Storage Manager

Product Properties

Package namen/a
Application nameStorage Manager
Volume selectablen/a
Dependenciesno
Service name (SSH)
Shared or Home Folderno
Licensingno
Hyper Backup supportno
Certificate selectionno
Privilegesno
Application portalno
Firewall portn/a
Date10 May 2021
Versionn/a (part of DSM)
DSM6.2.4


Functionality

Since a NAS is primary about storage, an application to manage your storage is inevitable. The pages that you find in Storage Manager depend on the storage-related features of your NAS.
Apart from a status overview of your disks, storage pools, and volumes, you can also perform maintenance tasks.

Installation

The Storage Manager app is part of DSM. It is always installed, and you can not uninstall it.

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There is no package for it in Package Center.

Configuration

You can schedule S.M.A.R.T. tests from the Test Scheduler tab of the HDD/SSD page for your HDDs. On the Settings tab, you can enable or disable Drive Health Report, Bad Sector Warning, SSD Estimated Lifespan Notification, and update the Drive Database with S.M.A.R.T. attributes.

On the Storage Pool page, Storage Pool tab, you can create or remove a pool, add a drive to a pool, change RAID type, and change settings.
The Data Scrubbing tab lets you start and schedule data and/or RAID scrubbing. The Configurations tab lets you configure the RAID Resync Speed Limits.

You can create and remove a volume on the Volume page, initiate File System Defragmentation, and change volume settings.

Logging and notification

You can define notifications for S.M.A.R.T. tests and a Drive Health Report. See the Configuration section above for details.

Stop or run

There is no stop and run option for this package.

Uninstall and removal

You can not uninstall Storage Manager via Package Center.

Notes

Other pages in the Storage Manager are Hot Spare and SSD Cache.

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