MagnaStor volumes may be detached (unmounted) and attached (mounted) at will, providing there are no open handles to the volume. If there are open handles, a force detach may be performed.
To detach a MagnaStor volume from the system, bring up the the MagnaStor interface (see Displaying The MagnaStor Interface). Then right-click on the volume node to bring up the volume context menu, and click "Detach".
If there are no open handles to the volume, it will be detached and will disappear from the MagnaStor interface and from windows.
If there are open handles, you will be presented with a "Virtual Volume Detach Failed" message and presented three choices:
The MagnaStor interface now displays your volume as detached.
For instructions on attaching a detached MagnaStor volume, see Attaching A Volume.