Cannot Upload files larger than 4gb to my NAS!

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Daveteauk
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Cannot Upload files larger than 4gb to my NAS!

Post by Daveteauk » Mon Apr 20, 2020 1:27 am

One reason for buying a NAS was so I can upload, remotely, to my NAS, various files/documents etc. I tried to UL a 5GB file but received an error message saying files larger that 4096kb (I seem to remember) are not allowed!! :-0 :x Surely this is some mistake, I hope? I can UL any size of file to my friends Synology NAS, so why not QNAP? I also tried a similar file to my other friends QNAP 251A, but that also failed - WTF?? I hope this is a bug, or can be fixed, or else the 251D is going back, to be replaced with a Synology unit!

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Re: Cannot Upload files larger than 4gb to my NAS!

Post by dolbyman » Mon Apr 20, 2020 1:56 am

remotely ...I hope does not mean you expose your nas to the whole world

please elaborate HOW you upload files to the nas

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Re: Cannot Upload files larger than 4gb to my NAS!

Post by irhannah » Wed Jun 10, 2020 10:56 pm

Yes same problem trying to upload file over 4gb over the web app it can't be done. ridiculous

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Re: Cannot Upload files larger than 4gb to my NAS!

Post by dolbyman » Wed Jun 10, 2020 11:13 pm

security? a travesty!

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Re: Cannot Upload files larger than 4gb to my NAS!

Post by P3R » Thu Jun 11, 2020 2:49 am

irhannah wrote:
Wed Jun 10, 2020 10:56 pm
Yes same problem trying to upload file over 4gb over the web app it can't be done.
Uploading how? Where?

I just uploaded a 4.5 GB file in File Station just to try and it worked... :'
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!

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