• Making a virtual NAS out of a server

    I have a I couple of rackmount servers that have Raid f drives set up and running ESXi 4.1  I am trying not to purchase a NAS as this is a pretty small scale project.  Anyone have experience using a software solution to make the DAS drives in the servers look like a NAS that both server can...

    Bet5 pointsBadges:
  • Fail over with two disk hardware mirror

    If I currently have a two disk hardware mirror or RAID 1 can I migrate the data from them to a RAID 5 array by adding 4 more drives? Do I need all 6 drives in the array or can I make one of them hot swappable in case something goes wrong? Will it fail over automatically? I am using a Windows Server...

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • AMD RAIDXpert error message

    I am getting the following AMD RAID Xpert message, BSL accessed on disk (Port number 1, Target ID 1) at LBA 0x04fade9. What is this and how do I fix it?

    LilBit5435 pointsBadges:
  • Building a replica of production ERP boxes

    We want to build a replica of our production ERP boxes. How can we clone the entire system including the raid configuration and all drives connected to the system?

    ITKE356,370 pointsBadges:
  • how a RAID level 1 is configured in an IBM H21 BladeServer with a RAID controller

    how a RAID level 1 is configured in an IBM H21 BladeServer with a RAID controller

    Kamaliza5 pointsBadges:
  • Setting up a RAID 1 from an internal HD to an external HD

    I have a 500GB internal HD on which I store all of my media and documents. I am interested in creating and maintaining an identical backup of the data stored on the internal drive on an external USB hard drive, while also having the internal HD being accessible other computers and devices on my...

    CAPacelli5 pointsBadges:
  • Mirror Disk to single disk

    My desktop PC has fallen over. Is it possible to use one of its pair of RAIDed mirrored disks as an additional disk in an other desktop system?

    TopEndOfOz25 pointsBadges:
  • RAID On Home PC

    I was just wondering if anyone of you does RAID to your home pc? If yes what RAID (1,5 or etc) do you guys do?

    jinteik18,085 pointsBadges:
  • Options for a Dell PowerEdge Server?

    My old web server has just gone pop and I want to replace it with a low end Dell PowerEdge server. I have a few questions. I want to drop in my own pair of SATA drives rather than buy from Dell. I plan to install Ubuntu Server Edition and use software RAID1. Please tell me if this is a mistake or...

    ITKE356,370 pointsBadges:
  • RAID usage for 5 HDD

    If we have 5 hdd containing 250 gb space each then how much hdd space will be available to use in RAID-5?

    Yogender270 pointsBadges:
  • Drive failed in RAID 5. Hotspare did not kick in.

    One drive failed in a 6 drive raid 5 array. There was a hot spare but it did not kick in. It says offline. What needs to be done to return the array to full working condition? I would like a hot spare as well.

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Rebuilding Raid 5

    I have a ML 350 with a 641 controller running RAID5 with 3 36 gb drives and 2 72 gb drives. Since the 72s are acting as 36s can I rebuild them with 36s?

    Ittechbank15 pointsBadges:
  • Are there such things as good reboots on client servers?

    IBM has claimed that they have invested billions on their mainframe platform to reduce the need for reboots. EMC and Cisco appear to be doing the same for RAID storage and routers and switches respectively. Yet on client servers reboots are treated as commonplace events. How can both practices...

    Jim4522820 pointsBadges:
  • Database Log File sql server 2005

    We have a 500GB database, we use a san server with 16 drives. Eight drives are for storage and the other eight for mirroring. All eight drives is one RAID 10 and within that RAID 10 we partition the drives into 8 drives (please seee below) we are having so much slow performance on the application...

    Rick Martinez585 pointsBadges:
  • RAID

    How do i configure RAID for an HP Prolianr Server

    CodeX35 pointsBadges:
  • Where can I find default RAID 5 configurations for Perc5/I (or similar) for reconstructing the RAID from disk images?

    The specific pieces of info I am looking for are default settings for: Disk Order Raid 5 Parity Distribution, Parity Length, Controller-reserved sector information (Reserved from Start sector), Not sure if it makes a difference but it was originally a 4 Disk raid 5, but later RAID was expanded with...

    ITKE356,370 pointsBadges:
  • RAID repair

    Recently attempted to repair a customer's RAID (Adaptec 2410SA card 4x SATA) set as RAID 1+0 reporting RAID failure, disks looked good. Couldn't boot from the Adaptec CD on site, couldn't download a new CD from vendor (required entering of card serial number which was declined - still in discussion...

    ITKE356,370 pointsBadges:
  • How do I force a Sun x4200 with a LSI SAS1064 RAID controller to resync?

    How do I force a Sun x4200 with a LSI SAS1064 RAID controller to resync? mpt-status returns OUT_OF_SYNC for one of the drives. A power cycle didn't alleviate the problem. Does this mean the disk has failed?

    Jgiacalone120 pointsBadges:
  • HP DL165 SERVER RAID CONFIGURATION

    Hi All, How do I configure the Raid without the start smart CD. Thanks

    Homeit5 pointsBadges:
  • Using RAID 5 with 3-18.2 GB Harddrives, what disk space is available?

    Using RAID 5 with 3-18.2 GB Harddrives, what disk space is available?

    BamaNo15 pointsBadges:

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