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  • Page 1 Z10PA-U8 Series User Guide...
  • Page 2 Product warranty or service will not be extended if: (1) the product is repaired, modified or altered, unless such repair, modification of alteration is authorized in writing by ASUS; or (2) the serial number of the product is defaced or missing.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Package contents ..................1-2 Serial number label ..................1-3 Special features..................1-3 1.4.1 Product highlights................ 1-3 1.4.2 Innovative ASUS features ............1-4 Chapter 2: Hardware Information Before you proceed ................... 2-2 Motherboard overview ................2-3 2.2.1 Placement direction..............2-3 2.2.2 Screw holes.................
  • Page 4 3.2.2 Using the dual function power switch .......... 3-3 Chapter 4: BIOS setup Managing and updating your BIOS ............4-2 4.1.1 ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 utility........... 4-2 4.1.2 ASUS EZ Flash Utility ..............4-3 4.1.3 BUPDATER utility ............... 4-4 BIOS setup program .................. 4-6 4.2.1...
  • Page 5 Contents Advanced menu ..................4-10 4.4.1 ACPI Settings ................4-11 4.4.2 Smart Settings................4-11 4.4.3 NCT6779D Super IO Configuration .......... 4-12 4.4.4 Onboard LAN I210 Configuration ..........4-13 4.4.5 Serial Port Console Redirection ..........4-14 4.4.6 APM ..................4-17 4.4.7 Advanced Power Management Configuration......
  • Page 6 Contents Chapter 5: RAID Configuration Setting up RAID ..................5-2 5.1.1 RAID definitions ................5-2 5.1.2 Installing hard disk drives ............5-3 5.1.3 Setting the RAID item in BIOS ............ 5-3 5.1.4 RAID configuration utilities ............5-3 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility ..........5-4 5.2.1 Creating a RAID set ..............
  • Page 7 Installing the Intel I210 Gigabit Adapters driver ........6-19 VGA driver installation ................6-22 ® Intel Rapid Storage Technology enterprise 4.0 installation ....6-24 Appendix A: Reference Information Z10PA-U8 Series block diagram .............. A-2 ASUS contact information ..................1 Z10PA-U8 Series...
  • Page 8: Notices

    Radio Interference Regulations of the Canadian Department of Communications. This class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. REACH Complying with the REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of Chemicals) regulatory framework, we publish the chemical substances in our products at ASUS REACH website at http://csr.asus.com/english/REACH.htm. viii...
  • Page 9: Safety Information

    Safety information Electrical safety • To prevent electrical shock hazard, disconnect the power cable from the electrical outlet before relocating the system. • When adding or removing devices to or from the system, ensure that the power cables for the devices are unplugged before the signal cables are connected. If possible, disconnect all power cables from the existing system before you add a device.
  • Page 10: Australia Statement Notice

    If you require assistance please call ASUS Customer Service 1300 2787 88 or visit us at http://support.asus.com...
  • Page 11: How This Guide Is Organized

    Where to find more information Refer to the following sources for additional information and for product and software updates. ASUS websites The ASUS website provides updated information on ASUS hardware and software products. Refer to the ASUS contact information. Optional documentation Your product package may include optional documentation, such as warranty flyers, that may have been added by your dealer.
  • Page 12: Conventions Used In This Guide

    Conventions used in this guide To ensure that you perform certain tasks properly, take note of the following symbols used throughout this manual. DANGER/WARNING: Information to prevent injury to yourself when trying to complete a task. CAUTION: Information to prevent damage to the components when trying to complete a task IMPORTANT: Instructions that you MUST follow to complete a task.
  • Page 13: Z10pa-u8 Series Specifications Summary

    DDR4 2133 / 1866 / 1600 / 1333 RDIMM / LR-DIMM / NVDIMM Memory Memory Type * Refer to www.asus.com for the latest memory AVL update 4 GB, 8 GB, 16 GB, 32 GB (RDIMM) Memory Size 32 GB, 64 GB (LR-DIMM)
  • Page 14 Z10PA-U8 Optional kits: Storage SAS Controller ASUS PIKE II 3008 8-port SAS 12G RAID card ASUS PIKE II 3108 8-port SAS 12G HW RAID card Graphic Aspeed AST2400 32 MB TPM Header 24-pin SSI power connector + 8-pin SSI 12V...
  • Page 15: Chapter 1: Product Introduction

    Chapter 1: Product Introduction Product introduction This chapter describes the motherboard features and the new technologies it supports.
  • Page 16: Welcome

    Z10PA-U8 Series motherboard! The motherboard delivers a host of new features and latest technologies, making it another standout in the long line of ASUS quality motherboards! Before you start installing the motherboard and hardware devices on it, check the items in your package with the list below.
  • Page 17: Serial Number Label

    Serial number label Before requesting support from the ASUS Technical Support team, you must take note of the motherboard's serial number containing 12 characters xxS2xxxxxxxx shown in the figure below. With the correct serial number of the product, ASUS Technical Support team members can then offer a quicker and satisfying solution to your problems.
  • Page 18: Innovative Asus Features

    1.4.2 Innovative ASUS features ASUS Fan Speed control technology The ASUS Fan Speed control technology smartly adjusts the fan speeds according to the system loading to ensure a quiet, cool, and efficient operation. Chapter 1: Product introduction...
  • Page 19: Chapter 2: Hardware Information

    Chapter 2: Hardware Information Hardware Information This chapter lists the hardware setup procedures that you have to perform when installing system components. It includes description of the jumpers and connectors on the motherboard.
  • Page 20: Before You Proceed

    Before you proceed Take note of the following precautions before you install any motherboard component or change any motherboard settings. • Unplug the power cord from the wall socket before touching any component. • Use a grounded wrist strap or touch a safely grounded object or a metal object, such as the power supply case, before handling components to avoid damaging them due to static electricity. • Hold components by the edges to avoid touching the ICs on them. • Whenever you uninstall any component, place it on a grounded antistatic pad or in the bag that came with the component. • Before you install or remove any component, ensure that the power supply is switched off or the power cord is detached from the power supply.
  • Page 21: Motherboard Overview

    Motherboard overview Before you install the motherboard, study the configuration of your chassis to ensure that the motherboard fits into it. To optimize the features of your motherboard, we highly recommend that you install it in an ATX 2.2 compliant chassis. Ensure to unplug the chassis power cord before installing or removing the motherboard. Failure to do so can cause you physical injury and damage motherboard components! 2.2.1 Placement direction When installing the motherboard, ensure that you place it into the chassis in the correct orientation. The edge with external ports goes to the rear part of the chassis as indicated in the image below.
  • Page 22: Motherboard Layout

    2.2.3 Motherboard layout Z10PA-U8/10G-2S Chapter 2: Hardware information...
  • Page 23 Z10PA-U8 Z10PA-U8 Series...
  • Page 24: Layout Contents

    2.2.4 Layout contents Slots/Sockets Page 1. CPU socket 2. DDR4 sockets 2-13 3. PCI Express x16 / PCI Express x8 2-16 Onboard LEDs Page 1. Standby Power LED (SBPWR1) 2-19 2. Baseboard Management Controller LED (BMCLED1) 2-19 3. CPU Warning LED (ERR_CPU1) 2-20 4. CATT LED (CATTERR1) 2-20 5. Q-Code LEDs (LED1) 2-21 Jumpers Page 1. Clear RTC RAM (CLRTC1) 2-24 2. VGA controller setting (3-pin VGA_SW1) 2-25 3. LAN controller setting (3-pin LAN_SW1, LAN_SW2) 2-25 4. ME firmware force recovery setting (3-pin ME_RCVR1) 2-26...
  • Page 25 Internal connectors Page Serial ATA 6.0 Gb/s connectors (7-pin SATA1-6, SSATA6G_1-4) 2-29 M.2 (NGFF) connector (NGFF1) 2-30 Power Supply SMBus connector (5-pin PSUSMB1) 2-30 USB 2.0 connector (10-1 pin USB56, A-Type USB9) 2-31 USB 3.0 connector (20-1 pin USB3_34) 2-31 CPU, front, and rear fan connectors (4-pin CPU_FAN1, FRNT_FAN1, 2-32 FRNT_FAN2, FRNT_FAN3, FRNT_FAN4, REAR_FAN1) Serial port connector (10-1 pin COM1) 2-32 Trusted Platform Module connector (20-1 pin TPM1) 2-33 EATX power connectors (24-pin EATXPWR1, 8-pin EATX12V1) 2-34 System panel connector (20-1 pin PANEL1) 2-35 Auxiliary panel connector (20-2 pin AUX_PANEL1) 2-36 Hard disk activity LED connector (4-pin HDLED1) 2-37 Chassis Intrusion (2-pin INTRUSION) 2-37 Z10PA-U8 Series...
  • Page 26: Central Processing Unit (cpu)

