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Adding disks to a storage pool

You can add SSDs to an existing storage pool and increase its cache size by using System Manager.

Before you begin

Both nodes of the HA pair must be up and running in order to allocate SSDs and SSD spares through a storage pool.

About this task


  1. Expand the Cluster hierarchy in the left navigation pane.
  2. In the navigation pane, click Storage > Storage Pools.
  3. In the Storage Pool window, select the storage pool, and click Add Disks.
  4. In the Add Disks dialog box, specify the number of disks that you want to add.
  5. Click Next.
  6. In the Summary dialog box, review how the cache is distributed among various aggregates and the free space of the storage pool.
  7. Click Add.