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Dell POWEREDGE 4300 Installation And Troubleshooting Manual

Dell POWEREDGE 4300 Installation And Troubleshooting Manual (217 pages)

Dell PowerEdge 4300 Systems Installation and Troubleshooting Guide  
Brand: Dell | Category: Server | Size: 6.86 MB
Table of contents
Technical Assistance9................................................................................................................................................................
Help Tools9................................................................................................................................................................
System Messages9................................................................................................................................................................
System Beep Codes9................................................................................................................................................................
Warning Messages9................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents13................................................................................................................................................................
Alert Log Messages From The Dell Openmanage Hip Application23................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Connections And Switches24................................................................................................................................................................
Look And Listen24................................................................................................................................................................
The System Setup Program24................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting The Monitor27................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting The Keyboard27................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting I/o Ports27................................................................................................................................................................
The Resource Configuration Utility29................................................................................................................................................................
Select60................................................................................................................................................................
Subtest60................................................................................................................................................................
Options61................................................................................................................................................................
Pause For User Response62................................................................................................................................................................
Output Device For Status Messages63................................................................................................................................................................
Output Device For Error Messages63................................................................................................................................................................
Test Limits64................................................................................................................................................................
About64................................................................................................................................................................
Key-help64................................................................................................................................................................
Quit64................................................................................................................................................................
Video Memory Test65................................................................................................................................................................
Video Hardware Test65................................................................................................................................................................
Text Mode Character Test65................................................................................................................................................................
Text Mode Color Test65................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages66................................................................................................................................................................
Ram Test Group67................................................................................................................................................................
Subtests67................................................................................................................................................................
System Set Test Group68................................................................................................................................................................
Video Test Group70................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Test Group71................................................................................................................................................................
Mouse Test72................................................................................................................................................................
Diskette Drives Test Group73................................................................................................................................................................
Serial/infrared Ports Test Group74................................................................................................................................................................
Parallel Ports Test Group75................................................................................................................................................................
Scsi Devices Test Group77................................................................................................................................................................
Other Test Group78................................................................................................................................................................
Installing And Configuring Software85................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting The Basic I/o Functions86................................................................................................................................................................
Safety First—for You And Your Computer89................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Computer Cover93................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Computer Cover94................................................................................................................................................................
Installing An Expansion Card99................................................................................................................................................................
Removing An Expansion Card99................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Memory112................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Begin113................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Upgrade Kits132................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Scsi Hard-disk Drive144................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Front Bezel144................................................................................................................................................................
Removing And Replacing Front-panel Inserts149................................................................................................................................................................
Dc Power Cables149................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing The Interior Of Your Computer150................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Dell Host Adapter Card157................................................................................................................................................................
Scsi Id Numbers159................................................................................................................................................................
Scsi Cable164................................................................................................................................................................
World Wide Web On The Internet167................................................................................................................................................................
Autotech Service169................................................................................................................................................................
Color Bars Subtest186................................................................................................................................................................
Text Mode Pages Test187................................................................................................................................................................
Graphics Mode Test187................................................................................................................................................................
X 350 16-color Graphics Mode Screen188................................................................................................................................................................
Color Palettes Test189................................................................................................................................................................
Solid Colors Test189................................................................................................................................................................
Jumpers And Switches—a General Explanation195................................................................................................................................................................
Jumpers195................................................................................................................................................................
Switches195................................................................................................................................................................
Scsi Backplane Board196................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing The Scsi Backplane Board And Optional Pspb200................................................................................................................................................................
Dimm Installation Guidelines212................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Carrier212................................................................................................................................................................
Techfax Service213................................................................................................................................................................
Techconnect Bbs213................................................................................................................................................................
Scsi Hard-disk Drive Indicator Codes214................................................................................................................................................................
Product Information215................................................................................................................................................................
Input Errors216................................................................................................................................................................
Program Conflicts216................................................................................................................................................................

