Network Attached Storage (NAS) Cloud Server using Raspberry Pi

Network Attached Storage (NAS) Cloud Server using Raspberry Pi

Project Domain / Category

Networks-IOT

Abstract/Introduction:

NAS stands for network attached storage, and it allows you to store files such as photos, movies, documents, and backups, among other things. NAS connects to your network and uses portable hard drives as an external storage device.

People now collect large amounts of data because practically everyone carries a smart phone with them wherever they go. You rely on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram’s “cloud” to keep your photographs and videos safe and accessible when you submit them. You could alternatively save data on a local hard drive, but accessing one remotely or from other devices is difficult.

A network attached storage (NAS) device is presented as a solution, which stores data locally, similar to a hard drive, but also works as a server that anyone on your network, or even across the internet, can access.

The Raspberry Pi, on the other hand, is such a versatile tiny board that it can serve as a low-cost NAS; after completing this project, you may use the Raspberry for a variety of other educational projects.

Functional Requirements:

  • Remote storage access over the Internet as if it is local.
    • SSH or SSL Secure
    • File System should be NTFS
    • Cross platform support i.e. Android, Windows, Linux or IOs.
    • Password Protection for NAS.
Hardware Requirements:
  • Raspberry pi micro-controller (Better use the latest version).
    • External Hard Drive
    • USB to SATA adapter
    • Power Supply for Raspberry Pi micro-controller.

Important Notes:


• Prior experience with the Raspberry Pi microcontroller is required.
• The project will be rejected if it does not include a Raspberry Pi.
• You can upload content to cloud storage using external libraries. You must ensure that you are well-versed in whatever you undertake.

Technologies:


• Python

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