PERC H700 reconfigure RAID5 to RAID6
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.
Tags: Dell Servers
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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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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Nobody knows the biggest SATA drives supported by a PERC H700 in a PowerEdge R710? I read on another post that the H700 will support 3 TB disks. Would like to know whether he would support also 4 TB and disks of 6 TB.
I can see 4 TB SATA HD as supported but not 6 TB. It may be supported but not yet committed.
I am upgrading a PowerEdge T310 for a client that was originally shipped with a single HARD drive and no RAID controller (only one hard drive is connected to the mobo).
I bought a Controller PERC H700 and the cable X394K and hung. It doesn't seem like something to connect readers to food, with the exception of a connector 12 pin labeld "P3A. But the server doesn't have a connector anywhere so that I can connect only. The only thing available is a connector 8 pins on the socket.
Is there an adapter cable to go from the 8 to 12 pins pins? Or do I need something else than the X394K cable, which provides the SATA data connector and power in a single molded unit?
The cable you have (X394K) is not designed for a T310. T310 cable with the right connector is Y690K.
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.
I have an older R310 which does NOT support the hot-swappable drives and I'm looking to add a raid card Perc H700. A few quick searches show only cables for installation bottom of basket.
So I'm not the guy of material more experienced so there cables that go from the H700 to readers SAS?
It should be X394K part number. The description is HARD drive cable. PERC H200/H700 HDD card
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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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