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[DSS V7] How do I mount NFS shares under the Linux console?
Additional information: product name: DSS V7 product version: all build: all Subject: How do I mount NFS shares under the Linux console? Contents: Go to the GUI: CONFIGURATION -> NAS settings -> NFS settings and enable the "Use NFS" option, which allows access to shares and/or...
rating 03 Apr, 2020 Views: 255384
Information on Configuring for Optimal RAID Performance
Write Policy The Write Policy can have a very big impact on write performance. There are two modes available: 1. Write Back 2. Write Thru. Write Back Mode This mode provides better performance in most cases. In Write‐Back mode, the RAID controller acknowledges write I/O requests immediately...
rating 21 Sep, 2016 Views: 56597
How to Configure Dell Server (2850) BIOS to boot from USB?
Enter System Setup during server startup In the Integrated Devices menu, select “USB Controller” and set to “On with BIOS Support“ On the “Select Hard Disk Sequence” menu option, move the USB Flash drive to the top of the list If you have USB Flash drive...
rating 12 Feb, 2009 Views: 26290
[DSS V7][JDSS] File I/O or Block I/O?
Additional information: product name: JovianDSS / DSS V7 product version: all build: all Subject: I am unsure of which option to select when creating and attaching an ISCSI target to a Zvol in JovianDSS or creating a new ISCSI volume in DSS. Contents: At the most basic level; with...
rating 08 Apr, 2020 Views: 24560
[JDSS] How do I connect to the console remotely Windows/Linux/MacOS?
Additional information: product name: Jovian DSS product version: all build: all Subject: How do I connect to the console remotely? Contents: Before you can access the Console Tools remotely, you must enable remote console access in the GUI of your server: 1. Go to System Settings...
rating 05 May, 2020 Views: 22243
How to configure MPIO with Microsoft Initiator?
Please refer to the attached how-to.
rating 26 Aug, 2008 Views: 19451
How to connect multiple initiators to a target?
In order to connect to the same target with multiple initiators at the same time, a cluster filesystem has to be used. Otherwise, the data may become corrupted. Here are some SAN cluster filesystems:  MelioFS: http://www.sanbolic.com/melio.htm IBM: ...
rating 15 Mar, 2013 Views: 19165
[DSS V7]Setup Linux (Debian / Ubuntu) box with iSCSI and MPIO to connect to an iSCSI Tartget
Additional information: product name: DSS V7 product version: all versions build: all builds Subject: Setup Linux (Debian / Ubuntu) box with iSCSI and MPIO to connect to an iSCSI Tartget in DSS V7 Contents: Install and configure Linux box with 3 NICs Run below commands in...
rating 21 Apr, 2021 Views: 16219
[DSS V6] [DSS V7] What is the difference between asynchronous and synchronous volume replication ?
Additional information: product name: DSS V6 / DSS V7 product version: all build: all Subject: What is the difference between asynchronous and synchronous volume replication? Contents: The main difference between synchronous and asynchronous volume replication is that synchronous...
rating 02 Apr, 2020 Views: 15702
How can I connect to iSCSI target from Linux console?
First you need to discover targets under portal IP address: iscsiadm mode discovery type sendtargets portal 192.168.1.10 # Replace 192.168.1.10 with Your portal IP address Login, must use a node record id found by the discovery: iscsiadm mode node targetname iqn.2001-05.com.doe:test portal...
rating 29 Jun, 2010 Views: 15585
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
UPS Setup and Configuration for APC 750XL
 Hardware and GUI setup for the APC 750XL UPS Hardware setup 1.       Connect your UPS to the power source. The UPS comes with two cables: one USB, and one serial cable. You can use either of these to connect the UPS to your server; both are compatible...
rating 18 Sep, 2008 Views: 14252
[DSS V7] Unknown error 42
Additional information: product name: DSS V7 product version: all build: all Problem: I have updated my system to the latest release and since then I got "Unknown error 42" when running volume replication. Symptoms: "Unknown error 42" shows up in event viewer and Volume Replication...
rating 09 Apr, 2020 Views: 14122
Buffer I/O Errors
  If you receive the following messages listed in the example below, it could be related to a RAID Issue. Most of these errors could be found in dmesg or dmesg.2 or sent to you by email notification Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE ...
rating 13 Feb, 2009 Views: 13682
I have a low NFS performance in VMware environment.
