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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Max storage matter on Dell server?

I have a Dell R200 and it says max of 2x 1TB drives and I want to put at least 4TB in my question is the spec sheet says max of 2TB but I see people with like dell 2950 with Max of 4.5 TB with like ...
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Move ZFS HDD form one freenas server to another NO DATA LOSS

I have a FreeNAS Machine that has a 4TB drive formatted with the default ZFS for freenas. I am making a different server a FreeNAS Machine. I need to be able to unplug this HDD and plug it into the ...
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Raid only half a Disk on 2 Disk Synology NAS

I currently have a Synology DS215j 2Bay Nas populated with 2x4TB Drives using Synology's SHR (similar to RAID1), and therefore 4TB of redundant storage. There are 2 categories of Data on the Nas: "...
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What is [migration/1] on Synology DSM6.0?

We have a constant high load (>95%) on the CPU of our Synology DS2413+. top reveals this: PID USER PR NI VIRT RES %CPU %MEM TIME+ S COMMAND 12 root rt 0 0.0m 0.0m 32....
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How to set up FreeNAS to use mirrored vdevs?

I'm setting up a home-use FreeNAS - storage of photos, media, laptop backups and so forth for a pair of users and half a dozen laptops, phones, tablets. I have 4x 3TB drives. I'm deciding on the drive/...
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Mount encrypted folder on synology nas via terminal

I was searching for a solution to mount an encrypted folder on my synology nas via terminal and found out that DSM uses ecryptfs. Using mount.ecryptfs $ENCRYPT_DIR_PATH $MOUNTED_DIR_PATH actually ...
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Windows 10 - Two-drive JBOD with dedicated parity drive for third?

I'm moving to a standalone Windows 10 Pro install because unRAID VM was not playing well with my hardware. My goal was to have two 2tb drives acting as a JBOD with a third 2tb drive acting as a parity ...
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Some NFS mounts from synology NAS lose execute permission after mounting

I am mounting 5 shares from my synology NAS on a ubuntu server. They are all identically shared on the NAS and identically mounted. The mount points before mounting are all drwxrwxrwx. After ...
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How do I setup a Techus N7700PRO NAS with 7 x 1TB disks for redundant cloud file storage on my network? (Never used a NAS before)

I was given a Techus N7700PRO with 7 x 1TB WD Caviar Blue drives in it all in healthy condition. Crazy good score, right? Problem is I've never setup a NAS before and I basically want to make myself a ...
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Win7 very slow write to cifs after 1 second burst

I have a win7 machine that tries to write to a CIFS share on a NAS I administer. The NAS has plenty of free space on the share being written and open write permissions inside the network. When I try ...
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Ethernet direct connection to nas

I have a NAS at home on my network but I would like to remove it from my network and use it like a sort of super USB drive for backup. I bought a Ethernet adapter for my computer and connected it but ...
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Cannot access WebGUI for a Nas4Free server

I have installed Nas4Free (OS based on FreeBSD) on a low power VPS I am renting. However, I can't get access to the remote management interface since remote access is limited to the LAN (same subnet) ...
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Diagnosing router network bottleneck

I have a weird network issue. I have the Bell Hub 2000 router and there seems to be a massive bottleneck. If I’m transferring files from the NAS to my PC (tops out at 10 MB/s which is not normal) and ...
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Disable admin password reset via the reset button on synology nas

I need to disable the admin password reset, when pressing the reset button on a synology nas. It would be nice to be able to reset via the website instead, but it is not the primary objective. If ...
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How can I quickly decompress a 1TB (5 million file) 7-Zip (7z) file stored on a NAS

There is a 7-Zip (7z) file (size: 1TB with about 5 million files inside) in a NAS device running in iSCSI mode. The 7-Zip file was compressed by the “only store not compress” mode. When the files ...
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Running FSCK on a WD My Cloud NAS

I own a WD My Cloud NAS, and recently a file (a large compressed archive) has been corrupted. This may be due to the drive turning off from a short power outage a few weeks ago, however it wasn't in ...
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Synology 716+II DSM cannot join to the Domain

