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PRIMERGY CX400 S1
Server Enclosure
Upgrade and Maintenance Manual
Edition December 2012

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    Upgrade and Maintenance Manual - English PRIMERGY CX400 S1 Server Enclosure Upgrade and Maintenance Manual Edition December 2012...

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    – 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 form without the prior written permission of Fujitsu.

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    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.

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    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: Table Of Contents

    Content Introduction ......15 Where to find which information? ....16 Notational conventions .

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    Content 4.3.3 Removing the server enclosure out of the rack ..45 Removing the server node from the server enclosure ..48 4.4.1 Removing the server node CX250 S1 ....48 4.4.2 Removing the server node CX270 S1 .

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    Content 5.2.2 Performing a RAID array rebuild ....78 5.2.3 Using the Chassis ID Prom Tool ....78 Power supply .

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    Content 7.1.1 General equipping rules ....100 2.5-inch hard disk drives / solid state drives ..101 7.2.1 HDD/SSD install order in the 2.5-inch chassis .

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    Content 7.3.4.4 Installing a 3.5-inch HDD module ....119 7.3.4.5 Concluding steps ..... . . 119 Replacing HDD/SSD SAS/SATA backplanes .

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    Content 9.1.4 Installing the midplane ..... 155 9.1.5 Concluding steps ......158 Linking boards .

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    Content Cabling ......191 12.1 Cabling overview ......191 12.2 Connectors on the boards .

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    Content Bearbeitungsstand Bestellnummer...

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    Version history Issue number Reason for update 1.0 / March 2012 Initial release 2.0 / August 2012 Update release 3.0 / December 2012 Update release: Installing/ removing the front ear bracket (chapter 4), Installing/removing the rail kit cage nut (chapter 11); Fan with detachable cable (chapter 8) Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

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    Version history Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

  • Page 15: Introduction

    Introduction This Upgrade and Maintenance Manual provides instructions for the following procedures: Upgrading the server configuration by adding optional hardware ● components Upgrading the server configuration by replacing existing hardware ● components with superior ones. Replacing defective hardware components ● This manual focuses on on-site maintenance tasks.

  • Page 16: Where To Find Which Information

    Internet. The overview page showing the online documentation available on the Internet can be found using the URL (for EMEA market): http://manuals.ts.fujitsu.com. The PRIMERGY server documentation can be accessed using the Industry standard servers navigation option. For the Japanese market: Please refer to the following URL for the latest product manuals: http://jp.fujitsu.com/platform/server/primergy/manual/...

  • Page 17: Notational Conventions

    Introduction Notational conventions The following notational conventions are used in this manual: indicates commands or menu items Text in italics indicates system output fixed font indicates text to be entered by the user semi-bold fixed font "Quotation marks" indicate names of chapters and terms that are being emphasized describes activities that must be performed in the order Ê...

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    Introduction Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

  • Page 19: Before You Start

    "Tools you need at hand" on page Installing optional components The "PRIMERGY CX400 S1 Server Enclosure Operating Manual" gives an introduction to server features and provides an overview of available hardware options. Use the Fujitsu ServerView Suite management software to prepare hardware expansions.

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    Before you start Please contact your local Fujitsu customer service partner for details on how to order expansion kits or spare parts. Use the Fujitsu Illustrated Spares Catalog to identify the required spare part and obtain technical data and order information.

  • Page 21: Classification Of Procedures

    At the beginning of each procedure, the involved unit type is indicated by one of the symbols introduced in this section. Please ask your local Fujitsu service center for more detailed information. 2.1.1 Customer Replaceable Units (CRU)

  • Page 22: Field Replaceable Units (fru)

    Maintenance procedures involving Field Replaceable Units must be performed exclusively by Fujitsu service personnel or technicians trained by Fujitsu. Please note that unauthorized interference with the system will void the warranty and exempt the manufacturer from all liability. Components that are handled as Field Replaceable Units –...

  • Page 23: Average Task Duration

    Before you start Average task duration Average task duration: 10 minutes The average task duration including preliminary and concluding steps is indicated at the beginning of each procedure next to the procedure class. Refer to table 1 on page 23 for an overview of steps taken into account for calculating the average task duration: Step...

  • Page 24: Tools You Need At Hand

    Before you start Tools you need at hand When preparing the maintenance task, ensure that all required tools are available according to the overview below. You will find a list of required tools at the beginning of each procedure. 2.3.1 For the 2.5-inch chassis Screw driver / Screw...

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    Before you start Screw driver / Screw Usage Type Bit insert 6-32 x 5.5 mm Phillips Midplane PH2 / (+) No. 2 MU06055BCI0 Phillips 6-32 x 5.0 mm Front panel PH2 / (+) No. 2 MU06050IBJ1 M5 x 10 mm Phillips system fans PH2 / (+) No.

  • Page 26: For The 3.5-inch Chassis

    Before you start 2.3.2 For the 3.5-inch chassis Screw driver / Screw Usage Type Bit insert M3 x 3.0 mm Phillips Chassis PH1 / (+) No. 1 MS30030FEL0 Phillips 6-32 x 5.0 mm PH2 / (+) No. 2 Chassis, hexagonal cross HDD tray MS06050FD40 SW5 / PZ2...

  • Page 27: Documents You Need At Hand

    – Unless stated otherwise, all manuals are available online at under Industry standard servers or from the http://manuals.ts.fujitsu.com ServerView Suite DVD 2 supplied with your PRIMERGY server. For the Japanese market please use the following address: http://jp.fujitsu.com/platform/server/primergy/manual/...

  • Page 28: Documents For The Server Enclosure

    Documents for the server enclosure Document Description "Quick Start Hardware - Quick installation poster for initial operation, PRIMERGY CX400 S1" leaflet available only in printed form "PRIMERGY ServerView Suite - DVD booklet on initial software Overview & Installation" DVD configuration included as a printed copy...

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    ServerView Suite DVD 2, online, or as a printed copy " サポート&サービス " for the Japanese market – RAID documentation, available online at http://manuals.ts.fujitsu.com under Industry standard servers - Expansion Additional documentation Cards - Storage Adapters – Rack documentation –...

  • Page 30: Documents For The Server Nodes

    Before you start 2.4.2 Documents for the server nodes Document Description "PRIMERGY CX250 S1 Server available from the ServerView Suite DVD 2 Node Operating Manual" or online "PRIMERGY CX250 S1 Server available from the ServerView Suite DVD 2 Node Upgrade and Maintenance or online Manual"...

  • Page 31: Important Information

    Important information CAUTION! Before installing and starting up a device, please observe the safety instructions listed in the following section. This will help you to avoid making serious errors that could impair your health, damage the device and endanger the data base. Keep this manual and the other documentation (such as the technical manual, documentation DVD) close to the device.

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    Important information If the device is brought in from a cold environment, condensation may form ● both inside and on the outside of the device. Wait until the device has acclimatized to room temperature and is absolutely dry before starting it up. Material damage may be caused to the device if this requirement is not observed.

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    Important information Ethernet cabling has to comply with EN 50173 and EN 50174-1/2 standards ● or ISO/IEC 11801 standard respectively. The minimum requirement is a Category 5 shielded cable for 10/100 Ethernet, or a Category 5e cable for Gigabit Ethernet. Route the cables in such a way that they do not create a potential hazard ●...

