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Dell SAS 6ir suddenly can't find boot devices

I have a Dell Poweredge R300 with a Dell SAS 6ir RAID Controller that's worked perfectly for years. It has two 500gb drives configured in RAID 1. We had a long power outage the other day that ...
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Find number of unused disk bays on a dell server running windows or ESXi

I have a project kicking off to implement a new backup solution across our estate of 1500 physical servers. One of the bits of info I need to get is how many drive slots are free on each server (so we ...
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Converting to Hardware Raid from default Software Raid, backplane 1 connector A0 is not connected Issue.

I have a newer Dell R330 server that came with three 128GB SSD's as well as a software raid S130. After setting up a Raid 1 with single hot spare, I realized that ESXI is not fully compatible with ...
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ProxMox with PERC 5/i RAID 5

I recently set up a dell 2950 III with ProxMox. I attached an external hard disk that is used to boot ProxMox and I would like to use the RAID 5 array to store data such as images and disks. How would ...
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RAID card issue with Dell Poweredge 860

Yesterday, I have gone to bed, and by the time I woke up (today), my server got locked up. I had to pull out the power in order to reboot it, but uppon rebooting, I got an error thrown on the screen: ...
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Dell iDRAC Lifecycle Controller v2.21 - Support TLS 1.2?

Does Dell iDRAC Lifecycle Controller v2.21 support TLS 1.2? You should be able to (supposing default iDRAC and browser settings), in just a moment, get the answer by pointing your browser to the web ...
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Configuring jobqueue for Memory changes in Dell DRAC via commandline. Need FQDD for memory

Have a Dell R620 Server with iDRAC version 7. Has 128Gb of RAM/Memory. RAM/Memory is set in Mirror mode, so effective is 64Gb. Want to switch Memory mode to Optimizer so that 128Gb is available again. ...
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6/8-pin to SATA Power/4 pin Molex cable non-existent? [closed]

I'm having a hard time to find a cable that would convert 8 pin or 6 pin GPU power connector to multiple SATA power connectors. The ones I've found are working in reverse direction, such as: ...
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iKVM is not working in Dell Blade M1000e Encloser

I have a problem now with our Dell Blade encloser m1000e. Recently i didnt get any display at all through iKVM via KVM switch. I have checked with separate monitor and KB but no luck. Also check with ...
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Monitor DELL hardware on VMware ESXi 5.5 server

Despite researching this topic quite a bit online (to be fair I'm not a full time sysadmin) I'm unable to figure this out. We have a bunch of VMWare ESXi 5.5 servers, some of which are integrated ...
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Is it possible to replace the SATA CD-ROM to SATA HDD\SSD on my dell R610?

Like many people, I do not use a CD-ROM on my server is it possible to replace the SATA CD-ROM to SATA HDD\SSD on my dell R610? Thanks
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Laptops in a domain all randomly freezing for a few seconds last 14 days

We have a number Windows 7 x64 laptops Dell Latitude E5550 in a Windows domain. Cca 1-2(-3?) weeks ago all started to freeze randomly several times during a day for a few seconds. Freezing means ...
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Using Dell Omreport on Dell attached storage

Hi I have a Dell Powervault 1220 mounted to a PERC H800 (/dev/sda) I'm really confused on how to use dells monitoring software, srvadmin. According to this question, I should use omreport. However, ...
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Dell Data Collector Manager not showing Storage Center

In one of our environments, Dell Enterprise Manager Data Collector doesn't seem to connect to my Storage Centre. The logs shows that "Storage Centre Controller Cannot connect to the configured ...
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Using Dell PERC H330 RAID controller with not-dell-certified SSDs

we think about replacing our Dell PowerEdge T100 (2009) with a Dell PowerEdge T330 for our small business. Up to 15 clients are using the MSSql Server, some fileshares and printers. The database size ...
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Mix HDD and SSD in same RAID 1 array

I have a Dell Poweredge R410 with Perc H200 controller. I would like to upgrade my 15k RPM arrays with SSD. Both disks are SAS 6Gbps. Will it work if I remove 1 of the 2 disks, replace by the SSD, ...
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How does Mezzanine network ports map to Blades Chasis?

