Here is some very exciting news in regards to the HP Storvirtual VSA. A no cost option is available as a package when purchasing HP Proliant Gen8 Servers. This could be a huge win for the SMB world that would Continue reading Exciting news about HP Storvirtual VSA for SMB
So I was rebuilding some HP BL490G7 blades last week with VMware ESXi 5.1U1 and during the install it stopped with the message that there were not any network adapters detected therefore the installation would not continue. These blades had Continue reading HP BL490G7 ESXi 5.1U1 – No adapters found During Install
I have recently had several different HP BL490 G6 and G7 servers having PSOD (purple screen of death) running ESXi 5.1. I was able to capture a screenshot this time and apparently this issue does not apply to these models, Continue reading HP BL490 PSOD ESXi5.x
After going through years of changes with the way that firmware is managed on HP c3000/C7000 blade chassis’ I have to say it is absolutely easy as can be now using the well seasoned HPSUM utility. Below is a screenshot Continue reading Updating HP C3000/C7000 using HPSUM
Here is what I have woken up to for today. This is the first time I have seen this. I rebooted the node to see if it would revive the missing disks, but no go. Waiting for HP support to Continue reading HP P4000 Storage issue for Monday
For those using HP servers for vSphere. Here is the link for the 5.1 installer. Add this to update manager in vCenter 5.1 and deploy to your hosts. Follow this post for doing so.
Just wanted to throw this together as my current environment goes a little like this. HP C7000, Flex-10 configured with two SUS Groups (Shared Uplink Sets) to carve bandwidth the way I need it into the 8 Flex-10 LOMS on Continue reading How I like to build ‘Em – Vsphere5 – What ya think?
Here is a link to the PDF from HP that goes over the details on updating and deploying vSphere 5 hosts. This also includes the steps to add the HP repo to VUM so you can patch your hosts with Continue reading Updating and deploying vSphere 5 on HP Servers