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Areas Covered
Before Reading This Manual
This section explains the notes for your safety and conventions used in this manual.
Chapter 1
Overview
This chapter explains component names and basic operations of this server, as well as an
overview of the software provided with this server. In addition, the workflow, from placing the
server to starting the operation, is also described.
Chapter 2
Checking before OS Installation
This chapter explains the preparation on the server and cautions necessary before OS installation.
Please read this chapter before starting installation.
Chapter 3
OS Installation Using ServerStart
This chapter explains how to install the OS in the server using ServerStart.
Chapter 4
Manual OS Installation
This chapter explains how to install the OS without using ServerStart.
Chapter 5
Operations after OS Installation
This chapter explains the operations to be performed after OS installation. Be sure to perform
those operations before operating the server.
Chapter 6
High Reliability Tools
For stable PRIMERGY server operations, we recommend that high reliability tools be installed.
This chapter explains the installation and necessary settings of high reliability tools.
Chapter 7
Installing Hardware Options
This chapter explains how to install internal options.
Chapter 8
Configuring Hardware and Utilities
This chapter explains how to make the environment settings necessary to operate the server and
how to use each utility.
Chapter 9
Operation and Maintenance
This chapter explains the operations that become necessary after starting to use this server as well
as daily care and maintenance.
Appendix
This appendix explains the specifications for the server and for its internal options.
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  • Page 1 PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Areas Covered Before Reading This Manual This section explains the notes for your safety and conventions used in this manual. Chapter 1 Overview This chapter explains component names and basic operations of this server, as well as an overview of the software provided with this server.
  • Page 2: For Your Safety

    Note that data protection is not guaranteed when repairs are performed. It is the customer's responsibility to maintain backup copies in advance. In case of data loss, Fujitsu assumes no liability for data maintenance or restoration and damages that occur as a result of the data loss for any reason, except for items covered under warranty.
  • Page 3 PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Remarks Warning Descriptions Various symbols are used throughout this manual. These are used to emphasize important points for your safety and that of others. The following are the symbols and their meanings. Fully understand these symbols when reading this manual.
  • Page 4 Entering Commands (Keys) Command entries are displayed in the following way. • At each blank in a command line (as pointed out above), press the [Space] key once. • When using Windows or DOS OS, commands are not case sensitive. •...
  • Page 5: Reference Information

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Abbreviations The following expressions and abbreviations are used throughout this manual. table: Abbreviations of Product Names Product name Expressions and abbreviations PRIMERGY TX120 This server or the server ® ® Windows Server 2003 R2 Windows Windows...
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Contents Chapter 1 Overview 1.1 TX120 ..........14 1.2 Supplied Software .
  • Page 8 3.1.3 RAID and Disk Wizard ........57 3.1.4 OS Installation Wizard .
  • Page 9 PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Chapter 5 Operations after OS Installation 5.1 Memory Dump/Paging File Setting ..... . 124 5.1.1 How to Obtain Memory Dump ....... . .124 5.2 Creating a Disk for System Recovery .
  • Page 10 Chapter 7 Installing Hardware Options 7.1 Before Installing Hardware Options ..... 160 7.2 Removing and Attaching the Side Cover ....162 7.2.1 Removing the Side Cover .
  • Page 11 PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Chapter 9 Operation and Maintenance 9.1 Daily Maintenance ........212 9.1.1 Checking the Server Condition .
  • Page 13: Chapter 1 Overview

    Chapter 1 Overview This chapter explains component names and basic operations of this server, as well as an overview of the software provided with this server. In addition, the workflow, from placing the server to starting the operation, is also described.
  • Page 14: Tx120

    Chapter 1 Overview 1.1 TX120 This server is entry server with high-speed processing and cost-effectiveness. This server has the following features. High Reliability Memory Modules Enabling High-Speed Processing For the memory, the system is equipped with DDR II 533 Unbuffered Lowprofile DIMM enabling high- speed processing.
  • Page 15 PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Excellent Scalability Maximum Memory Size of 8 GB In addition to the preinstalled 512MB memory, the memory is expandable to 8GB. Maximum Hard Disk Size of 146.8 GB Up to two internal hard disk units can be installed in the 2.5-inch storage bays. The hard disk size can be increased up to 146.8 GB.
  • Page 16: Supplied Software

    Chapter 1 Overview 1.2 Supplied Software ServerStart for supporting setup and high reliability tools for avoiding problems during server operation are supplied with this server. 1.2.1 Setup Support Tool - ServerStart ServerStart is a setup support tool that helps to install PRIMERGY. It offers easy server installation and proper installation of recommended drivers.
  • Page 17: Supported Oss

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Supported OSs The following OSs can be installed using ServerStart V6.609. ® ® • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition ® ® • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition ® ® • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard x64 Edition ®...
  • Page 18: Main Window

    Chapter 1 Overview Intuitive User Interface The intuitive user interface allows you to easily set the necessary information. Main Window When ServerStart is started, the following window appears. The window and tool bar differ depending on the mode. Tool Bar In Guide/Expert Mode Brings you to Brings you to...
  • Page 19: Network Configuration

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Wizard Window Clicking a wizard displays a wizard window. Set items in the wizard window. To move to a step in the next wizard window, click the operation button at the bottom of the window. Clicking [help] displays a tip for setting the item.
  • Page 20: High Reliability Tools

    Chapter 1 Overview 1.2.2 High Reliability Tools High reliability tools are a comprehensively useful set of software for stable system operations of the server. The following tools have respective roles to manage normal operations or recovery from errors: • Server monitoring tools •...
  • Page 21: Installing High Reliability Tools

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide LAN Driver Advanced Setup Tools These tools set details on the LAN, including the use of the Teaming (load balance) function and VLAN configuration. Broadcom Advanced Control Suite (BACS) BACS is a tool for setting details on the onboard LAN when it is used to configure a VLAN.
  • Page 22 Chapter 1 Overview When using ServerStart to install the OS, RAID Management Tool and ServerView are installed at a time. These cannot be selected individually. To use all functions of ServerView, "Java2 Runtime Environment Standard Edition" and "Web server" are required. When using ServerStart to install the OS, "Java2 Runtime Environment Standard Edition"...
  • Page 23: Component Names And Functions

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide 1.3 Component Names and Functions This section explains the component names and functions of the server and baseboard. 1.3.1 Server (Front View) Drive cover Use a drive cover key to unlock the drive cover and open it.
  • Page 24: Power Switch

    Chapter 1 Overview d Hard disk failure LED It is lit or blinks depending on the hard disk status as follows. table: Meaning of the Hard Disk Failure LED LED status Hard disk status In normal mode or hot spare mode Lights in amber Error detected in the hard disk (in an array configuration) Blinks in amber at a slow pace...
  • Page 25: Server (Rear View)

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide n System status LED ( ) This LED lights or blinks in amber when an error is detected in the server components. If this LED lights or blinks, contact an office listed in the "Contact Information" of "Start Guide".
  • Page 26: Mouse Connector

    Chapter 1 Overview c Mouse connector ( A mouse is plugged in. d Keyboard connector ( A keyboard is plugged in. e Display connector ( A display cable is plugged in. f Serial port connector ( Cables of peripheral equipment conforming to the RS-232C standard such as modems are plugged in.
  • Page 27: Server (Internal)

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide 1.3.3 Server (Internal) Front Rear a 2.5-inch storage bay Contains an internal hard disk unit. b Optional bay Contains an internal bay option. c Power supply unit d Expansion Card Slot Contains extension cards that enhance the server functions.
  • Page 28: Baseboard

    Chapter 1 Overview 1.3.4 Baseboard a CPU socket Installs the CPU. b Memory slot Contains memory. If more memory is added, the amount of the data that can be read at a time increases and the processing performance of the server improves. c IDE connector An IDE cable for the internal CD-ROM drive unit or the internal DVD-RAM drive unit is plugged in.
  • Page 29: Standard Operations

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide 1.4 Standard Operations This section explains such standard operations as turning the server on/off and inserting/ejecting CD-ROMs. 1.4.1 Opening the Drive Cover Turn the drive cover key counterclockwise to unlock the cover. Drive cover key Tilt the drive cover downward.
  • Page 30: Turning On The Server

    When operating the device outside of this operating environment, the server may operate improperly, damage data etc. Furthermore, Fujitsu cannot be held responsible for any related damage, malfunction, or loss of data, etc. • The fans rotate at high speed immediately after the server is turned on, but this is not defective.
  • Page 31: Turning Off The Server

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Press the power switch on the front of the server. The server's power LED is lit green. When the power is turned on, the server performs Power On Self Tests (POST). If any abnormalities are detected by POST, error messages are displayed ("9.2.2 Error Messages"...
  • Page 32 Chapter 1 Overview Make sure that the CD-ROM drive is empty. Shut down the OS. In the following cases, the server is turned off after the OS is shut down (Step 4 is not necessary). • Windows OS • ServerView is installed In other cases, make sure that the access LEDs of floppy disk and hard disk are off when the OS is shut down.
  • Page 33: Inserting And Ejecting A Cd-Rom (Dvd-Ram)

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Cautions when Turning the Power Off (When the OS is Windows Server 2003) "Do Nothing", "Prompt Input", "Standby", "Hibernation", or "Shutdown" can be specified as the operating mode of the power switch in the OS settings (normally, "Shutdown" is specified). On this server, functions corresponding to "Standby"...
  • Page 34 Chapter 1 Overview Inserting the CD-ROM Make sure the server is turned on and press the CD-ROM eject button. The CD-ROM tray comes out a little. CD-ROM eject button...
  • Page 35 PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Have the label side of the CD-ROM forward, position the hole of the disc to the projection on the center of the tray, and then set the CD-ROM firmly until it clicks. If the disc is not set properly, it may not be played or ejected.
  • Page 36: Workflow

