How to Configure Intel® Virtual RAID on CPU (Intel® VROC) Video

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07/20/2021

 Intel® Virtual RAID on CPU (Intel® VROC) is a hybrid RAID solution for NVMe* drives.

Note For SATA drives, see How to configure Intel® VROC SATA.

Watch the video below to learn more about Intel VROC and how to configure it:

Time Topics
:08 What is VROC?
:25 VROC requirements
:50 Steps to configure VROC
:55 Step 1: Set Boot mode to UEFI
1:19 Step 2: Enable Intel Volume Management Device (VMD) ports
(Only enable VMD ports connected to NVMe* drives. See Which Intel® VMD ports should I enable? to learn more.)
1:55 Step 3: Create RAID Volume
3:05 Ending

To install Windows* operating system (OS) on an Intel VROC RAID array, you need to load the Intel VROC driver during OS installation:

Note

To install the Ubuntu* Server on the  Intel® Virtual RAID on CPU (Intel® VROC) RAID volume, use the Ubuntu Server non-live or legacy installer ISO image.

See the Intel® VROC Ubuntu Setup User Guide for further details.

Related topics
Intel® VROC Quick Configuration Guide
Intel® VROC User Guide
Which Intel® VROC driver should I use during Windows Setup/Installation?
Intel® Virtual RAID on CPU (Intel® VROC) Upgrade Key Installation Guide