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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
Memory leak issues in older DSS V6 builds
If you are using one of the old DSS V6 builds it is the best time to update the DSS V6 to the newest stable version. In the DSS V6 builds earlier than b5217 we have discovered a memory leak issue which is commonly called "low space". This problem may lead to unexpected system freezes. If that...
rating 31 Jan, 2013 Views: 2121
Dual booting system with DSS V6 with Grub boot loader
In order to dual boot DSS V6 and another linux distro using Grub boot loader, you will need to create a menu.1st file for Grub, and specify the DSS V6 partition. This allows Grub to display DSS V6 as a boot choice, and allows DSS V6 to boot using its on boot loader from the install partition. Add...
rating 02 Jul, 2012 Views: 1901
Can I remove logical volume without restart of Open-E?
Can I remove logical volume without restart of Open-E? Solution: Yes you can. You just have to perform few actions via the WebGUI: -          make sure that volume is not assigned to any target or shares...
rating 26 Mar, 2013 Views: 3365
DSS loosing Activated Status after reboot on XEN
I've installed DSS no my XEN server. After reboot it's loosing activated status. What should I do?  Solution: Find unique dss.cfg* file of your VM with DSS and add following line to the file: uuid = '54443858-4E54-2500-904C-0025904C93D8' ** *where dss is name of your VM **Where ...
rating 26 Mar, 2013 Views: 1291
How to run DSS in rescue mode?
How to run DSS in rescue mode? Using console: 1. Press TAB while selecting if you want to run 32 or 64bit version of your system. 2. At the end of the...
rating 08 Jan, 2013 Views: 2196
How to use check_mk with DSS
The following instruction was made in Ubuntu. However, similar configuration can be made in other Linux distributions. Normal 0 21 false false false PL X-NONE X-NONE ...
rating 07 Feb, 2013 Views: 3553
Changing default boot menu selection in DSS V7
When you manually copy files to USB pendrive or different boot medium a system will boot in installer mode by default. Best way to avoid it is to use installer to prepare boot drives, although if necessary changing default boot menu selection is also possible manually: Please mount USB key...
rating 31 Jan, 2013 Views: 1917
How to reset password from console?
If you want to reset the password from console you have two ways: first you can establish the connection with DSS using PuTTY, second accessing the console directly. Here you can find How To article: kb.open-e.com/How-do-I-connect-to-the-console-remotely_97.html . When you are connected...
rating 20 Aug, 2018 Views: 4722
DSS V7 System requirements
 DSS V7 System requirements x86_64 compatible system,  64bit CPU CPU 1,6 GHz, 2 GB RAM, USB port, One or several suitable hard drives (SATA, SAS), Optionally a hardware RAID controller, Fibre Channel or iSCSI Storage. Open-E Data Storage Software V7 contains its...
rating 18 Mar, 2013 Views: 1405
How to connect iSCSI in Windows 2008/XP/WIN7
Below you can find steps on how to connect iSCSI in Windows 2008/XP/WIN7:  first, you have to install the iSCSI Initiator package. You must be logged in as an administrator to install the Microsoft iSCSI Software Initiator package; next, launch the iSCSI Initiator software, ...
rating 18 Mar, 2013 Views: 1421

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