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#1 +patseguin


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Posted 05 February 2013 - 15:34

Can you plug Serial ATA drives into a NAS (or anything for that matter) while the system is powered on or should you power it off first? I have a Dynology DS1511+ with a DX513 expansion unit with all the bays but 1 filled. I want to plug the new drive in while it's on but I want to make sure that's OK before I do it.

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 15:44

You should be fine connecting another drive. The NAS you've bought has support for hot-swappable drives.

#3 game_over


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Posted 05 February 2013 - 15:49

As long as it features hot swappable drives, yes. most do.