Preparing to manually assign drive ownership for a hot-add

If you are manually assigning drive ownership for the NS224 drive shelf you are hot-adding, then you need to disable automatic drive assignment if it is enabled.

Before you begin

You must have met the system requirements.

Requirements for a hot-add

About this task

You need to manually assign drive ownership if drives in the shelf will be owned by both controller modules in the HA pair.

Steps

  1. Verify whether automatic drive assignment is enabled: storage disk option show
    You can enter the command on either controller module.
    If automatic drive assignment is enabled, the output shows on in the "Auto Assign" column (for each controller module).
  2. If automatic drive assignment is enabled, disable it: storage disk option modify -node node_name -autoassign off
    You must disable automatic drive assignment on both controller modules.