Converting a SAS single drive ML350 to a RAID1 mirror with another identical drive
Posted on 2011-09-16
I have a brand new ML350 with a SAS drive, preinstalled with SBS2011.
The server is spec'd with a second identical SAS drive, but the array was setup with only one drive (that is preinstalled with SBS2011), while the second drive was not configured.
For reasons that we needed the server up and running asap, the server was setup with a single drive (rather than recreating the array and losing the preinstalled SBS2011 setup).
We now have time to set the server to Mirror between those drives (change from single drive to a RAID1 mirror) - Can that be done without wiping and reinstalling?