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Did a shutdown on Superserver 6022P-8R because power was going to down for building maintenace. Now I can not get it back up. I can not reconfigure else I will lose all of the data. I not only need the server up but it is imperitive to save the data. I was unable to back the system up do to stupid security implementations.

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Normally , the OS is on 1 partition and data on another.
if you have this , no issue , re-format the 1st partition and re-install the OS , data will be untouched .
If you have is all on one partition (not advisable, loss of disk space , etc.,) , then boot from bartpe or ultimate boot CD, copy out the data , then re-format everything and re-install.
this should put you back to good stead.
if you have external hd , then copy out data to it, else, copy to network drive (another server etc.,).

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