Posted by SiRu on August 31, 2013 ·
Last week, I wanted to find the model number of our Linux Server. I knew it was HP DL380 Server but was not sure whether it is a HP Gen8 Server or G7. So I decided to use the DMIDECODE command in Linux to find this information. By using the Dmidecode tool, I was able to find HP model number, serial number, BIOS, CPU, Expansion slots, Memory size etc. Today I will talk about Dmidecode command which [...]
Posted by SiRu on June 29, 2013 ·
I wanted to update firmware of a HP Blade Switch and was in a need to setup a TFTP server. TFTP is mainly used for file transfers between devices on UDP Port 69. I use Microsoft Windows based laptop and wanted to setup this TFTP server in my laptop itself. I was successful at the end :). In this article, let me explain how to setup a very simple TFTP Server without breaking your head.I used a small [...]
Posted by SiRu on 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. Microsoft included NIC teaming capability in Windows Server 2012 and I will show you [...]
Posted by SiRu on June 21, 2012 ·
Simple Management Network Protocol (SNMP) is a network management protocol which adds monitoring capabilities in IP Networks. SNMP service is available for Windows 2008 Operating System but it is not installed by default. In this article, we will learn how to install SNMP Service manually in Windows 2008 Operating System.
Before we install SNMP, let me tell some basic information about SNMP and where [...]
Posted by SiRu on December 15, 2011 ·
In this article, we will learn how to install SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) Service in Microsoft Windows 2003 Operating System. As we know SNMP Service basically act as an agent who collects the information that can be sent to Center Management Server. In the case of HP Servers, HP System Insight Manager or HP System Management Homepage are examples of Center Management Server.Here, we [...]
Posted by SiRu on February 12, 2011 ·
I used a retail version of Windows 2008 R2 CD and installed OS on an HP Proliant Server. Later on, when I checked in Windows device manager, I find many unknown devices with yellow marks listed. To troubleshoot, I checked Hardware Ids of each device and was successful in finding the right driver (Took some time). This incident gave me an idea to write a post.
The Hardware ID of the unknown device [...]