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Supermicro is a computer hardware company headquartered in San Jose, California. They design and manufacture server equipment.

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“HD Image” to the virtual storage on IPMI of Supermicro server

I can find that virtual "HD Image" can be loaded over IPMI of Supermicro server. This is the virtual HD image section of the IPMI manual There are a few types of virtual HD So I don't know what type ...
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Supermicro motherboard doesn't detect any IDE or SATA drives

I've been running a NAS on a Supermicro mobo with Ubuntu installed on a 32GB Compact Flash card via IDE to CF adapter and 2 4TB SATA HHD's connected to a MegaRAID controller for a while now. All of a ...
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diagnostics for a server that keeps turning off

I have a 1U supermicro box that's a few years old and off-warranty. Recently it has begun randomly shutting down. It will stay up for anywhere from a few hours to a week and then stop responding. The ...
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What is the “shell>” on SuperMicro?

I tried to replace two failing disks on a SuperMicro server, and now the boot process does not finish, and I'm left in a shell> prompt. Anyone knows what is the software that produces the shell>...
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Supermicro X10DRi Beep Codes 4x beeps?

I'm not getting anything visual when plugging a monitor in. When there is nothing plugged into the back of the machine, I'm getting a beep codes that sounds like..... Beep..........Beep .. Beep...........
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Supermicro server not booting with OS

We have purchased Supermicro X9DRi-LN4F model and installed Ubuntu 18 and during installation it finds the HDD and created partition and all goes well, but as soon as installation finishes and it ...
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SUPERMICRO Motherboard says CPU is overheat when it is not

I have a SUPERMICRO MBD-X11SSZ-TLN4F, an i3-7100, and after a minute or so the red light starts flashing showing either a fan failure or CPU overheat. None of my fans have failed, and I tried moving ...
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Unable to Mount ISO Virtual Media over IPMI/iKVM Viewer

I have a single Supermicro Host that has just gone into colo with dedicated IPMI. I have assigned it a static internet facing IP for remote management. I have configured the IPMI to only be ...
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need to migrate from single drive to raid 1 system

I own a server that only had 1 hard drive installed. I saved up and now purchased 5 large hard drives all are sas drives. My server is supermicro amd and has a built in raid controller. Here's the ...
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Supermicro Servers with Failing Fans

I have four second-hand Supermicro servers (X9DRi-LN4F+ in CSE-815TS cases). Each had five FAN-0086L4s (https://store.supermicro.com/index.php/40mm-fan-0086l4.html) that started failing. By failing, I ...
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Linux boot stuck on a server running Xeon L5420

I have this relatively old Supermicro server with m/b X7DBR-3, it has dual Xeon L5420 cpu and 32G ECC memory. I am trying to install Linux on it, tried both Ubuntu 16.04.4 and CentOS 7 (the ...
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Where is the RAID volume under Linux when configuring onboard Supermicro X10SRi-F

I have a Supermicro SYS-5018R-MR with a X10SRi-F mainboard. I've configured the onboard RAID adapter (via CTRL+I during boot) to use two drives in bays 4 and 5 for a RAID1 configuration. The volume is ...
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X8DTU-F (Motherboard) - Coolers are starting but monitor, hdd, keyboard not

I have X8DTU-F which was running. Then I turned off, because of I didn't had video card before and I wanted to insert it with PCIe riser. I inserted video card, connected to Power supply and turned on,...
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Configuring RAID HP P822 Smart Array controller in Supermicro system, possible?

I have a very strange mashup of parts that I am trying to get working for a project. Due to a windfall from a client who was getting rid of hardware, I became the proud owner of a HP P822 controller. ...
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What is ME region in BIOS

What is ME region in BIOS. We have a Supermicro board and when I upgrade BIOS, we are getting an option 'Preserve ME region'. Not sure what it is. Thanks.
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Multliple core overload above 100% on Centos7 Supermicro Server

I am running Centos 7 (3.10.0-514.26.2.el7.x86_64) on a supermicro H8QG6 board with 4 AMD 6276 cpus (16 cores), for a total of 64 cores. I use it for scientific computing, and usually everything runs ...
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Supermicro server SC733T Super Doctor 5, RAID HDD status

