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EMC – VMAX allocation to V-series Netapp filers

When using EMC VMAX as a backend storage for Netapp V-Series filers, zoning and storage allocation has to be done in a certain way. Else chances are the filers will panic. The most standard set up I’ve seen so far is using a two node Netapp cluster using backend storage. Zoning and allocation varies based […]

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FPOLICY is a way to impose the restrictions/rule which can be used to generate the reports meeting certain criteria. This is needed if you wanted to check for mp3/mpeg in inappropriate directory, to allow only a certain type of file to be created in a directory etc. Following example outlines the steps to verify only […]

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NetApp – CIFS

Qtree can be exported out using NFS or can be shared out using CIFS or both. Any volume which will have CIFS qtrees, should have a hidden share created for the whole volume itself. This will enable management of all CIFS qtrees within that volume from your workstation. On your workstation, just open main volume […]

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NetApp – Snapmirror

Another cool software from Netapp. It is a replication software which can be used across the site or within the same site. Snapmirror relationship allows the data to be pulled over from remote netapp on to local netapp. The data to be pulled over will be root vol (vol0), and the other volumes. The root […]

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