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How long does HP provide extended support for servers? Specifically a DL380 G5

We have 8 DL380 G5s in service as ESXi hosts. The servers are currently under support until June of 2014. How long does HP offer care packs after a product has been released? I looked through all ...
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HP X1400 HDD Upgrade from 4 to 8 TB [closed]

i have an HP X1400 Storage Server with 4x 1TB HDD´s. Now i replace them with 4x 2TB HDD´s but the system shows only 4TB, can anybody help me? Sorry, i´m the first time here.... It was an HP AP786B ...
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Slow parity initialization of RAID-5 array on HP Smart Array P411 controller

On 29th October 2011, I built a RAID-5 array using 4 x 146.8GB Seagate SAS ST3146855SS drives running at 15k connected to a PowerEdge R515 with HP Smart Array P411 controller running Windows 2008 (so ...
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Vendor RAM vs offical form RAM [closed]

I want add RAM for our server HP Proliant DL380 G6. There are no HP's shop in my country. Some computer & server shop offer me Kingston RAM for my server. But my boss says "Only HP!". What's ...
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Any Integrated Mangement Tools out there? (DRAC, iLO, RAC)

So I have been on the lookout for a master tool to manage all my Integrated management adapters on our servers here. Such as Dell DRAC, HP Integrated Lights-out and IBM's RAC e.g mRemoteNG works ...
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HP ProLiant DL180 G6 Fan Noise?

Recently i did bought an HP ProLiant DL180 G6 Everything is OK except fan noise , it's too loud. I did some research but found nothing useful , I just wanted to know if there is anything I can do ...
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HP DL180 G6 P410 8x SATA 1TB, what is the optimal configuration?

I have a HP DL180 G6 with a P410 raid controller. Presently this runs using 4x 1TB Samsung Spinpoint SATA drives, in a RAID10 configuration using default settings. I am about to add a backplane to ...
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Can I convert a 1 disk RAID 0 to RAID 1?

This is dangerously close to question 18957, but it isn't quite the same. One of my logical drives on my P410i is a single disk RAID 0 (because I was short sighted at the time). It's now warning ...
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Smart Array P600: Can't get drives recognized on port 2i

Extensive searching proved fruitless (and aggravating), so I'm moving from lurker to poster, finally! :)... I have an HP ProLiant ML-350 G4p that I just converted from SCSI to an SAS/SATA machine ...
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Printing from Linux to HP P4515x Mailbox

I need to be able to print from my CentOS 5 server to our HP P4515x printer mailbox (output bin/stacker). I am already able to print as normal from the server to the printer but I cannot figure out ...
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HP DL380 G3 2U For Basic Web Server in 2012

I have an opportunity to pick up a used HP DL380 G3 2U for $100. I'm looking for a basic entry level web server that I can host a small - medium size website on and more or less learn the ins and outs ...
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Can HP Data Protector get a list of backup source dynamically files from a text file?

Can HP Data Protector get backup source files from a text file? If not, how can I get a backup of only changed or created files during the day, like ntbackup's daily backup type (without full backup) ...
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Does the HP Proliant DL360 come with multiple NIC's?

Would someone be able to clarify multiple NIC cards to me, we have recently invested in a HP Proliant DL360, although do the network adapter cards come with 4 NIC's? E.g.: Networking: 2 HP NC382i ...
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MSA30 Linux CLI Configuration?

Can some one help me shed some light on this please? I have a MSA30 hooked up to a HP Proliant DL380 G4 running SuSE SLES Linux. My question is how do I configure the hard drives connected to be in a ...
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Multipathing vs. bonded connections

I recently tried to sell the idea of multipathing one of our production databases (thanks to Brent at SQL Pass summit!) currently using just 1 database file (189GB!!!) on a physical server with 2 ...
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Format of URL's in HP's Service Manager web client?

