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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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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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No output on screen when using a Supermicro board with Intel CPU with integrated graphics

Ahoi, I got a Supermicro X11SSH-LN4F here with a Xeon E3-1275v6 which has an integrated graphics adapter. I know that only the integrated Aspeed grafics on the supermicro board is connected to the ...
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How to boot from an LSI 9361-8i in JBOD mode?

I have a server with a Supermicro X10DRU-i+ mainboard and an LSI 9361-8i controller. I have put the 9361 into JBOD mode and have attached two Samsung SSD 860 Pro to the controller. The 9361 recognizes ...
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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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Samsung NVMe disappears when server on average to high load

Hello to the community! Let me get into the details of the problem itself. We have a total of 6 SuperMicro Servers in a cluster. The problem occurs only in 3 them, which are the newest generation. ...
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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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Get blades IPMIs Mac Addresses on a Supermicro Microblade

Does anyone know if there is a way of getting all the blades IPMIs Mac Addresses on a Supermicro Microblade (Enterprise MicroBlade6U - MBE-628E-820) coupled with a MBM-CMM-001 and a MBM-GEM-001 switch?...
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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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Connect RAID card to SAS backplane

I have a RAID card that has two MiniSAS HD (SFF-8643) connectors. I would then use a MiniSAS HD to 4 x SATA breakout cable to connect to the Server backplane However I can see this RAID card also ...
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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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mixing RAM capacity in SuperMicro X11dai-N

I have a SuperMicro X11dai-N with two CPUs installed and currently 4x8GB crucial 2666 ECC RDIMMs (CT8G4RFS8266) installed. If I understand correctly, the X11dai-N is hexachannel, providing up to 6-...
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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 X10DRL-I not starting

Building a server with this config: Supermicro X10DRL-I Intel Xeon E5-2620v4 (single now) Kingston DDR4 8GB EEC x2 Seasonic SS-500ES 500W Connected everything, LE6 is orange, BMC LED is ...
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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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SuperMicro: Does X11DPH-T fit into Superchassis SC743AC-1200B-SQ?

I bought a SuperWorkstation 7049A-T (https://www.supermicro.com/products/system/4U/7049/SYS-7049A-T.cfm) which has a X11DAi-N Motherboard (https://www.supermicro.com/products/motherboard/Xeon/C620/...
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High Availability with the Supermicro SMC2208 (MegaRAID)

I haven't been able to find a solid answer in the documentation, nor from the vendor since this model is out of production. We have a Supermicro SMC2208 24-drive-bay RAID. I would like to create a ...
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Preseed automatic partitioning

I'm using the following partman settings for automated installs of VMs for some years now: d-i partman-auto/disk string /dev/sda d-i partman-auto/method string regular d-i partman-lvm/...
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How do I get rid of this SATARaid screen on boot?

I have a server with a SuperMicro X8SIL-V motherboard. Here's the manual. Every time it boots, it spends about three minutes at this screen: Sil 3124 SATARaid BIOS Version 6.3.18 Copyright (C) 1997-...
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configure supermicro x10 ipmi email alert?

does anyone know how to configure a Supermicro X10dri to send out email alerts through its IPMI interface? I am trying to use a gmail account and have already enabled less secure apps.
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Intel SpeedStep / Turbo on Supermicro server not working

I recently acquired a used Supermicro SuperServer 6027AX-TRF-HFT3 (with 2x E5-2687W v2). It has been working pretty well so far, however I noticed one thing. No matter what I do, it does not seem to ...
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How to reset the other SuperMicro Server IPMI password?

I know the ipmitool can reset the own server's ipmi password. but how can I reset the other server's ipmi password when I in my server? I mean, I have a IPMI controller which can access the other ...
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Wrong low/high/crit temperature levels reported by lm-sensors

Results reported by lm_sensors until now were OK, now all of a sudden I'm getting 0°C for low/high/crit temperature levels: % sensors jc42-i2c-0-1a Adapter: SMBus I801 adapter at 0580 temp1: +...
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RAID50 slow write speed

Initial Configuration: RAID: Disk Drives: 6 HDD TOSHIBA MBF2600RC (600 Gb, 16 Mb, 10025 RPM, SAS, 600 Mb/s) 2 Spans Motherboard: SuperMicro X8DTU-6F+/6TF RAID Controller: SuperMicro SMC2108 Virtual ...
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How to use more than 3 hardrives with Supermicro X9DRT-HF board?

I got a 4 node supermicro 2U unit which has 12 how swapable caddies, 3 for each node. The problem is that I want to connect at least 4 if not even 6 drives to a single node. The BIOS reports 3*2 ...
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What are the differenced between SuperMicro console terminal types ANSI, VT100 and VT-UTF8

I tried to find a comparison between various terminal types configurable on SuperMicro console to serial BIOS redirection but I was not able to find any. Can someone make a brief comparison of these? ...
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Meaning of Supermicro firmware update error messages

Flashing the 1.1a BIOS update for the Abit A2SDi-8C+-HLN4F seems to work but there are some error messages: Reading flash ... done - ME Data Size checking ... ok - FFS checksums .... ok - Check ...
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Supermicro BIOS Automatic CentOS Install

Is there a way, with the default BIOS interface on current Supermicro servers, to automatically install a network-provided OS (FreeBSD, CentOS, etc.) image, coupled with a specific config file that ...
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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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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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