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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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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read-only access on Frtizbox FTP [closed]

I am trying to access the contents of my hard drive which is connected to a FRITZ!box 7490. The FRITZ! box can be accessed by both SMB and FTP. Sometimes I need to access files from outside of the ...
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Dell NX3330 installing Windows Server OS?

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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Copy OVF file from ESX5.6 across a network to a NAS File System

I have some AD2003 VM in ESXi 5.6 VSphere, Vcenter hosts. I want to move these VM to a remote ESXi 6.x VSphere hosts. I plan to use export and import the OVF files of the power-off VMs. We have a NAS ...
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Asus router turned nas using samba cant be seen on the host network

So my network is as follows BT ISP ROUTER | |every wireless device | | | Asus router set in repeater mode with USB plugged in to use as network storage Currently, I am able to use the network storage ...
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RAID type for 12x 10TB drives

What is the best RAID type for a 12-bay Synology NAS with 12x 10TB drives? At the moment, it's configured as RAID5. I'm thinking of RAID6 - but is RAID6 recommendet for such large drives? How big is ...
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Open source file system with local cache for remote users/small branch offices? [closed]

We have a collection of Synology RackStations here at our main office with roughly 500 TB of capacity across the three of them. The files themselves are media files ( EXR, camera RAW files, etc. ) as ...
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How to manually put Synology NAS into Safe Mode (without a UPS)?

Synology NAS has a Safe Mode, which is defined as: When entering Safe Mode, the system will first stop all services and unmount all data volumes to prevent data loss, so that when the UPS shuts down, ...
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Is it possible to configure a Synology NAS to automatically power on after power is restored after a graceful shutdown?

This is the case: Power cuts off, UPS kicks in UPS battery is very low -> Synology NAS graceful shutdown initiated UPS is discharged, power is off Power comes back, UPS turns on the sockets ...
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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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using different sized zfs-mirrors to keep pool expandable

I'm a fulltime Linux-Admin and want to get more into becoming more familar with zfs. For my homelab-setup I always followed the following strategy for storage: Generic Linux-box, ubuntu LTS or ...
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TrueNAS premission probleem ACL

TrueNAS ACL premisson problem Hoi, im having some trouble lately with one share on my TrueNAS. the problem originated from removing a user via windows "Beveiliging" picture shown below ...
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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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NFS File share not showing correct GID

I have created a NFS file share with the following command in my /etc/exports: /data/tvshows 192.168.20.XX(rw,sync) /data/4kmovies 192.168.20.XX(rw,sync,no_all_squash) I have checked and made certain ...
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How can I have a Synology NAS retrieve files from a remote SMB share then delete them?

I have a Synology NAS (with DSM 6.2.x), and have access to another machine that provides a SMB share. I need to have the NAS retrieve the content of a directory provided on the SMB share, then delete ...
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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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Unoptimize taking weeks

We have ReFS on a iSCSI NAS drive. We found that there are corrupted files. We found an article saying we could unoptimize it and that might stop the corruption. We started this process before ...
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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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mount directory in docker container for nginx-webserver, using docker-compose // Piwigo Nginx NAS Docker

I'm trying to mount a specific directory from a docker host system to a Nginx-Webserver, using docker-compose, but I couldn't reach the expected content in the web application (Piwigo Photo-Gallery). ...
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Pros and Cons of volume layout when moving to a NAS architecture

I currently have a Windows 2008r2 server with about 24 TB of storage on 10 physical drives. I'm planning to replace the server and move the storage to a NAS system. Currently the 10 drives are ...
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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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XenServer: Backing up VMs to NAS

Currently we are using XSBackPro 2.0 to backup our XenServer VMs to our NAS. Problem is XSBackPro 2.0 and 3.0 have been discontinued and the support has been halted. We are looking for alternatives to ...
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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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Make data on file server (RAID1) still accessible on hardware failure

