Setting Up Your Drobo 5N

Once you have unpacked your Drobo 5N from its box and ensured you meet all system and hardware requirements, it is time to set up your Drobo device for use. This can be done in just a few easy steps!

1.     Install Drobo Dashboard.

2.   Install an mSATA Card (optional).

3.     Insert the drives.

4.     Connect the cables and turn on the power.

5.     Set the administrator username and password.

 

Note: The Drobo 5N supports migrating entire disk packs from a Drobo FS, preserving its data. To ensure a safe and successful migration of the drives, carefully follow the instructions in Migrating a Disk Pack from Another Drobo Device.