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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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How to change BootOption bios settings with redfish?

I'm trying to change the NIC a server boots from using the redfish module in python. The server is a supermicro board: Firmware Version 01.00.17 Firmware Build Time 09/02/2021 Redfish Version ...
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SM Indicate HDD LED

Sample Hello, sorry for my english. not my native. I cant resolve why blinking indicates. Right now i dont have IPMI access Right now i have access to OS (Ubuntu 20.04) I finded this and associate ...
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Max Hard Drive Size for SATA 2

Recently acquired a 1U Supermicro E3-1230 with two 3.5" drive bays, and thinking of buying two 18TB SATA-3 hard drives for it. Before I make this investment, would anyone know if SATA-2 (3 Gbps) ...
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What's the safest way to swap an SSD (RAID 10)?

I have machines (4x 2 TB SSDs, Hardware RAID 10 via LSI 9265-8i cards) and occasionally need to swap an SSD - for example if it fails. I'm curious to hear what people consider to be the safest ...
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On a used Nutanix/Supermicro server, I can't see an added SAS drive from the bios even though I can when installing Ubuntu from USB

Bought a used Nutanix 2-node server. It has a SATADOM boot drive in the motherboard with Nutanix software and CentOS. I want to just run bare metal Ubuntu server so attached a 4TB SAS drive to the ...
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Supermicro backplane diagnostics

I have three supermicro servers, 2x 3U chassis with X8DTE motherboard and SAS-836TQ backplanes and 1x 1U chassis with X9DRW-iF with SAS-815TQ backplane. 1 of the 3U backplanes only recognizes 12 out ...
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Supermicro Caddies - mounting 2.5" SATA disks in 3.5" caddies

I need to replace some 3.5" drives with 2.5" SATA SSD's in an older (remote) Supermicro system where I do not know the Chassis model. What I do know is the motherboard is an X10DRi ...
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SuperMicro 16-Bay chassis only recognizes 12 drives

I recently purchased two refurbished Supermicro SC836TQ (3U, 16bay) chassis with SAS backplanes (Standard SAS836-TQ planes). One works perfectly fine, but the other fails to recognize/initialize any ...
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Supermicro IPMI/BMC gone

So I was trying to update the firmware of my Supermicro blades BMC but I lost power to the blade during upgrade and well the IPMI has failed. When checking the version in the BIOS it says 0.02. I can ...
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SuperMicro PXE Boot through PCI NIC

ServerFault. I am facing an issue booting through PXE on a SuperMicro server. The NIC that is supposed to boot through PXE is an Intel 10GE 82599ES SFI/SFP+, One server works well. But other servers ...
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Did I brick this X9DRH board?

Tl;DR: Previously-working Supermicro server suddenly has no video output (either from previously-working onboard VGA port or GPU), no iKVM, no output on UART or Serial-over-LAN. IPMI device suddenly ...
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Limiting in-band OS access to Supermicro BMC (AST2500) possible?

TL;DR: Is there any option to disable OS (in-band) access to Aspeed AST 2500 BMC on a SuperMicro board or at least limit it somehow (e.g. via specific password or via setting the permission level to ...
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console not show , supermicro server

hope you have a good day. This is my first time to configure a server. I'm facing small issue, after I login to super micro server "remotely", the console not showing. note that I already ...
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How to identify slot for faulty GPU card in server using UBUNTU OS commands?

I have a question. Is it possible to identify in which slot there is a broken GPU card using the UBUNTU operating system? We have a SuperMicro GPU server in which there are about 8 GPU cards for AI ...
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Server stuck on "Intel Reference Code Execution"

Setup - Supermicro X10DRU-i+ motherboard, 2x Intel e5-2630v4: server started rebooting at random times had memory modules reseated and replaced, reseated CPUs reset CMOS, updated BIOS changed ...
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supermicro server - long time for reboot

Dears, I trying to reboot supermicro server first time, and it takes long time more than 30 min and not finish yet. ram was 16G 2400T and change it to 32G 2133T is there any advice?
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Initialization 91 stuck of Supermicro OEM (HPE) GPU server

I just set up HPE SX40 (Supermicro SYS-1029GQ-TVRT). The system stuck on boot with "initializing ... 91". I tried some crude test like remove all memory, and got relevant error message. So, ...
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Cabling for SAS controller and SuperMicro BPN-SAS-825TQ

I´ve managed to get one of the SuperMicro low-end server to my lab. It is chassis 825TQ-R740LPB with a BPN-SAS-825TQ backplane. The specification document is saying, that this backplane is SAS ...
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Supermicro - XFS (snumbd6d): log I/O error -5

So, We have a supermicro server with the next hardware configuration: CentOS 7 Softraid (because this supermicro configuration didn't support hardware raid..) / Partition is RAID 10 and the rest one ...
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Cannot access IPMI anymore. Both IPMIView and ipmitool show "Insufficient privilege level"

I got a Supermicro 5019TR-GF server recently. At first I can connect to the IPMI via IPMIView or ipmitool to control the server, but today I cannot connect to the server anymore. The ipmitool show: ...
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Multiple uncorrectable ECC errors on multiple DIMMs

I have a Supermicro X8DT6 system that has suddenly developed a high rate of uncorrectable ECC errors. The system was running error-free until just a few days ago, and now it is experiencing ...
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Reset IPMI IP on Supermicro server with videocard died

Today I face a server which videoport is dead (no picture when monitor connects to even on reboot), but this server has IPMI. The problem is, the IP of IPMI is set to some dummy value (I was told that ...
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Supermicro IPMI monitoring via Icinga

I have an issue, I'm getting this error on my Icinga Web Monitoring Portal for my Supermicro server: enter image description here I found a solution that simply by loading the following two modules: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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