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eLog V200R007C10 Installation Guide

Describes the installation process of product software. Includes plans, environmental requirements, and procedures for installation, as well as commissioning procedures.

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Connection Method 1: Use the iBMC Port to Remotely Connect to the Server

Connection Method 1: Use the iBMC Port to Remotely Connect to the Server

If the mouse and keyboard are unavailable or you want to install the operating system outside the equipment room, you can use the iBMC port to remotely connect to the server to install the operating system. In this mode, you can use either the installation CD-ROM or the installation image file to install the operating system.

Configuring an IP address for iBMC Port

After an IP address is assigned to the iBMC port of the server, you can use the web UI to manage the remote management server through this IP address.

Method 1: Setting an IP Address by Connecting a Laptop to the iBMC Port

A PC or laptop where the Internet Explorer is installed is ready, and a network cable is ready.

  1. Check the location of the iBMC port of the server and connect a PC to the port using a cable.
  2. Change the IP address and subnet mask of the PC. The PC resides on the same subnet as the iMana port.

    NOTE:

    The default IP address and subnet mask of the iBMC port is 192.168.2.100 and 255.255.255.0 respectively.

  3. Enter the IP address of the iBMC port in the address bar of the Internet Explorer on the PC and press Enter.

    The "There is a problem with this website's security certificate." Message is displayed.

  4. Click Continue to this website.

    The user login page is displayed.

    Figure 4-7 Login UI of the iBMC port

  5. Enter the user name and password, select This iBMC, and click Log In.

    NOTE:
    • The default user name is Administrator.
    • The default password is Admin@9000.

  6. Choose Config > Network Settings.
  7. In IPv4 area of 3. Select IP Version and Set IP select Manually Set an IP Address and select IP Address, Mask, and Default Gateway. Click Save.
  8. Disconnect the PC from the iBMC port of the server and connect the iBMC port to the network.
  9. Change the IP address of the PC to connect the PC to the same network.
  10. Enter the new IP address of the iBMC port in the address bar of the Internet Explorer to access the web UI of the iBMC port.
Method 2: Setting an IP Address in BIOS by Connecting the Mouse and Keyboard to the Server
  1. Start the server. If the following information is displayed, repeatedly press Delete.

  2. Enter the password to access the configuration page.

    The initial password is Admin@9000 .

  3. Press arrow keys to access the Advanced tab and select IPMI iBMC Configuration. Then click Enter.

  4. Press arrow keys to select iBMC Configuration and click Enter.

  5. Press arrow keys to move the cursor to IP Address and press F5 to change the IP address of the iBMC port.

    Use the same method to change the subnet mask and default gateway.

  6. Press F10 to save the configuration and exit.
  7. Repeat the preceding operations to configure IP addresses for all iBMC ports.

Remotely Operating Server Through the iBMC Port

This section describes how to remotely connect to the control server through the iBMC port.

Prerequisites
Procedure
  1. Ensure that the iBMC client runs the OS and browser of the required versions. To use the remote control function, ensure that the client also runs the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) of the required version. For details about the version requirements, see Product Documentation of Server.
  2. Open the Internet Explorer and enter the IP address https://192.168.2.100 of the iBMC port to access the iBMC web UI.

    The default IP address and subnet mask of the iBMC port is 192.168.2.100 and 255.255.255.0 respectively. If you have already changed the IP address, use the new IP address.

  3. Enter the user name and password and click Log In.

    NOTE:
    • The default user name is Administrator.
    • The default password is Admin@9000.

  4. Choose Remote and click Remote Virtual Console (shared mode).

    In the Remote Control window that is displayed, operate the server.

Setting a Server RAID

First, you need to set a RAID for it. The applicable RAID type varies with the actual configuration of the server. This section provides an example for configuring RAID1 and RAID6 for Huawei FusionServer 2288H V5 server.

Context
Recommended configuration order (distributed deployment scenario):
  1. Two rear disks are grouped as RAID1.
  2. If front disks are available, they are grouped as RAID6, with one of them as the hot spare disk.
Recommended configuration order (centralized deployment scenario):
  1. Two back disks are grouped as RAID1.
  2. One front disk is configured as the public hot spare disk.
  3. Two front disks are grouped as RAID1, and no separate hot spare disk is configured.
  4. Nine front disks are grouped as RAID6, and no separate hot spare disk is configured.
(Optional) Deleting Useless RAID Groups

If there are useless RAID groups on the server, you can delete them by referring to this scenario.

  1. Restart the server using the iBMC remote virtual console. When the following page is displayed, press F11.

  2. Enter the password to access the configuration page.

    The initial password is Admin@9000.