    Chapter 1 Overview 1.5 Workflow To start the server operation, perform the following procedures. Installing the server Refer to "Safety Precautions" and "Start Guide" to install the server to a suitable place. Preparing the server - Install hardware options - Set hardware Refer to "2.1 Preparation on the Server", "Chapter 7 Installing Hardware Options"...
  • Page 37 Chapter 2 Checking before OS Installation This chapter explains the preparation on the server and cautions necessary before OS installation. Please read this chapter before starting installation. 2.1 Preparation on the Server ......2.2 Selecting the Installation Method .
  • Page 38: Chapter 2 Checking Before Os Installation

    Chapter 2 Checking before OS Installation 2.1 Preparation on the Server Before starting installation, install internal options to the server and perform necessary hardware settings. 2.1.1 Installing Internal Options Internal options are classified into those that must be installed before the OS installation and those that must be installed after the OS installation.
  • Page 39: Hardware Settings

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Cautions for Installing a Memory Module This server supports up to 8GB of memory. However, the maximum installable size varies depending on the OS. Furthermore, since the server uses part of the memory as PCI resources, the maximum available size is limited.
  • Page 40 Chapter 2 Checking before OS Installation Take the following steps in the BIOS Setup Utility. 1. Start the BIOS Setup Utility. "8.2.1 Starting and Exiting the BIOS Setup Utility" (pg.191) 2. Select the [Peripheral Configuration] submenu from the [Advanced] menu and press the [Enter] key.
  • Page 41: Selecting The Installation Method

    To set up multiple servers with the same model and configuration, refer to "3.5 Installation on Multiple (the Second and Subsequent) Servers" ( pg.101). Linux For the use of Linux, refer to the Fujitsu PRIMERGY What OS will you use? website (http://primergy.fujitsu.com).
  • Page 42: Precautions On Installation

    Chapter 2 Checking before OS Installation 2.3 Precautions on Installation Read the following notes before starting OS installation. 2.3.1 Installation Partition Size For installation using ServerStart, the installation partition size can be set as follows. • Minimum: 2200MB • Maximum: 2TB Notes •...
  • Page 43: Notes On A Multiple Lan Adapter Configuration

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Notes • When a RAID-configured disk is used Hard disk units that have been used before may have unwanted partition information or array configuration information, which may cause unexpected problems. If you connect any hard disk units with usage history to this server, format them at low level on another system before connecting them to the server.
  • Page 44: Expansion Cards Supported By Serverstart

    Chapter 2 Checking before OS Installation Switching the Mode When opening the configuration file and inputting information in the installation fields in the wizard, do not switch any other mode by manipulating the tree or by any other means . Before switching the mode while inputting information, you must save the configuration file.
  • Page 45: Cautions For Manual Installation

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide 2.3.6 Cautions for Manual Installation Notes on Using an Array Controller Before the OS is installed, the array controller must be configured and the system drive under the array controller must be initialized. For more details, refer to the manual in the Array Controller Document &...
  • Page 46: Preparation For Using Serverstart On A Client Computer

    Chapter 2 Checking before OS Installation 2.4 Preparation for Using ServerStart on a Client Computer When using the preparation mode for setting installation information in advance or when creating a driver disk using the FloppyBuilder function, install ServerStart on the client computer. System Requirements for Client Computers Client computers must satisfy the following requirements.
  • Page 47 PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Insert the ServerStart CD-ROM Disc 1 into the client computer. The [ServerStart Launcher] window appears. When the [ServerStart Launcher] window does not appear, execute "SeStSetup.exe" in the CD-ROM. Check an only [Classic] and click [OK]. The Setup window appears.
  • Page 48: Uninstalling Serverstart

    ServerStart has been installed to the client computer. 2.4.2 Uninstalling ServerStart Perform the following procedure to uninstall ServerStart from the client computer. Click [Start] → [Programs] → [Fujitsu Siemens ServerStart] → [Uninstall ServerStart]. Click [OK]. When the uninstallation is executed successfully, Fujitsu ServerStart is deleted.
  • Page 49: Creating The Serverstart Floppy Disk

    If ServerStart has already been started, it is not necessary to start it up again. If it has not, start it up according to the following procedures: 1. Click [Start] → [Programs] → [Fujitsu Siemens ServerStart] → [ServerStart(Start from CD)].
  • Page 50 Chapter 2 Checking before OS Installation Click [ServerStart Status Diskette]. A message prompts you to insert the floppy disk. Insert the floppy disk and click [OK]. Set the floppy disk in the write-enabled state. Creation of a ServerStart floppy disk starts. When the creation is completed, the message "Floppy disk has been created."...
  • Page 51 Chapter 3 OS Installation Using ServerStart This chapter explains how to install the OS in the server using ServerStart. 3.1 Guided Mode ....... . . 3.2 Preparation Mode .
  • Page 52: Chapter 3 Os Installation Using Serverstart

    Chapter 3 OS Installation Using ServerStart 3.1 Guided Mode In guided mode, follow the wizard to specify hardware configuration and the OS to be installed, save the information necessary for installation in a configuration file, and install the OS. 3.1.1 Starting Up the Guided Mode Start up the guided mode.
  • Page 53 PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide The network setting window for remote installation appears. Click [OK]. The [Initialization of ServerStart core running] window appears and the ServerStart initialization process starts. Depending on the hardware configuration, this process may take a few minutes.
  • Page 54 Chapter 3 OS Installation Using ServerStart When the process is completed, the [Create a ServerStart Floppy Disk] window appears. Click [Build a ServerStart Floppy Disk]. " Creation of a ServerStart floppy disk starts. When the creation is completed, the Floppy disk has "...
  • Page 55 PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Select the OS to install. The [(OS) installation] window appears. Click [Prepare & initiate an unattended installation of (OS)]. The guided mode for the selected OS starts up. Start up the wizards to set items in the following procedures.
  • Page 56: Opening/Creating A Configuration File

    Chapter 3 OS Installation Using ServerStart 3.1.2 Opening/Creating a Configuration File Open a configuration file. Or create a new one. Click [Start here to create a complete configuration file]. The [Open ServerStart Configuration File] window appears. Once a configuration file is opened, another file cannot be opened until you click [Close and save Configuration File].
  • Page 57: Raid And Disk Wizard

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide 3.1.3 RAID and Disk Wizard Configure RAID, and create and format hard disk partitions. Click [RAID and Disk Wizard: RAID configuration and hard disk partitioning / formatting]. The [Configuration for Disks and RAID Controllers] window appears.
  • Page 58: Configuring Raid

    Chapter 3 OS Installation Using ServerStart Installation While Maintaining the Established RAID Environment Select [Logical Drive View] on the [Configuration for Disks and RAID Controllers] window. Add a partition 1. Click [Add Partition]. A partition is added. Add required partitions. 2.
  • Page 59 PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Select [Mass Storage Controller View] on the [Configuration for Disks and RAID Controllers] window. Click [Details] to check the settings of the controller. Add partitions as necessary. Add a partition 1. Click [Add Partition]. A partition is added.
  • Page 60: Os Installation Wizard

    Chapter 3 OS Installation Using ServerStart 3.1.4 OS Installation Wizard Set computer information, user information, and the network protocol. ServerStart can configure multiple network patterns. When configuring a domain controller, refer to "Using ServerStart to Configure the Network". The setup window differs depending on the OS to be installed. The following describes operations on Windows Server 2003 R2.
  • Page 61 PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Set items and click [Next]. When using the CD-ROM applied Service Pack 1 on Windows Server 2003, select the [(OS) including SP1] menu from the [Operating System Type] list. The [Installation Directory and Time Zone] window appears.
  • Page 62 Chapter 3 OS Installation Using ServerStart Set items and click [Next]. The [Network Protocol] window appears.
  • Page 63 PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Set items and click [Next]. The [Software Components] window appears.
  • Page 64 Chapter 3 OS Installation Using ServerStart If Windows Server 2003 R2 is selected at the Computer Identification, R2 components are always copied to the hard disk. To install the components, click [Properties] and check the components to be installed. Set items and click [next]. The [Services] window appears.
  • Page 65: Application Wizard

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide 3.1.5 Application Wizard Specify installation of supplied applications such as high reliability tools. Click [Application Wizard: Select additional software components]. The application wizard appears. From the [Installable applications] list, select applications to be installed and click [>>].
  • Page 66: Closing/Saving The Configuration File

    Chapter 3 OS Installation Using ServerStart 3.1.6 Closing/Saving the Configuration File When settings in all wizards are completed, save the configuration file. Click [Close and save Configuration File]. The [Save ServerStart Configuration File] window appears. Click [Save As]. The configuration file is saved. You can specify any name for the configuration file.
  • Page 67 PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Click [Start now]. Clicking [Start now] deletes all disk contents and starts installation. Click [Stop] when you do not perform installation. After 10 seconds, installation starts automatically. 1. When RAID has been configured, the system restarts.
  • Page 68 Chapter 3 OS Installation Using ServerStart Restart the system. Click [Start] → [Shutdown]. Select [Restart] and click [OK]. The system restarts. When the system restarts, log on to the server using the Administrator account for the local computer. The server setup and OS installation have been completed. Refer to "Chapter 5 Operations after OS Installation"...
  • Page 69: Preparation Mode

