Questions tagged [network-attached-storage]

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

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What is the right approach to build a 200 TB NAS box on free and open source? [closed]

We have been asked to recommend a right approach to set up a storage box meant only to archive video (security camera footage). Budget is really low, but regulations require us to provide 200 TB of ...
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Can access folders through FileStation but not Windows

NAS : QNAP TS-809U Version : 4.2.6 Raid6, 8 disks Hey, because the NAS crashed during an update, I had to "factory reset" it. After solving a lot problems, I'm coming to an end, but there is one last ...
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RAID 1 HDD vs SSD [closed]

I would like to implement backup solution in my workstation - I do not take separate NAS server into consideration, one machine is the limit for me. My desktop is up almost 12h per day, and it can ...
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Adding SAS/RAID controller disables network ports. Why?

I've built a NAS that has been running well for months. I recently decided to add a LSI MegaRAID SAS 9260CV-8i L3-25377-02B 8 Port 6GB/S SAS RAID Controller to it with a couple of additional 12TB HHDs ...
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Are MacOS sparsebundles suitable for multiuser access

I want to use a sparsebundle on a linux bases NAS (synology) as a encrypted container. The sparsebundle files will be accessible in a shared Folder via SMB or AFP for MacOS Clients. Does this work, if ...
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NAS drive mounted RW (in Linux) but some subdirectories are read-only

I'm mounting a set of NAS drives on my Linux box (Ubuntu 20.04) and everything seems to be working fine for most of the drives: sudo mount -t cifs //mynas/mydrive /mnt/mydrive -o \ credentials=/...
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Does 6 cores ryzen 5 3600 x or 8 cores ryzen 7 3800x or intel i7 6700k or ryzen 9 3950x used for website/Nas enterprise based server

I was thinking to set up a server for my tracking system or inventory management system. and I would like to know is 6 cores or 4 cores enough for the bare minimum or should i get 8 cores or the 16 ...
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How to recover a network device with a static IP and a bad gateway?

Long story short, I made a silly mistake. I had setup my QNAP NAS to use the IP address 192.168.1.1/24 and 192.168.1.254 as the default gateway. Using the web configuration interface, I then changed ...
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Kubernetes cluster shared storage and backup solutions

Which shared storage solutions are common for Kubernetes cluster to implement shared storage persistence for containers? NFS on NAS / iSCSI somehow? How do you backup the data on a Kubernetes with ...
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Possible to run a G-Technology G-SPEED Q with only 1x hard drive installed?

I picked up an old G-Technology G-SPEED Q that had had all of it's internal drives removed. It previously held 4x 2TB hard drives that it could run RAID 0 or 5 accessible via USB 2.0, Firewire 800 and ...
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Butterfly Backup server

I have a Butterfly Backup server. I implemented a solution as described in this article: dev.to. In my sever list, I have two NAS, used as user file repositories; the files change and are changed ...
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Windows 10 asking for credentials for SMB Share when accessed via IP, but not when accessed via DNS hostname

Summary I have an SMB share on a domain-joined Synology DS416 NAS. A single computer on our network as a strange issue where the user groupuser can access the share via hostname \\group_nas\share ...
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Can I setup Synology DSM to only one disk and then pull in data to setup RAID 1 afterwards?

Given situation: Synlogy with 2x1TB (disks not further needed) MyCloud with 2x3TB (Raid level 1) Goal: I want want to run the 3TB disks in the synology. When I switched disks Synology wants to ...
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What differences are between a NAS, a shared disk file system on a SAN, and a distributed filesystem?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clustered_file_system#Network-attached_storage says Network-attached storage (NAS) provides both storage and a file system, like a shared disk file system on top of ...
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Synology QuickConnect Relay: Not Secure?

