Configuration Guide

NEC EXPRESS5800/R120b-2
Configuration Guide
Introduction
This document contains product and configuration information that will enable you to configure your system. The
guide will ensure fast and proper configuration of your NEC EXPRESS5800 server.
February 2012
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CONFIGURATION GUIDE – NEC EXPRESS5800/R120b-2
Contents
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION ........................................................................................ 3
Key Features .......................................................................................................................................... 3
Specification .......................................................................................................................................... 3
EXTERNAL VIEWS ....................................................................................................... 10
Front and Rear Views ......................................................................................................................... 10
Dimensions (mm) ................................................................................................................................ 11
CONFIGURATION DIAGRAM ....................................................................................... 12
SERVER CONFIGURATION ......................................................................................... 13
1
2
3
Base Models ................................................................................................................................. 13
2nd Processor .............................................................................................................................. 14
Memory ......................................................................................................................................... 14
3.1
Memory Configuration........................................................................................................ 14
4 Internal Hard Disk Drives ............................................................................................................ 18
4.1
RAID Configuration ............................................................................................................ 18
4.2
Internal Drive Configuration ............................................................................................... 19
5 Optical Drive ................................................................................................................................. 28
6 Floppy Drive / Flash FDD ............................................................................................................ 28
7 Internal Tape / RDX Drives .......................................................................................................... 28
7.1
Tape / RDX Drive Selection ............................................................................................... 28
7.2
Tape / RDX Configuration .................................................................................................. 29
8 PCI Riser Card / PCI Card ........................................................................................................... 29
8.1
PCI Riser Card ................................................................................................................... 29
8.2
LAN Controller ................................................................................................................... 29
8.3
External RAID Controller.................................................................................................... 31
8.4
Fibre Channel / SAS / SCSI Controller .............................................................................. 31
8.5
Serial Port Adapter ............................................................................................................. 31
9 Other Add-in Components .......................................................................................................... 31
9.1
Redundant Power Supply .................................................................................................. 31
9.2
Redundant Fan .................................................................................................................. 32
9.3
VMware ESXi Pre-install Kit .............................................................................................. 32
10 Add-on Components .................................................................................................................. 32
10.1 17-inch LCD Console Drawer ............................................................................................ 32
10.2 KVM Switch ........................................................................................................................ 33
10.3 Server Management License ............................................................................................. 33
10.4 Front Bezel ......................................................................................................................... 33
10.5 Cable Management Arm .................................................................................................... 33
10.6 Medium and Cartridge ....................................................................................................... 34
11 Support Service .......................................................................................................................... 34
11.1 Software ............................................................................................................................. 34
REFERENCES............................................................................................................... 35
Server Management ............................................................................................................................ 35
OS Support Matrix for PCI Cards ...................................................................................................... 36
Supporting PCI Cards and Installable Slots ..................................................................................... 37
Copyright Notice and Liability Disclaimer ........................................................................................ 40
REVISION HISTORY ..................................................................................................... 41
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Technical Specification
Key Features

