Category: Small Business Networks

Older Synology Nas & CIFS

Windows 10 access to NAS share. SMB 1.0 and 3.0 Nov 01, 201815 I had a problem on some of my Windows 10 machines where they couldn’t access my DS213+ NAS share and came up with error 0x80004005 in Windows Explorer. After much research I’ve found that on the Windows 10 machines that had […]

NAS Boxes 20240429

20240429 Todo maybe: get 1 more 18TB (or higher) drive to have as a spare, however prices have gone up US$30 per unit QNAP TS431-P3 in use: Multiple STATIC volumes (Preallocated space) Volume Used(20240429) Allocated Space Bytes Per INode Mapped SystemVolume  280GB 8k (for thumbnails)  AI_Models 1.73TB 5.05 (5TB avail) 32k U […]

KuWfi CPE120 pair setup

My other pages on these units Goals Relevant observations/notes: Host unit setup Host unit menu: WiFi -> 2G Wifi Host unit menu: Manage Client unit setup Paired units by pressing reset on both then: Client unit menu: WiFi -> 2G Wifi Client unit menu: WiFi -> Repeater settings Client unit menu: Manage

KuWfi CPE120 pair as supplied

Pretty cheap for a point to point wireless network link, but so lacking in documentation.. so capturing/testing now in event of future issues My other pages on these units A quick note on SPEED.. These are 2.4GHz so if using a standard 2.4GHz wifi connection for the bridge (i.e. nothing proprietary) then I expect about […]

QNAP Container Station

20210815 QNAP TS-431P3-2G Installed App Container Station Accepted default ‘Container’ folder & location ‘to store images & containers’ Warnings on startup: LXC containers no longer supported after 20211231 The current page size of the system is 32K. Ensure that third-party applications are compatible with the current page size before installing the application. For details, see […]

QNAP TS-431P3-2G 4 Bay

Reminder: Top ethernet port is 2.5GbEe, bottom is 1GbE 2021-08-16 Pulled original 2GB DDR3-1600 SODimm and put in an 8GB stick removed from the Dell XPS 2710 (Put a 4GB stick into the Dell so is 12GB (8GB + 4GB) then gave the Dell away 2021-08-15 OOB installation 2021-08-05 Paradigm PCs $760.35 incl Proposed […]


202108 Cannot run Container Station from External USB SSD so will sell this unit and replace with QNAP TS-431P3-2G Add External USB3 SSD Install Container Station Install container App Node.JS Expected to run from above external SSD, if thats not possible will upgrade to QNAP TS-431P3-4G and mount SSD internally 202107 Added Seagate IronWolf Pro […]

Rangiora NAS Rationalisation 202104

To do: New Main NAS WIP 202105 Bought QNAP TS-230 ~NZ$300 incl 2 Bay, 2GB ram, can run container station (expect to run NODE.JS with custom app to control Meural photo frames) New NAS Harddrives 202105 Bought Seagate Ironwolf Pro 18tb (16.3TB when formatted) ~NZ$1050 incl 202106 Ordered 2nd Seagate Ironwolf Pro 18tb ~NZ$1050 incl […]

QNAP QFinder failed to get response from the device

Windows 10, attempting to setup a QNAP NAS TS409 Pro Getting: ‘Failed to get a response from the device’ Resolution: Closed QNAP Finder Win+S: ‘firewall’ Select ‘Allow an app through the windows firewall’ Closed QFinder Deleted all firewall entries for QNAP Finder Restarted QFinder, windows promptyed for permission, set to allow QFinder on Private networks