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How do I manage the partitions and upgrade the HDDs in small business server 2008

Hi there, I have a small business server 2008 with a raid 1 using the embedded controller.

I want to upgrade the hard drives to 1tb drives and alter the partition sizes.

I assume:
Shut the server down
replace 1 of the hard drives
boot into the array config utility
Rebuild the array
Finish boot the server
Shut the server down
repeat the process above but with the other drive
Boot the server
Move / resize the partitions (there are 2)

I just need to know the best (preferrably Free) tool there is to manage the partition resizing.
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What I would do is do a server backup. Shutdown the machine. Replace the disc's. Do a bare metal restore. Boot the array to make sure everything is working. Create a live cd with gparted ( open source from source forge ) and boot this and change the partition sizes.
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Sorry to be a bit dumb but how would YOU back up and do a bare metal restore?
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