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

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HP P410 RAID 0 - Added 2nd Drive Then Deleted 2nd Drive before 1% - Array Broken - Recovery options?

I made a mistake and I wanted to ask some others for best recovery options. Boot drive in home server was a single drive RAID 0 connected to a HP Smart Array P410 controller. I was attempting to ...
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Proliant Server E200i Raid Controller does not see array

Help! My server was configured with 3 arrays: array 1 and 2 were each 136Gb raid 5 using the first 5 drives. 3 x 72Gb and 2 x 300Gb. Array 3 was 3 x 500Gb using drives 6 7 8 for 1Tb. I had a ...
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Using an SAS Expander with a SAS Controller of a different brand

I'm planning on assembling a server, and I'm just wondering if a SAS expander by IBM (such as this one) would allow me to use the RAID and other features (Battery-backed write-back caching) of a SAS ...
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Red Hat 5.3 on HP Proliant DL380 G5 and failed drive on RAID controller

I have a development ERP server here in my office that I assist with support on, and originally the DBA requested a single drive setup for some of the drives on the server. Thus the hardware RAID ...
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HP P812 attr_value_interface_phy_not_connected

We got an error on HP server with a HP Smart Array P812 and now 6 of the drives are missing. the error seems to be attr_value_interface_phy_not_connected (See pic) and I found no reference anywhere on ...
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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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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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SSA configured RAID1 array not visible in CentOS7 installation

I have a ProLiant ML30 Gen9 server with an hardware raid adapter that I can configure using HP's "Smart Storage Administrator" (SSA) tool. I have defined my two 1TB drives to be in a RAID1 setup as a ...
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HP acu drive listing errors. Smart array

I have current config HP Proliant bl460gen6 with controller smart array p711m Ubuntu OS There are 35 hdd drives configured in raid 1+0 with 1 disk in spare usually i monitor status of raid with ...
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HP Smart Array E200 - Battery Pack for Backup cache card 128MB is discharged

I cannot boot Windows on my server nor can I boot any OS installation DVD. I was thinking that it may be due to below errors. I have a HP Smart Array E200. the battery Pack for Backup cache card ...
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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 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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Debian Wheezy drivers for HP ProLiant DL360 Gen9 RAID controller

good morning everyone! I bought 2 HP DL360 Gen9 Servers and wanted install Debian Wheezy on those with PXE Boot network install. But it seems that Wheezy does not include a driver for the Smart Array ...
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HP Proliant ML350 G5 - smart array initializing

I have a big problem with a HP ProLiant ML350 G5 with 2 SAS HDD 146Gb : it start with the message : "Slot 0 HP Smart Array E200i ... initializing" without any error message. if I test the HDD with ...
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DL185 G5 Upgrade to 3tb hard drives

I would like to upgrade my DL185 G5 to take 3tb hard drives. the P400 controller does not support 3Tb hard drives. If I upgrade the controller to a P212 (which I already have), Do I simply use a SFF-...
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ML350 Using both p800 and e200i

I have an ML350 G5 with a P800 and the integrated e200i. I'm using the P800 to service the main drive cage with 6 SAS drives in RAID 5. However, I would love to also convert some of the unused 5.25" ...
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Adding second HP Smart array P420i 0.5GB cache increase speed?

I'm novice with servers, and I apologize for perhaps asking an easy question. I have an HP Proliant ML350p Gen8 server with smart array p420i 500mg Cache. the server has: 2 logical SSD drives in ...
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Replace a physical drive that is part of RAID 1+0

I have a physical hard drive that has a status of imminent failure. It is part of a 4 x 1TB RAID 1+0. The controller is Smart Array B110i SATA RAID in Embedded Slot and the server is HP ML110 G7. I ...
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HPE ProLiant DL60 Gen 9 - Please attach some optical or iLO media before continuing

I'm trying to reinstall the OS on a HPE ProLiant DL60 Gen9 but it refuses to find the built in DVD drive. I pressed F10 during boot (Provisioning) to install and after the "Select operation system" ...
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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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DL380 G7 w/ SmartArray P410i - Disk “Bad Target Count”

I have a DL380 G7 with 8 x 600GB 10K RPM SAS disks in it. I'm just running some diagnostics on it before putting it in production. Thus far, no errors had popped up until I ran the HP SmartStart CD (...
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HP DL380 G7 Losing Drive Array

I have an HP Proliant DG380 G7 dropping one of it's arrays every hour, on the hour, for 2-5 minutes. The OS is SBS 2011 Standard, the servers runs Exchange, DC, files & Trend WFBS 8. I can watch ...
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P410i: replacement disk disk is not synchronizing; Port ID changed from 1l: to 2l:

Little problem: Our SA 410i changed the adress of slot 5 of the disk-backplane from Port 1l: to Port 2l:. I don't know why there were no configuration changes made. We have an HP 380 G6 with an ...
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How to set two RAID1 on the HP SA-E200i controller?

