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supermicro 2022g-urf rebooting under stress test after upgrade (empty logs)

My configuration was 1 6378 Opteron and 4 kingston 16 gb 1.35 v modules. It works perfectly. But i need more performance and server was upgraded with secondary 6378 Opteron and 4 kingston 16 gb 1.35 ...
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How to diagnose failed drive on server with raid storage controller?

I have problem with one of my Dell PowerEdge R210. Machine is with Centos 6, today system logs started to inform that the hard drive is failing. Jan 6 03:20:12 centos6 kernel: LSI Debug log info ...
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Resert IBM system x3650 fault led

I got OVERSPEC, PS1 and PS2 fault led on my x3650. I tried to replace one PS but nothing changes. The power supplyp seems to work properly and it is very strange to broke both PS at the same time. I ...
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Should I run rsop as administrator or as domain user?

I have to diagnostic some AD policy on a windows7 client. So I want run rsop but I dont know if I have to run it as administrator (local) or as domain limited user.
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Server memory configuration after upgrade

I have an IBM 346 server that can support up to 16GB of memory. It previously had 8GB installed (8x 1GB slots) and was working fine. I have upgraded it to 16GB using 8x 2GB slots. However now when the ...
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How does mtr work / interpreting pain points using mtr

I have been recently trying out mtr to get network congestion pain points. Following are sample mtr requests Example1 $ mtr --report -c 10 my.url.com HOST: ansh0l-Lenovo Loss% Snt ...
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Why is Postgres sitting 95% idle, with no file I/O?

I have a TileMill/PostGIS stack running on an 8 core Ubuntu 12.04 VM on an OpenStack cloud. It's a rebuild of a very similar system which was running nicely on very similar hardware (same cloud, but ...
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How can i find out what crashed my Windows Server 2008 R2 box?

My file server just went belly up and I can't seem to figure out why. Perhaps I'm naive but when these things happen I can typically look through my System, Application or Security Event Viewer log ...
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How to test SCSI drives faulty or not?

I have 10 scsi drives which are used. How do I test them to ensure they are working correctly? Some have red stickers presumably indicating they are faulty. The server I have access to is an IBM with ...
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Is there an app that can provide details about wifi access point config?

I'm wondering if there is an easier way to determine of the following parameters of a wifi network. For users who already have say a laptop connected to a wifi network. Does wifi network support ...
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How to check how many external hosts have mounted and accessing a unix (solaris) folder?

We have a local folder in a central Solaris machine(used as a repository) and would like to find out how many external hosts have currently mounted the folder and accessing the files. Is there any ...
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How to start a data collector upon high CPU load condition?

I have a Windows 2008R2 server that experience high CPU load for several minutes about once every couple of weeks. Unfortunately, when these events occurs, logging into the system through RDP or at ...
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How to test a connection without telnet? [closed]

I'm trying to test whether machine A can connect to machine B on certain ports. The sysadmins of machine A have seen fit to remove the telnet command. What would be a convenient replacement? Machine A ...
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Is there a complete reference for HP's diagnostic port 84 and/or port 85 codes?

The HP ProLiant DL580 systems (G5 is the one I'm interested in at the moment) have a two-digit 7-segment display on the system board (visible only inside the chassis) which displays various diagnostic ...
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Cisco ASA Becomes Non-responsive

I have a client that has a Cisco ASA 5505 that sits between their router (provides VOIP phone service) and their Cisco 3550 (Very old version of IOS) that they use as a "Core" switch. This works well ...
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Hardware Diagnosis: Different Ram, Same Memtest Failure

Trying to diagnose random hardware freezes and did the natural thing; started memtesting everything. DDR400 DDR2 Ram CAS 5-5-5-18 Four sets of sticks; 2x2GB PNY's and 2x1GB Elixirs So far I've ...
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What diagnostic tools for diagnosing problems on Ubuntu? [closed]

I recently had an ubuntu server slow to its knees, and when trying to figure out why I realized it didn't have iostat installed. The system was stressed out to the point where I couldn't install the ...
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memtest86+ crashing on server

We have a few DELL 1950 servers. One of those servers has CentOS6.3 and it's randomly rebooting, so I suspected it was hardware (no log generated). The other four servers do not randomly reboot. We ...
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Are my disks within this MSA storage failing?

When I go into my HP Array Configuration Utility, there is no errors and and warnings. No visible amber lights either. Should I swap out the disks? This Windows server lost the storage about 4 times ...
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Methods for analyzing Red Hat sosreport output?

For some time (since EL 4.6), Red Hat has embedded a system report and troubleshooting tool into the operating system. The tool, sosreport, collects system information and settings and bundles it into ...
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CPU Diagnostic Software

Is there any decent (preferably free) CPU diagnostic software out there? It would need to be either *nix compatible or bootable because this is an ESXi server, and does not run Windows or a proper ...
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Looking for a diagnostic DVD or CD creation tool [closed]

I am looking for a diagnostic DVD utility (which tests hardware, create partition, fix partition, etc..) which can boot directly when the computer start. I am looking a solution which support ...
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What is the easiest way to run a boot level surface scan?

