[CentOS] Centos and Network Attached Storage
alex at getica.com
Wed Nov 1 14:41:21 UTC 2006
Dan Stoner wrote:
> Alexandru Asofie wrote:
>> I need to setup a NAS server on Centos. The machine will be:
>> Dual xeon/Dual Opteron
>> 4GB memory
>> 13x 320GB SATA + 1 hotspare
>> 1x 320GB SATA for OS
>> The server can do RAID5,6,or 10.
>> Has anyone installed such a software and can you recommand a specific
>> Thank you.
> Unless you need all of the power of the full CentOS distro (with the
> configuration overhead that goes with this), you might consider a
> dedicated storage server distro such as OpenFiler:
> OpenFiler hosts their web site on CentOS. :)
> We are only in the testing phase, but we have been using OpenFiler as
> an iSCSI target and it is working like a champ.
> Dan Stoner
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Yes, OpenFiler is what i had i mind but i am not sure if I should use
dedicated storage server distro like OpenFiler or a classic distro with
NFS configured afterwards.
I think I will stick to Centos 4 because I don´ t know for sure what
services will need to run on that machine.
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