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Hi everyone. I'm an IT consultant in Buenos Aires, Argentina. I am wanting to install XPenology on a fileserver with 4 TB disks, so as to provide my client with more space for their files.

They now have a Synology DS416slim, and probably will buy another NAS next year (this time, a big one). But for now, I want to give them more space, and don't want to use FreeNAS or other solutions.


I am new here, and will try and get the needed information for preparing the pen drive with XPenology.

 

Thanks for your help!

 

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Hello guys!

My name is Ferid. I'm an IT specialist, specializing in fiscal devices in Bulgaria, im NAS newbie at all. I have HP MS Gen8, ive tried several free NAS OS's but xpenology's "Synology" is very good, and user friendly, i'm fascinated! I'm using my "Xpenology" with two volumes (2x1TB and 2x2TB, RAID1), one for media server, other one for media backup and synchronizing mobile devices (photos, videos).

I want to thank all of the devs here, people keep up the good work!

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Hi guys,

My name is Dan, i was in IT since 2001 during college until 2011 when i jumped ship into creative industry. now i shoot videos/photos, designs, make simple web for clients in my country (i own a humble, little company here).

i'm in desperate need of a NAS solution for all the datas from the DSLR & broadcast camera. every week for sure we have at least 70GB of new data, 95% of it is videos. some weeks we'll have at least 120GB new data.

my backup was to manually copy all the files into an external drive using a USB 3.0 or USB 2.0 plug. (crazy, ikr?!)

i've experience data loss from HDD crash, and would like to avoid it at all cost, that's why i decided to use NAS. and believe it or not, right that day i decided to use NAS, i've got an invitation from Synology in my country to attend their product update. they introduce the DSM 6.2 and the new 18 series (DS218+, DS718+ and DS918+) as well as their High Availability features. i thought to myself this DSM bundle is so good, easy to use and complete that i had to compare their product to competitors. so i lurk in the web and found other NAS product, and just found out that FreeNAS is actually just an OS that runs the NAS, unlike QNAP, BUFFALO, etc. and i think to myself, heck, if there is a FreeNAS OS, can i install the DSM 6.2 in other hardware? that's when i found this XPEnology. so i'm a complete noob here.

Edited by zulu7

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Hi Everyone,

 

My name is Cyd, I'm working here in Singapore now as SysAdmin. I have 5 Synology box right now and scattered in different places. I am planning to deploy Xpenology for testing and secondary central backup.

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Hello,

 

A little late this post but better that than never.

My names Dave, from the UK and am a keen PC diyer, now looking to expand my home network.

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Hi,

 

I posted already multiple times, hence I figured it is about time to introduce myself ;-)

I am a Computer Science student in Germany and apparently a tech and networking interested person.

After using a Synology Diskstation for a couple of months now, I wanted to expand my homelab with a more capable machine as an actual server. Therefore, I was looking into server hardware for a couple of weeks and asked colleagues of mine for their opinion, which let my to buy a HPE Microserver Gen8 and some WD NAS drives (see my signature). Since I had good experience with Synology's DSM on my Diskstation and some successful tests in virtual machines, I wanted to install Xpenology on the new server.

 

Then the issues started to arise, so here I am.

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Hi,

I am a middle school student in northeastern China. Last year I've built up a NAS with J3455ITX from Asrock to provide some home server functions, like download  torrents from private trackers (for my home theater)backup family album, using openmediavault. Have 2tb WD Green x1, 4tb HGST x1 in total. Recently, I have obtained a OneDrive account with 1TB capacity. After some research , I decided to immigrate to DSM for the Cloud Sync ,PhotoStation and other features.

Edited by kychn
correct spelling mistakes

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Hi lads,

Joseps here, running a DS3617xs DSM 6.1.4- 15217 Update 5, Jun´s 1.02b loader, on an 8 disks baremetal setup (Asus E2KM1i deluxe + Syba Marvell 88SE9215 ). I´ve just created the account to report my outcome in the last critical update.

 

Great forum for a great software. Cheers!

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Salut et bonne année 2018 , heureux de pouvoir m'enregistrer !! comment j'ai galeré pour trouver la reponse a la question lol

enfin me voila parmi vous !

je suis donc français , du sud de la france.

passionné d informatique de serveur et autre lol 

Merci de m'accueillir ici !

 

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Hello everyone, 

 

I was recently introduced to this community by another member, pastrychef. I was initially looking for a solution to keep my files safely stored in one area, regardless if I was traveling or home. I then learned that NAS could be used for this as well as a media server among many other things. I'm now just starting to do my homework on NAS and how to build one as I'm entirely new to this type of system. I recently built a hackintosh thanks to pastrychef's help and NAS will be my next project. 

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Hi from France,

 

I own a DS211+ and I'm playing with an HP ML350-G6.

The XPE 32 bit version is OK and I have to try the 64 bit one.

 

Thanks & Happy New Year !

Edited by isis

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Hi I am Erik,

 

working in IT for many years (in management) and love to play with technology (mainly at home).

 

I am since 2015 a big Synology supporter and use a DS415, DS216play and a DS115 for business and private use.

After starting using these NAS devices i could get rid of many "hard disks of the past".

 

And next to that I recently installed Xpenology on an quite old (2010)-  but still working very well - Dell Laptop E6400 (4Gb, Intel I3)  with 2 x 1Tb disks inside, installation went easy and the result is perfect! I use Xpenology mainly for test purposes so i can free up my DS115 for other use..

Edited by erikbvo

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