Consider the following scenario:
- You install a Just a Bunch of Disks (JBOD) array on a computer that is running Windows Server 2012.
- You create a storage pool for all physical disks. Then, you use the physical disks to create virtual disks.
- You disconnect certain physical disks.
- The virtual disks that correspond to the disconnected physical disks are in the Degraded state.
- You wait for 10 minutes.
- You reconnect the disconnected physical disks, and the physical disks are recognized as healthy. However, the physical disks are in the Retired state.
- You manually set the usage type of the physical disks to AutoSelect so that the physical disks are not in the Retired state.
- You try to repair the virtual disks that correspond to the reconnected physical disks by using the Repair-VirtualDisk cmdlet.
In this scenario, the Repair-VirtualDisk cmdlet exits immediately, and no error message is returned. Therefore, the physical disks return to the Retired state, and the virtual disks remain in the Degraded state. Read More …