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How to expand an Array on an HPE Proliant Server and Extend the Logical Disk in Windows?

Guide:

HPE Smart array controller with both cache and battery should be installed or is a necessity for array expansion ad extension of the logical drive. Both battery-backed write cache BBWC and flash-backed write cache FBWC are supported by HPE smart controller. As a first step from the start storage administrator confirms that the server is installed with both cache and battery.

Follow the path

Select SSA > select logical devices > array “x” > manage data drives

Select the drive you want to add > add drive > ok

Wait till the process is completed

Select logical devices > logical drive “x”  > extend logical drive

Then in windows open the disk management > right click on the partition to an extent (blue)

Extra space will be visible next to it in black color.

Maryam Alam

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