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DL380 G6

 
ess
Super Advisor

DL380 G6

Hi dear
i have one dl380 g6 and 6 H.D.D with 72gb 10k and raid 5 .i need one hard 72 add to same raid if can this work H.D.D expand to raid 5?
please help.
5 REPLIES
Michal Kapalka (mikap)
Honored Contributor

Re: DL380 G6

hi,

yes it is possible, but its depend on you RAID model and configuration, and also if you like to expand the raid online or offline.

mikap
ess
Super Advisor

Re: DL380 G6

hi
tanks for guide my raid is p410 and 512mb ram+bbwc.
and like online this work is possible?
if yes then guide my step-by-step.
tanks for regard.
Michal Kapalka (mikap)
Honored Contributor

Re: DL380 G6

hi,

check this quick spec to your raid card :

http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/quickspecs/13201_div/13201_div.html#Overview

go to ==> "Management Features"

Online array expansion (with BBWC/FBWC upgrade)
Online Advanced Capacity Expansion (with BBWC/FBWC and Smart Array Advanced Pack upgrade)
Online logical drive extension (with BBWC/FBWC upgrade)
Online RAID level migration (with BBWC/FBWC upgrade)
Online strip size migration (with BBWC/FBWC upgrade)
Offline Mirror splitting and recombining (with BBWC/FBWC and Smart Array Advanced Pack upgrade)
Unlimited global online spare assignment
User selectable expand and rebuild priority
User selectable RAID level and stripe size
User selectable read and write cache sizes

now i'am not 100% sure if you need the :

Online Advanced Capacity Expansion

or

Online Advanced Capacity Expansion

in this case i would recommend to put the disk in to server bay and them try to use ACU, and check what for option are possible.

mikap
ess
Super Advisor

Re: DL380 G6

hi very tanks for help
one question: if any license demo in hp availability for management license key into acu?
Michal Kapalka (mikap)
Honored Contributor

Re: DL380 G6

hi,

if you need SAAP you need to buy it, there is not some trial license.

mikap