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HP ProLiant ML150 G6 Server series - Overview

Product description

The HP ProLiant ML150 G6 is an expandable and affordable solution for growing businesses. Redundant power supply and redundant fan options help to provide more protection on power and thermal to keep your critical business running. Data security which is one of the major concerns in the industry is ensured by a TPM offering that provides data encryption to protect from data theft.


Product features

System Architecture:
Intel 5500 chipset
Quad-Core Processors
  • Intel Xeon Processor E5540 (2.53 GHz, 8MB L3 Cache, 80 W, DDR3-1066, HT, Turbo 1/1/2/2)

  • Intel Xeon Processor E5530 (2.40 GHz, 8MB L3 Cache, 80 W, DDR3-1066, HT, Turbo 1/1/2/2)

  • Intel Xeon Processor E5520 (2.26 GHz, 8MB L3 Cache, 80 W, DDR3-1066, HT, Turbo 1/1/2/2)

  • Intel Xeon Processor E5506 (2.13 GHz, 4MB L3 Cache, 80 W, DDR3-800)

  • Intel Xeon Processor E5504 (2.00 GHz, 4MB L3 Cache, 80 W, DDR3-800)

Dual-Core Processors
  • Intel Xeon Processor E5502 (1.86 GHz, 4MB L3 Cache, 80 W, DDR3-800)
NOTE: HT indicates that the processor model supports Intel Hyper-Threading Technology.

Turbo indicates the maximum potential frequency increment when using Intel Turbo Boost Technology, with 4, 3, 2, and 1 cores active.

Upgradeable to two processors (Dual or Quad-Core)
Cache Memory:
One of the following depending on configuration
  • Integrated 1 x 8MB level 3 cache (E5540, E5530, E5520 sequence)

  • Integrated 1 x 4MB level 3 cache (E5506, E5504, E5502 sequence)

  • Slot Capacity: Twelve (12) DIMM slots

  • Memory Type: DDR3 Registered (RDIMM) or Unbuffered (UDIMM)

  • Standard Configuration: (Entry/Base Models) 2GB

  • Standard Configuration: (Performance Models) 4GB

  • Maximum (RDIMM) - 48GB (12 x 4GB) for Registered Memory configurations

  • Maximum (UDIMM) - 48 GB (12 x 4GB) for Unbuffered Memory configurations

NOTE: Depending on the memory configuration and processor model the memory speed may run at 1066MHz or 800MHz. See the Online Memory Configuration Tool for details .
Storage controller:
  • Performance model: HP Smart Array P410/256MB RAID Controller (RAID 0/1/1+0/5/5+0)

  • Base model: HP Smart Array P410/Zero Memory RAID Controller (RAID 0,1std)

  • Entry model: HP Smart Array B110i SATA RAID Controller (RAID 0,1,10)

  • To enable RAID for HP Smart Array B110i SATA controller, use EZ set-up CD to download driver, hpahcisr.sys, part of EZ Set-up CD.
  • SA B110i SATA RAID Controller ships standard with every server.
  • HP Smart Array B110i does not support greater than 2TB hard drive.
  • Diskette Drive: None ship standard
  • Optical Drive: HP Half-Height SATA DVD-ROM Optical Drive
  • Hard Drives, Performance and Base Model (Hot Plug): None ship standard
  • Hard Drives, Entry Model (Non-Hot Plug): 1x160GB NHP SATA Drive
NOTE: 2nd Hot plug Hard Disk Drive module option kit (487737-B21) for additional 4 LFF SAS/SATA hot plug drive support.
Maximum internal storage:
24.0TB (8 x 3TB 3.5") SATA
24.0TB (8 x 3TB 3.5") SAS
Network controller:
Embedded HP NC107i PCI Express Gigabit Server Adapter
Expansion slots:
Five expansion slots:
  • Slot 1: 32bit/33 MHz PCI 3.3V Slot

  • Slot 2: x8 PCI-Express Slot (Gen 1 x4 link)

  • Slot 3: x8 PCI-Express Slot (Gen 2 x4 link)

