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PRIMERGY TX140 S2
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Operating Manual
July 2013

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  • Page 1 Operating Manual - English PRIMERGY TX140 S2 Server Operating Manual July 2013...
  • Page 2: Copyright And Trademarks

    – The contents of this manual may be revised without prior notice. – Fujitsu assumes no liability for damages to third party copyrights or other rights arising from the use of any information in this manual. – No part of this manual may be reproduced in any without the prior written permission of Fujitsu.
  • Page 3 Before reading this manual For your safety This manual contains important information for safely and correctly using this product. Carefully read the manual before using this product. Pay particular attention to the accompanying manual "Safety Notes and Regulations" and ensure these safety notes are understood before using the product.
  • Page 4 Please consult the sales staff of Fujitsu if intending to use this product for high safety use. Measures against momentary voltage drop This product may be affected by a momentary voltage drop in the power supply caused by lightning.
  • Page 5 Please refer to the following internet address for further information on the usage and operation conditions of each available type of hard disk drive: http://jp.fujitsu.com/platform/server/primergy/harddisk/ Only for the Japanese market: Although described in this manual, some sections do not apply to the Japanese market.
  • Page 6 Operating Manual TX140 S2...
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction ......11 Concept and target groups for this manual ..11 Documentation overview .
  • Page 8 Contents Connecting the server to the mains ....53 5.5.1 Using cable ties (standard PSU) ....54 5.5.2 Using cable ties (hot-plug PSU) .
  • Page 9 Contents Flickering stripes on monitor screen ... . . 83 No screen display or display drifts ....83 No mouse pointer displayed on screen .
  • Page 10 Contents Operating Manual TX140 S2...
  • Page 11: Introduction

    Introduction The PRIMERGY TX140 S2 is the ideal robust and cost-efficient server for small ® and medium-sized businesses (SMB) or branch offices. It offers best Intel ® Xeon E3 performance and solid expandability thanks to hot-plug storage drives. The optionally redundant power supply and a choice of different RAID controllers ensure high availability and peace of mind.
  • Page 12: Documentation Overview

    Introduction Documentation overview More information on your PRIMERGY TX140 S2 can be found in the following documents: – "Quick Start Hardware - PRIMERGY TX140 S2" leaflet – "ServerView Quick Start Guide" – "Safety Notes and Regulations" manual " 安全上のご注意 " for the Japanese market –...
  • Page 13: Notational Conventions

    Introduction Further sources of information: – ServerView Suite Glossary – Manual for the monitor – Documentation for the boards and drives – Operating system documentation – Information files in your operating system Notational conventions The following notational conventions are used in this manual: indicates commands or menu items.
  • Page 14 Introduction Operating Manual TX140 S2...
  • Page 15: Functional Overview

