ASUS AP130-D Server User Manual PDF

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Summary of Content for ASUS AP130-D Server User Manual PDF

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Contents Disclaimer/Copyrights ... 2

ASUS Contact Information ... 6 FCC/CDC Statements ... 7 Safety Precautions ... 8

Introduction: About This Manual ... 9 Audience ... 10 Contents ... 10 Conventions ... 11 References ... 11

System Package Contents ... 12

Chapter 1: System Overview... 13 1... 1 System Features... 14 1... 2 Front Panel Features ... 15 1... 3 Rear Panel Features ... 16

1... 4 Internal Features ... 17

Chapter 2: Hardware Setup ... 19 2... 1 Remove the Chassis Cover ... 20

Unlock the side cover ... 20 Remove the side cover ... 20

2... 2 Motherboard Placement ... 21 Placement Direction ... 21 Motherboard Screws ... 21

2... 3 Install a CPU ... 22 CPU Socket Location ... 22 CPU Orientation ... 22 Unlock the CPU Socket ... 23 Insert the CPU ... 23 Secure the CPU ... 23 Install the Fan Heatsink Assembly ... 24

2... 4 Install System Memory ... 26 DIMM Sockets Location ... 26 Install a DIMM ... 26

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Contents 2... 5 Install a Hard Disk Drive ... 27

Remove the HDD/Floppy Cage ... 27 Install the HDD ... 28 Connect the Cables ... 28

2... 6 Replace the Cover ... 29 Re-install the Cover ... 29

Chapter 3: Powering Up ... 31 3... 1 Getting Started ... 32

Connect a Monitor ... 32 Connect the Power Cord ... 32 Power On ... 32 Check Power Status ... 32

Appendix A: Power Supply ... 33 A... 1 General Description ... 34

A... 2 Specifications ... 35 Input Characteristics ... 35 Output Characteristics ... 35 Over-Voltage Protection (OVP) ... 35

Appendix B: Troubleshooting ... 37 B... 1 Simple Fixes ... 38

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ASUS Contact Information ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC... (Asia-Pacific) Address: 150 Li-Te Road, Peitou, Taipei, Taiwan 112 General Tel: +886-2-2894-3447 General Fax: +886-2-2894-3449 General Email: [email protected] com... tw

Technical Support MB/Others (Tel): +886-2-2890-7121 (English) Notebook (Tel): +886-2-2890-7122 (English) Desktop/Server (Tel): +886-2-2890-7123 (English) Support Fax: +886-2-2890-7698 Support Email: [email protected] com... tw Web Site: www... asus... com... tw Newsgroup: cscnews... asus... com... tw

ASUS COMPUTER INTERNATIONAL (America) Address: 6737 Mowry Avenue, Mowry Business Center,

Building 2, Newark, CA 94560, USA General Fax: +1-510-608-4555 General Email: [email protected] com

Technical Support Support Fax: +1-510-608-4555 Notebook (Tel): 1-877-918-ASUS (2787) Web Site: www... asus... com Support Email: [email protected] com

ASUS COMPUTER GmbH (Europe) Address: Harkortstr... 25, 40880 Ratingen, BRD, Germany General Fax: +49-2102-442066 General Email: [email protected] de (for marketing requests only)

Technical Support Support Hotline: MB/Others: +49-2102-9599-0 Notebook (Tel): +49-2102-9599-10 Support Fax: +49-2102-9599-11 Support (Email): www... asuscom... de/de/support (for online support) Web Site: www... asuscom... de

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FCC/CDC Statements Federal Communications Commission Statement This device complies with FCC Rules Part 15... Operation is subject to the following two conditions:

This device may not cause harmful interference, and This device must accept any interference received including interference that

may cause undesired operation...

This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules... These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation... This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with manufacturers instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications... However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation... If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna... Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver... Connect the equipment to an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the

receiver is connected... Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help...

WARNING! The use of shielded cables for connection of the monitor to the graphics card is required to assure compliance with FCC regulations... Changes or modifications to this unit not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the users authority to operate this equipment...

