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Server becomes unresponsive after several days

I have a dedicated server that becomes unresponsive after several days of running-time. Sometimes it's 1 day and sometimes it's 5 days but it always happens and I can neither reach the server via ssh ...
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Having trouble to connect sshd on CoreOS sometimes

I have 12 node of bare-metal CoreOS cluster (on SuperMicro Blade). Every nodes was installed with same image and cloud-config. (Stable 717.3.0) The problem is that I fail to connect sshd frequently, ...
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Supermicro IPMI remote console security level to low

I am currently trying to access my supermicro IPMI remote console in my browser but every time I try to open it Java sais that the security setting of the application is to low, it must be high or ...
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What IP address should I use for a device that I want to break network access to?

I have an IPMI server on a super micro motherboard that I am unable to disable. There is not even a jumper to disable this either. After seeing all of the security issues that the IPMI server they ...
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Super Micro Model 827-16 -> CentOS 6 RAID Controller driver

I have a Super Micro model 827-16 (part no: 6027TR-HTRF+) and need to get CentOS 6 installed. The problem is that I haven't been able to confirm if there are CentOS specific/supported RAID drivers ...
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ECC memory errors causing random server reboots

I'm running ubuntu server 14.04 on Supermicro X10SLM-F / Xeon E3-1271 v3 Memory: SuperTalent 32GB DDR3 1600 ECC About every 4 days, the logs on Ubuntu will show this: {1}[Hardware Error]: Hardware ...
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SuperMicro X9SRE only boots UEFI Debian 8.1 when “forced”

I have the following configuration: SuperMicro X9SRE (Intel C602 chipset) updated to latest firmware v3.2 (01/2015) LSI Spitfire 9211-4i HBA with 1 GiB NAND cache 3 x 2 TiB SATA 6Gbps HDDs in ...
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Supermicro BMC watchdog-caused reboots

I've recently acquired a SuperMicro X10SLL-F motherboard, which has a built-in BMC (Aspeed AST2400 chip). I want to use built-in watchdog controller when running linux on server (gentoo hardened). I ...
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How does a server main board measure watt usage?

We just got a new Server. In the sensors panel there are not only temperatures and fan speeds but also "watt usage"... Is this value somehow calculated or is it a real sensor on the supermicro main ...
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Double UPS on high load during power down

To sketch the situation : a bunch of servers (~15 going from 4u to 1u, some redudant PSU some single) 2 UPS (1 APC I can read using apcupsd) 2 PDU So I came upon this situation, and I honestly ...
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Supermicro motherboard with PCI-X and PCIe card

I have one old Supermicro server with X7DBR-E motherboard inside (http://www.supermicro.com/manuals/motherboard/5000P/MNL-0872.pdf) and I am trying to connect together 3Ware 9690SA RAID controller ...
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SuperMicro CSE-815TQ-560B server is LOUD…can it be quieted? [closed]

I have been casually checking prices on servers for some time as I have always wanted to replace my tower/desktop "server" with a real server. I came across a great deal on a used SuperMicro 1u ...
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Supermicro stuck on 91

I have two servesr here with a Supermicro board, both of which are having the same issue (leading me to believe that it's an error with how I set them up) Whenever I try to start it up, it gets stuck ...
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Single E5-1600v2 on Dual Socket motherboad

Is it possible to install one E5-1650 v2 on each node on twin 1U, dual socket supermicro 1027TR-TF server? I know that E5-1600 series cannot run in dual socket configuration. The question is that ...
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supermicro servers - ipmi / nagios disk monitoring

I have several machines from this manufacturer in my group. I'm looking for a method / process to monitor disk health. IPMI doesn't seem to offer anything beyond fan speed and CPU temperature. Has ...
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CentOS 7.0 1406 installation fails on NetworkManager time out

Installing CentOS 7 on Supermicro SYS-6027TR-HTRF. The installer stops at: Error calling StartServiceByName for org.freedesktop.NetworkManager: GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.TimedOut: ...
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Supermicro super server RAID warning

Hey guys sorry in advance for the noobish question. Our company just received a brand new 6017R-WRF Supermicro superserver. I have been tasked with getting this bad boy setup. I am a software dev ...
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Can't find IPMI mac address

