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A Deeper Look into Isilon Permissions

As mentioned in part one of this blog series, Dell EMC Isilon uses a Unified Permission Model, which means they store the permissions for all their protocols in the same place. That place is a user token that’s generated when the user initially connects to the Isilon. Isilon will go out to all authentication providers…
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Character Encoding

During my time at Datadobi, I have had the opportunity to work with a number of customers with some of the most complex filesystem deployments in the world. With many of these environments approaching petabyte scale, the migration discussions tied to these systems are equally complex, especially when migrating across different storage platforms and different…
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Isilon and Permissions

At Datadobi, we do migrations between many different storage vendors and platforms. That experience has taught us that each network-attached storage (NAS) device can (and does) handle permissions differently. When migrating between two different NAS devices, it is good to understand how the different platforms manage access and authentication. After your migration is over, your…
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POSIX ACLs

At Datadobi, we are constantly enhancing our software to meet any and all needs of our customers. Over the years we have regularly added features to accommodate a number of unique migration needs; this continues to this day as we add support for the tricky migrations involving NFS (Network File System) content secured via POSIX…
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6 Keys to a Successful Dell EMC Isilon Migration

You’ve purchased Dell EMC Isilon NAS (network-attached storage) and you’re ready to move your SMB (Server Message Block) or NFS (Network File System) file and object data from your old platform to the new one. So, what’s the best way to proceed? A multivendor, shared access, multiprotocol NAS migration can be challenging, so it is…
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