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  1. For anyone else that encounters this, I found some others posting that when doing the New Config it can be a bit confusing because unraid prompts for a "new passphrase", but if you have a disk already formatted as encrypted you just need to enter the previously used passphrase.
  2. Anyone follow these steps and encounter this?
  3. I'm following the @SpaceInvaderOne tutorial on encrypting an existing array and I'm unsure about a certain step. I've so far: emptied one large drive (last disk in my array, disk 9) deleted the XFS partition from the drive started the array with a "new config" with all the drives back in the same spot, except no parity - NOTE: I was prompted to create a passphrase before I could start the array formatted the empty drive to XFS-encrypted copied data from drive 8 (unencrypted) to drive 9 (encrypted) stopped the array and unassigned drive 8 deleted the filesystem from drive 8 Now I am at the point (10:30 in the YouTube video) where I will create another "new config" and put all the drives back in place, but before I go to start the array I wanted to check something. When I go to "new config" and go to setup the drives as before, it is asking me for a new passphrase again before I could start the array. Since I have valid data on the encrypted drive 9, I'm unsure about providing a new passphrase because I need to still be able to read the data on drive 9. If I provided a new passphrase wouldn't that make reading the data on drive 9 impossible? Do I just provide the same passphrase as before and the data will be there? The video from SpaceInvaderOne doesn't show that he has to provide a new passphrase when he is doing the new config and starting the array.
  4. I have a drive that doesn't show any S.M.A.R.T. information within the unraid browser GUI, and when I try to run the test (either short or extended) nothing happens. I checked the model of the drive and S.M.A.R.T. is definitely a feature available on this drive. I can pull up the smart report from the console with the command: smartctl -a /dev/sdj Any ideas why this doesn't show in the GUI and how to enable it? All the other drives show in the GUI just fine.
  5. Thanks for the work on this @saarg, much appreciated over the years! I will check out the other options or maybe just run it myself in my Linux VM.
  6. Thanks for the update and the work you do for this container. Maybe I'm doing something wrong on my end because still not getting it to work. Is there something I could check to see? Do you mean you might not update the MakeMKV container or the base ubuntu distribution you have for running MakeMKV?
  7. Just saw an update was available. After applying though still get the black screen.
  8. Is there an update to the docker? Unraid isn't showing anything.
  9. I just did the latest update that showed today, and now when I try to go to the WebUI it shows the xrdp session but when I select OK I just get a blank screen. How can I diagnose this?
  10. Thanks for the info everyone. So my main issue is that I started up a Debian VM with a big vdisk (500G) because I was planning to run a bitcoin full node, and this will take up lots of space (its currently synced and at 310G). I was planning to use 2x 250GB SSDs for my cache, and so this vdisk won't fit. I'm wondering if there is somewhat that I could run a smaller VM with a smaller vdisk image and move the location where the full node bitcoin blocks are stored onto the array. Does this make sense?
  11. I am about to add a cache drive(s) to my setup and I have a question about how this will work with VMs and the other folders that will prefer the cache drive (appdata, system). I have a virtual disk image for my sole VM that is 500GB, does that mean that I have to have at least a 500GB cache pool available (and likely more to handle the size of the other folders that will be stored on the cache)? If so, is there a way to reduce the vdisk size without messing up the VM?
  12. OK thanks for the review. I went to do the parity rebuild (stopped the array, removed the parity drive, started the array, stopped the array, added the parity back, started the array), and got errors again like before. New diag file attached which should contain everything because I didn't restart the server yet. Full disclosure, I didn't replace the SATA cable as you suggested, so maybe that really is the issue. Just seems bizarre to have happened out of nowhere because I haven't opened the case or changed anything in several months or more. tower-diagnostics-20200303-0148.zip
  13. Thanks. I hadn’t done an extended diagnostics on the drive and that was still running when I originally posted. Any thoughts on what to do about the parity drive? Think it’s OK and I can just re-enable it?
  14. Forgot to include the smart report for the drive. tower-smart-20200301-1207.zip
  15. We had a power failure and when unraid came back up it automatically started a parity check. A couple hours into the parity check some errors occurred and unraid disabled the parity drive. Not sure what to do, I ran a SMART check on the parity drive and it looks OK. Should I just re-enable the parity drive? Diagnostics attached and latest SMART report. tower-diagnostics-20200229-2001.zip