The MAC address listed under ipmitool lan print seems to be incorrect, since there is no entry in the arp cache for the set ip address, 10.224.242.121: # arp 10.224.242.121 10.224.242.121 ...
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IPMI web management on Supermicro not working: “Could not open device at /dev/ipmi0 or /dev/ipmi/0 or /dev/ipmidev/0:…” and “Invalid Channel 255”

Troubleshooting an IPMI issue on a centos 6.5 server. Specifically, I am not able to set up IPMI web management due to errors when trying to work with IPMI LAN settings. I get the following error ...
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Unable to login to IPMI of Supermicro X9DRW-iF after f/w upgrade

I have a box with SuperMicro X9DRW-iF mainboard. It has built-in BMC module, which provides IPMI interface and web-GUI for it. After upgrading BMC firmware from R 2.35 to R 2.59 under web-GUI ...
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How to recover from raid 5 failure of 2 disks with tw_cli?

I have hardware raid 5 of 12 disks, 2 of them died and the data is not accessible anymore. I was told that even though 2 disks died, some of the data might be recoverable. My hosting provider replaced ...
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Nexentastor CE on Supermicro X10DRL-I

I'm writing here because after 3 hours i'm still not able to install NexentaStorCE on my brand new server. The hardware configuration is: Supermicro x10drl-i Xeon E5 2609V3 16GB DDR4 Kingston I'm ...
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Supermicro NICs gone after BIOS update

Just updated the BIOS of two Supermicro 1022G-URFs to R3.5. They've both the mainboard H8DGU-F with two onboard Intel 82576 NICs. One of the two Supermicros doesn't have any visible NICs at all after ...
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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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Can I perform an IPMI bios update without a supported CPU?

I'm considering to build a server using the Supermicro X10SLL-F board with a Xeon E3-1231 v3 CPU. However, according to my research, this CPU requires a BIOS update (unfortunately Supermicro does not ...
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Supermicro X8DT3/X8DTi hardisk not found after installing OS

I try to install Linux CentOS in server Supermicro X8DT3/X8DTi. Installation proccessed succesfully, but after server rebooting, server cannot boot into OS. When I check BIOS, no hardisk found on boot ...
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Is disk serial readable from supermicro chassis?

We are working with a hosting company for managing our dedicated servers. We asked for a replacement disk on one of the servers by providing the serial number. They took out 2 other disks instead and ...
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SAS Expander backplane performance drops when more than 8 drives are active?

We are using an LSI 9211-8i raid controller (flashed in IT mode) in a PCI-e 2.0 x8 slot. It's connected to a supermicro SAS 836EL1 backplane with 1 SFF-8087 cable. We have 16 drives installed. When ...
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Allow console access to physical machines through telnet

We have a Supermicro server blade in our lab running a custom OS.The console of the OS can be accessed using the supermicro webinterface.A window gets created by running a .jnlp which needs to be ...
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Conflict between Nvidia Grid K2 & integrated graphics on Supermicro VDI?

My office has a Supermicro SYS-1027GR-TR2-2NVK2 VDI server with dual Nvidia GRID K2 cards running Windows Server 2012 R2 & RemoteFX. We are an architectural firm and use 3D graphics software. ...
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Automate ssh serial-over-LAN connection to SuperMicro IPMI via Putty

I recently found instructions on how to take advantage of the SuperMicro's serial-over-LAN remote console via SSH. The challenge is after the SSH login a few commands must be executed to start the ...
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5-pin 4-cable connector on SuperMicro server PSU?

I have a 4U SuperMicro SC847 Chassi that comes with redundant 1400W power supplies. All of the internal power cables (ATX, ATX12V, HDD and such) are connected to two circuitboards where the back of ...
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Disinfecting a Supermicro IPMI Board

The IPMI board on one of our servers seems to have become infected - we were hit by the "password in the clear" vulnerability - and it seems to have allowed something to have infected by a bot that ...
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Install image with Ansible via IPMI?

