HCL - Infortrend EonStor GS

KB ID:
2675
Product:
Veeam Backup & Replication
Version:
v10.x
Published:
Last Modified:
2020-04-27

Challenge

VeeamReadyRepo

Product Information:

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

Solution

Product Details:

Model number: GS 1012R2
Storage Category: Hybrid RAID Storage Array
Drive quantity, size, type: 12 – 2TB NL SAS
Storage configuration: RAID6
Firmware version: 1.47A.19
Connection protocol and speed: NFS 10GbE
Additional support: All models and configurations of EonStor GS with specifications equivalent or greater than the above

General product family overview:

EonStor GS is a high availability solution exclusively designed for enterprises, integrating SAN and NAS services to offer enterprises a powerful storage environment. Its complete product line features a hardware design of 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 simple, intuitive management interfaces. It is ideal for the common NAS and SAN infrastructures and enterprise applications.

 

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 (Large Blocks)
 

Repository Settings:

Repository Type: Shared Storage > NFS
Align backup file blocks: Disabled (Default)
Decompress before storing: Enabled
Per-VM Backup Files: Enabled
 

Vendor recommended configuration:

Hardware Settings:

  • No array deduplication used in testing
  • No array compression used in testing
  • Writeback caching using in storage architecture
  • Read-ahead option for NAS file transfer: 2M
  • canceled NFSv4 support

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