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NFS mount from Solaris 10 produces a "File or directory not found" error
Symptom: When mounting an NFS share from Solaris,  following error is displayed: File or directory not found. Solution: Please make sure (using the showmount -e command) that the share is available for mounting. If it is, please use the following options in your...
rating 08 Jun, 2009 Views: 3738
Cannot mount any NFS share
Problem:  Cannot mount any NFS share Solution: This is known issue with  switch HP Procurve. Feature called "auto DoS" is causing network problems and needs to be disabled. Open-E software impacted: NAS-R3, DSS V5 and DSS V6 and DSS V6 Lite.
rating 14 Jan, 2011 Views: 8069
I cannot see the NFS Storage Repository after enabling volume replication for the NAS logical volume in the Citrix XEN.
Symptom: The Citrix XEN cannot see the NFS Storage Repository after enabling volume replication for the NAS logical volume. Problem: This seems to be a related to the Citrix XEN. Solution: Before enabling volume replication for the NAS logical, please do the following steps: 1) Detach...
rating 02 Feb, 2011 Views: 2986
Can't access my shares when NFS Failover is on.
Can't access my shares when NFS Failover is on. There are 3 things that you need to be aware of when using NFS Failover. First of all NFS Failover works only with NFS protocol and not with Samba. If you start the NFS Failover, the Samba access to all of your shares will be disabled. You...
rating 15 Mar, 2013 Views: 6389
System reports 'disk full' when there is in fact free space.
By default, with 32bit inodes, XFS places inodes only in the first 1TB of a disk. If you have a disk with 100TB, all inodes will be stuck in the first TB. This can lead to strange things like "disk full" when you still have plenty space free, but there's no more place in the first TB to create a...
rating 14 May, 2013 Views: 1862
ACL for users secondary group not working while using NFS share in JovianDSS
Problem: If user is in multiple groups, acl/permissions set for the secondary group will not work. NOTE: This is solution is for JovianDSS system. For example. When users primary group is: "asd" and secondary: "zxc". This user (user1) will not have access to the file/folder which acl...
rating 10 Aug, 2016 Views: 949
[DSS V7] How can I properly expand a NAS or iSCSI volume in a clustered environment?
Question: NAS share has become too small, currently it has 15TB, needs to be expanded to 25TB. Customer has 59TB of available / unused space. Is it possible to increase a volume during operation? Or does a new volume have to be created and share assigned to it? Answer:   There is no need...
rating 30 Nov, 2016 Views: 927
Mounting JovianDSS NFS share under XEN environment
Following NFS mount parameters are required for XEN: CLI mount: "-o tcp,hard,int" XEN GUI: "tcp,hard,int" [-o should be discarded] tcp option informs system to use TCP protocol. hard mount is generally used for block resources like a local disk or SAN. intr If hard is specified, the user...
rating 20 Jul, 2018 Views: 32

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