Add New Disks To A Volume On A HP P2000 SAN
You have some new disks in your HP2000 SAN and you would like add them to a new volume to store data on.
This is a simple proces. follow the step by step guide below.
First login to the management web page. that is https://youripaddress
You then need to right click vdisks then Provisioning then Create Vdisk
You will then see a list of all the drives that are available to use, select them and click Create Vdisk.
( Click to Enlarge)
You will then see that you have a new Vdisk under the Vdisk section. We now need to create a new volume on the vdisk. Right Click your new vdisk, then select Provisioning and then Create Volume.
You will now see a screen where you can name the volume ( mine is Datastore 3 ).
Select the size of the volume ( I am using all capacity ).
Select the Lun ( mine is 3 )
Select what access to the volume ( I need full read and write ).
You can then select what controller can see the disks, ive gave all sas connection access to the disk for full fault tolerance. You can see this by the ticks on the controllers below.
Once you have chosen your options click Apply.
Your Vdisk and Volume are now created and you can present them to your servers, the volume will take some time to initialize based on the ammount of disks and size..