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HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade
Setup and Installation Guide
May 2004 (First Edition)
Part Number 354555-001

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    HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide May 2004 (First Edition) Part Number 354555-001...

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    HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty. HP shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein. Microsoft and Windows are U.S. registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Front Panel LEDs, Button, and Port ................. 1-4 System Maintenance Switch ..................1-5 Local I/O Cable Connectors..................1-7 Chapter 2 Server Blade Operations Powering Up the Server Blade ..................2-1 Powering Down the Server Blade ................... 2-2 HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

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    BIOS Enhanced RAID ....................5-9 Network-Based PXE Deployment................5-11 HP Systems Insight Manager ..................5-14 Diagnostics Utility....................5-14 Automatic Server Recovery-2 .................5-15 Integrated Management Log ...................5-15 Configuration and Deployment Overview..............5-19 Static IP Bay Configuration ..................5-19 HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

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    Regulatory Compliance Identification Numbers.............C-1 Federal Communications Commission Notice ..............C-1 Modifications ......................C-1 Cables........................C-2 Canadian Notice (Avis Canadien) ...................C-2 European Union Notice ....................C-2 Japanese Notice .......................C-2 Korean Notice........................C-3 BSMI Notice........................C-3 Battery Replacement Notice....................C-3 HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

  • Page 6: Electrostatic Discharge

    Contents Appendix D Electrostatic Discharge Preventing Electrostatic Damage..................D-1 Grounding Methods ......................D-2 Index HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

  • Page 7: About This Guide

    HP ProLiant BL30p server blade. Audience Assumptions This guide is for the person who installs, administers, and troubleshoots servers. HP assumes you are qualified in the servicing of computer equipment and trained in recognizing hazards in products with hazardous energy levels.

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    WARNING: To reduce the risk of personal injury or damage to the Weight in kg equipment, observe local occupational health and safety requirements Weight in lb and guidelines for manual material handling. viii HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

  • Page 9: Rack Stability

    IMPORTANT: Text set off in this manner presents essential information to explain a concept or complete a task. NOTE: Text set off in this manner presents additional information to emphasize or supplement important points of the main text. HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

  • Page 10: Related Documents

    Technical Support In North America, call the HP Technical Support Phone Center at 1-800-652-6672. This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For continuous quality improvement, calls may be recorded or monitored. Outside North America, call the nearest HP Technical Support Phone Center.

  • Page 11: Hp Website

    Third-party hardware or software • Operating system type and revision level HP Website The HP website has information on this product as well as the latest drivers and flash ROM images. You can access the HP website at www.hp.com Authorized Reseller For the name of the nearest authorized reseller: •...

  • Page 12: Server Blade Component Identification

    Server Blade Component Identification Server Blade Components and Connectors Use Figure 1-1 and Table 1-1 to identify the server blade components and connectors. HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

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    Server Blade Component Identification Figure 1-1: Server blade components and connectors HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

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    System Maintenance Switch (SW1) Processor socket 2 Adapter card connectors (2) Battery Power converter module DIMM slots (2) (slot 1 populated) Processor socket 1 (populated) Hard drive cable connector Fan assembly Drive cage assembly HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

  • Page 15: Front Panel Leds, Button, And Port

    Six LEDs on the front of the server blade indicate server status. Use Figure 1-2 and Table 1-2 to identify LED locations and functions. Figure 1-2: ProLiant BL30p server blade front panel LEDs, button, and port Table 1-2: ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Front Panel LEDs, Button, and Port Item LED/Button...

  • Page 16: System Maintenance Switch

    Server Blade Component Identification Table 1-2: ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Front Panel LEDs, Button, and Port continued Item LED/Button Status Description NIC 1 LED* Green = Linked to network Green flashing = Network activity NIC 2 LED* Off = No activity...

