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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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HP Proliant DL380 G9 and a Supermicro JBOD

I have an old HP Proliant DL380 G9 that I want to turn into a backup server. The current machine has two LSI 3008 external controller cards and I am wondering if I can attach a supermicro jbod ...
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SAS3 HBA / Backplane Issue

I have the Supermicro BPN-SAS3-743A backplane hooked up to a AOC-S3008L-L8i RAID card in IT mode using a regular mini SAS SFF-8643 to SFF-8643 cable bought from Amazon. When I'm in the HBA bios, the ...
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What are the risks of using old server hardware?

I bought a used Supermicro server (2011) to host my own web services. I installed Debian 10 Buster and setup the LAMP server. Ports 80 and 443 are only accessible from the internet behind NAT. The ...
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How do we isolate the operating system from accessing the IPMI interfaces on Supermicro MBI-6219G-T blade servers?

We have managed Supermicro servers in the past which have independent IPMI/BMC network interfaces. These IPMI interfaces are all connected to separate VLANS. With those servers the operating system ...
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aacraid: Host adapter abort request followed by hung IO

I have Supermicro 4U X10DRi-T4+ 36 LFF Bay HW RAID Storage Server with two Xeon E5-2620 v3 with Adaptec ASR-71605 Running Ubuntu 20.04 server with 5.4.0-72-generic #80-Ubuntu SMP Mon Apr 12 17:35:00 ...
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Using IPMI VGA output for secondary X11 display

I have the Supermicro H12SSL-NT (which is an EPYC server board, but I use it as workstation); it features an on-board VGA chip (ASPEED). I am using a separate graphics card (FirePro V7900) for my ...
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How to know which BMCs are supported by OpenBMC (open source BMC)?

Any idea how to get list of supported BMCs for OpenBMC https://github.com/openbmc/openbmc ? For example I have a motherboard (X8SIL-F) with Nuvoton WPCM450 BMC.
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Supermicro set boot order via bios config file

I've exported the bios config from one system via sum: sum -i IP -u USER -p PASS -c GetCurrentBiosCfg > bios_config.xml Now I want to apply this config to other machines of the same type: sum -i ...
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Connecting a SAS card directly to the Supermicro riser slot

As above. So I found a good deal on a Supermicro 1u/2u board (https://www.supermicro.com/aplus/motherboard/opteron6000/sr56x0/H8DGU-F.cfm). According to the manual the slot is PCIe 16x (+8x slot). I'...
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Supermicro X9SCD won't enter BIOS (error code: AB)

I've just flashed the BIOS of 3 different X9SCD motherboards, all housed within different MicroCloud chassis. I've done this hundreds of times, with this exact BIOS version (x9scd8.612), with no ...
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Why does my server have a dedicated IPMI port?

My SuperMicro server has 3 Ethernet ports that break down like this: I never use the dedicated IPMI port while accessing IPMI capabilities perfectly well via LAN1 along with the installed OS. I use ...
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Supermicro BMC IPMI - How to get hardware specs without OS access

This is my first post in Serverfault for the purpose of trying to get the hardware specs for our supermicro 1U rack server so here it goes: I have downloaded the IPMIView, IPMICFG, and SMCIPMI ...
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Supermicro stuck on boot

I have a server with X10DRL-i running dual Intel Xeon E5-2630 V3 and everything works great. Today I tried to swap both CPUs for Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4 but server is unable to boot - it is stuck on &...
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SuperMicro Servers can't detect ALL Disk attached to SAS

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 BIOS not detect the SAS drive. FreeNas OS not detect SAS Storge. ...
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how can I fix SFP to SFP+ connection?

I'm trying in those days to replace my broke GS110TP with new A2SDi-16C-TP8F that I bought but I have a problem. When I connect my single mode fiber LC 1gbe connector FTLF1319P1BTL it doesn't ...
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Supermicro Server not turning on and SMASH power management commands not working

SMASH power management command not working and server not turning on. Adding some details below: Currently, the power supply has an amber flashing light. We removed the redundant power supply which ...
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supermicro IPMI web interface through shared LAN is blocking the operating system

I recently hosted a supermicro 4029 server in an IDC facility. The IDC provides a static IP, subnet mask and DNS. After setting up the internet in CentOS without problem, I then proceed with setting ...
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Supermicro Server Stuck on B1

The Supermicro server had stop working and nothing printed on console, i tried to reboot it, after reboot i found it have issue at booting, check them image: the second image is event log on IPMI:
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Why cant I access IPMI on one node on a supermicro Microcloud 5039MC-H12TRF

Like the question says, I can't access the IPMI of one blade in a supermicro microcloud chassis. I have 12 blades, 6 of which have no proc or memory, but I can get into their IPMI... I can get into 11 ...
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How to use 12 HDDs with the Supermicro BPN-SAS3-826EL1 backplane?

