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Server shuts off.

Hi. In the last week, the server has shut completely down three times. I replaced the batteries in the PDU. Power went out again. I swapped out the PDU with a temporary surge protector. Power went out again. I replaced the surge protector with a new 30 min. UPS, but the server would not turn on. So I ran the power cord directly to the electrical outlet and after 15 minutes of being offline the server booted up. I am worried to shutdown the server and plug back into the UPS due to the server is supporting a retail store at the moment. Any suggestions.

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Sam Fetters
Made In Oregon - IT Department
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Most likley you have an overheating problem .. (especially if it booted after being off (I.e. allowed to coll down) for a while)

I would check for dust blocked heatsinks / broken fans around the CPU chips ..

Posted on Nov 29, 2008

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Thanks for the suggesting the power pack. It seems there are memory parity issues and sensors on the motherboard also affecting the performance of this out-dated server. I guess it is time to replace.

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Pls try to chek to power pack for malfunctioning if it is replace the power pack with a better one

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