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High performance with the latest Intel® Xeon® processor 5600 series
Up to 192 GB of high speed DDR3-1333 memory
High energy efficiency with power capping feature and 80 PLUS® Gold power supply
Full manageability by integrated EXPRESSSCOPE Engine 2
Specification
2.5-inch Drive Model (1 / 2)
Model
R120b-2
Part Number
Processor
N8100-1707F
N8100-1708F
N8100-1759F
N8100-1709F
Type
Intel® Xeon®
processor
E5606
Intel® Xeon®
processor
E5620
Intel® Xeon®
processor
X5687
Intel® Xeon®
processor
E5645
Clock speed
2.13 GHz
2.40 GHz
3.60 GHz
2.40 GHz
Number of Processors
1 or 2
Cache
8 MB
12 MB
12 MB
12 MB
Cores and Threads
4C-4T
4C-8T
4C-8T
6C-12T
Chipset
Memory
Internal Storage
Expansion Slots
[free]
NEC Corporation
Intel® 5520 Chipset
Type
DDR3-1333 and DDR3-1066 ECC Registered Low Power DIMM
Standard Capacity
0 GB
Maximum Capacity
192 GB (12 x 16 GB)
Memory protection
ECC, x4 SDDC, Memory Mirroring, Memory Lockstep, Memory
1
Sparing
Standard Capacity
0 GB
Maximum Capacity
SAS : 10.8 TB (12 x 900 GB)
SATA : 12 TB (12 x 1 TB)
SSD : 1.2 TB ( 12 x 100 GB)
Disk Controller
SATA : 3Gb/s (Integrated)
SAS: 6Gb/s (Optional)
RAID
SATA : RAID 0/1/5/6/10/50 (Optional)
SAS : RAID 0/1/5/6/10/50 (Optional)
Hot Plug
Supported
Optical Disk Drive
Optional
Floppy Disk Drive
Optional
Optical Drive Bays
[free]
Floppy Drive Bays
[free]
3.5-inch Media Bays
[free]
Disk Drive Bays [free]
1 [1]
Standard
Total: 6 slots available
1[1] x PCIe 2.0 x8 (x16 connector)
2[2] x PCIe 2.0 x8 (x8 connector)
1[1] x PCIe 2.0 x4 (x8 connector)
1[1] x PCIe x4 (x8 connector)
1[1] x PCIe 2.0 x4 (x8 connector) dedicated RAID slot
1 [1]
1 [1]
12 [12]
2
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Model
Expansion Slots
[free]
(Cont.)
R120b-2
Optional Riser Card
(N8116-21)
Total: 6 slots available
1[1] x PCIe 2.0 x8 (x16 connector)
1[1] x PCIe 2.0 x8 (x8 connector)
1[1] x PCIe 2.0 x4 (x8 connector)
1[1] x PCIe x4 (x8 connector)
1[1] x 64-bit/ 133 MHz PCI-X
1[1] x PCIe 2.0 x4 (x8 connector) dedicated RAID slot
Optional Riser Card
(N8116-22)
Total: 6 slots available
1[1] x PCIe 2.0 x8 (x8 connector)
1[1] x PCIe 2.0 x4 (x8 connector)
1[1] x PCIe x4 (x8 connector)
2[2] x 64-bit / 33 MHz 5V PCI
1[1] x PCIe 2.0 x4 (x8 connector) dedicated RAID slot
Video Controller (VRAM)
Integrated in Server Management Controller (32MB)
Interfaces
1 x Keyboard (6-pin mini DIN, 1 x rear)
1 x Mouse (6-pin mini DIN, 1 x rear)
2 x VGA (15-pin mini D-sub, 1 x front, 1 x rear)
1 x Serial (9-pin mini D-sub, RS232-C, Serial B, 1 x rear)
8 x USB2.0 (2 x front, 2 x rear, 4 x internal)
2 x 1000BASE-T LAN connector (1000BASE-T / 100BASE-TX /
10BASE-T, RJ-45, 2 x rear)
1 x Management LAN connector (100BASE-TX / 10BASE-T,
RJ-45, 1 x rear)
Server Management
EXPRESSSCOPE Engine 2
Redundant Fan
Optional, hot plug
Redundant Power Supply
Optional, hot plug
Power Supply
1-2 x 750 Watt 80 PLUS® Gold certified hot plug PSU
100-240 VAC ± 10% 50 / 60 Hz ± 3 Hz
Power
Consumption
(Max. Config, Idling)
270 VA /
268 Watt
276 VA /
274 Watt
297 VA /
295 Watt
276 VA /
274 Watt
(Max. Config,
Operating)
580 VA /
570 Watt
600 VA /
590 Watt
750 VA /
740 Watt
610 VA /
600 Watt
Acoustical Noise
Max. Config, Idling
(Sound Pressure
Max. Config, Operating
3
Level)
Dimensions (W x D x H )
47.3dB
47.3dB
47.9dB
47.3dB
54.1dB
54.1dB
55.8dB
54.1dB
Weight (Minimum / Maximum)
21 kg / 31 kg, 46.30 lbs. / 68.34 lbs.
Temperature, Relative Humidity
(non-condensing)
Operating: 10° to 35° C / 50° to 95° F, 20 to 80%
Non-Operating: -10° to 55° C / 14° to 131° F, 20 to 80%
Regulatory and Safety
FCC, CE, BSMI, CCC, UL, CB, RoHS, WEEE
Operating Systems
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2003, Standard Edition (SP1 or later)
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2003, Enterprise Edition (SP1 or later)
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2003 R2, Standard Edition
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2003 R2, Enterprise Edition
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2003 R2, Standard x64 Edition
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2003 R2, Enterprise x64 Edition
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 Standard
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 Enterprise
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 Standard (x64)
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 Enterprise (x64)
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 R2 Standard
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 R2 Enterprise
4
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES4.8 or later (x86)
4
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES4.8 or later (EM64T)
4
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS4.8 or later (x86)
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Model
R120b-2
Operating Systems (Cont.)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS4.8 or later (EM64T)
4
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4 or later (x86)
4
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4 or later (EM64T)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Platform5.4 or later (x86)
4
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Platform5.4 or later (EM64T)
4
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 or later (x86)
4
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 or later (x86_64)
4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (EM64T)
4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 or later (EM64T)
VMware ESXi 4.1
1
2
3
4
4
4
Online Spare is supported on Xeon 5600 series.
An optional HDD Cage is required to install more than 8 hard drives.
Noise emission was measured in accordance with ISO 7779. The actual value may vary by the operating
environment.
For Linux support, contact our sales representative or go to the NEC website at:
http://www.nec.com/global/prod/express/linux/index.html
2.5-inch Drive Model (2 / 2)
Model
R120b-2
Part Number
N8100-1711F
N8100-1712F
N8100-1713F
Type
Intel® Xeon®
processor X5650
Intel® Xeon®
processor X5675
Intel® Xeon®
processor X5690
Clock speed
2.66 GHz
3.06 GHz
3.46 GHz
Number of Processors
1 or 2
Cache
12 MB
Cores and Threads
6C-12T
Processor
Chipset
Memory
Internal Storage
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Intel® 5520 Chipset
Type
DDR3-1333 and DDR3-1066 ECC Registered Low Power DIMM
Standard Capacity
0 GB
Maximum Capacity
192 GB (12 x 16 GB)
Memory protection
ECC, x4 SDDC, Memory Mirroring, Memory Lockstep, Memory
Sparing
Standard Capacity
0 GB
Maximum Capacity
SAS : 10.8 TB (12 x 900 GB)
SATA : 12 TB (12 x 1 TB)
SSD : 1.2 TB ( 12 x 100 GB)
Disk Controller
SATA : 3Gb/s (Integrated)
SAS: 6Gb/s (Optional)
RAID
SATA : RAID 0/1/5/6/10/50 (Optional)
SAS : RAID 0/1/5/6/10/50 (Optional)
Hot Plug
Supported
Optical Disk Drive
Optional
Floppy Disk Drive
Optional
Optical Drive Bays
[free]
Floppy Drive Bays
[free]
3.5-inch Media Bays
[free]
1 [1]
1 [1]
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Model
Internal Storage
(Cont.)
Expansion Slots
[free]
R120b-2
3.5-inch Media Bays
[free]
Disk Drive Bays [free]
1 [1]
Standard
Total: 6 slots available
1[1] x PCIe 2.0 x8 (x16 connector)
2[2] x PCIe 2.0 x8 (x8 connector)
1[1] x PCIe 2.0 x4 (x8 connector)
1[1] x PCIe x4 (x8 connector)
1[1] x PCIe 2.0 x4 (x8 connector) dedicated RAID slot
Optional Riser Card
(N8116-21)
Total: 6 slots available
1[1] x PCIe 2.0 x8 (x16 connector)
1[1] x PCIe 2.0 x8 (x8 connector)
1[1] x PCIe 2.0 x4 (x8 connector)
1[1] x PCIe x4 (x8 connector)
1[1] x 64bit / 133MHz PCI-X
1[1] x PCIe 2.0 x4 (x8 connector) dedicated RAID slot
Optional Riser Card
(N8116-22)
Total: 6 slots available
1[1] x PCIe 2.0 x8 (x8 connector)
1[1] x PCIe 2.0 x4 (x8 connector)
1[1] x PCIe x4 (x8 connector)
2[2] x 64-bit / 33 MHz 5V PCI
1[1] x PCIe 2.0 x4 (x8 connector) dedicated RAID slot
12 [12]
1
Video Controller (VRAM)
Integrated in Server Management Controller (32MB)
Interfaces
1 x Keyboard (6-pin mini DIN, 1 x rear)
1 x Mouse (6-pin mini DIN, 1 x rear)
2 x VGA (15-pin mini D-sub, 1 x front, 1 x rear)
1 x Serial (9-pin mini D-sub, RS232-C, Serial B, 1 x rear)
8 x USB2.0 (2 x front, 2 x rear, 4 x internal)
2 x 1000BASE-T LAN connector (1000BASE-T / 100BASE-TX /
10BASE-T, RJ-45, 2 x rear)
1 x Management LAN connector (100BASE-TX / 10BASE-T,
RJ-45, 1 x rear)
Server Management
EXPRESSSCOPE Engine 2
Redundant Fan
Optional, hot plug
Redundant Power Supply
Optional, hot plug
Power Supply
1-2 x 750 Watt 80 PLUS® Gold certified hot plug PSU
100-240 VAC ± 10% 50 / 60 Hz ± 3 Hz
Power
Consumption
(Max. Config, Idling)
286 VA /
284 Watt
286 VA /
284 Watt
297 VA /
295 Watt
(Max. Config,
Operating)
670 VA /
660 Watt
670 VA /
660 Watt
810 VA /
800 Watt
Acoustical Noise
Max. Config, Idling
(Sound Pressure
Max. Config, Operating
2
Level)
Dimensions (W x D x H )
47.9dB
47.9dB
47.9dB
54.2dB
54.2dB
54.2dB
Weight (Minimum / Maximum)
21 kg / 31 kg, 46.30 lbs. / 68.34 lbs.
Temperature, Relative Humidity
(non-condensing)
Operating: 10° to 35° C / 50° to 95° F, 20 to 80%
Non-Operating: -10° to 55° C / 14° to 131° F, 20 to 80%
Regulatory and Safety
FCC, CE, BSMI, CCC, UL, CB, RoHS, WEEE
Operating Systems
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2003, Standard Edition (SP1 or later)
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2003, Enterprise Edition (SP1 or later)
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2003 R2, Standard Edition
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2003 R2, Enterprise Edition
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2003 R2, Standard x64 Edition
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R120b-2
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Operating Systems
(Cont.)
1
2
3
Microsoft® Windows Server 2003 R2, Enterprise x64 Edition
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 Standard
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 Enterprise
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 Standard (x64)
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 Enterprise (x64)
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 R2 Standard
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 R2 Enterprise
3
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES4.8 or later (x86)
3
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES4.8 or later (EM64T)
3
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS4.8 or later (x86)
3
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS4.8 or later (EM64T)
3
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4 or later (x86)
3
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4 or later (EM64T)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Platform5.4 or later (x86)
3
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Platform5.4 or later (EM64T)
3
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 or later (x86)
3
