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Mounting GoFlex NAS in Ubuntu fails with Permission denied from fstab only

I can mount a NAS from Ubuntu from the command line with: sudo mount -t cifs //192.168.0.110/GoFlex\ Home\ Public /media/goflex -o user=,pass= However, when I add the following line to /etc/fstab: ...
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SSH with no password (passwordless) on Synology DSM 5 as other (non-root) user

I'm trying to ssh into my Synology disk station without a password (public key authentication), but as non-root. When I try to ssh as root without password, it works. Following the exact same steps ...
0
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0answers
7 views

How can I to update the kernel in my network NAS from Conceptronic: CH3SNAS (same as D-Link DNS-323)?

I have installed Fun_Plug (up to v0.7) and using it for years in my CH3SNAS, following instructions from Uli's web site, but even when the site has new kernel modules for download, I have not been ...
0
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1answer
26 views

remove all mac `._` files on Linux NAS?

I'm trying to remove all the hidden mac spam files off my old NAS box (qnap ts209). I tried following Remove all Mac generated files '._' with bash but the find command on my NAS does not ...
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57 views

NTFS drive recognized by Linux, not by Windows

I have a 2TB NTFS formatted USB drive attached to a Raspberry Pi which I use as a NAS. I can access the drive through the Linux terminal and see all the files, and I can also access all the files from ...
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240 views

How to install IPKG on Synology DiskStation

Is there anybody out there who got the 'ipkg' package manager running on a Synology DS412+ with DSM 4.3, or someone who knows how to do so? I've tried to install by GUI, used the package from ...
4
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3answers
177 views

SAN vs NAS: How to explain the difference in layman's term?

I am from a software background so I am not really up to date with these storage technology. I am asked this question today and I don't feel like I am able to give a correct answer. Here is my ...
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1answer
58 views

Case (in)sensitivity issues on a NAS connected to from both Linux and Windows machines

Scenario I have a NAS (Synology DS1813+ based on DSM 4.3). It runs a version of linux, so the file system is (supposedly) case sensitive. I access the NAS with 2 computers. One of them runs Windows 7 ...
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102 views

Who is the best user to be the owner of shared files?

I installed Debian on a home computer which will be used as a NAS. The server will share a folder with computers using Ubuntu or Windows 7 (I use a dual-boot). Should I chown all the shared folder and ...
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33 views

Increase Smb quota caused by small root partition

I am trying to increase available disk space on my Netgear Stora device (NAS). I log in as a root. Uname -a: Linux axentraserver.<mylogin>.mystora.com 2.6.22.18-Netgear #16 Sun Jun 13 19:54:46 ...
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1answer
740 views

Why is USB stick discouraged as boot medium for openmediavault

I have read at http://wiki.openmediavault.org/index.php?title=Installation that USB sticks are not recommended as boot devices. I thought that such a systems are optimized to limit system disk ...
0
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2answers
175 views

Modem/router seems to block access to NAS box with static IP?

I have an NSLU2 ("slug") network-attached storage box, running nslu2-linux, which was working well until I replaced some hardware in my home network. My current setup is very simple: I have a single ...
0
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1answer
176 views

Copying symbolic links and filenames with special characters to NAS

I have a new Western Digital My Book Live NAS. I am trying to copy files from an old drive to the NAS. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and I've mounted the drive by browsing the network in Nautilus and ...
1
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2answers
243 views

How to access my NAS via Samba without a username/password?

In Windows I can access my NAS via Windows Explorer with something like: //MyNAS/Path/To/Files This does not require a username or password. In fact, I've never configured my NAS to have a username ...
0
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0answers
157 views

How can I add a centralised CA SSL certificate repository to a QNAP NAS Linux build?

I would like to install a centralised CA SSL certificate repository to my QNAP NAS Linux build (TS-209II Pro, firmware version 3.3.2 build 0918T). Currently all HTTPS requests fail, as the CAs can ...
0
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1answer
210 views

FreeNAS/ZFS/Raid-Z slightly different disks

I'm considering using FreeNAS and "recycling" some of my older 1TB disks. Two are the exact same model Western Digital while another is Seagate and the fourth is Samsung. Typically, since all disks ...
0
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0answers
88 views

Patching error on Synology Diskstation

I've applied the following patch to sw.c from rtl80211cu to add the IDs from TL-WN8200ND to the Synology Diskstation source and compiled the kernel module. After insmod rtlwifi, rtl8192c-common and ...
0
votes
1answer
65 views

Automatically create folder to mount remote folder

I'm using the CrashPlan client to backup my computer data to a local NAS. Unfortunately I can't directly put a remote folder in CrashPlan, I have to mount it in a local folder. But sometimes it can ...
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263 views

how much does “chown -R” affects disk IO performance? how can I test it?