    If ServerStart has already been started, it is not necessary to start it up again. If it has not, start it up according to the following procedures: 1. Click [Start] → [Programs] → [Fujitsu Siemens ServerStart] → [ServerStart(Start from CD)].
  • Page 70 Chapter 3 OS Installation Using ServerStart Click [Special on Hints on Operating System Installation] and read this section carefully before starting the installation. This section describes the important information such as restrictions of the disk configurations. Click [Creation of ServerStart Configuration file for the installation of a Microsoft Windows Operating System].
  • Page 71: Configuring Settings In Wizards

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide 3.2.2 Configuring Settings in Wizards Click the wizards to set items in the following procedures. For setting procedures, refer to description on guided mode wizards ("3.1.2 Opening/Creating a Configuration File" ( pg.56) to "3.1.5 Application Wizard" ( pg.65)).
  • Page 72 Chapter 3 OS Installation Using ServerStart Click [Save As]. The [ServerStart Session IP Settings] window appears. Set items when performing remote installation. Click [Set]. The configuration file is saved. You can specify any name for the configuration file. However, OS installation is possible only when it is saved as "SerStartBatch.ini".
  • Page 73: Starting Os Installation

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide 3.2.4 Starting OS Installation Install the OS to the server using the created configuration file. During installation, do not use the mouse or keyboard unless it is necessary for installation operations. Otherwise, installation may fail. Confirm that the USB floppy disk drive has been connected before turning on the server.
  • Page 74 Chapter 3 OS Installation Using ServerStart 2. If a message prompts you to insert the Array Controller Document & Tool CD, insert the CD-ROM and click [OK]. 3. If a message prompts you to insert the Document & Tool CD, insert the PRIMERGY Document &...
  • Page 75 PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide The server setup and OS installation have been completed. Refer to "Chapter 5 Operations after OS Installation" ( pg.123) and perform necessary procedures before starting server operations.
  • Page 76: Expert Mode

    Chapter 3 OS Installation Using ServerStart 3.3 Expert Mode In expert mode, start up Disk Manager, format the installation partition, and install the Use the expert mode only when you want to perform installation while maintaining the existing partitions. Use the guided mode for normal installation. 3.3.1 Starting Up the Expert Mode Start up the expert mode.
  • Page 77 PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Select your keyboard language from the drop-down list and click [OK]. The subsequent start procedure may take several minutes. Click [Click here to prepare and/or initiate an operating system installation]. The [Select the operating system to be installed] window appears.
  • Page 78: Disk Manager

    Chapter 3 OS Installation Using ServerStart 3.3.2 Disk Manager Start up Disk Manager and format the installation partition. Click [Use Disk Manager to partition and format your disk drives]. Disk Manager starts up. Format the OS installation partition. Select the OS installation partition and click the [Partition] menu →...
  • Page 79: Os Installation Wizard

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide 3.3.3 OS Installation Wizard Set computer information, user information, and the network protocol. ServerStart can configure multiple network patterns. When configuring a domain controller, refer to "Using ServerStart to Configure the Network". The setting window differs depending on the OS to be installed. The following describes operations on Windows Server 2003 R2.
  • Page 80: Application Wizard

    Chapter 3 OS Installation Using ServerStart Set items and click [Next]. The [Software Components] window appears. If Windows Server 2003 R2 is selected at the Computer Identification, R2 components are always copied to the hard disk. To install the components, click [Properties] and check the components to be installed.
  • Page 81 PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Click [Yes]. The following window appears. Enter the file name and click [Save As]. Installation starts automatically. 1. If a message prompts you to insert the Array Controller Document & Tool CD, insert the CD-ROM and click [OK].
  • Page 82 Chapter 3 OS Installation Using ServerStart When a message prompts you to insert the OS CD-ROM, insert the CD-ROM and click [OK]. For Windows Server 2003 / Windows Server 2003 x64 1. Insert the OS CD-ROM (Installation CD-ROM). The License Agreement window appears. 2.
  • Page 83: Remote Installation

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide 3.4 Remote Installation ServerStart supports remote installation. Before performing remote installation, be sure to read "Cautions for Remote Installation" in the online help. 3.4.1 Overview of Remote Installation Remote installation is a method to save resources necessary for installation, such as the OS and Service Pack, in a different server on the network and install them via the network.
  • Page 84: System Requirements For Remote Resource/Pxe Servers

    Chapter 3 OS Installation Using ServerStart Remote Installation Using a Remote Resource Server In remote installation using a remote resource server, ServerStart starts up on the target server. Procedures for starting installation are the same as those in normal installation (preparation, guided, and expert modes).
  • Page 85 PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Checking the Number of Servers • When you have only one server, use it as the remote resource server, PXE server, and DHCP service server. Check it for the required amount of free space. • When you have multiple servers •...
  • Page 86: Preparation Of The Pxe Server (When The Pxe Server Is Used)

    Chapter 3 OS Installation Using ServerStart 3.4.3 Preparation of the PXE Server (When the PXE Server is Used) When performing remote installation using a PXE server, preparatory procedures, such as installing ServerStart, are required. Perform the following procedures to prepare the PXE server. Starting the DHCP Service Installing ServerStart Checking Services...
  • Page 87 Insert the ServerStart Disc 1 CD-ROM into the PXE server. The [Fujitsu Siemens ServerStart Setup] window appears. When the [Fujitsu Siemens ServerStart Setup] window does not appear, execute "SeStSetup.exe" in the CD-ROM. Check [Classic+Remote Installation], [PXE Server] and [Data packages for Remote Installation], and click [OK].
  • Page 88 Chapter 3 OS Installation Using ServerStart Select the LAN controller to use and click [Next]. The [proxy DHCP Configuration] window appears. Select [Yes] to run the DHCP service on the PXE server or select [No] to run the DHCP service on the other server on the network, and click [OK]. The [Ready to Install the Application] window appears.
  • Page 89 PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Select the installation folder, configure ServerStart image that is required for network booting (PXE), and click [Next]. The [Useraccount for access to the ServerStart Data packages] window appears. Clicking [Create New User] displays the [Create New User] window. Configure each item to create a new user.
  • Page 90 Chapter 3 OS Installation Using ServerStart Enter the user information of the software and click [Next]. The [Destination Folder] window appears. Specify the installation folder and click [Next]. To change the installation folder, click [Browse] and select the folder. The [Ready to Install the Application] window appears. Click [Next].
  • Page 91: Checking Services

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Checking Services Checking [PXE Services] and [TFTP Service] Right-click the [My Computer] icon and click [Manage]. Select [Services] from [Services and Applications]. On the Services list, check that PXE Services and TFTP Service have been installed and started.
  • Page 92 → [Accessories] → [Windows Explorer] and move to the TFTP path (the default is C:\Program Files\Fujitsu Siemens\DeploymentService\tftp). Right-click the TFTP folder and click [Properties]. Click the [Security] tab, add the Guest account, and set the "Read and execute", "List Folder Contents", and "Read" access permissions.
  • Page 93: Preparation Of Remote Resources

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide 3.4.4 Preparation of Remote Resources Store resources to be installed on the remote resource server (PXE server) before starting installation. For sharing resources, log on to the remote resource/PXE server with the Administrator account. Prepare resources required for installation.
  • Page 94: Creating A Configuration File

    On the PXE server, start up ServerStart. If ServerStart has already been started, you do not have to restart it. If it is not started, click [Start] → [Programs] → [Fujitsu Siemens ServerStart] → [ServerStart(start from HD)]. The [Welcome to ServerStart] window appears.
  • Page 95 PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Click the OS to install. The [Preparing the Installation] window appears. If a configuration file has already been created, go to Step 6. Set items in wizards to create a configuration file. Refer to "3.2.2 Configuring Settings in Wizards" ( pg.71). Set items in wizards and save the configuration file.
  • Page 96 Chapter 3 OS Installation Using ServerStart Configure remote installation. 1. Enter the "MAC address of target system". 2. Select the "PRIMERGY model type". 3. Specify the "Configuration File" containing the installation settings. Click [Start Installation]. Installation starts. All disk contents on the target server are deleted. The [ServerStart Boot Manager] window appears.
  • Page 97: Starting Remote Installation Using A Remote Resource Server

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Turn on the target server. It is started up via the network (PXE) and installation starts. When the resources have been copied, the "Preparation for automatic OS installation has completed." message appears. Subsequent installation is performed automatically.
  • Page 98 Chapter 3 OS Installation Using ServerStart Checking Remote Resources Check that the remote resource server is shared properly. Start up "Command Prompt" on the remote resource server. Enter the following and press the [Enter] key. prompt:>net share Check that the created shared folder is displayed properly. For the net command, refer to Windows Help.
  • Page 99 PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide 3. Enter [Remote path], [User name], and [Password] and click [OK]. The [Initialization of ServerStart core running] window appears and the ServerStart initialization process starts. Depending on the hardware configuration, this process may take a few minutes. When the process is completed, the [Welcome to ServerStart] window appears.
  • Page 100 Chapter 3 OS Installation Using ServerStart In Preparation Mode Create a configuration file. For the creation procedure, refer to "3.2 Preparation Mode" ( pg.69). Specify the shared name of the prepared shared folder instead of the local CD-ROM as instal- lation source information.
  • Page 101: Installation On Multiple (The Second And Subsequent) Servers

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide 3.5 Installation on Multiple (the Second and Subsequent) Servers This chapter explains how to perform installation on multiple servers using ServerStart. By editing the configuration file created for installation on the first server, you can use it for installation on other servers of the same model and configuration.
  • Page 102: Installation In Guided Mode

