Separate Drive Systems

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ThePostman
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Separate Drive Systems

Post by ThePostman » Thu Sep 05, 2019 6:06 pm

I just bought a TS-873 and installed 7 4tb Ironwolf HD’s running raid5....can I install another drive but keep it as a separate drive for storing security camera video instead of adding it to my raid array ? Thanks !

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Re: Separate Drive Systems

Post by dolbyman » Thu Sep 05, 2019 6:31 pm

you can..but add the disk to the raid instead and store it to the array

single drives are a weak spot

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Re: Separate Drive Systems

Post by MrVideo » Fri Sep 06, 2019 4:46 am

I strongly suggest adding another drive and migrating from RAID5 to RAID6. Seven drives in RAID5 is just asking for disaster.
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