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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Similar Threads Blowout Sale! Well, for the longest time I have been running a vSphere 4. 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 yp up, I noticed that my first drive had failed upon initializing one of the MSA20 units.
All times are GMT We’ll assume you’re ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Ah a questionso if it has Smart Array 6idoes it mean it has a port on the server? The time now is Considering we aren’t really experienced, I’d appreciate it if someone help us on how we can setup up our NAS with it.
The default controller is unlikely to have an external port, so only for the internal drives. Web Hosting Talk Team. I tend to lose everything without rhyme or reason.
But like I said a few reboots of everything later and it just comes back with no errors at np. 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.
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This is just me reporting on my experience and usage.
HP MSA20 – Disappearing Logical Drive – The time I’ve wasted on technology
In desperation I thought to myself this all happened when a drive failed and I put a new disk in the array. Not only did everything seem faster, but I completed the backup without any problems. You may use these HTML tags and attributes: By registering you’ll gain: This is very dangerous and you can lose all your data.
If yes, what kind of cable I have to get to connect the array to the server? Registration at Web Hosting Talk is completely free and takes only a few seconds. 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. Likely, but I’m not sure it’ll have an external port. I ran a ADU report and carefully read the entire report.
I replaced this drive, let it rebuild, and thought this would be the end of the issue, but I was incorrect. This made me start thinking. These people have had HP replace every single item inside of the MSA20 unit except the drives maa20 the issue still occurs. We know mxa20 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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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. Penton Media Community Leaders: Join Date Jun Posts Rebuilding each drive seemed to fix this. I kept all my vSphere hosts offline, and just turned on the MSA20 units and the SuperMicro server that is attached to them.