N2115 6Gb SAS/SATA Internal HBAProduct Guide

Updated
7 Jun 2016
Form Number
TIPS1061
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15 pages, 136 KB

Abstract

The N2115 SAS/SATA HBA is an ideal solution for System x servers that require 6Gb SAS connectivity to internal drives. This eight-port host bus adapter supports direct attachment to SAS and SATA internal HDDs and SSDs. With a low-profile form-factor design, the N2115 SAS/SATA HBA offers two x4 internal mini-SAS connectors.

Change History

Changes in the June 7 update:

  • Added the new servers to the Server support section:
    • System x3850 X6 and x3950 X6 servers with E7 v4 processors
    • ThinkServer sd350

Introduction

The N2115 SAS/SATA HBA is an ideal solution for System x servers that require 6Gb SAS connectivity to internal drives. This eight-port host bus adapter supports direct attachment to SAS and SATA internal HDDs and SSDs. With a low-profile form-factor design, the N2115 SAS/SATA HBA offers two x4 internal mini-SAS connectors.

Figure 1 shows the N2115 SAS/SATA HBA.

N2215 SAS/SATA HBA for System x
Figure 1. N2115 SAS/SATA HBA

Did you know?

The N2115 SAS/SATA HBA provides high performance for storage connectivity for servers by integrating the latest enhancements in PCI Express and SAS technology, offering eight lanes of 6 Gbps SAS matched with eight lanes of PCIe 3.0 to eliminate performance bottlenecks.

The N2115 SAS/SATA HBA supports SAS and SATA data transfer rates of 1.5, 3, and 6 Gbps per lane, and it enables maximum connectivity and performance in a low-profile form factor.

Rigorous testing of the N2115 SAS/SATA HBA by Lenovo through the ServerProven® program ensures a high degree of confidence in storage subsystem compatibility and reliability. Providing an additional peace of mind, the controller is covered under Lenovo warranty.

Part number information

Table 1 provides the ordering part numbers and feature codes.

Table 1. Ordering part numbers and feature codes

Part number Feature code Description
46C8988 A3MW N2115 SAS/SATA HBA

The N2115 option part number includes the following items:

  • One N2115 adapter with a full-height (3U) bracket
  • One low-profile (2U) bracket
  • Documentation package

Features and specifications

The N2115 SAS/SATA HBA has the following features and specifications:

  • LSI SAS2308 6 Gbps I/O controller
  • PCI low profile, half-length - MD2 form factor
  • PCI Express 3.0 x8 host interface
  • Eight internal 6 Gbps SAS/SATA ports (support for 6, 3, or 1.5 Gbps speeds)
  • Up to 6 Gbps throughput per port
  • Two internal x4 Mini-SAS connectors (SFF-8087)
  • Non-RAID (JBOD mode) support for SAS and SATA HDDs and SSDs (RAID not supported)
  • Optimized for SSD performance
  • High-performance IOPS LSI Fusion-MPT architecture
  • Advanced power management support
  • Support for SSP, SMP, STP, and SATA protocols
  • End-to-End CRC with Advanced Error Reporting
  • T-10 Protection Model for early detection of and recovery from data corruption
  • Spread Spectrum Clocking for EMI reductions

Server support

The following tables list the server that support the N2115 HBA.

12 Gbps SAS/SATA support: The N2115 does not support 12 Gbps SAS/SATA internal storage expansion options that can be installed in x3500 M4, x3550 M4, and x3650 M4 servers.

