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HPACUCLI shows logical drives not available. How to fix it?

since I need to copy some data from an old HP DL380 server, I decided to power on it after a long time. Unfortunately, I can't mount the RAID5 logical volume that is containing the data I need. So, in ...
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How can I increase my server space? [closed]

My website looks like this..(html version) is it an issue of space? it maybe full. Can you take a look and let me know what needs to be done? https://wizkidsclub.com/books/
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Zyxel NAS Server hard drive data recovery

I had a Zyxel NSA-325v2 NAS Server, however the server failed and I cannot connect to it anymore and now I am trying to recover the data, however I have no idea which disk format it used. Windows ...
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How to best setup SQL 2019 with 6 drives?

SQL 2019; Dell R710 2x2.93 GHz x5670; 144 GB RAM; 6 - 2 TB drives Derived from a previous question (posted here 10 years ago), I figure 3 x RAID 1 is the best way to go. Please correct me if I am ...
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"Unknown" file taking ~2TB of space and can't be deleted

A client of ours has 4 standalone Hyper-V servers. We were looking for a way to better allocate file system resources to these servers. The process will likely take a couple of moves of Hyper-V guests ...
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Debian/Ubuntu, inconsistency between S-ATA ports numbering and /dev/sdX lettering [closed]

The hardware situation is as such : a motherboard (MSI X99A SLI Plus), two (2) Samsung 860 Pro SSDs connected on SATA-1 and SATA-2 of the motherboard. five (5) identical HDDs connected on SATA-3, ...
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AWS EC2: All users Lost Access to D:\ - Access Denied

I have seen a number of similar problems reported in my searches, leading me to a number of questions including: Access to D drive lost even as an administrator (Windows 10) Domain Admins group ...
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Drives disconnected from RAID array without apparent reason

I have owned a Dell PowerEdge R720 for some time and have been using it as my personal NAS. Here is the RAID configuration (disks in the indicated order) : 2 x 146 GB disks in 15K in RAID 1 12 x 1 TB ...
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Cent OS 7 File System recognize expanded root

I have expanded the disk for / - and it is MOSTLY recognized. For example - Applications / Utilities / Disks sees all 84GB, but Applications / Utilities / Disk Useage Analyzer only sees the old 49GB. ...
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Do empty drive bays need to be filled?

I have a Dell R610 server, which has 6 2.5" drive bays. These all came empty. Generally, when I see pictures, all of the drive bays contain either drives or empty mounts. At first, I thought it would ...
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How to restore or recover a Logical Drive (RAID 5) on HP Proliant DL380 G6 (Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard)?

I have shutdown the server to replace one failed SCSI HDD (Port 2i: Box 1 : Bay 7) running on RAID 5. The rebuilding for the RAID was completed successfully. However, I noticed the Logical Local Drive ...
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Is it possible to check drives SMART attributes from a USB/eSATA enclosure?

I use USB external drives on a daily basis and I would like to be able to check on their integrity. I recently happened to discover I was unable to read SMART attributes from them. I wonder if there ...
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How to mount a folder as a drive and share on network

i want to mount a folder as a drive and share on network, because we use a network based software which wants whole drive (C: or D: or E: etc.) shared over network for a folder inside it, my approach ...
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Btrfs Raid10 Two drives have failed. What are my options?

Here's my story: I noticed read errors on one of my four RAID10 Btrfs drives (/dev/sde). This occurred when I was attempting a backup using btrfs send/receive. I bought a new hard drive of the same ...
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Copy files to network drive with powershell script and task schedule

I have powershell script that is copying files from local drive to network mapped drive. Everything works fine when i run this script via powershell but when i run this script with task scheduler it ...
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HDD unpluged for a long period of time goes bad? [duplicate]

I have two HDD's unplugged for two years. It's from my old pc. I have some important files in there but I'm wondering about this problem. Will the HDD's turn on and I'll be able to access all my ...
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Importing Foreign Drive with Megaraid Webbios

I've recently acquired an old server and decided to set it up as a home server. Having never set up a server before, I accidentally cleared a foreign configuration that kept two of my drives on it. ...
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Why are SAS laptop drives not spinning up on Adaptec controller

Having used the first SCSI drive of 20MB on an Amiga computer, I am now using a Tyan server board with an Adaptec/Microsemi RAID 6805E SAS controller and two Seagate 15K Cheetah 300GB SAS drives. This ...
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Restored a crashed server from a image copy almost 8 months old and [closed]

This was a DC, I also have BDC. Got the Ransomware virus on the server. It was too much work, so I mirrored an 8 month old drive and got the server back up, restored the data from backup, but this ...
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Best practices for backing up company data?

Hopefully asked in the right website, as a company of 25 employees, we are using Google Drive for most of our data with automatic syncing. In case of a malware, these files would be deleted / ...
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using a fast drive as an emulated cache for a slow drive

Hello I have a huge network drive from the cloud (webdav drive mount as a local directory) which is quite slow, I would like to use a fast local drive as a cache for the slow drive and the whole ...
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IPMI : FATAL: Error inserting ipmi_si

i have a problem with ipmi: i've already install ipmitool, ipmi_devintf, ipmi_msghandler, but when i try to install ipmi_si i receive this message: $ modprobe ipmi_si module FATAL: Error inserting ...
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Multiple drives to one logical drive with only a part needing a parity

I've got 4 1TB Hard-Drives. I want to have ONE mounted directory in which there are 2 directories. So the space for both is dynamic. One needs a parity, the other one not. Of course I don't want to ...
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Why do Hard Drives have multiple platters? [closed]

From what I've read, the read/write heads over each platter move in unison, so why are there multiple platters? Is data split over each platter, so that instead of reading, say, 40 bytes from one ...
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Two drive ZFS pool, second drive overwritten with data. How do I restore/copy data back to the second drive?

