Adding NICs to Dell R420

Hey Guys,

I have a Dell R420 server. We have dual 6GB HBAs installed in them. I have 2x NICs on the server, and I need to add 2 more, can i add more NICs to the server?

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Justin YeungSenior Systems EngineerCommented:
I don't think you have any more available slots on the server.

PCIe slots  
2 PCIe slots  With 2 processors:  1 x16 slot with x16 bandwidth, 3.0, half-height, half-length  1 x16 slot with x16 bandwidth, 3.0, full-height, half-length  With 1 processor:  1 x8 slot with x4 bandwidth, 2.0, half-height, half-length  1 x16 slot with x16 bandwidth, 3.0, full-height, half-length

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Seth SimmonsSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
yeah...if you already have 2 HBAs installed you probably maxed out your expansion slots
the lower-end model servers don't have a lot of expansion options; the R520 has 4 slots
Cobra25Author Commented:
I see. Is there a Single HBA/Dual NIC card from Dell by chance?
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Justin YeungSenior Systems EngineerCommented:
Maybe but I have never seen one
Seth SimmonsSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
never seen one either
Cobra25Author Commented:
Correct guys. No space left
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