[SOLVED] can i expand\adding storage

ilia987

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now i am planning to buy a new server dedicated to pbs, to backup around 50-100 vms
we keep growing, and i would like to add storage on demand..

can i easily add storage to the main backup pool?
 

aaron

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can i easily add storage to the main backup pool?
You can add more vdevs to a pool or replace existing disks one by one with resilvering them in between until all of them are exchanged for the larger disks.

If you add more vdevs to a pool you should not mix different vdev types (mirror and raidz for example). Also ZFS won't do a rebalance so the older vdevs will be fuller.
 
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