How to Replace A Failed Drive in a EMC VNX5300

Here is how to replace a failed drive in an EMC VNX5300

  1. Log into EMC Service Manager and choose Hardware
  2. Go to Hardware Replacement
  3.  Go to Replace Faulted Disk
  4. Click Next
  5. Wait for data collect to complete
  6.  Click Next
  7. Click Next
  8. Failed Disk is indicated here.
  9. Find the Drive in your Array
  10. Lift Handle to Remove

    Note: The blue latch releases the handle. Once released you can pull the drive straight out.
  11. Wait 60 to 90 seconds to allow the array to detect the drive has been removed, then insert the new drive
  12. New Drive is recognized by Service Manager, click Next
  13. Click Next through the next three screens

  14. Click Finish and you’re done

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