1. Saqr

    4-bay DS system - Install 4 drives at once or install as need arise ?

    Hi all, I am about to buy a 4 bay NAS system. Is is best practice to install all four HDD drives from the beginning or it is better to install them as needed ? It is planned to run an SHR volume. Mostly will buy DS720+ or DS920+ models.
  2. jeyare

    Info 4-bay USB enclosure (only) - affordable alternative for NAS just for $200

    yesterday I had the opportunity to read strange article (quoted below). In the introduction I imagined a solution for photographers, amateur filmmakers who need immediate backup of quantum data as soon as possible to a safer type of storage during a production time. But this article has...
  3. mtichbon

    Help with upgrade method from 2-bay to 5-bay

    I'm currently running a DS716+ii but with a slightly unconventional HDD setup. I've got an 8TB drive that has all my data (photos, music, video and cloudstation) and a 3TB drive, which was the original HDD from my first DS213J, which currently has everything else - homes, netbackup, plex etc...
  4. wwwampy

    Added 2 more discs to 4-bay NAS - not initialized?

    I had 2 discs in my 4-bay DS418play. Today I've added another 2, but it says Not initialized: Do I need to do anything after adding them?