External NAS to samba
levipearson at gmail.com
Fri Oct 15 12:27:00 MDT 2010
On Fri, Oct 15, 2010 at 11:02 AM, Merrill Oveson <moveson at gmail.com> wrote:
> Looking for suggestions for the following....
> I need to extend the disk space of my samba server.
> So I'm thinking external hard disks via eSATA.
> Here's what I'd like:
> External Box:
> 1) capacity to add drives
> 2) built in hardware Raid 5
> 3) hot swappable disks
> 4) eSATA connection
Addonics has a really flexible system that lets your build an external
storage system to suit your needs:
http://www.addonics.com/products/raid_system/ast4.asp I haven't
actually used one, though, it's just something I found while searching
for something similar a while ago.
There are really a ton of systems like this. Just look at this
section at newegg:
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