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Questions tagged [nas]

The term network attached storage (commonly abbreviated as NAS)

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Use excess RAM as cache for Samba?

I have a older workstation with 32gb of RAM that I've repurposed as a server running Ubuntu Server 18.04. Since 32gb is way more than necessary given the limited use (mainly just file sharing and ...
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Local and remote (NAS) file matching permissions

I have a Synology NAS (DS214play) where all my multimedia files and others are stored. However, because I make changes to files from either the client running Ubuntu 18.04 or the NAS, I run into ...
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Seahorse: Export and Import Keyrings as backup

I am try to prepare a backup of my Ubuntu 18.04 including the Seahorse Keyrings. For that I use rsync to copy the content of /home/user/.local/share/keyrings/ to my NAS. Then I copy this data to a ...
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“Enter Your Name And Password For The Server 'WDMyCloud'” Not Saving

I've setup a short cut within nautilus for my NAS device (Western Digital 'My Cloud'). After entering the user name and password I've been clicking [X] Remember Forever Some how Ubuntu isn't ...
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Add multiple trackers at once with Transmission Remote

I recently bought a QNap I use as download station, so I switched from downloading files with uTorrent on my PC to downloading them with Transmission on the QNap. I use Transmission Remote to ...
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Mounting and exporting a single linux raid partition from an E01 in Ubuntu

OK, so I have a forensic image (E01) of a ZyXel NAS unit (model NSA 310). http://il.zyxel.com/es/es/ProductTab.shtml?pid=20110426084939&idx=6&c=es&l=es Most standard forensic tools wont ...
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No Network Interface Available OMV 4 Acer Easystore H340 NAS

I'm a complete newbie and I tried a bunch of things and searched all over the internet but didn't find a solution for my problem, so here it is: I've got an Acer EasyStore H340 NAS from the past and ...
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Mount Apple AirPort Extreme HDD with password and user accounts to Ubuntu desktop

I'm new to the Ubuntu/Linux environment and it is essential for me to be able to access my Apple HDD using an Intel NUC with the latest 64-bit version of the Ubuntu desktop. Otherwise I must use ...
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Connected to iSCSI Synology NAS, but can't see devices in Ubuntu

I've got a Synology NAS which I'm trying to connect to via a bootable Ubuntu USB. I can see the Synology's targets and I'm connected to them. However, I can't seem to see any of the volumes using ...
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I can ssh to the server but sshfs gives me 'no matching cipher found: client arcfour server aes128-ctr,aes192-ctr…'

I can ssh to the server, but sshfs fails with the read: Connection reset by peer error. I have checked all the cases pointed out in this AskUbuntu question, the user is in the fuse group, ...
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Unable to delete files on LuBuntu But I can on Ubuntu?

I have a shared directory on a nas drive for media files. On my Ubuntu 18.04 computer I can delete files via the Desktop file manager without issue. I have a secondary laptop running Lubuntu 17.04 ...
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Options for Linux NAS Software [closed]

I am looking for some NAS Linux software. After research all I have found are OSs such as FreeNAS and FreeBSD. But my server is already running Linux Mate and has lots of config which is required as ...
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Delete command under AFP 18.04, 16.x, 14.x on DSM

just upgraded to 18.04 and the delete command does not work on my NAS. Synology NAS DSM 6.2-23739 Update 2 Model DS115j any ideas on how to start debugging? (not a rights issue - all works with ...
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Struggling with file/samba/www-data permissions

I've set-up a home NAS which is mostly working, but I am struggling with permissions when it comes to SAMBA. My skill level is around script kiddie. History: Had been using a Seagate Central as ...
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Synologie NAS - Using Symbolic Link with SFTP

In advance, sorry for the spelling errors. English isn't my first language, I will try to be as clear as possible. I am trying to interconnect folder between them inside my NAS. Example : I have a ...
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Samba share on external drive delays SSH logins

I have a Ubuntu Server 18.04 as well as a NAS on my network. The drives on the NAS are configured to stop spinning after a bit of idle time; they take a noticeable time to start up when needed. That ...
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NFS share connection wait

I've got a Synology NAS at home and I auto-mount the NFS shared folders from it on my laptop. However, when I am using the laptop outside my house, it takes it too long to boot up and I suspect that ...
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How to pool HDDs without having them all spin up?

