15.0 Managing Dynamic Storage Technology Options

This section provides an overview of tasks that can be performed when the NCP Server and Dynamic Storage Technology plug-in is installed in Novell Remote Manager.

For information about using and managing Dynamic Storage Technology on Novell Open Enterprise Server (OES) 11 SP2, see the OES 11 SP2: Dynamic Storage Technology Administration Guide.

For information about using and managing NSS volumes on OES 11 SP2, see the OES 11 SP2: NSS File System Administration Guide for Linux.

The View File System > Dynamic Storage Technology Options section in Novell Remote Manager for Linux includes the following links to these pages:

Table 15-1 Links for Dynamic Storage Technology Options

Link

Actions

View File Systems > Dynamic Storage Technology Options > Volume Information

Volume Share Information

View File Systems > Dynamic Storage Technology Options > Shadow Status

View File Systems > Dynamic Storage Technology Options > Inventory

Inventory creates inventory for the primary volume, secondary volume, and merged view of volumes. See Generating a File Inventory for DST Shadow Volumes in the OES 11 SP2: Dynamic Storage Technology Administration Guide.

View File Systems > Dynamic Storage Technology Options > Dynamic Storage Technology Policies

  • View a list of DST policies.

  • View summary information about when it was last executed and the total files moved.

  • Select the policy to view or modify the policy settings.

  • Select the policy, scroll to the bottom of the Policy page, then click Delete.

See Viewing DST Policies and Policy Status in the OES 11 SP2: Dynamic Storage Technology Administration Guide.

View File Systems > Dynamic Storage Technology Options > Create a new policy

See Creating and Managing Policies for Shadow Volumes in the OES 11 SP2: Dynamic Storage Technology Administration Guide.

View File Systems > Dynamic Storage Technology Options > Stop all running policies

See Stopping a Running Policy in the OES 11 SP2: Dynamic Storage Technology Administration Guide.

View File Systems > Dynamic Storage Technology Options > Duplicate file resolution options

  • Broadcast conflict message to user

  • Action to be taken

    • Show duplicate shadow files (default)

    • Hide duplicate shadow files

    • Rename duplicate shadow files

    • Delete duplicate files from shadow area

    • Move duplicate shadow files to /._DUPLICATE_FILES

See Resolving Instances of Duplicate Files in the OES 11 SP2: Dynamic Storage Technology Administration Guide.

View File Systems > Dynamic Storage Technology Options > Loading Shadow FS

See Using ShadowFS to Provide a Merged View for Novell Samba Users in the OES 11 SP2: Dynamic Storage Technology Administration Guide.

Manage NCP Services > Manage Shares > NCP Shares

NCP Shares

  • NCP/NSS bindings

  • Volume Information > Volume Tasks > Add Shadow Volume

  • Unmount > Volume Information > Volume Tasks > Remove Shadow

For information about adding and removing shadow volume pairs, see Creating and Managing DST Shadow Volumes for NSS Volumes in the OES 11 SP2: Dynamic Storage Technology Administration Guide.

Manage NCP Services > Manage Server

NCP Manage Server