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How to replace hot swapable Harddidk with used HDD

 
Agha Nawaz
Advisor

How to replace hot swapable Harddidk with used HDD

Hi All,

 

i have RAID 50 configured and now one haddisk is failed so i want to replace it but i dont have new HDD with same size, can i put used harddisk which has old server data? is it possible or do i need to get new HDD?

 

HP Proliant DL 380 G7

 

Thanks

Ali

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Jimmy Vance
HPE Pro

Re: How to replace hot swapable Harddidk with used HDD

Generally you can repace a failed disk with one of a larger size. If the disk contains old array information it can cause problems.




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Agha Nawaz
Advisor

Re: How to replace hot swapable Harddidk with used HDD

Thanks.

 

if i remove the old data and array on used HDD after that can i use it without any problem?

 

Regards

Ali

Jimmy Vance
HPE Pro

Re: How to replace hot swapable Harddidk with used HDD

Yes, if you remove the old array information you won't have any issues




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