Lenovo ThinkAgile HX3375 Appliance and ThinkAgile HX3376 Certified NodeProduct Guide

Abstract

The Lenovo ThinkAgile HX3375 Appliance and ThinkAgile HX3376 Certified Node are 2-socket 1U systems featuring the AMD EPYC 7003 and 7002 families of processors and are designed for deploying industry-leading hyperconvergence software from Nutanix on Lenovo enterprise platforms. Nutanix brings the benefits of web-scale technologies to enterprise applications through enterprise storage, data protection, infrastructure resilience, management and analytics, and security.

The ThinkAgile HX3375 Appliances deliver fully validated and integrated Lenovo hardware and firmware, certified and preloaded with licensed Nutanix software. It also includes ThinkAgile Advantage support with one single point of contact for support of the hardware and software.

The ThinkAgile HX3376 Certified Nodes deliver fully validated Lenovo hardware and firmware, certified and can be preloaded with Nutanix software. Certified Nodes do not include licenses to Nutanix software and enhanced software support.

This product guide provides essential pre-sales information to understand the ThinkAgile systems, their key features and specifications, components and options, and configuration guidelines. This guide is intended for technical specialists, sales specialists, sales engineers, IT architects, and other IT professionals who want to learn more about the ThinkAgile offerings and consider their use in IT solutions.

Change History

Changes in the August 24, 2021 update:

  • New support for the following drive - Internal drive options section:
    • ThinkSystem U.2 Intel P5600 3.2TB Mainstream NVMe PCIe 4.0 x4 Hot Swap SSD, 4XB7A17153

Introduction

The Lenovo ThinkAgile HX3375 Appliance and ThinkAgile HX3376 Certified Node are 2-socket 1U systems featuring the AMD EPYC 7003 and 7002 families of processors and are designed for deploying industry-leading hyperconvergence software from Nutanix on Lenovo enterprise platforms. Nutanix brings the benefits of web-scale technologies to enterprise applications through enterprise storage, data protection, infrastructure resilience, management and analytics, and security.

The ThinkAgile HX3375 Appliance delivers fully validated and integrated Lenovo hardware and firmware, certified and preloaded with licensed Nutanix software. It also includes ThinkAgile Advantage support with one single point of contact for support of the hardware and software.

The ThinkAgile HX3376 Certified Node delivers fully validated Lenovo hardware and firmware, certified and can be preloaded with Nutanix software. Certified Nodes do not include licenses to Nutanix software and enhanced software support.

Common uses for these HX Series system include compute-heavy workloads such as virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), server virtualization, private/hybrid clouds, enterprise applications, light databases, and remote office and branch office workloads.

ThinkAgile HX3375 Appliance and ThinkAgile HX3376 Certified Node
Figure 1. ThinkAgile HX3375 Appliance and ThinkAgile HX3376 Certified Node

Did you know?

The systems have been designed to take advantage of the features of the EPYC 7003 "Milan" and EPYC 7002 "Rome" processors, such as the full performance of 64-core processors, support for 3200 MHz memory and PCIe Gen 4.0 support.

The systems are available as an Appliance or a Certified Node delivering greater virtualized workload consolidation with higher core count, GPU support and easy-to-use lifecycle management console.

Key features

Combining performance and flexibility, the HX3375 and HX3376 systems are a great choice for enterprises of all sizes. The systems offer a broad selection of processors, memory and drives, and offers high performance features that industries such as finance, healthcare and telco need. Outstanding reliability, availability, and serviceability (RAS) and high-efficiency design can improve your business environment and can help save operational costs.

HX3375 Appliance

The HX3375 Appliance offers the following key features:

  • Factory-integrated, pre-configured ready-to-go appliances built on proven and reliable Lenovo ThinkSystem servers that provide compute power for a variety of workloads and applications and powered by industry’s most feature-rich hyperconverged infrastructure software from Nutanix.
  • Provide quick and convenient path to implement a hyperconverged solution powered by Nutanix with "one stop shop" and a single point of contact provided by Lenovo for purchasing, deploying, and supporting the solution.
  • Meet various workload demands with cost-efficient hybrid or performance-optimized all-flash storage configurations.
  • Deliver fully validated and integrated hardware and firmware that is certified with Nutanix software.
  • Include Lenovo ThinkAgile Advantage Single Point of Support for quick 24/7 problem reporting and resolution.
  • Offer Lenovo deployment services to get customers up and running quickly.

HX3376 Certified Node

The HX3376 Certified Node offers the following key features:

  • Built on proven and reliable Lenovo ThinkSystem servers that provide compute power for a variety of workloads and applications.
  • Deliver fully validated and integrated hardware and firmware that is certified with Nutanix software.
  • Preloaded with Nutanix software and ready for out-of-box deployment (Note: software licenses are not included).
  • Provide flexibility in using the existing Nutanix term-based software licenses and active support contracts or purchasing new software licenses and support contracts from Nutanix.
  • Offer optional Lenovo Professional Services to get customers up and running quickly

The Nutanix software running on the HX3375 or HX3376 delivers the following key features:

  • A natively integrated solution for data protection and continuous availability at VM granularity that gives administrators an affordable range of options to meet the recovery point objectives (RPO) and recovery time objectives (RTO) for different applications.
  • A fault resistant platform, with no single point of failure and no bottlenecks with shared-nothing architecture, where all data, metadata and services are distributed to all nodes within the cluster, that is built to detect, isolate and recover from failures anywhere in the system.
  • An intuitive user-centric management experience to simplify every aspect of the IT infrastructure lifecycle and provide a single pane of glass to monitor and control Nutanix clusters, with simplified workflows and rich automation for common administrative tasks.
  • Powerful security features, such as two-factor authentication and data-at-rest encryption, with a security development lifecycle that is integrated into product development to help customers meet the most stringent security requirements.

Scalability and performance

The appliance and certified node offer numerous features to boost performance, improve scalability and reduce costs:

  • Support the AMD EPYC 7003 and 7002 families of processors
  • Support processors with up to 64 cores and 128 threads, core speeds of up to 3.7 GHz, and TDP ratings of up to 240W.
  • Support for up to 32 TruDDR4 memory DIMMs with two processors (16 DIMMs per processor). Each processor has 8 memory channels and 2 DIMMs per channel. With 1 DIMM installed per channel (8 DIMMs total), memory operates at 3200 MHz. Using Performance+ RDIMMs, the server supports 2 DIMMs per channel (16 DIMMs total) operating at 3200 MHz.
  • Using 128GB 3DS RDIMMs, the server supports up to 4TB of system memory.
  • Support up to two single-width GPUs, each up to 75W for substantial processing power in a 1U system.
  • Support up to 12x 2.5-inch hot-swap drive bays, by using combinations of front-accessible (up to 10 bays) and rear-accessible (2 bays).
  • Support for 4x NVMe drives; The use of NVMe drives maximizes drive I/O performance, in terms of throughput, bandwidth, and latency.
  • Support M.2 drives for convenient operating system boot functions or data storage. Support two M.2 drives in a RAID 1 configuration for performance and reliability.
  • The systems have a dedicated industry-standard OCP 3.0 small form factor (SFF) slot, with a PCIe 4.0 x16 interface, supporting a variety of Ethernet network adapters. Simple-swap mechanism with thumbscrews and pull-tab enables tool-less installation and removal of the adapter. Supports shared BMC network sideband connectivity to enable out-of-band systems management.
  • The systems offer PCI Express 4.0 I/O expansion capabilities that doubles the theoretical maximum bandwidth of PCIe 3.0 (16GT/s in each direction for PCIe 4.0, compared to 8 GT/s with PCIe 3.0). A PCIe 4.0 x16 slot provides 64 GB/s bandwidth, enough to support a 400GbE network connection.
  • Up to three PCIe 4.0 slots, all with rear access, plus a slot dedicated to the OCP adapter.

The systems provide many features to simplify serviceability and increase system uptime:

  • Available M.2 RAID Boot Adapters support RAID-1 which can enable two SATA M.2 drives to be configured as a redundant pair.
  • The systems have two hot-swap redundant power supplies and up to eight hot-swap redundant fans to provide availability for business-critical applications.
  • The power-source-independent light path diagnostics uses LEDs to lead the technician to failed (or failing) components, which simplifies servicing, speeds up problem resolution, and helps improve system availability.
  • Solid-state drives (SSDs) offer more reliability than traditional mechanical HDDs for greater uptime.
  • Proactive Platform Alerts (including PFA and SMART alerts): Processors, voltage regulators, memory, internal storage (SAS/SATA HDDs and SSDs, NVMe SSDs, M.2 storage, flash storage adapters), fans, power supplies, server ambient and subcomponent temperatures.
  • Offer a diagnostics port on the front of the server to allow you to attach an external diagnostics handset for enhanced systems management capabilities.

Manageability and security

Systems management features simplify local and remote management:

  • The systems include an XClarity Controller (XCC) to monitor server availability, provide remote control (keyboard video mouse) functions, and support for the mounting of remote media files (ISO and IMG image files), boot capture, and power capping.
  • Lenovo XClarity Administrator offers comprehensive hardware management tools that help to increase uptime, reduce costs and improve productivity through advanced server management capabilities.
  • Support for Lenovo XClarity Energy Manager which captures real-time power and temperature data from the server and provides automated controls to lower energy costs.
  • An integrated industry-standard Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) enables improved setup, configuration, and updates, and simplifies error handling.
  • Administrator and power-on passwords help protect from unauthorized access to the server.
  • Support AMD Secure Root-of-Trust, Secure Run and Secure Move features to minimize potential attacks and protect data as the OS is booted, as applications are run and as applications are migrated from server to server.
  • Industry-standard Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) NI support for faster, stronger encryption.
  • Additional physical security features are a chassis intrusion switch (standard in all models) and a lockable front bezel (optional).

Components and connectors

The following figure shows the front of the server.

Lenovo ThinkAgile HX3375 and HX3376
Figure 2. Front view of the Lenovo ThinkAgile HX3375 and HX3376

The following figure shows the components visible from the rear of the server. As shown, there are two different configurations available, including one with rear-mounted drive bays: two 2.5-inch hot-swap SAS/SATA drive bays.

Rear view of the Lenovo ThinkAgile HX3375 and HX3376
Figure 3. Rear view of the Lenovo ThinkAgile HX3375 and HX3376

The following figure shows the locations of key components inside the server.

Internal view of the Lenovo ThinkAgile HX3375 and HX3376
Figure 4. Internal view of the Lenovo ThinkAgile HX3375 and HX3376

Standard specifications

The following table lists the standard specifications.

Table 1. Standard specifications
Components Specification
Machine types 7D5U - 3 year warranty
Form factor 1U rack.
Processor One or two AMD EPYC 7003 Series or 7002 Series processors. Supports processors up to 64 cores, core speeds of up to 3.7 GHz, and TDP ratings of up to 240W.
Chipset Not applicable (platform controller hub functions are integrated into the processor)
Memory

32 DIMM slots with two processors (16 DIMM slots per processor). Each processor has 8 memory channels, with 2 DIMMs per channel (DPC). Lenovo TruDDR4 RDIMMs and 3DS RDIMMs are supported:

  • Performance+ RDIMMs: 1 DPC at 3200 MHz, 2 DPC at 3200 MHz
  • RDIMMs: 1 DPC at 3200 MHz, 2 DPC at 2933 MHz
  • 3DS RDIMMs: 1 DPC at 2933 MHz, 2 DPC at 2666 MHz
Memory maximum Up to 4TB with 32x 128GB 3DS RDIMMs
Memory protection ECC, SDDC, Patrol/Demand Scrubbing, DRAM Address Command Parity with Replay, DRAM Uncorrected ECC Error Retry, Post Package Repair
Disk drive bays

Up to 12x 2.5-inch hot-swap drive bays:

  • Front bays: 6x 2.5-inch hot-swap SAS/SATA + 4x 2.5-inch hot-swap AnyBay
  • Rear bays: 2x 2.5-inch hot-swap SAS/SATA bays
  • Internal M.2 module supporting two M.2 drives, for OS boot and drive storage support

AnyBay bays support SAS, SATA or NVMe drives. NVMe bays only support NVMe drives. Rear drive bays can be used in conjunction with 2.5-inch front drive bays.

