Server Hard drive Failure

I have a hp pro liant DL 370 G6 server VM server. I use the server to store offline files  nothing important
I always look at the hard drive light on a server to make sure  they are green
Last night all was well
The server has 8 -146 gb drives
today the top hard drive the top light was red- the bottom list was off
the 8th hard drive the top light was red the bottom is green
I logged into ilo and its shows a hard drive error

the top drive its says drive status smart error and  sometimes fault
the  bottom drive the status is showing not available   and a fault

Tell me what my options are? I did order 2 hard drives since they are cheap
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
and your RAID configuration is RAID 6 ? which can tolerate two hard drive failures ?

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syarmushAuthor Commented:
i believe its 6 I am not can I tell ?
the top light on the 1st hard drive is solid red
the bottom hard drive is blinking red
will it tell me the raid in ilo?
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
if you look at the RAID configuration, using ACU - Array Configuration Utility.

If not RAID 10 or RAID 6, your RAID is now broken with two failed disks.

Replace the disks ASAP, or all will be lost. Hopefully it's RAID 10 or RAID 6.
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syarmushAuthor Commented:
You can only see the ACU when the server boots?
syarmushAuthor Commented:
So if the RAiD is broken what happens?
syarmushAuthor Commented:
I assume I should backup the data then Check the raid and if it is 5 rebuild the server?
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
if the RAID is broken it will rebuild or not rebuild depending on RAID TYPE.
andyalderSaggar maker's framemakerCommented:
If you have HP tools installed I can read through the ADU report for you. (You could boot SmartStart CD and get it from there instead if HP stuff is not installed).

Absurdly HPE have a how to generate an ADU report under VMware document that doesn't tell you how to generate an ADU report! Syntax is correct though and works for any version so long as HP Offline bundle is installed.

The command you really need to run to generate the report is:
ctrl all diag file=/tmp/ ris=off xml=off zip=on
syarmushAuthor Commented:
it was RAID 6 all worked out well
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