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using two smart arrys in DL380 G7

wahmed
Occasional Contributor

using two smart arrys in DL380 G7

Just curies is that possible that we use 1x P410i and P411 . one 8HDD cage connect to P410i and other 8HDD cage connect with P411. P410i cage Hdds(data) replicate with P411 Cage HDDs and if somehow P410i smart array goes down other P411 become active and system always up and running.
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Michael A. McKenney
Respected Contributor

Re: using two smart arrys in DL380 G7

I have never seen this done. You want high availability redundancy. You should get a SAN. You boot from fiber controllers to a SAN LUN with the OS, apps/data, and swap/paging file on the SAN. You can repoint your
wobbe
Respected Contributor

Re: using two smart arrys in DL380 G7

You sure can, we got some G7's with that config.
Michael A. McKenney
Respected Contributor

Re: using two smart arrys in DL380 G7

Which controller?
Joshua Small_2
Valued Contributor

Re: using two smart arrys in DL380 G7

Hi,

What is and isn't possible isn't always the whole story. If you get this working and one SA dies for example, odds are you'll call HP and they'll say "unsupported".

If you require this kind of availability, the SAN is the solution.
wahmed
Occasional Contributor

Re: using two smart arrys in DL380 G7

Thanks all of you for your comments.
wahmed
Occasional Contributor

Re: using two smart arrys in DL380 G7

Thanks