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How to change synology RAID settings

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Have a synology DS212 Hybrid RAID (SHR) (With data protection of 1 disk fault-tolerance) I don’t need raid? (want full disk space) How can I change the raid settings (I don’t need any information on the drive)
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Check if you can set up the disks as JBOD.
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by:Abraham Deutsch
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I forgot to point out that all options to change are grayed out except remove see attached warning) which I am not sure if its safe
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You said you didn't care about the data. So just remove and then check if you can set it up as JBOD. As far as I know the NAS stores it's settings in ROM, and also when you add new modules it stores them there, and not on the HD's. Even if ot does store them there, it shouldn't be any problem to get the modules again via the Synology Web config page.
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Thank you for your help
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