    Functional overview This section provides information on the features and technical data of the PRIMERGY TX140 S2 server. For information on key characteristics and layout of the system board, see the "PRIMERGY TX140 S2 Server Upgrade and Maintenance Manual". Features ®...
  • Page 16 (for the Japanese market) System board The features of the system board are described in the "PRIMERGY TX140 S2 Server Upgrade and Maintenance Manual" for the hardware and in the "D3239 BIOS Setup Utility for PRIMERGY TX140 S2 Reference Manual" for the firmware.
  • Page 17 Functional overview – If a failure occurs, please inform your service about the TPM activation before it takes any action, and be prepared to provide them with your backup copies of the TPM content. Hard disk drives The server is shipped with one of the following drive cages: –...
  • Page 18 Further information on other SAS/SATA RAID controllers (e.g. for operating external SAS/SATA hard disk drives or tape drives) is available on the Fujitsu manuals server under Industry Standard Servers - Expansion Cards - Storage Adapters - LSI RAID / SCSI Controllers.
  • Page 19 Functional overview Accessible drives The server has three 5.25-inch bays that can be used in various ways: The individual bays can be equipped with any 3.5-inch drives (height:1.6 inch). You can install a multibay (DVD-LSD/LSP) in the top bay. You can install a slimline DVD drive and the ServerView Local Service Display or ServerView Local Service Panel in the multibay (DVD-LSD/LSP).
  • Page 20 "hides" the defective system components. The PDA (Prefailure Detection and Analysis) technology from Fujitsu analyzes and monitors all components that are critical for system reliability. A RAID controller supports different RAID levels and increase the availability and data security of the system.
  • Page 21 Functional overview iRMC S4 with integrated management LAN connector The iRMC S4 (integrated Remote Management Controller) is a Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) with integrated management LAN connector and expanded functionality that was previously only available with additional plug-in cards. In this way, the iRMC S4 enables complete control of PRIMERGY servers, regardless of system status, and thus particularly the control of PRIMERGY servers that are in the "out-of-band"...
  • Page 22 Server management is implemented using the ServerView Operations Manager supplied and the PDA (Prefailure Detection and Analysis) technology from Fujitsu. PDA reports the threat of a system error or overload at an early stage, allowing preventive measures to be taken.
  • Page 23 BIOS update. With the iRMC S4 (integrated Remote Management Controller) on the system board, the PRIMERGY TX140 S2 server can also be maintained and serviced remotely. This enables remote diagnosis for system analysis, remote configuration and remote restart should the operating system or hardware fail.
  • Page 24 ServerView Remote Management ServerView Remote Management is the remote management solution from Fujitsu for PRIMERGY servers. ServerView Remote Management and the relevant hardware components integrated on the system board allow remote monitoring and maintenance as well as fast restoration of operation in the event of errors.
  • Page 25: Server Specification

    Functional overview Server specification This section explains the specifications for the server. The specifications for this server are liable to be updated without any notice. Please be forewarned. System Board System board type D3239 ® Chipset Intel C224 Processor ® ®...
  • Page 26 Functional overview Service LAN (RJ45) 1 x dedicated service LAN port for iRMC S4 (10/100/1000 Mbit/s) Service LAN traffic can be switched to shared onboard Gbit LAN port Onboard or integrated controllers RAID Controller Modular RAID 0/1 controller with "Integrated Mirroring Enhanced"...
  • Page 27 Functional overview Slot notes In SAS configuration 1x PCI-Express occupied by modular RAID controller. In configurations with ® ® ® Intel Core i3 or Intel Pentium processors slots are operated with PCI-Express 2.0. Drive bays Hard disk bay 4x 3,5-inch, for SAS / SATA or 8x 2,5-inch for configuration SAS/SATA/SSD optional Accessible drive bays...
  • Page 28 Functional overview Status LED at system System status (orange / yellow) rear side: Identification (blue) LAN connection (green) LAN speed (green / yellow) CSS (yellow) Dimensions / Weight Tower (W x D x H) 177 x 560 x 455 mm Rack (W x D x H) 483 x 495 x 177 mm (without projecting parts) Mounting Depth Rack...
  • Page 29 Functional overview Noise level (depending on the configuration) SATA systems SAS systems Sound power level L < 4.2 B (standby) < 4.9 B (standby) (ISO 9296) < 4.2 B (operation) < 5.1 B (operation) Sound pressure level at < 25 dB (A) (standby) <...
  • Page 30 Functional overview Compliance with regulations and standards Product safety and ergonomics International IEC 60950-1 2ed. Europe Safety EN 60950-1 2ed. EN 50371 EN 50392 Ergonomics ISO 9241-3 EN 2941-3 EK1-ITB 2003:2007 USA / Canada CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1-07 2ed. UL 60950-1 2ed. Taiwan CNS 14336 China...
  • Page 31: Installation Steps, Overview

    Installation steps, overview This chapter contains an overview of the steps necessary to install your server. Links take you to sections where you can find more detailed information about the respective steps: Ê First of all, it is essential that you familiarize yourself with the safety information in chapter "Important information"...
  • Page 32 Details on how to operate the ServerView Installation Manager, as well as some additional information, are included in the "ServerView Suite Installation Manager" user’s guide (on the Fujitsu manuals server under Industry Standard Servers - Software - ServerView Suite - Server Installation and Deployment).
  • Page 33: Important Information

