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  1. So... do I need to set anything up to enable SSH? I usually use MobaXterm but happy to use Putty in opn windows. Though I mainly use linux so probably just ssh user@hostip or something?
  2. Each Gif is 1 min I am not 100% sure how this is suppose to work.. I just wanted to ask if this looks kinda normal.. I do not like seeing max out red bars in the cpu thing... but maybe that is normal? I'm only running a few dockers... no VMs.
  3. In unraid if you load the console, and type MC you get a cool norton commander clone called Mightnight Commander... it is a graphical file manager for the console. Anyway... when copying files you highlight them and press F5 to open the copy dialogue.. but in a browser that just refreshes.... how do you use the F5 command in MC? I've been pressing F9 and selecting copy from the menu.. but I thought you guys might know a better wya.
  4. I have a folder that is shared..... inside that folder I can read/write... but there is one folder inside the share I can only read from? Do I need to chown or chmod that one folder to something.. if so what? If I just run that in the root of the share or something like that on the server console prompt... will it fix it?
  5. Yeah you can totally tell. Still, I guess I am so used to speaking with youngns lol... I always assume project leaders and stuff are around my age.
  6. Thanks.... booksonic looks to be what I am looking for... cheers. Still, of I am doing all this I may as well support music streaming as well.. I think AirSoinc might be better. I have andoird phone... what client do you recommend. I have been using "Smart Audio Book PLayer" for years now.
  7. Hi... I've been knocking about the forums for a few weeks asking a lot of stupid questions and wanted to give a quick feedback to the community about my experience with UNRAID. I'm not a massively technical kind of guy. I'm a visual effects artist and use my computers mainly for making video game cinamatics. I'm telling you that as I want to stress I am not a tech guy, I consider myself an artist. That being said I have been using computers all my life and I am older than the majority of people I meet on forums like this, as in I saw Star War in the cinema old. I wanted to build a proper server in my house to serve as a file server for my texture, mesh, material and all my other archives I use at work so I would be able to stop using a external drive system. Just have eveything online always. I also wanted to be able to move into 4K. 4K animation requires HUGE amounts of space. So file archive, render locations, editing, colour grading.. all through a networked server. In addition I also wanted a full media server. I was sick of having to copy media files to a transport USB and then plugging that directly into a given device. Using JellyFin or Plex (This is what I ended up using) to be able to stream to any device in the house is just amazing. So that was my "needs". I built a sever from scratch specifically for this. I was stumped right out of the gate by UNraid not working at all. Turns out the newer processors or something need the beta version. Installing the beta (6.9.0-beta25) got it up and running.. even so.. this was not a good first impression. I'm lucky someone answered my post so quickly as I was already setting up a boot usb for OPenMediaServer when I read the solution of switching to the beta. Using Unraid took a lot to get started. I had run some test servers on old hardware using a variety of OS types. I tired OpenMediaServer, Ubuntu Server and Debian. I was reluctant to move to something like OpenMediaServer / Unraid / FreeNAS as I liked the idea of having a "normal" OS. Something I was comfortable with. I ended up choosing a "data server" specific software as I felt it was no point in reinventing the wheel. Surly much more tech savy dudes have solved all my issues in these software like OpenMediaServer that I would run into. I chose UNraid mainly for the disk management of the array. OpenMediaServer was the other one I almost chose (I liked that it was debian based) Still, money is always tight for a family man and other systems had no real support beyond maybe using zfs or something or used robust raids that really ate into your total disk space. Being able to just add more drives as I install them and the parity drive thing allowing me to use more space for my data or applications really was the main reason I choose UNraid. IMO, this should be plastered all over UNraids advertising, it really was the "thing" that no one else had and tipped the scales. As a non-tech guy I need clear tutorials and instructions as I lack the actual understanding to make decisions about things myself. @SpaceInvaderOne was 100% vital to not only choosing Unraid. If I didn't see some of his tutorials telling me exactly how to do something, I probably would have gone with a Debian Server or OpenMediaServer, despite drive thing. So SpaceInvader and the drive thing are the combo that sold me. Almost everything I googled for that I wanted to do was in a spaceinvader tutorial. The work stuff was almost plug and play. I just installed UNRAID and setup the array made the shares... and bang.. network was done. Blew my mind. Laptop, Desktop, Workstation, my phones and tablets... everything connected and worked literally the 1st time I tried. Awesome. The media stuff was harder as I had to learn about what a docker was and what a VM was and stuff. I'm still not using any VMs all my apps are in docker. I'm using Binhex and Linux.IO in all cases. I found this part of Unriad confusing. There seems to be a lot of assumed knoledge and I can not find any real documentation apart from the wiki and the "?" button in the OS. I often found myself lost without a way to make ti work. I ended up using trail and error in many cases. Even so.. I have almost everything working that I want to. I still want HTTPS on my web acess and secure media streaming. Going from not knowing anything to.. File Server for work OpenVPN tunnel to access shares anywhere my laptop is. Private DropBox Type thing Schedualed and User clicked backups across the net to the server Full Internet PVR for Film / TV / Comics / Ebooks / Music Media Streaming with Plex I feel that even with my issues it was so fast getting all this running.. I think my biggest issue with UNraid is not knowing WHAT I can do with it. There are probably things I would love to run on it, but just do not know them. I purchased Unraid today and wanted to thank everyone involved in this project. It really is a great bit of software and I love how it is usable from a noobish guy more comfortable with a pencil and a eraser than code blocks in hax. I also want to shoutout to the forum community on reddit and here. Everyone was very helpful and I got almost no blow back for spamming all my questions. --QuestionBot PS - I'm still fiddling.. sorry, but my forum posts will probably keep coming
  8. I'm just conserved about privacy.. Australia has pretty lame laws in this regard and I also feel you should plan on things getting worse. I dunno.. I just feel a little uncomfortable about it all. That being said the idea of streaming from plex outside the house sounds awesome... I just want to make it as secure as possible. Even if it is overkill, I see no reason why my ISP should have any more info about me and what I do on the net. I just think it is best to make it as obscure as possible. So, Plex should run using a reverse proxy?
