HPE Smart Array P431 Controller 698532-B21 (HP Smart Array P431/4GB FBWC 12Gb 2-ports Ext) is a PCIe3 x8, 12Gb/s capable Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) RAID controller that that provides enterprise class-storage performance and data protection for HPE ProLiant Gen8 servers. SA P431 Controller features eight (8) eight external physical links - 8 physical links across 2 x4 external ports - and provides advanced storage functionality such as increased server uptime, online RAID level migration with flash back write cache, global online spare, and pre-failure warning. In addition, it facilitates easy migration and data compatibility among all models of HPE Smart Array controllers. In addition, P431 Controller supports 12Gb/s SAS, 6Gb/s SATA technology to enable Mix-and-match SAS and SATA drives to the same controller, support for RAID 0, 1, 10, 5, 50, 6, 60, 10 ADM (Advanced Data Mirroring), and can be configured to support up to 200 physical drives Up to 64 logical drives.
HPE ProLiant DL360e Gen8, HPE ProLiant DL360p Gen8, HPE ProLiant DL380e Gen8, HPE ProLiant DL380p Gen8, HPE ProLiant DL385p Gen8, HPE ProLiant DL388e Gen8, HPE ProLiant DL560 Gen8, HPE ProLiant DL580 Gen8, HPE ProLiant DL580 Gen9, HPE ProLiant ML350e Gen8, HPE ProLiant ML350p Gen8
Disk Enclosure Supported:
HPE D2600 Disk Enclosure, HPE D2700 Disk Enclosure, HPE D3600 Disk Enclosure, HPE D3700 Disk Enclosure, HPE D6000 Disk Enclosure, HPE MSA 2040 SAN Storage
Operating Systems Supported:
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2, Microsoft Windows Server 2012 / 2012 R2, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 / 6 / 7, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 / 12, VMware ESXi 5.0 / 5.1, VMware vSphere 5.5 / 6.0