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HPE ProLiant BL460c Gen8 Server Blade - Overview

Product description

HPE ProLiant BL460c Gen8 is a dual-socket server blade, which packs in more performance. With a 33% increase in memory DIMM count, Intel Xeon E5-2600 processor, faster I/O slots and enhanced Smart Array Controller that no W ships With 512MB Flash Back Write Cache (FBWC) standard. In addition, it is also more flexible. With the HPE FlexibleLOM which provides the ability to customize server net working today and the ability to meet future needs without over hauling server hardware

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What's new

  • Support for HPE Oneview software license

  • Support for HPE Secure encryption, a data security option for the HPE Smart Array P731m and the P230i Controllers

  • New HPE SmartMemory 24GB -1333 Memory low voltage option kit (761501-B21)

  • Support for HPE FlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 630 FLB FlexibleLOM

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Product features

Feature
Description
Processor
E5-2600 v2 series Processors:
  • Intel Xeon E5-2697 v2 (2.7 GHz/12-core/30MB/8.0GT-s QPI/130 W, DDR3-1866, HT, Turbo2-3/3/3/3/3/3/3/4/5/6/7/8)

  • Intel Xeon E5-2695 v2 (2.4 GHz/12-core/30MB/8.0GT-s QPI/115 W, DDR3-1866, HT, Turbo2-4/4/4/4/4/4/4/4/5/6/7/8)

  • Intel Xeon E5-2690 v2 (3.0 GHz/10-core/25MB/8.0GT-s QPI/130 W, DDR3-1866, HT, Turbo2-3/3/3/3/3/3/3/4/5/6)

  • Intel Xeon E5-2680 v2 (2.8 GHz/10-core/25MB/8.0GT-s QPI/115 W, DDR3-1866, HT, Turbo2-3/3/3/3/3/4/5/6/7/8)

  • Intel Xeon E5-2670 v2 (2.5 GHz/10-core/25MB/8.0GT-s QPI/115 W, DDR3-1866, HT, Turbo2-4/4/4/4/4/4/5/6/7/8)

  • Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2 (2.2 GHz/10-core/25MB/8.0GT-s QPI/95 W, DDR3-1866, HT, Turbo2-4/4/4/4/4/4/5/6/7/8)

  • Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2 (2.6 GHz/8-core/20MB/8.0GT-s QPI/95 W, DDR3-1866, HT, Turbo2- 4/4/4/4/5/6/7/8)

  • Intel Xeon E5-2650L v2 (1.7 GHz/10-core/25MB/8.0GT-s QPI/70 W, DDR3-1600, HT, Turbo2-2/2/2/2/2/2/2/2/3/4)

  • Intel Xeon E5-2667 v2 (3.3 GHz/8-core/25MB/8.0GT-s QPI/130 W, DDR3-1866, HT, Turbo2-3/3/3/3/4/5/6/7)

  • Intel Xeon E5-2643 v2 (3.5 GHz/6-core/25MB/8.0GT-s QPI/130 W, DDR3-1866, HT, Turbo2- 1/1/1/1/2/3)

  • Intel Xeon E5-2637 v2 (3.5 GHz/4-core/15MB/8.0GT-s QPI/130 W, DDR3-1866, HT, Turbo2- 1/1/2/3)

  • Intel Xeon E5-2640 v2 (2.0 GHz/8-core/20MB/7.2GT-s QPI/95 W, DDR3-1600, HT, Turbo2- 3/3/3/3/3/3/4/5)

  • Intel Xeon E5-2630 v2 (2.6 GHz/6-core/15MB/7.2GT-s QPI/80 W, DDR3-1600, HT, Turbo2- 3/3/3/3/4/5)

  • Intel Xeon E5-2630L v2 (2.4 GHz/6-core/15MB/7.2GT-s QPI/60 W, DDR3-1600, HT, Turbo2- 2/2/2/2/3/4)

  • Intel Xeon E5-2620 v2 (2.1 GHz/6-core/15MB/7.2GT-s QPI/80 W, DDR3-1600, HT, Turbo2- 3/3/3/3/4/5)

  • Intel Xeon E5-2609 v2 (2.5 GHz/4-core/10MB/6.4GT-s QPI/80 W)

  • Intel Xeon E5-2603 v2 (1.8 GHz/4-core/10MB/6.4GT-s QPI/80 W)

E5-2600 series Processors:
  • Intel Xeon E5-2690 (2.9 GHz/8-core/20MB/8.0GT-s QPI/135 W, DDR3-1600, HT, Turbo2- 4/4/4/5/5/7/7/9)

  • Intel Xeon E5-2680 (2.7 GHz/8-core/20MB/8.0GT-s QPI/130 W, DDR3-1600, HT, Turbo2- 4/4/5/5/5/7/8/8)

  • Intel Xeon E5-2670 (2.6 GHz/8-core/20MB/8.0GT-s QPI/115 W, DDR3-1600, HT, Turbo2- 4/4/5/5/6/6/7/7)