Storage controller ThinkSystem 430-16i SAS HBA
Network interfaces Dedicated OCP 3.0 SFF slot with PCIe 4.0 x16 host interface. Supports 25GbE network connectivity. One port can optionally be shared with the XClarity Controller (XCC) management processor for Wake-on-LAN and NC-SI support.
PCI Expansion slots

Up to 3x PCIe 4.0 slots, all with rear access, plus a slot dedicated to the OCP adapter. Slot availability is based on riser selection and rear drive bay selection. Slot 3 requires two processors.

Two choices for rear-access slots:

  • 3x PCIe 4.0 x16 low-profile slots
  • 1x PCIe 4.0 x16 low-profile slot (also supports 2x rear 2.5-inch drive bays)
GPUs Supports up to 2x NVIDIA Tesla T4 GPUs
Ports

Front: 1x USB 3.1 G1 (5 Gb/s) port, 1x USB 2.0 port (also for XCC local management), External diagnostics port, optional VGA port.

Rear: 3x USB 3.1 G1 (5 Gb/s) ports, 1x VGA video port, 1x RJ-45 1GbE systems management port for XCC remote management. Optional DB-9 COM serial port (installs in slot 3).

Internal: 1x USB 3.1 G1 connector for operating system or license key purposes

Cooling Up to 8x N+1 redundant hot swap 40 mm fans, configuration dependent. One fan integrated in each power supply.
Power supply Up to two hot-swap redundant AC power supplies, 80 PLUS Platinum certification. 750 W and 1100 W AC options, supporting 220V and 110V input supply.
Video G200 graphics with 16 MB memory with 2D hardware accelerator, integrated into the XClarity Controller. Maximum resolution is 1920x1200 32bpp at 60Hz.
Hot-swap parts Drives, power supplies, and fans.
Systems management Operator panel with status LEDs. Optional External Diagnostics Handset with LCD display. XClarity Controller (XCC) embedded management, XClarity Controller Enterprise is included, enabling remote control functions, XClarity Administrator centralized infrastructure delivery, and XClarity Energy Manager centralized server power management.
Security features Chassis intrusion switch, Power-on password, administrator's password. Optional lockable front security bezel.
Software
  • HX3375 Appliance: Nutanix Acropolis: Starter, Pro, and Ultimate editions. Nutanix Prism, Nutanix Calm (optional), Nutanix Flow (optional).
  • HX3376 Certified Node: Nutanix Acropolis Starter, Pro and Ultimate editions (licenses purchased separately from Nutanix or a Nutanix reseller). 
Hypervisors supported Nutanix AHV or VMware ESXi. See the Software section for details.
Hardware
warranty
  • HX3375 Appliance: Three-, four-, or five-year customer-replaceable unit and onsite limited hardware warranty with ThinkAgile Advantage Support and selectable service levels: 9x5 next business day (NBD) parts delivered, 9x5 NBD onsite response, 24x7 coverage with 2-hour or 4-hour onsite response, or 6-hour or 24-hour committed repair (select areas). Also available are YourDrive YourData, Premier Support, and Enterprise Software Support.
  • HX3376 Certified Node: One, three, four, or five-year customer-replaceable unit and onsite limited warranty with selectable service levels: 9x5 coverage with next business day (NBD) parts delivered (base warranty), 9x5 coverage with NBD onsite response (Foundation Service), 24x7 coverage with 4-hour onsite response or 24-hour committed repair (select areas) (Essential Service), or 24x7 coverage with 2-hour onsite response or 6-hour committed repair (select areas) (Advanced Service). Also available are 1-year and 2-year post-warranty extensions, YourDrive YourData, and Enterprise Software Support.
Software maintenance Three-, four-, or five-year software support and subscription (matches the duration of the selected warranty period).
Dimensions Width: 440 mm (17.3 in.), height: 43 mm (1.7 in.), depth: 773 mm (30.4 in.). See Physical and electrical specifications for details.
Weight Maximum: 20.2 kg (44.6 lb)

Models

Factory-integrated models of the appliances and certified nodes are configured by using the Lenovo Data Center Solution Configurator (DCSC), http://dcsc.lenovo.com

During the configuration process, you are selecting one of the base Configure-to-Order (CTO) models first, and then you are adding components (processors, memory, drives, and network adapters) to the selected model according to the output from the Nutanix Sizer tool, http://services.nutanix.com/

Note: You are required to engage a Lenovo representative in the project that includes the ThinkAgile HX Series appliances. ThinkAgile HX certified nodes do not have this requirement.

The following table lists the base CTO models.

Table 2. Base CTO models
Base model Description
7D5UCTO1WW ThinkAgile HX3375 Appliance
7D5UCTO2WW ThinkAgile HX3376 Certified Node

Processors

The ThinkAgile HX3375 Appliance and HX3376 Certified Node models support the second-generation AMD EPYC family of processors. The systems support two processors.

Topics in this section:

Processor options

The table below lists the AMD processors that are currently supported.

All supported processors have the following characteristics:

  • AMD EPYC 7002 and EPYC 7003 processors
  • 7 nm process technology
  • Eight DDR4 memory channels
  • 128 PCIe 4.0 I/O lanes, 64 lanes available for PCIe and NVMe devices

Support for additional processors: The table below lists the processors supported across all configurations. Additional processors may also be supported. Please contact your Lenovo representative regarding the support of additional options through our Special Bid ordering process.

Table 3. Processor support
Feature
code
Description Maximum
supported
EPYC 7002 Series processors
B6VU ThinkSystem AMD EPYC 7252 8C 120W 3.1GHz Processor 2
B6TS ThinkSystem AMD EPYC 7262 8C 155W 3.2GHz Processor 2
B767 ThinkSystem AMD EPYC 7272 12C 120W 2.9GHz Processor 2
B6VZ ThinkSystem AMD EPYC 7282 16C 120W 2.8GHz Processor 2
B6TV ThinkSystem AMD EPYC 7302 16C 155W 3.0GHz Processor 2
B6W0 ThinkSystem AMD EPYC 7352 24C 155W 2.3GHz Processor 2
B6VW ThinkSystem AMD EPYC 7402 24C 180W 2.8GHz Processor 2
B6TU ThinkSystem AMD EPYC 7452 32C 155W 2.35 GHz Processor 2
B5XG ThinkSystem AMD EPYC 7502 32C 180W 2.5GHz Processor 2
BABP ThinkSystem AMD EPYC 7532 32C 200W 2.4GHz Processor 2
B6W2 ThinkSystem AMD EPYC 7542 32C 225W 2.9GHz Processor 2
B6W1 ThinkSystem AMD EPYC 7552 48C 200W 2.2GHz Processor 2
B6W3 ThinkSystem AMD EPYC 7642 48C 225W 2.3GHz Processor 2
BABN ThinkSystem AMD EPYC 7662 64C 225W 2.0GHz Processor 2
B6TR ThinkSystem AMD EPYC 7702 64C 200W 2.0GHz Processor 2
B5XF ThinkSystem AMD EPYC 7742 64C 225W 2.25 GHz Processor 2
BCE9 ThinkSystem AMD EPYC 7F32 8C 180W 3.7GHz Processor 2
BCE8 ThinkSystem AMD EPYC 7F52 16C 240W 3.5GHz Processor 2
BCEA ThinkSystem AMD EPYC 7F72 24C 240W 3.2GHz Processor 2
EPYC 7003 Series processors
BF76 ThinkSystem AMD EPYC 7313 16C 155W 3.0GHz Processor 2
BF7B ThinkSystem AMD EPYC 7313P 16C 155W 3.0GHz Processor 1
BF7E ThinkSystem AMD EPYC 7343 16C 190W 3.2GHz Processor 2
BF7D ThinkSystem AMD EPYC 73F3 16C 240W 3.5GHz Processor 2
BF78 ThinkSystem AMD EPYC 7413 24C 180W 2.65GHz Processor 2
BF72 ThinkSystem AMD EPYC 7443 24C 200W 2.85GHz Processor 2
BF79 ThinkSystem AMD EPYC 7443P 24C 200W 2.85GHz Processor 1
BF74 ThinkSystem AMD EPYC 7453 28C 225W 2.75GHz Processor 2
BF7G ThinkSystem AMD EPYC 74F3 24C 240W 3.2GHz Processor 2
BF7A ThinkSystem AMD EPYC 7513 32C 200W 2.6GHz Processor 2
BF77 ThinkSystem AMD EPYC 7543 32C 225W 2.8GHz Processor 2
BF71 ThinkSystem AMD EPYC 7543P 32C 225W 2.8GHz Processor 1
BGQ5 ThinkSystem AMD EPYC 7643 48C 225W 2.3GHz Processor 2
BF75 ThinkSystem AMD EPYC 7663 56C 240W 2.0GHz Processor 2
BF7C ThinkSystem AMD EPYC 7713 64C 225W 2.0GHz Processor 2
BF70 ThinkSystem AMD EPYC 7713P 64C 225W 2.0GHz Processor 1

For features of the processors, see the Processor section of the SR645 product guide:
https://lenovopress.com/lp1280-thinksystem-sr645-server#processors

Thermal restrictions by processor

In these systems, processors either use a standard heatsink or a performance heatsink depending on the TDP of the processor. Performance heatsinks include two satellite heatsinks that connect to the main heatsink via liquid filled copper tubes.

The use of higher-TDP processors may have restrictions on the use of GPUs, rear drives and network adapters, depending on the front drive backplane use. Specifics are listed in the following table.

Table 4. Configuration restrictions based on processor and front drive bay selection
Front drive bays 120W, 155W,
170W TDP
180W TDP 200W TDP 225W, 240W TDP
Standard Heatsink Performance Heatsink
10x 2.5-inch AnyBay front bays Supported Supported Supported
  • No rear 2.5" drives
Supported
  • No rear 2.5" drives

Additional ambient temperature restrictions may apply. See the Operating environment section for details.

Memory options

The systems use Lenovo TruDDR4 memory operating at up to 3200 MHz. The processors have 8 memory channels and support 2 DIMMs per channel, for a total of 16 DIMMs. The systems support up to 4TB of memory using 32x 128GB 3DS RDIMMs and two processors.

The systems support memory speeds up to 3200 MHz, based on the memory type and the number of DIMMs installed per channel, as listed in the following table.

Table 5. Memory speeds supported
Memory type 1 DIMM per channel 2 DIMMs per channel
RDIMMs 3200 MHz 2933 MHz
3DS RDIMMs 2933 MHz 2666 MHz
Performance+ RDIMMs 3200 MHz 3200 MHz

The following table lists the memory options that are available for the system.

