2
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0answers
35 views

How to use Google Drive when a network drive is required?

I have used Google Drive for backups for a while now (yes...I do encrypt certain files locally). I was in the situation where I had plenty of local storage and just moved my Google Drive directory ...
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votes
1answer
36 views

Home NAS backup system

my question is about automatiom and backups. So I go to work and generate about 1GB of files a day, i want to have a NAS at home that when i come home with my laptop and connect to the network it ...
0
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0answers
24 views

Synology NAS resume rsync backup after connection loss

I am trying to do a backup from a synology NAS to an offsite NAS. I am using rsync through DSM5 as of now, but it doesn't give me the possibility to resume the backup if a connection loss occurs. This ...
0
votes
1answer
14 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

Best solution: NAS with DMS for CAD workgroup

I am currently trying to figure out the best solution for a small (2-5 persons) workgroup that primarily works with CAD files and some standard office stuff. The users want to use the NAS as a central ...
0
votes
2answers
32 views

Could server's support of RSync speed up backup process?

I have Synology 210j NAS, which supports rsync. Currently this feature is disabled and I use the following code to backup data there from my Mac: mkdir /Volumes/BackupTemp mount -t smbfs ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

Connect USM hard disk to USB

Yesterday I bought Seagate 2Bay 4 TB NAS business storage. Seller included Seagate Backup Plus 1 TB USM drive. The USM disk fits nicely in my NAS, but is it possible to use it as external hard ...
1
vote
1answer
452 views

Windows 8.1 System Image Backup — Unable to backup to network share due to unsupported “version of the file format”

I have a Windows 8.1 Pro 64 bit system that I am trying to make a system image backup via Windows 8.1's System Image Backup feature. The backup destination is a network share, but the image creation ...
0
votes
0answers
41 views

SSD caching via Intel SRT and NAS backups, do they cause problems?

I'm wanting to put an SSD as a cache drive using Intel's SRT technology, but am wondering, will running backups throughout the day from my NAS will cause the cache drive to constantly flush out games ...
1
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0answers
41 views

file copy from remote client to NAS

Is there an easy way to file-copy/backup (not a system image) all files of a remote system to a NAS, without having the users to stop working? I was thinking along the lines of Administrative Shares ...
1
vote
2answers
338 views

Is there a benefit to having NAS with ECC memory and ZFS filesystem when I work on systems with neither?

Recently I've read some alarming stats on corruption rates in systems with non-ECC RAM and typical filesystems. From what I can Google, having a system with ECC RAM running ZFS is probably the best ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

Setting up Windows Server 2012 with a NAS

Looking to set up a Synology DS412+ NAS on a Windows 2012 Server for backups and extra storage. How do you make the NAS viewable on the network? I have been trying for 3 days with no luck. I can FTP ...
0
votes
0answers
109 views

windows server 2012 r2

Hello all< I seem to be having a big problem with windows server 2012-r2 trying to install a new NAS unit synology DS412+ it works fine in windows 8.1 pro, but the server 2012 doesn't see the NAS, ...
0
votes
0answers
279 views

FreeNAS pool configuration - RAID1 + other drives

Simple questions, really. I found this answer with a similar setup, but not sure it answers my question. If it does, I'm curious why since the answer seems a bit unsure: ZFS Hard Drive Configuration ...
0
votes
1answer
113 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 ...
1
vote
0answers
74 views

Offsite backup solution in UK (home office disaster recovery) [closed]

I'm reviewing my data backup/recovery strategy for my home office and associated kit (Window-8 PC, 2 x Buffalo Linkstation Mini units, Windows 7 netbook, Android phone). My on-site data breaks down ...
0
votes
6answers
240 views

Map a folder to a drive, Without Syncing

I'm desperately looking for some program or command to map a folder to a drive. Furthermore, there is freeware called Cobian Backup which has a option to make incremental backup (backup files that ...
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votes
3answers
1k views

Freenas and 3 2tb hard drives, best configuration [closed]

I want to get a home nas running with freenas currently I have server essentials 2012 running but the whole domain enviorment seems like overkill for what i want to accomplish. I just want to backup ...
0
votes
1answer
179 views

Backup LaCie 5big Pro to Amazon Glacier

Does anyone know of an easy way that I could back-up my LaCie 5big Pro NAS to Amazon Glacier? The automatic backup feature of the LaCie only supports rsync compatible servers, which Amazon Glacier is ...
0
votes
1answer
193 views

Files hidden after copying from NAS to NAS using rsync

I have 2 Western Digital NAS: a blue light and a 2TB MyBook latest edition. I enabled ssh on the MyBook and I can use rsync from a terminal to sync files between the 2 NAS. Instead of copying using a ...
2
votes
1answer
96 views

NAS backup not working

I have the following Setup: Before today, I only had 2 NAS storage units. NAS 1 and NAS 2 and they were being backupped to a remote server. Today I have bought a third NAS (NAS 3) and I have ...
0
votes
0answers
618 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 ...
1
vote
0answers
64 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
228 views

Auto backup photos to network drive

My wife's ultrabook is getting full of pictures. I have a NAS that all our pictures are on. What I want to do is store EVERY picture on the NAS (easy) but keep all the photos from the last 12 months ...
1
vote
2answers
850 views

How to mirror multiple sources to a single destination?

