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Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming
My friend is planning to buy following NAS that is supporting 6 bays and includes 3tb drives in each. Any opinion on this configuratoin. I also plan to consider this when time comes.
Sigtel Fiber not playing nice with my NAS. Can anyone help?
Had my Sigtel 1Gbps fiber installed in my condo yesterday. It comes with an Aztech (never heard of it) dual band router. Connected my NAS to the router via a ethernet. While on wifi, the NAS shows up on network discovery, but I cannot connect to it. It says that there are no paths to the NAS. How...
External NAS Backup
I currently have an Asustor AS3104T NAS with 4 6TB hard drives. I have been slowly adding my movie collection, etc to the NAS and for local backup have simply been copying the actual movies to hard drives. My NAS is running Raid 5 (I think..i.e. the one where you can sustain one drive failure.)...
Worth converting to a NAS?
I have an old Dell Power Edge 830 sitting in my basement, I am considering if it is worthwhile to try and convert this into a NAS or if it will simply be a waste of time to do so. The specs of it can be found here: My biggest concerns a...
Noob NAS Questions.
Why do home NAS have a CPU & RAM? What do they do for a basic 2 drive desktop setup for movies? Is there any major benefit with a NAS like WD EX2100 over simply putting the two drives in the PC itself?Thanks. '); }
Homerolled NAS Questions
My parents are in dire need of a network storage solution and I've been volunteered to make one. There is a spare PC that I can use for this endeavor with more than enough specs to serve as a file server. I have a few questions which, hopefully, someone can answer: What kind of use env...
Suggest a NAS setup
I'd like:Hot-swap drives.Some sort of software remote control panel.Media serving to Apple TV, Xbox, Playstation, etc. as well as basic PC network sharesCompatible with mobile devices.Compatible with CrashPlan and Apple Time Machine .Security and isolation capabilities so an untrusted dev...
Setting Up NAS as Media Streamer
Hello, I'm looking into buying a Synology NAS. What I'd like to accomplish is to have all my media files on my NAS and stream them to a streamer with xbmc installed on it. My question is how convenient is it to stream HD movies from my NAS drive to xbmc? Will it lag? Also, what would determine ...
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