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Lenovo ThinkEdge SE450 Edge ServerProduct Guide

Abstract

The ThinkEdge SE450 is a single-socket server with a 2U height and short depth case, making it suitable for deployment in shallow cabinets. It can be mounted on a wall, stacked on a shelf or mounted in a rack. The SE450 puts increased processing power, storage and network closer to where data is generated, allowing actions resulting from the analysis of that data to take place more quickly.

This product guide provides essential pre-sales information to understand the ThinkEdge SE450 edge server, its key features and specifications, components and options, and configuration guidelines. This guide is intended for technical specialists, sales specialists, sales engineers, IT architects, and other IT professionals who want to learn more about the SE450 and consider its use in IT solutions.

Change History

Changes in the May 5, 2022 update:

  • Added a note that the 1000mm rail kit can only be included in CTO orders provided that the server is shipped in a rack cabinet from the factory - Rack installation section

Introduction

The Lenovo ThinkEdge SE450 is a single-socket server, with a 2U height and short depth case that can go almost anywhere. It can be mounted on a wall, placed on the floor like a tower server, or mounted in a rack. This rugged edge server can handle continuous operating temperatures from 5°C and 45°C; and some configurations are designed to meet NEBS Level-3 and ETSI requirements for 96 hours operating excursions from -5°C and 55°C as well as tolerance to locations with high-dust and vibration.

The ThinkEdge SE450 is based on the 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processor and is designed to virtualize traditional IT applications as well as new transformative AI systems, providing the processing power, storage, accelerator, and networking technologies required for today’s edge workloads. Lenovo’s innovation makes the ThinkEdge SE450 one of the most powerful, yet quiet servers on the market, allowing it to be deployed next to end users without disturbing the workplace.

Lenovo ThinkEdge SE450
Figure 1. Lenovo ThinkEdge SE450

Did you know?

Customers with remote locations have had to make a choice between underpowered IOT gateways and PCs, or overpowered and non-rugged data center servers. With the SE450, now they have an option: a compact edge server designed specifically to meet the needs of remote locations with the processing power to run AI workloads.

Key features

The ThinkEdge SE450 is a purpose-built server that is significantly shorter than a traditional server, making it ideal for deployment in tight spaces. It can be mounted on a wall, placed vertically in a floor stand, or mounted in a rack.

The ThinkEdge SE450 puts increased processing power, storage and network closer to where data is generated, allowing actions resulting from the analysis of that data to take place more quickly. The server is designed for Wi-Fi connectivity and support is planned later in 2022.

Since these edge servers are typically deployed outside of secure data centers, they include technology that encrypts the data stored on the device if it is tampered with, only enabling authorized users to access it.

Scalability and performance

The SE450 offers numerous features to boost performance, improve scalability and reduce costs: 

  • Support a single processor from the powerful Intel Xeon Scalable "Ice Lake" processor family.
    • Up to 36 cores
    • Core speeds of up to 3.0 GHz
    • TDP ratings of up to 205W
  • Support for up to 8 TruDDR4 memory DIMMs an up to 1 TB of memory using 128 GB DIMMs
  • DIMMs operate at up to 3200 MHz means you have the fastest available memory subsystem
  • Supports the new Intel Optane Persistent Memory 200 Series for advanced in-memory database applications, dense-virtualization; up to 4 PMem Modules can be installed in conjunction with regular system memory.
  • Supports up to four single-width GPUs or two double-wide GPUs, for substantial processing power in an edge system.
  • Supports up to four Intel ACC100 or N3000 Accelerator adapters to maximize the performance Network Function Virtualization (NFV) applications.
  • Offers a choice of internal drive SSD bays supporting SATA or NVMe drives, or hot-swap front-accessible drive bays supporting SATA or NVMe drives. Support for SAS drives are planned.
  • Supports M.2 drives for convenient operating system boot functions. Available M.2 adapters support either one M.2 drive or two M.2 drives in a RAID 1 configuration for performance and reliability.
  • Supports 4x NVMe drives without oversubscription of PCIe lanes (1:1 connectivity). The use of NVMe drives maximizes drive I/O performance, in terms of throughput and latency.
  • The server offers up to four PCIe 4.0 slots plus a slot dedicated to the OCP adapter.
  • Support for up to four network adapters, up to 100 Gb Ethernet or HDR100 InfiniBand, for high-speed networking to back-end servers.

Availability and serviceability

The SE450 provides many features to simplify serviceability and increase system uptime:

  • The server offers Single Device Data Correction (SDDC, also known as Chipkill), Adaptive Double-Device Data Correction (ADDDC, also known as Redundant Bit Steering or RBS), and memory mirroring for redundancy in the event of a non-correctable memory failure.
  • The server offers hot-swap drives, supporting software RAID redundancy for data protection and greater system uptime.
  • Available M.2 RAID Boot Adapters support RAID-1 which can enable two M.2 drives to be configured as a redundant pair.
  • The server has up to two hot-swap redundant power supplies and up to six simple-swap N+1 redundant fans to provide availability for business-critical applications.
  • Solid-state drives (SSDs) offer more reliability and performance than traditional mechanical HDDs for greater uptime.
  • Proactive Platform Alerts (including PFA and SMART alerts): Processors, voltage regulators, memory, internal storage (HDDs and SSDs, M.2 storage), fans, power supplies, RAID controllers, server ambient and subcomponent temperatures. Alerts can be surfaced through the XClarity Controller to managers such as Lenovo XClarity Administrator, VMware vCenter, and Microsoft System Center. These proactive alerts let you take appropriate actions in advance of possible failure, thereby increasing server uptime and application availability.
  • The built-in XClarity Controller continuously monitors system parameters, triggers alerts, and performs recovery actions in case of failures to minimize downtime.
  • Built-in diagnostics in UEFI, using Lenovo XClarity Provisioning Manager, speed up troubleshooting tasks to reduce service time.
  • Lenovo XClarity Provisioning Manager supports diagnostics and can save service data to a USB key drive or remote CIFS share folder for troubleshooting and reduce service time.
  • Auto restart in the event of a momentary loss of AC power (based on power policy setting in the XClarity Controller service processor)
  • Offers a diagnostics port on the front of the server to allow you to attach an external diagnostics handset for enhanced systems management capabilities.
  • Support for the XClarity Administrator Mobile app running on a supported smartphone or tablet and connected to the server through the service-enabled USB port, enables additional local systems management functions.
  • Three-year or one-year customer-replaceable unit and onsite limited warranty (varies by geography), 9 x 5 next business day. Optional service upgrades are available.

Manageability and security

Systems management features simplify local and remote management of the SE450:

  • The server includes an XClarity Controller (XCC) to monitor server availability. Optional upgrade to XCC Advanced to provide remote control (keyboard video mouse) functions. Optional upgrade to XCC Enterprise enables the additional support for the mounting of remote media files (ISO and IMG image files), boot capture, and power capping.
  • Lenovo XClarity Administrator offers comprehensive hardware management tools that help to increase uptime, reduce costs and improve productivity through advanced server management capabilities.
  • UEFI-based Lenovo XClarity Provisioning Manager, accessible from F1 during boot, provides system inventory information, graphical UEFI Setup, platform update function, RAID Setup wizard, operating system installation function, and diagnostic functions.
  • Support for Lenovo XClarity Energy Manager, which captures real-time power and temperature data from the server and provides automated controls to lower energy costs.
  • An integrated industry-standard Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) enables improved setup, configuration, and updates, and simplifies error handling.
  • Support for industry standard management protocols, IPMI 2.0, SNMP 3.0, Redfish REST API, serial console via IPMI
  • An integrated hardware Trusted Platform Module (TPM) supporting TPM 2.0 enables advanced cryptographic functionality, such as digital signatures and remote attestation.
  • Administrator and power-on passwords help protect from unauthorized access to the server.
  • Supports Secure Boot to ensure only a digitally signed operating system can be used. Supported with HDDs and SSDs, as well as M.2 drives.
  • Industry-standard Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) NI support for faster, stronger encryption.
  • Intel Execute Disable Bit functionality can prevent certain classes of malicious buffer overflow attacks when combined with a supported operating system.
  • Intel Trusted Execution Technology provides enhanced security through hardware-based resistance to malicious software attacks, allowing an application to run in its own isolated space, protected from all other software running on a system.
  • Additional physical security features are an available chassis intrusion switch and available lockable front bezel and top cover.

Energy efficiency

The SE450 offers the following energy-efficiency features to save energy, reduce operational costs, and increase energy availability:

  • Energy-efficient system board components help lower operational costs.
  • High-efficiency power supplies with 80 PLUS Platinum and Titanium certifications
  • Solid-state drives (SSDs) consume as much as 80% less power than traditional spinning 2.5-inch HDDs.
  • Optional Lenovo XClarity Energy Manager provides advanced data center power notification, analysis, and policy-based management to help achieve lower heat output and reduced cooling needs.

Components and connectors

The following figure shows the front view of the ThinkEdge SE450 server.

Front view of the ThinkEdge SE450
Figure 2. Front view of the ThinkEdge SE450

The following figure shows the rear of the SE450 server.

Rear view of the ThinkEdge SE450
Figure 3. Rear view of the ThinkEdge SE450

The SE450 optionally supports a security bezel which helps restrict physical access to the front of the server while still allowing cables to be properly routed through side panels. The bezel also duplicates the system LEDs that would otherwise be covered up by the bezel. The following figure shows the server with the security bezel attached.

View of the ThinkEdge SE450 with security bezel attached
Figure 4. View of the ThinkEdge SE450 with security bezel attached

The following figure shows the locations of key components inside the server. The two riser cards and various brackets have been removed to show the components on the system board.

Internal view of the Lenovo ThinkEdge SE450
Figure 5. Internal view of the ThinkEdge SE450

System architecture

The following figure shows the architectural block diagram of the SE450 system, showing the major components and connections.

The processor offers 64 PCIe G4 lanes to devices and the SE450 presents those as a combination of PCIe slots, an OCP slot, and NVMe drives. As shown in the figure, PCIe lanes to slots 3 and 6 can instead be configured to be used with the OCP slot and/or NVMe drive connections. The specific combinations supported are listed in the Configurations section.

Tip: The wrench icons show where the local and remote management functions are enabled

SE450 system board - architectural block diagram
Figure 6. SE450 architectural block diagram

Standard specifications

The following table lists the standard specifications of the SE450.

Table 1. Standard specifications
Components Specification
Machine types 7D8T - 3 year warranty
Form factor 2U rack server, 300mm or 360mm depth
Processor 1x 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processor (formerly codenamed "Ice Lake"). Supports Silver, Gold and Platinum processors up to 36 cores, core speeds of up to 3.0 GHz, and TDP ratings of up to 205W.
Accelerators Supports up to 4x Intel ACC100 or Intel N3000 Accelerating NFV adapters
Memory

10 DIMM slots, supporting the following combinations:

  • 1, 2, 4, 6 or 8x RDIMMs (no Persistent Memory modules)
  • 6x RDIMMs and 1x Persistent Memory module
  • 8x RDIMMs and 1x Persistent Memory module
  • 4x RDIMMs and 4x Persistent Memory modules

The  processor has 8 memory channels with 1 RDIMM per channel. In configurations with  8x RDIMMs + 1 PMem, the PMem is installed as a 2nd module on one of the channels. Lenovo TruDDR4 RDIMMs and 3DS RDIMMs are supported. DIMMs operate at up to 3200 MHz.

Persistent memory Supports up to 4x Intel Optane Persistent Memory 200 Series modules installed in the DIMM slots. Persistent memory (PMem) is installed in combination with system memory DIMMs.
Memory maximum With RDIMMs only: Up to 1TB with 8x 128GB 3DS RDIMMs
With PMem: Up to 1.5TB with 4x 128GB 3DS RDIMMs + 4x 256GB PMem modules
Memory protection ECC, SDDC (for x4-based memory DIMMs), ADDDC (for x4-based memory DIMMs, requires Platinum or Gold processors), and memory mirroring.
Drive bays
  • Up to 4x internal SSD drive bays supporting non-hot-swap trayless NVMe or SATA SSD drives
  • Up to 2x 2.5-inch hot-swap drive bays, front accessible, supporting SATA SSD drives (mutually exclusive with slots 3 and 4 in Riser 2)
  • Up to 2x M.2 drives for boot functions, supporting SATA drives
Maximum data storage
  • 2.5-inch hot-swap drives:
    • 15.36TB using 2x 7.68TB 2.5-inch SATA SSDs
  • 7mm internal (trayless) drives:
    • 30.72TB using 4x 7.68TB 7mm SATA SSDs
    • 15.36TB using 4x 3.84TB 7mm NVMe SSDs
  • 15mm internal (trayless) drives:
    • 7.68TB using 2x 3.84TB 15mm NVMe SSDs
Storage controller
  • 4x Onboard SATA ports (Intel VROC SATA RAID, formerly known as Intel RSTe RAID)
  • Up to 4x Onboard NVMe ports (includes Intel VROC NVMe RAID, with optional license for non-Intel NVMe SSDs)
  • RAID adapters and HBAs currently not supported
Optical drive bays No internal optical drive. Supports external DVD-RW.
Tape drive bays No support
Network interfaces

Dedicated OCP 3.0 SFF slot with PCIe 4.0 x16 host interface (not available in all configurations based on PCIe lane availability). OCP slot supports a variety of 2-port and 4-port adapters with 1GbE, 10GbE or 25GbE network connectivity. One port can optionally be shared with the XClarity Controller (XCC) management processor for Wake-on-LAN and NC-SI support.

Additional network adapters supported in the PCIe slots.

Planned support: Optional Wi-Fi with integrated Embedded Network Module (ENM) adapter in dedicated slot with external antennas. Supports IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax WLAN (M.2 2230 module).

PCI Expansion slots Up to 4x PCIe 4.0 slots, x16 or x8, depending on the configuration selected. 300mm chassis supports half-length (FHHL) adapters, 360mm chassis supports full-length (FHFL) adapters.
GPU support Supports up to 4x single-wide GPUs or up to 2x double-wide GPUs
Ports Front: 2x USB 3.2 G1 (5 Gb/s) ports, VGA port, USB 2.0 port for XCC local management only (not visible to the operating system), dedicated RJ-45 1GbE remote systems management port, External diagnostics port for local systems management, NMI pinhole
Cooling 6x simple-swap 60 mm dual-rotor fans (all standard), N+1 redundant in most configurations.
Power supply

Up to two hot-swap redundant power supplies

  • 1100W Platinum AC power supply
  • 1800W Platinum AC power supply
  • 1100W -48V DC power supply

Note: Power supplies are front-mounted so fan rotation is reversed compared to other ThinkSystem servers.

