Adding a Virtual Disk For Distributed Storages With Erasure Coding 4.2

You can create a Virtual Disk using the Distributed Storages With EC (4.2) to be added as storage library in Commvault software.

Before You Begin

Launch the Hedvig Web User-Interface (UI).


  1. On the Virtual Disk Management page, click Add Disk.

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  2. Select or enter the following information:

    • In the Name box, type the name of the virtual disk.


      This name will be used as the export name for mounting the disk library on the MediaAgent.

    • In the Size box, type the size of the virtual disk used for the disk library.

    • From the Disk Type list, choose NFS.

    • From the Workload Type list, choose Backup.

    • Under Protection Policy choose the Erasure Coding option.

    • From the Erasure Config list, select the RS_4_2 option.

    • Encryption and Enable Deduplication should be disabled (turned-off).

    For more information about adding virtual disks, see Creating Virtual Disks.

  3. Click Run.

What to Do Next

Export the virtual disks, so that it can be shared with the proxy(s).