I have a simple Supermicro SC733T server. There are 2 SATA HDD disks in the server. I configured RAID1 with the 2 HDD (TOSHIBA HDWD110). The raid controller is Intel Corporation C600/X79 series ...
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How to get all sensor from a Supermicro JBOD via IPMI

how can I get all sensors on a SM JBOD via IPMI? When I use the IPMIView from Supermicro I see a lot of them, some of these not, specialy PSU (PMBus) things like Temperature, Voltage, etc. I need this ...
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PCIex lanes on Supermicro X10SRH-CF

I am trying to set up 5 GPUs on X10SRH-CF to run Tensorflow, but cannot seem to get the board boot up with more than 3 cards plugged in. In some layout I get it to boot with 4 cards but OS (Ubuntu ...
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Supermicro BIOS upgrade : Error when sending enable message to ME

I recently upgraded my BIOS on my X9SCL-F board from version 1.1 to 2.2. It seems to be a 2 step process where after you create a bootable DOS USB, you need to run AMI_1.BAT x9scm-f.202 Once this ...
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ZFS write performance with SAS expander

I have a ZFS storage server running Ubuntu 16.04. I recently added a 12G SAS expander with 6 Seagate ST8000NM0055's. When I create a pool of mirrored vdevs and try to sync data from another array in ...
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Supermicro x8, x9 set some settings by cli

We have many servers supermicro x8xxx, x9 xxx and I wanna set smtp, hostname settings by script. For this I need some cli útil or interface. I know about smcipmitool, but it can set smtp only for x10. ...
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Supermicro SYS-5019S-M and IPMI temperature threshold

I have a Supermicro SYS-5019S-M server configured to send an SMTP alert (an email) when IPMI detects that temperatures exceed some defined threshold. However it seems that, for some component at ...
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Supermicro IPMIView - cant receive SNMP traps

so I have a problem receiving any SNMP traps. IPMIView settings: Im pretty sure that all settings are correct: 192.168.0.97 is the IPMI machine which should send me some traps 192.168.0.14 is my ...
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Supermicro ESXi 5 IPMIView - cant connect to the set IP

So I start from the very beginning: I have a Supermicro X8DT3 running with ESXi 5 which is a host for a VM (old hardware, just for test purposes). Since I'm quite a noob regarding all this, I wanted ...
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Beeping server and no output from hpacucli commands

I have a beeping supermicro server and my suspicion is that it's a RAID/disk issue. The supermicro storage is a separate unit to the manager (a HP Proliant Gen 9). As a result I've started attempting ...
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SuperDoctor 5 won't install on CentOS 7.3.1611

I'm having a problem installing SuperMicro's SuperDoctor 5 v5.4.0b703 onto a CentOS 7.3.1611 box with an X7DB3 motherboard. I execute the binary (as root) and follow the prompts and eventually get ...
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Supermicro IPMIView KVM Console does not work at all

I can't get the Supermicro IPMIView version 2.* (any of them) to launch the KVM Console either in the IPMIView windows program nor any browser. Java, is installed (version 8, update 131) and I'm ...
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Supermicro server not detecting SAS drives

I got a used Supermicro server with no drives in it. When I plug in a SATA drive it detects it just fine but when I plug in a SAS drive, even the BIOS will not detect the drive. It looks like the ...
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Disable hardware RAID controller

I have a storage server with Supermicro X9SCL(+)/X9SCM motherboard and MegaRAID SAS 9240-4i controller. I want to disable RAID to access HDDs directly from OS for further softraid setup. Motherboard ...
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Can not see any IPMI setting in BIOS on Crystal Rugged / SuperMicro X8DTL-3F board

I am trying to get access to the IPMI interface that should exist on my old second hand server. The board seems to be a SuperMicro X8DTL-3F board with what seems like some modifications to it by the ...
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Vanishing network connectivity in HPC cluster

Hello and thanks to everyone in advance! My team and I have been plagued by the stability of a cluster that we use for scientific research. We have a lot of science and software engineering ...
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enabling virtualization on supermicro board

I'm trying to setup a virtualization server on an old Supermicro board (mainly for experimenting a bit), using qemu/kvm (running on Debian/jessie, with a 3.16.0-4-amd64 kernel) The board is equipped ...
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converting from raid 10 to raid 1 on windows server 2012 r2

My current setup is that my OS and other important installed files are all installed in my raid 10 array, however, I need the 2 drives (ssd) in the array for something else, is there a way to convert ...
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Xeon 5649 doesn't POST in Supermicro X8DTE-F motherboard

