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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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: ...
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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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Synology DS115J NAS Slow Speed from NAS TO PC

Has stated in the title I have a DS115J Synology NAS. Copying files from PC to NAS I get 11MB/s (wich is pretty much the max on network of 100mbps if I'm correct). But when I copy files from the NAS ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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WD NAS hangs after a couple days

I have a wd20000h2nc-00 NAS. I successfully mapped it as na network location. I can read and write to it. I don't use it very often though. The problem is that after a day or two after restart I can ...
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Linux group can't access folder created under windows even if the rights are good

I own a Netgear ReadyNAS 100 series (RN102) for my personnal use . I have a project that I already started : create a custom "FTP Cloud" for my android cell phone, by using Foldersync with many ...
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WOL pattern match do not work in windows 10

i have x86 home nas (h81 mother board+i5 4670t+intel 1000 ET quad port lan) under windows 8.1 i use WOL pattern match and it work well. intel 1000 ET nic does not support arp offload so 'ARP request' ...
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NAS Built With Consumer Grade Components Won't Boot

I have recently switched out the power supply and boot drive of a NAS I built. I also added a DVD drive and two screws to the motherboard (which have since been removed). After I did this, pressing ...
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Speeding up remote connection

I've got a network setup at home. I've got a NAS(unraid), a few pc's and a few raspberrys at home. Recently my brother moved out and he would like to connect to our video's and stuff on the NAS from ...
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Home network visibility

I am setting up a network in my house and I am facing a problem. I cannot access my home NAS server that is currently under the second router from PCs that are connected to the main router, this image ...
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How can I delete every hourly backup except the 24 most recent ones?

I used to have a server with hourly/daily backups, all readily available thanks to this nice tutorial. Unfortunately, said server fried and I now have to make my backups on a NAS which doesn’t run1 my ...
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Having two different RAID configurations in a NAS

I am in the process of buying a new NAS and I am putting down some requirements in order to decide which brand / model suits me better. Generally I can say that I am using two 'types' of files ...
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Viewing video's on location from multiple devices

I'm not sure if i placed this question in the right community, my apologies if it's wrong. We have made video lessons that are on Youtube (and our NAS) at the moment. We want to go on location ...
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Samba NAS caching issues with IIS

One of my clients uses a shared hosting account, which appears to use a Linux based NAS to host IIS content, and I'm having problems with getting it to detect file changes. For example, once I've ...
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Access NAS in parent network

I tried to draw a diagram of my home network in paint: diagram (I can't add images to my posts yet, I'm sorry) As you can see the NAS (Lenovo IX2), my pc and our access point/router (Linksys EA6400) ...
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Is it possible to load Linux OS over the network on a windows 7 pc?

I have seen a Windows 7 PC that dual-booted Windows 7 from the internal hard drive and Linux Centos 6.5 over the network. Can I do the same with my PC to boot Linux over the network? I have a WD My ...
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Can't access NAS on wireless connection

I can't access my NAS drive with my Dell laptop through my wireless router. I can access my NAS drive with my dell laptop on a wired connection. I can access my NAS through my wireless Media servers ...
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Find the largest file in a Synology NAS drive

I'm trying to find out in a Linux terminal on my Synology NAS drive, how to see how much space is taken up by directories labeled as eadir. For those not familiar, these are basically metadata files ...
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Run Windows backup with a different account

I am using Windows 10 and Windows 8.1 and have File History and Windows Backup enabled to store backups to a shared NAS folder regularly. Since I am concerned about ransomware trojans, I want to make ...
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Synology two-bay NAS with existing data?

I'm considering purchasing a NAS, a Synology DS216 (or perhaps a DS216j). I have 2x 2TB drives available; one is full of data; the other is blank. I want to use the NAS in a RAID-1 configuration, to ...
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Crashplan 4.5 On Synology Diskstation UnsatisfiedLinkError

I've been running Patters' port of CrashPlan on my Synology Diskstation DS213j (ARM CPU). I recently upgraded the DiskStation OS to DSM 6.0. As part of the upgrade the CrashPlan service upgraded ...
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Synology DSM 6.0 SSH - command ether-wake no longer working

Since I upgraded to DSM 6.0, I no longer have the ability to 'wake on lan devices in my network. I used to do an SSH from a remote computer and ran following command: ether-wake -i eth0 ...
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Synology DS212 hung. Could it be a file with an “illegal” UTF file name?

I have a Linux server backing up several other hosts on a Synology DS212. Intermittently, I find the DS212 dead in the water, with the Linux kernel bemoaning a NFS failure: ...
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Cobian/Filezilla - FTP - Can't remove directory: Directory not empty (dot[filename] error)

The situation for my Backup System NAS DLINK DNS323 Software for backup: "Cobian Backup 11 Garvity" Cobian is setting for backup in lan via FTP and delete the old backup The problem is this. ...
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Synology: Script to move files between folders

On my synology server I have a source folder /volume1/Temp/a and a destination folder /volume1/Temp/b. I will like a script that I can schedule to run daily under DSM's control panel/task scheduler ...
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Moving to a house that has no current networking setup, does this diagram work?

I'm not entirely sure how NVR and PoE camera works, but essentially, I want to view all the camera with no hassle and then save all the recorded footage onto a storage server for the NVR. Also, I want ...
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Program loads project slower with relative paths pointing to NAS - will indexing improve this?

so on my network people work with Cinema4D. They often have to load big projects. I did some tests concerning the location and path-style of the textures for the projects which resulted in: absolute ...
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Multi-user cross-platform client-side on-disk encryption with a SMB/AFS NAS?

I have an old Lacie 5big NAS that does not support encryption. It speaks SMB, AFS and FTP. I'm looking for a way to store encrypted data on the NAS, at the same time it should be accessible by ...
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Does NASware 3.0 benefit a software RAID1 running Linux?

WD Red drives comes with NASware 3.0 (or older ones NASware 2.0). In running a CentOS Linux server in RAID1, does NASware offer any benefit? Or is NASware a Microsoft server thing?
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Can two separate NAS/File shares be combined into one?

So, I use a 4 bay Synology NAS to store terabytes worth of media files which a 2008 R2 server running Plex, and multiple other services accesses. I am running out of space on the first NAS, and want ...
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Is there a faster syncronizing between NAS bays

I'm owning a consumer home 2-Bay NAS (ARM CPU, 512 MB RAM) with both bays containing a 4 TB Harddisk, whereas the first HD is the working one, and the second HD (in the bay) is almost a duplicate of ...
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Win 7, slow network at work, Can I run Access via a 2nd Nic to a NAS?

We have a terribly slow network connection to out offsite server. The boss will not spend the $ to upgrade it. We have three users who need to use the same Access database which takes forever thru ...
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How to run my PC and set it up as a NAS Server for my Work Environment?

I am in a work environment where out corporate office is off site, and we have no tech guys at work. We have a lot of common files that are being stored on every one's computers separately, then we ...
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Buffalo NAS Permissions Error

I have a Buffalo Linkstation (LS420) connected to a Mac running Yosemite. A few folders are suddenly inaccessible. I receive the following error when trying to access them in Finder: The folder ...
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How do I find files or folders with a certain name length? [duplicate]

I'm helping my uncle transferring all his photography images from a Windows machines internal and external hard drives to his newly bought NAS and we stumbled across a little problem (happening to ...