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datatstax opscenter v 4.1.2 short-os collection failed

I've installed Datastax opscenter v4.1.2. It was bundled with Datastax Cassandra Community edition version 2.0.8. I'm running these on Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit. When I open opscenter all ...
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Network Block Device (NBD) clients for Windows or similar solutions [closed]

Are there any NBD clients for Windows? Strangely, I cannot find any, or I am searching for them in a wrong way. Such client should be possibly a driver with front-end tool (may be a command-line ...
2
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1answer
108 views

iSCSI MPIO disconnections

We have a test cluster setup with MPIO and all seems to be working well. The setup is using Windows Server 2012 r2 with a qnap as the backend storage. Routes are as follows; 172.16.10.10 (qnap port ...
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0answers
31 views

Cinder storage on windows storage server

I am planning openstack deployement and considering such solution: cinder volumes on Windows Storage Server: http://www.cloudbase.it/cinder-volume-on-windows-storage-server-2012/ and compute ...
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0answers
96 views

Issue deleting files from a NetApp Windows Share

At work we have a NetApp Windows Share setup. I browse with Windows Explorer to a folder which contained thousands of text files. I then select multiple files at the same time and delete the files. ...
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0answers
49 views

Are there any opensource/free tools to build cloud based file storage? [closed]

I have around 50 windows machines. They are used for some computing works, which are running some in-house .NET applications. Each of them has 1Tb hard drive. I would like to utilize unused spaces on ...
1
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2answers
149 views

Is there a way to fake “slow” storage for testing?

I need to test my system with varying degrees of storage latency. Is there a software solution (for Windows) that would allow me to "fake slow" storage for testing purposes? I'm basically looking ...
0
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2answers
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Why can't I extend my dynamic volume over a second drive?

We have a server that is running on hardware RAID1. We've needed to add additional disks, but unfortunately the raid controller doesn't support RAID10. So we've added another RAID1 array, and want to ...
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1answer
60 views

How much should it cost to implement shadowing for a Windows Server 2008 environment? [closed]

I should perhaps preface this by saying that I am not a sysadmin but rather a user. The reason I'm asking this question is because I and other users at my company have experienced accidental deletion ...
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4answers
196 views

High speed storage drive (over 8 GByte/s) [closed]

Looking for a windows based solution to create a high performance, 8 GB/s storage array. Either by striping together dozens of SSDs, or by create multiple RAID arrays and somehow pooling them ...
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3answers
292 views

Hard disk write-once mode on Windows

Is it possible to force a hard disk into 'write-once' mode in Windows? I want to securely store logs so they can't be changed, but I can't use tapes or optical media due to performance reasons.
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2answers
62 views

Access files from internet to internal server [closed]

I have an external IP pointing to it and I can mstsc (access via RDP) to it but I can't access it via \\IPADDRESS Any ideas?
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1answer
115 views

Windows Storage Server… Just a single Administrator session?

I have a server with "Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Standard" operating system. My problem is that I cannot access the server with Administrator account with two users at the same time... Just one ...
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1answer
137 views

Windows Storage Server 2008 Single Instance Storage

Should I be enabling this feature on a file server? What type of performance hit is involved with this? I ask as its not something I can easily turn off once on.
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1answer
303 views

VirtualBox Fedora Host Windows Guest Networking and Folder Aliases

I'm new to running virtual machines and I have a couple questions. I have a Fedora 14 box with an 8 core Bulldozer processor that is running VirtualBox with Windows. This machine has several ...
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2answers
1k views

Maximum Size Limit for CIFS Share Accessed by Windows Server 2003 (32 bit) Client?

