Tiny Deathstars of Foulness

Some time ago, I did a little article for Xsanity on using Xsan with removable media. The other day, while helping a friend prepare to give a talk on Xsan I learned a nice little tidbit. It’s just a little addendum to that that brings a smile to my face and makes me a little thankful: If you tell Xsan Admin to flash the LUN so that you can identify which LUN you are labeling the USB drive lights up. Sometimes it’s the little things, man…

November 26th, 2009

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  • David Green

    How could one blink the lights on a LUN without using the Xsan Admin interface?

  • I usually just write data to it. You peaked my interest, but I can’t seem to find any way to do it (my guess it’s hidden in one of the nib files in the Xsan Admin app bundle)…