Cisco UCS C-Series Servers Integrated Management Controller GUI Configuration Guide, Release 1.3
Viewing Server Properties
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Viewing Server Properties

Viewing Server Properties

This chapter includes the following sections:

Viewing CPU Properties

Procedure
    Step 1   In the Navigation pane, click the Server tab.
    Step 2   On the Server tab, click Inventory.
    Step 3   In the Inventory pane, click the CPUs tab.
    Step 4   Review the following information for each CPU:
    Name Description

    Socket Name field

    The socket in which the CPU is installed.

    Vendor field

    The vendor for the CPU.

    Status field

    The status of the CPU.

    Family field

    The family to which this CPU belongs.

    Speed field

    The CPU speed, in megahertz.

    Version field

    The CPU version.

    Number of Cores field

    The number of cores in the CPU.

    Signature field

    The signature information for the CPU.

    Number of Threads field

    The maximum number of threads that the CPU can process concurrently.


    Viewing Memory Properties

    Procedure
      Step 1   In the Navigation pane, click the Server tab.
      Step 2   On the Server tab, click Inventory.
      Step 3   In the Inventory pane, click the Memory tab.
      Step 4   In the Memory Summary area, review the following summary information about memory:
      Name Description

      Memory Speed field

      The memory speed, in megahertz.

      Failed Memory field

      The amount of memory that is currently failing, in megabytes.

      Total Memory field

      The total amount of memory available on the server if all DIMMs are fully functional.

      Ignored Memory field

      The amount of memory currently not available for use, in megabytes.

      Effective Memory field

      The actual amount of memory currently available to the server.

      Number of Ignored DIMMs field

      The number of DIMMs that the server cannot access.

      Redundant Memory field

      The amount of memory used for redundant storage.

      Number of Failed DIMMs field

      The number of DIMMs that have failed and cannot be used.

      Memory RAS Possible field

      Details about what memory configuration the server supports. This can be one of the following:

      • Memory configuration can support mirroring
      • Memory configuration can support sparing
      • Memory configuration can support either mirroring or sparing
      • Memory configuration cannot support RAS

      Memory Configuration field

      The current memory configuration. This can be one of the following:

      • Maximum Performance—The system automatically optimizes the memory performance.
      • Mirroring—The server maintains two identical copies of the data in memory. This option effectively halves the available memory on the server, as one half is automatically reserved for mirrored copy.
      • Sparing—The system reserves some memory for use in the event a DIMM fails. If that happens, the server takes the DIMM offline and replaces it with the reserved memory. This option provides less redundancy than mirroring, but it leaves more of the memory available for programs running on the server.
      Step 5   In the Memory Details table, review the following detailed information about each DIMM:
      Tip   

      Click a column header to sort the table rows, according to the entries in that column.

      Name Description

      Name column

      The name of the DIMM slot in which the memory module is installed.

      Capacity column

      The size of the DIMM.

      Channel Speed column

      The clock speed of the memory channel, in megahertz.

      Channel Type column

      The type of memory channel.

      Memory Type Detail column

      The type of memory used in the device.

      Bank Locator column

      The location of the DIMM within the memory bank.

      Manufacturer column

      The vendor ID of the manufacturer. This can be one of the following:

      • 0x2C00—Micron Technology, Inc.
      • 0x5105—Qimonda AG i. In.
      • 0x802C—Micron Technology, Inc.
      • 0x80AD—Hynix Semiconductor Inc.
      • 0x80CE—Samsung Electronics, Inc.
      • 0x8551—Qimonda AG i. In.
      • 0xAD00—Hynix Semiconductor Inc.
      • 0xCE00—Samsung Electronics, Inc.

      Serial Number column

      The serial number of the DIMM.

      Asset Tag column

      The asset tag associated with the DIMM, if any.

      Part Number column

      The part number for the DIMM assigned by the vendor.

      Visibility column

      Whether the DIMM is available to the server.

