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Entering BIOS via HP iLo2 remote console

I want to enter BIOS remotely via HP iLo2 remote console. However, I tried to press F8,F10,Esc-8 and Esc-10. None of them works. Could someone teach me how to do so? Thank you. Regards, yuwen
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HP Proliant DL120 G7 with P212/256MB SmartArray Controller GPT Support

I have the HP Proliant DL120 G7 server with P212/256MB SmartArray Controller configured with 4 - 2TB drives as RAID 1+0 (4TB usable space). I would like to have a small partition for my Linux OS and ...
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How to access to install/check software on a ESXi 5 to view system hardware

I have the following: 2 x DL585 G1 (8 cores) with built in Smart Array 5i (4 x 74GB SCSI in Raid 5) I installed VMware ESXi 5 and got it all working :) When I boot my server up, it states the ...
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HP DL585 G1 with VMware ESXi 5 - SATA solution, need more storage

I have the following: 2 x DL585 G1 (8 cores) with built in Smart Array 5i (2 x 74GB SCSI in Raid 0) I installed VMware ESXi 5 and got it all working :) However I need more space. I was thinking ...
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HP Smart Array P400/256MB SAS Controller BATTERY

This is probably a dumb question. I recently purchased a couple of refurbished HP SB40C storage blade for our HP Bladesystem c3000 enclosure. Each comes with an HP Smart Array P400/256MB SAS ...
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can we use a HP JetDirect in reverse?

I have the following situation I have an Ethernet only HP Printer which I need to connect to a parallel port PC. Could I use an External JetDirect card to connect my Ethernet printer to a Parallel ...
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How to manage HP Array on MSA1000?

On the server I have two fiber channel in multipath that connected to MSA1000: 0b:00.0 Fibre Channel: Emulex Corporation Zephyr-X LightPulse Fibre Channel Host Adapter (rev 02) 0b:00.1 Fibre Channel: ...
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HP KVM Server Console Switch G2 error

I have a HP KVM Server Console Switch G2 that I am having a problem with. When I try to open up a KVM session with a server I am getting the message, "Error: All video channels in use", and the ...
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How to find an HP desktop/workstation with PCIe power and room for double-high card

I am searching for an HP desktop or workstation with an Intel i5 or i7 processor that would support a "large" graphics card like an ATI Radeon 6850, which has two PCIe power inlets and which takes up ...
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Serial to ethernet cable: how to connect to device

How can I use a serial to ethernet cable to connect to a device: in my case a Hp ProCurve AP? A serial to USB or serial to serial would have been great but I found this serial to ethernet cable from ...
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What's the relation between “HP Diagnostics” the “Array Config Utility” and “Windows Disk Manager”

I have a failed drive that is reported in HP Diagnostics https://localhost:2381/hpdiags/frontend2/frontend.php? It tells me that Logical Drive 5 has a drive that is about to fail. The name of ...
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What is the web URL to replace an HP drive? (no phone / chat)

I have a failed HP drive and would like to replace it using HP's web form (online) process. Does anyone know what that URL is? I can't find it anywhere.
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Symantec Backup Exec 2010 not compressing data anymore

I am using Symantec Backup Exec 2010 in conjunction with an HP Storagewors 2024 tape library system. It used to compress the data well. As we are using 400/800gb tapes. For awhile now it is just ...
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HP E3800 series Web GUI times out

I am having some trouble with the web interface for my new E3800 (3800-48G-4SFP+ Switch (J9576A)). I have two of them stacked in a ring topology. When I restore to the factory default and add an IP ...
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Are keys for HP ML 150 G6 chassis all the same?

Recently we dragged a heavy box next to the HP ML150 G6 Server which had a chassis bezel key sticking out of it. So the bezel key broke in half. Is it possible to buy just a replacement key or they ...
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Need NIC driver for Proliant DL380 G4 NIC=NC7782 [closed]

I have installed Windows 2003 Server Enterprise Edition (32bit) on a Proliant server but can not seem to find the driver for the NIC. I have spent hours looking with no luck. Would like to just point ...
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command to edit /tcb/files/auth/s/someuser

is there a command in HP Unix used to change for example min age for password in this file without actually editing the file? /tcb/files/auth/s/someuser it has to do with trusted or non-trusted ...
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Access HP Lights-Out from remote server

I have a HP Server on Co-location that i administrate using HP Light-Out and remote desktop to windows. The problem is that the Lights-Out ip now is gone (not working any longer) but the remote ...
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HP Compaq 8200 Elite SFF won't boot from USB drive

Can't get an HP 8200 Elite Small Form Factor to boot from USB. It's done so in the past & the USB boot drive works in a different machine (HP 8440p laptop). Have tried upgrading BIOS (from 2.09 ...
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HP SmartArray P400: How to repair failed logical drive?

