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Not seeing additional Storage after expanding MSA1000

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I have an MSA1000 which had 4 300Gb HDs with a total storage capacity of 572 GB plus one hot spear which I use to feed my VMWare ESXi server.  I added 2 more 300GB hard drives but the capacity did not change.   After physically adding the drives I ran an EXPAND command (Expand unit 0 disk 101-disk 103 disk201-disk203) which updated lun 0 with the additional drives.   After it processed I ran an ADD command to add a hot spear (Add spare unit=0 disk104).  The strange thing is that my capacity didnt change and I need to have excess capacity to run the Extend command.  
Here is the current configuration:
Unit 0:
In PDLA mode, Unit 0 is Lun 1; In VSA mode, Unit 0 is Lun 0.
Unit Identifier   :
Device Identifier : 60014380-0008BAA0-6E80B05A-E0CF0003
Preferred Path    : Controller 1 (this controller)
Cache Status      : Enabled
Max Boot Partition: Enabled
Volume Status     : VOLUME OK
Mirror Init Status: Complete
6 Data Disk(s) used by lun 0:
   Disk101: Box 1, Bay 01, (B:T:L 0:00:00)
   Disk102: Box 1, Bay 02, (B:T:L 0:01:00)
   Disk103: Box 1, Bay 03, (B:T:L 0:02:00)
   Disk201: Box 2, Bay 01, (B:T:L 2:00:00)
   Disk202: Box 2, Bay 02, (B:T:L 2:01:00)
   Disk203: Box 2, Bay 03, (B:T:L 2:02:00)
Spare Disk(s) used by lun 0:
   Disk104: Box 1, Bay 04, (B:T:L 0:03:00)
Logical Volume Raid Level: MIRROR FAULT TOLERANCE (RAID 1)
Logical Volume Capacity : 572,197MB
Any suggestions on why Im not seeing the additional storage?
chilemooreVP of Information Technology

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