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  1. Quick request/ suggestion: Would it be possible to securely host the keyfile used to unlock encrypted Arrays on My Servers? Then if a users unRAID server was stolen they could delete the keyfile on My Servers to stop anyone gaining access to the files. Cheers.
  2. Thanks to @theaverageguy for asking my question - And @jonp for the reply. That's brilliant news about the new Cloud backup feature for the unRAID Flash device. Being able to get over that first hurdle of getting back to a working system after a problem will be a big help. Will the Cloud backup contain only the current backup of the unRAID Flash device, or will you be able to go back 1 week, 1 month - to allow you to restore the last known good configuration? On the more general point of Array/ user data backup. Right now I'm trying to get a friend onto unRAID but was met with a blank facial expression after talking through all the different backup options. Its great from a tinkerer point-of-view like myself. For a regular user its just too much to absorb and get something reliable working. There needs to be an Official unRAID way of doing an Array backup. When you search "Windows Backup and Restore" or "Synology Backup and Restore" you get helpful results at the top of Google. Try that for unRAID and you have Flash device backup, CA Backup/ Restore Appdata and some talk about using unRAID as a target for Apple Time Machine before the talk gets very technical. Leaving your regular user who deleted a video project they've been working on all week completely out of luck. To me it just seems the next natural step for unRAID to add an Official Array backup, either developed by the unRAID team or working with a established partner. You mention a few times during the show that customer data protection is your number 1 priority. Unfortunately continuing your stellar work on unRAID from the software side isn't enough; hardware fails, users make mistakes and viruses are a thing. For me there are so many advantages to using unRAID. I have several friends and family who would benefit from moving to unRAID. But its hard to get them to commit on the idea when competing platforms and products have, maybe not ideal, but basic backup features baked into their products. Thanks again for taking the time to reply to my question
  3. Question on backups: One of the things that often stops me recommending unRAID to other less technically-minded users is the lack of a built-in, easy-to-use backup tool that can be managed by the web interface. Currently the only built-in backup tool unRAID provides is the unRAID Flash device backup. To backup my Docker containers I use the excellent CA Backup/ Restore Appdata plugin. Then run rsync on a schedule to copy the data in my shares to another computer on my network. Does the unRAID team have any plans for adding a more comprehensive built-in backup solution? Looking forward to the show! Thanks
  4. It's working for me. I followed these instructions:
  5. I love the how easy it is to control where your Shares are stored on the Cache Pool or Array and then watch the magic of Mover as it shuffles your files around. I too would love ZFS support either for the Cache Pool or a 2nd Cache Pool.
  6. Yeah "ifconfig" is being phased out for "ip". If you just want the IP address type "ip a" or "ip help" for more information. The problem with "ip" is it doesn't return anything useful when Googling. I was scratching my head like you trying to work out what happened to "ifconfig".
  7. Been a few years since I last set TVHeadend up. I recall downloading firmware from the LibreELEC dvb firmware page on github and dropping it into /lib/firmware/ . Don't think I took any other steps. It "just worked" after rebooting. I wonder, could I switch back from unRAID DVB Edition to the Stock Edition, then download the firmware using the Console? I guess the firmware would be lost each time unRAID updates? (I'm using the Dockers for TVHeadend and Plex if that makes any difference.) EDIT: OK it seems to be working. If I power on unRAID and try watching TV I get some picture pixelation + dropouts. However if I reboot once my system has been powered on a few minutes. Watching TV via TVHeadend is perfect. Not sure whats going on there. Maybe the firmware isn't initializing properly 1st time or my TV tuner is failing. Doesn't appear to be a unRAID DVB Edition error though. I'll leave you in peace
  8. Unfortunately its been a problem for several years and the workaround has been to specifically use the dvb-usb-wt220u-02.fw firmware. Took a little while but just had the first issue. Was slight pixelation of the picture then it dropped out for 30 seconds. TVHeadend log shows; 2018-07-22 22:32:54.652 linuxdvb: WideView USB DVB-T #0 : DVB-T #0 - poll TIMEOUT 2018-07-22 22:33:02.312 linuxdvb: WideView USB DVB-T #0 : DVB-T #0 - poll TIMEOUT Everything seems to work perfectly apart from this old problem of mine
  9. Just been digging through dmesg while you replied. I have a WideView WT-220U PenType Receiver and it looks like its using some completely different firmware if I'm reading this right.
