CN100508481C - Method for automatic assigning communication port address, and blade type server system - Google Patents

Method for automatic assigning communication port address, and blade type server system Download PDF

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CN100508481C
CN100508481C CN 200410058656 CN200410058656A CN100508481C CN 100508481 C CN100508481 C CN 100508481C CN 200410058656 CN200410058656 CN 200410058656 CN 200410058656 A CN200410058656 A CN 200410058656A CN 100508481 C CN100508481 C CN 100508481C
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一种自动分配通信端口地址的方法及其刀片式服务器系统。 An automatic method for allocating communication port address and blade server systems. 刀片式服务器系统包括中央电路板与多个可热插拔装置。 Blade server system includes a central circuit board and a plurality of hot swappable devices. 中央电路板具有多个插槽。 A circuit board having a plurality of central slot. 多个可热插拔装置各具有一连接器以连接多个插槽之一。 A plurality of hot-pluggable devices each having a connector to connect one of the plurality of slots. 多个插槽分别对应于插槽识别码。 Respectively corresponding to the plurality of slots the slot identifiers. 多个可热插拔装置中的特定可热插拔装置通过所属的特定连接器插置于多个插槽中的特定插槽。 A plurality of hot-pluggable devices in a particular hot-pluggable device is interposed a plurality of slots a particular slot by a particular connector belongs. 特定可热插拔装置经由特定连接器取得对应于特定插槽的特定插槽识别码。 Particular hot-pluggable devices acquire specific identification code corresponding to a particular slot via a particular connector slot. 特定可热插拔装置依据特定插槽识别码产生特定通信端口地址。 Particular hot-pluggable device generates a particular communication port address identification code depending on the particular slot. 特定可热插拔装置并传输特定通信端口地址至其他已经插置于中央电路板上的多个热插拔装置,并接收其各自的通信端口地址。 Particular hot-pluggable device and transmit to a particular communication port address other devices have been interposed a plurality of central hot-swap circuit board and receive its respective communication port address.

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自动分配通信端口地址的方法及其刀片式服务器系统 The method of automatically allocating communication port address and blade systems

技术领域 FIELD

本发明有关于一种自动分配通信端口地址的方法及其刀片式服务器系统。 To a method for an automatic address assignment of communication ports and blade server system of the present invention. 且特別是有关于一种自动分配通信端口地址的方法及可热插拔装置,可热插拔装置通过一连接器取得一插槽所对应的插槽识别码,并且可热插拔装置通过该插槽识别码以产生一通信端口地址。 And more particularly to a method of automatically allocating communication port address and hot-swappable devices, hot-pluggable device acquires slot identification code corresponding to a slot by means of a connector, and means through which the hot-swappable slot identification code to generate a communication port address.

背景技术 Background technique

刀片式月PL务器(Blade server)系统100为目前常见的服务器系统,刀片式型服务器系统100由多个刀片式服务器102所组成。 Blade month PL service unit (Blade server) system 100 for the current system common server, blade server system 100 by a plurality of blade servers 102 components. 一个刀片式服务器102 将处理器、存储器,及硬盘驱动器等服务器系统的硬件综合到单一的主机板, 而每个刀片式服务器102彼此共用机箱(chassis),电源装置、键盘、显示器及鼠标等资源。 A server blade 102 to a hardware processor, a memory, and a hard disk drive integrated into a single server system motherboard, and each blade server chassis 102 common to each other (The chassis), the power supply device, a keyboard, monitor and mouse resources .

请参照图1,其表示传统刀片式服务器系统方块图。 Referring to FIG. 1, which represents a conventional blade server system block diagram. 刀片式服务器系统100包括一刀片式服务器102、 一管理服务器104与一中央电路板(middle plane) 106。 Blade server system 100 includes a server blade 102, a central management server 104 and a circuit board (middle plane) 106. 在刀片式服务器系统100正在运作时,可将刀片式服务器102直接拔离或插入插槽108-1-108-6中任一个插槽,此即称为热插拔(Hot Swap)。 When the blade server system 100 is in operation, the server blade 102 may be directly inserted into the socket or pulled out from a slot in any 108-1-108-6, namely called Hot Plug (Hot Swap). 在传统刀片式服务器系统中,具有一个管理服务器104。 In a conventional blade server system having a management server 104. 该管理服务器l(M 用以分配每个插入刀片式型服务器系统中的刀片式服务器102或其他模块的通信端口地址,进而达到交换数据的目的。 The management server l (M assigned to each blade server system is inserted in the server blade 102 or other communication port address of the module, thus achieving the purpose of exchanging data.

然而,传统的分配通信端口地址的方式为固定且唯一的。 However, the conventional way of allocating a communication port address is fixed and unique. 但在模块化的设计下逐渐成为主流的趋势下,具有热插拔的功能的管理服务器104逐渐使用于刀片式服务器系统中。 However, in a modular design gradually become the mainstream of the trend, with hot-swap function management server 104 used to gradually blade server system. 当管理服务器104拔除而更换以另一个管理服务器时。 When the management server 104 when removal of the replacement management server to another. 该另一个管理服务器可能需要重新定义所有刀片式服务器的通信端口地址,而产生管理不易或通信端口地址冲突的问题。 The management server may need to further define the addresses of all communication ports of the server blade, the problem is not easy management communication port or address conflicts. 因此,各个刀片式服务器或其他模块间将会因为管理服务器104具热插拔(Hot Swap)的功能,而使得当管理服务器104本身拔离系统时,分配通信端口地址的机制变得更困难及复杂。 Thus, between the various modules or other server blade management server 104 will be as hot-swap (Hot Swap) features, such that when pulling away from the system, the communication port address assignment mechanism when management server 104 itself becomes more difficult and complex.

