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Compaq Proliant 3000 - Overview

Product description

Compaq ProLiant 3000 Server
An affordable departmental server delivering record breaking performance and ultimate levels of expandability designed as a branch office server for Internet/Intranet, file/print and database application functions. In addition to its excellent performance and expandability, this server also includes comprehensive fault-tolerant and management capabilities.


Product features

Processor (Base system shipped with one of the following)
2nd Generation, 400 to 600 MHz
  • Intel Pentium III 600 MHz
  • Intel Pentium III 550 MHz
  • Intel Pentium III 500 MHz
  • Intel Pentium II 450 MHz
  • Intel Pentium II 400 MHz
1st Generation, 300 & 333 MHz
  • Intel Pentium II 333 MHz
  • Intel Pentium II 300 MHz
Cache Memory
All Models
512-KB ServerCache-2 (Level 2 cache)
All Models
Base system as shipped from Compaq is upgradable to dual processors. Compaq also offered a 4-way Pentium III Xeon upgrade program for the ProLiant 3000.
Pentium II 300 MHz
64 MB of ECC EDO memory expandable to 512 MB
Pentium II 333 MHz
64 MB of ECC EDO memory expandable to 3 GB
Pentium II 400 MHz to Pentium III 600 MHz (Non array models)
128 MB of 100 MHz Registered ECC SDRAM expandable to 4 GB
Pentium II 400 MHz to Pentium III 600 MHz (Array models)
256 MB of 100 MHz Registered ECC SDRAM expandable to 4 GB
Network Controller
Pentium II 300 & 333 MHz
Compaq Netelligent 10/100 TX PCI UTP Controller
Pentium II 400 MHz to Pentium III 600 MHz
Compaq NC3120 10/100 TX PCI UTP controller
Expansion Slots
Pentium II 300 & 333 MHz
8 - Total slots consisting of:
  • 5 - PCI 32-bit/33MHz
  • 3 - Shared PCI / EISA, 32 bit/33 MHz
Pentium II 400 MHz to Pentium III 600 MHz
8 - Total slots consisting of:
  • 5 - PCI
  • 3 - Shared PCI 32-bit/33MHz and ISA, 16 bit
Storage Controllers
All models
Integrated Dual Channel Wide-Ultra SCSI-3 controller
Array models
Smart Array 3200 controller in PCI slot
Storage Bays
All models
  • 3 - Non-Hot Plug drive bays. System ships with CD-ROM in bottom bay.
  • 8 - Hot Plug drive bays (Using two standard drive cages with 1" hard drives)
  • 10 - Hot Plug drive bays (Using two optional Ultra2/Ultra3 drive cages with 1" hard drives)
Actual number of hard drives supported is dependent on the model of SCSI controller, drive cage type being used, and height of hard drive.
Storage (Two drive cages supported, system ships with one)
All models
  • 1.44 MB diskette drive
  • IDE CD-ROM Drive
Optional: 2 - Non-Hot Plug 1-inch Hard Drives above CD-ROM drive
Non Array models
Standard with one Wide Ultra2 drive cage (328073-B21) Supports 4 - 1" hard drives or 3 - 1.5 " hard drives per drive cage
Array models
Standard with two Ultra2/Ultra3 drive cages ( 382157-B21) Supports 5 - 1" hard drives per drive cage
Maximum Storage Capacity
Simplex/Duplex Drive Cage & External Storage
  • Internal 327.6 GB (254.8 GB pluggable with seven 36.4 GB drives)
  • External 5.241 TB (12 ProLiant Storage Systems, each with 12 x 36.4-GB hard drives)
Total 5.678 TB
Ultra2/Ultra3 Drive Cage & StorageWorks Enclosure
  • Internal 436.8 GB (364 GB hot pluggable with ten 1” 36.4-GB drives)
  • External 6.115 TB (12 StorageWorks Enclosure, each with 14 x 36.4-GB hard drives)
Total 6.552 TB
All models
  • Parallel: 1
  • Serial: 2
  • Mouse: 1
  • Graphics: 1
  • Keyboard: 1
  • External Wide-Ultra SCSI-3: 1
  • Network RJ-45: 1
Pentium II 300 to 333 MHz
Integrated Cirrus Logic CL-GD54M30 VGA PCI Video Controller with 1 MB of memory. Maximum resolution 1024 x 768 x 256 colors.
Pentium II 400 MHz to Pentium III 600 MHz
Integrated ATI Rage IIc VGA PCI Video Controller with 1 MB of memory. Maximum resolution 1024 x 768 x 256 colors.
Form Factor
All models
Tower or Rack (7U) models available. Tower to Rack conversion kit available.
Compaq Software
All models
  • Compaq Insight Manager 2.0 is designed to maximize server availability by automatically alerting a system administrator of potential system problems prior to the actual failure of critical server components. Compaq Insight Manager reduces systems management cost, improves operational efficiency and effectiveness, and minimizes system downtime.
  • SmartStart provides and easy-to-follow Microsoft Windows-based program that configures the server and installs NetWare, Microsoft Windows NT, or SCO UNIX. All the software and information needed for reliable server setup is on the CD-ROMs for easy handling.
  • Array Configuration Utility is the same easy to use yet powerful GUI configuration utility and easy to navigate wizards for early models of Smart Array Controllers.
All models
  • Integrated Management Display (IMD) (optional on Model 1’s)
  • Automatic Server Recovery-2 (ASR-2)
  • Integrated Remote Console (IRC)
    • Hardware Remote Console
    • Full Remote Server Reboot Capability
    • Reset and Failure Sequence Replay
    • Host Hardware Independent
    • Operating System Independent
  • Server Health Logging
  • Revision History Table
  • Automatic Revision Tracking
  • Drive Parameter Tracking (with Smart Array Controller)
  • Dynamic Sector Repairing (with Smart Array Controller)
  • Off-Line Backup Processor capability
  • Pre-Failure Warranty (covers processors, hard drives and memory)
  • Redundant Fan Support
All models
  • Power-on password
  • Hot plug keyboard password
  • Diskette drive control
  • Diskette boot control
  • QuickLock, QuickBlank, Network Server Mode
  • Parallel and serial interface control
  • Administrator's password
  • Disk configuration lock
Power Supply
All models
The Compaq 750 Watt (110 volt) / 500 Watt (220 volt) Hot Plug Redundant Power Supply (306592-xx1) ships standard with the ProLiant 3000. A second one is required for redundancy.
OS Support
All models
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Novell NetWare
  • SCO OpenServer
  • SCO UnixWare
  • IBM OS/2 Warp Family
  • LINUX (RedHat, S.U.S.E., TurboLinux Server, Caldera eServer)
  • Sun Solaris Intel Platform Edition
  • Banyan VINES1
Service and Support
All models
Compaq Services provides a full range of service offerings, including a three-year, limited warranty fully supported by a worldwide network of resellers and service providers, lifetime toll-free 7 x 24 hardware technical phone support, and Pre-Failure Warranty coverage of hard drives, memory and processors. In addition, Compaq Services offers Site Inspection, Installation Support, and Warranty Upgrades to four-hour response, Software Support, and full Account Management Solutions. Disaster recovery services are available through partnership with Comdisco.2
Note 1 : For a more complete and up-to-date listing of supported OS's and versions, please visit our OS Support Matrix at:
Note 2 : Certain restrictions and exclusions apply. Consult the Compaq Customer Support Center at 1-800-345-1518 for details.


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