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How to expand the storage capacity of VioStor-101 and NVR-104 by the eSATA port?

Applied Models:

  • NVR-101
  • NVR-1012
  • NVR-104P
  • NVR-104V
  • VioStor-101A
  • VioStor-101P
  • VioStor-101V



You may refer to the steps below:

  1. Back up the data on the VioStor to an external storage device.
  2. Connect an eSATA disk to the eSATA port of the VioStor-101 and NVR-104.
  3. Login the administration page and go to “Device Configuration”.
  4. Create a RAID 0 disk volume or linear disk volume with the internal hard drive of the VioStor and the eSATA disk.

Warning: To create a RAID 0 disk volume or linear disk volume, the drives must be formatted and all the data will be cleared. Make sure you have backed up the recording data before formatting the drives.