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Questions tagged [nas]

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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200 Euro - First custom build NAS - Buget diskless DIY NAS [on hold]

I've spend my last 2 week looking for a NAS. I've started looking at an used diskless Drobo NAS (4bay or 5bay) and I've endup with Synology and Qnap. I love the ease of use of a Drobo, I love how ...
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NAS vs Microsoft Server: what is the best solution? [solved] [on hold]

For my work I need to use different software that run only under windows. I am unsure whether i should go with a NAS and install this software on the NAS (eg. synology) or consider Microsoft Server ...
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Why is the max size for the boot USB drive 32GB for unRAID OS?

I am assuming this is related to the file system the drive is formatted with, but I can't seem to find this information anywhere. Also, why do they limit the installation of unRAID to only a USB and ...
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NAS frozen when Media Server enabled. Normal or not?

I have a Network Attached Storage (NAS), with 8TB of storage. Currently 4TB in use. It's a Lenovo, model IX4-300D. Having recently bought a smart TV, I became aware that I could use the TV to ...
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Im looking to set up a workstation set up for twelve users would this work? [closed]

I've been takes with setting up a low powered workstation for twelve users within a room. Its on a very tight budget and i'm not overly sure on where to start. My initial thinking was to by some ...
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NAS IP is outside DHCP Range - now cannot access it

I have a NAS-DS216j and it is not showing up on my DHCP list. As a result, I don't know what it's IP address is and cannot connect to it in a browser, or the Synology Web Assistant (http://find....
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Need to know which RAID type is better for my new NAS

Got my WD my cloud NAS and need to set up the new RAID set up, which one is better and you guys recommend, RAID 0, or RAID 1? Need to make sure I won't lost my data again. Thanks
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WD cloud - does not empty trash

I have WDcloud 2EX, which slowly got empty. I've come across a directory, 123 GB in size- .Trash-1000 Why is that ? is it safe to delete it manually ? MacBook-Pro:movies@wdcloud guy$ cd .Trash-1000/ ...
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Music metadata missing after mklink

I have successfully linked my NAS music folder to my Windows Music Library but there is a problem with the metadata within the symbolic linked folder. I did this with MKLINK In the original folder on ...
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Fastest Way to Move Large Files on NAS

Trying to reorganize my media on my NAS (ReadyNAS), and using windows explorer is extremely slow. I've tried using the command: move "\\NAS\Documents\somepicfolder" "\\NAS\My Pics\somepicfolder" but ...
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Connecting ethernet cable to TP-W8901G breaks 192.168.1.1 web page

I'm experiencing a strange problem and would really appreciate some help from you. I recently moved into a new apartment that has a very outdated internet setup: 20 MBit connection with a TP-Link TP-...
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Home NAS RAM questions

Just trying to build a Home NAS system with the Ryzen 3 2200G CPU and ASROCK AB350 Gaming-ITX/ac board. Since I'm going to use ZFS, I guess the ECC memory is a must-have. As I'm quite new to building ...
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Instal and setup IKEv2/IPsec on WD PR4100

I have a WD PR4100 NAS and would like to set up a IKEv2/IPsec VPN tunnel. Currently, I am using OpenVPN as it is installed. I believe the system is BusyBox based. Any suggestions on how to install ...
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Directly link two machines while both are connected to a switch

Let's say I have two machines, both with dual (10Gbit) nics. One is my unraid server that acts as a NAS, among other things, the second is my desktop. Both boxes are connected to a Gbit switch. I can ...
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RAID disk capacity upgrade

I currently have a WD My Cloud Mirror NAS which is set up with 2 4TB drives configured to RAID 1 and i have just over 1TB of free space so i am stating to think i may need to do a upgrade sometime in ...
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Slow transfer speed between NAS drives within internal network

So I have WD MyBook 1TB & 2TB network drives connected with CAT6 cables to a Netgear WNDR3700 gigabit router. I can only get between 1-8 Mbps transfer rate when moving files between them. Is this ...
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Accessing NAS-Server through Powerline Adapter

