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Filenames on network share different from actual file names Qnap

Problem : The filename you see in ftp and filemanager in Qnap is correct. But a strange name (often with ~) is shown for this file when you access your network share.  See the below screen shot Solution : This happens because Samba is serving shortfile name in 8.3 format to you . SAMBA is …

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Install Transmission on Qnap with Docker the Easy way

Transmission is the favorite BT client for many , but Qnap doesn’t offer it in app center any more.  However Qnap now offers you container station in which you can run LXC or Docker container.  With Docker, you can very easily install transmission and several other applications Graphically , within minutes Step 1.  Find The …

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Running Couchpotato on Qnap with Container Station

The Easiest Way to run Couchpotato on Qnap is with Container Station   The Easiest way is to use Docker on Container station, in this tutorial we used an LXC Container with full Ubuntu installation. We can instead use lightweight Docker container. 1. Create a Ubuntu Container on your Qnap Open Container station on Qnap and …

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Qnap CVE-2017-7494 Samba vulnerability Fix

Samba Team discovered a 7 years old security hole in Samba version 3.5.0 +.  If your SMB port is forwarded , and you use vulnerable SMB version, you are at risk of an attack. Qnap has released a patch . Go to qnap download center  and download Qfix for your model. You can apply Qfix to your …

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Periodic Email from Qnap with Sendmail and Crond

Qnap offers Auto Email notification , but they are limited to ‘Errors and Warnings’. So you can’t do for instance – A Disk health check every Saturday and email you the result.  You only get the notification on teh Errors and Warnings with the GUI front. In our case, I wanted to have the listing …

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