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Backup NAS to an external drive on a connected computer

I found some options to backup the Synology NAS to an external drive, that is directly connected to the NAS. But is it possible to backup to a computer's external harddisk? For example, userX starts ...
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How to set up Hardware RAID on Linux Server for Access from Windows as a NAS

As I'm fairly new to Linux I wonder how to set up my RAID for network-wide access to use it as a NAS also from Windows. I got a used Server with an Adaptec 6405 Hardware RAID Controller and added 4x ...
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debugfs on a NAS

# debugfs -R 'stat <INODE>' /dev/sdaX or # debugfs -R 'stat FILENAME' /dev/sdaX> display file creation time etc. How to run this command if the DEVICE is a NAS mounted e.g. on /MOUNTPOINT/VOL-...
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Where is the undo button in Linux? If I created an SSH key and copied the public key to a NAS, how would I undo or delete it?

I created an SSH key using ssh-keygen -t rsa. Then I copied the key to the NAS, so I wouldn't have to enter a password using ssh-copy-id. I realized that I did it for the wrong user, so now I need to ...
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RAID5 stopped randomly stopped working and now 2 drives show as (out of date)

I have been running this raid for a few months with new SSDs and today the raid stops working. After a restart the raid won't assemble again. All drive are fine and show as healty in SMART. I tried ...
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Why do directory permissions differ between server and client (NFS)

I have a Synology NAS and want to share a directory on it via NFS to a Linux client. Mounting works fine, but the group/everyone permissions differ I did not manually configure the NFS server side. I ...
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What is the difference of the Netatalk package and the Avahi package?

I am a beginner and following some online tutorials for using linux as a NAS and connecting to a mac. Nearly all tutorials talk about the need for using Netatalk and Avahi. Both seem to be networking ...
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How to make apache read htaccess

my document root is /data i've added <Directory /data> Options Indexes FollowSymLinks AllowOverride All Require all granted </Directory> to my default conf below /Virtualhost but the ...
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Does the filesystem of a network storage device matter for OS compatibility? (Beginner Question)

I've been using Linux for several years so I'm familiar with the command line, but networking is a mysterious and intimidating thing to me. When I want to share files between devices I use flash ...
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If I have one of my computers with all my storage devices and I use it like a NAS, can anyone with internet access get access to it?

I have a spare computer that I want to make use of it. I have 2 other computers, one is Windows 10 and the other is Linux. My daughter may use a 4th computer which is a Windows laptop. I was thinking ...
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(Probably) Corrupted LUKS Header, Restoring Header does not work

I tried everything I was able to find online. Hours of research since yesterday ;( I found no one struggling with the errors I'm facing, except from GitLab (error code -1 instead of -4 I'm getting), ...
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OpenVPN daemon keeps my harddrives spinning on NAS home server

I have a home NAS server with OpenVPN daemon installed, however I want to keep my harddrives in idle mode (so they last longer) when nobody actively uses the VPN or files on the NAS. OpenVPN daemon ...
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Does a file system also use block storage?

I'm confused about the actual internal workings of a file system. The question is about file storage vs block storage. From what I understand, the difference is in the level at which we access data: ...
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Cannot boot (OpenMediaVault) after hardware change

I'm facing a problem that I can't solve by myself so I decided to ask here for some help : Introduction : Moving to my new house in a few weeks I decided to give my NAS a little hardware refresh going ...
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Cannot delete folder on Synology NAS?

I logged in as root and tried to recursively delete the folder /volume2/Name using rm -rf It started and deleted all the files/directories inside this folder Name, but it cannot remove the folder ...
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Cannot mount CIFS share on boot (from /etc/fstab) if it depends on ip route

On a Debian Linux 10 I have a CIFS share defined in /etc/fstab: //192.168.120.1/Share /mnt/Share cifs credentials=/etc/fstab-share.password,auto,nofail 0 0 On system boot this share does not mount ...
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Drive formatted through USB, plugged in through SATA but no filesystems recognized?

