Article expires: 2008-05-17 01:00:00
Can a Snap Server be used for storing large mpeg media files, especially ones that are larger than 2GB?
This information applies to the following Product(s):
- Snap Server 1000
- Snap Server 1100
- Snap Server 2000
- Snap Server 2200
- Snap Server 4000
- Snap Server 4100
- Snap Server 12000
This information applies to the following Operating System(s):
- This information is not Operating System specific
The limitation on a single file is the following in these file systems:
|File System||File Size Limitation|
|NFS||Limited to 2TB by the SnapOS file system|
|SMB (NT-SMBs disabled)||4GB|
|SMB (NT-SMBs enabled)||Limited to 2TB by the SnapOS file system|
Note the maximum number of files per folder on a SnapOS powered Snap Server is 32,000.
File size limitations will be affected by an application's ability to copy large files. For example, a backup application may have a file size limit of 2GB. Please reference the copy application documentation for further recommendations and/or limitations.