Data is intact in the first drive, second drive is "UNAVAIL". Reason for overwrite is my lack of concentration while applying dd command ... Command sudo zpool replace -f hgst 4596995095197485503 /...
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Drive Share between 2 Domain(s) Controllers to Client Desktop

Have 2 Servers both running Server essentials 2012R2 and a Client running 10 Pro Let's call it Domain MAIN and Domain AUX the client logs on to Main and has normal access to the MAIN's resources. ...
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/proc/diskstats: No such file or directory

Trying to get some disk performance metrics (in particular, using munin), found that /proc/diskstats does not exist. Tried yum provides '*/diskstats' but nothing except munin was found. CentOS ...
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Mounting an old LVM hard drive

I am trying to mount an old linux hard drive. It was the old servers hard drive stuck in the new server via a USB port. I am following the instructions on this page: Mounting an old LVM hard drive ...
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Network Drives reappearing over and over

At the beginning we use a Startup-scipt to map 3 Network-Drives: M,Q,S using net use. (Unknown, if /persist has been used) Later, the logon script has been removed, the mapping has been relocated to ...
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Best way to set up a shared drive for a company using Linux (eg. Ubuntu Server)?

I am trying to find out the best way to set up a shared drive for a company which has 50+ users in 3 office locations in different cities. They basically need a drive with a common folder to store ...
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How do I add new users so the drives are mapped upon login?

In an existing Windows Server 2008 domain the users added by professional IT administrators automatically mapped drives when they logged onto any office machine. The new users I've added, however, ...
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AWS Windows Drive Letter Device Mapping and Naming

How to change assigned letter for Ephemeral drives automatically? Answers part of my question. I'm not sure how to, after assigning a drive letter in ec2config, to then rename the drive. Not re-...
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Map PCIe slot number (or BDF) to device number or vice versa

Is there any way to know the drive number from BDF or slot number of a PCIe or vice versa? Suppose I have four PCIe drives attached to my system. And I know their BDF's, I want to know each of the ...
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Mount a directory on Linux Server as a Network Drive on Windows

I am trying to figure out if it is at all possible to mount a specific folder structure from another (Linux) system as a network drive on Windows. In this case I have users on a virtual windows ...
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Azure drive shares

Azure drive shares, I attached storage to my main Azure server for my other servers to access via network locations as a mapped drive, since I have shutdown the servers over the weekend they are no ...
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Large SATA drives in HP ProLiant 585 G5 server?

I have been reading in the manual that the 8, 2.5 hard drive slots use up to 500gb SAS each, for a maximum of 4TB. So my question is, what if I wanted to use one regular 1TB 2.5 sata hard drive in one ...
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Map drive from windows to linux file share [closed]

What I would like to do is to fire up a linux based cloud computer and be able to map a network drive from a local windows computer to this remote linux cloud computer. Is this possible?
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Bitlocker Drive cannot save files on this drive [closed]

I have a freshly installed Windows 2008 R2 Server with a C drive containing the operating system and d drive as a normal data drive. Ive turned on encryption on the d drive using Bitlocker. The ...
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Create VHD file from a folder?

My scenario : I have 100 Gb of data that contain a lot of folders and files , so is there a way to create a VHD file from this folders and files ? Any help is thankful .
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Display HP RAID logical and physical drives sizes in megabytes

It does not seem possible to show more precises logical and physical drives sizes using hpacucli. For example, below I can only see sizes in TB and I cannot figure out how to display them in MB. ...
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Access network share without mapping drive letter (PowerShell)

I want to access a remote SMB network share \\SHARE-HOST\ without mapping a drive letter. I can manually do it in windows by typing \\SHARE-HOST\Share_folder\ in explorer. If I want to do it ...
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Mount linux partition as Windows network share over internet

I have a Linux server running RHEL 6. I have two Windows servers. All servers are connected directly to the web with an external IP, they are not in a local lan. What I would like to achieve is to ...
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windows server C drive and shared folder permission [closed]

i have an app, that needs to run in the folder in root of C drive (C:\AppFolder). And on client, i need map network drive for C:\ because that app searches for \AppFolder... directory. So i have ...
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Server 2012 Shared Drives

I am trying to access a Shared Drive on box that is running 2012 and I'm getting an error: Windows cannot access \\drivexyz\D You do not have permissions to access \\drivexyz\D. Contact your ...
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Solaris10 Hard Disk Information

I am trying to inventory hard disk information remotely (serial number, disk size, manufacturer...) but am having trouble. I know the drive(s) are configured under a raid controller, but can I view ...
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WS2003 network drive gets deactivated after restart

windows server 2003 OS runs sql backups regularly and periodically i have to restart once in a while. when the restart takes place the network drive(H) becomes deactivated which i do not understand ...
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Same hard drive problems in dmesg on several servers

We have a couple of these SuperMicro MicroCloud units. In total we've got 16 servers (2x8) which all randomly spew these messages in dmesg: [4661350.802707] ata2.00: failed command: WRITE FPDMA ...
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How can I find which logon script is being run?

I'm having an issue with network drives. Suddenly some computers and users aren't getting their mapped network drives from the logon script. I am NOT a domain admin, I don't have permission to login ...
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What is the best way to copy 9TB of data to multiple external drives, sequentially?

The data is currently stored in a 9TB RAID array, with many users having many files and directories. We'd like to back it up to five 2TB external hard drives, but since we only have one free USB port, ...
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End and start cylinder the same?

Today we had our DC replace a failing harddrive in our RAID array, this is the first time I have ever had to do this. However I am now trying to resync the array and I am having difficulties ...
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