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    Important information Do not damage or modify internal cables or devices. Doing so may cause a ● device failure, fire, or electric shock and will void the warranty and exempt the manufacturer from all liability. Devices inside the server remain hot after shutdown. Wait for a while after ●...

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    Important information The circuit boards and soldered parts of internal options are exposed and ● can be damaged by static electricity. To ensure reliable protection, you must wear an earthing band on your wrist when working with this type of module and connect it to an unpainted, non-conducting metal part of the system.

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    If you need to lift or transport the server, ask other people to help you. ● Because the PRIMERGY CX400 S1 is large and heavy, at least two people are needed. Never lift or carry the device by the handles on the front panel.

  • Page 37: Ce Conformity

    Important information CE conformity The system complies with the requirements of the EC directives 2004/108/EC regarding "Electromagnetic Compatibility" and 2006/95/EC "Low Voltage Directive". This is indicated by the CE marking (CE = Communauté Européenne). Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

  • Page 38: 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 39: 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.

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    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 41: Basic Hardware Procedures

    Basic hardware procedures Shutting down the server node Safety notes CAUTION! For further safety information, please refer to chapter "Important information" on page This step is only required when upgrading or replacing non-hot plug components. Ê Inform the system administrator that the server node will be shut down and put offline.

  • Page 42: Disconnecting The Power Cord

    Basic hardware procedures Disconnecting the power cord Before disconnecting the power cord all server nodes must be shut down. Figure 2: Removing the power cord from the PSU cable tie Ê Pull out the locking lever on the PSU cable tie (1) and loosen the loop (2). Ê...

  • Page 43: Removing The Server Enclosure Out Of The Rack

    Basic hardware procedures Removing the server enclosure out of the rack CAUTION! For ALL service tasks, remove the CX400 S1 server enclosure out of the rack and put it on a separate desk, except when you remove / install HDD, PSU and Server Node! It is not allowed to draw the CX400 S1 server enclosure partially out of the rack.

  • Page 44: Removing The Rear Fixing Brackets

    Basic hardware procedures 4.3.2 Removing the rear fixing brackets Figure 3: Loosen the rear fixing brackets with screws Ê Loosen the two rear fixing brackets by removing the two screws on each side. Figure 4: Rear fixing brackets for the rail kit cage nuts Ê...

  • Page 45: Removing The Server Enclosure Out Of The Rack

    Basic hardware procedures 4.3.3 Removing the server enclosure out of the rack CAUTION! At least two people are needed to lift the server out of the rack cabinet. For the Japanese market, according to the following procedures. If you remove the CX400 S1 server enclosure out of the rack, remove all HDD, PSU and Server Node from the server enclosure.

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    Basic hardware procedures The description of following Riftar is applied only to the EMEA market. Additionally, a lifter is required in the following cases: – The server weighs more than 50 kg. – The server weighs more than 21 kg and is installed above the height of 25 U.

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    Basic hardware procedures Figure 6: Remove the server enclosure out of the rack (B). Ê Pull out the chassis from the rack. Remove the server enclosure from the rack carefully. Must be done with at least two people. Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

  • Page 48: Removing The Server Node From The Server Enclosure

    Basic hardware procedures Removing the server node from the server enclosure The CX400 S1 system must always run with closed node bays. It is only allowed to leave a bay open for a limited time in case of repairing a server node (for example).

  • Page 49: Removing The Server Node Cx270 S1

    Basic hardware procedures 4.4.2 Removing the server node CX270 S1 The CX400 S1 system must always run with closed node bays. It is only allowed to leave a bay open for a limited time in case of repairing a server node (for example).

  • Page 50: Removing The Server Node Dummy Module

    Basic hardware procedures Removing the server node dummy module The CX400 S1 system must always run with closed node bays. It is only allowed to leave a bay open for a limited time in case of repairing a server node (for example). In this case the node bay must be closed within one hour.

  • Page 51: Opening The Server Enclosure

    Basic hardware procedures Opening the server enclosure CAUTION! Before removing or installing covers, turn off the server nodes and all ● peripheral devices. Also unplug all power cables from the outlet. Failure to do so can cause electric shock. For further safety information, please refer to chapter "Important ●...

  • Page 52: Removing The Top Cover 2

    Basic hardware procedures Figure 11: Removing the top cover 1 from the 2.5-inch chassis (B) Ê Lift the top cover (1), slide it in the direction of the arrow (2) and remove it. 4.6.1.2 Removing the top cover 2 Removing the top cover 2 allows you also to replace the linking boards, HDD backplane and the front panel cable.

  • Page 53: Inch Chassis

    Basic hardware procedures 4.6.2 3.5-inch chassis 4.6.2.1 Removing the top cover Figure 13: Removing the top cover from the 3.5-inch chassis (A) Ê Remove twelve screws from the top cover. Figure 14: Removing the top cover from the 3.5-inch chassis (B) Ê...

  • Page 54: Removing The Power Distribution Module

    Basic hardware procedures Removing the power distribution module Ê Remove the power supply modules as described in section "Removing the power supply module" on page Figure 15: Disconnecting the fan cables Ê Disconnect the fan cable C3 from the top PDB (1), see also "Connectors on the PDB"...

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    Basic hardware procedures Figure 16: Removing the power distribution module (A) Ê Disconnect all power cables from the boards: – Cable C1 and C2 from the HDD backplanes – Cable C4, C6 and C7 from the midplane Ê Slide the power cables trough the recess to get access to the screws. Ê...

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    Basic hardware procedures Figure 17: Removing the power distribution module (B) Ê Push the power distribution module in the direction of the arrow. Figure 18: Removing the power distribution module (C) Ê Lift the power distribution module out of the chassis. Ê...

  • Page 57: Installing The Power Distribution Module

    Basic hardware procedures Installing the power distribution module Figure 19: Mounting positions in the chassis Figure 20: Mounting positions on the power distribution module Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

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    Basic hardware procedures Figure 21: Power distribution module without cables Ê Connect the power cables to the boards: – Cable C1 to JP6 top PDB – Cable C2 to JP6 bottom PDB – Cable C4 to J2 top PDB – Cable C4 to J2 bottom PDB –...

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    Basic hardware procedures Figure 22: Installing the power distribution module (A) Ê Slide the power distribution module in the chassis. The recess must fit with the bolts see figure 20 figure 19 (1). Figure 23: Installing the power distribution module (B) Ê...

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    Basic hardware procedures Figure 24: Installing the power distribution module (C) Ê Secure the power distribution board with two screws. Figure 25: Connecting the fan cables Ê Slide the power cables trough the recess. Ê Connect the fan cables C3 to the top and bottom PDBs (1). For information about the fan cabling refer to chapter "Connectors on the PDB"...

  • Page 61: Closing The Server Enclosure

    Basic hardware procedures Ê Install the power supply module as described in section "Installing the power supply module" on page Closing the server enclosure CAUTION! Before attaching the covers, make sure no unnecessary parts or tools ● are left inside the server. For further safety information, please refer to chapter "Important ●...

  • Page 62: Installing The Top Cover 1

    Basic hardware procedures 4.9.1.2 Installing the top cover 1 Figure 27: Installing the top cover 1 on the 2.5-inch chassis (A) Ê Insert the top cover 1 in a slight angle (1) and slide it in the direction of the arrow (2).

