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I don't want to have to manually move everything to F: as it's a lot of data and many software settings to have to change. ' Is there an easy way We use a different term, for a number of reasons. That includes Linux, BSD, UNIX, etc. Dedicated Emby Server (Windows 10 Pro): Random 1U case, SuperMicro X8DTi motherboard, Dual Intel Xeon X5660, 20GB (ECC-Registered), 64GB ADATA SSD OS Disk, 120GB ADATA SSD for data storage Sophos Check This Out

Thinking about purchasing it. That means that any disk added to a storage spaces "pool" will be wiped of any data on it. Not quite the same as mirroring in RAID but achieves a similar outcome. This assumes you have enough space and enough drives. https://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/11382.storage-spaces-frequently-asked-questions-faq.aspx

Christopher Courtney Microsoft MVP for Windows Home Server 2009-2012 Lead Moderator for We Got ServedDirector of Customer Relations for CoveCube (StableBit)Windows Server 2012R2 Essentials: Supermicro SC847E26-R1K28LP, SuperMicro X10SAT, Intel E3 1245v3 The "Pool File Duplication" option enables it on the root of the drive, so the entire pool is duplicated, unless you explicitly disable it for folders. I had an idea that it would work like that. It won't change any of the data and if you don't want it you can just remove it.

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That includes Linux, BSD, UNIX, etc. How stable is this application? What hardware to run it on? Christopher Courtney Microsoft MVP for Windows Home Server 2009-2012 Lead Moderator for We Got ServedDirector of Customer Relations for CoveCube (StableBit)Windows Server 2012R2 Essentials: Supermicro SC847E26-R1K28LP, SuperMicro X10SAT, Intel E3 1245v3

solved wd my passport ultra storage spaces error failed remove drive solved internal storage running out but i have plenty spaces solved Can Storage Spaces SATA drives be converted to NAS You can copy it in "normally", or you can use the "cheating" method and "seed" the pool (move the files into the Pool's folder structure): http://wiki.covecube...vePool_Q4142489 If you feel that Dedicated Emby Server (Windows 10 Pro): Random 1U case, SuperMicro X8DTi motherboard, Dual Intel Xeon X5660, 20GB (ECC-Registered), 64GB ADATA SSD OS Disk, 120GB ADATA SSD for data storage Sophos https://arstechnica.com/civis/viewtopic.php?t=1240591 That includes Linux, BSD, UNIX, etc.

Can you then set immediate balancing in the settings so that it will auto copy the data from the drive that has data to the blank one? The "Pool File Duplication" option enables it on the root of the drive, so the entire pool is duplicated, unless you explicitly disable it for folders. All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Back to top #18 Drashna Jaelre Drashna Jaelre HSS Legend Moderators 3,114 posts LocationSan Diego Posted 27 June 2015 - 12:39 PM I'm trying DrivePool right now and I've enabled folder

solved Storage Spaces in windows 8 (creating a new pool) but.. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2771753/windows-storage-spaces-questions.html But moving the files into the pool is relatively easy. See above. There is an optional "Disk Space Equalizer" balancer that does enforce equal distribution of files between each disk though.

Christopher Courtney Microsoft MVP for Windows Home Server 2009-2012 Lead Moderator for We Got ServedDirector of Customer Relations for CoveCube (StableBit)Windows Server 2012R2 Essentials: Supermicro SC847E26-R1K28LP, SuperMicro X10SAT, Intel E3 1245v3 his comment is here As Poppapete has said, the duplication is per folder, and is inherited. If not, then that's the problem. I've read that the drive joining the pool will loose it's data.

solved Storage spaces question solved RAID or Windows Storage spaces solved Storage Spaces on Windows 8.1 Multi-Drive Enclosure (JBOD) Windows Storage Spaces Windows 10 Storage Spaces - Error Inaccessible; Reconnect drives Not sure if it's duplicating. Am I missings something? this contact form I noticed that when I add data to F: it gets duplicated on D: and E:, fine.

Question about HDDs/Also a question about Windows 7 and storage space solved DATA BACKUP - Storage Spaces vs. Is mirroring and duplicating different when using drivepool? Back to top #6 Drashna Jaelre Drashna Jaelre HSS Legend Moderators 3,114 posts LocationSan Diego Posted 23 June 2015 - 10:48 AM Does StableBit's drive pool have a way around this

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just remeasured it. Yup, definitely. Thinking about purchasing it. Mirror == duplication.

Now if you were running databases and things that have constant changes then this setup is not for that (in reality then you need a full hardware raid setup anyways). If using a imaging/recovery software like macrium then you could even boot into recovery and restore a backup without needing a working windows install3) Not experienced with ReFS so I will Server: OS-Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials with update/ CPU: E3-1230 V3 3.3 GHz/ Chassis: 732D4-500B (SuperMicro)/ Motherboard: X10SLH-F (MicroServer) / RAM: 1600MHz ECC 4 X 8GB UDIMM/ HDD: Samsung 256GB 840BW http://megathud.com/storage-spaces/storage-spaces-recovery.html I'm trying DrivePool right now and I've enabled folder and file duplication in the drive pool.

That includes Linux, BSD, UNIX, etc. Also, as for balancing/file placement... If I setup "parity" on the 4 data drives, and my system (C: 500GB) drive fails, can I move the 4 data drives to a different computer and access the "parity" When I say "linux", I'm being lazy and I do mean "*NIX/UNIX based operating systems".

Even if you're attempting to mirror it (IIRC) Joe_Miner likes this Christopher Courtney Microsoft MVP for Windows Home Server 2009-2012 Lead Moderator for We Got ServedDirector of Customer Relations for CoveCube Back to top #19 Shirodx Shirodx HSS Member Members 13 posts Posted 27 June 2015 - 12:52 PM in the UI, at the bottom, does it show that it's duplicating? Can anyone confirm this? Christopher Courtney Microsoft MVP for Windows Home Server 2009-2012 Lead Moderator for We Got ServedDirector of Customer Relations for CoveCube (StableBit)Windows Server 2012R2 Essentials: Supermicro SC847E26-R1K28LP, SuperMicro X10SAT, Intel E3 1245v3

Software RAID vs. Instead I have it do it once a week overnight. Back to top #3 Steve Pitts Steve Pitts HSS Star Members 55 posts LocationKings Langley, England Posted 20 June 2015 - 03:45 PM Has anyone tried creating a storage spaces pool Has anyone tried creating a storage spaces pool (Mirrored) with a drive that already had data on it?

Back to top #2 Drashna Jaelre Drashna Jaelre HSS Legend Moderators 3,114 posts LocationSan Diego Posted 20 June 2015 - 12:01 AM Storage Spaces is a block level storage solution. Once the data is in the pool, you can enable the folder duplication (or pool file duplication, to duplicate everything in the pool).