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Hey Guys,

 

 42.8TB Pool

 

 Unduplicated: 1.13TB

 Duplicated: 38.1TB

 Other: 14.5GB

 Unusable for Duplication: 4.18TB

 

 Until this point I thought I understood the unusable space, I added a 5TB drive on Saturday, told it to recalc, and rebalance- and afterwards, unusable ballooned.

 

 Now this morning, it is telling me that file placement is not optimal, so I have it balancing again now, but that will take some time (I increased priority) but will still take a couple hours minimum. I have no idea if this will help whatsoever.

 

 Any thoughts on what the issue could be?

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No problem, it was a long weekend afterall :)

 

I can't grab the service logs until morning.

 

I have noticed as well, that no matter what, the balancing never finishes. It will stop, but always says File Distribution is not optimal.

 

Attached is the screen shot.

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What is the status of this issue?

 

See this too here on Windows Server R2 Essentials (just moving over from WHS201).

 

Thanks and have a nice day!

 

 

You've said that you've just moved over, from WHS2011.

Depending on exactly how, this may affect the balancing. 

 

Could you post more details about your config (or images)?

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