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  1. Have a few question regarding to sns iSCSI Initiator and globalSAN... I have some experiencing with Xsan so I am aware how Xsan can and will function connected to workstation over fibre. But we have received a new solution with iSCSI using s Synology RAID/NAS. The gentlemen who setup this solution mentioned there is no need to setup the new solution with a Xsan since using iSCSI works on the Block Level and is being managed with the Synology hardware. This is the setup: A Mac Pro as the controller which is configured with Apple Server with Shared Folder (AFP) and connected over Ethernet 10G to the Synology RAID. Does this make sense? Why even have a Mac Pro as a controller if the Synology is managing the Data right? Also wouldn't the Xsan boost the speed even if the clients are connected over Shared Folders? There is NO plan in the future to install a Initiator on each Mac to give direct access to the RAID as if there is a Xsan setup over Fiber. Thanks
  2. I'm hoping someone can help out a complete newbie to both EVO and networking in general.....I apologise in advance! I am working in MCR for a post production facility, using an EVO. There are two partitions which I have been asked to switch to iSCSI from NAS.......I have no idea how this is done so if anyone could shed some light that would be great! We also run Baselight on a Linux system and was wondering if it possible to connect this to the EVO....I have been told it is not possible but our out of house IT guru seems to think it is and it is now my job to make it work. PLEASE HELP! Thanks, Beth