Add Physical Disk to Existing RAID5 in OMSA

I have Dell PE r510 with RAID5 configuration.  The virtual disk in RAID5 is running low in disk space.   I want to add a physical disk to existing RAID5 without losing data.

Insert new physical disk 0:0:5.  It shows state as Foreign.ScreenHunter_07 Jul. 15 23.32

In RAID5 controller, select Foreign Configuration Operations…ScreenHunter_07 Jul. 15 23.31

Click Clear to clear the Orphan Disk 0.ScreenHunter_07 Jul. 15 23.33ScreenHunter_07 Jul. 15 23.34

After it’s cleared, the state becomes Ready.ScreenHunter_07 Jul. 15 23.35

In virtual disk 1, select Reconfigure…ScreenHunter_07 Jul. 15 23.36

Check the box new physical disk 0:0:5.  Verify it’s checked on the right side as well.ScreenHunter_07 Jul. 15 23.37

Select RAID5.ScreenHunter_07 Jul. 15 23.38

Click Finish to complete the reconfiguration.ScreenHunter_07 Jul. 15 23.41

Virtual Disk 1, reconstructing state.ScreenHunter_07 Jul. 15 23.45

 

 

 

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