5发明内容 5 SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION

有鉴于此,本发明的目的就是在提供一种可自动分配通信端口地址的方法及其刀片式型服务器系统,可以解决管理服务器具有热插拔功能所造成分配通信端口地址困难的问题。 In view of this, the object of the present invention is to provide a communication port address assignment method and the automatic blade server system, the management server can resolve the difficulties of hot-pluggable port address assignment communication problems caused.

根据本发明的目的,提出一种刀片式服务器系统。 The object of the present invention, to provide a blade server system. 刀片式服务器系统包括中央电路板与多个可热插拔装置.中央电路板具有多个插槽。 Blade server system includes a central circuit board and a plurality of hot swappable devices central circuit board having a plurality of slots. 多个插槽分 A plurality of sub-slots

别对应于一插槽识别码(slot ID)。 Respectively correspond to a slot identification code (slot ID). 多个插槽识别码分别对应于一通信端口地址。 A plurality of slots identification codes corresponding to a respective communications port address. 多个可热插拔装置各具有一连接器与一管理监控主控器。 A plurality of hot-pluggable devices each having a connection with a master management control. 各多个可热插拔装置通过所属的连接器连接到多个插槽中的任何一个上。 Each of the plurality of hot-pluggable devices connected to any of a plurality of slots through the connector belongs. 其中,多个可热插拔装置中的一特定可热插拔装置的一特定连接器插置于多个插槽中的一特定插槽后.特定可热插拔装置通过特定连接器取得对应于特定插槽的特定插槽识别码.特定可热插拔装置的特定管理监控主控器依据特定插槽识别码产生特定通信端口地址.特定管理监控主控器并传输特定通信端口地址至已经插置于中央电路板上的各多个可热插拔装置的管理监控主控器。 Wherein the plurality of hot-pluggable devices in a particular a particular hot pluggable connector means interposed plurality of slots after a particular slot. Acquires the corresponding specific hot-pluggable devices through a specific connector slot identification code specific to a particular slot. specific master management control means generating a specific hot-pluggable communications port address specific identification code depending on the particular slot. manage specific transmission and monitoring master to address a particular communication port has each master management and monitoring of a plurality of hot-pluggable devices interposed central circuit board. 并要求已经插置于中央电路板上的各多个可热插拔装置中的管理监控主控器回复各自的通信端口地址。 And each of the plurality of requirements have been interposed a central hot-pluggable devices in the circuit board master return management and monitoring the respective communication port address.

根据本发明的另一目的,提供一种自动分配通信端口地址的方法,用于一刀片式服务器系统.刀片式服务器系统包括一中央电路板与多个可热插拔装置.中央电路板具有多个插槽。 According to another object of the present invention, there is provided a method for automatically allocating communication port address for a blade server system comprising a blade server system central circuit board with a plurality of hot swappable devices central circuit board having a plurality slots. 多个可热插拔装置各具有一连接器与一管理监控主控器。 A plurality of hot-pluggable devices each having a connection with a master management control. 各个可热插拔装置通过所属的连接器连接到多个插槽中中的任何一个上。 Each hot-pluggable device is connected to a plurality of slots through the connector any one belongs. 本发明的方法如下:分配多个插槽分别对应于一插槽识别码(slot ID)。 The method of the present invention is as follows: a plurality of dispensing slots corresponding to a respective slot identification code (slot ID). 插入多个可热插拔装置中的一特定可热插拔装置至于多个插槽中的一特定插槽。 Inserting a plurality of devices according to a specific hot-pluggable devices hotpluggable As a plurality of slots a particular slot. 并通过该特定可热插拔装置所属的连接器取得对应于特定插槽之一特定插槽识别码。 The specific hot-pluggable by means acquires the corresponding connectors belongs to a particular one of the slot-specific slot identification code. 再通过特定可热插拔装置的一特定管理监控主控器依据特定插槽识别码产生一特定通信端口地址。 Monitoring a specific management master then hot-pluggable device via a particular communication port address is generated based on a specific identification code specific slot. 最后,特定管理监控主控器传输特定通信端口地址至其他已经插置于中央电路板上的各多个可热插拔装置的管理监控主控器.并要求已经插置于中央电路板上的各多个可热插拔装置中的管理监控主控器回复各自的通信端口地址。 Finally, certain management and monitoring master transmission a particular communication port address to another master management control has been interposed a plurality of hot-pluggable devices of each central board. Interposed and claims have the center of the circuit board each of the plurality of hot-pluggable devices in reply to the master management and monitoring the respective communication port address.

