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How to check HPE StorageWorks MSA60 health disk

I have an HP Dl380 g6 with Windows server 2019 and the storage is an MSA60. I use a Smart Arrey P800 card for the MSA60. Is there any windows HP software that I can check the disks health? Or I need ...
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MSA70 Upgrade options

Recently I purchased MSA70. Unfortunately I did read specs properly. In my project, I need as much I/O operations as possible. MSA70 is only 3Gbps, so my question is: is it any possibility to upgrade ...
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Disk extremely slow on VM

Environment: Hypervisor: VMware ESXi, 6.5.0, 4564106 Guest OS: Debian 9.5 | Kernel: 4.19.0-0.bpo.16-amd64 Guest resources: RAM: 40GB, CPU: 16 cores Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2650 v4 @ 2.20GHz, Disk: ...
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HP Ultrium 1840 LTO-4 slow write speeds

I have an HP StorageWorks Ultrium 1840 LTO-4 external tape drive attached to a machine running Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS (kernel 4.15.0-99-generic) using an LSI20320IE PCI-X x4 SCSI adaptor with a VHDCI to ...
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Storageworks DAT 40 Drive Stuck, All Lights On and Not Responsive on Boot

Let me start by stating that I'm something of an amateur forced to deal with an unfamiliar matter, so sorry in advance if there's something trivial I've missed that should've been done in my ...
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RAID 5 array not working after disk replacement?

We have an HP StorageWorks server with HP Smart Array P212. It has 2 SAS array configurations. Logical drive 1 which is a RAID 1 configuration Logical drive 2 which is a RAID 5 configuration One of ...
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Update cannot find MSA60-cabinet

We have a MSA60 connected to a P812-controller in a DL360 G6-server, and I've been trying to update the MSA60 to version 2.28 for about 2 weeks now using different methods but to no avail. What has ...
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Data Compression

We have an HP StorageWorks 1/8 G2 Autoloader using LTO-6 tapes working with Symantec Backup Exec 15. I've set the backups which are going to tape to use hardware compresison "if available, otherwise ...
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Smart Array P822 with HBA Mode?

We get an HP DL360 G8 with an Smart Array P822 controller. On that controller will come a HP StorageWorks D2700. Does anybody know, that it is possible to run the Smart Array P822 in HBA mode? I ...
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Logical Drives degraded due to the loss of a redundant path. What is wrong?

HP p822 (four external minisas ports) to pair of d2700s Storage Enclosures. Two ports on the p822 are unused. The partitioning is not at all identical. The top box has four different logical ...
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MSA60 error log in OpenVMS 8.3?

I have two MSA60 (with rx2660 server under OPENVMS - RAID6), suddenly after replacing 3 faulty SAS disks with new ones, 11 old disks in one of the tower showing amber alert (predictive failure). I ...
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HP Storageworks disk not recognised

I have inherited an out of warranty HP StorageWorks X1600 G2 SAN with non-genuine HDDs (3T Seagate). A disk is showing as amber and the 'Array Configuration Utility' says the disk is 'bad or missing'....
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SAN array storage not accessible

Good morning peeps. I'm fairly new sys admin world and am working in my first systems engineer position (jr) and inherited a dual drive SAN array last week which was entirely unused without being ...
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How to recover from "Invalid Drive Movement" (HP SmartArray P411)

Due to hurricane Matthew, our company shutdown all servers for two days. One of the servers was an ESXi host with an attached HP StorageWorks MSA60. When we powered things back up today and logged ...
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HP Storageworks MSA60

I have an HP DL380 G5 with ESXi installed on a local RAID (146x3 RAID1) and it has attached an MSA60 storage. The server has issues so I will replace it with an identical machine. I know I will ...
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Getting Windows Server 2012 R2 to see HP Storage Works SATA Array on a HP Proliant DL585 G2

I have installed Windows Server 2012 R2 on a HP Proliant DL585 G2 Server and everything seems to be loaded fine except the external HP Storageworks SAS SCSI Array. On HP's website they have drivers ...
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P2000 G3 for VMware - one vDisk, Multiple RAID levels?

I have a dual controller P2000 G3 (SAS 6GB) hooked up to 3 ESXi hosts. There are 12x 600GB 15k rpm drives total, and I have set them up in 1 RAID10 vDisk to maximize performance+reliability. The ...
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New RAID1+0 in P2000 storage

I have P2000 SAS storage with RAID6 configured on 8 disks 1TB 7k2rpm. I want to add RAID1+0 with 4 SAS15K 300GB. The question is, does this storage support this setup? Should it work without any ...
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Need to physically move a MSA60 over one row in the rack - do I need to power it down? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to correctly move a server inside a rack up and down Just wondering what people's thoughts are on moving a MSA60 over one rack. I have plenty of free cable slack, and was ...
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Windows 2012 Cluster on P6300 SCSI-3 Persistent Reservation issues

Scenario: 1 HP 6300 with latest XCS version 1 Command View 10.1 + with hosts defined as Windows 2008 2 BL460c Gen8 Servers with SPP 2012.10 and Windows Server 2012 Datacenter Edition with all the ...
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Connecting HP storageworks to Dell poweredge R720 [closed]

Can HP storageworks 1/8 G2 tape autoloader be connected to a Dell poweredge R720 server?
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Configuration for a two machine ESXi cluster using VSA to present local storage to VMs

I'm designing a little vSphere 5 cluster for one of our remote sites. We have some IBM x3650s that have 6x 300GB 10K RPM drives in them, along with dual quad core CPUs and 24GB RAM. Because we use HP ...
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HP StorageWorks P4500 G2 Manager Management

According to the documentation, a management group should have an odd number of managers greater than 1. I have a four node SAN consisting of P4500 G2s. I plan on having two clusters with two nodes ...
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MSA30 Linux CLI Configuration?

Can some one help me shed some light on this please? I have a MSA30 hooked up to a HP Proliant DL380 G4 running SuSE SLES Linux. My question is how do I configure the hard drives connected to be in a ...
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How to connect an HP StorageWorks 8000 EVA via Fibre to a Windows Server machine for direct storage?

I have two used HP EVA 8000 AD524B drive enclosures with 14 146gb drives in each. They have 2 Fibre controllers in each. I would like to connect these two units to an HP Proliant DL380 G4 server ...
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View attached SCSI devices under Windows SBS SP2

I've a problematic HP StorageWorks autoloader drive running on a Windows Server Standard FE SP2 (aka: Windows SBS 2008) box. As my first port of call in terms of problem diagnosis, I thought I'd ...
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Driving an HP Storage Array From a non-HP Server

I currently have an HP DL360-G7 server with a P411 SAS controller connected to an HP Storageworks D2600 storage array. The server boots VmWare ESXi 4.1 from its own drives (not from drives in the ...
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