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Adding more Hard Disks Porliant ML530

 
Eaa97
Occasional Contributor

Adding more Hard Disks Porliant ML530

I've just been assigned a Porliant ML530 G2 server (Win2K3 Server) with RAID 1 and Raid 5 setup on it.

The RAID 5 has only 15GB remaining. It currently has Bay A full. How can I add more drives to Bay B? what problems I might face.
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Prashant (I am Back)
Honored Contributor

Re: Adding more Hard Disks Porliant ML530

Hi,

You can add more hdd and you can assign it to raid 5 also from diff bay also no problem with that. you can buy the hdd from hp with the part no listed below. and maximum hdd support capacity should be 72.8 gb on same.

72.8-GB Wide Ultra3 10K rpm Universal Hot Plug Drive Option Part no :232432-B22

Regards,
Prashant S.
Nothing is impossible
Eaa97
Occasional Contributor

Re: Adding more Hard Disks Porliant ML530

Hi, thanks for your quick response,
Is there a step by step guide to do this, cause I never done this before and I need guidence please.

I already got 4 hd (36gb).

thank you in advance
Prashant (I am Back)
Honored Contributor

Re: Adding more Hard Disks Porliant ML530

Hi,

I have mannual but vedio format as i have recorded full installtion rilo. since i have alink that can help you with the installation.
http://www.geocities.com/rlcomp_1999/manual-smartstart.html

Do you have smart cd y/n?

Regards,
Prashant S.
Nothing is impossible
Eaa97
Occasional Contributor

Re: Adding more Hard Disks Porliant ML530

Yes, I have Smart CD v6.4