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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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How to compare two file directories (local and networked) and delete local duplicates only [closed]

I have two old MacBooks and I'm trying to consolidate the different music libraries (one being mine and another being my wife's) onto my NAS. We have some similar tastes in music but also some ...
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Trying to access a router inside a WAN

I am running a clinic inside another office building. It is a very small clinic and we have our own LAN for just 2 people, but approx. 10 devices. The router is a NightHawk 10, where I have all ports ...
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RAID 1 on HDD or SSD

I would like to implement backup solution in my workstation - I do not take separate NAS server into consideration, one machine is the limit for me. My desktop is up almost 12h per day, and it can ...
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How to install Bash and Zsh on Asustor's NAS Linux?

With an Asustor NAS (such as AS7004t-i5), we can ssh into the Linux that is running in the box. But it is using sh. There is no bash, zsh, and apt-get or yum doesn't work. How do we install Bash ...
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Webdav root folder

I just discovered WebDAV and I am using it a lot, but there is something, probably absurd, that I can't get: How could I link to the root folder? for example, I have this URL: https://coolthings....
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Moving HDD between NAS enclosures of the same Brand

I have Dlink 320L and it doesn't seem to be loading any longer. Can I move them to another DLink NAS enclosure so that I can do a data transfer. Or is there another way to pull data from an NAS drive ...
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Synology NAS: Volume exceeded storage capacity limit

i have a synology NAS with a 32bit cpu and four 6TB hdd's (usable ~5.5TB). Those four disks are bound in a raid5 storagepool (diskgroup) of 16.0TB. This storagepool contains a single volume of 15.87TB ...
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Backup data to NAS and Cloud

I have a local workstation (Windows Server) and I want to backup 2 of its data drives nightly for a total of about 2.5TB. I also have a NAS (DS218+) connected to the network with 2 HDDs in RAID. I ...
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How can I connect to my NAS that has a static IP that uses the wrong gateway address?

I have a nas that for reasons I set up to use a static IP. One ISP switch later and now I can't access my NAS, because it uses the wrong default gateway address. I can therefore also not access the ...
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Thecus NAS USB Crypt Key - How to Backup?

Hej, I encrypted my Thecus n2350 RAID. I would like to backup the key from the usb Image. I plugged in the USB Stick to my Linux, fdisk -l show a /dev/mapper/luks-c1f80955-5030-4fa6-96ad-...
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What is the correct RoboCopy command for my intended sync job?

I've never used RoboCopy before and I'd like to make sure a particular operation goes smoothly. I've built an OpenMediaVault NAS and I previously copied all my relevant files to it from my Windows 10 ...
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Cannot write to MeeBox NAS via WiFi

Today I set up a LOOQS MeeBox 202 NAS server I'd never got round to using, with a Seagate Pipeline HD.2 1TB disk. (outdated collection of things I know) System A: Dell Latitude E5450 Laptop, Windows ...
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Token-auth-based network file access

We have some NAS devices currently exposed to employees via CIFS (active directory backend for user perms/groups). We are developing a Slurm cluster for processing access-restricted data. Up until now,...
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Will splitting my LAN with a lower end router bottleneck transfer speed between devices

I believe I know the answer but wanted to make sure as I'm not very knowledgable with networking. I have a gigabit router as my main router that's connected to a second lower end router (DGN2200v3 ...
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NAS - WD My Cloud Mirror Gen 2 vs WD My Cloud EX4

First of all thank you for your time. As the title says, I am currently using a WD My Cloud Mirror Gen 2 NAS, which as I read from the WD site it has a 1.3Ghz Dual Core processor, and 512MB DDR3, now ...
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Can a NAS Device be used as a Router?

Is it possible for a computer being used as a NAS to also simultaneously serve as a wireless router using a wifi-chip? Can the onboard physical storage on the NAS be available over the local network ...
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rsync - exclude files in directories with specific conditions

I am setting up an rsync based backup from our FreeNAS server to a QNAP server. The structure looks something like this: Sequence ├── SHOT01 │ ├── comp │ │ ├── work │ | │ └── images │ |...
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NAS Compression/Decompression

I'm interested in building a NAS to act as a file server for a small number of people (myself being the sole user the majority of the time). I'm thinking the server would run on linux and serve files ...
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I want to ssh to my NAS and connect to a docker instance running there, how can I do this?

