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Why is there no available disks to add to the storage pool?

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I am attempting to setup the storage pool and and there are no disks for me to select.  The server is setup with one RAID 5 array containing a C Partition for the OS and the rest available for DPM.  I tried converting the Disk to Dynamic.  Do I need a separate array for DPM or is there a way to make this work?
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and you have made it active with partition?
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Hello,

I have the same issue.
The disk is dynamic.
What do you mean by making disk active ???

Also, I checked the technet article, however in 'ADD DISK TO STORAGE POOL' box in the left col. there is no disk to select.

Please advice.

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You cannot use a partition that is located on the same array as your system OS.  DPM will only allow you to add an entire array to a storage pool

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