Changing the RAID volume configuration settings

If you have an SG5660 with 60 drives, you can select the RAID volume configuration that is appropriate for your deployment environment. You can only change the RAID volume configuration before you start the installation of the StorageGRID Webscale appliance Storage Node.

Before you begin

About this task

Before starting the installation of the StorageGRID Webscale appliance Storage Node, you can choose from two volume configuration options:

Steps

  1. Using the service laptop, open a web browser and access the RAID6 Option web page on the StorageGRID Webscale appliance: http://Management_Port_IP:8080/advanced

    Management_Port_IP is the IP address of management port 1 on the E5600SG controller controller (provisioned during the physical installation).

  2. If you want to change from the default DDP value to RAID6:
    1. Click Change volume configuration to RAID6.
    2. Click OK in the confirmation dialog box.
  3. If you have selected RAID6 and want to restore DDP:
    1. Click Change volume configuration to DDP.
    2. Click OK in the confirmation dialog box.