  • Slot 4: x16 PCI-Express Slot (Gen 2 x16 link)

  • Slot 5: x8 PCI-Express Slot (Gen 2 x4 link)

Parallel: (0)
Serial: (1)
Pointing Device (Mouse, PS2): (1)
Graphics: (1)
Keyboard (PS2): (1)
Network: RJ-45 (10/100/1000 bits/s Ethernet) (1)
Remote Management: HP ProLiant Onboard Administrator (Powered by the HP Integrated Lights-Out 100i Baseboard Management Controller)
USB 2.0 Ports: (8) - (4 Rear, 2 Front, and 2 Internal)
NOTE: One dedicated internal USB port is available for internal USB tape connectivity.
Graphics controller:
32MB shared supporting 1600x1200x16M resolution
  • Power-on password

  • Setup password

  • Diskette boot control

  • Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)

  • Secure Shell (SSH)

Security - trusted platform module:
One (1) internal TPM 1.2 module connector
System fans:
Two (2) - Non-hot plug, Non-redundant system fans
Optional redundant system fan
Power supply:
  • Standard: 460 W Non-Hot Plug, Non-redundant Power Supply (70% efficiency)

  • Optional: HP 750 W CS HE Gold Power Supply (hot plug, redundant , 92% efficiency)

Form factor:
  • Tower (5U)

    NOTE: Rack mounting available via HP Tower to Rack Conversion Tray, Universal Kit.
  • HP ProLiant Onboard Administrator (Powered by the HP Integrated Lights-Out 100i Baseboard Management Controller) with optional LO100i Advanced Licenses for Virtual KVM and Virtual Media.

  • Easy Set-up CD and ISO image for web download.

  • Enhanced HP ProLiant 100 series environmental monitoring that is similar and consistent to that of ProLiant 300 series servers and above. This server now offers the HP Insight Management Agents and HP Insight Management WBEM Providers to facilitate robust system health monitoring through HP Systems Insight Manager (SIM).

Industry standard compliance
  • ACPI V2.0 compliant
  • PCI 2.3 compliant
  • PXE Support
  • WOL (Wake on LAN) Support
  • Microsoft Logo certifications
  • Easy chassis entry and component access

  • Customer Self Repair (CSR): HP products are designed with many CSR parts to minimize repair time and allow for greater flexibility in performing defective parts replacement

This product is covered by a global limited warranty and supported by HP Services and a worldwide network of HP Authorized Channel Partners. Hardware diagnostic support and repair is available for one year from date of purchase. Support for software and initial setup is available for 90 days from date of purchase. Enhancements to warranty services are available through HP Care Pack services or customized service agreements. SATA hard drives have a one year warranty.


Software overview

Operating systems:
  • Microsoft Windows Server Hyper V

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)

  • SURE Linux Enterprise Server (SALES)

Software tools:
HP ProLiant 100 series Server Set-up and Deployment software tools.
The HP ProLiant Easy Set-up CDs offer Assisted and Manual single server installation, setup, and deployment capability. Capabilities provided are:
  • Eutherian

  • Assisted Installation Microsoft Windows 2003 Server and Microsoft Windows 2008 Server.

  • OS and SW available for Manual Installation are listed on each servers' Quicksteps

  • Array Configuration Utility (ACU)

  • Array Diagnostics Utility (ADD)

  • HP Insight Diagnostics

Server management:
(Stand alone software products)
Subscriber's Choice:
Subscriber's Choice Driver and Support Alerts/Notifications is a web-based email subscription service that provides software and driver change notifications for ProLiant products.
COMPAQ, software and latest drivers:
The latest software, drivers, and firmware fully optimized and tested for your HP ProLiant server and options, available through software and drivers download pages found on the HP Business Support Center website


Link to driver, firmware, software and manuals

Click here to access the updated driver, firmware, software and manuals .


Legal Disclaimer: Products sold prior to the November 1, 2015 separation of Hewlett-Packard Company into Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company and HP Inc. may have older product names and model numbers that differ from current models.

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