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    Convert Old Dell Optiplex 9020 to NAS Device using secondary PSU?

    I have Dell Optiplex 9020 which has only one SATA power plugin, coming out of motherboard (although it has 3 SATA Ports). I am planning to connect at least 4x 3.5"Drives (4TB) to it, for now. I will use LSI HBA Card to have additional SATA ports. Issue: How to provide power to these drives...
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    MS-01 HBA / NAS expansion Question

    I would like to build a 1u rackmount nas enclosure attached to my MS-01. Ideally 16 nvme modules using 2 * 5.25 slots but I havent found a short chassis of 1u with 2 x 5.25 slots yet. If you have any idea for that it would great. The 5.25 to nvme modules I want to use are these : MB873MP-B V2_8...
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    Are MZ-ILS3T80 PM1633 good?

    I'm looking at multiple sellers of MZ-ILS3T80 PM1633 SAS SSDs. A few of them explicitly say 512B and others don't. Do these have any known longevity or other issues to be aware of? These are for light home use, so I'm not too worried about them being used. Things I am unsure of: Can they be...
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    LSI SAS 9300-8e HBA Not Displaying Drives

    Hello!! I am troubleshooting disks not being recognized by my HBA. I have an overkill HBA for my purpose purchased used from eBay but I figured it would still work for my purpose and was reasonably priced. For my setup, I'm running: Server HPE DL360 Gen 9 x2 Intel Xeon E5-2690 v3 x2 16GB...
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    UGREEN NASync

    I saw this the other day, they looked really good. The only thing I'm concerned about is the UGOS Pro OS, I would love one of these with TrueNas or some other established OS' Also because of past kickstarter experience I'd be hesitant on supporting it. I'm currently in queue to be added to the...
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    The Latest N100&I3-N305 NAS BOARD

    After six months of research and development,N100&N305 nas board finally launched. N100&N305 NAS BOARD See more details:N100&N305 NAS BOARD
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    [FS] USA - NJ: Custom NAS/Unraid parts; Pelican rolling case

    (Moved this to the correct subforum) It was time to upgrade so that means it's time to pass on some hardware. This is a great kit of hardware that has served me well and would set someone up nicely to start their homelab. I'm located in 08861 (Perth Amboy, NJ) and prefer an in person meet vs...
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    How to recover files from a NAS that doesn’t work anymore (Synology CS407)

    My Synology CS407 NAS don’t turn on, it may be out of order. I’ve got a NAS device with RAID 6. What should I do with all the data that’s still on the disks? (I hope that all drives are working and my data is still there) There is no way to access the files by just connecting the disks to the...
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    Enclosure or Nas build advice and direction please...

    I have a synology ds920+ in and have replaced several drives and have a collection of 8tb Seagate compute (yes i know some are smr, hourly i can still use them?) and Toshiba n300 drives and an ironwolf. I wanted to create storage that i can put together a collection of retro files on (all kinds...
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    Anyone here have/had a Transcend Storejet Cloud?

    I was browsing in a store a year ago and they had one of these (except it's the 2 drive model 210) on clearance for $200. I have two cheap WD single drive NAS drives and did not plan on buying another "cheap" solution as I eventually want a proper NAS (Synology, Qnap etc) but it was less than...
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    Homelab First TrueNAS Build - Hardware Verification

    Greetings all. I finally got the go ahead to turn one of our basement closets into my dream home lab. It's got plenty of space for a full-size 42U rack and we just installed a dedicated mini-split for climate control in that closet. I'm super exited about starting the build, but having anxiety...
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    HW Build Guide: DIY NAS with CWWK N5105 and Jonsbo N2

    After going through the thread on the Topton NAS motheboard and seeing others' builds, I too built a home NAS using the N5105 version of the motherboard and the Jonsbo N2 NAS case. I also made a video (linked in the blog post mentioned below) comparing the sound of the default Jonsbo N2 case fan...
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    Building my first homelab server! Help would be appreciated!

    So i recently i've gotten into learning networking and cloud, and would like to have my own private server/cloud instead of paying google/amazon and all the rest of cloud based softwares. I've looked into synology and qnap for nas, but for the price of them I realized i could just build my own...
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    What kind of HDD to order for Datto S3B3000

    Hi long term lurker, new member of the forum here. can I get some advise on what kind of HDD to order for a datto s3b3000? Does it take SAS or SATA? also what is the maximum capacity for storage on this thing. The official documentation says 3TB which seems like outdated info...
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    ZFS + virtualization box - which platform?

    I'm looking for advice on building a new storage + virtualization home server. Some 12 or so years ago I built my 'current' NAS, consisting of a then brand-new G34 platform with a very cheap Opteron 6128 octacore and nice ASUS KGPE-D16 motherboard housed in a Norco 20-bay case. Over time I've...
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    Looking for a recommendation for a CPU and motherboard for a power-efficient (at idle) home NAS

    Hi! I'm in the process of designing my home NAS server. Its primary function will be disk storage, but I also want to use it to run several services. NAS will be used for file storage, hosting video projects for editing off the server (I don't need super smooth scrubbing, though), and backups...
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    Fan orientation for optimal cooling

    Hi everyone, I am building an EPYC Gen 2 based system on a Phanteks Enthoo 719 case. I would like to get your opinion on the best layout and direction of fans to achieve the best possible cooling outcome. I have 8 X Noctua 140mm fans, 3 at front, 3 at top, 1 at bottom and 1 at the back. I...
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    Help me choose motherboard for NAS

    Hi, I am building a NAS server that will run TrueNAS Scale. I have 3x Ironwolf 8 TB HDD that will be set in RAID Z1 with some additional caching SSDs. And now the question. I need a motherboard for 9100F that will have 6xSATA ports, 2xM.2, support for ECC RAM (I will have 32Gb at the beginning)...
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    My budget server build S2ML - Quanta QSSC-2ML 1U Server

    TL;DR, To be continued soon... Build’s Name: 
S2ML Operating System: PVE, Ubuntu Specification: Dimension: Rack 1U (seems not standard 1U, Quanta has multiple models like that) Chassis, barebone system: Quanta QSSC-2ML Chipset: Intel C602 CPU: Intel Xeon E5 2670 V2 *2...