- Use cases
- Support and upgrade considerations
- Customer site requirements
- Scale ("limits and limitations")
- The customer receives an F42xx system along with a Gesher Node, a switch and a patch panel
- This means that we need a FRU document for this and an Hardware overview for the customer
- INFINIDAT Support will contact the customer on any software upgrade
- Will we nee Release Notes to list the content that we release on each upgrade?
The file server
- Overview of the fileserver
- Accessing the fileserver
- Allowed operations
- Fileserver states
- System shutdown-restart-recovery
- Health monitoring and states
Creating a fileserver
The InfiniBox fileserver represents a Windows failover cluster.
To create a fileserver:
- On the left-side menu, click on the Fileservers icon. The Fileservers screen opens.
- Click Create Fileserver.
- On the Create Fileserver screen, fill in the following fields:
- New Fileserver name
- DNS Suffix - domain name
- Domain name - active directory domain name
- Domain username - active directory
- Domain password - active directory
- Gateway - network default gateway IP
- SMB access IP - fileserver IP
- SMB access name - fileserver name
- DNS - DNS server(s)
- Management IP - fileserver management IP
- MTU - network MTU
- Netmask - network netmask
- OU path - Active Directory Org Unit
- Pool size - fileserver size
- Reserve space for previous versions - the percentage of the filesystem size that is kept for previous filesystem versions. This attribute is common to all of the filesystems under the same fileserver
- Click Create. The fileserver creation starts.
The fileserver dashboard
The fileserver dashboard displays the following fileserver attributes:
- IP address
- Active on
- AD domain
- Active since
Resizing a fileserver
The pool can be resized as needed, in order to accommodate the fileservers increasing capacity.
To resize a fileserver:
- Right-click a fileserver and select Resize Fileserver from the menu. The Fileserver screen opens.
- Resize the fileserver. Click Resize.
Domain connection and GPO
- Overview - the fileserver is connected to the domain in order to to serve the customer servers
- The relation between the organizational unit and the group policy
Creating a filesystem
To create a filesystem:
- Click the Filesystems tab.
- Click the Create Filesystem button. The Create Filesystem screen opens.
- Select a fileserver from the drop-down list
- Provide a name for the new filesystem
- Set the filesystem size
- Click Create. The fileserver is created and is visible on the Filesystems tab.
Creating a snapshot
- TBD The functionality is not available on 220.127.116.11
Creating a file share
To create a filesystem share:
- Click the Shares tab.
- Click the Create Share button. The Create Share screen opens.
- Fill in the following attributes:
- Fileserver name
- Filesystem name
- Share name
- Internal path
- Capacity quota
- Click Create. The share is created and is visible on the Shares screen.
Resizing a share
- On the Shares tab, mouse-over a share and select Resize Share from the pop-up menu. The Resize Share screen opens.
- Change the Capacity Quota as needed and click the Resize button. The share is resized.
Deleting a share
- On the Shares tab, mouse-over a share and select Delete Share from the pop-up menu. A warning screen opens.
- Approve the deletion. The share is deleted.