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Using the ReadyNAS to create a Network UPS for PCs

Friday, October 8th, 2010

The ReadyNAS can issue “UPS commands” to other devices, effectively allowing your UPS to be networked and shutdown client PCs. I’ve got my UPS connected to the NAS and setup using the procedure below. Basically, you need to install WinNUT on your PC.  Instructions for OSX and Linux can be found below. You also need […]

Configuring Your ReadyNAS for Flex-RAID

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

By default, the ReadyNAS configures itself using X-RAID. X-RAID is Netgear’s eXpandable RAID technology that allows you to expand the size of your hard drive both horizontally (by adding more drives) and vertically (by replacing smaller drives with larger drives). In the event that you wish to configure your ReadyNAS for another RAID level, such […]