Support for System x and dense servers with Xeon E5/E7 v4 and E3 v5 processors

Table 2. Support for System x and dense servers with Xeon E5/E7 v4 and E3 v5 processors
Part
number
Description
x3250 M6 (3943)
x3250 M6 (3633)
x3550 M5 (8869)
x3650 M5 (8871)
x3850 X6/x3950 X6 (6241, E7 v4)
nx360 M5 (5465, E5-2600 v4)
sd350 (5493)
46C8988 N2115 SAS/SATA HBA N N N N N N N

Support for servers with Intel Xeon v3 processors

Table 3. Support for servers with Intel Xeon v3 processors
Part
number
Description
x3100 M5 (5457)
x3250 M5 (5458)
x3500 M5 (5464)
x3550 M5 (5463)
x3650 M5 (5462)
x3850 X6/x3950 X6 (6241, E7 v3)
nx360 M5 (5465)
46C8988 N2115 SAS/SATA HBA Y Y N N N N N

Support for servers with Intel Xeon v2 processors

Table 4. Support for servers with Intel Xeon v2 processors
Part
number
Description
x3500 M4 (7383, E5-2600 v2)
x3530 M4 (7160, E5-2400 v2)
x3550 M4 (7914, E5-2600 v2)
x3630 M4 (7158, E5-2400 v2)
x3650 M4 (7915, E5-2600 v2)
x3650 M4 BD (5466)
x3650 M4 HD (5460)
x3750 M4 (8752)
x3750 M4 (8753)
x3850 X6/x3950 X6 (3837)
x3850 X6/x3950 X6 (6241, E7 v2)
dx360 M4 (E5-2600 v2)
nx360 M4 (5455)
46C8988 N2115 SAS/SATA HBA Y N Y Y Y Y N N N N N N Y

Support for servers with Intel Xeon v1 processors

Table 5. Support for servers with Intel Xeon v1 processors
Part
number
Description
x3100 M4 (2582)
x3250 M4 (2583)
x3300 M4 (7382)
x3500 M4 (7383, E5-2600)
x3530 M4 (7160, E5-2400)
x3550 M4 (7914, E5-2600)
x3630 M4 (7158, E5-2400)
x3650 M4 (7915, E5-2600)
x3690 X5 (7147)
x3750 M4 (8722)
x3850 X5 (7143)
dx360 M4 (7912, E5-2600)
46C8988 N2115 SAS/SATA HBA N N Y Y N Y Y Y N Y Y N

See the ServerProven website for the latest information about the System x servers that support each adapter:
http://www.lenovo.com/us/en/serverproven/xseries/controllers/matrix.shtml

Drive support

 

The N2115 SAS/SATA HBA supports connectivity to the internal drives that are installed in a supported System x server. The following table lists currently available drive options that are supported with the N2115 SAS/SATA HBA. The maximum number of drives that can be connected to the HBA is limited by the maximum number of internal drive bays for a supported server (other configuration limitations may apply).

Table 6. 1.8-inch SSDs
Part
number
Description
x3300 M4 (7382)
x3500 M4 (7383, E5-2600)
x3550 M4 (7914, E5-2600)
x3630 M4 (7158, E5-2400)
x3650 M4 (7915, E5-2600)
x3750 M4 (8722)
x3850 X5 (7143)
x3500 M4 (7383, E5-2600 v2)
x3550 M4 (7914, E5-2600 v2)
x3630 M4 (7158, E5-2400 v2)
x3650 M4 (7915, E5-2600 v2)
x3650 M4 BD (5466)
nx360 M4 (5455)
x3100 M5 (5457)
x3250 M5 (5458)
1.8-inch hot-swap SSDs - 6 Gb SATA - Enterprise Performance (10+ DWPD)
41Y8366* S3700 200GB SATA 1.8" MLC Enterprise SSD N N N N Y Y Y N N N Y N N N N
41Y8371* S3700 400GB SATA 1.8" MLC Enterprise SSD N N N N Y Y Y N N N Y N N N N
1.8-inch hot-swap SSDs - 6 Gb SATA - Enterprise Mainstream (3-5 DWPD)
00AJ335 120GB SATA 1.8" MLC Enterprise Value SSD N N N N Y Y Y N N N Y N N N N
00AJ340 240GB SATA 1.8" MLC Enterprise Value SSD N N N N Y Y Y N N N Y N N N N
00AJ345 480GB SATA 1.8" MLC Enterprise Value SSD N N N N Y Y Y N N N Y N N N N
00AJ350 800GB SATA 1.8" MLC Enterprise Value SSD N N N N Y Y Y N N N Y N N N N
1.8-inch hot-swap SSDs - 6 Gb SATA - Enterprise Entry (<3 DWPD)
00AJ040* S3500 80GB SATA 1.8" MLC Enterprise Value SSD N N N N Y Y Y N N N Y N N N N
00AJ050 S3500 400GB SATA 1.8" MLC Enterprise Value SSD N N N N Y Y Y N N N Y N N N N
00AJ455* S3500 800GB SATA 1.8" MLC Enterprise Value SSD N N N N Y Y Y N N N Y N N N N

