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Suggestions for a NAS for VMware storage [closed]

I have been looking at Openfiler, and it appears to be a great open-source solution. I haven't seen very much documentation on limitations of OF. We are by no means a Fortune 500 company (yet:) so our ...
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0answers
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Can Tahoe-LAFS be used with FreeNAS (or OpenFiler) as a volume?

Is it possible to somehow attach a Tahoe-LAFS volume in to FreeNAS (or OpenFiler) and use it as part of a FreeNAS volume group?
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1answer
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OpenFiler NAS Installation

I am planning on installing openfiler (first time) on a Intel Core2Duo 4GB Ram with 2 x 2TB Sata Disks. Do I need to install openfiler on a separate disk and then use 2 x 2TB as Data drives, or can I ...
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SAN/NAS with high availability?

I have two servers that I plan to use for storage. Each of them has a few SATA disks directly attached. I want the storage to be available even if one of the storage servers is down (preferably the ...
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1answer
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HD Power Saving with OpenFiler

Does OpenFiler support power saving when used with software raid? I have only seen it mentioned as "planned for the future".
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1answer
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Time to sync a 1.5TB RAID1 array?

I have setup a RAID 1 array with 2 Seagate 1.5TB SATA ST31500341AS drives for my NAS using Openfiler. The system has been up for over 17hrs and the array is still syncing, speed has dropped from ...
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1answer
861 views

Openfiler data recovery after OS drive failed

About to set up a NAS/SAN using Openfiler with the Openfiler OS on drive1, drive2 and drive3 will be used to store data (RAID 1 setup). In case of drive1 failed, would my data stored in the RAID 1 ...
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4answers
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What is the advantage of using openfiler or freenas over Ubuntu?

Just curious about what the advantage(s) are of using FreeNAS or OpenFiler over Ubnutu for a NAS box. Is it reliability, performance, both?
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OpenFiler versus FreeNAS for Mac OSX environment

I'm a photographer and I have a requirement find a better method of storing my photo library. Currently I use a Macbook Pro and 6 external drives connected via USB2 or FW800. They are divided up in ...