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DL585, HP Proliant G5 server blinking internal health light red

I have a DL585, HP Proliant G5 server that I can't seem to get to do anything of useful significance. When powered on the power supply kick on and the fans associated with them. The front UID led ...
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Install Display Card In ProLiant DL580 Gen8 Server

We have a ProLiant DL580 Gen8 Server and want to install Gigabyte GForce GTX 980 ti Display Card in PCIE slot, When we connect 8 pins sockets power, server could not turn on, and when power socket not ...
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Can HP Virtual Connect modules be used as a layer 2 switch?

I have an HP C7000 enclosure which I recently upgraded with a pair of HP Flex-10 Virtual Connect Ethernet modules (HP PN: 455880-B21). Each module has 16 downlink ports to connect to server blades ...
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Four lane SFF-8088 to SFF-8470 cable, 6G/12G

I need a couple of SFF-8088 to SFF-8470 cables and the HP manual says the HP 408771-001 is the right one for me. My hardware dealer has them in stock for about 100$. I browsed a bit and found the HP ...
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Transfer the configuration settings and data from HPRM production to test

We are performing an upgrade of HPRM and we want to be able to replicate the production environment into a new test environment in AWS. Our infrastructure in AWS is already set up, however we were ...
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Turning on HP ProLiant DL 580 G5 with broken power button?

I have an HP ProLiant DL580 G5 whose power button does not work. The server runs, but the button does nothing. Unfortunately, the server has turned off, and I guess my "boot on power" settings did ...
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Can the HP LO100i be used to automatically start and stop a server?

I recently bought a DL160 G6 and i'm looking for a way to automatically start and stop the server at certain hours (which i know is possible with IBMs management modules but i'm not quite sure about ...
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HP 300GB SAS 2.5" Dual Port HDD

I have been offered a couple of HP 300Gb DUAL Port 2.5" SAS drives will this work in a NON HP system ? My system uses a Adaptec 6405e SAS RAID Controller there is NO mention of DUAL port I'm not ...
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HP DL380 G8 - SAS Cage Power [closed]

HP DL380 G8 8 Bay 2.5" Drive Cage I have been given a HP DL380 G8 Drive cage - duplicated order I want to use it on a NON HP Server On the back of the 8bay 2.5" drive cage there is a 8 pin power ...
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Smart array P410i Maximum hard drive capacity?

I've looked for quite a while and for some reason can not find this info anywhere, the HP quickspec document search (Which they recommend) doesn't bring up anything. I have a proliant DL380 g6, and ...
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Control HP Proliant DL160 G6 fans from Windows Server 2008 R2

What software needs to be installed to allow proper control or management of the fans/BMC etc on a DL160 Gen 6? I have tried to find SPP/SUM but I don't have entitlement as the server is from 2010. ...
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hp proliant DL 180 G6 P410 cant enter raid bios

Given this HP Server with P410i raid controller. It doesn't see any attached disks most likely because they are not defined in the RAID bios and I don't see a way to enter there. I have tried ...
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Adding additional memory in HP server

I am planning the installation of additional memory in a HP DL360 server. Currently, this server has two processors and 8 x 8GB stick of RAM. I have not got access to the server yet so I will assume ...
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Configure/Install the New Blade HP Proliant BL685c G7 in Blade server C7000 G7 server

I have a problem Installing the Blade HP Proliant BL685c G7 into the Blade server C7000 encloser G7. i want to install Windows server 2012 R2 on the new Blade but when i boot from the Bootable USB i ...
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Updating iLO on and old server

I have an old HP ProLiant DL380 G3 server I plan on using to tamper with. However, I have ran into an issue. I can't access iLO due to a firmware gap (from around 2003) to the present. When I try to ...
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Failed to receive Email alerts on HP ILO 4

I have trouble getting email alerts on one of the HP server DL380 Gen9 on windows server2012 R2 We dont have exchange Server in our Environment. I tried enabling ILO AlertMail with my Email address ...
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Install CentOS 6 on HP ML 150 gen9 server with b140i raid controller

I have HP ML 150 with Smart Array b140i controller. I want to install CentOS 6.6, but the driver isn't built-in the ISO. I have download the Driver and install in the USB(dd). I need the command for ...
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Physical storage devices, such as tape and changer devices, not visible when booting Debian 8 Jessie, with hpsa driver.