Video G200 graphics with 16 MB memory with 2D hardware accelerator, integrated into the XClarity Controller. Maximum resolution is 1920x1200 32bpp at 60Hz.
Hot-swap parts Drives (in hot-swap trays), power supplies
Systems management

Operator panel with status LEDs on the front of the server. Duplicate status LEDs on the top of the server. Optional External Diagnostics Handset with LCD display. XClarity Controller (XCC) embedded management based on ASPEED AST2600 management processor, XClarity Administrator centralized infrastructure delivery, XClarity Integrator plugins, and XClarity Energy Manager centralized server power management. Optional XClarity Controller Advanced and Enterprise to enable remote control functions.

ThinkShield Edge Mobile Management mobile app and XClarity Mobile app for local onsite SE450 server management.

Security features ThinkShield Key Vault Portal web site for security management. Trusted Platform Module, supporting TPM 2.0. Lockable top cover, optional front locking security bezel with duplicate status LEDs, intrusion detection, self-encrypting drive (SED) support, power-on password, administrator's password.
Operating systems supported Microsoft Windows Server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, VMware ESXi. See the Operating system support section for specifics.
Mounting options Horizontal or vertical orientation. Floor mount (vertical), wall mount, or 2U short-depth rack mount. Available locking security bezel with dust filter.
Limited warranty Three-year customer-replaceable unit and onsite limited warranty with 9x5 next business day (NBD).
Service and support Optional service upgrades are available through Lenovo Services: 4-hour or 2-hour response time, 6-hour fix time, 1-year or 2-year warranty extension, software support for Lenovo hardware and some third-party applications.
Dimensions 300mm chassis: Width: 445 mm (17.5 in.), height: 87 mm (3.4 in.), depth: 323 mm (12.7 in.)
360mm chassis: Width: 445 mm (17.5 in.), height: 87 mm (3.4 in.), depth: 383 mm (15.1 in.)
See Physical and electrical specifications for details.
Volume 300mm chassis: 11.6 liters
360mm chassis: 13.9 liters
Weight 300mm chassis: 14.8 kg (32.7 lb)
360mm chassis: 17.4 kg (38.4 lb)

Models

ThinkEdge SE450 models can be configured by using the Lenovo Data Center Solution Configurator (DCSC).

Configure-to-order (CTO) models are used to create models with factory-integrated server customizations. For CTO models, two base CTO models are available for the SE450 as listed in the following table, CTO1WW and CTOLWW:

  • The CTO1WW base CTO model is for general business and is selectable by choosing General Purpose mode in DCSC.
  • The CTOLWW base model is intended for High Performance Computing (HPC) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) configurations and solutions, including configurations for Lenovo Scalable Infrastructure (LeSI), and is enabled using either the HPC & AI LeSI Solutions mode or HPC & AI Hardware mode in DCSC. CTOLWW configurations can also be built using System x and Cluster Solutions Configurator (x-config).

Preconfigured server models may also be available for the SE450, however these are region-specific; that is, each region may define their own server models, and not all server models are available in every region.

The following table lists the base CTO models of the ThinkEdge SE450 server.

Table 2. Base CTO models
Description Machine Type/Model
General purpose
Machine Type/Model
for HPC and AI
ThinkEdge SE450 - 3 year Warranty 7D8TCTO1WW 7D8TCTOLWW

Models of the SE450 are defined based on the depth of the chassis:

  • 300mm depth chassis - supports half-length adapters only
  • 360mm depth chassis - supports full-length adapters or half-length adapters

The feature codes for these chassis choices are as listed in the following table.

Table 3. Chassis base feature codes
Feature code Description
BMHB ThinkEdge SE450 Edge Server Chassis, 300mm
BMHC ThinkEdge SE450 Edge Server Chassis, 360mm

Configurations

As shown in the System architecture section, PCIe lanes to slots 3 and 6 can instead be configured to be used with the OCP slot and/or NVMe drive connections. In addition, hot-swap drive bays are mutually exclusive with Riser 2 (slots 3 and 4). As a result, only certain combinations of slots, drive bays and drive types are supported.

The following table lists the supported combinations of server.

SAS drive support is planned: The SE450 is designed to support a RAID adapter or SAS HBA for the internal drives as listed in the table, however, that support is currently not available.

Serial port support: The serial port (COM port) installs in Slot 6 and is supported in any of the configurations listed that doesn't have Slot 6 enabled. The only exception to this is 360mm chassis configurations that have a double-wide GPU installed in Slot 5, since the GPU will also occupy Slot 6. For more information, see the Serial port section.

Table 4. Configurations
Config Riser 1 Riser 2 OCP NVMe drives Hot-swap drive bays Internal (non-hot-swap) drive bays DW FL GPU Description
Slot 5 Slot 6 Slot 3 Slot 4
Configurations using the 300mm chassis
1 x16 x8 x8 x16 x16 None No support 2x 15mm or 4x 7mm SAS/SATA No support Standard config - 4x slots + OCP
2 x16 x16 x16 x16 No support None No support 2x 15mm or 4x 7mm SAS/SATA No support Support for 4x PCI x16 slots
3 x16 No support No support x16 x16 4x NVMe No support 2x 15mm or 4x 7mm NVMe No support Support for 4x 7mm internal NVMe drives
4 x16 x16 x8 x16 No support 2x NVMe No support 2x 15mm NVMe No support Support for 2x 15mm internal NVMe drives
5 x16 No support No support No support x16 2x NVMe 2x AnyBay 2x 15mm NVMe or 2x 15mm / 4x 7mm SATA No support Support for hot-swap drives using onboard controllers
6 x16 x16 No support No support No support 2x NVMe 2x AnyBay 2x 15mm NVMe or 2x 15mm / 4x 7mm SAS/SATA No support Support for hot-swap drives using an HBA or RAID adapter
Configurations using the 360mm chassis
1 x16 No support No support x16 x16 4x NVMe No support 4x 7mm NVMe/SATA or 2x 15mm NVMe/SATA 2 GPU-rich config
2 x16 No support No support No support x16 2x NVMe 2x AnyBay 2x 15mm NVMe or 2x 15mm / 4x 7mm SATA 1 GPU + hot-swap drives (onboard controllers)
3 x16 x16 x8 x16 No support 2x NVMe No support 2x 15mm NVMe or 2x 15mm / 4x 7mm SATA 1 GPU-ready config with 4x PCIe slots

Processors

The SE450 supports a single processor in the 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processor family (formerly codenamed "Ice Lake").

In this section:

Processor options

The table below lists the processors that are supported.

Some processors include a suffix letter in the processor model number:

  • M: Media Processing optimized
  • N: NFV optimized
  • P: High frequency-optimized for IaaS virtualization customers
  • Q: Optimized for liquid cooling
  • S: Large (512GB) SGX Enclave size
  • T: High Tcase
  • U: Single socket
  • V: High density/low power-optimized for SaaS virtualization customers
  • Y: Speed Select
Table 5. Processor options
Feature
code
Description Maximum
quantity
BB34 Intel Xeon Silver 4310T 10C 105W 2.3GHz Processor 1
BB2Z Intel Xeon Silver 4314 16C 135W 2.4GHz Processor 1
BB39 Intel Xeon Silver 4316 20C 150W 2.3GHz Processor 1
BB30 Intel Xeon Gold 5317 12C 150W 3.0GHz Processor 1
BB3E Intel Xeon Gold 5318N 24C 150W 2.1GHz Processor 1
BB2Y Intel Xeon Gold 5320T 20C 150W 2.3GHz Processor 1
BB4E Intel Xeon Gold 6326 16C 185W 2.9GHz Processor 1
BB3H Intel Xeon Gold 6330 28C 205W 2.0GHz Processor 1
BB3N Intel Xeon Gold 6330N 28C 165W 2.2GHz Processor 1
BB3S Intel Xeon Gold 6336Y 24C 185W 2.4GHz Processor 1
BB31 Intel Xeon Gold 6338N 32C 185W 2.2GHz Processor 1
BB33 Intel Xeon Gold 6338T 24C 165W 2.1GHz Processor 1
BB2U Intel Xeon Gold 6354 18C 205W 3.0GHz Processor 1
BB2S Intel Xeon Platinum 8352V 36C 195W 2.1GHz Processor 1
BB2V Intel Xeon Platinum 8352Y 32C 205W 2.2GHz Processor 1

Processor features

Supported processors have the following features:

  • Third-generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors (formerly codenamed "Ice Lake")
  • 10 nm process technology
  • 8x DDR4 memory channels
  • 64x PCIe 4.0 I/O lanes available for PCIe and NVMe devices
  • 1.25 MB L2 cache per core
  • 1.5 MB or more L3 cache per core
  • Intel Deep Learning Boost, which provides built-in Artificial Intelligence (AI) acceleration with the Vector Neural Network Instruction set (VNNI). DL Boost and VNNI are designed to deliver significant, more efficient Deep Learning (Inference) acceleration for high-performance AI workloads.
  • Intel Hyper-Threading Technology, which boosts performance for multithreaded applications by enabling simultaneous multithreading within each processor core, up to two threads per core.
  • Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, which allows processor cores to run at maximum speeds during peak workloads by temporarily going beyond processor TDP.
  • Intel Virtualization Technology (includes VT-x and VT-d), which integrates hardware-level virtualization hooks that allow operating system vendors to better use the hardware for virtualization workloads.
  • Intel Speed Select Technology, supported on some processor models, enables increased core Turbo Boost frequency on specific individual cores to maximize application performance.
  • Intel Advanced Vector Extensions 512 (AVX-512), to enable acceleration of enterprise-class workloads, including databases and enterprise resource planning (ERP).
  • Up to two Intel AVX-512 Fused-Multiply Add (FMA) units
  • Intel SGX (Software Guard Extensions) and Intel TME (Total Memory Encryption) security features

The following table compares the features of the supported third-generation Intel Xeon processors.

Abbreviations used in the table:

  • TB: Turbo Boost 2.0
  • UPI: Ultra Path Interconnect
  • TDP: Thermal Design Power
  • SGX: Software Guard Extensions
  • PMem: Persistent Memory support

Table 6. Processor features
CPU
model
Cores/
threads
Core speed
(Base / TB max)
L3 cache* Max memory
speed
TDP SGX Enclave
Size
Pmem
4310T 10 / 20 2.3 GHz / 3.4 GHz 15 MB 2667 MHz 105W 8 GB No
4314 16 / 32 2.4 GHz / 3.4 GHz 24 MB 2667 MHz 135W 8 GB Yes
4316 20 / 40 2.3 GHz / 3.4 GHz 30 MB 2667 MHz 150W 8 GB No
5317 12 / 24 3.0 GHz / 3.6 GHz 18 MB 2933 MHz 150W 64 GB Yes
5318N 24 / 48 2.1 GHz / 3.4 GHz 36 MB 2667 MHz 150W 64 GB Yes
5320T 20 / 40 2.3 GHz / 3.5 GHz 30 MB 2933 MHz 150W 64 GB Yes
6326 16 / 32 2.9 GHz / 3.5 GHz 24 MB 3200 MHz 185W 64 GB Yes
6330 28 / 56 2.0 GHz / 3.1 GHz 42 MB 2933 MHz 205W 64 GB Yes
6330N 28 / 56 2.2 GHz / 3.4 GHz 42 MB 2667 MHz 165W 64 GB Yes
6336Y 24 / 48 2.4 GHz / 3.6 GHz 36 MB 3200 MHz 185W 64 GB Yes
6338N 32 / 64 2.2 GHz / 3.5 GHz 48 MB 2667 MHz 185W 64 GB Yes
6338T 24 / 48 2.1 GHz / 3.4 GHz 36 MB 3200 MHz 165W 64 GB Yes
6354 18 / 36 3.0 GHz / 3.6 GHz 39 MB* 3200 MHz 205W 64 GB Yes
8352V 36 / 72 2.1 GHz / 3.5 GHz 54 MB 2933 MHz 195W 8 GB Yes
8352Y 32 / 64 2.2 GHz / 3.4 GHz 48 MB 3200 MHz 205W 64 GB Yes

* L3 cache is 1.5 MB per core or larger. Processors with a larger L3 cache per core are marked with an *

Memory options

The SE450 has 10 DIMM slots, supporting the following memory and persistent memory combinations:

  • 1, 2, 4, 6 or 8x RDIMMs (no persistent memory modules)
  • 6x RDIMMs and 1x persistent memory module
  • 8x RDIMMs and 1x persistent memory module
  • 4x RDIMMs and 4x persistent memory modules

The  processor has 4 memory controllers and 8 memory channels; with all-memory configurations (that is, without persistent memory), the DIMMs are installed 1 RDIMM per channel. This corresponds to all the white DIMM slots on the system board. See the internal view of the server for the location of the DIMM slots.

Lenovo TruDDR4 RDIMMs and 3DS RDIMMs are supported. With 8x 128 GB 3DS RDIMMs installed, the SE450 supports a total of 1 TB of system memory.

The use of persistent memory is described in the Persistent Memory section.

Memory operates at up to 3200 MHz, depending on the processor selected. If the processor selected has a lower memory bus speed, then all DIMMs will operate at that lower speed. See the Processor features section for details.

Lenovo TruDDR4 memory uses the highest quality components that are sourced from Tier 1 DRAM suppliers and only memory that meets the strict requirements of Lenovo is selected. It is compatibility tested and tuned to maximize performance and reliability. From a service and support standpoint, Lenovo TruDDR4 memory automatically assumes the system warranty, and Lenovo provides service and support worldwide.

The following table lists the memory options that are available for the server.

Table 7. Memory options
Part number Feature code Description Maximum
supported
RDIMMs
4X77A08632 B963 ThinkSystem 16GB TruDDR4 3200MHz (2Rx8 1.2V) RDIMM 8
4X77A08633 B964 ThinkSystem 32GB TruDDR4 3200MHz (2Rx4 1.2V) RDIMM 8
4X77A08634 B965 ThinkSystem 32GB TruDDR4 3200MHz (2Rx8 1.2V) RDIMM 8
4X77A08635 B966 ThinkSystem 64GB TruDDR4 3200MHz (2Rx4 1.2V) RDIMM 8
3DS RDIMMs
4X77A08636 BA62 ThinkSystem 128GB TruDDR4 3200 MHz (2S2Rx4 1.2V) 3DS RDIMM 8

The following rules apply when selecting the memory configuration:

  • In the SE450, the following DIMM quantities are supported: 1, 2, 4, 6, and 8. Other quantities are not supported.
  • The server supports RDIMMs and 3DS RDIMMs; UDIMMs and LRDIMMs are not supported
  • Mixing RDIMMs and 3DS RDIMMs is not supported
  • Mixing x4 and x8 DIMMs is supported

For best performance, consider the following:

  • Install 8 memory DIMMs so that all memory channels are used.
  • Populate memory channels so they all have the same total memory capacity.
  • Ensure all memory controllers on a processor socket have the same DIMM configuration.

