Practical Session 2: Backend Administration

Before beginning the steps below, please build the machine for this part of the practical. Review the detailed instructions for guidance on building workshop virtual machines.

./run xnat-21 setup

Part 1: Setup ZFS  (Chip)

Goals for Part 1

  • Setup a ZFS pool and file systems
  • Create a snapshot policy for our XNAT instance
  • Migrate our data onto ZFS


  • xnat-21 virtual machine

Let's add some backup and restore capability.

Part 2: Indexing XNAT's Postgres Database (Jenny)

Part 3: Batch DICOM Operations with CTP and XNAT (Jenny)