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Archive | October 12, 2011

Command: execute/execute-live

Purpose: The execute command is used to send command instructions to the FlexRAID host service for Snapshot RAID. The execute-live command is similar to the execute command except that it applies only to Real-Time RAID configurations and requires an instance ID parameter value. Although FlexRAID can support multiple storage pools, it currently restricts users to  Full Article…


The command response format

Overview Most FlexRAID commands execute asynchronously. When the execution of a command is successful (CommandResponse.success == true), the CommandStatus will be set and CommandStatus.referenceCode can be used to query for the status of the running task (See the status command). Additionally, CommandResponse.commandMessages will contain information about the successful operation. If the execution was unsuccessful, the  Full Article…


Command: tombstone

Purpose: This operation is valid for Windows Home Server version 1 only. Tombstones are a set of meta data that enable WHSv1 to organize the data from the various drives into a single view. When using duplication and when a drive is lost, for instance,  WHSv1 simply changes the tombstones of the lost files to  Full Article…