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Recently I had to correct NTFS permissions on a NetApp SMB/CIFS share that preventing users from accessing due to a missing owner attribute.  There were literally thousands of files as well as multiple layers of subfolders involved so fixing the issue using the standard GUI tools wasn’t going to work very well.  141 more words


Virtualization Fundamentals

Virtualization breaks the bond between hardware and applications, allowing the customer to realize higher utilization levels of their physical resources.

Before virtualization, each server has storage, RAM, CPU, an operating system and an application. 347 more words

NetApp Assessments Project

Reclaim FC Datastore Space

Something that’s annoying when you’re implementing thin provisioning for your Fibre Channel LUNs is that when you delete or move VMs from the LUN, the freed up space is not seen on the NetApp storage controller. 321 more words

Build your own NetApp ONTAP 9 Lab for free

I do not write this kind of posts very often, but the subject touches one of the most important parts of virtualization: Storage.
When your choice of storage is… 128 more words


Hindsight from Insight

NetApp Insight Las Vegas 2016 Roundup

I was lucky enough to get to go to Las Vegas with the NetApp A-Team and attend the NetApp Insight Americas and APAC conference. 1,242 more words


Newsletter: October 16, 2016

Hi all,

I hope that this finds everyone well.  I had some not so bad travel yesterday from St-Petersberg to Barcelona.  I do love Spain and it is very good to be back in Barcelona.  1,344 more words


NetApp Simulator Lab

Hi All,

Logwriter here! How are you?

My friend Neil Anderson from FlackBox has done an amazing job putting together a guide to build a NetApp Lab using ONTAP Simulator. 58 more words