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Offline famulor

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"Set and forget" NAS software?
« on: February 13, 2016, 06:23:50 am »
I'm not too sure this is in the right section? Couldnt find a more fitting category

I'm using a Synology NAS right now and im looking to build my own NAS to get more drives (and save a few bucks) and looking through the different NAS software they all seem good but whats the easiest when coming from a Synology? Since i have 8TB of content it would be nice just to plug the harddrives in without deleting everything on them first. I dont care if its running on windows, its own OS, linux or whatever as long as easy to setup and maintain is the keyword.

I'm going to use some sort of online backup (just need to figure out what first) so that my content can be auto backupped whenver i add new content and then it needs to get synced into another synology NAS.

Hope you can give some advice :)

Offline gwpt

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Re: "Set and forget" NAS software?
« Reply #1 on: February 29, 2016, 01:39:53 am »
Yep, perfect fit for that.
You can start with disk with data on them.
Runs under windows
Once is up and running, just ticks along (ive been running it for over 2 years with 20+ drives)

I use crashplan for online. Unlimited uploads. Works great.

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"Set and forget" NAS software?
« Reply #2 on: February 29, 2016, 01:30:22 pm »
How does crashplan work? Id love to set this up myself and not have to erase any discs, can i just plug in any formatted discs? As i run a mac..... And have a few blank discs as well