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I am having a server DL370 G6 as seen in the image below, and I want to install Windows Server 2008 E. we are using it for camera recording. Each slot has 6 2 TB hard disks.

I want to merge both as Raid 1 for C drive and raid 5 for D where D drive should be 20 TB

I am not able to configure more than one slot 12 TB so my question is who to configure by adding 2 physical as one virtual

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In order to do this, you will need the HP SAS expander card. These are available cheaply used or on eBay. This will allow you to use one RAID controller (the onboard Smart Array P410i) to accommodate up to 3 drive cages inside the server, plus an external SAS tape drive.

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I use one in a DL370 G6 as described here: Do SAS expanders work transparently with SAS controllers?

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