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HP ProLiant DL740 Server - Overview

Product description

HP ProLinat DL740
The industry's first server with Hot-Plug RAID Memory, the ultra dense ProLiant DL740 provides the highest levels of intelligent fault resilience, dynamic scalability and powerful, 8-way SMP performance to support business critical Enterprise solutions.


Product features

  • (4) Intel Xeon Processors MP 1.5 GHz, 1 MB Integrated Level 3 cache

  • 4) Intel Xeon Processors MP 2.0 GHz, 1 MB Integrated Level 3 cache

  • (4) Intel Xeon Processors MP 2.0 GHz, 2 MB Integrated Level 3 cache

  • (4) Intel Xeon Processors MP 2.2 GHz, 2 MB Integrated Level 3 cache

  • (4) Intel Xeon Processors MP 2.5 GHz, 2 MB Integrated Level 3 cache

  • 4) Intel Xeon Processors MP 2.7 GHz, 2 MB Integrated Level 3 cache

  • (4) Intel Xeon Processors MP 2.8 GHz, 2 MB Integrated Level 3 cache

  • (4) Intel Xeon Processors MP 3.0 GHz, 4 MB Integrated Level 3 cache

8P capable (populated in groups of 4)
  • Minimum 2048 MB addressable protected 133 MHz ECC SDRAM DIMMs (2560 MB total) (1.5 GHz and 2.0 GHz/1M Models)

  • Minimum 4096 MB addressable protected 133 MHz ECC SDRAM DIMMs (5120 MB total) (2.0 GHz Models and above)

  • Maximum 64 GB PC133 SDRAM using 2 GB industry standard DIMMs (80 GB total)2
    • Single DIMM memory option kits (1x)

    • Innovative HP Hot-Plug RAID Memory Technology
      • Hot-Replace

      • Hot-Add

      • Hot-Upgrade

    • Diagnostic LEDs on front bezel indicate condition of individual DIMMs and memory cartridges

Network Controller
Two NC7781 PCI-X Gigabit NICs (embedded)
Expansion Slots
Six 64-bit/100 MHz PCI-X All Hot Plug PCI-X 3.3 Volt or universal cards
Storage Controller3
Integrated Smart Array 5i Controller, one internal channel, Ultra34
Diskette Drives
1.44 MB Floppy Drive
Hard Drives
CD/DVD-ROM (in the Universal Media Bay)
Integrated Slimline DVD-ROM Drive (8X/24X)5
Maximum Internal Storage
1.2 TB (4 x 300 GB Ultra320, 1" Drives, internal hot plug cage only)6
  • 1 x Serial

  • 1 x Pointing Device (Mouse)

  • 1 x Graphics

  • 1 x Keyboard

  • 1 x USB (rear only)

  • 1 x iLO Remote Management

  • 2 x Network RJ-45

Integrated ATI RAGE XL Video Controller with 8 MB SDRAM Video Memory
Form Factor
4U Rack Form Factor; Ships with sliding rack rails and cable management system
ProLiant Essentials Foundation Pack Software
Systems Insight Manager
HP Systems Insight Manager combines the strengths of HP Insight Manager 7, HP Toptools, and HP Servicecontrol Manager to deliver a single tool for managing ProLiant, Integrity, and HP 9000 systems running Windows, Linux, and HP-UX.
Insight Manager 7
Insight Manager 7 helps maximize system uptime and performance and reduces the cost of maintaining the IT infrastructure by providing proactive notification of problems before those problems result in costly downtime and reduced productivity. Insight Manager 7 is easy to set up and provides rapid access to detailed fault and performance information gathered by the Management Agents. One-click access to the Integrated Lights-Out or Remote Insight Lights Out Edition board allows systems administrators to take full graphical control of ProLiant servers in remote locations or lights-out data centers. Finally, Insight Manager 7 in concert with the Version Control Agents and Version Control Repository Manager enables systems administrators to version manage and update system software across groups of Compaq ProLiant servers.
SmartStart is a tool that simplifies server setup, providing a rapid way to deploy reliable and consistent server configurations. For more information, please visit the SmartStart Web site at the following URL: . SmartStart version supported (minimum): SmartStart 6.01.
Management Agents
The Management Agents form the foundation for HP’s Intelligent Manageability strategy. They provide direct, browser-based access to in-depth instrumentation built into HP servers, workstations, desktops, and portables, and send alerts to Insight Manager 7 and other enterprise management applications in case of subsystem or environmental failures. For additional information about the Management Agents and other management products from HP, please visit the management Web site at the following URL: .
ROMPaq, support software, and configuration utilities
The latest software, drivers, and firmware fully optimized and tested for your ProLiant server and options.
Survey Utility and diagnostics utilities
The most advanced configuration analysis, reporting and troubleshooting utilities used by HP.
Optional ProLiant Essentials Value Packs
Optional software offerings that selectively extend the functionality of an Adaptive Infrastructure to address specific business problems and needs:
  • Integrated Lights-Out Advanced Pack – Upgrades the Integrated Lights-Out processor to full virtual presence and control with graphical console and virtual media.

  • Workload Management Pack – Provides easier management of complex environments, improving overall server utilization and enabling Microsoft Windows 2000 customers for the first time to confidently deploy multiple applications on a single multiprocessor ProLiant Server.

  • Performance Management Pack – A performance management solution that identifies and explains hardware performance bottlenecks on ProLiant servers and attached options enabling users to better utilize the valuable resources.

  • Power-on password

  • Diskette drive control

  • Diskette boot control

  • Network server mode

  • Security provision

  • Parallel and serial interface control

  • Administrator's password

  • Disk configuration lock

  • Hot plug access security

Server Power Cords
Two Highline power cords ships standard
Power Supply7
Two Redundant Hot Plug 1100/800 Watt power supplies per system8 . Power supplies are load sharing and provide 1100 Watts of Redundant power for 220 volt input or 800 Watts of Redundant power for 110 volt input.
System Fans
Two Hot-Plug redundant fans ship standard. Two are maximum supported.
OS Support9
Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (Standard, Enterprise, and Datacenter)
LINUX (Red Hat, SuSE)
Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Edition
NOTE: 1 : All models come standard with all five memory cartridges populated and Hot Plug RAID Memory enabled. For details on how to run in a non-redundant mode (only the first four cartridges populated), please reference the ProLiant DL740 Setup and Installation Guide

2 : In standard Hot Plug RAID Memory mode, addressable memory refers to the portion of memory that is addressable by the OS. Total memory consists of addressable memory plus the redundant memory (stored in the dedicated parity memory cartridge).

3 : The Integrated Smart Array 5i Controller is embedded on the system board.

4 : Supports RAID 0, 1+0, and 5 across internal hard disk drives only

5 : Hot-pluggable and ejectable.

6 : Internal hot-plug cage only.

7 : To ensure redundancy of server power, HP requires that 200-240 VAC power be used for all deployments. This will ensure that both power supplies can support up to their maximum configurations, and remain in a redundant power supply state.

8 : A maximum of two power supplies are supported.

9 : Click here to access the OS Support Matrix for more complete and up-to-date listing of supported OSs and versions .


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