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Help Amateur here...dell server

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#1 Robertk


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Posted 20 January 2017 - 09:21 AM

Hi,i have a Dell PowerEdge T110 server.....windows server 2008 standard....the server is low on disc space on C.has three drives in a RAID 5.There are 2 partitions C,,D

i bought another hard drive that is identical to the others....Question is how to add the new drive properly.please advise what i can expect when i boot up with the fourth drive installed.


..................Thanks in advance.................Robert

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Posted 07 February 2017 - 08:55 PM

What raid controller is installed in the server?

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Posted 26 February 2017 - 05:07 PM

Most likely, you'll just see a drive with un-allocated space until you do something with it ... You can either add drives to the RAID array using OMsA if installed, or via the BIOS if not. I have the same thing; bought the unit with two drives, installed two more drives about five years later, and then configured those drives using Windows storage Spaces.

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