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  • Page 4 Note: Before using this information and the product it supports, read the information in Appendix B, “Notices,” on page 133, and the IBM Safety Information, Environmental Notices and User Guide, and the Warranty and Support Information documents on the Documentation CD.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    ... . 11 IBM Systems Director ..... . 12 The UpdateXpress System Pack Installer ....13 Server controls, LEDs, and power .
  • Page 6 Hardware service and support ....132 IBM Taiwan product service ....132 System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide...
  • Page 7 Appendix B. Notices ..... . 133 Trademarks......133 Important notes .
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  • Page 9: Safety

    Les sikkerhetsinformasjonen (Safety Information) før du installerer dette produktet. Antes de instalar este produto, leia as Informações sobre Segurança. Antes de instalar este producto, lea la información de seguridad. Läs säkerhetsinformationen innan du installerar den här produkten. © Copyright IBM Corp. 2010 Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com manuals search engine...
  • Page 10 Read any additional safety information that comes with the server or optional device before you install the device. Attention: Use No. 26 AWG or larger UL-listed or CSA certified telecommunication line cord. viii System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com manuals search engine...
  • Page 11 Statement 1: DANGER Electrical current from power, telephone, and communication cables is hazardous. To avoid a shock hazard: v Do not connect or disconnect any cables or perform installation, maintenance, or reconfiguration of this product during an electrical storm. v Connect all power cords to a properly wired and grounded electrical outlet.
  • Page 12 Statement 2: CAUTION: When replacing the lithium battery, use only IBM Part Number 33F8354 or an equivalent type battery recommended by the manufacturer. If your system has a module containing a lithium battery, replace it only with the same module type made by the same manufacturer.
  • Page 13 Statement 3: CAUTION: When laser products (such as CD-ROMs, DVD drives, fiber optic devices, or transmitters) are installed, note the following: v Do not remove the covers. Removing the covers of the laser product could result in exposure to hazardous laser radiation. There are no serviceable parts inside the device.
  • Page 14 To remove all electrical current from the device, ensure that all power cords are disconnected from the power source. System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com manuals search engine...
  • Page 15 Statement 8: CAUTION: Never remove the cover on a power supply or any part that has the following label attached. Hazardous voltage, current, and energy levels are present inside any component that has this label attached. There are no serviceable parts inside these components.
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  • Page 17: Chapter 1. The System X3650 M2 Type 7947 Server

    ® This Installation and User’s Guide contains instructions for setting up your IBM System x3650 M2 Type 7947 server, instructions for installing optional devices, and instructions for starting and configuring the server. For diagnostic and troubleshooting information, see the Problem Determination and Service Guide that is on the IBM Documentation CD.
  • Page 18 The SAS ID for each bay is printed on the server front, above each bay. If firmware and documentation updates are available, you can download them from the IBM Web site. The server might have features that are not described in the documentation that comes with the server, and the documentation might be updated...
  • Page 19: The Ibm Documentation Cd

    Note: The illustrations in this document might differ slightly from your hardware. You can download an IBM ServerGuide Setup and Installation CD to help you configure the hardware, install device drivers, and install the operating system. For more information, see “Using the ServerGuide Setup and Installation CD” on page 119.
  • Page 20: Related Documentation

    Safety Information This document is in PDF on the IBM Documentation CD. It contains translated caution and danger statements. Each caution and danger statement that appears in the documentation has a number that you can use to locate the corresponding statement in your language in the Safety Information document.
  • Page 21 1. Go to http://www.ibm.com/systems/support/. 2. Under Product support, click System x. 3. Under Popular links, click Publications lookup. 4. From the Product family menu, select System x3650 M2 and click Continue. Chapter 1. The System x3650 M2 Type 7947 server Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com...
  • Page 22: Notices And Statements In This Document

    The declared sound-power levels indicate an upper limit, below which a large number of computers will operate. System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com...
  • Page 23 – One PCI Express x16 slot (x16 lanes) Note: In messages and documentation, the term service processor refers to the integrated management module (IMM). Chapter 1. The System x3650 M2 Type 7947 server Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com manuals search engine...
  • Page 24: What Your Server Offers

    The server uses the following features and technologies: v UEFI-compliant server firmware IBM System x Server Firmware offers several features, including Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) 2.1 compliance, Active Energy Manager technology, enhanced RAS capabilities, and BIOS compatibility support. UEFI replaces the basic input/output system (BIOS) and defines a standard interface between the operating system, platform firmware, and external devices.
  • Page 25 – Event logs for ServeRAID controllers and service processors The diagnostic programs create a merged log that includes events from all collected logs. The information is collected into a file that you can send to IBM service and support. Additionally, you can view the information locally through a generated text report file.
  • Page 26 IBM X-Architecture technology IBM X-Architecture technology combines proven, innovative IBM designs to make your Intel-processor-based server powerful, scalable, and reliable. For more information, see http://www.ibm.com/servers/eserver/xseries/xarchitecture/ enterprise/index.html. ™ – Active Memory ™ The Active Memory feature improves the reliability of memory through memory mirroring.
  • Page 27: Reliability, Availability, And Serviceability Features

