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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Manual ThinkServerRD530HardwareMaintenance Manual MachineTypes:2569,2570,2573,2574,2575,and2576 (...)

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ThinkServer RD530 Note: Beforeusingtheinformationandtheproductitsupports,besuretoreadandunderstandthefollowing: •TheReadMeFirstthatcomeswithyourproduct •“Safetyinformation”onpageiii •AppendixA“Notices”onpage157 SixthEdition(March2015) ©CopyrightLenovo2012,2015. LIMITEDANDRESTRICTEDRIGHTSNOTICE:IfdataorsoftwareisdeliveredpursuantaGeneralServicesAdministration “GSA”contract,use,reproduction,ordisclosureissubjecttorestrictionssetforthinCo (...)

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ThinkServer RD530 Contents Safetyinformation..........iii Safetyinspectionguide............x Groundingrequirements............xi Chapter1.Generalinformation.....1 Introduction.................1 Serverdocumentation.............1 Chapter2.Serversetuproadmap...5 Chapter3.Productoverview......7 Serverpackage...............7 Features..................7 Specifications...............11 Software.................11 ThinkServerEasyStartup.........11 ThinkServerEa (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Maintenance manual InstallingorremovingtheThinkServerRAID 700Battery..............89 InstallingorremovingtheThinkServer ManagementModulePremium......92 InstallingorremovingtheThinkServerTrusted PlatformModule............95 Installingorreplacingahot-swapredundant powersupply.............98 Installingorreplacingaheatsink......102 Installingorreplacingthemicroprocessor..105 Installingorreplacingahot-swapharddisk drive.................114 Installingorreplacin (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Server Manual Safetyinformation Note:Beforeusingtheproduct,besuretoreadandunderstandthemultilingualsafetyinstructionsonthe documentationDVDthatcomeswiththeproduct. Antesdeusaroproduto,leiaeentendaasinstruçõesdesegurançamultilínguesnoDVDdedocumentação queoacompanha. Предидаизползватетозипродукт,задължителнопрочететеивникнетевмногоезичнитеинструкции забезопа (...)

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ThinkServer RD530 Przedskorzystaniemzproduktunależyzapoznaćsięzwielojęzycznymiinstrukcjamibezpieczeństwa znajdującymisięnapłycieDVDzdokumentacjądostarczonąwrazzproduktem. Antesdeutilizaroproduto,leiaatentamenteasinstruçõesdesegurançamultilinguesqueconstamno DVDdedocumentaçãofornecidocomoproduto. Înaintedeautilizaprodusul,asiguraţi-văcăaţicititşiînţelesinstrucţiuniledesiguranţăînmaimultelimbide peDVD-ulcudocumentaţiecareînsoţ (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Manual Statement1 DANGER Electricalcurrentfrompower,telephone,andcommunicationcablesishazardous. Toavoidashockhazard: •Donotconnectordisconnectanycablesorperforminstallation,maintenance,orreconfigurationofthis productduringanelectricalstorm. •Connectallpowercordstoaproperlywiredandgroundedelectricaloutlet. •Ensurethatallpowercordconnectorsaresecurelyandcompletelypluggedintoreceptacles. •Connecttoproperlywiredoutletsanyequipmentthatwil (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Manual Statement3 CAUTION: Whenlaserproducts(suchasCD-ROMs,DVDdrives,fiberopticdevices,ortransmitters)are installed,notethefollowing: •Donotremovethecovers.Removingthecoversofthelaserproductcouldresultinexposureto hazardouslaserradiation.Therearenoserviceablepartsinsidethedevice. •Useofcontrolsoradjustmentsorperformanceofproceduresotherthanthosespecifiedherein mightresultinhazardousradiationexposure. DANGER Somelaserproductscontainanembe (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Server Manual Statement6 CAUTION: Ifyouinstallastrain-reliefbracketoptionovertheendofthepowercordthatisconnectedtothe device,youmustconnecttheotherendofthepowercordtoapowersourcethatiseasilyaccessible incaseitneedstobedisconnected. Statement7 CAUTION: Ifthedevicehasdoors,ensurethatyouremoveorsecurethedoorsbeforemovingorliftingthe devicetoprotectagainstpersonalinjury.Thedoorswillnotsupporttheweightofthedevice. Statement8 CAUTION: Neverremovethecoveron (...)

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ThinkServer RD530 Statement11 CAUTION: Thefollowinglabelindicatesapotentialheathazard. Statement12 DANGER Overloadingabranchcircuitisapotentialfirehazardandashockhazardundercertainconditions.To avoidthesehazards,ensurethatyoursystemelectricalrequirementsdonotexceedbranchcurrentratings attheinstallationsite. Statement13 CAUTION: Ensurethattherackissecuredproperlytoavoidtippingwhentheserverunitisextendedontherails. Statement14 CAUTION: Someaccessoryoropti (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Maintenance manual Statement16 CAUTION: Toreducetheriskofelectricshockorenergyhazards: •Thisequipmentmustbeinstalledbytrainedservicepersonnelinarestricted-accesslocation,as definedbyyourlocalelectricalcodeandthelatesteditionofIEC60950. •Connecttheequipmenttoareliablyearthedsafetyextralowvoltage(SELV)source.AnSELV sourceisasecondarycircuitthatisdesignedsothatnormalandsinglefaultconditionsdonot causethevoltagestoexceedasafelevel(60Vdirectcurrent). •T (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Server Manual Statement20 CAUTION: Alithiumionbatteryisprovided.Toavoidpossibleexplosion,donotburnthebattery.Replacethe batteryonlywiththeLenovo-approvedpart.Recycleordiscardthebatteryasinstructedbylocal regulations. Safetyinspectionguide Thepurposeofthisinspectionguideistoassistyouinidentifyingpotentiallyunsafeconditions.Aseach machinewasdesignedandbuilt,requiredsafetyitemswereinstalledtoprotectusersandservicetechnicians frominjury.Thisguideaddresse (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Manual Groundingrequirements Electricalgroundingoftheserverisrequiredforoperatorsafetyandcorrectsystemfunction.Proper groundingoftheelectricaloutletcanbeverifiedbyacertifiedelectrician. ©CopyrightLenovo2012,2015 xi (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Maintenance manual Chapter1.Generalinformation Thischapterprovidessomegeneralinformationaboutyourproduct. Thischaptercontainsthefollowingitems: •“Introduction”onpage1 •“Serverdocumentation”onpage1 Introduction ThisHardwareMaintenanceManualforyourLenovo ® ThinkServer ® productcontainsinformationaboutthe serverfeatures,specifications,componentlocations,configurationinstructions,hardwarereplacement procedures,andtroubleshootinganddiagnostics. (...)

