XenServer 6.2 installation on R720

I'm new to Dell HW and I was wondering if the Dell utility Partition is necessary? I ask because the XS 6.2 Administrator's guide States that if the Dell utility partition exists then the drive will be formatted using the formatting BACK instead of GUID. The CO. only wants but 6 x 600 GB disk and format with RAID5 and partition. Not my recommendation.

Thank you

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Hi, no, they are not necessary, system utilities are not stored on the disks on this model. So when you create your RAID 5 in the controller, it is not all partitions and you can use the GUID.

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