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Using Software RAID in SBS 2003

I am installing SBS 2003 on an old Eseries IBM x305 Server that has no option for RAID. HOw do I set uo software RAID in SBS 2003 and is it recommended? I have always heard bad things about software RAID.....but have never tried it.
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I would recommend a hardware raid over a software raid. They are much more reliable and perform much better. You should be able to pick up a raid card that will work in your system for not too much.
I hope this helps. Good luck.
Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
Hardware RAID is better for performance and generally better on reliability.  But software RAID is better than no RAID at all on a server.

You would simply install Server, then, using disk management, on the second UNFORMATTED, UNPARTITIONED disk, you would right click and select Add Mirror (if memory serves).

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