Managing storage with Veritas Storage Foundation for Windows III

Managing Storage With Veritas SFW Part III

This is part 3, in a series of posts about managing storage with Veritas SFW. In this part we will look at how to create Dynamic Volumes, and the options available during creation of Dynamic Volumes. We will also look at how to manage mirrored volumes. When you use software based mirroring, in a stretched (Microsoft Failover) cluster environment, you will have to utilize Veritas SFW to create Dynamic Disks, and then […]

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Managing storage with Veritas Storage Foundation for Windows II

Managing Storage With Veritas SFW Part II

This is part 2, in a series of posts about managing storage with Veritas SFW. In this part we will look at how to create Dynamic Disk Groups, and how to add Volume Manager Disk Groups as a resource in a Microsoft Failover Cluster. Microsoft Failover Clusters do not support dynamic disks natively, so if you want to use dynamic disks, you need to use Veritas SFW to create the dynamic disks, […]

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Managing storage with Veritas Storage Foundation for Windows I

Managing Storage With Veritas SFW

In this blog post we will look at managing storage with Veritas Storage Foundation for Windows. This is part 1, in a series of posts about managing storage with Veritas SFW. In this part, we will look at the different types of disks and volumes you can create and configure with Veritas SFW. We will look into the purpose of Dynamic Disk Groups, and we will also look at how to bring […]

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Installing Veritas Storage Foundation on Server 2012

Installing Veritas SFW on Server 2012

This is a step-by-guide on how to install Veritas Storage Foundation 6.0.2 on Windows Server 2012. Veritas Storage Foundation for Windows provides a comprehensive solution to storage management in an integrated graphical view. Veritas SFW lets you configure and manage local and remote storage attached to your system while your system remains online. It is often used in campus/stretch cluster environments where SAN-based mirroring is not utilized. 1. Explanation of Campus Clusters […]

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Installing Veritas Storage Foundation on Server 2008 R2

Installing Veritas SFW on Server 2008 R2

This is a step-by-guide on how to install Veritas Storage Foundation 6.0.1 on Windows Server 2008 R2. Veritas Storage Foundation for Windows provides a comprehensive solution to storage management in an integrated graphical view. Veritas SFW lets you configure and manage local and remote storage attached to your system while your system remains online. It is often used in campus/stretch cluster environments where SAN-based mirroring is not utilized. 1. Explanation of Campus […]

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