Turning old hardware into network storage


In EasyNAS v1.0.0, you'll find the Scheduler and Backup & Restore options in sidebar on the left. These options are designed to allow the use of Btrfs snapshots in addition to backing up and restoring data. Currently, Scheduler and Backup & Restore are under development and cannot be used. For a backup, you still must manually create a complete copy of the data files, for example, via the file manager on a client computer.


EasyNAS gives you a network storage solution that does exactly what it's supposed to do without any frills – store and manage your data on a NAS system. EasyNAS's visually and ergonomically consistent user interface eliminates the need for time-consuming familiarization. Thanks to the openSUSE base and the Btrfs filesystem, EasyNAS's basic functionality can be expected to grow in future versions.

EasyNAS also stands out because of its frugal hardware requirements. Even ancient PCs can easily be converted into a NAS storage system, making EasyNAS suitable for home users without special knowledge who want to quickly set up and use network storage.


  1. EasyNAS: https://easynas.org
  2. EasyNAS images on SourceForge: https://sourceforge.net/projects/easynas/files/

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