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50 views

NTFS corrupts by using Windows 2008 R2 share with Debian iSCSI Target

I'm currently using a Debian Wheezy server with a iSCSI block target "lun0". This target is mounted on my Windows 2008 R2 machine and formated using NTFS. The device is mounted as "D:\DATA" and shared ...
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84 views

Can't connect to iSCSI target on Amazon EC2 Windows Server 2008R2

I have Windows Server 2008 R2 running on Amazon EC2 with attached elastic IP. All ports in a security group are open but only to my IP-address. I have succesfully set up Microsoft iSCSI Target 3.3 ...
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1answer
73 views

Why Bitlocker in Windows Server 2008/2008 R2 doesn't support iSCSI drives?

As far as I know Bitlocker in Windows Server 2008/2008 R2 doesn't support iSCSI drives (but version included in Server 2012/Windows 8 does). Why it is so?
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227 views

Setting up iSCSI on an external hard drive with 4K sector size [closed]

I have a WD My Book 3TB external hard drive connected to a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine. I'm trying to make that machine an iSCSI target. Everything is set up, but I can't create a virtual hard disk ...
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110 views

Using puppet to deploy windows backup with Microsoft iSCSI

We currently have started using the following strategy for Windows backups, which I am looking to deploy via puppet: iSCSI Initiator is enabled on the client server. iSCSI Virtual Disk + VHD are ...
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1answer
591 views

Sharing storage between DFS nodes providing failover without failover manager

I'm currently consulting for a small engineering firm that has been using a single server for all their domain needs and their management has got sick of not being able to access networked shares from ...
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233 views

DFS CIFS shares not responding to demand

I'm hoping someone can help me here with understanding how a windows file copy differs between a copy using terracopy (or similar) and what that means for contention on my NAS head. Background: ...
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2k views

iSCSI issue; “the media is write protected”

i've got some serious issues with w2k8 r2 standard and iSCSI controller. i'm running dell server, connected via ethernet to synergy NAS, which is handling LUN via iSCSI. i'm using ms iSCSI initiator ...
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2answers
585 views

Fine tuning iSCSI Initiator configuration in Windows Server 2008 R2

I've set up a 3 node cluster with Windows Server 2008 R2. I need to connect to these nodes a lot of lun (18 LUN on each node; not my decision... :( ). After digging a while with iSCSI Initiator ...
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1answer
4k views

iSCSI errors continue after removing inaccessible target portal

By mistake I entered an iSCSI target portal address in the iSCSI Initiator on one of our virtual servers that does not have an address in the network range used for iSCSI. This caused the following ...
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1answer
896 views

iSCSI Disconnects every 30 minutes

Every 30 minutes, almost by clockwork, a get the following error on my Windows 2008 R2 servers: Log Name: System Source: MSiSCSI Event ID: 113 Level: Warning Description: ...
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1answer
720 views

ShadowCopy Error 7001 (Unable to create a shadow copy) but SC got created and works fine, what to do?

I'm running Windows Server 2008 R2 on a Dell R410. A QNAP NAS is connected to it via gigabit crossover. A 2.6 TB LUN is mounted via iSCSI as Volume Z:. A task should create Shadow Copies three times ...
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1answer
312 views

Prevent iSCSI connection from being terminated early on reboot

I have a clustered Hyper-V environment with four nodes and three PowerVault MD3xxx storage arrays for shared storage. The servers are using standard Ethernet connections for the iSCSI fabric (not ...
2
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1answer
1k views

Why does Hyper-V and Windows Backup crash (BSOD) after successfull backup?

Hello I am running Server 2008 R2 with a handful of Hyper-V guest nodes. If Windows backup runs without any of the Hyper-V nodes running, the server is fine. If Hyper-V runs a backup while the Hyper-V ...
2
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2answers
558 views

Multiple iSCSI Targets or 1 that's shared?

On my network I have several types of files I want to save on a SAN like: SQL db's and logs Exchange data Random files Now I'm wondering if I should create one iSCSI Target with a large volume and ...
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1answer
748 views

Connecting to iSCSI Target

I've installed Microsoft iSCSI Software Target 3.3 on a server 2008 R2 machine and created a new iSCSI Target. In the target I created a new Virtual Disk. From another server I started iSCSI ...
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242 views

install network drivers on a diskless windows 2008 R2

I have a dell r715 with a Broadcom NetXtreme II 1 Gigabit Server. I am booting my Windows Server 2008 R2 through iSCSI from a SAN. I want to install my network drivers. When I try to install my ...
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0answers
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Volume manager of Windows Server 2008 R2 does not show all iSCSI volumes

we set up a backup server (Win2k8 r2) for our VMware infrastructure which uses an iSCSI SAN for storage. The backup server has to be connected to the SAN for Veeam to be able to backup virtual ...
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1answer
518 views

Microsoft iSCSI Initiator: How to pass a CHAP user name?

I need to connect a Win2008 R2 server to a iSCSI target and I'm supposed to use a CHAP user name that is different from the initiator name. Technet says: By default, the Microsoft iSCSI Initiator ...
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2answers
2k views

iSCSI initiator cannot remove session on boot drive

I'm very new to iSCSI so forgive me if I use the wrong terminology. I have two nics on my host with IP addresses that can see my iSCSI device (DELL MD3200 if it matters). We are booting the system ...
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1answer
853 views

MD3200i Slow Performance and Queue Depth

Read performance on our SAN is slow under certain workloads. When we compare this to some local storage, we find the local storage performing 2x as fast. The SAN performs well with a high Queue ...
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5k views

Does MPIO aggregate bandwidth for a single connection?

Consider the following setup: Windows 2008 R2, MPIO feature installed. Two iSCSI NICs (not bonded), 1Gb each. Storage: Compellent, 2x 1Gb iSCSI ports, single controller. In my tests I have ...
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1answer
455 views

How do I choose a NIC to use for iSCSI?

I am standing up a new file server and I need to connect it to my iSCSI SAN and I am looking for a good NIC to use for dedicated iSCSI with multi-pathing. What should I be looking for in a good ...
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3k views

iSCSI drive doesn't mount after reboot of windows 2008 r2

I have a server with Win2008R2 and a synology NAS. On the Nas there are 6 iSCSI partitions which are mounted on the windows server. The windows server is virtualized under Hyper-V. After rebooting ...
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2k views

iSCSI SAN - Network adapter bottleneck

My new database server (Windows Server 2008 R2) has a 4 Gbps connection to my Dell EqualLogic iSCSI SAN. I've been testing it by backing up multiple databases at the same time. There appears to be a ...
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490 views

iSCSI connection is gone and when reconnected drive can't be accessed anymore on Windows 2008 R2

My client has QNAP library that I've used to share 2 iSCSI connections. One to physical machine and the other to virtual machine on top of that machine. One is 4TB (connected to physical machine) and ...
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339 views

Windows Storage Server and SSDs in Raid 0 - Slow performance

We have a computer running Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 with 6 SSD in RAID 0. This storage computer has one PCI-E with 4 Ethernet ports and we connected it to a gigabit switch to other computers ...
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2k views

How to dismount an iSCSI volume

Anyone know a way of force dismounting an iSCSI volume from windows 2008? I need to redimension the iSCSI volume, but the applicance says it can only do this when its not in use, so I need to dismount ...