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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Disadvantages of internal SSD as external storage

Hello everybody out there using SSDs,Although there are some manufacturers offering external SSDs, they have the disadvantage that they can't later be used in a NAS, for example.My idea would be to ...
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Is it possible to add HDD with existing content to Synology DiskStation without loosing data?

I have an existing HDD (ext4) that already has some data and a Synology DiskStation device (DS218play), which has no disks at the moment. I would like to add this HDD to the NAS device, but need for ...
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WD My Cloud EX2 not staying connected

I have a WD EX2 My Cloud NAS that I bought in 2015. I've never been able to get it to stay mounted on any of my machines. On my Windows 10 Pro system, I can mount it as a network drive just fine but ...
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How to Access a NAS outside your home network

I'm not sure if this is the correct place to ask this question but here goes.I recently purchased a Synology NAS DS918+ and have a few beginner questions to ask. I have 2 people that would like to ...
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Disappointing NFS performance on Debian home server

I have recently installed Debian Stretch 9.3 on a new PC that I'd like to use as home server/ NAS. The CPU is an Intel J4205 with 8GB memory and a 2TB WD Red hard disk.I'd like to export some shares ...
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SSL on synology behind router

I am trying to enable ssl on my synology. The problem is, synology is behind the router and can access publicly using port forward.Let say my public ip is 94.94.94.94I access my synology publicly ...
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Accessing NAS and media storage over wifi repeater/extender

I'm considering of buying some wifi range extender or repeater in order to extend range of my wifi.But I have a concern about accessing media storage and file server from the router. I've external ...
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FreeNAS queries (Memory, CPU suggestion, Redundancy)

I am planning to deploy a NAS with FreeNAS soon.The specs will be (provisional):Core i3 8100Gigabyte Z370M D3HCorsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 16GB (8Gx2) or 32GB (16x2)Corsair VS450 450Watts120GB M2 ...
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Access network share from home computer connected with a VPN

I am trying to setup my home computer as a backup workstation I can use at home (I have cleared off all the legal questions with the management).At work I have 5 network shares mounted. 4 on an ...
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Can you quickly swap drives in NAS?

I want to use NAS as PC HDD socket in old times. Can I just remove drive in NAS (after shutting it down) without any problems (if RAID is enabled and off). Model is Zyxel NAS 540.
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Can I Use a Mains to USB charger cable to power a SATA cable?

I want to connect a 500GB hard drive to my Network storage via the USB on the back of my router... However, I only have one USB on my router and I have a USB to SATA cable which needs two, due to the ...
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What does Virtual Disk Service error code “80070037@02000014” mean?

One of my customers has a Windows Server 2016 and uses wbadmin to do some bare metal recovery backup to some Synology NAS using SMB. This worked in the past, where "past" is some unspecified weeks/...
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FreeNAS jail FAMP migration to a new FreeNAS

I have FreeNAS release 9 running with FAMP stack under jail[root@Server2] /mnt/SRV2_4TB/jails# lltotal 36drwxr-xr-x 7 root wheel 7 Nov 20 2016 http://superuser.com/drwxr-xr-x 6 root wheel 6 Nov 14 2016 ....
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Adding Synology DS211j to DNS without accessing the router

I was just handed a DS211j NAS by my boss told she had used it before at home and she had a DNS-entry to access it via the browser. She could do this from multiple computers and suddenly it stopped ...
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Mount encrypted Synology folder on non-Synology platform

I sold my Synology NAS box on eBay while keeping the HDDs. I completely forgot that I had encrypted some of my "Shared Folders". Now I desperately need to mount these @Test@ folders using anything ...
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PLEX unRAID, how to setup?

