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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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Backup / Mirror a drive to JBOD storage pool

I have a home NAS server running Windows Server 2016 with a JBOD of 5 disks configured in a single Storage Pool. I recently bought a single drive which is approximately the same size as the entire ...
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Questions about a multi setup RAID and NAS together?

So here's the idea: I want to run a 8TB M.2 PCIE 4.0 3 disk setup on top then down bottom I am considering my options. I am thinking about doing a NAS Setup with a RAID 1 Array together. The total ...
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Synology SSH key auth only or, failing that, different SSH password to file share access

I would like to enable SSH key only access (no password logins enabled) for shell accounts on my Synology NAS (DSM 6.2.4-25556 Update 5) to prevent brute forcing attempts. Alternatively, is it ...
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Synology NAS not accessible remotely after move. Possible firewall issue?

I am a remote administrator for a client who recently moved physical office locations. I'm having an issue with reconnecting back into the Synology NAS that they use for file store. From what they've ...
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In a multi-user environment, where is Adobe Bridge Metadata stored?

I have a team of designers / non-technical users that want to start using Adobe Bridge as an asset management & tagging system (lets say 8 people) this will be photos (edited and RAW), videos (...
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Cannot access Synology File Server from VPN using pfSense

OK, here is the situation: I have a Synology file-server/NAS on my home network, watched over by pfSense (router/firewall). I am trying to set up a VPN going through pfSense so that I can connect to ...
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How to netboot a Raspberry Pi with TFTP and NFS on a Synology NAS?

I can netboot Ubuntu 20.04 on a Raspberry Pi 4b over NFS, using a Synology DS 1618+ as a TFTP and NFS server. But I would like to protect the root file system with overlayroot so several machines can ...
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Why do directory properties differ between a Win 10 machine and a Synology NAS?

I copied a large directory from a NAS to an external drive that will be used with a Win 10 machine by connecting this USB drive and the NAS directly. When on the windows machine I tried to verify in a ...
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How to read the information from RAID's HDD when NAS is broken and HDD are not?

Since my Synology NAS (DS411slim) declared as "hybrid" RAID5 I guess this means "software", the plan should be: I should get Synology DSM 6.2 as virtual machine image from ...
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Shared folder dissappeared on Synology NAS

I recently noticed a Shared folder on our DS218play has disappeared. This has happened after a restart / software update. No user actions were performed. Can't find the folder through SSH either. It's ...
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Synology: can log in via ssh as admin, but not root

Synology DS1513+, DSM 6.2.4-25556 Update 5 I can log into admin via HTTP (and see a GUI desktop) or via SSH (and get a command prompt). Trying to log in via SSH as root, or from admin, su as root, ...
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SMB MultiChannel only sees one server-side NIC? Both client and server has 2 NICs each on same subnet, 4 IP addresses

The client is Win 11 PC. The server is Synology DS1821+. Running Get-SmbMultichannelConnection returns the following on the client: Shows 2 SMB MultiChannel connections, source is the 2 client NICs ...
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Prompted for password on logging into remote machine having created SSH keys

I am trying to configure my NAS so that I am not prompted for a password, however I am still being prompted for a password (permissions appear correct); this was working previously, but not after ...
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Can multiple 802.11n access points increase the amount of android devices capable of connecting to a NAS

I am trying to deploy a local wireless server using a synology DS720+ with two 120GB SSD's which can be accessed by anyone on the local network. The office space im deploying to has limited access to ...
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Script to moves the files to the folder with the date name the files were created

I need a script (for NAS Synology) to move a large number of files from the main share folder to folders created with the name of the files creation date (year \ month \ day). This script must be ...
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Confusing Unicode phenomenon

I have an irritating phenomenon in my home network. My NAS is a Synology, 3 workstations are Apple based and 1 is Windows 10. Lately I had a problem copying files using the Apple finder and it croaked ...
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Transfer data from old WD mirror to new Synology d220+

