Re: RAID 5 on HP ProLiant DL380p Gen8 (402 Views)
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RAID 5 on HP ProLiant DL380p Gen8

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I have three new HP servers ProLiant DL380p Gen8, when set the RAID 5 with 6 disk of 1 TB (4,55 TB of available space) the configuration finished successfully. after I installed VMWare ESXi 4.1.0, I go to the storage configuration and only recognizes available 561,41 GB of 4,55 TB.





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Mark Matthews
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Re: RAID 5 on HP ProLiant DL380p Gen8

You cant have larger than a 2TB datastore on ESX3/4 (VMFS3) without adding multiple LUNs to extents.


ESX5 overcame this limitation...

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