Which Disk to replace first ? Predictive Failure or Failed Disk [closed]

Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it’s on-topic for Server Fault. Closed 3 years ago. Improve this question We have a HPDL380 G6 server ( running 2003 R2) with 1 failed disk and 1 predictive failure. Total 4 Disks configured with … Read more

Directory mounted on a newly created logical volume does not show a correct size

I have two physical hard drives on a Linux system (server / hosting), and I created a logical volume from sda3 (partition on disk A) and sdb (the whole disk B). I then mounted it on /home directory, and when I enter: du -sh /home …this is showing a size of 20K, and it should … Read more

CentOS 7 server rebooted itself into rescue mode – how can I find out why?

I’ve switched it back to regular boot and it seems to boot up fine. So why did it reboot? Running “last” doesn’t even show a log OF a reboot. What does that suggest? When I try “smartctl -a /dev/sda1” I get “SMART support is: Unavailable – device lacks SMART capability.” Seems odd for what claim … Read more

DPM Disk Allocation

Very new to DPM and have a query regarding ‘disk allocation’. When on the ‘Management’ screen the ‘Disk’ portion shows that the ‘Unallocated space’ is 2.5Tb and is showing a yellow triangle with an exclamation mark. When I do a report on ‘Disk utilisation’ it says that the total size is 64Tb, Allocated is 61Tb … Read more

Monitoring Windows Hard Drives

When you run several 100 windows servers and even business systems, what is a good option for monitoring hard disks and checking for bad sectors? Are there applications out there that can send e-mail reports with enough information to know what computer or server is having the issues? Answer With that many servers, you should … Read more

Can I extend this partition?

This server is running Windows Server 2008. The drive is currently part of a Windows Cluster, so I haven’t been able to extend it while the cluster is running. I’m going to take a maintenance outage next week to break the cluster and try to extend the disk. Will I be able to extend partition … Read more