove the drive and need the shields to cover the drive bay. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 169: Installing Or Replacing The Microprocessor

    • If you are replacing an RDX drive and are instructed to return the old RDX drive, follow all packaging instructions and use any packaging materials that are supplied to you for shipping. What to do next: • To work with another piece of hardware, go to the appropriate section. •...
  • Page 170 1 and the microprocessor socket 2 is protected by a plastic socket cover. You can purchase a microprocessor option kit from Lenovo and install the second microprocessor to expand system capabilities.
  • Page 171 5. Press down the small handle on the microprocessor socket, and then pull the handle a little bit outward to release it from the secured position. Then, gently press the microprocessor retainer to open it. Ensure that the small handle and the microprocessor retainer are in the fully open position. Figure 98.
  • Page 172 The new microprocessor is in the correct orientation when this indicator faces the beveled corner of the microprocessor socket. Figure 101. Installing the microprocessor ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 173: Replacing The Microprocessor

    10. Gently close the microprocessor retainer, press down the small handle, and then push the handle inward to lock the retainer into position and secure the new microprocessor in the socket. Figure 102. Securing the microprocessor in the socket 11. Install the new heat sink and fan assembly that comes with the microprocessor option kit. See “Replacing the heat sink and fan assembly 1”...
  • Page 174 Then, gently press the microprocessor retainer to open it. Ensure that the small handle and the microprocessor retainer are in the fully open position. Figure 103. Opening the handle and microprocessor retainer ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 175 6. Touch only the edges of the microprocessor and carefully lift it straight up and out of the microprocessor socket. Place the old microprocessor on a static-protective surface. Notes: • Do not touch the gold contacts on the bottom of the microprocessor. •...
  • Page 176 The new microprocessor is in the correct orientation when this indicator faces the beveled corner of the microprocessor socket. Figure 106. Installing the microprocessor ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 177: Installing Or Replacing A Hot-swap Redundant Power Supply

    10. Gently close the microprocessor retainer, press down the small handle, and then push the handle inward to lock the retainer into position and secure the new microprocessor in the socket. Figure 107. Securing the microprocessor in the socket 11. Reinstall the heat sink and fan assembly. See “Replacing the heat sink and fan assembly 1” on page 188. 12.
  • Page 178 • Use any documentation that comes with the new hot-swap redundant power supply and follow those instructions in addition to the instructions in this topic. To install or replace a hot-swap redundant power supply, do the following: 1. Do one of the following: ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 179 • If you are installing a hot-swap redundant power supply, locate the bay for the power supply in the rear of your server. Insert a finger into the hole in the metal shield that protects the bay, press the tab in the direction as shown, and then pull the shield out of the chassis.
  • Page 180 4. Note the orientation of the new hot-swap redundant power supply, and then slide it into the chassis until it snaps into position. Figure 110. Installing a hot-swap redundant power supply ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 181: Replacing The Pci Express Solid-state Drive

    5. Connect the power cord to the power cord connector on the new hot-swap redundant power supply. Then, check the status LED near the power cord connector. When the LED is lit in green, it indicates that the hot-swap redundant power supply is working correctly. When the LED is lit in amber, it indicates that the hot-swap redundant power supply is likely to fail or has failed.
  • Page 182: Replacing The Non-hot-swap Power Supply Assembly

    1. Remove all media from the drives and turn off all attached devices and the server. Then, disconnect all power cords from electrical outlets and disconnect all cables that are connected to the server. 2. Remove the server cover. See “Removing the server cover” on page 85. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 183 3. Lay the server on its side for easier operation. 4. Remove the front system fans. See “Replacing the front system fan 1” on page 183. 5. Record the cable routing and connection. Then, disconnect the power supply assembly cables from the system board and all drives.
  • Page 184: Replacing The Hot-swap Hard-disk-drive Backplane