    Central Processing Unit (CPU) The motherboard comes with a surface mount LGA 2011-3 Socket designed for the Intel ® Xeon E5-2600 v3 processor family. • Upon purchase of the motherboard, ensure that the PnP cap is on the socket and the socket contacts are not bent. Contact your retailer immediately if the PnP cap is missing, or if you see any damage to the PnP cap/socket contacts/motherboard components. ASUS will shoulder the cost of repair only if the damage is shipment/ transit-related. • Keep the cap after installing the motherboard. ASUS will process Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) requests only if the motherboard comes with the cap on the LGA 2011-3 socket. • The product warranty does not cover damage to the socket contacts resulting from incorrect CPU installation/removal, or misplacement/loss/incorrect removal of the PnP cap. 2.3.1 Installing the CPU To install a CPU: Locate the CPU socket on the motherboard. Before installing the CPU, ensure that the socket box is facing toward you and the triangle mark is on the top-right position. Triangle mark...
  • Page 27 Press the left load lever down with your thumb (A), move it to the right until it is released from the retention tab (B) then gently lift the load lever (C). To prevent damage to the socket pins, do not remove the PnP cap unless you are installing a CPU. Load lever Press the right load lever with your thumb (D), move it to the left until it is released from then gently lift the load lever (F). Z10PA-U8 Series...
  • Page 28 Push the left load lever to slightly lift the load plate (G). edge of the Load plate Do not insert the load lever into the retention tab. Hold the edge then gently lift the load plate (H). Load plate Get the CPU. Triangle mark 7. Align and position the CPU over the socket ensuring that the triangle mark on the CPU matches the triangle mark on the socket box.
  • Page 29 (J) then insert the right load lever under the retention tab (K). The PnP cap pops out of the load plate when the right load lever is inserted into the retention tab. Keep the PnP cap. ASUS will process Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) requests only if the motherboard comes with the PnP cap on the LGA 2011 socket. PnP cap 11. Push down the left load lever (L) then Retention tab insert it under the retention tab (M).
  • Page 30 12. Apply some Thermal Interface Material to the exposed area of the CPU that the heatsink will be in contact with. • Ensure that the Thermal Interface Material is spread in an even thin layer. • Some heatsinks come with pre-applied Thermal Interface Material. If so, skip this step. The Thermal Interface Material is toxic and inedible. DO NOT eat it. If it gets into your eyes or touches your skin, wash it off immediately, and seek professional medical help. 13. Connect the CPU fan cable to the connector on the motherboard labeled CPU_FAN1 / CPU_FAN2. DO NOT forget to connect the CPU fan connector! Hardware monitoring errors can occur if you fail to plug this connector. Chapter 2: Hardware information 2-12...
  • Page 31: System Memory

    System memory 2.4.1 Overview The motherboard comes with eight (8) Double Data Rate 4 (DDR4) Dual Inline Memory Modules (DIMM) sockets. The figure illustrates the location of the DDR4 DIMM sockets: 2.4.2 Memory Configurations You may install 4 GB, 8 GB, 16 GB, and 32 GB RDIMMs or 32 GB and 64 GB LR-DIMMs into the DIMM sockets using the memory configurations in this section. • Refer to ASUS Server AVL for the updated list of compatible DIMMs. • When installing DIMMs, always start from slot A1. • Always install DIMMs with the same CAS latency. For optimum compatibility, it is recommended that you obtain memory modules from the same vendor. You can refer to the following recommended memory population: Recommended Memory configuration DIMM 1 DIMM 2 DIMMs 4 DIMMs 8 DIMMs...
  • Page 32: Installing A Dimm On A Single Clip Dimm Socket

    2.4.3 Installing a DIMM on a single clip DIMM socket Press the retaining clip outward to DIMM notch unlock the DIMM socket. Align a DIMM on the socket such that the notch on the DIMM matches the DIMM slot key on the socket. DIMM slot key Unlocked retaining clip A DIMM is keyed with a notch so that it fits in only one direction. DO NOT force a DIMM into a socket in the wrong direction to avoid damaging the DIMM. Hold the DIMM at both ends then insert the DIMM into the socket. Apply force to both ends of the DIMM simultaneously until the retaining clip clicks into place and the DIMM is seated securely in place.
  • Page 33: Expansion Slots

    Expansion slots In the future, you may need to install expansion cards. The following subsections describe the slots and the expansion cards that they support. Ensure to unplug the power cord before adding or removing expansion cards. Failure to do so may cause you physical injury and damage motherboard components. 2.5.1 Installing an expansion card To install an expansion card: Before installing the expansion card, read the documentation that came with it and make the necessary hardware settings for the card.
  • Page 34: Interrupt Assignments

    2.5.3 Interrupt assignments Standard Interrupt assignments Priority Standard function System Timer Keyboard Controller Programmable Interrupt Communications Port (COM2) Communications Port (COM1) Floppy Disk Controller System CMOS/Real Time Clock ACPI Mode when used IRQ Holder for PCI Steering IRQ Holder for PCI Steering PS/2 Compatible Mouse Port Numeric Data Processor Primary IDE Channel Secondary IDE Channel * These IRQs are usually available for ISA or PCI devices. 2.5.4 PCI Express x16 slot (x16 link) The onboard PCIE4 and PCIE6 slots provides one x16 Gen3 link to CPU1 and auto switches to x8 link if PCIE3/PCIE5 is occupied. This slot supports VGA cards and various server class high performance add-on cards. 2.5.5 PCI Express x8 slot (x8 link) The onboard PCIE3 and PCIE5 slots provide one x8 Gen3 link to CPU1. These slots support...
  • Page 35 No. (Slot location) Short description PCIE1 PCI-E x8 (x4 Gen2 link) PCI2 PCIE3 PCI-E x8 (x8 Gen3 Link) PCI-E x16 (x16 Gen3 Link) PCIE4 (Auto switch to x8 Link if slot 3 is occupied) PCIE5 PCI-E x8 (x8 Gen3 Link) PCI-E x16 (x16 Gen3 Link) PCIE6 (Auto switch to x8 Link if slot 5 is occupied) MIO1 MIO (Only for Audio) Z10PA-U8 Series 2-17...
  • Page 36: Installing Asmb8 Series Management Board

    2.5.8 Installing ASMB8 series management board Follow the steps below to install an optional ASMB8 series management board on your motherboard. Locate the Baseboard Management Card header on the motherboard. Orient and press the Management Card in place. Insert the LAN cable plug to the LAN port 1 (dedicated LAN) or LAN port (shared LAN) for server management. Chapter 2: Hardware information 2-18...
  • Page 37: Onboard Leds

    The illustration below shows the location of the onboard LED. Baseboard Management Controller LED (BMCLED1) The green heartbeat LED blinks per second to indicate that the ASMB8 is working normally. The heartbeat LED functions only when you install the ASUS ASMB8. Z10PA-U8 Series 2-19...
  • Page 38: Cpu Warning Led (err_cpu1)

    CPU Warning LED (ERR_CPU1) The CPU warning LEDs light up to indicate failure on the CPU. CATT LED (CATTERR1) The CATT LED indicates that the system has experienced a fatal or catastrophic error and cannot continue to operate. Chapter 2: Hardware information 2-20...
  • Page 39: Q-code Leds (led1)

    Q-Code LEDs (LED1) The Q-Code LED provides a 2-digit display that shows the status of your system. Refer to the Q-Code table of this user guide for more information about the 2-digit codes. Z10PA-U8 Series 2-21...
  • Page 40 Q-Code table Action PHASE POST CODE TYPE DESCRIPTIONz Progress First post code(POWER_ON_POST_CODE) Progress Load BSP microcode(MICROCODE_POST_CODE) Security Phase Progress Set cache as ram for PEI phase(CACHE_ENABLED_POST_CODE) Progress CPU Early init.(CPU_EARLY_INIT_POST_CODE) Progress initializes South bridge for PEI preparation Progress PEI Core Entry Progress NB initialize before installed memory Progress SB initialize before installed memory 78~00 Progress Wait BMC ready(duration: 120 seconds). MRC Progress QPI initialization MRC Progress QPI initialization MRC Progress QPI initialization MRC Progress...
  • Page 41 Q-Code table Action PHASE POST CODE TYPE DESCRIPTION Progress DXE Core Started Progress DXE NVRAM Init. Progress SB run-time init. Progress DXE CPU Init Progress NB Init. DXE(Driver Progress NB Init. Execution Progress NB Init. Environment) phase Progress SB Init. Progress SB Init. Progress SB Init. Progress ACPI Init. Progress CSM Init. Progress BDS started Progress Connect device event Progress PCI Bus Enumeration.
  • Page 42: Jumpers

    Jumpers Clear RTC RAM (3-pin CLRTC1) This jumper allows you to clear the Real Time Clock (RTC) RAM in CMOS. You can clear the CMOS memory of date, time, and system setup parameters by erasing the CMOS RTC RAM data. The onboard button cell battery powers the RAM data in CMOS which include system setup information such as system passwords. To erase the RTC RAM: Turn OFF the computer and unplug the power cord. Move the jumper cap from the default pins 1–2 to pins 2–3. Keep the cap on pins 2–3 for about 5 to 10 seconds, then move the cap back to pins 1–2. Plug the power cord and turn ON the computer. Hold down the <Del> key during the boot process and enter BIOS setup to re- enter data.
  • Page 43: Vga Controller Setting (3-pin Vga_sw1)

    VGA controller setting (3-pin VGA_SW1) This jumper allows you to enable or disable the onboard VGA controller. Set to pins 1–2 to activate the VGA feature. LAN controller setting (3-pin LAN_SW1, LAN_SW2) These jumpers allow you to enable or disable the onboard LAN_SW1 or LAN_SW2. Set to pins 1–2 to activate the Gigabit LAN feature. Z10PA-U8 Series 2-25...
  • Page 44: Me Firmware Force Recovery Setting (3-pin Me_rcvr1)

