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

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Smart Array P410i with SATA SSD drives unstable

I have a HP Proliant DL380 G7 with said array controller and 6 INTEL SSDSC2KW4's, set up in Raid 5. Normally I have never had problems with SATA drives in servers, but this one has me baffled. I ...
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How to install RAID driver for HP ProLiant Microserver Gen 8 after installation of OS

I installed CentOS 7 on my HP ProLiant Microserver Gen8 on a SSD. I'm using the internal SD card slot as boot device while all other partitions are located on my SSD to circumvent the limitations of ...
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Failed Drive Stuck HP Smart Array P410

I have been having some issues with intermittent failure and rebuild messages on our HP DL160 G6 with P410 controller. As part of troubleshooting I replaced the SATA cable, and on boot up, now the ...
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Third-Party SAS SSD firmware HP Proliant G7

Is it possible to update the firmware of the third-party manufacture (SanDisk PN1-LB206M (B)) that makes the OEM SSD's for HP? To HP's current firmware for the exact same drive? HP Part #632633-...
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Refreshing information about drives

Is there a way to refresh/retest drives through hpacucli/smartctl? More specifically are there any reasons to believe that the information those tools give you might be inaccurate/old?
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Can physical drives configured for an HP Proliant DL 380 Gen 9 server be used to boot another server of the same model?

We are having great difficulty getting physical hard drives that were configured for our server to work in another server of the same model (HP Proliant DL 380 Gen 9). One would think that I could ...
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Replace Encrypted RAID Card

Im completely inexperienced in this topic, therefore excuse me if my question is redundant. We are thinking about deploying Servers with HP Smart Array P840 Controller and using the HPE Secure ...
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Moving disks from HP DL360g5 to DL380g6 with Windows 2008

I have DL360G5, with E200i array controller, 128MB cache + BBWC. It is running Windows 2008, as a member of the domain. I have a total of 4 disks there: 2x72GB SAS, 2x300GB SAS, with two mirrors, one ...
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HP Smart Array odd read/write performance through ESXi

I have a HP Proliant DL380 G7 w/ HP SmartArray P812 W 1G-BBWC, This is plugged into a D2600 Storage enclosure with 1 mini sas cable. All firwmware versions are the latest (including the disks). There ...
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Is it possible to replace the SATA CD-ROM to SATA SSD on HP DL360p Gen8?

Can I connect instead of cd-rom SDD? I found Miscellaneous cable kit 671353-001, include Includes the front video adapter cable, embedded SATA cable, Capacitor Pack with 36-inch cable (provides back ...
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HP Proliant ML350 G6 SMH reporting error with Smart Array

Our HP Proliant ML350 G6 recently turned off by itself for the first time, with the "Health LED" indicating degraded state. As soon as I pressed the power button, the LED went back to green, so after ...
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HP DL380 G5 - Smart Array P400 - Linux hang with high load randomly

Since 2-3 weeks now, my main server is hanging for no apparent reasons. Was working without issues for more than 4 months in a row before that. Everytime, a simple reboot fix the problem. Current ...
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Proliant ML350p Gen8 Raid Extending

I am assisting in adding 2 more 480 GB SAS drives to a Proliant ML350p Gen8 RAID 5 that currently has 3 drives. I already know that in my setup, I need to restart the server, press F5 to go into the ...
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HP DL360 G7 - All drives got pulled by site tech, weren't kept in order. Possible to restore?

We are trying to troubleshoot a DL360 G7 with a P410i controller. As mentioned in the thread title, the site tech pulled all disks and forgot what order they were pulled in. We were under the ...
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Inserting new disks into an HP Proliant DL360 G7 while running

The documentation for my HP Proliant DL360 G7 says I can hot-swap phsyical disks in existing RAID sets. It doesn't say anything about inserting new physical disks and creating new logical disks while ...
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HP Proliant Array Configuration Utility shows 4TB drive size as zero

I tried adding a pair of 4TB WD RE disks to a HP Proliant ML350 G6 server, but the ACU utility shows them as having a capacity of 0.0 GB. Is this a known issue? From the documentation for the Smart ...
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How do I test SAS HDD connected to HP Smart Array P410i controller?

