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  1. Those following the 6.9-beta releases have been witness to an unfolding schism, entirely of my own making, between myself and certain key Community Developers. To wit: in the last release, I built in some functionality that supplants a feature provided by, and long supported with a great deal of effort by @CHBMB with assistance from @bass_rock and probably others. Not only did I release this functionality without acknowledging those developers previous contributions, I didn't even give them notification such functionality was forthcoming. To top it off, I worked with a
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  2. ***Update*** : Apologies, it seems like there was an update to the Unraid forums which removed the carriage returns in my code blocks. This was causing people to get errors when typing commands verbatim. I've fixed the code blocks below and all should be Plexing perfectly now Y =========== Granted this has been covered in a few other posts but I just wanted to have it with a little bit of layout and structure. Special thanks to [mention=9167]Hoopster[/mention] whose post(s) I took this from. What is Plex Hardware Acceleration? When streaming media f
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  3. Refer to Summary of New Features for an overview of changes since version 6.8. To upgrade: First create a backup of your USB flash boot device: Main/Flash/Flash Backup If you are running any 6.4 or later release, click 'Check for Updates' on the Tools/Update OS page. If you are running a pre-6.4 release, click 'Check for Updates' on the Plugins page. If the above doesn't work, navigate to Plugins/Install Plugin, select/copy/paste this plugin URL and click Install: https://s3.amazonaws.com/dnld.lime-technology.com/stable/unRAIDServer.plg Bug
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  4. Unraid Kernel Helper/Builder With this container you can build your own customized Unraid Kernel. Prebuilt images for direct download are on the bottom of this post. By default it will create the Kernel/Firmware/Modules/Rootfilesystem with nVidia drivers Currently supported drivers/modules: Nvidia, DigitalDevices, LibreElec, TBS OpenSource, iSCSI Target, Intel iGPU, ZFS, Mellanox Firmware Tools, Navi Reset Patch, gnif/vendor-reset, Intel Relax RMRR Patch nVidia Driver installation: If you build the images with the nVidia drivers please make sure
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  5. Note: this community guide is offered in the hope that it is helpful, but comes with no warranty/guarantee/etc. Follow at your own risk. What can you do with WireGuard? Let's walk through each of the connection types: Remote access to server: Use your phone or computer to remotely access your Unraid server, including: Unraid administration via the webgui Access dockers, VMs, and network shares as though you were physically connected to the network Remote access to LAN: Builds on "Remote access to server", allowing yo
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  6. All of us at Lime Technology are very excited to announce Larry Meaney as a new full-time hire. Larry has joined us as a Senior Developer/Project Lead. Here's a little more about Larry: Please help us give Larry aka @ljm42 a warm welcome!
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  7. Summary: Support Thread for ich777 Gameserver Dockers (CounterStrike: Source & ConterStrike: GO, TeamFortress 2, ArmA III,... - complete list in the second post) Application: SteamCMD DockerHub: https://hub.docker.com/r/ich777/steamcmd All dockers are easy to set up and are highly customizable, all dockers are tested with the standard configuration (port forwarding,...) if the are reachable and show up in the server list form the "outside". The default password for the gameservers if enabled is: Docker It there is a admin password the default password
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  8. tldr: If you are running Unraid OS 6 version 6.8.1 or later, the following does not apply (mitigations are in place). If you are running any earlier Unraid OS 6 release, i.e., 6.8.0 and earlier, please read on. On Jan 5, 2020 we were informed by a representative from sysdream.com of security vulnerabilities they discovered in Unraid OS. Their report is attached to this post. At the time, version 6.8.0 was the stable release. The most serious issue concerns version 6.8.0. Here they discovered a way to bypass our forms-based authentication and look at the contents of
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  9. @tillkrueger @jenskolson @trurl @unrateable @jonathanm @1812 @Squid since all of you were active in this thread. I found a way to get the file transfer back. Bring up the Guacamole left panel menu (CTRL ALT SHIFT) Input Method = On Screen Keyboard In the On Screen Keyboard, use ALT (it'll stay on, 'pressed') then TAB, select it using TAB, then ALT again (to turn off) A tip I found too, is that anytime doing a copy or move, always best to use the 'queue' button in the pop-up confirmation dialog so that multiple transfers are sequentially handled. It's easy to g
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  10. I've have been following this and the other thread with very mixed feelings and I feel the community is unjustly hard towards @limetech. Sure some things could have been handled better, yet I keep the feelings that the bigger injustice is not actually committed by him. In order to understand things better and to see things from a different perspective I personally like to make analogies. Sometimes it gives different insights into situations. And I cam up with the following for this one: We have 3 parties here, The parent (@limetech), the uncle (@CHBMB and the like) and the kid
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  11. Something else I wanted to add, as long as we're talking about security measures in the pipe: we are looking at integrating various 2-Factor solutions directly in Unraid OS, such as google authenticator.
