Unlike Final Cut Pro 7 Projects, Final Cut Pro X libraries cannot be opened or saved to an AFP or SMB share point. It needs to be on a local storage or on a SAN. Using a SAN is more complex and requires a bigger budget, which can be out of reach for postproduction companies with only a few edit suites. If you want to use SAN, please refer to: How to create and use the iSCSI target service on a QNAP Turbo NAS
or watch the video here:
How to set up IP-SAN by using iSCSI target on a QNAP NAS?
Another solution is to use NFS for FCPX project. The shared media can be mounted on NFS or SMB, and the library can be only stored on the mount via NFS. However, the library mount has to be configured and recognized as a local drive. The options need to be given when the NAS share is mounted via NFS.
1. Edit nfs.conf within /etc (Create it if it doesn't exist)
2. Add options to nfs.conf which will apply to system when the share is mounted.
3. For additional performance, latency in NFS write operations can be reduced further. This is accomplished by modifying the nfs.conf file to include this additional line: