I was thinking more of just putting the disk in the spare slot to see if it was properly recognised. Are you are experiencing a similar issue? It finally got to the point where no matter how many times we would reboot, it would not come back up, and now the drive is always amber. Do you have any other drive cages you can put in to test? The rebuild is definately automatic. Annoyingly you can’t use it in the spare slot as part of the array because I don’t think it will let you make it a hot spare while the array is degraded. Sounds like the Cage may be going bad.
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We thought we had gotten a bad drive, but the replacement’s replacement did the same thing. Would there be a way to rebuild the array using a different slot?
The server is important enough we need to keep it working, but not important enough to go through the effort ho rebuilding it. Experts Exchange connects you with the people and services you need so you can get back to work. We have an identical Proliant ML hp smart array 532 controller currently not in production so we have some spare parts to work with. Annoyingly you can’t use it in the spare slot as part of the array because I don’t think it will let you make it a hot spare while the hp smart array 532 controller is degraded.
Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question. It finally got to the point where no matter how many times we would reboot, it would not come back up, and now the drive is always amber.
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HP Smart Array Controller stuck in interim recovery mode
Please let us know if we are looking at a hp smart array 532 controller problem, or if we are missing that magical “rebuild array” button buried deep somewhere. She’ll teach 12 steps that contrlller can use to optimize your queries as much as possible and see measurable results in your work. On your suggestion we will try out the SmartStart Tools, we had not actually tried those yet.
Swapping the cage as suggested above would be better, procedure is in the maintenance and service guide which you can get grom HP’s support and download area, I can’t give you a link because I don’t know which generation ML you have. Note I know physically it is easy, but unsure what you have hp smart array 532 controller do logically. Sign up with Arfay. Server Hardware Server Hardware.
Sounds like the Cage may be going bad. All Courses From novice to tech pro — start learning conntroller. I was thinking more of just putting the disk in the spare slot to see if it hp smart array 532 controller properly recognised.
HP Smart Array 532 Controller stuck in interim recovery mode
Since it is older, assume not a core piece of equipment, have you considered rebuilding the server or upgrading the HP Management tools? The server is old enough to where we don’t really want to put any money into it, but we can’t phase it out just yet.
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Swap the cage out Premium members can enroll in this course at no extra cost. Do you have any other drive cages you can put in to test? We got a replacement drive from our HP supply reseller, and had no change.