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Need to partition a Raid 5 configuration

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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?
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There's nothing special to be done, just treat it as one big disk.  Your partition tool should see a single drive.
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Have you personally done these?  I am using Acronis.
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Yeah I've done it, it works fine.  I probably used Partition Magic, though Acronis should be fine.
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Thanks for the help.
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