Problem: A customer report that the NFS performance result for NFS 16K Writes are - 11 MB/sec.  Symptom: The tests on the DSS Demo (Atlanta) and IOMeter, while doing 16K Reads and with the parameters as specified in the attached "Comparison of Storage Protocol Performance" from VMware, for...
rating 30 Apr, 2009 Views: 13359
[DSS V7]File system repair
Additional information: product name: DSS V7 product version: all build: all Problem: File system errors. Symptoms: File system errors can be caused by power outages and disconnects that prevent the file system from completely writing the data to the RAID array. It can also be caused...
rating 02 Apr, 2020 Views: 13287
[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
[DSS V6][DSS V7] How to connect to iSCSI target using Solaris 10?
Additional information: product name: DSS V6 / DSS V7 product version: all build: all Problem: Cannot connect to the iSCSI target using Solaris 10. The customer was able to connect to my iSCSI target using Solaris 8 which had Cisco iSCSI initiator compatibility. In Solaris 10 he has to...
rating 09 Apr, 2020 Views: 11923
How to setup email notification using Megaraid Storage Manager
Install and start Megaraid Storage Manager, enter your server IP and log in using user and password set in SETUP -> H/W RAID (default are user:raid, password: raid). Then follow instructions described in LSI knowledge base: http://kb.lsi.com/KnowledgebaseArticle16473.aspx Information about...
rating 18 Jan, 2018 Views: 9914
Multiple iSCSI connections
Symptom: My iSCSI targets report that I am having corruption Problem: With iSCSI you cannot have multiple connections to the same LUN, iSCSI Target works block based - not file based. Meaning that a changes made by one person is not seen by another person working on the same...
rating 27 Feb, 2012 Views: 9749
You have been logged out due to inactivity or Cookies are Disabled
Symptom: I am trying to log in to my 3ware controller and I receive the following message: "You have been logged out due to inactivity or Cookies are disabled." Problem: The System time is not set correctly or the Time Zone is set incorrectly Solution: SETUP ->...
rating 26 Feb, 2009 Views: 9732
HW and SW RAID performance tuning on NTFS volumes
1. Introduction We will describe how to setup NTFS block size under Windows system to achieve better write performance on Software and Hardware RAID 5 and RAID 6 arrays. From the tests that we performed it seems that there is performance drop while NTFS block size isn't configured...
rating 15 Mar, 2013 Views: 9565
"System Corrupted No USB flash module has been found" or "No operating system found"
Symptom: Monitor prompt a "System Corrupted No USB flash module has been found" error message. Problem: Module is unable to boot from BIOS Solution: Try disabling  USB 2.0 on the motherboard  BIOS. Some motherboards will have the option to select USB 2.0 or USB 1.1 If this...
rating 31 Mar, 2009 Views: 9115
[JDSS] [DSS V7] Jumbo Frames
Additional information: product name: JovianDSS / DSS V7 product version: all / version build: all / version Problem: When trying to set the MTU value of 9000, it claims it's a wrong value. Symptoms: Errors or messages: Trying to enable jumbo frames on an Ethernet controller from...
rating 27 Aug, 2020 Views: 9047
Recover a corrupted iSCSI volume.
Problem: Windows show the iSCSI volume that was formatted with NTFS as unformatted. Solution: User were able to recover the data by running GetDataBack for NTFS http://www.runtime.org/data-recovery-software.htm
rating 26 Mar, 2009 Views: 9021

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