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Dell is a manufacturer of computer and networking equipment, for both SOHO and enterprise usage. In addition, Dell also offers consulting services. This is a generic tag to be used when no more specific tags are available.

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Dell poweredge t410 & Nvidia graphics card [closed]

Hi i see this question has been asked and answered already but I'm not able to ask the original creator of this question. so thought id ask here. PowerEdge T410 with GeForce GTX 970 - Independent ...
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How can I add a single SAS drive to a Perc H700 on Dell R310 server WITHOUT loosing the data on it?

On a Dell R310 server with Perc H700 RAID controller. I have 1 virtual disk configured as Raid 1 but with only 1 physical SAS disk attached and the other missing. This virtual disk has been ...
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Using the Dell open manage plugin with Nagios Core; fails to find server

I'm trying to monitor a Dell R730 server using the Dell OpenManage Plugin (https://www.dell.com/support/article/uk/en/ukbsdt1/sln311076/dell-emc-openmanage-plug-in-for-nagios-core?lang=en). I've got ...
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Which type of failures I could face with ZFS over multiple RAID-0 drives?

I'm building Proxmox VE on Dell R820, as a Perc H710 card does not support path-through or JBOD modes. I've made a division to enable RAID-0 on 14x 1.0TB SAS drives for zfs storage and RAID-1 of 2x ...
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How to upgrade iDRAC firmware and BIOS of Dell PowerEdge R510?

I have a Dell PowerEdge R510 with iDRAC Enterprise: System Model: PowerEdge R510 System Revision: II Service Tag: 70BMGS1 Express Service Code: 15257000305 BIOS Version: 1.8.2 Firmware Version: 1....
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Online capacity expansion of RAID10 on PERC H830 Unavailable

Per updates notes on Firmware ver 25.3.0.0016 (link), the PERC H830 now supports online capacity expansion (OCE) of RAID10 volumes with less than 32 disks. Our card is at firmware 25.5.x. We have ...
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Disabling JBOD mode from command line for LSI (Dell H330)

I'm unable to disable JBOD mode on H330 (dell): I've tried: megacli -AdpSetProp -EnableJBOD -0 -a0 Adapter 0: Failed to Set Adapter Properties. megacli -CfgClr -a0 Adapter 0: Failed to Clear ...
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Dell CS24-NV7 - SYS led

knows anyone CS24-NV7 servers bit "deeper" ? There is SYS led on front panel (Green/Amber) and seems this led is controller by BMC. Know anyone function of this led ? I asking because I have 3 x CS24-...
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Poweredge R330 Fan Noise [closed]

I have just purchased and installed a Dell Poweredge R330 in my office and it's a little noisy for my liking. I have spent the day searching and tried lots of different things but none seem to make a ...
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How to Migrate from Raid 0 to Raid 5. Dell Server t430

I have a Dell PowerEdge T430 Server with Windows Server 2016. The point is that now it's configured as a raid 0, and the client wants to change it to a Raid 5. I am afraid as if changing this could ...
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Dell Motherboard failures - condensation?

Since April 2018 I've had multiple motherboard failure on my Dell servers (at least 12). We've operated dell servers in this location for over 20 years without a problem. Since April however its been ...
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Dell Perc 6i - Move cable to other port, keep Virtual Drive?

Quick question. I have a Dell Perc 6i RAID controller and need to move the port cable from A to B (cable length issues). Can I just move the connector over and keep the RAID? Or will I have to ...
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Dell R710 RAID1 with SATA drives

I've slightly messed up with the purchase of a 2nd hand server (Dell R710) and need a little assistance. I had (wrongly) assumed that the server had RAID controller but it hasn't, so I need some help ...
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Nmap Performance Mass Scanning SSL/TLS Certificate Data

Is Nmap built to use all of the available resources eg. in a server such as Dell PowerEdge T620 Server Xeon 16 Core 2.6GHz 128GB RAM with connectivity to both network ports? Basically, would the ...
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Disable Dell BIOS prompts that block booting until acknowledged

Is there a way to disable the popups that block booting in the BIOS. Specifically for blocking and waiting for a human to acknowledge that a stick of memory has failed, a foreign disk is present, or ...
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CPU temp - Dell vs Intel

I'm troubleshooting a DELL PowerEdge M630 (VRTX). I see CPU temp reaching at least as high as 74C. Dell says it is good until 85C. I looked up the CPU specs on Intel's site, and they say 74C is the ...
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Dell R610 Cannot create VD with disks

I'm having an issue adding some additional drives to my Dell R610. I first tried using a few HGST 600gb sas drives model: HUC106060css600 I then tried to use a few HGST 600gb sas drives model: ...
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Will exchanging a disk between two Dell Powervault MD1000s lead to data loss?