    The server contains an integrated management module (IMM) which enables you to manage the functions of the server locally and remotely. The addition of the optional IBM Virtual Media Key provides remote presence and blue-screen capture capability. The IMM also provides system monitoring, event recording, and dial-out alert capability.
  • Page 28: Ibm Systems Director

    A set of common tasks that are included with IBM Systems Director provides many of the core capabilities that are required for basic management, which means instant out-of-the-box business value.
  • Page 29: The Updatexpress System Pack Installer

    Managing the life cycles of virtual resources For more information about IBM Systems Director, see the documentation on the IBM Systems Director DVD that comes with the server and the IBM xSeries Systems Management Web page at http://www.ibm.com/systems/management/, which presents an overview of IBM Systems Management and IBM Systems Director.
  • Page 30: Front View

    Optional CD/DVD-eject button: Press this button to release a CD or DVD from the CD-RW/DVD drive. Optional CD/DVD drive activity LED: When this LED is lit, it indicates that the CD-RW/DVD drive is in use. System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com manuals search engine...
  • Page 31 Locator button and locator LED: Use this LED to visually locate the server among other servers. Press this button to turn on or turn off this LED locally. You can use IBM Systems Director to light this LED remotely. Light path diagnostics panel The light path diagnostics panel is on the top of the operator information panel.
  • Page 32 The remind function is controlled by the IMM. v NMI button: Press this button to force a nonmaskable interrupt to the microprocessor, if directed to do so by IBM service and support. v Reset button: Press this button to reset the server and run the power-on self-test (POST).
  • Page 33: Rear View

    Ethernet link LEDs: When these LEDs are lit, they indicate that there is an active link connection on the 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, or 1000BASE-TX interface for the Ethernet port. Chapter 1. The System x3650 M2 Type 7947 server Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com...
  • Page 34 This LED is the same as the system-error LED on the front of the server. Locator LED: Use this LED to visually locate the server among other servers. You can use IBM Systems Director to light this LED remotely. This LED is the same as the system-locator LED on the front of the server.
  • Page 35 The following table describes the problems that are indicated by various combinations of the power-supply LEDs and the power-on LED on the operator information panel and suggested actions to correct the detected problems. Chapter 1. The System x3650 M2 Type 7947 server Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com...
  • Page 36: Server Power Features

    You can turn on the server and start the operating system by pressing the power-control button. The server can also be turned on in any of the following ways: System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com...
  • Page 37 The IMM can turn off the server as an automatic response to a critical system failure. v You can turn off the server through a request from the IMM. Chapter 1. The System x3650 M2 Type 7947 server Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com...
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  • Page 39: Chapter 2. Installing Optional Devices

    This chapter provides detailed instructions for installing optional hardware devices in the server. Server components The following illustrations show the major components in the server. Note: The illustrations in this document might differ slightly from your hardware. © Copyright IBM Corp. 2010 Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com manuals search engine...
  • Page 40: System-Board Internal Connectors

    System-board internal connectors The following illustration shows the internal connectors on the system board. System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com manuals search engine...
  • Page 41: System-Board External Connectors

    System-board external connectors The following illustration shows the external input/output connectors on the system board. Chapter 2. Installing optional devices Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com manuals search engine...
  • Page 42: System-Board Switches And Jumpers

    Note: If there is a clear protective sticker on the top of the switch block, you must remove and discard it to access the switch. The following table describes the jumpers on the Pass 8 level system board. System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com...
  • Page 43 Table 3. Pass 8 level system board jumpers Jumper number Jumper name Jumper setting UEFI boot recovery jumper v Pins 1 and 2: Normal (default) Loads the primary server (formerly BIOS) firmware ROM page. v Pins 2 and 3: Loads the secondary (backup) server firmware ROM page.
  • Page 44 Note: If there is a clear protective sticker on the top of the switch blocks, you must remove and discard it to access the switches. The default positions for the UEFI and the IMM recovery jumpers are pins 1 and 2. System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com...
  • Page 45 IMM recovery jumper (J147) UEFI boot recovery jumper (J29) SW3 switch block SW4 switch block The following table describes the jumper settings for J29 and J147 on the Pass 9 level system board. Table 5. System board jumpers Jumper Jumper number name Jumper setting...
  • Page 46 Table 6 on page 31 and Table 7 on page 31 describe the function of each switch on SW3 and SW4 switch blocks on the Pass 9 level system board. System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com...
  • Page 47 Table 6. Pass 9 level system board switch block 3, switches 1 - 4 Switch number Default value Switch description Clear CMOS memory. When this switch is toggled to On, it clears the data in CMOS memory, which clears the power-on password. Reserved.
  • Page 48: System-Board Leds

