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Servers are computing devices that are similar to desktop computers in that they have the same basic components, but are significantly different in size, configuration and purpose. Servers are usually accessed over a network, and many run unattended, without a computer monitor, input device, audio hardware or USB interfaces. Many servers do not have a graphical user interface (GUI), and are configured and managed remotely. Servers typically include hardware redundancy such as dual power supplies, RAID disk systems, and ECC memory, along with extensive pre-boot memory testing and verification. Critical components might be hot swappable, and to guard against overheating, servers might have more powerful fans or use water cooling.

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Is it possible to erase all my previous presence on internet? If not possible to 100 %, what percentage approximately would be possible to erase of all my previous presence on internet?
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Hi,

I have inherited a site with a HP MSA2040 and a two vmware hypervisors. Currently one of these (HP DL360 G9) is connected to the MSA via 10GB iSCSI DAC. I would like to attach the other which is a Dell Power edge R620. So far my attempts have failed anyone any ideas what I might be doing wrong? Is it purely that I'm trying to connect Dell to HP?

Thanks in advance.
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Hello,
I have few offices that I need to support, I always assist remotely the business users.
Was wondering if there is a KVM switch that connects to the internet, and then I can plug it to a computer via USB and VGA so I can control the machine remotely, even via the bios. Kinda like HO iLO.

Any recommendations ?
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I am replacing my old  HPE ProLiant DL 380 G5 server (PC unit only) with the new HPE DL380 G9 server. I am using this server for HMI applications.
Please ans-
Do I need to buy a Graphics Card (NVIDIA) separately? (My HMI screen resolutions are set for 1280x1024. Monitors are not changing)
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I have been to many KB articles about CA root cert validation period and still have doubt about it and want to clear it. I am about to work on a root CA to increase the validity period as well to increases the issued certificate period.
We have a CA root server and this  server is issuing (no subordinate server in place) the certificate with five years . We now want to renew the CA 's root cert as well as the issued certs period to another 5 years.
My understanding from the EE, nothing I can do with issued certificates and they will expire what ever I do with root server. In this case , I first have to change the validity period in CApolicy.inf file and renew the certificate of CA root server to 10 years, hence this will increase the validation of CA's root certificate as desired (10 years or more).
But the old issued certificates to the clients are chained to old issued template, in this case, the old issued certificates will be expired soon even after changing the value of CAplicy.inf file .
To remediate the issue, the next step is that I have to create new issuing template and issue the certificates to client by GPO.
I have to issue the listed below commands to the server In order for me to set  the  AD's templates period to 5 years as we want otherwise the AD's templates will be staying with old's validation period?
certutil -setreg CA\ValidityPeriodUnits 10
certutil -setreg CA\ValidityPeriod Years
net stop certsvc && net start certsvc

In conclusion, I have to…
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What Does redundant system fan meant in -
HPE DL380 Gen9 E5-2630v4 1P 16G-India Svr, Intel® Xeon® E5-2630v4 (2.2GHz/10-core/25MB/85W)

I have selected 1 CPU so does it make any difference for fan's redundancy?
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Hi what is difference between NIC and IMM port? Thank you
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Good Day,

I am struggling with my ML310 Gen8. After MS update and restart i get an error-

Attempting to boot from  CD-RM

Attempting to boot from Hard Drive C:

 

I have checked no USB attached to the server. Changed boot order in Bios to boot from Hard Disk first. No luck

Please help. Thanks allot
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I have Server 2008 on a poweredge 320. The server would hang on the loading screen but I left it on all night and it finally booted. In the event manager Im seeing "the driver detected a controller error on device harddisk2 dr2. I opened open manage and im not showing any errors in the raid. What else can I do? It takes way to long to boot.
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We have an HP Proliant server, it will suddenly switch to "high performance" that the fan is very noisy. It happened around 2 times a day, and last for 10 - 20 seconds

Called HP technician checking the hardware, and nothing found. Having look at the event log, but no idea.

