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Pinned topic Quick question: how to replace SCSI HDD Hot-swap in xServer 236?

‏2013-01-16T10:22:09Z |
Hi,
I just want to make sure, can I just take out the broken SCSI HDD Hot-swap in the xServer 236 (8841) and then replace it with a new one?
I'm using IBM's RAID Manager software to auto-manage the RAID 1 configuration in that server, do I need to configure something in the software before and after I replace the SCSI HDD?
Thanks, appreciate all the help.
Updated on 2013-03-07T02:35:45Z at 2013-03-07T02:35:45Z by SystemAdmin
  • Novikov_Alexander
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    Re: Quick question: how to replace SCSI HDD Hot-swap in xServer 236?

    ‏2013-01-17T03:45:22Z  in response to SystemAdmin
    Dear Andy,

    read the next doc:

    ServeRAID recovery from single defunct disk drive (DDD) failures - Servers and IntelliStation
    https://www-947.ibm.com/support/entry/myportal/docdisplay?lndocid=migr-40364

    Good luck,
    Alexander Novikov
    Russia, Moscow
    • SystemAdmin
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      Re: Quick question: how to replace SCSI HDD Hot-swap in xServer 236?

      ‏2013-01-19T07:35:35Z  in response to Novikov_Alexander
      Alexander,

      Thanks, that's exactly the document I was looking for.
      • Novikov_Alexander
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        Re: Quick question: how to replace SCSI HDD Hot-swap in xServer 236?

        ‏2013-01-19T10:07:06Z  in response to SystemAdmin
        Hi Andy,

        you are welcome.

        Regards,
        Alexander Novikov
        Russia, Moscow
        • SystemAdmin
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          Re: Quick question: how to replace SCSI HDD Hot-swap in xServer 236?

          ‏2013-03-07T02:35:45Z  in response to Novikov_Alexander
          Dear Alexander,

          I'm just wondering, is the SCSI HDD will automatically formatted when I insert it into the server?

          I'm asking because the SCSI HDD replacement unit might contain some kind of virus or malwares, you never know since, better take precautions steps right?