Category: Storage

Backup FreeNAS ZFS Dataset to Ubuntu running ZFS

We are setting up replication of snapshots for backup purposes on FreeNAS. We setup Ubuntu server and install ZFS on it. We will use this system to receive snapshot for backup purposes. We manually generated ssh key on FreeNAS. This was done by connecting to CLI and running commands below. ssh-keygen -q -t rsa scp

Building simple DRBD Cluster on Linux – CentOS 6.5 and CentOS7

The Distributed Replicated Block Device (DRBD) is a Linux Kernel module that constitutes a distributed storage system. In this blog we will look into setting up very simple replication cluster between 2 partition /dev/sdb1 located on 2 nodes u1.local and u2.local. You can use DRBD to share block devices between Linux servers to share file