    Chapter 3 OS Installation Using ServerStart 3.5.2 Installation in Guided Mode Edit the configuration file and perform installation in guided mode. Confirm that the USB floppy disk drive has been connected before turning on the server. Turn on the server and insert the ServerStart Disc 1 CD-ROM immediately after that.
  • Page 103: Installation In Preparation Mode

    If ServerStart has already been started, you do not have to restart it. If it is not started, perform the following startup procedures. 1. Insert the ServerStart Disc 1 CD-ROM into the client computer. 2. Click [Start] → [Programs] → [Fujitsu Siemens ServerStart] → [ServerStart(Start from CD)]. ServerStart starts up and the [Welcome to ServerStart] window appears.
  • Page 104 Chapter 3 OS Installation Using ServerStart Specify "SerStartBatch.ini" on drive A and click [Create]. The display returns to the preparation mode window. For procedures from setting wizards to completion of installation, refer to "3.2 Preparation Mode" ( pg.69). When performing remote installation, refer to "3.4 Remote Installation" ( pg.83). Settings values in wizards Setting items in wizards are set to the values set on the first server.
  • Page 105: Chapter 4 Manual Os Installation

    Chapter 4 Manual OS Installation This chapter explains how to install the OS without using ServerStart. 4.1 Creating Driver Disks ......106 4.2 Starting Manual Installation .
  • Page 106: Creating Driver Disks

    Chapter 4 Manual OS Installation 4.1 Creating Driver Disks When installing the OS manually, it is necessary to create driver installation disks beforehand. Also, driver disks must be created when you add an expansion card during server operation. 4.1.1 Required Driver Disks Prepare for the floppy disks in advance to create the driver disks.
  • Page 107: How To Create Driver Disks [Floppybuilder Function]

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide For Windows Server 2003 table: Drivers Required for Installing Windows Server 2003 Expansion card / onboard controller Driver Chipset Driver provided with the Server Start CD-ROM Graphic controller Standard driver provided with the OS Onboard SAS controller Integrated Mirroring SAS Driver Windows 2000/2003 Drivers Disk V1.21.13L10...
  • Page 108 Chapter 4 Manual OS Installation For Creation on a Client Computer Insert the ServerStart Disc 1 CD-ROM into the client computer. Click [Start] → [Programs] → [Fujitsu Siemens ServerStart] → [ServerStart(start from CD)]. ServerStart starts up and the [Welcome to ServerStart] window appears.
  • Page 109 PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Click [OK]. The [Initializing ServerStart] window appears and the ServerStart initialization process starts. Depending on the hardware configuration, this process may take a few minutes. When the process is completed, the [Create a ServerStart Floppy Disk] window appears.
  • Page 110 Chapter 4 Manual OS Installation Creating Driver Disks Start up ServerStart and confirm that the [Welcome to ServerStart] window is displayed. Click [FloppyBuilder]. The [ServerStart FloppyBuilder] window appears. Select the Drivers Diskettes for Windows Server 2003 / Windows 2000 Server or Windows Server 2003 x64.
  • Page 111: Starting Manual Installation

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide 4.2 Starting Manual Installation This section explains the procedures for installing the OS manually. When starting the server without setting the floppy disk in the FDD unit (USB), BIOS does not recognize the FDD unit (USB). Make sure to connect the FDD unit (USB) and set the floppy disk before starting the server.
  • Page 112 Chapter 4 Manual OS Installation This message will be displayed for a short time after the setup window (blue screen) appears. Press the [F6] key immediately after the window turns blue. Install the Drivers for the array controller manually. 1. When the following message appears, press the [S] key. To specify additional SCSI adapters, CD-ROM drives, or special disk controllers for use with Windows, including those for which you have a devicesupport disk from a mass...
  • Page 113: Installing Windows Server 2003

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide 4. When the "InstallShieled(R) wizard has completed" message appears, eject the ServerStart CD-ROM from the CD-ROM drive and click [Finish] to restart the system. Install the LAN driver. Install the LAN driver using the driver disk created from the ServerStart CD-ROM. For more details, refer to "4.3 Installing the LAN Driver"...
  • Page 114 Chapter 4 Manual OS Installation Turned on the server and configure RAID. If RAID is not required to be configured, proceed to step 3. Turn on the server to display the following message and press the [Ctrl] + [C] key to start up the RAID BIOS Utility.
  • Page 115 PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide 4. When the following message appears, press the [S] key. The driver you provided seems to be newer than the Windows default driver. Windows already has a driver that you can use for "LSI MEGARAID Products for Windows 2003(x86)"(or "LSI Logic PCI SCSI/FC MPI Miniport Driver(Server 2003...
  • Page 116: Installing Linux

    The installation of Windows Server 2003 has completed. Before Starting Operation After OS installation, refer to "Chapter 5 Operations after OS Installation" ( pg.123) and perform the necessary procedures. 4.2.3 Installing Linux For the use of Linux, refer to the Fujitsu PRIMERGY website (http://primergy.fujitsu.com).
  • Page 117: Installing The Lan Driver

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide 4.3 Installing the LAN Driver This section explains the procedure for installing the driver. In addition to the case where the OS is installed manually, the driver must be installed when a LAN card is added.
  • Page 118: Installing The Lan Driver (Windows Server 2003 X64)

    Chapter 4 Manual OS Installation When a recognized network adapter is not present For Windows Server 2003 x64 Perform " Installing the LAN Driver" ( pg.119) on [Ethernet controller] under [Other devices]. For Windows Server 2003 Perform " Installing the LAN Driver" ( pg.121) on [Ethernet controller] under [Other devices]. When the LAN driver is installed to [Other devices] before updating the driver for the network adapter recognized immediately after the OS installation When driver installation starts, the following window appears.
  • Page 119 PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Updating the LAN Cards Perform the following procedures on all LAN device names under [Network adapters] in [Device Manager]. Click [Start] → [Administrative Tools] → [Computer Manager]. Click [Device Manager]. Double-click a LAN device name under [Network adapters].
  • Page 120: Installing The Lan Driver (Windows Server 2003)

    Chapter 4 Manual OS Installation Click [Reinstall Driver] in the [General] tab window. The [Welcome to the Hardware Update Wizard] window appears. Check [No, not this time] and click [Next]. Select [Install the software automatically (Recommended)] and click [Next]. The driver will be installed. Click [Finish].
  • Page 121: Latest Drivers

    PG-1882L Intel(R) PRO/1000 MF Server Adapter PG-1892L Intel(R) PRO/1000 MT Server Adapter PG-2861L Intel(R) PRO/1000 PT Dual Port Server Adapter PG-289L Intel(R) PRO/1000 PT Server Adapter 4.3.3 Latest Drivers For the latest drivers, refer to the Fujitsu PRIMERGY website (http://primergy.fujitsu.com).
  • Page 122 Chapter 4 Manual OS Installation...
  • Page 123 Chapter 5 Operations after OS Installation This chapter explains the operations to be performed after OS installation. Be sure to perform these operations before operating the server. 5.1 Memory Dump/Paging File Setting ....124 5.2 Creating a Disk for System Recovery .
  • Page 124: Chapter 5 Operations After Os Installation

    Chapter 5 Operations after OS Installation 5.1 Memory Dump/Paging File Setting Before starting operating this server, configure the setting for obtaining memory dump. Memory Dump If memory dump is set, debugging information will be automatically saved when a STOP error (fatal system error) occurs in the system.
  • Page 125: Memory Dump File Setting

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Small Memory Dump Minimum amount of useful information for problem identification is recorded. If this option is specified, a new file is created each time the system unexpectedly stops. History of such files is stored in the directory displayed in [Small dump directory].
  • Page 126: Paging File Setting

    Chapter 5 Operations after OS Installation Set as follows: 1. In the [Write debugging information] section, select the memory dump file type. • Complete memory dump (Recommended) The whole system memory information is recorded to the memory dump file. • Kernel memory dump Only kernel memory is recorded to the memory dump file.
  • Page 127 PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Click the [Advanced] tab. Click [Change] in the [Virtual memory] section. The [Virtual Memory] window appears. Specify the drive where the paging file is to be created. In [Drive], select the drive where the system is installed.
  • Page 128 Chapter 5 Operations after OS Installation Select [Custom size] and enter a value in [Initial size]. The value depends on the type of the set dump file. Specify a value larger than the value shown in [Recommended] in [Total paging file size for all drives].
  • Page 129: Creating A Disk For System Recovery

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide 5.2 Creating a Disk for System Recovery If the installation of the OS was performed manually, create a system recovery disk. If the system file, system configuration or environment setting change at startup, etc., is damaged, such data can be reconstructed using the recovery information stored in the created system recovery disk.
  • Page 130 Chapter 5 Operations after OS Installation When the process is completed, a message appears. Eject the floppy disk according to the message and put a label on it. Label Example: "Windows Automated System Recovery Disk: Backup.bkf, Created at 12:00 04/ 01/2003"...
  • Page 131: Storing The System Configuration Information

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide 5.3 Storing the System Configuration Information Before starting operations and when changing the system configuration information, store the configuration information. By storing this information, the system can be recovered with the stored information in case of a system failure (such as when the baseboard fails).
  • Page 132: Storing The Bios Information And The Remote Management Controller Information

    Chapter 5 Operations after OS Installation 5.3.1 Storing the BIOS Information and the Remote Management Controller Information Store the BIOS information and the Remote Management Controller information according to the following procedures. Before starting the operation, if the "OS Boot Monitoring" function of ServerView is enabled, disable it (it is disabled by default).
  • Page 133: Recovering The Bios Information

