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Supermicro X7DBU, how to put it to sleep

I am very new to server administration and just learning the stuff. I have just inherited a Supermicro 1U Server X7DBU running openSuse 12.3. Is it possible to configure it to go to sleep or low power ...
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Website down… due to sleeping MySQL connections?

I've just inherited the administration of a website, and I'm finding some problems: When the traffic in the site peaks (it happens when our posts are featured in some distribution lists/RSS feed), ...
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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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Keeping USB backup drive from sleeping while mounted?

Once every few days, seemingly at random, our backup to an external USB hard disk fails on our hp DL380 G5 server running CentOS 6.4 64-bit. If I cd /mnt/backup and run ls it complains ls: reading ...
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Detecting time on computers since they are locked, putting them in hibernate and then again bringing back from hibernation after some time

We have a lot of computers in our company. We are planning to cut down the electricity costs. People just lock their computers and go home and we cant manually go and put their computer to ...
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Sleeping for a random interval in postrotate in logrotate

I'm having trouble with the following logrotate config. It doesn't seem to want to release that file once it has done it's rotate and I'm wondering it the sleep is messing with the restart. ...
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mod-fcgid php and premature end of script using sleep

I have a vps on CentOS. It's configured using PLESK panel. PHP is run by apache and fcgid. I have problem with PHP ending premature when script running for like 10-15 minutes and sending 504 Gateway ...
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Nohup SLEEP does not hold TTY port open

We recently upgraded from Centos 4.3 to 5.9 and have come across a perplexing condition with regard to a very few direct-character printers we use. Since the beginning of Unix we have placed a command ...
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Sending HDD to sleep after unmounting it in server running on CentOS Linux? [duplicate]

How to send to sleep a hard drive completely after it's being unmounted? I'm planning to have separate 4TB drive only for backups. It will be encrypted and I will only mount it when I need to ...
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How to enable “Sleep” for Windows 2012 server

I recently installed Windows Server 2012. This will serve as the dev-instance for our engineers and will be accessed in multiple time zones. I therefore plan to run this 24x7 but want to conserve ...
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How to sleep in a batch file?

How to pause execution for a while in a Windows batch file between a command and the next one?
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Busy Debian server (Xen guest) seems to go to sleep (energy saving mode)

I have a Debian 6 Xen guest that seems to go to sleep from time to time. Randomly, it just stops to answer to any network requests (HTTP, ssh, ping) and only resumes activity when we log on the ...
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How to turn off VMware virtual machines goes to “sleep” if no activity?

I have a couple machines, that have close to no activity for a a longer period of time. And when i try to connect to them with ssh after a week or soo, its like they have gone into "sleep mode", ...
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Why is Windows writing to Page File when I have 4GB of free memory? [closed]

I have 8GB of memory on my machine, running Windows 7 Ultimate x64. I put my laptop to sleep and then woke it up. As it was coming back to life I noticed a lot of activity reads and writes from/to the ...
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Should I worry about mysql sleep status process in processlist

During website operation, in mysql process list, I see a couple of processes with the "command" column marked as "SLEEP". Should I worry? How to stop this?
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Windows wait command till a system time

I have made a batch script for backup recently. Somewhere in the middle of script I'll have to wait for some time to be reached and then resume the next line of the script. I've scheduled the script ...
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Sleep command in windows server 2008

I'm going to write a batch script in windows server 2008. The script is a general windows commands and it needs waiting for few minutes before executing the next line of the script somewhere in the ...
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How do I find out which application prevents the drive from going to sleep

I have 3 SATA HDDs in my server. The first one is a SSD system drive, and the other two (in JBOD) are being used to store some data (accessed via Samba). Most of the time when there are no requests, ...
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sleep in upstart script (upstart synchronism)

I've written this code to automatically start KVM Virtual Machine at boot of host system, and stop Virtual Machine at shutdown or reboot of host system. start on startup start on started networking ...
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processes freeze on acessing /proc/$PID/exe of busy process (rrdcached)

I'm trying to use rrdcached. Currently I'm testing how much data/connections it can handle. I tried making > 100 connections every 5 minutes with data from last 5 mintes with 10s resolution. ...
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Wake all sleeping machines on subnet

Our company just migrated to Windows 7 and decided to use the included "balanced" power plan. The main problem with this is that I use powershell to do remote management and sleeping machines don't ...
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Make all computers go to sleep and wake up at a certain time?

