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COnnecting external Hard Drive to network.

By maxkoz ·
Is it possible to connect an external hard drive to a network with the use of a print server? How would it be done.

Thank you.

MAx

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by HAL 9000 Moderator In reply to COnnecting external Hard ...

Yes it's possible though not desired as these external USB drives really are not supposed to be constantly run they fail way too often when used like that.

But you could just plug it into a USB port and share the Drive/Folder/Files and allow others to see/read or whatever.

You would be much better off using a NAS Network Attached Storage unit to save Network Files to as these units are designed to keep the drives within their normal Operating Temperatures and reduce failure rates.

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