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Increase Raid 5 on HP

Increase Raid 5 on HP

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Have just inherited a server with Smart Array 641 controller and 2 HP 64bit dual channel wide Ultra Scsi adapters.
Currently has 3 72.6G drives and 3 36 drives. Which produces 1 C drive at 67.8 and one G drive at 135G.

Want to add disk space. Can I just add bigger SCSI and insert one at a time or what?

Thanks

RE: Increase Raid 5 on HP

If the SA641 is battery backed you should be able to add drives and then extend the logical array using the normal HP tools.

If you are using Windows 2008 or above you should then be able to just extend the disks within Disk Manager.

Neill

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