General Synology discussions

Talk about Synology related topics in general, not hardware, software or app specific.
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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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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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I have looked for tutorials as well as threads... and no doubt it's me and my limited skill level (a 220+ Raid 1 : 4T/4T) . My laptop (MBP 2021)...
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I currently have a Qnap and a PC on a different network, 120 km away Is it possible to have a program that can backup from my PC( windows) to...
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When I try to export several photos on the same time from Lightroom on my iPhone to Synology Drive I only get a handful of photos, not all that...
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As I speak, I am transferring my files from my old external HD to the nas. I have noticed the upload speed is painstakingly slow. I am assuming...
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Hi everyone :) I am currently using a Synology DS1819+ as a file server and to host a wiki (~20 users). The device comes equipped with 4GB of...
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I have a client that needs more space on the NAS. I have two options and would like to know what you guys think is the better option. Option 1...
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Following up a niggle in another thread regarding the lax alerting of updates, I decided to write a script to plough through the Synology...
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Is there a way to add a Desktop shortcut to a website (for example to Docker App) for non-admin users?
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Hi, I recently bought a DS213J which I'm using solely with an external USB device which has super/ military grade security. In a silent room the...
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I am brand new to the world of NAS. I just bought and installed a 220j with two 6TB Seagate Iron Wolf 5700 rpm drives. My primary purpose was to...
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Synology Photostation is no more with DSM 7 as you all know. "Photos" is a huge disappointment, I really try to like "Photos" but I can't at the...
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3 days ago, my DS415+ didn't reboot properly. It had been running flawlessly for over a year. It ended with a blinking blue light, no disk lights...
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I’m having a hard time understanding file structure. I am using moments but it installs drive and installs the pictures in drive , but I can’t...
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About 6 months ago I bought my first NAS for my home/office setup, a DS220J with 2 x 2TB Seagate Iron Wolf drives. I’ve now bought a DS220+ with 2...
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Hi, I have a DS1010+ that appears to have a corrupt of blank internal Usb flash unit When I try to boot the DS1010+ it gets a blue flashing...
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I have a Data scrubbing running once a month. Defrag is not critical so I didn't schedule it and I performed it only once since I bought DS920+...
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Hi all, apologies of my question is stupid - I’m still a learner in storage :) I did some research before I post it but couldn’t find something...
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Hello everyone, me again. So I've searched this, seen lots of posts... From what I gather I can't just have download station connected to a VPN...
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Hi everyone, I'm looking for the best practice and reliable way to backup - just like everyone else I guess. Hyperbackup, rsync or alternative...
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I've read through these threads, but still have some questions...
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