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HP ProLiant DL560

danl1
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HP ProLiant DL560

I just aquired a what I was told a ProLiant DL 560, It was used as a spare and never installed on the network, it has Windows 2003 enterprise sp1 server installed. I downloaded the manuals for the DL560 gen8 and gen 9, the illustrations don't look any thing like what I have. Is there a way to determine what I have by model number? The previous owner (not computer literate) said he lost the password but I can't get to a login screen, (no video). If I can get to a bios screen can I just re-install the OS and put a new password and user id in? The model number is D 346kzh5h042 it has dual zeon 2.8ghz processors a floppy drive and a cd drive and two 146.8 10 k ultra 320 scsi drives. This is my first server so I need real basic help. I have built desktops and used them so I know a little bit but it seems like servers are a whole new level to get to. Thanks for any help you can give me.  danl1

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Jimmy Vance
HPE Pro

Re: HP ProLiant DL560

With U320 SCSI drives, I'd suspect it is the first generation DL560 and was in production 2003-2005. Parts might be a bit hard to come by




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Re: HP ProLiant DL560

Hi,

If you forget the password, you can reset it using ERD Commander.

You can install and use the 2003 and 2008 operating systems.

Driver link http://h20566.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/swd/public/readIndex?sp4ts.oid=327505&swLangOid=8&swEnvOid=4024

DL560 G1 Quicspecs link https://www.sillworks.com/quickspecs_proliant_DL560G1.php

 

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