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Diagnosing hard drive that will not replicate on HP ProLiant DL580 Gen8

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Hello, I took over management of a HP ProLiant DL580 Gen8 hypervisor running VMWare. One of the hot-swappable hard drive lights gave an error so we purchased a new one, and swapped it out. After doing that, the system locked up, so we had to re-boot the hypervisor.

Then, the new hard drive would not sync, and continues to give a flashing amber light. Just to make sure it was not a bad hard drive we tried a 2nd one, with the same results.

How do I go about troubleshooting what is the problem with this hard drive not syncing?

Thank you,
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