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

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TP-LINK TL-SG1005D Unmanaged switch not providing gigabit speeds [migrated]

Let me start by saying that I'm a networking newbie. I understand the basic processes but not the intricacies of multiple routing devices on a network. My setup is essentially this: ...
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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 ...
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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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Is it Ok to spin down Nas4free system disk?

I decided to install Nas4free to an old 15GB HDD rather than to USB flash drive, but the HDD is noisy and draws some power unnecessarily, so I planned to spin it down after system is loaded. When ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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php open_basedir not working as expected on synology nas

I'm trying to install gitlist on my synology NAS (DSM 5.2). I downloaded and configured gitlist in config.ini and pointed it to my repositories folder (/var/services/homes/git/repo). But when I try ...
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rsync incremental file list taking forever

I'm copying from one NAS to another. (Netgear ReadyNAS -> QNAP) i tried Pulling the files by running rsync on the QNAP, and that took forever, so I'm currently trying to push them from the Netgear. ...
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Problems with Microsoft DFS replica and failover scenarios

I created a shared folders (\sharedDir) on two Nas N1 and N2 replicated using Microsoft DFS technology. I defined a network alias (aliasTest.dom) pointing at the address of Nas N1 When browsing ...
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Folder /etc/rc.d was removed from Synology NAS [closed]

I was installing the Syncrify package when I created a file to place it in the /etc/rc.d directory, guiding by the following tutorial: http://web.synametrics.com/syncrifyfreenas.htm But, when I tried ...
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Large file synchronisation

I have a big directory that takes about 600GB with tens of thousands files. I need to synchronize it with my Qnap NAS. I tries BitTorrent Sync, but speed is very slow and it will take about a month ...
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Problems with Booting “red hat”. disk volumes issue

I recently installed the Red Hat 6 OS on HP proliant server. This server has 8 1TB drives. I created two volumes RAID 5 each having four hard drives (and 2.7TB). On one of the volumes, I installed ...
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QNAP TS-419 QTS 4.1.2 Using OpenVPN to Connect as a VPN Client

I'm following up on a similar user request: QNAP TS-419p as a VPN Gateway? I have a QNAP TS-419 II, with Firmware 4.1.2. I have a VPN service provider than uses OpenVPN to connect to their VPN ...
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adding extra ip address with different port number

I am connected to a NAS system that it is set to static IP address 192.168.2.41 and the ports 80 and 443 of its static ip are reserved for the NAS configuration webpage. So if I insert ...
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Synology swap hard drive size

I have a Synology DS212, with 2 1TB drives. I'd like to purchase two 5TB drives (a lot cheaper now), right now I am only using 700GB on a RAID 0. Whats the best way to copy the data over to the new ...
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Best RAID level for NAS [closed]

I just bought my first computer that I'm going to run as a NAS with OpenMediaVault as OS. I bought two HDD (WD red 5400 rpm) with the capacity of 3TB each (and one 120GB SSD that I'm going to run the ...
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Real-time Filesystem Replication between 2 NAS and ubuntu 12.04.3

I have two 16TB NAS setup and are mounted on one server. What is the best way to implement real-time file replication of write to 1 NAS to the second NAS. I can mount the 2 NAS in one server but I'm ...
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NAS recommendation for Xenserver [closed]

I know this is a newbie question, but believe me please, I have done extensive research on the web and got some conflicting and old answers (2010-2013). I want to know what people do nowadays (in ...
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OmniOS with napp-it got hacked: why and how to prevent in future? [duplicate]

We run the latest version of OmniOS on a virtual machine. On top of that, we installled the NAS management software napp-it. A month ago the IT department told us that the machine got hacked (DDoS ...
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Providing shared file level storage from a SAN

I'd like to get some advice on a system I'm setting up. I'm not quite sure which way to proceed. The goal is just some basic user storage space (Clients are Linux, Windows, and mac) that is baked by ...
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HD crashed in Synology DS411+ (RAID5)

Today I got notified by email as one HD (out of 4 identical 2TB HDs) in my Synology NAS was "disconnected". I don't have any physical access to the NAS at the moment, but tomorrow someone will replace ...
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Fax Service From Windows Server 2008 Needs To Write To NAS (Net Drive)

I want to allow the fax service from Windows Server 2008 to write incoming faxes to a remote NAS box via \\nas-name\folder\path or \\192.168.10.100\folder\path which fails due of access rights for the ...
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Slow FTP download speeds on Synology DiskStation

We just got a Synology DS2415+ NAS which is connected to internet via a FIOS 300/300mbps connection. I am testing download speeds from a remote location with a 200mbps download connection. When ...
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NAS suitable for this situation? [closed]

I work from home and am considering getting a NAS. Would using a NAS be suitable for my situation: I alternate working from a desktop and laptop, both of which run Linux I use PostgreSQL a lot along ...
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Optimize Linux file system for reading ~500M small files

We're seeing performance problems on a file system that contains ~500 M files that are relatively small (typically tens of kb) and ~150 K directories. Files access is predominantly reads and writes ...
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Backup server with NAS and Bacula [closed]

I would like to buy a NAS storage, to be used as backup server. Is it a good idea? I'm very new in this kind of things so if some one can help me. I have a dedicated server running with Debian, one ...
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Splitting RAID drives from ReadyNas Duo

I have an old ReadyNas Duo that is on its last legs and starting to play up. It currently has 2x 1TB drives inside, configured in a mirrored RAID 1. I've just purchased an external caddy, and ...
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Qnap ts-231 afp slow upload speed

I'm now using Qnap TS-231 with Linksys EA6500v2. When I connect the NAS via smb protocol everything seems right and the upload/download speed could reach 40MB/s between my Macbook and NAS. But when I ...
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ESXI 5.5 NFS to NFS copy is slow

i'm running esxi 5.5u2 standalone with 3 datastores , (local , netapp (nfs) and synology (nfs ) There are two Gigabit network adapters configured. One per vswitch. One for storage and the other for ...
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How to fix my broken raid10 array

I have a RAID 10 consisting of 4x3TB drives. It had become degraded (sdd had dropped off). I thought I had fixed it and it was rebuilding, but now (I think) sde appears to be causing problems. ...