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KB450265 – Replacing Drives in ZFS Pool on CentOS 7

Scope/Description This article will walk through the steps to replace a failed drive in a CentOS 7 installation through either the web UI, or through the terminal. Prerequisites Access to CentOS 7 web UI/ssh access to CentOS 7 Replacement Drive Through Houston First, we’ll have to enter the ZFS tab in the web UI Once […]

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KB450087 – Parallel Rsync

Parallel rsync allows you to copy with multiple threads so it can work on different files at the same time. The Parameter “P” sets the number of threads ls -1 $LOCAL_DIR | xargs -I {} -P 5 -n 1 rsync -avh –progress $LOCAL_DIR/{} $RECV_DIR -P sets number of parallel threads Example: ls -1 /mnt/mylocalfiles/ | […]

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KB450001 – CentOS 7 Install Procedure

Scope/Description This guide details a fresh installation of CentOS 7.9 for a single boot drive or redundant boot drives. Prerequisites CentOS ISO pre-installed on a USB drive   Steps Upon boot, hit the up arrow and select “Install CentOS Linux 7” shown below. Don’t change the language; just click ‘Continue’ You will see the following […]

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KB450012 – StorCLI

Scope/Description This guide details the process of installing and using StorCLI on a system with LSI 9361 MegaRAID. Prerequisites System Configured with MegaRAID Internet Connection to pull down packages Steps Two great Storcli documents can be found at: https://www.thomas-krenn.com/en/wiki/StorCLI https://communities.cisco.com/docs/DOC-59532 Download Storcli curl -LO http://images.45drives.com/Firmware/LSI9361/storcli/Linux/storcli-007.0606.0000.0000-1.noarch.rpm Extract the rpm package to a directory Once the rpm […]

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KB450016 – Identifying Drives using HighPoint GUI with R750 Controller Cards

To identify where your drives are located when using the Rocket750 cards use the Highpoint webGUI and the following diagram. For example, as seen in the screenshot below, In the Highpoint WebGUI under Physical->Devices you can see all the drives numbered the same way as they are in the wiring diagram below. Note circled in […]

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KB450022 – Rebuilding Failed Redundant Boot Drives

How do I know one of my boot drives has failed? Open the Disk Utility and scroll down to your RAID devices. If one of them has failed you will see DEGRADED. Alternately you may open a terminal and enter the command “cat /proc/mdstat” This will list the current status of all RAIDs you have […]

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KB450033 – How do I replace a failed drive with LSI 9361 cards

The recommended utility to use with the LSI 9361 SAS card is StorCLI. StorCLI allows command line tools to manage and control LSI MegaRAID controllers. It can be downloaded at –> https://docs.broadcom.com/docs/12351376 Once the rpm package is downloaded, extract it to a directory on your Storinator. From there, changing into that director and run the […]

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KB450138 – How to install and start the Highpoint Web GUI in CentOS

Download web GUI from our server to your server: wget http://images.45drives.com/Drivers/WebGUI-Linux-v2.1.6-131017.tgz Unzip the file: tar -xzvf WebGUI-Linux-v2.1.6-131017.tgz Run the file for install: rpm –install WebGUI-Linux-v2.1.6-131017.rpm Make sure that the Highpoint port is added as an exception in iptables: firewall-cmd –permanent –add-port=7402/tcp firewall-cmd –reload Start the hptdaemon service: /etc/init.d/hptdaemon start Access Web GUI: http://<YOUR_IP>:7402/

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KB450288 – Changing from FreeNAS to Houston

Scope/Description This article details the process of changing your OS from FreeNAS to Ubuntu/CentOS. It includes the process of importing the pool and making necessary changes. Prerequisites A FreeNas pool configured and Houston running on CentOS7/Ubuntu 20.04 Steps FreeNAS System Take note of everything configured (Share, Groups-Users, IPs) Export the pool through the Web UI […]

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KB450272 – Installing Postgresql Server on CentOS 7 for DaVinci Resolve

Scope/Description In this article, we’ll install and configure a Postgresql Server on CentOS 7 for use with DaVinci Resolve Prerequisites CentOS 7 Client with DaVinci Resolve Steps To begin, we’ll have to install the postgresql server on our CentOS 7 server. We can do this with “yum install postgresql postgresql-server” [root@45drives~]# yum install postgresql postgresql-server […]

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