Posted by 80 Commentson August 21, 2011 ·
HP ProLiant MicroServer is an entry level Server which provides basic functionality of a Server. As per HP, ProLiant MicroServer gives you basic server performance but at a PC price. Today, we will see how to create a RAID Array using AMD Option ROM Utility. We have 2 HDDs installed on this server and we will try to create a RAID 1 Logical drive on our MicroServer.
Posted by 0 Commenton August 16, 2011 ·
HP ProLiant MicroServer is an entry level Server from HP. This server is shipped with Embedded SATA RAID controller. The RAID controller is from AMD. To use RAID, we need to enable Embedded SATA RAID in BIOS. If you do not enable RAID in BIOS, you will not be able to use the RAID Functionality of this controller. This article shows how to enable Embedded SATA RAID in BIOS
Posted by 21 Commentson August 7, 2011 ·
In this article we will discuss about transferring or copying of HP Firmware DVD, HP SmartStart CD and HP Easy Setup CD to a USB key/thumb drive. Many times, you may need to use above said CD/DVDs on your Server. It will be nice if we can put this CD/DVDs in a USB thumb drive so that we can boot from it whenever needed. Continue reading ..
Posted by 18 Commentson July 24, 2011 ·
HP Array Configuration Utility supports Online spare HDD management. When you create an Array using ACU, you also have an option to assign Spare HDDs. You might be thinking why I need a spare Hard drive configured in my array? Check out this article to find out more.
Posted by 0 Commenton July 11, 2011 ·
What is a spare Hard drive in a RAID array? Spare hard drive function same as a spare tire/tyre of you car. When a hard drive fails in an array, the controller will rebuild the data to the online spare HDD. Here in this post, we will see how to assign a spare HDD using ORCA. Option ROM Configuration for Arrays (ORCA) allows us to assign a spare Hard drive to an Array, click to read more..
Posted by 22 Commentson July 5, 2011 ·
We have installed Windows 2008 on a HP DL160 G6 Server and found that one of the driver is missing in Windows device manger. Whenever you come across with driver issue (Or unknown device in Device manager), we need to find the Device IDs/Hardware IDs of the unknown device. So we have checked the Hardware Ids of this unknown device and we found that it has the ID: ACPI\HPQ000B
Posted by 5 Commentson June 30, 2011 ·
While installing OS using HP SmartStart CD on a brand new Server, you may receive an error message “no disk available for installing an Operating System”. The error message will be shown at the main page (home page) of HP SmartStart CD, moreover the “Install” and “Run Saved Installation” buttons will be disabled. To understand more, I would recommend you to continue reading this article.