Is there a way to install an image on and provision a bare metal SuperMicro IPMI server from the ground up with Ansible via in-band IPMI over VPN? I'm looking to see if I can automate the ...
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Reset temperature sensor on Supermicro X7DWA-N

My supermicro X7DWA-N will no longer boot and the temperature light just blinks even when the system has been off for 12 hours, so it's not hot at all. Is there a way to reset this alarm and perhaps ...
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Alternate port numbers for Supermicro IPMI View software

I'm using the IPMI View software to manage a SuperMicro server but would like to use alternate port #s within the program itself. In other words - If I use the web browser, it defaults to port 80 - ...
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SuperMicro Superblade fails to boot from hard drive

Following issue. I have a number of Superblades with LSI MegaRAID SAS 9240-4i cards. One card per server. All of them use the latest firmware (20.13.1-0176) as of this writing (as per the LSI ...
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Server won't start. IPMI showing Blue Screen with Ubuntu Linux

I have a remote SuperMicro server that is failing to boot. It's located on a different continent and access is limited. I can get into the BIOS and do whatever I need to, but as it gets through the ...
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Reflash Supermicro BIOS Chip with external EEPROM programmer

I've a Supermicro server, out of warranty, and it suicided in the last month. Yes, exactly. During a AMIBIOS update process the BIOS Watchdog has been tripped and the motherboard reseted during the ...
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Update Server BIOS - Supermicro 5015A-EHF-D525

I've got a Barebone-Server with the Supermicro 5015A-EHF-D525 Mainboard. Now I urgently need to update the BIOS to the newest version. Too bad I've never done that before and google isn't much help ...
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HP Smart Array P410 Stuck in Ready for Recovery 00.0%

We are using smart array disk controller P410 by HP on our supermicro server. Sadly of the HDDs in a RAID10 Array was damaged and we were forced to change that specific hard disk. After 3 days and ...
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How to check if my Supermicro IPMI is compromised with plaintext admin password over the web?

I've some Supermicro servers with IPMI running, and as described in this blog (http://blog.cari.net/carisirt-yet-another-bmc-vulnerability-and-some-added-extras) there's a critical vulnerability to ...
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IPMI MAC address all zeros after update

I've updated a SuperMicro X7SPA-HF-D525 to IPMI firmware version 3.12. I've tried setting the MAC address with the BIOS, ipmicfg and ipnmac. Is there a fix for this?
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Accessing Supermicro IPMI via SSH

When you deal with Supermicro IPMI/BMC, you could access it via: HTTP(S) in your browser - seeing web pages with sensors/configs and java applet to run redirection console IPMI protocol (using ...
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Is it possible to configure a supermicro X7DBU based system, with ESB2, to see HDDs greater than 750GB?

I'm currently running a Supermicro 1U server, with a X7DBU motherboard. When I boot up into RAID utility, I can either use ESB2, or Adaptec. Either way, The 3TB HDD (SATA) I put into it, is read as a ...
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Get power status over ipmi from zabbix

I am now looking for a way how to monitoring a server hardware such as fans/power supplies/etc.. The problem is, we have very dynamic environment - servers are automatically powered on/off - even ...
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Best way to hide ILO/IPMI management port and not using public IPs

I have 5 servers, each has one internet port and one ipmi port, so I am using 10 external IPs. Its a bit problem with a provider to get more IPs and also I want to hide IPMI ports since sometimes ...
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Difference between SAS multilane, direct-attached HDD and expander backplane?

What's the difference between multilane, direct-attached HDD and expander for SAS backplanes? Supermicro chassis description page Direct attached HDD backplane (TQ version), multilane ...
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Serial Over LAN on FreeBSD 10.0 with SuperMicro X9-SCM-F

How can I setup Serial-Over-Lan (SOL) on FreeBSD 10.0 with a SuperMicro X9-SCM-F motherboard? There are a few resources out there but they contradict each other, are unclear, and don’t actually allow ...
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PCI Express Lane Configuration

I'm trying to figure out the correct motherboard to buy for a PCI-E card I have. I have decided on the board here, http://www.supermicro.com/products/motherboard/Xeon/C600/X9DRW-iF.cfm However I ...