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selkov

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Noob needs to upgrade disks - pls help
« on: September 24, 2019, 01:24:47 pm »
I have a ls421de with two 1 tb raided drives. I need to upgrade the drives for more storage.
Will this unit support 4 tb drives?
And what is the best procedure to update the drives?

Thanks for your help

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Re: Noob needs to upgrade disks - pls help
« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2019, 06:21:49 pm »
Unfortunately there isnít an easy way to move from a raid array of 1tb drives to an array of 4tb drives.

Itís pretty easy to setup the drives on that model:
https://www.buffalotech.com/knowledge-base/Initial-Setup-of-LinkStation-421DE-or-441DE-Diskless-Enclosure

but youíll need to copy the data back to the device once itís setup again.

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Re: Noob needs to upgrade disks - pls help
« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2019, 08:56:49 pm »
To answer the question that was not yet answered, I think it will support 4TB drives, but not sure about anything larger. I have a 441 with 4x4TB in it. Since its the same series, I'm guessing the drive size support is likely the same.