View, Create, Delete virtual RAID volumes with RACADM on an FC630 server (Dell 13G)

SSH to the iDRAC of the machine:


Check for existing RAID volumes:

Check ID:s of the physical disks and the controller:

Create the RAID volume:
In this case RAID6 with read-ahead and write-back switched on

Schedule the job (Note: Also see altenative method below):

Execute the job by powercycling the server:

ALTERNATIVE: Schedule the job without reboot:

If the RAID controller supports realtime execution, the virtual disk can be created without the need to reboot. To do this, add “–realtime” after the job creation command as follows:

Verify RAID volume creation after job has completed: