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HP 3PAR 10400 OOTB not responding

So, I newly had an HP 3PAR 10400 to initialize (4 controllers and 8 disk cages), as usual planned this with HP 3PAR deployment team and I installed the hardware and powered up the system and all was green and we were moving forward without any complications thankfully =).  First weird thing I noticed is… Read More »

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ESXi 5.5 and HP-AMS Heap globalCartel-1 already at its maximum size

Nothing better than waking to a Saturday support call, no? Don’t you just love not having a weekend and support your clients instead ;-). So long story short, it was a VMware Horizon View infrastructure and all the virtual machines that were being requested by the users were not powering on and we were getting… Read More »

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VMware Horizon View Black Screen (Hardware Issues)

From the topic you must by now have come across a dozen blogs and a couple of VMware KB articles describing the case and explaining the connectivity implied by the PCoIP protocol and you have gone off the firewall administrator to introduce him to the 10inch thick encyclopedia that you keep for such situations ;-).… Read More »

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Install HP Smart Update Manager (SUM) on RedHat Enterprise Linux 6

So this is one of the times that you can’t remotely install the latest drivers and firmware updates to a Linux host remotely, the work around is to install the HP SUM server on the Linux host and update it locally. You will need: The RedHat installation DVD (the one which contains the packages). The… Read More »

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HP t140 AIO Connection Manager and VMware Horizon View

When testing VMware View  via HP’s Connection Manager with USB-to-Serial converters for some reason when connecting the USB printing device is kept with the thin client and not forwarded to the VDI virtual machine. Sad enough to say that this has caused me havoc to troubleshoot I figured out a workaround to it:   Put… Read More »

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vSphere 5.x Tip To Toe: Upgrading vSphere 5.0 to 5.1 (HP’s iLO3 Style)

Well, we’re upfront again and we have something to update after working hours =). Without any further delay, mainly I’m going to state on how to upgrade your vCenter installation along with its components but when it comes to ESXi upgrade I actually used a pretty cool feature that is found on HP’s servers within… Read More »

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HP iLO Mobile App/Toolbox

I won’t say that it needs introduction, but this nifty little tools do make an admin a happy-admin, HP iLO Mobile Toolbox I believe is a starter to a bundle of tools that will take presence in the near future. It can be downloaded from here (http://itunes.apple.com/mx/app/hp-ilo-mobile-toolbox/id497560256?mt=8) sadly it only supports iLO3 Advance but you… Read More »

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