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    Reset Configuration Off = Normal. On = ROM treats the system configuration as invalid. Reserved — Reserved — *To access redundant ROM, set S1, S5, and S6 to ON. HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

  • Page 18: Local I/o Cable Connectors

    Video connector Provides video capability. USB connector 1 Provides USB connection enabling direct connection to the server blade. USB connector 2 Provides USB connection enabling direct connection to the server blade. continued HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

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    RJ-45 (10/100 Ethernet) Provides an Ethernet connector connector through which you can access the server blade iLO interface from a client device. HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

  • Page 20: Server Blade Operations

    If you changed this setting, use one of the following methods to power up the server blade: CAUTION: Be sure that the ProLiant BL30p server blade is installed in a server blade enclosure with enhanced backplane components. Installing a ProLiant BL30p server blade in a server blade enclosure without enhanced backplane components can damage the power subsystem.

  • Page 21: Powering Down The Server Blade

    For more information about iLO, refer to Chapter 5, “Server Blade Configuration and Utilities.” Powering Down the Server Blade The ProLiant BL30p server blade can be powered down in either of the following ways: — Use the virtual power button feature in the iLO remote console to power down the server blade.

  • Page 22: Server Blade Setup

    5. Remove the server blade from the ProLiant BL30p blade sleeve. IMPORTANT: Do not remove the ProLiant BL30p blade sleeve from the server blade enclosure. CAUTION: Properly ground yourself before beginning any installation procedure.

  • Page 23: Removing A Server Blade Blank

    Server Blade Setup Removing a Server Blade Blank Two sizes of blanks exist for the HP ProLiant BL p-Class system. A 6U blank is installed in the server blade enclosure in place of a 6U server blade or blade sleeve. A 3U server blade blank is installed in the blade sleeve in place of a 3U server blade.

  • Page 24: Installing A Blade Sleeve

    NOTE: Store the ProLiant BL30p server blade blank for future use. Installing a Blade Sleeve CAUTION: Be sure that the ProLiant BL30p server blade is installed in a server blade enclosure with enhanced backplane components. Installing a ProLiant BL30p server blade in a server blade enclosure without enhanced backplane components can damage the power subsystem.

  • Page 25: Installing A Proliant Bl30p Server Blade

    Figure 3-3: Installing a blade sleeve Installing a ProLiant BL30p Server Blade CAUTION: Be sure that the ProLiant BL30p server blade is installed in a server blade enclosure with enhanced backplane components. Installing a ProLiant BL30p server blade in a server blade enclosure without enhanced backplane components can damage the power subsystem.

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    Server Blade Setup 2. Close the ejector lever (2). CAUTION: Be sure that the ProLiant BL30p server blade is installed in a server blade enclosure with enhanced backplane components. Installing a ProLiant BL30p server blade in a server blade enclosure without enhanced backplane components can damage the power subsystem.

  • Page 27: Removing A Proliant Bl30p Server Blade

    Place a hand under the server blade to support it as you remove it from the server blade enclosure. IMPORTANT: Do not remove the ProLiant BL30p blade sleeve from the server blade enclosure. Figure 3-5: Removing a ProLiant BL30p server blade Place the server blade on a flat, level surface.

  • Page 28: Hardware Options Installation

    Hardware Options Installation Processor Option The ProLiant BL30p server blade ships with one or two Intel Xeon™ processors. WARNING: This documentation assumes that the server blade is in a rack and not receiving power from a diagnostic station. If using a diagnostic station, be sure to disconnect the server blade from the diagnostic station before installing a processor.

  • Page 29: Removing A Processor Blank

    For information on accessing internal server blade components, refer to Chapter 3, “Server Blade Setup.” IMPORTANT: The heatsink is not reusable and must be discarded if removed from the processor after application. HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

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    Hardware Options Installation Figure 4-2: Removing the heatsink Figure 4-3: Removing the processor HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

  • Page 31: Installing A Processor And Heatsink

    Forcing the lever closed may result in damage to the processor and its socket, requiring replacement of the system board. HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

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    CAUTION: After the thermal interface media cover is removed, do not touch the thermal interface media. IMPORTANT: The heatsink is not reusable and must be discarded if removed from the processor after application. Figure 4-6: Installing a heatsink HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

  • Page 33: Hard Drives

    2. Hard Drives Install up to two hard drives in the drive cage assembly included with HP ProLiant BL30p server blades. The primary drive is located in the bottom bay of the hard drive cage and the secondary drive is located in the top bay of the hard drive cage.