I have the following setup in my flat with 2 TP-Link powerline adapters. Room A ) Adapter 1 (Laptop, empty) Room B ) Adapter 2 (Cable to Modem Rooter, NAS Server) If I connect to modem router over ...
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Access synced NAS folders from OneDrive account remotely

I have two computers: My home PC, which is a desktop, with all my files stored in a NAS. My laptop which I use on my business travels. Both have Windows 10 installed. I have successfully created ...
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MS Access Backend hosting

I currently have an MS Access database, split into frontend and backend. The backend is hosted on a Windows 10 pro PC with network sharing. The frontend is distributed to users running a mix of ...
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Setup home network with multiple SSL devices on one IP

Is it possible in some way to use multiple SSL devices (Raspberry PI and Synology) behind a router with only one incoming IP? My wish is to use it with subdomains. I can point both subdomains to the ...
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VLC player takes very long to play files from a smb NAS file server

I noticed that the VLC player takes about 10 to 20 seconds to start playing next mp3 and mp4 files from my smb NAS server (FRITZ!Box). Since these files play almost instantly with other players like ...
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Rebooting windows 10 with a mapped network drive open and restore folders gives pointless error and closes those windows

I have a mapped network drive on a NAS. I have set windows to "restore previous folder windows at logon" Every time I reboot my PC, all file explorer windows that are opened to a mapped network drive ...
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A common OneDrive access with ability to manage access permissions in Office 365

In our company we store all documents on a NAS drive. There is an established folder structure, where different user groups have different access levels to different folders with documents. ...
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Cluster storage server RAID configuration and specifications (Sanity check)

We are planning to buy a cluster for scientific computations, currently, we are in the process of putting together the specifications. We are not really sure, what should be the specifications of the ...
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Access the Symbolic link connected mount device on server by smb(windows)

I have Nas server which has symbolic link to mount device connected by SATA. Like this /data/myNas/myfile.avi -> /mnt/externalDisk/myfile.avi (the file is on Nas) /mnt/externalDisk/myfile.avi (...
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Can Zeroconfig names be used to specify a nfs server address

The powers that be have decided that machines that can access sites beyond the firewall must use DHCP. I have a (Netgear ReadyNAS) NAS server that is on the same subnet as a cluster and I would like ...
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What level of drive protection is adequate when using online backup services?

I have a home NAS with two 3TB drives. I currently have them in a mirror raid but think I might need more space for some future backups of the family's old pictures and DV+VHS tapes. I also use an ...
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NAS does not reconnect to network after router reboot

My Synology NAS does not reconnect to the network when the router reboots or when Internet goes down and then comes back. I am connected over ethernet and the network light is on but I cannot ping the ...
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Directly connecting two NAS boxes

I have two NAS units: a Synology and a QNAP. They are both connected to my router via a switch, but since both have spare Ethernet sockets, I guessed that they could also be connected directly, ...
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Rsync detect move without --delete-after function possible?

Iam woking on a bash script witch rsysc's between two NAS devices Onsite and Offsite. The goal is to have a backup off the onsite NAS on the offsite NAS. We working on the onsite map with quite big ...
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Raspberry Pi + Camera + FFMPEG Youtube -> How to add 2nd Output RTSP

I am successfully streaming from my Raspi to Youtube using this command line found on GitHub: raspivid -o - -t 0 -vf -hf -fps 30 -b 6000000 | ffmpeg -re -ar 44100 -ac 2 -acodec pcm_s16le -f s16le -ac ...
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Are there any performance issues when extracting ZIP/RAR archives from and to the same shared network folder?

Short: Say for example I have a huge RAR file located in a shared folder on the network. If i right-click -> extract that rar file (on same shared folder) will that be terribly slower compared to ...
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Can I (and should I) keep Windows on a now-spare SATA drive? [closed]

Not sure how to best proceed with a spare drive I have. Here's the situation: I'm running Windows 10 Pro on a mid range Dell laptop. I recently replaced my spinning 2.5" SATA drive by cloning to a new ...
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How to make Synology chat app auto connect at startup?

