HCL - Infortrend - EonStor DS

KB ID:
2629
Product:
Veeam Backup & Replication
Version:
v10.x
Published:
Last Modified:
2020-05-13

Challenge

VeeamReadyRepo

Product Information:

Company name: Infortrend Technology, Inc.
Product Family: EonStor DS Family
Status: Veeam Ready - Repository
Classification Description: Verified backup storage that supports all Veeam backup and restore features.

Solution

Product Details:

Model number: DS 1012R2
Storage Category: RAID Storage Array
Drive quantity, size, type: 12 – 10TB SAS
Storage configuration: RAID 50 (enable Symmetric Active/Active)
Firmware version: 6.61Q.10
Connection protocol and speed: ISCSI 10GbE
Additional support: All models and configurations of EonStor DS with specifications equivalent or greater than the above

General product family overview:

EonStor DS is a high availability SAN storage solution designed for enterprises. It's hardware design features multiple form factors, flexible host boards to choose from, and stable, reliable modular design with high expandability; as for software, it comes with complete data services and easy-to-use management interfaces. It is ideal for all SAN environments and enterprise applications (such as backup).

 

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: 10.0.0.4461

Job Settings:

Deduplication: Enabled (Default)
Compression: Optimal (Default)
Storage Optimization: Local Target (Default)
 

Repository Settings:

Repository Type: Direct attached storage > Windows
Align backup file blocks: Enabled
Decompress before storing: Disabled (Default)
Per-VM Backup Files: Enabled
 

Vendor recommended configuration:

Hardware Settings:

  • No array deduplication used in testing
  • No array compression used in testing
  • Controller writeback caching using in storage architecture

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