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 or later (x86_64)
3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (EM64T)
3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 or later (EM64T)
VMware ESXi 4.1
3
An optional HDD Cage is required to install more than 8 hard drives.
Noise emission was measured in accordance with ISO 7779. The actual value may vary by the operating
environment.
For Linux support, contact our sales representative or go to the NEC website at:
http://www.nec.com/global/prod/express/linux/index.html
3.5-inch Drive Model
Model
R120b-2
Part Number
N8100-1714F
N8100-1715F
N8100-1716F
Type
Intel® Xeon®
processor E5606
Intel® Xeon®
processor E5620
Intel® Xeon®
processor X5650
Clock speed
2.13 GHz
2.40 GHz
2.66 GHz
Number of Processors
1 or 2
Cache
8 MB
12 MB
12 MB
Cores and Threads
4C-4T
4C-8T
6C-12T
Processor
Chipset
Memory
Internal Storage
Intel® 5520 Chipset
Type
DDR3-1333 and DDR3-1066 ECC Registered Low Power DIMM
Standard Capacity
0 MB
Maximum Capacity
192 MB (12 x 16 GB)
Memory protection
ECC, x4 SDDC, Memory Mirroring, Memory Lockstep, Memory
Sparing
Standard Capacity
0 GB
Maximum Capacity
SATA : 18 TB (6 x 3 TB)
Disk Controller
SATA : 3 Gb/s (Integrated)
RAID
SATA : RAID 0/1/5/6/10/50 (Optional)
Hot Plug
Supported
Optical Disk Drive
Optional
Floppy Drive
Optional
Model
Internal Storage
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3.5-inch Media Bays
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(Cont.)
Expansion Slots
[free]
[free]
Optical Drive Bays
[free]
Floppy Drive Bays
[free]
Disk Drive Bays [free]
1 [1]
1 [1]
6 [6]
Standard
Total: 6 slots available
1[1] x PCIe 2.0 x8 (x16 connector)
2[2] x PCIe 2.0 x8 (x8 connector)
1[1] x PCIe 2.0 x4 (x8 connector)
1[1] x PCIe x4 (x8 connector)
1[1] x PCIe 2.0 x4 (x8 connector) dedicated RAID slot
Optional Riser Card
(N8116-21)
Total: 6 slots available
1[1] x PCIe 2.0 x8 (x16 connector)
1[1] x PCIe 2.0 x8 (x8 connector)
1[1] x PCIe 2.0 x4 (x8 connector)
1[1] x PCIe x4 (x8 connector)
1[1] x 64-bit / 133MHz PCI-X
1[1] x PCIe 2.0 x4 (x8 connector) dedicated RAID slot
Optional Riser Card
(N8116-22)
Total: 6 slots available
1[1] x PCIe 2.0 x8 (x8 connector)
1[1] x PCIe 2.0 x4 (x8 connector)
1[1] x PCIe x4 (x8 connector)
2[2] x 64-bit/ 33 MHz 5V PCI
1[1] x PCIe 2.0 x4 (x8 connector) dedicated RAID slot
Video Controller (VRAM)
Integrated in Server Management Controller (32MB)
Interfaces
1 x Keyboard (6-pin mini DIN, 1 x rear)
1 x Mouse (6-pin mini DIN, 1 x rear)
2 x VGA (15-pin mini D-sub, 1 x front, 1 x rear)
1 x Serial (9-pin mini D-sub, RS232-C, Serial B, 1 x rear)
8 x USB2.0 (2 x front, 2 x rear, 4 x internal)
2 x 1000BASE-T LAN connector (1000BASE-T / 100BASE-TX /
10BASE-T, RJ-45, 2 x rear)
1 x Management LAN connector (100BASE-TX / 10BASE-T,
RJ-45, 1 x rear)
Server Management
EXPRESSSCOPE Engine 2
Redundant Fan
Optional, hot plug
Redundant Power Supply
Optional, hot plug
Power Supply
1-2 x 750 Watt 80 PLUS® Gold certified hot plug PSU
100-240 VAC ± 10% 50 / 60 Hz ± 3 Hz
Power
Consumption
(Max. Config, Idling)
277 VA / 275 Watt
264 VA / 262 Watt
272 VA / 270 Watt
(Max. Config,
Operating)
Max. Config, Idling
550 VA / 540 Watt
580 VA / 570 Watt
660 VA / 650 Watt
Acoustical Noise
(Sound Pressure
Max. Config, Operating
1
Level)
Dimensions (W x D x H )
47.3 dB
47.3 dB
47.9 dB
54.1 dB
54.1 dB
55.8 dB
Weight (Minimum / Maximum)
21 kg / 31 kg, 46.30 lbs. / 68.34 lbs.
Temperature, Relative Humidity
(non-condensing)
Operating: 10° to 35° C / 50° to 95° F, 20 to 80%
Non-Operating: -10° to 55° C / 14° to 131° F, 20 to 80%
Regulatory and Safety
FCC, CE, BSMI, CCC, UL, CB, RoHS, WEEE
Model
R120b-2
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Operating Systems
1
2
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2003, Standard Edition (SP1 or later)
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2003, Enterprise Edition (SP1 or later)
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2003 R2, Standard Edition
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2003 R2, Enterprise Edition
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2003 R2, Standard x64 Edition
Microsoft® Windows Server 2003 R2, Enterprise x64 Edition
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 Standard
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 Enterprise
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 Standard (x64)
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 Enterprise (x64)
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 R2 Standard
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 R2 Enterprise
2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES4.8 or later (x86)
2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES4.8 or later (EM64T)
2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS4.8 or later (x86)
2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS4.8 or later (EM64T)
2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4 or later (x86)
2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4 or later (EM64T)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Platform5.4 or later (x86)
2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Platform5.4 or later (EM64T)
2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 or later (x86)
2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 or later (x86_64)
2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (EM64T)
2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 or later (EM64T)
VMware ESXi 4.1
Noise emission was measured in accordance with ISO 7779. The actual value may vary by the operating
environment.
For Linux support, contact our sales representative or go to the NEC website at:
http://www.nec.com/global/prod/express/linux/index.html
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External Views
Front and Rear Views
Front View for 2.5-inch Drive Model
E F GH I J K
A
B
C
C
D
L
M N
O P Q
Front View for 3.5-inch Drive Model
E F GH
A
B
I J K
C
L
M N
Legend
A.
Optical Drive Bay
J.
Data LAN 2 Activity LED
B.
Floppy Drive Bay
K.
Hard Drive Activity LED
C.
Drive Bays
L.
3.5-inch Media Bay
D.
2.5-inch Drive Cage Bay
M.
System Reset Switch
E.
VGA Connector
N.
USB Connectors
F.
Power LED
O.
Dump (NMI) Switch
G.
Data LAN 1 Activity LED
P.
Power Button
H.
UID LED
Q.
UID LED Button
I.
System Status LED
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Rear View
A
B
G
H
C
I
JK L M
N
E
D
O
P
Legend
A.
PCI Slots (Full-Height)
I.
USB Connectors
B.
PCI Slots (Low-Profile)
J.
UID Button
C.
Mouse Connector
K.
UID LED
D.
Additional PS Slot
L.
Dump (NMI) Switch
E.
Power Supply
M.
Management LAN Connector
Data LAN Connectors
F.
AC Inlet
N.
G.
Serial Port Connector
O.
Keyboard Connector
H.
VGA Connector
P.
AC Power LED
Dimensions (mm)
821.9
769.9
88.6
52.0
721.2
86.7
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486.5
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Configuration Diagram
2.5-inch Drive Model
PCIe 2.0
LP/MD2
Processor
#2
DIMM #7 - #12
Hot plug
Power Supply
BBU slot #1
BBU slot #2
BBU slot #3
BBU slot #4
Hot plug
Power Supply
Minimum required components
HDD
Cage
Bay
2.5-inch
HDD Cage
HDD
Bay
HDD
Bay
Optical Drive
Bay /
Media Bay
Media
Bay
PCI Riser
2.5-inch
HDD Cage
Bay
Optical Drive Bay
Processor
#1
Cooing Fan #5 - #8
DIMM #2 - #6
PCIe 2.0
FH/Half
Legend:
CHASSIS
FRONT
DIMM #1
PCIe 2.0 RAID
Cooing Fan #1 - #4
CHASSIS
REAR
Standard components
3.5-inch Drive Model
Hot plug
Power Supply
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BBU slot #1
BBU slot #2
BBU slot #3
BBU slot #4
Minimum required components
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Optical Drive
Bay /
Media Bay
HDD Bay
HDD Bay
Media
Bay
Hot plug
Power Supply
HDD Bay
DIMM #7 - #12
HDD Bay
Processor
#2
HDD Bay
PCI Riser
PCIe 2.0
LP/MD2
HDD Bay
Processor
#1
3.5-inch
HDD Cage
Optical Drive Bay
PCIe 2.0
FH/Half
Cooing Fan #5 - #8
DIMM #2 - #6
Legend:
CHASSIS
FRONT
DIMM #1
PCIe 2.0 RAID
Cooing Fan #1 - #4
CHASSIS
REAR
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Server Configuration
1 Base Models
2.5-inch Drive Model
Product Name / Description
Part Number
NEC EXPRESS5800/R120b-2 Server (2C/E5503)
no RAM, no 2.5-inch HDD, no ODD, no FDD
Including:
1 x Intel Xeon processor E5503, 2.5-inch HDD Cage, EXPRESSBUILDER DVD
NEC EXPRESS5800/R120b-2 Server (4C/E5606)
no RAM, no 2.5-inch HDD, no ODD, no FDD
Including:
1 x Intel Xeon processor E5606, 2.5-inch HDD Cage, EXPRESSBUILDER DVD
NEC EXPRESS5800/R120b-2 Server (4C/E5620)
no RAM, no 2.5-inch HDD, no ODD, no FDD
Including:
1 x Intel Xeon processor E5620, 2.5-inch HDD Cage, EXPRESSBUILDER DVD
NEC EXPRESS5800/R120b-2 Server (4C/X5687)
no RAM, no 2.5-inch HDD, no ODD, no FDD
Including:
1 x Intel Xeon processor X5687, 2.5-inch HDD Cage, EXPRESSBUILDER DVD
NEC EXPRESS5800/R120b-2 Server (6C/E5645)
no RAM, no 2.5-inch HDD, no ODD, no FDD
Including:
1 x Intel Xeon processor E5645, 2.5-inch HDD Cage, EXPRESSBUILDER DVD
NEC EXPRESS5800/R120b-2 Server (6C/X5650)
no RAM, no 2.5-inch HDD, no ODD, no FDD
Including:
1 x Intel Xeon processor X5650, 2.5-inch HDD Cage, EXPRESSBUILDER DVD
NEC EXPRESS5800/R120b-2 Server (6C/X5675)
no RAM, no 2.5-inch HDD, no ODD, no FDD
Including:
1 x Intel Xeon processor X5675, 2.5-inch HDD Cage, EXPRESSBUILDER DVD
NEC EXPRESS5800/R120b-2 Server (6C/X5690)
no RAM, no 2.5-inch HDD, no ODD, no FDD
Including:
1 x Intel Xeon processor X5690, 2.5-inch HDD Cage, EXPRESSBUILDER DVD
N8100-1706F
N8100-1707F
N8100-1708F
N8100-1759F
N8100-1709F
N8100-1711F
N8100-1712F
N8100-1713F
3.5-inch Drive Model
Product Name / Description
Part Number
NEC EXPRESS5800/R120b-2 Server (4C/E5606)
no RAM, no 3.5-inch HDD, no ODD, no FDD
Including:
1 x Intel Xeon processor E5606, 3.5-inch HDD Cage, EXPRESSBUILDER DVD
NEC EXPRESS5800/R120b-2 Server (4C/E5620)
no RAM, no 3.5-inch HDD, no ODD, no FDD
Including:
1 x Intel Xeon processor E5620, 3.5-inch HDD Cage, EXPRESSBUILDER DVD
NEC EXPRESS5800/R120b-2 Server (6C/X5650)
no RAM, no 3.5-inch HDD, no ODD, no FDD
Including:
1 x Intel Xeon processor X5650, 3.5-inch HDD Cage, EXPRESSBUILDER DVD
N8100-1714F
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N8100-1716F
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2 2nd Processor
Available sockets: 1
Product Name / Description
Part Number
CPU Kit (2C/E5503)
Intel® Xeon ® Processor E5503 (2 GHz / 2C-2T / 4 MB)
CPU Kit (4C/E5606)
Intel® Xeon® Processor E5606 (2.13 GHz / 4C-4T / 8 MB)
CPU Kit (4C/E5620)
Intel® Xeon® Processor E5620 (2.40 GHz / 4C-8T / 12 MB)
CPU Kit (4C/ X5687)
Intel® Xeon® Processor X5687 (3.60 GHz / 4C-8T / 12 MB)
CPU Kit (6C/E5645)
Intel® Xeon® Processor E5645 (2.40 GHz / 6C-12T / 12 MB)
CPU Kit (6C/X5650)
Intel® Xeon® Processor X5650 (2.66 GHz / 6C-12T / 12 MB)
CPU Kit (6C/X5675)
Intel® Xeon® Processor X5675 (3.06 GHz / 6C-12T / 12 MB)
CPU Kit (6C/X5690)
Intel® Xeon® Processor X5690 (3.46 GHz / 6C-12T / 12 MB)
N8101-456F
N8101-484F
N8101-458F
N8101-510F
N8101-485F
N8101-486F
N8101-487F
N8101-488F
NOTE:

