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How to use HiPAM authorization with OpenSSH?

My client is implementing HiPAM (or Hitachi ID) for production systems. One requests temporary access to machines in a certain group, and can, upon approval, access them either via an ssh-client ...
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2TB Hitachi HDD showing as 1TB

I have recently bought a bunch of enterprise-used Hitachi 2TB drives. They all work fine, and have typical numbers present in S.M.A.R.T., which is around 30 power-ons and 45.000 hours spinning. This ...
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HDD not found in CrystalDiskInfo

I'm running Windows 7 Pro with a Hitachi HDS721010CLA332 HDD as my single (only) drive. This drive appears in the Device Manager (which is how I obtained the model number) and wmic (SMART) utility ...
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Why does disabling head parking on HGST 7K1000 HDD cause read/write sounds every second (or sometimes more)?

When the APM value of the drive is set to 254 or 255 (head parking is disabled) using either hdparm or HDDScan utilities, my HGST 7K1000 HTS721010A9E630 hard drive is occasionally making normal quiet ...
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HGST 7K1000 HDD is making read/write sounds every second (or more) for reasons unknown

My recently bought HGST 7K1000 HTS721010A9E630 hard drive is occasionally making normal quiet activity sounds, but in periodic short bursts lasting (hard to say...) from 0.1 to 0.5 seconds and ...
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Is it totally OK to drop a HGST 2.5 inch hard drive from 6 inch (15 cm) height?

I've purchased a new HGST HTS721010A9E630 2.5 inch hard drive. The same day I dropped it inside my bag from approximately 6 inch (15 cm) height in vertical position and it landed on its side where the ...
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Hitachi 1 TB LifeStudio ext drive formatted UDF want to format NTFS

I had a late 2009 IMAC. I used this Hitachi ext drive for backup. IMAC died. Replaced with new Windows 10 pc. I would like to use this drive for backup for new pc. PROBLEM: PC sees this drive as CD ...
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Why would a 2TB Hitachi hard disk drive sporadically shut down ever 1 to 2 hours?

I got a Dell server from a giveaway at my school (Optiplex something). The Server came with a 2TB hard disk drive (Hitachi HDS723020BLA642), and a 250GB SSD. The SSD is now my main OS disk in my ...
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Why does my hard drive perform well in benchmarks but slow in applications?

My hard drive has been acting slow lately, taking several seconds to load an application. It's the Hitachi HTS723232L9SA62 (7200 RPM). I ran a benchmark and the speeds were in the 70 Megabytes/second ...
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Hitachi HDD PCB ROM Replacement (firmware)

I've put a 24V adapter on a 12V HDD. Now the PCB is broken (HDD does not spin up anymore.). I'm very lucky and found a HDD with the exact same PCB. I've been searching on the internet and found that ...
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dd to a Hitachi HDD

Is it safe to perform a dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sda bs=512k to an 80GB Hitachi HDD via a bootable linux cd? and format it with a new file system? I hope that won't cause me any problems later, the ...
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Why is my Hitachi Deskstar singing an odd tune, but not death rattle-type metal?

I've got an old Hitachi Deathstar drive that functions perfectly, but is now singing a weird tune when not being accessed. Like its taken up house music on its free time. If it were doing this while ...
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Repeated BSODs (0x7A) while Win 7 is running

I repeatedly encounter BSODs with this error code: 0x7A - KERNEL_DATA_INPAGE_ERROR My computer is running Windows 7 (all the latest updates and service packs installed). I already looked up the ...
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Hard disk not detected in BIOS, disk does spin up when powered

A friend asked me if I could fix his laptop, with the description "black screen on boot". Having tried using his laptop I immediately noticed that the laptop's BIOS claims there is no hard disk ...