Dynamic File Services 2.1 Administration Guide

  Dynamic File Services 2.1 Administration Guide
    Overview of Dynamic File Services
      Benefits of Dynamic File Services
      Deployment Scenarios
      Key Components of Dynamic File Services
    What’s New for Pairs and Policies Management
      What’s New for Dynamic File Services 2.1
      What’s New for Dynamic File Services 2.0
      What’s Next
    Getting Started
      Installing and Setting Up Dynamic File Services
      Connecting to the Dynamic File Services Server
      Creating a Dynamic File Services Pair
      Creating a Policy
      Associating the Pair and Policy
      Creating More Policies and Pairs
      Enforcing Policies
      Viewing the Merged File Tree for a Standard Pair
      Reviewing Retained Data in a Retention Pair
      Backing Up Files in the Pair
    Planning for Pairs and Policies
      Server-Centric Management
      Management Groups
      Reviewers for Retention Pairs
      Active Directory Domain Configuration for Remote Shares
      Server Configuration Requirements
      Storage Requirements
      Pair Requirements
      Access Rights for a Standard Pair
      Using Remote Shares in an Active Directory Domain
      Using Remote Shares in a Workgroup
      Using Cloud Storage as the Secondary Path in a Retention Pair
      Naming Conventions for Pairs and Policies
      File Name Path Length
      Merged View for Standard Pairs
      File and Folder Attributes and ACL Permissions in a Standard Pair
      Duplicate Folders in a Standard Pair
      Duplicate Files in a Standard Pair
      Orphan (Ownerless) Files
      System Files and Other Files that Are Not Moved
      Policy Schedules
      Time Displays
      Event Logging
      Using Antivirus Software with Pairs
      Using Backup Software with Pairs
      Using Compression with Pairs
      Using Disk Quotas with Pairs
      Disk Space Availability and Moving Files
      Using Encryption with Pairs
      Using Microsoft Distributed File System with Pairs
      Using Dynamic File Services in a Windows Cluster
      Using Dynamic File Services in Windows Safe Mode
    Using the Management Tools
      Service Controller
      Management Console
      Repair Tool
      Filter Driver Diagnostics
      Command Line Interface and Utilities
    Configuring and Managing the Service
      Requirements for Administering the Service
      Registering the License Key
      Configuring Administrators for Pair Management
      Starting and Stopping the Service
      Configuring Audit Tracking Events
      Configuring the Notification Service
      Configuring the Logging Level for Engines
      Configuring a Certificate for Secure Remote Management Sessions
      Configuring Firewall Access for the Service Port
      Configuring Ports for the Service and Retention Review
      Viewing the Product Version and Build Information
      What’s Next
    Managing Servers in the Management Console
      Setting Up a Server in the Management Console
      Accepting a Dynamic File Services Certificate
      Connecting to a Server
      Viewing a List of Servers and Their Connection Status
      Viewing Server Properties
      Disconnecting from a Server
      Recovering a Lost Connection to a Server
      Exporting and Importing a Server List
      Removing a Server from the List
      What’s Next
    Creating and Managing Pairs
      Understanding Pairs
      Creating a Pair
      Preparing Remote Shares for Use in a Pair
      Providing Users with a Merged View of the Files in a Standard Pair
      Including or Excluding Folders from a Pair’s Policy Runs
      Viewing a List of Pairs
      Viewing the Pair Status
      Viewing Properties for a Pair
      Moving Selected Files or Folders
      Scheduling the Pair History Scan
      Reporting Conflicts for Attributes and ACL Permissions on Folders
      Reporting Conflicts for Duplicate Files
      Unlinking the Paths in a Pair
      What’s Next
    Creating and Managing Policies
      Understanding Policies
      Creating a Policy
      Customizing the File Types Filter
      Viewing a List of Policies
      Viewing Properties for a Policy
      Associating or Disassociating Pairs and Policies
      Modifying Policy Filters
      Starting a Policy Run
      Previewing a Policy Run
      Stopping an In-Progress Policy Run
      Exporting and Importing Policies on a Dynamic File Services Server
      Deleting a Policy
      Troubleshooting Policy Conflicts
      Examples of Policy Rules
      What’s Next
    Creating and Managing Policy Schedules
      Understanding Policy Schedules