  • Page 34: Installing Hard Drives

    If a hard drive is not installed in the drive cage assembly, the hard drive cable will only be attached to the system board. Figure 4-7: Removing the drive cage assembly HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

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    5. Slide the cover plate until the cover plate disengages and remove it from the drive cage assembly (2). 6. Lift the center plate out of the main cage (3). Figure 4-8: Removing the cover plate and center plate from the drive cage assembly HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

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    NOTE: Be sure that the jumper on the hard drive is set to Cable Select (CS) so that the drive device ID is determined by the hard drive cable. IMPORTANT: Be sure the hard drive label is facing up when installed in the drive cage assembly. HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

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    9. Align the cover plate and slide into place on the main cage so that all four latches lock into place (2). 10. Tighten the cover plate thumbscrew (3). Figure 4-10: Installing the center plate and the cover plate 4-10 HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

  • Page 38: Memory

    Figure 4-11: Installing the drive cage assembly and hard drive cable Memory You can expand system memory by installing synchronous DDR DIMMs. A ProLiant BL30p server blade supports up to two PC2100 ECC registered DDR SDRAM DIMMs. HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide 4-11...

  • Page 39: Interleaving And Non-interleaving Memory Configuration

    DIMMs must be installed in a pair. DIMMs can also be installed singularly. Activating Interleaving Memory On the ProLiant BL30p server blade, interleaving memory functionality is automatically activated when two identical DIMMs are detected. The server blade identifies memory mode in two ways. At post, the ROM will display an interleaving or non-interleaving message.

  • Page 40: Dimm Installation Guidelines

    Install only PC2100 registered DDR, 3.3-V, 72-bit wide, ECC DIMMs in the server blade. For interleaving memory functionality, install memory in identical pairs. NOTE: The server blade ships with one DIMM installed in DIMM slot 1. HP recommends that you install a second identical DIMM to achieve maximum performance.

  • Page 41: Dual Port Fibre Channel Adapter

    An optional Dual Port Fibre Channel adapter (FC adapter) enables fibre channel (FC) support for SAN connection when used in conjunction with either the RJ-45 Patch Panel 2 or the GbE2 Interconnect Switch. Refer to the HP ProLiant BL System Best Practices Guide for more information about connecting to the SAN.

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    Most FC switches provide this support, however, some vendors carry models that do not provide this port level support. For information on accessing internal server blade components, refer to Chapter 3, “Server Blade Setup.” Figure 4-13: Installing the FC adapter HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide 4-15...

  • Page 43: Server Blade Configuration And Utilities

    BIOS Enhanced RAID • Network-based PXE Deployment • SmartStart Scripting Toolkit • HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM) • Diagnostics Utility • Automatic Server Recovery (ASR-2) • Integrated Management Log (IML) HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

  • Page 44: Integrated Lights-out Advanced Management

    ProLiant Support Pack for Microsoft Windows, available from the ProLiant BL p-Class system product page h18002.www1.hp.com/support/files/server/us/index.html Linux operating system users can download these components from the HP website: www.hp.com/products/servers/linux/ For information on how to use these components with a Linux operating system, refer to http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/servers/linux/documentation.html#howtos...

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    IP address and the local I/O cable. For cabling instructions, refer to the documentation that ships with the diagnostic station or to the Documentation CD. HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

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    4. Make and save any necessary changes to the iLO configuration. 5. Exit iLO RBSU, when finished. HP recommends using the static IP bay configuration feature on iLO or DNS/DHCP with iLO to simplify installation. If DNS/DHCP cannot be used, use one of the...

  • Page 47: Redundant Rom Support

    1. Access RBSU by pressing the F9 key during power up when the prompt displays. 2. Select Advanced Options. 3. Select ROM Selection. 4. Select one of the ROM banks as the system ROM. HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

  • Page 48: Remote Rom Flash

    If both the current and backup versions of the ROM are corrupt, you must return the system board for a service replacement. Refer to the HP ProLiant BL p-Class System Maintenance and Service Guide and contact an HP authorized reseller.

