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Volume Group's capacity lower than expected in SANtricity System Mananger

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Applies to

  • EF300/EF600
  • SANtricity OS 11.70.2
  • SANtricity System Manager

Issue

  •  Designed a volume group as RAID 5 with 17 drives in the fusion tool, usable capacity shows as 27.87 TB.
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  • Storage array profile shows the same capacity as the fusion tool.

VOLUME GROUPS------------------------------

SUMMARY

   Total Volume Groups: 1
   Total Capacity: 27.867 TB Usable, 23.273 TB Used
   Total Free Capacity: 4,703.942 GB
   Status: 1 Optimal, 0 Non Optimal

   Name     Status     Usable Capacity     Used Capacity     Free Capacity     RAID Level     Drive/Media Type           
   VG01     Optimal    27.867 TB           23.273 TB         4,703.942 GB      5              NVMe, Solid State Disk 

      Associated drives - present (in piece order)
      Total drives present: 17

  • However, lower capacity is seen in the System Manager.

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