  • Page 63: Inch Chassis

    Basic hardware procedures 4.9.2 3.5-inch chassis 4.9.2.1 Installing the top cover Figure 29: Installing the top cover on the 3.5-inch chassis (A) Ê Insert the top cover in a slight angle (1) and slide it in the direction of the arrow (2).

  • Page 64: Installing The Server Node Dummy Module

    Basic hardware procedures 4.10 Installing the server node dummy module CAUTION! Follow the safety instructions in the chapter "Important information" ● on page Figure 31: Installing the server node dummy module Ê Carefully push the server node at the handle into the server enclosure until the locking mechanism snaps into place.

  • Page 65: Installing The Server Node In The Server Enclosure

    Basic hardware procedures 4.11 Installing the server node in the server enclosure 4.11.1 Basic information Population rules for server nodes CX250 S1 Figure 32: Population rules for server nodes CX250 S1 Server node CX250 S1 bay 1 Server node CX250 S1 bay 2 Server node CX250 S1 bay 3 Server node CX250 S1 bay 4 Population rules for server nodes CX270 S1...

  • Page 66: Installing Server Node Cx250 S1

    Basic hardware procedures 4.11.2 Installing server node CX250 S1 CAUTION! Follow the safety instructions in the chapter "Important information" ● on page Figure 34: Installing the server node Ê Push the server node at the handle into the server enclosure until the locking mechanism snaps into place.

  • Page 67: Mounting The Server Enclosure In The Rack

    Basic hardware procedures Figure 35: Installing the server node Ê Push the server node at the handle into the server enclosure until the locking mechanism snaps into place. Ê If applicable, connect all external cables to the server node. 4.12 Mounting the server enclosure in the rack 4.12.1 Seating the server on the rack rails CAUTION!

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    Basic hardware procedures For configurations below 32 kg: At least two people are needed to lift the server into the rack cabinet. For configurations below 55 kg: At least three people are needed to lift the server into the rack cabinet. For configurations above 55 kg: At least four people are needed to lift the server into the rack cabinet.

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    Basic hardware procedures Figure 36: Mounting the server enclosure into the rack (A). Ê Install the server enclosure into the rack. At least two people are needed to position the server on the rack rails. Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

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    Basic hardware procedures Figure 37: Mounting the server into the rack (B). Ê Secure the screw on the front bracket (screw torque: 25 in-lb). Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

  • Page 71: Installing The Rail Kit Cage Nut

    Basic hardware procedures 4.12.2 Installing the rail kit cage nut Figure 38: Installing two rail kit cage nuts in the rack mounting holes on each side Ê Install two rail kit cage nuts in the rack mounting holes on each side. Figure 39: Rear fixing brackets for the rail kit cage nuts Ê...

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    Basic hardware procedures Figure 40: Fastening the rear fixing brackets with screws Ê Fasten the two rear fixing brackets with two screws on each side. Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

  • Page 73: Connecting The Power Cord

    Basic hardware procedures 4.13 Connecting the power cord Ê Connect the power cord to the server enclosure PSU. Ê Connect the mains connector to an outlet on the rack's socket strip (see also Technical Manual for the rack). A phase redundancy in the power supply of the server enclosure can be set up if two hot-plug PSUs are installed.

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    Basic hardware procedures Figure 41: Securing the power cord with the cable tie Ê Loop the cable tie around the power cord and the handle of the power supply module (1). Ê Pull tight the cable tie (2) to secure the power cord. Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

  • Page 75: Switching On The Server Node(s)

    Basic hardware procedures 4.14 Switching on the server node(s) CAUTION! Follow the safety instructions in chapter "Important information" on ● page Ê If applicable, connect all external cables to the server node. Figure 42: Controls and indicators of the server node 1 ID indicator 2 On/Off button / Power-on indicator Ê...

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    Basic hardware procedures Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

  • Page 77: Basic Software Procedures

    Basic software procedures Starting the maintenance task 5.1.1 Switching on the ID indicator When working in a datacenter environment, switch on the ID indicator on the front panels of the server for easy identification. The ID indicator can also be activated via the BMC Web interface and its status reported to the BMC.

  • Page 78: Performing A Raid Array Rebuild

    After replacing the PDB or HDD backplane, system information has to be entered using the ChassisId_Prom Tool. The tool and further instructions are available to maintenance personnel from the Fujitsu Technology Solutions Extranet: http://partners.ts.fujitsu.com/com/service/intelservers/tools For the Japanese market, follow the instructions provided separately.

  • Page 79: Power Supply

    Power supply Safety notes CAUTION! Do not disassemble the power supply unit. Doing so may cause ● electric shock. Areas around the power supply unit may remain extremely hot after ● shutdown. After shutting down the server, wait for hot components to cool down before removing the power supply unit.

  • Page 80: General Equipping Rules

    Power supply Some configurations need two PSUs for normal operation. In this configurations a redundancy is not possible even if two PSUs are built-in. In this configurations, if one PSU failed, system can continue to work. but it goes to a throttling mode and it affects performance until replacement of the PSU.

  • Page 81: Required Tools

    Power supply Average task duration: 5 minutes 6.2.1 Required tools Preliminary and concluding steps: tool-less ● Main steps: tool-less ● 6.2.2 Removing the dummy cover Figure 45: Removing the dummy cover Ê Push the handle of the dummy cover in the direction of the arrow (1). Ê...

  • Page 82: Installing The Power Supply Module

    Power supply 6.2.3 Installing the power supply module Figure 46: Unlocking the power supply module Ê Push the handle of the power supply module in the direction of the arrow. Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

  • Page 83: Concluding Steps

    Power supply Figure 47: Installing the power supply module Ê Carefully push the power supply module into the empty bay (1) until it stops. Ê Push the handle of the power supply module as far as it will go in the direction of the arrow (2).

  • Page 84: Removing The Power Supply Module

    Power supply Removing the power supply module Customer Replaceable Units (CRU) Average task duration: 5 minutes 6.3.1 Required tools Preliminary and concluding steps: tool-less ● Main steps: tool-less ● 6.3.2 Preliminary steps Perform the following procedures: "Disconnecting the power cord" on page Ê...

  • Page 85: Installing The Dummy Cover

    Power supply Ê Push the lock in direction of the arrow (2). Ê Grip the handle and pull out the power supply module in the direction of the arrow (3). CAUTION! Never leave the bay for the power supply module empty for more than two minutes during operation.

  • Page 86: Replacing The Power Supply Module

    Power supply Replacing the power supply module Customer Replaceable Units (CRU) Average task duration: 5 minutes CAUTION! When replacing a power supply module in a non-redundant ● configuration, the server must be switched off first. Replace the power supply module after specifying the one that ●...

  • Page 87: Removing The Defective Power Supply Module

    Power supply 6.4.3 Removing the defective power supply module Ê Remove the power supply module as described in section "Removing the power supply module" on page 6.4.4 Installing the new power supply module Ê Install the power supply module as described in section "Installing the power supply module"...

  • Page 88: Replacing The Power Distribution Board

    Power supply Replacing the power distribution board 6.5.1 Replacing the defective top PDB Field Replaceable Units (FRU) Average hardware task duration: 25 minutes Average software task duration: 5 minutes Note on system information The top PDB contains the Chassis ID EPROM that contains system information like server name and model, housing type, serial number and manufacturing data.

  • Page 89: Removing The Top Pdb

    Power supply It is not allowed to draw the CX400 S1server enclosure partially out of the rack. "Removing the server node from the server enclosure" on page 48 Ê "Removing the power supply module" on page 84 Ê "Opening the server enclosure" on page 51 Ê...

