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RAID configuration for Exchange 2003 installtion

Awwadeen_1
Occasional Contributor

RAID configuration for Exchange 2003 installtion

Dear gentlemen

Can you provide me with best RAID configuration for Exchange 2003 installtion on HP Proliant DL360 G4 server.

can I install it on one RAID or better to distribute on diffrent RAID.


Mohammad Fakhri Awwadeen
HP system engineer
3 REPLIES
Yaseen Sajid
Occasional Advisor

Re: RAID configuration for Exchange 2003 installtion

1-use (1st Drive)
raid-1 for OS+Exchange2003.

2-use (2nd logical drive)
raid-1 or raid-5 for Exchange2003 data folder
Igor Karasik
Honored Contributor

Re: RAID configuration for Exchange 2003 installtion

Hi,
On DL360 G4 you have only two drives, right ?
So you don't have options...

Generally speaking:
"Q. What's the recommended disk configuration for an Exchange Server system?"
http://www.windowsitpro.com/Articles/ArticleID/44932/44932.html?Ad=1

http://forums1.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/questionanswer.do?threadId=1002625
David Claypool
Honored Contributor

Re: RAID configuration for Exchange 2003 installtion

There also is an HP Exchange Sizer Utility at http://www.hp.com/servers/activeanswers