为让本发明的上述目的、特征、和优点能更明显易懂,下文特举一较佳实施例,并配合附困,详细说明如下。 In order to make the above-described object of the present invention, features, and advantages can be more fully understood by referring cite a preferred embodiment, trapped and fit attachment, described in detail below. 附图说明 BRIEF DESCRIPTION

图l表示传统刀片式型服务器系统方块图。 Figure l showing a conventional blade server system block diagram in FIG.

图2表示应用本发明的一种自动分配通信端口地址的刀片式服务器系统结构图。 Figure 2 shows a communications port address is automatically allocated blade server system configuration diagram according to the present invention is applied.

图3表示依照本发明的一种自动分配通信端口地址的方法的流程图。 3 shows a flowchart of an automatic communication port address assignment method of the present invention. 图4表示依照本发明一较佳实施例的一种应用本发明的自动分配通信端口地址的方法的刀片式服务器系统方块图。 Figure 4 shows a block diagram of a blade server system in accordance with a method to automatically assign a port address of a communication application of the present invention, a preferred embodiment of the present invention.

图5表示EPT 246-31300-15连接器接脚编号图。 5 shows EPT 246-31300-15 connector pin numbers FIG.

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100:刀片式服务器系统 100: Blade server systems

102:刀片式服务器 102: Blade

104:管理服务器 104: Management Server

106:中央电路板 106: Central board

108:连接器 108: Connector

200:刀片式服务器系统 200: Blade server systems

202-1-5:刀片式服务器 202-1-5: Blade servers

204-1-2:管理服务器 204-1-2: Management Server

206:中央电路板 206: Central board

208-1-7:插槽 208-1-7: Slot

210-1-7:连接器 210-1-7: Connector

212-1-1、 212-1-3:管理监控主控器B3、 C2、 C3及D3:接脚 212-1-1, 212-1-3: management and monitoring master B3, C2, C3 and D3: pin

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请参照图2,其所表示应用本发明的一较佳实施例的一种自动分配通信端口地址的刀片式服务器系统结构图。 Referring to FIG 2, it represents blade server system configuration diagram of an automatic communication port address assignment embodiment of the present invention applied to a preferred embodiment. 刀片式服务器系统200为可热插拔系统。 Blade server system 200 is a hot pluggable system. 刀片式服务器系统200包括一中央电路板206与多个可热插拔装置。 Blade server system 200 includes a central circuit board 206 and a plurality of hot swappable devices. 多个可热插拔装置包括多个刀片式服务器202-1-202-5与多个管理服务器204-1-204-2。 A plurality of hot swappable devices comprise a plurality of blade servers and a plurality of management servers 204-1-204-2 202-1-202-5. 中央电路板包括多个插槽208-1-208-7。 The circuit board includes a plurality of slots central 208-1-208-7. 多个刀片式服务器202-1-202-5与多个管理服务器204-1-204-2分别具有一符合EPT And a plurality of blade servers 202-1-202-5 plurality of management servers each having a compliance EPT 204-1-204-2

7246-31300-15接脚规格的连接器210-1-210-7。 7246-31300-15 pin standard connector 210-1-210-7. 各多个刀片式服务器202-l-202-5通过所属的EPT 246-31300-15连接器210-3-210-7连接多个插槽208-1-208-7中的任何一个上,例如208-3-208-7上。 Each of the plurality of blade servers connected to any of the plurality of sockets 210-3-210-7 208-1-208-7 in a 202-l-202-5 through EPT 246-31300-15 connector belongs, e.g. on 208-3-208-7. 各个管理服务器(204-1-2)通过所属的EPT 246-31300-15连接器210-1-210-2连接多个插槽208-1-208-7中的任何一个上,例如208-1-208-2上。 Each management server (204-1-2) is connected to any of a plurality of slots in 208-1-208-7 by EPT 246-31300-15 connector belongs 210-1-210-2, 208-1 e.g. -208-2 on.

