General Synology discussions

Talk about Synology related topics in general, not hardware, software or app specific.
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Took it, along with my DX213 Bay, up to the shed and blew out all of the dust with the airgun from my compressor. Cough, choke! :D Jammed the...
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Do you use your NAS for storage? For mail? What do you expect from your NAS? Share with us.
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Where do you have your NAS? In a server rack? On a bookshelf? On a table? In the kitchen? Hopefully not in the bathroom. You can photo your NAS...
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The motives are good and if you use public wifi hotspots then having different MAC per connection makes sense to stop tracking. But, and there is...
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Has anyone heard if Synology will be offering a 12-bay desktop with features similar to the DS1621xs+ in the 2021 timeframe? I am specifically...
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Hi all, I've recently set up a Synology DS220 to act as a target for Apple Time Machine backups. I'm now trying to find a way to periodically...
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I want to watch homevideos located on my DS918+ on my ATV4K. Currently I use screen mirroring from my phone (using "DS File") to ATV4K but there's...
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I've been looking to expand my NAS usage as well as improve my Apple Homekit system. What do I find that both HOOBS and Homebridge can run on the...
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Hi folks, new Synology (and this forum) user, finally gave up on HP MSS and WHS V1.. I have searched this site for answers but have not found a...
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Hey folks I'd like to use my Synology to download torrents through the PIA (Private Internet Access) VPN service. On Linux/Windows/Mac, PIA has...
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I’m walking through the mydoodads videos setting up my DS-718+. I have not created shared folders or set up users yet. I did connect my usb...
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In an attempt to try and learn a bit about Docker, I installed and created my first container. Transmission seems to be a popular image so I...
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In a previous thread, one of the long-timers said (I think as a joke) that we should start this thread. I think we should. There seems to be a...
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I’ve been a Synology NAS user for many years. As my DS1515+ is obsolete despite attaching an add on system which is only one year old, I am...
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Hi All, Sorry I'm not quite an owner or enthusiast (as yet), in fact at the moment I know very little about NAS drives, but I'm looking to buy a...
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Can anyone recommend a synology hosted link shortener service, that I could use with my own domain?
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Hi, I’ve managed to run AdGuard. Thanks to @Telos mentioned video :) Prior to that, I’ve tried Pi-hole set up to use the host on Docker (not the...
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I have literally spent all day figuring out how to direct my Sonos acct to my audio folder on my NAS. It was a ton of trial and error and reading...
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Hi All, I am new here at this forum and am really hoping that someone can give me some advice as I have lost my passphrase to my NAS. Here is the...
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Hello everyone. I'm new to the forum, so if this question has already been answered, my apologies. Here are my system and network statistics...
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I'm really struggling here. I'm decommissioning a computer and want to copy a user's folder from user directory to my NAS as a 90% solution to...
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This really bothers me and was discovered recently. When browsing my photos on my NAS (DS918+) in Windows Explorer and doubleclicking a photo...
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Setting up my DS720+ for the first time and noticed that one of my hard drives is not Initialized and I can't create Storage Pools or Volumes. the...
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