• Dedicated servers for home made NAS server

    From what I understand, I know that there are dedicated servers for routing and telephony (among other things). Would anyone happen to know if there's something for home made NAS servers? I need to use some old hardware for storage of videos and pictures.

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  • Is there a Mac friendly NAS?

    We have a Buffalo Linkstation NAS device and it's not working as well as we hoped for. We're looking for a better Mac friendly NAS device. I have a Buffalo file and I'm having issues with special characters / name length. I need to move a file archive onto the NAS but I can't go through and rename...

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  • Plug Netgear ReadyNAS into a different machine

    Can I take my HDD out of my NAS (it's running on RAID) and plug it into another enclosure and have it work? It's a Netgear ReadyNAS. Would this be possible?

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  • How to use Lightroom with images on a NAS with Microsoft Windows and Mac

    I'm using Lightroom on a NAS and I understand that it can run on both a PC and laptop, as long as both aren't running at the same time. But does anyone know if I can run it on a shared set of images between a Windows PC and Mac? Will Lightroom prohibit this? I would appreciate any help available.

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  • Best way to backup terabytes of data

    I have roughly about 1 TB of data as of today with plenty more to go (I'll get to 2 TB in the near future). It's mainly encoded videos from my DVDs and I'm wondering what's the best way to go about backing all of it up. Would a NAS suffice?

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  • How can I build a NAS?

    My wife has a ton of photos so I'm trying to find a NAS solution. It would need some level of redundancy and allow me to easily find what I'm looking for. I also need to run a ZFS on my hard drives for additional redundancy. Would there be a NAS that allows me to run my operating system of my...

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  • Should I use ZFS and RAID-Z with a home made NAS?

    I currently work from my home and I have a NAS. I'm thinking of using ZFS and RAID-Z with it (seems like a good fit). Has anyone used either one before? If so, are there any disadvantages? Thanks.

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  • Recommendations for NAS on home server environment

    Does anyone know of a good NAS for a home-server environment? I would need around 4 disks and would need good throughput for file server / backup purposes. Also, RAID support would be a plus. I have millions of images / files that I need to store. Any advice would be helpful.

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  • Keep getting errors with subversion in NAS when using Microsoft Windows

    We have a NAS (Synology) that we can access through Microsoft Windows. It's been working great except for Subversion. We're able to create a respository on the NAS but when we try to create a folder, add a file, etc., it keeps giving us errors. Here's the error: can't remove...

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  • Why can’t FreeNAS mount NFS?

    My friend recently installed FreeNas and now he's trying to set up a NFS. He's already created a Volume with the Volume Manager. He's also created a dataset. Now he needs to set up a NFS for this dataset. So I went through the steps but when he tried to mount the NFS on Ubuntu with the below code,...

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  • NetApp NAS filer keeps failing

    One of our NetApp NAS filer that keeps failing from time to time. We're not sure if it's network related. We noticed that the System.IO.File.Copy(...) command fails unexpectedly sometimes but then works a minute later. Here's the exception we're getting: System.IO.IOException: The specified network...

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  • Moving files to a NAS box on a Windows PC

    I apologize if this is a stupid question but if I move several files around my NAS box, would the data go through my Microsoft Windows PC? What happens when I copy the files? I'm asking because I was always scared to do a cleanup on my NAS. I wasn't sure if the files take a long time to move.

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  • How to access local files on a LAN through Android application

    I'm trying to access files on my LAN through an Android application but I'm running into issues. I've already tried to access the file as a local file but that didn't work. Anyone have an idea on how to do this?

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  • How to transfer audio files from an iPhone to a NAS?

    Is there any way to transfer recorded audio files from an iPhone to a NAS? Anyone know how to do it? Thank you very much.

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  • Is NAS / SAN and HTTP server a good solution together?

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  • Error when pushing user repository to master repository on NAS

    We're currently having some trouble with Git. We have a master repository that's on our NAS drive. We have user repositories on Linux. The drive is mounted on the Linux server using CIFS (no need for HTTP or SSH when transferring files to remote repositories). But when he push the user repository...

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  • Not getting expected performance from NAS

    We have a brand new NAS and we're going to use it for fast, share access to our data on the network. It's a 2-disk system and can reach speeds of around 40MB/S. But as of today, we're only getting speed of around 8-10 MB/S. What could the issue be?

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  • Using NAS for a high end storage array

    I understand that many storage vendors (EMC, NetApp, etc.) provide storage equipment that does NAS, along with FCP and FCoE. Should we use the NAS functionality of these boxes? I know for us (SMB), a NAS is cheaper with lower management overhead for our file server. Is there an advantage to using...

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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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