Installation, Configuration, Migration, Expansion

Topics about volume setup, boot/shutdown, initialization, DSM update, HDD migration.
Hello! I just bought a DS1019 and need help choosing the best set up options for it. I am coming from a drobo which was easy to set up, but...
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Some of my oldest NAS HDDs currently in use (Seagate ST3000VN000's, from before they got the IronWolf brand name) have been in continuous use for...
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Hi, Following a critical HDD failure at the weekend, I decided that I would setup my DS415Play again with SHR rather than just single storage...
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I have 4 4 TB hard disks and until now they they are configured as RAID 10. I am wondering how people cycle/expand disk? Say if I want to upgrade...
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Hello everyone , I have a problem assigning permissions on the photo folder created by default when the NAS is turned on for the first time. I...
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I noticed that Cloud Sync doesn't convert the google files (docs, spreadsheets..) created using the google web UI. Is there a way to do it? Should...
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Hi everyone, I have a Client's DS918+ with 4 hdds, 1 x 8TB and 1 x 4TB for storing backups. 2 x 4TB drives in Raid 1 for other stuff. The 1 x...
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I'm looking for a solution to archive remote mails on synology in a searchable way. I'm thinking to add a rule on the remote mail server to copy a...
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Until now I had the rs819 behind the switch and then the vibration was apparently stopped because the switch was pressuring somehow the case. But...
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I get the error "The operation failed. Please login to DSM again and retry" I also cannot restart or power off the NAS from the DSM menu...
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Hello I have a problem. Tried to get help from Synology, but they replied that it is out of their range. I have changed old 2TB HDD to brand new...
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I have a DS718+ with two 4tb drives with only one volume on each, using 1.5Tb out of the 3.6Tb available. Each drive formatted as EXT4. Was...
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Hi, I'm shutting down my DS918+ at midnight and rebooting it at 6.00 o'clock in the morning. While this works 99,99% of the year, the Syno did...
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I’ve an old Ds211j...I must have had it at least 10 years although wasn’t used for a lot of those...with two 1Tb HDD RAID setup. How do I go about...
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We just switched to a Synology system for our primary file share at work. I was waiting to get a bit of use out of the way before purchasing some...
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Two questions. Trying to help my friend set up his 218+. I've set up 1 NAS before: my 718+. So, still shooting in the dark some. 1) He...
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Hi! I'm querying my Synology metrics using SNMP. Some metrics do return disk numbers like disk1, disk2 and more others return sda, sdb, sdc, sdd...
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Oh no! Just had one of my WD red 3tb drives die in my 1515+. I heard the unit making a horrid racket, bit like a screeching sort of noise. I...
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Adding offsite backup to our setup (will sit in my office at home across town). Would using a DS118 with a single drive be ok? Am I shooting...
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