There is no system change recently, and more interesting it happened even there is no end user in office (but only me) .... Any idea?
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My mate bought one of these

https://www.amazon.com/Western-Digital-WD3001FYYG-Datacenter-Enterprise/dp/B0090UH2Y8

The connector isn’t your normal connector to SATA 3

Is there an adapter or should he just Ebay the hdd as it OOW now

He wants it to work in a pc
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Hi

I support a client who has a 5 Year old Dell PowerEdge R520 Server 2008 r2 on which we've recently been seeing some BSOD's, one this month one last month and the one back in Oct. Dumpcheck says it could be caused by memory corruption but I'm no expert at analysing such files, see below. I know it says a possible problem with the disk subsystem but can anyone suggest a more detailed explanation, i.e. does this look like a hardware issue of some sort?

Thanks


Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 10.0.14321.1024 AMD64
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.


Loading Dump File [D:\Temp\MEMORY.DMP]
Kernel Summary Dump File: Kernel address space is available, User address space may not be available.


************* Symbol Path validation summary **************
Response                         Time (ms)     Location
Deferred                                       SRV*C:\Windows\symbol_cache*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Symbol search path is: SRV*C:\Windows\symbol_cache*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Executable search path is:
Windows 7 Kernel Version 7601 (Service Pack 1) MP (24 procs) Free x64
Product: LanManNt, suite: TerminalServer
Built by: 7601.24117.amd64fre.win7sp1_ldr_escrow.180422-1430
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0xfffff800`0265e000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0xfffff800`0289dc90
Debug session time: Wed Jun  6 18:09:43.744 2018 (UTC + 1:00)
System Uptime: 24 days 6:16:38.431
Loading Kernel Symbols
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I have a customer that I just installed a new server for.  The system is setup with RAID 1 and he understands that the drives are mirrored but he wants me to show him that there is actually data on both drives.  Is there anyway to do that?  The server is a Dell T330 with 2 x 2TB 3.5" drives.
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what does 8SFF & 8LFF mean in HPE Proliant server DL380 G10?
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I had this question after viewing Can't initialize hard drives in Adaptec array configuration utility..

That's the closest matching issue I've been able to find.

PROBLEM:
Up/Down arrows do not work in Adaptec RAID BIOS on the "Create Array" page.
They work just fine EVERYWHERE ELSE in the BIOS nav menus and on every other settings page. They just don't work on "Create Array"
Drives are shown, and I can select the first drive with INS and remove it with DEL, but I can't move up or down to choose any other drives for an array.

TRIED:
Hard MoBo BIOS reset back to factory settings.
4 different keyboards.
Reflashed Adaptec BIOS (Latest Build 18948).

DETAILS:
It's a Standalone Homemade Desktop repurposed as a server.
MoBo: Asus P5K Deluxe
Q6600 CPU
8GB DDR2 RAM
Adaptec ASR-5405 SATA2 RAID Card

This server WAS WORKING. I powered it off, it sat unused for a while, and now I'm pulling it back out for a new project.

I can't get a new RAID array setup to even begin with an OS setup. Like I said ALL OTHER MENUS and settings work fine. It's only the "Array Configuration Utility" > "Create Array" page.
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Hi Team,
My issue is ,What is the configuration of server(s) needed for social media startup?Assume 10^6 Users and 8×10^5 are always online.20 TB of data uploaded and  all the data is deleted at day end.Video streaming is major activity.How to secure servers from hacking.

Thank you .
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Dear Experts

Would like to understand why online ups is recommended for server what happens if offline ups is used, please help me to understand
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HP Proliant DL380 G8 with Server 2016 installed - started to crash with Blue Screen

Your PC ran into the problem and needs to restart.
Stop code: NMI_HARDWARE_FAILURE

Server is in remote location. I do not have physical access to it at the moment.
I think it started after Automatic Updates decided to restart the server.
Not sure 100% what exactly happened - I was working through Teamviewer on the server, just moving some files - I went for lunch and when I came back the server teamviewer session was disconnected - it was off for a while and that I noticed that the Teamviewer host came on - when reconnected the server was displaying screen that it is installing updates.

The HP diagnostics do not show any issues.

Server boots in to the safe mode - but I can not access the update settings under the safe mode to see what exactly was installed.
Disabled the Antivirus services, but this did not help.

Any ideas?
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I have installed an Intel rs2wc080 RAID controller card in a server.

There are two 6 TB SAS drives connected to this controller card.

It takes a long time for the controller card to initialize during the POST.

