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IBM SONAS Best Practices

An IBM Redbooks publication


Published on 25 September 2015

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ISBN-10: 0738439770
ISBN-13: 9780738439778
IBM Form #: SG24-8051-00

Authors: Megan Gilge, Balazs Benyovszky, David Denny, Mary Lovelace, Bill Marshall, Gabor Penzes, Ravikumar Ramaswamy, Joe Roa, John Sing, John Tarella, Michael Taylor and Shradha Nayak Thakare

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    As IBM® Scale Out Network Attached Storage (SONAS) is adopted, it is important to provide information about planning, installation, and daily administration. This IBM Redbooks® publication also describes leading tuning practices information gained by those who implement and support SONAS.

    These preferred practices are based on hands-on experience from the field. Monitoring of the SONAS system is included. This IBM Redbooks publication provides information about IBM SONAS features and function at the 1.5.1 level.

    This book is the companion to the IBM SONAS Implementation Guide, SG24-7962 IBM Redbooks publication. It is intended for readers who have implemented SONAS and are responsible for daily administration and monitoring.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. Planning preferred practices

    Chapter 2. Authentication

    Chapter 3. Networking

    Chapter 4. Storage configuration

    Chapter 5. File system configuration

    Chapter 6. Shares, exports, and protocol configuration

    Chapter 7. Data protection

    Chapter 8. Monitoring

    Chapter 9. Troubleshooting and support


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