My DL380 Gen8 server is equipped with a 1GB HP Smart Array RAID Controller P420i.
What's the difference between the P420 and P420i ?
Any doc link comparing the 420 and 420i ?
I would like to connect an external disk bay to the server.
I don't have access to the server right now. Does the server's controller provide one or more external SCSI ports to do so ? If not, what controller should I ideally add in the server and what external disk bay would you advise (rack mounted) ?
P420i is soldered on the motherboard, P420 is a PCIe card, otherwise no difference. Both have only 2 internal connectors. Both are proper classic Smart Array controllers rather than the 'dynamic' Smart
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