  • Page 49: Rompaq Utility

    RBSU performs configuration activities and enables you to view server blade configuration information. The server blade ships pre-configured, and changes are not required unless you want to change the default settings. HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

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    Standard Boot Order (IPL) Automatic Server Recovery ASR Status Enabled ASR Timeout 10 minutes Thermal Shutdown Enabled *The default boot order is CD-ROM drive, diskette drive, hard drive, and network, respectively. continued HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

  • Page 51: Bios Enhanced Raid

    Disabled BIOS Enhanced RAID BIOS Enhanced RAID is a feature that allows a ProLiant BL30p server blade to boot from the secondary hard drive when the bootable partition on the primary drive is either inaccessible or is out of sync with a mirror on the secondary drive. This feature...

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    10. Repeat steps 5 through 7 for all other desired partitions. 11. At the Boot Loader Configuration screen, select Change Boot Loader. 12. Select LILO as the boot loader. 13. Continue with normal installation. 5-10 HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

  • Page 53: Network-based Pxe Deployment

    NC series NICs can be designated for PXE in RBSU. For NIC connector locations on RJ-45 patch panels and interconnect switches, refer to the HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Overview card included with the server blade. NOTE: Actual NIC numeration depends on several factors, including the operating system installed on the server.

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    — 10 Mb/s network adapter — CD-ROM drive • NFS repository server (only required for Red Hat Linux deployment) — Red Hat Linux 7.2 operating system installed — Network connection 5-12 HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

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    — Any of the following Java Runtime Environment versions: 1.3.1_02 1.3.1_07 1.3.1_08 1.4.1 for Windows users only 1.4.2 for Linux users only Access the Java Runtime Environment versions at http://java.sun.com/products/archive/index.html • Network server with an operating system installed HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide 5-13...

  • Page 56: Hp Systems Insight Manager

    In addition, HP SIM version 4.1 and above provides visualization support for ProLiant BL30p server blades that allows you to quickly view the configuration of the server blades within a server blade enclosure and speeds access to the HP Insight Management Agents, Version Control Agents, and iLO remote console.

  • Page 57: Automatic Server Recovery-2

    ASR-2 increases server blade availability by restarting the server blade within 10 minutes after a system hang or shutdown. At the same time, the HP SIM console notifies you by sending a message to a designated pager number that ASR-2 has restarted the system.

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    NOTE: You can only view the list from the Recovery/Integrated Management Log screen. Viewing the Event List To view the event list: 1. From HP SIM, select the appropriate server blade, then select View Device Data. The selected server blade appears with buttons around its perimeter. 2. Click Recovery.

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    The event list displays the affected components and the associated error messages. Though the same basic information displays, the format of the list may differ depending on whether you view it from within HP SIM or from within Survey Utility.

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    Kernel Panic: Cause [Linux] Automatic operating Automatic Operating System Shutdown Initiated Due to Fan Failure system shutdown Automatic Operating System Shutdown Initiated Due to Overheat Condition Fatal Exception (Number X, Cause) 5-18 HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

  • Page 61: Configuration And Deployment Overview

    Configuration and Deployment Overview iLO Advanced can be a helpful debugging tool in the configuration and deployment process. HP recommends using iLO Advanced to follow the process. Refer to the “Integrated Lights-Out Advanced Management” section in this chapter for connection instructions.

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    I/O cable. This will enable the static 192.168.1.1 for the iLO web interface. 3. Using the iLO web interface, select the BL p-Class tab to access the Static IP Bay Settings. 5-20 HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

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    Server Blade Configuration and Utilities HP recommends selecting a reasonable starting IP address, with the last digit(s) of the address corresponding to the bay number of each server blade (example: 192.168.100.1 through 192.168.100.16), the user can build an easy-to-remember numbering system.

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    Server Blade Configuration and Utilities Figure 5-1: Static IP Bay Configuration 5-22 HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

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    IP address on your network. The default IP values are 0.0.0.0 and 0.0.0.0, where the first IP address corresponds to the destination IP, and the second IP address corresponds to the gateway IP. HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide 5-23...

