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Using hpasmcli, how do I find two specific BIOS settings?

Using hpasmcli in Ubuntu on an HP ProLiant Generation 9 server, how do I find this BIOS setting? Boot to BIOS -> System Options -> Virtualization Options is either enabled or disabled I cannot ...
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HP ML310e Update firmware IP v1.4 - Error

I'm trying to update firmware via the HP intelligent provisioning but it keeps returning with the error 'unable to connect to update server'. Pretty sure the router/fw is OK. What's the issue?
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CentOS 7 DL120 G9 with H240 - Monitoring RAID Issue

I have just configured a new server using a Smart HBA H240 card and installed hpssaducli and it detects the controller and allows me to generate a report. The issue that I am having is how can I ...
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How to find out driver and firmware version of my ESXi Fiber Channel HBA? (via SSH)

I have an ESXi 5.5 Server (HP DL380 G7). How can i figure out the driver and firmeware version of my HP-QLOGIC Fiber Channel HBA via SSH? I think i am too stupid... :-/ Thx for help.
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How can 8 SAS lanes support 1024 disks? [duplicate]

According to the LSI 9207-8e specs then it supports up to 1024 disks of 6Gb/s, which I don't quite understand, when it is only an 8 lane JBOD card. In my case, I have an HP D6000 with 70 disks as ...
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Extra storage space for HP Proliant DL380 G5

I have a HP Proliant DL380 G5, SAS Hard-disk no space left, I am planning to buy HP StorageWorks MSA20 Sata - thus, a total of 6TB area will be formed. I do not know how to do connection server with ...
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Hp Data Protector backup destination command line

I'm using Hp DP ver. A.06.11 on HP-UX with 24 slots tape library. On DP Gui, I'm able to specify backup destination. Is it possible to do it from the command line? When I type the command /opt/omni/...
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How to fix HP MSM760 Wi-Fi controller crash?

The HP MSM760 Wi-Fi Controller Team composed by four HP MSM760 is crashing and rebooting once a week at least. Each controller crashes at random if there is load on it (it only crashes at weekdays at ...
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Use a laptop to find out which port it on a HP switch port it is connected to

I think most people ask this question the other way around - having access to the switch and querying a MAC address. I my test laptop and was wondering if there is a software (maybe by HP) that would ...
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Possible to use internal LSI controllers in HP hosts?

Right now I have a HP ProLiant DL360p Gen8 with two SATA disks in the disk bays. These are the OS disks. I choose SATA disks to bypass the internal raid controller, so ZFS could do the raid. I now ...
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Replacing a failed disk HP P2000 SAN - Invalid Metadata

On Friday I had an absolute disaster. I went to the datacenter in order to rack a new server and at the same time, took a new disk with me to replace a drive that had failed a couple of weeks back in ...
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iLO default username always Administrator?

I have noticed that all the HP ProLiant I have access, have the same iLO default username : Administrator. Is it always the same default username ? Some kind of HP internal rule ... (I want to do ...
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How to remove RAID option from HP DL360 Gen 9 for HDFS

I am setting up a brand new DL360 G9 Server for use in a Hadoop cluster proof-of-concept. As HDFS will be taking care of the RAID, I need to bypass this option in the G9 array controller (Smart Array ...
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HP Proliant server ML310eGen8v2 not powering on

HP Proliant server ML310eGen8v2 power on/standby button is blinking green for long time and when it powers itself on it doesnt post. No VGA output just noise. I have tested it with hundred of UPS ...
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HP UPS Network Module

We have installed a HP UPS with Network module. The UPS is set to shutdown after 2 hrs or 10% power. The Power Protector on the Servers is set to shutdown afte 1:45 with 5 minutes OS shutdown. When ...
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Trace ports on HP 5130 to mac address or ip address

I am looking for a way to trace a port on one of the switches to the ipaddress/hostname of the computer that is attached. Currently I do it the opposite way I ping the computer in cmd ping 192.168....
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What RAID configuration do I actually have?

