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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 1
Executive Overview 2
Product Availability 5
ProLiant Essentials Foundation Pack -- SmartStart 6.1 6
Product Overview 6
Questions and Answers 13
SmartStart Scripting Toolkit Version 1.9 18
Product Overview 18
Questions and Answers 23
ProLiant Essentials Rapid Deployment Pack Version 1.22 25
Product Overview 25
Questions and Answers 32
Integrated Lights-Out – Firmware Version 1.20 41
Product Overview 41
Questions and Answers 46
ProLiant Clusters for NetWare 55
Product Overview 55
Questions and Answers 59
Linux High Availability Clusters for ProLiant Servers 60
HP Serviceguard for Linux ProLiant Cluster 61
Product Overview 62
Questions and Answers 69
ProLiant Clusters HA/L100 LifeKeeper for Linux 74
Product Overview 74
Questions and Answers 81
ProLiant Cluster HA/F500 for Enterprise Virtual Array 83
Product Overview 83
Questions and Answers 90
ProLiant ML570 Generation 2 96
Product Overview 96
Questions and Answers 102
ProLiant ML310 109
Product Overview 109
Questions and Answers 115
hp ProLiant DL320 Generation 2 126
Product Overview 126
Questions and Answers 130
hp ProLiant DL360 Generation 3 133
Product Overview 133
Questions and Answers 141
hp ProLiant DL580 Generation 2 151
Product Overview 151
Questions and Answers 162
16A-High Voltage Modular PDU 169
Product Overview 169
Questions and Answers 174
146GB 10K U320 UNIVERSAL HDD 176
72GB 15K U320 UNIVERSAL HDD 176
Product Overview 176
Questions and Answers 181
With an Adaptive Infrastructure from the new HP, businesses can create an environment that best suits their needs allowing them to respond better to market change, achieve greater customer satisfaction and reduce expenditures. ProLiant Servers, storage and software are the foundation of an Adaptive Infrastructure.
ProLiant Essentials Software
ProLiant Essentials is a portfolio of modular, flexible software tools that expand the capabilities of ProLiant Servers, extend the reach and breadth of server manageability and enhance the build out of an Adaptive Infrastructure by lowering overall lifecycle costs and reducing demands on IT resources.
The ProLiant Essentials Foundation Pack delivers the essential software that every customer needs to install, configure, and manage a ProLiant Server. The Foundation Pack is shipped standard with every ProLiant Server and includes industry-leading software such as SmartStart and Insight Manager 7.
Optional ProLiant Essentials Value Packs enable customers to selectively extend and enhance their IT infrastructure based on ProLiant Servers.
Today, HP is announcing new enhancements to the ProLiant Essentials Foundation Pack and existing Value Packs. HP is also announcing new firmware updates for its lights-out products. These announcements underscore HP’s commitment to expand its leadership in delivering robust, flexible, easy-to-use and integrated server management and deployment tools that provide tangible benefits to customers by saving time and resources.
ProLiant Essentials Foundation Pack enhancements
SmartStart Version 6.1
SmartStart is a set of integration tools and utilities that optimizes platform configuration and simplifies setup of ProLiant Servers. SmartStart 6.1 version update now incorporates support for Microsoft Windows .NET Server 2003 RC2 and updated ProLiant Support Packs.
SmartStart Scripting Toolkit Version 1.9
The Scripting Toolkit provides a flexible way to create standard server configuration scripts used to automate many of the manual steps in the server configuration process. Today’s version 1.9 update is aligned with new servers supported with SmartStart 6.1 release. Today’s update includes support for Microsoft Windows .NET Server 2003 RC2 and updated ProLiant Support Packs.
ProLiant Essentials Value Pack enhancements
ProLiant Essentials Rapid Deployment Pack Version 1.22
The ProLiant Essentials Rapid Deployment Pack facilitates the unattended installation, configuration, and deployment of multiple servers reducing the time for server configuration. Version 1.22 of the ProLiant Essentials Rapid Deployment Pack supports United Linux SLES8. Existing customers can download the upgrade free from the www.hp.com website.
Lights-out products enhancements
Integrated Lights-Out - Version 1.20
Lights-out capabilities are integrated into selected ProLiant Servers. The new firmware version 1.20 extends support to the newest ProLiant DL/ML server platforms. (Availability – December).
High Availability Clusters
A critical goal of HP’s Adaptive Infrastructure is to offer customers the ability to reduce exposure to unplanned downtime through automated software and hardware tools that predict, diagnose, and respond immediately to potential fault conditions. HP delivers intelligent fault resilience with its High Availability Clustering solutions, built on industry standard ProLiant Servers and StorageWorks platforms integrated with management tools.
HP is partnering with Microsoft, NetWare, and SteelEye to combine ProLiant Servers, software and storage to provide a multitude of high availability enterprise clustering solutions with no-single-point-of-failure.
