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I have a Poweredge T610 and I was wondering if it is possible to completely erase and rebuild the RAID array remotely with DRAC

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The DRAC is simply a remote-control and monitoring system. Assuming you have the Enterprise version and can view the console, you can do anything you want to the server as though you were in front of it. However, the DRAC can't actually do anything with the RAID at all - you'd need to boot the server and go in to the RAID configuration tool during startup to change the configuration. You simply be accessing this screen through the DRAC as opposed to sitting in front it physically.

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I say yes, it's possible. Why shouldn't it be possible? DRAC doesn't use the hard drives.

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