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Unable to close the LCD Display Panel on an HP C3000 blade chassis

The LCD display panel at one of our HP C3000 blade chassis is stuck and I am unable to close it. See the image below. I am somewhat reluctant to push harder, as I am afraid that I might do additional ...
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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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HP ProLiant DL365 G5, USB and PS/2 Do not work during Boot

Good evening all, The situation up until the REAL point of failure; Dual Opteron 2300 Quad-Core (I'm not positive but I think theyre running at 2.6Ghz) 24Gb RAM (2Rx4 PC2-5300P-555) (lost 8Gb to a ...
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How do I install HP Smart Storage Administrator (hpssa) on a Proliant N40L running Ubuntu Server 14.10?

I have an HP Proliant N40L MicroServer with an HP Smart Array P410 raid card. The boot drive is an SSD running Ubuntu Server 14.10. The P410 is getting hung up while initializing. From what I've ...
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hp DL380 G4 won't boot with disk plugged into front USB

We outgrew a few older external USB backup drives, and purchased WD My Passport 1 TB USB 3.0 drives to replace them. When they are plugged into the front of our G4, it will blink forever after the ...
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Expand RAID array on HP Dynamic Smart Array B320i controller

I have a few HP ProLiant DL360e Gen8 servers that are equipped with the Dynamic Smart Array B320i RAID controller. One particular system was shipped with a single disk installed instead of a pair of ...
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What HDDs for HP Proliant Gen9 DL160, or suggest an alternative? [closed]

I'm currently looking at a replacement for our old server, running Server 2012r2. Its struggling. I was looking at the HP DL160 Gen9 and was wondering if I can use WD Reds with it? IT's for light ...
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Hard drives indication with controller MegaRAID SAS 9261-8i on HP Proliant DL320e Gen8. Is it possible?

Give me advice, please. My situation: There're the server HP ProLiant DL320e Gen8 and MegaRAID SAS 9261-8i RAID Controller. I installed Controller into server and I reconnected Mini-SAS cord from ...
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Automatically start machine if another fails

Is it possible to get a backup server (machine) to automatically start if the main server (machine) fails (i.e. does not longer respond to ping, or something). We're talking physical servers, not ...
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brocade 6520 san switch is not supporting in hp storage essential

I was trying "discover" Brocade 6520 SAN SWITCH in HP Storage essential, is not supported but the same configuration same speed switch "brocade 6510" is able to discover. how to make brocade 6520 ...
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Broken BIOS detected, complain to your hardware vendor. WTF?

This is what I found in dmesg on my new Fedora 16 instalation on new HP ProLiant DL320 G6 [ 0.130963] Performance Events: PEBS fmt1+, Westmere events, Broken BIOS detected, complain to ...
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HP Proliant 380 G4 iLO stuck in recovery mode

The iLO interface on this server is stuck in recovery mode. I've tried flashing the firmware via FTP per the iLO manual. It seems like the flash succeeds & the iLO interface resets, but it comes ...
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Ubuntu dd test becoming slow over time under ESXi 5.5

I have a HP DL320e running the custom HP build of ESXi 5.5.Guest is a Ubuntu server 14.04 with vmware tools installed. Write speeds to the two SSDs in RAID1 (disk added with thin provision) are great ...
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Automated hardware testing of HP servers?

As part of provisioning servers we run HP's Insight Diagnostics to test the hardware. This is a manual process. Is there a way automate the running of Insight Diagnostics? There is the hpdiags ...
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MSA60 fault light on while not faults showing in ACU

I have a MSA60 with the front side fault light on as well as the back side. No individual component has a fault light on. I check the Array Configuration Utility (ACU) and there no faults. The MSA ...
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What is the name of this screw? (from HP ProLiant quick-deploy rail kits) [closed]

I need the name of the screw for the HP quick deploy rail kit. The screw clicks into the square holes of the rack. It is a Gen4 Rail kit but the screw is like the Gen8 Rail kit ones. I called HP ...
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Server deployed without HP Intelligent Provisioning. How do I bring up to spec?

