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Use OpenFiler as Free VMware ESX SAN Server

“Many of the VMware ESX Server advanced features cannot be used without a SAN (storage area network). Besides the high cost of the ESX Server software and the Virtual Infrastructure Suite, a SAN can be a huge barrier to using

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FreeNAS installation – setting up Unison (video)

Pox and Ragble explain how to use Unison to sync a Mac computer to a FreeNAS box. Unison is a file-synchronization tool for Unix and Windows. It allows two replicas of a collection of files and directories to be stored

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FreeNAS installation – setting up rsync (video)

Pox and Ragble explain how to use rsync for mirroring data stored the FreeNAS Box. rsync is an open source utility that provides fast incremental file transfer. YouTube Direkt

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Step-by-step how to make a FreeNAS Box (video)

Pox and Ragble give an in depth guide for making your own Network Attached Storage device with FreeNAS. YouTube Direkt

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Build a Home Media Server with unRAID

Ben Long has written a post on PC World website on his experience with Lime Technology‘s unRAID. It’s not so much about how to build a home media server with unRAID, but more an account of his (positive) experience: “One

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