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Dell POWEREDGE 4300 User Manual

Dell POWEREDGE 4300 User Manual (161 pages)

Dell PowerEdge 4300 Servers: User Guide  
Brand: Dell | Category: Server | Size: 6.14 MB
Table of contents
I/o Ports And Connectors7................................................................................................................................................................
System Features7................................................................................................................................................................
Software8................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents11................................................................................................................................................................
Starting The Dell Server Assistant Cd30................................................................................................................................................................
Supported Operating Systems31................................................................................................................................................................
Browser Mode32................................................................................................................................................................
Diskettes32................................................................................................................................................................
Choose A Language34................................................................................................................................................................
Configure The System34................................................................................................................................................................
Create Diskettes34................................................................................................................................................................
Create Blank, Formatted Diskette35................................................................................................................................................................
Create Operating System Support Diskettes35................................................................................................................................................................
Utility Partition35................................................................................................................................................................
Video Drivers35................................................................................................................................................................
Asset Tag Utility36................................................................................................................................................................
Configure/view Host Adapter Settings40................................................................................................................................................................
Scsi Disk Utilities40................................................................................................................................................................
Scsi Bus Interface Definitions42................................................................................................................................................................
Boot Device Options42................................................................................................................................................................
Scsi Device/configuration Settings42................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced Host Adapter Settings45................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Host Adapter47................................................................................................................................................................
Swapping A Host Adapter47................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Help51................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Scsi Drivers During Intranetware 4.11 Installation54................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Dell-supplied Novell Patches And Support Pack 557................................................................................................................................................................
Additional Information59................................................................................................................................................................
System Setup Screens68................................................................................................................................................................
Using The System Setup Program69................................................................................................................................................................
Configuration Options70................................................................................................................................................................
Key Functions70................................................................................................................................................................
Time71................................................................................................................................................................
Date71................................................................................................................................................................
Diskette Drive A And Diskette Drive B71................................................................................................................................................................
Reserved Memory71................................................................................................................................................................
Cpu Speed72................................................................................................................................................................
Num Lock72................................................................................................................................................................
Processor 1 And Processor 272................................................................................................................................................................
Fan Speed72................................................................................................................................................................
System Alert72................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Errors73................................................................................................................................................................
Boot Sequence73................................................................................................................................................................
Diskette First73................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Disk Only73................................................................................................................................................................
System Password74................................................................................................................................................................
Password Status74................................................................................................................................................................
Setup Password74................................................................................................................................................................
Mouse75................................................................................................................................................................
Serial Port 1 And Serial Port 275................................................................................................................................................................
Parallel Port75................................................................................................................................................................
Parallel Mode75................................................................................................................................................................
Diskette75................................................................................................................................................................
Speaker76................................................................................................................................................................
Primary Scsi And Secondary Scsi76................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning A System Password77................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Or Changing An Existing System Password77................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning A Setup Password80................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Or Changing An Existing Setup Password80................................................................................................................................................................
Entering The System Setup Program81................................................................................................................................................................
System Setup Options81................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling A Forgotten Password81................................................................................................................................................................
Main Menu86................................................................................................................................................................
Learn About Configuring Your Computer86................................................................................................................................................................
Configure Computer86................................................................................................................................................................
Set Date87................................................................................................................................................................
Set Time87................................................................................................................................................................
Maintain Resource Configuration Diskette87................................................................................................................................................................
Exit From This Utility87................................................................................................................................................................
Steps In Configuring Your Computer Menu87................................................................................................................................................................
Step 1: Important Resource Configuration Information87................................................................................................................................................................
When To Run The Rcu"88................................................................................................................................................................
Starting The Rcu88................................................................................................................................................................
Step 2: Add Or Remove Boards88................................................................................................................................................................
Step 3: View Or Edit Details90................................................................................................................................................................
Step 4: Examine Switches Or Print Report92................................................................................................................................................................
Step 5: Save And Exit92................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced Menu93................................................................................................................................................................
Lock/unlock Boards93................................................................................................................................................................
View Additional System Information Menu93................................................................................................................................................................
Set Verification Mode Menu93................................................................................................................................................................
Maintain Sci Files Menu94................................................................................................................................................................
Serial And Parallel Ports103................................................................................................................................................................
Serial Port Connectors104................................................................................................................................................................
Parallel Port Connector104................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Connector106................................................................................................................................................................
Mouse Connector107................................................................................................................................................................
Video Connector107................................................................................................................................................................
Backup Devices111................................................................................................................................................................
Class A Device125................................................................................................................................................................
Class B Device125................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering Data148................................................................................................................................................................
Using Removable Media157................................................................................................................................................................
Optimizing Performance157................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Resource Conflicts158................................................................................................................................................................
Server-management Bus Connectors159................................................................................................................................................................
Scan Sequence159................................................................................................................................................................
Temperature160................................................................................................................................................................
Humidity160................................................................................................................................................................
Altitude160................................................................................................................................................................
Corrosion160................................................................................................................................................................
Dell POWEREDGE 4300 Solution Manual

