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Setting up a Basic VPN

Ok so we are a small company, and I am a Partner cum Computer Enthusiast(and hence IT Administrator) at this company. We have two offices, separated 100km. I have purchased a NAS to be installed in ...
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OSX: Can NOT ping to the network interface of NAS

Suddenly, I can NOT access NAS using Finder so I tried to do ping to the network interface of NAS with straight cable which is connected to the box directly. But, I could NOT ping to the interface. ...
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22 views

Unable to access Public share on My Book Live NAS

We have a Western Digital My Book Live N.A.S. on the local network, it was mapped as a network drive and has worked great in the past. Recently the router reassigned some of the IPs and it couldn't ...
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39 views

Improve slow NAS Ethernet transfer speeds: On-The-Fly Ethernet Compression with SAMBA?

Hardware: Pogoplug E02 (ARMv5te, Marvell Kirkwood 1.2GHz, 256m RAM) Software: ArchLinux, MDADM RAID 5 array, Ext4, SAMBA server This setup delivers file transfers to my Windows clients at ~21MB/s ...
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31 views

Accessing MyNet N750 NAS via Windows 8

My Windows 8.1 PC is unable to access my NAS (connected to my WD MyNet N750 router). The N750 does detect the drive and I can access it via FTP. I can also connect to the drive through my Windows 7 ...
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1answer
68 views

What would be the role of a Raspberry Pi hooked to a harddisk and a VPN?

I'm trying to troubleshoot the network at the SME of my girlfriend: the previous network admin was more or less trying to blackmail them (for example refusing to give the passwords of the various ...
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“The local device is already running” error on Windows Server SBS 2008

I have an issue with an old NAS which i have mapped on IP Address 192.168.1.2. The drive isn't accessible even when it is mapped. I have tried to remap it using: net use * /delete and net use * ...
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74 views

OpenVPN on a Diskstation TLS Handshake error, Self signed cert, Defaults

I have a DS 1813+ with DSM 5 4493 Update 1 installed (latest) and am having issues setting up OpenVPN I have it working internally, (which is strange in itself) but when I remote from my house or ...
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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 ...
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22 views

Which option is better for NAS old computer or NAS devices [closed]

I searched on internet about NAS and many have come up with solution of using OLD computer with bunch of drives and use FreeNAS and it don't cost money The other i have found is to use Netgear ...
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232 views

WD My Cloud disconnecting from network during file transfer

I bought a WD My Cloud 2 TB and when I opened it for the first time, it offered for me to upgrade to the latest firmware version: 3.04.01. I upgraded, then I started to copy my files into drive. After ...
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1answer
92 views

Using Ethernet for NAS and WiFi for internet

I recently moved and have an unusual setup. I live in a rural area and am being forced to connect to the internet through a WiFi hotspot as I get a much better connection from my mobile phone. I would ...
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2answers
44 views

Dual Network ports on NAS

My NAS has two network ports. Can I use the second one to speed up data transfers on a 1-1 connection? I assume the 2nd port will have a different IP, so does it make a difference for a single PC ...
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467 views

Connect to windows share over vpn - on an Android device

I'm having some difficulties connecting my Android devices to a Windows share over VPN. Background I've bought a Synology DS214se NAS, which I have installed in my home network. I have configured the ...
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26 views

OSX keeps showing info box “couldn't connect to server”

OSX keeps displaying a notification box stating that connection to a local nas-server failed. It's unbelievable annoying, it shows up every 30 minutes or so and I haven't even tried accessing this ...
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1answer
98 views

Solution to sync folders between two computers and a NAS [closed]

At work we have two computers and a network attached storage device (NAS) each with a copy of the same folder. I need a solution that will keep each computer's copy of that folder and the copy of ...
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0answers
51 views

Is there any way to install a VPN PPTP (not OpenVPN) Server on a NAS with FunPlug?