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ThinkServer RD530 Printeddocuments Thefollowingdocumentsareprintedoutandcontainedinyourserverpackage. •ReadMeFirst Thisisamultilingualdocumentyoushouldreadfirst.Thisdocumentguidesyoutoreadthecomplete warranty,support,andsafetyinformationonthedocumentationDVDthatcomeswithyourserverbefore usingtheproduct.Thisdocumentalsoprovidesinformationabouthowtofindthemostup-to-date informationontheLenovoSupportWebsite. •ImportantNotices Thisdocumentincludessafet (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Maintenance manual •RackInstallationInstructions Thisdocumentprovidesinstructionsonhowtoinstallyourserverintoastandardrackcabinetbyusing therailkitshippedwiththeserver. •ThinkServerManagementModuleUserGuide Thisdocumentprovidesinformationaboutserverremotemanagement.ThisdocumentisinEnglishonly. YoumightfindthisdocumentonthedocumentationDVDthatcomeswithyourserver.Ifnot,downloadit fromtheLenovoWebsiteat: http://www.lenovo.com/ThinkServerUserGuides Note: (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Maintenance manual Chapter2.Serversetuproadmap Thischapterprovidesageneralroadmaptoguideyouthroughsettingupyourserver. Theserversetupprocedurevariesdependingontheconfigurationoftheserverwhenitwasdelivered.In somecases,theserverisfullyconfiguredandyoujustneedtoconnecttheservertothenetworkandan acpowersource,andthenyoucanturnontheserver.Inothercases,theserverneedstohavehardware featuresinstalled,requireshardwareandfirmwareconfiguration,andrequiresanoper (...)

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ThinkServer RD530 Chapter3.Productoverview Thischapterprovidesinformationabouttheserverpackage,features,specifications,softwareprograms, andcomponentlocations. Thischaptercontainsthefollowingitems: •“Serverpackage”onpage7 •“Features”onpage7 •“Specifications”onpage11 •“Software”onpage11 •“Locations”onpage13 Serverpackage Theserverpackageincludestheserver,arailkit,powercords,printeddocumentation,adocumentation DVD,andsoftwar (...)

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ThinkServer RD530 Microprocessor OneortwoIntel ® Xeon ® quad-core,hexa-core,orocta-coremicroprocessors(internalcachesizevaries bymodel) ForalistoftheThinkServermicroprocessoroptions,goto: http://www.lenovo.com/thinkserver Memory Yourserverhas20memoryslots.Formoreinformation,see“Memorymoduleinstallationrules”onpage71 . Powersupply Oneortwo800-watthot-swapredundantpowersupplies(Universalinputandcompliantwith80PLUSGold) Note:Ifyouareusinguninterruptib (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Maintenance manual Input/Output(I/O)features •OneortwoVideoGraphicsArray(VGA)DB-15connectors •Oneserialconnectorontherearpanel •SixUSB2.0connectors(twoonthefrontpanelandfourontherearpanel) •ThreeRJ-45Ethernetconnectorsontherearpanel(Ethernetconnector0isforsystemmanagement) Forthelocationinformationabouttheconnectors,refertotherelatedtopicsin“Locations”onpage13. Videosubsystem AnintegratedgraphicscontrollerintheThinkServerManagementModule(TMM), (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Manual chip,nomatterwhatconditiontheserveroperatingsystemisinandnomatteriftheserverisonor off,aslongastheserverisconnectedtonetworkandanacpowersource,theinteractionwiththe TMM-controlledserverscanbeachievedthroughsystemnetwork.Theusercanobtaintheserver hardwarehealthinformationandsystemeventlog(SEL),andisabletoconducttheoperations includingturningonorofftheserver,restartingtheserver,andsoon.Thispartofservermanagement isindependentoftheoperatin (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Maintenance manual Specifications Thistopicliststhephysicalspecificationsforyourserver. Dimensions Width:436mm(17.17inches)withouthandles;482.4mm(18.99inches)withhandles Height:43.6mm(1.72inches) Depth:720.6mm(28.37inches)withouthandles;734mm(28.90inches)withhandles Weight Theproductweightvariesdependingondifferentsystemconfigurations. Rangeofproductweightwithoutpackage:12kg(26.46lb)to17kg(37.48lb) Rangeofproductweightwithpackage:15kg(33.07lb)to24kg(52 (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Manual ThinkServerEasyUpdateFirmwareUpdater TheThinkServerEasyUpdateFirmwareUpdaterprogram(hereinafterreferredtoastheFirmwareUpdater program)enablesyoutomaintainyourserverfirmwareup-to-dateandhelpsyouavoidunnecessaryserver outages.TheFirmwareUpdaterprogramisprovidedontheLenovoSupportWebsite.Formoreinformation aboutdownloadingandusingtheFirmwareUpdaterprogram,see“Updatingthefirmware”onpage61 . LenovoThinkServerEasyManage TheLenovoThinkSer (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Maintenance manual LenovoprovidesatrialversionoftheThinkServerSmartGridTechnologyprogramwithafree90-day subscription.After90days,youmustrenewthelicensetocontinueusingtheprogram.Youcanpurchase thelicensefromLenovotoactivatetheThinkServerSmartGridTechnologyprogramandexpandthe managementcapabilityoftheprogramwhenthefreetrialends. TodownloadtheThinkServerSmartGridTechnologyprogram,gotohttp://www.lenovo.com/driversand followtheinstructionsontheWebpage. Fordeta (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Maintenance manual Themachinetype,model,andserialnumberlabelisattachedonthepull-outinformationcard,whichisa smallplastictabandcanbeslidoutofthefrontofthechassis.Thefollowingillustrationsaresamplesofthe machinetype,model,andserialnumberlabelsonservermodelswithdifferentharddiskdriveconfigurations. Note:Dependingonthemodel,yourservermightlookslightlydifferentfromtheillustrationsinthistopic. ID CPU Mem PSU MT-M XXXX- XXX S/N XXXXXXX Figure2.Labelonserver (...)

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ThinkServer RD530 •Frontviewofservermodelswith2.5-inchharddiskdrives Note:Dependingonthemodel,yourservermightlookslightlydifferentfromtheillustrationsinthistopic. Frontviewofservermodelswith3.5-inchharddiskdrives Thefollowingillustrationshowsthefrontviewofservermodelswith3.5-inchharddiskdrives. CPU MemPSU ID Figure4.Frontviewofservermodelswith3.5-inchharddiskdrives 1Frontpanel5Rightrackhandle 2IntelligentDiagnosticsModule63.5-inchharddiskdrivearea 3 (...)

