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  1. I think that's a great summation. I love Unraid but if I needed a straight up NAS solution I'd take a hard look at FreeNAS (and Synology). I had a DM chat with a FreeNAS user on Imgur; I was impressed with a few FreeNAS features, but the BSD-hypervisor was badly lacking in comparison to Unraid's/Linux-KVM (which makes Unraid the winner for my use-cases). Okay, I'm done beating the dead horse. Have a good one, everyone.
  2. I know the original post is old, but this could very well not be of any fault of Unraid or pass-through. I've seen 100% disk usage on Window10 systems all the time, at my shop. Typically you can click on Processes tab, and then sort by disk usage. Often times I've found Window services to be the culprit (indexing/searching, WMI, fault-reporting/diagnostics). Other times it's a combination of dirty file system; windows files; registry; or multiple installed antivirus applications. Easy first things to try: 1. Run from Admin-command prompt: chkdsk /f /x c: Say yes to the prompt, then restart your VM/Windows. This will check/repair the file system. If you suspect your drive has bad blocks use: chkdsk /R /X C: But this will take longer. 2. Next from Admin-command prompt: sfc /scannow This can be a hit or miss utility, in all meanings. If it finds and fixes errors. Reboot Windows and re-run command; if it comes back saying no errors it worked the first time. If it says it found errors, again, it won't be able to repair what it finds. 3. If Search indexer service is going crazy, it could be the index is corrupt. To reset the search index (if it's on): Open "Control Panel" - change it to icon view. Click on "Indexing Options" Click on "Advanced" Click on the "Rebuild" button and click OK. 4. If the diagnostics and feedback service is spiking you can try: Open "Settings" from Windows button. Click on "Privacy" Click on "Diagnostics & feedback" Scroll towards bottom click on "Delete" button for "Delete diagnostic data" and set "Feedback frequency" to "Never." Run Disk Cleanup as administrator - Thumbnails, Recycle bin, and downloads are optional purge everything else. I have more suggestions/steps but given this is an 1-year old post, and the my next batch of suggestions carry greater amounts of risk I'll hold off for now.
  3. Sorry for the very late reply, I haven't been keeping an eye on forums lately. Wes I do still have plenty of codes. Sending @TomW1605 and @horus1963 direct messages with the coupon codes shortly.
  4. Jcloud


    I'd bet a five'r the Dev's have this on their radar, but just in case... Saw this on Slashdot, The popular article and CVE-2019-14899 (from pop-article); noticed it mentions WireGuard (6.8-rc#s), and OpenVPN (number of Docker's in CA Store). The experts can figure out what can/should be done about it. Hope everyone is having a good week.
  5. I haven't tried to run a camera server off of Unraid yet, but I've thought about it (would like to at some point). So, I have no experience but my first thought was also the Unassigned drives plugin.
  6. Post is getting old, but I need to stay awake at work. My specs are in the link of my signature, although it's a bit out-dated, I've updated my cache drive, swapped some drives in array (upped capacity), and in process of removing last Icy Dock bay for a Super Micro unit. Cache is 2TB ssd; storage capacity is about 42TB; RTX 2070 & GTX1050 for VM's; Tripplite UPS (not luck getting it work with APC UPS plugin - so really helps with brownouts, line-conditioning, and clean shutdown IF I'm there). Currently running Unraid 6.8.0-rc4. Docker Apps: Runs on Array startup: Task-1 media gathering - Sonarr, Coach Potato, and Transmission. Task-2 media serving - Plex Media server; stream to a Raspberry PI3 Plex client at home, a friend's Roku at their home, and I use it with various Plex client-apps when I'm away from house. Start on-demand: Task-3 video encoder - Handbrake; run when I need/want to re-encode video, strip out audio tracks and/or subtittles. Task-4 notebook - Dokuwiki. Task-5 GUI file management for array - Dolphin, DupeGuru, QDirStat (later two are hardly used). Task-6 e-Doc library - Calibre, once I figure out how to white-list access to this service on my WAN, I'll run it all the time to share library to friend who's sharing my Plex. VM's (In general to tinker around with an OS I'm curious about): Daily driver & "primary gaming rig" - Windows 10, build 1809, allocated 32GB of RAM, 4 cpu-cores and their HT's (8 vcpu's), RTX2070, KB & mouse, game-pad, and USB3 controller for some USB ports for VM. MISC OTHER-VM's (usually started on-demand): Another Win10 with VNC - (can't recall allocations, basically 16GB of RAM and 12+ vcpu's) for generating Rainbow tables - out of boredom and curiosity (started when I was playing with Kali Linux distro). Another Win10 based template for testing Gandalf’s Windows 10PE x64 Redstone 5 Another 0-4 Linux based VM's, trying to find a distro I like and try and learn some proficiency with Linux; lately I've been playing around with Arch and Manjaro distros. A Hackintosh VM - Saw @SpaceInvaderOne MacInaBox Docker, so I played around with that for a little bit. I haven't yet, but could see myself later, using Docker to setup/run a game server.
