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It seems there is a small bug in the IPMI Firmware 1.XX or 2.xx of the X9 dual socket motherboards regarding the redirection of the KVM media devices like CD,Floppy,... as known Virtual Media. How To Resolve : In the Ipmi Webgui go to : Configuration ...
"IT" Firmware maximizes the connectivity and performance aspects of the HBA. "IR" Firmware addresses additional reliability needs with limited RAID functionality via RAID 0, 1, 10 and 10E capabilities.
Driver Install ESXI 4.X by using ESXI Console : Download Driver, CIM support and LSI Megaraid Storage Mananger from : http://www.lsi.com/support/Pages/download-search.aspx 1. Upload the driver by using WINSCP in the /tmp folder on the Esxi server 2....
UPDATING FIRMWARE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK ARECA * Dos * _CREATE A BOOTABLE USB-STICK [HTTPS://WWW.AHEAD-IT.EU/SUPPORT/?/KNOWLEDGEBASE/ARTICLE/VIEW/26/0/HOW-DO-I-CREATE-A-BOOTABLE-USB-STICK]__._ * _DOWNLOAD ARECA FIRMWARE [HTTP://WWW.ARECA.COM.TW/SUP...
Login to the server with SSH First we need to get the Safe ID from the controller : /opt/lsi/MegaCLI # ./MegaCli -ELF -GetSafeId -a0 Safe ID is "XXXXXXXXXXX" /opt/lsi/MegaCLI # ./MegaCli -ELF -Applykey key "XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX" -a0 Successful...
!!!SUPERMICRO RECOMMEND TO USE THE DEDICATED LAN FOR THE IPMI TRAFIC!!! There are AMI and ATEN, there are also X8 and X9 motherboards. You need to determine first if you are using X8 or X9 motherboard. Then determine if it's using ATEN or AMI firmwa...
It can happen that you encounter some problems with your raidcontroller or Open-e. So in that case, our support team require the logs for further investigation. How to collect the logs from : * OPEN-E * Go to Open-e webgui * Status --> Hardware...
1. BIOS : - Press Del after reboot and enter the bios. - Go to ipmi --> network settings 2. Operating Systems : Windows, Linux, Vmware, Xen,... - Supermicro has a special tool to setup the ipmi this tool is called IPMICFG (before ipnmac). For f...
How to Install a CPU + Heatsink : CPU/Heatsink Installation/Removal User's Guide [1] Links: ------ [1] http://www.supermicro.nl/manuals/other/CPU_Heatsink%20Installation%20and%20Removal.pdf
Setup E-mail Notification : Areca : 1.Webgui : System Controls --> Alert By Mail Configuration 2. Areca Bios : Main Menu : Alert By Mail Configuration LSI : 1. Megaraid Storage Manager : Top Menu, Tools -> Monitor Configure Alerts.
Source : http://communities.vmware.com/message/2119892#2119892 Download Hyper-V from MSDN : Hyper-V Download [1] Deploy New Virtual Machine ESXI : Hyper-V Enable SSH on the ESXI Host and navigate to \vmfs\volumes\datastore\Hyper-v\Hyper-v.vmw ...
UPDATING FIRMWARE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK There are 3 ways to update the Firmware : * DOS * _CREATE A BOOTABLE USB-STICK [HTTPS://WWW.AHEAD-IT.EU/SUPPORT/?/KNOWLEDGEBASE/ARTICLE/VIEW/26/0/HOW-DO-I-CREATE-A-BOOTABLE-USB-STICK]_. * _DOWNLOAD IPMI FI...
RAID 10 works by striping and mirroring your data across at least two disks. Mirroring, or RAID 1, means writing your data to two or more disks at the same time. Even if one disk fails completely, the mirror preserves the information. Striping, or RAID 0,...
Please make sure you are using the latest LSI Firmware and Supermicro BIOS! Lsi Raidcards latest firmware uses UEFI there for you have to enable EFI Compability in the Supermicro Bios. Bios --> Advanced --> PCIe/PCI/PnP Configuration --> Add-on P...
NOTICE : AHEAD-IT HAS PREPARED AND TESTED THE IPMI BEFORE SHIPMENT, WHEN THERE IS NO PREINSTALL REQUESTED WE WILL SET THE IP IN THE RANGE 12.12.12.X. (12.12.12.1 --> 12.12.12.30) It can happen when you receive your new system that the IPMI is not ac...
This document contains instructions on how to field upgrade the Supermicro X9SCx motherboard BIOS firmware (below version 2.0) to support the Intel® Xeon® E3-1200 V2 processor family. Please read following document : INTEL XEON E3-1200 V2 BIOS UPGRA...
How can I update my ESXi hosts using the information that is available here? If you are managing your ESXi hosts with vCenter then you should use the vCenter integrated VMware Update Manager (VUM) to patch your hosts. Once you have VUM properly configur...
For X8 DP motherboards, please click HERE for speed and capacity limitations on the memory.
Supermicro Out-of-Band (OOB) system management functions through BMC/IPMI is a powerful feature that allows system administrators to remotely manage servers in an efficient manner. BMC features such as KVM console redirection and SOL helps remote debug...
INTRODUCTION : This is a configuration utility for Supermicro SIM IPMI products. VERSIONS : * _IPMCFG FOR DOS_ [ftp://ftp.supermicro.com/utility/IPMICFG/]--> Usage: IPMICFG params (Example: IPMICFG -m 192.168.1.123) * _IPMICFG FOR LINUX + VMWARE...
SAS EXPANDERS AHEAD-IT SIMPLE EXPLANATION: a SAS expander enables a 4, 8 or X port RAID controller to control up to xxx drives by using a special expander backplane. This expander backplane is an active component where the disks connect to physically....
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