  • Intel Xeon E5-2665 (2.4 GHz/8-core/20MB/8.0GT-s QPI/115 W, DDR3-1600, HT, Turbo2- 4/4/5/5/6/6/7/7)

  • Intel Xeon E5-2667 (2.9 GHz/6-core/15MB/8.0GT-s QPI/130 W, DDR3-1600, HT, Turbo2- 3/3/3/4/5/6)

  • Intel Xeon E5-2660 (2.2 GHz/8-core/20MB/8.0GT-s QPI/95 W, DDR3-1600, HT, Turbo2- 5/5/6/6/7/7/8/8)

  • Intel Xeon E5-2650 (2.0 GHz/8-core/20MB/8.0GT-s QPI/95 W, DDR3-1600, HT, Turbo2- 4/4/5/5/5/7/8/8)

  • Intel Xeon E5-2650L (1.8 GHz/8-core/20MB/8.0GT-s QPI/70 W, DDR3-1600, HT, Turbo2- 2/2/3/3/4/4/5/5)

  • Intel Xeon E5-2643 kit (3.30 GHz/4-core/10MB/130 W) processor

  • Intel Xeon E5-2640 (2.5 GHz/6-core/15MB/7.2GT-s QPI/95 W, DDR3-1333, HT, Turbo2- 3/3/4/4/5/5)

  • Intel Xeon E5-2637 (3.0 GHz/2-core/5MB/8.0GT-s QPI/80 W, DDR3-1600, HT, Turbo2- 5/5)

  • Intel Xeon E5-2630 (2.3 GHz/6-core/15MB/7.2GT-s QPI/95 W, DDR3-1333, HT, Turbo2- 3/3/4/4/5/5)

  • Intel Xeon E5-2630L (2.0 GHz/6-core/15MB/8.0GT-s QPI/60 W, DDR3-1333, HT, Turbo2- 3/3/4/4/5/5)

  • Intel Xeon E5-2620 (2.0 GHz/6-core/15MB/7.2GT-s QPI/95 W, DDR3-1333, HT, Turbo2- 3/3/4/4/5/5)

  • Intel Xeon E5-2609 (2.4 GHz/4-core/10MB/6.4GT-s QPI/80 W)

  • Intel Xeon E5-2603 (1.8 GHz/4-core/10MB/6.4GT-s QPI/80 W)

Chipset
  • Intel C600 series chipset

  • Intel E5-2600 and 2600v2 processor families

Upgradeability
Upgradeable to two (2) processors
On system management chipset
HPE iLO (Firmware: HPE iLO 4)
Memory protection
  • Advanced ECC

  • Memory mirroring

  • Memory online spare mode (Rank spare mode)

Memory
Type
HPE SmartMemory DDR3 Load Reduced (LRDIMM), Registered (RDIMM), or Unbuffered ECC (UDIMM)
Standard (Pre-configured models)
64GB (8 x 8GB) DDR3 1600 MHz RDIMMs at 1.5 V
64GB (4 x 16GB) DDR3 1866 MHz RDIMMs at 1.5 V
32GB (4 x 8GB) DDR3 1600 MHz RDIMMs at 1.5 V
32GB (2 x 16GB) DDR3 1866 MHz RDIMMs at 1.5 V
32GB (4 x 8GB) DDR3 1333 MHz RDIMMs at 1.35 V
32GB (2 x 16GB) DDR3 160 0MHz RDIMMs at 1.35 V
16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3 1866 MHz RDIMMs at 1.5 V
16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR3 1333 MHz RDIMMs at 1.35 V
16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3 1600 MHz RDIMMs at 1.35 V
Maximum (LRDIMM)
512GB (16 x 32GB) up to 1333 MHz at 1.35 V
Maximum (RDIMM)
  • 256GB (16 x 16GB) up to 1866 MHz at 1.5 V

  • 384GB (16 x 24GB) up to 1333 MHz at 1.35 V

Maximum (UDIMM)
128GB (16 x 8GB) up to 1600 MHz at 1.5 V
Network controller
  • One (1) HPE FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 534FLB FlexibleLOM, HPE FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 554FLB FlexibleLOM, HPEFlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 650FLB DlexibleLOM, or HPE FlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 630FLB FlexibleLOM

  • One (1) HPE Flex-10 10Gb 2-port 530FLB FlexibleLOM

  • One (1) HPE Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 560FLB FlexibleLOM

Standard iLO Network Controller:
  • One (1) 10/100 Mb/s port for the HPE iLO 4 to onboard administrator link. The onboard administrator (With10/100/1000 Mb/s) to BladeSystem link is 1 Gb/s

Expansion slots
Two (2) I/O expansion mezzanine slots
  • x16 PCIe 3.0 type A (Supports type A mezzanine cards) (Expansion slot 1)

  • x16 PCIe 3.0 type B (Supports type A and type B mezzanine cards (Expansion slot 2)

