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IBM x3550 7978-5GU ServeRAID 8k-l Firmware Corrupted

I was experiencing the server running slow with a new installation. I started updating firmware and during the upgrade of the ServeRAID firmware to 17003, we had a power hiccup and the server shut ...
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Garbage Collection and Memory Visualizer (GCMV) Doesn't Always Generate A Report

I'm using GCMV within ISA 4.1 to analyze some gc logs from a cluster. When I open a native_stderr.log file in that tool, it always creates the following 4 reports/tabs: Table data Line plot ...
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Two IBM blades hang at once in Blade Center H

We've got IBM BladeCenter H with 6 blades (5x HS22V Type 7871 + 1x HS12 Type 8028). The problem described here occured twice in one month period. Suddenly we're loosing connection with two of blades ...
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How to P2V a RAIDed IBM Netfinity 7100 W2000 server

I have a legacy machine from IBM (A Netfinity 7100) running a Windows 2000 SP4 server OS. We are trying to move it to a virtual environment (KVM under Linux) to decommission this old, costly hardware. ...
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IBM/Lenovo x3250 M5 IMM2 dedicated port

I try to configure our new x3250 M5 to use the IMM2 port as a dedicated port, but I can only select "shared" in the firmware. What do I have to change first so I can select "dedicated"? All manuals ...
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TWS job scheduler PAM: Authentication faiiled

I am trying ti install TWS 8.5.1 with but I am getting PAM Authentication failed for User: I have disabled the iptables & selinux; I am attaching the logs : ************ Start Display Current ...
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IBM System x3250 M2: this HD is ok for this server?

I have an IBM IBM System x3250 M2. The guide say http://www-07.ibm.com/systems/includes/content/x/pdf/xso03039usen.pdf All models offer impressive scalability, including up to 8GB of memory and a ...
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IBM server System X3550 M4 force CPU C1 state on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to adjust IBM System X to run 100% at C1 state due to business need even on idle state, after spent half hour trying to adjust everything on BIOS, CPU still stick on C6 on idle which is ...
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ibm domino server mail.box: field is too large

we have a Domino server with one mail.box database. When a user tries to send a message to a local user group the server returns an error: Field is too large (32k) or views column & selection ...
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LSI megaraid - config raid and non-raid

I have this configuration of server IBM X3650 M4 IBM ServeRAID M5110e 300GB x3 SAS (config as RAID 5) 1TB x1 SAS (config as normal disk, non-raid) Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard I would like the ...
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Taking a thread dump on IBM J9 takes a long time

I'm trying to collect a java core on AIX (java version 1.6). There is only one dump agent configured, which collects a system dump, heap dump and java core on every SIGQUIT, so I used HealthCenter to ...
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how to add server column to adsm_k event query

My current adsm_k query for server group opsfile is "opsfile:q ev * prod_ begindate=-1 enddate=today node= exceptionsonly=yes" it returns the scheduled start, actual start, schedule name, node ...
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IBM DS3400 - how replace a good disk

I've to replace all my disks with other bigger ones. I read in the manual: Never hot-swap a drive when its associated green activity LED is flashing. Hot-swap a drive only when its associated amber ...
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x3650t ibm hard disk error how to check logs

There is a Led indicator on the front panel of IBM x3650T series, it is blinking lights, most probably there is a Hard disk error but need to be sure... anyone knows how to check the logs on server ...
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My IBM X346 Series server is showing 5 HDD as DDD & only one HDD as Online…i have lot of files in HDD [closed]

There were all red in HDD Lights .. when we reinsert the raid controller show only one HDD online other 5 HDD showing DDD in Bios features///
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Settings to enable POST body logging on IBM http server

How can I enable option for logging POST body on IBM HTTP server ? there must we some settings to enable post body logging. We need to log the Body for POST request into the Log file from where we ...
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IBM x3550 M4 (7914) CPU upgrade to v2 Xeon?