在本发明中,指定每个插槽208-1-208-7分别对应于一个插槽识别码(slot ID),并利用每个EPT 246-31300-15连接器210-1-210-7所分别包括的四支接脚来取得对应于各多个插槽208-1-208-7的插槽识别码(slot ID)。 In the present invention, designated respectively corresponding to each slot 208-1-208-7 a slot identification code (slot ID), and with each of the EPT 246-31300-15 connector 210-1-210-7 They include the four pins to obtain a plurality of slots corresponding to the respective sockets 208-1-208-7 of the identification code (slot ID). 进一步来说,请同时参照图2与图3。 Furthermore, please refer to FIGS. 2 and 3. 图3表示依照本发明的一种自动分配通信端口地址的方法的流程图。 3 shows a flowchart of an automatic communication port address assignment method of the present invention. 请参照图3,首先,进入步骤302,将特定可热插拔装置插置于一特定插槽中。 Referring to FIG. 3, first, the process proceeds to step 302, the particular hot-pluggable device is interposed in a particular slot. 例如,参考图2,特定可热插拔装置为刀片式服务器202-1,对应特定插槽为插槽208-3。 For example, with reference to FIG. 2, hot-swappable particular server blade means 202-1, 208-3 corresponding to a particular slot to slot. 接着,进入步骤304,通过特定连接器取得对应该特定插槽的特定插槽识别码。 Next, step 304 is entered, it should be made for a particular slot identification code particular slot by a specific connector. 也就是说,刀片式服务器202-1通过所属的特定连接器210-3的四支接脚取得对应该特定插槽208-3 的特定插槽识别码.然后,进入步骤306,特定可热插拔装置依据特定插槽识别码产生一特定通信端口地址,也就是说,刀片式服务器202-1的特定管理监控主控器212-3(见图4)依据特定插槽识别码产生一特定通信端口地址。 That is, the server blade made through a specific connector 202-1 belongs 210-3 four pin slot identification code specific to a particular slot 208-3 to be then proceeds to step 306, a particular hot-pluggable pulling means for generating a particular communication port address for a particular slot based on the identification code, i.e., a particular server blade management control master 202-1 212-3 (see FIG. 4) to generate a particular slot based on a particular communication identifier port address. 最后,i^A步骤308,特定可热插拔装置传输特定通信端口地址至其他已经插置于中央电路板上的各个可热插拔装置的管理监控主控器。 Finally, i ^ A step 308, the particular hot-swappable means for transmitting a particular communication port address has been interposed to another master management control center of each hot-pluggable device is a circuit board. 并要求已经插置于中央电路板上的各多个可热插拔装置中的管理监控主控器回复各自的通信端口地址。 And each of the plurality of requirements have been interposed a central hot-pluggable devices in the circuit board master return management and monitoring the respective communication port address. 如此,即可使该特定可热插拔装置与其他多个可热插拔装置进行交换数据, Thus, to make the particular hot-pluggable device to exchange data with other plurality of hot swappable devices,

进一步来说,在步骤304中,由于EPT 246-31300-15连接器包括四支接脚,来建构二的四次方个插槽识别码,即16組插槽识别码。 Further, in step 304, since the EPT 246-31300-15 connector comprises four pins, to construct two to the fourth slot identification code, i.e., slot group 16 identification code. 在本实施例中只用7个插槽识别码,实际上,多个插槽208-1-208-7最多为16个,亦分别具有16组不同的插槽识别码。 In the present embodiment, only seven slots with an identification code, in fact, a plurality of sockets 208-1-208-7 up to 16, also each having a different set of slots 16 identification codes. 因此多个可热插拔装置可最多支援到16个。 Thus a plurality of hot swappable devices may support up to 16. 因此在本实施例中,7组插槽识别码分别分配给多个插槽208-l-208-7。 Therefore, in the present embodiment, the slot 7 group identification codes respectively assigned to a plurality of slots 208-l-208-7. 使得各多个插槽208-1-208-7分别具不同的插槽识别码。 Such that each of the plurality of sockets 208-1-208-7 each having different slot identifiers. 使得刀片式服务器202-1 通过所属的特定连接器210-3的四支接脚取得对应该特定插槽208-3的特定插槽识別码'而在步骤306中,刀片式服务器202-1的特定管理监控主控器212-3内建对应该16組插槽识别码(slot ID)的16组通信端口地址。 So that the blade server 202-1 acquired identification code for a particular slot to be a particular slot 208-3 'through a specific connector belongs four pins 210-3 in step 306, the server blade 202-1 specific master management monitoring communication ports 212-3 built group 16 group 16 should address slot identification code (slot ID) of. 该特定管理监控主控器212-3则依据对应该特定插槽208-3的特定插槽识别码,产生对应的特定通信端口地址。 The master 212-3 specific management and monitoring the specific slot based on the identification code to be a particular slot 208-3 generates addresses corresponding to a particular communication port.

现作更进一步的说明如下。 As will now be explained further below. 请参照图4,其表示依照本发明的较佳实施例的应用本发明的自动分配通信端口地址的方法的刀片式服务器系统方块图。 Referring to Figure 4, which represents a method of automatically allocating communication port address of the blade server system block diagram of the present invention is applied in accordance with the preferred embodiment of the present invention. 第一插槽208-1与第二插槽208-2分别对应于第一插槽识别码slot ID1与第二插裙识别码slot ID2。 A first slot and a second slot 208-1 208-2 corresponding to the first slot and a second identification code insertion slot ID1 skirt identifier slot ID2. 刀片式服务器202-1具有第一连接器210-3与第一管理监控主控器212-3。 Server blade having a first connector 202-1 210-3 212-3 to the first master management control. 刀片式服务器202-1通过第一连接器210-3插置于第一插槽208-1或第二插槽208-2。 Blade server through the first connector 202-1 210-3 208-1 is inserted into the first slot or the second slot 208-2. 当刀片式服务器202-1插置于第一插槽208-1时,刀片式服务器202-1经由第一连接器210-3取得对应于第一插槽208-1的第一插槽识别码slot ID1。 When the server blade is inserted into the first slot 202-1 208-1, the server blade slot 202-1 acquire the first identification code corresponding to a first slot via a first connector 208-1 210-3 slot ID1. 第一管理监控主控器212-3将依据第一插槽识别码slot ID1产生第一通信端口地址。 The first master management monitoring communication port 212-3 to generate a first address based on a first slot identification code slot ID1. 当刀片式服务器202-1插置于第二插槽208-2时,刀片式服务器202-1经由第一连接器210-3取得对应于第二插槽208-2的第二插槽识别码slot ID2。 When the server blade is inserted into the second slot 202-1 208-2, the blade server 202-1 208-2 made corresponding to the second slot a second slot identification code via the first connector 210-3 slot ID2. 此外,第一管理监控主控器212-3也将依据第二插槽识别码slot ID2产生第二通信端口地址。 Further, the first management master monitor 212-3 also generates a second address according to the second communication port slot identifier slot ID2.

