14.19 Deleting Partitions on a Software RAID Device

You can delete all but one partition of a RAID 1 (mirror) and only one partition at a time for a RAID 5. To delete a RAID 1 partition, you must delete its RAID.

  1. In iManager, click Storage > Software RAIDs.

    For instructions, see Section 10.1.5, Accessing Roles and Tasks in iManager.

  2. Select a server to manage.

    For instructions, see Section 10.1.6, Selecting a Server to Manage.

  3. Make sure that there is no I/O for the volumes on the RAID device by deactivating the volume.

    1. Click Volumes.

    2. Select the volumes in the RAID device pool.

    3. Click Dismount.

  4. In the Software RAIDs list, select a device.

    Wait for the page to refresh before continuing.

  5. Click the Partitions View Details icon.

    This opens the Partition page. It displays a list of all the partitions that currently exist on the selected device.

  6. Select a partition from the Partitions list, click Delete, then click OK.