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    Question Raid Recovery for my NAS drives

    Hi Guys, I've been using freeraidrecovery software on my personal broken NAS storage hard drive. I manage to get the correct raid configuration on the first scanning but due to forgeting to insert another extra 4tb drive i need to redo. On the second scanning, physicaldrive0 somehow broken...
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    Question HP proliant ml350 g5 wont boot

    So the server worked great until i put in a cheap 4 port network card that i got from aliexpress, The card works great with a windows machine without any drivers (realtek gigabit on it). As soon as i put the card in i wanted to boot the server but no luck, it kinda starts then it resets itself...
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    Question Problem With Port Forwarding for Mine-Craft Server (Through Modem and Router)

    I'm trying to setup a mine craft server to play with some of my friends. So far I've set a static IP for my computer. I've gotten access to my modem and my router through entering the default gateway into google chrome. I forwarded port 25565 to my routers IP from my modem using TCP/UDP and then...
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    Question Recommendations for a small plumbing business server

    My friend's boss is looking to get a server for his plumbing business for about 9 computers. He is looking for -local backup drive & cloud service backup -the ability to send an receive files and their designs that can update in real time Are there any preferred cloud/hybrid cloud services...
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    Question Best OS to Host Server

    Hello All, I just built a $300 budget server build using the latest i3-9100F and am wondering which OS to use. I was going to use Windows 10 but am wondering if I should use hyper-v or vSphere incase I want to make additional servers. My motherboard has two intel gigabit nics as well so two...
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    Question needs advice for server

    Hi, so my GM is looking for a server and he's asking which will be the best for the company he's thinking about three scenarios first is two inhouse server the other will be back up, and second is 1 inhouse and 1 cloud server and the other one is just 1 inhouse server. this is for a service...
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    Question Building a machine with 220w power budget and cannot find CPU power usage

    Hello all! I am kinda at the end of my line. I have called both Supermicro and Intel directly to no avail. I am trying to build a computer with a total power budget of 220 watts. I have calculated hard drive, RAM, MoBo power, and fans. What I cannot find is CPU power usage based on performance...
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    Question Using old PC as game server (Modern titles, PC i5-3750k era)

    So, before I undertake this project, I was just wondering if anyone had any opinions. My old PC is an i5-3750k with 8GB ram (potentially 16 depending on if the mix goes well or not). I'm not looking to spend anything outside of trivial additional funds (read: basically none) to do this, so if...
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    [SOLVED] 24+4 pin power supply to a 32 pin motherboard

    I'm having some issues with a server and the next thing I'm trying is replacing the power supply. We had someone else build the server with the components we bought and I realized that only 28 pins of the 32 pins for power on the motherboard are occupied. I hadn't realized that was a...
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    [SOLVED] Makeshift Server without GPU

    I recently built a new desktop and am looking into converting my old computer into a dedicated storage box (DAS). I have about 60TB and growing worth of data to store so housing it in a single computer is getting slightly unreasonable. outwitting both my new computer with 10GBit Ethernet, I was...
  11. HCSykes

    Question Want to build a Home Server for experience - step by step from very beginning appreciated

    Want to build a Home Server for the experience. I prefer using Windows instead of Linux , but want whatever is easiest at this point. I would like to practice with a file server, web server, etc. I am going to use a home PC running Win 10 instead of investing in a new device at this time. I...
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    Question IBM System x3500 M3 Server Battery Recalibration

    I keep getting alerts on one of our customers systems that the battery for the PERC controller needs to be re-calibrated. I have looked all through-out the web and couldn't find anything on this, and IBM/Lenovo was no help, as they can't do anything unless it's under warranty or billed for...
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    What to do with these old machines?

    Hello, I have some old computer hardware which still works but have no idea what to do with them. So I thought why not ask around. Here is what I have: (1) hp xw8600 workstation two cpu x5420 32GB ddr2 RAM. I can't use vmware workstation 14 or above and vmware esxi 6.5 and above because the...
  14. Question Create and Connect to external server via internet

    Hi, I need a little help to create an FTP server at home that I can access from outside of my network using FileZilla (I do not have a networking background and I understand it would be the easiest to configure). The settings I made in FileZilla Server are the following: Listen on these ports...
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    Question Cable Modem to use for server

    I need a cable modem that will allow the Windows 2016 Essential Server in my home to be accessed by my partner across town. There will be a SQL Server Database and a File Share on this Server. I have found that the Cable Modems I own and rent from Xfinity block incoming communication to ports...
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    Question Suggestions on a small cheep gaming server

    I have choose some parts in Pc part picker, if this is good enough tell me but if you can optimize it and if you can make it a bit cheaper it will help It will have Ubuntu and it will run a Minecraft server for now (no I'm not a 10 year old I just still like the game better then fortnite) Help...
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    Question Building 1st Server... Looking for guidance

    I'm building my first server and am having a really hard time understanding the storage connection options. I purchased the following chassis: • iStarUSA E4M24HD 4U 24-Bay Storage Server Rackmount Chassis 12Gb/s HDD SSD SFF-8643 Backplane I need to be able to connect the internal drives...
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    Question Server motherboard ram slots

    I recently bought Intel SC5650DP and it has odd number of ram slots it is dual socket motherboard with 9 ram slots (6 slots for socket 1 and 3 slots for socket 2) and it in it i have 6 x 2gb ram sticks. MB: S5520HC (missing 3 ram slots on the 2nd cpu) Image of motherboard Im just woundering if i...
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    [SOLVED] Upgrading dell poweredge r620

    I bought an used r620 from ebay that came with two e5-2609s. I also purchased 2 e5-2670s for a CPU upgrade. Is this a mistake? e5-2670s output much more heat and require more power. Are the PSU and cooling system of r620 powerful enough to support 2 e5-2670s?
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    Question Troubleshooting periodic server restart

    We built a small business server last summer and this past winter it began to restart a couple times a week. I sometimes goes a couple days without doing it and sometimes up to four times a day (twice within the last hour). System specs: Intel Xeon 1230 V5 Windows server essentials 2016 16 gigs...