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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Does my DLink DNS-323 need to reside on a “192.168.0.0/24” subnet?

I've installed two brand new 2-tib drives in the DLink and plugged it in to my network. My router is configured as a DHCP server using an alternate subnet (10.10.0.0/24) and I added MAC address of ...
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D-Link DNS-320 Degraded RAID-1 will not rebuild…? any suggestions?

I'm not sure what caused it but it just keeps looping the rebuild process. Gets to 100% of re-syncing and then starts at 0% again... Just interested in a solution but not finding anything with D-Link....
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What opensource NAS firmware are compatible with the D-Link DNS 320? [closed]

I've got a D-Link DNS 320 and the standard firmware is clunky and limited. What opensource alternatives are there to the standard firmware that can reliably be installed on the DNS 320?
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Does NASware useful when used only on one of two disk of a NAS?

I have a WD My Cloud EX2, with one WD Red drive, and one cheap drive, in a RAID 0. I want to know if NASware is usefull with this configuration, or I need to have two red drives to make use of all ...
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When connecting my NAS to a switching hub port why doesn't the LNK led light up?

I have two NAS devices. One LinkSys an one Netgear. When connecting either of them (via Category-5 LAN cable) to a 10/100M switching hub port, the LNK lamp for that port does not light up? If I ...
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D-Link DNS-323 NAS firmware update

I've got a D-Link DNS-323 NAS enclosure holding a bunch of multimedia files that I've (possibly stupidly) just updated the firmware on, from 1.03 to 1.08. The updater indicated it applied the ...
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dns-323: changing UPNP update interval

Is there a way to change the update interval for the UPNP server on a DNS-323? Note: I know about the "refresh" button on the web management console but I'd like to automate/speed-up this process.
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NETGEAR ReadyNAS Duo with DLink Dir-635. Slow read/write speed

I bought NETGEAR ReadyNAS Duo and installed WD 2Tb HDD. It works fine, except of the read/write speed. I think this is due to the model of my wireless router. (I hate dlink) The upload speed is around ...
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D-Link DNS-323 NAS Drive - Can't Get Working After BT Install

I had a modem-router with IP 192.168.0.1 which was my DHCP. My DNS-323 had a static address of 192.168.0.100 and all was well with the world:) I recently have had BT Infinity Broadband and now I have ...
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How can I compile the CIFS filesystem for a DLINK DNS-323 box?

How can I find/compile/install the CIFS filesystem for a DLINK DNS-323 box? Updated: for added clarity: the CIFS module is nowhere to be found. Firstly, I need an indication as to how I can procure ...
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Why can't I access the WebUI of my DNS-323 NAS after a firmware upgrade?

I just bought a D-Link DNS-323 NAS Enclosure, and have run into a problem. I read that the firmware that had shipped with (1.07) did not support 2TB drives, so I downloaded firmware 1.08. Turned on ...
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Max storage matter on Dell server?

I have a Dell R200 and it says max of 2x 1TB drives and I want to put at least 4TB in my question is the spec sheet says max of 2TB but I see people with like dell 2950 with Max of 4.5 TB with like ...
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Mount encrypted folder on synology nas via terminal

I was searching for a solution to mount an encrypted folder on my synology nas via terminal and found out that DSM uses ecryptfs. Using mount.ecryptfs $ENCRYPT_DIR_PATH $MOUNTED_DIR_PATH actually ...
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Move ZFS HDD form one freenas server to another NO DATA LOSS

I have a FreeNAS Machine that has a 4TB drive formatted with the default ZFS for freenas. I am making a different server a FreeNAS Machine. I need to be able to unplug this HDD and plug it into the ...
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Brother network printer config for Synology DiskStation AirPrint server

Synology DiskStation's DSM 5+ NAS OS includes Apple AirPrint and Google CloudPrint server services. However, it doesn't include drivers for my specific printer, a Brother DCP-7065DN. Do I need to ...
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Home backup & media storage solution [closed]

I'm pondering how I can best create a system to backup devices in my home, as well as separate media storage (essentially iTunes and iPhoto, hoping to put movies, music/podcasts, photos in one place). ...
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Raid only half a Disk on 2 Disk Synology NAS

I currently have a Synology DS215j 2Bay Nas populated with 2x4TB Drives using Synology's SHR (similar to RAID1), and therefore 4TB of redundant storage. There are 2 categories of Data on the Nas: "...
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What is [migration/1] on Synology DSM6.0?