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  12. PLEASE - PLEASE - PLEASE EVERYONE POSTING IN THIS THREAD IF YOU POST YOUR XML FOR THE VM HERE PLEASE REMOVE/OBSCURE THE OSK KEY AT THE BOTTOM. IT IS AGAINST THE RULES OF THE FORUM FOR OSK KEY TO BE POSTED....THANKYOU The first macinabox is now been replaced with a newer version as below. Original Macinabox October 2019 -- No longer supported New Macinabox added to CA on December 09 2020 Please watch this video for how to use the container. It is not obvious from just installing the container.
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  13. I come here to see what's new in development and find that there is a big uproar. Hate to say it, but I've been here a long time and community developers come and go and that's just the way it is. This unRAID product opens the door to personalizations, both private and shared. Community developers do leave because they feel that unRAID isn't going in the direction they want it to go or that the unRAID developers aren't listening to them even though there is no obligation to do so. Some leave in a bigger fuss than others. The unRAID developers do the best they can at trying to create a product
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  14. Check out this awesome introduction video produced by @SpaceInvaderOne:
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  15. SSH into the server or use the console and type: mover stop
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  16. I had the opportunity to test the “real word” bandwidth of some commonly used controllers in the community, so I’m posting my results in the hopes that it may help some users choose a controller and others understand what may be limiting their parity check/sync speed. Note that these tests are only relevant for those operations, normal read/writes to the array are usually limited by hard disk or network speed. Next to each controller is its maximum theoretical throughput and my results depending on the number of disks connected, result is observed parity check speed usi
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  17. This is a bug fix and security update release. Due to a security vulnerability discovered in forms-based authentication: ALL USERS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO UPGRADE To upgrade: If you are running any 6.4 or later release, click 'Check for Updates' on the Tools/Update OS page. If you are running a pre-6.4 release, click 'Check for Updates' on the Plugins page. If the above doesn't work, navigate to Plugins/Install Plugin, select/copy/paste this plugin URL and click Install: https://s3.amazonaws.com/dnld.lime-technology.com/stable/unRAIDServer.plg
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  18. I was wanting to do GPU Hardware Acceleration with a Plex Docker but unRAID doesn't appear to have the drivers for the GPUs loaded. would be nice to have the option to install the drivers so the dockers could use them.
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  19. To upgrade: If you are running any 6.4 or later release, click 'Check for Updates' on the Tools/Update OS page. If you are running a pre-6.4 release, click 'Check for Updates' on the Plugins page. If the above doesn't work, navigate to Plugins/Install Plugin, select/copy/paste this plugin URL and click Install: https://s3.amazonaws.com/dnld.lime-technology.com/stable/unRAIDServer.plg Refer also to @ljm42 excellent 6.4 Update Notes which are helpful especially if you are upgrading from a pre-6.4 release. Bugs: If you discover a bug or other
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  20. Turbo Write technically known as "reconstruct write" - a new method for updating parity JonP gave a short description of what "reconstruct write" is, but I thought I would give a little more detail, what it is, how it compares with the traditional method, and the ramifications of using it. First, where is the setting? Go to Settings -> Disk Settings, and look for Tunable (md_write_method). The 3 options are read/modify/write (the way we've always done it), reconstruct write (Turbo write, the new way), and Auto which is something for the future but is currently the same as t
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  21. Sneak peak, Unraid 6.8. The image is a custom "case image" I uploaded.
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  22. I took a stab at writing a How-To based on the feedback in the release thread. If this looks helpful, maybe it could be added to the top post? Edit: this warrants it's own topic, thank you! -tom ----- Upgrading from 6.4.x to 6.5.0 Nothing to it really: Read the first post in the 6.4.1 and 6.5.0 release notes threads Consider disabling mover logging, it just adds noise to diagnostics. New 6.4.1 installs have it disabled by default. Go to Settings -> Scheduler -> Mover Settings Install/Update the Fix Common Problems plugin, then g
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  23. v6.8.2 uploaded. Delayed for a few reasons, had problems (and still do) with the nvidia container runtime, worked around it in the end, but not a long term solution looking forward, I'm working like a dog at the moment as my current real life job finishes in 2 days and I'm having to put a ton of extra hours in, wife a bit ungainly at the moment as very heavily pregnant so I'm having to do a bit more for our existing beast, and to add to that bass_rock has been away for work, so kind of a perfect storm of not having much time to sit down with this, although I have been trying to get
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  24. We have this implemented for 6.8 release.