* Withdrawn from marketing

Table 7. 2.5-inch hot-swap 6 Gb SAS/SATA HDDs
Part
number
Description
x3300 M4 (7382)
x3500 M4 (7383, E5-2600)
x3550 M4 (7914, E5-2600)
x3630 M4 (7158, E5-2400)
x3650 M4 (7915, E5-2600)
x3750 M4 (8722)
x3850 X5 (7143)
x3500 M4 (7383, E5-2600 v2)
x3550 M4 (7914, E5-2600 v2)
x3630 M4 (7158, E5-2400 v2)
x3650 M4 (7915, E5-2600 v2)
x3650 M4 BD (5466)
nx360 M4 (5455)
x3100 M5 (5457)
x3250 M5 (5458)
2.5-inch hot-swap HDDs - 6 Gb SAS 10K
90Y8877 300GB 10K 6Gbps SAS 2.5" SFF G2HS HDD Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y N Y N N Y Y
90Y8872 600GB 10K 6Gbps SAS 2.5" SFF G2HS HDD Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y N Y N N Y Y
81Y9650 900GB 10K 6Gbps SAS 2.5" SFF HS HDD Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y N Y N N Y Y
00AD075 1.2TB 10K 6Gbps SAS 2.5" G2HS HDD Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y N Y N N Y N
00NA441 1.8TB 10K 6Gbps SAS 2.5" G2HS 512e HDD N Y Y N Y N N Y Y N Y N N N Y
2.5-inch hot-swap HDDs - 6 Gb SAS 15K
90Y8926 146GB 15K 6Gbps SAS 2.5" SFF G2HS HDD Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y N Y N N Y Y
81Y9670 300GB 15K 6Gbps SAS 2.5" G2HS HDD Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y N Y N N Y Y
00AJ300 600GB 15K 6Gbps SAS 2.5" G2HS HDD Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y N Y N N N Y
2.5-inch hot-swap HDDs - 6 Gb NL SAS
90Y8953 500GB 7.2K 6Gbps NL SAS 2.5" SFF G2HS HDD Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y N Y N N Y Y
81Y9690 1TB 7.2K 6Gbps NL SAS 2.5" SFF HS HDD Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y N Y N N Y Y
2.5-inch hot-swap HDDs - 6 Gb NL SATA
81Y9722 250GB 7.2K 6Gbps NL SATA 2.5" SFF HS HDD Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y N Y N N Y Y
81Y9726 500GB 7.2K 6Gbps NL SATA 2.5" SFF HS HDD Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y N Y N N Y Y
81Y9730 1TB 7.2K 6Gbps NL SATA 2.5" SFF HS HDD Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y N Y N N Y Y
Table 8. 2.5-inch hot-swap 6 Gb SAS/SATA SSDs
Part
number
Description
x3300 M4 (7382)
x3500 M4 (7383, E5-2600)
x3550 M4 (7914, E5-2600)
x3630 M4 (7158, E5-2400)
x3650 M4 (7915, E5-2600)
x3750 M4 (8722)
x3850 X5 (7143)
x3500 M4 (7383, E5-2600 v2)
x3550 M4 (7914, E5-2600 v2)
x3630 M4 (7158, E5-2400 v2)
x3650 M4 (7915, E5-2600 v2)
x3650 M4 BD (5466)
nx360 M4 (5455)
x3100 M5 (5457)
x3250 M5 (5458)
2.5-inch hot-swap SSDs - 6 Gb SAS - Enterprise Performance (10+ DWPD)
49Y6129 200GB SAS 2.5" MLC HS Enterprise SSD Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y N Y N N Y N