    Important information In this chapter you will find essential information regarding safety when working on your server. Safety instructions The following safety instructions are also provided in the manual "Safety Notes and Regulations" or " 安全上のご注意 ". This device meets the relevant safety regulations for IT equipment. If you have any questions about whether you can install the server in the intended environment, please contact your sales outlet or our customer service team.
  • Page 34 Important information Before starting up CAUTION! During installation and before operating the device, observe the ● instructions on environmental conditions for your device (see "Ambient conditions" on page 28). If the server has been moved from a cold environment, condensation ●...
  • Page 35 Important information CAUTION! Ensure that the power sockets on the device and the properly ● grounded power outlets are freely accessible. The On/Off button or the main power switch (if present) does not ● isolate the device from the mains power supply. To disconnect it completely from the mains power supply, unplug all network power plugs from the properly grounded power outlets.
  • Page 36 Important information CAUTION! Proper operation of the system (in accordance with IEC 60950-1/2 ● resp. EN 60950-1/2) is only ensured if the casing is completely assembled and the rear covers for the installation slots have been fitted (electric shock, cooling, fire protection, interference suppression).
  • Page 37 ● concerning special waste. Replace the lithium battery on the system board in accordance with ● the instructions in the PRIMERGY TX140 S2 Server Upgrade and Maintenance manual. All batteries containing pollutants are marked with a symbol (a ● crossed-out garbage can). In addition, the marking is provided with...
  • Page 38 Important information Working with CDs/DVDs/BDs and optical drives When working with devices with optical drives, these instructions must be followed. CAUTION! Only use CDs/DVDs/BDs that are in perfect condition, in order to ● prevent data loss, equipment damage and injury. Check each CD/DVD/BD for damage, cracks, breakages etc.
  • Page 39 Important information Do not contaminate the CD/DVD/BD surface with fingerprints, oil, ● dust, etc. If dirty, clean with a soft, dry cloth, wiping from the center to the edge. Do not use benzene, thinners, water, record sprays, antistatic agents, or silicone-impregnated cloth. Be careful not to damage the CD/DVD/BD surface.
  • Page 40 Important information Modules with Electrostatic-Sensitive Devices Modules with electrostatic-sensitive devices are identified by the following sticker: Figure 1: ESD label When you handle components fitted with ESDs, you must always observe the following points: Switch off the system and remove the power plugs from the power outlets ●...
  • Page 41: Energy Star

    Important information Other important information: During cleaning, observe the instructions in section "Cleaning the server" on ● page Keep this operating manual and the other documentation (such as the ● technical manual, documentation DVD) close to the device. All documentation must be included if the equipment is passed on to a third party.
  • Page 42: Fcc Class A Compliance Statement

    Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. ● Fujitsu is not responsible for any radio or television interference caused by unauthorized modifications of this equipment or the substitution or attachment of connecting cables and equipment other than those specified by Fujitsu. The correction of interferences caused by such unauthorized modification, substitution or attachment will be the responsibility of the user.
  • Page 43: Transporting The Server

    Important information Transporting the server CAUTION! Only transport the server in its original packaging or in packaging that protects it from impacts and jolts. Do not unpack the server until it is at its installation location. If you need to lift or transport the server, ask other people to help you. Never lift or carry the device by the Quick Release Levers (QRLs) on the front panel.
  • Page 44: Notes On Installing The Server In The Rack

    Important information Notes on installing the server in the rack CAUTION! For safety reasons, at least two people are required to install the ● server in the rack because of its weight and size. (For the Japanese market, please refer to " 安全上のご注意 ".) Never lift the server into the rack using the QRLs (Quick Release ●...
  • Page 45: Environmental Protection

    Important information Environmental protection Environmentally-friendly product design and development This product has been designed in accordance with the Fujitsu standard for "environmentally friendly product design and development". This means that key factors such as durability, selection and labeling of materials, emissions, packaging, ease of dismantling and recycling have been taken into account.
  • Page 46 Details regarding the return and recycling of devices and consumables within Europe can also be found in the "Returning used devices" manual, via your local Fujitsu branch or from our recycling center in Paderborn: Fujitsu Technology Solutions Recycling Center D-33106 Paderborn Tel.
  • Page 47: Hardware Installation