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ThinkServer RD530 63.5-inchharddiskdrivearea TheEMIintegrityandcoolingoftheserverareprotectedbyhavingalldrivebayscoveredoroccupied.The numberoftheinstalledharddiskdrivesinyourservervariesbymodel.Thevacantharddiskdrivebaysare occupiedbydummyharddiskdrivetrays. Theharddiskdrivebaynumbersaremarkedonthetopedgeofthefrontbezel. Figure5.3.5-inchharddiskdrivebaynumbers(topviewoftheserver) Frontviewofservermodelswith2.5-inchharddiskdrives Thefollowingillustration (...)

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ThinkServer RD530 3IntelligentDiagnosticsModule Formoreinformation,see“IntelligentDiagnosticsModule”onpage19. 4Rightrackhandle 6Leftrackhandle Ifyourserverisinstalledinarackcabinet,youcanusetherackhandlestoslidetheserveroutoftherack cabinet;orusetherackhandlesandscrewstosecuretheserverintherackcabinetsothattheserver cannotslideout,especiallyinvibration-proneareas.Formoreinformation,refertotheRackInstallation Instructionsthatcomeswithyourserver. 52.5- (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Manual Thefollowingillustrationshowsthecontrols,connectors,andLEDsonthefrontpaneloftheserver. ID Figure8.Frontpanel 1PowerswitchwithpowerstatusLED 5SystemerrorLED 2IDbuttonwithIDLED 6FrontUSBconnector1 3NetworkInterfaceController(NIC)1statusLED7FrontUSBconnector2 4NIC2statusLED8FrontVGADB-15connector(availableinsomemodels) 1PowerswitchwithpowerstatusLED Youcanpressthepowerswitchtoturnontheserverwhenyoufinishsettinguptheserver.Youalsocan hol (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Server Manual 3NIC1statusLED 4NIC2statusLED ThetwoNICstatusLEDsindicatetheLANstatusfortheEthernetconnector1andEthernetconnector2 ontherearpaneloftheserver. NICstatusLEDColor Description OnGreen TheserverisconnectedtoaLAN. Off None TheserverisdisconnectedfromaLAN. Blinking Green TheLANisconnectedandactive. 5SystemerrorLED ThesystemerrorLEDhelpsyoutodetermineifthereareanysystemerrors. SystemerrorLEDColor Description On Amber Amaincomponenthasfailed. Of (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Server Manual ThefollowingillustrationshowsthelocationoftheIDMandthediagnosticLEDsontheIDMpanelinthe frontoftheserver.Dependingonthemodel,yourservermightlookslightlydifferentfromtheillustrationsin thistopic. CPU MemPSU ID CPU Mem PSU Figure9.IDMpanel 1PowersupplyerrorLED4MemorymodulestatusLED 2AmbienttemperaturelimitLED5MicroprocessorstatusLED 3SystemfanerrorLED 1PowersupplyerrorLED WhenthepowersupplyerrorLEDislitinamber,itindicatesthatthereisapo (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Maintenance manual 5MicroprocessorstatusLED(alsoknownasCPUerrorLED) WhenthemicroprocessorstatusLEDislitinamber,itindicatesthatoneormoremicroprocessorsare overheated. Rearviewoftheserver Thistopicprovidesinformationtohelpyoulocatetheconnectorsandcomponentsontherearofyourserver. Thefollowingillustrationshowstherearviewoftheserverwithtwohot-swappowersupplies. 1 0 MGMT ID 8 9 2 Figure10.Rearviewoftheserver 1Hot-swapredundantpowersupply2(availablein somemo (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Manual 4PCIExpresscardslot UsedtoattachanEthernetcardoranyothersupportedPCIExpresscard. Note:IfaThinkServerHostBusAdapterisavailable,refertoitsuserguidefordetailedinformation.Theuser guideisavailablefordownloadat: http://www.lenovo.com/drivers PhysicallinkwidthNegotiablelinkwidth Supportedcardlengthandheight x16x16,x8,x4,x2,x1 Half-length,full-heightcard 589Ethernetconnectors UsedtoattachanEthernetcableforaLAN.EachEthernetconnectorhastwostatus (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Maintenance manual 10Serialport Usedtoattachadevicethatusesa9-pinserialport. 11IDLED WhenyoupresstheIDbutton,theIDLEDsonboththefrontandrearoftheserverarelittohelpyoulocate theserveramongotherservers.YoualsocanturnontheIDLEDsusingaremotemanagementprogram forserverpresencedetection. IDLED Color Description On Blue Thesystemisidentified. Off NoneTheIDLEDisnotinuseorthesystemisnot identified. Servercomponents Thistopicprovidesinformationaboutmajorcomponentl (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Server Manual Thefollowingillustrationshowsthecomponentsofservermodelswith3.5-inchhot-swapharddiskdrives. ID Mem CPU PSU Figure11.Componentsofservermodelswith3.5-inchhot-swapharddiskdrives 1Systemfans 11Rightrackhandle 2Twentymemoryslots(installedmemorymodules varybymodel) 12Harddiskdrivebay3 3PCIExpresscard13Opticaldrivebay(withanopticaldriveinstalledinsome models) 4Coolingshroud 14Harddiskdrivebay2 5Risercardassembly1 15Pull-outinformationcard 