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide 5.3.2 Recovering the BIOS Information If the information configured with the BIOS Setup Utility was deleted due to a drain of the built-in server battery, etc., restore the BIOS information according to the following procedures. Do not turn off the server while a program is running.
  • Page 134: Recovering The Remote Management Controller Information

    Chapter 5 Operations after OS Installation 5.3.3 Recovering the Remote Management Controller Information If the Remote Management Controller information is changed to the default setting due to a baseboard failure, etc., restore the information according to the following procedures. Do not turn off the server while a program is running. Before starting up the system, check that the "OS Boot Monitoring"...
  • Page 135: Creating Maintenance Tools

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide 5.4 Creating Maintenance Tools This section explains how to create tools for maintaining the server. Maintenance tools are created with the FloppyBuilder function of ServerStart. With the FloppyBuilder function of ServerStart, you can create the following tool: •...
  • Page 136: Creating A Hardware Configuration Tool

    For Creation on a Client Computer Insert the ServerStart Disc 1 CD-ROM into the client computer's CD-ROM drive. Click [Start] → [Programs] → [Fujitsu ServerStart] → [ServerStart]. ServerStart starts up and the [Welcome to ServerStart] window appears. For Creation on the Server Turn on the server and insert the ServerStart Disc 1 CD-ROM immediately after that.
  • Page 137 PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Click [OK]. The [Initializing ServerStart] window appears and the ServerStart initialization process starts. Depending on the hardware configuration, this process may take a few minutes. When the process is completed, the [Create a ServerStart Floppy Disk] window appears.
  • Page 138 Chapter 5 Operations after OS Installation Creating a Hardware Configuration Tool Start up ServerStart and confirm that the [Welcome to ServerStart] window is displayed. Start up ServerStart and click [FloppyBuilder]. The [ServerStart FloppyBuilder] window appears. Click [Hardware Configuration Tools]. Click the tool you want to create. Insert the prepared floppy disk by following the message.
  • Page 139: Creating A Dos Diskette

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide 5.4.2 Creating a DOS Diskette For DOS data stored into the floppy disk, refer to the file in the following folder of the ServerStart Disc 1 CD-ROM. [CD-ROM drive] :\FreeDOS To create a DOS diskette, you need an unused floppy disk. Prepare it in advance.
  • Page 140: Notes Before Operating The Server

    Chapter 5 Operations after OS Installation 5.5 Notes before Operating the Server This section explains the settings required before starting to operate the server. For details on the settings, refer to the following URL. http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/exchange/2003/Library/default.mspx • If a LAN card was added, install a driver according to "4.3 Installing the LAN Driver" ( pg.117). •...
  • Page 141: Notes On Advanced Uninterruptible Power Supply (Ups)

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Right-click the partition to change the letter and click [Change Drive Letter and Path]. The [Change Drive Letter and Path] window appears. Click [Edit]. The [Change Drive Letter or Path] window appears. Change the drive letter.
  • Page 142: Other Notes On Operation

    Chapter 5 Operations after OS Installation When the power cable is disconnected from the server or the server is powered off due to power interruption, restart the server. Unless the server is restarted, the WOL function will be disabled. Only the onboard LAN supports the WOL function on this server. To control power supply via a LAN, make sure you connect the onboard LAN and set the onboard LAN adapter bind to "1".
  • Page 143: Lan Driver Advanced Setup [Bacs]

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide 5.6 LAN Driver Advanced Setup [BACS] BACS is an integrated GUI application consisting of programs such as BASP (Broadcom Advanced Server Program) that provides the load balancing feature, etc., by teaming up multiple adapters. BACS is used in the following situations: •...
  • Page 144 Chapter 5 Operations after OS Installation Click [Next]. License agreement window appears. Click [I accept the terms in the license agreement] and click [Next]. Custom Set up window appears. Click [Next]. Proceed the installation by following the window instruction.
  • Page 145: Vlan Setup Procedure

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide For Windows Server 2003 If the OS is installed using ServerStart, "BACS" is already installed with the driver. If the OS is installed manually, BACS will not be installed. Execute the following file contained in the ServerStart Disc 1 CD-ROM.
  • Page 146 Chapter 5 Operations after OS Installation Click [Expert Mode] on the [Broadcom Teaming Wizard]. Specify [Team Name], [VLAN ID], and [VLAN Name] in the [Create New VLAN] window. The [Team Name] is not displayed when the [Add VLAN] window appears. The [VLAN ID] should be identical with the switch setting.
  • Page 147: Cautions For Onboard Lan Driver Ver9.25.0.0

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide 5.6.3 Cautions for Onboard LAN Driver Ver9.25.0.0 Event Log Once a Team and VLAN are setup, multiple logs that start with the following log may be stored in the system log file of the event viewer at system start-up.
  • Page 148: Lan Driver Advanced Setup [Intel® Proset]

    Chapter 5 Operations after OS Installation 5.7 LAN Driver Advanced Setup ® [Intel PROSet] ® "Intel PROSet" is a tool for configuring details on the LAN driver. This is used in the following cases. • Use the Teaming function between LAN cards or between a LAN card and the onboard LAN •...
  • Page 149: Cautions For Pg-185X/186X/188X/189X/286X Lan Driver V10.3

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide 5.7.2 Cautions for PG-185x/186x/188x/189x/286x LAN Driver V10.3 Event Log Once a Team is setup, multiple identical logs from the same source that starts with the following log may be stored in the system log file of the event viewer at system start-up.
  • Page 150 Chapter 5 Operations after OS Installation ® • The team with the Intel PROSet Broadcom onboard LAN and the Intel LAN card can be configured, but note the following points. • The team cannot be configured with only Broadcom onboard LANs. It is necessary to incorporate in Intel LAN card more than one port.
  • Page 151: Vlan

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Click [OK] to close the property window for the LAN adapter. When the Teaming setting is completed, the following virtual adapter will be created. • "Team:(Team Name)" Upper protocols will be bound with the main virtual adapter.
  • Page 152 Chapter 5 Operations after OS Installation...
  • Page 153: Chapter 6 High Reliability Tools

    Chapter 6 High Reliability Tools For stable PRIMERGY server operations, we recommend that high reliability tools be installed. This chapter explains the installation and necessary settings of high reliability tools. 6.1 RAID Management Tool ......154 6.2 Server Monitoring Tool [ServerView] .
  • Page 154: Raid Management Tool

    Chapter 6 High Reliability Tools 6.1 RAID Management Tool RAID Management Tool is software that performs array configuration, disk initialization and disk array monitoring. For more details, refer to the manual in the Array Controller Document & Tool CD. OS installation using ServerStart If the OS is installed using ServerStart, RAID Management Tool is installed with the OS and other high reliability tools.
  • Page 155: Server Monitoring Tool [Serverview]

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide 6.2 Server Monitoring Tool [ServerView] ServerView constantly monitors the status of the servers' hardware in the network and provides a console with which the administrator can check the status of all the servers at a glance. When using ServerView, the server hardware is monitored all the time.
  • Page 156: Installing Serverview

    Chapter 6 High Reliability Tools Voltage Monitoring ServerView monitors the voltage. In an environment where ServerView is not applied, voltage irregularities cannot be detected during operation. In order to detect the problem, the server must reboot to run the BIOS Setup Utility or the Server Management Tools. As leaving the voltage surges, the server may malfunction or data loss may occur.
  • Page 157: Setting Required After Installation

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide 6.2.2 Setting Required after Installation Perform necessary operations after ServerView installation referring to "2.4 Checking after Installation" in "ServerView User’s Guide". Boot Monitoring Setting We recommend enabling the "Boot Monitoring" function after ServerView is installed. For setting procedures and explanation on the function, refer to "[Restart Settings] Tab"...
  • Page 158: Solving Problems Early [Dsnap]

    Chapter 6 High Reliability Tools 6.3 Solving Problems Early [DSNAP] DSNAP is a tool for collectively acquiring failure investigation information such as server environment information. OS installation using ServerStart If the OS is installed using ServerStart, DSNAP is installed with the OS and other high reliability tools. 6.3.1 Installing DSNAP For Windows Server 2003 x64 Copy the following file stored in the ServerStart Disc 1 CD-ROM into the server's hard disk.
  • Page 159: Installing Hardware

    Chapter 7 Installing Hardware Options This chapter explains how to install and remove the various hardware options. 7.1 Before Installing Hardware Options ....160 7.2 Removing and Attaching the Side Cover .
  • Page 160: Chapter 7 Installing Hardware Options

    When installing optional products (such as internal/external options and USB equipments), be sure to use the products in a system configuration diagram for stable PRIMERGY server operations. Fujitsu does not warrant that the server related products will operate properly if you use the unauthorized third...
  • Page 161 PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide • Before installing/removing internal options to/from the server, turn off the server, all peripheral devices, and any other connected devices. Also unplug all power cables from the outlet. Failure to do so can cause electric shock ("1.4.3 Turning Off the Server"...
  • Page 162: Removing And Attaching The Side Cover

    Chapter 7 Installing Hardware Options 7.2 Removing and Attaching the Side Cover Remove the side cover to install peripheral devices. Perform the following procedures to remove the side cover. • Before removing or attaching the side cover, turn off the server, all peripheral devices, and any other connected devices.
  • Page 163: Installing The Side Cover

