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Imaging a Dell R210 (H200 controller)?

Acronis Server 2011 doesn't recognize the controller (2x SATA in RAID 1).
Which imaging software should do the trick?

It's urgent.

Thanks
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Can you add a storage controller to the build ?

Clonezilla, Symantec Ghost
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DavidCommented:
You can get a USB flash drive and load LINUX on it, then boot to the stick.  Use the dd command.
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Miguel Angel Perez MuñozCommented:
I had clone similar server with clonezilla.
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IT_Group1Author Commented:
Thanks, will try Clonezilla.
BTW, we're taking the image from an ESXi vm - which will be moved to s physical server.
Any considerations regarding the storage controller driver??
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Use VMware Converter....
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IT_Group1Author Commented:
VMware converter supports V2P ?
Which configuration should be on the Physical server?? Currently it's a fresh (empty) RAID-1 conf with nothing on!
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IT_Group1Author Commented:
Andrew?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Ah, you want to go from V to P.

No VMware Converter does not support this.

You will need to restore the image, and then run a repair on the server, if the storage controller is different.
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IT_Group1Author Commented:
Guys, we really need your help ASAP here.
We've tried imaging the server but since the copying speeds were too slow (~10MB/s), we've decided to take the 2x SATA disks with the RAID-1 - and offcourse it start resyncing the drives - but than the main drive has crashed!!

What's the tools available to recover a sata disk with VMFS file system?
The RAID partner does not boot - probably because it's partly sycnched (0% before failure).

What can we do? It's our main customer's SBS2k11 - and it's not being backup!!

Please assist
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