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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can copy large file to nas

I'm trying to recover a faulty raid and I have successfully recovered it , I'm using a software called UFS explorer to rebuild the raid 5 and I can see the files when I try to save the recovered ...
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Synology disconnects router periodically

I have the following home network: Synology DS411+ (DSM 5.2) Cisco DCP3825 router Linksys WRT54GS running in gateway mode Ever since I installed the DS unit on the network, I've been ...
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Remote backups via sneakernet

I have a NAS drive with two internal HDs set up in RAID 0 (seen as one complete drive) and two separate external HDs as backups. I plan to keep the backups off site. This means intermittently I want ...
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Backup of a Linux desktop on a Synology NAS (DS 5.2) using backintime

I am trying to setup a backup of my Linux desktop machine on a Synology NAS with backintime. However, I am stuck with the following error message: Entfernter Rechner <nas.ip.address> ...
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Slow transfer speeds over wifi to NAS?

I'm running win 10 (10576), using a realtek RTL8811AU 802.11ac usb wifi stick, and connecting to my network over an airport extreme wifi also running 802.11ac. Attached via ethernet cable to the AP ...
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WD EX4100 RAID Adding Drives (4TB Red)

I have an WD EX4100 with two bays open; set to raid1 4x2 x raid1=4tb I want to add 2 more 4tb drives will raid rebuild or do I have to start over?
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How important is the 1GB RAM per 1TB disk space rule for ZFS?

I'm planning on building my first NAS box and currently I'm considering FreeNAS and ZFS for it. I read up on ZFS and it's feature set sounds interesting, although I will probably only use a fraction ...
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Folder Size 18.7gb but Size on disk 1.33TB - why/how could this have happened? Synology DS212 NAS RAID

To start - I am way out of my comfort zone trying to fix this problem but I am not sure what else to do! We have (2) 3TB hard drives in a Synology DS212 NAS RAID and are constantly running into ...
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recover data from single RAID 1 disk

I have a Lacie 2 Big NAS drive containing 2x1TB disks in RAID 1 mode. Since one of the disks was being reported to fail, I tried to backup the contents of the NAS to another external HDD. ...
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LACP, sever 2012R2, qnap NAS & FAULT negotation

I've setting up a Windows Server 2012 R2 with hyperV services. The VM's hard drives are in Qnap NAS model TS-453S PRO. Between the server and the NAS, there is a D-link switch model DGS-1210-10. I'...
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DS213air NAS keeps disconnecting

(Frustration level 10) I have a Synology DS213air connected via Ethernet and a switch to my Windows 7 PC. Wireless is switched off (that's an other problem). Synology Assistant never has any problem ...
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Are there a major issues for a NAS home server that shakes a little during a small earthquake?

Are there a major issues for a NAS home server that shakes a little during a small earthquake? I can't find anything related to this on the Internet more than some earthquake resistant racks for big ...
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Forward an ip:port to a hamachi ip:port (for samba protocol)

I have a subnet at home, 192.168.2.x, where my NAS is connected. It has a static ip of 192.168.2.100. I usually connect to it directly using Kodi and the uri smb://192.168.2.100/etc/etc. (if you don't ...
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My nas Linkstation 420 keeps dropping from network

I have a problem with my nas Linkstation 420 4 tb. My nas keeps dropping off my network, I installed it a couple of days ago (a used one) and haven’t got it working, I can be on the web admin site and ...
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Bandwidth of combined switch and router

I want to build a HTPC (Home Theater PC) connected to a NAS (Network Access Storage) server where all the media will be. My HTPC and NAS server will be connected to a Gigabit Ethernet switch, and ...
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Pros/Cons of spinning down hard drives of an infrequently accessed NAS?

I have a Drobo NAS that gets accessed sporadically, but infrequently, throughout the day. I can choose to spin-down the drives when inactive, but this means that the drives are spinning up and down ...
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Use two drives independently in NAS (Synology)

I am going to purchase a Synology server for my home. I want to have two NAS Drives plugged in internally. Can I access each drive independently? For instance: On one of the drives I want to store ...
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Win7 HDD read only unchangable?

