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Operating Manual
Edition July 2013



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  • Page 1 Operating Manual - English PRIMERGY CX250 S2 Server Node Operating Manual Edition July 2013...
  • Page 2: Copyright And Trademarks

    – The contents of this manual may be revised without prior notice. – Fujitsu assumes no liability for damages to third party copyrights or other rights arising from the use of any information in this manual. – No part of this manual may be reproduced in any form without the prior written permission of Fujitsu.
  • Page 3 Before reading this manual For your safety This manual contains important information for safely and correctly using this product. Carefully read the manual before using this product. Pay particular attention to the accompanying manual "Safety Notes and Regulations" and ensure these safety notes are understood before using the product.
  • Page 4 Please consult the sales staff of Fujitsu if intending to use this product for high safety use. Measures against momentary voltage drop This product may be affected by a momentary voltage drop in the power supply caused by lightning.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction ......7 Concept and target groups for this manual ..8 Documentation overview .
  • Page 6 Contents Starting up and operation ....41 Controls and indicators ..... 41 6.1.1 Controls of the server node .
  • Page 7: Introduction

    Introduction Four PRIMERGY CX250 S2 server nodes, each in a half-wide, 1U form-factor, are embedded as a set into a single 2U PRIMERGY CX400 Multi-Node server enclosure, thus providing an aggregated scale-out performance of a total of 8 CPUs of the Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600v2 product family. The dual...
  • Page 8: Concept And Target Groups For This Manual

    This operating manual is intended for those responsible for installing the hardware and ensuring that the system runs smoothly. It contains all the information you need to put your PRIMERGY CX250 S2 server node into operation. To understand the various expansion options, you will need to be familiar with the fields of hardware and data transmission and you will require a basic knowledge of the underlying operating system.
  • Page 9: Documentation Overview

    Introduction Documentation overview More information on your PRIMERGY CX250 S2 server node can be found in the following documents: – "Quick Start Hardware - PRIMERGY CX250 S2 Server Node" – "Quick Start Software - Quick Installation Guide" – "Safety Notes and Regulations" manual "...
  • Page 10: Notational Conventions

    Introduction For the Japanese market: Before using the product, please check for additional information that may be available under the following URL: Further sources of information: – ServerView Suite Glossary – Manual for the monitor – Documentation for the boards and drives –...
  • Page 11: Functional Overview

    This section provides information on the features and technical data of the PRIMERGY CX250 S2 Server Node. For information on key characteristics and layout of the system board, see "PRIMERGY CX250 S2 Server Node Upgrade and Maintenance Manual". System board The features of the system board are described in the "D3196-B100 BIOS...
  • Page 12 Further information on other SAS/SATA RAID controllers (e.g. for operating external SAS/SATA hard disk drives or tape drives) is available on the Fujitsu manuals server under Industry Standard Servers - Expansion Cards - Storage Adapters - LSI SAS / SCSI RAID Controllers.
  • Page 13 Functional overview Platform Event Filtering (PEF) to take selected action for selected events, ● including NMI Watchdog and auto server re-start and recovery ● Support of multi-session user, and alert destination for LAN channel ● Operating Manual CX250 S2...
  • Page 14: Server Node Specification

    Functional overview Server node specification This section explains the specifications for the server node. The specifications for this server node are liable to be updated without any notice. Please be forewarned. System Board System board type D3196-B100 ® Chipset Intel C600 Processor ®...
  • Page 15 Functional overview Onboard or integrated controllers LAN Controller Intel® Ethernet Controller I350, 2 x 10/100/1000 Mbit/s Ethernet (TCP/IP acceleration) Remote Management Baseboard management controller (BMC), IPMI 2.0 Controller compatible ® SATA Controller Intel C600, for 4x SATA HDD Non-Raid or 4x SATA HDD SW Raid 0/1 Mezzanine Cards Ethernet Mezzanine Card 2 x 10 Gb, PCIe Gen2 x8...
  • Page 16 Functional overview Dimensions / Weight Rack (W x D x H) 165.1 mm (bezel) / 492.25 mm (body) x 59.44 mm Mounting depth rack 492.25 mm Height unit rack 19" rackmount Mounting cable 200 mm (1000 mm rack recommended) depth rack Weight 4 kg (full populated incl.
  • Page 17 Functional overview Compliance with regulations and standards Product safety and ergonomics International IEC 60950-1 2ed. Europe Safety EN 60950-1 2ed. EN 50371 EN 50392 Ergonomics ISO 9241-3 EN 2941-3 EK1-ITB 2003:2007 USA / Canada CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1-07 2ed. UL 60950-1 2ed. Taiwan CNS 14336 China...
  • Page 18 Functional overview Operating Manual CX250 S2...
  • Page 19: Installation Steps, Overview

