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HP Smart Array; How to safely remove a physcial drive with SMART predictive failure from array so it can be replaced?

hpacucli controller slot=1 ld 1 show detail Smart Array P400 in Slot 1 array A Logical Drive: 1 Size: 273.3 GB Fault Tolerance: RAID 1+0 Heads: 255 ...
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SAN for virtual envirnment

I will be ordering a c7000 server enclosure by HP and adding some BL460c G7 servers. This will be for a completely virtual environment. The G7's have the FlexFabric adapters built in and a pair of BLC ...
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How can I force HP Smart Array RAID controller to re-recognize drives?

I have an HP ProLiant DL180 G5 server with a Smart Array E200 RAID controller. The RAID controller is refusing to recognize inserted drives as an array. The story so far... This server (our file ...
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How to find which HD controller module a running Linux system is using?

I have a problem with an HP ProLiant Microserver that won't boot with a Slackware 12 system using Linux 2.6.21.5 If I boot a recent version of System Rescue CD, the disk is recognized. So my ...
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Cisco Catalyst VTP to HP ProCurve GARP?

I have two L3 capable ProCurve switches (2810-24G) which I would like to use in our Cisco environment. The Cisco switcheshave vtp configured, and all VLANs are added/maintained basically on the ...
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System load by HP-SNMP-Agents is high

After installing the hp-snmp-agents on my proliant server, I noticed the system load never goes below 1. Is this normal behavior, or is it possible to reduce the load of the HP tools? Update: the ...
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Server configuration + Memory + VMWare question

I'd like to buy this guy: DL 380 G7, http://www.pcconnection.com/IPA/Shop/Product/Detail.htm?sku=11578414&cac=Result it's coming with 24 GB q1) what should be the best way to upgrade the memory ...
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RAID Configuration

Is it possible with the HP Smart Array P410i to create 4 arrays from 6 disks in the following way: 2 of them in a RAID 10 4 of them used as single disks
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Does anyone have a full disassembly guide for an HP P4515x printer?

We are getting an error at power on that indicates a fan failure. As this printer is no longer under warranty it is falling on me to open it up and look around. I have searched HP's website and ...
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HP Smart Array p400i with Intel X25-M 160 SSD

I have a pair of x25-M 160 Intel SSD's in an HP DL360 G5 with a p400i Smart Array running 512 BBWC. The disk performance I am getting on this box and another identical one does not come close to ...
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HP DL160 G6 memory PC3-10600R vs PC3-10600E

I am using a HP DL 160 G6 server that according to specs takes PC3 Registered or Unbuffered. When I combine the two types of memory below the system will not POST. When I use just the first type of ...
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Incredibly low disk performance on HP ProLiant DL385 G7

As a test of the Opteron processor family, I bought a HP DL385 G7 6128 with HP Smart Array P410i Controller - no memory. The machine has 20GB ram 2x146GB 15k rpm SAS + 2x250GB SATA2, both in Raid 1 ...
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HP CM2320 Printer crashes windows 2003 spooler in TS/Citrix

I'm having a very annoying issue with an HP printer (CM2320): all of a sudden, any user who has that printer installed locally as default printer would crash any Windows 2003 terminal services or ...
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How to use a MIB file

I have a HP 2626 switch and want to monitor it by SNMP. how can i use the MIB file. Any starting points on how to understand it ? using snmpwalk to get the data in a *nix machine and output it in a ....
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Passwordless entry via public key authentication to a HP 2626 switch

I am trying to get the output of some 'show' commands in linux and print them in a file It's a HP 2626 switch 1. How can i setup Passwordless entry via public key authentication to the switch 2. How ...
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Move Raidset from HP Smart Array P400 to E200

Is there a way to move a Raidset configured for a Raid0/1 from a HP DL380G5 with a SmartArray P400 Controller into a DL380G5 with an E200i. When I fit them in the new Server it does not recognize any ...
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Possible to replace HP320G5p harddrive with OEM part?

