New hard disk in proliant dl380 g4 server (636 Views)
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Vasanth Chellam
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Registered: ‎10-02-2009
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New hard disk in proliant dl380 g4 server

Hi,

i have a hp proliant DL380 G4 server with 4 hard disk of 36.4GB and its in raid 5. I have 2 more free slots. i need to add two 146 GB HDD with mirroring inorder to increase the space. Need to know how to add the two hard disk with mirroring in order to increase the space?
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Dhanesh Amirthalingam
Posts: 69
Registered: ‎07-05-2009
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Re: New hard disk in proliant dl380 g4 server

Hi,

Before doing this activities you need to take complete backup ,
There is 2 ways to configure it as you want.

1. The ORCA. Hit F8 when prompted.
2. Select Create array.
3. Select Both hard drives.
4. Select RAID 1+0
5. press Enter to save the raid level

Or You can use ACU, from the Smart Start CD.

1. Boot from the smart start CD.
2. Select the Maintenance Tab
3. Start the ACU.
4.select the hdd in left land side
5. Create a RAID 1+0
6. Continue Installation from Smart Start.
7.Save and exit

IF you want to know raid information go through this below link

http://acnc.com/04_01_01.html

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Dhanesh.K.A
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Dhanesh Amirthalingam
Posts: 69
Registered: ‎07-05-2009
Message 3 of 3 (636 Views)

Re: New hard disk in proliant dl380 g4 server

Hi,

Before doing this activities you need to take complete backup ,
There is 2 ways to configure it as you want.

1. The ORCA. Hit F8 when prompted.
2. Select Create array.
3. Select Both hard drives.
4. Select RAID 1+0
5. press Enter to save the raid level

Or You can use ACU, from the Smart Start CD.

1. Boot from the smart start CD.
2. Select the Maintenance Tab
3. Start the ACU.
4.select the hdd in left land side
5. Create a RAID 1+0
6. Continue Installation from Smart Start.
7.Save and exit

IF you want to know raid information go through this below link

http://acnc.com/04_01_01.html

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Dhanesh.K.A
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