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May
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awarded  Inquisitive
May
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answered Multiple Processors and Ram
May
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comment Storage Spaces 2012 R2 - can you 'lie' about SSD/HDD tiers?
Thanks for this, I suspected that there were no checks but I wasn't certain, thank you very much.
May
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asked Storage Spaces 2012 R2 - can you 'lie' about SSD/HDD tiers?
May
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comment ESXi very slow with WD reds
Wow - Reds, Microserver, ESXi, RAID 0 - please read the help pages for this site again before posting here - this site is here for professional sysadmins.
May
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comment HP c3000 chassis to HP c7000 chassis swap
No problem Harold - just out of interest whereabouts are you in the world? some people may have some spare parts/blades if you were close you see.
May
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comment NAS RAID5 & Crash Scenarios
I wish you weren't right, wonder how many are from the last decade though, I was an R5 user for a long time - they were called the nineties!
May
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comment NAS RAID5 & Crash Scenarios
Yep, just checked my watch, it's definitely 2015 - not the era of R5 I'm afraid, in fact I think we should start banning any questions about R5 - it's like people don't want to keep their data!
May
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awarded  Yearling
May
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comment “I/O Error Occurred” in vSphere Client 4.1 uploading to datastore
Glad you're happy now
Apr
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comment Adding extra IP to NIC causes connectivity issues for main IP (Win Server 2012 / IIS)
Thanks for the 'route print' but it's meaningless without the 'ipconfig /all'
Apr
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comment Adding extra IP to NIC causes connectivity issues for main IP (Win Server 2012 / IIS)
"could this be VMware related" - no, ESXi has vSwitches and they're just that - switches, layer 2 devices, so they can't (unless very oddly configured) have anything to do with IP (a layer 3 protocol) - show us the output of 'ipconfig /all' and 'route print'
Apr
30
comment Server memory upgrade of IBM servers - can I use non IBM memory?
Certainly there are cases where you have had to use vendor memory and that's still the case for disks on many systems but often you can use OEM memory of the exact same spec and it'll work fine - could void any warranty however.
Apr
30
comment How Apache knows which domain content to be delivered
As we make VERY clear when you sign up this site is not for beginners.
Apr
29
revised HP 420i disk controller in Gen8 ProLiant fails to detect third-party disks
Fixed all manner of ill-considered opinions.
Apr
29
comment Video memory required for desktop virtualization
You post shows a lack of understanding of virtual hardware, you don't mention a specific hypervisor, the question lacks detail and you don't have a server with 32GB of video memory I'm sorry. Basically this feels like the question of a beginner and this site isn't for beginners. That was my reason anyway, can't speak for others.
Apr
29
comment Video memory required for desktop virtualization
No idea why someone downvoted your answer Thomas, it's correct for all cases unless you need 3D accelerated virtual GPUs.
Apr
29
comment Email storage server - NAS or SAN?
Even so in the middle of the front page it says "Our community is defined by a specific set of topics in the help center; please stick to those topics" with a link to the help center.
Apr
29
comment Email storage server - NAS or SAN?
Why would you just ignore the text we put right in front of you when you sign up for this site stating what we do cover here and what we don't (this included recommendations, as they change over time)?
Apr
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comment RAID5 rescue with LVM2 running on it
Not an answer but for quite a few years it's been considered 'worst practice' to use RAID 5 at all and especially on 1TB disks or larger. The reason is dull and maths based but in a large R5 array when you have to replace a single disk you're essentially guaranteeing to introduce an unrecoverable read-error - there's LOTS about this on this site but generally we only recommend R1/10 and R6/60. Sorry to moan about this but I thought you'd be interested. Hope someone here can help.