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Operating system in Blade server/Rack server?

I am trying to understand blade servers and rack servers, and how they work(and differ from desktop computers) I found one link for blade_server on hp's website. In the specification section, there is ...
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PowerEdge FX2s ram types

I have a PowerEdge FX2s modular server with two PowerEdge FC630 Blades. Does the RAM type in both blades need to be identical in terms of: 2133P / 2400T ? Ranks ? Module sizes symmetry ? I am new in ...
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Cannot disable DHCP on Debian 11

I have an IBM BladeCenter E with Debian 11 install on a blade server, and I am trying to set up the network with two interfaces (provided on each blade server): one for local network for NFS and one ...
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BL460c Gen9 "disconnected NIC", not connect until I reset OA

I have 3 C7000 blades enclosures that we used with BL460c Gen8 without any problems, but we are changing them for BL460c Gen9 and some blades don't connect it network until I reset OA. All blades are ...
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Is a blade server a cluster system or a multiprocessor system? [closed]

I'm reading the book "Operating Systems Concepts" by Silbershatz et al. and I'm a bit confused about blade servers, in section 1.3.2, blade servers are classified under "multiprocessor ...
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How do we isolate the operating system from accessing the IPMI interfaces on Supermicro MBI-6219G-T blade servers?

We have managed Supermicro servers in the past which have independent IPMI/BMC network interfaces. These IPMI interfaces are all connected to separate VLANS. With those servers the operating system ...
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Control or reduce fan speed of Dell R820

I recently bought Dell R820 from Amazon. It has 192gb of RAM, 4x Xeon CPUs but Dell Idrac is not working anymore after update firmware from OS. Fan's go full blast and it's very noisy. I tried all ...
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c7000 - 1GB Ethernet Pass-Thru

I cant get the BL460c Gen 8 to work with the 1GB Ethernet Pass-Thru non of the ports are mapped or lighting up.
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Issues with HP BL460c Gen8 - wrong processor(s) and memory showing? [duplicate]

I have searched all the posts possible (dip switch resets 1,5,6 etc) and reset via removal of Battery for days, still no good solution. I bought a matched pair of Xeon E5-2650V2 2.60 GHz for each ...
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Unable to boot unexpected NMI at 0012:7AA3

I have an old IBM blade built in 2005. It is the HS20 blade. Currently, the boot screen of the blade is reporting a NMI fault at 0012:7AA3. The blade then fails at booting and restarts only to ...
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Is it possible to link more than 7 HP blade enclosures (c7000)?

I have 4 enclosures c7000 per rack. All enclosures inside a rack are interlinked. I log into the first enclosure of a rack and can oversee all interlinked too. Is it possible to interlink more than 7 ...
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XenServer 7.2 Hot Fix - Can only apply to Pool not Individual Hosts

I'm running xenserver 7.2 on a few M620 blade servers. I'm trying to apply XS72E004 and 005 patches. I go to the notification section and select Download/Install next to each patch. I have a pool ...
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Delete all user accounts in HP blade server using hponcfg and RIBCL

I need to remove all existing user accounts and configuration from iLO2 on many old HP blade servers. As far as can do config/log clearance with hponcfg <bay number> << EOF and pasting my ...
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What do I need to run a Dell PowerEdge M910 Blade server at home? [closed]

The Dell PowerEdge M910 is a powerful blade sever (up to 32 Xeon CPU cores) and I found it at a very low price. However, I'd like to make sure there is a way to run it at home (without all the ...
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What's the purpose of local storage hdd in Blade servers with virtualization?

I'm designing lab with a Dell M1000e and 3 M620 blade servers. Each blade server has 2 local HDD of 130GB on RAID 1. My first attempt is to install ESXi in an SD card or USB key so my local storage ...
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Setting HP iLO Name

I need to change the iLO names that show up in "show server list" per client request. The methodology I currently use is very slow (~25 minutes per chassis). connect server N set /system1 ...
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Going the colocation route - Thoughts or suggestions on plan?

We currently host around 200 customers website with cpanel at a datacenter we rent dedicated servers from. We also host two sites that do around 5 to 6m unique a day, which is distributed across 3 ...
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Blade Server Networking Connectivity Solution

We are looking at purchasing 4 of the Dell M1000e Blade Chassis', along with 16x Half Height Servers in each. For our LAN Connection, we are looking at 2x MXL 10/40 GbE IO's per Chassis. From my ...
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Virtual Connect Manager UI is broken for HP C7000

My business is using an HP C7000 enclosure. We had an ethernet mezzanine module fail last week which caused our entire production network to go down. Through the process of attempting to resolve this ...
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Are Rack-Servers always loud? [closed]

So, I'm thinking about getting a rack server (one blade) at home for stuff like gameserver, rendering, webserver, cloud etc but I'm worried about the loudness of the fans. I've only seen one single ...
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Is there a way to slow down a processor to a specific speed?

