How to replace a "Predictive Fail" Drive in an Intel Embedded Server RAID Technology II Controller

I am receiving a  predictive Failure on Drive 1, and want to know the best way to swap out the drive.

Thanks for the help.
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what raid is it?  raid 0, 1 or 5, 6 ?  
if it has a mirror raid - you can just swap the drive
First of all double check your backups, I'd do an extra full backup to make sure it is OK.

Then if the server's disks are accessible from the front without having to open the server easily, just pull out the old disk while the server is running, and insert the new disk. It should start rebuilding the array straight away. If it doesn't start rebuilding, assign the new disk as a "hot-spare", and then it should start the rebuild.

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mspencer100Author Commented:
the drive bay is not hot swap, so I have to shut down the system to get to the drives. So if I shut the server down then swap the drive do I need to do anything to get the sync started? Should I do anything to the controller before I shutdown the system?
Most controllers allow you to make the new disk a hot-spare, and then it should automatically resync.
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