A file server is a computer attached to a network that has the primary purpose of providing a location for shared disk access, i.e. shared storage of computer files (such as documents, sound files, photographs, movies, images, databases, etc.) that can be accessed by the workstations that are ...
I work strictly with Windows machines only (save for the one small aix unix box that was just replaced). In the past, in an attempt to self-educate in Linux, I have installed various versions of ...
Im looking to set up a simple fileserver: 5 - 7 clients - Mixed Windows, Linux, Mac OSX - connecting over wireless and wired Serving ~200GB content - Photos, MP3's, ISO's etc What OS would you ...
I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 server that is AD controller and file server. I have a problem that Windows XP clients experience terribly slow (less than 10Mbps, really less than ...
We have a setup with a few web servers being load-balanced. We want to have some sort of network shared storage that all of the web servers can access. It will be used as a place to store files ...
My choice would be RAID 6 for a file server since you can lose two drives and it does not matter which set of two can die. From what I understand with RAID 10 you can lose two drives but if they ...
How can I run an rsync backup/replication script in a user other than root while preserving permissions? This is a multi-user fileserver, where each user has a *nix account for permissions. Running ...
GOAL: Get a text file on my file server into my gmail inbox. The file server is running Ubuntu Server 8.04 I currently SSH into it from time to time and to check logs, SMART stats for hard drives, ...
I want to build some really reliable storage for my data, and it seems that ZFS is the only filesystem at the moment that does live checksumming. That rules out DroboPro, so I'm looking to building a ...
I have a Windows Server 2008 which I am using to store media files. I am accessing this server via a mapped drive from my Win 7. Both are x64. When trying to delete folders, rename, move I get the ...
Bit of a noobie and this will be the 1st server hardware I have purchased. We are a small design studio and I am about to buy our 1st server. I have successfully run Ubuntu on an old PC which has ...