[K12OSN] OT - Creating Network Attached Storage

steve gilmore stegil at hotmail.com
Tue May 9 20:37:18 UTC 2006

NASlite (linux) is pretty stable. No raid or security.Easy to setup. from 

FreeNAS  (freebsd) is a liitle new , ok for single drives , don't use the 
raid - it's not stable yet.  Yes security. Easy to medium  setup.   from 

Openfiler (linux) seems pretty stable  raid seems stable. Yes security . You 
need a server for authentication. advanced knowledge for setup.  from 

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mark Cockrell" <cockrell at honeygroveisd.net>
To: <k12osn at redhat.com>
Sent: Tuesday, May 09, 2006 3:13 PM
Subject: [K12OSN] OT - Creating Network Attached Storage

> Hello all,
>    Recently a colleague asked me if I knew of any turn-key,open-source NAS 
> systems out there.  The first thing I thought of was a cheap, white-box PC 
> with a handful of drives, a network card and Damn Small Linux configured 
> for Samba, NFS, FTP, etc.  I thought, however, that I would appeal to the 
> collective wisdom of the list to see if anyone knows of (or has the 
> know-how to create) a simple, graphical NAS solution.  Any thoughts?
> -- 
> C-ya,
> Mark
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