HCL - Infortrend - EonStor CS

KB ID:
3160
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 CS Family
Status: Veeam Ready - Repository
Classification Description: Verified backup storage that supports all Veeam backup and restore features.

Solution

Product Details:

Model number: CS 2060G
Storage Category: RAID Storage Array
Drive quantity, size, type: 180 – 6TB NL SAS
Storage configuration: Erasure code 2+1 with RAID 5
Firmware version: 1.42Q.21
Connection protocol and speed: NFS 10GbE
Additional support: All models and configurations of EonStor CS with specifications equivalent or greater than the above

General product family overview:

EonStor CS is a scale-out NAS storage system that supports two expansion solutions, horizontal scalability (scale-out) and vertical scalability (scale-up). Scale-out expands both capacity and performance by adding new node(s) into the cluster, and scale-up expands the capacity only by adding JBOD to the node(s).

 

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 (Default)
 

Repository Settings:

Repository Type: Shared Folder > NFS
Align backup file blocks: Disabled (Default)
Decompress before storing: Disabled (Default)
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

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