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SCCM OSD target has internal RAID card plus HBA or External RAID for storage, how to target the RAID volumes?

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Hi, I've set up some task sequences which work great, however in our environment we have many servers that are attached to storage with Emulex HBAs, or LSIs.

How do I ensure that I can target the volumes on my internal RAID card so that C is actually on the drive I want, ie volume 0 is volume 0 on my H700 RAID, not a 4TB drive on my Super Micro Array.

Currently I just unplug external connectors so the volumes won't be seen during installation and then just plug them back in which works but isn't very elegant and there are times I would like to re-image a machine remotely using IPMI.  My google searches aren't turning up much other than creating a user driven Task Sequence, but I like to just walk away after it kicks off.  Is there a way to force WinPE to organize my volumes the way I want so that the first volume on my RAID card is drive 0?

Also this is potentially catastrophic as I sometimes re-image production nodes in an existing cluster and this would result in the loss of important data.  Interesting that I have to install the drivers for the emulex HBA before windows can see the volumes after server 2016 is installed, but apparently the WinPE image supplies the drivers which I never added to the MDT Boot image which surprised me.  


Thanks in advance for any help!

Edited by trevmac77

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