同样的,管理服务器204-1具有第二连接器210-1与第二管理监控主控器212-1,用以插置于第一插槽208-1或第二插槽208-2。 Similarly, the management server 204-1 having a second connector 210-1 and the second management master monitor 212-1 to 208-1 is interposed a first slot or the second slot 208-2. 当管理服务器204-1插置于第一插槽208-1后,管理服务器204-1经由第二连接器210-1取得对应于笫一插槽208-1的第一插槽识别码slot ID1。 When the management server 204-1 is interposed a first slot 208-1, the management server fetches a corresponding 204-1210-1 Zi slot 208-1 to a first slot identification code via the second connector slot ID1 . 第二管理监控主控器212-1将依据第一插槽识别码slot ID1产生第一通信端口地址。 The second master management monitoring communication port 212-1 to generate a first address based on a first slot identification code slot ID1. 而当管理服务器204-1插置于第二插橫208-2的后,管理服务器204-1经由第二连接器210-1取得对应于第二插槽208-2的第二插槽识别码slot ID2。 When the management server 204-1 is inserted after the second transverse interposed 208-2, 204-1 acquired management server 208-2 corresponding to the second slot in the second slot identification code via the second connector 210-1 slot ID2. 第二管理监控主控器212-1依据第二插槽识别码slot ID2产生第二通信端口地址。 The second management control master slot 212-1 according to the second identification code to generate a second slot ID2 communication port address.

因此当管理服务器204-1已经插置于第一插槽208-1上,使得管理服务器204-1具有第一通信端口地址。 Therefore, when the management server 204-1 has been plugged in first socket 208-1, 204-1 has a management server so that a first communication port address. 而刀片式^^务器202-1插入第二插槽208-2时,刀片式服务器202-1取得该第二通信端口地址,并且刀片式服务器202-1的第一管理监控主控器212-3传输第二通信端口地址至已经插置于第一插槽208-1的管理服务器204-1。 The blade ^^ traffic 202-1 208-2 inserted into the second slot, the blade server 202-1 obtains the address of the second communication port, and a first blade server of the management control master 212202-1 -3 transmitted to the second communication port has been inserted into the first address slot management server 208-1 204-1. 而管理服务器204-1的第二管理监控主控器212-1则回复第一通信端口地址给刀片式服务器202-1。 And a second management control master management server 204-1 212-1 port address of the reply to the first communication server blade 202-1. 反之,当刀片式服务器202-1已经插至于第一插槽208-1上,使得刀片式服务器202-1具有第一通信端口地址。 On the contrary, when the blade server 202-1 is plugged As a first slot 208-1, 202-1 so that the blade server having a first communication port address. 而管理服务器204-1插入第二插槽208-2时,管理服务器204-1取得该第二通信端口地址,并且管理服务器204-1的第二管理监控主控器212-1传输第二通信端口地址至已经插置于第一插槽208-1的刀片式服务器202-1。 The management server 204-1 and 208-2 is inserted into the second slot, the management server 204-1 obtains the address of the second communication port, and a second management control management server 204-1 212-1 transmitting a second communication master port address has been interposed to the first slot of the blade server 208-1 202-1. 而刀片式服务器202-1的第一管理监控主控器212-3则回复该第一通信端口地址给管理服务器204-1。 And a first blade server 202-1 212-3 master management control the first communication port the return address to the management server 204-1. 因此不论刀片式服务器202-1或管理服务器204-1插至于多个插槽208-1-208-7中的任一个。 Thus regardless of the server blade management server 202-1 or 204-1 as to plug any one of the plurality of sockets 208-1-208-7. 都可通过所属的连接器210-3、 210-1所包括的四支接脚,取得多个插槽208-1-208-7所对应的插槽识别码。 Can 210-3, 210-1 included in the four-pin connector via belongs acquires slot identification code corresponding plurality of sockets 208-1-208-7. 经由各自的管理监控主控器212-3与212-1内建对应该16个插槽识别码(slot ID)的16组通信端口地址,来找出对应的插槽识别码的通信端口地址。 Via respective management control master 212-3 and 212-1 to be built-in communication port address identification codes 16 slots (slot ID) of the group communication port 16 address to find the identification code corresponding to the slot.

接着请参照图5,其表示EPT 246-31300-15连接器接脚编号图。 Referring next to FIG 5, which represents EPT 246-31300-15 connector pin numbers in FIG. 本发明就是通过该EPT 246-31300-15连接器包括四支接脚来取得该16个插槽识别码(slot ID)的16组通信端口地址。 The present invention comprises four pins 16 to obtain the slot identification code (slot ID) of the group communication ports 16 through which address EPT 246-31300-15 connector. 其中,接脚分布的定义为,纵轴编号为A、 B、 C、 D、 E、 F、 G、 H,横轴编号为1、 2、 3、 4、 5、 6、 7、 8、 9、 10、11,本发明四支接脚分别为EPT 246-31300-15连接器中,编号为B3、 C2、C3及D3的接脚。 Wherein pinout is defined, and the vertical axis numbered A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, and the horizontal axis is numbered 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 , 10 and 11, according to the present invention, four pins are EPT 246-31300-15 connector, the number B3, C2, C3, and D3 pins.