I have 2 servers, each with a Dell Powervault MD1000. I would like to take one disk from the first Powervault and relocate it to the second Powervault. When I reboot the server, enter the perc ...
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Reset Dell IDRAC 8

I recently imported a wrong SSL Certificate onto our IDRAC, now I get the following message on any computer when trying to log onto the console. How can I delete out the custom SSL certificate or ...
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Fans on Dell R710 go max after card added

I have a few Dell R710 servers, they have been working great for years. I just added an H800 raid controller to one, and it immediately cranked the fan speed to max and locked it there. All the BIOS ...
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Do all Dell r520s allow for 8 drives?

I noticed there are some models that only have 4 bays available and have the other 4 protected by plastic... Picture of Dell r520 Can you still transform these into 8 bay servers? Why do some of ...
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DELL R320 High Temp/Throttling

I cannot find the info I'm looking for on the Dell site after a brief look. I'm investigating a sluggish server and have discovered the following during the time the alerts were raised in the log of a ...
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What is the Industry Best Practice for Updating Dell Drivers ? [closed]

Is it ok to upgrade to latest drivers whenever we provide it to end-user ? or we should keep the Drivers with OS which has been shipped by Dell along with OS Kindly suggest if there is any document ...
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Add drive into a new bay as replacement of failed drive in RAID5 - Dell T610, PERC 6/i

I have Dell T610 with PERC6/i controller (on Windows 2012 R2). It is running RAID 5 array consisting of 4 drives (bay: 0,1,2,3). Recently disk in bay:2 failed. So we have sourced a replacement but ...
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Dell PowerEdge R430 temperature snmp

There is a Dell PowerEdge R430 server where I would like to monitor the inlet temperature via snmp. Can someone tell me the according oid? Thank you!
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PowerEdge T20 boots to linux without POST

I have a PowerEdge T20 with Arch Linux installed. I rebooted to try to boot from a USB disk, but the system enters Gnome desktop without showing any POST screen. I have an old 17" monitor that I'm ...
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Dell PowerEdge RAID controller: Configuration of NVRAM and drives mismatch(Normal mismatch)

The question is what is the reason of this problem and how can i solve it without losing data on disk When server boots the following messages appears: bios of raid controller configuration of disk
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How do Quest NetVault and AppAssure relate?

I am at a new job where NetVault and AppAssure are being used. At first, I thought we just used NetVault for backups, but I noticed that NetVault is doing nothing but backing up a folder. Within this ...
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vFlash on PowerEdge R630 w/ 10-bay chassis

I have a PowerEdge R630 w/ a 10-bay chassis. I've ordered an IDSDM with dual SDcards for the primary operating system boot and root volumes. I also see an SDcard slot on the backplane. Is this the ...
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Drop-in replacement of Dell H330 controller with H730(P)

I am (slowly) upgrading some Dell servers. One of these has a H330 PERC controller which is quite slow (no cache, etc.). So I'm considering upgrading it to a H730P. It is a secondary server with two ...
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Xenserver 7 does not see new raid array just added on Dell R710 server

I have a question regarding how Xenserver 7.0 sees and add local storage raid arrays from a Dell R710 server. Originally, the server came with a raid 5 setup of 4 hard drives, for a total of 800GB of ...
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Weird networking behavior with a gateway between a switch and CMC module, on Dell VRTX equipment. Am I doing something wrong?

Network Diagram: Here's the simplest way I know how to explain how the internal networking of this Dell VRTX works. So, you have your 4 blades and your network switch module that have integrated ...
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Confusion over RAID controllers for Dell R620 - what will work?

