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"Smart Array" is the name used by Hewlett-Packard's line of enterprise-grade RAID controllers.

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Force drive failure in ssacli on HPE DL380 Gen10

I have a drive in an array on an HPE server that is failing (there are hard read errors reported in a diagnostics report from ssacli), but it hasn't been flagged as a predictive failure or actual ...
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RAID performance with 10xSSD on an HP P420i [closed]

I am planning to use 10x 8TB Samsung 870 QVO SATA III 2.5" SSD in an HP DL360 G8 server that uses P420i smart array controller. Each SSD has a max of 530 MBs speed in sequential reads. ...
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HP ML350 Replacing a Drive Marked as Predicted to Fail

We have an ML350P Gen8 server with an HP Smart Array P420i. Three 300GB drives are combined in RAID5. Of these, one drive is showing a flashing amber light (predictive failure). The cache for the ...
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Cabling for SAS controller and SuperMicro BPN-SAS-825TQ

I´ve managed to get one of the SuperMicro low-end server to my lab. It is chassis 825TQ-R740LPB with a BPN-SAS-825TQ backplane. The specification document is saying, that this backplane is SAS ...
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Linux doesn't boot when HP HBA controller is connected

I have an HP H240 Smart HBA. On Windows 10, it works without a problem, but any Linux I tested refuses to boot with a connected controller. Platform: AMD B450 (AM4, various processors) List of tested ...
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Can we move the RAID array from one HP Server models to another HP models or one RAID controller model to another Controller model

In case my HP Proliant DL380 G6 & G7 failed, can I swap all HDD to HP Proliant DL380 G9. HP Proliant DL380 G7 is using the different controller (HP Smart Array Controllers P410i) and HP Proliant ...
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MSA70 Upgrade options

Recently I purchased MSA70. Unfortunately I did read specs properly. In my project, I need as much I/O operations as possible. MSA70 is only 3Gbps, so my question is: is it any possibility to upgrade ...
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Smart Array P812 External ports don't detect backplane with SAS HDDs

I've found some articles that P812 do not see SATA drives via external ports after updating firmware 5.14 and above. But I can't find any mentions about restrictions with SAS hard drives. (I have two ...
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HPE SSA: After completing the configuration - reboot the system

From the HPE ProLiant System Utilities (BIOS) I booted into HPE Smart Storage Administrator (SSA) to migrate a logical drive with RAID6 (and existing data) to RAID5. After starting the migration task, ...
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Setting up raid hardware with out deleting data

so I have a home lab, and in the beginning, I started with only 1 DISK, and in the raid config, I bypassed the raid because I didn't have 2 disks to make a RAID 10 or 1, but now, I want some ...
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HP ProLiant DL380 G7 (P410i) compatible drives

I have recently been looking to do an upgrade on my server recently by upgrading to using SSDs (2.5 inch). I have done a lot of late night googling and have found that many drives have an issue with ...
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Enable Smart Array P400 HP Proliant DL 120 G7

I have a HP ProLiant D7 120DL with a Smart Array P400. After doing BIOS "Restore Default System Settings" the Smart Array can't see the drives attached to it. When starting the server, Smart ...
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Hp Proliant DL120 G7 won't show ORCA

I have on old server, HP Proliant DL120 G7. I configured it with 4 500GB Hard Disk in RAID 10. With this configuration I was able to enter in ORCA setup and the hard drives where connected. Then I ...
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HPACUCLI Remotely make active spare permanent member

We have an old HP server - we let the HPE contract expire as it'll be decom'd soon, and our monitoring has flagged a failed disk. For various reasons it's difficult to organise access to the server, ...
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DL380p Gen8 E5-2640v2 p420i smart array controller dead

HP DL380p Gen8 E5-2640v2 US Svr/S-Buy Product ID: 653200-B21 Hey there I've got the dreaded but not uncommon: Slot 0 HP Smart Array P420i Controller nitializing… 1783-Slot 0 Drive Array Controller ...
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DL380 G10 - P816 controller - Extending LD produces error about max size, even though there is more space in the Array

Array A on this DL380 G10 consists of 9 1.9TB drives in a RAID 5 config. It reports unused space of 619995 MB. There are two logical drives, LD 1 with 13.55 TB (14,000,000 MB), and LD 3 with 97.66 GB (...
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Getting a RAID controller to surface scan on a sane schedule

The controller I'm presently working with is quite old, the HP Smart Array P400; in part I want to know how to deal with that controller, but I'm also interested in the general perspective -- if there ...
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How to get temperature readings of HP P420 RAID PCI-e card?

