Apple RAIDs

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OS X can create several software RAIDs from disks connected to a Mac computer: RAID1 (Mirror set), RAID0 (Stripe set), and Concatenated disk set.

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Apple RAID0 example

Restorer Ultimate automatically detects disks from Apple RAID sets and creates their virtual RAIDs automatically. At the same time, Restorer Ultimate gives access to the individual members of the Apple RAID sets (hard drives and images).

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Apple RAIDs in Restorer Ultimate

Restorer Ultimate shows broken Apple RAIDs in pink.

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Broken Apple RAIDs in Restorer Ultimate

If recognized members of a Apple RAID are added to Restorer Ultimate (including disk images), Restorer Ultimate automatically adds them to their respective Apple RAIDs.

When Apple RAID members are such damaged that Restorer Ultimate cannot recognize them as members of broken Apple RAIDs, you may add them manually. Right-click the required Apple RAID, select Add missing parents on the shortcut menu and select the required object(s) on the Add missing disks dialog box.

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Add missing disks dialog box

You should place the objects on their correct places.

Restorer Ultimate shows such Apple RAIDs in blue:

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Apple RAIDs with added members in Restorer Ultimate