    • To complete the replacement, go to “Completing the parts replacement” on page 200. Replacing the hot-swap hard-disk-drive backplane Attention: Do not open your server or attempt any repair before reading and understanding “Safety information” on page iii and “Guidelines” on page 83. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 185 This topic provides instructions on how to replace the hot-swap hard-disk-drive backplane. This topic applies only to server models that have hot-swap hard disk drives installed. Before you begin, print all the related instructions or ensure that you can view the PDF version on another computer for reference.
  • Page 186 • For the 3.5-inch hot-swap hard-disk-drive backplane, remove the four screws that secure the backplane, and then remove the backplane from the hard-disk-drive cage. Figure 114. Removing the 3.5-inch hot-swap hard-disk-drive backplane ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 187 • For the 2.5-inch hot-swap hard-disk-drive backplane, remove the six screws or three screws that secure the backplane depending on the type of the backplane. Then, remove the backplane from the hard-disk-drive cage. Figure 115. Removing the 2.5-inch hot-swap hard-disk-drive backplane 10.
  • Page 188 Note: If you want to install the following backplane for the 2.5-inch hot-swap hard-disk-drive cage, ensure that the backplane is secured by the two tabs . Then, install the three screws to secure the backplane on the cage. Figure 118. Installing the 2.5-inch hot-swap hard-disk-drive backplane ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 189: Replacing The Power Distribution Board And Cage Assembly

    12. Slide the hard-disk-drive cage into the chassis from the front until it snaps into position. Note: The following illustration shows the 3.5-inch hard-disk-drive cage. For the 2.5-inch hard-disk-drive cage, the installation procedure is the same. Figure 119. Installing the hard-disk-drive cage 13.
  • Page 190 7. Release the power cables of the power distribution board and cage assembly from the cable clips and ties in the chassis. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 191 8. Remove the two screws at the rear of the chassis and the two screws on the metal clip at the front of the power distribution board and cage assembly. Then, push the power distribution board and cage assembly to the rear, and then carefully slide it out of the chassis. Figure 120.
  • Page 192: Replacing The Front Panel Board Assembly

    Attention: Do not open your server or attempt any repair before reading and understanding “Safety information” on page iii and “Guidelines” on page 83. This topic provides instructions on how to replace the front panel board assembly. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 193 Before you begin, print all the related instructions or ensure that you can view the PDF version on another computer for reference. Notes: • Depending on the model, your server might look slightly different from the illustrations in this topic. •...
  • Page 194 Then, take the new front panel board assembly out of the package. 10. Note the cable connection. Then, disconnect the signal cables from the rear of the old front panel board assembly and connect them to the rear of the new one. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 195: Replacing The Front System Fan 1

    11. Route the signal cables of the new front panel board assembly through the corresponding hole in the chassis and position the new front panel board assembly on the chassis so that the screw hole in it is aligned with the corresponding screw hole in the chassis.
  • Page 196 5. Press the two tabs of the front system fan 1 towards each other until the two tips are aligned with the corresponding holes in the chassis. Then, carefully slide the front system fan 1 out of the chassis. Figure 124. Removing the front system fan 1 ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 197: Replacing The Rear System Fan

    6. Touch the static-protective package that contains the new front system fan 1 to any unpainted surface on the outside of the server. Then, remove the new front system fan 1 from the package. 7. Position the new front system fan 1 on the system fan 1 mounting area of the chassis so that the three tips on the bottom of the front system fan 1 are aligned with the corresponding holes in the mounting area.
  • Page 198 3. Locate the rear system fan. See “Server components” on page 28. 4. Disconnect the rear system fan cable from the system fan 3 connector on the system board. See “System board components” on page 48. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 199 5. The rear system fan is attached to the chassis by four rubber mounts. Remove the rear system fan by cutting the rubber mounts and pulling the rear system fan out of the chassis. Figure 126. Removing the rear system fan 6.
  • Page 200: Replacing The Heat Sink And Fan Assembly 1

    Attention: Do not open your server or attempt any repair before reading and understanding “Safety information” on page iii and “Guidelines” on page 83. This topic provides instructions on how to replace the heat sink and fan assembly 1. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 201 CAUTION: Hazardous moving parts. Keep fingers and other body parts away. CAUTION: The heat sink and fan assembly might be very hot. Turn off the server and wait three to five minutes to let the server cool before removing the server cover. Before you begin, print all the related instructions or ensure that you can view the PDF version on another computer for reference.
  • Page 202 1 cable to the microprocessor 1 fan connector on the system board. See “System board components” on page 48. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 203: Replacing The System Board Battery

    10. Install the four screws to secure the new heat sink and fan assembly 1 on the system board. It is recommended that you carefully install the four screws using the following method to avoid any possible damage to the system board. a.
  • Page 204 4. Locate the system board battery. See “Server components” on page 28. 5. Remove any installed PCI Express card (such as the Ethernet card) that impedes your access to the system board battery. See “Removing the Ethernet card” on page 103. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 205: Replacing The System Board

