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HP Proliant DL160 G6 compatible RAID controller

Does HP DL160 G6 support Adaptec or other manufacturer RAID controllers? Do you have any experience? Thanks.
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Checking RAID events log or history of a Smart Array P400 in a HP ProLiant DL380 G5 server

In a rack-mounted HP ProLiant DL380 G5 server, running Linux (RHEL - Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server - version 5.9, 64-bit): after a shutdown and power on, one of 4 hard disks of a Logical Drive using ...
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Network layout advice needed

I have been doing some research, I keep reading about source guard on Cisco for segregating subnets and only allowing certain ports access to an IP Address range. However, I don't use Cisco switches, ...
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What speed should I expect from an MSA60 attached to an HP p212

I have an HP DL380 G5 with a P212 controller and a 256MB cache card/battery. The P212 is hooked up to an MSA60 enclosure, which for testing, I have populated with 8x 500GB 7.2k SATA disks. I know ...
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HP ILO4 with shared network port always disconnect session and timeout

Recently, i purchased several HP DL 120 GEN9 with ILO4 advanced features in shared network port. Unfortunately, it is being a hell for manage it. Randomly it disconnect me from the remote console .net ...
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HP 2530: multiple management IP Addresses possible?

I have two HP 2530 switches in our hosting center. Because of some VPN problems between our office and the HC, i need to change their management IP Addresses to a different IP network. Currently they ...
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Selecting an SSD to act as boot volume in an HP server

A question I recently asked regarding the use of enterprise 10k vs. 7.2k midline SAS disks led to some suggestions that the use of a mirrored pair of SSDs as a boot volume can make sense because: ...
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Advice on DL380 G5 RAM, and why the DIMMS I have aren't supported

I have 3x DL380 G5 servers that were second hand retired ones. One of the servers, I populated with 4x 4GB DIMMs, and 4x 1GB DIMMs. Everything was working away merrily, and I decided to purchase some ...
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HP P410 Windows Server 2008 R2 will not boot

I have a HP ProLiant DL160 G6 with a P410 1GB FBWC controller. I have 4 x 4TB SATA drives. When an array has been created, I can start the Windows Server 2008 R2 installation, and it goes fine until ...
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Management interface/SSH no longer working for HP MSA storage array

I'm having issues accessing a storage array through the web interface/SSH on a MSA2324sa. I already emailed HP however I was wondering if anyone has ran into this. When I try to access the interface ...
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Can “enterprise” drives be safely replaced by near/midline in some situations?

When specifying servers, like (I would assume) many engineers who aren't experts in storage, I'll generally play it safe (and perhaps be a slave to marketing) by standardising on a minimum of 10k SAS ...
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ILO2 scheduled startup/shutdown

I recently just bought a server a hp ml350 g5. And i uses a lot of power. So i was wondering is there anyway to schedule it turn it off and on via the ilo2. Thanks in advance
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HP Server doesn't boot when disk is in caddy

We have recently bought an unused HP DL320e G8 v2 and decided to use some of the Western Digitial RE 3TB SATA disks we have in stock for our other hardware with HP Drive caddy's. At first we thought ...
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HP ProLiant DL365 G5 fan noise

I have an HP Proliant DL365, I know it is an old thing. But it works fine for what we have here. But the last time this thing makes a lot of noise and a few lights glow up: When I search in the ...
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Owc Mercury vs Samsung 850PRO in HP g7

i am considering putting consumer grade SSDs in my webserver. I have tested the writes, and it seems like, i get ~ 25Gb writes /day on the current disks. My G7 has a P421 controller. Would it make ...
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HP ilo Bulk Certificate update

I have a mixture of iLo 1-4 to update the self signed certs to use our CA. I have found some tools for the version 3/4 through PS and the new HP cmdlets. So two questions. Anyone know a way to bulk ...
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HP MSA 2040 for SVOD service

Is HP-MSA-2040 suitable for SVOD service with around 100 Terabyte of real time data short term and 1 petabyte long term? what kind of disk is recommended for the SAN?(considering throughput and size) ...
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Upgrading CPUs for my HP G5 DL380 - will the cooling suffice?

