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Disk Actions



Disk Info

Displays disk details, including the disk manufacturer, model, serial number, disk capacity, bus type, firmware version, ATA version, and ATA standard.

Disk Health

Displays disk S.M.A.R.T. information.

For details, see Disk Health Information.

Scan for Bad Blocks

Scan the disk for bad blocks.


Run this scan if the disk's status changes to Warning or Error. If QuTS hero does not detect any bad blocks, the status changes back to Ready.

To view the number of bad blocks, see Disk Health > Summary.


Prompt the drive LEDs to blink so that you can locate the drive in a NAS or expansion unit.


Remove the disk from its RAID group. The group must be of type: RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10.

Replace & Detach

Replace the disk with a spare disk. After all data on the selected disk is copied to the spare disk, the selected disk is safely detached from the RAID group and the system.

Set as Enclosure Spare

Assign the disk as a global hot spare for all RAID groups within the same enclosure (NAS or expansion unit).

For details, see Configuring an Enclosure Spare Disk.

Disable Spare

Unassign the disk as a global hot spare.

Secure Erase

Permanently erase all data on a disk.

For details, see Securely Erasing a Disk.

RAID Group

Select a RAID group to view its RAID type, capacity, and member disks.