Dell PowerEdge R730 PERC RAID online reconfiguration

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or re-configuring RAIDs.   In fact, we ended up rebooting the server a few more times to perform other maintenance actions (installing/configuring software) and it was just fine.    Hooray technology!The last step (after the RAID initialization finishes) will be to log into Windows and do a re-scan in disk management.

Helpful links:

Dell Manuals:

http://www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/04/product-support/product/poweredge-rc-h730/manuals 

Server generation search:

http://pilot.search.dell.com/h730p

R730 PowerEdge server:

http://www.dell.com/learn/us/en/04/shared-content~data-sheets~en/documents~dell-poweredge-r730-and-r730xd-technical-guide-v1-7.pdf

The PERC9 RAID Controller generation includes H330, H730, H730P, H830

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