Transferring to a new RAID 5 Array

As discussed before, I have a HP Microserver.  Currently it was running my data volume group (vgdata) on a single disk.  Anyway, I finally bit the bullet and bought four 3Tb Western Digital Red drives for it.  Now, I want to re-lay out the four drive slots in my Microserver to be a single RAID-5 array, but I don’t want to have to backup/restore the existing VG anywhere.  So here’s what I did.

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Offsite Backups with Amazon S3

Recently, I’ve been worrying about how I have a lot of documentation in my home, and some pieces of it (receipts and other such proof of purchase) would be vital in the event of a disaster such as a house fire, God forbid.  I have a microserver backing up all my electronic documentation, but there’s nothing that’s offsite in case of such a thing.

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