应用本发明的自动分配通信端口地址的方法的刀片式服务器系统,任何多个可热插拔装置的一插入任何多个插槽之一时,将可以取得该插槽的识别码(slot ID)并产生对应该识别码(slot ID)的通信端口地址。 System automatically blade server communication port address assignment method of the present invention, inserted into any of a plurality of hot-swappable any one of a plurality of time slots, the identification code can obtain the slot (slot ID) of the device and generating a communication identification code is port address (slot ID) of. 新插入的可热插拔装置再传输自己的通信端口地址至其他的插置于中央电路板上的多个可热插拔装置,并接受插置于中央电路板上的多个可热插拔装置各自的通信端口地址。 The new hot-pluggable devices inserted retransmissions own communication port address to the other center of the circuit board is interposed a plurality of hot-swappable devices, and receive a circuit board is interposed a plurality of central hot-swappable means respective communication port address. 使得新插入的可热插拔装置能与其他可热插拔装置进行数据交换或处理。 Hot-swappable so that the newly inserted device capable of data exchange with other devices or hot-swap process.

本发明上述实施例所公开的应用本发明的自动分配通信端口地址的方法的刀片式服务器系统。 Blade server systems automated method of allocating a communication port address of the present invention is applied to the above embodiments of the present invention is disclosed. 通过EPT 246-31300-15连接器中四支接脚,取得对应于各多个插槽的插槽识别码。 EPT 246-31300-15 by four connector pins, slots corresponding to the acquired identification code for each of the plurality of slots. 让多个刀片式服务器位或多个管理服务器于同一个刀片式型服务器系统内可以自动分配通信端口地址。 So that a plurality of bits or more server blade management server may automatically assign a communication port address within the same blade server system. 本发明可以解决管理服务器具有热插拔功能所造成分配通信端口地址困难的问题。 The present invention can solve the problem of hot-swap capability management server having a communication port address assignment difficulties caused.

综上所述,虽然本发明已以一较佳实施例公开如上,然其并非用以限定本发明,任何本领域技术人员,在不脱离本发明的精神和范围的情况下,可 Although the present invention has been described with a preferred embodiment disclosed above, they are not intended to limit the present invention, anyone skilled in the art, without departing from the spirit and scope of the present invention, can be

进行各种更动与修改,因此本发明的保护范围当视所提出的权利要求限定的范围为准。 Various alterations and modifications, and therefore the scope of the present invention is best defined by the scope of the appended claims and their equivalents forth.