We just newly bought Synology 716+II NAS Storage, All went well but problem came when I want to join the NAS to our Domain. The thing is, The DSM shows "Failed to join the Domain" but when I go to our ...
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No connectivity after changing the DNS entry in my WD3TB NAS Drive

Can any one please help me out. I have a WD 3TB NAS with IP configured: 10.5.100.3 255.x.x.x 10.5.100.1 Previous state: DNS - 10.5.100.21 (Old DNS Server IP) I change it to: DNS - 10.5.100.10 (...
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Xpenology (Synology) fast read speeds slow write speeds

For 2 years I've used a Xpenology server which has an Raid 0 volume and works perfectly fine. Gigabit read and write whitout any problems. Now am I installing a Raid 5 volume 3x4 tb WD red. I'm not ...
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NAS is very slow on OS X10.11

I am currently using a Retina MacBook Pro 13" (512GB SSD, 8GB RAM, Early 2015). It's connected via Wi-Fi (5GHz) to Asus RT-AC67U (AC2400) Router in which a Seagate Expansion 2TB (4 Partitions; Main ...
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My Nas made a JBOD on 2 drives

Thank you for reading this message and helping me. Context: I recently had a NAS (DNS320L) that was faulty and I sent it back. It was a 2 bay NAS and I has a WD Green 1TB drive and a WD Red 4TB ...
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How do I set up an NFS mount in OSx?

I recently purchased a NAS that supports NFS. I am trying to mount the NAS NFS filesystem on a macosx, so that multiple users can use it. What is unclear to me is how user names and permissions are ...
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Setting custom route to device in local network

I have a little problem with my local network. When laptop(marked by red arrow) tries to connect to my NAS(Zyxel NSA310) it sends file not by shortest possible route (via switch only), but instead its ...
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What OS and file system for an raspberrypi NAS in apple eco-system

I'm trying to create a NAS, running on a raspberry pi, which will be used entirely in an apple eco-system, and doesn't need windows support. The NAS will be run purely from the OS SD card with no ...
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network drive mounts itself multiple times (win10, synology NAS)

I have a strange problem. One of my network drives is mounted multiple times to different drive-letters, from time to time. I have 3 network drives (git,home,common) mounted to (git)X:,(home)Y: and (...
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NAS setup to avoid going through 100Mbit router connection?

as I have hinted in the question, I have trouble reaching 1Gb/s speeds in my network. All used cables are CAT6 and all network switches are unmanaged 1Gbit switches. Using FreeNAS on my server, I am ...
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Synology Web Clipper - quick capture mode, what is this?

It took a while to get the answer from Synology support but finally I got. Since is not mentioned in their help or KB I will share the information here. After this option ticked, it will remember ...
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Setup for keeping files in sync with local server in multiple locations

I want to have a syncing and backup solution for my large collection of photos and music. I don't have enough storage space on my laptop to keep all the data on it all the time. So I came up with the ...
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Setting up QNAP NAS NFS to access outside LAN

I currently have a QNAP NAS that I have configured so that I can access it outside my LAN via port forwarding, however this only directs me to the GUI of the NAS software. I am trying to enable NFS ...
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OpenVPN server's IP address when using VPN vs. LAN

I have a OpenVPN server hosted on a QNAP NAS. I am accessing it via Windows and Android OpenVPN Clients. The NAS and the OpenVPN work perfectly. The main IP address of the NAS server is 192.168.1.200 ...
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Is NAS operating system necessary?

I currently have an old computer that has Windows 7 on it and I would like to use this machine to be used as a local file server at home. I am not looking to do anything other than using this computer ...
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Cannot write large files to my NAS in Windows 10

I am having a big issue with my NAS and Writing Big Files. When trying to write (or copy) files to my NAS, I get the following error: (folder name whited out for security purposes), and no matter ...
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Synology - Users can delete the recycle bin

Hello to the SuperUser's Community, I have a question about the Synology Share's Recycle Bin. Username/Group/Folder/Rights SuperUser/Administrators/Public/RWX User/Users/Public/RX The SuperUser ...
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Recover Data Using Synology NAS

I bought a Synology DS415play around 2 years ago, and plugged 3x 4TB hard drives into it and set them up as a Synology Hybrid RAID. I've been using it to store my media on it and haven't touched the ...
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Diskstation (Networkshare) - Deleted File but Space still in Use

So I've been trying to clear up some space on my backup drive. The Volume is 17TB in Size but it's in use by 96%. Now, I deleted a 2.5TB File but the usage isn't going down. I've went ahead and ...
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How to format external hard drive with Mac OS Extended (Journaled) without a Mac computer?

