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How can I add a 5th HDD in an existing Raid 5 w/out loss of data?

By rong@solohill ·
How can I add a 5th HDD to an existing Raid 5 Windows Server 2003 with out any loss of data on the other 4?

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use the raid utility

by markp24 In reply to How can I add a 5th HDD i ...

hi

1) the raid chassis needs to support 5 drive connections
2) add the drive in the empty slot of the raid chassis
3) open the raid utility and expand the raid to use the 5th drive
4) the raid utitltiy will work on the expansion
5) all done

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by rong@solohill In reply to use the raid utility

Did that, but it shows up as unallocated space not added to the main partition. MS Server 2003 does not give me any options to configure it to the main partition.

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