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New Dell Firmware for the Equalogic (v6.0.6-H2)

Hi, there is a new critical hotfix for the Dell EqualLogic available;   There is the resume of it;   The v6.0.6-H2 firmware fixes a critical issue where, in rare circumstances, an error handling routine is not properly executed. Currently, … Continue reading

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SAN Dell Equallogic firmware’s flaw

Hi everyone For the second times in less than 4 years I saw a Equallogic dying… The first time the SAN was running on a 4.x firmware. One disk spread the corruption to the whole unit.  Following Dell advice we … Continue reading

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SR_BACKEND_FAILURE_164: Failed to connect to Equallogic Array;maximum SSH CLI sessions reached

If you got that error it mean one thing, your SAN Equalogic got a too recent firmware for your Citrix XenServer 5.5. The XenServer take all SSH’s session and does not free them, so if HA is enable the VM … Continue reading

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How to cold reset an APC ups

How to cold reset an APC ! – Unplug the back plug to unplug the battery. – Plug the ups in the wall outlet. – Hold the test button until it beep two times. – When the second beep happen, … Continue reading

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