Canadian Department of Communications Statement This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class B limits for radio noise emissions from digital apparatus set out in the Radio Interference Regulations of the Canadian Department of Communications...

This class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003...

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Safety Precautions

Electrical Safety

Operation Safety

IMPORTANT Before installing or removing signal cables, ensure that the power

cables for the system unit and all attached devices are unplugged...

To prevent electrical shock hazard, disconnect the power cable from the electrical outlet before relocating the system...

When adding or removing any additional devices to or from the system, ensure that the power cables for the devices are unplugged before the signal cables are connected... If possible, disconnect all power cables from the existing system before you add a device...

If the power supply is broken, do not try to fix it by yourself... Contact a qualified service technician or your dealer...

Any mechanical operation on this server must be conducted by certified or experienced engineers...

Before operating the server, carefully read all the manuals included with the server package...

Before using the server, make sure all cables are correctly connected and the power cables are not damaged... If any damage is detected, contact your dealer as soon as possible...

To avoid short circuits, keep paper clips, screws, and staples away from connectors, slots, sockets and circuitry...

Avoid dust, humidity, and temperature extremes... Place the server on a stable surface...

IMPORTANT

This product is equipped with a three-wire power cable and plug for the users safety... Use the power cable with a properly grounded electrical outlet to avoid electrical shock...

CAUTION

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of this document... This part includes the target audience, chapter description, and conventions used... It also lists other sources of information that are not contained in this manual...

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Audience

Contents This manual contains the following parts:

1... Introduction: About This Manual This part introduces the contents of this document... It includes the target audience, chapter description, and conventions used... It also lists other sources of information that are not contained in this manual...

2... Chapter 1: System Overview This chapter describes the general features of the AP130-D server... It includes sections on front panel and rear panel specifications...

3... Chapter 2: Hardware Setup This chapter lists the hardware setup procedures that you have to perform when installing system components...

4... Chapter 3: Powering Up This chapter tells how to get started with the AP130-D server after you have installed the basic components...

5... Appendix A: Power Supply Information This appendix gives information on the 200-watt switching power supply that came with the AP130-D server...

6... Appendix B: Troubleshooting This appendix lists the common problems that you may encounter while using the AP130-D server... It lists the possible causes of the problems and offers solutions... You may refer to this part and try to solve simple problems before calling customer support...

This manual is intended for system integrators, and experienced users with at least basic knowledge of configuring an entry-level server...

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Conventions

Symbols To make sure that you perform certain tasks properly, take note of the following symbols used throughout this manual...

WARNING: Information to prevent injury to yourself when trying to complete a task...

CAUTION: Information to prevent damage to the components when trying to complete a task...

IMPORTANT: Information that you MUST follow to complete a task...

NOTE: Tips and information to aid in completing a task...

References Refer to the following sources for additional information and for product and software updates...

1... ASUS P4B266-M Motherboard Users Manual This manual contains detailed information about the P4B266-M motherboard...

2... ASUS Websites The ASUS websites worldwide provide updated information on ASUS hardware and softare products... The ASUS websites are listed in the ASUS Contact Information on page 5...

3... Optional Documentation Your product package may include optional documentation such as a CD-ROM manual, warranty flyers, and others that may have been added by your dealer... NOTE: These documents are not part of the standard server package...

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System Package Contents The following checklist enumerates the components included in the standard system package...

1) ASUS AS11 chassis

2) ASUS P4B266-M motherboard

3) 200W ATX power supply

4) 52X CD-ROM drive

5) 1... 44MB floppy disk drive

6) AGP 4X card (optional)

7) Support CD that includes drivers, utilities, and ASUS Server Web-based Management (ASWM)

8) Users manuals (for system and motherboard)

If any of the above items is missing, contact your dealer...

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This chapter describes the general features of the AP130-D server... It includes sections on front panel, rear panel, and internal features of the server...

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1... 1 System Features The ASUS AP130-D is a stylish barebone server featuring the ASUS P4B266-M motherboard... The server supports the Intel Pentium 4 478/ Northwood processor, and includes the latest I/O, audio, and video technologies through the chipsets embedded on the motherboard...

