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Click the Device settings tab in the sidebar to view details and settings related to the currently selected device.
To change the name of your device:
Click Device details to see information related to your hardware.
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By default, the RAID processor for your device gives all actions equal priority. You can change the priority for specific activities—for example, you can give initialization a low priority while you are working during the day and a high priority during the night.
Use the sliders to make the preferred adjustments.
SMART (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology) is a hardware monitoring system that reports various indicators of drive reliability. When Poll SMART Status is enabled, LaCie RAID Manager gathers and reports information for each hard drive in the enclosure, including the model number, capacity and overall SMART status. SMART status should only be used for informational purposes when diagnosing hard drives.
When the option is enabled, you can view SMART details on each array:
When Auto rebuild is enabled, the device automatically rebuilds a degraded array once a spare hard drive is available. The rebuild cannot begin if there are no dedicated or global spare hard drives.
When Audible alarm is enabled, the device emits audible warnings when encountering a critical event (for example, hard drive failure or high temperatures). See your device’s user manual for a list of audible warning conditions.
Audible alarm settings can also be accessed using the Device selector at the top of the page:
You can save a copy of your device settings configuration to your computer or a storage device. In the event that you reset your device, you can restore your device settings from the saved file.
To save your device settings:
To restore your device settings:
Click Register your device to go to the LaCie Product Registration page. An internet connection is required.
Click the App settings tab in the sidebar to change LaCie RAID Manager settings.
Use the Language drop-down menu to select a language setting.
When Send usage information is enabled, LaCie RAID Manager is permitted to send anonymous usage data to help LaCie improve your user experience.
When Auto start is enabled (default setting), LaCie RAID Manager starts automatically after you sign into your computer. When disabled, you must start LaCie RAID Manager manuallly.
The installed version of LaCie RAID Manager is listed on the app page.
Click the Notifications tab in the sidebar to view device events, download the event log, and set up email alerts.
Click Download log to save a .log file to your computer containing a list of events related to your device.
Click Clear All to clear the list of notifications.
LaCie RAID Manager can send you email updates on the health and status of your device. Your computer must have internet access and LaCie RAID Manager must be open in order to send you email notifications.
To change email settings:
By default, emails are sent from LaCie’s server. You can configure email notifications to be routed through a custom server instead. A basic understanding of servers and networking is required.
Click the Updates tab in the sidebar to view the installed versions of:
To have LaCie RAID Manager check for updates, click Check now. Your computer must have access to the internet to check for updates.
If you’ve downloaded a software or firmware update and saved it to your hard drive, you can initiate a manual update from the saved file.
To initiate a manual update:
LaCie RAID Manager searches for updates using your PC or Mac’s internet connection. If your computer uses a proxy server for internet connection, make certain to enable Use system proxy settings.
Click the Bell icon in the header bar to view a list of recent events.
Click View all notifications to go to the Notifications page.