Increase storage pool capacity
Published: August 21, 2012
Updated: November 27, 2013
Applies To: Windows Server 2012 Essentials, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials
This topic applies to a server running Windows Server 2012 Essentials or Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials, or to a server running Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard or Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter with the Windows Server Essentials Experience role installed.
When your storage pool capacity is low, you receive an alert that states that you can increase the storage pool capacity. You can add a new hard drive to the storage pool by using the Increase Capacity of a Storage Pool Wizard.
|You can perform this procedure only if you created a storage pool on your server.|
Open the Dashboard.
Click the Storage tab, and then click Hard Drives.
Select the drive that shows low capacity.
From the task pane, select Increase storage pool capacity. The Increase Capacity of a Storage Pool Wizard appears.
Follow the instructions to finish the wizard.