Following are highlights of the servers many features...

Processor: Support for Intel Pentium 4 processor with 512KB L2 cache and speeds of up to over 2GHz

Memory: Two DIMM sockets support up to 2GB of system memory using unbuffered ECC or non-ECC PC2100/PC1600 DDR DIMMs

System Chipset: Intel 845D (Brookdale) chipset composed of Intel Memory Controller Hub (MCH)... The MCH along with the south bridge Intel I/O Controller Hub 2 (ICH2) are interconnected through the Intel proprietary Hub interface... The MCH provides the processor interface, system memory interface, AGP interface, and Hub Interface...

LAN Chipset: The RealTek 8100 PCI LAN controller is a highly integrated Platform LAN Connect (PLC) device that allows 10BASE-T and 100BASE-TX networking capabilities, and provides the LAN solution to perform high speed data transfers over the PCI bus...

Audio CODEC: The AC 97 audio CODEC onboard provides stereo analog I/O on the motherboard and peripheral devices to deliver high- quality audio...

Storage: Two 5... 25-inch drive bays (one occupied by CD-ROM), two 3... 5-inch drive bays, and a 1... 44MB floppy drive

Expansion: Three PCI expansion slots, one AGP 4X slot

Power Supply: 200-watt ATX power supply with a 115Vac/230Vac voltage selector switch

Security: Equipped with security chassis keylock

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1... 2 Front Panel Features The AP130-D front panel is designed with a door secured by a keylock... When locked, the door prevents unauthorized access to the front panel components...

Front Panel Door

Keylock

Power Switch

CD-ROM Drive

5... 25-inch Drive Bay Floppy Disk Drive

Power LED

HD Access LED Message LED

Front USB Ports

Reset Switch

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1... 3 Rear Panel Features The AP130-D rear panel includes the external I/O ports... The following picture shows the cable connectors and the devices that you connect to the ports...

Voltage Selector The switching power supply that came with the server has a voltage selector switch below the power socket... Use this switch to select the appropriate voltage according to the voltage supply in your area...

If the voltage supply in your area is 100-127V, set the switch to 115V...

If the voltage supply in your area is 200-240V, set the switch to 230V...

Setting the switch to 115V in a 230V environment will seriously damage the server...

CAUTION

USB

Serial

AC Power

PS/2 Mouse

Parallel

Game/MIDI

RJ-45

VGA

PS/2 KB

Line Out

Line In

Mic

115V/ 230V Voltage Selector

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1... 4 Internal Features The standard components inside the AP130-D server include the motherboard, power supply, floppy and CD-ROM drives, and cables...

The picture below shows the standard components of the server...

1... Power Supply 2... CD-ROM Drive 3... 5... 25-inch Drive Bay 4... Floppy Disk Drive 5... 3... 5-inch Internal Drive Bays 6... P4B266-M Motherboard 7... AGP 4X Card (optional)

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This chapter describes the hardware setup procedures that you have to perform when installing system components...

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2... 1 Remove the Chassis Cover

Unlock the side cover Two thumbscrews secure the removable side panel cover... Turn these screws counter-clockwise to release the cover... The screws are attached to the cover... Do pull out the screws...

Remove the side cover Slide the cover for about an inch toward the rear panel then lif it out of the chassis...

Thumbscrews

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Placement Direction When installing the motherboard, make sure that you place it into the chassis correctly... The edge with the external ports goes to the rear part of the chassis...

Motherboard Screws Place eight (8) screws in the holes indicated by circles to secure the motherboard to the chassis... Do not overtighten the screws... Doing so may damage the motherboard...

2... 2 Motherboard Placement

The motherboard and other internal components of the AP130-D server are already installed as indicated in section 1... 4 Internal Features... Refer to the motherboard users manual for detailed technical information about the motherboard...

NOTE

Place this side towards the rear of the chassis

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2... 3 Install a CPU The 478-pin Zero Insertion Force (ZIF) socket on the P4B266-M motherboard supports an Intel Pentium 4 processor... This section tells you how to install a CPU... Refer to the motherboard user guide for more information...

