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    Argh, just realised I posted in the wrong Forum!

    Argh, just realised I posted in the wrong Forum!
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    G'day Todd, Clearing the logs can be pretty...

    G'day Todd,
    Clearing the logs can be pretty inconvenient if the server has been in production for a while.
    Is there anything in the logs that we can see that will tell us where the problem is?
    ie...
  3. Thread: How to run hdparm

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    G'day, As Symm mentions, if you go to the...

    G'day,



    As Symm mentions, if you go to the "Hardware" tab in the GUI and select "Status" and then download the logs, the resulting compressed .rar(Which will take a minute to create) will...
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    DSS V6 and Gigabit NIC AutoNeg

    G'day All,
    Has anyone else had difficulty with Ethernet NICs not negotiating 1GB?
    We have a test box that we have tried the onboard NVidia, plus 2x Realtek and an Intel PRO 1000, none of which will...
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    Yep, ours came back the next day (without...

    Yep, ours came back the next day (without deleting the logs). So I do still think it is a "time warp" issue.

    Rgds Ben
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    G'day, We just noticed the same thing on a new...

    G'day,
    We just noticed the same thing on a new install of DSS Lite.
    The only extra clue I have is I think the Date/time may have been wrong at the start, ie in the first few minutes, until the...
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    G'day Ralph, Yep, I was surprised as well,...

    G'day Ralph,
    Yep, I was surprised as well, normally this forum is pretty good that way.:) There are a couple of KB entries, but nothing that really ties it all together.
    So we are in the process...
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    VMWare vSphere Recommended settings.

    G'day All,
    We are in the process of updating clients from ESX 3.5 to vSphere 4.0.
    So far we have used the local storage for anything critical, but our next batch of clients needs the central...
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    G'day Budy, Thanks for the confirmation. We have...

    G'day Budy,
    Thanks for the confirmation. We have seen the same thing here, VMware likes different LUNs, while Windows didn't care.
    Took us hours to work it out when first trying to get iSCSI...
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    LUN0 message in iSCSI v6 Beta

    G'day All,
    Just starting our testing with V6 Beta Upd3, and I noticed that there is now a message when you create a iSCSI target:

    Info
    Please note that in order to access iSCSI-enabled data from...
  11. Thread: hardware

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    G'day MadMick, One of the great things about...

    G'day MadMick,
    One of the great things about Open-E is that it is pretty compatible with most hardware.
    The specs that Symm have listed are a good place to start.
    It depends on what your needs...
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    Arghh really need an "edit" button. Sorry Paul,...

    Arghh really need an "edit" button.
    Sorry Paul, just re-read your post and realised you ahd thought about the LAN replication. Mea culpa.

    Ben
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    G'day Paul, I agree that an "Initial Sync"...

    G'day Paul,
    I agree that an "Initial Sync" option via USB would be fantastic.
    The way we were thinking of getting around it was to temporaily locate the "remote" DSS on the local lan, and just...
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    G'day Stig, Just to clarify the original poster...

    G'day Stig,
    Just to clarify the original poster is using VMware Server 2.0 not ESX 2.x, so these are very different animals.

    And for our two cents, in lightly used (eg < 50 users Windows Domain...
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    Well it's possible, but then I would ask, why not...

    Well it's possible, but then I would ask, why not use ESXi?
    The only reason I can think of is that your Host hardware is not compatible?
    We have found the key is to ensure a decent RAID...
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    G'day, Just for the benefit of anyone else...

    G'day,
    Just for the benefit of anyone else reading this post in the future. We were in a similar situation.



    The important thing is not to panic.
    So long as you do not modify the VolGroup...
  17. G'day, Thought I would "bump" this topic and pop...

    G'day,
    Thought I would "bump" this topic and pop Tiered storage for SSD/SAS/Sata Previous post
    I agree with enealDC that SSD are the next evolution. The performance we are seeing with Databases on...
  18. Thread: Snapshot issues

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    G'day, Robotbeat is 100% correct. I can confirm...

    G'day,
    Robotbeat is 100% correct.
    I can confirm this client is running the current demo version.
    Our apologies we didn't make that clear in our original post.
    The odd thing about it, is that...
  19. G'day Alex, Good point. Kerberos is very touchy...

    G'day Alex,
    Good point. Kerberos is very touchy about timestamps.
    Just to explain for anyone reading this, Windows Authentication uses the Kerberos protocol. Part of the protocol is to encrypt the...
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    Just for everyones FYI, the original issue we had...

    Just for everyones FYI, the original issue we had above never did get fully resolved with DSS Lite, but the same hardware works a treat under full DSS.
    Rgds BEn
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    G'day Shankyrhodes, Harvin is correct that VC is...

    G'day Shankyrhodes,
    Harvin is correct that VC is expensive for what it does.

    What features are you looking for?

    If you are able to shutdown VM's for short periods while you work on the ESX,...
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    G'day Joey We have had a lot of experience...

    G'day Joey

    We have had a lot of experience with Seagate 1TB ES.2's, and they are now working fairly pain free.
    Firstly, you don't mention the if you are using a h/ware based raid, onboard raid or...
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    One other thought along these lines is "tiered"...

    One other thought along these lines is "tiered" storage as well.
    ie shifting older data onto slower media when it is unused/older. I realise that this would probably be hard(impossible) to do for...
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    G'day Todd, I just re-read this reply and this...

    G'day Todd,
    I just re-read this reply and this is really going to sound stupid, but what are the "obvious" reasons? :o

    I have (perhaps mistakenly) assumed that using the Writeback Cache was ok...
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    DSS and Solid State Disks (SSD)

    G'day All,
    A recent post got me thinking about the way DSS works and SSD.

    We have recently deployed a DSS with 6x 1TB ES.2's in RAID 10 and 2x 32GB in RAID1 to support an ESX 3i configuration.
    ...
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