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Is it a good practice to test a new drive if it is working?

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  • E-Series Software
  • E-Series SANtricity Management Software

Answer

It is not a good customer practice to replace a working drive in order to check if a newly bought drive is functioning. It can take additional time to reconstruct the data or it may cause issues and data loss.

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