CPU Socket Location The CPU socket is located beside the rear panel connectors... Note the Pin 1 location on the socket...

CPU Orientation A CPU has a mark (usually a notch or a gold mark) on one corner to help you identify the correct orientation when inserting it to the socket...

Match the marked corner of the CPU to Pin 1 on the socket...

Gold Mark

Pin 1

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Unlock the CPU Socket Unlock the socket by pressing the lever sideways then lifting it up to a 90-100 angle...

Insert the CPU 1... Position the CPU above the

socket such that its marked corner matches the base of the socket lever...

2... Carefully insert the CPU into the socket until it fits in place...

Socket Lever 90 - 100

Gold Mark

Secure the CPU When the CPU is in place, press it firmly on the socket while you push down the socket lever to secure the CPU... The lever clicks on the side tab to indicate that it is locked...

Incorrect installation of the CPU into the socket may bend the pins and severely damage the CPU!

CAUTION

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1... Align and snap the hooks of a retention bracket into the holes of the retention module base... Make sure that the arrow on the bracket points inward...

2... Follow step 1 to install the other bracket...

3... When attached to the module base, flip the brackets sideways to allow enough room for the fan heatsink assembly... (See picture in step 4)...

Install the Fan Heatsink Assembly

Hole of rentention module base

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Retention module base

The retention module base is already installed on the motherboard upon purchase... Some CPU fan heatsink packages may also come with an extra module base...

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4... Orient the fan heatsink assembly with the fan cable nearest the CPU fan connector on the motherboard (marked CPU_FAN)...

5... Carefully place the fan heatsink assembly on top of the CPU... Make sure that the heatsink perfectly fits the retention module base...

6... Connect the fan cable to the CPU_FAN connector...

7... Flip back the retention brackets inward so that they fit the sides of the heatsink...

8... Simultaneously flip the bracket levers 180 towards the arrows until they click in place...

CPU fan connector (CPU_FAN)

The fan heatsink assembly shown above is for reference only... The fan heatsink assembly that you purchased may not look exactly the same as shown... Refer to the documentation that came with the fan heatsink assembly for more information...

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2... 4 Install System Memory

The motherboard has two Dual Inline Memory Module (DIMM) sockets that support up to 2GB system memory using PC2100/ PC1600 DDR DIMMs...

Install a DIMM 1... Unlock a DIMM socket by

pressing the retaining clips outward... Align a DIMM on the socket such that the notch on the DIMM matches the break on the socket...

2... Firmly insert the DIMM into the socket until the retaining clips snap back in place and the DIMM is properly seated...

DIMM Sockets Location

A DDR DIMM is keyed with a notch so it fits in only one direction... DO NOT force a DIMM into a socket to avoid damaging the DIMM...

CAUTION

Socket break

DIMM notch

DDR DIMM sockets

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2... 5 Install a Hard Disk Drive

1... Remove the screw that secures the HDD/floppy cage...

Make sure to disconnect the floppy cable from the floppy disk before removing the cage out of the chassis...

2... Press the retaining clip to release the cage...

3... Lift the cage out of the chassis...

Remove the HDD/Floppy Cage

Retaining clip

HDD Metal Cage

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Install the HDD 1... Insert the HDD into the cage

(label side up) until the holes on the HDD align with the holes on the cage...

2... Secure the HDD with four screws (two on each side)...

3... Replace the cage into the chassis...

Connect the Cables 1... Connect one end of the IDE

cable to the IDE connector at the back of the drive, matching the red stripe on the cable with Pin 1 on the IDE connector...

2... Connect a power cable (plug marked P5) to the power connector at the back of the drive...

3... Connect the other end of the IDE cable to the primary IDE connector (blue connector) on the motherboard...

IDE Cable

Red Stripe to Pin 1

Power Cable (P5)

To primary IDE connector on the motherboard

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2... 6 Replace the Cover

Re-install the Cover 1... Position the cover in place, aligning the tabs on the inner side of

the cover to the rail holes on the chassis edge...

2... Slide the cover toward the front panel until it fits in place...

3... Turn the thumbscrews to secure the cover to the chassis...