Mezzanine card options include:
  • Dual-port 20Gb FlexFabric, Dual-port 10Gb FlexFabric, 10 GbE options, and quad-port 1Gb Ethernet server adapter mezzanine options for additional network ports

  • Dual-port 16Gb Fibre Channel HBA for SAN connectivity

  • QDR and FDR InfiniBand for low latency and high bandwidth server inter connectivity

  • I/O accelerator mezzanine options for high transaction rate local storage

Security
  • Power-on password

  • Administrator's password

  • Keyboard password (QuickLock)

  • HPE iLO 4 on system management chipset with:

    • SSL encryption

    • Secure shell version 2

    • Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) and Triple Data Encryption Standard (3DES) onbrowser, CLP and XML scripting interface

    • AES and RC4 encryption of video

  • External USB port enable/disable

  • Network server mode

  • Serial interface control

  • Trusted Platform Module (TPM ) 1.2 option

Fibre channel support
Up to two (2) optional Fibre Channel mezzanine HBAs are supported on the HPE ProLiant BL460c Gen8
Compatible SAN
  • HPE ProLiant BL460c Gen8 server blades are optimized for HPE MSA, EVA and XP

  • HPE ProLiant BL460c Gen8 server blades are compatible with select 3rd party SANs

Insight management software
  • HPE Insight Control

  • HPE Matrix OperatingEnvironment

  • HPE iLO Scale-Out

  • HPE iLO Advanced

  • License for ProLiantServers

High performance clusters
  • HPE Cluster Platforms

  • HPE HPC Interconnects

  • HPE Insight ClusterManagement Utility

Storage software
  • Data Protection and Recovery Software

  • Data Archive and Migration Software

  • Storage Resource Management Software (SRM)

  • Data Replication Software

  • Storage Device Management Software

  • HPE StoreVirtual VSA

Expansion blade support
Supports one (1) optional storage, tape, or PCI expansion blade
Storage controller
All BTO models
  • One (1) HPE Smart Array P220i Controller with 512MB Flash-Backed Write Cache (FBWC)supporting RAID 0 and RAID 1

Maximum internal storage
Hot Plug SFF SAS
4.0TB
2 x 2.0TB
Hot Plug SFF SATA
4.0TB
2 x 2.0TB
Hot Plug SFF SAS SSD
3.2TB
2 x 1.6TB
Hot Plug SFF SATA SSD
3.2TB
2 x 1.6TB
Interfaces
Micro SDHC slot: One (1) internal Micro Secure Digital High Capacity (Micro SDHC) card slot
USB 2.0 port: One (1) internal USB 2.0 connector for USB flash media drive keys
Industry standard compliance
  • ACPI 2.0

  • Microsoft logo certifications

  • USB 2.0 support

  • IMPI 2.0

  • Secure digital 2.0

  • TMP 1.2 support

  • IEEE (Specific IEEE standards depending on Ethernet adapter card(s) installed)

  • Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)

  • Triple Data Encryption Standard (3DES)

  • SNMP

  • SSL 2.0

  • DMTF systems management architecture for Server Hardware Command Line Protocol (SMASH CLP)

  • Active directory v1.0

  • PCIe 3.0

Graphics
Integrated Matrox G200eh video controller
  • 1280 x 1024 (32 bp)

  • 1920 x 1200 (16 bp)

HPE iLO management on system management memory
  • 16MB flash video memory

  • 256MB DDR 3 with ECC (112MB after ECC and video)

Form factor
HPE ProLiant BL460c Gen8 is a half-height server blade that plugs into the HPE BladeSystem c3000 and c7000 enclosures
Cache memory
For twenty two-core processors
  • 30MB (1 x 30MB) L3 cache

For six, eight or ten-core processors
  • 25MB (1 x 25MB) L3 cache

For eight-core processors:
  • 20MB (1 x 20MB) L3 cache

For quad or six-core processors:
  • 15MB (1 x 15MB) L3 cache

For quad-core processors:
  • 10MB (1 x 10MB) L3 cache

For dual-core processors:
  • 5MB (1 x 5MB) Level 3 cache

Enclosures
HPE offers two different c-Class server blade enclosures to meet users individual needs:
  • The HPE BladeSystem c7000 rack enclosure is 10U high and holds up to sixteen (16) ProLiant BL460cGen8 servers plugged vertically

  • The HPE BladeSystem c3000 rack enclosure is 6U high and holds up to eight (8) HPE ProLiant BL460cGen8 servers plugged horizontally

  • Server blades, storage blades, interconnect modules, power supplies, fans, and redundant onboardadministrator modules are all designed to fit into the c3000 and c7000 enclosures

System management
  • HPE iLO

  • HPE Agentless Management

  • HPE Active Health System

  • HPE Intelligent Provisioning

  • HPE iLO Mobile App

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Software overview

Feature
Description
Operating System (OS) and virtualization software
  • Microsoft Windows Server

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES)

  • Canonical Ubuntu

  • Oracle Solaris

  • VMware

  • Citrix XenServer

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Link to driver, firmware, software and manuals

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

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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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