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Managing storages added to inSync

Overview

This topic explains how to view, modify, and delete storages in inSync.

Viewing all storages

To view the list of storages

  • On the menu bar, click Manage > Storages.

The Manage Storages page is displayed. It contains the list of all storages created for inSync.

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Viewing details of a storage

To view the details of a storage

  1. On the menu bar, click Manage > Storages.
  2. Click the storage for which you want to view details.

The storage details for that storage is displayed. For information on the fields displayed on the page, see Storage Details Page.

Modifying a storage

Changing the name of a storage

To change the name of a storage

  1. On the menu bar, click Manage > Storages.
  2. Click the storage whose name you want to change.
  3. Click the Storage Information tab.
  4. Under General Storage Information, click Edit. The Edit Storage window appears.

     storage name

  5. In the Storage name box, enter a new name for the storage.
  6. Click Save.

Changing the amount of data the storage can contain

To change the storage size

  1. On the menu bar, click Manage > Storages.
  2. Click the storage for which you want to changesize.
  3. Click the Storage Information tab.
  4. Under General Storage Information, click Edit. The Edit Storage window appears.

     Max disk space

  5. In the Max. disk space box, enter the new size.
  6. Click Save.

Changing the low disk space availability alert threshold

To change the threshold for low disk space availability alert

  1. On the menu bar, click Manage > Storages.
  2. Click the storage for which you want to modify the alert threshold.
  3. Click the Storage Information tab.
  4. Under General Storage Information, click Edit. The Edit Storage window appears.

    Low disk space

  5. In the Storage consumption alert threshold field, enter the new size of the storage.
  6. Click Save.

Changing the number of parallel connections to the storage

To change the maximum number of parallel connections possible with the storage

  1. On the menu bar, click Manage > Storages.
  2. Click the storage for which you want to change the maximum number of parallel connections.
  3. Click the Storage Information tab.
  4. Under Performance, click Edit. The Edit Storage window appears.

    Parallel connections

  5. In the Maximum parallel connections field, enter the new size of the storage.
  6. Click Save.

Changing the compaction schedule of the storage

The compaction process analyses the data in the storage and purges redundant or non-relevant data from it, thereby freeing up storage space. The compaction process is a resource intensive and time consuming process. It should be run daily at a time when there is not much activity on the storage. It is also recommended that once a week, the compaction process is run on the storage for a longer duration.

 

To modify the compaction schedule of a storage

  1. On the menu bar, click Manage > Storages.
  2. Click the storage for which you want to change the compaction schedule.
  3. Click the Compaction Schedule tab.
  4. Under Storage Compaction Schedule, click Edit. The Edit Storage Compaction window appears.

    Compaction schedule

  5. Enter the following details:
    • From the Compact daily at drop-down menu, select a new start time and specify a new duration for the daily storage compaction.
    • From the Compact weekly ondrop-down menu, select a new day for weekly compaction for the storage.
    • From the Compact weekly fromdrop-down menu select a new start time and a new duration for the weekly storage compaction.
  6. Click Save.

Compacting a storage

The compaction process analyses the data in the storage and purges redundant or non-relevant data from it, thereby freeing up storage space.

To compact a storage

  1. On the menu bar, select Manage > Storages.
  2. Select the storage that you want to compact and click Compact Now.

Compaction of the storage starts.

Deleting a Storage

Before you begin: You must remove all users assigned to the storage.

To delete a storage:

  1. On the menu bar, select Manage > Storages.
  2. Select the storage that you want to delete and click Delete.

The storage is deleted.

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