49Y6134 400GB SAS 2.5" MLC HS Enterprise SSD Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y N Y N N Y N
49Y6139 800GB SAS 2.5" MLC HS Enterprise SSD Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y N Y N N Y N
49Y6195 1.6TB SAS 2.5" MLC HS Enterprise SSD Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y N Y N N N N
2.5-inch hot-swap SSDs - 6 Gb SATA - Enterprise Performance (10+ DWPD)
41Y8331 S3700 200GB SATA 2.5" MLC HS Enterprise SSD Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y N Y N N Y N
41Y8336 S3700 400GB SATA 2.5" MLC HS Enterprise SSD Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y N Y N N Y N
41Y8341 S3700 800GB SATA 2.5" MLC HS Enterprise SSD Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y N Y N N Y N
2.5-inch hot-swap SSDs - 6 Gb SATA - Enterprise Mainstream (3-5 DWPD)
00AJ355 120GB SATA 2.5" MLC HS Enterprise Value SSD Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y N Y N N Y Y
00AJ360 240GB SATA 2.5" MLC HS Enterprise Value SSD Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y N Y N N Y Y
00AJ365 480GB SATA 2.5" MLC HS Enterprise Value SSD Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y N Y N N Y Y
00AJ370 800GB SATA 2.5" MLC HS Enterprise Value SSD Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y N Y N N Y Y
2.5-inch hot-swap SSDs - 6 Gb SATA - Enterprise Entry (<3 DWPD)
00AJ000 S3500 120GB SATA 2.5" MLC HS Enterprise Value SSD Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y N Y N N Y N
00AJ005 S3500 240GB SATA 2.5" MLC HS Enterprise Value SSD Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y N Y N N Y N
00AJ010 S3500 480GB SATA 2.5" MLC HS Enterprise Value SSD Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y N Y N N Y N
00AJ015 S3500 800GB SATA 2.5" MLC HS Enterprise Value SSD Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y N Y N N Y N
00FN268 S3500 1.6TB SATA 2.5" MLC HS Enterprise Value SSD Y Y Y N Y N N Y Y N Y N N Y Y
00YC365 120GB Enterprise Entry SATA HS 2.5" SSD N N Y N Y N N N Y N Y N N N Y
00YC370 240GB Enterprise Entry SATA HS 2.5" SSD N N Y N Y N N N Y N Y N N N Y
00YC375 480GB Enterprise Entry SATA HS 2.5" SSD N N Y N Y N N N Y N Y N N N Y
00YC380 960GB Enterprise Entry SATA HS 2.5" SSD N N Y N Y N N N Y N Y N N N Y
00FN298* 240GB SATA 2.5" MLC HS Entry SSD Y Y Y N Y N N Y Y N Y N N Y Y
00FN327* 480GB SATA 2.5" MLC HS Entry SSD Y Y Y N Y N N Y Y N Y N N Y Y
00FN332* 960GB SATA 2.5" MLC HS Entry SSD Y Y Y N Y N N Y Y N Y N N Y Y

