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resize a RAID 5 config

By edward1922 ·
Hi everyone,

I have a Dell Poweredge 4300 that I setup using a RAID 5 config. My C drive(system volume) has only 350Mb space left and I would like to find something that can successfully resize the partition without losing data as this is a production server.

But I used Acronis Disk Director and Partition Magic to deal with it but failed. Have any other SW could resize it?

Thank you in advance.

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extend partition on raid 5 easily

by coco212 In reply to resize a RAID 5 config

I have successfully resized partitions on RAID5. In fact, it is not hard to create, delete, resize or do other job on RAID5, it is detected as a physical hard drive. I also used the SW you referred but also failed. Finally, I used easeus partition master to deal with it. It is cheap, easy to use and operate on disk map in main window. see this article, there is more detailed instructions,

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Resize RAID 5 Partition with Partition Magic Server Software

by michaellj In reply to resize a RAID 5 config

I never test Acronis Disk Director, it is too expensive. Partition Magic only works with Windows 98/NT/2000/XP. It can not support Server. As Partition Magic Server Software, Partition Assistant Server can handle RAID partition. It helps me <a href="">resize RAID 5 partition</a> easily and keep all data intact. perfect!

The step by step guide:

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