I was reading the QuickConnect whitepaper and was overall pretty impressed. But on page 10 it explains how the Relay service works and it’s implied (but not explicitly stated) that packets are ...
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Access local network via Synology OpenVPN

I'm trying to access my LAN via a Synology NAS with the OpenVPN package. My router IP is 192.168.1.1 and my Synology NAS IP is 192.168.1.100. They are both connected to a managed Netgear switch ...
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Copying thin VMFS .vmdk to a NAS

Short version: I want to copy a thin provisioned VMFS .vmdk from the free ESXI to a NAS for backup. How I do it? Are there any way which works out of the box? Naive copying doesn't work because it ...
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CEPH on 10Gbit QNAP NAS [duplicate]

I am planing to setup a storage cluster for CEPH with a very limited budget. Fast networking connection is essential for a CEPH cluster. So the idea came to my mind to use a low budget NAS with fast ...
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How to Setup Redundant Network in VMware 6.5 with NFS?

I would like to setup full redundancy between an ESXi host (6.5) and multiple NFS datastores with the following conditions: Two separate (unstacked) switches used, and either can go down without ...
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Ext4 vs. XFS vs. Btrfs vs. ZFS for NAS [closed]

My use case: I have Ubuntu Server 18.04 installed on an M.2 SSD. I have a 4TB HDD I want to add as storage. Since it's mostly for large media files and backups, it won't be written to very often. ...
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How to delete inaccessible data on root ZFS dataset?

I have a mirrored ZFS array on a FreeBSD that I used for home NAS, consisting of a 6TB internal drive and a 8TB external USB drive. I have 2TB of space occupied that should not be occupied, but I ...
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Connecting a NAS directly to a 4 port switch directly to two computers, offline?

I'm looking to purchase a portable NAS, say the Synology DS1019+ for example, to use as a shared storage drive between two workstations beside each other. There is no wired network access anywhere ...
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No files after zfs send receive

I've ran zfs send -Rv old_pool@snapshot_20190106 | zfs receive -Fd new_pool, but there are no files created in new_pool after the transfer finished. I've tried the same command in a VM (fresh install) ...
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FreeNAS + LAGG Slow Transfer?

I built a new file server that should be way overbuilt for its purpose. It has 2 Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2660 v3, with 128GB of ram and it is running LCAP through an Intel X540T2 network card to a ...
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LCAP and VLan on FreeNAS box

I can not seem to get the FreeNAS GUI to come up when I try to use link aggregation. I have been googling for days and I am totally lost as to where I am going wrong. I will list the equipment I have ...
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Will I be able to expand Synology later without losing data with regular RAID

I just got Synology 918+ and bought 2x10 TB Hard drives. Before I set up, I just want to avoid getting into trouble in the future. I don't want to use SHR (Synology hybrid raid) because of several ...
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Access authorization does not work well after replacing a NAS using Kerberos on a Windows server 2012 R2

Environment: A SOHO network under an Active Directory domain controller on a Windows Server 2012 R2. A NAS with access authorization via Kerberos on the domain controller. The DNS server is on the ...
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HP Smart Array P400 max. HDD size

I have an HP DL320s server with HP Smart Array P400 raid card. The server is quite a low spec, but I am only using it as a storage server so I don't need much. It has 12 hot-swappable bay backplane. ...
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What does wbengine do when it says it compresses/compacts VHDX files over SMB?

I'm backing up some Windows Server 2019 using wbadmin to some Synology-NAS using SMB. Once in a while the logs created during those backups mention that one of the created VHDX files gets compressed/...
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Setup snapshot and backup with Commvault Intellisnap with EMC Unity

We have an Dell\EMC Unity 650F box with some NAS create and Commvault as backup system. We try to use Commvault to manage storage file system snapshot with Intellisnap. The documentation said we ...
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Why am I getting a 'The operation failed. Please log in to DSM again and retry.' when changing HyperBackup statistics alert thresholds?

I have a DS918+ with several backup tasks configured in HyperBackup. One of them has a threshold set for excessive storage usage, which I need to adjust. However, whenever I try to adjust it, I get ...
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NFS server and client are working but data is not on the server?

I have an inhouse Kubernetes cluster running on bare-metal and it consists of 5 nodes (1 master and 4 workers). I set up an NFS server on the master natively and launched the nfs-client in the K8s to ...
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NFS-Client Provisioner stucked at ContainerCreating

I followed this(https://matthewpalmer.net/kubernetes-app-developer/articles/kubernetes-volumes-example-nfs-persistent-volume.html) link and installed an NFS server in my cluster with blow yaml file: ...
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SAMBA My Cloud NAS / OS-X: cannot connect without setting public permissions

Situation: I have a WD My Cloud NAS. There are users set up on said NAS with public access to the shares turned off, and with full access granted to the registered users. When I try to connect via ...
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Why Windows NFS Client Still Connects TCP 139&445?

