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WD MyBook World Edition II

.. is an external storage device produced by Western Digital. You can use this product to: <blockquote>

  • Securely access and edit your files on any computer.
  • Get files from home while at the office.
  • Listen to the music on your My Book World Edition drive while you’re on vacation.
  • Securely share photos with your friends anywhere in the world without uploading them to the web.
  • Back up your laptop data to your home computer while you’re traveling.
  • Offer your clients an easy way to access business documents, designs, and artwork.
  • Eliminates the need for a separate FTP server.
  • Back up critical files to a remote drive for the ultimate protection from loss.
  • Simplify your home network and access data from any computer or external hard drive in the house.
  • Automatically back up all your PCs to one central location.
  • Gain peace of mind with a mirrored back up of important documents and images.

<cite>Western Digital, Product website</cite> </blockquote>

Product Specifications

Ethernet Network 10/100/1000 Mb/s capable
Download 2Mbps - 9Mbps
Upload 1Mbps - 5Mbps
Hard disk storage
Capacities 2TB 1.5TB 1TB
Buffer 16 MB
RPM 7200
Interface Ethernet, USB 2.0*
Physical Dimensions
Height 174.61 mm (Max)
Length 159.31 mm (Max)
Width 104 mm
Weight 2.67 kg

* to add other external hard drive

Similar Products

Device Name Hard Disk Capacities Interface
My Book – External Storage Devices
Essential Edition 1TB 750GB 500GB 320GB 160GB USB 2.0
Home Edition 1TB 750GB 500GB 320GB USB 2.0, eSATA, FireWire 400
Office Edition 1TB 750GB 500GB 320GB USB 2.0
Studio Edition 1TB 750GB 500GB 320GB USB 2.0, eSATA, FireWire 400/800
Studio Edition II 2TB 1TB USB 2.0, eSATA, FireWire 400/800
World Edition 1TB 750GB 500GB Ethernet
World Edition II 2TB 1.5TB 1TB Ethernet
Premium Edition II 2TB 1.5TB 1TB USB 2.0, FireWire 400/800
My Passport – Portable Hard Drives
Essential 320GB 250GB 160GB 120GB USB 2.0
Elite 320GB 250GB USB 2.0
My DVR Expander – External DVR Storage
My DVR Expander 500GB eSATA
WD Elements – External Hard Drives
Desktop 500GB 400GB 320GB 250GB USB 2.0
Portable 250GB 160GB 120GB 80GB USB 2.0

<note warning>The author and the development team do not assume responsability for any harm or loss you may suffer if you execute the fallowing code. The information provided is considered experimental and if you don't know what you are doing you may crash your device for good.</note>

Device Hacks

To install a fully functional Linux web server on a new WD MyBook World all the fallowing steps must be executed in the given order. You may alter this order or the commands provided if you what to customise the server.

  1. Start SSH server – Access the Admin web interface to enable the SSH support.
  2. Configure Optware – Install software package repositories support
  3. Install MySQL – Download, configure and compile the MySQL server
  4. Install PHP – Download, configure and compile PHP and some important extensions
  5. Configure Lighttpd – Update Lighttpd configuration files to serve PHP

Tips and Tricks

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