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Creating a Storage Pool on a Drive Adapter

  1. Set the drive adapter to the RAID mode that you want using the device's hardware Mode switch.
  2. Install the drive adapter in the NAS.

    For details, see the drive adapter's hardware user guide.

  3. Go to Storage & Snapshots > Storage > Storage/Snapshots.
  4. Perform one of the following actions.
    • Click New Storage Pool.

    • Click Create, and then select New Storage Pool.

    The Create Storage Pool Wizard window opens.

  5. Click Next.
  6. Under Enclosure Unit, select NAS Host.
  7. In the list of disks, select the drive adapter.
  8. Under RAID Type, select Single.
  9. Click Next.
  10. Optional: Configure storage pool over-provisioning.

    Over-provisioning reserves a specified percentage of space in a storage pool in order to maintain consistent pool access performance. You can decrease the amount of space reserved for over-provisioning after QuTS hero has created the storage pool.


    To determine the optimal amount of over-provisioning for your storage pool, download and run ZFS Pool Profiling Tool from App Center.

  11. Optional: Configure the alert threshold.

    QuTS hero issues a warning notification when the percentage of used pool space is equal to or above the specified threshold.

  12. Click Next.
  13. Review the summary information.
  14. Click Create.

    A confirmation message appears.

  15. Click OK.

QuTS hero creates the storage pool and then displays the information on the Storage/Snapshots screen.