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Table of Contents

Introduction

2

Download ................................................................................................................................................

2

Network Setup

5

Openfiler Installation

5

Assigning

Static IP Network .....................................................................................................................

7

Connecting to Openfiler

9

Administration Guide Reference ...........................................................................................................

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Shutdown Openfiler Server

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Introduction

Bare minimum screenshots are used, that means just the required screenshot was taken to

keep the article short Step by step installation process to install Openfiler Open Source Storage on Oracle Virtual

Box 5 This is normally a bare metal installation. Even the official documentation does not show

examples of installation. In case you do not have separate dedicated machine, and want to explore then follow the steps (install Oracle Virtual Box on your PC) There are huge benefits to explore this product. The first time I experienced this great

product was in 2009 for Oracle RAC 10g Installation. This is considered as the best Open Source product This article uses the Oracle Virtual Box Network for assigning Static IP and this article is also connected to my previous VMware vSphere and Oracle VM Server articles

Download

Introduction  Bare minimum screenshots are used, that means just the required screenshot was taken to

Right click on 'Administration Guide' to open in a new tab of your browser. Save it for further reference

  This is a Linux based product, that's why you see 'x86_64' ISO Image It's
This is a Linux based product, that's why you see 'x86_64' ISO Image
It's not available for Windows based systems
  Increase the size to 10 GB disk space. Assigning the default 8 GB disk
  Increase the size to 10 GB disk space. Assigning the default 8 GB disk
  Increase the size to 10 GB disk space. Assigning the default 8 GB disk
Increase the size to 10 GB disk space. Assigning the default 8 GB disk space leads to extra
work with partition layout, which takes much time
So, the safe thing is assigning 10GB disk space and installer creates a default layout for us
  If you have enough video memory, assign it enough It is optional, but do
If you have enough video memory, assign it enough
It is optional, but do allocate enough graphic memory, say between 16 – 32 MB Memory
 Attach the ISO file that you downloaded from the official Website Network Setup  

Attach the ISO file that you downloaded from the official Website

Network Setup

  Expand “advanced” and select a ‘Server type Adapter’ The default is actually a ‘Desktop
Expand “advanced” and select a ‘Server type Adapter’
The default is actually a ‘Desktop Adapter’ assigned by Oracle Virtual Box

Openfiler Installation

 Attach the ISO file that you downloaded from the official Website Network Setup  

Press 'Enter' key to start the installation process

 Attach the ISO file that you downloaded from the official Website Network Setup  
 Select the keyboard type of your choice and press 'Next' button  Because this disk

Select the keyboard type of your choice and press 'Next' button

 Select the keyboard type of your choice and press 'Next' button  Because this disk

Because this disk space has nothing saved on it is safe to select 'Yes'

 Select the keyboard type of your choice and press 'Next' button  Because this disk
 Select the keyboard type of your choice and press 'Next' button  Because this disk

Put a 'Check' and click on 'Next' button

 Select the keyboard type of your choice and press 'Next' button  Because this disk

It is safe to select 'Yes'

 Select the keyboard type of your choice and press 'Next' button  Because this disk
 Leave the free space out or assign, for example, to 'swap', if you want. Leaving

Leave the free space out or assign, for example, to 'swap', if you want. Leaving out the free space as it is does not stop our installation

 Leave the free space out or assign, for example, to 'swap', if you want. Leaving

The default boot loader 'EXTLINUX' was selected and pressed on 'Next'

 Leave the free space out or assign, for example, to 'swap', if you want. Leaving

Assigning Static IP Network

 Leave the free space out or assign, for example, to 'swap', if you want. Leaving

Click on 'Edit' to assign the below IP and related information. The IP 192.168.56.103 was preferred because the '192.168.56.101' and '192.168.56.102' were assigned to other server systems that will be connected to this storage server

   When you press 'OK' you will be presented with the below screen My
   When you press 'OK' you will be presented with the below screen My
   When you press 'OK' you will be presented with the below screen My
When you press 'OK' you will be presented with the below screen
My storage server was named as given below
The Gateway and DNS are the default Oracle Virtual Box network

Select the time zone. In my case it was GMT+1

   When you press 'OK' you will be presented with the below screen My
 When the installation is completed you should see the below message Connecting to Openfiler 
 When the installation is completed you should see the below message Connecting to Openfiler 

When the installation is completed you should see the below message

 When the installation is completed you should see the below message Connecting to Openfiler 

Connecting to Openfiler

 When the installation is completed you should see the below message Connecting to Openfiler 
 When the installation is completed you should see the below message Connecting to Openfiler 
  The account 'root' is actually not used for administering the storage server, but 'openfiler'
The account 'root' is actually not used for administering the storage server, but 'openfiler'
The details can be checked as by opening the "/etc/password" file with an editor or 'cat or
more or less' commands

The 'Administration Guide' informs us with the below information

  Open a browser and type the IP with https and port number In my
  Open a browser and type the IP with https and port number In my
  Open a browser and type the IP with https and port number In my
Open a browser and type the IP with https and port number
In my case Openfiler server was with this IP
  Open a browser and type the IP with https and port number In my
  Open a browser and type the IP with https and port number In my

The default password for the user "openfiler" is "password,"

 The default password for the user "openfiler" is "password," Administration Guide Reference  When you

Administration Guide Reference

 The default password for the user "openfiler" is "password," Administration Guide Reference  When you

When you open the administration guide for the first time it is expanded. Collapse the tree

to see all the contents and navigate to each topic of your choice Below we check what happens if we login with the username 'root'

 The default password for the user "openfiler" is "password," Administration Guide Reference  When you
 The default password for the user "openfiler" is "password," Administration Guide Reference  When you

Shutdown Openfiler Server

Like any Linux based server you can shut it down using 'init' command

Shutdown Openfiler Server  Like any Linux based server you can shut it down using 'init'