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  • Regaining access to Techtarget daily updates

    My TechTarget daily abstracting services suddenly stopped on Oct 2 - and, despite my sending email after email to the 'official' sources of information at TechTarget, I have received no reply from anyone and have no idea what has gone wrong. Does anyone know what might have happenened and, more...

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  • Magento block and reference, problem with showing block in Magento phtml

    Hi, I am stuck with following issue. I want show product_viewed block (recently viewed products - magento block) at specific position on my front page (templates/page/mylayout.phtml). Look at code snippets of page.xml, catalog.xml and mylayout.phtml Header and footer and other magento blocks are...

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  • What’s a good backup solution for home programmers?

    Our startup company is starting to hire programmers who will work from home (and can't lose any of their work). What's a good / secure method or software for backup? We're looking for a free solution but we are willing to spend on it too. Thanks!

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  • How to change the default folder in Synology NAS

    We have a Synology NAS and when I log with root putty through SSH, I always go enter in the folder/root. Is there a way to change that? Is there a way to enter by default in /volume1? Thank you very much.

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  • Converting IPDS to AFPDS and getting overlapping characters

    We need to replace an IPDS printer but would like to skip the IPDS requirement (co$t). I have read up on converting IPDS to AFPDS printing and testing my conversion. We have about half a dozen documents that print barcodes (otherwise we could use SCS protocol). I have a couple of documents that are...

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  • Stress test a NAS system for a database

    I'm trying to stress test a NAS system for my database. I'm looking to see how much abuse the system can take and how it will affect the database performance. Here's what we have planned so far: Copying very large amounts of Data onto and off of the device (at the same time). Using the SQLIOSim...

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  • Deploy Meteor.js on Synology NAS

    Would it be possible to deploy a Meteor.js app to a Synology NAS and actually run it from there? What's the process to do that? Thanks!

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  • Connect CM15 Pro interface with Synology NAS

    I recently automated my home with the x10 protocol / use the CM15 Pro interface on my computer to program my switches. I'm now trying to connect it with my Synology NAS and then run commands with PHP on the NAS to the interface. Are there programs to do this? Possibly a command-line tool?

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  • How to use auto fill in Microsoft Word

    How do you auto fill the current date in Microsoft Word?

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  • Error when installing package on Synology NAS

    I'm using a Python on my Synology NAS. Whenever I try to install a package, it keeps giving me this error: invalid Python installation: unable to open /volume1/@appstore/py3k/usr/local/include/python3.4m/pyconfig.h (No such file or directory) So when I search the disk for pyconfig.h, it finds...

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  • How to simulate small disk I/O

    Over the past month, we've been evaluating storage for a virtualization environment (Xen actually). It would be an active-free cluster used for testing. I need a tool that would simulate a ton of small disk I/Os. Pretty much the same way a virtual machine would read/write an image file. It would be...

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  • Best way to give secure access to NAS drive

    I have about 100 movies and music on a NAS drive and I'm looking to give access to my kids from Windows 8. I thought I would add the relevant NAS folders as new library locations for the music / videos. But I don't want them to delete any files from the NAS drive. How can I give them access to the...

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  • Setting up rsync command on ReadyNAS

    I've been setting up rsync backups on my ReadyNAS and I keep getting this error message: ERROR: The remote path must start with a module name not a / It also gives me this: Job: 015 Protocol: rsync Source: 192.168.140.25::/home/jason Destination: [gob]/ And it's starting to make more sense because...

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  • Will a 5 TB NAS be compatible with Windows 7?

    I'm currently trying to setup a storage device (short term that is). I recently found a huge 5 TB NAS drive which would fill my storage requirements. But I also saw Windows XP has a hard drive limit. Can my Win 7 machine see the 5 TB NAS and read/write the drive too?

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  • What’s a good backup strategy for a NAS?

    I have a NAS that I share files with and it's used as a backup solution. About a week ago, my Netbook got infected with ransomware. All my files on the Netbook (and the majority of them on the NAS) were destroyed. But my PC didn't get attacked and since I usually do manual backups, I didn't lose...

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  • Should we use Windows Home Server?

    When was the last time someone ran Windows Home Server? My friend and I are currently building a NAS box and we're trying to see if the features are good enough to warrant purchasing rather than other open source options. Thank you!

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  • Error when copying image from Dropbox to NAS

    I keep getting this error line when I'm trying to copy an image from my Dropbox to an external NAS. Here's what I'm getting: Are you sure you want to copy this file without its properties? The file myphoto.jpg has properties that can't be copied to the new location. This is only happening to...

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  • How to setup a Synology NAS with Windows Server 2012

    I've been setting up a Synology DS412 NAS on a Windows 2012 Server for my backups and storage. Is it possible to make the NAS viewable on my network? I've been trying for about a week but haven't gotten anywhere. I tried mapping but that didn't work. Any idea?

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  • Should we connect a Windows Home Server NAS to Drobo

    We're using Windows Home Server for our backup and shared file storage. Our requirement is roughly 2 TB with about 0.5 TB added each year. Should we fill our WHS box with as many 2 TB disks as possible or should we connect a Drobo to it? What' the best option for us?

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  • Charging commercial customers for use of call center support

    Wondering if there is any information about charging commercial customers for use of call center support. What Industries do it? What percentage do/don't charge? When they charge, do they charge by the call or by the minute? Is there any benchmarking information available for what different...

    MikeScar5 pointsBadges:

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