First start Pool/Volumes and options

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alokeprasad
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Re: First start Pool/Volumes and options

Post by alokeprasad » Fri Jan 04, 2019 1:24 am

Aha!
The blue i dot says mine is 16K.
That's the default per user manual (says so plainly .. I should have checked) and allows 63.99 TB volumes.
NAS: TS-453Be
RAM:Crucial 8GB Kit (2 x 4GB) DDR3L-1600 SODIMM CT2KIT51264BF160B
QTS: 4.4.1421
HDD's: RAID 6: Four 8TB WD Red (WD80EFAX)
USB HDD: One 8 TB WD Mybook (WDBBGB0080HBK-NESN)
Switch: Netgear GS108

GhostR1d3r
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Re: First start Pool/Volumes and options

Post by GhostR1d3r » Mon Jan 07, 2019 8:38 pm

Hello,

Sorry for the delay. This night i finished my static volume (about 30 hours) with 16K bytes por inode (maximum size 64TB). Now i have my first RAID 6 with SSD (pool) for QNAP apps, music, photos and programs (about 386GB space) and my second RAID 6 HDD (35TB space) only for movies and series.

1 - For my RAID 6 SSD i think to do 2 volumes with snapshots: 1 for QNAP apps and the second for music (9GB)/ programs (64GB) / photos (43GB) or only one volume with 4 folders ? i think thick volume ?

2 - For my RAID 6 HDD i must enable bitmap ?

3 - For the SMART test: Quick test every weeks, complete test every month ? RAID scrubbing every month (it's possible to plan that ?)

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