This page hosts documentation for Avere Systems legacy products.
For current information about Avere vFXT for Azure or other modern storage products that use this technology, visit https://azure.microsoft.com/services/storage/avere-vfxt/
Follow the links below to read or download documents.
Cluster operations guide documents explain the features of the Avere operating system and give a reference for how to configure settings. Topics include cluster configuration, monitoring, and data management tasks.
For sites without external website access, a PDF or static HTML archive of the current web documentation is available on request.
These supplemental documents have information about configuring SMB (CIFS) ACLs. Hardware-specific information has been created for some commonly used core filers.
A command-line XML-RPC API also is available for advanced configuration of Avere clusters. This document is only a command reference; please contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support (formerly Avere Global Services) for assistance with command-line configuration.
Release notes describe software changes in the latest release. Changes can include new features as well as feature changes and bug fixes. Release notes documents are organized by major version (for example, 4.7) and include information about the latest available release as well as an archive of notes for older releases in that version.
To obtain release notes for older versions of Avere OS, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support (formerly Avere Global Services).
Cluster installation guides lead you through the process of getting Avere FXT or vFXT nodes up and running as an Avere cluster.
Hardware installation guides document unboxing, racking, cabling, and troubleshooting Avere's FXT hardware appliances. Operating specs and regulatory compliance information also is included.
The Avere FXT Cluster Creation Guide gives step-by-step instructions for creating an Avere cluster using FXT hardware. This is the next step after installing your FXT nodes.
Instructions for creating virtual FXT (vFXT) clusters on various supported cloud computing services.
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