PERC H700 RAID 5, 3 disks, 1 Reporting failed and 1 predictive failure
I have a PowerEdge T410 with a PERC H700, RAID 5 with 3 disks. The controller reported a failed drive so I replaced the week last with a drive of new/refurbished. Now only 1 week later it reported another drive has failed and the drive replaced as predictive failure. Looks suspicious, i.e. I am doubting the controller card.
I think updating the firmware of the controller first, but not sure if I should replace the faulty drive first, i.e. If updating the firmware could cause table failure.
Also, if I install OpenManage on a virtual machine (host is ESXi 4.1), OM sees the controller?
Start on our live image and export logs of the OMSA facility there. http://www.Dell.com/support/home/us/en/19/drivers/DriversDetails?driverId=CWF92&FILEID=3550743303&osCode=WS8R2&ProductCode=PowerEdge-T410&LanguageCode=en&CategoryID=di
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In my new role, I inherited a number of servers managed until now by someone else. One of them is a PowerEdge T710 with a Controller PERC H700. There are two matrices; the other has four 3TO disks in a RAID-5 configuration.
I don't need the storage space any where near as much as the reliability factor. Is it possible to do a migration on-site from RAID 5 to RAID-6 without disturbing data? There is enough free space, and I have no problem losing a portion of the free space I have.
"Is it possible to do a migration on-site from RAID 5 to RAID-6 without disturbing data?"
Yes, BUT you can use this method by ADDING another disk. RAID 6 requires a minimum of 4 drives. Insert a disk "to hot', then in the software OpenManage (OMSA), go into storage, PERC, virtual disks and reconfigure in the drop-down list of tasks available for RAID 5.
"There is enough free space, and I have no problem losing a portion of the free space I have."
Apart from the fact that RAID 6 requires a minimum of 4 drives, even if you want to spend a 4 drive RAID 5 has a 4-drive RAID 6, it could NOT be done. You can't make a smaller table. The controller doesn't know - or care - on real data of BONE on the disks (so the amount of 'free space' is not serious) and is not worried about virtual disk space (which would be filled if the total capacity of the discs has been used).
I have a DELL PowerEdge R710 with a controller RAID PERC H700.
I try to install Windows 2008 Std 64 bit, but I can't find the driver. Even for the site web at support.dell.com. Can someone help me.
THX in advance
Even if you use a driver of 2008, it should at least recognize it, then you must be using the wrong driver or something wrong :)
If you are installing 2008 R2, make sure that you use this file:
If you install 2008 x 64, make sure that you use this file:
With one, you must first unlock the .exe (right click on the .exe, properties, unlock), unzip / extract the files (run it and make a note of the default location), and then copy the 4 files on a CD, USB, etc., then when Windows tells you that he is not all hard disks, click on the link drivers load below to load the drivers from the media you have chosen.
When I turn on my HP G60-519WM laptop I now only get a blank screen and a blinking cursor. When I run diagnostics from the BIOS, he reports that the hard drive breaks down the main hard drive as self-test. The PC is about 6 months after the warranty period. Two questions:
- If I replace the hard drive me how can I get all the HP utilities on the new hard drive and Windows 7?
- What are my options for HP perform an out of warranty repair?
See first of all, if you create a set of recovery on your workbook disks - there is a guide for this here.
If you create these disks, I think they would work to reinstall the operating system on your laptop, because they have the same reference no..
DP - K
Have a PowerEdge R510 with a PERC H700 / RAID 5. Newspapers showed the road 3 has failed, but turned upward. We have replaced (hot swap) with a new one (from Dell). Server administrator still shows as having failed, but turned upward, the logs show nothing except flashing in car 3 / unblinking the defective drive until it was removed (logs do not show the removal / departure of replacement or regeneration). Is there something we're missing in the H700? Thank you.
Install the latest version of the OMSA and check the State of VD. See the link for download with instructions for installation at the bottom of the page.
We have PowerEdge R710 with perc h700 raid 5 controller physical drives under raid6 running. We have recently added a sixth of the road which is much smaller (512 against 4 TBS) we want to just format and use it as a normal drive in the OS (Ubuntu 12.04.5).
However, the drive is not visible in the operating system. When you enter the settings of the RAID controller that it says that the drive is READY but not configured and all the options to the title of operations are grayed out. How can we make this hard drive is visible in the operating system?
