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I’m looking for advise on the best way to add external storage.
I’ve setup a data folder under /opt/data as part of the install. I now want to add a chunk of storage from a synology NAS which will be used for ‘group shares’ storage.
I’m assuming I need to use the ‘external folders’ app? Is there any other options?
If I’m using the external storage app, which is the better option
- Mount the storage as NFS on the host and use the local option for the external folders
- Use SMB/CIFS
- Install WebDAV server on the NAS and connect via that
For each of the group shares, I will have one or two users who I only want to give read access and I’d rather not have to duplicate users across both the nextcloud and NAS to allow fine grained access control
Thanks in advance