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Fault detected on drive 0 in disk drive bay 1

Under the circumstances where our system operates Windows Server 2019 on a Dell PowerEdge R440 server and displays the error message: Fault detected on drive 0 in disk drive bay 1 The hard disks in ...
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Getting strange error (unicodedecodeerror) installing any version of VMware esxi on dell r720 server

m having an issue installing ESXi on the SD card on a dell r720. The installer starts and prompts a quick CPU related error but progresses to the the install phase: The install phase gets stuck at ...
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How do I Start Dell EMC PowerEdge XR2 Server automatically when a power source is connected?

Is there a way to boot on a Dell PowerEdge XR2 server once power is connected to it, similar to how an Intel NUC can boot on power?
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Is it possible to host an A100 40 GB PCIe accelerator on a Dell PowerEdge R740?

We have a Dell PowerEdge R740 server. Is it possible to mount inside it a A100 40GB PCIe Nvidia accelerator?
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Dell PowerEdge R610 with external graphic card white screens when I powerload the gpu

I have a Dell PowerEdge R610 and 1 year ago I made it for gaming, so I had put a graphic card on it (Nvidia GTX 1050TI). The idea is that this gpu doesn't fit in the 1U case and as far as I know it ...
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Dell Poweredge Controller and ZFS

I've been looking at many different option for a home backup server. I'll going to be getting a dell poweredge r430. It contains a perc h730 mini. It has dated hardware, and I plan to pare it with ...
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ESXi to Laptop via USB-To-Ethernet Adapter Issue

I have a Dell R620 server and has the NIC connected to a USB-To-Ethernet Adapter which is connected to the Laptop via USB. I can access the Dell Server and ESXi from the Laptop via the USB-To-Ethernet ...
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Dell R710 RAID PERC H700 Foreign Configuration(s) issue

Just getting around to setting up my server from it sitting some 2 years without plugging it in or running it at all. Now prior to it sitting I did have it running for awhile and I know it does run as ...
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Why am I gettting errors when trying to install Windows Server 2012 R2 onto Dell PowerEdge R510?

I have a new Dell PowerEdge R510 rack server that I am trying to install Windows Server 2012 R2 onto. The machine has all 12 slots filled with 3TB hard drives. I've created 2 virtual disks: Disk 0/ ...
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BMC Update issue

Dell C6100. Bios 1.81. BMC 1.2(2011) When trying to update BMC firmware using the DELL given firmware and live boot CentOS software, i am unable to stop the service ipmi. The update fails due to this....
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CentOS 8 doesn't find any disk

I need some help about CentOS 8. I am trying to install CentOS 8 to Dell PowerEdge r715 server with a RAID-10 configured, but when I run the installer, it can not find the disks form the server, but ...
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how to access display of a pre-owned server?

hey guys i purchased this server at an auction and i'm using it for my own home server for web development. It came without a cable for the back so i bought one off amazon (VGA CABLE) It's a server ...
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Dell USC/LCC freezes, no iDRAC connection on PowerEdge R710

The Unified Server Configurator keeps getting stuck on being halfway loaded. The dedicated iDRAC port doesn't seem to work at all (LED indicators show no signs of life). Dell PowerEdge R710, BIOS ...
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Dell server repurposing

I have the opportunity to get my hands on an older server (Dell PowerEdge T320). Now I don't know very much about servers in general and had a few questions. If I were to get it, it wouldn't come ...
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Dell PowerEdge T310 Fan Noise Reduction

I'm working with a Dell PowerEdge T310 that's terribly loud. Unfortunately I'm in a situation where I need to install it into an office with people working. According to this thread it seems as though ...
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Do all drives need to be SAS or can one RAID array be SATA?

We have a Dell PowerEdge T330 server. This machine has 8 hard drive bays which support either SAS or SATA drives. Currently, they're all SATA. We're looking to upgrade one of the RAID arrays to SAS ...
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HDDs don’t work properly with Dell 6/IR Raid Controller

I maintain a Dell PowerEdge T410 (running Windows Server 2019 Essentials) with a SAS 6/IR RAID controller configured with a RAID1 of two Seagate Exos E 7E2 1TB (link to exact specs here) HDDs, which ...
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Strange issue with Dell PowerEdge R610 hard drive status lights

I setup a test FreeNAS server the other day on a spare Dell PowerEdge r610 and noticed that the hard drive activity LEDs are always both lit no matter what the server is doing. I have 6 1TB 7.2k SAS ...
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Dell PE 1850 stuck on boot, can't enter Setup

I acquired a PowerEdge 1850 from a friend who was moving away. I'm trying to get it to boot, but after the DELL loading screen, it only outputs: One 3.20 GHz Processor, Processor Bus: 800 MHz, L2 ...
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PowerEdge T330 PCIe lane sizes?

I am looking at purchasing a Dell T330 Poweredge. The Dell website datasheet indicates that the T330 has 4 PCIe slots internally, however it fail to mention if the slots are x8 lanes or other. Does ...
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How to boot Ubuntu server (Dell PowerEdge R230) from USB flash drive and then install on a NVMe SSD?

tl;dr - How to boot an Ubuntu server installation from an USB flash drive? I am trying to boot an Ubuntu Server 18.04 installation on a server that doesn't allow booting from an NVMe drive. Since the ...
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Can I add new hard drives without restarting?

