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03-03-2010, 10:28 AM
Will SuperDuper enable me to successfully clone a RAID 5 Arrary?

I need to create an exact copy of a RAID 5 array before carrying out some essential maintenance which could potentially corrupt the array - hence the backup.

I will be using a USB Dual SATA Dock to bring the old and new drive online on my Apple iMac.

The Original drives are;

Input drives: Samsung F1 Spinpoint drives
Output drives: Seagate Barracuda

Will this hardware configuration work successfully?

Many thanks

03-03-2010, 10:30 AM
Is this a RAID NAS, or a directly attached RAID in HFS+? We can't copy directly to or from a network drive...

03-03-2010, 10:39 AM
Hi Dave,

I will be extracting each drive individually and using a USB "Dual SATA Dock" to bring the old and new drive online on my iMac where they show up as two external disk drives.


03-03-2010, 10:42 AM
Seems unlikely those drives'll be HFS+ format, though, Alan. We only copy HFS+ volumes.