  9. Isn't OpenVPN and ReverseProxy aboutt security though.. if you use plex to steam or airsonic to stream out of the house... won't my IPS know what is happening if they looked?
  10. I'm a noob but I have my test server running pretty sweet now and I am 98% sure will buy a licences at the end of my trail.. the one thing I would like to look into is setting up a media servers that stream into the internet.. but I am concerned about privacy due to Australia having some "interesting" laws about IPS having to log and hand over details. So I want everything as secure as possible. So I do not really know much beyond some clicking and the tutorials by space invader. My Current/Basic Setup I use BinHex-QBitTorrentVPN connected to excpressVPN and run all my other PVR stuff like Sonarr and NZBget through that so they all share that expressVPN connection so basically all my connecting to the internet for downloading and browsing run through a ExprerssVPN so my ip is obfuscated and my IP can not work out what is going on. I am following SpaceInvader's "How to route any docker container through a VPN container" tutorial to do this. I couldn;t work out how to make all those apps like Sonarr be able to be connected via HTTPS... I tried turning them on but I got SSL Certificate errors... then I was told on this forum that as I am accessing them via my in house network and not from the outside I do not need to bother with that anyway. I'm using BinHex-PlexPass and currently have not got it running through my paid VPN Service like the other things. Currently I have no dedicated audio streaming service. What I would like to do, but do not know how to do it. Currently I have no dedicated audio streaming service but a lot of google seems to recommend me AirSonic so was planning to use that. I also use BinHex-PlexPass. What I want to do to finish up my media server is be able to stream to remote locations Plex and AirSonic.. but I am not sure the best methods to do this. SpaceInvader has two videos.. How to Setup and Configure a Reverse Proxy on unRAID with LetsEncrypt & NGINX and [url=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fpkLvnAKen0 ]How to setup an OpenVPN-as Server on Unraid -- new 2019 guide[/url] I have watched them a few times but still sorta confused as to what they do and why to choose one over the other. I "think" OpenVPN setup just makes my computers think they are on the local area network. So if I want to acess Sonarr from a remote locaiton, I connect to the OpenVPN and then just load the WebUI the same way I do on my home network... BUT to stream from AirSonic and Plex I have to use a ReverseProxy...... . . . Is that correct? If I make AirSonic and Plex run off a reverseProxy, when I access it on the local network, will it go through the network? Like will my loungeroom TV be pulling it form the "internet" and not from my local home network? Just a little confused how to go about setting up the next stage of my media server and would appreciate any advice and comments. Thanks.
  11. uhhh yeah.. I mean a 500GB cloud is a different deal lol... I use it for a 100GB over 10 accounts and while it was a pain to setup, once it was up it was seamless... I was actually just posting this as a interesting side note. Also eveyone hates paying for internet stuff lol...
  12. Noob here.. I'm concerned about privacy ... do I need to run this via a reverse proxy or a openvpn tunnel or something? SpaceInvader has a instruction video on Reverse Proxies and OpenVPN but I do not really understand what they do exactly. If I setup a reverse proxy or a openVPN to safly stream into the internet... does that mean local network systems in my house will still use the internet? *** Moderator: Split from binhex plexpass thread ***
  13. Noob here.. I'm concerned about privacy ... do I need to run this via a reverse proxy or a openvpn tunnel or something? SpaceInvader has a instruction video on them both but I do not really understand what they do exactly. *** Moderator: Split from the other airsonic thread ***