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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 dedicated hot spare drive

Configuring a dedicated hot spare drive


After hard drives of a server are configured with array properties, hot spare drives are configured to increase security and reduce impact on services caused by hard drive faults.




Data preparation is not required for this operation.


Access the Configuration Utility main screen. For details, see Logging In to the Configuration Utility.

Enter the hot spare drive Configuration Utility.

  1. On the Controller Operations main screen, select Logical Device Configuration and press Enter.

    The Logical Device Configuration screen is displayed, as shown in Figure 10-138.

    Figure 10-138 Logical Device Configuration screen

  2. select Manage Arrays to display the array list, as shown in Figure 10-139.
    Figure 10-139 Array list

  3. Select an array and press Enter to display the array operation list, as shown in Figure 10-140. The parameters are described in Table 10-23.
    Figure 10-140 Array operation list

    Table 10-23 Parameter description



    Array Properties

    Views array properties.

    Delete Array

    Deletes an array.

    Force Online

    Forcibly brings an array online.

    Cache Settings

    Modifies array cache properties.

    Failover Assignment

    Manages dedicated hot spare drives of an array.

    Rebuild Array

    Rebuilds an array.

  4. Select Failover Assignment and press Enter.

    The operation list is displayed.

  5. Select Add Spares and press Enter.

    The hard drive list is displayed, as shown in Figure 10-141.

    [ ] indicates the hard drive can be configured as a hot spare drive.

    Figure 10-141 Hard drive list

  6. Select a hard drive to be configured and press Enter.

    The drive status changes to [X].

  7. Select ADD and press Enter.
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