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The NI HDD-8265 (6, 12, or 24 Terabyte across 12 drives) uses the Areca Management Software. This should ship with the 8265 driver DVD, but can also be accessed through Areca Management Software.
To fully access the information and configuration of your HDD-8265, you will need to install the drivers and HTTP client.
The following steps walk through how to find the current firmware version on the RAID device.
The next steps will describe the process of configuring the device into RAID0, which will maximize the streaming speed. However RAID0 is not fault tolerant, like other RAID levels (ie. RAID5).
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