The following memory protection technologies are supported:

  • ECC
  • SDDC (for x4-based memory DIMMs; look for "x4" in the DIMM description)
  • ADDDC (for x4-based memory DIMMs)
  • Memory mirroring

Note: Memory sparing is not supported

If memory channel mirroring is used, then DIMMs must be installed in pairs or sets of three (minimum of one pair or set of three), and all DIMMs in the pair or set of three must be identical in type and size. 50% of the installed capacity is available to the operating system.

Persistent Memory

The SE450 server supports Intel Optane Persistent Memory 200 Series, a new class of memory and storage technology explicitly architected for server usage. Persistent memory is an innovative technology that delivers a unique combination of affordable large memory capacity and persistence (non-volatility). It offers significantly lower latency than fetching data from SSDs, even NVMe SSDs, and offers higher capacities than system memory.

Persistent memory technology can help boost the performance of data-intensive applications such as in-memory analytics, databases, content delivery networks, and high performance computing (HPC), as well as deliver consistent service levels at scale with higher virtual machine and container density. When data is stored closer to the processor on nonvolatile media, applications can see significant overall improvement in performance.

The following table lists the ordering information for the supported persistent memory modules.

Table 8. Persistent memory module part numbers
Part
number
Feature
code
Description Maximum
supported
4ZC7A08732 B98B ThinkSystem 128GB TruDDR4 3200MHz (1.2V) Intel Optane Persistent Memory 4
4ZC7A08734 B98A ThinkSystem 256GB TruDDR4 3200MHz (1.2V) Intel Optane Persistent Memory 4

App Direct Mode and Memory Mode are supported. Mixed Mode is not supported.

The following table lists the supported combinations of memory (RDIMMs) and PMem in App Direct mode. The supported RDIMMs to PMem ratio must be between 1:1 and 1:8.

Table 9. Supported combinations in App Direct mode
Total RDIMMs Total PMem Total
Available
Memory*
Ratio
(RDIMM:
Pmem)†
Quantity of RDIMMs Quantity of PMem modules
16GB 32GB 64GB 128GB 128GB
PMem
256GB
PMem
96 GB 128 GB 224 GB 1:1.33 6       1  
128 GB 128 GB 256 GB 1:1 8       1  
64 GB 512 GB 576 GB 1:8 4       4  
128 GB 512 GB 640 GB 1:4   4     4  
256 GB 512 GB 768 GB 1:2     4   4  
512 GB 512 GB 1 TB 1:1       4 4  
96 GB 256 GB 352 GB 1:2.67 6         1
192 GB 256 GB 448 GB 1:1.33   6       1
128 GB 256 GB 384 GB 1:2 8         1
256 GB 256 GB 512 GB 1:1   8       1
128 GB 1 TB 1.125 TB 1:8   4       4
256 GB 1 TB 1.25 TB 1:4     4     4
512 GB 1 TB 1.5 TB 1:2       4   4

* In App Direct Mode, the available memory is the sum of the installed RDIMMs + PMem. The actual user capacity of PMem modules is less than the stated amount. For example, a 128GB PMem module has 126.7GB usable storage.
† Density ratio of system memory to persistent memory, RDIMM:PMem; 2-Socket-capable third-generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors only support RDIMM:Pmem density ratios of between 1:1 and 1:8

The following table lists the supported combinations of RDIMMs and PMem in Memory mode. The supported RDIMMs to PMem ratio must be between 1:4 and 1:16.

Table 10. Supported combinations in Memory Mode
Total RDIMMs Total PMem Total
Available
Memory*
Ratio
(RDIMM:
Pmem)†
Quantity of RDIMMs Quantity of PMem modules
16GB 32GB 64GB 128GB 128GB
PMem
256GB
PMem
64 GB 512 GB 512 GB 1:8 4       4  
128 GB 512 GB 512 GB 1:4   4     4  
64 GB 1 TB 1 TB 1:16 4         4
128 GB 1 TB 1 TB 1:8   4       4
256 GB 1 TB 1 TB 1:4     4     4

* In Memory Mode, the available memory = persistent memory installed. The actual user capacity of PMem modules is less than the stated amount. For example, a 128GB PMem module has 126.7GB usable storage.
† Ratio of system memory to persistent memory, RDIMM:PMem; Memory Mode only supports DIMM:Pmem ratios of between 1:4 and 1:16

Persistent memory requirements:

  • Some processors do not support PMem. See the Processor features section for details.
  • App Direct Mode and Memory Mode are supported, however Mixed Mode is not supported.
  • Only quantities of 1x or 4x PMem modules are supported as listed in the above tables. Other quantities are not supported.
  • PMem modules operate at up to 3200 MHz, however if the processor selected has a lower memory bus speed, then PMem modules will operate at that lower speed.
  • All installed PMem modules must be the same size. Mixing PMem modules of different capacities is not supported.
  • Both interleaved and non-interleaved modes are supported.
  • Memory mirroring is not supported with PMem modules installed

For additional details, see the Intel Optane Persistent Memory 200 Series product guide, https://lenovopress.com/LP1380.

Internal storage

The SE450 offers the following internal storage options:

  • Up to 4x internal SSD drive bays supporting non-hot-swap trayless NVMe or SATA SSD drives
  • Up to 2x 2.5-inch hot-swap drive bays, front accessible, supporting SATA SSD drives (mutually exclusive with slots 3 and 4 in Riser 2)
  • Up to 2x M.2 drives for boot functions, supporting SATA drives

In this section:

Internal drive cage

The SE450 supports an internal drive cage which supports either of the following:

  • Up to 4x 7mm trayless drives, either SATA or NVMe
  • Up to 2x 15mm trayless drives, either SATA or NVMe

The internal drive cage is mounted at the front of the processor and DIMMs as shown in the following figure.

Location of the internal drive cage
Figure 7. Location of the internal drive cage

The drive cage is only available in preconfigured models or CTO. Field upgrades are not available.

Table 11. Internal drive cage
Part number Feature code Description
CTO only BMGT ThinkEdge SE450 Internal HDD Cage

Hot-swap drive bays

The SE450 supports 2x 2.5-inch hot-swap drive bays, mounted in place of Riser 2.

Location of the hot-swap drive bays
Figure 8. Location of the hot-swap drive bays

The drive cage is only available in preconfigured models or CTO. Field upgrades are not available.

Table 12. Hot-swap drive bays
Part number Feature code Description
CTO only BMGN ThinkEdge SE450 Front HDD Cage (includes 2-drive AnyBay backplane)

Configuration requirements:

  • The hot-swap drive bays support 2.5-inch hot-swap drives, either SATA, NVMe or SAS. SAS drives are planned for support at a later date and will require the use of a RAID adapter or SAS HBA.
  • The hot-swap drive bays are mutually exclusive with Riser 2 (slots 3 and 4)
  • The server supports a maximum of 4x NVMe drives, so if two NVMe drives are configured as hot-swap drives, then only two NVMe drives can be configured in the internal drive cage (trayless drives)
  • The required cables are derived by the configurator

Supported drive bay combinations

The following drive bay combinations are supported:

  • Up to 4x internal SATA drives (no hot-swap drives)
  • Up to 4x internal NVMe drives (no hot-swap drives)
  • Up to 4x internal SATA drives + 2x hot-swap SATA drives
  • Up to 4x internal SATA drives + 2x hot-swap NVMe drives
  • Up to 2x internal NVMe drives + 2x hot-swap SATA drives
  • Up to 2x internal NVMe drives + 2x hot-swap NVMe drives

Hot-swap drive bays are not available if Riser 2 is installed. NVMe drives are not supported in some adapter slot configurations. See the Configurations section for details.

M.2 drives

The SE450 supports one or two M.2 form-factor SATA drives for use as an operating system boot solution. The M.2 drives install into an M.2 module which is mounted vertically in the SE450 in a bracket attached to the power supply cage. See the internal view of the server for the location.

Table 13. M.2 bracket
Part number Feature code Description
CTO only BMH3 ThinkEdge SE450 SBS M.2 Adapter Bracket

There M.2 module supported in the SE450 are listed in the following table.

Table 14. M.2 modules
Part
number
Feature
code
Description SATA
drives
NVMe
drives
RAID Maximum
supported
4Y37A09738 B5XJ ThinkSystem M.2 SATA/NVMe 2-Bay Enablement Kit Yes Yes No 1

Supported drives are listed in the Internal drive options section.

Note: There are currently no M.2 NVMe drives supported in the SE450, however support is planned.

The M.2 SATA/NVMe 2-Bay Enablement Kit has the following features:

  • Supports one or two M.2 drives, either SATA or NVMe
  • When two drives installed, they must be either both SATA or both NVMe
  • Support 42mm, 60mm, 80mm and 110mm drive form factors (2242, 2260, 2280 and 22110)
  • JBOD native support; no built-in RAID support (RAID can be enabled via Intel VROC)
  • Either 6Gbps SATA or PCIe 3.0 x1 interface to the drives depending on the drives installed
  • Supports monitoring and reporting of events and temperature through I2C
  • Firmware update via Lenovo firmware update tools

For further details about M.2 components, see the ThinkSystem M.2 Drives and M.2 Adapters product guide:
https://lenovopress.com/lp0769-thinksystem-m2-drives-adapters

Controllers for internal storage

The drives of the SE450 are connected to controller on the system board:

  • Onboard SATA ports with software RAID support (Intel VROC SATA RAID, formerly known as Intel RSTe)
  • Onboard NVMe ports with software RAID support (Intel VROC NVMe RAID)

The following table lists the adapters used for the internal storage of the server.

Table 15. Internal Storage adapter support
Part number Feature code Description
Onboard SATA - Intel VROC SATA RAID (Intel RSTe)
None AVV0 On Board SATA Software RAID Mode
Onboard NVMe - Intel VROC NVMe RAID
None B9X7 Intel VROC (VMD NVMe RAID) Intel SSD Only (Standard)
4L47A39164 B96G Intel VROC (VMD NVMe RAID) Premium
(license upgrade - to enable RAID support for non-Intel NVMe SSDs)

The onboard SATA controller has the following features:

  • Controller integrated into the Intel PCH
  • 6 Gbps SATA host interface
  • Supports RAID-0, 1, 5, 10 (Intel VROC SATA RAID, previously known as RSTe)
  • Supports JBOD

The onboard NVMe support has the following features:

  • Controller integrated into the Intel processor
  • Each drive has PCIe 4.0 x4 host interface
  • Supports JBOD - Intel and non-Intel NVMe SSDs - no license required
  • Supports RAID-0, 1, 5, 10 (Intel VROC NVMe RAID) - Intel NVMe SSDs only unless VROC Premium license is installed
  • VROC Premium enabled RAID support on non-Intel drives

Intel VROC onboard SATA and NVMe RAID

Intel VROC (Virtual RAID on CPU) is a feature of the Intel processor that enables RAID support. There are two separate functions of VROC:

  • Intel VROC SATA RAID, formerly known as Intel RSTe
  • Intel VROC NVMe RAID

VROC SATA RAID (RSTe) is available and supported with all SATA drives. It offers a 6 Gb/s connection to each drive and on the SE450 implements RAID levels 0, 1, 5, and 10. Hot-spare functionality is also supported.

VROC NVMe RAID offers RAID support for any NVMe drives directly connected to the ports on the server's system board. On the SE450, it implements RAID levels 0, 1, 5, and 10. Hot-spare functionality is also supported.

By default, VROC NVMe RAID support is limited to use with only Intel-branded NVMe drives (feature B9X7). If you wish to enable RAID support for non-Intel NVMe SSDs, select the VROC Premium license using the ordering information in the following table. VROC Premium is fulfilled as a Feature on Demand (FoD) license and is activated via the XCC management processor user interface.

Table 16. VROC upgrade
Part number Feature code Description
4L47A39164 B96G Intel VROC (VMD NVMe RAID) Premium

VROC Premium is only needed for non-Intel NVMe drives in a RAID configuration. You do not need the VROC Premium license upgrade under any of the following conditions:

  • If you have SATA drives connected to the onboard SATA ports, you do not need VROC Premium
  • If you have Intel NVMe drives connected to the onboard NVMe ports, you do not need VROC Premium
  • If you have non-Intel NVMe drives connected to the onboard NVMe ports, but you don’t want RAID support, you do not need VROC Premium

Virtualization support: Virtualization support for Intel VROC is as follows:

  • VROC SATA RAID (RSTe): VROC SATA RAID is not supported by virtualization hypervisors such as ESXi, KVM, Xen, and Hyper-V. Virtualization is only supported on the onboard SATA ports in AHCI (non-RAID) mode.
  • VROC (VMD) NVMe RAID: VROC (VMD) NVMe RAID is supported by ESXi, KVM, Xen, and Hyper-V. ESXi support is limited to RAID 1 only; other RAID levels are not supported. Windows and Linux OSes support VROC RAID NVMe, both for host boot functions and for guest OS function, and RAID-0, 1, 5, and 10 are supported.

Internal drive options

The following tables list the drive options for internal storage of the server.

Trayless drives:

Field upgrades: Trayless drives can only be installed in the field by trained technicians who are certified by Lenovo Service.

M.2 drives:

M.2 drive support: The use of M.2 drives requires an additional adapter as described in the M.2 drives subsection.

