Accessing HP Storageworks SAN Array 1000 Directly

I have two old HP Proliant ML530's that were connected to an HP StorageWorks Modular SAN Array 1000.

In the past two days, both ML530's have failed.  I need to get into the array to copy data from two existing logical drives.  
Is there any way to connect directly to without having a server setup with the ACA utility and drivers?    All of my other servers are virtual and running 2008 R2.

Thank you
kstahlAsked:
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pjamCommented:
I guess backups are not available?
I take it they were Windows 2003??
You could try putting Windows 2003 on a computer if you have a fibre card that works in that computer to connect to the SAN.
Are the cards PCI or what?
Need more info for others to help.
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kstahlAuthor Commented:
Have backup that is 3 days old.  Trying to get the recent data from yesterday.

Windows 2003.
PCI Cards.  

I was assuming that setting up a new physical 2003 server was probably the only solution
Was hoping for another direct way just enough to copy the data off.
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pjamCommented:
It must be read as an array as far as I know, that said kinda hard to do it any other way.
Hopefully someone will have a better idea.  :}
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andyalderSaggar maker's framemakerCommented:
If it's old firmware on the MSA you can take the disks out and read them on a Smart Array controller (the reverse of MSA1000 DtS (Direct-to-SAN) migration) but that  compatibility was removed quite a while ago. I wouldn't risk it without a backup, far safer to get another server with FC HBA in it.
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kstahlAuthor Commented:
I setup a new 2003 server, moved the fiber card, installed the HP ACU Utility and am able to get to everything.  Thank you!
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pjamCommented:
Wish it were that simple all the time.  Good to hear
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