Network-attached storage (NAS) is file-level computer data storage connected to a computer network providing data access to heterogeneous clients.

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How to correctly setup ipv6 bridge for Docker containers on Synology

I have ipv6 set up on my Asus router (I think it's from Hurricane Electric tunnel broker), and it works from my Synology NAS - I can ping/curl ipv6 address from it. But with docker apps, default ...
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Different NAS speed on different Windows

I have a WD My Cloud NAS. File download speed from NAS via SMB is like 20 MB/s on Windows XP and 40 MB/s on Windows 7 on the same PC. Why? I tried iperf/jperf, speed measured on Windows XP is ...
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How to encrypt my NAS in a convenient manner?

I am currently setting up my NAS, which is running Ubuntu server, one SSD for the OS and a RAID 5 HDD array. I'd like the RAID array to be encrypted in a manner that still allows it to be accessible ...
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NAS share access on Windows 10 getting error “A specified logon session does not exist. It may already have been terminated ”

I am trying to access a share on a WD Ex2 Ultra from a Windows 10 machine.On our site we authenticate through Azure using PINs. On my machine when I try to access a share on the NAS which has been ...
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What does “180TB per year workload” mean on the WD Red 12TB

I'm asking because badblocks will write the full capacity of the disk 4 and read it 4 times. Would that mean a hit of 96TB on my HD workload or a hit of 48TB?I read that HD workload ratings started ...
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QNap download station does not upload

I am using Download Station on my QNap NAS TS 253-B. I have been downloading a number of torrents. But the Download Station does not seem to be seeding/uploading. This is going to destroy my ratio at ...
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Can't mount network drive across subnets

I seem to be having an issue when it comes to mapping a network drive to Windows' Explorer. I am trying to map my NAS which is located in 'Router1', and my computer which is in 'Router2', but every ...
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Search windows folders for any subfolders with a filename only 3 characters long

I've been reading some previously asked questions which seemed to relate to mine, but they didn't solve my specific problem. At the company I work for, we mostly use three character file names for ...
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Network adapter resets when connecting to SMB shares under Windows 10

I have two NAS Systems: one Netgear Ready NAS and one QNAP Nas. Since both are linux/unix based the protocol to connect under windows is smb.When I copy files from and to these devices the network ...
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How to install & maintain a DIY NAS without monitor and keyboard?

I have a Drobo 5N for file server use. It has been great because it is very small and doesn't need a keyboard or monitor for me to use it. I can install/reset/manage the device fully from another ...
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Qnap rsync to WD My Cloud EX2 Ultra

Trying to do multiple timed backups within a local network to another NAS (don't need to use WAN). Anyone have any experience/instructions to help with this?QNAP --> WD My Cloud EX2 Ultra
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How to restore ownership/permissions for a folder on a networked drive

We have multiple systems (running from Windows Vista to 10) and keep all of our data on a NAS drive. One subfolder has lost all permissions & ownership. Have tried takeown, but appear to not ...
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Accessing local network media storage while using wireless connection for internet

I would like to use my wifi adapter to access the internet and my LAN (wired) connection to access my network media storage. These are on two seperate networks. I have a hard drive hooked up to a ...
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Improve video encoding quality with Synology DS Photo

I've got a Synology NAS box with DS PHOTO where you can upload 1080p videos from your phone or DSLR etc. The result is slow playback but also very bad quality video which I assume is due to using very ...
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Unable to write to mounted nfs directory

I don't really know what I'm doing here, so I apologize for any lack of clarity or precision.I have a Fedora 27 workstation and server. The server is configured to share a folder called /home/nfs on ...
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How to stop Windows mapped network drive randomly spinning up my NAS

Is there a way to stop windows from automatically reconnecting to my NAS, causing it to spin up, when I'm not actually accessing it?In particular I really dislike hearing it spin up the enclosed ...
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Decentralized, aggregated, selectively synced storage solution

Originally, I just wanted to synchronize some selected files of my 1TB OneDrive to my Notebook SSD and all my files to my external HDD. Cloud storage programs (dropbox, gdrive, onedrive, resilio, ...
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Network Location Not Showing

