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Check badblocks on RAID-0

Without RAID-0, I usually check bad sectors using this command: fsck -yvckfC -E fragcheck /dev/sdX How to check bad sectors when the harddisk was using RAID-0? should I run it for each drive? ...
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ZFS RAID and LUKS encryption in Linux

I'm planning to setup a set of 3x 2TB 7200rpm drives as a LUKS-encrypted Z-RAID pool in Linux (for a NAS solution). My understanding of the problem at hand is that the only way to achieve this is to ...
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87 views

NFS: force file mode/mask on mount?

I have a QNAP NAS on my network that exports some NFS shares, which I'm mounting on a linux machine. One of the shares has data only (no executable files). However, when I mount the NFS share, all the ...
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712 views

ntpdate failing “Name or service not known”

I've got a NAS that is Linux-based (Linux version 2.6.32.11-svn70860) and it is not able to set its time using ntp. The previous SysAdmin is long gone so I have no idea whether this problem just ...
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64 views

Scalable NAS: on-premise and minimum of 6 TB [closed]

Shying away from the trending cloud storage and hosting a website on an on-premise 6TB storage, what would you recommend for a scalable NAS. Strictly, the storage solution requires on-premise and ...
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1answer
196 views

Linux: echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches takes hours to complete

I have a Thecus N8900 NAS, which is a Linux based file server, providing files via NFS to six clients. For some reason that Thecus support has yet to explain, it runs a script that checks ...
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35 views

Good way to get HDD in a large logical disk. *7 Discs of different sizes [closed]

Basically I would like to have one large logical disk. Data security is important, but not critially. Typically I would like something like 1st prize: Raid 5 2nd prize: Loosing all data on failed ...
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106 views

On the fly encryption of data ( not your average type) [closed]

I'm looking to build my first nas. And i intend to connect over the internet to it. Because i will have some work documents too on it i want to make it as secure as possible. I have no ...
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1answer
902 views

apt upgrade error on My Book Live [closed]

I have a WD My Book Live network drive (http://www.wdc.com/en/products/products.aspx?id=280) on my LAN. I can SSH on the network drive which seems to run Debian: >> cat /etc/issue Debian ...
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1answer
423 views

'No space left on device' on mounted NFS device

On NFS Server: Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on /dev/xvdf2 103212320 85090308 12879132 87% /export18 On Client Server: ...
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How do I measure NAS latency?

I have two Linux systems at work which have different NAS servers. Our developer tools run directly from them. The tools seem to run very slowly in one of the systems. (The tools read-write many files ...
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1answer
52 views

How long are rights preserved if the domain controller goes down

I have a network with one domain controller and 2 NAS-servers (running on a built-in Linux OS). Permissions to the files on the NAS servers are handled through AD rights. I want to bring the DC down ...
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216 views

Cannot get at data in my NAS

I've got a bit of an issue that I'm hoping you can help me with. I have an Iomega ix4 as my NAS. This runs Linux and each drive in the box has 2 partitions: one for the OS and RAID info, and the ...
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89 views

SCP and backing up data

I have a user on my Linux NAS box running barebones and I want to setup SCP but without Shell access and I ONLY want it to access one folder. Is this possible?
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214 views

What's the best protocol to use for a NAS server? [closed]

I'm thinking of setting up a new box as a dedicated file server and I was wondering if there was any sort of consensus on what the best file sharing protocol to use would be. I use SMB right now, but ...
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Using RAID1 vs. rsync pros and cons [closed]

I am building myself a Linux NAS/home server. I am considering either using sw RAID-1 (mdadm) to replicate data or alternatively just rsync them periodically. What are advantages/disadvantages of both ...
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438 views

Lightweight NAS distro [closed]

I'm looking for a free + lightweight NAS distro that could run nicely on a low spec Icybox (see http://www.raidsonic.de/en/products/nas-systems.php?we_objectID=6853) Storlink3516, Arm9 300 Mhz ...
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2answers
95 views

php can't see files in nas storage

i have nas storage attached in load balance servers that running cpanel - php - mysql ... etc when php tries to read (incloded file) such as : require_once "config.main.php"; it couldn't be loaded ...
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566 views

File replication program for Linux

For my disaster recovery plan I am looking for a free/open source file replication program which could copy all files including open/busy files to a remote server. Would appreciate any suggestions or ...
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1answer
525 views

Monitor Disk via SNMP polling

I'm using SNMP (polling not traps) to monitor a Snap Server with MIB-II (RFC 1213). Since there is no specialized MIB for this device I am stuck via standard MIB-II. My main goal is to poll the disks ...
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1answer
3k views

Free SAN Storage Software for Linux [closed]

I'm looking for a free solution to build virtual disk targets accessible over SAN (iSCSI). Primary requirement for me is data deduplication support. After much search on the internet i came across ...
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error when mounting nfs network-share in linux

I'm trying to mount a nfs network share in various OSs (ubuntu 10.10/10.10 server/11.10) but continually get the same error: mount.nfs: access denied by server while mounting 128.251.xxx.xxx:/Systems ...
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1answer
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Verifying 10gbe peer to peer settings

I attempted to get some help with this question a few days back: Peer to peer connection over SFP+ Passive 10Gbe cable It was however closed as a duplicate. Now I have setup the physical connections ...
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1answer
432 views

Peer to peer connection over SFP+ Passive 10Gbe cable [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: is it possible to direct connect a client and server with 10GBASE CX4 copper cables? I am attempting to create a peer-to-peer connection between two machines like the ...
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Virtual linux drive on a NAS - recommendations

I have a Linux server currently running under a Microsoft Virtual Machine. I have it set up so that the storage drive is set up as a secondary virtual disk. I need to move this machine to a new box ...
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1answer
497 views

FreeNAS vs Full Linux

I've been running a FreeNAS box for a few years now and have learned a little bit about the *nix architecture and command line in the process. I'm now running into the limitations of FreeNAS and ...
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1answer
159 views

What happens if I pull the plug of an iSCSI device?