Can any of you tell me whether it is possible to replace the HP 250GB SATA drive named GB0250EAFJF (the drive has HP branded firmware) with a standard 250 GB SATA drive from the computer parts dealer? ...
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can't install (in Vmware Virtual maschin) windows 2008 R2 64 bit on hp DL 380 G4?

when we want to install W2008 R2 64bit error has accured and alert:
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Software to measure power draw of HP Server

I'm after some software to measure the power draw of a HP Server, namely a DL360 series. I know Nagios is used for logging and monitering but I'm not sure if it logs power usage as well. I've also ...
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RAID P410i and P812 performance issues [closed]

I'm having much trouble with I/O performance of HP DL360 server with two RAID controllers - P410i and P812, Windows Server 2008, 36 GiB RAM and 16 x Intel Xeon x5550. The server runs a bunch of tasks ...
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Sudden reboot of HP ProLiant DL 320 G5

I recently suffer a sudden reboot of this server. I like to know why that happens. The only thing i see that happened just before reboot in the system.log is something about iLO. iLO is not connected, ...
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HP smart array P812i and storage works enclosure D2700 BAD PERFORMANCE

I have HP DL360 G6 with Smart Array P812i and Storage Works D2700 enclosure. Enclosure has 25x148GB 15K SAS 6G drives in RAID10 mode. P812i has 512mb cache (50% read/50% write) Crystal Disk mark ...
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Will 208v Hurt My Servers?

I've decided to move most of my servers out of our closet at work and into a datacenter. All of our servers are 110v, however we're starting to purchase some new ones, and the datacenter tech ...
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Does anybody know why HP offers only SATA SSD drives?

HP offers SSD drives for their ProLiant range of servers but they only come with SATA interfaces. This is strange because in the past drives with SATA interfaces were Second Class Citizens in the ...
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Why is Windows XP freezing when printing to a HP LaserJet 4250?

I have a network of users running Windows XP. Their driver for the office LaserJet 4250 was working fine until a few days ago. The printer is accessible through the web management portal, and you ...
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Linear Performance Scalability with HP San Solutions

I need a San Solution with linear scalability in size as well as in performance. From what I know, with a Modular Smart Array solution such as the P2000/MSA-class solutions from HP, even with a dual ...
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How to configure ISC DHCPD for HP thin client ezUpdate (DHCP tag 137)?

We have a series of HP Thin Clients deployed which support their ezUpdate protocol. On boot, it checks in with the DHCP server and looks for tag 137 to get the FTP URL to connect to to check for ...
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Red Hat 5.3 on HP Proliant DL380 G5 and failed drive on RAID controller

I have a development ERP server here in my office that I assist with support on, and originally the DBA requested a single drive setup for some of the drives on the server. Thus the hardware RAID ...
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UPS with a HP Proliant server

We placed a EATON Ellipse Max 1500 (900W) as the UPS for our HP Proliant ML350 G6. Upon first power failure (actually we only moved the UPS' input plug to a different socket), server immediatelly ...
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Can't force HPZ600 workstation into PXE

I've got a HPC 2008 cluster of HP Z600 workstatsions, and though my head node can add them to the cluster (using node.xml files), and can reboot them, when the Z600 powers on the PXE attempt just ...
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Maximum single SATA disk size in Proliant ML350 G6

I have a freshly configured HP Proliant ML350 G6 (initially diskless) server running Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise. Is it possible to use four 1.5Tb disks in an internal RAID10 array in Proliant ...
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HP 4101: scan-to-email without Digital Sending software?