I would like add a bunch of SATA HDDs into my HTPC and turn it into a NAS. The HTPC is running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS To have a safety net for HDD failures, I will be using the SNAPraid with one parity HDD....
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Is there support for LSI-9800-8e in Ubuntu 18.04?

Basically, I want to make an Ubuntu-based NAS to be used for backups with ZFS, and I'm wondering if there is support for the LSI-9800-8e HBA card in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS? The driver download page for this ...
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Can I move unionfs system to other NAS?

I'm planning to upgrade my NAS setup. Currently it's a Raspberry PI 3 running Openmediavault 3 but I'm thinking of moving to Odroid XU4Q running Openmediavault 4. Anyway, my external disks are pooled ...
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How to mount synology SMB2 share on ubuntu

I'm having a hard time mount a SMB2 share from my synology to ubuntu server 16.04. mount.cifs //NAMEOFNAS.domainname.local/Backup /mnt/NAS/ -U USERNAME results in following error: mount error(95): ...
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mount.nfs: access denied by server while mounting synology nas drive

my synoyogy nas will not let my ubuntu computer mount the sheard nfs folder to a local folder for my plex server to read [this is the error i get] [command] sudo mount 192.168.0.27:/Volume1/Movies /...
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Help with grub script to change grub conf

I'm afraid I know absolutely nothing about the formulation or syntax of a grub script so I was hoping to get some help here unless scripts in the /grub.d be coded in Python (I am familiar with Python)?...
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Running multiple services on one Ubuntu Server

I have 2 PC's - 1 i am running pfsense and will be a dedicated machine for that purpose(unless i can run it all on one). 2nd machine i have i was thinking of putting Mail Server, NAS, and Nexcloud/...
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NAS Support For Ubuntu 16.04

I've purchased the 'Western Digital MyBook Live 2TB Personal Cloud Storage'. It supports NAS. I am trying to setup automatic backups. (Something like rysnc which may run daily to backup my /home ...
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Mounting NAS for plex media server on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I know there are a lot of already asked questions in the web concerning plex server and ubuntu but none of the solutions worked for me. I am using ubuntu 16.04 LTS clean install. I installed plex ...
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Mkdir in path that is an NFS share doesn't assign directory permissions

I have an Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS (GNU/Linux 4.4.0-97-generic x86_64) server with a Synology NAS mounted at /mnt/media via NFS. From a bash shell, I cd into /mnt/media and perform a mkdir new-folder The ...
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re run mount -a in crontab everyday to ensure Synology NAS is mounted?

Scenario: Ubuntu 16.04 backs up local drives every night to NAS. But since ubuntu boots faster than the NAS, should there be a systemwide restart after a power failure, the NAS wont be mounted because ...
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RDP/Xrdp from iOS to Lubuntu VM running on NAS

I played with RedHat about 20 years ago. But have had absolutely no interaction with any flavor since - until now. So please bare with me... I have Lubuntu running as a VM on a Synology NAS. I use ...
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Backup with Deja Dup via SSH fails

I am trying to backup an Ubuntu 16.04 system to a Synology NAS (DSM 6.0). Deja Dup fails with connection refused by server, but Duplicity itself directly works flawlessly. Deja Dup configuration: - ...
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Find owner of a file in SMB mounted NAS storage

I have access to a NAS storage server along with many others. Everyone has their own login credentials to NAS which is mounted using SMB. Now, lets assume the username of my Ubuntu PC is 'abc' and ...
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FreeFileSync - NAS - permissions

I'm new in linux so forgive me if I make obvious mistakes. I'm trying to figure out how to get my laptop synced with my (Synology) NAS. I have installed FreeFileSync. It works perfect between ...
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Synology NAS Acess and Ubuntu 16.0.4 and Centos 7

