• 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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  • How to create one big continuous space using four SATA disks

    Hello everyone! I currently have a file server for home use. Would it be possible to use several disks in a way so that they can be visible in the network as one continuous space? Something like JBOD. These disks are SATA disks and NTFS formatted. Can I do it with symbolic links? Thank you for the...

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  • Read USB hard drive on NAS box from Windows 7

    I have to format a USB hard drive to EXT3 so I can use it with a Linksys NAS box. But I can't read the HD when it's unplugged from the NAS and plug it into my Windows 7 computer. Is there a way to read it? My computer accesses the NAS over a wireless connection. Thank you.

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  • How to set up Git on Synology NAS

    Roughly a couple of months ago, I got a Synology NAS for our programming purposes. I was trying to set up Git manually but have run into some issues. Can anyone point me in the right to do this? Thank you very much.

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  • Synchronize two applications that are processing a file on NAS

    We have two different applications that are written in C++ and are running on two different machines (with different operating systems). One's running on Linux, the other on Microsoft Windows. One of the applications updates an XML file on a NAS. The other application actually reads the file. Would...

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  • Connect VLC to DLNA server

    On my Mac, I have a VLC and I'm trying to connect it to a DLNA server on my LAN the actual server isn't appearing in VLC's UPnP auto-discovery. Would there be a way to point the VLC to the server so it can be discovered? Thanks!

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  • How to choose a NAS system

    I'm pretty new to network attached storage and our department is looking to implement NAS to host some of our DFS shares. Has anyone tried this before? If someone has, what's the best way to go about it? Thank you!

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  • Verify health of hard disks using Synology NAS

    I have my NAS (Synology DS413) and three hard disks. I need to check if everything is okay with the disks before I set up RAID / migrate all of my data. But here's the problem: I don't have any PCs, only notebooks. Is there a way to do this with NAS firmware? Also, what tests should I run too?

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  • Access Synology NAS drive using API

    I just purchased a Synology NAS drive and now I need to access it. I've already changed myds.com:5000 with mydomain.com:3456 and I did create a GET request. But it keeps timing out on me. What am I doing wrong? Please help me!

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  • How to copy files from one NAS drive to another

    We have two NAS drives that are connected through a router via Ethernet. We also have a wireless laptop and we request that our data needs to be copied from one NAS drive to the next one. Would anyone know if the network traffic goes directly from one drive to the next? Or through the laptop?...

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  • Turning a hard drive into a NAS

    I just purchased a 2 TB drive and I need it to be available on all of my computers in the house. Would there be a SATA enclosure that can turn a drive into a NAS? Thank you.

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  • Index files that are stored on a NAS in Windows 7

    Does anyone know of a way to index files that are stored on a NAS in Windows 7? We need our files to be available in Windows Search and libraries. Any help would be appreciated.

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  • Should we put local SQL Server files on NAS or SAN?

    We're preparing to install a new server on SQL Server 2008. Here's our question: What would you recommend - one server with RAID 10 or all the files on a NAS? Or should we just use iSCSI? The new server has about 4 GB of RAM and the database file has 2 GB. What's the best option for us?

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  • How to confirm if RAID drive went bad?

    We have a Synology DS213 that has two 600 GB drives on RAID 1. I think it was two nights ago, it reported that the second drive became degraded and we should replace it. But when we ran the SMART test, it said the drive was fine. Is there to actually confirm that the drive went bad?

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  • How to backup NAS on multiple machines

    Hello experts, We're trying to backup between 50-100 servers to a NAS box each night (It contains files and folders). We actually need the backup application to backup the NAS / perform incremental backups following the full backup. Also, it needs to store versions of each and every file. Is there...

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  • Why isn’t my Windows 8 Pro NAS being recognized?

    A few weeks ago, I updated from Windows 7 to Windows 8. It's been working great but I noticed that my Netgear ReadNAS Duo doesn't show up at all (besides the router control panel). Has anyone seen this before? If so, how can I fix it?

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  • How should we backup our storage server

    We're putting in a huge storage server that's going to be used as a live NAS for several different servers. The server will be on RAID for data security but we are still looking for a backup option (which will include off-site backup). But we're worried about how we will backup so much data...

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