HCL - iXsystems M-Series

Veeam Backup & Replication
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Product Information:

Product Family: iXsystems M-Series
Status: Veeam Ready - Repository 
Classification Description: Verified backup storage that supports all Veeam backup and restore features.


Product Details:

Model number: M40
Number of Drives: 22
Drive type: 4TB 7200RPM SAS
Firmware version: 11.1
Connection protocol and speed: 10GbE iSCSI
Additional support: All models and configurations of iXsystems M-Series with specifications equivalent or greater than the above 
General product family overview: The TrueNAS M40 is a 24 bay enterprise storage platform that uses NVDIMMs for write caching, SSDs for read caching, and can expand to use two external 60-bay expansion shelves.

Vendor Veeam testing configuration:

Veeam Build Number:
Veeam Settings:

  • Repository Type: Windows
  • Deduplication: Yes
  • Compression: Optimal
  • Storage Optimization: Local target
  • Per-VM Backup Files: Yes
  • Decompress before storing: No
  • Align backup file blocks: No

More Information

Company Information:

Company name: iXsystems
Company overview: iXsystems believes that Open Source technology has the power to change the world through its process of open and collaborative innovation. This principle fuels all product design at iXsystems. By leveraging decades of expertise in hardware design, its contributions to many Open Source software communities, and corporate stewardship of leading Open Source projects (including FreeNAS® and TrueOS®), iXsystems has become an industry leader in building innovative storage solutions and superior enterprise servers for a global marketplace that relies on open technology.

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