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    EU WTB: WD Red/Pro 3.5" NAS HDDs

    I'm looking to fill an 8-bay NAS (FreeNAS) with good quality second hand disks that are not worn down to their last legs. WD Reds are ideal, but if you have anything in good condition I would be very interested too. I'm thinking 6-8 TB each, and 8-12 drives. Some sort of...
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    FS: FIRESALE 2x 8TB WD RED NAS (256MB Cache)

    Hello, I have NEW 2x WD RED NAS drives left over after a build. Each has warranty till 07/01/2019. We used a mixed of WD Mybook, Easystore, and OEM for a large 120x- 8TB drive install in 2x Dell 3060e. These are some of the higher end 256mb cache drives. Brand NEW, great for a NAS...
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    "Offline" NAS

    Hello Everybody, it may sound like a dumb question but I'd like to know if I can use a NAS "offline" ? Well I mean if I can use the NAS with a WLAN Router which is not connected with the internet ... So I could share my date with WiFi technology nearby the location or use it via an ethernet...
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    FS: 500GB SSD +Seagate 4x3TB (12TB total) + Areca Bonus

    Hello, I have 4x4TB and 4x3TB drives from my NAS that I'm upgrading (28TB total). I've moved to all 8TB drives and will be selling some leftover soon as well. Seagate ST4000DM000 4TB 4x4TB (16TB) (no warranty) $SOLD Seagate ST3000DM001 3TB 4x3TB (12TB) (no warranty) $250 Buy the...
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    File server + desktop solution Qs

    Disclaimer: I'm a super noob when it comes to NA/file servers/pretty-much-anything-network-related. PLease be gentle with me. I recently moved my work pc to the living room after a bit of maintenance and have become quite accustomed to gaming on 42in tv I scored from a second hand store (for...
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    DIY WS2016/Storage Spaces Box (NVMe -> SSD -> Spinners)

    Hi, first post here :) I'm about to build a dedicated storage box at home, where I plan to run WS2016 w/ Storage Spaces as I've grown tired of FreeNAS because of my growing interest in Windows env. For this build I've planned to use the following components: - BitFenix Phenom M (mATX version...
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    napp-it All-In-One ZFS storage server template for ESXi

    New ova templates available, ready to import in ESXi for a full featured NAS/SAN/VM ZFS storage with one e1000 vnic and one faster vmxnet3s - based on OmniOS 151022 lts, LX/Linux container, vmware tools, tls, current napp-it (Free/Dev) - based on OpenIndiana 2017.04 GUI, vmware tools, mate...
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    Is augmenting my existing setup with a SAN build a good idea?

    Im currently running an 'all-in-one' ESXi 6.5 build where my storage tier is a quasi-san but all built into the existing host. The VM root file-system is a VMDK housed on one of the SSD datastores and then I have 4 HDD's passed through to the NAS OS via RDM. The HDDs are setup as a RAID10...
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    Linux based FreeNAS alternatives

    Poking around the internet looking for a NAS Distro to try. I was planning on going to FreeNAS Corral since it had Docker Integration...but we know how that went :( Seems like most people have gone to ZFS historically because it was more stable than BTRFS, but is that still the case today...
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    Backup to NAS and to Cloud

    hi for my company i would like to backup a folder with all client data to the QnapNAS and retain changes and deleted files like this: daily changes for 31 days monthly changes for 12 months yearly changes for 7-10 years so the folder structure should look like this: year03-month03-day02...
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    Advice on low power home server

    I'm stuck in my own thoughts when it comes to my next home server. I'm currently running out of space in the current system and the setup feels old and inefficient. APC SmartUPS 1500 (bought used, probably over sized for the task, noisy when the fans runs every now and then. Efficiency? I have...
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    So i'm here to research Enterprise-class storage up to 300TB :)

    Hello, this is my (second) post (first was responding to a help request) because someone on SmallNetBuilder suggested I come on over here because this either is more my style, or may be a necessary part of what I have to do. My name "Twice Shy" should suggest to you that i've suffered serious...
  13. John Burns

    FS:Qnap TS-1679U-RP with 16 x 4tb (used)

    I've recently acquired a Qnap rackmount 16 bay nas, but I've found it to be to loud for my workspace (50 db). Edit: I've found a way to quiet my rack. It comes with Dual 10gb Ethernet card (copper) Upgraded to 16 gb ram 16 4tb Seagate constellation es drives Rack rails Redundant power...
  14. Patrick

    Old USB 3.0 laptop as a NAS?

    Here is a crazy idea I had: Find some inexpensive second hand laptop with USB 3.0 ports and a Gigabit Ethernet Port Hang 4TB 2.5" external USB 3.0 drives off the laptop Install Ubuntu Enjoy a cheap NAS with BBU, local terminal and hot swap drives. This may end up being a fun rainy day project...
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    mini power home NAS xeon-d

    Build’s Name: mini power home NAS xeon-d Operating System: Linux Ubuntu 16.04 (ZFS included as default Yeah!) CPU: Xeon-D 1518 Motherboard: Supermicro X10SDV-4C-TLN4F Chassis: Streacom F7C Alpha Drives: 4x Samsung Spinpoint M10T 4TB 2.5" (only available in P3 4TB at the moment) SSD: 1x M.2...
  16. F1ydave

    Debating between HGST and WD RE4 for NAS, looking for opinions

    I was going to build a NAS, but then I saw this for sale the other day for about 10% off Amazon pricing, the other day. Reviews were good, basically its a Synology with a cheaper web UI, built by Asus. The things I liked were the dual gigabit, usb 3.0, eSata, HDMI (not that I would every need...
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    FreeNAS or OpenIndiana/Nappit hardware advice

    First post as a member, longtime reader. I have weighed the pros and cons of DIY vs commercial (synology) NASs and have decided to roll my own. Environment: Rack mount Connection Symmetrical gigabit fiber pfSense UTM on Dell r210 with E3-1240 Ubiquiti Switch with SFP/SFP+...
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    Thoughts on reliability of Seagate Enterprise SATA drives for RAID?

    Seagate consumer SATA drives have a bad-to-mixed impression as we all know, depending on model. I recently got my hands on a lightly used (~4k hrs) Seagate Enterprise Capacity 6TB (SATA) drive, with all the bells and whistles (2M hour MTBF, AFR of 0.44%, URE of 1 per 10E15 and 5-year warranty)...
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    High performance AIO

    I'm currently evaluating the possibility to create a NAS/SAN (iSCSI/NFS) to share between 3 lab servers (all HP ML310e Gen8 v2) with an upcoming 10 Gbps network (ConnectX-2 NIC connected to a shared DLINK DGS-1510-28X). As I would like to have some services "always-on", my goal would be to keep...
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    C236 MB for cheap NAS/Server

    Hi, I want to build a little homeserver/NAS and am searching a good but not too expensive Motherboard for this build. Some features I'd like to have on the MB: - C236 Chipset (I'd like to use the iGPU) - 6 SATA III ports at least, better 8 - M.2 port for the system drive and a fast cache - ITX...