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

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Best way to store database file on a NAS and run the server on a computer

I have a txt file more than 250go I want to create a database with that and access it by a python program that I'll be coding. I have a NAS server on my local network ( 1gbit network ) And I would ...
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What is this "phantom" group?

My LXC container mounts a NAS on /share. $ ls -lha / ... drwxrws--- 8 nobody 4000 153 Mar 21 16:22 share ... Since I cannot login as nobody user, I tried to make myself a member of the 4000 ...
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How can I quickly search for multiple files in a large mounted NAS file system connected to a Linux server?

I have a NAS filesystem mounted on a Linux server. I need to search that file system for a series of files. The NAS is very large and contains a large number of files so individual find commands take ...
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Error when running file management expiration task Windows Server 2016

I am new coworker in the company I am working in, and I was given a task to archive the public folders of our bank branches. I have configured a file expiration task in File Server Resource Manager to ...
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NAS solution for a synced two geo-location Active - Active

We are looking for an open source solution to NAS. We are going to use it on two different server farms with two different geo-location (expected capacity is 10TB). It should have the following ...
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Transferring data between a QNAP and Synology NAS over distance

I have two NAS devices, one from Qnap, one from Synology, each in a different city and need to transfer tens of GB between them. The Synology is accessible through QuickConnect and the Qnap through ...
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Determining Required LUN Level Uniqueness

I have primarily used NFS for most of my storage needs but I find my self setting up some iSCSI targets today and had what is likely a super basic question. When I create an export for an iSCSI target,...
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How to access a SMB NAS installed on a Windows Domain from a .NET Core application containerized on Microsoft Service Fabric (On Prem)

We have to access a Windows domain SMB NAS from a .NET Core 3.1 application installed on a container; this container runs on Microsoft Service Fabric On Premise. The current solution, before starting ...
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How to make one volume with maximal capacity out of the two disks in a 2-bay NAS without striping

I have a Synology NAS with two disks which I want to combine to one large volume for backing up an other system. I don't need redundancy, so something like RAID 0 would do. However I don't need the ...
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Unable to access Qnap NAS device

I have a Qnap NAS connected to Qnap QSW-M2108-2C managed switch. That switch has one port leading to the internet and another port connected to a MacBook running Qfinder Pro. Everything was working ...
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Rsync from MacOS to Synology NAS: "@ERROR: host is denied to login"

I'm using a Synology S420j (running DSM 6.2.4-25556) to backup files from my Mac (Monterey v12.1) using the following command: rsync -avz --backup rsync-user@nas.local::backups/ This has previously ...
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Is there a risk for HDD being loosely packaged for transportation?

I have received two HDDs (for a NAS) in a loosely package and not really sure if it is safe to keep them. My concern is that they might have been damaged during transportation. Although it doesn't ...
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WD MyCloud NAS - 1 Failed Drive replaced, found another dead one before array was rebuilt [closed]

I have a WD MyCloud 4-bay NAS with 4x 3tb drives in it setup in a RAID10 configuration (with a total RAIDed capacity of 5.5tb). A drive had failed and I got it replaced. When I entered the dashboard ...
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How do I backup my Synology NAS to an an expansion unit to carry offsite?

My intent is to use an expansion unit (DX517) to backup my DS920+ NAS, say every week, and then carry it offsite. I hope I bought the right equipment! I'm an absolute novice at this. All I've done so ...
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NFSV4 w/CHMOD & CHGRP

I'm just starting off with NFSV4 and had a few questions. So normally when creating an NFS share on a NAS filer and mounting on a client I would run a chmod & chgrp to set things up the way I want....
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after connecting VPN only the local gatway and resources found - qnap qbelt

I am not a networking expert and it must be a basic issue but not found a solution for days. I have a local network with setting up a qbelt VPN on a qnap NAS (TVS-473e) to be able to access from ...
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Cannot reach Synology NAS with Windows Explorer

