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ServeRAID M5015 Controller upgrading hard disks without downtime or data loss?

The configuration is as follows: 13 x 450G disks on RAID5 with 1 hot spare. There 2 more disks but configured as RAID1. Is it possible to upgrade the hard disks without downtime or data loss?
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IBM WebSphere Application Server Fix Pack Installation

I'm trying to install a fix pack for IBM WebSphere Application 6.0.2.15 in Windows 2003. This was installed without the IBM Installation Manager (don't know how). Now I have to install the Fix pack ...
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“runas” or “sudo” equivalent on AS400 IBM iSeries

I'm trying to invoke a program to run as another user (by getting input user/pwd) in AS400 OS using Java. Like runas in Windows or sudo in Unix — what can we do in AS400 OS? I am able to invoke basic ...
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IBM ServeRAID 8k level 1 critical

This is my setup: Lenovo ThinkServer RD140 IBM ServeRAID 8k controller Four Seagate Barracuda 1TB hard discs, organised in two RAID-1 arrays Now the third disk is defunct (orange light flashing). ...
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Accessing IBM IMM settings from Windows?

I have an IBM System x3400 M3 Server -[7379KKG], with Win2008R2 installed in a different country. Somehow the consult who helped me installing it missed the IMM settings, or for some reason I can not ...
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IBM ToolsCenter Bootable Media Creator equivlent for HP Proliant server

Is there any IBM ToolsCenter Bootable Media Creator equivlent for HP Proliant server? With IBM TC BMC I can choose which server i'm using, and it will create a bootable cd for these servers, ...
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how to access LPD data from the OS

We have several IBM System x servers, each of which has a "Light Path Diagnostic" (LPD) panel of LEDs. I want to be able to monitor the status of the LPD alerts from Nagios, but can't find where they ...
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How to connect InfoWindow II to IBM 9406-250?

I received an old InfoWindow II (don't know the exact model number yet) from somebody, and want to connect it as a console for my IBM 9406-250 so I can do a manual IPL. I am totally new to this, and ...
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Longevity of Tape versus Disk

I read something in a Oracle Archiving book, about longevity of Tape Versus Disk, i quote: "Longevity. No matter how you store your data, eventually it has to be moved either due to obsolescence ...
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QSECOFR password reset

I just bought a second hand IBM iSeries 9406-250 for educational use, but I can't find the QSECOFR password. Which ways are available to recover it if you don't have any details, except the device ...
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Installing windows server standard 2008 32bit in IBM System X-3620

Can anyone explain me how to install windows server standard 2008 32bit with sata/sas 6gb/s hdd in IBM System X-3620. During the installation, the os cannot detect the drive. I had even tried with IBM ...
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IBM HS22 Blade loses connectivity intermittently

My IBM HS22 Blade loses connectivity intermittently. It happens randomly every few hours and lasts just a few minutes. The connection is restored without any action taken. Problem is very similar to ...
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“Invalid product key” for Windows SBS 2011 on IBM x3200 M3?

We are trying to install Windows SBS 2011 (Czech) on the new IBM x3200 M3 machine. The ServerGuide v9.0 finished correctly and asked for the Windows SBS instalation DVD (OEM). After asking the usual ...
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Sending multiple emails and not marked as spam using Domino

I would like to send mass emails to about 2,000 addresses. However, if I send them at once, then antivirus engines mark them as spam suspects Is there a functionality or feature that we can provide ...
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linux + Backup & Restore tool for Blade IBM/HP machines [closed]

target - Backup & restore tool that can be put on a PXE server so that a client can be booted via network and support IBM/HP blade machines I hope that I ask the right question, there are allot ...
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IBM Rackswitch G8000 SNMP Temperature OID

Google hasn't been my friend today. Does anyone know the OID for temperature statistics on Rackswitch G8000's?
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Upgrading memory on an IBM Power 710 Express (8231-E2B)

We have a Power 710 Express server that was loaded with 4x4 GB memory on a single riser card. I have replaced the 4 chips with 4x8GB and put in another riser card and loaded it with 4x8GB more for a ...
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Change the LDAP settings on a WAS from outside of the GUI

I have a virtual image of a WAS server but it can no longer access the LDAP/AD that holds the administration password as it has moved to a different network. As a result, I can't login to change the ...
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boot IBM p series 650 from 3580-L23 LTO-2 tape

We have a p series 650 that has a dds4 tape drive built-in. In the past, recover has been as simple as putting a mksysb tape into the drive and booting the machine. During boot, the machine detects ...
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Why has VMWare ESXi 5 slow access to IBM M1015 / LSI 9240-8i RAID?

I am building server for virtualization and wanted to go with VMWare ESXi 5. I configured RAID10 on 4 disks connected to internal RAID controller IBM M1015 (identical to LSI 9240-8i) and installed ...
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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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IBM x3650 M3 - RSA (IMM) drops out during OS installation and is not useable

I am having issues regarding IBM x3650 M3{7945} RSA (IMM). After racking the server and configuring the network I can log into the server RSA and configure paramaters with no issues. NB: The RSA is ...
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S.M.A.R.T - Predictive Failure Count

I'm monitoring my IBM ServeRAID M5015 controller for RAID status with MegaCLI, I have this on one of the disk : Enclosure Device ID: 252 Slot Number: 6 Enclosure position: 0 Device Id: 14 Sequence ...
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IBM BladeCenter E with 3000W step up transformer from 120v to 240v

OK so Im looking to run a IBM BladeCenter E chassis. It requires 240v at 12amp running 1800w. I want to know if i can run it off one or two 3000W step up transformers like: ...
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No messages transferred to Dominoserver?

