[rescue] A Question about Snap Servers

Zach Lowry zach at zachlowry.net
Fri Jul 30 14:42:59 CDT 2004

Bob Keyes wrote:

>I can't answer that -- but I do have some bad experiences with a snap
>server which is why it is being sold off and we're using a REAL
>fileserver (we're using a 4000 series).
>- Microsoft authentication is old & insecure.  Not even NTLMv2.
>- no support of group ID bits, sticky bits.
>- messes up file permissions all them time.
>These things aren't ready for prime time. Maybe now that adaptec bought
>them they'll get better, but not for a year or more.
Well, the big problem is that I don't want another clunky PC sitting 
around, I'd like something with a low power draw and small desk 
footprint. Can you recommend any other kind of "appliance" that can 
support large disks like this?


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