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How to configure the HP SMART ARRAY P410/P222 RAID controller

Reviewed on 03 April 2024Published on 16 July 2021

Before you start

To complete the actions presented below, you must have:

  • A Dedibox account logged into the console
  • A Dedibox dedicated server with an HP SMART ARRAY P410 or P222 RAID controller

How to check the status of the RAID

  1. Log into your server using SSH.

  2. Run the following command to display the status of the RAID:

    ssacli ctrl all show config

    An output similar to the following example displays:

    Smart Array P410 in Slot 1 (sn: PACCRID111003N3)
    array A (SATA, Unused Space: 0 MB)
    logicaldrive 1 (1.8 TB, RAID 1, OK)
    physicaldrive 1I:1:1 (port 1I:box 1:bay 1, SATA, 2 TB, OK)
    physicaldrive 1I:1:2 (port 1I:box 1:bay 2, SATA, 2 TB, OK)
  3. Run the following commands to display the SMART values of the disks:

    smartctl -a -d cciss,0 /dev/sg0

    then run:

    smartctl -a -d cciss,1 /dev/sg0

How to check the battery state of a P410 RAID controller with cache and battery

Run the following command to check the battery state of an HP SMART ARRAY P410 RAID controller:

ssacli ctrl all show config detail

It returns the state of the cache and the battery of the controller:

Total Cache Size: 256 MB
Cache Backup Power Source: Batteries
Battery/Capacitor Count: 1
Battery/Capacitor Status: OK
See also
How to configure a DELL PERC H800 RAID controllerHow to configure an HP Smart Array P420 RAID controller
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