I have a (remotely located) R620 server with an H310 PERC controller (Described as "405-1110 : H310 Adapter, low profile", part R1DNH - What I've got is definitely a PCIE card. First question - What ...
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Dell Poweredge 2900 can't find drives nor raidcard

I have a Dell power-edge 2900 server and I want to install windows server 2012 r2, but for some reason the server will not detect the hard drives. I am not so experienced with servers which is the ...
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Can I replace a drive with a slightly smaller one in a RAID5 array?

I've got an ancient Dell server with 4 disks in RAID 5. One has become faulty and needs to be replaced. I ordered an identical model drive but when it arrived it is slightly smaller. The RAID ...
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Configuring a DELL storage array with both controllers set to the same address

I've gotten hold of a used Dell PowerVault MD1000 with two MD3000i (aka AMP01) controllers, both of which are configured to the same address. However my attempts to configure them - or indeed perform ...
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Dell R610, Perc 6/i SSD SATA drive slow speed

Before buying an SSD for the server I've tried to use SSD from my notebook: SSD disk (TRANSCEND 2.5" SSD370S 128 gb SATA III MLC TS128GSSD370S) has speed at my notebook 350-400 MB/s. I installed it ...
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RAID5 FOREIGN DRIVE ISSUE [closed]

I have Dell PowerEdge R620 Server on which Vmware Esxi host is running but yesterday 2 HDD showing missing and foreign state. Dell powerEdge R620 Foreign configuration found on adapter. Press any ...
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Powervault: MD1200 EMMs in an MD3200 enclosure?

I have two MD1200 EMMs (Dell part #3DJRJ). Can I use them in an MD3200 enclosure (which is available at an economical price than an MD1200 enclosure). If it would work, would I lose any functionality?...
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Dell R710 possible to change form factor?

I can't seem to get a straight answer about this question. I recently purchased a used R710, but I misread the description for the form factor and received the 8 x 2.5" SAS configuration. I want ...
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how to parse temperature data from Esxi server [duplicate]

I need to parse temperature data from esxi servers, to db for visualization the server room stats. I have 3 servers running esxi 6.5 IBM System x3250 M3 IBM IBM System x3550 M4 Server ...
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Connect a pre-configured Dell Powervault to a Poweredge server

I have a Dell Poweredge (R310) connected to two Powervaults (MD1200). The Poweredge has failed leaving me unable to access the data on the Powervaults. I have another Poweredge (R610) that is in ...
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dell c6220 ACPI power soft-off

On a Dell C6220 server with 4 nodes it occurs from time to time that all 4 nodes are powered off. It seems to happen when there is a slight power fluctuation (despite there being an UPS on both power ...
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Updating broadcom NIC drivers on a Dell Poweredge R430

I've got a couple of Dell Poweredge R430 hypervisors that have Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet NIC's. I've never updated the drivers on these NIC's away from those which the OS installed... They ...
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Bitlocker not auto-unlocking C: drive on server 2008 R2

Here's the scenario. We'got a Dell PE T110 (I know, I know), that we've enabled Bitlocker via TPM. On reboots, it asks to re-enter the bitlocker key, and we have no idea why it's not auto-unlocking. ...
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Identifying the physical drive on a dell PowerEdge R320

We have a PowerEdge R320 with four drives and the front indicator panel is saying there is a fault on 'Bay 1 Drive 2'. There is an orange indicator blinking on the third drive from the left. I'm ...
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modprobe ipmi_devintf freezes, cannot be killed

I have a Dell C6100 running CentOS6 with some unusual IPMI issues. I wanted to use ipmitool to issue a cold reset to the BMC while the server is running. I installed ipmitool with no issues, but found ...
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Only one link comes up on dual PCIe 10-Gigabit card

Background A server running Ubuntu 16.04 Dell X520 (based on Intel's 82599) is connected via PCIe ixgbe driver was installed from here and comes up at boot Issue The card is recognized by the ...
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Failing Perc6i or Backplane?

I have a Dell R710. 6 drive config. (2) drives are RAID 1, (4) drives are RAID 5 Recently, on the RAID 5 side, one drive (#2) showed predictive failure LED sequence. I ordered a new drive and ...
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Issue in installing CentOS7 in Dell PowerEdge R640

We recently purchased a Dell R640 with Perc H740P Mini (Embedded) RAID controller. There are two 500GB SAS disks in RAID 1. When we tried to install CentOS7.2 (via cdrom) from our custom image, we ...