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PowerEdge 2300
Network Server
Dell Computer Corporation
4 Nov 1999
Tested and Approved with the following Novell products:
NDS 8 (Novell Directory Services) NetWare(v4.2)
NetWare 5 Novell BorderManager(v2.1.0)
Novell Cluster Services for NetWare 5 (v1.0) Support Pack 3a for NetWare 5

Product Description
The PowerEdge 2300 is a workgroup class minitower server featuring hot-swap hard drives, rack mount capability and strong serviceability. The PowerEdge 2300 support both UP and SMP environments using Intel's PII and PIII processors, up to 2GB RAM and 4, 9 and 18GB LVD SCSI hard drives.

Approved for use as a NetWare Enhanced Security Server (NetWare v4.2)

Test Configuration
Product/Model/RevPowerEdge 2300/PIII 450Mhz/Rev. A09
CD-ROM Drive1 NEC CDR-1910A; SCSI-2; Spin Rate 32X
CPU1 Intel Pentium(r) III; 450 MHz
Hard Disk Drive1 Seagate Barracuda 9LP ST34573LC; 4.55 GB; Ultra2SCSI LVD
Host Bus Adapter1 Adaptec Integrated AIC-7860; Wide UltraSCSI
1 Adaptec Integrated AIC-7890; Wide Ultra2SCSI
1 QLogic QLA2100; FibreChannel SCSI; PCI-ISA
Mass Storage Solution/Subsystem1 Dell PowerVault 650F
Video Adapter1 ATI 3D RAGE PRO; 2 MB; BIOS A00; Video Resolution XGA
Bus Type2 ISA/PCI
Computer TypeMid Tower
Floppy Type1.44 MB
Mother Board RevisionA00
System Test Kit VersionK

Adapters and drivers used in testing
Adapter Driver Type File Name Date Size
Adaptec Integrated AIC-7860
NWPA AHA2940.HAM 16-Mar-1998 02:58 PM97148
Adaptec Integrated AIC-7890
NWPA AIC78U2.HAM 09-Feb-1998 01:26 PM96764
QLogic QLA2100 / QLA2100F 64-Bit PCI-to-FC Host Adapter
QL2100.HAM 30-Aug-1999 03:45 PM97568
Intel EtherExpress(TM) PRO/100+ PCI Adapter
32-bit ODI ASM E100B.LAN 25-Jun-1998 03:59 AM52684
Intel EtherExpress(TM) PRO/100B TX PCI LAN Adapter
32-bit ODI ASM E100B.LAN 11-Feb-1998 05:13 PM50363
IBM Auto LANStreamer PCI
32-bit ODI IBMMPCO.LAN 23-Jun-1997 05:49 PM45011
Eicon Technology Corporation EiconCard P92
Communications P92.LAN 04-Jul-1997 12:00 AM61004

The term Tested and Approved applies only to the exact configuration documented in this bulletin. For more information regarding the specific test configuration, please contact:

Dell Computer Corporation
One Dell Way
Round Rock, TX, 78682-1810
Voice: 512-338-4400
Toll Free: 800-BUY-DELL
Fax: 512-728-3653
Website: http://www.dell.com
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