We have two Lotus Domino servers, both running latest version 8.5.3. in one of the servers we get the below messages on the server console all the time. We have no problems with mail routing, ...
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Virtualisation current physical environment [closed]

We are planning to do a migration with our current physical environment to a new, virtualized SAN infrastructure. To keep it short, we want to migratie first our DC (3), Exchange (1) and file server. ...
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x3650 IBM ServeRAID 8k

I have 6 disks into RAID5 array, I bought 2 new disks and I will add to the existing array. I try with IBM ServeRAID 8k utility but i can find the option for append disk into an array. i have CentOS ...
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SR-IOV on IBM x3690

Is IBM x3690 has SR-IOV capability? If so - how to configure the BIOS to support it? I used Google to search for an answer and reached this link: ...
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Read SMART status on Windows Server 2008 R2

How can I read my hard drives SMART status on Windows Server 2008 R2? I'm using IBM X3630 X3 server with IBM ServeRAID M5015 disk drives
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Powering an IBM x335

I've just purchased a second hand IBM X335 server in order to introduce myself to server hardware and management. Having never used such equipment before, I have much to learn, so please forgive me if ...
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Configure RAID for IBM X3630 X3

How can I setup a RAID for IBM X3630 X3 server with IBM ServeRAID M5015 disk drives? Is there a tool to configure disk drives? I'm using Windows Server 2008 R2
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IBM System x-3550 m2 won't start

I have a system x-3550 that won't start. It is in the process of being rebuilt as an Exchange server, so it wasn't in production yet, and while I was on leave it got turned off (properly I might add, ...
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PXE architecture: “BC EFI”

RFC 4578 defines various machine architectures for PXE as follows: Type Architecture Name ---- ----------------- 0 Intel x86PC 1 NEC/PC98 2 EFI Itanium 3 DEC Alpha 4 Arc ...
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Extract private key from Domino keyring

I'm trying to use a multipurpose certificate on an infrastucture that contains a Domino 7 server. To accomplish this, I tried: Generate a CSR outside of Domino: I'm able to use the produced ...
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IBM IMM Remote Control

I've installed an IMM module for a server that has to be controlled remotely. Now, while the general panel works greatly, I can't run the remote control. The server is behind a firewall and the RC ...
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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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Converter to use Sata HDD with IBM eserver x236

We have an old x236 machine with 2 70-GB SCSI disks installed on Ultra320 SCSI connector (check out the hardware manual). Now, we are planning to buy a new server in future and x326 would act as a ...
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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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ibm visual configuration explorer build failed

I am trying to generate WebSphere configuration using Headless ISA VCE, however after launching command I get the Build Failed message referring to non-existing build.xml file Command: java -jar ...
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IBM EXP3000 SAS rack

A couple of weeks ago one of my EXP3000 SAS Racks was not found by the server. Also, all the Amber fault LED lit, on every disk. Today, this also happened on my other EXP3000 after a reboot - Could ...
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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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IBM x3500 Server managament/monitoring tool

I took over monitoring an older IBM x3500 7977 server and i don't have much knowledge of IBM servers. I'm looking for the equivalent of Dell Server Administrator from IBM, just to monitor and alert on ...
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How to correctly export Lotus Contact using CSV convertion?

I've a little problem (Once again XD). I currently switching my Mail server from Lotus Domino to Google APPS for business. Everythings worked fine during the mail migration, but now, I've got to ...
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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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IBM server RAM vs other server RAM [closed]

We're looking to upgrade the RAM in one of our IBM System X servers. I received a quote of $560 from IBM for 2x 4GB chips of RAM. I've looked at the exact same type of RAM (ECC PC2-5600 server RAM) ...
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IBM raid configuration utility for checking disks health in windows server

I know there is a great and simple tool for monitoring hp disks health: http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/servers/proliantstorage/software-management/acumatrix/ Is there something similar for IBM ...
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IBM X3200 M2 Fan running at full speed? Noisy

One of the FANs (the one cooling the hard drives I think) in our IBM X3200 M2 started running at full speed and make a loud noise. Anyone encountered this problem and know how to fix this?
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IBM storage ds3400 Cant connect to management using fiber

i have a problem with a DS3400 IBM storage system we bought a few years back. when i try to manage the storage using its IBM storage management i cant find it using automatic detection even though its ...
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Cognos Contributor 8.3 — importing rights fails without error

Under Development -> Rights we are trying to import a rights file and it will not take. The result is that the file loads, the table on the screen blinks and then whatever rights were there persist. ...
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IBM System p5 9133-55A LCD display error code / alert - what does it mean?

On the front of my IBM System p5 9133-55A there is an orange exclamation/alert light that is lit, and a green LCD display that shows: 01 N V=F T I tried finding something in the ...