Need to partition a Raid 5 configuration

Posted on 2007-11-28
Last Modified: 2016-10-27
I have a Raid 5 configuration and a partition tool that I have used on other servers.  How do I partition a Raid 5 configuration properly?
Question by:bsj1170
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Expert Comment

ID: 20368602
There's nothing special to be done, just treat it as one big disk.  Your partition tool should see a single drive.

Author Comment

ID: 20368700
Have you personally done these?  I am using Acronis.

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CaffeinatedTech earned 500 total points
ID: 20368772
Yeah I've done it, it works fine.  I probably used Partition Magic, though Acronis should be fine.

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ID: 20368822
Thanks for the help.

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