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Best SCSI Hard Drive Diagnostic tool for HP Hard Drives?

I was wondering if anybody knows of a good utility that provides proper diagnostics for HP SCSI Hard Drives (from the Proliant Server Series). I have four hard drives that are suspected to be faulty however i need to prove that there is something wrong. The HP Insight Diagnostic does not provide enough information and other information produced by the Array Configuration Utility (ACU) does not indicate there is a problem. Plus the reports produced by the ACU are not so simple to understand because everything is written in Hex.
Can someone recommend a tool (whether it requires to be installed or burned to a CD and boot the server with it) that has the capability to fully test and scan SCSI hard drives on a server?

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Hi there you have the insight diagnostic cd boot the server with it then when you boot be careful not to erase the server there you will find the offline diagnostics tool where you can select the HDD you want to diagnosis if the hdd fails it will alert in red color its that sinmple

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