13.15 Deleting a Software RAID Device

If you delete a software RAID device, it ends the RAID relationship, and it destroys the NSS file structure on member partitions. All data is lost. Make sure to back up your data or move it to another location before deleting the software RAID device.

  1. In iManager, click Storage > Software RAIDs.

    For instructions, see Section 9.1.3, Accessing Roles and Tasks in iManager.

  2. Select a server in the eDirectory tree where you are logged in.

    For instructions, see Section 9.1.4, Selecting a Server to Manage.

  3. Make sure that there is no I/O for the volumes on the RAID device by deactivating the volume.

    1. Click Volumes.

    2. Select the volumes in the RAID device you want to expand.

    3. Click Deactivate (NetWare) or Dismount (Linux).

  4. Select a device in the Software RAIDs list.

  5. Click Delete.