HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements .. For more information about features of the MSA20 enclosure, refer to the HP. The HP StorageWorks MSA20 is an Ultra parallel SCSI-only device for its external interface. It’s a SATA backplane But remember, it’s. Our device was SCSI attached, and has SATA drives in it. So I’m poking around eBay, and I see a really cheap HP MSA20, which seems to.

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All times are GMT Not only did everything seem faster, but I completed the backup without any problems. I then proceeded to remove a drive, re-insert it, let it rebuild over 3 hours, then when healthy and rebuilt, up it to the next drive.

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: Registration at Web Hosting Talk is completely free and takes only a few seconds. We know that we are supposed to connect this to another HP server with a SCSI cable, but we don’t know what kind of cable and what type of SCSI card we have to get and install on our server.

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By registering you’ll gain: I kept all my vSphere hosts offline, and just turned on the MSA20 units and the SuperMicro server that is attached to them. By camers in forum Dedicated Hosting Offers. Web Hosting Talk Team. Ah a questionso if it has Smart Array 6idoes it mean it has a port on the server? Yep, the MSA is just a disk array. This is just me reporting on my experience and usage.


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Hope this helps someone out there! Well, for the longest time I have been running a vSphere 4. Log in with your username and password. Considering hpp aren’t really experienced, I’d appreciate it if someone help us on how we can setup up our NAS with it. Similar Threads Blowout Sale!

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If yes, what kind of cable I have to get to connect the array to the server? Do you accept the use of cookies and accept our privacy policy? The time now is I replaced this drive, let it rebuild, and thought this would be the end of the issue, but I was incorrect. Rebuilding each drive seemed to fix this.

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Recently I moved, so I had to move all my servers, storage units, etc… When I got in to the new place, and went to power everything up, I noticed that my first drive had failed upon initializing one of the MSA20 units. Likely, but I’m not sure it’ll have an external port. To be honest we didn’t know it was only a space for disks as we thought it would come with CPU and other things so we could install an OS on it.


These people have had HP replace every single item inside of the MSA20 unit except the drives and the issue hl occurs. I tend to lose everything without rhyme or reason. Penton Media Community Leaders: Sometimes the array just disappears and in Windows Server Storage Manager I right click and try to reactivate and it does nothing; Continuous rebooting of the MSA box and server will result in a fix with no rhyme or reason.

In desperation I thought to myself this all happened when a drive failed and I put a new disk in the array. Want to keep up with the hottest industry headlines? The default controller is unlikely to have an external port, so only for the internal drives. But like I said a few reboots of everything later and it just comes back with no errors at all.

This website uses cookies ms2a0 improve your experience. After finally removing and rebuilding each drive in the array, I finally decided to boot up the vSphere servers, and run a backup of my 12 VMs. Results 1 to 8 of 8. This is very dangerous and you can lose all your data.

I ran a ADU report and carefully read the entire report. This made me start thinking. This repair was conducted by updating the parity data to match the data drive contents. Join Date Jun Posts