  10. Hello all, How can I pick what firmware is loaded for my tuner? From my previous media server I know I need to use the dvb-usb-wt220u-02.fw firmware version and not; dvb-usb-wt220u-01.fw dvb-usb-wt220u-fc03.fw dvb-usb-wt220u-miglia-01.fw dvb-usb-wt220u-zl0353-01.fw Thanks
  11. Update: Pi-hole can't be used effectively with a BT Smart Hub Router for IPv6 devices. Even with DHCP disabled the BT Smart Hub will send out Router Advertisements and IPV6 devices will use autoconfiguration to assign the BT Smart Hub as the IPv6 DNS server. There is no way to disable Router Advertisements. Time for a new Router! Spent all yesterday evening troubleshooting why I was sometimes getting ads, even on websites I'd visited a few minutes earlier that were ad-free. Looking in the Pi-Hole Query log I could see IPv6 DNS requests to ad servers were not being Pi-holed. Which seemed a bit weird as only a few weeks ago on my old Ubuntu Home Server, I had Pi-hole up and running without issues. Turns out my BT Smart Hub has been updated and now uses IPv6 for all Internet traffic except strangely DNS that still uses IPv4. (Seems IPv6 BT DNS is being rolled out gradually across the whole network.) Checking with nslookup I could see one response to my DNS query from my Pi-hole container using IPv4 and one from my BT Smart Hub using IPv6. This resulted in ad DNS requests being handled differently and sometimes ads being served. IPv4: Client DNS request for ad >> Pi-hole container >> Pi-holed IPv6: Client DNS request for ad >> BT Smart Hub >> BT IPv4 server >> ad served. Trying every combination of settings I could think of I somehow found the additional steps to @gridrunner excellent video tutorial that you should take after following his instructions. Open the BT Smart Hub web interface and goto >> Advanced Settings >> IPv6 >> Configuration. Enable ULA and select Stateless Allocation mode. Open unRAID's web interface and goto >> Settings >> Network Settings. Change the Network Protocol to IPv4 + IPv6 and set Static addresses for both IPv4 and IPv6. (You can't use the BT Smart Hubs DHCP server for Pi-hole. You need to use Pi-hole DHCP server. Because Pi-hole is running on unRAID you therefore need Static addresses. You should set the IPv4 DNS servers to Google DNS/ OpenDNS or whatever you prefer so unRAID has DNS access even when the Pi-hole Container isn't running.) Now goto your Docker tab and click on Pi-hole and open the Console. Type ifconfig and make a note of your IPv6 Pi-hole Container address. (It will be the longer address that starts with fc or fd). While you are here, double-check the Interface the container is using as @skunkworker points out in the post above mine.) Click Pi-hole on the Docker tab again and hit Edit. Change Key 4 to True and then hit +Add another Path, Port, Variable, Label or Device and enter this new variable; Config Type: Variable Name: Key 9 Key: ServerIPv6 Value: <enter the IPv6 Pi-hole container address you just noted down> Description: Container Variable: ServerIPv6 hit Apply. 5. Now open the Pi-hole web interface, login and goto >> Settings >> DHCP. Enable the DHCP server and set the IP range and gateway. e.g From to and Router Check the Enable IPv6 support (SLAAC + RA) and Save. If you browse some website, all the ads should be gone and the Pi-Hole Query log should now show IPv6 ads being Pi-holed too. Hope this makes sense. First time using unRAID and Docker