Clear storage array configuration

Use the Clear Configuration operation when you want to delete all the pools, volume groups, volumes, host definitions, and host assignments from the storage array.

Before you begin

About this task

There are two Clear Storage Array Configuration options:

  Volume Storage Array
Deletes pools and volume groups X X
Deletes volumes X X
Deletes hosts and host clusters X X
Deletes host assignments X X
Deletes storage array name   X
Resets storage array cache settings to default   X
Attention: Risk of data loss – This operation deletes all data from your storage array. (It does not do a secure erase.) You cannot cancel this operation after it starts. Perform this operation only when instructed to do so by technical support.

Procedure

  1. Select Settings > System.
  2. Select Clear Storage Array Configuration.
  3. In the drop-down list, select either Volume or Storage Array.
  4. (Optional) If you want to save the configuration (not the data), use the links in the dialog box.
  5. Confirm that you want to perform the operation.

Result