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How to backup all the iso and config files

We have: Existing Spec: Model: HP Proliant DL380p Gen 8 Server Processor: 2 x Intel® Xeon® E5-2650 v2 (2.6GHz/8-core) Memory: 32GB (2 x 16GB) HDD: 1TB SAS Hot-Plug HDD We are Upgrading it to: Memory: ...
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HP Proliant ML110 G6 RAM Upgrade Issues

We have an HP Proliant ML110 G6 server running here at work which presently has only 8Gb RAM installed. The RAM presently in the system is Integral IN3T4GEZBIX or in other words PC3-10600 unbuffered, ...
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Difference between various openstack versions? [on hold]

What's the difference between DevStack, HP Helion Open Stack and Mirantis?
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HP ML350 Gen9 drive cage replacement

I bought HP ML350 G9 L0A11A server. It supports 3.5" HDs but I bought three 2.5" HDs. Can I replace included LFF cage with SFF cage 726545-B21 ? Thanks
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Startup and hard disk issues [on hold]

I have had a Windows Server 2012 R2 with a HP hardware, as an app server in a domain for a few month now. Two days ago, the server won't boot beyond the first Window screen, and goes blank after that....
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Getting invalid input error on procurve 2510 when setting up ip helper-address

I have 3 HP Procurve 2510G-48 and I want to setup a VLAN for public wifi (VLAN100). Originally I just had the default vlan1. I have computers communicating across switches on VLAN100 with static IP ...
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HP ILO4 with shared network port always disconnect session and timeout

Recently, i purchased several HP DL 120 GEN9 with ILO4 advanced features in shared network port. Unfortunately, it is being a hell for manage it. Randomly it disconnect me from the remote console .net ...
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ipmitool change bios product id on hp dl160 gen8

I got quite a few HP DL160 Gen8's that I need to change the product ID for since they've received new system boards due to a manufacturing fault and we're trying to keep track of which boards went ...
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Decreasing boot time for Solaris 11.3

I'm trying to decrease boot times for Solaris 11.3. This is from a DL360 with 10K drives. Its the same machine that has the ACPI issues and lacks the BIOS updates. I'm seeing two issues I'd like to ...
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Keyboard and Monitor not getting detected on HP Proliant Server

I am having an HP Proliant Server running Windows 2008 Standard on it. Since one day we are not able to access it remotely. So I have checked the server I can see all the lights and fan is running ...
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HP P410 “Parity Initialization Status: Initialization Failed” How to fix?

I'm using HP P410 raid card with BBU with 12 x 3TB drives on RAID50 After a power outage at the datacenter, the hpacucli shows this: Parity Initialization Status: Initialization Failed However, all ...
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iLO 2 remote console NO VIDEO?

my HP ProLiant DL380 G6 server is running fine but iLO does not show any image "no video when" iLO firmware has been upgraded to latest version --> 2.25 04/14/2014 I am using internet explorer 11 to ...
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How to get ILO IP address without a monitor?

I have a microserver gen8, that i just changed its location, now it's not connecting automatically to the internet. And to debug it i want to connect to ILO which is link up now but i don't remember ...
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HP DPM 7.0 restore failed on symbolic link

I know the software is really old. The previous admin decided to tick the box that says "Backup POSIX hard links as files". Now that I need to restore a job, it fails to create a symbolic link. ...
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Savvio disk in HP ML350 G5 server

Has anyone got real-life experience with using a Seagate Savvio disk in a HP ML350 G5 server. There are two things I'm worried about. Will it physically fit the tray, can the tray be inserted and ...
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not responding HP dl360 g7, Blinking RED health, Green Power, 1 Fan degraded

I recently toke over a role and handled this server dl360 g7. It has 2 power supplies all are ok. 1 degraded fan and others are all green. Installed with VMware esxi and and 3 vm installed. The server ...
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HP ML150 G6 upgrading RAM/CPU beyond specs?

