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Add additional Harddisk to DL185 G5 with P400 raid controller

 
machiAWS
Occasional Contributor

Add additional Harddisk to DL185 G5 with P400 raid controller

Hi

We now need to add new harddisk to our existing Array. We require to do it by online and we only have CLI utility available.

What we need using CLI command to add unasigned physicaldrive into Array A and assign all free space into logicaldrive 3.

Is it the steps is

Step 1)
ctrl slot=1 array A add drives=allunassigned

Step 2)
ctrl slot=1 ld 3 modify size=max

Following our existing envnirmment information is

OS: RHEL5.5 64bit
Utility: HP Array Configuration Utility CLI 8.50-6.0

============Current Array summary============

=> ctrl slot=1 pd all show

Smart Array P400 in Slot 1

array A

physicaldrive 1I:1:1 (port 1I:box 1:bay 1, SATA, 2 TB, OK)
physicaldrive 1I:1:2 (port 1I:box 1:bay 2, SATA, 2 TB, OK)
physicaldrive 1I:1:3 (port 1I:box 1:bay 3, SATA, 2 TB, OK)
physicaldrive 1I:1:4 (port 1I:box 1:bay 4, SATA, 2 TB, OK)
physicaldrive 1I:1:5 (port 1I:box 1:bay 5, SATA, 2 TB, OK)

unassigned

physicaldrive 1I:1:6 (port 1I:box 1:bay 6, SATA, 2 TB, OK)
physicaldrive 1I:1:7 (port 1I:box 1:bay 7, SATA, 2 TB, OK)
physicaldrive 1I:1:8 (port 1I:box 1:bay 8, SATA, 2 TB, OK)
physicaldrive 1I:1:9 (port 1I:box 1:bay 9, SATA, 2 TB, OK)
physicaldrive 1I:1:10 (port 1I:box 1:bay 10, SATA, 2 TB, OK)
physicaldrive 1I:1:11 (port 1I:box 1:bay 11, SATA, 2 TB, OK)
physicaldrive 1I:1:12 (port 1I:box 1:bay 12, SATA, 2 TB, OK)

===============Current logical drive summary ==============

=> ctrl slot=1 ld all show

Smart Array P400 in Slot 1

array A

logicaldrive 1 (125.0 GB, RAID 5, OK)
logicaldrive 2 (2.1 TB, RAID 5, OK)
logicaldrive 3 (5.1 TB, RAID 5, OK)

===============================================

Thx!