    LED is not flashing, replace When the server is the system board. connected to power, this LED flashes slowly to indicate that the enclosure manager is working correctly. System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com manuals search engine...
  • Page 49 Table 8. System-pulse LEDs (continued) Description Action IMM heartbeat Indicates the status of the If the LED does not begin boot process of the IMM. flashing within 30 seconds of when the server is connected When the server is to power, complete the connected to power this LED following steps: flashes quickly to indicate...
  • Page 50: Sas Riser-Card Connectors And Leds

    PCI Express SAS controller connector USB hypervisor SATA tape signal connector Tape drive power SAS controller error LED tape signal SAS riser card (tape-enabled model server) System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com manuals search engine...
  • Page 51: Pci Riser-Card Adapter Connectors

    PCI riser-card adapter connectors The following illustration shows the connectors on the PCI riser card for user-installable PCI adapters. PCI riser-card assembly LEDs The following illustration shows the light-emitting diodes (LEDs) on the PCI riser-card assembly. Note: Error LEDs remain lit only while the server is connected to power. Chapter 2.
  • Page 52: Installation Guidelines

    2. Under Product support, click System x. 3. Under Popular links, click Software and device drivers. 4. Click System x3650 M2 to display the matrix of downloadable files for the server. For additional information about tools for updating, managing, and deploying firmware, see the System x and xSeries Tools Center at http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/toolsctr/v1r0/index.jsp.
  • Page 53: System Reliability Guidelines

    When you are finished working on the server, reinstall all safety shields, guards, labels, and ground wires. v For a list of supported optional devices for the server, see http://www.ibm.com/ servers/eserver/serverproven/compat/us/. System reliability guidelines...
  • Page 54: Handling Static-Sensitive Devices

    Do not place the device on the server cover or on a metal surface. v Take additional care when handling devices during cold weather. Heating reduces indoor humidity and increases static electricity. System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com manuals search engine...
  • Page 55: Internal Cable Routing And Connectors

    Internal cable routing and connectors The following illustration shows the internal routing and connectors for the two SAS signal cables (in server models with eight SAS drive bays). Notes: 1. To connect the SAS signal cables, make sure that you first connect the signal cable, and then the power cable and signal cable.
  • Page 56 Top cover latch receptacle Cable retention USB cable Video cable System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com manuals search engine...
  • Page 57 The following illustration shows the internal routing for the configuration cable. The following illustrations show the internal routing for the SAS hard disk drive backplane cables. Chapter 2. Installing optional devices Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com manuals search engine...
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  • Page 59: Removing The Cover

    Removing the cover The following illustration shows how to remove the cover. Important: Before you install optional hardware, make sure that the server is working correctly. Start the server, and make sure that the operating system starts, if an operating system is installed, or that a 19990305 error code is displayed, indicating that an operating system was not found but the server is otherwise working correctly.
  • Page 60: Removing A Pci Riser-Card Assembly

    4. Grasp the assembly at the front tab and rear edge and lift it to remove it from the server. Place the riser-card assembly on a flat, static-protective surface. System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com...
  • Page 61: Installing A Pci Riser-Card Assembly

    Installing a PCI riser-card assembly To install a PCI riser-card assembly, complete the following steps. Note: The illustrations in this document might differ slightly from your hardware. 1. Read the safety information that begins on page vii and “Installation guidelines” on page 36.
  • Page 62: Removing The Microprocessor 2 Air Baffle

    For proper cooling and airflow, replace all air baffles before you turn on the server. Operating the server with any air baffle removed might damage server components. System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com manuals search engine...
  • Page 63: Installing The Microprocessor 2 Air Baffle

    Installing the microprocessor 2 air baffle To install the microprocessor 2 air baffle, complete the following steps: 1. Read the safety information that begins on page vii and “Installation guidelines” on page 36. 2. Make sure that the server and peripheral devices are turned off (see “Turning off the server”...
  • Page 64: Removing The Dimm Air Baffle

    For proper cooling and airflow, replace all air baffles before you turn on the server. Operating the server with any air baffle removed might damage server components. System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com manuals search engine...
  • Page 65: Installing The Dimm Air Baffle

    Installing the DIMM air baffle The following illustration shows how to install the DIMM air baffle. To install the DIMM air baffle, complete the following steps: 1. Read the safety information that begins on page vii and “Installation guidelines” on page 36. 2.
  • Page 66: Installing The Full-Length-Adapter Bracket

    2. Align the bracket with the storage location on the riser-card assembly as shown. 3. Place the two hooks 1 in the two openings 2 in the storage location on the riser-card assembly. System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com...
  • Page 67: Installing A Pci Adapter

