2011-05-01 01:55 PM
How about you add a little more information... None of us has a crystal ball.
The first idea that comes to mind is that the system really does just have one spare disk ... or at least of the type that the system wants to use.
2011-05-01 04:44 PM
Well, I'm no huge fan of using filerview. I have no idea what you bought or if all of the disks are assigned or not.
What the filer is telling you is what the filer knows. Whatever else you know you still haven't stated.
You have currently one spare disk on that controller. "Maxed-out" doesn't seem to be the correct term... apparently "used-up"...
2011-05-01 05:13 PM
looks like I am looking at the disks from one controller or management. When I go to the other controller I can create a new aggregate. But I dont understand why I cannot manage everything from one controller
2011-05-01 05:24 PM
hehe... well, because you can't. The disks are assigned to a controller and disk operations are done by that controller until a failover operation occurs.
It would seem you need to crack open some documentation or take a class or two
2011-05-01 09:26 PM
Training is always good...and another thought with more posts we are seeing... I am not sure where the team who sold the product is and why they are not involved in helping setup for a first time user. I love it when my customers read and find new things on their own, but if it takes one of our SEs 10 minutes to teach or do what might take the customer a day, we should have 10 minutes built into the sale to save everyone the time.. With a few hours of simulator training most have good day-to-day knowledge and know what to look for in the manuals. Plus having a system setup to best practices day one saves having to redo it later... just my rant