Reliability, availability, and serviceability Адаптер thinkserver Lenovo Tower Server - TS100 (ThinkServer) - Type 6431

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Note:

 

In

 

messages

 

and

 

documentation,

 

the

 

term

 

service

 

processor

 

refers

 

to

 

the

 

mini-baseboard

 

management

 

controller

 

or

 

the

 

optional

 

Remote

 

Supervisor

 

Adapter

 

II

 

SlimLine.

 

v

   

Redundant

 

connection

 

The

 

addition

 

of

 

an

 

optional

 

network

 

interface

 

card

 

(NIC)

 

provides

 

a

 

failover

 

capability

 

to

 

a

 

redundant

 

Ethernet

 

connection.

 

If

 

a

 

problem

 

occurs

 

with

 

the

 

primary

 

Ethernet

 

connection,

 

all

 

Ethernet

 

traffic

 

that

 

is

 

associated

 

with

 

the

 

primary

 

connection

 

is

 

automatically

 

switched

 

to

 

the

 

redundant

 

NIC.

 

If

 

the

 

applicable

 

device

 

drivers

 

are

 

installed,

 

this

 

switching

 

occurs

 

without

 

data

 

loss

 

and

 

without

 

user

 

intervention.

 

v

   

RAID

 

support

 

The

 

server

 

supports

 

RAID

 

adapters

 

to

 

create

 

redundant

 

array

 

of

 

independent

 

disks

 

(RAID)

 

configurations.

 

The

 

server

 

also

 

has

 

integrated

 

RAID

 

level-0

 

and

 

level-1

 

support

 

in

 

selected

 

models.

 

In

 

addition,

 

some

 

hot-swap

 

models

 

support

 

RAID

 

level-5

 

when

 

a

 

ServeRAID-MR10i

 

SAS/SATA

 

controller

 

is

 

installed.

 

v

   

Systems-management

 

capabilities

 

The

 

server

 

supports

 

an

 

optional

 

Remote

 

Supervisor

 

Adapter

 

II

 

SlimLine,

 

which

 

provides

 

service-processor

 

functions

 

in

 

addition

 

to

 

those

 

that

 

the

 

mini-BMC

 

provides.

 

When

 

this

 

adapter

 

is

 

used

 

with

 

the

 

systems-management

 

software

 

that

 

comes

 

with

 

the

 

server,

 

you

 

can

 

manage

 

the

 

functions

 

of

 

the

 

server

 

locally

 

and

 

remotely.

 

The

 

Remote

 

Supervisor

 

Adapter

 

II

 

SlimLine

 

also

 

provides

 

system

 

monitoring,

 

event

 

recording,

 

and

 

dial-out

 

alert

 

capability.

 

See

 

the

 

documentation

 

that

 

comes

 

with

 

your

 

systems-management

 

software

 

for

 

more

 

information.

 

To

 

order

 

an

 

optional

 

Remote

 

Supervisor

 

Adapter

 

II

 

SlimLine,

 

contact

 

your

 

Lenovo

 

marketing

 

representative

 

or

 

authorized

 

reseller.

Note:

 

In

 

messages

 

and

 

documentation,

 

the

 

term

 

service

 

processor

 

refers

 

to

 

the

 

integrated

 

mini-baseboard

 

management

 

controller

 

or

 

the

 

optional

 

Remote

 

Supervisor

 

Adapter

 

II

 

SlimLine.

Reliability,

 

availability,

 

and

 

serviceability

 

Three

 

important

 

server

 

design

 

features

 

are

 

reliability,

 

availability,

 

and

 

serviceability

 

(RAS).

 

The

 

RAS

 

features

 

help

 

to

 

ensure

 

the

 

integrity

 

of

 

the

 

data

 

that

 

is

 

stored

 

in

 

the

 

server,

 

the

 

availability

 

of

 

the

 

server

 

when

 

you

 

need

 

it,

 

and

 

the

 

ease

 

with

 

which

 

you

 

can

 

diagnose

 

and

 

repair

 

problems.

 

The

 

server

 

has

 

the

 

following

 

RAS

 

features:

 

v

   

Advanced

 

Configuration

 

and

 

Power

 

Interface

 

(ACPI)

 

v

   

Advanced

 

Desktop

 

Management

 

Interface

 

(DMI)

 

features

 

v

   

Automatic

 

BIOS

 

recovery

 

to

 

a

 

backup

 

image

 

v

   

Automatic

 

error

 

retry

 

or

 

recovery

 

v

   

Automatic

 

memory

 

downsizing

 

on

 

error

 

detection

 

v

   

Automatic

 

restart

 

on

 

nonmaskable

 

interrupt

 

(NMI)

 

v

   

Automatic

 

Server

 

Restart

 

(ASR)

 

logic

 

supporting

 

a

 

system

 

restart

 

when

 

the

 

operating

 

system

 

becomes

 

unresponsive

 

when

 

enabled

 

in

 

the

 

mini-BMC

 

v

   

Automatic

 

server

 

restart

 

after

 

a

 

power

 

failure,

 

based

 

on

 

the

 

BIOS

 

setting

 

v

   

Availability

 

of

 

microcode

 

level

 

v

   

Boot-block

 

recovery

 

v

   

Built

 

in,

 

menu-driven

 

setup,

 

system

 

configuration,

 

and

 

redundant

 

array

 

of

 

independent

 

disks

 

(RAID)

 

configuration

 

 

Chapter

 

1.

 

The

 

ThinkServer

 

TS100

 

server

 

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