Just a month ago or so, I bought my first rack server for some personal number crunching. It's been great fun playing around with and I'm thinking about upgrading the CPUs to get more bang for the ...
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HP Smart Array P212 - rebuild Array 1 for OS without loosing Array 2 (Data)

Ok.. I'm fairly new to this, but I have a DL180 G6 running with following configuration an HP's P212 Controller: 01 Array: 2x 1TB for OS 02 Array: 12x 2TB for Data Now I would like to Change both ...
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HP Proliant DL380p Gen 8 with p420i raid controller attempting to install Centos 6 or 7

I am attempting to install Centos 6 or 7 on a backup server Proliant DL380p Gen 8 with a p420i controller. The problem is when I use the intelligent provisioning built in to setup the raid and such, ...
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Does anyone install CentOS 6.6 or 7 on the HP ProLiant ML10 v2 before?

I want to ask that has anyone installed CentOS 6.6 or 7 on HP ProLiant ML10 v2 server yet? B/c on the HP official site didn't mention this server is supported by CentOS but do supported RHEL(Redhat). ...
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Unrecovered read errors on Linux RAID10 device

I have an HP DL380p Gen8 running Ubuntu 14.04 and apparently it's been having some trouble with its RAID10 filesystem for almost a month, despite everything seeming to be okay otherwise. I'm seeing a ...
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Dumb Switch to Smart Switch - Ports going up and down, what's up?

I just switched from a dumb switch 10/100 to a smart switch HP 1920-24G-PoE, and noticing ports going up and down randomly. I can't see any obvious reasons why this is happening so am curious if ...
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Any known fixes for Hyper-V host networking randomly stops responding?

We run several HP DL380 Gen8 servers as Windows 2012 R2 Hyper-V hosts. Randomly, they stop responding on the customer NIC (ie the one connected to the virtual switch). Customers are disconnected from ...
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HP Smart Array P212 hangs after firmware update

I’ve just installed a perfect-running HP Smart Array P212 in my server. It comes with 2.72 firmware version. My server runs vmware ESXi 6.0 and, after perform a firmware update to 6.64 version as ...
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HP Blade System 7000 - Fans About to Take Off

We've noticed lately that our HP Blade System 7000 sounds like it's going to take off. The top 2 PSU on the right are incredibly loud and blowing out significantly more air than the 2 to the left or ...
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HP ProLiant ML350p Gen8 server keeps crashing (full speed fans)

I have a problem with a HP ProLiant ML350p Gen8 server. Most of the time it runs fine, but after several weeks of uptime, the server crashes out of the blue. This happened about 5 times now. When it ...
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Can HP blade server/any server units be run as stand alone workstation?

I am new to the Server Hardware world? My question is very basic and might be absurd. Since I haven't had the opportunity to work on blades yet. Can HP blade server units/any other blade server ...
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HP ProLiant DL380 Gen9 USB keyboard and mouse not working on Windows 2008 install

I am trying to install Windows Server 2008 32bit on a HP ProLiant D380 G9 Server and after legacy boot, at the language select page I don't have mouse and keyboard available. Switched between several ...
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NIC Team, Trunking, WS2012/HP2920

I have another problem. I made a NIC Team on Windows Server 2012 R2 containing 2 Interfaces. It's created as LACP. Also, on Switch HP2920 I have two ports as a trunk (trk1), and also as LACP. When I ...
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HP ML10v2 - Power Failure - Critical Temperature

I received an ML10v2 today. I haven't installed any HDDs yet but have installed a SATA optical drive which is connected directly to the m-board. The server doesn't boot and doesn't produce a video ...
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Extremely slow disk speeds Centos 6

Setup looks as follows: + HP Proliant DL380 G7 + 6 x 3TB Sata drives (surveillance level) configured with hardware RAID 1+0 with the SATA controller on board. Model is Seagate SV35 + 192GB RAM ...
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FreeIPMI (ipmi-sensors) not displaying PROC/MEM sensors from HP servers

I am trying to monitor our physical hardware using FreeIPMI, specifically I want to be alerted on processor, memory, power supply, and disk failures for our IBM, DELL, and HP servers. Running ...
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HP ProLiant DL380 Gen9 : does not detect USB keyboard/Mouse after legacy BIOS boot up

I have a HP proliant DL380 gen 9 which was working just fine, but after a reboot both the USB keyboard and mouse are no longer detected after the legacy BIOS startup. I tried to use them directly ...
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HP DL360 G7 4K native sector disk size compatible?