    ME firmware force recovery setting (3-pin ME_RCVR1) ® This jumper allows you to force Intel Management Engine (ME) boot from recovery mode when ME becomes corrupted. DDR4 thermal event setting (3-pin DIMMTRIP1) This jumper allows you to enable or disable DDR4 DIMM thermal sensing event pin. Chapter 2: Hardware information 2-26...
  • Page 45: Raid Configuration Utility Selection (3-pin Raid_sel1)

    RAID configuration utility selection (3-pin RAID_SEL1) This jumper allows you to select the RAID configuration utility to use when you create disk arrays. Place the jumper caps over pins 1–2 to use the third party software LSI MegaRAID software RAID Configuration Utility; otherwise, place the jumper caps to ® pins 2–3 to use the Intel Rapid Storage Technology enterprise SATA Option ROM Utility. PMBus 1.2 PSU select jumper (3-pin SMART_PSU1) This jumper allows you to select PSU PMBus version. Set to pins 1–2 for PMBus, set to pins 2–3 for others. Z10PA-U8 Series 2-27...
  • Page 46: Connectors

    Connectors 2.8.1 Rear panel connectors PS/2 keyboard/mouse port (purple/green): This port is for a PS/2 keyboard or mouse. RJ-45 port for iKVM: This RJ-45 port functions when you enable the ASMB8 controller. Video Graphics Adapter (VGA) port: This port is for a VGA monitor or other VGA- compatible devices. 4. SFP+ ports: These port is for connecting the enhanced small form-factor pluggable (SFP+) module that supports data rates up to 10 Gbps. RJ-45 ports for LAN: These ports allows Gigabit connection to a LAN through a network hub. Refer to the LAN port LED indications table for more information. Power-on Button: Press this button to turn on the system. USB 2.0 ports 1 and 2: These two 4-pin Universal Serial Bus (USB) ports are available for connecting USB 2.0 devices. USB 3.0 ports 1 and 2: These two 4-pin Universal Serial Bus (USB) ports are available for connecting USB 3.0 devices. SFP+ LEDs: These LEDs indicates the link status and the link speed of the SFP+ ports. Refer to the table below for the SFP+ LED indications. Management LAN port LED indications Activity/Link LED Speed LED ACT/LINK Dedicated Management LAN port LED indications SPEED...
  • Page 47: Internal Connectors

    2.8.2 Internal connectors Serial ATA 6.0 Gb/s connectors (7-pin SATA1-6, SSATA1-4) ® Supported by the Intel 612 Series chipset, this connector is for the Serial ATA signal cables for Serial ATA hard disk drives that allows up to 6 Gb/s of data transfer rate. If you installed Serial ATA hard disk drives, you can create a RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10, or RAID 5 configuration. The actual data transfer rate depends on the speed of Serial ATA hard disks installed. Z10PA-U8 Series 2-29...
  • Page 48: Ngff) Connector (ngff1)

    M.2 (NGFF) connector (NGFF1) This connector allows you to install an M.2 device. This connector supports type 2242 devices on the SATA interface. The M.2 (NGFF) device is purchased separately Power Supply SMBus connector (5-pin PSUSMB1) This connector allows you to connect SMBus (System Management Bus) to the PSU (power supply unit) to read PSU information. Devices communicate with an SMBus host and/or other SMBus devices using the SMBus interface. This connector functions only when you install the ASUS ASMB8. Power supply is required to meet PMBus specification and customized BMC FW may be needed. Please contact ASUS if your need further support. Chapter 2: Hardware information 2-30...
  • Page 49: Usb 2.0 Connector (10-1 Pin Usb56, A-type Usb9)

    USB 2.0 connector (10-1 pin USB56, A-Type USB9) These connectors are for USB 2.0 ports. Connect the USB module cables to connectors USB56. These USB connectors comply with USB 2.0 specification that supports up to 480 Mb/s connection speed. USB 3.0 connector (20-1 pin USB3_34) This connector allows you to connect a USB 3.0 module for additional USB 3.0 front or rear panel ports. With an installed USB 3.0 module, you can enjoy all the benefits of USB 3.0 including faster data transfer speeds of up to 5Gbps, faster charging time for USB-chargeable devices, optimized power efficiency, and backward compatibility with USB 2.0. Z10PA-U8 Series 2-31...
  • Page 50: Cpu, Front, And Rear Fan Connectors

    CPU, front, and rear fan connectors (4-pin CPU_FAN1, FRNT_FAN1, FRNT_FAN2, FRNT_FAN3, FRNT_FAN4, REAR_FAN1) The fan connectors support cooling fans. Connect the fan cables to the fan connectors on the motherboard, ensuring that the black wire of each cable matches the ground pin of the connector. • DO NOT forget to connect the fan cables to the fan connectors. Insufficient air flow inside the system may damage the motherboard components. • These are not jumpers! DO NOT place jumper caps on the fan connectors! • All fans feature the ASUS Smart Fan technology. Serial port connector (10-1 pin COM1) This connector is for the serial COM port. Connect the serial port module cable to one of these connectors, then install the module to a slot opening at the back of the system chassis. Chapter 2: Hardware information 2-32...
  • Page 51: Trusted Platform Module Connector (20-1 Pin Tpm1)

    Trusted Platform Module connector (20-1 pin TPM1) This connector supports a Trusted Platform Module (TPM) system, which can securely store keys, digital certificates, passwords, and data. A TPM system also helps enhance network security, protects digital identities, and ensures platform integrity. Z10PA-U8 Series 2-33...
  • Page 52: Eatx Power Connectors (24-pin Eatxpwr1, 8-pin Eatx12v1)

    EATX power connectors (24-pin EATXPWR1, 8-pin EATX12V1) These connectors are for the SSI or ATX power supply plugs. The power supply plugs are designed to fit these connectors in only one orientation. Find the proper orientation and push down firmly until the connectors completely fit. • DO NOT forget to connect the 24+8-pin power plugs when using 85W or below CPU; otherwise, the system will not boot up. • Use of a PSU with a higher power output is recommended when configuring a system with more power-consuming devices. The system may become unstable or may not boot up if the power is inadequate.
  • Page 53: System Panel Connector (20-1 Pin Panel1)

    System panel connector (20-1 pin PANEL1) This connector supports several chassis-mounted functions. System power LED (3-pin PLED) This 3-pin connector is for the system power LED. Connect the chassis power LED cable to this connector. The system power LED lights up when you turn on the system power, and blinks when the system is in sleep mode. Message LED (2-pin MLED) This 2-pin connector is for the message LED cable that connects to the front message LED. The message LED is controlled by Hardware monitor to indicate an abnormal event occurance. System warning speaker (4-pin SPEAKER) This 4-pin connector is for the chassis-mounted system warning speaker. The speaker allows you to hear system beeps and warnings.
  • Page 54: Auxiliary Panel Connector (20-2 Pin Aux_panel1)

    Auxiliary panel connector (20-2 pin AUX_PANEL1) This connector is for additional front panel features including front panel SMB, locator LED and switch, and LAN LEDs. Front panel SMB (10-2 pin FPSMB) These connectors are for the front panel SMBus cable. LAN activity LED (2-pin LAN1_LINKACTLED, LAN2_LINKACTLED) These connectors are for Gigabit LAN activity LEDs on the front panel. Locator LED (2-pin LOCATORLED1, LOCATORLED2) These connectors are for the locator LED1 and LED2 on the front panel. Connect the Locator LED cables to these 2-pin connector. The LEDs will light up when the Locator button is pressed. Locator Button/Switch (2-pin LOCATORBTN#) These connectors are for the locator button on the front panel. This button queries the state of the system locator. Chapter 2: Hardware information 2-36...
  • Page 55: Hard Disk Activity Led Connector (4-pin Hdled1)

    Hard disk activity LED connector (4-pin HDLED1) This LED connector is for the storage add-on card cable connected to the SATA or SAS add-on card. The read or write activities of any device connected to the SATA or SAS add-on card causes the front panel LED to light up. Chassis Intrusion (2-pin INTRUSION) These leads are for the intrusion detection feature for chassis with intrusion sensor or microswitch. When you remove any chassis component, the sensor triggers and sends a high level signal to these leads to record a chassis intrusion event.
  • Page 56 Chapter 2: Hardware information 2-38...
  • Page 57: Chapter 3: Powering Up

    Chapter 3: Powering Up Powering Up This chapter describes the power up sequence, and ways of shutting down the system.
  • Page 58: Starting Up For The First Time

    Starting up for the first time After making all the connections, replace the system case cover. Be sure that all switches are off. Connect the power cord to the power connector at the back of the system chassis. Connect the power cord to a power outlet that is equipped with a surge protector. Turn on the devices in the following order: Monitor External storage devices (starting with the last device on the chain)
  • Page 59: Powering Off The Computer

    Powering off the computer 3.2.1 Using the OS shut down function ® Using Windows Server 2008 R2: Click the Start button, move the cursor to the triangle on the right of Log off, then click Shut Down. From the Shutdown Event Tracker, select the option that best describes why you want to shut down the computer.
  • Page 60 Chapter 3: Powering up...
  • Page 61: Chapter 4: Bios Setup

    Chapter 4: BIOS setup BIOS setup This chapter tells how to change the system settings through the BIOS Setup menus. Detailed descriptions of the BIOS parameters are also provided.
  • Page 62: Managing And Updating Your Bios