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  25. Nvidia-Driver (only Unraid 6.9.0beta35 and up) This Plugin is only necessary if you are planning to make use of your Nvidia graphics card inside Docker Containers. If you only want to use your Nvidia graphics card for a VM then don't install this Plugin! Discussions about modifications and/or patches that violates the EULA of the driver are not supported by me or anyone here, this could also lead to a take down of the plugin itself! Please remember that this also violates the forum rules and will be removed! Installation of the Nvidia Drivers (this
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  26. Community Applications (aka CA) This thread is rather long, and it is NOT necessary to read it in order to utilize Community Applications (CA) Just install the plugin, go to the apps tab and enjoy the freedom. If you find an issue with CA, then don't bother searching for answers in this thread as all issues (when they have surfaced) are fixed generally the same day that they are found... (But at least read the preceding post or two on the last page of the thread) Simple interface and easy to use, you will be
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  27. Tons of posts related to Windows 10 and SMB as the root cause of the inability to connect to unRaid that were fruitless so I'm recording this easy fix for my future self. If you cannot access your unRaid shares via DNS name ( \\tower ) and/or via ip address ( \\192.168.x.y ) then try this. These steps do NOT require you to enable SMB 1.0; which is insecure. Directions: Press the Windows key + R shortcut to open the Run command window. Type in gpedit.msc and press OK. Select Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Network -> L
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  28. Is anybody using docker compose? Are there any plans to integrate it with unRAID?
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  29. Hi guys, this is a simple plugin that allows users to clear their disks before add them to the array. The main characteristics of this plugin are: Modularity: can be used standalone or in conjunction with Joe L. or bjp999 scripts; Ease of use: with a few clicks you can start a clear session on your disk; Integration: you can always access the plugin under Tools > Preclear Disk menu. If you have Unassigned Devices installed, you can start/stop/view preclear sessions directly from Main > Unassigned Devices. All dependencies included: you don't need SCR
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  30. There are several things you need to check in your Unraid setup to help prevent the dreaded unclean shutdown. There are several timers that you need to adjust for your specific needs. There is a timer in the Settings->VM Manager->VM Shutdown time-out that needs to be set to a high enough value to allow your VMs time to completely shutdown. Switch to the Advanced View to see the timer. Windows 10 VMs will sometimes have an update that requires a shutdown to perform. These can take quite a while and the default setting of 60 seconds in the VM Manager is not long enough. If
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  31. When my job, wife, daughter and sleep allow me to fit it in. For crying out loud, stop asking people. It's ready when it's ready. Now if you'll excuse me I have a game of hide and seek to play with my daughter. Sent from my Mi A1 using Tapatalk
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  32. So there is actually a credits page in the Unraid webGui, but right now we only list the people who've directly contributed to code that lives inside the OS itself, not plugins, containers, or other 3rd party modifications. But having a place on either the website or another spot that can showcase our community and the developers that participate here isn't a bad idea!
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  33. @trurl Please lock this thread. Due to an unexpected announcement from @limetech this is no longer required. I'm quitting Unraid work.
