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  • How to do rest encryption with a SAN?

    Our organization needs to make sure that our rest encryption is done in one place. If there's shared storage, that seems to be the right place to do it for us, rather than a DAS. We need to cover the case of drives being recovered without keys / keys be required when the SAN boots. How should we go...

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  • Should we use SAN or NAS to consolidate data?

    I'm consolidating a bunch of data that needs to be made available on my LAN. Should we use a SAN or NAS for this? The data is between 100 - 200 TB. Thanks!

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  • How to convert GPT Disk to MBR Disk?

    How to convert a GPT disk to a MBR disk, without data loss?

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  • Backup a large storage server

    I'm implementing a large server that's going to be used as a live NAS for several other servers. The server will have about 4 - 20 TB of useable space. It will be on RAID 10 for performance concerns but we need a backup solution (including off-site backup). Is there a way to backup that much data?

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  • Is there a Dropbox functionality with FreeNAS?

    Throughout the nation, we have several FreeNAS boxes (there's a few terabytes of storage on each one) and we currently do manual rsyncs to keep them in line. But we need some sort of Dropbox service running on each. Has anyone ever tried this before? We need something like a total file system...

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  • Can we add a hard drive to a RAID?

    We recently decided on creating a NAS running freeNAS that's going to be using RAID 5. The RAID will have 2x2 TB drives and add more drives later. Does anyone know if this is possible? Thanks!

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  • Telnet / SSH to embedded Linux based NAS

    Hello guys, Would someone know if there's a way to telnet or SSH to LG N1A1DD1 NAS? It has a ton of features that we need but we're not sure if it's possible. If not, can we configure it via its web interface a script that can back up via its USB port. Thank you.

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  • Looking for a low-powered Linux based router or NAS

    We have to replace our Linksys router with a more powerful box but we need to keep a low power footprint. Here's what we need: Wi-Fi access point NAT routing NAS for USB hard disks Print server report We're thinking of getting a Netbook but we're not sure about the power consumption. What other...

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  • Is there a low-cost NAS for home use?

    At my house, we have a Pentium 4 based Ubuntu server that we need to replace with a Intel Atom-based machine for our network services. We're thinking of using a low-powered NAS over a GbE with 1 TB of space and RAID. Is there something like this? Should we rather get a full size ATX mobo and...

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  • How to upgrade disks on a Synology NAS

    We have a Synology with a 2x1 TB HDD installed as a single RAID 1 volume. But we're running out of space so we need to upgrade my NAS with 2x3 TB HDDs. Can we copy the data from the earlier 1 TB volume to the new configuration without using extra backup devices.

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  • What’s the second LAN port used for on a NAS?

    We have a NAS that has two different ethernet ports. One's connected to the router. We haven't connected the second one but we heard that if we connected it, it would double the speed of data to and from the NAS. We're using the USB port for backup. But what should we really use the second LAN port...

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  • Local cache for NAS server

    I'm about to start building a NAS server. Does anyone know if there's a way to cache frequently accessed files from our remote storage automatically on the local PC? I need something that would caches, writes and reads since one PC will be accessing the server. The server is going to be run on...

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  • NAS server that streams FLAC audio

    I've been searching for the past few months but I can't seem to find a NAS solution that streams FLAC audio via UPnP. The streaming needs to be limited to MP3. Does that exist? Any help is appreciated.

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  • Why does Windows 8 keep saying my NAS is about to fail?

    On my Windows 8 machine, we have a setup a backup to the network location on my NAS. It succeeded but the Windows 8 File Recovery section of the control panel, it says "The disk that your backup is saved on is about to fail." But we can't figure out why the NAS is about to fail. It says it's...

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  • Value too Long in Microsoft Access

    this is a hypethetical question.. Using MS Access you enter the last name of a student, and you recieve an error message stating that the value is too long for the field. What are your next steps?

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  • Connect Ubuntu desktop to NAS

    We have a Thecus NAS and I'm trying to connect my Ubuntu desktop to it. We're able to connect it with our Windows PCs on our LAN. We're also able to ping the NAS from the Ubuntu PC but we can't see the shared folders. The PCs are on the same home network / subnet using a Cisco home router. Am I...

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  • IPX/SPX vs TCP/IP

    What's the difference between IPX/SPX vs TCP/IP?

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  • Converting the XML data into SQL table and how to move values to a CLOB variable.

    Can anybody explain with an example for converting the XML data into SQL table and how to move values to a CLOB variable. Because I've looked at lot of sites but still not getting a proper solution.

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  • What is the best course for my SAP career?

    I am working as a center incharge for three years now. I want to change my career to SAP. What is the best course?

    shanmuk5 pointsBadges:
  • Burn .DMG file to DVD

    How to burn .dmg file to DVD and how to convert into ISO?

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