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Joining new HDD to Array with RAID-5

 
ndra
Contributor

Joining new HDD to Array with RAID-5

Hi, I Have a server proLiant DL 380 G5 with smart array p400i controller, and 6 Drives 72GB SAS installed. All drive are configured with RAID 5 and split with 2 Partion. The 1st partion for OS Win2003 and 2nd for data. One HD are failed, and i'm going to replace with new HDD with same size and same type. I Want to joining the New HDD into Array RAID 5 existing. How do i adding it while server is on running and the data should not be lost ??

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Johan Guldmyr
Honored Contributor

Re: Joining new HDD to Array with RAID-5

Hi,

take out the broken disk and put in the replacement disk in the same bay.
Johan Guldmyr
Honored Contributor

Re: Joining new HDD to Array with RAID-5

Maybe I should add that the RAID rebuild will start automagically after you put in the replacement disk.