    Some high performance video adapters are supported by your server. See http://www.ibm.com/servers/eserver/serverproven/compat/us/ for more information. v The following notes describe important information about the NVIDIA video adapter that comes preinstalled in some server models: –...
  • Page 68 See “Installing the full-length-adapter bracket” on page 50 for instructions. System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com...
  • Page 69 b. Align the adapter with the adapter connector on the riser-card and the guide on the external end of the PCI riser-card assembly. c. Press the adapter firmly into the adapter connector on the riser card. 8. Connect any required cables to the adapter. Attention: v When you route cables, do not block any connectors or the ventilated space around any of the fans.
  • Page 70: Removing A Pci Adapter

    3. Press down on the left and right side rack latches and slide the server out of the rack enclosure until both slide rails lock; then, remove the cover (see “Removing the cover” on page 43). System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com...
  • Page 71: Installing An Ibm Virtual Media Key

    “Completing the installation” on page 106. Installing an IBM Virtual Media Key The optional IBM Virtual Media Key enables the IMM remote presence and blue-screen capture capability. This feature provides graphical console redirection with remote keyboard and mouse interaction, plus remote diskette and CD/DVD drive support.
  • Page 72: Installing A Hard Disk Drive

    Ultra-Slim hard disk drive trays for 2.5-inch drives. An optional 4-drive-bay kit is available for 12-drive-capable server models. For a list of supported 2.5-inch hard disk drives, see http://www.ibm.com/servers/eserver/serverproven/compat/us/. System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com...
  • Page 73 Note: You might have to reconfigure the disk arrays after you install hard disk drives. See the RAID documentation on the IBM ServeRAID Support CD for information about RAID controllers. If you have other devices to install or remove, do so now. Otherwise, go to “Completing the installation”...
  • Page 74: Removing A Hard Disk Drive

    Note: You might have to reconfigure the disk arrays after you remove a hard disk drive. See the RAID documentation on the IBM ServeRAID Support CD for information about RAID controllers. If you have other devices to install or remove, do so now. Otherwise, go to “Completing the installation”...
  • Page 75 Note: You might have to reconfigure the disk arrays after you install hard disk drives. See the RAID documentation on the IBM ServeRAID Support CD for information about RAID controllers. Chapter 2. Installing optional devices Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com...
  • Page 76: Removing A Simple-Swap Hard Disk Drive

    The following illustration shows how to install an optional tape drive. Important: If your server contains a tape-drive bay and the following SAS riser card, you can install a tape drive. System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com...
  • Page 77 PCI Express SAS controller connector USB hypervisor SATA tape signal connector Tape drive power SAS controller error LED tape signal SAS riser card (tape-enabled model server) To install a SATA or USB tape drive, complete the following steps: 1. Read the safety information that begins on page vii, “Installation guidelines” on page 36, and “Handling static-sensitive devices”...
  • Page 78 13. Make sure all the cables are out of the way, and slide the tape-drive assembly the rest of the way into the tape-drive bay. 14. Push the latch to the closed (locked) position. System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com...
  • Page 79: Installing A Sas/Sata 4 Pac Hdd Option

    Installing a SAS/SATA 4 Pac HDD option If the server is a 12-drive-capable model with eight hard disk drive bays installed, you can install an IBM System x3650 M2 Hot-swap SAS/SATA 4 Pac HDD option. See http://www.ibm.com/servers/eserver/serverproven/compat/us/ for a list of supported optional devices.
  • Page 80 8. Remove the SAS controller assembly from the server; then, remove the SAS controller from the SAS riser card. See “Removing a ServeRAID SAS controller from the SAS riser card” on page 93 for instructions. System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com...
  • Page 81 9. Remove the SAS controller front retention bracket from the server. 10. Connect one end of the internal power cable that comes with the 4 Pac HDD option kit into the empty hot-swap SAS/SATA power connector on the system board. Chapter 2.
  • Page 82 Configuration cable 3 b. Lift backplane 1 out of the server by pulling it toward the rear of the server and then lifting it up. System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com manuals search engine...
  • Page 83 12. Install the new backplane in slot 3: a. Move the SAS signal cable from hard disk drive backplane 1 to new backplane 3 1 . The new backplane comes with the option kit. Hard disk drive backplane 3 Configuration cable SAS signal cable...
  • Page 84 14. Make sure that the configuration cable is connected to all three backplanes. System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com...
  • Page 85 15. Install the SAS controller front retention bracket that comes with the option kit: a. Align the retention bracket controller slot so that it faces the rear of the server. b. Place the bracket tabs in the holes on the chassis and slide the bracket to left until it clicks into place.
  • Page 86 SAS controller. Set the battery and battery carrier aside. Note: The illustrations in this document might differ slightly from your hardware. System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com manuals search engine...
  • Page 87 19. Install the interposer card that comes with the option kit on the interposer card connector on the SAS controller: a. Remove the interposer card and the loose screw from the bag. b. Rotate the standoff so that it aligns with the hole in the ServeRAID controller, and position the interposer card connector over the SAS controller connector.
  • Page 88 To avoid damage to the hardware, make sure that you align the black dot on the cable connector with the black dot on the connector on the interposer card. Do not force the remote battery cable into the connector. System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com...
  • Page 89 22. Connect the SAS signal cables to the connectors on the SAS controller: a. Connect the shorter SAS signal cable that comes with the option kit to the SAS controller connector that is labeled “Ports 7-4”. If you are connecting cables to a ServeRAID-MR10i SAS/SATA Controller, this connector is closest to the edge of the controller and has two straight connectors.
  • Page 90 Connect the SAS signal cable from hard disk drive backplane 3 to the left front connector on the SAS expander card (as facing the front of the server). System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com...
  • Page 91 28. Connect the loose end of the shorter SAS signal cable (this cable has two straight connectors and is already connected to the SAS controller) to the rear connector on the SAS expander card. Route the cable through the left side of the DIMM air baffle and underneath the cable retention features on the baffle.
  • Page 92: Installing A Second Microprocessor

