Is it possible to retrieve the HDSN of hard disks in a RAID array?

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    Is it possible to retrieve the HDSN of hard disks in a RAID array?

    I've the code posted on this thread to retrieve the HDSN for IDE and SCSI drives.

    But I am wondering if it is possible to retrieve the HDSN of hard disks in a RAID array? Has anyone attempted or even better succeeded in this?

    Btw I am using W2K3 and VS 6.0 SP6.

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    However you do it you must interface with the API of the driver for the drive(s). Often that API an only be accessed by a privledged process (the lower-level the information, the more likely it will need admin rights). Needless to say, the API must expose that information for you to retrieve it at all and RAID drivers may not bother since most drives can be hot-swapped now adays.

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