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Disk recovery - virtual disks Raid 1

Have a DELL Poweredge T110 ii with a S100 embedded controller and I just replaced a failed disk. Its a simple mirrored pair and when I assigned the new disk as a Global Spare the rebuilding starts. ...
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Dell PowerEdge r710 figuring how to test my Power Connect 6224 Fiber Ports [closed]

Hi i have been trying to figure out why i cannot view my power connect via fiber. I have connected it to my fiber card not sure what card it is at the moment but besides the point all im trying to do ...
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Are missing drivers causing performance issues on my server?

Apparently i have been experiencing slowness on my server:Dell power edge 2970. when am copying large data file from the C to external drive.I have upgraded my ram and do a check disk.The problem ...
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upgrade windows server from 2003 to 2008

My PowerEdge 2900 server currently is a windows server 2003 thats configured as a RAID 5 Using PERC 6/i Integrated with 3 750GB Disks. Whats the best way or, the order of steps to upgrade it to ...
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1answer
527 views

R720 Lite-Touch Server 2008 64-bit Install Troubles

I am having trouble deploying Windows Server 2008 64-bit using Lite-Touch on a Dell R720. All goes well until Lite-Touch attempts to partition the hard drive. It then fails indicating that it cannot ...
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Remote RAID Control in ESXi on a Dell PowerEdge 2950 Using OpenManage

I was wondering how one can add a drive into an existing RAID array while ESXi is still running. I have read that you are able to use Dell OpenManage to do this. I have installed OMSA 7.0 on the ...
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Installing W2K8 R2 on a Dell Poweredge 2850

I'm a server novice and have been given a Dell 2850 (PERC 4e/Di). It has 3 blank HDs that I think are configured as RAID 5. I am trying to install W2K8 R2 SP1 on it. It doesn't have a DVD reader so I ...
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Windows Server 2008 occasional connection drops troubleshooting

I'm seeing occasional (2 or 3 times/day) "connection drops" on a Windows Server 2008 R2 physical server, running on a Dell R710. I use the term "connection drops" because I don't know how to describe ...
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RAID 5 setup not being noticed with Windows Server 2008 R2

I have just received a new DELL PowerEdge R310 Server and according to my job I need to set up all 4 500GB drives to run using the RAID 5 configuration. When I go into the controller configuration ...
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Access Dell Poweredge 2950 without keyboard, mouse, DVD

I have inherited some equipment in a test lab. It's a bulk load of abandonded equipment. I have no passwords for any of the machines and can completely wipe them. I have zero data centre background ...
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“Unable to retrieve BIOS information”

While trying to update the BIOS' of PowerEdge 2950s to 2.6.5 from 2.2.6, I got this message, "Unable to retrieve BIOS information." These are remote servers so updating via boot-disk isn't feasible. ...
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How to configure SCSI hard drives and RAID for Poweredge 2850 web server

I'm trying to set up a Poweredge 2850 as a web server, but as a server novice it's causing me some confusion. Its a virgin install so no data to be lost as yet, so I'd like to get the best ...
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Temperamental remote desktop… over LAN?

this is a bit of a shot in the dark, but maybe somebody has experienced this before and can help... I have a feeling it's probably something very simple, but I just don't have the experience to ...
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How to make Server bootable CD?

I need to upgrade firmware in two RAID controllers on my Dell PowerEdge 1950 server running Win2008 64bit, this is required to be done from DOS because the driver gives me an error " You cannot ...
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Help with video streaming configuration is needed

my client got Dell PowerEdge 1950 server with 6GB ram and quadcore cpu installed. There is Flash Media Server 3.52 running on the server on Win2008. External storage Dell MD1000 connected to this ...