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where can I find the Specifications of a Blade Server? [duplicate]

how can I find the CPU and speed of a UCS B230 Blade server? The chassis that I have do not power on and I was wondering if there is another way to find the specifications of these servers (ie. serial ...
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Stand-alone Cisco switch in BladeCenter is un-pingable

After un-stacking a Cisco switch in my IBM blade center I can no longer ping the management IP I had configured on my management VLAN. The only item I see that changed is that the Bladecenter AMM ...
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What are the considerations which decide the server Dimensions in Rack Servers?

In a DataCenter, say a rack is 42U high. Some rack servers in that rack can be full-width and 1U high, while some servers can be half-width and 2U high. Yet others can be half-width, 1U, but double ...
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bladesystem c7000 power supply error

I have a hp blade system c7000 with six power supply connected. it turns on with critical error in power supply #1,2,5 and I can't see the power supply 1,4,6 in onboard administrator interface. I ...
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Retrieving blade/chassis (HP C7k) information from within the host through IPMI

On an HP C7000 blade enclosure with standard DL385's with up to date ILO2 (2.29); local (and remote) IPMI works splendidly for getting the usual temperatures, mac addresses, access to the console; ...
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HP C7000 alarms from blades via Onboard Administrator

HP Bladesystem (C7000) Onboard Administrator can report enclosure related hardware issues as SNMP traps. So there are alarms from PSUs, FANs etc. This does not work with blade's hardware (like faulty ...
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Connection speed between blades

a local company sponsored our university a bladecenter (HP c7000) equipped with 16 HP c460 blades. Our main issue is, that we don't know at which network speed the blades talk to each other. Our goal ...
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Moving HP BL460c and partnered D2220sb blades to new c7000 slots

I need to move a Bl460c Gen9 Server Blade with its partnered D2220sb Storage Blade (with RHEL OS and Apps already installed) from slots/bays 1 and 2 from the lab C7000 chassis to ANOTHER C7000 chassis ...
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Using a 1G Ethernet Pass-Thru with BL460C G7 blade?

I've installed a new G7 BL460C into my HP BladeSystem C7000 enclosure. I have not had a G7 before. In the enclosure I have two 1GB Ethernet Pass-Thru interconnect modules (406740-B21). I am able to ...
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Configure/Install the New Blade HP Proliant BL685c G7 in Blade server C7000 G7 server

I have a problem Installing the Blade HP Proliant BL685c G7 into the Blade server C7000 encloser G7. i want to install Windows server 2012 R2 on the new Blade but when i boot from the Bootable USB i ...
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How to determine M1000e CMC IP address from CLI of an installed blade?

I have a Dell M1000e enclosure hosting 16 Dell M620 blade servers. Each of the blade servers has it's own DRAC, accessible by its own IP. In addition, the two CMCs in an active/passive configuration ...
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XenServer - Removing Blade Server from Chassis

I've got to remove one of our PowerEdge M620 blade servers from our M1000e Chassis server to look at the hardware on the server, mainly the mezzanine card installed. Will removing the blade server ...
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Can HP blade server/any server units be run as stand alone workstation?

I am new to the Server Hardware world? My question is very basic and might be absurd. Since I haven't had the opportunity to work on blades yet. Can HP blade server units/any other blade server ...
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HP c3000 chassis to HP c7000 chassis swap

All, we currently have an HP c3000 chassis with 8 blade servers, two GbE2c Layer2/3 Ethernet Interconnects and two 3gb SAS Switch Interconnects. The Ethernet interconnects are our uplinks/trunks to ...
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Unable to close the LCD Display Panel on an HP C3000 blade chassis

The LCD display panel at one of our HP C3000 blade chassis is stuck and I am unable to close it. See the image below. I am somewhat reluctant to push harder, as I am afraid that I might do additional ...
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Does chassis mid-plane provide load balancing for power supply

I am new to blade chassis management, and i want to know what is the purpose of mid plane apart from connectivity. Does it provide load balancing among the power supplies. If so does that mean it ...
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How to get VmList from CiscoUCS?

We are using XML API to connect CiscoUCS Manager and get all the hardware components. We are in the requirement of getting all the VM deployed in the bladeServer. But not able to find these ...
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Probability of Blade Chassis Failure, Redundancy

Suppose I have a blade server HP C7000, with three blades. Q1. Is there any disaster recovery technique that provides redundancy between blades? If any one blade goes down the second should come up ...
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Rackmounting a tower chassis HP BLc3000 Blade System

Ok, so we have a HP BLc3000 that we are bringing in from a remote office to our central datacentre, its currently in its purchased tower / pedestal configuration (with the wheels and all that) Is it ...
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Probability of Blade Chassis Failure

In my organisation we are thinking about buying blade servers - instead of rack servers. Of course technology vendors also make them sound very nice. A concern, that I read very often in different ...
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Bladecenter-E Power Module fault [closed]

We have problem on IBM Bladecenter-E Critical Events Power module 2 is off. DC fault. Power module 4 is off. DC fault. Warnings and System Events Insufficient chassis power to ...
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sb40c storage blade troubleshooting

we have in our bladesystem c3000 (hp 469499-b21) a bl460c blade partnered with a sb40c storage blade as DAS. the bl460 is running diskless and the storage blade has 4 drives configured as raid 10 ...
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How do I convince Dell blades to PXE Boot

Scenario: Brand new Dell M610 blades. Connected to the network with a 10GE uplink into a Dell PowerConnect M6220 blade switch. DHCP server evidently working, as everything else boots / gets ...