Adding a Storage Pool


When you log on to the Command Center for the first time, you will be prompted to configure a Storage Pool.


  1. Launch the Command Center as described in Launching the Command Center.

  2. Click the Let’s get Started link.

    The Add Storage dialog box is displayed.

  3. Click HyperScale.

  4. In the Name box, type a name for the Storage Pool.

    The storage pool name can include alphanumeric characters 1-9, a-z, and A-Z. Special characters or non-alphanumeric characters are not supported.

  5. From the Nodes list, click and select the nodes that must be added in the storage pool..


    • The Nodes list contains a list of disks with the Linux MediaAgent and Storage Pool packages that are not yet configured.

    • 3 nodes are required to create a storage pool.

  6. Click Save.


The storage pool is saved and the Create server backup plan dialog box appears.

What to Do Next

Create a Server Backup Plan to start protecting your data. For more information, see Creating a Server Backup Plan.