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Connecting a Raspberry Pi to a WD the Cloud Network Attached hard disk drive:

Connecting a Raspberry Pi to a WD the Cloud Network Attached hard disk drive:

Recently during a residence move, we dropped my good old fashioned dependable Raspberry Pi – hard disk Network Attached space device. Basically we connected my outside hard disk drive to a Raspberry Pi along with a Network Attached space drive which allowed me to access my news from any unit back at my home community.

Then I realised it absolutely was time and energy to buy a passionate NAS.

I shelled down for the WE My Cloud 4 TB host, which by all reports is a great bit of gear – nonetheless i desired one thing significantly more than a standalone NAS and I also wished to have the ability to access the WD My Cloud from my Pi.

Here’s exactly just how we connected my Pi into the our Cloud! The guide below should work with any NAS – not only the WD our Cloud.

Discover the ip of the NAS:

You can perform an “arp-scan” from your Raspberry Pi to find it, here’s how I found mine if you don’t know the IP address of your NAS:

You can find the IP address in your settings, as per the instructions here if you still can’t find the IP address, for the WD My Cloud.

In my own instance my NAS internet protocol address had been:

Mounting the NAS to your Raspberry Pi:

The initial step to accessing the NAS from your Raspberry Pi is always to install the external HDD as being a file system in the Raspberry Pi, this can enable you to view the NAS, as you would any directory from the Pi. This really is pretty effortless actually, while the CIFS (CIFS Common Web File Share, a protocol dictating how different OS’ share files among them, including Windows and Linux) protocol takes proper care of every thing.…