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November 14th, 2009, 08:01 PM
I am having a bit of difficulty getting my head round the naming conventions used for naming network drives.
I wish to back-up data from my usb drive to a share on my Freenas nas.
I am happy that the share on the usb is called /media/usb drive/downloads/ as grsync can see the share and count the files.
In the file manager I have seen the freenas share named as smb://freenas.local/data2/ but if I use that name the hostname cannot be resolved.

November 15th, 2009, 11:51 AM
I normally mount my network shares to a permanent mount point, but you'll probably find that the file manager will mount them to a folder in /media as well.