We have Dell M420 Blades with Dell M1000e chasiss ,the backplane has four dell pass-through switches . On M420 we have Mezzanine card with 4 ethernet ports - From CMC i see that those Mezzanine 4 ...
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Will a Dell Equallogic PS-M4110 use both Fabric A1 and A2?

Does anyone know if this SAN when configured to run on Fabric A of a Dell M1000e should be able to work on either A1 or A2? I have one configured along with Force 10 - MXL 10/40 switches in Fabric A. ...
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DRAC 4/I Console Redirection Applet Perpetually Stuck Connecting [closed]

The Problem Attempting to connect via the Java virtual console results in perpetual attempt at connecting, even though the applet otherwise loads properly and attempts to connect to the proper ...
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Installing 2x16GB + 2x8GB ram in Dell R410?

In Dell's memory guide for the R410, they only give examples when using 16GB modules. So my question is, how do I install 2x16GB + 2x8GB modules when having 2 CPU's?
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What does “shared mode” really mean on a ninth-generation and later Dell server DRAC?

We have a number of Dell PowerEdge servers, ninth generation and later. According to Using the LAN and Serial Interfaces in Ninth-Generation Dell PowerEdge Servers: As an enhancement over ...
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How to allow separate Sonicwall Global VPN clients to reach one another?

I'm assuming that this should be possible, but I'm not entirely sure. Here's the scenario: 2 offices, both have SonicWALL TZ200s in them, and the two offices are connected together by way of ...
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Access ssh of server with dell drac installed

I've got a new dell r610 with a DRAC 6 express installed. I've never colocated before nor have I owned a server so pre-apologies for the lack of knowledge. I'm trying to access my server via SSH on ...
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Xenserver, iSCSI and Dell MD3600i

I have a functional xenserver 6.5 pool with two nodes. It is backed by an iscsi share on a Dell MD3600i SAN, and this works fine. It was set up before my time. We've added three more nodes to the ...
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Dell switches, LAG config, ports stay lit when device powered off

I have two Dell switches configured in a stack (with stacking cables). I have four ports on each unit in the stack configured in two separate LAGs as follows: Unit 1/P1: LAG1 Unit 1/P2: LAG1 Unit ...
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Inter-connecting 2 Switches on separate racks

I have 2 Dell N4032 switches installed on separate server racks. They are inter-connected on Port 23 and 24. Servers in Rack1 can ping Switch1, Servers in Rack2 can ping Switch2. However, they cannot ...
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Strange behavior with Dell Openmanage 8.2 and server 2008 R2 64bit and degraded RAID

I recently had to rebuild a domain controller [DC02] due to AD database being corrupted and not repairable. Additionally, this server had a degraded RAID [RAID 1] due to a hard drive failure. I had to ...
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Dell PowerEdge R210 eSata, Port Multiplier

According to some info i can find online that PowerEdge R210, the first R210 not the R210 II, is supposed to support port multipliers on its eSata port. And i found examples online of some set up ...
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Precision T5810 Workstation and INTEL SSD Series 750

I'm trying to spec out a Precision T5810 Workstation and install a INTEL SSD Series 750 drive in it. According to the top rated review at ...
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Can Dell SonicWall NetExtender record urls visited [closed]

My company is in geographical different area and I am in a different area. They have asked me to install VPN client Dell SonicWall NetExtender I want to know if I am connected to it can they track ...
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Dell Perc 6/e Firmware

Working on a PowerEdge R210 with an attached MD1000 Powervault, i was just doing some basic upkeep on it when i noticed in the logs it was complaining about the Perc 6/e having incompatible firmware. ...
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ThinOS Remote Shadow - Attempt Failed

Trying to connect to ThinOS thin client from WDM getting this error message. Error A connection attempt failed because the connected party did not properly respond after a period of time, or ...
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Wyse/Thinos Deployment Questions

New to Thinos environment, I have managed to install WDM with IIS ftp deploy a Citrix ICA connection using WNOS.ini config file. This has left me with a few questions about my deployment. I have ...
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What's the top normal S.M.A.R.T. temperature for HGST Helium Ultrastar 8TB 7200 RPM SAS 12Gb/s enterprise drives?

