27 01, 2014

Windows server 2008 R2 System State backup fails with “The version does not support this version of the file format”

By |2014-06-27T16:16:31+02:00January 27th, 2014|Microsoft, NAS, Windows Server|0 Comments

After buying few more disks for our Thecus NAS 7700Pro I have decided to have System State backup of one of our servers. After creating a new share, configuring backup task, I've encountered a following error: The version does not support this version of the file format After some googling, testing and changing options in [...]

10 01, 2014

Enabling Remote shutdown on Thecus NAS N7700Pro

By |2016-12-22T21:35:11+02:00January 10th, 2014|Errors and fixes, NAS|0 Comments

We all know what can happen to the data when power goes off, don't we? We, of course have UPS set and ready, but it's only sufficient for some amount of time depending on the UPS battery capacity. Finally, the UPS will get depleted and, bang, no power - data loss etc. If we can't afford for a backup generator, larger or few more batteries we have to simply switch off as much as we can before draining battery to 0%. Almost all modern UPS have COM, USB or RJ45 connectors to connect to the PC/Server to monitor the condition of UPS and or battery. Most of them can shut down the computer (assuming your computer shut down is not taking 30minutes:)) but what if you have few computers and other data-sensitive equipment such as NAS?