HPe ProLiant BL460C GEN 8

HPe ProLiant BL460C GEN 8

The HPe ProLiant BL460C Gen8 is a half-height blade server that supports a maximum of two processors. This blade is designed for the HPe BladeSystem c3000 and c7000 enclosures, which support Gen1 through Gen9 blade servers from the Integrity and ProLiant lines.

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HPe ProLiant BL460c Gen8 Server Blade – Specifications

Processor 2 Socket

Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 and E5-2600 v2 product families
Core Options:

  • 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12

Intel C600 Series Chipset

On System Management Processor

HP iLO (Firmware: HP iLO 4)

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


  • HP SmartMemory DDR3 Load Reduced (LRDIMM), Registered (RDIMM), or Unbuffered ECC (UDIMM)

DIMM Slots Available:

  • 16 DIMM Slots Available

Maximum (LRDIMM):

  • 512GB (16 x 32GB) up to 1333MHz at 1.35V

Maximum (RDIMM):

  • 256GB (16 x 16GB) up to 1866MHz at 1.5V
  • 384GB (16 x 24GB) up to 1333MHz at 1.35V

Maximum (UDIMM):

  • 128GB (16 x 8GB) up to 1600MHz at 1.5v

NOTE: Depending on the memory configuration and processor model, the memory speed may run at 1866MHz, 1600MHz, 1333MHz, or 1066MHz.

Network Controller
  • One (1) HP FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 534FLB FlexibleLOM, HP FlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 650FLB DlexibleLOM, or HP FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 554FLB FlexibleLOM
  • One (1) HP Flex-10 10Gb 2-port 530FLB FlexibleLOM
  • One (1) HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 560FLB FlexibleLOM

Standard iLO Network Controller:

  • One (1) 10/100 Mbps port for the HP 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 10Gb FlexFabric, 10Gb Flex-10, 10GbE options, and quad-port 1Gb Ethernet server adapter mezzanine options for additional network ports
  • Dual-port 8Gb 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) HP Smart Array P220i Controller with 512MB Flash-Backed Write Cache (FBWC) supporting RAID 0 and RAID 1.

Maximum Internal Storage

Maximum Internal Storage: 4TB

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 3.2TB 2 x 1.6TB
Hot Plug SFF SATA SSD 3.2TB 2×1.6TB

Micro SDHC Slot:

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

USB 2.0 Port:

  • One (1) internal USB 2.0 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
  • Protocol (SMASH CLP)
  • Active Directory v1.0
  • PCIe 3.0
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
  • Citrix XenServer

HP offers two different c-Class server blade enclosures to meet your individual needs:

  • The HP BladeSystem c7000 rack enclosure is 10U high and holds up to sixteen (16) ProLiant BL460c Gen8 servers plugged vertically
  • The HP BladeSystem c3000 rack enclosure is 6U high and holds up to eight (8) HP ProLiant BL460c Gen8 servers plugged horizontally
  • Server blades, storage blades, interconnect modules, power supplies, fans, and redundant Onboard Administrator modules are all designed to fit into the c3000 and c7000 enclosures
  • Integrated Matrox G200 video standard
  • HP iLO 4 On System Management Memory
Form Factor

HP ProLiant BL460c Gen8 is a half-height server blade that plugs into the HP BladeSystem c3000 and c7000 enclosures.

On System Management
  • HP iLO Management Engine
Hp Insight Management Software
  • HP Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP)
  • Power-on password
  • Administrator’s password
  • Keyboard password (QuickLock)
  • HP iLO 4 On System Management Chipset
  • External USB port enable/disable
  • Network server mode
  • Serial interface control
  • TPM (Trusted Platform Module) 1.2 option
  • Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)
  • Intel® Advanced Encryption Standard-New Instructions (AES-NI)