  • Page 90

    Power supply Ê Remove four screws to loosen the board from the standoffs. Figure 52: Removing top PDB (C) Ê Carefully push down the board to disengage the pin header (1). Ê Remove the board in the direction of the arrow (2). Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

  • Page 91: Installing The Top Pdb

    Power supply 6.5.1.4 Installing the top PDB Figure 53: Installing the top PDB (A) Ê Carefully insert the board in the direction of the arrow (1). The connector on the top PDB must fit with the pin header (2). Ê Carefully press the board in the direction of the arrow (3). Ensure that the pin header is properly connected.

  • Page 92: Concluding Steps

    Power supply Ê Secure the board with four screws on the standoffs. Figure 55: Installing the top PDB (C) Ê Secure the board with four screws in the cage. 6.5.1.5 Concluding steps Perform the following procedures: "Installing the power distribution module" on page 57 Ê...

  • Page 93: Replacing The Defective Bottom Pdb

    Power supply 6.5.2 Replacing the defective bottom PDB Field Replaceable Units (FRU) Average hardware task duration: 25 minutes Average software task duration: 5 minutes Note on system information The bottom PDB contains the Chassis ID EPROM that contains system information like server name and model, housing type, serial number and manufacturing data.

  • Page 94: Removing The Bottom Pdb

    Power supply "Removing the power supply module" on page 84 Ê "Opening the server enclosure" on page 51 Ê "Removing the power distribution module" on page 54 Ê 6.5.2.3 Removing the bottom PDB Figure 56: Removing bottom PDB (A) Ê Remove six screws to loosen the board from the cage. Figure 57: Removing bottom PDB (B) Ê...

  • Page 95

    Power supply Figure 58: Removing bottom PDB (C) Ê Carefully lift up the board to disengage the pin header (1). Ê Remove the board in the direction of the arrow (2). Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

  • Page 96: Installing The Bottom Pdb

    Power supply 6.5.2.4 Installing the bottom PDB Figure 59: Installing bottom PDB (A) Ê Carefully insert the board in the direction of the arrow (1). The connector on the bottom PDB must fit with the pin header (2). Ê Carefully press the board in the direction of the arrow (3). Ensure that the pin header is properly connected.

  • Page 97

    Power supply Figure 60: Installing bottom PDB (B) Ê Secure the board with four screws on the standoffs. Figure 61: Installing bottom PDB (C) Ê Secure the board with six screws in the cage. Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

  • Page 98: Concluding Steps

    Power supply 6.5.2.5 Concluding steps Perform the following procedures: "Installing the power distribution module" on page 57 Ê "Closing the server enclosure" on page 61 Ê "Installing the power supply module" on page 80 Ê "Installing the server node in the server enclosure" on page 65 Ê...

  • Page 99: Hard Disk Drives / Solid State Drives

    Hard disk drives / solid state drives Safety notes CAUTION! The hard disk drive must not be removed from the installation frame ● by anyone except a service technician. HDD / SSD modules must all be marked clearly so that they can be ●...

  • Page 100: Basic Information

    Hard disk drives / solid state drives Basic information Hard disk drives The server enclosure can be equipped with a maximum of 24 x 2.5-inch HDD/SSDs or 12 x 3.5-inch HDD modules. Each HDD module can accommodate an SAS/SATA hard disk drive or an SATA 2.5-inch SSD drive with a maximum height of 1 inch.

  • Page 101: Inch Hard Disk Drives / Solid State Drives

    Hard disk drives / solid state drives 2.5-inch hard disk drives / solid state drives 7.2.1 HDD/SSD install order in the 2.5-inch chassis Server node 1 Server node 2 Server node 3 Server node 4 HDD bay HDD bay HDD bay HDD bay Figure 62: HDD/SSD install order in the 2.5-inch chassis Upgrade and Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 102: Configuration With Standard Cpu

    Hard disk drives / solid state drives 7.2.1.1 Configuration with standard CPU W ithout E xpander HDD slot# AHCI AHCI AHCI AHCI Onboard LSI 2108 LSI 2108 LSI 2108 LSI 2108 HW RAID Tray1 Tray2 Tray3 Tray4 onb non-RAID onb SW RAID HW RAID Tray2 Tray4...

  • Page 103: Installing 2.5-inch Hdd/ssd Modules

    Hard disk drives / solid state drives 7.2.2 Installing 2.5-inch HDD/SSD modules Customer Replaceable Units (CRU) Average task duration: 5 minutes 7.2.2.1 Required tools Preliminary and concluding steps: tool-less ● Main steps: tool-less ● 7.2.2.2 Preliminary steps Perform the following procedures: Ê...

  • Page 104: Removing A 2.5-inch Hdd/ssd Tray

    Hard disk drives / solid state drives 7.2.2.3 Removing a 2.5-inch HDD/SSD tray Figure 65: Removing a 2.5-inch HDD/SSD tray Empty HDD/SSD trays have been installed into unused HDD/SSD bays. Before installing an additional HDD/SSD, the empty HDD/SSD tray needs to be removed from the desired drive bay. Ê...

  • Page 105: Installing A 2.5-inch Hdd/ssd Module

    Hard disk drives / solid state drives 7.2.2.4 Installing a 2.5-inch HDD/SSD module Figure 66: Installing the 2.5-inch HDD/SSD module Ê Insert the HDD/SSD module into a drive bay and carefully push back as far as it will go (1). Ê...

  • Page 106: Removing 2.5-inch Hdd/ssd Modules

    RAID array. For further information, please refer to the "ServerView Suite RAID Management" user guide, available online at or from the ServerView Suite DVD 2 http://manuals.ts.fujitsu.com supplied with your PRIMERGY server. Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

  • Page 107: Removing A 2.5-inch Hdd/ssd Module

    Hard disk drives / solid state drives 7.2.3.3 Removing a 2.5-inch HDD/SSD module Figure 67: Removing a 2.5-inch HDD/SSD module Ê Undo the locking mechanism of the release lever (1). Ê Swing the release lever in the direction of the arrow (2). Ê...

  • Page 108: Installing A 2.5-inch Hdd/ssd Tray

    Hard disk drives / solid state drives 7.2.3.4 Installing a 2.5-inch HDD/SSD tray CAUTION! If the removed HDD/SSD module is not replaced immediately, always replace the HDD/SSD tray into the unused HDD/SSD bay to comply with applicable EMC regulations and satisfy cooling requirements. Figure 68: Installing a 2.5-inch HDD/SSD tray Ê...

  • Page 109: Replacing A 2.5-inch Hdd/ssd Module

    Only remove an HDD/SSD module during operation if the drive is not ● currently being accessed. Observe the indicators for the corresponding HDD/SSD modules, see "PRIMERGY CX400 S1 Server Enclosure Operating Manual". Under no circumstances should you remove an HDD / SSD module ●...

  • Page 110: Installing A 2.5-inch Hdd/ssd Module

    Hard disk drives / solid state drives 7.2.4.4 Installing a 2.5-inch HDD/SSD module Ê Install the new HDD / SSD module into the empty drive bay as described in section "Installing 2.5-inch HDD/SSD modules" on page 103. 7.2.4.5 Concluding steps Perform the following procedures: "Performing a RAID array rebuild"...

