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Install HP ACU on ESX4

To install the HP Array Configuration Utility on ESX4 I did the following: 1. Install the latest HP Proliant Support Paq for VMware ESX 4. 2. Install HP ACU Web Site (rpm -ivh cpqacuxe-8.50-5.0.noarch.rpm) 3. Install the HP ACU CLI … Continue reading

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HP ACU for Linux

I downloaded the HP Array Configuration Utility (ACU) for CLI and installed it on the ESX service console. While it doesn’t run totally smoothly, it can be used to make the odd Array change. I successfully used it to remove … Continue reading

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SNMP for ESX and HP using PRTG

Using SNMP to monitor ESX and HP Hardware Add appropriate configuration to snmpd.conf: # Following entries were added by HP Insight Management Agents at #      Wed Jan 23 17:26:38 EST 2008 dlmod cmaX /usr/lib/libcmaX.so rwcommunity <writecommunity> 127.0.0.1 rocommunity public localhost … Continue reading

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Move a disk array between controllers (HP)

Steps to move array successfully Move disks to new array controller When system boots the 5i will report an array failure. Select F1 to continue. NOTE: The default is F2 which marks the disks as failed and doesn’t allow them … Continue reading

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