Creating a Disk Array (ServeRAID)

Creating a Disk Array

To create a disk array using the ServeRAID configuration program:
  1.  Start the server using the ServeRAID configuration program. See 'Starting the ServeRAID Configuration Program', or

    Note:   To create an array using hard disks in an existing array,  refer to 'Redefining Space in an Array'.

  2.  Select Create/Delete Array/Log Drive from the Main Menu.
  3.  Select Create Disk Array from  the Create/Delete Array menu.

     The cursor will be active in the Bay/Array selection list.


      Carefully determine which drives to include in the array before beginning the selection process. If  you change your mind after selecting the drives for an array, you can delete the array (by selecting Delete Disk Array from the Create/Delete Array menu)  and then begin again.

  4.  Select each drive you want in the array by  using the Up Arrow (  ) key or the Down Arrow  (  ) key to highlight the drive and then pressing Enter. As you select each drive, the  status will  change from RDY (Ready) to ONL (Online).
  5.  When you have selected all the drives you  want to include in the array, press Esc. The cursor will become active in the menu.


  6.  If you have drives you did not use in this array and  you want to create  another array, you can do one of the following:

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