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At what humedity and tempature should a 3 server room be at?

I have inside a small room: QNAP TS-469U-RP Dell PowerEdge 2900 Dell R730 At what humedity and tempature should they be at? Usually I was going for 23C but then I changed to 19C but so low I think ...
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SuperMicro CSE-815TQ-560B server is LOUD…can it be quieted? [closed]

I have been casually checking prices on servers for some time as I have always wanted to replace my tower/desktop "server" with a real server. I came across a great deal on a used SuperMicro 1u ...
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Fan Speeds on SuperMicro System via IPMI

I have a SuperMicro 4027GR-TRT server that I am running multiple GPUs in. I would like to set the cases fan speed higher that what they are right now using IPMI, although I am not sure how to do it. ...
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HP ML310e Gen8 v2 is really noisy [closed]

I have a ML310e Gen8 v2 and a problem on initial setup the server. The problem is with the Fan noise and speed. The server is fully updated with the latest firmware available from HP and the setting ...
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Dell PowerEdge R220 fan speed high when idle, low under stress

A few days ago we got two new PowerEdge R220 servers. One is fine but the second one displays bizarre behaviour: If there's minimal load or network activity the fans spin at full speed. However once ...
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Governing fan speed in Linux

We bought an HP ProLiant DL320e Gen8 v2 server at office, to be used to run internal applications under Linux. Our OS choice runs between CentOS 6.5 and openSUSE 13.1, though the server is certified ...
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How to replace a fan on a 3com SuperStack 4500 unit (and where to find a fan)?

I have a couple 3com SuperStack 4500 switches with failed fans. I am not having luck locating information on HOW to actually replace the fans, or where to find a replacement/what kind. I know what ...
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ProLiant DL120 G7 manually increase fan speed

Because of the applications wich are running on my ProLiant DL120 G7 it has usually high cpu loads. That is no problem, all running very well. But the CPU temp hits 75 degree celsius, and the fan's ...
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Alternative system fans for EOL HP ML150 G6 servers

Background I have an HP ML150 G6 server that HP made 'End Of Life'. I added a second processor to the system but then was unable to get past POST due to a missing system fan. I found a diagram that ...
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HP ProLiant DL380e Gen8 has high fan speed after installing second CPU

Today I installed a second CPU in our HP ProLiant DL380e Gen8, and after booting the fans all went to 99.96%. This causes the server to make an enormous amount of noise. Could it damage the server? ...
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HP DL380G6: Where is the Temp. Sensor #29 (System Zone)?

The Temp. Sensor #29 of my HP DL380G6 seems to give me a wrong number. It says that the temperature is more than 50C (Caution: 60C, Critical: 65C) while the actual value is 13C. And I think it may be ...
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Intel Xeon server fan [closed]

I am building a server from scratch. I plan on using this box with this motherboard and this processor. Oddly, the processor specs say that it does not come with a fan. In general, are processor ...
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Replacing a loud fan in a 1RU server

I just bought a firewall that is very loud. The biggest problem is the two fans in the back (2 x Sunon 40mm fans) running at full speed. The firewall is 1RU with pfSense installed on it.The CPU is a ...
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CPU Cooling with Heatsinks [closed]

I've constructed a server that uses 2 Xeon E5-2620 CPUs and per Intel's recommendation I'm in the process of ordering heatsinks for each and I'm slightly concerned about thermal management. The case ...
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What is the life expectancy of a server grade fan?

The title is telling, I guess. In particular, I am wondering how risky is it not to change the fan of a 4 years old Supermicro server?
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Disable fan management on Dell Poweredge SC1425

I have Dell Poweredge SC1425 server that has a failed fan. This causes the server to increase the speed of the other fans to their maximum. The server is being used in a very cool place so I was ...
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Lowering fans noise level on Sun Fire v440

Sun Fire v440 has been placed in the same room, where i'm working. It seems that it makes much more noise, than reactive plane does. I've already updated ALOM Firmware and even OpenBoot PROM, ...
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Best orientation for CPU blower/cooler in 1U chassis

I'm putting together a 1U rackmounted PC. I have a blower cooler for the CPU, but the chassis has no fans at all. What would be the correct way to orientate the CPU cooler? With the air blowing in ...
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Controlling HP ProLiant DL380 G6/G7 fan speed

I'm having fan speeds and noise level issues from my most recent batch of HP ProLiant DL380 G7 servers. Most of the systems are nearly silent with low fan speeds (as reported by hplog -f). The ...
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Control CPU fan speed on Dell PowerEdge 830 server

I have a Dell PowerEdge 830 server that has been operating as my file server for a few years. I had never had a problem with it, and it been sure to install all BIOS updates. A few months ago I ...
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Are there general guidelines for fan configuration/capacity for operating at altitude?

Background: The server I'm configuring needs to be able to work at altitudes up to 10,000 feet. Are there any rules of thumb or guidelines on how much faster fans have to spin at altitude (due to ...
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Netgear (gsm7224v1) 24-port gigabit switch exhaust fans

I own a Netgear GSM7224v1 (link) 24-port gigabit switch at home. The switch is about 2 years old and works just fine. The two exhaust fans however, are making quite a bit of noise even after I've ...
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Experience of replacing fans in Dell Poweredge 1850

I've recently aquired a Dell Poweredge 1850 (1U rackmount server). Spec wise, it's great for what I need it for (running VMWare with a few VMs, pfSense firewall etc). The problem is it's not going to ...
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Is this normal behavior of the fans in an HP Proliant DL160G5?

We had an HP Proliant DL160G5 racked in a datacenter that after an year of good work started to show instabilities that we couldn't trace down to specific hardware elements. When doing an hardware ...
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CPU Fan Failure

Has anyone ever experienced the failure of the CPU fan on a server? Does any know how long roughly until a server shuts itself down after this happens if the CPU is moderately active?? I know this ...
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How do I lubricate a noisy fan?

I have a case fan that can be quite noisy. I can take the fan out of the case, peel back the sticker on the center to expose access to the bearings, and lubricate the fan. Thus far, I've been using a ...
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What are my options in replacing the noisy fan in my Linksys Cisco SRW2008P managed GigE switch?

My first managed GigE switch, the Linksys SRW2008, was a dream, until it started randomly chattering on various ports. That started while I was on the road all the time, which made it take forever to ...
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why does my dl380 G3 crank the fan up so high (and how do i stop it?)

I've got a HP DL380 and after I leave it on for a while it decides it needs to run the fans at a much higher speed than it did before. It's really loud and annoying. Is there any way to manually ...
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Linux programme to show me how much the fans are running?

I can use lm_sensors to tell me the tempature of various things on my laptop. And sometimes I can hear the fans starting up. Is there anything that will show me how fast various fans on my system are ...
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Case Fan Speed - Control via BIOS, Vista, or otherwise?

I just bought a replacement case fan (link to Tiger Direct here) and the fan seems to be working great, but unfortunately I was under the impression this fan had speed control. I have checked my BIOS ...