HCL - QNAP ES1686dc

KB ID:
2939
Product:
Veeam Backup & Replication
Version:
9.x
Published:
Last Modified:
2019-04-24

Challenge

VeeamReadyRepo

Product Information:

Company name: QNAP Systems, Inc.
Product Family: ES1686dc
Status: Veeam Ready - Repository
Classification Description: Verified backup storage that supports all Veeam backup and restore features.

Solution

Product Details:

Model number: ES1686dc
Storage Category: RAID Storage Array
Drive quantity, size, type: 16 – 2TB SAS HDD
Storage configuration: RAID 6, no SSD caching
Firmware version: 2.1.0.0711
Connection protocol and speed: SMB 10GbE
Additional support: All models and configurations of ES1686dc with specifications equivalent or greater than the above

General product family overview:

The ES1686dc is powered by dual Intel® Xeon® processors with RAM expandable to 1TB and with a server-grade hardware design that optimizes mission-critical tasks and boasts unrivaled performance for Big Data computing.

 

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: 9.5.0.1536

Job Settings:

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

Repository Settings:

Repository Type: Shared Folder
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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