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This chapter tells how to get started with the AP130-D server... Powering up the server basically includes connecting the cables and turning power on...

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3... 1 Getting Started Make sure that you have completed the basic system installations in Chapter 2, then follow these steps to start up the server...

Connect a Monitor Connect a monitor by plugging hte monitor cable to the video port (blue port) on the server rear panel...

Connect the Power Cord 1... Adjust the voltage selector to

the correct voltage in your area...

2... Connect a power cord to the power connector on the rear panel...

3... Plug the power cord to a grounded wall socket...

Power On Turn on the server by pressing the power switch on the front panel...

Check Power Status After turning on the power, the power LED lights up... If it doesnt, check the power connection...

Video Port

Power LED

Power Switch

Power Connector

Voltage Selector

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This appendix gives information on the 200W switching power supply that comes with the AP130-D server...

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A... 1 General Description The server comes with a 200W ATX power supply with universal AC input that includes PFC and ATX-compliant output cables and connectors... The power supply has an internal cooling fan...

The power supply has seven plugs labeled PS1, P2, P3, P4, P5, P6, and P7... The picture below shows the specific device assignments for the plugs...

P2 P4 P3 PS1 P5 P7 P6

PS1... Motherboard ATX Power P2... CD-ROM Drive P3... Internal Device P4... Internal Device P5... IDE HDD P6... Floppy Disk Drive P7... Internal Device

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Input Characteristics

A... 2 Specifications

Output Characteristics

Over-Voltage Protection (OVP)

Input Voltage Range Min Nom Max

Range 1 90V 115V 140V

Range 2 180V 230V 264V

Input Frequency Range 43 Hz to 66 Hz

Maximum Input ac Current 5A max at 115Vac 3A max... at 230Vac, maximum load

Inrush Current 90A cold start 120A warm start

Efficiency 65% min... at nominal input, maximum load

Output Load Range Regulation Ripple

Voltage Min Max Min Max Max

+5V 1... 5A 25... 0A -5% +5% 50mVp-p

+12V 0... 2A 8... 0A -5% +5% 120mVp-p

-12V 0A 0... 8A -10% +10% 120mVp-p

+5Vsb 0A 2... 0A -5% +5% 50mVp-p

+3V3 0A 14... 0A -5% +5% 50mVp-p

Output Voltage Maximum Voltage

+5V 6... 5V

+12V 15... 6V

+3... 3V 4... 3V

NOTE The power supply will shut down and latch off for shorting +5V, +12V, -12V, or +3... 3V... By shorting +5Vsb, the power supply can latch down or automatically recover when the fault condition is removed...

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This appendix lists the common problems that you may encounter while using the AP130-D server... It lists the possible causes of the problems and offers solutions... You may refer to this part and try to solve simple problems before calling customer support...

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B... 1 Simple Fixes

The power LED on the server and/or the monitor do not light up

1... Make sure that the 115V/230V voltage selector switch is set to the correct voltage supply in your area...

2... Check the power cable connection on the system rear panel if properly connected...

3... Make sure that the power cables are connected to a grounded power outlet...

4... Press the power button to make sure that the system is turned on...

Problem Action

The keyboard does not work Check the keyboard cable if properly connected to the keyboard port...

The mouse does not work Check the mouse cable if properly connected to the mouse port...

The system does not perform power-on self tests (POST) after it was turned on

1... Check the memory modules and make sure you installed the DIMMs the system supports...

2... Make sure that the DIMMs are properly installed on the sockets...

NOTE Some problems that you may encounter are not due to defects on the system or the components... These problems only requires simple troubleshooting actions that you can perform by yourself...

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The system continuously beeps after it was turned on

1... Check the memory modules and make sure you installed the DIMMs the system supports...

2... Make sure that the DIMMs are properly installed on the sockets...

The message Non-system disk or disk error appears

Check if bootable HDD is active...

Onboard IDE HDD is unstable Install the utility drivers from the support CD that came with the package...

Network connection not available

1... Make sure the network cable is connector the RJ-45 port on the rear panel...

2... Make sure that you have installed the network drivers from the motherboard support CD...

Problem Action

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