6 (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Manual Thefollowingillustrationshowsthecomponentsofservermodelswith2.5-inchhot-swapharddiskdrives. ID Mem CPU PSU Figure12.Componentsofservermodelswith2.5-inchhot-swapharddiskdrives 1Systemfans 13Harddiskdrivebay6 2Twentymemoryslots(installedmemorymodules varybymodel) 14Harddiskdrivebay5 3PCIExpresscard 15Harddiskdrivebay4 4Coolingshroud 16Harddiskdrivebay3 5Risercardassembly117Harddiskdrivebay2 6PCIExpresscard 18IntelligentDiagnosticsModul (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Manual Notes: •BeforeservicingaLenovoproduct,ensurethatyoureadandunderstand“Safetyinformation”onpageiii . •UseonlypartsprovidedbyLenovo. ThefollowingtableliststhemajorFRUsinyourserverandtheCRUidentificationinformation.Foracomplete listingofFRUinformation,suchasFRUpartnumbersandsupportedservermodels,goto: http://www.lenovo.com/serviceparts-lookup Description Self-serviceCRUOptional-service CRU Coolingshroud YesNo DiagnosticmoduleNoYes (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Maintenance manual Hot-swapharddiskdrivestatusLEDs Eachhot-swapharddiskdrivehastwostatusLEDsonthefront. Figure13.Hot-swapharddiskdrivestatusLEDs 1HarddiskdriveactivityLED2HarddiskdriveRAIDstatusLEDDescription OffOff Theharddiskdrivehasfailedoris notpresent. On,greenOff Theharddiskdriveispresentbutnot inuse. Blinking,green Off Theharddiskdriveisactiveanddata isbeingtransferred. On,greenBlinkingrapidly(aboutfourflashes persecond),amber TheRAIDcontrollerisi (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Server Manual ThinkServerRAID500Adapter(alsoknownasThinkServer9240-8iRAID0/1Adapter) ThefollowingillustrationshowstheconnectorsontheThinkServerRAID500Adapter. Figure14.ThinkServerRAID500Adapter 1Port0 3ThinkServerRAID500UpgradeKeyforAdvancedRAID connector 2Port1 1Port0 Usedtoconnectamini-SASsignalcable.See“Mini-SAStomini-SASsignalcableconnections”onpage32. 2Port1 Usedtoconnectamini-SASsignalcable.See“Mini-SAStomini-SASsignalcableconnections”o (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Server Manual ThinkServerRAID700Adapter(alsoknownasThinkServer9260-8iSASRAIDAdapter) ThefollowingillustrationshowstheconnectorsontheThinkServerRAID700Adapter. Figure15.ThinkServerRAID700Adapter 1Ports7-4 3ThinkServerRAID700Batteryconnector 2Ports3-0 1Ports7-4 Usedtoconnectamini-SASsignalcable.See“Mini-SAStomini-SASsignalcableconnections”onpage32 . 2Ports3-0 Usedtoconnectamini-SASsignalcable.See“Mini-SAStomini-SASsignalcableconnections”onpage3 (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Maintenance manual Thefollowingillustrationshowsthelocationofthehot-swapharddiskdrivebackplane.Youneedtoremove theservercovertoaccessthebackplane.See“Removingtheservercover”onpage65 . Notes: •Dependingonthemodel,yourservermightlookslightlydifferentfromtheillustrationsinthistopic. •Thefollowingillustrationisbasedon3.5-inchhot-swapharddiskdriveswithonebackplane1. Figure16.Hot-swapharddiskdrivebackplanelocation Backplanefor3.5-inchharddiskdrives This (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Maintenance manual Figure18.Rearviewofthebackplanefor3.5-inchharddiskdrives 18-pinpowerconnector 3Mini-SASports0-3 2Opticaldrivepowerconnector 18-pinpowerconnector Usedtoconnectapowercabletoprovidepowertothebackplane. 2Opticaldrivepowerconnector Usedtoconnectthepowercablefortheslimopticaldrive. 3Mini-SASports0-3 Usedtoconnectthemini-SASconnectorononeendofthemini-SASsignalcabletosupportthehard diskdrive0toharddiskdrive3. Backplanefor2.5-inchharddiskdrives (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Manual Figure20.Rearviewofthebackplanefor2.5-inchharddiskdrives 18-pinpowerconnector 3Mini-SASports0-3 2Mini-SASports4-7 18-pinpowerconnector Usedtoconnectapowercabletoprovidepowertothebackplane. 2Mini-SASports4-7 Usedtoconnectthemini-SASconnectorononeendofthemini-SASsignalcabletosupportthehard diskdrive4toharddiskdrive7. 3Mini-SASports0-3 Usedtoconnectthemini-SASconnectorononeendofthemini-SASsignalcabletosupportthehard diskdrive0toharddiskdri (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Maintenance manual Figure21.ConnectingcablesfromtheRAIDcardtothebackplane ToconnectcablesfromtheRAIDcardtothebackplane,dooneofthefollowingdependingonthetypeof yourRAIDcard: •IfyouareusingaThinkServerRAID500Adapter,dothefollowing: 1.Usethemini-SAStomini-SASsignalcable.Connectthemini-SASconnector1totheport0onthe RAIDcard.Then,connectthemini-SASconnector 2tothemini-SASports0-3onthebackplane. 2.Ifyourserverhasmorethanfourharddiskdrivesinstalled,usetheotherm (...)