I have a CH3SNAS from Conceptronic with FunPlug installed to enhance its capabilities. I would like to install a VPN PPTP server, but I only have found OpenVPN packages for FunPlug. Does somebody ...
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votes
1answer
50 views

How do I map user accounts and directories to a server or NAS?

I don't want to create a network-mapped drive for each user, I want to centralize all user's default folders to a network storage device. Here's my scenario... I am working with a tiny municipal ...
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votes
1answer
129 views

ipconfig does not show me my Ethernet NAS's true IP

I have a Synology NAS that's connected to my computer via Ethernet. When I run ipconfig, the IP address listed as the "Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address" for the Ethernet connection isn't right. I ...
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2answers
143 views

Two routers with separate access to the Internet in one network

I am not that good at network problems, so I apologize in advance if I am unable to explain the question well enough. I started working at the company which deals with IP cameras and security systems. ...
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2answers
94 views

Setting up a home network - Will this work?

I'm trying to set up a new home network, this is the setup I am wanting to create; because I have not purchased the switch or NAS yet, I want to know if this will work before hand. This is the ...
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57 views

My browser (IE or Chrome) loses wireless internet connection when I connect LAN cable to the port

I have 2 Netgear routers. One is connected to my broadband and works fine using Wifi. The other I have specifically to connect to a WD MybookliveDUO NAS drive via over a wired connection from my PC; ...
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339 views

IOMEGA StorCenter discovery of IX2-200 after new computer re-installation

Executive Summary: I have an Iomega Ix2-200, probably first generation, purchased and installed in 2010. After setting it up, I adapted it to my home network needs, and it has worked flawlessly ...
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1answer
2k views

Windows 8.1 Slow Gigabit Networking

I think I'm going mad, my recently reformatted computer (from Windows 7 64bit to Windows 8.1 64bit) will no longer transfer any files to my NAS at more than a 100mbit connection speed. Whilst on W7 ...
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1answer
52 views

Can I access a NAS through a bridged connection?

I plan to buy a NAS, but I do not have access to the wireless router at my house (I'm renting a room). Can I connect the NAS to the ethernet port on my desktop, then create a network bridge between ...
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2answers
37 views

View network locations from Debian shell

I'm trying to see a list of all devices on the network from the shell in debian. The same list you get by typing 'Network' into an explorer window on Windows. Seems like it should be an easy thing to ...
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2k views

Cant find my ip address for my network attached storage

I have a zyxel NSA-2400 that i am currently trying to move all the data onto an external drive, because i want to replace the drives with new ones. There was some issue earlier with transfering data, ...
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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, ...
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1answer
196 views

Windows 7 sometimes fails to resolve hostnames correctly

I have a Problem with my PC sometimes resolving the wrong IPs for some hostnames. Network setup I'm currently forced to use a o2 Box 6431 with Firmware 1.01.23b installed. Connected to this network ...
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1answer
63 views

How much will frequent pinging affect smartphones battery life [closed]

I've got a small home network with a DiskStation NAS and a Raspberry Pi server, both of which can do various chores such as controlling power plugs among other things. I want these two machines to be ...
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1answer
59 views

Cheap but effective network TV (PC) [closed]

I am trying to hook my TV to the network via a PC/media device. My aim: Be able to copy movies from my PC to my TV (across rooms). Be able to then play the movie on my TV (while my PC is off). ...
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votes
2answers
282 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 ...
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59 views

Improving Network Performance for Gigabyte Connections

Currently I am getting around 10Mb/s a second on transfers from machine to NAS. Is there a way to improve performance maybe by enabling Jumbo Frames? MTU Settings? Is there a way to properly configure ...
0
votes
1answer
360 views

How to connect 2 routers together, have one for internet connection and the other for the NAS?