I have a HP Server with SmartArray P400 controller (incl. 256 MB Cache/Battery Backup) with a logicaldrive with replaced failed physicaldrive that does not rebuild. This is how it looked when I ...
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HP Microserver Mini-SAS Cable

I just purchased an HP Microserver I was planning to use with FreeNAS. It needed more RAM, so I tried to follow the instructions to pull out the system board draw to access the DIMM slots. Doing so ...
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Connecting 8 x 500GB SATA drives to HP Smart Array P800 controller on 2 external mini ports

I have already 8 drives hooked up the the P800 RAID controller internally. I would like to attach 8 more SATA drives externally. I looked in the documentation but the only thing mentioned for the ...
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hp dl380 g4 hardware monitor software

I've just bought a used hp proliance DL380 G4. This kind of servers are new to me... I've got it up and running WHS2011 without any problems. It has 2 power supplies , 2 processors and raid. I would ...
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HP networking unstable over fiber connection

I have a 3com Baseline Switch 2928 that's connected over fiber to a 3com superstack 4500. The fiber is singlemode and has the suitable SFP modules on both switches. The switches (and connected ...
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OMU 9.1 ovoremove failed

I need to remove an OMU 9.1 application, and there's a problem. Someone tried to remove the application once, and apparently it failed to remove some packages - ovoremove being one of them. Now - how ...
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Can I reset an HP p-class enhanced blade chassis iLO to defaults manually?

I just came into possession of a p-class HP BladeSystem enhanced chassis with eight BL25p blades and two CGESM interconnects. I didn't get a SUVI cable so I can't interact wit the blades directly. I ...
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Installing Windows on HP Proliant Servers without SmartStart

I have a PXE server for deploying Windows XP and Windows 7 to workstations. The process is as follows: Boot the workstation from the NIC. Workstation sends a DHCP request. DHCP server responds with ...
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HP P411 Storage Controller not recognized during boot

it's me again :( I've asked a question here a few minutes ago ( HP B110i controller not seeing storage array. Any ideas? ) Turns out I was wrong, and there IS a P411 controller built in, I verified ...
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HP B110i controller not seeing storage array. Any ideas?

We got a new HP ProLiant DL160G6 with internal P410 SAS controller, and an additional B110i SAS controller with external ports that is supposed to connect to the HP Storageworks D2600 Drive Array we ...
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vSphere 4.0 - Hardware system Monitoring

I have an ML350 G6 with ESXi 4.1 Free (vSphere Hypervisor 4.1 Free version) installed. Since ESXi is a bare-metal hypervisor install I was not able to install the HP Proliant Support Tools for ...
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Predictive failure on hot swappable drive

on a HP PROLIANT ML350 G5 server, one of 3 physical hot swappable drives in a Smart Array has a status of Predictive Failure and the amber light is flashing. Each drive is 146GB. In HP System ...
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HP ProLiant ML350 G6: Does the RAID rebuild automatically?

One of SAS hard disks of this ML350 died. We're buying a new one and I wanted to ask if I can just take out the faulty one and insert the new one with the server on to let it rebuild the raid or I'm ...
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Scanning on Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS? [closed]

Fellow SF Linux users, I have a question for you. I'm currently trying to set up scanning with a HP LaserJet 3330, but I'm having a tough time. I was wondering how I can get Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS ...
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Large disk queue length

A few days ago disk on my server started to have large queue length: I've changed controller battary recently, HP configuration utility was saying the battery is bad, but after changing the battery ...
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HP Color Laserjet issue

Since this site is a Q&A for system administrators and desktop support professionals I'd decided to post my question here. Not sure if this is the best stackexchange website for this. We have an ...
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HP Server attention light is blinking?

We have an older HP Server RP2470 running HP UX. I've been assigned to perform some hard drive clean up and OS Maintenance on the server before we move it into production. Everything is going just ...
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Upgrade memory incompatibility with HP PROLIANT DL160 G6

We have a HP PROLIANT DL160 G6 as a development server. Recently we decided to upgrade the memory and but this one. So we finish with 2 modules of 2GB that came with the server and the new module of 4 ...
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How do I create a certificate with HP Systems Management Homepage with Windows 2008 R2

I'd like to get a trusted, or even better a "green bar" certificate from my Windows 2008 R2 CA to work with my Insight manger home page of https://host:2381 I tried importing the file ...
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How to diagnose storage system scaling problems?

We are currently testing the maximum sequential read throughput of a storage system (48 disks total behind two HP P2000 arrays) connected to HP DL580 G7 running RHEL 5 with 128 GB of memory. Initial ...
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linux - HP BLADE machines - identify the Server name from my Linux OS

I have a Linux machine (RedHat version release 5.6) in HP BLADE Hardware I am trying to find a solution to identify the server name from my Linux OS (Linux installed in the HP Blade HW), (Server ...
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HP ACU CLI Examples

Has anyone used the HP Array Configuration Utility Command Line Interface (hpacucli.exe) to get physical disk information into a file? I'm not at the machine right now, but basically I want to find ...
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Configuration of ILO port on HP servers

I have a HP server that has ILO port. How can i configure it to use from remote location? server os is debian-squeez.
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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 ...