I'm running a Cent OS server with a NAS storage. I have heard "rm" command makes overall disk IO slow. So, I gave up doing rm -R. I will do rm one by one with a shell script. --EDIT--> rm and sleep ...
0
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0answers
73 views

How do I achieve software raid 4 array with different size disks with the largest disk being the parity?

For the last year I've been using a piece of software named unRAID built on top of slackware to host my NAS. I feel like I want to move on and evolve and build my own NAS setup on top of another ...
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2answers
142 views

Unable to install debian on Lacie ss4000e Kernel Panic

I am trying to load Debian Linux on my Lacie ss4000e I have been trying to follow this tutorial http://d-i.alioth.debian.org/manual/en.armel/ch05s01.html#boot-firmware-ss4000e I have tried to load it ...
3
votes
1answer
558 views

How do I remove a possible hard-link directory to root?

I know hard links to directories aren't supposed to be possible but it I have something odd on my NAS that looks very much like one. This folder originally came from a linux machine and appears to ...
0
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0answers
497 views

Backup data From Synology NAS to Windows using Synology TimeBackup

I want to backup my data From Synology NAS to Windows using Synology Time Backup, although it says Time Backup can only be used Synology NAS server as backup destination. But I tried some other way ...
0
votes
0answers
101 views

MySQL unstable switches between available and “Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/tmp/mysql.sock'” in matter of seconds

Using libmysql - 5.1.49 on a Synology NAS (v4.2) MySQL is very unstable, it switches from being available where I can login trough phpMyAdmin to unreachable where I get the error message "Can't ...
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1answer
342 views

Use Qemu & chroot to reset password on mounted external disk

I have a NAS based on Linux, but the root password is kept secret by the manufacturer. Now to reset the password I am trying to mount the disk to my local linux computer. All of the files are present ...
0
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1answer
168 views

Can't connect from outside of my LAN

I am running a Debian Squeeze linux server on my Dlink DNS-320 NAS. I signed up for a DNS service, so I could access it from anywhere. I installed lighttpd, and created a very simple page to test. To ...
4
votes
1answer
71 views

Virtual Filesystem that hides file location and moves items around

I have a media box and a NAS. At the moment I would like to have most of the videos that I would like to watch on the media box. [For performance reasons] All of the other videos I would like to ...
2
votes
1answer
81 views

In concept, are there any working setups for locally mounting several cloud services for free, encrypted storage?

The reason I started thinking about this was that I remember back when Gmail started offering several gigabytes of space, software came out that "mounted" your Gmail inbox as a drive in Windows (this ...
0
votes
1answer
51 views

How to set up a network share to be always accesible while roaming?

At home I have a Raspberry Pi which I use as a NAS and torrentbox. I would like to set up a network share on it that I can access from outside my LAN so that I can stream music and video when I'm at ...
1
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1answer
2k views

Install custom software on Iomega PX4-300D NAS (Debian OS)

I am trying to put additional software on my Networked Attached Storage (NAS) The NAS appears to be running Debian. Anyway, apt-get is already on the machine. I just needed to add the correct ...
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1answer
102 views

Software RAID1 with two hard drives

I'm currently building an NAS. I have 2 3TB hard disks. Is it possible to software RAID these two if they hold the operating system? Or do I need a separate OS disk? If yes, could I just use an USB ...
0
votes
2answers
96 views

Linux machine to be converted to NAS [closed]

We have a (pretty old) Linux machine running crunchbang linux (64 bit). The machine was used for some time just as a storage space, files were managed mainly via SCP and SSH. But due to the increased ...
1
vote
1answer
342 views

Fixing broken SSH on NAS server

I am very new to the Unix/Linux world, and at my workplace, I was trying to set up my user to be able to SSH into the NAS server (our NAS is made by netgear). I had never worked with this particular ...
0
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1answer
298 views

