Data Storage: eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: HP ProLiant DL185 G5 Storage Server

 
 
By Matthew Sarrel  |  Posted 2008-11-17
 
 
 

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: HP ProLiant DL185 G5 Storage Server

 

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: HP ProLiant DL185 G5 Storage Server

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Hewlett-Packard's ProLiant DL185 G5 is based on the venerable HP ProLiant server line.

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A wizard walks administrators through the process of creating network shares in Windows (SMB/CIFS) or Unix/Linux (NFS).

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The HP All-in-One Storage System Management utility can be used to migrate existing storage or create and manage shared folders or virtual libraries. The GUI has excellent context-sensitive help and links directly to Windows System Tools to manage the server.

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The first time it is powered up, the DL185 G5 initiates the Rapid Startup Wizard, which walks an administrator through configuration.

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