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    Cheers Todd. I can understand that in a way, but...

    Cheers Todd. I can understand that in a way, but NFSv4 has been around for a long, long time - it's not new, and probably pre-dates DSS v7 anyway. It probably wouldn't have made sense to implement it...
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    NFS version support

    I'm trying to find out which versions of NFS the latest versions of DSS v7 support. I can create an NFS share and mount it from a CentOS 8 client as NFSv3, but when I try and force NFSv4 (or...
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    Thanks for the update. Looks like DSS v7 is...

    Thanks for the update. Looks like DSS v7 is heading towards end-of-life then, but hopefully not end of support for a while yet!
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    Is DSS v7 still being developed?

    I'd be interested to know from Open-E themselves if DSS v7 is still being developed. We have invested extensively in this version, and are still deploying instances. As licenses are still available,...
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    RAID controller/MSM binding

    We've had a long time intermittent issue with accessing the LSI RAID controller in DSS from MSM on an external PC. Setting the Hardware RAID user credentials in DSS isn't a problem, but when the...
  6. Thread: DSS wont boot

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    Ok, I took a step right back, and avoided the ISO...

    Ok, I took a step right back, and avoided the ISO route (SYSLINUX might have been installed as part of the bootloader by the ISO writing software). I download the ZIP, manually formatted the SSD as...
  7. Thread: DSS wont boot

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    I did a quick test, and installed CentOS 6.10...

    I did a quick test, and installed CentOS 6.10 onto the SSD, and it installed, booted and ran perfectly. This tells me there's a problem with that DSS build and the installation is broken.
  8. Thread: DSS wont boot

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    DSS wont boot

    I'm trying to setup a new DSS install using the latest build of v7 (this is a licensed 16TB copy, but I haven't got to the point of adding the product to my portal yet).

    We've set DSS up on plenty...
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    Cool. Ok, sounds easy enough. We just need to buy...

    Cool. Ok, sounds easy enough. We just need to buy a new DSS7 license with the same licensed capacity I guess then.
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    Upgrading DSS6 to 7

    We have a single DSS6 server (no cluster), that's exporting a few volumes to vSphere 5 over iSCSI.

    We are planning to upgrade this system to DSS7, but I'm trying to find out what the exact process...
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    Connected external array, NOT SUPPORTED message

    I've just connected an Infortrend EonStor A08U-G2421 array to an Open-E Lite 6.0UP97 32-bit server (Dell PowerEdge 750) via an Adaptec 29320ALP SCSI controller. Open-E is quite happy with the Adaptec...
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    Thanks. Downloading the logs and digging around...

    Thanks. Downloading the logs and digging around led me (eventually) to test.log, which has this entry;

    /dev/sda:

    Model=WDC WD1003FBYX-01Y7B0 , FwRev=01.01V01, SerialNo= ...
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    Thanks for the tip. The problem is though, that...

    Thanks for the tip. The problem is though, that nowhere in the GUI or console does the drive get referenced by the /dev/sda name I can see. All I see is Unit S001, Unit S002 etc, and the S/W RAID...
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    Errors on S/W RAID

    We've got an Open-E DSS Lite box (v6 v5845) with 4TB expansion license running a S/W RAID5 on 4 x 1TB WD RE SATA disks. This has been running fine, and all SMART settings for the disks show PASSED....
  15. Thread: b4786 now out

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    b4786 now out

    Just noticed that b4786 is available for download through MAINTENANCE / Software Update. I'm hoping this is going to fix a couple of issues I have, but if anyone has already tried it, I'd be...
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    I've raised a service ticket, but never received...

    I've raised a service ticket, but never received an email confirming the ticket number or anything else (and open-e.com is on our spam whitelist!).

    Can you look into this for me, as I'd like to...
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    Thanks. I'll open a service ticket to get this...

    Thanks. I'll open a service ticket to get this resolved.
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    Fine tuning iSCSI daemon problem

    I've followed the various Open-E guides on fine tuning iSCSI options when working with VMware, and while most have worked as expected, I'm finding that I cannot change the value of the...
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    VMware to Open-E multipathing

    I'm a new Open-E user (v6b4550), looking to hook our system up to our primary network as a NAS device (for NFS/CIFS access) and to our existing vSphere cluster for VMware VMFS access. The vSphere...
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