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the server im working on apparently has 2 logical drives, one is a RAID 10 of 2 76GB SCSI drives for OS, the other holds our email servers and some important documents on on RAID 5 of 4 72GB SCSI drives, this is an older HP Proliant server which they refuse to replace well, because email doesnt need much for a company of 50 people.

the issue is, one drive in the RAID 5 failed a few days back, i figured fine, its normal, hotswap it out and let it rebuild for a day. this was on friday.

come monday i come in to work and get a call in my office that the email servers still arent up. i go check the server, the drive has completely rebuilt and is online, nothing out of the ordinary in process error or email hosting either, server has a working LAN connection.

now you may laugh, but this old thing is still on server 2003 R2. ive had no issues with it until now, ive swapped out 2 drives over the past year, the last one it rebuilt and was back up the following morning. this one however seems to have said how shall i say..."MUHAHAHA SCREW YOU". i am now at a loss as to how to solve this issue.

i must be missing something, somewhere and yet i dont know what. give me ideas on what i might be overlooking guys, i need some other brains in on this with me.
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OS boots I'm assuming? Checked Disk manager to make sure the disk is online (not just "online" according to the RAID array?

Possibly it lost it's connectivity to the drive while the rebuild was happening, and it's shut down connections, needs a reboot?
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OS boots I'm assuming? Checked Disk manager to make sure the disk is online (not just "online" according to the RAID array?

Possibly it lost it's connectivity to the drive while the rebuild was happening, and it's shut down connections, needs a reboot?

i fixed it apparently the other IT tech stuck a hotswap spare in while it was rebuilding and screwed it up. pulled the spare and rebooted and its fine now
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