Performance, ease of use, reliability, and expansion capabilities were key considerations in the design of the server. These design features make it possible for you to customize the system hardware to meet your needs today and provide flexible expansion capabilities for the future.
UEFI-compliant server firmware
Lenovo ThinkSystem firmware is Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) compliant. UEFI replaces BIOS and defines a standard interface between the operating system, platform firmware, and external devices.
Lenovo ThinkSystem servers are capable of booting UEFI-compliant operating systems, BIOS-based operating systems, and BIOS-based adapters as well as UEFI-compliant adapters.NoteThe server does not support Disk Operating System (DOS).
Large system-memory capacityThe server supports error-correcting code unbuffered DIMM (ECC UDIMM) and non-error-correcting code unbuffered DIMM (non-ECC DIMM). For more information about the specific types and maximum amount of memory, see Specifications.NoteNon-ECC UDIMM is only supported in Chinese Mainland.
Large data-storage capacity and hot-swap capability
Some server models support a maximum of four drives.
Mobile access to Lenovo Service Information website
The server provides a QR code on the system service label, which is on the inside of the server cover, that you can scan the QR code with a mobile device and a QR code reader application to get quick access to the Lenovo Service web site for this server. The Lenovo Service Information web site provides additional information for parts installation and replacement videos, and error codes for server support.
Lenovo XClarity Provisioning Manager (optional)
Lenovo XClarity Provisioning Manager allows you to configure Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID), install compatible operating systems as well as associated device drivers, and run diagnostics. For more details, see the LXPM document version compatible with your server at Lenovo XClarity Provisioning Manager portal page.Important
Lenovo XClarity Provisioning Manager (LXPM) supported version varies by product. All versions of Lenovo XClarity Provisioning Manager are referred to as Lenovo XClarity Provisioning Manager and LXPM in this document, unless specified otherwise. To see the LXPM version supported by your server, go to Lenovo XClarity Provisioning Manager portal page.
The system has been verified to run even enterprise workload, 24/7.