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Surge Protection for Servers not Connected to UPS

For servers or network switches not protected by UPS, is there any product to guard against power surges / spikes? Power conditioners available seem to be for home /audio video usage. Was looking at ...
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Application Power

I need to run an application that would consume a lot of power on a laptop. Basically the app must be very power hungry. I know that running a real time games with heavy graphics would consume lot of ...
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MGE UPS Cut power - What happened?

I have 3 x MGE Pulsar M 3000 2700w UPS units within my server room which have run perfectly up until now. On Saturday morning I noticed that one of these UPS units was no longer outputting power, ...
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power monitoring capabilities of ibm x3550 m4

I don't understand how monitoring of power consumption of x series servers is done with IBM AEM - I'm specifically interested in x3550 m4. The documentation on the servers does not really highlight ...
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NVIDIA Tesla K20C in Dell PowerEdge R720xd — power cables

I am trying to put an NVIDIA Tesla K20C into a Dell PowerEdge R720xd. I'm having a bit of trouble understanding the power requirements of the card. First, here is a picture of two pages of the ...
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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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Looking for a basic auto-ping power watchdog for my flaky server

My home Mac Mini server keeps locking up, and I was looking into a switch to automatically cycle the power when it stops responding to pings. Is there a simpler/cheaper alternative that devices like ...
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\FileSystem\srvnet preventing computer sleep

I have what appears to be a pretty common issue. Basically, most of the computers on my company network won't go to sleep. After a lot of testing (disabling shared services, multimedia stream, etc...) ...
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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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EventID 4098 : Group Policy Power Options gets Access Denied when applying a power scheme

I created a Group Policy Preference on my Server 2008 R2 DC to Update the Always On power scheme and make that the Active Scheme. I see the GPO apply in GPResult but the power settings do not ...
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APC Power Controllers Inaccessible After Brief Power Loss

It seems like every time there is a brief power outage in our environment (1-2 second blip). There are generally a handful of APC power controllers that become inaccessible through network. The ...
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Determining a laptop fleet's battery health

I'm trying to determine the battery status of my school's laptop fleet. I should be able to extract this using WMI (as per http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa394074(v=vs.85).aspx ) but the ...
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Monitoring redundant Power Supply on ASUS Z8NA-D6

I have a Windows 2008 Standard R2 server with a redundant power supply (2 modules, hot swap). The customer asked me to monitor the PSU because they can't hear it beeping. It's connected to an APC ...
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Server only powers (but doesn't POST) when IDE drive is powered

So after a thunderstorm last night which did a little damage, a Gigabyte server has decided it's going on power on but not POST. If it is POSTing, it's doing a very bad job at telling me. No beeps, ...
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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, ...