StorageOS 3

Disk pools
Introduction to disk pools A pool is constructed of disk groups. There are several types of disk groups:  Data disk groups – disks that contain the ac...
Integrity Check or protecting data from silent corruption
Syneto products have a built-in mechanism for protecting against silent data corruption. Silent data corruption means that data being read is different from...
Folders and Virtual disks
Folders A Folder is a collection of files that can be regarded as a traditional ‘directory’ from any operating system. It can be shared with other machi...
Snapshots
Introduction to snapshots A snapshot is a read-only copy of a folder or virtual disk. It can be created instantly and initially, it consumes no addition...
Data protection and disaster recovery
To protect data against accidental deletions or malware, you can schedule periodical snapshots. If you have another Syneto unit, you can also replicate ...
Configure VM snapshots from folders page
On the left menu, select ‘Data management’ and then ‘Folder/Virtual disks’. Select a folder which has virtual machines. Then select the Snapshot tab. The f...
Recover virtual machines from a snapshot
SynetoOS integrates with VMware, thus virtual machines can be recovered from snapshots (taken starting from version 3.2.0). On the left menu, select ‘Da...
Clean up recovered virtual machines from a snapshot
On the left menu, select ‘Data management’ and then ‘Folder/Virtual disks’. Select the folder whose snapshot you want to clean up. NOTE: This will ...
Sharing: iSCSI
Virtual disks can be shared using the iSCSI protocol. iSCSI is used to facilitate data transfers over intranets and manage storage over long distances. The ...
Sharing: Fibre channel
Setting up Fibre channel ports To manage the Fibre channel ports open Sharing > Fibre channel in the menu. The Fibre channel ports may be configured...