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mmeye3
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HardwareRaid for U.2 SSDs or tool for mailing-out which hardware is defective

Hello Team,

I'm looking for a raid controller for nvme SSDs. Is it possible to build a RAID with the Megaraid 9440-8i and U.2 SSDs?

Alternatively I need a tool which gives me the possibility to send an email if one of the SSDs has bad SMART values.

With this tool I could also imagine the use of storage spaces.

Regards, Maddin243

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idata
Community Manager
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Hello Maddin243,

 

 

According to the https://docs.broadcom.com/docs/BC00-0448EN specs of the MegaRAID 9440-8i, it can be possible to RAID the SSDs.

 

 

About the possibility of sending an email to report SMART details, that is something they could answer as a software feature, this because we are not familiar with it.

 

 

There is a good https://docs.broadcom.com/docs-and-downloads/MR-HBA-94xx-UG100_Broadcom_MR_HBA_Tri-Mode_Storage_Adap... guide here.

 

 

We will gather more information about this after making a research. From our side, there is no software or hardware RAID we can recommend.

 

 

Regards,

 

Nestor C
mmeye3
Beginner
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Hi Nestor,

 

again a small info on the possible hardware. A RAID 1 is planned with two NVMe SSDs that could look like this: 2.5x SSD and RAID controller or 2x HHHL SSD and software Raid-1 . In the software solution, I see only the problem that I get the failure of the SSD not without further. Therefore I need for the software solution a tool which sends me an email in case of a defect. With the Intel SSD Datacenter tool, the monitoring would seem to go Manuel. Am I seeing this right?

Regards,

maddin243

idata
Community Manager
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Hello maddin243,

 

 

First of all, you did get it all correct. About the software for you to be notified, we would still like to check some additional information on third-party tools, since Intel does not provide any kind of tool for this purpose, we only have the Intel® Data Center Tool, but this tool does not work for that.

 

 

Please stand by, if we find some options, we will let you know.

 

 

Regards,

 

Nestor C

 

 

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