Here is a real riddle for you guys. I hope somebody is a real riddler out there ;) HP Proliant MiniServer N54L WD wd40efrx RED 4TB (all together 3 times same outcome, 2 times got 2 new HDDs from ...
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What is the best way to connect my HTPC to my NAS?

This may be a question for Server Fault but I'll post it here first. I have a NAS that runs WebDAV, Sonarr, CouchPotato, Plex, and HAProxy (so that I can access all of those services through one port)...
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How do I change the root password on my Synology Rackstation?

Synology's OS doesn't seem to have a passwd command, and I have been unable to change my Root user's password using the synouser command: MyNas > synouser --setpw root hunter2 Lastest SynoErr=[...
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Is RAID 5 still a viable option?

Without writing to much: Is RAID 5 still a viable option in systems > 10TB space. I can handle some hours or maybe 1,2 days of recreation/extending - but more than that would be a pita. I want to ...
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My NAS shows empty in Windows

My wife accidently pulled the power supply from our Seagate GoFlex NAS. Most of it is backed up, but not all. When I navigate to Network in Windows 10 I can see GOFLEX_HOME (which is how I used to ...
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How do I swap a drive on my Synology NAS without a RAID setup?

I’ve got a Synology DS213j with a 2TB and 1TB drive. I’m connecting to the volumes on the NAS via a network connection (Ethernet/Wi-Fi). Today I bought a 4TB drive and I want to swap that one with the ...
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Replacement drive for Lacie Network Space Max Raid 1

I have a faulty drive in my Lacie Network Space Max (Samsung HD103SI 1TB) I have to install a replacement, but the original drive type seems to be out of production. Can i replace it with this one? ...
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Change transmission-daemon temporary files folder location

I have a NAS which is running transmission. The problem is that my downloads keep stopping because of this: [01:32:51.980] Couldn't save temporary file "/.config/transmission-daemon/settings.json.tmp....
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How to configure a NAS -> Ethernet -> Windows PC -> Wifi LAN setup such that all devices can see each other

My desired setup is: NAS has direct ethernet connection to PC PC connects to home network and internet wirelessly (i.e. wifi to router) I want to be able to transfer files to/from the NAS as fast as ...
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Cannot delete file, change permissions or take ownership as admin

I have a Shuttle OmniNAS KD20 NAS that runs Samba. It's connected to my desktop that runs Windows 10. I mapped the NAS to Z:\ and access it with user named "OmniNAS\nasuser". Here's the problem. I'm ...
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Charger of less output ampere than device?

I know the cases where the cable has more output amperes, here and here, but I am interested in if you can use cables with less output amperes with the devices. I have an universal charger Vivanco ...
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Can't access Python from cmd unless on c: drive

This likely sounds like a stupid question, but I can't seem to access python from cmd unless the working directory is on the c: drive. Ultimately, I want to run a script on a network folder (z:), but ...
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will Windows 10 Home allow me to backup directly to a NAS on a schedule?

I have a Synology NAS. I'd like to upgrade to Windows 10 but I'm not clear which version will allow NAS backups. In Win 7 you needed to have Pro (I have Home at this time). I've searched on the web ...
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How to serve video content to hundreds of users on a local Wi-Fi network

I need to create a local media server that can serve video content to hundreds (300-450) learners at a time. There will be no Internet connection; only a local Wi-Fi network the learners will connect ...
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Can't access NAS drive from wireless PC running Win 7 Professional

I have been searching various sites to find a solution to my problem. I have 2 PC's connected wirelessly to my home network. I recently had to re-intsall Win7 on 1 PC due to HD failure. Since then I ...
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How can I configure my Synology NAS's wireless?

