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  1. vascosa

    Supermicro X10SLL-F - no video, can't access BIOS settings.

    Here's my current set-up: Motherboard: X10SLL-F RAM: 8GB DDR3 ECC UDIMM RAM PC3-12800E Processor: Intel® Xeon® E3-1270 v3 This is a new setup, and I am trying to access the BIOS to change the boot order and install the OS, but am getting no video output. IPMI works, but iKVM shows no display...
  2. M

    Hard reset bios Supermicro X10SL7-F any consequences for flashed it-mode?

    Hi, I want to do a hard rest of the bios on my Supermicro X10SL7-F, and I was wondering if this would have any consequences for the flashed it-mode? My machine won't boot anymore and I don't remember my passwords for the ipmi account and my bios. To make things worse VGA port doesn't seem to...
  3. L

    Supermicro Backplane Compatibility

    I have the opportunity to get my hands on a cheap SuperServer 6026TT-HDTRF (2U, 12-bay LFF, 2-node). I'd like to gut it and just use it for the drive bays along with an HBA in another server. If necessary, I'd throw an expander in there. Unfortunately, the backplane (BPN-SAS-827HD) uses...
  4. C

    Flashing LSI 3008 to IT for Expander Backplane?

    Hello, Building a new system with: X11SPH-nCTPF motherboard and SuperChassis 826BE2C-R920LPB which has a BPN-SAS3-826EL2 dual-expander backplane. I've connected the SAS cables from the 2 ports on the motherboard to the first two ports on the first expander (currently not using the second...
  5. M

    FreeNAS on SuperStorage 6049P-E1CR24L

    Hi there, I'm checking out a build that will be used as a storage server for our office (accessed mainly via NFS) to replace our current one as the main storage. I'm considering FreeNAS on SuperStorage 6049P-E1CR24L and would love to hear some thoughts about this build: SuperStorage...
  6. F

    Supermicro X11SDV-4C-TP8F setup with ESXi and FreeNAS - multiple passthrough

    Hi, I've decided to move my FreeNAS setup to a SuperMicro X11SDV-4C-TP8F. My goal is: - Boot from ESXi via an M.2 SSD or SATA DOM, perhaps even having most VM's stored here as well; - Passthrough the SATA disks from the on-board connectors to FreeNAS - Passthrough other disks to additional...
  7. D

    SOLVED Help Connecting Supermicro Backplane to HBA

    Hi, I recently purchased a Supermicro SC847 BE1C4-R1K23LPB for a server I am building, yet I am not sure how to connect the drives on the backplane to the HBA I have. The backplane has 4 ports, but there is space for 24 drives, and I am not sure how to connect them to the two LSI SAS 9305-16i...
  8. G

    FreeNAS 11.2-U4.1 & watchdog hard resets => unexpected reboots

    Hello to all, I need some hints to find the root cause of unexpected system reboots due to watchdog hard resets. The system is FreeNAS 11.2-U4.1 running on a 3HE Supermicro Superserver Hardware with MB X10DRi, 2x Intel XEON E5-2640 v4, 256GB ECC RAM, LSI SAS 9305-16i, 16x HGST SAS 10TB + 2x...
  9. D

    New to FreeNAS and can't get my JBOD to recognize in 11.2

    Hey there community. I've been pulling my hair out over trying to get FreeNAS to recognize my HP FCLSE-0701. I'm running a Supermicro SuperServer 2027R-N3RFT+ that has 16 2.5" bays on the front. Using the built-in Intel controller, I'm connecting to two pairs of SSDs that I've installed in the...
  10. nickt

    SOLVED Supermicro IPMI: Invalid Username or Password

    Hi all, Just setting up a new (second hand) X10SLM+-F board. Still running memtests - all going well so far. In the IPMI, I'm getting an "Invalid Username or Password" error logged every ten seconds. I've updated to latest IPMI firmware and BIOS, and have reset all IPMI / BIOS config before...
  11. jorenko

    Buying a used Supermicro

    Hi, I'm putting together my first FreeNAS server after 10+ years of running homebrew linux servers with various levels of storage sophistication. After spending a few hours looking at options, I've seen a lot of suggestions to buy used servers on eBay, and so I'm looking at a Supermicro X10SAE...
  12. K

    Will this setup work for FreeNAS?

