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Best way to present target NAS storage

Post by icebun » Jun 10, 2010 2:43 pm

Using a QNAP NAS, I am able to present the destination storage as either a Windows SMB share or NFS Datastore once seen by the ESX hosts.

Does anyone know the best option?

In terms of performance I am seeing about the same.

The other option is to install File Services for UNIX and get the Veeam server to see the NFS share as a client without having to get the ESX hosts to see it as well.

I understand the closer the storage target is to the Veeam server, the better.

Any advice would be helpful.

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Re: Best way to present target NAS storage

Post by Gostev » Jun 10, 2010 2:46 pm

SMB share is fine. Less complexity, same performance.

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