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replacing failed hard disk in raid 1 on dell emc cx300 [closed]

how can I replace failed disk in slot 12 in raid 1 on san dell emc cx300 I HAD Configured the san with hot spare hard disk in slot 13. Is it enough to remove it from it's slot an put instead of it ...
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Hardware checks for Dell R820 Servers through Nagios using SNMP

We use Nagios for monitoring. Is there a way to create hardware checks using SNMP MIB for R820 servers running ESXi5.x on them? Right now we are using this python plugin: current python plugin But ...
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Dell PowerEdge 850 PSU FAN always on [duplicate]

I have a Dell PE 850 wich is used unfrequently. I've noticed that the PSU fan is always running as soon as I plug the power cord in. So I have several questions regarding this behaviour: 1.) Is it ...
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How to retrieve memory type (rdimm or udimm)?

i've some DELL servers, some have registered dimm memory, others have unbuffered dimm. Do you know any way to programaticaly get this info ? wmi class win32_physicalmemory doesnt seem to help on this ...
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What type of SAS/SATA cables do Dell SAS6/iR and SAS5/iR controller cards use?

I'm considering buying a bunch of these to upgrade our servers at work (with SATA drives, not true SAS). We are out of ports to plug disks into, and these cards are decently supported and cheap. The ...
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Dell PowerEdge T105 server is dead, is power failure the likely cause?

Bought this 4 years ago, Dual Core AMD® Opteron™ 1210; 1.8GHz,2X1MB Cache Was running my own Apache server and some apps on Ubuntu. Now the server is dead. When I press the power button, there is no ...
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Dell's equivalents for HP's hpasmcli and hpacucli tools?

As per title. Basically what are Dell's online tools for checking or changing BIOS/RAID-controller level conf. For Linux.
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What are the risks of running a database on a server without ECC RAM? [duplicate]

A lot of branded servers come with ECC RAM, but it is expensive. For a database server or other critical servers, what would be the impact of not using ECC RAM? Data corruption? (I suppose the ...
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Alternatives to Dell's mirrored SD card module for booting a small OS from flash?

Dell offers an add-on hardware card for some of their servers that provides a poor man's RAID1 between two SD cards (one card gets all the reads until it dies, writes are mirrored) for booting a ...
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Dell Perc 6/i and 3TB drives?

Does the dell Perc 6/i controller support 3TB drives?
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can I install two slightly different CPUs in one system?

I have two slightly different DELL 670 machines. A machine has one Intel Xeon 3.4GHz 800MHz 2MB L2 Cache CPU. B machine has two Intel Xeon 3.0GHz 800MHz 1MB L2 Cache CPUs. I plan to use machine A and ...
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SSD (Raid 1) vs SAS (Raid 10) Sql Server Hardware Recommendation?

Our current SQL Server Machine (which is about 6 years old): Box: Dell 2900 CPU: Xeon 5160 Dual Core RAM: 4GB HDD: 6x 15k RPM SAS drives in raid 10 Since it's 6 years old, the drives have been ...
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What is the Best HW / OS Combination for Oracle 11g?

My company is in the midst of upgrading our database hardware / software to support Oracle 11g. We're considering the following hardware / OS combinations for the database server: Sun v890 (current ...
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What is this Cable for? 4 Pin to 2 Pin from Riser to Perc in Dell R410

I got a new raid card for a R410 server since the S300 that came with it doesn't support raid with Linux (No work around for this if SAS from what I could find). The new card is the SAS H200. ...
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Replacing an ATA-100 hard drive

I was instructed to replace the hard drive in an old laptop, a Dell Latitude D505. I'm suspecting that there was a head crash when someone moved the laptop while it was turned on. In the ...
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WHat's the alternative to Dell for a small business?

Dell support and customer service used to be great - it's not anymore. The question is ... is there an alternative worth considering? I am talking work stations more than servers.
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Delays on Dell Servers?

Is anyone else experiencing delays in getting orders for servers fulfilled from Dell? We ordered some servers in late November of 2009 and got an estimated ship date of early Dec. That date has ...
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Video card for a Dell 2900?

I want better graphics on a Dell 2900 server, to replace onboard 16M vga. The machine has PCI-E 4X and 8X sockets but no 16X socket (so most graphics cards are excluded immediately). However it does ...
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What is the root cause of a Hard Drive “ticking” sound after 15 min of being on?

In my office there is a laptop dell inspiron 1420 with HD of 100GB of space. The computer is about a year old, and the hard drive has a weird and annoying ticking sound. The ticking sound starts ...
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Docking, undocking, losing devices…

Many of my co-workers and myself have a constant problem with docking and undocking our dell notebooks. Our company requires that we run a broad catalog software that starts at boot; but logically I ...
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Dell error code 0141 - No drive detected

Has anyone seen the error code 0141 and it isn't a failed hard drive? I'm guessing the motor or board failed on the drive, but I'd prefer if there is a chance the motherboard or controller failed ...