Table 17. 2.5-inch hot-swap 6 Gb SATA SSDs
Part number Feature Description Maximum
supported
2.5-inch hot-swap SSDs - 6 Gb SATA - Read Intensive/Entry (<3 DWPD)
4XB7A17072 B99D ThinkSystem 2.5" S4520 240GB Read Intensive SATA 6Gb HS SSD 2
4XB7A17101 BA7G ThinkSystem 2.5" S4520 480GB Read Intensive SATA 6Gb HS SSD 2
4XB7A17102 BA7H ThinkSystem 2.5" S4520 960GB Read Intensive SATA 6Gb HS SSD 2
4XB7A17103 BA7J ThinkSystem 2.5" S4520 1.92TB Read Intensive SATA 6Gb HS SSD 2
4XB7A17104 BK77 ThinkSystem 2.5" S4520 3.84TB Read Intensive SATA 6Gb HS SSD 2
4XB7A17105 BK78 ThinkSystem 2.5" S4520 7.68TB Read Intensive SATA 6Gb HS SSD 2
Table 18. 2.5-inch hot-swap PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSDs
Part number Feature Description Maximum
supported
2.5-inch SSDs - U.3 PCIe 4.0 NVMe - Mixed Use/Mainstream (3-5 DWPD)
4XB7A80377 BP25 ThinkSystem 2.5" U.3 7400 PRO 1.92TB Read Intensive NVMe PCIe 4.0 x4 HS SSD 2
4XB7A80378 BP26 ThinkSystem 2.5" U.3 7400 PRO 3.84TB Read Intensive NVMe PCIe 4.0 x4 HS SSD 2
Table 19. 7mm 2.5-inch trayless 6 Gb SATA SSDs
Part number Feature Description Maximum
supported
7mm 2.5-inch trayless SSDs - 6 Gb SATA - Read Intensive/Entry (<3 DWPD)
4XB7A77056 BKST ThinkSystem Intel S4520 2.5" 7mm 240GB Entry SATA 6Gb Non-Hot Swap SSD Trayless 4
4XB7A77057 BKSU ThinkSystem Intel S4520 2.5" 7mm 480GB Entry SATA 6Gb Non-Hot Swap SSD Trayless 4
4XB7A77058 BKSV ThinkSystem 2.5" 7mm S4520 960GB Read Intensive SATA 6Gb Trayless SSD 4
4XB7A77059 BKSW ThinkSystem 2.5" 7mm S4520 1.92TB Read Intensive SATA 6Gb Trayless SSD 4
4XB7A78627 BM1D ThinkSystem 2.5" 7mm S4520 3.84TB Read Intensive SATA 6Gb Trayless SSD 4
4XB7A78628 BM1E ThinkSystem 2.5" 7mm S4520 7.68TB Read Intensive SATA 6Gb Trayless SSD 4
2.5-inch hot-swap SED SSDs - 6 Gb SATA - Read Intensive/Entry (<3 DWPD)
4XB7A80569 BP28 ThinkSystem 2.5" 5300 960GB Entry SATA 6Gb Trayless SSD SED 4
4XB7A80570 BP29 ThinkSystem 2.5" 5300 1.92TB Entry SATA 6Gb Trayless SSD SED 4
4XB7A80571 BP2A ThinkSystem 2.5" 5300 3.84TB Entry SATA 6Gb Trayless SSD SED 4
4XB7A80572 BP2B ThinkSystem 2.5" 5300 7.68TB Entry SATA 6Gb Trayless SSD SED 4
Table 20. 7mm 2.5-inch trayless PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSDs
Part number Feature Description Maximum
supported
7mm 2.5-inch SED SSDs - U.2 PCIe 4.0 NVMe - Read Intensive/Entry (<3 DWPD)
4XB7A80375 BP23 ThinkSystem 2.5" 7mm U.3 7400P 1.92TB Read Intensive NVMe PCIe 4.0 x4 Trayless SSD 4
4XB7A80376 BP24 ThinkSystem 2.5" 7mm U.3 7400P 3.84TB Read Intensive NVMe PCIe 4.0 x4 Trayless SSD 4
Table 21. 15mm 2.5-inch trayless PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSDs
Part number Feature Description Maximum
supported
15mm 2.5-inch SSDs - U.2 PCIe 4.0 NVMe - Read Intensive/Entry (<3 DWPD)
4XB7A71355 BFPM ThinkSystem 2.5" 15mm U.2 P5500 1.92TB Read Intensive NVMe PCIe 4.0 x4 Trayless SSD 2
4XB7A71358 BFPQ ThinkSystem 2.5" 15mm U.2 P5500 3.84TB Read Intensive NVMe PCIe 4.0 x4 Trayless SSD 2
Table 22. M.2 SATA drives
Part number Feature Description Maximum
supported
M.2 SSDs - 6 Gb SATA - Read Intensive/Entry (<3 DWPD)
7N47A00130 AUUV ThinkSystem M.2 128GB SATA 6Gbps Non-Hot Swap SSD 2
4XB7A17071 B8HS ThinkSystem M.2 5300 240GB SATA 6Gbps Non-Hot Swap SSD 2
4XB7A17073 B919 ThinkSystem M.2 5300 480GB SATA 6Gbps Non-Hot Swap SSD 2
4XB7A17074 B8JJ ThinkSystem M.2 5300 960GB SATA 6Gbps Non-Hot Swap SSD 2
M.2 SED SSDs - 6 Gb SATA - Read Intensive/Entry (<3 DWPD)
4XB7A17212 BCP0 ThinkSystem M.2 5300 480GB SATA 6Gbps Non-Hot Swap SSD SED 2
4XB7A38138 BCP1 ThinkSystem M.2 5300 960GB SATA 6Gbps Non-Hot Swap SSD SED 2

Optical drive

The server supports the external USB optical drive listed in the following table.

Table 23. External optical drive
Part number Feature code Description
7XA7A05926 AVV8 ThinkSystem External USB DVD RW Optical Disk Drive

The drive is based on the Lenovo Slim DVD Burner DB65 drive and supports the following formats: DVD-RAM, DVD-RW, DVD+RW, DVD+R, DVD-R, DVD-ROM, DVD-R DL, CD-RW, CD-R, CD-ROM.

WLAN Network Module

The SE450 is designed to offer Wi-Fi support and includes two external antenna for Wi-Fi connectivity.

Once available, Wi-Fi will be enabled via an integrated Embedded Network Module (ENM) adapter in dedicated slot with external antennas. The ENM adapter will support IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax WLAN using an M.2 card that connects to the ENM adapter.

I/O expansion

The SE450 has PCIe slots for adapters:

  • Riser 1:
    • Slot 5: PCIe G4 x16
    • Slot 6: PCIe G4 x16 (PCIe x8 or not connected in some configurations)
  • Riser 2:
    • Slot 3: PCIe G4 x16 (PCIe x8 or not connected in some configurations)
    • Slot 4: PCIe G4 x16
  • OCP slot 7: PCIe G4 x16 (not connected in some configurations)

Specific support for these slots is listed in the Configurations section.

Slot numbering
Figure 9. Slot numbering

Ordering information for the Risers and OCP bracket are listed in the following table. For M.2, see the M.2 drives section.

Table 24. I/O expansion
Part number Feature code Description
CTO only BMGR ThinkEdge SE450 OCP Cage
CTO only BMGL ThinkEdge SE450 Riser 1 (slots 5 & 6)
CTO only BMGM ThinkEdge SE450 Riser 2 (slots 3 & 4)

As described in the Models section, there are two chassis depths available with the SE450:

  • 360mm chassis: Supports all adapters
  • 300mm chassis: Supports all adapters except full-length adapters like double-wide GPUs

Serial port

The SE450 optionally supports a RS-232 serial port by adding a COM port bracket to a PCIe slot. The bracket is only supported in slot 6. Ordering information is shown in the following table.

Table 25. Serial port
Part
number
Feature
code
Description Maximum
supported
Slots
supported
4Z17A80446 BMNJ ThinkSystem COM Port Upgrade Kit v2 1 6

The bracket is shown in the following figure.

ThinkSystem COM Port Upgrade Kit v2
Figure 10. ThinkSystem COM Port Upgrade Kit v2

Accelerators

The SE450 supports the FPGA accelerator listed in the following table.

Limited configuration access: The ACC100 accelerator is primarily for telecom customers and requires special considerations. To enable this adapter in the DCSC configurator, you will need access to the "Telecom Specific" mode. Contact the DCSC support team at salesconfig@lenovo.com for information.

Table 26. Accelerators
Part
number
Feature
code
Description Maximum
supported
300mm
chassis
360mm
chassis
4XC7A81119 BMHJ Lenovo ThinkSystem Intel ACC100 Accelerating NFV PCIe Gen3 4 Yes Yes

The use of these adapters also requires power cables which are included in the option part numbers or are derived by the configurator for CTO orders. When two adapters are installed in the same Riser, use the included Y-cable which provides power to both adapters.

Network adapters

The server has a dedicated OCP 3.0 SFF slot with PCIe 4.0 x16 host interface. See Figure 3 for the location of the OCP slot. One port can optionally be shared with the XCC management processor for Wake-on-LAN and NC-SI support.

The following table lists the supported OCP adapters. These adapters are CTO only and not available as field upgrades.

Internal lock mechanism: The OCP adapters used in the SE450 use the OCP internal lock mechanism instead of the pull-tab and thumbscrew combination used with other ThinkSystem OCP adapters.

Table 27. OCP network adapters
Part
number
Feature
code
Description Maximum
supported
1 Gb Ethernet
CTO only BMHE ThinkEdge SE450 Intel I350 1GbE RJ45 4-port OCP Ethernet Adapter 1
10 Gb Ethernet
CTO only BMHF ThinkEdge SE450 Intel X710-T2L 10GBASE-T 2-port OCP Ethernet Adapter 1
25 Gb Ethernet
CTO only BMHG ThinkEdge SE450 Intel E810-DA2 10/25GbE SFP28 2-Port OCP Ethernet Adapter 1
CTO only BMHD ThinkEdge SE450 Mellanox CX6 Lx 10/25GbE SFP28 2-Port OCP Ethernet Adapter 1

The following table lists additional supported network adapters that can be installed in the regular PCIe slots. All adapters are supported in both 300mm nad 360mm chassis.

Table 28. PCIe network adapters
Part
number
Feature
code
Description Maximum
supported
1 Gb Ethernet
7ZT7A00484 AUZV ThinkSystem Broadcom 5719 1GbE RJ45 4-Port PCIe Ethernet Adapter 4
7ZT7A00535 AUZW ThinkSystem I350-T4 PCIe 1Gb 4-Port RJ45 Ethernet Adapter 4
10 Gb Ethernet
7ZT7A00496 AUKP ThinkSystem Broadcom 57416 10GBASE-T 2-Port PCIe Ethernet Adapter 4
4XC7A08245 B5SU ThinkSystem Broadcom 57454 10GBASE-T 4-port PCIe Ethernet Adapter 4
25 Gb Ethernet
4XC7A08295 BCD6 ThinkSystem Intel E810-DA2 10/25GbE SFP28 2-Port PCIe Ethernet Adapter 4
7XC7A05523 B0WY ThinkSystem Intel XXV710-DA2 10/25GbE SFP28 2-Port PCIe Ethernet Adapter 4
4XC7A62580 BE4U ThinkSystem Mellanox ConnectX-6 Lx 10/25GbE SFP28 2-Port PCIe Ethernet Adapter 4
100 Gb Ethernet / InfiniBand
4XC7A08248 B8PP ThinkSystem Mellanox ConnectX-6 Dx 100GbE QSFP56 2-port PCIe Ethernet Adapter 4
4C57A14178 B4RA ThinkSystem Mellanox ConnectX-6 HDR100/100GbE QSFP56 2-port PCIe VPI Adapter 4
4C57A81478 BN37 Mellanox ConnectX-6 HDR100 IB/100GbE VPI 2-Port x16 PCIe 3.0 HCA Adapter 4

For more information, including the transceivers and cables that each adapter supports, see the list of Lenovo Press Product Guides in the Networking adapters category:
https://lenovopress.com/servers/options/ethernet

GPU adapters

The following table lists the supported GPUs. The use of full-length GPUs requires the 360mm chassis - see Models for ordering information.

Table 29. Supported GPUs
Part
number
Feature
code
Description Form factor Maximum
supported
300mm
chassis
360mm
chassis
4X67A76581 BJHG ThinkSystem NVIDIA A30 24GB PCIe Gen4 Passive GPU Double-width 2 No Yes
4X67A81547 BP05 ThinkSystem NVIDIA A2 16GB PCIe Gen4 Passive GPU Single-width 4 Yes Yes

The use of the NVIDIA A30 GPU requires an auxiliary power cable as listed in the following table.

Table 30. GPU Auxiliary power cable
Part number Feature code Description Maximum
supported
4X97A81810 BMHY ThinkEdge SE450 GPU Power Cable 2

For information about the GPU, see the ThinkSystem GPU Summary, available at:
https://lenovopress.com/lp0768-thinksystem-thinkagile-gpu-summary

Cooling

The SE450 server has six 60 mm dual-rotor simple-swap fans.

All six are standard and support N+1 rotor redundancy.

Power supplies

The SE450 supports one or two hot-swap power supplies, installed at the front of the server. When two are installed, they are redundant in most configurations. Ordering information is listed in the following table.

Table 31. Power options
Part
number
Feature
code
Description Maximum
supported
AC power supply units
CTO only BMH8 ThinkEdge SE450 AC 100-240Vac 1100W Platinum Hot-Swap Power Supply 2
CTO only BMH9 ThinkEdge SE450 AC 200-240Vac 1800W Platinum Hot-Swap Power Supply 2
DC power supply unit
CTO only BMHA ThinkEdge SE450 1100W -48V DC 4S Power Supply 2

Configuration requirements:

  • If two power supplies are installed, they must be identical.
  • To determine the power supply needed for your configuration, use Lenovo Capacity Planner as described in the Capacity Planner section.
  • Power supplies from other ThinkSystem servers have fans that operate in the opposite direction and are not supported.

Power cords

Line cords and rack power cables with C13 connectors can be ordered as listed in the following table.

110V customers: If you plan to use the 1100W power supply with a 110V power source, select a power cable that is rated above 10A. Power cables that are rated at 10A or below are not supported with 110V power.

