Creating a New Storage Pool


You can configure a new storage pool after setting up the new nodes in the CommCell.

Before You Begin

Deploy and setup the new nodes as described in Deploying HyperScale X Appliance


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

  2. From the navigation, click Storage > HyperScale.

    The HyperScale page appears.

  3. From the right corner click Add.

    The Add HyperScale dialog box appears.

  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 new storage pool is saved and listed in the HyperScale page.

What to Do Next

After creating a Storage Pool, you can associate it with a Plan. For information on plans, see Plans.