    Installation steps, overview This chapter contains an overview of the steps necessary to install your server node. Links take you to sections where you can find more detailed information about the respective steps: Ê First of all, carefully read the safety instructions in "Important information"...
  • Page 20 Details on how to operate the ServerView Installation Manager, as well as some additional information, are included in the "ServerView Suite Installation Manager" user’s guide (on the Fujitsu manuals server under Industry Standard Servers - Software - ServerView Suite - Server Installation and Deployment).
  • Page 21: Important Information

    Important information In this chapter you will find essential information regarding safety when working on your server node. Safety instructions The following safety instructions are also provided in the manual "Safety Notes and Regulations" or " 安全上のご注意 ". This device meets the relevant safety regulations for IT equipment. If you have any questions about whether you can install the server node in the intended environment, please contact your sales outlet or our customer service team.
  • Page 22 Important information Before starting up CAUTION! During installation and before operating the device, observe the ● instructions on environmental conditions for your device (see "Server node specification" on page 14). If the server node has been moved from a cold environment, ●...
  • Page 23 Important information CAUTION! Ensure that the power sockets on the device and the properly ● grounded power outlets are freely accessible. The On/Off button or the main power switch (if present) does not ● isolate the device from the mains power supply. To disconnect it completely from the mains power supply, unplug all network power plugs from the properly grounded power outlets.
  • Page 24 Important information CAUTION! Proper operation of the system (in accordance with IEC 60950-1/2 ● resp. EN 60950-1/2) is only ensured if the casing is completely assembled and the rear covers for the installation slots have been fitted (electric shock, cooling, fire protection, interference suppression).
  • Page 25 ● concerning special waste. Replace the lithium battery on the system board in accordance with ● the instructions in the "PRIMERGY CX250 S2 Server Node Upgrade and Maintenance Manual". All batteries containing pollutants are marked with a symbol (a ●...
  • Page 26 Important information Working with CDs/DVDs/BDs and optical drives When working with devices with optical drives, these instructions must be followed. CAUTION! Only use CDs/DVDs/BDs that are in perfect condition, in order to ● prevent data loss, equipment damage and injury. Check each CD/DVD/BD for damage, cracks, breakages etc.
  • Page 27 Important information Do not contaminate the CD/DVD/BD surface with fingerprints, oil, ● dust, etc. If dirty, clean with a soft, dry cloth, wiping from the center to the edge. Do not use benzene, thinners, water, record sprays, antistatic agents, or silicone-impregnated cloth. Be careful not to damage the CD/DVD/BD surface.
  • Page 28 Important information Modules with Electrostatic-Sensitive Devices Modules with electrostatic-sensitive devices are identified by the following sticker: Figure 1: ESD label When you handle components fitted with ESDs, you must always observe the following points: Switch off the system and remove the power plugs from the power outlets ●...
  • Page 29: Ce Conformity

    Important information Other important information: During cleaning, observe the instructions in section "Cleaning the server ● node" on page Keep this operating manual and the other documentation (such as the ● Upgrade and Maintenance manual, documentation DVD) close to the device.
  • Page 30: 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 31: Transporting The Server Node

    Environmental protection Environmentally-friendly product design and development This product has been designed in accordance with the Fujitsu standard for "environmentally friendly product design and development". This means that key factors such as durability, selection and labeling of materials, emissions, packaging, ease of dismantling and recycling have been taken into account.
  • Page 32 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 33: Hardware Installation

    Hardware installation CAUTION! Follow the safety instructions in the chapter "Important information" ● on page Do not expose the server node to extreme environmental conditions ● (see "Ambient conditions" on page 16). Protect the server node from dust, humidity and heat. Make sure that the server node is acclimatized for the time indicated ●...
  • Page 34: Unpacking The Server Node

    Hardware installation Unpacking the server node CAUTION! Follow the safety instructions in "Important information" on page Do not unpack the server node until it is at its installation location. Ê Transport the server node to the place where you want to set it up. Ê...
  • Page 35: Installing An Additional Server Node To The Server Enclosure

    Hardware installation Installing an additional server node to the server enclosure CAUTION! Follow the safety instructions in the chapter "Important information" ● on page All nodes are hot pluggable. Therefore, shutting down the multi-node server system is not necessary. Figure 2: Removing the server node dummy module Ê...
  • Page 36 Ê If applicable, install an additional server node. Ê If applicable, connect all external cables to the server node. For further information refer to the “PRIMERGY CX250 S2 Server Node Upgrade and Maintenance manual”. Operating Manual...
  • Page 37: Connecting Devices To The Server Node

