System Administration Guide
Chapter 8, Administering virtual disks

Adding hot spares to virtual disks

Adding hot spares to virtual disks

The Virtual Disk Manager software supports the use of hot spare disks which are defined as pieces of an array. If one of the disks in the array fails, the spare will be brought online so that it can be reconstructed from the data and parity on the working disks.

In the Virtual Disk Manager, select the virtual disk. Select Modify from the Disk menu, and click on Yes in the Configure a hot spare item of the disk parameters.

You can also add hot spares to new disks when they are first configured.