Sometimes it is necessary to expand a Virtual Disk because of space issues. Some of Dell’s higher end RAID controllers have the option to Reconfigure a Virtual Disk to add space and add more disks to an existing Virtual Disk. Some things to note: RAID Level Migration (RLM) You can change from one RAID level to another
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Microsoft has made installing their Server operating system even easier with their latest server release. I wanted to make a guide on how to install it from start to finish. That way I can reference this page when helping colleagues when they run into issues or when having them do special tasks that require them
Sometimes the cache will need to cleared on a PERC in order to create a new Virtual Disk. This can happen for a number of reasons – VD going to an offline state improperly, system shutting down improperly, hard drives going bad, etc. Here is the OpenMange Server Administrator(OMSA) error message you are likely to
To keep up system maintenance on your Dell PowerEdge machine, it is a good idea to view your PERC log to see if there are any outstanding errors. The PERC log can be pulled through OMSA or a DSET report. One thing that you will want to look out for is your RAID controller battery.