      Creating a Policy Schedule
      Viewing Properties for a Schedule
      Modifying Policy Schedules
      Unscheduling Policies
      Associating or Disassociating Schedules and Policies
      Deleting a Schedule
    Creating and Managing Cloud Accounts
      Understanding Cloud Storage
      Setting Up Cloud Access Credentials and Folders for Your Cloud Storage Provider
      Creating a Cloud Account
      Viewing Properties for a Cloud Account
      Viewing a List of the Retention Pairs That Use a Cloud Account
      Modifying the Access Credentials for a Cloud Account
      Deleting a Cloud Account
    Managing Retention Reviews
      Understanding the Retention Repository
      Configuring Reviewers for a Retention Pair
      Configuring Reviewers to Receive Notifications
      Scheduling Notification Reviews for a Retention Pair
      Configuring the Review Notification Check Timer
      Reviewing Files in the Retention Repository
      Viewing the Review Transaction History
      Generating a Report for Retention Review Logs
      Archiving the Retention Review Logs
    Monitoring Pairs and Policies
      Viewing the Pair Statistics
      Viewing the Policy Execution History for a Pair
      Viewing a Policy Run History of Files Moved
      Viewing a Policy Run History of Files that Failed to Move
      Viewing the Pair History
      Viewing the Server Disk Capacity and Used Space History
      Viewing Logged Events
      Viewing Service Events
      Auditing Management Events
      Generating a DynamicFs Configuration Report
    Repairing the Pair, Policy, and Schedule Databases
      Understanding Repair Options
      Reporting the Status of the Databases
      Taking a Snapshot of the Databases
      Restoring a Snapshot of the Databases
      Troubleshooting Repair Issues
    Security Considerations
      Security Features
      Registry Settings
      Service Configuration File
      Server Management Configuration File
      Database Files
      Notification Service Configuration Files
      Log Files and Logging Control Files
    FAQs and Troubleshooting
      Why can’t I log in to the Dynamic File Services server?
      Can I cancel a policy that is running?
      How do I configure a policy to not run without disassociating it from the pair?
      How do I see what policies are running or what files have been moved?
      What can I do if the Service is not running?
      Why can’t I start the Service after using the Repair tool?
      Why can’t users see the data on a remote share?
      Access Denied error when modifying a file at the root of a secondary path
      Path Too Long Exception error in the Standard Policy log
      Pair Is Busy error for pair with a remote share as secondary
      File Transfer Size Exceeded Error
      Certificate error for the Retention Review Service
      Invalid File Handle error for a policy run
      How do I find event ID information?
      Diagnosing a Filter Driver failure
    Using iSCSI Targets in a Cloud Storage Environment
      Guidelines for Using iSCSI Targets in the Cloud
      Don’t Have an Existing Amazon EC2 Account?
      Already Have an Existing Amazon EC2 Account?
      Launching an openSUSE Linux VM Instance
      Setting Up an Elastic IP Address
      Creating an Elastic Block Store Volume
      Opening Ports for iSCSI Communications
      Connecting to the iSCSI Target Virtual Machine via SSH
      Installing the iSCSI Target Software on the openSUSE Linux VM
      Configuring the iSCSI Target Device
      Configuring the iSCSI Initiator Software on a Windows Server
      Formatting the iSCSI Device as NTFS on the Windows Server
      Creating a Dynamic File Services Pair with the Cloud-Based iSCSI Device
      Additional Information
    Setting Up a Merged View for Collaboration Applications: Novell Vibe OnPrem
      Verify that the Application can support using a Microsoft network share to store files
      Understand how the application stores, names, and versions files so useful policies can be created
      Create a Microsoft Share for the application to use
      Configure the application to use the Microsoft Networking share
      Install Dynamic File Services on the Windows Server where the share will be created for the primary path
      Create a pair
      Create a policy
    Keyboard Shortcuts
      Using Keyboard Shortcuts
      Quick Reference for Keyboard Shortcuts
      Navigating with Keyboard Shortcuts
    Sample Event Notification Messages
    Documentation Updates
      March 11, 2014
      August 28, 2013
      July 22, 2013
    Legal Notices