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Changing the RAID group when adding capacity disks

When you are adding capacity disks (HDDs) to an aggregate, you can change the RAID group to which you want to add these disks. You can change the RAID group by using the Change RAID Configuration dialog box from the Add Capacity dialog box in System Manager.

Steps

  1. Expand either the Cluster or the Nodes hierarchy in the left navigation pane.
  2. In the navigation pane, click Storage > Aggregates .
  3. In the Aggregates window, select the aggregate to which you want to add disks and click Add Capacity.
  4. In the Add Capacity dialog box, perform the following steps:
    1. Click Change.
    2. In the Change RAID Configuration dialog box, specify the RAID group to which you want to add the capacity disks.
      You can change the default value All RAID groups to either Specific RAID group or New RAID group.
    3. Click Save.