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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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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Why do file transfers to our FreeNAS server fail sometimes?

I work in a local community center as a layman IT-technician where we have to transfer hundreds of GB data every day (documents, audio files, videos and such). For this purpose, we have a small ...
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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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Point a subdomain with CNAME to a DDNS subdomain?

I got a Synology NAS, with different virtual hosts, so i got a DDNS (user.synology.me), let's say the virtual hosts are server1, server2 and server3, so i can access them using server1.user.synology....
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My own NAS with a SR20969-06A hot-swap Bay. How to turn off the alarm [closed]

So I wanted to build my own NAS with a ATI3IONT-I-Deluxe Mobo I have still lying around. I bought this 4-bay hotswap unit, that's meant to go in a server casing (iex the SR209) which has two power ...
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Changing Windows/CIFS NAS Share/Storage Level Permissions Recursively

"Share/Storage" Permissions for 70+ shares is 'Everyone,Full Control' and are locked down by AD Security groups at "NTFS/FS" level. We want to add same AD security groups, as "NTFS" permissions to the ...
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Windows 2016 File Server - NTFS Permissioning issues

We are migrating 4 shares from NetApp to Windows 2016 File Server using following Robocopy command. 'Share Perms' on both sides are 'Everyone, Full Control' and expecting Robocopy to copy over 'NTFS ...
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How to access NAS shares with Android file explorer over VPN

I've got a Qnap TS-251+ NAS with a static LAN IP (192.168.0.10 via router DHCP reservation, outside of DHCP range). I created a shared folder (Stuff) and a user (John) with RW permissions. Then I ...
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cannot read clients from nas table in freeradius only from clients.conf

I have installed freeradius on Centos. The MySQL database is populated with some data for testing, and the freeradiusd.conf and sql.conf are configured. The RADIUS server is able to connect with the ...
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Is iSCSI across network wise?

I need an opinion in regards to mapping a QNAP iSCSI LUN in Location A to Server in Location B and find out if its wise to execute this plan or will I end up bottle necking my VPN connection between ...
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NAS : Share vs. NTFS Perms

Dear Data Storage Experts, Background : For any Windows CIFS NAS share, there are Share/Storage Level Perms and Windows/NTFS Level Perms and most companies/people like to have 'Everyone/Full ...
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Building/Maintaining a Custom FreeNAS- and ZFS-based NAS

I need a NAS for a company of ~30 people. We make games (a lot of large files, large git repositories, not much else.) I'm thinking of buying cheap components and building it myself, using something ...
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Btrfs with different sized drives and parity

I want to upgrade my NAS to 8x 4TB + 4x 2TB drives and wonder if Btrfs can deal with drives of different sizes and still provide reduncancy. If one drive fails I do not want to loose my data! So does ...
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Browse data from QNAP Storage after lost RAID6 Configuration

I have "NAS" QNAP TS-853U-RP with RAID6 configuration, I removed one disk without power off the NAS. it shows up an error, I immediately returned that disk into his place error still blinking after ...
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Is there any significant benefit to keeping shared network folders inside a VM rather than just mapping direct NAS folders?

I'm working on a new storage plan and am wondering if there is any significant benefit to keep shared network folders inside of a VM. Currently, our user shares (shared network drives) are simply a ...
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How to plan for buying drive capacity for a NAS? [duplicate]

I am, planning a NAS upgrade. We are currently running dozens of low capacity, cheap drives. We are upgrading to a Synology NAS with far fewer, higher capacity drives. As such, these drives will have ...
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iSCSI won't connect to Win10 ENT or Win SVR '12

I have an issue getting Windows 10 ENT or Windows Server '12 to connect to a Promise Vess 1840i. I have 2 ESXi servers connecting with no issues over iSCSI. When I try and connect with the Windows ...
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What is the ideal Windows Update / backup device for a LAN with a slow metered internet connection

I was just in Kenya for several weeks helping some wildlife conservation orgs with their computers and IT. The biggest issue (aside from not enough funds to update tech as often as they should) is ...
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What's a quick/secure way to set up a valid https certificate for a NAS without domain control?

I'm operating several NAS devices on my employer's LAN. I do so with the employer's blessing, but I do not have control over the domain, and the devices are only available to a small working group on ...
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Small raid array of large drives or large array of small drives?

I'm looking into building a NAS for file storage, and I'm trying to determine the right scenario for my use case. I'm looking for about 32TB of raw storage, and no less than 16 useable given a ...
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Mirroring 2 Host with their own local storage

I'm trying to decide between 2 infrastructures. 1. 2 Servers host that point to a NAS 2. 2 Servers that mirror each other with their own local storage. Infrastructure Requirements: 50 TB of storage,...
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Creating a new Infrastructure for my company using Windows Server and FreeNas

I was hired to create software but now also stuck with governing all of the IT work. The company uses a Windows 10 Home machine as a file server for 13 users. I need to plan for up to 50 employees. ...
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Remotely accessing SVN server installed on a Synology DiskStation

I recently purchased a Synology DiskStation and installed an SVN server on it. I can access it fine from anywhere inside my home network, however now I would like to be able to expose it externally. ...
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Best way to share data between partners using NAS

Our company has a need to share data with some partners we have and while discussing how to best implement this we decided we would make guest user accounts on our Linux (ubuntu) fileserver where our ...
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Which CPU is utilized when seraching a server from an end user machine?

When an end user desktop that is connected to a network runs a normal Windows Explorer search of a network location (\\server-name), which CPU is utilized? The CPU on the end user machine, or the CPU ...
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How do file copies work from one vm to another vm when using vmware with a nas

EDIT: Editied my original question to clarify what I was asking for based off of the answer Zac67 answer If I have two VMs in vSphere, VM A and VM B, with virtual hard drives on the same NAS and I ...
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Unable to connect to the IBM DS3524 from DS Storage Manager

Please don't mind me, I am new to IBM storage. I need to connect to IBM DS Storage 3524 by using default IP from each controller Ethernet ports. Default IPs Controller A, Port 1 = 192.168.128.101 ...