Word on the street (well, forums) is that the HP 4101 can scan-to-email without the expensive Digital Sending Suite/software: I've read that you can just set the SMTP gateway and away you go. ...
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hp smart array lock up code 0x15, what is that? (or where can I get a list of descriptions of HP smart array controller lock up codes)

I've had a couple of Dl180 6g boxes hung over the last week, each have a P410 smart array controller. upon reboot the server has indicated that a controller failure event occurred and the previous ...
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HP NC364T VLAN ISSUES

I am having a issue with an hp quad port NIC, I have 2 existing HP DL380 G5s with the same network card that are in a 2 node hyperv cluster. The existing 2 servers have 2 of the 4 ports in the ...
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hp sim Firmware And Software Revision (how does it get that data)

I have installed all the insight agents, and I have sim showing the Firmware And Software Revision information on the System status screen. Can anyone explain how sim is getting that information from ...
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HP Smart Array 641 w/ failed drive - will not recognize replacement?

Have an old HP ML370 G4 server, drive 1:3 failed and went offline. We swapped in a replacement drive (from an old server, same size, RPM, etc, but different brand). It is still showing the drive as ...
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HP Lefthand P4000 - Anyone got one?

If so how are you finding it and how do you have your multi-site setup configured? We're looking more and more likely to go the P4000 route and I'm looking at how things like failover work between ...
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Installing HP Agents on OpenFiler

We're hoping to solve a need for a low-cost SAN at one of our sites by deploying an OpenFiler on a DL360 strapped to an MSA70. We've been running a similar setup for 18 months at our locel site, so ...
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Experience in intergrating Atlassian Jira with HP's Service Manager/Quality Center?

I'm wondering whether anyone has had to look for solutions for integrating HP's Service Manager(which is a part of the HP Service Management Center). Our NOC uses this for incident management and is ...
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147GB vs. 146GB HP Drives

I'm kind of scratching my head here. One of our clients has a DL180 with 4 x 146GB SAS drives, they show up in ACU as 147GB drives. We ordered spares from HP, and they show as 146GB in ACU and ...
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How to add HP 64 bit printers for printers that use universal printer driver to server 2003

We have quite a few hp printers and I noticed now they all use the HP Universal printer driver which I added to the printer server (2003 serveR) but when someone on win7 64 bit tries to install the ...
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recommendations for unified storage using commodity hardware, opensource software

updates: from the below answers from "Chopper3", its possible to connect to HP MDS600 JBOD using HP DL server with a RAID controller card. Multiple servers can connect to MDS600 array; create volumes, ...
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HP Proliant ML110 G6 as first file server (RAID)?

Bit of a noobie and this will be the 1st server hardware I have purchased. We are a small design studio and I am about to buy our 1st server. I have successfully run Ubuntu on an old PC which has ...
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HP Procurve Access Point thinks it is another model

I have two HP Procurve Wireless Access Point 420, model number J8130B. One of them works great, and the other isn't able to have its wireless configured. I have tried a factory reset of ...
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SQL Cluster 2008 and iSCSI

what's your experience with iSCSI and SQL Cluster setup's? We bought HP StorageWorks MSA2324i. We'll place our high-volume transaction processing system on it.
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HP access points sending out multicast packets from IPs that aren't their own

I'm not our normal network guy... I've just been drafted to help with this issue, so please bear with me. We have a fairly large (~4,000 devices?) network mostly comprised of HP Procurve gear. From ...
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DL380 G4 - How to properly configure raid arrays

All, I have a DL380 G4 server with the following drives: 2x 36.4GB - 15K 2x 36.4GB - 10K 2x 300GB - 10K I'm trying to figure out how best to configure these drives. This is the first time I'm ...
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How do I populate my ProLiant DL320 G6 server with memory?

I have problem with a new HP ProLiant DL320 G6 server. From the beginning it had to less memory, and now I have ordered more memory two times. Now I am struggling to populate the server with these ...
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HP Proliant Server Smart Array Controller Configuration

For a server we have spec'd - HP Proliant DL370 G6 with a total of 3 SFF drive cages (up to 24 SFF drives total) - where would we use the SAS Expander vs. adding one or possibly two separate P410 ...
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unable to boot any OS on HP Proliant DL160 G5 Storage Server

I am unable to get any OS to boot on a DL160 G5 Storage Server. I've tried just about everything I can think of. Here is a quick rundown: Reset BIOS to defaults Changed SATA/IDE mode to all ...