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Unable to access a partition on a SAS LUN on Windows

Let me start of by saying, I have no clue what I am doing in regards to using this Dell PowerVault MD3400. It was setup long before I arrived at the company and everyone who was involved with the ...
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Dell R410 Server Not Recognizing SATA Drives in BIOS

My company recently purchased a Dell R410 server, and I encountered an issue where my SATA drives are not recognized by the BIOS. I entered the BIOS setup, set the SATA mode to AHCI, and disabled RAID ...
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Writeback cache mirroring on Dell Unity 380F

It appears that described below behaviour leads to slow performance of synchronous writes for our database systems. https://www.delltechnologies.com/asset/en-us/products/storage/industry-market/h15162-...
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Convert from Spinning drives to SSD on PERC H700 RAID 1

I have a Dell R510 running a PERC H700 Hardware RAID controller, with 2 2.5" 1TB HDs in a RAID 1 configuation for the OS, and 12 3.5" 2TB HDs in a RAID5 config for a data filesystem. I have ...
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Install an NVMe SSD on a Dell Precision 5820 tower

I have a Dell Precision 5820 tower that came with 2 NVMe SSD disks on the FlexBay (the front compartment). I have been talking to Technical Support in my country (Spain) to find out how to install a ...
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Dell PowerEdge R7525 + Nvidia A16

We have a PowerEdge R7525 server with nvidia A16 graphics card on debian 11. But we have about 50% lower gpu performance than other servers. I suspect it's the missing "Above 4G decoding" ...
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Does VM machine can replace physical machine,

We have 254 Physical servers when all machines are DELL servers R740. servers are part of Hadoop cluster. most of them are holding HDFS filesystem and data node & node manager services, part of ...
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Dell PVT-132T Tape Drive Install Assistance

OS: Windows 2012 R2 all current updates are installed. Server: Dell R710 I have an ancient Dell PVT-132T Tape Library. In the Device Manager I see the Medium Changer Device but missing the Tape Drive ...
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Dell iDrac SNMP information

Trying to get basic server information out of iDrac's SNMP protocol, I've run a full SNMP walk, then tried filtering. In neither of the two does it give me anymore information other than the iDrac NIC,...
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A Dell R710 server in UEFI boot mode is not displaying the grub menu

I have a Dell R170 server with Ubuntu installed on it. It is in UEFI boot mode. The system boots properly. I have configured /etc/default/grub with options that should make it display the grub menu ...
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Multiple drives fail in Dell R730xd when partitioned

I have a used (new to me) Dell R730xd running 2 virtual disks. The first consists of 2x 600GB drives in RAID 1 and the second consists of 10x 6TB drives in RAID 10. The first virtual drive works fine ...
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How to stop OpenManage Enterprise from automatically checking firmware compliance?

I created some Firmware/Driver Compliance Baselines and OpenManage automatically runs them periodically. I want to run the compliance checks in a manual way. How can I disable the auto run?
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After disk reinstallation 2 disks in RAID1 became foreign // PowerEdge r720

I'm a newbie in DELL servers, so need your advice. First of all, we have PowerEdge r720 with 4 HDDs, two 2TB SAS with RAID 1 and two SAS 1TB in RAID 1 too. After the 1 of the HDD was plugged out and ...
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RAID10 with 2 failed drives

I have 4 disks in a raid10 array into a dell server. 2 drives are failed right now. The failed drives are not in the same group (1+2 and 3+4), drives failed are 2 and 3. The server is still running, ...
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Why does my Dell server BIOS asks for the BIOS password during a regular reboot?

I have a Dell PowerEdge T350 server. I enabled TPM and Secure Boot as well. For these I needed to specify a BIOS password (which I would have done anyway). What startles me is that the server keeps ...
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How can I boot using Ansible on an Dell iDRAC9 server from an iso that's located on a remote server?

I have this playbook that what I'm trying to do it's to install CentOS using Ansible and Redfish, I don't want to use any modules, I'll install the CentOS on multiple Dell iDRAC9 servers and I'm ...
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Dell R720 Memory Configuration [closed]

I have an R720 with 2x E5-2650 v2, 8x8Gb Single Rank RDIMMs and 8x8Gb Dual Rank RDIMMs. I´m not sure how to install the DIMMs I´ve read that single ranks are faster than dual ranks so should I ...
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Is it a bug that Dell's iDRAC uses certificate subject "idrac-SVCTAG"?