I need to change a drive in my home NAS, and so bought a new WD 2TB drive. Using a WD My Book 111D USB enclosure, I have partitioned, formatted and copied the data of the old drive. Then, I change ...
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HDDs are scratching at IDLE state on mdadm RAID 5

I have a mdadm RAID 5 on 6 hard drives. Every one second, I ear the same noisy pattern on hard drives, like when you read/write something on it, but without any operations... The raid is clean and no ...
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Recovering eCryptFS Files in Linux

I am trying to recover a raid 1 hard drive from my Synology NAS and have access to the ecryptfs files and know the password to access them, but I'm not sure how to actually decrypt them. All the ...
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Unable to change files/folder attributes on NAS sharing through samba server

My situation: Client (Windows 10) -> Server (Debian 10 / Samba Version 4.9.5-Debian) -> NAS (Lenovo ix2) From Client (Windows 10), I can create, rename, delete, change files and folders ...
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Mounting shared folder from local NAS device

I'm trying to mount a folder from local NAS device. The model is Zyxel NAS 326. On the Ubuntu 18.04 client, I try to run these commands: # does nothing sudo mount -v -o vers=3.0 -t nfs 192.168.1.33:/...
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Run Multiple Commands on Docker Container Startup on Synology NAS

Due to the way the existing folder permissions are structured via ACL I need to assign additional groups to the user inside several Docker containers I'm running. Unfortunately the containers by ...
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Rsync archive not copying permissions

I'm running this command to synchronize files on my NAS and internal hard drive (MBP 2018 Big Sur) zsh. I'm running rsync -avi --delete /Volumes/DRIVENAME/ /Volumes/NAS/folder/DRIVENAME/ where /...
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No longer able to mount NAS using CIFS

I am following notes made previously on mounting my NAS on my Debian system: sudo mount -t cifs -o user=***,password=***,vers=1.0 //NAS_IP_ADDRESS/NAS_DIR /mnt/NAS This is generating the below error: ...
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Change led trigger on disk sleep status changes and activity on Debian 9

I need to control a led on a NAS with a custom Debian 9 firmware as follow: when the disk is powered on and there is no activity > stay on when the disk is powered on and there is activity > ...
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Mount mirror XFS RAID with write capability

i have a buffalo NAS. Mirror RAID. Two drives. XFS file system. I put larger disks and want to copy data back but it is painfully slow over the network or over built in "USB3" port. Is there ...
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Try to mount SMB share on NAS and get "Operation not supported"

I have several Synology NAS, running DSM 6.2.2-24922 Update 5, which I successfully mount on Ubuntu 18.04 with: sudo mount -t cifs //192.168.x.y/folder_name -o username=user,password=???????,uid=1000,...
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Best way to sync cloud NAS to cloud NAS in realtime?

I have two NAS in Alibaba Cloud. Unfortunately, they don't have any realtime sync solution between them. I already have 10PB in one of the NAS and want to set a realtime sync with another one. ...
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Disallow any internet connection

Story, you may skip. Recently Western Digital has announced that some of older NAS devices are in grave danger due to a exploit that makes it possible to factory reset devices. Hundreds of NAS ...
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Partioning Linux Filesystem on different NASes

There is a Linux machine that, according to the guy that set it up, has different parts of the Filesystem (I.E. / and /home) allocated on different NASes, resulting in a fictitious display of the ...
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No eth0 interface available on Linux NAS

I have a NAS (N5550) from Thecus and I want to access it. I connected everything and the ethernet port lights up. On the LCD front of the NAS it shows: LAN IP: N/A Normally I saw the IP-Address to ...
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How to manage CIFS permissions on a mounted drive in linux?

