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Changing the RAID volume configuration settings

Before you start the installation of the StorageGRID Webscale appliance Storage Node, you can select the RAID volume configuration that is appropriate for your deployment environment.

Before you begin

About this task

Note: This setting can only be modified before you start the software installation on the StorageGRID Webscale appliance.

You can choose from two volume configuration options on the StorageGRID Webscale appliance:

Steps

  1. Using the service laptop, open a web browser and access the RAID6 Option web page on the StorageGRID Webscale appliance: http://Management_Port_IP:8080/advanced

    Management_Port_IP is the Management Port 1 IP address of the E5600SG controller that was provisioned during the physical installation.

  2. If you want to change from the default DDP value to RAID6:
    1. Click Change volume configuration to RAID6.
    2. Click OK in the confirmation dialog box.
  3. If you have selected RAID6 and want to restore DDP:
    1. Click Change volume configuration to DDP.
    2. Click OK in the confirmation dialog box.