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Raid 5 Disk changing

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Last Modified: 2013-11-14
Hi Experts.

I have Raid 5 with 4 disks. And one hdd is failed I want to change that hdd. I buy same size and model HDD the HDD is Unallocated do I need to format HDD before I put into my Raid device?

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