My client is getting a used HP Proliant DL360 G6 server and I want to make sure that it's safe to use this server further in production. I've tested RAM using GoldMemory (results are OK), and now I'm ...
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DL160 gen9 P440 SAS cable

We recently bought a new HP Smart Array P440 RAID controller from the local HP reseller store for our HP DL160 gen9 server. (P/N: 783361-425) We want to run ESXi on the server, with three virtual ...
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ZFS - Solaris 10 doesn't see disks after reboot on HP Pro DL380 G7

The current box has 2 logical drives, shown in P410i Array Controller (F8 during POST) as: Logical Drive 1 - 2 SAS 72GB HD Raid10 <----root pool disk Logical Drive 2 - 4 SAS 146GB HD Raid 5 <--...
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How to eject sas hdd win server 2012 proliant dl380 g9

We got Proliant DL380 G9, when I try to eject or remove SAS HDD by taking it offline, the Red LED (Do not remove) is still on. I'm not really familiar with Proliant, on other servers I just take the ...
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raid scrub for hp dynamic smart arrays

I'm new to hp servers. we own an hp dl160 gen9 with soft raid. it uses the b140i controller to manage 4 LFF in raid 5. My question is: how can I scrub the raid? I've installed the hpssacli utils: ...
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DL180 G6 - ESXI 6.0 - P410 - Lost access to volume Issue

We have a DL180 G6 Server with a P410 RAID Card. The server has the following three RAID arrays. 4x2TB - RAID 10 4x2TB - RAID 10 2x2TB - RAID 1 2x2TB HD's are configured as hot spares ...
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Logical Drive 1 Fatal Error System Logs

When a Client Backup starts on my 2012 Server Essentials, it fails and I receive the following error in my System log: Logical drive 1 of array controller B120i [Embedded] returned a fatal error ...
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SAS expander card, not detecting DAS, is this supposed to work?

I have a similar sas expander HSTNM-B017 and when I connect an external DAS unit to it (HP StorageWorkd MSA50) nothing shows up in device manager or disk manager, as if its not connected. do you have ...
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Smart array P410i Maximum hard drive capacity?

I've looked for quite a while and for some reason can not find this info anywhere, the HP quickspec document search (Which they recommend) doesn't bring up anything. I have a proliant DL380 g6, and ...
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find out RAID level on HP DL360 server

I have a HP ProLiant DL360 Gen9 server which has three physical 900GB HDDs. Those three HDDs are in some sort of hardware RAID setup. RAID controller is HP 3239 and it uses hpsa driver. For OS it ...
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Active/Active MultiPathIO to two HP d2700s?

Our XenServer 6.5 hosts connect over ethernet to shared SAS storage via a single Linux based HP DL360 G6 "bridge". This single StorageServer bridges ethernet to SAS and shares out via an iSCSI daemon....
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Install CentOS 6 on HP ML 150 gen9 server with b140i raid controller

I have HP ML 150 with Smart Array b140i controller. I want to install CentOS 6.6, but the driver isn't built-in the ISO. I have download the Driver and install in the USB(dd). I need the command for ...
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Restore RAID 5 HP P410

I have: P410 + 512MB Battery Backup 4x4TB in RAID 5 I changed the PSU today and after starting OS (Windows 2008 R2) the array is gone. ACU sees 2 HDD as unassigned and original RAID 5 as 2 OK and ...
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ProLiant DL360p Gen8 + P421 + D2700 enclosure + hpsa - not seeing logical disk device (Ubuntu 14.04)

I have inherited a ProLiant DL360p Gen8 with two Smart Array controllers: # lspci -d '103c:323b' -k 02:00.0 RAID bus controller: Hewlett-Packard Company Smart Array Gen8 Controllers (rev 01) ...
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Physical storage devices, such as tape and changer devices, not visible when booting Debian 8 Jessie, with hpsa driver.

Question Not detecting all physical devices behind Smart Array controller after upgrading to Debian 8 Jessie HP P212 Smart Array Controller and HP 1/8 G2 LTO-5 3000 SAS Autoloader Debian 7 Whezzy ...
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Remove spare from OS array, add to data array

OK, from what I've been seeing online (including at this link Repurpose spare drive in HP ProLiant RAID 5 array) it should be pretty simple to do what I need. I just want to get confirmation, since I ...
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HP SmartArray Rebuild Logical Drive without data loss

First, let me explain our situation: We had an HP server with a RAID 1 over 2 drives (for the OS) and a RAID 5 over 4 drives (for VM data). The raid recently failed. I say the word failed very ...
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HP DL360 G6 ssd on raid 1 with smart array p410i write verry slow, how to fix it?

