[CentOS] OT: Replacing Venerable NAS

Wed Nov 18 18:42:26 UTC 2015
Bill Campbell <centos at celestial.com>

We're using Synology boxes with good results so far.

They're built on Linux with ssh access and good support for
things like rsync.

They have options to backup to remote servers including Amazon too.

On Wed, Nov 18, 2015, Tim Evans wrote:
> I have an original-label Infrant (now NetGear) ReadyNAS storage  
> appliance that's been running for 8+ years. Except for replacing its  
> power supply, it has not skipped a beat in all this time.
> I use it primarily as a backup device (via NFS) for a couple of Linux  
> machines, (via SMB) for a couple of Windows PC's, and (via ftp) for web  
> sites at my hosting provider.
> SMART+ reporting shows ~75K hours operation, with zero sectors  
> reallocated, on each of the four disks.
> I'm thinking I should be looking for a replacement, even with all this  
> good info/luck.
> Would like to hear recommendations here.  Besides the ReadyNAS, I have  
> worked with a Thecus NAS (don't recall model). What are the features I  
> should look at?
> Thanks.
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