Table 32. Power cords
Part number Feature code Description
Rack cables
00Y3043 A4VP 1.0m, 10A/100-250V, C13 to C14 Jumper Cord
39Y7937 6201 1.5m, 10A/100-250V, C13 to C14 Jumper Cord
4L67A08369 6570 2.0m, 13A/100-250V, C13 to C14 Jumper Cord
4L67A08366 6311 2.8m, 10A/100-250V, C13 to C14 Jumper Cord
4L67A08370 6400 2.8m, 13A/100-250V, C13 to C14 Jumper Cord
39Y7932 6263 4.3m, 10A/100-250V, C13 to C14 Jumper Cord
4L67A08371 6583 4.3m, 13A/100-250V, C13 to C14 Jumper Cord
Line cords
39Y7930 6222 2.8m, 10A/250V, C13 to IRAM 2073 (Argentina) Line Cord
81Y2384 6492 4.3m, 10A/250V, C13 to IRAM 2073 (Argentina) Line Cord
39Y7924 6211 2.8m, 10A/250V, C13 to AS/NZS 3112 (Australia/NZ) Line Cord
81Y2383 6574 4.3m, 10A/250V, C13 to AS/NZS 3112 (Australia/NZ) Line Cord
69Y1988 6532 2.8m, 10A/250V, C13 to NBR 14136 (Brazil) Line Cord
81Y2387 6404 4.3m, 10A/250V, C13 to NBR 14136 (Brazil) Line Cord
39Y7928 6210 2.8m, 10A/220V, C13 to GB 2099.1 (China) Line Cord
81Y2378 6580 4.3m, 10A/250V, C13 to GB 2099.1 (China) Line Cord
39Y7918 6213 2.8m, 10A/250V, C13 to DK2-5a (Denmark) Line Cord
81Y2382 6575 4.3m, 10A/250V, C13 to DK2-5a (Denmark) Line Cord
39Y7917 6212 2.8m, 10A/250V, C13 to CEE 7/7 (Europe) Line Cord
81Y2376 6572 4.3m, 10A/250V, C13 to CEE 7/7 (Europe) Line Cord
39Y7927 6269 2.8m, 10A/250V, C13 to IS 6538 (India) Line Cord
81Y2386 6567 4.3m, 10A/250V, C13 to IS 6538 (India) Line Cord
39Y7920 6218 2.8m, 10A/250V, C13 to SI 32 (Israel) Line Cord
81Y2381 6579 4.3m, 10A/250V, C13 to SI 32 (Israel) Line Cord
39Y7921 6217 2.8m, 10A/250V, C13 to CEI 23-16 (Italy) Line Cord
81Y2380 6493 4.3m, 10A/250V, C13 to CEI 23-16 (Italy) Line Cord
4L67A08362 6495 4.3m, 12A/200V, C13 to JIS C-8303 (Japan) Line Cord
39Y7922 6214 2.8m, 10A/250V, C13 to SABS 164-1 (South Africa) Line Cord
81Y2379 6576 4.3m, 10A/250V, C13 to SANS 164-1 (South Africa) Line Cord
39Y7926 6335 4.3m, 12A/100V, C13 to JIS C-8303 (Japan) Line Cord
39Y7925 6219 2.8m, 12A/220V, C13 to KSC 8305 (S. Korea) Line Cord
81Y2385 6494 4.3m, 12A/250V, C13 to KSC 8305 (S. Korea) Line Cord
39Y7919 6216 2.8m, 10A/250V, C13 to SEV 1011-S24507 (Swiss) Line Cord
81Y2390 6578 4.3m, 10A/250V, C13 to SEV 1011-S24507 (Swiss) Line Cord
23R7158 6386 2.8m, 10A/125V, C13 to CNS 10917 (Taiwan) Line Cord
81Y2375 6317 2.8m, 10A/250V, C13 to CNS 10917 (Taiwan) Line Cord
81Y2374 6402 2.8m, 13A/125V, C13 to CNS 10917 (Taiwan) Line Cord
4L67A08363 AX8B 4.3m, 10A/125V, C13 to CNS 10917 (Taiwan) Line Cord
81Y2389 6531 4.3m, 10A/250V, C13 to CNS 10917 (Taiwan) Line Cord
81Y2388 6530 4.3m, 13A/125V, C13 to CNS 10917 (Taiwan) Line Cord
39Y7923 6215 2.8m, 10A/250V, C13 to BS 1363/A (UK) Line Cord
81Y2377 6577 4.3m, 10A/250V, C13 to BS 1363/A (UK) Line Cord
90Y3016 6313 2.8M, 10A/125V, C13 to NEMA 5-15P (US) Line Cord
46M2592 A1RF 2.8m, 10A/250V, C13 to NEMA 6-15P (US) Line Cord
00WH545 6401 2.8M, 13A/125V, C13 to NEMA 5-15P (US) Line Cord
4L67A08359 6370 4.3m, 10A/125V, C13 to NEMA 5-15P (US) Line Cord
4L67A08361 6373 4.3m, 10A/250V, C13 to NEMA 6-15P (US) Line Cord
4L67A08360 AX8A 4.3m, 13A/125V, C13 to NEMA 5-15P (US) Line Cord

For the -48V DC Power Supply, the following power cable is supported.

Table 33. -48V DC power cable
Part number Feature code Description
4X97A59831 BE4V 2.5m, -48VDC Interconnecting Cable

Systems management

The SE450 contains an integrated service processor, XClarity Controller (XCC), which provides advanced control, monitoring, and alerting functions. The XCC is based on the Pilot4 XE401 baseboard management controller (BMC) using a dual-core ARM Cortex A9 service processor.

Topics in this section:

Activation

Activation currently not available: The Activation feature of the SE450 is currently not available but is planned for future support.

Activation is an planned security feature of the SE450 that ensures that the system delivered from the factory is only used by its intended recipient and that all data and applications remains secure. Once available, activation is enabled on a factory order when the Security Pack Enabled feature (feature code BLZ2) is selected.

Local management

The SE450 offers a front operator panel with key controls and status indicators, as shown in the following figure.

Front operator panel and system LEDs
Figure 11. Front operator panel and system LEDs

The buttons on the front of the server:

  • Power button
  • ID (identification) button - turns on the LED housed within the button as well as passing the signal to the XCC for display remotely in XClarity Administrator

The LEDs on the front of the server are as follows:

  • ThinkShield Activation LED (green) - indicates the state of server activation (planned for future use)
    • On - Activation process has been completed
    • Blinking - Activation is required before the server can be used
    • Off - Activation is disabled on this system
  • Power LED (green) - indicated activation and power status, as follows:
    • Off - Server does not have power applied
    • Fast flash (4 times per second) - Either server has just had power applied and is not ready to be powered on yet, or the server has not been activated yet
    • Slow flash (once per second) - Server is ready to be powered on
    • On solid - Server is powered on
  • Ethernet network activity - indicates when the Ethernet adapter installed in the OCP slot has activity
  • Identification LED (blue) - lights when the button is pressed or when the function is activated remotely in XClarity Controller.
  • System error LED (yellow)
  • 5G network LED (green) - reserved; not used
  • Wi-Fi network LED (green) - shows the signal strength of the Wi-Fi network connection:
    • On - Good connection
    • Blinking - Device active but not connected
    • Off - Device inactive

The system LEDs are duplicated on the top of the server. The same LEDs are also duplicated on the front of the security bezel as shown in the Security section.

External Diagnostics Handset

The SE450 also has a port to connect an External Diagnostics Handset as shown in the following figure. The External Diagnostics Handset has the same functions as the Integrated Diagnostics Panel but has the advantages of not consuming space on the front of the server plus it can be shared amongst many servers in your data center. The handset has a magnet on the back of it to allow you to easily mount it on a convenient place on any rack cabinet.

External Diagnostics Handset
Figure 12. External Diagnostics Handset

Ordering information for the External Diagnostics Handset with is listed in the following table.

Field upgrade only: The External Diagnostics Handset is only available as an option for field upgrades. Not available in CTO orders.

Table 34. External Diagnostics Handset ordering information
Part number Feature code Description
4TA7A64874 BEUX ThinkSystem External Diagnostics Handset

System status with XClarity Mobile

The XClarity Mobile app includes a tethering function where you can connect your Android or iOS device to the server via USB to see the status of the server.

The steps to connect the mobile device are as follows:

  1. Enable USB Management on the server, by holding down the ID button for 3 seconds (or pressing the dedicated USB management button if one is present)
  2. Connect the mobile device via a USB cable to the server's USB port with the management symbol USB Management symbol
  3. In iOS or Android settings, enable Personal Hotspot or USB Tethering
  4. Launch the Lenovo XClarity Mobile app

Once connected you can see the following information:

  • Server status including error logs (read only, no login required)
  • Server management functions (XClarity login credentials required)

Remote management

Remote server management is provided through industry-standard interfaces:

  • Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) Version 2.0
  • Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) Version 3 (no SET commands; no SNMP v1)
  • Common Information Model (CIM-XML)
  • Representational State Transfer (REST) support
  • Redfish support (DMTF compliant)
  • Web browser - HTML 5-based browser interface (Java and ActiveX not required) using a responsive design (content optimized for device being used - laptop, tablet, phone) with NLS support

Remote management is available via the following connections:

  • Via the dedicated Ethernet port for management. See the Components and connectors section for the location of these ports.
  • Via Port 1 of the OCP adapter (if installed), which supports NC-SI to allow sharing of the Ethernet port between the operating system and remote management.

The front of the server houses an pull-out information tab (also known as the network access tag). A label on the tab shows the network information (MAC address and other data) to remotely access the service processor. See the Components and connectors section for the location of this pull-out tab.

There are two XClarity Controller upgrades available for the server, Advanced and Enterprise.

XCC Advanced Upgrade adds the following functions:

  • Remotely viewing video with graphics resolutions up to 1600x1200 at 75 Hz with up to 23 bits per pixel, regardless of the system state
  • Remotely accessing the server using the keyboard and mouse from a remote client
  • International keyboard mapping support
  • Syslog alerting
  • Redirecting serial console via SSH
  • Component replacement log (Maintenance History log)
  • Access restriction (IP address blocking)
  • Lenovo SED security key management
  • Displaying graphics for real-time and historical power usage data and temperature

XCC Enterprise Upgrade enables the following additional features:

  • Boot video capture and crash video capture
  • Virtual console collaboration - Ability for up to 6 remote users to be log into the remote session simultaneously
  • Remote console Java client
  • Mapping the ISO and image files located on the local client as virtual drives for use by the server
  • Mounting the remote ISO and image files via HTTPS, SFTP, CIFS, and NFS
  • Power capping
  • System utilization data and graphic view
  • Single sign on with Lenovo XClarity Administrator
  • Update firmware from a repository
  • License for XClarity Energy Manager

For configure-to-order (CTO), you can enable the required XCC functionality by selecting the appropriate XCC feature codes listed in the following table:

  • XCC Standard - select neither feature listed in the table
  • XCC Advanced - select feature AVUT
  • XCC Enterprise - select feature AUPW
Table 35. XClarity Controller upgrades for configure-to-order
Feature code Description
AVUT ThinkSystem XClarity Controller Standard to Advanced Upgrade
AUPW ThinkSystem XClarity Controller Standard to Enterprise Upgrade

For systems with XCC Standard or XCC Advanced installed, field upgrades are available as listed in the following table.

Table 36. XClarity Controller field upgrades
Part number Description
4L47A09132 ThinkSystem XClarity Controller Standard to Advanced Upgrade
(for servers that have XCC Standard)
4L47A09133 ThinkSystem XClarity Controller Advanced to Enterprise Upgrade
(for servers that have XCC Advanced)

Lenovo XClarity Provisioning Manager

Lenovo XClarity Provisioning Manager (LXPM) is a UEFI-based application embedded in ThinkSystem servers and accessible via the F1 key during system boot.

LXPM provides the following functions:

  • Graphical UEFI Setup
  • System inventory information and VPD update
  • System firmware updates (UEFI and XCC)
  • RAID setup wizard
  • OS installation wizard (including unattended OS installation)
  • Diagnostics functions

Lenovo XClarity Administrator

Lenovo XClarity Administrator is a centralized resource management solution designed to reduce complexity, speed response, and enhance the availability of Lenovo systems and solutions.

Lenovo XClarity Administrator provides agent-free hardware management for ThinkSystem servers, in addition to ThinkServer, System x, and Flex System servers. The administration dashboard is based on HTML 5 and allows fast location of resources so tasks can be run quickly.

Because Lenovo XClarity Administrator does not require any agent software to be installed on the managed endpoints, there are no CPU cycles spent on agent execution, and no memory is used, which means that up to 1GB of RAM and 1 - 2% CPU usage is saved, compared to a typical managed system where an agent is required.

Lenovo XClarity Administrator provides full management function to ThinkSystem servers, including the following:

  • Discovery
  • Inventory
  • Monitoring and alerting
  • Call home
  • Centralized user management
  • Cryptography modes, server certificates, and encapsulation
  • Configuration patterns
  • Operating system deployment
  • Firmware updates

For more information about Lenovo XClarity Administrator, including ordering part numbers, see the Lenovo XClarity Administrator Product Guide: https://lenovopress.com/tips1200-lenovo-xclarity-administrator

Lenovo XClarity Integrators

Lenovo also offers software plug-in modules, Lenovo XClarity Integrators, to manage physical infrastructure from leading external virtualization management software tools including those from Microsoft and VMware.

These integrators are offered at no charge, however if software support is required, a Lenovo XClarity Pro software subscription license should be ordered.

Lenovo XClarity Integrators offer the following additional features:

  • Ability to discover, manage, and monitor Lenovo server hardware from VMware vCenter or Microsoft System Center
  • Deployment of firmware updates and configuration patterns to Lenovo x86 rack servers and Flex System from the virtualization management tool
  • Non-disruptive server maintenance in clustered environments that reduces workload downtime by dynamically migrating workloads from affected hosts during rolling server updates or reboots
  • Greater service level uptime and assurance in clustered environments during unplanned hardware events by dynamically triggering workload migration from impacted hosts when impending hardware failures are predicted

For more information about all the available Lenovo XClarity Integrators, see the Lenovo XClarity Administrator Product Guide: https://lenovopress.com/tips1200-lenovo-xclarity-administrator

Lenovo XClarity Essentials

Lenovo offers the following XClarity Essentials software tools that can help you set up, use, and maintain the server at no additional cost:

  • Lenovo Essentials OneCLI

    OneCLI is a collection of server management tools that uses a command line interface program to manage firmware, hardware, and operating systems. It provides functions to collect full system health information (including health status), configure system settings, and update system firmware and drivers.

  • Lenovo Essentials UpdateXpress

    The UpdateXpress tool is a standalone GUI application for firmware and device driver updates that enables you to maintain your server firmware and device drivers up-to-date and help you avoid unnecessary server outages. The tool acquires and deploys individual updates and UpdateXpress System Packs (UXSPs) which are integration-tested bundles.

  • Lenovo Essentials Bootable Media Creator

    The Bootable Media Creator (BOMC) tool is used to create bootable media for offline firmware update.

For more information and downloads, visit the Lenovo XClarity Essentials web page:
http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/documents/LNVO-center

Lenovo XClarity Energy Manager

Lenovo XClarity Energy Manager is a power and temperature management solution for data centers. It is an agent-free, web-based console that enables you to monitor and manage power consumption and temperature in your data center through the management console. It enables server density and data center capacity to be increased through the use of power capping.

Lenovo XClarity Energy Manager is a licensed product. A single-node XClarity Energy Manager license is included with the XClarity Controller Enterprise (XCC Enterprise) upgrade as described in the Remote Management section. If your server does not have the XCC Enterprise upgrade, Energy Manager licenses can be ordered as shown in the following table.

Table 37. Lenovo XClarity Energy Manager
Description Part number
4L40E51621 Lenovo XClarity Energy Manager Node License (1 license needed per server)

For more information about XClarity Energy Manager, see the following resources:

Lenovo Capacity Planner

Lenovo Capacity Planner is a power consumption evaluation tool that enhances data center planning by enabling IT administrators and pre-sales professionals to understand various power characteristics of racks, servers, and other devices. Capacity Planner can dynamically calculate the power consumption, current, British Thermal Unit (BTU), and volt-ampere (VA) rating at the rack level, improving the planning efficiency for large scale deployments.

For more information, refer to the Capacity Planner web page:
http://datacentersupport.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/lnvo-lcp

Security

The SE450 offers a number of security features, both electronic and physical.