I have a few servers that were configured without HP Intelligent Provisioning, possibly because the datacenter was without Internet access at the time. Is is possible to reliably, and consistently ...
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HP ProLiant Smart Array “lock up” code 0x11

I've a ProLiant DL580 G7 server that experienced a storage subsystem failure during production. The system appeared available and responded to pings, but all I/O access stalled (the system load must ...
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Admin mode on Procurve Switches

Not being a network expert, I spent some time configuring my network, until I found my mistake: On my HP ProCurve Switch 1810G, I thought that "Admin mode" means whether the administrative interface ...
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Alternative system fans for EOL HP ML150 G6 servers

Background I have an HP ML150 G6 server that HP made 'End Of Life'. I added a second processor to the system but then was unable to get past POST due to a missing system fan. I found a diagram that ...
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raid 1 & ml350 gen8 server with centos 6.2

I have a proliant ml350p gen8 HP SERVER with centos 6.2 and two hard disk with 1 TB for both. I have several GB of files and software about 100) with their configurations but I want to install RAID 1 ...
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HP ProLiant DL360 Gen9 - server to server connetion [closed]

Just want to know if I can do a server to server connection via Cat6 cable for: HP ProLiant DL360 Gen9 thanks
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HP ProLiant DL380 G6 with 2 x Intel x5650 CPUs

I have an old HP DL380 G6 server, I am trying to upgrade the processor. I added 2x X5650. but each time I powered the server on, the fans stat working loudly and keep like that. the server never never ...
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No LUN available to extend datastore

I have a HP DL380G5 with ESXi 5.5 and x4 146GB Sata disks in a RAID5 array. I have added one more disk to the server exactly as the other ones and, using SmartStart CD I managed to add the disk to the ...
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HP MSA2000, how detect faulty disks?

I have an HP MSA2012fc, it happened a few times that my large vdisk (6x 1TB raid 5) get offline, seems some disks are faulty, the event log only shows 2 of the drives had "bad blocks" and some disk ...
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How can I find out what RAM is in my ProLiant DL380p?

I know what RAM is compatible with my server, but without taking the lid off I don't know what specific modules I've got. It took two seconds to find out from vSphere that I've got eight(8) 8GB DDR3 ...
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Can HP Proliant server be set to use no RAID?

I recently purchased 2 HP Proliant DL380 G6 servers for the purpose of virtulization; each will be a new host in our VMware environment. I know that I will get heat for this, but I do not want to use ...
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auth on msa2324fc via xml api failed

I'll try to use my script ( which has been written for msa p2000 g3 ) with old san array msa2324. It seems like array actually do authorization and return session key, but my next request ( with ...
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How to change hard disk array on HP Proliant ML 350?

We have a hd damage and we need to replace this hd, How to change and add more hd to array to HP Proliant ML 350 G5 server ?
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Connection problems with Microsoft NIC teaming

I've got three HP servers: DL380G7 running Hyper-V Server 2012 DL120G6 running Windows Server 2012 DL120G7 running Windows Server 2012 R2 Running various Hyper-V VMs and also running many ...
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ProLiant ML310e GEN 8

I have a ProLiant ML310e GEN 8 that always shows early system initialization on startup, and never gets past 90%. It also has the status code 0114 down in the bottom right hand corner. Steps I have ...
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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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HP Server attention light is blinking?

We have an older HP Server RP2470 running HP UX. I've been assigned to perform some hard drive clean up and OS Maintenance on the server before we move it into production. Everything is going just ...
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How to make my HP server boot faster?

