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Hello everyone, I have 2 virtual disk configured with RAID5, each virtual disk has configured dedicated hot-spare. There is also configured one global hot-spear. The question is, if one of the drive in virtual disk group will fail, which hot-spare will work first ? the dedicated hot-spare or global hot-spare?? Best Regards Marcin
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Page 75 of the PERC manual: 

A dedicated hot spare automatically replaces a failed physical disk only in the selected disk group which the hot spare is part of. A dedicated hot spare is used before a global hot spare is used. 

https://topics-cdn.dell.com/pdf/poweredge-rc-h330_users-guide_en-us.pdf

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I'm pretty certain that the dedicated hot spare will be used first. That being said, what controller model is it? It may be specified in the documentation. 

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Hello Dylan,

 

Its PERC H730.

 

Best Regards

Marcin

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Page 75 of the PERC manual: 

A dedicated hot spare automatically replaces a failed physical disk only in the selected disk group which the hot spare is part of. A dedicated hot spare is used before a global hot spare is used. 

https://topics-cdn.dell.com/pdf/poweredge-rc-h330_users-guide_en-us.pdf

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