Enabling hardware compression for devices

You can enable or disable hardware compression for a device if the device supports compression.

To enable hardware compression for devices

  1. On the navigation bar, click Devices.

  2. Expand the server icon.

  3. Select the device for which you want to view properties.

  4. Under General Tasks in the task pane, select Properties, and then on the Drive Properties dialog box, click Configuration.

  5. Click the drop-down menu for the item that you want to change, and then select a new setting.

    See Configuration properties for devices.

  6. Click Enable compression.

  7. Click OK.

Enabling hardware compression for devices