    BIOS in the future. Copy the original motherboard BIOS using the BUPDATER utility. 4.1.1 ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 utility The ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 is an auto recovery tool that allows you to restore the BIOS file when it fails or gets corrupted during the updating process. You can update a corrupted BIOS file using a USB flash drive that contains the updated BIOS file.
  • Page 63: Asus Ez Flash Utility

    4.1.2 ASUS EZ Flash Utility The ASUS EZ Flash Utility feature allows you to update the BIOS without having to use a DOS-based utility. Before you start using this utility, download the latest BIOS from the ASUS website at www.asus.com. To update the BIOS using EZ Flash Utility: Insert the USB flash disk that contains the latest BIOS file into the USB port. Enter the BIOS setup program. Go to the Tool menu then select ASUS EZ Flash Utility.
  • Page 64: Bupdater Utility

    The succeeding BIOS screens are for reference only. The actual BIOS screen displays may not be the same as shown. The BUPDATER utility allows you to update the BIOS file in the DOS environment using a bootable USB flash disk drive with the updated BIOS file. Updating the BIOS file To update the BIOS file using the BUPDATER utility: Visit the ASUS website at www.asus.com and download the latest BIOS file for the motherboard. Save the BIOS file to a bootable USB flash disk drive. Copy the BUPDATER utility (BUPDATER.exe) from the ASUS support website at support.asus.com to the bootable USB flash disk drive you created earlier. Boot the system in DOS mode, then at the prompt, type: BUPDATER /i[filename].CAP where [filename] is the latest or the original BIOS file on the bootable USB flash disk drive, then press <Enter>. A:\>BUPDATER /i[file name].CAP Chapter 4: BIOS setup...
  • Page 65 The utility verifies the file, then starts updating the BIOS file. ASUS Tek. EzFlash Utility Current Platform New Platform Platform : Z10PA-U8 Platform : Z10PA-U8 Version : 0001 Version : 0002 Build date: 05/13/2014 Build date: 08/28/2014 Start Programming Flash. DO NOT SHUTDOWN THE SYSTEM!!! Write DO NOT shut down or reset the system while updating the BIOS to prevent system boot failure! The utility returns to the DOS prompt after the BIOS update process is completed.
  • Page 66: Bios Setup Program

    If the system becomes unstable after changing any BIOS settings, load the default settings to ensure system compatibility and stability. Press <F5> and select Yes to load the BIOS default settings. • The BIOS setup screens shown in this section are for reference purposes only, and may not exactly match what you see on your screen. • Visit the ASUS website (www.asus.com) to download the latest BIOS file for this motherboard. Chapter 4: BIOS setup...
  • Page 67: Bios Menu Screen

    4.2.1 BIOS menu screen Menu items Menu bar Configuration fields General help Navigation keys 4.2.2 Menu bar The menu bar on top of the screen has the following main items: Main For changing the basic system configuration Advanced For changing the advanced system settings IntelRCSetup For changing the Intel RC settings For changing the Server Mgmt settings Server Mgmt...
  • Page 68: Menu Items

    4.2.3 Menu items The highlighted item on the menu bar displays the specific items for that menu. For example, selecting Main shows the Main menu items. The other items (Event Logs, Advanced, Monitor, Boot, Tool, and Exit) on the menu bar have their respective menu items. 4.2.4 Submenu items A solid triangle before each item on any menu screen means that the item has a submenu. To display the submenu, select the item then press <Enter>. 4.2.5 Navigation keys At the bottom right corner of a menu screen are the navigation keys for the BIOS setup program. Use the navigation keys to select items in the menu and change the settings.
  • Page 69: Main Menu

    Main menu When you enter the BIOS Setup program, the Main menu screen appears. The Main menu provides you an overview of the basic system information, and allows you to set the system date, time, language, and security settings. 4.3.1 System Date [Day xx/xx/xxxx] Allows you to set the system date. 4.3.2 System Time [xx:xx:xx] Allows you to set the system time. Z10PA-U8 Series...
  • Page 70: Advanced Menu

    Advanced menu The Advanced menu items allow you to change the settings for the CPU and other system devices. Take caution when changing the settings of the Advanced menu items. Incorrect field values can cause the system to malfunction. Optimized Performance Settings [Default] This item shows the recommended BIOS setting to optimize for performance. The configuration options depends on the installed CPU and chipset.
  • Page 71: Acpi Settings

    4.4.1 ACPI Settings Enable ACPI Auto Configuration [Disabled] Allows you to enable or disable the BIOS ACPI Auto Configuration. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] Enable Hibernation [Enabled] Allows you to enable or disable the ability of the system to hibernate (OS/Sleep State). Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] This option may be not effective with some OS. ACPI Sleep State [S3 (Suspend to RAM)] Select the highest ACPI sleep state the system will enter when the SUSPEND is pressed.
  • Page 72: Nct6779d Super Io Configuration

    4.4.3 NCT6779D Super IO Configuration Serial Port 1 Configuration Allows you to set the parameters of Serial Port 1/ Serial Port 2. Serial Port [Enabled] Allows you to enable or disable Serial Port. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] Change Settings [Auto] Allows you to choose the setting for Super IO device. Configuration options: [Auto] [IO=3F8h; IRQ=4;] [IO=3F8h; IRQ=3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12;] [IO=2F8h; IRQ=3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12;] [IO=3E8h; IRQ=3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12;] [IO=2E8h; IRQ=3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12;]...
  • Page 73: Onboard Lan I210 Configuration

    4.4.4 Onboard LAN I210 Configuration Intel Lan1/Lan2 Enable [Enabled] Allows you to enable or disable the Intel LAN. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] Intel LAN ROM Type [PXE] Allows you to select the Intel LAN ROM type. Configuration options: [Disabled] [PXE] [iSCSI] Z10PA-U8 Series 4-13...
  • Page 74: Serial Port Console Redirection

    4.4.5 Serial Port Console Redirection COM1/COM2 Console Redirection [Disabled] Allows you to enable or disable the console redirection feature. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] The following item appears only when you set Console Redirection to [Enabled]. Console Redirection Settings This item becomes configurable only when you enable the Console Redirection item. The settings specify how the host computer and the remote computer (which the user is using) will exchange data.
  • Page 75 Terminal Type [VT-UTF8] Allows you to set the terminal type. [VT100] ASCII char set. [VT100+] Extends VT100 to support color, function keys, et. [VT-UTF8] Uses UTF8 encoding to map Unicode chars onto 1 or more bytes [ANSI] Extended ASCII char set Bits per second [57600] Selects serial port transmission speed. The speed must be matched on the other side. Long or noisy lines may require lower speeds. Configuration options: [9600] [19200] [38400] [57600] [115200] Data Bits [8] Configuration options: [7] [8]...
  • Page 76: Console Redirection Settings

    Redirection After BIOS POST [Bootloader] This setting allows you to specify if Bootloader is selected than Legacy console redirection. Configuration options: [Always Enable] [Bootloader] Serial Port for Out-of-Band Management/ Windows Emergency Management Services (EMS) Console Redirection [Disabled] Allows you to enable or disable the console redirection feature. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] The following item appears only when you set Console Redirection to [Enabled].
  • Page 77: Apm

    4.4.6 Allows you to configure the Advance Power Management (APM) settings. Restore AC Power Loss [Last State] When set to [Power Off], the system goes into off state after an AC power loss. When set to [Power On], the system will reboot after an AC power loss. When set to [Last State], the system goes into either off or on state, whatever the system state was before the AC power loss. Configuration options: [Power Off] [Power On] [Last State] Power On By PCIE [Disabled] [Disabled] Disables the PCIE devices to generate a wake event. [Enabled] Enables the PCIE devices to generate a wake event. Power On By Ring [Disabled] [Disabled] Disables the PCIE devices to generate a wake event. [Enabled] Enables the PCIE devices to generate a wake event. Power On By RTC [Disabled] [Disabled] Disables RTC to generate a wake event. [Enabled] When set to [Enabled], the items RTC Alarm Date (Days) and Hour/ Minute/Second will become user-configurable with set values.
  • Page 78: Advanced Power Management Configuration

    4.4.7 Advanced Power Management Configuration Allows you to configure the advanced power management features of the system. Power Boost [Normal] Allows you to increase extra power input to processor(s) and computing performance depending on applications. Configuration options: [Normal] [High] [Extreme] Make sure your thermal solution and power supply are able to handle this circumstances. Chapter 4: BIOS setup 4-18...
  • Page 79: Pci Subsystem Settings

    4.4.8 PCI Subsystem Settings Allows you to configure PCI, PCI-X, and PCI Express Settings. Load RT32 Image [Enabled] Allows you to enable or disable RT32 Image Loading. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] Above 4G Decoding [Disabled] Allows you to enable or disable 64-bit capable devices to be decoded in above 4G address space. It only works if the system supports 64-bit PCI decoding. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] SR-IOV Support [Disabled] This option enables or disables SIngle Root IO Virtualization Support if the system has SR-...
  • Page 80: Network Stack Configuration

    4.4.9 Network Stack Configuration Allows you to configure the netword stack configuration. Network stack [Disabled] Enables or disables the network stack feature. Configuration options: [Disable] [Enable] The following item appears only when Network stack is set to [Enabled]. Ipv4 PXE Support [Enabled] Enables or disables the Ipv4 PXE Boot Support. If disabled, Ipv4 PXE boot option will not be created. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]. Ipv6 PXE Support [Enabled] Enables or disables the Ipv6 PXE Boot Support. If disabled, Ipv6 PXE boot option will not be created. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]. PXE boot wait time [0] Wait time to press ESC key to abort the PXE boot. Media detect time [0] Wait time (in seconds) to detect media.
  • Page 81: Csm Configuration

