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alexpo Absent Member.
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Array size > 2TB ?? (nw 6.5sp7, nss3.26)

Hi folks.

Is there any chance to create a nss pool on arrays larger than 2TB?

Following situation:
We've just installed a new netware 6.5 (sp7) server in a test environment.
The machine is equipped with an adaptec array controller (AAC-3805) holding
8x 1TB drives, building 2 arrays:
Array 1: 2 drives mirrored (RAID-1, 0.9TB) for DOS, SYS and ADMIN-DATA.
Array 2: 5 drives data-guard (RAID-5, 3.6 TB) for USER-DATA
and 1 drive as hot spare.

Problem:
The NSSMU does not show the second (3.6 TB) array. Neither does iManager.

After deleting the 5-drives array and recreating it with 3 drives RAID-5 (=1.8TB) the device shows up in NSSMU and could be configured with POOLS and VOLUMES.

Having in mind that we have only 5 drives for secure holding of nearly 4 TB of user-data: Is there a solution for creating pools/volumes on arrays larger than 2 TB??

Any suggestions??

Kind regards... Alex.
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Anonymous_User Absent Member.
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Re: Array size > 2TB ?? (nw 6.5sp7, nss3.26)

Alexpo,
This is not the right forum for this type of question. Please try one of
the open-enterprise-server forums. They should be able to help you more
directly.

thanks,
NSM Development


alexpo wrote:
> Hi folks.
>
> Is there any chance to create a nss pool on arrays larger than 2TB?
>
> Following situation:
> We've just installed a new netware 6.5 (sp7) server in a test
> environment.
> The machine is equipped with an adaptec array controller (AAC-3805)
> holding
> 8x 1TB drives, building 2 arrays:
> Array 1: 2 drives mirrored (RAID-1, 0.9TB) for DOS, SYS and
> ADMIN-DATA.
> Array 2: 5 drives data-guard (RAID-5, 3.6 TB) for USER-DATA
> and 1 drive as hot spare.
>
> Problem:
> The NSSMU does not show the second (3.6 TB) array. Neither does
> iManager.
>
> After deleting the 5-drives array and recreating it with 3 drives
> RAID-5 (=1.8TB) the device shows up in NSSMU and could be configured
> with POOLS and VOLUMES.
>
> Having in mind that we have only 5 drives for secure holding of nearly
> 4 TB of user-data: Is there a solution for creating pools/volumes on
> arrays larger than 2 TB??
>
> Any suggestions??
>
> Kind regards... Alex.
>
>

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