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  34. You've obviously got some ideas, why not do it? Problem is I see time and time again, is people keep telling us what we should be doing and how quick we should be doing it, now, don't be offended because this is a general observation, rather than personal. It's ten to one in the morning, I've just got back from work, I have a toddler that is going to get up in about five hours, my wife is heavily pregnant, Unraid Nvidia and beta testing just isn't up there in my list of priorities at this point. I've already looked at it and I need to look at compiling the
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  35. This was an interesting one, builds completed and looked fine, but wouldn't boot, which was where the fun began. Initially I thought it was just because we were still using GCC v8 and LT had moved to GCC v9, alas that wasn't the case. After examining all the bits and watching the builds I tried to boot with all the Nvidia files but using a stock bzroot, which worked. So then tried to unpack and repack a stock bzroot, which also reproduced the error. And interestingly the repackaged stock bzroot was about 15mb bigger. Asked LT if anything had cha
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  36. I've been doing this for a long time now via command line with my important VM's. First, my VM vdisk's are in the domains share, where I have created the individual VM directory as a btrfs subvolume instead of a normal directory, ie: btrfs subv create /mnt/cache/domains/my-vm results in: /mnt/cache/domains/my-vm <--- a btrfs subvolume Then let vm-manager create vdisks in here normally and create your VM. Next, when I want to take a snapshot I hibernate the VM (win10) or shut it down. Then from host: btrfs subv snapshot -r /mnt/cache/domains
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  37. 09 Dec 2020 Basic usage instructions. Macinabox needs the following other apps to be installed. CA User Scripts (macinabox will inject a user script. This is what fixes the xml after edits made in the Unraid VM manager) Custom VM icons (install this if you want the custom icons for macOS in your vm) Install the new macinabox. 1. In the template select the OS which you want to install 2. Choose auto (default) or manual install. (manual install will just put the install media and opencore into your iso share) 3. Choose a vdisk
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  38. By default unRAID, the VMs and Docker containers all run within the same network. This is a straightforward solution, it does not require any special network setup and for most users this is a suitable solution. Sometimes more isolation is required, for example let VMs and Docker containers run in their own network environment completely separated from the unRAID server. Setting up such an environment needs changes in the unRAID network settings, but also requires your switch and router to have additional network possibilities to support this environment. The example he
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  39. The best way to install and setup a windows 10 vm as a daily driver or a Gaming VM Hi, Guys. This is the first part of a two-part video about setting up a Windows 10 KVM VM in unRAID. (second part in a day or 2 if work lets me !) The first part deals with setting up the VM correctly to be able to use as a 'daily driver'. Then the second part passing through hardware to turn it into a gaming VM. The first part consists of Download a windows 10 iso. Where to Buy a license for windows 10 pro for $20 How to assign resources and correctly pin you CPUs. How to install th
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  40. I haven't "danced" around anything, sorry if it appears like that. How does this apply in an Unraid server environment? Yes this is something we're looking at. why? why? There is only one user: root You can set file permissions however you want using standard linux command line tools. Again, what are you trying to accomplish? We do have plans to introduce the idea of multiple admin users with various roles they can take on within the Management Utility. For example, maybe you create a user named "Larry" who only has ac
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  41. To upgrade: If you are running any 6.4 or later release, click 'Check for Updates' on the Tools/Update OS page. If you are running a pre-6.4 release, click 'Check for Updates' on the Plugins page. If the above doesn't work, navigate to Plugins/Install Plugin, select/copy/paste this plugin URL and click Install: https://s3.amazonaws.com/dnld.lime-technology.com/stable/unRAIDServer.plg Refer also to @ljm42 excellent 6.4 Update Notes which are helpful especially if you are upgrading from a pre-6.4 release. Bugs: If you discover a bug or other is
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  42. Ok, move pretty much complete. Quite a pain moving both residence and corp headquarters at the same time! FYI here's a brief history: circa 2005/2006: unRAID born, Sunnyvale, CA 2008-2011: Fort Collins, CO 2012-early 2018: San Diego, CA (incorporated 2015) present: Anaheim, CA (no, we're not in the tree house in Disneyland) Jon, meanwhile, moved within the same city near Chicago. Next up: release 6.5.3-rc2, which brings us up-to-date with linux 4.14 LTS kernel, along with a handful of bug fixes. As soon as that release is promoted to stable we'l
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  43. Yes, that's right: the man, the myth, the legend Spaceinvader One has graciously agreed to sit down for an interview with us. Check out our interview here: https://unraid.net/blog/spaceinvader-one-interview
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  44. Here is a video guide for setting up Jitsi
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  45. To clarify my answers, I took "Multiple Array Pools" as literally multiple array pools. You might want to add in multiple cache pools as another option. For my usage, I'd like multiple arrays, not multiple cache pools.
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  46. Hello Unraid fans! Earlier this year, we embarked upon a journey to reinvent our brand and come up with better ways to convey the value that Unraid brings to so many people. What you are now seeing on Unraid.net is the first step of that adventure, and we sure hope you like it. Unraid has become so much more important to so many people due to the sheer flexibility and control that it gives users over their hardware. We let folks build rigs as small or big as they want, and the OS scales it's capabilities in parallel. And best of all, we have one of the best user communities of any OS out
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  47. I would love to be able to view the cpu thread pairs from the vm templates like this
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