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Slide the cover toward you (to the front side) pushing the lock buttons on both sides of the server, and then lift up the cover to remove it. Installing the Side Cover To attach the side cover, simply reverse the removal procedures.
  • Page 164: Installing Memory Modules

    Chapter 7 Installing Hardware Options 7.3 Installing Memory Modules Additional memory will help increase the amount of data that can be read at a time and improve the server processing capability. • When installing or removing memory, turn off the server, all peripheral devices, and any other connected devices.
  • Page 165: Where To Install The Memory Module

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide 7.3.1 Where to Install the Memory Module Install memory modules to the memory slots in the server. Baseboard Front Rear • Memory slot 1A: For preinstalled memory module. • Memory slot 2A, 1B, 2B: For add-on memory modules.
  • Page 166: How To Install Memory Modules

    Chapter 7 Installing Hardware Options 7.3.3 How to Install Memory Modules Turn off the server and connected devices, and unplug all power cables from the outlet. Remove the cover. "7.2 Removing and Attaching the Side Cover" (pg.162) Touch a metal part of the server to discharge static electricity. Remove a reinforcing bar.
  • Page 167 PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Open the retention clips on both sides of the slot and insert the memory module. Align a notch of the memory module to correspond with the memory slot and insert the module perpendicularly to the slot.
  • Page 168: Defective Memory Disconnection Function

    Chapter 7 Installing Hardware Options 7.3.4 Defective Memory Disconnection Function This server is equipped with the defective memory disconnection function. This function disconnects the memory judged to be defective (abnormal) during Power On Self Test (POST) to start the server. If the memory capacity is discovered to be smaller than the capacity of the memory installed during POST, there is a possibility of memory defect.
  • Page 169: Installing Expansion Cards

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide 7.4 Installing Expansion Cards This section explains the types of expansion card, notes and installation procedures. • When installing or removing an expansion card, turn off the server, all peripheral devices, and any other connected devices. Also unplug all power cables from the outlet.
  • Page 170: Where To Install An Expansion Card

    Chapter 7 Installing Hardware Options 7.4.1 Where to Install an Expansion Card The server has three PCI slots to accommodate up to three expansion cards. The specification is different according to the PCI slot number. Front Rear PCI-E x1 slot PCI-E x4 slot PCI slot (32bit/33MHz ) 7.4.2 Installable Expansion Cards and Notes...
  • Page 171: How To Install Expansion Cards

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Notes on Installing Expansion Cards • Install installable expansion cards only. • Before installing an expansion card, refer to the manual supplied with the expansion card. 7.4.3 How to Install Expansion Cards Turn off the server and connected devices, and unplug all power cables from the outlet.
  • Page 172: Removing The Expansion Card

    Chapter 7 Installing Hardware Options Install the expansion card. Fix the expansion card with the slot fixing cover. Attach the cover. Removing the Expansion Card To remove the expansion card, perform the same procedures of installation.
  • Page 173: Installing Internal Hard Disk Units

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide 7.5 Installing Internal Hard Disk Units This section explains how to install internal hard disk units. • When installing or removing internal hard disk units, turn off the server, all peripheral devices, and any other connected devices. Also unplug all power cables from the outlet.
  • Page 174: Where To Install Internal Hard Disk Units

    Chapter 7 Installing Hardware Options 7.5.1 Where to Install Internal Hard Disk Units Install internal hard disk units in 2.5-inch storage bay. 2.5-inch internal hard disk unit bay 2 2.5-inch internal hard disk unit bay 1 7.5.2 Installable Internal Hard Disk Units and Notes Before installing an internal hard disk unit, check the following points.
  • Page 175: How To Install The Internal Hard Disk Unit

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Notes Note the following points to avoid failures: • Inside the hard disk unit, the disk for storing data is rotating at high speed to read and write data. Because this server is very delicate, do not move, strike, or shake it when it is turned on.
  • Page 176 Chapter 7 Installing Hardware Options Remove the dummy unit from the bay to accommodate an internal hard disk unit. Pull the dummy unit out towards you with its tabs being pressed inward. Be sure to keep the removed dummy units for later use. Tabs Removing an Internal Hard Disk Unit To remove an internal hard disk unit, open the cover with the tab pressed and pull the internal...
  • Page 177: Replacing The Failed Internal Hard Disk Unit (In The Array Configuration Only)

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide 7.5.4 Replacing the Failed Internal Hard Disk Unit (in the array configuration only) When an array system is configured with this server, a failed hard disk unit can be replaced and repaired without turning off the server and peripheral devices (hot-swappable/hot-pluggable).
  • Page 178: Installing Internal Bay Options

    Chapter 7 Installing Hardware Options 7.6 Installing Internal Bay Options This section explains how to install internal bay options. Unlike external devices, an internal bay option does not need to be connected to the outlet because its power is supplied from the server. In addition, it offers the advantage of space saving. •...
  • Page 179: Where To Install Internal Bay Options

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide 7.6.1 Where to Install Internal Bay Options Internal CD-ROM drive bay Optional bay 7.6.2 Installable Internal Bay Options and Notes Installable Internal Bay Options and Installation Location The following internal bay options can be installed in this server.
  • Page 180 Chapter 7 Installing Hardware Options Remove the reinforcing bar. Remove the internal hard disk drive bay / internal CD-ROM drive bay. 1. Remove all cables connected to the internal hard disk drive bay / internal CD-ROM drive bay. Power cable SAS cable Power cable IDE cable...
  • Page 181 PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide 2. Push the “PUSH“ part on the side of the server, slide the internal hard disk drive bay / internal CD-ROM drive bay to the front side and lift it up. PUSH Remove the cover of the optional bay.
  • Page 182 Chapter 7 Installing Hardware Options Install the internal DAT72 unit in the optional bay. Connect a USB cable and a power cable to the internal options. 1. The cables are bound with clips on the server. Open the clips. Clip 2.
  • Page 183 PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Install the internal hard disk unit bay / internal CD-ROM drive bay. Put the projections on the bottom face of the internal hard disk unit bay / internal CD-ROM drive bay to the holes of the optional bay, and slide it to be fixed.
  • Page 184: How To Install A Dvd-Ram Unit

    Chapter 7 Installing Hardware Options 7.6.4 How to Install a DVD-RAM Unit Before installing a DVD-RAM unit, remove the preinstalled CD-ROM unit. Perform the following procedures to install a DVD-RAM unit. Turn off the server and connected devices, and unplug all power cables from the outlet.
  • Page 185 PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Remove the internal hard disk drive bay / internal CD-ROM drive bay. 1. Remove all cables connected to the internal hard disk drive bay / internal CD-ROM drive bay. Power cable SAS cable Power cable IDE cable SAS LED cable 2.
  • Page 186 Chapter 7 Installing Hardware Options Lift up the lock (“PUSH“ part) of the internal CD-ROM unit (1), and push the CD-ROM unit to the front side. The CD-ROM unit is pushed out. Pull it out slowly. Internal CD-ROM unit PUSH Pull off the projections of the CD frame from the removed CD-ROM unit and remove the CD-ROM drive.
  • Page 187 PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Install the DVD-RAM unit. Push the unit into the server. It locks automatically. Install the internal hard disk unit bay / internal CD-ROM drive bay. Put the projections on the bottom face of the internal hard disk unit bay / internal CD-ROM drive bay to the holes of the optional bay, and slide it to be fixed.
  • Page 188 Chapter 7 Installing Hardware Options...
  • Page 189: Chapter 8 Configuring Hardware And Utilities

    Chapter 8 Configuring Hardware and Utilities This chapter explains how to make the environment settings necessary to operate the server and how to use each utility. 8.1 Jumper Settings ....... 190 8.2 BIOS Setup Utility .
  • Page 190: Jumper Settings

    Chapter 8 Configuring Hardware and Utilities 8.1 Jumper Settings The BIOS password setting can be deleted through the jumper settings. Do not change the jumper settings in normal use. Jumper Location The jumper of the server is located on the baseboard as shown below. Jumper Settings To change the setting, set the jumper as follows: example)
  • Page 191: Bios Setup Utility

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide 8.2 BIOS Setup Utility This section explains settings for the BIOS Setup Utility and items regarding each setting. 8.2.1 Starting and Exiting the BIOS Setup Utility The following explains how to start and exit the BIOS Setup Utility.
  • Page 192 Chapter 8 Configuring Hardware and Utilities While the message "<F2> BIOS Setup / <F12> BOOT Menu" is displayed, pressing the [F12] key causes the Boot Menu screen to appear when POST completes. Boot Menu CD-ROM Drive 2. +Diskette 3. +Hard Drive Legacy LAN Card <...
  • Page 193 PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Use the [↑] [↓] keys to select the exit mode. To save configuration changes before exiting: Move the cursor to [Save Changes & Exit] and press the [Enter] key. The message "Save configuration changes and exit now?" is displayed.
  • Page 194: Main Menu

    Chapter 8 Configuring Hardware and Utilities 8.2.2 Main Menu The [Main] menu is initially displayed when you start the BIOS Setup Utility. Settings for time and date and for the drives are configured on the [Main] menu. Main Advanced Security Server Exit Item Specific Help...
  • Page 195: Standard Ide Submenu

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide 8.2.3 Standard IDE Submenu Use this submenu to set the type and operating mode for connected IDE devices. When the drives are installed to Standard IDE Master or Standard IDE Slave, each menu is displayed. Displayed items differ from drive to drive.
  • Page 196: Boot Options Submenu

