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To change any ORCA default settings and override the auto-configuration process, press the F8 key when
By default, the auto-configuration process configures the system for the English language. To change any
default settings in the auto-configuration process (such as the settings for language, operating system, and
primary boot controller), execute RBSU by pressing the F9 key when prompted. After the settings are
selected, exit RBSU and allow the server to reboot automatically.
For more information, refer to the HP ROM-Based Setup Utility User Guide on the Documentation CD or
the HP websit
After the auto-configuration process completes, or after the server reboots upon exit from RBSU, the POST
sequence runs, and then the boot option screen is displayed. This screen is visible for several seconds
before the system attempts to boot from a diskette, CD, or hard drive. During this time, the menu on the
screen allows you to install an operating system or make changes to the server configuration in RBSU.
BIOS Serial Console
BIOS Serial Console allows you to configure the serial port to view POST error messages and run RBSU
remotely through a serial connection to the server COM port. The server that you are remotely configuring
does not require a keyboard and mouse.
For more information about BIOS Serial Console, refer to the BIOS Serial Console User Guide on the
Documentation CD or the HP websit
Configuring online spare memory
To configure online spare memory:
Install the required DIMMs.
Access RBSU by pressing the F9 key during power-up when the prompt is displayed in the upper
right corner of the screen.
Select System Options.
Select Advanced Memory Protection.
Select Online Spare with Advanced ECC Support.
Press the Enter key.
Press the Esc key to exit the current menu, or press the F10 key to exit RBSU.
For more information on online spare memory, refer to the white paper on the HP website
Array Configuration Utility
ACU is a browser-based utility with the following features:
Runs as a local application or remote service
Supports online array capacity expansion, logical drive extension, assignment of online spares, and
RAID or stripe size migration
Suggests the optimum configuration for an unconfigured system
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Completing the operating system installation
Before powering up the server and configuring the operating system software,
connect the server hardware as described in the server user guide. Do not install additional
hardware devices until after the software installation is complete.
If the system prompts you for an installation path for files to be copied during the
installation of additional hardware or software components, enter the path
for the original files. If the system prompts you for HP driver files, enter the
. Driver files are located in subdirectories in this path. To view the directory,
To successfully complete the software installation, TCP/IP services must be
installed and the server must be connected to an active network connection.
Power up the server.
At the HP Welcome screen, press the appropriate key to continue. The server software license screen
Read all software license agreements provided with the server, and press the appropriate key to
accept the HP license agreement.
Select the Typical or Custom disk space option. The Typical option sets the partition size to 8 GB,
and the Custom option enables you to set the partition size from at least 8 GB to the maximum disk
Follow the online prompts. Several status screens appear during the software installation, describing
For step-by-step installation procedures and helpful tips for setting up the server, see the Completing Setup
for Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2003 R2 guide.
The server requires a reboot at the end of the installation. Do not power down the
server at any time during the installation process. Any power interruption during the installation
process could prevent proper completion of the installation and prevent the operating system
You can view and print the EULA after the installation is completed by clicking Start
and selecting All Programs>Pre-Install Features>EULA.
During the installation of the operating system, caution messages concerning unsigned software drivers
might appear. The caution message states, 'Digital signature is not found,' when drivers are about to be