I cannot access the office Synology NAS from one of the clients on the network, using Windows Explorer. When I click its icon in the Network section, I get an error: "Couldn't access \\...
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How to throttle filesystems on Pure FlashBlade

I'm extremely perplexed by the lack of information on the web about Pure Storage CLI commands and other information. I'm currently looking for a way to throttle one or more filesystems (volumes) on a ...
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MS Access database across small company LAN: NAS vs virtualized Windows Server

I'm currently developing a small sized Windows application. For compatibility reasons, I'm limited to use MS Access as DB "backend" (migration to SQL Server planned but not doable yet). In ...
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High speed network writes with large capacity storage

I have a NAS running Samba with a 20T ZFS pool with one raid1 vdev with two spinning rust drives. I have 16G RAM in the machine right now. The storage is used for continuously growing, permanent ...
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What are the risks of using myQNAPcloud?

In my organization we have QNAP NAS, which is currently behind NAT, but with port forwarding it's accessible from Internet by our domain. Recently I've learned about myQNAPcloud service. As I ...
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Run Multiple Commands on Docker Container Startup on Synology NAS

Due to the way the existing folder permissions are structured via ACL I need to assign additional groups to the user inside several Docker containers I'm running. Unfortunately the containers by ...
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Are Samsung B-Die and C-Die Compatible?

I am building a NAS (running TrueNAS/FreeNAS) using a SuperMicro A2SDi-8C+-HLN4F motherboard. I ordered 2 sticks of this Samsung C-Die RAM from a supplier but they could only send me 1 as it was the ...
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mount nfs as another folder on home

I have purchased a WD-Ex2 NAS and am trying to share a folder via nfs with my ubuntu machine. This folder will be used only by this machine and I want to be able to have execute permissions with my ...
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Synology NAS Volume Crashed - SHR RAID

I have synalogy DS414j with 4 WD disk ( each of size 3726 GB ). I have 1 volume with Synology Hybrid RAID with capacity of 10.82 TB ( 10.67 TB Used) One of the disks (Disk 1) was not being detected ...
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How can I reset share passwords for WD Sharespace using root in SSH?

I have a Western Digital ShareSpace Disk Array NAS (Same one in this manual : https://docs.rs-online.com/49a1/0900766b80ce7e97.pdf ) The system has an existing number of shares, with a lot of files ...
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Glusterfs on Synology NAS?

I run a machine-learning cluster for my small business. The cluster consists of three Ubuntu servers. The 10TB /home directory, provided by Server 1, is shared across all servers and is almost full. I'...
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windows backup server (windows server 2012 R2) difference in backup dates

Windows Backup Server is doing successful backups on a shared folder at QNAP NAS. But dates of backups on the server and dates on NAS are different. Last backup on the server was on 04.07.2021 and it ...
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NETGEAR NAS capped at 1.3MB/s transfer rate across VPN

We have many NAS devices at our company and one is remote. It is connected to a Meraki MX64 which connects to our local network at the company. While transferring data over to it, the speed seems to ...
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Connection to Synology VPN server not working

I own two Synology NAS (at different places). The first one is set up as an OpenVPN server. All my devices(android mobile, windows pc, mac) work fine when connected to the synology VPN server but when ...
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Attach network disk as direct

Is where way to attach network disk as direct without creating VHD etc? I want to connect drive directly from one computer to other by network by like iSCSI but without creating VHD. Not acceptable: ...
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Accessing NAS mount via load balancer

i have a Linux app serve with Tomcat. it has a NAS mount with NAS storage mounted at /opt. within the java application am able to access the storage for saving the files. but now i want to access the ...
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Synology DS2415+ no ssh logs

as the title says, my synology sshd service appears to not be producing any ssh logs. I've tried this guide: https://sites.google.com/site/benbriedis/ssh-on-synology without success. I need the logs ...
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Dell NX3330 installing Windows Server OS? [closed]

Recently my company upgraded our storage system and now we have a few old Dell Power Vault NX3330 sitting around not being used. So I heard that it is possible to install the full windows server OS ...
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Zyxel NAS Server hard drive data recovery

I had a Zyxel NSA-325v2 NAS Server, however the server failed and I cannot connect to it anymore and now I am trying to recover the data, however I have no idea which disk format it used. Windows ...
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Can a currupt backup cause a hardrive failure?

