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Populating the Blades in C7000 enclosure

chuckk281
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Populating the Blades in C7000 enclosure

A question from Ravi regarding populating a c7000 chassis:

 

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I believe there are specific guidelines for populating the blades in a C7000 enclosure. Can you please share those details and also help me with the following?

 

Currently, I have a C7000 enclosure with the following blades in the following bays.

 

Bay 1 BL 460c G6 Half Height

Bay 2 empty

Bay 3 BL680c G6 Full height

Bay 4 empty

Bay 5 -6 BL 870 c i2

Bay 7-8 BL 870 c i2

Bay 9 BL 460c G6 Half Height

Bay 10 empty

Bay 12 empty

 

Interconnect Bays

 

Bay 1 HP VC Flex-10 Enet Module

Bay 2 HP VC Flex-10 Enet Module

Bay 3 HP VC 8Gb 24-Port FC Module

Bay 4 HP VC 8Gb 24-Port FC Module

Bay 5 HP VC Flex-10 Enet Module

Bay 6 HP VC Flex-10 Enet Module

 

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From Hoa:

 

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There’re much more but below links will shed light on your questions:

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bc/docs/support/SupportManual/c00816246/c00816246.pdf

http://bizsupport1.austin.hp.com/bc/docs/support/SupportManual/c01732252/c01732252.pdf

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bc/docs/support/SupportManual/c00705292/c00705292.pdf

 

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Lee also had some advice:

 

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The rules for populating server bays are documented in the HP BladeSystem c7000 Enclosure technologies, 5th edition

 

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Any other comments or suggestions for Ravi?