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Supermicro AOC-USAS2-L8i IT mode

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In order to get this SAS controller to work with Nexenta/ZFS you first need to flash the firmware to enable IT mode. This allows the disks to be presented as...

New Nexenta Server Test - iSCSI - SSD

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I just did a quick test using the VMware IO Analyzer using the same tests that I did here. This test was only using iSCSI with SSD for ZIL/SLOG and L2ARC. Bu...

New Nexenta Build Pics

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Here are just some random pics of the new NexentaStor server being built. I will update this post with others as time goes on. Getting close to the final pro...

Veeam P4K Snapshot Backups and Recovery Video

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In this video I will show you how to setup Veeam to use snapshots from an HP P4000 SAN. This is using the SAN Infrastructure module within Veeam 6.5.

New Nexenta parts arriving

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Yesterday the boxes started showing up which contain the parts of what will become my new Nexenta storage. I am still waiting on more parts to arrive and wil...