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Ghosting IBM x346 server RAID 5 Array

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Does anyone know if Norton 12.0 works with IBM x346 Windows 2003 servers with Raid 5?   or IBM Infinity 4500R Raid 1?  Are there any new methods for creating a ghost image of Raid IBM servers?  Or a good utility to do so with?   Thank you.
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I have not been sucessful with ghost and raid 5 but have had excellent success with acronis disk tools..

http://www.acronis.com/   

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Acronis cost a bit high.  Does anyone has other options ghoisting or imaging IBM x346 Windows 2003 or Netfinity Window 2000 servers, with Raid 5 or Raid 1?    or any other methods for creating images for Raid servers?   Thank you
ghost, image, raid, server, ibm, x346, symantec, Acronis, norton

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commonly, you need to load the appropriate DOS ASPI driver to make
your hardware level RAID Ghosted.

FYI - Ghost compatibility with RAID
http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPORT/on-technology.nsf/docid/1999010613522725

hope it helps,
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Are there other ways to image a raid server?  anyone care to share your experience with other applications other than symantec or acronis?  Thank you.
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if you only need to backup Windows OS, not to clone the whole disk (which supports backing up any OS), you may consider MS Windows Imaging.

Windows Imaging Format
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_Imaging_Format

hope it helps,
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