Storage

A collection of system administration hints and tips, tricks and articles on anything storage related.

Getting the ZFSSA Audit Logs via scripts

posted on 28th Apr, 2016

The audit log on the ZFS Storage Appliance records user activity events, including login and logout to the BUI and CLI, and administrative actions.

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Extracting ZFSSA log files

posted on 26th Apr, 2016

A simple method of extract the log files from a ZFS storage Appliance to browse at leisure

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Locating a ZFSSA failed component

posted on 26th Jan, 2016

A simple how-to article providing the steps necessary to locate a failed compaonent of a ZFS Storage Appliance using both the BUI and CLI

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Renaming a ZFSSA nodename

posted on 13th Jan, 2016

A step-by-step instructions to change the nodename of a ZFS storage appliance

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How to temporary disable access to ZFSSA CIFS/SMB shares?

posted on 12th Jan, 2016

The preferred way of temporarily disabling access to smb / cifs shares is to set the parameter smbshare to off.

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ZFSSA - Fault LED still on but No faults seen on system

posted on 12th Jan, 2016

Clearing a continually lit ZFSSA fault LED after making sure there are no faults remaining on the system.

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Performing a ZFSSA factory reset

posted on 12th Jan, 2016

A factory reset of ZFSSA will reset the appliance configuration back to factory settings of the current software version, and reboot the appliance

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How to Shutdown ZFSSA from CLI

posted on 12th Jan, 2016

Shutdown a ZFS Storage Appliance (or one node of the appliance) from CLI without typing 'Y' to the confirmation.

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