HCL - QNAP TVS-x72XU

KB ID: 2900
Product: Veeam Backup & Replication
Version: 9.x
Published:
Last Modified: 2019-02-12

Challenge

VeeamReadyRepo

Product Information:

Company name: QNAP Systems, Inc.
Product Family: TVS-x72XU
Status: Veeam Ready - Repository
Classification Description: Verified backup storage that supports all Veeam backup and restore features.

Solution

Product Details:

Model number: TVS-1672XU
Storage Category: RAID Storage Array
Drive quantity, size, type: 16 – 1TB SATA HDD
Storage configuration: RAID6 configured, no SSD caching
Firmware version: 4.4.0.0767
Connection protocol and speed: SMB, 10 GbE
Additional support: All models and configurations of TVS-1672XU with specifications equivalent or greater than the above

General product family overview:

Designed for diversified business IT environments, the TVS-1672XU-RP features an 8th generation Intel® Core™ processor, Mellanox® ConnectX®-4 Lx 10GbE controller, and PCIe expansion for 25GbE / 40GbE connectivity to boost intensive large file sharing, heavily-loaded backups, or virtualization applications. PCIe expandability also allows for installing graphics cards to empower AI workflows and video transcoding, and the 4K HDMI 2.0 output can display surveillance videos on a monitor or TV to improve surveillance management. The TVS-1672XU-RP also features a redundant power supply to ensure maximum system uptime.

 

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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