The 2nd processor must be the same with what is used in the base model
3 Memory
3.1
Memory Configuration
Refer to the section in accordance with your memory configuration:


Independent Channel / Memory Sparing Configuration: Refer to 3.1.1
Memory Mirroring / Memory Lockstep Configuration: Refer to 3.1.2
3.1.1
Independent Channel / Memory Sparing Configuration
Available slots: 6 per processor
Product Name / Description
Part Number
Additional 2GB Memory Module (1x 2GB)
2 GB (1 x 2 GB) DDR3-1333 ECC Registered Low Power DIMM
Additional 4GB Memory Module (1x 4GB)
4 GB (1 x 4 GB) DDR3-1333 ECC Registered Low Power DIMM
Additional 8GB Memory Module (1x 8GB)
8 GB (1 x 8 GB) DDR3-1333 ECC Registered Low Power DIMM
Additional 16GB Memory Module (1x 16GB)
16 GB (1 x 16 GB) DDR3-1066 ECC Registered Low Power DIMM
N8102-428F
N8102-429F
N8102-374F
N8102-375F
NOTE:


Minimum one memory kit per processor must be installed.
It is recommended to install two or three identical memory kits for dual-channel or triple-channel
symmetric memory configurations to increase memory transfer speed.
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3.1.2
Memory Mirroring / Memory Lockstep Configuration
Available slots: 4 per processor
Product Name / Description
Part Number
Additional 4GB Memory Module (2x 2GB)
4 GB (2 x 2 GB) DDR3-1333 ECC Registered Low Power DIMM
Additional 8GB Memory Module (2x 4GB)
8 GB (2 x 4 GB) DDR3-1333 ECC Registered Low Power DIMM
Additional 16GB Memory Module (2x 8GB)
16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR3-1333 ECC Registered Low Power DIMM
Additional 32GB Memory Module (2x 16GB)
32 GB (2 x 16 GB) DDR3-1066 ECC Registered Low Power DIMM
N8102-388
N8102-389
N8102-390
N8102-391
NOTE:

Minimum one memory kit per processor must be installed.
Memory Configuration Feature Comparison
See the table below for feature comparisons of memory configurations supported.
Independent
Channel
Memory
Sparing
Memory
Lockstep
Memory
Mirroring
Performance
Best
Better
Better
Good
Data Protection
No
Multiple single bit
error protection
No
Multiple single bit
and multi bit error
protection
Data Correction
ECC, x4 SDDC
ECC, x4 SDDC
ECC, x8 SDDC
ECC, x4 SDDC
Redundancy
No
Partly
No
Fully
Available Memory
Full physical
memory
Physical memory
excluding spare
memory
Full physical
memory
Half physical
memory
Available Memory
Channels
Notes
3
3
2
2
-
All DIMMs in the
system must be
identical.
Paired DIMMs must
be identical.
Paired DIMMs must
be identical.
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Maximum Memory Speed
See the table below for the actual maximum memory speed on your system.
DDR3 memory speed depends on the type of DIMMs and the native memory bus speed of the memory
controller. All memory buses operate at the clock frequency of the DIMM with the lowest frequency.
Processor Type
Memory Power
Setting
Populated DIMMs
DIMMs per
Channel
DIMM Speed
E5503
-
-
-
800 MHz
E5606
1 GB, 2 GB, 4 GB, 8 GB
-
-
1066 MHz
E5620
16GB
Normal (1.5V)
1
1066 MHz
2
800 MHz
Low (1.35V)
-
800 MHz
Normal (1.5V)
-
1333 MHz
Low (1.35V)
1
1333 MHz
2
1066 MHz
1
1066 MHz
2
800 MHz
-
800 MHz
E5645
X5650
X5675
X5687
X5690
1 GB, 2 GB, 4 GB, 8 GB
16GB
Normal (1.5V)
Low (1.35V)
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Maximum Available Memory
See the table below for the maximum memory size that you can actually use on your system.
The maximum available memory is less than the maximum physical memory supported by your system
because some chipsets require PCI resource space of about 750MB. PCI resource requirements vary
depending on the type and the number of PCI cards you are using.
1
Maximum Memory Size Supported by OS
Maximum Available Memory
4 GB
Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition(SP1)
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2, Standard Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Standard
4 GB (HW-DEP enabled)
App. 3.6 GB (HW-DEP disabled)
32 GB
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2, Standard x64 Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Standard (x64)
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard (x64)
32 GB
64 GB
Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition(SP1)
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2, Enterprise Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Enterprise
64 GB
1 TB
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2, Enterprise x64 Edition
192 GB
2 TB
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Enterprise (x64)
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise (x64)
192 GB
16 GB
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES4
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES4 (EM64T)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Advanced Platform
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11
16 GB
64 GB
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS4
64 GB
256 GB
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS4 (EM64T)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (EM64T)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Advanced Platform (EM64T)
192 GB
2 TB
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 (x86_64)
192 GB
512 GB
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (EM64T)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (EM64T)
192 GB
256 GB
1
or 1TB
VMware ESXi 4.1
192 GB
Up to 255 GB of main memory is available to each virtual machine.
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4 Internal Hard Disk Drives
4.1
RAID Configuration
Refer to the section in accordance with your disk form factor and RAID configuration.
4.1.1
Up to eight 2.5-inch Drives
Available Disk
Non-RAID
Refer to 4.2.1
SATA, SSD
RAID 0/1/10
256MB Cache
Refer to 4.2.2
SAS, SATA, SSD
RAID 5/6
256MB Cache
Refer to 4.2.3
SAS, SATA, SSD
512MB Cache
Refer to 4.2.4
SAS, SATA, SSD
NOTE:

Up to four hard drives can be installed in the on-board SATA configuration.

Hot plug insertion/removal are not supported in the on-board SATA configuration.

An optional RAID controller occupies one PCI slot.

All hard drives within a RAID array should be of the same capacity and rotation speed.

SAS and SATA hard drives must be installed in separate HDD Cages.
Cage
#1
4.1.2
Cage
#2
Up to twelve 2.5-inch Drives
Available Disk
RAID 0/1/10
256MB Cache
Refer to 4.2.5
SAS, SATA, SSD
RAID 5/6
256MB Cache
Refer to 4.2.6
SAS, SATA, SSD
512MB Cache
Refer to 4.2.7
SAS, SATA, SSD
NOTE:



An optional RAID controller occupies one PCI slot.
All hard drives within a RAID array should be of the same capacity and rotation speed.
SAS and SATA hard drives must be installed in separate HDD Cages.
Cage
#1
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4.1.3
3.5-inch Drives
Available Disk
Non-RAID
Refer to 4.2.8
SATA
RAID 0/1/10
256MB Cache
Refer to 4.2.9
SATA
RAID 5/6
256MB Cache
Refer to 4.2.10
SATA
512MB Cache
Refer to 4.2.11
SATA
NOTE:




Up to four hard drives can be installed in the configuration.
Hot plug insertion/removal are not supported in the on-board SATA configuration.
An optional RAID controller occupies one PCI slot.
All hard drives within a RAID array should be of the same capacity and rotation speed.
4.2
Internal Drive Configuration
4.2.1
2.5-inch Drives with On-board SATA Controller
Category
Product Name / Description
Part Number
Storage Controller
On-board SATA Controller
4 x SATA ports
Internal SATA Cable
1 x mini-SAS to 1 x mini-SAS
2.5-inch HDD Cage
8 x 2.5-inch Hot-plug hard drive bays
160GB HDD
1 x 160 GB, 2.5-inch, SATA2, 7,200 rpm
500GB HDD
1 x 500 GB, 2.5-inch, SATA2, 7,200 rpm
1TB HDD
1 x 1 TB, 2.5-inch, SATA2, 7,200 rpm
50GB SSD
1 x 50 GB, 2.5-inch, SATA2
100GB SSD
1 x 100 GB, 2.5-inch, SATA2
(Standard)
Cable
HDD Cage
HDD
4 slots
available
SATA
SSD
NOTE:

Up to four hard drives can be installed in the configuration.

Hot plug insertion/removal are not supported in the configuration.
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(Standard)
(Standard)
N8150-276
N8150-277
N8150-334
N8150-702
N8150-707
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4.2.2
Up to eight 2.5-inch Drives with RAID 0/1 Controller with 256 MB Cache
Category
Product Name / Description
Part Number
Storage Controller
Required
RAID Controller (256MB, RAID 0/1)
LSI MegaRAID SAS 9264-8i
RAID 0/1, 256MB, Int. 8, PCIe 2.0 x8, SAS 6Gb/s, SATA 3Gb/s,
LP / FH
RAID Battery Backup Unit
for LSI MegaRAID SAS 9264
Internal SAS/SATA Cable
1 x mini-SAS to 1 x mini-SAS, 2 sets
2.5-inch HDD Cage
8 x 2.5-inch hot plug hard drive bays
146.5GB HDD
1 x 146.5 GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
300GB HDD
1 x 300 GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
450GB HDD
1 x 450 GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
600GB HDD
1 x 600 GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
900GB HDD
1 x 900 GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
73.2GB HDD
1 x 73.2 GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 15,000 rpm
146.5GB HDD
1 x 146.5 GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 15,000 rpm
300GB HDD
1 x 300GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 15,000 rpm
160GB HDD
1 x 160 GB, 2.5-inch, SATA2, 7,200 rpm
500GB HDD
1 x 500 GB, 2.5-inch, SATA2, 7,200 rpm
1TB HDD
1 x 1 TB, 2.5-inch, SATA2, 7,200 rpm
50GB SSD
1 x 50 GB, 2.5-inch, SATA2
100GB SSD
1 x 100 GB, 2.5-inch, SATA2
N8103-129
RAID BBU
Recommended
Cable
HDD Cage
HDD
8 slots
available
SAS
SATA
SSD
N8103-123
(Standard)
(Standard)
N8150-374
N8150-375
N8150-376
N8150-377
N8150-332
N8150-378
N8150-379
N8150-331
N8150-276
N8150-277
N8150-334
N8150-702
N8150-707
NOTE:

All hard drives within a RAID array should be of the same capacity and rotation speed.

SAS and SATA hard drives must be installed in separate HDD Cages.
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4.2.3
Up to eight 2.5-inch Drives with RAID 5/6 Controller with 256 MB Cache
Category
Product Name / Description
Part Number
Storage Controller
Required
RAID Controller (256MB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
LSI MegaRAID SAS 9264-8i
RAID 0/1/5/6/10/50, 256MB, Int. 8, PCIe 2.0 x8, SAS 6Gb/s,
SATA 3Gb/s, LP / FH
RAID Battery Backup Unit
for LSI MegaRAID SAS 9264
Internal SAS/SATA Cable
1 x mini-SAS to 1 x mini-SAS, 2 sets
2.5-inch HDD Cage
8 x 2.5-inch hot plug hard drive bays
146.5GB HDD
1 x 146.5 GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
300GB HDD
1 x 300 GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
450GB HDD
1 x 450 GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
600GB HDD
1 x 600 GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
900GB HDD
1 x 900 GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
73.2GB HDD
1 x 73.2 GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 15,000 rpm
146.5GB HDD
1 x 146.5 GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 15,000 rpm
300GB HDD
1 x 300GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 15,000 rpm
160GB HDD
1 x 160 GB, 2.5-inch, SATA2, 7,200 rpm
500GB HDD
1 x 500 GB, 2.5-inch, SATA2, 7,200 rpm
1TB HDD
1 x 1 TB, 2.5-inch, SATA2, 7,200 rpm
50GB SSD
1 x 50 GB, 2.5-inch, SATA2
100GB SSD
1 x 100 GB, 2.5-inch, SATA2
N8103-130
RAID BBU
Recommended
Cable
HDD Cage
HDD
8 slots
available
SAS
SATA
SSD
N8103-123
(Standard)
(Standard)
N8150-374
N8150-375
N8150-376
N8150-377
N8150-332
N8150-378
N8150-379
N8150-331
N8150-276
N8150-277
N8150-334
N8150-702
N8150-707
NOTE:

All hard drives within a RAID array should be of the same capacity and rotation speed.

