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Unread post by a_c_skinner » Fri Apr 07, 2017 2:49 pm

With apologies if this is a repeat, but I have searched on here and the www.

I am making backup copies of my data from time to time with the filestation "copy to/move to" feature. It usually works, but sometimes not. There seems no immediate pattern. The error message is always failed to copy "home/data/folder" This action is not supported. Today it worked with one big folder (1Tb) but failed with another smaller (100Mb) folder to the same USB disk, plenty of space, formatted to EXT4. It only seems to fail when skip copying a folder into a destination that already has much of the data in it, so I am looking to only copy new files. I could use GRsync but that would be much slower as it would be at network not usb 3 speed. Any advice would be helpful.



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Re: This action is not supported

Unread post by Ravezz » Tue Aug 29, 2017 7:08 pm


I have the same problem. 3TB HDD, formatted as ext4, connected through USB 3.0 to my DS415+. I get "failed to copy/move etc. This action is not supported".

Permissions to usbshare, folders and subfolders are set read/write for admins.

I will try to access the drive through windows using which was mentioned in other post.

Keep you posted.

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