Create Global Spare with OMSA

O a Dell T320 box have 3 physical disks, first 2 running as Raid 1 and 3rd disk as Global spare. 3rd disk became degraded . So replaced with new one. First thing server asks is to Initialize Disk so did that with same partition style. Now I am in Dell OMSA.  Under Physical Disks in Controller for new disk, I just have 2 tasks available - blink and unblink. Under Virtual Disks in Controller, I have my Raid-1 Layout with all the tasks of reconfigure, delete, assign global spare, blink, etc. Then I have a second non-raid layout with 3 tasks - delete, blink and unblink.
I tried to execute the assign global spare in the first raid-1 layout, but said no disk available.
Do I have to reboot and access through startup to do this or can I do it in OMSA? And do I just need to execute "Delete" on the Non-Raid Layout so the Raid-1 Layout can see it as a Spare? Thx.
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PowerEdgeTechIT ConsultantCommented:
You need to delete the non-RAID volume, THEN assign the disk as a hot-spare. You are using the H310, which supports both RAID and non-RAID, when you insert the disk, it first assumes non-RAID, creating a new volume with it. Deleting the non-RAID volume will make it "Ready" for use in a RAID capacity (Reconfigure to expand your array or to assign as a hot-spare).
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xav1963Author Commented:
I thought so but since do this once in a blue moon, wanted to confirm...thx for help...
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