    2. Under Product support, click System x. 3. Under Popular links, click Software and device drivers. 4. Click System x3650 M2 to display the matrix of downloadable files for the server. v (Optional) Obtain an SMP-capable operating system. For a list of supported operating systems and optional devices, see http://www.ibm.com/servers/eserver/...
  • Page 93 The following illustration shows the microprocessor socket locations on the system board. Microprocessor 2 Microprocessor 1 Attention: v A startup (boot) microprocessor must always be installed in microprocessor socket 1 on the system board. v To ensure correct server operation when you install an additional microprocessor, use microprocessors that are compatible and install at least one DIMM in a DIMM connector for microprocessor 2.
  • Page 94 Close the microprocessor bracket frame. Note: The microprocessor fits only one way on the socket. f. Carefully close the microprocessor release lever to secure the microprocessor in the socket. System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com manuals search engine...
  • Page 95 Touching the thermal grease will contaminate it. If the thermal grease is contaminated, call IBM service and support to request a replacement thermal grease kit. For information about installing the replacement thermal grease, see “Thermal grease”...
  • Page 96: Thermal Grease

    Note: 0.01mL is one tick mark on the syringe. If the grease is properly applied, approximately half (0.22 mL) of the grease will remain in the syringe. System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com...
  • Page 97: Installing A Memory Module

    The server supports only industry-standard double-data-rate 3 (DDR3), 800, 1066, or 1333 MHz, PC3-10600R-999 (single-rank or dual-rank), registered, synchronous dynamic random-access memory (SDRAM) dual inline memory modules (DIMMs) with error correcting code (ECC). See http://www.ibm.com/ servers/eserver/serverproven/compat/us/ for a list of supported memory modules for the server.
  • Page 98 However, to improve system performance, install a minimum of three DIMMs for each microprocessor. v The maximum operating speed of the server is determined by the slowest DIMM in the server. System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com manuals search engine...
  • Page 99: Dimm Installation Sequence

    DIMM installation sequence The server requires at least one DIMM per microprocessor. The server comes with a minimum of two 1 GB DIMMs, installed in connectors 3 and 6. (Connectors 3 and 6 are the farthest connectors for channels 0 and 1 of microprocessor 1.) When you install additional DIMMs, install them in the order shown in Table 10, to maintain performance.
  • Page 100 2; you do not have to wait until all of the DIMM connectors for microprocessor 1 are filled. Figure 2. Memory connectors associated with each microprocessor System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com manuals search engine...
  • Page 101: Installing A Dimm

    The following table lists the installation sequence for installing DIMMs in memory-mirroring mode. Table 12. Memory-mirroring mode DIMM population sequence Number of installed DIMMs microprocessors DIMM connector First pair of DIMMs 3, 6 Second pair of DIMMs 2, 5 Third pair of DIMMs 1, 4 Fourth pair of DIMMs 14, 11...
  • Page 102 If you have other devices to install or remove, do so now. Otherwise, go to “Completing the installation” on page 106. Go to the Setup utility and make sure all the installed DIMMs are present and enabled. System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com...
  • Page 103: Installing A Hot-Swap Power Supply

    Installing a hot-swap power supply The server supports a maximum of two hot-swap ac power supplies. Note: Power supply 1 is the default/primary power supply. If power supply 1 fails, you must replace the power supply immediately. Statement 5: CAUTION: The power control button on the device and the power switch on the power supply do not turn off the electrical current supplied to the device.
  • Page 104 Important: During normal operation, each power-supply bay must contain either a power supply or power-supply blank for proper cooling. 3. Slide the ac power supply into the bay until the retention latch clicks into place. System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com...
  • Page 105: Removing A Hot-Swap Fan

    4. Connect the power cord for the new ac power supply to the power-cord connector on the power supply. The following illustration shows the ac power-supply connectors on the rear of the server. 5. Route the power cord through the power-supply handle and through any cable clamps on the rear of the server, to prevent the power cord from being accidentally pulled out when you slide the server in and out of the rack.
  • Page 106: Installing A Hot-Swap Fan