I have a Dell PowerEdge R720 with a PERC H710P Mini controller. I currently have 10 disks in a RAID10 array, and I need to expand the array, or create a new virtual disk with 2 new 1.2TB disks I have. ...
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I have 87% packet loss on a direct connection?

Bought a dell r720. Trying to install proxmox on it. Proxmox is a VM host. I plugged an Ethernet cable into the NIC on the r720 and my NIC on my desktop. Desktop is 10.12.1.18. Proxmox is 10....
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Bad R610 center slots

I bought a Dell R610 from eBay for a personal lab and it appears that the center slots are not working. I have six drives installed which are the same (300GB, 10K, SAS by HP)but the center ones (02 ...
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Autounattend.xml Issue (Disk Configuration) with Windows Server 2016 on Dell PowerEdge R330

I'm having some issues getting an unattend file working with Server 2016 Essentials. I'm working with a Dell PowerEdge R330 with a PERC 330 RAID adapter (currently all drives in the machine are in a ...
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Power Consumption of Dell PowerEdge Servers

I'm completely new to this field and I apologise if this is the wrong forum. I am looking to buy 3x Dell PowerEdge 1850 and 1x PowerEdge 2850 servers for home use. However, I am worried about their ...
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Can one install a cuda-capable gpu in a Dell R900?

Does anybody have any experience putting a cuda-capable gpu in a R900? It doesn't seem to be officially supported, so I wanted to get some advice before proceeding.
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VGA to HDMI Adapter unsupported signal, check device output

It's been pretty tough trying to get the following setup to work: 1) Dell PowerEdge R710 (Video Card MGA G200eW WPCM450) 2) Sony Bravia 40" as Monitor 3) VGA to HDMI converter 3) Ubuntu Xenial Or ...
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Dell PE2950 Will not boot

I have a fresh install of CentOS 7.2 on a Dell PE2950 that will not reboot properly. Every time that I try to reboot, BIOS changes, RAID changes, after booting into the OS on HDDs or USB. No matter ...
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RAID 1 using Dell PERC H330, with no cache and no battery

We recently leased a dedicated server and found out that the server (Dell PowerEdge R230) has a Dell PERC H330 RAID controller. As we searched Dell's website, we found out that this controller does ...
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Can a “Dual Rank Memory Module of 8 Gb” added to two " single rang module of 4Gb"?

I have poweredge T20 is capable of supporting up to 32 GB. I presently have 2 slots filled with the following memory: Two of 4GB 1Rx8 PC3L-12800E DDR3-1600MHz Unbuffered Single Rank Memory Module ...
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Why aren't there any SCSI drivers for my install of UBUNTU 16.10 on my poweredge 2650

I was gifted a server, and I am trying to install Ubuntu 16.10 on it(dell poweredge 2650) and regardless of if I try to install Debian or Ubuntu I continue to run into the same issue; my scsi drives ...
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Dell R730 PERC H730p mini performance issue post BIOS Update

I am scratching my head on this issue so it's time to ask the community! Below is a benchmark after a fresh install of Windows Server 2012 This next picture is a benchmark I happened to do AFTER ...
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Dell poweredge R620 RAM Population

In my Dell poweredge R620 server i install 8GB 12 Memory stick in slot B1-B12,but some memory stick not showing(B5,B6,B9,B10),server usable memory is 64gb now.Plz suggest me RAM population. Edit:All ...
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Why does Dell PowerEdge T330 force hardware RAID for 8 drive configuration?

I'm considering the Dell PowerEdge T330 server tower to run CentOS Linux. The chassis configurations that can be ordered are either 4 3.5" hard drive slots or 8. We need to run a software RAID (that's ...
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R900 with Discs larger than 4TB

My Hardware Dell PowerEdge R900 with LSI Logic / Symbios Logic MegaRAID SAS 1078 (rev 04) R900 Technical Specifications About Hard Drives it says maximum for 3.5” 2.0TB SATA. This is an older ...
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iDRAC 5 on home network?

So I bought a second hand Dell Poweredge 1950 R3 and I bought it with a iDRAC 5 interface card. I am going to use it for college this year and use it as a vSphere host as my college course requires a ...
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Quieter cooling solution for Dell PowerEdge C6100 Server

I have a Dell PowerEdge C6100, I’ve stripped out 3 of the nodes and I’m down to only using one. I’ve taken out 3 of the fans to reduce noise and left one fan for the single remaining node. I would ...
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Can't enter UEFI Boot Manager on Dell R610

This system seems to have a hybrid BIOS / UEFI setup. Before doing anything, I reset the NVRAM of the machine using the Clear NVRAM jumper on the motherboard.. I can get into the BIOS, and I have ...
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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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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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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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Is the Dell T110 using a standard motherboard size? [closed]

I have the opportunity to buy a very cheap, second hand Dell T110 tower. However, I want to move most of the components, namely motherboard, processor and memory, to a rack case. Is anyone able to ...
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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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R710 - Win2003 Install - Drive Partition Issue

I installed Windows 2003 server on an R710 with RAID5. The problem is that it started with a C: partition with drivers on it. So - the base OS installed on Drive E (because D was taken by the DVD ...
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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 Poweredge 2850 RAM

Dell reports that 8GB is the max but Windows System spec tool indicates 16GB possible. Has anyone actually been able to add more than 8GB to this motherboard and actually have it report more than 8GB ...
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