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Manage printers / change passwords on multiple printers

I need to change two specific settings on MANY printers. Most are HP. I was given a print server from someone who has left. I need to change all the notification emails to go elsewhere as well as the ...
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HP PROLIANT DL320G6 power consumption

I'm cheking one colocation offer, and terms specify: 50 watt power consumption included, additional power usage 29,75 € cents per watt How do I know how much will HP PROLIANT DL320G6 use power? ...
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Any specific issues found running HP Quality Center 10.0 on SQL Server 2008

Has anyone successfully gotten HP Quality Center 10.0 installed and running using the as-yet unsupported Microsoft SQL server 2008? Have you hit a specific issue? e.g. any issues with full text ...
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How to open HP rack keyboard/monitor tray

We have maybe 5 of these HP racks. On all of them the keyboard/monitor tray is very finicky. Sometimes it gets stuck and the drawer tray will not open. While stuck, repeated wiggling of the tray ...
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SATA Disk not recognized in brand new server

We bought a HP Proliant ml350 g6 server for our work place. It comes with RAID 5 supportted by SAS disks. It also has SATA 750 GB disk. We wanted to install windows server 2008, but the SATA disk is ...
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HP SmartArray 410i controller slow?

Have just had a new HP DL380 G6 server set up. This has a SmartArray P410i controller and seven 2.5" 146Gb SAS 10k RPM disks, configured as three RAID1 arrays and a floating hot spare. Problem: I ...
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HP VAR's Value Added Reseller, Datacenter Enterprise Servers [closed]

Greetings Team, I am looking for a list of HP VAR's (Value Added Resellers), both domestic and international. Primary goal is to speak with these people and build a relationship to purchase brand ...
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What is the SNMP OID for the duplex page count on a LaserJet 4000 series printer?

I'm trying to read the number of pages and the number of duplex pages (or the number of sheets and number of impressions, which is equivalent) from a large number of printers via SNMP. The idea is to ...
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Smart Array P400 Drive Failure

I have a HP Proliant server with a Smart Array P400 RAID controller with 2 146 gb 10k SAS hard drives configured in a mirrored RAID configuration. Where could I find information regarding how a drive ...
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Configuring VLAN's on two HP procurve switches

Trying to route a new ISP (Microwave link) from one of my out buildings to my computer room and hence my firewall. Old ISP came direct into firewall. In the outbuilding the Microwave modem connects ...
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Compaq ILO over SSH to Vmware - How to press ALT-F1

I have a Compaq DL380 G4 running an ILO on a shared ethernet port, so I only have SSH access. On this machine I have VMWare vSphere 4. I can ssh into the ILO, issue remcons, and see the lovely ...
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HP iLO get XML data

I have a couple of HP servers with iLO interfaces. do you have any idea of how can i get status data of the server via an XML or something like that ? update: i want to be able to get the server ...
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HP Onboard Software SATA RAID. Knowing which drive failed

On of our HP Proliant DL320 G4's is reporting a failure. It's running Windows 2003 and configured using the built in software SATA Raid. The array manager shows only one drive attached labelled "Port ...
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Where is documentation of HP ProLiant Health Panel?

This is a capture of one of our HP ProLiant ML370 G5 health panel (not sure about official name of the panel): Why are all memory banks LED all on? Is it caused by a faulty memory bank?
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automatic get server temperature via HP iLO

I have a couple of HP servers in 2 offices. They have iLO interfaces and i can read the temperature from there. How can i read this temperature automaticaly over the network ? does iLO have any sort ...
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vista add printer wizard reporting pcl 6 server error message

I'm trying to install a printer, and hp laserjet p2005d, on vista 64. The printer is attached to xp pro 32 bit, and when you try to add the printer using add wizard, it finds it easily but for some ...
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Altiris Deployment Console and PXE booting over multiple vlans

I am rebuilding a 2008 server with sql 2008 and altiris Deployment console 6.9 sp2. It is working now however I am trying to get the clients to be able to pxe boot and load an image from altiris no ...
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Keep old hard drive trays?

Just wondering if there's any reason to hang on to some old Compaq hard drive trays. These came from a server that's no longer in use. Is eBay the only place to check to see if anyone is interested, ...
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How do I stop hpboid.exe and hpbpro.exe from running MANY MANY times on my server?

I'm seeing many copies of those 2 programs running on the server. They seem to collect over time and each consume 5mb-10mb of RAM. It seems to be part of the printer driver for either the HP LaserJet ...
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why does my dl380 G3 crank the fan up so high (and how do i stop it?)

I've got a HP DL380 and after I leave it on for a while it decides it needs to run the fans at a much higher speed than it did before. It's really loud and annoying. Is there any way to manually ...
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Source for documentation on circa 2000 HP hardware?

A previous employer has asked me to come by and see if I can resurrect a computer which has failed since I left -- 8 years ago. The computer in question is a HP 9000 rp2430, HP part A6889A (A Class ...
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'Panicking' HP DL385 G2s since moving to RHEL 5.3

We have a number of HP DL385 G2s which kernel panic after installing RHEL 5.3. All are up-to-date with firmware CD 8.50. The initial RHEL 5.3 installation always works and in most cases the first boot ...
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What is the added value of installing Dell / HP / IBM / etc. supplied drivers?

I manage a couple of hundred Linux servers, most of which are HP, if they are not virtualized. Historically, we have installed the HP ProLiant Support Pack (PSP) since before I started working here. ...
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HP Proliant Servers - WMI query for system health

I want to query lots of HP servers to determine their overall health. I don't want to use any packages, or even SNMP - I want to query the server health from WMI and understand if a box is ...
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Extend Raid5 with a new HD (HP DL380 G3)

Because one of our customers is running out of disk space, I need to extend his Raid5 with one more disk. At the moment the raid5 contains 3x72gb harddisk. The harddisk i want to add is exactly the ...
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Auto-closing port on Procurve Switches

I have a Procurve 2626 on a small network (~200 users); about 100 of them are one port, which every now and then sets itself to "off" in the running configuration. There is no indication of why this ...
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What is a DSS server for HP printers and where is it installed?

I'm working with some HP printers and I'm getting the error "DSS Authentication. Unexpected failure." I'm trying to locate the DSS server and trying to figure out what version the server is. ...
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No-Good Very Bad Print Server Issues: Print Server Troubleshooting Suggestions? [closed]

We just replaced a fifty-year-old print server and are attempting to use HP Universal Print Driver (per their engineers' suggestion) for all of our printers (the PCL 5 4.7 version). We thought this ...
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HP ILO mouse issue

On some new servers from HP we are using the ILO (Integrated Lights Out) to control some new Linux installs. When we use the remote console options the mouse movements won't stay in synch. When we ...
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Has anyone managed to install an HP All-In-One printer on 64-bit Windows

I'm trying to set up an HP All-In-One printer (6310) on a 64-bit Windows 7 system. The setup for the driver software runs OK, but fails to connect to the printer across the network. I haven't tried ...
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PCL XL Error

When printing from Adobe Photoshop Album Starter Edition to a network printer (HP Color LaserJet 3600) this error message is printed out rather than the photographs. Any ideas? PCL XL error ...
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HP Blade Enclosures: Passthrough Network Modules or Virtual Connect Modules

I was wondering if people had any opinions. I am a big of the virtual connect modules and have only used the pass through's when the blades weren't virtualized and were running large Datbase Servers. ...