I am being told that some limits on some HP servers can be crossed. Do any of you have any experience with that? A ML150/G6 is limited to 48GB RAM but I have been talking to a German company that ...
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esxi passthrough storage adapter

I run ESXi 5.1.0 (HP version) on HP ProLiant ML310e G8 v2. There are 2 Storage Adapters: Smart Array P222 Dynamic Smart Array B120i Storage Adapters are visible in ESXi/Storage Adapters. Storage ...
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Do I have to reconfigure HP MSA 2040 after reinstallation of server windows?

I have a server with an HP MSA 2040 SAN attached. I have re-installed the windows on the server. Now, no storage is visible on the server. I have also enabled a Windows feature called MPIO, but still ...
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HP ProLiant Server Drive compatibility

I have a DL360 g7 & a DL380 g8 server in my office, and I'm interested in replacing my g8 drives for newer drives with more storage space. My question is - are the g8 drives compatible in the g7 ...
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Lights not working on HP msa 2040 [closed]

I have HP MSA 2040, it has total of 12 disks 3 of the disk lights are off. How to check the issue? Or are they off due to any configuration or raid? Another question how to check what raid is ...
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Failure Drive Raid Array Battery after replaced with new also system shutdowns

I replaced Drive Raid Array battery in Hp prloiant dl380 g5 , because of battery failure and Server keeps shutdown . After I replace it showing "temp disable" in Smart Array P 400 slot, and "...
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Ubuntu installation can't detect hard drives

I'm installing Ubuntu onto a HP Proliant DL360 G7 server, which has a hardware Smart Array RAID controller that is not compatible with Ubuntu. HP say the RAID controller needs to be disabled in the ...
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DL160 gen9 P440 SAS cable

We recently bought a new HP Smart Array P440 RAID controller from the local HP reseller store for our HP DL160 gen9 server. (P/N: 783361-425) We want to run ESXi on the server, with three virtual ...
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HP ProLiant Shared ILO port disadvantages?

The last few generations of HP ProLiant systems have featured an option to share the ILO functionality with the first network interface. I'm in a situation where per-port costs on the switch I'm using ...
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Can't enter HP SmartArray P410 RAID ORCA set-up on HP ProLiant DL320G6

I've just installed an HP SmartArray P410 controller into my HP ProLiant DL320G6 server. The controller seems detected by the server BIOS (it shows up in controllers list in the BIOS set-up), hard ...
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How to connect SAS cable to P440 Cable [closed]

We just bought a brand new HP Smart Array P440, we placed it in the PCI and the server did detect the RAID controller. I want to connect the disks to the raid controller but the slot on the Smart ...
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HP SAS Expander 12Gb max storage limitations

Is the max storage limitation stated in HP's documentation a real limitation or not? I currently have 48TB (8x 6TB in a raid 6) and I just purchased a Norco RPC-4224 and 8 additional drives to double ...
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vSphere cannot see HP iSCSI LUNs

When attempting to add storage under vSphere 6.0 (Add Storage > Disk/LUN), required HP volumes are not available to add. Can someone please offer some advice? The HP SAN is visible within the iSCSI ...
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Can't reset HP ML110 G6 LO100 to factory defaults

I've tried to reset the embedded LO100 using the following methods: Switch configuration dip switch 1 Removing CMOS battery for more than 10 minutes None of the methods above reset to factory ...
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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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Install Display Card In ProLiant DL580 Gen8 Server

We have a ProLiant DL580 Gen8 Server and want to install Gigabyte GForce GTX 980 ti Display Card in PCIE slot, When we connect 8 pins sockets power, server could not turn on, and when power socket not ...
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HP Array P410, HDD changed, but still predict to fail soon

On HP Proliant DL G6, one disk in RAID 1 on P410 array broken. It was HP EG0300FBDBR. I changed it on compatible HP model - HP EG0300FAWHV. (both 300 Gb, 10K) But HP Array Configuration Utility still ...
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DL180 G6 - ESXI 6.0 - P410 - Lost access to volume Issue

