Any utils worth installing a GUI on a server for?

jd1008 jd1008 at
Thu Jun 25 18:24:48 UTC 2015

On 06/24/2015 11:57 PM, Steve O'Hara-Smith wrote:
> On Wed, 24 Jun 2015 18:09:56 -0600
> jd1008 <jd1008 at> wrote:
>> On 06/24/2015 06:05 PM, Quartz wrote:
>>>> Yes.
>>>> If the storage on the server, then a gui tool
>>>> to manage the storage (drive replacement,
>>>> raid reconfiguration, drive additions .... etc.
>>>> It could make such tasks a lot easier.
>>> Well, is there such a thing for zfs?
>> :)
>> You said for server.
>> A raid has nothing to do with the FS type,
>> be it ext[N], NTFS, fat32, UFS, HFS+, ...etc.
> 	ZFS combines filesystem and storage management and is best used
> directly on drives or partitions and not on top of a RAID controller or
> other software RAID, so in this case the FS type does have a lot to do with
> the storage management.
I have not used Sun's ZFS, so was not familiar with it.
Found an interesting evaluation of it at

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