When I want to configure my Synology DS213air's Wireless network, I get to see the following options: When I choose Wireless AP and click Apply I expect to get a list of the networks I can connect ...
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Sharing NAS with local permissions amongst domain users

I have a NAS which can't deal with the size of my location's AD (limited to 800 users). I'm looking for a workaround which still allows me to use current AD accounts for R/W permission. I'm currently ...
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What does it mean if a hard disk is meant for NAS use?

I plan to install a new hard disk in my desktop PC, and have been looking at Western Digital's Green and Red series. The Red are targeted at NASs, but what does this mean? Do they have a longer ...
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OS X Phantom NAS Mounts

I have a Mac Mini running as the media server on my home network. There is also a Linux box running FreeNAS on the network as a 16TB NAS file store. I have a problem in that there are several ...
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Disable read-only flag on git object and pack files

In all my local git repos all of the object and pack files (.git\object\pack) are read-only... I understand why this is but it's really messing with my attempt to sync my machine to my Synology NAS. ...
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WD My Book World Edition (white light) shares/connection are being lost

I have a very weird problem with WD My Book World Edition (white light). It is connected to the router (CAT6) and so is a Windows 10 desktop. There're a few shares on WD that are used by the desktop (...
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Ubuntu, Owncloud and Google Drive integration

The setup : a home server/NAS running Ubuntu. System on a 128GB SSD, storage on one 2TB HDD and two 3TB HDD, each of them mounted separately (i.e. not a pool) a Google drive with unlimited storage ...
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Transfer RAID drives from one NAS to another?

My Patriot Javelin S4 NAS is pretty slow. I’m thinking about getting a new one, but I have about 7TB of data spread out across four 3TB drives in RAID 5 format. I don’t want to have to buy more hard ...
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Unable to access Lacie NAS from some network locations

I have a Lacie 2Big NAS (have had for a while now), and I have just gone to re-purpose it, meaning it needs to be accessed by client desktop/laptops in my house (previously only used by VMWare servers)...
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Fastest way to connect computer to router?

I will soon move my router with my NAS to my computer upstairs so I can have fastest speed to my NAS. The thing is, there is a computer downstairs where my router is currently is. that pc will not ...
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Connecting Seagate Central Drive to Windows 10 laptop

I have just updated my laptop to Window 10. At first I could connect with my Seagate Central NAS drive but then I got a network error message. This says check the spelling of the name (it hasn't ...
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Movings files NAS is slow, but from NAS to PC is fast

Somehow it only copies with 3mb per second when I try to move files from PC to my ReadyNas 516, but if I try to move files from ReadyNas 516 to PC, then it transfer with 80-100MB/s. I'm using CAT 5E ...
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SATA Port vs Using a USB hub in a SATA Port

I was wondering if there is any downside to using a USB hub on a single SATA port to add 2-3 more HDD's as opposed to adding more SATA Hubs via the PCI card? Background content: I'm currently pulling ...
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Reinstalling Windows Vista after installing Nas4Free on the system

I’m trying to overwrite my current OS (Nas4Free) with Windows Vista Business. Vista came with the computer, but I wanted to try out Nas4Free. I am trying to format my partitions, but whenever I click ...
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Mounting multiple NFS directories on MacOS (Yosemite)

I'm attempting to mount two directories exported from the same NAS on my mac (2013 Air, 10.10.3), and OSX seems to have trouble reading /etc/exports on the server: it can only mount one of the two ...
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how to fix bit rot / back up strategy

I'm planning to backup my personal file on a NAS (which will use the btrfs filesystem). It's a cheap nas so unfortunately no ECC ram in it. In my backup strategy the will be other copies of the files (...
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Western Digital HDDs not showing up in a docking station while others do?

I recently bought a Kingwin EZ-Dock Model EZD-2535U3 so that I could use some HDDs and SSDs I had laying around for back ups. At the same time I bought a brand new Western Digital WD NAS Red 4TB HDD. ...
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Why does my network file copy speed form a wave?

With the upgrade to Windows 10 I've now got this nice graph when copying files. When I copy a single large file the speed always takes this reasonably consistent wave shape. What causes that? ...