    Hello, I have a Supermicro 826-9 with a X9DRD board. It has the backplane BPN-SAS2-826EL1. I also have an AOC-S2308L-L8i raid card in IT mode. I was wondering if we have 4x240GB SSDs and 6x2TB HDDs if we can get setup for ESXI + FreeNAS.
  13. Z

    Supermicro X9 questions

    Hi, I got a Supermicro X9SCM-F motherboard, which is mainly used for virtualization and storage. I know that people use a lot of Supermicro boards in their builds here, so I thought it will probably not hurt to ask some questions, and maybe I should be careful to not run into any potential...
  14. N

    Which of the boards is the right one for FreeNAS

    At the moment im searching for the right board. First I just want to use my FreeNAS system only for Media Storage, Backups of my "important data". VM's / Dockers I run of my Main Server with 3x 500GB SSD's in raid 5 (HWR). I was looking at this boards: X11SDV-4C-TLN2F X10SDV-4C+-TLN4F...
  15. Dacesilian

    BUILD E3-1225v6 or D-2123IT, 10-bay NAS with Fractal Define Node 804

    Hello, I'm build a new NAS for home-usage and I want to hear your opinion and advice about chosen hardware. I live in a small flat so my NAS will be placed on a fridge and it's only one door from my bedroom, so it should be quiet. I plan to shutdown drives at night and hope that fans will be...
  16. M

    Supermicro X11SSL-F and Pentium G5500 - Will it FreeNAS?

    Hi, the NAS I'm going to build needs to live in my bedroom and therefore has to be very quiet. It'll never serve more than 1-2 users at the same time and will be equiped with two 4TB HDDs (mirrored). Also it should be as cost-effective as possible while being safe (e.g. ECC Memory) and...
  17. A

    Supermicro A2SDi-2C-HLN4F

    Has anyone had experience using the Supermicro A2SDi-2C-HLN4F motherboard with FreeNAS? I want to buy a Supermicro barebones server (5029A-2TN4) which features this motherboard. I will use 4x 8 TB WD Red drives. The server will be a pure NAS, no plugins or other duties so the dual core Atom...
  18. S

    Need advise on a proposed new System for PLEX

    Hi Everyone, I need some advise here, i am currently building a system some of it i have already other parts I have recently purchased. The system will be used solely for media & file storage and to run Plex. Current System System: SUPERMICRO MBD-X10SDV-TLN4F-O Mini ITX Server (8 core 16...
  19. averyfreeman

    X10SRL-F w/ ESXi -- can't passthrough onboard SATA?

    Hey, Does anyone else have this board? Supermicro X10SRL-F... or another X10 E5 2011-3 board, similar to it? (Has C612 chipset) I just picked it up and put it together and I was about to move my disk array over to it when I noticed I don't see the onboard SATA controllers (it has two) in...
  20. J

    Using two PCIe Cards on one PCIe Bus possible?

    Hello folks, i recently got my hands on an Supermicro Mainboard X10SDV-4C-TLN2F as my new Freenas box. In the near future i plan to get a IBM M1015 to flash it and extend my usable sataports. As im doing alot of expiriments with HEVC or h265 i noticed i would like to have a h265 rdy card from...
  21. m00nraker

    SUPERMICRO X10SLH-F: not for RMA accepted after 3 years, even if not EOL ?

    Hi dear guys. I'm a silent reader in this forum. But now I got into some trouble with my SUPERMICRO motherboard and I would appreciate your advice. Maybe I am looking for an alternative to my SUPERMICRO board. In the last weeks I realized, that there is an BIOS and IPMI update for the...
  22. Jacopx

    UEFI strange problem

    Buongiorno, due to my fault i had to reinstall the system. In the previous installation i think that i have choose UEFI boot mode, since my MOBO supports it. After the correct install i can’t automatically boot from the stick, the BIOS not show me, in its boot preference menu, the UEFI...
  23. G

    Large Backup Storage Appliance

    I'm in the midst of designing a storage appliance to house client offsite backups which will replicate to one another bi-coastal (freenas replication). The files housed on the storage appliance would range in 10GB - 50GB in nature, typically no smaller and are 95% writes versus reads. There is...
  24. BlairEL

    Samsung memory and Supermicro

    Hi all, I have been trying to track down and additional 16GB (2x8GB) memory modules for my Freenas setup on a supermirco X10sl7-f. I found some reasonably cheap samsung memory with the PN#M391B1G73QH0-YK0. This memory is not in the compatibility list, and im wondering if that is likely to...
  25. C

    Good idea to upgrade IPMI BMC firmware on Supermicro X10SLM?

