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Asus 1U Rackmount Barebone Server RS120-E3 (PA4) User Manual

Asus 1U Rackmount Barebone Server RS120-E3 (PA4) User Manual (172 pages)

ASUSTeK COMPUTER 1U Rackmount Barebone Server User Guide  
Brand: Asus | Category: Server | Size: 10.13 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Notices7................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Information8................................................................................................................................................................
About This Guide9................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 1: Product Introduction9................................................................................................................................................................
System Package Contents12................................................................................................................................................................
System Specifications13................................................................................................................................................................
Front Panel Features14................................................................................................................................................................
Rear Panel Features14................................................................................................................................................................
Internal Features15................................................................................................................................................................
Led Information15................................................................................................................................................................
Rear Panel Leds15................................................................................................................................................................
Front Panel Leds16................................................................................................................................................................
Lan (rj-45) Leds16................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 2: Hardware Setup18................................................................................................................................................................
Chassis Cover18................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Front Cover18................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Rear Cover19................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Cover20................................................................................................................................................................
Central Processing Unit (cpu)21................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Cpu21................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Cpu Heatsink And Airduct23................................................................................................................................................................
System Memory25................................................................................................................................................................
Dimm Sockets Location25................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Configurations25................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Dimm26................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Dimm26................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Disk Drives27................................................................................................................................................................
Expansion Slot29................................................................................................................................................................
Installing An Expansion Card To The Riser Card Bracket29................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling The Riser Card Bracket31................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring An Expansion Card32................................................................................................................................................................
Cable Connections33................................................................................................................................................................
Sata Backplane Cabling34................................................................................................................................................................
Removable Components35................................................................................................................................................................
System Fans35................................................................................................................................................................
System Fan With Dummy Case37................................................................................................................................................................
Device Fan38................................................................................................................................................................
Power Supply Module39................................................................................................................................................................
Optical Drive40................................................................................................................................................................
Front Cover41................................................................................................................................................................
Motherboard43................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 3: Installation Options46................................................................................................................................................................
Rackmount Rail Kit Items46................................................................................................................................................................
Rack Rails Assembly46................................................................................................................................................................
Attaching The Rails To The Rack47................................................................................................................................................................
Rackmounting The Server48................................................................................................................................................................
Motherboard Layout49................................................................................................................................................................
Jumpers52................................................................................................................................................................
Connectors57................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 5: Bios Setup68................................................................................................................................................................
Managing And Updating Your Bios68................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Bootable Floppy Disk68................................................................................................................................................................
Afudos Utility69................................................................................................................................................................
Asus Crashfree Bios 2 Utility72................................................................................................................................................................
Asus Update Utility74................................................................................................................................................................
Bios Setup Program77................................................................................................................................................................
Bios Menu Screen78................................................................................................................................................................
Menu Bar78................................................................................................................................................................
Navigation Keys78................................................................................................................................................................
Menu Items79................................................................................................................................................................
Sub-menu Items79................................................................................................................................................................
Configuration Fields79................................................................................................................................................................
Pop-up Window79................................................................................................................................................................
Scroll Bar79................................................................................................................................................................
General Help79................................................................................................................................................................
Main Menu80................................................................................................................................................................
System Time80................................................................................................................................................................
System Date80................................................................................................................................................................
Legacy Diskette A80................................................................................................................................................................
Ide Configuration81................................................................................................................................................................
Raid Mode82................................................................................................................................................................
Primary/secondary/third Ide Master/slave83................................................................................................................................................................
System Information84................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced Menu85................................................................................................................................................................
Mps Configuration85................................................................................................................................................................
Remote Access Configuration86................................................................................................................................................................
Cpu Configuration87................................................................................................................................................................
Chipset Configuration89................................................................................................................................................................
Onboard Devices Configuration93................................................................................................................................................................
Pci/pnp Configuration94................................................................................................................................................................
Power Menu95................................................................................................................................................................
Apm Configuration96................................................................................................................................................................
Hardware Monitor98................................................................................................................................................................
Boot Menu100................................................................................................................................................................
Boot Device Priority100................................................................................................................................................................
Boot Settings Configuration101................................................................................................................................................................
Security102................................................................................................................................................................
Exit Menu105................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Raid108................................................................................................................................................................
Raid Definitions108................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Hard Disk Drives109................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Raid Item In Bios109................................................................................................................................................................
Raid Configuration Utility109................................................................................................................................................................
Lsi Logic Embedded Sata Raid Setup Utility110................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Raid 0 Or Raid 1 Set111................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Raid 10 Set117................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Or Viewing A Raid Configuration121................................................................................................................................................................
Initializing The Logical Drives124................................................................................................................................................................
Logical Drive127................................................................................................................................................................
Rebuilding Failed Drives129................................................................................................................................................................
Checking The Drives For Data Consistency131................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting A Raid Configuration134................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting The Boot Drive From A Raid Set135................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling The Writecache136................................................................................................................................................................
Intel ® Matrix Storage Manager Option Rom Utility137................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Raid 0 Set (stripe)138................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Raid 1 Set (mirror)140................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Raid 10 Set (stripe + Mirror)141................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Raid 5 Set (parity)142................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting A Raid Set143................................................................................................................................................................
Resetting Disks To Non-raid144................................................................................................................................................................
Exiting The Intel ® Matrix Storage Manager144................................................................................................................................................................
Global Array Manager145................................................................................................................................................................
Rebuilding The Raid145................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Boot Array Use Mb Bios Setup Utility148................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 7: Driver Installation150................................................................................................................................................................
Raid Driver Installation150................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Raid Driver Disk150................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Raid Controller Driver151................................................................................................................................................................
The Menu155................................................................................................................................................................
Lan Driver Installation161................................................................................................................................................................
Windows ® 2000/2003 Server161................................................................................................................................................................
Enterprise Ver. 3.0162................................................................................................................................................................
Vga Driver Installation163................................................................................................................................................................
Windows 2000 Server163................................................................................................................................................................
Windows ® 2003 Server163................................................................................................................................................................
Server164................................................................................................................................................................
Management Applications And Utilities Installation165................................................................................................................................................................
Running The Support Cd165................................................................................................................................................................
Drivers Menu165................................................................................................................................................................
Management Software Menu166................................................................................................................................................................
Utilities Menu166................................................................................................................................................................
Contact Information166................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix: Reference Information168................................................................................................................................................................
Intel Em64t168................................................................................................................................................................
Enhanced Intel Speedstep Technology (eist168................................................................................................................................................................
System Requirements168................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Eist169................................................................................................................................................................
Intel Hyper-threading Technology170................................................................................................................................................................
Block Diagram171................................................................................................................................................................
A.4 Block Diagram171................................................................................................................................................................
General Description172................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications172................................................................................................................................................................
A.5 Power Supply Specifications172................................................................................................................................................................
A.1.1 General Description172................................................................................................................................................................
A.1.2 Specifications172................................................................................................................................................................

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