Connecting to a Dell PowerEdge R7415 server using IDRAC 9 (Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller), I see that the default certificate's subject is "idrac-SVCTAG". So all similar Dell ...
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Dell DCU-Cli.exe missing after upgrading to universal update 4.7.1

I have a problem with the Dell update tools. Up until now I've been pushing out a combination of Dell Update and Dell Command | update to end up with both a The latest Dell Update Universal, version 4....
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dell R730xd disk size less then total disk size after raid 0

On my R730xd, I have 6x1TB and 20x 300GB HDDs. That should give me about 12TB. But after I do the raid setup I am left with a 6.8 TB disk? I am doing raid 0 because I don't plan on storing anything ...
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Is it possible to disable and re-enable on-board PCI devices in Linux?

So as the title suggests, Is there a way I can disable and re-enable PCI devices or on-board devices on Linux using Terminal like the disable and enable device functions in Windows' Device Manager. I ...
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R420 iDRAC7 not working when server off

I have Dell R420 with iDRAC enterprise in my home lab however I don't have a dedicated management interface, it is using one of the onboard NICs for that. However when I shutdown the system both ...
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How are Serial Communications designed to be connected virtually on Dell PowerEdge 12th generation servers?

Im trying to figure out what exactly can be configured by the first three settings on Dell PowerEdge R720 Server BIOS's Serial Communications Screen. Let me explain what (I think) I have understood: ...
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RHEL 7.9 and OS compatibility with DELL server GEN 15 PowerEdge

we want to purchase the dell servers Gen 15 machines , total machines should be around 85 servers these servers should used for Hadoop cluster as data-node machines and the OS should be RHEL 7.9 ...
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RAM placement issue on R710

I have 16GB RAMs, each 2GB. I don't know how to place them in order. Please help me out. It shows error when I go to System Setup about DIMMs being incorrect.
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Dell S5296F-ON: Are there any logs which can tell why so many dropped packets?

The Dell switch model info: # show version Dell EMC Networking OS10 Enterprise Copyright (c) 1999-2021 by Dell Inc. All Rights Reserved. OS Version: 10.5.2.3 Build Version: 10.5.2.3.316 Build Time: ...
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Is it possible to set up R730xd split zoning with HBA330 + PERC rather than 2x PERC?

For an r730xd configured with split zoning backplane (not the flex bay, im talking a 4/20 split zoning of the main backplane with the flex zone option) is it a supported configuration to use (for ...
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iDRAC9: The disk ID returned by "get storage.physicalDisk" cannot be recognized for boot sequence

I'm using iDRAC9 (v5.10.10.00) on PowerEdge R750. get storage.physicalDisk shows it has a disk AHCI.SL.6-1: racadm>> get storage.physicalDisk Storage.physicalDisk.1 [Key=Disk.Bay.0:Enclosure....
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Identify Dell FX2 blade location via Redfish?

I would like to identify the location of a particular blade within a Dell FX2 chassis using Redfish. I've looked in: /redfish/v1/Systems/System.Embedded.1 /redfish/v1/Chassis/System.Embedded.1 /...
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Dell iDRAC on dedicated NIC not accessible from the server itself

I have a Dell PE R720xd server with an enterprise iDRAC license. I have iDRAC configured to use the dedicated NIC. I can access iDRAC from anywhere except the actual server itself. I could ...
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Raid 5 with hot spare (17+1) somehow became Raid 5 without hot spare (18 + 0)? (Dell Poweredge T640)

So recently we have been having strange RAID storage server issues. The most recent issue I have no idea what could be going on. config is Raid 5; 17 + 1 (17 disk volume + 1 dedicated hot spare) A ...
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RAIDCORE Configuration SCSI Processor Device - Driver - After Instalation - DELL T150

I have purchased a DELL PowerEdge T150 server. During the installation of Windows (Microsoft Windows Server 2022 Standard, Version: 10.0.20348 Build 20348), Installer did not see a matrix with disks. ...
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Dell PowerEdge R410 freezing up

A PowerEdge R410 that was working fine for years started freezing up last week. It's running Ubuntu 20.04 and sometimes it will come back. When it did on a most recent freeze, the dmesg log shows the ...
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What's eHTML5 in Dell iDRAC's virtual consoel plugin types?

