15th May 2008 at 5:20 pm #2437
I have Firefly running on a PC with mapping to shares on two different NAS units on my network:
– Buffalo Terastation
– Promise NS4300N
Interactively I can access the shares on both NAS units on all the PC’s on my network.
On starting up, the Firefly log correctly enumerates the Windows-mapping of shares to their drive letters.
I have added the mapped paths (using the Windows drive letters) to mt-daapd.conf.
When performing a scan, Firefly properly adds to the database music content stored on the local hard drive and on the Buffalo Terastation.
But Firefly does not add a single file on the share located on the Promise NAS. There are no warnings or errors in the log.
What might be the source of the problem?15th May 2008 at 5:31 pm #17012
What are the relevant lines in the mt-daapd.conf?
I guess there is a syntax error, so firefly doesnt even pick up the other share.15th May 2008 at 5:36 pm #17013
I am using paths for the mapped drive letters:
I also noticed an earlier message from rpedde suggesting to a user that he change the Windows Services login to a user account that is successful in accessing the remote drives. So I just performed that change and have started the scan again. It’ll be a while before I know whether the Promise NAS is now visible to Firefly.
Should I try using UNC references in the .conf file (instead of the mapped drive letters)? When I try adding them via the web administration page, I get an error on saving.15th May 2008 at 5:44 pm #17014
OK– Good news.
I stopped the Firefly service again.
I changed the user account that Firefly logs in as.
I changed the paths to use UNC notation.
I put the “problem” Promise NAS first in the path list.
I restarted Firefly.
The log shows that Firefly has identified the music files on the Promise NAS and is adding them to the database.15th May 2008 at 6:20 pm #17015
Ok, so it was a permission problem once more. 😉
Glad that’s resolved.
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