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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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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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TWS job scheduler PAM: Authentication faiiled

I am trying ti install TWS 8.5.1 with but I am getting PAM Authentication failed for User: I have disabled the iptables & selinux; I am attaching the logs : ************ Start Display Current ...
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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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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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IBM DS3400 - how replace a good disk

I've to replace all my disks with other bigger ones. I read in the manual: Never hot-swap a drive when its associated green activity LED is flashing. Hot-swap a drive only when its associated amber ...
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Cannot modify default IMM password (SIGSEGV signal)

We cannot modify the default USERID/PASSW0RD on an IMM because when we try it modify the USERID's password with a logged in USERID user (that has the "max" rights) we get this message after clicking ...
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Garbage Collection and Memory Visualizer (GCMV) Doesn't Always Generate A Report

I'm using GCMV within ISA 4.1 to analyze some gc logs from a cluster. When I open a native_stderr.log file in that tool, it always creates the following 4 reports/tabs: Table data Line plot ...
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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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How to P2V a RAIDed IBM Netfinity 7100 W2000 server

I have a legacy machine from IBM (A Netfinity 7100) running a Windows 2000 SP4 server OS. We are trying to move it to a virtual environment (KVM under Linux) to decommission this old, costly hardware. ...
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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 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 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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Do RAID controllers commonly have SATA drive brand compatibility issues?

We've struggled with the RAID controller in our database server, a Lenovo ThinkServer RD120. It is a rebranded Adaptec that Lenovo / IBM dubs the ServeRAID 8k. We have patched this ServeRAID 8k up to ...
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IBM System x3250 M2: this HD is ok for this server?

I have an IBM IBM System x3250 M2. The guide say http://www-07.ibm.com/systems/includes/content/x/pdf/xso03039usen.pdf All models offer impressive scalability, including up to 8GB of memory and a ...
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ibm domino server mail.box: field is too large

we have a Domino server with one mail.box database. When a user tries to send a message to a local user group the server returns an error: Field is too large (32k) or views column & selection ...
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LSI megaraid - config raid and non-raid

I have this configuration of server IBM X3650 M4 IBM ServeRAID M5110e 300GB x3 SAS (config as RAID 5) 1TB x1 SAS (config as normal disk, non-raid) Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard I would like the ...
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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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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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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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IBM Cognos for BI Reporting [closed]

I would like to setup a business intelligence dashboard that reports on current system health. How difficult is Cognos in terms of setup, and when it comes to developing the dashboard does it use its ...
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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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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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Lotus Foundations

Has anyone looked at IBM Lotus foundations. Lotus Foundations is a bundled small-business server solutions package by IBM. The package includes Lotus Domino, directory services, file management, ...
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GPFS quorum and rolling updates

I guess it's something that I am missing although I have read the GPFS documentation. Let's say we have a four node GPFS setup, with three of them acting as quorum. In GPFS > 3.2 we can perform ...
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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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x3650t ibm hard disk error how to check logs

There is a Led indicator on the front panel of IBM x3650T series, it is blinking lights, most probably there is a Hard disk error but need to be sure... anyone knows how to check the logs on server ...
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IBM x3550 M4 (7914) CPU upgrade to v2 Xeon?

IBM released the x3550 M4 originally with the v1 E5-2600 CPUs; later on, when v2 was announced they did the refresh and started telling them with v2 CPUs. Can I just order two v2 CPUs for my ...
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My IBM X346 Series server is showing 5 HDD as DDD & only one HDD as Online…i have lot of files in HDD [closed]

There were all red in HDD Lights .. when we reinsert the raid controller show only one HDD online other 5 HDD showing DDD in Bios features///
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Settings to enable POST body logging on IBM http server

How can I enable option for logging POST body on IBM HTTP server ? there must we some settings to enable post body logging. We need to log the Body for POST request into the Log file from where we ...
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IBM System X 3755 Opteron [closed]

is there somewhere a list of all the supported CPUs for System x server? I own the configuration system x3755 8877-4RG. Original 8218 Opterons (dual-core) are installed. Can these CPUs be replaced by ...
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IBM Fiber Storage

I am asking this question on behalf of the company i work for, What the problem is that we have just setup a fiber storage system with an IBM Server and IBM Fiber Storage system, we brought the both ...
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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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What is “Data Protection” option in WebBIOS 6.1-45-Rel of ServeRAID M5110e controller?

What is "Data Protection"`option in WebBIOS 6.1-45-Rel during creation of new Drive Group? Server is IBM x3650 M4 with ServeRAID M5110e controller. User's Guide (here ...
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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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Publishing EAR file hangs on WebSphere 8.0

Recently some of our projects started hanging when publishing to WebSphere 8.0 (tested with 8.0.0.5, 8.0.0.6 and 8.0.0.9), but this doesn't happen all the times. This is a normal installation details ...
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Server Remote Console Stopped working after reboot

I was working on IBM x3650 M4 Physical server running Red Hat 6.4 with HA LVM. I upgraded the kernel to latest version and reboot it. The server came up just fine and booted with latest kernel. Then ...
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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 TS 3310 upgrade firmware

Am I allowed to upgrade firmware (by self) for tape library IBM TS 3310 which service support contract has been finished?
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Disconnect SSH sessions from user side IBM 4690

I need SSH session to be disconnected after 45 sec inactivity. on IBM 4690 SSH server settings are: TCPKeepAlive no ClientAliveCountMax 3 ClientAliveInterval 15 But when I do packet capture ...
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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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IBM XSeries 346 Ultra 320 hdd upgrade options

I recently acquired a IBM XSeries 364 server that I purchased to play around with(still in school), I figured at worst I can use it as a file server or TFS box. Now I realize that this machine was ...
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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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Why is my RAID1 or RAID10 virtual drive (6 SSDs) not significantly faster than a single SSD?

I'm trying to figure out why the performance of a Virtual drive built from 12 SSDs is not really faster than a single SSD drive. The Server is a IBM x3650 M4, two Xeon E5-2643v2 130W 6C 3,5GHz. The ...
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Networking issue in IBM x3650 after install Ubuntu 14.04

I have a problem making TCP connections after a fresh Ubuntu 14.04 installation. First of all, after booting the interface is always off. In my case the interface is manually configured and named em2. ...
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How do I programatically check the depth of a WebSphere MQ queue

The IBM RedBook instructions didn't help. I need to give a script a queue manager and a queue/topic name, and have it return the number of messages queued up.
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IBM DS 5300 password recovery

There is a IBM DS 5300 storage in our data center. Unfortunately I have forgot the password and I want to recover/reset it. I did a little search and found that I can connect a physical Console to ...
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IBM AMM BladeCenter 39Y9661 problems

i'm working on a bladecenter S and i try to update my amm with putty via COM port, but when i want to see my version it doesn't work i use like every time this command: env -T system:mm[1] info ...
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What to do when raid 0 errer: Following Arrays have missing required members and cannot be … Array#0-RAID-0 [closed]

here are the tried status: It is a raid 0 configuration and have 2 disks. When using IBM ServeRAID Configuration Utility, there are three options: 1. Array Configuration Utility : see below 2. ...