  • Page 111: Configuration With Standard Cpu

    Hard disk drives / solid state drives 7.3.1.1 Configuration with standard CPU W ithout E xpander onboard LSI 2108 LSI 2108 LSI 2108 LSI 2108 HW RAID LSI 2108 LSI 2108 LSI 2108 LSI 2108 LSI 2108 LSI 2108 LSI 2108 LSI 2108 Tray1 Tray2...

  • Page 112: Installing 3.5-inch Hdd Modules

    Hard disk drives / solid state drives 7.3.2 Installing 3.5-inch HDD modules Customer Replaceable Units (CRU) Average task duration: 5 minutes 7.3.2.1 Required tools Preliminary and concluding steps: tool-less ● Main steps: tool-less ● 7.3.2.2 Preliminary steps Perform the following procedures: Ê...

  • Page 113: Removing A 3.5-inch Hdd Tray

    Hard disk drives / solid state drives 7.3.2.3 Removing a 3.5-inch HDD tray Figure 71: Removing a 3.5-inch HDD tray Empty HDD trays have been installed into unused HDD bays. Before installing an additional HDD, the empty HDD tray needs to be removed from the desired drive bay.

  • Page 114: Installing A 3.5-inch Hdd Module

    Hard disk drives / solid state drives 7.3.2.4 Installing a 3.5-inch HDD module Figure 72: Installing the 3.5-inch HDD module Ê Insert the HDD module into a drive bay and carefully push back as far as it will go (1). Ê...

  • Page 115: Removing 3.5-inch Hdd Modules

    RAID array. For further information, please refer to the "ServerView Suite RAID Management" user guide, available online at or from the ServerView Suite DVD 2 http://manuals.ts.fujitsu.com supplied with your PRIMERGY server. Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

  • Page 116: Removing A 3.5-inch Hdd Module

    Hard disk drives / solid state drives 7.3.3.3 Removing a 3.5-inch HDD module Figure 73: Removing a 3.5-inch HDD module Ê Undo the locking mechanism of the release lever (1). Ê Swing the release lever in the direction of the arrow (2). Ê...

  • Page 117: Installing A 3.5-inch Hdd Tray

    Hard disk drives / solid state drives 7.3.3.4 Installing a 3.5-inch HDD tray CAUTION! If the removed HDD module is not replaced immediately, always replace the HDD tray into the unused HDD bay to comply with applicable EMC regulations and satisfy cooling requirements. Figure 74: Installing a 3.5-inch HDD tray Ê...

  • Page 118: Replacing A 3.5-inch Hdd Module

    Only remove an HDD module during operation if the drive is not ● currently being accessed. Observe the indicators for the corresponding HDD modules, see "PRIMERGY CX400 S1 Server Enclosure Operating manual". Under no circumstances should you remove an HDD module while ●...

  • Page 119: Removing A 3.5-inch Hdd Module

    Hard disk drives / solid state drives 7.3.4.3 Removing a 3.5-inch HDD module Ê Remove the HDD module to be replaced from the server as described in section "Removing a 3.5-inch HDD module" on page 116. 7.3.4.4 Installing a 3.5-inch HDD module Ê...

  • Page 120: Replacing Hdd/ssd Sas/sata Backplanes

    Hard disk drives / solid state drives Replacing HDD/SSD SAS/SATA backplanes 7.4.1 Replacing the 2.5-inch HDD/SSD SAS/SATA backplane Field Replaceable Units (FRU) Average hardware task duration: 70 minutes Average software task duration: 5 minutes Note on system information The 2.5-inch HDD/SSD SAS/SATA backplane contains the Chassis ID EPROM that contains system information like server name and model, housing type, serial number and manufacturing data.

  • Page 121: Removing The 2.5-inch Hdd Sas/sata Backplane

    Hard disk drives / solid state drives It is not allowed to draw the CX400 S1server enclosure partially out of the rack. "Removing the server node from the server enclosure" on page 48 Ê Ê Remove all HDD/SSD modules as described in section "Removing 2.5-inch HDD/SSD modules"...

  • Page 122

    Hard disk drives / solid state drives Figure 76: Removing the HDD SAS/SATA backplane (A) Ê Note the positions of the shoulder screw caps (1). Ê Remove two screws (2) of the defective HDD SAS/SATA backplane. Figure 77: Removing the HDD SAS/SATA backplane (B) Ê...

  • Page 123: Installing The 2.5-inch Hdd Sas/sata Backplane

    Hard disk drives / solid state drives 7.4.1.4 Installing the 2.5-inch HDD SAS/SATA backplane Figure 78: Installing the HDD SAS/SATA backplane (A) Ê Note the positions of the shoulder screw caps (1) and the screw holes (2) on the chassis. Figure 79: Installing the HDD SAS/SATA backplane (B) Ê...

  • Page 124: Concluding Steps

    Hard disk drives / solid state drives Figure 80: Installing the HDD SAS/SATA backplane (C) Ê Secure HDD SAS/SATA backplane with two screws (1). Figure 81: Securing the front panel cable with the cable clamps Ê Secure both front panel cables with the cable clamps. 7.4.1.5 Concluding steps Perform the following procedures:...

  • Page 125

    Hard disk drives / solid state drives Ê Install all HDD/SSD modules as described in section "Installing 2.5-inch HDD/SSD modules" on page 103. "Installing the server node in the server enclosure" on page 65 Ê "Mounting the server enclosure in the rack" on page 67 Ê...

  • Page 126: Replacing The 3.5-inch Hdd Sas/sata Backplane

    Hard disk drives / solid state drives 7.4.2 Replacing the 3.5-inch HDD SAS/SATA backplane Field Replaceable Units (FRU) Average task duration: 70 minutes Average software task duration: 5 minutes Note on system information The 3.5-inch HDD SAS/SATA backplane contains the Chassis ID EPROM that contains system information like server name and model, housing type, serial number and manufacturing data.

  • Page 127: Removing The 3.5-inch Hdd Sas / Sata Backplane

    Hard disk drives / solid state drives Ê Remove all HDD modules as described in section "Removing 3.5-inch HDD modules" on page 115. "Opening the server enclosure" on page 51 Ê "Removing the power supply module" on page 84 Ê Ê...

  • Page 128

    Hard disk drives / solid state drives Figure 83: Removing the HDD SAS/SATA backplane (A) Ê Note the positions of the shoulder screw caps (1). Ê Remove two screws (2) of the defective HDD SAS/SATA backplane. Figure 84: Removing the HDD SAS/SATA backplane (B) Ê...

  • Page 129: Installing The 3.5-inch Hdd Sas/sata Backplane

    Hard disk drives / solid state drives 7.4.2.4 Installing the 3.5-inch HDD SAS/SATA backplane Figure 85: Installing the HDD SAS/SATA backplane (A) Ê Note the positions of the shoulder screw caps (1) and the screw holes (2) on the chassis. Figure 86: Installing the HDD SAS/SATA backplane (B) Ê...

  • Page 130: Concluding Steps

    Hard disk drives / solid state drives Figure 87: Installing the HDD SAS/SATA backplane (C) Ê Secure HDD SAS/SATA backplane with two screws (1). Figure 88: Removing the front panel cable from the cable clamps Ê Secure both front panel cables with the cable clamps. 7.4.2.5 Concluding steps Perform the following procedures:...