SAS and SATA hard drives must be installed in separate HDD Cages.
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4.2.4
Up to eight 2.5-inch Drives with RAID 5/6 Controller with 512 MB Cache
Category
Product Name / Description
Part Number
Storage Controller
Required
RAID Controller (512MB, RAID0/1/5/6)
Promise SuperTrak EX8760T-512
RAID 0/1/5/6/10/50, 512MB, Int. 8, PCIe 2.0 x8, SAS 6Gb/s,
SATA 3Gb/s, LP / FH
RAID Battery Backup Unit
for Promise SuperTrak EX8760T and EX8768
Internal SAS/SATA Cable
1 x mini-SAS to 1 x mini-SAS, 2 sets
2.5-inch HDD Cage
8 x 2.5-inch hot plug hard drive bays
146.5GB HDD
1 x 146.5 GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
300GB HDD
1 x 300 GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
450GB HDD
1 x 450 GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
600GB HDD
1 x 600 GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
900GB HDD
1 x 900 GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
73.2GB HDD
1 x 73.2 GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 15,000 rpm
146.5GB HDD
1 x 146.5 GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 15,000 rpm
300GB HDD
1 x 300GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 15,000 rpm
160GB HDD
1 x 160 GB, 2.5-inch, SATA2, 7,200 rpm
500GB HDD
1 x 500 GB, 2.5-inch, SATA2, 7,200 rpm
1TB HDD
1 x 1 TB, 2.5-inch, SATA2, 7,200 rpm
50GB SSD
1 x 50 GB, 2.5-inch, SATA2
100GB SSD
1 x 100 GB, 2.5-inch, SATA2
N8103-134
RAID BBU
Recommended
Cable
HDD Cage
HDD
8 slots
available
SAS
SATA
SSD
N8103-140
(Standard)
(Standard)
N8150-374
N8150-375
N8150-376
N8150-377
N8150-332
N8150-378
N8150-379
N8150-331
N8150-276
N8150-277
N8150-334
N8150-702
N8150-707
NOTE:

All hard drives within a RAID array should be of the same capacity and rotation speed.

SAS and SATA hard drives must be installed in separate HDD Cages.
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4.2.5
Up to twelve 2.5-inch Drives with RAID 0/1 Controller with 256 MB Cache
Category
Product Name / Description
Part Number
Storage Controller
2 sets required
RAID Controller (256MB, RAID 0/1)
LSI MegaRAID SAS 9264-8i
RAID 0/1, 256MB, Int. 8, PCIe 2.0 x8, SAS 6Gb/s, SATA 3Gb/s,
LP / FH
RAID Battery Backup Unit
for LSI MegaRAID SAS 9264
Internal SAS/SATA Cable
1 x mini-SAS to 1 x mini-SAS, 2 sets
2.5-inch HDD Cage
6 x 2.5-inch hot plug hard drive bays
2.5-Inch HDD Cage
4 x 2.5-inch hot plug hard drive bays
Including 1 x mini-SAS to 1 x mini-SAS cable
146.5GB HDD
1 x 146.5 GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
300GB HDD
1 x 300 GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
450GB HDD
1 x 450 GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
600GB HDD
1 x 600 GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
900GB HDD
1 x 900 GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
73.2GB HDD
1 x 73.2 GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 15,000 rpm
146.5GB HDD
1 x 146.5 GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 15,000 rpm
300GB HDD
1 x 300GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 15,000 rpm
160GB HDD
1 x 160 GB, 2.5-inch, SATA2, 7,200 rpm
500GB HDD
1 x 500 GB, 2.5-inch, SATA2, 7,200 rpm
1TB HDD
1 x 1 TB, 2.5-inch, SATA2, 7,200 rpm
50GB SSD
1 x 50 GB, 2.5-inch, SATA2
100GB SSD
1 x 100 GB, 2.5-inch, SATA2
N8103-129
RAID BBU
2 sets recommended
Cable
HDD Cage
Optional HDD Cage
Required
HDD
12 slots
available
SAS
SATA
SSD
N8103-123
(Standard)
(Standard)
N8154-35F
N8150-374
N8150-375
N8150-376
N8150-377
N8150-332
N8150-378
N8150-379
N8150-331
N8150-276
N8150-277
N8150-334
N8150-702
N8150-707
NOTE:

All hard drives within a RAID array should be of the same capacity and rotation speed.

SAS and SATA hard drives must be installed in separate HDD Cages.
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4.2.6
Up to twelve 2.5-inch Drives with RAID 5/6 Controller with 256 MB Cache
Category
Product Name / Description
Part Number
Storage Controller
2 sets required
RAID Controller (256MB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
LSI MegaRAID SAS 9264-8i
RAID 0/1/5/6/10/50, 256MB, Int. 8, PCIe 2.0 x8, SAS 6Gb/s,
SATA 3Gb/s, LP / FH
RAID Battery Backup Unit
for LSI MegaRAID SAS 9264
Internal SAS/SATA Cable
1 x mini-SAS to 1 x mini-SAS, 2 sets
2.5-inch HDD Cage
6 x 2.5-inch hot plug hard drive bays
2.5-Inch HDD Cage
4 x 2.5-inch hot plug hard drive bays
Including 1 x mini-SAS to 1 x mini-SAS cable
146.5GB HDD
1 x 146.5 GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
300GB HDD
1 x 300 GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
450GB HDD
1 x 450 GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
600GB HDD
1 x 600 GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
900GB HDD
1 x 900 GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
73.2GB HDD
1 x 73.2 GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 15,000 rpm
146.5GB HDD
1 x 146.5 GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 15,000 rpm
300GB HDD
1 x 300GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 15,000 rpm
160GB HDD
1 x 160 GB, 2.5-inch, SATA2, 7,200 rpm
500GB HDD
1 x 500 GB, 2.5-inch, SATA2, 7,200 rpm
1TB HDD
1 x 1 TB, 2.5-inch, SATA2, 7,200 rpm
50GB SSD
1 x 50 GB, 2.5-inch, SATA2
100GB SSD
1 x 100 GB, 2.5-inch, SATA2
N8103-130
RAID BBU
2 sets recommended
Cable
HDD Cage
Optional HDD Cage
Required
HDD
12 slots
available
SAS
SATA
SSD
N8103-123
(Standard)
(Standard)
N8154-35F
N8150-374
N8150-375
N8150-376
N8150-377
N8150-332
N8150-378
N8150-379
N8150-331
N8150-276
N8150-277
N8150-334
N8150-702
N8150-707
NOTE:

All hard drives within a RAID array should be of the same capacity and rotation speed.

SAS and SATA hard drives must be installed in separate HDD Cages.
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Up to twelve 2.5-inch Drives with RAID 5/6 Controller with 512 MB Cache
Category
Product Name / Description
Part Number
Storage Controller
2 sets required
RAID Controller (512MB, RAID0/1/5/6)
Promise SuperTrak EX8760T-512
RAID 0/1/5/6/10/50, 512MB, Int. 8, PCIe 2.0 x8, SAS 6Gb/s,
SATA 3Gb/s, LP / FH
RAID Battery Backup Unit
for Promise SuperTrak EX8760T and EX8768
Internal SAS/SATA Cable
1 x mini-SAS to 1 x mini-SAS, 2 sets
2.5-inch HDD Cage
6 x 2.5-inch hot plug hard drive bays
2.5-Inch HDD Cage
4 x 2.5-inch hot plug hard drive bays
Including 1 x mini-SAS to 1 x mini-SAS cable
146.5GB HDD
1 x 146.5 GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
300GB HDD
1 x 300 GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
450GB HDD
1 x 450 GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
600GB HDD
1 x 600 GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
900GB HDD
1 x 900 GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
73.2GB HDD
1 x 73.2 GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 15,000 rpm
146.5GB HDD
1 x 146.5 GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 15,000 rpm
300GB HDD
1 x 300GB, 2.5-inch, SAS 6Gb/s, 15,000 rpm
160GB HDD
1 x 160 GB, 2.5-inch, SATA2, 7,200 rpm
500GB HDD
1 x 500 GB, 2.5-inch, SATA2, 7,200 rpm
1TB HDD
1 x 1 TB, 2.5-inch, SATA2, 7,200 rpm
50GB SSD
1 x 50 GB, 2.5-inch, SATA2
100GB SSD
1 x 100 GB, 2.5-inch, SATA2
N8103-134
RAID BBU
2 sets recommended
Cable
HDD Cage
Optional HDD Cage
Required
HDD
12 slots
available
SAS
SATA
SSD
N8103-140
(Standard)
(Standard)
N8154-35F
N8150-374
N8150-375
N8150-376
N8150-377
N8150-332
N8150-378
N8150-379
N8150-331
N8150-276
N8150-277
N8150-334
N8150-702
N8150-707
NOTE:

All hard drives within a RAID array should be of the same capacity and rotation speed.

