Network-attached storage (NAS) is file-level computer data storage connected to a computer network providing data access to heterogeneous clients.

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How to connect to a device within my network but connected to another router

I have a main router, which is connected to my ISP. Then, I have two sub-routers and a NAS-server attached to my main router. See image below: Image Problem: I cannot access any other device in my ...
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Can I replace the WD My Cloud 2TB HDD with a small SSD?

With regards to this NAS: http://www.amazon.co.uk/WD-Cloud-Personal-Storage-NAS/dp/B00FOKN7FG Can the internal 2 TB HDD be replaced with a 120 GB SSD drive? I don't care about the space reduction. ...
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How to create software RAID [on hold]

I have few questions about software RAID implementation. First of all I would like to say what is my goal. The goal is to build home NAS+Media server with ability to restore sensitive data if 1 disc ...
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Why is Samba SMB slower than HTTP/NFS/FTP transfer on NAS on my LAN?

I want to set up a NAS which I have done most recently with a Raspberry Pi 2 (quad-core ARM Cortex-A7, 1GB RAM, 32GB microSD) running Raspbian “Jessie”: I have a laptop—an HP Pavilion G6—running ...
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Wake on Lan - Install a client on a Linux machine

this might seem obvious or stupid to somebody, but I can't find anything that helps me yet, besides the fact that I'm not a Linux user. I've got 2 NAS boxes (Iomega, now Lenovo) IX4-200D and ...
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Backup to offsite NAS through firewall

I want to setup offsite backup for my Windows PC. I can setup a Linux NAS in my office, connected to an intranet that is only accessible through a Linux server with SSH access (which I don't have ...
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Need help getting Mercurial operational on Synlogogy DS412+

I am trying to get Mercurial to work on my Synlogy DS412+ with INTEL processor running DSM 5.1-5022 Update 4. I have installed v2.8.2-1 from https://synocommunity.com/packages and it says it is ...
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Time Machine on a local drive, then make that drive a network drive (via Server.app) on a different computer

I have two macs running OS X 10.10.3. One has Server.app installed, is connected to the internet via ethernet, and also has a 2 TB disk attached via USB, with two partitions - "Backup" and "Storage". ...
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Intrusion is possible through firmware signature file

I have a small NAS system and recently i got a firmware to upload the features. I have one image file and a signature file. I just trying to edit the signature file and append some junk character ...
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NFS activity locks desktop during any user initiated file activity

This is a funny little issue that has been happening for a while and I have learnt to work around but would prefer to resolve completely. My desktop PC is running linux mint 17.1 cinnamon. Core I5, ...
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NAS as normal storage drive?

Is it possible to use an NAS system as a regular non-network storage? IE: plugging a cable from it to a computer, and then being able to use all the drives as if they where an external one, without ...
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www prefix is not working locally

Hi i recently put a web page online on a synology NAS, the problem is the following: When typing www. before my domain name the page is not loading This is what i got so far: Added both ...
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How to allocate a folder or drive in my Windows PC for NAS storage?

I have an IP Camera that has an option to videos to NAS destination. I don't want to build a NAS box, as I have an existing PC w/c I use regularly and rarely turn off. So my question is, is there a ...
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btrfs convert from raid1 to raid5

Is it possible to easily convert a btrfs raid1 to a raid5. I mean at the end of the day. Its really just two mirrored drives. So I would think this should be easy to do. I want to now have 3 3TB ...
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Merge .AppleDouble forks with original files

I used to place my iTunes’s media folder on a NAS accessed through AFP and, as you may know, the OS also placed several .AppleDouble files on it. Now, my NAS isn’t working as expected and the only ...
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Can I use dd to upgrade 1-bay synology NAS to bigger HD?