What is format of URL in HP's Service Manager web client? Is it possible to show the requset info by request_id passed as url parameter? Like in JIRA or modern bug-tracking systems.
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HP StorageWorks RAID 50: Volume size on creation is not precise enough

I've got a HP MSA2312i with 24 Hard drives. I created a RAID 50 virtual disk. That makes me a total of 11 TB of available space. I want to create a 500GB volume (0.5 TB). When I want to create a ...
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stop error 0x0000007b on boot bare metal recovered Win2008R2

We had HP DL360G4p with Windows 2008 R2 which was broken a few days ago. I setup VM on ESX4 because we don't have extra same hardware and recover from WindowsServerBackup image. The recovery looks ...
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How to find out more hardware details using only ESXi4.1 and (possibly) shell

Running ESXi4.1 on an HP machine, with only remote access to the host ssh shell and the vmware console (no iLO), is there a way to gather a hardware report from the server? I am specifically ...
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HP Smart Array p410i rebuild percentage not correctly working

I have a HP Poliant with a p410i and when I rebuild my raid 5 with a quick remove and insert to test the rebuild percentage goes up to 10% and then jumps to 92%. I continues up to 100% and the Array ...
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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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How to check if server is NUMA enabled?

My boss wants to know if the HP DL320 G5 is NUMA enabled. I've tried scouring the internet, but can't find any specific information. Does anyone know off hand if this server is suitable for running ...
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Is there a software solution to plug off the laptop? [closed]

Is it possible to plug off the laptop by a command from the laptop, rather than by removing the adapter from power source? I am on Windows Seven, but I will also welcome any note regarding the ...
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is there any conflict between HP blade system ProLiant BL680c G5 hardware and Redhat Linux Enterprise 5.5 or 6

We're going to install Linux Red Hat enterprise 5.5 on HP blade server that is connected to a part of SAN storage MSA 2000. I've tested both marked and unmarked sda option in partitioning. I did this ...
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HP P410i as online spare

Is it possible to have dual P410i SAS controllers and use one for a online spare? I am fairly new to HP servers and I will be setting up a new G7 for production use. I have been reading about HP's ...
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Setting the timeout for HP iLO VSP in order to catch kernel panic

So i have a server that has locked up twice recently. What i want to do is catch any kernel panic/oops written to the serial console. I can ssh in and start the VSP and i'm running my SSH session in ...
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Slow DL360 Smart Array P400i RAID

We recently acquired two "decked out" DL360's, complete with the Smart Array P400i RAID raid controller, 512MB BBWC, and (6) 10k SAS drives. They are configured in a RAID 1+0 set up, running LVM and ...
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Determine RAID configuration XenServer HP Server ML370 G5

I use a HP ProLiant ml370G5 server. Its OS is XenServer from Citrix.(based on Xen). Last week one its hard disks has been damaged and I want to change it. I want to know what is its RAID ...
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Who manufactures the enterprise SAS SSD drives sold by HP?

I'm curious about who manufactures the SLC and MLC Enterprise SSD drives sold by HP. They are labeled "6G SAS Hot Plug Enterprise Performance Solid State Drives" and "6G SAS Hot Plug Enterprise ...
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HP P9500 block level data integrity checking

Does the HP P9500 do any sort of block level data integrity checking on reads? If so, I'm looking for actual documentation that it does indeed do such a thing.
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HP DL360 G5 Processor Upgrade

I've recently acquired a DL360 G5 with Xeon 5410's in it (quad core, 2.3Ghz). We've also purchased some Xeon X5482's - which I understand are near the top of that same processor range. I'd like to ...
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HP DL 180 G6 installation problem

I have a problem installing Windows 2003 Standart in a DL180 G6 using the Easy Set-Up CD provided by HP, Windows installation process return: "The following value in the .SIF file used by setup is ...
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Memory for DL360 G5 (PC2-5300)

I've been looking high and low, and it appears that the PC2-5300 RAM for the DL360 G5 is rather expensive. From what I can tell, it takes PC2-5300 DDR's - which seem to be the most expensive memory ...
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Admin mode on Procurve Switches

Not being a network expert, I spent some time configuring my network, until I found my mistake: On my HP ProCurve Switch 1810G, I thought that "Admin mode" means whether the administrative interface ...
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SATA drives in HP ProLiant server?