I have a HP DL360 G7 server with a P410i drive controller which don't accept 4K native sector size disks (Seagate ST2000NX0263). LED on drive bay is red. Is there any controller (Adaptec, LSI, Intel ...
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FBWC and Zero Memory (ZM) RAID Controller on HP DL360p

I got a chance to work on HP DL360p Gen8 server with Smart Array controller P420i/ZM What are the advantage of having FBWC or BBWC Will it be possible to add an external P420/1GB or P420/2GB to ...
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hp proliant not recognizing emc sas drives

We have lots of 2.5'' SAS drives from a decomissioned EMC AX4 array (Seagate Savvio 10k.3), and would like to install on HP Proliant 360pG7. Proliant does not detect those drives, is there something ...
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Centos 6.7 Emulex LPE12002 on Dell can see any targets/LUNS on HP EVA4400 SAN

As the title indicates -- I have a new Dell R730xd running Centos 6.7 with all updates loaded, etc. I also installed the Emulex utilities, etc. The issue is that nothing I try (reboot / ...
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HP ML360 G6 server won't boot after swapping system disk

I am hoping for some help since I am completely out of ideas how to solve this! I have a ML360 G6 server with a smartarray p410 controller. All disks conifured in 4 separate arrays in raid 0 (I know, ...
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Using hpasmcli, how do I find two specific BIOS settings?

Using hpasmcli in Ubuntu on an HP ProLiant Generation 9 server, how do I find this BIOS setting? Boot to BIOS -> System Options -> Virtualization Options is either enabled or disabled I cannot ...
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HP ML310e Update firmware IP v1.4 - Error

I'm trying to update firmware via the HP intelligent provisioning but it keeps returning with the error 'unable to connect to update server'. Pretty sure the router/fw is OK. What's the issue?
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CentOS 7 DL120 G9 with H240 - Monitoring RAID Issue

I have just configured a new server using a Smart HBA H240 card and installed hpssaducli and it detects the controller and allows me to generate a report. The issue that I am having is how can I ...
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How to find out driver and firmware version of my ESXi Fiber Channel HBA? (via SSH)

I have an ESXi 5.5 Server (HP DL380 G7). How can i figure out the driver and firmeware version of my HP-QLOGIC Fiber Channel HBA via SSH? I think i am too stupid... :-/ Thx for help.
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How can 8 SAS lanes support 1024 disks? [duplicate]

According to the LSI 9207-8e specs then it supports up to 1024 disks of 6Gb/s, which I don't quite understand, when it is only an 8 lane JBOD card. In my case, I have an HP D6000 with 70 disks as ...
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Extra storage space for HP Proliant DL380 G5

I have a HP Proliant DL380 G5, SAS Hard-disk no space left, I am planning to buy HP StorageWorks MSA20 Sata - thus, a total of 6TB area will be formed. I do not know how to do connection server with ...
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Hp Data Protector backup destination command line

I'm using Hp DP ver. A.06.11 on HP-UX with 24 slots tape library. On DP Gui, I'm able to specify backup destination. Is it possible to do it from the command line? When I type the command ...
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How to fix HP MSM760 Wi-Fi controller crash?

The HP MSM760 Wi-Fi Controller Team composed by four HP MSM760 is crashing and rebooting once a week at least. Each controller crashes at random if there is load on it (it only crashes at weekdays at ...
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Use a laptop to find out which port it on a HP switch port it is connected to

I think most people ask this question the other way around - having access to the switch and querying a MAC address. I my test laptop and was wondering if there is a software (maybe by HP) that would ...
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Possible to use internal LSI controllers in HP hosts?

Right now I have a HP ProLiant DL360p Gen8 with two SATA disks in the disk bays. These are the OS disks. I choose SATA disks to bypass the internal raid controller, so ZFS could do the raid. I now ...
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Replacing a failed disk HP P2000 SAN - Invalid Metadata

On Friday I had an absolute disaster. I went to the datacenter in order to rack a new server and at the same time, took a new disk with me to replace a drive that had failed a couple of weeks back in ...