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Offline Babybearjs

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Building a NAS.... (Network Attached Storage)
« on: March 24, 2019, 08:04:44 PM »
Who knows what a NAS is? I'm building one and using FreeNAS 11.2.  so, even though its not totally 'Telephone" related... it is of sorts... (you've got to get the service from somewhere!) anyway, if any of you have experience with FreeNAS, I'd love to hear from you.. I'm still learning it and how it all works... my main problem is getting access to the files through Windows... one minute its working, the next its not... so any help here?
John

Offline compubit

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Re: Building a NAS.... (Network Attached Storage)
« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2019, 08:31:35 PM »
Iím also interested - I have several hard drives iíd like to make available on my home network. I used Windows Home Server, but itís so out of date, I wouldnít trust in...

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Offline Key2871

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Re: Building a NAS.... (Network Attached Storage)
« Reply #2 on: March 24, 2019, 08:59:54 PM »
Sounds like a communication problem. Between the two, they don't like talking to each other. It could boils down to speed between the two computers
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Offline RB

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Re: Building a NAS.... (Network Attached Storage)
« Reply #3 on: March 25, 2019, 12:06:03 PM »
John.
If you have a good nas box on the network, and you keep losing connection,
Either the nic is bad, or the cable is weak. or, there is flakey software involved???
Swap in a good net cable, and set up a continuous ping, and watch the hits.
it shud be almost the same time each hit.

Offline Babybearjs

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Re: Building a NAS.... (Network Attached Storage)
« Reply #4 on: March 25, 2019, 04:41:37 PM »
I'm using FreeNAS 11.2 and a ITX MB... 4 GB memory... just learning.... trying to understand how to set it all up... I put it away for now. I and a larger unit with 8 hard drives in it but they are all different sizes and you need to have everything equal in a NAS so, I have to wait... I want to put all 1TB drives in it, bit as always, monies a problem....
John