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Want to build an energy-saving home server, any suggestion? [on hold]

I have a raspberry pi + USB2.0(with SATA HDD converter) as a home server, supplying SAMBA services and downloading torrents. However, the performance is far lower than my expectation (15MB+, I have ...
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1answer
29 views

Share internal hdd through usb

I would like to make a NAS on my single-board pc with capability to connect my smart TV to this HDD through USB to watch movies. Actually I need this -> internal HDD with usb2sata adapter ---> ...
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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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392 views

How to watch movies on TV from NAS server (Samba) [closed]

I have a RaspberryPi headless NAS server running Samba that I use as my movie storage. For now I watch movies from NAS on external monitor connected to my laptop. I would like to cut the laptop and ...
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0answers
679 views

file transfer to hard drive which is connected to a wireless router

I have a 2T external hard drive connected via USB 3.0 port to a ASUS AC56U wireless router. I've setup file sharing server through ASUS router setting webpage and connected my Macbook to the samba ...
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1answer
552 views

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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50 views

Increase Smb quota caused by small root partition

I am trying to increase available disk space on my Netgear Stora device (NAS). I log in as a root. Uname -a: Linux axentraserver.<mylogin>.mystora.com 2.6.22.18-Netgear #16 Sun Jun 13 19:54:46 ...
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562 views

How to access my NAS via Samba without a username/password?

In Windows I can access my NAS via Windows Explorer with something like: //MyNAS/Path/To/Files This does not require a username or password. In fact, I've never configured my NAS to have a username ...
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1answer
56 views

How to set up a network share to be always accesible while roaming?

At home I have a Raspberry Pi which I use as a NAS and torrentbox. I would like to set up a network share on it that I can access from outside my LAN so that I can stream music and video when I'm at ...
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0answers
45 views

Samba share still “in use” after client hibernates

I have an Ubuntu-based HTPC running Samba (the server). Other PCs in the local network (the clients) connect to the Samba shares on the NAS and use them as network drives (all of those PCs run Win 7). ...
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1answer
306 views

Create a Debian NAS that can share between linux, windows and OSX

Until recently I have been using samba installed on ubuntu to create a NAS that I can put up on my PC. At Christmas I am getting a mac and I want my NAS to be able to share files to Linux, PC and ...
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Mounting system directories from network

I was thinking about how to keep write access to my Raspberry Pi's root file system (residing on a SD card) at a minimum. Of course, /var is a primary candidate for being kept somewhere else. I have ...
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1answer
74 views

How do I find out the credentials I used for a Samba share?

We have a NAS attached to our wireless router which appears to run samba, our Ubuntu laptop connects fine to this and works well. However, we can't remember the credentials used to set this up our new ...
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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 ...
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1answer
2k views

Moving files on samba-connected NAS

This might be a stupid question, but when I move files around on my NAS-box (freeNAS), does the data go via my Windows PC? How about when I copy? I have always been afraid to cleanup on my NAS-box ...
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3answers
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Can't reach Qnap NAS from Windows 7

I have a Qnap 219P NAS, one MacBook Pro, one Windows XP machine and one Windows 7 machine connected to the same network. I've enabled both AFP and SMB networks services on the NAS. Connecting to the ...
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0answers
313 views

Fastest protocol for mounting a NAS for Linux and Mac [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Samba vs. NFS: Performance AFP, SMB, NFS which is the best data transfer protocol ? I am building a file server with RAID 10. I need a way to access the files from ...
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Samba vs. NFS: Performance

I've got a choice of setting up Samba or NFS on my Linux based NAS ( nslu2 running OpenDebian ). Does anyone have performance related stories comparing the two options ? Are there tuneup tricks ...
3
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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 ...