Hot swapping and hot plugging are terms used to describe the functions of replacing computer system components without shutting down the system. In all the articles it was mentioned during some system problem the drives can be replaced using hot swap.
So in case of hard disk can i use hot swap for my backup purpose. I need to backup data from my server every day.
- Can I use hot swap option so that after backup I can remove the hard disk used for backup?
- Is hot swapping the drive used only if urgent system problem or disk problem occurs?
- Is there any restriction for hot swapping drives?