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Replacing RAID1 Drive on Dell Poweredge 2900

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Good Morning Experts,

I have a Dell Poweredge 2900 with a RAID 1 and a RAID 5 configured.

One of the drives in the mirror RAID1 has failed.  The new drive has arrived.  This server is very old and no longer under warranty.

In the RAID 5 config, I can select to take the disk offline but cannot do it on the failed disk in the RAID 1 configuration.  Only, blink and unlink.

Can I remove this disk and replace it with the new one while it's running and it will regenerate?  In Open Manage it says the disk is failed and on the front of server orange light blinking.

Thank you,

Karen
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