I have a PowerEdge 1850 running two SCSI Ultra 320 drives (10k 73gb). I am looking for recommendations on boot disks / methods to run a boot time surface scan. I would like to do this at boot time ...
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Diagnosing possible intermittent network failures/slowdowns; tool?

Is there a simple (linux cli) tool that I can run continuously for a period of time to see if the there are any connection problems between two specific network endpoints over the wan? One remote ...
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Are there any good (hopefully free) hardware diagnostic utilities available?

A diag utility that runs from CD or USB would be my preference. I'm having some trouble with a desktop PC that I support, and I haven't been able to figure out what is going on with it. I used ...
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Server diagnostic tools?

I have an Openfiler server that is misbehaving. Im looking for a bootable CD or similar that will tell me whether there are memory, RAID controller or similar issues.
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How to interpret traceroute / output of MTR?

I have been running MTR to/from one of my servers and noticed something that looks odd to me. Because I am not really into this I will give you three outputs: This is from the server to my home ...
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How to diagnose frequent segfaults

My server is logging frequent segmentation faults to /var/log/kern.log in different tools. So far I've seen them in Perl, PHP and rsync. All installed software is up-to-date Debian packages. Here's an ...
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Random hard drive activity on server 2008 r2

I have Windows Server R2 setup, just as a simple webserver, although it has not gone live yet and is not connected to the network. I notice quite often some random hard disk activity, that will make ...
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What does “-k start” mean in the output of ps command

I try to run an apache instance. It doesn't run properly. I am trying to get some diagnostic information. I gave ps command and the apache instance that don't run properly are output with -k start. ...
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Diagnosing why site is not accessible from within a VPN?

One of my users is reporting that my site isnt accessible through his VPN, but he's able to access other websites fine. It's not a DNS issue as I haven't made any changes in months. How can I ...
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(How) can I use syslog to diagnose mysterious crashes?

I run a LAMP stack on Ubuntu server. Twice today it has ground to a halt and required a hard reboot. Prior to this it had been stable for many months. It has been about a fortnight since the last ...
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Process in the run queue

How do show the current list of processes and threads currently in the run queue? That is to say, if my server's load average is 32.1, then there were on the average about 32 processes or threads ...
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How do I use the Microsoft IIS Diagnostics Toolkit to troubleshoot my problems?

I have downloaded the [IIS Diagnostics Toolkit (x86)][1] [1]: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?familyid=9bfa49bc-376b-4a54-95aa-73c9156706e7&displaylang=en and I was wondering ...
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No Event Logs in Diagnostic on Windows Azure?

I'm trying to get .NET Remoting to work on Windows Azure, with a web role. I get a 500 internal server error when trying to access the URL. I've tried using Azure MMC ...
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hp dl580 g5 diag error

server disk access is slow, and running insight diagnostics reports this error: Error: 640003 DST Error Error: 640006: The Read and/or Write HARD error rate is above threshold This drive has ...
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How can i easily gather hardware information for bug report submission?

I think I have found a bug in Ubuntu 10.04 beta, but since its a fairly vague problem of non booting after an install (Question Here) i wanted to know what information to gather? Summary of question: ...
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Snapshot of system at high load times?

I'm seeing high load average at regular times on one of my sites. I have alerts setup, but it's not obvious what's causing the high load, so I'd like to capture the state of the system when the alert ...
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determining free memory from command line on Windows

I would like to monitor the free memory on four machines each running Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2 64-bit. Each box has 31.7gb of RAM. I would like to periodically run a command line tool so I can ...
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Are there any good tools for reporting on a computer's specs?

I have a client who has a computer they want to upgrade. They are unable to tell me the specs of this computer and they're not the type of person I could walk it through with. Ideally, I'd like to ...
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FRSdiag.exe install by an end user?

Why would an end user (non-admin, but knowledgable) attempt (but fail) to install FRSdiag.exe on their workstation? Is there a security issue here?
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Are there DFS Diagnostic Utilities server and client

Are there any tools for DFS troubleshooting? Some searches suggest network monitoring, but if you dont know how to read the scans with DFS in mind it seems a bit pointless.
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Linux - Is there any way to identify the speed of your memory through software?

Is there any way to identify the speed of your memory through software? I am on Fedora 9 and looking to find out the speed of the DIMM's I have in there currently. I have tried a 'lshw' but it doesnt ...
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Vmstat seems to give non-standard values?

We have a proprietry system, which runs on Tru64 Unix. It is a terminal based system. We are able to use the login 'vmstat' to the system which brings up a vmstat-like view. However, the information ...
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Is it possible to track who is running SQL Server Profiler?

Is it possible to see who is running SQL Server Profiler against a certain database and possibly from what machine? Say through Profiler itself or by T-SQL statement. I wonder if it is even possible ...