Does anyone know if I can install normal 2.5" SATA drives inside an HP DL360 G5 server? Right now it has 6 72GB SAS drives. I am looking for raw storage for my files SAS performance in not required.
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Why won't this RAM work in my HP Proliant DL380 G4 server?

I tried installing some Crucial 1024MB PC5400 DDR2 667MHz ECC Memory (CT12872AA667) and the system would not start - just post beeps. The original memory is PC2-3200R ECC and the place I purchased ...
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My HP ProLiant DL380G7 give Correctable ECC logging reached?

I have a HP Pro Liant DL380G7 and a VMWare ESXi installed on it. In configuration tab of vSphere client inventory Memory Status is Warning with this message "System Board 8 Memory: Correctable ECC ...
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HP Storageworks MSA60, one failed disk replaced, all 12 bays flashing rapidly

I replaced a faulty disk yesterday afternoon, and the rebuild process started (RAID6). All disks were previously 750GB, but the only disk I could get is 1TB. Right now, almost 18 hours after replacing ...
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LaserJet M1522nF firmware was corrupted during the update

I have a LaserJet M1522nF, and the problem when I working on is that it is freezing every time so I decide to update the firmware. During the updating the device was down because of electricity so I ...
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Which controller should I buy for a SCSI-3 tape drive? [closed]

I have a HP StorageWorks Ultrium 960, which have a SCSI-3 interface. It is a quite old tape drive, so which SCSI controller should I buy? Update It is for PCI or PCI-X and the server is running ...
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Maximum size of a RAID0 on a HP Proliant DL380 with a Smart Array 410i controller?

I've been tasked with buying a server that needs a ton of storage in a RAID0 (in the 8-12TB range). Since I know nothing about RAID controllers, I figured I could just put 4x2TB into a RAID0 array and ...
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HP Proliant ML110 G6 using centOS - Hardware RAID fault alert

We have installed centOS 5 on an HP Proliant ML110 G6 server and we've setup RAID1+0 on it through the BIOS. My question would be: is it possible to send an e-mail of the status of the RAID ...
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HP Network Device Management Software

I look after a network with 11 x new HP v1910 24-port 1GB switches and 2 x HP 4204vl 1GB Chassis switches. I'm looking for software to enable me to: Map the network graphically - there are a lot of ...
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HP dl170 g6 and LO100 (iLO) - Can't boot from virtual media

I'm trying to make an HP DL170 G6 server boot via the "virtual media" feature. The system doesn't even try to boot from the virtual media, it seems unable to see it! Here's the test we've been doing: ...
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HP Insight Manager setup and use case?

I keep reading about HP Insight Manager in various blog posts and Server Fault questions. I am currently working with 3 HP ProLiant DL360 G4's, 2 DL380 G3's and a ML110 G6. All have iLo installed and ...
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Shrink an HP Smart Array on a P400

I just started consulting for a new client and one of 6 hard drives in their server's SAS array failed. Going over the options of replacing the drive, they didn't like the thought of spending about ...
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HP Smart Document Scan Software supporting Sharepoint 2010

We're proposing a solutions to use HP scanner to scan documents directly into our client's SharePoint 2010 server. But according to HP Smart Document Scan Software Brochure it only mentioned supports ...
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VSS Hardware Provider

I have a Windows Server 2003 Marjority Node Set Cluster. There are VDisks from our EVA8000 connected. From these VDisks I would like to create Snapshots using VSS. The Snapshots should appear in the ...
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Driving an HP Storage Array From a non-HP Server

I currently have an HP DL360-G7 server with a P411 SAS controller connected to an HP Storageworks D2600 storage array. The server boots VmWare ESXi 4.1 from its own drives (not from drives in the ...
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HP ProLiant Smart Array “lock up” code 0x11

I've a ProLiant DL580 G7 server that experienced a storage subsystem failure during production. The system appeared available and responded to pings, but all I/O access stalled (the system load must ...