    Make sure that the amber LED next to the fan connector on the system board is off. System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com...
  • Page 107: Removing The Sas Riser-Card And Controller Assembly

    If you have other devices to install or remove, do so now. Otherwise, go to “Completing the installation” on page 106. Removing the SAS riser-card and controller assembly To remove the SAS riser-card and controller assembly from the server, complete the steps for the applicable server model.
  • Page 108: Installing The Sas Riser-Card And Controller Assembly

    2. Press down on the SAS riser card and the rear edge of the SAS controller until the SAS riser card is firmly seated and the SAS controller card retention latch clicks into place. System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com...
  • Page 109: Removing A Serveraid Sas Controller From The Sas Riser Card

    You can replace the ServeRAID SAS controller with another supported ServeRAID SAS controller. For a list of supported ServeRAID SAS controllers, see http://www.ibm.com/servers/eserver/serverproven/compat/us/. Note: For brevity, in this documentation the ServeRAID SAS controller is often referred to as the SAS controller.
  • Page 110: Installing A Serveraid Sas Controller On The Sas Riser Card

    PCI adapter. Do not use the instructions in this topic; use the instructions in “Installing a PCI adapter” on page 51 and “Removing a PCI adapter” on page 54. System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com...
  • Page 111 To install a SAS controller on the SAS riser card, complete the following steps: 1. Make sure that the server is turned off, all external cables and power cords are disconnected, and the cover has been removed. 2. If you are installing a new or replacement SAS controller, touch the static-protective package that contains the new SAS controller to any unpainted metal surface on the server.
  • Page 112: Installing A Serveraid Sas Controller Battery On The Remote Battery Tray

    “Removing a PCI riser-card assembly” on page 44). 5. Remove the ServeRAID controller from the riser card (see “Removing a PCI adapter” on page 54). System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com manuals search engine...
  • Page 113 6. If a battery and battery carrier are attached to the SAS controller, disconnect the battery carrier cable from the battery and remove the three screws that secure the battery carrier to the ServeRAID controller. Set the battery and battery carrier aside. Note: The illustrations in this document might differ slightly from your hardware.
  • Page 114 To avoid damage to the hardware, make sure that you align the black dot on the cable connector with the black dot on the connector on the interposer card. Do not force the remote battery cable into the connector. System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com...
  • Page 115 12. Install the battery on the remote battery tray: a. Connect the battery carrier cable to the battery, if it is not already connected. b. On the remote battery tray, find the pattern of recessed rings that matches the posts on the battery and battery carrier. c.
  • Page 116 When the battery unit is charged, the ServeRAID controller firmware changes the write policy to write-back. System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com manuals search engine...
  • Page 117: Moving The Sas Controller Retention Bracket

    Moving the SAS controller retention bracket Note: This procedure applies only to servers that have the following SAS riser card. PCI Express SAS controller connector USB hypervisor connector SATA tape signal Tape drive power SAS controller error LED tape signal SAS riser card (tape-enabled model server) To move the SAS controller side retention bracket to a different position to...
  • Page 118 Install the riser-card assembly in the server (see “Installing the SAS riser-card and controller assembly” on page 92). f. Connect the power cords and all external cables, and turn on the server and peripheral devices. System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com manuals search engine...
  • Page 119: Installing A Usb Hypervisor Memory Key

    Installing a USB hypervisor memory key Hypervisor is a virtualization platform that enables multiple operating systems to run on a host computer at the same time. Support for hypervisor is available with the purchase and installation of an optional USB hypervisor memory key, with embedded hypervisor software.
  • Page 120: Removing A Usb Hypervisor Memory Key

    Note: You must configure the server not to look for the hypervisor USB drive. See Chapter 3, “Configuring the server,” on page 111 for information about disabling hypervisor support. System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com...
  • Page 121: Installing An Ethernet Adapter

    “Completing the installation” on page 106. Installing an optional CD-RW/DVD drive For a list of supported optional optical disk drives for the server, see http://www.ibm.com/servers/eserver/serverproven/compat/us/. To install an optional CD-RW/DVD drive, complete the following steps. Drive retention clip Alignment pins 1.
  • Page 122: Completing The Installation

    6. To attach peripheral devices and connect the power cords, see “Connecting the external cables” on page 108. System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com manuals search engine...
  • Page 123: Replacing The Server Cover

    Replacing the server cover To replace the server cover, complete the following steps: 1. Make sure that all internal cables are correctly routed. 2. Place the cover-release latch in the open (up) position. 3. Insert the bottom tabs of the top cover into the matching slots in the server chassis.
  • Page 124: Connecting The External Cables

    Use these identifiers to connect the cables to the correct connectors. If the server comes with an installed operating system, see the documentation that comes with the operating system for additional cabling instructions. System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com...
  • Page 125: Updating The Server Configuration

