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  1. Rand__ replied to the thread EU HGST 4U SAS3 12GB/s Storage Enclosure 60 bays £299.

    As I said I am getting the ones from the seller (2m). On the link other lengths are available too, so just pick what oyu need. No...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 9:12 AM
  2. Rand__ replied to the thread EU HGST 4U SAS3 12GB/s Storage Enclosure 60 bays £299.

    10Gtek 4x Mini-SAS HD (SFF-8644) to QSFP Cable, 1-Meter(3.3ft) I am actually getting the ones from the seller though since those should...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 8:43 AM
  3. Rand__ replied to the thread Toshiba PX04SMB080 (SAS3, Write Intensive, 800GB) $240 OBO.

    One of these was a SS300 https://forums.servethehome.com/index.php?threads/low-4k-read-performance-on-all-3-ssds.23826/ I bought those...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 12:42 AM
  4. Rand__ replied to the thread Supermicro X11(S|D)Px bifurcation.

    Well it did work on the X11 board, not sure how it works on a X9. But I think there have been discussions re X9 bifurcation in other...

    Mar 20, 2019 at 3:14 PM
  5. Rand__ posted a new thread.

    Toshiba PX04SMB080 (SAS3, Write Intensive, 800GB) $240 OBO

    Toshiba PX04SMB080 800GB 2.5" SAS 12Gbps Enterprise Write-Intensive SSD Dell/HP | eBay 63 left... If I had not bought some SS300s...

    Forum: Great Deals

    Mar 20, 2019 at 2:10 PM
  6. Rand__ replied to the thread EU HGST 4U SAS3 12GB/s Storage Enclosure 60 bays £299.

    So as some may have seen I had mentioned in another thread that I had found some new old stock on those. Seller had a total 4 complete +...

    Mar 19, 2019 at 3:14 PM
  7. Rand__ replied to the thread NFSv3 vs NFSv4 vs iSCSI for ESXI datastores.

    perfectly fine, thanks a lot:)

    Mar 19, 2019 at 2:37 PM
  8. Rand__ replied to the thread NFSv3 vs NFSv4 vs iSCSI for ESXI datastores.

    Can you point to the exact steps needed or list them? Is that iser via IB or Ethernet thats working now? Is there a switch involved? If...

    Mar 19, 2019 at 1:24 PM
  9. Rand__ liked zxv's post in the thread NFSv3 vs NFSv4 vs iSCSI for ESXI datastores.

    I got iSER to work on 6.7u1. Enabling ECN and PFC on both client and server is a must. Without both ECN and PFC, it'll work until the...

    Mar 19, 2019 at 3:32 AM
  10. Rand__ replied to the thread NFSv4 weirdness in ESXi 6.5 and FreeNAS.

    Lol, as always - just one tiny little change

    Mar 18, 2019 at 2:53 PM
  11. Rand__ replied to the thread NFSv3 vs NFSv4 vs iSCSI for ESXI datastores.

    https://forums.servethehome.com/index.php?threads/fighting-new-mellanox-connectx-3-setup.23009/#post-214410

    Mar 18, 2019 at 2:22 PM
  12. Rand__ replied to the thread NFSv4 weirdness in ESXi 6.5 and FreeNAS.

    Don't you jinx it for me, I want 11.3 ! (to work great obviously, but it has features I really really look forward to) But I had issues...

    Mar 18, 2019 at 2:10 PM
  13. Rand__ replied to the thread NFSv3 vs NFSv4 vs iSCSI for ESXI datastores.

    VMWare is not officially supporting IB any more since 6.5 or 6.7, so your only chance for that are the old drivers; 1.8.2.5 or so iirc....

    Mar 18, 2019 at 2:02 PM
  14. Rand__ replied to the thread EU FS : 6x WD RED 8TB HDD BRAND NEW 10/21 Warranty.

    DE https://www.amazon.de/WD-Book-Desktop-AES-Hardwareverschl%C3%BCsselung-WDBBGB0080HBK-EESN/dp/B01LWVT81X?th=1

    Mar 18, 2019 at 1:49 PM
  15. Rand__ replied to the thread EU FS : 6x WD RED 8TB HDD BRAND NEW 10/21 Warranty.

    Bad timing, the "My Books" are still available on Amazon for €150..

    Mar 18, 2019 at 1:16 PM