Posted by SiRu on December 9, 2012 ·
I never thought I will face this issue in my life, but it happened . When I turned ON a HP Proliant Server and tried to launch HP RBSU by pressing F9 key, suddenly Command Line window popped out! I restarted Server and tried to launch RBSU) again, but the story was same.
Are you wondering what is HP RBSU? RBSU (HP ROM-Based Setup Utility) is the BIOS of your HP Server. HP Server RBSU (BIOS) [...]
Posted by SiRu on December 7, 2011 ·
We all know that many of the 100 series HP Proliant Servers (Example: DL140 G3 Server, DL160 G5 Server) are shipped with HP Embedded SATA RAID controller. This SATA controller is an entry level storage controller from HP. HP Embedded SATA RAID controller can create arrays with RAID levels 0, 1, and 1+0 using Non-Hot Plug SATA hard drives. Today, we will learn how to create a RAID array on servers which [...]
Posted by SiRu on December 6, 2011 ·
HP Proliant 100 series G5 servers are shipped with HP Embedded G5 SATA Controller/4-Port Internal SAS HBA controller. The Embedded SATA RAID Controller can create arrays with RAID levels 0, 1, and 1+0 on SATA hard drives and HP 4-Port Internal SAS HBA controller can create arrays with RAID levels 0, 1, and 1+0 on SAS/SATA hard drives.
By default, these RAID Controllers are not enabled in BIOS, so [...]
Posted by SiRu on 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 embedded on the System board and chipset is from AMD. This an an entry level RAID controller hence do not expect any advanced RAID features.
The RAID level supported on HP ProLiant MicroServer is RAID 1 and 0. This Server has space for up to four hard drives [...]
Posted by SiRu on May 30, 2011 ·
Today we will learn about Automatic Server Recovery (ASR). ASR feature is available on most of the HP servers. Before we proceed, I will try to provide you brief idea about ASR and how it works. Later we will check how to enable or disable ASR on your HP Server.
The ASR feature is a hardware-based timer. This timer does have a countdown timer. ASR will be keep checking whether the server is responding [...]
Posted by SiRu on February 7, 2011 ·
HP ProLiant 100 Series Servers are entry level, low cost servers. Most of these servers are shipped with low cost entry level SATA RAID controllers/Smart array controllers. Unlike in the cases of 300 series/500 series of HP Servers, the RAID controllers in 100 series servers are not enabled by default, hence it must be enabled in BIOS/RBSU (Rom Based Setup Utility).
In this post, we will show you [...]