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Considering Ahsay. Have NAS Question

Postby carnold » Fri Mar 16, 2012 7:59 am

We are looking to provide our customers with offsite backups. My first question is, can we have Ahsay save backups to a RadyNAS? I have been searching
<can't post a link because i dont have 10 posts> but it is a link from the ahsay site for a list of supported NAS's but can not find anything. Running RAIDiator 4.1.8
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Postby lasseoe » Fri Mar 16, 2012 9:50 pm

You cannot install OBS onto the NAS, but you can mount the NAS using SMB or NFS just fine.

If this is one of the old SPARC-based ReadyNAS then forget about it, it's much too slow.
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Postby stonebridge » Tue Mar 20, 2012 2:21 pm

carnold,

Ahsay tried running some NAS based images. I don't think many providers had much success. You are better off looking at a frontend server running Ahsay and a backend NAS storing your data. We provide several providers, including startups like yourself, with this setup. It works very well and very reliable.

Thanks!

Greg
KorComputing.com is a leading provider of Ahsay Backup Servers and Ahsay Replication.

http://www.korcomputing.com
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Postby leemason » Tue Mar 20, 2012 9:20 pm

I have a few installs of OBS on Thecus 1U4500's and they work reasonably well but I wouldn't do it again. I'd use AhsayUBS on a custom server box.
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