I purchased a Synology D220+ NAS and equipped it with (2)-8tb hhds. Moving this data off the old Nas to the new will take time I know. My concern is ensuring the SAFE transfer, not the speed ...
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Linux server on Wifi becomes unreachable after a few hours (but still has Internet)

I have a Linux server at home running Archlinux that I use as a NAS and media center which worked fine for years over Ethernet. I recently had to relocate the server and I cannot connect it with ...
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Locked out of my NAS - 2FA codes don't work while I'm abroad

I'm currently abroad. I have my Synology NAS set up in my apartment. While still there I set up a 2FA on it for my admin account. I remember a while back when I was trying to log in to it, it didn't ...
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Possible to configure my VPS as a proxy of mail sent by another mail server?

I have a NAS which deployed with a full-featured mail server, but I cannot send mail to most of the other mailboxes because its IP is always blocked from sending mail, and the mail sent will be ...
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Secure file sharing with a Synology NAS reverse proxy

I am trying to configure a Synology NAS for a small business, allowing secure transfer of files to clients. I opted to configure the NAS as a reverse proxy server, since I anticipate having to connect ...
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How to read (and backup) files from a Seagate Black Armor 2 bay NAS (STBN8000100) after factory reset

I have a Seagate Black Armor 2 bay NAS (STBN8000100) with two 4TB drives that were running on RAID0. The NAS was only running within a LAN (only a switch, no router) with a static IP address connected ...
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How can I safely eject USB disks in Openmediavault?

I have an external hard drive connected by usb to a PC with the Openmediavault Nas system. I'd like to be able to eject the drive out of the way and unplug it from power via a wifi plug when I'm not ...
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NAS Not Secure Connection

We recently got a new Synology NAS in the office. The connection is "not secure" based on my Chrome browser and when I asked the IT dept. I got this as an answer: "No that is normal. ...
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Playlist Creation for Media Servers?

I need some more help here. I have flac, 500 CD’s. and some HD audio Cd’s on my network NAS. I used VLC to build a Playlist .m3u file that is the standard for Playlist. I have an OPPO 105d, and a ...
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Shut down a Buffalo NAS while formatting?

I’m formatting a Buffalo NAS but i need to move it today but it’s still at 2/4 stage with 3 hours left (just for the second phase…). Is it ok if i shut down it, move it and start the formatting again ...
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USB HUB on Synology NAS gets disconnected when moving files from one drive to another

I have purchased a USB hub (Atolla - USB 3.0 Hub with 4 ports) to connect several 3.5 in external drives to a Synology NAS (Synology DiskStation DS118 single bay NAS), all of them have their own ...
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Using openRTSP to record from Eufy Cam 2 Pro

I have a couple of Eufy Cam 2 Pros. I want to record the RTSP streams to my NAS. I have tried the built-in NAS service, which only works with synology, as well as many open source video recording ...
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Zyxel NAS326 not getting IP after powerloss

I bought a Zyxel NAS 326 and configured my router to a static IP. (192.168.0.110) After power loss, I can't connect to the NAS (the IP is not responding). Every time I need to disconnect physically ...
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How do you force Dropbox to save to a network location?

Problem I am looking to close our dropbox business account. To do this, I first need to save the account contents account to our NAS. When I attempt to move my dropbox folder to the network location, ...
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Script to eject usb disk from task scheduler on Synology nas?

I would like to be able to eject a certain disk from the task scheduler. I can find out which disk I want to eject with the lsusb -ciu command. If for example I want to eject disk 5-1.2, how could I ...
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Eject and re-recognize drives connected to a USB hub on a Synology NAS

I recently purchased a multi-port usb hub so that I can connect multiple external hard drives to my Synology nas. When I don't need to use them, I eject them safely from the web interface and then ...
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Cold boot attack on a NAS unit

I'm familiar with the concept of cold boot attacks on laptop and desktop computers, where the goal is to find hidden encryption keys in the memory. I also think it's done on certain mobile phones. I ...
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Can access entire NAS, but can't map it as network drive

