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HP ProLiant Server ML350 Generation 6 - Server Fans Always Run at High Speed and Make Noise

Issue

The fans in the HP ProLiant Server ML350 G6 server or G6 servers listed here run the fans at a higher speed:

HP ProLiant DL320 G6 Server series

HP ProLiant DL360 G6 Server series

HP ProLiant DL380 G6 Server series

HP ProLiant ML330 G6 Server series

HP ProLiant ML350 G6 Server series

HP ProLiant ML370 G6 Server series

Solution

To resolve this issue, change the THERMAL COOLING value in the RBSU to OPTIMAL COOLING :

NOTE: On how to understand the criteria to change the value Increased cooling when needed, see HP document, HP Insight Diagnostics 8.20 or 8.25 - CUSTOMER ACTION REQUIRED to Prevent Potential Hard Drive Failure: Adjust Fan Speed in RBSU Before Running Hard Disk Drive Tests from HP Insight Diagnostics 8.20/ 8.25 on Certain ProLiant G6-Series Servers . Click here to go to "HP Insight Diagnostics 8.20 or 8.25 - CUSTOMER ACTION REQUIRED to Prevent Potential Hard Drive Failure: Adjust Fan Speed in RBSU Before Running Hard Disk Drive Tests from HP Insight Diagnostics 8.20/ 8.25 on Certain ProLiant G6-Series Servers " (http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c01796362) .

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