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Application “losing” or unable to locate source file after idle for a while

For the past year, I have been experiencing a very annoying issue with most of my applications where the source file is no longer available. Background: I use software such Cellebrite PA and Magnet ...
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Auto-Transcode/Compress .mkv to .mp4 on Qnap TS-251+

I rip my DVDs with MakeMKV in order to be able to watch them on my TV, as I do not have a DVD-player that supports any output connector that fit into my TV as the TV is relatively new whereas the DVD-...
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Bridge interfaces on QNAP TS-453 NAS

I have a TS-453 NAS. I have one ethernet port on my main home network 10.0.1.* and the second on a private 10.0.2.* network from my IP cameras. I have DHCP on the camera network but in reality I don't ...
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Remove Drive from NAS, just for testing

I would like to remove a drive from a NAS that is part of a RAID. The aim is just to test it. Use case 1: e.g. QNAP Bought a new drive, I created a first RAID1, but I forgot to test. Now I want to do ...
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no internet connection on QNAP NAS - How to troubleshoot?

My power fell out a couple of times past week, and today I logged into my NAS to double check the file system for errors. My system was checked and fine but I have no more internet. NAS model: QNAP ...
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Stalled RAID 1 -> 6 migration?

I've replaced 2 disks in QNAP TS412 4-bay NAS. The existing 2 disks are RAID 1 and I am attempting to migrate from RAID 1 to RAID 6. Since I started the migration, the NAS has been churning heavily, ...
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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 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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How to select between two NICs for data transfers to a QNAP TVS 951X NAS?

I have two Ethernet adapters on my system. One is the inbuilt Intel 1218-V gigabit nic that came with the Asus Z97 Pro WiFi AC motherboard. I installed an Intel X550-T2 dual port PCIe 3.0 x4 NIC. Now, ...
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How can I determine my QNAP BIOS version without root account?

I would like to determine the BIOS version of a QNAP NAS, using console (SSH) without using a root account. That means I can't go through: dmidecode -s bios-version I have this solution for now: ...
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Cannot ping, or map to qnap, but can use existing maps normally

ICMP attempts (ping, tracert) fail as unreachable, nslookup returns expected results. I CAN still existing mapped drives from the same host. I'm not really even sure where to begin with something ...
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DD to local QNAP

ORIGINAL Q: Trying to backup a full drive via DD to a QNAP, but it's not as simple as a DD from regular drive to regular drive. How do I DD to a QNAP? The QNAP is local. UPDATE 1: Enabled SSH but ...
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QNAP LACP Trunk on Aruba not working on Outgoing Traffic

I have a 2530 Aruba Switch with 4 ports as LACP trunk connected to QNAP with 4 NICs configured as a 802.3ad dynamic trunk When 2 clients try to write or copy a file to the QNAP each one gets 100 MB/s ...
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QNAP - How to unmount/eject external drive as regular user?

I have a Qnap TS-453Be with QTS 4.3.6. I've tried to find a way to unmount/eject an external drive/memory card as a regular user, but cant find it anywhere. Nor can I find a way to give a regular user ...
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How to restore a failed external HDD from Time Machine?

My external HDD failed. I used a QNAP for TimeMachine but I cannot figure out how to restore the files from my HDD without mounting the old HDD. Basically, when I open TimeMachine, the HDD is not ...
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RAID 1 vs RAID 0 with Seagate Ironwolf

I am about to buy a NAS server from Synology or QNAP, it's supposed to be used for Plex Media Server. I'll buy some Seagate Ironwolf NAS HDD Drivers, but I am wondering if I have to setup like RAID ...
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OpenVPN L2 QNAP - How to create a VPN in the same subnet?

Setting up QNAP's OpenVPN server. With normal configuration VPN client get an IP from VPN pool, in the VPN subnet. I need clients to get an IP from LAN pool, in the LAN subnet. Any suggestions? Tks!
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PPTP VPN on Windows 10 terminates with Event ID 20226 and termination code 829

I have Windows 10 (OS build 17763) where I have created the PPTP VPN connection to the QNAP device following this article. Unfortunately, the connection cannot be established. In the App Event Log I ...
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Have a video collection on QNAP NAS and sometimes the files break.. Need advice

Hello Superuser community! I have a question which I hope will be quick to answer. I have a large video collection on a QNAP NAS and I find that sometimes the .mp4/.mkv video files will break and no ...
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QNAP is showing the Quick Configuration screen

I have a QNAP which was working find and all disks were healthy yesterday. I powered down the QNAP using the proper methods of logging in and choosing the shut down option. However, now I am trying ...
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Create automatic folder in NAS

In my qnap NAS, I want to create a folder automatically inside other folder on creation. For example, a user make the folder Antoine and automatically the qnap created _tmp inside the Antoine folder. ...
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DNS queries “DomainServer.dom.local.dev.null” by QNAP NAS

We encounter strange DNS queries intiated by a QNAP NAS: DomainServer.dom.local.dev.null DomainServer.dom.local (name is obfuscated here) is the valid name of the domain controller. But the NAS adds ...
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Windows 8/10 file backup to QNAP NAS with file history & enrypted remote backup

I have a QNAP TS-251+ NAS (connected via VPN + SMB if it matters) and would like to backup files from two machines to it (running Windows 8.1 and Windows 10), mostly user profile data (My Documents, ...
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rsync: listing only changed files/attributes

I am trying to achieve the following: In order to check whether I correctly rsynced all data from my old NAS to my new, I am executing: rsync --rltD -hvinu /path/to/old/NAS/ /path/to/new/NAS Now: -...
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RAID 5 Array: Probability of Failing to Rebuild Array

I have a Qnap ts463u-rp data storage array, which contains 4x4TB HDD. my question here is, is it safe to configure 3x4TB as RAID 5? because from what I understood, it's not recommend to configure ...
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SSH to a container from an external machine

Going slightly mad here. Trying to connect to my service from outside of my own network. The situation is this: ssh is running in a QNAP Docker container with ubuntu. the container is using port ...
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Is there a (qnap-compatible) FTPS to SFTP proxy / bridge?

