Pegasus HDD replacement

User manual for Pegasus 2 R6: Link When a physical drive fails follow this provcedure:

1. Open Pegasus 2 R6 software on django. Do not accept the incomplete array.

2. Indentify the physical drive which causes the problem.

  • To locate a physical drive:
    • Do one of the following actions:
      • Click the Physical Drive icon.
      • From the Device menu, choose Physical Drive.
    • Mouse-over and click the physical drive you want then click the Locate button.
    • The Power/Status LED for the drive carrier holding that drive blinks blue and orange for one minute.

3. Replace the physical drive.

  • Check the failed drive, then obtain a replacement drive of the same:
    • Type – Hard disk drive (HDD) or solid state drive (SSD)
    • Interface – SATA 3 Gb/s or 6 Gb/s
    • Spin speed – 7,200 RPM or 15,000 RPM
    • Capacity – Equal size or larger
  • To replace a physical drive:
  1. Press the release button to unlock the drive carrier.The drive carrier handle swings out.
  2. Grasp the handle and gently pull the drive carrier out of the Pegasus unit and place it onto a static-free surface.
  3. Remove the four mounting screws, then slide the failed drive out of the carrier.
  4. Place the replacement drive into the carrier then install the four mounting screws. Tighten the screws just until they are snug.
  5. Position the drive carrier handle in outward position and slide the drive carrier back into the Pegasus unit.
  6. Press the drive carrier handle inward until it locks.

4. Rebuild the logical array

  • Once the new hard-drive is installed goto Physical Drive list tab, for the newly installed HDD click on settings - set the drive as unconfigured.
  • On the Disk Array tab click accept the incomplete array.
  • The disk array will automatically rebuild. Afterwards the content will be automatically transported to the spare HDD. Once the transport is done, the content will be migrated to the newly configured HDD.