• Which database to use with NAS?

    My company has recently shifted to NAS and we are looking for a database option to implement.

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  • How reliable is FreeNAS?

    I'm thinking of getting a NAS and I'm wondering of getting FreeNAS. It seems like a pretty good product but does anyone know how reliable it is? A friend of mine told me about a scary story (involving data loss) so I need to know. Thank you in advance.

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  • Options for multi-terabyte NAS

    My wife and I have a ton of DVDs and CDs and I've been going through them (tagging, encoding, etc.). Now, my WD MyBook 1TB is filled and I have another 2 TB to complete the rest of my collection. I had another MyBook for video folders but it failed several weeks ago. So I'm thinking of either...

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  • How to use iTunes to access music and movies on a NAS

    I moved my music / movie collection to my Buffalo Linkstation NAS a few weeks ago. It's an entire iTunes folder so I'm able to access everything. But it's really slow. iTunes takes forever to load but the music plays fine. I believe this is because the iTunes's library XML file is accessed a lot in...

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  • How can I build a DIY NAS?

    I'm looking to build my own NAS (basically a DIY NAS) and I'm planning on doing it cheap, but not too cheap. One thing: I would invest in a RAID card setup but it's not a necessity. How should I start? Hardware / software? This is pretty much going to be used as a share hub at home, so 5-6...

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  • Issues with transmission on FreeNAS

    I'm having a ton of issues with the transmission installed on my FreeNAS. It's working fine but the issue is with the permissions of the downloaded files (they're owned by root and have mask). I already tried changing unmask in the settings but it didn't work. I just want all of our users to be...

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  • Implementing ActiveMQ with VMs using NAS

    We've been in the process of moving our .NET platform from MSMQ to ActiveMQ. We run roughly 30+ million messages through it daily to capacity is pretty important to us. Now, during this migration, we're going to use VMs with NAS storage for our application servers. What's the best way to implement...

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  • How to automatically wake NAS on access

    For the past few days, I've been trying to get my NAS server to wake up from an S3 sleep slate (particularly when the NAS is accessed by another user). We need to do it to increase the longevity of the server / limit its power usage. Is there a way to do this?

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  • PHP installation error: Missing MySQL extension

    Hi experts, I keep getting this error when I'm trying to install a PHP: "Your PHP installation appears to be missing the MySQL extension which is required by WordPress." I've been using my NAS with a telnet connection. Here's what I have: ;If you wish to have an extension loaded automatically, use...

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  • Cannot access file in NAS

    We have an EMC Isilon NAS and it's mounted like this: mount 10.20.30.11:/folder /content I understand that I can use the 1s command to find a file in a folder, like such: bash-3.00# ls -l /content/a/b/1.txt total 344131 rwxrwxrwx 1 1005 65533 140750 Feb 28 00:58 1.txt But now we can't access it...

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  • How to determine storage type remotely using Powershell

    I'm trying to collect the attached storage types of each server in our environment. We have several hundreds of W2K3/W2K8 servers. Is there a script to determine the attached storage of the servers? If there's a better way, can someone tell me?

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  • Sync folder pairs between NAS and other local Macs

    Hello everyone, I need help! I'm trying to sync folder pairs between my NAS and several local Macs. Each Mac could edit files / others Macs will be synced automatically. It's basically my own version of Dropbox. I looked at rsync but I don't think it's capable of doing a bi-directional sync. Anyone...

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  • How to set up a home server

    I need to set up a home server for several reasons: Backup for numerous local computers that will exceed 500 GB of data Serving up files on the LAN Running statistical simulations How can I make this work? Does anyone have any hardware / software suggestions? I'm willing to get a NAS / hard drives.

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  • What should I use for Time Machine backup: iSCSI or AFP?

    I'm currently setting up a home NAS device (Synology) that I'm planning to use for Time Machine backup. Is there a tradeoff between using iSCSI or ARP to mount a backup volume? I'm worried about file system consistency.

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  • Putting different sized hard drives in a NAS

    We're working on some research for different NAS devices (we're thinking of buying several). Is it possible to connect hard drives of different sizes on a NAS? Thanks so much.

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  • Cannot connect Qnap NAS to Windows 7

    We have a Qnap NAS, a Macbook Pro, a Windows XP machine and a Windows 7 machine. They are all connected to the same network. We've also enabled both AFP and SMB network services on our NAS. For some reason, we can't connect the NAS to our Windows 7 machine (everything else looks good). It looks...

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  • Finding IP address on NAS

    We have a Zyxel NASthat I'm trying to move all the data from onto an external drive (I need to replace the drives with new ones). But we ran into some issue with transferring the data and, after some reading, we reset the system. But after doing that, we can't find the IP address / access the web...

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  • Encrypted files on Synology NAS

    We have a Synology NAS. I'm able to encrypt folders though the web interface. My drive on the NAS is mounted through the interface too. But for security reasons, what would happen if the power is cut and the NAS boots again? Is my folder automatically mounted? Is the key in flash memory or on the...

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  • Should we build a NAS server with a single Gigabit NIC?

    My friend and I have been building our own home server that's going to be based off on Ubuntu with four different drives in RAID 10. It's going to be used for backup and NAS. But here's our big question: Should we build a NAS Server with a single Gigabit NIC? Thank you for your help.

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  • Mapping NAS on Windows 8

    I'm currently running Windows 8 so when I connect to the office network, I'm able to connect to all of the network shares except the ones on the NAS. But when I boot Windows 7, I'm able to connect. I've tried pinging the response but I'm not getting any response. When I tried to browse the network...

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