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First Edition Updated: 06 October 2008 (C) Copyright Lenovo 2008. Portions copyright IBM 2006. All rights reserved. NOTE: Before using this information and the product it supports, read the general information in Section 5.0 Notices in this document. Follow the network operating system (NOS) installation instructions provided in this document in sequential order unless these instructions advise you otherwise. Windows and messages might differ from those in this document.
1.0 What you will need
You must have the following software and hardware for the installation: A licensed copy of Microsoft® Windows Server® 2003. USB diskette drive and the RAID device driver diskette. (To create this diskette, see 3.1 Creating a RAID device driver diskette.) Supported hard disk drives. Go to http://www.lenovo.com/thinkserver/ for the Lenovo® ThinkServer® Proven list of supported options and part numbers for the server. You will need to set up the logical drive array before installing the operating system. For more information, see the documentation that comes with your server.
2.0 Where to download device drivers and files
You can download the device drivers from the Device Drivers matrix on the Lenovo Support Web site: http://www.lenovo.com/support
3.0 Installation instructions for Microsoft Windows Server 2003
You must first download the RAID device driver onto a diskette. 3.1 Creating a RAID device driver diskette To create the RAID device driver diskette, complete the following steps:
Connect a USB diskette drive to the server. 4. Select Yes. Select Yes.3 Installing Windows Server 2003 To install Windows Server 2003.lenovo. 5. select Volume and press Enter. 12. 3. and then click the executable file link. 9. Ensure that the server is turned off. Type an Array Label and press Enter. and click OK. press Ctrl + A. Click I agree to accept the license agreement. 5. While the server is starting. 10. From an Internet-connected system with a diskette drive. 2. Select Initialize drives. When you are prompted to Press F6 if you need to install a third party SCSI or RAID driver. click Quit. Insert a blank. If you are prompted with the message "Press any key to boot from cd". Press F12 to open the Boot menu and select and select CD Drive to set the server to boot from the Windows Server 2003 Setup CD. Press the space bar to select the drives that you want to include in the array and press Enter. The server reboots. 3. complete the following steps: 1. 4. This process takes a few minutes. 6. . 8. Note: Adaptec drivers must be in the root directory of the diskette to install properly. press F6. Windows Server 2003 Setup copies the files from the setup CD. 13. Select Manage array to verify that the array was created successfully. Turn on the server and insert the Windows Server 2003 Setup CD into the CD drive. 4. go to: http://www.2 Creating a logical array To create a logical array. 3. and then press Esc again. Switch on the server. Locate and click the link for the controller driver. 2. When prompted. 7. 2. 11. 6. 3. press any key. Press Esc. Select Array Configuration Utility and press Enter. The device driver files are then extracted to the diskette. 3. For the Array Type.com/support and select Driver matrices from the Quick links.1. complete the following steps: 1. formatted diskette. Press the space bar to select the drive. Click ThinkServer and then click your machine type to view the Drivers and software list.
o Delete a partition. 12. 6. When you are prompted to manually specify a controller. 13. type the Windows Server 2003 Setup CD-Key in the applicable fields. and press Enter.5. Notes: Setup formats the selected partition and copies the applicable files to the drive partition. 15. When you are prompted to select a file system. This process takes several minutes. Applications that you install later use this information for the product registration and document identification. press Enter. When you are prompted for the Windows Server 2003 Setup CD-Key. highlight Unpartitioned space for the hard disk drive on which you want to install Windows Server 2003 and press C. Click Next. During this process. o Note: To modify the regional settings after installing Windows Server 2003. After the files are copied from the diskette. 14. select S to specify additional devices. 7. 8. This process takes several minutes. o The server restarts to the graphical portion of Setup where Setup continues with the installation of Windows Server 2003. Type the amount of space (in MB) and press Enter. when you are prompted for your name and organization. (Setup . 10. 9. insert the Adaptec SAS for Windows device driver diskette. When you are prompted for the manufacturer-supplied hardware support diskette. press Enter.S. read the license agreement. In the Personalize Your Software window. select NTFS file system. This process takes several minutes. Change the regional settings if you are not installing the server in the U. highlight Unpartitioned space for the hard disk drive on which you want to install Windows Server 2003 and press Enter. 11. When the license agreement is displayed. Click Next. You are prompted to indicate how much available space to allocate from the unpartitioned drive. The names that you type are used as default server names. Setup automatically installs and configures devices in the server. and press F8 to agree. press Enter. o Create a partition: To create a partition. click Control Panel and click Regional Options. select one of the following options to choose or create a drive partition in which to install Windows Server 2003: o Allow Setup to create a partition: To partition the entire hard disk as one primary partition. When Windows Server 2003 Setup displays all hard disk storage that is available on the server. When you are prompted to install Windows Server 2003. Files are copied from the setup CD. Click Next. type your name in the Name field and type your organization in the Organization field. When the device driver name is displayed.
