HPe ProLiant BL460 C GEN 9

HPe ProLiant BL460 C GEN 9

The HPe ProLiant BL460c Gen9 is a half-height blade server designed for HPe’s BladeSystem c3000 or c7000 enclosure. The BL460c features two-socket performance and is designed to optimize your core IT applications with a flexible, and easily-sized workload solution.

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HPe ProLiant BL460c Gen9 Server Blade – Specifications

Processor 2 Socket

Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v3 and E5-2600 v4 product families
Core Options:

  • 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22

Intel C610 Series Chipset

On System Management Processor

HPe iLO (Firmware HPe iLO4 2.0), 4GB NAND with 1GB USB user space configurable via UEFI and accessible via iLO.

Memory Protection
  • Advanced ECC
  • Memory Mirroring
  • Memory Online Spare Mode (Rank Spare Mode)


  • HPe SmartMemory DDR4 Load Reduced (LRDIMM), or Registered (RDIMM)

DIMM Slots Available:

  • 16 DIMM Slots Available

Maximum (LRDIMM):

  • 2TB (16 x 128GB) up to 2400MT/s at 1.2V

Maximum (RDIMM):

  • 512GB (16 x 32GB) up to 2133MT/s at 1.2V

NOTE: Depending on the memory configuration and processor model, the memory speed may run at 2400MT/s, 2133MT/s, 1866MT/s, or 1600MT/s.

Network Controller
  • One (1) 20Gb 2-port FlexFabric FLB, 10Gb 2-port HPe FlexFabric FLB, or 10Gb 2-port Ethernet FLB
  • One (1) HPe FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 536FLB FlexibleLOM
  • One (1) HPe FlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 650FLB FlexibleLOM

Standard iLO Network Controller:

  • One (1) 10/100 Mbps port for the HPe iLO 4 to Onboard Administrator link.
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, 10GbE 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 interconnectivity
  • I/O accelerator mezzanine options for high transaction rate local storage
Storage Controller

One (1) HPe Smart Array P244br Controller with 1GB Flash-Backed Write Cache (FBWC) supporting RAID 0 and RAID 1, or HPe H244br Smart HBA.

Internal Storage Devices

Internal MicroSD slot

Maximum Internal Storage

Maximum Internal Storage: 7.68TB

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 7.68TB 2 x 3.84TB
Hot Plug SFF SATA SSD 7.68TB 2 x 3.84TB
Hot Plug SFF NVMe SSD 4.0TB 2 x 2.0TB

Micro SDHC Slot:

  • One (1) internal Micro Secure Digital High Capacity (Micro SDHC) card slot

USB 2.0 Port:

  • One (1) internal USB 3.0 connector for USB flash media drive keys
Industry Standard Compliance
  • ACPI 2.0
  • Microsoft® Logo certifications
  • USB 2.0 Support
  • IPMI 2.0
  • Secure Digital 2.0
  • TPM 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
  • Active Directory v1.0
  • PCIe 3.0
  • FIPS 140-2 Level-1 certification
  • Energy Star
Operating Systems And Virtualization Software Support For Proliant Servers
  • Microsoft Windows Server
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES)
  • Canonical Ubuntu
  • Oracle Solaris
  • VMware

Hewlett Packard Enterprise offers two different c-Class server blade enclosures to meet your individual needs:

  • The HPe BladeSystem c7000 rack enclosure is 10U high and holds up to sixteen (16) ProLiant BL460c Gen9 servers plugged vertically.
  • The HPe BladeSystem c3000 rack enclosure is 6U high and holds up to eight (8) HPe ProLiant BL460c Gen9 servers plugged horizontally.
  • Integrated Matrox G200eh video standard
  • HPe iLO Management On System Management Memory
Form Factor

HPe ProLiant BL460c Gen9 is a half-height server blade that plugs into the HPe BladeSystem c3000 and c7000 enclosures.

Embedded Management
  • HPe Integrated Lights Out
  • UEFI
  • HPe RESTful API
  • Intelligent Provisioning
Server Utilities
  • HPe Smart Update
  • HPe Systems Insight Manager (HPe SIM)
  • Scripting Tool Kit and Windows PowerShell
  • HPe RESTful Interface Tool
  • HPe iLO Mobile Application
  • HPe Insight Online
  • Power-on password
  • Administrator’s password
  • Keyboard password (QuickLock)
  • HPe iLO Management On System Management Chipset
  • External USB port enable/disable
  • Network server mode
  • Serial interface control
  • TPM (Trusted Platform Module) 2.0 option
  • Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)
  • Intel® Advanced Encryption Standard-New Instructions (AES-NI)
  • FIPS 140-2 Level-1 certification