I run synology chat app at startup with auto connection checked on every home computer for my family and every time (on any computer with every user) it says "operation failed". I guessed the problem ...
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Copying files from NAS to NAS

I want to move files from one NAS (Seagate BlackArmor NAS 220) to another NAS (QNAP TS-221) and I found out that the best way without overload on my Windows 10 laptop (files move then from NAS1 via ...
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After mapping a unit Windows on Linux, several commands don't work

Several days ago I added several NAS servers to the fstab file on my Ubunty 16.4 LTS Server. After intall correctly those units, I try to run df and ls commands and suddenly the SO doesn't respond ...
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How to move iTunes library from external drive to NAS without loosing playcounts etc

My Itunes library is on an external drive (L:\itl) while actual music files are on a different folder of the same drive (L:\music). I tried to copy the ITL and music folder on my NAS (Mapped as ...
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What happens in a raid (5) when one drive or more gets a bad sector?

A very simple question that I couldn't find a clear simple answer on anywhere online! I have a RAID 5 in a NAS box of 4 physical hard drives and two of them are now reporting a few bad sectors. I ...
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Upload\Download speeds NAS

Any ideas why when you download ANYTHING from ANYWHERE on the Internet, most of the time you can download at your max DOWNLOAD speeds (because YOU are the CLIENT and where you're downloading from is ...
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How to correctly setup ipv6 bridge for Docker containers on Synology

I have ipv6 set up on my Asus router (I think it's from Hurricane Electric tunnel broker), and it works from my Synology NAS - I can ping/curl ipv6 address from it. But with docker apps, default ...
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Different NAS speed on different Windows

I have a WD My Cloud NAS. File download speed from NAS via SMB is like 20 MB/s on Windows XP and 40 MB/s on Windows 7 on the same PC. Why? Windows 7 Copy speed: 45-53 MB/s NAS cpu load (smbd, from ...
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How to encrypt my NAS in a convenient manner?

I am currently setting up my NAS, which is running Ubuntu server, one SSD for the OS and a RAID 5 HDD array. I'd like the RAID array to be encrypted in a manner that still allows it to be accessible ...
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NAS share access on Windows 10 getting error “A specified logon session does not exist. It may already have been terminated ”

I am trying to access a share on a WD Ex2 Ultra from a Windows 10 machine. On our site we authenticate through Azure using PINs. On my machine when I try to access a share on the NAS which has been ...
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What does “180TB per year workload” mean on the WD Red 12TB

I'm asking because badblocks will write the full capacity of the disk 4 and read it 4 times. Would that mean a hit of 96TB on my HD workload or a hit of 48TB? I read that HD workload ratings started ...
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QNap download station does not upload

I am using Download Station on my QNap NAS TS 253-B. I have been downloading a number of torrents. But the Download Station does not seem to be seeding/uploading. This is going to destroy my ratio at ...
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Can't mount network drive across subnets

I seem to be having an issue when it comes to mapping a network drive to Windows' Explorer. I am trying to map my NAS which is located in 'Router1', and my computer which is in 'Router2', but every ...
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Search windows folders for any subfolders with a filename only 3 characters long

I've been reading some previously asked questions which seemed to relate to mine, but they didn't solve my specific problem. At the company I work for, we mostly use three character file names for ...
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Network adapter resets when connecting to SMB shares under Windows 10

I have two NAS Systems: one Netgear Ready NAS and one QNAP Nas. Since both are linux/unix based the protocol to connect under windows is smb. When I copy files from and to these devices the network ...
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How to install & maintain a DIY NAS without monitor and keyboard?

I have a Drobo 5N for file server use. It has been great because it is very small and doesn't need a keyboard or monitor for me to use it. I can install/reset/manage the device fully from another ...
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Qnap rsync to WD My Cloud EX2 Ultra

Trying to do multiple timed backups within a local network to another NAS (don't need to use WAN). Anyone have any experience/instructions to help with this? QNAP --> WD My Cloud EX2 Ultra