IBM released the x3550 M4 originally with the v1 E5-2600 CPUs; later on, when v2 was announced they did the refresh and started telling them with v2 CPUs. Can I just order two v2 CPUs for my ...
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IBM System X 3755 Opteron [closed]

is there somewhere a list of all the supported CPUs for System x server? I own the configuration system x3755 8877-4RG. Original 8218 Opterons (dual-core) are installed. Can these CPUs be replaced by ...
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IBM Fiber Storage

I am asking this question on behalf of the company i work for, What the problem is that we have just setup a fiber storage system with an IBM Server and IBM Fiber Storage system, we brought the both ...
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IBM System x3650 M3 - how to expand RAID 10 array

I have RAID 10 array on my IBM System x3650 M3 server - four drives IBM 146GB 10K 6Gbps SAS 2.5". I bought four new drives (also 146GB 10K 6Gbps) because soon I may have problem with free space. Can ...
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IBM Power 750 Express SCAN_ERROR_CHRP message

I'm seeing the following error on my IBM Power 750 Express (8233-E8B) server. From errlog, I see: Sep 15 sysplanar0 P PLAT_DUMP_COMPLETE Sep 15 errdemon T ERRLOG_ON Sep 15 sysplanar0 P ...
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Publishing EAR file hangs on WebSphere 8.0

Recently some of our projects started hanging when publishing to WebSphere 8.0 (tested with 8.0.0.5, 8.0.0.6 and 8.0.0.9), but this doesn't happen all the times. This is a normal installation details ...
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Disconnect SSH sessions from user side IBM 4690

I need SSH session to be disconnected after 45 sec inactivity. on IBM 4690 SSH server settings are: TCPKeepAlive no ClientAliveCountMax 3 ClientAliveInterval 15 But when I do packet capture ...
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IBM XSeries 346 Ultra 320 hdd upgrade options

I recently acquired a IBM XSeries 364 server that I purchased to play around with(still in school), I figured at worst I can use it as a file server or TFS box. Now I realize that this machine was ...
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Networking issue in IBM x3650 after install Ubuntu 14.04

I have a problem making TCP connections after a fresh Ubuntu 14.04 installation. First of all, after booting the interface is always off. In my case the interface is manually configured and named em2. ...
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IBM DS 5300 password recovery

There is a IBM DS 5300 storage in our data center. Unfortunately I have forgot the password and I want to recover/reset it. I did a little search and found that I can connect a physical Console to ...
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What to do when raid 0 errer: Following Arrays have missing required members and cannot be … Array#0-RAID-0 [closed]

here are the tried status: It is a raid 0 configuration and have 2 disks. When using IBM ServeRAID Configuration Utility, there are three options: 1. Array Configuration Utility : see below 2. ...
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IBM AMM BladeCenter 39Y9661 problems

i'm working on a bladecenter S and i try to update my amm with putty via COM port, but when i want to see my version it doesn't work i use like every time this command: env -T system:mm[1] info ...
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Server Remote Console Stopped working after reboot

I was working on IBM x3650 M4 Physical server running Red Hat 6.4 with HA LVM. I upgraded the kernel to latest version and reboot it. The server came up just fine and booted with latest kernel. Then ...
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Flashing eeprom Intel I340-T4 NIC (IBM OEM)

Trying to get teaming working on a IBM OEM I340-T4 NIC in Windows 8.1 Pro. Windows won't let me use NIC teaming since it uses the default microsoft-driver for the I340-T4 and I'm unable to install ...
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IBM memory, whats wrong, bought wrong type?

I have this server IBM System x3250 M3 Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X3450 @ 2.67GHz (8 CPUs), ~2.7GHz 2 GB PC3-10600 ECC DDR3 SDRAM HDD 500 TB Hotplug Windows server 2008 this is screenshot the default ...
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Can a Sun rack be converted to a normal rack?

The Sun rack with PN 595-5953-01 does not use the normal rails like HP and IBM uses. Does there exist Sun rails so standard servers can be put in it? Or perhaps those L-shelves, where you lay the ...
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Why is my RAID1 or RAID10 virtual drive (6 SSDs) not significantly faster than a single SSD?