SAS and SATA hard drives must be installed in separate HDD Cages.
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3.5-inch Drives with On-board SATA Controller
Category
Product Name / Description
Part Number
Storage Controller
On-board SATA Controller
4 x SATA ports
Internal SAS/SATA Cable
1 x mini-SAS to 1 x mini-SAS
3.5-inch HDD Cage
6 x 3.5-inch hot plug hard drive bays
500GB HDD
1 x 500 GB, 3.5-inch, SATA2, 7,200 rpm
1TB HDD
1 x 1 TB, 3.5-inch, SATA2, 7,200 rpm
2TB HDD
1 x 2 TB, 3.5-inch, SATA2, 7,200 rpm
(Standard)
Cable
HDD Cage
HDD
4 slots available
(Standard)
(Standard)
N8150-274
N8150-263
N8150-278
NOTE:

Up to four hard drives can be installed in the configuration.

Hot plug insertion/removal are not supported in the configuration.
4.2.9
3.5-inch Drives with RAID 0/1 Controller with 256 MB Cache
Category
Product Name / Description
Part Number
Storage Controller
Required
RAID Controller (256MB, RAID 0/1)
LSI MegaRAID SAS 9264-8i
RAID 0/1, 256MB, Int. 8, PCIe 2.0 x8, SAS 6Gb/s, SATA 3Gb/s,
LP / FH
RAID Battery Backup Unit
for LSI MegaRAID SAS 9264
Internal SAS/SATA Cable
1 x mini-SAS to 1 x mini-SAS, 2 sets
3.5-inch HDD Cage
6 x 3.5-inch hot plug hard drive bays
500GB HDD
1 x 500 GB, 3.5-inch, SATA2, 7,200 rpm
1TB HDD
1 x 1 TB, 3.5-inch, SATA2, 7,200 rpm
2TB HDD
1 x 2 TB, 3.5-inch, SATA2, 7,200 rpm
N8103-129
RAID BBU
Recommended
Cable
HDD Cage
HDD
6 slots available
N8103-123
(Standard)
(Standard)
N8150-274
N8150-263
N8150-278
NOTE:

All hard drives within a RAID array should be of the same capacity and rotation speed.
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4.2.10 3.5-inch Drives with RAID 5/6 Controller with 256 MB Cache
Category
Product Name / Description
Part Number
Storage Controller
Required
RAID Controller (256MB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
LSI MegaRAID SAS 9264-8i
RAID 0/1/5/6/10/50, 256MB, Int. 8, PCIe 2.0 x8, SAS 6Gb/s,
SATA 3Gb/s, LP / FH
RAID Battery Backup Unit
for LSI MegaRAID SAS 9264
Internal SAS/SATA Cable
1 x mini-SAS to 1 x mini-SAS, 2 sets
3.5-inch HDD Cage
6 x 3.5-inch hot plug hard drive bays
500GB HDD
1 x 500 GB, 3.5-inch, SATA2, 7,200 rpm
1TB HDD
1 x 1 TB, 3.5-inch, SATA2, 7,200 rpm
2TB HDD
1 x 2 TB, 3.5-inch, SATA2, 7,200 rpm
N8103-130
RAID BBU
Recommended
Cable
HDD Cage
HDD
6 slots available
N8103-123
(Standard)
(Standard)
N8150-274
N8150-263
N8150-278
NOTE:

All hard drives within a RAID array should be of the same capacity and rotation speed.
4.2.11 3.5-inch Drives with RAID 5/6 Controller with 512 MB Cache
Category
Product Name / Description
Part Number
Storage Controller
Required
RAID Controller (512MB, RAID0/1/5/6)
Promise SuperTrak EX8760T-512
RAID 0/1/5/6/1/50, 512MB, Int. 8, PCIe 2.0 x8, SAS 6Gb/s,
SATA 3Gb/s, LP / FH
RAID Battery Backup Unit
for Promise SuperTrak EX8760T and EX8768
Internal SAS/SATA Cable
1 x mini-SAS to 1 x mini-SAS, 2 sets
3.5-inch HDD Cage
6 x 3.5-inch hot plug hard drive bays
500GB HDD
1 x 500 GB, 3.5-inch, SATA2, 7,200 rpm
1TB HDD
1 x 1 TB, 3.5-inch, SATA2, 7,200 rpm
2TB HDD
1 x 2 TB, 3.5-inch, SATA2, 7,200 rpm
3TB HDD
1 x 2 TB, 3.5-inch, SATA2, 7,200 rpm
N8103-134
RAID BBU
Recommended
Cable
HDD Cage
HDD
6 slots available
N8103-140
(Standard)
(Standard)
N8150-274
N8150-263
N8150-278
N8150-337
NOTE:

All hard drives within a RAID array should be of the same capacity and rotation speed.
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5 Optical Drive
Category
Product Name / Description
Part Number
Internal
1 slot available
Internal Slim DVD-ROM drive
Slim DVD-ROM drive
Internal DVD Super Multi Drive
Slim DVD Super Multi drive, not including writing software
External DVD-ROM drive
Slim DVD-ROM drive, Bus powered, 0.8 A required
N8151-100
External
N8151-104F
N8160-85
NOTE:

Up to 1 optical drive can be connected.
6 Floppy Drive / Flash FDD
Category
Internal
1 slot
available
External
Drive
Cable
Product Name / Description
Part Number
Internal USB FDD
2 mode
Internal USB Cable
1 x USB-FDD cable
Flash FDD
USB flash emulating USB floppy disk, Native capacity 1.44 MB
N8151-92
K410-193(00)
N8160-86
NOTE:

Up to 1 drive can be connected.
7 Internal Tape / RDX Drives
7.1
Tape / RDX Drive Selection
Refer to the section in accordance with your type of tape drives.
DAT
RDX
DAT72
USB
Refer to 7.2.1
DAT160
USB
Refer to 7.2.1
USB
Refer to 7.2.2
NOTE:

Tape devices cannot be directly connected to VMware systems. For VMware systems, it is
recommended to connect and configure an additional backup server via network.
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Tape / RDX Configuration
7.2.1
DAT / USB
Category
Product Name / Description
Part Number
Controller
Internal USB Controller
1 x USB port
Internal USB cable
1 x Internal USB to 1 x USB device
(Standard)
Internal DAT (USB)
DDS3 / DDS4 / DAT72, Native capacity 36 GB
NOTE: DDS1 / DDS2 format are not supported
N8151-69
Internal DAT (USB)
DDS4 / DAT72 / DAT160, Native capacity 80 GB
NOTE: DDS1 / DDS2 / DDS3 format are not supported
N8151-78
Category
Product Name / Description
Part Number
Controller
Internal USB Controller
1 x USB port
Internal USB cable
1 x Internal USB to 1 x USB device
(Standard)
Internal RDX (USB)
N8151-86
Cable
Required
Drive
1 bay available
7.2.2
K410-195(00)
RDX
Cable
Required
Drive
1 bay available
K410-195(00)
8 PCI Riser Card / PCI Card
8.1
PCI Riser Card
Product Name / Description
Part Number
Riser Card
3 x PCIe 2.0 x8, 1 x PCIe 2.0 x4, 1 x PCIe x4
Riser Card (PCI-X)
2 x PCIe 2.0 x8, 1 x PCIe 2.0 x4, 1 x PCIe x4, 1 x 64-bit / 133 MHz PCI-X
Riser Card (PCI)
1 x PCIe 2.0 x8, 1 x PCIe 2.0 x4, 1x PCIe x4, 2 x 64-bit / 33 MHz 5V PCI
NOTE:
The riser card is make-to-order product. Please consult our sales representative in regard
to production lead time.
The card is not supported on VMware ESXi systems.
(Standard)
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8.2
LAN Controller
Category
GbE
PCIe
PCI-X
10GbE
Ctrlr
Module
Converged Network
Product Name / Description
Part Number
1000BASE-T Adapter
Intel® PRO/1000 PT Server Adapter
PCIe x1, LP / FH, Max. three adapters
1000BASE-T Adapter (2ch)
Intel® PRO/1000 PT Dual Port Server Adapter
PCIe x4, FH
1000BASE-T Adapter (2ch)
Intel® PRO/1000 PT Dual Port Server Adapter
PCIe x4, LP, Max. two adapters
1000BASE-T Adapter (4ch)
Intel® PRO/1000 PT Quad Port Server Adapter
PCIe x4, LP / FH, Max. two adapters
NOTE:
Network cables with RJ-45 plug covers cannot be used.
N8104-126
1000BASE-T Adapter
Intel® PRO/1000 MT Server Adapter
64bit / 133 MHz PCI-X, FH
1000BASE-T Adapter (2ch)
Intel® PRO/1000 MT Dual Port Server Adapter
64bit / 133 MHz PCI-X, FH
10GBASE-SR Adapter
Chelsio S310E-SR 10GbE Storage Accelerator
PCIe x8, LP / FH, Max. two adapters
10GBASE Adapter (SFP+/2ch)
Broadcom NetXtreme II BCM957711 10G SFP+ Dual Port
Network Interface Card
PCIe 2.0 x8, LP / FH
NOTE:
- N8104-129 SFP+ Module is required to connect with an
optical cable.
- Up to 2 SFP+ Modules can be installed.
- On Windows Server 2003R2 /2008 / 2008R2 and Red Hat
Linux 5.x(EM64T) and 6.x(x86_64) operating systems,
teaming and bonding features across one or two identical
adapters are supported. A team can include up to two ports
and up to two teams per system are allowed.
- On Red Hat Linux 5.x(x86) and 6.x(x86) operating systems,
bonding features within one adapter with up to two ports are
supported. One team per system is allowed.
N8104-119
SFP+ Module (10G-SR)
1 x SFP+ Module for N8104-128
Dual Port 10Gb Converged Network Adapter
BROCADE 1020 Dual Port 10Gbps Converged Network Adapter
PCIe 2.0 x8, LP / FH, 2 x SFP module, Max. two adapters
N8104-129
N8104-121
N8104-122
N8104-125A
N8104-120
N8104-123A
N8104-128
N8104-131
NOTE:

Teaming and bonding features across the standard LAN and optional PCIe based GbE LAN controller
(excluding N8104-126) are supported on Windows Server 2003R2 /2008 / 2008R2 and Red Hat Linux
5.x and 6.x operating systems.

