Tools > File Systems > Check File System

This operation checks for and repairs StorNext file system metadata corruption due to a system crash, bad disk or other catastrophic failure. If the file system is unmounted and stopped, a full check is done and repairs can be performed, if the file system is active, it may only be checked in a Read-only mode. In this mode, modifications are noted, but not committed.

This operation could take a significant amount of time depending on the size of the file system, so plan accordingly. Also, this operation could consume a significant amount of space on the local file system. For example, for large file systems you should allow at least 20GB of free space on the local file system for temporary files.