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    I built a Hyper-V server, which has a 6 channel SATA II controller. I will use one disk to run he host OS (Windows 2008 Server Enterprise - Core) and will use the remaining 5 SATA II disks to run VMs on. In addition the system has the capacity to hold 32GB RAM, and has 2 Quad CPU sockets. My...

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  • Backup issues

    I am having problems with backing up a 2 volumes from my HP MSA1000 SAN to an LTO tape library. The volumes are 80 & 90 GB in size and contain around 600,000 small files in each set. The 2 volumes are RAID 5 and I am getting about 5-8 GB per hour back-up. I am also backing up other RAID 5 sets and...

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  • Any common tool for measuring controller throughput?

    I was searching for a long time for a simple tool which can tell us the controller throughput of any SAN environment. Its necessary for every Storage engineer to have this utility to cross verify the subsystem we buy. Ofcourse the vendor will have the tool or LAB benchmark for the same. But those...

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  • Partition Creation Error

    When trying to create a partition on a logical drive I receive the following error message: 'The Operation was cancelled due to an Internal error' and the partition failed to create. I have tried deleting the array and recreating the logical drive but it failed to resolve the issue. I have run...

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  • Which switch in my IP-based CCTV system project will combine camera controls?

    I need some help in selecting devices for an IP-based CCTV system project: We have 3 towers; each consists of 25 floors. A consultant planned to centralize the monitoring of 3 tower cameras in a security room on the ground floor. But before, the NVR was placed in each tower on the 5th floor. I...

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  • How many of you are considering FCoE as a transition from Fibre Channel to Ethernet?

    How many of you are considering FCoE as a transition from Fibre Channel to Ethernet?

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  • How do I setup a storage with multiple geographical location Sync?

    Iam planning to setup a storage which needs to be located in 5 geographical locations. The data which i write on the first location should get sysnc with rest 4 locations in no time. I dont want to invest more in procure higher bandwidth solutions. Is there any other way to sync the data by caching...

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  • VMware virtual infrastructure and Backup exec 12.5 error

    I have just installed Agent for VMware Virtual Infrastructure on my BackupExec 12.5 server. I have added Virtual Center Server and now am trying to browse it to select what virtual machines to backup but cant connect to VC

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  • Login syntax for ESX 3.5

    Hi all, I'm trying to get WINscp to log into ESH 3.5 so I can copy the VDMK's to a NAS box as a backup procedure, however not sure why I am getting access denied etc. I have put the entries for the firewall SSH client TCP 22 in and trying using scp or sftp. root@hostname.domainname.net.nz and...

    NZSolly15 pointsBadges:
  • error in connection between oracle8i&developer2000

    I'm installing Oracle8i on Windows 2000 professional on NTFS partition and on the same machine I'm installing Developer 2000 or form6 in a different partition. When I try to connect Developer to Oracle, I get the error "TNS could not resolve." Please provide a solution. Can I use Oracle8i...

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  • NTFS.sys error

    I have been given a laptop to fix. The error message that comes up when you boot it up is missing/corrupt file: system32/drivers/ntfs.sys. How do I fix the computer? Suggestions appreciated. Thanks.

    Jade057110 pointsBadges:
  • Attention Light on Tape Drive I5 Model 520

    We have an I5 Model 520, with a 5755 tape drive attached. We upgraded from V5R3 to V5R4 about a month ago and shortly after, the attention light on the tape came on (blinks). We thought maybe an IPL would clear this up or by cleaning the tape drive several times, but no luck. We can't seem to find...

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  • USB flash drives recognized as “floppy drive”

    I have a user who is using a USB Hub with 4 ports. Windows XP system will correctly recognize the USB harddrive and printers attached, but when the user inserts his USB flash drive, it recognizes it as a 3-1/2 Floppy. All USB flash drives used on his system have the same result. Even if he plugs it...

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  • Netapps FAS960 vs. HP EVA 3000/5000

    Hi All, Does anyone know off hand were to get something comprehensive that will compare performace of the netapps kit and the HP kit mentioned in the subject line. I realise there is alot of different scenarios around FC and isci etc, what i am looking for is something that will outline the max...

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  • EMC CX-500 LUNs

    A SearchStorage.com reader recently asked: we have a EMC CX-500 with navisphere 6.0 in a switch fabric enviroment. how to find out, via command line, the LUN's that has been assigned to storage group and deivce name that appears on the host. LUN 101 <--> hostA: /dev/dsk/c0t1d5

    Andrew Burton225 pointsBadges:
  • Unable to enable option for showing hidden files

    I have not seen my hidden files. When i go in tools and folder option and tick show hidden files and then apply but after also i didnt see my files and automatically the tick is hidden files so please give me answer immediately.

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  • De-Duplication Live in production

    We use de-duplication technology for are backups. And I would like to know if someone have tried to implement de-duplication on a bit by bit level in a live production environement? I want to de-duplicate are CIFS volume, are VMWare volume and possibly are SAP volume. so is their somone that dit it...

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  • How do I use Veritas Volume Manager DMP with a StorageTek ST2540 array

    We have recently aquired a Sun StorageTek ST2540 array and directly attached it to Sun T2000 server. While the native Solaris 10 MPxIO is able to recognize duel path to the Storage but Veritas DMP is unable to. Could this be because of array support missing in Veritas Storage Foundation Suit 5 for...

    Ranger2k75 pointsBadges:
  • Archiving Emails on a CD

    I use Microsoft Office Outlook. How do I store (archive) all my email from 2008 on a CD and have them completely removed from my computer? I want them to be formatted of the CD in a way that I can insert the cd and with ease open the emails and not have to reload the emails or change the format or...

    Adventuredev55 pointsBadges:
  • How Volume Shadow Copy works in Windows system?

    Hi, I am curious how "Volume Shadow Copy" works in Windows system. I understand that during a Windows backup, the Windows actually creates a volume shadow copy of your data to create an accurate point-in-time copy of the contents of your hard drive, including any open files or files that are being...

    Scl1085 pointsBadges:

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