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NAS is an abbreviation for Network Attached Storage. It is a way of providing file-level access to storage on a network.

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Cheap & cheerful NAS housing for 4 @ 8tB (delivery to UK)

I am looking for a very cheap & cheerful NAS housing. Just gets the job done, with no frills. I have found some, but they all run a 32bit Linux which limits the max disk size (to 16tB, IIRC). I ...
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2TB NAS HDD Power Supply Recommendations

I'm building a custom NAS as a backup server for multiple laptops in my house. I'm planning on buying four 2TB mechanical SATA hard drives that will be run in RAID 1 (Hard drives: https://www.newegg....
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Cheap hardware for NAS with a mini-ITX Case

I intend to build a small 4 to 6 drives NAS server. The only part chosen is the case, a Fractal Design Node 304 which can hold up to 6 drives. This case is compatible with mini ITX motherboard. I ...
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Custom rack 8-12 drive NAS build backplane support?

Looking for advice on building a 8/12 bay NAS server. I'm considering building a custom 2U rack mount NAS server build, and found the majority of the parts I need, but I don't understand if the ...
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Best Cheap NAS from eBay with Support for LFF

so browsing through Amazon I find NAS's that seem to be the right fit. This one for instance seems good: The Synology 12 bay But the price is wayyyyyy too much ($1500 at the time of writing this). I'...
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Cheapest multi-disk NAS?

So, now there is a $25 hat with 4 @ 6 GBit/s SATA for the $50 FriendlyElec NanoPi M4 Hmm, that link speaks only of a 2gB version, whereas this indicates that there is also a 4gB version. Total $75 ...
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NAS for local IT-deployment enviroment

I work at a department that produce between 100-200 units a day (laptop, desktop, servers etc) so it is not a big enviroment. For years we have used an old HPE server for storage (old files that we ...
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Server/NAS system for private usage

as a new project I want to establish a home server/NAS solution at my home. I want to fulfill following requirements: The solution shall host an application server which runs an Jira instance (...
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NAS disk which can go to sleep

I am buying a disk for my home-made NAS server. I will not access my server very often so I am planning to spin down (put disk to sleep) when not in use. I was thinking about WD Red or Seagate ...
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Acer EasyStore H340 - Power Supply PY.20009.001

I have 2 NAS (Acer EasyStore H340) with dead power supply. After googling to find the reference of the power supply, I found a german site with a compatible power supply unit: After google ...
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Media computer / NAS with HDMI

What I am trying to achieve : Stream media to my TV using the least possible amount of devices. What I currently own : A Western Digital MyCloud Ex 2 Ultra NAS, and I am somewhat happy/unhappy ...
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SYNOLOGY DS718+ NAS disk as shared folder for 30 people

In our office we use as a shared folder (we are 30 users). This older exists in a local server Windows Server 2008 R2. The problem is that the free disk space of our server is getting very low, so I ...
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Do any NAS devices support full disk encryption using a TPM and SEDs?

I'm looking to buy an 8+ bay, rackmount NAS device. One of the features I'd like is full drive encryption using self encrypting drives (SEDs) and a trusted platform module (TPM). Does anyone make ...
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How would you power multiple 3.5" hard drives without using an ATX power supply?

The idea is to grab an Intel NUC and plug one of these SATA to M.2 adapters into the M.2 port to connect four 3.5" HDDs as part of a build-your-own NAS project. The NUC however, cannot power the hard ...
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Recommended CPU(s) for a NAS

I'm about to built a NAS from scratch. The only thing I don't know is what processor to choose, knowing that: it MUST be an Intel and support SGX; if possible, power efficiency is a bonus; video ...
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compact (and aesthetically pleasing/professional looking) NAS case with 6-8 hot swap bays

I'm looking for a case for my home NAS. I'm thinking about 6-8 drives; I don't have a specific need for hot swap drives, I just like that design. What I have in mind something like a FreeNAS Mini, ...
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NAS Solution that Does Not Generate Index Directories

I'm looking for a reasonably cheap network attached storage solution for small business use. I'm not terribly picky about features, but I'd prefer a pre-made option that I don't have to fiddle with ...
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HW+SW combo to comfortably connect to NAS and Netflix

0 down vote favorite I have a Synology NAS storing lots of movies and TV shows and I also have a Netflix account. In the past, I was using boxee box connected to my TV to play movies from the NAS via ...