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    Synology DS220+ NAS Review

    Initially this review contained bad pictures and were centered around finding out if the Synology DS220+ was more suitable than a DIY NAS solution, in the form of my old HP N54L. Then 2 things happened: @bwana inspired me to retake my pics - but they are only marginally better now, so forgive...
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    Synology DS220j NAS Review

    Afternoon Folks, i was one the lucky people to get my hands on one , first review of a product so here goes.... The Grand Opening The unit was neatly packaged, easily removed, with no silly stickers holding everything closed. Provided manual covered in detail the opening of the unit ( not the...
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    Off site backup for home computers

    I would like to backup the 3 computers at my house to an offsite location (perhaps another family members house). What i need: Software: I need software on each of the computers that will automatically backup the computers (perhaps weekly) to the offsite location, Hardware: I would also need...
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    NAS Solution - NAS Chassis, NAS OS

    Hi Guys, I need some help on finding a NAS (Minimum 4 bay) Chasis. Ideally, I would like to use a collection of drives I already have to populate the NAS. Intentional use of the NAS is to be a Plex media Server sothat my TV plex or xbox plex apps can access the media on the NAS. If...
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    WD MyCloud 4TB on it's way out... of the door

    Dear Comrades, I have in my life, never had to struggle with a NAS like I'm currently doing with, not one, but TWO WD MyCloud 4TB NAS drives. I'm ready to drop-kick these drives from our first floor if they can't be fixed. the one has already been replaced by WD, but I'm not willing to lose...
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    Seagate BlackArmor NAS 400 Network Storage Server (NO Drives)

    Item name: Seagate BlackArmor NAS 400 Network Storage Server (NO Drives) Age and condition: about 4 years excellent working condition Do you include packaging: No Warranty: No Reason for selling: Not being used anymore Price: R1500 cash Negotiable: No Location: Parklands, Cape Town Shipping or...
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    Seagate NAS connection problem

    So I bought a little 2bay Seagate NAS server to make my home life a little bit easier, a single point for my media player and all the rest to access files. I put in a 3TB WD Red drive and...
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    Synology vs QNap

    Hi All I need to get a NAS and i do not know what one is better on the 8 Bay ones. If anyone has some good stats please let me know. Thanks
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    8TB 2 bay NAS, which one? Seagte STBN8000200 vs WD My Cloud EX2 vs Synology DS214+

    Hi all I'm in need of a 8TB 2 bay NAS device. Now I would really like the Synology DS214+ with 2X Lan connections, excellent read write etc, but just the enclosure costs as much as my budget almost. Synology has FULL specs on their site and answer all my questions. Seagate and WD hardly...
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    Build your own NAS , XBMC Home Theater, Small File Server - Amazing HP Microserver

    Great deal - entry level server , add some drives and you can turn this box into next to anything, XBMC home Theatre PC running OpenElec, SOHO NAS running FreeNAS, small file server for small office home office. There is no better entry level server on the market. HP ProLiant N54L...
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    Synology DiskStation DS213J 2-Bay Network Attached Storage (NAS) - [S]ale

    Item name : Synology DiskStation DS213J 2-Bay Network Attached Storage (NAS) Age and condition: 9 months Do you include packaging: Yes Warranty: Yes (3 months) Reason for selling: Need to upgrade as I'm a storage freak Price: R2600 Negotiable: Yes Location: Randburg Shipping or...
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    Where do you hide your backup drives/NAS?

    Hey Ladies and Gents. I'm wondering where the best place would be to hide my NAS? The obvious worry in SA is that our hardware will be stolen. I plan to have an off-site backup strategy, but this will be at least 1 week old and could still result in some data loss if my computers were to...
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    Synology DiskStation NAS Servers on Special

    Specials from Behemoth Technology (only while stocks last) Satisfy your Need for Specials Follow the link to view our range of Specials : More Specials Behemoth Technology For further information regarding these products or any other products from B-Technology please don't...
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    Help needed with accessing NAS Drive using DYNDNS

    I have a Nexstar FX NAS Adapter and I have a Hard drive connected to it. From my LAN I can access FTP and do everything on in. Now for the problem I have registered a .com domain and have registered at DYNDNS what do I need to setup to make my nas drive accessible from outside my LAN I...
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    SimpleShare 400GB NAS Server to sell - but can't place classified ad for some reason?

    Hi I have a SimpleShare 400GB NAS Server to sell, but for some reason when I try to place an ad, it tells me I don't have permission - even after I have logged in. Any ideas?:wtf:
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    Thoughts on Zotac ZT-NM10-BE + Lian-li pc-Q08 for NAS

    Hi I want to build a NAS using FreeNAS. I already have the case and was wondering about which mobo to use. I am looking at a RAID5 implementation with 3 x 2TB HDD. What are your thoughts on this mobo ? MOBO...
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    Router with harddrive, ADSL, wireless, bridging, torrent client

    I am looking for a router with a torrent client and harddrive. It should also support wireless bridging and of course have ADSL. Any suggestions?
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    NAS - network storage

    Anyone know of a decent NAS at a fair price? I'm looking for one for home use - it should take at least one SATA 3.5" up to 1.5 TB. Two disks would be better, if the increased in price isn't too much. Esquire sells one for R 1,129.00 (excl VAT, SATA 3.5", 1.5 TB max, GE lan). Is that a...
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    How do you store your data?

    With all the HDD failures these days, I've started to worry about my data. After all, it's the only irreplaceable part in my PC. How do you protect yours? At first i considered RAID 1 using the onboard RAID in the PC. My plans were foiled when Windows install asked for a RAID drivers floppy...