Discussion about hard drive spin down (standby) feature of NAS.
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ds256 wrote: ↑
Sat Apr 20, 2019 5:46 am
I'm dealing with this issue on my TS-453 where all 4 of my disks wake up anytime I wake up a computer on my LAN from sleep. Even if that computer is not utilizing any of the NAS's services.
If the client waking up didn't access the NAS (probably the file shares), the NAS wouldn't spin the disks up. I bet the client is checking the presence of it's known server connections on wake-up.
It's really a bad design and I don't understand why it is happening.
If you think so then feel free to complain to the computer OS developer.
There doesn't seem to be any log of what is necessary that the disks are spinning up.
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RAID have never ever been a replacement for backups. Without backups on a different system (preferably placed at another site), you will eventually lose data!
A non-RAID configuration (including RAID 0, which isn't really RAID) with a backup on a separate media protects your data far better than any RAID-volume without backup.
All data storage consists of both the primary storage and the backups. It's your money and your data, spend the storage budget wisely or pay with your data!