Dell POWEREDGE 4300 Solution Manual (150 pages)

Dell Dimension 4300: User Guide  
Brand: Dell | Category: Desktop | Size: 3.63 MB
Table of contents
Abbreviations And Acronyms2................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Contents7................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Instructions9................................................................................................................................................................
When Using Your Computer9................................................................................................................................................................
Ergonomic Computing Habits10................................................................................................................................................................
When Working Inside Your Computer12................................................................................................................................................................
Protecting Against Electrostatic Discharge13................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Printer16................................................................................................................................................................
Parallel Printer16................................................................................................................................................................
Usb Printer17................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Printer Driver18................................................................................................................................................................
Transferring Information To A New Computer (windows Xp Only)18................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Home And Office Network (windows Xp Only)19................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Off The Computer20................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Xp20................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Me And Windows 200020................................................................................................................................................................
Finding Solutions22................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Help Files24................................................................................................................................................................
Power Problems25................................................................................................................................................................
Start-up Error Messages25................................................................................................................................................................
Video And Monitor Problems26................................................................................................................................................................
If The Screen Is Blank26................................................................................................................................................................
If The Screen Is Difficult To Read27................................................................................................................................................................
Sound And Speaker Problems28................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Problems29................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Print To A Parallel Port Printer29................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Print To A Usb Printer30................................................................................................................................................................
Scanner Problems31................................................................................................................................................................
Modem Problems32................................................................................................................................................................
Mouse Problems34................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Problems35................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Problems35................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Save A File To A Floppy Disk35................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Play A Music Cd Or Install A Program From A Cd36................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Play A Dvd Movie37................................................................................................................................................................
If The Cd-rw Drive Stops Writing37................................................................................................................................................................
If You Have A Hard Drive Problem38................................................................................................................................................................
Network Problems38................................................................................................................................................................
Microsoft Windows39................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages39................................................................................................................................................................
General Program Problems40................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Crashes40................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Stops Responding40................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Error Causes The System To Lock Up41................................................................................................................................................................
A Solid Blue Screen Appears41................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Is Designed For An Earlier Windows Operating System41................................................................................................................................................................
Internet Connection Problems42................................................................................................................................................................
If You Have A Problem With Your Internet Connection42................................................................................................................................................................
E-mail Problems43................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Other Technical Problems43................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Drivers44................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Windows Xp Device Driver Rollback45................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Software And Hardware Incompatibilities46................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Me47................................................................................................................................................................
Windows 200048................................................................................................................................................................
Using System Restore49................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Restore Point51................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring The Computer To An Earlier Operating State51................................................................................................................................................................
Undoing The Last System Restore52................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Windows Xp53................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Windows Me55................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Windows 200057................................................................................................................................................................
Front And Back View Of The Computer60................................................................................................................................................................
Reattaching The Front Door And Hinge Arms62................................................................................................................................................................
Reattaching The Front Door62................................................................................................................................................................
Reattaching The Hinge Arms63................................................................................................................................................................
Opening The Computer Cover65................................................................................................................................................................
Looking Inside Your Computer67................................................................................................................................................................
System Board68................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Cards69................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Cards72................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Memory74................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Agp Card76................................................................................................................................................................
Adding A Second Hard Drive77................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Other Drives81................................................................................................................................................................
Inch Devices81................................................................................................................................................................
Closing The Computer Cover87................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications90................................................................................................................................................................
Standard Settings94................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Settings95................................................................................................................................................................
System Setup Program Screens95................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing Forgotten Passwords95................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Battery97................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Technical Support Policy (u.s. Only)98................................................................................................................................................................
Definition Of "dell-installed" Software And Peripherals98................................................................................................................................................................
Definition Of "third-party" Software And Peripherals99................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Dell100................................................................................................................................................................
Contact Numbers And Addresses100................................................................................................................................................................
Returning Items For Warranty Repair Or Credit114................................................................................................................................................................
Regulatory Information115................................................................................................................................................................
Fcc Notices (u.s. Only)116................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Disposal118................................................................................................................................................................
Nom Information (mexico Only)118................................................................................................................................................................
Información Para Nom (únicamente Para México)119................................................................................................................................................................
Limited Warranties And Return Policy119................................................................................................................................................................
One-year Limited Warranty (u.s. Only)120................................................................................................................................................................
Two-year Limited Warranty (u.s. Only)122................................................................................................................................................................
Three-year Limited Warranty (u.s. Only)126................................................................................................................................................................
Four-year Limited Warranty (u.s. Only)129................................................................................................................................................................
One-year Limited Warranty (canada Only)132................................................................................................................................................................
Two-year Limited Warranty (canada Only)134................................................................................................................................................................