I setup my Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 as NFS client, and mounted a NFS share from external storage array with -anon option. Sometimes it has a delay at 99%, and then finished. From Wireshark, ...
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How to fix slow iSCSI speed (in comparison to SMB)?

I have a NAS which provides SMB and iSCSI targets, and a server which is directly connected via a 10 GbE link (no switch in between). I experience slow speeds with the iSCSI target in contrast to "...
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How to enable Windows Storage Server 2016 network share password-less access?

We are setting up a new server cluster to act as our NAS in our limited access production environment. Everything is fine with the exception that we want to allow access by all on the network without ...
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Quickest way to mount cloud storage as a local disk via NAS, NFS, etc?

I'm low on space on my local machine and need to be able to export a large number of files from a program, these files can only be exported via writes to a mounted filesystem on my local machine. I ...
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How to backup/index file metadata

I am advocating to implement a solid backup concept before facing data loss. Having onsite and offsite backups is one pillar of such a concept. However I learned that the metadata is sometimes as ...
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SFTP login accepted, SSH login denied by Synology NAS

On a Synology NAS, I want to enable SFTP and SSH for some non-admin users. (SSH mainly for pushing to git repos on the NAS.) What works I was able to make SFTP work with different clients on Mac ...
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Nas Buffalo user access to folder

I have a Buffalo Link station NAS in my office network, and I need to restrict access to directory 'office' in the NAS to only two specific PC (with Windows 10). I created in windows the users named ...
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NAS with OMV disconnects USB disk when writing large files

I have two NAS based on OMV, one is an Atom SBC the other is a RPi3 B+. Both have a USB external hard-disk (different size, manufacturer, model, controller/enclosure, etc...) with dedicated power ...
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Why is my data throughput only 1G of possible 10G if I setup an ethernet bridge?

My setup is a Windows 10 PC with 10G card (LR-LINK 6880BT) and a Synology DS1618+ NAS with 10G card (Synology E10G18-T1). Both 10G ports are connected directly to avoid buying a 10G switch. A) How ...
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NetApp: How to get real file's access time (atime) from a snapshot?

According to the documentation (https://library.netapp.com/ecmdocs/ECMP1635994/html/GUID-3CE08FEA-6624-4EBF-847C-F7F9C7F355A3.html) access time of all files in the snapshot copy is set to snapshot ...
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iPerf3 client download comes back with really slow results when tested on a long fat pipe for my FreeBSD server

So I operate FreeBSD server that is connected to a 300 Mbps symmetrical fiber line. It often has to serve users on a different continent so the tested ping is anywhere from 100 to 300 ms, and in ...
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Is there a way to have a network drive accessible on limited time?

I'm new to networking. Is there a way to have the PC in the office (40-50 computers) to have like a time-based access to the NAS drive? (Note that we would have the NAS drive's folders be mapped on ...
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Synology NAS DS216+II 8TB SHR with data protection to non data protection without losing data

I have an 8TB Synology NAS in SHR with data protection, which is about to be full. As data protection takes up 4TB, I would like to make use of it as a normal drive. As I have my data backed up ...
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x3650 M5 / Single Copy Session Limit under Windows 2012

Scenario: - System x3650 M5 / MT: 88718 [With all latest hardware updates] - Core CPU x 1 / 16 GB Ram 300 GB x 2 - Raid-1 for OS [C: Drive] - 1.8TB x 8 Disks RAID-10 for Data [ 2 partitions / E: &...
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How to get IP address of mounted NAS device from Mac OS command line

OS: Mac OS Sierra version 10.12 There's a Seagate D4 NAS device mounted as external device on Mac OS. I need to determine the NAS device IP address (preferably from command line). Is there a simple ...
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file/folder synchronization Windows/Fileshares

What is the best way to synchronize files/folders - NAS to Windows File Services and Windows File Services to NAS over 200mbps WAN connecton ( time to sync 5 minutes)

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