Dell PowerEdge M630Owner's ManualRegulatory Model: HHBRegulatory Type: HHB005August 2020Rev. A02
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ContentsChapter 1: Dell PowerEdge M630 overview . 7Supported configurations for the PowerEdge M630 system. 7Front panel. 82.5-inch hard drive or SSD system.91.8-inch SSD system.10Diagnostic indicators. 10iDRAC Direct LED indicator codes.10Using USB diskette or USB DVD or CD drives. 11Hard drive or SSD indicator patterns. 12Locating service tag of your system. 12Chapter 2: Documentation resources. 13Chapter 3: Technical specifications. 16Chassis dimensions. 16Chassis weight. 17Processor specifications.17System battery specifications .17Memory specifications . 17RAID controllers.17PCIe mezzanine card slots.18Driver specification. 18Hard drives.18SSDs. 18Optical drive. 18Flash drive.18Ports and connectors specifications .18USB ports.18Internal Dual SD Module . 18Video specifications .19Environmental specifications . 19Particulate and gaseous contamination specifications . 20Expanded operating temperature . 21Expanded operating temperature restrictions. 21Chapter 4: Initial system setup and configuration.22Setting up your system. 22iDRAC configuration. 22Options to set up iDRAC IP address. 22Options to install the operating system. 23Methods to download firmware and drivers. 23Chapter 5: Pre-operating system management applications. 25Options to manage the pre-operating system applications. 25Contents3
System Setup. 25Viewing System Setup. 26System Setup details. 26System BIOS.26iDRAC Settings utility. 49Device Settings. 49Dell Lifecycle Controller.50Embedded systems management.50Boot Manager. 50Viewing Boot Manager.50Boot Manager main menu. 51PXE boot. 51Chapter 6: Installing and removing blade components. 52Safety instructions.52Before working inside your system. 52After working inside your system. 53Recommended tools. 53Removing and installing a blade.53Removing the blade. 53Installing a blade. 55System cover. 56Removing the system cover. 56Installing the system cover.57Inside the blade.58Cooling shroud. 58Removing the cooling shroud. 58Installing the cooling shroud. 59Processor blank and DIMM blank.60Removing a processor or DIMM blank. 60Installing a processor or DIMM blank. 61System memory. 62General memory module installation guidelines.64Mode-specific guidelines. 64Sample memory configurations.65Removing memory modules. 67Installing memory modules. 68I/O module mezzanine cards.69Mezzanine card installation guidelines. 69Removing the mezzanine card. 70Installing the mezzanine card. 71Internal dual SD module (optional).72Replacing an SD card.72Internal USB key. 74Removing the optional IDSDM card.75Installing the optional IDSDM card. 76rSPI card (optional).78Removing the optional rSPI card. 78Installing the optional rSPI card. 79SD vFlash card. 804Contents
Replacing the SD vFlash card.80Network Daughter Card. 82Removing the Network Daughter Card.82Installing the Network Daughter Card.84Processors. 85Removing a heat sink. 86Removing a processor. 87Installing a processor. 90Installing a heat sink. 91Hard drives or SSDs. 93Hard drive or SSD bay numbering. 93Hard drive or SSD installation guidelines. 93Removing a hard drive or SSD. 94Installing a hard drive or SSD. 95Removing a hard drive or SSD blank. 97Installing a hard drive or SSD blank. 98Shutdown procedure for servicing a hard drive or SSD. 99Configuring the boot drive. 99Removing a 2.5-inch hard drive or SSD from a 2.5-inch hard drive or SSD carrier. 99Installing a 2.5-inch hard drive or SSD in a 2.5-inch hard-drive or SSD carrier.101Removing a 1.8-inch SSD from a 1.8-inch SSD carrier . 102Installing a 1.8-inch SSD in a 1.8-inch SSD carrier. 102Removing the hard drive or SSD cage. 103Installing the hard drive or SSD cage.104Hard drive or SSD backplane.106Removing the hard drive or SSD backplane.106Installing the hard drive or SSD backplane. 107System board.109Removing the system board. 110Installing the system board.112Trusted Platform Module. 115Installing the Trusted Platform Module.115Initializing the TPM for BitLocker users.116Initializing the TPM for TXT users.116System battery.117Replacing the NVRAM backup battery.117Storage controller card or PCIe extender card.119Removing the PCIe extender or storage controller card. 119Installing the PCIe extender or storage controller card. 121Chapter 7: Using system diagnostics.123Dell Embedded System Diagnostics. 123Running the Embedded System Diagnostics.123Running embedded system diagnostics from an external media. 123System diagnostics controls. 124Chapter 8: Jumpers and connectors .125System board jumper settings.125System board connectors.126Contents5
Disabling a forgotten password.127Chapter 9: Troubleshooting your system.128Troubleshooting system memory.128Troubleshooting hard drives.129Troubleshooting USB devices.130Troubleshooting Solid State Drives. 130Troubleshooting an Internal SD Card.131Troubleshooting Processors. 131Troubleshooting the system board.132Troubleshooting the NVRAM backup battery.132Chapter 10: Getting help. 134Contacting Dell EMC.134Accessing system information by using QRL. 134Quick Resource Locator for M630. 1356Contents
