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Dell DRAC shared mode not working with ubuntu server

I have a Dell PowerEdge 2950 with a DRAC 5 installed. I want to have two port working but my 1st port won't work so temporarily I want to use the DRAC port with ubuntu server I have in shared mode and ...
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Dell T110. System board failure after RAM upgrade

I upgrade T110 RAM from 4G to 16G. 4G RAM is default RAM(2G + 2G). New RAM is SAMSUNG 4G PC3-10600R-09-10-E1-P0(Manual sheets says DDR3, 13333MHz). When switch on, the diagnostic lights indicate no.1 ...
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Converting server drives into external drives

My workplace recently decommissioned a Dell Poweredge server, and I'm permitted to scavenge for bits I want. In particular, there are a few Seagate Cheeta 10K.7 Ultra U320 SCSI drives that I'd like to ...
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Automatic power on my server

I have a problem with electricity in my company (common cuts) how can I make my server (DELL POWEREDGE 2900) starts automatically when the electricity is restored and I'm not there
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Dell PowerConnect 2716 VLan + ESXi

I've been trying to implement VLans into my Homelab, which consists of a Dell PowerConnect 2716, a Dell PowerEdge T20 with ESXi 6 and a self-build FreeNAS box. I want to set up the following VLans: ...
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BIOS of Dell R410 resets for no good reason

We run a Dell R410 server. The trouble we are facing is that it does not remember it's BIOS settings. The pain in that is that we need to be physically at the server when it reboots. Let me list some ...
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Recover data from non-RAID SCSI drives on Dell PowerEdge

I have two old Dell PowerEdge 1750 servers. Server A has failed physically, and I need to restore some data from it's hard drives using server B (I do not have any other hardware that can work with ...
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Advice on buying a server for virtualization [closed]

So I am a student. I'm looking to buy a server for virtualization. I would like to test different product and make testing environments (like in production) to expand my knowedgle with server ...
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Problems will Dell Poweredge 2900

My buddy is an IT professional who ended up with an extra PowerEdge 2900 server with a valid key for SBS 2003. He gifted it to me in return since he knew I wanted a personal home media server. I got 4 ...
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Blank screen, CentOS 6.5

I'm on a Dell PowerEdge 2850, and I recently installed CentOS 6.5, and it worked well for a while, then recently whenever I booted into the OS like after the BIOS screen, everything went blank and it ...
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Trying to install GPU in dell poweredge 1950 - refuses to boot past bios?

I currently have a poweredge 1950 (gen II i believe) in my possession setup as a ESXi vm host, i wanted to install a GPU in it i had lying around. its an NVidia 9800GT installed into one of the PCI-X ...
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Dell PERC H710P Raid Control reduced I/O speeds when idle

I have a Dell PERC H710P Raid Controller card and 4 Dell Certified 600GB Solid State Drives configured in RAID-10. I have a Dell Poweredge R820. After performing benchmark tests using ATTO, I usually ...
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Need to find a spare accessory for a Dell PowerEdge 1850 [closed]

I am searching (urgently) for an accessory whose name I do not know. I was trying to unplug a patch cable from one of the in-built NICs which has a clever little tool positioned above it. It has a ...
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Unsafe power off on power button pressed

I have Ubuntu Server 13.10 set up on a Dell PowerEdge 2950 (Gen II), and whenever I press (not press and hold) the power button the machine doesn't safely shutdown (it instantly powers off), though it ...
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BIOS and Windows show different amounts of RAM [duplicate]

I upgraded my server, a Dell Power-edge 2900, from 2 GB (4 sticks of 512 MB) to 10 GB (by adding 2 sticks of 4 GB). On the BIOS it shows the correct size of my ram but on Windows Server 2003 it shows ...
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Will an old Pentium 4-based server run Windows Server 2008 R2?

I have a Dell PowerEdge 400sc with 4GB DDR 400, Pentium 4 3.2GHz. It's an old server I would like to re-purpose as a domain controller/web server/file server for home intranet - mostly as a learning ...
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Cannot enable Wifi adapter

I have a Google Search Appliance which is really just a Poweredge 2950 II. It's running Windows 2008R2 x64. I have a Linksys WMP600N PCI card installed in the riser. Due to current temporary housing ...
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Is EM64T the same as VT-Enabled?

I have here a Dell Poweredge 850 which I got from my old work, I just install windows 7 to test and see if everything is ok, I want to set it up as a linux ubuntu server using Virtualbox, and or ...
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Missing 'HID-Compliant Device/Consumer Control Device'

When I go to use my Server (Dell PowerEdge T300 running Windows Server 2003 R2), I have to sometimes use our 2 Port USB KMV Switch (TrendNet TK-209) to switch from a different computer to my Server. ...
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Upgrading RAM in a server [Dell poweredge T610]

While this may come off as yet another ram question it is slightly different in what I have seen covered. I've updated my own RAM before, but this is throwing me off for two reasons. One, it is a ...
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Cheap Graphic Card for Poweredge r300?

I want to use Poweredge R300 as Workstation, and I want the ability to use two monitors. I don't know much about server hardware, so I am afraid I may buy the wrong one which doesn't fit. What ...
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Merge 3 ISO file segments into 1 complete ISO file

I need to merge 3 ISO files from Dell website and they state the following: Download all ISO file segments into an empty subdirectory on your local hard drive. After you have downloaded all ...
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Multiple Monitors on Poweredge r710?

My desktop pc is dead, i have poweredge r710 and i 've decided to use it as my workstation. I installed windows 7, but there is only 1 port for monitor on the back..I want to run dual monitors as my ...
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Can't Remote into Windows Server

I have a Dell server wired into the router. I was able to connect to it with my laptop (laptop is wireless) before my router died. My verizon router went kaput, and I got everything else back up and ...