So I'm trying to setup my WD My Cloud NAS device on my sister's laptop and new desktop but the actual device isn't showing in the right part of the Windows' network window.In the above image is what ...
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Replacing failed disk with Dlink DNS-320 NAS

I have a NAS (Dlink DNS-320) and one of my 2 RAID1 disks failed (showing amber color). I bought a new HDD (same mark Seagate, same size 2T). After replacing the failed disk, no more amber led and ...
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Connecting a WD MyCloud EX2 to a mac mini

If I had a mac mini, is there a way to plug a WD MyCloud EX2 NAS directly into that box where I could still access the NAS from other machines on my network?I want the NAS to be seen as an external ...
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RAID 5 NAS TS-870 PRO

I have a nas ts-870 with 8bay, but after a force shudown, the nas not started in web login, but respond icmp.i logged whit ssh to him but, not started in webpage, i think the raid 5 is damaged. can't ...
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User have no permission on NAS Folder even folder was being created by that user

I'm getting really headache problem about user permission on NAS Device. I have a small program that write files and create folders on a NAS Folder. This program runs on a server in domain environment ...
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Can't access WD EX2 Ultra NAS file shares using SMB v3 from Windows 10

We have a several windows 10 machines in our office. When the max SMB protocol version is set to 3.0 some of the machines are unable to access the file shares so have had to set it 1.0 so all our ...
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Windows 10 cannot access WD EX2 Ultra Share, probably caused by windows update

In our office we have a handful of windows 10 PCs. Out of the box some of the PCs could access the shares on NAS and some couldn’t. I managed to get access working on the ones that couldn’t access it ...
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Why does Synology spin up HDDs when last device in workgroup shut down?

I have several devices (PC, Laptop, Rasperry Pi, Printer etc) in my windows workgroup. They all access my Synology as central data storage. My Synology spin down the HDDs after not using them. ...
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Suddently I can't access shared drive - DNS?

I have a Synology NAS.In my DSN server, I have two entries pointing to the same IP of my Synology NAS (10.0.1.1)...MySynologyNasMyFileServerSuddently during the day, I can't accesss "...
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Synology 4-drive NAS - how to deal with a grayed out “manage” button?

In the HDD/SSD tab I see Disk 4 (the newly-purchased/inserted disk) as "not initialized, normal" but I don't see it listed anywhere under the Volume tab... This tab just takes me the status is "...
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bIssue mounting NAS dd image

I backed up my NAS HDD by using dd and now I am trying to mount the image in order to verify it. Using kpartx, I get following error:# kpartx -av 2018-02-23_dlink_nas.img add map loop0p1 (253:0): 0 ...
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How to manage large HDD storage, integrity of data,

I'm currently running personal NAS storage.I'm not professional in computers andI'm just using copy-paste to do backup. (no raid or something like that)I have 8TB * 8 seagate archive drive.4 ...
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Win 10 Copying a file from a Synology DS416play to local is randomly creating folders of the file names being copied

This seems pretty fishy, the behavior just started when I copy a group of files from my NAS which is a Synology DS416play. In this case the files are a DPX format image sequence. Let's say I copy ...
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Cache specific network storage directories locally

I need a solution that would allow me to pick certain directories on network storage (NAS) to be cached locally on my SSD. How I imagine that would work is similar to Google Drive Filestream, I could ...
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What backup methods should I use in a two-stage backup plan? (PC to NAS to cloud)

I'm in the process of configuring what I hope will be a sensible, redundant backup solution for my home. I have a dual boot laptop (Ubuntu and Windows) and a home NAS. The idea is to set up backup ...
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VPN Server from my NAS vs VPN server from a dedicated computer on my home network?

