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May i know how many i can create in this controller ?
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by:Roman khan
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Well this controller support upto 26 physical drive and Raid Standard on this controller are Raid6 Raid60 and Raid1.
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Actually my question what is the maximum array we can create for the controller.
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No body know the answer  ?
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Its depend on raid type n no of disk u have in ur environment. Ans will b more specific if u share some thing abt u environment like no of disks u have. Either u want performance or resiliency etc.
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by:andyalder
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I don't think there is a stated maximum size to a logical disk you can create if that's what you're asking. There's a claimed limit of 200 physical disks but it's really down to how many you can connect to it using expanders. Assuming 6TB disks that's a tad over 1 PB not that you're likely to have the enclosures to reach 200 disks.

There's probably a limit of just over 9PB due to it having 64 bit internal architecture but HPE don't mention that, probably because they don't have enough money to buy 9PB of disks.
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by:andyalder
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At a guess though you're getting a warning message trying to create a logical disk over 2.2TB because you would either have to enable UEFI instead of BIOS or create more than one logical disk on the array.
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