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  1. So renaming the share worked and everything showed up. I just had to give users permission to that share again. It seems like the upgrade script should check to see if that's an issue before the upgrade. Either way, thank you for the help on getting this fixed. I was racking my brain. Thanks.
  2. I guess I'm confused. Is that a change introduced in 6.9.0? I've been running it this way for a couple years. I can certainly try that tomorrow.
  3. It just doesn't seem to exist in my shares. I know it was set up, because I have //server/user mapped on multiple computers here in my house and they all stopped working. This is what I see on my shares now: Media is the main share where I have movies tv home videos etc. The share "user" used to be there I think... It used two separate physical disks from the rest of the shares. It worked for so long without issue, I don't even remember how I had it set up. The two disks are still there... I can still browse the physical disks and see the files. I just can't connect by SMB, and and all my network mappings broke. Can a share named "user" just be recreated using Disk 3,4 and it will go back to working? I'm just perplexed as to how it just disappeared in the first place. There seems to be config files pointing to it in diagnostics, but it seems to be gone from any unraid menu.
  4. I guess that's the problem... there is no share listed for it. There's no place for me to set permissions. I don't know where it could have gone. Maybe I'm missing something.
  5. The diagnostics are attached. The shares used to be visible at //dmitri/user/ What was once the "user" share was segregated from my other shares and was on Disk 3/4 only. Like I said... I can still see the data physically on the disk, but the share is gone. None of my applications or media touch those two drives. All of that stuff is working as normal. Any help/insight is appreciated. Thanks. dmitri-diagnostics-20210312-0700.zip
  6. I recently upgraded to 6.9.0, and I thought everything went fine. Today I rebooted my windows system, and it said it couldn't reconnect to my user shares. These are the ones that I had specifically set up for different user accounts. All of the other regular shares for media and such are there. I've tried rebooting, but no luck. I can see that the disks are there with no errors. I can also see that the files are still there. What would make the "user" shares disappear?
  7. Having just considered moving from standard software RAID to unRAID, this is what I would suggest... Assuming that you don't already have an easy to access backup. Get a good deal on a WD 8 or 10TB external drive (Easy Store or My Book). Copy the data to that and verify that it's good. Build your new pool without a parity drive. Copy the data from the external to the new pool, and verify the data. Shuck the 8 or 10TB drive, and install it as your parity drive. Now you have the new pool/system set up, and plenty of room for easy expansion since your parity drive is now much larger. Keep your old 4TB parity drive as a spare in case a drive fails.
  8. Well unRaid is live for my home server now. I've carefully packaged up the drives from my OMV server just in case. I was really impressed with how smoothly unRaid handled my dual NICs on the first boot. I thought that would be painful. It just worked.
  9. Okay, I had another thought today. I'm starting the build tonight... I have the 2 x 10TB drives shucked and ready to go. Am I better of doing 1 parity and 1 data to start? Or is it better to start with 2 data drives so that the data is balanced access the two drives from the start? Either way, I'll be adding the 3rd drive in a few weeks. Thanks again for all the help. Sent from my Pixel 2 XL using Tapatalk
  10. I decided to go ahead and shuck the drives I had last night. I'll set them up proper on a spare MB/CPU I have and then transfer my files from my current server. Upgrading will be so much easier once I've made the switch to unRaid.
  11. I was afraid of that. It's a WD My Book. I was only planning on building a very basic pool without parity initially. Then simply copy all the files from my current NAS over. Then shuck the drives and put them in the proper server.
  12. Great. I was hoping for that. Maybe the last question.... I'll be shucking my 10TB drives. To get it going, can I set up the two drives in their USB enclosure? Once I shuck them, will unRaid still recognize them, or will the drive IDs change?
  13. I'll probably be making the switch soon. My hardware is starting to arrive. I have 2 of 3 new 10 TB drives I plan on using to replace my current 5 x 2 TB RAID5 array. The third drive won't be here until next month, but I'm thinking of setting everything up, and adding that drive for parity when it comes. So here's my next question: How forgiving is unRaid for changing hardware? If I set it up on an old MB and CPU I have laying around, is it difficult to move it over to my server grade hardware later? I'm thinking that if I at least get the pool setup, I can transfer all of the data from the old server, and then move the drives. Thoughts? Sent from my Pixel 2 XL using Tapatalk
  14. That's what I was thinking. (Setting up a new license on the Sandisk) The unRaid trial I have set up now was just for educational purposes. None of it is the hardware that I will use in production. It was just an old celeron SFF box that I had laying around that I stuck a couple of disks on USB to play around with it. I'm really quite amazed at how well it's working and that I was able to figure it out on my own for the most part. I fully intend on doing everything from scratch on the main hardware. Thanks to everyone here for the help and insight.
  15. I found a Sandisk Cruzer Glide 8GB in my drawer that should work nicely. I don't care that it's bigger, because my MB has an internal USB header, so it will be out of sight. So the next question... I've been evaluating on a sketchy freebie drive that I don't want to use in production. Should I just request a new "trial" key on the Sandisk when I set up, or transfer the trial key I have now?