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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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Can't get an IBM xSeries 345 server to load Windows Server 2003 using ServerGuide utility

I have a client that has an IBM xSeries 345 eServer. Per the IBM support website, I have downloaded the ServerGuide Setup 7.4.17 installation ISO and burned a bootable CD. The CD boots fine and ...
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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Power Control Compartment?

I recently purchased an IBM enclosed, rolling rack that had a 6 drive server, huge battery backup, and this strange item called a "Power Control Compartment" I cannot find any good documentation ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Ctrl + Alt + F1 blank screen in IBM server model x3650

I have 3 IBM sever, model x3650. I have installed the Debian squeeze OS. After successful OS installation , if I press Ctrl + Alt + F1 I am getting blank screen only. But If I gives username and ...
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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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Can you install windows 7 on an IBM x3250 M4 server?

We are running an experiment on our available x3250 M4 Server for the purpose of trying to reach a client's requirement. Basically they want Windows 7 running on the server. I want to know if this ...
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M1015 pass-through and hot-swap in Linux with md raid (IBM x3620)

I'm setting up a small, but hopefully durable server for a student community, and the hardware is an IBM x3620 M3 with a builtin M1015 RAID card. To make the setup future proof and avoid vendor ...
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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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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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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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“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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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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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 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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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 ...