Company name: QNAP Systems, Inc
Product Family: ES1640dc v2
Status: Veeam Ready - Repository
Classification Description: Verified backup storage that supports all Veeam backup and restore features.
Model number: ES1640dc v2
Storage Category: RAID Storage Array
Drive quantity, size, type: 15 – 6TB SAS drives
Storage configuration: RAID6
Firmware version: 2.1.0
Connection protocol and speed: SMB, 10GbE
Additional support: All models and configurations of ES1640dc v2 with specifications equivalent or greater than the above.
The ES1640dc v2 is whole-new product line developed by QNAP for mission-critical tasks and intensive virtualization applications. With Intel® Xeon® E5 processors, dual active controllers, ZFS, and fully supporting virtualization environments, the ES1640dc v2 delivers “real business-class” cloud computing data storage. The ES1640dc v2 features the brand-new QES operating system that allows almost limitless snapshots, block-level data deduplication, and thin provisioning with reclaim, assisting businesses in building the most cost-efficient VDI platform and storage for critical data. The ES1640dc v2 provides the same user experience as the current QNAP NAS and QTS system, allowing business users to enjoy the easy learning curve and quickly deploy the system.
Veeam testing configuration:
|Note: The following settings were used by the vendor to meet Veeam Ready testing requirements and should not be considered best practices. Additional changes or settings may be needed to meet the storage efficiency or performance needs for each environment. For each setting, reference links are provided for further clarification.|
Veeam Build Number: 126.96.36.1996
|Storage Optimization:||Local Target (Default)|
|Repository Type:||SMB Share|
|Align backup file blocks:||Disabled (Default)|
|Decompress before storing:||Disabled (Default)|
|Per-VM Backup Files:||Disabled (Default)|
Vendor recommended configuration:
- No array compression or deduplication was used during testing
- Multi-pathing using SMB3 used in testing environment
- Jumbo frames used in testing (MTU=9000)
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