Verifying that the Storage Node is active

After an expansion operation that adds new Storage Nodes completes, the StorageGRID Webscale system should automatically start using the new Storage Nodes. You must use the StorageGRID Webscale system to verify that the new Storage Node is active.

Steps

  1. Sign in to the Grid Management Interface using a supported browser.
  2. Select Grid.
  3. Select Site > Expansion Storage Node > LDR > Storage.
  4. Select the Overview tab and then the Main tab.
  5. For the Total Data attribute, click the chart icon Chart this attribute over the last day icon.
    The StorageGRID Webscale system displays a graph that shows the total data on the Storage Node for the last day.
  6. Verify that the value of the Total Data attribute is increasing.