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Hi experts

Iam looking for a good site to give me a step by step account of how to set the different Raids up on w2k

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I would say the instructions you need depend on whether you are trying to use a hardware raid solution (raid controller) or a software raid solution (dynamic disks)...there would definately be a different process for each one.
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Hi J eff

Well its like this i have 2 server's primagy 600 with controllers 4 scsi  hot swap harddisks both have been formatted and i would like to setup different raids on them. for test purpose's

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davy999 -

Did these servers come with SCSI RAID Controllers or just standard SCSI Contollers?  If they are just standard SCSI Controllers then you will need to setup a Software based RAID using Disk Administrator in Windows 2000.  You will first off need to right click on the Disks and convert them to Dynamic Disk.  Once this is rebooted you will be able to setup RAID Levels 0 - 5 (http://www.prepressure.com/techno/raid.htm) which ever you choose.

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P.S. Other Ref. as mentioned above.

For RAID 5 -
http://www.winnetmag.com/Article/ArticleID/14675/14675.html
For RAID 1 -
http://www.winnetmag.com/Article/ArticleID/14678/14678.html
For RAID in genral -
http://www.winnetmag.com/Articles/Index.cfm?ArticleID=218
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Hi elctech45

Well tell me if the server came with scsi raid controllers what then.I have a felling they came with raid controllers

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Well during the installation of Windows 2000 Server you will get an Option to hit the F6 key which will allow you to load third party SCSI Controller Drivers.  These should have come with your server.  If not then I would suggest you download them from the Server Manufactures website.  Once these Drivers are loaded the Windows Install will allow you to setup your drive configuration options.

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Thanks for your help
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