      Operability column

      Whether the DIMM is currently operating correctly.

      Data Width column

      The amount of data the DIMM supports, in bits.


      Viewing Power Supply Properties

      Procedure
        Step 1   In the Navigation pane, click the Server tab.
        Step 2   On the Server tab, click Inventory.
        Step 3   In the Inventory pane, click the Power Supplies tab.
        Step 4   Review the following information for each power supply:
        Tip   

        Click a column header to sort the table rows, according to the entries in that column.

        Name Description

        Device ID column

        The identifier for the power supply unit.

        Input column

        The input into the power supply, in watts.

        Max Output column

        The maximum output from the power supply, in watts.

        FW Version column

        The firmware version for the power supply.

        Product ID column

        The product identifier for the power supply assigned by the vendor.


        Viewing Storage Properties

        Procedure
          Step 1   In the Navigation pane, click the Server tab.
          Step 2   On the Server tab, click Inventory.
          Step 3   In the Inventory pane, click the Storage tab.
          Step 4   In the Storage Adapters area, review the information about the available adapter cards.

          This area contains a table listing all MegaRAID and Cisco Flexible Flash controllers on the server that can be managed through CIMC. To view details about a particular storage device, select it in the table and view the information in the tabs below.

          If a particular storage device does not appear on this tab it cannot be managed through CIMC. To view the status of an unsupported device, see the documentation for that device.

          Tip   

          Click a column header to sort the table rows, according to the entries in that column.

          Step 5   In the Storage Adapters area, click a row to view the detailed properties of that adapter.

          The properties of the selected storage adapter appear in the tabbed menu below the Storage Adapters area.

          Step 6   Select the Controller Info tab and review the information.

          If a MegaRAID controller is selected in the Storage Adapters table, this tab shows the following information.

          • Firmware versions
          • PCI information
          • Manufacturing information
          • Running and startup firmware image information
          • Virtual and physical drive counts
          • General settings
          • Capabilities
          • Hardware configuration
          • Error counters

          If a Cisco Flexible Flash controller is selected in the Storage Adapters table, this tab shows the following information.

          Area Name

          Description

          Actions Area

          This area contains the following actions:

          • Reset Cisco Flex Flash—Allows you to reset the selected Cisco Flexible Flash controller
          • Configure Operational Profile—Opens a dialog box that allows you to configure the selected Cisco Flexible Flash controller

          General Area

          This area displays basic information about the controller, its status and internal state, and the firmware that it is running.

          Physical Drive Count Area

          This area displays the number of physical drives.

          For more information, go to the Physical Drive Info tab.

          Virtual Drive Count Area

          This area displays the number of virtual drives.

          For more information, go to the Virtual Drive Info tab.

          Step 7   Select the Physical Drive Info tab and review the information.

          This tab shows the following information for the controller selected in the Storage Adapters table.

          • General drive information
          • Identification information
          • Drive status
          Step 8   Select the Virtual Drive Info tab and review the information.

          This tab shows the following information for the controller selected in the Storage Adapters table.

          • General drive information
          • RAID information
          • Physical drive information
          Step 9   Select the Battery Backup Unit tab and review the information.

          This tab shows information about the backup battery on the controller selected in the Storage Adapters table.

          Note   

          This tab does not apply if you select a Cisco Flexible Flash controller in the Storage Adapters table.


          Viewing PCI Adapter Properties

          Before You Begin

          The server must be powered on, or the properties will not display.

          Procedure
            Step 1   In the Navigation pane, click the Server tab.
            Step 2   On the Server tab, click Inventory.
            Step 3   In the Inventory pane, click the PCI Adapters tab.
            Step 4   In the PCI Adapters area, review the following information for the installed PCI adapters:
            Name Description

            Slot ID column

            The slot in which the adapter resides.

            Product Name column

            The name of the adapter.

            Vendor ID column

            The adapter ID assigned by the vendor.

            Device ID column

            The device ID assigned by the vendor.