* Withdrawn from marketing

Table 9. 3.5-inch hot-swap 6 Gb SAS/SATA HDDs
Part
number
Description
x3300 M4 (7382)
x3500 M4 (7383, E5-2600)
x3550 M4 (7914, E5-2600)
x3630 M4 (7158, E5-2400)
x3650 M4 (7915, E5-2600)
x3750 M4 (8722)
x3850 X5 (7143)
x3500 M4 (7383, E5-2600 v2)
x3550 M4 (7914, E5-2600 v2)
x3630 M4 (7158, E5-2400 v2)
x3650 M4 (7915, E5-2600 v2)
x3650 M4 BD (5466)
nx360 M4 (5455)
x3100 M5 (5457)
x3250 M5 (5458)
3.5-inch hot-swap HDDs - 6 Gb SAS 15K
49Y6092 300GB 15K 6Gbps SAS 3.5" G2HS HDD Y Y Y Y Y N N Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y
49Y6102 600GB 15K 6Gbps SAS 3.5" G2HS HDD Y Y Y Y Y N N Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y
3.5-inch hot-swap HDDs - 6 Gb NL SAS
90Y8567 1TB 7.2K 6Gbps NL SAS 3.5" G2HS HDD Y Y Y Y Y N N Y Y Y Y Y N N N
90Y8572 2TB 7.2K 6Gbps NL SAS 3.5" G2HS HDD Y Y Y Y Y N N Y Y Y Y Y N N N
90Y8577 3TB 7.2K 6Gbps NL SAS 3.5" G2HS HDD Y Y Y Y Y N N Y Y Y Y Y N N N
49Y6210 4TB 7.2K 6Gbps NL SAS 3.5" G2HS HDD Y Y Y Y Y N N Y Y Y Y Y N N N
00ML213 6TB 7.2K 6Gbps NL SAS 3.5" G2HS 512e HDD Y Y Y Y Y N N Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y
3.5-inch hot-swap HDDs - 6 Gb NL SATA
81Y9786 500GB 7.2K 6Gbps NL SATA 3.5" G2HS HDD Y Y Y Y Y N N Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y
81Y9790 1TB 7.2K 6Gbps NL SATA 3.5" G2HS HDD Y Y Y Y Y N N Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y
81Y9794 2TB 7.2K 6Gbps NL SATA 3.5" G2HS HDD Y Y Y Y Y N N Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y
81Y9798 3TB 7.2K 6Gbps NL SATA 3.5" G2HS HDD Y Y Y Y Y N N Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y
49Y6002 4TB 7.2K 6Gbps NL SATA 3.5" G2HS HDD Y Y Y Y Y N N Y Y Y Y Y N Y N
00FN113 2TB 7.2K 6Gbps NL SATA 3.5" G2HS 512e HDD Y Y Y Y Y N N Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y
00FN143 4TB 7.2K 6Gbps NL SATA 3.5" G2HS 512e HDD Y Y Y Y Y N N Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y
00FN173 6TB 7.2K 6Gbps NL SATA 3.5" G2HS 512e HDD Y Y Y Y Y N N Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y
Table 10. 3.5-inch hot-swap 6 Gb SAS/SATA SSDs
Part
number
Description
x3300 M4 (7382)
x3500 M4 (7383, E5-2600)
x3550 M4 (7914, E5-2600)
x3630 M4 (7158, E5-2400)
x3650 M4 (7915, E5-2600)
x3750 M4 (8722)
x3850 X5 (7143)
x3500 M4 (7383, E5-2600 v2)
x3550 M4 (7914, E5-2600 v2)
x3630 M4 (7158, E5-2400 v2)
x3650 M4 (7915, E5-2600 v2)
x3650 M4 BD (5466)
nx360 M4 (5455)
x3100 M5 (5457)
x3250 M5 (5458)
3.5-inch hot-swap SSDs - 6 Gb SATA - Enterprise Performance (10+ DWPD)
00YC340 Intel S3710 400GB Enterprise Performance SATA HS 3.5" SSD N N N N N N N N N N N N N Y Y
00YC345 Intel S3710 800GB Enterprise Performance SATA HS 3.5" SSD N N N N N N N N N N N N N Y Y
00AJ485 S3700 400GB SATA 3.5" MLC HS Enterprise SSD N N N Y N N N N N Y N N N N N
00AJ490 S3700 800GB SATA 3.5" MLC HS Enterprise SSD N N N Y N N N N N Y N N N N N
3.5-inch hot-swap SSDs - 6 Gb SATA - Enterprise Mainstream (3-5 DWPD)
00AJ435 120GB SATA 3.5" MLC HS Enterprise Value SSD N N N Y N N N N N Y N Y N N N
00AJ445 480GB SATA 3.5" MLC HS Enterprise Value SSD N N N Y N N N N N Y N Y N N N
3.5-inch hot-swap SSDs - 6 Gb SATA - Enterprise Entry (<3 DWPD)
00WG770 Intel S3510 120GB Enterprise Entry SATA HS 3.5" SSD N N N N Y N N N N N Y N N Y N
00WG775 Intel S3510 240GB Enterprise Entry SATA HS 3.5" SSD N N N N Y N N N N N Y N N Y N
00WG780 Intel S3510 480GB Enterprise Entry SATA HS 3.5" SSD N N N N Y N N N N N Y N N Y N
00YC420 960GB Enterprise Entry SATA HS 3.5" SSD N N N N Y N N N N N Y Y N Y Y
00FN362* 960GB SATA 3.5" MLC HS Entry SSD N Y Y Y N N N Y Y Y N Y N N N

