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HP Proliant DL380 G5 Hot Swap?

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HP Proliant DL380 G5 Hot Swap?

I have a DL380 G5 that has a dead hard drive in a RAID 5 array, it has VMWARE ESXi server with a ubuntu webshost installed on it.


Is it safe to perform a hot swap without HP management software installed on it?

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Re: HP Proliant DL380 G5 Hot Swap?

The OS can only see a logical drive, not any physical disk.

Pull the correct disk and insert a new disk, the controller will start a rebuild.

Even there are no tools within the OS, you should see the status via ILO.

Hope this helps!

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