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ThinkServer RD530 7 8 10 11 12 13 14 9 15 16 17 18 19 20 22 21 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 Figure22.Systemboardcomponents 1Frontpanelconnector17Redundantpowersupplyconnector2 2InternalUSBconnector1 18Backplanepowerconnector1 3InternalUSBconnector219Memoryslots(4) 4IntelligentDiagnosticsModuleconnector 20Systemfan8connector 5FrontVGAconnector21Systemfan7connector 6SATAconnector0 22Microprocessor2 7PlatformControllerHub(PCH)23Systemfan6connector 8System (...)

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ThinkServer RD530 1Frontpanelconnector Usedtoconnectthefrontpanelcable. 2Internaldual-portUSBconnector1 UsedtoconnectthefrontpanelUSBcable. 3Internaldual-portUSBconnector2 Reservedforthemanufacturer. 4IntelligentDiagnosticsModuleconnector UsedtoconnectthecableoftheIntelligentDiagnosticsModule. 5FrontVGAconnector UsedtoconnectthecableofthefrontVGAconnectoronthefrontpaneloftheserver. 6SATAconnector0 Usedtoconnectthesignalcableoftheslimopticaldrive. 7Platfo (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Server Manual 12ThinkServerTrustedPlatformModuleconnector UsedtoconnectaThinkServerTrustedPlatformModule(hereinafterreferredtoastheTPM),whichis asecuritychip,toenhanceserversecurity.See“InstallingorremovingtheThinkServerTrustedPlatform Module”onpage95 . 13ThinkServerManagementModule WiththeintegratedThinkServerManagementModule(hereinafterreferredtoastheTMM),nomatterwhat conditiontheserveroperatingsystemisinandnomatteriftheserverisonoroff,aslongas (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Manual Systemboardjumpersandswitches Thistopicprovidesinformationaboutthejumpersandswitchesonthesystemboard. Ajumperisashortlengthofconductorusedtosetuporadjustprintedcircuitboards,suchasthesystem boardofacomputer.Ajumperusuallyisencasedinanon-conductiveblockofplasticforconvenientuse andtoavoidanypossibledamagetoalivecircuit.Jumperpinsarrangedingroupsonthesystemboardare calledjumperblocks.Whentwoormorejumperpinsarecappedwithajumper,anelectrica (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Server Manual Thefollowingillustrationshowsthestatusofthejumpersandswitchesonthesystemboardofyourserver. Youcanconfigure,recover,enable,ordisablesomespecificfeaturesofthesystemboardbysettingthe jumpersormovingtheswitches. Figure24.Systemboardjumpersandswitches Table1.Systemjumpers 1ClearCMOS(ComplementaryMetalOxideSemiconductor)jumper3Switches 2ThinkServerManagementModuleEnable/Disablejumper Attention:Tosetthejumpersormoveswitches,youneedtoremoveth (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Maintenance manual ToclearCMOS,dothefollowing: 1.Removeallmediafromthedrivesandturnoffallattacheddevicesandtheserver.Then,disconnectall powercordsfromelectricaloutletsanddisconnectallcablesthatareconnectedtotheserver. 2.Iftheserverisinstalledinarackcabinet,removetheserverfromtherackcabinetandplaceitonaflat, clean,andstatic-protectivesurface.SeetheRackInstallationInstructionsthatcomeswiththeserver. 3.Removetheservercover.See“Removingtheservercover”onp (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Maintenance manual 3Switches Therearefourswitchesonthesystemboardofyourserver. Figure25.Switches Table2.Switches 1BIOSrecoveryswitch3ManagementEngine(ME)inforceupdateswitch 2Clearpasswordswitch 4Reservedforthemanufacturer 1BIOSrecoveryswitch UsedtorecovertheBIOSifthepowertoyourserverisinterruptedwhiletheBIOSisbeingupdatedandyour servercannotstartcorrectly. TorecovertheBIOS,see“RecoveringfromaBIOSupdatefailure”onpage54 . 2Clearpasswordswitch Usedtoeras (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Server Manual Toclearpasswords,dothefollowing: 1.Removeallmediafromthedrivesandturnoffallattacheddevicesandtheserver.Then,disconnectall powercordsfromelectricaloutletsanddisconnectallcablesthatareconnectedtotheserver. 2.Iftheserverisinstalledinarackcabinet,removetheserverfromtherackcabinetandplaceitonaflat, clean,andstatic-protectivesurface.SeetheRackInstallationInstructionsthatcomeswiththeserver. 3.Removetheservercover.See“Removingtheservercover (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Server Manual TheserverisdesignedsothatLEDsremainlitwhentheserverisconnectedtoanacpowersourcebutisnot turnedon,ifthepowersupplyisoperatingcorrectly.Thishelpsyouisolateproblemswhentheserverisnot turnedon.ManyerrorsarefirstindicatedbyaliterrorLEDonthediagnosticpaneloftheserver.IfanLEDis lit,oneormoreLEDselsewhereintheservermightalsobelittodirectyoutothesourceoftheerror. ThefollowingillustrationshowstheThinkServerManagementModulestatusLEDandsystemfaner (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Maintenance manual 2-9SystemfanerrorLEDs WhenasystemfanerrorLEDonthesystemboardislit,itindicatesthatthecorrespondingsystemfanis operatingtooslowlyorhasfailed.Tosolvetheproblem,youmightneedtoreinstallorreplacethesystem fan.See“Replacingasystemfan”onpage127 .Ifitisasystemboardproblem,contacttheLenovo CustomerSupportCenter. Chapter3.Productoverview43 (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Manual Chapter4.Turningonandturningofftheserver Thischapterprovidesinformationaboutturningonandturningofftheserver. Turningontheserver Theservercanbeturnedoninoneofthefollowingways: •Afteryoufinishunpackingandsettinguptheserver,connectittoanacpowersource.Pressthepower switchonthefrontpaneltoturnontheserver.See“Frontpanel”onpage17 .Theserverneedsabout 30secondsfortheTMMtoinitializewheneveryouconnecttheservertoanacpowersource.Ifyou presst (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Maintenance manual •Theservermightbeturnedoffasanautomaticresponsetoacriticalsystemfailure. Notes: •Whenyouturnofftheserverandleaveitconnectedtoanacpowersource,theserveralsocanrespond toaremoterequesttoturnontheserver.Toremoveallpowerfromtheserver,youmustdisconnect theserverfromtheacpowersource. •Forinformationaboutyourspecificoperatingsystem,refertotherelateddocumentationorhelpsystem fortheoperatingsystem. 46ThinkServerRD530HardwareMaintenanceManu (...)

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ThinkServer RD530 Chapter5.Configuringtheserver Thischapterprovidesthefollowinginformationtohelpyouconfiguretheserver: •“UsingtheSetupUtilityprogram”onpage47 •“UsingtheThinkServerEasyStartupprogram”onpage55 •“ConfiguringRAID”onpage58 •“ConfiguringtheEthernetcontrollers”onpage61 •“Updatingthefirmware”onpage61 UsingtheSetupUtilityprogram ThistopicprovidesinformationaboutusingtheSetupUtilityprogram. TheSetupUtilityprogrami (...)

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ThinkServer RD530 •OntheServerManagementmenu,selectSystemInformationtoviewinformationaboutyoursystem. SetupUtilityprograminterface ThistopicprovidesgeneralinformationaboutthemenusanditemsintheSetupUtilityprogram. DependingontheBIOSversionofyourserver,somemenuoriteminformationmightdifferslightlyfrom theinformationinthistopic. Notes: •Thedefaultsettingsalreadyareoptimizedforyou.Usethedefaultvalueforanyitemyouarenotfamiliar with.Donotchangethevalueofunf (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Maintenance manual Notes: •Enabledmeansthatthefunctionisconfigured. •Disabledmeansthatthefunctionisnotconfigured. TheAdvancedmenucontainsthefollowingsubmenus.Formoreinformation,enterthecorresponding submenuandrefertotheinstructionsonthescreen. •PCIConfiguration:ViewandsetPCIconfigurationparameters. •ACPIConfiguration:ViewandsetACPIconfigurationparameters. •ProcessorConfiguration:Viewinformationabouttheinstalledmicroprocessorsandsetmicropr (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Maintenance manual TheServerManagementmenucontainsthefollowingsubmenus.Formoreinformation,enterthe correspondingsubmenuandrefertotheinstructionsonthescreen. •EraseSEL:Erasesystemeventlog(SEL). •SystemInformation:Viewbasicinformationaboutyourserver. •BMCNetworkConfiguration:SetBMCconfigurationparameters. BootOptionsmenu TheBootOptionsmenuintheSetupUtilityprogramprovidesaninterfacetohelpyouvieworchangethe serverstartupoptions,includingthestartupsequ (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Maintenance manual 3.UsetheTabkeytoswitchbetweendataelementsandtypethenumbersfromthekeyboardtosetthe systemdateandtime. 4.PressF10tosavesettingsandexittheSetupUtilityprogram. Usingpasswords ByusingtheSetupUtilityprogram,youcansetapasswordtopreventunauthorizedaccesstoyourserver. Youdonothavetosetapasswordtouseyourserver.However,usingapasswordimprovescomputing security.Ifyoudecidetosetapassword,readthefollowingtopics. SetupUtilityprogrampasswordtypes Thefol (...)

