RAID an acronym for
RAID is a way of storing the same data in different places (thus, redundantly) on multiple hard disks.
XigmaNAS provides a front end to create Software based RAID. That mean you don't need special Hardware ( mostly expensive) to setup a RAID. Currently XigmaNAS supports following RAID Levels
and combinations like
Click menu Disks > Software RAID and you see the Software RAID > GEOM > Management page as shown below:
From here we can setup various software raid setups.
Before you can Setup a RAID you have to prepare the disks you want to use.
For more information about “Preparing Drives for RAID” see
If you like to encrypt a Software RAID it is suggested to do the following steps: