HP proliant dl380 G6 making excessive noise

Posted on 2011-10-25
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
For some reason , the server has just started making very much noise. I have checked the CPU temp using CPUID hardware monitor  ..all fine . Powers package is  in worning alert . I did disk mgmt ..all disks healthy and working Fine. I am curious to know what makes my servers makes this much sound. I have read an article which says it is probably the FAN sound ...but why Now ?

Question by:Habtom Tsegezeab
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    Maybe you have too much dust in the server? Clean it. Also, the bearings of fans can get worn, this increases their noise level over time. So sometimes replacing them can help.
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    do you have the PSP (Proliant Support Pack) installed ?

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    by:Habtom Tsegezeab
    NO i dont have , can i install it normally .

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    yes, just download it from and install it

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