Setup: Windows 10 WSL Working commands to open a shell on the NAS and then connect to docker instance ssh admin@192.168.253.53 -i ./qnap_001.pem [~] # docker exec -it ubuntu /bin/bash root@ubuntu:/# ...
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How does a cloud NAS manage to be accessed from the outside of a LAN through an app?

I have a cloud NAS within my home network and I can't figure out how it manages to be accessed from the outside through an app. How does the app always know at what address requests should be sent, ...
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Why is there an “8 bay” limit on Seagate Ironwolf and WD Red NAS drives [closed]

I just purchased a Synology DS918+ and have installed four 8TB Seagate Ironwolf drives. One reason I chose the DS918 was the potential for future expandability using the DX 517 which provides 5 ...
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Setup NAS-initiated backup from PC independently of PC software

Can I make a NAS (e.g. WD cloud mirror) access the files on my PC and backup them independently from my PC, so that it acts like an autonomous "backup server"? In the meaning that the NAS pulls data ...
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Separate different filetypes of movies to different folders on my NAS

Background: I have more than 500 movies on my NAS. My Family could watch those movies wherever they are. The main problem is my Synology DS215J NAS device can not play *.avi files, but can play mkv, ...
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Lacie d2 Network v2 – firmware reconstruction options

My neighbor brought a Lacie d2 Network v2 with failed hard drive (total loss). Unfortunately, the hard drive holds both firmware and data. Data were stored also elsewhere, so lets focus on the ...
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How to find what is reverting a file

I'm using Calibre to catalog books books on a Mac and then rsync to copy the library to a shared folder on a Synology NAS where a Docker container on the same NAS serves the library up via calibre-web....
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NAS configuration and Intel Celeron better than Pentium?

While choosing a NAS, I came across the Synology DS918+ and WD PR4100. Synology DS918+ uses Intel Celeron J3455, and WD PR4100 uses Intel Pentium N3710. Celeron is 1.5GHz burst to 2.3, while Pentium ...
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Why is Raid 10 better than Raid 01?

It would appear to me performance wise, they are the same, isn't it true? That is, if we write a 1GB file to Raid 10 or Raid 01, then we are letting each drive write 500MB of data, so it is increased ...
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Synology NAS Hibernation issues due to SMB broadcasts

I'm another user going around this merry-go round again. I purchased a Synology NAS DS718+, installed Plex and Docker (calibre-web-server), and have found the NAS is never sleeping. After looking at ...
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Why do people run virtual machines on an NAS? [closed]

I just heard that some people run VMs on their NAS... so does the VM run on the NAS's processor and how does it send the whole desktop's video to your Mac or PC that you are using? I read one article ...
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Give permission to acces /var/run/docker.sock on Synology NAS

I am trying to follow this guide to setup traefik properly on my DS918+. Everything seems to work normally but I can't actually launch it because Got permission denied while trying to connect to the ...
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Can I Mount an external hard drive as a network drive?

is there any way to make a Mac think my external hard drive is a network drive? Basically I need a USB/Thunderbolt Drive to be recognised as a network drive on my Mac since the program (Avid Media ...
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Should I put all four HDDs into NAS even if I do not need the their full capacity right now?

I have new four-bay NAS (Synology DS418play) and four new 4TB HDDs (WD40EFRX). Is it advisable to put all disks into NAS right away, even if I do not need the full storage capacity? Or should I put ...
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Can I read from a 2-disk RAID 1 array from a 2-bay external USB disk dock?

I have 2 disks which were the only disks in a Linux RAID 1 array. The RAID information is still readable via mdadm when mounted externally via USB using my 2-bay disk dock. Is there a way I can read ...
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Can I use a NAS for video editing?