I just bought a HP DL360G6 server with a P410i RAID card with 256mb cache. I am using Windows server 2012 I use Intel 520 series 240GB SSDs in raid 1+0, but the speed is very slow. I checked the ...
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Checking RAID events log or history of a Smart Array P400 in a HP ProLiant DL380 G5 server

In a rack-mounted HP ProLiant DL380 G5 server, running Linux (RHEL - Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server - version 5.9, 64-bit): after a shutdown and power on, one of 4 hard disks of a Logical Drive using ...
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How to make individual disk as logical/physical disks from HP smart array

Hi I have an HP server DL Gen 8, running ubuntu Trusty. I have hpssacli running. If you see my config below I have 6 unassigned drives. I can easily create a RAID config, that's not the issue. But ...
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What are the various factors that limits disk read and write speeds and on a network? [closed]

How to choose a server which: has high I/O performance of storage is highly flexible in terms of adding more storage So, basically these servers should act as storage servers for OST in lustre ...
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How to find out raid in linux: cat /sys/block/sda/device/raid_level vs dmraid -s in Redhat?

I am trying to find what raid level and what storage controllers are there in my remote HP server. I can find out the following details which storage controller, size of the disk, model etc. But ...
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HP Server doesn't boot when disk is in caddy

We have recently bought an unused HP DL320e G8 v2 and decided to use some of the Western Digitial RE 3TB SATA disks we have in stock for our other hardware with HP Drive caddy's. At first we thought ...
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Adding disks to add more space to RAID 1+0 array

I have a HP ProLiant DL380p Gen8 server running Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. During the installation I had setup RAID 1+0(which I believe is same as RAID 10?): hpssacli ctrl all show config Smart Array P420i ...
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HP Smart Array P212 - rebuild Array 1 for OS without loosing Array 2 (Data)

Ok.. I'm fairly new to this, but I have a DL180 G6 running with following configuration an HP's P212 Controller: 01 Array: 2x 1TB for OS 02 Array: 12x 2TB for Data Now I would like to Change both ...
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HP DL60 Gen9 not booting installed OS

I have an issue with 2 HP DL60 Gen9 servers. They each contains 2 x 500 G SATA HDDs. I've used Intelligent Provisioning to create a RAID 1 array using the HDDs however, the first issue I noticed is ...
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HP Smart Array P212 hangs after firmware update

I’ve just installed a perfect-running HP Smart Array P212 in my server. It comes with 2.72 firmware version. My server runs vmware ESXi 6.0 and, after perform a firmware update to 6.64 version as ...
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HP Code 341 “Physical Drive State: Predictive failure. This physical drive is predicted to fail soon.”

this is my first post so bear with me here :-) Background: I have a RAID5 setup with 4 disks that have been working perfect for years. After one drive failed, I installed new drives which where ...
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HP DL360 G7 4K native sector disk size compatible?

I have a HP DL360 G7 server with a P410i drive controller which don't accept 4K native sector size disks (Seagate ST2000NX0263). LED on drive bay is red. Is there any controller (Adaptec, LSI, Intel .....
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FBWC and Zero Memory (ZM) RAID Controller on HP DL360p

I got a chance to work on HP DL360p Gen8 server with Smart Array controller P420i/ZM What are the advantage of having FBWC or BBWC Will it be possible to add an external P420/1GB or P420/2GB to this ...
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hp proliant not recognizing emc sas drives

We have lots of 2.5'' SAS drives from a decomissioned EMC AX4 array (Seagate Savvio 10k.3), and would like to install on HP Proliant 360pG7. Proliant does not detect those drives, is there something ...
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HP ML360 G6 server won't boot after swapping system disk

I am hoping for some help since I am completely out of ideas how to solve this! I have a ML360 G6 server with a smartarray p410 controller. All disks conifured in 4 separate arrays in raid 0 (I know, ...
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Connect external 4-bay SAS enclosure to HP SAS Expander Card?

I've got an HP DL380 G7 with the HP SAS Expander Card. The server has 16 internal drive bays, which are all populated. It also has an external SAS connector on the expander card. I have an external 4-...
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CentOS 7 DL120 G9 with H240 - Monitoring RAID Issue

I have just configured a new server using a Smart HBA H240 card and installed hpssaducli and it detects the controller and allows me to generate a report. The issue that I am having is how can I ...