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Hello Experts,

I have an ESXi server that is having hardware issues...

is there any hardware diagnostic tools I can use to isolate the issue?

I want to try to fix before disregarding it...

Thanks for your suggestions and help...
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by:Raheman M. Abdul
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Diagnostics CD should come with your server/

This KB article helps you :
Refer: http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=1003690
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by:epifanio67
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thank you expert....

in theory... yes... however, this is a tower converted to an ESXi server for development purposes... :-)

it is just a tower with enough juice to support ESXI.. it was functioning ok for about 2 years... then it started giving me issues...

so, no diagnostic came with it...

any other suggestions?

Regards,
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rindi earned 2000 total points
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In that case get the UBCD and boot the server from it. Then run the HD's manufacturer's diagnostic from that CD, and also memtest86+.

http://ultimatebootcd.com

If the disks are attached to a real raid controller (not a fake-raid type which is common on most motherboards), you will have to first connect them to a standard, non-RAID controller so the utility can diagnose them.
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by:epifanio67
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thank you...
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