DSSRV/DSSRV2 error message: Virtual Disk Manger The volume cannot be extended because the number of clusters will exceed the maximum number of clusters supporeted by the file system.

Issue

Virtual Disk Manger "The volume cannot be extended because the number of clusters will exceed the maximum number of clusters supporeted by the file system."

Product Line

Pelco Video Management

Environment

  • DSSRV/2
    • RAID 5 Array

Cause

All drives show as part of the RAID array, show healthy and RAID status is OK. The original cluster size was smaller than 16TB.

Resolution

Create a new volume for the unallocated section so that you will have two drive letters on your RAID array or wipe all data and delete volume then create one large volume.

Adding a new unformatted storage drive to Digital Sentry DSSRV / DSSRV2.