From an FTP server on the internet, I'd like to download a folder structure in regular intervals onto my QNAP NAS, a TS-831X. Unfortunately, the NAS backup-tools only offer FTP(s) and the server on ...
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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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Where is the sudoers file on qnap?

I'm setting up a small QNAP for our department. I created an account for myself, and another one for the other admin - we don't want to use the main "admin" account unless necessary. I tried to switch ...
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copy files from NTFS via ext4 to NTFS including timestamp

How do I copy files from one NTFS drive to another NTFS drive via a Linux drive retaining all metadata (Timestamp etc.)? I am replacing one NTFS drive with another in a dual boot Linux Mint/Windows 7 ...
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How to configure sync folders in Qnap and NAS?

I have a NAS and Qnap as a manager, so I can't figure out how to change the way to sync folders between NAS and Qsync. I need to change the sync folders to sync in other locations Taking some other ...
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Viewing IP cameras over WAN with VPN enabled on router

I want to access my IP cams from WAN whilst OpenVPN client (PIA) is active on my router. The camera streams are fed by the NAS surveillance station, through the QNAP VMobile app for iPhone. My setup ...
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Recovering data from a dismantled raid 0

I have a QNAP ts-212 2 bay enclosure, until recently it housed two 3TB drives in a RAID 0. I have just swapped the drives to two 5TB drives in RAID 0, my backups appear to be missing a couple of ...
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QNAP Nas and Printer driver

I have a QNAP NAS TS-239 Pro II and a Kyocera FS-820 USB printer. When adding the printer to the NAS, it is recognized well and I can immediately see it in my List of Printers on Ubuntu Client. But ...
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How do I resolve a SSH admin user command for a bitbucket installation on the QNAP?

I’m attempting to install Atlassian’s BitBucket on my QNAP 453 with little success. I’ve downloaded the .bin file from Atlassian, paid for a subscription, and am now trying to install on my QNAP via ...
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How to Connect NAS to PC directly with LAN / Ethernet?

I want to connect QNAP TS-228 to my PC (Window 10) directly (not via network). I know that it is possible because in this video he does it but the NAS is WD My Cloud. I want to know to do it on a ...
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How to disable/delete photo wall at QNAP login screen?

I don't like having pictures displayed at the login screen of my QNAP NAS. In the manual I couldn't find how to disable/delete/hide these photo-wall at the logon screen: As a uBlock user a way to ...
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QNAP TS-419U+ Raid5 not rebuilding

I replaced the hard disk number 1 on a QNAP TS-419U + with RAID5. It is a hot-swapping replacement without turning off the machine. It was smart of the new HD is good, but it was not added to Raid 5. ...
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Remove broken EXT4 inode without debugfs

I have broken filesystem inside qnap. When I'm trying to fsck, it going into endless loop on one inode. Unfortunately qnap haven't debugfs command. Is this possible to remove (clear) inode via dd?
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Offsite back ups between office and home - home being the offsite location

I'm wondering if VPN is the best solution and if so, where do I start, bit of a network novice! Main office location: 4 PCs on a ring network, all windows 7. Connected to a BT hub thing, fixed IP ...
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QNAP 4 bay TS-451 creating volume in newly added drives

I just recently bought a four bay QNAP TS-451 which I set up with 2x6TB drives in RAID1. I moved my library and now I want to add 2x3TB drives also in RAID1 but in a new volume. Which are the steps ...
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Access QNap Web Dav via Map Network Drive

When trying to connect to my WebDav server I get "The mapped network drive could not be created because the following error has occurred: Mutual Authentication failed. The Server's password is out of ...
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Fastest way to transfer data to new QNAP disk?

I have (just) added a new disk to my QNAP NAS. What is the fastest way to transfer all data from QNAP disk 2 (2TB, 80% used) to the new QNAP disk (disk 5, 4TB)?
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Is there a good way to scan a drive for bad blocks in the background?

I just got a QNAP TS-251, an NAS that runs Linux plus the manufacturer's tools. One of the setup options is to run a bad block scan, but on a pair of 4 TB drives that might take a really long time to ...
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Why does Amazon Glacier WJPSGlacier vault Size show '--'?

I have set up my QNAP NAS to backup to Amazon Glacier which seems to work well. However when I login to AWS the vault I am backing up to it shows the vault is empty, size 0, inventory last updated not ...
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QNAP TS-253 pro does not reclaim space after deleting shared folder

I removed two shared folders from my QNAP (version 4.2) but the space occupied remains the same. I used privilige settings -> shared folders and removed the shared folders. Is there a way to reclaim ...
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Map drive issue

I need suggestion on sharing user files which is in QNAP-TS469U. Firmware 4.2 . I can ping this device both by name and ip. Also I can see AD users listed on QNAP when logged in to its interface. I ...
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OpenVPN on QNAP QTS 4.2 edited config resets after boot

I have a QNAP TS-253 Pro (QTS 4.2.0), on which a OpenVPN-server is configured and running fine. Since I want to use client-certificates to secure the VPN connections, the built-in configuration on the ...
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Is there still no solution for users to quickly search a NAS?

This vexes me greatly. I have read of the mdutil command, but my understanding is it must be entered each time you log on, which just isn't going to work in a multi-user environment. Furthermore, if ...
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QNAP TS-239 Pro Not Booting

My QNAP TS-239 Pro, and which I have had for more than two years seamlessly running, is no longer visible on the network; when I switch it off and on the power green button is not lit and the fan is ...