    “Guidelines” on page 83. This topic provides instructions on how to replace the system board. Note: This procedure must be performed only by trained service personnel of Lenovo. CAUTION: Hazardous moving parts. Keep fingers and other body parts away.
  • Page 206 11. Remove the front system fans. See “Replacing the front system fan 1” on page 183. 12. Remove the heat sink and fan assemblies. See “Replacing the heat sink and fan assembly 1” on page 188. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 207 13. Disconnect all cables from the system board. Then, remove the ten screws that secure the system board following the recommended numerical sequence as shown. Figure 132. Removing the screws that secure the system board Chapter 6 Installing, removing, or replacing hardware...
  • Page 208 15. Place the old system board on a clean, flat, and static-protective surface. Touch the static-protective package that contains the new system board to any unpainted surface on the outside of the server. Then, take the new system board out of the package. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 209 16. Install the new system board into the chassis as shown. Ensure that the rear connectors on the new system board are inserted into the corresponding holes in the rear panel and the ten screw holes in the new system board are aligned with the corresponding mounting studs on the chassis. Figure 134.
  • Page 210 Ensure that the small handle and the microprocessor retainer are in the fully open position. See “Installing the second microprocessor” on page 157. Note: Do not drop anything onto the microprocessor socket while it is exposed. The socket pins must be kept as clean as possible. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 211 b. Position the microprocessor socket cover above the microprocessor socket so that the small triangle on the socket cover faces the small triangle on the microprocessor retainer. Then, carefully press the socket cover straight down into the socket until it snaps into position. Figure 136.
  • Page 212: Completing The Parts Replacement

    1. Start the Setup Utility program by pressing the F1 key, and then check the BIOS and BMC version. 2. Go to http://www.lenovo.com/drivers and follow the instructions on the Web page to download the latest version of firmware. Then, install the firmware to your server.
  • Page 213 4. Position the server cover on the chassis so that the rail on the bottom of the server cover engages the bottom rail on the chassis. Then, align the four tabs on the server cover with the corresponding holes in the top edge of the chassis. Pivot the server cover to close it. Figure 138.
  • Page 214: Updating The Server Configuration

    Attention: To avoid component damage, connect the power cords last. Note: In most areas of the world, Lenovo requires the return of the defective CRU. Information about this will come with the CRU or will come a few days after the CRU arrives.
  • Page 215: Chapter 7. Troubleshooting And Diagnostics

    LEDs, refer to the related topics in “Locations” on page 13. Using a diagnostic program The ThinkServer Diagnostic Tool program is available for you to diagnose server problems. To use a diagnostic program, do the following: © Copyright Lenovo 2014...
  • Page 216: Viewing The System Event Log

    1. Go to http://www.lenovo.com/drivers and follow the instructions on the Web page to locate a diagnostic program. 2. Download and unzip the diagnostic program package to get the diagnostic program package folder. 3. Open the diagnostic program package folder and run the QTW.exe file.
  • Page 217: Optical Drive Problems

    Symptom Action through the program main interface. See “Starting the ThinkServer EasyStartup program” on page 69. 2. Verify if the optical drive or the disc has problems. See “Optical drive problems” on page 205. Optical drive problems Follow the suggested actions for the corresponding symptom in the order in which they are listed until the problem is solved.
  • Page 218: Hard Disk Drive Problems

    6. Ensure that the cable connection is correct. See “Connecting the cables” on page 43. 7. Reconnect the backplane power cable and repeat step 1 through step 4. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 219: Memory Module Problems

    Symptom Action 8. Reconnect the backplane signal cable and repeat step 1 through step 4. 9. If you suspect a problem with the backplane signal cable or the backplane: a. Replace the affected backplane signal cable. b. Replace the affected backplane. Multiple hard disk drives fail.
  • Page 220: Keyboard, Mouse, Or Usb Device Problems

    • The device drivers are installed correctly. • The USB controller is enabled in the Setup Utility program. See “Using the Setup Utility program” on page 61. 2. Restart the server. 3. Replace the USB device. ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 221: Chapter 8. Getting Information, Help, And Service

    The troubleshooting and diagnostics information might tell you that you need additional or updated device drivers or other software. Lenovo maintains pages on the World Wide Web where you can get the latest technical information and download documentation or device drivers and updates. To access the Lenovo Support Web site, go to: http://www.lenovo.com/support...
  • Page 222: Help And Service

