Rear view of the system

Figure 1. Rear view of the system
Back view of the system with redundant PSU
Table 1. Rear view of the systemItem 1 is the PCIe expansion card slot(s), enables you to connect to PCI Express expansion cards. Item 2 is the hard drive, enables you to install drives that are supported in your system. Item 3 is the power supply unit, supplies power to the components of the system. Item 4 is the NIC port, integrated on the network daughter card (NDC) provides network connectivity. Item 5 is the USB 3.0 port, enables you to connect USB devices to the system. Item 6 is the video port, enables you to connect a display device to the system. Item 7 is the serial port, enables you to connect serial device to the system. Item 8 is the iDRAC 9 Enterprise port, enables you to remotely access iDRAC. Item 9 is the CMA power port, enables you to connect to cable management arm LED. Item 10 is the System identification button, helps in identifying the system in a rack.
Item Ports, panels, or slots Icon Description
1 Serial port serial connector icon Enables you to connect a serial device to the system. For more information, see the Technical Specifications section.
2 iDRAC dedicated port iDRAC icon

Enables you to remotely access iDRAC. For more information, see the iDRAC User’s Guide at www.dell.com/poweredgemanuals.

3 Ethernet ports (2) Ethernet connector icon

The Ethernet ports that are integrated on the system board provide network connectivity. These NIC ports can also be shared with iDRAC when iDRAC network settings is set to shared mode. For more information about the supported configurations, see the Technical Specifications section.

4 PCIe expansion card riser 1A (slot 2) N/A

The expansion card riser enables you to connect PCI Express expansion cards. For more information on the expansion cards that are supported on your system, see Technical Specifications section.

5 PCIe expansion card riser 2 (slot 3) N/A

The expansion card riser enables you to connect PCI Express expansion cards. For more information on the expansion cards that are supported on your system, see Technical Specifications section.

6 Power supply unit (PSU 1) N/A For more information about the PSU configurations, see the Technical Specifications section.
7 Power supply unit (PSU 2) N/A For more information about the PSU configurations, see the Technical Specifications section.
8 LOM Riser Ethernet port (2) (Optional) N/A The NIC ports that are integrated on the LAN on Motherboard (LOM) riser provide network connectivity. For more information about the supported configurations, see theTechnical Specifications section.
9 USB 3.0 port (2) USB 3.0 connector icon These USB ports support USB 3.0.
10 VGA port video connector icon Enables you to connect a display device to the system. For more information, see the Technical Specifications section.
11 System status indicator cable port N/A Enables you to connect the status indicator cable and view system status when the CMA is installed.
12 System identification button System identification icon Press the system ID button:
  • To locate a particular system within a rack.
  • To turn the system ID on or off.
To reset iDRAC, press and hold the button for 16 seconds.
NOTE:
  • To reset iDRAC using system ID, ensure that the system ID button is enabled in the iDRAC setup.
  • If the system stops responding during POST, press and hold the system ID button (for more than five seconds) to enter the BIOS progress mode.

For more information about the ports and connectors, see the Technical Specifications section.