FreeNAS is an operating method that can be installed on practically any hardware platform to share data more than a network. The make objectives here had been simple and the server would fulfill various roles (a) my physical vCenter box for my ESXi lab, (b) a SAN for the house, holding my 16TB+ media collection, (c) iSCSI targets for the ESXi lab and house computer systems, (d) a backup target for all lab VMs and residence computer systems, (e) storage for video from my outside and inside cameras, and (f) a Subsonic media streamer for when I’m away from the residence.
The EDS14 can operate in temperatures ranging from -20 to +50 degrees Celsius (-4 to 122 Fahrenheit), and truly shines when made use of as a network attached storage remedy for IP cameras that are tucked away in the corners of a developing or bus.
The choice of Windows was basically due to the fact of multi-use, rather than anything particularly geared to the OS. This box functions as SAN (iSCSI targets for the lab, the home, and also 13TB of media for the HTPCs in the property, vCenter server for the ESXi lab, Subsonic media streamer, and also a private WoW server).
My SAN functions as both the SAN, Media storage for the house, Subsonic Media Server, and a physical vCenter server. One of the objectives was that I wanted to gather collectively all my disparate storage into a single group. In other words, a NAS server allows … Read More