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    SOHO with HW Raid Controller

    Hi,

    can I install Open-E SOHO on a machine where all disks are attached to a LSI HW RAID Controller when I do not setup a RAID (only JBOD)?

    Thanks.
    Manuel
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    Hardware sizing for iSCSI Storage

    Hello,

    I know that there are certified hardware partners but I like to discuss hardware sizing generally to get some other points of view:


    ### Disks
    If I plan an DSS7 Active/Passive iSCSI...
  3. A/P Cluster failed after shutdown Remote Node

    Hi,

    my remote node of the A/P cluster had a issue with the BBU module so I had to do a shutdown. First I tried a reboot and checked if the iSCSI volumes was accessible and they did as expected....
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    Hi Todd, I changed the values. Can you explain...

    Hi Todd,

    I changed the values. Can you explain in in 2-3 short words what these settings do?
    Or how much this will improve the performance?

    Thank you :)
    Manuel
  5. Logical volume can not be served because it is outdated...

    Hello,

    one of my OE7 environment crashed during the weekend. I don't know exactly what happend (it's on the other side of the world, cannot take a close look) but I think they lost power and the...
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    Hello Todd, I use MPIO for the VIP NICs - I only...

    Hello Todd,
    I use MPIO for the VIP NICs - I only use a balance-rr Bond for the Storage Replication NICs:

    4 NICs with VIPs presenting iSCSI -- VMware/Win2008 connected with MPIO
    3 NICs as...
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    Question about Best Practice Active-Active

    Hello,

    at the moment I setup my first V7 Active/Active iSCSI cluster.
    Here is how I did it... What do you think? Is this best practice? Any errors?


    NODE1
    2 iSCSI Targets, each with 2...
  8. Hi Al, I have to replace the Secondary/Passive...

    Hi Al,

    I have to replace the Secondary/Passive Node, not the Primary/Active - so I guess it should be more easy as in the Knowledge Article.

    So it should work like this:

    1) Stop the Cluster,...
  9. Active/Passive Cluster - Replace one node with new hardware

    Hi there,

    I have to replace one Node from an Active/Passive iSCSI Cluster with new hardware.
    At the moment I don't use MPIO, I use a rr-bond with two NICs.


    My idea:
    Shutdown all Virtual...
  10. No NICs found - Dell R420 / Broadcom BCM5719 and BCM5720

    Hello,

    I have a brad new Dell R420 Server here with the Broadcom BCM5720 onboard + a 4 Port BCM5719 NIC, both are 1 Gbit.

    First I tried to install Open-E V7 up01 and it failed after checking...
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    Looks like that the replication is fast enough...

    Looks like that the replication is fast enough and I didn't see it... ;-)

    The migration in my test lab was running without downtime. Let's see how it works with the productive system and with 485...
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    Yes, I know and I'm using link aggregation. If I...

    Yes, I know and I'm using link aggregation.
    If I switch to MPIO with two servers I cannot configure the Failover Manager?
    I think I will use the balance-rr bond because it was working in the past....
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    Hi, I will use two NIC als balance-rr bond on...

    Hi,

    I will use two NIC als balance-rr bond on DSS side and two NIC with teaming on ESX side. All connections 1gbit.
    With this setup I'm running up to 10 VM's including AD, Fileserver, ... for max...
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    Migration Windows Storage Server to DSS

    Hello,

    current environment: Windows Storage Server, iSCSI attached to VMware ESX.
    I want to migrate to an active/passive DSS V6 iSCSI storage, primary node is a new Server, secondary node will be...
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    Hi, I found this...

    Hi,

    I found this http://kb.open-e.com/What-do-I-need-to-know-about-Open-E-SNMP_742.html
    I will try using SNMP
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    Open-E Health Monitoring with SCOM ?

    Hello,

    is there any whay to do a health monitoring with MS SCOM (System Center Operations Manager) ?

    Or SNMP ?


    Best regards,
    Manuel
  17. Oh BTW: The Controller is now only DEGRADED and...

    Oh BTW: The Controller is now only DEGRADED and not on REBUILD.
    But if I try to power up the server it boot only to 90% and then the drives are not accessable.

    From the Email Messages I see that...
  18. Hello Todd, thanks for your respond. Now it...

    Hello Todd,

    thanks for your respond.

    Now it looks like that the RAID controller is damaged because the new disk goes to BAD after one hour. I will receive the sparepart on Friday.



    In the...
  19. iSCSI Failover - Connection loss when Secondary Node is doing RAID Rebuild

    Hi,

    Situation:

    iSCSI Failover with two DSS and Storage Replication.
    Connected to two VMware ESXi 4 Servers.

    Secondary/Passive Node have a damaged RAID Harddisk (RAID5) and I replaced it....
  20. Hi, about your concerns: 1. NICs are ok and...

    Hi,

    about your concerns:

    1. NICs are ok and the right ones. Checked after installation on both nodes.

    2. VLAN setup is ok

    3. all traffic of the iSCSI (172.*) is on the same VLAN and I use...
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    Update from up65_b5217 to actual version

    Hi,

    I'm using Open-E with up65_b5217 version and I like to update all installations in the next weeks.

    1.) can I update directly to the newest version or do I have to install each version "in...
  22. Failover with bonding - Ping Nodes goes up and down

    Hello,

    my environment is 2x Open-E DSS, 2x ESX Hosts and 2 Switches. All Servers are connected to both switches and they are linked together using Spanning Tree (STP). The iSCSI Backend uses...
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