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articlestoragenewstechtip February 15, 2012 by Michael Fabiano
Introduction This article highlights F5 ARX Tiering over the WAN via ARX tiering-policies and Big-IP (v11.1) WAN Optimization Manager (WOM). When an administrator wishes to utilize storage from another corporate location, they can create an ARX managed-volume that contains local storage as well as non-local storage and effectively tier data between data centers. To the end-user (remote/local), this tiering policy is completely transparent. The tiering policy is optimized via the WAN Optimizati...
articlestoragenewstechtip September 09, 2011 by A Sood
Introduction This article details the process of using F5 Data Manager to generate storage usage reports for all users in an Active Directory (AD) Group. A report is created for each user in the group from a single CIFS file system inventory. The capability of generating such reports is available only with the Advanced Reporting Module. Problem Generating a report for each user in an AD environment can be a challenging task if each user for whom the report is to be generated has to be manua...
articlenewstechtip August 12, 2011 by DataManager
Introduction This article illustrates how to create a file criteria directly through the ‘Criteria Wizard’ as well as by uploading a text file that contains the criteria. As an example we will create a criteria that will identify file names that contain characters that are not allowed in a CIFS filenames. This criteria can then be used in validated by creating an advanced report with an inventory from an NFS file system. Advanced reports and file criteria are only available in the full version o...