I have an HP Proliant ML110 G9 Server. Added an HP Smart Array P420 PCI-E card to have real hardware RAID on the server. Everything works fine, but I noted that the P420's processor was extremely hot (...
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tested hot swap, now drive is in predictive failure

I have a DL360 G6 (yes I know). I decided to test hot swap and replaced a drive with another one. THe other one failed, so I put the previous working drive back in. It's now in "predictive ...
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Troubleshooting frozen disk when queue is full

I have a system (centos 7.8) with k8s installed on top. After a few days of normal operations (system load is ~30% and disk activity is around 60 iops, not saturated), the system goes to an unstable ...
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How is the HPE SSA "remove drives" command supposed to work to shrink an array?

I have an HPE ProLiant DL380 Gen9 Server with 15 internal 8TB SAS LFF drives, in a RAID6 configuration through an HP Smart Array P840ar controller. It contains a single 94.6 TB Logical Drive [Size: ...
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SAS RAID5 Disk failure, replacement enclosure not matching

A SAS disk in RAID5 array failed yesterday and I'm about to replace it, however I noticed the front enclosure wasn't matching the rest of the disks. The array consists of 300GB 10K SAS disks with the ...
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HP proliant cache module failure

In our windows server environment, we often get the alert for HP servers that storage cache module has failed. What exactly is the function of cache module?
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HP DL380e Gen8 NMI error

I have an HP DL380e Gen8 with P420 RAID controller it was powered on 24h per day at my previous job for 7 Months without any issues running a few VMs. After changing job I had the server at home for ...
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Server won't boot after adding two new disks

I have an HP ML350 G6 server with 3 600Gb SAS drives on RAID5. I added 2 new 1Tb disks and configured a new Array with RAID1. Al of a sudden I got the blue screen of death, the server rebooted and now ...
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Windows Server 2019 Hyper-V guest disk performance

I have a site who run a very IO-sensitive application (Accredo Saturn); it's an accounting/CRM package written in Delphi with a local flat-file database. For various historical reasons the site was ...
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Remove logicaldrive in Smart Array P420i

i've a DL380p with Smart Array P420i. On this server we have some logicaldrives: root@server:~# hpacucli ctrl all show config Smart Array P420i in Slot 0 (Embedded) (sn: XXXXXXX) array A (...
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HP Proliant DL180 G6 HHD failure and replacement

One of the HP HDD in our HP Proliant DL180 G6 had failed, I've replaced the failed HDD with a standard 1 TB Seagate HDD, the Array controller won't start rebuilding on a Seagate, I had the new Seagate ...
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HP Smart Array Controller Not Showing in BIOS

I am currently setting up a HP DL380p Gen8 and I am trying to use a Smart Array P822 controller with it. However, this controller is not showing up in the BIOS so it doesn't detect in windows. The ...
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PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA (srv.sys) Windows Server 2012 r2

I have an HP proliant 380 gen9 server. The issue started with the server restarting it self on check the ilo logs i found out that we had smart battery failure so we replaced it. After turning it on ...
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How to configure HP Smart Array P822 controller with single SAS HDD

I have SAS Seagate Exos HDD and HP P822 Smart Array controller with 2GB cache with battery backup. I don't want to create any arrays, this is supposed to be single storage HDD in my workstation. All ...
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How to identify which disk is failing in a HP ProLiant RAID controller?

I have a hard time identifying which drive is failing in my HP ProLiant DL360p Gen8. It has the following RAID controller: Smart Array P420i. I see tons of errors in dmesg: [40425140.998750] sd 0:1:0:...
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Debian on HP Gen9 — most recent hpssacli appears to be too old

I've installed a recent Debian 10 Buster system on to the server, which is HPE DL360 Gen9. It has P440ar adapter, which works with the "new" hpsa driver. As far as I remember, RAIDs were configured ...
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HPE Raid logical drives not showing in Windows

I'm trying to provision a new server with Windows Server 2019. I have used Intelligent Provisioning to create three arrays: HPE Proliant ML110 - HPE Smart Array E208i-p SR Gen10 2 x SSD Raid 0 - O/S ...
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HP Smart Array P812 - Why is my Raid 60 gone?