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Dell POWEREDGE 4300 Service Manual

Dell POWEREDGE 4300 Service Manual (104 pages)

Dell Computer Motherboard User Manual  
Brand: Dell | Category: Server | Size: 6.59 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
System Features11................................................................................................................................................................
External Visual Inspection34................................................................................................................................................................
Observing The Boot Routine35................................................................................................................................................................
Internal Visual Inspection37................................................................................................................................................................
Eliminating Resource Conflicts38................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Help39................................................................................................................................................................
Running The Dell Diagnostics41................................................................................................................................................................
Precautionary Measures59................................................................................................................................................................
Computer Cover59................................................................................................................................................................
Front Bezel59................................................................................................................................................................
Control Panel Assembly63................................................................................................................................................................
Drives64................................................................................................................................................................
Externally Accessible Drives65................................................................................................................................................................
Front-panel Inserts65................................................................................................................................................................
Close-out Panels65................................................................................................................................................................
Hard-disk Drives69................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing The Interior Of The System72................................................................................................................................................................
Scsi Backplane Board72................................................................................................................................................................
Power-supply Paralleling Board72................................................................................................................................................................
Three-fan Assembly81................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Fan81................................................................................................................................................................
System Board Fans83................................................................................................................................................................
System Board Components84................................................................................................................................................................
Expansion Cards85................................................................................................................................................................
Interior Support Panel87................................................................................................................................................................
Dimms88................................................................................................................................................................
Sec Cartridge And Heat Sink Assembly89................................................................................................................................................................
Terminator Card90................................................................................................................................................................
System Setup Screens92................................................................................................................................................................
System Battery92................................................................................................................................................................
System Board Assembly93................................................................................................................................................................
System Board93................................................................................................................................................................
Guide Bracket Assembly95................................................................................................................................................................
System Memory100................................................................................................................................................................
Post Beep Codes103................................................................................................................................................................
System Messages103................................................................................................................................................................
Video Controller104................................................................................................................................................................
Initial User Contact104................................................................................................................................................................
Dell POWEREDGE 4300 Rack Installation

Dell POWEREDGE 4300 Rack Installation (37 pages)

Dell PowerEdge 4200 Servers: Install Guide  
Brand: Dell | Category: Server | Size: 4.65 MB
Dell POWEREDGE 4300 Rack Installation

Dell POWEREDGE 4300 Rack Installation (34 pages)

