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QNAP QTS 4.1 SMB Storage Manager Deep Dive - Encrypted Pools

QNAP QTS 4.1 SMB Storage Manager Deep Dive
QNAP's new Storage Manager for SMB products brings powerful SAN features to low-cost, business specific NAS products. Let's take a close look.
By: | Software in IT/Datacenter | Posted: Jan 10, 2014 3:01 am

Creating an Encrypted Pool

 

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When we built the pool, we only used a small portion of the RAID 1 mirrored array. That left us with room to build a separate pool. This time we're building an encrypted pool using the same drives, while the first pool is still on the drives.

 

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The process is very similar to building the initial pool on the previous page.

 

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This time we need to add a password to our creation.

 

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Again, we used thin provisioning, so we're only using the space we need at the time.

 

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