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Posted 16 February 2013 - 03:27
Posted 16 February 2013 - 03:35
Also, I find it highly annoying that most (big) backup providers have not even come out with a solution yet.
Posted 16 February 2013 - 03:48
Posted 16 February 2013 - 04:24
Did you try any software to recover the partition information? I've got almost all of my servers running on 2012 now and haven't had any issues (most are on RAID1 though)
Posted 16 February 2013 - 05:01
I didnt. Fortunately it was only VMS, and since I had a backup from 20 days ago, I only lost about 80 emails worth of data. I've got a RAID 1 offline box that is only powered on to backup VMS and other critical data, so I'm fairly protected. I also found out the cause of the original issue, one of the pins in a molex connector that powers the SAS expander came out of the connector, thus cutting off power to the SAS exapander and bringing all drives off at the same time.
In your server 2012 instance, are you useing REFS?
Posted 19 February 2013 - 04:47
I've got a mixed environment right now for the most part. The mission critical ones (exchange - sharepoint) I keep on NTFS just because I didn't want to be a test pig with over 500 employees worth of data.
The power will do it in a heart beat, but doesn't the expander have a battery on it as well?