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    For example, the MASK=“0x0001” will only allow slot 1 to use Static IP Bay Configuration. This number can be either a hexadecimal number or a decimal number. This command must appear inside the MOD_ISIP_SETTINGS block. 5-24 HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

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    <MOD_ISIP_SETTINGS> <SLOT_ENABLE MASK="0x3FE"/> <IP_ADDRESS VALUE="16.100.222.111"/> <SUBNET_MASK VALUE="255.255.252.0"/> <GATEWAY_IP_ADDRESS VALUE="16.100.222.1"/> <DOMAIN_NAME VALUE="sum.won.here.now"/> <PRIM_DNS_SERVER VALUE="16.11.1.111"/> <SEC_DNS_SERVER VALUE=""/> <TER_DNS_SERVER VALUE=""/> <PRIM_WINS_SERVER VALUE="16.22.2.222"/> <SEC_WINS_SERVER VALUE=""/> <STATIC_ROUTE_1 DEST="16.33.3.33" GATEWAY="16.100.11.11"/> <STATIC_ROUTE_2 DEST="" GATEWAY=""/> <STATIC_ROUTE_3 DEST="" GATEWAY=""/> HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide 5-25...

  • Page 68: Deployment Methods

    </MOD_NETWORK_SETTINGS> </RIB_INFO> </LOGIN> </RIBCL> Refer to the HP Integrated Lights-Out User Guide for information on DHCP and the manual setting of IP addresses. Deployment Methods Four primary deployment methods are supported: IMPORTANT: To deploy a server blade without the RDP, you must create a bootable diskette or image of a bootable diskette.

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    “Network-Based PXE Deployment” in this chapter for more information. NOTE: Actual NIC numeration depends on several factors, including the operating system installed on the server. HP recommends using one of the following methods for PXE deployment: • HP ProLiant Essentials RDP •...

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    • Through an existing network (in the rack): This method requires you to install the server blade in its enclosure and assign it an IP address (manually or using DHCP). 5-28 HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

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    The IP address is assigned by a DHCP server on a network. Other methods are available for connecting to the ProLiant BL30p server blade, but they do not provide the network accessibility required to deploy the server. Refer to “Integrated Lights-Out Advanced Management”...

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    SmartStart simplifies the deployment process and facilitates loading the operating system. However, SmartStart does not prevent you from loading the operating system and drivers manually. For more information on SmartStart, refer to the HP website: www.hp.com/servers/smartstart To perform a boot CD deployment: 1.

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    OS support for ProLiant BL p-Class server blades. IMPORTANT: The ProLiant BL30p server blade has the ability to connect to a SAN using the optional FC adapter. You can preconfigure the SAN HBA driver Smart Components in the ProLiant Support Pack.

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    SAN Configuration Overview The ProLiant BL30p server blade delivers FC support for SAN implementations. The ProLiant BL30p server blade uses an optional FC adapter for redundant SAN connectivity and is optimized for HP StorageWorks. In addition, the server blade is also compatible with certain third-party SAN products.

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    For optimal SAN connectivity, verify that: • The HP ProLiant BL30p server blade has the FC adapter installed, and that it is correctly installed in the server blade Refer to the HP Dual Port Fibre Channel Adapter (2-Gb) Installation Instructions •...

  • Page 76: Connecting Local I/o Devices

    IP address through the I/O port. Multiples on a hub make the server blades indistinguishable on the network. Refer to “Integrated Lights-Out Advanced Management” in Chapter 5, “Server Blade Configuration and Utilities,” for the default server blade IP address. HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

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    Rear iLO connector performance degrades when the local I/O cable is in use, even when the iLO connector on the cable is not in use. HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

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    Always be sure to squeeze the locking button(s) on the server blade connector before disconnecting the local I/O cable from I/O port. Failure to do so can result in damage to the equipment. HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

  • Page 79: Connecting Directly To A Server Blade Using Video And Usb Devices

    IMPORTANT: If you connect to the server blade outside of the rack, be sure to adhere to the following when using the diagnostic station to power the server blade: • Always use the blade sleeve when powering a ProLiant BL30p server blade outside of a rack. •...

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    3. Connect a USB mouse to one USB connector (3). 4. Connect a USB keyboard to the second USB connector (4). Figure 6-3: Directly accessing a server blade with keyboard, video, and mouse HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

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    1. Connect the local I/O cable to the server blade (1). 2. Connect a monitor to the video connector (2). 3. Connect a USB hub to one USB connector (3). HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

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    USB keyboard (5) c. USB mouse (6) NOTE: HP recommends the use of a USB hub when connecting a USB diskette and/or USB CD-ROM drive to the server blade. This provides more available USB connections. Figure 6-4: Directly connecting local media devices to...

