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Differences between HP Proliant D100 and D300 series servers?

I've spoken with HP representatives a little bit, but I would like to get some real-world feedback. I need a few servers and have pretty much settled on HP. I'm curious about the differences between ...
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One user always unsuccessfull in logging into the MFP via DSS

We use HP M4345 MFP's here with the HP DSS software. All the users can log into the MFP except for one particular user. I haven't been able to find out why. We are leaning towards her active ...
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Does vPro require an Intel NIC?

I'm looking at some HP Elite 7000 desktops. The web page for these machines imply that they have vPro support. However, the ones I'm looking at buying have Realtek NICs. I'm assuming that they're ...
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Older Proliant System Management Driver

I'm trying to update my server, a DL380 G2, from Server 2003 to Server 2008 (R1 not R2). Even though it is an older server, I've been able to get everything working except the Advanced System ...
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How do you configure an HP LaserJet 5000N printer using the front control panel to have a static IP?

What are the steps required to configure static IP for an HP LaserJet 5000N printer using the front control panel?
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WDS updating raid drivers in an already existing image WIM

Here is my current setup. WDS installed on Server 2008 R2 for the new driverstore and multicast features. A Windows Server 2003 32bit Standard image built to support previous DL360 models. A new HP ...
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Wipe out hard drive on HP box using DBAN from CD?

I need to create CD for wipping out hard drives before boxes are decomitioned. Considering to use DBAN: does it matter that the boxes are running HP Unix? Will this effect anything? is there a ...
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What features of a HP DL server make it so much more performant than commodity hardware?

I've used HP DL machines at work. I found them to be blazingly fast, but very expensive - up to $15k, I am curious though, although the spec we typically used (e.g. dual AMD Opteron 2.6GHz, 8 or 16GB ...
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Some questions about iSCSI

I searched the internet, but I couldn't find which sort of cables iSCSI adapters require. I will use it in a HP server, which has two HP NC382i Integrated Dual Port PCI Express Gigabit Server ...
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NDMP NAS for HP EVA4400 SAN

We use EMC Celerra filer for our EMC array and it supports NDMP.n remote site we have EVA4400 HP SAN and it seems that our only option for NAS is Windows Storage Option. What if we want to use ...
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Windows networked printers freeze on PDF

I have two HP LaserJet printers on a Windows Server 2003-based network. Both printers are managed by a print server and shared from there to multiple users in the domain, most of whom use Windows XP. ...
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HP DL380 G5 server BIOS Upgrade interrupted and no longer booting

Whilst in the middle of doing a maintenance CD and iLO upgrade via the iLO on a HP DL380 G5, lost connectivity to the server. After this point unable to contact the iLO. Will not ping. Unplugged all ...
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Filer for HP EVA 4400 Array

We are planning moving some of our infrastructure to the dataceneter.Most of our hardware is EMC/Dell and datacenter uses HP. One of the components we use is EMC Celerra NS20 Filer connected to the ...
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Command View EVA Login Problem

I'm using Command View EVA version 9.01 on a Windows Storage Server 2003 R2. And all of a sudden I can't log in to the command view, it always say incorrect username or password, I haven't done any ...
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Solarwinds netflow anaysis not collecting netflow

I have recently installed the 30 day trial of Orion Network Performance Monitor (solarwinds) and then installed Netflow Traffic Analysis. I have added our procurve switches and I have used other ...
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Volume Rebuild Failure after disk replacement in HP MSA1500/MSA20

I have a historically flaky MSA1500 with 2xMSA20 enclosures attached. Recently a disk failed in one of the enclosures. The LCD display reports that interim state recovery for all volumes was ...
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HP ML115 with P400 Smart Array Controller

I have a HP ML115 server I have installed a HP P400 Smart Array Controller card, I also have 4 x 1TB Samsung Hard drives. I'm unable to get the the controller to detect the hard drives, I have ...
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Windows 2003 network initialization

I have a vanilla Windows 2003 SP2 installation (using MS Media) installed on an HP DL380 G6 (using Broadcom nics). When I boot the machine unattached to a domain, there are no issues. As soon as I ...
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How can I move a Windows 2003 install to a different logical drive on an HP Smart Array P400?

I have an HP DL380 with a Smart Array P400 (256MB version). Currently there is a 3 disk raid-5 array that Windows Server 2003 is installed on. I would like to move the (bootable) logical system drive ...
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Network print server problems - HP JetDirect 175x and Windows XP Print server

I'm having a massive problem with my network printers - one in particular. A little background: Originally, all of our printers were added on our domain controller, and shared. There were around 20 ...
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HP DL320-g4 Hard Drive

I'm not much of a hardware guy, so i am sorry if the answer to this question is obvious. I was recently able to accurire a DL320 server that i want to set up as a lab server. The server came with 2 ...
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execute switch command over ssh

I want to write a script that will log into several switches and check the status of several ports. I am running RHEL 4, and I have HP ProCurve 3500yl switches. I want to run something like the ...
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Compaq ProLiant DL580 boot menu?

I want to boot a CD on the given server. It's only booting via network. F10 or F9 on Compaq logo screen doesn't work, neither F1.
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Docking Station MAC

Would an HP notebook docking station have its own Ethernet MAC address independent of the internal Ethernet MAC on the laptop itself? I'd test it myself, but the answer decides whether or not we even ...
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Wireless guest access with HP ProCurve 420

We have a HP ProCurve 420 wireless access point hooked up to our LAN, which then connects to the internet though a gateway router. Is it possible to set up a guest SSID, which can access the internet ...
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Handle IRQ in Debian

I'm running Debian and I'm running into an IRQ problem, two cards that generate a lot of IRQ interrupts are sharing the same IRQ (16). I found on the HP Bios an option that states "allow OS to trip ...
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Non-identical hard drives with HP integrated hardware RAID controller?

The HP server I bought (ProLiant ML110 G5, to be specific) comes with an integrated hardware RAID controller, but only one hard drive (a 250GB 7200RPM NHP SATA drive) My company is on a limited ...
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Best Practices for a Remote Desktop Services server

I've been tasked with building a Remote Desktop Services server. My machine is an HP DL380 with dual Xenon 3.6 GHz processors, 10GB RAM, 6x 73GB SCSI drives, Gig ethernet card, etc. It will have ...
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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 ...