Rebuild Disk - HP DL320 G5 with HP embedded SATA Controller.

Hardware: HP Proliant DL320 G5, Controller HP SATA embedded, 2x 2TB Hard Disk in RAID1 Array.
Software: Windows Server 2008 R2, Domain Controller, 2 Partition (C and D)

Hi everybody...
In this Server, one disk was corrupt.... I replaced the disk with a new one (2TB WD PURPLE, the old was a "TB Caviar Green) but after reboot the rebuild don't work automatically, i see on Windows a new separate disk (to format). With the boot HP SATA embedded utility i cannot assign the new disk as disk for the existing RAID but only create a new one. Then I cannot rebuild the array.

After new start in Windows Server 2008 R2How can I resolve this problem? I make something wrong?
Davide CollicaSystem AdministratorAsked:
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Davis McCarnOwnerCommented:
Support page for your server:

And it looks like HP wants you to burn the ISO image of their Offline Array Configuration Utility, boot it, and use it to set the array:
Davide CollicaSystem AdministratorAuthor Commented:
I think that ACU offline don't work with HP embedded SATA Controller (Intel ICH7).
And with HP Storage Manager (on Windows) i can't see the logical drives.
I think is something limitated from this software.
Davis McCarnOwnerCommented:
Link to manual:,d.cWw

4. At the appropriate prompt during POST, press the Ctrl+A keys or the F8 key to access the RAID
Configuration Utility.
5. From the menu, select Array Configuration Utility.
6. From the main menu of the array configuration utility, select Add/Delete Hotspares.
7. Assign the new drive as a hotspare.
The Rebuild task begins. All the data from the good drive is copied to the new one, and the original array is recreated.
Manual rebuild
IMPORTANT: If a hard drive in the array fails and the array does not have a hotspare, you must add a
hotspare before you can rebuild the array. See “Adding or deleting a hotspare” on page 7.
1. From the main menu of the array configuration utility, select Manage Arrays.
2. From the List of Arrays, select the array that you want to rebuild.
3. Press the Ctrl+R keys to begin the rebuild process.

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andyalderSaggar maker's framemakerCommented:
Check in BIOS that the controller is set to RAID mode, If it didn't tell you RAID was degraded during POST then it's not in RAID mode.
Davide CollicaSystem AdministratorAuthor Commented:
Ok... Now the server is in rebuild.
 Rebuild statusI added the new disk as hotspare... now i'm waiting...

I think that is not possible tu start windows...
Davis McCarnOwnerCommented:
Yes, you're stuck waiting for the mirroring to complete and it may take hours.
Davide CollicaSystem AdministratorAuthor Commented:
Now, after about 22 hours, rebuild is complete... Thank you a lot for the Support!!!
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