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64 bit mode
Question: I see mention of running DSS in 64 bit mode. I followed the directions but then my volumes no longer show so I reverted back. I saw no mention of breaking what was already there etc. Is there a benefit in running in 64bit mode?  Is how much etc? Answer: We provide 32bit...
rating 25 Feb, 2009 Views: 3296
How to migrate my existing data to a new iSCSI volume
Problem: I have about 500 Users, and wants to know if there is any Migration Software Open-E recommends, so I can copy over my existing Server DATA (including permissions etx…)  to the new Open-E iSCSI Server. Solution: In case of iSCSI migration you need too format the iSCSI volume...
rating 27 Apr, 2009 Views: 4063
How to connect to iSCSI target using Solaris 10?
Problem:   I was able to connect to my iSCSI target using Solaris 8 which had Cisco iSCSI initiator compatiblity. But in Solaris 10 We have to use the bultin initiator and thats where we have issue Solution: While creating target change untick "Target Default...
rating 16 Jul, 2009 Views: 11923
How can I perform filesystem repair with an old NAS Enterprise module?
Old NAS Enterprise modules do not have the filesystem repair feature.  If you cannot update, we recommend you boot another Linux distribution with XFS support, such as System Rescue CD: After booting, your data will appear in the /dev/mapper...
rating 26 Jun, 2009 Views: 1622
How can I mount AIX system?
Problem: I am trying to mount my AIX system. And the following command is not working, how can I mount it?    mount -t nfs /share/sharename /local_mount_piont Solution: Please check the following example: create mount point /mnt/vol1nas02 with root user from / execute...
rating 17 Jul, 2009 Views: 2577
Any chance to use chmod, chown commands?
Problem: Any chance to use chmod, chown commands? I'm totally lost with acl permisions on open-e dss. Solution: mount the share on a Linux/Solaris/AIX/... client via NFS and use chmod/chown
rating 24 Jul, 2009 Views: 1649
How to upgrade to DSS V6?
Problem: I want to update my software to the DSS V6 but I'm not sure how to do it. Solution: Please check the attached document. It explains the process with step-by-step instruction.
rating 20 Aug, 2009 Views: 3822
File IO Or Block IO???
Problem: I am not sure what are the differences between File IO and Block IO Solution: iSCSI Target is delivering a block device for the iSCSI initiator. The block device can be a raw Logical Volume or a file working on formatted Logical Volume.   The Block IO is exactly a raw Logical...
rating 17 Sep, 2009 Views: 24560
What is: "SMB settings: Handling large directories"?
This option tells smbd never to scan for case-insensitive versions of names. So if an application asks for a file called FOO, and it cannot be found by a simple stat call, then smbd will return file not found immediately without scanning the containing directory for a version of a different case....
rating 15 Oct, 2009 Views: 3521
How can I change between 32bit mode to 64 bit mode, or vice verse?
Problem: I was running trial release in 32 bit mode and now after update with actual release, I receive message "not supported 64 bit mode". How can I switch back to 32 bit mode? Solution: There is 2 ways to change the system to 32bit mode. 1) During the boot process and after POST enter the...
rating 06 Nov, 2009 Views: 4634

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