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How to install Open Filer 2.3

Today’s video shows how to install Open Filer in a Virtual Machine. Open Filer is a very easy to use storage system which integrates with Active Directory and LDAP. It supports NFS, iSCSI, SMB, etc… It has many features including Snapshots, Replication, and High Availability. There is a both a Community Version (Free) and a Commercial Version (Not Free).**Note: This information was migrated from our old site and some of the information may be out of dateIf you will be using this as the production Read more […]

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Differences between Enterprise and Consumer grade Storage Systems

When considering your storage systems you will be faced with many choices covering a whole range of price ranges. In this chapter I will cover some of the differences and similarities between consumer grade and enterprise grade equipment. **Note this content was migrated from our old site. Some information may be a bit dated In my examples, I will use a Netapp FAS 2040 as my model Enterprise system. It is the cheapest Netapp you can buy at this time, and it falls into the Enterprise class storage Read more […]

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Configuring OpenFiler Tutorial

Today’s video outlines how to configure Openfiler and continues where I left off from the installing OpenFiler video. This article assumes that you have already already installed Openfiler. For instructions on how to do that see our video on installing openfiler.**Note: This information came from a previous site of ours, so the information may be out of dateToday’s video covers: Setting up the OpenFiler LDAP Server (Part 1) Creating Users and Groups (Part 1) Setting up Network ACL’s (Part Read more […]