I have multiple 2-3TB drives inside and connected to my working PC. The data I want to backup on each system lies in the folder "digitalized" (photos, time-lapse, etc). I have a NAS (PC with 8 drives ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

How can I turn my current PC into a NAS device without losing the PC

Basically I want to know if there is a proper way that I can take my current desktop PC (custom built) and add 2 additional hard drives and have these 2 drives act as a NAS backup with raid, while ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

Promise Pegasus report dead after power failure

After a power failure the Promise Pegasus R4 reports all disks drives as dead. But this is almost impossible! Is there any way to "reset" the Promise Pegasus without losing all data? The unit is ...
0
votes
1answer
298 views

Ubuntu server as a NAS, hot-swap and adding drives?

I'm thinking of buying a HP Proliant microserver to replace an old dusty laptop which I now use as a home server and a Netgear ReadyNASDuo which is not raided at the moment. I want the server to ...
0
votes
1answer
180 views

Is there any chance that my data will get silently corrupted with a robocopy SMB network transfer?

I'm setting up a NAS box for the first time. At the moment, I have most of my data backed up to a few local hard drives, and I intend to transfer all the data to my NAS over ethernet once the RAID ...
6
votes
2answers
485 views

How can I test a restore from a Windows 7 backup?

I've set up backups for my PC using Windows 7's built in scheduled backup feature that backs up to a NAS I purchased. All seems to be going well but I can't sleep well until I'm sure my backups will ...
3
votes
2answers
8k views

Upgrading disks in a RAID1 Synology 2-bay drive

I have a Synology 2-bay 211j NAS with 2x1TB HDD installed as single RAID 1 volume. I'm running out of space, so I'd like to upgrade my NAS with 2x3TB HDDs. Is there any easy way to copy all data from ...
0
votes
1answer
71 views

Good NAS for backup [closed]

I have a server (multiple planned) which I would need to back up on a regular basis. The server is running Debian Squeeze. What kind of NAS hardware would you suggest that would be able to do the ...
5
votes
4answers
8k views

A virusproof (ransomware…) strategy for backup on a NAS?

I bought a NAS to share files and as backup solution. Recently a netbook got infected by a ransomware. All files on the netbook and most of the file on the NAS were destroyed (the virus shuffles the ...
0
votes
0answers
311 views

How to add a (windows readable) backup disk to Netgear ReadyNAS?

So we have this ReadyNAS appliance with 2x1TB disks in Netgear X-RAID (read: mirrored), two empty disk bays and all three usb ports unused. We'd like to add another 1TB disk to the NAS and schedule ...
1
vote
1answer
285 views

What NAS product / software allows me to securely map a drive letter to Windows 7 over the internet?

I want to put a NAS drive at a relative's house to serve as my offsite backup. Can you suggest a solution: Not too expensive Minimum 1TB of storage NAS must be stand-alone: no help from router ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

Advantages of dedicated NAS over DAS with AirPort Extreme

I'm in the market for a expandable data backup solution. Some things I'm considering are: Drobo (S) (which don't ethernet connections) Drobo FS (which does have ethernet) Promise Pegasus RAID (which ...
1
vote
0answers
475 views

Recommend versioned backup solution for NAS at home

I have a Windows Home Server which I would like to backup to a secondary NAS located on the local network. Requirements for the backup are as follows: Some kind of control over backing-up a subset ...
5
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
164 views

Setting a personal backup server

I am looking to set up a server to back up all my files from about 4 machines + phones. Can you recommend some systems for me to look at? Is it better to buy one or set up one my self? What software ...
0
votes
1answer
8k views

Getting Data Off A Dying Buffalo Linkstation Live (LS-CHL) NAS Drive

I have a fairly old Linkstation Live (LS-CHL, 500GB, the one with BitTorrent) NAS device and it has started to lose its connection to the network. I'm pretty sure it's dying (it does a lot of weird ...
1
vote
4answers
652 views

How do i backup whole hard drive?

I have a iomega iconnect nas and i am thinking of backing up my whole hard drive. There are two choices using windows file sharing or rsync. I tried to google and people is saying it is unsafe to ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

Free software for backing up an attached network drive

My wireless router comes with a USB connector which allows me to plug an external hard drive in and it'll act as a Network Attached Storage. The problem is that I want to backup this hard-drive to the ...
4
votes
7answers
13k views

Should I use “Raid 5 + spare” or “Raid 6”?

What is "Raid 5 + Spare" (excerpt from User Manual, Sect 4.17.2, P.54): RAID5+Spare: RAID 5+Spare is a RAID 5 array in which one disk is used as spare to rebuild the system as soon as a disk fails ...
3
votes
7answers
2k views

Will 5 Terabyte NAS drive be compatible with Windows XP SP3 32 bit?

(NOTE: The operating system (in this case Windows XP SP3 32 bit) we are using is not a choice.) I am trying to setup a short term storage device. First, I found a large 5 Terabyte NAS drive that ...
0
votes
0answers
358 views

Best Back Up Program for Mac [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Backup software for Mac OS X What is the best back up program for a Mac running Snow Leopard? I just need to back up working directories, so I don't need Time Machine or ...
5
votes
4answers
889 views

NAS / RAID / Backup Scheme

I want a failproof backup scheme for my home business. This is the scheme i have come up with so far: Workstation: C:\ SSD Drive 1: for OS D:\ SSD Drive 2: for Current Projects NAS L:\ HDD Drive ...
7
votes
3answers
6k 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 ...
1
vote
0answers
2k views

Backup to Synology NAS using rsync or NFS and hardlinks

I want to backup data from a Windows (Vista) computer to a Synology NAS (210j). The NAS supports FTP, SMB, NFS and also allows a rsync daemon to be set up. I want to backup different folders to the ...
5
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
831 views

Backup to disk, encrypted, without any installed local software

Ok, this is a tough one, and it might not even be possible, but no harm in asking I guess. I have a Buffalo Terastation file server that I use for network attached storage. After a couple of phone ...