  7. This is roughly my setup I'm using. Plex Docker (Plex's official container from CA Apps), allocated four CPU threads - basically 1-4 streams in theory (Threadripper / no gpu), Streaming to a Raspberry Pi3 - RasPlex, pushing out 1080p on local network; however pushing over the internet my Plex clients get 720p - set on purpose due to limited upstream bandwidth. Media is MKV, some mp4, mostly H.264 encoding some H.265, file sizes 2 - 14GB; I've found the RP3 tends to choke on my H.265 media as it gets directplayed and not transcoded (RPi3 doesn't have the hardware to do H.265 decoding native). A friend of mine has Roku with Plex, which he streams from my library all the time. Edit: added some pictures of my config, in case it helps. First picture you can see I've allocated some free CPU threads to container; I've also pointed the container's /transcode folder to Unraid's ram-drive /tmp - although with 16GB of ram for your system you might want to test that. Next two are from inside Plex Server configs; transcoder directory matching container config and setting max simultaneous video transcode to number of CPU threads I allocated to container.
  8. I've seen this at work, customer's computer (native Windows install - not a VM). It's case of bad video drivers, and Chrome has hardware acceleration turned on. You might even notice some of Windows boxes, some of the buttons might have X through them. I would try going into Device Manager, uninstall the Graphics Driver (delete driver files check-box) then re-install drivers; should only have to do it once, if you find you need to do it multiple times I'd guess some bad hardware or drivers.
  9. I'm betting you've already seen this, but I figured, "just in case." https://thehackernews.com/2019/10/linux-sudo-run-as-root-flaw.html https://www.sudo.ws/repos/sudo/rev/83db8dba09e7 I just seen it on Slashdot today. Have a good one everyone.
  10. Just saw this (paid attention to forums) I'll take a look at it in a few, do some reading, probably make the tweeks. Thanks for pushing on my radar. Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I537 using Tapatalk
  11. Thank you, I missed that. (Obviously) Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I537 using Tapatalk
  12. "Proposed where" In the webui, TOWER/Main/Device?name=XXXXXX (partity, disk#) page. "Proposed feature:" A switch/button, which when pressed causes selected disk LED (from context of page listed above) to blink/pulse/constantly on or otherwise be widely annoying distinctive such that a user could look down and go, "Ah the drive-X is in this bay slot." Reasoning for feature: for replacing drives (bad & upgrade cases). The correct bay can be open first time, leaving disk array undisturbed. Possible against: Does not work with systems which has single, or no, drive-led. Decent amount of work for, "blinking light show because JCloud didn't document his drive layout." Potentially the "comments" field for disk(n) pages could be used to note physical location therefore, why re-invent the wheel. Which, if previous statement is the majority, could the "comments" field be added to Device?parity page? "So that's what things would be like if I'd invented the fing-longer. [Sigh]. A man can dream though. A man can dream..."
  13. Assuming you pass-through a USB controller, said USB-ports connected to that controller should be PnP detection to the guestVM like you want. If a user plugs into a USB port not through said controller(s) it will show up under Unraid, in the form of: syslog'ed and/or Unassigned drives plug-in (in case of USB storage device; and you've installed said plug-in).
  14. My condolences. Pretty sure it would be shutdown system; remove the two failed disks; put in two new ones; double check for no loose connections; power on system and assign the new drives one into parity and the other in replaced data drive. So long as you don't go into settings and click on new configuration, the rest of your data should remain intact. EDIT: And remember to make the parity disk the same capacity as before, or larger, because that's what dictates the largest capacity of data drive in your drive array.
  15. You may find this thread useful for passing through GPU - just fyi for your radar.