I made a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS recently. I would like to access my Synology NAS DS1515 and mount the drive on the desktop. What would the next step be? Thanks for considering my request....
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How do i take a disk image of Ubuntu 16.04 on a NAS

I have recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 in a VM running on a Windows 10 host. As a complete newcomer to Linux, never mind Ubuntu, I am completely baffled by the setting up of a simple backup of the ...
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NFS lock-up over 1Gb ethernet: Post 14.04.5 to Zyxel NSA325 v2

When mounting a NFS share over 1000Mbps Ethernet connection, a cp or rsync will lock up after a few MBytes transferred. This does NOT occur when using earlier Ubuntu versions / derivatives. NAS ...
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Is Drobo5N2 Dashboard available for Ubuntu 16.04?

I am very new to Ubuntu. I am wondering if I can install Drobo Dashboard?
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Simple Samba setup kicking my butt

Samba in standalone mode, just one share. Windows client says "You do not have permission". Using UNIX ACL's, have a simple one line mapping file for a single user. Using tdb as back end, have enabled ...
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Samba + Owncloud

I recently build up a nas and think about how the perfect setup should look like. I thought on setting up samba as fileserving and owncloud to access the files from internet. Does this make sense or ...
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How do I get RSYNC to work with a LaCie-2big-NAS?

I am having a problem getting RSYNC to backup remotely to a LaCie-2big-NAS (internet connected HDD). I have set all the permissions for the target directory to be "rwx" (read, write, executable) and ...
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Trying to add a NAS to Plex in Ubuntu

I have been trying Ubuntu occasionally now and decided to start use Ubuntu for my plex server instead of windows. I have a nas where all data is stored and have tried to auto mount it using fstab. ...
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How do I access a local network share in dolphin?

I decided to switch over to Kubuntu for a while, and I backed up my documents on a NAS connected to my local network. I was able to see it and access it in nautilus, but when I try to access it in ...
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Fstab bind network shared folder: mount error(6): No such device or address

trying to bind a shared folder located on my NAS in fstab using //192.168.178.150/array1 /home/myUser/test cifs username=myUser,passwd=**** 0 0 I get the following error Retrying with upper case ...
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Discovering the IP of my NAS which is connected by Ethernet Cable

So I've been unable to find the IP of the QNAP NAS that I am trying to use. I'm running Ubuntu 16.10 and have the NAS connected through an ethernet cable which goes directly from the NAS into my PC. ...
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How to create a NAS/NFS distributed over multiple machines?

I have multiple mac minis running Ubuntu. I'm building a mini cluster. Each has a medium sized drive. I was wondering if there was a way I could turn a portion of each drive into a shared NAS/NFS of ...
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Ubuntu with no window manager 95% of time

I want to run Ubuntu on a dedicated NAS I am building. 95% of the time I want to run it in as low power mode as possible (although I do want to run Crashplan on it), so I'd like to disable most X ...
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How to install a minimal Xfce4 GUI on Ubuntu Server 16.04?

I'm building a NAS for my home with Ubuntu Server 16.04. I would like to know what is the best way to install a very minimal Xfce4 graphical user interface on it in order to complete some frequent ...
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What credential is my server looking for?

For the past few months, I have been using a NAS server that I created by running FreeNAS in a VirtualBox on my Ubuntu 16.04 server. I know this isn't ideal, so I set up Samba shares on my server. Now,...
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Mount a NAS drive in ubuntu server - permission problems

First I'm a newbie in Linux, but I read a lot these days about it. I have a network and all my work files are in NAS drive. I start with an education purposes Ubuntu Server, with local messenger etc. ...
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NAS does not mount during boot

I would like to mount a NAS automatically during start up, and have inserted the following line in /etc/fstab: mount -t cifs -o username=xxxxxx,password=xxxxxx //nas8d5ec9.local/public/ /mnt/...
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How to set up a shared HDD

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 and I added a 2TB HDD to be shared over the network. My questions are: 1. Do I need to format the HDD as NFS (or other type?? - and how do I do that)? 2. How do I share the ...