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Chapter 7. Configuring The Server; Using The Setup Utility Program - Lenovo ThinkServer TD230 Hardware Maintenance Manual

Machine types: 1027, 1029, 1039, and 1040.
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Chapter 7. Configuring the server

The following configuration programs come with the server:
• Setup Utility program
The Setup Utility program is part of the server firmware. You can use the Setup Utility program to view
your server configuration, change the startup device sequence, set the date and time, and set passwords.
For information about using this program, see "Using the Setup Utility program" on page 143.
• Ethernet controller configuration
For information about configuring the Ethernet controller, see "Configuring the Gigabit Ethernet controller"
on page 157.
• INTEL ESRT2 SATA software RAID Configuration Utility program
Use the INTEL ESRT2 SATA software RAID Configuration Utility program to configure the onboard SATA
controller with software RAID capabilities and the devices that are attached to it. For information about
using this program, see "Configuring the onboard SATA software RAID" on page 153.
• ThinkServer RAID 500 Adapter Configuration Utility program
Use the Configuration Utility program forThinkServer RAID 500 Adapter to configure the ThinkServer RAID
500 Adapter with RAID capabilities and the devices that are attached to it. For information about using
this program, see the MegaRAID SAS Software User Guide on the ThinkServer Documentation DVD that
came with you server.
The following table lists the different server configurations and the applications that are available for
configuring and managing RAID arrays.
Table 15. Server configurations and applications for configuring and managing RAID arrays
Server configuration
INTEL ESRT2 SATA software RAID
ThinkServer RAID 500 Adapter
(9240–8i)
ThinkServer 8708EM2 RAID Adapter
Note: If you are using the ThinkServer 8708EM2 RAID Adapter on your server, the RAID management interface
is visible only when the BIOS version on your server is later than S5500.86B.01.00.0059.082320111421
or the BIOS is built later than August 26th, 2011. To update the BIOS version on your server, go to
http://www.lenovo.com/support, and then follow the instructions on the screen to download and install
the appropriate BIOS version.

Using the Setup Utility program

Use the Setup Utility program to perform the following tasks:
• View configuration information
• View and change assignments for devices and I/O ports
• Set the date and time
• Set the startup characteristics of the server and the order of startup devices
• Set and change settings for advanced hardware features
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RAID array configuration (before
operating system is installed)
INTEL ESRT2 Configuration Utility
program (press Ctrl+E to start)
MegaRAID WebBIOS Configuration
Utility (press Ctrl+H to start)
MegaRAID WebBIOS Configuration
Utility (press Ctrl+H to start)
RAID array management (after
operating system is installed)
INTEL RAID Storage Manager
(WebConsole)
MegaRAID Storage Manager (MSM)
MegaRAID Storage Manager (MSM)
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