Here at Nasuni, we believe that the customer experience from the sales process to production launch should be a seamless one. Our Nasuni Customer Lifecycle Process provides just that. New customers are immediately assigned a Senior Professional Services Consultant to begin the implementation process. Our Professional Services Team follows a structured approached of understanding the customer’s environment and maximizing their return on using the Nasuni Service. Once in production, our Customer Support Team will provide a proactive, close relationship.
The Nasuni Customer Support Team consistently delivers over 95% customer satisfaction ratings to our customer base. We accomplish this by building a team of highly technical engineers that truly enjoy providing exceptional customer service. Combine this with our proactive monitoring built into the service and you can see why our customers rave about our support.
Our dedicated Support Engineers provide professional technical support from our Company Headquarters. The team provides 24/7 on call coverage for after normal business hours, and on weekends and holidays. Please review the Support Data Sheet for severity definitions and associated response times.
The Nasuni Professional Services Team is comprised of Senior Technologists that have expertise in various technologies and protocol that will interoperate with the Nasuni Service during implementation and into production. The PS Consultants work with customers on a formalized implementation plan that includes: site readiness checklist, detailed rollout plan, data migration, pre-production testing and production rollout.
Nasuni Support Data Sheet
Review for severity definitions and associated response times.
To find the documents you need:
1) search on this page for the topic (like "Azure") you're looking for OR
2) look at the section (like "Installation") you want OR
3) start with the Administration Guide (for Nasuni Filers) or the NMC Guide (for the NMC).
Use these principles from the start to ensure smooth and optimal installation and performance.
Best Practices Guide (1.6 MB) - Best practices for installing, configuring, operating, and troubleshooting Nasuni Filers New version 4-21-2017!
Active Directory Best Practices (215 KB) - Best practices when installing the Nasuni Filer into an Active Directory environment.
CIFS Permissions Best Practices (419 KB) - Configuring CIFS and NTFS permissions New version 3-1-2017!
Data Migration Service Best Practices (394 KB) - Using Data Migration Service
Encryption Key Best Practices (430 KB) - How to best use encryption keys
Merge Conflicts Best Practices (458 KB) - Reviewing and resolving merge conflicts
The Nasuni Filer comes pre-installed on Nasuni Filer hardware appliances, including NF-60, NF-200, NF-400, and NF-440. However, use the following documents to install the Nasuni Filer and Nasuni Management Console (NMC) on VMs and other platforms.
Nasuni Management Console (NMC) Quick Start Guide (4.2 MB) - Installing the Nasuni Management Console New version 4-14-2017!
Nasuni Filer Quick Start Guide (4.2MB) - Installing the Nasuni Filer New version 4-24-2017!
NMC and Filer Configuration Worksheets (173 KB) - Worksheets for planning NMC, Nasuni Filers, Volumes, and Shares Now in docx format! New version 4-14-2017!
Initial Configuration Guide (2.7 MB) - What to do after installing on ANY platform New version 4-24-2017!
Nasuni Filer Administration Guide (8.9 MB) - “The Manual”: all about Nasuni Filers New version 4-24-2017!
Nasuni Management Console Guide (6.9 MB) - “The Other Manual”: all about the NMC New version 4-24-2017!
Nasuni Filer Installation Worksheet (735 KB) - Worksheet for planning Nasuni Filer installation
NF-60 (130 KB) - Installing the NF-60 hardware appliance New version 5-3-2017!
NF-200 (184 KB) - Installing the NF-200 hardware appliance
NF-400 (217 KB) - Installing the NF-400 hardware appliance
NF-440 (183 KB) - Installing the NF-440 hardware appliance
NF-600 (217 KB) - Installing the NF-600 hardware appliance
iDRAC Configuration (373 KB) - Configuring iDRAC on hardware appliances
Suggestions for VM Installation (153 KB) - Recommendations for installing on a virtual machine New version 2-24-2017!
Installing on Virtual Machines (739 KB) - Installing the Nasuni Filer on VMware ESXi and Microsoft Hyper-V (formerly called "Virtualization Getting Started Guide") New version 4-24-2017!
Microsoft Azure (342 KB) - Installing on the Microsoft Azure public cloud platform (formerly called "Virtualization Getting Started Guide for Azure") New version 5-17-2017!
Amazon EC2 (739 KB) - Installing on the Amazon EC2 public cloud platform (formerly called "Virtualization Getting Started Guide for EC2") New version 4-24-2017!
