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FixIT: Addressing Attention Lights on HP Integrity Servers

The CentricsIT engineering experts are here to help with your data center in our monthly FixIT column. This month, learn how to access and clear system error logs  to address attention lights on HP Integrity servers. Below, our engineers walk you through an example on how to first show the log, then select event, and finally select Text to make the log more readable. You can also clear the logs using the C command. If you need additional assistance, contact us to talk about our on-demand engineering options.    [mp] MP> SL   Event Log Viewer Menu:   Log Name            Entries    % Full      Latest Timestamped Entry --------------------------------------------------------------------------- E - System Event          741        72 %      21 Jan 2012 04:14:32 F - Forward Progress     4000       100 % B - Current Boot          148        [...]

FixIT: HP Firmware Update

Here at CentricsIT, we are your IT experts. When any IT maintenance issue arises in your data center, we are here to help. If there is an error code you can't fix, let us assist you in our monthly FixIT column. This month, we're focusing on HP firmware updates. We will walk you through updating two different firmware processes: iLO 4 firmware on a BL460c g8 through the iLO web browser BIOS firmware through the iLO 4 web browser The steps for these two processes are very similar overall, but there are a few small changes between them to note. For the iLO 4 firmware update on a BL460c g8, you'll find the firmware link via HP's Support Center page. For this example, you will be downloading version 2.03. One [...]

How We See IT: HP ProLiant DL360 Gen9 Server

For this month's How We See IT feature, we are focusing on the HP ProLiant DL360 Gen9 Server. This server is designed for high-performance computing while being incredibly efficient with energy savings. The Gen9 Server has dense computing power, which offers users vast flexibility, resulting in overall improved performance. The server can be can be fully configured to your needs, optimizing its performance in your data center. If you're in the market for a server that has optimal versatility within the network to next-level computing abilities, look no further than the HP ProLiant DL360 Gen9 Server. Features and Capabilities High-performance Computation With its built-in SmartMemory DIMM slots, the HP ProLiant DL360 Gen9 Server is designed with the capabilities of advanced intelligence for improving performance. This results in reduced downtime and [...]

How We See IT: HP ProCurve 2920 Switch Series

How We See IT: In this month's feature, we are focusing on HP ProCurve 2920 Switch Series. This series consists of five switches. The 2920 switch can support a total of 740W of PoE/PoE+ power and includes the additional power supply. The perks associated with the HP ProCurve 2920 Switch line include a warranty from the manufacturer, affordability over the competition, and the fact that HP is gaining market share in the networking space. This switch series is a cost-effective, scalable solution for those with high-performance networks and is great for managing enterprises. Features and Capabilities These switches are designed for optimal connectivity, energy-efficient performance, and next-level software networking. In the 2920 Switch series, the five options are: the HP 2920-24G and 2920-24G-PoE+ Switches with 24 10/100/1000 ports; and the [...]

How We See IT: HP ProLiant BL460c G7 Server Blade

At CentricsIT, we are your IT experts, and here is what we have to say about HP ProLiant BL460c G7 Server Blades. Your Needs: Power Savings Maximum Performance Improved Efficiency How We See IT: HP BL460c G7 Server Blade machines are designed to meet the needs of any size company—from a small business to a large enterprise. Here are some of the important functionalities of the ProLiant Blade servers: Support of the latest Intel Xeon processors A wide variety of input and output options The innovative Virtual Connect technology Numerous network interconnect alternatives Integrated Lights Out Multiple redundant features Embedded RAID controllers The HP ProLiant BL460c G7 provides greater 2P x86 server blade density without compromise and maximum power efficiency with flexibility and choice. Power Savings HP ProLiant BL460c G7 servers [...]