NAS stands for Network Attached Storage, a mechanism for providing file-level access to storage across a network.

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Seagate NAS Changing Folder Names On Its Own

At one of the sites that I manage, they have a NAS set up for file storage, Seagate brand, ~5 TB. Recently, multiple folders across the NAS have been renaming themselves, with seemingly no pattern or ...
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rsync -a and -L conflict?

I'm working on multiple servers and need to copy a large amount of data from one (production) to another (staging). The source server (production) has a NAS for shared files, that are accessed via ...
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memory fragmentation on nas

I have a qnap nas unit that I was trying to create an additional iscsi target on, and the creation process fails. Im not trying to do anything I haven't done on other identical units, but this one has ...
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VM Inaccessible

So I had to remotely shut down my servers last night as the air conditioner crapped out on us. I shut down the VMs and then the hosts. Fired up the 2 hosts today which auto start the VMs. Datastores ...
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Combining a Windows Server with a Cloud NAS

We currently run Windows Server 2012 on our company's server. This handles the local domain, user accounts and file sharing etc. The server is RAIDED, and separately to this I also run a daily backup ...
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ftp server not responding after log in

So my problem is that I have a FTP server running on my NAS behind a router. When trying to log in through the NAS 192.168.1.X address I can connect and list the files but when accessing from my ...
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Synology aut run glassfish/payara (as user)

I'd like to run a Glassfish / Payara JavaEE application server on my NAS as a service when booting the device etc. (I can't use the provided Tomcat AS, because i need Servlet3.1). Running asadmin ...
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NAS drive in a desktop system

I know that NAS drives are specifically designed for the constant usage. meaning a system that is on 100% of the time. Is it possible to install these drives in a desktop computer that needs a more ...
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Unable to SSH with shell into NAS: “error: openpty: Invalid argument”

I have a WD MyBook WorldEdition II (White Light) NAS here. This essentially is a ARM926EJ-S with two SATA drives attached. For quite some time, I was running Debian 6.0 Squeeze on it. Now I recently ...
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Server 2008 R2 - NAS for file storage

I currently have 2 Server 2008 R2's running in 2 separate locations. All files currently reside on these servers and are replicated between each other over VPN via DFSR and it has worked for us for a ...
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should I upgrade Freenas security ?

I have a freenas server for almost a year now and this is the 3th time within the month that I've received a security email with allot of failed ssh log in attempts that aren't from me or anyone I ...
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Tomcat7.exe vs Tomcat7w.exe and Windows NAS drive

I am still fighting with how to make Tomcat installed as a Windows service (Windows server 2012 or experimenting with Windows 8) see mounted NAS drive. I tried various approaches from http://...
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Firewall thinks ARP is being spoofed

My firewall log is filling with messages about a possible ARP spoofing attempt on my own LAN: 192.168.111.60 is a Synology RS815RP+ NAS on my LAN. 192.168.111.7 is a Lenovo EMC px4-300r NAS. Both ...
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Unable to disconnect iSCSI Target

I'm fairly new at this, please pardon my ignorance. I have a backup drive on a NAS that I need to disconnect from iSCSI in order to increase it's size. I've gone into Disk Management, made sure the ...
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How to find out why joining a NAS to AD running on Samba 4.4 / Debian fails?

I am currently trying to join a Seagat Black Armor 220 NAS to my Active Directory Domain (2008_R2) controlled by Samba 4.4 running on Debian Jessie. But this will fail all the time giving me the ...
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Synology - How to grant terminal access to a user without adding them to administrator group?