Physical security features:

  • Intrusion detection (optional, CTO only).
  • Front security bezel with key lock (optional, available as a field upgrade, but requires the bezel detect module added in the factory)
  • EIA mounting flange with security key (optional, CTO only)

    Available EIA bracket that uses a security screw to attach the server to the front flange of the rack cabinet. See EIA bracket with security screw for more information.

Electronic security features include:

  • Automatic actions on tamper detection

    In the event of an intrusion or movement, the server can be configured in XCC to perform actions, including server shutdown and disabling remote access to the XCC from the network ports (referred to as the BMC network bridge).

  • Self-encrypting (SED) drives that ensure data is secured when the drives are powered off
  • Administrator password and a power-on password in UEFI
  • Trusted Platform Module (TPM) supporting TPM 2.0, implemented on a mezzanine card, enables advanced cryptographic functionality in the operating system and applications. (not available for customers in PRC)
  • Optional support for a secure manufacturing supply chain using Intel Transparent Supply Chain

The server is NIST SP 800-147B compliant.

Details of features are described in the following sections:

Intrusion switch

The server supports an intrusion switch that rests against the top cover. In the event that the cover is removed, a Warning event is recorded in XClarity Controller and actions can be taken to secure the server.

The intrusion switch is optional but is only available via CTO orders, not as a field upgrade. See the Internal view of the server for the location of this component.

Table 38. Intrusion switch
Part number Feature code Description
CTO only BMGW ThinkEdge SE450 Intrusion Switch

Firmware and TPM 2.0 Security Module

The SE450 includes a security mezzanine card that plugs into the system board as shown in the Internal view of the server. The mezzanine card provides non-volatile storage for configuration data, and a Trusted Platform Module 2.0 (TPM 2.0) chip.

Note: The TPM functionality is not available for customers in China

Ordering information is listed in the following table.

Table 39. Firmware and TPM 2.0 Security Module
Part number Feature code Description Markets
CTO only BMGY ThinkEdge SE450 Firmware and TPM 2.0 Security Module All markets except China
CTO only BN21 ThinkEdge SE450 Firmware Module for PRC China only

Security bezel

The security bezel is an optional component that mounts on the front of the server that restricts access to networking connectors on the front of the server. In the event that the bezel is removed, an Information event is recorded by XClarity Controller.

The following figure shows the SE450 with security bezel installed.

SE450 with security bezel installed
Figure 13. SE450 with security bezel installed

The security bezel is only available as an option part number and cannot be ordered as part of a CTO order, however the security bezel requires the security bezel detect module in order for the bezel to be recognized as installed by the server and for the LEDs on the security bezel to function. The security bezel detect module is only available CTO by selecting feature BR1K in DCSC.

Tip: It is not possible to install the security bezel without first having the bezel detect module installed.

Table 40. Security bezel ordering information
Part
number
Feature
code
Description Purpose
CTO only BR1K Security-Bezel-ready Chassis Ensures that the security bezel detect module is installed and enabled in the factory. See the Front view for the location of the security bezel detect module.
4B37A81735 Option only ThinkEdge SE450 Security Bezel Includes a key for the lock and a dust filter. See the Operating environment section. For full functionality, requires the bezel detect module be installed.

The security bezel also duplicates the system LEDs. The layout of the LEDs is identical to the LED grouping on top of the server. See the Local management section for information about the LEDs.

The security bezel also supports the installation of a dust filter as described in the Operating environment section.

Intel Transparent Supply Chain

Add a layer of protection in your data center and have peace of mind that the server hardware you bring into it is safe authentic and with documented, testable, and provable origin.

Lenovo has one of the world’s best supply chains, as ranked by Gartner Group, backed by extensive and mature supply chain security programs that exceed industry norms and US Government standards. Now we are the first Tier 1 manufacturer to offer Intel® Transparent Supply Chain in partnership with Intel, offering you an unprecedented degree of supply chain transparency and assurance.

To enable Intel Transparent Supply Chain for the Intel-based servers in your order, add the following feature code in the DCSC configurator, under the Security tab.

Table 41. Intel Transparent Supply Chain ordering information
Feature code Description
BB0P Intel Transparent Supply Chain

For more information on this offering, see the paper Introduction to Intel Transparent Supply Chain on Lenovo ThinkSystem Servers, available from https://lenovopress.com/lp1434-introduction-to-intel-transparent-supply-chain-on-thinksystem-servers.

Rack installation

The SE450 server can be installed in a rack cabinet, either 2-post, 4-post long, or 4-post short.

In this section:

Rail kits

The following table lists the available rail kits. Each kit includes the left and right rails plus mounting hardware.

Table 42. Rail kits
Part number Feature code Description 300mm
chassis
360mm
chassis
4XF7A81940 BMH0* ThinkEdge SE450 1000mm Friction Rail Kit Yes Yes
4XF7A81942 BMH2 ThinkEdge SE450 600mm Ball Bearing Rail Kit Yes Yes
4XF7A81943 BMH5 ThinkEdge SE450 550mm Ball Bearing Rail Kit Yes No
4XF7A81941 BMH1 ThinkEdge SE450 2-Post Friction Rail Kit Yes Yes

* 1000mm rail kit and CTO orders: The 1000mm rail kit can only be included in CTO orders provided that the server is installed and shipped in a rack cabinet from the factory. If the order does not include factory installation into a rack cabinet, then the rail kit will need to be ordered separately using the option part number.

The following table summarizes the specifications of the available rail kits

Table 43. Specifications of the SE450 rail kits
Specification ThinkEdge SE450 1000mm Friction Rail Kit ThinkEdge SE450 600mm Ball Bearing Rail Kit ThinkEdge SE450 550mm Ball Bearing Rail Kit ThinkEdge SE450 2-Post Friction Rail Kit
Part number 4XF7A81940 4XF7A81942 4XF7A81943 4XF7A81941
SE450 chassis support 300 mm, 360 mm 300 mm, 360 mm 300 mm only 300 mm, 360 mm
CMA No No No No
Rail length 751 mm (29.56 in) 454 mm (17.87 in) 315 mm (14.40 in) 484 mm (19.06 in)
Rail type Full-out slide rail (friction) Full-out slide rail (ball bearing) Full-out slide rail (ball bearing) Half-out slide rail (friction)
Slide travel 480 mm (18.9 in) 485 mm (19.1 in) 375 mm (14.8 in) 270 mm (10.6 in)
Tool-less installation Yes Yes Yes No (screw-in)
In-rack server maintenance Yes Yes Yes No
1U PDU support Yes Yes Yes Yes
0U PDU support Yes Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
Rack type Four-post IBM and Lenovo standard rack Four-post 600 mm depth standard rack Four-post custom cabinet 2-post rack
Mounting holes Square or round Square or round Square or round Square, round, or threaded
Mounting flange thickness 2 - 3.3 mm (0.08 - 0.13 in) 2 - 3.3 mm (0.08 - 0.13 in) 2 - 3.3 mm (0.08 - 0.13 in) 76 - 279 mm (3 - 11 in)
Supported distance between front and rear mounting flanges 610 - 864 mm (24 - 34 in) 400 - 500mm (15.7 - 19.7 in) 270 - 310 mm (10.6 - 12.2 in) Not applicable

For details on the installation of these kits, see each of the ThinkEdge SE450 rack installation guides, available from the Information Center, https://thinksystem.lenovofiles.com/help/index.jsp

For information on supported rack cabinets, see the Rack cabinets section.

EIA bracket with security screw

The SE450 offers two types of EIA brackets (also known as ear brackets or ears):

  • Standard EIA bracket - uses thumbscrews to secure the server to the front flange of the cabinet
  • Security EIA bracket - uses security screws and key to secure the server to the front flange of the cabinet

The use of the security bracket and key (the key is included with the brackets) aids in preventing unauthorized personnel from removing the server from the rack.

The following figure shows the two EIA bracket types.

EIA brackets for the SE450
Figure 14. EIA brackets for the SE450

Ordering information is listed in the following table.

Table 44. EIA bracket choices
Part number Feature code Description
CTO only BMGV ThinkEdge SE450 EIA - Security
CTO only BMGU ThinkEdge SE450 EIA - Standard

EIA bracket adjustment

When installed in a rack cabinet, the EIA brackets on either side of the  SE450 chassis can be adjusted to best fit the front cabling and clearance needs of your environment. The EIA brackets can be in one of six different positions as shown in the following figure.

Position 1 locates the server as far back into the rack cabinet as possible, such that the front of the security bezel is flush with the front flange of the cabinet. The distance between positions 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 is 12.5 mm. Position 6 positions the server as far forward as possible, and is an additional 37.5 mm from position 5, for a total of 100 mm difference between positions 1 and 6.

Adjusting the position of the EIA brackets on the sides of the server
Figure 15. Adjusting the locations of the EIA brackets on the sides of the server

Floor stand

The SE450 supports being installed in a floor stand in a vertical orientation, as shown in the following figure. The floor stand supports both the 300mm or 360mm chassis, and with or without the security bezel.

SE450 installed in the floor stand kit
Figure 16. SE450 installed in the floor stand kit

The dimensions of the floor stand base are as follows:

  • Width: 305 mm (12 inches)
  • Depth: 488 mm (19.2 inches)
  • Height of the floor stand base: 303 mm (11.9 inches)
  • Height of the server installed in the floor stand (to the top of the handle):
    • 300 mm chassis: 584 mm (23 inches)
    • 360 mm chassis: 594 mm (23.4 inches)

Ordering information for the floor stand kit is listed in the following table. The floor stand kit is only available as an option part number and cannot be included in a CTO factory order.

Table 45. Floor stand
Part number Feature code Description
4XF7A81739 Option only

ThinkEdge SE450 Floor Stand Kit , contains:

  • Floor stand base
  • Top cover, with integrated handle and lightpipes to surface the system LEDs
  • Bottom cover
  • Mounting hardware

The contents of the floor stand kit is shown in the following figure.

Contents of the SE450 floor stand kit
Figure 17. Contents of the SE450 floor stand kit

For details on the components in the kit and the installation process, see the ThinkEdge SE450 Floor-standing Configuration Guide, available from the Information Center, https://thinksystem.lenovofiles.com/help/index.jsp

Wall mount installation

The SE450 can be mounted on a wall in a vertical orientation. The server can face either left or right, and supports both the 300mm or 360mm chassis, with and without the security bezel.

The wall mount kit includes a base plate. The base plate is mounted to the wall and then the server is attached to the base plate using the top cover, bottom brackets, and side brackets. The dimensions of the base plate are:

  • Width: 693 mm (27.3 inches)
  • Height: 532 mm (20.9 inches)

The width of the base plate is to allow the support of the standard wall stud spacing in Europe (600mm, 23.6 inches) and in USA (16 inches, 406mm).

Note: The maximum weight of the server and wall mount assembly is 30 Kg (66 lbs).

The following figure shows the SE450 installed on a wall in a manufacturing environment.

SE450 installed on a wall in a manufacturing environment
Figure 18. SE450 installed on a wall in a manufacturing environment

Ordering information for the Wall Mount Kit is listed in the following table.

The wall mount kit is only available as an option part number and cannot be included in a CTO factory order.

Table 46. Wall mount
Part number Feature code Description
4XF7A81738 Option only

ThinkEdge SE450 Wall Mount Kit , contains:

  • Wall-mount base plate
  • Top cover, with four integrated handles and lightpipes to surface the system LEDs
  • Two bottom brackets to enable mounting the server to the base plate
  • Two L-shaped brackets for left and right sides of the server
  • Mounting hardware

The contents of the wall mount kit is shown in the following figure.

ThinkEdge SE450 Wall Mount Kit
Figure 19. ThinkEdge SE450 Wall Mount Kit

The brackets are attached to the server and then the unit is then mounted to the wall plate, as shown in the following figure.

Tip: The integrated handles cannot be removed.

Using the ThinkEdge SE450 Wall Mount Kit
Figure 20. Using the ThinkEdge SE450 Wall Mount Kit

For details on the components in the kit and the installation process, see the ThinkEdge SE450 Wall-mounting Configuration Guide, available from the Information Center, https://thinksystem.lenovofiles.com/help/index.jsp

Operating system support

The SE450 supports the following operating systems:

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2022
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.9
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.5
  • VMware ESXi 7.0 U3

For a complete list of supported, certified and tested operating systems, plus additional details and links to relevant web sites, see the Operating System Interoperability Guide: https://lenovopress.com/osig#servers=se450-7d8t

For configure-to-order configurations, the server can be preloaded with VMware ESXi on M.2 cards installed in an M.2 Module. Ordering information is listed in the following table.

Table 47. VMware ESXi preload
Part number Feature code Description
CTO only BMEY VMware ESXi 7.0 U3 (Factory Installed)

Physical and electrical specifications

The SE450 has the following overall physical dimensions, excluding components that extend outside the standard chassis, such as EIA flanges, front security bezel (if any), and power supply handles:

300mm chassis:

  • Width: 445 mm (17.5 inches)
  • Height: 87 mm (3.4 inches)
  • Depth: 323 mm (12.7 inches)

360mm chassis:

  • Width: 445 mm (17.5 inches)
  • Height: 87 mm (3.4 inches)
  • Depth: 383 mm (15.1 inches)

The following table lists the detailed dimensions.

For dimensions of the wall mount plate and the floor stand kit, see the following sections:

Table 48. Detailed dimensions
300mm chassis 360mm chassis Description
481 mm 481 mm Xa = Width, to the outsides of the front EIA flanges
435 mm 435 mm Xb = Width, to the rack rail mating surfaces
445 mm 445 mm Xc = Width, to the outer most chassis body feature
87 mm 87 mm Ya = Height, from the bottom of chassis to the top of the chassis
299 mm 359 mm Za = Depth, from the rack flange mating surface to the rearmost I/O port surface
299 mm 359 mm Zb = Depth, from the rack flange mating surface to the rearmost feature of the chassis body
299 mm 359 mm Zc = Depth, from the rack flange mating surface to the rearmost feature
25 mm 25 mm Zd = Depth, from the forwardmost feature on front of EIA flange to the rack flange mating surface
109 mm 109 mm Ze = Depth, from the front of security bezel (if applicable) or forwardmost feature to the rack flange mating surface

The figure below shows the definition of each dimension.

Rack server dimensions
Figure 21. Server dimensions

The shipping dimensions (cardboard packaging) of the SE450 are as follows:

  • Width: 586 mm (23.1 inches)
  • Height: 257 mm (10.1 inches)
  • Depth: 555 mm (21.9 inches)

The server has the following maximum weight:

  • 300mm chassis: 14.8 kg (32.7 lb)
  • 360mm chassis: 17.4 kg (38.4 lb)

Electrical specifications for AC input power supplies:

  • Input voltage:
    • 100 to 127 (nominal) Vac, 50 Hz or 60 Hz
    • 200 to 240 (nominal) Vac, 50 Hz or 60 Hz
    • 240 Vdc (input range: 180-300 V dc) (China only)
  • Inlet current:
    • 100-127 V:
      • 1100W power supply: 12 A*
      • 1800W power supply: Not supported
    • 200-240 V:
      • 1100W power supply: 6.0 A
      • 1800W power supply: 10 A

* In China, this power supply cannot exceed 10 A current.

