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1answer
114 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 ...
0
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0answers
29 views

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. ...
0
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1answer
104 views

Automount SMB share when NAS becomes available

I have a NAS server at home which shares content through SMB. The NAS server isn't always on, only really use it when I need to, so I use WOL (WAKE ON LAN) etc... Is it possible to automatically ...
0
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0answers
66 views

Permission issue on some files on a NAS D-link DNS 325

I have some permission issue with folders on my NAS, and I have no idea how to get the reset permission for these files. I'm having a D-link DNS-325. My volume is mounted using afp, connected with a ...
0
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0answers
29 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 ...
2
votes
2answers
494 views

Troubleshooting slow Wi-Fi performance writing to NAS

Setup: a Late 2007 MacBook Pro, running latest OS X 10.6, connects via Wi-Fi access point, ASUS WL-330gE to AFP share on NAS Synology DS508 running under latest DSM 4.0. When doing rsync from the ...
0
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1answer
50 views

Processing startup items in OS 10.8 (Mountain Lion)

I would like to boot Mac OS 10.8 (Mountain Lion) automatically on a timed schedule and then start iTunes to play Music. I use the Aurora app for this. The Problem is that my iTunes Music is on a NAS ...
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0answers
10 views

persistiant demand-based client caching for network storage

I'm going to preface this by saying that I really don't know if this is the right venue for this question. Aspects of it could be highly technical, but I would rather stay away from that side of ...
2
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0answers
138 views

OSX how to chmod a mounted AFP folder from NAS

I have mounted a drive from my DLINK DNS 320 Nas onto my Mac Mini 10.9 via AFP. One of the subfolders where I usually store photos (named '2013') is currently showing restricted access permissions, ...
0
votes
1answer
95 views

Unable to remove a volume on my Mac

I have a Synology NAS which I have created some shared folders on. Everything works great except when I reboot my Mac Mini. After reboot my Mac has mounted the shared folder on the NAS as ...
0
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0answers
69 views

OSX-Preview waits for automount on start

i am using automount on my macbook pro with osx mavericks to connect a few network shares (afp) from my nas. That is working fine. My problem is that every time i start the osx preview app or the pdf ...
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1answer
1k views

Can I make my Synology NAS behave more like a normal external hard drive?

I just bought a Synology DS413j in order to replace a handful of external USB drives with a single box that I can access without plugging anything into my Mac. I was a little disappointed to realize ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
58 views

Mount shared drive on Mac

I have currently added a shared drive to my "load at login" window for my user. Now this does automatically mount the drive when logging in however it also immediately loads up a finder window with ...
1
vote
3answers
347 views

Binary/Hash comparing files in different locations while ignoring folder structure in OSX

I need a way to compare files in two different sets of locations, preferably in a way that is a little more thorough than just the file name. We recently got a new NAS for the office and have been ...
1
vote
1answer
166 views

Can AUTOMOUNT_TIMEOUT be too long?

I'm running Mountain Lion on a new iMac. I need it to maintain a persistent connection to a NAS drive. However, I am finding regular lost connections -- as reported by iTunes and other applications. ...
0
votes
1answer
553 views

Netgear ReadyNAS Duo V1: corrupt root - any chance to mount or recover using Mac OS X?

My ReadyNas by Netgear is giving me "root corrupt". It won't boot anymore. I'm wondering what my options to recover my data are. I suppose everything is still on the disk(s) but how can I mount the ...
0
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1answer
2k views

Accidentally deleted a folder from a NAS drive (My Book Live) – is there any way to recover this?

I accidentally deleted a folder from a NAS drive (My Book Live). Is there any way to recover it? This is on a Mac. I know this may be a stretch, but I'm just hoping to find a solution.
2
votes
1answer
3k views

Extremely slow network directory subfolder listing from QNAP NAS in OS X

Having an issue where I have a folder on a QNAP NAS (TS-439P II+) with over 68,000 subfolders within it. I can browse it quickly and almost instantaneously within Windows 7 via samba, however in OSX ...
0
votes
2answers
448 views

How to stream movies from LG Network Storage N2B1D to iPad, iPhone, Mac and TV?

I'm the owner of a brand new LG Network Storage N2B1D. I want to stream movies (or images) through a local network. For now, I can browse files with a Mac or iPhone/iPad but I can't read content. ...
2
votes
0answers
998 views

NFS mount on Mac OS X 10.6.8 - Problem with special characters such as “á”

On Snow Leopard, I used Disk Utility's "NFS Mount" feature to automatically mount a NFS shared folder from my Synology NAS. Here are the Advanced Mount Parameters I used: ...
5
votes
2answers
616 views

Does FreeNAS support Windows 7 and OS X Time Machine?

I'm thinking about installing FreeNAS on a box I have that's just collecting dust (or doing a sff build). I have both OS X and Windows 7 machines on my home network. Does FreeNAS allow you to use ...
10
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2answers
27k views

Using iTunes to access all your music on a NAS but keeping the library.xml local… Is it possible/how? (Mac OSX))

I've pushed across my whole music collection to my Buffalo Linkstation NAS recently. This is the entire iTunes folder including artwork, music, library.xml, the whole kaboodle... (I have iTunes in ...
2
votes
1answer
460 views

Files not being copied to AFP volume when copying through the Finder

I am trying to copy files from my MacBook's hard disk to my NAS. The latter is a ReadyNAS Duo and is mounted as an AFP volume. The files are about 5MB each and I copy them by selecting in a Finder ...
18
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3answers
77k views

Permanently map a network drive on Mac OS X Leopard

I want to have a mapped drive in Mac OS X which points to my NAS - however I've found that I have to do it after every single reboot. I'm a Mac noob, so would like to just have the drive mapped at ...
6
votes
2answers
2k views

How to use an AFP network share with fast user switching?

I'm trying to mount an AFP network share from my NAS so that multiple users can have access when using Fast User Switching (FUS). Once I mount the share as User1 and log into User2's account the ...
5
votes
8answers
3k views

Mac Friendly NAS

I currently have a Buffalo Linkstation NAS device but becoming more and more unpleased with this. In the market for a better Mac friendly NAS solution. I have recently been having a lot of problems ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

How to backup a Mac to a NAS (Samba-connected Windows share)?

I'd like to find an (semi-)automated way to backup my whole MacBook Pro system and data to a network attached storage. The external storage is a Windows share I can access using Samba. I can't use ...