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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 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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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 ...
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Cannot establish IP communication with IBM Server Connectivity Module

I have attached an IBM Server Connectivity Module in Bay2 of our BladeCenter E and tried to setup some networking between an external unmanaged switch and the internal blade servers. I plugged a ...
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IBM Bladecenter S: Disk Storage Module with 'non-supported' IBM SAS disk

We have IBM Bladecenter S with 6-Disk Storage Module (43W3581), and we need to add more disks to the system. We currently bought 4x 49Y1861 (IBM 450GB 3.5" 15K 6Gb SAS HDD), but they didn't fit the ...
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IBM DS3512 Connection to IBM HS22 BladeCenter

I have a BladeCenter HS22 with 14 bladeservers. Attached to the BladeCenter I have a DS3512 storage array. I'm trying to access the DS3512 to configure it but can't manage to do it. I have connected ...
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How can I migrate from IBM BladeCenter chassis E to chassis H?

I'm planning to migrate blade server HS22 and all modules (2 ESMs, 2Brocade SAN Switch modules) from chassis E to chassis H. Do I need to reconfigure all modules? And how about servers? Please share ...
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IBM Blade HS21 Processor Compatibility

Can anyone tell me of a resource where I can find out specifically which IBM HS21 blades support which processors. In particular I have Intel 2X E5420 and Intel 2X E5450 which will work in some of my ...
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IBM Bladecenter Nortel switch issue

We have a IBM Bladecenter with integrated Nortel switch. The problem is I am not able to change anything on the switch because I am getting the following errors: >> azimov-in - Main# diff Diff ...
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Bladecenter-E Power Module fault [closed]

We have problem on IBM Bladecenter-E Critical Events Power module 2 is off. DC fault. Power module 4 is off. DC fault. Warnings and System Events Insufficient chassis power to ...
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IBM bladecenter blade IMM logs

We have an IBM bladenter H with heterogeneous blades running RHEL 6. Is it possible to download and clear the on-blade IMM logs via IBM supplied command line tools such as ipmitool, asu, dsa or other ...
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Linux - IBM Blade Center + Identify MM Name from the Linux OS

I have a Linux machine (RedHat version release 5.6) installed in IBM BLADE Hardware I am trying to find a solution to identify the management Module name --> (MM Name) from the OS (Linux) Remark - ...
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Discovering the assigned Blade Name from Linux (IBM BladeCenter)

In the IBM blade center in management module screen I configured the name of the machine as the following Blade tasks --> configuration --> blade information --> name ( I typed --> machine1 in ...
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How to get IBM machine type from operating system level

I have spare IBM HS20, and HS40 Blade servers to use in my project, and I have to choose as modern as possible RHEL release to install on it. My problem is that I don't know exact machine type of this ...
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How to verify mirror configuration

I have an IBM blade server and we've installed RedHat Linux on the machine. How can we check if we have both disks running as a mirror, or if everything is only running on a single disk? What ...
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1answer
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IBM BladeCenter S: Disk Configuration

Have just the one storage bay right now (SAS 15K 600GB x 6) and have configured one storage pool in RAID 10 with 4 disks (and two global spares). For each blade, I've created a volume and mapped ...
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Is it possible to use a blade server without the chassis?

Call me stupid, but is it possible to use an IBM BladeCenter HS20 server as a standalone unit without the BladeCenter?
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IBM BladeCenter HS12 upgrade?

I am about to buy a HS12 to replace a PE6950. Is this possible or comparable? It will be used for email service, visio, and MS Project. Currently it uses a lot of bandwidth and it's slow. Which HS12 ...
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Restart Fibre channel controller after blade bootup IBM HS bladecentre

I have a remote system that needs to resume on startup. If the system is simply powered on then the blades boot before the SAN is online and then the only thing you can do is restart the systems. Is ...
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IBM Bladecentre H Bootup Sequence Control

I have a bladecentre with blades, network and a SAN in a single rack. What I'd like to do is control the startup of the bladecentre so that when the rack is powered on that the blades will delay ...
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BladeCenter basics

Every manufacturer seems to have different standards for what ships with their hardware; mounting rails, cable arms, power cables etc. I've got used to that for standard rack-mounted gear, but now ...
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With IBM's BladeCenter, why am I getting the error “Unable to read VPD for Blade Server”?

I recently bought a used BladeCenter E Chassis and three HS20 Blade Servers. While trying to initially configure the system, the BladeCenter Management Module web interface on the System Status page ...
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Communicating via Command Mode with IBM HS22 IMM via AMM

On previous model blades that contained a BMC, I was able to communicate from our external management station via pass-through commands to the BMC to do things such as power blades on/off, set VPD ...
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IBM BladeCenter operation tips?

I recently purchased a used BladeCenter E chassis and I have two HS21, one HS20, and seven QS20 blades. As you are likely aware, used hardware means I get to figure it out myself (and that's part of ...