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Huawei V2 and V3 Server RAID Controller Card User Guide 36

This document describes the appearances and features of the redundant array of independent disks (RAID) controller cards, how to configure properties for the RAID controller cards, and how to install drivers. The RAID controller cards include the LSI SAS2208, LSI SAS2308, LSI SAS3008, LSI SAS3108, LSI SoftRAID, PM8060, and PM8068.
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Configuring a Hot Spare Drive

Configuring a Hot Spare Drive

Scenarios

After creating a RAID 1, 1E, or 10 array for the LSI SAS3008, you can configure one or two global hot spare drives to enhance data security.

The LSI SAS3008IR does not support dedicated hot spare drives.

Impact on the System

Data on the hard drives to be added to the RAID array will be lost. Back up data in advance.

Prerequisites

Conditions

  • An idle hard drive can be configured as a hot spare drive, but a RAID member drive cannot be configured as a hot spare drive.
  • A hot spare drive must be a SATA or SAS drive, and it must have at least the capacity of the RAID member drive with the largest capacity.
  • All RAID levels except RAID 0 support hot spare drives.

The following requirements must be met before you configure hot spare drives:

Data

Data preparation is not required for this operation.

Procedure

  1. On the Adapter Properties screen, select RAID Properties and press Enter.

    The Select New Volume Type screen is displayed, as shown in Figure 6-35.

    Figure 6-35 Select New Volume Type screen

  2. Select View Existing Volume and press Enter.

    The View Volume screen is displayed, as shown in Figure 6-36.

    Figure 6-36 View Volume screen

  3. Select Manage Volume and press Enter.

    The Manage Volume screen is displayed.

    Figure 6-37 Manage Volume screen

  4. Select Manage Hot Spares and press Enter.

    The Manage Hot Spares screen is displayed.

  5. Add hot spare drives to the RAID array.

    Data on the hard drives to be added to the RAID array will be lost.

    When the target hard drive is selected, press + or the space bar to mark the drive as a hot spare drive, as shown in Figure 6-38.

    In the Hot Spr column, Yes indicates that the drive will be a hot spare drive of the RAID array.

    Figure 6-38 Adding hot spare drives

  6. Press C.

    The hot spare drive configuration update screen is displayed.

  7. Select Save changes then exit this menu and press Enter.

    RAID array creation takes about 1 minute, during which the Configuration Utility is in the suspended state and no other operations can be performed.

    After the configuration is complete, the screen shown in Figure 6-37 is displayed.

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Updated: 2019-11-01

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