Dell today announced hardware product support for Microsoft’s “storage spaces” feature of Windows Server R2. Other hardware vendors besides Dell support storage spaces. In the Format Partition window select Next. The list of partners supporting storage spaces can be found at this page. Likewise, Disk 4, Disk 5, etc.
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Use the steps in this chapter only if you are adding external storage at a later date. Repeat for Content3 and Content4 on drives H and Cell if necessary. The example above is for 10 external disks. Note The windows you see from dwvice point on will vary depending on the capacity of the devices you are actually configuring. Click on Add Storage Path. Other hardware vendors besides Dell support storage spaces.
Two or more logical disks may appear if you have 10 or more physical disks since each group of 5 disks were configured as a single RAID 5 array in step Office Watch Sign up for our newsletter.
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The windows you see from this point on will vary depending on the capacity of the devices you are actually configuring. If you purchased a system with external storage, the storage is configured and shipped with the VOD-W server—no additional configuration is required.
As another example, the following window is shown for ES10 3 TB devices.
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Repeat step 17 for each additional enclosure. If you are connecting a second external DM array, then connect the SCSI cable from the Out port of the first external to the In port of the second external on the right from the back storage array.
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Dell, in announcing support for storage spaces in Windows Server R2, indicated in a released statement that hosters and cloud service providers had been looking for lower cost options than SAN solutions. If you are connecting a third external DM array, then connect the SCSI cable from the Out port of the second external to the In port of the third external on the right from the back storage array.
Ironically, Microsoft had warned back in November that storage spaces had a flaw in working with Windows Server R2. Microsoft product milestones and updates dominated our most popular news articles of the year.
However, that situation only applied to Window Server R2 running in a virtual machine on Windows Azure and has been fixed, according to Microsoft. The window you see will vary depending on the capacity of the devices you are actually configuring.
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At its most basic level, the hardware has to support Windows Server requirements to enable storage spaces. In the Specify Partition Size window select Next. If there is more than one disk enclosure, repeat for drives J through O as necessary. Storage spaces enables the creation of flexible “storage pools,” or virtualized storage areas, from “just a bunch of disks,” such as a combination of hard drives and solid-state drives.
If there is more than one disk enclosure, repeat for drives J through O as many as present. For detailed technical information, LED descriptions, troubleshooting procedures, etc.
Simultaneously hit Ctrl-Alt-De l key to reboot the server.
If second or third enclosure is present, repeat for drives I through O as necessary. However, Dell did not support the first-generation product that had its debut with Windows Server CSI termination is internal; so no terminator is needed.