Lenovo TruDDR4 memory uses the highest quality components that are sourced from Tier 1 DRAM suppliers and only memory that meets the strict requirements of Lenovo is selected. It is compatibility tested and tuned to maximize performance and reliability. From a service and support standpoint, Lenovo TruDDR4 memory automatically assumes the system warranty, and Lenovo provides service and support worldwide.

Table 6. Memory options
Part number Feature code Description
RDIMMs (3200 MHz at 1 DPC, 2933 MHz at 2 DPC)
4ZC7A15121 B5XD ThinkSystem 16GB TruDDR4 3200MHz (2Rx8 1.2V) RDIMM-A
4ZC7A15122 B5XE ThinkSystem 32GB TruDDR4 3200MHz (2Rx4 1.2V) RDIMM-A
4ZC7A15123 B8NU ThinkSystem 32GB TruDDR4 3200MHz (2Rx8 1.2V) RDIMM-A
4ZC7A15124 B5XC ThinkSystem 64GB TruDDR4 3200MHz (2Rx4 1.2V) RDIMM-A
3DS RDIMMs (2933 MHz at 1 DPC, 2666 MHz at 2 DPC)
4ZC7A15125 B8NT ThinkSystem 128GB TruDDR4 3200 MHz (4Rx4, 12.V) 3DS RDIMM-A
Performance+ RDIMMs (3200 MHz at 1 DPC and 2 DPC)
4X77A12188 BCZY ThinkSystem 32GB TruDDR4 Performance+ 3200 MHz (2Rx8 1.2V) RDIMM-A
4X77A12189 BCZZ ThinkSystem 64GB TruDDR4 Performance+ 3200 MHz (2Rx4 1.2V) RDIMM-A

The following rules apply when selecting the memory configuration:

  • The systems support RDIMMs and 3DS-RDIMMs.
  • Mixing of RDIMMs and 3DS-RDIMMs is not supported.
  • Mixing of Performance+ and non-Performance+ DIMMs is not supported
  • Mixing x4 and x8 DIMMs is supported, but not in the same channel
  • Memory mirroring and memory rank sparing are not supported.

For best performance, consider the following:

  • Ensure the memory installed is at least the same speed as the memory bus of the selected processor.
  • Populate memory DIMMs in quantities of 8 or 16, so that all memory channels are used.
  • Populate memory channels so they all have the same total memory capacity.

The following memory protection technologies are supported:

  • ECC detection/correction
  • SDDC (for x4-based memory DIMMs; look for "x4" in the DIMM description)
  • Patrol/Demand Scrubbing
  • DRAM Address Command Parity with Replay
  • DRAM Uncorrected ECC Error Retry
  • Post Package Repair

Internal storage

The systems support up to 12x 2.5-inch drive bays.

The two drive bay zones are as follows:

  • Front: Up to 10x 2.5-inch hot-swap bays
  • Rear: 2x 2.5-inch hot-swap bays

All drives are hot-swap and are accessible from the front or from the rear. The systems also support two M.2 drives, installed in an M.2 adapter.

In this section:

NVMe drive support

The systems support NVMe drives to maximize storage performance. The systems support up to 4x 2.5-inch front-accessible drives NVMe drives without oversubscription (that is, each x4 drive has a full x4 connection (4 lanes) to the processor).

Front drive bays

The front drive bay zone supports 2.5-inch drive bays in the following configuration:

  • 6x 2.5-inch hot-swap SAS/SATA + 4x hot-swap AnyBay

This configuration is shown in the following figure. The feature code listed corresponds to the feature code listed in the table below the figure.

Front drive bay configurations
Figure 5. Front drive bay configurations

The backplanes used to provide these drive bays are listed in the following table.

Table 7. Backplanes for front drive bays
Feature
code
Description Maximum
supported
Front 2.5-inch drive backplanes
B8MX ThinkSystem 1U 2.5" 6 SAS/SATA 4 AnyBay Backplane 1

Rear drive bays

The systems support hot-swap drives installed at the rear of the server chassis. The supported configuration is as follows:

  • 2x 2.5-inch hot-swap SAS/SATA drive bays

The configuration is shown in the following figure.

Rear drive bay configurations
Figure 6. Rear drive bay configurations

The backplane used to provide these drive bays are listed in the following table.

Table 8. Backplanes for rear drive bays
Feature
code
Description Maximum
supported
Rear - 2.5-inch drive backplanes
B8MY ThinkSystem 1U 2x2.5" SAS/SATA Rear Backplane 1

The use of rear drive bays has the following configuration rules:

  • With 2.5-inch rear drive bays, only slot 1 is available. Slot 2 and 3 are not available
  • GPUs are not supported

M.2 drives

The systems support two M.2 form-factor SATA drives for use as an operating system boot solution or as additional storage.

The M.2 drives install into an M.2 module which is mounted horizontally in the server in front of the fans as shown in the Internal view of the server. In configurations with 2.5-inch front drive bays, the M.2 module is position between the drive bays and the fans.

There M.2 module that is supported is listed in the following table.

Table 9. M.2 modules
Part
number
Feature
code
Description SATA
drives
NVMe
drives
RAID Maximum
supported
4Y37A09739 B5XH ThinkSystem M.2 SATA 2-Bay RAID Enablement Kit Yes No Yes 1

Supported drives are listed in the Internal drive options section.

The M.2 SATA 2-Bay RAID Enablement Kit has the following features:

  • Supports zero or two SATA M.2 drives (one drive not supported)
  • Support 42mm, 60mm, 80mm and 110mm drive form factors (2242, 2260, 2280 and 22110)
  • RAID support via an onboard Marvell 88SE9230 SATA RAID Controller
  • Support JBOD, RAID-0 and RAID-1 (RAID support requires two M.2 drives)
  • PCIe 2.0 x2 host interface; 6Gbps SATA connection to the drives
  • Management and configuration support via UEFI and OS-based tools
  • Supports monitoring and reporting of events and temperature through I2C
  • Firmware update via Lenovo firmware update tools

Controllers for internal storage

The HX3375 and HX3376 use the a 430-16i HBA storage controller for internal drives.

Table 10. Internal storage adapter support
Part
number
Feature
code
Description Slots
supported
Maximum
supported
7Y37A01089 AUNM ThinkSystem 430-16i SAS/SATA 12Gb HBA 1, 2, 3 1

Internal drive options

Table 11. Internal drive options
Part number Feature Description Maximum supported
HX3375 HX3376
2.5-inch hot-swap 12 Gb SAS HDDs
7XB7A00069 B0YS ThinkSystem 2.5" 2.4TB 10K SAS 12Gb Hot Swap 512e HDD 12 12
2.5-inch hot-swap 6 Gb SATA HDDs
7XB7A00036 AUUE ThinkSystem 2.5" 1TB 7.2K SATA 6Gb Hot Swap 512n HDD 12 12
7XB7A00037 AUUJ ThinkSystem 2.5" 2TB 7.2K SATA 6Gb Hot Swap 512e HDD 12 12
2.5-inch hot-swap 12 Gb SAS SSDs
4XB7A17062 B8HU ThinkSystem 2.5" PM1645a 800GB Mainstream SAS 12Gb Hot Swap SSD 12 12
4XB7A17063 B8J4 ThinkSystem 2.5" PM1645a 1.6TB Mainstream SAS 12Gb Hot Swap SSD 12 12
4XB7A17054 B91C ThinkSystem 2.5" PM1643a 3.84TB Entry SAS 12Gb Hot Swap SSD 12 12
4XB7A17055 B91D ThinkSystem 2.5" PM1643a 7.68TB Entry SAS 12Gb Hot Swap SSD 12 12
2.5-inch hot-swap 6 Gb SATA SSDs
4XB7A13635 B49N ThinkSystem 2.5" Intel S4610 960GB Mainstream SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD 12 12
4XB7A13636 B49P ThinkSystem 2.5" Intel S4610 1.92TB Mainstream SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD 12 12
4XB7A13622 B49B ThinkSystem 2.5" Intel S4510 1.92TB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD 12 12
4XB7A13623 B49C ThinkSystem 2.5" Intel S4510 3.84TB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD 12 12
2.5-inch hot-swap PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSDs
4XB7A17152 BCFV ThinkSystem U.2 Intel P5600 1.6TB Mainstream NVMe PCIe 4.0 x4 Hot Swap SSD 10 10
4XB7A17153 BCFR ThinkSystem U.2 Intel P5600 3.2TB Mainstream NVMe PCIe 4.0 x4 Hot Swap SSD 10 10
4XB7A17154 BCFS ThinkSystem U.2 Intel P5600 6.4TB Mainstream NVMe PCIe 4.0 x4 Hot Swap SSD 12 12
4XB7A17146 BCFW ThinkSystem U.2 Intel P5500 3.84TB Entry NVMe PCIe 4.0 x4 Hot Swap SSD 10 10
4XB7A17147 BCFU ThinkSystem U.2 Intel P5500 7.68TB Entry NVMe PCIe 4.0 x4 Hot Swap SSD 10 10
2.5-inch hot-swap PCIe 3.0 NVMe SSDs
4XB7A08517 B21X ThinkSystem U.2 Toshiba CM5-V 1.6TB Mainstream NVMe PCIe 3.0 x4 Hot Swap SSD 10 10
M.2 SATA drives
4XB7A17071 B8HS ThinkSystem M.2 5300 240GB SATA 6Gbps Non-Hot Swap SSD 2 2
4XB7A17073 B919 ThinkSystem M.2 5300 480GB SATA 6Gbps Non-Hot Swap SSD 2 2

I/O expansion

The server supports a total of up to 3 PCIe 4.0 slots, all with rear access, plus a dedicated OCP 3.0 SFF slot for networking. Slot availability is based on riser selection. The use of slot 3 requires that both processors be installed.

  • Slot 1: PCIe 4.0 x16 LP (CPU 1)
  • Slot 2: PCIe 4.0 x16 LP (CPU 1)
  • Slot 3: PCIe 4.0 x16 LP (CPU 2)

Slots 1 and 2 are also available as PCIe 3.0 adapter slots, using a lower-cost PCIe 3.0 riser, if desired.

The following figure shows the locations of the rear-accessible slots for each configuration selection. The OCP slot in located in the lower-left corner.

HX3375 and HX3376 slot configurations
Figure 7. Slot configurations

The slots and riser cards are as follows:

  • Riser 1: Slots 1 & 2
    • Slot 1: Low Profile, PCIe 4.0 x16
    • Slot 2: Low Profile, PCIe 4.0 x16 (not available in configuration B in the above figure)
  • Riser 2: Slot 3 (requires CPU 2)
    • Slot 3: Low Profile, PCIe 4.0 x16 (only available in configuration A)

The riser cards and slot brackets used to provide the above slot combinations in configure-to-order (CTO) configurations are listed in the following table.

Table 12. Riser slot selections - Feature codes for CTO
Feature
code
Description Maximum
Supported
Purpose
Riser 1 (slots 1 & 2)
B8N2 ThinkSystem 1U PCIe Gen4 x16/x16 Riser 1 1 Riser 1 for Configuration A
B8MW ThinkSystem 1U PCIe Gen3 x16/x16 Riser 1 1 PCIe 3.0 Riser 1 for Configuration A
B91Z ThinkSystem 1U PCIe Gen4 x16 Riser 1 w/ Rear Drive 1 Riser 1 for Configuration B
B8NC ThinkSystem 1U LP+LP BF Riser Cage Riser 1 1 Bracket for Configuration A
B8N7 ThinkSystem 1U MS LP Riser Cage Riser1&2 1 Bracket for Configuration B (slot 1)
Riser 2 (slot 3)
B8MV ThinkSystem 1U PCIe Gen4 x16 Riser 2 1 Riser 2 for Configuration A
B8N7 ThinkSystem 1U MS LP Riser Cage Riser1&2 1 Bracket for Configuration A (slot 3)
Serial port
AUSL ThinkSystem COM Port Upgrade Kit 1 Enables the Serial port (installs in slot 3)

Network adapters

The systems have a dedicated OCP 3.0 SFF slot with PCIe 4.0 x16 host interface. See Figure 3 for the location of the OCP slot.