I'm trying to figure out why the performance of a Virtual drive built from 12 SSDs is not really faster than a single SSD drive. The Server is a IBM x3650 M4, two Xeon E5-2643v2 130W 6C 3,5GHz. The ...
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IBM System x3550 M2 fails to complete POST

We've some IBM System x3550 M2 machines and one of them fails to start with checkpoint code 06 in the Lightpath information display. There's no video, no beeps, nothing happens. The system just start ...
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How can I reset the Storage Manager password on a IBM DS5020 Storage Array on network using telnet?

I have an IBM DS5020 Storage Array to which the Storage Manager password is lost, but it has been configured on a network and the IP Address is known. How can I reset the password remotely without ...
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Wiping hard drives in an IBM DS3512

I have an IBM DS3512 RAID storage device, which I'm planning to sell. How would I reliably wipe my data off of all the hard drives? As far as I can tell, it abstracts away all direct access to the ...
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Howto configure Raid on IBM x3500 m3

I have recently acquired an old IBM x3500 m3 and I'm struggling to find the raid configuration. I've checked out everything in the uefi and post doesn't show any key combinations to access ServeRaid. ...
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Regarding 10GB ISCSI using flex system

Currently we want to implement the 10gb ISCSI SAN. So we are planning to buy the below hardware: 1) IBM flex system enterprise chassis 2) Two X240 nodes with CN4054R 10gb Virtual Fabric Adapter ...
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IBM M1115 and LSI 9211-8i IT mode

I have an IBM M1115 RAID Controller. It has 8 Seagate SATA drives connected to it using what I assume is a forward breakout cable (SFF-8087 to 4x SATA). When I power it up without flashing to LSI ...
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How to call a program on AS400 via SNA using Host Integration Server

I have configured an SNA Service on Host Integration 2013 to communicate with a Mainframe (AS400). We have confirmation that the link is working and we are able to connect via 5250 Terminal emulator. ...
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IBM x 3650 M4 - enable disk slots 4-7

I have a x3650 with a ServeRaid 5110 controller. I have six disks installed - first 3 as one RAID5 array, and I want to set the second 3 up as another RAID5 array. However, only slots 0-3 seem to be ...
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WebSphere - Jython command to view an Application's memory usage

Using IBM WebSphere Application Server version 8.0.0.1, is there a way to view the memory usage of a running application on the server? Something with Jython or Jacl? I can view the memory usage of a ...
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Cannot modify default IMM password (SIGSEGV signal)

We cannot modify the default USERID/PASSW0RD on an IMM because when we try it modify the USERID's password with a logged in USERID user (that has the "max" rights) we get this message after clicking ...
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Server 2008 R2 installer fails on reboot

I have an IBM IntelliStation Z Pro (except model unknown) with a Rosewill RC-201 RAID controller. When trying to install Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 the installation begins, I select the drivers, and ...
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IBM BladeCenter H networking

I'm new to the IBM BladeCenter H, and I'm trying to figure out the networking side of it. I've installed a windows server OS on one of the blades, and am trying to fiddle with it's network setup ...
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IBM x3650 will not boot from USB

Hello serverfault community, and thank you in advance for your time. Summary: I have an IBM x3650, which I bought secondhand (eBay). I am trying to install and run VMWare ESXi 5.5 on it via a USB ...
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IBM DB2 9.7, cannot increase LOGFILSIZ or LOGPRIMARY values

I am using IBM DB2 9.7 LUW database. My current database configuration values for Circular logging is as follows: LOGFILSIZ: 1024 LOGPRIMARY: 13 LOGSECONDARY: 15 I get error that transaction logs ...
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Slow browsing through IE on Windows Server 2012

We've run into strange issue on the freshly installed servers. H/W: IBM server X3550 M4 7914; OS: Windows Server 2012 Std. Then we try to browse on the servers thru IE, not all sites are opened or it ...
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Disable auditd immutable mode without rebooting

Hello I've been tasked with fixing up a auditd policy but it's on a server that's actively being used and the policy installed was set immutable. I've tried searching and everyone recommends rebooting ...
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IBM server x3400-7976KGJ support for VMWare ESXi 5

I searched over internet but I haven't been able to find if an IBM server x3400-7976KGJ is compatible with VMWare ESXi 5.0/5.5; I need to install a Windows Server 2012 OS on this machine and with the ...