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document Expanding HW RAID units connected in a SW RAID unit on Open-E system does not work
Symptom: A User has united their hardware RAID units in Open-E SW RAID.  After adding additional disks to both of them and using the PV resize in the console the SW RAID, the unit is still the same size - new space cannot be used. Problem: The SW RAID does not support disk...
Not rated 18 Sep, 2008 Views: 3806
document Email Notification
Symptom: Problem:   I am using a SOFTWARE RAID. Will email notification work if one of the hard disks fails? Solution:  Yes, email notification will work when using SOFTWARE RAID and one of the HDDs fails. Additional information: Open-E...
Not rated 04 Aug, 2008 Views: 2452
document Cannot see all my drives with software RAID
Symptom: I have a 8TB DSS license, with 4 1.5TB Seagate hard Disk, on a Supermicro motherboard Problem: I am using software RAID and I can only see 2 of my disk drives at a time. When I swapp the cables I can see the other 2 disk drives (check the serial serial...
Not rated 23 Feb, 2009 Views: 2954
document Why can't use 2.7TB SW RAID in 4TB module?
Problem: I want to create a RAID 6 using 4 HDD 1.5TB using the S/W RAID feature Open-E offer. But the software says I'm exceeding the limit, as I'm using 4TB license key. I created the S/W RAID using the demo and got array of size (2.7TB) then use the module again, but the message is...
rating 14 Jul, 2009 Views: 2302
document S/W RAID is degraded. How to add a drive that was disconnected from S/W RAID?
 You need to clean this drive and let the S/W RAID rebuild the array again. After you plugged the drive back to your DSS V6, go to DSS V6 webgui -> Setup -> S/W RAID -> MDx and in the "Manager" frame set the following flags to it: F - set faulty R - hot remove  then press...
rating 16 Aug, 2011 Views: 2994
document Adaptec Storage Manager (ASM) Small Update 1200
A Small Update is available to use Adaptec Storage Manager version 7.30.b18837. This update is available for DSS V6 build 5845 and up. Small Update number for V6: 1200   This small update has the following requirements: 1 - Adaptec Storage Manager (7.30.b18837) is required. 2 -...
Not rated 31 Jan, 2013 Views: 4759
document My Unit is marked as SW PART and I can't use it! How can I change this?
I pulled one of the drives during playback ( drive wasn't formated before). Then I pluged in the drive again. Unfortunately the SW marks the drive as bad and does not allow the same drive to be added again (system says that this drive is already  part of SW).   Solution: 1....
rating 26 Mar, 2013 Views: 1162
document Software RAID rebuild, data integrity check and MDADM checkarray functions.
Every 4 weeks the software raid will be checked for its integrity using the mdadm_checkarray function. This is a read only process unless bad data is discovered. If bad data is discovered, the function will try to rewrite the data from other disks in the array. You will recieve an email alert...
Not rated 28 Oct, 2014 Views: 1839
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