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SR1625UR Quick Start Guide - HTML Format

The quick start user's guide for the Intel® Server System SR1625UR provides instructions on how to integrate the processor, memory and supported accessories. This is a HTML version of the guide, a PDF version is available for download.

Start by reading the safety information for the Intel system. Observe normal ESD precautions when installing add-in card(s).

It is required to use tested processors, memory and hardware during integration and operation to avoid issues that may occur.

Step 1-4 : Preparing your system by removing the cover, riser, air baffle and heatsink.
Step 5-6 : Installing processor and heatsink
Step 7    : Installing memory
Step 8-9 : Installing optional component, I/O Module and Intel® RMM3
Step 10  : Installing Active System (Product Code : SR1625URSAS) Components
Step 11  : Installing a passive system (product code : SR1625UR) components
Step 12 :  Installing hard drives
Step 13  : Installing optical device (optional)
Step 14  : Installing second power supply
Step 15  : Installing a control panel
Step 16  : Installing the air duct
Step 17-18 : Installing Add-In card(s) (optional)
Step 19-22 : Finishing Up

Step 1 : Place your Intel server system on a flat anti-static surface to perform the preceding integration procedures.

Step 2 : Remove the top cover from the chassis by performing the following actions.
(A) Remove the security screw.
(B) Depress the latch.
(C) Slide cover back and lift upward.

Step 3 : Remove Add-in card riser assembly by holding the riser assembly with both hands and lifting it straight up.

Step 4 : Remove processor air duct, heatsink and spacer prior to installing the processor.

Step 5 : Install the processor by following the steps below. This page contains a list of tested processors.

Step 6 : Install the heatsink, start with screw #1 as shown on the image moving sequentially, do not over-tighten the fasteners.

Step 7 : Install memory DIMMs. For best performance, a minimum of three DIMMs per CPU is recommended.

Note For assistance on populating the memory banks, Intel provides the Intel® Memory Configurator tool as a web application or download.

Step 8 : Install I/O Expansion Module (Optional).

(A) Squeeze the sides of the filler panel to remove it from the back panel of the chassis. If using a 2 socket I/O expansion module, remove the second filler panel by following the steps stated earlier. If using only a 1 socket IO expansion module, do not remove the second filler panel.

(B) Install the standoffs as shown in the image below.

(C) Fit the front of the module into the back panel slot(s), and then attach the module to the server board connector and engage the standoffs.

The Intel® I/O Module hardware specification document provides details about the architecture and feature set of the I/O modules used in the Intel® Server Board or System.

Step 9 : Install Intel® Remote Management Module 3 (optional).

(A) Squeeze the sides of the RMM3 filler panel to remove it from the back panel of the system.
(B) Attach the RMM3 module bracket to the RMM3 module with two screws as shown in the image below.
(C) Connect one end of the cable (labeled RMM3) to the RMM3 connector on the RMM3 module. Cable connectors are keyed & should only go in one way.
(D) Connect the opposite end of the cable (labeled 'server board') to the RMM3 connector on the server board.
(E) Attach the module bracket to the chassis with 2 screws. The screws install from the back of the chassis.

For additional information on the the Intel® Remote Management Module 3, a user guide and technical product specification is available. To configure the Intel® RMM3 on a supported Intel system, a quick guide is available.

Step 10 : Install Active System (Product Code : SR1625URSAS) Components (for passive system, go to the next step - Step 11).

Step 10.1 Remove power distribution board cover (optional). This step is only necessary if the optional RAID battery backup unit is used.

Step 10.2 Check the RAID BBU battery connection.
(A) The RAID BBU has an internal battery power cable. Open the BBU case lid.
(B) If the battery power cable is not connected, connect the cable now. Close and latch the BBU case lid.

Step 10.3 Install RAID Battery Backup Unit
(A) The RAID BBU has two hooks on the underside. Align these hooks with the matching chassis tabs, then slide toward the power supply to lock into place.
(B) Connect the power cable between the BBU and the midplane board.

Step 10.4 Install RAID DIMM and RAID activation key (optional)
(A) Insert the Intel® RAID Activation key into the midplane board socket. Ensure it snaps into the socket.
(B) Open RAID mini DIMM socket levers and insert connector edge of mini DIMM into socket until levers close and snap into place.


