Infotrend Storage

Infortrend storage configuration step by step

Introduction :-

  • Storage system–A storage system is an enclosure, including controllers, fans, and dual power supplies in 2U,3U box.
  • Storage controller –A storage node provides the computing resource to ensure the I/O service between storage and hosts. There are the processor, memory, cache backup module, and connectivity on it.
  • Expansion enclosure–An enclosure with drive slots that are used to expand additional drives for a storage system
  • Node –A storage system that may also include an expansion enclosure
  • Cluster–A collection of multiple nodes.
  • RAID (Redundant Array of Independent Disks) –storage virtualization technology that integrates multiple disks to provide better performance and data redundancy
  • Logical Drive –The basic unit of the RAID group created by the controller.
  • Shared folder–A location for shared storage access via file system protocol
  • Disk pool –The integration of logical drives where a shared folder can be created.
  • File system –A mechanism to control how data is stored and retrieved via file system protocol, such as CIFS and NFS.

Infortrend is an enterprise-level scale-out NAS storage system that provides an efficient and cost-effective way to allocate storage resources to meet the capacity, availability, and performance requirements of different applications. Scale-out NAS is now the trend in the enterprise-level storage field.

Installation of Infotrend Storage step by step :-

Assign IP address to the local machine in the range of 10.10.1.X

And start pinging default IP address of the storage IP 10.10.1.1/24

Infortrend IP assign

Enter the IP address in browser Default credential is UserName:- admin Password :- admin

Login infotrend
Login infotrend

Start the configuration

Introduction Infotrend setup
Introduction Infortrend setup

Firmware Update install the latest one if available

Infortrend Firmware update
Infortrend Firmware update

Configure Event Notice We can configure SNMP or SNMP trap setting here.

Event Notice
Event Notice

Configure System Setting and assign device Hostname

Assign System Name
Assign System Name

Add DNS Server

Secondary DNS Server
DNS Server

Click OK.

Click OK

Change Timezone of your country

Select Timezone
Select Timezone

Enter the time and timezone

Timezone
Timezone

Select symmetric active/active mode

Node:- For a pool created in symmetric active/active mode, any controller can access the lun created on top of the pool for high I/O performance. If one controller fails, the other controller wil take over the LUN to ensure uninterrupted system operation.

Infortrend Storage configuration
Infortrend Storage configuration

Select the Interface for the type of configuration.

For ISCSI Block select channel 1

For Nas File level Volume select channel 2

Ethernet of Infortrend
Ethernet of Infortrend

Select the protocols which you want to use

Enable Protocols
Enable Protocols

Domain Integration.if you want to integrate NAS with domain enter the domain admin credentials, Make sure DNS server is configured.

Configure domain Type
Configure domain Type

Summary

Summary of Infortrend
Summary of Infotrend

Start Initializing of the storage by click on start initialization button.

Initialization Progress
Initialization Progress 100 %

Initialization completes successfully.

Infotrend Information
Infotrend Information

Dashboard of the Storage.

Dashboard Infotrend
Dashboard Infotrend

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