Article Number: 000178269
This article explains how to create a Virtual Disk using the System Settings menu with a PERC 10 and PERC 11 on a Dell PowerEdge server. Alternatively, the Virtual Disk can also be created from the integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC) web interface.
Enter the System Setup by pressing F2 during system start.
Click on Device Settings.
Figure 1: System Setup Main Menu
Click on the desired RAID controller device.
Click on Main Menu.
Figure 3: Dashboard View Menu
Click on Configuration Management.
Figure 4: Configuration Utility Main Menu
Click on Create Virtual Disk
Figure 5: Configuration Management Menu
The following list of options are now displayed to define the Virtual Disk parameters:
Click on Select Physical Disks.
Figure 6: Create Virtual Disk Menu
Choose the desired drives and click on Apply Changes.
Figure 7: Drive Selection
When the action was performed successfully, click on OK.
Figure 8: Success Confirmation
Name the new Virtual Disk and choose the desired settings.
Click on Create Virtual Disk.
Figure 9: Create Virtual Disk
Check Confirm and click on Yes.
Figure 10: Confirm Virtual Disk Creation
The Virtual Disk is created successfully. Click on Ok.
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