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Unable to create storage pool and volume for dell equallogic ps4000

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I have an exsiting Dell Equallogic PS4000 storage with 8 X 500GB sata hard drive.
Recently I purchase 8 X 1TB hard drive and inserted to the remaining slot.

I login to the Equallogic software, and saw all the drive detected but my capacity is still 2.61TB.

I refresh the page but nothing change.

Any Dell Storage expert to help me out?
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by:dlethe
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You have to configure the PS4000 by telling it how you want to use them.  How could it possibly know if you want, for example, a 7TB RAID5, or 2 x 4TB RAID10s?
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According to Dell, it is not an issue. Because Equallogic need time to rebuild the capacity.

There is a status page to see the rebuild status. After the rebuild finnish, I could see the capacity increase.
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Explaination as provided by dell.
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