* Withdrawn from marketing

Table 11. 3.5-inch simple-swap 6 Gb SAS/SATA HDDs
Part
number
Description
x3300 M4 (7382)
x3500 M4 (7383, E5-2600)
x3550 M4 (7914, E5-2600)
x3630 M4 (7158, E5-2400)
x3650 M4 (7915, E5-2600)
x3750 M4 (8722)
x3850 X5 (7143)
x3500 M4 (7383, E5-2600 v2)
x3550 M4 (7914, E5-2600 v2)
x3630 M4 (7158, E5-2400 v2)
x3650 M4 (7915, E5-2600 v2)
x3650 M4 BD (5466)
nx360 M4 (5455)
x3100 M5 (5457)
x3250 M5 (5458)
3.5-inch simple-swap HDDs - 6 Gb NL SATA
81Y9802 500GB 7.2K 6Gbps NL SATA 3.5" G2SS HDD Y Y Y Y Y N N Y Y Y Y N N Y Y
81Y9806 1TB 7.2K 6Gbps NL SATA 3.5" G2SS HDD Y Y Y Y Y N N Y Y Y Y N N Y Y
81Y9810 2TB 7.2K 6Gbps NL SATA 3.5" G2SS HDD Y Y Y Y Y N N Y Y Y Y N N Y Y
Table 12. 2.5-inch internal 6 Gb HDDs for NeXtScale
Part
number
Description
x3300 M4 (7382)
x3500 M4 (7383, E5-2600)
x3550 M4 (7914, E5-2600)
x3630 M4 (7158, E5-2400)
x3650 M4 (7915, E5-2600)
x3750 M4 (8722)
x3850 X5 (7143)
x3500 M4 (7383, E5-2600 v2)
x3550 M4 (7914, E5-2600 v2)
x3630 M4 (7158, E5-2400 v2)
x3650 M4 (7915, E5-2600 v2)
x3650 M4 BD (5466)
nx360 M4 (5455)
x3100 M5 (5457)
x3250 M5 (5458)
2.5-inch NeXtScale HDDs - 6 Gb SAS 10K HDDs
00AD055 300GB 10K 6Gbps SAS 2.5" HDD for NeXtScale System N N N N N N N N N N N N Y N N
00AD060 600GB 10K 6Gbps SAS 2.5" HDD for NeXtScale System N N N N N N N N N N N N Y N N
00FN040 1.2TB 10K 6Gbps SAS 2.5" HDD for NeXtScale System N N N N N N N N N N N N Y N N
2.5-inch NeXtScale HDDs - 6 Gb SATA HDDs
00AD035 500GB 7.2K 6Gbps SATA 2.5" HDD for NeXtScale System N N N N N N N N N N N N Y N N
00AD040 1TB 7.2K 6Gbps SATA 2.5" HDD for NeXtScale System N N N N N N N N N N N N Y N N
Table 13. 2.5-inch internal 6 Gb SSDs for NeXtScale
Part
number
Description
x3300 M4 (7382)
x3500 M4 (7383, E5-2600)
x3550 M4 (7914, E5-2600)
x3630 M4 (7158, E5-2400)
x3650 M4 (7915, E5-2600)
x3750 M4 (8722)
x3850 X5 (7143)
x3500 M4 (7383, E5-2600 v2)
x3550 M4 (7914, E5-2600 v2)
x3630 M4 (7158, E5-2400 v2)
x3650 M4 (7915, E5-2600 v2)
x3650 M4 BD (5466)
nx360 M4 (5455)
x3100 M5 (5457)
x3250 M5 (5458)
2.5-inch NeXtScale SSDs - 6 Gb SATA - Enterprise Entry (<3 DWPD)
00FN020 120GB SATA 2.5" MLC Enterprise Value SSD for NeXtScale System N N N N N N N N N N N N Y N N