I have got a chassis with the Supermicro BPN-SAS3-826EL1 backplane. This backplane allows 12 HDDs to be attached. However, I obviously haven't yet understood the cabling between the HBA and the ...
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Server shutdown when stress [closed]

Today I have a little problem. I have a local server in my house, for testing and virtualization. It has a Supermicro X8DT3-LN4F board and two Intel Xeon x5680 processors. The problem is that when it ...
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Unable to boot from virtual cdrom/iso in supermicro server

i have a supermicro server 6048r-e1cr36n. I have tried to mount the virtual cdrom/iso however everytime its going to network boot. I tried to do F11 and select the ATEN Virtual cdrom but it goes ...
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Supermicro server hangs on boot with disks in HBA

I have a "homemade" Supermicro server with an X9D board in an 836 chassis that has two SSDs with freenas installed. It has a pass-through backplane, with 4 SATA HDDs running via the Intel C606 ...
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Supermicro X10DRL-i 4 Beeps while Running GPU Stress Test

As a bit of a testbench before deployment, I'm running a Supermicro X10DRL-i w/ dual Xeon E5-2620v4's and 64GB RAM. I have a Sapphire AMD Vega56 in the 16x slot. I was running some stress tests ...
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Newbie to Supermicro redundant PSU

Until recently I have never had a redundant PSU or a rack server for that matter. So, I think maybe I did this wrong? I have a Supermicro FatTwin 6026TT-HDTRF (CSE-827HD-R1400B case) that comes with a ...
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How to make Web ISO work in Virtual Media on SuperMicro ipmi?

How does Virtual Media Web ISO work on SuperMicro ipmi? I am using SuperMicro sever. I want to be able to mount bootable ISO image to a server, launch long process there (disk formatting), and then ...
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LUKS hangs on CentOS running on Atom C3758 CPU

Whenever I try to setup LUKS on my CentOS install on a Supermicro A2SDi-8C-HLN4F motherboard (Intel ATOM CPU C3758), everything seems to work fine until the process completely freezes when creating ...
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mixing RAM sizes in SuperMicro X10DRH-iT

I have maxed out my server with 16 x 32 GB DIMMs: 32GB PC4-17000 DDR4-2133Mhz 4Rx4 1.2v ECC I would like to replace 8 of those with larger (64 GB) DIMMS with the exact same specs, except 64 GB ...
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What SAS adapter is compatible with Supermicro X9DRD-iF motherboard? [closed]

Here is my motherboard https://www.supermicro.com/products/motherboard/Xeon/C600/X9DRD-iF.cfm I need a compatible adapter so I can connect 2 SAS drives to this motherboard as it does not have native ...
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Can I use AlUpdate instead of lUpdate for ipmi update on supermicro servers?

I have several different SuperMicro servers and I want to create an internal repository with firmwares and create a package with updating utility. In the ipmi firmware archives that I downloaded from ...
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What does the enable/disable ME subsystem option in Supermicro X9DRi-F motherboard BIOS do?

It's well known fact that the Intel Management Engine can not be completely disabled. Its functionality can be greatly reduced using me_cleaner which utilizes various techniques including switching ...
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Supermicro NVME ports - how to use?