I have a script that runs each time Windows 7 starts up that backs up an MS SQL database to a Synology NAS loaded with 12 Seagate ST4000NM002A-2HZ101 hard drives. Everyday at 3am the backed up ...
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Linux cifs share allow different user than mounted/masked uid to do cp -p

I have a specific linux-server that runs several batch jobs at night creating files and copying them to various locations on a NAS, previously mounted with NFS but as of lately with CIFS. The reason ...
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Trouble Mapping Private Shares From My Cloud EX2 Ultra

Recently, one of my clients purchased a My Cloud EX2 Ultra unit and I am in the process of configuring both private and public shares. NAS Unit I am able to access the public shares with no problem ...
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Implications of Thick Volume Occupying 93% Of The Storage Pool on QNAP NAS

Spoiler Alert: I don't know a ton about what I'm doing, but I've been tasked with data protection and backing up at my workplace so I installed a NAS and set it up. Ideally I'd like to not have to ...
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What Happens When You Write Data To Raid While It Is Scrubbing?

I have a RAID 5 setup with almost 15TB of data capacity. In the past I have let it go unchecked for too long, and found that multiple drives had SMART errors and I want to prevent bad blocks. I am ...
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Directly zip to network Shared Drive

i am using centos 7,currently I am running a cron in which some files are being zipped and then sent to the directory in desktop on daily basis from there I have to move it manually to a NAS(local ...
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Hands on lab/testing with NAS

My company has acquired a VMware system with 4 hosts and unfortunately i have no experience with NAS. Can anyone recommend a method to play with or learn how NAS works? The system is a production ...
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Can multiple users work directly on a NAS

The title may be confusing but I'll try to explain my question the best I can. Say I have two physical offices, on one I have all my data (excel files, word files, pdf's, etc). On the other I have my ...
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Integrate a QNAP TS-128A NAS in ESXi

Hello dear community, I would like to mount / integrate a QNAP TS-128A NAS as storage in an VMWare ESXi 6.7 via "Mount NFS data storage". I had managed this several times without any ...
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How to add a physical disk to TrueNAS that hosted as a VM

I got this error while trying to create a pool in TrueNAS Core. [EFAULT] Failed to wipe disk ada1: [EFAULT] Command gpart create -s gpt /dev/ada1 failed (code 1): gpart: Input/output error Here's my ...
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How to check OS version of Synology NAS Disk Station Manager (DSM)?

How do I check what OS is installed on my Synology NAS? uname -a informed me that my NAS is: aarch64 GNU/Linux synology_rtd1296_rs819 ..but how do I know what version of the Synology OS it's running? ...
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Expanding synology virtual machine disk - disk space not recognized

I've created a Virtual Machine in Synology Disk Station Manager (an ubuntu server) with a specific amount of storage space in a virtual disk, but I have depleted it. Went to Synology Disk Station / ...
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How to make backup for the Local Server

I have critical server that running the local company system, that have system backup and company files and business documents with critical and important severity. I'm planning to create a Network ...
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mdadm: /dev/md/3 assembled from 1 drive - not enough to start the array

Having two RAID discs from WD NAS and would like to recover data using Ubuntun Linux. Disc information as below: {DISC 1} Disk /dev/sdb: 3.65 TiB, 4000787030016 bytes, 7814037168 sectors Disk model: ...
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Mount software raid HDD on Ubuntu

Have two HDDs should be using RAID1 (or RAID0) from a broken WD LiveDuo NAS device. Put them on a Ubuntu machine, and try to get the data back. But cannot find a decent way to mount the drive, like ...
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