[OpenIndiana-discuss] Multiple Windows servers and a OI NAS, how to get there

Mark Creamer whitetr6 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 4 13:09:21 UTC 2012

I have a OI based storage server that hosts a number of CIFS shares used by
all of my windows servers and clients. If your primary consumer of the
shares will be Windows, that seems like the natural choice.

On Tue, Sep 4, 2012 at 2:58 AM, Open Indiana <openindiana at out-side.nl>wrote:

> I have multiple Windows 2008 servers that need to write to a shared storage
> somewhere in the network.
> One of the servers will gather and process all files on that drive.
> We thought we were good with iSCSI but that doesn't seem to work, because
> multiple Windows machines cannot share a NTFS partition.
> I tried to create a networkshare to the networkdrive on every server, but
> that gives a lot of problems with the services since they cannot find the
> share when the original user has logged off.
> Is there anyone who has successfully created a stable NAS solution in OI
> that can be used and written by Multiple Windows clients?
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