NAS replace 1 drive with 2 drives Tags: NAS / RAID Synology Storage Last response: July 31, 2011 4:36 PM in Storage Share batleny July 31, 2011 7:49:42 AM Hello, I have a Synology DS211j with 1x 500gb drive. Can I take the drive out, and put in 2x 2tb drives and set them up in Raid 1, and then place the 500gb drive into my computer and transfer all the files onto the newer drives? More about : nas replace drive drives Emerald a c 93 G Storage July 31, 2011 4:36:23 PM In theory that should work using Windows as long as the 500GB drive is formatted either FAT32 or NTFS. should the drive have been formatted by the enclosure in EXT3 or EXT4 you could use a Linux Live CD to boot from and transfer the files. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources 4 bay NAS that supports 2 disk in Raid1, then 2 separate drives Forum SolvedLooking For Best 1.5Tb - 2.0Tb Hard Drive For NAS Forum Replace boot drive but still use raid 1 data drives Forum Seagate 1TB hard drive not detected. Formally used in a Ditto NAS Forum Can i connect 2 WD My Cloud NAS drives for mirroring? Forum SolvedReplace windows 7 with 8.1 on a drive with more than just the OS on it? Forum Moving RAID 1 drives from NAS to Desktop Forum Recover data from nas raid 1 drives Forum Setting up a 2 drive (non-raid) Synology NAS question Forum SolvedHow to replace dead RAID card after using one hard drive while waiting for replacement? (RAID-1) Forum Nas 2200 raid 1 drive removal Forum Iomega 1tb nas drive data recovery help Forum Best 2TB drives for a backup RAID NAS ? Forum How to install 2nd hard drive in NAS(NSA320)? Forum Windows 8 + NAS Drive Part 2! Forum Seagate dont replace warranty drive for the last 1 year. Forum SolvedNew machine with SSD boot drive and unused SSD for Cache with 2 mechanical drives in Raid 1 Forum Seeking a Microsoft-free NAS RAID-1 external drive Forum Best 1TB Drive for NAS in multiuser environment? Forum 1.5 TB drive for Synology RAID5 NAS ??? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !