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How does one reboot an IBM ds3300?

We have an IBM System Storage DS3300 Express SCSI Dual Enclosure Controller Mfr P/N 172632E that needs to be rebooted. How does one accomplish this?
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IBM Xseries 3400 only working while power button holding pressed

I have an IBM xSeries x3400 Intel Xeon server which only works while someone holds in the power button. My server stopped working and I sent it to IBM Service. After a few hours they told me I could ...
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What are the ports that should be open between Deployment Manager and Application Servers?

I install Deployment Manager and Application Server on different servers each one exist on different zone as following : 1- Deployment Manager : Web Zone . 2- Application Server : App Zone . What ...
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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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How I can configure IBM Websphere application Server to send notification emails on out of sync?

I need to activate notification email on IBM WebSphere Network Deployment when the application servers are out of sync.
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How to switch off storage IBM DS 3512?

It is a very simple question... How to switch off the storage (ex for maintance)? I really don't know if there is a standard procedure to switch off a SAS storage. I did not find any switch to push ...
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How to get multipath working for Ubuntu Server 12.04

I'm working on a project which aims to make use of Ubuntu servers running on enterprise class hardware. In our case that means IBM HS23E blade servers, QLogic 4GB fibre channel extension cards and ...
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Using SFTP on AS400 Non Linux Based OS

I am trying to establish an SFTP connection on an AS400, which is on an OS that is not running a Linux based kernel. Any idea where I can start with this?
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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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How to disable the RAID in x3400 M2

Hi I just wanna disable the default RAID in my server IBM System X3400 M2 Server(7837-24X),i have 3 disk drives SAS. I want to make them a JBOD "Just a Bunch Of Disks", because I want to install in ...
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How I can generate patch from RAD ready to deploy in WAS?

To use update option directly from IBM WAS-ND , I need to generate patch file from RAD ready to deploy ( already packaged ) . Example : After Deploy HelloWord.ear on WAS-ND 7.0.11 , an exception ...
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IBM Server searching for secondary server

I just bought the following server IBM System x3950 Server, 4 x 3.0GHz Dual Core, 32GB, 6 x 73.4GB 10K SAS RAID, 256MB BBWC, 2x Power, CD-RW/DVD When i boot it up, it says "Searching for secondary ...
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Megaraid Firmware fault

After building a new server (IBM X3550). Getting error Firmware is in Fault state: MFI register state 0xF0FF2102. -- For this one could not get any help in google. And on the BIOS system setting ...
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Why do a lot of IBM webpages have something like “www-01”? [closed]

I was looking at this page http://www-01.ibm.com/software/integration/webphere-business-modeler/advanced/features/ and I noticed that a lot of IBM pages have "www-01." prefix, why is that? I thought ...
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Windows server 2012 guest + centos host + IBM server x3650

I was told by IBM sales that x3650 doesn't support windows server 2012. I feel it's ridiculous as x3650 is their enterprise model, just one level below its highest class x3850 in their system x ...
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HyperV Cluster using IBM X3650 M3 and DS3400 SAN

I am posting here, because reading a lot of documents on MS site and technical forums have caused only more confusion. The equipment i have: 2 IBM X3650 M3 servers; both have 2 72GB SAS disks ...
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IBM x3400 upgrading to 2 x CPU Quad-Core Intel Xeon E5430

I'm trying to install two Quad-Core Intel Xeon E5430 CPUs in an IBM x3400 with an IBM M97IP motherboard. When I turn the power on, it takes approx. 3 sec. then the fan stops and nothing happens. ...
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Unable to connect to IBM G8000R via serial

I have just received a new IBM switch, a G8000R. It's written on the guide it is necessary to establish a connection between switch and hyperterminal console. So I have connected the switch via a ...
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How to change IBM WebSphere Network deployment passwords?

How i can change the following for IBM WebSphere Network Deployment : 1- Deployment Manager Administrative console password 2- Application Server Password Note : OS is UNIX-AIX
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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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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 ...