Replacing Drive in HPE Smart Storage Administrator
Posted on 2016-08-02
We have a server that is in need of all of its hard drives replacement due to age and degraded performance. The drives were configured in RAID 1 into 2 separate logical Drives. The drives in Bay 1 & 2 are 250GB SATA HDD configured into 1 logical drive and the other is 2 1 TB SATA HDD drives in Bay 3 & 4.
I purchased 2 300GB Drives to replace the 250 GB and 2 1TB Drives to replace the existing. I realize I need to replace 1 drive at a time and have Smart Storage Administrator hopefully rewrite the data to the new drives individually, but how exactly do I go about that? Do I just power off the server, remove 1 of the 250GB, put in the 300GB drive and somewhere will see an option to write the data to the new drive?
This is an HP DL120 G7 server.