Category Archives: Isilon

Authorization: NFSv4 client unable to mount exports with permission deny error

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Most of the time, it is really headache for us to locating the permission deny issue, especially under server-client model, the server only throw us the error without any further useful information, we felt really embarrassed, so the file server administrator, if they believed without implementing any tiny change to the file server now the issue goes into the unknown.

Remeber, we still have the network trace could tell us where went wrong, and we need to start from which side to locate the permission issue, that’s really helpful.

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How to calculate the Isilon protection overhead

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This article is for Isilon administrators or who have the experience of Isilon product.

Isilon is a scale-out NAS storage doing an excellent work of scale out the ingesting data across the nodes within the single namespace(a very very large Peta bytes partition).

For the protection mechanism, Isilon used the RAIN(redundancy node) instead of the RAID(redundancy disk) to enhance the data protection to the next level protection.

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