Microsoft Azure Quick Guide (79 KB) - Quick Guide to configuring customer-provided Microsoft Azure storage for the Nasuni Filer New version 4-24-2017!
EMC ViPR (79 KB) - Installing on the EMC ViPR private cloud platform New version 4-24-2017!
Cleversafe (80 KB) - Installing on the Cleversafe private cloud platform New version 4-24-2017!
Microsoft Azure (960 KB) - Guide to configuring Azure private-cloud storage for use with the Nasuni Filer (formerly called "Nasuni Customer Cloud Guide Azure") New version 4-21-2017!
Configuring Customer-Provided Amazon AWS S3 Storage for the Nasuni Filer (1.3 MB) - Guide to configuring Amazon AWS S3 private-cloud storage for use with the Nasuni Filer (formerly called "Nasuni Customer Cloud Guide Amazon AWS") New version 4-21-2017!
Desktop Client Admin Guide (342 KB) - For admins: installing, configuring, and operating the Nasuni Desktop Client
Some aspects of the configuration require more detailed information than is present in the other documentation. These documents provide the necessary detail.
API (472 KB) - Nasuni’s Data API enables login, uploading data, obtaining data, and other actions on the Nasuni Filer
Cache Configuration Guide (213 KB) - Configuring and administering the local cache New version 4-21-2017!
DFS Configuration Guide (947 KB) - DFS and how DFS can work with the Nasuni Filer
Mac OS X Best Practices (592 KB) - Settings for Apple’s Mac OS X for configuration and performance New document 4-25-2017!
Mac OS X Performance (301 KB) - Improve performance of the Nasuni Filer when browsing network shares
Mobile Access Quick Reference Worksheet (108 KB) - Configuring Mobile Access
Revit Configuration Guide (451 KB) - Configuring for optimum performance with the Revit application
Managing Web Access Quick Reference (99 KB) - One-page procedure for enabling, operating, and using Web Access
Nasuni Mobile Access Guide (2.1 MB) - Configuring and using Mobile Access New version 4-24-2017!
Web Access Shared Links (485 KB) - Using Web Access to create shared links New version 5-4-2017!
Mobile Access DNS Configuration (510 KB) - Configuring DNS to simplify Mobile Access login
Nasuni offers a variety of special features, operations, and services that are useful in certain specific situations.
Disaster Recovery Testing (891 KB) - Testing and Restoring the Nasuni Filer in a Disaster Recovery Scenario New version 2-23-2017!
Disaster Recovery Quick Start Guide (90 KB) - 1-page summary of Disaster Recovery procedures New version 2-23-2017!
Multiple Protocols (359 KB) - Configuring and using multiple protocols
Remote Support Guide (129 KB) - Using Remote Support
Resizing the Cache and Snapshot Disks (943 KB) - Resizing Cache and Snapshot Disks of the Nasuni Filer New version 3-8-2017!
Robocopy for Bulk Data Migration (331 KB) - Bulk Data Migration Using Robocopy
VSS Hardware Provider (599 KB) - Using the Nasuni VSS Hardware Provider
Active Directory Unix Extensions (226 KB) - Using Active Directory to match CIFS and NFS identities
FTP Access Configuration (546 KB) - Configuring FTP/SFTP access to data New version 4-24-2017!
Global Locking (215 KB) - Configuring and managing Global Locking
Side Load (571 KB) - Using Side Load during Disaster Recovery
Firewall Best Practices (825 KB) - Configuring your firewalls for security and performance New version 5-3-2017!
Compatibility and Support (503 KB) - Detailed information about compatible and supported technologies
Security Features of the Nasuni Filer (406 KB) - Details of the security features that the Nasuni Filer offers
Third-Party Licensing Guide (372 KB) - Details of the third-party software that Nasuni uses
Data Metrics (503 KB) - Explanation of terms describing customers’ licensed data
Snapshot Processing (471 KB) - Explains the processing that occurs during snapshots by the Nasuni Filer. New document 4-21-2017!
Desktop Client User Guide (531 KB) - For users: installing, configuring, and operating the Nasuni Desktop Client
Mobile Access User Guide (1.1 MB) - For users: installing, configuring, and operating the Nasuni app on iOS and Android devices New version 4-10-2017!
Web Access User Guide (294 KB) - For users: operating Nasuni Web-based access New version 2-24-2017!