Partition Unallocated onServer 2003

Discussion in 'Windows Server' started by cn, May 15, 2009.

  1. cn

    cn Guest

    I have a new HP Proliant DL185 with 12 - 1 TB hard drives. On setup of
    WIndows Server 2003 Std I created a 90 GB partiion for C:. In Windows Disk
    Management I had the 90 GB C:, a 2 TB unallocated and a 9 TB unallocated. I
    was able to create a partition on the 2 TB section. The 9 TB unallocated
    will not allow me to partion. All options are grayed out. Can anyone tell
    me how to get this working? I need to be able to use the rest of this space.
     
    cn, May 15, 2009
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  2. Hello
    WHat is your RAID configuration?
     
    Isaac Oben [MCITP,MCSE], May 15, 2009
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  3. cn

    cn Guest

    This is set with RAID 5.

     
    cn, May 15, 2009
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  4. My understanding is that HP Proliant comes with 4 disks. So if you have a
    RAID 5, it means you might be using 3 disks. I am thinking, andf I may be
    wrong that the 9TB might be part of your current RAID configuration? that is
    why it is not lettign you edit.. Try install HP server administrator and
    login to verify your raid configuration

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    Isaac Oben [MCTIP:EA, MCSE]
     
    Isaac Oben [MCITP,MCSE], May 15, 2009
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