HP (Hewlett-Packard) is a server and network equipment manufacturer. This is a generic tag to be used when discussing HP hardware or software with no more specific tag available - See the list in the main tag wiki.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
2answers
1k views

Governing fan speed in Linux

We bought an HP ProLiant DL320e Gen8 v2 server at office, to be used to run internal applications under Linux. Our OS choice runs between CentOS 6.5 and openSUSE 13.1, though the server is certified ...
-3
votes
0answers
18 views

HP Proliant DL160 G6 compatible RAID controller

Does HP DL160 G6 support Adaptec or other manufacturer RAID controllers? Do you have any experience? Thanks.
1
vote
1answer
23 views

Checking RAID events log or history of a Smart Array P400 in a HP ProLiant DL380 G5 server

In a rack-mounted HP ProLiant DL380 G5 server, running Linux (RHEL - Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server - version 5.9, 64-bit): after a shutdown and power on, one of 4 hard disks of a Logical Drive using ...
6
votes
3answers
42k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

Network layout advice needed

I have been doing some research, I keep reading about source guard on Cisco for segregating subnets and only allowing certain ports access to an IP Address range. However, I don't use Cisco switches, ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

What speed should I expect from an MSA60 attached to an HP p212

I have an HP DL380 G5 with a P212 controller and a 256MB cache card/battery. The P212 is hooked up to an MSA60 enclosure, which for testing, I have populated with 8x 500GB 7.2k SATA disks. I know ...
1
vote
0answers
18 views

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 ...
3
votes
3answers
9k views

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 ...
9
votes
4answers
20k views

Controlling HP ProLiant DL380 G6/G7 fan speed

I'm having fan speeds and noise level issues from my most recent batch of HP ProLiant DL380 G7 servers. Most of the systems are nearly silent with low fan speeds (as reported by hplog -f). The ...
0
votes
1answer
13 views

HP 2530: multiple management IP Addresses possible?

I have two HP 2530 switches in our hosting center. Because of some VPN problems between our office and the HC, i need to change their management IP Addresses to a different IP network. Currently they ...
0
votes
3answers
49 views

Advice on DL380 G5 RAM, and why the DIMMS I have aren't supported

I have 3x DL380 G5 servers that were second hand retired ones. One of the servers, I populated with 4x 4GB DIMMs, and 4x 1GB DIMMs. Everything was working away merrily, and I decided to purchase some ...
-2
votes
3answers
115 views

P440 defect, can I replace P440ar

Quick question: I have a HP DL160 Gen 9 server with P440 raidcontroller. ILO reports this one is defective. Disks are OK; after rebooting, the server works for about an hour. I have a P440AR in ...
1
vote
1answer
39 views

Selecting an SSD to act as boot volume in an HP server

A question I recently asked regarding the use of enterprise 10k vs. 7.2k midline SAS disks led to some suggestions that the use of a mirrored pair of SSDs as a boot volume can make sense because: ...
0
votes
3answers
12k views

Problems with DL380 Gen9 Smart Array

I recently bought a ProLiant DL380 Gen9, i've had some trouble getting it up and running...I ran the ProLiant SPP ISO to uprade firmwares but felt the system became less stable as a result, at one ...
1
vote
1answer
48 views

HP P410 Windows Server 2008 R2 will not boot

I have a HP ProLiant DL160 G6 with a P410 1GB FBWC controller. I have 4 x 4TB SATA drives. When an array has been created, I can start the Windows Server 2008 R2 installation, and it goes fine until ...
2
votes
4answers
49k views

How to find out more hardware details using only ESXi4.1 and (possibly) shell

Running ESXi4.1 on an HP machine, with only remote access to the host ssh shell and the vmware console (no iLO), is there a way to gather a hardware report from the server? I am specifically ...
0
votes
3answers
1k views

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, ...
1
vote
2answers
41 views

HP Smart Array P212 - rebuild Array 1 for OS without loosing Array 2 (Data)

Ok.. I'm fairly new to this, but I have a DL180 G6 running with following configuration an HP's P212 Controller: 01 Array: 2x 1TB for OS 02 Array: 12x 2TB for Data Now I would like to Change both ...
19
votes
3answers
2k views

Can “enterprise” drives be safely replaced by near/midline in some situations?

When specifying servers, like (I would assume) many engineers who aren't experts in storage, I'll generally play it safe (and perhaps be a slave to marketing) by standardising on a minimum of 10k SAS ...
1
vote
1answer
14 views

Management interface/SSH no longer working for HP MSA storage array

I'm having issues accessing a storage array through the web interface/SSH on a MSA2324sa. I already emailed HP however I was wondering if anyone has ran into this. When I try to access the interface ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

ILO2 scheduled startup/shutdown

I recently just bought a server a hp ml350 g5. And i uses a lot of power. So i was wondering is there anyway to schedule it turn it off and on via the ilo2. Thanks in advance
1
vote
1answer
37 views

HP Server doesn't boot when disk is in caddy

We have recently bought an unused HP DL320e G8 v2 and decided to use some of the Western Digitial RE 3TB SATA disks we have in stock for our other hardware with HP Drive caddy's. At first we thought ...
5
votes
2answers
358 views

HP ProLiant DL365 G5 fan noise

I have an HP Proliant DL365, I know it is an old thing. But it works fine for what we have here. But the last time this thing makes a lot of noise and a few lights glow up: When I search in the ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
-1
votes
0answers
18 views

