SoftRAID 3 Manual Excerpts
These manual excerpts will give you a preview of the documentation included with the application.
The manual can be downloaded in its entirety.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Understanding SoftRAID 3 - Understanding SoftRAID 3 explains what RAID is and how SoftRAID lets you take advantage of this technology.
Planning SoftRAID Volumes - Planning your SoftRAID volumes helps you organize your RAID and non-RAID Volumes to give you maximum effectiveness and performance.
Backup Strategies with Mirror Volumes - This section looks further into planning your backup strategy with SoftRAID 3 Mirror volumes.
Using SoftRAID 3 - Using SoftRAID 3 gives you a look at the different parts of the Application and explains the creation of Volumes.
Stripe Essentials - This section gives you the details on optimizing your Stripe volume performance with SoftRAID 3.
Mirror Essentials - If you are going to be using Mirrors, you will want to read these tips and explanations of SoftRAID 3's powerful implementation of this technology.
SoftRAID CDs - This section details the creation of a SoftRAID Startup CD, as well as Modified System Install and Utility CDs.
Glossary of Menu Items - This section will list each SoftRAID specific menu item and describes its procedures.
Keeping RAID Volumes Healthy - Failing disks, faulty buses and how they can be avoided are the subject of this section. Check here for special notes on using FireWire disks.
RAID Scenarios - RAID Scenarios shows four real-life situations describing how SoftRAID is used to solve data storage problems.
Troubleshooting - Troubleshooting allows for step-by-step procedures to try before e-mailing or calling Tech Support.