  • Page 83: Server Blade Troubleshooting

    • iLO Remote Console For a complete listing of error messages and other troubleshooting information, refer to the HP ProLiant Servers Troubleshooting Guide provided on the Documentation CD or on the HP website: www.hp.com/support HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

  • Page 84: When The Server Blade Does Not Start

    You may need to add more hot-plug power supplies if you are installing additional server blades. If you have a power problem, refer to the HP ProLiant BL p-Class System Setup and Installation Guide and the HP ProLiant BL p-Class System Overview and Planning white paper.

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    If a critical error occurs, ASR-2 logs the error in the IML and restarts the server blade. For more information, refer to the HP ProLiant Servers Troubleshooting Guide. b. Use the iLO remote console or the video connection provided through the local I/O cable connectors to identify a possible thermal event.

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    9. The operating system loads to complete the boot process. If the server blade completes POST and attempts to load the operating system, refer to “Problems After Initial Boot” in this appendix. HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

  • Page 87: Server Blade Diagnostic Steps

    Question 4: Is the iLO remote console If yes, use the POST messages for further displaying error information? diagnosis. Refer to Table A-5 for details. If no, refer to Table A-5. HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

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    “Server Blade Component Identification.” For cabling configurations, refer to Chapter 6, “Connecting Local I/O Devices.” For blade sleeve and server blade LED troubleshooting information, refer to “Server Blade and Blade Sleeve Power Troubleshooting” in this appendix for more information. continued HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

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    “Server Blade Component Identification.” For cabling configurations, refer to Chapter 6, “Connecting Local I/O Devices.” For blade sleeve and server blade LED troubleshooting information, refer to “Server Blade and Blade Sleeve Power Troubleshooting” in this appendix for more information. HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

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    Note: For LED locations and functions, refer to “Front Panel LEDs, Button, and Port” in Chapter 1, “Server Blade Component Identification.” For blade sleeve and server blade LED troubleshooting information, refer to “Server Blade and Blade Sleeve Power Troubleshooting” in this appendix for more information. HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

  • Page 91

    DIMMs. Be sure that the proper connections exist among the power converter module, system board, and power button/LED board. Reinstall the access panel. Reinstall and power up the server blade. continued HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

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    I/O cable connectors, depending on the server blade model, to continue the diagnosis. Contact an authorized service provider for replacement parts and service. continued A-10 HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

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    • Use the iLO system status page to help determine the problem. • Contact an authorized service provider for replacement parts and service. continued HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide A-11...

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    Note: For LED locations and functions, refer to “Front Panel LEDs, Button, and Port” in Chapter 1, “Server Blade Component Identification.” For cabling configurations, refer to Chapter 6, “Connecting Local I/O Devices.” A-12 HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

  • Page 95: Server Blade And Blade Sleeve Power Troubleshooting

    IMPORTANT: The ProLiant BL30p blade sleeve is required when powering a ProLiant BL30p server blade outside of the rack. Only one ProLiant BL30p server blade may be installed in the blade sleeve when receiving power from the diagnostic station.

  • Page 96

    Table A-6: Blade Sleeve Board and Server Blade LED Locations LED Name (System Board Descriptor) Blade sleeve power LED (CR6) Power converter module LED (CR9) FC LED (CR3) Blade sleeve power LED (CR7) A-14 HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

  • Page 97: Fibre Channel Troubleshooting

    Off = Critical System Configuration Switch Procedures When you perform troubleshooting steps, this guide may instruct you to perform the following procedures: • Clear the system configuration. • Access the redundant ROM. HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide A-15...

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    To complete these procedures, you must change physical settings on the system configuration switch (SW1). For switch locations and positions, refer to “Front Panel LEDs, Button, and Port” in Chapter 1, “Server Blade Component Identification.” A-16 HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

  • Page 99

    6. Wait for the POST message that prompts you to change the switch setting: Maintenance switch detected in the "On" position. Power off the server and turn switch to the "Off" position. 7. Repeat steps 1 and 2. HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide A-17...