The following table lists the supported OCP adapters. One port can optionally be shared with the XCC management processor for Wake-on-LAN and NC-SI support. Only 1 OCP card can be installed in the server.

Tip: These systems support OCP network adapters, but currently do not support any PCIe network adapters.

Table 13. Supported OCP adapters
Part
number
Feature
code
Description Maximum
supported
25 GbE
4XC7A08242 B5SV ThinkSystem Broadcom 57454 10/25GbE SFP28 4-port OCP Ethernet Adapter 1*

* The maximum ambient temperature supported is 35°C

For more information, including the transceivers and cables that each adapter supports, see the list of Lenovo Press Product Guides in the Networking adapters category:
https://lenovopress.com/servers/options/ethernet

GPU adapters

The systems support the following graphics processing units (GPUs).

Table 14. Supported GPUs
Part
number
Feature
code
Description Maximum
supported
4X67A14926 B4YB ThinkSystem NVIDIA Tesla T4 16GB PCIe Passive GPU 2*

* See configuration rules below

For information about GPUs, see the ThinkSystem GPU Summary, available at:
https://lenovopress.com/lp0768-thinksystem-thinkagile-gpu-summary

Configuration rules

The following configuration requirements must be met when installing GPUs:

  • All GPUs installed must be identical
  • Rear drive bays are not supported
  • Maximum ambient temperature is 30°C
  • Performance fans are required and will be derived by the configurator for configure-to-order builds.

Power supplies

The systems support up to two redundant hot-swap power supplies.

The power supply choices are listed in the following table. Both power supplies used in server must be identical.

Tip: When configuring a server in the DCSC configurator, power consumption is calculated precisely by interfacing with Lenovo Capacity Planner. You can therefore select the appropriate power supply for your configuration. However, do consider future upgrades that may require additional power needs.

Table 15. Power supply options
Part number Feature code Description Maximum
supported
110V AC 220V AC 240V DC
China only
-48V DC
4P57A26291 B8QA ThinkSystem 750W (230/115V) v2 Platinum Hot-Swap Power Supply 2 Yes Yes Yes No
4P57A26293 B8QC ThinkSystem 1100W (230V/115V) v2 Platinum Hot-Swap Power Supply 2 Yes Yes Yes No

Dual-voltage power supplies are auto-sensing and support both 110V AC (100-127V 50/60 Hz) and 220V AC (200-240V 50/60 Hz) power. For China customers, all power supplies support 240V DC. All supported AC power supplies have a C14 connector.

Power supply options do not include a line cord. For server configurations, the inclusion of a power cord is model dependent. Configure-to-order models can be configured without power cords if desired.

Power cords

Line cords and rack power cables with C13 connectors can be ordered as listed in the following table.

110V customers: If you plan to use the ThinkSystem 1100W power supply with a 110V power source, select a power cable that is rated above 10A. Power cables that are rated at 10A or below are not supported with 110V power.

Table 16. Power cords
Part number Feature code Description
Rack cables
00Y3043 A4VP 1.0m, 10A/100-250V, C13 to C14 Jumper Cord
39Y7937 6201 1.5m, 10A/100-250V, C13 to C14 Jumper Cord
4L67A08369 6570 2.0m, 13A/100-250V, C13 to C14 Jumper Cord
4L67A08366 6311 2.8m, 10A/100-250V, C13 to C14 Jumper Cord
4L67A08370 6400 2.8m, 13A/100-250V, C13 to C14 Jumper Cord
39Y7932 6263 4.3m, 10A/100-250V, C13 to C14 Jumper Cord
4L67A08371 6583 4.3m, 13A/100-250V, C13 to C14 Jumper Cord
Line cords
39Y7930 6222 2.8m, 10A/250V, C13 to IRAM 2073 (Argentina) Line Cord
81Y2384 6492 4.3m, 10A/250V, C13 to IRAM 2073 (Argentina) Line Cord
39Y7924 6211 2.8m, 10A/250V, C13 to AS/NZS 3112 (Australia/NZ) Line Cord
81Y2383 6574 4.3m, 10A/250V, C13 to AS/NZS 3112 (Australia/NZ) Line Cord
69Y1988 6532 2.8m, 10A/250V, C13 to NBR 14136 (Brazil) Line Cord
81Y2387 6404 4.3m, 10A/250V, C13 to NBR 14136 (Brazil) Line Cord
39Y7928 6210 2.8m, 10A/220V, C13 to GB 2099.1 (China) Line Cord
81Y2378 6580 4.3m, 10A/250V, C13 to GB 2099.1 (China) Line Cord
39Y7918 6213 2.8m, 10A/250V, C13 to DK2-5a (Denmark) Line Cord
81Y2382 6575 4.3m, 10A/250V, C13 to DK2-5a (Denmark) Line Cord
39Y7917 6212 2.8m, 10A/250V, C13 to CEE 7/7 (Europe) Line Cord
81Y2376 6572 4.3m, 10A/250V, C13 to CEE 7/7 (Europe) Line Cord
39Y7927 6269 2.8m, 10A/250V, C13 to IS 6538 (India) Line Cord
81Y2386 6567 4.3m, 10A/250V, C13 to IS 6538 (India) Line Cord
39Y7920 6218 2.8m, 10A/250V, C13 to SI 32 (Israel) Line Cord
81Y2381 6579 4.3m, 10A/250V, C13 to SI 32 (Israel) Line Cord
39Y7921 6217 2.8m, 10A/250V, C13 to CEI 23-16 (Italy) Line Cord
81Y2380 6493 4.3m, 10A/250V, C13 to CEI 23-16 (Italy) Line Cord
4L67A08362 6495 4.3m, 12A/200V, C13 to JIS C-8303 (Japan) Line Cord
39Y7922 6214 2.8m, 10A/250V, C13 to SABS 164-1 (South Africa) Line Cord
81Y2379 6576 4.3m, 10A/250V, C13 to SANS 164-1 (South Africa) Line Cord
39Y7926 6335 4.3m, 12A/100V, C13 to JIS C-8303 (Japan) Line Cord
39Y7925 6219 2.8m, 12A/220V, C13 to KSC 8305 (S. Korea) Line Cord
81Y2385 6494 4.3m, 12A/250V, C13 to KSC 8305 (S. Korea) Line Cord
39Y7919 6216 2.8m, 10A/250V, C13 to SEV 1011-S24507 (Swiss) Line Cord
81Y2390 6578 4.3m, 10A/250V, C13 to SEV 1011-S24507 (Swiss) Line Cord
23R7158 6386 2.8m, 10A/125V, C13 to CNS 10917 (Taiwan) Line Cord
81Y2375 6317 2.8m, 10A/250V, C13 to CNS 10917 (Taiwan) Line Cord
81Y2374 6402 2.8m, 13A/125V, C13 to CNS 10917 (Taiwan) Line Cord
4L67A08363 AX8B 4.3m, 10A/125V, C13 to CNS 10917 (Taiwan) Line Cord
81Y2389 6531 4.3m, 10A/250V, C13 to CNS 10917 (Taiwan) Line Cord
81Y2388 6530 4.3m, 13A/125V, C13 to CNS 10917 (Taiwan) Line Cord
39Y7923 6215 2.8m, 10A/250V, C13 to BS 1363/A (UK) Line Cord
81Y2377 6577 4.3m, 10A/250V, C13 to BS 1363/A (UK) Line Cord
90Y3016 6313 2.8M, 10A/125V, C13 to NEMA 5-15P (US) Line Cord
46M2592 A1RF 2.8m, 10A/250V, C13 to NEMA 6-15P (US) Line Cord
00WH545 6401 2.8M, 13A/125V, C13 to NEMA 5-15P (US) Line Cord
4L67A08359 6370 4.3m, 10A/125V, C13 to NEMA 5-15P (US) Line Cord
4L67A08361 6373 4.3m, 10A/250V, C13 to NEMA 6-15P (US) Line Cord
4L67A08360 AX8A 4.3m, 13A/125V, C13 to NEMA 5-15P (US) Line Cord

Systems management

The systems contain an integrated service processor, XClarity Controller (XCC), which provides advanced control, monitoring, and alerting functions. The XCC is based on the Pilot4 XE401 baseboard management controller (BMC) using a dual-core ARM Cortex A9 service processor.

Local management

The systems offer a front operator panel with key LED status indicators, as shown in the following figure.

Tip: The Network LED only shows network activity of the installed OCP network adapter.

Front operator panel
Figure 8. Front operator panel

Light path diagnostics

The systems offer light path diagnostics. If an environmental condition exceeds a threshold or if a system component fails, the XCC lights LEDs inside the server to help you diagnose the problem and find the failing part. The systems have fault LEDs next to the following components:

  • Each processor
  • Each memory DIMM
  • Each drive bay
  • Each system fan
  • Each power supply

External Diagnostics Handset

The systems also have a port to connect an External Diagnostics Handset as shown in the following figure. The External Diagnostics Handset has the same functions as the Integrated Diagnostics Panel but has the advantages of not consuming space on the front of the server plus it can be shared amongst many servers in your data center. The handset has a magnet on the back of it to allow you to easily mount it on a convenient place on any rack cabinet.

External Diagnostics Handset
Figure 9. External Diagnostics Handset

Ordering information for the External Diagnostics Handset with is listed in the following table.

Table 17. External Diagnostics Handset ordering information
Part number Feature code Description
4TA7A64874 BEUX ThinkSystem External Diagnostics Handset

The front of the systems also houses an information pull-out tab (also known as the network access tag). See Figure 2 for the location. A label on the tab shows the network information (MAC address and other data) to remotely access the service processor.

System status with XClarity Mobile

The XClarity Mobile app includes a tethering function where you can connect your Android or iOS device to the server via USB to see the status of the server.

The steps to connect the mobile device are as follows:

  1. Enable USB Management on the server, by holding down the ID button for 3 seconds (or pressing the dedicated USB management button if one is present)
  2. Connect the mobile device via a USB cable to the server's USB port with the management symbol USB Management symbol
  3. In iOS or Android settings, enable Personal Hotspot or USB Tethering
  4. Launch the Lenovo XClarity Mobile app

Once connected you can see the following information:

  • Server status including error logs (read only, no login required)
  • Server management functions (XClarity login credentials required)

Remote management

The server offers a dedicated RJ45 port at the rear of the server for remote management via the XClarity Controller management processor. The port supports 10/100/1000 Mbps speeds.

Remote server management is provided through industry-standard interfaces:

  • Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) Version 2.0
  • Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) Version 3 (no SET commands; no SNMP v1)
  • Common Information Model (CIM-XML)
  • Representational State Transfer (REST) support
  • Redfish support (DMTF compliant)
  • Web browser - HTML 5-based browser interface (Java and ActiveX not required) using a responsive design (content optimized for device being used - laptop, tablet, phone) with NLS support

IPMI via the Ethernet port (IPMI over LAN) is supported, however it is disabled by default. For CTO orders you can specify whether you want to the feature enabled or disabled in the factory, using the feature codes listed in the following table.

