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Veeam and Readonly for a SAN volume

Post by mellerbeck »

I have been discussing with some EqualLogic people about adding the ability to give read only access to a single initiator. Are you aware of other SAN's that have this ability? I don't think that veam really 'mounts' the volume does it? He was wondering if windows could mount a read only volume. I'm trying to give them feedback so they might implement this, so any comments or pointers would be great!

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Re: Veeam and Readonly for a SAN volume

Post by Gostev »

Michael, no we do not mount the volume in Windows; moreover disabling Windows automount is one of the requirements for setting up direct SAN access mode (just like previously with VCB).

I believe that HP EVA allows to configure read-only access to LUN, but it would be best if someone who actually has it confirms.
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