    Hardware installation CAUTION! Follow the safety instructions in the chapter "Important information" ● on page Do not expose the server to extreme environmental conditions (see ● "Ambient conditions" on page 28). Protect the server from dust, humidity and heat. Make sure that the server is acclimatized for the time indicated in this ●...
  • Page 48: Unpacking The Server

    Hardware installation Unpacking the server CAUTION! Follow the safety instructions in "Important information" on page The server must always be lifted or carried by at least two people. (For the Japanese market, please refer to " 安全上のご注意 ".) Do not unpack the server until it is at its installation location. Ê...
  • Page 49: Setting Up The Floorstand Model

    Hardware installation Setting up the floorstand model If you are not installing a PRIMERGY TX140 S2 floorstand model, skip this section and continue reading at section "Installing/removing the rack model" on page Ê Transport the server to the place where you want to set it up.
  • Page 50: Installing/Removing The Rack Model

    If several units are simultaneously extended out of the rack, there is a risk that the rack could tip over. Fujitsu rack systems The rack systems from Fujitsu support the installation of PRIMERGY servers: – PRIMECENTER rack – PRIMECENTER M1 rack –...
  • Page 51 Hardware installation The main features of Fujitsu rack systems are as follows: – rail systems that can be mounted without tools – support systems having a linear alignment feature to ensure that they can be adjusted to different rack depths Asymmetrical PRIMECENTER Rack and DataCenter Rack provide an enhanced cable management in the lateral rack area.
  • Page 52: Connecting Devices To The Server

    The connectors for external devices are on the front and rear of the server. The additional connectors available on your server depend on the expansion cards installed. For further information refer to the “PRIMERGY TX140 S2 Server Upgrade and Maintenance Manual”. The standard connectors are indicated by...
  • Page 53: Connecting The Server To The Mains

    Hardware installation Connecting the monitor Ê Connect the monitor to the video connector of the server (see figure 2 on page 52). Ê Connect the power cable of the monitor to a grounded mains outlet of the in- house mains and/or to the mains socket strip of the rack. CAUTION! The rated current for the monitor is indicated on the technical data label on the monitor or in the operating manual for the monitor.
  • Page 54: Using Cable Ties (Standard Psu)

    Hardware installation 5.5.1 Using cable ties (standard PSU) You can secure the power cable using a cable tie to ensure that the insulated connector cannot be disconnected from the server accidentally. The cable tie is included in the accessories pack that is delivered together with the server. Figure 3: Using cable ties (standard PSU) Ê...
  • Page 55: Using Cable Ties (Hot-Plug Psu)

    Hardware installation 5.5.2 Using cable ties (hot-plug PSU) You can secure the power cable using a cable tie to ensure that the insulated connector cannot be disconnected from the server accidentally. The cable tie is included in the accessories pack that is delivered together with the server. Figure 4: Using cable ties (hot-plug PSU) Ê...
  • Page 56: Notes On Connecting/Disconnecting Cables

    Hardware installation Notes on connecting/disconnecting cables CAUTION! Always read the documentation supplied with the device you wish to connect. Never connect, or disconnect cables during a thunderstorm. Never pull on a cable when disconnecting it. Always take hold of the cable by the plug.
  • Page 57 Hardware installation Information for ensuring electromagnetic compatibility All data and signal cables must have sufficient shielding. The use of cable type S/FTP Cat5 or better is recommended. Use of unshielded or badly shielded cables may lead to increased emission of interference and/or reduced fault-tolerance of the device.
  • Page 58 Hardware installation Operating Manual TX140 S2...
  • Page 59: Starting Up And Operation

