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Dell server poweredge 1800 frequently shutdown

Every day we found the dell 1800 server is shutting down ,

we use it as an application server for a website

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  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2008

    i got the same server here at the company the main reason i think should be overheatin due to this fuckers at the office keep shuting down the AC so every day when u walk in the room it feels like a sauna i've done the dell dset report 3 times and there always the temperature is above normal, even we got a ibm server next to the dell server and the first month we had to change the motherboard i dont know it if was overheatin or it came defective from the factory
    my sujestion DONT TURN OFF THE AC clean all the fans and only use the nescesary software u gonna need

  • Chris Patteson Apr 22, 2008

    We are seeing the same problem. Patched the SCSI as it appears that it was out of date the LSI patch will not take.



    Running RAID 1 on the Perc SCSI on the system. The Orange light is blinking on the box, but when I watch on reboot no errors. (and the lights on the drives are fine)



    There is one interesting message about NVRAM etc and says flushing cache on SCSI (is that an error?).



    I have built out at least 20 server installs. Have never hit this kind of "ghost in the machine issue"



    An occasional BSOD on Sever 2003 that tells little more than a hex dump (which I am not skilled enough to read).

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Go to www.support.euro.dell.com
select your product
find dell server updates dvd
update everything on your server.
Install latest open manage server administrator should be 5.5 now.
clear hardware logs and monitor system again.
Try to use UPS

Posted on Jan 10, 2009

The coming out error message " unexpected shutdown"

i hope that it will help u

thanks a lot

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Is there an error message that appears? can you check error logs? I need more information to be able to help you. I would first try to blow dust out of the fans, as it may be over heating, another possibility is that there is software on the machine that is causing it to shut down.

Posted on Mar 17, 2008

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