I currently have a Netgear WNDR3400v2 and a Comcast Xfinity TC8305C Wireless Cable modem connected together. I have done this for one reason and one alone. To get to my NAS drive connected to the ...
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1answer
291 views

Bridge vs router for faster NAS access

My current network configuration comprises two routers, one of which [main] takes care of the wired part of my home network, the other of which [wifi] provides WiFi connectivity. The wired router is ...
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74 views

Boot windows from NAS with 6client-PCs

I am planning to start a small internet cafe with 6 PCs (will be 12 after ROI). Clients have gigabit network as well as the switch and router. Can i boot directly from NAS to client PCs? If yes, ...
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233 views

Can't access IPv6 on OS X 10.9 with IPv6 Pass-Throughout Router

Basic Information Router: Netgear R6300v2, connected to wired network(IPv6 supported) Client 1: MacBook Air 2013-mid(OS X 10.9), connected to router wirelessly Client 2: Synology NAS(DSM 4.3, linux ...
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votes
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102 views

Setting up diskless PCs(client) to use servers hardisk

I am planning to start an internet cafe business (10 PCs) What software do i used so that i will only have one hardisk(server) used by the client PCs? Since this will used a lot of networking, do i ...
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2answers
63 views

What is the simplest network-accessible storage solution that is also accessible from a non-networked machine? [closed]

I have multiple machines that must be removed from the corporate LAN because their OS is being retired. We run some specialized laboratory tasks (and hardware) on the "obsolete" machines that cannot ...
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278 views

External router access without uPNP

I have a Western Digital NAS device attached to my Linksys E2500 router. I would like to disable remote access to the MBL from outside my home network. So I went to Settings/Remote Access and turned ...
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2answers
353 views

What's the best solution for sharing a photo library in a home network [closed]

I'm looking for the best solution for sharing our family photo library on our home network. I first looked at Lightroom, but it has the problem of not wanting to work over the network. Basically, I ...
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1answer
1k views

How to portforward correctly

We have a website, and my superiors asked me to install the mail server that is packaged with Synology. As I mess around with port forwarding I was able to set the mail server and the NAS to connect ...
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356 views

Updating Buffalo TeraStation E06 Lost boot image

I have a Buffalo TeraStation HS-DH0.0TGL/R5. It worked perfectly until I zero wrote every drive for security purposes without realizing Buffalo stores the firmware on a separate partition of each ...
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Mounting network with autosf to desktop

So I have successfully created a permanent link to my drive using the instructions from here: OS X: How to avoid having to re-connect to network share after NAS was turned off? but then became curious ...
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1answer
167 views

Finding out why my laptop is flooding my NAS

I have a laptop running Windows 7 Home Premium and a QNAP TS-412 network storage unit. For some reason, my laptop apparently sometimes starts bombarding the NAS at TCP ports 445, 139, 80 and UDP port ...
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1answer
358 views

Is it possible to connect a NAS to both WAN and LAN at the same time?

Thinking of upgrading my Synology DS209 NAS to a newer model with dual gigabit ethernet connections. Currently my NAS sits outside my LAN, connected to WAN through one of my modem's four ports, ...
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496 views

File copy slows significantly from Windows 8 Laptop to Buffalo NAS

Update from Buffalo-Tech: I had also created a ticked to Buffalo-Tech and yesturday (4-Sep) got a response which does not make me happy but which most propably closes the case. Direct quote below: ...
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2answers
129 views

SOHO Virtualized server [closed]

I want to create a server at home that runs either VirtualBox, KVM, or Xen, that is capable of doing the following: One vm will host a (linux) webserver (right now, just to host dokuwiki). Another ...
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3answers
2k views

WD My Book Live NAS - Slow on wifi

Western Digital My Book Live 2TB NAS device - Firmware 02.42.03-027 NAS connected using Cat 5 ethernet cable to a Cisco E2500 router. Machine A - Windows Server 2003 with a wired connection to the ...
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59 views

Multiple routers - single subnet

I have a completely unreliable router from my ISP. Its DHCP server stops working, drops wifi connections and completely screws up from time to time. However, it's a custom device that I can not get ...