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How do I take a failing or bad hard disk offline ?


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ProxySG Software - SGOS


In most cases, a failing or bad hard disk should not cause any service disruption to the ProxySG or CacheFlow appliance. It is possible to take a hard disk offline as a precautionary measure.

Do not replace the hard disk without removing its power source unless your ProxySG supports hot-swapping of hard disks. For ProxySG models that support hot-swapping of hard disks, refer to
Cacheflow 5000 and 500 both support hot-swapping of hard disks.


Use the "disk offline" command.

SG200#disk ?
 offline                      Take a disk offline