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Add space to Physical Dell 2950 server

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i have Dell physical server 2950 power edge. and storage box.

i am little bit confuse that how to add drive or space to physical server.

please help me.
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If you take the Bezel off the front you should see drive bays. You put addtional drives or large drives in those bays.
You then need to add the storage to your raid array or create a new raid array.
Then in your OS (if it is windows) you need to create a partition on the volume on the raid array.
Hope this helps.
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is it possible that i use my Equalogic storage box ?
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Certain, if you have a SAN than your storage will be on their, are you hoping to do this alone?
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is there any article or link...where i can read and test it ?

please share.
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For the full installation guide you need to login to dell support site and read them.
http://www.dell.com/support/
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by:Tony Giangreco
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Here is a step by step tutorial on adding a drive to the 2950 and putting it into the raid if needed

http://www.thegeekstuff.com/2009/05/dell-tutorial-create-raid-using-perc-6i-integrated-bios-configuration-utility/
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I dont think he has local storage, i believe all storage is on the Eqaullogic SAN
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yes all Vmware infra is on equalogic storage.
let me check the suggested link and will back to you.
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