Recreate Raid 5 array

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I have a sas hard drive for server which is defected with some blocks, after installing it on and IBM server and using IDM servraid bios utility , I verified the disk which found some bad blocks and repaired them, now can I return this hard drive to the old server which it is HP, with the other 2 hard drives, and recreate the array, I need to know also can I retrieve the data that used to be on these drives?

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noxchoGlobal Support CoordinatorCommented:
You can bring this drive again into action but you should know that a drive that once had bad blocks could become them again. Because bad blocks indicate a problem with a drive surface.
As for the data retrieving, what type of RAID was used? RAID5? Is the server still running with two drives?
oamal2001Author Commented:

two drives with the RAID5 array has problems, one of them is the one I have the other one is still installed in server, but the server is not booting because of defecation of two H.D.Ds.
noxchoGlobal Support CoordinatorCommented:
I hope you do have backup. Otherwise there is no way to retrieve the data.
You can try to emulate the RAID using RAID Reconstructor tool
This will let you keep the drives yet intact.

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