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sharing HBAs between disk and tape by Keith Michaels
Can a single fibrechannel HBA be shared between disk and tape? This is for a Windows 2000 fileserver that has an HBA for SAN disk but will now run backup and/or HSM to fibrechannel drives that are also SAN-attached. If the HBA can be shared can it support simultaneous access to more than one tape...
September 10th 03 11:42 AM
by Maxim S. Shatskih Go to last post
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Fabric OS - switch won't initialize? by Patrick Young
We have a EMC DS-16B switch that boots, however never gets to be in an online and ready state. At the prompt most commands reveal "Switch not ready", and subsequent logins produce the message "WARNING: switch still initializing - please wait". The problem is it *never* finishes initializing....
September 10th 03 09:13 AM
by Ramcke545 Go to last post
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NetApp 810 Documentations by [email protected]
Hello, I am looking for any online documentations or info on NetApp 810 Filers( install guide, admin guide,...). Pleae let me know if you are aware of any online web pages. I do not have any manuals and have to administer one. Thanks for any input. Julia K.
September 10th 03 02:27 AM
by Simon Lyall Go to last post
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What's so great about tape? by Anton Rang
Eric Lee Green writes: In article , Malcolm Weir ruminated: Tape's failure modes tend to be less catastrophic than disk's. E.g. That is not my experience. In general, when a section of tape becomes unreadable, every bit of...
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September 10th 03 01:30 AM
by Eric Lee Green Go to last post
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share your opinion and experience with mid-tier SAN devices by Greg Guenther
I gotta say, you must be one of the 8 people that have had a good experience with EMC. I've yet to meet face to face an EMC customer who isn't tired of them and wish they cold toss them out completely. We started out with EMC/Clariion Hardware at our shop and have been extremely happy with...
September 9th 03 08:19 PM
by jOwLeY Go to last post
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Arcserve v9 for Netware by Tony Cummins
I'm running a trial version of Arcserve v9.0 for Netware on a NW5.1 Sp6 box. I'm trying to backup an HP ProLiant DL 360 server which has a Gigabit ethernet card installed in it. My Media server had a 100Mbps NIC which I swapped out and installed a Gigabit card into. However I am continually getting...
September 8th 03 10:25 AM
by Tony Cummins Go to last post
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Advice on New Hardware by luke
Hello All, I am looking to get a new back up solution for my file server. I have a compaq 35/70gb dlt drive that has just packed up. I already own a copy of Veritas Back up exec for nt 8.6. My regular back up consists of windows adv server system state, exchange 2000 and all files. I have heard...
September 5th 03 07:53 PM
by Paul Galjan Go to last post
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Tape Erase or format request by Howard Huntley
I want to thank you for your reply. I solved the problem with the tapes being rejected by adding the carts to a group and erasing them. I now am facing an exsisting problem. The drives will not compress. Each of the drives have hardware compression enabled but when I enable compression in the...
September 5th 03 03:48 PM
by Eric Lee Green Go to last post
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RAM disks? by Howard Huntley
What happened to the software Ram disk??? are they still available??? "Jamey Kirby" wrote: They are called "Solid State Disk Drives" Very expensive! "Paul Rubin" wrote in message ... ...
September 5th 03 01:43 PM
by Jean-Marc V. Liotier Go to last post
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anybody using NEXSAN ? by Albert
any users report for Nexsan ATAboy storage systems ? Albert
September 5th 03 04:51 AM
by Dan Foster Go to last post
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Scripting under Netapp-Filer by Marco
Does anyone know how I could automated create q-trees using a script or a other way ?
September 4th 03 09:06 PM
by Sto Rage! Go to last post
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Thinking about Online Backup Over the Internet by Jason James
Hi, I'm interested in hearing experiences with online backup providers, positive, negative or otherwise. We're a small company with almost 200GB of data on Solaris and Win2K servers that we have been backing up to tape. We are investigating online backup services offered by EVault, LiveVault, and...
September 4th 03 07:13 PM
by Rob Turk Go to last post
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Unbelievable DLT firmware by Malcolm Weir
On Wed, 03 Sep 2003 01:15:54 GMT, Darren Dunham wrote: Yes, this is actually not hard to believe at all. Remember when Sun's st driver would not allow you to write in high-density format on an Exabyte tape (i.e. the 8500's "4.6 GB" format) if you had ...
September 4th 03 05:08 AM
by Logan Shaw Go to last post
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Is There a Source Control-like Backup Program? by David Magda
Eric Lee Green writes: it is possible. The only real question is how to scale that approach up to handle commercial volumes of data and thruput and the requirements of replication across multiple mirrored data centers -- and who is to go after this convergence. CERN is...
September 4th 03 03:15 AM
by Malcolm Weir Go to last post
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Software To Turn Linux Into Fibre Channel Storage System by Paul Galjan
Softek, which is owned by Fujitsu, purchased a license of Datacores SanSymphony code. The Softek engineer said to me that they had to do a lot of work to stablize Datacore's code. He then admitted to me that if he was in my shoes that he would not use this type of virtualization...
September 4th 03 12:09 AM
by Nik Simpson Go to last post
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