Table 18. IPMI-over-LAN settings
Part number Feature code Description
CTO only B7XZ Disable IPMI-over-LAN (default)
CTO only B7Y0 Enable IPMI-over-LAN

The systems have XCC Enterprise as a standard feature. XCC Enterprise includes a virtual presence (remote control and remote media) capability for remote server management.

The remote control functions include the following:

  • Remotely viewing video with graphics resolutions up to 1600x1200 at 75 Hz with up to 23 bits per pixel, regardless of the system state
  • Remotely accessing the server using the keyboard and mouse from a remote client
  • Capturing blue-screen errors
  • International keyboard mapping support
  • LDAP-based authentication
  • Boot Capture
  • Remote mounting of ISO and IMG files
  • Virtual console collaboration - Ability for up to 6 remote users to be log into the remote session simultaneously
  • Power capping
  • License for XClarity Energy Manager  

Lenovo XClarity Administrator

Lenovo XClarity Administrator is a centralized resource management solution designed to reduce complexity, speed response, and enhance the availability of Lenovo systems and solutions.

Lenovo XClarity Administrator provides agent-free hardware management for ThinkSystem servers, in addition to ThinkServer, System x, and Flex System servers. The administration dashboard is based on HTML 5 and allows fast location of resources so tasks can be run quickly.

Because Lenovo XClarity Administrator does not require any agent software to be installed on the managed endpoints, there are no CPU cycles spent on agent execution, and no memory is used, which means that up to 1GB of RAM and 1 - 2% CPU usage is saved, compared to a typical managed system where an agent is required.

Lenovo XClarity Administrator provides full management function to ThinkSystem servers, including the following:

  • Discovery
  • Inventory
  • Monitoring and alerting
  • Call home
  • Centralized user management
  • Cryptography modes, server certificates, and encapsulation
  • Firmware updates

For more information about Lenovo XClarity Administrator, including ordering part numbers, see the Lenovo XClarity Administrator Product Guide: https://lenovopress.com/tips1200-lenovo-xclarity-administrator

Lenovo XClarity Essentials

Lenovo offers the following XClarity Essentials software tools that can help you set up, use, and maintain the server at no additional cost:

  • Lenovo Essentials OneCLI

    OneCLI is a collection of server management tools that uses a command line interface program to manage firmware, hardware, and operating systems. It provides functions to collect full system health information (including health status), configure system settings, and update system firmware and drivers.

  • Lenovo Essentials UpdateXpress

    The UpdateXpress tool is a standalone GUI application for firmware and device driver updates that enables you to maintain your server firmware and device drivers up-to-date and help you avoid unnecessary server outages. The tool acquires and deploys individual updates and UpdateXpress System Packs (UXSPs) which are integration-tested bundles.

  • Lenovo Essentials Bootable Media Creator

    The Bootable Media Creator (BOMC) tool is used to create bootable media for offline firmware update.

For more information and downloads, visit the Lenovo XClarity Essentials web page:
http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/documents/LNVO-center

Lenovo XClarity Energy Manager

Lenovo XClarity Energy Manager is a power and temperature management solution for data centers. It is an agent-free, web-based console that enables you to monitor and manage power consumption and temperature in your data center through the management console. Lenovo XClarity Energy Manager is included and is described in the Remote Management section.

Note: The systems do not support the following Energy Manager functions:

  • Power capping
  • Policy-based management

For more information about XClarity Energy Manager, see the following resources:

Security

The systems offer the following electronic security features:

  • Firmware signature processes compliant with FIPS and NIST requirements
  • Administrator and power-on password

The systems also offer the following physical security features:

  • Chassis intrusion switch
  • Optional lockable front security bezel

The optional lockable front security bezel is shown in the following figure and includes a key that enables you to secure the bezel over the drives and system controls thereby reducing the chance of unauthorized or accidental access to the server.

SR645 lockable front security bezel
Figure 10. Lockable front security bezel

The dimensions of the security bezel are:

  • Width: 437 mm (17.2 in.)
  • Height: 43 mm (1.3 in.)
  • Width: 23 mm (0.9 in.)

The following table lists the security options.

Table 19. Security features
Part number Feature code Description
4XH7A09890 B8NL ThinkSystem 1U Security Bezel v2

Software

The systems support the hypervisors listed in the following table. Hypervisors are installed on the 2x M.2 SSDs configured in a RAID-1 drive group.

Table 20. Hypervisors
Description Feature code Quantity
Nutanix SW Stack on Nutanix AHV B15S* 1
Nutanix SW Stack on VMware ESXi 6.7 U3 BFT7 1
Nutanix SW Stack on VMware ESXi 7.0 BFT6 1

* Nutanix AHV is currently not supported with AMD EPYC 7003 processors

Configuration notes:

  • In ESXi-based environments, HX Series Appliances require VMware vCenter Server.
  • The HX Certified Nodes support the Nutanix Software Starter, Pro and Ultimate editions.
  • The HX Certified Nodes can be deployed as a cluster of 3 or more nodes (AOS 5.17.1.3 or later).
  • The HX Certified Nodes support firmware updates from Nutanix Prism with the ThinkAgile HX Lifecycle Manager (UEFI, XCC, drives, network adapters, and SAS HBAs)

Nutanix licenses on certified nodes: The certified node ships with the Nutanix software preloaded, however Nutanix software licenses and software support are not included. Customers can use the existing Nutanix term-based software licenses and active support contracts, or they can purchase term-based software licenses and support contracts from Nutanix.

For the information on appliance firmware levels, hypervisor versions, and software versions that have been tested for interoperability, refer to the Lenovo ThinkAgile HX Series Best Recipes:
http://datacentersupport.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/ht505413

The ThinkAgile HX3375 Appliance supports the following software components:

Nutanix Acropolis

The appliance can be configured with one of the Nutanix software editions that are listed in the following table. The Nutanix software is factory-preloaded and the appropriate license for the selected software edition can be downloaded from the Nutanix website to match the serial number of the appliance.

Configuration note: The appliance can be deployed as a cluster of 3 or more nodes (AOS 5.17.1.3 or later).

Table 21. Nutanix software options (HX Appliances only)
Feature code Description Quantity
(per node)
B0VU Nutanix Starter Edition 1
B0VV Nutanix Pro Edition 1
B0VW Nutanix Ultimate Edition 1

The editions have the following characteristics:

  • The Starter edition offers the core set of Nutanix software functionality. This edition is ideal for small-scale deployments with a limited set of workloads.
  • The Pro edition offers rich data services, along with resilience and management features. This edition is ideal for enterprises running multiple applications on a Nutanix cluster or with large-scale single workload deployments.
  • The Ultimate edition offers the full suite of Nutanix software capabilities to tackle complex infrastructure challenges. This edition is ideal for multi-site deployments.

The following table compares key features of the Nutanix software editions. For more information, see the following web page:
https://www.nutanix.com/products/software-options

Table 22. Nutanix software editions feature comparison
Feature Starter Edition Pro Edition Ultimate Edition
Enterprise Storage
Cluster Size 12 No enforced limits on-prem. 16 nodes validated in AWS No enforced limits on-prem. 16 nodes validated in AWS
Heterogeneous Clusters Included Included Included
VM-centric Snapshots & Clones Included Included Included
Data Tiering Included Included Included
Online Cluster Grow/Shrink Included Included Included
Data Path Redundancy Included Included Included
Tunable Redundancy Factor 2 2 or 3 2 or 3
Availability Domains Node Node, Block, Rack Node, Block, Rack
Basic Compression (LZ4) - Inline and post process Included Included Included
Deep Compression (LZ4HC) - Greater efficiency for cold data No Included Included
Cache Deduplication Included Included Included
Capacity Tier Deduplication No Included Included
Erasure Coding (EC-X) No Included Included
VM Centric Storage QoS No Included Included
VM Flash Mode No No Included
Consolidated Storage Services
Volume Groups - for in-cluster VMs Included Included Included
Volume Groups - external access No Included Included
Nutanix Files 1 TiB Free Capacity 1 TiB Free Capacity 1 TiB Free Capacity
Nutanix Objects 2 TiB Free Capacity 2 TiB Free Capacity 2 TiB Free Capacity
Data Protection and Disaster Recovery
Async Replication (RPO = 1 hr or greater) Included Included Included
Application Consistent Snapshots Included Included Included
Self Service Restore No Included Included
Multiple Site DR (many to one, one to many, many to many) No Adv Replication add-on license Included
Metro Availability No Adv Replication add-on license Included
Sync Replication (RPO = 0) No Adv Replication add-on license Included
NearSync Replication (RPO = 1-15 min) No Adv Replication add-on license Included
Advanced Orchestration with Runbook Automation No Adv Replication add-on license Included
Security
Client Authentication Included Included Included
Cluster Lockdown No Included Included
Data-at-Rest Encryption (Software-based & SED) No Add-on license available Included
Native KMS No Add-on license available Included
Management & Analytics
Prism Starter Included Included Included
Insights Included Included Included
LCM Included Included Included
Foundation Included Included Included
Foundation Central Included Included Included
Supported Hypervisors
Nutanix AHV Included Included Included
VMware ESXi Included Included Included
Microsoft Hyper-V Included Included Included
Included Hypervisor and Container Runtime
Nutanix AHV (All Hypervisor Features Included) Included Included Included
Nutanix Karbon Included Included Included

Configuration notes:

  • When adding software licenses after the initial deployment, customers should request a quote for the selected license part numbers from Lenovo and provide additional details on the existing installation.
  • The total file/object storage capacity in Tebibytes (TiB) can be calculated by multiplying the total file/object storage capacity in Terabytes (TB) by 0.909495.

Nutanix Prism

Nutanix Prism gives administrators an easy way to manage virtual environments running on Acropolis, and it simplifies and streamlines common workflows for hypervisor and virtual machine lifecycle management.

Nutanix Prism is a part of the Nutanix software preloaded on the appliances, and it includes the following components:

  • Prism Starter (included in Starter, Pro, and Ultimate Nutanix software editions): Provides ability to configure, manage, and monitor a Nutanix cluster and centralized management of multiple local and remote Nutanix clusters.
  • Prism Pro (selectable software license; optional): Enables efficiency evaluation, capacity planning, expansion recommendations, custom dashboards, and advanced search capabilities.
  • Prism Ultimate (selectable software license; optional): Multiple Site DR, Sync Replication (RPO = 0), Data-at-Rest Encryption, VM Flash Mode, Metro Availability, Native KMS

The Prism Pro or Prism Ultimate software license can be added during the initial purchase by selecting one of the software options listed in the following table. These feature codes are only for HX appliances, not for certified nodes.

Table 23. Prism Pro selection options (HX Appliances only)
Feature code Description Quantity (per node)
B0W4 Prism Pro 1
B0W5 XClarity Pro and Prism Pro 1
BMUM Prism Ultimate 1
BMUN XClarity Pro and Prism Ultimate 1

Also, Prism Starter can be upgraded to Prism Pro or Prism Ultimate after the initial deployment by purchasing one of the software license options listed in the following table. These part numbers are only for HX appliances, not for certified nodes.

