Optional: Changing the RAID mode (SG5760 only)

If you have an SG5760 with 60 drives, you can change to a different RAID mode to accommodate your storage and recovery requirements. You can only change the mode before deploying the StorageGRID appliance Storage Node.

Before you begin

About this task

Before deploying the SG5760 appliance as a Storage Node, you can choose one of the following volume configuration options:
Attention: If any volumes have already been configured or if StorageGRID was previously installed, changing the RAID mode causes the volumes to be removed and replaced. Any data on those volumes will be lost.

Procedure

  1. Using the service laptop, open a web browser and access the StorageGRID Appliance Installer: https://E5700SG_Controller_IP:8443

    E5700SG_Controller_IP is any of the IP addresses for the E5700SG controller.

  2. From the menu bar, select Advanced > RAID Mode.
  3. On the Configure RAID Mode page, select the desired RAID mode from the Mode drop-down list.
  4. Click Save.