create basic volume with DSM5.0 Wizard

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create basic volume with DSM5.0 Wizard

Unread post by Jonathan_HC » Sun Sep 14, 2014 9:10 am

I have a new DS214play and I want to install two 2TB drives as JBOD (one will mostly backup the other). From several forum posts I gather I need to create two 'basic' volumes using the custom menu of 'create a volume' of Storage Manager.

However when I try this the DSM 5.0 'Volume Creation Wizard' that appears does not list a non-RAID option under the 'custom' option. The choice given is either 'Single volume on RAID' or 'Multiple Volume on RAID'. Synology's help on the topic also seems to omit any mention of how to choose a 'basic' or non-RAID option. ... olume.html

What am I missing? How do I create a 'basic' volume using DSM5.0?


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Re: create basic volume with DSM5.0 Wizard

Unread post by HarryPotter » Sun Sep 14, 2014 1:14 pm

Single volume on RAID, then select only 1 disk, then chose "basic". Then repeat this steps for the 2nd disk.
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