Posted by 4 Commentson April 22, 2013 ·
Network Adapter Teaming or NIC teaming is a brand new inbuilt feature available in Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Operating System. The concept of NIC teaming is also called as NIC Bonding. By doing Network teaming, you can combine multiple network adapters to achieve fault tolerance, load balancing and performance. Learn how to setup NIC teaming in Windows Server 2012 Operating System here..
Posted by 0 Commenton April 10, 2013 ·
There are different ways to restore iLO of an HP Server to factory default settings. You can use HPONCFG, use HP SmartStart CD, Use iLO RBSU or use Intelligent Provisioning to do it. There are more methods which can be adapted to restore iLO to Factory default settings. This article speaks about different methods which can be used to restore your Server iLO to factory default settings.
Posted by 0 Commenton April 1, 2013 ·
HP Easy Setup CD is available for HP ProLiant 100 G6 and G7 series servers. HP Easy Setup CD allow us to install Windows OS on HP Proliant servers. This CD is also packed with all required drivers, tools and utilities. In this article, I will go ahead and explain how to use HP Easy Setup CD to perform assisted installation of Windows OS on your HP Proliant 100 series servers. Read more to understand better.
Posted by 0 Commenton March 27, 2013 ·
HP Service Pack for Proliant (SPP) is a collection of drivers, software and firmware. SPP includes driver, agents, firmware packages and utilities for your HP Proliant ML DL SL and blade Servers. Here, we will discuss how to perform offline firmware update using HP Service Pack. Why I recommend offline update is because it is very secure. To perform the firmware update, you need to boot the server from the HP Service Pack ISO file you have downloaded. Want to learn more, then read this article.
Posted by 0 Commenton March 23, 2013 ·
HP Lights-Out Online Configuration Utility (HPONCFG.exe utility) is a tool which allows you reset Administrator password of iLO. You need to run HP Lights-Out Online Configuration Utility from the host server to to reset the iLO password. HP Lights-Out Online Configuration Utility allow us to reset the password without restarting the server. This tool will be a life saver for you. To know more, please read this guide.
Posted by 2 Commentson March 21, 2013 ·
HP Gen8 RBSU has an option to Enable/Disable the “USB Boot Support”, which will allow the server to boot from the USB devices connected to the server. RBSU also provides an option to change “Removable Flash Media Boot Sequence”. In this article, you will learn how to change these settings.
Posted by 2 Commentson March 5, 2013 ·
Intelligent Platform Management Interface or IPMI is a standard which allows remote management for Servers. IPMI makes use of Baseboard Management Card (BMC), BMC is a piece of hardware which is Always ON and will work regardless of the server being powered ON or OFF. In this article, I will explain how to use some basic IPMI commands to remotely manage your server.