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I have a problem with Centos 6.2 server that is running on an HP Proliang DL380 G4 server where I run a Public FTP Service. The system runs for about a day and then it suddenly hangs, and I cant connect to it until its rebooted.

What logs should I check to analyze if the issue is Hardware or sofware related.

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You want to analyze the ProLiant IML logs, which are available with the installation of the HP ProLiant Support Pack. Since this is a DL380 G4, you can also see this information from the ILO interface on the system. CentOS 6 isn't tehnically supported, but it obviously installs. Check the drivers here.

Based on your symptoms, I'd suspect that the system board or RAM are the issues on this 7-8 year-old server.

Also see...

HP Proliant DL380 G4 - Can this server still perform in 2011?

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