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  • No drive found on Dell Poweredge 2800

    while trying to install os it keep saying no drive found,both the 4 hdd are showing light

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  • Dell Poweredge 2800 will not reboot after RAID 5 install

    I have a Dell Poweredge 2800. My situation is that i added 2 hard drives and setup Raid 5 successfully. I installed windows server 2003 and it finds the drives. "a disk read error has occurred" Any help?

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  • How to merge 2 disks on 1 hard drive to create a large storage server for archived data? (Poweredge 2800 and Windows Server 2003)

    I have an old Dell PowerEdge server that I want to convert to a large data storage server - nothing on it but archived data.  The hard drive has been formatted to have about 70G on the C drive and about 130G on a different drive.  BUT both drives are located on the same hard drive.  How can I...

    ODSTech35 pointsBadges:
  • Installing Dell PERC 5E and Dell PowerVault MD1000 on Dell PowerEdge 2800

    I'm working on a Dell PowerEdge-2800 server running on Windows 2000 Server. At present there are 2 partitions C: for system & D: (600GB) for data on a PERC 4e/Di card configured as Raid-5. We are planning to install a PERC-5e card with Dell MD1000 external storage having two virtual disks of 1.8TB...

    SearchStorageATE215 pointsBadges:
  • Dell Poweredge 2800 will not see new disks

    I have four disk already in the the Dell Poweredge 2800 server that has been working fine, but I am running out of disk space. I have bought four new disks with more capacity and have slotted them in the server. Unfortunately, I can't see the new disks when I boot and use Computer Management...

    Kafula5 pointsBadges:
  • Error message when installing Windows Server 2008 onto Dell PowerEdge 2800 x64bit

    I'm trying to install 2008 x64bit on a poweredge 2800. RAID 1 is configure. When W2K8 installation cd ask where to install I select load driver, select the right PERC 4e, format the drive and click next, I get and error saying unable to find drive for installation...Can you help!

    Nathy065 pointsBadges:
  • PowerEdge 2800 Tape Back up

    I Have a Dell 2800 PowerEdge Server and Living in Florida we get alot of storms. When Power failure occurs sometimes the Back up Tape has not completed, it does not eject the tape. I understand that but, what do I do to make sure the Data is fully backed up on the tape, so that I can change the...

    Jayman25 pointsBadges:
  • Help backing up Exchange database after changing backup software to Acronis

    via Exch System Mgr,(Exch 2003 on Server 2003) it shows that the database last full backup was done on 6/19/2010. Around this time I switched my backup software from Symantec Backup Exec to Acronis Backup & Recovery 10. It appears that Acronis is not able to backup the DB that same as Symantec. Can...

    JimCave5 pointsBadges:
  • Poweredge 2800 W2K3 Repair loop

    Experts, We have an issue with a server that crashed and we attempted a repair of the Windows 2003 installation but we keep going round in a loop.  Error we get is: "Setup was unable to access files needed to continue. This could be caused by an error in the CD media or the CD is no longer present...

    Clearblu5 pointsBadges:
  • Automated Windows Server 2003 Backups Dell PowerEdge 2800

    I recently installed a Barracuda Spam and Virus Firewall and since then my automatic backup is no longer running as planned. The message I am getting are Begin NTBackup Log Files, The saved selection file, script.bks cannot be found, End NTBackup Log Files. What is the proper procedure to properly...

    ITKE344,960 pointsBadges:
  • Dell PowerEdge 2800, 5 physical Maxtor’s, 1 RAID 5. RAID controller or hdd failure?

    An above mentioned server was taken out of storage after 3 years. (storage was proper - sealed packaging&moisture absorbers) [strong][/strong]Does not start: 2 of 5 raid disks show "failed", both in RAID BIOS and LED's on the front panel. I tried swapping 2 failed drives with 2 good ones in other...

    Ilythiiri5 pointsBadges:
  • Poweredge 2800 No longer boots

    One of the servers I manage is a 4.5TB Poweredge 2800 with a powervault 220s running Windows Server 2003 that no longer will boot and is about 10 months out of warranty. I started having some minor problems last week that I assumed were software related but then I did a reboot of the server after...

    Kooch5 pointsBadges:
  • Problem with Server (Win 2003 Std Edition) demotion.

    Hi, I use a Dell Poweredge SC440 as the server in my office. It runs Win 2003 Server Standard Edition as the OS. Recently, we bought a new server dell poweredge 2800 which we are now using. my problem is this: I wanted to demote the SC440 so it can be used as a workstation, but the active directory...

    Coolruler10 pointsBadges:
  • Dell PowerEdge 2800

    Pre requisite for installation of Windows 2003 on Dell power Edge 2800

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  • RAID 5 configuration on Dell PowerEdge 2800 hard disk failure

    Using DELL Poweredge 2800 with a Raid 5 configuration of 2 hard drives capacity 85GB Ultra 320 SCSI. Hard disks have been showing failure. I tried to bring the hard drives ONLINE by FORCE option provided in the utility manager to configure RAID and got the hard drives up but couldn't login to...

    ITKE344,960 pointsBadges:
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