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The H700 does NOT support non RAID, so all records first must be configured on the controller, before its presentation to the BONE. You must configure (initialize) as a single drive RAID 0.
I have a server poweredge T410 which has 2 virtual drives, a Raid 1 mirrored VD and a Raid 5 VD (consists of 4 hard disks from 146 GB SAS). There is no replaceable parts hot. The physical disk 1:0:5 began to show "next failure (2094 reporting error) in OMSA so I know I need to replace this drive." Readers that seem to be replaceable hot, but I want to make sure I follow the proper procedure by replacing the drive, that I've never done this before. Can someone please confirm that the following steps are correct?
In OMSA, I'm going to ' storage '-' virtual disks' -' physical disks ", and on disk 5 (the one with the predicted failure) select"offline"under 'Tasks', and then run hit. Then, I open the collar and wait for hard drives lights to stop flashing. Remove the disc 1:0:5 and put in the replacement drive. Then, in OMSA go to "Storage"-"Virtual disks" and select "Assign/Unassign dedicated Hot Spare" in the menu tasks to the bottom and click on 'run '. What I read, the reader should automatically start rebuilding at that time and that should be all that it is him, correct? If I missed anything or whatever it is listed wrong, someone please let me know. I read in other posts of people getting BSODS and crash there servers because they have missed something and I really want to avoid that.
Also, this swap can and must occur while the server is online, correct?
What controller RAID do you have? A BSOD is NOT normal and indicates another problem.
If the drive does not start rebuilding automatically, you need to affect whether a relief to start reconstruction. If the disk is initially as 'strangers', it first must be CLEARED before that you can assign as a hot spare.
I try to install a r2 Windows Server 2012 to a Poweredge R710 with a Raid Perc H700. 2 HDD in Raid 1, but the HARD drive is not rcognized Italian Installation even if I try to use the 2008 r2 for the Perc Raid driver. They are listed, but if I select one disk HARD are not visible. What should do?
Leave in the Raid Controller, what is the status of the table? In addition, was the raid 1 initialized after being created? If this isn't the case, then, who will have to be done before you try to install.
If you download this and start on the lifecycle controller (F10) and then select deploy BONES, load these files there and proceed with the installation of the OS.
I would like to know how will install it.
I have currently a Dell PowerEdge R710 configured with 4 SAS - 2 10 146 k Seagate 2.5 "drives in a Perc h700 integrated Bay RAID-5. I ordered a SAS-2 10 146 k disk Seagate 2.5 "to add to the Bay RAID-5 storage, making it a 5-disc set. What is the best way to add the drive to the RAID-5 array without losing any data? I have OpenManage Server Admin on the server.
OS: Windows Server 2003 R2 32 BIT
You can use OMSA... go in storage, PERC, virtual disks and select Reconfigure in the drop-down list of tasks available for your RAID 5. This will add the disk to your RAID 5, then you will need to adjust the partitions in Windows once it is completed.
I'm trying to improve and replace a RAID controller Dell SAS 6/iR (Dell PowerEdge T710/Linux Fedora) one with a PERC H700 (SAS6/iR supports only 2 disks to or smaller). The disks on the SAS6/iR are on the H700 and all RAID 0. I did all of the BIOS and firmware updates.
When I enter the
r RAID manager and each physical disk is mapped to a virtual disk. When I reboot, disk sizes are reported correctly in the system, but the partitions are listed as 'unknown format' and are unreadable. (I'm starting off the coast of the SATA because I'm tired to destroy the system disk. I know that I might have to do a complete OS resinstall anyway.
I tried to set up foreign auto import to on and off.
Making matters worse, after I removed the H700 restore 6 I / R, 6 I / R no longer sees the drives.
The manual of Dell for the PERC H700 says
"The virtual disks created on a PERC 6 and H200 controller family can be migrated to the PERC H700 and H800 cards without risking data or loss of configuration."
But this doesn't seem to be the case for me. Any suggestion would be appreciated.
The SAS 6/iR is NOT on PERC 6 - they are very different controllers.
Migration of a SAS 6/iR to a PERC 6 / i is possible for Windows volumes, but only not bootable volumes. Although there is a small chance that it can work in all cases, a SAS 6/iR to a H700 migration is not supported, and it is more than likely, it will not work.
My advice: Install your H700, configure RAID, then reinstall.
Need some advice please, a few weeks ago, we bought a Dell R410. This came with a modular 6/ir Perc. However, when we arrived at the installation of drives we noticed that the controller did not recognize disks larger than 2 TB. It's not good because we need to use 2 x 3 and 2 x 500 GB disks in a RAID 1 Configuration.
