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    Using Proxmox as snapshot ZFS backup target?

    Just to recap, you currently have two systems. 1x Dell T110ii running FreeBSD used for storage 1x Dell T20 running Proxmox used for Virtualization You're wanting to backup the FreeBSD system to the Proxmox system? Are both systems in the same physical location or are you wanting to do this...
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    OpenSolaris derived ZFS NAS/ SAN (OmniOS, OpenIndiana, Solaris and napp-it)

    That's the document I followed when I was trying to get it going. I'm having issues on this particular server when running the following command. notest install IO::Socket::SSL
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    OpenSolaris derived ZFS NAS/ SAN (OmniOS, OpenIndiana, Solaris and napp-it)

    I'm trying to configure TLS Mail and I'm getting the following error when trying to install IO::Socket:SSL in the CPAN Shell. cpan[1]> notest install IO::Socket::SSL Reading '/root/.cpan/Metadata' Database was generated on Mon, 19 Nov 2018 03:29:03 GMT Running install for module...
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    Post your hard drive Power On hours!

    I've got 8 of these in my server at home in some Raid-Z's. Haven't had any fail yet, knock on wood. === START OF INFORMATION SECTION === Model Family: Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 Device Model: Hitachi HDS5C3030ALA630 Firmware Version: MEAOA580 User Capacity: 3,000,592,982,016 bytes [3.00...
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    OpenSolaris derived ZFS NAS/ SAN (OmniOS, OpenIndiana, Solaris and napp-it)

    I have a RAIDZ2 comprised of 8x 3TB HGST 512 sector drives that have over 6 years of power on time (approx 53200hrs). While I haven't lost a drive yet, I know my days are numbered. The pool was created using ashift=9 and and I know that in the past OI/OmniOS wouldn't let you replace the drive...
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    how can I copy whole SD card to my NAS

    win32diskimager has the ability to both read/write raw disk images. Give that a shot.
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    Building a (low cost) Linux-based ZFS High-Availability Clustered NAS

    From what I understood from Nexenta when we asked about active/active during a SAN build for our office, this is basically what they told us we would have to do.
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    Building a (low cost) Linux-based ZFS High-Availability Clustered NAS

    Thanks for posting. The OCF script you link in the article appears to be written for Illumos, did you have to make any modifications to it in order to get it work work with ZOL. I gave it a quick look and it doesn't look like it's really doing anything too crazy.
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    how to destroy an old zpool belong to another system

    Maybe this is some help to you? Adventures in ZFS: Destroy A Zpool Without Importing – IT From All Angles
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    OpenSolaris derived ZFS NAS/ SAN (OmniOS, OpenIndiana, Solaris and napp-it)

    Hey _Gea, Seems the amp installer is returning a 404 error. root@fs1:/root# wget -O - www.napp-it.org/amp | perl --2016-05-29 20:02:09-- http://www.napp-it.org/amp Resolving www.napp-it.org (www.napp-it.org)... 188.93.13.227 Connecting to www.napp-it.org (www.napp-it.org)|188.93.13.227|:80...
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    Purchasing FreeNAS Hardware (not going DIY route) - Recommendations?

    If you're not planning on going the DIY route I would probably look at purchasing the hardware directly from FreeNAS.
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    ZFS Question

    Only way to redistribute the data evenly across all vdev's would be to take all the data off the pool that you want balanced and then then put it all back on. It's not pretty but it's currently the only way.
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    Using Norco RPC-4220 with external HBA (hence no motherboard)

    2) Supermicro makes a board that does what you're looking for. https://www.supermicro.com/manuals/other/CSE-PTJBOD-CB3.pdf
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    Need 6 SAS ports for Norco 4224 build

    Here's a nice list of all re-branded LSI cards. https://forums.servethehome.com/index.php?threads/lsi-raid-controller-and-hba-complete-listing-plus-oem-models.599/
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    Silencing a SC846?

    I did the same thing. The way I did it is a bit ugly but it keeps me sane.
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    OpenSolaris derived ZFS NAS/ SAN (OmniOS, OpenIndiana, Solaris and napp-it)

    Does anyone know if the following two issues are fixed in the latest bloody release? https://www.illumos.org/issues/1087 https://www.illumos.org/issues/6352
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    OpenSolaris derived ZFS NAS/ SAN (OmniOS, OpenIndiana, Solaris and napp-it)

    When we built our Nexenta SAN here at the office last year we were told not to exceed 128GB of RAM as there was a potential issue. So if it was fixed in illumos it must be a relatively new fix or whoever the agent was that I spoke to when we built it made a mistake.
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    IT Resume Thread

    Been working at the same place for a really long time now and starting a feel like I'm stagnating. Time for new resume and with any luck a fresh start at a new place. https://www.dropbox.com/s/fsp7rj9j76lhnw8/Resume%202015.11.09.doc?dl=0 Criticism is welcome.
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    Does it have sense to buy a big SSD for games?

