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First, let me just admit that I know very little about configuring DrivePool. I have not read about it. Heck, I don't even know where to find the documentation.
That said, I have a WHS2011 with DrivePool issues. The server has 4x2TB WD RE4 HDDs on a 3ware RAID card, and 2 drives in a USB3 external enclosure.
It's the drives in the USB3 enclosure that I want to add to DrivePool. However, in DashBoard there is no DrivePool showing. So, OK, I figured the DrivePool isn't showing cause there's no drives in it yet. So I added the 2 drives in the USB3 enclosure. Still no DrivePool showing, and, the 2 drives I added are still listed as available to add to the pool.
I rebooted the server, just in case. No difference. So I tried adding one of the drives to the pool again. LOL. Of course, I got an error that a drive can't be added to the pool twice.
One other thing I noted: in Disk Manager I suddenly found 2 new 2TB drives. When I got the Properties on one of them, it said DrivePool Virtual Disk. They were both unpartitioned. I partitioned them and tried to format. I got an error that the format failed.
That's where I stand. Can anyone help. I'm using the Trial version, and it only has 6 days left