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HPE disk configurator

Morning all.

I have an ML350 G8 which currentlly has 3 450GB drives configured into a raid 5 array. I would like to increase the second logical drive by 250 GB .Are there any drive configuration utilities I can use to check how many additonal disks may be required for this? Also will I need to delete and recreate the secondary drive or could I just expand the drive once the additonal drive is added to the raid 5 array?

Thanks for the help

Andrew 

 

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Re: HPE disk configurator

You can use HPE Smart Storage Administrator (HPE SSA) utility to check existing RAID configuration.

HPE Smart Storage Administrator (HPE SSA) for Windows 64-bit

https://support.hpe.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?swItemId=MTX_891c6d6803044e5db3e0c2a5ab

HPE Smart Storage Administrator (HPE SSA) CLI for Linux 64-bit

https://support.hpe.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?swItemId=MTX_521fc533ba8f468f9ad9db20e4

HPE Smart Storage Administrator User Guide

https://support.hpe.com/hpesc/public/docDisplay?docId=c03909334

Once new drive added to existing Array,  you can expand the existing logical drive size without delete and recreating the logical drive.

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Re: HPE disk configurator

Hi @AmRa 

Thanks for confirming this as this is what I was planing on doing. 

Best regards

Andrew