Complete these procedures to configure your system.
- Set the network connection for the Lenovo XClarity Controller
Before you can access the Lenovo XClarity Controller over your network, you need to specify how Lenovo XClarity Controller will connect to the network. Depending on how the network connection is implemented, you might need to specify a static IP address as well.
- Set front USB port for Lenovo XClarity Controller connection
Before you can access the Lenovo XClarity Controller through the front USB port, you need to configure the USB port for Lenovo XClarity Controller connection.
- Update the firmware
Several options are available to update the firmware for the server.
- Configure the firmware
Several options are available to install and set up the firmware for the server.
- Memory module configuration
Memory performance depends on several variables, such as memory mode, memory speed, memory ranks, memory population and processor.
- Enable Software Guard Extensions (SGX)
Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX) operates under the assumption that the security perimeter includes only the internals of the CPU package, and leaves the DRAM untrusted.
- RAID configuration
Using a Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID) to store data remains one of the most common and cost-efficient methods to increase server's storage performance, availability, and capacity.
- PSU configuration
Refer to the following section for more information on the PSU configurations.
- Deploy the operating system
Several options are available to deploy an operating system on the server.
- Back up the server configuration
After setting up the server or making changes to the configuration, it is a good practice to make a complete backup of the server configuration.