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Expanding RAID array - VMWare reports all drives In critical array

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Last Modified: 2016-12-08
I added three new hard drives to my HP Proliant 380 and started the expansion process. Now, in VMware, it's reporting that all 8 drives are in critical array and current state is assert. It also shows the warning that the RAID is currently expanding. My VMs booted up fine.

Is this something I need to worry about, as perhaps one of these new drives is bad, or is this hopefully normal behavior since the RAID is expanding?

The three drives I added did report that they need a firmware update, which I plan to do after the expansion is complete. Perhaps this could be the cause?

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