    Starting up and operation CAUTION! Follow the safety instructions in chapter "Important information" on page Access to the drives (floorstand model) 6.1.1 Enabling access to the accessible drives Figure 5: Removing the drive cover and snapping it into the HDD cover Ê...
  • Page 60 Starting up and operation The drive cover is replaced and the server locked in the reverse order. Figure 6: Removing the drive cover from the HDD cover Ê Carefully pull out on the green release lever (1) and lift off the drive cover (2). Operating Manual TX140 S2...
  • Page 61: Enabling Access To The Hdd Modules

    Starting up and operation 6.1.2 Enabling access to the HDD modules ① Figure 7: Removing the HDD cover Ê Unlock the server (1). Ê Remove the HDD cover (2). The HDD cover is replaced and the server locked in the reverse order. Operating Manual TX140 S2...
  • Page 62: Control Elements And Indicators

    7 ID indicator 15 ID button 8 CSS indicator 16 2x USB 3.0 connectors The meaning of the local diagnotsic indicators (1) - (6) is discribed in the "PRIMERGY TX140 S2 Server Upgrade and Maintenance manual". Operating Manual TX140 S2...
  • Page 63: Id Card

    Starting up and operation 6.2.1.1 ID card Figure 9: ID card You can pull out the ID card as far as it will go and push it back again. The ID card contains various system information, such as the product name, serial number, order number, MAC addresses and DNS name (in the Japanese market, only the product name and the serial number).
  • Page 64: Control Elements

    Starting up and operation 6.2.1.2 Control elements Lock (only floorstand model) The server can be locked to prevent access to the drives. On/Off button When the system is switched off, it can be switched on again by pressing the On/Off button. When the system is operating, pressing the On/Off button will switch off the system.
  • Page 65: Indicators On The Control Panel

    Starting up and operation 6.2.1.3 Indicators on the control panel Power indicator (two-color) Glows green when the server is switched on. Lights up orange when the server is switched OFF, but mains voltage is present (standby mode). HDD / SSD activity indicator (green) Lights up green when an internal hard disk drive is accessed.
  • Page 66: Indicators On The Drives

    Starting up and operation CSS indicator (yellow) – Lights up yellow if a prefailure event was detected for a CSS component that you can fix yourself (for reasons of precaution) with the CSS concept. – Flashes yellow if an error was detected that you can fix yourself with the CSS concept.
  • Page 67 Starting up and operation Hard disk drive indicators Figure 10: Indicators on the 3.5 inch and 2.5 inch HDD modules 1 HDD BUSY (green) – Lit: HDD in active phase (drive active, drive being accessed) – Does not light: HDD inactive 2 HDD FAULT (orange) (in conjunction with a RAID controller) SAS server variant...
  • Page 68: Rear Of Server

    Starting up and operation 6.2.2 Rear of server 6.2.2.1 Indicators on the connector panel CSS, Global Error and ID indicators Figure 11: Indicators on the connector panel: CSS, Global Error and ID indicators 1 CSS, Global Error and ID indicators (yellow, orange and blue) Global Error indicator (orange) –...
  • Page 69 Starting up and operation CSS indicator (yellow) – Lights up yellow if a prefailure event was detected for a CSS component that you can fix yourself (for reasons of precaution) with the CSS concept. – Flashes yellow if an error was detected that you can fix yourself with the CSS concept.
  • Page 70 10 Mbit/s. Depending on the settings in the BIOS, the shared LAN connector may also be used as a service LAN connector. You will find further information in the "D3239 BIOS Setup Utility for PRIMERGY TX140 S2 Reference Manual". Operating Manual...
  • Page 71: Switching The Server On And Off

    Precautions".When operating the device outside of this operating environment, the server may operate improperly, damage data etc.Furthermore, Fujitsu cannot be held responsible for any related damage,malfunction, or loss of data, etc. Be sure to wait for 10 seconds or more after shutdown before turning ●...
  • Page 72 Starting up and operation Ê Follow the on-screen instructions (see also section "Configuring the server and installing the operating system with the ServerView Installation Manager" on page 75 or section "Configuring the server and installing the operating system without the ServerView Installation Manager"...
  • Page 73: Configuring The Server