    Chapter 8 Configuring Hardware and Utilities 8.2.4 Boot Options Submenu Use this submenu to set system startup options. Main Advanced Security Server Exit Boot Options Item Specific Help POST Errors: [Halt On All Errors] Keyboard Check: [Enabled] SM Error Halt: [Enabled] Fast Boot: [Disabled]...
  • Page 197: Advanced Menu

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide table: Items on the Boot Options Submenu Item Setting Description Boot Sequence • CD-ROM Drive The order of reading the OS is set by pressing [Enter]. • Diskette Use the [+] [-] keys to change the order of priority for the •...
  • Page 198: Peripheral Configuration Submenu

    Chapter 8 Configuring Hardware and Utilities 8.2.6 Peripheral Configuration Submenu Use this submenu to set the serial port, parallel port, etc. The items not listed in the figure below can be displayed using the scroll bar. Main Advanced Security Server Exit Peripheral Configuration Item Specific Help...
  • Page 199: Pci Configuration Submenu

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide table: Items on the Peripheral Configuration Submenu Item Setting Description • Disabled (Initial value) Sets whether or not to perform a network boot. LAN Remote Boot • PXE This function allows booting the server via the network.
  • Page 200: Advanced System Configuration Submenu

    Chapter 8 Configuring Hardware and Utilities 8.2.8 Advanced System Configuration Submenu Use this menu to configure the settings which are related to CPU, memory and USB. Main Advanced Security Server Exit Advanced System Configuration Item Specific Help ECC Memory Checking: [Enabled] PCI Bus Parity Checking: [Enabled]...
  • Page 201: Power On/Off Submenu

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide table: Items on the Advanced System Configuration Submenu Item Setting Description Discard Timer Mode 1024 clocks Configures the delayed transfer of PCI bus burst (Unchangeable) transfer. Enabled (Unchangeable) Sets whether or not to monitor SMART device.
  • Page 202: Ipmi Submenu

    Chapter 8 Configuring Hardware and Utilities table: Items on the Power On/Off Submenu Item Setting Description Power Off Source Power Button Enabled (Unchangeable) Sets whether or not to allow the use of the power switch for turning the power off, when the ACPI function is disabled.
  • Page 203 PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide table: Items on the IPMI Submenu Item Setting Description System Event Log Displays the system event logs. Press the [Enter] key to display the system event log window. Display previous and subsequent entries using [+] [-] keys.
  • Page 204: Security Menu

    Chapter 8 Configuring Hardware and Utilities 8.2.11 Security Menu The [Security] menu sets the security options. Main Advanced Security Server Exit Item Specific Help Setup Password: Not installed System Password: Not installed Set Setup Password: [Press Enter] Setup Password Lock: [Standard] Set System Password: [Press Enter]...
  • Page 205 PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide table: Items on the Security Menu Item Setting Description System Password Mode • System (Initial value) Sets the password entering for system start-up. You • Keyboard can set this item only when [System Password] is specified.
  • Page 206: Server Menu

    Chapter 8 Configuring Hardware and Utilities 8.2.12 Server Menu The [Server] menu sets the server options. Main Advanced Security Server Exit Item Specific Help O/S Boot Timeout: [Disabled] Action: [Reset] Timeout Value: ASR&R Boot Delay: Power Cycle Delay: Boot Retry Counter: Diagnostic System: [Disabled] Temperature Monitoring:...
  • Page 207: Cpu Status Submenu

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide table: Items on the Server Menu Item Setting Description • 2 (Initial value) Sets the standby time for startup after shutdown due ASR&R Boot Delay • 1–30 to trouble (such as overheating) in minutes. The system restarts after the set standby time. The power LED lights in green in standby mode.
  • Page 208: Console Redirection Submenu

    Chapter 8 Configuring Hardware and Utilities Console Redirection Submenu This submenu configures detailed settings for console redirection. table: Items on the Console Redirection Menu Item Setting Description Console Redirection • Disabled (Initial value) Sets whether to enable or disable console redirection. •...
  • Page 209: Exit Menu

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide 8.2.13 Exit Menu This menu exits the BIOS Setup Utility. Main Advanced Security Server Exit Item Specific Help Save Changes & Exit Discard Changes & Exit Get Default Values Load Previous Values Change Values Help Select Item...
  • Page 210 Chapter 8 Configuring Hardware and Utilities...
  • Page 211 Chapter 9 Operation and Maintenance This chapter explains the operations that become necessary after starting to use this server as well as daily care and maintenance. 9.1 Daily Maintenance ......212 9.2 Troubleshooting .
  • Page 212: Chapter 9 Operation And Maintenance

    This section explains how to check the status of the operating server, as well as how to perform daily maintenance. Information for PRIMERGY For the latest information on PRIMERGY, update modules, drivers and the software, refer to the Fujitsu PRIMERGY website. http://primergy.fujitsu.com 9.1.1 Checking the Server Condition...
  • Page 213: Cleaning The Keyboard

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide In dusty environments, dust piles up on the front and rear panels of the server over short periods. Install the server in a different location to avoid failures. Cleaning the Server Interior In dusty environments, dust deposits in the server. Dust deposits may cause a server failure, fire, or electric shock.
  • Page 214 Chapter 9 Operation and Maintenance Remove the ball and rinse it with water. Flip the mouse over to remove the ball. Afterwards, wash it with water. Clean the inside of the mouse. Wipe the inside of the mouse, the roller, and the bottom cover with a damp cloth. Roller Insert the ball and apply the cover.
  • Page 215: Troubleshooting

    When contacting your maintenance engineer, refer to "9.8.1 Contacting Maintenance Support" ( Pg.240) and collect the required information. Information for PRIMERGY For the latest information on PRIMERGY, update modules, drivers and the software, refer to the Fujitsu PRIMERGY website. http://primergy.fujitsu.com 9.2.1 Hardware Troubleshooting...
  • Page 216 Chapter 9 Operation and Maintenance Display The screen is distorted when Linux shuts down. Although the screen display may be distorted when shutting down the system in the Linux environment, the system is shut down normally. This has no harmful effect on the system. Nothing is displayed on the screen.
  • Page 217: Error Messages

    Contact an office listed in the "Contact Information" of "Start Guide". Non Fujitsu Siemens Memory Module detected Memory error. Check that the jumper pin settings and BIOS - Warranty restricted! Setup Utility settings are correct.
  • Page 218 Chapter 9 Operation and Maintenance table: List of POST Errors Message Description System CMOS checksum bad - Default The CMOS setting is invalid. Correct the current settings with configuration used the BIOS Setup Utility. If the message still appears, check the POST error message or the SEL.
  • Page 219 PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide table: List of POST Errors Message Description The settings error or the baseboard error. Power off the server Diskette drive B error and turn it back on. If the message still appears, the baseboard Incorrect Drive B type - run SETUP must be replaced.
  • Page 220 Chapter 9 Operation and Maintenance table: List of POST Errors Message Description CPU disable! CPU is no longer available for CPU error. No CPUs available to the system are detected. the operating system. Check the error log and replace the CPU. If the message still appears, the baseboard must be replaced.
  • Page 221: Server Management Tools Error Messages

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide table: List of POST Errors Message Description iRMC reports sensor status: CRITICAL FAN1 System fan 1 or 2 error. Check whether there are any obstacles interfering with the rotation of the system fan. If the message still appears, the iRMC reports sensor status: CRITICAL FAN2 system fan or baseboard must be replaced.
  • Page 222: Software Troubleshooting

    Chapter 9 Operation and Maintenance table: List of Server Management Tools Error Messages Message Description ERROR:Fail to write 1st CMOS data into system. nn The following are possible causes. Check the floppy disk status again. ERROR:Fail to write 2nd CMOS data into system file. •...
  • Page 223 PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide "Missing Operating System" appears during installation The installation partition size may be too large. Specify the installation partition size correctly. For details on the installation partition size, refer to "2.3.1 Installation Partition Size" ( Pg.42). "Error 1920. Service (PXE Services) failed to start" appears during preconfigured installation The system installed with the preconfigured settings (PXE server) may not be connected to the network.
  • Page 224 Chapter 9 Operation and Maintenance Error Window Appears after LAN Driver Installation (on Windows Server 2003) The following window may appear when the installation of the LAN driver to the [Ethernet controller] under [Other devices] starts. This is because the LAN driver for the network adapter recognized immediately after the OS installation is not updated.
  • Page 225 PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Event Log Errors after Installation After installation, the following events may be displayed in Event Viewer. Check and perform the corrective action against the relevant event. table: List of Event Log Errors That Can Occur after Installation...
  • Page 226: Restoring The System

    Chapter 9 Operation and Maintenance Reducing the installed memory to collect the memory dump There must be enough free disk space that matches the size of the installed memory; therefore, reduce the installed memory to a collectable size. Check the memory dump settings when changing the installed memory size. For setting procedures, refer to "5.1 Memory Dump/Paging File Setting"...
  • Page 227 PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide SNMP Service Startup Fails If the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) is installed, but has not started, perform the following procedure to start the service. Click [Start] → [Computer Management] in this order. Select [Services] from the [Services and Applications] menu.
  • Page 228: System Event Log

    Chapter 9 Operation and Maintenance 9.3 System Event Log To operate system event log, use Server Management Tools. When the area for writing to the system event log is full, new event log cannot be recorded. To overwrite older event logs automatically, start up the BIOS Setup Utility, select the [IPMI] submenu from the [Advanced] menu and set [Event Log Full Mode] to [Overwrite].
  • Page 229: Floppy Disk Drive

