Step 2: Select a workload for a volume

Select a workload to customize the storage array configuration for a specific application, such as Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Exchange, Video Surveillance applications, or VMware. You can select "Other application" if the application you intend to use on this storage array is not listed.

About this task

This task describes how to create volumes for an existing workload.

Procedure

  1. Do one of the following:
    • Select the Create volumes for an existing workload option to create volumes for an existing workload.
    • Select the Create a new workload option to define a new workload for a supported application or for "Other" applications.
      • From the drop-down list, select the name of the application you want to create the new workload for.

        Select one of the "Other" entries if the application you intend to use on this storage array is not listed.

      • Enter a name for the workload you want to create.
  2. Click Next.
  3. If your workload is associated with a supported application type, enter the information requested; otherwise, go to Step 3: Add or edit volumes.