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Getting started tutorials through first steps using FlexRAID’s RAID-F, focusing on main features.

Installing FlexRAID

  Important note: It is mandatory to uninstall a previous verision of FlexRAID prior to installing a new one. You can see uninstall instructions here. You can get the latest version of FlexRAID here.   Installing FlexRAID on your PC The installation process on Windows is pretty straightforward – you can let all default settings,  Full Article…

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Uninstalling FlexRAID from your PC

It is mandatory to uninstall a previous verision of FlexRAID prior to installing a new one.   To uninistall FlexRAID, you will need to: – If Storage Pool is running: close all applications that could access it, and stop it – Stop the FlexRAID service – Uninstall the program   Stop the pool & uninstall  Full Article…

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Accessing Your Storage Pool Over a Network

Now you have created your storage pool you will want to share it with other Users on your network. FlexRAID has a very handy feature which allows you to setup shares for your pool and its sub folders. It allows you to define who has access and their permissions. Windows Home Server 2011 Users please read  Full Article…

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Expert Mode: Setting up the Storage Pool

Courtesy of jasonwc.   This tutorial will guide you through the creation of a Storage Pool in Expert mode – a feature of FlexRAID which allows you to combine all of your hard drives to create a single virtual drive. If you’re considering using a Snapshot RAID in addition to your pool, you could consider  Full Article…

Expert Mode: Setting up your Snapshot RAID

  This tutorial will guide you through the creation of your first Snapshot RAID configuration. We will keep here the most basic configuration and default settings. Advanced Tutorials provides more information details on some of the advanced settings.   Creating your Snapshot RAID configuration Launch the FlexRAID user interface, and click on Add New Configuration  Full Article…

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Expert Mode: Restoring a failed DRU or PPU

  You woke up this morning, and while checking your files, you figure that the content of one of your drives is gone, the drive has failed. No worries – FlexRAID allows you to restore its content in a new drive!   This tutorial will guide you through the process allowing to recover this data.  Full Article…

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Expert Mode: Maintaining your Snapshot RAID

  Snaphost RAID Array maintenance tasks Now that you have configured your Snapshot RAID (see here), and created its parity data, you can perform various tasks: – Quick validate – Update – Validate – Verify   These actions can be launched from the Command Execution Center of your Snapshot RAID’s configuration window: Note that these  Full Article…

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Introduction to FlexRAID 2.0

Courtesy of: Mike Kirnak (Nak) Introduction Welcome to FlexRAID 2.0! This guide is for the beginner who has basic computer skills, but no expertise in RAID or data back up. In short, this is FlexRAID 2.0 for Dummies. This guide will help you decide if FlexRAID is right for you, and walk you through the most  Full Article…

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