Change configuration settings for a volume group

You can edit the settings for a volume group, including its name and RAID level.

Before you begin

If you are changing the RAID level to accommodate the performance needs of the applications that are accessing the volume group, be sure to meet the following prerequisites:

Procedure

  1. Select Storage > Pools & Volume Groups.
  2. Select the volume group that you want to edit, and then click View/Edit Settings.
    The Volume Group Settings dialog box appears.
  3. Select the Settings tab, and then edit the volume group settings as appropriate.
  4. Click Save.
    A confirmation dialog box appears if capacity is reduced, volume redundancy is lost, or shelf/drawer loss protection is lost as a result of the RAID level change. Select Yes to continue; otherwise click No.

Result

If you change the RAID level for a volume group, System Manager changes the RAID levels of every volume that comprises the volume group. Performance might be slightly affected during the operation.