• 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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  • Internet Explorer vs. Firefox

    Hello, I'm the Assistant Editor on SearchWindowsSecurity.com. I'm looking to start a discussion about what browser people are using and why. Also, is anyone considering switching from IE to Firefox, or are your plans to stay with IE? Here's some food for thought... As of Feb. 2005, an estimated 35...

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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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  • Should I use FreeNAS or OpenFiler on a Mac OSX environment?

    I need a better way to store my photos on my Macbook Pro. I currently have 6 external drives that are connected via a USB2 (they're divided into pairs - one is the copy of the other synced manually with rsync). But that's slow. I'm thinking of building a NAS box so I can consolidate my photo...

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  • Which NAS option should we go for?

    My organization is looking to buy several NAS boxes. I know NetGear is pretty good but it's expensive. Dell has some good options too. What would be the best option for us? Anyone have an experience with NAS? If so, where should we go?

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  • Map network drive on Mac OS X

    I'm trying to map a drive in Mac OS X which directly points to my NAS. But I started to notice that I have to keep doing it after every single reboot. Is there a way I can just have the drive mapped at all times (like how it is with Microsoft Windows)? Is there an easy way to do this?

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  • Moving Git repository from one HDD to another

    We've been setting up Git on one of our HDDs but in the near future, all of our Git repositories will be on another HDD. Is it possible to move these local work Git repositories to the new HDDs by just dragging and dropping? We are currently working on a Mac OS X Lion and we're setting the repos...

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  • Sending command over SSH from an iPhone

    I have SSH installed on my NAS. My router is configured to forward the SSH port to the NAS. Is there a way to send command over SSH from an iPhone? Thank you for the help.

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  • Difference between NAS, SAN and DAS

    I apologize for the short question but what's the difference between a SAN, NAS and DAS? Is there really any difference?

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  • How to use a SQL Server 2008 database on a NAS

    We've been working on a project using Visual Studio. We need to create a local database file with our project directory so we can check into a SubVersion and have configuration management. But we keep getting an error when trying to create or attach a database on a network share. Just to clarify,...

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  • How to open and read files on NAS through VBScript

    On our network, we have thousands of CSV files that we need to aggregate. They're currently on a NAS device (SNAP server). We've been doing some work like this through VBA from Excel but here's our question. Should we treat the SNAP server like a drive/folder with VBA? Or should we just use...

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  • What should we use for a Linux based NAS: Samba or NFS?

    We're deciding on between using Samba or NFS for our Linux based NAS. Which one does everyone prefer? From a performance standpoint, is there a way to improve transfer speeds on one or the other?

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  • How to make multiple network connections on a Windows Server 2008 domain controller

    We have a Windows Server 2008 that's connected to an iSCSI on a OpenSolaris box. I'm looking to create a private network between two boxes that separate of my Windows domain. Is there a way to configure the additional network adapter on the Windows machine so it doesn't think the new subnet is part...

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