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  1. 1. 一种具有自动分配通信端口地址的可热插拔系统,包括:一中央电路板,具有多个插槽,该多个插槽分别对应于一插槽识别码,该多个插槽识别码分别对应于一通信端口地址;以及多个可热插拔装置,各具有一连接器与一管理监控主控器,各该多个可热插拔装置通过所属的该连接器连接到该多个插槽中的任何一个上;其中,在该多个可热插拔装置中的一特定可热插拔装置通过所属的一特定连接器插置于该多个插槽中的一特定插槽后,该特定可热插拔装置通过该特定连接器取得对应于该特定插槽的特定插槽识别码,该特定可热插拔装置的一特定管理监控主控器依据该特定插槽识别码产生一特定通信端口地址,该特定管理监控主控器并传输该特定通信端口地址至已经插置于该中央电路板上的其他各该多个可热插拔装置的管理监控主控器,并要求已经 An automatic dispensing hot-pluggable communications port address system, comprising: a central circuit board having a plurality of slots, the slots respectively corresponding to a plurality of slot identifier, identifying the plurality of slots codes respectively corresponding to a communication port address; and a plurality of hot-swappable devices, each having a connection with a master management control, each of the plurality of hot-pluggable devices connected to the multiple through which the connector belongs on any of the slots; wherein a plurality of the specific hot-pluggable devices in a hot-pluggable device is interposed in a specific slot of the plurality of slots through a particular connector belongs after obtaining the particular hot-pluggable device identification code corresponding to a particular slot of the specific slot through which a particular connector, the particular hot-swappable a particular master management control apparatus according to the identification code particular slot generating a particular communication port address, and the master management control specific to the particular communication port address transmitted to the other has been interposed master management monitoring each of the plurality of hot-pluggable devices to the central board, and requirements have been 置于该中央电路板上的各该多个可热插拔装置中的管理监控主控器回复各自的通信端口地址。 The circuit board placed in the center of each of the plurality of masters management monitoring device may respond to each hot-pluggable communications port address.
  2. 2. 如权利要求l所述的系统,该可热插拔系统是一刀片式服务器系统。 L The system according to claim 2, the system is a hot-pluggable blade server systems.
  3. 3. 如权利要求2所述的系统,该多个可热插拔装置是一刀片式服务器或一管理服务器。 The system according to claim 2, the plurality of hot-pluggable device is a blade server or a management server.
  4. 4. 如权利要求3所述的系统,其中该多个连接器为一符合EPT 246-31300-15规格连接器。 4. The system according to claim 3, wherein the plurality of connectors to comply with a standard EPT 246-31300-15 connector.
  5. 5. 如权利要求4所述的系统,其中该连接器的接脚定义方式为,纵轴编号为A、 B、 C、 D、 E、 F、 G、 H,横轴编号为1、 2、 3、 4、 5、 6、 7、 8、 9、 10、 11。 5. The system of claim 4, wherein the connector pin is defined way, and the vertical axis numbered A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, and the horizontal axis is numbered 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11.
  6. 6. 如权利要求5所述的系统,其中该连接器更包括四支接脚,该四支接脚分别为该连接器中,编号为B3、 C2、 C3及D3的接脚,该特定可热插拔装置通过该特定连接器的四支接脚取得该特定插槽识别码。 6. The system of claim 5, wherein the connector further comprises four pins, which are four pins for the connector, the number B3, C2, C3, and D3 of the pin, which can be specific Hot Swap means acquires the specific slot identification code by the particular four pin connector.
  7. 7. —种刀片式服务器系统,具有一中央电路板,该中央电路板至少包括一第一插槽与一第二插槽,该第一插槽与该第二插槽分别对应于一第一插槽识别码与一第二插槽识别码,该刀片式服务器系统至少包括:一刀片式服务器,包括一第一连接器与一第一管理监控主控器,该刀片式服务器通过该第一连接器插置于该第一插槽时,该第一管理监控主控器产生对应该第一插槽识别码的一第一通信端口地址,或该刀片式服务器通过该第一连接器插置于该第二插槽时,该第一管理监控主控器产生对应该第二插槽识别码的一第二通4言端口地址;以及一管理服务器,包括一第二连接器与一第二管理监控主控器,该管理服务器通过该第二连接器插置于该第一插槽时,该第二管理监控主控器产生对应该第一插槽识别码的该第一通信端口地址,或该管理服务器通过该第 7. - the two blade server system, having a central circuit board, the circuit board includes at least a central first slot and a second slot, the first slot and the second slot corresponding to a respective first slot and a second slot identification code identifier, the blade server system comprising at least: a server blade, comprising a first connector and a first management master monitor, the blade server through the first when the first connector is plugged in the slot, generating the first management monitoring master identification code corresponding to the first slot of a first communication port address, or the blade server through the first connector interposed when in the second slot, the first generation master management control corresponding to the second slot identification code words 4 through a second port address; and a management server comprising a second connector and a second when the master management and monitoring, the management server disposed in the first slot is inserted through the second connector, the second management monitoring communication port to generate the first master address corresponding to the first slot identification code, the management server or by the first 二连接器插置于该第二插槽时,该第二管理监控主控器产生对应该第二插槽识别码的该第二通信端口地址,其中,当该管理服务器已经插至于该第一插槽上,该管理服务器具有该第一通信端口地址,而该刀片式服务器插入该第二插槽时,该刀片式服务器取得该第二通信端口地址,并且该刀片式服务器的该第一管理监控主控器传输该第二通信端口地址至已经插置于该第一插槽的该管理服务器的该第二管理监控主控器,而该第二管理监控主控器则回复该第一通信端口地址给该刀片式服务器的该第一管理监控主控器,当该刀片式服务器已经插至于该第一插槽上,该刀片式服务器具有该第一通信端口地址,而该管理服务器插入该第二插槽时,该管理服务器取得该第二通信端口地址,并且该管理服务器的该第二管理监控主控器传输该第二通信端口地址至已经 When the second connector is plugged in the second slot, the second management monitoring communication port to generate the second master address corresponding to the second slot identification code, wherein, when the management server has been inserted as for the first the socket, the management server having the address of the first communication port, and when the server blade is inserted into the second slot, the second blade server acquires the communication port address, and the first blade server manages the transmitting the monitoring master address to the second communication port has been plugged in the first slot of the second management server managing the master monitor, the first and the second communication management monitoring the master replies the port address to the first server blade management control master, when the server blade has been inserted as for the first slot, the blade server having a first communication port of the address, and the management server is inserted into the a second slot, the second management server acquires the communication port address, and the second transmission of the master management control management server address to the second communication port has 置于该第一插槽的该刀片式服务器的该第一管理监控主控器,而该第一管理监控主控器则回复该第一通信端口地址给该管理服务器的该第二管理监控主控器。 Disposed in the first slot of the first blade server of the master management control, monitoring and management of the first reply to the second master is the first primary management monitoring communication port address to the management server controller.
