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Adding a hard disk to a ZFS pool

Adding a hard disk to my ZFS, based on this How To.


Import disks

Click on tool next to hard disk for settings (standby time, description, …) 50 more words

Looking at a Minimalist NAS

I’ve always been enamored with the simple, plain, minimalist things in life. This series of pages is devoted to minimalism in the realm of NAS (network attached storage) – and a particular version of it I’ve found that intrigues me…

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Setting up a personal cloud

My reliable cloud service — AeroFS — is switching from a hybrid system (what was available when I first signed up) in which relay servers are run by Aero to a system in which each company/user has to run its own server. 562 more words


Transforming your old desktop into a digital swiss army knife

Previously, I wrote about some PC myths, NAS4FREE (N4F) and its possibilities, and how to install NAS4FREE, trouble-free. This post will show how easy it is to modify and tinker around with any old desktop PC you may have lying around collecting dust, and turn it into a useful machine for storing files, backing up data, file sharing, website hosting, and so on. 266 more words


Installing NAS4Free on an HP Gen8 Microserver

I recently bought a HP Proliant Microserver Gen8. It was < £170 (because I bought it from a Spanish company though Amazon DE, in the UK it was about £15 more at the time), which makes it nearly as cheap as a two bay Synology NAS, but with much better hardware. 697 more words

NAS4Free - Network Attached Storage based on FreeBSD

NAS4free is an open source Network Attached Solution based on FreeBSD. The web front end is written in PHP.

NAS4free uses the following file systems natively… 939 more words


Upgrading NAS4Free Embedded

I chose NAS4Free as my home storage solution. As the name suggests, it’s free, but it’s also packed with file storage goodness such as UPNP/DLNA and DAAP support. 629 more words