After Windows Server 2003 starts.) 16. In the Name and Administrator Password window. In the Licensing Modes window. 18. as a suggested name for the server. the Windows Server Post-Setup Security Updates wizard begins. Note: Windows Server 2003 services perform many tasks that are dependent on the accuracy of the time and date settings of the server. Control Panel. such as File Server. To change the date. This process might take several minutes. Click Next. Note: You can skip this step and launch the wizard later by clicking Start. For more information. When the desktop is displayed. (Setup uses the organization name that was entered previously as a suggested name for the server.) Note: Passwords are case sensitive. The remaining operating-system components are installed and configured according to the options that you specified. Click Next. click Read about server roles in the wizard. 17. If this server is connected to the Internet. In the Time Zone window. the server automatically restarts. select the applicable licensing mode for your organization. Click Next. and DNS. highlight the value that you want to change and enter the new values using the keyboard or the Up Arrow and Down Arrow keys.uses the organization name that was entered previously. when you are prompted for an administrator password and server name. click the button to the right of the date. the Manage Your Server wizard launches automatically. This wizard helps you to add and configure additional roles for the server. The display in the left column shows the amount of time remaining until the Windows Server 2003 installation is completed. To change the time. 21. DHCP Server. set the current time. Be sure to select the correct time zone for the server location to avoid problems. After closing the Security Updates wizard. this wizard helps you download software security updates and configure the system to retrieve updates automatically. . 19. Active Directory. When Windows Server 2003 Setup has completed installation. Be sure to use a combination of uppercase and lowercase letters with at least one number for your password. Settings. Administrative Tools. Configure Your Server Wizard. type the server name and password. press Ctrl+Alt+Delete to log on. 20.
Click Driver Installer. click: Start -> Control Panel -> Network Connections. Click ThinkServer and then click your machine type to view the Drivers and software list. 3. and then click the executable file link. and click Next to continue. 6. When the message "The package has been delivered successfully" is displayed. non-functioning devices are usually listed under Other Devices and are indicated by a yellow exclamation point.0 Post installation instructions: Installing and updating device drivers To install the device drivers and to identify hardware that is not functioning. go to: http://www. In Device Manager. and click Finish.lenovo. 12. 9. Type c:\drivers\nic for the folder where the files are to be saved. From an Internet-connected system with a diskette drive. open Device Manager. Click Manage and select Device Manager in the left pane. then select I accept the terms in the license agreement.4. Right-click My Computer. 5. 3. 4. 4. 2. When prompted to restart the server. click OK. and select New Connection Wizard to set up the network connection. In the Welcome window. select No. read the agreement. complete the following steps: 1. and click Properties. Locate and click the link for the controller driver. 10. Navigate to c:\drivers\nic. To configure the network. To open Device Manager. complete the following steps: 1. Click Finish. 8. 2.1 Installing the Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet device driver To install the Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet device driver. In the License Agreement window. 7. The following sections include instructions for installing some device drivers.com/support and select Driver matrices from the Quick links. Click Yes to create the folder. and open launch. right-click Local Area Connection in the Network connections window. Click Install to begin the installation. 11. click Next. To configure network protocols.exe. Click Start. . More device drivers might be available in the Driver matrices on the Lenovo Support Web site.
4. go to: http://www. Click ThinkServer and then click your machine type to view the Drivers and software list. 5. Leave "Show extracted files" checked. After the device drivers are installed. MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. 6. BUT NOT LIMITED TO. and then click Yes.3 Installing the Intel chipset device driver To install the system board device drivers. click Next. 7. read the license agreement. read the agreement. In the Welcome window. System.zip file. At the Readme information. click Next. and click Finish. click Start. 5. Locate and click the link for the controller driver. In the Welcome window. 9. select a location to extract the device driver. Some . and then click the executable file link. click the Computer Name tab. complete the following steps: 1.exe to run the downloaded executable file. A window will open showing the extracted files. 4.0 Notices LENOVO PROVIDES THIS PUBLICATION "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. 8. In the License Agreement window.2 Installing the ATI RN50/ES1000 video device driver To install the ATI RN50/ ES1000 video device driver. From an Internet-connected system. 6. 7. 4. Control Panel. complete the following steps: 1. In the License Agreement window. 3. Select No. EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. click Finish and restart the server.com/support and select Driver matrices from the Quick links. I will restart my computer later. 3. and then select Extract All. and then click the executable file link. Click Express. THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF NON-INFRINGEMENT. go to: http://www. Click Next. 5. 11. INCLUDING.lenovo. 10. 4. and click Finish. Locate and right-click the . Click ThinkServer and then click your machine type to view the Drivers and software list.com/support and select Driver matrices from the Quick links. and then click Change. click Next. and click Yes to agree. 2.To join a domain. From an Internet-connected system with a diskette drive. then click Next. 2.lenovo. Click Setup. Locate and click the link for the controller driver.
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