Nas4free OS files info

This is a summary of the default nas4FreeĀ OS files cfdevice configxml.subr crontab -> /var/etc/crontab Cron is driven by a crontab (cron table) file, a configuration file that specifies shell commands to run periodically on a given schedule. wiki/Cron defaults devd...

setting permissions using PuTTY for NAS4Free

PUTTY copy and paste PuTTY’s copy and paste works entirely with the mouse. Text gets copied to the windows clipboard. Do NOT use ctrl+C or ctrl+V etc the terminal window as that will simply type the ctrl character. Copy In order to copy text to the clipboard,...

Adventures with NAS4Free

“NAS4Free is an embedded Open Source Storage NAS (Network-Attached Storage) distribution based on FreeBSD. This project is a continuation of FreeNAS 7 series project.” Peter and Viv from Computer assistance have built me a a shiny new HP microserver....

PC Backups and archive strategies for freelancers

[toc] If you’re like me and have terabytes of data lying around then the standard of the self solutions for a home office simply aren’t going to work. I’ve working with a small local company computer assistance to develop a scalable robust solution....

setting up an FTP in nas4Free

FTP: Login to the nas4Free web GUI and enable the service. Go to Services|FTP There’s not much to setup: Enable FTP using the tick box at the top right of the interface. It’s wise to Disable Permit root login proftpd.conf The GUI is basically an interface...

Useful Unix for Nas4Free

I’m using PuTTY as a console for my nas4Free file server. Note up-arrow and down-arrow keys show previous text input in the command line. .cshrc Aliases You will notice aliases in .cshrc for some of the ls commands (they are very convenient). You can create...