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Drobo FS Manuals

Manuals and User Guides for Drobo FS

We have 1 Drobo FS manual available for free PDF download: Getting Started Manual

  • Table of contents
    Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
    BEFORE YOU BEGIN4................................................................................................................................................................
    Checking Box Contents4................................................................................................................................................................
    Drobo FS4................................................................................................................................................................
    Checking System Requirements4................................................................................................................................................................
    Operating Systems Supported for Drobo FS/B800fs4................................................................................................................................................................
    Drobo B800fs5................................................................................................................................................................
    Cable Interfaces Supported5................................................................................................................................................................
    Checking the Hardware You Need5................................................................................................................................................................
    Selecting Hard Drives5................................................................................................................................................................
    Determining How Much Hard Drive Space You Need6................................................................................................................................................................
    Using a Router or Switch7................................................................................................................................................................
    Using an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) or Power Surge Protector7................................................................................................................................................................
    SETTING UP IN JUST FOUR EASY STEPS8................................................................................................................................................................
    Installing Drobo Dashboard8................................................................................................................................................................
    Installing Drobo Dashboard from the Resource CD8................................................................................................................................................................
    Installing Drobo Dashboard from the Website11................................................................................................................................................................
    Inserting the Hard Drives11................................................................................................................................................................
    Connecting the Cables and Turning on the Power13................................................................................................................................................................
    Connecting to Your Network14................................................................................................................................................................
    Connecting to a Power Source14................................................................................................................................................................
    Turning "On" Your Drobo Device14................................................................................................................................................................
    Setting the Administrator Username and Password16................................................................................................................................................................
    WHERE TO GO FROM HERE17................................................................................................................................................................
    Using Best Practices17................................................................................................................................................................
    Keeping Your Software Up to Date18................................................................................................................................................................
    Safely Shutting Down Your Drobo FS/B800fs19................................................................................................................................................................
    Safely Shutting Down your Drobo Device Using Drobo Dashboard19................................................................................................................................................................
    Safely Shutting Down your Drobo Device Manually20................................................................................................................................................................
    Using Context-Sensitive Help21................................................................................................................................................................
    Using the Knowledge Base21................................................................................................................................................................
    Getting Support21................................................................................................................................................................
    TROUBLESHOOTING YOUR SETUP22................................................................................................................................................................
    INDEX23................................................................................................................................................................