I've got an HP ProLiant DL380 Gen7 with a Smart Array P812 which is connected to an MSA20 that houses 19 600GB drives. After my VMs didn't boot up, I checked my array config and 2 drives failed: =&...
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HP Smart Array P400 max. HDD size

I have an HP DL320s server with HP Smart Array P400 raid card. The server is quite a low spec, but I am only using it as a storage server so I don't need much. It has 12 hot-swappable bay backplane. ...
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on RAID1 (OS) and RAID5 (DATA) - Need to rebuild OS

I have a HP server with RAID1 (300GB2) - Array A and RAID 5 (300GB3)Array2. Unfortunately I have to rebuild the existing OS on RAID 1. I have full data on RAID 5. Can I access my RAID5 Data once I ...
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What is a HP Smart Array P822 Transient Data Drive

We had a disk go bad on one of our HP servers. It is a RAID 60. We had 2 drives in the system that weren't assigned to an array yet. We rebooted went into the array and clicked the failed/BAD drive. ...
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HP Smart Array P420i Configuration - LZMA data is corrupt

I'm trying to get into the Array Configuration Utility for the Smart Array P420i controller. The server is a HP ProLiant DL360p Gen8. After POST, I press F5 as asked in order to get to the ACU. ...
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HP Proliant DL380 Gen9 - - Logical Drive 1 has failed Re-enable failed logical

I have a HP Proliant DL360 Gen9 Server, everything working fine. but suddenly server is not bootable, booting time we got three errors. listed below. 313-HP smart storage battery 1 failure - Battery ...
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Disk errors, drives going into read-only mode and HP P410i Smart Array resetting logical drives

I manage a HP ProLiant DL380 G6 server for a student association which was going to be thrown away by our university. The server has a P410i hardware raid controller which we use for a 3 drive RAID 5 ...
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Newly added drives do not appear in the raid array list (hp server and ESXi)

I recently added two physical drives into my hp server (port 2). I also add them to the raid array list, but they don't appear in it: and: How can I add Disk 5,6 to the raid5 array list? is ...
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Replace HP Smart Array RAID Controller with newer generation controller (e.g. 410 -> 420)

I have got a faulty P410 Smart Array Controller in my G6 ProLiant, so I decided to replace it. Since I want more flexibility, I choose not to replace it with just another P410, but the succeeding P420 ...
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SAS HDD won't reinstall, keeps flickering and shows red light

I have an HP ProLiant SE316M1R2 server. I had 3 hard disks in the Smart Array P410i (they're Fujitsu, two RAID 0 in bay 1 and one RAID 0 in bay 2), so I uninstalled one of them because I was testing ...
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Replacing hard drive in RAID 5 array on HP ProLiant DL380p Gen8 Server

I'm a relatively new (and the only) system admin at my organization. We have an HP ProLiant DL380p Gen8 Server that is no longer under any sort of support contract from HP. We're using it as a Hyper-V ...
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HP Smart Array - Swapping drives in RAID set to upgrade

I have a HP DL360 G7, with Smart Array controller that has 2x RAID sets (RAID 10). Host OS is VMWare ESX. The 2nd RAID set has 4x 10k 600GB Midline drives that are to be upgrade to 15k 600GB ...
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HP Smart Array P410i Logical Volume failed, how to rebuild it without lossing data

I have a failed logical volume on an HP Smart Array P401i with vmWare installed. Is there any way to rebuild the logical volume without losing precious data? logical volume failed on vmware
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ML350 G6 drive not detected

I have an ML350 G6 that I have bought some new drives (HP P/N: 507129-004) for. According to the drive specs these are compatible with the G6 but the SAS controller (p410i) is not detecting them. The ...
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Smart Array P420i controller replacement

I have two identical servers with Smart Array P420i One server has 4 physical drives, which form 2 logical drives (2 + 2 raid 1) Second server also has its raid configuration with two physical drives ...
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SAS Expanders and Hp Smart Array HBA mode

I've recently purchased an HP DL360p G8 with a Smart Array P420i 1GB storage controller. As I'm using FreeNas, I've switched the controler to HBA mode. I was planning to buy an HP SAS expander, this ...
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