How to upgrade raid 1 dynamic disks in windows 2003?
Posted on 2011-02-11
I need to upgrade the running out of space mirrored dynamic disks (80 GB each) using easeus pro partition manager I know that I can't resize dynamic disks, so here is what I'm thinking of doing, please correct me if I'm wrong;
1- after shutting down the server, take one of the old HDs out and put a new larger one (500 GB), let it rebuild.
2- replace the 2nd old one with another larger one, and let it rebuild.
3- break the mirror volume using windows, and then convert the disk to basic disk.
4- finally resize.
We have a dell power edge sc440 application and file servers.