Posted by SiRu on May 20, 2012 ·
RAID migration is a feature supported by all HP Smart Array Controllers. RAID migrations allows system administrators to change (migrate) the RAID levels of logical drives on their HP Server (For example: from a RAID 1 logical drive to a RAID 5 logical drive without disturbing the existing data). You can easily migrate an existing logical drive to a new RAID level using HP Array configuration Utility [...]
Posted by SiRu on September 14, 2011 ·
Integrated Lights-Out (iLO) is an integrated hardware component installed on all HP Proliant and Blade Servers. iLO facilitates remote management of the server. Latest HP Proliant G7 Servers are installed with Integrated Lights-Out 3 (iLO3). Compared to older versions of iLO and iLO2, iLO3 is much faster and gives more advanced features. Today, we will discuss about firmware updation of iLO3.
Posted by SiRu on July 5, 2011 ·
Today, we are discussing about a common driver issue with HP 100 Series sever. 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 (refer this article ). So we have checked the Hardware [...]
Posted by SiRu on June 20, 2011 ·
In this post, we will discuss how to find the HP NULL IMPI drivers. We have installed Windows 2008 on a 100 Series HP Server (Example: DL180 G6 Server) and found that one of the driver is missing in device manager. When we checked the hardware instance ID/Device ID/Device instance ID of the unknown device, it is listed as ACPI\IPI0001. This device ID is for HP NULL IPMI Controller.
Whenever you come [...]
Posted by SiRu on June 17, 2011 ·
In this post, we will learn how to disable the HP OEM logo screen (or Splash screen) of 100 Series HP Proliant Servers. We have already discussed how to disable HP logo screen (Splash screen) of HP G6 and G7 Servers. If you have not read our article, you could find it here.
If you are using HP Proliant 100 series servers and wanted to disable HP Logo screen or Splash screen, then we need to disable [...]
Posted by SiRu on April 20, 2011 ·
In this post, we will learn how to download and install latest HP ProLiant Support Pack on your HP Server. We all know that HP ProLiant Support pack is a bundle of all the latest drivers, utilities and management agents of your HP Server.
At the time of writing this article, the latest version of HP ProLiant Support Pack available at HP.com is version 8.7 (Release date: 5th April 2011).
Before you [...]
Posted by SiRu on April 18, 2011 ·
HP Proliant Support Pack (PSP) is a bundle of essential drivers, utilities, and management agents optimized for your HP ProLiant and Blade servers. Each ProLiant Support Pack version is a tested software package which includes software maintenance tools designed to help efficiently install, upgrade, and manage system software.PSPs are released for Microsoft Windows and Linux server environments. PSP [...]