NX2/ZX

ZX and NX2 appliances

AD and LDAP setup for ZX and NX2
Select the "User Management" tab on the left side of the screen, and ensure "Share users/groups" is selected at the top of the pane. No...
Mon, 8 Jun, 2020 at 10:50 AM
Configuring Gmail for use with server email alerts
Gmail (both public and business) has a number of security-mitigating default settings that must be modified if it is to be used with external mail applicati...
Wed, 22 Jul, 2020 at 4:39 PM
Creating and modifying internal users and groups
Note: If you are in an Active Directory environment this is not the solution for you!  You would use AD to create and modify all permission settings.  F...
Thu, 2 Jul, 2020 at 5:17 PM
Creating and modifying shares
Creating and modifying shares requires SMB protocol is turned on.  First ensure SMB is on via Storage Settings menu Expand the pool options by clicking ...
Thu, 2 Jul, 2020 at 4:52 PM
Data Migration to a new NX2 or ZX
You can set the NX2 or ZX as a data receiver using our built-in rsync.  But if you do this, it disables ALL samba and NFS processes so this method is really...
Thu, 25 Jun, 2020 at 2:00 PM
How can I set up link aggregation without a switch?
The NX2 and ZX products support direct-connect link aggregation (also known as NIC teaming or bonding) between two servers, with no L2 switch between them. ...
Sun, 17 May, 2020 at 11:00 PM
Mounting an existing snapshot
Here are the steps to follow: Log into the web GUI Click the arrow under the pool to expand it Click the "Snapshots" tab Find the dat...
Fri, 5 Jun, 2020 at 10:27 AM
Rebuild (resilvering) time on NX2 /ZX is slow
RAIDz resilvering is very slow in \ZFS-based zpools.  Basically, it starts with every transaction that's ever happened in the pool and plays them back...
Fri, 8 May, 2020 at 6:21 PM
Replication task - best practice
Here are the steps to follow: Log into the web GUI Click Backup & Recovery on the navigation pane and then the + Add replication task button on the...
Mon, 27 Jul, 2020 at 9:32 AM
Space consumption Genesis ZX and NX2
How is the usable space consumed on the Genesis ZX and NX2 since they are ZFS based? User Data: this is obvious RAID Parity data if raidz1, raiz2, or r...
Sun, 17 May, 2020 at 10:51 PM