how to make a raid disk

Jan 13, 2016 9:15AM PST

I want to set up a raid backup for my movie collection. Cant find software or directions on apple web site.

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First, let's cover that RAID is not a backup system.
Jan 13, 2016 9:19AM PST
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Not withstanding Bob's answer, with which I agree,
Jan 13, 2016 3:55PM PST

Apple's Disk Utility will enable you to build a RAID array as long as you have the necessary disks, usually external.


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Apple's Disk utility
Jan 13, 2016 5:00PM PST

I have used the disk utility in the past to create a raid array. However, i cannot find the method in the new disk utility to create a raid array.

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(NT) The method won't show if there are not enough drives.
Jan 13, 2016 5:11PM PST

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