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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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

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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Synology DSM shared storage with DDSM

I've been using Synology Disk Station Manager for several years now (DS214 and DS218+), and just recently started working with an embedded DDSM (Docker DSM). One thing that I have not yet been able to ...
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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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Access Docker remotely, even though it's already running through a VPN client?

is it possible to access a docker remotely if it's already running through a VPN docker? Here's what I have set up: Sonarr Docker Radarr Docker Jackett Docker Premiumizer Docker All of those are ...
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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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What is a shared folder quota?

I had this issue on my RackStation NAS the other day; I couldn't write anything to a volume I had created (let's call it newton2). I looked at the RackStation console and unchecked this "Enable ...
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fsync failed on Samba share, cannot write to anything

I have several Samba shares running on my Synology RackStation NAS server. Lets just call these Samba shares: newton1 newton2 newton3 Each of the newtons is pointing towards a different RAID volume. ...
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Overland SnapServer 510 - Constant Beep

I have an Overland SnapServer 510 with GOS 6.5.029. I cleaned it, reseated the memory, same sticks, same slots. But now, when I boot, it is emitting a constant beep. I can't find anything about "tones"...
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What compatibility issues may arise when using a NAS vs a “normal” Windows file share?

I'm working with a group of Visual Studio developers who are using a server that has "NAS" in the name, and I'm unsure of the specific file sharing protocol in use between the windows client and ...
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NAS enclosure vs linux server for backup storage

I am in the middle of revamping the backups of the servers and shared drives at my non-profit. What I need is a storage solution that will simply give me a place to put the backups. I have two options ...
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HP MSA1040 To Two ESX Servers No Switches

I'm looking to buy a HP MSA1040 to use as shared storage (for HA) between two ESX hosts. I don't have a 10gbps switch of any kind in the office. Can I connect 1 of the 10gbps iSCSI to one server and ...
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NAS storage comparison for Synology vs Overland [closed]

We are looking for NAS solution that will be used as secondary storage to hold large amount of data. We have received following proposals that are under our pre allocated budget. SnapServer XSR120 / ...
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Permissions per folder in samba share

I need to create a public share where there is a folder public and folder user such as everyone (including guests) have full access to public and for user only the specific user has full access but ...
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Transfer Speed Limited by Fileserver?

We have a 4gbit teamed nic fileserver that hosts smb shares. The files it accesses are from an ISCI NAS drive which is 10gbit. Will transfer speeds be limited by the file server? Or does the ISCI "...
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Synology NAS can only be mounted (as nfs) when connected by cable

I bought a Synology NAS DS216se on Wed. Dec. 26th. After first tests with samba, which were very slow, I mounted it as nfs. It got better. But during a huge rsync it came to my mind that probably ...
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Terramaster NAS f4-220 Refuses to connect to anything

I purchased a Terramaster f4-220 and put it into a RAID 5 configuration. All was working until one of the disks indicated there was an issue (red light on the physical machine). I swapped the disk, ...
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1 bridge - 1 vNIC - Multi VLAN

I have an issue that I can't resolve since a few weeks... I present to you the configuration for understanding: I have a NAS Qnap that it makes Virtualization (qemy/kvm). The OS of the Qnap is CentOS....
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Mapping a folder on Synology NAS to all Authenticated Users W2K12 Essentials

We have a W2k12 essentials server with about 10 users on it. I want to add a group policy to map to a folder on our Synology NAS drive. I believe I'm having a permissions issue, but not sure. I ...
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Converting a file server and Windows File Share to CIFS based share using Netapp Filer

My customer wants to decommission their old Windows Server 2008 file servers. The file shares contain lots of user home folders, group drive and data, application data etc. I would like to implement ...

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