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  • Dell PowerEdge R230Owner's Manual

    Regulatory Model: E33S SeriesRegulatory Type: E33S001

  • Notes, cautions, and warningsNOTE: A NOTE indicates important information that helps you make better use of your computer.

    CAUTION: A CAUTION indicates either potential damage to hardware or loss of data and tells you how to avoid the problem.

    WARNING: A WARNING indicates a potential for property damage, personal injury, or death.

    Copyright 2015 Dell Inc. All rights reserved. This product is protected by U.S. and international copyright and intellectual property laws. Dell and the Dell logo are trademarks of Dell Inc. in the United States and/or other jurisdictions. All other marks and names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective companies.

    2015 - 09

    Rev. A00

  • Contents

    1 About the PowerEdge R230 systems................................................................ 8Supported configurations on PowerEdge R230 systems....................................................................8

    Front panel features and indicators......................................................................................................8

    LCD panel features.............................................................................................................................. 13

    Home screen..................................................................................................................................13

    Setup menu....................................................................................................................................14

    View menu..................................................................................................................................... 14

    Diagnostic indicators...........................................................................................................................14

    Hot swappable hard drive indicator codes.........................................................................................16

    Back panel features and indicators..................................................................................................... 17

    NIC indicator codes.............................................................................................................................18

    Cabled power supply unit indicator codes.........................................................................................19

    Documentation matrix........................................................................................................................ 19

    Accessing system information by using QRL.................................................................................... 20

    2 Performing initial system configuration ....................................................... 22Setting up your system....................................................................................................................... 22

    Setting up and configuring the iDRAC IP address ............................................................................ 22

    Logging in to iDRAC............................................................................................................................23

    Methods of installing the operating system.......................................................................................23

    Managing your system remotely........................................................................................................ 23

    Downloading drivers and firmware.................................................................................................... 23

    3 Pre-operating system management applications........................................ 25Navigation keys................................................................................................................................... 25

    About System Setup............................................................................................................................26

    Entering System Setup.................................................................................................................. 26

    System Setup Main Menu..............................................................................................................26

    System BIOS screen details...........................................................................................................26

    System Information screen details............................................................................................... 27

    Memory Settings screen details....................................................................................................28

    Processor Settings screen details................................................................................................. 28

    SATA Settings screen details......................................................................................................... 29

    Boot Settings screen details.......................................................................................................... 31

    Network Settings screen details................................................................................................... 32

    Integrated Devices screen details.................................................................................................32

    Serial Communication screen details...........................................................................................33

    System Profile Settings screen details..........................................................................................34

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  • System Security Settings screen details........................................................................................35

    Secure Boot Custom Policy Settings screen details.................................................................... 37

    Miscellaneous Settings screen details.......................................................................................... 37

    About Boot Manager...........................................................................................................................38

    Entering Boot Manager................................................................................................................. 38

    Boot Manager main menu............................................................................................................ 38

    About Dell Lifecycle Controller.......................................................................................................... 38

    Changing the boot order....................................................................................................................38

    Choosing the system boot mode.......................................................................................................39

    Creating a system or setup password................................................................................................ 39

    Using your system password to secure your system........................................................................ 40

    Deleting or changing system password and setup password.......................................................... 40

    Operating with a setup password enabled.........................................................................................41

    Embedded system management........................................................................................................41

    iDRAC Settings utility...........................................................................................................................41

    Entering the iDRAC settings utility................................................................................................ 41

    Changing the thermal settings..................................................................................................... 42

    4 Installing and removing system components...............................................43Safety instructions...............................................................................................................................43

    Before working inside your system.................................................................................................... 43

    After working inside your system....................................................................................................... 43

    Recommended tools.......................................................................................................................... 44

    Front bezel (optional)..........................................................................................................................44

    Installing the optional front bezel................................................................................................ 44

    Removing the optional front bezel...............................................................................................45

    System cover.......................................................................................................................................45

    Removing the system cover......................................................................................................... 45

    Installing the system cover........................................................................................................... 46

    Inside the system.................................................................................................................................47

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