After Googling autour, I came to the conclusion that the card that it came with the "Perc 6/ir' does not support disks larger than 2 TB.
So, I advanced and bought a new modular a "Dell Perc H700 F2WGY" controller which apparently supports disks more great.
the controller came yesterday so I removed the old Perc 6/ir controller from the slot in the bottom of the map editing and trendy "Dell Perc H700 F2WGY" modular at the same place. : Photo of slot, I inserted H700
H700 card: see picture
PERC 6/ir map: see picture
Anyway, once I inserted the card and started, I was presented with the error; "PCIE training error" system HALT.
Obviously this would not start any further. So I brought the wrong card? im confused at the moment between modular and integrated? the pcie slot is low for integrated only cards?
I then add the new map on the PCIE Top slot. the system then started and he could see the card. However, it found no readers?
What exactly I do bad will this card work at all? or I'm out of luck and need another card?
The problem you are experiencing is due to the model of the H700. Map H700 modular version is actually designed for the blade server Poweredge series. The model that you would need is the H700i which is the version that is integrated, designed to go into the white storage controller slot you are talking about. The references are KK67X and CNXVV. The latest model of the H700 is the H700A which is the adapter, it's the model that is necessary for installation in a PCIe location.
This link explains in detail in the overview H700 - http://www.dell.com/downloads/global/products/pvaul/en/perc-technical-guidebook.pdf
Let me know if it helps.
My Dell C2100 used CPU X 5650 and 700 Raid Perc.
After connection, system says:
"Enclosed envelope does not support in the direct mapping of the controller mode.
Please contact your system.
System was interrupted because of the supported configuration. »
I replaced the H700 raid, then wire and FW update. System not notification but after press Ctrl + R, perc raid h700 not detect any hard disk.
Please help me!
The issue is due to backplane having a bad rider on the expansion of the plant. To correct this remove J15 the C2100 3.5 "bottom of basket, or backplane C2100 2.5 J7". Refer to the below pictures to help locate the jumpers.
Let me know if this helps solve the problem.
We currently have a Dell PowerEdge R610 (PERC H700 embedded controller) with SAS 6 x 300 GB disks in a RAID5 configuration. We want to replace it with 6 x 1 TB drives in a RAID6 configuration. We must do so with as little downtime as possible (preferably no). Is it possible to Exchange each small disc out with the largest disk and perform a direct reconfiguration of 5 + 1 RAID5 to RAID6 4 + 2 configuration?
States of the documentation you need to add a new disk to reconfigure from RAID5 to RAID6 RAID6 for a smaller virtual drive, but given that the new drives are much larger, it should theoretically be possible to reconfigure without adding a new drive all in maintaining / increasing capacity. If the controller supports that is my question.
1. you cannot mix SAS and SATA drives in the same array, to replace a 300 GB SAS drive with a 1 to SATA will NOT work.
2. IF you were to replace the 300 GB SAS drives with 1 TB SAS drives, you might reconfigure your table to include all of the space on the disks, however...
3 If you reconfigure your 1.5 to 5 to VD VD, you MUST have already installed the operating system in UEFI boot mode. If you currently have your system in the BIOS boot mode, you should be limited to a 2 TB VD or need to reinstall the OS using the UEFI.
4 reconfiguration of a 6-disk RAID 5, RAID 6 requires the addition of a 7 disk, regardless of the involved disk space.
We have a customer using a Sever T410 with Raid Perc H700 controller; We want to add more space to that the creation of a new virtual disk with the connector 1 (now does not).
Can we add 2 new Sata HD 2 TB of space on new Vdisk also during the first Vidsk is the use of Sas 10 K 300 GB HD?
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Can I use off-the-shelf (non-Dell) SATA drives in a PowerEdge R810 server with PERC H700 of RAID controller?
We currently have equipped Dell SAS disks that will remain in their own virtual disk and want to add storage in bulk as a second virtual disk using less expensive SATA drives.
(We have the latest BIOS & firmware all along)
Cot = common on shelf?
It depends on. I would recommend against any consumer/desktop/laptop or NAS drives (like the Red of WD). Use enterprise-class SATA if not certified Dell. As long as your firmware H700 is most recent 7/2010 (?), then the non-certified discs will be allowed, but no player not certified is guaranteed to work.
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