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Raid Advice On DL360 G7

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Raid Advice On DL360 G7



I am quite familiar with HP Proliant servers and Also Windows Server OS's


But today I was called out to a DL360 G7 running SBS2011.


It has in total 4 Hot Swap Drives and one of them is flashing amber.


Usually I would go into the HP ACU APP underwindows and find out what the raid situation is and the steps to take.


But when I go into ACU it says no controllers detected.


I can only presume that this is because the SBS2011 is running virtualised under VMWare ESXi 5.0.0.


I am not familiar at all with this Virtualisation Host


I have posted a questions on VMWares website and they have given me a very long winded way of looking at the raid array and finding out the issue with the drive.


So I was wondering is there anyway of getting the raid and drive info under windows ?


Any help greatly recvd.


Thanks in advance.


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Re: Raid Advice On DL360 G7

You can try logging in to ILO and looking at the IML from there. I think it will log drive predictive failures, which I think is what's happening there.

The system info screen also has a "Drives" tab so you can look at the current drive status (I like having that option, something they added in ILO 3).