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Other than fixing permissions, is there anything else I need to do after coping data from an external USB?


IMTheNachoMan

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I needed to import my data after installing Unraid. After I got unRAID up and running, I:

 

  1. disabled the cache pool for the share I am copying the data to since I will be importing 1.5 TBs
  2. plugged my ext4 formatted USB drive into the system
  3. used the unassigned devices plugins to mount the drive as read-only
  4. opened a terminal from the WebUI
  5. used rsync to copy the files from /mnt/disks/backup to /mnt/user/data
  6. ran Tools > New Permissions on all my drives/shares -- none of the articles/guides I read, including https://wiki.unraid.net/Transferring_Files_Within_the_unRAID_Server, mentioned this but I couldn't access the files until I did this and it sorta makes sense that you gotta fix permissions when importing data
  7. re-enabled the cache pool for the share

 

Is there anything else I need to do? I wasn't sure if copying data like this outside of Unraid's normal control might break anything.

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