I'm not sure if this is the right place for this question, but this meta post makes me think it's okay. If not, feel free to direct me to the right stack exchange forum and I'll delete this and be on ...
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ReadyNAS RN312 extremely slow on resync

Running a 2 TB RN312 OS 6.10.3 X-raid and it is taking forever to resync a new disk. See below root@nas-D5-DF-E6:~# cat /proc/mdstat Personalities : [raid0] [raid1] [raid10] [raid6] [raid5] [raid4] ...
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How to determine if whether a disk was part of RAID 5 or RAID 1?

I have two disk I'm clearing up but I forgot whether they were part of a RAID 5 array of 4 disks or a RAID 1 array of 2 disks. Is there any traces I can look at to determine? The RAID would have been ...
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How someone can reach my NAS on my local network?

I have a local network with no DMZ enabled and a Synology. For the past few days I keep receiving this king of e-mails from my NAS: The IP address [51.91.158.54] experienced 10 failed attempts ...
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Microsoft programs no internet when connected to VPN

I came across a somewhat strange problem from my point of view. The setup is as followed: There is a NAS which runs 1 program that need to be accessible from different locations. There is VPN ...
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Elixir Phoenix and Symlinks on Windows SMB Drive

So I have an interesting issue that I just can't figure out why I'm getting this and what to do. So basically I store all my development projects on my Synology NAS for local access between my ...
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Windows 10 WebDav issue freezes/crashes/stalls with files over 50 MB

Recently, my company bought a Synology DS1019+ NAS and I've moved my colleagues to it so they can work from home. I used WebDAV to map the shared folder (\naspath@SSL@5006\folder). I can upload files ...
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Server or NAS for on-site (maybe no internet) file sharing between computers? With another solution to backup

I'm running a 2-3 man game dev team (game programmer, me, artist and a composer). We're slowly reaching certain limitations on storing and sharing assets between team members and it's slowing us down....
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Can I use my Qnap-NAS as a proxy-server so that some (not all) devices on my local network can connect to a VPN?

I want to be able to access some geo-blocked content from my LG TV - mainly for my son to watch some children TV series from my home country. I have a LG TV with webOS - no VPN capabilities a VPN ...
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Rebuilding Raid0 or JBOD from NAS

I had 2 x 2TB HDDs in a Buffalo CloudStation Pro Duo NAS. Several years ago, I decided that I do not need this NAS anymore and wanted to put them in a disk enclosure to connect the disks via USB. In ...
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Windows backup - remove a folder from both new syncs and backup itself

I would ike to know if there's a way to remove a folder from both existing backups and new ones. I'm on Win 10 and I'm using the Windows 'file history' tool to backup my documents on the NAS. Windows ...
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How to properly mount an NFS share in Linux?

How to properly mount an NFS share in Linux? I have a Synology NAS which I use to share a shared folder on my local area network. I want to mount this folder on my Ubuntu desktop computer using NFS ...
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File Transfer to Synology DS414 Painfully slow

We have a Synology DS414 it has 4 x 4TB Drives in Raid 5 for a total capacity of 10.9Tb We used to have a single volume with an iSCSI LUN and mounted on to a server then mapped to everyone as mapped ...
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Does this home network configuration make sense?

I'm investing in a new Synology NAS and am taking the opportunity to improve my home network. The image depicts my proposed configuration. The network switch, NAS and ethernet cables would be new ...
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Rsync inflation and hard links

Super simple question here (hopefully). I'm using rsync to copy over/update a large (6TB) directory from one Synology NAS to another. I'm dealing with a size-inflation problem of the source ...
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Port forwarding and triggering and so called Relay connection for NAS devices

After reading some questions and answers about Port Forwarding and triggering I feel a question. My question scenario: It seems that my ISP has provided a private IP for internet service at home ...
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Two part post relating to VeraCrypt and FreeNas

This question is sort of a two parter: Firstly, if i have a VeraCrypt container located on my freeNAS server and i access encrypted data from the NAS using Veracrypt on a separate device, is the data ...

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