Dell EMC Boot Optimized Server Storage-S1 User's Guide

Foreign import

A virtual disk is considered foreign if it is not native to the adapter.
  • A virtual disk is considered native to the adapter if:
    • the virtual disk was created or imported on the adapter.
  • A physical disk is considered native to the adapter if:
    • There is no previous virtual disk metadata on the adapter and the physical disk are unconfigured.
    • When the virtual disk corresponding to the physical disks is deleted

The system must be rebooted after performing foreign import.

To check for previous virtual disk metadata, see Controller Information. Only a virtual disk or physical disk native to the adapter will be presented to the operating system.
Upon migrating two foreign drives to a controller, you must do either of the following:

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