I own a Linux powered Synology dedicated Network Attached Storage (NAS) server for my home office use. How do I run fsck on Synology DiskStation that offers RAID storage using Linux command line options over an ssh session?
How do I access my enterprise NAS server by mounting NFS filesystem onto my Mac OS X based system using GUI and command line based tools?
Q. I want to use our NAS server to store backups. Our NAS supports FTP and CIFS / SMB sharing technology. How do I mount and store files on NAS using FreeBSD? How do I automate entire procedure using a shell script? Is that doable? If so, what’s the easiest solution ftp or CIFS?
Q. Iâ€™m using CentOS Linux. Iâ€™m getting an error – Cannot Preserve Ownership, when I try to copy files from Linux ext3 to FAT32 or files moved to an NFS NAS server mount point. How do I fix this error and copy / move files?
A. Generally you use command like cp or my to copy file. While copying a file these command try to copy file attributes such as ACL information or group access information etc. FAT32 and NFS mount mount cannot support all sort of attributes and these commands cannot differentiate between a filesystem that doesn’t support ACL and Linux file system permission.
All your files will be copied or moved without ACL and permissions. You can ignore this error and files should be copied / moved successfully.
Q. Iâ€™ve CentOS 5.0 server running XEN kernel. VPS Guest is Linux distribution. How do I use tape drive with XEP Guest os?
A. You canâ€™t use character devices such as tape drives in Xen guests. This is limitation of Xen. It doesn’t have the ability to export character devices to multiple guests oses.