Owc Mercury vs Samsung 850PRO in HP g7

i am considering putting consumer grade SSDs in my webserver. I have tested the writes, and it seems like, i get ~ 25Gb writes /day on the current disks. My G7 has a P421 controller. Would it make ...
2
votes
1answer
19 views

HP ilo Bulk Certificate update

I have a mixture of iLo 1-4 to update the self signed certs to use our CA. I have found some tools for the version 3/4 through PS and the new HP cmdlets. So two questions. Anyone know a way to bulk ...
3
votes
4answers
4k views

HP ProLiant ML110 G7 Questions

Have an HP ProLiant ML110 G7 running Server 2008 R2. Question #1: This server takes FOREVER to boot. I think it's because of "HP Power and Thermal Calibration" it does at the beginning of every ...
5
votes
1answer
135 views

HP MSA 2040 for SVOD service

Is HP-MSA-2040 suitable for SVOD service with around 100 Terabyte of real time data short term and 1 petabyte long term? what kind of disk is recommended for the SAN?(considering throughput and size) ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

Upgrading CPUs for my HP G5 DL380 - will the cooling suffice?

Just a month ago or so, I bought my first rack server for some personal number crunching. It's been great fun playing around with and I'm thinking about upgrading the CPUs to get more bang for the ...
1
vote
2answers
221 views

HP SL250s will not boot from the network, does not appear to DHCP

I have an HP Proliant SL250s Gen8 (right-hand) server which is apparently not able to boot from the network. If I configure the system to PXE boot in the BIOS, or if I hit F12, it does start up the ...
2
votes
2answers
3k views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
1k views

ESXi PCI passthrough SmartArray P812 with 12TB MSA60

I have an HP Proliant DL 360 G6. ESXi is installed on the array controlled by the on board RAID controller (P420 I think) ESXi recognizes the P812 RAID controller but when I put PCI passthrough on it ...
1
vote
3answers
144 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
128 views

HP Proliant DL380p Gen 8 with p420i raid controller attempting to install Centos 6 or 7

I am attempting to install Centos 6 or 7 on a backup server Proliant DL380p Gen 8 with a p420i controller. The problem is when I use the intelligent provisioning built in to setup the raid and such, ...
0
votes
1answer
116 views

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). ...
1
vote
3answers
490 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
67 views

Unrecovered read errors on Linux RAID10 device

I have an HP DL380p Gen8 running Ubuntu 14.04 and apparently it's been having some trouble with its RAID10 filesystem for almost a month, despite everything seeming to be okay otherwise. I'm seeing a ...
2
votes
2answers
17k views

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 ...
8
votes
6answers
30k views

SATA drives in HP ProLiant server?

Does anyone know if I can install normal 2.5" SATA drives inside an HP DL360 G5 server? Right now it has 6 72GB SAS drives. I am looking for raw storage for my files SAS performance in not required.
0
votes
0answers
47 views

Dumb Switch to Smart Switch - Ports going up and down, what's up?

I just switched from a dumb switch 10/100 to a smart switch HP 1920-24G-PoE, and noticing ports going up and down randomly. I can't see any obvious reasons why this is happening so am curious if ...
2
votes
1answer
58 views

HP Blade System 7000 - Fans About to Take Off

We've noticed lately that our HP Blade System 7000 sounds like it's going to take off. The top 2 PSU on the right are incredibly loud and blowing out significantly more air than the 2 to the left or ...
2
votes
2answers
93 views

Any known fixes for Hyper-V host networking randomly stops responding?

We run several HP DL380 Gen8 servers as Windows 2012 R2 Hyper-V hosts. Randomly, they stop responding on the customer NIC (ie the one connected to the virtual switch). Customers are disconnected from ...
1
vote
1answer
85 views

HP Smart Array P212 hangs after firmware update

I’ve just installed a perfect-running HP Smart Array P212 in my server. It comes with 2.72 firmware version. My server runs vmware ESXi 6.0 and, after perform a firmware update to 6.64 version as ...
14
votes
2answers
22k views

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. ...
1
vote
1answer
58 views

HP ProLiant ML350p Gen8 server keeps crashing (full speed fans)

I have a problem with a HP ProLiant ML350p Gen8 server. Most of the time it runs fine, but after several weeks of uptime, the server crashes out of the blue. This happened about 5 times now. When it ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Steady red light on 2 HP SAS drives in RAID 1

I have a HP ProLiant web server with two HP 300GB SAS SFF 2.5 inch drives (Model: HP 507127-B21). Both drives have a solid red light, however there is no indication within the management software that ...
2
votes
8answers
8k views

why does my dl380 G3 crank the fan up so high (and how do i stop it?)

I've got a HP DL380 and after I leave it on for a while it decides it needs to run the fans at a much higher speed than it did before. It's really loud and annoying. Is there any way to manually ...
6
votes
2answers
2k views

Reusing Raid 5 Drive?

We have two servers (ML530 G2 and DL380G2) w/ identical HP 10K RPM SCSI drives w/ a raid 5. One is decommissioned and the other will be decommissioned shortly. However, one of the drives on the ...
3
votes
1answer
197 views

HP ProLiant DL380 Gen9 USB keyboard and mouse not working on Windows 2008 install

I am trying to install Windows Server 2008 32bit on a HP ProLiant D380 G9 Server and after legacy boot, at the language select page I don't have mouse and keyboard available. Switched between several ...
1
vote
1answer
32 views

Can HP blade server/any server units be run as stand alone workstation?

I am new to the Server Hardware world? My question is very basic and might be absurd. Since I haven't had the opportunity to work on blades yet. Can HP blade server units/any other blade server ...