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


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.

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