This document contains procedures on how to configure and install HPPROLIANT with Redhat Linux Enterprise.
2To Plan for the Configuration
2.1Decide the number of logical drives that you want to set up asboot device & as data device.
For syslog server:
Logical drive #1 - Boot Device- consist of physical drive 1 & 2 (72GB each)
Logical drive #2 - Data Device- consist of physical drive 3 & 4 & 5 & 6 & 7 & 8 (146GB each)
2.2Choose the Raid Level
In the syslog server, RAID 1+0 is chosen for Boot Device (Operating System)and RAID 5 for Data Device (Data storage) respectively.RAID stands for Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks. A RAID0 logical driveuses all of the available drive capacity for storage. This requires at least onedrive and is the least fault tolerant meaning if any one drive fails, the logicaldrive is no longer available. A RAID1 logical drive mirrors the contents of onedrive to another. The logical drive is one-half of the total capacity of the twodrives used. This requires a minimum of two drives and provides better faulttolerance because any one drive can fail without affecting data integrity.In syslog case, we choose:
Boot Device - RAID 1+0