  • Page 131

    Hard disk drives / solid state drives Ê Install both fan modules as described in section "Installing the fan module" on page 147. "Installing the power supply module" on page 82 Ê "Closing the server enclosure" on page 61 Ê Ê...

  • Page 132

    Hard disk drives / solid state drives Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

  • Page 133: System Fan

    System fan Safety notes CAUTION! Do not damage or modify internal cables or devices. Doing so may ● cause a device failure, fire, or electric shock. Devices and components inside the server remain hot after ● shutdown. After shutting down the server, wait for hot components to cool down before installing or removing internal options.

  • Page 134: Basic Information

    System fan Basic Information The PRIMERGY CX400 S1 server features four non hot-plug fans. Two fans each are combined in a fan module. Fan positions figure 89 shows the position of the system fans 1 to 4. Figure 89: Fan positions...

  • Page 135

    System fan Connectors on the PDB figure 90 shows the connectors on the PDBs for the system fans 1 to 4. top PDB bottom PDB Figure 90: Connectors on the PDBs Top PDB Bottom PDB FAN1 (J8) FAN3 (J8) FAN2 (J9) FAN4 (J9) –...

  • Page 136: Replacing The Fan In The Fan Module

    System fan Replacing the fan in the fan module Field Replaceable Units (FRU) Average task duration: 20 minutes 8.2.1 Required tools Preliminary and concluding steps: ● – Phillips PH2 / (+) No. 2 screw driver Main steps: ● – Phillips PH2 / (+) No. 2 screw driver 8.2.2 Preliminary steps Perform the following procedures:...

  • Page 137: Removing The Fan Module

    System fan 8.2.3 Removing the fan module There are available two different kinds of fan modules: – fan module without detachable cable – fan module with detachable cable Follow the appropriate procedure described in the sections "Fan without detachable cable" on page 137 "Fan with detachable cable"...

  • Page 138

    System fan Fan with detachable cable Figure 92: Fan with detachable cable Fans will now be replaced by fans with detachable cable. There will be no change of product number. Figure 93: Detachable cable of fan Disconnecting the cables from the top PDB and from the bottom PDB is now unnecessary! Just detach the cable from the connector and carefully thread the fan cable through the recess.

  • Page 139: Removing The Fan From The Fan Holder

    System fan Figure 94: Removing the fan module (B) Ê Remove four screws. Ê Carefully lift the fan module out of the chassis. CAUTION! Ensure not to strain the fan cables! Ê Replace the defective fan as described in section "Replacing the fan in the fan module"...

  • Page 140

    System fan Fan 1 Fan 2 Figure 95: Removing the fan from the fan holder Ê Remove four screws. Ê Remove the fan out of the fan holder (1). Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

  • Page 141: Installing Fan1 And Fan2

    System fan 8.2.5 Installing fan1 and fan2 Figure 96: Air flow direction Take note of the air flow direction. Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

  • Page 142: Installing The Fan1

    System fan 8.2.5.1 Installing the fan1 air flow Figure 97: Installing fan1 in the fan holder Ê Insert fan1 in the left part of the fan holder (1). Take note of the air flow direction (2). Ê Run the fan cable along the bottom of the fan holder (3). Ê...

  • Page 143: Installing The Fan2

    System fan 8.2.5.2 Installing the fan2 air flow Figure 98: Installing fan2 in the fan holder Ê Insert fan2 in the right part of the fan holder (1). Take note of the air flow direction (2). Ê Pull the fan1 cable to ensure not to be interfered with fan2 (3). Ê...

  • Page 144: Installing Fan3 And Fan4

    System fan 8.2.6 Installing fan3 and fan4 Figure 99: Air flow direction Take note of the air flow direction. Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

  • Page 145: Installing The Fan4

    System fan 8.2.6.1 Installing the fan4 air flow Figure 100: Installing fan4 in the fan holder Ê Insert fan4 in the right part of the fan holder (1). Take note of the air flow direction (2). Ê Run the fan cable along the bottom of the fan holder (3). Ê...

  • Page 146: Installing The Fan3

    System fan 8.2.6.2 Installing the fan3 air flow Figure 101: Installing fan3 in the fan holder Ê Insert fan3 in the left part of the fan holder (1). Take note of the air flow direction (2). Ê Pull the fan4 cable to ensure not to be interfered with fan3 (3). Ê...

  • Page 147: Installing The Fan Module

    System fan 8.2.7 Installing the fan module There are available two different kinds of fan modules: – fan module without detachable cable – fan module with detachable cable Follow the appropriate procedure described in the sections "Fan module without detachable cable" on page 148 "Fan with detachable cable"...

  • Page 148

    System fan Fan module without detachable cable Figure 103: Removing the fan module (A) Ê Thread the fan cables carefully through the recess (1). Ê Connect the fan cables to the corresponding PDB, see also "Basic Information" on page 134: –...

  • Page 149

    System fan Fans will now be replaced by fans with detachable cable. There will be no change of product number. Figure 105: Detachable cable of fan Connecting the cables to the top PDB and to the bottom PDB is now unnecessary! Carefully thread the fan cable through the recess and connect the cable to the connector.

  • Page 150: Concluding Steps

    System fan 8.2.8 Concluding steps Perform the following procedures: "Closing the server enclosure" on page 61 Ê "Installing the server node in the server enclosure" on page 65 Ê "Mounting the server enclosure in the rack" on page 67 Ê "Switching on the server node(s)"...

  • Page 151: Midplane

    Midplane Safety notes CAUTION! Do not damage or modify internal cables or devices. Doing so may ● cause a device failure, fire, or electric shock. Devices and components inside the server remain hot after ● shutdown. After shutting down the server, wait for hot components to cool down before installing or removing internal options.

  • Page 152: Replacing The Midplane

    Midplane Replacing the midplane The following description is also valid for the midplane with expander. Field Replaceable Units (FRU) Average task duration: 45 minutes 9.1.1 Required tools Preliminary and concluding steps: ● – Phillips PH2 / (+) No. 2 screw driver Main steps: ●...

  • Page 153: Removing The Midplane

    Midplane 9.1.3 Removing the midplane Figure 106: Removing the air duct Ê Detach the right and the left side of the adhesive air duct by pressing it inwards (1). Ê Remove the air duct in the direction of the arrow (2). Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

  • Page 154

    Midplane Figure 107: Disconnecting the front panel cable Ê Disconnect both front panel cables from the rear of the midplane. Figure 108: Removing the midplane Ê Remove ten screws from the midplane (see circles). Ê Remove the midplane (1). Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

  • Page 155: Installing The Midplane

    Midplane 9.1.4 Installing the midplane Figure 109: Positions of the centering bolts Ê Note of the positions of the centering bolts in the chassis. Figure 110: Mounting the midplane (A) Ê Insert the midplane (1) onto the centering bolts (2). Ensure that the midplane is properly seated on both centering bolts.

  • Page 156

    Midplane Figure 111: Mounting the midplane (B) Ê Secure the midplane with ten screws (see circles). Figure 112: Connecting the front panel cables Ê Connect the right front panel cable to the right connector on the rear of the midplane (1). Ê...

  • Page 157

    Midplane Figure 113: Midplane air duct Ê Note the direction of the air duct. Figure 114: Installing the air duct Ê Insert the air duct in the direction of the arrow (1). Ê Attach the right and the left side of the air duct to the adhesive tapes on the chassis by pressing it outwards (2).

