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    Access to Nodeum Container

    Access to Containers in SMB from Windows, MacOS and Linux

    The containers can be reached for accessing Archived Data, it is a virtual file system containing a complete file(s) and folder(s) structure. The file system used an internal cache system and is extended with secondary storage volumes.

    The solution supports Operating System running in :

    • Windows 7, 8, 10
    • MacOS
    • Linux

     

    Windows based Operating System

    1. Go through the command line and type the command to access Network File Explorer : \\nodeumhostname\
      In this screenshot, "nodeum-prod.mt-c.local" is the hostname.

      SMB Access
    2. You will then see the list of container available into your Nodeum. In this example, "archive" is a valid defined container. Then click on the icon to access it.

      Nodeum Container
    3. If you have configured Nodeum with Active Directory, this windows will not appear ; if you have configured Nodeum with local user account, you will have to use your Nodeum's local user name and password to access the Container.

      Credential
    4. Once autorized, the you will see the contents available in the container as a normal Network Shared Folder.

      Nodeum Archive

    MacOS based Operating System

    1. Access the Go menu in the top bar of your MacOS and go to "Connect to Server" option.
      GoFinder
    2. Then you type into the address list, the Nodeum hostname, such as smb://nodeumhostname, and click on "Connect" button :Connect Server
    3. If credentials are well set, you can then access the contents of the Network Shared Folder :  ArchiveContainerListed

    Linux based Operating System

    1. In your Linux terminal, mount the container (named archive in the example) in using SMB protocol. Verify that you have the right package installed :
      # sudo yum install cifs-utils
      # sudo mount.cifs //nodeum-prod.mt-c.local/archive /mnt/testmnt -o user=johndoe,pass="secret"

       

      In this example:
      nodeum-prod.mt-c.local : hostname of server
      /archive : Container name into Nodeum
      /mnt/testmnt : access point in your linux system.  In the best practice, the name "testmnt" must be choosen according the container name.
      -o user=johndoe,pass="secret" : johndoe is a user who have access to the container and "secret" is the password of the user. 
    2. It is also possible to add this mount point in /etc/fstab :

      ...
      //nodeum-prod.mt-c.local/archive /mnt/testmnt cifs credentials=johndoe 0 0
      ...
    3. In your Linux terminal, mount the container (named archive in the example) in using either NFS protocols. Verify that you have the right package installed :
      # sudo yum install nfs-utils nfs-utils-lib
      # sudo mount -t nfs -o vers=4 nodeum-prod.mt-c.local:/archive /mnt/testmnt

      It is also possible to add this mount point in /etc/fstab :

      ...
      nodeum-prod.mt-c.local:/archive /mnt/testmnt/ nfs rw,sync,hard,intr 0 0...

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