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WS2003 network drive gets deactivated after restart

windows server 2003 OS runs sql backups regularly and periodically i have to restart once in a while. when the restart takes place the network drive(H) becomes deactivated which i do not understand ...
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HP MSA1500 - getting past the 2TB limit?

I currently have (7) 300GB drives in the MSA1500. This is configured with RAID 5 which results in a 1.8TB drive, about 1.6TB formatted. I still have 7 more empty slots in the enclosure that I would ...
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Running SpinRite on SAN attached LUN with NTFS corruption

Got a customer that has an issue with NTFS corruption that is popping up on SAN attached storage. The LUN is RAID-10 (4:1 spindle ratio). The machines are Windows Server 2003 (64-bit), and they are ...
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Is it possible to query the LUN ID of a list of windows server?

I'm trying a combination of FCINFO and PSEXEC to get the LUN ID (LUN NUMBER) used by servers, but i cant get this information directly from fcinfo. I've also try using WMI until i learned that i ...
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Persistently bound iSCSI volumes not mounting automatically on reboot

I have a Windows Server 2003 machine using Microsoft iSCSI Initiator that connects to a Fujitsu DX80. I've added a target that uses mutual CHAP and works wonderfully until I reboot. I have set the ...
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File Server - One large LUN or multiple smaller LUNs?

We're about to replace a bunch of kit (servers, SAN etc.) and migrate our servers across from their current platform. Our file server has around 8tb of data on it right now, spread across 5 LUNs (all ...
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File server - going beyond 2TB

Our current main filer server is a Windows 2003 R2 cluster with 3 2TB disks connected to a backend SAN. Our main issue right now is 1 of the 2TB disk is getting full. What options do I have? Mount ...
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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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Luns not taken by the windows server admin

I have a scenario based question...Something , I haven't faced till now ,but i would be interested to know the answer. If i have assigned a luns (say, of 50 GB) and put them in storage ...
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Perfmon disk counters vs. a SAN

I'm not a storage guy. I know how to spell SAN and a few basics beyond that, but not much farther. Are std disk counters reliable in measuring against SAN storage? We have 2 MS SQL (2005) servers ...
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how do in attach a new host to the clariion

I 'm a newbie so need lil help on the basics. I have a new win 2003 server,I need to attach the host to my clariion Cx 700 box. Can some body walk me through the step by step procedures. I will ...
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Need advice: Boot-from-SAN back to Direct-Attached Storage

For reasons beyond my control, we need to move a boot-from-san server back to direct-attached-storage. All of it's drives are on the SAN. I'm looking for any advice, recommendations and/or potential ...
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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. ...
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Migrating servers to SAN - what to look out for?

We have 20+ Windows 2k3 physical servers that are used for some heavy calculation jobs few times a week.Users logon via rdp to them and run some jobs.Once these jobs are complete, users save results ...