What limitations exist for file archiving?
HubStor has the following known limitations for file archiving environments:
1. Max file size -- 4.5 TB.
This file size limit is a post compression file size.
2. Max stub retrieval duration before timeout -- 2 minutes.
This limit exists specifically for seamless stubbing
and link-based stubbing
methods (but not the HTML/Stub.aspx
method) because longer recalls can cause issues with the file server.
Thus, it is recommended that you do not stub large files that will take
longer than 2 minutes to download over your current network connection.
HubStor does not have problems with things such as:
- long path file names,
- special characters in folder of file names,
- number of items in a folder,
- nested group expansion or number of group members,
- number of ACE entries on a file or folder ACL.
How to Install and Configure the Retrieval Service
The HubStor Retrieval Service can be downloaded from the HubStor Admin Portal, under 'Administration' and then 'Tools & Utilities'. Step 1 -- Run the Installer NOTE: The account you are logged in as on the machine to which you are installing the ...
Overview of Seamless Stubbing and the Retrieval Service
The Retrieval Service is a Windows Server agent that must be deployed on all file servers front-ending the storage you plan to tier to the cloud with the 'seamless stubbing' option. With the Retrieval Service installed, connectors can be configured ...
Security of Link-based Stubbing and Stub Share Permission
This article discusses the security aspects of the link-based stubbing feature. The 'Everyone' Permission on the Stub Share You will need to manually add the 'Everyone' group to the stub share with read/write permission, but then remove the NTFS ...
Introduction to Stub Retrieval Security
This article applies to the seamless stubbing and link-based stubbing methods of storage tiering. For each stub retrieval request, HubStor performs a data-level authorization check in the cloud to confirm that the requestor has permissions to the ...
How To Move The Blob Cache Folder or Delete The Contents
The procedure for moving a Retrieval Service Blob Cache folder typically involves manually deleting the contents of the Blob Cache folder. This article will cover the steps to accomplish both procedures. If you are only interested in removing ...