I have a Supermicro board running dual Xeon chips for different little projects. When I originally put it together, I used l5520 chips that are still working in it. With the price drop of 1366 chips, ...
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Server still Beeping even after adding New HDD

Here is the case A week ago SuperMicro Server started beeping due to one HDD failure which is part of Raid, This server has Physical Raid Controller .. Now i replaced the faulty HDD with New HDD and ...
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Finding maximum supported storage for RAID controller (INTEL esb2)

We have here a supermicro server with 24 SATA slots. It has an ESB2 onboard RAID controller with intel matrix storage manager rom v5.6.4.1002 and 6 SATA ports on the mainboard. Here is the mainboard ...
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8 GPU machine freezes

We have a SuperMicro GPU server with: 2x Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2660 v4 @ 2.00GHz 512GB memory more than enough disk space X10DRG-O+-CPU (BIOS Version : 2.0a [current]) X9DRG-O-PCIE PCI-E expander ...
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Supermicro SuperServer 5037MC-H8TRF PXE boot infinite retry

I can successfully PXE-boot the blades in a Supermicro SuperServer 5037MC-H8TRF. However if my PXE server is not currently up, the blades try to get a DHCP on each interface once before the boot agent ...
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controller doesn't see disks on a external JBOD chassis

I have an LSI SAS9300-4i4e controller, plugged into a SuperServer 6018U-TRTP+ server and connected with mini-sasHD cable to a Supermicro SC216BE1C-R741JBOD chassis, which has several Toshiba SSD disks ...
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Server freezes without kernel panic

We are running a KVM node which is crashing irregularly showing a very strange behaviour. The interesting thing is that we already had this problem with another node which crashed every 1-2 weeks. As ...
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Supermicro IPMI sensors not present after shutdown

i have a supermicro machine with IPMI, and normally the sensors would read the temperature even if the machine is shutdown. Now i had to update the BIOS and the firmware and now, if you shutdown the ...
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SuperMicro AOC-STGN-I2S labeled Coraid. Can't install drivers and use lan card

Recently I purchased two lan cards SuperMicro AOC-STGN-I2S (Two 10Gb\s SFP+ ports). One of them work OK under Windows (my test PC) and under FreeBSD on my server. Second one is exactly the same card ...
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Supermicro X9DBL-3F Xenserver 7 boot stops

The configuration is a Supermicro X9DBL-3F motherboard with 2x Intel Xeon E5-2403 Cpu's. In the Bios the settings under Advanced \ Chipset Configuration \ North Bridge \ Integrated IO ...
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How to configure LSI RAID from ubuntu?

I have a Supermicro AOC-USAS2LP-H8iR RAID card, which uses an LSI RAID controller. Unfortunately, I can't seem to get the pre-bios prompt via IPMI (connections drops just before it gets there), so I'm ...
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How to make SCSI enclosure LEDs blink?

I have a SCSI enclosure (supermicro BPN-SAS-825TQ) residing on Ubuntu 16.04. Is there an sg_ses (or sg_senddiag or other) command I can send to the enclosure, that will make the Rear LEDs blink, even ...
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EDAC memory error after upgrade server SuperMicro with CentOS 7. Is these specific errors of motherboard, OS or broken RAM module? [SOLVED]

I have server on SuperMicro MBD-X9DRD-EF motherboard. It worked well at CentOS7 during the year with one CPU (Intel Original Xeon X6 E5-2620v2) and 128 Gb (8x16 Gb) LVDDR (1600MHz Crucial ECC Reg RTL (...
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Supermicro Server fails to boot from NVMe SSD

I have a SuperMicro server with an NVMe boot drive and an additional SSD for data. I was attempting to install ubuntu on the NVMe boot drive and even though the installation succeeds and the correct ...
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DXE--BIOS SMM Initialization 79. Does anybody know what it means?

I just started up my supermicro x10drl-i mobo server and got DXE--BIOS SMM Initialization 79. Tried to reseat the ram, but it still not working. Does anybody know what it means and how to troubleshoot ...
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Moving MegaRAID SAS 9240-8i to case with a backplane: anything to be scared of?

Currently we have a "homemade" ESXi server that has been put in a Supermicro SC842i-500B chassis; this is obviously suboptimal, given that we do have a RAID 10 setup (6 SATA disks, with a MegaRAID SAS ...