• The IT Blog Top 10: Feb. 4, 2010

    Here are the most popular blog posts on the ITKnowledgeExchange network this week. Read the rest of the top 10 on the Community Blog, or apply for your own blog by e-mailing me at Michael@ITKnowledgeExchange.com. 1. How to allow the root user to log in to VMware ESX Server with SSH David Davis’...

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  • what is the easiest way to find which all objects were not saved from a perticular library during the backup.

    Hi, I am currently working with a system which do not have BRMS in it. The backup job is scheduled through the job scheduler. I am checking the objects that were not saved during backup from the spoolfile created after the backup. But, since it is very long, I need to keep focus on the severity of...

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  • Migrating two new 1TB drives to RAID 5 array

    Using AMD's RAIDXpert, I added two new 1TB drives to an existing RAID 5 array. The existing array already held data. After migrating the new drives (assuming this would allow me to save my preexisting data) and restarting my computer, I am asked to reformat the array. I would really like to recover...

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  • The most-watched IT questions this week: Feb. 2, 2010

    Tick tock, tick tock. What’s that sound?  The countdown for the Nexus One Challenge. What? You’ve moved on? Well

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  • Require the method and steps to decrease ASP and DASD utilization.

    Hi, I am new to AS400 Admin. And one of the AS400 box has high ASP utilization. The Disk space report shows the user libraries and user directories occupy maximum space. Can anyone please elaborate the steps I need to perform inorder to reduce the ASP utilization of the system.Specifically for...

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  • Tape Usage/Capacity

    I have a 400GB TDK Ultrium 3 tape. I add several libraries to this tape each month. I use the DSPTAP option and print out the tapes contents each month after adding libraries to it. My question is. How do I determine what's used and what's available (in size). In other words. If the tape has a...

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  • Solid state drives (SSDs) in the enterprise: What’s your take?

    Vendors are speaking more and more to the benefits of SSD's at different levels of the organization -- not just for user machines, but also at the server level and for storage arrays. What's your take? Do you see solid state drives as an eventual standard for the enterprise environment? If no, why?

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  • Installing Win XP on SATA drive system

    Our school was given some used computers that have one or two SATA drives installed, with Win 2000 Server. The computers boot OK, but I want to reformat the drives and install XP Pro. However, when I boot from the XP CD, it tells me that "setup cannot find any hard drives" on the system. what must...

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  • How can I send a vidoe file to over a hundred emails on a network system without it crashing?

    My high school would like to have video annoucements every week, but we v=can not figure out a way to broadcast the video without th esystem crashing. The prinicpal thought that we could have the file sent out to each classroom but then it would need to be sent thought the disricts website and...

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  • SQLCOD = -7008 when doing an insert into file using SQLRPGLE

    Hi, I'm trying to insert selective records from one file into the same file in another library. I have to do this for many file. Am building the query dynamically using SQLRPGLE. Am using a PREPARE statement and an EXECUTE statement to run the query. While the PREPARE statement ends fine, am...

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  • How to reset the password??

    Hi, How to reset the password through a CL program. The user has forgotten his password, even ADMIN doesn't know the password. Thanks, Rama krishna

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  • RAID level comparison: data protection vs. redundancy

    With respect to the tradeoff between redundancy vs. data protection, what recommendations can you make on RAID levels? Is it completely dependent on the environment, or are there clear advantages to using a RAID 5 over RAID 3, etc.?

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  • Inquiry about Disk Partition Alignment for better performance

    Hi I read that disk partition alignments should have an offset of 64k rather than the default 32k for better sql server performance. Can you tell me more about the requirements for implementing this change? For instance, can this be done after the disks have been inproduction for some time without...

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  • Configuring a two-RAID LUN

    I need to expand a couple of LUNs and am seeking advice regarding how to proceed. We are using a Dell/EMC Clarion 300. We have two RAID groups (1 and 2) that had multiple LUNs on each RAID group with the LUNs assigned to different servers (I know, bad idea). Only one server uses the two RAID groups...

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  • Explaining “cyclic redundancy error”

    how can i copy data from a cd that shows"cyclic redundancy check error" upon copying data from it ?

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  • Password Recovery

    Hello All, We currently run Lotus Notes with the data folder and .id files stored on a network drive which is only accessable by single client and administrators. This causes a problem when the client forgets their password. An administrator has to go in Delete the .id file and replace it with the...

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  • Office to home backup

    I have a PC at home wich I would like to use for backing up my office file. I can conect remotely, using logmein to manually transfer files. Now I would like to progress further and set up an automatic back up system for over night back ups. Can some one please give guidance and recommendations on...

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  • EMC CX4 VS Netapp 3140 VS Lefthand SAN/iQ

    I would like to know what SAN is best to implement ESX 3.5. In regards to features, management, and useable space. If anyone here went through the process of implementing any of these products why did you choose the one you have. If you're using 2 of the 3 or maybe all, why do you like one over the...

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  • Uploading Flash Translation Layer(FTL) to SSD

    Is there any development KIT for me to upload or improve FTL resident in SSD ? For example, I'd like to devise a wear-leveling algorithm and equip it to a real SSD, not to a simulator. Thanks in advance.

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  • ADAMM error with BackupExec 11d

    Good morning, I have just taken over the position of backup operator in my department, so please forgive any seemingly obvious questions. I have received several puzzling errors in the past few days, and hope I can get some answers as to what is causing them. First, this is the setup I am using: We...

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