Hello all, I have a drive issue in my Nexenta storage array. And I want to increase the amount of storage - I originally did it with 5 1 TB drives, and I wanted to improve resiliency so I can handle a drive failing without an issue. When discussing this with a friend - Michael … Continue reading Increasing storage, and resiliency in my Nexenta Array!
Hello there, I use Nexenta in my lab, and I really like it. It works well and has a great UI too. There was an update of the Nexenta Fusion management appliance recently. I discovered there was an update by looking at the console, and not by the email distribution. Which should be used to … Continue reading Upgrading Nexenta Fusion to Current (188.8.131.52)
Hi all, As you may recall I had a small issue with water leaking from above into my infrastructure. I escaped any water damage in my computer gear but I did lose a storage array. I have an R710 I am not using and I am going to make it a storage array. Very nice … Continue reading Making iDRAC6 work with R710 – it wasn’t easy!
Hello there, When I log onto the console of my Nexenta storage array, I see I have some errors. One is critical, and there are 10 major. So it sounds serious, but, the fact is the management UI - Fusion, says I have no errors. So what does this all mean? First, Fusion shows by … Continue reading Fixing Nexenta “Errors” – and more!
Hello there, I use Nexenta in my lab, and I really like it. It works well and has a great UI too. There was an update of the Nexenta Fusion management appliance recently. I did find the release notes so that is good. All of the updated docs can be found here. Lets get this … Continue reading Upgrading Nexenta Fusion to 1.1.1 FB1 build 8
Looking at the documentation for this plug-in it appears that you can do most anything in the plug-in that you can in the Fusion UI. That is pretty cool. I have heard good things about this plug-in so that is what we are going to get working today. While there is both Windows, and VCSA … Continue reading Installing Nexenta’s vSphere Web Client plug-in
Hello all, I am in transit to VMworld and very excited about it. So this newsletter will be a bit small. I plan on doing some blogs onsite about important stuff. Already thinking about the first one and how to do it. I tried to do a Domain Controller upgrade to Win2K16 (from Win2K12 R2) … Continue reading Newsletter: August 25, 2017