Jul 25

This guide teaches you How to create a Volume in the D-Link SAN(DSN-1100 as an example)

Step 1: Access the SAN by typing in the Management Port IP of the SAN into a web browser. Click on the Click Here link to run the xStack Storage now.

Step 2: Log into the SAN.

Step 3: Once you have logged in, click on the Volume Creation Wizard link located in the left window pane.

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Step 4: The create Volume Wizard will pop open. Click on Next.

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Step 5: Create a Name for the volume. You will have the option to configure the volume to your specific needs. In this example we will select “Help me choose the best volume organization”.

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Step 6: Click Next to Walk me through the choices…

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Step 7: If the Data is very Important we will select Very Important.

Step 8: Click Next for Complete Copy.

Step 9: Select No if you want to use the fewest drives possible.

Step 10: Select the desired size of the volume and click Next.

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Step 11: If you have an Initiator currently active you can Specify and select a certain Initiator or Grant access to an Initiator not on the list, or even Grant access to ALL initiators. Click Next.

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Step 12: Click Finish and Close.

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