I have a HDD connected to the INTERNEX BOX 2 via USB3.0 port and Central Storage is active.
There is no problem in the functioning of the NAS. The drive is shared.
However, if I try to transfer data larger than 4GB either from PC or another drive which is also part of the NAS; it fails with error the moment it reaches 4 GB of transfer.
On Windows, it gives "Error 0x8007003B: An Unexpected Network Error Occurred" and similar problems on Linux.
I tried different ways and different transfer protocols but the result is the same.
INTERNEX BOX 2 is on latest firmware and all settings seem in order.
CPU Usage of IB3 was max 9%.
File was copied without any problems.
Test was done from windows 10 1909 client.
Doing the same wifi MacOS (latest) on WIFI (still IB3, no repeater)
MacOS Result for a 5 GB File (via Wifi) --> about 7 minutes --> about 12MB/s
So in summary:
Most transfers have a maximum size that can be transferred per file. This can not be changed because the Internet Box is a closed ecosystem.
But otherwise have a look at this tutorial: https://www.ionos.com/digitalguide/server/configuration/raspberry-pi-nas/
is the disk FAT32 formatted?
No it is NTFS formatted. If connect it directly to the PC I can store large files without a problem. It is not about the drive, it is about Internet Box not supporting such large transfers over the network. A firmware or OS update would be welcomed
Would IB3 bring any solution to this limitation?
I dont think so, because this is not a bug its a security feature.
If you transfer a higher amount of data per file, it is possible that it is going to be corrupt.
The default limitation for SMB Services ist mostly 250MB to 2 GB. Swisscom used 4GB to make it easier.
If you dont want a Limitation -> then use a own Samba Server. Its Easy and if you want you can create a Cloud with this too: then you have access from everywhere.
Did you test a large file?Otherwise if you want @symbolic I could test. I have an IB3
@suisse i havent tested it yet.
If you could it would be great!
Ok, just formated a 64 Gb stick with exfat and will test to copy a large file to the NAS.
Great! Thank you. Let's see the result.
In fact, could you also check the speed of transfer? That could potentially answer other question as well
Sandisk 64 Gb stick, formated to NTFS directly from the ib3 GUI.
testing right now with a 5 GB ISO file....
It's copying at about 55 MB/s... directly connected through 1GB ethernet cable.
after 50% of the copy progress, speed has dropped to about 20 MB/s
Thank you @suisse
It is good to know that IB3 has addressed the issue 👍🏻
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