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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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Slow post times on an IBM x3650 M4 [duplicate]

I recently got IBM support involved with my new x3650 M4. I thought the POST time was extremely long especially when compared to my generation 1 x3650. Are there any other users of IBM x series ...
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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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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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Xenserver doesn't see both cpu

Our company bought an IBM X3550 M4 server (Intel Genuine CPU). The problem is, when we set up dom0, the system only sees one CPU insted of two. "xm top" command also shows only one.
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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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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 ...
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Is there a Informix command to repair database?

We have a Sun Solaris system running Avaya CMS software. The software uses an Informix database. We have a single drive in the server. The drive began to go bad, corrupting files. We sourced a new ...
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How to boot to BIOS - IBM System X3400 M3

I need help to boot to BIOS for my IBM System X3400 M3. What I know is pressing F12 to boot to BIOS. But every time I presses F12 it never go to BIOS. Instead it boots to my ESXi. UEFI is very slow. ...
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Intel VT enable but not found in xenserver

I have an IBM 206M with this CPU --> Intel Presler Pentium D 950 Socket LGA 775 P4D 3.4 Ghz 800Mhz FSB 4M Cache EM64T. It has Intel Virtualisation tecnology. But when i want to install xen server, the ...
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DS3300 Out-of-Band Managment through IBM Storage Manager

I started using an IBM Ds3300. At first we used 3TB SATA disks, then switched to 2TB SAS. Before, I could see the managment ports with scan and ping, also I was able to connect to them using the IBM ...
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IBM Blade Center - Power Consumption with SNMP & IPMI

We have the need to follow and manage the power consumption of each blade, one by one, from our IBM Blade Center system. Is there a way to do this ? Anyhow it’s a licensing upgrade or ...
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Windows DB2 9.7 FP8 - The request failed because private virtual memory could not be allocated. SQLSTATE=57011

I have a Windows DB2 9.7 FP8 server running on Windows 2003 x86 that for some reason every time I launch Center Administrator or the CLI and try to connect to a database, I get the error "[IBM][CLI ...
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IBM IPMI power supply

I need to work on a customer cluster setup. I'll go with corosync/pacemaker. I need to setup fencing but all "I" (read: the customer) can offer is IPMI. I am worried about not being able to fence ...
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Java 6 updates on SLES 11 [duplicate]

Since mid 2013 there are no public updates for Java 6, but only paid support ones. Is this policy enforced for all JVM implementations? Does this include SLES 11 IBM JVM implementation too or IBM ...
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Hard disk is detecting as read only

I am installing Debian Squeeze 2.6.32 64 bit OS in IBM System x3250 M4. This system is already having built in RAID. After enable the RAID, I have started to install the Debian Squeeze 2.6.32 64 bit ...
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Why wont my Dell server use IBM ram?

I stumbled upon four pieces of 4GB PC2 5300F RAM from IBM (Part Number 43X5061). In my Dell Poweredge 1950 Rev 2 server there currently are two 512MB sticks, which appear to have the same ...
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IBM SAS RAID Controller: POST results not complete

I have two IBM SAS RAID Controllers (17P9277/43W3630). One of them will not POST and fails with the error: POST results not complete: FF What can I do to fix this?
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“Firmware progress error” reported by blade in IBM BladeCenter S

I have a BladeCenter S with three blades installed. Two of my LS21 blades are reporting the following error in the web-based Advanced Management Module: (12/20/13 10:49:19) (LS21 2 Core 2K8) ...
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What technical issues should I be aware of when re-mapping a LUN from one host to another?

I inherited an IBM System Storage DS4000 SAN with an AIX environment running Oracle RAC (3 nodes). One of the nodes crashed, so I got the system up and running with 2 nodes; however, the node that ...
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Simulating AS400 iSeries for ADO.NET

I' have to write an import procedure in c# for a customer. The procedure needs to read data from an AS400 iSeries, so my first Question is: what's "better" (pro/cons) between direct connection (using ...
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How to manual config hot spare coverage for diskarray IBM DS and Dell MD series?

