Tips and Tricks

File space fails to mount macOS
Symptoms: LucidLink fails to mount your file space and in the meanwhile you see a dialog window saying that the FUSE extension developed by Benjamin Fleisc...
Tue, 30 Oct, 2018 at 1:56 PM
Direct link to file space resources
Should you require a direct link to resources* available within a file space, you can link directly to the root level of a Filespace, individual files or di...
Tue, 30 Oct, 2018 at 1:57 PM
Link to multiple file spaces on the same client
Multiple file spaces can be mounted at the same time through the command line by specifying --instance id.  Please review the Link file space from the c...
Wed, 19 Sep, 2018 at 5:37 PM
OS client fails to start
Problem: The client is trying to start REST interface localy on client's machine on socket 127.0.0.1:7778. In case this port is already used, service ...
Thu, 6 Sep, 2018 at 4:28 PM
HTTP proxy support
The LucidLink client supports running behind an HTTP proxy that supports connect tunneling of SSL traffic. Basic authentication is supported. The proxy conf...
Wed, 19 Sep, 2018 at 4:39 AM
Updating the LucidLink client
The LucidLink client will check automatically for a newer version at every start. If the user confirms, the upgrade process will automatically download and ...
Tue, 23 Oct, 2018 at 8:08 PM
Unix 'chmod' and 'chown' commands
LucidLink client supports 'chmod' and 'chown' unix commands.  File/Folder permissions are global, i.e. they will be shared and visib...
Wed, 19 Sep, 2018 at 3:12 PM
Link file space with specific cache location
LucidLink allows you to specify a cache location via the command line when linking to your file space. Your cache location could be a separate drive or anyw...
Tue, 30 Oct, 2018 at 2:02 PM
Initialize file space with specific block size
LucidLink is a log structured distributed file system for object storage. We write to the object store in a unique data layout which allows random read acce...
Sun, 4 Nov, 2018 at 1:44 PM
LucidLink and NFS file server
Ever wanted to deploy an NFS file server which consumes little to no local disk? For example: sick of managing on-premise storage for file server resources ...
Tue, 30 Oct, 2018 at 2:02 PM