Procedure for expanding the disk enclosure of OceanStor T Series online

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OceanStor T Series storage products support online capacity expansion of disk enclosures. For details, see .

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Method used to expand LUN capacity of OceanStor T Series
You can expand LUN capacity of OceanStor T Series as follows: Go to the Expand dialog box. In the ISM navigation tree, choose All Devices > SN_XX > Storage Resources > Block Storage Pools. (SN_XX indicates the target storage storage.) In the right function pane, select the RAID group you want to expand. Click Expand. The Expand dialog box is displayed. Expand a RAID group. In the Available Disks area, select the idle disks that you want to add to the RAID group. Note: To improve disk utilization, you are advised to select an idle disk of which the capacity is the same as that of a member disk in the RAID group. Click the idle disk and add the disk to the Selected Disks group box. Confirm the RAID group expansion. Click OK. The Warning dialog box is displayed. Read and confirm the information in the dialog box. Then select I have read the warning message carefully. Click OK. The Information dialog box is displayed, indicating that the operation is successful. Click OK to return to the Block Storage Pools page and complete RAID group expansion. Result After the RAID group is expanded, you can perform the following operations to check the total capacity of the RAID group after capacity expansion. On the Block Storage Pools page, select the RAID group after capacity expansion. Click the Details tab to view the total capacity of the RAID group after capacity expansion.

Replaceable components in an OceanStor T Series disk enclosure
Replaceable components in an OceanStor T Series disk enclosure include: 1. Expansion modules 2. Power modules 3. Disk modules 4. Fan modules 5. System enclosures

Whether OceanStor T Series support online capacity expansion of disks
OceanStor T Series support online capacity expansion of disks.

Method used to expand host file system capacity of OceanStor T Series
You can expand host file systems of OceanStor T Series as follows: 1. Expand the capacity by using the volume management software delivered with the host (LVM and dynamic disk). 2. Expand the capacity by using the third-party volume management software (VxVM).

Share of V3 series' disk interface modules
V3 and T series disk enclosures cannot share disk interface modules.

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