  • Page 158: Concluding Steps

    Midplane 9.1.5 Concluding steps Perform the following procedures: "Installing the power distribution module" on page 57 Ê "Installing the power supply module" on page 82 Ê "Closing the server enclosure" on page 61 Ê "Installing the server node in the server enclosure" on page 65 Ê...

  • Page 159: Linking Boards

    Linking boards Safety CAUTION! Do not damage or modify internal cables or devices. Doing so may ● cause a device failure, fire, or electric shock. Devices and components inside the server remain hot after ● shutdown. After shutting down the server, wait for hot components to cool down before installing or removing internal options.

  • Page 160: Replacing The Linking Board

    Linking boards Figure 115: Positions of the linking boards chassis 2.5" HDD Pos. Description Part number Linking/B-1 A3C40142895 3KS2HLB0090 Linking/B-2 A3C40142896 3KS2HLB0060 Linking/B-3 A3C40142897 3KS2HLB0070 Linking/B-4 A3C40142899 3KS2HLB0080 10.1.2 Replacing the linking board Field Replaceable Units (FRU) Average task duration: 55 minutes Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

  • Page 161: Required Tools

    Linking boards 10.1.2.1 Required tools Preliminary and concluding steps: ● – Phillips PH2 / (+) No. 2 screw driver Main steps: ● – Phillips PH2 / (+) No. 2 screw driver 10.1.2.2 Preliminary steps Perform the following procedures: "Shutting down the server node" on page 41 Ê...

  • Page 162: Installing The Linking Board

    Linking boards Figure 116: Removing the linking board Ê Slide the linking board in the direction of the arrow as far as it will go (1). The linking board will be disconnected from the HDD backplane (2). Ê Lift the linking board out of the chassis (3). 10.1.2.4 Installing the linking board Ê...

  • Page 163

    Linking boards Figure 118: Installing the linking board (A) Ê Note the positions of the shoulder screw caps on the chassis. Ê Insert the linking board into the chassis so that the two shoulder screw caps on the chassis rest in the wide ends of the keyhole slots on the linking board. Figure 119: Installing the linking board (B) Ê...

  • Page 164: Concluding Steps

    Linking boards 10.1.2.5 Concluding steps Perform the following procedures: "Installing the midplane" on page 155 Ê "Installing the power distribution module" on page 57 Ê Ê Install both fan modules as described in section "Installing the fan module" on page 147.

  • Page 165: Linking Boards In 3.5-inch Hdd Chassis

    Linking boards 10.2 Linking boards in 3.5-inch HDD chassis 10.2.1 Basic information The chassis for 3.5" HDD is equipped with two different linking boards. Figure 120: Positions of the linking boards chassis 3.5" HDD Pos. Description Part number Linking/B-1 A3C40142902 3IS2HLB0020 Linking/B-2 A3C40142903...

  • Page 166: Replacing The Linking Board

    Linking boards 10.2.2 Replacing the linking board Field Replaceable Units (FRU) Average task duration: 55 minutes 10.2.2.1 Required tools Preliminary and concluding steps: ● – Phillips PH2 / (+) No. 2 screw driver Main steps: ● – Phillips PH2 / (+) No. 2 screw driver 10.2.2.2 Preliminary steps Perform the following procedures: "Shutting down the server node"...

  • Page 167: Removing The Linking Board

    Linking boards 10.2.2.3 Removing the linking board Figure 121: Removing the linking board Ê Slide the linking board in the direction of the arrow as far as it will go (1). The linking board will be disconnected from the HDD backplane (2). Ê...

  • Page 168: Installing The Linking Board

    Linking boards 10.2.2.4 Installing the linking board Figure 122: Board number and mounting direction of the linking board Ê Note the board number (1) and the mounting direction (2) of the linking board. Figure 123: Positions of the shoulder screw caps on the chassis Ê...

  • Page 169

    Linking boards Figure 124: Installing the linking board (A) Ê Insert the linking board into the chassis so that the two shoulder screw caps on the chassis rest in the wide ends of the keyhole slots on the linking board. Figure 125: Installing the linking board (B) Ê...

  • Page 170: Concluding Steps

    Linking boards 10.2.2.5 Concluding steps Perform the following procedures: "Installing the midplane" on page 155 Ê "Installing the power distribution module" on page 57 Ê Ê Install both fan modules as described in section "Installing the fan module" on page 147.

  • Page 171: Front Panel

    Front panel Safety notes CAUTION! When inserting the front panel module into the server, ensure not to ● pinch or strain any connected cables. Circuit boards and soldered parts of internal options are exposed and ● can be damaged by static electricity. Always discharge static build-up (e.g.

  • Page 172: Replacing The Front Panel Board

    Front panel 11.1 Replacing the front panel board Field Replaceable Units (FRU) Average hardware task duration: 10 minutes 11.1.1 Required tools Preliminary and concluding steps: tool-less ● Main steps: ● – Phillips PH2 / (+) No. 2 screw driver 11.1.2 Preliminary steps Perform the following procedures: "Shutting down the server node"...

  • Page 173: Removing The Front Ear Bracket

    Front panel 11.1.3 Removing the front ear bracket Figure 126: Removing the front ear bracket Ê Remove the feature (1) under the bezel hook. Ê Remove the metal sheet by removing the two screws (2). Figure 127: Spacer (metal sheet) Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

  • Page 174: Removing The Front Panel Board

    Front panel 11.1.4 Removing the front panel board Figure 128: Removing the front panel cover (A) Ê Remove the screw if there is no front ear bracket (see section "Removing the front ear bracket" on page 173) . Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

  • Page 175

    Front panel Figure 129: Removing the front panel cover (B) Ê Remove the front panel cover. Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

  • Page 176

    Front panel Figure 130: Removing the front panel board Ê Remove the screw (1) and disengage the front panel board (2). Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

  • Page 177

    Front panel Figure 131: Disconnecting the front panel cable Ê Disconnect the front panel cable from the front panel module. Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

  • Page 178: Installing The Front Panel Board

    Front panel 11.1.5 Installing the front panel board Figure 132: Connecting the front panel cable - left side Ê Connect the front panel cable to the front panel module as shown. Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

  • Page 179

    Front panel Figure 133: Connecting the front panel cable - right side Ê On the right side, fold the cable in the direction of the arrow. Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

  • Page 180

    Front panel Figure 134: Installing the front panel board Ê Place the front panel board: The recess on the top will be secured with the screw (1) and the hook on the bottom must fit with the recess (2). CAUTION! Ensure that none of the cables are strained or damaged! Ê...

  • Page 181

    Front panel Figure 135: Installing the front panel cover (A) Ê Install the front panel cover. Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

  • Page 182

    Front panel Figure 136: Installing the front panel cover (B) Ê Secure the front panel cover with one screw if there is no front ear bracket (see section"Installing the front ear bracket" on page 183). Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

  • Page 183: Installing The Front Ear Bracket

    Front panel 11.1.6 Installing the front ear bracket Figure 137: Installing the front ear bracket Ê Insert the feature (1) under the bezel hook to prevent bezel peer off. Ê Fix the metal sheet with the two screws (2). Figure 138: Spacer (metal sheet) Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

  • Page 184: Concluding Steps

    Front panel 11.1.7 Concluding steps Perform the following procedures: "Mounting the server enclosure in the rack" on page 67 Ê "Switching on the server node(s)" on page 75 Ê Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

  • Page 185: Replacing The Front Panel Cable

    Front panel 11.2 Replacing the front panel cable Field Replaceable Units (FRU) Average hardware task duration: 80 minutes 11.2.1 Required tools Preliminary and concluding steps: tool-less ● Main steps: ● – Phillips PH2 / (+) No. 2 screw driver 11.2.2 Preliminary steps Perform the following procedures: "Shutting down the server node"...

