compatibily with ubuntu and wd red pro

Hi, the NAS542 it's compatible with ubuntu and western digital red pro 16 tb ?

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  • Mijzelf
    Mijzelf Posts: 2,139
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    What do you mean with 'compatible with Ubuntu'? You can't install Ubuntu on the NAS, but you can access the shares from a Ubuntu system. (Make sure samba client is installed on Ubuntu).
    And yes, that disk will work on a '542, yet there is a problem. The NAS supports a maximum volume size of 16TiB, so if you intent to create a raid0 or raid5 array of several 16TB disks, you'll have to create several volumes to utilize all that space.

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