There is a file server (Windows Server 2008 R2) running on a hardware RAID 1 (HP SmartArray P212 with Read and Write Cache) with 2 standby disks. Additional, there is a Windows Backup writing to an ...
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Best Practice: Ansys FEA Output Data Storage

I'm trying to make this as least subjective as possible by providing finite inputs and parameters. I truly want to know what is the most resource affective, given the constraints. Given my available ...
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Dedicated iSCSI targets and shared IP addresses

There is a requirement in the documentation to have a dedicated iSCSI target for the management data domain on oVIRT (and OLVM - which is essentially a rebranded oVIRT) https://www.ovirt.org/...
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Does the new/old Drive needs to be clean/formatted before inserting into raid?

we have serval QNAP-Nas Systems which runs all for itself in a Raid 10 (Simple). So now we bought new drives for one nas and replaced them easily. Now we want to take the old ones out of it and give ...
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Synology Expansion box not visible to Rackstation

We have two Synology Rackstation RS2418RP+'s and for a separate project we needed to add some more disk to them. We purchased a pair of RX1217RP's as according to Synology these are compatible. I ...
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Only able to access NAS server remotely via VPN

I recently received a DS720+ NAS and have been trying to set it up remotely on my domain.  I can successfully access all my services in HTTPS with no issues locally (through the domain, not static IP)....
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Buffalo Linkstation needs (NasPmService) service installed

I have a Buffalo Linkstation (LS-WXL) NAS device installed but it appears to require the NasPmService installed on a server before it works. Is this normal, do all NAS devices require installation of ...
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Credentials constantly asked when opening office files on SharePoint

One of our customers have an issue with her SharePoint Office 365's files. When she want to open it, her credentials are constantly asked. We had the issue on the mapped Network-attached drive and on ...
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Windows clients not able to join to a domain hosted by qnap nas

I am pretty new in networking and I bumped into a challenge that I am not able to solve for three days. What I would like to achieve is to join a windows server (windows server 2016) and Windows 10 ...
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Recover data from broken RAID 1 drive

I need to save files from a Buffalo NAS Linkstation with two physical drives that is not working anymore (2TB each, Raid 1). Error message says: The bad sectors in the hard drive may have reached a ...
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MySQL is extremly slow, is it possible that it's because the storage engine is located on NAS?

We have two similar spec HDD CentOS 7 servers for two different clients in different countries, both clients have the same database and same indexes. Client A: The server is only running MySQL 8 and ...
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Cannot access Seagate BlackArmor NAS (probably DNS related)

I have a 2 bay Seagate BlackArmor NAS with the following LAN/IP configuration: When I update the entry 172.16.1.5 to 192.168.1.1 as my dns server and save it, I get a success message. However, when I ...
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What is Synology's RAID Technology based on?

I am curious about Synology's RAID Technology is based on which linux kernel modules. It seems MD+LVM according to its service center but I am not quite sure. Or the RAID function on filesystem is ...
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NFS Datastore for Vmware high IO

Currently we have many 1U data-stores that are running a 10Gbps copper. Each box pretty much saturates its line (700gbps-900Gbps sustained) they all have 300GB SAS drives x8 in a raid 10 so about 1 TB ...
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Importance of same RPM in a NAS

I am thinking of buying a completely new NAS with 4 bays. I would like to fill each bay with a 12 TB HDD, and apply RAID 5. Most often it will be accessed from 2 computers at most. I searched for 10 ...
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Synology DS218+ NAS new folder can not be seen from remote log in

I am getting some odd behaviour on my client's NAS, a Synology DS218+ the TLDR is that it's not letting me see a new folder from remote. The DS218+ is a machine that is new to me, and I'm learning ...
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Freenas is slow - network @ 400MB/sec, disk @ 150MB/sec

I have a 16 core virtualization FreeNAS 11.3-U4.1 instance running on Hyper-V with 32GB of RAM with a 18TB iscsi target on DELL T630 server grade hardware. HDD are on IT mode from the RAID card, so ...

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