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HP SE1220 refuses to boot

I got a replacement system board for my DL180 G6 (old thread here) which is almost identical apart from the management console iLO 2 which was separate in my old board. The new one has far more status ...
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HP C7000 alarms from blades via Onboard Administrator

HP Bladesystem (C7000) Onboard Administrator can report enclosure related hardware issues as SNMP traps. So there are alarms from PSUs, FANs etc. This does not work with blade's hardware (like faulty ...
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Automate HP ProtectTools using MDT

Our company is currently using HP ProtectTools to perform Drive Encryption on our HP laptops. I recently built an MDT 2012 Deployment Share to automate our imaging process and would like to find a way ...
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Memory banks unbalanced

My team and I at work have inherited 2 X G7 DL380's. From looking over the iLO I can see that the memory setup is odd. PROC 1 DIMM 1G Not installed PROC 1 DIMM 2D 2048 MB 1333 MHz PROC 1 DIMM ...
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Connection speed between blades

a local company sponsored our university a bladecenter (HP c7000) equipped with 16 HP c460 blades. Our main issue is, that we don't know at which network speed the blades talk to each other. Our goal ...
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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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Moving HP BL460c and partnered D2220sb blades to new c7000 slots

I need to move a Bl460c Gen9 Server Blade with its partnered D2220sb Storage Blade (with RHEL OS and Apps already installed) from slots/bays 1 and 2 from the lab C7000 chassis to ANOTHER C7000 chassis ...
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HP Print drivers detailed changelogs and history [closed]

Printing under Citrix/RDS can be a real mess. As we use Citrix Universal Print Driver, printing is done via locally installed printers and when we try to print a landscaped page with draft quality to ...
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HP ProLiant DL180 G6 refuses to boot

My HP ProLiant DL180 G6 died on me during the night. Sadly during an raid-5 to raid-6 rebuild so my data may or may not be lost. That's next but first, the server won't boot. Problem details: Front ...
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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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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 DL360 G7 - All drives got pulled by site tech, weren't kept in order. Possible to restore?

We are trying to troubleshoot a DL360 G7 with a P410i controller. As mentioned in the thread title, the site tech pulled all disks and forgot what order they were pulled in. We were under the ...
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ProLiant DL380p not recognising HP hard drives on boot

I have two ProLiant DL380p rack mounted small factor servers. I have installed the following drives onto both servers: 1x 240GB SSD drive (Crucial NOT HP branded) 2.5" SATA 7.2k rpm 1TB (HP-branded)...
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Default gateway config in FlexFabric 5700

We've taken delivery of a brand new set of shiny FlexFabric 5700 10GbE switches. I've read through the config and setup guides provided by HP and they're great, except that they outright lie about ...
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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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Using a 1G Ethernet Pass-Thru with BL460C G7 blade?

I've installed a new G7 BL460C into my HP BladeSystem C7000 enclosure. I have not had a G7 before. In the enclosure I have two 1GB Ethernet Pass-Thru interconnect modules (406740-B21). I am able to ...
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I am seeing error during boot sequence on HP ProLiant ML350p Gen8

The error states: Caution: Memory conflict detected. You may face boot problem. What steps would you recommend I take to troubleshoot this? Details: Dual Xeon E5 v1, two LSI 9286-8e RAID-on-...
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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 can I force HP Smart Array RAID controller to re-recognize drives?

I have an HP ProLiant DL180 G5 server with a Smart Array E200 RAID controller. The RAID controller is refusing to recognize inserted drives as an array. The story so far... This server (our file ...
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How to backup all the iso and config files [closed]

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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fping duplicates on centos

I'm working on quite a few HP DL160 Gen8's and am getting duplicates in fping when checking to see if a host is down. It looks like this: <hostname> : duplicate for [0], 96 bytes, 0.50 ms ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...