The LaCie 8big Rack Thunderbolt 2 is shipped with the following installation components:
An additional plastic bag with screws has been provided to fasten hard drives to the hard drive drawers. If you must secure hard drives to the hard drive trays, make certain to use the included screws.
The instructions below are also available on the Quick Start Guide included with the LaCie 8big.
If your LaCie 8big shipped with eight hard drives, you can skip this section and move to Step 1. If your LaCie 8big shipped with empty hard drive slots, consider the following:
The software utility LaCie RAID Manager gives you:
The LaCie 8big hard drives are preconfigured as RAID 5 and formatted for Mac (HFS+). Use LaCie RAID Manager to confirm the health of the hard drives or to change the RAID configuration:
Attach the cable management arm to the back of the rack rails.