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HP Proliant servers | Avoid disconnecting iLO during Firmware update of other server components

Everyone who has worked with HP Proliant servers noticed at least once in their life that the iLO disconnect when you update the firmware to the last build of the server. I mean in the situation when you are working remotely and not on location. I figured out that you can avoid this problem to …

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HP – Netgear | Trunk configuration between and HP Procurve and a Netgear GSM7352

How to create a trunk between an HP Procurve switch and a Netgear GSM7352S. First I start on the Netgear switch. By going to the Tab: Switching > LAG. Create a new LAG with a useful name/number id. For the trunk it’s best to use the static mode, enable STP and set the Admin Mode …

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HP Procurve Switch | Recover boot sequence after removing boot.ini in the Monitor ROM Console.

If you have HP Procurve 2910al switches in the serial number range Than you will face the issue that you aren’t able to upgrade to Firmware version 15.x Via the HP support my collegue got the following commands to try to solve this issue. In boot monitor mode : 0. Monitor ROM Console 1. Primary …

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Windows Small Business server 2011 | Can't find any network interface during setup

Today I received during installation of a Small Business server 2011 an error that the network interface couldn’t be found. I was installing SBS 2011 on a HP Proliant ML 350 G8. Unfortunately I haven’t a print screen of the error. How ever below the solution when you get it. First of all there isn’t …

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HP Proliant Integrated Management Log Viewer = Error "No System Management driver is loaded"

Today I got the annoying message “No System Management driver is loaded” when I was trying to open the HP Proliant Integrated Management Log Viewer. (Image below) After trying the open the HP Proliant Integrated Management Log Viewer with administrative rights. It seems to work only when you use “Run as administrator”.

VMware ESXi5 and HP lefthand | Best Practice document

Just today I found a really useful document of HP. It contained information about a setup for VMware ESXi5 and HP left hand P4000 series. “notes from the Document” This white paper provides detailed information on how to integrate VMware vSphere® 5.0 with HP P4000 LeftHand SAN Solutions. VMware vSphere is an industry leading virtualization …

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VMWARE & HP | Trunking settings on VMware server and HP Procurve Switch

How to configure a trunk between a VMware server and a HP Procurve Switch. You can decide by yourself what to configured first. I will explainthe settings for the VMware ESX server first and than I will explain the switch configuration. Vmware ESX Server Login to the VMware VCenter Console. Click on an ESX Server …

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