    I bought a used Supermicro X10SLM motherboard. The IPMI BMC firmware version is 1.10. Is it a good idea or recommended to update the IPMI BMC firmware to the latest version? From what I was reading in the upgrade tool instructions there is no way to downgrade back to the 1.x firmware if there is...
  26. cronsloth

    IPMI not dependable with and LACP (LAG)

    I'm not entirely sure if this is a known issue or just me not knowing all the underpinnings of how IPMI functions. But Here is my issue if anyone has any insight. I have a SuperMicro Server w/IPMI: Product Name: X9DRL-3F/iF I also have 'LAGG' configured to port bond my two NIC's on the...
  27. B

    SC846/X8DT6-F semi dead after flash

    Hi guys, After a quite short night (2am), I am just now in the process of tearing out the X8DT-6F motherboard from our SC846 chassis and replace it with something I got around here, just to get the storage working for Monday. I updated the BIOS of this motherboard on Frinday (flashing went...
  28. schoolpost

    FreeNAS 11 | Install / Boot Hang when LSI Card Installed!

    Hello, Really stuck as to what could be causing this issue, so here's the situation: Upon attempting to install / boot FreeNAS 11 the system hangs when I have my LSI Card installed. When I remove the card from the system, it boots just fine. This screenshot below show the boot state...
  29. C

    Large Quiet NAS/Storage Server Build Review...

    I would appreciate a check over of the following components I am hoping to put together to consolidate all my storage into one large quiet server. Currently I just have a large number of seperate hard drives either in storage or in external cases. The usage I am considering is mostly simple file...
  30. D

    My first DIY NAS - need some help (X10SDV-TLN4F)

    Hey guys, As i've said in the title, i'm thinking of building my first DIY NAS based on Supermicro's X10SDV-TLN4F. I tried my best to select good and compatible hardware but i'm just unsure and I want some opinions and if possible recommendations. What I'm trying to build is a fast and...
  31. M

    Should I get a motherboard with SAS3?

    I’m planning on building a system with at least 12 hard drives, requiring at least 12 sata ports. The CPU that I’d like to use is E5-1620 v4 So this makes my options of supermicro motherboards to be one of these: The maximum number of sata ports in all of them is 10 ports. So I’m going to...
  32. J

    Mini-ITX Build [In Progress]

    Decided to replace my aging FreeNAS server. Motherboard: Supermicro A2SDI-H-TF (8 core Atom, 25W TDP, dual 10GBase-T) Hard Drives: 6x WD Red 4TB (RAIDZ2) Chassis: U-NAS NSC-810 (8-bay hot-swap; Appliance look-alike.) RAM: 2x Crucial CT16G4WFD824A (2 x 16GB DDR4 ECC) Power Supply: SeaSonic...
  33. J

    Super Micro Motherboard

    I have reviewed the hardware guidelines, and have built 4 FreeNAS servers on SuperMicro X10SRL-F motherboards, but all of them are for personal use, and while I treat them as if they are a mission critical production system, they really aren't. I am about to launch a real mission critical build...
  34. G

    SOLVED SuperMicro Backplane Connection Question

    Hey all, I've been researching for a bit, but I think I might need to phone a friend on this one. I'm completely at a loss on how to connect my SuperMicro backplane to my motherboard. For background, the details on my build are below: Chassis: SuperMicro SC846-R1K28B Motherboard: SuperMicro...
  35. wblock

    SOLVED LSI 9211-8i (Dell H310) and Supermicro X10SLL motherboard RAID option

    Six new drives were attached to a Dell H310 which has been flashed to IT firmware (only, no boot BIOS). One of the drives was never detected. Replacing power and signal cables did nothing. Swapped power and signal cables with a working drive, and that drive continued to work while the...
  36. X

    First FreeNAS: Undecided on Case i.e. Norco 4224 (new) or Supermicro 846 (refurbished)

    Hi, I have access to lot of movies, tv-shows, music, etc. The only bottleneck right now is storage. I do have 15 odd 2TB Seagate Portable HDD (SMR type), which I am using right now for storing the content but I don't think it's a neat solution. So, I have been wondering about getting a proper...
  37. A

    FreeNAS on SuperMicro SuperStorage Server 6049P-E1CR36H?

    Hello. I'm brand new to FreeNAS and building out servers, so please pardon my innocence. I'm looking to build out a FreeNAS server that would act as a passive backup server for our primary storage(4-node Isilon cluster). By no means do I expect to run regular HPC load on this FreeNAS server...
  38. J

    Supermicro A2SDi-8C+-HLN4F (Denverton: Atom C3758 w/ Gigabit)

    Hi, everybody! I was interested in building a new server based on the Supermicro A2SDi-8C+-HLN4F. However, I think this platform requires an Intel X553 driver (generally required for 10G Ethernet, but I believe it's also required for Gigabit on this platform.) It's my understanding that this...
  39. D

    BUILD Rackmount Recommendations Switch and UPS

    Hello everyone, So I'm in the process of starting my first FreeNAS. I have purchased the following http://www.ebay.com/itm/Supermicro-4U-36-Bay-FreeNAS-ZFS-UNRAID-Server-2x-E5-2650L-Low-Power-70W-64GB/152683834243?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649 with 8 x 8 GB DIMMs...
  40. D