I've just received new Dell R730xd 2U server with faceplate 12 * 3.5" drive bays + 4 * 3.5" mid-body tray, located above RAM modules & CPUs. I've plugged 16 * HGST Helium 8Tb 7200 RPM SAS 12Gb/s ...
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Dell H700 Passthrough drive in other server

We have a server that is configured in a Dell R510 using a RAID controller H700. The drives are presented individually to the OS. Each drive is configured as a 1-disk RAID0 array as the H700 doesn't ...
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Dell Disk Group Configuration for Microsoft Business intelligence

I'm looking to configure a couple of 12-core 64GB Dell R430s for business intelligence using Microsoft Analysis Services (and SQL Server in the night time). One will be production, and the other will ...
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Centos 7 on Dell PowerEdge R510

I have a Dell PowerEdge R510 and I want to install the latest version of CentOS on it (currently 7.1) so I can maintain the system with updates. RHEL is supported by Dell, so I assume CentOS can be ...
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How to debug failed Ubuntu 15.04 PXE install on Dell R710?

I've built a PXE install server which installs Ubuntu 15.04 using a Kickstart script and it's working fine on VMWare / Virtual Box VM's. 15 minute install at most. I tried this on Dell R710's ...
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Removed 2 hard drives in RAID configuration from Dell Server, need to recover data [closed]

My very old Dell server will not boot up, I am pretty sure it's a motherboard issue. So, I removed 2 hard drives when the computer's power was off. I am assuming the drives were in a RAID ...
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Poweredge 1950 iii SO LOUD with 8gb fb-dimm stick [duplicate]

I understand that the 1950 family is pretty notorious for the fan speed sound like a jet engine taking off. I just flashed the bios to the latest version, and now it can support my 8x8gb FB-DIMMS! ...
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Dell Blade Server 'Voltage is outside of the allowable range'?

I have 16 Dell M610 blades running in an M1000E chassis, all has been fine since they were installed. However I have just been made aware of the following error messages in the DRAC on one of the ...
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Quieting down a Dell PowerEdge r710 [closed]

I run a Dell PowerEdge r710 server out of my house and I'm moving in with roommates in a couple weeks. Unfortunately I don't think they'll appreciate the ~70dBA it generates and I'm looking for ways ...
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emails from iDRAC6 express are failing

I have Dell R710 servers with iDRAC6 express. There is no dedicated NIC for the drac, so in the NIC selection it is set to shared. The IP, subnet, DNS and gateway are all good and the domain name is ...
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Dell Supplemental Pack Xenserver 6.5

I'm running xenserver 6.5 SP1 on my Poweredge M620. I want to take advantage of the remote host power on/off features but it looks like I need to install a Dell Supplemental Package. I've been ...
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How to find out if slot or memory bar is broken

Today my Dell T7400 suddenly started to beep at startup. I figured out is likely to be a memory issue. I have used all eight (RAM ) slots (8x2GB). By removing / adding bar by bar I was able to ...
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Are Dell PowerVault MD3200 EMMs compatible with the MD1200 chassis/midplane?

I have a Dell MD1200 chassis with PSUs, and I have yet to buy the EMM units. I was wondering if I could buy the MD3200 EMMs and have it function as an MD3200 or if I have to buy the MD1200 EMMs. I ...
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Perc H700 disk rebuild keeps going offline

I have a Dell Poweredge R710 with a Perc H700 Raid controller. It's in a RAID 6 configuration currently with 2 failed disks. It does boot to CentOS in it's currently degraded state. I would like to ...
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Poweredge 2850 linux USB boot

I'm fairly new to configuring servers. I've done a few on basic desktops, but this Dell Poweredge 2850 is a whole different story. So please bare with me. I've made a bootable usb for Centos 6.5 OS ...
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Dell NetVault Backup with TL1000 can eject media after job?

I have installed a Server (Windows Server 2008 R2) with a Dell TL1000 tape library (8 tapes) (SAS connected to HBA). The software Dell NetVault is installed, configured, and working properly. It's ...
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Poweredge R710 USB 3.0 pcie card boot drive

Is it at all possible to boot the R710 from a pcie USB 3.0 card to have that as the boot up drive? And if thats possible which riser does it need to be installed in? Riser 1 or riser 2? Reason for ...