1. blackvoid

    blackvoid Docker Top 10 images and solutions

    I’ve been using Docker for about 5y and up until now have tested a large number of various images. Some official some community driven but no matter who is maintaining it, if it’s a useful product that I need I’ll use it. So this is my list of my top 10 images that I can’t function without on...
  2. blackvoid

    blackvoid HTTP to HTTPS redirect

    This will be a quick tutorial on http to https redirect for all of you using Synology reverse proxy (usually in a combination with Docker containers) or in general any means to host any content on your NAS. Why is http to https needed? Well for one it will force any attempts to access your...
  3. blackvoid

    blackvoid Hybrid Share & Active Insight - Evolution of DSM 7

    Due to COVID-19 situation all Synology workshops were converted into webinars. Most of them stated on the 31st March, world backup day. What a coincident ha? I tuned into one of them, South Central US regional, that was suppose to take place in Texas. The whole workshop was very well done and...
  4. blackvoid

    blackvoid World Backup Day, March 31st

    March 31st. World backup day. If you are unaware, this is the day to raise awareness regarding your data its backup and your overall peace of mind knowing that all those digital bit and bytes are safe. Synology as a brand that works day and night to make products that focus primarily on data...
  5. blackvoid

    blackvoid The holy (mesh) trinity

    Setting up a mesh wifi configuration with Synology router lineup. The question is can an old model still serve it’s purpose, or is it just an old dinosaur in a modern age? Synology only recently started to sell and develop network devices, specificity routers. To date there are 3 models that...
  6. blackvoid

    blackvoid RSS - dying platform or the right way to read the news?

    Let's open up with a questions shall we? How do you read news today? Social media, Youtube like content, written words on web portals? Today there is a huge number of ways that you can get to almost any information you want. Sites, blogs, videos, tweets, just to name the few and yet, people...
  7. blackvoid

    blackvoid Acronis True Image Mobile - on-premise backup for your mobile device

    Today I would like to focus on a nice and elegant solution to backup your mobile device and not pay anything (if you own a compatible Synology NAS that is) that you might pay with any other solutions that you might be using. Just to keep things clear, we will talk about backing up only your...
  8. blackvoid

    blackvoid NAS SSD and DSM migration - the quick way

    Have you ever managed to upgrade the hdd setup in your nas without the need to backup anything and still get the result you wanted? Let’s see how you can upgrade a 2bay NAS from a single disk to a two drive setup without the need to reinstall DSM or to do any massive data transfers to a separate...
  9. blackvoid

    blackvoid 3-2-1 > Active Backup

    Synology's recent addition to their collection of great apps and solutions include a new version of Active Backup for Business package. In this article, I will reflect on the tool, how it can benefit you and see various scenarios it can be implemented in. Let's be honest. How many times have...
  10. blackvoid

    blackvoid Contact(s)! 1.0 - Beta

    If you are unaware, Synology has a Beta channel program for their various applications. Since they have started to pull away some apps from the core of their NAS OS, DSM, they also started to introduce some apps inside this beta channel for testing before rolling them out to the public. Being a...
  11. blackvoid

    blackvoid Snapshot & Replication - Synology’s business backup and recovery tool

    Let’s start with a question first. You do have backups right? I mean for everything? Not just your pictures and videos on your phone. I’m talking about documents, configurations, settings, online passwords, emails, you know, the IMPORTANT stuff. Well know that we know that you don’t (shame on...
  12. SynoMan

    Info New dawn for Synology users, welcome,

    Please read this blog post from our moderator @Rusty.