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Xsan Maintenance

The proper Xsan volume maintenance is critical to the health of your filesystem. Short of a full crash with loss of configuration files, I have not seen any minor problems that this didn’t take care of (or at least help out tremendously). I try to do this to each volume at least once a month, and anytime there is a problem (i.e. filesystem crash). Start by stopping the volume: (more…)

Identify a file by inode

If you need to know what file a particular inode is associated with, you can use the following command:

find /Volumes/[volumename] -inum [number]

This can be useful in when used with the cvadmin command: “repof”┬áto get a report of open files. You may need to do this if you find that a particular command will not execute due to open files.