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If a HDD is in Status Impending- or Predictive-Failure you have to set these Offline before you swap it. This Manual will show how to do this. You also can set a HDD Offline in a attached Expansion-Enclosure.
There are two different possibilities to set a HDD in Failed- or Offline-Status depending on the Version of the Modular Disk Storage Manager (MDSM) you use.
The MDSM shows the colors Black and White.
MDSM Not Uptodate