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Running out of server storage - Question about replacing raid drives

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Hello,

We have a server with the data being stored on a RAID 5 with three 36GB HDDs.  We are out of space.  The logical drive is formatted NTFS, and in disk management the drive is identified as 'Page File'.  The drives are SCSI.  This data directory does have data on there that a client-server application uses, as well as the program files\exchsvr folder.  I believe those are the only two uses of the drive.

Can we swap out the old drives and install new larger drives with the same drive letter and copy over the files using robocopy to retain security/permission settings?

If not, what else can we do to increase storage capacity?

Thanks,
jands
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