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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
[JDSS] [DSSv7] How-to activate my DSS V7 or JovianDSS product?
Additional information: product name: JovianDSS / DSS V7 product version: all / version build: all / version Subject: After the installation of DSS V7 or JovianDSS, it requires activation. How can I perform it? Contents: In order to use the DSS V7 or JovianDSS product for more than...
rating 05 Aug, 2020 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
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
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

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