    Updating the server configuration When you start the server for the first time after you add or remove an internal device, external SAS device, or USB keyboard or mouse, you might receive a message that the configuration has changed. After the POST fails three times, the Setup utility starts automatically so that you can save the new configuration settings.
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  • Page 127: Chapter 3. Configuring The Server

    112. v Boot Menu program The Boot Menu program is part of the IBM System x Server Firmware. Use it to override the startup sequence that is set in the Setup utility and temporarily assign a device to be first in the startup sequence.
  • Page 128: Using The Setup Utility

    IMM settings. Use the ASU program online or out-of-band to modify UEFI settings from the command line without the need to restart the server to access the Setup utility. For more information about using this program, see “IBM Advanced Settings Utility program” on page 128.
  • Page 129: Setup Utility Menu Choices

    Setup utility menu choices The following choices are on the Setup utility main menu. Depending on the version of the firmware, some menu choices might differ slightly from these descriptions. v System Information Select this choice to view information about the server. When you make changes through other choices in the Setup utility, some of those changes are reflected in the system information;...
  • Page 130 The startup sequence specifies the order in which the server checks devices to find a boot record. The server starts from the first boot record that it finds. If the System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com...
  • Page 131 Run the diagnostic programs to get more information about error codes that occur. See the Problem Determination and Service Guide on the IBM Documentation CD for instructions for running the diagnostic programs. Important: If the system-error LED on the front of the server is lit but there are no other error indications, clear the system-event log.
  • Page 132: Passwords

    Start the Setup utility and reset the power-on password. v Remove the battery from the server and then reinstall it. See the Problem Determination and Service Guide on the IBM Documentation CD for instructions for removing the battery.
  • Page 133 v For the Pass 8 level system board, change the position of the power-on password switch (enable switch 5 of the system board switch block (SW3) to bypass the power-on password check (see Table 4 on page 27 for more information).
  • Page 134 You can then start the Setup utility and reset the power-on password. You do not have to return the switch to the previous position. System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com...
  • Page 135: Using The Boot Selection Menu Program

    You can download a free image of the ServerGuide Setup and Installation CD or purchase the CD from the ServerGuide fulfillment Web site at http://www.ibm.com/ systems/management/serverguide/sub.html. To download the free image, click IBM Service and Support Site.
  • Page 136: Serverguide Features

    When you use the ServerGuide Setup and Installation CD, you do not need setup diskettes. You can use the CD to configure any supported IBM server model. The setup program provides a list of tasks that are required to set up your server model.
  • Page 137: Typical Operating-System Installation

    ServerGuide program to install your operating system, complete the following steps to download the latest operating-system installation instructions from the IBM Web site. Note: Changes are made periodically to the IBM Web site. The actual procedure might vary slightly from what is described in this document. 1. Go to http://www.ibm.com/systems/support/.
  • Page 138 You can remotely view and change the UEFI settings, restart the server, identify the server, and perform other management functions. Any standard Telnet client application can access the SOL connection. System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com...
  • Page 139: Using The Usb Memory Key For Vmware Hypervisor

    Using the USB memory key for VMware hypervisor The VMware hypervisor is available on server models that come with an installed IBM USB Memory Key for VMware Hypervisor. The USB memory key comes installed in the USB hypervisor connector on the SAS riser card (see the following illustration).
  • Page 140: Enabling The Remote Presence Feature

    4. On the next screen, select Integrated Management Module. 5. On the next screen, select Network Configuration. 6. Find the IP address and write it down. System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com manuals search engine...
  • Page 141: Logging On To The Web Interface

    7. Exit from the Setup utility. Logging on to the Web interface To log on to the Web interface to use the remote presence functions, complete the following steps: 1. Open a Web browser and in the Address or URL field, type the IP address or host name of the IMM to which you want to connect.
  • Page 142: Using The Lsi Configuration Utility Program

    2. Under Product support, click System x. 3. Under Popular links, click Software and device drivers. 4. From the Product family menu, select System x3650 M2 and click Go. Using the LSI Configuration Utility program Use the LSI Configuration Utility program to configure and manage redundant array of independent disks (RAID) arrays.
  • Page 143: Starting The Lsi Configuration Utility Program

    6. To perform storage-management tasks, see the SAS controller documentation, which you can download from the Disk controller and RAID software matrix: a. Go to http://www.ibm.com/systems/support/. b. Under Product support, click System x. c. Under Popular links, click Storage Support Matrix.
  • Page 144: Ibm Advanced Settings Utility Program

    Updating IBM Systems Director If you plan to use IBM Systems Director to manage the server, you must check for the latest applicable IBM Systems Director updates and interim fixes. Note: Changes are made periodically to the IBM Web site. The actual procedure might vary slightly from what is described in this document.
  • Page 145 1. Make sure that you have run the Discovery and Inventory collection tasks. 2. On a system that is connected to the Internet, go to http://www.ibm.com/ eserver/support/fixes/fixcentral/. 3. From the Product family list, select IBM Systems Director. 4. From the Product list, select IBM Systems Director.
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  • Page 147: Appendix A. Getting Help And Technical Assistance

