How to change RAID type on Synology NAS

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If you're planning to add more drives to your Synology NAS or simply wish to change the RAID configuration, it's an easy process that takes but a few moments in DiskStation Manager. While there are a few restrictions on changing RAID levels, it's possible to move from RAID 1 to RAID 6, SHR-1 to SHR-2, and more.
[h=2]How to change RAID on Synology NAS[/h]Before we begin changing the RAID level, it's worth noting a few important considerations and restrictions. It's easier to increase the level of RAID (for instance, move from RAID 1 to RAID 2). It's vital the storage pool status is "Healthy" and (if adding drives) that they are larger or equal to the smallest drive in the pool.

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