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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...
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HP DL380 G8 - SAS Cage Power [closed]

HP DL380 G8 8 Bay 2.5" Drive Cage I have been given a HP DL380 G8 Drive cage - duplicated order I want to use it on a NON HP Server On the back of the 8bay 2.5" drive cage there is a 8 pin power ...
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Control HP Proliant DL160 G6 fans from Windows Server 2008 R2

What software needs to be installed to allow proper control or management of the fans/BMC etc on a DL160 Gen 6? I have tried to find SPP/SUM but I don't have entitlement as the server is from 2010. ...
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hp proliant DL 180 G6 P410 cant enter raid bios

Given this HP Server with P410i raid controller. It doesn't see any attached disks most likely because they are not defined in the RAID bios and I don't see a way to enter there. I have tried ...
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Consideration for building shared storage for VMware environment DR site

I am investigating the of which one is the most preferable choice for DR environment ? between SAN based replication technology or 3rd party application (Veeam Backup and replication or VMware Site ...
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Configuring VLANs on HP 1910 switch

I understand how VLANs work, but am not quite sure what the various settings in my HP switch actually do. I have an HP 1910 switch, and I'm using the web interface to configure it (personally I'd ...
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Adding additional memory in HP server

I am planning the installation of additional memory in a HP DL360 server. Currently, this server has two processors and 8 x 8GB stick of RAM. I have not got access to the server yet so I will assume ...
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Third-party SSD solutions in ProLiant Gen9 servers

has anyone experience with using consumer SSDs like the Samsung 850 Pro in an HP ProLiant Gen9 server with a Smart Array P440ar controller? Judging by various reports about older versions (Gen6 to ...
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Configure/Install the New Blade HP Proliant BL685c G7 in Blade server C7000 G7 server

I have a problem Installing the Blade HP Proliant BL685c G7 into the Blade server C7000 encloser G7. i want to install Windows server 2012 R2 on the new Blade but when i boot from the Bootable USB i ...
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Updating iLO on and old server

I have an old HP ProLiant DL380 G3 server I plan on using to tamper with. However, I have ran into an issue. I can't access iLO due to a firmware gap (from around 2003) to the present. When I try to ...
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Would upgrading RAM in a HP LaserJet printer improve its performance?

Would RAM upgrade for an HP 4050N LaserJet printer matter? We have this real workhorse of a Laser Printer. It's an HP 4050N and it's been in use for many years. In the past few years, I've noticed ...
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Failed to receive Email alerts on HP ILO 4

I have trouble getting email alerts on one of the HP server DL380 Gen9 on windows server2012 R2 We dont have exchange Server in our Environment. I tried enabling ILO AlertMail with my Email address ...
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Querying Proliant servers for NIC firmware version

I need to query a whole bunch of Proliant servers for the firmware version on their NICs. I know I can find this information through HP Insight Management page, but the sheer number I need to check ...
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Can you connect a SAN directly to a HBA with Fibre Channel?

I am in the process of sourcing our company's first SAN as we have the need for high availability/shared storage. I have noticed fibre channel switches are extremely expensive, and for redundancy we ...
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HP B120i RAID0 very slow to read data from disks

I have a HP DL320e g8 v2 server running CentOS 7.1 (kernel 3.10.0-229.4.2.el7.x86_64). This server comes with a B120i onboard SmartArray controller, and it was configured with two identical 3TB ...
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Physical storage devices, such as tape and changer devices, not visible when booting Debian 8 Jessie, with hpsa driver.

Question Not detecting all physical devices behind Smart Array controller after upgrading to Debian 8 Jessie HP P212 Smart Array Controller and HP 1/8 G2 LTO-5 3000 SAS Autoloader Debian 7 Whezzy ...
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HP Proliant cannot find Seagate SATA HDD

1785-Slot X Drive Array Not Configured (HP Proliant ML10 v2 cannot recognize Seagate 1Gb SATA HDD) I have a HP Proliant ML10 v2 and a Seagate 1TB SATA HDD. My computer cannot recognize the HDD so I ...
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Unknown Linux Server Reset [closed]

We have a infamous box out of 4 running on the kernel version below. Linux **** 2.6.32-431.5.1.el6.x86_64 #1 SMP Tue Feb 11 11:09:04 PST 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux The box now is suffering ...
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How do servers with redundant power supplies balance consumption?

I have several servers from the HP DL360 line (generations 5-8). Each of these servers has two power supplies installed. The 2 power supplies in each server are fed from different circuits. My ...
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Does anyone install CentOS 6.6 or 7 on the HP ProLiant ML10 v2 before?

I want to ask that has anyone installed CentOS 6.6 or 7 on HP ProLiant ML10 v2 server yet? B/c on the HP official site didn't mention this server is supported by CentOS but do supported RHEL(Redhat). ...
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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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Foreign cards in a HP server, do they cause the server to operate outside of specs?

I have a Proliant DL380 G7 I am going to be staging as lab server. As part of the server I plan to run ZFS as the base filesystem and installed 2 LSI 9211-8i cards for the disk controllers since the ...
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Need to downgrade Seagate HDD firmware [closed]

OK so I knew I was taking a big risk doing this but I decided to upgrade the HDD firmware on drives in my RAID5 array. And of course the controller is now complaining that one of the HDD sizes is ...
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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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HP ProLiant DL380 G7 server can boot with single processor?

I had a problem with HP Proliant G7 server. The server could not boot and system health LED flashing red immediately as I press power button. I remove one processor and try again, server started up ...
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HP DL380 G5 supported PCIE SSD/boot from SSD

I currently need a PCIE SSD to my G5's due to SW incompatibility with the P400 raid controller. Is there any PCIE ssd compatibility list? I've seen here that the Asus RAIDR Pcie SSD probably works ...
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HP SmartArray Rebuild Logical Drive without data loss

First, let me explain our situation: We had an HP server with a RAID 1 over 2 drives (for the OS) and a RAID 5 over 4 drives (for VM data). The raid recently failed. I say the word failed very ...
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HP Proliant DL360 G6

I am working on a HP Proliant DL360 G6 Server.. When I boot it up, it shows the first screen, then a command was prompted that the Server will shut down in 5 seconds, due to Processor Fan failure.. ...
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Access IML via IPMI

I am trying to get access to the Integrated Management Log (IML) via IPMI (iLO). Is it possible to obtain the IML via IPMI? I have no issue with getting metrics from the built-in IPMI/iLO sensors, ...
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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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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 ...