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Tagaytay Network Part 4: Backups and Archives

Published on October 30, 2023 at 2:28 pm by LEW

Introduction

Backups is another subject I want to take a few minutes to explore. While not specifically related to the Local Area networks (LAN) I will be working on, it is something that most of us do not give much thought to until it is to late. While I do backups on my computer, I probably don’t do them as often as the experts would recommend. Nor do I exactly follow any of the methodologies that I see being proposed. It is not that I necessarily agree or disagree with the methodologies, but rather that I have some understanding of the law of diminishing returns. (more…)

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Hodgepodge 3xNAS Part 7 SMB/CIFS

Published on May 18, 2023 at 7:18 pm by LEW

Introduction

This is where things start to congeal. In this post we will set up network file shares on our server Virtual Machine (VM). Our goal is one share accessible by all users on its own drive. In addition each user should be able to access their own home directory. (more…)

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Tackling the Storage Monkey

Published on May 3, 2023 at 4:08 pm by LEW

Introduction

Some days ago I decided to try out a couple of Network Attached Storage (NAS) applications in VirtualBox before deciding which one I would like to deploy on the network. And I came to a startling conclusion. I don’t really need NAS! (more…)

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