Sun unseated as Unix leader? The same goes for the included backup software, which doesn’t offer much in the way of hands-on tweaking. Review Sections Review Specs. Ethernet Disk mini v2. Connect to a network drive with SMB. Best Storage Devices for

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Basic configuration of the mini is fairly standard. Initial install for Ethernet Disk Mini: Performance – USB mode.

Overall, it’s pretty easy to use and offers some nice functionality. LaCie IP Configurator 2.

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Seagate terms and conditions will apply. On the front of the drive is a large, blue power button, which can be used if you need to manually shut down the drive. And for share managementthere was only a single, predefined sharewith no option for creating another Figure 2.

USB storage does not automatically map to a share. IP configurator shows that the disk has been configured, but does not allow connection. This link will direct you to the Seagate website. Under the Status menu, which shows the number of current clients, there is a “System Log” button which shows a very detailed log from the mini Figure 3.

Setting Up – Review: LaCie Ethernet Disk mini

May I use my LaCie drive in another country? If you’re not into iTunes, it can also act as a regular uPNP server, which should make it compatible with even more programs such as Windows Media Player and standalone products etherdixk the Xbox and the Sony PlayStation 3.

The Bottom Line The LaCie Ethernet Disk Mini – Home Edition is a solid mediacentric network-attached storage drive with an easy-to-use Web interface, but don’t expect glitch-free access outside your home network. There also doesn’t seem to be any way to send email alerts for events etehrdisk as when the disk was becoming full. Mlni media streamers are slowly starting to take off–thanks to mainstream products such as the Apple TV and the Sony PS3 –but one of the annoying caveats with most streamers is that you need to have your computer on any time you want to access those files.

Home Edition and Internet Space. My quick read of the setup instructions indicated that the mini would be able to acquire an Ethernet address from a DHCP server, so I laciie let it power up. Performance – NAS mode Page 6: For example, you can’t even select individual files and folders to backup. Review Sections Review Specs.

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The LaCie Ethernet Disk Mini Home Edition can also function as an iTunes server, which means lzcie can load the drive with a bunch of music and it will be visible in iTunes. Under the Covers Page 5: The casing is made of thick gray metal–not plastic–and it has a heft to it that at least makes you feel like it’s well-made. Connect to a drive with FTP. To be honest, it’s still easier to use a photo-sharing site such as Flickr for family photos, but it’s a more attractive option for larger files such as ladie videos.

Ethernet Disk mini

Simply etherdissk the folder you want to share, click Share, and the Ethernet Disk Mini will send off an e-mail to your buddy with a link that allows him to access the files you selected. Identifying my Power Supply. To get around this limitation, the mini allows you to reformat the disk with a Linux ext3 filesystem that supports larger files, albeit with reduced portability. Performance – Competitive comparison Page 8: In our experience, navigating the interface was pretty pokey–so you’ll probably end up using this more as a last resort.

Unable to assign active directory permissions. The log seemed to grow quite large after a few boots of the device, which resulted in a long load-time in the web page.

Performance – NAS mode. Sun unseated as Unix leader?