troubleshooting Question

Change defect drive in RAID 5. Hotswap "live" or shut down - swap- turn on?

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Tore JacobsenFlag for Norway asked on
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Hi.
Have a HP ML 350G6 with a P410i Raid controller and 3 x 146 GB hotswap SAS drives.
One is defect.

Have swap theese drives many times  (have many customers with this server type)
Some times hot-swapped while server is running and checked in Array config util that all is good.
And other times, I have shut the server down and swapped.

One way better\ safer than the other?
Thanx
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