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jacoporicci

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About jacoporicci

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    Lighting Programming
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    Lighting Programmer and Operator for live events and tv shows
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    Lighting Programmer
  1. I did an NVRAM e PRAM reset but that didn't solve the issue. Any other option anyone? Thanks
  2. Hey thanks for replying. How do you reset the adapter?
  3. Hey everyone, here's a (at least to me) pretty odd one. Recently I've changed the SSID on my Asus RT-AC86U router on both the 2.4 and 5GHz bandwidths. From that point it looks like that only my Macbook Pro (connected to the 5GHz) randomly disconnects. No other device in the house drops the connection and my Macbook does fine on every other network that is not that one. I did restart the router and the laptop and made it forget the wifi network but that didn't do the trick. I still have to test if it does the same thing on the 2.4. Does any of you have a clue about what's going on? Thanks!
  4. UPDATE: So I bought a super cheap DLink Wifi Extender on Amazon just to give it a try and return it. Of course it didn't work so I suppose I either have to find a better quality product or change approach and have a point to point antenna and then connect the receiving antenna to an access point in the AirBnb. Has any of you guys had any experience with something similar? Edit: I've found THIS on Amazon (I'll remove the link and put the name of the item if links are not allowed) but looks very chinese. Thanks!
  5. Thanks everyone who contributed to the post. Looks like I have a fair bit to study. Will come back to annoy y'all if I need more help!
  6. Yes they are on the same level but they don't share the same "hole" (as pictured) so running a cable would be pretty impossible. Do I have to use same brand products to do the bridge? Is there any wireless antenna that can connect to an existing network like a normal client would do and then pass that connection onto another access point via ethernet? Am I overthinking this? Thanks!
  7. Sorry for the late replies, it's been a hell of a couple weeks. Would it be better in you opinion to have an antenna that connects directly to my wifi like a "client" and then that antenna is in the same network as the router/ap providing connection in the airbnb? Yes, they're literally 20 meters apart, there's just a small hallway with the elevator in between the two doors. Already did it. I can do it, it's all legal here. I might investigate into this but I'm way ahead in the construction work so I don't think I'll be able to pass that cable nicely. Also, both the apartments are on the third floor and it would be pretty impractical to route a cable out of my apartment, down 10 meters, up 10 meters and poke a hole in a wall to get into the other apartment. Now that I'm thinking the two apartments are close but on different "wings" of the building so they don't share the same walls. I don't know how to explain it so here's a picture: 2/4 windows in my apartment open in the red square "hole" and 2/4 windows in the airbnb open in the green one and the two holes don't communicate at ground floor. I have a couple of routers laying around, would be good to be able to recycle something. Will look into that, thanks!
  8. Hey @SupaKomputa thanks for the reply. So my intuition was sort of correct, I should be able to extend my current network just by having a "receiver" in the new house that will also serve as the AP for the guests without having to deal with multiple devices like I was thinking. As far as restricting if I remember correctly the Asus router gives to ability to cut guest ssid out of the main local network so if I'm able to extend that network I should be good. Thanks!
  9. Hello everyone, tried to google a bit but don't know what product to look for to solve this. I just bought another apartment in the condo i currently live in and want to make it into an AirBnb. This apartment is on the same floor as the one I'm living in with the entrances being less than 20 meters apart. I want to use the same connection I have in my house in this apartament but with the ability to create a separate network for the guests. The idea I came up with is some sort of antenna connected to my router beaming to a receiver in the AirBnb, connected to another router that will provide the actual SSID airbnb guests will connect to. Does it make sense? What type of products should I google for? How will I restrict guests from being able to access my personal home network? I currently have an Asus RT-AC86U router for my house. Another solution to restrict access to my network would be to create a Guest SSID on my Asus RT-AC86U and extend that but I feel like two dedicated antennas creating a bridge would be better for signal strenght. For this solution, will a NETGEAR WN3000RP be the thing I would use? Do you have any recommendation on better products? (Ethernet is not a viable solution because I will have to do construction work in a public area to have a cable going from my apartment to the airbnb) What's your guys advice? Thanks!
  10. Thanks for the thorough response, definitely helped. What's the correct procedure to make sure that backups are truly 1:1? I've read a couple of procedures on the web but couldn't remember what they were about. Thanks!
