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HP Dynamic Smart Array B120i ESXi performance issue

One of our small offices was in need of a small server to perform certain tasks. Because the noise and size an of a regular server I went with the HP ProLiant Microserver Gen8 G1610T. I expected it to ...
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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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VLAN configuration on HP 2530 via SNMP [on hold]

I am developing a software that needs to change VLAN settings on a HP 2530 switch. Some ports must be assigned to a different VLAN when some sort of event occurs. I am very new to configuring network ...
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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 ...
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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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Extend RAID 1 (HP SmartArray P410i) running Linux

I took over a fairly simple server setup with the following RAID 1 config running Ubuntu 11.10 (Kernel 3.0.0-12-server x86_64): => ctrl all show config Smart Array P410i in Slot 0 (Embedded) ...
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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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HP Smart Array P400/256MB SAS Controller BATTERY

This is probably a dumb question. I recently purchased a couple of refurbished HP SB40C storage blade for our HP Bladesystem c3000 enclosure. Each comes with an HP Smart Array P400/256MB SAS ...
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HP plan to restrict access to ProLiant server firmware - consequences?

I've been a longtime advocate for HP ProLiant servers in my system environments. The platform has been the basis of my infrastructure designs across several industries for the past 12 years. The ...
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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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HP ProCurve 4208vl - Show PSU information?

I'm working with a few older HP ProCurve 4200-series chassis switches (4204vl and 4208vl). Some of these units have single power supplies, while others have dual power supplies. I'm trying to ...
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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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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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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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Why isn't my RAID array rebuilding?

Got a notice last night that a drive failed on a server. Got in this morning to replace it, and we're getting the following. Controller config report for the array looks fine, with the unusual status ...
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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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How to find which HD controller module a running Linux system is using?

I have a problem with an HP ProLiant Microserver that won't boot with a Slackware 12 system using Linux 2.6.21.5 If I boot a recent version of System Rescue CD, the disk is recognized. So my ...
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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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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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MICR check printing through Linux (EBS)

We are currently working to get a new MICR check printer (Troy Micr - HP Laserjet 600 M601) printing correctly with Oracle EBS. Our EBS installation runs on Oracle Enterprise Linux (Redhat Based). The ...
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What printer driver should I use? [closed]

I am nstalling drivers for a printer, and I have a choice of either PCL (5 or 6), or PostScript drivers? Which one would you recommend and why? The printer is HP LaserJet 2605dn, the OS is Windows 7 ...
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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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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 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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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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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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CentOS 6.5 not booting after installation on Hp ML310e Gen8

I have experience with Installation and configuration of Windows Server system. I am trying to install CentOS 6.5 on the above mentioned HP box and the installation process goes on without a hitch. ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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HDD LEDs stopped working after exchanged raid controller in HP DL380 G5

I recently went ahead and exchanged the p400 RAID controller in my HP DL380 G5 server with an LSI HBA card (SAS 9207-8i). I did this to get better disk compatibility, and I didn't need RAID ...
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Install SLES11 sp3 on HP BL460c Gen9 server with 650 FLB controller

I am trying to install SLES11 sp3 on HP BL460c Gen9 server with 650 FLB controller connected to a SAN over iSCSI, I need to install SLES on the remote SAN On the Disk Activation page while ...
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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 ...
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Unable to connect to iLO2 Remote-Console be it either IE ActiveX or JVM

I have HP Proliant G5 series with license for iLO2. The server is running CentOS. Telnet ports are opened and I can successfully connect via certain port, that i've set up in iLO2 setting to use for ...
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Identify which drives belong to a specific HP RAID 5 Group

A total of 32 drives were removed from x4 decommissioned HP DL380 G6 servers (eight per server). The setup of the eight drives per host was into two RAID Groups: RAID 1 = SLOT 1, 2 = ESXi OS RAID 5 = ...
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Does Erase Utility for HP Intelligent Provisioning delete also itself

After using Erase Utility (HDD and AHS chosen, not RBSU) from HP Intelligent Provisioning in a HP Gen8 blade, I couldn't start the Intelligent Provisioning itself pressing F10 after POST. Does the ...
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HP EliteDesk workstations Intel AMT event log “Operating system lockup or power interrupt.” errors

We have a number of HP EliteDesk workstations of varying models (8300, 800 G1) in our organization, some of which started exhibiting strange behavior over the past few months. Checking the Intel AMT ...