Installation and configuration of replica storage

Storage replica

Storage replication (storage replica) is a feature that comes with Windows Server 2016 that lets you replicate a volume to another server. To work the feature requires two volumes per server. The first for storing data and the second for logs. Storage replica works on the principle Active / Passive. The data is accessible only …

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QNAP : volume configuration

Volume created

When provisioning a NAS, the first step is to create one or more volumes with the disks installed in it. NAS QNAP offers two types of volumes: Volume based on a pool of disks. Volume on raid disk group (static). Both types of volumes each have their advantage and disadvantage. Pooled volumes allow the use …

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QNAP: add a shared folder

Share added

In this tutorial, we will see how to create a shared folder with a QNAP NAS and access it from Windows. Creating the shared folder 1. Go to the administration interface and open Control Panel 1 . 2. In the Privilege 1 section, click Shared Folders 2 . 3. Click Create 1 / Shared Folder …

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Windows File Server: Storage Usage Report

Introduction The file server resource manager on Windows can generate reports on storage usage: Duplicate files Files by group (images / music / office …) Modification date, access … Reports are available on demand where they can be generated periodically. To illustrate this tutorial, I will show you how to generate a report on the …

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Create a raid 1 with Windows

In this tutorial, I will explain how to create a RAID 1 on Windows with Disk Manager. I have personally used this technique on several occasions both on my personal computers and on backup servers to secure backups that were stored on NAS whose volumes were present in iSCSI. Prerequisites On the computer or server …

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Configure a SAN disk on Windows

Offline disk

In this tutorial, we will see how to configure a SAN-type disk to present to a Windows server. SAN type disks are LUNs / Volume that are presented in FC / iSCSI / SAS. They are often hosted on a disk array or Datacore / Starwind storage virtualization solution / iSCSI target roles … Configure …

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EMC Unity 300 add a LUN

LUN created

In this tutorial, we’ll see how to add a LUN to a UNITY 300 storage array using the Unisphere Web interface. Before adding a LUN, hosts must be configured on the array. 1. On the web interface, go to Blocks 1 / LUNs 2 and click on the + to launch the Add Wizard. 2. …

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EMC Unity 300: Adding an FC Host

list initiator

In this tutorial, we will see how to configure a host on an EMC Unity 300 array. Before you begin, the server must be plugged into the array either directly attached or through fabrics. If you are plugging in multiple servers simultaneously, get the wwn to identify them. 1. On the Unisphere storage bay interface, …

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