Is there a way of making all the computers in our domain/environment go to sleep after say, 8PM and wake up at 7AM in the morning? I understand that this may need some sort of application for the ...
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Possible explanations for a 10 second LAN connectivity outage when a Mac Pro is put to sleep?

We're seeing some very strange behavior on one of our LANs, I'm hoping someone might recognize what it is. The LAN consists of several Linux boxes and several MacOS/X boxes, all connected by 100MBps ...
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Hard Drives: Always on or spin up/down as needed?

The specific application is a NAS that hosts media content and is frequently accessed during the day. My NAS was probably cycling on and off around 5 times a day so I decided to not allow it to spin ...
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Windows7 NFS with linux server

I have an Ubuntu server and want to access its web folder (/var/www). What I done: installed nfs-kernel-server, nfs-common and portmap (as in faq) Setted up /etc/exports: /var/www ...
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SSRS 2008 Resuming from Sleep

Does anyone know a way to prevent SSRS 2008 from sleeping, after not being used for a while (not sure of the time-out) it takes quite a while to wake up, which is causing a timeout issue?
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uninterruptible sleep

I have some process that is in uninterruptible sleep due to limited memory. After I kill other processes, there is enough memory available for it now. How do I change the status of the process from ...
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One NIC going to sleep on Centos system

I have two Dell boxes with two ethernet ports a piece. I have a cable directly connecting two of these ports, creating a tiny LAN with 10.3.3.x addresses. The other port on each box is hooked up to a ...
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Windows 2003 batch file Sleep/Wait function [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to sleep in a batch file? I have a batch file that runs as a secheduled task in windows server 2003. This batch file purely calls around 20 other batchfiles one ...
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Checking whether disk is in sleep state (FreeNAS)

How to check whether disk is in sleep? I am doing some reports in background and, if disk is already sleeping, I would like to avoid waking it up. Which command can I use to check its status without ...
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Two hard disks in Linux based server, have one sleep most of the time

I have two hard disks in my server. One of them is 300 GB and very silent. The other one is 750 GB and makes some noise (it's working perfectly, it's just not a silent drive). Both are connected ...
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How to connect to a computer that is in Sleep mode over the internet

How to connect to a computer that is in Sleep mode over the internet? I am using LogMeIn to connect to another computer offsite. I just installed Windows 7 RC on that system and found that the Sleep ...
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Sleep/hibernate host machine without bothering about virtual machines?

I have a couple of workstations (Windows Vista, 7) used to host virtual machines using Virtual Server 2005, Virtual PC 2007, or Virtual PC for Windows 7. If i want to sleep or hibernate the physical ...
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How to stop computer waking up from sleep when LAN connected

I have a Compaq desktop machine that wakes up from sleep only when the LAN cable is connected to it. The WOL feature is DISABLED in the BIOS, so why does it keep waking up? And why is it getting told ...
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Alternative to WScript.Sleep

I'm using WhatsUpGold to monitor the uptime of services and one of them is a MySql server. Since there's no explicit support for MySql, I'm forced to write a VBS script to do it. Unfortunately, ...
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Wake on Lan in Sleep/Hybernate mode Vista

If I put my computer to sleep I can wake it up remotely for the first few minutes. However if I let it sleep for an hour or so I cannot wake it unless I type on the keyboard. Any idea how I can ...
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Database connection lost once stopped by ctrl-z?

I stopped a php program by ctrl-z, and bg 1 right away, but the connection seems not valid any more. Isn't sleep supposed to restore all resources correctly?