I have a 1-bay Synology NAS (DS112). According to the Synology compatibility list it can take a 6TB disk. If possible I'd like to clone my existing 2TB disk to the 6TB disk using dd or any other tool ...
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Can't access to NAS

I am on windows 8.1 and can't access to my folders stored on a Seagate Business Storage. I had network drive connected, they worked fine until today. And I can't access by typing \\ip_of_nas ...
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What is the best way to test a new hard drive? [closed]

I just bought a new internal drive (4TB WD Green) with the intention of storing most of my data on it (to be accessed over FTP). I was wondering what would be the best way to stress-test the drive. ...
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How can I share the Wireless connection across my LAN, and still access LAN locations

At the moment I have the following setup (all windows 8.1, router: BiPAC 7800N): Generally, 50-60% of the time, I use the router to connect to the internet (1.5mbs), but usually when working I ...
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Mount only sub-directory in NFS export

On my NAS I export one single filesystem: /mnt/datastore *(rw,sync,no_subtree_check,all_squash,fsid=0) With /mnt/datastore/ being the mount point of a FUSE based concatenation of a bunch of disks. ...
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rsyncd daemon - how to minimize logged information?

I backup my synology NAS to a linux Debian server that runs rsyncd daemon. A typical backup session will write hundreds of thousands useless messages (sample below) to the daemon log file. Q: How can ...
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Is it possible to reboot a Samba NAS device (Cisco/Linksys NSS4000) using telnet?

I have a Samba NAS—Cisco/Linksys NSS4000—that I cannot connect to using UNC paths or drive mapping, and I cannot access the built in web application. But I can ping the device by it’s IP address as ...
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How to connect a Belkin modem/router to a Thecus N299 NAS server?

For several years I’ve been using a Thecus N299 NAS server connected to a U.S. Robotics router that had a IP of 192.168.1.x. My OS is Windows 7 64bits. A couple of days ago I changed the router with ...
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Removed drive from NAS not recognized when plugged in via USB

I'm having a problem accessing the data from a drive that was in my NAS but is now plugged in via a USB caddy. This drive was not in a RAID array as it was a volume with a single disk. Although it ...
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Apple Time Capsule as encrypted cross-plattform NAS

I would like to use my Apple Time Capsule as an encrypted NAS and the encryption system has to be supported on Linux, MacOsX and optionally Windows. It is important, that the encrypted file system can ...
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Setting up a VPN and NAS connection

I want to be able to access my office data anywhere I can, I'm currently thinking about setting up a VPN, as far as I've read about it seems like what I need is a NAS where I will hold the data and a ...
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Is Filesystem relevant in SFTP?

I have a home server with an NTFS disk attached, and I use FileZilla to access the data on that disk. I have both Linux and Windows clients, and I was wondering if the data would still be accessible ...
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Is there a (convenient) way of keeping the newest files within a certain storage constraint (eg 100GB) in sync on a remote system?

So, here is the use case: I want to sync my most recent movies from my local NAS to an USB stick attached to a remote Raspberry Pi (running openelec and acting as media center). In detail this means: ...
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Drives not working after failed factory reset of NAS?

I got an old ReadyNas 1100 that had 4x500GB drives from start. One gave up so there were 3. I thought I should by some upgrade disks and went ahead and bought 2x2TB. Now begin the dream. I just ...
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Local network shared drive with caching

I would like to set-up a shared network drive across a local network, with offline avalability (caching). Basic folder syncing is not working in this case, because it does not ensure synchronization. ...
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Why does Windows report that files stored on my NAS might be harmful when I try to copy them?

Scenario My NAS drive (a Synology DS214+) not working on a domain, with multiple clients connected on the domain. Network drive mounted and can be accessed, however copying files gives the following ...
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Share a NAS across two local networks

So, this is the thing, I have 2 Floors, Internet modem (Huawei hg532e) is upstairs, I needed Internet coverage on both floors, so I decided to install a Powerline network because the Wi-Fi wasn’t ...
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NAS and LAN connections [closed]

I have a NAS DS713, which has 2 LAN ports both plugged in to a Gigabit router. However, LAN2 is only working, I do not detect any movement of data through LAN1. What should I do in order to correct ...
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How can I remove the “connecting to networked drive” popup when waking from sleep in Mac OS X?

