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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, it'...
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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
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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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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 ipmi-...
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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 / rescan-scsi-...