If I pull the network connector of an iSCSI device, what happens? Will the "client" automatically connect again if I plug it in again? Is there a timeout? (in my case I'm talking about a QNAP NAS ...
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317 views

SAMBA IP address authentication?

I have a linux server running Samba to serve as a NAS. I would like only certain IP's to access certain files in the shares. Can this be done? Appreciate it.
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Samba - permission issue

I am trying to get samba to work properly... I have a "Movies" share (//server/Movies), I want only root account to be able to upload and delete. Guest can view "Movies" share without password/login ...
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477 views

Optimal setup for 2x 3ware 9500S-8 cards + 10 disks

I'm building out a Linux based NAS server. My hardware consists of two 3ware 9500S-8 RAID cards and 10 2TB drives. (5 per card) The 10 drives are going to be used purely for data (the OS is ...
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Very bad nfs / cifs performance

I mount a NAS under Ubuntu Linux 10.04. Unfortunately I get a very bad read/write performance, although I played around with various options (I have to admit that I do not really know what to do ...
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1answer
593 views

rpc.mountd segfaults when trying to mount an nfs share

I have a pair of QNAP TS859U-RP nas devices running Linux version 2.6.33.2. These boxes are based on Debian. They are experiencing the same failure. When I try to mount an nfs share there is a timeout ...
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1answer
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QNAP TS-419p Volume Full, now cannot delete files to free up space

I have a QNAP TS-419p. It is set up with 4x 1TB disks in RAID 6. There is only 10MB of space left on the volume. When I try to delete files from the server, I cannot. From the web interface, I get ...
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How to change library default dir for gcc or add another path?

Related topic is here Tried to link some files to /lib like this [/opt/lib] # ln -s libncurses.so.5.7 /lib/ [/opt/lib] # ln -s libncursesw.so.5.7 /lib/ Compiler still can't find any ncurses ...
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psybnc on nas: ncurses problem

Trying to get compile psybnc on NAS. ipkg is default package manager in here. I've installed ncurses already, it's in /opt/lib (libncurses.so) [\w] # ls /opt/lib | grep ncurses libncurses.so ...
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which Linux iSCSI target support SCSI 3 Persistant reservations?

looking for Linux iSCSI target software that support SCSI-3 persistent reservations? isci enterprise target tgt: scsi-target-utils open-iscsi
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Build NAS for Windows and Linux network

I have a spare PC and I would like to setup a NAS that is accessible from Windows and Linux. I would like to avoid using Windows as an OS and would like something like Ubuntu or FreeNAS. My only ...
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2answers
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How to interpret IOZone results?

Here are the resuts of running IOZone on an ext3 filesystem on an LVM volume residing on a SAN LUN (it was ran with 5 parallel processes). "Throughput report Y-axis is type of test X-axis is number ...
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106 views

running a command automatically everyday

I want a command to run automatically on my NAS control station which is linux based. nas_pool -size -a to run everyday at 12 AM . I have my Control station IP added to exchange server and getting ...
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where do i get .mdb and .pst file on my control station

I need help from you again, The customer has asked to locate for .mdb and .pst files .All this is required for the migration process.I 'm not involved while the migration is going on but I 've been ...
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Disk-Less Web Servers

I recently read about a company which setup all of their linux webservers to run without hard drives. This sounded really exciting to me because that would essentially mean that the biggest point of ...
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1answer
233 views

Dealing with file permission on NFS NAS with multiple servers

This may sound dumb but I am asking because I think there is an easy solution to this before I scratch my head too much. We have a SAN with a filer on top that provides NFS share for other servers. ...
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QNAP TS-419p as a VPN Gateway?

I am hoping one of you might be able to help. I want to make files stored on shared folders on a QNAP TS-409p available to users over a VPN link. How is the possible? Can someone explain what I need ...
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What is a good free Linux FTP backup solution? [closed]

I have the need for a backup solution that will let me run local incremental backups and then synchronize the backup with a remote folder over FTP. I have found several solutions that would allow me ...
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479 views

SMB extremely slow when rsync from NAS? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Speeding up rsync over smb I started to rsync a mount smb share to a local raid partition yesterday evening. After 12 hours it has copied like 30% of 400 GB... the ...
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95 views

Storing media files on a different server

I'm looking for a solution for a small/medium business. We have around 500 Gb of media files (jpg, tiff, psd, eps, fonts, indd, avi etc). They're now taking too much space on our file server and I ...
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1answer
471 views

Can I boot from a software RAID5 setup with linux?

I am planning the setup of a new NAS system, deciding if using Openfiler or something similar. I've been checking some RAID cards, and thinking about hardware failure or substitution, and I have the ...
2
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1answer
274 views

Hardware freeze during disk activity

I built myself a linux-based NAS. It has several drives of various sizes and ages in an LVM configuration, with 800GB or so of data. The data is served using a simple samba server. This was working ...
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1answer
2k views

Copying directories with subdirectories from QNAP NAS to Synology NAS

I have a QNAP TS-239 Pro NAS server, from which I need to copy a large number of files (>2 TB) to a Synology 409 NAS. I could do it with a Windows computer, but would prefer to do it directly from ...
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Can combine multiple NAS's in to one logical volume and mount that volume on multiple servers?

Sort of two issues but one objective, To share a combined NAS storage with multiple servers. The way I'm thinking about doing it is to combine (n) NAS(es) into one logical unit or drive then have my ...