Every time I wake my laptop up, I get the “connecting to networked drives” popup. There has got to be a way to turn off this notification but have been unable to find a way. I’m using a Western ...
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Permissions for home shares on ReadyNas ReadyShare

I've got a ReadyNas network storage box and whilst the speed of the access and the harware are great the setup and admin pages are a nightmare! I have added myself as a new user (having to add an ...
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Should I buy a 'Red' or 'NAS' Hard Drive if my desktop computer is on all the time? [closed]

I leave my computer on all the time. Over the last 10 years I've lost an average of about one hard drive per year. I have Seagate and Western Digital warranty exchange addresses memorized :-) Right ...
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Mount reiserfs .dsk image failed: can't read superblock

I have a failed 160 GB Western Digital Netcenter NAS disk and its image after failing in .DSK format. When I connect the disk to my ubuntu machine and typed: # losetup -o 512006144 /dev/loop1 ...
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Laptops unable to access NAS shared folders over 2.4GHz wifi network

My home Internet connection was upgraded to optical fibre last year, with an ISP-supplied Aztech FG7003GRV(AC) wireless router. Ever since operating on this router, my laptops which operate on the ...
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Do I need a UPS with a RAID-configured NAS

In order to keep my home file archive safe, I've bought a Synology NAS and configured it to use a Synology Hybrid RAID configuration. Now almost a year since I started feeling safe about the years of ...
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What's the best approach to copy Macintosh data between two NAS devices?

I have an old NAS formatted to Ext4, but which I primarily access from Macintoshs via AFP. It therefore has a bit of Macintosh-only metadata (which only seems to be visible when accessing via AFP). I ...
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Accessing NAS-created shares from a Pioneer X-HM71

I've created several shares on my Netgear ReadyNAS 102. It's not clear to me whether the problem lies on NAS side or the player's, but here's what's happening: Pioneer clearly states it supports DLNA ...
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Cannot access shared drives attached to network repeater

I have a Netgear R7000 router downstairs and a Netgear EX6200 in my study. The 2 are linked wirelessly and this is how all of my study equipment gets access to the internet. If I connect my laptop to ...
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Home network, setup for multi-AP with LAN and NAS

I'm looking to build a proper home network. We have Fiber, so have a single RJ45 cable coming into the house from the Fiber box that plugs into the ISP supplied router. On the router, authentication ...
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Using Synology with Lunix NAS

While looking to invest in a storage solution, I came across Synology which looks decent. I noticed in a demo of the product it runs a piece of software that processes the backup to the Synology. I ...
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Green or Red hard drive for a SOHO NAS running Windows 8.1 Pro Storage Space? [closed]

I have been using Green HDDs (e.g. Western Digital Green) since the Windows Home Server days without any issues. Now that I have migrated to Windows 8.1 with Storage Space, I would like to know if ...
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How can I make hourly backups from my Synology NAS to my LaCie NAS?

I have a Synology DiskStation DS215j and a LaCie Network Space 2. The LaCie has firmware >2.2.3, which allows it to function as an rsync server. Of course, normal network shares are also available. ...
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Backup Windows Server to NAS

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 that I want to backup to a synology NAS (412+) network share. I've created a shared folder on the NAS. In windows backup when I select "Backup Schedule..." and go ...
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Synology Diskstation DS2015 - Simultaneous Backups?

We have a network with four iMacs and two PCs; each of which have 2TB of data. We would like to run Time Machine and File History simultaneously. We have followed the directions found here. ...
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GlusterFS: Different filesystems for bricks?

I'm currently working on a small cluster (~32 nodes) where a couple nodes (8 of them) have some extra disks (3x3TB) attached to them. The filesystem on all these nodes right now is ext4. Using ...
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How to Use Different Size Drives as a Single Volume Mounted in Windows via Samba Share

I have a Linux server with four 2 TB drives in a RAID arrangement. This array is then added to a Volume Group and a Logical Volume is created from it. This Logical Volume is shared out to a Windows ...