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hi

can i create a raid 1 with two hard discs, each hard disc belongs to different raid controller.

if i can do that then how can i do that?

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Hi,

With Each disk belonging to different controller, only via Software, in this case, it will be a Windows Based Raid 1.

To achieve this, bothe disks must be present on the Disk Management console. Then choose both and click create raid.

For better performance and reliability, I would connect both disks to the same controller.

Kindest regards
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by:alexeykomarov
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Hi,
i think no, only software raid
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Right-click the disk and choose "New Mirrored Volume".

More info here :

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/323432

Cheers,
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by:andyalder
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It would be more stable as hardware RAID 1 with a single controller. Software RAID is a pain im the butt.
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exactly :) !
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by:pravin_abhale11
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You can create Software raid if those hard disk belongs to different raid.

But Hardware raid is so reliable than software raid.
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