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    Am I doing this right?

    Hello all of you amazing people. First of, let me just thank you for ALL of the help you guys have provided already, it's truly fantastic how much I've learned from you guys and how well you've explained everything I've needed to know! I'm creating a NAS for my business, and I've found a...
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    Motherboard choise for storage server?

    Hello Everyone on this amazing forum. I cannot thank you enough for all the help I've already gotten from this truly fantastic community, but I do need a little bit more help finding the correct hardware for my needs. I've gone away from the idea of making a combined workstation/nas/leisure...
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    10g Home NAS Setup

    Hi all, I'm new here and have searched to try to find what I'm after with no avail, and you lot seem to know what you're on about! I would like to see if you can find an issue with my proposed setup, I work in 3D using a lot of data and am moving into a new home in a few weeks, a perfect time...
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    ECC & Non-ECC

    Hello everyone. You guys here have already given me more detailed answers, that allowed me to learn than any other forum I've used in the past to learn about servers. Thank you so much! Now I have a new question. I'm in the process on deciding on hardware to use in my server. It will have 2...
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    Building 50-100TB NAS/RAID Backup Server for Genomic Lab

    Hello all! I am researching storage options for 50-100TB of usable storage space for a genomic lab. Essentially, I am trying to get an understanding of best practices and cost to build such a server. Right now, I am in the early stages of investigating solutions, so I can understand the...
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    Paying for someone to change the fans in my 1u PSUs

    I have a Chenbro NR40700. The one listed here: https://forums.servethehome.com/index.php?threads/chenbro-cleversafe-slicestor-1440-48-bay-sas-rebuild-for-home-use.12522/ Instead of modifying the chassis, my idea is to swap out the PSU fans for a quieter model. Can anyone here do this for me? I...
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    Supermicro Dual Xeon 12 bay server

    I have acquired a like new Supermicro 12 bay server. It was originally built to be a Pivot3 CloudBank. I installed XigmaNAS to test it out. I think it has less than 40 hours of use. It uses the CSE-826 chassis and X8DT3-LN4 mainboard with the SAS-826EL1 backplane to support 12 drives. Has 2...
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    iXsystems next Open Source Project - TrueNAS SCALE >> Debian Linux

    Link: Starting our next Open Source Project - TrueNAS SCALE
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    A 'Server Newbie' needing guidance with Server Build(s)

    Hey Wonderful People! I'm currently looking to see if someone here might be able to assist or point me in the right direction. Apologies in advance for any stupid questions or mistakes on my end etc. I'm an indie game designer and I'm looking at solutions for a few issues. Network Attached...
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    E-2200 series home server build request for comments

    Hello! I've been thinking of replacing my old (and trusty) Intel Pentium J2900 server with something more powerful. After some thinking I finally decided to use an E-2200 series Xeon. This is the build that I'm planning on getting: CPU - Intel® Xeon® E-2226G (x1) MOBO - Supermicro X11SCH-F (x1)...
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    FS: NetApp FAS2650 HA Storage Array w/ (24) 900GB 10k SAS HDDs

    I no longer have use for this so I am parting ways with my NetApp FAS2650 HA (Dual Controller) Storage array. The system works perfectly and I have zeroed it so it is ready to be reinitialized by the next owner. I am asking $3000 + shipping for the system which includes the following: * (1)...
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    New member, new build, need advice

    OK! wow.... what a great community STH is. I wish I would have known about this place sooner. I have been doing a lot of reading the past week. This has led to the typical highs, feeling like I know what I want, and lows, feeling like I know nothing about what is out there. That being said, I am...
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    Best specs for large storage-only NAS

    Hello all, I am looking to build a high-capacity (24 drive) NAS. It will be storage-only for mostly media and backups; all transcoding, VM, and other server needs will be handled by a separate system. I plan on running FreeNAS. I don't think I will need a very powerful processor or very much...
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    NAS and Plex server build help

    Hey Guys first time posting on the forum, I've recently decided to build a dedicated Plex Server and NAS instead of piggy backing off my gaming rig so I wanted some advice. The last time I built a computer was about 5 years ago so all my knowledge about what is best to buy is very out of date...
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    Disk Read Write Speed ESXi / Synology NAS

    Setting up a new home lab - currently I have a single PowerEdge R630 which boots ESXi from thumbdrive. PowerEdge is connected to Synology 1819+ with 10GBE - iSCSI provided datastore. I have installed Windows Server 2016 VM (2vCPU, 4GB RAM) and have used the PVCSI disk driver and installed VM...
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    Help: Need a mass storage solution for home record label

    Hello all! I am currently looking for a mass storage solution to solve the storage issue that my label is currently having. Currently: We have a Mac mini running a WebDav & Apache server with a 2TB internal Samsung EVO SSD as storage and an 8TB external HDD for onsite backup. We are running...
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    Very Slow Data Transfer between two Internal Volume on Synology NAS

    I tried both File Copy within File Station, both Move to and Copy to had the same results. I try changing Shared Folder location to a different volume. The results were the same. Even with Multiple GB files, ( Seq Write and not 4K Small Files ) , it max out at 18MB/s. That is even slower than...
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    Guidance on building home server

    We're looking to build a home server to be used for, steam web cache, file server (local and internet) and ripping and hosting Blu-ray's. The hardware we're thinking about at the moment is: CPU: athlon 3000g Ram: 2*4gb ddr4 Storage: 10*600gb 15k sas + 120gb ssd Motherboard: Asus b450m micro ATX...
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    EU WTS - Synology DX510 - 2 Units - 1 with 5 2TB Disk & 1 Diskless

    Hello All I have just moved from a Synology system to UNRAID so no longer need my Synology system. I am therefore selling my 2 DX510 units. Unit 1 - £499 DX510 and 10TB storage - 5 x 2TB Disks - These disks are Samsung HD204UI - 2010/11 in date and all show fine under the Synology system...
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    Networking Services don’t auto-start on boot up - Dell R720 w/ proxmox (Warning: Beginner User)

    I’m working on a home server project using a Dell R720 to serve as a NAS, PLEX server, and torrent grabber. This is my first server ever and my first experience in networking, server hardware, and Linux. Because of this, I do not know how to carry out the three functions listed out above so I’m...