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    FS: NetApp FAS2650 HA Storage Array w/ (24) 900GB 10k SAS HDDs

    I no longer have use for this so I am parting ways with my NetApp FAS2650 HA (Dual Controller) Storage array. The system works perfectly and I have zeroed it so it is ready to be reinitialized by the next owner. I am asking $3000 + shipping for the system which includes the following: * (1)...
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    Best NFS System

    Hi Guys I'm looking for the best OS for an NFS san/nas. My requirements is - UEFI Boot - Support for PCI Nvme - Filesystem Snapshot - Filesystem Deduplication - USB Stick Boot optimised - Web Gui (I wanna think of this box like an San Appliance) System is an HPE DL20 Gen9 with 16Gb ram Boot...
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    New build on barebone hardware

    Hi I'm in the progress of building my new VM "san" The hardware is an HPE DL20 gen9 with 16gb ram. Disks: Main storage is an 2TB NVME (All vm's is going to live there, the nvme have powerloss protection) plus 2 x 4TB SATA for backups and 10G links to hosts I'm going to use NFS as link to my...
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    napp-it All-In-One ZFS storage server template for ESXi

    New ova templates available, ready to import in ESXi for a full featured NAS/SAN/VM ZFS storage with one e1000 vnic and one faster vmxnet3s - based on OmniOS 151022 lts, LX/Linux container, vmware tools, tls, current napp-it (Free/Dev) - based on OpenIndiana 2017.04 GUI, vmware tools, mate...
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    Is augmenting my existing setup with a SAN build a good idea?

    Im currently running an 'all-in-one' ESXi 6.5 build where my storage tier is a quasi-san but all built into the existing host. The VM root file-system is a VMDK housed on one of the SSD datastores and then I have 4 HDD's passed through to the NAS OS via RDM. The HDDs are setup as a RAID10...
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    iSCSI SAN With Windows Server 2016

    Hi Everyone, hope everything is going well on your side of the fence. I am new here and in need of help getting RDMA to work on my little storage/SAN project on Windows Server 2016. I bought 2 of these Mellanox MHQH29C-XTR cards on Ebay I have updated the firmware to 2.9.8350 My client is...
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    Mild brain picking (PXE boot multi OS from server, ethernet speed for virtualization, & more)

    So this is really early in a process... i'm not seeking handholding, just kind of thinking out loud with a bit of a wishlist and seeking some feedback and pointers about what I need to learn about before I can progress more. Also making sure I even understand the whole process. I may be wrong...
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    EU FS: EMC² VNXe 3150, Dual SP, 6x 3,5" 600GB SAS, 6x 3,5" 2TB NL-SAS

    EMC² VNXe 3150, Dual SP, 6x 3,5" 600GB SAS, 6x 3,5" 2TB NL-SAS Datasheet: http://emc.sharedvue.net/Asset/Get/591/2224/h12943-vnxe3150-vnxe3300-ss?refferer=2563&group=2&url=http://emc.sharedvue.net/sharedvue/iframe/undefined/?sviresizer=www.longviewsystems.com Dual Storage Processors 6x 600GB...
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    So i'm here to research Enterprise-class storage up to 300TB :)

    Hello, this is my (second) post (first was responding to a help request) because someone on SmallNetBuilder suggested I come on over here because this either is more my style, or may be a necessary part of what I have to do. My name "Twice Shy" should suggest to you that i've suffered serious...
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    For Sale: Intel R2308GZ 2U Server

    Hi all - I'm with The IT Mart, an online store for server/workstation hardware. While we've been around for over 20+ years, the website itself is a new face for us. As our introduction on STH, we're offering a 15% discount on the below server for forum members (with Patrick's pre-approval)...
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    DELL MD1000: Cabling + Connection Issue.

    Hey Everyone. So I have a DELL MD1000 populated with hard drives that I've been neglecting to hookup to my stack of servers for the past couple of months. Originally I bought a SAS cable that was recommended to me on /r/homelab. However when I got it, it has a sort of alligator clip style...
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    DIY Home lab SAN Storage

    Hi guys, As I have two unused devices, I got the idea to try to make a starting point for a small DIY scalable SAN, so I need your help to find out the best way to achieve that: ASRock machine CPU: Celeron J1900 @ 1.99GHz Chipset: Motherboard: ASRock Q1900DC-ITX including...