    4.4.10 CSM Configuration CSM Support [Enabled] This option allows you to enable or disable CSM Support. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] GateA20 Active [Upon Request] This allows you to set the GA20 option. Configuration options: [Upon Request] [Always] Option ROM Messages [Force BIOS] This allows you to set the display mode for option ROM. Configuration options: [Force BIOS] [Keep Current] Boot Option filter [Legacy only] This option allows you to control the Legacy/UEFI ROMs priority.
  • Page 82: Trusted Computing

    4.4.11 Trusted Computing Configuration Security Device Support [Disabled] Allows you to enable or disable the BIOS support for security device. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] Chapter 4: BIOS setup 4-22...
  • Page 83: Usb Configuration

    4.4.12 USB Configuration Legacy USB Support [Enabled] Allows you to enable or disable Legacy USB device support. Configuration options: [Enabled] [Disabled] [Auto] XHCI Hand-off [Enabled] This is a workaround for 0Ses without XHCI hand-off support. The XHCI ownership change should be claimed by XHCI driver. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] EHCI Hand-off [Disabled] This is a workaround for 0Ses without EHCI hand-off support. The EHCI ownership change should be claimed by EHCI driver. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] USB Mass Storage Driver Support [Enabled] Allows you to enable or disable the USB Mass Storage drvier support.
  • Page 84: Iscsi Configuration

    USB hardware delays and time-outs USB transfer time-out [20 sec] The time-out value for control, bulk, and interrupt transfer. Configuration options: [1 sec] [5 sec] [10 sec] [20 sec] Device reset time-out [20 sec] USB mass storage device start unit command time-out. Configuration options: [10 sec] [20 sec] [30 sec] [40 sec] Device power-up delay [Auto] This is the maximum time the device will take before it properly reports itself to the host controller. Configuration options: [Auto] [Manual] Mass Storage Devices The following item appears only when a USB device is detected by the system. Generic 8.07 [Auto] Allows you to select the mass storage device emulation type.
  • Page 85: Intelrcsetup Menu

    IntelRCSetup menu The IntelRCSetup menu items allow you to change the processor and chipset settings. Z10PA-U8 Series 4-25...
  • Page 86: Processor Configuration

    4.5.1 Processor Configuration Per Socket Configuration Allows you to set the number of cores to enable. 0 means all cores. Total of 14 cores available. Hyper Threading [Enabled] Allows you to enable or disable the Intel Hyper-Threading Technology function. When ® disabled, only one thread per activated core is enabled. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] Execute Disable Bit [Enabled] XD can prevent certain classes of malicious buffer overflow attacks when combined with a supporting OS (Windows Server 2003 SP1, Windows XP SP2, SuSE Linux 9.2, Redhat...
  • Page 87 Enable SMX [Disabled] Enables the Safer Mode Extensions Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] Hardware Prefetcher [Enabled] This Item allows you to turn on/off the mid level cache(L2) streamer prefetcher. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] Adjacent Cache Prefetch [Enabled] This Item allows you to turn on/off prefetching of adjacent cache lines. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] DCU Streamer Prefetcher [Enabled] This Item allows you to enable or disable prefetcher of next L1 data line.
  • Page 88: Advanced Power Management Configuration

    4.5.2 Advanced Power Management Configuration Power Technology [Energy Efficient] This item allows you to enable power management features. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Energy Efficient] [Custom] Config TDP [Disabled] This item allows you to enable/disable the Config TDP. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] CPU Advanced PM Turning This item allows you to set additional CPU Power Management settings. Energy Perf BIAS Energy Performance Tuning [Disabled] Allows your system to select from BIOS or operating system to choose enable energy performance bias tuning.
  • Page 89: Common Refcode Configuration

    Power/Performance Switch [Enabled] Allows you to switch between Power or performance. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] Workload Configuration [Balanced] Optimization for the workload characterization. Configuration options: [Balanced] [I/O sensitive] Averaging Time Window [23] This is used to control the effective window of the average for CO and PO time. PO TotalTimeThreshold Low [35] The HW switching mechanism disables the performance setting (0) when the total PO time is less than this threshold.
  • Page 90: Memory Configuration

    4.5.4 Memory Configuration Enforce POR [Auto] Allows you to enforce POR restrictions for DDR4 frequency adn voltage programming. Configuration options: [Auto] [Enforce POR] [Disabled] [Enforce Stretch Goals] Memory Frequency [Auto] Allows you to select the memory frequency setting. Configuration options: [Auto] [1333] [1600] [1866] [2133] Halt on mem Training Error [Enabled] Allows you to enable or disable halt on mem Training Error. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] ECC Support [Auto] Allows you to enable or disable the ECC support.
  • Page 91 C/A Parity Enable [Auto] Allows you to enable or disable the DDR4's command address parity. Configuration options: [Auto] [Disabled] [Enabled] Memory Topology Displays memory topology with DIMM population information. Memory Thermal Allows you to configure thermal settings. Set Throttling Mode [Disabled] Configuration options: [Disabled] [OLTT] [CLTT] OLLT Peak BW [xxx] Allows you to set the peak allowed bandwidth for OLTT. This is in percentage and valid offset values is from 25-100. DIMM Tem Stat [xx] Allows you to select DIMMTEMPSTAT as temp_mid or tem_hi.
  • Page 92 Mem Electrical Throttling [Disabled] Allows you to configure Memory Electical throttling. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] [Auto] Memory Map Channel Interleaving [Auto] Select different channel interleaving setting. Configuration options: [Auto] [1-way Interleave] [2-way Interleave] [3-way Interleave] [4- way Interleave] Rank Interleaving [Auto] Select different rank interleaving setting. Configuration options: [Auto] [1-way Interleave] [2-way Interleave] [4-way Interleave] [8- way Interleave] Memory RAS Configuration RAS Mode [Disabled] Allows you to enable or disable RAS Modes. Enabling Sparing and Mirroring is not supported. In case enabled, Sparing will be selected.
  • Page 93: Iio Configuration

    4.5.5 IIO Configuration EV DFX Features [Disabled] Set this option to allow DFX Lock Bits to remain clear. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] PCIE Slot Option ROM Configuration PCIE1/ PCIE2/ PCIE3/ PCIE4/ PCIE6 Option ROM [Disabled] Allows you to enable or disable the PCIE1/ PCIE2/ PCIE3/ PCIE4/ PCIE6 Option ROM. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] Intel VT for Directed I/O (VT-d) Intel VT for Directed I/O (VT-d) [Enabled] Allows you to enable or disable the Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O.
  • Page 94: Pch Configuration

    4.5.6 PCH Configuration PCH Devices DeepSx Power Policies [Disabled] Allows you to configure the DeepSx Mode configuration. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled in S5] [Enabled in S4 and S5] PCI Express Configuration Chapter 4: BIOS setup 4-34...
  • Page 95 PCH DMI ASPM [Enabled] Allows you to configure the PCH DMI ASPM. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] PCI Express Root Port 1 to Port 8 Allows you to configure the PCI Express Root port settings. PCIE ASMP [Disable ASPM] Allows you to configure the PCH DMI ASPM. Configuration options: [Disable ASPM] [ASPM L0s] [ASPM L1] [ASPM L0sL1] [ASPM Auto] PCH sSATA Configuration sSATA Controller [Enabled] Allows you to enable or disable the sSATA Controller.
  • Page 96 PCH SATA Configuration SATA Controller [Enabled] Allows you to enable or disable the SATA Controller. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] Configure SATA as [AHCI] Allows you to identify the SATA port is connected to Solid State Drive or Hard Disk Drive. Configuration options: [IDE] [AHCI] [RAID] Support Aggressive Link Power Management [Enabled] Allows you to enable or disable the Suport Aggressive Link Power (SALP) Management. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] SATA Port 1~6 Port 1/ Port 2/ Port 3/ Port 4/ Port 5/ Port 6 [Enabled] Allows you to enable or disable the SATA port Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] USB Configuration...
  • Page 97: Miscellaneous Configuration

    The following items appears only when the USB Ports Per-Port Disable Control is set to [Enabled]. USB Port #1/ #2/ #3/ #4/ #5/ #6/ #7/ #8 [Enabled] Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] USB 3.0 Port #1/ #2/ #3/ #4 [Enabled] Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] Platform Thermal Configuration PCH Thermal Device [Auto] Allows you to enable or disable the PCH Thermal Device (D31:F6).
  • Page 98: Server Me Configuration

    4.5.8 Server ME Configuration Displays the Server ME Technology parameters on your system. 4.5.9 Runtime Error Logging Runtime Error Logging S/W Error Injection Support [Disabled] When enabled, S/W Error Injection is supported by unlocking MSR 0x790. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] Whea Settings WHEA Support [Disabled] This item allows you to enable or disable the WHEA support. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] Memory Error Enabling Memory corrected Error enabling [Disabled] This item allows you to enable or disable memory corrected Errors.
  • Page 99: Server Mgmt Menu

    Server Mgmt menu The Server Management menu displays the server management status and allows you to change the settings. OS Watchdog Timer [Disabled] This item allows you to start a BIOS timer which can only be shut off by Intel Management Software after the OS loads.
  • Page 100: System Event Log

