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Can I swap a RAID5 from one serveraid 5i controller to another?

mmccormick1
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I need to know how safe (not destroy data) it is to place a RAID 5 from one serveraid 5i to another identical machine, that is currently running, not a new machine. I'm thinking that since the raid config is on the discs that I just need to copy the config to the controller. Both machines have the same 3 disc arrays in the same slots. Am I wrong?
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Not all of the drives, A and B servers both have 1 RAID1 as boot, and 1 RAID5 as data. I just want to move the RAID5 from A to B. Both controllers are identical, and on the same firmware rev.

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As long as it's the whole raid 5 volume then it should work. You may have to go through the controller's configuration to make it see the volume.
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