I can access my entire NAS via Windows Explorer (Samba), but I cannot map it as network drive. I must always map a particular share: Is this a normal situation? Is there anything I can do about it? I ...
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Color folders (directories) on SMB NAS so all windows users can see the colors

is there a way to apply a color to folders (directories) on a Synology NAS so that all windows users can see the colors? Thanks, Al
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Moving or Copying files from one NAS to another while maintaining Timestamps

Some of our designers want to move some of their old files from our active Synology unit to an archive Synology unit using their windows machines. But it is imperative all the timestamps (created, ...
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Windows 11 cannot connect to network shares (SMB) on my NAS

For a few weeks, I cannot connect anymore from my Windows 11 PC to shared folders on my Synology NAS. The PC and the NAS are both on the same network, with static IPs. I can ping and traceroute to the ...
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Lacie Internet Space NAS factory reset?

I'm refurbishing a Lacie Internet Space NAS 1TB White. It only have one button at the back and a blue light in front. I'm searching everywhere to find the factory reset instruction for this specific ...
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Is Windows' "Antimalware Service Executable" slowing down my system backup to NAS?

I am trying out a new program called "Ashampoo Backup Pro 16" to do a complete (and later incremental) backup of the most important drives in my desktop PC (Win10 21H2, Ryzen 7 3700X, 24GB ...
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How can I do differential/incremental backups over a network on Linux when there isn't enough space for a duplicity cache?

I have a NAS running a Linux server distribution and I want to setup automated incremental/differential backups to another Linux server at a different location over the Internet. At first, I wanted to ...
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NAS - old CH3MNAS reset info

I recently found an old NAS I had, the model is Conceptronic CH3MNAS, I have a mac mini with macOs 11.5 so I can't install the Grab'n'go easy finder to enter the settings but I can enter using the web ...
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Not able to access application running on Synology in the same network

A few months ago I changed my internet service provider (moved from BT to Vodafone). Since then I am not able to access my Plex server (or any other server) that runs on my NAS. I am able to connect ...
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Upgrading Ethernet ports on Buffalo TS5800D

I recently picked up a Buffalo TS5800D NAS system from my workplace since they were decommissioning it and I was in the market for a NAS for my home network. I started watching some videos on YouTube ...
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Shucked WD Easystore works on PC but not on MyCLoud EX4100

I recently shucked a 14tb EasyStore from BestBuy and taped the third pin. This drive now shows up on my PC. When I plug it into a WD My Cloud EX4100, the LED indicator glows solid red. The drive shows ...
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Does it take longer to rebuild a RAID5 array with more drives?

I have a NAS configured in RAID 5 with three 2tb drives that I'm replacing with four 4tb drives. Given how long this operation is going to take, it's worth trying to figure out the optimal way to do ...
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Synology NAS VPN connection woes from iOS devices

I’m trying to set up VPN on my home Synology NAS DS918+ so that I can use it while I’m traveling. I set it up for L2TP/IPSec: As such: To get an IP address of my home (I don’t have a static IP) I’m ...
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Debian NAS server - how to achieve zero disk activity

I want to prolong the lifespan of my hard drives in my NAS server so I want them to be completely idle when nobody actively uses NAS services. However because of logging and RAID 1 sync I can hear my ...
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Western Digital MyCloud EX2 SLOW

My Western Digital MyCloud EX2 has become very slow. No recent changes to device or network. Logging in to web interface often times out and if it logs on it takes a minute or more to load the main ...
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Solution for repeatable/templatable external hard drive creation

I work for a small media company. We currently have a NAS that is filled with content, often times when clients request stuff they ask us to send them a drive instead of a download. Today we manually ...
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Boot failure after installing LSI 9201-16e

I have installed an IT mode LSI 9201-16e in my Dell R720 server to attach external disk shelves to it. The server already has an IT mode LSI 9211-8i card installed in it with 2 boot SSDs attached to ...
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