    • Check the power switches to ensure that the system and optional devices are turned on. • Use the troubleshooting information in your system documentation on the documentation DVD that comes with your product. • Check for the updated information, new device drivers, and hints and tips on the Lenovo Support Web site at: http://www.lenovo.com/support If possible, be at your product when you call.
  • Page 223: Using Other Services

    Service availability and service names might vary by country or region. For more information about these services, go to the Lenovo Web site at: http://www.lenovo.com...
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  • Page 225: Appendix A. Notices

    Lenovo representative for information on the products and services currently available in your area. Any reference to a Lenovo product, program, or service is not intended to state or imply that only that Lenovo product, program, or service may be used. Any functionally equivalent product, program, or service that does not infringe any Lenovo intellectual property right may be used instead.
  • Page 226: Trademarks

    Trademarks Lenovo, the Lenovo logo, and ThinkServer are trademarks of Lenovo in the United States, other countries, or both. Intel, Intel Core, and Intel Xeon are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds.
  • Page 227: Polyvinyl Chloride (pvc) Cable And Cord Notice

    Lenovo encourages owners of information technology (IT) equipment to responsibly recycle their equipment when it is no longer needed. Lenovo offers a variety of programs and services to assist equipment owners in recycling their IT products. For information on recycling Lenovo products, go to: http://www.lenovo.com/recycling...
  • Page 228: Requirements For Batteries Containing Perchlorate

    The following statement applies to users in the state of California, U.S.A. California Perchlorate Information: Products containing CR (manganese dioxide) lithium coin cell batteries may contain perchlorate. Perchlorate Material - special handling may apply, See http://www.dtsc.ca.gov/hazardouswaste/perchlorate ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 229: Important Weee Information

    This topic provides statements about the Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive (RoHS). European Union RoHS Lenovo products sold in the European Union, on or after 3 January 2013 meet the requirements of Directive 2011/65/EU on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (“RoHS recast”...
  • Page 230: Electronic Emission Notices

    Properly shielded and grounded cables and connectors must be used in order to meet FCC emission limits. Lenovo is not responsible for any radio or television interference caused by using other than specified or recommended cables and connectors or by unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment.
  • Page 231: Eurasian Compliance Mark

    Geräte der Klasse A. Dieses Gerät ist berechtigt, in Übereinstimmung mit dem Deutschen EMVG das EG-Konformitätszeichen - CE - zu führen. Verantwortlich für die Konformitätserklärung nach Paragraf 5 des EMVG ist die Lenovo (Deutschland) GmbH, Gropiusplatz 10, D-70563 Stuttgart. Informationen in Hinsicht EMVG Paragraf 4 Abs. (1) 4: Das Gerät erfüllt die Schutzanforderungen nach EN 55024 und EN 55022 Klasse A.
  • Page 232: Energy Star Model Information

    For more information about ENERGY STAR, go to: http://www.energystar.gov Lenovo encourages you to make efficient use of energy an integral part of your day-to-day operations. To help in this endeavor, set the following power-management features to take effect when your servers have been used: •...
  • Page 233: Index

    RAID array flashing the BIOS completing the replacement front bezel CRU identification reinstalling removing front panel devices, handling static-sensitive locations diagnostic program front panel board assembly troubleshooting and diagnostics replacing © Copyright Lenovo 2014...
  • Page 234 ThinkServer Management Module status internal RDX drive Lenovo ThinkServer EasyManage installation rules software DIMM Lenovo ThinkServer EasyManage program memory module using installing locations DIMM LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility program ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 235 TMM Premium considerations setting, changing, deleting TR 100 or TR 300 Key Setup Utility program TR 500 Key on the RAID card PCI card bracket assembly TR 700 Battery reinstalling replace © Copyright Lenovo 2014...
  • Page 236 ThinkServer EasyStartup password software Setup Utility program ThinkServer EasyStartup program exiting features interface starting password using ThinkServer TD340 User Guide and Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 237 TÜV gloss statement updating firmware server configuration the BIOS updating or recovering the BIOS using documentation EasyUpdate Firmware Updater program Lenovo ThinkServer EasyManage program passwords Setup Utility program ThinkServer EasyStartup program video subsystem features © Copyright Lenovo 2014...
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