Geek Software of the Week: OpenFiler

How about a FREE NAS system, or iSCSI SAN? Interested? Then you need to check out OpenFiler!

OpenFiler

“Openfiler is a Storage Management Operating System. It is powered by the Linux 2.6 kernel and Open Source applications such as Apache, Samba, LVM2, ext3, Linux NFS and iSCSI Enterprise Target. Openfiler combines these ubiquitous technologies into a small, easy to manage solution fronted by a powerful web-based management interface. Openfiler allows you to build a Network Attached Storage (NAS) and/or Storage Area Network (SAN) appliance, using industry-standard hardware, in less than 10 minutes of installation time.”

Very geeky… very cool! Find an old box, throw it on there… and play!

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