How To Create Volumes In R1Soft’s CDP 3.0 Enterprise Edition

Tech Support / January 5, 2012

In order to create volumes in the R1Soft’s CDP 3.0 Enterprise Edition, connect to the CDP 3.0 Server, log in and perform the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Click on ‘volumes’ in the Dashboard menu

Step 2: Now, click on ‘Create New Volume’ in the Volumes menu

Step 3: After clinking on ‘Create New Volume’ a popup window will open

Step 4: Enter the following details:

Identification options:

Name: Enter name for the volume with which it can be identified while assigning volume to the disk safe

Description: Enter the appropriate description for the volume

Volume Path: You can either new or existing folder path for placing the assigned disk safes in the folder


Quote Type: In this option, select ‘On Disk Size’

Soft Quota : Enter a figure that is two times lower than the actual backup plan size. For instance if the purchased backup space is 20GB, then enter soft quota 18GB.

Groups: This option will enable you to assign a group(s) to the volume. Select the appropriate group from the drop-down menu and click on the the “Add” button.

Users: Here you can assign one or multiple users to the volume. Select a user from the drop-down menu and click on the “Add” button.

Step 5: Once you have completed the Volumes settings, click on the ‘create’ button for creating a new volume to the system.

Step 6: In case there is no folder, a notification window will be displayed. You will have to confirm your request by clicking on the ‘OK’ button.

Step 7: After clicking on the ‘OK’ button, you will be informed by a notification window, if the Volume is created successfully.

Step 8: Click on the ‘OK’ button on the notification window and you will be able to see the Volume in the ‘Volumes’ list.

That completes the process of creating a volume.