So lately I've been playing around with my recently purchased (used server) (HP ProLiant ML330 G6) and I am a bit confused as to the current RAID configuration it has. I did a bit of checking via the ...
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Proper procedure for installing CentOS on HP DL80

I have a DL80 G9 on which I wish to install CentOS 6.7. I want my master boot partition to be a mirrored RAID 1 logical volume across 2 physical disks. I have additional storage that I will use to ...
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Changing Mirroring RAID disks - HP DL380

I have a DL380 server with raid configured as mirroring with only two harddisks ( 0 and 1) As we lost some files due to a software bug I removed both the HD's ( 0 and 1). Instead I put an old ...
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More Global Spares or dedicated spares

I have 74 x 300GB disk on a HP MSA2324sa. The magic for me is 3 x RAID10 vDisks of 16 drives each. And then 2 x RAID50 vDisks of 10 drives each. That leaves me 6 drives. I could assign 5 dedicated ...
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HP Proliant Microserver Gen8: OS on a Micro SD or USB drive a good idea?

I have an HP Proliant Microserver Gen8 and I want to install CentOS 7 on it, to run a Samba server. I've bought two 3TB HDDs for the storage. The OS should be separated from the storage HDDs. So my ...
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When using “Type 4” print driver print jobs are faint

Bit of a strange one; when printing to a networked HP LaserJet 500 MFP M525 using a "Type 4" printer driver the print jobs are faint (ie black text comes out dark grey). If I download and install a "...
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P440 defect, can I replace P440ar

Quick question: I have a HP DL160 Gen 9 server with P440 raidcontroller. ILO reports this one is defective. Disks are OK; after rebooting, the server works for about an hour. I have a P440AR in stock;...
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Install CentOS 7 on HP dl120 gen9 server with b140i raid controller

I'm trying to install CentOS 7 on a HP DL120 gen 9 server with a b140i controller. I have 4 1TB HDD setup in a raid 1+0 and the CentOS installer doesn't seem to recognize the logical drive created ...
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HP DL380 G7 - Voodoo Technology

I have a HP DL380 G7 which on boot gives the following message: HP Proliant Voodoo Technology: NDA Required - Error: Processor does not support Proliant Voodoo Technology I've searched the web high ...
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HP Proliant BL460c Gen1 , Redhat 6.5 installation

I have been trying to install redhat 6.5 on HP Proliant BL460c Gen1, and when installation completes, it fails to boot from harddrive. It just gets stuck on "Trying to boot from harddrive (C:). Does ...
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HP MSA70 / P800 Array Failure - Shows 2 drives in each slot, 13/25 drives “missing”

We have an HP MSA70 with 25 x 600GB HP SAS 10k DP drives, connected to an HP P800 controller. The drives are configured in RAID 6. Yesterday, some kind of unknown "event" occurred and the array ...
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Is there an automated way to report and open cases with HP for drive failure?

I want to take failed drives, send a diagnostic report to HP so I can automatically have the drives shipped to the right location. I'm considering writing C# code to automatically log in, post a case ...
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How to configure Array on DL360 GEN 8 Server Running Ubuntu

Hi all I have an DL360 GEN 8 Machine. And I need to install ubuntu server on it. However. Accourding to HP, THE Dyanamic Smart Array System is not support. Since I would love to make use of array.. ...
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HP Blade G6 - Replace original disks with bigger ones

The 2 x 150GB harddrives in RAID1 in the actual HP Blade G6 460c are running out of space. I run MS2008R2 and RDP Sessio Host. I have nought 2 x 450GB drives to use instead. Instead of reinstalling ...
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Hp Proliant ml310 gen8 v2 server is not recognizing western digital disks [closed]

just adquired a Hp server Proliant ML310 gen8 v2 where I work, also we adquired two brand new Westerrn Digital Discs (P/N WD500AVVS-63ZWB0) and I tried all sata configurations, and when I try to ...
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Possible to use Powershell to detect if an HP server has a bad drive?

I'm trying to use Powershell to detect certain hardware failures. Can Powershell hook into normal HP events/logs/alerts to detect if a drive failed?
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Debian Wheezy drivers for HP ProLiant DL360 Gen9 RAID controller

good morning everyone! I bought 2 HP DL360 Gen9 Servers and wanted install Debian Wheezy on those with PXE Boot network install. But it seems that Wheezy does not include a driver for the Smart Array ...
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Create a vNIC w/o VLAN ID using HP NCU

On a physical server hardware System x3550 M3 with NIC teaming configured, is that possible to create a vNIC without VLAN ID assigning to it in HP Network Configuration Utility? Perhaps, this can be ...
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Configure more than two logical drives in an HP ProLiant Gen8 server?