Sabnzbd Installed on Linux NAS

I installed SABnzbd on a linux formatted NAS. Now the directory it downloads to is mapped differently on the NAS itself, because the path that SABnzbd knows about starts in it's own folder. If this ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Wget save cookies not working

I've been trying to login in the pyload through the web api, but wget is not saving the cookies and I don't understand why. I'm using the following command: wget --delete-after ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

Can't mount filesystem on HD that came from WD NAS

I have a WD NAS drive, I need to recover some deleted files, so I've taken the drive out and plugged it into an Ubuntu machine to get direct access to the filesystem... When I check the drive in ...
0
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1answer
48 views

Western Digital NAS User File Locations

I took the hard drive out of a Wetern Digital NAS and plugged it into my linux machine and mounted it, but I can't figure out where the user files are stored. Any idea?
2
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2answers
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How to change user ID on a QNAP NAS?

I've got a QNAP TS-110 which I access via NFS from my Ubuntu system. I guess that NFS on a typical home network does not use any user authentication. I've read in various places and I found that it ...
2
votes
2answers
3k views

QNAP NAS 509 (LINUX) - how to unmout busy volume and find physical disk?

On my NAS QNAP TS 509 I do have a technical issue. I need to run e2fsck. This works fine for me on md0 (see below), but how can I unmount the busy devices md9 and sda4 in order to do the same. ...
0
votes
2answers
801 views

How to delete files on a completely full NAS disk

A partition of my NAS is full: XX.XX.XX.XX:/nas-XXXX/backup 701G 701G 0 100% /home/nasBackup I can't delete a file. I get an error: disk quota exceeded I tried this: cp /dev/null ...
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2answers
6k views

What to do with Synology open source DSM 4.0 Tool Chains?

The synology NAS station's management software DSM 4.0 has an open source copy in source forge: http://sourceforge.net/projects/dsgpl/ I am thinking to setup my own NAS station with PC. How may I ...
0
votes
1answer
602 views

Setup HP MicroServer as Homeserver for NAS and other stuff

I've got a brand new HP Proliant Microserver N40L here, which I want to use mainly as a NAS system (because it has four hard drive bays) but since it also is a full-featured homeserver with enough RAM ...
3
votes
1answer
5k views

Recovering DATA from HDD pulled from failed NAS

I pulled out a HDD from the My Book Live (Western Digital) NAS because it doesn't connect anymore. Product info: http://www.wdc.com/en/products/products.aspx?id=280 I am trying to recover data from ...
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0answers
662 views

Build a Linux Firewall/Router/NAS/WAP [closed]

I want to build a linux based Firewall/Router/WAP from a PC that I have. Here is what I want. Act as a firewall where I can deny all incoming traffic except what I want Allow me to run servers with ...
0
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4answers
2k views

cp -ru -> using the recursive copy and update in linux from my internal drive to a mounted nas

I've mounted my NAS drive under the /media/ directory. I've copied a bunch of files from my current /var/www directory, using cp -Rpv (preserve). Now I want to do a cp -Rup /var/www/ ...
2
votes
2answers
3k views

Are there any alternatives to Openfiler that any good?

Does anyone know of any alternatives to Openfiler? I have tried FreeNAS a while ago an was not really impressed, has it changed very much in that last year? Is there anything else I can look at?
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2answers
505 views

Commercial NAS RAID1 disks moved to Software Raid system?

I've got a couple of commercial NAS boxes and I'm wondering if they (ReadyNas duo, DLink DNS-323) or any other NAS is suitable for having their RAIDed disks moved to a software-based NAS. To be ...
0
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1answer
427 views

Compiled a kernel with TUN/Bridge support, but I cannot find /dev/net/tun

I compiled my own kernel with tun/tap and bridge support. Both modules load fine at boot time (I could read that in the dmesg output). Now I want to use it, and the /dev/net/tun node is not there, so ...
3
votes
2answers
517 views

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 ...
6
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3answers
5k views

What is a good free Linux FTP backup solution? [closed]

I have the need for a backup solution that will let me run local incremental backups and then synchronize the backup with a remote folder over FTP. I have found several solutions that would allow me ...