HCL - QNAP TS-x83XU

KB ID:
2899
Product:
Veeam Backup & Replication
Version:
9.x
Published:
Last Modified:
2019-02-12

Challenge

VeeamReadyRepo

Product Information:

Company name: QNAP Systems, Inc.
Product Family: TS-x83XU
Status: Veeam Ready - Repository
Classification Description: Verified backup storage that supports all Veeam backup and restore features.

Solution

Product Details:

Model number: TS-1683XU
Storage Category: RAID Storage Array
Drive quantity, size, type: 16 – 1TB SATA HDD
Storage configuration: RAID6 configured, no SSD caching
Firmware version: 4.3.6.0805
Connection protocol and speed: SMB, 10 GbE
Additional support: All models and configurations of TS-1683XU with specifications equivalent or greater than the above

General product family overview: The Intel® Xeon® E based TS-1683XU-RP enterprise NAS with up to 64GB DDR4 ECC (Error Correcting Code) memory delivers server-grade performance with dependable reliability. It features Mellanox® ConnectX®-4 Lx 10GbE controllers that not only fulfill bandwidth-demanding applications but also support iSER to offload CPU workloads with boosted virtualization performance, while PCIe expansion allows for installing graphics cards to empower video surveillance, virtualization and AI 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: 9.5.0.1922

Job Settings:

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

Repository Settings:

Repository Type: Shared Folder (CIFS)
Align backup file blocks: Disabled (Default)
Decompress before storing: Disabled (Default)
Per-VM Backup Files: Disabled (Default)
 

Vendor recommended configuration:

Hardware Settings:

  • No Array deduplication used in testing
  • No array compression used in testing
  • Jumbo frames used in testing (MTU=9000)

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