  • Page 186

    Front panel "Removing the power distribution module" on page 54 Ê "Removing the midplane" on page 153 Ê Ê Remove all linking boards for 2.5-inch HDDas described in section"Removing the linking board" on page 161 (if applicable). Ê Remove all linking boards for 3.5-inch HDDas described in section "Removing the linking board"...

  • Page 187: Removing The Front Panel Cable

    Front panel 11.2.3 Removing the front panel cable Figure 139: Removing the front panel cable Ê Slide the front panel cable over the standoffs (1, 2) to remove the front panel cable. CAUTION! Ensure that none of the cables are strained or damaged! Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

  • Page 188: Installing The Front Panel Cable

    Front panel 11.2.4 Installing the front panel cable Figure 140: Installing front panel cable (A) Ê Use a thin cable noose (thickness under 1.0 mm) to route the front panel cable. Figure 141: Installing front panel cable (B) Ê Insert the cable (1), while following the cable routing. The cable must be run over the standoff (2) and then under the standoff (3).

  • Page 189: Routing Of The Front Panel Cable

    Front panel 11.2.5 Routing of the front panel cable Figure 142: Routing of the front panel cable 11.2.6 Concluding steps Perform the following procedures: "Installing the front panel board" on page 178 Ê "Installing the 2.5-inch HDD SAS/SATA backplane" on page 123 Ê...

  • Page 190

    Front panel "Installing the power supply module" on page 82 Ê Ê Install both fan modules as described in section "Installing the fan module" on page 147. "Closing the server enclosure" on page 61 Ê Ê Install all HDD/SSD modules as described in section "Installing 2.5-inch HDD/SSD modules"...

  • Page 191: Cabling

    Cabling Safety notes CAUTION! Always hold cables by their connectors when disconnecting them. ● Never pull on the cable to disconnect cables. Ensure that none of the cables are scraped, strained or otherwise ● damaged while replacing system components. Immediately replace cables with damaged shielding. ●...

  • Page 192: Connectors On The Boards

    Cabling – with detachable cable: Cable with two connectors for top/bottom PDB is detachable from the fan. 12.2 Connectors on the boards Figure 143: Top PDB FAN1 (J8) FAN2 (J9) MB1_PWR_CONN MB2_PWR_CONN BP PWR CONN Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

  • Page 193

    Cabling Figure 144: Bottom PDB FAN3 (J8) FAN4 (J9) MB3_PWR_CONN MB4_PWR_CONN BP PWR CONN J10 - connector for the Top PDB Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

  • Page 194

    Cabling Figure 145: Midplane Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

  • Page 195

    Cabling Figure 146: 2.5-inch HDD/SSD backplane PWR CONN 1 2 PWR CONN 3 4 Linking board Linking board Linking board Linking board Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

  • Page 196: Cabling

    Cabling 12.3 Cabling Figure 147: 2.5-inch chassis Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

  • Page 197

    Cabling Figure 148: 3.5-inch chassis Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

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    Cabling Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

  • Page 199: Appendix

    13.1 Mechanical overview 13.1.1 Multi-node server system front 2.5 inch HDD/SSD model Figure 149: PRIMERGY CX400 S1 front - 2.5-inch HDD/SSD model With CX250 S1 server nodes Pos. Component Front panel module for server node 1 Front panel module for server node 2...

  • Page 200: Multi-node Server System Front 3.5 Inch Hdd Model

    Appendix 13.1.2 Multi-node server system front 3.5 inch HDD model Figure 150: PRIMERGY CX400 S1 front - 3.5-inch HDD model With CX250 S1 server nodes Pos. Component Front panel module for server node 1 Front panel module for server node 2...

  • Page 201: Multi-node Server System Rear

    Appendix 13.1.3 Multi-node server system rear 13.1.3.1 CX400 S1 server enclosure with CX250 S1 server nodes Figure 151: PRIMERGY CX400 S1 server enclosure rear with CX250 S1 server nodes Pos. Component Installation bay 1 for CX250 S1 server nodes Installation bay 2 for CX250 S1 server nodes...

  • Page 202: Cx400 S1 Server Enclosure With Cx270 S1 Server Nodes

    Appendix 13.1.3.2 CX400 S1 server enclosure with CX270 S1 server nodes Figure 152: PRIMERGY CX400 S1 server enclosure rear with CX270 S1 server nodes Pos. Component Installation bay 1 for CX270 S1 server nodes Installation bay 2 for CX270 S1 server nodes...

  • Page 203: Multi-node Server System Interior

    Appendix 13.1.4 Multi-node server system interior 13.1.4.1 2.5-inch HDD/SSD model Figure 153: PRIMERGY CX400S1 interior - 2.5-inch HDD/SSD model Pos. Component 24x 2.5-inch hard disk drives / trays 2 front panel modules HDD backplane (not visible) 2 fan modules midplane Up to 4x CX250 S1 or 2x CX270 S1 Power distribution module Up to 2 power supply modules...

  • Page 204: Inch Hdd Model

    Appendix 13.1.4.2 3.5-inch HDD model Figure 154: PRIMERGY CX400S1 interior - 3.5-inch HDD model Pos. Component 12x 3.5-inch hard disk drives / trays 2 front panel modules HDD backplane (not visible) 2 fan modules midplane Up to 4x CX250 S1 or 2x CX270 S1 Power distribution module Up to 2 power supply modules Upgrade and Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 205: Controls And Indicators

    Appendix 13.2 Controls and indicators 13.2.1 Front panel Figure 155: Controls and indicators on the front panel Pos. Component On/Off button / Power-on indicator ID button / ID indicator Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

  • Page 206: Controls On The Front Panel

    Appendix 13.2.1.1 Controls on the front panel 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. CAUTION! Risk of loss of data! The On/Off button does not disconnect the multi-node server...

  • Page 207: Hard Disk Drives

    Appendix 13.2.2 Hard disk drives 13.2.2.1 Indicators on the hard disk drives Figure 156: Indicators on the 3.5-inch HDD (A) and on the 2.5-inch HDD/SSD modules (B) 1 Slot/RAID status indicator – Does not light: HDD/SSD does not exist – Lit (green): HDD/SSD exist –...

  • Page 208: Power Supply Module

    Appendix 13.2.3 Power supply module 13.2.3.1 Indicator on hot-plug power supply module Figure 157: Indicator on hot-plug PSU Indicator on hot-plug PSU (two colors) 1400 W PSU: Lights up green when the server enclosure is switched on and functioning properly. Lights up yellow if the PSU has failed.

  • Page 209: Minimum Startup Configuration

    Appendix 13.3 Minimum startup configuration Field Replaceable Units (FRU) If the server does not start up or other problems occur, it may be necessary to take the system down to its most basic configuration in order to isolate the defective component. The minimum startup configuration consists of the following components and cables: Component...

  • Page 210

    Appendix The minimum startup configuration must be used exclusively for diagnostic purposes by maintenance personnel, never in daily operation! Upgrade and Maintenance Manual CX400 S1...

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