    I do and it's wonderful. That being said I only play one game on my computer so my 256GB drive is plenty big.
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    Good alternatives to Dropbox?

    Not using a a cloud provider. It's running on my home server. The backups are being replicated over to my parents house. So my cost is almost nothing. Edit: Typo
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    Good alternatives to Dropbox?

    +1 for OwnCloud. My ISP doesn't block Port 443 and I use Dynamic DNS at home with offsite backups configured on my storage box.
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    OpenSolaris derived ZFS NAS/ SAN (OmniOS, OpenIndiana, Solaris and napp-it)

    Looks like my issues are still present. Rebooted both the OmniOS server and my workstation. I'm back to only being able to get onto the shares using the IP address. I'm playing around with SAMBA4 at the moment so this isn't a standard windows domain controller. I'll get one of those running...
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    OpenSolaris derived ZFS NAS/ SAN (OmniOS, OpenIndiana, Solaris and napp-it)

    Edit: Rebooted both machines and my issues still seem to be happening. Removed my initial post as my issues are still not resolved. Will continue to work on it and post back.
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    OpenSolaris derived ZFS NAS/ SAN (OmniOS, OpenIndiana, Solaris and napp-it)

    Even when configuring single IP addresses I always configure using the CIDR. I've had weird behavior when not doing it this way. ie.( ro/[email protected]/32 ) for a single IP address.
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    Let's talk about replacing an EMC Isilon

    Nexenta user here with an HA setup. Getting it up and running was fairly pain free. When you purchase the HA license it comes with support for the setup. Essentially they login and configure/test everything for/with you. We had some issues early out of the gate caused by a faulty CPU in our...
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    Motherboard recommendation for ZFS build

    In case you're looking at upgrading in the future you should know that the 1068E doesn't support drives over 2TB in size.
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    FreeNAS vs. Windows 8.1/10 vs. Windows Server 2012 Essentials / Standard Version

    That processor doesn't support VT-d (PCI Passthrough) so I would recommend running FreeNAS natively on the box instead. While it's not a requirement, it's strongly recommended that the OS have direct access to the drive controllers when using ZFS. Plex has a plugin for FreeNAS so you wouldn't be...
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    Cheap NAS that can automatically power on and off?

    You could use something like this to control the power to the BPi. https://www.ubnt.com/mfi/mpower/
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    Cheap 20 port sas expanders on ebay

    That's an awesome deal. If only I had 200 bucks kicking around I would jump on it.
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    Business class Hyper-V SANs for small environment, thoughts? iSCSI vs Fiber too..?

    We recently went from an HP Lefthand SAN to a Nexenta HA setup. It's been really great so far. Price point is hard to beat as well.
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    Business Self-Host FTP/Owncloud Setup?

    I'm not familiar with the other products that you've mentioned but I know that with OwnCloud this could be relatively easily accomplished by connecting everything to an LDAP server. You can have OwnCloud mount CIFS/SMB directories (Home Directories etc.) based on the LDAP credentials they used...
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    SSD Problem in VMWARE ESXi

    Here are a couple links to topics I found on the subject. Doesn't look like it's an issue unless you're wanting to use the array for caching purposes. ESXi fails to identify a device as SSD http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2008938...
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    Cheap SAS Controller with 4 to 6TB support?

    You will have to crossflash it to an LSI controller. There are a bunch of guides on here on how to do it. It's really easy to do. That controller you linked is a RAID controller. If you're planing on using software RAID (snapraid) I would avoid those types of controllers.
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    Cheap SAS Controller with 4 to 6TB support?

    IBM Serveraid M1015. They can be had on ebay for as little as 100 bucks.
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    New Supermicro 24-bay Chassis - Help setting up

    Yeah mine was the same model as the link I provided so I didn't have many options. Looks good.
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    New Supermicro 24-bay Chassis - Help setting up

    The redundant one's had some ridiculously loud fans in them and it was unbearable in my apartment. While it's admittedly an ugly hack, it was a cheap/easy way for me to fix that issue.
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    New Supermicro 24-bay Chassis - Help setting up

    I have a similar chassis (non-expander version) and removed the fans and replaced them all with Noctua Fans. I also removed the PSU and installed a standard ATX power supply in there. Fitment isn't great for the power supply but it's been working like this for almost over a year now without...
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    [H]ard Forum Storage Showoff Thread

    I'm Canadian so after the exchange and all that jazz it would probably be damn close to 8k for me. ;) If I could afford it, I would probably buy one too. It looks pretty rad.
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    [H]ard Forum Storage Showoff Thread

    You can own one for a measly $8K !
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    [H]ard Forum Storage Showoff Thread

    That cabinet looks awesome. Can you provide additional information on that build as well?
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