1Dell PowerEdge M630 overviewThe Dell PowerEdge M630 is a half-height blade supported on the PowerEdge M1000e and PowerEdge VRTX enclosure andsupport up to: One or two Intel Xeon E5-2600 v3 or E5-2600 v4 processors24 DIMMsSingle processor: Up to two 2.5-inch hard drivesSingle processor: Up to four 1.8-inch SSDsDual processor: Up to two 2.5-inch hard drivesDual processor: Up to four 1.8-inch SSDsTopics: Supported configurations for the PowerEdge M630 systemFront panelDiagnostic indicatorsLocating service tag of your systemSupported configurations for the PowerEdge M630systemThe Dell PowerEdge M630 system supports the following configurations:Dell PowerEdge M630 overview7
Figure 1. M630 configuration overviewFront panelThe features on the front panel include USB management port, iDRAC Direct LED indicator, sled handle and status indicator.8Dell PowerEdge M630 overview
2.5-inch hard drive or SSD systemFigure 2. Front panel features — 2.5-inch hard drive or SSD system220.127.116.11.Hard drives or SSDsUSB 2.0 or iDRAC managed USB portStatus indicatorblade handle2. USB 3.0 port4. Management indicator6. blade power-on indicator, power buttonTable 1. Front panel features — 2.5-inch hard drive or SSDs systemItemIndicator, Button, orConnectorIconDescription1Hard drives or SSDs2USB 3.0 portA USB device to be connected to the system.3USB 2.0 or iDRAC managedUSB portThe USB management port can function as aregular USB port or provide access to the iDRACfeatures. For more information, see the DellIntegrated Dell Remote Access Controller User'sGuide at Dell.com/idracmanuals.4Management indicatorThe indicator turns on when iDRAC controls theUSB port for management functions.5Status indicatorProvides information about the status of thesystem.6blade power-on indicator,power buttonThe power indicator turns on when the bladepower is on. The power button controls the powersupply output to the system.7blade handleUsed to slide the blade out of the enclosure.2.5-inch harddrive systemTwo 2.5-inch hot-swap SASor SATA or PCIe SSDs orSAS or SATA hard drives.Dell PowerEdge M630 overview9
1.8-inch SSD systemFigure 3. Front panel features — 1.8-inch SSD system18.104.22.168.Hard drives or SSDsUSB 2.0 or iDRAC managed USB portStatus indicatorblade handle2. USB 3.0 port4. Management indicator6. blade power-on indicator, power buttonTable 2. Front panel features — 1.8-inch SSD systemItemIndicator, Button, orConnectorIconDescription1Hard drives or SSDs2USB 3.0 portA USB device to be connected to the system.3USB 2.0 or iDRAC managedUSB portThe USB management port can function as aregular USB port or provide access to the iDRACfeatures. For more information, see the DellIntegrated Dell Remote Access Controller User'sGuide at Dell.com/idracmanuals.4Management indicatorThe indicator turns on when iDRAC controls theUSB port for management functions.5Status indicatorProvides information about the status of thesystem.6blade power-on indicator,power buttonThe power indicator turns on when the bladepower is on. The power button controls the powersupply output to the system.7blade handleUsed to slide the blade out of the enclosure.1.8-inch SSDsystemDiagnostic indicatorsThe diagnostic indicators on the system indicate operation and error status.iDRAC Direct LED indicator codesNOTE: The iDRAC Direct LED indicator does not turn on for the USB mode.10Dell PowerEdge M630 overviewFour 1.8-inch hot-swapSATA SSDs.
Figure 4. iDRAC Direct LED indicator1. iDRAC Direct status indicatorTable 3. iDRAC Direct LED indicatorsConventioniDRAC Direct LEDindicator patternConditionAGreenTurns green for a minimum of two seconds at the starting and end of a file transfer.BFlashing greenIndicates file transfer or any operation tasks.CGreen and turns offIndicates that the file transfer is complete.DNot litIndicates that the USB is ready to be removed or that a task is complete.The following table describes iDRAC Direct activity when configuring iDRAC Direct by using your laptop and cable (LaptopConnect).Table 4. iDRAC Direct LED indicator patternsiDRAC Direct LEDindicator patternConditionSolid green for twosecondsIndicates that the laptop is connected.Flashing green (on fortwo seconds and off fortwo seconds)Indicates that the laptop connected is recognized.Turns offIndicates that the laptop is unplugged.Using USB diskette or USB DVD or CD drivesThe blade has USB ports on the front which allows you to connect a USB diskette drive, USB flash drive, USB DVD or CD drive,keyboard, or mouse device. The USB drives can be used to configure the blade.To designate the USB diskette drive as the boot drive:22.214.171.124.Connect the USB driveRestart the systemEnter System SetupSet the drive as first in the boot sequenceThe USB device is displayed in the Boot Order Setup screen only if it is attached to the system before you run the SystemSetup. You can also select the boot device by pressing F11 during system start-up and selecting a boot device for the currentboot sequence.Dell PowerEdge M630 overview11
Hard drive or SSD indicator patternsThe hard drive or SSD (Solid-State Drives) indicators display different patterns as drive events occur in the system.NOTE: The
Using USB diskette or USB DVD or CD drives The blade has USB ports on the front which allows you to connect a USB diskette drive, USB flash drive, USB DVD or CD drive, keyboard, or mouse device. The USB drives can be used to configure the blade. To designate the USB diskette drive as the boot drive: 1. Connect the USB drive 2. Restart the system 3.