    System Event Log Allows you to change the SEL event log configuration. SEL Components [Enabled] Allows you to enable or disable all features of system Event Logging during boot. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] • The following items appears only when you set SEL Components to [Enabled]. • All values changed here do not take effect until computer is restarted. Erase SEL [No] Allows you to choose options for erasing SEL. Configuration options: [No] [Yes, On next reset] [Yes, On every reset] When SEL is Full [Do Nothing] Allows you to choose options for reactions to a full SEL.
  • Page 101: Bmc Network Configuration

    BMC network configuration The sub-items in this configuration allow you to configure the BMC network parameters. Config Address source DM_LAN1/Shared LAN [Unspecified] This item allows you to configure LAN channel parameters statically or dynamically (by BIOS or BMC). Unspecified option will not modify any BMC network parameters during BIOS phase. Configuration options: [Unspecified] [Static] [DynamicBmcDhcp] View System Event Log This item allows you to view the system event log records. IPv6 BMC Network Configuration This item allows you to configure the parameter settings of IPv6 BMC network. Z10PA-U8 Series 4-41...
  • Page 102 IPv6 Display Full Field [Enable] Displays the full or brief IPv6 Field. Configuration options: [Disable] [Enable] IPv6 Display Full Formula [Enable] Displays the full or brief IPv6 Formula. Configuration options: [Disable] [Enable] IPv6 Display Letter Case [Upper Case] Displays the uppercase or lowercase letters of the alphabet. Configuration options: [Lower Case] [Upper Case] IPv6 BMC LAN IP Address source [Previous State] Select to configure LAN channel parameters statically or dynamically(by BIOS or...
  • Page 103 The following item appears only when you set IP BMC Lan Option to [Enable]. IPv6 BMC LAN IP Address Source [Previous State] Select to configure LAN channel parameters statically or dynamically(by BIOS or BMC). Configuration options: [Previous State] [Static] [Dynamic-Obtained by BMC running DHCP] The following items appear only when you set IP BMC Lan IP Address Source to [Static]. IPv6 BMC LAN IP Address Allows you to input IPv6 BMC Lan IP address.
  • Page 104: Event Logs Menu

    Event Logs menu The Event Logs menu items allow you to change the event log settings and view the system event logs. 4.7.1 Change Smbios Event Log Settings Press <Enter> to change the Smbios Event Log configuration. All values changed here do not take effect until computer is restarted. Enabling/Disabling Options Smbios Event Log [Enabled] Change this to enable or disable all features of Smbios Event Logging during boot. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] Erasing Settings Erase Event Log [No]...
  • Page 105: View Smbios Event Log

    Smbios Event Log Standard Settings Log System Boot Event [Disabled] Allows you to choose options to enable/disable logging of System boot event. Configuration options: [Enabled] [Disabled] MECI [1] Mutiple Event Count Increment (MECI). The number of occurrences of a duplicate event that must pass before the multiplt-event counter associated with the log entry is updated, specified as a numeric value in the range 1 to 255. METW [60] Mutiple Event Time Windows (METW). The number of minutes which must pass between duplicate log entries which utilize a multiple-event counter.
  • Page 106: Monitor Menu

    +5VSB Voltage, +5V Voltage, +12V Voltage, +3.3V Voltage, VBAT Voltage, +3.3VSB Voltage The onboard hardware monitor automatically detects the voltage output through the onboard voltage regulators. CPU FAN1&2 and FRNT FAN1 mode [Generic Speed] Allows you to configure the ASUS Smart Fan feature that smartly adjusts the fan speeds for more efficient system operation. Configuration options: [Generic Speed] [High Speed Speed] [Full Speed Speed] [Manual] Duty % [50] This item appears only when CPU FAN1&2 and FRNT FAN1 mode is set to [Manual].
  • Page 107: Security Menu

    Security menu This menu allows a new password to be created or a current password to be cchanged. The menu also enables or disables the Secure Boot state and lets the user configure the System Mode state. Administrator Password To set an administrator password: Select the Administrator Password item and press <Enter>. From the Create New Password box, key in a password, then press <Enter>. Confirm the password when prompted. To change an administrator password: Select the Administrator Password item and press <Enter>.
  • Page 108: User Password

    User Password To set a user password: Select the User Password item and press <Enter>. From the Create New Password box, key in a password, then press <Enter>. Confirm the password when prompted. To change a user password: Select the User Password item and press <Enter>. From the Enter Current Password box, key in the current password, then press <Enter>. From the Create New Password box, key in a new password, then press <Enter>. Confirm the password when prompted. To clear a user password: Select the Clear User Password item and press <Enter>. Select Yes from the Warning message window then press <Enter>.
  • Page 109 Key Management This item only appears when the item Secure Boot Mode is set to [Custom]. The Key Management item allows you to modify Secure Boot variables and set Key Management page. Default Key Provision [Disabled] Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] Enroll All Factory Default Keys This item will ask you if you want to Install Factory Default secure keys. Select Yes if you want to load the default secure keys, otherwise select No. Save All Secure Boot Variables This item will ask you if you want to save all secure boot variables. Select Yes if you want to save all secure boot variables, otherwise select No. Platform Key (PK)/ Key Exchange Key (KEK)/ Authorized Signatures (DB)/ Authorized TimeStamps (DBT)/ Forbidden Signatures (DBX) Configuration options: [Delete] [Set New] [Append] Configuration options: [Set New] [Delete] [Append]...
  • Page 110: Boot Menu

    4.10 Boot menu The Boot menu items allow you to change the system boot options. Setup Prompt Timeout [xx] Use the <+> and <-> keys to adjust the number of seconds to wait for setup activation key. Bootup NumLock State [On] Allows you to select the power-on state for the NumLock. Configuration options: [Off] [On] Boot Logo Display [Disabled] Allows you to enable or disable the full screen logo display feature. Configuration options: [Auto] [Full Screen] [Disabled] POST Report [5 sec] Allows you to set the desired POST Report waiting time from 1 to 10 seconds.
  • Page 111: Tool Menu

    4.11 Tool menu The Tool menu items allow you to configure options for special functions. Select an item then press <Enter> to display the submenu. ASUS EZ Flash Allows you to run ASUS EZ Flash BIOS ROM Utility when you press <Enter>. Refer to the ASUS EZ Flash Utility section for details. Z10PA-U8 Series 4-51...
  • Page 112: Exit Menu

    4.12 Exit menu The Exit menu items allow you to save or discard your changes to the BIOS items. Pressing <Esc> does not immediately exit this menu. Select one of the options from this menu or <F10> from the legend bar to exit. Save Changes &...
  • Page 113: Restore Defaults

    Restore Defaults Restore/load default values for all the setup options. Save as User Defaults Save the changes done so far as User Defaults. Restore User Defaults Restore the User Defaults to all the setup options. Boot Override These items displays the available devices. The device items that appears on the screen depends on the number of devices installed in the system. Click an item to start booting from the selected device.
  • Page 114 Chapter 4: BIOS setup 4-54...
  • Page 115: Chapter 5: Raid Configuration

    Chapter 5: RAID Configuration RAID Configuration This chapter provides instructions for setting up, creating, and configuring RAID sets using the available utilities.
  • Page 116: Setting Up Raid

    Setting up RAID The motherboard supports the following SATA RAID solutions: • LSI MegaRAID software RAID Configuration Utility with RAID 0, RAID 1, and RAID 10 support (for both Linux and Windows OS). ® • Rapid Storage Technology enterprise Option ROM Utility with RAID 0, RAID 1, Intel RAID 10, and RAID 5 support (for Windows OS only).
  • Page 117: Installing Hard Disk Drives

    5.1.2 Installing hard disk drives The motherboard supports Serial ATA for RAID set configuration. For optimal performance, install identical drives of the same model and capacity when creating a disk array. To install the SATA hard disks for RAID configuration: Install the SATA hard disks into the drive bays following the instructions in the system user guide.
  • Page 118: Lsi Software Raid Configuration Utility

    LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility The LSI MegaRAID software RAID configuration utility allows you to create RAID 0, RAID 1, or RAID 10 set(s) from SATA hard disk drives connected to the SATA connectors supported by the motherboard southbridge chip. To enter the LSI MegaRAID software RAID configuration utility: Turn on the system after installing all the SATA hard disk drives.
  • Page 119: Creating A Raid Set

    Menu Description Configure Allows you to create RAID 0, RAID 1 or RAID 10 set using the Easy Configuration or the New Configuration command. This menu also allows you to view, add, or clear RAID configurations or select the boot drive Initialize Allows you to initialize the virtual drives of a created RAID set Objects...
  • Page 120 The ARRAY SELECTION MENU displays the available drives connected to the SATA ports. Use the up/down arrow keys to select the drives you want to include in the RAID set, and then press <Space>. When selected, the drive indicator changes from READY to ONLIN A[X]-[Y], where X is the array number, and Y is the drive number.
  • Page 121 Press <F10> again, the virtual drive information appears including a Virtual Drive menu that allows you to change the virtual drive parameters. LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility Ver C.05 Sep 17,2010 BIOS Version A.10.09231523R Virtual Drive(s) Configured Easy Configuration - ARRAY SELECTION MENU RAID Size #Stripes...
  • Page 122 Select Units from the Virtual Drive sub-menu, and then press <Enter>. Select the units for virtual drive size from the menu, and then press <Enter>. LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility Ver C.05 Sep 17,2010 BIOS Version A.10.09231523R Virtual Drive(s) Configured Easy Configuration - ARRAY SELECTION MENU RAID Size...
  • Page 123 When finished setting the selected virtual drive configuration, select Accept from the menu, and then press <Enter>. LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility Ver C.05 Sep 17,2010 BIOS Version A.10.09231523R Virtual Drive(s) Configured Easy Configuration - ARRAY SELECTION MENU RAID Size #Stripes StripSz Status...
  • Page 124 Using New Configuration When a RAID set already exists, using the New Configuration command erases the existing RAID configuration data. If you do not want to delete the existing RAID set, use the View/Add Configuration command to view or create another RAID configuration. To create a RAID set using the New Configuration option From the Management Menu, select Configure >...
  • Page 125: Adding Or Viewing A Raid Configuration