  • Page 100

    Use the virtual power button feature in the iLO remote console. As soon as the server blade powers up, it emits two beeps. 6. Repeat steps 1 and 2. A-18 HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

  • Page 101: Problems After Initial Boot

    8. Repeat steps 4 and 5. If both the current and backup versions of the ROM are corrupt, you must return the system board for a service replacement. Refer to the HP ProLiant BL p-Class System Maintenance and Service Guide and contact an authorized reseller.

  • Page 102: Appendix B Battery Replacement

    When the server blade no longer automatically displays the correct date and time, you may need to replace the battery that provides power to the real-time clock. Under normal use, battery life is usually about 5 to 10 years. Use an HP 540-mAh, lithium, 3-V replacement battery (spare P/N 234556-001).

  • Page 103

    5. Install the server blade in the server blade enclosure. Refer to the “Installing a ProLiant BL30p Server Blade” section in Chapter 3, “Server Blade Setup.” 6. Power up the server blade. Refer to the “Powering Up the Server Blade” section in Chapter 2, “Server Blade Operations.”...

  • Page 104: Regulatory Compliance Notices

    The FCC requires the user to be notified that any changes or modifications made to this device that are not expressly approved by Hewlett-Packard Company may void the user's authority to operate the equipment. HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

  • Page 105: Cables

    Norms (in parentheses are the equivalent international standards and regulations): • EN 55022 (CISPR 22) – Electromagnetic Interference • EN55024 (IEC61000-4-2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 11) – Electromagnetic Immunity • EN 60950 (IEC 60950) – Product Safety Japanese Notice HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

  • Page 106: Korean Notice

    For more information about battery replacement or proper disposal, contact an authorized reseller or authorized service provider. HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

  • Page 107

    Batteries, battery packs, and accumulators should not be disposed of together with the general household waste. To forward them to recycling or proper disposal, please use the public collection system or return them to HP, authorized HP Partners, or their agents.

  • Page 108: Preventing Electrostatic Damage

    Place parts on a grounded surface before removing them from their containers. • Avoid touching pins, leads, or circuitry. • Always be properly grounded when touching a static-sensitive component or assembly. HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

  • Page 109: Grounding Methods

    If you do not have any of the suggested equipment for proper grounding, have an authorized reseller install the part. NOTE: For more information on static electricity or for assistance with product installation, contact an HP authorized reseller. HP ProLiant BL30p Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

  • Page 110

    A-17 3U server blade 3-3 software 5-1 6U server blade 3-2 utilities 5-1 processor 4-1, 4-4, 4-6 configuring server blade enclosure 5-20 static IP bay settings 5-21 HP ProLiant Typhoon Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide Index-1...

  • Page 111

    Fibre Channel port aggregation 4-15 hard drive, installing 4-7 installing 4-15 health LED, location 1-4 heatsink installing 4-5 heatsink, removing 4-2 heel straps D-2 HP ProLiant Essentials Rapid Deployment Pack (RDP), overview 5-27 Index-2 HP ProLiant Typhoon Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

  • Page 112

    4-12 event severity levels 5-15 non-interleaving memory list of events 5-17 configuration 4-12 viewing 5-15 modifications, FCC compliance internal components, accessing 3-1 statement C-1 internal health LED A-9 HP ProLiant Typhoon Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide Index-3...

  • Page 113

    4-3 powering down, server blade 2-2 processor blank 4-2 powering up server blade 3-6 default, automatically 2-1 server blade power 3-1 server blade 2-1 thermal interface media cover 4-5 Index-4 HP ProLiant Typhoon Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

  • Page 114

    3-2, 3-4 bootstraps D-2 storing 3-3 heel D-2 server blade enclosure, configuring 5-20 toe D-2 server blade management modules, ROM wrist D-2 flashing 5-6 supported operating systems 5-31 Survey Utility 5-16 HP ProLiant Typhoon Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide Index-5...

  • Page 115

    A-3 POST messages A-1 web browsers problem diagnosis A-5 functions with iLO Advanced 5-3 processor A-9 launching 5-3 server blades A-2 website, HP xi startup problems A-3 wrist strap D-2 Index-6 HP ProLiant Typhoon Server Blade Setup and Installation Guide...

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