    Hardware installation Connecting devices to the server node The additional connectors available on your server node depend on the expansion cards installed. For further information refer to the “PRIMERGY CX250 S2Server Node Upgrade and Maintenance Manual”. The standard connectors are marked with symbols, and some are color-coded: Figure 4: Connection panel of the server node 1 USB connectors 4 Management LAN connector...
  • Page 38 Hardware installation Connecting the keyboard, mouse and monitor Ê Connect the keyboard and mouse to the USB connectors of the server node. Ê Connect the monitor to the video connector. If a separate graphics card is installed in a slot, the graphic controller on the system board is automatically deactivated.
  • Page 39: Notes On Connecting/Disconnecting Cables

    Hardware installation Notes on connecting/disconnecting cables CAUTION! Always read the documentation supplied with the device you wish to connect. Never connect, or disconnect cables during a thunderstorm. Never pull on a cable when disconnecting it. Always take hold of the cable by the plug.
  • Page 40 Hardware installation Operating Manual CX250 S2...
  • Page 41: Starting Up And Operation

    Starting up and operation CAUTION! Please note the safety instructions in chapter "Important information" on page Controls and indicators 6.1.1 Controls of the server node Figure 5: Controls and indicators of the server node ID indicator On/off button / Power-on indicator Operating Manual CX250 S2...
  • Page 42: Control Elements

    Starting up and operation Control elements 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 server node from...
  • Page 43: Lan Indicators

    Starting up and operation LAN indicators Figure 6: LAN indicators No Indicator Description LAN speed For System LAN Steady yellow signal in the event of a LAN transfer rate of 1 Gbit/s Steady green signal in the event of a LAN transfer rate of 100 Mbit/s.
  • Page 44: Switching The Server Node On And Off

    (10 °C ... +35 °C). For details on the operating environment, refer to "Safety Precautions". When operating the device outside of this operating environment, the server node may operate improperly, damage data etc. Furthermore, Fujitsu cannot be held responsible for any related damage, malfunction, or loss of data, etc.
  • Page 45 Starting up and operation Switching the server node on Ê Connect a USB storage medium (hard disk drive, optical drive or flash media) containing a bootable image to your server. Ê Press the On/Off button. The power-on indicator lights up green when the server node is connected to the mains.
  • Page 46 Starting up and operation Other On/Off options Besides the On/Off button, the server can be switched ON and OFF in the following ways: – Wake up On LAN (WOL) The server is switched on by a command via the LAN (Magic Packet™). –...
  • Page 47: Configuring The Server Node

    – If RAID mode is enabled, the RAID must be configured during boot- up to use hard disk drives. For further information, refer to the "Embedded MegaRAID Software User’s Guide" (on the Fujitsu manuals server under Industry Standard Servers - Expansion Cards - Storage Adapters - LSI RAID / SCSI Controllers).
  • Page 48: Operating System Installation

    Starting up and operation 6.3.3 Operating system installation When starting up a PRIMERGY CX250 S2 server node for the first time, there are several installation options, depending on the system configuration: – Local USB installation Instead of network booting, you can also boot and install your PRIMERGY CX250 S2 server node from local USB media.
  • Page 49: Cleaning The Server Node

    Starting up and operation Cleaning the server node CAUTION! Switch the server node off and disconnect the power plugs from the properly grounded power outlets. Do not clean any interior parts yourself; leave this job to a service technician. Do not use any cleaning agents that contain abrasives or may corrode plastic.
  • Page 50 Starting up and operation Operating Manual CX250 S2...
  • Page 51: Property And Data Protection

    Property and data protection To protect the installed server nodes and data internally against unauthorized access, you can use the BIOS Setup security functions. BIOS Setup security functions The Security menu in BIOS Setup offers various options for protecting your data from unauthorized access.
  • Page 52 Property and data protection Operating Manual CX250 S2...
  • Page 53: Troubleshooting And Tips

    Troubleshooting and tips CAUTION! Follow the safety instructions in the "Safety notes and regulations" manual or " 安全上のご注意 " and in chapter "Important information" on page If a fault occurs, attempt to resolve it using the measures described: – in this chapter, –...
  • Page 54: Screen Remains Blank

    Troubleshooting and tips Screen remains blank Monitor is switched off Ê Switch on your monitor. Screen has gone blank Ê Press any key on the keyboard. Ê Deactivate screen saver. Enter the appropriate password. Brightness control is set to dark Ê...
  • Page 55: No Screen Display Or Display Drifts

    Troubleshooting and tips Monitor does not support the set horizontal frequency Ê Find out which horizontal frequency your monitor screen supports. You will find the horizontal frequency (also known as line frequency or horizontal deflection frequency) in the documentation for your monitor. Ê...
  • Page 56: Incorrect Date And Time

    If the date and time are still wrong after the server node has been switched off and back on again, replace the lithium battery (for a description refer to the PRIMERGY CX250 S2 Server Node Upgrade and Maintenance Manual) or contact our customer service team.