I'm trying to setup PLEX on my unRAID server I just built, I have not used PLEX or unRAID before, I am following these instructions have also watch various videos, but at the end of step 3 when I ...
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Windows 7 installer incorrect SHA-1 after copying .iso file

I have a Windows 7 Installer (x64, ultimate, SP1, u) on my NAS. I checked its SHA-1, and it was correct (starting with 36ae60de). I copied this .iso file to my pendrive (SanDisk Extreme with very high ...
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QNAP TS-831x QTS v4.3.3 Login screen images

I have deleted the default images from my ts-831x and I still see the default images after opening photo station and insuring the folder I wanted to use is the only media folder checked for 'show'....
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NAS Rebuild - Raid 5, 6 or 10 w/12TB Drives in QNAP TS-869L

Since I am not using this for business, are there any clear reasons to go with Raid10 over Raid5/6 with these extremely [large 12TB Drives][1]. My workload is Read Intensive (comparatively) so I ...
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express vpn on synology running plex

Does anyone here have experience with Express VPN running Synology NAS server?I have a problem with connecting from outside to my Plex server, when I run VPN tunnel on my NAS server. Vpn tunnel ...
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Can my NAS work behind the captive portal of my student dorm?

i live in a student dorm and the network have a captive portal that asks for credentials. I have a iomega ix200 and i don't know how to access it even in the same private network without being linked ...
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Two servers don't see each other, but both are ok with the others network client

I'm trying to synchronize my 2nd synology server (DS1817+) with my main unit (DS3617xs). I will use rsync job thru standard Synology packages.But I have a network (I guess) problem :Assume that I ...
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Safely replacing two failing disks in a RAID 6

In a Synology DS1812+ with eight 4TB disks set up in a RAID 6, two of the disks report they are failing: Both have almost 2000 reallocated sectors according to SMART, with one having ~400 pending ...
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Use WD MyCloud connected to Synology Diskstation?

I had a 2tb WD MyCloud for a few years and recently upgraded to a Synology Diskstation with 4x4tb drives. I have migrated the data from my MyCloud to the DiskStation but seems silly to just let the ...
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Can I access storage management on a Netapp NAJ 1001 to find an open file?

We currently have an excel file locked for editing by 'another user.' No one in the organization is using it but maybe it has been accessed and is hung. It is stored on a share on our Netapp device ...
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OS X TimeMachine on a NAS

I have a QNAP NAS with 80TB and set it up as TimeMachine server for all 100 or so Macs. However we have hit some issues:we cannot really automate the TimeMachine configuration - I'd like to create a ...
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Using Qsync with CloudLink service since I cannot open ports in my router

I have no way to open ports on my router as its a shared office environment. I'm able to access my nas via CloudLink, but how do I get my Qsync to work with it? I can't find any docs in order to get ...
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Windows File Share Not Accessible From Only One Specific Machine On Network

I have a WD 'My Cloud' NAS device on my home network. It is configured to share files at '\\Nas\'. I also have several other devices on my networkDesktop PC (RobsPc)Laptop PC (RobsLaptop)...
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Windows 10 shared drives only being detected by certain machines

The problem:I'm attempting to create a file server in my room. I have a desktop running Windows 10 with three hard drives: the internal C drive, another internal drive, and a portable USB drive. ...
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Western Digital disk not showing up in Synology NAS 1815+

I have a Synology NAS 1815+ with 2 Seagate 8Tb drives running in it, the system is configured in Synology Hybrid RAID (SHR), each drive is a separate volume, there's no disk group.I've been trying to ...
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How to configure sync folders in Qnap and NAS?

I have a NAS and Qnap as a manager, so I can't figure out how to change the way to sync folders between NAS and Qsync.I need to change the sync folders to sync in other locationsTaking some other ...
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Stop Windows 7 from flooding the LAN with SMB queries

I have an annoying problem with a NAS from Western Digital (MyBook Live Duo 6 TB) that is hooked up via a switch to my LAN. There are four Windows 7 machines in the network, one of them connected ...
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Synology DSM 6.1.3 Where are the MariaDB 5 files located

I'm having the following problem:My Synology DS216SE doesn't want to install phpBB after I updated MariaDB from version 5 to 10.The problem here is that strangly phpBB seems to find my MariaDB 5 ...
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Backup operation creates insane amount of new files for no apparent reason

First question I post here. I understand it is better to be more detailed than not, I hope it is not too much. I am helping an organization migrate and divide their data into two separate networks (...
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Why is my NAS intercepting external requests?