I have copied over from a cifs mounted volume to another cifs mounted volume a large number of files. The 2 volumes were mounted locally with the following command: # mount -t cifs -o username=<...
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Ubuntu mate GUI not loading after installing NAS on Raspberry Pi

I had a Raspberry Pi and Ubuntu Mate running on that. One day I decided to attach a hard drive with that and convert that into a NAS. I completed the setup and I was able to access the NAS from my ...
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NAS server smartd.conf assistance

I want to perform the following using smartd: Run short smartctl test once a week. Run long smartctl test once a month. Get the results for each run on mail. I tried to read the 'man' page for both ...
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No space to recover data from a 6TB WD Red NASware

I have a 6TB MyCloudHome which stopped working a few months back. After searching several forums I found that the way to recover my data from it is to buy a docking station and use a linux operating ...
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Is CentOS the most barebones Linux? [closed]

I'm looking to make a NTFS filesystem NAS server with Docker support, so I need the most lightweight and feature-lacking OS, since I'll only use it to access the files on the system and run docker ...
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window-based file manager resistant to network drivers lost connection

I have ubuntu, and I have mounted NAS on my computer. NAS can be mounted only if VPN is active. The problem is, when a connection problem occures, or when I umount the NAS resources, the file manager ...
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How can I properly install Debian on a laptop that used to have windows? (There is probably a problem with MBR)

I recently broke the screen of my Lenovo Ideapad 110S-11IBR, so I decided to use it as a NAS device. After I tried to install a Debian-based NAS operating system I ran into a problem: Even though the ...
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Getting "EXT4 error loading journal" for USB drive in MyCloudEX2Ultra

My NAS server is recently refusing to mount an external USB drive: root@MyCloudEX2Ultra root # mount -r -t ext4 /dev/sdc1 tmp/ mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sdc1, ...
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How to remove an errant ZFS spare entry?

I have a ZFS spare reporting in an odd way. There is no sda spare. The spare "was" actually in use, listed as spare3 in screenshot below. However, sda is in fact the non-ZFS boot drive. ...
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Can I re-assemble my RAID 5 on only 2 drives using mdadm to recover my data?

I have a 3 drives RAID 5 on a CentOS NAS but 1 drive died. Since then, CentOS boot in emergency mode and I can't manage to get access to my data. I tried mdadm --assemble --scan and command returns ...
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How to mount a folder from a NAS drive in UBUNTU

I have a NAS drive (ZYXel 320) and I am following this instruction to install the folder called Files. I can check that when I run the following command: smbclient -L //192.168.12.237 I am able to ...
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TNAS how to install wget

I have a TNAS F5-221. How to install wget? I'm getting: wget command not found. I tried: yum install wget, apt install wget. I’m logged through ssh as root. Is there work around for it?
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How to: ZFS dataset per user

My roommates and I are going to build a NAS server at home with ZFS but each of us want to have our own separated space. Is it possible to create several different datasets and assign each one to a ...
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Is there a way of "merging" NFS shares? [closed]

Currently , on the laboratory I'm working on, there are three NAS: 2x Seagate NAS Pro with 15TB (RAID 5) 1x FreeNAS machine with 9TB (RAID 0) All of these are used through NFS shares mounted on ...
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In OpenMediaVault, how do I secure an SMB share with login and password?

I'm running a NAS server with https://www.openmediavault.org/ on a Raspberry PI. I've made a "shared folder", activated SMB sharing and within it created a share for this folder with "only guests" ...
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Force systemd's mount and automount to raise inmediately ENOENT instead ENODEV

I have an external drive which provides an NFS mounting point, and I want to use it as a NAS. I would like to be mounted when I try to access it. I've done it with Systemd's units file, with a .mount ...
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Options for network file systems for Linux Systems

I want to learn about the available options for network file systems with Linux. So far I am aware of open afs nsf (network filesystem ?) samba (windows share) NAS (in the form of NAS specific OS eg ...
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same NAS, same folder, but different groups showed in two different hosts, why?

I have a strange behaviour with a shared NAS between multiple hosts. Every host reaches a shared folder mounted on /sharedfolder on the same source (##.###.###.###:/filesystem, where ## are the ...
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How can I simulate an unresponsive file descriptor?

We have an application that writes to a log file. In the prod environment, the log file directory is mapped to a NAS: 192.168.1.10:/storage/app/log 2554360832 11844608 2412762112 1% /usr/local/app/...
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