Microsoft Storage Server 2008

Posted on 2011-05-12
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
We're currently undergoing a virtualisation process and as a result we now have a couple of servers that will soon become redundant. I'm thinking of installing Microsoft Storage Server 2008 on them and using it as one big NAS / SAN device, Will that work or have I misunderstood MS Storage Server 2008
Question by:Wizard_of_Heath_Mount
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    Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 is built on the Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system to provide a platform for network-attached storage (NAS) appliances.

    Install regular Win 2008 , with File Server role


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    Would that then present itself as one disk with a maximum of 4TB or several smaller disks?
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    I presume that you have a RAID array on server?

    File server will be accessible by share name, if you have one partition all over disks, than yes,

    one big disk,

    or you can install DFS

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