We have some Sun Blade T6320s Servers that run on Sparc 64-bit UltraSparc T2 processors. We recently found out that the 2nd generation of these servers have a faster processor speed (1415 MHz) than ...
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Stripe SSDs for Host cache in VMWare

I have some blades that management purchased some SSD's to do host caching. Currently, we have raid 1 SD cards for our hypervisor. I need to add these SSD's in raid 0 so they can quickly host cache. ...
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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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Dell m610 server error The system board Current Latch current is outside of the allowable range [closed]

we have Dell m1000e blase system with 16x m610 servers, we have a frequent error with radom servers. The system board Current Latch current is outside of the allowable range. The system board fail-...
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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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Intel modular server - blinking yellow led - clear,confirm the warning

Masters, Today we got tow warning from intel modular server, as you see below. How to clear this warning and how to stop warning led blinking? (i'm sure there is no problem, but can't clear/confirm ...
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Ping buffer size and time to respond on Windows HP Blade

I can see different time to respond when using large ping buffer size for one of our HP Blade servers. When using default buffer size, time to respond is the same on all servers. As a first step to ...
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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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HP Blade System Won't Come Up [closed]

I recently asked a question on here regarding our HP Onboard Administrator not responding in a C7000 Blade Enclosure. I was advised it was faulty and after contacting our 3rd line support company was ...
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How does Mezzanine network ports map to Blades Chasis?

We have Dell M420 Blades with Dell M1000e chasiss ,the backplane has four dell pass-through switches . On M420 we have Mezzanine card with 4 ethernet ports - From CMC i see that those Mezzanine 4 ...
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How to make a bunch of blades boot and read from a same image without having to have local disks?

I'm kind of a scientific computing (much focus on fast CPUs for distributing big computations like physics simulations and algorithm optimizations, signal and image and video processing and so on) ...
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RAID configuration of a Sun Blade X6270 M2 Server Module

One Sun Blade X6270 M2 server module has four 146GB disks, but the running RHEL5-x64 O.S. finds only a 146GB disk. I guess two from the four disks are a RAID 1 volume -- the one found by O.S; and the ...
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HP Blade System 7000 - Fans About to Take Off

We've noticed lately that our HP Blade System 7000 sounds like it's going to take off. The top 2 PSU on the right are incredibly loud and blowing out significantly more air than the 2 to the left or ...
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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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Migration of Win OS between two blade servers

Hi we have a Physical or blade server where we have installed win server 2008. It's configuration has 256Gb RAM. I wanted to know can we migrate the existing server along with OS to another 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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Dell Blade Server 'Voltage is outside of the allowable range'?

I have 16 Dell M610 blades running in an M1000E chassis, all has been fine since they were installed. However I have just been made aware of the following error messages in the DRAC on one of the ...
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Blade server processor [closed]

I need to know that if I have a blade server with 4 quad core processors, then is it possible to use each processor individually in a way that to install 4 OS on the same server (without using ...
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what is the plug-in for Firefox in order to access the HP blade center [closed]

I work with HP_blade center machine , Type - C7000 Enclosure G3 In the HP blade center I have couple of HW machines with Linux red-hat OS I have successfully access to the HP integrated management ...
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4X10GB Bonded NIC - only producing 4-5GB throughput

I have Two HPBL685c G6 blade servers running Ubuntu 15.04 Each server has 4X10GB NIC 2x10GB NIC are connected to a single VirtualConnect 10/10G Ethernet module The other 2x10GB NIC are connected to a ...
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How to install VMware 5.5 and higher on HP BL460c G6

I have an HP ProLiant BL460c G6 with the HP NC532i Dual Port 10Gbe BL-c Adapter installed. VMware won't install on this machine stating the network device is not found. This happens with both the ...
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Which RAM slots corresponds to CPU 1 on HP ProLiant BL460c G6

I have this server with 2 CPUs and 12 DIMMs. All slots are occupied. I need to change a faulty memory module. I know it's in the slot 3 (E) of the CPU 1. And here comes my question since I haven't ...
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Dell Blade server Networking fundamentals?

i'm planing to purchase Dell m1000e blade server, if i want to connect the server to a SAN server via Fibre Channel Blade Switch Modules should i install fiber channel host bus adapter (mezzanine card)...
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How is NUMBER_OF_PROCESSORS env variable generated?

I have a couple of HP BL460Cs that are being tested to determine which processor we want to go with when we start upgrading our equipment, and there's a problem with this environment variable on one ...
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configure power restore policy HP ProLiant BL2x220c G6 [closed]

After each reboot my server automatically powers on: Power Overload : false Power Interlock : inactive Main Power Fault : false Power Control Fault : false **Power Restore Policy : ...
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Blade server backplane wiring [closed]

Are there any blade server enclosures which have hard wired network lines on the backplane? I want be able to have separate female ethernet connectors for the NIC on every blade server in the ...
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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 website)....
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Is the installation order for Dell blades firmware updates important?

This weekend, we're going to be upgrading the firmware on our Dell Blades. We've complied a list of components and relative importance (i.e. Urgent, Recommended, Optional). My question is: does the ...
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