Application Notes


Enterprise Vault Snapshot on FlashNAS ZFS Systems

Winchester Systems FlashNAS ZFS simultaneously serves file and block-based applications with a unified storage platform, and features easy management, high availability, flexible scalability and competitive price/performance. In addition, FlashNAS ZFS offers a comprehensive set of advanced software features at no additional cost.


Using Microsoft Active Directory with FlashNAS ZFS

FlashNAS is fully integrated with Microsoft Active Directory. It uses the same account names and passwords, controls read/write rights to shared directories on the network, and supports the active directory enhanced data protection protocol all seamlessly.


Using Symantec Backup Exec 2012 v1.2 to backup and restore via CIFS and NFS with FlashNAS

This document demonstrates how to use Symantec Backup Exec with your FlashNAS to backup & restore via CIFS & NDMP. FlashNAS can communicate with the Symantec backup agents via NDMP to back up data to various targets.


Snapshot Rollback Using FlashNAS ZFS

This application notes describes how FlashNAS ZFS users can rollback snapshots using Windows VSS (Volume Shadow Copy Service) or through the FlashNAS ZFS web-based GUI (Graphical User Interface).


FlashNAS ZFS Systems with Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 and Live Migration

This application note provides step-by-step instructions to help you configure FlashNAS ZFS systems for use with Microsoft Hyper-V and enable simpler virtual machine live migration.


Expanding Storage Pool Capacity in FlashNAS ZFS

This application note describes how to expand the capacity of an existing storage pool.


Creating an FTP Server using FlashNAS ZFS

This application notes describes how to configure an FTP service on FlashNAS ZFS.


Configuring UPS Notification for FlashNAS ZFS Series

This application note describes how to configure a UPS connected to a FlashNAS ZFS series system for protection against unexpected power outages.


Using FlashDisk iSCSI-host Storage Systems with VMware vSphere 5

This application note explains configuration details for using Winchester Systems FlashDisk iSCSI-host storage systems with VMware vSphere 5.x.


Adding FlashNAS ZFS Series NFS Folder to VMware 5

This application note describes how to configure a FlashNAS ZFS shared folder according to the NFS protocol and then add the folder to VMWare 5 as a datastore.


Accessing FlashNAS ZFS from the Internet

How to enable users to upload and download files using a GUI interface similar to major file management applications such as Windows Explorer.