We have a CIFS share being served out by a NETAPP appliance. The CIFS share has grown to over 2 TB in size. A Windows Server 2003 32 bit-client accesses the share. Lets say, for example, the ...
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1answer
131 views

Using Windows Storage Server for other things

Are there any reasons not to use Windows Storage Server for other minor things such as running a 3rd party service or application that requires a lot of storage? The reason I ask is because I have a ...
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3answers
239 views

Dell Poweredge Disk Issue

System will boot with no errors, but will only get so far into Windows (safe mode, normal) before it locks up (but still accepts mouse input). Tried a live disk to boot from, and I can copy just ...
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3answers
120 views

Network-Attached Storage Advice

The company I work for utilizes an old, clunky Window SBS as a file server and Domain Controller. They're looking to reorganize their storage infrastructure to deal with data demands. I'm thinking a ...
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3answers
155 views

Adding Hard Drive to Production Server - Best Practices

I've got a Dell Poweredge 2850 up and running as our production Web Server. Its got a RAID 1 array for the OS, and a RAID 5 for data. I would like to add an additional drive on it's own (not a ...
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0answers
100 views

Windows Storage Server 2008 & Windows 7 sharing acting unpredictably

Configuration: Windows Server 2008 r2 ADUC, Windows Storage Server 2008, Windows 7 Professional x86 & x64 Scenario: We've been using Windows Storage Server on a NAS device for the last year or ...
2
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1answer
320 views

DFSR - What happens when one server gets maxed out?

What happens when one server in a DFSR pool maxes out its disk space? I am at the very beginning of my research in DFS/R and this struck me. I plan on implementing this on one server with RAID1 ...
0
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2answers
126 views

Cost of storing many files on a fileserver

I need to store a lot of data contained in SQLite databases on a file server. I have the opportunity to split the data up into many files. This means that there is less risk of a large part of the ...
0
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1answer
743 views

How to design high performance CIFS/SMB

Would it make sense to virtualize windows using Xen or VMware ESX and expose storage on a JBOD as NFS, instead of exposing storage as CIFS/SMB for better I/O throughput? Is it true that the below can ...
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2answers
335 views

most efficient way to expose storage to windows on network?

using Nexenta or Opensolaris...on server grade h/w: SAS disks + 1GB layer3 switch: CIFS would only do 10 MB/s. Adding more servers would bump this to 10 MB/sec per server? dont know about NFS ...
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2answers
150 views

Adding redundant storage to a SMB Server

I run a small business server with about 500gb in total drive space in a RAID5 array. We are design oriented though so this has filled up quickly! We have a NAS (Qnap) that we use for backups and it ...
0
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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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1answer
2k views

Can i automate a script to get EMC grab reports from different servers

Here is my issue, we have 170 unix servers , 80 ESX servers and many Windows (2003/2008)s pread across 3 EMC Clariions and 2 VMAX in which I want to perform host grabs on all the servers prior to ...
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2answers
762 views

General question about RAID configurations, specifically nested RAID 50

I understand about the different types of RAID configurations: RAID 1 -- Mirror [Redundant] RAID 0 -- Stripe [Performant] RAID 5 -- Hot Spare [Redundant] From what I understand, RAID 1 gives you ...
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1answer
26 views

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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1answer
143 views

Adding new virtual disks to a Windows host in ESX “live”

Building on my previous question about RHEL, how do you add get the guest OS to recognize that you've added new drives to it without a reboot? I have Windows 2003, XP, and 2008 guests running on ESX ...
2
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3answers
483 views

SMB Backup Solution

I'm currently running a small to medium sized network consisting of approx. 40 workstations and 30 servers (both physical and virtual) consisting of various versions of Windows 2000, XP, 2003, and a ...
2
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2answers
713 views

Dynamic disks import to a new server

One of our servers has died recently. So I've took those disks from it and installed them all to the new server running Windows Server 2008. Along with disks I've moved two simple two-port controllers ...
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8answers
2k views

Best places to free space on Windows? [closed]

Prompted by Adam.. I would like your suggestions as to freeing up space on a Windows machine. Yes, yes, I know disk space is cheap but sometimes, you have older machines that just need more space and ...