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Cannot see external HDD with VSFTPD

I have a raspberry pi and configured it as a NAS. Now I followed this website to install VSFTPD and forwarded the necessary ports in order to access my raspberry pi remotely. This all works good, ...
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Setting up network storage

My girlfriend and I have MacBook Pros which we recently upgraded to SSD's. As a result of that, we have two spare 2.5 SATA HDDs that have no use except as network drives. I can definitely buy cheap ...
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Decision to make a NAS server

I have a 1 TB seagate external HDD with four partitions on it. Many a times my Windows 7 does not allow to me to "safely remove hardware" - I googled on solving this in the first place, only to find ...
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Hard Drive Connected to Router Randomly Loses Files Or Turns Them Into Empty Folders

Several months ago, I decided to replace my network storage device with a standard external hard drive that hooked up to the USB connection on my Linksys EA3500 SMART WiFi Wireless Router. The ...
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How to read a Linux HD from a NAS on a windows machine?

I have/had a Buffalo NAS drive, LS-WSX Series working fine until I decided to clean out the trash folder on the NAS. Since then I can not access the shared folders that I had set up. I have spoken ...
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Slow copying of files from Bricked NAS to computer via USB 3.0 to SATA

Unfortunately I bricked my "Western Digital MyBookLive 3TB" network hard drive. (Only had an ethernet port to access files via network) After realising it was not going to work again, I decided to ...
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Best backup system to Raspi NAS or local storage? [closed]

I am looking for the most efficient way to backup my girlfriend's and my computer to an external hard drive. The things I'm looking for are selective backup and de-duplication. My plan was to get a ...
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Setting up a Networked External Drive with different filesystems

everybody and thank you for taking the time to read this. I have an external hard drive with partitions for Time Machine (HFS+), Linux storage (Ext4), Swap Storage (Fat32), and Windows Storage (NTFS). ...
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How do I securely format a Buffalo NAS wirelessly?

I have a Link Station Duo NAS which is attached to a router, how do I securely erase the information on it? File Shredder and Kill disk require it to be attached to my computer which it isn't. I also ...
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425 views

External Harddrive or NAS for mac/win home

I want to backup data both from my macbook and windows desktop. Is it possible using a NAS like LaCie Network Space 2 to backup data from both the machines on the server. I 'm guessing I will have to ...
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Can I pull one HDD from RAID1 and still use 2-bay QNAP NAS?

I have a QNAP TS-239 Pro II+ with 2 x 2 TB HDDs in RAID1. I'm running 3.6.0 Build0210 firmware. I access the NAS from my iMac (OS X 10.7.x). The NAS HDDs are formatted as ext4. I'm sitting at about ...
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Can I use a USB attached Hard Drive on Win7 for TimeMachine backup?

I have a Western Digital external USB hard drive. I would like to use this as my Time Machine backup HDD for my new MacBook. After a bit of research I've found that I can't simply share the HDD via my ...
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How do I gain access to my new Seagate HD?

I've got a new Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Home external HD. I connected it a few days ago, and it seemed to be fine. Then, it seemed to no longer be assessible from any PC. So I thought I would ...
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Using DD-WRT and a network storage in my router's USB port for backup - feasible?

I'm planning in creating a backup storage, via rsync and SSH for all machines at home, using my new router that has an USB port (It's a TP-Link Tl-WR1043ND). I'm not planning to create a full-blown ...
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520 views

Can't copy files to NAS anymore

I'm usign a NAS from WD to store some files (http://www.wdc.com/de/products/Products.asp?DriveID=587). I'd worked without problems for hours, but suddently some hours ago I can't copy any files to ...
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397 views

Best external USB drive with transparent Raid-1 support

I am in the market for a new NAS/backup system, and came across the interesting TonidoPlug . My last USB external drive (SimpleTech SimpleDrive 1TB) has met its demise, and so I'm trying to figure ...
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Silent home web server and backup device

I am looking for a piece of hardware that would be able to run Linux and act as a web, subversion and file server. Ideally it shouldn't have any fans, because it will be in the middle of my living ...
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How do I restrict access to my network hard drive?

I just bought a WD My Book NAS for use at home. I want to use it for scheduled backups from my Windows 7 PC(s) as well as general storage. I do not want any remote access. I plugged it into my router ...
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How to reset to factory defaults a Teac HD-35NAS?

Hello I have a relatively old Teac HD-35NAS but I don't know the password for the web interface so I cannot configure it... I took it from a "garage sale" and the old owner has no idea what's the ...
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What is the quickest reliable way to backup a NAS drive to a USB drive?

How would you backup 600+ GB of data on a NAS (Network-Attached Storage) drive to a USB external drive? The NAS drive does not contain mission critical data nonetheless I wish to make weekly copies ...
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USB Ports on the NETGEAR ReadyNAS NV+ 4-Bay 4TB

I have several external USB drives currently (1x500GB and 2x1TB). If I were to purchase the ReadNAS NV+ 4TB NAS, would I be able to: Possibly add even more USB drives to it with a HUB? Export NFS ...
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External hard drive and Xbox

Is there any way of playing movies on the Xbox from an external hard drive?
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How to get data out of a Maxtor Shared Storage II that fails to boot?

I've got a Maxtor Shared Storage II (RAID1 mode) which has developed some hardware failure, apparently: it fails to boot properly and is unreachable via network. When powering it on, it keeps ...
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What filesystems can an Airport Extreme read?/write?

As a follow-up to this question, which fileystems can the Apple Airport Extreme interface wih via the usb port? NTFS seems to be out, and FAT32 and HFS+ both seem to be in. Can anyone confirm that? ...
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Cheap NAS for connecting a USB drive to the network

I am looking for a cheap way of hooking up a USB drive to the LAN. This could be a router with a USB port, or possibly a more regular NAS device with a USB port. I am hoping to find something below ...
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What might limit data transfer rate to NAS?

I have two NAS (Buffalo Linkstation Pro, WD MyBook World), which are connected to 2 PCs with a Gigabit LAN connection. All devices are in "Gigabit mode", meaning all show that their connection speed ...