Confirming your system configuration
Use the configuration summary to review all the changes that the ServeRAID Manager
will apply to your configuration:
After you apply the configuration, the logical drives
will display as physical drives under your operating system.
Before you can use these drives to store data, you must partition
and format the drives using the disk management tools provided
with your operating system.
Each operating system provides its own disk management tools. For example,
under Microsoft Windows, use the Computer Management tool to partition and format drives;
then, assign each logical drive to a drive letter. For more information, see your
operating system administrator's guide.
Review the information that is displayed in the "Configuration summary"
window. To change your Express configuration, click ;
to change your Custom configuration, click Back.
notes and attentions regarding the configuration
appear in the event viewer.
- Click Apply; then, click Yes when asked if you want to apply
the new configuration. The configuration is saved in the ServeRAID controller
and in the physical drives.
Note: The ServeRAID Manager
will initialize the logical drives automatically. The initialization
method depends on the RAID level and controller type.
- After you configure your controller, you can change certain controller settings
to fine-tune your configuration for optimal performance.
Custom configuration, you can fine tune your configuration using the Advanced
settings in the Configuration wizard.