I am managing a Synology DS1813+ NAS server that holds data and files for a few dozen users. I was told by Synology support team that the only way to grant a user terminal access is by giving them ...
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ZyXEL NSA310S - most recent ownCloud version possible to run

I own a small home NAS/Server - Zyxel NSA310S. Unfortunately, in the official package repository, only the 5.0.8 version is available. Last year I managed to install the 7.x. version, using the method ...
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Slow shared NAS storage for VM cluster

I have a problem with a very slow virtual machines. I have two HP DL380 G6 servers in the cluster that are connected to the Synology NAS 2416+. Everything is connected via the HP 1620 Switch. On the ...
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Thecus N5200PRO NAS Server and Windows 10

I got an Thecus N5200PRO NAS Server which I'd like to use, but I've got strange authentification problems which I can't resolve. What I'm doing: Reset NAS to factory default Create a user Create a ...
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Is it possible to have a directly attached SHARED Storage (accessed at block level) other than SAN or NAS?

We need storage specifically for HPC Lustre failover setup, where it is must that two servers should share same block level storage to have failover configuration. With very limited knowledge on ...
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RAID 10 (2+2) and (4+4) - terminology or physical setup?

I understand what RAID10 (2+2) is (stripped mirror) whereby there are data are striped across 2 groups and each group have a pair of mirror devices (2 disks). This is how i have understand "2+2" For ...
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Is it possible to use a ftps server (NAS) to use as a virtual hard drive in VMware vSphere Hypervisor, if so, how? [closed]

The title explains most of it. Basically, let's say I have a NAS(I don't). I want to allow another computer to use it as storage for a virtual machine on VMware vSphere Hypervisor. The software on the ...
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LENOVO PX12-450R RAID configuration + general advice

I have a Lenovo PX12-450R NAS device with eight 3TB 7.2rpm drives. The device has a Quad-Core 2.5GHz Xeon CPU + 8GB DDR3 RAM. I have 4 gigabit NICS bonded. I am looking to use it to be a target for my ...
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Using Dell Omreport on Dell attached storage

Hi I have a Dell Powervault 1220 mounted to a PERC H800 (/dev/sda) I'm really confused on how to use dells monitoring software, srvadmin. According to this question, I should use omreport. However, ...
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Raid 5+1 considerations

I am charged with upgrading a persons private business network and was thinking of putting a bit of backup and centralisation. So for that i though of getting a small NAS with 4 drives and having 3 ...
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Sharing iSCSI from one NIC to another on same machine

I have a Windows 2008 system with 2 NICs. One NIC is connected directly to an NAS (NIC1), and the other NIC is connected to the general network (NIC2). I am trying to share a iSCSI connection from the ...
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Configuration of virtual directory for off-domain server in IIS 8.5

Setup: A web server (Windows 2012 R2, IIS 8.5) outside of domain (called MY_WEB_SERVER) A virtual directory pointing to a NAS server on a domain (called MY_NAS_SERVER) An application set on virtual ...
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Samba as a layer above custom storage

Does Samba allow to use some sort of custom storage? I would like to serve virtual files with my application and to use Samba for serving them to (Windows) clients. Is it possible? I know there are ...
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ISCSI intiator displaying the ISCSI target even after its removal on ISCSI target server

I am running a ISCSI target server on RHEL 6.7 and sharing the storage for the ISCSI initiator server which is running on RHEL 6.5. I configured the below code in the /etc/tgt/targets.conf file of ...
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Proxmox 4.1 and Dell MD3200i Storage Array

I try add Dell MD3200i Storage Array to Proxmox 4.1. In Proxmox GUI i configure iSCSI and LVM storages, and try create container on attached disk - process hangs on "Creating journal", but in log i ...
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Expanding JBOD with SAS extenders

My project is expanding 24-HDD ZFS box by adding 45-drive box with option to add another 45-drive box later (all are JBODs). Host box (24 HDDs) is Supermicro with single port expander backplane and ...
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remote location mounted with mount.fcifs doesn't show in FTP

I am using Centos 6.6 and I mounted a remote location by this command: mount.cifs -o user=adrian,pass=1234,uid=adrian_site,gid=psacln //server/path /local/path So I specified the user and group, in ...
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Rsync from Ubuntu server to mounted NAS - Input/output error (5)

I am trying to rsync some backup files from a ubuntu server into a mounted NAS. All works well except for a big 13GB gz file which shows this error: rsync: close failed on "/mnt/backupnas/chbsl018/....
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Using NAS Server as a Database Server, a good option?

