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HP ML350 g5 Failed had drive

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We have an older HP ML 350G5 server that has reported 2 hard drive failures in a RAID 5 array and the server is still running. There are 3 drives in the array with a hot spare,

How do I know which drive to change first if 2 drives are rerported to have failed?

below is the status report

299 SAS Array A with Spare - 1 Logical Drive(s) has failed. To correct this problem, check the data and power connections to the physical drives or replace the failed drive. For more information, generate a diagnostics report under the Diagnostics tab.
 
274 450.0 GB 2-Port SAS Drive at Port 1I : Box 1 : Bay 2 is bad or missing.

To correct this problem, check the data and power connections to the physical drive.

For more information, generate a diagnostics report under the Diagnostics tab.  
274 450.0 GB 2-Port SAS Drive at Port 1I : Box 1 : Bay 3 is bad or missing.

To correct this problem, check the data and power connections to the physical drive.

For more information, generate a diagnostics report under the Diagnostics tab.  



Warning Status Messages

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272 The current array controller has a bad or missing drive.

(Interim Recovery) Logical Drive 1 (838.3 GB, RAID 5) is operating with reduced performance and a further physical drive failure may result in data loss depending on the fault tolerance.

Configuration changes to this logical drive or any other logical drive in the array are not allowed until this problem is corrected.

To correct this problem, check the data and power connections to the physical drives or replace the failed drive. For more information, generate a diagnostics report under the Diagnostics tab.

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If the rebuild was successful to the hot spare you should be able to replace disk 2 or 3 it shouldn't matter after you replace this drive the RAID 5 will begin rebuilding the degraded array. You should be able to add the new hot spare drive at any time after replacing the first drive.

Make sure you have a backup of all your data before attempting a rebuild, a rebuild puts a lot of strain on the remaining drives.

Best of luck..

DirkMare
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