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  1. Are you talking about (1) a GUI on the console monitor in the safe mode or (2) Safe mode with the GUI displayed in a client PC browser?
  2. You are running ver 6.10.2(0?)-rc2 (according to the Diagnostics file). Your current IP address is Is it the same as your old IP address? What error messages are you getting from your browser? (A screenshot is a quick way to get this...) You said you swapped the case. Any other hardware changes?
  3. Upload the entire .ZIP file containing the daignostics.
  4. @JonathanM, Basically, we are saying the same thing but looking it different ways. For those who are just starting out trying to figure how to set things up to maximize cooling while minimizing noise, a graph may help. I swiped this one from the Noctua website: Noise levels for each fan model are as follows: NF-A12x25 22.6 dB/A NF-12 22.4 dB/A NF-S12A 17.8 dB/A The dashed lines (labeled PC case, aircooling heatsink and watercooling heatsink) show the typical static pressure vs airflow through/across the device. (I am surmising that PC case line is for a virtually empty case...) To give you a feel of how much a mm of H2O static pressure is, the atmospheric pressure at sea level using water is 10.3M (meter). Now further understand that well-designed noisier fans have much better pressure differential performance and will deliver much higher volumes of at any specific static pressure. With these fans, you don't have to be as careful with the cooling setup because these noisy fans static pressure and airflow capability will usually overcome a marginal airflow design.
  5. For the benefit of anyone who will be attempting to help you, please explain exactly how you were attempting to do this copy. (Using the network, within the server, Using the GUI, what file manager, ect.)
  6. Not quite when you are talking about fan CFM. The amount of air that a fan can move is determined by the pressure differential across that fan. Nothing else! In the case of a computer case, all of the input ports and output ports of the computer case are virtually at the same pressure. The pressure differential between the back side (low pressure) and the front side (high pressure) of each fan is what determines the fan's CFM. The higher this pressure differential is, the lower the CFM is. Hard drives installation for servers are tough nut to achieve a high volume of air flow across the hard drives. Most of the 'tunnel' through them is blocked by the drives and creates a pressure differential situation depending on which side of the 'tunnel' you are at. At the input end, the pressure rises as you try to force more air through. At the output side, the pressures drops as you try to pull more air out of the tunnel. To achieve maximum cooling what is usually done is to provide a large area of case openings at the output side of the tunnel and equip each one with a fan. If more cooling is required beyond this, openings at input side of the tunnel are also equipped with a fan. This will usually result in a good cooling but at the price of noise. What really complicates analysis of cooling air flow through any computer case is the number of tunnels are present. Every little leak into the case is a tunnel. Every object (PS, cables, MB, CPU cooler) inside the case is a part of a tunnel. In servers, we are usually only concerned with the hard drive tunnel. If we can keep that at a reasonable temperature, all of the other electronics should be well within their limits. Many long years ago, an HVAC engineer told me some that initially blew my mind-- A fan with zero CFM of air flow does no work and uses the least amount of electricity while running! (Mounting a fan in one wall of a otherwise sealed box would provide this condition! )
  7. Fan noise is not uncommon in servers. There are fans which are quieter. But be careful and do some research. 'Moving' air makes noise in itself. (Just stand outside when a breeze is blowing.) Carefully notice the relationship between these three factors: (1) CFM, (2) Head-- often measured in 'mm of water' and (3) Noise. You will quickly find that you don't get something for nothing! Here is a one fan that I have used when I needed a lower noise level. This company has several lines of fans designed to emphasis one of the three factors in the trade-off situation. This is not the only company to make quiet fans so have a look around before buying...
  8. Is that bottom fan blowing in? It certainly looks that way! Try having blow out. You want all air entering the case to come across the disks first!
  9. As a point of clarification, the IP address of your server is (The /24 is the subnet mask and not really a part of the IP address.) That's fine, if everything works correctly. You are now aware that is not standard practice. (As a piece of information, I have four static IP addresses on my router. Two are printers that were converted from their DHCP addresses to static addresses and my two servers which I had previously assigned their static addresses and I registered their IP addresses and MAC addresses in the routers table. I also registered their 'Server Names' so now they look like any other DHCP assigned address.)
  10. It is still a good idea to reserve both the MAC and IP addresses in the router for static address that you have assigned on the server. That way both ends know exactly what behavior is programmed for that MAC address. (I do believe the preferred practice is to ALWAYS do static assignments on the router end...!!! Remember that the DHCP assigned address will be there until the next time it is renewed.) Are you using the static IP address to get to the Unraid server rather than the server name ('ih-nas01')? Be sure that you clear the browser cache as 'old' data there can sometimes cause problems.
  11. What happened at this point? What I am assuming is that this is the original boot disk with the three files (listed) deleted. (Double check this!!!) Make sure that you have a monitor attached to your server. Now boot the server with that flash drive. 1-- Does the monitor boot to the point where you have a login prompt on it? If not, get a sharp in-focus picture of the monitor screen and post it up up in a new post in this thread. 2-- If yes, then try the GUI, do you get a login prompt? (IF not, what is the error message from the browser?) IF you get the login prompt on the GUI, enter root as the 'Username' and hit the <ENTER> key in the 'Password' field. (This enters a blank password.) If this does not work, try to login from the Username and password prompts on the console/(monitor). That should work. Then type this at the command prompt: diagnostics After it finishes, type: powerdown Remove the flash drive and upload the diagnostics file in a new post. EDIT: Quicker way to shutdown server is a quick push ~ one second) of the power button. This will result in a clean shutdown. (A +5 second push will force a shutdown which will result in an 'unclean' shutdown. Using it is not an end of the world situation with Unraid, so use it if you have to for any reason.)
  12. One more point-- I would get CMR Drives rather than SMR drives. They have the potential for much better write performance. 7200RPM drives also increase both full-array read and write performance BUT you have to be planning ahead to get the full benefit. All the drives have to be 7200 RPM. One slow drive will be a bottleneck. However, that bottleneck will only last until that slow drive is out in the mix. (A 5400RPM 2TB will only slow things down until the array operation moves past that 2TB point.)
  13. I am going to be a bit of a contrarian here. It appears that you have 18TB of storage space on your current server. How long did it take you to fill it? To replace that first disk with one of 16TB, you will have purchased three 16TB drives at that point and you will add a minimum of 13TB of additional storage to your server. That is all well and good. Now, lets assume that you have a second drive fail. (Don't know the age of your drives and, of course, no one can predict if and when a drive will go belly-up, but it will happen!) You will then be adding another 13TB-to-14TB of storage. You could easily end up with a server that is only a third filled. Hard drives in Unraid servers seem to last 5 to 8 years. Do some analysis of so that by the time you get to the point with your current up-sized drives are starting to fail, they aren't half empty. It might make sense to go with 16TB or it might make sense to with 8 or 10 TB drives.
  14. Now, I am NOT running Active Directory. I have the share set up like this: When I go to this share (logged-in as the User with the read-only permission) and select a file at random, I can not delete the file but I can copy it back to the client computer. This is the expected behavior. What are you seeing? I admit that I don't have a good handle on what the Domain server does but I have the feeling that it may be not be passing what you think is your login information on to the Unraid server but using secondary login to group individual users who have identical permissions to a resource together as a group. Hopefully, someone (with a much better understanding) will jump in and provide more details. It would be helpful if you would post up a screen of your share security setup as I have done.
  15. It sounds like you don't have an Internet connection from your server. This may (or may not) to simple to troubleshoot depending on your skill level, I would suggest that you follow the advice of @ljm42 at the top of this page and start a new thread in the General Forum.