Table 24. Prism Pro software license options (HX Appliances only)
Part number Feature code Description Quantity (per node)
Prism Pro licenses
7S0P000UWW AW87 Nutanix Prism Pro with 1Yr Support 1
7S0P000VWW AW88 Nutanix Prism Pro with 2Yr Support 1
7S0P000WWW AW89 Nutanix Prism Pro with 3Yr Support 1
7S0P000XWW AW8A Nutanix Prism Pro with 4Yr Support 1
7S0P000YWW AW8B Nutanix Prism Pro with 5Yr Support 1
Prism Ultimate licenses
7S0P002BWW S6Q6 Nutanix Prism Ultimate per Node 1 Year 1
7S0P002CWW S6Q7 Nutanix Prism Ultimate per Node 2 Year 1
7S0PCTO1WW S6Q9 Nutanix Prism Ultimate per Node 4 Year 1
7S0PCTO1WW S6Q8 Nutanix Prism Ultimate per Node 3 Year 1
7S0PCTO1WW S6QA Nutanix Prism Ultimate per Node 5 Year 1

Configuration note: When upgrading Prism Starter after the initial deployment, customers should request a quote for the selected Prism part numbers from Lenovo and provide additional details on the existing installation.

Nutanix Prism offers the following features:

  • Single point of control
    • Accelerates enterprise-wide deployment
    • Manages capacity centrally
    • Adds nodes in minutes
    • Supports non-disruptive software upgrades with zero downtime
    • Integrates with REST APIs and PowerShell
    • Manages firmware updates with the ThinkAgile HX Lifecycle Manager (UEFI, XCC, drives, network adapters, and SAS HBAs)
  • Monitoring and alerting
    • Tracks infrastructure utilization (storage, processor, memory)
    • Centrally monitors multiple clusters across multiple sites
    • Monitors per-VM performance and resource usage
    • Checks system health
    • Generates alerts and notifications
  • Integrated data protection
    • Offers customizable RPO/RTO and retention policies
    • Supports configurable per-VM replication (1:1, 1:many and many:1)
    • Provides efficient VM recovery
    • Deploys affordable DR and backup to the cloud
  • Diagnostics and troubleshooting
    • Provides time-based historical views of VM activity
    • Performs proactive alert analysis
    • Correlates alerts and events to quickly diagnose issues
    • Generates actionable alerts and reduces resolution times
    • Analyzes trending patterns for accurate capacity planning

Nutanix Calm

Nutanix Calm enables advanced application-level orchestration by providing a powerful, common management framework that can be leveraged by IT teams to rapidly create and deliver applications. The Calm software offers the following key features:

  • Fully automates the provisioning, scaling, and deletion of traditional multi-tiered applications and distributed services.
  • Simplifies the set-up and management of custom enterprise applications by incorporating all elements of each application, including relevant VMs, configurations, and related binaries, into an easy-to-use-blueprint.
  • Publishes blueprints through the Nutanix Marketplace, giving end users the ability to request IT services that can then be instantly provisioned.
  • Maintains control with role-based governance that limits user operations based on permissions and logs all activities for end-to-end traceability.

The Calm software is licensed on a per-VM basis in 25 VM packs. The Calm software licenses can be added during the initial purchase by selecting the software option listed in the following table. Calm licenses are only for HX appliances, not for certified nodes.

Table 25. Calm software selection options (HX Appliances only)
Feature code Description Quantity (per 25 VMs)
B4E4 Calm 25 License Pack 1

Also, Calm licenses can be added after the initial deployment by purchasing one of the software license options listed in the following table.

Table 26. Calm software license options (HX Appliances only)
Part number Feature code Description Quantity
(per 25 VMs)
7S0P000ZWW B3D7 Nutanix Calm Standard, Per 25 VMs w/1Yr Support 1
7S0P0010WW B3D8 Nutanix Calm Standard, Per 25 VMs w/2Yr Support 1
7S0P0011WW B3D9 Nutanix Calm Standard, Per 25 VMs w/3Yr Support 1
7S0P0012WW B3DA Nutanix Calm Standard, Per 25 VMs w/4Yr Support 1
7S0P0013WW B3DB Nutanix Calm Standard, Per 25 VMs w/5Yr Support 1

Configuration notes:

  • Calm supports the AHV hypervisors.
  • When adding the Calm software licenses after the initial deployment, customers should request a quote for the selected Calm part numbers from Lenovo and provide additional details on the existing installation.

Nutanix Flow

Nutanix Flow delivers advanced networking and security services, providing visibility into the virtual network, application-centric protection from network threats, and automation of common networking operations. The Flow software offers the following key features:

  • Real-time visualization of communications between VMs helps implement appropriate network policies in a Nutanix environment.
  • Micro-segmentation provides granular control and governance of all traffic into and out of a virtual machine with network policies attached to individual VMs and applications, rather than specific network segments.
  • API-based notifications enable third party network devices to automate network configuration changes, such as VLAN provisioning or policy updates, in response to VM lifecycle events, such as adding a new VM.
  • Service insertion and chaining enables virtualized network functions from third-party software (such as virtual firewalls and load balancers) to be deployed with VM traffic in a Nutanix environment.

The Flow software is licensed on a per-node basis. The Flow software license can be added during the initial purchase by selecting the software option listed in the following table, These part numbers are only for HX appliances, not for certified nodes.

Table 27. Flow software selection options (HX Appliances only)
Feature code Description Quantity (per node)
B4E5 Flow Single Node License 1

Also, Flow licenses can be added after the initial deployment by purchasing one of the software license options listed in the following table.

Table 28. Flow software license options (HX Appliances only)
Part number Feature code Description Quantity (per node)
7S0P0014WW B3DC Nutanix Flow, Per Node w/1Yr Support 1
7S0P0015WW B3DD Nutanix Flow, Per Node w/2Yr Support 1
7S0P0016WW B3DE Nutanix Flow, Per Node w/3Yr Support 1
7S0P0017WW B3DF Nutanix Flow, Per Node w/4Yr Support 1
7S0P0018WW B3DG Nutanix Flow, Per Node w/5Yr Support 1

Configuration notes:

  • Flow supports the AHV hypervisors only.
  • When adding the Flow software licenses after the initial deployment, customers should request a quote for the selected Flow part numbers from Lenovo and provide additional details on the existing installation.

Rack installation

The following table lists the rack installation options that are available.

The VGA Upgrade Kit allows you to upgrade your server by adding a VGA video port to the front of the server (if the server does not already come with a front VGA port). When the front VGA is in use, the rear VGA port is automatically disabled.

Table 29. Rack installation options
Option Feature Code Description
Optional front VGA port
4X97A12644 BA2Y ThinkSystem 1U VGA Cable
(adds a VGA port to the front of the server)
Rail slides
4M17A13564 B42B ThinkSystem Toolless Friction Rail v2
4M17A11754 B8LA ThinkSystem Toolless Slide Rail Kit v2
4M17A11758 B8LC ThinkSystem Toolless Slide Rail Kit v2 with 1U CMA
Cable Management Arm
7M27A05699 B136 ThinkSystem 1U CMA Upgrade Kit for Toolless Slide Rail

The following table summarizes the rail kit features and specifications.

Table 30. Rail kit features and specifications summary
Option name ThinkSystem Toolless Friction Rail v2 ThinkSystem Toolless Slide Rail Kit v2 ThinkSystem Toolless Slide Rail Kit v2 with 1U CMA
Option part number 4M17A13564 4M17A11754 4M17A11758
Rail type Half-out slide rail (friction) Full-out slide rail (ball bearing) Full-out slide rail (ball bearing)
Toolless installation Yes Yes Yes
CMA support No Optional, 7M27A05699* Included
Supported rack type Four-post IBM and Lenovo standard rack, complying with the IEC standard Four-post IBM and Lenovo standard rack, complying with the IEC standard Four-post IBM and Lenovo standard rack, complying with the IEC standard
In-rack server maintenance No Yes Yes
1U PDU support Yes Yes Yes
0U PDU support Yes Limited support** Limited support**
Supported mounting holes Square or round Square or round Square or round
Thickness of mounting flanges 2.0-3.3 mm (0.08-0.13 inches) 2.0-3.3 mm (0.08-0.13 inches) 2.0-3.3 mm (0.08-0.13 inches)
Supported distance between front and rear mounting flanges ‡ 610-864 mm (24-34 inches) 610-813 mm (24-32 inches) 610-813 mm (24-32 inches)
Rail length† 751 mm (29.6 inches) 740 mm (29.1 inches) 820 mm (32.3 inches)

* CMA mounting brackets are not preinstalled on the rail. The CMA mounting brackets are contained in the CMA option kit package and you will need to install the CMA mounting brackets first. For detailed instructions, refer to the documentation that comes with the CMA option kit.
** If you want to install the rails and a 0U PDU into the same rack, the rack must meet the height and depth requirements as described in ThinkSystem Rail Support Matrix.
‡ For best performance, it is recommended that you install the rails to the racks with a 719-mm distance (28.31-inch, Lenovo rack default distance) between the front and rear mounting flanges.
† Measured when mounted on the rack, from the front surface of the front mounting flange to the rear most point of the rail. Rail is in closed position.

Physical and electrical specifications

The systems have the following overall physical dimensions, excluding components that extend outside the standard chassis, such as EIA flanges, front security bezel (if any), and power supply handles:

  • Width: 440 mm (17.3 inches)
  • Height: 43 mm (1.7 inches)
  • Depth: 773 mm (30.4 inches)

The following table lists the detailed dimensions. See the figure below for the definition of each dimension.

Table 31. Detailed dimensions
Dimension Description
482 mm Xa = Width, to the outsides of the front EIA flanges
435 mm Xb = Width, to the rack rail mating surfaces
440 mm Xc = Width, to the outer most chassis body feature
43 mm Ya = Height, from the bottom of chassis to the top of the chassis
724 mm Za = Depth, from the rack flange mating surface to the rearmost I/O port surface
738 mm Zb = Depth, from the rack flange mating surface to the rearmost feature of the chassis body
753 mm (≤1100W PSU)
781 mm (1800W PSU)
Zc = Depth, from the rack flange mating surface to the rearmost feature such as power supply handle
36 mm Zd = Depth, from the forwardmost feature on front of EIA flange to the rack flange mating surface
47 mm Ze = Depth, from the front of security bezel (if applicable) or forwardmost feature to the rack flange mating surface

Rack server dimensions
Figure 11. Server dimensions

The server has the following weight:

  • Maximum weight: 20.2 kg (44.6 lb)

The server has the following electrical specifications for AC input power supplies:

  • Input voltage:
    • 100 to 127 (nominal) Vac, 50 Hz or 60 Hz
    • 200 to 240 (nominal) Vac, 50 Hz or 60 Hz
    • 180 to 300 Vdc (China only)
  • Inlet current:
    • 100-127 V:
      • 750W Platinum power supply: 8.4 A
      • 1100W power supply: 12 A*
    • 200-240 V:
      • 750W Platinum power supply: 4.1 A
      • 1100W power supply: 6.0 A

* In China, this power supply cannot exceed 10 A current.

