We have an IBM System Storage DS3300 Express SCSI Dual Enclosure Controller Mfr P/N 172632E that needs to be rebooted. How does one accomplish this? Asked by leeand00 Manual: ftp://ftp.software.ibm.com/systems/support/system_x_pdf/46m1393.pdf You shouldn’t reboot it. Get with IBM if you are having issues with it. Even the manual states: The DS3300 is designed to run continuously. After you turn it on, do not turn it off. Turn off the power only in the following situations: v [...]Continue Reading »
Possible Duplicate: What is the use-case for NAS on a mid-to-high end storage array? SAN is block level, NAS is file level. Block level means applications access blocks,while in file level they use files. Now, we can also create file system on server operating system for block level storage, so what is the advantage of using file level access with NAS. Please clear my doubts and mistakes. Asked by Drt When using SAN the OS [...]Continue Reading »
I have two Linux systems at work which have different NAS servers. Our developer tools run directly from them. The tools seem to run very slowly in one of the systems. (The tools read-write many files which too are mounted from the same NAS.) How do I measure the data transfer rate the NAS storages have? Asked by AppleGrew It’s rather difficult to measure the data rates using reall application data. You’d need to use [...]Continue Reading »
as a part of effort to integrate buffalo NAS terrastation pro with our AD, we found out that following changes need to be made in the Group policy; The following need to be altered in Domain-> Windows Setttings->Security Settings->Local Policies-> Security Options. Microsoft Network Server: Digitally Sign Communications(always) (Needs to be Disabled, currently its Not Defined) Network Security: Lan Manager Authentication Level(needs to be altered from Not Defined to Ntlm2 negotiate if needed) My questions [...]Continue Reading »
We are in the process of setting up a new Hyper-V host to replace our existing failing Windows 2003 R2 server. The new Host is running Windows 2008 R2 and inside that we will be running a few Virtual Servers including one which will be used as a file server. Our problem is that all of our documents are currently spread across multiple Apple Time Capsules and client workstations. I want to be able to [...]Continue Reading »
fault community. I need some advice on configuring ZFS. Here is what I have: Physical Disks: 4x 3 TB 2x 2 TB 2x 1 TB What is the best configuration for my Vdevs and storage pool. I want to maximaze space but still maintain redundancy. Should I just get 2 more 3TB’s and just create 2x 3-3TB raid2z storage pools? Create a 1x 4-3TB raidz2 vdev? Can I put redundancy at the pool level and [...]Continue Reading »
I’ve recently moved in to a new office who gets its internet through wired ports dotted around the room. I want to move them wireless but want to check which equipment would be useful before I start spending money! If I buy a high-quality wireless router, can I plug the internet directly in to it and share it amongst everyone in the office? With the same router allow access to a printer plugged in to [...]Continue Reading »
I’m using SNMP (polling not traps) to monitor a Snap Server with MIB-II (RFC 1213). Since there is no specialized MIB for this device I am stuck via standard MIB-II. My main goal is to poll the disks and make sure they are not disconnected and mounted. I’m really just looking for best practice here since I’m not much of a Linux admin. The snap server has a RAID 1. My plan is to monitor [...]Continue Reading »
we are small web develepment company with 4-5 workstations. We use one of the PCs as a webserver and DB server. We are considering option to buy some NAS server (like http://www.synology.com/products/product.php?product_name=DS212j&lang=enu) to use it as DB and webserver. As i dont have any expirince in this field, i would ask is this wise? will this cope with the complex and more dempanding sql queries as we test projects on the local environment? Or maybe [...]Continue Reading »
I have a NAS mount, and I can copy file to this, but I can’t copy files similar to this cp /home2/user/WRF/WRFV3/run/*_2 . -v `/home2/user/WRF/WRFV3/run/wrfout_d04_2007-11-21_00:00:00_2′ -> `./wrfout_d04_2007-11-21_00:00:00_2′ cp: cannot create regular file `./wrfout_d04_2007-11-21_00:00:00_2′: Not a directory I get this error. EDIT when I try make a file with : in the name, I get a error $ date >> file\:file -bash: file:file: Not a directory but this command work in my home Asked by JuanPablo [...]Continue Reading »
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