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Network File Server

by slamdunkin24 / December 10, 2007 12:57 AM PST

How Do you Set up a network file server?

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How I do that.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 10, 2007 2:05 AM PST
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I install Linux on some PC, add user accounts, create the shares and that's about it. I decline to duplicate fine web content on the exact steps but will add that it's not that hard today and the price is right.

Bob

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I do what Bob does
by Jimmy Greystone / December 10, 2007 2:51 AM PST
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I do what Bob does if I need a file server of some kind. Though on rare occasion, I've been known to use a modified Xbox as a quick, dirty, and very temporary solution.

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Another easy and quick solution is ...
by Edward ODaniel / December 10, 2007 3:26 AM PST
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http://www.freenas.org/

"FreeNAS is a free NAS (Network-Attached Storage) server, supporting: CIFS (samba), FTP, NFS, AFP, RSYNC, iSCSI protocols, S.M.A.R.T., local user authentication, Software RAID (0,1,5) with a Full WEB configuration interface. FreeNAS takes less than 32MB once installed on Compact Flash, hard drive or USB key"

If you have never set one up their knowledgebase will step you right through the process.
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Network File Server
by AnatolyVilchinsky / August 4, 2009 7:24 PM PDT
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And for what exactly goal you need that server? As remote data store or for shared assecc to files?

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(NT) I Doubt You'll Get A Response From A 2 Year Old Post??
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / August 5, 2009 6:43 AM PDT
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