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Dedicated Server FAQs

Dual L5520 / 72GB / 4 x 1 TB HDD or any other HDD setup

  • Proxmox 3.1 will not detect RAID card, need another RAID card as specified on Proxmox's wiki, Software RAID1 will work on it!
  • Proxmox 2.1 detects RAID and works perfectly, but not recommended for production servers since it's old and unmaintained (upgraded off to 3.1)
  • CentOS/Debian/Ubuntu/Fedora tested and working & detects RAID perfectly.
  • Server comes with onboard LO100 (if HP hardware) or DRAC (if Dell hardware), LO100 needs upgrading to make Virtual media mounting work through it or else ask for KVMoverIP lease, LO100 upgrade has been tested and works through CentOS 6.5 and Debian/Ubuntu « Confirm LO100 or DRAC at time of order!!
  • Single disk install Proxmox works fine
  • Power reset/shutdown/start available in DediPanel
  • onboard BIOS RAID exists by default supporting RAID0, RAID1 and RAID10

Dual L5420 / 16GB or 8 GB / 4 x 1 TB HDD or any other HDD setup

  • Proxmox 3.1 will not detect RAID card, need another RAID card as specified on Proxmox's wiki, will work through software RAID1 though!
  • Only software RAID possible, need additional RAID card HW RAID is needed
  • No onboard IPMI or BMC possible currently, contact sales before order placement if you need this and we'll try to get a server with IPMI on it
  • Single disk install Proxmox works fine
  • no onboard BIOS RAID

RAID card possibilities

For the Dual L5520/72 GB RAM setup

  • P410 (HP hardware only) or Adaptec based card or PERC (if Dell hardware ONLY)
  • Adaptec 2405/Adaptec 6405 should also work for Proxmox as described on Proxmox's wiki
  • Areca ARC-1222
  • P410 works with Proxmox
  • Onboard BIOS RAID exists with support for RAID1, RAID0 and RAID10

For the Dual L5420/16 or 8 GB RAM setup

  • Adaptec or Areca card
  • Areca ARC-1222
  • HP P400 possible as well

RAM upgrade possibilities

For the Dual L5520, 72 GB RAM setup

  • Max 8 GB per stick, 144 GB MAX

For the Dual L5420, 16 or 8 GB RAM setup

  • Max 4 GB per stick, 24 GB MAX

Hard disk upgrade possibilities

For the Dual L5520/72 GB RAM setup

  • Can support SSD as well, contact support for pricing on this
  • SAS is possible but needs a RAID card to do this
  • HDD upto 4 TB each is possible
  • 4 total HDD/SAS/SSD max

For the Dual L5420/16 or 8 GB RAM setup

  • Can support SSD as well, contact support for pricing on this
  • SAS is possible but needs a RAID card to do this
  • HDD upto 4 TB each is possible
  • 4 total HDD/SAS/SSD max

Dell C1100 RAM Upgrades

  • 64 GB RAM (16 GB * 4) = $700
  • 8 GB RAM (4 GB * 2) = $70
  • 64 GB RAM (8 GB * 8) = $600
  • 48 GB RAM (16 GB * 3) = $600

All upgrades will have a $35 remote hands fee attached to it

dedicated_server_faqs.txt · Last modified: 2014/10/01 16:21 by speedbus