Step 10.5 Install the power distribution board (PDB) cover.
(A) Align the power distribution board and the matching thumbscrew hole.
(B) The thumbscrew attaches to a chassis stand-off underneath the PDB. If the PDB is not installed correctly, the thumbscrew will no align with the standoff.

Step 11 : Install passive system (product code : SR1625UR) components. (for active system, go to the previous step - Step 10)
(A) Connect SATA cable from passive midplane board to server board. It is critical that the SATA data cables are connected correctly from the SATA midplanne to your server board or RAID controller card.
(B) Route cables under the retention tab and alongside the power supply to allow clearance for a full-height PCI add-in card.

Step 12 : Install Hard Drives/Carriers (Repeat the steps below for each installed hard drive)

(A) Remove hot-swap drive carrier(s) by pushing green latch towards the lever, opening the lever all the way, and then pulling the drive carrier out of the system.

(B) Remove the plastic air baffle and save for future use.

(C) Install the hard disk drive and attach with four screws.

(D) With the carrier lever in the OPEN position, slide drive assembly into chassis until it stops, then close the lever until it snaps shut.

Note If installing less than eight drives or devices, empty drive bays must be occupied by carriers with baffles to maintain proper system cooling. Use only carriers that came with your chassis.

Step 13 : Install optical device
(A) Install the plastic guide onto the back of the drive and attach with two screws.

(B) Insert the optical drive into chassis opening and push all the way until it stops.

Step 14 : Install second power supply (optional).
(A) Use the 'finger hole' to remove the filler panel.


(B) Insert the power supply module into the power supply cage and push hard until it clicks into place.

To remove a power supply module, push the green latch in the direction shown while pulling it out of the system by the handle.

Step 15 : Install Standard Control Panel or Intel® Local Control Panel (optional). The Standard and Intel® Local Control Panel install the same.

Step 15.1 Remove the mini control panel
(A) Press the latch at the back of the mini control panel and push the control panel forward to release it from the chassis.
(B) Slide the mini control panel out through the front of the server system.
(C) Remove the filler on the right.

Step 15.2 Install the standard or Intel® Local Control Panel.
(A) Connect the USB and data cables to the replacement control panel.
(B) Feed the control panel cables into the chassis opening.

(C) Slide the control panel fully into the server system until it clicks into place.
(D) Connect the two cables to the USB and control panel connectors on the back side of the backplane.
(E) Install the mini control panel filler panel.

Step 16 : Install processor air duct by making sure that the front edge of the duct aligns correctly with the notches on the fan module. Likewise, use care to avoid pinching system cables as it may lead to system instability.

Step 17 : Install Add-in card (optional)
(A) Remove filler panel from the add-in card slot.
(B) Remove the screw.
(C) Insert add-in card until it seats in the riser connector.
(D) Secure the add-in card with the screw.

Step 18 : Install PCI Add-in card riser assembly.
(A) Position riser card edge connector over the server board riser socket and align the two hooks in the riser with the slots at the back of the chassis.
(B) Press down uniformly until the two hooks on the rear of the PCI riser assembly engage the chassis back panel slots.

Step 19 : Install Rack handles.

Step 20 : Install top cover by sliding it forward to engage the recessed edge at the front of the cover. Make sure that the latch is locked.Security screw re-installation is optional.

Step 21 : Install bezel (optional) by selecting the bezel that matches the control panel install. For more information on the available bezels, the spares and configuration guide is available.

Step 22 : Make the necessary I/O connections and plug in AC power. The system must be operated with the top cover installed to ensure proper system cooling .

For additional details on how to service the system, refer to the following documentation.

The Service Guide provides in depth documentation on troubleshooting, upgrading & repairing the server system.
The Quick Reference Labels provides information around the identification of parts, jumper settings, fan replacement instructions, cable routing.
The Technical Product Specification provides board and system specific information about the features, functionality, and high-level architecture.
The Spares, Parts List and Configuration Guide provides a reference guide to assist in ordering required accessories as well as components to build the server system.

This applies to:

Intel® Server Board S5520UR
Intel® Server System SR1625UR

Solution ID: CS-032473
Last Modified: 11-Nov-2013
Date Created: 26-Apr-2011
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