Add new SAS drives to a san storage Tags: NAS / RAID SAS Storage Hewlett Packard Last response: October 16, 2012 8:30 PM in Storage Share godman757 October 16, 2012 10:55:10 AM how can I add new drives to a storage without lose data and change my raid settings San storage HP P2000 has 10 SASs want to add 2 more Raid 10 More about : add sas drives san storage t53186 October 16, 2012 11:36:45 AM All depends on your current configuration, and HP software managing the array. You are not providing much information to accompany your question. How are the existing drives configured? Raid level? What type of server is managing the san? What software is used to manage the san? What generation is the P2000? G1, G2, G3 godman757 October 16, 2012 11:56:38 AM Raid 10 (8 of 10 SASs are Raid 10 and 2 of them are spare) spares are be changed to raid 10 Dell DL380G7 VMware ESXi 5 G3 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer FireWire2 a b G Storage October 16, 2012 8:30:16 PM Open RAID GUI and look for Expand function - or better yet refer to the manual (PDF) search for the word "expand". It should be under RAID volume Follow the instruction on screen. BACK UP data before proceed... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumSAS Hard Drives : 15,000 vs. 10,000 RPM ForumSSD vs SAS Beating A Dead horse... ForumGoing the SAS Storage Way ForumSATA versus SAS drives for fibre channel SAN ForumSAS and SSD ForumUsing SAS drives ForumSAS or SATA for new file server - please advise ForumIf you had $500 to blow on a network storage device and HDDs... ForumBest Way To Carve Up Storage and Serve It Up On Windows 2008 R2 Server ForumSAS - A solution to all of my storage problems? ForumVMware ESX/ Storage Server build... Forumadvice needed on large SAS SATA array ForumCheap RAID SAS /SATA/eSATA Storage Option Forumneed lots of fast storage for medium business ForumHyperDrive 4 Redefines Solid State Storage ForumSSDs versus SAS HDDs? ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? ForumWindows 7 will not boot with hard drives ForumAdvice on RAID: using old 2.5" laptop drives ForumPossible to RAID / SPAN USB DRIVES? More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !