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folder Auto Failover
auto failover for iSCSI systems
folder Backup/restore
Information regarding backup and restore procedures.
folder Bonding/teaming
Information regarding bonding/teaming/MPIO.
folder Console tools
Information regarding tools and settings available via the console.
folder Data replication
Information regarding data replication.
folder Directory services
Articles devoted to directory services, such as LDAP and ADS.
folder Fibre Channel
A repository of FC knowledge.
folder How to Video's
This will contain video as to how to configure the system
folder iSCSI
Information on all things iSCSI.
folder NAS
Information on NAS protocols and how the function in Open-E software.
folder NFS
How-To's and information related to NFS use and configuration in the GUI
folder Performance
Tuning options for improving/maximizing performance with Open-E
folder RAID
Information regarding both software and hardware RAID.
folder Snapshots
All you have ever wanted to know about snapshots.
folder SNMP
All question related to SNMP
folder Virtualization
A repository of information regarding virtualization solutions and Open-E.
folder Volume replication
Information regarding volume replication.
folder Miscellaneous
Any articles which do not fit other subcategories.
folder UPS
Backup Power supply setup and configuration information
folder Updates
How to update the DOM with new releases and small updates
folder Boot Media


General info
Does Open-E support Jumbo Frames?
Open-E supports the use of Jumbo Frames. Use Jumbo Frames to improve performance by sending fewer frames across the network, saving CPU time and consuming less bandwidth.  The standard recommendation for the size is 9000.  The stipulation to using...
rating 05 Feb, 2009 Views: 9020
WARNING: Low space!
SOLVED: This issue no longer exists if using the latest version of DSSV6. CORRECTED in version: V6(build5087) kb.open-e.com/How-do-I-perform-a-Software-Update_44.html Symptom: The following message appears "system warning : Low space! (<2 MB). Please contact Technical Support" Problem: The...
rating 04 May, 2011 Views: 4579
How can I set the power management features off?
 Problem: I have an issue with booting and I need to set the power management d=features off. How can I do that from Open-E side. I did that on the motherboard already. Solution: Power management feature can be tuned On/Off from the system console (CRTL+ ALT+T ->Boot Option-> Boot...
rating 01 Jun, 2009 Views: 3897
Why only one gateway is working when I set it on both network interfaces.
If an network request is answered our system looks at the routing table where to send it. First at the routing table are networks that are used on each NICs so if the response IP fits in the subnets of ETH1 it goest over this network. If no NIC has the right subnet then additional routing is...
rating 12 Aug, 2009 Views: 2812
How-to activate my DSS V6/V7 or JovianDSS product?
Problem: After the installation of DSS V6/V7 or JovianDSS, it requires activation. How can I perform it? Solution: In order to use the DSS V6/V7 or JovianDSS product for more than 30 days you will need to activate. There are two methods to perform this: Online  ...
rating 01 Jun, 2015 Views: 12465
How many CPU cores and RAM recommended?
Problem: I'm not sure how many Gigs and CPU cores I need to have in my system. Any recommendation? Solution: With using more CPU's with Cores and Cache only improves the IOPS in NAS for read and writes also for many users connected to the NAS head. If there are 250+ users 1 Quad or 2...
rating 25 Jun, 2013 Views: 7718
What are the best practices to manage a volume that is mounted to a VMware system?
Problem:   I would like to know what are the best practices for volume management, specifically, increasing the size of a volume dynamically. Are there required disaster recovery precautions to take?   For example; If I have a 150GB volume and inside this volume I have a virtual...
rating 12 Nov, 2009 Views: 3390
ClamAV detected "Heuristics.Broken.Executable"
Symptom: Event viewer keeps notifying that ClamAV detected "Heuristics.Broken.Executable" Problem: The "Heuristics.Broken.Executable" error is shown when the ClamAV is not able to analyse a file. Solution: In order to disable the warnings about...
rating 18 Apr, 2011 Views: 15008
How to check the PCI ID?
What is a PCI ID? It is the Vendor ID and Device ID registers to identify the device, and are commonly called the PCI ID. There are some situations when a PCI ID of the installed hardware is needed to check if the DSS V6 built in drivers supports the hardware. In order to check the PCI ID...
rating 09 May, 2011 Views: 4586
How do soft symlinks work with nfs shares on DSS V6
To create a soft links you use Linux command ln -s /path/to/file1.txt /path/to/file2.txt To show how symlinks work on Ubuntu we created the following directories: # mkdir -p /test1/data1 # mkdir /test1/shared # mkdir -p /test2/data2 As a result the directories looks like this: # ls -al / . ....
rating 13 Oct, 2011 Views: 2726

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