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HP DL380p G8 - upgrade to 25SFF drives

 
Oldaricz
Occasional Visitor

HP DL380p G8 - upgrade to 25SFF drives

Hello, 

I have HP DL380p G8 server in my home lab. I would like to extend my 8 SFF server about 25SFF drive bay. I would like to ask you

  1. do I have to use the second controller?
  2. my server have two 460 W PSU. Is it enough for 25 hard drives?

thank you

2 REPLIES 2
R_Raj
HPE Pro

Re: HP DL380p G8 - upgrade to 25SFF drives

Hello ,

Please get in touch with HPE Pre Sales team or the Reseller to find if upgrade from 8SFF to 25SFF is possible or not .

Optional Parts for DL380p Gen8 

https://support.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c03357620

Regards

 

I am an HPE Employee
slavtechbuer
Valued Contributor

Re: HP DL380p G8 - upgrade to 25SFF drives

Hi Mate, 

You can upgrade that, but you will need to use P830 controller (wide sas) you cannot use sas expander in gen8 unfortunately so to have support all drives controller is needed, 

Thanks

Slav