    If you need help, service, or technical assistance or just want more information about IBM products, you will find a wide variety of sources available from IBM to assist you. This section contains information about where to go for additional information about IBM and IBM products, what to do if you experience a problem with your system, and whom to call for service, if it is necessary.
  • Page 148: Software Service And Support

    You can find service information for IBM systems and optional devices at http://www.ibm.com/systems/support/. Software service and support Through IBM Support Line, you can get telephone assistance, for a fee, with usage, configuration, and software problems with System x and xSeries servers, BladeCenter products, IntelliStation workstations, and appliances. For information about which products are supported by Support Line in your country or region, see http://www.ibm.com/services/sl/products/.
  • Page 149: Appendix B. Notices

    Web sites. The materials at those Web sites are not part of the materials for this IBM product, and use of those Web sites is at your own risk. IBM may use or distribute any of the information you supply in any way it believes appropriate without incurring any obligation to you.
  • Page 150: Important Notes

    IBM makes no representations or warranties with respect to non-IBM products. Support (if any) for the non-IBM products is provided by the third party, not IBM. System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com...
  • Page 151: Particulate Contamination

    If IBM determines that the levels of particulates or gases in your environment have caused damage to the server, IBM may condition provision of repair or replacement of servers or parts on implementation of appropriate remedial measures to mitigate such environmental contamination.
  • Page 152 (TI) que reciclen responsablemente sus equipos cuando éstos ya no les sean útiles. IBM dispone de una serie de programas y servicios de devolución de productos en varios países, a fin de ayudar a los propietarios de equipos a reciclar sus productos de TI.
  • Page 153: Battery Return Program

    United States, go to http://www.ibm.com/ibm/environment/ products/index.shtml or contact your local waste disposal facility. In the United States, IBM has established a return process for reuse, recycling, or proper disposal of used IBM sealed lead acid, nickel cadmium, nickel metal hydride, and battery packs from IBM equipment.
  • Page 154: Documentation Format

    In the request, be sure to include the publication part number and title. When you send information to IBM, you grant IBM a nonexclusive right to use or distribute the information in any way it believes appropriate without incurring any obligation to you.
  • Page 155: Electronic Emission Notices

    Properly shielded and grounded cables and connectors must be used in order to meet FCC emission limits. IBM is not responsible for any radio or television interference caused by using other than recommended cables and connectors or by unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment.
  • Page 156: Taiwanese Class A Warning Statement

    EU-Mitgliedsstaaten und hält die Grenzwerte der EN 55022 Klasse A ein. Um dieses sicherzustellen, sind die Geräte wie in den Handbüchern beschrieben zu installieren und zu betreiben. Des Weiteren dürfen auch nur von der IBM empfohlene Kabel angeschlossen werden. IBM übernimmt keine Verantwortung für die Einhaltung der Schutzanforderungen, wenn das Produkt ohne Zustimmung der IBM verändert bzw.
  • Page 157: People's Republic Of China Class A Warning Statement

    Dieses Gerät ist berechtigt, in Übereinstimmung mit dem Deutschen EMVG das EG-Konformitätszeichen - CE - zu führen. Verantwortlich für die Konformitätserklärung des EMVG ist die IBM Deutschland GmbH, 70548 Stuttgart. Generelle Informationen: Das Gerät erfüllt die Schutzanforderungen nach EN 55024 und EN 55022 Klasse A.
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  • Page 159: Index

    24 order of installation 83 caution statements 6 types supported 81 CD-RW/DVD drive documentation CD 3 installing 105 documentation format 138 CD/DVD drive activity LED 14 documentation, related 4 © Copyright IBM Corp. 2010 Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com manuals search engine...
  • Page 160 USB hypervisor memory key 103 formatting 127 integrated management module, about 8 installing 56, 58 internal cable routing 39 removing 58, 60 IP address, obtaining for Web interface 124 System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com manuals search engine...
  • Page 161 jumpers, description NMI button 16 for Pass 8 level system board 26 notes 6 for Pass 9 level system board 29 notes, important 134 notices 133 electronic emission 139 FCC, Class A 139 notices and statements 6 LEDs ac power 18 enclosure manager heartbeat 32 Ethernet activity 15, 17 Ethernet icon 15...
  • Page 162 133 using 119 turning off the server 21 using to install operating system 121 turning on the server 20 setup and configuration with ServerGuide 120 System x3650 M2 Type 7947: Installation and User’s Guide Downloaded from www.Manualslib.com manuals search engine...
  • Page 163 United States electronic emission Class A notice 139 United States FCC Class A notice 139 UpdateXpress 13 updating IBM Systems Director 128 server configuration 109, 111 USB connector 14, 17 USB hypervisor memory key installing 103 removing 104 using 123...
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