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ThinkServer RD530 2.OntheSecuritymenu,selectAdministratorPasswordtosetanadministratorpasswordorselect UserPasswordtosetauserpassword. 3.See“Passwordconsiderations”onpage51.Then,followtheinstructionsonthescreentosetor changeapassword. 4.Ifyouwanttodeleteapassword,typeyourcurrentpassword.PressEnterwhenyouareprompted totypeanewpassword.Then,pressEntertoconfirmthenewpassword.Thepreviouspassword willbecleared. Note:Forsecurityreasons,itisrecommendedthaty (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Server Manual 4.PressF10tosavesettingsandexittheSetupUtilityprogram.Theserverwillrestarttoenablethe TPMfunction. SettingthemodeoftheEthernetconnector0 TheEthernetconnector0ontherearoftheserverisforsystemmanagement.Ifyouwanttouseremote managementfunctions,youneedtoconnectanEthernetcabletotheEthernetconnector0.See“Rear viewoftheserver”onpage21 . TheEthernetconnector0forsystemmanagementis82574Lbydefault.Ifyouhaveselectedsharemode forthe82574LEtherne (...)

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ThinkServer RD530 YoualsocanusetheFirmwareUpdaterprogramtohelpyoukeeptheserverfirmwareup-to-date.See “Updatingthefirmware”onpage61 . Updating(flashing)theBIOS Thistopicprovidesinstructionsonhowtoupdate(flash)theBIOS. Notes: •UpdatetheBIOSonyourserveronlyifthenewerBIOSversionspecificallysolvesaproblemyouhave. WedonotrecommendBIOSupdatesforserversthatdonotneedthem.Youcanviewtheupdated informationforthenewBIOSversionintheinstallationinstructionsf (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Maintenance manual 2.Removeallmediafromthedrivesandturnoffallattacheddevicesandtheserver.Then,disconnectall powercordsfromelectricaloutletsanddisconnectallcablesthatareconnectedtotheserver. 3.Iftheserverisinstalledinarackcabinet,removetheserverfromtherackcabinetandplaceitonaflat, clean,andstatic-protectivesurface.SeetheRackInstallationInstructionsthatcomeswiththeserver. 4.Removetheservercover.See“Removingtheservercover”onpage65. 5.LocatetheBIOSrecove (...)

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ThinkServer RD530 TheThinkServerEasyStartupprogramhasthefollowingfeatures: •Containedinaself-starting(bootable)DVD •Easy-to-use,language-selectableinterface •Integratedhelpsystemanduserguide •Automatichardwaredetection •ContainstheRAIDconfigurationutility •Providesdevicedriversbasedontheservermodelanddetecteddevices •DownloadsdevicedriversfromtheThinkServerEasyStartupDVDaccordingtotheoperatingsystem oradd-ondevice •Selectablepartitionsiz (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Manual •FunctionalityandsupportedoperatingsystemsvarydependingontheversionoftheThinkServer EasyStartupprogram.Fromthemaininterfaceoftheprogram,clickCompatibilitynotestoviewthe informationabouttheRAIDcontrollers,operatingsystems,andserverconfigurationssupportedbythe specificversionoftheprogram;andclickUserGuidetoviewthevariousfunctionsandlearnhowto usetheprogram. •BeforeusingtheThinkServerEasyStartupprogramtoinstallanoperatingsystem,ensur (...)

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ThinkServer RD530 •YoushouldreadandaccepttheLenovoLicenseAgreementwhenprompted. •OntheMicrosoftWindowsServer ® 2003operatingsystem,youmightneedtoaddtheUniformResource Locator(URL)fortheThinkServerEasyStartupprogramWebpagetothetrustedWebsitelistsothat thepagecanopencorrectly. YoucandothefollowingwhenusingtheThinkServerEasyStartupprogramonaWindowsoperatingsystem. Fordetailedinformation,refertothehelpsystem. •ViewageneralintroductiontoyourThinkServer (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Server Manual •RAID0:block-levelstripingwithoutparityormirroring SimplestripesetsarenormallyreferredtoasRAID0.RAID0usesstripingtoprovidehighdata throughput,especiallyforlargefilesinanenvironmentthatdoesnotrequirefaulttolerance.RAID0hasno redundancyanditprovidesimprovedperformanceandadditionalstoragewithoutfaulttolerance.Any drivefailuredestroysthearrayandthelikelihoodoffailureincreaseswithmoredrivesinthearray.RAID 0doesnotimplementerrorchecking,so (...)

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ThinkServer RD530 ConfiguringRAIDusingtheThinkServerEasyStartupprogram TheThinkServerEasyStartupprogramsimplifiestheprocessofconfiguringsupportedRAIDandinstalling supportedWindowsandLinuxoperatingsystemsanddevicedriversonyourserver.Theuserguideforthe programcanbeaccesseddirectlyfromtheprograminterface. TheThinkServerEasyStartupprogramhasthefollowingfeaturesforRAIDconfiguration: •ForusewithallsupportedRAIDcontrollers •Automaticallydetectshardwarea (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Manual ConfiguringtheEthernetcontrollers TheEthernetcontrollersareintegratedonthesystemboard.Theyprovideaninterfaceforconnectingto a10Mbps,100Mbps,or1000Mbpsnetworkandprovidefull-duplex(FDX)capability,whichenables simultaneoustransmissionandreceptionofdataonthenetwork. YoudonothavetosetanyjumpersorconfiguretheEthernetcontrollers.However,youmustinstalladevice drivertoenabletheoperatingsystemtorecognizethecontrollers. TheThinkServerEasyStartup (...)

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ThinkServer RD530 FordetailedinformationaboutusingtheLenovoThinkServerEasyManageprogram,refertothehelpsystem fortheprogram. 62ThinkServerRD530HardwareMaintenanceManual (...)