When installing a 10GBASE-SR Adapter, no other additional 10GbE LAN controllers is allowed.

When installing a 1000BASE-SX Adapter, no other additional GbE LAN controllers is allowed.

Teaming feature is not supported on iSCSI interfaces.
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External RAID Controller
Category
Product Name / Description
Part Number
Controller
RAID Controller (512MB, RAID0/1/5/6)
Promise SuperTrak EX8768
RAID 0/1/5/6, 512MB, Ext. 8, PCIe 2.0 x8, SAS 6Gb/s, SATA
3Gb/s, LP / FH
RAID Battery Backup Unit
for Promise SuperTrak EX8760T and EX8768
N8103-135
RAID BBU
8.4
N8103-140
Fibre Channel / SAS Controller
Category
Product Name / Description
Part Number
Fibre Channel
Fibre Channel Controller (1ch)
Emulex LightPulse LPe1250-F8 Host Bus Adapter
8Gb/s, Optical, PCIe 2.0 x8, LP / FH
Fibre Channel Controller (2ch)
Emulex LightPulse LPe12002-M8 Host Bus Adapter
8Gb/s, Optical, PCIe 2.0 x8, LP / FH
Fibre Channel Controller (1ch)
Emulex LightPulse LPe1150-F4 Host Bus Adapter
4Gb/s, Optical, PCIe x4, LP / FH
Fibre Channel Controller (2ch)
Emulex LightPulse LPe11002-M4 Host Bus Adapter
4Gb/s, Optical, PCIe 2.0 x8, LP / FH
SAS Controller
LSI SAS3442E-R Host Bus Adapter
3Gb/s SAS, Int. 4 / Ext. 4, SFF-8484 / SFF8470, PCIe x8, LP/FH
SAS Controller
LSI SAS9212-4i4 Host Bus Adapter
6Gb/s SAS, Int. 4 / Ext. 4, 7-pin SATA / SFF-8088, PCIe 2.0 x8,
LP/FH
N8190-153
SAS
8.5
N8190-154
N8190-127
N8190-131
N8103-104A
N8103-142
Serial Port Adapter
Product Name / Description
Part Number
Serial Port Adapter
Serial port fixed to PCI bracket
N8117-01A
9 Other Add-in Components
9.1
Redundant Power Supply
Product Name / Description
Part Number
Power Unit
1 x 750 Watt 80 PLUS® Gold certified Hot plug Power Supply
N8181-77F
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Redundant Fan
Product Name / Description
Part Number
Redundant Fan
Hot plug redundant cooling fan for R120b-2
N8181-65
9.3
VMware ESXi Pre-install Kit
Product Name / Description
Part Number
VMware ESXi 4.1 Base Kit
Including USB flash memory, VMware ESXi 4.1 Recovery CD
NOTE:
The Base Kit may not be available in some regions. Please contact our sales
representative to confirm if it is available in your country.
The Base Kit must be ordered with the base model.
Installation of VMware ESXi onto hard drives is not supported.
N8106-004F
10 Add-on Components
10.1
17-inch LCD Console Drawer
Category
Drawer
w/ KVM
Drawer
Cable
Drawer
w/o KVM
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Drawer
Product Name / Description
Part Number
17inch LCD Console Unit (1U/8port)
17-inch LCD, US 83-keys Keyboard, Optical mouse, 8 port KVM
switch, 1U height
Switch Unit Connection Cable Set (USB, 1.8m)
1.8 m, 1 x 15-pin mini D-sub to 1 x 15-pin mini D-sub / 1 x 4-pin
USB A
Switch Unit Connection Cable Set (USB, 3m)
3 m, 1 x 15-pin mini D-sub to 1 x 15-pin mini D-sub / 1 x 4-pin
USB A
Switch Unit Connection Cable Set (USB, 5m)
5 m, 1 x 15-pin mini D-sub to 1 x 15-pin mini D-sub / 1 x 4-pin
USB A
Switch Unit Connection Cable Set (PS/2, 1.8m)
1.8 m, 1 x 15-pin mini D-sub to 1 x 15-pin mini D-sub / 2 x 6-pin
mini DIN
Switch Unit Connection Cable Set (PS/2, 3m)
3 m, 1 x 15-pin mini D-sub to 1 x 15-pin mini D-sub / 2 x 6-pin
mini DIN
Switch Unit Connection Cable Set (PS/2, 5m)
5 m, 1 x 15-pin mini D-sub to 1 x 15-pin mini D-sub / 2 x 6-pin
mini DIN
17inch LCD Console Unit 1U
17-inch LCD, US 83-keys Keyboard, Optical mouse, 1U height,
4-pin USB B to 4-pin USB A cable 2m, PS/2 Y-splitter cable 2m,
15-pin mini D-sub VGA cable 2m
N8143-69F
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K410-118(03)
K410-118(05)
K410-119(1A)
K410-119(03)
K410-119(05)
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KVM Switch
Category
Product Name / Description
Part Number
KVM Switch
Server Switch Unit (8 server)
1U USB 8 port KVM switch
Switch Unit Connection Cable Set (USB,1.8m)
1.8 m, 1 x 15-pin mini D-sub to 1 x 15-pin mini D-sub / 1 x 4-pin
USB A
Switch Unit Connection Cable Set (USB,3m)
3 m, 1 x 15-pin mini D-sub to 1 x 15-pin mini D-sub / 1 x 4-pin
USB A
Switch Unit Connection Cable Set (USB,3m)
5 m, 1 x 15-pin mini D-sub to 1 x 15-pin mini D-sub / 1 x 4-pin
USB A
Switch Unit Connection Cable Set (PS/2, 1.8m)
1.8 m, 1 x 15-pin mini D-sub to 1 x 15-pin mini D-sub / 2 x 6-pin
mini DIN
Switch Unit Connection Cable Set (PS/2, 3m)
3 m, 1 x 15-pin mini D-sub to 1 x 15-pin mini D-sub / 2 x 6-pin
mini DIN
Switch Unit Connection Cable Set (PS/2, 5m)
5 m, 1 x 15-pin mini D-sub to 1 x 15-pin mini D-sub / 2 x 6-pin
mini DIN
N8191-10F
Cable
10.3
K410-118(1A)
K410-118(03)
K410-118(05)
K410-119(1A)
K410-119(03)
K410-119(05)
Server Management License
The server integrates the EXPRESSSCOPE Engine 2 as standard. Refer to Server Management for the
standard management features. For more extensive remote KVM and remote media features, choose the
following kit.
Product Name / Description
Part Number
Remote KVM and Media License Kit
N8115-03
License for one server.
Remote KVM and remote media are enabled regardless of OS status.
Remote KVM:
Displays a graphics console on the web browser of the remote terminal
(PC/server).
Controls keyboard and mouse via the remote terminals' web browser
Remote media:
Enables the user to use the CD / DVD / FD / Flash memory of the remote terminals
(PC/server) as if accessing the local drives.
NOTE: Remote KVM and remote media features are not available for virtual machines.
10.4
Front Bezel
Product Name / Description
Part Number
Front Bezel
Front bezel for R120b-2
N8146-17F
10.5
Cable Management Arm
Product Name / Description
Part Number
Cable Management Arm
For R120b-2 / R120b-1
N8143-70
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10.6
Medium and Cartridge
Category
Product Name
Drive supported
Part Number
RDX
RDX Cartridge (320GB)
N8151-86
N8152-26
RDX Cartridge (500GB)
N8151-86
N8152-27
RDX Cartridge (1TB)
N8151-86
N8152-33
DAT72(36GB) Medium 5 pack
N8151-69
N8152-08
DAT
11 Support Service
11.1
Software
Product Name / Description
Part Number
PP Support Pack (VMware ESXi 4.1 for 1 processor)(1year)
Technical Support Service regarding ESXi (for quick solutions to technical issues)
NOTE: It is necessary to purchase a PP support pack for each processor installed in the
system.
ULH1S-SV40-008F
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References
Server Management
The EXPRESSSCOPE Engine 2, integrated into the server, provides superior remote control and system
management features listed in the table below.
Standard
Hardware
monitoring
Temperature/voltage/power/
fan /degeneration (memory/hard drive)

Hardware event log collection

With Remote KVM
and Media License
kit


1
Boot monitoring
Booting, BIOS/POST stall, OS stall,
shutdown

Alerting
HW error, Boot error and OS panic
(by SNMP, E-Mail)

Remote KVM
POST/BIOS setup, DOS utility

2


2

Text-based screen (OS console)

2

(via LAN)
Panic screen, Boot screen



GUI-based screen (OS console)
-
Remote control
Remote reset/power on-off/ dump

(via LAN)
OS shutdown

Remote media (CD/DVD/FD)
-

Server Management Command Line
Protocol (DMTF compliant)


Remote control via Web browser
(without dedicated app)


Remote batch


1
1


Scheduling (without UPS)


Others
Set automatic IP address via DNS/DHCP


Remote wakeup
Wake On LAN, Wake On Ring

Centralized
management
Industry standard
1
2
NEC Corporation

IPMI
2.0
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1

1
Monitoring and control of multiple servers
The feature is not supported on VMware ESXi systems.
The standard serial port is not available for the feature.
1