    5.2.2 Adding or viewing a RAID configuration You can add a new RAID configuration or view an existing configuration using the View/Add Configuration command. Adding a new RAID configuration To add a new RAID configuration: From the Management Menu, select Configure > View/Add Configuration, and then press <Enter>.
  • Page 126: Initializing The Virtual Drives

    5.2.3 Initializing the virtual drives After creating the RAID set(s), you must initialize the virtual drives. You may initialize the virtual drives of a RAID set(s) using the Initialize or Objects command on the Management Menu. Using the Initialize command To initialize the virtual drive using the Initialize command From the Management Menu, select Initialize, and then press <Enter>.
  • Page 127 Press <F10> to start initialization. When prompted, select Yes from the Initialize? dialog box, and then press <Enter>. LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility Ver C.05 Sep 17,2010 BIOS Version A.10.09231523R Virtual Drive(s) Configured Easy Configuration - ARRAY SELECTION MENU RAID Size #Stripes StripSz...
  • Page 128: Using The Objects Command

    Using the Objects command To initialize the virtual drives using the Objects command From the Management Menu, select Objects > Virtual Drive, and then press <Enter>. LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility Ver C.05 Sep 17,2010 BIOS Version A.10.09231523R Objects Management Menu Adapter Configure Virtual Drive...
  • Page 129 Select Initialize from the pop-up menu, and then press <Enter> to start initialization. LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility Ver C.05 Sep 17,2010 BIOS Version A.10.09231523R Virtual Drive(1) Objects Virtual Drive 0 Management Menu Adapter Configure Virtual Drive Initialize Physical Drive Objects Virtual Drive(0) Rebuild...
  • Page 130: Rebuilding Failed Drives

    5.2.4 Rebuilding failed drives You can manually rebuild failed hard disk drives using the Rebuild command in the Management Menu. To rebuild a failed hard disk drive From the Management Menu, select Rebuild, and then press <Enter>. LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility Ver C.05 Sep 17,2010 BIOS Version A.10.09231523R Management Menu...
  • Page 131 After selecting the drive to rebuild, press <F10>. When prompted, press <Y> to rebuild the drive. LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility Ver C.05 Sep 17,2010 BIOS Version A.10.09231523R REBUILD - PHYSICAL DRIVES SELECTION MENU Management Menu Configure PORT # Initialize ONLIN A00-00 Objects Rebuild...
  • Page 132: Checking The Drives For Data Consistency

    5.2.5 Checking the drives for data consistency You can check and verify the accuracy of data redundancy in the selected virtual drive. The utility can automatically detect and/or detect and correct any differences in data redundancy depending on the selected option in the Objects > Adapter menu. The Check Consistency command is available only for virtual drives included in a RAID 1 or RAID 10 set.
  • Page 133 When prompted, use the arrow keys to select Yes from the Consistency Check? dialog box, and then press <Enter>. LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility Ver C.05 Sep 17,2010 BIOS Version A.10.09231523R Virtual Drive(s) Configured Easy Configuration - ARRAY SELECTION MENU RAID Size #Stripes...
  • Page 134 Using the Objects command To check data consistency using the Objects command From the Management Menu, select Objects, and then select Virtual Drive from the sub-menu. Use the arrow keys to select the virtual drive you want to check, and then press <Enter>.
  • Page 135: Deleting A Raid Configuration

    5.2.6 Deleting a RAID configuration To delete a RAID configuration From the Management Menu, select Configure > Clear Configuration, and then press <Enter>. LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility Ver C.05 Sep 17,2010 BIOS Version A.10.09231523R Configuration Menu Easy Configuration Management Menu New Configuration Configure View/Add Configuration...
  • Page 136: Selecting The Boot Drive From A Raid Set

    5.2.7 Selecting the boot drive from a RAID set You must have created a new RAID configuration before you can select the boot drive from a RAID set. See section 6.2.1 Creating a RAID set: Using New Configuration for details. To select the boot drive from a RAID set From the Management Menu, select Configure >...
  • Page 137: Enabling Writecache

    5.2.8 Enabling WriteCache You may manually enable the RAID controller’s WriteCache option after creating a RAID set to improve the data transmission performance. When you enable WriteCache, you may lose data when a power interruption occurs while transmitting or exchanging data among the drives. The WriteCache function is recommended for RAID 1 and RAID 10 sets.
  • Page 138: Intel ® Rapid Storage Technology Enterprise

    ® Intel Rapid Storage Technology enterprise SATA/SSATA Option ROM Utility The Intel Rapid Storage Technology enterprise SATA/SSATA Option ROM utility allows you ® to create RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10 (RAID 1+0), and RAID 5 set from Serial ATA hard disk drives that are connected to the Serial ATA connectors.
  • Page 139: Creating A Raid Set

    5.3.1 Creating a RAID set To create a RAID set: From the utility main menu, select 1. Create RAID Volume and press <Enter>. Key in a name for the RAID set and press <Enter>. Intel(R) Rapid Storage Technology enterprise - SATA Option ROM - 3.6.0.1023 Copyright(C) 2003-12 Intel Corporation.
  • Page 140 Use the up/down arrow keys to select the stripe size for the RAID array (for RAID 0, 10 and 5 only) then press <Enter>. The available stripe size values range from 4 KB to 128 KB. The following are typical values: RAID 0: 128KB RAID 10: 64KB RAID 5: 64KB...
  • Page 141: Deleting A Raid Set

    5.3.2 Deleting a RAID set Take caution when deleting a RAID set. You will lose all data on the hard disk drives when you delete a RAID set. To delete a RAID set: From the utility main menu, select 2. Delete RAID Volume and press <Enter>. From the Delete Volume Menu, press the up/down arrow keys to select the RAID set you want to delete then press <Del>.
  • Page 142: Resetting Disks To Non-raid

    5.3.3 Resetting disks to Non-RAID Take caution before you reset a RAID volume hard disk drive to non-RAID. Resetting a RAID volume hard disk drive deletes all internal RAID structure on the drive. To reset a RAID set: From the utility main menu, select 3. Reset Disks to Non-RAID and press <Enter>. Press the up/down arrow keys to select the drive(s) or disks of the RAID set you want to reset, then press <Space>.
  • Page 143: Exiting The Intel Rapid Storage Technology Enterprise Sata/ssata Option Rom Utility

    ® 5.3.4 Exiting the Intel Rapid Storage Technology enterprise SATA/SSATA Option ROM utility To exit the utility: From the utility main menu, select 4. Exit then press <Enter>. Press <Y> to exit or press <N> to return to the utility main menu. CONFIRM EXIT Are you sure you want to exit? (Y/N): 5.3.5...
  • Page 144 The utility immediately starts rebuilding after the disk is selected. When done, the status of the degraded RAID volume is changed to “Rebuild”. Intel(R) Rapid Storage Technology enterprise - SATA Option ROM - 3.6.0.1023 Copyright(C) 2003-12 Intel Corporation. All Rights Reserved. MAIN MENU 1.
  • Page 145: Setting The Boot Array In The Bios Setup Utility

    5.3.6 Setting the Boot array in the BIOS Setup Utility You can set the boot priority sequence in the BIOS for your RAID arrays when creating multi- RAID using the Intel Rapid Storage Technology enterprise SATA Option ROM utililty. ® To set the boot array in the BIOS: Set at least one of the arrays bootable to boot from the hard disk.
  • Page 146: Intel ® Rapid Storage Technology Enterprise (windows)

    ® Intel Rapid Storage Technology enterprise (Windows) The Intel Rapid Storage Technology enterprise allows you to create RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID ® 10 (RAID 1+0), and RAID 5 set(s) from Serial ATA hard disk drives that are connected to the Serial ATA connectors supported by the Southbridge.
  • Page 147: Creating A Raid Set

    5.4.1 Creating a RAID set To create a RAID set: From the utility main menu, select Create Volume and select volume type. Click Next. Enter a name for the RAID set, then select the array disks. Select Volume Size tab, you can drag the bar to decide the volume size. Click Next.
  • Page 148 Confirm the volume creation, than click Create Volume to continue. This process could take a while depending on the number and size of the disks. You can continue using other applications during this time. Wait until the process is completed, then click OK when prompted. You still need to partition your new volume using Windows Disk Management before adding any data.
  • Page 149: Changing A Volume Type

    5.4.2 Changing a Volume Type To change the volume type in Volume Properties: Click the SATA array items you want to change in Volumes field. From the Volume Properties field, select Type:RAID 1 Change type. You can change the Name, Select the new volume type, and Select additional disks to include in the new volume if needed.
  • Page 150: Deleting A Volume