ProLiant Clusters for NetWare
HP is announcing support for Novell NetWare Clusters (NetWare 5.1 and 6) built on select ProLiant Servers and the StorageWorks Modular SAN Array, MSA1000. These new NetWare clustering solutions provide the availability and scalability features customers require from business critical systems. NetWare clustering technology ensures availability of resources during unplanned outages and support on-line reallocation of resources in response to real world business needs.
hp Serviceguard for Linux ProLiant Cluster
HP designed, developed and supported Serviceguard for Linux ProLiant Clusters are certified for the ProLiant DL580 G2 and DL380 G2 Servers, the HP Smart Array Cluster Storage in addition to existing HP StorageWorks VA and XP configurations; offering an end-to-end integrated high availability clustering solution for continuous access to applications, information and services during planned and unplanned downtime.
ProLiant Clusters HA/L100 LifeKeeper for Linux
The HA/L100 LifeKeeper for Linux Cluster Kit enables easy deployment of the SteelEye LifeKeeper for Linux high availability software on ProLiant platforms (LifeKeeper license purchased separately from SteelEye).
ProLiant Cluster HA/F500 - Enterprise Virtual Array
The ProLiant Cluster HA/F500 for Enterprise Virtual Array is a cluster solution made up of a ProLiant HA/F500 Cluster Kit, high-end or high-density ProLiant Servers, StorageWorks Enterprise Virtual Array storage systems, and a Windows cluster capable operating system to provide maximum availability with no-single-point-of-failure.
ProLiant ML570 Generation 2
The ProLiant ML570 G2 introduces new processor options to include the latest Intel Xeon process MP 1.5GHz/1MB and 1.9GHz/1MB iL3 cache. Additionally, the ProLiant ML570 G2 is available with hyper-threading technology for optimized performance with 400MHz front side bus.
Hp announces the new processor speed of 2.53MHz P4 with 533MHz front side bus on its newest ProLiant Server, the ML310. Designed with the growing bushiness in mind, the ProLiant ML310 is ideal for sophisticated small business applications and branch office solutions.
ProLiant DL320 Generation 2
The ProLiant DL320 G2 is a cost-effective 1U, 1-way server for flexibly deploying and managing front-end and single-function applications. This next generation ProLiant DL320 server now supports the Intel 2.26GHz Pentium 4 Processor with 512K cache and is available with up to 4GB 266MHz DDR. The DL320 G2 also incorporates enhanced flexibility features such as a PCI expansion slot, redundant ROM and increased manageability capabilities with optional RILOE II functionalities, Smart Start, Insight Manager and a 3 year next-business-day-on site limited warranty.
ProLiant DL360 Generation 3
HP introduces the new ProLiant DL360 Generation 3 offering essential availability features and concentrated, 1U compute power for the space constrained data center. Leading the scale-out environment, the ProLiant DL360 G3 is available with up to two 2.4+GHz Intel Xeon processors with 533MHz system bus and up to two 1” Ultra320 hot-plug hard drives. The ProLiant DL360 G3 also comes standard with embedded technologies such as integrated lights-out remote management, dual embedded 10/100/1000 fast Ethernet NICs with WOL and PXE support and supports high availability features such as optional hot-plug redundant power supply and optional battery back write cache.
ProLiant DL580 Generation 2
The ProLiant DL580 Generation 2 combines outstanding levels of 4-way server performance and integrated management with a flexible, rack-optimized design to deliver outstanding resource efficiencies to the enterprise data center. The ProLiant DL580 G2 is now available with Intel 1.4GHz and 1.6GHz Xeon Processors MP with 512K and 1MB L3 integrated cache and hyper-threading technology for optimized performance.
New Storage Solutions
146GB 10K and 72GB 15K U320 Universal Hard Disk Drives
HP adds two new capacity points for Universal Had Disk Drives, the 146GB 10K U320 Universal drive and the 72GB 15K U320 Universal Drive.
Modular Power Distribution Units (PDU)
Today, HP further expands its Modular PDU family, designed specifically for the dense data center customers who want to optimize their power distribution, cable management, and space efficiencies in the rack. This newest modular PDI, a 16A model, offers more outlets, increased flexibility, and adaptability by allowing customers to use country specific input cords.
ProLiant Essentials Performance Management Pack
ProLiant Performance Analyzer (PPA) November 19, 2002
Insight Manager 7 SP2 November 19, 2002
ProLiant Essentials Foundation Pack – SmartStart 6.1 November 19, 2002
SmartStart Scripting Toolkit Version 1.9 November 19, 2002
ProLiant Essentials Rapid Deployment Pack Version 1.22 November 19, 2002
Insight Lights-Out – Firmware Version 1.20 mid-December Availability
ProLiant Clusters for NetWare November 19, 2002
hp Serviceguard for Linux ProLiant Cluster November 19, 2002
ProLiant Clusters HA/L100 LifeKeeper for Linux November 19, 2002
ProLiant Cluster HA/F500 for Enterprise Virtual Array November 19, 2002
ProLiant ML570 Generation 2 mid-December Availability
ProLiant ML310 November 19, 2002
hp ProLiant DL320 Generation 2 mid-December Availability
ProLiant DL360 Generation 3 mid-December Availability
ProLiant DL580 Generation 2 November 19, 2002
hp Modular Power Distribution Units November 19, 2002
146GB 10K U320 Universal Hard Disk Drive November 19, 2002
72GB 15K U320 Universal Hard Disk Drive November 19, 2002
ProLiant Essentials Foundation Pack -- SmartStart 6.1