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Building upon our foundation of storage expertise and relentless innovation, Overland offers a powerful set of software tools that help you to store, manage, and protect your data with greater ease and power. Whether you’re integrating a new SnapScale X2 cluster into your Windows domain, sending or receiving data across multiple locations, or viewing the current status of all your Overland devices, our software is simple to deploy, intuitive to use, and effective for the task.

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RAINcloud™ OS for SnapScale X2

Product Description RAINcloud OS is specifically designed to overcome the unique challenges of managing a high-performance multi-node clustered NAS system. Installed on each SnapScale X2™ node, RAINcloud OS combines three layers of traditional storage architectures – file system, volume manager and data protection – into one unified global namespace, creating a single intelligent file system that spans all nodes in a SnapScale X2 cluster.
File System Type Distributed file system with distributed metadata
Management Interface Web-based Graphical User Interface (GUI), SSH-Based Command Line Interface (CLI)
RAIN Levels 2-way or 3-way file redundancy
Network File Protocols CIFS/SMB, NFS v.3, HTTP/HTTPS
Network Transfer Protocols TCP/IP, UDP/IP
Network Security Microsoft Active Directory Service (ADS) (member server)
UNIX Network Information Service (NIS)
File and Folder Access Control List (ACL) Security for Users and Groups
Secure Sockets Layer (SSL v2/3) 128-bit Encryption
SMTP Authentication and support for email encryption (STARTTLS and TLS/SSL encryption protocols)
Notable Features
Data Protection
Automatic failover
Flexible Volumes
Replication w/Snap EDR™ (optional)
Backup to VTL or Tape with supported backup agents
System Management
Multi-system Management with SnapServer Manager™
Volume-Based Quotas
Dynamic Home Directories
Command Line Interface
SNMP and Email Alerts
NTP Support
Network Load Balancing
UPS Support
Automated Update Notification
Data Import Tool
Network Port Performance Monitoring
Supported Platforms Microsoft Windows 2003/2003 R2/2008 SP2/2008 R2 /XP
SP3/Vista SP2/7
Mac OS X 10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8 (via CIFS/SMB)
Sun Solaris 10 and 11
HP-UX 11
AIX 5.3/6
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4.x/5.x/6.x
Novell SuSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 10.x/11.x
Buy This Product If...
All SnapScale X2 Clustered Systems
With This Product You Can...
  • Easily configure, manage, and monitor your SnapScale Cluster(s) from anywhere in the world

  • Effortlessly move data to your SnapScale X2 with the built-in data migration tool

  • Share data across Windows, UNIX/Linux, and Macintosh platforms

  • Grow by adding nodes or drives on-the-fly with no downtime

  • Maintain established security and permissions across platforms

  • Automatically create a home directory for each user

  • Store and manage file-based data in a single global namespace

  • Protect your data with multiple redundancy options, snapshots, and replication

  • Scale volumes instantly, with no intervention

  • Backup to Disk, VTL, or Tape