Complete these procedures to configure your system.
- Set the network connection for the BMC
You can use the ThinkSystem System Manager (TSM), a Web-based interface, to access the baseboard management controller (BMC) over your network. Before you access the BMC, you need to specify how the BMC will connect to the network.
- Firmware updates
Several options are available to update the firmware for the server.
- Configure the firmware
- Memory configuration
Memory performance depends on several variables, such as memory mode, memory speed, memory ranks, memory population and processor.
- 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.
- Deploy the operating system
Two methods are available for deploying 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.