    How much RAM should I use? (supermicro config)

    FreeNAS-9.10.2-U6 My current chassis/MB is this: https://www.supermicro.com/products/system/4U/6047/SSG-6047R-E1CR36N.cfm http://www.supermicro.com/products/motherboard/Xeon/C600/X9DRi-LN4F_.cfm My RAM: http://www.compsource.com/pn/DTM64400B/Dataram-127/8gb--240pin-2rx4-Registered/ I have 12x8GB...
  41. Guinea

    Server Rack (FreeNAS custom build)

    This might not be specific to FreeNAS, but the primary goal of my server rack is to house my home theater configuration with a centralized FreeNAS server. I purchased a Tripp Lite SR42UBG 42U server rack enclosure with a plexiglass front door. I have a Supermicro 24-bay server chassis...
  42. Guinea

    IPMI Configuration to Setup FreeNAS

    I have a NAS I am building. The hardware is a supermicro chassis and a supermicro motherboard. I have a 16G USB stick with the FreeNAS iso (11) burned on it. I have a Samsung 120GB Evo 850 SSD for the boot drive. I want to use my PC to maintain and setup the FreeNAS installation. I was...
  43. I

    Questions about Supermicro 1U server

    I recently got my hands on the following Supermicro server with 4 bays. Board: Supermicro X9SCL-F Chipset: Intel C202 CPU: Intel Xeon E3-1240 - 8M cache, 3.3GHz, 4 cores/8 threads PSU: Supermicro 350W 80 PLUS Gold RAM: 4x4GB ECC Unbuffered RAM RAID: LSI MegaRAID 9260-4i 4 port SAS RAID...
  44. cobrakiller58

    Supermicro SAS2-846EL1 lost connectivity

    system specs Case: SuperMicro 847E16-R1400UB Motherboard: SuperMicro X8DTU-F CPU: 2 x Intel Xeon E5645 Ram: 96GB DDR3 ECC Boot Drive: 2 x Transcend SSD370S 32GB Storage Drive:8 x 2TB Seagate ST2000NM0125 LSI 9201-16i Chelsio 10GBASE-CX4 S320E-CXA FreeNas 11.0 I'm new to this whole SAS thing and...
  45. Link Up

    SuperMicro X8DTN+ and SAS-826EL1 Compatible?

    Earlier I wanted to convert an Isilon server box but ran into some issues with the non-standard nature of the beast. I was encouraged to get a pure SuperMicro solution and have ordered one of these: SuperMicro SC826E1-R800UB 12-bay (I am guessing this is the chassis, ad doesn't say) SuperMicro...
  46. Guinea

    Supermicro MoBo/Chassis HBA/LSI Setup

    So I am working on a custom built NAS designed for high intensity Plex Media Server utilization. Here is the parts list I ended up going with: Chassis - Supermicro 846BE16-R1K28B Motherboard - Supermicro MBD-X10SRH-CLN4F-O Memory - Crucial 16GB ECC RDIMM DDR4-2400 x2 (32GB) CPU - Intel Xeon...
  47. F

    FreeNAS as SAN for 2 esxi host (E5-1620v4 Supermicro mbd-x10srh)

    Hello there, first time writing here. I'm thinking to build a FreeNAS system at work that should be used as common datastore for 2 esxi 6.0 hosts (2xDL360gen9 with actual on board raid5 datastore each). I've build some FreeNAS system for me (HP Gen8 Microserver) and friends but nothing as big as...
  48. G

    NAS Build Check - Plex and PC backups

    Hey everyone, New to posting on the forums, however I've been reading a bunch of threads, studying the hardware guide, and following a few builds (namely Stux's Norco Build). My primary use of this NAS will be to backup and store my personal media collection with enough redundancy that I...
  49. pollytheparrot

    Supermicro Backplane Woes

    So I have an SC846 box running Freenas. I have the SAS2 backplane. On it is a RAIDZ2+0 pool configuration of two 10 drive RAIDZ2 vdevs that are 4TB Reds. I'm looking to replace one of the vdevs with 8TB reds, and rather than run in a degraded state (pulling the drive to replace), I wish to...
  50. S

    CPU Cooling Comparison: Noctua NH-D9DX i4 / NH-D9L | SuperMicro SNK-P0048AP4 | Passive Heatsink

    Purpose of Thread Informational / Benefit of FreeNAS community / Discussion purposes. I couldn't find a quantitative comparison of the Noctua NH-D9DX i4 / NH-D9L and the SuperMicro SNK-P0048AP4, which would have been helpful in selecting a CPU cooling solution (as part of a broader system...
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