    5.4.3 Deleting a volume Be cautious when deleting a volume. You will lose all data on the hard disk drives.Before you proceed, ensure that you back up all your important data from your hard drives. To delete a volume: From the utility main menu, select the volume (exp. Volume_0000) in Volumes field you want to delete.
  • Page 151: Preferences

    5.4.4 Preferences System Preferences Allow you to set to show the notification area icon and show system information, warning, or errors here. E-Mail Preferences Allow you to set to sent e-mail of the following events: • Storage system information • Storage system warnings •...
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  • Page 153: Chapter 6: Driver Installation

    Chapter 6: Driver installation Driver installation This chapter provides the instructions for installing the necessary drivers for different system components in both ® ® Linux and Windows Operating Systems.
  • Page 154: Raid Driver Installation

    RAID driver installation After creating the RAID sets for your server system, you are now ready to install an operating system to the independent hard disk drive or bootable array. This part provides the instructions on how to install the RAID controller drivers during OS installation. 6.1.1 Creating a RAID driver disk The system does not include a floppy drive.
  • Page 155: Installing The Raid Controller Driver

    6.1.2 Installing the RAID controller driver During Windows Server 2008 R2 OS installation ® To install the RAID controller driver when installing Windows Server 2008 R2 OS ® Boot the computer using the Windows Server 2008 R2 OS installation disc. Follow the ®...
  • Page 156 A message appears, reminding you to insert the installation media containing the driver of the RAID controller driver. If you have only one optical drive installed in your system, eject the Windows OS installation disc and replace with the motherboard Support DVD into the optical drive.
  • Page 157 ® Red Hat Enterprise Linux OS 5.x ® To load the LSI MegaRAID controller driver when installing Red Hat Enterprise OS: ® Boot the system from the Red Hat OS installation CD. At the boot: , type linux dd then press <Enter>. To install or upgrade in graphical mode, press the <ENTER>...
  • Page 158 When asked if you will load additional RAID controller drivers, select No, then press <Enter>. More Driver Disks? Do you wish to load any more driver disks? Follow the onscreen instructions to finish the OS installation. When the installation is completed, DO NOT click Reboot. Press <Ctrl> + <Alt> + <F2>...
  • Page 159 ® Red Hat Enterprise Linux OS 6.x ® To install the LSI MegaRAID controller driver when installing Red Hat Enterprise OS: ® Boot the system from the Red Hat OS installation CD. Press <Tab> to edit options. While booting from DVD, press <ESC> to give the third party driver. Enter the following command at the boot: Linux dd blacklist=isci blacklist=ahci nodmraid, then press <ENTER>.
  • Page 160 Select Yes using the <Tab> key when asked if you have the driver disk, then press <Enter>. Main Menu Do you have a driver disk? You have multiple devices which could serve as source for a driver disk. Choose one you like to use and select OK, then press <Enter>.
  • Page 161 Insert the Red Hat Enterprise RAID driver disk to the USB floppy disk drive, select ® OK, then press <Enter>. Insert Driver Disk Insert your driver disk into /dev/sdb and press “OK” to continue. Back The drivers for the RAID card are installed to the system. When asked if you will load additional RAID controller drivers, select No, then press <Enter>.
  • Page 162 Preparing the Linux Driver Ensure that there is another computer with a Linux-based OS to create the RAID driver. When creating the RAID driver, you may refer to the examples below which uses a 64bit SUSE Linux system to create a 64bit RAID driver for SUSE11 sp1. Copy the image file into the Linux system.
  • Page 163 Installing SUSE 11 Linux OS To install the LSI MegaRAID controller driver when installing SUSE Linux Enterprise Server OS: Boot the system from the SUSE OS installation CD. Use the arrow keys to select Installation from the Boot Options menu. Press <F6>, then select Yes from the menu.
  • Page 164 Use the USB drive to provide the third-party driver during the OS installation. Type the command brokenmodules=ahci in Boot Options field, and press <Enter>. When below screen appears, select the USB floppy disk drive (sda) as the driver update medium. Select OK, then press <Enter>. Please choose the Driver Update medium.
  • Page 165: Management Applications And Utilities

    The contents of the support DVD are subject to change at any time without notice. Visit the ASUS website (www.asus.com) for the latest updates on software and utilities. The support DVD is supported on Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows ®...
  • Page 166 6.3.1 Drivers menu tab The Drivers Menu shows the available device drivers if the system detects installed devices. Install the necessary drivers to activate the devices. 6.3.2 Utilities menu tab The Utilities menu displays the software applications and utilities that the motherboard supports.
  • Page 167: Manual Menu

    6.3.3 MakeDisk menu tab The MakeDisk menu contains items to create the Intel RAID driver disks. Press the arrow down button in the lower part of the menu to view more items. 6.3.4 Manual menu The Manual menu provides the link to the Broadcom NetXtreme II Network Adapter user guide.
  • Page 168 6.3.5 Contact information menu The Contact menu displays the ASUS contact information, e-mail addresses, and useful links if you need more information or technical support for your motherboard. 6-16 Chapter 6: Driver installation...
  • Page 169: Intel ® Chipset Device Software Installation

    Intel chipset device software installation ® This section provides the instructions on how to install the Intel chipset device software on ® the system. You need to manually install the Intel chipset device software on a Windows operating ® system. To install the Intel chipset device software: ®...
  • Page 170 Select Yes to accept the terms of the License Agreement and continue the process. Read the Readme File Information and press Next to continue the installation. Toggle Yes, I want to restart the computer npw and click Finish to complete the setup process.
  • Page 171: Installing The Intel ® I210 Gigabit Adapters Driver

    ® Installing the Intel I210 Gigabit Adapters driver This section provides the instructions on how to install the Intel I210 Gigabits Adapter ® Driver on the system. To install the Intel I210 Gigabit Adapters Driver on the Windows operating system: ®...
  • Page 172 Click Next when the Intel(R) Network Connections–InstallShield Wizard window appears. Tick I accept the terms in the license agreement and click Next to continue. From the Setup Options window, click Next to start the installation. By default, Intel(R) PROSet for Windows Device Manager and Windows PowerShell Module are ticked.
  • Page 173 Click Install to start the installation. When the installation is done, press Finish to complete the installation. Z10PA-U8 Series 6-21...
  • Page 174: Vga Driver Installation

    VGA driver installation This section provides the instructions on how to install the ASPEED Video Graphics Adapter (VGA) driver. You need to manually install the ASPEED VGA driver on a Windows operating system. ® To install the ASPEED VGA driver: Restart the computer, and then log on with Administrator privileges.
  • Page 175 Click Install to proceed with the installation. Click Finish to complete the installation. Z10PA-U8 Series 6-23...
  • Page 176: Intel ® Rapid Storage Technology Enterprise 4.0 Installation

    ® Intel Rapid Storage Technology enterprise 4.0 installation ® This section provides the instructions on how to install the Intel Rapid Storage Technology enterprise 4.0 on the system. ® You need to manually install the Intel Rapid Storage Technology enterprise 4.0 utility on a ®...
  • Page 177 Read the Warning message and click Next to continue. Read the License Agreement and click Yes to continue. Read the Readme File Information and click Next to continue. Z10PA-U8 Series 6-25...
  • Page 178 After completing the installation, click Next to complete the setup process. Select Yes, I want to restart my computer now and click Finish to restart your computer before using the program. 6-26 Chapter 6: Driver installation...
  • Page 179: Appendix A: Reference Information

    Appendix A: Reference Information Reference Information This appendix includes additional information that you may refer to when configuring the motherboard.
  • Page 180: Z10pa-u8 Series Block Diagram

    Z10PA-U8 Series block diagram Z10PA-U8/10G-2S Appendix A: Reference information...
  • Page 181 Z10PA-U8 Z10PA-U8 Series...
  • Page 182 Appendix A: Reference information...
  • Page 183: Asus Contact Information

    ASUS contact information ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. Address 15 Li-Te Road, Peitou, Taipei, Taiwan 11259 Telephone +886-2-2894-3447 +886-2-2890-7798 E-mail info@asus.com.tw Web site http://www.asus.com Technical Support Telephone +86-21-38429911 +86-21-58668722 ext: 9101 Online Support http://support.asus.com/techserv/techserv.aspx ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. (Taiwan) Address 15 Li-Te Road, Peitou, Taipei, Taiwan 11259...
  • Page 184 +1-510-608-4555 Web site http://usa.asus.com Technical Support Support fax +1-812-284-0883 General support +1-812-282-2787 Online support http://support.asus.com/techserv/techserv.aspx ASUS COMPUTER GmbH (Germany and Austria) Address Harkort Str. 21-23, D-40880 Ratingen, Germany +49-2102-959911 Web site http://www.asus.de Online contact http://www.asus.de/sales Technical Support Telephone +49-1805-010923 Support Fax +49-2102-959911 Online support http://support.asus.com/techserv/techserv.aspx...
  • Page 185 Web site http://www.asus.com Technical Support Telephone +31-(0)591-5-70292 +31-(0)591-666853 E-mail advance.rma.eu@asus.com Online Support http://support.asus.com/techserv/techserv.aspx ASUS Polska Sp. z o.o. (Poland) Ul. Postępu 6, 02-676 Warszawa, Poland Address Web site http://pl.asus.com Technical Support Telephone +48-225718033 Online Support http://support.asus.com/techserv/techserv.aspx ASK-Service (Russia and CIS) Address г.Москва, ул.

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