The information below identifies and explains the functions on the Storage page. For directions on how to configure RAID for your LaCie NAS, select product below:
Your LaCie NAS can have up to five volumes, each with its own level of RAID.
No matter the capacity of your disks, LaCie SimplyRAID will prepare the storage for immediate use as well as future expansion. LaCie SimplyRAID allows you to:
When using disks of varying capacities, LaCie SimplyRAID will attempt to optimize available storage for your data.
While the benefits of LaCie SimplyRAID are highly recommended, the Storage page also gives you the option to manually configure your hard disks as:
The initial view for the Storage page displays the volume(s) and current RAID scheme(s) for your LaCie NAS. Use this page to add, manage, and configure the NAS storage.
Choose a volume within the left-hand column. The selected volume will appear in white while the other volumes are grey.
Tools to manage the selected volume are available in the center of the Storage page.
The dynamic photo of the LaCie NAS backplate highlights:
Factors that determine the storage capacities for data, protection, and expansion: