This disk does not appear to have a valid volume
|Article:TECH149276|||||Created: 2009-02-07|||||Updated: 2012-04-04|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH149276|
When you attempt to perform PGP Whole Disk Encryption on a disk, you receive the following PGP error:
PGP Error This disk does not appear to have a valid volume. PGP Whole Disk can only encrypt disks with at least one valid volume.
This error can occur when attempting to encrypt an unsupported disk type such as RAID disk drive. The following lists detail the unsupported and supported disk types for use with PGP Whole Disk Encyrption.
Unsupported Disk Types
The following disk types are not supported:
- Software RAID
- Dynamic disks.
- Diskettes and CD-RW/DVD-RWs.
- Hardware RAID if formatted with GPT partitioning style.
- External or Internal Drives over 2TB in size "These drives use GPT partition due to limitation of MBR partition is 2TB"
Supported Disk Types
The PGP WDE feature protects the contents of the following types of disks:
- Desktop or laptop disks, including solid-state drives (either partitions, or the entire disk).
- External disks, excluding music devices and digital cameras.
- USB flash disks.
- Internal RAID1 and RAID5 with MBR partitioning style.
Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH149276