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Extend HDD under Raid 1

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Extend HDD under Raid 1





We have one DL380g6 server  we Configured the raid as raid 1 with (3 hdd x 300) 2 Mirroring and 1 as spare now we haven’t enough space only one partition C: 300 Gb 

is there any way to add new HDD  1 or 2 till 5 HDD  to extend partition C: without losing data ?


Raid controller Smart Array P410i Controller on System Board


Johan Guldmyr
Honored Contributor

Re: Extend HDD under Raid 1

Hi, yes that's possible.
You'll need to expand the array.
You can do that from within ACU - array configuration utility.
There are more details in the ACU User Guide and in this:

After your logical drive has been expanded you'll need to make the OS aware of this as well.

"Configuring Arrays on HP Smart Array Controllers Reference Guide"