I have a server with two RS25SB008 cards installed. My questions are these: Although I see a "Clustering" option in the firmware, I can not find documentation on enabling and using this feature - will it work? Can I combine the resources of these two cards together and, for example, create a RAID-10 set using disks from both cards? Can I use advanced options from one card on the disks of a second card? I look forward to your response...
In short, clustering and aggregation are not supported with Intel SAS/SATA controllers.
Clustering and aggregation were supported with our SCSI controllers and up to Windows* 2003 operating system, but clustering and aggregation is no longer supported in the SAS/SATA RAID controller firmware or current Windows* and Linux* operating systems.
I'm not sure about the "Clustering" option in the firmware. Is this in the RAID Web Console 2 application? What ever it is it could be a remnant from earlier days, or of things to come.
Thanks for the reply.
FYI - the clustering option appears in both the BIOS application and the web console.
I have purchase two hardware keys - 1 for SSD and 1 for snapshots. Ideally I would like
to have the functionality available from both keys on both cards. Is it possible to purchase
software keys to do this - there is only room for 1 hardware key on each card...
Are the Intel order codes for the software keys (if they exist) available?