I have an HP ProLiant DL370 G6 server that I am using as a workstation. It takes 60 seconds during reboot and cold boot before screens post with a discrete Radeon HD6xxx GPU. What can I do to make ...
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HP ProLiant disk failure, proceed or do not proceed

We have a HP proliant DL385 G7 server that’s a vmware ESXI host with a failed hard drive – the drive is a HP SAS-MDL, 7.2 K, 2TB. When we boot the server we get the attached message and we are not ...
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HP proliant SE316M1 G6 drivers for windows server 2008 R2

I have a HP proliant SE316M1 G6 and we have just installed windows server 2008 R2 the machine didn't come with any drivers and i can't seem to download any windows server seems to have found most of ...
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Finding out which cciss disk is what /dev/sdX disk (smartmontools & cciss raid controller)

I have a HP server, which has a hardware RAID array (that mostly isn't being used for raiding, the disks are just passed through to the Linux OS). I have 6 SSD disks. 2 are riad mirrored together by ...
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stop error 0x0000007b on boot bare metal recovered Win2008R2

We had HP DL360G4p with Windows 2008 R2 which was broken a few days ago. I setup VM on ESX4 because we don't have extra same hardware and recover from WindowsServerBackup image. The recovery looks ...
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HP Server Gen9 with Gen8 Caddies/Trays

If I have an Generation 9 (Gen9) server from HP, will I be able to use the Gen8 hard disk caddies/trays? For example if I get a HP ProLiant DL180 Gen9 will the old Gen8 caddies/trays still be ...
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printing more than one page per sheet with raw postscript/IPP/CUPS

we have a raw postscript printer (HP LJP M425dn) that CUPS (1.5.3-5+deb7u1) addresses by IPP with driver "Local Raw Printer (grayscale)". CUPS's own "print test page" produces a sheet with monospaced ...
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3Com 3CDSG8 Serial Console Input Not Working

I have a 3Com 3CDSG8 Office Connect Managed Gigabit Switch. I am trying to restore factory defaults. I don't have original rj45 to db9 connector cable. So i am trying to make a new one to connect ...
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HP ProLiant Server HDDs - Buy Spare Parts vs. Retail

sometimes i have to upgrade HP Servers. For example when they get a new "job" to do. So lets say i need some more HDDs for an DL360 G7 Server. If the Server has an active HP Care Pack, does it matter ...
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HP DL380 Gen9 Disk Array issues

Looking for someone with a little HP DL380 Gen9 knowledge. In past variations of HP Servers, I was able to take disks from say a DL380 Gen6 server and move them to a Gen7 server and the server would ...
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HP intelligent provisioning failed to start

Upgrading HP Intelligent provisioning(IP), the system turned off. After that I couldn't start IP using F10, I've tried to re-install/upgrade it via CD-ROM (according to HP trouble shooting website), ...
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Balancing RAM when using multiple CPUs

We have HP DL360 G7 server with one cpu and 16G 12G ram. We plan to add another cpu. So, we need also ram for second cpu. Is there any negative performance impact if we add different size of ram to ...
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Resetting factory defaults - HP Proliant DL360 gen8

I have an HP Proliant DL360 gen8 server that seems to have USB turned off in the BIOS. I would like to enable it again. With the USB turned off, I cannot intervene during POST - the USB keyboard does ...
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How can I determine the power demand of an HP server's power supply under load?

I bought an HP DL360 G7 1 U rackmount server. I am looking to put it in a colocation facility. The issue is almost every facility I have seen either limits the amount of power I can access or charge ...
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XFS slow performance on LVM'ed RAID, faster when RAW or non-LVM

I have a weird issue with a server I am setting up. It's for a filesharing-type website, so fast IO and plenty of capacity are the requirements. OS is CentOS 6.4 64-bit The server in question is a HP ...
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Differences between HP and EMC SAN

I've managed Dell's EMC and Equallogic SANs in the past. I was recently put in charge of a Hewlett-Packard P2000 SAN. HP and EMC use slightly different terminology. I'd like to confirm I understand ...
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Restarting HP 1810 without writable SNMP?

I have been tasked with finding a way to reboot all of my switches for a bunch of small satellite sites every night when everyone is gone. I have HP 1810-26G switches at most of the sites, which is ...