Operating environment

The systems comply with ASHRAE Class A2 specifications. System performance may be impacted when operating temperature is outside ASHRAE A2 specification. The restriction to ASHRAE A2 (10-35°C) support are as follows:

  • Rear 2.5-inch drives + 180W or 200W TDP processors requires the ambient temperature be no more than 30°C

The systems are supported in the following environment:

  • Air temperature:
    • Operating (ASHRAE Class A2): 10°C to 35°C (50°F to 95°F); the maximum ambient temperature decreases by 1°C for every 300 m (984 ft) increase in altitude above 900 m (2,953 ft).
    • Server off: 5°C to 45°C (41°F to 113°F)
    • Shipment/storage: -40°C to 60°C (-40°F to 140°F)
  • Maximum altitude: 3,050 m (10,000 ft)
  • Relative Humidity (non-condensing):
    • Operating (ASHRAE Class A2): 8% to 80%; maximum dew point: 21°C (70°F)
    • Shipment/storage: 8% to 90% 

The systems generate the following heat:

  • Heat/thermal output:
    • Minimum configuration:  900 BTU/hr,  264 W
    • Maximum configuration: 2924 BTU/hr, 857 W

The systems have the following acoustic noise emissions declaration:

  • Sound power level (LWAd):
    • Idling: 6.0 Bel (Typical), 7.0 Bel (GPU rich), 7.5 Bel (Storage rich)
    • Operating: 6.5 Bel (Typical), 7.6 Bel (GPU rich), 7.5 Bel (Storage rich)
  • Sound pressure level (LpAm):
    • Idling: 43 dBA (Typical), 53 dBA (GPU rich), 59 dBA (Storage rich)
    • Operating: 49 dBA (Typical), 59 dBA (GPU rich), 59 dBA (Storage rich)

Notes:

  • The sound levels were measured in controlled acoustical environments according to procedures specified by ISO7779 and are reported in accordance with ISO 9296.
  • The declared acoustic sound levels are based on following configurations, which may change slightly depending on configuration/conditions, for example OCP cards such as the Broadcom 57454 and the Marvell 41132 adapters.
    • Typical: 2x 155W CPU, 32x 32GB RDIMM, 10x 2.5" HDD, RAID 930-8i, 10/25GbE SFP28 2-port OCP,  2x 750W PSU
    • GPU rich: 2x 155W CPU, 32x 64GB RDIMM, 10x 2.5" HDD, RAID 930-16i, 10/25GbE SFP28 2-port OCP, 2x T4 GPU, 2x 1100W PSU
    • Storage rich: 2x 155W CPU, 32x 64GB RDIMM, 12x 2.5" HDD, 930-16i RAID, 10/25GbE SFP28 2-port OCP, 2x 750W PSU

The systems have the following vibration and shock limits:

  • Vibration:
    • Operating: 0.21 G rms at 5 Hz to 500 Hz for 15 minutes across 3 axes
    • Non-operating: 1.04 G rms at 2 Hz to 200 Hz for 15 minutes across 6 surfaces
  • Shock:
    • Operating: 15 G for 3 milliseconds in each direction (positive and negative X, Y, and Z axes)
    • Non-operating:
      • 12 kg - 22 kg: 50 G for 152 in./sec velocity change across 6 surfaces

Warranty and Support

The ThinkAgile HX Series appliances can be configured with a three-, four, or five-year hardware warranty with 24x7 ThinkAgile Advantage Single Point of Support (Lenovo appliance hardware and Nutanix software) and various levels of coverage with a well-defined scope of services, including service hours, response time, term of service, and service agreement terms and conditions.

The Lenovo local support centers perform problem determination and resolution for hardware-related issues and escalate to Nutanix, on behalf of the customer, for software-related problem determination. Nutanix will contact the customer and will own the software-related problem resolution until closure.

For more information refer to the Lenovo Support Plan - ThinkAgile HX Appliance and Lenovo Converged HX Series
https://datacentersupport.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/ht505404

The ThinkAgile HX Certified Nodes can be configured with three-, four, or five-year hardware warranty and various levels of service coverage with a well-defined scope of services, including service hours, response time, term of service, and service agreement terms and conditions.

The base warranty provides 9x5 Next Business Day response with parts delivered. Lenovo’s additional support services provide a sophisticated, unified support structure for a customer's data center, with an experience consistently ranked number one in customer satisfaction worldwide.

For more information refer to the Lenovo Support Plan - ThinkAgile HX Certified Nodes
https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/HT510301

Hardware warranty

The systems have a 3-year warranty:

  • 7D5U - 3 year warranty

The standard warranty terms are customer-replaceable unit (CRU) and onsite (for field-replaceable units FRUs only) with standard call center support during normal business hours and 9x5 Next Business Day Parts Delivered.

Lenovo’s additional support services provide a sophisticated, unified support structure for your data center, with an experience consistently ranked number one in customer satisfaction worldwide. Available offerings include:

  • Warranty Upgrade (Preconfigured Support)

    Services are available to meet the on-site response time targets that match the criticality of your systems.

    • 3, 4, or 5 years of service coverage
    • 1-year or 2-year post-warranty extensions
    • Foundation Service: 9x5 service coverage with next business day onsite response. YourDrive YourData is an optional extra (see below).
    • Essential Service: 24x7 service coverage with 4-hour onsite response or 24-hour committed repair (available only in select countries). Bundled with YourDrive YourData.
    • Advanced Service: 24x7 service coverage with 2-hour onsite response or 6-hour committed repair (available only in select countries). Bundled with YourDrive YourData.
  • Managed Services

    Lenovo Managed Services provides continuous 24x7 remote monitoring (plus 24x7 call center availability) and proactive management of your data center using state-of-the-art tools, systems, and practices by a team of highly skilled and experienced Lenovo services professionals.

    Quarterly reviews check error logs, verify firmware & OS device driver levels, and software as needed. We’ll also maintain records of latest patches, critical updates, and firmware levels, to ensure you systems are providing business value through optimized performance.

  • Technical Account Management (TAM)

    A Lenovo Technical Account Manager helps you optimize the operation of your data center based on a deep understanding of your business. You gain direct access to your Lenovo TAM, who serves as your single point of contact to expedite service requests, provide status updates, and furnish reports to track incidents over time. In addition, your TAM will help proactively make service recommendations and manage your service relationship with Lenovo to make certain your needs are met.

  • Enterprise Server Software Support

    Enterprise Software Support is an additional support service providing customers with software support on Microsoft, Red Hat, SUSE, and VMware applications and systems. Around the clock availability for critical problems plus unlimited calls and incidents helps customers address challenges fast, without incremental costs. Support staff can answer troubleshooting and diagnostic questions, address product comparability and interoperability issues, isolate causes of problems, report defects to software vendors, and more.

  • YourDrive YourData

    Lenovo’s YourDrive YourData is a multi-drive retention offering that ensures your data is always under your control, regardless of the number of drives that are installed in your Lenovo server. In the unlikely event of a drive failure, you retain possession of your drive while Lenovo replaces the failed drive part. Your data stays safely on your premises, in your hands. The YourDrive YourData service can be purchased in convenient bundles and is optional with Foundation Service. It is bundled with Essential Service and Advanced Service.

  • Health Check

    Having a trusted partner who can perform regular and detailed health checks is central to maintaining efficiency and ensuring that your systems and business are always running at their best. Health Check supports Lenovo-branded server, storage, and networking devices, as well as select Lenovo-supported products from other vendors that are sold by Lenovo or a Lenovo-Authorized Reseller.

Examples of region-specific warranty terms are second or longer business day parts delivery or parts-only base warranty.

If warranty terms and conditions include onsite labor for repair or replacement of parts, Lenovo will dispatch a service technician to the customer site to perform the replacement. Onsite labor under base warranty is limited to labor for replacement of parts that have been determined to be field-replaceable units (FRUs). Parts that are determined to be customer-replaceable units (CRUs) do not include onsite labor under base warranty.

If warranty terms include parts-only base warranty, Lenovo is responsible for delivering only replacement parts that are under base warranty (including FRUs) that will be sent to a requested location for self-service. Parts-only service does not include a service technician being dispatched onsite. Parts must be changed at customer’s own cost and labor and defective parts must be returned following the instructions supplied with the spare parts.

Lenovo Service offerings are region-specific. Not all preconfigured support and upgrade options are available in every region. For information about Lenovo service upgrade offerings that are available in your region, refer to the following resources:

For service definitions, region-specific details, and service limitations, please refer to the following documents:

Deployment services

The following optional Lenovo Professional Services are available to get customers up and running quickly. Refer to DSCS for details.

  • Basic Hardware Installation Services
    • Unpacking and inspecting the systems
    • Installing options and mounting the systems in a rack cabinet
    • Connecting the systems to electrical power and network
    • Checking and updating firmware to the latest levels
    • Verifying operations
    • Disposal of the packaging materials (within the customer site)
  • Nutanix deployment services - Base (per node)
    • Conducting remote preparation and planning
    • Verifying firmware versions and performing firmware updates, if needed
    • Installing and configuring hypervisor and Nutanix controller VM
    • Creating Nutanix cluster
    • Configuring storage
    • Configuring administrative features
  • Nutanix deployment services - Advanced (per cluster)
    • Configuring and integrating a virtualized environment
      • Nutanix containers and Acropolis (AHV) cluster
      • VMware vCenter Server and vSphere cluster (for VMware installations)
    • Transferring knowledge
  • Nutanix deployment services - Advanced with XClarity (per cluster)
    • Nutanix deployment services - Advanced
    • Installing Lenovo XClarity
    • Configuring Lenovo XClarity network settings and performing discovery and inventory
    • Installing system updates

The following table lists ThinkAgile Health Check & Deployment offerings are available for ThinkAgile HX customers. These offerings are performed by Lenovo Professional Services.

  • Onsite Deployment: Install, configure, and validate solution on-site, and conduct knowledge transfer.
  • Remote Deployment: Install, configure, and validate solution remotely, and conduct knowledge transfer.
Table 32. Deployment offerings
Part number Description
5MS7B00043 ThinkAgile HX Onsite Deployment (up to 3 nodes)
5MS7B00044 ThinkAgile HX Onsite Deployment (additional node)
5MS7B00045 ThinkAgile HX Remote Deployment (up to 3 nodes)
5MS7B00046 ThinkAgile HX Remote Deployment (additional node)
5MS7A27430 ThinkAgile HX SAP HANA Deployment - Custom

For more information, refer to the Data Center Implementation Services web page:
https://www.lenovo.com/us/en/data-center/services/implementation-services/

Regulatory compliance

The server conforms to the following standards:

  • Energy Star 3.0
  • FCC: Verified to comply with Part 15 of the FCC Rules, Class A
  • Canada ICES-003, issue 6, Class A
  • UL/IEC 62368-1
  • CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 62368-1
  • NOM-019
  • Argentina IEC 62368-1
  • Japan VCCI, Class A
  • Australia/New Zealand AS/NZS CISPR 32, Class A; AS/NZS 60950.1
  • IEC 60950-1 & IEC 62368-1 (CB Certificate and CB Test Report)
  • China CCC (GB4943.1), GB9254 Class A, GB17625.1
  • Taiwan BSMI CNS13438, Class A; CNS14336-1; section 5 of CNS15663
  • Korea KN32, Class A; KN35
  • Russia, Belorussia and Kazakhstan, EAC: TP TC 004/2011 (for Safety); TP TC 020/2011 (for EMC); TP EAC 037/2016 (for RoHS)
  • CE Mark (EN55032 Class A, EN60950-1, EN62368-1, EN55024, EN55035, EN61000-3-2, (EU) 2019/424, EN 50581-1 and EN61000-3-3)
  • CISPR 32, Class A
  • TUV-GS (EN62368-1, EK1-ITB2000, AfPS GS 01 PAK Par. 3.1)
  • India BIS certification

Uninterruptible power supply units

The following table lists the uninterruptible power supply (UPS) units that are offered by Lenovo.

