Create a RAID logical volume that uses all physical disks on a server.

Note

VMware recommends that you use RAID5 for SAS drives and RAID6 for SATA drives.

1

Start or restart the HP server.

2

At boot time, press F8 to enter the Integrated Lights-Out 2 setup.

3

Provide credentials at the login prompt.

4

Press Ctrl+S to open the Intel Boot Agent Setup Menu.

5

Press F8 to open the ROM Array Configuration menu.

The Main Menu appears.

6

From the Main Menu, select Create Logical Drive and press Enter.

7

Select all physical disks under Available Physical Drives.

8

Select an appropriate RAID level under RAID Configurations.

VMware recommends that you use RAID 5, 6, or 10.

9

Press Esc.

The HP RAID controller creates the RAID logical drive.