I've trying to host a webpage on my local computer. I've got a NAS on my LAN at 192.168.0.8, and my PC is on 192.168.0.2. My router is set up to direct all external requests to 192.168.0.2. However, ...
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How is a NAS different from a SAN?

I've been doing research into NAS and SAN for a situation at work, and I am struggling to workout the difference between the two on a corporate level.Is a NAS basically just a small SAN? Or are SANs ...
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Mac Book Air 2013, Synology DS216, WD 3TB HDD's

After a failed NAS and data recovery, I've got a new 3TB HDD that contains about 1TB of recovered data; it's not encrypted. I bought a new Synology DS216 and 2x 3TB HDD's to have a RAID back-up. ...
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Does ECC RAM help in a home-use NAS?

Do i need to use ECC RAM if i'm only going to use a 100TB Server for video file storing, organizing and copying files on and off of it ? The build will be Asrock X370 Taichi + Ryzen 3 + Windows 10 ...
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Multipurpose home server/NAS memory requirements

I'm building a NAS for my home & home office network. The NAS has 4TB of data on it (ZFS RAID1) and 8 gigs of ECC memory. The CPU is an E3-1230 v3. I'll be running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on the ...
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What is the best way to configure my home network?

My home network is probably a simple setup for most, but for me has proven to be rather difficult to configure correctly.My internet connection is via WiFi and the router/modem for the cable based ...
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showmount -e nfs_server_hostname does not show all the available mounts for a client, but why?

NFS_Server is a DataDomainClient is RHEL 7.3I run a below command to show available NFS shared for my client system from NFS_server, however, I do not see all the share available to mount.# ...
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Raid 5 Degraded after Reboot

I have a RAID 5 with three Hard drives on my system. I'm using Open Media Vault 3.0.59 with Debian 8.9A couple of days ago, after rebooting, I got a message that my RAID was degrading. So I checked ...
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Rack setup for home

I am thinking of changing my current setup at home (which is: I have a Virgin router connected to Asus RT-AC88U. Then all my devices connect to Asus router). I want to add a network rack with a ...
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Recover data of NAS damaged HDDs (SHR & Brtf format)

Do you know any program or tool in MacOSX or Ubuntu to grant acces and recover some data of both HHDs in Raid 1 in my Synology Disk Station. I've tried with Paragon exfat for Mac and I can see main ...
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Synology NAS disk crashed flag

Trying to understand and find where and how the "crashed" status of a disk is stored/calculated. I've had a little poke around in ssh with some common commands people use (mdadm, mount, fdisk. I know ...
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Can iTunes on Mac, sync Music from Network Drives (NAS)?

I'm trying to buy a NAS adapter (RAVPower Filehub Plus), and found that this device can be added as a network folder/drive on a Mac.So, I'm thinking of using this network folder to sync music on ...
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What's the best way to run a very large storage array (100TB) on older hardware?

I have a number of high-capacity hard drives lying around as well as an old computer from around 2010 which has only 4GB of RAM.Is it possible to use this limited hardware to run a very large ...
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Multiple routers with own internet connection and a shared NAS - How?

I've spent too much time thinking about this, I just might need someone to guide me in the right direction.I'm living in an apartement block where every flat has it's own internet connection, ...
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“Please upgrade your cloud station server package”

When trying to set up Synology Cloud Station backup I get the error message Please upgrade your cloud station server packageThis does not seem to be coherent as all of my packages are up to date:...
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cannot reach NAS since client's internet connection is very slow

I'm trying to reach my NAS (Synology DS211+) from a client what uses an slow ADSL connection. It runs Win 10. My NAS sits at home behind a simple Zyxtel router (NBG6616) what I got from my fiber obtic ...

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