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Interesting question from a customer/end user perspective. My advice is not to use the HP DL380 G5 systems for anything today, if you can avoid it? They are unfavorable for power, performance, support and compatibility reasons. A few examples: RAM is very limited on this model. Any SATA SSD used on a Smart Array P400-era controller (2005-2008) will be ...


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Keep in mind that most all Enterprise RAID controllers still don't support SATA TRIM / SCSI UNMAP (give it another couple years and they likely will). That means you will need an SSD with built-in garbage collection. Most Dell-branded MLC SSDs today tend to be made by Intel, with a SandForce controller on the SSD to cover the garbage collection. Without ...


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Further review of the packet captures reveals that the issue stems from the fact that the printer in question supports only NTLM 0.12 on SMB1, and nothing more current. I am surprised that any current network device that supports authentication doesn't support a more contemporary and more secure protocol. Very disappointing.


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I had exactly the same problem. But I solved it! If you connect via iLO and mount an ISO image it continues. If you're trying to install with USB, use the Windows USB/DVD Download Tool and extract the ISO to a USB drive, connect it to the server, select /sdb4/sources/ (or mounted USB port number and go under /sources/ that's where the "install.wim" file ...


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Try rebooting a couple of times and see if it picks up. I'm not sure why you used three disks (triple mirror?), but sometimes the drive enumeration on a backplane like that and the 9211 isn't deterministic. Edit: You need to select the boot device in the LSI BIOS as well: The 9211-8i is bootable, your BIOS should see any drives connected to it and allow ...


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One of my hosts showed the same "Lost connectivity" error. I googled and found this post. So I tried to backup the configuration with PowerCLI and vCLI as suggested. Backup came back with "Internal error". Called VMWare. The answer is that when the SD failed, you won't be able to backup your configuration because the backup command can only pull the ...


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Last sunday, I formatted and reinstalled SO using the B120i in AHCI mode. I've used the Linux MD for RAID, and I've got better results. Now, the read rate is about 300 MB/s, and the copy rate from the disks to a LTO-4 tape is about 140 MB/s. It's copying 1 TB to tape in 2h30. It's not the best solution (I would like to use the B120 RAID mode), but for now ...


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I don't know what you are trying to do with vlan 2, but probably the solution is to set all ports to untagged on vlan 1. login to switch # conf t # vlan 2 # tagged 1-48 # vlan 1 # untagged 1-48 # exit # exit # write mem


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Not sure if you saw this site, or if it just doesn't quite meet what you're needing... essa.us.dell.com seems to have almost exactly what you're asking for, unless I'm missing something. Input your cost per kWh, select a system/solution, configure your usage (Transactional / Computational / Memory Intensive, and CPU load), and it gives you... Total power ...


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The power consumption will vary widely depending on the load and activity on the server, measuring it with a consumption device can be very misleading. The running costs will thus vary a lot depending on how you're using the servers. A servers's consumption will be below the rated wattage of the power supply, but you can't tell exactly how much under. If ...


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I wouldn't recommend using that server today. The HP ProLiant DL585 G2 is a very old system (end-of-life: 2008). It is/was not a power efficient system. Power utilization for that platform was usually 400-600 Watts for a server loaded with 4 CPUs, a moderate amount of RAM and a full internal disk array. I know this from observation/measurement of old ...


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first of all I would recommend to check the cabling and try to use another cable. You should also check the packet errors on the link on the switch side. TCP use the window for sending the data. If there is any error on the link and the speed is not as suspected and there are some packet drops, TCP slows down the speed of sending the packets automatically. ...


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Get the right part. This server needs all four of its fans in a dual-CPU configuration. It can run with three fans but will fail to boot with only two fans. You clearly have a few of the correct part, so use the Spare Part Number (532149-001) printed on the label of one of the surviving fans to search for a replacement. They're not expensive. Anything ...


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The HP Smart Array E200i controller does not support the no-battery cache override option like newer HP controllers. Replace the battery on the controller. You can leverage warranty (unlikely, due to the server's age), buy a part from eBay or another HP parts reseller. Don't buy new. The ML350 G5 is an old system, mainly sold from 2005-2008. It's useful ...


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Does anyone know how any of the above things are done? Please don't, when you sign up to this site it states pretty clearly that this site is for professional sysadmins - we do things professionally and the idea of enabling a hardware cache without some form of backup horrifies me and I'm sure many other SF members - so please don't. No idea where you ...


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On some controllers there's an option to have a non-battery backed write cache, which you will be able to see by connecting to your RAID controller and seeing if it's an option. If it isn't an option for your controller, you may want to Google a bit and see if it's available in a later firmware version. Anything relating to the hard drives is irrelevant to ...


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You're late to the game. Ideally you'd have your own retail site, in addition to a presence on eBay. But why would someone buy from you when Tier-1 manufacturers already sell refurbished equipment?


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The project manager has denied my request for a larger outage window. The proposed procedure outlined in the question worked well in testing. The downtime was under 20 minutes. I used the hpacucli utility to monitor the progress on the G7 and then the Gen8, it was very useful for this. I've yet to do this in anger but as stated this has worked well in ...


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Two things. You don't need any additional cables to do this. Just connect the SAS SFF-8087 cables currently linked to the motherboard RAID controller to your add-in LSI-9211-8i card. The Smart Array P420i controller with current firmware has a JBOD mode that can be set with the hpssacli utility. modify [hbamode=on|off|?] Turning on HBA Mode will ...


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The vast majority of 2.5" drives you'll see for ProLiants will fit in systems from G5-G7. However, Gen8 and newer HP servers use a different disk form-factor. The OP should post a photo or part or part number of the drive in question. G5 disk on left. Gen8 disk on right.


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according to the quick specs Up to eight SFF (2.5") or six LFF (3.5") Hot Plug Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) or Serial-ATA (SATA) hard drives Maximum of 6TB of internal storage capacity (using Hot-Plug SATA drives) and to your description, looks like they fit.


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I did same mistake few months ago, deleted array on wrong server (ProLiant ML110 G7 with Smart Array B110i). 6 easy steps: Do byte-by-byte backup of first mirror. Recreate logical drive. Good thing of that recreation in my case was that it didn't resync physical disks. It touched only beginning of the disk, messed up partition table. Windows MFT and files ...



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