I have an HP ML350 G5 with a RAID 1 between two SAS disks. I want to add 2 extra disks and configure a new RAID 1 separated from the other one. Reading this topic Multiple RAID arrays on E200i it ...
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How to track physical drives to server LUNs & mount points

I need to document which physical drives each server depends on ( SAN, on an external array, iSCSI etc). Since this potentially a many-many relationship, with dependencies, finding a usable solution ...
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HP Smart Array 6i upgrade firmware on Ubuntu

How can I upgrade the firmware of my HP Array controller 6i? can I upgrade using hpacucli? or any other CLI utility? The server that I want to upgrade is a HP Proliant DL360 G4 with Ubuntu Server. ...
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proliant 380gl g5 raid drive rebuilt but leds are both lit bright green

After replacing a failed Raid 5 146gig SAS drive in logical drive 2 yesterday the system reports all is good but the LEDs on the front of the drive are both on and the one on the left is bright green. ...
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HP MSA P2000 G3 Disk Scrubbing performance?

I have a HP P2000 G3 array with two 10Gbit iSCSI controllers in it that presents storage to my virtualisation cluster. It is soon to be expanded with two D2700 shelves each loaded with 25 10k RPM ...
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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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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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Enabling drive write cache using Smart Storage Admin CLI

Using Smart Storage Admin, I am trying to enable DWC. Using this following command, I confirm slot0 is the only option and it is healthy. sudo /opt/smartstorageadmin/ssacli/bin/ssacli ctrl all show ...
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HP ML350e Gen8 - RAID card “exceeded option ROM space” - can't disable anything

I've got an ML350eG8 and tried to add a P410 RAID controller. When I add the card it will try to start up and throws a "exceeded option ROM space" type error. I can get into the RBSU but if I disable ...
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Can I expand the Logical Drive on an HP P410 live?

I have an HP Smart Array P410 w/FBWC with 4 drives configured as RAID-5. Originally, I had 4 x 500meg drives, with 1 Logical Drive of 1.5T configured. I have just swapped the 4x500MB drives for 4x4T ...
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HP Smart Array cache benefits

I have to decide if we should buy Smart Array Controller with 2 or 4 gb cache. I currently have a P840/4G and a P440ar/2G for testing. Is there a way to check the cache usage while running a file ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Kernel panic after boot Centos 6.5 HP DL320 B120i HPVSA

Im working with a new HPDL320 micro server (gen8-2) with a HP Dynamic array B120i My problem is after the setup. I provided the DiskDrive to the installer and everything is fine. at first i used kick ...
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HP Dl360e Gen8 Not Detecting Hard Drives

I have a new HP Proliant DL360e G8 and it is not detecting the hard drives. We are using both non-hp, and official hp hard drives from an older server (DL120). Hard drives are 3.5" and they are not ...
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Proliant dl 180 g6 install normal SATA drives

I have a Proliant DL180 G6 with problems in the P410 controller. I want to instal normal SATA drives in the server. I see the mother has 4 SATA slots but I can´t find how to power the SATA drives ...
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HP Proliant ML350 G5, raid 1 both disks failed, running on spare, rebuild?

I have a HP Proliant ML350 G5, Smart Array E200i controller, with the following configuration: SATA Array A: RAID 1 with 2 x 160GB disks + 1 x attached spare disk of the same size. SATA Array B: RAID ...
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Smart Array P400 controller - how to remove failed spare from config

I hope you can help me out of a puzzle. I have a Smart Array P400 controller which has 5 drives configured in RAID 5 and one extra drive as a hot spare. Two of the main drives were showing some signs ...
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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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HP Array Utility, Remove a spare drive from a Raid 1 Array

I have a DL380 with 2 Raid 1 arrays with spares. As the server is a part of a cluster I want to remove the spares and create a new logical drive with them. The problem is that HP Array Configuration ...
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HP DL380 Gen9 Disk Array issues

Looking for someone with a little HP DL380 Gen9 knowledge. In past variations of HP Servers, I was able to take disks from say a DL380 Gen6 server and move them to a Gen7 server and the server would ...