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What functionality does smartd lose when disabling state saving or attribute logging?

I'm trying to let my backup server have its disks in standby as often as possible. Outside of smartd or actual backup usage, the disks currently spin up once per day (various cron tasks). smartd, by ...
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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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Guest VMs Unknown after power outage on HP VSA

A remote office had a power outage tonight. When the power came up, both the Physical DC and the Physical ESXi Server came up. Connecting to vSphere, I can see the HP-VSA has started, but the other ...
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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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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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Dell 2950 - extra AMP connector to power up HDDs

I am running 5 external HDDs in an enclosure that takes SATA cables + 2 AMP connectors. As I am not using any extra peripherals, I am sure that there is more than enough power in the 2950 to deliver ...
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Upgrading memory on an IBM Power 710 Express (8231-E1C)

I have problem with Power 710 Express server 8231-E1C. Server was loaded with 4x8GB (2xEM16) memory on a single riser card. I have replaced with 4x16GB (2xEM32). The firmware is AL740_126. At Hardware ...
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Why are wattage/amp numbers not fitting together?

I'm trying to figure out my backup power needs, and I'm having quite a difficult time with the numbers. Pretty much every piece of equipment seems to have wildly varying numbers that don't fit ...
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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 ...