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==== [[Custom Unmanaged NFS/CIFS Shares]] ====
==== [[Custom Unmanaged NFS/CIFS Shares]] ====
* Instructions on how to create custom entries for SMB/NFS access which are ignored by QuantaStor
* Instructions on how to create custom entries for SMB/NFS access which are ignored by QuantaStor
== Application Integration ==
==== [[CopperEgg Integration]] ====
* Provides cloud monitoring and near real-time system stats
==== [[PagerDuty Integration]] ====
* Use PagerDuty to get notified of call-home appliance alerts to your IT team with an advanced ticketing system.
==== [[Librato Metrics Integration]] ====
* Use Librato to collect and view a dashboard metrics on utilization and other stats from your QuantaStor appliances.
==== [[Cloudera(tm) Hadoop Integration Guide|Cloudera™ Hadoop Integration Guide]] ====
* The Hadoop Integration Guide gives you an overview of the installation steps to get Hadoop running in your QuantaStor grid.
==== [[Nagios Integration]] ====
* Monitoring and metrics platform integration, more information available [https://www.nagios.com/ here.]
==== [[Avid Media Composer™ + MediaHarmony Configuration Guide]] ====
* An overview of QuantaStor configuration steps for use with Avid.
==== [[R1Soft Backup Integration]] ====
* Documentation on how to install the R1Soft Backup Agent
==== [[Gladinet Integration]] ====
* Documentation on setting up [http://www.gladinet.com/ Gladinet] enterprise cloud file storage solution on QuantaStor. Solution is similar to Dropbox.
==== [[OpenStack Cinder]] ====
* Documentation on setting up OpenStack Cinder to use the QuantaStor Cinder Driver.
==== [[Zabbix Integration]] ====
* Monitoring via the Zabbix platform, more information available [http://www.zabbix.com/ here].
==== [[HTTP File Access via Apache]] ====
* Overview of how to access your files in your network shares directly via HTTP
==== [[Microsoft VSS Provider]] ====
* Plug-in module for Microsoft Virtual Shadow Copy Services (VSS) support
==== [[SolarWinds MSP Integration]] ====
* Installation of SolarWinds MSP client into QuantaStor SDS
==== [[Dropbox Integration]] ====
* Dropbox based Cloud Containers enable NFS/SMB based access to Dropbox folders via any QuantaStor SDS appliance
== Appendix ==
== Appendix ==

Revision as of 11:10, 21 March 2019

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Welcome to the OSNEXUS QuantaStor online documentation site. The following guides and sections cover all aspects of QuantaStor SDS configuration from installation to integration with 3rd party software. General information on key product features and product screenshots can be found on the main product site here: http://www.osnexus.com.


What is QuantaStor?

Free Trial Edition & Community Edition Download

The QuantaStor 5 ISO image and license keys for Trial Edition (256TB, 30-days) and Community Edition (40TB, 2 years) are available for download here.

QuantaStor uses a single common ISO image for all editions so upgrading a system from Trial or Community Edition to Enterprise Edition just requires applying a new license key.

QuantaStor Documentation Overview

Solution Design Guide

  • Covers general QuantaStor SDS solution engineering and design guidelines

Installation Guide

  • Covers the process of installing QuantaStor onto bare-metal hardware or as guest VM to make a Virtual Storage Appliance.

Getting Started

  • Covers the initial system configuration steps including logging in, applying a license key, and other initial system step procedures.

Administrator Guide

  • This guide goes into detail on each of the features and capabilities of QuantaStor and how to configure them.

User Guide

  • Covers topics on how to connect to QuantaStor via various file and block protocols from servers and workstations.

Advanced Topics

SNMP Agent Setup

  • Detailed instructions on how to setup the SNMP agent to send SNMP traps.

Customizing Appliance Internals

  • Details on how to write custom scripts to augment various operations like system started/shutdown, storage pool start/stop, etc.

Troubleshooting Guide

  • Various troubleshooting topics ranging from login issues to driver upgrades.

Custom Unmanaged NFS/CIFS Shares

  • Instructions on how to create custom entries for SMB/NFS access which are ignored by QuantaStor


Internal Architecture

  • Covers aspects of the internal architecture of the storage system.

Terms & Definitions

  • Glossary of terms and concepts used in managing various aspects of a QuantaStor storage system.