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HP ML360 G6 server won't boot after swapping system disk

I am hoping for some help since I am completely out of ideas how to solve this! I have a ML360 G6 server with a smartarray p410 controller. All disks conifured in 4 separate arrays in raid 0 (I know, ...
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HP ProLiant system preparation/deployment techniques (Array, BIOS, firmware, etc.)

I spend a lot of my time with HP ProLiant systems and Linux installations. Due to the nature of the business I work in, I don't have the luxury of being able to deploy large numbers of identical ...
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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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HP P420i SSD RAID Configuration

I've been testing a HP DL380p with 16x SSDs in a RAID5 on the P420i controller with 2GB FBWC that is integrated on the board. Quite good performance, but not good enough. When I simulate the IO ...
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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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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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Install RAID driver on HP DL380 G9

I'm trying to install RHEL 6.2 on HP DL380 G9, but the I cannot find the storage during the installation. I thought maybe RHEL 6.2 does not support HP P440AR contoller by default, then I go to HP ...
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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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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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HP Compaq 8200 Elite SFF won't boot from USB drive

Can't get an HP 8200 Elite Small Form Factor to boot from USB. It's done so in the past & the USB boot drive works in a different machine (HP 8440p laptop). Have tried upgrading BIOS (from 2.09 ...
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Getting USB boot to work in SmartOS on HP ProLiant N40L

I recently downloaded SmartOS and tried running it on my HP ProLiant N40L, but it always fails on boot. After dd'ing the image to the USB stick, I plug it into the internal USB header and turn the ...
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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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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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Random 0x0000007B BSOD, Windows Server 2008 R2 on HP Server

The server at my company has been acting strange for as long as I know. Since it is a production server, we rarely do a complete shutdown/restart, but when we do, at random times we got a BSOD for ...
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hp proliant microserver not detecting hard drive

So, I've hit a bit of a wall with the HP Proliant Microserver N40L. I'm trying to install a new hard drive, 4 TB, but it's not being detected by the BIOS and thus, not the OS either. It just spins up, ...
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How can I fix Purple Screen of Death for ESX 5.5?

I have a ESX 5.5 installed on my HP Proliant DL 180 G6 with a configuration of 8X Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5540 @ 2.53GHz, 24 Gb RAM. Recently the server has crashed four times, showing the Purple ...
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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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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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HP DL380 G7 + Smart Array P410i + sysbench -> poor raid 10 performance

I have running system with low IO utilization: HP DL380G7 ( 24gb RAM ) Smart Array p410i with 512mb battary backed write cache 6x SAS 10k rpm 146gb drives in RAID10 Debian Squeze linux, ext4 + LVM, ...
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McAfee Drive Encryption issues with HP Elitebook 755 G2

Hi all (Sorry if this isn't the right forum to post on), I have a slightly frustrating issue involving a small collection of HP laptops and McAfee Encryption. We can encrypt the laptops absolutely ...
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ProLiant DL380 G7 won't boot, solid amber power LED

I have a problem with an HP ProLiant DL380 G7 that leaves me without much in the way of troubleshooting approaches. This server will not boot. It was stored in a datacenter, and I went to retrieve it ...
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HP Proliant DL380 Gen9

I have HP proliant DL380 Gen9 I do the installation oracle linux 6.4 and installation does not detect the logical drive created. i have 300GB SAS- on raid 0 logical drive
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Firmware and drivers upgrade for HP Smart Array E200i controller

What is the recommended way to upgrade firmware and drivers for HP Smart Array E200i controller on HP Proliant BL460c G1? Is it better to boot from a Maintenance CD or install directly from the OS?
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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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Get port vlan tag via snmp on HP Procurve

I'm trying to write a nagios check that will check if a port is a member of (tagged in) a perticular VLAN. I've discovered the following SNMP location SNMPv2-SMI::mib-2.17.7.1.4.5.1.1.40 for checking ...
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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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Unsupported Storage Connection Detected on HP DL380 Gen8

I'm hoping this is the right place to ask. I recently received a new HL DL380 Gen8 server, on which I want to install Server 2012 R2 via Intelligent Provisioning. According to the specifications, ...
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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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Installing OEM branded media of Windows Server 2008 under KVM

Issue I have an HP server that came with an OEM copy of Windows Server 2008. I have installed CentOS 5.4 on the hardware and am trying to install Windows Server 2008 as a KVM guest. When I attempt ...
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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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HP ProLiant SE326M1 not booting from LSI SAS 9211-8i

I have taken out the old RAID card in my HP ProLiant SE326M1 server and replaced it with the LSI SAS 9211-8i HBA. I then installed Nexenta community edition onto three of the drives that are attached ...
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HP Proliant DL120 with 3rd party 4Tb drives not showing full capacity

We've purchased a HP Proliant DL120 G7, which has an onboard Smart Array B110i controller. In the server, we've bought 4 x Hitachi 4Tb SATA drives, mounted them in HP drive caddies and installed them ...
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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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Configuration of ILO port on HP servers

I have a HP server that has ILO port. How can i configure it to use from remote location? server os is debian-squeez.
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VMware ESXi error upon boot “Relocating modules and starting up the kernel”

Coming back from a 4-day weekend, I noticed the A/C had been turned off for the duration of the long weekend and the heat was around 80-82 degrees. The HP ProLiant DL185G5 was running but the system ...
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ESXi 5.0 - Software RAID 1 [closed]

Environment: Storage: HP P2000 MSA G3 SAS Array with 24 300GB 10k SAS Disks Two Storage Controllers with redundant SAS connections to each host Hosts: Three HP DL380 G7s with a 10GB SD Card, ...
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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 ML310e Gen8 install Windows Server 2008 R2

I purchased recent an HP ProLiant ML310e Gen8 and a Windows Server 2008 designed for HP Servers and when I want to install the OS (Windows Server 2008) on My Server I receive following error: A ...
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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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Fibre (Fiber) Optic - Mixing SFP's and Switches

My generic question is: Can you mix switches on the opposite sides of a fibre link, or more accurately different manufactuors tranceivers. We just bought several new HP ProCurve v1810 series switches ...
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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 ...