Preparing Server 5 For OS

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PREPARING SERVER5 FOR OS
910-11783-00 Rev01 PREPARING SERVER5 FOR OS
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Before You Start ........................................................................................... 3
Preparing your new ioSafe Server5 ....................................................................................................................................... 3
Chapter 2: Download Drivers and Utilities ..................................................................... 4
Areca RAID Card Drivers and Utilities .................................................................................................................................... 4
SuperMicro Drivers and Utilities ........................................................................................................................................... 4
Chapter 3: Create a RAID Volume .................................................................................. 7
Create a RAID Volume ........................................................................................................................................................... 7
Chapter 4: Installing Windows Server 2012 R2 ............................................................. 11
Chapter 5: Product Support ......................................................................................... 20
Data Recovery Procedure .................................................................................................................................................... 20
Contact Us ........................................................................................................................................................................... 20
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Chapter 1: Before You Start
Preparing your new ioSafe Server5
Before you start loading your new ioSafe Server5 with an OS you should have read through the Quick Start guide
(910-11782-00 Quick Start Guide, Server 5). Your iosafe will need to be loaded with new Hard Drives and either
connected to a Monitor and Keyboard or accessible through a remote terminal.
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Chapter 2: Download Drivers and Utilities
You will need to ensure you have the correct drivers for your installation. We recommend using a USB Flash Drive to
transfer the files to your iosafe. To ensure you have the latest driver sets follow the steps below.
Areca RAID Card Drivers and Utilities
1 Go to
http://www.areca.com.tw/support/s_windows/windows.htm
2 Find and download the Areca ARC-1226 Windows 64 bit Storport driver
3 Find and download the ArcHTTP Utility
SuperMicro Drivers and Utilities
1 Go to https://www.supermicro.com/products/motherboard/xeon/d/X10SDV-4C-TLN2F.cfm