We have a constant high load (>95%) on the CPU of our Synology DS2413+. top reveals this: PID USER PR NI VIRT RES %CPU %MEM TIME+ S COMMAND 12 root rt 0 0.0m 0.0m 32....
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How to set up FreeNAS to use mirrored vdevs?

I'm setting up a home-use FreeNAS - storage of photos, media, laptop backups and so forth for a pair of users and half a dozen laptops, phones, tablets. I have 4x 3TB drives. I'm deciding on the drive/...
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Can i make a mapped network share appear as a local drive?

I'm using a cloud backup service that only permits internal drives to be backed up. The thing is, I share all my backup-relevant stuff on a NAS. Is there anyway to fool Windows 7, or at least any ...
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Very slow volume expand on Synology ds2413+

I've posted this elsewhere on the internet aswell, and will obviously reply in both places if a proper solution is found. I am attempting to expand SHR volumne (2x4TB, 1x2TB) with additional 4TB ...
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Windows 10 - Two-drive JBOD with dedicated parity drive for third?

I'm moving to a standalone Windows 10 Pro install because unRAID VM was not playing well with my hardware. My goal was to have two 2tb drives acting as a JBOD with a third 2tb drive acting as a parity ...
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Some NFS mounts from synology NAS lose execute permission after mounting

I am mounting 5 shares from my synology NAS on a ubuntu server. They are all identically shared on the NAS and identically mounted. The mount points before mounting are all drwxrwxrwx. After ...
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QNAP TS-809U: Domain Users / Groups disappear and the server has to be rejoined to the AD Domain

We have a TS809U that we have joined to the domain. Shares and access rights works as the should with the domain users and everything is just the way it should be. But after a couple of weeks/a month ...
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How do I setup a Techus N7700PRO NAS with 7 x 1TB disks for redundant cloud file storage on my network? (Never used a NAS before)

I was given a Techus N7700PRO with 7 x 1TB WD Caviar Blue drives in it all in healthy condition. Crazy good score, right? Problem is I've never setup a NAS before and I basically want to make myself a ...
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WD MyCloud NAS Slow Transfer Speed

Let me start by saying that I'm a networking newbie. I understand the basic processes but not the intricacies of multiple routing devices on a network. My setup is essentially this: -----------------...
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Win7 very slow write to cifs after 1 second burst

I have a win7 machine that tries to write to a CIFS share on a NAS I administer. The NAS has plenty of free space on the share being written and open write permissions inside the network. When I try ...
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Synology NAS station - how to mirror 2 HDD (Simple how-to)

I have the following problem with my Synology disk station: I had one small HDD in Synology Diskstation, so I removed it. I bought 2 new HDD with the same capacity. I transferred backup from old ...
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Ethernet direct connection to nas

I have a NAS at home on my network but I would like to remove it from my network and use it like a sort of super USB drive for backup. I bought a Ethernet adapter for my computer and connected it but ...
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How to prevent WD MyBook Live Duo from going to sleep?

