Friday, May 25, 2012

Upgrade Storage array on HP server

To upgrade a HP raid1 disk array with 2 disks of each 70 gb to bigger disks.

1. First make sure that the array is functioning and replicated.

2. Pull on 70gb disk. Insert a bigger one.

3. Wait for array to finish replicating disks.

4. Pull the second 70gb disk. Insert a bigger one.

5. Wait for array to finish replicating.

6. Open HP Array configuration utility.

7. Create a new logical diskspace on the free space.

All this done with all systems live on the hostserver!

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