  8. 8. 如权利要求7所述的系统,其中该刀片式服务器与该管理服务器具有热插拔功能。 8. The system according to claim 7, wherein the hot-swappable server blade and the management server.
  9. 9. 如权利要求8所述的系统,其中该第一连接器与该第二连接器均为一符合EPT 246-31300-15规格连接器。 9. The system according to claim 8, wherein the first connector and the second connector are in line with a standard EPT 246-31300-15 connector.
  10. 10. 如权利要求9所述的系统,其中该连接器的接脚定义方式为,纵轴编号为A、 B、 C、 D、 E、 F、 G、 H,横轴编号为1、 2、 3、 4、 5、 6、 7、 8、 9、 10、 11。 10. The system according to claim 9, wherein the connector pin is defined way, and the vertical axis numbered A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, and the horizontal axis is numbered 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11.
  11. 11. 如权利要求IO所述的系统,其中该第一连接器更包括四支接脚,该四支接脚分别为该第一连接器中,编号为B3、 C2、 G及D3的接脚,该刀片式服务器通过该第一连接器的该四支接脚取得该第一插槽识别码或第二插槽识别码,以使得该第一管理监控主控器产生该第一通信端口地址或该第二通信端口地址。 11. The system according to claim IO wherein the first connector further comprises four pins, which are four pins for the first connector, the number B3, C2, G, and D3 pins the blade server obtains the first slot or the second slot identification code through the identification code of the first four-pin connector, such that the first management monitoring communication port to generate the first master address address or the second communications port.
  12. 12. 如权利要求ll所述的系统,其中该第二连接器更包括四支接脚,该四支接脚分别为该第二连接器中,编号为B3、 C2、 C3及D3的接脚,该管理服务器通过该第二连接器的该四支接脚取得该第一插槽识别码或第二插槽识别码,以使得该第二管理监控主控器产生该第一通信端口地址或该第二通信端口地址。 12. The system according to claim ll, wherein the second connector further comprises four pins, which are four pins for the second connector, the number B3, C2, C3, and D3 pins the management server obtains the first slot or the second slot identification code through the identification code of the second four-pin connector, so that the second master management monitoring communication port to generate the first address or the second communication port address.
  13. 13. '—种自动分配通信端口地址的方法,用于一刀片式服务器系统,该刀片式服务器系统包括一中央电路板与多个可热插拔装置,该中央电路板具有多个插槽,该多个可热插拔装置各具有一连接器与一管理监控主控器,各该多个可热插拔装置通过所属的该连接器连接到该多个插槽中的任何一个上,该方法包4舌:分配该多个插槽分别对应于一插槽识别码;插入该多个可热插拔装置中的一特定可热插拔装置至于该多个插槽中的一特定插槽,并通过该特定可热插拔装置所属的该连接器取得对应于该特定插槽的一特定插槽识别码;通过该特定可热插拔装置的一特定管理监控主控器依据该特定插槽识别码产生一特定通信端口地址;以及通过该特定管理监控主控器传输该特定通信端口地址至其他已经插置于该中央电路板上的各该多个可热插拔装置的管理监控主 13. '- kinds of automatic method of assigning communication port address for a blade server systems, the blade server system comprising a central circuit board and a plurality of hot swappable devices, the circuit board having a plurality of central slot, the plurality of hot-pluggable devices each having a connection with a master management control, each of the plurality of hot-pluggable devices that are connected to any of a plurality of slots through the connector belongs, the method tongue package 4: dispensing the plurality of slots corresponding to a respective slot identification code; means inserted in the plurality of hot-pluggable devices in a particular hot-swappable As the plurality of slots a particular slot and obtain specific slot corresponding to the slot of a specific identification code by means of the connector belonging to this particular hot-swappable; master management monitoring a particular hot-pluggable by means of the particular interpolation according to the specific generating a channel identifier addresses a particular communication port; and transmitting the specific master management monitoring communication port address specific to another have been interposed by a plurality of hot-pluggable devices that each of the central management and monitoring of the main circuit board 器,并要求已经插置于该中央电路板上的各该可热插拔装置中的多个管理监控主控器回复各自的通信端口地址。 Devices, and it has been required to monitor interposed masters of each of the plurality of management means of the central hot-pluggable circuit board in response a respective communication port address.
  14. 14. 如权利要求13所述的方法,其中该多个可热插拔装置是一刀片式服务器或一管理服务器。 14. The method according to claim 13, wherein the plurality of hot-pluggable device is a blade server or a management server.
  15. 15. 如权利要求14所述的方法,其中该多个连接器为一符合EPT 246-31300-15规格连接器。 15. The method as claimed in claim 14, wherein the plurality of connectors to comply with a standard EPT 246-31300-15 connector.
  16. 16.如权利要求15所述的方法,其中该连接器的接脚定义方式为,纵轴编号为A、 B、 C、 D、 E、 F、 G、 H,横轴编号为1、 2、 3、 4、 5、 6、 7、 8、 9、 10、 11。 16. The method according to claim 15, wherein the pin connector of the embodiment is defined as the vertical axis numbered A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, and the horizontal axis is numbered 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11.
  17. 17.如权利要求16所述的方法,其中该连接器更包括四支接脚,该四支接脚分别为该连接器中,编号为B3、 C2、 C3及D3的接脚,各该多个可热插拔装置通过所属的该四支接脚取得该多个插槽分别对应的该插槽识别码。 17. The method according to claim 16, wherein the connector further comprises four pins, which are four pins for the connector, the number B3, C2, C3, and D3 of pins, each of the plurality hot-swappable slot means obtains the identification code of the corresponding plurality of slots through the four pins belongs.
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