  11. Hello everyone, I'm updating my file storage situation and I narrowed my selection to the following Synology products: DS918+ (4 bays), DS1019+ (5 bays), DS1618+ (6 bays) Now I'm in the process to pick which HDD and in what configuration I'm gonna put in the system. I currently have 4TB of storage in R1 and it took me over 4 years to fill it up so I'm looking at a 8-12TB goal for this new storage. This will mainly be personal stuff and archival of old work stuff. Knowing this, these are the option I came up with but can't decide on which way to go, so I'd really appreciate if someone can share their experience. Let's assume I will buy 4TB drives. Let's also assume that this whole box is gonna be backed up on a cloud service and/or off site server. I think with a 4 bay, the best solution will be a Raid 10 but I'm really struggling with the idea of losing half of my storage capacity. Also, how risky is Raid 5 for real, that will bring me to 12TB? What's the performance hit knowing that this will just be attached to the network with 2 Gigabit LAN aggregated? Will I be able to use the Raid 10 performance benefit with that type of connection? With the 5 bay solution I can go Raid 6, but again, I don't want it to be slow. So, how slow is Raid 6? Do I really need a 2 drive redundancy? With the 6 bay solution I can go Raid 10 and have a 12TB storage unit but price increases significantly. This leads me to drives: should I pick 5400 or 7200 rpm drives? Will I get a hit with 5400 RPM considering the network situation? Will the RAID 10 make up for the slower drive? Sorry if this is all over the place but I’m really confused on how to approach this. Thanks to whoever will responds and help me clear my mind out.
  12. Thanks for this, definitely a solid option. The question now is: can you fit enough drives in a case this small? Are you aware of any website that compares cases or where you can search by size/needs?
  13. Thanks for all the responses guys. So, from what I undestand, there's no "best" solution that wins over the others. In case I decide to go DIY, does anyone know of a case I can use for this build considering the space that I have?
  14. Thanks for the input. And yes, I agree with you. The thing that concerns me about getting a commercial box is scalability and expansion as my only way to expand my storage will just be getting bigger drives. I don't know where I read that it's usually best practice to go with more drives of smaller capacity than with fewer high capacity drives but I might be wrong. I think that thing said that usually higher capacity drives are more prone to failures but the technology has probably advanced on that side. Also, I'm currently unable to pick a box because the options are too many while I roughly know what I should get to build a DIY solution. Are you able to recommend a product or a category? Is there any website that compares this stuff? DIY solution stops me because of the case, power draw and which OS to install. The actual build shouldn't take that long. Thanks!
  15. Hello everyone! Preface: I love technology and I watch every single video of this stuff but I’m not a massive expert compared to some of you so please bear with me for incorrect stuff. Also, I’m Italian so my English might not be the best. I'm in the process of updating the storage situation at home that also serves as an archive for all the past works. On the personal stuff side: it’s the usual stuff, movies, family photos, documents and what not. Work stuff: I’m a lighting designer so once a project is finished I usually make a folder with the project/artist name and store all the paperwork and also music and footage of the shows (this can’t get quite heavy as it’s full concerts recorded in 1080). Little background: my solution now is a Lacie Big2 Nas with 2 x Enterprise WD Gold 4TB drives in Raid 1. (as pictured) Now, first requirement is that I want access policies for work and personal stuff so I can also share the family stuff with the rest of the house (a media server like plex could be a plus). For remote access I already have a VPN server running on my router but if I can run something on the new system to make it faster that would be cool. Also, being a house it should be silent. (Yes, I f***d it up on the HDD choice I know) Limitations: The space I have to put this system in is the one in the photo attached and each “module” measures w43 h33 d29 cm and I can get another module above if needed but it’s not very deep. Reading a bunch on the forum I narrowed my option to these: - Building a Unraid machine - Bullding a FreeNas machine - Buying a Synology (or another top of the line) NAS (maybe 4 or 6 bays) and fill it with 4 x 4TB drives in a Raid 10 so I can have a mix between speed and redundancy (I need advice here on best options, my knowledge is quite limited on this) First option looks the most fun to me and probably easier but I know that Unraid sucks a lot of storage capacity and may not be the best option considering my physical space limitations. Also, is there even a case that fits in that space? Second option will solve the Unraid problem of limiting the storage capacity but I heard that FreeNas is more complex (I don’t know if it’s more or less feature rich tho) and I’ll still need to find a case for that. Third option would be the easiest one but, for the same capacity, is gonna be very expensive and I think the processors they use all seem very slow and outdated. Also, which NAS? Synology alone has far too many options and I find it quite impossible to understand all the little nuances and differences between every model. (Both the first two option will also draw more power from the wall I think but I won’t quote myself on this. There’s probably a proper way of building these machines without wasting resources) Also to consider, I travel a lot for work. And by a lot I mean A LOT (like 170 flights a year) so I don’t have plenty of time to fix issues or to build the machine and tune it so I need something that’s as smooth as possible to setup without sacrificing performances because I don’t like compromises and I can go the extra mile if needed. I think this is it for now, thanks to whoever will find the patience to deal with this and help me. P.S. Please don't mess with me for my diy "server fan" type cooling solution lol
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