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    Supermicro IPMI Fan Control on Windows

    Hi, I have a Supermicro H11DSi-NT motherboard that I am using for a dual boot (Ubuntu 18.04 and Windows 10) workstation. I am trying to lower the fan speed. I successfully lowered the fan speed on Ubuntu 18.04 using the excellent reference put together by PigLover...
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    LSI SAS9207-8e not recognized by my Windows system

    Hi everyone, I recently received an LSI SAS9207-8e from ebay and installed it into my PC (windows 10, v.1903). The card does not seem to be even recognized by the system. In device manager -> storage controllers it does not appear at all. - the card is getting (very) hot, so it is being powered...
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    Windows Server iSCSI target cyclical shutdown

    Hello! I have a problem with Windows Server 2019 (and tryed 2016 too) and iSCSI target I try to mount disk via iSCSI to blade server as boot disk, but when even one server has connected iSCSI interface starts to cyclical shutdown. Hardware: HP Dl380p Gen8 with QLE8152 as iSCSI target HP C7000...
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    SSD fast in ESXi and Windows slow in Linux

    Upgrading parts of my homelab and doing some storage tests using sysbench: sysbench --test=fileio --file-total-size=64G prepare sysbench --test=fileio --file-total-size=64G --file-test-mode=rndrw --max-time=300 --max-requests=0 run sysbench --test=fileio --file-total-size=64G cleanup I'm...
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    Quanta LB4M LACP for Windows 2016

    Hello everyone, I have a Quanta LB4M switch which I want to plug a Windows Server into and use the inbuilt Windows NIC Teaming with LACP to enable multiple NICs with. I have my switch config as: interface 0/49 addport 3/1 exit interface 0/50 addport 3/1 exit interface 3/1 description 'LACP...
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    Windows SMB performance issues

    Hi all, We recently set up a Solaris 11.4 server based on the following hardware; SuperMicro SSG-6049P-E1CR45L 2x XEON Silver 4114 10 Core 2.2GHz (LSI 3008 IT mode) 512GB DDR4-2666 ECC RAM 2 x Intel S4600 240GB 2 x Intel Optane 905P 480GB U.2 24 x HGST 10TB SAS 2 x Intel X540T2 10Gbe NIC Our...
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    Windows performance on Proxmox - sanity check

    Hello STH forum, I have a question about running Windows on Proxmox because this is giving me a bad time so far. I'm asking here at STH first because it seems to me there is more technical knowledge on STH than on the Proxmox forums. Some relevant specs of the box I'm running this on: Intel...
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    Cheap thin client for dual monitor (w10, 2012 r2 and 2016)

    Hi! I'm looking for a cheap thin client to replace my laptop at work. I would need 2x dvi (1920x1200), and at least 2 usb ports. It needs to support RDP to Windows 10 and Server 2016 (and earlier versions). I saw the HP T310, but as this is a Zero Client for Vmware, I'm pretty sure I cannot...
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    Only seeing some of iSCSI target from Windows 7

    We're setting up a new SAN for our office, running on CentOS 7. My initial setup is a 29TB RAID0 for the target. The Volume Group, Physical Volume and Logical Volume on the server all show up as 29TB. The server is running CentOS 7, netbsd-iscsi, and I'm doing the administration (including the...
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    ZFS server - hard/software components

    Hallo again, I changed some of my components for my personal NAS due to some space problems in my room. I now have the follow Hardware-list for my FreeNAS device: RAM: 2x Samsung DIMM 32GB, DDR4-2400, CL17-17-17, reg ECC Cache-SSD: 2x Samsung SSD 850 EVO 250GB HDD: 8x Seagate IronWolf NAS HDD...
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    Diskless Windows 10 workstation booted from NAS - possible? iSCSI? SMB?

    Hi all I'm in the process of a major upgrade to my home NAS. The server runs Solaris 11.3, with hardware of: 2 x 2.93GHz hex-core LGA1366 CPUs, 72GB RAM (considering upgrading to 120GB) and 32 ports of LSI 6GB SAS/SATA (2 x 2008, 2 x 2308). I currently have 27 x 2TB 7.2k SATA drives...
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    Mellanox ConnectX2 keeps disappearing (Windows 7)

    I purchased a few Mellanox ConnectX2 adapters and put them in my various machines. Initial install went very well, all cards detected, peer to peer network established and functioning, 10 gig, great! Then I rebooted my workstation, the card wasn't there anymore. I trek down to the equipment...
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    Moving a Windows RAID to a new machine

    Hi, I've been lurking here for awhile and have been upgrading equipment due to all the great deals that are posted here. Blessing and a curse... Thanks to all. Question 1: I have a 10 sata drive raid1 setup in a windows 8.1 generic machine. This raid is only data storage (OS is on a...
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    Active directory impact on local users

    Dear friends, We have a 30 systems with windows 7 professional here in the work group module. All the systems havetwo user accounts namely admin and staff, all of us employee will use the staff account. Now we planned to implement the domain concept here. I believe once we implement the domain...
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    Virtual Box ● Increase Disk Size ● In Windows

    At some point with VirtualBox I had a VM that needed more space. After looking around I found some way to do it. In this video you can learn /review how to increase your disk size on a windows host. The command to use is: VBoxmanage modifymedium D:\Nouveau dossier\cli-10\cli-10.vmdk –resize 50000
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    Nano Server Windows 2016 ● Installation ● 8 min

    How could you use a low footprint server like the Windows 2016 nano server from Microsoft? Windows 2016: One of the innovation on that system is the possibility to create a nano server with a realy small footprint. The idea is to generate a server with the minimum requirements. With this you...