Netgear | ReadyData disk format cli for new volume

In previous posts I wrote about to add disks to a volume when it was degraded. Last week I walked in to the issue that i had 6 disks added to a volume which wasn't available to erase. Unless we had to go back to Factory defaults. Which wasn't an option. You have to login … Continue reading Netgear | ReadyData disk format cli for new volume

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Netgear | Readydata 5200 | out of storage

Recently it happened to a customer where I go to time to time. That the storage of the Readydata 5200 was full. And we were not able to delete any of the files because there was no free space. This is a horrible problem if you want to free up some space. Although the customer … Continue reading Netgear | Readydata 5200 | out of storage

Netgear – Rebuild raid-set of a ReadyData 5200

Recently a customer had to replace a disk in the ReadyData 5200. How ever the disk came online but wasn't available for rebuilding of the raid array. I needed to contact L3 support for further help. The fix they supplied was easier than I thought, I followed the commands which the engineer used. You need to … Continue reading Netgear – Rebuild raid-set of a ReadyData 5200

HP Lefthand | Error message when upgrading software (Cannot find one or more files to download from the FTP site. This may be due to activity on the FTP site)

Issues when you try to upgrade Lefthands to a new software version you get the following error. Cannot find one or more files to download from the FTP site. This may be due to activity on the FTP site. Either wait a few minutes and click Try Download Again or try to install the files. … Continue reading HP Lefthand | Error message when upgrading software (Cannot find one or more files to download from the FTP site. This may be due to activity on the FTP site)

Netgear Readynas 2120 | Shutdown and restart option ( Software version 6.0 )

When you bought a readynas 2120 with the new software version 6.0. And your looking seriously for the option to shutdown or reboot the ReadyNas. The solution is on the first page you can find. ( It’s the default over view page you get to see when you login for the first time to the … Continue reading Netgear Readynas 2120 | Shutdown and restart option ( Software version 6.0 )

VMware ESXi5 and HP lefthand | Best Practice document

Just today I found a really useful document of HP. It contained information about a setup for VMware ESXi5 and HP left hand P4000 series. "notes from the Document" This white paper provides detailed information on how to integrate VMware vSphere® 5.0 with HP P4000 LeftHand SAN Solutions. VMware vSphere is an industry leading virtualization … Continue reading VMware ESXi5 and HP lefthand | Best Practice document

Cisco to Netapp configuration | How to configure a stacked switch and Netapp Controller

In this blog post I will write about the configuration between a Cisco Catalyst Switch and a NetAPP storage device. You will see in this example that I’ve used a VLAN tag 10 on the Interfaces which are used for the EtherChannel configuration Configure first the interface ports which you going to use for the … Continue reading Cisco to Netapp configuration | How to configure a stacked switch and Netapp Controller