Question Not detecting all physical devices behind Smart Array controller after upgrading to Debian 8 Jessie HP P212 Smart Array Controller and HP 1/8 G2 LTO-5 3000 SAS Autoloader Debian 7 Whezzy ...
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HP Proliant cannot find Seagate SATA HDD

1785-Slot X Drive Array Not Configured (HP Proliant ML10 v2 cannot recognize Seagate 1Gb SATA HDD) I have a HP Proliant ML10 v2 and a Seagate 1TB SATA HDD. My computer cannot recognize the HDD so I ...
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Unknown Linux Server Reset [closed]

We have a infamous box out of 4 running on the kernel version below. Linux **** 2.6.32-431.5.1.el6.x86_64 #1 SMP Tue Feb 11 11:09:04 PST 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux The box now is suffering ...
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ProLiant DL580 G7 E7 Upgrade Issue

I'm an administrator IT and also repair desktop computers & servers for many years. We have an DL580 G7 whose warranty expired 12/31/2015. Originally supplied with Xeon E7530 and standard memory ...
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Would upgrading RAM in a HP LaserJet printer improve its performance?

Would RAM upgrade for an HP 4050N LaserJet printer matter? We have this real workhorse of a Laser Printer. It's an HP 4050N and it's been in use for many years. In the past few years, I've noticed ...
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Can you connect a SAN directly to a HBA with Fibre Channel?

I am in the process of sourcing our company's first SAN as we have the need for high availability/shared storage. I have noticed fibre channel switches are extremely expensive, and for redundancy we ...
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Need to downgrade Seagate HDD firmware [closed]

OK so I knew I was taking a big risk doing this but I decided to upgrade the HDD firmware on drives in my RAID5 array. And of course the controller is now complaining that one of the HDD sizes is ...
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HP ProLiant DL380 G7 server can boot with single processor?

I had a problem with HP Proliant G7 server. The server could not boot and system health LED flashing red immediately as I press power button. I remove one processor and try again, server started up ...
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HP SmartArray Rebuild Logical Drive without data loss

First, let me explain our situation: We had an HP server with a RAID 1 over 2 drives (for the OS) and a RAID 5 over 4 drives (for VM data). The raid recently failed. I say the word failed very ...
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Foreign cards in a HP server, do they cause the server to operate outside of specs?

I have a Proliant DL380 G7 I am going to be staging as lab server. As part of the server I plan to run ZFS as the base filesystem and installed 2 LSI 9211-8i cards for the disk controllers since the ...
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Access IML via IPMI

I am trying to get access to the Integrated Management Log (IML) via IPMI (iLO). Is it possible to obtain the IML via IPMI? I have no issue with getting metrics from the built-in IPMI/iLO sensors, ...
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Python script to delete HPSA RHEL software policy items(rpms)

I'm looking to script the deletion of HPSA software policy items (RHEL RPMs) from HP Server Automation server. In our environment we have "HP Server Automation 10.22", using rhn_import command we ...
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Running GVRP and VTP on the same network

Within are network we have HP 5400zl switches with GVRP and CISCO 2950 switches with VTP. Is it possible to run GVRP and VTP on the same network without any problem? I know that GVRP and VTP not ...
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Incorrect memory hp ProLiant ML110 G6 in VMWare

My ESXi server is report that it only has 8GB where as it actually has 16GB. I do not have physical access to the machine. How could I go about verifying this information? I am currently using the ...
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HP ProCurve 2920, MAC filter

I have few HP 2920. They are connected to another HP modular switch via uplinks. When I check which devices are connected via MAC I can only see MAC addresses on uplink ports (idk why I can't see ...
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HP Proliant and Cisco 3560G LACP - Up Sngl-port-Bndl Mstr Not-in-Bndl

I have to connect two GigaEthernet ports to get 2Gbps. I´m trying to connect a switch 3560G to a HPProliant DL 380G6 to give 2Gbps to the server through the switch. I use LACP in switch in this way: ...
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HP Proliant RAID setup; does the order matter?

This should be a simple answer but I need to know before proceeding with my configuration. I have an HP Proliant DL380 G6 6-port server. I need to create a Raid array using 4 drives but port 1 and 3 ...
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HP Blade System Won't Come Up [closed]

I recently asked a question on here regarding our HP Onboard Administrator not responding in a C7000 Blade Enclosure. I was advised it was faulty and after contacting our 3rd line support company was ...
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HP P4500 G2 system board replacement

Initially, I had such a problem: HP P4500 G2 does not turn on. So we buy new system board (spare 583736-001) and when i replace it storage start to power on, but with error code 1611 - Fan Solution ...
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Cable management in HP branded networking racks

I have HP 11842 racks (H6J69A) for networking equipment. Does anyone use those in their datacenters? Some advice for cable management inside the rack would be highly useful. Photos from existing ...
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HP DL380 G5 supported PCIE SSD/boot from SSD

I currently need a PCIE SSD to my G5's due to SW incompatibility with the P400 raid controller. Is there any PCIE ssd compatibility list? I've seen here that the Asus RAIDR Pcie SSD probably works ...
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HP Array P410, HDD changed, but still predict to fail soon

On HP Proliant DL G6, one disk in RAID 1 on P410 array broken. It was HP EG0300FBDBR. I changed it on compatible HP model - HP EG0300FAWHV. (both 300 Gb, 10K) But HP Array Configuration Utility still ...
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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