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Afternoon All, I have an Ethernet network running three Windows 10 computers. The network also includes 5 Synology NAS (210j running DSM 5.2-5967...
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Hello. I'm trying to do two things - replace half of my old, small drives with new, larger drives, and change my RAID type from RAID 6 to SHR...
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As you can see the screenshot below, it was from Resource manager->Memory tab. What is the different between buffer and cache? When the...
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I have 4 x 6TB drives in a raid 6 with a btfs file system, can i replace the drives one at a time until each rebuilds with 14 TB drives, when and...
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My DS220+ running DSM7 with 18GB memory. Under Control panel->Hardware & Power, there is optional that given a option to enable memory compression...
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On my DS2411+ I had 2TB drives in use and started seeing more and more failures, more often from newer drives than the old ones. So I bought...
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Has anyone tried this yet? I keep getting a message to set "Hello World" I have tried various combinations but in vain. Hoping someone on the...
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So I finally got my DS1520+ set up like I want it...and I want to enable snapshots so I can roll-back like I can in APFS (Apple's file system). I...
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Hi, last week I moved my Plex directory after DSM 7.0 update to the new Shared Folder. It took a bit because I have 400GB of media, but after I...
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Hello, all. First post so forgive me if I either go into too much detail or too little. I was the victim of bad pre-purchase instructions from a...
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Hi folks. This may prove a controversial question... I'm interested in getting a feel for Synology users' views. Should DSM (and App/Package?)...
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Recently upgraded to DSM 7.0 and lost access via SMB. Here the steps that i followed. 1. Backup everything via HyperBackup 2. Upgrade to DSM 7 2...
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Morning All, I have a 220+ running DMS 7 with two 4TB HDDs configured as JBOD. I would like to expand the JBOD by replacing one of my 4TB HDDs...
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I would like to bond LAN 1 and LAN 2 on my Syno DS920+ to speed up the connection and more. At the moment the NAS is connected to a switch through...
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Hi. I've recently run the DSM 7 upgrade from DSM 6.2. Despite the Package Centre/Settings/Default Volume being set to "Always ask me" the upgrade...
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So I replaced 4 of my 5 bay DS1513 volumes with 8T drives from 3T drives, I left Vol I as a 3T drive since it doesn't host data. My question is...
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Hello all, I’m laying my plans out for moving from a ds1815+ to a ds1821+. My first question (and probably a dumb one) is, if I link two ports on...
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Hi, I'm looking forward for some advices on how to safely proceed to a disk upgrade of a cluster (SHA) of 2x 1513+ (5 bays) needed with 4 x 3Tb...
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I have just moved all my files from a windows server to our synology. I'm now trying to get my mappings and permissions set up. What I would...
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If I setup all 4 ports of my Synology to be bonded for link aggregation (and then set it up in my managed switch), what happens if the switch...
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