Sometimes the cache will need to cleared on a PERC in order to create a new Virtual Disk. This can happen for a number of reasons – VD going to an offline state improperly, system shutting down improperly, hard drives going bad, etc. Here is the OpenMange Server Administrator(OMSA) error message you are likely to
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To keep up system maintenance on your Dell PowerEdge machine, it is a good idea to view your PERC log to see if there are any outstanding errors. The PERC log can be pulled through OMSA or a DSET report. One thing that you will want to look out for is your RAID controller battery.
Using the below command is a quick way to pull Dell Service Tags quickly from a system without having to crawl around with a flash light. Run this command in Command Prompt: wmic csproduct get vendor,name,identifyingnumber This command will pull the Vendor, Name, and Service Tag Note: I erased my Service Tag. That’s it!
Your server has been working for years with no hiccups and you could not be happier purchasing your Dell product. Suddenly things take a turn for the worst, and it now operates at a snails pace. What was once a top of the line server is now as slow as your Pentium 3 Desktop that’s stored