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3answers
97 views

Strangeness during Windows Server Install (drive duplication) [SAN]

I have recently taken over as an administrator for an IBM chassis and associated blades, along with accompanying IBM SAN. One of the blades is running VMWare ESXi 5, and we don't need it anymore, so ...
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0answers
38 views

Splitting Multiple Files in Windows

We have a 21TB LUN full of images that are approx 600K in size in multiple sub folders on the disk. We are trying to split the 21TB LUN into 8 smaller LUNs that are about 2.6TB a piece in order to ...
2
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1answer
118 views

Shared storage setup for Windows

This is a n00b question. I want to setup a SAN that will be used as shared storage between multiple Windows 2008 R2 servers. By shared storage, I mean the files can be seen by all servers. How do I do ...
2
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1answer
919 views

Cannot extend existing data disk over 2TB on windows 2008 with dynamic and gpt part

As my D: disk is almost full (2TB) I extended the FC lun to 2.5TB. The new 500Go are seen by windows as "Unalloacted" as expected. I tried to extend the volume but windows says There is not enough ...
3
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1answer
155 views

Is WinSAT reliable to test the speed of my iSCSI, Fibre SAN, under bare metal or Virtualized?

I discovered the following command in this whitepaper: WinSat disk -read -ran -ransize 4096 -drive c Is it reliable to use against a SAN, or iSCSI drive? I would like to compare the output of ...
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1answer
133 views

Replicate / SYNC / Copy thousands of files

Windows 32BIT Box (Server OS) 4GB RAM a 800GB LUN Mapped to the above box as a local drive Around 700GB of text files (Yes text files and a few thousand word documents) nested in thousands of ...
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1answer
90 views

making the share read only

I 'm sorry to come over again, I was thinking of making the share read only from celerra manager( CIFS only) by R clicking on file system. "the NAS share (\nas12\termemployee$) to read-only to ...
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4answers
257 views

Fix things first or virtualize and then fix

Warning: This is a very general question. I've walked into an environment where everything is working for the most part but it is held together with scotch tape (don't want to offend the duct tape ...
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1answer
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what NAS cellera services to be monitered?

We have a monitoring tool called SCOM which mainly monitors different OS related services .However, we being part of storage team would also like some of our services to be monitored. We have HP NAS ...
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3answers
778 views

MySQL failover on Windows with SAN available

My backoffice components are doing MySQL queries. I need to ensure High Availability of MySQL (on Windows). I have a SAN available where I will store the DB file. This is what I was thinking. I will ...
0
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2answers
872 views

SAN disk Write/Read speed

We are currently having some issues transferring large files (100-800 GB) from one Windows 2003 server to another. They are all virtualized and on SAN partitions so we are trying to narrow down the ...
4
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7answers
1k views

Bigger File Server or SAN?

We currently have two 6 year old linux file servers (an HP DL320 and DL380) that are starting to be dogs. The DL320 just uses 10K IDE drives set up in RAID1, the 360 has 6 drives set up in RAID10. ...
2
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1answer
729 views

How to monitor a SAN server (via iSCSI)?

What options do I have to monitor a SAN server that provides iSCSI storage to a network for availability and performance? (Windows options preferred)
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6answers
2k views

Offsite backup of Terabytes of data

I'm looking for a way to create an offsite backup of around 8TB of data. I've currently broken the data down into 2-4TB file systems and I'm using ShadowProtect to backup the data from an SBS 2003 ...
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5answers
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SSH / SCP Server on Windows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is a good SSH server to use on Windows? Can anyone on the SF community recommend a trustworthy/easy to set up SCP server for windows. I do not want to go through ...