• Moving Windows 2003 Server to SAN

    Has anyone out there in a Windows 2003 AD environment successfully moved their operation master server’s (RID, PDC, Infrastructure) operating system to a SAN?

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  • I have a project involving an DS400 SAN connected to 2 Intel Servers IBM345 running Windows Server2003

    Can both servers connect to the SAN at the same time? Can both access the SAN at the same time? If not, what else do I need to make both share the volume on the SAN? If both servers are connected, when one fails the other take charge without restarting it? Is it as simple as detaching and attaching...

    Atomala0 pointsBadges:
  • RFQ template for SAN implementation

    Help! I've just discovered that I need to implement a new storage solution ASAP. As a starting point, I'm interested in getting my hands on a simple RFQ template for a SAN solution. Is anybody out there aware of such a template and/or can they point me in the right direction. Many Thanks

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  • How To Add Shared SAN Storage to 2 ESX 3.5 Hosts

    I,m trying to add shared SAN storage to 2 ESX 3.5 hosts in preparation to setting up HA, DRS and Clustering. I'm doing this through VMInfrastructure Client 2.5 connecting to VMware Virtual Center Server2.5 I add the SAN storage (600GB, Target ID vmhba2:0:0, LUN 0)to vhost-1 using the name vsan-0. I...

    Jhp125 pointsBadges:
  • heterogenous SAN software?

    is there a vendor that does heterogenous SAN software? linux (any flavor) and windows client, it needs to run fast and robust, as we are streaming video over this SAN.

    MarkLewis5 pointsBadges:
  • SAN Recommendation

    My company is looking for a third-party (meaning not affiliated with a SAN vendor/reseller/consulting company) to review the 3-4 top SAN vendors and review my company's storage needs and give a quantitative recommendation. If anyone knows of someone or is someone who can fill this need, can you...

    Ushijima0 pointsBadges:
  • 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...

    Isdpcman20 pointsBadges:
  • VMWare ESX What are the advantages in booting from a SAN

    What are the advantages in booting VMWare ESX from a SAN. Are there any potential issues i should expect? Thanks

    JimmyIT1,725 pointsBadges:
  • i am trying to backup of a 80GB database on a network (SAN via NAS) and its taking 10 HRS

    i am trying to backup of a 80GB database on a network (SAN via NAS)and its taking 10 HRS but when i backup up the same database on a local drive it only takes 40 minutes. can anyone help me troubleshoot what the possible issue could be? Thanks

    123456300 pointsBadges:
  • Access to an EMC SAN

    We are considering moving some apps from individual blades (a growing expense) to a partition of an existing, underused i520. One hang up is DASD, especially moving or reloading the terabytes of data currently held in our SAN. With the new partioning of an i5, especially when running an AIX, or...

    Seconddan0 pointsBadges:
  • Industry standards for SAN attached disk cost

    I am looking for some industry standards on what the average cost per GB or TB is for SAN attached storage. Does anyone know where I can find these numbers?

    WRickR5 pointsBadges:
  • IBM DS4300 SAN Storage Acceptance document

    Hello there, I was wondering if somebody could provide me with some guidance in preparing an acceptance document for the installation of a Fiber Channel SAN storage based on an IBM DS4300. This will help me ensure that the installation is fully implemented and all the features are enabled and...

    Akouider0 pointsBadges:
  • Oracle Data Guard Replication between SAN and NAS

    Is it possible to replicate data (using Oracle Data Guard) between Oracle Database which is on SAN at primary site and on NAS at the DR site?

    KetanVora0 pointsBadges:
  • Virtual Storage Help

    I am looking into the virtual storage arena but I am not sure who to look at. I have looked at Lefthand, equalogics, DataCore, and Falconstor. Any input would be appreciated as I need to start looking at what will work with our 5TB SAN. EverlearningOne

    VirtualSE5 pointsBadges:
  • Looking for metrics regarding SAN ports managed per FTE

    Any data would be helpful. Basically for use in additional staff justification.

    Lynnew5 pointsBadges:
  • SAN fiber channel interconnect

    Could someone describe the materials required for a fiber channel interconnect for a backbone network. I assume it is a switch, fiber patch "cables" and pci cards for server. Could someone give me information and/or a reference to vendors.

    Mousejn5 pointsBadges:
  • SAN getting to big

    My SAN seems to be getting bigger and bigger. Does anyone have any suggestions on how to manage it.

    ITGuy10 pointsBadges:
  • SAN attach Windows servers hang on boot

    I have several IBM X series (342,345,346) servers with Windows 2000 and 2003 loaded. I am experiencing an issue with the server hanging when booting. This only happens when I have the server connected to the SAN. I am using Qlogic 2340 HBA connecting to Cisco 9509 SAN switches. I can see the HBA...

    Chucklong0 pointsBadges:
  • Getting errors backing up a Windows SAN

    I am running a Windows 2003 server on a SAN. using 2 qlogic 2300's connected to the IBM 2109-f16 switch. A IBM 4560slx tape library using a FCO (Fibre channel option) card in the library. The FCO card is connected to the IBM 2109-f16 switch. I have "port" zoned the Server and the library in one...

    MarkLewis5 pointsBadges:
  • san consideration for backup: hba

    Can 1 hba be used to access disk storage and tape devices on a SAN? Is this a good practice? Thanks.

    veritatis0 pointsBadges:

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