Server 2003 Raid 5 Card Partioning problem

I have my server with only one drive configured C: I would like to be able to move all of the users document folders to a drive D: as this would make backup procedures faster using powerquest v2i server backup software which does drive images instead of letting you select specific folders.  And my bare metal backup would be smaller as well. Is this possible without losing all of the data?

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cbmooneyAsked:
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mcp_jonConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Your understanding is correct!!

The other one, SERVER MAGIC, will recognize it !!

Best Regards !

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Cyber-DudeCommented:
You can use Partition Magic or any other Partition Management software while leaving data intact...

Also, it is the best solution to use Windows internal utility called 'DiskPart' where you can set an initial small sized partition and than 'Extend' it without loosing data.

Links:
Partition Magic:
http://sea.symantec.com/content/product.cfm?productid=1

A Freeware (I need to verify it saves data while partitioning):
http://www.webattack.com/get/ranish.html

DiskPart details:
http://home.earthlink.net/~rlively/MANUALS/COMMANDS/D/DISKPART.HTM#ParameterCreatePartitionExtended

WARNING!!!
1. These software may work properly while your RAID is configured via RAID Controller.
2. Backup data before commiting anything!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Good luck

Cyber
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mcp_jonCommented:
Partition Magic won't work in SERVERS !!

You must use Server Magic instead !

Good Luck !

Best Regards !
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cbmooneyAuthor Commented:
I guess I should clarify, I thought most one here would understand by the heading this is a raid 5 configuration, which menas I have three hard drives spanning, to make the one drive configured as c drive, my understanding is that partition majic does not support hardware raid 5.???
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Cyber-DudeCommented:
mcp_jon,
According to the following articles, PM does support RAID 0 ~ 5. But I guess you already tried it:

The Milwaukee Area IBM PC Users Group referring to version 7.0:
http://www.wauknet.com/pc-users/reviews/partmag7.html

....And a doc from Symantec...
http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPORT/powerquest.nsf/56d21993ad4e6baa88256e91005066ad/dd9378cfe348f5bc88256e75007c7fbd?OpenDocument&prod=PartitionMagic&ver=8.0&src=sg&pcode=pmagic&svy=&csm=no

;)

Cyber
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