Anyone use a consumer NAS?

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  1. El Scorcho

    El Scorcho you're never anything I rely upon

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    I've been thinking about getting one, but I want one that will let me access files over the internet.

    I was going to get the Lacie since they're pretty cheap and seem to be decent, but I'm not sure if you can access them over the internet.

    The only one I've seen so far being net accessible is the Hawking NAS enclosure.

    any suggestions?
     
  2. 5Gen_Prelude

    5Gen_Prelude There might not be an "I" in the word "Team", but

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    D-LINK's DNS-323 is the one I'm using at work. It's accessible over the WAN so I don't know why it wouldn't be accessible via the internet if I made the appropriate holes in the firewall. It has a built in FTP, iTunes server etc...
     
  3. El Scorcho

    El Scorcho you're never anything I rely upon

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    I have the Linksys NSLU2. Works well.

    Can be accessed over the Internet, and you can FTP into it.
     
  5. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    Any NAS with FTP can support internet connections, so long as you tell your router to forward unsolicited incoming traffic to the NAS box.

    EDIT: Failing that (and this second approach is probably more secure too), you can connect to your router's VPN and use the normal "Samba" shared folders on your NAS.
     

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