Migrating a volume between pools

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Migrating a volume between pools

craig@zadarastorage.com

This document describes how to migrate a volume between pools using a Zadara Storage VPSA. Customers who want to move a volume to a different type of disk, to a different RAID level or to a pool with a different drive count will use this feature.

This document is a quick, step-by-step guide to getting started with a VPSA. For an in depth review see the VPSA users guide.

Audience

This document is designed for an audience with a basic familiarity shared storage and Zadara VPSAs.

Time

It will take most administrators about 5 minutes to complete the steps.

Prerequisites

  • A VPSA with a volume and at least two storage pools.

The Process

  • Migrate a volume

Migrate your volume -

Select the volume you want to migrate, click the “Data Services” button and select “Migrate”.

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In the Migrate Volume dialog select the destination pool and click “Submit”

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You can monitor the status of the volume migration by clicking on the “Migration Status” tab -

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