By default, the initial configuration should have created hot spares for the storage array. In certain situations where the hot spare is removed or unassigned, you may have to reassign the drive as a hot spare for the storage array.
NetApp E5660 storage array
Dell MD3860 storage array
In SANtricity (or MDSM), do the following:
To confirm that the hot spare is available for all volumes (a global spare, which it should have done by default), do the following: