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Box to create a VNC to multiple servers' VGA output and keyboard

My boss has ordered me to find a box that we can connect to our 8 servers, so that we can view the VGA output and use the keyboard as if we were sitting directly in front of the server (i.e. see that ...
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0answers
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SMI generation / detection in GRUB / real mode vs. in Linux

I'm trying to get an idea of the frequency and duration of SMI events on a Supermicro X10SAE C226 board (2.0a BIOS) with E3-1245v3 Haswell CPU. The Intel BIOS Implementation Test Suite (BITS) SMI ...
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1answer
422 views

HP ESXi WBEM Agent Not Showing Power Supply Data

Server: HP ProLiant DL 380 G5 ESXi: 5.0.0 U1 (HP Custom Image) HP SIM: 7.1 (CentOS 6.3 VM) I have my basic hardware monitoring up and running. I cannot see events for power supply failure within HP ...
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1answer
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What software can I use for datacenter hardware monitoring? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What tool do you use to monitor your servers? We've got a mix of Dell and HP servers in a colo and I'd like to have a hardware monitor so that we know about failed ...
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3answers
369 views

Monitoring HP and Dell hardware in Gentoo

I'm working in an environment that features a large number of Gentoo servers running on HP ProLiant and Dell PowerEdge equipment. While I've moved some of these systems to RedHat or CentOS for ...
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1answer
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VCenter Server shows error on Hardware Status for hosts

I'm running VMware ESXi on two Dell PowerEdge R610 servers, with a third server, a PowerEdge R410 running vCenter Server. We have an Essentials license. In the past I used to be able to open vCenter ...
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6answers
952 views

SMART warns me but I don't trust it

I've got a server with four Samsung hard drives. All drives are the same model and have been bought together. The drives are SAMSUNG HE753LJ with firmware 1AA01113. I'm getting SMART errors but I ...
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2answers
314 views

Hardware/BIOS Monitoring Tools with Email or other Reporting Functionality

I am looking for recommendations for good software that can report the status of hardware it is installed on through an email or IP Connection. A bit of background, my organization has 160 locations ...
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Should old servers be retired

I have servers which are still running well but are over 5 years old. They are still doing the job perfectly and there will be no advantage to upgrade the servers, should I just let them run forever ...
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2answers
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GE NetPRO UPS monitoring software available for Windows Server 2008?

We've replaced our old file server with a new one running Windows Server 2008. The UPS we used for the old server is a GE NetPro 1500VA unit. It came with JUMP DataShield monitoring software, which ...
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2answers
189 views

Reporting on additions and removals of devices to the USB hub under Windows

Our company is looking to implement a policy of monitoring USB additions and removals to our corporate PC's running the Windows operating system. We know that we can just block USB usage for users ...
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5answers
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How to monitor where system is writing/reading disk? [closed]

My system is ubuntu. I want to find out what uses my disk. In fact, I want to see not exactly what uses it, but which parts of it are used. Which files are written and read. I am building home ...
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5answers
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HP Proliant Servers - WMI query for system health

I want to query lots of HP servers to determine their overall health. I don't want to use any packages, or even SNMP - I want to query the server health from WMI and understand if a box is ...
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3answers
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Monitoring hardware failure on HP DL servers

Are there any tools other than the HP provided ones for monitoring component failures in these server from RHEL5?