Table 33. Uninterruptible power supply units
Part number Description
55941AX RT1.5kVA 2U Rack or Tower UPS (100-125VAC)
55941KX RT1.5kVA 2U Rack or Tower UPS (200-240VAC)
55942AX RT2.2kVA 2U Rack or Tower UPS (100-125VAC)
55942KX RT2.2kVA 2U Rack or Tower UPS (200-240VAC)
55943AX RT3kVA 2U Rack or Tower UPS (100-125VAC)
55943KX RT3kVA 2U Rack or Tower UPS (200-240VAC)
55945KX RT5kVA 3U Rack or Tower UPS (200-240VAC)
55946KX RT6kVA 3U Rack or Tower UPS (200-240VAC)
55948KX RT8kVA 6U Rack or Tower UPS (200-240VAC)
55949KX RT11kVA 6U Rack or Tower UPS (200-240VAC)
55948PX RT8kVA 6U 3:1 Phase Rack or Tower UPS (380-415VAC)
55949PX RT11kVA 6U 3:1 Phase Rack or Tower UPS (380-415VAC)
55943KT† ThinkSystem RT3kVA 2U Standard UPS (200-230VAC) (2x C13 10A, 2x GB 10A, 1x C19 16A outlets)
55943LT† ThinkSystem RT3kVA 2U Long Backup UPS (200-230VAC) (2x C13 10A, 2x GB 10A, 1x C19 16A outlets)
55946KT† ThinkSystem RT6kVA 5U UPS (200-230VAC) (2x C13 10A outlets, 1x Terminal Block output)
5594XKT† ThinkSystem RT10kVA 5U UPS (200-230VAC) (2x C13 10A outlets, 1x Terminal Block output)

† Only available in China and countries in the Asia Pacific region.

For more information, see the list of Product Guides in the UPS category:
https://lenovopress.com/servers/options/ups

Power distribution units

The following table lists the power distribution units (PDUs) that are offered by Lenovo.

Table 34. Power distribution units
Part number Description
0U Basic PDUs
00YJ776 0U 36 C13/6 C19 24A/200-240V 1 Phase PDU with NEMA L6-30P line cord
00YJ777 0U 36 C13/6 C19 32A/200-240V 1 Phase PDU with IEC60309 332P6 line cord
00YJ778 0U 21 C13/12 C19 32A/200-240V/346-415V 3 Phase PDU with IEC60309 532P6 line cord
00YJ779 0U 21 C13/12 C19 48A/200-240V 3 Phase PDU with IEC60309 460P9 line cord
Switched and Monitored PDUs
00YJ780 0U 20 C13/4 C19 Switched and Monitored 32A/200-240V/1Ph PDU w/ IEC60309 332P6 line cord
00YJ781 0U 20 C13/4 C19 Switched and Monitored 24A/200-240V/1Ph PDU w/ NEMA L6-30P line cord
00YJ782 0U 18 C13/6 C19 Switched / Monitored 32A/200-240V/346-415V/3Ph PDU w/ IEC60309 532P6 cord
00YJ783 0U 12 C13/12 C19 Switched and Monitored 48A/200-240V/3Ph PDU w/ IEC60309 460P9 line cord
46M4002 1U 9 C19/3 C13 Switched and Monitored DPI PDU (without line cord)
46M4003 1U 9 C19/3 C13 Switched and Monitored 60A 3 Phase PDU with IEC 309 3P+Gnd line cord
46M4004 1U 12 C13 Switched and Monitored DPI PDU (without line cord)
46M4005 1U 12 C13 Switched and Monitored 60A 3 Phase PDU with IEC 309 3P+Gnd line cord
Ultra Density Enterprise PDUs (9x IEC 320 C13 + 3x IEC 320 C19 outlets)
71762NX Ultra Density Enterprise C19/C13 PDU Module (without line cord)
71763NU Ultra Density Enterprise C19/C13 PDU 60A/208V/3ph with IEC 309 3P+Gnd line cord
C13 Enterprise PDUs (12x IEC 320 C13 outlets)
39M2816 DPI C13 Enterprise PDU+ (without line cord)
39Y8941 DPI Single Phase C13 Enterprise PDU (without line cord)
C19 Enterprise PDUs (6x IEC 320 C19 outlets)
39Y8948 DPI Single Phase C19 Enterprise PDU (without line cord)
39Y8923 DPI 60A 3 Phase C19 Enterprise PDU with IEC 309 3P+G (208 V) fixed line cord
Front-end PDUs (3x IEC 320 C19 outlets)
39Y8938 DPI 30amp/125V Front-end PDU with NEMA L5-30P line cord
39Y8939 DPI 30amp/250V Front-end PDU with NEMA L6-30P line cord
39Y8934 DPI 32amp/250V Front-end PDU with IEC 309 2P+Gnd line cord
39Y8940 DPI 60amp/250V Front-end PDU with IEC 309 2P+Gnd line cord
39Y8935 DPI 63amp/250V Front-end PDU with IEC 309 2P+Gnd line cord
NEMA PDUs (6x NEMA 5-15R outlets)
39Y8905 DPI 100-127V PDU with Fixed NEMA L5-15P line cord
Line cords for PDUs that ship without a line cord
40K9611 DPI 32a Line Cord (IEC 309 3P+N+G)
40K9612 DPI 32a Line Cord (IEC 309 P+N+G)
40K9613 DPI 63a Cord (IEC 309 P+N+G)
40K9614 DPI 30a Line Cord (NEMA L6-30P)
40K9615 DPI 60a Cord (IEC 309 2P+G)
40K9617 DPI Australian/NZ 3112 Line Cord
40K9618 DPI  Korean 8305 Line Cord

For more information, see the Lenovo Press documents in the PDU category:
https://lenovopress.com/servers/options/pdu

Rack cabinets

The following table lists the supported rack cabinets.

Table 35. Rack cabinets
Part number Description
93072RX 25U Standard Rack
93072PX 25U Static S2 Standard Rack
93634PX 42U 1100mm Dynamic Rack
93634EX 42U 1100mm Dynamic Expansion Rack
93604PX 42U 1200mm Deep Dynamic Rack
93614PX 42U 1200mm Deep Static Rack
93084EX 42U Enterprise Expansion Rack
93084PX 42U Enterprise Rack
93074RX 42U Standard Rack
Withdrawn rack cabinets
201886X 11U Office Enablement Kit
93604EX 42U 1200mm Deep Dynamic Expansion Rack
93614EX 42U 1200mm Deep Static Expansion Rack
93074XX 42U Standard Rack Extension
93624PX 47U 1200mm Deep Static Rack
93624EX 47U 1200mm Deep Static Expansion Rack
93634BX PureFlex System 42U Expansion Rack
93634DX PureFlex System 42U Expansion Rack
93634AX PureFlex System 42U Rack
93634CX PureFlex System 42U Rack

For specifications about these racks, see the Lenovo Rack Cabinet Reference, available from:
https://lenovopress.com/lp1287-lenovo-rack-cabinet-reference

For more information, see the list of Product Guides in the Rack cabinets category:
https://lenovopress.com/servers/options/racks

KVM console options

The following table lists the supported KVM consoles.

Table 36. KVM console
Part number Description
Consoles
4XF7A73009 ThinkSystem 18.5" LCD Console (with English keyboard)
17238BX 1U 18.5" Standard Console (without keyboard - see the next table)

The following table lists the keyboards supported with the 1U 18.5" Standard Console (now withdrawn).

Note: These keyboards are not supported with the ThinkSystem 18.5" LCD Console.

Table 37. Keyboards for 1U 18.5" Standard Console
Part number Description
7ZB7A05469 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int.Pointing Device USB - Arabic 253 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05468 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Belg/UK 120 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05206 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Czech 489 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05207 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Danish 159 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05208 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Dutch 143 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05210 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Fr/Canada 445 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05209 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - French 189 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05211 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - German 129 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05212 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Greek 219 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05213 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Hebrew 212 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05214 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Hungarian 208 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05215 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Italian 141 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05216 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Japanese 194 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05217 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Korean 413 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05218 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - LA Span 171 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05219 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Norwegian 155 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05220 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Polish 214 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05221 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Portugese 163 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05222 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Russian 441 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05223 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Slovak 245 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05231 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Slovenian 234 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05224 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Spanish 172 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05225 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Swed/Finn 153 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05226 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Swiss F/G 150 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05227 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Thai 191 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05467 ThinkSystem Keyboard with Int. Pointing Device USB - Trad Chinese/US 467 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05228 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Turkish 179 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05229 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - UK Eng 166 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05470 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - US Eng 103P RoHS v2
7ZB7A05230 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - US Euro 103P RoHS v2

The following table lists the available KVM switches and the options that are supported with them.

Table 38. KVM switches and options
Part number Description
KVM Console switches
1754D1T ThinkSystem Digital 2x1x16 KVM Switch (DVI video output port)
1754A1T ThinkSystem Analog 1x8 KVM Switch (DVI video output port)
1754D2X Global 4x2x32 Console Manager (GCM32)
1754D1X Global 2x2x16 Console Manager (GCM16)
1754A2X Local 2x16 Console Manager (LCM16)
1754A1X Local 1x8 Console Manager (LCM8)
Cables for ThinkSystem Digital and Analog KVM Console switches
4X97A11108 ThinkSystem VGA to DVI Conversion Cable
4X97A11109 ThinkSystem Single-USB Conversion Cable for Digital KVM
4X97A11107 ThinkSystem Dual-USB Conversion Cable for Digital KVM
4X97A11106 ThinkSystem USB Conversion Cable for Analog KVM
Cables for GCM and LCM Console switches
43V6147 Single Cable USB Conversion Option (UCO)
39M2895 USB Conversion Option Pack
46M5383 Virtual Media Conversion Option Gen2 (VCO2)
46M5382 Serial Conversion Option (SCO)

For more information, see the list of Product Guides in the KVM Switches and Consoles category:
http://lenovopress.com/servers/options/kvm

Lenovo Financial Services

Lenovo Financial Services reinforces Lenovo’s commitment to deliver pioneering products and services that are recognized for their quality, excellence, and trustworthiness. Lenovo Financial Services offers financing solutions and services that complement your technology solution anywhere in the world.

We are dedicated to delivering a positive finance experience for customers like you who want to maximize your purchase power by obtaining the technology you need today, protect against technology obsolescence, and preserve your capital for other uses.

We work with businesses, non-profit organizations, governments and educational institutions to finance their entire technology solution. We focus on making it easy to do business with us. Our highly experienced team of finance professionals operates in a work culture that emphasizes the importance of providing outstanding customer service. Our systems, processes and flexible policies support our goal of providing customers with a positive experience.

We finance your entire solution. Unlike others, we allow you to bundle everything you need from hardware and software to service contracts, installation costs, training fees, and sales tax. If you decide weeks or months later to add to your solution, we can consolidate everything into a single invoice.

Our Premier Client services provide large accounts with special handling services to ensure these complex transactions are serviced properly. As a premier client, you have a dedicated finance specialist who manages your account through its life, from first invoice through asset return or purchase. This specialist develops an in-depth understanding of your invoice and payment requirements. For you, this dedication provides a high-quality, easy, and positive financing experience.

For your region-specific offers, please ask your Lenovo sales representative or your technology provider about the use of Lenovo Financial Services. For more information, see the following Lenovo website:

https://www.lenovo.com/us/en/landingpage/lenovo-financial-services/

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