How do I set up StorSimple?

How do I set up StorSimple?

Use the following step-by-step instructions to set up and configure your StorSimple Virtual Array.

  1. Step 1: Complete the local web UI setup and register your device. To complete the setup and register the device.
  2. Step 2: Configure the device as file server.
  3. Step 3: Add a share.
  4. Step 4: Connect to the share.

What is StorSimple device?

The Microsoft Azure StorSimple device is an on-premises hybrid storage array that provides primary storage and iSCSI access to data stored on it. It manages communication with cloud storage, and helps to ensure the security and confidentiality of all data that is stored on the Microsoft Azure StorSimple solution.

What is azure StorSimple?

StorSimple is a hybrid cloud storage solution by Microsoft Azure, which provides a cloud-based storage infrastructure used for storing, accessing and managing large quantities of data. StorSimple is delivered through SSD and HDD based storage arrays that provide better performance and IOPS than tape storage.

What is Azure backup?

Azure Backup is a cost-effective, secure, one-click backup solution that is scalable based on your backup storage needs.

What is Azure stack?

Azure Stack is a portfolio of products that extend Azure services and capabilities to your environment of choice—from the datacenter to edge locations and remote offices. Build and deploy hybrid and edge computing applications and run them consistently across location boundaries.

How do I deploy an azure file to sync?

Onboarding with Azure File Sync

  1. Deploy a Storage Sync Service.
  2. Create a sync group.
  3. Install Azure File Sync agent on the server with the full data set.
  4. Register that server and create a server endpoint on the share.
  5. Let sync do the full upload to the Azure file share (cloud endpoint).

Is Azure StorSimple end of life?

StorSimple Virtual Array (1200 series) will reach its end-of-life in December 2022. If you are considering new deployments of StorSimple Virtual Array, we recommend that you explore other alternatives such as Azure File Sync or Azure Data Box Online devices for your workloads.

Is Azure backup good?

It’s an excellent (and obvious) choice for ‘simple’ VM backups as it is very easy to implement and to administer. As a native feature from Azure, its integration to Microsoft products (such as Windows VMs and Azure SQL instances) is very good and reliable.

Do I need to backup Azure blob storage?

You can choose to replicate your data within the same data center, across zonal data centers within the same region, and even across regions. For this reason, it can be important to maintain backups of blob data in Azure Storage.

Does Azure stack use Hyper V?

Because Azure Stack HCI is intended to be used as a Hyper-V virtualization host for a modern, hyperconverged architecture, it does not include guest rights. Because of this, Azure Stack HCI is only licensed to run a small number of server roles directly; any other roles must run inside of VMs.

How does file sync work?

File Synchronization (a.k.a. File Sync) is the process of ensuring that two or more locations contain the same, up-to-date, files. If you add, change, or delete a file from one location, the synchronization process will add, change, or delete the corresponding file at the other location.

What kind of storage does StorSimple 8000 series support?

The StorSimple 8000 series supports Zone Redundant Storage (ZRS), in addition to Locally Redundant Storage (LRS) and Geo-redundant storage (GRS). Refer to this article on Azure Storage redundancy options for ZRS details.

How to change time zone on StorSimple 8000?

The description field must contain fewer than 256 characters. Your device must synchronize time in order to authenticate with your cloud storage service provider. Use the General settings blade on your device to modify the device time settings. Select your time zone from the drop-down list.

What is the default device name for StorSimple?

A StorSimple device that is connected to the StorSimple Device Manager service is assigned a default name. The default name typically reflects the serial number of the device. For example, a default device name that is 15 characters long, such as 8600-SHX0991003G44HT, indicates the following: 8600 – Indicates the device model.

How do I create a storage account for StorSimple?

To create an Azure storage account, go to the Azure Storage service in the Azure portal and follow the steps in Create an Azure Storage account. After you create this account, add it to the StorSimple Device Manager service by following the steps in Configure a new storage account for the service.

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