I have read that using your router as your VPN server wasn't a good idea. Things would slow because your router would be responsible for encrypting and decrypting the data from all your devices. And ...
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Backing up using ARQ, to my local NAS

I’m trying to get better about doing back ups – doing the 3-2-1 rule, for example. I’m setting up Arq to backup to an AWS S3 Glacier bucket and I suppose I should redundantly backup to my own NAS ...
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Nvidia Shield TV - mount distant server

I would like to know if it is possible to mount a distant server (Synology DS216+) to an Nvidia Shield TV 2017, using the Nvidia Shield interface. I have already done it to mount local volumes, but ...
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How to use Let's Encrypt certificates in local services without exposing them to the Internet?

I have a NAS running some services like Plex, NZBGet, Sonarr, Radarr etc. They all accept X.509 certificates and HTTPS. I also have DDNS configured on my NAS, so I have a public domain name (let's say ...
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Is there any way to feed Blu-Rays from a computer/NAS to a remote player?

I would like to serve Blu-Rays from a computer or NAS ("network attached storage") system to multiple televisions in the house. I can have a Blu-Ray player at each TV/monitor/speaker. I just need to ...
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Cannot resolve local name on DNS server

I have a domain www.example.com that is hosted externally, with a subdomain data.example.com that is pointing to a local NAS—a Synology DS1815+—(192.168.10.8) that is sitting behind a router (192.168....
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Canot mount FreeNas 8 mirror in freenas 11

Have a freenas 8 with 2 disks on raid(Mirror) of 1Tb each and only 1Gb Ram. I didn't notice that it only have 1Gb ram and update to Freenas 10 because i need install OpenVPN. When the system boot up ...
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Share data from PC to TV - no lan port (usb only)

I have moved into the new unit and there is a TV with 2HDMI ports and 1USB only.I used to stream movies from my server (Ubuntu) to my old PC via miniDLNA but since this new one is a crappy one and ...
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Expanding Storage on Synology 2- Bay with no redundancy

My 2-bay Synology DS216J was initially set-up with a sole 4TB drive. The configuration had to be SHR, not only because of this one disc configuration, but also because I had no intention to use the ...
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safely delete files in AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Network

In the folder located at C:\Users\$username$\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Network Shortcuts there seem to be files cached from our synology NAS taking up more than 60GB (that's very much on a 100 ...
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Why does my NAS disk with 100Mbps NIC transfer at 30-40 MB/s?

I have a "Western Digital My Book World Edition II (white light)" bought in 2009 with two WD Green 1TB drives in RAID0 in my home network.I recently turned it on after "several years of offlineness" (...
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Which configuration to use for small server running under Proxmox? [closed]

I'm here to ask your suggestions for the following setup and really looking forward for some cases from real experience.I'm planning to launch small server in my company for the following needs:...
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Changes in /usr/bin and /usr/sbin reverted after reboot

I'm not really good with Linux and I don't understand why my custom scripts are gone when I reboot my machine. I added my scripts into /usr/bin and /usr/sbin folders. After reboot these folders look ...
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How to analyze an unknown Linux(?) machine from scratch?

I am in charge of an office, and want to fix the existing NAS. I have access via SSH and the admin pw. The thing is storing all the office data, so I do not want to change anything on the data side. I ...
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Check that files exist on remote server with different directory structure or organization

I have made a NAS project to replace an aging shared external disk drive, and before decomissioning the old shared disk drive, I'd like to verify that I have copied all important data to the new NAS. ...
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Can a loud HDD damage my other drive in a NAS? [closed]

I am populating a 2-bay QNAP NAS on a budget, so I put a 2012' WD Green HDD in one slot, and I think of putting my 2008' WD Caviar SE next to it, but since the latter one is a really loud drive (27 dB ...
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Seedbox attached to nas, gigabit speed halved

I have gigabit internet, and I've confirmed I can saturate that successfully on my seedbox and main desktop via torrents when downloading directly to the local hard drives. I have an R710 running ...
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Arch Linux reset envs

I have a Seagate GoFlex Home NAS (SoC: Marvell Kirkwood) (hipserv2) running the stock firmware.What I wanted to type via SSH:fw_setenv --helpWhat I accidentally typed:fw_setenv helpIt won't ...

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