    The controller has its own configuration utility. For further information, refer to the “Embedded MegaRAID Software User’s Guide” (on the Fujitsu manuals server under Industry Standard Servers - Expansion Cards - Storage Adapters - LSI SAS / SCSI RAID Controllers).
  • Page 74: Configuring The Sas/Sata Raid Controller

    A separate utility is available to the controller for MegaRAID configuration. For further information, refer to the "SAS Software User’s Guide" (on the Fujitsu manuals server under Industry Standard Servers - Expansion Cards - Storage Adapters - LSI Configuration Software).
  • Page 75: Configuring The Server And Installing The Operating System With The Serverview Installation Manager

    The software that can be installed depends on your server’s hardware configuration. This configuration is detected automatically. Descriptions of operating systems not covered in the RAID controller manual are provided in the corresponding readme files under: http://www.fujitsu.com/global/services/computing/server/ia/driver/index.html (for the EMEA market). http://jp.fujitsu.com/platform/server/primergy/downloads/ (for the Japanese market).
  • Page 76: Configuring The Server And Installing The Operating System Without The Serverview Installation Manager

    Starting up and operation 6.4.4 Configuring the server and installing the operating system without the ServerView Installation Manager Configure onboard SATA controller Configure the controller as described in section "Configuring the onboard SATA controller" on page Configure SAS/SATA RAID controller with "MegaRAID functionality" Configure the controller as described in section "Configuring the SAS/SATA RAID controller"...
  • Page 77: Cleaning The Server

    Starting up and operation Cleaning the server CAUTION! Switch off the server and disconnect the power plugs from the properly grounded power outlets. Do not clean any interior parts yourself; leave this job to a service technician. Do not use any cleaning agents that contain abrasives or may corrode plastic.
  • Page 78 Starting up and operation Operating Manual TX140 S2...
  • Page 79: Property And Data Protection

    By combining these options, you can achieve optimum protection for your system. A detailed description of the Security menu and how to assign passwords can be found in the BIOS Setup documentation on the Fujitsu manuals server. Operating Manual...
  • Page 80 Property and data protection Operating Manual TX140 S2...
  • Page 81: Troubleshooting And Tips

    Troubleshooting and tips CAUTION! Follow the safety instructions in the "Safety notes and regulations" manual or " 安全上のご注意 " and in chapter "Important information" on page If a fault occurs, attempt to resolve it using the measures described: – in this chapter, –...
  • Page 82: Server Switches Itself Off

    Troubleshooting and tips Server switches itself off Server Management has detected an error Ê Check the error list of System Event Log in ServerView Operations Manager or in the iRMC S4 web interface, and attempt to eliminate the error. Screen remains blank Monitor is switched off Ê...
  • Page 83: Flickering Stripes On Monitor Screen

    Troubleshooting and tips Flickering stripes on monitor screen CAUTION! Switch off the server immediately. Risk of damaging the server. Monitor does not support the set horizontal frequency Ê Find out which horizontal frequency your monitor screen supports. You will find the horizontal frequency (also known as line frequency or horizontal deflection frequency) in the documentation for your monitor.
  • Page 84: Incorrect Date And Time

    If the date and time are still wrong after the server has been switched off and back on again, replace the lithium battery (for a description refer to the PRIMERGY TX140 S2 Server Upgrade and Maintenance Manual) or contact our customer service team.
  • Page 85: Error Message On Screen

    Troubleshooting and tips 8.10 Error message on screen The meaning of the error message is explained in the documentation for the relevant components and programs on the Fujitsu manuals server. 8.11 Expansion cards or onboard devices not recognized When an expansion card is added, other expansion cards or onboard devices might not be recognized.
  • Page 86: Optical Drive Cannot Read Data

    Troubleshooting and tips 8.14 Optical drive cannot read data Ê Check to see whether the CD/DVD/BD is inserted properly. If it is not inserted, correctly insert the disk so that the label is facing up. Ê Check to see whether the CD/DVD/BD is not dirty. If it is dirty, wipe it with a soft, dry cloth.