I want to connect a Seagate external hard drive to my Airport Extreme usb port but I don't have a Mac computer to format it using the required Mac OS Extended file system. Is there a way to do this ...
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Unable to use the UI on a WD MyCloud

When I try to access the admin interface for my Western Digital "My Cloud" NAS, the page is stuck on "Reading configuration information..." Looking a the console, I can see two 500 errors: I'...
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Can I connect to Synology NAS directly over ethernet cable while NAS in DHCP mode

I want to connect directly to my NAS with ethernet cable and it doesn't work. I have reset the NAS on reset button a few times but i can't connect to it... I tried with static IP from my NIC and with ...
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Does Synology Hybrid RAID (SHR) have faster read/write speeds than a single HDD?

So I have 4 of the same drive (5400 RPM WD Red's) in SHR. Since there is data parity (same chunks of data exist on multiple drives), will the read speed be greater than that of a single drive? Could ...
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Mount network storage to Axis camera using Windows 7 file share

I am unable to mount a network share from a win 7 machine to my Axis M1054 ip camera. The network share works fine when accessing the share from another windows 7 computer, but not from the camera. ...
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Ubuntu Server slow NAS connection “Server <Nas> Has not responded in 120 seconds. Reconnecting…”

My newly built Ubuntu server was running fine until I had a power outage. Now, I am overloaded with these "Server Nas has not responded..." error messages everywhere I look, but all other computers on ...
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Synology DSM 6.0 command synonet --wake is not working

When I tried to start a computer on my network from my Synology NAS with the command below, I got an error "mac format in not correct". Here is my code: synonet --wake 00-01-02-03-04-05 eth0 I ...
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Are WD MyCloud backups incremental?

I bought a WD MyCloud single drive NAS device a while ago. I created a backup once and it took over a day to finish the whole thing. If I already have the USB drive with the safepoint connected and it ...
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Is my NAS secure if no internet access is allowed?

I have a Synology DS214se, with DSM 6.0 update 3 installed. QuickConnect is disabled and I haven't added any external access permission. Is my NAS safe from attacks? I was wondering if I should add ...
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unable to sign in to the Seagate Central web page

I am facing an issue since last 2 months, Seagate Central 2TB NAS is accessible through media app and DLNA. But when I try to access Seagate Central Manage Webpage through local IP it does NOT display....
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Protecting Data/Storage With a Better Data/Backup System

I've been putting up upgrading my system for data/storage/backups and I really want to deal with this as soon as possible. My Current System: Apple Macbook Pro (OS and Applications External Hard ...
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Where do I set the default permission for a newly created user home directory on the Synology NAS?

In this here "Synology 213j" NAS running "DSM 6.0-7321 Update 2", whenever I create a new user, its home directory in /volume1/homes is created with permissions 755. For example, Foo User: drwxr-xr-x ...
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Durability: regular 3.5 Sata HDD vs external USB 3.0 HDD

I was using, Asus Router (RT-AC68R) which supports USB 3.0 external hard drives and can use them as network attached drive. In other hand, I have QNAP NAS (TS-212P) which does the same functionality ...
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fstab ssh mount eating network and CPU

I've recently bought a NAS (WD MyCloud) and connected it to my router. I'm able to see it on the network and connceting through SSH. I was also able to put an fstab entry to automount a folder in my ...
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How can I monitor file transfers between PC and NAS?

I use the Windows 10 file history and it copies original and changed files to my Synology NAS through SMB. Now I like to know which files windows is transfering to the NAS. Because it produces a huge ...