The following sections provide instructions for day 0 Storage Spaces Direct management operations.
Cluster creation and enabling Storage Spaces Direct configuration on the cluster creates only a storage pool and does not provision any virtual disks in the storage pool. The New-Volume cmdlet can be used to provision new virtual disks and in turn provision them as the cluster shared volumes for the Storage Spaces Direct HCI cluster.
When creating volumes in the Storage Spaces Direct cluster infrastructure:
For general guidance on planning for volume creation in Storage Spaces Direct, see https://docs.microsoft.com/windows-server/storage/storage-spaces/plan-volumes.