Dell's PowerEdge R6525 iDRAC9 has the following virtual console types: ActiveX Java HTML5 eHTML5 I Googled and all eHTML5 results relate to Dell but found no definition of eHTML5.
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Exchange not truncating Transaction Logs after successful Full-Backup

I'm using Dell Avamar native Exchange Agent to Full-Backup the Databases on a Stand-Alone Exchange 2013 Server (latest updates and patches). It uses VSS. It's not an Agent issue, since at the end of ...
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Dell Equallogic PS 6210 is not Booting up After Power Outage

Our EqualLogic PS 6210 is not booting up properly after the power outage, unfortunately it is not under warranty We can power it on, the disks are blinking and both controller is powered on (but ...
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Trying to convert a Dell T420 Single Drive to Redundant. Looking for validating my steps

I have a Dell T420 and read different ways to upgrade it to redundant PSU's. Details I saw on Dell's website a thread where a user asked how to upgrade to a redundant PSU versus the single 550psu. ...
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Dell PERC H750 compatibility with Debian

I've been using Debian on Dell servers for many years. For a long time I've been using the PERC H730P RAID controller, which is well supported by utilities like MegaCLI. Recently I've bought a R440 ...
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Get transceiver informations through SNMP on Dell switch

From Dell PowerSwitch N4000 Series, I want to get information about transceiver through SNMP, like Wavelength, Receive Power Example: # show interfaces tengigabitethernet 1/0/5 transceiver detail ...
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DELL VRTX - M620 Blade - Both NICs "Unidentified Network"

I have a DELL VRTX with two M620 Blades. I have an issue with one of the Blades. Both NICs come up with "Unidentified network". I got the server 2.5 years ago and run Hyper-V on the Blades. ...
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Amber light on Powervault md3060e

While doing maintenance on another server I noticed an amber light on one draw of a Powervault md3060e (linked to a Poweredge r720d). There is no amber light for the drives of the draw. Every drives ...
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DELL R320, Xeon E5-2450 v1, Oracle Linux 8 marks clocksource 'tsc' as unstable, random crashes under load

I recently acquired used Dell R320 with Xeon E5-2450 v1, all firmware's are updated to most recent versions using Lifecycle controller. On boot dmesg reports: microcode: microcode updated early to ...
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iDRAC not working at all

I have a Dell PowerEdge R620, and I figured it could use a firmware update. I updated the BIOS (to version 2.9.0) without any problems, and then I booted off of the platform-specific ISO (version 21....
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Recovering data from a Dell MD3220 array after both controllers have databases that were corrupt

I have been working on trying to restore data from an array created on a Dell MD3220 PowerVault storage unit. On the phone with Dell and another support group for weeks now and running into brick ...
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Can I use HD directly in SATA with Dell T440 Server?

Can i connect hd with operating system directly to SATA motherboard? It has a hot plug front panel, but I intend to plug the hard drive directly into the motherboard's SATA
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Dell R530 Broadcom NetXtreme tg3 nic limited to 12 MBytes/sec

I have an older Dell R530: Manufacturer Dell Inc. Model PowerEdge R530 CPU 16 CPUs x Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2630 v3 @ 2.40GHz Memory 63.78 GB it has 8 NIC's, 3 of which are tg3, Broadcom ...
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Safe to do firmware updates for multiple items at same time using SUU on Dell server?

I've run SUU on an older production server that I recently became responsible for (PowerEdge R730) and it has many different firmware updates listed. Is it save to just click the upgrade button or ...
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what are the risks when mixing different DELL servers and how to know supported rhel versions

we are using the following DELL servers and this server is part of the cluster SERVER - R730 we want to add new servers as R740 to our cluster ( R740 is with Intel Xeon Silver 4110 8c Processor) so ...
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Dell Compellent clock skew too great

I received this alert from our Dell Compellent SC200: " Alert created on controller '12345' for object [internal ref: 'Global '] - [ProgressionTime]: Some Data Progression features, such as RAID ...
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10gig link transfer speed slow between dell chassis m1000e blades

I have a dell chassis m1000e. All blades are connected internally with Dellm8024 10gbit switch. I've SSD on blades. However, when i am testing the speed between the blades the maximum speed size is ...
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