We have a DL180 G6 Server with a P410 RAID Card. The server has the following three RAID arrays. 4x2TB - RAID 10 4x2TB - RAID 10 2x2TB - RAID 1 2x2TB HD's are configured as hot spares ...
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HP DL380 G6 Won't Power On

I've got an HP DL 380 G6 that has been having strange intermittent issues. It all started around a year ago when it was in production. I got the 10 PM call that something was wrong, stumbled to the ...
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HP ProLiant ML350 G6: Does the RAID rebuild automatically?

A SAS HDD in our ML350 is faulty. We're buying a new one and I wanted to ask if I can just take out the faulty one and insert the new one with the server on to let it rebuild the raid or any manual ...
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DL585, HP Proliant G5 server blinking internal health light red

I have a DL585, HP Proliant G5 server that I can't seem to get to do anything of useful significance. When powered on the power supply kick on and the fans associated with them. The front UID led ...
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Install CentOS 6 on HP ML 150 gen9 server with b140i raid controller

I have HP ML 150 with Smart Array b140i controller. I want to install CentOS 6.6, but the driver isn't built-in the ISO. I have download the Driver and install in the USB(dd). I need the command for ...
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Four lane SFF-8088 to SFF-8470 cable, 6G/12G

I need a couple of SFF-8088 to SFF-8470 cables and the HP manual says the HP 408771-001 is the right one for me. My hardware dealer has them in stock for about 100$. I browsed a bit and found the HP ...
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Can HP Virtual Connect modules be used as a layer 2 switch?

I have an HP C7000 enclosure which I recently upgraded with a pair of HP Flex-10 Virtual Connect Ethernet modules (HP PN: 455880-B21). Each module has 16 downlink ports to connect to server blades ...
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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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What is the memory module on a RAID card needed for?

As above, what is the reason for needing a memory module on a RAID card? The card I am looking at (HP P410) comes with either 256MB or 512MB but unsure which to get and why.
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Transfer the configuration settings and data from HPRM production to test

We are performing an upgrade of HPRM and we want to be able to replicate the production environment into a new test environment in AWS. Our infrastructure in AWS is already set up, however we were ...
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Heat generated by a HP ProLiant DL380p Gen8 entry EU servers

I have to buy a stand alone server rack to be placed in a machine room. The temperature can reach 30°C in the room (I have no choice with regards to the location). In order to correct for this I will ...
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Can the HP LO100i be used to automatically start and stop a server?

I recently bought a DL160 G6 and i'm looking for a way to automatically start and stop the server at certain hours (which i know is possible with IBMs management modules but i'm not quite sure about ...
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Turning on HP ProLiant DL 580 G5 with broken power button?

I have an HP ProLiant DL580 G5 whose power button does not work. The server runs, but the button does nothing. Unfortunately, the server has turned off, and I guess my "boot on power" settings did ...
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Third-party SSD solutions in ProLiant Gen8 servers

I was wondering if anyone had any specific experience using Intel DC3700 SSDs (or similar) in the HP (DL380p) Gen8 servers? I'm upgrading a set of database servers that use direct-attached storage. ...
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ProLiant DL580 G7 E7 Upgrade Issue

I'm an administrator IT and also repair desktop computers & servers for many years. We have an DL580 G7 whose warranty expired 12/31/2015. Originally supplied with Xeon E7530 and standard memory ...
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Smart array P410i Maximum hard drive capacity?

I've looked for quite a while and for some reason can not find this info anywhere, the HP quickspec document search (Which they recommend) doesn't bring up anything. I have a proliant DL380 g6, and ...
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HP 300GB SAS 2.5" Dual Port HDD

I have been offered a couple of HP 300Gb DUAL Port 2.5" SAS drives will this work in a NON HP system ? My system uses a Adaptec 6405e SAS RAID Controller there is NO mention of DUAL port I'm not ...