Jump to content
Covecube Inc.
  • 0

Temporarily Removing Drives From Pool & Adding Back Later?


I had to stop using an external enclosure containing 5 drives and now the pool is read-only with those 5 drives listed as missing. Have a few questions about how to proceed from here:

1. Can I remove the missing drives for now and keep using the smaller pool temporarily, then add the drives back later?

2. When I do add back the drives later, will there be any issues with folder directories? Or will everything be able to merge?

Thanks in advance.

Link to post
Share on other sites

3 answers to this question

Recommended Posts

  • 0

Yes, you can.  However, if you just remove the missing disks... the next time you reconnect the external drives, they will automatically be re-added to the pool. 

And this may cause issues, as the data may be out of sync, and will prompt you to resolve conflicts. 

The best option is to reconnect them and then remove them.  

Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Answer this question...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Create New...