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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
DSS V7 Functionality overview
Open-E Data Storage Software V7 is converting any commodity server into an enterprise data storage appliance. In other words, it is a standalone bootable Storage Operating System. DSS V7 supports NAS and SAN functionality, enabling data access for heterogeneous clients. DSS V7 NAS supports...
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DSS V7 Installation Guide & Devices
How to install DSS V7 on USB Flash drive: Please uncompress the downloaded zip file onto an empty FAT or FAT32 formatted USB-flash drive in Windows, Linux or another OS. If you encounter trouble, use FAT for the USB drive and put your system BIOS into legacy mode on the USB port. After...
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Entering product key and logging into DSS V7
You can establish a connection to Open-E’s Data Storage Software V7 from every network computer. To establish this connection, use a browser (e.g. Firefox) and enter the IP address or the name of the computer hosting the Data Storage Software V7 into the URL entry line:    -...
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Creating Disk Array with DSS V7
If your system has a hardware RAID, please create a RAID array in the RAID controller setup. Please refer to the RAID controller manual. You do not have to install drivers or RAID array monitoring and maintenance software. If your system has motherboard RAID functionality, please do not use it as...
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Adding Disk Array
 Adding Disk Array    - In the menu, please select “CONFIGURATION” -> ”volume manager” and “Unit manager”.    - You will find a list of available drives/arrays (units) that can be used.    - When creating a new volume group, the system adds...
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How to create iSCSI target volume with DSS V7
After creating an iSCSI volume, please choose “CONFIGURATION” -> ” iSCSI target manager” -> ”Targets” and within the “Create new target” function click the “Apply” button to create a new iSCSI target. Next, in the “Targets” diagram click on the name of a target you...
rating 19 Mar, 2013 Views: 1379
DSS V7 Console display functions (shortcuts)
While Open-E Data Storage Software V7 can be fully administered remotely through a secure Web interface, some of its functions can be accessed via the console. Open-E Data Storage Software V7 constantly displays the following basic parameters:    - IP address    - Https...
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DSS V7 Failover function description
Function: Failover Manager The failover manager provides an overview of the cluster configuration and allows starting and stopping the cluster. start Start button is shown when the failover hasn't been started. Use it to start the failover process. When the configuration verification mechanism is...
rating 26 Mar, 2013 Views: 1486
How to setup S/W RAID e-mail notification
Function: S/W RAID e-mail notification It is possible to send notification via e-mail about events on software RAID arrays (e.g. rebuild started, rebuild finished, RAID degraded). In order to do so, please check the Send array events box. NOTE: In order to be able to send array events via e-mail...
rating 19 Mar, 2013 Views: 1059
What WWN stands for?
WWN - Worldwide name, this is a unique identifier in a Fibre Channel storage network. Each WWN has a fixed 64-bit name assigned by the manufacturer and registered with the IEEE to ensure that it is globally unique. It may only include characters from A to F, a to f, digits from 0 to 9 and the :...
rating 20 Mar, 2013 Views: 1265

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