There was an issue with a build server this morning, so I decided to log in using the vSphere client to view the console, but no response. As it turned out, the server had simple turned itself off ...
Problem: The SSDs in our servers require a power cycle (i.e. off/on, not reset/warm reboot) after a firmware update. Thoughts: Using 'ipmitool chassis power cycle' I can cycle the server's power. ...
According to Dell's documentation (PDF) administrators can cap the new R720's at a certain Wattage. What are the ramifications of doing this? Will the server power off once it hits the cap? Is there a ...
My server is Dell R210 and it is colocated. I need to find out whether the iDRAC BMC on this particular box has dedicated ethernet connector or is it shared. Also - do I always need separate IP ...
I have Dell R210 1U server (W2008R2 Enterprise).The box is currently in another country on colocation. I am thinking of moving it to another colocation. I was told that if my box supports IPMI I ...
The display on these PowerEdge systems goes to sleep after some period of time. Normally, when you plug in a KVM, you have to press a key to "wake up" the display. I'm connecting these servers to a ...
I have to get power measurements of a dell cluster (Linux OS) running a specific workload , with an interval of 1 second (retrieveing power values every second) . I can either use Windows or Linux as ...
I have a Dell Poweredge 840 and the moment it boots up it's fans are roaring full bore regardless of how little usage there is on it - idle speed is 100%. I am running windows server 2003 r2. The ...