1
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OS Support Matrix for PCI Cards
ESXi 4.1
SLES 10 x64
SLES 10
RHEL 4 x64
RHEL 4
RHEL 5 x64
RHEL 5
RHEL 6 x64
RHEL 6
WS 2003
WS 2003R2 x64
WS 2003R2
WS 2008 x64
WS 2008
WS 2008R2
Part number
Product Name
N8103-129
RAID Controller
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N8103-130
RAID Controller
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N8103-134
RAID Controller
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N8103-135
RAID Controller
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N8103-104A
SAS Controller, 3 Gb/s
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N8103-142
SAS Controller, 6 Gb/s
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N8190-153
Fibre Channel Controller
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N8190-154
Fibre Channel Controller (2ch)
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N8190-127
Fibre Channel Controller
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N8190-131
Fibre Channel Controller (2ch)
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N8104-126
1000BASE-T Adapter
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N8104-121
1000BASE-T Adapter (2ch)
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N8104-122
1000BASE-T Adapter (2ch)
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N8104-125A
1000BASE-T Adapter (4ch)
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N8104-123A
10GBASE-SR Adapter
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N8104-128
10GBASE Adapter (SFP+/2ch)
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N8104-119
1000BASE-T Adapter
N8104-120
1000BASE-T Adapter (2ch)
N8104-112
N8104-131
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1000BASE-SX Adapter
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CONFIGURATION GUIDE – NEC EXPRESS5800/R120b-2
Supporting PCI Cards and Installable Slots
Standard Riser Card
Part Number
Product Name
Slots
Remarks
Slot # :
#0A
#2B
#3B
#1C
#2C
#3C
PCI Slot:
x4
x8
x8
x8
x4
x4
Card height:
-
FH
FH
LP
LP
LP
Slot type:
x8
x16
x8
x8
x8
x8
Installable card length (mm) :
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312
312
167
167
167
N8103-129
RAID Controller (256MB, RAID 0/1)
[PCIe 2.0 x8]


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-
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-
N8103-130
RAID Controller (256MB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
[PCIe 2.0 x8]


-
-
-
-
N8103-134
RAID Controller (512MB,RAID 0/1/5/6)
[PCIe 2.0 x8]


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-
-
-
N8103-135
RAID Controller (512MB,RAID 0/1/5/6)
[PCIe 2.0 x8]
-




-
Max. 2
N8103-104A
SAS Controller
[PCIe x8]
-




-
Max. 3
N8103-142
SAS Controller
[PCIe 2.0 x8]
-




-
Max. 3
N8190-127
Fibre Channel Controller
[PCIe x4]
-





N8190-131
Fibre Channel Controller (2ch)
[PCIe x4]
-





N8190-153
Fibre Channel Controller
[PCIe 2.0 x8]
-





N8190-154
Fibre Channel Controller (2ch)
[PCIe 2.0 x8]
-



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-
N8104-126
1000BASE-T adapter
[PCIe x1]
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




N8104-121
1000BASE-T Adapter (2ch)
[PCIe x4]
-


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-
-
N8104-122
1000BASE-T Adapter (2ch)
[PCIe x4]
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-


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Max. 2
N8104-125A
1000BASE-T Adapter (4ch)
[PCIe x4]
-




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Max. 2
N8104-123A
10GBASE-SR Adapter
[PCIe x8]
-




-
Max. 2
N8104-128
10GBASE adapter (SFP+/2ch)
[PCIe 2.0 x8]
-



-
-
Max. 2
N8104-131
Dual Port 10Gb Converged Network Adapter
[PCIe 2.0 x8]
-



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-
Max. 2
N8117-01A
Serial Port Adapter
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Max. 1
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N8116-21 Riser Card (PCI-X)
Part Number
Product Name
Slots
Slot # :
#0A
#2B
#3B
PCI Slot:
x4
x8
Card height:
-
Slot type:
x8
Installable card length (mm) :
N8103-129
#2C
#3C
64-bit x8
x4
x4
FH
FH
LP
LP
LP
x16
3.3 V
x8
x8
x8
-
312
312
167
167
167
RAID Controller (256MB, RAID 0/1)
[PCIe 2.0 x8]


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-
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-
N8103-130
RAID Controller (256MB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
[PCIe 2.0 x8]


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-
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-
N8103-134
RAID Controller (512MB,RAID 0/1/5/6)
[PCIe 2.0 x8]


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-
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-
N8103-135
RAID Controller (512MB,RAID 0/1/5/6)
[PCIe 2.0 x8]
-

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N8103-104A
SAS Controller
[PCIe x8]
-

-


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N8103-142
SAS Controller
[PCIe 2.0 x8]
-

-


-
N8190-127
Fibre Channel Controller
[PCIe x4]
-

-



N8190-131
Fibre Channel Controller (2ch)
[PCIe x4]
-

-



N8190-153
Fibre Channel Controller
[PCIe2.0 x8]
-

-



N8190-154
Fibre Channel Controller(2ch)
[PCIe2.0 x8]
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
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
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-
N8104-119
100BASE-T Adapter
[64-bit / 133 MHz PCI-X]
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
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N8104-120
100BASE-T Adapter(2ch)
[64-bit / 133 MHz PCI-X]
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N8104-126
1000BASE-T Adapter
[PCIe x1]
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
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N8104-121
1000BASE-T Adapter(2ch)
[PCIe x4]
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N8104-122
1000BASE-T Adapter(2ch)
[PCIe x4]
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
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Max. 2
N8104-125A
1000BASE-T Adapter(4ch)
[PCIe x4]
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

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Max. 2
N8104-112
1000BASE-SX adapter
[64-bit / 133 MHz PCI-X]
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
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N8104-123A
10GBASE-SR adapter
[PCIe x8]
-

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
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N8104-128
10GBASE adapter (SFP+/2ch)
[PCIe2.0 x8]
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
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N8104-131
Dual Port 10Gb Converged Network Adapter
[PCIe 2.0 x8]
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N8117-01A
Serial Port Adapter
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N8116-22 Riser Card (PCI)
Part Number
Product Name
Slots
#2C
#3C
64-bit 64-bit x8
x4
x4
-
FH
FH
LP
LP
LP
x8
5V
5V
x8
x8
x8
Installable card length (mm) :
-
312
312
167
167
167
N8103-129
RAID Controller (256MB, RAID 0/1)
[PCIe 2.0 x8]
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-
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-
N8103-130
RAID Controller (256MB, RAID 0/1/5/6)
[PCIe 2.0 x8]
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-
N8103-134
RAID Controller (512MB,RAID 0/1/5/6)
[PCIe 2.0 x8]

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-

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-
N8103-135
RAID Controller (512MB,RAID 0/1/5/6)
[PCIe 2.0 x8]
-
-
-

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N8103-104A
SAS Controller
[PCIe x8]
-
-
-


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N8103-142
SAS Controller
[PCIe 2.0 x8]
-
-
-


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N8190-127
Fibre Channel Controller
[PCIe x4]
-
-
-



N8190-131
Fibre Channel Controller (2ch)
[PCIe x4]
-
-
-



N8190-153
Fibre Channel Controller
[PCIe 2.0 x8]
-
-
-



N8190-154
Fibre Channel Controller(2ch)
[PCIe 2.0 x8]
-
-
-

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-
N8104-119
100BASE-T Adapter
[64-bit / 133 MHz PCI-X]
-


-
-
-
N8104-120
100BASE-T Adapter(2ch)
[64-bit / 133 MHz PCI-X]
-


-
-
-
N8104-126
1000BASE-T Adapter
[PCIe x1]
-
-
-



N8104-122
1000BASE-T Adapter(2ch)
[PCIe x4]
-
-
-



N8104-125A
1000BASE-T Adapter(4ch)
[PCIe x4]
-
-
-


-
N8104-112
1000BASE-SX adapter
[64-bit / 133 MHz PCI-X]
-


-
-
-
N8104-123A
10GBASE-SR adapter
[PCIe x8]
-
-
-


-
N8104-128
10GBASE adapter (SFP+/2ch)
[PCIe 2.0 x8]
-
-
-

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-
N8104-131
Dual Port 10Gb Converged Network Adapter
[PCIe 2.0 x8]
-
-
-

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N8117-01A
Serial Port Adapter
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-
-
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Slot # :
#0A
#2B
PCI Slot:
x4
Card height:
Slot type:
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#1C
Remarks
Max. 2
Max. 1
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Revision History
Revision
Date
Description
6.3
February 13, 2012
Discontinued products removed:
250GB 3.5-inch SATA HDD / N8150-209A
160GB RDX Cartridge / N8152-20
640GB RDX Cartridge / N8152-30
Part number changed:
146.5GB 2.5-inch SAS HDD / N8150-374
300GB 2.5-inch SAS HDD / N8150-375
450GB 2.5-inch SAS HDD / N8150-376
600GB 2.5-inch SAS HDD / N8150-377
6.2
January 23, 2012
New products added:
4GB Memory Kit / N8102-429F
Discontinued products removed:
4GB Memory Kit / N8102-373F
Part number changed:
73.2GB 2.5-inch SAS HDD / N8150-378
146.5GB 2.5-inch SAS HDD / N8150-379
6.1
January 11, 2012
Discontinued products removed:
SCSI Controller / N8103-107
100BASE-SX Adapter / N8104-112
Discontinued products removed:
Base model with E5503 / N8100-1706F
Others:
Correct incorrect information in internal drive configuration using 3TB 3.5-inch
SATA drive
6.0
December 14, 2011
New products added:
3TB 3.5-inch SATA HDD / N8150-337
2GB Memory Kit / N8102-428F
Discontinued products removed:
1GB Memory Kit / N8102-371F
2GB Memory Kit / N8102-372F
2GB Memory Kit / N8102-387
5.2
September 15, 2011
Others:
Correct incorrect part numbers for 50 GB SSD, PS/2 Switch Unit Connection
Cable Set.
Correct incorrect information in Specification, 10.1 17-inch LCD Console
Drawer, OS Support Matrix for PCI Cards, and Supporting PCI Cards and
Installable Slots.
5.1
August 24, 2011
Others:
Add section for Medium and Cartridge
5.0
July 29, 2011
New products added:
300GB 15K 2.5-inch SAS HDD / N8150-331
900GB 10K 2.5-inch SAS HDD / N8150-332
Discontinued products removed:
SCSI Controller / N8103-75
100BASE-TX Adapter / N8104-111
4.0
June 6, 2011
New product added:
Internal DVD Super Multi Drive / N8151-104F
3.0
April 8, 2011
New products added:
1TB 7.2K 2.5-inch SATA HDD / N8150-334
2.0
February 16, 2011
Others:
50GB SSD been re-added
1.0
February 14, 2011
Initial release
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