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  1. That looks very suspect. I suspect that the web page may have been hijacked.
  2. Clayton, Are you aware you're asking questions related to a forum thread from over 12 years ago...? However, as a long time user (since 2011, version 4.7) I can also confirm that parity calculation has always been done on the fly as new files are added to the array. Are you perhaps confusing parity updates with array updates from a cache drive (if installed)? Data written to a cache drive is not parity protected. Data written directly to the array is protected with parity at that time. If using a cache drive, data is transferred to the array at a later time, either on demand from the UI or according to a schedule, and would then become parity protected at that time. I also suggest NOT using an email address as your username on any forum - that is asking for a major increase in spamming to your email account.
  3. Two servers updated from -rc8 without issue. Thank you for this release.
  4. Well done! So, you had some tired capacitors? It does happen, and probably more frequently with budget models. Capacitors age from time, current and especially from operating at elevated temperature.
  5. @koyaanisqatsi (nice user name, btw) The other solution to consider is to use the "spin up groups" in the disk settings so that any disks that might spin up while you are streaming from your audio library are also spun up at the same time. I do this for the four disks that I use for Blu-ray and DVD rips for example. So once I am watching a film, any other device accessing the same files does not cause an unexpected stutter.
  6. Updated from -rc5, no problems seen. Thanks.
  7. Thank you for the update. Updated from -rc4 without issue. At a quick glance, working as expected. While it's a minor cosmetic enhancement, I especially like the hover-over colour change in the drive and shares lists - it's a big help when looking at info spread across a larger screen.
  8. OK - that is disappointing, but I am pleased that you've at least got this far. As a point of reference, when I back up large files from one Unraid box to another rsync is able to pretty much utilise the full network bandwidth. I see sustained rates up to around 110MB/s between servers.
  9. To be honest, I don't think you need to use it for this unless you want to be able to easily turn the daemon on and off. Then you mighty perhaps create a couple of scripts to do that. What I posted is exactly how I have it set.
  10. What I do (and I am sure there are many ways of doing it) is create the rsync.conf file and place in in the config folder on the USB stick. Mine looks like this... uid = nobody gid = users use chroot = no max connections = 20 pid file = /var/run/rsyncd.pid timeout = 3600 log file = /var/log/rsyncd.log incoming chmod = Dug=rwx,Do=rx,Fug=rw,Fo=r [mnt] path = /mnt comment = /mnt files read only = FALSE Then, in the go file in the config folder (which is what Unraid uses when starting up, I have the following... #!/bin/bash # Start the Management Utility /usr/local/sbin/emhttp & #rsync daemon rsync --daemon --config=/boot/config/rsyncd.conf So when the rsync daemon is invoked it starts up using the parameters in the file on the stick. There is no need to copy the file anywhere else. Note: This is only as secure as a your local network. A bad actor on your network could use this to delete files etc. on the target machine. In my case, that machine is powered off 99.9% of the time, and only powered on when I occasionally need to access it. Other users may have better suggestions.
  11. Mostly Toshiba right now, the ones that I have being based on designs from Hitachi / HGST before it was split between WD and Toshiba.
  12. APC/Schneider appear to have removed much of the useful information about firmware / hardware version compatibility from their website (at least, it is not where it was before and I cannot now find it). The latest firmware appears to be in this recent update to the Firmware Update Wizard - here... https://www.apc.com/shop/us/en/products/Smart-UPS-Firmware-Upgrade-Wizard-v4-3/P-SFSUWIZ43 Note: I have not tried this update yet so I cannot vouch for its suitability. As discussed earlier in the thread, whether or not you are able to update to newer firmware can be a function of the level of the current firmware in your UPS. If too old then the update may not be possible. You should check the current version of the firmware in your UPS. If you have an option for the Modbus protocol in your UPS you should try to select it and then also select Modbus in the UPS options in Unraid. (Hint - it is in the Advanced options menu, it does not appear in the regular menu). If you don't have the option, then you can try the update., but there can be no guarantees. Unless you are confident (or can tolerate a failure) I would not try it. While it's nice to have the power consumption reported, it is not essential for reliable operation.
  13. I bought my first license in February 2011. One of the best value software purchases I have ever made. Recommended. @HeroRareheart I recommend a trial license before you take the plunge to give yourself a little time to find your way around. However, when you have issues, people here are generally very helpful. I have never noticed any of the "gatekeeping" that you have found to be a problem elsewhere. Note that a trial license does require your server to have a on-line connection to Lime Technology (the developers) as part of the license validation process; a paid-for license does not require this, however.
  14. That is also what I do. I colour coded the multi-way block so that I can easily see that it has a different purpose (it's under my desk). It handles the cable modem router, a couple of switches, and a KVM switch. The servers and my main PC go direct to the UPS. You just have to be careful that someone else can't come along and plug in a vacuum cleaner...
  15. Details of the case and how the drives are mounted is on the manufacturer's web site here... https://www.fractal-design.com/products/cases/meshify/meshify-2/black/ You can also download and study the user manual. According to the specs, the case comes with mounting hardware for up to six drives. If you want to max out the capacity (up to 14 drives, apparently), you can buy additional mounting brackets from sellers of Fractal hardware. The manual shows (on page eight) where they go in the case and which additional hardware you would need to buy.