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  1. Start RAID configuration by pressing Ctrl + H during start up. Run Configuration Wizard from the left menu Pick New Configuration and press the Next button
    • Start RAID configuration by pressing Ctrl + H during start up.

    • Run Configuration Wizard from the left menu

    • Pick New Configuration and press the Next button

  2. Create two drivegroups, each with two discs
    • Create two drivegroups, each with two discs

    • Insert disks from slot 0 and 1 into first drivegroup

    • Create second drivegroup by pressing the Accept DG button

    • Insert disks from slots 2 and 3 into the second drivegroup

    • Confirm the second drivegroup by pressing the Accept DG button again.

  3. Create a span with both drivegroups that you have created in the previous step.
    • Create a span with both drivegroups that you have created in the previous step.

  4. Pick RAID 10
    • Pick RAID 10

    • Set Write Policy to Write Through

    • Set size to 3.636 TB

  5. Confirm the configuration Confirm the configuration
    • Confirm the configuration

  6. You may skip this step if you already have a bootable installer media.
    • You may skip this step if you already have a bootable installer media.

    • Download Debian Jessie (stable) netinst ISO for AMD64 architecture (download)

    • If you are running Windows, use Rufus (download) to create a bootable USB drive with downloaded ISO file

  7. Boot from a USB drive (or different installer media) created in the previous step Boot menu can be shown using the F11 key during startup Pick the default Install option (textual, no graphics)
    • Boot from a USB drive (or different installer media) created in the previous step

    • Boot menu can be shown using the F11 key during startup

    • Pick the default Install option (textual, no graphics)

    • Pick the English language and english locale

    • Select the expected destination country (eg. Germany for Buchshause, etc.). This info is needed for setting the correct time zone.

    • Pick the American English keymap

  8. Plug the ethernet cable into one ethernet socket (eg. the middle one - eth0) Pick corresponding ethernet interface for installation (eg. eth0)
    • Plug the ethernet cable into one ethernet socket (eg. the middle one - eth0)

    • Pick corresponding ethernet interface for installation (eg. eth0)

    • Enter correct server name (eg. C014H010)

    • Enter domain - just to suit your needs, will be changed later on-site to suit customer network policies (eg. Inflex.local)

  9. Create root account with default password
    • Create root account with default password

    • Create txpom account with default password

  10. Pick guided partitioning, confirm removal of existing partitions (if-any) Confirm the usage of entire disk - Guided - Use entire disk Pick the correct drive for operating system installation - SSD drive
    • Pick guided partitioning, confirm removal of existing partitions (if-any)

    • Confirm the usage of entire disk - Guided - Use entire disk

    • Pick the correct drive for operating system installation - SSD drive

    • Finish partitioning and write changes

  11. Pick download mirror (eg. ignum.cz) Use no proxy Do not participate in package survey
    • Pick download mirror (eg. ignum.cz)

    • Use no proxy

    • Do not participate in package survey

    • Pick web server, SSH server and Standard System Utilities

    • Install GRUB loader to the root of the SSD drive

  12. Remove the installer media, reboot the server and let the new operating system to start up.
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