See the ServerProven website for the latest information about the System x servers that support drives:
http://www.lenovo.com/us/en/serverproven/indexsp.shtml

Operating system support

The N2115 SAS/SATA HBA supports the following operating systems:

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Datacenter x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Datacenter x86 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Enterprise x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Enterprise x86 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Standard x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Standard x86 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Web x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Web x86 Edition
  • Windows Small Business Server 2008 Premium Edition
  • Windows Small Business Server 2008 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Server Edition
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Server with Xen x64 Edition
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Server x64 Edition
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Server Edition
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Server x64 Edition
  • SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 10 for AMD64/EM64T
  • SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 10 for x86
  • SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 11 for AMD64/EM64T
  • SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 11 for x86
  • SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 11 with Xen for AMD64/EM64T
  • VMware ESX 4.1
  • VMware ESXi 4.1
  • VMware vSphere 5.0 (ESXi)
  • VMware vSphere 5.1 (ESXi)
  • VMware vSphere 5.5 (ESXi)

For more information about the specific versions and service levels that are supported and any other prerequisites, see the ServerProven website:
http://www.lenovo.com/us/en/serverproven/xseries/controllers/matrix.shtml

Warranty

The N2115 SAS/SATA HBA carries a one-year limited warranty. When installed in a supported System x server, the adapter assumes your system’s base warranty and any Lenovo warranty service upgrade purchased for the system.

Physical specifications

The N2115 SAS/SATA HBA has the following physical specifications.

Dimensions and weight (approximate):

  • Height: 18 mm (0.7 in.)
  • Width: 65 mm (2.5 in.)
  • Depth: 152 mm (6.0 in.)
  • Weight: 180 g (0.4 lb)

Shipping dimensions and weight (approximate):

  • Height: 51 mm (2.0 in.)
  • Width: 143 mm (5.6 in.)
  • Depth: 238 mm (9.4 in.)
  • Weight: 275 g (0.76lb)

Operating environment

The N2115 SAS/SATA HBA is supported in the following environment:

  • Temperature (operational): 5 - 40 °C (41 - 104 °F) at 0 - 5,000 m (0 - 16,404 ft)
  • Temperature (non-operational): -40 - 60 °C (-40 - 140 °F) at 10,700 m (35,105 ft)
  • Relative humidity: 8% - 93% (non-condensing)
  • Maximum altitude: 10,700 m (35,105 ft)

Agency approvals

The N2115 SAS/SATA HBA conforms to the following regulations:

  • UL
  • cUL
  • IEC60950
  • EMC
  • FCC
  • TUV
  • CE
  • VCCI
  • BSMI
  • C-tick
  • KC

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