2012/1/3 Christopher Hearn <christopher.he...@cchmc.org>: > On Jan 3, 2012, at 9:35 AM, Svavar Örn Eysteinsson wrote: > >> Hello. >> >> I'm planing to replace my old Apple XRAID, and XSAN Filesystem(1.4.2) Fiber >> environment. >> This setup only hosted a AFP,CIFS for a large advertising agency. >> Now that Fiber is damn expensive and for one thing, we do not need the fiber >> connection >> as every client connects with IP. >> So iSCSI, AFP, CIFS should be efficient for us. >> We have been running this setup since late/early 2006/2007 without problems. >> No that the hardware/software is warned out and we had pretty damn >> catastropic filesystem failure lately. >> >> I've been running OpenIndiana on a custom made server with ZFS,CIFS,AFP and >> all that >> for couple of months right now. Really good. This server just acts as a >> temporary >> solution. Currently has 4x 2TB Enterprise SATA disks in RAIDz1 and expanding >> in few weeks with Supermicro AOC-USAS-L8i and 4-8 more disks. >> Doing daily snapshots and, yea really love it. >> >> Are there any recommendations regarding HP Servers running OpenIndiana to >> act as a ZFS >> Capacity server ? >> >> The server should only do : >> * AFP >> * CIFS >> * NFS >> * iSCSI >> * and of course ZFS underneath >> >> So what I'm looking at is a large capacity server. >> We need 12-20TB at the start. >> >> Any other vendors good ? any servers that comes out of the box and runs >> Openindiana 151 with no problems (drivers / hardware ) e.t.c. acting as a >> capacity server. >> And support would be a good option to. >> >> >> Any help would be much appreciated. >> >> Thanks allot. >> Best regards, >> >> Svavar - Reykjavik - Iceland > > I haven't really seen any 100% commercially supported solutions for this. If > you put this configuration on an HP server & call them to report a problem, > they're going to most likely deny your request because you're using an > unsupported OS. You may be able to get away with using Solaris 11, but > you'll pay for it. I suggest looking at NexentaStor & it's partners: > http://www.nexenta.com.
One of them being: <http://www.racktopsystems.com/products/brickstor/brickstor-models/> Afaik they're in the process of announing official AFP support (with Netatalk) soon. -f _______________________________________________ zfs-discuss mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org http://mail.opensolaris.org/mailman/listinfo/zfs-discuss