Dell PowerEdge 4200 Servers: Installation Guide  
Brand: Dell | Category: Server | Size: 1.83 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Instructions5................................................................................................................................................................
General Precautions6................................................................................................................................................................
Protecting Against Electrostatic Discharge11................................................................................................................................................................
Rack Kit Contents15................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Begin17................................................................................................................................................................
Recommended Tools And Supplies17................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Rack Kit17................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Doors From The Rack18................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Doors From The Dell 42-u Rack18................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 2. Opening The 42-u Rack Door18................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 3. Removing The 42-u Rack Doors19................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Doors From The Dell 24-u Rack20................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4. Opening The 24-u Rack Door20................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 5. Removing The 24-u Rack Doors21................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Slide Assemblies In The Rack22................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 6. One Rack Unit22................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 7. Marking The Vertical Rails23................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 8. Installing The Slide Assemblies24................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Shoulder Screws And The Rack Adapters25................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The System In The Rack26................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 9. Installing The Rack Adapter And Shoulder Screws26................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 10. Installing The Computer In The Rack27................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Cable Tray28................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Cable-management Arm28................................................................................................................................................................
Reversing The Cable-management Arm Installation31................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Rack Doors32................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Rack Doors On A 42-u Rack32................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Rack Doors On A 24-u Rack32................................................................................................................................................................
Dell POWEREDGE 4300 Installation Manual

Dell POWEREDGE 4300 Installation Manual (28 pages)

Dell PowerEdge 4200 Servers: Installation Guide  
Brand: Dell | Category: Server | Size: 1.11 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents5................................................................................................................................................................
Installation Guide7................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Begin8................................................................................................................................................................
Important Safety Information8................................................................................................................................................................
Kit Restrictions8................................................................................................................................................................
Rack Stabilizer Feet8................................................................................................................................................................
Recommended Tools9................................................................................................................................................................
Installation9................................................................................................................................................................
Shutting Down And Turning Off The System9................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Doors From A 24-u Or 42-u Rack10................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-2. Opening The Latch On The Door10................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-3. Removing The 42-u Rack Doors11................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Cable Management Arm12................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-4. Removing The 24-u Rack Doors12................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Cable Tray13................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-5. Disconnecting The Cable Management Arm13................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The System From The Rack14................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The System14................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-6. Removing The Cable Tray14................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Rails And Rack Adapters15................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-7. Removing The System From The Rack15................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Slide Assemblies From The Rack16................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-8. Removing The Rails And Rack Adapters16................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-9. Removing The Slide Assemblies17................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Rack Doors18................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-10. Removing A Cage Nut18................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Rubber Feet19................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-11. Installing The Rubber Feet19................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Front Bezel20................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-12. Removing The System Cover20................................................................................................................................................................
Reorienting Drives21................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-13. Removing The Front Bezel21................................................................................................................................................................
Reorienting The System Badge22................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Front Bezel22................................................................................................................................................................
Attaching Cables And Turning The System On23................................................................................................................................................................
Dell POWEREDGE 4300 Upgrade Manual

Dell POWEREDGE 4300 Upgrade Manual (24 pages)

Dell PowerEdge Systems Microprocessor Upgrade Guide  
Brand: Dell | Category: Server | Size: 1.14 MB
Dell POWEREDGE 4300 Upgrade Manual

Dell POWEREDGE 4300 Upgrade Manual (23 pages)

Microprocessor Upgrade Guide  
Brand: Dell | Category: Server | Size: 1.15 MB
Dell POWEREDGE 4300 Upgrade Installation Manual

Dell POWEREDGE 4300 Upgrade Installation Manual (14 pages)

System Board Upgrade Installation  
Brand: Dell | Category: Server | Size: 2.68 MB
Dell POWEREDGE 4300 Installation Instructions Manual

Dell POWEREDGE 4300 Installation Instructions Manual (12 pages)

SMB Connector and SCSI Cable Strain Relief Kit Installation Instructions  
Brand: Dell | Category: Server | Size: 0.85 MB
Dell POWEREDGE 4300 Installation Information

Dell POWEREDGE 4300 Installation Information (6 pages)

1x2 Backplane  
Brand: Dell | Category: Server | Size: 0.41 MB

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