I have an issue of my WD MyBook Live Duo going into some kind of low power standby mode when it hasn't been accessed for awhile. When I try accessing the drive it takes a minute or two to become ...
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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 ...
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Can't 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 transferring data, ...
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Cannot access WebGUI for a Nas4Free server

I have installed Nas4Free (OS based on FreeBSD) on a low power VPS I am renting. However, I can't get access to the remote management interface since remote access is limited to the LAN (same subnet) ...
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Diagnosing router network bottleneck

I have a weird network issue. I have the Bell Hub 2000 router and there seems to be a massive bottleneck. If I’m transferring files from the NAS to my PC (tops out at 10 MB/s which is not normal) and ...
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Can't connect to Lacie Cloudbox when connecting directly to PC

I have bought a Lacie-Cloudbox NAS to backup my PC. I can connect it to my router and access it without problems. For the initial backup of my data I want to connect the Cloudbox directly to my PC ...
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Disable admin password reset via the reset button on synology nas

I need to disable the admin password reset, when pressing the reset button on a synology nas. It would be nice to be able to reset via the website instead, but it is not the primary objective. If ...
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How do I set up a Synology NAS so it can be accessed by URL/name instead of by IP address

Example On Windows, I open Run with Win+R and enter \\192.168.1.30. The trouble is, every time the NAS reboots, that IP address may change. Question So that's why I'd prefer to access the NAS' ...
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How can I quickly decompress a 1TB (5 million file) 7-Zip (7z) file stored on a NAS

There is a 7-Zip (7z) file (size: 1TB with about 5 million files inside) in a NAS device running in iSCSI mode. The 7-Zip file was compressed by the “only store not compress” mode. When the files ...
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Xpenology (Synology) fast read speeds slow write speeds

For 2 years I've used a Xpenology server which has an Raid 0 volume and works perfectly fine. Gigabit read and write whitout any problems. Now am I installing a Raid 5 volume 3x4 tb WD red. I'm not ...
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Can an airport extreme attached disk be used in Ubuntu?

Thinking of converting my Windows 7 Boxee box to Ubuntu to ease up on RAM and CPU load, but I can't find a method of mounting the airport disk. I have found a package called airport-utils, but I can'...
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Running FSCK on a WD My Cloud NAS

I own a WD My Cloud NAS, and recently a file (a large compressed archive) has been corrupted. This may be due to the drive turning off from a short power outage a few weeks ago, however it wasn't in ...
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What OS and file system for an raspberrypi NAS in apple eco-system

I'm trying to create a NAS, running on a raspberry pi, which will be used entirely in an apple eco-system, and doesn't need windows support. The NAS will be run purely from the OS SD card with no ...
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NAS is very slow on OS X10.11

I am currently using a Retina MacBook Pro 13" (512GB SSD, 8GB RAM, Early 2015). It's connected via Wi-Fi (5GHz) to Asus RT-AC67U (AC2400) Router in which a Seagate Expansion 2TB (4 Partitions; Main ...
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Synology 716+II DSM cannot join to the Domain

We just newly bought Synology 716+II NAS Storage, All went well but problem came when I want to join the NAS to our Domain. The thing is, The DSM shows "Failed to join the Domain" but when I go to our ...
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No connectivity after changing the DNS entry in my WD3TB NAS Drive

Can any one please help me out. I have a WD 3TB NAS with IP configured: 10.5.100.3 255.x.x.x 10.5.100.1 Previous state: DNS - 10.5.100.21 (Old DNS Server IP) I change it to: DNS - 10.5.100.10 (...
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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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network drive mounts itself multiple times (win10, synology NAS)

I have a strange problem. One of my network drives is mounted multiple times to different drive-letters, from time to time. I have 3 network drives (git,home,common) mounted to (git)X:,(home)Y: and (...
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My Nas made a JBOD on 2 drives

Thank you for reading this message and helping me. Context: I recently had a NAS (DNS320L) that was faulty and I sent it back. It was a 2 bay NAS and I has a WD Green 1TB drive and a WD Red 4TB ...
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Setting custom route to device in local network

I have a little problem with my local network. When laptop(marked by red arrow) tries to connect to my NAS(Zyxel NSA310) it sends file not by shortest possible route (via switch only), but instead its ...
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How do I set up an NFS mount in OSx?

I recently purchased a NAS that supports NFS. I am trying to mount the NAS NFS filesystem on a macosx, so that multiple users can use it. What is unclear to me is how user names and permissions are ...