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Mirror drives on Exchange 2k3 server, larger drives than OS partition RAID ok?

I have an Exchange 2k3 server that uses a backup process that is at times unreliable. Part of the process is to nightly truncate those transactions logs (we receive ALOT of email). Currently I have ...
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Are RAID 1 disks usable transparently?

I was wondering if RAID 1 disks are usable straight away, without the RAID controller. Possible?
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RAID1 rebuild fails due to disk errors

Quick info: Dell R410 with 2x500GB drives in RAID1 on H700 Adapter Recently one of drives in RAID1 array on server failed, lets call it Drive 0. RAID controller marked it as fault and put it offline. ...
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solaris + metadb + hard drive mirroring

I have Solaris machine With two disks (the disks defined as RAID 1 (mirror configuration ) actually when I pull out one disk the second disk will be active The problem is that when I run metadb on ...
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How do you mount a RAID1 disk as a normal disk

I'd like to copy data off a disk (EXT2) that's part of a RAID1 mirror (Linux software RAID). When I try to do a manual mount of the disk is complains that it's part of an array. Is there a way to ...
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3WARE 9650-4LPML JBOD DISK to RAID - 1 Mirror Migration How To?

It is possible to migrate a single disk, to Raid 1 as per Table 10 in the User Guide Page 122: http://www.3ware.com/support/UserDocs/3ware9650SE-UsrGuide.pdf I am trying to find what the best method ...
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RAID 1 mirror disk failure detection

In the BIOS of an ASUS motherboard I've set up a RAID 1 mirror out of two hard drives. All is working fine at present. I have two OS installed on the machine: Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7. My ...
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Why are CentOS RAID-1/mirror partitions syncing multiple times?

I'm setting up a CentOS 5.6 server, using Kickstart. I have four disk drives, sda-sdd. These are the relevant Kickstart lines: clearpart --linux --drives=sda,sdb,sdc,sdd --initlabel part raid.11 ...
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Mixing drive vendors in RAID mirror

Background I'm building a simple storage server for home usage, and I'm modelling it slightly after our Solaris storage servers at work. But at a smaller scale. The basic layout will be a chassis ...
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System can't see ServerRAID M1015 virtual drive?

We connected the card to our system and have created a new mirror RAID 1 virtual drive, Now we want to clone our existing single drive to this new virtual drive, but our cloning software Acronis True ...
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windows 7 Mirror Failed Redundancy

I've been trying to setup software Mirror RAID using the Windows 7 Disk Manager. However I'm getting the "Failed Redundancy" error no matter what I do. I think the exclamation icon is appearing on ...
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recovering from a crash. data stored on a 3ware 9650SE-LP mirrored set

So I'm hoping this will be very easy because my drive that failed is not part of my mirrored set. I had my OS drive go bad but my data drive ( my 2TB mirrored set ) is still ok. I just can't access ...
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Windows Server 2008 - Will not boot normally, only boots into Safe Mode

I have a less than one month old server on which Windows Server 2008 R2 is installed. I have a 2 mirrored disk drives in there. I attempted a RAM upgrade, which did not go well possibly due to memory ...
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Mac OS X Server 10.6 - Apple's software mirrored RAID worth it?

I am installing an Intel Xserve (Quad core Xeon) with Snow Leopard Server (10.6) on two 80Gb 7200rpm SATA HDs. I created a mirrored RAID set using Disk Utility with those two drives, all went fine. ...
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HW RAID 1 different disk sizes?

I was told by an HP support guy that I should not replace a failed drive in a mirror with a bigger size drive, since it could crash my array. I am puzzled why is this so and how to hell am I suppose ...
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Splitting a raidctl mirror safely

I have a Sun T5220 server with the onboard LSI card and two disks that were in a RAID 1 mirror. The data is not important right now but we had a failed disk and are trying to understand how to do ...
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Linux Raid: mystical md_d device

I have a 64bit Ubuntu Jaunty server (kernel 2.6.28-17-server) installed on two SATA disks (sdc and sde) in a mirror RAID, this being my current raid configuration: cat /proc/mdstat Personalities : ...
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Tips and tricks for identifying the dying hard drive

I have a raid 1 that has failed partially. The controller tells me the raid is degraded, but does not tell me which drive is failing. When I look in My Computer, I see that the controller split my ...
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Why don't these raid levels exists?

I've been looking at my raid setups and I am beginning to really hate raid 1. During a drive failure, you don't know if the data on the other drive is correct or not. And what if one drive reads 1 ...