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HP smart array controller not recognized by VMWare ESX 3.5 installer

I have been thrown in the deep end by being given a HP proliant DL380p gen 8 new server to install. The server has 8 146GB SAS HDDs. I have used ACU to config it into 1 Logical drive. of ~1TB ACU ...
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VMware ESXi 3.5 HP Proliant DL380 G4 reduce fan noise

I've set up VMware ESXi v3.5 on an HP Proliant DL380 G4, and I'd like a way to reduce the fan noise. Under Health status, I see the following: Is this normal? I've read about there being a Fan ...
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VMWare - persistent “Host memory status” alarm in vSphere

I have a particular VMWare ESX 4.1 host that has a very persistent "Host memory status" alarm. This is running on an HP ProLiant DL360 G7 server. The HP ILO and System Management agents don't know ...
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VMWare vSphere and the move from ESX to ESXi

I was working on a standalone ESX 3.5 system last night in order to upgrade to vSphere 4.1u1. I realized that the full ESX download had been deemphasized on the VMWare website. While I've known that ...
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CentOS 5.5 APIC issue on ESX 4.1 & ML115

I've just installed vSphere 4.1 on an HP ProLiant ML115 G5 Quad-core and am trying to install CentOS 5.5 as a guest system. However, when the guest boots up I get a calibrate_APIC_clock warning and a ...
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esx 4 - c7000 - cisco 3020

I have 4 blades with esx 4 installed in a HP c7000 enclosure. They have 6 cisco 3020 for hp switches in the backend. The plan was to use 2 switches for iSCSI traffic and the other 4 for data traffic. ...