  3. Press arrow keys to select DeviceManager and press Enter.

  4. Press arrow keys to select AVAGO MegaRAID... and press Enter.

  5. Select Main Menu and press Enter.

  6. Press arrow keys to select Virtual Drive Management and press Enter.

  7. Select the RAID group to be deleted and press Enter.

  8. Select Operation and press Enter.

  9. Press arrow keys to select Delete Virtual Drive and press Enter.

  10. Press arrow keys to select Go and press Enter.

  11. Press Enter and set Confirm to Enabled. Press arrow keys to select Yes and press Enter.

  12. Select OK and press Enter.

  13. The page is automatically displayed, indicating that the selected RAID group has been deleted.

  14. Press Esc to return to the previous menu. Configure all RAID groups by referring to other RAID configuration methods.
Configuring RAID1
  1. Restart the server using the iBMC remote virtual console. When the following page is displayed, press F11.

  2. Enter the password to access the configuration page.

    The initial password is Admin@9000.

  3. Press arrow keys to select DeviceManager and press Enter.

  4. Press arrow keys to select AVAGO MegaRAID... and press Enter.

  5. Select Main Menu and press Enter.

  6. Select Configuration Management and press Enter.

  7. Select Create Virtual Drive and press Enter.

  8. Press arrow keys to Select RAID Level and press Enter.

  9. Select RAID1 and press Enter.

  10. Press arrow keys to Select Drives and press Enter.

  11. Press arrow keys to select the disks to be added to the RAID group. Press Enter and set the disk state to Enabled. Set other disks that will be added to the RAID group to Enabled.

  12. Press down arrow keys to select Apply Changes and press Enter.

  13. Select OK and press Enter.

  14. Press arrow keys to select Save Configuration and press Enter.

  15. Press Enter and set Confirm to Enabled. Press arrow keys to select Yes and press Enter.

  16. Select OK and press Enter.

  17. Repeat the preceding steps until you complete related settings for RAID1. Configure other RAID groups by referring to other sheets. Repeat the preceding steps to configure other RAID groups. After all configurations are complete, restart the server.
Configuring RAID6
  1. Restart the server using the iBMC remote virtual console. When the following page is displayed, press F11.

  2. Enter the password to access the configuration page.

    The initial password is Admin@9000.

  3. Press arrow keys to select DeviceManager and press Enter.

  4. Press arrow keys to select AVAGO MegaRAID... and press Enter.

  5. Select Main Menu and press Enter.

  6. Select Configuration Management and press Enter.

  7. Select Create Virtual Drive and press Enter.

  8. Press arrow keys to Select RAID Level and press Enter.

  9. Select RAID6 and press Enter.

  10. Press arrow keys to Select Drives and press Enter.

  11. Press arrow keys to select the disks to be added to the RAID group. Press Enter and set the disk state to Enabled. Set other disks that will be added to the RAID group to Enabled.

  12. Press down arrow keys to select Apply Changes and press Enter.

  13. Select OK and press Enter.

  14. Press arrow keys to select Save Configuration and press Enter.

  15. Press Enter and set Confirm to Enabled. Press arrow keys to select Yes and press Enter.

  16. Select OK and press Enter.

  17. Repeat the preceding steps until you complete related settings for RAID6. Configure other RAID groups by referring to other sheets. After all configurations are complete, restart the server.
Configuring the Global Hot Spare Disk
  1. Restart the server using the iBMC remote virtual console. When the following page is displayed, press F11.

  2. Enter the password to access the configuration page.

    The initial password is Admin@9000

  3. Press arrow keys to select DeviceManager and press Enter.

  4. Press arrow keys to select AVAGO MegaRAID... and press Enter.

  5. Select <b>Main Menu</b> and press <b>Enter</b>.

  6. Press arrow keys to select Drive Management and press Enter.

  7. Press arrow keys to select the disk to be configured as the global hot spare disk and press Enter.

    Select a disk in the Unconfigured Good state as the global hot spare disk.

  8. Select Operation and press Enter.

  9. Press arrow keys to select Assign Global Hot Spare Drive and press Enter.

  10. Press arrow keys to select Go and press Enter.

  11. Press Enter and set Confirm to Enabled. Press arrow keys to select Yes and press Enter.

  12. Select OK and press Enter.

  13. After all configurations are complete, restart the server.

Mounting Disks and Changing the Boot Sequence

After configuring RAIDs for the server, you must mount disks for the server and configure the server to start from the CD-ROM, preparing for the operating system installation.

Procedure
  1. Mount the CD-ROM for the server.

    1. Click to open the window for mounting the CD-ROM.
    2. The CD-ROM can be mounted in any of the following modes:
      • To mount a CD-ROM, insert the CD-ROM in the CD-ROM drive of the PC or laptop. Select CD/DVD and select a drive letter from the drop-down list.
      • If you have obtained an ISO image, select Image File. Click Browse. In the window that is displayed, select the image file to be mounted.
    3. After selecting the file, click Connect to load the CD-ROM to the server in the format of a virtual CD-ROM.
      NOTE:
      • To switch the CD-ROM, click Eject, select the desired CD-ROM and click Insert.
      • When the CD-ROM is no longer required, click Disconnect to uninstall the virtual CD-ROM drive from the server.

  2. Set the boot sequence of the server.

    1. On the iBMC login page, choose Config > Boot Option.
    2. On the Boot Option page, select UEFI in Boot Mode and DVD-ROM in Boot Medium, then click Save.

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