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MSA 2040 SAS Expansion Question

 
Bernd Schlaupitz
Occasional Advisor

MSA 2040 SAS Expansion Question

Hi,

I have the following question:

We have a MSA 2040 SAS (with two SAS Controller) running. The three hosts directly connected to the SAS Controllers.

Can we now extend this MSA using the same type of MSA (MSA 2040 SAS with two Controller). I was not able to find any documentation regarding such a used case.

Thanks in advance.

kind regards Bernd

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Re: MSA 2040 SAS Expansion Question

@Bernd Schlaupitz 

You can't extend MSA 2040 SAS with another MSA 2040 SAS but you can add additional drive enclosure which can be D2700 or MSA 2040 

Please refer MSA 2040 user guide (page no 18 onwards)  to get more details.

https://support.hpe.com/hpesc/public/docDisplay?docId=c03792322

 

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ArunKKR
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Re: MSA 2040 SAS Expansion Question

Hi Bernd,

 

As mentioned by Subhajit, you cannot connect an MSA 2040  SAS ( with 2 SAS controllers) to another MSA 2040 SAS ( with 2 SAS controllers). You can attach additional disk enclosure with IO modules using SAS expansion port in each controller:  https://support.hpe.com/hpesc/public/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c03823462-1

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Re: MSA 2040 SAS Expansion Question

Hi Bernd,

 

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