Sun Cluster 3.0-3.1 With Sun StorEdge A3500FC System Manual for Solaris OS

ProcedureHow to Add a Disk Drive in a Running Cluster

Use this procedure to add a disk drive to a storage array that is in a running cluster.

Caution – Caution –

If the disk drive that you are adding was previously owned by another controller module, reformat the disk drive. Reformat the disk drive to wipe clean the old DacStore information before adding the disk drive to this storage array.

  1. Install the new disk drive to the storage array.

    For the procedure about how to install a disk drive, see the Sun StorEdge D1000 Storage Guide.

  2. Enable the disk drive to spin up approximately 30 seconds.

  3. Run Health Check to ensure that the new disk drive is not defective.

    For instructions about how to run Recovery Guru and Health Check, see the Sun StorEdge RAID Manager User’s Guide.

  4. Fail the new drive, then revive the drive to update DacStore on the drive.

    For procedure about how to fail and revive drives, see the Sun StorEdge RAID Manager User’s Guide.

  5. Repeat Step 1 through Step 4 for each disk drive you are adding.

See Also

To create LUNs for the new drives, see How to Create a LUN for more information.