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StorNext File Systems - Linked Files & Directories and Their Effect

StorNext File Systems - Linked Files & Directories and Their Effect


For a general discussion of hard links, soft links, Windows shortcuts, and Windows junction files, refer to the Wikipedia articles
 
 
“mklink” in Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 2008, and beyond
 

StorNext: How to Avoid Reformating All Connected LUNs and Losing Data When the OS Is Updated or Reloaded

Problem to Avoid
Be careful when you perform an operating system update or reload!

To avoid accidentally reformatting all attached LUNs and removing all data on them, follow the advice given below.  If these things happen and the updated system includes StorNext, this could keep StorNext from functioning.