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ThinkServer RD530 Chapter6.Installing,removing,orreplacinghardware Thischapterprovidesinstructionsonhowtoinstall,remove,orreplacehardwareforyourserver. Thischaptercontainsthefollowingitems: •“Guidelines”onpage63 •“Removingtheservercover”onpage65 •“Installing,removing,orreplacinghardware”onpage67 •“Completingthepartsreplacement”onpage143 ForalistoftheThinkServeroptions,goto: http://www.lenovo.com/thinkserver Guidelines Thistopicpro (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Maintenance manual •Youdonothavetoturnofftheservertoinstallorreplaceahot-swapredundantpowersupply,a hot-swapharddiskdrive,orahot-plugUSBdevice.However,youmustturnofftheserverbefore performinganystepthatinvolvesinstalling,removing,orreplacingadaptercablesornon-hot-swap devicesorcomponents. •ToviewtheLEDsonthesystemboardandinternalcomponents,leavetheserverconnectedtopower. •Whenyouarefinishedworkingontheserver,reinstallallsafetyshields,guards,labels, (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Server Manual –AttachtheESDgroundcliptoanyframeground,groundbraid,orgreen-wireground. –Whenworkingonadouble-insulatedorbattery-operatedsystem,useanESDcommongroundor referencepoint.Youcanusecoaxorconnector-outsideshellsonthesesystems. –Usethegroundprongoftheacplugonac-operatedservers. Systemreliabilityguidelines Tohelpensurepropercoolingandsystemreliability,strictlyfollowtheseguidelines: •Eachofthedrivebayshasadriveoradummytrayinstalled. •If (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Server Manual Beforeyoubegin,printalltherelatedinstructionsorensurethatyoucanviewthePDFversiononanother computerforreference. Note:Dependingonthemodel,yourservermightlookslightlydifferentfromtheillustrationsinthistopic. Toremovetheservercover,dothefollowing: 1.Removeallmediafromthedrivesandturnoffallattacheddevicesandtheserver.Then,disconnectall powercordsfromelectricaloutlets. 2.Disconnectthepowercords,Input/Output(I/O)cables,andallothercablesthatar (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Manual 5.Fullyopenthecoverlatch1andslidetheservercovertotherearuntilitisdisengagedfromthechassis. Then,lifttheservercoveroffthechassisandsetitaside. Note:Itisrecommendedthatyouwaitthreetofiveminutestolettheservercoolbeforeremoving theservercover. ID CPU Mem PSU Figure28.Removingtheservercover Attention:Forpropercoolingandairflow,installtheservercoverbeforeturningontheserver.Operatingthe serverformorethan30minuteswiththeservercoverremovedm (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Server Manual Thistopicprovidesinstructionsonhowtoremoveandreinstalltherackhandles. Beforeyoubegin,printalltherelatedinstructionsorensurethatyoucanviewthePDFversiononanother computerforreference. Note:Dependingonthemodel,yourservermightlookslightlydifferentfromtheillustrationsinthistopic. Toremoveandreinstalltherackhandles,dothefollowing: 1.Oneachsideoftheserver,removethescrewthatsecurestherackhandleandthenremovetherack handlefromthechassis. ID Mem (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Maintenance manual 2.Toreinstalltherackhandles,insertthesmalltab1ontherackhandleintothehole2inthechassis. Then,alignthescrewholeintherackhandlewiththecorrespondingholeinthechassisandinstallthe screwtosecuretherackhandleoneachsideoftheserver. ID Mem CPU PSU Figure30.Installingtherackhandles Removingandreinstallingthecoolingshroud Thecoolingshroudmustberemovedtoallowaccesstosomeoftheservercomponents.Thistopicprovides instructionsonhowtoremoveandreinstall (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Maintenance manual 3.Removetheservercover.See“Removingtheservercover”onpage65. 4.Insertafingerintoeachofthetwoholesinthecoolingshroudandthenliftthecoolingshroudoutof theserver. ID Mem CPU PSU Figure31.Removingthecoolingshroud Attention:Forpropercoolingandairflow,reinstallthecoolingshroudbeforeturningontheserver.Operating theserverformorethan30minuteswiththecoolingshroudremovedmightdamageservercomponents. Reinstallingthecoolingshroud Toreinstallth (...)

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ThinkServer RD530 3.Notetheorientationofthecoolingshroudandthenplaceitabovetheserversothatthetabsonboth sidesofthecoolingshroudarealignedwiththecorrespondingholesorgapsinbothsidesofthe chassis.Then,lowerthecoolingshroudintothechassisuntilitsnapsintoposition. Note:Ifnecessary,gentlypressthecoolingshroudonbothsidessothatthetabsonthecoolingshroud completelyengagewithbothsidesofthechassis. ID Mem CPU PSU Figure32.Reinstallingthecoolingshroud 4.Reinstallth (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Manual •Theminimumsystemmemoryis4GB(onlyonemicroprocessorinstalledandonlyone4GBmemory moduleinstalledintheCPU1DIMMA1slot). •ThemaximumsystemmemoryforRDIMMsis320GB(twomicroprocessorsinstalledandone16GB RDIMMinstalledineachofthe20memoryslots). •ThemaximumsystemmemoryforLVRDIMMsis256GB(twomicroprocessorsinstalledandone16GB LVRDIMMinstalledineachofthe16memoryslotsthatsupportsanLVRDIMM). Formoreinformationaboutthememorymodulesinyourspecifics (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Manual Thefollowingillustrationshowsthelocationsofallmemoryslotsonasystemboardthathastwo microprocessors(alsoknownasCPUs)andtwoheatsinksinstalled. Figure33.Memoryslotsonthesystemboard 1Memoryslot(CPU1DIMMC1)11Memoryslot(CPU1DIMMA2) 2Memoryslot(CPU1DIMMC2)12Memoryslot(CPU1DIMMA1) 3Memoryslot(CPU1DIMMC3)*13Memoryslot(CPU2DIMMC1) 4Memoryslot(CPU1DIMMD1)14Memoryslot(CPU2DIMMC2) 5Memoryslot(CPU1DIMMD2)15Memoryslot(CPU2DIMMD1) 6Memoryslot(CPU1DIMMD3 (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Maintenance manual Notes: •Allmemorymodulestobeinstalledonaservermustbethesametype(LVRDIMM,RDIMM,orUDIMM). •Whenyouinstallmemorymoduleswithdifferentranksinonechannel,startfromthefarthestmemoryslot inthechannelandinstallthememorymodulethathasthemostranksfirst. •When1.35Vmemorymodulesand1.50Vmemorymodulesareinstalledintothememoryslotsforthe samemicroprocessor,allthememorymodulesrunat1.50V. •Whenmemorymoduleswithdifferentfrequenciesareinstalledintot (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Manual Notes: •Allmemorymodulestobeinstalledonaservermustbethesametype(LVRDIMM,RDIMM,orUDIMM). •Whenyouinstallmemorymoduleswithdifferentranksinonechannel,startfromthefarthestmemoryslot inthechannelandinstallthememorymodulethathasthemostranksfirst. •When1.35Vmemorymodulesand1.50Vmemorymodulesareinstalledintothememoryslotsforthe samemicroprocessor,allthememorymodulesrunat1.50V. •Whenmemorymoduleswithdifferentfrequenciesareinstalledintot (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Manual Figure35.CPU1DIMMsandCPU2DIMMs Table4.Memorymoduleinstallationrulesforserverswithtwomicroprocessors CPU1DIMMCPU2DIMM A1A2A3B1B2B3 C1C2C3 D1D2D3A1A2B1B2 C1C2 D1D2 TwoDIMMsXX FourDIMMsXXXX SixDIMMs XXXXXX EightDIMMsXXXXXXXX Twelve DIMMs XXXXXXXXXXXX Sixteen DIMMs XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX Twenty DIMMs XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX Note:The20DIMMsconfigurationissupportedonlywhenyouareusingnormalRDIMMs. Installingamemorymodule Attention:Donotopenyourservero (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Server Manual Notes: •Tooptimizesystemperformance,ensurethatyouconsiderandfollowthememorymoduleinstallation ruleswhenperformingtheoperation.See“Memorymoduleinstallationrules”onpage71 . •Useanydocumentationthatcomeswiththememorymoduleandfollowthoseinstructionsinadditionto theinstructionsinthistopic. Toinstallamemorymodule,dothefollowing: 1.Removeallmediafromthedrivesandturnoffallattacheddevicesandtheserver.Then,disconnectall powercordsfromelec (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Manual 9.Positionthenewmemorymoduleoverthememoryslot.Ensurethatthenotch1onthenewmemory moduleisalignedwiththekey 2inthememoryslot.Then,pressthenewmemorymodulestraightdown intothememoryslotuntiltheretainingclipscloseandthenewmemorymodulesnapsintoposition. Note:Ifthereisagapbetweenthememorymoduleandtheretainingclips,thememorymodulehas notbeeninstalledcorrectly.Opentheretainingclips,removethememorymodule,andthenreinstallit intothememoryslotuntilt (...)

