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Understand, Maintain, and Troubleshoot Hard Drives and RAID Storage in Dell PowerEdge Servers

Summary: Understand and troubleshoot PowerEdge hard disk drives, RAID, PowerEdge RAID Controller, and other storage hardware such as cables, backplane, so forth.

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How to better understand and troubleshoot Dell PowerEdge hard disk drives (HDD), Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID), PowerEdge RAID Controller (PERC), and other storage hardware such as cables, backplane, so forth.

Through the navigational menu below, find Dell articles for hard drives and RAID in PowerEdge servers, or see some of our helpful articles at the bottom.


Information: Hard Drive, RAID, and Controller types

Error Messages: What they mean and what to do next

Performance: Measure, diagnose, and resolve

Maintenance: Automated and manual operations

Hard Drive Failure: Speed up replacement

Video Archive for Hard Drive and RAID-related content

Helpful Videos regarding RAID

Helpful Articles:

For the latest Drivers & Downloads, go to the Drivers & Downloads page.

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Affected Product
PowerEdge, PowerEdge M520, PowerEdge M520 (for PE VRTX), PowerEdge M610, PowerEdge M610x, PowerEdge M620, PowerEdge M620 (for PE VRTX), PowerEdge M710, PowerEdge M710HD, PowerEdge R210, PowerEdge R210 II, PowerEdge R310, PowerEdge R320 , PowerEdge R410, PowerEdge R510, PowerEdge R520, PowerEdge R610, PowerEdge R620, PowerEdge R710, PowerEdge R715, PowerEdge R720XD, PowerEdge R730, PowerEdge R730xd, PowerEdge R810, PowerEdge R815, PowerEdge R820, PowerEdge R900, PowerEdge R905, PowerEdge R910, PowerEdge R920, PowerEdge T100, PowerEdge T110, PowerEdge T110 II, PowerEdge T300, PowerEdge T310, PowerEdge T320, PowerEdge T410, PowerEdge T420, PowerEdge T610, PowerEdge T620, PowerEdge T630, PowerEdge T710, POWEREDGE VRTX ...
Last Published Date

17 Jun 2024



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How To