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IBM BladeCenter S storage module

I am new to this forum and have a question I'd like to ask. I have a client who is running a BladeCenter S, which includes a 6-disk Storage Module (44Y1405/44E8057). The problem they have is that ...
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IBM ServerRaid lost Raid-5 configuration

I have an IBM server x3400 with 8 drives divided into two arrays. After reboot, ServerRaid lost the configuration of the Raid-5 array. The 6 drives that used to be part of this array are there, but it ...
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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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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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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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UID/username lookup on IBM z/os USS

How can I associate a UID to a specific username on IBM z/OS Unix System Services? Within USS, I see content created in my user space which I do not own. File ownership lists a three digit ...
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SNMP commands for IBM server

I’m trying to get some data from an IBM server, for example the temperature using the OID .1.3.6.1.4.1.2.3.51.3.1.1.2.1.1 If I run the command: snmpget -O n -v 2c -c public IP ...
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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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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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Is it possible to enable WLM for Stored Procedures through DB2 on z/OS

If core WLM is not available for all built-in Stored Procedures in a DB2 on z/OS, would it be at all possible for a DB2 user with all privileges to setup the core WLM environments through a CLPPlus ...
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Configuring LACP across a IBM B50G switch stack

Is it possible to configure LACP (Link aggregation control protocol) that spans across two IBM B50G stacked switches. Below is an illustration of what I am trying to accomplish. I have currently ...
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LDAP at IBM XIV

I have problem with authenticating users over LDAP (Active Directory) Windows 2008 R2 on IBM XIV. After troubleshooting I've find out problems caused by polish letters in CommonName ...
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Create Embedded Hypervisor from pendrive for IBM System X (x3850 M2)

I have an IBM x3850 M2 (7233). There is an USB port on the inside of it which - according to its manual - is for an embedded hypervisor. I plugged the an empty pendrive into the internal socket and ...
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SCSI queue depth / command queue settings

I two servers with about 100 LUNs presented to each from an IBM V7000 (Storwize). Each LUN has 8 paths - 2 FC ports x 2 FC switches x 2 V7000 heads - so about 800 devices. Devices/paths are managed ...
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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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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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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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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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“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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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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Time Estimate for Backup Recovery with IBM System x3650 M3

I've been doing a little business continuity planning research for myself and I have come to the question of: What is the estimated time for the recovery of about 4 TB worth of data with the use of ...
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File I/O Throughput

I have an IBM x3650 M4 server (64-bit) running Ubuntu 13.04 Desktop (32-bit). I realize that this is a non-standard setup by it's being driven by other requirements. I am seeing slow file writes ...
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Errors installing iSeries Access for Windows on Win 2008 server

I am desperately in need of help here. I am trying to install the iSeries Access for Windows software on our development server and can't get past the install. Here were my installation ...
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Websphere Application Server CE V7 server not starting

I just installed the Websphere Application Server - Community edition V7 and everthing was fine during installation. Just after the installation First Step screen appeared and every functioning was ...
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Ambari log is filled with LdapTemplate warning

I'm running: # ambari-server --version 2.1.0 Specifically, I'm running IBM Open Platform for Hadoop 4.1 FP2. I configured Ambari to use LDAP for authentication, and the LDAP authentication is ...
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Unable to view LUNs exported on Linux via fibre switch brocade from IBM San Storage

I have problem mapping LUNs to my linux box from IBM San Storage Configuration: Host: Debian wheezy Host: Fibre controller QLogic 4Gb dual port DS4700 San Storage using Storage manager 10 brocade ...
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Lenovo System x3650 M5 RAID 5 Backup and Restore

0 down vote favorite I have a Lenovo System x3650 M5 RACK Server that I already configured to RAID 5 with Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system installed. I have two partitions letter C: and E:. ...
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SSD Raid 10 Slow write speeds

We have three IBM servers running windows 2012, all identical, they have a Raid (10) of SSD's. However one of the boxes seems to only be able to write at a third of the speed of the others. The other ...
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IBM xServer 336 Blank Screen

-Yes I understand I have a highly outdated server When I start my server it comes up with the screen with options; F1 to Go to settings F2 to go to Diagnostics F12 to Boot a device When i press ...
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SSL on Bluemix - installing multiple intermediate certificates

I'm using a custom domain and need to secure my Bluemix application with an SSL certificate (RapidSSL wildcard). The problem is that the certificate I've got requires two intermediate certificates to ...
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IBM DS8300 harddisk replacement

Does anyone have experience with IBM DS8300 harddisk replacement? I have problem with disk failure on some DS8300 and I don't have any experience with storage system before. If there any article or ...
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Disadvantages of using soft-layer image templates

Background I have a site that I back up in 2 ways Softlayer Image Template E-Vault After having some trouble restoring my site from E-vault backup I used an image that I had made the previous ...
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Passing X509 client certificate to CA SiteMinder as a header

I am currently building an environment where our requirements state that we need to terminate SSL on a NetScaler before it is forwarded to one of several IBM HTTP Servers with the SiteMinder module. ...
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TP-Link TG-3468 on an IBM x3850 M2

I got a networks card from TP-Link. It is the TG-3468. I wanna place it into my IBM server x3850 M2. It has PCIe x8 slots. The slot is a little bit longer than the lenght of the card, but it fits. ...
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IBM MegaRAID Storage Manager, Build RAID1 from existing disk

Recently my RAID Controller went FUBARBUNDY and decided to drop my RAID1. The server would not boot since then. According IBM support expert, rebuilding that RAID array would wipe data on both disks. ...
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Superloader3 and IBM ServRAID-7K

I have a new to me Quantum Superloader3, LTO-4 SCSI Tape library. I have it connected to my IBM X346's External Scsi connection. My system see the tapes but it does not see the MediaChanger's ...
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Add 1 existing drive to IBM x3650 m4 without creating raid?

I want to add a drive which contains data (an ssd from a pc) to an IBM x3650 m4 server. The drive isn't configured in a raid array. I did a test with a sample drive, but mega-raid forced me to create ...
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Run IBM CMIS on WAS 8.x

I am trying to install the IBM CMIS application to sit on top of my FileNet instance. I have FileNet running just fine on WAS 8.x. The install documents for IBM CMIS say that it requires at minimum ...
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IBM x3690 x5 Light Path Diagnostic Circle of Death Mainboard Failure?

I have serious trouble with a x3690. After moving it to a new server rack it won't startup. After connecting the server to power supply the Light Path Diagnostic LEDs turn wheels. The normal ...
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Moving from HP tape library to IBM compatibility

We are using Microsoft dpm 2010. The tapes are encrypted with the DPM certificate. When we upgrade the server to dpm 2012 and change the tape library. Can I still read the previous tapes? I've found ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...