Hyper V 2016 Setup

Just installed Hyper V 2016 on a new server. I did Raid 1 for the OS and Raid 10 for Data. When I go into my hyper V manager to change the defaults of the storage for the virtual machine files so I can point them to my Raid 10 data I do no see the option to select the drive. It is only showing my drive C currently. What step am i missing in getting my drive added.

victor ramirezSystem AdministratorAsked:
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
Did you partition and format the RAID 10 volume?  If you're using the free Hyper-V server 2016, you have to do this with DiskPart (or perhaps powershell).  

If you don't know what you're doing with PowerShell and the free Hyper-V Server 2016 you shouldn't be running it unless you're trying to learn it.  Instead, install 2016 Server to the bare metal and then install the Hyper-V role.  This will give you graphical management tools to actually get things done.

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victor ramirezSystem AdministratorAuthor Commented:
Thanks. I was able to figure it out. Used disk part to take care of it.  Now i am able to select it as a target for storage in Hyper V manger.
Philip ElderTechnical Architect - HA/Compute/StorageCommented:
I have two very thorough EE articles on all things Hyper-V:

Some Hyper-V Hardware and Software Best Practices
Practical Hyper-V Performance Expectations
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