Electrical specifications for DC input power supply:

  • Input voltage: -44 to -54 Vdc
  • Inlet current (1100W power supply): 26 A

Grounding cable

The SE450 includes two grounding lugs on the front of the server to enable the connection of a grounding cable. The table below lists the ordering information for the supported cable.

Field upgrade only: The Grounding Lug Cable is only available as an option for field upgrades. Not available in CTO orders.

Table 49. Grounding cable
Part
number
Feature
code
Description Maximum
supported
4X97A84041 BMG0 ThinkEdge SE450 Grounding Lug Cable (2500mm, 6 AWG) 1

The following figure shows the cable.

SE450 grounding cable
Figure 22. SE450 grounding cable

Operating environment

The SE450 server complies with ASHRAE Class A3 specifications with most configurations, and depending on the hardware configuration, also complies with ASHRAE Class A4 specifications.

Configuration requirements

Components installed in the SE450 have the following ambient temperature requirements:

  • Persistent Memory is supported up to 40°C ambient temperature
  • The following trayless drive is supported up to 35°C ambient temperature:
    • ThinkSystem 2.5" 7mm U.3 7400 PRO 3.84TB Read Intensive NVMe PCIe 4.0 x4 Trayless SSD, 4XB7A80376
  • The following hot-swap drive is supported up to 40°C ambient temperature:
    • ThinkSystem 2.5" U.3 7400 PRO 3.84TB Read Intensive NVMe PCIe 4.0 x4 HS SSD, 4XB7A80378
  • 360mm chassis config 3 (see Configurations section) is only supported up to 40°C ambient temperature if both of the following are installed:
    • 3 or fewer low profile PCIe adapters
    • 8x 128GB DIMMs installed

    Note: If 4 low profile PCIe adapters are installed, there are no thermal restrictions and the server can operate up to 45°C ambient temperature.

Temperature and humidity

The server is supported in the following environment:

  • Air temperature:
    • Operating:
      • ASHRAE A2: 10°C to 35°C (50°F to 95°F); the maximum ambient temperature decreases by 1°C for every 300 m (984 ft) increase in altitude above 900 m (2,953 ft).
      • ASHRAE A3: 5°C to 40°C (41°F to 104°F); the maximum ambient temperature decreases by 1°C for every 175 m (574 ft) increase in altitude above 900 m (2,953 ft).
      • ASHRAE A4: 5°C to 45°C (41°F to 113°F); the maximum ambient temperature decreases by 1°C for every 125 m (410 ft) increase in altitude above 900 m (2,953 ft).
    • Server off: -5°C to 55°C (23°F to 131°F)
    • Shipment/storage: -40°C to 70°C (-40°F to 158°F)
  • Maximum altitude: 3,050 m (10,000 ft)
  • Relative Humidity (non-condensing):
    • Operating
      • ASHRAE Class A2: 8% to 80%; maximum dew point: 21°C (70°F)
      • ASHRAE Class A3: 8% to 85%; maximum dew point: 24°C (75°F)
      • ASHRAE Class A4: 8% to 90%; maximum dew point: 24°C (75°F)
    • Shipment/storage: 8% to 90% 

NEBS support

The server supports NEBS Level 3:

  • Operating temperature: 5°C to 40°C.
  • High altitude operating temperature (1829m to 3960m, 6000ft to 13,000ft): 5°C to 35°C
  • Short term operating temp*: -5°C to 55°C
  • Humidity: 5% to 85% RH, Non-condensing.
  • Maximum rate of change(°C /hr) should ≤ 20 Humidity transition rate should ≤10%/hr.

* Short-term conditions: A period of no more than 96 consecutive hours and a total of not more than 15 days in 1 year. A total of 360 hours in any given year, but no more than 15 occurrences during a 1-year period.

NEBS configuration supported:

  • Chassis: 300mm chassis
  • Processor: 28-core 165W with standard 2U heat sink
  • Memory: 8x 64GB 3200MHz RDIMMs
  • M.2: Two 480GB M.2 drives with SATA-RAID M.2 adapter
  • Internal storage: 4x 960GB SATA drives
  • PCIe adapters: Intel N3000 (Slot 5), Intel ACC100 (Slot 3, 4, 6)
  • No OCP

Acoustical noise emissions

The server has the following acoustic noise emissions declaration:

  • Sound pressure level (LpAm):
    • Idling: 37.0 dBA  (Minimal), 41.8 dBA (Typical), 41.8 dBA (GPU rich)
    • Operating: 47.1 dBA (Minimal), 47.1 dBA (Typical), 59.4 dBA (GPU rich)

Notes:

  • These sound levels were measured in controlled acoustical environments according to procedures specified by ISO7779 and are reported in accordance with ISO 9296.
  • The declared acoustic sound levels are based on the following configurations, which may change depending on configuration/conditions
    • Minimal: 300mm Chassis, 1x 185W/32cores CPU, 8x 16GB RDIMM, 4x 960G SATA SSD, 2x M.2 5300 480GB SATA, 2x Intel E810-DA2, 2 x 1100W PSU
    • Typical: 300mm Chassis, 185W/32 cores CPU, 8x 16GB RDIMM, 2x U.2 P5500 1.92TB NVMe, 2x M.2 5300 480GB SATA, 2x NVIDIA A2 16GB PCIe Gen4 Passive GPU, 1x Mellanox CX6 LX 10/25G, 2x 1100W PSU
    • GPU rich: 360mm Chassis, 165W/28 cores CPU, 8x 16GB RDIMM, 2x U.2 P5500 1.92TB NVMe, 2x M.2 5300 480GB SATA, 2x NVIDIA A30 24GB PCIe Gen4 Passive GPU, 1x Mellanox CX6 LX 10/25G, 2x 1800W PSU

Shock and vibration

The server has the following vibration and shock limits:

  • Vibration:
    • Operating: 0.21 G rms at 5 Hz to 500 Hz for 15 minutes across 3 axes
    • Non-operating (in packaging): 1.04 G rms at 2 Hz to 200 Hz for 15 minutes across 6 surfaces
  • Shock:
    • Operating: 15 G for 3 milliseconds in each direction (positive and negative X, Y, and Z axes)
    • Non-operating (12 kg to 23 kg, in packaging): 762mm drop height for 1 corner 3 edge 6 surface
  • NEBS GR-63:
    • Office vibration: 0.21 G rms at 5 Hz to 100 Hz for 30 minutes across 3 axes
    • Earthquake test: GR63 earthquake zone 4

Particulate contamination

Airborne particulates (including metal flakes or particles) and reactive gases acting alone or in combination with other environmental factors such as humidity or temperature might damage the system that might cause the system to malfunction or stop working altogether.

The following specifications indicate the limits of particulates that the system can tolerate:

  • Reactive gases:
    • The reactivity rate of copper coupons shall be less than 200 Angstroms per month (Å/month)
    • The reactivity rate of silver coupons shall be less than 200 Å/month
  • Airborne particulates:
    • The room air should be continuously filtered with MERV 8 filters.
    • Air entering a data center should be filtered with MERV 11 or preferably MERV 13 filters.
    • The deliquescent relative humidity of the particulate contamination should be more than 60% RH
    • Data centers must be free of zinc whiskers

For additional information, see the Specifications section of the Setup Guide for the server, available from the Lenovo ThinkSystem Information Center, https://thinksystem.lenovofiles.com/help/index.jsp

Dust filter

The SE450 supports the use of a dust filter which is installed inside the security bezel. The dust filter has a Minimum Efficiency Rating Value (MERV) of 4, per ASHRAE Standard 52.2-2017.

A single dust filter is included with the security bezel as described in the Security section.

Warranty and Support

The ThinkEdge SE450 has a 3-year warranty:

  • 7D8T - 3 year warranty

The standard warranty terms are customer-replaceable unit (CRU) and onsite (for field-replaceable units FRUs only) with standard call center support during normal business hours and 9x5 Next Business Day Parts Delivered.

Lenovo’s additional support services provide a sophisticated, unified support structure for your data center, with an experience consistently ranked number one in customer satisfaction worldwide. Available offerings include:

  • Premier Support

    Premier Support provides a Lenovo-owned customer experience and delivers direct access to technicians skilled in hardware, software, and advanced troubleshooting, in addition to the following:

    • Direct technician-to-technician access through a dedicated phone line
    • 24x7x365 remote support
    • Single point of contact service
    • End to end case management
    • Third-party collaborative software support
    • Online case tools and live chat support
    • On-demand remote system analysis
  • Warranty Upgrade (Preconfigured Support)

    Services are available to meet the on-site response time targets that match the criticality of your systems.

    • 3, 4, or 5 years of service coverage
    • 1-year or 2-year post-warranty extensions
    • Foundation Service: 9x5 service coverage with next business day onsite response. YourDrive YourData is an optional extra (see below).
    • Essential Service: 24x7 service coverage with 4-hour onsite response. Bundled with YourDrive YourData.
  • Managed Services

    Lenovo Managed Services provides continuous 24x7 remote monitoring (plus 24x7 call center availability) and proactive management of your data center using state-of-the-art tools, systems, and practices by a team of highly skilled and experienced Lenovo services professionals.

    Quarterly reviews check error logs, verify firmware & OS device driver levels, and software as needed. We’ll also maintain records of latest patches, critical updates, and firmware levels, to ensure you systems are providing business value through optimized performance.

  • Technical Account Management (TAM)

    A Lenovo Technical Account Manager helps you optimize the operation of your data center based on a deep understanding of your business. You gain direct access to your Lenovo TAM, who serves as your single point of contact to expedite service requests, provide status updates, and furnish reports to track incidents over time. In addition, your TAM will help proactively make service recommendations and manage your service relationship with Lenovo to make certain your needs are met.

  • Enterprise Server Software Support

    Enterprise Software Support is an additional support service providing customers with software support on Microsoft, Red Hat, SUSE, and VMware applications and systems. Around the clock availability for critical problems plus unlimited calls and incidents helps customers address challenges fast, without incremental costs. Support staff can answer troubleshooting and diagnostic questions, address product comparability and interoperability issues, isolate causes of problems, report defects to software vendors, and more.

  • YourDrive YourData

    Lenovo’s YourDrive YourData is a multi-drive retention offering that ensures your data is always under your control, regardless of the number of drives that are installed in your Lenovo server. In the unlikely event of a drive failure, you retain possession of your drive while Lenovo replaces the failed drive part. Your data stays safely on your premises, in your hands. The YourDrive YourData service can be purchased in convenient bundles and is optional with Foundation Service. It is bundled with Essential Service and Advanced Service.

  • Health Check

    Having a trusted partner who can perform regular and detailed health checks is central to maintaining efficiency and ensuring that your systems and business are always running at their best. Health Check supports Lenovo-branded server, storage, and networking devices, as well as select Lenovo-supported products from other vendors that are sold by Lenovo or a Lenovo-Authorized Reseller.

Examples of region-specific warranty terms are second or longer business day parts delivery or parts-only base warranty.

If warranty terms and conditions include onsite labor for repair or replacement of parts, Lenovo will dispatch a service technician to the customer site to perform the replacement. Onsite labor under base warranty is limited to labor for replacement of parts that have been determined to be field-replaceable units (FRUs). Parts that are determined to be customer-replaceable units (CRUs) do not include onsite labor under base warranty.

If warranty terms include parts-only base warranty, Lenovo is responsible for delivering only replacement parts that are under base warranty (including FRUs) that will be sent to a requested location for self-service. Parts-only service does not include a service technician being dispatched onsite. Parts must be changed at customer’s own cost and labor and defective parts must be returned following the instructions supplied with the spare parts.

Lenovo Service offerings are region-specific. Not all preconfigured support and upgrade options are available in every region. For information about Lenovo service upgrade offerings that are available in your region, refer to the following resources:

For service definitions, region-specific details, and service limitations, please refer to the following documents:

Services

Lenovo Services is a dedicated partner to your success. Our goal is to reduce your capital outlays, mitigate your IT risks, and accelerate your time to productivity.

Note: Some service options may not be available in all countries. For more information, go to https://www.lenovo.com/services. For information about Lenovo service upgrade offerings that are available in your region, contact your local Lenovo sales representative or business partner.

Here’s a more in-depth look at what we can do for you:

  • Asset Recovery Services

    Asset Recovery Services (ARS) helps customers recover the maximum value from their end-of-life equipment in a cost-effective and secure way. On top of simplifying the transition from old to new equipment, ARS mitigates environmental and data security risks associated with data center equipment disposal. Lenovo ARS is a cash-back solution for equipment based on its remaining market value, yielding maximum value from aging assets and lowering total cost of ownership for your customers. For more information, see the ARS page, https://lenovopress.com/lp1266-reduce-e-waste-and-grow-your-bottom-line-with-lenovo-ars.

  • Assessment Services

    An Assessment helps solve your IT challenges through an onsite, multi-day session with a Lenovo technology expert. We perform a tools-based assessment which provides a comprehensive and thorough review of a company's environment and technology systems. In addition to the technology based functional requirements, the consultant also discusses and records the non-functional business requirements, challenges, and constraints. Assessments help organizations like yours, no matter how large or small, get a better return on your IT investment and overcome challenges in the ever-changing technology landscape.

  • Design Services

    Professional Services consultants perform infrastructure design and implementation planning to support your strategy. The high-level architectures provided by the assessment service are turned into low level designs and wiring diagrams, which are reviewed and approved prior to implementation. The implementation plan will demonstrate an outcome-based proposal to provide business capabilities through infrastructure with a risk-mitigated project plan.

  • Basic Hardware Installation

    Lenovo experts can seamlessly manage the physical installation of your server, storage, or networking hardware. Working at a time convenient for you (business hours or off shift), the technician will unpack and inspect the systems on your site, install options, mount in a rack cabinet, connect to power and network, check and update firmware to the latest levels, verify operation, and dispose of the packaging, allowing your team to focus on other priorities.

  • Deployment Services

    When investing in new IT infrastructures, you need to ensure your business will see quick time to value with little to no disruption. Lenovo deployments are designed by development and engineering teams who know our Products & Solutions better than anyone else, and our technicians own the process from delivery to completion. Lenovo will conduct remote preparation and planning, configure & integrate systems, validate systems, verify and update appliance firmware, train on administrative tasks, and provide post-deployment documentation. Customer’s IT teams leverage our skills to enable IT staff to transform with higher level roles and tasks.