Introdution: I have six dedicaded servers with localhost dababases, additional I have rented a NAS server (NFS HA Hybrid) mounted in each dedicaded server under /mnt directory, I want to use this as a ...
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Hyper-V Cluster on SAN + SSD Local Storage

I wanted to know if there are any methods that anyone has done with the following: All of my servers on the hyper-v cluster are stored on the SANS. I have a desire to have the speed of SSD on two of ...
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Freeradius Authentication Fails only from Wireless router and works with radtest

I have installed and configured freeradius 2. When I test my freeradius installation using radtest, everything works fine. Locally The test command I executed was this one: radtest mario thepass ...
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LACP, sever 2012R2, qnap NAS & FAULT negotation

I've setting up a Windows Server 2012 R2 with hyperV services. The VM's hard drives are in Qnap NAS model TS-453S PRO. Between the server and the NAS, there is a D-link switch model DGS-1210-10. I'...
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Changing content storage path for Azure pack websites

I'm wondering if it's possible to change the content storage location within Windows Azure pack websites. I want to change my existing cloud's storage from a standalone Windows file server to a Linux ...
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Mount a Synology hard drive in another Synology

I have a DS112 with a hard drive that started failing. The device cannot boot from the drive. I inserted it into my DS415+. The drive is recognized but has the status uninitialized. When I connect ...
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Synology disk mirror SHR or RAID 1

I created a mirrored volume on my Synology DS415+ created with two equal disks. The default mode was Synology Hybrid RAID (SHR) but I see that I could also could have chosen for 'regular' RAID 1. As ...
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Why is ReFS not appropriate for Work Folders

I'm looking to setup a NAS for a small team. Two main requirements are using it as an archive and a folder syncing. Because I want to make sure that the archive is not prone to bit rot, I've came to ...
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Can't mount or edit VHDX file, in use

OS is Windows Server 2012 I have a VHDX file that we've been using for backups since Windows won't play nice with our NAS. The first 6 backups worked flawlessly, and they show up in the Windows ...
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DAS or NAS for Microsoft NAV, File Sharing and AD

We are changing the infraestructure of the bussines, we are now 20 users, and I have a problem with the desing, and a question about DAS and NAS. Currently we have a server that is going to be a ...
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ReadyNas Duo v2 show SMART status

I have a ReadyNAS Duo with both disks running in an X-RAID configuration. The reallocated sector count value seems awfully high on one of the ReadyNas disks (see below). SMART Attribute Spin Up Time ...
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Static IP settings wrong? Why?

I have this issue when I try to copy files over my network (from PC to NAS). The first file seems to copy without a problem until it reaches 99%. It hangs for minutes and fails eventually. Let me ...
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Best RAID config for Data Backup NAS?

Currently looking in to a NAS backup solution which will primarily be used for storing images of a few employees laptops and also storing some internal data. Most likely going to go with the Synology ...
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Adding additional Storage domain NFS for ovirt 3.5

I wanted to add an additional storage domain for my ovirt setup, but my problem is that everytime I try to add the Data / NFS I get this error: 2015-09-23 16:07:46,752 ERROR [org.ovirt.engine.core....
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What would cause a single protocol to function at 1Gbps over a 10Gbps connection?

Our AFP server is now capping out at 1Gbps over our 10Gbps fiber connection. And only in the client<-server direction (client reading from it). This is a new occurrence. For years now the clients ...
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Synchronise a large quantity of small files over a slow connection

I have 4 NAS devices on a VPN with 164,000,000,000 files on these devices that I need to synchronize. The folder that I need to synchronize (as close to live as practical) contains 39,000 files and ...
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Webdav through HAProxy

I am trying to connect to a WebDAV server through HAProxy. The goal is to direct all traffic through one port, 5443. My HAProxy server is bound to port 5443 with SSL. I have tried connecting to ...