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Range is the CHG's /home server.

General Info

System Name: range.chg.ucsb.edu
IPMI IP: (need info)
Location: EH ERI Server Room
UCID #: 158000356
Grant #: 250HG
Serial #: AH1004568
Custody Code/Description: 8-5092-22617 UC Center for Water Resources (USDI) SA13-1890-0
General Purpose: /home server
Vendor: Advanced HPC
Contract #: (need info)
Purchase Date: August 2015
Delivery Date: September 2015
Support Expires: Three-Year Standard Warranty on Parts and Labor.

System Configuration

  • Model Number: Mercury RM424 4U Rackmount Server
  • OS Type: Unix
  • OS Version: CentOS 7
  • CPU info: One Intel Xeon E5-1650v3 3.5GHz Six-Core CPU
  • Motherboard Specifications:
    • Single Socket R3 (LGA 2011) Supports Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2600 v3 and E5-1600 v3 Family
    • Intel® C612 Chipset
    • Up to 512GB ECC DDR4 2133MHz LRDIMM; Eight DIMM Sockets
    • Intel® i350-AM2 Dual Port GbE LAN
    • Ten SATA3 (6Gbps) via C612
    • One VGA, Two COM, One TPM
    • Four USB 3.0 Ports, Eight USB 2.0 Ports
    • Two SuperDOM with Built-In Power
    • Expansion Slots:
      • Two PCI-E 3.0 x8
      • One PCI-E 3.0 x4 (in x8)
      • One PCI-E 3.0 x16
      • One PCI-E 2.0 x2 (in x8)
      • One PCI-E 2.0 x4 (in x8)
  • Chassis Specifications:
    • High Performance SAS2/6GbS Expander
    • Dual Expander Chip
    • High Efficiency Power Supply and Storage Capacity
    • High Density 4U Storage Chassis
    • Twenty-Four 3.5 Inch Hot-Swap SAS Drive Bays with SES2 (Dual-Channel) and Optional
    • Two 2.5 Inch Hot-Swap SAS Drive Bays on Rear Side of Chassis
    • 920W Redundant Power Supplies 80 Plus, Platinum Level (94%)
    • 100% Cooling Redundancy


  • NIC speed: Gigabit
  • MAC Address - eth0: (need info)
  • MAC Address - eth1: (need info)
    • IPMI notes: ACLs in place before deployment.


  • Server Rackmount, 4U
  • Controller: LSI 9211-4i SAS HBA
  • OS SSDs: Two 512GB Samsung 850 Pro Series SSDs
  • HDDs: Six 4TB NL SAS Hard Drives (with bays to spare)
  • Memory: 64GB DDR4-2133 Reg ECC RAM (4x16GB)


  • /home server


  • Officially deployed on November 23rd, 2015, with zippy, rain, and ubu (and all their VMs) moving to the sixth floor EH ERI server room and updating the domain from geog.ucsb.edu to chg.ucsb.edu on the same day.