Then after around 10 minutes, a message appears that says "No Mega RAID adapter installed."

I have pressed CTRL-G  in an attempt to enter the configuration utility for this RAID controller card but I am not able to enter the configuration utility.

What can I do to further troubleshoot and fix this issue?
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Dear Experts

We have mounted 2 nos of Dell Poweredge R730 with dual hot plug, redundant power supply (1+1) 750W and one L3 switch and one router to expect 4 hours power backup how much capacity UPS is required i,e 750W * 4 = 3000W and other network equipment's Router, L3 swtich auraba in total 3500W not sure if this how to calculate please suggest how much capacity of UPS required and for the backup of 4 hours and also how much capacity of power socket 15Amps or 20Amps for the power chords to connect.
please suggest
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Hello:

I am running a Lenovo Think Server TS440, running Windows Server 2012 R2.  About a month ago the server was having connectivity issues, with packet loss between the NIC and the Router.   I changed the cable, replaced the SonicWall router, and installed a new NIC.

After replacing the NIC on the Server everything worked fine, now I am having the same issue again.  All the other PC's and servers do not have any connectivity issues to the router.

I find it odd that a New NIC card would fail after a month with the same symptoms.  Any advice or suggestions are greatly appreciated.
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I have a Dell PowerEdge T110, which after a power outage is no longer booting, the message is "No boot device available. Current boot mode is set to BIOS. Please ensure compatible bootable media is available. Use the system setup program to change the boot mode as needed. Strike F1 to retry boot, F2 for system setup, F11 for BIOS boot manager"
Is the MBR corrupt?
I also noticed the IP Address is different now for IPV4
I attached pictures
Thanks
Boot-7.jpg
Boot-6.jpg
Boot-5.jpg
Boot-4.jpg
Boot-3.jpg
Boot-2.jpg
Boot-1.jpg
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Before I discovered about the lack of 120V wall outlets, I was just going to use an APC SmartUPS 750. Is there some way to just adapt from its NEMA 5-20 plug to the 208V outlet on the wall? Existing wiring in the server room has a 208V circular outlet. At the moment I don't know if it is 20A or 30A so please include both scenarios.

In order to stick with the current environment, we have to use APC. However everything the APC seems to offer in 208V input seems to be very expensive, plus I would have to step it down for the devices which are all NEMA 5-15 120V.
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I am trying to install windows server 2016 onto an IBM x3950 m2. I cannot get the installation to see the Hard Drives.

1. I have already created and initialised the Storage. I have 3 SSDs in a RAID 5 and 1 SSD standalone. Windows installation doesn't see either of them.
2. I have downloaded the RAID Drivers V6.714.05.00 which have a folder for Windows 2016 and appear to install during install but I still cannot see the Drives.

I have found a post where a number of people experience driver problems during install of server 2012R2, when R1 worked OK. They referenced an LSI SAS MegaRAID device. After watching the POST screens I have noted that I also have LSI although there is also reference to IBM ServeRAID-MR10k.

Can anyone advice if and how I can install Windows Server 2016 onto this server?

Thanks for any advice.
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I have a HP ml310e gen8 v2 server with 2 disk raid.Disk 2 had failed and i decided to replace that drive I shut down the server and replaced the drive. the server would not boot replaced the old drive and the server still wouldn't boot. i ran the acu and it says the raid is ready for rebuilding,  after the server initialises the raid card it says  1778 drive array assuming automatic data recovery process. this is with the the failed drive. it then goes through a disccheck  and moves on to  automatic repair.and I seem to be going around in circles. i am not great in raids so I must have screwed up someplace. is there any way i can get the working drive back running again?
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Server HardwareSponsored by Jamf Now

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Servers are computing devices that are similar to desktop computers in that they have the same basic components, but are significantly different in size, configuration and purpose. Servers are usually accessed over a network, and many run unattended, without a computer monitor, input device, audio hardware or USB interfaces. Many servers do not have a graphical user interface (GUI), and are configured and managed remotely. Servers typically include hardware redundancy such as dual power supplies, RAID disk systems, and ECC memory, along with extensive pre-boot memory testing and verification. Critical components might be hot swappable, and to guard against overheating, servers might have more powerful fans or use water cooling.