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Learn about HP Smart Array Controller Array Configuration Utility (ACU) for ProLiant Gen8

HP ProLiant servers with embedded and optional Smart Array Controller offerings have a unique application – the Array Configuration Utility (ACU) – that takes the guesswork out of viewing your current storage hardware setup and offers the ultimate in ease-of-use when creating and maintaining your HP storage.


Setup Dynamic Smart Array controllers for Windows by Matt Perricone



Build a RAID set using ACU by Steven Davis



Use SSD Wear Gauge by Steven Cheng



Move individual Logic Drives using ACU by Javier Takimoto



Expand Smart Array Disk Capacity using ACU by Jeffery Yeh



Split a Mirrored Disk set using ACU by Javier



And Use Split Mirror Rollback in ACU by Javier.



The Array Configuration Utility (ACU) was developed in 1997 to simplify setup and configuration of HP's Smart Array controllers. The ACU family provides tools in three interface formats:


  • HP Array Configuration Utility - a graphically rich, web-based application
  • HP Array Configuration Utility (CLI) - a command-line application
  • HP Array Configuration Utility (Scripting) - a capture/deploy scripting application is delivered with the HP Array Configuration Utility (CLI) packages


A series of videos are now available to provide you with more details on a variety of features available in ACU and short tutorials.  These videos are brought to you from many of the engineering staff in ISS Smart Storage team and HP Microsoft Coffee Coaching program.




Please see the following for more information about HP ProLiant and HP Smart Array RAID controllers:



ACU Documentation


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