  • Integration, Migration, and Expansion Services

    Move existing physical & virtual workloads easily, or determine technical requirements to support increased workloads while maximizing performance. Includes tuning, validation, and documenting ongoing run processes. Leverage migration assessment planning documents to perform necessary migrations.

Regulatory compliance

The SE450 conforms to the following standards:

  • ANSI/UL 62368-1
  • IEC 62368-1 (CB Certificate and CB Test Report)
  • FCC - Verified to comply with Part 15 of the FCC Rules, Class A
  • Canada ICES-003, issue 7, Class A
  • CSA C22.2 No. 62368-1
  • CISPR 32, Class A, CISPR 35
  • Argentina IEC 60950-1
  • Japan VCCI, Class A
  • Taiwan BSMI CNS13438, Class A; CNS14336-1; Section 5 of CNS15663
  • CE, UKCA Mark (EN55032 Class A, EN62368-1, EN55024, EN55035, EN61000-3-2, EN61000-3-3, (EU) 2019/424, and EN50581-1 (RoHS))
  • Korea KN32, Class A, KN35
  • Russia, Belorussia and Kazakhstan, TP EAC 037/2016 (for RoHS)
  • Russia, Belorussia and Kazakhstan, EAC: TP TC 004/2011 (for Safety); TP TC 020/2011 (for EMC)
  • Australia/New Zealand AS/NZS CISPR 32, Class A; AS/NZS 62368.1
  • UL Green Guard, UL2819
  • Energy Star 3.0
  • EPEAT (NSF/ ANSI 426) Bronze
  • China CCC certificate, GB17625.1; GB4943.1; GB/T9254
  • China CECP certificate, CQC3135
  • China CELP certificate, HJ 2507-2011
  • Japanese Energy-Saving Act
  • Mexico NOM-019
  • TUV-GS (EN62368-1, and EK1-ITB2000)
  • India BIS 13252 (Part 1)
  • Germany GS
  • Ukraine UkrCEPRO
  • Morocco CMIM Certification (CM)
  • EU2019/424 Energy Related Product (ErP Lot9)
  • NEBS 3

Uninterruptible power supply units

The following table lists the uninterruptible power supply (UPS) units that are offered by Lenovo.

Table 50. Uninterruptible power supply units
Part number Description
55941AX RT1.5kVA 2U Rack or Tower UPS (100-125VAC)
55941KX RT1.5kVA 2U Rack or Tower UPS (200-240VAC)
55942AX RT2.2kVA 2U Rack or Tower UPS (100-125VAC)
55942KX RT2.2kVA 2U Rack or Tower UPS (200-240VAC)
55943AX RT3kVA 2U Rack or Tower UPS (100-125VAC)
55943KX RT3kVA 2U Rack or Tower UPS (200-240VAC)
55945KX RT5kVA 3U Rack or Tower UPS (200-240VAC)
55946KX RT6kVA 3U Rack or Tower UPS (200-240VAC)
55948KX RT8kVA 6U Rack or Tower UPS (200-240VAC)
55949KX RT11kVA 6U Rack or Tower UPS (200-240VAC)
55948PX RT8kVA 6U 3:1 Phase Rack or Tower UPS (380-415VAC)
55949PX RT11kVA 6U 3:1 Phase Rack or Tower UPS (380-415VAC)
55943KT† ThinkSystem RT3kVA 2U Standard UPS (200-230VAC) (2x C13 10A, 2x GB 10A, 1x C19 16A outlets)
55943LT† ThinkSystem RT3kVA 2U Long Backup UPS (200-230VAC) (2x C13 10A, 2x GB 10A, 1x C19 16A outlets)
55946KT† ThinkSystem RT6kVA 5U UPS (200-230VAC) (2x C13 10A outlets, 1x Terminal Block output)
5594XKT† ThinkSystem RT10kVA 5U UPS (200-230VAC) (2x C13 10A outlets, 1x Terminal Block output)

† Only available in China and countries in the Asia Pacific region.

For more information, see the list of Product Guides in the UPS category:
https://lenovopress.com/servers/options/ups

Power distribution units

The following table lists the power distribution units (PDUs) that are offered by Lenovo.

Table 51. Power distribution units
Part
number
Feature
code
Description
ANZ
ASEAN
Brazil
EET
MEA
RUCIS
WE
HTK
INDIA
JAPAN
LA
NA
PRC
0U Basic PDUs
00YJ776 ATZY 0U 36 C13/6 C19 24A 1 Phase PDU N Y Y N N N N N N Y Y Y N
00YJ779 ATZX 0U 21 C13/12 C19 48A 3 Phase PDU N N Y N N N Y N N Y Y Y N
00YJ777 ATZZ 0U 36 C13/6 C19 32A 1 Phase PDU Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y N N Y Y
00YJ778 AU00 0U 21 C13/12 C19 32A 3 Phase PDU Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y N N Y Y
0U Switched and Monitored PDUs
00YJ783 AU04 0U 12 C13/12 C19 Switched and Monitored 48A 3 Phase PDU N N Y N N N Y N N Y Y Y N
00YJ781 AU03 0U 20 C13/4 C19 Switched and Monitored 24A 1 Phase PDU N N Y N Y N Y N N Y Y Y N
00YJ782 AU02 0U 18 C13/6 C19 Switched and Monitored 32A 3 Phase PDU Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y N Y
00YJ780 AU01 0U 20 C13/4 C19 Switched and Monitored 32A 1 Phase PDU Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y N Y
1U Switched and Monitored PDUs
4PU7A81117 BNDV 1U 18 C19/C13 switched and monitored 48A 3P WYE PDU - ETL N N N N N N N N N N N Y N
4PU7A77467 BLC4 1U 18 C19/C13 Switched and Monitored 80A 3P Delta PDU N N N N N N N N N Y N Y N
46M4002 5896 1U 9 C19/3 C13 Switched and Monitored DPI PDU Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
46M4004 5894 1U 12 C13 Switched and Monitored DPI PDU Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
46M4003 5897 1U 9 C19/3 C13 Switched and Monitored 60A 3 Phase PDU Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
46M4005 5895 1U 12 C13 Switched and Monitored 60A 3 Phase PDU Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
1U Ultra Density Enterprise PDUs (9x IEC 320 C13 + 3x IEC 320 C19 outlets)
71763NU 6051 Ultra Density Enterprise C19/C13 PDU 60A/208V/3PH N N Y N N N N N N Y Y Y N
71762NX 6091 Ultra Density Enterprise C19/C13 PDU Module Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
1U C13 Enterprise PDUs (12x IEC 320 C13 outlets)
39M2816 6030 DPI C13 Enterprise PDU Plus Module (WW) Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
39Y8941 6010 DPI C13 Enterprise PDU Module (WW) Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
1U C19 Enterprise PDUs (6x IEC 320 C19 outlets)
39Y8948 6060 DPI C19 Enterprise PDU Module (WW) Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
39Y8923 6061 DPI Three-phase 60A/208V C19 Enterprise PDU (US) N N Y N N N Y N N N Y Y N
1U Front-end PDUs (3x IEC 320 C19 outlets)
39Y8938 6002 DPI Single-phase 30A/120V Front-end PDU (US) Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
39Y8939 6003 DPI Single-phase 30A/208V Front-end PDU (US) Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
39Y8934 6005 DPI Single-phase 32A/230V Front-end PDU (International) Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
39Y8940 6004 DPI Single-phase 60A/208V Front-end PDU (US) Y N Y Y Y Y Y N N Y Y Y N
39Y8935 6006 DPI Single-phase 63A/230V Front-end PDU (International) Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
1U NEMA PDUs (6x NEMA 5-15R outlets)
39Y8905 5900 DPI 100-127V NEMA PDU Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Line cords for 1U PDUs that ship without a line cord
40K9611 6504 4.3m, 32A/380-415V, EPDU/IEC 309 3P+N+G 3ph wye (non-US) Line Cord Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
40K9612 6502 4.3m, 32A/230V, EPDU to IEC 309 P+N+G (non-US) Line Cord Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
40K9613 6503 4.3m, 63A/230V, EPDU to IEC 309 P+N+G (non-US) Line Cord Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
40K9614 6500 4.3m, 30A/208V, EPDU to NEMA L6-30P (US) Line Cord Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
40K9615 6501 4.3m, 60A/208V, EPDU to IEC 309 2P+G (US) Line Cord N N Y N N N Y N N Y Y Y N
40K9617 6505 4.3m, 32A/230V, Souriau UTG Female to AS/NZ 3112 (Aus/NZ) Line Cord Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
40K9618 6506 4.3m, 32A/250V, Souriau UTG Female to KSC 8305 (S. Korea) Line Cord Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y

For more information, see the Lenovo Press documents in the PDU category:
https://lenovopress.com/servers/options/pdu

Rack cabinets

The following table lists the supported Lenovo rack cabinets. The 300mm and 360mm SE450 chassis are both supported, with and without the security bezel.

Table 52. Supported Lenovo rack cabinets
MTM Description Qty of SE450 Comment
9363-4PX, 4EX, RC4, LC4 42U 1100mm Enterprise V2 Dynamic Rack 21 Require Extension kit (L1 00YE457) and Rail kit (SBB7A50505)
1410-PRB, ERB, HPB, HEB1 Intelligent Cluster 42U 1100mm Enterprise V2 Rack Family 21 Require Extension kit (L1 00YE457) and Rail kit (SBB7A50505)
9307-4RX S2 42U Static Standard Rack (1000mm depth) 21 The front door may need to be removed to support some cabling configurations of the SE450
9307-2RX S2 25U Dynamic Standard Rack (1000mm depth) 12 The front door may need to be removed to support some cabling configurations of the SE450

For information about these rack cabinets, see the Lenovo Rack Cabinet Reference:
https://lenovopress.com/lp1287-lenovo-rack-cabinet-reference

The SE450 is also supported in 3rd-party rack cabinets, as listed in the following table. Note that some of mounting position may interfere with the front door latch of the cabinet.

Table 53. Third-party rack cabinets
Rack cabinet: nVent 600mm rack 2 post rack Delta 550mm Barcelona 550mm
Rail kit: 600mm rail kit 2-post rail kit 600mm rail kit 550mm rail kit
300mm chassis Supported Supported Supported Supported
300mm chassis+Bezel Supported Supported Supported No
360mm chassis Supported Supported Supported No
360mm chassis+Bezel Supported* Supported No No

* For use in the nVent 600mm rack cabinet, you may need to adjust the placement of the front posts of the cabinet

For more information about rail kits, see the Rack installation section. 

KVM console options

The following table lists the supported KVM consoles.

Table 54. KVM console
Part number Description
Consoles
4XF7A73009 ThinkSystem 18.5" LCD Console (with English keyboard)
17238BX 1U 18.5" Standard Console (without keyboard - see the next table)

The following table lists the keyboards supported with the 1U 18.5" Standard Console (now withdrawn).

Note: These keyboards are not supported with the ThinkSystem 18.5" LCD Console.

Table 55. Keyboards for 1U 18.5" Standard Console
Part number Description
7ZB7A05469 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int.Pointing Device USB - Arabic 253 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05468 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Belg/UK 120 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05206 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Czech 489 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05207 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Danish 159 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05208 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Dutch 143 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05210 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Fr/Canada 445 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05209 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - French 189 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05211 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - German 129 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05212 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Greek 219 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05213 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Hebrew 212 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05214 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Hungarian 208 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05215 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Italian 141 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05216 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Japanese 194 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05217 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Korean 413 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05218 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - LA Span 171 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05219 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Norwegian 155 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05220 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Polish 214 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05221 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Portugese 163 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05222 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Russian 441 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05223 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Slovak 245 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05231 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Slovenian 234 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05224 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Spanish 172 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05225 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Swed/Finn 153 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05226 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Swiss F/G 150 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05227 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Thai 191 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05467 ThinkSystem Keyboard with Int. Pointing Device USB - Trad Chinese/US 467 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05228 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - Turkish 179 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05229 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - UK Eng 166 RoHS v2
7ZB7A05470 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - US Eng 103P RoHS v2
7ZB7A05230 ThinkSystem Keyboard w/ Int. Pointing Device USB - US Euro 103P RoHS v2

The following table lists the available KVM switches and the options that are supported with them.

Table 56. KVM switches and options
Part number Description
KVM Console switches
1754D1T ThinkSystem Digital 2x1x16 KVM Switch (DVI video output port)
1754A1T ThinkSystem Analog 1x8 KVM Switch (DVI video output port)
1754D2X Global 4x2x32 Console Manager (GCM32)
1754D1X Global 2x2x16 Console Manager (GCM16)
1754A2X Local 2x16 Console Manager (LCM16)
1754A1X Local 1x8 Console Manager (LCM8)
Cables for ThinkSystem Digital and Analog KVM Console switches
4X97A11108 ThinkSystem VGA to DVI Conversion Cable
4X97A11109 ThinkSystem Single-USB Conversion Cable for Digital KVM
4X97A11107 ThinkSystem Dual-USB Conversion Cable for Digital KVM
4X97A11106 ThinkSystem USB Conversion Cable for Analog KVM
Cables for GCM and LCM Console switches
43V6147 Single Cable USB Conversion Option (UCO)
39M2895 USB Conversion Option Pack
46M5383 Virtual Media Conversion Option Gen2 (VCO2)
46M5382 Serial Conversion Option (SCO)

For more information, see the list of Product Guides in the KVM Switches and Consoles category:
http://lenovopress.com/servers/options/kvm

Lenovo Financial Services

Lenovo Financial Services reinforces Lenovo’s commitment to deliver pioneering products and services that are recognized for their quality, excellence, and trustworthiness. Lenovo Financial Services offers financing solutions and services that complement your technology solution anywhere in the world.

We are dedicated to delivering a positive finance experience for customers like you who want to maximize your purchase power by obtaining the technology you need today, protect against technology obsolescence, and preserve your capital for other uses.

We work with businesses, non-profit organizations, governments and educational institutions to finance their entire technology solution. We focus on making it easy to do business with us. Our highly experienced team of finance professionals operates in a work culture that emphasizes the importance of providing outstanding customer service. Our systems, processes and flexible policies support our goal of providing customers with a positive experience.

We finance your entire solution. Unlike others, we allow you to bundle everything you need from hardware and software to service contracts, installation costs, training fees, and sales tax. If you decide weeks or months later to add to your solution, we can consolidate everything into a single invoice.

Our Premier Client services provide large accounts with special handling services to ensure these complex transactions are serviced properly. As a premier client, you have a dedicated finance specialist who manages your account through its life, from first invoice through asset return or purchase. This specialist develops an in-depth understanding of your invoice and payment requirements. For you, this dedication provides a high-quality, easy, and positive financing experience.

For your region-specific offers, please ask your Lenovo sales representative or your technology provider about the use of Lenovo Financial Services. For more information, see the following Lenovo website:

https://www.lenovo.com/us/en/landingpage/lenovo-financial-services/

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