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Turn on the server and insert the "Server Management Tools" disk into the floppy disk drive. The window for selecting a keyboard appears. Please select: 1 = JP Keyboard 2 = US Keyboard Your selection Select a keyboard.
  • Page 230: Saving/Deleting The System Event Log

    Chapter 9 Operation and Maintenance Exiting Server Management Tools Press the [Esc] key in the SYSTEM EVENT LOG window. The power can be turned off when the DOS prompt is displayed. 9.3.2 Saving/Deleting the System Event Log Saving the Log Start Server Management Tools to display the SYSTEM EVENT LOG window.
  • Page 231: Security

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide 9.4 Security Security features are provided in order to protect the server hardware and software from theft. Additional security functions, which prevent unauthorized use, provided by the BIOS Setup Utility are also available to help maintain a highly reliable data security system.
  • Page 232: Security Against Unauthorized Use

    Chapter 9 Operation and Maintenance 9.4.2 Security against Unauthorized Use A password can be set to prevent unauthorized use of the server. Setting a password makes it necessary to enter the password in order to access the server. Without the password, the server cannot be used.
  • Page 233: Security When Disposing Of The Server

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Changing / Deleting Passwords If a password is already set, perform the above password setting operations to display the password change window. • To change the password, perform the following settings and press the [Enter] key.
  • Page 234: Backup

    Chapter 9 Operation and Maintenance 9.5 Backup This server utilizes high-reliability components and hard disks, however, as a precautionary measure, it is recommended that periodic backups be taken of the data. 9.5.1 Importance of Backups A backup of data stored on the server is required for data restoration in the event of server trouble resulting in a system failure or accidental data loss due to operational errors.
  • Page 235 PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Head Cleaning Airborne dust and dust from the magnetic media can collect on the head of the magnetic tape device. To remove this dust, head cleaning must be implemented. Implement head cleaning when the device displays a cleaning request. Particularly DDS devices require periodic head cleaning, otherwise dust can cling to the magnetic head, creating a situation that cannot be cleaned with standard head cleaning methods, and eventually render the device useless.
  • Page 236: Data Storage

    Chapter 9 Operation and Maintenance Ejecting Media after a Backup Some backup software products provide functions for ejecting media after a backup is completed. Such functions will rewind the tape after a backup is completed and then eject the media from the drive. Be sure to execute this function for autoloader/library devices.
  • Page 237: Restoring The System

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide 9.6 Restoring the System In the unfortunate event where the system file, system configuration, or environment changes during startup are corrupted, use the repair information stored on the recovery disk created at the installation to restore the system.
  • Page 238 Chapter 9 Operation and Maintenance Install the driver. For details on how to install the driver, refer to "4.2.1 Installing Windows Server 2003 x64" ( Pg.111) or "4.2.2 Installing Windows Server 2003" ( Pg.113). Follow the window instructions to restore the system. •...
  • Page 239: Reinstalling The Os

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide 9.7 Reinstalling the OS This section explains the procedure for reinstalling the OS. 9.7.1 Checking before OS Reinstallation Removing the Optional Devices Remove the following optional devices before reinstalling the OS. Install or connect them after OS installation.
  • Page 240: Maintenance Service

    Chapter 9 Operation and Maintenance 9.8 Maintenance Service This section explains the details of the maintenance service. If the cause of the failure is uncertain or if the original condition cannot be restored, contact the seller or an office listed in the "Contact Information" of "Start Guide". 9.8.1 Contacting Maintenance Support Before contacting maintenance support, check the following.
  • Page 241: Appendix

    Appendix This appendix explains the specifications for the server and for its internal options. A Server Specifications ......242 B Specifications for Internal Options .
  • Page 242: A Server Specifications

    A Server Specifications Server Specifications This section explains the specifications for the server. table: Server Specifications Item Functions and Specifications Model TX120 Hard Disk Hot Plug ® ® Intel Xeon 3040 Processor 1.86GHz / 2MB / Dual Core Clock ® ® (Intel Xeon 3070 Processor 2.66GHz / 4MB / Dual Core)
  • Page 243: B Specifications For Internal Options

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Specifications for Internal Options This section explains the specifications for internal options for the server. When you have bought an internal option as a standard option, check that the package contains the following items before use. Should it happen that items are missing, contact an office listed in the "Contact Information"...
  • Page 244: Internal Hard Disk Units

    B Specifications for Internal Options Internal Hard Disk Units Package • Hard disk unit (1) Specifications table: Internal Hard Disk Unit Specifications Item Function and Specification Models PG-HDD61A PG-HDD71A Interface SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) Storage media 2.5-inch hard disk Memory capacity 36.7GB 73.4GB Maximum data transfer speed...
  • Page 245 PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide For the United States and Canada Use a UL listed and CSA labeled cord set consisting of a three conductor cord with a maximum length of 15 feet. For units which stand on a desk or table, type SVT or SJT cord sets should be used.
  • Page 246 B Specifications for Internal Options As the colors of the wires in the mains lead of this appliance may not correspond with the colored markings identifying the terminals in your plug, proceed as follows: • The wire which is colored Green and Yellow must be connected to the terminal in the plug which is marked with the letter E or by the earth symbol or colored Green or Green and Yellow.
  • Page 247: C Remote Control Function

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Remote Control Function This server supports the Remote Control function. When a personal computer (PC) is connected to the serial port of this server with an RS-232C cross cable, the PC can be used to control the server power supply (turn on/off and reset) remotely.
  • Page 248: Port Configuration

    C Remote Control Function Connecting the Server to a PC Connect the server to a PC using an RS-232C cross cable. Server Rear RS-232C cross cable PC Rear Serial port Serial port Configuring the Terminal Software (PC) Perform settings for the remote control function using terminal software on the PC. Port Configuration Configure the port on the PC as follows: table: Port Settings...
  • Page 249: Remote Power Supply Control

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide (Window example) Remote Power Supply Control This section explains how to control the server power supply remotely. The server power supply can be remote-controlled with the terminal software on the PC. Starting Up the Remote Controller Start up the terminal software.
  • Page 250 Welcome to PRIMERGY Remote Manager Firmware Revision x.xxA (x.xx) SDRR *.** ID 0203 TX120 Firmware built xxx xx xxxx xx:xx:xx * **************************************** System Type : PRIMERGY TX120 System ID : xxxxxxxx System Name : TX120-2 (xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx) System OS : xxxxxxxx System Status: OK...
  • Page 251 PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Press the [2] key and select "Power Management". The Power Management menu appears. **************************************** Welcome to PRIMERGY Remote Manager Firmware Revision x.xxA (x.xx) SDRR *.** ID 0203 TX120 Firmware built xxx xx xxxx xx:xx:xx * ****************************************...
  • Page 252: D Remote Management Controller

    Overview of the Remote Management Controller PRIMERGY TX120 has the Remote Management Controller on the baseboard. The Remote Management Controller makes the high-quality, high-reliability remote service board function possible. To use the console redirection function and the remote storage function, the license key of optional Remote Management Ctrl Upgrade kit (PG-RMCU1) is necessary.
  • Page 253: Preparation For Using Remote Management Controller

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Preparation for Using Remote Management Controller To enable the Remote Management Controller, perform the following procedure. • Configuring the BIOS • Connecting the Server to a PC Configuring the BIOS To use the function of the Remote Management Controller, perform the following setting using the BIOS Setup Utility.
  • Page 254: Window Of The Remote Management Controller

    D Remote Management Controller Window of the Remote Management Controller The Remote Management Controller uses the Web interface function. The following window appears when starting the Remote Management Controller. The following functions are available. table: Functions of the Remote Management Controller Item Description System Information...
  • Page 255: Remote Management Ctrl Upgrade Kit (Pg-Rmcu1)

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Remote Management Ctrl Upgrade kit (PG-RMCU1) This option is a license key to make Remote Management Controller's console redirection function and remote storage function effective. table: Specifications of Remote Management Controller Upgrade Item Specifications Product Name...
  • Page 256: Notes On Security

    D Remote Management Controller The following devices can be used in the remote storage connection. However, the writing into the DVD drive is not supported. • Internal floppy disk drive • ATAPI CD-ROM drive • ATAPI DVD drive • USB floppy disk drive •...
  • Page 257: E External Floppy Disk Drive (Usb) Notes On Usage

    PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide External Floppy Disk Drive (USB) Notes on Usage The section explains notes on the usage of USB connected floppy disk drive. Notes on Floppy Disk Drive Recognition at Server Startup If the floppy disk drive (USB), with a floppy disk inserted, is not connected at server startup, BIOS cannot recognize the floppy disk drive (USB).
  • Page 258: F Recycling

    F Recycling Recycling This section explains how to recycle this server. Disposing of the Server When scrapping this server, contact an office listed in the "Contact Information" of "Start Guide". This server must be disposed of as industrial waste. Furthermore, if the server is disposed of as it is, someone else may gain access to the information contained on the hard disks.
  • Page 259 PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Index Advanced Uninterruptible Power Supply . . 141 Changing Passwords ....233 Application wizard Cleaning ......212 Expert mode .
  • Page 260 Installable expansion cards ... . 170 Operating the Server Installable Internal Bay Options ..179 Precautions ..... 140 Installable internal hard disk unit .
  • Page 261 PRIMERGY TX120 User’s Guide Security......231 Hardware ..... . 231 Password settings .
  • Page 263 FUJITSU LIMITED • The contents of this manual may be revised without prior notice. • Fujitsu assumes no liability for damages to third party copyrights or other rights arising from the use of any information in this manual. • No part of this manual may be reproduced in any without the prior written...