Category Archives: Storage

Linux : How to setup client/server NFS on SuSE

This post will cover the complete installation and setup of a NFS client and server on SuSE Linux. By default, the system include the NFS client but not the server. First of all, make sure that NFS traffic is allowed if you are running any firewall on the client/server machine. You can achieve this through… Read More »

Windows : NTFS Warning The system failed to flush data to the transaction log. Corruption may occur.

Having repeated NTFS warning entries in EventViewer as the one below? Log Name: System Source: Ntfs Event ID: 57 Task Category: (2) Level: Warning Description: The system failed to flush data to the transaction log. Corruption may occur. This indicate an issue with the filesystem recovery mechanism and the filesystem might not be fault tolerant… Read More »

FabricOS : Warning port 0, domain IDs overlap on Brocade FC

As you probably wanted to extend your Brocade fiber channel fabric by connecting your existing switch to a new one, you probably noticed the following behaviour : 1. The port is blinking (green light) 2. The following message can be shown in the event log : Warning port 0, domain IDs overlap. Switch 19 1 FABR-1001… Read More »

Storage : How to reset a HP P2000 MSA G3 SAN to factory default

Here is the command to reset a HP P2000 MSA G3 SAN to factory default. You need to have “manage” user privileges to execute it.

The output will look like this :

This will reset the controller (or both if your unit is populated with two SPAs) but the data on array(s) you may… Read More »

FabricOS : How to remotely backup your Brocade FC switch configuration

Here is how to remotely copy your Brocade device running FabricOS to a remote TFTP server. To copy the currently running configuration :

To copy the configuration saved to the flash memory :

To restore the remote config to your device :

FabricOS : Reset to factory default and setup basic config on Brocade Fiber Channel switch fabric

This tutorial is about resetting your Brocade Fiber Chanel Fabric (FabricOS) to factory defaut. To perform these commands you’ll need elevated “root” or “admin” users privileges. 1. Reset config to factory default :

2. Set usernames and passwords to factory default :

3. Set ethernet (management interface) IP addresses :

4. Set logical switch config parameters… Read More »