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Posted on 2016-10-31
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I had a 2TB drive fail and the storage space (thin parity) went offline, I replaced the drive with a 3TB drive added the drive but I can't remove the failed drive and the storage space is still offline

Get VirtualDisk results

FriendlyName ResiliencySettingName OperationalStatus HealthStatus IsManualAttach    Size
------------ --------------------- ----------------- ------------ --------------    ----
Storage      Parity                Detached          Unhealthy    False          14.5 TB

Get-StoragePool

FriendlyName OperationalStatus HealthStatus IsPrimordial IsReadOnly
------------ ----------------- ------------ ------------ ----------
Storage      OK                Healthy      False        False    
Primordial   OK                Healthy      True         False    
PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> Get-VirtualDisk -FriendlyName Storage | fl


ObjectId                          : {1}\\DJOHNSON-W10\root/Microsoft/Windows/Storage/Providers_v2\SPACES_VirtualDisk.ObjectId="{54
                                    bc8026-0fd3-11e6-8d6c-806e6f6e6963}:VD:{025872e1-17e5-4969-abb5-f45ef90779a2}{77e3a1f3-a749-4c
                                    fb-90e1-1b49c7e98e6e}"
PassThroughClass                  : 
PassThroughIds                    : 
PassThroughNamespace              : 
PassThroughServer                 : 
UniqueId                          : F3A1E37749A7FB4C90E11B49C7E98E6E
Access                            : Read/Write
AllocatedSize                     : 14599667580928
AllocationUnitSize                : 268435456
ColumnIsolation                   : PhysicalDisk
DetachedReason                    : Incomplete
FaultDomainAwareness              : PhysicalDisk
FootprintOnPool                   : 21900038242304
FriendlyName                      : Storage
HealthStatus                      : Unhealthy
Interleave                        : 262144
IsDeduplicationEnabled            : False
IsEnclosureAware                  : False
IsManualAttach                    : False
IsSnapshot                        : False
IsTiered                          : False
LogicalSectorSize                 : 4096
MediaType                         : Unspecified
Name                              : 
NameFormat                        : 
NumberOfAvailableCopies           : 
NumberOfColumns                   : 3
NumberOfDataCopies                : 1
NumberOfGroups                    : 1
OperationalStatus                 : Detached
OtherOperationalStatusDescription : 
OtherUsageDescription             : 
ParityLayout                      : Rotated Parity
PhysicalDiskRedundancy            : 1
PhysicalSectorSize                : 4096
ProvisioningType                  : Thin
ReadCacheSize                     : 0
RequestNoSinglePointOfFailure     : False
ResiliencySettingName             : Parity
Size                              : 15942918602752
UniqueIdFormat                    : Vendor Specific
UniqueIdFormatDescription         : 
Usage                             : Other
WriteCacheSize                    : 33554432
PSComputerName                    : 

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by:McKnife
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Hi.

not much useful from me, I am afraid:
did you test this and removal worked the way you try it? If you didn't test it, test it now with a bunch of VHDs.
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by:Philip Elder
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The existing disk needs to be retired. Once retired, the new disk can be brought in to the Pool.

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn782852(v=ws.11).aspx

It's a bit of a process to do it but it works.

We haven't tested the process in 2016 yet (we're deploying our first three 2016 clusters this month with one already started). Hopefully it has improved and the new rebalance feature works for converged setups.
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David Johnson, CD, MVP earned 0 total points
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I couldn't remove/retire the disk. I ended up removing the storage space and restoring from backup
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by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
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Storage spaces couldn't remove the disk from the array
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