• NAS or SAN?

    We have a need to run numerous virtual servers from a NAS/SAN. The questions is, which should we choose? THe product we support (Citrix XenServer) supports either for backend virtual system storage and can run VM's from either. Currently, our needs are small. We have about 10 virtual servers that...

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  • Best practices for configuring clients to boot from Windows 2003 server and attached iSCSI SAN

    Are there any best practices for configuring clients to boot from an Windows 2003 server hosting the client O/S images on an attached iSCSI SAN? Is there a list of hardware or software that is required? I'm considering a HP - LeftHand iSCSI SAN solution to host the client images but want to...

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  • iSCSI and VMware

    Does HP accelerated iSCSI work with VMware?

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  • NAS backup best approach

    I have a ready NAS 2100 using iSCSI on Windows Server 2008 r2 and it's available to users to write their data to. I want to back this up to another NAS but it takes forever. What should I do?

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  • Where can i download a guide on iSCSI to implement on a virtualization?

    Where can i download a guide on iSCSI to implement on a virtualization? This question is from the Microsoft Virtualization Chat held on August 27th.

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  • Unable to delete ISCSI Target in Red Hat

    Unable to delete ISCSI Target in Red Hat ----------- Target Name root@rb-redhat6 iscsi]# iscsiadm -m node 192.168.0.112:3260,1 iqn.1986-03.com.ibm:2145.clusterh1.gully -------------- Error Message [root@rb-redhat6 iscsi]# iscsiadm --m node -T iqn.1986-03.com.ibm:2145.clusterh1.gully --portal...

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  • Advice required on building career in Storage Area Network

    Hi,I want to build a career in Storage Area Network and get into HBA testing/development of iSCSI,FC,FCOE cards. What are the scope of job opportunities in India?Please let me know the technical knowledge a person should pursue to become an expert in this field. It will be helpful to know if there...

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  • Random Storage Question

    Question 01 - like netapp operating system is DATAONTAP and it's file system is WAFL what about EMC products? and what about oracle ZFS uses which file system Question 02 - What are command set for fiber channel and fibber channel over Ethernet ? Question 03 - if someone talks about lost frame in a...

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  • FC for host connectivity and iSCSI for replication

    Hello Gurus, For a customer we have decided upon a SAN solution with one AMS 2100, and two Brocade 5120 switches, each in 2 sites 200 miles apart; and opted for FC for front end connectivity to servers (T3, M5000, C7000). The plan is to make use of iSCSI for remote replication (Truecopy Async). I...

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  • iSCSI Initiator not connecting to servers

    Currently I have HP SAN environment setup using ISCSI. The servers within the SAN are connected straight to the network via Cat5 cable. The servers are connected to the array and Initiator via ISCSI. The issue I am having is the 3 servers I have connected to the initiator do not reconnect upon...

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  • Infiniband storage network using SRP

    Hi, I'd like a "howto" on configuring SRP initiators and targets. I'm using Centos/Xen hypervisors and will build my own storage servers. I'm using Infiniband cards with Mellanox MT25408 chipset. I'm familiar with Linux but unsure of exactly what I need to get this up and running. I dont want to...

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  • Oracle 10g database issue

    how to increase the space of mount point dev/sdc1 scsi

    Chiya12335 pointsBadges:
  • iSCSI Initiator errors after trying to set up IPsec.

    In an effort to set up some sort of security on the IP traffic between the systems using iSCSI I attempted to implement IPsec. In doing so the Windows iSCSI initiators were no longer able to communicate with the targets. So after removing the settings in the local security policy most of the...

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  • Has anyone used StarWind iSCSI for production network? What about its reliability and performance?

    StarWind claims to turn any standard server into a fault-tolerant, fail-safe Windows iSCSI target SAN. Compared to EMC and Netapp products, where does it stand in term of performance & reliability (e.g. assuming new & stable server)? Has anyone deployed it on production? What kind of hardware do...

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  • VM ESX using sata drives

    Can I install VMware's ESX server on a system using sata drives or will I  have to have scsi drives instead. Thanks,  Stan

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  • What are the benefits tO FC and iSCSI?

    Cost effective and easier to manage ?

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  • Stonefly optisan hanging

    Whenever I give a disk rescan, the server mysteriously gets  hung. the system log throws the following error - "A connection to the  target was lost, but Initiator successfully reconnected to the  target.  Dump data contains the target name."  Storage : Stonefly optisan  Host : Windows...

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  • Total throughput on the iSCSI interface (between server and storage)

    If i put 4 No. 10/100/1000 ethernet ports on server as well as on storage and i connect and configure teaming of the ethernet ports; what troughput i should get from it. i) 4 GBPS throughput. ii) Less than 4 GBPS throughput and why less.?

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  • Hyper-v + iscsi storage

    we use a hyper-v server which has a connection with a storage server through ISCSI, we manage the hyper-v server with MS VMM. when creating a machine from a template it copy's it to itself using BITS cause of that the creating taking 45min for deployment is there any way we can setup hyper-v or...

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  • Type of storage/backup solution

    Hey everyone, I just started with a medium sized business doing IT work, and they have asked me to research types of backup solutions. At this point we are running a server that holds about 350 GB of data, and we have 2 remote offsite locations which they would also like to back up as well. The...

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