I have disk array with many expansion enclosure with mixed disk type (SAS 7.2k and SAS 15k for example). I want to have one hot spare per one enclosure. -Enclosure 0 with SAS 15k will have one ...
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IBM Server sees half of the original RAM

We have a IBM XSeries 206M server. There are 2 2GB IBM RAM's which are suitable with the server. Normally we expect that server should see 4GB of RAM. But It works with 2 GB only. So we thought that ...
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Consistency check process

I have a question we having some issues with IBM Read Patrol and consistency check running at the same time. My question is if I dsiable consistency check how can i see that this process is running or ...
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IBM Storage DS3400 flashed firmware from 6.x to 7.x, now storage is unresponsive

I actually missed to flash the ESM firmware prior to the controller and NVSRAM firmwares. Current stage is, SMClient GUI cannot detect the storage. I can ping and telnet in one of the controller ...
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IBM chassis management module LDAP setup

Looking at the CMM running the August 2013 firmware (just updated firmware to latest release), it looks like the LDAP setup fields are the same (though in a different order) as the system X IMM2. I've ...
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How to Verify if the Websphere Fix Pack was Properly Applied

I installed websphere 7.0.0.0 and it is my first time to apply a fix pack (25) but the web console is not showing 7.0.0.25 instead its showing the following. I tried checking it on command line and ...
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IBM TS 3310 upgrade firmware

Am I allowed to upgrade firmware (by self) for tape library IBM TS 3310 which service support contract has been finished?
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Failed to allocate an SSH connection Error on DataPower When Transferring Files Between SFTP Servers

When I am trying to automatically move files from one SFTP server to another using IBM Data Power, I am receiving "Failed to allocate an SSH connection Error on DataPower (no connection)" errors. ...
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IBM System i Permissions on Database views

We have an IBM System i running IBM i OS v6r1. On this system, I have created some database views. What I want to do is give a particular user group access to ONLY these views and nothing else ...
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IBM x3550 BIOS not installed?

Whenever I boot to the Configuration/Setup Utility it always shows "BIOS not installed!", even though my startup screen shows that I'm running the latest 3550 bios (1.17)... Is this something to ...
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IBM xSeries 306 CPU Speed

I have an IBM xSeries 306. The system has been flawless until a week ago. It's a Pentium 4 Dual Core CPU. The CPU speed is 3.20 gHz. Now, it shows 4.26 gHz or 2.16 gHz when the POST screen comes ...
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IBM P5 570 - Scrolling Dots

IBM p5 570 server shows dots that move across the screen from left to right, top to bottom upon powering on. It has been doing this for about 20 minutes. What does this mean? EDIT: I should ...
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Solaris iSCSI read speeds increase when we start writing

Here's one I haven't seen before. We have an IBM Storwize V3700 storage array, 24 TB, RAID 5 connected to a Solaris 10 file server via an iSCSI link over Gigabit Ethernet (no MPIO at present). We ...
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IBM rack server memory configuration for mixing 1R and 2R RAM

I am currently documenting the specifications to purchase IBM x3650 M4 server. I am going for two Quad core Intel Xeon E5-2609, 2.4 GHz, 10 MB cache and 16GB PC3L-10600 CL9 ECC DDR3 1333MHz LP RDIMM. ...
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IBM Remote Supervisor Adapters(RSA ii) boot ISO

My company recently bought some add in IBM Remote Supervisor Adapters for our older x3550 servers. We got them installed and working, and left for the weekend. The idea was to get them to mount and ...
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Server memory configuration after upgrade

I have an IBM 346 server that can support up to 16GB of memory. It previously had 8GB installed (8x 1GB slots) and was working fine. I have upgraded it to 16GB using 8x 2GB slots. However now when the ...
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authentication methods for ESSO

I know that user can authenticate in Oracle ESSO via RFID,finger print recognition, smart cards and mobile phones. Does IBM Tivoli ESSO have support for authentication from NFC(android) and voice ...
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Error in AIX : 0516-040 : Unable to read the specified physical volume

Please provide me your valuable suggestions on the error beow in AIX. When I'm running the following command on the AIX server lsvg -l rootvg I'm getting this error: 0516-040 : Unable to read the ...
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Problems with IBM BladeCenter E type 8677

We have an IBM BladeCenter E server with three blades, today I've tried to manage it through telnet, after logout it does not respond on its default "Management Module" address (it was set to ...