1 External Drive Configuration
2U 2.5-inch SAS JBOD Enclosure (1)
1 to 2 Required
1 to 2 Required
Storage controllers must be compatible with the server connected.
The drive enclosures connected to one storage controller must be identical.
One drive enclosure can be connected to one port of storage controller.
Eight and more disk drives must be installed.
All hard drives within a RAID array should be of the same capacity and rotation speed.
To configure a large-capacity RAID array, it is recommended to configure in RAID 6 or RAID 60 in
order to minimize the risk of becoming multiple hard drives failure during the RAID rebuilding process.
It is recommended to set RAID array configuration drives less than eight in order to minimize the risk
of becoming multiple hard drives failure.
Any of RAID arrays cannot be used as a boot device.
2U SAS JBOD Enclosure
Product Name / Description
RAID Controller (512MB, RAID0/1/5/6)
LSI MegaRAID SAS 9285-8e
RAID0/1/5/6/10/50/60, 1GB, Ext. 8, PCIe 2.0 x8, SAS 6Gb/s,
RAID Controller (1GB, RAID0/1/5/6)
LSI MegaRAID SAS 9286CV-8e
RAID0/1/5/6/10/50/60, 1GB, Ext. 8, PCIe 3.0 x8, SAS 6Gb/s,
SATA 6Gb/s, flash cache protection modules included
RAID Battery Backup Unit
for LSI MegaRAID SAS 9285-8e
External SATA Cable
2 m, 1 x SFF-8088 to 1 x SFF-8088
2U 2.5-inch SAS JBOD Enclosure
24 x 2.5-inch Hot-plug hard drive bays
1 x 300 GB SAS HDD, 2.5-inch, 6Gb/s, 10000 rpm
1 x 450 GB SAS HDD, 2.5-inch, 6Gb/s, 10000 rpm
1 x 600 GB SAS HDD, 2.5-inch, 6Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
1 x 900 GB SAS HDD, 2.5-inch, 6Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
1 x 1.2 TB, SAS HDD, 2.5-inch, 6Gb/s, 10,000 rpm
Revision 4.0 – July 24, 2015