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ThinkServer RD530 6.Removeanypartsordisconnectanycablesthatmightpreventyouraccesstothememoryslots. 7.Locatethememorymodulethatyouwanttoremoveandopentheretainingclipsonbothendsofthe memoryslot.Then,graspthememorymodulebyitsedgesandcarefullypullitstraightuptoremoveit fromthememoryslot. Figure38.Removingamemorymodule 8.Reinstallanypartsorreconnectanycablesthatyouhaveremoved. 9.Ifyouareinstructedtoreturntheoldmemorymodule,followallpackaginginstructionsanduse (...)

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ThinkServer RD530 1.Removeallmediafromthedrivesandturnoffallattacheddevicesandtheserver.Then,disconnectall powercordsfromelectricaloutletsanddisconnectallcablesthatareconnectedtotheserver. 2.Iftheserverisinstalledinarackcabinet,removetheserverfromtherackcabinetandplaceitonaflat, clean,andstatic-protectivesurface.SeetheRackInstallationInstructionsthatcomeswiththeserver. 3.Removetheservercover.See“Removingtheservercover”onpage65. 4.Removetherisercarda (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Maintenance manual 7.PositiontheEthernetcardnearthePCIExpresscardslotandalignthetaboftheEthernetcardwith theholeintherisercardassembly1.Then,presstheEthernetcardstraightintotheslotuntilitis securelyseatedintheslot. Figure40.InstallingtheEthernetcard 8.DependingonthetypeoftheEthernetcard,youmightneedtoconnectanyrequiredcables.Referto thedocumentationthatcomeswiththeEthernetcardforspecificinformation. 9.Reinstalltherisercardassembly1.See“Replacingtherise (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Maintenance manual Beforeyoubegin,printalltherelatedinstructionsorensurethatyoucanviewthePDFversiononanother computerforreference. Notes: •UseanydocumentationthatcomeswiththeEthernetcardandfollowthoseinstructionsinadditionto theinstructionsinthistopic. •Dependingonthespecifictype,theEthernetcardmightlookdifferentfromtheillustrationinthistopic. ToremovetheEthernetcard,dothefollowing: 1.Removeallmediafromthedrivesandturnoffallattacheddevicesandtheserve (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Server Manual •Tocompletetheremovalprocedure,goto“Completingthepartsreplacement”onpage143. ReplacingtheRAIDcard Attention:Donotopenyourserverorattemptanyrepairbeforereadingandunderstanding“Safetyinformation” onpageiiiand“Guidelines”onpage63. ThistopicprovidesinstructionsonhowtoreplacetheRAIDcard. YourservercomeswitharequiredRAIDcardtoprovideadvancedSATA/SAShardwareRAIDfunctionsto theserver.Formoreinformation,see“RAIDcard”onpage27and (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Manual 8.GrasptheRAIDcardbyitsedgesandgentlyslidetheRAIDcardoutoftheRAIDcardretentionbracket andtherisercardassembly2. Note:TheRAIDcardmightfittightlyintothePCIExpresscardslot.Ifnecessary,alternatemovingeach sideoftheRAIDcardasmallandequalamountuntilitiscompletelyremovedfromtheslot. Figure42.RemovingtheRAIDcard 9.Touchthestatic-protectivepackagethatcontainstheRAIDcardtoanyunpaintedsurfaceontheoutside oftheserver.Then,taketheRAIDcardandthelow- (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Maintenance manual 11.Alignthetwoscrewholesinthelow-profilebracketwiththecorrespondingscrewholesintheRAIDcard andtheninstallthescrewstosecurethebracket. Figure44.Installingthelow-profilebrackettotheRAIDcard 12.PositiontheRAIDcardnearthePCIExpresscardslot.EnsurethattheleftedgeoftheRAIDcardis insertedintothenotchoftheRAIDcardretentionbracket1.Then,carefullypresstheRAIDcard straightintotheslotuntilitissecurelyseatedandthelow-profilebracketalsoissecuredbyt (...)

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Lenovo ThinkServer RD530 Manual •AfteraLenovoRAIDcardisreplaced,dothefollowing: 1.ChecktheversionofthenewRAIDcardfirmwarebypressingCtrl+HwhenstartingtheSetup Utilityprogram. 2.Gotohttp://www.lenovo.com/driversandfollowtheinstructionsontheWebpagetodownloadthe latestversionoffirmware.Then,installthefirmwaretoyourserver. Note:IfyouwanttousetheFirmwareUpdaterprogram,ensurethatitcontainsthelatestversionsofthe firmware.Youcangotohttp://www.lenovo.com/driversandcompare (...)

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