I've a server HP Proliant dl380 gen 8. I've got 2 RAID 1 drives (each having 2 HDDs (300gb) in a mirror). I've now come to put 4 extra physical disks into the server and it won't let me create the ...
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non-enterprise SSDs on HP servers [duplicate]

I'm a beginner with configuration of server computers. my company wants to upgrade one of the servers with SSD storage. the server is HP DL380 G8. the hardware seller company which my company works ...
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IRF HP 6125G Blade Switch : determine MAC address of each member

I have a little problem with my HP 6125G Blade Switch. Just to precise, I don't understand much IRF configuration. So i have a hp C7000 blade systems, with embeded blade switches (4). The switches ...
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Configuring HP iLO for OpenLDAP

I have been working with some new HP DL360 Gen9 server. I'm attempting to configure these for LDAP authentication against our OpenLDAP directory and not having much luck. First, all of our ...
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HP ProLiant Shared ILO port do not answer to host

I have a HP-proliant dl160 gen 9 with an iLO 4 configured with a Shared Network Port - LOM on port 1, the port is see as eth0 by Red Hat Enterprise linux 6.5 and used as a bridged port. The port is ...
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How to connect HP MSA2324sa to server?

I'm having issues with an HP MSA2324sa array. I connected it to the server and the server does see it however, I am not getting a /dev/s* device even though I have properly mapped the host from the ...
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accessing a server via SSH through ilo - dumping information/current state

I'm having to frequently access servers via ilo - ssh only, no web interface. Am I meant to be able to bring a server back up through just this tool? Or utilize others like ipmtool to be able to do ...
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HP Compaq 8200 Elite SFF won't boot from USB drive. Solution [duplicate]

Can't get an HP 8200 Elite Small Form Factor to boot from USB. (MP8200 Elite SFF PC) BIOS version: J01 v02.15 ME Firmware version 7.1.3.1053 Tried on two different computers, with same BIOS version ...
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HP Proliant - RAID 5 array recovery

I searched but found no solution to this question. I have a HP ProLiant DL385-G5p server with RAID 5, having 4 hard drives: 3*75GB + 1*75GB spare. One of the 3 hard disks in RAID5 has failed (the ...
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ALL drives on MSA60 have blue UID LED lit

We have a pair of MSA60's connected to two different servers. Today I ran a diagnostic report via the HP Array Configuration utility in order to obtain the serial numbers of the devices. Now that ...
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HP Microserver AMD Raid controller

I have a HP N54L Microserver which i have been using successfully with Windows Server 2012. I only have the one hard drive in but want to add another in RAID 1 and then another two much larger drives ...
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HP MSL2024 not auto changing tapes using Ultrabac 9.2.2

I am using Ultrabac 9.2.2 to run backup sets to a one drive HP MSL2024 tape library. It's currently connected via SAS 3Gbs to a HP Proliant DL380G6 running Server 2008 R2. I have the drivers from HP ...
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What is the maximum ProLiant DL580 G3 SCSI or SAS drive capacity, and are only HP drives permitted?

I was recently given a free HP ProLiant DL580 G3 configured for SCSI drives from out of a datacenter. I understand that this is an older unit, and reliability may be questionable at best, but in my ...
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Configure HP BL460c Gen9 with external iSCSI SAN

Hi I am very new to servers. I have a HP BL460c Gen9 server with 650 FLB controller in Legacy mode. I need to connect this to a external SAN through iSCSI. I am not able to go to the NIC BIOS by ...
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1611- Fan x missing, Fan Solution Not Sufficient in HP ProLiant DL380 G6

I have HP ProLiant DL380 G6 server. It is showing following errors. 1611- Fan 1 missing, 1611- Fan 2 missing, 1611- Fan 3 missing, 1611- Fan 4 missing, Fan Solution Not Sufficient, 1615- Power ...
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HP Smart Array B110i SATA RAID Controller drivers crash HP DL320 G6

I'm trying to install Windows Server 2012R2 on a HP DL320 G6 with a Smart Array B110i SATA RAID Controller. During the install, it asks me to load the driver for the RAID, I load the drivers from ...