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document Does Open-E software work with Virtual Iron?
Yes, Open-E software is compatible with Virtual Iron. We are also certified for VI version 4.3. Please refer to the attached document for an example case study.
Not rated 23 Oct, 2008 Views: 2934
document How to best integrate Open-E software with Xen?
Please refer to the attached case study for a successful scenario.
rating 18 Sep, 2008 Views: 4885
document What are the best practices when it comes to VMWare ESX Server 3.5 and Open-E?
Please refer to the attached white paper.
rating 24 Jun, 2008 Views: 13044
document iSCSI volumes receive the same ID numbers (causes problems with Virtual Iron)
Symptom: I am using Virtual Iron to connect to 2 DSS servers. I am getting the same Unique ID number for LUNs in different DSS servers and Virtual Iron is confused. Solution: Apply update 0257-dss_b.upd to DSS and then use the testing kernel. You can get the update file right...
rating 02 Sep, 2008 Views: 4706
document Vmware errors
Symptom: I have an ISCSI fail-over setup running on Open-E. The virtual interface is on a bonding interface . On the storage are VM which are running in Vmware ESX. When starting three vm's on the hardware nodes storage becomes unstable and we are getting the errors below in...
Not rated 25 Feb, 2009 Views: 4994
document Lose connection with fibre channel and high I/O
Symptom:  I am using a Qlogic  4GB Fibre channel card along with Virtual Iron and DSS, During high I/O the DSS stops working and the Virtual Iron server disconnects. I then cannot access the DSS and must reboot the server to access it. Problem: The scst service (Fibre...
rating 26 Feb, 2009 Views: 3074
document Why I can't see my volumes in ESX 3.5?
Problem: I have a target (2TB) that I can't see in my ESX 3.5. Although, I can see it from Windows iSCSI initiator. I tried to change the LUN number, reboot, rescan and reset ESX server, but all that didn't work. Solution: We found out that you uses 3.6TB LUN size. Unfortunately it appears...
Not rated 16 Sep, 2009 Views: 3624
document How can I connect to Hyper-V and Citrix XEN server?
Problem:   I have Citrix Xenserver and would like to use Hyper-V with my Open-E DSS V6. But The XENserver is using IET, while the Hyper-V is using SCST for the ISCSI daemon.   How can I use both machines? Can I use SCST and IET at the same time? Solution: IET and SCST can not...
Not rated 29 Apr, 2010 Views: 5682
document Is the DSS V6 certified with VMware ESX?
Problem: Is the DSS V6 certified with VMware ESX 4.0, vSphere, clustering, Vmotion and Snapshots? Is the DSS V7 certified with VMware  ESX 5.0, ESX 5.1? Solution: Yes, DSS V6 was certified by VMware in February 2010 with the Intel SR2612UR server. Yes, DSS V7 was...
Not rated 04 Jun, 2013 Views: 5071
document XenServer 5.5 with iSCSI Storage on Open-E DSS / Chelsio 10G network card
If you experience random VM freezes lasting a few seconds, it would be good idea to check if the XenServer has a valid network card driver. As a result you may see the following errors: 2011-03-28 12:06:16 Kernel.Info 172.16.10 0.101 kernel: connection16:0: iscsi: detected conn error...
Not rated 31 Mar, 2011 Views: 3054
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