SoftNAS Support Tutorials

Watch our videos to learn how to deploy and configure SoftNAS on AWS, Azure and VMware

StorageCenter Administrative Interface — Getting Started Checklist

SoftNAS provides a user interface to assist new Administrators to become familiar with SoftNAS virtual appliance. This video guides the viewer through the StorageCenter Administrative Interface’s Getting Started Checklist. Once comfortable with the SoftNAS Cloud, Administrators can select the specific action from the Storage Administration pane located on the left side of the UI.

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Overview of Firewall and Security Groups

This video provides insight on what ports are needed to use various network protocols on the cloud platforms supported.

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StorageCenter Administrator Interface: General System Settings

This video provides a high-level overview of the General System Settings located under the Storage Administration pane within the StorageCenter Administrative Interface.

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Checking the Performance of a SoftNAS Virtual Appliance

This video show how to use fio to check how well a SoftNAS Virtual Appliance is performing. This will show how to identify performance issues with the size of the Instance/Virtual Machine SoftNAS is running on.

Amazon EC2 Tutorials

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SoftNAS on AWS: Creating Your Account Prerequisites

This video covers how to create a new AWS account as well as the creation and use of IAM Roles and Policies.

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SoftNAS on AWS: Planning Your SoftNAS on AWS

Learn what you need to consider when setting up your Instance on Amazon Web Services (AWS) using SoftNAS®

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SoftNAS on AWS: Creating an AWS Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)

This video will guide a first time user through the process of creating a Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) in their AWS account.

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SoftNAS on AWS: Configuring Firewall Settings and Security Groups

Learn how to configure firewall and security group settings for Amazon Web Services (AWS) with SoftNAS StorageCenter™.

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SoftNAS on AWS: Creating Your SoftNAS from the AWS Marketplace

This video shows how to create a SoftNAS Instance from the AWS Marketplace.

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SoftNAS on AWS: StorageCenter Administrative Interface Tour

This video provides the viewer with a quick overview of how to launch the Administrative Interface from a web browser using the information provided by the SoftNAS Quick Start Wizard.

Microsoft Azure Tutorials

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SoftNAS on Azure: Creating your Account & Prerequisites

This video provides insight on what needs to be done to create a new Azure account as well as other Azure resources needed for SoftNAS Virtual Appliances.

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SoftNAS on Azure: Azure Service Principal

This video provides the viewer insight into the benefits of using an Azure Service Principal and how to create one. 

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SoftNAS on Azure: Planning your SoftNAS on Azure

Learn what you need to consider when setting up your Instance on Microsoft Azure using SoftNAS Cloud®.

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SoftNAS on Azure: Creating your SoftNAS from the Azure Portal

Learn how to add storage to your SoftNAS instance when using Microsoft Azure.

VMware Tutorials

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SoftNAS on VMware: Creating SoftNAS Cloud on Vmware

This video will provide the viewer with the details on how to create a SoftNAS Cloud VM on VMware. Deploying your SoftNAS instance through VMware is a simple process. 

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Overview of Firewall and Security Groups

This video provides insight on what ports are needed to use various network protocols on the cloud platforms supported.