So, my supermicro X11 Dai-N has 8 pci-e lanes routed to two dedicated nvme ports. I just can’t figure out how to connect my nvme harddisks to them. What’s the name of this port specification? Is there ...
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Supermicro X8DTU-F repeated reboot

i have a Supermicro E5520 with MB=X8DTU-F. the server will not boot successfully either thru it's local HDD or a bootable CD/DVD/USB. When selected the CD/DVD to boot I can see a line for Linux (using ...
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Centos 7 (WHM) running slow on Hyper-V (Supermicro, Intel XEON 6138 Gold)

We have the following issue. Our main hoster is equipped with Intel Xeon 6138 Gold (Supermicro), Hyper-V and one of our VMs is Centos 7 with WHM installed. We have been reported that the machine runs ...
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Write Data Early Bios option

Some BIOS include this option: Write Data Early: Enable/[Disable] For example, in the Supermicro BIOS' it's under Advanced/Chipset/Northbridge, where it's disabled, by default. (Unfortunately, the ...
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Difference between LFM and adaptive throttling for TM2 thermal management

Some Supermicro BIOS have a 'TM2 Mode' option under Advanced/CPU configuration. Available values are: LFM throttling adaptive throttling What are the differences between those two throttling modes? ...
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Supermicro IPMI unavailable after server shut down

We are using a Supermicro X9DRi-LN4+/X9DR3-LN4+ motherboard with a dedicated IPMI port. We have a dedicated ethernet cable going into that port with a dedicated static IP address and everything works ...
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Detect Supermicro DIMM (memory) errors as reported during POST without rebooting

One of our Supermicro servers reports an error like this during POST: Failing DIMM: DIMM location (Correctable memory component found) DIMMB2 I can also see this in the Health Event Log in ...
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What's the difference between motherboard and chassis?

When I read the supermicro website: there are chassis and motherboard products. I want to know what's the function of them, and what's the difference?
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Why some iso files are not mountable via supermicro iKVM Viewer

I am using a SuperMicro server, and its ipmi firmware has a so called "Virtual Media" function. It allows you to mount an iso file, which is then presented to server as a usb cdrom. I cannot ...
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Is it safe to upgrade the IPMI/BMC firmware on a running Supermicro server?

We have two important production servers on (fairly ancient) Supermicro X8DT6 motherboards. I've never updated BMC firmware before, but I'm keen to see if we can get some HTML5 kvm consoles running on ...
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No network available on Supermicro server

I recently acquired a second heand Supermicro 2027GR-TRF with a Super X9DRG-HF motherboard. I can't access the network and I don't understand why. Both RJ45 ports are blinking green steadily. Here ...
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Supermicro Motherboard won't boot, onboard power LED lights up

I'm having issues getting a Supermicro motherboard to boot. When I switch the PSU on, the Onboard Standby Power LED lights up on the motherboard. Pushing the power switch then has no effect. No beeps, ...
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Correct EDAC driver for Supermicro X10SLL-F

Prompted by Debian upgrade (stretch to buster), I've replaced mcelog with rasdaemon. I'm not sure whether things work as expected though. In dmesg I can find a message like this: [ 1.871662] EDAC ...
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Supermicro: New NVMe is not detected properly

We have a Supermicro SuperServer 2029U-TN24R4T with currently 8 U.2 NVMe drives (Samsung PM1725a 1.6 TB) running on CentOS 7 with kernel 5.0.10-1.el7.elrepo.x86_64. After adding a new one (PM1725b 1.6 ...
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Possible to use SAS-2 and SAS-3 HBA in the same system?

I'm wondering if it is possible to use a SAS-2 HBA in a "SAS-3" system. I have a Supermicro X11DPH-T and have attempted to install an LSI 9201-16e. From what I understood (which may be wrong), a ...
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Error “Invalid Session Handle or Empty Buffer” on resetting watchdog using ipmiutil.exe

I'm using ipmiutil.exe to reset the IPMI watchdog on my 64-bit Supermicro server (X11SBA-F) running Windows 10 Enterprise IOT, but it's not working returning the following error: ipmiutil wdt -r ...
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How can I check the memory bank count in SuperMicro MBM-CMM-001?

How can I check the memory bank count in SuperMicro MBM-CMM-001? I checked all BIOS item, only can find the total memory.
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Enable Supermicro Virtualization in Bios

my motherboard is a Supermicro x9dri-ln4f+, and I am using dual xeon e5 2690 CPUs. I have been trying to enable Virtualization in order to load VMs in qemu and virtualbox. The motherboard claims to ...
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SuperMicro server stuck at boot: 0xF1 “Recovery condition triggered by user (Forced recovery)”

I have a SuperMicro A1SAi-2550F that seems to be stuck at the boot screen, showing "Initializing..." and "F1". Per this doc (https://www.supermicro.com/manuals/other/...

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