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About this Online Help

3ware® Disk Manager (3DM® 2)

Browser Requirements for 3DM

Starting 3DM and Logging In

Starting 3DM under Linux

Starting 3DM under Microsoft Windows

Viewing 3DM Remotely via a Standard Web Browser

Logging In

Working with the 3DM Screens

3DM Menus

Viewing Information About Different Controllers in 3DM

Refreshing the Screen

3DM Screens and What They're Used For

Setting Up 3DM Preferences

Setting and Changing 3DM Passwords

Managing E-mail Event Notification

Enabling and Disabling Remote Access

Setting the Incoming Port #

Setting the Frequency of Page Refreshes

3DM 2 Reference

Controller Summary Page

Controller Details Page

Unit Information Page

Unit Details Page

Drive Information Page

Drive Details Window

Controller Settings Page

Scheduling Page

Maintenance Page

Alarms Page

Battery Backup Page

3DM 2 Settings Page

System Requirements and RAID Concepts

3ware 9000 Series Serial ATA Controller Models

System Requirements

Understanding RAID Concepts and Levels

Available RAID Configurations

Determining What RAID Level to Use

3ware Tools for Configuration and Management

3BM (3ware BIOS Manager)

3DM 2 (3ware Disk Manager)

3ware CLI (Command Line Interface)

Monitoring, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting Features

Configuring Your Controller

Viewing Information About Individual Controllers

Viewing and Seting Controller Policies

Viewing Controller Policies

Setting the Auto-Rebuild Policy

Using Auto-Carving for Multi LUN Support

Setting the Size of Volumes Created with Auto-Carving

Configuring Units

Configuring a New Unit

Configuration Options When Creating a Unit

Creating a Unit

Partitioning and Formatting Units

Creating a Hot Spare

Naming a Unit

Setting Unit Policies

Enabling and Disabling the Unit Write Cache

Setting Auto-Verify for a Unit

Setting Continue on Source Error During Rebuild

Enabling and Disabling Queuing for a Unit

Setting the StorSave Profile for a Unit

Changing An Existing Configuration

RAID Level Migration (RLM) Overview

Changing RAID Level

Expanding Unit Capacity

Informing the Operating System of Changed Configuration

Deleting a Unit

Removing a Unit

Adding a Drive

Removing a Drive

Rescanning the Controller

Maintaining Units

Checking Unit and Drive Status

Reviewing Alarms and Errors

Viewing Alarms

Downloading an Error Log

Viewing SMART Data About a Drive

About Background Tasks

About Initialization

Initialization of Different RAID Types

Auto Initialization After Power Failure

About Rebuilds

About Verification

About Migration

About Self-tests

Setting Background Task Rate

Scheduling Background Tasks

Viewing Current Task Schedules

Turning On or Off Use of a Task Schedule

Removing a Task Schedule

Adding a New Task Schedule Slot

Selecting Self-tests to be Performed

Rebuilding Units

Verifying Units

Locating a Drive by Blinking Its LED

Maintaining Your Controller

Determining the Current Version of Your 3ware Driver

Updating the Driver and Firmware

Viewing Battery Information

Testing Battery Capacity


Before Contacting Customer Support

Problems in 3DM

AEN Messages

AEN Error Message Summary

AEN Error Message Details

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